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Heroes of the Track

- Heroes of the Track Racing has gone through many changes since 1974, when it first started. Racecars were not equipped with safety features such as roll bars, cages and safety belts. When accidents occurred drivers were seriously injured or died. Over the years, steps have been taken to prevent major injuries. Race cars are now equipped with safety features and the drivers now wear suits that are made from flame retardant material, helmets and safety belts. Racetracks have also been modified to help make the sport safe....   [tags: Papers]

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Urban Legend of Glenn Dale Hospital

- Glenn Dale Hospital Background Over the recent break, I mentioned to a friend that I needed to write about a ghost-related urban legend. He offered to tell me about Glenn Dale Hospital, which is supposedly a famous ghost legend in Maryland. Since I am a lifelong Maryland resident and did not know about the hospital, I was eager to hear the story. The story was told in the living room of a house by a 19 year old white male native to southern Maryland. He is from a middle class family and his father and mother are a construction worker and a homemaker, respectively....   [tags: Ghost Stories Urban Legends]

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Urban Legend of Glenn Dale Hospital

- Glenn Dale Hospital Many urban legends get passed down to others from information people hear, read, and experience on their own. Stories get manipulated and exaggerated over time and reasons for the story’s existence can vary. The true story of Glenn Dale Hospital appears to be rather clear according to credible sources – but this does not stop people from creating their own myths and legends and believing what others tell them is true. The story was told to me by a white female college sophomore that I have known for many years....   [tags: Urban Legends Ghost Stories]

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The Glory of the Light Within by Dale Terbush

- Magical, poetic, and awe-aspiring. This is what mere words at its best can accomplish when trying to capture the essence of the painting, The Glory of the Light Within, by the renowned artist, Dale Terbush. This specific masterpiece is representative of Terbush’s art and reveals much about his outlook towards nature. Viewers are presented with a breathtaking scenery and a natural beauty depicted in all its glory in this panoramic view (the painting is 4x5 feet). Indeed, because the well-defined foreground, distinct middle ground, and dim background compose characteristics of a magical scenery, this vista is transformed into an ideal utopia....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Perfection Wasted by John Updike

- Each person brings a special quality and gift to life that creates an individualistic style to the world that we live in. The poem Perfection Wasted was written by John Updike in the year 1990; this poem accentuates the flair that can never be replaced when a loved one dies. One way to better understand a poem is to paraphrase it into your own words. Paraphrase of Perfection Wasted: One thing that is unfortunate about departing this life is the lost vivacity that a person works to expand since the day they were born....   [tags: Papers]

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Reasons to wear a seatbelt

- “August 2000, our family of six was on the way to a wedding. It was a rainy day, and Gregg was not familiar with the area. The car hit standing water in the high-way, and started hydro-planing. Greg lost control of the car. Then, the car went backwards down into a ditch and started sliding on its wheels sideways. After sliding for 100 feet or so, the car flipped, at least once. After flipping, the car came to rest on its wheels, and the passenger window broke out....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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We are Shown How to Handle People in the Book, How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

- In, How to Win Friends and Influence People, Dale Carnegie describes the fundamental techniques of how to handle people, six ways to make people like you, how to win people to your way of thinking, and how to change people without giving offense or arousing resentment. In the first part of this book, Carnegie describes one of the most useful strategies, “Don’t criticize, condemn or complain.” “Don’t criticize them; they are just what we would have be under similar circumstances,” as President Abraham Lincoln said to Ms....   [tags: listen, sympathize, encourage]

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Castleton

- Castleton is one of the most popular centres in the Peak District. Maybe this is because it has everything the visitor might want - picturesque scenery (it is overlooked by Mam Tor), a ruined Norman castle, show caves, interesting geology (such as Winnats Pass), good walks and a pretty village. However, it also has a lot of tourists, even in winter, and on summer weekends you must be prepared to jostle with the crowds. winnatsThe village is centred around a square in which the church lies - this is just off the main road and directly beneath Peveril Castle on the hill behind....   [tags: Descriptive Essay Example]

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Robert Owen

- Robert Owen was born in Newtown, Montgomeryshire (Wales) on May 14, 1771, the sixth of seven children. His father was a sadler and ironmonger who also served as local postmaster; his mother came from one of the prosperous farming families of Newtown. Owen attended the local school where he developed a strong passion for reading. At the age of ten he was sent to seek his fortune in London with his eldest brother, William. After a few weeks, Owen found a position in a large drapery business in Stamford (Lincolnshire) where he served as an apprentice....   [tags: Biography Robert Owen]

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Satan or Santa?

- Satan or Santa. To Whom It May Concern: I regret to inform you that, effective immediately, I will no longer be able to serve Southern United States on Christmas Eve. Due to the overwhelming current population of the earth, my contract was renegotiated by North American Fairies and Elves Local 209. I now serve only certain areas of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin and Michigan. As part of the new and better contract I also get longer breaks for milk and cookies so keep that in mind. However, I'm certain that your children will be in good hands with your local replacement who happens to be my third cousin, Bubba Claus....   [tags: social issues]

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The Makings of a Good Lawman

- The Makings of a Good Lawman Gunsmoke is about the violence that moved throughout the west and the united states marshal Matt Dillon along with his sidekick Chester, who moved along solving the crimes and lending a hand to anyone who needed it along the way. The staring cast of Gunsmoke was William Conrad as Matt Dillon, Howard McNear as Doc, Parley Baer as Chester, Georgia Ellis as Kitty. Usually the west is describes as a time in history filled with outlaws, gun fights, ghost towns, wagon journeys along trails, it was a time when people picked up and moved hearing of the next booming city where more gold can be found, more money to be made or the way of life was better than before....   [tags: Television Media TV Essays]

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Compbell Soup Overview

- 1. Company Overview Founded in 1869, Campbell Soup Company is one of the leaders in manufacturing & marketing branded consumer food products with approximately 24,250 employees world wide, total revenues of 6.7 billion, 36 manufacturing plants in 10 nations, and over 2000 products on the market. Over the years, Campbell Soup Company has diversified into number of businesses - from frozen dinners to retail garden centers. However Soup has been its core business. Some major brands of Campbell Soup Co....   [tags: Business Management Strategy Market]

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Studies Pursued and Boys and Girls

- Studies Pursued and Boys and Girls “What is considered inherently interesting is knowledge about men. Because men control the records, and the value system, it is generally believed that it is men who have done all the exciting things: it is men who have made history, made discoveries, made inventions and performed feats of skill and courage – according to men. These are the important activities and only men become the curriculum.” (Dale Spender 1982) The above quite reflects the findings and attitude of Dale Spender, a female sociologist....   [tags: Papers]

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Business Process Management

- Business Process Management  Introduction  For every business there is a process in place. For some businesses, there are a number of laid down processes. These processes actually form the building units of the business which is pre-requisite to end results of the business. Zairi (1997) defined a process as an approach for converting inputs into outputs. Davenport (1993) defined process as a structured, measured set of activities designed to produce a specified outcome for a particular customer or market.W e need to realize that these processes might be performed routinely by members of staff of the organisation who are also the operators, without bearing the ultimate end results in mind....   [tags: Business Management Analysis]

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Patient Participation in Decision-Making

- Are decision making of doctors really beneficial for patients. Often patients give up all autonomy for the doctor’s perceived great knowledge of the health services. But as in all humans self-interest almost always clouds one decision on what is best. Terence Ackerman claims noninterference is bad because it does not consider effects of illness of a patient (Degrazia, Mappes, and Ballard 70-140) . Meaning that noninterference in regards to autonomy; makes the doctors job and decision very simple, “let the patient decide.” This is often a tragic case because most patients do not understand the consequences or benefits of a health decision or procedure....   [tags: Medical Decision-Making]

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Women Online

- Women Online Is it better to be a woman online or a man online. Which sex is more respected. Do women have better conversations then men or is it the other way around. Can women participate in a debate with men and still be heard. Are women being treated equally online in comparison to their male counterparts. These are some of the questions that are asked in the articles of Dale Spender and Laura Miller. Dale Spenders article entitled Gender-Bending, and Laura Millers article entitled Women and Children First: Gender and the Settling of the Electronic Frontier....   [tags: Internet Feminist Technology Essays]

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The Impact of The Simpsons on American Children

- The Impact of The Simpsons on American Children The Simpsons is one of Americas most popular television shows for viewers under eighteen years of age. However, the ideals that The Simpsons conveys are not always wholesome, sometimes not even in good taste. It is inevitable that The Simpsons is affecting children. Matt Groening took up drawing to escape from his troubles in 1977. At the time, Groening was working for the L.A. Reader, a free weekly newspaper. He began working on Life in Hell, a humorous comic strip consisting of people with rabbit ears....   [tags: TV Television Media Essays]

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Roanoke and Jamestown

- Roanoke and Jamestown The first effort by the English to establish a colony in the New World was when Sir Walter Raleigh issued a charter to establish a colony at Roanoke. It was the responsibility of Raleigh to make the necessary provisions to complete the journeys to the New World and accomplish the goals of the charter. This entailed hiring ship captains and their crews, recruiting possible colonists, purchasing food and other supplies, and finding those who would invest capital in the missions....   [tags: Papers]

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Puritan Inheritance

- Today, people describe the Puritans with their biased point of view. It is not unfathomable why people do not like the Puritans. The Puritans’ society and today’s society are very different. Puritan society was very restrained; people could only believe in God and the Bible was the law. Unlike Puritan society, today’s society does not restrain religion. Even though Puritans had bad influences on today’s society, Puritans played a pivotal role in constructing the USA. If you look around more carefully, you will easily realize that some things that you took for granted were actually influenced by the Puritans, and they are very significant and necessary to today’s society....   [tags: History Puritan Religion]

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Early American Settlements

- How Much is Too Much. In order for any society to be successful there must be some kind of law and order. Without some established rules and regulations little would get done and there would be chaos and confusion. But in turn there is another side to the spectrum. At what point are the rules too much. There comes a point in which enforcements are overbearing and hinder the people under them. This often seems to be the case in early American times. Though these early laws benefited the foundation of church and state into a more united community, the often caused many hardships to the citizens under them....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Into the Woods

- Into the Woods Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Cast of Characters Narrator.................. Tom Heintzelman Cinderella............... Mary Crowley Jack........................ Dale Mason Jack's Mother......... Lori Ann Fahnders Baker...................... Ed Macmurdo Baker's Wife.......... Cynda Wrightsman Cinderella's Stepmother.. Debbie Rudis Florinda................... Karee Prince Lucinda.................. Sara Sherrrow Cinderella's Father.. Gil Opferman Littler Red Ridinghood......   [tags: Free Essays]

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Love and Destruction in Alice Hoffman's Here on Earth

- Love and Destruction in Alice Hoffman's Here on Earth Dangerous love was an attraction for March in Alice Hoffman's Here on Earth. The story suggests that her love is pure from the beginning and that she could only love her counter part Hollis. The twist and turns that this novel brings shows the doom that falls upon March and Hollis's relationship. The affection grows to lust and then to a need for their bodies. March and Hollis's need for the love of each other lead to each of their destructions....   [tags: Hoffman Here on Earth Essays]

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Discovery of the Dinosaur with the Fossilized Heart

- Discovery of the Dinosaur with the Fossilized Heart Dinosaur fossils are one of the few ways in which scientists can study the history of life on earth millions of years ago. Each new discovery is unique in its own way and provides valuable information about the past. No two finds are exactly identical; therefore, when dinosaur remains are uncovered, the possibility and excitement of new information or even a new species exists. Until the year 2000, no dinosaur has ever been found with a fossilized heart....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Japanese Prejudice

- Japanese Prejudice David Guterson depicts real-life prejudice during World War II in his fictional novel Snow Falling on Cedars. During World War II, prejudice towards the Japanese was strong. Japan had attacked America, and because they had attacked us that meant that every Japanese person was responsible in some way. Similarly, in the novel, Kabuo Miyamoto was blamed for committing the murder of Carl Heine because of his race rather than facts. The white people were eager and willing to point their fingers at the Japanese because it was easy for them to do so during this time period....   [tags: War II Japan Discrimination essays]

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Pocahontas or Matoaka

- Matoaka, also known as Pocahontas which meant “playful one”, was born on the year 1595. The book that I had read was Pocahontas: Medicine Woman, Spy, Entrepreneur, Diplomat by Paula Gunn Allen. It was published by HarperCollins Publisher Inc. in 10 East 53rd Street, New York, NY 10022 on the year 2003. She was an amazing person and woman who became famous for standing up for what she believed in. Pocahontas was the daughter of Chief Powhatan which made her an Indian Princess. When she was 12 years old, she saved a colonist named John Smith from being clubbed to death....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Success Vs Ambition

- The two novels, which were read, demonstrated exemplary details of the ISU topics from which we were supposed to choose. The Hunt for Red October, by Tom Clancey, and Fatal Terrain, by Dale Brown were the two books being read and analyzed. These two novels are very similar in theme. Even though all of the given themes can be linked to, and have stunning similarities to one another, the themes which most protrude in these works, are success, and ambition. The ambition aspects in both of the books bear stunning resemblance to one another....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Wolf Whistle

- In his novel, Wolf Whistle, Lewis Nordan depicts a racist society. The society and the citizens within it are not only mean and nasty, but also self-absorbed. However, between narrating a loose account of a 14 year old black boy's murder and telling the stories of the citizens of Arrow Catcher, Mississippi, Nordan gives a sort of ray of hope for the future. Since the actual murder is somewhat a minor aspect of the novel, and the book lacks any real major black characters, readers may get the impression that this is a negative aspect of this book....   [tags: Lewis Nordan]

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Different Uses of Virtual Reality

- Different Uses of Virtual Reality Virtual reality (VR) is the use of a computer to create an artificial environment that appears and feels like a real environment and allows users to explore a space and manipulate the environment. In its simplest form, a VR application displays what appears to be a three-dimensional view of a place or object, such as a landscape, building, molecule, or red blood cell, which users can explore. For example, architects can use VR software to show clients how a building will look after a construction or remodeling project....   [tags: Expository Essays Research Papers]

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Adirondack Wildcats

- Adirondack Wildcats Brevard Blue Ducks Franchise History: 1988-1998 Jacksonville, 1999-2000 Gulf Coast, 2001 Lakeland Blue Ducks, 2002 Brevard Blue Ducks Cedar Rapids River Raiders Ownership: Cedar Rapids River Raiders Corporation, Barry S. Smith, and Toni L. Smith Head Coach: Dave Joerger Assistants: Kenyon Murray President/CEO: Barry S. Smith Sales Account Representitive: Grant Guyer General Manager & Director of Operations: Sean McLaughlin Franchise History: Expansion Team - 2004 Dodge City Legend Ownership: Dodge City Basketball, Inc.; Ownership Members: Jim Lewis, Greg Goff, Pat George, Michael Morrison, Kent Smoll, Dr....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Dale Earnhardt

- Dale Earnhardt grew up in automotive racing. Ever since he was a kid that is what his family did, and now his family carries on that legacy. Dale Earnhardt grew up in Kannapolis, North Carolina, a textile mill town. His father, Ralph Earnhardt, was known as "Iron heart" on the short-track racing circuit, and he taught Dale how to drive stock cars and work with engines. His father had converted a barn behind the family home into a garage, and he was well known for his skill with engines. Earnhardt's earliest memory is of watching his father race....   [tags: Biography Biographies Bio]

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Dale Earnhardt Sr.

- Dale Earnhardt Sr. Dale Earnhardt Sr. died as he lived. Always known as a competitor who brought the best out in everyone around him, he died trying to bring the best out in one of his drivers, Michael Waltrip. Dale knew that several cars had the ability to win the Daytona 500, and he was determined to make sure that those cars had to get by him in order to reach Waltrip, the eventual winner. His final lap crash occurred as he was running interference for Waltrip and his son, Dale Junior, who finished second....   [tags: NASCAR Racing Sports]

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NASCAR and the Temperance Movement

- ... Then they started loading it up in cars to transport there moonshine to sell. Then they started supping up their cars to run from the law. Plus to run from other moonshiners. The chosen car for moonshine transportation was small light and fast vehicle. Well on December 5, 1933 the 21st amendment was passed ending prohibition. Not knowing what to do the moonshiners started racing each other on the main highways and on the back roads. Then a man by the name bill France. Got the bright idea for them moonshiners to race on an oval track....   [tags: moonshiners, absence of alcohol]

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Driving Solo: A Reflection on Today's Icons

- The focus today on America's modern icons can be ridiculous. Our icons are no longer people who have done anything touchable. Florence Nightingale saved our country from future disease. Harriet Tubman helped to free slaves. Francis Scott Key wrote our beloved national anthem. Now, in the 21st century, we have Britney Spears, sexpot. We're proud to say that we are the home of the raunchy Christina Aguilera. And Kurt Cobain. We can't forget Kurt, can we. At the mere mention of any of these names, curiosity and conversation run rampant....   [tags: Sociology]

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Hoosiers

- Hoosiers As driving into Hickory, Indiana, a tiny town, I see that every house has a basketball hoop on the side of their barn. The little town consists of one main street. It has the local supermarket, barbershop, hardware store and some other small stores. While driving on the main street, I noticed that everyone notices a stranger coming into town. That is how small Hickory is. Driving into the high school parking lot I see that the girls dominate the young men by far. Looking around I also see that everyone is talking about the basketball game that night....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Family Portrayal in the Film The Castle

- The Castle is a movie primarily about a family sticking together and their fight for the right to live in their own home. The Castle’s portrayal of family is both positive and negative. The Castle depicts many positive images of the family throughout the movie. From the very start of the film, it is easy to see that the Kerrigans are a very close knit family. They always eat their dinner together, with the TV turned ‘down’, and talk about their day. Around the dinner table the family shows support for each other, and recognizes anything a family member may have achieved, like when Darryl beams with pride telling the family about how Dale dug a hole....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Abuse of Power in the Movie Power, Politics, and Conflict

- Causes of the Problem Power, Politics, and Conflict Throughout the movie, there is very obvious abuse of power by managers in all three working environments. Power is the ability that an individual has to influence the behaviour of another individual and oppose any unwanted pressure in return (Mann, 2013). In Nick’s case, his boss holds his authority over Nick by implying the possibility of a promotion only to reward himself (Scott, 2011). Nick’s boss is in control of who receives promotions thus falsely giving hope to Nick that he will be receiving a reward in the near future....   [tags: management, motivation, justice]

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The Castle by Rob Sitch

- Darryl’s life is worth fighting for. “You can’t buy what I’ve got.” ‘The Castle’ directed by Rob Sitch, about one man, his family and neighbours on the verge of being homeless. Darryl Kerrigan, the “backbone of the family” won’t stand for that. Of course no one can buy what he has. He’s spent almost his entire lifetime building what he has, why should he give it up. Darryl’s way of life is simple yet filled with family values. 3 Highview Crescent is the home to Darryl, his wife Sal and their 3 children: Wayne, Steve, Tracy and Dale....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Interview With Men In Non-Traditional Roles

- Men In Non-Traditional Roles This paper takes a look into the lives of three males breaking out of their gender stereotyped roles in society. These males avoid the boundaries traditional thinking has tried to impose on them and embark on their own as what they like to call "pioneers in the men's equality movement." Introduction: The Men First off, this paper will introduce the three "pioneers"; changing only their names for the sake of privacy--per request....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Tibetan People

- It is accepted that the Tibetan individuals are the relatives of the human Pha Treglan Changchup sempa who is a legendary monkey precursor of the Tibetan individuals. Tibetans hone the religion of Buddhism. The Tibetan individuals are an ethnic assembly who are local to Tibet. The evaluated populace is 6.5 million. Tibetan live in China and in India Nepal and Bhutan. These urban areas are vigorously populated with Tibetans. In Nepal there is around 20,000-60,000. Tibetans talk the Burman dialect and additionally talk Indian because of the populace source in India....   [tags: education, housing, culture]

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Communication in The Global Village

- The world that we understand is rapidly becoming a much smaller entity. Technology is rapidly bringing us to places we have never been before. Thanks to widespread globalization, and the explosive growth and use of the internet, people are uniting and communicating in ways never dreamed two decades past. While more developed countries are taking advantage of this new global village, less developed countries helplessly stay in their idle life rafts as the sharks of these new virtual communities circle round....   [tags: Technology Globalization Essays]

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Education and Its Role in the Development of Children

- Education in Britain as changed greatly since World War II, mainly due to the 1944 Education Act, which made secondary education free and compulsory until the age of 15 years. The views taken of education and its importance in national, economic and political terms have varied a great deal since then with each new government: there have been many good intentions but too few initiatives taken to achieve the ideal system. Unfortunately this means that, unless you are white, male, middle class and non-handicapped, the institution of the school may not be very helpful to your development, and your days at school may be remembered as a time of prejudice, frustration and lost opportunities....   [tags: Papers]

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The True Stories of Tax Cheaters

- Last week, we talked about the IRS Criminal Investigation unit, which just released their Fiscal 2012 report. That report was filled with the sort of dry statistics you would expect from an IRS annual report: 5,125 total investigations launched, 202 crooked tax preparers indicted, 199 identity thieves sent to prison, and 64 months average time behind bars for money launderers. But the report also includes dozens of stories of tax cheats who really just should have known better — and some whose stories are so entertaining we just had to share them....   [tags: IRS, tax, fraud]

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The End of Large Department Stores and Malls

- The biggest department stores in the mid-1960s were Macy's, Hudson's, and Marshall Field. Hudson's had 25 floors; two of its four below-ground floors were basement stores, where 60 departments did up to 25% of the store's business. At its peak in mid-century, Hudson's employed over 12,000 employees and welcomed 100,000 shoppers a day. Hudson’s even had its own telephone exchange (Capitol), and the nation's third largest switchboard, with only by the Pentagon and the Bell System larger. Across all major cities, the downtown department stores were enormous, with elevators and escalators....   [tags: Shopping, Internet]

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The Mythology of Star Wars

- The Mythology of Star Wars This essay is dedicated to the idea of displaying the true epic of Star Wars. From the hero's journey in the unknown forests, to the goddess and spirtual revelations, this site will show Star Wars in a way many have not seen--a great mythological tale of sorrow and amazements that has lived through our history as long as the human race has lived on Earth. Even as George Lucas has explained as the reason why he created Star Wars, "I wanted to make a kid's film that would strengthen contemporary mythology and introduce a kind of basic morality" (Pollock I44)....   [tags: Movie Film Essays]

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My Hero : Dale Earnhardt

- When I was younger, my hero was Dale Earnhardt. Coming from nothing, Earnhardt quickly rose through the ranks to become a champion. He was a stock car driver who consistently pushed the boundaries of his sport often incurring the wrath of the older more seasoned drivers. He survived his youthful exuberance only to later become a seasoned and highly respected driver himself. In February of 2001, he was killed doing what he loved, and I was devastated. See, the problem was I had never realized he was my hero until he died....   [tags: Family, Mother, Marriage, Love]

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Boy Scouts of America v. Dale (2000)

- In 1978, James Dale joined Boy Scout Troop 73 of Matawan, New Jersey at the age of eight. After ten years and a journey through the various levels of Scouting, Dale was awarded the Eagle Scout Badge, a high honor achieved by only a minute fraction of Scouts. Soon after being awarded the Eagle Scout Badge, Dale was offered adult membership in the Boy Scouts. In addition, he was invited to become assistant scoutmaster of Troop 73. After graduating high school, Dale went on to study at Rutgers University....   [tags: social issues, james dale]

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My Grandpa, Dale Delay

- My Grandpa, Dale Delay, lived to be eighty-one years old. During his eighty-one year life he accomplished a great amount. Although I was only alive for the last eighteen years of his life, I have heard many things about what he accomplished in his earlier lifetime that have inspired me. The way he was able to raise a, successful, family just by having a great work ethic is one thing that inspired me the most. Dale grew up in a lower to middle class family that included seven people. They lived in a small Kansas town called Lewis....   [tags: Higher education, College, University]

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Robert D. Dale Pastoral Leadership

- The author of Pastoral Leadership, Robert D. Dale, lays out everyday guidance for those in ministry. Formerly being a teacher at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and having written at least 14 books, Dale gives great insight. This book printed by Abingdon press, can be bought for less than $30. With about that many years in experience, it 's well worth the price. Within the first chapter, Dale looks at necessary foundations for being a leader. He mentions that leaders are: visionaries, imaginative, risk takes, and interestingly knowers of when to follow....   [tags: Old Testament, New Testament, Leadership]

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Urban Legend of Glenn Dale Hospital

- Glenn Dale Hospital Many people claim that they do not believe in ghosts or other uncanny things. Despite those claims, however, a good urban legend still has the power to make anybody stop and ponder the question, “What if?” What if these stories that always seem to have some level of possibility, were actually true. As urban legends transcend through years and generations, they always find a way of still seeming possible in the present time. This is what can be said of the story that was shared with me about the Glenn Dale Hospital....   [tags: Urban Legends Ghost Stories]

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Ice Wind-Dale by R.A Salvatore

- Ice Wind-Dale by R.A Salvatore A book I have read recently and enjoyed was "Ice Wind-Dale" by R.A Salvatore. I received this book as a present and was intimidated by its sheer size, but was blessed as it was the greatest book that I have ever read. It was the only book that has made me depressed because of finishing it and yet was still satisfied and not left wanting. Salvatore created the perfect setting, characters and plot to make the book so memorable. The plot is straight forward as the book is actually a trilogy, and so the story evolves from one book to the next....   [tags: English Literature]

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The Highway Hooker By Leo Dale Pittman

- The Highway Hooker “I robbed them, and I killed them as cold as ice, and I would do it again, and I know I would kill another person because I’ve hated humans for a long time.” Leo Dale Pittman, a psychotic child molester, and Diane Wuornos, a young mother incapable of becoming a mother, gave birth to a healthy baby girl on February 29, 1956, in Rochester, Michigan; Aileen Wuornos. The decisions Aileen’s parents made will have a dramatic impact on her future decisions. Leo, her father, beat Aileen night and day until he was arrest for rape and attempted murder of a seven year old girl....   [tags: Murder, Capital punishment, Aileen Wuornos]

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How to Wing Friends and Inlfuence People by Dale Carnegie

- I chose “How to Win Friends and Influence People” – By Dale Carnegie. I enjoyed this book a lot more than I thought I would. I liked how Dale Carnegie talked about how to talk to other people in society but, he used his personal stories. Also, I liked how he separated the book into principles and not chapters it felt like it went faster. The principles are very helpful and very logical, this book made me look at society different and it made me realize how important little things are. In principle number 2 (Fulfill Others’ Desires to Feel Important) Dale Carnegie talks about how important it is to tell people that they are wanted, even spouses and children....   [tags: content personal analysis and opinion ]

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Choosing Dale Doback And Brennan Huff From The Movie, Step Brothers

- Numerous movies, books or TV shows have plenty of character that shows development throughout the course of their lifetime, series or whatever the case may be. In this case I decided to choose Dale Doback and Brennan Huff from the movie, Step Brothers. These characters play an enormous role in this movie due to the fact they are the step brothers the title was referring to. Brennan and Dale were both in their forties, they were both unemployed, still living at home, and self- centered, spoiled men....   [tags: Erik Erikson]

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The Case Of Twin Brothers Dale And Mike, A Failed Suicide Pact

- In order to uphold the ideal of protecting and preserving the rights and liberties of American citizens, our criminal justice system was created to bring justice to those whom a wrongdoing has been committed against. Justice is rooted in protecting those rights and determining a punishment that is fair and appropriate based on the circumstances of the crime. In the case of twin brothers Dale and Mike, a failed suicide pact resulted in Dale panicking and shooting his brother killing him instantly....   [tags: Criminal law, Crime, Prison, Manslaughter]

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Analysis Of Carnegie 's ' The Great Gatsby '

- There are two big things that I know Dale Carnegie for. First is his insight on how to win people over and second is his insight on how to stop worrying. The following Dale Carnegie quotes are insights into both of those things. I think he knew that if you stop worrying so much, you become more likable anyway, which makes all these Dale Carnegie quotes great for helping you win more people over. 1. Have Fun In Everything "People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing." This is so important to remember....   [tags: Anxiety, Worry, 2008 albums, Dale Carnegie]

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Literary Reviews On Eight Primary Leadership Strategies From The New Testament By Robert D. Dale

- This paper will explore some literary reviews on eight primary sources about being a pastor in a local ministry community. A pastor needs to train the congregation to help assist the community in their need. The literature review will include some strategies for providing ministry support in a local congregation. Literary Reviews Books: Robert D. Dale, Leading Edge: Leadership Strategies from the New Testament. Some Pastors have a strong desire for making a request to advance leadership. Robert Dale shares four primary leadership strategies from the New Testament....   [tags: Christianity, New Testament, Christian terms]

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Breakfast of Champions

- Breakfast of Champions When one hears the phrase “Breakfast of Champions,” he envisions a grinning picture of Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan slam dunking, or Dale Earnhardt in a racecar on a box of Wheaties, a popular breakfast cereal. A few avid Saturday Night Live fans might recall a skit performed by James Belushi. In the skit, Belushi’s “Breakfast of Champions” was beer, cigarettes, and donuts. Neither of these examples are the subject of Kurt Vonnegut’s Breakfast of Champions or Good Bye Blue Morning....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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A Weekend at a NASCAR Event

- A Weekend at NASCAR As most people are aware, NASCAR is the fastest growing sport in America. NASCAR, or the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, has become a national phenomenon and is attended by millions of Americans of year. The NASCAR season begins in February at the speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, and runs until November where it concludes at the final race in Homestead, Florida. The season consists of 36 races at tracks throughout the United States. Some tracks, such as Daytona and Texas, sponsor two races each season....   [tags: Auto Racting]

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History of NASCAR

- NASCAR was formed by William France, Sr., who was an auto mechanic from Washington D.C. The current CEO is Brian France who is the grandson of Bill France. NASCAR headquarters is in Daytona Beach, Florida and it has several offices throughout the United States and some in Mexico and Canada. Before Bill France started NASCAR, racing was a very dishonest business where the promoters often stole money from the drivers. France believed that if racing became an organization with rules it would become an honest type of business....   [tags: William France Sr. Biography, Sport]

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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]

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How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie

- ... There are many websites today such as Mailchimp and Smore that allow teachers to create stunning newsletters with ease. These newsletters are an excellent way to keep students and parents “in the know”. Early correspondence is the first task in building positive relations, however, it does not end there. Once you open communication, it is time to know students on a more personal level. Students in the 21st century need to know how and why the material relates to them; this is especially true in the middle and high school grades....   [tags: academic objectives, classroom environments]

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The Struggle For Equality And The Civil Rights Movement

- The struggle for equality has been a long, hard fought battle in the U.S. The landmark decision in Brown v. Board of Education which prohibited segregation in schools (Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka 347 U.S. 483 1954) and overturned Plessy v. Fergusion 's “separate but equal” clause was instrumental in the establishment of civil rights and liberties in America (Plessy v. Ferguson 163 U.S. 537 1896). In 1973, Roe v. Wade 's monumental decision regarding abortion marked a turning point in the Woman’s Rights movement (Roe v....   [tags: Supreme Court of the United States]

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The Supreme Court And The Advancement Of The Gay Rights Movement

- The history of The relationship that exists between the U.S Supreme Court and the advancement of Gay Rights has been precarious, to say the least. The Supreme Courts ruling in favour of homosexuals in the 1958 case of One,Inc v Oleson was monumental for the advancement of the gay rights movement. However, the 5-4 majority decision in Bowers v. Hardwick in 1986, which decided that consenting adults did not have a right to engage in homosexual acts in private, set the movement the back. Romer v. Evans in 1996 got things back on track when the courts struck down 6-3 Colorado 's Amendment 2, which denied gays and lesbians protection against discrimination....   [tags: Supreme Court of the United States]

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My Family At The Mall

- Within this family unit there are 7 members all are Black Americans, father Dale 40 and mother Sonya 36. Dale and Sonya married for 13 years since June 7, 2002; together both have two kids of their own son Dale Jr 10 and baby girl Dream 3 years of age. However, Sonya had four kids of her own before the marriage. Son Lenny, who just turned 19 and two daughters, Kay Ann 18 and Sasha 14 years old. Dale has been a construction worker for 22 years working with thee city of Delray Beach also home owner and rent properties....   [tags: Family, Mother, Father, Parent]

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`` Amazing Grace `` : Conflict Between Social Class

- Humans are the most unique animals in the world and vary due to the many different traits that help to mold and sculpt one’s character. Humans’ traits may be inherited, environmentally determined, or a combination of the two (Wikipedia). Often, traits are used to categorize humans into different classes or societies. An individual’s wealth, education, and occupation ultimately determine the class that will surround him or her. The differences in wealth, education, and occupation are what constitutes the different classes in the United States....   [tags: Social class, Sociology, Working class]

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The Workplace Issues That Prompt Emma

- Describe the workplace issues that prompt Emma (the main character) to consider unionization. There were a couple of workplace issues that prompt Emma to consider unionization. When Emma started to work at Patty’s she noticed how unfair people are being treated examples were favoritism, unstable hours and sexual harassment. When Patty’s received a new head manager from there everything went down hill. Some issues were cutting employee hours. Dale targeted the single mom employees who truly needed this job....   [tags: Trade union, Employment, Bullying, Abuse]

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Talent Development Search For New Talent For The Company

- In my position as the Director of Talent Development searching for new talent for the company is one of my main duties. However, it is essential that we develop and measure the talent that we already have at the company. Keeping abreast of new and established talent will help us to continue to recruit the best talent for our growing business and retain those already established in leadership positions. As you are aware one of our main philosophies is to hire high as it benefits the company in two ways, first we ensure that we only hire the best and the brightest and secondly it keeps the current leaders on their toes so that they stay on task and achieve their objectives....   [tags: Decision making, Decision theory, Leadership]

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Alcohol Consumption Among First Time Mothers And Its Effects On Preterm Birth

- State the results of the research The results of the study by Dale, Bakketeig, and Per Magnus (2016) regarding alcohol consumption among first-time mothers and its effects on preterm birth do not indicate a clear risk reduction for drinking during pregnancy. The surveys issued at gestational week 15 received a 94.9% response rate, with a sample size of 101,769 for the questionnaire and 108,327 from the Medical Birth Registry of Norway (MBRM). Collected data was narrowed to a total of 46,252 participants who met the criteria of primiparous women with singleton pregnancies who delivered between week 22 and 43 of gestation....   [tags: Childbirth, Pregnancy, Prenatal development]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Night '

- Fíli turned his back on Dale and returned to Erebor that very night. Kíli was to tell Thorin and anyone who enquired that his brother’s old injury was troubling him. Since they were to be leaving Dale the very next morning Fíli’s absence would surely go unnoticed… at least, by most. Kíli watched dismally from atop the rebuilt stone battlements as the lone ram and its traveller slowly trekked their way along the moonlit path between Dale and the Erebor. "What are you thinking?" Tauriel asked softly as she stepped up beside him, as swift and silent as the night breeze....   [tags: Debut albums, 2004 albums, Marriage]

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The Violation Of Designated Federal Laws

- 38. Dale Anderson acted complicity with C Langstan when forcing Saratoga, Wyoming to ship waste via Rawlins to Casper. Dale Anderson acted complicity when forcing Rawlins to haul waste to Casper. 39. The illegal activities of Anderson and Langston are proximal and arguable the causation of the damages to the Plaintiff, and others. The damages to the Plaintiff includes, but are limited to defamation, wrongful terminations, and violation of good faith and fair dealing. 40. Elements of RICO were written in broad terms....   [tags: Supreme Court of the United States]

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Protecting The Clean Water Act By Filling Wetlands Without Costs

- 39) From these photos it appears the City is also violating the Clean Water Act by filling wetlands without offset. 40 C.F.R. Subchapters D, N, and O (Parts 100-140, 401-471, and 501-503) specifically 404 protects wetlands. Provides certainty in how far safeguards extend to nearby waters. The rule protects waters that are next to rivers and lakes and their tributaries because science shows that they impact downstream waters. The rule sets boundaries on covering nearby waters for the first time that are physical and measurable....   [tags: Supreme Court of the United States]

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A Brief Note On Genetic Engineering On Animals

- Genetic engineering on animals is the latest experimental practice used in the world of biomedical research. It has allowed the progression of human understanding towards the study of diseases and medicine. With the emergence of this technology, comes a wide range of ethical issues that need to be addressed, such as the welfare and the uncertainty of predisposed risk towards the animal. Furthermore, the current state of this practice in the United States is still new. Therefore, there is little regulation by the government along with the scientific community in enforcing specific guidelines to consider the welfare of the animals....   [tags: DNA, Genetics, Organism, Gene]

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True Notebooks By Mark Salzman

- “Its like everyone tells a story about themselves inside their own head. Always. All the time. That story makes you what you are. We build ourselves out of that story.” This quote is said by Patrick Rothfuss. In the book, True Notebooks, by Mark Salzman his students tell you many stories that people get to become apart of. Reading stories by other people makes their life more interesting. The power of storytelling is really important, because they have to catch your attention to make you want to hear more....   [tags: Meaning of life, Short story, Human, Tell]

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The Olympics Is The Highest Level Competition On Sport

- The Olympics is the highest level competition on sport, and some people look forward to create better records in these big parties. In 2009, Rio defeated other competitors in order to receive the right of hosting 2016 Summer Olympic games, and it is the first Olympic games in Brazil and also the first in South America (Dale, 2016). Even though some people thought the Olympic games could create benefits for the country, it brought some problems to Rio on economy and society. First of all, in order to host the big event, Rio has sacrificed its economy....   [tags: Summer Olympic Games, Olympic Games]

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Taking The Heat By Deborah A. Harris And Patti Giuffre

- Gender in the workplace has been becoming an important topic due to the new developmental change in our economy and the push to have the workplace be diverse and highly educated. But within these changes, there is still in idea that women should not be seen equal to men in the workplace. One of the main reason that this is still occurring in today’s times is due to the influence that media has on the public and their idea of what women’s roles should be. One of the most complex ideas that are being seen in the media, is the role of female bosses in films....   [tags: Gender role, Gender, Leadership]

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Ad and Communication Skills Analysis

- Would it be frustrated for a hard working student were unable to get a scholarship because of something school didn’t teach him. John Doe is my best friend in Tan Binh neighborhood in Vietnam who always got an A in all his classes of American International School. It was his dream to study in oversea because he knew that the education would be better than Vietnam. There was an event in school that promoted scholarship for those who passed the test. With his academic level, he passed the writing test easily....   [tags: communication course in Vietnam]

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Food Industry: Total Quality Management

- Introduction The food industry faces a challenge to deliver high quality products, in a competitive global market whilst increasing efficiency by minimising waste. By incorporating quality systems like Total Quality Management (TQM), companies like Pars Food Ltd can develop an effective culture of commitment to meet expectations of customers (Beardsell, Dale, 1999). Nevertheless, an effective culture of quality systems and continuous improvement cannot be met by an absence of managerial responsibility, to gain customer loyalty, and potential new clients (Beardsell,Dale,1999).However, Pars Food Ltd need to use supply chain management strategically to gain competitive advantage of working s...   [tags: quality management, market]

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Competition Within a Basketball Team

- Basketball is a highly competitive sport, usually played between two different teams. Yet, the competition runs deeper than just the game played between two opposing teams. The truth is, players on the same team compete over roles all the time. This type of in-team competition is normal, but it must be kept at a healthy level. The Legacy Girls' Basketball team suffers from this type of competition everyday. In the past, the girls have had very successful seasons––just last year, in fact, they went 13-12....   [tags: defense, legacy girls, comunication, ]

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The Theory Of Phenomenology And Phenomenology

- The current article specifically uses a subtype of qualitative research called phenomenology. This methodology is designed to capture the meaning behind a phenomena, which in this case involves encapsulating younger siblings’ perspectives on older siblings sport participation (Allen-Collinson, 2009; Dale, 1996; Englander, 2012). More specifically, these researchers employed existential phenomenology methodology. Based originally on the philosophical works of Edmund Husserl and Martin Heidegger, the amalgamation of existentialism and phenomenology brings to light a detailed and holistic description of the human experience from the perspective of the participants being interviewed (Blazo, et a...   [tags: Scientific method, Quantitative research]

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Dancing With The Queen - Original Writing

- The following day was Samhain eve Audra, Faye, and Travana brimmed with excitement as they wandered around the grassy courtyard, where servants had begun to set up tables, chairs, and stacked a tall pile of wood for the eventual bonfire. Audra didn’t feel like a queen at all; she felt like a giddy young child eagerly awaiting the evening celebrations. Faye and Travana explained there would be dancing and feasting in the courtyard that would last the whole night. “Oh, and on Samhain it’s ladies’ choice!” an excited Faye exclaimed....   [tags: Woman, Girl, 1995 singles]

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