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The Dangers of Facebook, Twitter, and Instgram - Cyber socializing is very popular among society today. It is one of the most popular ways of communicating with, says long distance relatives, but is cyber socializing really safe. These sites are used by all ages and around the world, and not always used for the right reasons. Some of the most popular websites are Facebook, twitter, and instgram. People put their lives on these sites. From pictures to every emotion or feeling they have. Not being aware of the danger the may put themselves in. There have been many cases of bullying among cyber socializing sites....   [tags: Dangers of Social Networking]
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The Dangers of the Internet - It’s fantastic being able to instantly connect to the internet from anywhere. You don’t even need an old-timey computer anymore; most mobile devices can surf the web. At a glance, this seems great. Instant internet available on small devices anywhere you go. Turns out, that instant accessibility isn’t so great, it’s transforming our minds and society for the worse. One day, I stumbled across a troubling picture on the internet. At a surface level, the picture is relatively harmless. It shows a happy family of five enjoying some drinks at Starbucks while using various computer products....   [tags: Downside of Internet, 2015]
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The Dangers of Tanning - Spring is finally here, and Spring Break and the Senior Prom are around corner. The teenagers and the college kids are planning a drive to the tanning salons or a day at the beach. The media has instilled in women that tan skin is a sign of youth and sex appeal. Some people go to the tanning salons and others spend hours outside in the sun to achieve the sun goddess look. Many don’t realize the dangers that come with the sun or a box with light bulbs that has more UVA radiation than the sun does....   [tags: Health ]
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The Dangers of CyberCrime - To what extent should the government be protecting the public from the dangers of the Internet. The Internet has revolutionized the way people live their lives around the globe. Aside from making much of the world’s information available to the average person, it has become a large force in the world economy. The number of global Internet users is growing by large amounts every day and criminals have taken notice. Because of this growth, computer-based crimes are increasing at a substantial rate and are targeting individual consumers....   [tags: Internet Crime, Cyber Crime Essays]
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The Dangers of Panhandling - It’s discouraging to witness a fellow human being sitting on the corner with a sign claiming to be homeless, starving, and desperate. When you witness a generous citizen hand the needy a couple dollars, hoping they fulfilled their wish of eating for the day, you experience a feeling of caring and joy. However, I have witnessed this several times, that same desperate woman on the corner in raggedy clothing and clumped hair. I felt contemplative about doing a so-called good deed until I witnessed her one night board a fairly new Jeep Liberty in a nearby parking lot....   [tags: Ethics] 743 words
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The Dangers of Fear - The Dangers of Fear Irish Playwright, George Bernard Shaw, once said, “The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them; that's the essence of inhumanity.” Inhumanity is mankind’s worse attribute. Every so often, ordinary humans are driven to the point were they have no choice but to think of themselves. One of the most famous example used today is the Holocaust. Elie Wiesel’s memoir Night demonstrates how fear is a debilitating force that causes people to lose sight of who they once were....   [tags: Elie Wiesel, Night, Memoir, Holocaust] 948 words
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Dangers of Caffeine - It is what wakes us up each day or keeps us focused. It is what drives us to go the extra mile. Caffeine is a product that is being used in all sorts of drinks ranging from colas to our early morning cup of tea. Most people whose life is always on an ever moving work pace feel it is a needed necessity to keep them going, People ranging from bcig business people to mare student. The main reason for this review is to see just how much caffeine affects the life of an average student both negative and positively and also provide a broader understanding of how it really works when we consume is as well as what it gets up to....   [tags: Health]
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The Effect on Smoking Cigarette Banned in Public - Cigarette smoking “There Is Nothing either Good or Bad, Hard or Easy, It’s How We Choose to Think That Makes It So.” ~ William Shakespeare~ Cigarettes are drugs that have a high risk of dangerous drugs that cause the disease to the body of smokers and people who live nearby. Currently, there are many more smokers are aware of the adverse effects of smoking. But the number of smokers is still increasing. Especially worrisome and continue to cause adverse effects in both polite society and the environment....   [tags: Popularity, Dangers]
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What Are the Dangers of Paranormal Research? - What are the dangers of paranormal research. John, being bored, turned to his good friend Charlie and asked if he might be interested in a little ghost hunt. They both agreed to travel to the nearby cemetery later that night. John had been watching a ghost hunting television series for weeks and became interested in re-searching the paranormal. John had watched ghost hunting expeditions so many times on tele-vision he thought he knew enough to go out and do it himself. So later that night John and Charlie had gone into the cemetery with their voice recorders, digital cameras, video cameras equipped with night vision, and a Ouija board....   [tags: Paranormal Research]
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The Dangers of Pesticides in Contemporary Food - When considering the issues surrounding foods commonly consumed today, one may conjure up images of food borne illness or starving children in a far-off Third World country. Although circumstances such as these are unfortunate, they fail to recognize the dangers developed societies face when deciding what to eat. Those living in developed nations often question where their food came from and what exactly it consists of, but rarely inquire further. These considerations are often made subconsciously, but they do begin to assess the origins of what we place inside our stomachs and the possible dangers of doing so....   [tags: Environment, health]
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Dangers of Overexposure to the Sun - Throughout history, the "ideal" image of people has changed significantly. From the white wigs of the 18th century to the blond dye of now, people have been expected to look differently over time, with different styles and fads. People have always enjoyed going to the beach and pool, spending time outside and relaxing. In recent years, however, the purpose of being outside has gone beyond just relaxing, and on to changing your image. Society has found an addiction with tanning. Everyone loves coming back from the beach with a nice, dark tan, however, they don't know the dangers entailed....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography] 943 words
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The Dangers of Genetically Modified Foods - “We don’t want no GMOs. We don’t want no GMO’s!” This cry resounds at rallies around the nation where community advocates protest the use of genetically modified foods in the products they consume. Genetically modified foods are not a new commodity, but people have just recently become aware of the dangers of these frankenfoods. Once hailed as scientific miracle foods, these GMO’s quickly infiltrated the public diet. Also, research has revealed the threat of these foods. Though genetically modified foods (GM), offer convenience and low prices, they are dangerous to public health....   [tags: GMOs, Genetically Modified Crops]
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The Dangers of Totalitarianism: George Orwell - Hiding in the shadows yet standing in full view, the signs of totalitarianism and the dangers that accompany it in 1984 are everywhere. Orwell is able to paint a frighteningly realistic picture of the all-consuming monster that is a totalitarian state. It tries to hide its negative traits by covering them up with promising lies that bring a good public image to the state. When a totalitarian style of government is employed, it gains control over every aspect of life for any unlucky citizen or bystander who happens to come under its reigns....   [tags: the state, thoughtcrime]
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The Dangers of Alcohol and Alcoholism - “For every family that is impacted by drugs, there are another 10 to 15 families impacted by alcohol abuse. It's a pretty big deal. We have a tendency to only look at part of the puzzle.” (Kevin Lewis). As a society we tend to categorize the severity of addiction in a way that drugs are the most dangerous and alcohol being just a problem. Because alcohol addiction can be a slow progressive disease many people don’t see it in the same light as drug addiction. An addiction to drugs is seen as being a more deadly and dangerous issue then that of alcohol because a drug addiction can happen more quickly and can kill more quickly....   [tags: addiction, term paper, research paper]
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The Dangers of Illegal Butt Injections - For generations young women have desired the beautiful physiques displayed by the stars of their era. Whether it was Marilyn Monroe in the 1950's, Pam Grier in the 70's, or Halle Berry in the late 90's and 2000's, young ladies dreamed of emulating the jaw-dropping and unbelievable figures of the Hollywood, superstar bombshells. Until now, young women's efforts to be more like the stars have been seemingly harmless. They may have tried a crazy binge diet or a "miracle pill" to give them that certain look they wanted, but in most eyes it was believed to be normal efforts to acquire "the look" of the times....   [tags: Body Image, Physique, Butt Shots]
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The Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields - The dangers of the electromagnetic can be low on danger and high on danger. Depending on the amount of how much the body absorbs verifies the lethality of the EMFs. Humans are extremely sensitive to EMFs. Yes if a person absorbs too much energy it can lead potential to death, but if they absorb small portions it can lead can lead to nausea, paranoia, and many more small affects. The US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has issued cautionary advisories on EMFs. Everyone is exposed to EMFs; they come in forms such as from power lines, basements, cell phones, or even x-rays and other medical equipment....   [tags: Health ] 1048 words
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Dangers of Texting While Driving - Samantha is on her way home from work, driving 55 mph, and her husband texts her to see if she can pick up some milk from the grocery store for supper. She grabs her phone and reads the message. She looks up at the road before she replies to him and she is head on with another car 10 feet away from her, she slams on the breaks and swerves to try to miss the car. She rolls her car three times, landing in the ditch, where the car is upside down. The gentlemen in the other car calls 911. Police, ambulance, and fire trucks show up at the scene....   [tags: Traffic Laws, Car Accidents]
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Dangers of Social Networking Sites - Dangers of Social Networking In increasing numbers children are living in a social world “without boundaries” surrounded by dangers (Fodeman). Technology has become a gateway to a new world of socializing. As technology grows it seems as if all boundaries of cause and effect, problem and consequence has been removed from sight and mind. Online communication sites offer quick information and easy contact with friends and family. They also are perfect for advertising because it is cheaper and much quicker than printing....   [tags: bullying, bullied]
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Dangers of Texting and Driving - In today's technology driven world, we are constantly distracted with electronic devices such as a laptop or television or even our phones. These technological devices, while a helpful aid in our daily lives, serve as a dangerous distraction for us and those who surround us. In his piece, “Attention Deficit: The Brain Syndrome of Our Era”, Richard Restak describes the dangers of how these devices are causing for an increase in distractions in our every day lives. He also concluded that technology has caused for our attention and focus to be split beyond what is necessary in order for people to be totally safe....   [tags: technology, distraction, cell phone, safety]
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Modern Technology, the Unseen Dangers - As time goes on, the world around us continues to change even more rapidly than it already has. All the time new gadgets and gizmos continue to be introduced to the market to satisfy the needs of the consumers. Social networking sites such as Facebook, Myspace, and Twitter allow people from all over the world to be connected. With the help of these social networking sites and cell phones people have become more easily accessible in the previous years than ever before. At first glance these modern technologies appear to be nothing but helpful conveniences that society has become accustomed to having , but as technology advances, our privacy continues to decrease without most people even real...   [tags: Technology ]
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Dangers Involved with School Bullying - School Bullying School is the primary place where children spend their day with peers. As social and economic status plays a big part in the behavior of children. In early child hood income can effects the child’s academic level and behavioral problems later. By the time a child reaches middle school income levels do not influence negative behavior. But when the child reaches high school they could be teased for how the dress because they may not have nice clothes like other kids, or simply choose to dress differently....   [tags: Bully, School Violence, Columbine]
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The Dangers of Plastic Surgery - Plastic surgery is becoming a widespread pandemic in the United States. More and more people everyday are electing to take this surgery which, for many people, is an unnecessary change to their body. People in this country and around the world need to realize the dangers and consequences of choosing this surgery. In the United States, there should be increased restrictions on plastic surgery because it would help people better understand the risks and stop some from taking the unnecessary surgery due to the associated health risks....   [tags: Health] 1506 words
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Dangers of Cell Phones - Although cell phones appear to be harmless devices, they are proven to be detrimental and unsafe to prolonged users. Cell phone users need to be more aware of the potential consequences of improper usage. Mobile phone radiation and health concerns have elevated, especially after the enormous increase in the use of mobile phones. Furthermore, texting while driving is a risk that many individuals take, and could lead to serious, life-threatening consequences. Nevertheless, there are quite a few solutions that may help a cell phone user in preventing the potential consequences of prolonged cell phone use....   [tags: Technology/Health] 599 words
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Dangers of Cell Phones - ... It is proven that cell phones not only distract students dramatically from their work it takes away time from their sleep with teens and young adults texting after hours always up late talking to friends. It also takes away teens confidence of actually having to speak in front of people the instead of over a mobile device. Once teens and kids grow up using cell phone they don’t talk to people in person like they would years ago. When having to prepare a speech or just give a presentation in front of a class it becomes a complete struggle for teens today....   [tags: accidents, distracted drivers, messaging]
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Dangers of the Internet - Dangers of the Internet There are many pitfalls and perils on the Internet. Some of them are easy to avoid while other are not so obvious. Some of the Pitfalls and perils are annoying, while others are deadly to your computer. Still others are humorous and entertaining. There are many dangers on the Internet. This paper will try to cover some of them. The biggest dangers of the Internet are virus. Viruses are small programs that "infect" computers. Most viruses are made to "steal" and or "destroy" data stored on the infected computer....   [tags: Expository Essays]
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The Dangers of Tattoos - Tattoos are becoming a popular phenomenon that is seen everywhere. Today’s youth are getting permanent tattoos to be cool and trendy, but are not considering the long-term effects. Teenagers should be aware of all that body modification may include, it is not just a pretty picture. Adolescences must consider the dangers and conscientious result of attaining diseases, being underage, and having a permanent mark on their body.      The unsanitary conditions of getting a tattoo tend to go unnoticed by teenagers....   [tags: Body Art] 660 words
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The Dangers of Technology - The Dangers of Technology Within the past two years computers have become a new way of doing business, enjoying various forms of entertainment, and interacting with others for the majority of our nation. Almost every aspect of technical work in industry today involves the computer in some way. It is hard to find something in the world at this present time that wasn’t either made by a computer program, or houses a computer of its own. Keeping this in mind while reading Ray Kurzweil’s article “The Virtual Thomas Edison” makes one realize just how much humans depend on computers, and Kurzweil’s hypothesizes that “Within three decades machines will be as intelligent as human beings”(Kurzweil...   [tags: Papers] 702 words
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The Dangers of Oxycontin - I had a very close friend; his name is Jeremy. He is only twenty-six years old. His life is fading fast. He had a home, a family, a long time girlfriend and a four year old son. Jeremy’s mom, brothers, aunts and uncles are all losing touch with him. He had a great job with insurance, benefits and job security. He was fired a few months ago. He has sold his car, personal items, furniture and things you wouldn’t even imagine for fast cash. Jeremy begs and barrows money from what family and friends he has left to only end the relationship with them because he knows he will never pay them back....   [tags: essays research papers] 955 words
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The Dangers of Avalanches - The Dangers of Avalanches Imagine a day of skiing or snowmobiling, where all is good and that last mountain must be conquered. Once on the slope, it may seem perfect, until the snow begins to give away and start to slide. Tumbling down a slope moving at 150 miles per hour, smashing into trees, becoming buried under 100,000 tons of snow, only to guess which way is up, how does one survive. Will the rescuers be able to find the buried victim. For centuries, mountain dwellers and travelers have had to reckon with the deadly forces of snowy torrents descending with lightning speed down mountainsides....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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The Dangers of Objectification - The Dangers of Objectification Consider for a moment the course typically taken in a class discussion. A person states that he is an egoist, or a relativist, or an absolutist. These various terms are used to classify an individual according to his moral philosophy. Nietzsche has an important objection to these simplistic definitions. "Shall we still speak this way today. May we do so?" (Nietzsche 463) There are difficulties in this simplistic approach to classifying an individual. The first is that an individual is not so easily crammed into a verbal box....   [tags: Philosophy essays] 795 words
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The Dangers of Metabolife - The Dangers of Metabolife Obesity: The term obese implies that one is very "fat", extremely overweight, and often carries negative connotations. However the scientific definition describes obese in a non-judgmental way that simply expresses ones weight as a number, a certain body mass index (BMI). Since the early 1980s, BMI has been the medical standard for obtaining obesity measurements (http://www.quantumhcp.com/obesity.htm). Government researchers and scientists developed the BMI to take height into account in weight measurements....   [tags: Obesity Weight Loss Diet Papers]
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The Dangers of Aspartame - The Dangers of Aspartame The Federal Drug Administration approved aspartame, an artificial sweetener surrounded by controversy, for widespread consumption in 1983. Its brand name, NutraSweet, is a division of Monsanto, a major drug company who acquired G.D. Searle, the original drug company affiliated with aspartame. Aspartame is used in everything from diet food to sugarless gum, but its major use is in diet drinks. There have been studies done to determine what dosage of aspartame and it's by products, aspartic acid, methyl alcohol or methanol, and phenylalanine, is safe to consume or if the amount is unlimited....   [tags: Papers] 1581 words
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The Dangers of Bulimia - The Dangers of Bulimia Janie races down the hallway of her home and runs into the bathroom. She slams and locks the door behind her, turning up the radio full blast to assure that nobody will hear. Janie quickly squeezes her eyes shut, preparing her for the discomfort that follows. On impulse and routine, she quickly jams a finger down her throat and relieves herself of all the food she has recently binged on. After she is all done, she stares in the mirror, and bursts into tears. “I am so fat and worthless,” she thinks to herself even though she is only 130 pounds....   [tags: Causes of Bulimia, Eating Disorders] 1567 words
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The Dangers of Bioterrorism - The Dangers of Bioterrorism Anthrax, an infectious and usually fatal disease of warm-blooded animals, particularly sheep, goats, and other ruminants, that can on occasion, be transmitted to humans. Human-to-human spread generally does not occur. By common usage, anthrax also refers to the causative agent, Bacillus anthracis. This bacterium is present in soil worldwide. Anthrax is a well suited as a bioweapon because it is capable of forming hardy spores that can remain stable for decades. The deadliest form of this disease occurs when the spores are inhaled and germinate in the lungs....   [tags: Papers] 700 words
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The Dangers of MDMA - The Dangers of MDMA Ecstasy (MDMA) has recently gained popularity in the media due to the dramatic increase in its use by Americans, especially teens and young adults. This has lead to a surge in research efforts to determine the short and long-term physical and neurological risks that are associated with the drug. It has been discovered that Ecstasy is one of the most dangerous drugs currently available on the streets of America. It poses serious risks to its users both psychically and neurologically, being known to cause damage to major organ systems in the body, including the liver, heart and brain....   [tags: Papers] 1944 words
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Railroads Crossing Dangers - ... Consequently, the vegetation was obstructing the view of pedestrians and/or vehicles for potential dangers. Therefore, the proposal to address the City of Weatherford with possible solutions to maintain the vegetation at this crossing is in order. One possible solution that may be considered could be to utilize offenders that are sentenced to community service. Instead of having these offenders revamping the courthouse, they could maintain the overgrowth of vegetation along the railroad track....   [tags: vegetation, accidents, hike and bike]
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The Dangers of Scuba Diving and Underwater Exploration - ... This happens because the deeper you dive into the ocean, the higher the pressure is on your ears. Diving in high pressure for long periods of time can also cause permanent hearing loss. Diving has many pros and cons. Chambers page.2 Not everyone can dive. Diving take many months of training. Training usually lasts up to three to four months. During the first month of training, you will practice your swimming skills. An instructor will test your ability to withstand certain conditions while in the water....   [tags: shark attacks, gastrointestinal tract]
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The Dangers Our Children Face on the Internet - We live in a society that thrives on technology; it is pervasive throughout our daily lives. Everyone seems to have an iPod, cell phone, or laptop with them at all times. We have become a completely connected society with our Twitter, MySpace, and Facebook. It is hard to argue that technology hasn’t improved our lives through medicine, communication, and entertainment. Our children face an increasing number of dangers on the Internet. Sexual predators, cyber bullying, and pornography are the most prevalent dangers our children face on the Internet; the best way to protect them is to be an involved and informed Parent....   [tags: Internet Safety]
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The Dangers of Social Media Correlating to Privacy - Introduction Social medias have become a big part of our society now, they are being used in all aspects of our life. We are connected twenty-four hours a day, at work, school, home, shopping etc. There is a necessity, a need to be connected to these social media’s, to feel like you are a part of society. With these growing numbers in being connected to social media’s on the web, there comes a growing desire for privacy and safety. In this paper I will discuss and analyze the social media’s themselves, the dangers that arise from them, and how all these correlate to privacy....   [tags: Networking Sites, Cyber Bullying]
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The Dangers for Models of Being Overly Skinny - ... It has been found that these scars are from when the models faint from starvation (DeNinno 1). The side effects do not end here. There are still many dangers that are associated with the models starving themselves. They also go through severe mood swings and fatigue (DeNinno 2). This causes them to be tired all the time and they could be a really bad effect on many things, for example if some of the girls were still studying in school or universities, being tired all the time can harm their grades....   [tags: models, starving models]
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The Dangers of Using Birth Control Pills - ... When women feel like that there breast are full it is just one of the effect of being the pill. Some women gain weight while on the pill when others do not even gain a single pound. It all depends that women have a nice healthy diet and keep on with there exercised. For some women it does not matter if or not they are on the pill they just do not gain weight because it just depend on how their body is. Some women just get depress for being on the pill because some women after they give birth are not the same....   [tags: Contraceptives, Birth Control Essays]
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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie - In my view, intolerance is the unfair act of being treated unjustly by others. This closed-minded action is one that is unfortunately an increasing problem in today’s society for many different reasons. Intolerance is the greatest issue we face regarding discrimination and racism among others, increasing the tension and conflict between people. One example of Junior, also known as Arnold, experiencing intolerance is when he is made fun of by his peers on his reservation in Wellpinit for having a lisp and eye abnormalities....   [tags: Intolerance, Dangers of Alcohol]
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The Sioux Legend The Rabbit and the Elk - ... Elk in Montana can live anywhere, but prefer to live in the Rocky Mountains. The air on top of these mountains is clean and clear, but thin due to the high elevations. Snow melt causes ice cold streams to form and meander throughout the mountains. The elk are herbivores, which means they only eat vegetation like plants and berries. The Rocky Mountains provide the elk with luscious green fields of meadow grass. In mountainous terrain the elk will be found in the upper third of the mountain during summer and fall seasons....   [tags: hunt, fresh water, dangers]
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Dangers Of Tattooing - The Dangers of Tattoos Many people think that tattooing is dangerous. Part of this is because people don’t think that the tattoo artists sterilize their materials. Others believe that tattoos have a high risk of infection. And the most commonly reported problems are allergic reactions. Others feel as though the pain factor is too immense. Although these fears are common they are easily prevented. Most of the people who believe these things aren’t fully informed with information. The sterilization process for the materials used is extremely important....   [tags: essays research papers] 849 words
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Dangers of Smoking - For a country in our financial position the general health of Scotland is very poor. In some areas the average life expectancy is as low as 54 years old for men. A major cause of this is smoking. With the young in particular smoking is much more popular than it used to be. In October 2008, it was estimated that one third of 16-24 year olds smoke. This figure is at a 10 year high. In between the ages of 16-19 it is found that girls are more likely to smoke than boys. This has been recognised as a major issue for the country and there are several things being done to try to stop it, such as the smoking ban in public places which was enforced on March the 26th 2006....   [tags: Smoking, informative, expository] 456 words
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Dangers of Driving - What is as dangerous if not more dangerous than murder and suicide. A car accident is. Being in the seat of a vehicle put’s a driver’s life in jeopardy the instant they are in the seat of a vehicle. Adam Ford explains drivers licenses were issued first in the 1900s and conditions have changed substantially: More powerful cars exist, and more are on the road (Ford). With this notion, Ford explains why cars are more dangerous on the road; however, the types of cars that exist in present times are not the sole reason the road is more dangerous....   [tags: Road Safety]
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The Dangers of Gene Therapy Treatment - The Dangers of Gene Therapy Treatment "What's the worst that can happen to me. I die, and it's for the babies," said Jessie Gelsinger as he left for the hospital to receive gene therapy treatment. (Stolberg) People risk their lives everyday in the name of science. One such science that people have recently been drawn to is gene therapy. Although, gene therapy may be new and exciting and it may be helping to find cures to diseases we only dreamed of curing, we have to remember it is dangerous. It needs to be done with much supervision....   [tags: Papers] 1886 words
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The True Dangers of the H5N1 Virus - The True Dangers of the Feared Pandemic Abstract The H5N1 strain of the avian flu is a virus. It has the potential to be very dangerous especially through its ways of transmission. The statistics of the current deaths and possible deaths also show the possible pandemic arising in the near future. However, this topic must be put into perspective and the common belief that it will eradicate our world is rather exaggerated. There is actually a higher chance that the avian flu will not become a deadly killer....   [tags: Bird Flu Avian Influenza Pandemic]
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The Dangers of Race Based Medicine - The Dangers of Race-Based Medicine An analysis of new drug therapies specifically targeted towards African American populations with hypertension. I. Introduction to Contemporary Race-Based Therapeutics On November 11th, 2004, NitroMed, a Massachusetts based pharmaceutical company published a study on the effects of a new drug called BiDil in treating heart failure among African Americans in the New England Journal of Medicine (Taylor 2049). Since announcing the study, NitroMed’s research has sparked controversy surrounding the ethical implications and scientific evidence of race-based medicine....   [tags: Drug Therapies African American]
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The Dangers of Living with an Eating Disorder - The Dangers of Living with an Eating Disorder Imagine waking up every morning, struggling to get out of bed. The room spins. Stumbling over to the mirror, you study and criticize every last inch of your body as the words “fat, ugly, worthless” echo in your head. You then stagger to the bathroom, using the wall to hold you up. You don’t remember the last time you ate a “normal” meal. Stepping on the scale will determine your mood for the day. If it has decreased since yesterday, you have succeeded; if it has stayed the same, or worse, gone up, those voices inside your head become stronger, telling you how useless you are....   [tags: Health Eating Disorders Essays] 1405 words
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The Hidden Dangers of In Vitro Fertilization - The Hidden Dangers of In Vitro Fertilization   In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)involves giving a woman drugs to induce ovulation and then harvesting (collecting) those mature eggs through a laparoscope. The man masturbates to collect the semen. Then, the semen and ova are mixed in a dish, where fertilization may occur. Then the tiny, new embryonic human(s) are put into the cavity of the woman's uterus with the hope that they will plant and grow. Other sophisticated techniques having the same purpose, employ a diversity of approaches to producing a pregnancy....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers] 675 words
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The Unknown Dangers of Cell Phones - The Unknown Dangers of Cell Phones When I was sixteen years old, I wanted a cell phone more than anything. Not only did all my friends have them, but my parents did not allow me to talk to my boyfriend Jimmy. So I thought having a cell phone would be the instant solution to all my problems. Not only would I be able to talk to Jimmy whenever I wanted but having a cell phone would give me so much more independence. Not to mention the fact that they were extremely glamorous and simply the thing to have....   [tags: Health Communication Papers] 2567 words
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The Unspoken Dangers of Tanning Beds - The Unspoken Dangers of Tanning Beds Tanning beds are devices that emit ultraviolet radiation (UV rays) in order to darken one’s skin complexion. It is believed that approximately 28 million Americans are tanning indoors, in some 25,000 tanning salons nationwide (http://www.fda.gov/ cdrh/consumer/tanning.html ). The rising popularity of tanning beds came about a few decades ago when the media and society started emphasizing that bronzed skin was “in.” A variety of people use tanning beds, both men and women, and for a variety of reasons; some use them as a weekly (or even daily) routine, others use them seasonally (when it’s hard to get a tan in the winter) and then of course there a...   [tags: Expository Essays Research Papers]
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Dangers and Consequences of Genetic Engineering - Dangers and Consequences of Genetic Engineering Genetic Engineering will be deadly. The harmful effects of this gene manipulation will not be discovered for years, and it will be too late to reverse the damage. The tools of genetic engineering are natural substances that control biochemical reactions that work like chemical scissors and glue, cutting and pasting DNA molecules and sticking them into the DNA of microbes. The microbes with these transplanted genes may be commercially useful because they can produce proteins that cannot be obtained economically from other sources, or scientists can just take advantage of nature's own genetic ability, using the microbes to...   [tags: Papers] 1039 words
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The Dangers of Genetic Engineering - The Dangers of Genetic Engineering Science is defined as knowledge based on observed facts and tested truths arranged in an orderly system. It has had an extreme effect on technology, which covers production, transportation, and even entertainment. In the past, though, science has always remained distant. However, with the birth of genetic engineering, science has become something that will deeply affect lives. Advancements are being made daily with genetic engineering: the Human Genome Project is nearly done, gene replacement therapy lies within reach, and cloning is on the horizon....   [tags: Papers] 1248 words
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The Dangers of Genetic Engineering -     Genetically manipulating genes to create certain traits in a human embryo is impossible at this point.  Perhaps it will never happen.  It is not inevitable in the long run, as some scientists pragmatically point out. (Embgen).  It is, however, something that dominates modern day discussion concerning genetics and therefore must be addressed with care and consideration.            There are many ways that gene manipulation could come about.  Advances in spermatogenesis as well as the field of assisted reproductive technology, as seen in In Vitro Fertilization clinics, point toward methods that could house the systematic alteration of genetic information in reproductive cells.  Transpl...   [tags: Genetic Manipulation Essays]
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The Dangers of Credit Cards - The Dangers of Credit Cards Credit cards are an inevitable factor in growing up. Once you turn eighteen it all starts. You receive applications in the mail daily and commercials appear on television as well. This starts to spark an interest. So you say to yourself, "I think I'm responsible enough to get a credit card, I'll only use it for emergencies." Then you apply and it may take a couple times to finally be approved for one. This only makes it worse, of course, because you realize how long you have waited and now you get to buy anything you want, after all you don't have to pay it off for a month....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics] 1974 words
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Dangers Involved with Internet Usage - Dangers Involved with Internet Usage The Internet today is constantly advancing and expanding. Over the last several years it has changed the way that we learn, communicate, shop and conduct business. Although there are many advantages to the Internet, there are also many serious problems that occur with Internet use. Some of the problems of the Internet include, cyberstalking and identity theft and Internet addiction. Although the Internet cannot be blamed for the creation of these problems, using the Internet as a tool has made these problems bigger....   [tags: Computers]
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The Dangers of Tanning Booths - Imagine going to a tanning salon and asking information on the safety of indoor tanning. The employees tell you that it is safe, in fact, they encourage the use, saying it is good for you. Imagine six months later going to your doctor for a checkup and having your doctor tell you he is concerned about something you thought was a beauty mark. You come to find that you have malignant melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer at the age of 27. After doing some research it was obvious that going to this tanning salon was the cause....   [tags: Health] 698 words
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The Dangers of Sleep Deprivation - The Dangers of Sleep Deprivation Sleep deprivation consumes people all over the world on a regular basis. But what causes sleep deprivation. What are the consequences of being sleep deprived. And how can the poor tormented sleepy people all over the world get a good night’s rest. Let’s explore the exhausted world of sleep deprivation. There are many reasons a person can be sleep deprived. They may not be able to get sleep due to their particular situation or they may have a sleep disorder. An example of a situation that may cause a person to be sleep deprived is that they are too busy to sleep....   [tags: Papers] 1248 words
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The Dangers of Eating Disorders - The Dangers of Eating Disorders How a person perceives their body is influenced by what it looks like to them and what it looks like to others. Our society teaches us through media and social pressure that body image is important. Feeling attractive is an important part of self worth and for many, feeling attractive means matching a certain ideal appearance. Most of us will never be able to look like this ideal, but the message we get is that we risk social failure if we do not try hard enough....   [tags: Papers] 796 words
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Dangers of Technology Exposed in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein - Mary Shelley's Frankenstein was a literary piece that touched on many different issues, not only in her time, but also today. The creation of life in Frankenstein was Shelley’s symbolic warning to the new industrialized era. “It also [can] be seen to be warning about the dangers of uncontrolled application of technology and its use without proper morality” (Brachneos). The warning in Frankenstein applies today more than ever because of the creation of AI (Artificial Intelligence) and computers that “think for themselves” The two are connected in a sense....   [tags: Mary Shelley, Frankenstein]
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Antisocial Personality Disorder and its Potential Dangers - Antisocial Personality Disorder is a personality disorder that is both easily diagnosed and can be potentially dangerous depending on severity. It is a disorder in which the person with the disorder does not feel empathy and can have the ability to manipulate others (Long, Philip W, 2011). Is this disorder treatable. Can it be diagnosed in children. What are the symptoms of this disorder. What are the dangers of this disorder. What causes one to develop this disorder. These are a few questions that I hope to address in this paper....   [tags: Psychology]
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The Dangers of Cell Phones in Society - ... Traditional methods of cheating include cheating in the classroom (cheat sheets, having another student sit for an exam), outside of the classroom (paying for other’s work, or submitting someone’s work), and plagiarism, which is the act of using one’s information without proper citation. Using cell phones in the classroom is seen as a more modern method for cheating. These methods have included text messaging, sharing pictures with exam information, or using the internet on the phone to answer questions on the exam (Witherspoon 77)....   [tags: Privacy Invasion, Social Issues]
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The Dangers of Genetically Modified Foods - Do you ever question what is really in the food you eat. Is a piece of steak really just a piece of steak from a cow’s body. Is a bowl of rice really a bowl of rice grown on a farm. If you answer no to any of these questions, don’t feel bad you’re just like 90 percent of other Americans. The multibillion dollar genetically modified food industries have evolved immensely over the past two decades, and it has secretly entered our lives today. We are not aware of the damage genetically modified organism can bring, by altering the natural traits of our foods not only impact our environment but it also impacted our abilities to functions as regular humans....   [tags: GMOs, Health Risks of GM Foods]
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Creatine and its Dangers - Creatine and its Dangers Creatine is a very controversial supplement on the market today. Many endorse the uses of creatine, but others are skeptical about the advantage a person receives from taking it and the dangers one inherits as a result of creatine consumption. The debate remains due to the short amount of time that creatine has been available. People base their opinions on preliminary studies that have been done but no one knows the long-term effects of creatine on the body. Many take the risk without vast knowledge, but others still remain skeptical based on preliminary evidence that discourages the intake of creatine....   [tags: Athletics Health Essays]
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Dangers of Fast Food - It's quick, it's convenient, it's delicious. Fast food is the most popular quick-service nourishment. It plays an important roll in the lives that we humans so perfectly laid out for ourselves. Why try cooking when you can get food at a much faster rate. To most people, fast food is the answer to all of our problems. It is good in every possible way, or is it. Although some might deny the consequences, we all know there is a steep price to pay. So here by today, I am asking you to have a closer look at the hidden dangers....   [tags: Essays on Fast Food] 886 words
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The Dangers of Distracted Drivers - Did you know that most wrecks today are caused by distracted drivers. Although, using cell phones are banned while driving, people still use them illegally, causing many wrecks. There are many ways to be considered as a distracted driver, such as texting, using a cell phone, talking to others in the car, grooming, watching a video, adjusting car settings, eating and/or drinking, and reading maps or books. How has texting impacted the number of wrecks in the United States. “The government says that 3,092 people died in one year in “distractions- affected” crashes, a newly refined measurement meant to tally effect of texting, phoning or simply answering a cell while driving....   [tags: texting while driving]
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