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Pirate Misconception, Thanks to Media - Pirates: strong and fierce men plundering ships, bathing in gold coins and drinking the days away-- thanks to the movie Pirates of the Caribbean the pirate life has been shown in a glorified light. Johnny Depp acting as a drunk captain with amazing adventures leads viewers to believe it was fun to be a pirate. In reality, life out at sea was far from fun; risks were everywhere, both from being killed by other buccaneers or illness on the ship. The shocking real life of a pirate contrasts dramatically with the glorified lifestyle shown in today’s media....   [tags: Pirates of the Caribbean, John Depp]
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Thanks to Contemporary Nursing - ... At first, her parents opposed her decision to become a nurse (Joel, 2006). That did not stop Nightingale from fulfilling her purpose and goals. Before she could achieve those merits, she went through the Crimean war. Many soldiers died, it must have been devastating for a nurse at the time to endure that amount of soldiers dying daily. Soldiers not only died from gunshots, but also from infections contracted from highly unsanitary environments. There was not even an appropriate and efficient triage system in place at the time....   [tags: wounded, medical, inspiration]
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The Poem Give Thanks by Sandra Maria Esteves - A mother is the first touch, voice and sight a baby has when he or she is born. They rely on their mother to provide them with a safe environment, food and comfort. Being a mother comes with great responsibility and a life long job that the work gets harder every day. Although I myself am not a mother, I have seen this job played out from my own mother who provides her children with a great life. Some mothers are not ready for this job, yet selfishly still choose to keep their children because they are too proud to allow someone else provide their baby with the life they deserve....   [tags: mothers, parent, child abandonment] 1450 words
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Free Exercise of Religion? No Thanks by Christopher Hitchens - Christopher Hitchens was a leading controversial writer of his time (20th-21st century) who wrote several articles on subjects such as religion, literature, art, politics and war. (Hitchens, Christopher) In the article “Free Exercise Of religion. No Thanks”, the writer proposes a question and then proceeds to answer it, thus stating his opinion. The topic itself highlights the writer’s stance on the issue as it shows that he is against the idea of “free exercise”(Hitchens, 1) of religion. Hitchens has used the view of the majority, sarcasm, vivid imagery, pathos and sarcasm to back his claim and appeal to his audience to see his point of view....   [tags: sarcasm, vivid imagery, pathos] 540 words
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Graduation Speech: Thanks for the Good Times - Hello classmates of 2012. It is almost time for us to depart from one another. We will go our own ways and achieve our goals very soon, but before we go, I would like to share some memories with everyone. I have attended Tates Creek High School (TC) for two years. And during those two years, I have learned a lot from the school staff and from my peers. They all have taught me something new. This is what makes them so awesome. The school is small and so diverse that it makes it easier to meet everyone....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address] 611 words
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What Are You Thankful For? - Recently I saw a cartoon that showed a man out walking a dog.   The question above them was “What are you thankful for?”  The dog is shown thinking, “Everything” 1 Thessalonians 5:18 tells us, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.  The Bible tells us to give thanks for all things.  But how?  When things are going well, it is easy to give thanks.  But what about when things seem hard for you and falling apart?  Is it possible to give thanks amid troubles....   [tags: thanks, trouble, honest, trust] 1542 words
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Thanks to the Internet, Collection, Organization, and Retrieval of Information is Quick and Efficient - ... They can also be extended with other payment services, enhancing their convenience and value. Every time the card is used, a record with the owner’s name, location, and time of the exchange is created. Transportation systems are able to track commuter’s movements and archive information on journeys made for future planning of routes, elimination of existing bottle necks, and decrease overall commute times. The data used for these business purposes could be released to law enforcement agencies under certain conditions as well (i.e....   [tags: tracking, data, transactions] 2039 words
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A Letter of Thanks - The other day I went to scouts and we were having a court of honor. During the court of honor some people got rank advancements and Brother Ray was talking about how they were on the path to Eagle Scout. For some reason the mention of Eagle Scout made me think of you and how you were such a great example to everyone. I know you might not think so but you were a great example to me and all of the young men when you were here, and now that you’re on a mission you are being an even greater example....   [tags: examples to follow, personal reflections] 672 words
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Analysis of the Poem A Prayer in Spring by Robert Forst - ... The harvest may never strive to fulfill its full potential therefore it is unpredictable. Going back to this quote Robert Frost is trying to say that it is important to not think about the future and live in the moment while enjoying the gifts God has given us. “Oh give us pleasure in the orchard white/ [l]ike nothing else by day, like ghosts by night” (5/6) this quote is not only a simile used to describe the orchard but it is also an antithesis. First the orchard white is compared to nothing else by day, and then it is compared to ghost by night....   [tags: spring, thanks, similes, metaphors, imagery]
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My Thanks to Professor Payte - I've always had this fascination towards writing because it envelops an entirely eclectic discipline where one style of writing can be assimilated to create another, and be described as remarkable as the other. However, I let this penchant get the better of me. Before I enrolled in this course, I thought my writing abilities were beyond spectacular- boy was I wrong. I soon found out, with the help of Professor Payte and peers, that my writing is light-years away from "spectacular". During the span of the course, we were assigned various exercises designed to assist our thinking process for an upcoming essay which signaled the end of one progression and the beginning of another; in total, t...   [tags: writing development] 823 words
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Thanks for Letting Us Be Your Advertising Agency - On behalf of my global advertising agency, JAM, I would like for thank you for the incredible opportunity to develop advertising campaign for your great company, Andre’s Secret, and its break-through hairstyling product, the Andre’s Secret Styler. Our professional and experienced advertising agency is prepared to offer your company a comprehensive advertising campaign, which will reach your prospective customers in the following media: print, Internet, television and billboards. This is your chance to advertise your product; Andre’s Secret Styler, from Andre’s Secret, to millions of people so that they can know about it and buy it....   [tags: advertisements, ] 531 words
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Development of Canada Thanks to Skilled Worker Immigrants - Canada is a nation of immigrants and there has always been a discussion on whether or not they’ve had a positive or negative impact on our economy. Overall, Canada’s economy has had a positive effect from immigration. Canada’s immigration policy is, in part, almost like a business when trying to hire a new employee going through a human resource program. Our nation has goals when selecting the right applicants and the main objective is to recruit qualified workers for Canadian employers. We encourage workers with needed skills to better match the supply of labour with demand....   [tags: positive impact on Canadian province economies] 690 words
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Racism Is Spreading Like Wildfire Thanks to Technology and Media Access - In our world of quick fixes and never-ending excuses, no matter what subject is being discussed, it seems that someone is always pointing a finger at something or someone as a scapegoat for the way things are in society. This is no exception when it comes to explaining the struggle of racism and inequality in America. It is easy for anyone to point blame at: the government, the South, religions factions, or family traditions as the cause of racial bias. Still, when it comes down to it, the largest and most important influence of racism today comes from the media....   [tags: effects of mass and social media]
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Improving Aspects in My Writing Thanks to My English Course - This English course was a vastly informative class. We covered lots of criteria material and discussed topics during class. During the course, I have accomplish a variety of goals I once thought were unachievable. I still have a little ways to go to become the best writer I can be but by taking this course I have been able to expand and learn as a writer, editor, and analyzer of my work, peers work, and academic work. I have learned from others as others have learned from me. I have tried to improve particular aspects of my writing but continue to struggle with other aspects....   [tags: reflective essay] 847 words
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Changing the Way a Person Thinks - Changing the Way a Person Thinks If you ever happen to pass through the small town of Fairfield, IA, you would probably just think it to be just another normal, rural Iowa town. But like many other towns, there is a conflict hidden beneath the pleasant exterior. Two totally different groups of people have been meshed together in this town. The claim I’ll be making is that one group is counterproductive, but their presence still essential to the town economy. First let me give you some background on the two groups of people....   [tags: Sociology Cultural Essays] 1074 words
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Tibetan Thanka Paintings - Tibetan Thanka Paintings Tibet, with its isolated, harsh geographical location and history of political and social remoteness would seem an unlikely place to provide a “cradle for creative art” (Bailey 22). Yet it is in this desolate section of the world that one of the most intriguing artistic cultures has been cultivating over hundreds of centuries. One facet of what makes Tibetan art so unique and interesting is its interdependency on its religious beliefs. In Tibet one might use the words “religion” and “culture” almost as synonyms, especially for the arts—literature, drama, painting, and sculpture....   [tags: Buddhism Religion Art Creative Papers]
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The History of Thanksgiving - THANKSGIVING The purpose of Thanksgiving in Canada is different from the Americans. But even though the reasons for giving thanks are different, many of the customs are the same. Canadian Thanksgiving was originally started to give thanks to God for a bountiful harvest. This was when there were lots of farmers that grew crops. Now we give thanks for everything we appreciate. Some farming families still give thanks for a good crop. Harvest celebrations have been around a long time. Ever since the very first harvest, about 2000 years ago, people have given thanks for a prosperous bounty....   [tags: essays research papers] 522 words
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Wedding Speech Delivered by the Groom - Wedding Speech Delivered by the Groom Ladies and Gentlemen, you are about to witness a unique event in history. This is the very first and very last time that my wife is going to let me speak on behalf of both of us. Today, so far has been a day beyond my wildest dreams. They say you don't marry someone you can live with - you marry the person who you cannot live without which is very true with Karen. I thought I had prepared myself quite well for today but nothing could have prepared me enough for when I saw Karen walk down the aisle....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches] 1304 words
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Globalization Has Destroyed the Middle Class - The world is not a large and strange place anymore. The world is a place that is interconnected and intertwined. The world has become from a place that each country and their peoples are separate and isolated to a place that each country and their peoples are part of a global network. Thanks to globalization this is occurring. Globalization is the ‘international integration” or ‘de-bordering’ – “a number of highly disparate observations whose regular common denominator is the determination of a profound transformation of the traditional nation-state” (Von Bogdandy 2)....   [tags: Outsourcing, Offshoring, Free Trade]
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Wedding Speech Delivered by the Bride - Wedding Speech Delivered by the Bride Families and friends. This has been a terrific day for Bob and I and we are both thrilled you could all be here. I wanted to say a few words in response to my Dad and thank a few people for all their support. I have spent a lot of time thinking about how to make these thanks – its amazing how much advice and how many books there are out there for Groom and Best Man’s speeches but there is not a lot out there to help the bride. So having failed to find any sensible advice in print, I thought I would ask around to the family and friends for some advice on what to say this evening....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches] 1114 words
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What The Dog Saw and the Rise of the Global Market - History is an odd thing. History last forever but events in history start and end. History sometimes repeats itself and other times it is considered myth because it never happens again. Luckily for the 20th century almost everyone remember it and are aware of what occurred. An example of current history is “globalization”, the UN’s intervention in Kuwait, China’s economic reforms, the rise of technology, and the rise of the global market. Yet, out of all these historical changes I believe that the rise of the global market has been the most significant due to the constant tug-of-war it has caused....   [tags: literary analysis, malcolm gladwell]
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How the Newspaper and Music Industry Has Changed Because of E-commerce - The Internet has become more and more present in everyday life. The expansion of social networks such as Twitter or Facebook has revolutionized the way people interact with their family and their friends. The Internet made communicating and exchanging easier: you can now send an e-mail to the other side of the world in less than a second. The number of users is rapidly growing: the International Telecommunication Union estimates that more than 2.7 billion people have access to the Internet in 2013....   [tags: internet, communicating, company] 763 words
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Potential Problems When Healthcare Professionals Accept Gifts from Patients - The role of doctors, nurses and physicians in general is to help out their patients and make them healthy. The patients pay for their treatment, but some may feel that their payment is not enough or may want to give extra. This exchange of money for service is extremely personal since this service is the provider of their continued health, or at least genuine attempts to do so. Since it is so personal, patients may feel that they are still in debt to their healthcare providers even if proper payment was done....   [tags: Medical, Nursing, Ethics]
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Speech Acts: Complimenting - The speech act that my group was given was the act of complimenting. Complimenting is the act of praising somebody for his or her appearance, actions, or other quality. Each member of the group collected data from ten different sources in order to discover patterns and generalizations of the act of complimenting. Later on in class, we interviewed Pastor Myungku Lee, who came to the United States from South Korea. He provided us with much information on the way that complimenting is handled in South Korea, both in the past and today....   [tags: language, biologism]
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Colocation Data Center: Are Hyperscale Systems the Future? - ... This change could have a huge impact on Colocation as a service, providing compute capacity like we have never seen before that will be designed to natively scale out over time. What is Hyperscale computing. According to Techopedia.com Hyperscale Computing “refers to the facilities and provisioning required in distributed computing environments to efficiently scale from a few servers to thousands of servers.” To put it differently, to talk about Hyperscale Computing is to talk about the necessary materials and infrastructure assigned to several computing environments designed to scale up to thousands of servers....   [tags: applications, database, cloud, hyperscale] 557 words
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Why the North Won the Civil War - The Civil War was a battle that no one wished to fight. The North only wanted to preserve the Union and saw war as a last resort in trying to bring the South back. The South only wished to be left alone, and to go on with their lives and let their slavery be untouched. But on April 12th, Confederate President Jefferson Davis ordered an assault on the Union-held Fort Sumter, and Lincoln had to retaliate. Though both sides believed each was going to take care of the other easily, it turned out to be a very bloody and lengthy war....   [tags: American History, union, cofederacy] 637 words
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Should Prayer Be Allowed in Schools? - 1 Should Prayer Be Allowed In Schools With all the arguments on whether prayer should be allowed in schools, the history behind all the debate on this issue is back and fourth if they should have it or not. Prayer should be one of the main priorities in the day-to-day bases. This day and time, U.S. citizens don’t want to hurt any ones feelings such as; prayer or even reading scripture from the Bible. This great country that we live in was founded upon God and we have gone so far from it in the past two hundred years or more....   [tags: public education policies]
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Marie Curie: One of the Most Influential Women in Science - Marie Curie is commonly known for her contributions on radiation and her discoveries of Radium and Polonium and is seeing as one of the most important women’s to change history in science. She was born November 7th, 1867 in Warsaw, Poland. Both of her parents believed that education was of great importance. Marie was the youngest of five children and when she was eight her oldest sister caught typhus and died. Less than three years later her mother passed away after fighting tuberculosis for five years....   [tags: Biography ]
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Changes Brought Forth by the Second Industrial Revolution - Throughout the decades America has seen many changes in technology, social standards, fashion, and education, but no time proves to hold as much change as the era of the second revolutionary period. The second industrial revolution changed America in countless ways, and is in important reason why America is the way it is today. Thanks to the second industrial revolution we were able to invent billions of new things that led us to the technology we all know and love. The second industrial revolution brought many changes to America as you will see from the social progress, inventions, and workforces....   [tags: technology, social standards, fashion, education]
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Music as Propaganda in the German Reformation - Music as Propaganda in the German Reformation The reformation was a religious and political movement that took place in the year 1517. This movement was spread by the Cristian humanist Martin Luther, when he posted his “Ninety Five Theses”. The reformation itself is one of those things everybody has heard about but no one quite understands, even nowadays, 500 years after this movement occurred. The main reason for this movement is unknown, however, some causes are being slowly known. First of all, as this movement occurred in the renaissance, humanism was on the air and all the humanist ideas were being spread, so people were thinking more rationally, thus questioning the church and its ways...   [tags: german arts, church]
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The Power of Urbanization in China - Recently, urbanization has become the leitmotif of the Chinese policymakers. Thus, during the meeting between Li Keqiang, Chinese Prime Minister, and Jim Yong Kim, Governor of the World Bank in November 2012, Li Keqiang said that urbanization "represents the greatest potential for growth in the coming years". For the current Chinese rural residents who eventually become urban residents, this urbanization allows them to get jobs and also increase their salaries as dynamic cities offered a lot of opportunities, especially in construction (Lecture 9)....   [tags: rural, urban, residents, economy] 1024 words
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The Case Against Katherine Howard - royal party enthusiastically on their way to Yorkshire. The king and queen were in fine spirits when they returned to Hampton Court on All Saints Eve, October 31, 1541. The king never before seemed more happy and content. He continually referred to his wife as, my Rose without a thorn. Next morning at early mass on All Saints Day, Henry gave a prayer of thanks to God in honor of his wife Katherine, saying, “I render thanks to Thee, O Lord, that after so many accidents that have befallen my past marriages, Thou hast been pleased to give me a wife so entirely conformed to my inclinations as I now have.” It was his intention to decree that all churches in the land make prayers of thanks to Go...   [tags: Royal History] 2597 words
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Indie Games: Then and Now - Indie Games: Then and Now Indie games. They are becoming more and more popular, not only because of the newer developments of technology, but also because of their uniqueness and creativity in their fully-developed games. Independent games have become more popular now since 2012, due to the opportunities supported by Apple, Microsoft, and Sony. It is a shame, though, because indie games actually began way back in the 1950s, back when no major publishers such as Activision, Ubisoft, Rockstar, and EA....   [tags: Technology, Gaming, Creativity]
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Biblical Exegisis: Ephesians 1: 15-23 - Detailed Analysis Vv. 15-16: I have heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love toward all the saints, and for this reason 16 I do not cease to give thanks for you as I remember you in my prayers. Paul’s introductory phrase “for this reason” takes us back to the introductory blessing (1: 3-14) and is the basis for Paul’s prayer. Paul begins this prayer report giving thanks for and encouragement to his audience. Many have taken “I have heard of your faith” as evidence against an Ephesian audience but this does not necessarily imply that Paul does not know them....   [tags: apostle paul, jesus, church]
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The Best Student Laptop - 4. best student laptop 2010 http://www.amazon.com/UL80Vt-A1-14-Inch-Light-Laptop-Battery/dp/B002Q8HK7K/ref=pd_ts_e_17?ie=UTF8&s=electronics The Asus UL80Vt-A1 is great for any student to carry because of its slim and stylish design. The sides are chiseled in to make the look and feel of the laptop even thinner making it appear to be more portable. The UL80Vt-A1 promises to never let you down with the extended battery life. It allows you to stay Powered up in your classes for up to 10 hours. Enjoy YouTube videos on the 14-inch 1366 x 768 glossy display with bright and sharp quality....   [tags: Product Review] 919 words
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Marketing Through Social Media - Widely adopted by the general public then by companies, the Internet fast imposed itself to become the archetypal media in terms of communication and search for information in all the domains today, and it is true whatever is the position of each in the society. With the development of the Web 2.0 which made Internet participative, the Internet users are now capable of expressing themselves, interacting, and giving their opinion onto everything (products, services, brands, companies, cultural property) and on everybody, via multiple platforms on Internet....   [tags: Social Network Marketing]
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Something About Cupid's Arrow - God, how wonderful it felt to be out of that flight. California was the same as she remembered it. She smiled as reminiscences of her childhood passed her, like the time she dated Michael and sincerely believed that he wasn't oh so gay. Those were the days that helped her grew as an individual. "I should really call mom and dad. They won't like if their daughter didn't visit them when she's here." She didn't realize that she had said her thought out aloud. Alex fumbled through her bag, searching for her cell....   [tags: personal narrative] 867 words
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What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger - Borrowing from Friedrich Nietzsche's statement, "That which does not kill us makes us stronger," Kelly Clarkson unleashes an up-tempo empowerment anthem for recovering from bad relationships. Everyone endures a bad breakup at some point in their life, and a pick me up song like "Stronger," written by Jorgen Elofsson, David Gamson, and Ali Tamposi helps listeners pick up the pieces of a broken heart and move on to bigger and better things. Breakups can be extremely difficult, and they can be amicable; no matter what, no one really wants to go through them....   [tags: nietzsche, empowerment]
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Sound in Film - What is sound. What gives us the ability to listen to our favorite songs in the first place. The low tones that surround our ears and give songs that sense of emotion, the high tones that seem to pierce our very souls during the most emotional parts of the saddest songs. What is it and how does it play a part in making a film whole. And how were we able to capture this invisible phenomenon and put it into a film in the first place. Sound is created through a range of vibrations of air molecules....   [tags: cinematography, sound recording]
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Drug Trafficking Organizations - Drug trafficking organizations are so influential, that various economists have considered them crucial for their own country economy. Mexico in the past few centuries has become the country with most drug cartel presence. Mexico in Central America is home to some of the most dangerous and strongest drug cartel organizations. Its geographical location is extremely beneficial which allows an easy and efficient way of transporting their drugs to their main consumer: United States of America. Also, through the years cartels in Mexican territory have fought among each other in order to establish a hierarchy and demonstrate who dominates the most....   [tags: drug cartel, mexico] 1846 words
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Graduation Speech: Don't Let Them Crush Your Dreams - Twelve years ago we started a journey. Today marks the end of that journey, and the beginning of another. For some, the road getting here was smooth. For others, the road was rough. But today, we leave all of those rough times behind us. We all set a goal, and now we have all achieved it. We have succeeded. Those of us who have made it here tonight have passed an immensely crucial milestone in our lives. From this point on our lives are entirely up to us. We have the power to become whatever we want, and to do anything we want to....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address] 426 words
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From Octavian to Augustus: The Death of the Republic and the Rise of the Principate - Augustus, who was once named C. Octavius, was the grand-nephew of Julius Caesar. Due to Caesar’s death from the uprising in 44 B.C., it was stated from his will, that Octavian was to be adopted as Caesar’s son. So his name was changed to C. Julius Caesar Octavianus (Porter, 2010). Later throughout his political and military career, he controlled Rome under the title Augustus (Brand, 2013). This begins a story of a young man to an emperor of the Roman world. According to Morey (1901), following Caesar’s death, the first who took advantage was Marcus Antononus, or Mark Antony for short....   [tags: Julius Caesar, Ancient Rome]
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The Influence of External Forces on Middle English Period in Britain - The Middle English period in Britain was one characterized by a variety of external forces, which help define and shape the English language into its modern day form. According to Spielvogel, “the urban centres and the urban population of Europe were experiencing a dramatic expansion” and “new forms of cultural and intellectual expression also arose in this new urban world” (185). With this new jest for life, the people Britain and Europe during the Medieval period were fueled with desire to trade, and expand their territory....   [tags: old english period, black death]
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Transformation of the HR department of Baker Hughes, a Global Company - Managing large fluctuations of employee numbers across multiple geographies and entities while ensuring a correct and timely payroll processing, is not an easy task for HR departments. In order to tackle this challenge and to increase HR service delivery efficiency, Baker Hughes, a global oilfield services company active in more than 90 countries across the globe, decided to globally transform its HR department. In addition to improving payroll accuracy and increasing HR Challenges and Objectives efficiency, Baker Hughes also wanted to comply with legal and In 2007, Baker Hughes decided to look for a long-term HR partner regulatory requirements a...   [tags: Process, Payroll, Employees] 1499 words
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The Founder of Modern Fluid Dynamics: Ludwig Prantdl - THE FOUNDER OF MODERN FLUID DYNAMICS: LUDWIG PRANTDL A fluid is defined as a substance that does not have any determined shape and is deformed continuously by a shear force, thus it can be said that fluid mechanics is considered as a part of physics which is concerning about gases, liquids and plasmas, in the other words, no solid phases.[1] Modern fluid mechanics is based on Continuum Hypothesis. This hypothesis assumes that a matter is continuous, hence while a matter is examined, atomic structure is not regarded- because if a matter is analyzed at a microscopic scale, the matter will be observed as discrete- and macroscopic scale is preferred instead of microscopic scale.[2] Fluid mecha...   [tags: fluid mechanics, boundary layer, adhesion]
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Social Networking’s Good and Bad Impacts on Kids - According to Erving Goffman, “When one individual enters the presence of others, he will want to discover the facts of the situation. […]To uncover fully the factual nature of the situation, it would be necessary for the individual to know all the relevant social data about the others.“ (Goffman, 7) Today, thanks to Facebook and social networking, these data can easily end in our hands. Perhaps, people may already know our name and, if we are part of the same community, they could probably know what we do like....   [tags: social networking, Facebook, identity, society]
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Privacy in the Age of Digital Social Media - The usage of digital technology is always increasing, and the people are aware of it, and are aware of various benefits that technology brings to them. They are always connected, able to contact almost anyone from anywhere, and they have access to the biggest source of information in their pockets. But, people seem to forget one thing - how much data technology creates. Facebook statuses, photo albums, videos, tweets - when reminded, most of people will remember these. But they are not the only data created....   [tags: Digital Technology, Advancements]
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Smartphones Among Young Adolescents: Essay Outline and Ideas - Smartphones among young adolescents. I will always ask is smartphone making us smarter or dragging our lives backwards. Smartphones have helped us for several years now. Thanks to smartphone many thousands of people are able to communicate with family and friends worldwide. Smartphone has brought many easy accesses to us; we can send email, Snapchat, Facebook and do many more with our smart phone. Smartphone are helpful in some ways and are also not help in some other ways. Our lives are getting easier by the day thanks to smartphones....   [tags: Technology, Devices, Teenagers]
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A New Dimension For News Reporting: Internet - ... Moreover, thanks to Wi-fi (Free Wireless), most people can use Internet without any charges. For instance, university students or teachers can connect to school’s wireless internet connection in order to do research or every shopping mall provides their consumers with Wi-fi service. Therefore, especially nowadays, the view of the fact that Internet is not accessible is incorrect. Some people may argue that news which be reported on the Internet is not always reliable. They believe that online news can be a lie or wrong because of a large number of online users....   [tags: online journalism, technology]
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