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Assessment of Product: The Refrigerator - Customer Expectation for a product changes from one customer to another and so does the definition of quality. In case of a refrigerator there isn’t a product that could satisfy every customers need therefore manufactures have to target their products in different segments. Even if the product caters for a certain customers need, it wouldn’t stop a rival company from bringing new features that customers never imagined and now customers have changed their quality definition. When assessing the quality of a product it is important to understand the thought process of a customer as sales are generated through them....   [tags: Consumer Issues]
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History of the Refrigerator - History of the Refrigerator Back in time a long time ago, around 500 B.C. the Egyptians and Indians made ice on cold nights by setting water out in earthenware pots and keeping the pots wet. In the 18th century England, servants collected ice in the winter and put it into icehouses, where the sheets of ice were packed in salt, wrapped in strips of flannel and stored underground to keep them frozen until summer. Before the refrigerator or "ice box" was introduced people used snow and ice to keep their food cool, which was either found locally or brought down from the mountains....   [tags: Papers] 1188 words
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Top Refrigerator Brands in India 2013 - Top Refrigerator Brands in India 2013 Technology has brought many changes even in the home appliances. Nowadays we get a good variety and range of choices based on its functions, size, space and power consumption. Refrigerator too is a product that has become a necessity in every house and is no longer a luxury item. Here too manufacturers are making fridges trying to give maximum comfort with lesser work to the customers. We get different sizes with different features like frost free, double door, direct cool....   [tags: technology, appliances, model] 622 words
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Notes Left on the Refrigerator: "This is just to say” by William Carlos Williams - “This is just to say” by William Carlos Williams is a short poem about a person telling another person that he/she ate his/her breakfast plums and that he/she is sorry. This poem looks like a note left on the refrigerator for a roommate, a family member or a lover to see. This particular style of the poem is what mostly grabbed my attention. This poem is clear and direct. The simple ness if this poem left me confused at first. In the entire poem only the words “I” and “Forgive” are capitalized. The author maybe chose to capitalize “I” because he was trying to give importance to the fact that he did it, like taking responsibility for his actions....   [tags: This is just to say, William Carlos Williams, poet] 735 words
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To Dance at The Palais Royale by Janet McNaughton - To Dance at the Palais Royale written by Janet McNaughton, is an exciting historical fiction novel that follows Agnes Maxwell on her adventures in the big city of Toronto. McNaughton’s novel is an accurate description of the technology available and fashion trends of the late 1920s. She includes many details in her novel such as the refrigerator, which was accurately described. McNaughton incorporates the use of the Victrola, a popular phonograph used in the 1920s and Agnes Maxwell has the chance to wear a beautiful dancing dress typical of the time period....   [tags: refrigerator, victrola, agnes maxwell]
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The Physics of Cooling Techniques - There are many reasons for wanting to cool things, but whatever the reason, the Second Law of Thermodynamics dictates that cooling something will take effort (sorry, no spontaneously cool sodas). Different techniques have been developed to address this issue, each having its own limitations and ideal uses. The most commonly used method of cooling is with vapor-compression cycles, because it is fairly easy to construct a cooling device employing this method and the cost is low. In fact, conventional refrigerators use this method of cooling to keep your leftovers and drinks chilled....   [tags: thermodynamics physics refrigerator] 2370 words
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The Refrigirator and Today's Technology - The Refrigirator and Today's Technology Technology is omnipresent in our world. People often equate this saturation of technology to an increase in the standard of living, rarely, however, do they dissect the effects of specific technologies on fundamental behavior, like eating, sleeping and interacting with others. To explore the direct and indirect effects of a specific "advancement" is to uncover how and why people, Americans more specifically, have been converted from their puritanical ways to consumers, and what careers have been sacrificed for the goal of a supposed increase in luxury and free time....   [tags: Research Essays]
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Observations From Both Sides Of The Refrigerator Door - Book By Robert Fulghum Report by (Your Name Here) Uh-Oh was written by Robert Fulghum, it is 244 pages long and was published by Villard Books. This book is a collection of small stories pertaining to the life of the author, and also his opinions, thoughts, and philosophies. There are no specific characters that are through the book except the author. This is not a novel, but yet it does continue some of the ideas written in his previous books, All I Really Need To Know I Learned In Kindergarten and It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It....   [tags: essays research papers] 445 words
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Development of Refrigeration and its Affect on Society - For much of the modern day world, refrigeration has taken on a very big role in everyday life for the average person. Many advances in the technology of refrigeration have occurred over the last couple hundred years. These advances helped to make daily human life easier through cooling, storing, and conserving food as well as other goods. However, much of the history that went into creating this common household appliance is overlooked and undervalued by those who have access to it every day. Household refrigerators have only been around for about 100 years; however, the idea of refrigeration dates all the way back to the Romans who used an evaporative cooling system with terracotta pots to...   [tags: refrigeration, advances, technology]
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Vapour-Compression Refrigeration System - The first working vapour-compression refrigeration system in the world which operated on a closed cycle as to run continuously wasn’t built until 1834 by American expatriate to Great Britain Jacob Perkins. Until this point, ice houses or natural sources of cold (snow, cold lakes) were used to provide cool storage for most of the year. In 1856 James Harrison built the first practical vapour compression refrigeration system, His prototype was built in 1851 on the banks of the Barwon River and his first commercial ice-making machine followed in 1854....   [tags: ice, freezer, hydrogen, low temperatures]
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Refrigeration - Refrigeration Refrigeration is defined as “The process of removing heat from an enclosed space, or from a substance, to lower its pressure.” (First website given in bibliography) In simpler terms, it is removing heat from states of matter in order to keep them cooler. The basic need for refrigeration is to cool food and beverages, as they often get spoilt if the temperature is high. Before actual refrigerators and other such mechanical systems were introduced, it was very common for people to cool their food with ice and snow....   [tags: Papers] 646 words
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Case Report On Nestle Refrigerated Foods - Case Report On Nestle Refrigerated Foods Introduction The case illustrates the various studies and market researches done for the introduction of refrigerated pizza to the refrigerated food category product in the U.S. markets by Nestle Refrigerated Food Company (NRFC) in the year 1990 while in the late 1980s the company has successfully captured this category by introducing refrigerated pasta and sauces in the markets which improved the shelf life of the earlier selling products in the U.S markets The company believes in purchasing small local brands and there facilities to enter the new markets and then invest in there up gradation to make their products compete at the national and...   [tags: Business Market Analysis] 1410 words
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Funding for the Heating, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Technician Department - Funding for the Heating, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Technician department has come available to conduct a research study and a request was made to present three different research study possibilities before conducting a full research proposal. Problem Statement At a local community college, adults of both genders and between the ages of 17-65 with diverse work experience as well as different ethnic backgrounds, entering into the career field of air conditioning and heating must take the “Refrigeration Principles” class before any advanced courses of instruction offered in refrigeration and heating....   [tags: heating, technician, air conditioning]
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Enormous Waste of Food While People Starve - ... But fortunately, with the advance technology and resources we have today, there are a multiple solutions that can help decrease the amount of wasted food in the world. Solution 1 - FreshPaper One low-tech aid called FreshPaper have the ability extend the shelf life of produce by two to four times. FreshPaper consists of large square sheets infused with organic antifungal and antibacterial herbs and spices which preserves produces for a much longer time period. Kavita Shukla, an Indian American, developed the patented product based on tea recipes she have learned from her grandmother in India....   [tags: refrigeration, fresh-tec, farmers] 585 words
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How to Handle a Broken Air Conditioning Repair Information - ... {What Should I Do If My Air Conditioner Quits Working?|How to Handle a Broken AC|Air Conditioning Repair Information} {If you've even had a broken air conditioner in the middle a hot summer, you know you'll be miserably hot and out of money.|When your air conditioner breaks down during a heat wave, it can be a sinking feeling when you realize you'll need costly repairs while sweltering in the process.|If you have a broken air conditioner and you aren't sure how to keep cool while waiting for repairs or replacement, read on for more tips and information.} {There are many ways to keep your house cool while you wait for repairs, but you might have to spend some money in the meantime to kee...   [tags: refrigeration mechanics] 1102 words
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How To Build a Professional Beer Tap System - If you are tired of blowing all your cash at your local beer tavern, maybe it’s time to learn how to build a professional beer tap system. Make it yourself, right in your very own old refrigerator. It’s not difficult to become the brew-master of your domain by building a beer tap right through the fridge’s front door. However, before doing any drilling, make sure it is unplugged. Here’s what you will need to be able to build a professional beer tap system from the luxury of your own kitchen. Working refrigerator Regulator and CO2 tank Surgical tubing for CO2 and beer lines One to four taps Couplers Draft spigot (s) Draft spigot handle Drip tray Shank Door spacer Drill Crescent wrench Pencil...   [tags: Instructional Essay, Process Essay, How To Essay] 510 words
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Marketing Research - Marketing Research 1) According to Consumer Reports the four main competitors of Bosch are: General Electric, Amana, Kenmore, and Whirlpool. 2) General Electric is the top seller in the refrigerator market with a market share of 33%. Following close behind is Whirlpool with 25% of the market. According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis there was over $30 billion spent of kitchen appliances last year. 3) Refrigerators are one of the most universally used products in the world today. They bring a great deal of convinance to the home and are essential to live our everyday lives....   [tags: Free Essays] 402 words
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Description of Rotary compressors - Rotary compressors have shown to have a good mechanical performance with quieter and smoother operation, thus are widely used in many applications. However, the critical factors affecting the overall efficiency of the compressors are mainly the mechanical losses. Friction losses in rotary compressors do not only reduce the mechanical efficiency, but also reduce the reliability and life-span of the compressor, (Teh and Ooi, 2009c). In most of the rotary compressors, sliding components usually possess high relative velocities hence high friction which limits their mechanical performance....   [tags: refrigeration, scroll compressor, rolling piston]
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Analysis of Life Maganize Advertisements - The advertisements in Life magazine create a certain deception of women in the early 1950’s and give a message about class. Women are portrayed in a flattering way and are shown to be content with their lives. However, the magazine advertisements, in their sexist nature, give off the message that women are meant to be secluded from anything that is not related to domestic work, creating the female housewife stereotype. Constantly women are shown in advertisements relating to appliances, cleaning, and being a good wife....   [tags: women, work, housewife, dream] 945 words
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The Importance of Fruit in a Well-Balanced Diet - An apple a day keeps the doctors away. Is that cliché really that far off. Actually, no; that statement holds truth. Everybody knows the importance of fruit as a part of a well-balanced diet, but most people do not know just how good fruit is for health. Not only does fruit aid in good physical health, but it also provides benefits for good mental health. Fruit makes weight loss more efficient and heightens brain functions. Eating a healthy amount of fruit improves the ability for the body to lose weight....   [tags: Nutrition]
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Investigating Bacteria Growth on the Thawing of Meat - LITERATURE REVIEW: INVESTIGATING BACTERIAL GROWTH IN THE THAWING OF MEAT: What are bacteria. Mostly we think of bacteria as germs but bacteria are microorganisms, which are tiny little living beings - which are not plants or animals. They have a classification group all by themselves. Bacteria falls under the group called Prokaryotes. They consist of a single-cell. They are so small and tiny that you would have to look through a microscope to see them. Bacteria are everywhere they are in the bread you eat, the soil that plants grow in, and even inside of you....   [tags: temperature, defrost, food poisoning] 1000 words
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How to Prepare Food With Cleanliness - Preparation of food/products To prevent contamination such as microbes, physical and chemical hazards and to prevent the rapid growth of harmful microbes that may already be present in food. Areas for preparation must always be clean and sanitised before and after use. Personal hygiene practices are followed. Fruit and Vegetables The outer skin is cleaned thoroughly under running water before use and cutting as well as serving to reduce any chemicals that may be present on the fruit or vegetables....   [tags: sanitary, contamination, storage] 1730 words
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Winter Produce Guide - Winter Produce Guide Most people think that winter could prevent us from enjoying fresh fruits and vegetables, but this is definitely a false assumption. Some crops are stored in the old-fashioned way to keep it available even during winter. Cold weather crops on the other hand are on its best quality during the colder months and they can be bought in farmers market and produce section of supermarkets. Make sure to include these fresh produce in your next meal preparation. Ginger This underground rhizome plant is harvested from August to November and are readily available through cold storage until February....   [tags: crops, farmers market, antioxidants] 635 words
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The Tradition of Thanksgiving - No fruitful information On the edge of winter comes November, re-introducing early evenings, brisk air and leafless trees but, before the dormancy of winter settles in, the annual compensation of Thanksgiving brings families and friends together to celebrate life with food...   [tags: November, Family, Food] 815 words
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The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, by Sherman Alexie - In the short stories “A Drug Called Tradition,” “The Approximate Size of My Favorite Tumor,” and “The Only Traffic Signal on the Reservation Doesn’t Flash Red Anymore” collected in The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven, author Sherman Alexie uses humor to reflect the life on the Spokane Reservation. In “A Drug Called Tradition,” the story starts with a joke by having Thomas sit down inside a refrigerator in response to Junior’s comment as to why the refrigerator is empty. The Indians are having a party hosted by Thomas, who gets a lot of money from a corporation for leasing some of his land....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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Masculine and Feminine Perspectives in Virginia Woolf's To The Lighthouse - Masculine and Feminine Perspectives in To the Lighthouse       Although subjectivity and objectivity are both constantly at work in today's society, the two concepts have opposite meanings.  We can categorize subjectivity as a quality that dominates the female persona, whereas objectivity is clearly the tool of the male.  Woolf represents these two opposing views in the form of characters.  During the course of a conversation concerning the weather, Mr. Ramsay and Mr. Tansley completely sever logic from emotion and concentrate only on the facts surrounding the matter.  They believe that life can be empirically cut up into millions of facts and truths.  Mrs....   [tags: To The Lighthouse Essays]
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Quantum Computing: Breakthrough of the Future - Innovation is the breakthrough to the future. There is a enormous amount of information us humans do not know. How can we solve these unknown answers. The biggest solution is, quantum computing. This is how quantum computers work, how they are made, how a person can program a quantum computer, and how it will change our future as we know it. How a Quantum Computer Works: Old School vs. New School The first conventional computers that were introduced were these big towers of switches, transistors, and buttons....   [tags: Innovation, Technology, Computers]
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Materialism in The Dharma Bums and Goodbye, Columbus - Materialism in The Dharma Bums and Goodbye, Columbus   Several works we have read thus far have criticized the prosperity of American suburbia. Jack Kerouac's The Dharma Bums, Philip Roth's Goodbye, Columbus, and an excerpt from Lawrence Ferlinghetti's poem "A Coney Island of the Mind" all pass judgement on the denizens of the middle-class and the materialism in which they surround themselves. However, each work does not make the same analysis, as the stories are told from different viewpoints....   [tags: Dharma Bums Essays]
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Peltier’s Effect in Theromdynamic Cooling - THERMOELECTRIC COOLING In thermoelectric cooling Peltier’s effect is used to cause heat flux between the junctions of different types of materials. A Peltier heater/cooler transfers heat from one side of the device to the other by consuming electrical energy. This device is also known as a Peltier device, Peltier heat pump, solid state refrigerator, or thermoelectric cooler (TEC). Since there are more economical and easy ways of achieving cooling, Peltier’s devices are mostly used for cooling purposes....   [tags: temperature, energy, thermoelectric] 882 words
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A D-train Passenger Views Outside - A D-train Passenger Views Outside The passenger realizes as the light of the sunset passes through the gaps in the skyscrapers that what he sees is good. The glittering reddish sky slowly disappears as the clouds fly; the train descends as the view passes by into the darkness of the underground. It is a scene most of us will encounter if we ever take the New York subway over the Manhattan Bridge at sunset. Many times I have seen this panorama, but it still does not fail to capture me, to draw me away from my book, and to the window....   [tags: Land Beauty Essays] 1319 words
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Mark Haddon's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Society has labelled mothers with autistic or schizophrenic children as a ‘refrigerator mother’ or a ‘refrigerator parent’. In ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” written by Mark Haddon, Christopher’s mother, can easily fall into the ‘refrigerator mother’ stereotype because she is not able to cope with the responsibility of having a son with Asperger syndrome. Haddon also focuses on the every day struggles that people with Asperger’s or Autism face. However, disabilities come in many forms, and are partly genetic, they can also have a significant environmental aspect like mother care....   [tags: autistic/schizophrenic children, story analysis]
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The Use of Symbolism in The Paring Knife by Michael Oppenheime - ... Upon the finding of the paring knife under the refrigerator, the narrator, tells us that he/she had “since forgotten about it”. The paring knife held that separation that they had encountered that particular night yet had until now been remembered. This contributes to the plot of what their relationship went through . Furthermore,the paring knife symbolizes the initiation of their disconnection.The narrator explains that the night they fought , they must of “overlooked the knife”. When the author talks about the overlooking of the paring knife, this symbolizes the need to oppress the event that placed them in a distant state of mind that culminated to their unspoken separation they wen...   [tags: disconnection, conflict, relationship] 735 words
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Bettelheim and the Psychology of Children - Bettelheim and the Psychology of Children As one of the most controversial nonfiction writers of the 20th century, Bruno Bettelheim studied and developed theories of the effects of fairy tales on the mind of children. Bettelheim, a renowned child psychologist and a controversial writer of treatments of autism, stirred controversy through his life, especially through his famous “refrigerator mother” theory of the development of autism in children. However, he is mostly connected with his book The Uses of Enchantment, in which he described the link between the development of a child’s mind and the way fairy tales are portrayed....   [tags: Child Psychology] 1902 words
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Food Safety and Food Borne Diseases - According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), food borne diseases cause an estimated 76 million illnesses, 325,000 hospitalizations, and 5,000 deaths in the United States each year. For many students, college is the first time many of you ever had to think about buying your own food or cooking for yourselves. As a result, many students are not educated in proper food safety precautions which can prevent many of these food borne diseases. Storing your food in the proper conditions is the first step in proper food safety....   [tags: Exploratory Essays] 658 words
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Flipping A House: Real Estate Strategy - 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: Flooring, Appliances, Paint] 1005 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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Effect of Temperature on the Time Duration Between the First and the Second Bounce of a Bouncy Ball - ... 2. The dependent variable is the time duration between the first and the second bounces which changes when the temperature is varied.So the measurements of the time duration between the two bounces will change with the temperature. The time duration between the two bouncesis measured with a sound recorder app on an android smart phone that recordsthe sound wave with time during the two bounces. The control variable of height is ensured to be constant by making sure that the ball is dropped from the same height....   [tags: experiment, energy] 3123 words
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Factors Contributing to the Problem of Food Waste - Forty percent is a significant value. It represents four out of ten people, items, or ideas. Sometimes it indicates progress, sometimes it indicates regression. However, there is a specific forty percent that accounts for a big problem that involves all the people on this world. This percentage causes hunger, suffering and death. According to the NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council), of the total food that is produced in the United States, forty percent is thrown away each year. Food is not being properly distributed nor consumed, and the least lucky are paying for it with their lives....   [tags: expiration, spoilage, labels] 738 words
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Use of Humor in Sherman Alexie's Works - In “A Drug Called Tradition,” one function of Alexie’s humor is that it prevents the characters’ pain from intensifying. For example, at the beginning of the story, Alexie starts with humor to mitigate his characters’ pain. After Junior shouts at Thomas, questioning “[h]ow come your fridge is always fucking empty,” Thomas goes inside the refrigerator and sits down, replying Junior “[t]here…It ain’t empty no more,” which makes everyone in the kitchen laugh (Alexie 12). As seen in this example, humor keeps the characters from being depressed and painful in spite of their poverty....   [tags: Pain Alleviation with Comedy]
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The Demand for Electricity in South Africa - Introduction This report is based on the investigation and research on reducing electricity consumption of certain appliances and to improve energy usage at home. The demand for electricity in South Africa is increasing and it is exceeding electricity supply, research has shown that households contribute 15% to the countries total electricity consumption [1]. Efficient energy usage is very critical; electricity can be used very inefficiently in households during peak load times. In order to tackle this problem the country is facing, this report will give a brief analysis on the usage of domestic electrical appliances and the energy they consume and also identifying the household service...   [tags: energy usage, electrical appliances, power]
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Bruno Bettelheim and Psychosocial Development - Bruno Bettelheim and Psychosocial Development The psychological aspect of the human mind is one of the most mysterious and unpredictable entities known to man. Bruno Bettelheim is an Austrian-born American child psychologist and writer that gained international recognition for his blatant views on the psychological development of children. Bettelheim firmly believed that fairy tales contributed to the molding of a child's unconscious and conscious mind, and the child's entire psych as a whole. Furthermore, Bettelheim also believed that fairy tales helped a child in his search for an identity and for a meaning in life....   [tags: Psychology]
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Virgo: The Virgin and Perfectionistic - Virgo, modest and meticulous. Virgoans are also fastidious and perfectionistic. Perfectionistic is not a real word and the first persn to point that out will be a Virgo. Virgo is the lone female of the twelve signs, although there has been some talk about Scorpio. Virgos are emotionally cold but they make wonderful refrigerator sales people, sometimes even evolving into appliances. Remember Virgo NFL star, William Refrigerator Perry. These late summer babes usually conceal their emotions. Still waters run deep or if you prefer, deep bottoms run high....   [tags: romance, expression, star, success] 663 words
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Poverty and Food Shortages - There is a serious development that concerns not only hungry people but all of us. Food is becoming too expensive and food riots are spreading. There were tortilla riots in Mexico when the praise of grain became unaffordable which can happen again. Most countries have been able to feed their own but there is a fear that the millions of the unfed will come across borders to eat. If this happens those with food will battle to keep it from the hungry. Supermarkets will be forced to place armed guards in front of their doors and refrigerators will be padlocked....   [tags: Famine World Hunger] 434 words
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