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Plant Experimental Design - Plant Experimental Design i) PURPOSE: To determine whether added nutrients speed up seed germination. HYPOTHESES: "The plants with the nutrients will grow better." ii) EQUIPMENT: 1. 10 pinto beans 2. 1 500 ml jar 3. distilled water 4. 1 refrigerator 5. liquid plant fertilizer (5-10-5) 6. 1 4 litre plastic milk jug 7. 1 marking pen 8. masking tape 9. paper towels 10. paper towels 11. 2 straight sided drinking glasses 12. 2 sheets of black construction paper 13....   [tags: Natural Science Project] 305 words
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Joke - DIET QUIZIf you answer "yes" to eight or more of these questions, you may want to consider restricting your future calorie intake: * Has your neighborhood grocery store ever offered to send for you with a limo. * After ordering lunch at a fast-food drive-through window, has it ever been delivered to your car on a hand truck. * Within the last month, have you burned out more than two refrigerator bulbs. * Do people often decide to follow you up on the next elevator. * Has your fork ever suddenly come up missing....   [tags: essays research papers] 332 words
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death of a salesman - Capitalism in “Death of a Salesman”, is undermining to the human spirit and human condition. In “Death of a Salesman”, money was the Loman’s biggest issue. That’s is not to say that if he had money it would not have made things better. Willy left home with financial problems, he came home with financial problems. To Willy it was never enough. He never made enough, he wasn’t the man that he portrayed to be to the children. But with Willy it was always his bills, bills, bills....   [tags: essays research papers] 363 words
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My Favorite Room-Personal Narrative - My Favorite Room-Personal Narrative My Recreation room is an excellent place to lounge; it is the den in my home. Where my family can listen to music, or just getaway from the rat race of society. This den offers superior comfort and entertainment. It is a "no work area", which creates a soothing and peaceful environment. This room represents total rest and relaxation for the whole family. My family enjoys the den, because the air is cool with the slight fragrance of lemon pledge. The floors are of very thick soft carpet, for walking or lying....   [tags: Papers] 372 words
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College Admissions Essay: Learning is What I Do Best - Learning is What I Do Best I could tell you a heartfelt, sentimental, poignant story about first seeing a Harvard refrigerator magnet and feeling my first deep emotions stirring somewhere inside my spleen. Or I could meticulously paraphrase the numerous brochures and articles about Harvard that I have perused. Yet another option would be to rent a small airplane and skywrite, "I want to go to Harvard," in colorful pollutants. And I probably would resort to one of these strategies, had I not some real incentives to attend Harvard....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 379 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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Polystyrene Bead Molding - Polystyrene Bead Molding On September 7th and 14th of 2000 my lab partners and I conducted the polystyrene bead molding project. My lab partners are Josh Dick, Mike Ward, and Keith Matlock, and we conducted the procedure in room W126 of the Kansas Technology Center. We were to attempt to make polystyrene bead molds using two different methods. In theory we would be able to perform the bead molding. Theory Polystyrene bead molding can be performed in two ways. One way is to fill the mold 25 to 30 percent full and then applying heat, either boiling water or baking it....   [tags: Free Essays] 409 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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Technology is Good - Technology is scientific developments that aid in problem solving and extend human capabilities. Its purpose is to help mankind, but often it has a negative effect. Guns were developed as a tool to protect oneself by killing the enemy. However, they?re often used for murder and on innocent people. Many more people die from the gun than are protected by it. Is the gun something that is harming the human race. Many argue that it is ?people who kill people?, not guns. Even if there weren?t guns, people would kill each other with different means....   [tags: Computer Science Technology] 435 words
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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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Process of Making a Pumpkin Roll - Process of Making a Pumpkin Roll Thinking back to the holidays that you have experienced as a child, can you remember the mouth-watering smell of pumpkin filling the air. Pumpkin pies and pumpkin rolls are two of the most famous of the pumpkin traditions that can be carried on throughout the years. The pumpkin roll, which tends to be my favorite, can easily be made if you follow the simple instructions that are explained throughout this paper. You have to bake, cool, and fill the roll with its filling, and you will have a total masterpiece....   [tags: Papers] 447 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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Alas, Babylon - Alas, Babylon Essay In the book Alas, Babylon, the author, Pat Frank, discusses the condition of the human race. Mainly, his view differs from others because rather than write about the countries in a nuclear war, he writes about people living in the countries that are involved in that war. His discusses these peoples’ progress, both technological and moral, as well as their use of power. These topics make the book as intriguing as it is to read. Frank, rather than talk about all mankind’s technological advances, talks about how they have hindered man....   [tags: essays research papers] 487 words
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College Costs - Beyond Sticker Shock - Extracurricular College Costs You've probably already calculated tuition bills and costs for room and board. Yet the hidden costs of college — from pizza to airfare, from library fines to laundry money — can easily add up to another $2,000 per year. To get a handle on those extras, you'll want to put together a monthly budget that estimates your costs. Be sure to include: Books: Book costs vary widely, depending on your courses. Call your bookstore to get early warning of book prices for your various classes....   [tags: essays research papers] 497 words
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My Life vs Life of the Poor - The life I now have and the life I am glad I do not have are different in terms of the things I have. I am very thankful that I get to choose the things I want just like someone less fortunate they get to pick through donated items. Despite the fact that most of their items are used they still get what they need. If there is ever anything I need I know there is help out there in the same way as to someone less fortunate. The shelter I have now compared to someone less fortunate is that they both provide safety and privacy in the living environment....   [tags: compare contrast] 502 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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The First Job - The First Day On June 1, 2003 my thinking on life, changed a little bit. It happened to be a Sunday that I didn’t think I would be going to bed at 2:30 P.M. in order to go to work. I got under the cover of my bed and I was out like a light. Once I got into a very deep sleep it was hard to get out of it. I heard my alarm go off, and I didn’t want to get up, but I got up and started to get dressed. I went out in the kitchen and got something to eat and then packed my lunch for the night. On the way to Van Wert, I was getting very intense....   [tags: essays research papers] 523 words
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Microbiology Laboratory: Water Sampling - Firstly, the water sampling procedure must be followed accordingly to avoid re-sampling. That is because if the sample is not taken properly, following the procedure, then contamination of the water samples might occur. When the water samples are to be tested in the laboratory, the result might not be accurate. To do water sampling, the individuals should wash their hands thoroughly first, then wear gloves when collecting the samples. The reason is that to avoid the contamination of water sample and protect the individuals from affected by microbial organisms in the water that might be harmful to humans....   [tags: avoiding contamination, correct labelling] 524 words
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Porter's Five Stores - ... Although all the global brands are strong enough in fast food industries, they cannot feel so comfortably because new entrants can appear with new phenomena. Therefore, to keep this away McDonald’s has to develop strategies as what been said before. Power of Suppliers – Medium Relation with suppliers is one of important aspect in this industry. It is hard to maintain a good relation with different suppliers. As example McDonald’s using service of Coca-Cola for their beverages. So, Coca-cola will supply equipment such as dispenser and refrigerator....   [tags: threat of competitors] 525 words
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Growing Populations Means More Electricity Consumption - Many developed nations are undergoing massive efforts towards lowering the consumption of electricity, an effort that would not be sufficient unless people and industries will continue to use and develop more energy efficient technologies to offset the increased demand for energy due to a growing population. In recent decades our societies became conscious about the need to preserve natural resources and to reduce energy consumption. Shifting from the conventional way of producing electricity to the renewable and sustainable energy generated from wind, solar, geothermal or nuclear, helps to drastically reduce the carbon emissions in the world....   [tags: natural resources, energy, solar] 531 words
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A Progressive Regression on Modern Conveniences - Since the beginning of time, humans have striven to advance and progress themselves. From Eli Whitney’s Cotton Gin to Josephine Cochran’s Automatic Dishwasher, technology has continued to improve the lives of humans worldwide. Inventions like the Kelvinator (an early model of the refrigerator) and William Cullen’s Freezer have brought stability and security to the lives of families. These technological advances, and others like them, have been considered solely progress. However, progress is defined by Webster as: 1) a moving forward or onward 2) development 3) improvement....   [tags: technology, progress, conveniences] 538 words
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Imperfect Society Depicted in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman - Imperfect Society Depicted in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman  Advancements in science throughout this century have led to tremendous advancements in industry.  Advancements in industry, however, have not always led to advancements in living.  For some, society has created mass wealth and enabled a standard of living unparalleled throughout history.  For Willy Loman, society has created only tremendous grief and hardship, aggravated by the endless promise of the good times to come.  For these reasons, Willy’s tragedy is due more to societies flaws than to the numerous flaws in his own character....   [tags: Death of a Salesman] 547 words
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beer - Imagine that you are sitting on your front porch on a sunny summer afternoon and you ask for a nice cold beer. Then out of the blue your friend rifles a nice big keg of beer at you, which in turn knocks you backward off of the porch. Here’s another image to contemplate. A man tries to force a refrigerator door shut. When he finally thinks he has it shut, the door busts off the hinges and a beer keg rolls out. These two ads for Heineken beer in the new keg cans. These ads end with the catchy phrase the keg can can go where regular kegs cannot....   [tags: essays research papers] 547 words
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Wasteful Americans - A major problem in the USA today is the fact that Americans waste a lot. The main focus of this fact is the many different things that we waste, although steps are being made to fix the problem of us wasting so many resources. One thing we waste unfortunately is water. For example, One waste of water is many people take bathes instead of showers. Taking a shower saves water by only using a small amount of the water that is needed, to fill the whole tub. Another waste of water is leaving the water running while doing the dishes....   [tags: Illustration Essay] 551 words
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The Lightbulb - Among all of the inventions created in 1750 -1900, the light bulb was perhaps one of the most effective to the everyday lives of people. Its invention is credited to Thomas Alva Edison, an American inventor and businessman, who created it in 1879. The design of his light bulb was a carbonized filament inside a glass bulb with a screw base. It glowed when an electric current pass through it, possessed high electrical resistance, and lasted a lot longer than previous sources of light had....   [tags: essays research papers] 553 words
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Tardive Dyskinesia and Schizophrenia - Moving Ahead, Another Movement Disorder For many years schizophrenia was thought to be caused by bad parenting, the so-called "refrigerator mother" was to blame. Today there exists much more information on the disorder and the evidence points to the commonly accepted notion of a chemical imbalance in the brain. Unfortunately, many people still confuse schizophrenia with multiple personality disorder when, in fact, the two are separate. Schizophrenia however, deals more with people who simply don't have a firm grip on reality....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]
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Preparing for the Future - The world runs on energy. Without energy society as a whole would be lost; thus it is important to conserve energy today in order to prepare for a better tomorrow. By saving energy there is a lower demand for non renewable resources such as coal, oil, and natural gas. The less fossil fuels that are burned, the lower emission of carbon dioxide is release into the atmosphere which contributes to global warming. Many people believe that in order to conserve energy, they must go without or buy fancy products; however, technology has advanced for the better in means of conserving energy....   [tags: Environment, Energy, Environmental, Fossil Fuel] 580 words
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Types of Vaccines - ... Advantage of using inactivated vaccine is that it never return to it disease creating ability and can stored and carry without refrigeration but the problem with inactivated vaccine is that immune response of inactivated vaccine is weak than other vaccine and not only need multiple dose but also possible undesired reaction may occur. Live (attenuated) vaccine: Attenuated vaccine consists of weak living microbe which weakened in the lab by removing it ability to cause decease. These kind of vaccine are very good for immune system because it function is very similar to nature just one or two doze of vaccine can deliver a longtime immune system in the body but beside all this advantage th...   [tags: microbe, bacteria, immune] 581 words
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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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Rhino Home Builder Company - ... The full kitchen with designer IKEA cabinets includes a sink with water storage and grey water disposal, a cook top fueled by denatured alcohol and ample storage. An optional bathroom with sink, shower and composting toilet is available in the larger Cube size. Containers are fully insulated, weather fire proved. Due to size and portability those container homes can be moved to anywhere, so it is a perfect solution for people living in highly populated areas. This company could easily initiate export of their portable containers to other countries....   [tags: recycling shipping containers from China] 587 words
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Refrigerator Mother Theory - ... Moreover, he states that weak or absent father would likely cause autism, since children would not receive enough paternal love. In both cases, psychiatrists in mid-twentieth century believed that the autism was developed from children not receiving enough love, warmth and care from their parents. Moreover, they believed that good parenting could alleviate children from becoming ASD. Autism and Vaccination. Another postnatal theory is a vaccination theory. Andrew Wakefield published an article in the medical journal, Lancelot, reporting that the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine would trigger the autism spectrum disorder (Godlee, Smith, & Marcovitch, 2011)....   [tags: early infantile autism] 590 words
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My Philosophy as a Teacher - My Philosophy as a Teacher I want that “A” assignment displayed on David’s refrigerator. I want Julie to recount that discussion about Elie Weisel’s Night to her friend on the bus, and I want them to feel enlightened and emotional about it. Years from now, I want to hear Jose tell his son about the class where he realized he wasn’t stupid and could write well. I want him to write a story about it. I haven’t taught a David, a Julie or a Jose yet, but one day I want to have that kind of effect on my students....   [tags: Philosophy of Education Statement Teaching Essays] 590 words
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Dont Judge a Book by the Cover - You Can’t Tell Many people feel that you can tell a lot about a person by observing what they wear and what they eat. This is not the case. Choice of clothing and eating habits, in no way, allow you to pass judgment on a person. Judging people based on these factors is extremely shallow. What one wears and eats in no way depicts character, behavior, or even intelligence. One simply cannot know a person by looking at them and observing what they eat. Such a thought is ridiculous. Instead of looking at clothing and what one is eating, character should be the basis for opinion....   [tags: essays research papers] 601 words
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Etiquette At Work - For most of us these days, having to work is not an option, but a necessity. Struggling to maintain a job and a family can be demanding and stressful. While dealing with everyday chores at home, dinner, homework and other responsibilities, some people think that being at work is like having a break. On the other hand, for a single person, work may be the only social life they have. While using the workplace as an outlet to get away from it all or as a place to socialize, it is important to be aware of actions at work that might annoy your co-workers....   [tags: Etiquette in the Workplace] 603 words
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Watermelons - Watermelons Watermelon is truly one of summertime’s sweetest treats. Watermelons are fun to eat and good for you. Watermelon seeds were brought to this country by African slaves. Today there are more than 100 different varieties of watermelons. The flesh may be red, pink, orange, or yellow. There are seedless varieties and super-sweet round ones that fit nicely into the refrigerator. Watermelon is a tender, warm-season vegetable. Watermelons can be grown in all parts of the country, but the warmer temperatures and longer growing season of southern areas especially favor this vegetable....   [tags: essays research papers] 605 words
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How to Prepare Moistened Chicken - ... Place the chicken on a cookie sheet so it can be in room temperature if the chicken is frozen. Before the chicken is actually baked, the brine needs to be made. Grab a large pot which is available in the kitchen. Pour in half of the vegetable and chicken stock into the pan. Also, add in the cardamom, black peppercorns, dried red peppers, and cinnamon into the same deep pan. Let these ingredients boil in the pan, and stir every 3 minutes so the flavor profile can be consistent. After the brine has reached boiling point, let it simmer for 5 minutes....   [tags: Cooking, Meat, Thaw] 611 words
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Another Canada - When people think of Canada and then compare it to the United States of America, they always tend to think it is similar. At least I did until I started this project. I always thought that Canada was a clone or mirror of America, but I was wrong. About 99.75% of the Canadian people consider ice as something that they use in a drink or something that is always on the road that needs salt. For the rest of the Canadians, ice is a major barrier of life. The ice can be used as a helpful thing to. It could be crafted into a refrigerator....   [tags: essays research papers] 612 words
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Top Refrigerator Brands in India 2013 - ... Some of the features of this brand include ice making, working without stabilizer and vitamin plus. The models come with new blossom patterns, freeze and cook box along with beauty and care box. 2. Samsung: Samsung is known for its superior cooling technology while storing food keeping it cool and fresh. The body of the models are attractively designed and well enhanced to give the body a sleek and beautiful look. The appliances have the capability to control higher voltage fluctuations between 135V and 290V....   [tags: technology, appliances, model] 622 words
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Are Americans Wasteful People? - ... Americans have gotten used to leaving lights on that it has become a habit. An additional waste of electric is leaving the television on all night, whenever they are not home, or when they are out of the room. Most televisions have an option nowadays to set a timer for the TV to shut off by itself. If a person is afraid of the dark they should invest in a night light that saves energy. And last but not least when people are hungry, they dig around in the refrigerator looking for something to eat; leaving the refrigerator door open too long waste electric....   [tags: electricity, water and food] 632 words
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Humulin N Insulin and How It Can Help - ... Humulin N U-100 is intermediate-acting insulin. It starts working in about 1-2 hours after injection and lasts up to 24 hours. Dogs and cats usually receive insulin injections twice a day, once after breakfast and after dinner. What does it look like. Humulin N U-100 insulin is in a small glass bottle with a rubber top. It is a milky/cloudy liquid. (picture) How does it resemble or differ from something else. Humulin N U-100 is similar to all other insulin but it has a slower onset time (amount of time is takes to be absorbed and start lowering blood glucose)....   [tags: medication, blood, sugar, diabetes] 633 words
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Winter Produce Guide - ... These are oxidative stress, chronic inflammation and inadequate detoxification. Choose broccoli that has compact and unbruised floret clusters that are uniformly colored. Broccoli can be stored in a plastic bag with minimal air as possible. It will last in the refrigerator for 10 days. Brussel sprouts Brussel sprouts are a cruciferous vegetable that is available all year-round though they are at their best from autumn through early spring. Choose those that are compact, firm and vivid green in color....   [tags: crops, farmers market, antioxidants] 635 words
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Crafts Fairs - I know what I like I have to confess that I am one of the world's biggest tourists when I go to a crafts fair. I am at a complete loss when it comes to understanding how to transform things like sand, cloth, and pigments into objects like glass, quilts, and paintings. While I, too, can blow hot hair, pull thread with a needle, and put paint on a canvas with a paintbrush, I do not understand how to make my hands do what other's hands seem to do so effortlessly. The process of creating something mystifies me....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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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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The First Law of Thermodynamics - ... Refrigerators - The second main application of 1st Law in which the objective of a refrigerator is to lower the internal energy of a body at low temperature and transfer that energy to the higher temperature surroundings [3]. It requires work to do this. The medium for the energy exchange is a working fluid that circulates in a loop through a number of devices. These devices exploit to increase and eliminate energy from the working fluid. As the refrigerant circulates around the loop, its internal energy is alternately raised and lowered by a series of device....   [tags: heat engine, converstion, energy] 650 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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Personal Narrative- Parties - Personal Narrative- Parties Every weekend there is a party somewhere. Whether it is out at the "Momma," the lake, or even at someone's house, it is the "cool place" to be. Last year, I arrived at the Halloween dance not wearing a costume but expecting to have a great time with all of my friends dancing and listening to music. I overheard someone talking about a party that was going to start at Mary's house. Being invited to go with all of my friends, I didn't want to be the wimp of the group, so I decided to go along....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essays] 658 words
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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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Children Who Hoard Food - The excessive collection of items and an inability to discard them, is known as hoarding. When hoarding of food occurs, there is a serious risk of the living conditions becoming overwhelmed with contaminated foods. Children often engage in habits regarding food, but the habits will generally fade over time; however, when the child stockpiles or hoards food, it becomes more than a quirky habit. There are several reasons why a child may hoard food, the first being they may have been deprived of food at some time and are worried the food supply will run out....   [tags: Psychology] 684 words
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Experimental Research: Magnets and Temperature - INTRODUCTION Magnets are everywhere. They are in telephones, computers, stereos, vacuum cleaners, refrigerators, washing machines, cars, compasses, TVs, VCRs, your doorbell and many other places. The earth itself is also a magnet. The Greeks discovered a mineral over 2,000 years ago that attracted things that were made of iron. This mineral was found in a part of Turkey that was called Magnesia, so they called it magnetite. A magnet is any material that attracts iron or things made of iron. All magnets have two poles, exert force on each other, and are surrounded by a magnetic field....   [tags: Strength, Lodestones] 685 words
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Use of Symbols and Symbolism in Edgar Allen Poe's The Raven - Use of Symbols and Symbolism in Edgar Allen Poe's “The Raven” Literature would not be the same if the author didn’t take symbolism into account while writing the piece. One of the world’s best writer’s, Edgar Allen Poe, is a superb example of this representation that has intrigued mankind for centuries. Poe uses various forms of symbolism to play off the emotions of his readers. Using elements of nature, dread, superstition, and legend, Poe can create a world of trepidation in the minds of the readers; his poems and stories would not be the same without these elements....   [tags: Edgar Allen Poe The Raven]
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On A Friday - On a Friday It was a cool sunny Friday morning, the air was crisp blended with a hint of winter. There was smell of warm fresh oatmeal, bacon, and scrambled eggs. The smell made its way into my room. Although it was early I still decided to get up and see what was brewing in the kitchen. I got up out of bed and shuffled in my slippers to where the scent was originating. As I walked on over, I tripped over something, my hands broke my fall. I looked toward on what tripped me, then there it was, a giant armor-wearing, sword-bearing dolphin....   [tags: essays research papers] 711 words
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Justifying My Decision to Study a Master's Program at the University of Florida - The realization that science enables mankind to question rather than accept; naturally drew me towards this subject. Whilst applying for college, I took the decision to study Mechanical Engineering hoping it would provide a constant sense of discovery, besides laying the foundation for all other engineering fields. I believe it holds great depth and opportunities for never-ending investigation; paving the way for me to build a deeper desire to study it at an advanced level. Given the opportunity, I look forward to feeding my curiosity and discovering more at the University of Florida....   [tags: graduate degree choices] 712 words
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