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The Struggle with Vocabulary- Personal Narrative

- The Struggle with Vocabulary- Personal Narrative Ani DeFranco once screamed in one of her songs, "You're like one of those zombies in Vegas pouring quarters into a slot machine." Even though Ani is an angry musician, there is truth within her lyrics, especially in this one. These lyrics remind me of the youths in our culture (generation X and Y) today. We live in a world where mass media manipulates minds. We are all guilty of turning to MTV for news, Ricki Lake for advice and reading Cosmo instead of challenging ourselves with a classic novel....   [tags: Papers]

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the book heaven

- 1. In my book Heaven, the main character Heaven Leigh Casteel would most think of her teacher Miss Deale to be a hero. This is because Heaven could not afford books or T.V. as a matter of fact, the only time she even got to see the real world was when she went to school. Miss Deale was a kind lady who helped less fortunate children survive by offering them monetary gifts even when she was struggling herself. This characteristic was important to Heaven because she was one of those struggling families, and she always dreamed of growing up and having money of her own one day to help others....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Film Analysis of Psycho

- Film Analysis of Psycho When ‘Psycho’ was first screened in New York on 16th June 1960, it was an immediate success. Earning over $15 million, 15 times more than it took to make, ‘Psycho’ had made Hitchcock a multi-millionaire. As well as this, the huge critical acclaim ‘Psycho’ received made Hitchcock the master of suspense he will always be known as. Two sequels were made because the film was so popular people wanted more....   [tags: Papers]

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Elizabeth Barrett-Browning and W.B. Yeats

- Elizabeth Barrett-Browning and W.B. Yeats   Elizabeth Barrett-Browning and W.B. Yeats, examined together in the same sitting are as different as the Victorian and Post-Modernist eras they emerged from, yet they were both independent thinkers of their time.          Browning, born in 1806 before Victorianism came into full play, was celebrated as a woman poet but also quite conformist to the Victorian movement in some regards.  Browning did make use of her family's money to "give herself an exceptional education"  (1858) and she thought outside of traditional lines in regards to gender roles for women as in her poem "Aurora Leigh".  In this poem, the narrator is a woman which i...   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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Community Involvement or Lack of It

- Community or the lack there of… It is sad to say that even myself as a citizen, lack certain characteristics helping to making progress in my community. Living in the city of Aurora I really have no sense of community, or even my surroundings at times. In my own neighborhood no one really says hi, or introduces themselves, nor does it seem that they care too. To be honest I don’t even know their names. It seems harder than ever before to even strike up a conversation with someone let alone to come to an understanding of what is really going on in our own backyards....   [tags: essays research papers]

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How Do Fires Start?

- “The most tangible of all visible mysteries- fire.” ~ Leigh Hunt Fire is a visible mystery, as poet Leigh Hunt states. We all love staring at a crackling fire on a brisk summer night, watching as its smoke wisps into disappearance. Many are too entranced by a fire to delve deeper into its creation. How does a fire start. What is its chemical process. How does a small flame at the end of a match expand into a catastrophe so quickly. The three vital things for a fire to be created are fuel, oxygen, and heat....   [tags: combustion, oxygen, forest]

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The Dancing Lights in the Northern Hemisphere

- The Dancing Lights Auroras have been emitting in our, and other planets’ skies as long as the Solar System has been in motion. In 1619 A.D., Galileo Galilei coined the term "aurora borealis" after Aurora, the Roman goddess of morning. He had the misconception that the auroras he saw were due to sunlight reflecting from the atmosphere. (Angelopoulos, 2008). In 1741, Hiorter and Celsius noted that the polar aurora is accompanied by a disturbance of the magnetic needle. In 1820, Hans Christian Oersted discovered electromagnetism....   [tags: the aurora borealis]

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How Dorothy Leigh Sayers Overcame the Obsticles in her Life

- “She always says, my lord that facts are like cows. If you look them in the face hard enough they generally run away.”(Sayers) Dorothy Leigh Sayers was an ambition woman whom, had went through ultimate struggle in life. Some of her books are “Whose Body”, “Gaudy Night” and a view plays such as “The Zeal of Thy House”, “The Emperor Constantine.” Neither, the less she overcame those obstacles. She started writing mystery novels, and religion novels and plays. Dorothy Leigh Sayers was born in Oxford, England on June 13, 1893....   [tags: novels, published, mystery ]

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The Special Relationship Lives Between the United States and Britain

- ... The UK by this time had made nuclear weapons; but, had the problem of how to send them. The UK had two big tasks: the costs and location. Then, a decision was made to have the US make a missile shipping system which would then be taught to the UK. Although military and defense partnership are the most noticeable parts of the special relationship, the UK’s financial are also strongly tied to the US. In 1945, Britain economy was shattered by the war expenses; the US gave Britain a 3.75 billion dollar loan and wrote off the Lend-Lease agreement debts....   [tags: Churchill, security, economy]

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Cran k by Ellen Hopkins: A Heartbreaking Downfall into Drug Addiction

- Crank Crank is a novel explaining the change of Kristina to Bree. Kristina is the main character that’s locked in by the monster. She is known as a straight A student, and is very family oriented. Bree is what she’s known as by her friends, the person in whom she became after being introduced to crank or drugs. Bree is the person she became after she went to visit her Dad and fell in love with a guy name Adam that introduced crank or drugs to her. Ellen Hopkins does a terrific job of making Kristina’s transformation into Bree seem realistic and making the differences between Kristina and Bree clear without suggesting she’s a drug addict....   [tags: transformation, monster, denial]

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A Survery and Results on Gun Control

- I remember when I wrote an essay about gun control and one thing was on my mind, which was a scary story. It was about a young girl who was killed by her brother. Their mother stepped outside of her house for just while, and the children were playing in their mother’s bedroom. The gun was in the closet, and the brother got the gun from the closet room and started shooting at his sister, and she died. It is sad story how the young girl died by the gun. Also, people keeping guns and they irresponsible of their gun....   [tags: defend, gun, impact]

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All Illinois Gives to the United States

- ... Pepper SnappleDr. Pepper Snapple is a traditional Group of company, which is involved in manufacture and supply of delicious juices, soft drinks, mixers, water, tea and other beverages. With hundreds of product available in the national market, the company has its distribution centers spread across cities like Arlington, aurora, Batavia, Belvidere, Bloomingdale, Bloomington, Carol Stream and more. Visit the company’s official website to know more about the company and the jobs available. Simonton Windows Simonton WindowsThe Simonton Windows is an awesome company that has been serving for decades from the year 1946....   [tags: mid-western, agriculture, company]

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The Sex during the Victorian Era

- The Victorian era brought about many changes and the introduction of new things. One issue that stood out was “The Sex.” Many things evolved around this issue like changes in laws all over, it became a topic for literary poets/ writers and also for the woman question. This term means discrimination based on a person’s sex and during the 19th century this was a vast issue toward women. This all Started from the early Victorian era with queen victoria, who was the monarch of the united kingdom of Great Britain from 1837- 1901....   [tags: discrimation, sex, women]

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Analysis of The Sleeping Beauty by Tchaikovsky

- 'It seems to me, my dear friend, that the music of this ballet will be one of my best creations. The subject is so poetic, so grateful for music, that 1 have worked on it with enthusiasm and written it with the warmth and enthusiasm upon which the worth of a composition always depends." - Tchaikovsky, to Nadia von Meck. The Sleeping Beauty by Tchaikovsky is another ballet that is based on a fairy tale, and was first presented to the Tsar of Russia. It tells the story of Princess Aurora, King Florestan's daughter....   [tags: Music]

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The Genius of Aurora Leigh

- The Genius of Aurora Leigh Elizabeth Barrett Browning uses multiple elaborate metaphors and comparisons to establish vivid imagery that actively involves her audience in her verse novel Aurora Leigh. The first pages of this work quickly establishes this extremely effective stylistic imagery and quickly captures the readers attention, making it a chore to be diverted from reading this famous work. She begins with the metaphor, which likens writing this novel to better herself "as when you paint your portrait for a friend," (Longman p....   [tags: Aurora Leigh Essays]

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The Moor's Last Sigh: Wickedly Comic

- Hopping in a careful, calculated manner across four generations of a rich and demented Indian family, Salman Rushdie's cynical novel The Moor's Last Sigh laughs mischievously at the world and shivers from its evils. Weaving a tale of murder and suicide, of atheism and asceticism, of affection and adultery, Rushdie's exquisitely crafted storytelling explains the "fall from grace of a high-born crossbreed," namely our narrator Moraes Zogoiby, also known as "Moor." At the centerpiece of this odd and captivating tale stand the embers of Moor's family: a complex web including a ridiculed political activist, a shrew, a homosexual husband, an artist, and a Jewish underworld gangster, among others...   [tags: Moor's Last Sigh Essays]

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The Mysterious Night

- During this specific night, an army of mysterious, murky clouds seized control of divine sky, devouring the sun. Favored by the troops, the moon, displaying its glorious luminescence upon a shadowy city, wins a triumphant victory over the sun. A ferocious leader of the army activates the withdrawal then leads dedicated soldiers to west as if they are tracking down a wild dog. On the other hand, the city transmits its vivid and righteous illuminations back to the sky to let people in the “second floor” know that “era of tranquility” began....   [tags: Descriptive Writing, Descriptive Essay]

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robert the bruce

- Appeals of the Seven Earls, in Anglo - Scottish Relations 1174 - 1328, ed. and trans. by E. L. G. Stones, (London: Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd., 1965) Baigent, Michael and Leigh, Richard, The Temple and the Lodge (New York: Arcade Publishing, Inc, 1989) Balliol, John, 'Defiance' By King of Scotland, in Anglo - Scottish Relations 1174 - 1328, ed. and trans. by E. L. G. Stones, (London: Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd., 1965) Barrow, G. W. S., Robert Bruce and the Community of the Realm of Scotland, (Berkely: University of California Press, 1965) Bingham, Caroline, The Kings and Queens of Scotland, (New York: Taplinger Publishing Company, 1976) Bull of Pope Gregory [4 Jan....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Why the Bolsheviks were Able to Seize Power in 1917

- Why the Bolsheviks were Able to Seize Power in 1917 There are many reasons for which the Bolsheviks were able to take control 1917, amongst them being precise organisation and planning, exceptional timing and a fair amount of good luck. In this essay I wish to discuss these issues in more depth and explain why the Bolshevik revolution was able to take place. In September 1917 the Bolshevik party became the largest in the Petrograd Soviet and they controlled the Military Committee, which was under chairman Leon Trotsky, a leading member of the Bolshevik movement....   [tags: Papers]

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Solar Storms

- Solar Storms Storms in space could have a devastating effect on our society. Solar storms are a result of solar flares and are electromagnetic in nature. They are capable of causing power outages and halting all types of communication, including; electronic pagers; radio and television broadcasts; credit card transactions; military communications; etc. Solar flares are cyclical, usually over a period of eleven years. There are three basic stages to a solar flare. The first stage is the precursor stage, where the release of magnetic energy is triggered....   [tags: Papers]

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Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

- Shadow and bone” without a single doubt is probably one of the best book as myself have read for in a long while, back than as a teenage, myself was not use to reading suck big book as often as I should as a teenager , but once you get into the book, there is no going back. The book was made by Leigh Bardugo who was born on Jerusalem, and she was pretty must raise in Los Angeles, believe or not it was actually her first novel she wrote after finishing college at Yale university. It all starts with our main protagonist Alina Starkov, who later discover the only thing she never know about herself, so choosing her own power Alina was giving a choice to save the world and save her love one from...   [tags: love, teenager, yale university]

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A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennesse Williams, Movie Version

- On the basis of what I thought of the play and in light of the filmic techniques we discussed in class my intellectual and emotional thoughts on the film where very different from the book. However I do not think that the film took away any authenticity and vibe from the book, it rather enhanced it especially in the aesthetic use. The film for me provided a different emotional view of the play. One of the biggest impacts that the film made for me was the characters. When I was reading the book I simulated the character Blanche as deceptive, shrilly and ultimately the antagonist of the play....   [tags: film analysis and review]

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vera drake

- Vera Drake Vera Drake is a film nominated for several Oscars, and a completely successes for Mike Leigh, who is both director and writer. The film is set in London in the early 1950s. Vera Drake lives with her husband Stan, and her two grown children Ethel and Sid, in a small middleclass flat. Vera is a domestic who cleans the houses of rich women, while Stan works at a mechanic shop run by his brother Frank. Vera has a heart of gold, and is cheerful at anytime, even though she got plenty of work to do, and lots of people to take care of....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Teens' Relationship in Mosquita y Mari by Aurora Guerrero

- Up until recently filmmakers have tried to branch out from this style of film making to create a real to life story with passion. Enter Mosquita y Mari, a film that focuses on the building relationship between two teenage girls. Written and directed by Aurora Guerrero this film is an honest representation of life for a teenaged girl struggling with identity. This essay will give a brief summary of the film and characters while depicting an example of form and context as well as personal thought of the film and director....   [tags: struggle, friendship, sexual orientation]

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Building Leadership Skills

- ... One such trait is intuition (Buchanan) as being able to anticipate needs and problems ahead of time gives the leader a great advantage. Compassion (Prive) is another trait often thought of as being a womanly trait—a lead needs to be willing to take people under his wing and help them become better people and better members of the team. Along with compassion, patience and empathy (Buchanan) are other emotionally charged traits often attributed to women that are very valuable when in a leadership position....   [tags: traits, styles]

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The Clifton Suspension Bridge

- ... It’s been the venue for significant cultural events like the first modern bungee jump in 1979, the last Concorde flight in 2003 and a handover for the Olympic Torch relay in 2012. This bridge has made a rather small city in England notable because of its long lasting structure. The bridge towers are not identical in design. The Clifton tower has sides cut-outs, the Leigh tower has more pointed arches. The 25metre tall Leigh Woods tower stands on top a 34 metre red sandstone-clad abutment. In 2002 it was people found out that the tower was not a solid as it could but it did contain 12 vaulted chambers up to 11 metres high, linked by only shafts and tunnels....   [tags: bristol, england, arch bridge]

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My School Career As A Student

- It was a challenge throughout my school career as a student. I was the type of student that needed extra help and time for classwork, exams, and homework. In school I was a hard worker and made sure that all my assignments were turned in on time. My style of learning at the time was an auditory learner at first. But, in high school and afterwards I became a visual learner on certain things. The type of mindset I have is a fixed mindset because once I understand the material or a certain task, I got it and can do it without any issues....   [tags: High school, College, Middle school, Education]

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Technology In Accounting

- Technology is on a fast track and progresses in some fields take place on a daily basis. This does not exclude the accounting sector, where things are not as simple as keeping books to show profit, loss and the balance in the bank. Financial accounting systems have evolved rapidly over the past decade as companies grapple with the challenges of compressed business cycles, rising customer demand and a globalized, expanding customer base. The accounting community is a highly competitive one and in combination with technology things are changing in a very fast pace....   [tags: Business Accounting]

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Female Rebellion In Aurora Leigh and The Lady in the Looking-Glass

- Female Rebellion In Aurora Leigh and The Lady in the Looking-Glass      Women of both the ages of Victorian and early Modernism were restricted from education at universities or the financial independence of professionalism. In both ages, women writers often rebelled against perceived female expectations as a result of their oppression. To lead a solitary life as a subservient wife and mother was not satisfactory for writers like Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Virginia Woolf. One of the most popular female poets of the Victorian era, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, illustrated "a woman's struggle to achieve artistic and economical independence in modern society" (Longman P.1858)....   [tags: Aurora Leigh Essays]

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Elizabeth Barrett-Browning and Virginia Woolf

- Elizabeth Barrett-Browning and Virginia Woolf       I chose to compare and contrast two women authors from different literary time periods.  Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861) as a representative of the Victorian age (1832-1901) and Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) as the spokeswoman for the Modernist (1914-1939) mindset.  Being women in historical time periods that did not embrace the talents and gifts of women; they share many of the same issues and themes throughout their works - however, it is the age in which they wrote that shaped their expressions of these themes.  Although they lived only decades apart their worlds were remarkably different - their voices were muted or ampl...   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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The Bright Starz, Preschool Child Development Center

- Introduction The Bright Starz , preschool child development center is a nonprofit organization that established in October 05,2015, in the city of Aurora, Colorado to provide potty training for children boys and girls, from three years of age to the age of five. Cultural factors play a role in part in what age is appropriate to offer potty training for children, with. Some tribes in Africa start potty training at age 1-2 years and since our centre is serving the immigrant children, we need to pay attention to cultural issues....   [tags: Jean Piaget, Theory of cognitive development]

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Why the Provisional Government in Russia Lasted Eight Months

- Why the Provisional Government in Russia Lasted Eight Months The PG was set up by the Duma and it would run Russia until the open elections had decided on a new Government. Russia was now a republic. From July onwards, Kerensky was the Priminister of Russia and was moderate/not extremist and didn’t want lots of reforms quickly. Revolutions started to spread in the provinces, soviets and workers union were set up, especially in Petrograd. There were 40 Bolsheviks (communists) in the Petrograd soviet....   [tags: Papers]

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Runaway Jury The Attorneys Go Beyond The Bounds Of Decency

- In the movie Runaway Jury the attorneys go beyond the bounds of decency to collect information about potential jurors for a murder case. The typical process that the United States follows when finding potential jurors is called Vior Dire. Through this process attorneys can select or reject jurors depending on the answers to their Vior Dire, or their questionnaire. The questionnaire generally asks about backgrounds and biases the juror may have. I believe this is the fair way to pick and chose jurors and the way Rankin Fitch went about it is irresponsible and invasive....   [tags: Jury, Court, Jury selection, Voir dire]

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Elizabeth Barrett Browning

- Elizabeth Barrett Browning Elizabeth Barrett Browning was born Elizabeth Barrett Moulton-Barrett at Coxhoe Hall, Durham County on March 6, 1806. She was one of twelve children. Her parents, Edward Moulton-Barrett and Mary Graham Clarke Moulton-Barrett had eight sons and four daughters. Between 1809 and 1814 Elizabeth began writing poetry. In 1818 she wrote “The Battle of Marathon” and in 1820 her father had it published. When Elizabeth was fifteen years of age, she developed an illness and was prescribed Opium, which began her lifelong Opium habit....   [tags: essays papers]

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Facts Surrounding the Film Gone with the Wind

- Gone with the Wind: Directed by Victor Fleming Victor Fleming's production, Gone with the Wind, made an impact on the large amount of people suffering from the depression because of his talent, the storyline of the film, and the 'get away place' it served as. Victor Fleming, the director behind multiple motion pictures, was a very talented man. Before his career in the movie business, he lived an interesting lifestyle. Fleming's days before being famous are reported in multiple reference books and online documentations such as the Victor Fleming biography (written by the AEC One Stop Group Incorporated ®)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Age Gap Challenges in the Workplace

- ... This age difference discrimination can severely impact younger workers since their job opportunities would be narrow with a half empty resume. On the other hand, old workers are perceived to be technologically inept. Old workers often note they were found to lack knowledge of new technological advancements as their skills are being outdated. This stereotype builds fear into senior workers who are seeking for a new job due to lay offs or other concerns. As a result of severe growth in the tech industry, old workers’ talents and skills no longer appeal to employers....   [tags: loyalty, opporunities, job, work, mature]

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Denman Leigh,

- You have entered into the world where you will further discover the secret behind Denman Leigh, the creator of his “twin.” Behind the curtains’ of Dr. Leigh is his science world filled with suspense that no one can imagine. This movie provides the opportunity for viewers to ponder how and why the “twin” was created. Science fiction opens the doors to imagination and infinite possibilities that keeps the viewers questioning “what if…” This sort of questioning makes people connect the movie to their reality and wonder whether science can really create new controversial innovations....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Anasazi

- Disappearance of the Anasazi civilization Summary The Anasazi civilization was a wonderment of there time. They were far ahead of any Indian civilization of that time era. They were cliff-dwelling people who where very knowledgeable in architecture, astronomy, and farming. They had built houses on the sides of cliffs that were more then 5 stories tall with plenty of space and even had religious meeting areas. They had a system for tracking the movement of the sun and the moon and also created a calendar that could track the summer and winter solstices and even the 19 year cycles of the moon....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Personal Interview With Ms. Aurora Cespedes

- Getting dictated on what to eat and what not to seems a little obnoxious. Although on my recent interview with Ms. Aurora Cespedes, who is a Registered Dietitian at Su Clinica, we had a chance to sit down and have a talk about her work. I got to learn that dietitians do not dictate you’re eating habits, they educate you on not only the importance of eating healthy but on how you can decide, on your own, what’s healthy and what you should be eating. On a fresh sunny afternoon, I waited in Ms. Cespedes office for her to come back from her snack break since she is pregnant....   [tags: Nutrition, Medicine, Health science, Dietitian]

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Japanese Furniture and Interior Design and Shiro Kuramata

- Shiro Kuramata (1934-91) was a Japanese designer best known for his furniture and interior design, which gave the modern culture a creative voice. Many will identify with the chair he designed for the Vitra Design Museum in 1987 titled, How High the Moon (fig 1). The piece was inspired by an old jazz song and is part of the permanent collection at New York’s Museum of Modern Art. It is designed as a spacious armchair with woven threads of expanded metal; the piece weighs little more than a leaf, and can withstand robust use ....   [tags: identity for an object, modern culture]

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Cyber Attacks: Operation Aurora

- Cyber-attacks are very common in the U.S. and around the world. However, From mid-2009 and through December 2009. One of the most sophisticated cyber-attacks was lunched against Google and 20 other companies (McAfee , 2013). McAfee researchers dubbed the attack Operation Aurora. The cyber-attack was first publicly disclosed by Google on January 12, 2010. A group named "Hidden Lynx” out of China is believed to be responsible. McAfee dubbed the Cyber-attack “Operation Aurora”. According to the anti-virus firm McAfee, the hackers were seeking source codes to Google, Adobe, Yahoo, and dozens of other high-profile companies (Zetter, 2010)....   [tags: cybercrime, intellectual property, security]

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My Experience At Aurora Hills Middle School

- I was first starting 6 grade at aurora hills middle school, also known as a jail school for the lack of windows it held. Around this time, i entered a whole new world of experience. Six classes at once for 6 days, new area, new students and teachers. I revised my first phone. A flip phone. This was big for me. i felt as if i was a symbol showing that my parents now have more trust in me. The phone’s purpose was a sense of security to have to know their kid is safe. A backup so to say if something happen at the RTD....   [tags: Debut albums, Walking, Public transport, Bus stop]

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Styles And Writings Of A Southern Catholic

- Styles and Writings of a Southern Catholic In Flannery O’Connor’s short story, “A Good Man is Hard to Find”, a family goes on a trip. As they are driving along they get into a bad wreck. While trying to get everyone together a strange man comes up. The family first thinks he is there to help but it turns out he just wants to kill them, which he succeeds in at the end (O’Connor). O’Connor makes it seem as though there is just one main character. A look further into the story reveals that there may actually be two, the grandma and the Misfit....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Protagonist, Short story]

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Chaucer's Canterbury Tales - Comparing The Pardoners Tale and The Nun's Priest's Tale

- Irony in The Pardoners Tale and The Nun's Priest's Tale   Irony is the general name given to literary techniques that involve surprising, interesting,or amusing contradictions. 1  Two stories that serve as excellent demonstrations of irony are "The Pardoners Tale" and " The Nun's Priest's Tale," both from Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales. Although these two stories are very different, they both use irony to teach a lesson.         Of the stories, "The Pardoners Tale" displays the most irony....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Movie Review : Psycho ( 1960 )

- I chose to view the Film Psycho (1960) by Alfred Hitchcock for this assignment, and after reading a bit more history I can see how he changed the filming industry. One famous quote by Hitchcock states “there is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it” and this film was the premiere example of it. As a casual viewer, I feel that the film left me wanting more in some ways and less in others. I feel like the talking scenes were of very dialogue heavy and then in the very next scene there would be 2-3 minutes without any speaking....   [tags: Psycho, Alfred Hitchcock, Janet Leigh]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Cooties '

- It might seem a little strange that it 's taken until 2015 for us to finally have a movie about cooties - the fictional childhood illness that you "get" from members of the opposite sex - but there you have it. Now we do have one, appropriately titled "Cooties," although it has decided to take schoolyard sickness, make it a reality, and turn its victims into savage cannibals. Oh, and keeping with the spirit of its real-life "inspiration," the only people who are affected by it are those who haven 't gone through puberty....   [tags: Film, Horror film, Nasim Pedrad, Saw]

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Subarctic phenomena

- Subarctic phenomena Aurora Borealis The aurora has long fascinated people in northern latitudes. The aurora was subject to much mythology amongst Northern cultures. The first attempts to research the scientific origin of the aurora took place in the 18th century, when it was concluded that the aurora is related to magnetism. The aurora occurs in the high latitude regions of the arctic and antarctic. The auroras of the north and south are related and named aurora borealis and aurora australis. The aurora is primarily seen in the sparsely populated high latitude part of the northern hemisphere, though on occasion can be seen in lower latitudes....   [tags: weather]

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Scientific Background of the Auroras

- The colored lights that dance in the sky, changing from shimmering curtains to whirling vortexes dressed in blue, green and red. The shining curtains of light whip back in forth as you stare in awe, witnessing one of wonders of the natural world. These magnificent light shows are known as the Aurora Borealis and Northern Lights in the north and Aurora Australis and Southern Lights in the south. The Aurora Borealis can be seen in areas near magnetic poles located in the North Pole such as Canada, Alaska, Greenland and Siberia....   [tags: Location, History, Scientific Background]

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Inequality Between Coloured People

- Inequality between coloured people and non-coloured people has been existent ever since the beginning of time even though the forms of discrimination and prejudice are different. I believe that in America, race ‘helped’ Americans to explain why some people could be denied the rights and freedoms that others never even had to fight for. To me, that denial of rights was institutionalised in everyday living as government policy – hence, it became natural for the lives of many. Similarly, The Blind Side by John Lee Hancock presents social inequality between the American slum and lots of African-American citizens compared to wealthier citizens in America as it is today....   [tags: discrimination, prejudice, poverty]

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Disney: To be a Young Woman

- To be a Young Woman (according to Disney) Since Disney first introduced Snow White from the film Snow White and the Seven Dwarves back in 1937, the definition of what it means to be a young woman has been hugely influenced by Walt Disney Studios princesses. From the hair and the dresses to the demeanor and poise, Disney princesses have been showing girls of all ages how a woman should look and act, if she wants to have a happy life and find the perfect husband. Being constantly fed the seemingly ‘ideal’ image of beauty since their youth; most girls feel a need to strive to that level of beauty in order for them to feel accepted in society, and confident in themselves....   [tags: disney princess, unrealistic beauty]

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Aurora Leigh

- "Aurora Leigh" The story "Aurora Leigh" is the story of a fictional woman poet. This story was Elizabeth Barret Browning's greatest achievement. This was the first major poem in English Literature in which the heroine, just like the author was a woman writer. This story had a lot to do with Aurora as a rising poet in a society that did not except woman as artists. Society set a restriction on women because of the role that was put upon them. Society basically sets the women into an imprisonment....   [tags: Aurora Leigh]

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The Aurora Borealis

- The Aurora Borealis is made when storms on the the sun form solar winds, or large streams of charged particles streaming toward the earth.These streams could have upward of ten million megawatts of electrical power. That is enough power to light up Los Angeles. It generally takes about three days for these streams of particles to reach the earth's upper atmosphere, or ionosphere. When these charged particles hit the earth's atmosphere, they excite the atoms contained in the atmosphere. These excited atoms have a higher energy state that usual and so want to get back to a more normal energy state....   [tags: physics space]

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Roman Villas

- Roman Villas Villas were built across the south of Britain during the occupation of the Romans. These were typically used as farms and also housing estates but others were not. In a villa, typically, you would find mosaic floors, hypocausts, a bath suite, a garden, fountains, fortifications, stone walls, glass windows, courtyards, corridors, a kitchen, farm buildings, painted walls and evidence of worshiping gods and goddesses....   [tags: Papers]

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The Pros And Cons Of Gmo

- The Pros and Cons of GMO Eating is extremely important, it is also important to eat healthy. Most Americans eat without any concerns; they are not questioning or researching what they are feeding themselves or their family. A lot of that has to do with their financial stability, not having the time to prepare a meal due to their time-consuming work schedule, also lack of knowledge and education on what they are consuming. In this bibliography, I will go over all three articles and explain what they are about....   [tags: Genetically modified food]

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The Literary Merit of Anthony Burgess' A Clockwork Orange and Exploring Reasons Why it Was Banned

- There are many books that have been banned or challenged, but the one that is being presented in this paper is Anthony Burgess’ A Clockwork Orange. The topic of this paper is to inform you of many things and when you have finished it will have you leaving asking yourself one question. First, a summary of A Clockwork Orange will be shared with you, so that you can have an insight as to how the rest of the paper relates to the book. Second, you will find out where, why and when the book was banned and/or challenged and you will discover what the book contains that would “offend” people....   [tags: A Clockwork Orange]

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History and Exploration of Villas

- History and Exploration of Villas Villa is the Latin word for farm, and can also mean 'a large country or suburban house'. They ranged from luxurious mansions to small working farms. Some villas, like Woodchester Roman Villa in Gloucestershire compare with eighteenth-century stately homes. They sported lavish mosaic floors, wall paintings, marble statuary, columns and balustrades. But few Romano-British villas were as posh as this....   [tags: Papers]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Heroin ' And Swansea Love Story ' By Andy Capper And Leo Leigh

- Academic Reflection Essay Swansea Love Story Heroin is portrayed the film “Swansea Love Story” by Andy Capper and Leo Leigh. The producers focus on what lead the people to use, the effects of their use, the rehabilitation process and the using itself. The drug also has a medical origin and is dealt with in harsh manner by law enforcement. Through out the text I will evaluate and analyze these aspects in detail. The film displays many aspects heroin addicts’ lives in the small city of Swansea whales....   [tags: Drug addiction, Addiction, Morphine, Heroin]

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The Role of Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Chronic Diseases

- The mitochondria are specialized rod-shaped structures (organelles) found in most living cells. Depending on their specialized functions, cells may contain as few as five mitochondria or as much as 2000 of these organelles. They are often called the “powerhouse” of the cell because they convert oxygen and nutrients into ATP (adenosine triphosphate), a form of chemical energy, which provides substrate to various metabolic processes within the cell. Only mitochondria can perform this function and when mitochondrial dysfunction occurs, normal cellular activities are disrupted....   [tags: healthy diet,cellular activity,leigh's syndrome]

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Compare Aurora Leigh and Neutral Tones

- Compare Aurora Leigh and Neutral Tones      The frenzied growth and progress of the Victorian Era had worked itself into a ferment at the birth of the Modern Age. Whereas the Victorian authors and poets seemed to attempt to hold onto themes of the Romantics, emulation of the Classical Age and the application of epic format, the Modernists used more conversational language, but similarly to Romantics, turned to introspection as an inspirational source. However, most striking, is the change of mood of the literature from that of optimism and expansion of the 19th century, to that of early 20th century's "pessimism, sadness, and gravity" (Agatucci, 2001)....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Comparison and Contrasting Between 3 poems: - The Flea (John Donne),

- Comparison and Contrasting Between 3 poems: - The Flea (John Donne), Shall I Compare Thee To A Summer's Day (William Shakespeare), and Jenny Kissed Me (James Leigh Hunt) These three love poems or sonnets were all written pre 1914 but by very different writers. The authors of these poems use different styles of writing love poetry. For instance, John Donny is very clever. His poem, 'The Flea' brings out an angle of smart sayings to get people to have sex. William Shakespeare focuses more on actually love, while James Leigh Hunt focuses primarily on a blunt approach....   [tags: English Literature]

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A Brief Biography of Elizabeth Barrett Browning Moulton

- ... At around the age of six, Elizabeth started to write poetry and recited it to her mother would listen to her every word as if she were her audience. Pretty soon Elizabeth started getting better and better at her poetry with each giving year that passed by. At the age of 15, browning became very ill suffering from intense head and spinal pain which became terminal for the rest of her life which indeed made her frail. She started taking a medicine called laudanum for pain which may have led to her lifelong addiction and contributed to her weak health....   [tags: Victorian poets and poetry]

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Use of Mise en Scene in Secrets and Lies by Mike Leigh

- Use of Mise en Scene in Secrets and Lies by Mike Leigh As the narrative unfolds in Mike Leigh’s ‘Secrets And Lies’ we reach the dramatic climax of the film, the barbeque scene. This has significance to the title of the film, ‘Secrets and Lies’ as all the hidden secrets, such as Monica’s inability to have children, and Cynthia’s secret daughter, Hortense are revealed to their families. In the opening sequence the first view of Monica is one of her hovering and stencilling with aggression, connoting to the audience her obsessive nature and how she wrongly prioritises materialistic things to disguise the fact she is incapable to conceive....   [tags: Papers]

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The Sun and Its Features

- The Sun and Its Features Changes in the magnetic field of the sun affect us here on earth in a number of interesting ways. This magnetic field is caused by the flow of electrically charged ions and electrons on the sun, and if it didn't exist, the sun would be a much more boring star. The 11-year cycle of the sun's magnetic field accounts for many of the cool features of the sun: sunspots, solar flares, and aurora borealis. At the beginning of the cycle, the magnetic field is weak and there are very few sunspots; later, at the peak of the cycle, the magnetic field is strong, and there are many sunspots....   [tags: Science Essays Scientific]

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Gun Control Rights

- ... Ownership of certain weapons should be prohibited. Assault rifles and submachine guns are firearms that are never necessary. The United States should set a goal to having fewer high-power weapons available. However,the only situation to these firearms being more acceptable to use than others, are the warlike scenarios. The thought of submachine guns and assault rifles being necessary is sickening. What would be the purpose of owning an assault rifle or submachine guns. Gun-bearers might argue that these weapons could prove to be a tremendous defense to homeowners in emergency situations....   [tags: health issue, assault weapons]

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The Reasons for Success of the Bolsheviks in 1917

- The Reasons for Success of the Bolsheviks in 1917 There are a number of different reasons, why the Bolsheviks seized power in 1917. The Tsar took personal command of the army in the summer of 1915 and left the government in the hands of his wife, the hated Tsarina (who also had the misfortune of being German). She was called "the German woman". The offensive of 1916 had cost the Russians a million casualties and discontent was rife in the army. The soldiers lacked proper military training and the supply of arms and artillery were inadequate....   [tags: Papers]

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"A Way of Life" Movie by Amma Assante

- “A Way of Life”, set in Wales, depicts a harsh environment where the occupants struggle to find ways to get by. This includes single-mother, Leigh-Anne. While presented as a victim of her current situation, she clearly lives in constant fear. This repressed fear feeds into the aggression Leigh-Anne, Robbie, Gavin, and Stephen act on with Hassan. My argument will focus on the several forms of social abjection that occur in “A Way of Life” whether to Leigh-Anne, her group, and Hassan (as a representative of racial/ethnic minorities)....   [tags: social abjection, welfare queen, racial tension]

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Death in Life in Alfred Lord Tennyson's Poetry

- Death in Life in Alfred Lord Tennyson's Poetry Alfred Lord Tennyson, a Victorian poet, used characters from history and mythology for his poetry. Much of his poetry touches upon the subject of death and loneliness. For example, the Lady of Shallot dies when she looks beyond her inner world, Mariana lives in constant sadness over her departed lover, and Tithonus lives forever in an agony worse than death. With a background of melancholia, isolation or anguish Tennyson conveys themes of half-life and death-in-life by the use of uses imagery, symbolism and figures of speech....   [tags: Alfred Lord Tennyson Poets Poetry Essays]

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Raising Minimum Wage For Higher Amount Than What It Currently Is Will Increase The Cost Of Living

- Raising minimum wage to a higher amount than what it currently is will increase the cost of living. This means that the cost of housing food, clothing, utilities, and even gas will rise. A raise in minimum wage could also cause businesses to have to close their doors due to having to pay employees more on their paychecks. Also this will give people a free pass to get a higher pay, but be able to slack at doing their jobs. A raise in wages will make cost in products go up, so then employers will not be able to afford to pay employees the higher minimum wage....   [tags: Employment, Minimum wage, Wage]

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John Dalton Biography

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Short Story : Dawn Of The Final Day

- Oumer Nassir Period 5 Short Story: Dawn of The Final Day I finally found the … “What?!” I yelled to myself, “This is not the philosopher’s relic. Oh no, this is not good. Not good. Not good at all.” I worriedly glanced around the room to see if this was an elaborate ambush. Like I assumed when I first entered the room, there was nobody else in here except me. But there was this dark outline of a person in one of the far corners of the room. I figured that my paranoia was just getting the better of me, but I unsheathed my knife just in case....   [tags: Pain, Suffering, Debut albums, Color]

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From Rags To Riches

- "From Rags to Riches" My father faced some harsh times as a child in Mexico such as not having much medicine for sicknesses, not having a school, and not having any job opportunities. His Dad only wanted the best for him. So when my dad was about 11 years old his dad decided to go to the United States to get a job with his brother. My father was from an area that did not have a public educational system and it was very poor. My father wanted an opportunity to work for money and to improve his life a little bit....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essays]

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Creative Writing: Rodeo at Plum Grove

- I was sitting with my friend, Pistol on one of the bucking shoots watching the barrel race. Two more events before bull riding. I thought. I was itching to get a shot at "Dooms Day" he was the rankest bull in the pen. Pistol had rode him a few weeks ago for 89 points. At most rodeos the barrel race was right before bull riding.Here it's in between calf roping and saddle bronc riding. The announcer called barrel racer after barrel racer......Pistol elbowed me in the side and looked over at a barrel racer waiting outside the arena....   [tags: narrative essays]

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Gdp Is The Highest Priority Upon The Pursuit Of Economic Growth?

- What is GDP. Should society continue to place the highest priority upon the pursuit of economic growth. This essay will define what the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) or Gross National Product (GNP) is and how the circular flow chart is dependent on an equal flow in and out of the economy. The thesis for the essay is that society should not place the highest priority upon the pursuit of economic growth; this will be supported with evidence. It will also briefly argue the opponents side on why GDP should be the highest priority....   [tags: Gross domestic product, Economics, Economic growth]

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The, By Aurora Levins Morales And Elena

- Throughout American history, society has grown from the many different aspects of cultures coming together as one. Many of our families leave their homeland to come to America for more opportunities where we often are told to embrace our cultures yet to a certain extent. While growing up we adapt to American culture without realizing that we are even allowing ourselves to hide our own cultural beliefs and upbringings. The two main characters within “Puertoricanness” by Aurora Levins Morales and “Elena” by Pat Mora both demonstrate an interest of the significance regarding race in contemporary American society....   [tags: Culture, United States, Puerto Rico]

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Queens in Disney Movies

- In Walt Disney’s classic films Sleeping Beauty, and Snow White. The antagonist, the evil fairy queen Maleficent magically appears in the midst of the christening princess Aurora, the daughter of King Stefan and the Queen. And the Evil Queen in Snow White hunts down her step daughter because of her beauty. The question to be asked is are characters still characters over a period of time. There are many artistic values of The Evil Queen and Maleficent. The Queen is a fictional character in the Brothers Grimm fairy tale Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and in the Disney animated film based on it....   [tags: Maleficent, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella]

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The Discovery Of Aurora Borealis

- X When I was young and saw the picture like the figure1, I think it was not real. It cannot happen in the earth. Maybe someone did Photoshop to edit and retouch the colorful colors in that picture. However, it is a natural phenomenon that happened in the earth 's atmosphere. Galileo Galilei named this phenomenon as "Aurora Borealis." I have three areas of information about auroras to advise you: what aurora borealis is, where the aurora borealis typically seen is, and comparison and contrast this information with Witch Child....   [tags: Earth, Solar wind, Earth's magnetic field]

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How Do I Love Thee, By Elizabeth Barrett Browning

- Well known for one of her most famous poem How Do I Love Thee, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, was a respected poet long before her marriage to Robert Browning. It seems that her memory is known for this poem written about her husband. The quiet romance that happened between the two is what seems to pull readers in, as well as Mrs. Browning 's life. From a life threatening sickness to a famous poet and a love filled marriage, Elizabeth Barrett Browning had a life that people would want to know about for centuries....   [tags: Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Robert Browning]

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Analysis Of ' Little Briar Rose '

- Little Briar Rose “The fairy tale, which to this day is the first tutor of children because it was once the first tutor of mankind, secretly lives on in the story. The first true storyteller is, and will continue to be, the teller of fairy tales. Whenever good counsel was at a premium, the fairy tale had it, and where the need was greatest, its aid was nearest. This need was created by myth. The fairy tale tells us of the earliest arrangements that mankind made to shake off the nightmare which myth had placed upon its chest.”(Walter Benjamin)....   [tags: Fairy tale, Brothers Grimm, Sleeping Beauty]

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Safety and the Concept Car

- Safety and the Concept Car An area of significant importance in the world of concept design, is the improvement and understanding of how vehicles can be made safe and harmless to the environment we live in. In recent years the worlds population has become aware of the devastating effects our lifestyles are having on our planets resources, and naturally our transportation has been held responsible for some of these problems. This topic has therefore become one of great interest to the creators of new concept cars, giving designers the opportunity to materialise ideas which really could change the world....   [tags: Experimental Safety Vehicles, Car Production]

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The Main Function of Cyber Security

- ... On the same day, United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton issued a brief statement condemning the attacks. Dmitri Alperovitch, Vice President of Threat Research at cyber security company McAfee, named the attack "Operation Aurora". Research by McAfee Labs discovered that “Aurora” was part of the file path on the attacker’s machine that was included in two of the malware binaries McAfee said were associated with the attack. "We believe the name was the internal name the attacker(s) gave to this operation," McAfee Chief Technology Officer George Kurtz stated....   [tags: modern technology, security breaches]

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