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Personal Narrative: Losing My Mother - Personal Narrative: Becoming a Mother This day in particular, I grew twenty years older. I knew that seriousness in his eyes. Dad looked worn out. The deep colored bags under his eyes were definite. He had lost a lot of sleep from the stress of past and present events. His lips were persed as he tried to find the words to explain the scary situation, yet harsh reality. I could feel the tension that was creating amongst my siblings, dad and myself as though something we could not see was lurking a dark tunnel....   [tags: Personal Narrative] 293 words
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Personal Narrative: My Visit to the Aquarium - In 2011 I had the unique opportunity the to visit the Aquarium in the city. I was so impressed with the extensive collection and information that I plan to visit the aquarium again very soon. Upon first entrance to the aquarium, I was overwhelmed by the size and vast choices of paths to take to explore the grounds. The institution was laid out into different sections covering various marine environments. Upstairs to the left, one would venture on to see fish inhabiting shoreline and beach environments....   [tags: Personal Narrative] 303 words
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Human Growth Hormone - Human Growth Hormone Human Growth Hormone is a chemical formula that prevents biological aging. To most people, the only thing known to do the same as HGH is "the fountain of youth". HGH is one of many endocrine hormones found in the human anotomy, like estrogen, progestorene, testosterone, melatonin and DHEA, which decline in production with age. Many of these hormones can be replaced to deter some of the effects of aging. HGH is by far more superior than any other of the hormones not only because it prevents aging, but also reverses most of the signs and symptoms associated with aging....   [tags: Biology] 299 words
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Personal Narrative: The Delivery Room - It all started on a mid-fall night at about 11:55 when my sister started having labor pains. I really did not know anything was going on until I woke up, and the only reason I woke up was because my mother was running around the house hollering. So, I jumped up and put on some clothes and waited until it was time to go. My mother said, "We will go the hospital only if your contractions are five minutes apart". It was time to go to the hospital; also, the happiest time of my life was when I was in the delivering room with my sister....   [tags: Personal Narrative] 301 words
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Personal Narrative: The Roses - The front door was ajar and my skin began to crawl with fright. Did I carelessly forget to lock it after I left. Afraid of who might be in my house or what I might see, I looked around nervously to see what could be missing. Nothing. Why would someone come into my home only to leave with nothing. After searching every inch, I realized that everything was where I had left it. No broken lamps, overturned cushions, or draws emptied out on the carpet. Feeling relieved, I walked into my dinning room and looked out my oversized window at Ms....   [tags: Personal Narrative] 302 words
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My Quiet Place-Personal Narrative - Back home in South Carolina, my quiet place was a cabin my grandfather owned in the woods. He would take me out there to hunt and fish. The place was so quiet, you could hear the quietness. It's the sound of a tone that settles in your ear. As I got older, I use to go there to get away from the city and city problems. I miss that place. A quiet place is something everyone needs regardless if they think so or not. To some, it may be their bedroom or bathtub, or any secluded place. My quiet place here and now is Piedmont Park....   [tags: Personal Narrative] 306 words
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Personal Narrative: The Man of My Life - On June 6, 2010, something happened that changed my life forever. My parents and I were going to spend the day at the lake, because it was a beautiful day. My dad was happier than ever, but then two thieves came inside the house to kill him. It was a mistake. The thieves thought he was someone else. I was there when this happened, and I almost got killed too. This has affected me in many ways. I miss having a man loving me. My heart has become softer, and I feel responsible for my mom's well being....   [tags: Personal Narrative] 308 words
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Is God a Personal Being? - When speaking of God and all of his bounty, it seems as though one must not overlook the possibility of a personal being. The concept of God has always been synonymous with that of a person or personal being, dating back theistically. Philosophically, it is extremely difficult to decipher whether or not God actually possesses qualities, which would grant him personhood. God is established as a "being" who has complete knowledge of the world's composition and complete understanding of its laws, as well as, an awareness of everything and everyone....   [tags: Religion, Theology] 288 words
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Personal Narrative Social Aspects of the Piercing Trend - Personal Narrative Social Aspects of the Piercing Trend The world is a changing place and you never know what will become the new cool thing to do. Two universal ways of handling a situation are either to do so according to one's personal needs, or one can base a decision on how it will be seen by others. The vast majority of people fall on the side of being worried about what others are saying and thinking. People have a natural desire to belong, and to fit in with a certain group. No matter what group an individual chooses, that individual almost always is forced to sacrifice a part of them self in order to seem more a part of things....   [tags: Piercing, Expression] 317 words
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My Conception of God - Personal Narrative: My Conception of God First of all it is important that I qualify that my view of the Lord is not a derived conception from my intellect, but rather privileged revelation bestowed upon me by the Grace of God. If asked his conception of me, my closest friend or sibling would not answer in terms of far off observation, he would speak from his experiences and first hand knowledge of my character. I do not speak of God from a far off, separated position, a view delivered to me by theologians, or popular society....   [tags: Personal Narrative] 283 words
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Analysis of What Are Years? by Marianne Moore - In the poem “What Are Years,” written by Marianne Moore there are two poetic devices being used in order to convey the meaning of the poem. Through the use of different figures of speech and unique forms, she discusses the different life stages a person experiences. The entire poem is based on powerful metaphors used to discuss the emotions and feelings through each of the stages. For example, she states “The very bird/grown taller as he sings, steels/ his form straight up. Though he is captive (20-22).” These lines demonstrate the stage of adulthood and the daily challenges that a person is faced with....   [tags: Poems, Poetry Analysis] 261 words
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Goals - My objectives for returning to school are to fulfill my personal and business goals by increasing my knowledge and gaining skills to become an asset to my company and family. I need the challenge and stimulation that learning offers me to enhance my self- esteem, which will enable me to handle conflict in the workplace. My main goal for increasing my knowledge base is to make a difference in the lives of others. Financial stability is also important aspect when making the decision to return to school....   [tags: Education, Personal Narrative, Admissions' Essay ] 323 words
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So You Are Going To High School - I am going to explain to my little cousin what to expect from high school; how the social scene is different, what you have to do to graduate, and what some of the perks of being an upper classman are. When you start going to high school, you will be somewhat scared. The other students will be older, larger, and possible more mature. You will see many different faces, some you like and perhaps some that you don't. There will be girls that you like and girls you don't that will like you. One of the bonus' about being in high school, is you have more freedom that you do in middle school....   [tags: Personal Narrative] 298 words
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Love - I always dreamed of being married by my twenty-fifth birthday, but in order to marry one must first fall in love. Love can mean different things to different people. I have always seen love as true, unconditional feeling of affection towards another person or thing. I wanted to be in love, I wanted to know how it felt to love someone unselfishly. I mean, I knew I had never been in love and in fact I new I would not be in love any time soon, but just the thought of one day finding the person I would spend my eternity with always gave me a sense of happiness....   [tags: Personal Essays] 314 words
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The Insight of Childhood - Growing up on a mid-west farm in the "Heartland" of Wisconsin continues to provide me with fond memories, strong morals, and simple beliefs. It was living a life with an obtainable means, working and playing as a family unit, and a casual demeanor that would entice even the average person, some of these things so many people have long forgotten. To wake up each morning to the sunrise, to lie in bed and listen to all the activity and the hustle and bustle, knowing that today, like any other day, will become a challenge that is unexplainable....   [tags: Personal Essays, descriptive] 314 words
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From Slavery to Surgery - Captivity, bondage, restraint, subjugation, and slavery. These words all mean one thing, enslaving someone against their will. Slavery was an episode in history that scarred, many African men, women and children. Slavery tore families apart, shattered dreams, and left African’s feeling shameful and hopeless. Today in our society racism still lies in it’s little secret places. People judge others by skin color all the time, sometimes without even realizing it. African American’s still think of slavery when it is brought up, but some approach it with a bitter sense, that talking about slavery now will do nothing....   [tags: College Admissions, Personal Narrative] 317 words
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Effects of Skipping Class - Do you konw students who skip class because they are tired. Do you have friends who don't come to class because they don't have last nights homework. Do you have a girlfriend or boyfriend who will skip class to go to the mall. Many students who skip class do not have valid reasons. Skipping class is pointless when you have to pay for it. Students are wasting their money by skipping class. Many students skip class for various reasons, but they don't realize the consequences of missing class such as they may miss valuable information, get a zero on an assignment, or fail the class....   [tags: Personal Essays, Truancy] 317 words
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Marketing - Marketing The first thing I noticed when I entered the soda isle was the colors. Reds, Greens, and blues seem to be the main ones, but it was speckled with browns and shades of silver. The Pepsi blue caught my attention right away, but that is probably because it has become my favorite color. Out of habit, I immediately began looking for the familiar "bonus buys" symbols. The store had labeled all coca-cola products on sale. I find that to be disappointing, as it means I will purchase coca-cola, even though I prefer Pepsi products....   [tags: Informative, Personal Experience] 322 words
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Accomplishments - During my life I had some accomplishments. But, I will tell you the truth I cannot call them as my great accomplishments. At this point of my life I had the two greatest events. My first event was my high school graduation. The second event, which was the biggest and the most unforgettable was my wedding day. First event that I accomplished was when I got my high school diploma. Even though finishing high school was not an easy task for me, those days were the best moments of my life. I always knew that if I would finish high school and then hold the diploma in my hands I would always make my parents and of course feel very proud....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Informative] 323 words
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Free College Admissions Essays: I.T. and Me - I.T. and Me I decided to take the I.T route in my future plans because I have many interests in I.T and especially the Multimedia field. To me information technology in the form of communication is vital. I particularly find interest when technology is in the form of entertainment and advertising. I have a healthy interest with the Internet and the World Wide Web, multimedia technology and design cater for this. A large piece of the courses I chose show great effort in teaching the World Wide Web and Web design, this tells me there are others who share the view and understand the importance of this entity....   [tags: Technology, Personal Narrative] 324 words
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Key to Success when You Buy Websites - Key to Success when You Buy Websites Reprinted with permission of VotanWeb.com As a result of the years I have dedicated to VotanWeb, I receive a lot of email from website buyers asking my advice on a variety of topics. A common question is “Which type of online markets exhibit the greatest success rate?” The answer is very simple. Success rates between various markets are about equal. To make it perfectly clear, website success depends on the owner, not the market. The issue of website success has been studied extensively by the Small Business Administration, other government economists, and economists in the private sector....   [tags: Technology, Personal Narrative] 324 words
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What Is a Friend? - We all have people in our lives that we consider to be friends of ours. However, what is a friend. Are there different levels to a friendship. How do you know what kind of friendship you have with different people in your life. There are many things that we consider before choosing friends and at what level you want that friendship to be at or go to. I feel that there are four main groups of friends in my life. The first group is what I consider to be acquaintance friends. This group is basically made up of those people that you talk to, that you get along with....   [tags: Philosophy, Personal Experience] 325 words
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Experiencing Family Deaths - Having a couple of deaths in the family during a young age can really affect a child. Whatever the child has seen in his/her early childhood life, will always stay with him/her for the rest of their lives. It has a lot of effect on the brain. If the child is brought up in a house where there is a lot of violence, the child will most definitely carry that some attitude to his/her life when they grow up. I was brought up in a family where I had to experience a lot of deaths in the family and of loved ones....   [tags: Personal Essays, Dealing with Loss, Grief] 317 words
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College Admissions Essay: My Temporary Disability - My Temporary Disability "Go!" I was ahead of the others after clearing the first hurdle when something distracted me. I lost my concentration and didn't see the next hurdle. At the last second I attempted to jump over it. I was going too fast and hit the hurdle. My arms got caught beneath me when I landed. I immediately knew something was wrong. I was seeing white, but pushed myself up and finished the race. I was drifting in and out of consciousness on the way to the hospital. A nurse and some assistants put me on a stretcher, and carried me into the emergency room....   [tags: Personal Experience, Narratives, Sports, Disabili] 323 words
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Free College Admissions Essays - Mark Twain Changed My Life - Mark Twain Changed My Life Sometime before I reached high school, I formed the habit of blindly accepting any explanation of anything that someone gave to me, not forming any opinions before I had the information spoon-fed to me. Everything changed after I picked up a copy of "Mark Twain's Best" at my library book sale. One of the stories featured was "The Mysterious Stranger," a tale of a group of boys who meets someone who calls himself Satan. The story completely compelled me. All my life I had been taught that we had either been exploded into existence by an improbable bang, or molded into creation by a supreme Deity....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Twain, Personal Experience] 324 words
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Trading Legal Pads for Chalkboards - Trading Legal Pads for Chalkboards Mr. Kutner is often questioned about his decision to become an educator. After graduating from Cornell with a degree in political science, he postponed his plans for law school in order to teach for a few years. During those few years, Mr. Kutner managed to fall in love with teaching and he developed a passion for this profession which is expressed on a daily basis. Not only is he an incredible teacher, but he is a role model for each of his students.I have been lucky enough to be a student of Mr....   [tags: College Admissions Essays, Education, Personal Na] 318 words
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Destinos - Spanish Essay - Todos tipos de relaciones requieren mucho trabajo y consideracion de todos personas envueltas. Cada individual encuentra ciertas characteristicas y personalidades mas agradable que otros. Si tres personas ponen su mismas en pie, en una fila y buscan por companeros probablemente cada persona encuentra una gente ideal. Alguna gentes considiera estar en un relacion con una persona que esta muy bonita. Otro personas desea solamente estar con un otro persona del mismo etnio. Y todavia otra persona esta buscando a una companera piense de un matrimonio igual a negocio....   [tags: Spanish Essay] 287 words
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Solow's Neo-Classical Model - Solow's Neo-Classical Model The neo-classical growth model assumes that the economy converges towards a steady-state rate of growth. Given a neo-classical production function: Y=A×F(K, N) Assuming a constant rate of labor force growth (DN/N=n) and no technical progress (DA/A=0) then in a steady state rate of growth of output (DY/Y) equals rate of population growth which implies there is no growth in per capita income unless technical progress takes place. A critical difference between the Harrod-Domar model and the neoclassical growth model lies in the effect the savings rate has on growth rates....   [tags: Economics] 286 words
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Population Explosion - Population Growth is the Result of a Balance Between Biotic Potential and Environmental Resistance Population growth may be defined as the increase in the number of individuals in a population. In general a population will tend to increase in number when the available resources are greater than that required by the members of the population present at that particular time. As long as resources are available, every population has the tendency to grow exponentially. Biotic Potential: The term biotic potential refers to the highest rate of reproduction possible for a population under ideal conditions, (conditions where birth rate reaches its theoretical maximum)....   [tags: Papers, social] 316 words
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Addison's Use of The Spectator to Influence Opinions - Addison's Use of The Spectator to Influence Opinions During the eighteenth century the periodical joined its readership into a union of collective thoughts with the ability to influence the political, social and financial world around them. In the periodical Spectator No. 69, Joseph Addison creates a persona that reveals a new diverse society of merchants who created the Royal Exchange and who rivaled the powers of Parliament and past Monarchies over the British domains....   [tags: Sociology] 312 words
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Down Syndrome - Down Syndrome Down syndrome is not difficult to diagnose, doctors realize physical characteristics of those with Down syndrome in the delivery room. Although these characteristics have no functional or behavioral significance, questions are normally asked about Down syndrome. Parents do not normally see a resemblance between their child an a child with Down syndrome. Mere appearance does not affect the child’s behavior at all. Though physical symptoms are visual markers of other conditions that may impact the child’s development....   [tags: Informative] 306 words
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Analysis of the Soliloquy "To be, or not to be" in William Shakespeare's Hamlet - In William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Act III, Scene I, the title character, Hamlet, performs his most famous soliloquy, started “To be, or not to be….” This speech comes in the midpoint of the main action of the play. In the conclusion of Act II, Hamlet purveyed a more rational attitude and outlook, and this soliloquy contradicts such a persona. He seems to have reverted to his dark, contemplative state. The opening, and most famous line of this soliloquy, “To be, or not to be…,” suggests death or possible suicide; however, the subsequent lines pose the two courses of action which he, or one, may take in life....   [tags: William Shakespeare, Hamlet] 273 words
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Imperialism and Its Effects - Imperialism is the policy by which one country takes control of the land of another region. The Age of Imperialism lasted from 1870 to 1914. The development of imperialism mirrors that of industrialization. This is because the two reflect growth and progress. The US was more focused on competing for resources and new markets during this era. Concerns for the US were the economic situations of the Pacific and Caribbean, along with the strategic importances of these areas. Imperialism was inevitable with the growth of industry....   [tags: History Essay] 302 words
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The Modern World and Philosophy - The Modern World and Philosophy The modern world is considered to be the time from the Renaisance (late 15th to 16th century) to the end of the 19th century. Many changes took place during these times. We first see a change in the Division of Philosophy. We see the Medieval Theopocentric views change to an anthropocentric view and monotheism to humanism. Much focus was now placed on humans. We looked to ourselves as the root source of all the values that are important to us. The knowledge that the human gathers is very powerful....   [tags: Papers] 315 words
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Unilever - SWOT Analysis - · A powerful strategy- The path to growth strategy has strengthened the companies focus around it’s leading brands, Restructuring has produced savings of $3.4 billion, · Strong Brand name/ image of products- A wide range of leading brands in its products portfolio such as; Dove soaps and shampoo, Lipton teas, Slim-fast, Ben and Jerry’s ice-cream. · Market Share · Alliances/Acquisitions- · The acquisition of Ben and Jerry’s ice-cream · The acquisition of Best foods · The Acquisition of Slim-fast has resulted in entering a new industry Weaknesses · Sales Growth Decreasing · Underperforming product · Disadvantage of having a multicountry strategy-- · Revenue · Debt Opportunity · Developing Slim-fast · New industry · Expanding into new geographic markets-more countries, like Europe, where the weight loss/management trend is also taking hold....   [tags: Business] 224 words
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Rainforest Destruction and Sociological Effects - The natural resource of wood is being used at an unsustainable rate, with minimal effort to change societal views on the depletion of this valuable natural resource. Much of the wood we use today comes from old-growth tropical forests, and in many regions it is harvested illegally. Recently in England, it was revealed that the major department store, Marks&Spencers, made much of its garden furniture out of Nyato wood which was logged illegally from Indonesian rainforests. Looking at this problem from a micro-level orientation, we can clearly see how the actions of individuals in both Britain and Indonesia affect one another....   [tags: Sociology] 314 words
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The Mustard Seed - The Mustard Seed In the parable of the mustard seed it is necessary to understand that Christ is comparing the Kingdom of Heaven not with the mustard seed, which is significant in size but with the ultimate process of its growth, when it turns into a big bushy tree, in whose branches flocks of birds find shelter. Birds are a metaphor that stands for the peoples of the world of God, who will find shelter (be saved) in the Church of Christ which was to be founded. The mustard seed, in appearance dead and insignificantly small, the least of all seeds....   [tags: The Bible] 268 words
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Language Analysis of "The Canonization" by John Donne - Voltaire's Candide captures the extremes of human suffering, providing a disparaging account of what many of us would deem an unbearable cross to carry. While the author's message was not to glorify his characters for their resilience, the reader will clearly feel humbled after learning of the intense suffering that Candide and friends endure. In particular, it is the story of the old woman, who perhaps best explains the spirit of the characters, when she says 'A hundred times I wanted to kill myself, but I always loved life more.' Considering that she has been raped repeatedly and essentially gone from riches to rags, her passion for life should remain unquestioned....   [tags: European Literature] 276 words
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Critical Analysis of Tintern Abbey - Wordsworth renews traditional themes through the device of characterisation. In Lyttelton's "Lucinda", his female character Lucinda "simply completes a definition of the good life, whereas Wordsworth's Dorothy offers a link with the past." The presence of a loved companion is linked to the stability and love that the poet feels for nature. "However, where Cowper is quiet in his sincerity, Wordsworth is much more earnest in his plea for Dorothy." Renewal for Wordsworth means a renewal of passionate emotions and a strong sense of loyalty to the landscape, as seen in his poem Tintern Abbey....   [tags: Poetry Analysis] 279 words
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Temperamental Contributions to the Development of Social Behavior - The comprehensive research conducted by Jerome Kagan was very interesting but extremely complex regarding the temperamental concepts that contributed to the development of social behavior. I was surprised to learn that based on Freud’s psychoanalysis minds were turned “away from a temperamental category of person who was especially vulnerable to acquiring a symptom to a category of environment that produced systems. The adjective fearful became a continuous dimension on which any person could be placed” (p.377)....   [tags: Jerome Kagan] 289 words
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Markets for Technology - Licensing tends to be chosen in a distant market, when the market share of the licensor is small and when the downstream market is significantly competitive. Market for technology provokes effective internal management and organization of companies’ intellectual property. On the other hand, for small firms, markets for technology increase the usefulness of strategies based on specialization of such firms in technology development. They do not need to incur expensive and shaky investments in downstream assets and can profit from their research even if they lack the complementary assets....   [tags: Marketing] 303 words
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Molybdenum - Molybdenum is a transition metal. It is represented by the symbol Mo. It is a pure metal that is is silverish white in color and very hard, and has one of the highest melting points of all pure elements at 4753 °F. Its boiling point is 8382 °F. Its density is 10280 kg/m3 and its hardness is 5.5. It has a molar volume of 9.38 ×10-6 m3/mol. Molybdenum has an atomic weight of 95.94 amu. Its atomic number is 42. The atomic radius is 145 pm and the covalent radius is 145 pm also. Its electron configuration is [Kr]4d^5 5s^1....   [tags: Chemistry Essay] 309 words
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Aaron Copeland - Aaron Copland was born on November 14, 1900 in New York City. His musical works ranged from ballet and orchestral music to choral music and movie scores. For the better part of four decades Aaron Copland was considered the premier composer of 20th Century American Music. Copland learned to play piano from an older sister. By the time he was fifteen he had decided to become a composer. His first composing steps included a correspondence course. In 1921 Copland traveled to Paris to attend the newly founded music school for Americans at Fontainebleau....   [tags: Biography] 311 words
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Censoring Our Students - “Students do not shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gates.” --Justice William Brennan For many years it has been debated whether students have the same amendment rights as any other person in the world. Many would say that they do not. They would say that by taking away those state given rights they are protecting the students from being exposed to negative things. Unfortunately the only thing that is being accomplished by this overprotection is the lack of understanding of the world they will soon be facing....   [tags: Argumentative, Legal Issues, Social Issues] 321 words
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My Work Will Benefit Future Generations - Because my activities and academic work exemplify the criteria set by your organization, I should be selected for the I. M. Bright College Scholarship. My accomplishments and activities attest to my scholastic ability, intellectual potential, personal integrity, and enthusiasm for learning. With all "A's" in school and a 1580 SAT score, I set no personal limits on my future endeavors. At both the Governor's School in the Sciences and Johns Hopkins University, I worked with students who were also valedictorians and proven leaders....   [tags: Free College Admissions Essays] 300 words
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Exercise for Better Health - Exercise for Better Health Webster's dictionary defines exercise as bodily activity for the sake of health. Many people in today's society are health conscious. They know that if you exercise you will be helping the body feel better. It will also improve your health. This article explains the benefits of regular exercise. WebMD states that regular physical activity can help the body maintain, repair, and improve itself. Coronary Heart Disease is one of the leading problems for most African Americans....   [tags: Health, Fitness] 309 words
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The Causes of Cancer - The Causes of Cancer Cancer is the number one killer in America today.We can say the known causes of cancer are radiation,sunlight,pollution,cigarette smokingand improper diets.I will explain the major causes of cancer,but before I proceed let me define the term "cancer."To be defined cancer is an abnormal,uncontrolled growth of cells that can spread beyond their natural boundaries to other parts of the body.Cancers can develop in numerous parts of the body. The importance of radiation as a cause of cancer has been recognized for many years.Exposure to toxic levels of radiation produces genetic damage,and since the genes control cell behavior this can lead either to cancer or cell death,depending upon the dose.the most common type of cancer which is caused by radiation is known as leukemia.Another type of cancer caused by raidiation is ,cancer of the white blood cells....   [tags: Papers] 314 words
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Emotions Associated With Aging - Emotions Associated With Aging Admittedly, as we age, our physical and mental capabilities may deteriorate. This is not to be a cause for concern- it happens to everyone and is part of the miracle of life. Instead, we must celebrate the process of growing old. Popular culture tries to tell us that the elderly are a burden, and often we accept this view and put them away in nursing homes, forgetting them until it is convenient to visit....   [tags: Albom, Tuesdays With Morrie] 318 words
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Water Logging - What is it. Waterlogging is the lower in land productivity through the rise in groundwater close to the soil surface, and also where the water table rises above the surface. The raised water table results in the soils becoming waterlogged and air spaces in the soil are filled with water, and plant roots, in effect, suffocate from the lack of oxygen, limiting plant growth in those areas. Where does it occur. Water logging occurs where bad irrigation methods are used and in poorly drained soils where water can't penetrate deeply....   [tags: Environmental, Informative, ] 323 words
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Technology and Capitalist Control - Technology and Capitalist Control The evolvement of technology from in the past to today has changed drastically. There are things that people used to do for jobs that they can not do because of the evolution of machinery. These machines do exactly the same thing as what the worker would do but in only half the time. These evolutions of technology are not just with machinery; it has also evolved in other areas such as electrical, chemical, and other physical forces. These tools of machinery that society uses has only happened because of the growth of scientific principles....   [tags: Technology Evolution, Informative] 324 words
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Thalassemia - Thalassemia Over 2,000,000 American's are carriers of the genetic trait for Thalassemia, a fatal blood disease. It is also the most common single gene disorder in the world. This disease which prevents normal hemoglobin production in the blood, is curently uncurable, and until recently only let its victim live no longer then the first decade of their life. Thalassemia is a serious genetic disease that afflicts children and adults all around the world. In order to understand Thalassemia, one must understand the physiolgy of blood....   [tags: Health, Medicine, Informative] 325 words
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