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The San Francisco Golden Gate Exhibition 1939-1940 - The San Francisco Golden Gate Exhibition 1939-1940 In 1939, the city of San Francisco hosted an international exhibition, named the Golden Gate Fair in honor of the construction by the city of the world's two largest suspension bridges, the Golden Gate and San Francisco-Oakland, which spanned the San Francisco Bay. With all the skill that could be mustered by American engineers, an island was constructed amidst the Pacific waters, becoming the largest ever manmade island. Christened Treasure Island, this would be the location of the 1939 Exhibition....   [tags: Architecture History]
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Critique of The Production On Golden Pond by Earnest Thompson - Critique of The Production On Golden Pond by Earnest Thompson “On Golden Pond”, by Ernest Thompson, is the outside performance that I chose to attend and critique. Michael Oberfield directed and acted in this performance of “ On Golden Pond.” Though the production was produced in cooperation with the Graham Agency, actors from the community and acting students from the local Academy of Arts played active rolls. Set Design was done by Russel A. Thompson and costume design by Jane Bingham. I was put under the impression that this play was a comedy with a serious twist, but after viewing the performance it seemed more like a serious play with a little comedy to keep the audience interested....   [tags: Papers] 449 words
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Norman's Interpersonal Communication in the Movie, On Golden Pond - Norman's Interpersonal Communication in the Movie, On Golden Pond EXAMPLE The movie On Golden Pond is a fantastic vehicle with which to consider six facets of interpersonal communication. The main character of the movie, Norman, provides for a multifaceted study in relationships, both with his "self" and with others. I have chosen to focus this paper on several aspects of Norman's interpersonal communication. On Golden Pond is a fascinating study in the discovery of Norman's need to communicate with those he cares about in new ways....   [tags: Film]
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The 500th Jumper from the Golden Gate Bridge - DO NOT NOTIFY MY MOTHER. SHE HAS A HEART CONDITION" This, the last words of a suicide victim, Steven H., the 500th jumper from the famous Golden Gate Bridge. Early on in Steven's life, extending back to his genital or adolescence stage, he was not very involved with school activities or sports, and had minimal friends. He did show signs of anger but failed to express why his anger existed. Many had blamed the absence of his father in his life, who had divorced Steven's mother when he was 3 years old....   [tags: Depression and Suicide Essays] 418 words
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Mathematics and Music: The Collision of Science and Art - ... The golden ratio is also found in the musical piece Reflections in the Water written by Debussy. In this piece the climax of the song sits at Phi, or approximately 61% into the song, and each sequences of keys is broken up into the intervals 34, 21, 13, and 8. In the construction of musical instruments, the company Pearl Drums has recently began to position the air vents on their drums in a position that satisfies the golden ratio. On top of making the drums aesthetically pleasing Pearl Drums believes it gives a greater bass response from the drums....   [tags: golden ration, fibonacci numbers, renaissance]
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Losing Control: Comparing Governmental Authority between North by Northwest and the French Connection - There is much that separates the two golden eras of Hollywood. Filmmakers of both generations employed styles and techniques that reflected the convention and technology of each respective era. Meanwhile, America underwent seismic social change in the sixties. At the end of the second world war, which had occurred during the first golden era, the average American viewed government as a dependable and trustworthy institution to an authority. By the time Francis Ford Coppola won his sixth Academy Award, that perception of government had transformed into one of a regime that was incapable and dishonest....   [tags: Golden Era of Hollywood, Film Analysis]
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Social Organizations Allows for Progression - ... Just below them there were the scribes; they carried out vizier’s instructions, and documented laws, taxes, and other government matters. During the Old Kingdom’s golden age, the civilization was organized, peaceful; they perfected style of architecture, art, writing, religion, and had a very stable government. Trade flourished too. The good structure of the society provided a platform for these growth and advancement. We know this information because of a very famous primary resource, the Palermo Stone....   [tags: mesopotamia, golden age, persians, asirians]
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The Golden Thread - The words, good and evil, and right and wrong, have been interpreted with ambiguity over the course of generations by humanity, and the finer details of their ethics are still obscured to even the most intelligent of minds, leaving us to often stay with the few basic tenants that seek to preserve humankind’s further existence. Throughout John Milton’s Paradise Lost we encounter this constant struggle between good and evil, as the enigmatic and eternal Satan—a character who is perhaps the chief hero, and protagonist of the epic poem—wages vain war against God’s tyranny in heaven....   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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Silence is Golden - Citizens are told to always cooperate with police officers, and people most often do, partly due to the belief that officers have a duty to serve and protect. Unfortunately, often there is a darker side of this coin. What if by extraordinary coincidence, yourself or someone close to you, became the possible suspect in the investigation of a crime. Do you know enough about your rights to make correct decisions, when your freedom and quality of life hang in the balance. Sadly, most people do not. If you think this could never apply to you, you are wrong....   [tags: Criminal Justice]
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The Golden Rule - Abstract Now days every time we turn around we hear of horror stories or stories of unbelievable proportions because it seems so unbelievable. Stories such as people murdering people for no reason, robbery in broad daylight, “cover up” from the government, and unfortunately the list is endless. And when we hear the stories we often wonder what causes these people to behave that way or better yet we say: “I can’t believe that”. The next question comes to mind, is what happened to their morals. And because unethical acts seems to be touching everyone’s life one way or another, this narrative touches on the different types of ethics and their meanings....   [tags: Ethics] 1853 words
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Bulls, Bears and Golden Calves: A Thorough Overview With a Christian Perspective of Economic and Ethical Analysis - John Stapleford’s book, Bulls, Bears, and Golden Calves, provides a thorough overview with a Christian perspective of economic and ethical analysis. He reviews the moral challenges of macro, micro, and international economic issues. Stapleford covers a variety of important public policy issues such as self-interest, economic efficiency, and private property rights. He begins the book by laying a foundation of ethical thought and an analytical framework. Stapleford provides a Biblical perspective on the practical issues facing our current society....   [tags: Economics]
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The Main Features of Weimar Germanys Golden Years Between 1925-1929 - The Main Features of Weimar Germanys Golden Years Between 1925-1929 There where many events between the years of 1925-1929 in Weimar Germany that were seen as golden years. The diplomatic skills of Gustav Stresemann, the foreign minister allowed Germany to excel in foreign affairs. Politically Stresemann wanted to improve relations between Germany and the rest of Europe and also the USA. In 1925 the Locarno Treaty took place and Germany accepted the borders with France and Belgium that were agreed in the Treaty of Versailles....   [tags: Papers] 528 words
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Henry James’ The Golden Bowl, The American Scene, and the New York Edition - Henry James’ The Golden Bowl, The American Scene, and the New York Edition In the letter he wrote to Scribner's in 1905 proposing that he "furnish" each volume of his forthcoming deluxe edition with a preface, Henry James portrayed his novels and stories as disenfranchised beings patiently awaiting a "chance" for their cause to be righted. James would be their advocate and the prefaces the texts with which he would demonstrate his novels' worth (367). In this paper I will argue that the writing of The Golden Bowl and The American Scene were essential precedents and complements to this project of self-vindication....   [tags: American Scene]
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The Golden Era of Labor - The Depression Era was a period of major strife brought about by speculation and largely unregulated business practices. Almost everyone in the United States was affected, even many citizens of other countries around the world, but the working poor were disproportionately affected. Both Farmers and Workers experienced anti-union sentiment since before the turn of the century, and were subject to extremely hazardous working conditions, low wages, and in the case of farmers, many accumulated mass debt to decreasing prices of produce....   [tags: Great Depression, Labor Movement] 1530 words
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Sonnet Analysis - Golden Hair, Rosy Red Cheeks, and Pride - Sonnet Analysis - Golden Hair, Rosy Red Cheeks, and Pride      This sonnet is an anti-love poem that ironically shows how the fairness of a lady is contingent upon nature's blessings and her external manifestations.  The Spenserian style brings unity to this sonnet, in that it's theme and rhyme is interwoven throughout, but the focus of her "fairness" is divided into an octave and a sestet.  The first eight lines praise her physical features (hair, cheeks, smile), while the last six lines praise her internal features (words, spirit, heart).  This sonnet intentionally hides the speaker's ridicule behind counterfeit love-language, using phrases like: "fair golden hairs" (line 1), and "rose...   [tags: Sonnet essays] 1276 words
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Golden Age Greek Criticism of Henry Moore’s Reclining Woman - Golden Age Greek Criticism of Henry Moore’s Reclining Woman Both the shape and body of the Reclining Woman sculpture totally tear down our standards as Golden Age Greeks. Not at all can I make out whom this sculptor is representing. Sure I can make out the basic female figure. However the head is way too small in proportion the rest of the body. Maybe Henry Moore has not yet finished this piece. Did he make a mistake in the development of the chest area. This could be the case. If still this is a finish piece of “art” in no terms by us Greeks' is this considered Art....   [tags: Essays Papers] 494 words
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The Creation of God in Apocalypse Now in Relation to Frazer's The Golden Bough - The Creation of God in Apocalypse Now in Relation to Frazer's The Golden Bough       Very rarely do filmmakers intend to create cinematic masterpieces which integrate and draw upon lush literary qualities and leave the viewer with a deeper feeling of life and death than he or she had before viewing the film. Even if some filmmakers do attempt to create a masterpiece, symbolic and complex, many fall short. However, when Francis Coppola created Apocalypse Now, he succeeded in creating a masterpiece, drawing upon the complicated story within Conrad's Heart of Darkness and the savage observations within Frazer's The Golden Bough....   [tags: Movie Film comparison compare contrast]
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Tool Of The Devil: Comparing Satan in Paradise Lost and The Golden Compass - The devil, in literature, is always a catalyst of change for those who encounter him. He is a force working underground, moving against what is widely considered virtuous and good, and it is contact with him that often changes the course of characters lives, and even the world. In Paradise Lost and a book based on it, The Golden Compass, ‘the devil’, in both cases, is an advocate for moving away from the control of God and the Church. Where the stories differ, is in the author’s intent for these actions....   [tags: essays research papers] 2311 words
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Decline on American Society - Most have had that moment when they are just causally watching a TV show or movie with a parent that seems good and clean when all of a sudden, out of nowhere, a sex scene pops up. Neither of you expected it, so it creates both an awkward situation for both the parent and the child. You don’t know what to do. You may want run away as fast as possible or try and focus your attention elsewhere until the unpleasant and extremely awkward situation resolves itself. Burying your face in your phone and acting as though you noticed nothing is another great solution....   [tags: morality, values, media, Golden Rule, television]
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Reconquista of Spain - ... b) Architecture of Moorish is widely regarded as the inspiration of the architectural Renaissance of Europe, with their advanced building style and attention to detail. 5. There was also a large increase in religious tolerance, even to the point where all three Abrahamic religions coexisted with little conflict. Although, being of a faith other than Islam usually slated you as a second class citizen. There were really no revolts from within the country opposing Moor rule, this only came from outside Spain itself....   [tags: golden age, islamic empires, castilian race]
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Scholars Being Justified in Using the Term Golden Age to Describe the Economic History of Western Europe During 1950-1973 - Scholars Being Justified in Using the Term Golden Age to Describe the Economic History of Western Europe During 1950-1973 ‘Nothing in the history of Western Europe resembles its experience between 1945 and 1968.’ Milward, European rescue, pg. 21 In the quarter of a century that followed the Second World War, the achievements of the European economy were so impressive that the period was often referred to as the ‘Golden Age’. Since 1913 Europe had experienced two world wars plus the great depression and trade wars of the 1930’s, the economy had been stunted and growth was well below trend....   [tags: Papers] 1445 words
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Golden Days of Placerville - Approximately forty-five miles east of Sacramento, California, is the friendly town of Placerville, which marks a major “Gold Rush” historical landmark in the United States. In the early days of this small gold mining boomtown, Placerville was known as “Hangtown.” If you come into town, you will see the sign of Placerville, and underneath it you will see its nickname reading, “Old Hangtown.” Nooses can be seen all over town, on police cars, on historical landmark signs – even at the firehouse and on the Placerville City Seal....   [tags: essays research papers] 1249 words
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Patent System - Can innovators in our society prosper with our current unruly system. One cannot simply eradicate our current patent system and have freeloaders use ideas without compensating the original person who held the idea. One also cannot enforced a strong law against patent infringers because it dissolves any person or entity moral in producing new innovation. John M. Golden (2010) in his article in Texas Law Review suggests the antidiscrimination approach to limit favoring one party over another in regards to patent remedies....   [tags: Texas Law Review, John M. Golden] 802 words
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Sports Journalism - Sports Journalism “Da na na Da na na”. Every sports fanatic knows what that famous tone means. It means that it is time for Sports Center, one of the most watched television programs in America. There are many expert journalists such as Bob Ryan and Buster Olney that make appearances on the show. They cover sports from different parts of the country. There is much more to sports journalism than what most people believe. For example, the first actual account of sports journalism dates back to 850 B.C.E when Homer recorded what seemed to be the first ever wrestling match (New World Encyclopedia)....   [tags: sports journalist, Golden Age, technology, sports]
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Difference in Political Systems in The Lord Of The Flies, and The Maze Runner - Dystopian literature, though widely regarded as a modern genre, has been a recurrent theme of popular and literary fiction since way back in the eighteenth century. Defined as a society which is in some important way undesirable or frightening– the opposite of a utopia – some of the most popular books in history have focused on a dystopian-like society or world, such as George Orwell’s 1984 or Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. One of the most well known novels in this genre is Lord of the Flies by William Golding, about a group of British boys stuck on an uninhabited island who try to govern themselves with disastrous results....   [tags: literary analysis, golden, king, dashner]
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Emmeline Goulden Pankhurst (1858 - 1928) - Emmeline Goulden Pankhurst (1858-1928) In terms of personal bravery she was certainly heroic, however, it is possible to argue that her actions, and those of the Suffragettes did more harm than good. It is significant that the Pethick-Lawrences broke with her in 1912 and that Millicent Fawcett also withdrew any semblance of support in the same year. The reasons for these actions were Emmeline Pankhurst's increasingly dictatorial command of the WSPU and the increasing violence of her campaigns....   [tags: Papers] 550 words
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The Benefit of GMO’s in Asialand - In this day and age, the words genetically modified are not uncommon. It seems we cannot enter a pharmacy or grocery store without reading labels that tell us of the genetically altered substance they contain. It is truly a great feat that scientist have made by discovering how to genetically modify the traits of living things. Genetically altered foods, for example, have the ability to last longer, become resistant to pesticides, increase taste, and hold more vitamins than their pre-genetically altered parents....   [tags: Genetic Engineering ]
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A Discussion on Different Types of Ethics - ... This is especially the case with companies involved in quoting prices for contracts. Five, ethical behavior is good for business practice. For example, ethics can go against the business’ self-interest in the short-term. However, this can lead to the re-defining of business practice as well as re-defining the field of play. Simply, business and ethics are inseparable. It is by doing good that a business does well. A company that is ethical is likely to build a good reputation for itself. In turn, the good reputation brings long-term financial rewards....   [tags: Lateral Thinking, Moral Duty]
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Mathematical and Musical Harmony - For most people, mathematics is an unsolvable puzzle characterized by the impression of numbers and calculations taught in school. It is often associated with feelings of rejection and disinterest. To the general population mathematics appears to be to be strictly rational, abstract, cold and soulless. Music, however, is involved with emotion, with feelings, and with life. It exists in all daily routines. Everyone has sung a song, pressed a key on a piano, or blown into a flute, and therefore, in some sense, made music....   [tags: Mathematics]
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The Global Arches Business - ... Yunxiang Yan explains that in China many people do not even like the food but go to this establishment for other reasons such as being in a popular fashionable scene.(Page 48) Every country has there different ideas and thoughts about this establishment, but it really depends on the culture that surrounds it. Thanks to the large expansion, other countries and their cultures have started to shift in a new and different direction. With this new introduction of Global food chains there has been a shift....   [tags: globalization, corporation, fast food]
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Antonio's Dreams in Bless me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya - In the novel, Bless me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya, a boy goes through many more experiences than any child in the hot summer days in Santa Rosa, New Mexico. He witnesses the deaths of his close friends and family. This boy expresses his emotions and grief through his dreams, only to wake up with fear and confusion in his mind. Antonio’s life is filled with dreams that foreshadow future incidents, as well as influences Antonio’s beliefs of religion and ideas of innocence. Many of Antonio’s dreams foretell future incidents....   [tags: Essay on Bless me, Ultima] 838 words
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Silas Marner by George Eliot - Introduction: Silas Marner is one of the 19th century novels written by George Eliot in 1861, it publishes by William Blackwood and Sons. In general, the novel is about a man named Silas Marner. His life changes by a betrayed friend named William Dane who is greed of Silas's position in the church. Therefore, Silas leaves his village and goes to another because of the accusation that causes his dismissed from the church while he is guiltless. Then he works as a weaver and he collects gold through his work....   [tags: eppie, godfrey, molly farren]
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Bless Me, Ultima, by Rudolfo Anaya - Innocence is like a new pair of shoes; everyone has one, but as one age it starts to lose its significance and at some point in one’s life it must be thrown away. Antonio, a young boy grown up on the land of the llano, starts out as an innocent child, unaware of the dangers and tragedies of life. As the novel, Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya unravels, he becomes more and more conscious of the good and evil in the world. Throughout the novel, Antonio encounters many obstacles that chip away at his innocence which forces him to question God’s authority and the injustice in the world, such as the death of Lupito, the introduction of the Golden Carp, and the death of Florence....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Innocence] 1087 words
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Uniforms of the British Army 1812-1815 - Uniforms of the British Army 1812-1815 Major General of Infantry Since my character was Major O'Dowd I decided to do my presentation on the uniforms not only of the Major, but also the men that were in his regiment including Captain Dobbin, George Osbourne and Captain Rawdon. When Major O'Dowd headed off for the Battle of Waterloo outside of Brussels he was most likely outfitted in something along these lines; a Red jacket lined with white. It had a royal blue collar patch and cuffs, golden buttons, shoulder epaulettes, shoulder cords, trimming and piping....   [tags: Military Uniform Clothing]
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Face Detection and Localization - Similarity between people is a self relative phenomenon. However, general rules can be considered for it. For example, humans use terms such as "entire face of person A is similar to person B" or "eyes and eyebrows of person A are similar to person B" or "profile view of person A is similar to person B" to express the similarity criteria between people. With respect to these observations, three features are utilized in the proposed method include: "The Whole Face", "The Facial Features’ Perimeter" and "The Ratio between Facial Features"....   [tags: Scientific Research] 804 words
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History of Photojournalism - “I have been a witness, and these pictures are my testimony. The events I have recorded should not be forgotten and must not be repeated” (Nachtwey). Photojournalism is the art or practice of communicating news by photographs, especially in magazines. Photojournalism has evolved immensely from the beginning to the present. Photojournalism developed during the Crimean War, submitted to its evolution throughout the course of the Golden Age, and eventually settled on its present-day existence today....   [tags: Photos, Pictures, Journalism, History]
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Symbolism of the Number Three in "Bless Me Ultima" - Through Rudolfo Anaya's Bless Me, Ultima, the reader notices many themes. One central, and very important theme is the repetition of the number three. For example, there are three sources of understand for Antonio, three deaths that Antonio witnesses, and Antonio's three prophetic dreams. These all play crucial roles in both Antonio's life and serving to further the plot. First, and probably most important are the three sources of understanding for Antonio. First, there is Ultima, who serves as a neutral source of understanding and comforter for Antonio....   [tags: American Literature] 1210 words
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Herbs Which are Effective in Treating Cortisol - Cortisol hormone is a vital body function. It is created by the adrenal glands, which is located in close proximity to the kidneys. It functions as a stress responder. It assists our system by regulating blood pressure, slowing the immune system, and normalizing the metabolism of nutrients such as proteins, carbohydrate and fats. Excessive increase may cause illnesses such as hypertension, and panic disorders. Conventional and natural remedies are effective in treating this condition. Natural remedies are very popular method use today....   [tags: herbal treatments, cortisol, medical,] 514 words
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China and Japan: A Comparative Study - The history of modern Japan and China are very similar to each other, but the two countries have turned out so differently. China is the largest Communist country with the largest population in the world. Japan is a major, democratic superpower with the densest population per capita in the world. Throughout the Modern East Asian course, I have learned about the histories of these two great East Asian countries and have come to a greater understanding on why they are what they are today. Factors that contributed to the shaping of these countries include government and society, western influence, and conflicts and struggles....   [tags: Asia, Compare] 439 words
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The Inquisition and the Crypto-Jews - History provides several horrible periods of violence, fear and murder. Such horrible acts against humanity have been committed in the name of religion, colonization, and racial superiority. The Holocaust, was one of the most catastrophic and saddest events in history, where about 11 million people, including Jewish children, families, and political dissenters were mass murdered. However, there exists another mournful and cruel period that marked the lives of many Sephardic Jews with secrecy and fear....   [tags: judaism, religion, jews, conversos, Mexico]
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Steve Wynn and Las Vegas - When a tourist visits Las Vegas, there is a very good chance that Steve Wynn had a hand in establishing the property they are visiting. Developer of multiple properties on the Las Vegas Strip, Steve Wynn redefined the culture of Las Vegas and subsequently his ideas became the rule rather than the exception. His innovation and ironic eye for design has lead to vast recognition including multiple five-star and five-diamond awards. Modern Las Vegas’ world renowned properties would not exist if Wynn was not the driving force behind the shift towards redefining luxury....   [tags: Steve Wynn]
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Ketosis and Bodybuilding: Eugen Sandow - ... Olympia contest is the so-called “final” contest in bodybuilding; it’s where some of the best physiques and top athletes from around the world come to compete in a bodybuilding contest. In the golden era, the place to be was California; it was such a renowned place at the time that Arnold Schwarzenegger himself moved from Austria to live there. (Arnold Schwarzenegger versus Sergio Oliva, “Arnold vs Sergio”) During that era, bodybuilding was at its highest peak, the bodies and competitors in the sport were just amazing due to the aesthetics and just sheer mass that each one had....   [tags: Arnold Schwarzenegger, workout, fitness]
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What Makes a Hero? - Heroes are present in many stories, old and new. Many heroes also carry similar traits that establish them as a great hero. For instance, many times a hero can be seen as someone very strong in might or in will. They can also be seen as someone who is admired by many in a society. Many heroes also leave their homes for an extended period of time for a reason that is not so great. A Greek hero strictly follows a certain pattern as shown in William Doty’s Mythology. “Typically, they follow a common pattern: unnatural birth, return home…exploits against monsters to prove their manhood and subsequent kingship or glorious death” (99)....   [tags: Character Analysis]
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Lord Of The Flies: A Religious Allegory - Since its publication in 1954, the Lord of the Flies has amassed a prodigious cult-following for its blunt truths. Depicting the savagery of marooned school boys, William Golding's story presents a gruesome vision of post-war humanism in the mode of action and allegory. The Nobel Laureate's novel seems to many critics a striking analogue to the Bible (in certain aspects). Through its biblical parallels in settings, content, and overall meaning, Lord of the Flies becomes, in essence, a religious allegory....   [tags: William Golding] 1025 words
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Bless Me Ultima - Talfud once said that, &#8220;Men see in their dreams only that what is suggested by their own thought.'; In Bless Me Ultima, the passage after Narciso&#8217;s death is crucial in understanding that Antonio processes his conflicts in his dreams. This passage is key for the understanding that Antonio&#8217;s dreams are his way of processing his conflict between the Catholic God and the Golden Carp. With the processing of Antonio&#8217;s conflicts, Anaya uses extremely vivid imagery to help us understand the meaning of this passage This Passage is key in realizing Antonio resolves his conflicts between the Catholic God and the Golden Carp....   [tags: essays research papers] 531 words
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Memoirs Of A Geisha Essay - In the best-selling novel entitled Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden, Golden examines the secret world of the geisha. Contrary of what is often believed, geisha are far from being prostitutes; they are more accurately High-class Japanese entertainers. Arthur Golden shows the reader a completely different look on life in looking into the lives of geisha in mid-twentieth century Gion and sends a very strong message distinguishing the geisha and the prostitutes. Arthur Golden, throughout Memoirs of a Geisha, creates a perfect image of the city of Gion, the last Japanese city to still have Geisha the followed the old traditions....   [tags: essays research papers] 720 words
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A Look Into The Impact Walmart May Have on a Town Financially - ... Before they did their research they found that “Walmart’s biggest growth opportunities remain outside of the U.S., where it still accounts for less than 1% of global retail sales. (Mathew Haney, 2011). Four researchers collected data using a survey in two Texas towns one town with a Walmart in it and one without a Walmart in it. In the survey the participant was asked their shopping habits at Walmart, reasons for shopping at Walmart and the perception that Walmart has affected their communities....   [tags: income decline, local business failure]
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Choosing the Best Dog Breed for Your Family - For millions of years dogs have remained a constant companion of man. Bred from the aggressive and formidable Gray Wolf tens of thousands of years ago the domestic dog now lives in many homes across the world. Where in the far distant past the domestic dog was bred as a guard animal, a beast of burden, and even a food source the dogs of today are bred for a far more endearing purpose-companionship and love. Finding a pet dog that is more of a joy than a chore is necessary when asking: How much is that puppy in the window....   [tags: Animal Research ]
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Fractals: Stonehenge, the Pyramids of Giza, the Parthenon - ... I began by exploring the different places fractals could appear and was quickly drawn to the theories of the universe. I soon found that the entire universe being a fractal was very unlikely because it conflicted with Einstein’s Theory of Relativity, so I turned away from that area of research. I next turned to the applications of fractals only to realize that I was missing the mathematical concepts. My goal was to find which is the cause and which is the effect- does nature follow these numbers and concepts that we make up, or did we make up all of these things to better understand how nature behaves....   [tags: eistein, relativity theory]
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Genetically Modified Food: Monsters or Miracle? - ... Genetic modification can ensure that pests will not kill off their entire yield, can modify a seed for greater success in unideal growing situations, boost the size of the produce, and ensure that the product will not spoil until it reaches market. GMOs ensure a life that isn’t just bread and water for dinner but also quality, healthy produce that provides proper nutrition for families at a reasonable price. With a growing population around the world, the genetically modified food produces a higher yield consistently leading to a reliable food source that will feed the mouths of the billions that depend upon it....   [tags: gmo, malnutrition, dna]
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Genetical Engineering is Wrong -      At one time, golden rice was just a wild idea that Ingo Potrykus thought up. Optimally, golden rice would improve the lives of millions of the poorest people in the world. The rice would contain beta-carotene which is the building block for vitamin A. However, imagining golden rice was one thing and bringing it into existence was another. He struggled for years with his colleagues to deal with the finicky growing habits of the rice they transplanted to a greenhouse near the foot hills of the Swiss Alps....   [tags: Persuasive Essay]
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