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Evidence for the Biblical Flood: The Grand Canyon - ... (Brown, 1995-2013) If the Colorado River had carved it you would find a barely submerged delta miles long at the river mouth. (Brown, 1995-2013) Today the drainage from the Grand Lake’s basin forms the Colorado River and the Little Colorado River, which quickly joins the Colorado River, is fed by drainage from the Hopi Lake’s basin. (Brown, 1995-2013) The Colorado River was therefore the result, not the cause, of the formation of the Grand Canyon. This evidence shows that the Grand Canyon could not have been carved by the Colorado River over millions of years, but instead was formed by the drainage from a great flood....   [tags: colorado river, evolutionist theory, ]
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Hypothese of Kaibab Plateau in the Grand Canyon - ... At the Cedar Ridge one may find it hard to believe that the Little Colorado River and Colorado River could meet considering the 3000 foot rise in elevation both rivers have to face (2e). Instances of these strange patterns are found across the ridge and one explanation for this is a lake overflow causing these dramatic features to be so prevalent (5a). Antecedent supporters will claim that the river could flow anywhere on the Kaibab Plateau, but evidence of a river that strayed has not been found....   [tags: river, structure, lake, flow] 1158 words
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The First Descent of the Grand Canyon -      John Wesley Powell was one of the foremost explorers in American history, and his first descent down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon is one of America’s greatest adventure stories. Although he is not as well known as other explorers, his travels and his contributions to American history are significant because they represent a spirit of discovery motivated not by self-glory or the acquisition of gold or land, but by a curiosity about and appreciation for both the natural world and the native peoples of the West....   [tags: American America History]
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George Washington, Washington D.C. and the Grand Canyon - ... After the war, he was unanimously voted as first president in 1789 and in 1792. John Adams was named as vice president both times. George Washington preferred to be called Mr. President rather than titles such as King; he considered himself the servant of his country, as opposed to its ruler. After his presidency, he returned to his home, Mount Vernon, where he contracted a sore throat that closed up so that he was unable to speak or breathe, and eventually died from loss of blood, due to the then current method of bloodletting (they let out more than half the blood in his entire body!)....   [tags: admiration for my country] 658 words
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The Natural Wonder of the Grand Canyon: A Progressive Speech - Spanning from 1890 to 1920, the Progressive Era is notable period of transformation for the United States. Throughout this duration, not only is it expanding its role on the world stage, it is going through a transition into a modernist society, a society of consumerism and mass production; a bottom-line business based society symbolized by assembly lines and the use of “scientific management,” and represented by the shift from rural to city life. With such rapid development in a relatively short period, progressively minded individuals sought to “alleviate the dysfunction, or the corruption, or the economic injustice, or the human suffering that had accompanied America’s explosion of indu...   [tags: U.S. History ]
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Rocks and Dates Geology Analysis - The Grand Canyon is a wonderful place to gain a sense of how old the earth really is because of the ability to date the layers of rock in the canyon. The Rocks exposed in Grand Canyon are truly ancient, ranging from 1840 million years old or 1.84 billion years old (to 270 million years of age. (Beus, and Morales, 2003). While the Grand Canyon is not old in comparison to much of the earth, it is considered young earth because it was slivered by an ie in the last six million years. This gives the rocks in the Canyon Ice age fossils and new deposits, in the grand scheme of things....   [tags: grand canyon, rock layers, geology]
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Grand Canyon National Park, New York City, and the Washington Monunent Short Report - ... The average ridership for a weekday is over five million people (NYC: The Official Guide). The underground system has a rich history in New York City. The first governmental subway was opened on October 27, 1904 and went from City Hall to 145th street in the Bronx. The trip took 36 minutes, approximately the same amount of time it takes today, making it a remarkable feat for its time. (NYC: The Official Guide). In 1980 when prices were being changed for the subway Eric M. Bram suggested in his economic law that the price of a single slice of untopped pizza always “matched, with uncanny precision, the cost of a New York City Subway token” (NYC: The Official Guide)....   [tags: tourist atractions in the US]
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Reality Versus Perception in the Kasdan Films, Grand Canyon and Mumford - Reality Versus Perception in the Kasdan Films, Grand Canyon and Mumford All of knowledge is founded on axioms: assumptions that are agreed upon for stability. However, since those axioms are assumptions and cannot be proven without a doubt, nothing ca truly be known with absolute certainly. Still, in order to carry on with life, assumptions have to be made. Knowing this, the task becomes making assumption that are more educated and, given the lack of certainty, ones that matter. Furthermore, the assumption of others can be examined more accurately with this knowledge in mind....   [tags: Movie Film Essays] 1078 words
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National Parks and Air Traffic - National Parks and Air Traffic I. Introduction Grand Canyon National Parks attracted 4.5 million visitors in 1999. Of these 4.5 million visitors, about 40% were not Americans - Germans, French, and Japanese led the way. Grand Canyon National Park brings in millions of tourist dollars per year to the region. One of the most popular ways to see the Canyon besides simply driving to the South Rim and spending the day is by airplane or helicopter. About 800,000 people per year fly over the Canyon....   [tags: Nature Court Grand Canyon Essays]
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Glen Canyon Dam - Glen Canyon Dam This extended essay will analyze the rhetoric of authors discussing the Glen Canyon Dam. These authors include: Jeff Rubin (The Place No One Knew), John McPhee (Encounters with the Archdruid), Russell Martin (A story that stands like a dam: Glen Canyon and the struggle for the soul of the West), and Jared Farmer (Glen Canyon dammed: inventing Lake Powell and the Canyon country). There are always two sides to an argument, one for one against. All seven authors write of the Glen Canyon Dam, and the controversy surrounding the draining of Lake Powell....   [tags: Debate Lake Powell Papers]
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Grand Teton National Park - ... Try to find all the hidden treasures, such as the hidden streams, waterfalls, and meadows of the Grand Teton Mountain range. Then, lie-down in the vivid colors of the meadow wildflowers and watch as the sun disappears behind the alluring mountains that dominate the sky. As the lakes reflect the majestic mountains it is easy to enjoy the serenity of the atmosphere, and distress with your family and friends, or alone. As one of the last, nearly intact, temperate ecosystems on Earth it is easy to imagine what it would have been like to live in the area a couple hundred years ago....   [tags: Wyoming parks]
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It's Time to Drain Lake Powell - It's Time to Drain Lake Powell Many people know ‘Lake’ Powell as a fact of life. Since its creation in 1963, the reservoir, known as Lake Powell, is just there. Few people that are alive today have had the opportunity to see the true beauty of Glen Canyon, which rivals the Grand Canyon. Glen Canyon, equivalent to one hundred eighty river miles with dozens of side canyons, was flooded for the purpose of power and water resources. ‘Lake’ Powell also generates an enormous cash flow due to the tourism it receives....   [tags: Glen Canyon Dams Environmental Essays]
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The Colorado River - ... Some of the politics surrounding the development on the river are addressed by dividing the river into the Upper and Lower basins ("Colorado River Facts"). The Upper Basin includes Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico, while the Lower Basin includes California, Arizona and Nevada; each basin receives 7.5 million acre-feet annually in accordance with the Colorado River Compact of 1922 ("Colorado River Facts"). As time went on, more compacts, treaties, agreements and court decisions came into play in order to divide the Colorado River waters fairly between states, Native American tribes and Mexico ("Colorado River Facts")....   [tags: history, grand river, aqueduct] 1296 words
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The Damnation Of A Canyon by Edward Abbey - Today, having power is what everybody in this country relies on day to day and couldn't function without it. Every year more and more dams are being built and more man made reservoirs are being created to provide this electricity needed. These dams are very important in my eyes but Edward Abbey carries a different opinion in his writing "The Damnation of a Canyon." Edward Abbey's heart lies in the once beautiful Glen Canyon. He describes all of his wonderful childhood stories of him floating down the river and how all it took was a paddleboat and little money....   [tags: Abbey Damnation Canyon] 923 words
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Horizontal Jump: Grand Jete Analysis - A grand jetè, better known as a leap is a long horizontal jump. The name grand jeté is a French term, the first part grand means big, and the second part, jeté means to jump or throw weight from one leg to another. It starts on one leg and lands on the other. It looks like a split in the air. To start this jump you must bend your bottom leg, keeping your heel on the ground this is called a plié, it should be very deep. Then, you unfold your top leg into the air at a ninety degree angle and the back leg goes in the opposite direction, but it stays straight....   [tags: leap, grand jete, dance] 535 words
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Grand Inquisitor by Fyodor Dostoyevsky - The Grand Inquisitor The Grand Inquisitor reflects Fyodor Dostoevsky interest in religious and political issues. Dostoevsky uses the voices of his characters to express his views on the legitimacy of the Roman Catholic Church and role of religion in society. The story centers around the conflict between the Grand Inquisitor and Jesus. Jesus returns to Earth during the Spanish Inquisition, when in which Jews and Muslims were forced to convert to Christianity and were murdered if not devoted in their belief....   [tags: Analysis Grand Inquisitor] 957 words
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Grand Theft Auto: Vice City - Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Video games began modestly, in a primitive age that had a littile yellow dot scour a maze "eating" little white dots. Since then, video games have expanded exponentially. These games even spand genres, including action, adventure, sports, etc. In their progression, many video games have attempted to simualte really, emersing the gamer into this puesdo-reality. Although some attempts were unsuccessful in fully depicting reality, one game managed to bring this vision to fruition....   [tags: Grand Theft Auto Video Games Essays] 1374 words
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The Solstice Canyon - ... Keller ended up paying the Prudhommes a whooping price of $1400, about 10 cents per acre of the entire rancho. They say it is to believe that Keller’s stone cottage is the oldest existing stone building in Malibu. As a matter of fact the stone cottage house has survived many wildfires but was destroyed 2007 by the Corral Fire. Matthew Keller soon died in 1881. Other then the fact that solstice is a beautiful landmark, it also presents an important site for early pioneering space research. Thompson-Ramo-Wooldridge rented 10 acres from the Roberts family from 1961 to 1973 and placed technology laboratories and other equipment was placed on the land....   [tags: california, chumash] 588 words
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Product Strategy: Boulder Canyon - Product strategy The product strategy use for Boulder Canyon will use dual adaptions, where the product name and flavors will be modified. Although many people in the United States know of (or have heard of) Boulder Colorado, many people outside of the United States will probably not. If foreigners were to look up the definition of the word, “ boulder”, they would find information about rocks, not Boulder Colorado, which is known for being one of the healthiest cities in the United States (Page, 2010)....   [tags: Marketing ] 1429 words
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Canyon Ranch Case Study - Canyon Ranch continues to enjoy exclusivity in its industry with the ability to command rates that are 25% to 30% higher than its competitors. Through its resort hotels, along with its health and spa services, Canyon Ranch historically has been able to offer levels of service that its competitors have not. However, the competition is catching up and Canyon Ranch is dedicated to ensure that it continues to remain the have the most demanded luxury spa locations by examining the way it approaches customer service and considering how Information Technology can help it reach these goals....   [tags: Information Technology Case Study]
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Damnation of a Canyon - The Damnation of a Canyon      Not many people know of the used-to-be 150-mile excursion that the Glen Canyon had to offer. Not many people know how to sail a raft down a river for a week. Not many people know how to interact with nature and the animals that come with it. We seem to come from a world that is dependent on time and consumed in money. Edward Abbey is what you would call an extreme environmentalist. He talks about how it was an environmental disaster to place a dam in which to create Lake Powell, a reservoir formed on the border of Utah and Arizona....   [tags: Edward Abbey Nature Environment Essays] 1074 words
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The Hiking Trail of American Fork Canyon - ... Iron oxidation is another example of chemical weathering. There are tilted layers of bedrock. This is caused by the moving of tectonic plates, specifically the Pacific and North American plates. Some of the rocks have wavy lines. They were created by water moving slowly over the surface, or physical weathering. There are fossils that can be found in the sedimentary rocks, and the fossils indicate the kinds of life forms that lived in the region many, many years ago. Many of the rocks have different colored layers, which is known as stratigraphy....   [tags: rocks, weathering, caves] 945 words
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The Baby Grand - They said he “filled their lives with joy” and that he was “dedicated to giving his audience an exceptional performance.” But he did not care for the silent, awaiting audience; he instead admired the piano in front of him. It was a baby grand, sleek and black, with a glossy coat that gave it an almost ethereal sheen. A perfect row of precisely 88 polished keys, alternating black and white, were set in a marvellous bed of flawless dark wood. It was a magnificent sight. He inhaled gently and sat down, hovering his long, slender fingers over the keys in anticipation....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 849 words
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Canyon Ranch: Premier Destination Health Resort and Spa - ... Independent trends and business information enabling business decision- support was also not available to the business leadership of the company due to inefficient data collection methods and metrics. From a staffing perspective the organizational structure of this growing company was fragmented too. Canyon Ranch had a high rate of employee turnover, upwards of 50 percent, especially in highly regarded jobs that required a lot of focused training. This training was done over a long period of time (up to six months or more to obtain proficiency) and ultimately was very costly due to the high turnover and inefficient mechanism for training and employee compensation....   [tags: business case study]
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The History of the Grand Ole Opry - For almost 90 years, The Grand Ole Opry has withstood the test of time to become one of the tried and true traditions in country music. From the show's humble beginnings as an obscure radio program, to it's renowned place today as one of the premiere stages for music, The Grand Ole Opry has had an extremely colorful and interesting existence. Over the 88 years that have passed since the show's inception, The Grand Ole Opry has featured many talented performers. Those performers, along with social changes and economics, have all contributed to the growth and success of The Grand Ole Opry....   [tags: country music, opry management]
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The Palace of the Grand Masters - The Courtyards Visitors to the Palace enter through Prince Alfred's Courtyard. The Pinto clock is famously located here, and its four dials show the time, the date, the month and the phases of the moon. Four bronze Moor figures sound the hour by striking the gongs with their hammers. It was created by Gaetano Vella in 1745. The bronze life-size sculpture of Neptune, the Roman god of the Sea has been guarding the courtyard named after him since 1861. Despite his stark nudity, Neptune stands majestically and unashamedly, holding a trident in his right hand against a backdrop of a fountain bearing the coat of arms of Grand Master Perellos....   [tags: Malta, Neptune, the Order, 17th century] 852 words
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What Is Inside the Grand Mosque? - ... Kaaba has been in the Grand Mosque for a long time however really a few people who saw the inside of it on the other hand millions saw the outside of the Kaaba but both of them who saw it from the inside and outside drank from Zamzam well which been running more than 1,350 years. First of all, the inside of the Kaaba, which is usually covered with a black smear silk decorated with a gold, and marble floor, there are nine stones of marble drilling written on the stone, the words on these plates consist of pieces of colored marble pieces affixed to each other....   [tags: marble, stones, muslim] 529 words
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The Rumors of the Grand Duchess Anastasia - The Grand Duchess Anastasia was part of the Imperial Romanov family who ruled Russia for almost three hundred years. Anastasia’s father Nicholas II was the last Tsar of Russia before the communist rule. He was not a very good ruler, which caused his people to turn against him and later this caused the assassination of the entire Imperial family. After the family was assassinated rumor that Anastasia had survived began to circulate throughout Russia and later the entire world. People became fascinated with this tragic story and with finding the Grand Duchess Anastasia, but these rumors were false....   [tags: Assassination, Impact of Story]
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Security in The Grand Inquisitor - Think back to your childhood. Was it one filled with happy memories. The majority of us can say yes to this question. Most of us grew up in a innocent, carefree world. Being free of adult responsibilities, we could play all day without having to deal with the issues of the adult world. Back then, we had the security of our parents. They were always there making our decisions for us. We were told when to go to bed, what to wear, and what to eat. Just like the first time we learned how to ride a bike, we knew that our parents were just a step or two behind, protecting us....   [tags: Religion, Freedom, Christ] 1155 words
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New Laws Necessary After the Agawa Canyon Disaster - ... Privacy is given to every member of the group and is determined by the comfort level of each party. If this law is broken, the punishment is the ration of food for the perpetrator will be lowered to 50% of the original amount until over 75% of the group decides it is time to give back the perpetrators ration supply that was originally given to him/her. If the offender does this frequently, they will be given work to pay off the damages or setbacks they have caused the group (this goes for every person, no matter their importance)....   [tags: survival, work, punishment] 629 words
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The Grand Torino: Walt Kowalski - “…Good god it’s pathetic… Hacked seven-teen-year old kids to death…I did things… Horrible things that I have to live with” These are all excerpts from the main character of the movie Grand Torino, Walt Kowalski. The movie “Grand Torino” is a motivating tale of the emotional struggles of the Anti-hero role of “Walt”: a widowed Vietnam veteran who fights a daily struggle with the memories of his sins as a soldier and his ever-growing biased against, what seems to be, all of humanity. This boorish character makes a perfect antagonist to the Hmong family that resides next door....   [tags: Film, Movie] 1590 words
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The Grand Regency Hotel Management - The Grand Regency Hotel Introduction The Grand Regency Hotel is found in Bangkok Thailand and has been in operation for the last fifteen years. For the entire period it has been under the management of the Thai general manager and was started by locally based consortium of investors. It is a prestigious hotel in Bangkok and has a total of 700 employees who were being treated in a prestigious way by the management. The management gave the employees the following benefits: provision of very good welfare; the salary rate was above that of the market; high job security and also end of the year bonus which was comparable to salary earned in a four week period (Manson 2009, p....   [tags: Business Management]
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Mathematical Modelling and Grand Nain - Mathematical modelling was done to predict mass of the banana fruit var. Grand Nain from the physical characteristics like length, width, thickness, volume, geometrical mean diameter, etc. The observed physical properties of banana were statistically analysed and their mean, standard deviation, error and coefficient of variance were presented. The fitted models were divided into three classifications. Among the first classification model, empirical equation describing the length and width (model no.4) predicts the mass with highest R2 value....   [tags: agricultural products, banana fruit]
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The Grand Master´s Palace - The Grand Masters' Palace Introduction The Grand Masters' Palace is located in St. George's Square, along Republic Street on which are two main gates: one leading to Neptune's Courtyard and the other to Prince Alfred's Courtyard. This second entrance was added to the existing structure during the reign of Grand Master Pinto. The Palace served as a residential building for the Grand Masters of the Order for 225 years and from 1800 to 1964 was the residence of the British Governors. After Malta obtained its independence from Britain in 1964, it became the official residence of the Governor General until 1974....   [tags: the Order, Great Britain, Malta, Parliament] 1654 words
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Grand Coalition in Germany - ... Each party will try to be as influential as the other one, so that not to find itself in a position of junior partner. This may cause stalemates and deadlocks that would lead to “political immobilism” (Lijphart, 1969, p. 208) in the country. Second, these internal conflicts may be an obstacle for the European Union. As some critics state, an unstable coalition can barely play a decisive role in the European Union that faces the crisis. The coalition will have to deal both with internal and external conflicts, and the question is if it is controllable....   [tags: national unity government] 535 words
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The Sears Grand Concept - ... The aim was to develop these small stores outside of a mall setting by rapidly renovating some Kmart stores (about 400) that were located in major urban and high-density suburban areas, featuring consumer demographics and income levels similar to that of the typical Sears shopper. Similar to the Sears Grand stores but on a smaller scale, the Sears Essential stores were intended to offer a variety of merchandise and also featured a cashier and a centralized customer service center. As a large retailer, the small store concept would allow SHC to compete with specialized retail stores in various geographic regions....   [tags: business strategies and analysis] 716 words
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The Rendezvous Grand Hotel - ... First is Straits Café Menu and in this menu are two breakfast deals; Continental Buffet Breakfast and The Kiwi Buffet Breakfast. The Straits Café Main Menu provides different types of foods like bread and dips, sea food chowder, Caesar and Caprese Salad. The Coffees and Liqueurs Menu shows different types of coffees like Cognac, Ports and Aperitifs. Atrium Lounge has two different types of menu. One is a snack menu and the second is a drinks menu. The menu shows different types of beers, wines, and premium spirits as well as a variety of light snacks....   [tags: analysis, services, tourism, business] 3056 words
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The Chattanooga Grand Hilton - “Geez, Mom, do we tip these guys?” Ariel asked as she stopped her mother’s Saturn in front of the Chattanooga Grand Hilton’s entrance. “I’ll take care of it,” her mother replied as a valet opened the passenger door and assisted her out of the car. Ariel exited the car and handed the electronic ignition key card to a young man who, after handing her a ticket, adroitly slid into the driver’s seat, started the car, and exited the parking spot, heading toward the parking garage. Joining her mother on the large walk in front of the large, glass double doors, she tilted her head toward them and said, “Well, shall we?" “We’re a few minutes early so let’s find the restroom and…avail ourselves of the...   [tags: Creative Writing Essays] 1002 words
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My Father's Grand Opening - The day I entered my father’s grand opening to his new business, I was overwhelmed with the diverse crowd that surrounded the party. As the party started, I was introduced to everyone as the owner’s daughter; everyone seemed normal to me; however I met this gentleman whose smile captivated my attention. It turned out that he is a well known and very established Professor at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine., I started talking to him regarding the dental school, as I was planning my future in regards to what I should be doing, in terms of a health care career, whether it was medicine, dentistry, optometry or medical research....   [tags: career, ] 603 words
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Grand Theft Auto Lawsuit - In the article “Can a Video Game Lead to Murder?,” Ed Bradley reports on an incident in Fayette, Alabama involving the shooting of three police officers by a teenager and a multi-million dollar lawsuit against both the makers and sellers of the Grand Theft Auto video game. In his report Bradley uses inflammatory words, skewed facts, and quotes of prominent public figures to try and agitate uninformed parents and make them more conscious of games and the effects they may have on their children. Bradley starts off his report with asking the reader to imagine a game that would let them “decapitate police officers, kill them with a sniper rifle, massacre them with a chainsaw, and set them on fi...   [tags: Article Review] 876 words
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The Grand Old Party - The Republican Party is at risk of losing their legitimacy with the general public. The biggest issue for the party is not only its uncompromising partisan values, but the negative campaigning, platforms and public ideations. Granted, the name Conservative was given to the party for a reason; however, the Republican Party’s alienation of moderates and independents, as well as modern societal values, will not further them in the polls or in “conserving” their principles. What the Grand Old Party (GOP) needs is a broader political perspective and a more positive platform presence....   [tags: negative politics, Republican party]
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Grand Theft Auto IV - ... If Niko works with Dimitri, he tries to kill Niko at Roman’s wedding, and accidentally kills Roman. If Niko takes revenge on Dimitri and kills him, Niko’s business partner kills Roman’s wife for thwarting his plan. Whichever path the player takes, the game concludes with Niko killing the man who killed his loved one. Although both endings are very tragic, they are representative of the huge sacrifices immigrants face and the price they must pay to achieve the American dream. B. Elements Perhaps the most important element of the revenge theme is the outcome of the revenge....   [tags: video game analysis, revenge]
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Poly Canyon - It is a sunless morning shrouded in mist. The clouds look ominous with the threat of rain. It is quiet, for no creatures are awake yet, not even the hikers. The air is crisp and smells fresh after a night covered in the ocean fog. A Eucalyptus grove stands at the trail entrance with a deliciously pungent greeting that carries through the air. Along the trail as the foliage gets thicker, it is evident that Mother Nature knows the autumn season has arrived. Leaves have begun to turn the fall colors and drop to the trail floor....   [tags: Descriptive Nature Essays Observation] 959 words
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The Debate Over the Glen Canyon Dam - The Debate Over the Glen Canyon Dam Over the years Glen Canyon Dam has been the spark for hundreds of debates, rallies, and protests. These debates have been going on for almost forty years now. The fact is that the dam created a huge lake when it was built, this is what bothers environmentalists. This lake is called Lake Powell and thousands of people depend on its tourists for income. The lake also filled up a canyon called Glen Canyon, some people say it was the most beautiful place on earth....   [tags: Nature Environmental Essays] 1590 words
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Grand Theft Auto - Since the video games changed dramatically in 1990s, video games have become part of the mainstream of favorite entertainment for children and adults. The violence in video games has caused heated controversy for years over its potential impact on children. The most famous debate has come from the infamous “Grand Theft Auto” game series. In the Grand Auto Theft video game, the players have to kill the police to earn points and become a winner. In the article “Video game violence and our sons,” Rebecca Hagelin claims that the violence in video games contribute to the violent behavior in teenagers....   [tags: Entertainment] 1254 words
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Grand Theft Auto - What started out as a disagreement between mother and son has led me into the controversial world of Grand Theft Auto. My fifteen-year-old son desperately wants this game. All I can hear are the stories of violence associated with this game, which causes this mother’s heart to shudder. So began the search to back up my denials for his ownership of this game. The Grand Theft Auto series of games has been surrounded by controversy, however the research does not always back up public opinion as will be demonstrated in this paper....   [tags: Video Games]
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Jack's Grand Race - ... Jack went over to where Nate lives. Jack asked Nate, “Would you like to help me in the Annual Grand Race?” Nate thought about this and replied, “What will I get?” Jack of course wanted to trick Nate and ended up saying, “The satisfaction of helping a friend.” Nate agreed while wearing his bright blue shirt and they would meet at the starting line tomorrow. Jack went home and went to bed early knowing he would need as much rest as he could get for the race the next day. Before Jack could go to his race, he met his old friend Tim the turtle....   [tags: personal narrative] 762 words
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The Grand Archetectual Presence of the Louvre Palace - ... When reopened the collection of works was massively increased under Napoleons reign and the museum was renamed ‘Musée Napoléon’. After Napoleon was defeated at Waterloo a large amount of the existing works that were seized by his armies were returned to their original owners and the Louvre’s name was restored. Following this the collection was increased during the reigns of Louise XVIII and Charles X, but it was the Second French Empire that made a vast difference gaining the museum around 20,000 pieces....   [tags: renovations, museum, structure]
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Utility of Research in a Grand Nursing Theory - Professional Development: Module 4 Utility of Research in a Grand Nursing Theory Research validates and modifies theory and in doing so the potential for the development of nursing knowledge increases (McEwen & Wills, 2011). In Helen C. Erickson, Evelyn M. Tomlin and Mary Ann P. Swain: Modeling and Role Modeling Theory, the belief is “that nursing is a nurse-client relationship” (McEwen & Wills, 2011, p, 158). Modeling role-modeling theory provides expectations and associations that are testable and continue to be highly focused in research....   [tags: nursing education, nightingale, principles]
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Big ‘D’evelopment and the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam - Introduction Located in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is the second most populated country in Africa. It has the tenth largest land mass in Africa (nearly twice the size of Texas), a population of approximately ninety-one million people (CIA 2013), and a rural to urban population ration of approximately 6 to 1 (Abelti, et al. 2012). Like other nations in sub-Saharan Africa, Ethiopia suffers from many of the same social factors that have deepened inequality across the continent. Poverty is widespread; access to quality education and healthcare is inadequate; modern infrastructure and improved sanitation are inconsistent or non-existent (Abelti, et al....   [tags: inequality, Ethiopia, engineering]
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Power and Social Constructivism in Grand Torino Film - Within modern day Western society, we find ourselves more and more at the grasps of surveillance. Everywhere we go, everything we do, it seems progressively that these day to day activities of the general population are recorded, monitored and analyzed. It seems that the “consistent” surveillance instills fear into our culture, and the media has used it to its advantage by creating ways of life or certain attitudes and attributes that only certain groups can use. When another group uses it then they are either punished or isolated....   [tags: surveillance, panoticism, subjectivity] 1813 words
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