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The Fall in Economy and Horse Slaughter - ... Since one is responsible for the over population, one should be the one responsible for reducing the numbers. Horse meat can be used for many things, dog food or other bi-products. One can slaughter a cow or a pig without anyone saying anything. Euthanizing a horse can be extremely expensive, a vet has to come administrate the medicine and then one has to dispose of the body because it is against the law to have a dead horse carcass lying around your farm. The cost of this is often why people just leave their horses to just rot away or throw them on to another farm so it is someone else’s responsibility....   [tags: high maintenance, slaughter houses]
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Two Power Houses in a Powerless Land: Russia and United States - Two Power Houses in a Powerless land. In April 2009, United States president Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev grabbed attention in the London G20 summit by saying that they would give US -Russia relation a fresh start. They stressed that the United States and Russia will now focus on mutual interest. After being invited to Russia a few months after the G20 summit President Obama and Russian President Medvedev announced the Obama–Medvedev Commission to improve communication and cooperation between the United States and Russia....   [tags: two power houses in a powerless land] 772 words
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Community's Reaction to the Fire in Yackandandah Forest in Campion Descents’ Play Embers - ... Campion uses many techniques in The story of the blue duck hotel… and the Kangaroo, to show the great connection between individuals and the community, for instance ‘It sucked the six skylights out of our cabins’ alliteration was used in this Campion is try to show that the power of the fire is very large and and immense destructive power behind it.Repetition was also used (pg45) ‘It was perfectly clear, as clear as it is today’ and ‘everything was on fire.Every tree.The bridge.The road.’ this shows that the could clearly see the fire coming at them, this shows that the community still stuck together even though they could see everything burn around them....   [tags: champion, houses, animals] 744 words
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The Decoration of Houses - In Edith Wharton’s first major work, The Decoration of Houses, she states that “the impression produced by a landscape, a street or a house should always, to the novelist, be an event in the history of the soul” (qtd. in Falk 23). Later in her Pulitzer-winning novel The Age of Innocence, Wharton uses her knowledge and love of architecture to develop her characters, as she had previously deemed important. Thus, she takes style of houses, their design, and their European or American identification into consideration and depicts characteristics of the New York society and the major characters....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Edith Wharton] 1867 words
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What Was the Design of the Hakka Houses - ... Taking the human body as the model, both houses stretch forward as if to greet people • Exterior Walls: Base with heavy load uses stone masonry -Deep eaves to protect walls from weather -Defensive parts are made of stones #3 – UNESCO • Each house holds up to 800 people • Built defensively – around a central open courtyard, with one entrance, only windows are above first floor • Tall fortified mud walls, capped by tile roof with wide eaves • Buildings divided vertically families • Highly decorated and comfortable on inside #4 – Welborn • Usually houses 20 families (100 people total) • Built around a courtyard to allow light, air, and to allow for livestock • Include wells and complex dr...   [tags: communal living, Southern China] 1169 words
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The Many Benefits of Tiny Houses - With the current economic status of the American nation, paying jobs are getting harder to find and keep, housing prices are skyrocketing, and many Americans are miserable, finding their lives in a rut. There’s little to no time to do what one loves or spend with one’s family, and the free chances one does get usually gets gobbled up by household work or maintenance. What if all that just went away. No more worry about filling up leftover space, more time to do what one wants to do, and more money to put towards something other than bills and debt....   [tags: Tiny Homes]
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The Importance of Houses in English Literature - ... The house also carried its own history, the death of Mrs. Tilney. Mrs. Tilney died at Northanger Abbey and her room was kept in the same condition as it was while she was living. It remained like this, as a memorial to Mrs. Tilney, because her family cared about her very much. By walking into the Tilney’s house, one could find out two important things about the family, that they were wealthy and that they cared about each other. By these two observations, it can be know how the family functions and decisions are made....   [tags: Austen's Northhanger Abbey, Stoker's Dracula, ] 726 words
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Flipping Houses and the Foreclosure Crisis - While investigating this subject and trying to figure out ways to “creatively solve the foreclosure crisis”, I began asking questions. What are the causes of these foreclosures. Where these foreclosures unavoidable. How will all this affect me. Are there opportunities for other people to benefit from all these foreclosures. A few years ago, there were several sub-prime mortgage defaults. People lied about their income in order to get a loan. The loan brokers in many instances did not even bother to verify their income, did not require down payments, and eventually made some very bad loans that really could never be paid back....   [tags: Foreclosures,] 1100 words
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The Houses in My Life - The Houses in My Life Houses are all different in one way or the other some are small and some are big. My house is not small, it’s not big. That old house is located in the Meadows Place Community on Bloomington Ln and it’s about 40 years old. The old house I have lived in was so small the rooms were like a shoes box of small. The walls were starting to fall apart from how old it was. The kitchen was all destroyed because the one of the cabinets fell off and then the rest started to fall off too....   [tags: personal story and reflections] 635 words
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Ideas of the Future Houses - ... The family of the future would be sitting in plastic chairs and would eat on plastic tables while using plastic plates and plastic utensils. The products used in the prototype by the Monsanto Chemical Company “was a prognostic failure in one critical area: It was built entirely of plastic (30,000lbs., to be exact)."(Michael Goodman) The house also included a polyester structure with fibrous glass and plywood. The every counter top was made of a melamine, which is a compound used in making plastic....   [tags: vision, products, materials, design, technology] 941 words
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Halfway Houses - If I were to tell you that a group of federal inmates guilty of a variety of crimes that included, embezzlement, drug manufacturing, child pornography, and murder were in your community, the average person would want to know where those criminals were located and shut that location down. In many cities across the United States, there are facilities that house these convicted inmates. The facilities are called halfway houses, and they were created to help an inmate that is released from prison transition into a community under supervision....   [tags: Criminal Justice] 1041 words
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Halfway Houses/Hawthorn Heights - As the need for increasingly punitive community-based sanctions grew, the demand for a greater variety of programs and services became apparent, as did the importance of a more seamless transition from total incapacitation to total freedom of prisoners re-entering society. A variety of community corrections methods have developed over the years, one being the institution of halfway houses. To adequately understand residential community corrections, one must consider the origins, components, and effectiveness of halfway houses....   [tags: Criminal Justice]
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Chuorinkan and Kignae Houses in Tokoyo, Japan - ... And the facade of the Osaka PMT factory quotes the facade of Le Corbusier’s Villa Stein, at Garches. The aims behind quoting and reorganizing operations of this kind are (1) producing the effect of collages of heterogeneous elements and (2) visual ization of surface elements. Though the Chuorinkan house resembles PMT Building No. 1 in that its facade consists of a union of two volumes, the elements used in the two projects are quite different. This was one of my first quotations from Adolf Loos, but since Loos’s peculiar, flattened vaults are impractical with wooden structures, in this house a gabled roof is used; and emphasis shifts from the collage effect to concern with the decorative...   [tags: treatment, membrance, house, architectural] 610 words
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Row Houses in Boston's South End - In the early nineteenth century, Boston increased in size by filling in the marshy area around where Washington Street is today. The city, concerned about crowding in the already established neighborhoods downtown and on Beacon Hill, decided to develop this area into new residential neighborhoods. The population of Boston had increased dramatically in the first half of the nineteenth century from the large number of immigrants and the steady rise of industry in a port city. Between 1850 and 1875, the area south and east of Washington Street (the ocean side) became the South End, which was intended to attract the growing middle class and to persuade them not to move to the suburbs....   [tags: neighborhood, architecture, building]
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The Houses of The Great Gatsby: Functional and Symbolic - The Houses of The Great Gatsby: Functional and Symbolic Present within many novels that deal with class are intricate descriptions of the homes, the grounds, and even the neighborhoods that the characters live in and aspire to live within. While the descriptions are often lyrical their presence is far from superfluous. The estates in such novels nearly always have specific functions that are integral to the narrative and just as often serve a symbolic purpose. The novels we considered this semester are not exempt from this assertion, in fact, one illustrates the principle precisely....   [tags: Classic American Literature] 1186 words
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Roman Empire: Roman Bath Houses - ... (Building.com, 2014) (Crystal Palace in 1851) (RIBA, 2014)The Crystal Palace was established in London’s Hyde Park .Architecture has never been the same for structural glazing. The light-admitting glass pane had been transformed into a remarkable architectural material that captured the world’s imagination and structural glazing would soon become of the main architecture materials used in construction. Plate glass became a common feature in construction by the end of the 19th century. Water power, along with steam and the electricity made the grinding and polishing of heavy glass plates faster and easier....   [tags: architecture, history] 1307 words
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Real Estate Renovation: Flipping Houses - When working within the realm of real estate, flipping houses is one of the most lucrative projects one can undertake. The premise of this idea is buying a home in need of repair, renovating it, and selling it at its newly appraised value. In high school, I worked alongside my mother to renovate a home in our small town of Trinidad, Colorado. The invaluable lessons I learned throughout this business venture gave me insights into the inner workings of house flipping. What I gained from this experience will lead to better decision making if I choose to take on another project....   [tags: Appliances, Furnishings] 1005 words
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Structure and History of Cobblestone Houses - Structure and History of Cobblestone Houses The cobblestone house is one of the most identifiable structures in Western New York. These houses date back to the early 1800’s when many of the towns that people in the Rochester area live in were being founded. When driving down many of the streets you can find these houses scattered on the left and the right. They are marvelous to look at and are also strange because they are some of the only houses in the area to be built out of stones, not lumber....   [tags: Engineering Construction Essays]
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Building Of Dwelling Houses In Estonia - Building of Dwelling Houses in Estonia Not wanting to analyze the building of dwelling houses in Estonia inefficiently and seemingly scientifically (where would I have got competent statistics from), I simply try to express the thoughts which are connected with that topics somehow and have come into my mind. What kind of “scientific” analysis it could be or who should make it, if even the architectural critics seem not to manage with the simplest things. That reminds me an article in the EE some time ago about a Finnish lady (naturally in Finland) completing or taking her doctor's degree....   [tags: essays research papers] 1100 words
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The Crack Down on Crack Houses - What looks like your neighborhood abandoned house with poor lightning, boarded up windows and doors and overgrown bushes, might just be your community's biggest crack or drug house. These vacant or condemned houses used for criminal activity are all over the United States. However watch out, police departments and neighborhoods around the nation are putting their foot down to crack and houses that sell it. Are you ready to take initiative. Crack is made from powered cocaine and is sold in rock form....   [tags: Informative Essays] 419 words
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The Three Houses in The Great Gatsby - The Three Houses in The Great Gatsby The houses of the three main characters in The Great Gatsby represent different characteristics of their dwellers. Gatsby is a flashy and superficial man with a one track mind. He lives next to Nick who is simple and observant. Nick's half cousin is Daisy, who lives across the water from Nick and Gatsby. She is superficial and cynical. Daisy's house is a fairly large and elaborate Georgian Colonial mansion, located on East Egg....   [tags: Great Gatsby Essays] 523 words
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Led Zeppelin's Houses of the Holy - Led Zeppelin's Houses of the Holy Led Zeppelin is arguably one of the best rock n’ roll bands of all time. They were collectively some of the best musicians ever to play rock n’ roll music, and were also great lyricists. Robert Plant (the lead vocalist) was quoted as saying that for some of the songs that he wrote, he felt that someone pushed the pen for him. Whether some mysterious force was moving his hand or not, one things for sure, Led Zeppelin wrote some timeless masterpieces of music. They were formed from the ashes of British blues-rockers the Yardbirds....   [tags: Led Zeppelin Rock N' Roll Bands Essays] 5007 words
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Vincent van Gogh, Houses at Auvers, 1890 - Painted by Vincent Van Gogh during a final burst of activity in Auvers before his suicide in July, Houses at Auvers features many of the characteristic elements typical of Van Gogh; the experimentation with color, texture, and thick brush strokes. This painting depicts the view and landscape in early summer, highlighting the patchwork of houses and the rolling greenery. Van Gogh’s unique, thick brush strokes lead the eyes through the painting, create texture and patterns and also highlight and shadow objects in the early summer sun, while his experimentation with color creates contrast and a bright, vibrant image....   [tags: famous post-impressionism paintings] 615 words
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Effects of Ammonia on Broiler Houses and Methods of Control - Effects of Ammonia and Methods of Control Ammonia can lead to big problems for broiler producers if not managed appropriately. Ammonia (NH3) is a form of nitrogen that has the potential to create odors, impact air and water quality, and animal and human health (1). Ammonia is a colorless irritant gas, created from animal waste by microbial activity. By spending money to control the ammonia in houses they farmer has the potential to get that money back plus more in profit. Many farmers would tell you they have low levels of ammonia but the truth is we can’t smell the ammonia until it’s at 20PPM; however the human nose becomes accustomed to the smell....   [tags: bird, health, odor] 1140 words
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Settlement Houses: Providing Social and Educational Services to the Immigrants - ... The next day the kitchen would be used for a cooking class, then the Workingmen's Discussion Club would meet and discus labor unions and child labor. Every day, these educated women would teach something different, such as important information that could be used for self-improvement. If a young woman decided to go into Hull House and live there, she would have to save some money to pay for her own expenses. In addition, Addams would've assigned this woman a job that was in her best interest without paying her....   [tags: progressive era, hull house experiment]
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Symbolism of Houses in A Doll's House and A Rose For Emily - The state of a flawed society is an issue that many people recognize, but have different ways of approaching it. In the case of William Faulkner’s “A Rose For Emily” he examines the raw truth of the act of avoiding a flawed and evolving society. Whereas, “A Doll’s House” by Katherine Mansfield portrays the way that a flawed society can change through small acts of resistance that break the boundaries of social hierarchies. Both Mansfield and Faulkner use houses as symbols of a flawed society in their stories, however the manner in which they use these symbols are very different....   [tags: Compare and Contrast] 891 words
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The Importance of Houses in E.M. Forester´s Howards End - ... In the beginning of the book Forester makes his readers aware that Schlegal’s sees Wickham Place as the Wilcox family sees Howards End as a more or less ancestral home. Margaret feels that the Wilcoxes stand for the practicality of the real world. While the Schlegel family live within their similarly essential area of morals and intellectual values, the Wilcoxes epitomize the other end of the spectrum of that lifestyle. When the reader is looking into her feelings pertaining to a house, they see that Margaret views are that the house can be any place as long as there is a feeling of safety and comfort along with several item of familiarity can a house is called a home....   [tags: house, feelings, compare, character] 707 words
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From Living on the Prairie to Designing Prairie Style Houses - ... In 1889, Frank Lloyd Wright married Catherine Lee Tobin (Rubin, 1994). Tobin and Wright met while he was working for Adler and Sullivan, causing Anna to object. Frank Lloyd Wright signed a five year contract in return for all of the supplies he needed. Shortly after negotiating the contract, he bought a lot in Oak Park, Illinois, where he built his first house. His house reflected the subtleness of prairie style. His house consisted of east coast shingles, roof gable, and geometric shapes. In this house he raised six children; John Lloyd Wright, Lloyd Wright, Catherine Baxter, Svetlana Milanoff, Iovanna Wright, David Wright, Catherine Wright, and Frances Wright....   [tags: Frank Lloyd Wright]
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The Houses of History, by Anna Green and Kathleen Troup - In The Houses of History, many different schools of historical thought are presented and light in shed on what exactly it means to be those different types of historians. Not all historians think the same way or approach history from the same perspective, but some similar groups of thought have converged together and have formed the various types of historians that will be presented, such as empiricists, psychohistorians, oral historians, and gender historians. All of these groups can approach the same event or concept and look at them in an entirely different way simply due to the way the historical approach they are accustomed to views things....   [tags: Anna Green, Kathleen Troup]
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Roman Houses - Roman Houses Roman houses evolved from the thatched-roof huts of the original roman civilization to the great villas of the late empire. Roman houses were not only built in Italy. There were Roman houses built in Greece, Africa, and Britain. Roman houses were one story high, the villas of the wealthy were sometimes two. Walls were built of cement covered in stucco or sun-dried bricks which were commonly used until the beginning of the first century B.C. Although the concrete walls were weatherproof, they were usually faced with stone or burned bricks....   [tags: essays research papers] 521 words
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The Impact of the Central Business District on Houses - The Impact of the Central Business District on Houses We are aiming to find out if houses become more sparse, modern , larger and increase in individuality with larger surrounding land, as we move further away from the Central Business District (CBD) We will be noting damage to property, vandalism and factors which affect quality of life as well as the house prices and recording the inevitable rises as we walk along our transect line: from the tightly packed Victorian terraces adjacent to the CBD out towards the suburban outskirts of Hove....   [tags: Papers] 1572 words
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Free Essays - Importance of the Houses in The Awakening - Importance of the Houses in The Awakening In Kate Chopin's novel The Awakening, Edna's two different houses symbolize her life greatly. Her first house, the mansion of which she shared with her husband, symbolized her life before she started to awaken and realize the kind of life she was in. Her second house, the pigeon house of which she lived in alone, shows her life after she starts to awaken and realize what is going on with her life and that she was not happy before. These two houses show very strong meaning of a before and after of her awakening....   [tags: Chopin Awakening Essays] 914 words
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Life In New York Tenement Houses - Life in New York Tenement Houses 1. What are the three distinct classes of homes in the tenement houses. In what ways does each reflect the needs and resources of the renters. There are three distinct classes of houses in the tenement-houses; the cheapest is the attic home. Three rooms is next and is usually for very poor people. The vast majority of respectable working people live in four rooms. Each of these classes reflects the needs and resources of the renters in that the attic home, for example, is generally one small room and is usually rented out by a lonely elderly person with not much money....   [tags: American History] 1681 words
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Moon of Two Dark Hoarses (Coshmoos Dream and Reality) - Coshmoo was a 14-year-old Indian boy who dreamed that there would be no war. He dreamed everyone would live in harmony. In reality, it was the French and Indian War and it was anything but harmonious. It was the 18th Century in America, which was a chaotic time in history. His tribe tried to stay neutral during the war, but it was difficult. Coshmoo wanted his family and tribe to be safe from the war. He had lost his dad in a battle a few years earlier, which was a painful loss to him. Coshmoo had dreams about a bear....   [tags: literary analysis, war] 523 words
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My Proposal to Revitalize the Block of Abandoned Houses at 8-20 Oakmount Road - ... Zubkewych Ms. Irwin told her that the block of houses at 8-20 Oakmount road, 1834-1844 Bloor street west, 3-17 Pacific avenue were built over 100 years ago, she said before they were houses the whole block used to be owned be a doctor who made it into farm land. So therefore we know the soil is non-toxic. The reason the houses were recently torn down is because the owner was trying to get the permits to build but was unable to so he sold the land to a development company. This ties into science because we now know that the soil is not toxic or acidic (since plants can’t grow well in acidic soil, it has to be basic) and that plants will be able to grow in the soil....   [tags: eco-friendly reconstruction] 604 words
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History of the Gingerbread - Gingerbread houses are very creative and decorative. Although they may be creative and decorative they have been around longer than one person would think. Ginger bread houses have been around since medieval times. From what sources tell us gingerbread houses have been through 3 major phases. It began in medieval times. Gingerbread houses was then modernized around the 19th century. Finally, its modern usage from the 20th century on to today. (Ultimate Gingerbread, 2013) Also how we shape Gingerbread today and what kind of tools we use to build a gingerbread house and how they are put in competition....   [tags: Gingerbread Houses, Decorative, Tradition]
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The National Trust Organization - ... Therefore the national trust is a registered charity which is also entitled to certain tax exceptions on their income and profits made from trading activities. They own more than 350 historic houses and ancient monuments. Nobody can sell or purchase any of the Trust’s properties without its permission. The charity employs over 5000 fulltime and part time staff and has over 50,000 volunteers who help and see their vision. National trust has done well to sustain incomes during the early years of recession....   [tags: historic houses, gardens, monuments] 845 words
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Anasazi Great Houses of the Chaco Canyon Region - Native American architecture varies greatly from region to region throughout North America, and was influenced by factors such as climate, kind of community, and the natural environment. Whereas some buildings were designed and constructed for specified functions, others, such as Anasazi great houses, were massive multi-purpose structures. Because great houses from Chaco Canyon are so well preserved, it is possible to have a decent understanding of the structure of Anasazi architecture for analysis....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Symbols and Symbolism - Houses and Cars in The Great Gatsby - Symbolism of Houses and Cars in The Great Gatsby        Francis Scott Fitzgerald's novel, The Great Gatsby, is full of symbolism, which is portrayed by the houses and cars in an array of ways. One of the more important qualities of symbolism within The Great Gatsby is the way in which it is so completely incorporated into the plot and structure. Symbols, such as Gatsby's house and car, symbolize material wealth.   Gatsby's house "[is] a factual imitation of some Hotel de Ville in Normandy" which contains "a tower on one side, spanking new under a thin beard of raw ivy" is a symbol of Gatsby's large illegal income (Fitzgerald 9)(9)....   [tags: Great Gatsby Essays]
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How the Houses in Thrushcross Grange and Wuthering Heights Compare - How the Houses in Thrushcross Grange and Wuthering Heights Compare Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange are two exact opposites separated by the neutral territory of the moors, a dreamlike place thought of as heaven by Heathcliff and Catherine. Although both estates are wealthy, there is a definite difference in class between them and this bears greatly on the characters from both estates ability to socialise with each other. The two different buildings have their own strengths and weaknesses and the characters reflect their features....   [tags: Emily Bronte Literature Essays] 997 words
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Paranormal or Imagination? - “Do ghosts really exist?” This question has always been unanswered. Usually the word paranormal conjures up the image of ghosts. TV shows like “Ghost Hunters” and “Paranormal Cops” investigate haunted houses and speak with ghosts. Although they take pictures and record voices of ghosts, doubt always occurs. Parapsychologist Brian Schill says, “Paranormal events/experiences happen to people more often than they would be comfortable knowing about it.”Researchers believe that a person’s mental health may possibly cause paranormal manifestations (Schill)....   [tags: Haunted Houses, Technological Advances]
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Gambling in The Bahamas: Should it Be Legalized? - ... If the county had five or more gambling facilities, the increased rate was 35 percent and higher. In 2006, 228 callers to Arizona’s Problem Gambling Helpline reported some kind of household payment default related to gambling debt. This represented 22.5 per cent of the callers. In addition, Nevada, being the thirty-fifth most populous state, ranks fourth in terms of total bankruptcies. As noted in "Social and Economic Effects of Legalizing Gambling", in one study (Ison, 1995a), the records examined suggested that 20 per cent of all bankruptcies filed were gambling related of the 105 gambling filed....   [tags: games for adults, web houses, casinos] 1829 words
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Differences in Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare and the Movie West Side Stories - FIrst and foremost, there is a difference between the musical West SIde Story directed by Jerome Robbins and the play Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare seen in the first scene of each. In Shakespeare’s tragic play, two houses are feuding. The two royal houses are the Capulets and the Montagues. Juliet is a Capulet and Romeo is a Montague. And then in West Side Story, there are two gangs in New York that each lover’s family is a part of. Maria’s brother is a part of the Puerto Rican gang called ‘The Sharks’ and her lover, Tony, was a part of the caucasian gang ‘The Jets’....   [tags: houses, gangs, married, balcony, couples] 596 words
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The Importance Of The Colonial Woodworker - The Importance of Woodworking In Colonial America You are called to build a house. It's a big house, and you'll need all your tools, but you will be paid fairly. You are the colonial woodworker. The colonial woodworker was very important in the colonies. Woodworking provided jobs, houses, and skilled tradesmen ready to fix a broken structure. Anything made of wood was most likely built by a woodworker. The woodworker used various tools to make different cuts and shapes in wood. Woodworkers used many different types of wood for different pieces of furniture....   [tags: Colonial America, Wood, Jobs, Houses]
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Comparing Bioclimatic Features of Thomas Herzog's House at Regensburg with Two Other Eco-Friendly Houses of the 20th Century - The House at Regensburg was built in 1979 and is located in Regensburg, Germany. It was designed by Thomas Herzog a German architect born in Munich 1941. Many of Herzog’s buildings are associated with bioclimatic architecture and eco-friendly buildings mainly due to the fact Herzog was involved in the concept of solar power technology. During this essay I will analyse Thomas Herzog’s House at Regensburg and explain the themes and principles behind different aspects of the house in comparison to two other bioclimatic or eco-friendly houses in the 20th century....   [tags: architecture] 2285 words
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H.M. Scott Smith's, the Historical Houses of Prince Edward Island - H.M. Scott Smith's, the Historical Houses of Prince Edward Island H.M. Scott Smith's, the Historical Houses of Prince Edward Island, is a candid look into the more architecturally and historically significant buildings located on Prince Edward Island. Focusing particularly on those constructed in the 19th and early 20th centuries, Historical Houses of Prince Edward Island, features structures from the early days of the Micmac wigwams to the elegance of the Victorian presence. His purpose is to trace the evolution of the Islands housing in their form, decor, and construction over the course of time....   [tags: essays papers]
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How Charlotte Bronte Uses the Different Houses in Jane Eyre - How Charlotte Bronte Uses the Different Houses in Jane Eyre In the novel Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte uses different locations in particular different houses to produce a structural base for the story and to provide a basis for Jane’s progression through life and the changes she experiences. The houses are a background to the plot of Jane Eyre that is the evolution of Jane from lonely orphan at Gateshead into an established and well-developed character at Ferndean who is Mr Rochester’s equal. Throughout the story Jane lives in many houses all that are different in certain aspects but in some aspects they are similar....   [tags: Charlotte Bronte Jane Eyre Essays] 1497 words
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Parliament works best when the government controls both houses. - Even before federation, our country had adopted and used a Democratic system of government. Democracy has played a major role in our system of government as it has developed over the decades since it was brought to Australian shores by the English and the first democratic parliaments were created. Over time Democracy has grown stronger as this system became the foundation of our society. Democracy in our government must also have an efficient system for it to function properly otherwise the disagreements in parliament and different views on issues in Australia would tear our government apart....   [tags: essays research papers] 1050 words
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The Changing Fortunes of the Houses of York and Lancaster in the Period 1450 - 1461 - The Changing Fortunes of the Houses of York and Lancaster in the Period 1450 - 1461 Although opinions as to when the Wars of the Roses began vary, the armed conflict is concentrated in the period 1455-1485. The first battle was in St Alban’s on May 22nd 1455. In the early 1450’s Henry VI’s bad choices resulted in a series of humiliating defeats that ended with the loss of all Britain’s land in France with the exception of Calais. This in turn led to some of Henry’s previously loyal subjects to consider overthrowing him....   [tags: Papers] 765 words
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Native American Poetry: Joy Jarjo - ... However, as the poem goes on, the speaker views the horse in different forms and sometimes appropriates the horse. In the first stanza, due to the incorporation of her culture in her writing, the horses are compared through nature, which as stated, plays a significant part in her culture. When Harjo writes, “She had horses who were bodies of sand”(2) and, “She had horses who were splintered red cliff”(8), can most likely be a reference to the landscapes that the speaker was surrounded by. The reference to the landscape can also emphasize the environment in which the speaker lives in, which ultimately places us in a setting for the poem....   [tags: society, adversities, culture, stanza] 915 words
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What Determines the Price and Volume of Houses in Bishops Stortford and What Does the Future Hold - What Determines the Price and Volume of Houses in Bishops Stortford and What Does the Future Hold Introduction The problem that will be investigated in this coursework is the problem of what determines the price and volume of sales of a detached (semi detached, terraced) house or flat in Bishop’s Stortford and what are the prospects for house prices and sales in the future. I am looking into this problem because it will help me personally because I, myself, might need to find a house that I can afford to buy in the future....   [tags: essays papers]
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Who's The Real Animal? - Who’s the Real Animal. Imagine being two years old, forced to run as fast as you can; your legs are fractured but you can't tell because you're pumped full of illegal drugs and pain medicine that makes it unnoticeable. Imagine being eleven months pregnant and all you want to do is lay down but you're strapped to one spot furthermore your feet are hurting because you've spent the last six months standing on concrete. Imagine having your legs intentionally hurt with chemicals just so you can walk a different way....   [tags: PMU, Morgans, Prempro]
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The Expense of Owning a Horse - ... If you are a first time owner you should avoid these types of horses and go for a calm, experienced horse that will teach you about horses and riding. Buying a horse from a horse dealer A horse dealer will generally buy a horse from a private seller or at auction and sell it forward for a profit - a horse dealer is in essence the middle man of the horse world. Areas with active horse industries have horse dealers and they also have websites that cater to a certain area or internationally. Most dealers are experienced horse people with a good eye for horses, are honest in their business and will sell you a good horse....   [tags: seller, auction, trainer] 1053 words
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Premarin: A Prescription for Cruelty - Introduction and Background The drug Premarin, a drug used to relieve symptoms of menopause in women, is made by harvesting the urine of pregnant horses. Premarin Farms, which are called PMU farms for short, are the site where this takes place. The mares are hooked up to rig that collects their urine throughout most of their pregnancy, which leaves them practically immobile. PMU farmers collect several different equine conjugated hormones found in the pregnant mares’ urine to make Premarin, which includes drugs such as Prempro, Premphase, Premelle, and Prempac....   [tags: Premarin Farms, PMU Farms]
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The Benefits of Eating Horse Meat - They Eat Horses, Don't They. Many Americans have a hard time thinking about eating horse meat. Every year, many horses are slaughtered for meat which is exported to other countries. “The U.S. Humane Society Web site says 55,776 horses were slaughtered last year in the United States and thousands more transported to Canada and Mexico for slaughter there (Lum). By getting rid of unwanted horses, the horse market will begin to steadily climb. Slaughtering horses allows breeders a way to benefit from old horses and benefits the economy....   [tags: food, horse meat]
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Personal Narrative: My Horse - Some people think of them as animals. Some people think of them as objects. Some people think of them as friends. Then there are the few who think of them as family. Horses have always been like family to humans, except sometimes closer. There are many benefits to owning or being around horses. They come in many different colors. There is a multitude of breeds, also. Additionally, they have a long history with humans. Horses have unique behaviors. Showing horses has been the past-time or even career of many people....   [tags: essay about myself, Personal Experience] 2608 words
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The Change of the Horse's Role in Battle during World War I - ... One of these poets was Henry Chappell. “Lifts the limp head and hears the shivering sigh kisses his friend, while down his cheek there steals sweet pity’s tear, ‘Goodbye old man, Goodbye’. “ This was written in “A Soldier’s Kiss” by Henry Chappell. “We’ve always had our troubles both together, and life won’t be the same when you are gone!” Illustrations and poems describing the horrors animals saw on the battlefield led many people, including soldiers, to realize that these animals had no choice being in battle....   [tags: boost of morale, pulling heavy loads] 795 words
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BLM’s Wild Horse Management - Estimates are that at the turn of the twentieth century over two million wild horses roamed free in the western United States. However, having no protection from their primary predator, man, by the 1970’s there numbers had dwindled to less than thirty thousand. In 1971, after a massive public uproar, Congress by a unanimous vote enacted the “Wild Free-Roaming Horse and Burro Act” (Act) that characterizes wild horses and burros as national treasures and provides for their protection. “Congress finds and declares that wild free-roaming horses and burros are living symbols of the historic and pioneer spirit of the West; that they contribute to the diversity of life forms within the Nation and e...   [tags: Animal Rights ]
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History and Overview of the Carrillo Adobe - In the town of Santa Rosa California, in the county of Sonoma sits a very run down structure in need of either reconstruction or preservation of the remaining structure. Whether they reconstruct the structure or not, it is a prime example of a structure to be added to the National Register of Historic Places. This building is called the Carrillo Adobe and was owned by a woman by the name of Maria Ygnacia de Carrillo. However the site and part of the structure was constructed before Maria Carrillo moved to the area which would later become Santa Rosa, California and constructed the first structure in the town....   [tags: houses, sonoma county]
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ANOVA Hypothesis Test to Determine the Price of Houses in Suburbs and the City - Living near a major city can be a positive aspect of being a homeowner or someone who uses real estate as an investment. Increasing population contributes to land and space diminishing, resulting in high demand for what is available. Industry and markets are in the city, attracting buyers who want to have the convenience of living near commercial properties. The difference in the pay scale between jobs in the city and jobs in the suburbs could contribute to the home prices being less expensive in the suburbs....   [tags: homeowners, real estate, house prices] 1023 words
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History of the Horse, Equus Caballus - The horse, (Equus Caballus) has been in existence for millions of years and has changed greatly through evolution, which has had an effect on the horse's physical characteristics and behaviour through natural selection. Fossils found over the years indicate how the horse gradually adapted to the changes in the environment. Some of the evolutionary developments that took place relate to teeth changing, adapting to the changing diet, improved distance between the eyes which increased the lateral vision allowing them to watch for predators when eating, a longer neck improving range of vision, longer limbs showing an adaptation for running, changes in the toes developing to a single toe protecte...   [tags: behavior, characteristics, domestication]
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Horse as a Way of Transportation - When someone asks you to go somewhere, you may consider multiple ways of doing so. One way that might come to mind is to go by car. It is the most common way of transportation in the world today. Other ways you might consider may include walking, biking, taking a bus, airplane, or even train. One thing that does not occur to people, though, is traveling by horse. Some places in the United States, however, do still use horses in their everyday life. These places may include Amish country and other small, rural, old-fashioned societies....   [tags: amish country, horse, pony express, cars]
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Soring in Gaited Horse Breeds Analysis - In 2011, the United States government spent $750,000 to build a new soccer field at Camp 6 in Guantanamo Bay (Fox). While in the same year, only $500,000 was allowed for the protection of horses against a practice called “soring,” in which horses legs are purposely injured in order to create the ever famous fancy gait that spectators love to watch (15 USC). The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) needs more funding so that the Horse Protection Act (HPA) can be effectively enforced in Tennessee Walking Horse and Racking Horse shows....   [tags: horse protection, usda, racing horse]
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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police's Musical Ride - All of the moves are in harmony and in perfect time with the music. “*A single horse and rider in motion is a wonderful sight,” but it becomes even more impressive when you realize that it's a unit of horses and riders moving as one. Between the black horses, red tunics, and the awe of the crowd, it can only mean one thing: the horses and riders must be the Royal Canadian Mounted Police's Musical Ride. The Musical Ride has evolved over so many years and it stands for so much that we, as Canadians, value....   [tags: Canadian moments]
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A Historical Overview of Horseback Riding - Were there any impacts of the equine revolution on humans. This is one of the many questions that some people normally do not think about. The uses of equines have changed tremendously over their existence. Horseback riding has evolved in many ways. Today, using horses for transportation has declined, however leisure and rehabilitative activities have increased. To understand horseback riding, it is essential to look at the history of equines, the sport of horseback riding, and how to take care of a horse....   [tags: Transportation, Leisure, Rehabilitative Activities]
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The Horse Fair by Rosa Bonheur - ... Bonheur uses chiaroscuro in the entire painting. Chiaroscuro is also considered a shadowing; the shadowing makes the painting more realistic. In other terms a light to dark. Without chiaroscuro, the painting would look flat, there would be no shadows on the horses, and the horses themselves would not have the appearance of being a muscular animal. The realistic scene proves naturalism. The horses have muscles that are clearly defined, and they are enlarged like they are working hard. The horses are being displayed for their strength and beauty....   [tags: painting analysis, Naturalism]
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Legalizing Horse Slaughter - ... Usually the conditions are unsanitary, and infected with disease. The horses could have injuries from minor to major from the ride to the slaughter house, or from entering the slaughter house. The horses could even have had injuries or health issues before loading into the trailer to begin with. It is definitely questionable as to whether anyone checks up on updated health check ups on the horses purchased in kill pens or any horse purchased by a kill buyer. Horse slaughter could be done in a way that is helping the world, but at the same time it could be humane....   [tags: limit, cruel, cause, questions] 943 words
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The Qualities of the Houyhnhnm’s Civilization in Gulliver's Travels - In part 4 of Gulliver’s Travels, Gulliver is abandoned on an island by his crew. As Gulliver begins to explore his surroundings, a group of savages attack him. These savages appear to be human, however they behave like wild animals. Gulliver is rescued by a couple of horses. The horses are called “Houyhnhnms” are rational creatures which are capable of speech and thought. The horses refer to these human-like creatures as “Yahoos” and treat them as wild animals incapable of reasoning. Gulliver is very surprised how the Houyhnhnms speak to each other, while the Houyhnhnms are equally surprised at the appearance and behavior of Gulliver....   [tags: Gulliver's Travels] 831 words
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Purchasing a Home - ... Being a Homeowner allows you creative control of your property. You can alter the property, including décor changes, landscaping and renovations, to suit your needs and your style. Owning a house is a means of tax reduction for mortgage interest. More so, there is an opportunity to save money in the long term as there are possible tax deductions related to income-generating properties. Owning a house gives you the option to refinance your bond amount should you wish to withdraw a large amount of money to pay for major purchases....   [tags: ownership. houses, real estate] 647 words
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PREPARING YOUR HORSE FOR SHOW DAY - In the world, there are approximately 75,000,000 horses and 350 breeds of horses that can be found around the world (circlerranch.com). Horses are amazing and beautiful creatures that may be used as show horses or a family pet. Show horses require many hours of daily preparation in order to be competitive in the show ring. I have grown up with horses my whole life. I watched my mother show horses and followed in her footsteps. The most important aspects of show day are the appearance and the way the horse presents itself to the horse judge....   [tags: Animals]
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Overview of the Tenessee Walking Horse - Index "Number 278 Your Honor!!!” This is what I hear as I ride my horse, Ranger, along the perimeter of the huge ring that holds all my fears, worries, hopes, dreams, and accomplishments. As the announcer yells into the loud speaker “Riders the judges say ride on at a Running Walk!” I pick up speed flying past my competition, so many World Champions and World Grand Champions on one fair ground, it can be over whelming at times. As the riders sit in the ring patiently anticipating the results all I can think is how lucky I am to be part of such an amazing breed of horse, and to feel blessed that the Tennessee Walking Horse Association was so great....   [tags: Breed, Abuse] 2222 words
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Mongols and Plains Indians - Two cultures, thousands of miles apart, show similarities that would be expected of neighboring civilizations. Both cultures arose on similar terrain. This terrain was a luscious grassland. One civilization grew up in Midwest North America, the other in Central Asia. The first civilization was the Plains Indians. The second was the Mongols. Each culture had a common form of religion. This religion was shamanism. Wordiq defines it as "a range of traditional beliefs and practices that involve the ability to diagnose, cure, and sometimes cause human suffering because of a special relationship with, or control over, spirits." The cultures were also affected by the horse....   [tags: Comparative, Cultures] 1809 words
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Explaination of Horse Culture in Plains Indians Summaries by Hämäläinen - ... Deeming the Plains as large area of grassland that lacked resources, and established the New Mexico colony. Despite the fact that the Spanish stopped before entering the Plains, equestrianism did not stop spreading into the Great American Desert. Through contact with the Spanish, several Plains tribes managed to obtain horses and develop unique horse cultures. The Jumanos, for example, gained horses through trading with settlers in the north of Mexico, long before the Spanish settled in New Mexico....   [tags: equestrianism, expansion, competition] 1461 words
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How to Take Care of your Hose - ... Get rid of any supplements such as high calorie feed good doers do not require them. Do not allow the pony to eat lush grass as this will increase the chance of your horse getting laminitis as every horse owner this is one you want to stay away from. A trick that is used is an electric fence and every day move it gradually more and more so you are some what controlling what your horse eats this is called strip grazing .. grazing muzzles are also very effective.ensure your horse still always has access to fresh drinking water., if your horse is on a starvation paddock and you are giving him supplements such as hay instead of feeding him two large meals give him small regular meals through...   [tags: colic or laminitis, overweight horse] 566 words
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Federal Laws Regulating Horse Slaughter - Recently a major topic of debate is that of horse slaughter in the United States. For many years the United States upheld legislation such as the Horse Protection Act of 1970, which maintained a stance that protected horses from being consumed in America. Currently, lawmakers haven taken this position of protecting horses for human consumption a step further with the passing of the Safeguard American Food Exports Act (SAFE Act). Despite the efforts of the Horse Protection and SAFE acts, there are multiple stakeholders across the United States that hold very different positions and therefore prohibit the implementation of legislation....   [tags: Horse Protection Act, Meat Department]
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Horse Slaughter - The use of horses for human consumption dates back to the earliest use of animals for human consumption. Horses are used for food in many counties but are also considered inhumane in other countries. In the United States specifically, horsemeat is not the norm for consumed meat. There seems to be a problem that has arisen. It is suspected that horses being slaughtered at horse slaughtering factories are not the most up to date, pain free for the horse, and human as people suspect them to be like beef kill floors....   [tags: legalization, horsemeat]
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At Grass by Philip Larkin - In the poem "At grass" by Philip Larkin the poet writes about his encounter with two retired horses. A passage of time is significant in this poem as it is only after the poet thinks back to what the horse’s life was like before it they retired that he has a change of mind and realises that they are probably better off now than they were in the past. The first hint that the poet gives us, is in his title of the poem "At Grass" as this gives the impression that the horses are at rest and away from all the races and secondly lets the reader know that the horses are retired....   [tags: Poetry] 1097 words
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Re-opening horse slaughtering plants in the US - As one who is often pegged as an animal lover, I seem to get an overwhelmingly negative response when I tell people I am for the re-opening of horse slaughter plants in the US. The common assumption amongst most people, it seems, is that currently no US horses are being slaughtered. This view couldn’t be further from the truth. If plants did re-open in the US horses would receive better care while in the holding pens, as the US holds many more animal rights regulations than Mexico and Canada, the current areas we send horses to for slaughter....   [tags: Animal Welfare]
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Improving the Economic Crisis - Improving the Economic Crisis As hard as it is to say, the economic crisis started around the same time the equine slaughter plants closed down. In no way did this create crisis, but a landslide action that caused many industries to plummet. One of these industries is the farming industry. While it is a sad situation to start up again, opening the equine slaughter plants will strengthen many industries and open a few more jobs for people. Supporting our farmers will also give everyone the needed push in this economy....   [tags: Economics] 1000 words
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Horse slaughter. Is it really worth it? - Horse slaughter. Is it really worth it. Horse slaughter has been going on for a long time now and humans have increased their horsemeat consumption because of the mad cow disease. Mad cow disease is issued from the fattening foods farmers give to their cattle. In the food are sheep’s’ bones grinded into tiny, tiny bits. Ignorant till the outburst, makers didn’t know that in sheep bones there is the virus of the dreaded disease. The disease doesn’t affect sheep as it is only in their bones but when the cows eat it, it gets into their systems and is passed on through their meat to humans....   [tags: social issues] 2550 words
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