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Signs of Bed Bugs - ... Most people don’t realize they have been bitten until the bite marks appear which can take anywhere between one to several days after the initial bite. These red bumps are often small, flat or raised. Symptoms of these bits include redness, swelling and itching. Bed bug bite marks can be similar to that of a mosquito or a flea -- a slightly swollen and red area that is itchy and irritating. The can appear to be random or appear in a straight line. Other symptoms of bed bug bites may include insomnia, anxiety, and skin problems from scratching of the area of the bed bug bites....   [tags: bites, infestation, preventative] 635 words
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George Bugs Moran - George “Bugs” Moran was one of the most famous gangsters of all time due to his fame during the prohibition era, and constant fighting with Al Capone (“Bugs Moran” National Crimes…par. 3). He was also one of the very few gangsters who was actually street smart because of his crime starting at such a young age (“Bugs Moran” par. 2). He got the nickname of “Bugs; because he was a rather violent criminal, so everyone thought he was “buggy” (Bardsley par. 1). His “buggy” attitude showed by him driving his rival gangs absolutely nuts making most of them, especially Capone, regret that they ever left New York and stepped foot in Chicago (Keefe 6)....   [tags: ganster, al capone, crimes]
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Bugs Bunny And The Marlboro Man - Bugs Bunny and the Marlboro Man How often do you watch television and not see violence, smoking, and drinking. Not very often. Everyday you watch television, and everyday you see one of these acts. You are not the only one who sees this, your children do, too. Every time you turn on the television to watch the news, a cartoon, a movie, or your favorite television series, you see something that is wrong with the world. Even if the shows you are watching don't show the bad things in the world, the commercials do....   [tags: essays research papers] 582 words
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Bugs Moran - George “Bugs” Moran: The Gangster George “Bugs” Moran was not born in Chicago as thought by many people. He was born to Polish and Irish immigrant parents in 1893. Although, he was shortly moved to Chicago where it all started. Moran joined many different gangs throughout his childhood and teen years. He committed more than 20 known robberies and was imprisoned three times before he was just 21 years of age. He was soon very important to a man’s gang that called themselves the Dion O'Banion's North Siders....   [tags: essays research papers] 552 words
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Factory Farms: A High Price to Pay for Cheap Meat - ... Most often the superbugs hitch a ride into the surrounding environment in the mountains of waste produced on industrial scale farms. They end up in our ground water, soil, and even our meats. Making themselves know in the ever increasing numbers of antibiotic-resistant infections that now kill more people annually than AIDS. Indeed, while antibiotics can shorten the confinement time of livestock by increasing the growth rates and enable farms to keep more animals in less space, it is imperative that the nontherapeutic use be terminated as common farming practice....   [tags: antibiotic, super bugs, cost]
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Why Genetically Modified Crops Aren't Safe. - Why Genetically Modified Crops Aren't Safe. For many years, scientists have been attempting to create perfect or near perfect genetically modified crops that benefit people, animals, and the environment. But there are many consequences when changing the plants DNA. It harms the animals that are being used as test subjects and on some occasions killed, effects other plants that are growing around the genetically modified crops, kills insects that come in contact with the BT crops that create a chemical that is supposed to kill the insects that feed on it....   [tags: dna, farmers, insects, bugs] 567 words
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Bugs for Breakfast is a very interesting video on the nature and habits of the people and what they like to eat - Magdalena Sociology 100 October 24, 2005 Reaction Paper 2 Bugs for Breakfast is a very interesting video on the nature and habits of the people and what they like to eat. It mainly features why people eat what they eat. This video has a lot to do with culture affecting the eating factors of what we eat. Culture is defined as the complex system of meaning and behavior that defines the way of life for a given group or society. In this case it defines what people eat....   [tags: Papers] 784 words
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Computer Security - Computer Security Computer security is the means by which the computer industry is combating computer crime. This topic was chosen because there is an ever-increasing dependency on computer systems. Any destruction or violation of these systems can cause more damage than ever before. New computer software/hardware is being developed everyday to help protect the computers of today and the systems of tomorrow. Viruses are one of the biggest problems facing IT professionals. More than 45,000 different viruses invade Window's based PC's each year....   [tags: Papers Technology Virus Bugs Cybercrime Essays] 581 words
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Lessons of a Child Entomologist - Lessons of a Child Entomologist The screaming began after someone on the playground killed a stinkbug. With looks of horror and disgust on their faces, my classmates who had been near the insect fled, pinching their noses as they shouted, "Ew. Stinkbug!" I witnessed the chaos from another section of the playground, where I had been kicking the sand around in search of colorful rocks. I watched the scene with curiosity. Did stinkbugs really smell so vile. I wanted to find out, but I couldn't very well rush towards the scene as the others raced away, otherwise I would be nicknamed Stinkbug Lover forever and ever (at least a week in kid years)....   [tags: Personal Narrative Bugs Essays] 1252 words
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An Indepth Look at Subjectivity and Panopticism. - Panopticism, as defined by Michel Foucault in his book Discipline and Punish, is (as proposed by Jeremy Bentham) a circular building with an observation tower in the centre of an open space surrounded by an outer wall. The idea behind this social theory that subjects, being watched by an upper power, always have either complete freedom or none at all. How can they have both you might ask. The subjects cannot see if someone is or isn’t watching them, therefore they should always act at there best....   [tags: Michel Foucault, Discipline and Punish]
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The Role of Insects in the Web of Life - When given the question “what good are bugs?” many people have nothing positive to say, as they only remember the bad things that bugs do; bees and wasps sting, ants get into homes, and spider webs are an eye sore. However, people tend to forget that bugs can do so many good things for the environments they live in. This includes pollinating flowers and other plants, decomposing plant debris and animals, helping control pest insect populations, and so much more. A constant lesson that has to be reinforced everyday so that everyone understands that not all bugs are bad and that many bugs do more than thought....   [tags: Insects Research Paper]
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My Pest Pros: Bed Bug and Pest Treatment - Bed bugs are very common that your beds can easily turn into their habitat. Bed bugs may not transmit diseases, but they can bite you and cause red and itchy welts. Deal with these bed bugs by contacting My Pest Pros. We specialize in pest control and offer bed bugs treatment in Fairfax. We have a couple of service plans that provide regular inspections and treatments. We offer commercial and residential services as well as green pest management. My Pest Pros offers organic and green pest control....   [tags: Pesticides, Insecticide, Fumigation] 768 words
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The Murder of Jimmy Hoffa - Chuckie was Jimmy Hoffa’s foster son…he and I were going to be part of the bait to lure Jimmy into a car with Sally Bugs…. Jimmy was supposed to feel safe with me in Chuckie’s car so he’d go to the “house with the brown shingles” and walk right in the door with me as his back up…. Chuckie was just an innocent bystander…all he knew was that he was taking us to pick up Jimmy... and then driving us all back to an important meeting with important people….(Brandt, 2005, p. 252) Chuckie arrived to the house and the Sally and Frank climbed into the car....   [tags: history, mafia, unions]
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The Battler by Ernest Hemingway - ... The strong, unassuming black man then goes on to explain why Ad is like the way he is, crazy and unpredictable in a way that is threatening to others. He also goes on about how after Ad left the ring, he got himself into some trouble on the streets, fighting whenever and wherever he found an opportunity, landing himself a cell in the local jail where he met Bugs who was in for “cuttin’ a man”. He also stated that once he got out of jail, he looked up Ad and set out to find him, eventually teaming up and going wherever they wanted with the money that Ad accrued during his time in the ring....   [tags: nick adams, imagery, symbolism] 674 words
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Philosophy of Child Development - Through my studies of Early Childhood Education, I have come to form my own philosophy on child development. In HCCF 467: Philosophies and Theories of Child Development, I took the Teacher Belief Inventory which assisted me in expressing my individual philosophy on child development. This inventory is a list of 30 statements for which you rate how strongly you agree or disagree. A number of points are given to each answer given, and then these scores are added up in three categories: cognitive-developmental, cultural-training/behaviorist, and maturationist-socialization....   [tags: Child Development ]
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Commentary on Silent Spring by Rachel Carson - ... "Can anyone believe it is possible to lay down such a barrage of poisons on the surface of the earth without making it unfit for all life" (p.6). Such a very good question, not only was she telling you what this stuff was doing she was also making you think. People can be told anything but to actually have a good example of what is going on really tends to stick with people more. Not only did Rachel just talk about what was going on and about how bad these new chemicals were but she also made it a point to lay down concrete information about the chemicals, "The production of synthetic pesticides in the United States soared from 124,- 259,000 pounds in 1947 to 637,666,000 pounds in 1960—...   [tags: Pesticides, Environment]
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Psychoanalytic Analysis of Killing the Grubs - Psychoanalytic Analysis of Killing the Grubs The psychoanalytic approach to an open text enables the reader to establish the difference between the good and the evil, and notice the importance of aggression in the words. The reader can even understand the characters' motives, which in turn help the reader become part of the story. "According to the Handbook of Critical Approaches to Literature the psychoanalytic approach is "...a valuable tool in understanding not only literature but human nature and their individual selves as well " (Guerin 156)." The reader is able to see the experiences of one character and predict how he/she will react to their environment....   [tags: Killing Grubs Essays] 874 words
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Cycles of Violence in The Battler - Cycles of Violence in The Battler      Ernest Hemingway's "The Battler" provides a continued account of Nick Adams' dangerous and violent life. Previous stories compiled in "The Short Stories" edition of Hemingway's work documents some of the tribulations of Nick Adams, one of Hemingway's protagonists. Apparently, Nick has been plagued by moments of sheer humility, terror, and immutable violence. In the Hemingway short story "Indian Camp," Nick is a young boy who witnesses a dreadfully difficult birth by a Native American woman, enduring all the while the hubris of his surgeon father, who is contestibly insensitive to Nick's innocence....   [tags: Battler Essays]
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The Social Impact of Genetically Modified Organisms and Crops - “Man has been modifying plants for over 10,00 years” (Pechan 2005). Whether man has been cross breeding or modifying, this has always been our nature since the agricultural revolution for the convenience of the farmer and the consumer. One such example of this modification is that of the potato. Potatoes have many cousins that can live in many different elemental conditions as well as have different shapes, sizes and taste (Pechan 2005). However, that process through breeding different plants is an ineffective way to farm for the convenience of the farmer and the industry as a whole....   [tags: health, human biology]
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Struggles in Post Civil War America - The Civil War split the nation in half. It tore apart families, and Union soldiers against Confederate soldiers for four miserable years. From the first shots fired at Fort Sumter 1861, and ending with a unanimous Confederate victory in 1865. All in all 630,000 people died and many thousands wounded. The deaths in the Civil War totally surpassed the death totals from any other war (1). For those managed to survive the up hill battle just began, they faced many unknowns in a world moving in an uncertain direction....   [tags: Post Civil War] 1034 words
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Arthropods are Small but Mighty - ... Caterpillars are also a great source of protein that are eaten by hundreds of people all over the world. People also consume eleven million crustaceans a year, another popular edible arthropod ("BBC Documentary - Insect Worlds: Them & Us - Episode 1."). The united nations has even suggested that eating insects will help solve the global hunger issue (TechMediaNetwork). Even though this may seem repulsive to many Westernized people, insects are soon to be on the menu for the West ("U.N. Suggests Eating Bugs to Fight World Hunger."). Arthropods have united people all over the world through trade....   [tags: invertebrates, hunger, pollinate food]
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Fighting a Mental War - Fighting a Mental War War is a peculiar thing; it torments soldiers physically but even more so mentally. When people think of war, they think of the battles and the physical aspects. What they do not realize is that there is a whole other side to war. People do not realize what a war can do to a person. Some soldiers become so accustomed to the war life that they cannot adjust back into life at home. Even if the soldiers are able to adjust, their memories about the war still haunt them. In his short stories, O'Brien writes about the experiences of soldiers in the Vietnam War....   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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Client Service and Management - In IT Companies, project which works on software product development face multiple challenges or issues during their entire software life cycle. One of the regular challenges which they face is the different kind or defects or issues in the software they developed or enhanced. These defects or issues are the problems which exist in their software. Normally the issues are unavoidable in any software’s. Even if certain piece of code introduced to fix one issue, the same code might add other defects....   [tags: software product development]
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Narrative Style and Structure of James and the Giant Peach - Narrative Style and Structure of James and the Giant Peach       The books that Roald Dahl has written have very interesting narrative styles. In the story James and the Giant Peach, Dahl uses vivid imagination. He uses many imaginary situations but yet at the same time encompasses enough realistic situations that the reader can still relate to it. In James and the Giant Peach, it starts out introducing a boy named James Henry Trotter who lives with his loving mother and father. The narrator of the book tells us, the readers, that James and his family's dream is to sail to New York City and climb all the way to the top of the Empire State Building....   [tags: James Giant Peach Essays]
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What’s it Worth to You? The Costs and Affordances of CMC Tools to Asian and American Users - What’s it Worth to You. The Costs and Affordances of CMC Tools to Asian and American Users (paper) Leslie Setlock and Susan Fussell from Cornell University looked into how Asian and American users differ in their communication goals. This affected perceived affordances using various computer-mediated communication (CMC) tools. An individual’s cultural context affected the person’s perception of appropriateness for using a communication medium. For example, Americans used email in a less formal manner whereas Asians were generally found to write emails using the more formal letter format....   [tags: Communication] 1708 words
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Importance of Family in the Short Story, Cakes - Confucius once said, “The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.” The majority of people across the world deem family as the uttermost important aspect of their life. Family is something that often teaches us moral values, and helps shape the individuals we become later in our lives. In the short story, “Cakes” Salvatore La Puma conveys the prominence of family in Italian-American immigrant culture in the 1940’s industrial era. La Puma utilizes the first paragraph as mini-ethnography to portray the unity of the Vitale family....   [tags: Salvatore La Puma] 999 words
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The Life and Times of Benjamin Bugsy Siegel - Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel was a man unlike any other, a man who strove to be better than what he was, and who grew up with nothing yet died with everything (Carter 179; PBS par. 1; Bugsy Siegel Encyclpaedia par. 3). Unlike many who give up in life because of the many problems they may face, Bugsy Siegel strove to be better than his father was (Carter 179). Eventually, Siegel began forcing peddle cart vendors to give him payments for protection from himself (PBS par. 2; Carter 179). Thus began Siegel’s transformation to a true mafia man running around with “Lucky” Luciano, Meyer Lansky, and the Murder Inc....   [tags: history, mob, mafia]
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The CDC's Campaign to Prevent Antimicrobial Resistance - ... Patient this day and age are often prescribed pills for every condition. Patients come into doctors’ offices demanding antibiotics and healthcare providers are filling these orders. This in turn contributed to this growing chain of antimicrobial resistance. Provides detailed description on how health care providers, patients and industries contribute to the development of drug resistant “bugs” The hospital setting is where most antimicrobial resistance bugs are produced. According to Sefton the hospital setting, especially in ICUs, Gram-negative rods such as Klebsiella spp., Pseudomonas spp....   [tags: healthcare, bacteria, disease] 1040 words
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Earth is the Planet of the Plants - ... Photovoltaic cells turn the solar energy into flowing electrons, meanwhile, plant cells turn it into plant food – and shares that knowing which one is better, the legislators could have a better idea to approve either biofuels or solar electricity. In order to try and find an answer to their very complex question (which model is better at capturing solar energy?), some biologists, and chemists, developed an experiment. Their experiment was based on how each cell stores energy, and how it is developed....   [tags: biology, photosynthesis, organic] 835 words
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The Cause of The Bubonic Plague - A germ identified as Yersinia pestis, also known as the plague bacteria, causes the bubonic plague. Yersinia pestis are Gram-negative bacteria found in some parts of the world, mainly Africa, Asia and South America. The bacteria caused around 1000 to 3000 plague cases each year, however only about 10 to 20 of these cases are in the United States. Yersinia pestis is found most commonly in rats, however it is occasionally found in other animals. Some of the other animals known to carry the bacteria are: - Mice - Fleas - Lice - Prairie dogs - Cats - Dogs - Squirrels - Wood rats - And Chipmunks....   [tags: yops, yersinia pestis, bacteria]
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Genetically Modified Organisms - Genetically modified Organism's have been prominate in our food supply for over twenty years. Over these years the way we produce livestock and produce has dramatically changed for the worst. GMO’s were created in a lab, where Scientist would literally force foreign DNA into a crop. This completely changes the genetic makeup of these crop. Why do they do this. They wanted to make a crop more resistant to weather, bugs, and lasted longer. The FDA allowed companies, like Monsanto, to add them to our food supply without any significant testing....   [tags: food supply, cross breeding, ]
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Psychosis and Other Psychology Terms - Psychosis is a loss of contact with reality, it usually characterized with hallucinations and delusions. A Hallucination is a disorder in the way things are sensed. One may hear voices, see things, or smell things that are not present. Auditory hallucinations are most common. A delusion is a disorder in the way one thinks; the most common delusions are those of grandeur and persecution, these are when one thinks that they very important or that someone is out to get them when in reality there is no good reason to think this....   [tags: Psychosis, Psychology, ] 1114 words
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Importance of Forensic Entomology - When investigating a case there are many different things to look for and inspect. In the event that there is a dead body found they must search for the cause of death, any wounds, the time of death, a possible suspect, and much more. One aspect of an investigation that is not usually heard of or known to many people is the forensic entomology or studying the bugs found within the body. “Forensic entomology is the study of insects for a medico-legal use” [1]. This is something that can actually be of great use to an investigation and can tell a lot more than one may think....   [tags: study of insects, criminology]
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Bud Not Buddy, by Christopher Paul Curtis - Bud Not Buddy, by Christopher Paul Curtis Bud Not Buddy, by Christopher Paul Curtis, takes place in Flint, Michigan and Grand Rapids, Michigan. It took place in the 1920's (during the depression). It is about a boy named Bud Caldwell who is on a search to find his father. He uses lies throughout the whole book to get him where he wants to go. He is 10 years old and his mother died when he was 6. Bud tells everyone she died a fast and painless death. Buds mother never did directly tell Bud who his father was, but she did give him a lot of hints....   [tags: Bud Not Buddy Christopher Paul Curtis] 578 words
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Measuring the Tree - Measuring the Tree I am going to measure the size of various leaves from various trees with different heights and sizes. I am also going to find out the circumference of the tree and the length (measurements) of the branches. In order to achieve this goal, the use of a Quadrat would be useful. Throw the Quadrant in three different positions; record what species of plants and bugs were found in that certified area of the Quadrant; measure the plants (preferably 10 plants) and count the leaves on each plant's branch....   [tags: Papers] 508 words
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Internet Tracking Devices - Internet Tracking Devices Cookies are small text files stored on Internet browsers that assign unique numbers to individual users. These cookies are usually placed on Internet users' computers by web-sites without their knowledge. Every time that a user returns to the site that placed a cookie on their browser, the cookie is sent back from the user to the original web-site, providing a way to remember over time particular individuals. Furthermore, cookies are often simultaneously placed by third parties....   [tags: Papers] 1295 words
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Internet Explorer 7 - Internet Explorer 7 has undergone many significant changes since the introduction of IE6 in 2003 with Windows XP. From its completely different layout to the addition of RSS, IE7 has undergone an extensive overhaul that some say will allow it to dominate over the new version of Firefox. Although the new version is set to be released with Windows Vista early next year it still has several bugs that needs to be addressed by Microsoft before its release. From the new version of IE7 come many aesthetic differences from IE6....   [tags: Internet Browser ] 940 words
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Open Source Software - Open source software is becoming more widespread as the IT industry expands. This type of software is great for the people that choose to build their own versions of applications. Some view this type of software to be unethical and crippling to companies that release programs in order to make a profit. Having access to the source code can benefit end-users in more ways than one and could potentially result in a better product. The idea behind open source software is that a program can be released to the public and its source code must be readily available to users for modifications of the code....   [tags: Information Technology]
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Anti-Bacterial Resistant Superbugs - It is undeniable that the recent discovery of antibiotics and disinfectants in the past century is leading to the creation of increasingly dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Super bugs like Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus have begun breaking out in hospital areas, killing more and more patients due to the lack of people following through with simple safety measures. In order to stop the creation and spread of antibiotic-resistant super bugs, proper precautions must be taken such as avoiding antibacterial cleaners, following through with instructions when taking prescriptions and maintaining adequate hand hygiene....   [tags: Pathology]
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Salvatore La Puma - Confucius once said, “The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.” Many people across the world deem family as the most important aspect of their life. Family is something that often teaches us moral values and helps shape the individuals we become later in our lives. The values taught by family are not only essential, but will help develop the moral character of an individual. In the short story, “Cakes,” Salvatore La Puma conveys the prominence of family values in Italian-American immigrant culture in the 1940’s industrial era....   [tags: Literature, Cakes] 1137 words
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Literary Analysis of “The Grasshopper and the Bell Cricket” by Yasunari Kawabata - ... “Not only did the square lanterns have old-fashioned patterns and flower shapes, but the names of the children who had made them were cut out in squared letters of the syllabary” (342). The narrator describes the prospect of the young kids running around searching for bugs to capture and keep in their lanterns, as if they were their own personal pets. Some kids are merely laughing and giggling as they run around, some children make it a competition to get as many bugs as they can, and some simply admire and enjoy the creatures as they scurry about the floor of the bank....   [tags: tone, children, insects ]
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Use of Puns and Metaphors in Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew - The Taming of the Shrew, written by William Shakespeare, features an abundant number of puns and metaphors which are used in several different ways throughout the play. Among the most widely used metaphors and puns in the play are sexual, food, animal, and word play puns and metaphors. (I:i,31-33) "Let's be no stoics nor no stocks, or so devote to Aristotle's checks as Ovid be an outcast quite abjurd". The first sexual metaphor in the play is spoken by Tranio to Lucentio. In saying this to Lucentio, Tranio means he does not want to put aside his emotions and desire, and completely devote his life to Aristotle's teachings while ignoring Ovid's poems....   [tags: Taming of the Shrew] 1946 words
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The Daily Show and The Colbert Report: Political Satire - As increasing economic inequality takes center stage in the American political theater, John Stewart and Stephen Colbert have not missed a single beat. The Daily Show and The Colbert Report utilize a unique synthesis of current issues and satire to provide informative and utterly hilarious programs. Unlike mainstream and established American media outlets, Comedy Central’s The Daily Show and The Colbert Report comically seek to expose the hypocrisy in media and politics, educating the public to see a different perspective- behind the curtain, if you will....   [tags: satire, poverty, economic inequality]
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The Life and Times of Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel - Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel was a man unlike any other, a man who strove to be better than what he was, and who grew up with nothing yet died with everything (Carter 179; PBS par. 1; Bugsy Siegel Encyclpaedia par. 3). Unlike many who give up in life because of the many problems they may face, Bugsy Siegel strove to be better than his father was (Carter 179). Eventually, Siegel began forcing peddle cart vendors to give him payments for protection from himself (PBS par. 2; Carter 179). Thus began Siegel’s transformation to a true mafia man running around with “Lucky” Luciano, Meyer Lansky, and the Murder Inc....   [tags: mafia man, murder inc., crime]
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Al Capone was a Notorious Mafia Leader - ... In tiny Oradea, Romania, Cornel Capovici tacked a picture of Capone to the front of his house and insisted that this was his long-lost son. In Russia, head commissar Vyacheslav Molotov cited Capone as the logical culmination of capitalist rapacity. John Gunther, then a foreign correspondent, reported that the Viennese considered him the real mayor of Chicago. All this celebrity scandalized the Chicago Daily Times, which groused that Capone had become America's "trademark known in the jungles of Java or the wastes of Lapland," indeed better known, worldwide, than Charles Lindbergh or Henry Ford....   [tags: murder, gangsters, massecre] 1219 words
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Pillbugs and Sowbugs and Moist Environment Experiment - ... For part two, Observation of Isopods in response to other variables, it was hypothesized that the Isopods would prefer the potting soil or the leaf litter environment. Materials and Methods: Groups of four were constructed. For the first experiment, each group was given an isopod chamber. One side of the chamber had a damp paper towel and the other side had a dry paper towel with a small passageway between the two. Twelve female isopods were placed in the two chambers. For ten minutes the number of isopods in each chamber were recorded in thirty-second intervals....   [tags: Habitat, Isopods, Insects] 634 words
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Analysis and Description of The Fireflies - ... The fireflies take in oxygen and combine it calcium, adenosine triphosphate and luciferin to produce light that contains almost no heat. There are several uses for this light but in most cases it is used for the purpose of finding and catching a mate. Male will flash for every five seconds and the female will flash every two second. There are some fireflies that do not produce light those species are day-fliers such as the Ellychnia, which uses pheromones to signal their mates. Fireflies talk to each other using light signals, male fireflies fly around giving off species-specific patterns to let the females know that he is available....   [tags: firefly, lightening bug, cold light] 729 words
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Genetically Engineered Food Crops: Benefits Outweigh Risks - Genetically Engineered Food Crops: Benefits Outweigh Risks Genetically engineered (GE) food crops have caused heated debate in the food industry for many decades and have caused many consumers major concern. According to Dr. Carroll Rawn, a biology professor at Seton Hall University, genetically engineering food entails taking genes from a certain crop and inserting those genes in the DNA of another. This process changes the nucleotide sequence of the crop and, therefore, its characteristics....   [tags: GMOs Genetically Modified Foods]
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