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Business Analysis of 7 Eleven in the Whitsunday Islands

- Table Of Content: Subject Page Number Executive Summary Introduction The business Costumer base Competitors Technology Market model Estimations about demand and costs Special pricing strategies for imperfect competition Conclusion   Executive Summary   Introduction 7 eleven Whitsunday’s is a convenient store operates as a franchisee through 7- Eleven Store Pty. Ltd Australia, which will be located around different islands in the region. These stores will be focusing on meeting the needs of convenience-oriented customers, whom are spending their holidays on the islands or it residents through a 24 hours operating system and a product range that will meet their needs....   [tags: 7- Eleven Store Pty. Ltd Australia]

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Use of Literary Techniques to Characterize Rachel in Cisneros’ Eleven

- Use of Literary Techniques to Characterize Rachel in Cisneros’ Eleven In “Eleven”, written by Sandra Cisneros, Cisneros uses literary techniques such as diction and imagery to characterize Rachel’s character during her transition from age ten to age 11. These literary techniques help to describe how Rachel feels in certain situations while also explaining her qualities and traits. Through the use of these literary techniques Cisneros also collaborated on Rachel’s feelings when she was other ages and how she felt at that time during her life....   [tags: Cisneros Eleven]

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Characterization of Rachel Through the Use of Literary Techniques in Cisneros’ Eleven

- Characterization of Rachel Through the Use of Literary Techniques in Cisneros’ Eleven Sandra Cisneros writes a memoir through the eyes of an eleven year old. Turning eleven happens to be a tragic day for the main character, Rachel. Through various literary techniques such as hyperbole, simile, and syntax, Rachel is characterized. Rachel is a fresh turning eleven year old who finds herself in an awful situation on her birthday. Forced to wear a raggedy old sweater that doesn’t belong to her, she makes it defiantly clear her feelings towards the clothing item, and we see this through use of hyperboles....   [tags: Cisneros Eleven]

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Repetition and Metaphor in the Short Story, Eleven by Sandra Cisneros

- Use of Repetition and Metaphor in Sandra Cisneros' Short Story, Eleven In the short story "Eleven" by Sandra Cisneros, a young girl named Rachel is characterized. Through a specific incident, Cisneros shows how Rachel does not act as old as eleven ideally should. Through repetition and metaphor, Cisneros alludes to Rachel?s personality and childish views. This story basically tells of a girl?s pride being hurt. It was Rachel?s birthday and her teacher embarrassed her by stating a raggedy old sweater was hers....   [tags: Sandra Cisneros Eleven]

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Chapter Eleven - Sexual Agreement

- ... This may mean that a workable and understandable sexual agreement is in order. SEXUAL ACCEPTANCE “If a couple can accept the different motivational force each of their sexuality reflects, and not try to manipulate their spouse’s gift of sexuality, they will move more quickly toward creating the best sex of their life.” (p. 178) A wife’s sexuality is all about the spiritual and emotional needs being met. Men are simple beings and want only to touch and be touched. The author says that all men are sexual and that will not change, ever....   [tags: Marriage, Sexual intercourse, Human sexuality]

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Age Stereotypes in Sandra Cisneros’ Eleven

- Sandra Cisneros’ Eleven is a powerful piece about the struggle of a young girl named Rachel on her eleventh birthday. The story portrays the fight to overcome her age and young maturity to be understood. However, she cannot conquer the stereotypes associated with her age. There is a hideous red sweater that no one in the class wants to claim; Rachel is then pinned with being the owner of the sweater. When she attempts to announce her innocence, the teacher immediately assumes she is not telling the truth....   [tags: Sandra Cisneros, stereotypes]

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Ancient Greece: A History in Eleven Cities

- ... Mycenae is distinguished as being the seat of King Agamemnon, the most authoritative of all Greek kings. The site first gained renown through Heinrich Schliemann's excavations. It is believed Mycenae eventually achieved supremacy, and that considerable amount of Minoan cultural tradition spread to the mainland. The idea of an extensive separation of the Mycenaean Age from the historical age of Greece has received worldwide acceptance since it was first advanced. Since there was an absence of literary documents little signs of culture could be found for that long period, and thus became known as the Greek Dark Ages....   [tags: Argos, Miletus, Sparta]

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Ocean´s Eleven by Daniel Ocean

- Ocean’s Eleven is a story about a plan by Daniel Ocean, a convicted thief, to get revenge on Terry Benedict, a casino owner who has stolen his wife Tess away from him and to get his wife back. In this story, Danny gets his revenge and gets his wife back by robbing three casinos and bargaining with Terry to win back Tess. This film is a remake of an earlier Ocean’s Eleven starring Frank Sinatra and many members of the “Rat Pack”, a group of singers, comedians and entertainers who often played together in Las Vegas in the 1950s and 1960s....   [tags: film, robbery, Daniel Ocean]

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Film Analysis: Ocean’s Eleven

- ... Ocean is now clean shaven, wearing a suit and can now be seen as much more clearly with the high-key lighting showing all of his facial expressions. The colors that were used in the setting gives a welcoming feel and the unnatural/artificial light lightens up the whole scene. Right after that shot, the next shot still has the camera fixed on Ocean walking into a casino floor. This points out that the casino contains a lot of wealthy rich people spending money on slot machines and various other gambling games....   [tags: facial expressions, heist film]

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Portrayals of Masculinity in the Films Tough Guise and Oceans Eleven

- ... Violence seems to be a normal everyday thing that happens all around us and it's a normal masculinity for men. This video enlightened me to rethink my own participation in masculinity. Ocean's Eleven I picked the movie Ocean's Eleven, this film was one of my favourites growing up I looked up to these stars and I felt like they were what a real man should be like. It's about a group of con's and ex-cons who work together for a big heist to rob 150 million dollars from a vault in Las Vegas. The main character is Danny Ocean he's fresh out of prison and looking to do a new job....   [tags: media, violence, society]

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The Top Eleven Popular Episodes of the Twilight Zone

- The Twilight Zone (1959-1964) is one of the most well know sci-fi series ever made, and filmed in black and white which even adds to its visual mystic. It is hosted by Rod Sterling who wrote many of the episodes himself. The series also featured many soon to be-famous actors such as Lee Marvin, Robert Redford, Burt Reynolds, Dennis Hopper, Carol Burnett, James Coburn, Robert Duvall, Charles Bronson, Peter Falk, and William Shatner, plus a number of established stars of the time such as Buster Keaton, Art Carney, and Mickey Rooney....   [tags: sc-fi, actors, episodes]

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Station Eleven By Emily St. John Mandel

- ... keep walking”(pg.194), even though Jeevan has been walking for more than five days and he is cold,hungry, and alone the only thing he keeps telling himself is to keep walking and don’t stop even though he doesn’t have anybody waiting for him in a specific location or anything like that but he is still pushing himself to survive. “it was becoming more difficult to hold on to himself”(pg.194), After seeing the rest of the world collapse it was hard for jeevan to hold on to himself because of the horror and the fact he was thinking he is the only person left in the world and that he is scared of being robbed or killed you go crazy and to make sure jeevan didn’t go crazy he kept repeating h...   [tags: Europe, New World, Human, Old World]

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Eleven 7 vs FIFA2004

- Eleven 7 vs FIFA2004 Koreans are never going to forget what happened in the summer of 2002. The South Korean soccer team entered the world cup semifinals. Prior to this, the South Koreans had never passed the first round. The Koreans became the first Asian team to make the semifinals in the world cup. Since that time, I have enjoyed playing soccer related games. Because I like to play video games I spend a lot of time playing two soccer games for PlayStation2 (PS2). They are Winning Eleven 7 (WE7) and FIFA 2004, which are two of the most popular soccer games ever....   [tags: Soccer Video Games Essays]

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7 Eleven PEST Analysis

- 7 Eleven PEST Analysis 1.1     CompanyBackground(7-Eleven) 7-Eleven, founded in 1927 in Dallas, Texas, is the world’s largest operator and licenser of convenience stores with more than 21,000 units worldwide and nation’s largest independent gasoline retailers. The name 7-Eleven was originated in 1946 when the stores were open from 7am to 11pm. Today, offering customers 24-hour convenience, seven days a week is the cornerstone of 7-Eleven’s business. 1.2 Customer-Orientated Factors 7-Eleven focused on meeting the needs of convenience-oriented customers by providing a broad selection of fresh, high-quality products and services at everyday fair prices, speedy transactions and a clean, safe...   [tags: 7-Eleven Case Study, solution]

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Being Eleven

- Being Eleven Yep. If you are reading this you’ve probably already conquered the tumultuous eleventh year of your life. However, if you are ancient you have probably forgotten all about being eleven, so here are the advantages and disadvantages. First of all, there are many advantages of being eleven. For instance my parents trust me more. My parents let me stay home alone instead of having a babysitter. They also let me go to movies without them leading me by the hand. My parents don’t act so paranoid about me staying in the yard to play....   [tags: English Literature Essays]

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Ocean's Eleven

- Ocean’s Eleven Path-goal Theory In "Ocean’s Eleven" Steven Soderbergh did a great job as a director in keeping the audience interested throughout the whole movie time. Path-goal theory of leader effectiveness can be easily applied to the movie. The path-goal theory by Robert House holds that the leader can affect group’s performance, satisfaction and motivation by offering rewards for achieving goals, clarifying paths towards these goals and removing obstacles to performance. After being released from prison, Danny Ocean (Clooney) finds out that Las Vegas kingpin Terry Benedict (Andy Garcia) is seeing his ex-wife Tess (Julia Roberts)....   [tags: Movies Film]

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Robert McNamara's Eleven Lessons in "The Fog of War" and the Ongoing Conflict in Libya

- “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” This George Santayana quote speaks volumes about what should be taken into consideration when making a decision with a lot riding on it. If nothing else, this quote serves as the proper bridge, or connection, between Robert McNamara’s Eleven Lessons in “The Fog of War” and the ongoing conflict in Libya. In “The Fog of War”, Robert McNamara breaks down 11 vital lessons he learned about war from the Vietnam War. When looking at the current Libyan situation, these lessons can be similarly applied, and thus avoid any potentially costly mistakes like the ones made in Vietnam....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Commentary on Scene Eleven focusing on the speech in A Streetcar Named

- Commentary on Scene Eleven focusing on the speech in A Streetcar Named Desire Scene Eleven in A Streetcar Named Desire is significant. It depicts a concrete and clear view of Blanche's character and highlights the theme of death. It, most importantly, generates the audience's sympathy which is not depicted in the first part of the play. The scene takes place a few weeks after the rape. This is indicated in the stage directions: "it is some weeks later." The setting which is presented in the scene is typical in that poker is being played by Stanley and his friends while Stella and Eunice are conversing; however, the mood is tense and discreet....   [tags: English Literature]

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Sox Compliance: Eleven Essential Controls For The Sme

- SOX Compliance: Eleven Essential Controls for the SME Small to mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) can benefit from implementing control objectives for governance, compliance, and improved security. The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) recent Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) announcement puts an end to several years of speculation, so SMEs must get on top of their control game. Executive Summary Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) is here to stay for small to mid-sized enterprises (SMEs), which the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) defines as any publicly traded company with less than $75 million in market capitalization....   [tags: Business Analysis]

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Investigating How Genre and Narrative are Established in Ocean's Eleven and The Bone Collector

- Investigating How Genre and Narrative are Established in Ocean's Eleven and The Bone Collector In order to examine how genre and narrative is established in two crime films, we conducted a close textual analysis of Ocean’s Eleven and The Bone Collector to find out the main conventions. The main conventions of the crime genre are law enforcers, criminals and action sequence. There are also other signifers such as criminals and etc. You can find typical iconography in the crime genre; the most obvious one is a gun....   [tags: Papers]

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The September Eleven Attacks

- Terrorist attacks are a threat to the development of any country and the welfare of her people. For instance, the September 11 attack in New York caused many deaths, infrastructural damages, and an economic standstill to the World Trading Centre. This paper discusses how technology influenced the attack, actions that were taken to enhance technology thereafter, and the new technologies that can be used to boost anti-terrorism campaigns. Technology played various roles during the September 11 attacks in New York....   [tags: terrorist incidents in American soil]

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Chapter Eleven - A Dizzying Blur Of Woozy

- CHAPTER FIFTEEN A Dizzying Blur of Woozy The way Ryan saw it, escape was futile. “Look, we’re tied up.” He walked over to a window and pointed down. “And we’re on the third floor. What would you propose. We hurtle ourselves through the glass and dive to our deaths. Beside this place is infested by guards. Their creeping around like a pack of thrashing tentacles, lurking the darkness, waiting to devour us whole. Haven’t you noticed. If we did escape, which is impossible, they’d find us in no time....   [tags: Sleep, Sleep deprivation, English-language films]

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Supply Chain Management: Walmart

- Wal-Mart, now it is branded as Walmart, is the world largest public multinational corporation by revenue in 2010, which runs a chain of large discount department stores and a chain of warehouse stores worldwide. Walmart focuses on the improvement of sales, constant reducing costs to offer goods at the best price, the adaptation of efficient distribution and logistics management systems to ensure the constant flow of the goods and the use of innovative IT and systems to accurate efficient operating processes....   [tags: Seven-Eleven, Contrats]

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Effect of 9/11/01 on Aviation

- September 11, 2001 is a day that will forever live in infamy inside the hearts and minds of American citizens. On that morning, the world saw live the destruction and devastation that terrorism can deliver right to our own backyard. Shocking images of the whole tragedy can still be seen on television even now, a whole six months later, yet even now it still seems unimaginable. As most Americans know, the Federal Government has implemented a huge amount of change to our foreign and domestic policies as a result of 9/11....   [tags: Nine eleven]

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Achieving Their Goal By Sandra Cisneros And Marigolds By Eugenia W. Collier

- ... She does this to not only draw people in, but also to allow them to relate the story to their life experiences. From here on, the point of view shifts, and young Rachel herself narrates the day of her birthday. “Eleven” through the use of first person point of view causes readers to empathize with and understand how Rachel feels. Simple word choices such as “stupid” (2) and “dumber” (3) make readers sense that an eleven-year-old actually wrote this story possibly in a diary. Thoughts inside the main character’s head such as “this is when this is when I wish I wasn’t eleven because all the years inside of me— ten, nine, eight, seven, six, five, four, three, two, and one—are pushing at the...   [tags: Short story, Grammatical person, Narrative]

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True Strength and Courage Are Gained through Hardships and Experiences

- True Strength and Courage are gained through hardships and experiences…. Which situation would you rather be in, being raped and trying to find your rapist to put him to jail only to find out eleven years after that you got the wrong person or being that wrongly accused person to spend eleven years in jail for something that you didn’t do. Jennifer got raped while she was at her apartment and she tries to find and put that person in jail. Ronald is the person that is accused of the rape; little did Jennifer know that she had just put Ronald into jail for a crime that he did not commit....   [tags: Picking Cotton by Erin Torneo]

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HPV and Cervical Cancer

- “O.N.E.L.E.S.S. I wanna be one less one less.” We have all heard the commercials for being one less girl or guy infected with HPV, but do we really know what the commercials are talking about. What is HPV, or better yet what does it stand for. HPV is the abbreviation for the Human Papillomavirus. It is a very common STD and is easily contracted. An HPV infection can be caused by over one hundred related HPV’s. There are four common types of HPV; they are types six, eleven, sixteen, and eighteen....   [tags: Health ]

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The Controversy Of Religion And The English Common War

- In spite of the fact that the controversy of religion likewise stirred up the English common war, its key reasons were the established clashes. Numerous English and the individuals from the parliament, including Oliver Cromwell, were not fulfilled by how the lord ruled over their nation. This was interfused with the clashing issues over religions. Numerous English may have been disappointed by William Laud, Charles ' principle political consultant pointed as the ecclesiastical overseer of Canterbury in 1633, who endeavored to make changes in the Church of Britain....   [tags: Charles I of England, England, Church of England]

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The Homelessness Of The Homeless Youth

- Numerous of people believe only certain races are homeless, but it is certainly not true. Compared to seventy six of the general population, thirty nine percent of Non-Hispanic white individuals are homeless. Compared to eleven percent of the general population, forty two percent of African-Americans are homeless. Compared to nine percent of the general population, thirteen percent of Hispanics are homeless. Compared to one percent of the general population, four percent of the homeless are Native-American....   [tags: Homelessness, Poverty, Homeless shelter]

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The Effects Of Advertising On Children 's Health

- ... An article written by Rita-Maria Cain Reid entitled “Embedded Advertising to Children: A Tactic that Requires a New Regulatory Approach” for the America Business Law Journal in 2014 describes the levels of understanding of children and how advertising that is implanted into movies or television shows effects them. The implantation and use of an advertising object in a story line is called embedded advertising. Charlene Elliott, the author of “Envisioning Children: On Food, Fat and Freedom” describes the argument for both sides of the advertising debate with reference to several conferences that were held and advertising campaigns in New York....   [tags: Advertising, Marketing, Advertising to children]

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The Concept of Football in America

- Intro Football has been a very important part of American culture especially in the last 50 years. Football is now the most followed by sport in America. There are many different levels that football is played. For example, there is professional, semi-pro, college, high school and pop warner. Fans from all over are passionate at each level of football. Professional and college football are by far the most popular and contains the biggest fan base. It can easily be argued that high school football has some of the most passionate fans....   [tags: sports, eight-man football]

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Illegal Immigration : The United States

- ... Larry Greenley explains what the people of the U.S must do to get the Congress 's attention. "We must create sufficient grass roots pressure to force Congress to pass the necessary legislation to fix our illegal immigration crisis in accordance with the Constitution" (Greenley). Congress has the power and responsibility under the constitution to control all immigration between the U.S borders. In 2013, the Senate passed a reform bill that gave immigrants a reasonable pathway to U.S citizenship....   [tags: Immigration to the United States]

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The Structure Of An Organization

- ... The Political Frame: This is the frame in which the organizations are considered as arenas, jungles or contests. This particular frame lays emphasis on the winning scarce resources, competition and power. Diverse skills, behaviors, interests, beliefs and values help in providing the richer view for allocating the resources and power. In context with this particular frame, it can be stated that 7- Eleven has been successful in emerging as a leader in the market for sure, with respect to its competition with other retail stores within the industry (Torbert, 2006)....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Competition, Scarcity]

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Chapter 10-13 Review

- In chapter ten and eleven the book talked about formulating and testing hypotheses along with defining operationally. I found that when they talked about dissolving things in water and using different temperatures of water it was interesting because I never thought it mattered what the temperature of the water and the substance was going to devolve no mattered what. I also thought it was interesting that making butter can be used to show the process of formulate and hypotheses. I do think it is a good idea that children do this because they will learn how long it takes to make butter once the butter is finished....   [tags: Chapter Review]

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Settlement Selection of the Young Generation Immigrants from Western Part of North Cyprus

- During the centuries, Cyprus ruled by other governance which surrounds it. Incipiently with the Roman Empire, the Byzantines, the French Lusignan dynasty and the Venetians ruled the island till the Ottoman Empire conquest. Ottoman Empire controlled the island for three hundred years and then island become a British Colony until it was granted independence. Cyprus history nestle characteristics of all these civilizations as like a cultural mosaic. When officially Cyprus Government announced its independence by this two groups and guarantor in 1960, according to this new Republic; Turkish Cypriots had 30% and Greek Cypriots had 70% authority on the republic....   [tags: cultural mosaics]

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Emily Bradstreet's Poem The Author to Her Book

- Emily Bradstreet's Poem "The Author to Her Book" The Author to Her Book, by Emily Bradstreet is a poem in which Bradstreet is laments about the publishing of her writings without her permission. The purpose of the piece is for Bradstreet to express the love, pride and remorse she feels toward her new book and is displayed elegantly through the metaphor of a mother and child. Lines eleven and twelve contribute to the poem’s purpose; they show that Bradstreet is unsatisfied with her work, and desires to fix it....   [tags: Emily Bradstreet Author Her Book Poetry Essays]

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A Comparison of the Establishment of Genre and Narrative in Two Crime Films

- A Comparison of the Establishment of Genre and Narrative in Two Crime Films In this essay I will compare how genre and narrative are established in 2 crime films. The main iconography of this genre is fairly easy to identify; props such as guns, latex gloves, sirens, rain are used frequently in Hollywood crime films such as Se7en (1995). The conventions of this genre are also fairly easy to recognise: detectives with long trench coats, the killer being the least likely character, huge urban settings and signifiers like dead bodies have successfully been used in films like Training Day (2001) and Along Came a Spider (2001)....   [tags: Papers]

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The House That Hell Hath Wrought : Examining The Relationship Between The Palacio Barolo And Dante 's Inferno

- ... Construction began in 1919, but stringent restrictions on the heights of buildings along the Avenida de Mayo necessitated that special permission be granted in order to complete construction. In 1921, Mayor Luis Cantilo approved the request. The Palacio Barolo exceeded the avenue’s height regulation by about four times. (“Palacio Barolo”). At the time of its completion in 1923, the Palacio Barolo stood as the tallest building in South America, and one of the tallest in the world (Cusack). Its grand height of roughly one-hundred meters—just slightly taller than the tower at the University of Texas at Austin—corresponds to the one-hundred cantos of Dante’s Divine Comedy....   [tags: Divine Comedy, Inferno, Dante Alighieri, Virgil]

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Gender Stereotypes And The Path Reversal Test

- There are many commonly known gender stereotypes; one of them is that men have better spatial abilities than women. The results of the experiment done by Liu, Levy, Barton, and Iaria (2011) showed this stereotype is not completely prejudicial because adult men outperformed adult women on several spatial tests, including cognitive map use, formation; and path reversal. The gender difference on the path reversal test is the highest among all tests (see appendix 1). Path reversal test evaluates how well do the participants recognize a reverse route back to the origin without the help of landmarks....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Male, Gender identity]

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What is the War on Terrorism

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Julio Cortazar's Blow-Up and Other Stories

- In Julio Cortazar’s Blow-Up and Other Stories, the short stories Letter to a Young Lady in Paris, Continuity of Parks and Blow-Up demonstrate the theme of concealing reality. Cortazar uses closely intertwined imagery and symbolism throughout his short stories to conceal the overall message. In Letter to a Young Lady in Paris there is the allusion to repression of the main character as he writes about his continual problem of vomiting bunnies and his eventual suicide. The story Continuity of Parks, a man reads a story and finds out that he is a part of a dramatic love affair and becomes murdered by the main character in the novel, demonstrating repressed sexual desire....   [tags: concealing reality theme]

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Twelve Angry Men By William Shakespeare

- ... Supposing we 're wrong.” In other words, eight wanted to make sure all the jurors weighed the facts of the case before sending a boy off to be electrocuted. Also, he realized the way the jurors were quick to decide that the boy was guilty without weighing the facts was a form of injustice. When asked if he believed the boy was innocent, he simply stated “I don’t know.” The 8th juror was worried about the verdict being correct not about how much time he would have to spend in the hot room. Juror eight wanted to go over all of the evidence and testimonies just to make sure they were making the right decision....   [tags: Jury, Not proven, Prejudice, Verdict]

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Vincent Van Gogh 's Starry Night

- ... Perhaps this is why the houses seem to appear so far away even though they are actually more or less in the foreground” (Lee). These feelings of alienation and isolation caused Van Gogh to commit himself to the asylum in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. There he attempted suicide by shooting himself in the chest, and he died from the wounds two days later. In order for someone to come to the point of wanting to kill themselves, they must have some really strong feelings of depression and loneliness. Starry Night accurately represents Van Gogh’s deep feelings of loneliness....   [tags: Vincent van Gogh, The Starry Night]

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What´s the War on Terror?

- What is the “war on terrorism?” A lot of people have different views on it but my perspective is that it is a series of tragedies led by a group of individuals or a single person that hates everything America stands for. These accounts of terror can include bombing, shooting, or even just injuring innocent people. Even though America is only 238 years old, it has been through so much terror such as having ten wars, so many natural disasters, shootings, and Islamic extremists attacking America such as the nine eleven attack, the Benghazi scandal, and the Boston bombing....   [tags: islamic terrorists, bombings, shootings]

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Civil War And The War

- Civil War and the not used advantages of the South The civil war was the deadliest war in American history, taking the lives of approximately 600,000 soldiers; so many people had to die just for a conflict over a particular style of life of some individuals. The Southern states depended upon the agriculture that their slaves worked for, including cotton production. When Abraham Lincoln became named President in 1860, his opposition of slavery was seen as a threat to the economic interests of most Southern states....   [tags: American Civil War, Confederate States of America]

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A Research On Target Suitability

- ... The offender was probably studying the library to know where there is the least supervision to execute his sexual assault successfully. Primary Deviance This article talks about three boys who stole an SUV on October 29th 2015 from a group home. Police say the vehicle was recovered in Scarborough at around 12:30 a.m. and no one was injured. An eleven-year-old boy was behind the wheel and a thirteen-year-old boy was in the passenger seat. The thirteen-year-old boy was charged for failure to comply with recognizance....   [tags: Crime, Police, Criminology, Sociology]

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Economic Development of Hawaii

- Economic Development of Hawaii Hawaii, with an area of 28,313 sq. km (10,932 sq. mi.), is the 43rd largest state in the U.S.; 6.9% of the land is owned by the federal government. It consists mainly of the Hawaiian Islands, eight main islands and 124 islets, reefs, and shoals. The major islands in order of size are Hawaii, Maui, Oahu, Kauai, Molokai, Lanai, Nihau, and Kahoolawe. Population growth has increased by 80,000 persons over the past five years. Demographics show a large number of Hispanic origin: Asian Hispanics are the most populated with white Hispanic and Asian non-Hispanic following....   [tags: Economics Business Essays]

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Success Of An Entreprenuer

- 1. Introduction Electronic commerce (e-commerce) is the process of buying and selling goods and services electronically with computerised business transactions using the Internet, networks, and other digital technologies. It also encompasses activities supporting those market transactions, such as advertising, marketing, customer support, delivery, and payment (Laudon, et al, 2000). In the past few years, the explosion of e-commerce has had a profound impact on business worldwide. The Internet marketer has a global reach because it eliminates obstacles created by geography, time zones, and location (Quelch, et al., 1996)....   [tags: Entrepreneurship Business e-commerce]

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Genre and Narrative in Oceans 11 and The Bone Collector

- Genre and Narrative in Oceans 11 and The Bone Collector The Purpose of this essay is to compare how genre and narrative are established. In order to examine how genre and narrative are established in two crime films, we conducted a close textual analysis of Oceans 11 and the bone collector. The main convention in this genre is crime films, law enforces, criminals, action sequence and fast cars. There have been many notable crime films such as cat women (2004 Collateral (2004) Cellular (2004) and Shaft (2000)....   [tags: Papers]

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Comparing Carbohydrate Requirements for the Atkins Diet and the Food Pyramid Guide

- Comparing Carbohydrate Requirements for the Atkins Diet and the Food Pyramid Guide “Carbohydrates are an organic compound that serves as a major energy source for the body” (Dictionary.com). These carbohydrates convert to sugars that trigger insulin production, which our body needs for certain processes, and triggers fat storage (Health-Doc.com). According to the Institute of Medicine, adults should get 45 to 65 percent of their calories from carbohydrates. That is roughly seven servings based on a 2000 calorie diet....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]

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Justice was Served in the Film Twelve Angry Men

- Justice was Served in the Film Twelve Angry Men In the film Twelve Angry Men, I believe justice was served. Without juror number eight, however, the outcome most assuredly would have been different. The subtle force and confidence that he displayed allowed the narrow minds of the other eleven jurors to be broadened. From the beginning of the film, juror number eight displayed his interest in the case, not his personal engagements. His opening part by the window foreshadowed his deep concern for the defendant, an eighteen year-old Hispanic gentleman accused of stabbing his father in a fit of rage....   [tags: Papers]

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The Is It A Dream?

- Life in general has many questions, is it real. Is it a dream. Or are creatures reliving their life as they die. In short, creatures decided what they see, feel, hear, and so on, are real. It is here that humans are seen either living life to the fullest. It is also seen in the religion of humans because some believe in their god as real without hard evidence, while others need hard evidence of a god. Overall all living creatures are able to decide their own fates either directly or indirectly. These are caused by the decisions animals make every second of everyday....   [tags: Thought, Mind, The Giver, Human]

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Piaget and Cognitive Development

- Piaget and Cognitive Development Piaget saw cognitive development as an adaptive process. They gradually learn more about their environment and adapt. Children go through four stages. The preoperational stage is the second stage, and children go through this stage between the ages of two to seven. Children's representational thought grows in this stage, but they have problems with logic. The concrete operational stage is the third stage, and children go through this stage between the ages of seven to 11....   [tags: Papers]

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Sugarcult’s Record Rundown

- Sugarcult’s Record Rundown The band has been implemented into dozens of both TV and movie soundtracks due to their innate ability to produce music the masses can relate to. The Santa Barbara band will always be able to produce both studio and live albums because of their strong following around the globe. Japan has been particularly supportive of Sugarcult and in turn the group has rewarded them with great music. Regardless of how many side projects Marko DeSantis is involved in showing his countless facets of skill he will continue to work with Sugarcult because there is no band that can hold a candle to the group....   [tags: Music Review]

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King Charles I

- Once the King of England, Scotland, as well as Ireland, and the second son of James VI and Anne of Denmark, King Charles I was born in Scotland on November 19,1600 and died January 30, 1649 by the hands of execution. Even at a young age King Charles was granted power as Duke of Albany at his own baptism. However he did not stop there soon after in 1605 he was proclaimed Duke of York. King Charles was not perfect though, from and early age he suffered from weak ankle joints which in return affected his physical growth....   [tags: england, scotland]

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Genocide from the Jews in the Holocaust to the Mayans in Guatemala

- ... It lasted for nearly two years. The Guatemalan government mass slaughtered the Mayan people. “More than 600 massacres occurred in villages destroyed by the army, a half million people were displaced, and more than 200 thousand civilians were murdered” (Sanford). “Eighty three percent of the victims were Mayan civilians, predominantly, older adults, children, and women” (“Mayan”). The main reason for the genocide was racism and that country’s Guatemalan government believed that the Mayans were terrorists because they were supporting the guerilla movement....   [tags: fascism, extermination camps, massacres]

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How does neglect during infancy affect cognitive development in young children?

- Child maltreatment takes on many forms and child neglect is the most common. Studies have found that child neglect can be more detrimental to development than physical abuse (Colvert, E., Rutter, M., Kreppner, J., Beckett, C., Castle, J., Groothues, C. & Sonuga-Barke, 2008). Despite this fact, neglect is the least commonly reported form of maltreatment, as it does not leave bruises and marks like physical abuse (DiPanfilis, D., 2006). Neglect during infancy has been found to affect all aspects of development: physical, cognitive, and psychosocial (Hawley, T., Gunner, M., 2000)....   [tags: Psychology]

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The Bible in The Upside Down Kingdom by Donald B. Kraybill

- ... Jesus invites us to change our priorities, focus on the kingdom, and share with the needy” (Kraybill, 2011, p.101). A man’s wealth will be measured by the love, kindness and empathy he has for the poor and the hungry in Gods kingdom. For this matter Jesus wants the wealthy to humble themselves and receive their blessing by offering opportunities to the poor instead of being greedy and celebrating their own wealth. Additionally, chapter six elaborates its main point by exploring the six dangers of wealth....   [tags: god´s kingdom, christians]

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Discussion of the Importance of Multilingualism Among Yout South Africans

- Language is a system of representation that enables us to encode and convey meaning through the production and combination of signs. (Neves, 2011) Multilingualism can, therefore, be described as a person’s capability to maintain and practice two or more languages in an environment. This concept is quite commonly seen throughout South Africa as there is a total of eleven official languages. These languages are critical in today’s youth as they are exposed to a culturally diverse society which enables them to broaden their thinking in every-day life....   [tags: south africa, languages, linguistic determinism]

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Richard Durbin : The Civil Rights Of American Muslim Americans

- ... On December 14, 200000 he held the first congressional hearing on protecting civil rights of American Muslims. He made a monumental stance on the discrimination of innocent people. It shocked and angered many of his fellow constituents in congress. He made a huge risk of losing his funding and support from basically every American. He brought to light that post nine eleven there have been significant increases of violence toward Muslims. By confronting this issue once and for all he would have potentially saved the lives of over sssljslsk Americans....   [tags: United States, Islam, Democratic Party]

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Analysis Of The Film ' 12 Angry Men '

- The film “12 Angry Men”, produced in 1957, was filmed in a New York City courthouse, with a majority of the filming taking place in the jury room. As the title of the film implies, all twelve of the main characters are men. These twelve men must unanimously determine the guilt or innocence of a teenage defendant, whom is charged with the murder of his father. This is no trivial decision; all jurors understand that a guilty verdict is an automatic death sentence for the defendant. During the initial verbal vote for guilt or innocence, eleven jurors vote guilty and only one votes not guilty....   [tags: Jury, Verdict, Not proven, Scots law]

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Dr. James Naismith And The Basic Rules Of Basketball

- ... Dribbling was not a part of the game of basketball until the late 1950s and the shot clock was not introduced until 1954. Basketball started gaining popularity all over the states. Basketball started spreading throughout Young Men 's Christian Association across the states and started to catch the eyes of . Dr. James Naismith even held the first college game against Pittsburgh Geneva College. The first official basketball game was played at a New York at Young Men 's Christian Association Training School January 20, 1892, with surprising nine players on each team all playing on the court at the same time , they changed the rules to only allowed 5 players on the Usually in today Nation...   [tags: Basketball, National Basketball Association]

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Osama bin Laden Owes Me a Snow Globe

- Charlton Heston once said that “In all of Shakespeare's plays, no matter what tragic events occur, no matter what rises and falls, we return to stability in the end.” Throughout history, the world has resolved issues in the past for the most part and has moved on in life. That is, except for Osama bin Laden, who has had a grudge against the United States for a very long time. When he finally decided to act upon his anger, he created a tragedy for millions of families in America by bombing the United States....   [tags: Terrorism]

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How Teachers Integrate Psychological Concepts into the Classroom

- An elementary teacher establishes a student’s educational foundation through leadership and commitment, and in order to do so effectively, time and patience is a necessity. First, a teacher must engage in the students’ learning by inviting them to share their thoughts, opinions, and ideas, while actively listening and providing feedback. Furthermore, peer interaction should be encouraged to supplement the course material. Finally, teachers should explain concepts thoroughly and cater to each child’s learning style, while encouraging the students to envision new ideas and think “outside the box.” After completing the subject matter, performance should be evaluated to determine concept mastery...   [tags: Education]

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Scary Dystopian Novels to Read in the Night

- Although in our contemporary Western society we are not blindly obedient supporters of our government or artificially produced humans of five different castes, there are similarities in the lives and culture of both 1984 and Brave New World that are becoming ever more prevalent in our society. With our military's constant war path with no prospect of stopping, our government's ever expanding control on matters of security and privacy, and the public's rapidly increasing search for relief and pseudo-happiness in the form of both illegal, but even more shocking, prescribed psychotropic drugs, demonstrate parallelisms between these nightmarish societies and that of our own that cannot be ignore...   [tags: Brave New World, 1984]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Monster University '

- Few months ago, there was a huge impressing movie to me, which was named Inside Out, and it is an animation movie, and focused on adults. Inside Out is also fifteenth animation movie that Global animation company, Pixar, released. Their ambitious work, Monster University, failed to gain a number of audiences, so Pixar had resting period for two years. As the result, people worried about that Pixar might have been collapsed. However, two years later, according to this movie, Pixar informed they are still alive by obtaining many audiences....   [tags: Emotion, Psychology, Sadness, Emotions]

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The Policy Proposal During The 2016 Election Cycle

- Unfortunately, there have been counterproductive policy proposal during the 2016 election cycle; specifically coming from the GOP nominee Donald Trump. His most controversial claims that circled the media were his proposal from the mass deportation of the eleven million undocumented immigrants and building a wall on the Mexican-American border. Although he has taken back his position on the mass deportations, I will examine the unfathomability of his claim. For starters, there is the issue limited resource; having every single undocumented resident tracked down, apprehended, put through the due process of law, and then sent back to their nation would take a toll on the time and money of the...   [tags: Immigration to the United States, Immigration]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Rural South '

- ... One-third of African-American children are defined as living in poverty. One-fourth of Latino children are poor. Those statistics are twice as high compared to the average Caucasian child. From ages three to thirteen Caucasian children have larger vocabularies than both African-American and Latino children. Overall Caucasians of every age have better dental, physical, and mental health than African-Americans, Latinos, and Asians (Aneshensel 1). States with a higher population of African-Americans and Latinos tend to be stricter about welfare and other government subsidies....   [tags: United States, Southern United States, Poverty]

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The History of the American Civil War

- The American Civil war, also know as the War Between the States, was a bloody war to end slavery. It all started with eleven states seceding from the Union to form their own nation to be able to enslave the African American. The eleven states formed the Confederate States of America, also known as Confederacy, under their president Jefferson Davis. The Civil war came about in 1861 as the North wanted stop the eleven southern states from seceding and forming their own nation just so they can uphold slavery....   [tags: American, Civil war, USA, history, ]

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“When All You’ve Ever Wanted Wasn’t Enough”

- “It’s not how much we have”, says Charles Spurgeon, “but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.” At first, I did not agree with this statement. I believed that success reflected the amount of money and fame someone had. But after giving some thought to this saying, I discovered that I was completely wrong. In his article, “When All You’ve Ever Wanted Wasn’t Enough”, author Harold Kushner illustrates the idea that happiness is not something that is tangible, because it cannot be measured by a person’s accomplishments....   [tags: Article Analysis, Finding Happiness]

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Comparison of Breast- Fed and Formula-Fed Children

- Popular Press Article The article is “Sibling Study Shows Little Difference between Breast- and-Bottle-Feeding” written by Alexandra Stifferlin published in TIME Magazine on February 25, 2014. Summary of the Popular Press Article The article shortly summarizes new findings of a study published in the scholarly journal Social Science & Medicine, conducted by Assistant Professor of sociology at the Ohio State University Cynthia Colen. The Times Magazine article describes the research done by Colen as a longitudinal study using three populations of 8,237 children, 7,319 siblings and 1,773 paired siblings as its sample where one sibling was breast-fed while the other was not....   [tags: infant health and nutrition]

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License to Kill: A Case Against Abortion

- Abortion has a history that goes far back into ancient times. The first known recording is in 1550 BC in Egypt where they would use mercury to poison the baby. History shows that Hippocrates himself was known to induce an abortion on his patients. Plato believed that a woman had the right to an abortion. According to the National Abortion Federation, “It was legal in United States from the time the earliest settlers arrived. At the time the Constitution was adopted, abortions before ‘quickening’ were openly advertised and performed.” (NAF) Abortion was legal until the late 1800’s when abortion started to become illegal, and only because the methods were too harmful for the woman....   [tags: Roe v Wade, termination of pregnancy]

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Children Being Tried as Adults? Think Again

- If children are too young to vote, drink alcohol, drive, and go watch rated R movies, why should they be tried as adults. It has always been an issue if whether an adolescent, under the age of eighteen, convicted of violent crimes should be tried as an adult or not. There are children as young as eleven years old that are being sent to adult prisons (Krikorian 2003). In such cases the jury does not take into consideration the fact that they are too young to stand trial, their brains are not fully developed, and that they are capable of rehabilitating....   [tags: crime, development, competence]

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Apple And The Ipod Nano For Christmas

- Apple, Inc. is one of the most well-known electronical companies in the world. Back in 1976, two men named Steven Jobs and Steven Wozniak, sold their computer creation, the Apple I. The company did not really take off until 1977, when the Apple II was created. Sales were increasing dramatically by 1978 due to the Apple Disk II, a floppy disk. As the years went on, Apple faced some financial troubles when Jobs was left the company, and then returned a few years later and brought the company out of trouble....   [tags: Apple Inc., IPod Nano, IPod, ITunes Store]

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Southwest Cabarrus Middle : East Middle Today

- Northwest Cabarrus Middle Today Northwest Cabarrus Middle is one of seven middle schools in Cabarrus County, it is one of the oldest middle schools in the county. It was built in the early eighties. During the 2015-2016 school year Northwest Cabarrus Middle had a total enrollment of eight hundred thirty-nine students. Of those eight hundred thirty-nine, four hundred thirty were males and four hundred nine were females. Northwest Cabarrus Middle school demographics are as follows; four hundred twenty seven white students, two hundred six black students, one hundred fifty-one Hispanic students, the remaining fifty four students are multi-racial, Asian or American Indian....   [tags: High school, Secondary school]

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The Sarbanes Oxley Act ( Sox )

- ... This aggressive revenue recognition model inflated their trade revenue by almost 65% annually for almost four years. Enron, in four years, grew from $13.3 billion in 1996 to $100.3 billion in 2000. Another fraudulent accounting practice committed by Enron, introduced by Jeffrey Skilling CEO of Enron, was Mark-to-market accounting. While using the method, income from projects could be recorded, although they might not have ever received the money, and in turn increasing financial earnings on the books....   [tags: Enron, Fraud, Arthur Andersen, Kenneth Lay]

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A Legacy Of Love : Nicholas Sparks

- ... Along with the hardships, comes the plot twists off the film. One of the twists includes the breakup between Noah and Allie which leads to her finding new love. Stephen Holden writes about Allie’s new love in his review of The Notebook: It is as a nurse 's aide that Allie meets Lon (James Marsden), a dashing, seriously injured soldier from a wealthy Southern family. Once recovered, he courts Allie aggressively and, just when the beautiful couple are on the verge of marrying and becoming the toast of Charleston society, she reads a newspaper article about Noah 's architectural restoration and promptly faints....   [tags: Love, Nicholas Sparks, Alzheimer's disease]

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Sports Production : A High Level Class

- ... I enjoyed that everyone was helpful and always encouraging each other to do our very best. There were not too many negatives about this course because I believe that I learned more than I would have if I would have not taken this course. However, a negative that I would say is some of the chapter in the book were redundant. I felt like I had already learned about it or knew enough information about it and it did not need to be repeated. I also did not like the unpredictable some things were....   [tags: Better, Improve, Thought, The Final Chapter]

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Why College Football Needs A Playoff

- Since its inception in 1998, the Football Bowl Subdivision , or FBS has used the Bowl Championship Series, or BCS to determine its champion, and subsequently eliminate the quandary of having dual champions. This system however has been the subject of considerable controversy. The debate is over whether the FBS should scrap their current format in favor of a playoff. Considering they are one of few leagues, college or pro, that does not have an end-of-year tournament to determine their champion. The FBS needs a playoff because it would allow all one hundred twenty teams on college football’s highest level a realistic opportunity to compete for a championship....   [tags: College Athletics]

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Carnavale, Mingarelli, Malpuech BS 3-MC Syndrome

- Carnavale, Mingarelli, Malpuech and Michels syndrome; also known as 3-MC syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive syndrome that becomes apparent at birth itself. The symptoms of this disease are characterized by facial clefting, craniosynostosis, caudal appendage, growth retardation, mental retardation, kidney and heart failure, micropenis and genital disability and skeletal malformations (Kerstjens-Frederikse et al. 2005). It was discovered in 1983 reported by Malpeuch et al. 1983. The symptoms of Carnavale, Mingarelli, Malpuech and Michels were almost the same and hence they were combined together as one disease (3-MC)....   [tags: facial clefting, craniosynostosis]

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