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The Growing Popularity of Extreme Sports - Extreme Sports Over the past ten years I have noticed that my local snowboarding park has become more crowded every season, especially with younger kids. This has not only been the case for snowboarding, but for all extreme sports. I’ve noticed this trend at my local skateboarding park also. More so, there has been a noticeable increase of extreme sports being broadcast on television today than ever before. These changes caused me to ask the question: why have extreme sports become so popular to youngsters....   [tags: Extreme Sports] 1262 words
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Articles on the Topic of Extreme Drought in Africa - My topic is the extreme cases of droughts that are occurring throughout Africa. Drought is a local or regional lack of precipitation such that ability to raise crops and feed animals is seriously impaired. Our Environmental Science textbook covers this topic in chapters 9 and 20. Environmental Science is the branch of science concerned with environmental issues. My topic relates to environmental science because in developing countries such as Africa, food, water, clothing, medicine, and many other essential needs for life is extremely limited and situations such as droughts make it even harder for people to live and go through life....   [tags: Extreme Drought, Africa, Environmental Science, En] 970 words
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Extreme Measure Comes With Extreme Percaution - “Today, our fellow citizens, our way of life, our very freedom came under attack in a series of deliberate and deadly terrorist acts. We have taken the necessary security precautions and are prepared to do whatever is necessary to protect America and Americans.” President George W. Bush On September 11, 2001, terrorists initiated multiple attacks on America that took the lives of nearly three thousand innocent people. It was a day of destruction and horror that will be branded in the minds of many for a long time....   [tags: National Security]
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An Inside Look at Extreme Programming - ... Inspection is very important especially in terms of working in pairs and making sure work is correlated to reduce errors. Scheduling is rational, where programmers estimate tasks and then their schedule follows. Rather than having time-boxed slots that only allow a specific amount of time to complete work and time extensions are not part of the plan. In this developers can estimate time and progress at each stage and then plan their schedules as follows, this is very important in the stage that requires programmers to only work a 40 hour week, producing more effective proficient work during work hours....   [tags: software development methodologies]
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Going to Extreme Lengths in "The Crucible" - Have you ever been overwhelmingly passionate about something that you would do anything it took to accomplish it. Sometimes people go to extreme lengths to get what they want. The Crucible is a play that shows us that trait. In The Crucible by Arthur Miller, Abigail Williams does just that. Abigail William's desire for John Proctor creates her dishonest and manipulative actions that affect the whole village. Abigail loves John Proctor even though he is already married and has a strong desire for him....   [tags: Crucible, Aurthur Miller, ]
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Taking a Look at Extreme Couponing - ... using a bargain store. She created a shopping list of groceries needed for the week. At the bargain store she spent $103.16 sticking strictly to her list and only buying what the family needed for the week. At the local store using coupons she spent $116.80 but she also bought the things on sale she knew her son would love like BOGO freshly baked cookies from the bakery and the buy one get one half off fruit snacks he liked in his lunch pail. She may have strayed from her list but she saved money on the products she bought from the deals provided....   [tags: saving money on purchases] 868 words
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Global Poverty and Extreme Poverty - I chose to investigate the topic of global poverty. Global poverty is a very important and pressing issue. About 1.2 billion people are living in extreme poverty, a term that is defined as living on $1.25 or less (The World Bank 2013). Poverty is the lack and deprivation of basic necessities. With poverty, comes a wide range of difficulties and hardships. The story of one of these 1.2 billion people was recorded by Brittany Aubin in 2013. Bon, a seven year-old Burmese refugee in Thailand, is noticeably small....   [tags: neccesities, illness, economics]
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Extreme Gambling: Addiction or Obsession? - Gambling in the United States seems to be as American as apple pie. Going to the convenience store to pick up your weekly lottery ticket, then day dreaming about what you would do if you won. I have actually calculated how much I would give to each family member, how many houses I would buy and trips I would take. Once a year I take my wife to the casino for her birthday. We take a couple hundred dollars and spend all night at the roulette table, then end the night at the slot machine. It can be an expensive and rewarding night out....   [tags: Pathological Gambling, Gambling Addictions]
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Extreme Sports: A Reaction to Extreme Technology - Extreme Sports: A Reaction to Extreme Technology Many people in America work at jobs where they are separated from Nature and other people, sectioned off in cublicles, plugged into a machine, doing work which neither challenges their intellect nor is fulfilling personally. As a result, a separation forms not only between others and from Nature itself, but from themselves, and their purpose in life. A feeling develops that are not living life to the fullest. Much of our interaction these days is "virtual interaction", taking place between us and a screen....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays] 1911 words
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Extreme Euphemisms - When most Americans think of the word “torture”, images of barbaric and savage individuals inflicting pain in repulsively innovative ways are what usually come to mind. Torture is what foreigners do, because, as Americans, we are too civilized and morally superior to engage in such behavior. In “Regarding the Torture of Others,” Susan Sontag argues that because American readers and the culture have become a sexually charged and violent entity concerned with having “fun,” the heinous photos depicting the torture of terrorists at Abu Ghraib is as much their fault, as it is the Bush administration’s....   [tags: Language] 1514 words
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Extreme Cuisines - ... Though there are some foods that are so forbidden, that just touching it can be taboo. Arguably one of the most revolting and stomach-churning foods that surpasses any other contestant would be a delicacy found in the city of Hanoi, Vietnam. The choices on the restaurant’s menu include turtle, monkey or even porcupine meat, however this restaurant specialized in serpents and they do not come any fresher. Large grass snakes are delivered fresh and kept alive in a cave behind the kitchen until the moment a customer points to snake on the menu....   [tags: culture, food, delicacy] 1100 words
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Addressing Extreme Poverty - ... His statement is sustained by a research he has done along the years looking at humanity’s economical and political progress in the past two hundred years that followed the Industrial Revolution, which started in Great Britain. By looking back in history, he says, we can understand how humanity managed to grow economically and socially. Because they were exploited by colonial powers, faced geographical barriers and finally made disastrous choices in their national policies, these countries never caught up with this wave of technology and “… coexist with the 21st century, but their reality is the fourteen century: civil war, plague, ignorance.” (Collier, 2007, p.3) Sachs, like other eco...   [tags: socioeconomic issues] 757 words
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Extreme Political Polarization - Extreme Political Polarization The political climate today is increasingly becoming more turbulent as Republicans and Democrats volley for superiority in Washington. The two parties are becoming more polarized by the hour, and this is affecting the ability of the government to move forward and pass legislation and continue to improve America. The Senate is in a state of gridlock on some of the most important issues to the people of the United States to date, and yet the senators which the people elected are instead caught up in fighting the people on the other side of the aisle....   [tags: Politics] 1033 words
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Two Extreme Views on Gun Control - Take away all registered guns in America and abolish the second amendment and now America is the least violent country in the world. That’s the opposite of what my family NRA (National Rifle Association) card holding friend would say he simply disagrees. (Babcock) “You would leave the general American public defenseless against all the criminals that would still possess firearms.” (Babcock). It’s an obvious problem facing the American society today. “America is the most violent nation in the Western World” (Strahinich 23)....   [tags: Argumentative Essays, Persuasive Essays]
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Study of Extreme Islamic Terrorist Groups - ... There are two main categories of funding for Hamas. The first category includes those providing the support having full knowledge the funds are directly given to Hamas. It is estimated the direct funding support provides “an estimated $15 million to $20 million a year” (Levitt & Ross, 2006, p. 144). The second category includes donors providing support for the radical Islamic movement they are not like the first category and the funds are not direct funding to the Hamas. Hamas terrorist solicit donations through fundraisers some donors are aware they are funding Hamas; other donors are unaware of the financial support they are providing to Hamas....   [tags: political violence, terrorism, History] 1852 words
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Voting Based Extreme Learning Machine - ... Sundararajan, H. J. Kim, A fully complex-valued radial basis function classifier for real valued classification problems, Neu- rocomputin305 g 78 (1) (2012) 104–110. [4] R. Savitha, S. Suresh, N. Sundararajan, A fully complex valued radial basis function network and its learning algorithm, International Journal of Neural Systems 19 (4) (2009) 253–267. [5] G.-B. Huang, M.-B. Li, L. Chen, C. K. Siew, Incremental extreme learning 310 machine with fully complex hidden nodes, Neurocomputing 71 (4-6) (2008) 576–583....   [tags: decision making, real valued classification]
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Extreme Frugality: An American Co-culture - Several months ago I began to suspect that a new acquaintance had some unusual ideas about money. Her Facebook posts and conversation starters revolved around living a frugal lifestyle and her approach, at least at the time, seemed quite novel. The Great Recession has certainly forced all of us to reevaluate our spending behaviors and tighten up our proverbial belts a few notches. In fact, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) conducted a poll in January that shows many of us are experiencing “frugal fatigue.” Cunningham, an NFCC spokesperson, says that “…66 percent (of respondents), indicated they were tired of pinching pennies… ,” but, “(t)he interesting finding is that mor...   [tags: Finance]
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Can We Reduce Extreme Poverty? - We entered the 21st Century with 6.6 billion people and our generation’s challenges become bigger. Reading an article on worldhunger.org I found out that according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, one person in eight on this planet suffered from chronic undernourishment in 2010 to 2012 (p. 2). Extreme poverty is an extremely debated issue and it’s about today’s world population that live with one dollar a day. 70% of them live on the African continent and the rest are dispersed between Asia and South America, according to Paul Collier in The Bottom Billion (2007)....   [tags: Poverty Essays] 1694 words
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Extreme Roles of Women in Sports - Extreme Roles of Women in Sports Sports are so prevalent and popular these days that we often see them as symbolic of real-life issues and real-life drama. The football field can illustrate the battle between good and evil. The baseball pitcher, nearing retirement, can come back to give one last game and wow the crown one last time before gracefully surrendering the field. Isn't that what sports represent. The good guys (i.e. your baseball team) go to battle against the bad guys. It's not quite war, but it might as well be war without causalities....   [tags: Females Athletics Gender Papers] 1122 words
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The Extreme Right in Britain - The Extreme Right in Britain Introduction Perhaps, one of the highly debated issues in the electoral procedures of different European nations is about the extreme right. Based on the premise that the nation is the primary unit of social and political organization, extremist nationalism has been revived since the demise of communism. Unlike civic nationalism, which stresses equality and solidarity, the exaggerated, chauvinistic, and aggressive nationalism of the extreme right upholds the significance of the nation and national identity against any other value....   [tags: Political Politics]
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Factors of Extreme Heat Waves in US during 2012 - 1. Introduction July 2012 was the hottest month in the history of the United States. Besides breaking previous summer records in record-holder books, the heat waves caused billions of damage to society. During that year, United States also witnessed numerous massive tornadoes, ice storms, wind storms, wildfires, droughts and hurricanes. Is it over. Are we going to witness similar extreme events in the future. This essay will try to answer all those questions mainly discussing factors which caused those extreme events....   [tags: Greenhouse, United States, climate]
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The Extreme Right Party Electorate in Western Europe - The extreme right parties in Western Europe emerged successfully in the 1980s. Evans (2005) argues how their surge effectively moved them from outcasts to political entrepreneurs. From this wave of success to the present day, a number of socio-economic and political factors have facilitated a change in the socio- demographic of the party’s electorate over time. However, what has become significantly interesting in new analysis is that their electorate patterns are becoming increasingly similar across countries despite electoral success (Hainsworth, 2008)....   [tags: Socio-Demographic Profile, Western Europe]
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Abortion in Extreme Circumstances Only - Abortion Abortion is the induced termination of pregnancy before the embryo or fetus is capable of survival. This issue has created moral and social concern since the beginning of time. Individuals as well as the church, which is very influential on some people, have had to take a stand on either side of this controversial issue. There are many different views being taken on abortion making the decision of right or wrong that much more difficult to make. The act of aborting a fetus deals with a very complex definition of what a human life is....   [tags: Papers Pregnancy] 1349 words
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The Sports of Korfball, Extreme Ironing, Underwater Hockey and Rugby - Baseball, hockey, korfball anyone. The wide world of sports ranges from the predictable to the obscure. You can play korfball with the people of the Netherlands, go to the extreme ironing world championship near Munich, Germany, or play underwater hockey or rugby with the New Jersey Hammerheads, or any of the other seven teams in the United States. No matter how strange these sports sound or seem, people play them. Korfball is a co-ed sport similar to basketball, except it is typically played on a large, grassy field....   [tags: sports, ] 721 words
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Voting Based Neural Network: Extreme Learning Machine - ... Selection of the subset of the classifiers is done using ensemble pruning methods. Ensemble pruning not only reduces the complexity of the algorithm but might even improve the generalization as proved by the concept “Many could be better than all” [11]. So far many ensemble pruning methods have been proposed. Mainly ensemble pruning [12] approaches are categorized into three types. a). Ordering Based Pruning: In this pruning approach the classifiers are arranged using some criteria and some of the top classifiers are selected as a Pruned Ensemble (PE)....   [tags: optimization, pruning, ]
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Organisms Response to the Increases in Extreme Weather Events - ... Some of these tropical areas around the globe will also receive an increase in rainfall over many parts of the tropics (Legates et al. 1990). With this added rainfall and higher average temperatures some tropical rainforests would show an increase in forest cover. Allowing greater growth or an alteration in biodiversity and tropic levels within these stable, tropical environments (Petchey et al. 1999). With this evolutionary rapid increase in temperature many organisms must alter their responses faster than previously needed....   [tags: carbon dioxide, global increase in temperature] 715 words
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Obesity and Eating Disorders: The Two Extreme Eating Behaviors - On the eating spectrum, there seems to be two opposite extremes, obesity and eating disorders. Most people would categorize their eating behavior as normal or between these two extremes. However, these two conditions are still prevalent in society today. Although rare, eating disorders and obesity have a long history of origin. These conditions, while requiring attention and response, created other concepts and theories. Restraint theory is one that stemmed from curious minds of different eating behavior....   [tags: obesity, eating disorder, restraint theory] 2545 words
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Proposed Solutions to Extreme Cases of Animal Abuse - ... One cause behind the continuation of animal abuse is the lack of adequate and effective humane law enforcement organizations. In many instances of animal abuse, the cases are not reported. However, even when cases are brought to the attention of humane law enforcement, many are not resolved in a suitable manner. Often humane law enforcement organizations receive numerous complaints, leaving them unable to answer each complaint in a short period of time. As Matthew Bershadker stated in an interview for the New York Times article, “Animal Abuse Calls will now go to Police,” the A.S.P.C.A....   [tags: media attention, violence, theory] 2112 words
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Extreme Passion Illustrated in Peter Shaffer's Play, Equus - One definition of madness is "mental delusion or the eccentric behavior arising from it." But Emily Dickenson wrote Much madness is divinest Sense- To a discerning Eye- Novelists and playwrights have often seen madness with a "discerning Eye." Select a novel or play in which a character's apparent madness or irrational behavior plays an important role. Then write a well-organized essay in which you explain what this delusion or eccentric behavior consists of and how it might be judged reasonable....   [tags: Peter Shaffer, Equus] 724 words
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A Woman’s Place: The Catastrophe of Sexism Taken to the Extreme - Are women equal to men. Are they essentially the same or wholly different beings. How are women to be treated and what is their position. In 1892 when this story was written, a woman’s place was at home and she was to be submissive to her husband. Charlotte Perkins Gilman, the author, was a feminist who disagreed with this principle. Her discontentment with a woman’s role in society, their medical treatment in regards to mental disorders, and the institution of marriage are evident in her writing....   [tags: Gender Studies]
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Extreme Human Emotions are the Sole Product of Biological Functioning - It has been claimed that human emotions are the sole product of biological functioning. The James Lange Theory of Emotion (1884) proposes that there are three components of emotions which can be attributed to the automatic nervous system (ANS). The three components are Cognition (appraisal of the event), Action (Fight or flight) and Feeling (Aspect of the emotion). Here we see that a biological attribution of emotion has been in place since the 1800s and has been common knowledge for some time. This essay will assess and examine evidence that has been provided to support the idea that emotions are the product of biology....   [tags: The James Lange Theory, psychology]
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The Ugly Side of Extreme Weight Loss Reality Shows - What does it mean to be healthy. Is it a number on the scale, the size pants a person wears, being able to run a mile or is it something that cannot be seen by the naked eye. America has become the fattest nation and the most delusional at how to truly be healthy. With so many people striving to lose weight the focus has shifted from getting healthy to who can lose the most weight in the shortest amount of time. Reality shows like “The Biggest Loser” has glorified extreme weight loss and has given viewers unrealistic expectations when trying to lose weight and get healthy....   [tags: Health, The Biggest Loser, Overweight, Fitness]
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Living with the Extreme Fear Created by Anxiety Disorders - ... 1073). Animal phobias include fear of specific animals, like fear of rats, fear of spiders, and fear of dogs. Natural environment phobias involve fear of heights, fear of water, fear of the dark, fear of storms, and many others. Blood-injection-injury phobias include fear of injury, fear of blood, fear of needles, and other medical procedures. On the other hand, examples of situational phobias – fears triggered by specific situations – include fear of flying, fear of driving, fear of enclosed spaces, fear of bridges, among many others (Smith et al., 2013)....   [tags: mental, phobia, treatment] 3388 words
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Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer: Extreme Characters - Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer – Extreme Characters The Adventures of Huckleberry, Finn by Mark Twain, follows Huck, a young boy, through his adventures down the Mississippi River. Through his adventures and many obstacles with Jim, a loyal run-away slave, Huck changes and becomes more mature. He overcomes his carelessness and prank playing that he had at the expense of other people. Towards the end of his journey he is reunited with his old and close friend Tom Sawyer. The two once were very similar but now have many differences which are quite obvious....   [tags: Literary Characters] 692 words
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Effective Method for Earning Extreme Profits Online - ... Now you will have a few options on how to gather the recipes which are shown below. Option 1: Find a friend or relative you know who is into cooking, and ask or pay them. Have them give all their recipes to you so you can make an eBook and split profits (unless you were given them or pay upfront). Personally my grandma has 500 cookbooks including personal family ones, those are goldmines. Option 2: Outsource your book. Hire an outsourcer and tell them to get original and legal recipes, and ensure them you will run it through copyscape to ensure they’re unique....   [tags: eBook analysis] 2360 words
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Extreme Nationalist, Hitler’s Rise into Power - Extreme Nationalist, Hitler’s Rise into Power In 1933, a widely known nationalist figure known as Adolf Hitler, rose into power as chancellor of Germany. Germany’s weak government and economic stability gave an enormous opportunity for a new leader to take control. With this control and power, Hitler and his party, the National Socialist German Workers' Party, or Nazi party for short, Hitler rapidly set up concentration camps, created the Gestapo, and began his massacre of 6 million Jews....   [tags: great depression, hitler, dictatorial power]
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Extreme Programming Up Front Design Methodologies - ... Meanwhile the design is kept simple (Fowler). Simple is a key word in XP. In fact, Martin Fowler's essay (Fowler) seems to make it XP's core. However, what exactly is meant by simplicity will depend on multiple factors. As Martin Fowler defines it, he lists the following (Fowler): it runs all the tests, reveals all the intentions, does not have duplicated code, and has the fewest number of classes or methods. “runs all the tests” seems to imply that a program's testing such as JUnit returns with a pass....   [tags: design, bulit, programming]
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Extreme Depictions of Feminism - Extreme Depictions of Feminism in John Irving's The World According to Garp and Catherine MacKinnon's Sexuality In the classroom, in popular culture and in suburbia, to call someone or something 'extreme' is enough to completely eliminate his, her or its credibility. 'Extreme' has become a derogatory comment. In this paper, I will be dealing with two extreme depictions of feminism; one from John Irving's novel The World According to Garp and the other Catherine MacKinnon's essay "Sexuality." It is important to keep in mind that some have argued that the extreme views of any movement for social change are important because they push boundaries and make other voices of the movement sound mor...   [tags: John Irving World According to Garp]
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Describing all Phobias, but Particularly Coulrophobia and Monophobia - Introduction In this paper I will be describing phobias and fear, but more specifically coulrophobia (the fear of clowns) and Monophobia (the fear of being alone). I also will describe possible causes of phobias, the history of phobias, how fear is helpful in small amounts, what fear does to someone and how to defeat it. Fear is present in all people but some more than others and I would like to know why. The definition of a phobia is “an extreme or irrational fear of or aversion to something”....   [tags: extreme fear]
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Different Definitions of Extreme Happiness - Throughout history, and even to this day, humans has spent all their lives striving for one thing, supreme happiness. And to define this term, many people depending on their culture and background, would each have a different definition. Whether it's wealth, long life, or material, none of would be able to offer a person true happiness. Because while one spend their entire life seeking wealth and materials, one will soon realize that he has been neglecting other aspects of his life that are worth far beyond materialistic values....   [tags: dhammacakkapavattana sutta, buddhist, noble truths] 1390 words
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Extreme Sports - Extreme Sports Works Cited Missing “Extreme sports have boomed since the early '90s” (Petrecca 16). It is hard to believe that such activities as sky diving, snowboarding, bungee jumping, and the up and coming razor scooter have been labeled as so-called “extreme sports”. What characteristics must a sport have to labeled extreme. Perhaps it is the lack of safety, or the inability to create specific rules for these sports. Maybe it is the fact that these sports are just recently becoming mainstream so there is no other classification other than extreme sports....   [tags: Skydiving Snowboarding Sporting Essays] 939 words
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Extreme Rationalism - Extreme Rationalism Rationalism is the idea that we can gain knowledge through the processes of mind alone. Empiricism is the idea that we can only gain knowledge through the senses. Empiricism has been adopted by the Western world because it is the foundation of the scientific approach to life that we use. Various popular sayings such as 'seeing is believing' and 'I heard it with my own ears', show that we accept the use of the senses without question....   [tags: Papers] 539 words
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Extreme Roles - Extreme Roles In every country, city, town and neighborhood in the world, there are stereotypes. We all live in a classified area where you can be regarded as rich, poor or middle class. Within those three types there becomes sub-categories, where ethnicity , gender and sexuality also become a part of the environment. The list goes on and on. In David H. Hwang’s M. Butterfly, the roles of men and women in the Eastern and Western society are extremely limited in that men and women are both expected to act there part....   [tags: essays research papers] 968 words
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The Commercialization of Extreme Sports (X Sports) - The Commercialization of Extreme Sports (X Sports) ABSTRACT For years, extreme sports had little to nothing in common with each other except for high risk, and an appeal to women and men from the ages of 12 to 34. Entertainment Sports Programming Network (ESPN), realizing this age group was a prime viewing audience, brought together several extreme sports and created yet another commercialized sporting spectacle. Since 1995, this television network has produced the Summer X Games. After these summer productions proved to be successful television and live spectator events, ESPN expanded into the winter extreme sports....   [tags: X Sports]
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Voltaire's Candide Exposes Extreme Optimism - Philosophy of Extreme Optimism in Candide It is often said that a person's life is shaped when he or she is a child. This is very much so with Candide - Pangloss was his tutor in "metaphysico-theologo-cosmolonigology" (Voltaire 18) since Candide was a child, and instilled into Candide's mind his philosophy of extreme optimism. Pangloss belief that "all is for the best in this world" (24) somewhat stays with Candide throughout his travels and is more of a burden to him than anything else....   [tags: Candide essays]
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Innovation and Technology - ... This means that leaders have the obligation to motivate the employees to come up with new ideas on how to better the products and the production processes. This approach seems weak because managers seem to have less control on coming up with new ideals. It is a formula that highly depends on the relationship between employees and their leaders. However, the second approach presumes that everything flows from the leaders to the employees. The leaders are the bearers of the company’s vision and mission....   [tags: extreme competence] 1832 words
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Extra-tropical Storms, Extreme Weather Should We Worry or Not? - In recent news, The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), has released the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of Working Group I. The AR5 increased the certainty of human caused climate change from 90% to 95%. The AR5 was published in September of 2013 and is set for finalization in 2014. It is expected to present a clearer view on the current climate conditions. It consists of three Working Groups (WGs) and a Synthesis Report (SYR). In section 6 of chapter 2, the IPCC-AR5 discusses the current storm trends of extra-tropical storms and extreme climate events overall....   [tags: Climate Change, Government]
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Neoliberalism in Chile as a Result of an Extreme Leftist Movement and Pinochet's Regime - Neoliberalism in Chile In this paper, I argue that Neoliberalism is the product of an extreme leftist movement and US intervention that Chile’s former dictator, Augusto Pinochet who ruled between the years 1973 and 1990, used to transform Chile into an economic power during the wound down of the cold war era. This essay first analyses the US’s fears of communism taking root in Latin America and the extreme measures the US took throughout Latin America in brainwashing military personnel and promoting military coups....   [tags: US intervention, foreign policy]
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Promoting Go Green Solutions in such an Extreme Manner is more Harmful than Good - Many mediums of information have advertisements about pollution, recycling, global warming, and other environmental topics that promote reducing electrical power, or using more recyclable materials, with a big emphasis on "going green." Long sentence. These advertisements promote rash decisions from people without giving them time to think about the available solutions. The preservation of earth is hugely important, but promoting these solutions in such an extreme manner is more harmful than good....   [tags: global warming, pollution, power plants]
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Nazi Propaganda Reached an Extreme State with the Passing of the Nuremberg Laws - ... Many Jews successfully fled by the end of 1939. However, many stayed in Germany. The Jews who stayed were forced to emigrate. Hitler thought this was the solution to the quote on quote “Jewish problem.” However, there was so many Jews emigrated that other countries simply didn’t want anymore. Germany’s Foreign Minister claimed: “We all want to get rid of our Jews. The difficulty is that no country wishes to receive them.” This is once again another stride leading up to the Holocaust. At this point, the Nazis desired to rid Germany of the Jews in a much wider scale....   [tags: jewish, ghettos, hitler] 663 words
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The Rosewood Massacre: Racism in the 1900's - Racial unrest and violence was prevalent throughout the United States in the early 1900’s. It was hard to go any amount of time without hearing of the lynching of a black citizen, a violent mob against black people, or large riots of killing blacks. In Rosewood, Florida, an incident of high caliber and commotion occurred during these moments of extreme racial segregation. These Rosewood incidents became public knowledge as the entire population of blacks chose to move out of the small city. These black citizens were in fear for their lives as many racially heinous and violent crimes were occurring against the people of their same race....   [tags: extreme racial violence]
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The Need For Extreme Criminal Justice Reform In California - THE NEED FOR EXTREME CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM IN CALIFORNIA ORIENTATION FACTORS: I. Basic Introduction and description - Introduce basic sides of Criminal Law and Elaborate II. General History and Development - Discuss the history and modifications of Reform Laws in California III. Main Problems and Concern Stimulants - Point out real life statistics and point out incidents IV. Conclusion - Point out the need for an extreme reform and what can be done SENTENCE OUTLINE I. An analysis of Department of Corrections data by the Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice in San Francisco, CA, in Nov, 1995 indicates that since the enactment of California's "Three Strikes&qu...   [tags: essays research papers] 2776 words
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Understanding Fascism and Its History - Fascism is a type of government which is almost the complete opposite of democracy. Even though it was at a disagreement with communism and socialism, they shared the same views. Fascism comes in a wide variety of forms of government, but it is described as a government of authoritarian. It is not communist, although all fascism is rooted in extreme nationalism. Fascists were anti-democratic people, they did not believe in equality and liberty as the United States does. Their belief was that democracy led to greed amongst its people, weakness, and corruption in the government....   [tags: extreme nationalism, fascism, types of government,] 1170 words
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The Extreme Cruelty of the Middle Passage - There is no other experience in history where innocent African Americans encountered such a brutal torment. This infamous ordeal is called the Middle Passage or the “middle leg” of the Triangular Trade, which was the forceful voyage of African Americans from Africa to the New World. The Africans were taken from their homeland, boarded onto the dreadful ships, and scattered into the New World as slaves. 10- 16 million Africans were shipped across the Atlantic during the 1500’s to the 1900’s and 10- 15 percent of them died during the voyage....   [tags: slavery]
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