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Cucumber Recipes Useful for Skin - Cucumber has been known as a part of the healthy diet. However, it also has a number of skin benefits, which you can take advantage. Here, we provide you few cucumber recipes useful for skin: Cucumber recipes: • Cucumber to prevent pimples & blackheads Apply grated cucumber over the face and neck. Leave if for 15 to 20 minutes. You will notice that it works as an excellent refresher. Regular use will help to prevent pimples, blackheads and dryness of face. • Cucumber to revitalize a dull complexion Prepare cucumber juice and add a drop of rose water and limejuice in it....   [tags: Heath Care] 517 words
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Sea Cucumber in Medical Application - 1 SEA CUCUMBER IN MEDICAL APPLICATION 1.1 INTRODUCTION Sea cucumbers from class of Holothuroidea are a group of echinoderms that include about 1,250 known living species. It is a unique creature due to the existence of endoskeleton or internal skeleton that consists of tiny ossicles or spicules, small particles of calcium carbonate embedded in the body wall. Mostly of them are indeed shaped like soft-bodied cucumbers. Generally, sea cucumbers can grow to the lengths of between 4 to 12 inches but there are also few species that are smaller or larger in size....   [tags: cell growth, asia, wounds] 1679 words
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The Effect of Different Solutions on Potato and Cucumber Strips - The Effect of Different Solutions on Potato and Cucumber Strips Plan ---- Introduction Plants in the soil have their roots in a dilute solution of various mineral ions. Sometimes, the soil they are planted in gets flooded with sea water (which has an average of 0.3 sodium chloride concentration). In these cases the roots are observed to wilt and become flaccid. In my experiment, I will simulate this situation using potato and cucumber strips, placing them in different solutions (sodium chloride, glucose and sucrose) at different molar concentrations....   [tags: Papers] 1782 words
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Allelopathy Between Cucumber Seeds and Eucalyptus Oil - Allelopathy Between Cucumber Seeds and Eucalyptus Oil Allelopathy is an interaction between plants. It produces toxins which attack target plants, thereby inhibiting their growth and germination. The example of this which I am investigating is that between cucumber seeds and eucalyptus oil. A suitable method for investigating the above is described in the literature. I am going to prepare a Petri dish with a cotton wool pad soaked in water. I will thoroughly wet the cotton wool pad and then turn the Petri dish upside down so that any excess water drips off....   [tags: Papers] 587 words
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The Harvesting of Sea Cucumbers in the Galapagos Islands - The Harvesting of Sea Cucumbers in the Galapagos Islands Sea cucumbers in the Galapagos are being fished out illegally in spite of a four-year ban that is unsuccessfully enforced by the Ecuadorian government. Most sea cucumbers are dried and exported to Taiwan and Hong Kong. The waters off of mainland Ecuador have already been stripped of commercially valuable sea cucumbers. The controversy in the Galapagos involves the inability to sustain sea cucumber harvesting, and that the removal of millions of sea cucumbers will have detrimental effects on the food chain in the waters of the Galapagos....   [tags: Papers] 1246 words
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Sea-Cucumbers - Sea-Cucumbers I have always found sea-cucumbers to be strange. If you have ever been snorkeling, you may or may not have noticed these elongated vegetables on the sea floor. I suppose I shouldn’t call them vegetables though, because they are slightly more ‘cognizant’ than garden-variety greenery. Instead I have dubbed them ocean-turds, because honestly, they do look the great defecation of a marine mammoth. They are also well-shaped, perfectly cylindrical turds at that. I am rambling again. Forgive me....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing] 787 words
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Importance of Being Earnest: Dinner is Served - Food is the world’s safe house. Primarily, food is what keeps the body in working order. Behind the scenes, food creates an industry that is incomparable to any other. From diners to fishermen, and from bakeries to slaughterhouses, food is known by all. Oscar Wilde takes this universal knowledge of food to create the compelling social satire known as “The Importance of Being Earnest.” Wilde cleverly brings readers into a new world of secrecy, fantasy, and power through the need to eat. With the onset of the “New Woman” era, Oscar Wilde uses food to introduce his humourously repulsed opinion on the freedom of women, while alluding to the struggle of being accepted in this previously unheard...   [tags: Theatre]
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How the Portrayal of Zombies in Literature Reflect the Beliefs of a Given Era - “The zombie frenzy is growing, and it has cast its shuffling shadow on nature, mathematics, biology, and survival. So what can these shambling monsters teach us?” (Seifert 62) Before one can talk about zombies, one must first understand what a zombie is. The Oxford English Dictionary is known to be the most comprehensive dictionary in existence, its definition for the word ‘zombie’ may not be up to date anymore. In the dictionary, it describes a zombie as one of the Vodou zombies from Africa and Haiti and not any of the un-dead creatures seen today....   [tags: un-dead creatures of today, current generations] 2173 words
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How Important is Being Earnest? - Oscar Wilde is the author of the comedic play, The Importance of Being Earnest, which is a drama about two people who hold double lives trying to be the same person. While Wilde intended for his play to have people filling the theatre with laughter he conveys a deeper meaning. By looking closely at the characters in the play readers can see everyone is very selfish or egocentric. All the events that occur between the characters happen because they are only thinking about themselves. The lives of all the characters mingle together all due to this one character named Ernest who is first created by the character, Jack, for personal benefit....   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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Taking Care of Your Skin - ... Use them for easy dirt removal; some facial wipes also moisturize doing a double duty. Washing your face at night will keep skin wrinkle free over time. Studies show women who go to sleep with makeup on tend to have more wrinkles. After cleansing face a toner will help take out extra hidden dirt deep in the pours, it also sooth the skin and keeps it from being too puffy. Do not use toner on eyes, they are delicate and need a separate regimen. The next step after the toner is the moisturizer....   [tags: arcane, moisturizer, cleanse] 562 words
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Life and Business in the Galapagos Islands - ... This allows bananas to be used in many recipes. Other common ingredients include peanuts, peppers, and almonds. A lot of raw fish is also eaten, as well as tamales, soups, and filled pies When touring the islands, one might notice that the food is as unique and varied as the people inhabiting the lands. The culinary traditions are influenced by both the Inea and Spanish conquers of the territory. As the landscapes change, the dishes also change. Many popular lunches include; Ceviche, which is shrimp marinated in lemons and onions; encebollada, which is shrimp with fish; lobsters, and the infamous sea cucumber....   [tags: tourists, food, alcohol] 630 words
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Effects on the Cuisine of India - ... So Hindus do not eat any animal products that are derived from harming the animal. Buddhism is another prevalent religion in India and shares many of the same beliefs with Hindus, as such, many Buddhist are vegetarians. India was also an important trade route between Asia, China, and Middle East. This brought about new foods such as spinach, almonds, cumin, okra, and rosewater. Portugal is another country that was an important trader with India. They brought over potatoes, cashews, kidneys beans, and various types of chiles, which are used in curries....   [tags: climate, trade, religion] 1020 words
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Home Remedies for Dark Underarms - Dark underarms or armpits are a condition of the skin under the arms that becomes dark. It becomes a major concern to fair skin people as dark armpits are more visible on fair skin than on dark skin. The causes for dark underarms are: • Improper cleaning • Sweating • Friction due to different types of clothes • Dead skin cells • Use of shaving products • Deodorants containing alcohol The symptoms of dark underarms are • Sweating • Itching • Dark skin along the area of armpits • Bad odor Pregnancy, hormonal changes, age and genes all play an important role in decolonization of the armpits and cause a lot of embarrassment....   [tags: Health Care] 836 words
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Schools Should Provide Nutritious Lunches - School lunches leave students with limited options, leaving no room for improvement in the fight for childhood obesity that one in three children suffer from. (8) Having the same, repetitive, items that are high in fat, sugar, preservatives, and additives(1) increase chances of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes in students to name a few.(2) Even with the additional ameliorates directly from the White House, they only affect federally funded schools, excluding private schools. (4) With these weaknesses in our school lunch system, reform is definitely needed to conquer these common issues....   [tags: School Reform Essays]
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Best Smoothies for Weight Loss - ... Blend until all the ingredients are mixed together and smooth. BlueBerry Smoothie Mix the 1 cup of milk and 1 cup frozen unsweetened blueberries, blend until it is smooth. In a glass you will serve stir in 1 tbsp organic plaxseed. Nutrition fact per serving 273 cal, 103 mg sodium, 9 grams pro, 1.5g saturated fat,14.5 grams fats, 4 g fiber, 24g sugar Vanilla yogurt with blueberry Smoothie Combine 1 cup fresh blueberries, 6 oz vanilla yogurt, 1 cup skim milk, and add ice or frozen blueberries blend until smooth for 1 minute....   [tags: watermelon, blueberry] 588 words
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Home Remedies for Cholera - Home remedies for cholera Cholera is a disease caused by bacteria and spreads trough contaminated water. The dangerous phase of cholera is the grater loss of fluid from the body in a short span of time. In a more severe scenario, it may produce diarrhea within few hours of consumption of contaminated water. Although modern sewage and other modern methods of water treatment have eliminated cholera in most of the industrialized countries, it still prevails in many developing countries. In fact, cholera becomes epidemic when people are force to live in crowded condition without adequate and proper sanitation....   [tags: Health] 897 words
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Oscar Wilde's The Importance Of Being Earnest - In “The Importance of Being Earnest” by Oscar Wilde, humor functions through the use of Characterization and the social satire of the Victorian period. Characterization is the method an author uses to reveal or describe characters and their various personalities. Satire is a literary tone used to ridicule or make fun of human vice or weakness, often with the intent of correcting, or changing, the subject of the satirical attack. These two comical devices are part of the nature of humor, which is the concept that a person’s flaws are funny....   [tags: essays research papers] 591 words
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Murakami as an Existential Writer - Existentialism is a 20th century philosophy and school of literature that holds that life is meaningless and chaotic, and any abstract theories about it are useless. All that exists is the world of phenomena as perceived by our senses. Whatever metaphysical concept that lies behind this world is not only impossible to know and understand, but also holds no significant value. The only choice we have to make in life is to accept this world with a kind of determined joy, to discipline ourselves, and to defy the emptiness and the chaos by finding our own meaning in life (“Friedrich Nietzsche Part 4”)....   [tags: Philosophy, Writing]
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What's the Appropiate Menu for a Baby Shower? - There's no special recipe for a baby shower food and drinks menu, usually depends on the audience and who is going to participate. Another aspect is when the baby shower taking place. Is it a warm afternoon, a lovely sunset or a light dinner. Based upon previous factors, here are some menu tips, sketching sophisticated healthy dishes appropiate for baby showers. Food When speaking about food think at the whole room full of guests. Are there only females. Or you can see some gentlemen, children maybe old relatives....   [tags: food and drinks celebrating a future birth] 514 words
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Sulistiyanto: Discussing Bilateral Relationship Between Australia and Indonesia - ... Sulistiyanto points out the importance of democracy in the region have been emphasised by the President SBY’s speech in 2009. SBY (2009) stated that “he wanted Indonesia to promote foreign policy with strong democratic values in order to have million friends and zero enemies” (as cited on p. 122). The strengthening and the deepening of the relationship toward Australia have shown in the contribution of a ‘strong and vibrant civil society’ – Think Tanks group is one of them – they are sitting on the level of giving advice, actively discuss and participate in debates where national and international issues are discussed (pp....   [tags: authoritarian politics, sukarno, soeharto] 624 words
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Popular Budget Vegetable Container Gardening Ideas - ... • Dollar Stores – You'll find dozens of spiffy planters and containers for a buck. • Thrift Stores – Good places to scout for innovative containers, such as chipped tea pots, bright colored buckets, etc. Think big. You'll need several 3-5 gallon pots to accommodate vegetables with long roots. • Hardware, Garden or Farm Stores – Cheap source of old-fashioned galvanized wash tubs and half whisky barrels. These are excellent containers for veggies like cucumbers and squash. Tip: While you're browsing, watch for sales on vegetable seeds....   [tags: vegetables, grow, health, size, seeds, process] 708 words
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Critical Evaluation of Epidemiological Study - Study Objectives and Design An outbreak of Salmonella Saintpaul (S. Saintpaul) in Australia lead to an investigation, aimed at finding out what caused the increase in the number of human infections. The outbreak occurred in six Australian Jurisdictions with its epicenter in the South eastern mainland between September and November 2006 (Munnoch et al., 2009). The cases were confirmed by isolating the strain of S. Saintpaul in faecal specimen, by detection of routine surveillance (Munnoch et al., 2009)....   [tags: Health, The S. Saintpaul Infection] 2132 words
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Home Remedies for Appendicitis - Home Remedies for Appendicitis Appendicitis is the inflammation of the appendix which is filled with pus. When the growth of the appendix is more it require removal either by laparoscopy or laparotomy. This finger-like pouch grows out from the colon on the lower side of the abdomen. Appendix does not have any purpose. However it can create problem when there is an excess growth. Causes of Appendicitis The exact cause of this health condition is not known and sometime the cause is not clear. It can sometime occur as a result of: • An infection It can also follow an infection such as gastrointestinal viral infection • An obstruction The food waste or may be a hard piece of stool that cannot...   [tags: Health Care] 925 words
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Victimization of Minor Characters in Laura Esquivel's Like Water for Chocolate and Shusaku Endo's Silence - In a novel, minor characters are never the focus of the plot. Minor characters are present in a novel to affect the major characters and help the character development of the major characters. Minor characters influence the major characters in many ways. One of these ways of supporting the major characters, is the victimization of the minor characters. Two excellent examples of minor characters that impact the major characters of the novels due to the minor characters being victimized is Nacha in Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel and Monica in Silence by Shusaku Endo....   [tags: essays research papers] 1166 words
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Analysing the Nutritional Value of the Atkins Diet - Analysing the Nutritional Value of the Atkins Diet There are many different groups who would contribute to the creation of diet campaigns. Each with their obvious agendas in mind, the primary focus of any organization is making profit on sales. Every organization will try to do anything in their power to sell their product, whether the diet product works or not is a secondary concern. Marketing is everything in business and if a company can get a catchy jingle or a flashy advertisement then they are rewarded with sales and high revenue....   [tags: Health Nutrition Pyramid Diet] 891 words
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Dialogue Essays - Freshly Cut Grass - Dialogue Essays - Freshly Cut Grass The air sings with the fragrance of freshly cut grass. As a backdrop to other things, children are at play, swinging too and fro, running and skipping; there are toddlers who toddle and mindful mothers who watch on in painful and patient distraction. The sun is everywhere: in the corners of the pavilion, bearing down on the tennis courts, caressing the flower beds, the convection of its heat pulling at the carpet-like lawns, dragging out bodily its scent....   [tags: Dialogue Essays] 1381 words
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Comparing and Constrasting Jack and Algernon - Comparing and Constrasting Jack and Algernon In this Essay I will compare and contrast the characters of Jack and Algernon. I will do this by looking at their behaviour and attitudes towards f food, marriage, women, social class, education and money. I will endeavour to show that these characters are not dissimilar as we might first be led to believe. I will use both the text as well as the modern film version to prove my ideas. Algernon Moncrief lives in an expensive flat located in Half-Moon Street....   [tags: The Importance of Being Earnest Essays] 2152 words
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Healthy Snack Ideas - Life is full of mysteries. In their mysterious lives, people tend to adhere to irregularities to make life interesting. Seeking change, they often use the simplest trick – snacks. But nowadays, people are holding back from excessive snacks and that’s where, healthy snack ideas are becoming more and more popular as the time passes by. Peoples’ passion for healthy living drives them to get more acquainted with healthy snack foods. People love snacks. Age does not count here. What counts most is – the strong affection towards snack foods....   [tags: food, taste, diet, work] 588 words
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Compare and Contrast Alan Bradley´s Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie and Edward Estlin Cumming´s Somewhere I Have Never Travelled - Alan Bradley’s novel, entitled Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, and Edward Estlin Cumming’s poem, somewhere i have never travelled, gladly beyond, both underscore the thematic concepts of mystery, adventure, and love, but are shaped from different standpoints. The novel is an old-fashioned whodunit set in a 1950s English countryside filled with odds and ends. Taking inspiration from the illustrious Sherlock Holmes, Bradley features Flavia, an eleven year old aspiring chemist who singlehandedly solves a murder case....   [tags: compare and contrast essay, imagery, symbolism] 1222 words
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How Much Did Medicine and Treatment Progress (Change and Continuity) Between 1350 and 1750? - How much did medicine and treatment progress (change and continuity) between 1350 and 1750. In medicine there were many things that changed and some that stayed the same between 1350 and 1750. Initially I will be looking at medicine and treatment in the Ancient World as a prelude to its importance during the Renaissance period, and also the influence it may have had in the Middle Ages. During Ancient times, cure and prevention of illness and disease were not very well developed – people would blame their ill health on Gods, witches, demons or other supernatural causes....   [tags: Medicine] 1475 words
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Molecular Genetic Testing and Risk Assessment of Releasing Nonpathogenic Fusarium Oxysporum - ... oxysporum on the ecosystem by molecular genetic testing and by testing possible strains on nontarget plants. Objectives 1. Genetic analyses with PCR of non-pathogenic Fusarium oxysporum to assess genetic variation. 2. Risk-assessment of genetic markers Sessions 1) Isolation and identification (2 months) Isolation: PDA or malt agar are suitable substarte for Fusarium species (Kaur, 2010). Biocontrol and pathogenic strains of F. oxysporum have to be isolated from different geographical regions....   [tags: fungi, biocontrol, research]
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Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley - In his wickedly clever debut mystery, Alan Bradley introduces the one and only Flavia de Luce: a refreshingly precocious, sharp, and impertinent 11-year old heroine who goes through a bizarre maze of mystery and deception. Bradley designs Bishop’s Lacey, a 1950s village, Buckshaw, the de Luce’s crumbling Gothic mansion, and reproduces the hedges, gently rolling hills, and battered lanes of the countryside with explicit detail. Suspense mounts up as Flavia digs up long-buried secrets after the corpse of an ominous stranger emerges in the cucumber patch of her country estate....   [tags: Alan Bradley] 1012 words
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Drinking Diet Soda is not a Solution for Weight Loss - Some people believe that replacing their consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages with that of artificially sweetened drinks helps them lose weight. These artificially sweetened beverages are often called diet soda because they contain no calories in spite of their sweet taste. Sugary Beverages and Body Weight Just a few years ago, scientists conducted a national survey to study the trends on the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) among US adults. They found that in recent decades, there has been a significant rise in the consumption of sugary beverages, which was highest among young adults, especially among black individuals....   [tags: sugar-sweetened beverages, no calories]
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How to Identify Food in Grocery Stores or Farmer's Markets - ... NUTRITIONAL PROFILE Vitamin A Healthy bones, teeth, and eyes. Helps eyes, skin, immune system, and many other parts of the body grow and stay healthy. Important for night vision. Vitamin C Immune system supporter. Vitamin C can help protect against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling. It’s needed to form collagen, which helps maintain skin, teeth, gums, tendons, and ligaments. It helps heal wounds and fight cancerous cells....   [tags: nutritional, strorage, preparation] 689 words
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Symbolism and Themes in A Worn Path by Eudora Welty - ... As a child, I did not understand why my Dad would turn heads on the street or how he had the ability to stop people in their tracks. My mother had married a outsider and in Hong Kong, an “ Sei Gwai Lo,” (blasted white person in Cantonese), was few and far between. I did not make blending in any easier by refusing to eat Asian food. 

One of the most notable aspects of Hong Kong is the various cuisines to be found there: Chinese, Italian, Thai, Middle Eastern, French, and Indian foods are all to be had in great and glorious quantity....   [tags: phoenix jackson, natchez, journey] 619 words
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The Importance of Storage in Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Logistics - Introduction The fresh fruit and vegetable is important and remarkable point in supply chain. The fresh fruit and vegetable supply chain is characterized by many national and international small and medium-sized enterprises at the production stage. And also the consumer demand for fresh fruits and vegetables all over the year is a special challenge of this chain and this chain strongly impacts all of the particularities. Therefore, the adoption of new Technologies and new opportunities for improving information logistic can have important benefits to meet the fresh fruit and vegetable’s conditions....   [tags: supply chain, food marketing] 1761 words
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Eucalyptus Globulus' Effect on the Germination of Radish Seeds - The purpose of the project was to determine whether Eucalyptus globulus had an effect on the germination of radish seeds. It was hypothesized that Eucalyptus globulus would have a negative effect on the germination of the seeds and their growth. Before a seed can germinate it must first shed the seed coat, a protective outer layer that protects the seed from parasites, injury, and unfavorable temperatures. Inside the seed coat is the embryo which contains the root and first leaves of the plant, called cotyledons....   [tags: Plants]
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Salman Rushdi: Using Magical Realism as a Post-Colonial Device - Salman Rushdie is a meta-fiction writer, composing Midnight’s Children in a way that systematically draws attention to the fact that it’s a fictitious concoction questioning the relationship between fiction and reality. In Midnight’s Children, Rushdie uses historical events as reference points in the lives of his characters. Saleem Sinai’s life, and the lives of his familial predecessors, is defined by historical events. Beyond using historical events to denote the lives of his characters, Rushdie uses magical realism as a post-colonial device....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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The Image of Womanhood in Ancient History and Today - * I walked into a local shop here in Denver, Paris on the platz, ad was astounded by the ea of brunette girls, all looking the same. The modern goth movement is still prevalent on the west coast of the united states. Earlier I had been in Hollywood and saw a similar phenomena. Hollywood was in the 1980s was filled with blondes, it became stereotypical. The a change came over the scene, this new darker image took over to match the dyed hair color, dark mysterious, femme fatalistic. Many very educated and spiritually evolved women that I know, veterans of the war of equality that occurred in the states in the 1900s seem to have taken on a new persona, a new image....   [tags: Femme Fatale, Oppresive Doctrine] 1743 words
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Guidelines and Benefits of Teenage Nutrition: Questions and Answers - ... Research indicated that a healthy diet can also improve concentration, self- confidence and self-esteem. Eating a balanced diet can prevent anemia which it most common in young woman. Question 3: Identify the risks in having an unhealthy diet (short/long term) Some short term risks of having an unhealthy diet: • Poor Brain Function and Memory – For your brain to function properly it relies on glucose, which comes from carbohydrates. • Poor Sleep – An unhealthy diet can detract from sleep. If you eat fatty and high sugar foods before bed you are more prone to wake ups....   [tags: dietary guidelines, healthy diet, unhealthy diet] 995 words
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Tourism and Environmental Issues in Queensland Destination in Australia - ... It’s a state located on north east of Australia. Its consider as the biggest state after western Australia with an area of 1,723,936 square kilometers, at the 138°E longitude. Queensland is encircled by the Northern Territory, and by the northeastern corner of South Australia at the southwest. It takes the third place in population, which are 4,560,059. One third of them are migrating from Europe or Britain. Brisbane is the capital and the largest highly urbanized city in the state. Queensland considers one of the most popular tourist attractions in Australia....   [tags: tourists attractions, rainforests] 1009 words
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Plot Summary for The Importance of Being Earnest - The play begins in the flat of wealthy Algernon Moncrieff (Algy) in London's fashionable West End. Algernon's aunt (Lady Bracknell) and her daughter (Gwendolen Fairfax) are coming for a visit, but Mr. Jack Worthing (a friend of Algy's) arrives first. Algernon finds it curious that Jack has announced himself as "Ernest." When Jack explains that he plans to propose marriage to Gwendolen, Algy demands to know why Jack has a cigarette case with the inscription, "From little Cecily with her fondest love." Jack explains that his real name is Jack Worthing, squire, in the country, but he assumes the name "Ernest" when he ventures to the city for fun....   [tags: literary analysis] 880 words
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Developing the TLC and HPTLC Finger Print Profiles - Aim of this study was to develop the TLC and HPTLC finger print profiles for various secondary metabolites of methanolic stem extracts of the traditional medicinal climber, Solena amplexicaulis. These studies were carried out as per the methods of Harborne and Wagner et al. The profiles of various individual secondary metabolites were made and developed for authentication. The methanolic stem extract showed the presence of 5 alkaloids, 6 flavonoids, 2 glycosides, 10 saponins and 7 terpenoids. Owing to the presence of rich variety of secondary metabolites, the stem extract of S....   [tags: bioactive, metabolites, medicinal] 1553 words
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The Importance of Water in the Human Body - ... Even carbohydrates like grains, although do not appear to be watery could contain water as much as one third of their weight. Fats such as butter or margarine contain very little water. Some water may come from within our body because of energy metabolism but the amount is insignificant. Although juices, milk and beverages increase fluid intake but plain water is the best source. Most beverages contain some sugar, natural or added, this will have an effect on our body weight. But plain water does not contain anything that will alter the body structure....   [tags: transport, drinking, dehydration] 770 words
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The Natural Herbal Living Magazine and Herb Box - ... I received a copy of the Stinging Nettles Box. Initially, when it came, my first thoughts were, “Stinging nettles…you mean the things that caused me so much pain when playing hide-and-seek in the woods as a child. What can they be good for?” To my surprise, stinging nettles can be used to treat joint pain, arthritis, urinary problems and hay fever (allergic rhinitis). (I must admit that since I started drinking nettles tea, I have not taken my allergy medicine. The scientist in me wanted to design a research study to see if I’m just suffering from a placebo effect) Another thing I love about Natural Herbal Living Magazine and Herb Box is that they put everything you could want to know...   [tags: personal experience, natural food] 627 words
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Gabriel Oak: An Abundance of Admirable Qualities - “A young man of sound judgement, easy motions, proper dress, and general good character” is Hardy’s description of Gabriel Oak in the first chapter of “Far From the Madding Crowd”. ” Archangel Gabriel was the Messenger of God, so it is expected by the reader that Hardy’s Gabriel must be reliable and dignified. There are many times in the novel when he acts as a guardian angel. His surname is a metaphor for his appearance and character. An oak tree is a symbol of great strength, solidity and endurance....   [tags: Literary Characters] 1510 words
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The Elements and Health Benefits of Potassium - Potassium is an element on the periodic table that is symbolized by the letter K. The atomic number of this element is 19. At room temperature this element is a solid. Potassium can be found in two forms: either pure or compounds. Pure potassium is described as a soft silvery-white alkali metal that oxidizes rapidly in air and is very reactive in water However, Potassium forms many compounds such as Potassium chloride, which is the most common potassium compound (Gagnon, 1). This form of Potassium is especially used in fertilizers as a salt substitute....   [tags: atomic number, forms, chemistry]
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Doctor´s Regime Prescription for Cough Ridden Patient - ... Let the patient begin a mild regimen of exercise each day in order to warm her body. I would suggest walking indoors if possible to avoid the cold climate. Although the patient should take a mild form of exercise each day, she should abstain from anything too vigorous. As Johannitius says in the Isagoge, “Violent exercise first of all heats the body, but afterwards cools and dries it.” Since the patient already has a cooler complexion, both because she is a woman and because she is of a melancholic nature, the benefits of drying her body would be outweighed by the additional coolness....   [tags: Phlem, Illness] 1175 words
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