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Comparing Villains and Victims from The Speckled Band, Twisted Lip and The Cardboard Box - Comparing Villains and Victims from The Speckled Band, Twisted Lip and The Cardboard Box The three villains which I am going to compare / contrast are Dr Roylott from The Speckled Band, Mr Neville St Claire from The Man With The Twisted Lip and Sarah Cushing from The Cardboard Box. The three victims I am going to compare / contrast are Helen Stoner from The Speckled Band, Mrs St Claire from The Man With The Twisted Lip and Susan Cushing from The Cardboard box. Dr Roylott is a stereotype villain....   [tags: Speckled Twisted Cardboard Essays] 1805 words
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Can a Cardboard Boat Float? - ... in their boats, known as longships. These ships were the main naval vessel of the Scandinavians. Their boats were built for speed due to their shallow draft hull design. During that time these boats were very intimidating. Today, however, we have boats that have reached over 300 miles per hour and ships that are 1,600 ft. long. After hearing that you can make a boat out of cardboard you may be wondering why boats even float. The reason a boat can float, is based on the gravitational force and the buoyancy force....   [tags: incorporating topics learned in class ] 838 words
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Can A Cardboard Boat Float - As surprising as it may seem, one of the most common household items, cardboard, can be used to construct a boat. Building a cardboard boat has become a fun activity that anyone can take part in. Towns and schools hold annual cardboard boat regattas, judging the entrants on speed, design, and creativity. In New Richmond, Ohio there is even a cardboard boat museum. These special boats are more than just a box thrown into water; they are designed using elements of engineering and physics to make them not only water ready, but fast and durable....   [tags: history, stone age, log boats]
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Cardboard Citizens Visit Secondary Schools to Share Experiences and Issues - Current statistics show that teenagers from the UK have taken more drugs, drunk more alcohol and smoked more cigarettes than any other country in Europe. Children and young people today are capable of achieving greater things in life and should not feel the need to take a wrong path. Reports show that this mainly comes down to other entertainment being far too expensive and peer pressure being existent. Schools today do not provide parents with enough valuable information on these substances and the dangers, resulting in binge drinking, homelessness and early teenage pregnancies....   [tags: UK, volunteering, young adults, teenagers, experie] 2463 words
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The Roles of Sherlock Holmes in The Speckled Band and The Cardboard Box - Examining the roles of Sherlock Holmes in two short stories. ‘The Speckled Band’ and ‘The Cardboard Box.’ I am going to compare both ‘The Speckled Band’ and ‘ The Cardboard Box’ which are Sherlock Holmes stories written by Arthur Conan Doyle. ‘A Study in Scarlet’ was Arthur Conan Doyle’s first novel, introducing both characters Holmes and Watson and including how they met. ‘A study in Scarlet’ was written in three weeks in 1886 and published in 1887. A.C. Doyle based Sherlock Holmes on Dr Joseph Bell, a surgeon and teacher he had studied with while attending Edinburgh University....   [tags: English Literature] 917 words
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Victims and Villains in The Speckled Band, The Cardboard Box, and The Red Headed League - Having read a range of detective stories by Conan Doyle, compare the presentations of victims and villains in The Speckled Band and two other stories. In this essay, I am going to look at how Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, has written the Sherlock Holmes stories, looking at the victims, villains, Holmes and his dear friend Watson. The Sherlock Holmes, stories are written in the detective genre, all of the stories that I have looked at to compile this essay, have a crime, victims, and villains. It also shows this as there is always a crime that Sherlock Holmes solves, by his intelligence....   [tags: English Literature] 2435 words
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Comparing Villains in The Speckled Band, The Final Problem, and The Cardboard Box - Comparing Villains in The Speckled Band, The Final Problem, and The Cardboard Box I have chosen to look at three villains from three different stories. These are Dr Roylott from ‘The Speckled Band’, Professor Moriarty from ‘The Final Problem’ and Jim Browner from ‘The Cardboard Box’. Each of these villains has his own distinctive qualities. One is a victim but also a villain, one is just plain horrible, and one is the most cunning head of crime in the world. They are all diverse in the way they go about their ‘dirty work’ and they all have completely different motives....   [tags: Papers] 898 words
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Microscopic Light Results - By looking at Table A in the microscopic light results, it can be seen that the results obeyed the inverse square law. This was because as the distance increases the light intensity of the microscopic light decreases. In the results table, the constant value shows how the light intensity of the microscopic light decreases as the distance increases. Figure 1 and 2 demonstrated and obeyed the inverse square law. Thus, it is evident that the relationship between light intensity varies inversely with the square of the distance in real-life situations and under laboratory conditions....   [tags: Lab Analysis] 1288 words
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Escaping Life with my Father and Step-mother - ... I was really excited cause I had not heard from my mother in a long while. I was not allowed to contact her. My father had set that rule in stone. I now know it was most likely to keep him out of trouble for the things he had done. I grabbed a box cutter knife out of the toolbox my father kept under the sink, placed the cardboard box on the table , extended the blade and cut into the seam of the tape holding the box closed. the flaps of the box flung open and to my surprise it was only a few hand towels and make up....   [tags: Abuse, Child] 960 words
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Economic Trade-off Analysis of Cracker Jack - Economic Trade-off Analysis of Cracker Jack When I was little, Cracker Jack came in cardboard boxes, and the prize inside was often pretty cool: a whistle or a ring, or some similar gadget. This was also in the days when Oscar Mayer gave away tiny hot-dog-shaped whistles as promotional items. In those days, whistles were pretty popular. Slide whistles were a very common favor at birthday parties. I remember an older cousin came back from the army once, and he had a really cool whistle that played several different notes....   [tags: essays papers] 634 words
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Light Intensity - By looking at Table A in the microscopic light results, it can be seen that the results would obey the inverse square law. This was because as the distance increases the light intensity of the microscopic light decreases. The graphs that demonstrate the inverse square law can be seen in figure 1 and 3. Thus, it is evident that the relationship between light intensity varies inversely with the square of the distance holds truth in real-life situations and or under laboratory conditions. The reason for this was because figure 1 was tested in the dark room (under laboratory) whilst figure 3 was tested with other sources of lights (real-life situation) such as sunlight....   [tags: Research Analysis ] 969 words
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Measuring Light Intensity - Abstract: To investigate whether the relationship between light intensity varies inversely with the square of the distance holds truth in real-life situations and or under laboratory conditions. Furthermore, techniques utilised in the experiment included measuring the distance from the light source to the light sensor, recording the light intensity of a light source and recording observations with accuracy. The light from the light source that passes through the cardboard cylinder tube changes as the distance from the light sensor increases....   [tags: Research Analysis ] 907 words
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The Increased Threat of Unattended Fire in Wood Stoves and Fireplaces inside Homes - {Recognizing that wood stoves and fireplaces are a common heat source in homes, the Fire Prevention Bureau is concerned of the increased threat of an unintended fire as outdoor temperatures drop.|Understanding that fireplaces and wood stoves are prevalent sources of heat in homes, the Fire Prevention Bureau has expressed concerns that there will be increased risk of fire if it gets colder outside.|The Fire Prevention Bureau realizes that wood stoves and fireplaces are common sources of heat in homes and therefore, pose a fire hazard if the temperature outside drops.} {While there are several ways that a stove or fireplace may cause a fire, past experience demonstrates that fires resulting fr...   [tags: fire prevention bureau] 1434 words
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Social Criticism in Laurie Simmons Early Color Interiors - The Pictures generation of artists in the 1970s and 80s was marked by a rejection of the legacy of the male-dominated world of painting by a new generation of artists working with photography, video and performance art. The desire to find a new aesthetic that suited the changing culture of the U.S. led many artists to express themselves using the immediate nature of photography. The most influential members of this group were women concerned with questioning conventional representations of gender in the media and film....   [tags: Redefining Feminist Art]
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An Excellent Potential Engineer at U of T - When I think of a university that has a great opportunity to really learn I think of U of T. Studying at U of T would be a dream, because everything about the university is diverse. The buildings, the people, and the area; all different; encourage me to study at the University of Toronto. However my loves of math, science and design as well as the smart and creative engineering atmosphere have inspired me to pursue an engineering degree. To succeed in engineering, I will rely on valuable skills learned and experiences from extra-curricular activities....   [tags: education, design, management] 727 words
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Assessment One - Analysing Marketing Opportunities - Assessment One - Analysing Marketing Opportunities Serial is a Sydney based company that has just launched a new breakfast cereal called Calorie Crunch. Serial aims to provide a healthy and convenient breakfast cereal that would appeal to an older target market. Calorie crunch is a low carb, low fat and low calorie cereal that contains organic dried fruits to provide a healthier and more environmentally friendly option for breakfast. The purpose of this report is to analyse the current and future trends in the macro-environment that will impact upon the product....   [tags: Marketing ]
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The War Between Food and Sickness - Foodborne illnesses have been an enemy of humans since the day they began to eat food. The most common foodborne illnesses are E. coli and salmonella which are commonly caused by humans not handling food safely. Because of humans’ mistakes with handling food, USA, Thai-land, Denmark, and Australia are the top countries in outbreaks of foodborne illnesses. Food-borne illnesses are in the hands of restaurants and consumers, who both take the blame for these illnesses. Although there is a constant spread of foodborne illnesses, there are also constant up-dates to food safety programs and cleaning techniques to reduce the bacteria that cause food-borne illnesses....   [tags: foodborne illnesses, e-coli, salmonella]
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How To Choose Packaging Materials For Mailing - Using the proper packaging materials is important especially when shipping fragile items. Sending items through the mail requires extra care as to avoid damage. There are different package options available for fragile to heavy items so choose your options wisely to avoid damage. There are basically two major forms of packing items, paper or plastic. Both types come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes for any item you need to ship. If you have a small item there are also padded envelopes available that work great for shipping items such as jewelry....   [tags: Instructional Essay, Process Essay, How To Essay] 586 words
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Lesson Plan: Taking Care of the Environment - Description: Students will learn the importance to take care of the environment. They will gain knowledge on recycle, reuse, and reduce. They will also learn to be creative and to persuade other people around school and outside school for protecting the environment. Moreover, students will increase their vocabulary and critical thinking. Standards: Objectives: After explaining the importance to protect the environment, the student will create a presentation on how recycle influence the environment....   [tags: teaching tools] 525 words
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The High Cost of Pride - Nothing. Nothing whatsoever. Nothingness. The ill fitting flowered curtains, thin and frayed, danced sadly in the wind as the old man slipped in and out of his vacant dreams. His wrinkled, grey expression remained inert and morose. Time goes by and his sizeable feet land on the ground and pace the carpeted floor without excitement or purpose. His toes guided him towards the stiff, upright chair similar to its electric variety. From where he sat he could see a narrow strip of the tussocky land outside....   [tags: Creative Writing Examples] 1489 words
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The Appeal of Arthur Conan Doyle's Stories - The Appeal of Arthur Conan Doyle's Stories Over 120 years ago the lived a fictional character called "Sherlock Holmes", who lived at 221B, Baker Street. Arthur Conan-Doyle created the character in 1887 and the stories are still popular today. In 1887 Doyle was going to stop writing the stories but he got death threats telling him to keep Holmes alive, he did what they asked. I am going to examine and write about three stories: "The Speckled Band" "Silver Blaze" "The Cardboard Box" "The Speckled Band" is a murder story set in the countryside and is about a man who kills his step-daughter because of the money she will inherit on her marriage....   [tags: Papers] 516 words
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A Study of Five of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes Mystery Stories - A Study of Five of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes Mystery Stories I have studied five of Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes mystery stories. A mystery story is a piece of fiction writing where crime of some kind is central to its plot. By that I mean the crime is a significant part of the story, to the point that if you remove the crime from the story, the plot has no meaning. Sherlock Holmes made his first appearance in 'A Study of Scarlet', published in Beeton'sChristmas Annual in 1887....   [tags: Papers] 1012 words
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Essay About Family: A Portrait of a Sister - A Portrait of a Sister Sitting at my desk, trying to organize all my server sales reports from work, photo-copied papers, coupons, gift-certificates and important receipts, I start laughing to myself at how much I am like my sister. The sound of her soft voice echoes through my mind, “ Lee, photo-copy all these documents, and don’t forget to keep your receipts.” That is my sister’s fetish; anything important must be photocopied, unless a sin. It’s those little things she says and does that I have always teased her about that I find myself doing now....   [tags: Personal Narrative essay about my family] 1967 words
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Arthur Conan Doyle's Stories and Their Undying Appeal - Arthur Conan Doyle's Stories and Their Undying Appeal When the Sherlock Holmes books were written, London was rife with croime. The slums, especially, were victims to prostitution, murder and drug abuse. Jack the Ripper was free on the streets, making many people scared. The police couldn't catch him so the public resented the police force as they weren't seen to be protecting them. I think that this is one of the reasons why the Sherlock Holmes stories were so successful. The idea of a detective who solves every crime would appeal highly to a Victorian readership....   [tags: Papers] 1000 words
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Overview of the Different Aspects of the Berkeley Rapid Composting Method - Rapid composting methods offer possibilities to reduce the procedure length up to three weeks, which makes it ideal regarding the waste management issue. The Berkeley rapid composting method was first introduced by Robert D Rabbae, a plant pathology at the University of California, Berkley. This specific method produces finished compost in 14 to 21 days. The advantages influenced the team to choose this method as a potential solution to the waste management issue affecting Sadhikhola. Some advantages are: • The production of high nutrient-rich compost from many organic materials which might be wasted....   [tags: Carbon-Nitrogen Ratio, Moisture Content]
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Credit Cards make us feel bigger and better! - I’ve always been fascinated on how popular culture glorifies credit cards. What fascinates me about credit cards the most is that they are so powerful that they can turn you life around and help you live the life you had always dreamed of. Credit cards appear to be an insignificant piece of plastic, but they are more powerful that what they appear to be. Owning a credit card opens up doors to different worlds, especially when you own more than one credit card. Marketers always announce the glories, convenience, and safety issues of owning a credit card, but what they never tell you is that you must be vigilant on how you use your credit card/s because you may end up stuck in a world you wis...   [tags: Finance]
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My Experiment on Making and Launching a Rocket - The reason I chose this experiment is because I like rockets and space travel. I like the part where you make the rocket and it is tedious work, but you get the fun to fly it over the heads of everyone. My topic could be used for a school project or something. Before I start to talk about how my rocket is going to be assembled, I’ll tell you a bit on the history of rockets. The first rocket were made in China using their gunpowder and the rockets were just used as fireworks. After a few years, the Chinese realised how deadly the rockets could be when they strapped rockets to arrows and fired them....   [tags: space travel, propulsion ]
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Analysis of Inputs/Outputs in Potato Chip Manufacturing - Potato chips are a popular snack that many Americans enjoy daily. We all know they aren’t very healthy, but none the less, we continue to enjoy them. Often though, people never take the time to stop and think about how potato chips are manufactured. What goes into a potato chip. Where do the ingredients come from. Are potato chips hurting the environment. To understand the issues surrounding the manufacture and processing of potato chips, one must first have a basic understand of how they are made....   [tags: Food Production]
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A Playground for Children of All Abilities - Children laugh and run as the sun beats down on them. Parents push their kids on the swings, and children take turns on the slide. One child falls down and runs crying to his mother. A typical day at most any playground, but this is no ordinary playground. This is the Kristi Yamaguchi Always Dream Play Park, a playground "for children of all abilities that allows for physical as well as mental development" (Always Dream Play Park). Kristi Yamaguchi was born with a club foot, which inspired her to start the Always Dream Foundation in 1996....   [tags: Child Development] 1159 words
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America: Diverse in Nature, Belief and Ideology - Concerning America today, many people have a set of "cardboard cut-out" traits that they tack onto American citizens, and what it means to be an American. These traits are typically very broad, and simplistic, and in many cases, are relics of the 50's. The truth, however, is quite different. Although some people try to attach universal traits to Americans, citizens of this country are very diverse in nature, belief, and ideology. I've identified four characteristics most commonly associated with being an "American"....   [tags: american history]
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The History of Hoovervilles and Government Camps - Place yourself in 1929, it is the beginning of the Great Depression and thousands of people are migrating to California and throughout the United States in search of a position in work. Many citizens will end up in Hoovervilles and Weedpatch Camps. Weedpatch camps provided a more sanitary and secure shelter than Hoovervilles. Also, Weedpatch camps were sustained by the government while Hoovervilles were supported by only the individual that traveled to provide for their families. Although, there are many differences and similarities between Hoovervilles and Government camps....   [tags: social issues, hooverville]
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Preventing Homelessness in the United States - The United States will continue to be a developed country if the numbers of people holding cardboard on the street do not decrease. 1 out of 7 people in U.S suffer from hunger and are forced to sleep in parks, under bridges, in shelters or cars (Hunger and Homelessness 1).Every year, the homeless population grows in United States. People become homeless because of many reasons. Because they are homeless, they have been struggling in every way that human possible can have. In order to get back on their feet, they need help in every way....   [tags: Homelessness Essays]
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Justifying Evil for Good is Cruel - There are many forms of cruelty. One form that many can relate to is bullying. Whether having been bullied or been the one bullying others, those cruel memories can forever be imprinted on one’s heart. In “White Lies,” Erin Murphy, expresses that although bullying is wrong, trying to justify bad deeds for good is equally cruel. Using rhetorical and tonal elements, Murphy stirs emotions with pathos, “perhapsing” with logos, and vivid images with diction. Murphy expresses how justifying bad deeds for good is cruel by first stirring the reader’s emotions on the topic of bullying with pathos....   [tags: White Lies, Erin Murphy, Bullying]
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Environmental Laws and Educational Awareness Campaings - The world is facing troubling times that seem to get worse as time progresses. One big issue is rapidly growing to a worldwide crisis, pollution. This is a concerning matter to all nations because living organisms depend solely on this planet to help provide vegetation, oxygen, water, and life itself. Humans inhabit this planet yet; some of them seem not care much for their home planet Earth that for centuries has seen past generations of humans develop and evolve. Part of this evolution in humans consists of their open mindedness, which led to a concern/awareness of a group of humans known as “Environmentalists”....   [tags: Air, Water, Plants, Animals, Pollution, Evolution]
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Evolution of MTV's The Real World - Fish in a Fish Bowl “This is the true story… of seven strangers… picked to live in a house… work together and have their lives taped… to find out what happens… when people stop being polite… and start getting real” (Robinson par. 8). The reality television program, The Real World, by MTV, had its first airing in 1992 and is one of the longest-running shows in MTV history. Initially, the program was designed as an outlet for young individuals to express common issues of adulthood ranging from prejudice, religion, AIDS, sex, and substance abuse, but eventually it evolved into a showcase for immature and reckless behaviors....   [tags: MTV, reckless behavior]
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The Tradition of the Chivo Mask - The Chivo mask is from Mexico, typically found in the state of Guerrero. The mask was first created and used in the village, Zitlala, after the Mexican Revolution. It is used for the ritual dance called “La Danza de los Chivos” or Dance of the Goats. However, the dance is now used in many other celebrations and festivities throughout other areas of Mexico, as well. The mask is part of the ceremony known as "the Dance of the Goats” or La Danza de los Chivos. The mask on masksoftheworld.com is from Chilpancingo, State of Guerrero, Mexico....   [tags: zitala, guerrero, mexican traditions]
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Vortex Hydro Energy: An Efficient Alternative - Vortex Hydro Energy: An efficient alternative Electricity is a fundamental resource to the human race and the evolution of man. It provides us light, cools and warms our homes, heats our water and cooks our food. But do we really understand the impacts our decisions about energy create. Generating electricity requires a fuel source, such as coal or gas. However if we continue to exhaust unrenewable sources of power where will we be in 100 years. So why not harness one of the biggest natural sources of energy....   [tags: electricity generation, hydrokinetics]
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The Design of An Electric Generator - ... Clamp the four magnets on both sides of the nail. Try to spin it and make sure the box is large enough for the magnets to spin freely. This will also make spinning easier as well as increase the speed. Cut two pieces of small square from a cardboard, cram and stick them between the magnet to straighten the magnets. Then, tape them to fix them on the nail. The contrast test of hypothesize two starts from now. Test 1 for hypothesize two: Pick the spool magnet wire from the kits, wind five turns of the coils on the box....   [tags: magnets, energy, test] 703 words
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Light Intensity of Incoherent Lights - Abstract: To investigate whether light intensity of incoherent lights varies inversely with the square of the distance holds true in real-life situations and under laboratory conditions. Techniques utilised in the experiment included measuring the distance from the light source to the light sensor, recording the light intensity of a light source and recording observations with accuracy. The light from the light source that passes through the cardboard cylinder tube changes as the distance from the light sensor increases....   [tags: Experiment Analysis] 2447 words
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Barbie the Teenage Fashion Doll - The idea of Barbie came about when a woman named Ruth Handler was watching her daughter play with dolls. In the 1950’s, girls of all ages only had paper or cardboard dolls to play with and preferred to play with cut outs of teenagers and adult dolls. So, Ruth Handler thought to make The Teenage Fashion Doll for older girls, as a three dimensional doll, called Barbie, named after her daughter Barbara (Heppermann 2010). However, Mrs. Handler met resistance when she went to her husband with the idea, and he didn’t think her idea would work out....   [tags: Gender Studies]
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No Such Thing as Trash - Paper was invented thousands of years ago but the mechanized method of paper making took a long time to reach the United States. This country did not start manufacturing its own paper until 1690, when William Rittenhouse established the first paper mill near Germantown, Pennsylvania (Papermaking Moves). Now there are over five hundred mills in this country and “each year, more than 2 billion books, 350 million magazines, and 24 billion newspapers” are published in the United States alone (All About Paper)....   [tags: paper products, environmental concerns]
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His Flower 7 Years Ago - ... The suitcase was only moderately heavily, and the boxes were as light as feathers. I reached the staircase, finally, and carefully picked my left foot up, and placed it on the first step. My other foot followed, and my breath hitched as the top box swayed slightly before regaining its balance. I exhaled in relief before pulling the suitcase up to balance with my body. The process continued several times, and on various occasions, I found myself rocking from side to side trying to regain my balance and prevent the boxes from toppling to the ground....   [tags: personall narrative] 1686 words
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Teenage Point of View on Homelessness - Imagine this. You’re in your car, chiilin’ with a few friends, when you pull up to a street corner. Out of the corner of your eye, you see some movement. When you turn your head to look, you find a bum staring right back at you. You can tell by the gruff beard, and the brand new Nikes that he is very much in need of money. Often, he will be carrying a hand-made cardboard sign to increase his image of desperation. The sign will often read, Homeless Vet. Need Money. Will have sex for food. If you give him money, he will more than likely blow it on drugs, beer, or the stock market....   [tags: essays research papers] 1087 words
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The Importance of Water in Biology - Task: Design, then execute, a lab protocol to investigate water properties Research question: Is water co-hesive/ ad-hesive. Hypothesis: If we test water's co-hesion and ad-hesion on various papers, it will vary. For example, if we place water on wax paper, it will not be absorbed and thus helps to prove that it is not very ad-hesive as it will stay in a ball and will easily roll off. Also, the water will be easily broken if we were to try separating it using a metal stick, and this will show weak co-hesive forces....   [tags: Lab Report] 539 words
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How to Taste French Wine - How to Taste French Wine The Vin Jaune, or "yellow wine", of eastern France's Jura region is not just yellow but the brightest yellow, like pure honey. The strange 62-oz. bottles in which they are sold are half-covered with dirt when photographed for supermarket glossies to show that their nectar, properly served chilled, is of the earth, of good, French earth. Plucked en masse from the sleepy fields of Chateau-Chalon, Arbois, or another smallish vineyard village of the like, Savagnin grapes are harvested late, almost in November, then squeezed, fermented, and sealed and aged in oak caskets for a period of exactly six years and three months....   [tags: Personal Narrative France Papers] 2577 words
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The Mirror - Original Writing - The Mirror - Original Writing I sat lying on a shelf on a high street shop window for many weeks. I had a price tag affixed to my frame. I could not tell the price as it was awkwardly placed above me. Many onlookers would come and peer through the window. They looked amused and rather surprised each time they looked at me. It was the next day when a shop assistant came and stuck a new label on me that I realised that my value was too high and that it was appropriate for me to be reduced....   [tags: Papers] 1183 words
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The Correct Packaging Materials To Use When Shipping A Package - The Correct Packaging Materials To Use When Shipping A Package When you are preparing to package items it is important to use the proper packaging materials. There are different materials for various items. If you are shipping a package through the mail it requires different supplies than packaging items to move yourself. Heavy items require extra attention as does fragile items. There are two basic types of packing materials, either plastic or paper. Both have several categories and should be used appropriately....   [tags: Shipping] 586 words
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Analysis of Anne Frank and Pride and Prejudice - ... Unplanned Anne and Peter Van Daan formed a friendship tinged with romantic desires. In the beginning Anne thought of Peter as lazy; weak character. He was also shy and awkward, hardly a person worth her notice. But a year and a half later in the hiding, Anne starts to notice his longing for her. Soon she develops a crush on him, and decides that he is very sweet and desperately in need of affection, which she tries to give. He becomes the ideal object in her life, that gives her something to look forward to; something that gives her hope.” Whenever I go upstairs, it's always so I can see “him”....   [tags: meddling, sexuality, identity, privacy] 515 words
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Keep my Camera Rolling in Dubai - Riding on the roads of Dubai is essentially a fieldtrip in itself. There is so much to see form the drop-dead architecture to the metro; from the vigorously kept grass to the natural desert, and of course the tantalizing advertisements. Whether it’s a new product or a new city you’ll see it… on cardboard. Oh, did I mention the expensive line-up of luxury cars that roam around too. The highway is surrounded by high rises and each one has its own unique architecture. Being a rather futuristic/touristy city all the buildings seem to have adapted a code....   [tags: Dubai, India, travel,] 529 words
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Tips For Choosing Packaging Materials - Tips For Choosing Packaging Materials When shipping items it is imperative to use the right packaging materials for the item being sent. Fragile items require special attention to avoid breakage and heavy items may require creative uses. There are many different options available when it comes to the right package, choose the best coverage for the item to avoid damage. Packing materials can come in either plastic or paper and both are available in a lot of different sizes and shapes. There is a correct package for any item that will be shipped....   [tags: Shipping] 549 words
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