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The Assembly and Components of the Boeing 727

- ... So much so that corporations and government alike began to dream out loud about supersonic travel, about moving people across the earth through sheer speed. The evolution of the Boeing 747 started with the world’s first jumbo jet 747-100, the first 747. This model started in 1970 with Pratt & Whitney, but in 1975 engines were provided by General Electric and Rolls-Royce. A total of 250 Boeing 747-100’s were delivered. Boeing 747-200 was modified from 747-100 but it took same time to design as that of 747-100....   [tags: transportation, systems, design]

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My Mother Said There’d be Days Like This.

- My Mother Said There’d be Days Like This. How is it that life always seems to pan out the way our parents say it will. ‘Don’t do that, this will happen’; ‘don’t walk down that road, that will be the consequence’ Oh, how right they were. ‘Oh son, how dull life can be. How tedious and horrible. How life can beat you with a stick and subdue your will to live, to persist, and to endure.’ Sitting on my mother’s lap, all innocent and benevolent, I remember the words, ‘Son, love whole-heartedly. Forgive and forget....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Agriculture in The rural areas of Madhya Pradesh

- ... Cropping Intensity of the state is calculated to be 135%, 126% being the national average and 29 districts of the state have a higher net irrigated area than the country average. Also, the state contributes to 7% of the food production in India. These figures point to the huge weightage agriculture has on the state’s economy and livelihoods. The state has a large number of marginal and small farmers. Mono-cropping practice, which is prevalent even today in certain farms in the state, makes the crops susceptible to failure if there is any change in the climate conditions for optimal production....   [tags: climate change, cultivation, crops]

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The Changeable Nature of the Air Transport Market

- ... As a result, this section of the industry is becoming less distinguishable from its low cost rivals with regards to cost and the service provided . In the past, certain legacy carriers have also been known to attempt to combat their competition by creating their own affiliated low cost airlines, for example, British Airway’s ‘Go Fly’ and Singapore Airlines ‘Scoot’ . Although the flag carrier airlines have been in the market for longer, they constantly have to adapt to the ever-changing competition....   [tags: cargo, outsourcing]

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Comparing The Aeneid And Homer 's The Odyssey

- We have read two myths of great heroes this semester, Virgil’s The Aeneid and Homer’s The Odyssey. In both of these tales we get to go along with two great heroes on their journey home and all of the troubles that they face. Although these stories tell us about two great heroes and their journey there are a lot of differences. In this paper I will compare and contrast scenes from both myths and suggest a reason that this borrowing was appropriate for what Vergil was trying to do with his version of the myth....   [tags: Odyssey, Odysseus, Trojan War, Poseidon]

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The Effects Of Drugs And Crime On Society

- Each day drugs make a huge impact on our generation. Throughout this topic I would like to know what causes teenagers to try illegal drugs and how impacts their lives. Drugs can affect a person in different parts of their lives. For example their education, work, personal life, and can affect the relationship with their family and friends. With the years research has proven that there has been an increase in drug addiction within youth. Throughout the the paper there will be evidence to prove how drugs and crime can impact a young persons life....   [tags: Drug addiction, Addiction, Heroin, Substance abuse]

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Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Histories And Cultures

- The ACARA (2014, p. 37) has three Cross-Curriculum priorities, one of which requires special attention to be given to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures. The ACARA (2014, p. 20) takes its priorities from the goals put forward by the Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young Australians (Ministerial Council on Education, Employment, Training and Youth Affairs , 2014) The lesson plan which has been designed will become part of a unit which is being undertaken by Year 10 students who are in a Geography class completing the unit Environmental Change and Management as set by the ACARA and will focus on the content descriptor ‘The Aboriginal and Torres Strait I...   [tags: Indigenous Australians, Culture, Education]

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Mental Illness And Its Effects On The Brain

- Mental illness is a disease that cannot be fully cured but controlled to some degree. There are multiple types of mental illnesses, ranging from mood disorders to schizophrenia. A mental illness is when there is an abnormality in the brain. An example would be when a person is diagnosed with depression; there is a lack of serotonin in the brain. Medications can balance the levels of serotonin, and either cure the depression or decrease the symptoms of depression. Mental illness is fairly common; 1 in 4 people are diagnosed with mental illness....   [tags: Sigmund Freud, Psychosexual development, KILL]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Jamon Fisk '

- Jamon Fisk, a weird kid in my class who was outcasted since the first grade. He was the one who ate his boogers with no shame. He would also randomly say “my name means ham in Spanish”. We went to a small school and his reputation spread quickly. I did not pay much attention to him until the third grade. I judged him by the stories I heard and never tried to get to know him.  In the third grade he was on my soccer team. The highlight of that season was when his dad and my mom got in to an argument....   [tags: High school, Educational years, Fourth grade]

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Atlantis: The Lost City, Culture, and Continent

- Everyone has heard the bedtime story of the golden lost city of Atlantis. It has been a child’s dream to discover it for decades, maybe centuries. This city has often been compared to the Garden of Eden. The birth of this fairytale lies with the Greek philosopher, Plato. Atlantis was modernly made popular by writer and U.S. Congressman, Ignatius Donnelly, in 1882 (Martin 12). According to Greek mythological history, Atlantis was founded by the god Poseidon and ruled by Atlas, a descendant of Poseidon’s ten sons of five pairs of twins, thus, the name Atlantis and Atlantic Ocean (McMullen 28; Martin 9)....   [tags: World History]

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The Interaction Between Carbenoxolone and Valproic Acid

- Epilepsy is a chronic neurological disorder that affects 1-3% of mankind (Hauser and Hesdorffer 1990). Regardless of the availability of numerous new antiepileptic drugs, 30% of the epilepsy patients still have unrestrained seizures. For this reason, numerous experimental seizure models have been developed in order to realize the essential mechanisms of epileptic disorders and to find out new drugs for seizure management (Jacobs et al. 2001; Sander 2003). One of them is chemical kindling that may be induced by repeated administration of an initially subconvulsive chemical stimulus that leads progressive increase in vulnerability to seizures (Sefil et al....   [tags: pentylenetetrazole, kindling model, epilepsy]

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Zeus The man the Myth the Legend

- His first choice would be the Titaness Mitis who had helped Zeus assume his position. Mitis, just like Zeus, was a shape shifter. She was not ready to give herself to Zeus but he did eventually get his way. Before he had a chance to enjoy his victory Gaia warned him that Mitis would birth a son that would be powerful enough to overthrow him. Panicked, Zeus swallowed Mitis, not knowing she was already pregnant (Stone 55). Zeus himself was not only now pregnant but he gained the wisdom that Mitis had....   [tags: Titaness Mitis, Zeus, Review, Greek God]

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The Crusades: The Grandest Failure of Christendom

- The First Crusade what some would call a crowning moment for the Catholic Church for the age. Yet, behind all of this would lead to some of the worst moves the church has made and lead to not only the death of countless crusaders and Muslims but, also cause a weakening in the eastern defenses, that the Muslims would take advantage of against the Eastern Roman Empire, also known as Byzantium. Now many would defend the crusaders actions, saying that Muslim aggression lasting hundreds of years would have caused the combat to break out and the Christians that were being harassed and pushed back to stand up and attempt to rebuke the Muslims attempting to encroach on the lands of Byzantium....   [tags: Middle ages, War, Religion]

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The History of Chevron and Ethical Controversy

- Chevron Corporation is an American global energy corporation that is head office in San Ramon, California. Chevron Corporation can be dated to 1870 when it was known as the Pacific Oil Coast Company. Following successive mergers with various oil firms, they finally changed their name in 1911 to Standard Oil Company. Due to the U.S. Supreme Court ordering the Pacific Oil Coast Company (POCC) to be liberated into various oil companies because it violated the Sherman Antitrust Act (New York Times)....   [tags: Texaco, Ecuador]

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The Spanish Reign versus the Ottoman Empire

- Within my various numbers of sources I shall describe their importance to the topic and how they helped me answer the topic question. The Ottoman Empire, by Adriane Ruggiero, gives me a detailed and diverse form of looking at the Ottoman empire. The book includes various time periods for the creation of the Ottoman empire, it goes far back as when the Seljuk Turks first entered Anatolia until the shaping of the empire. Spain in the Age of Exploration, by Heather Millar, allows me to learn about the rise of spain during the 15th and 16th century, as a world power....   [tags: the world in the Fifteen century]

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Is India’s Inclusive Growth a ‘Chimera’ ?

- ... Development indicators of the poverty level, literacy rate and human development expose a reality far from that which our politicians promise us. • In India, the population percentage below the international poverty line of $1.25 is 29.8%. • In 2011, world literacy rate was 84%, while we remained at far below 74.04%. Moreover, gender-related discrimination in education is an alarming threat to our social balance. • Despite having one of the oldest family programs among developing countries, India is performing relatively poor in controlling the population ‘explosion’ and enhancing women-child welfare compared to countries with a similar history of population growth....   [tags: poverty, economic, growth, illiteracy]

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The Dropping of the Bomb on Hiroshima

- On August 6, 1945, the Japanese city of Hiroshima was evaporated by the first atomic bomb. Two days later, the second city, Nagasaki, was vaporized by another atomic explosion. The following month, September 2, 1945, the Japanese Empire surrendered. The man who was responsible for the core mechanics of the weapon was a Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer. What most people don’t realize is the anguish of making such a destructive weapon haunted him for the rest of his days. Eight years and three months later, Oppenheimer was suspected of being a Communist....   [tags: the deafening silence]

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Baby Boom Generation Contributes to Canadian Society

- Contribution to Canadian Society in the 1950s by the Baby Boom Generation In Canada, over 400,000 babies were born annually from 1945 to 1965, which increased Canada’s population rate by 20% (“Canadian”). This period in Canadian history occurred after the Second World War when millions of men returned home to their families or immigrated to other countries with their war brides. Some ended up settling in Canada which dramatically increased the birth rate; their experience and survival of the war caused them to realize how important life is, instigating them to have as many children as they can support bringing about the group of people now referred to as the Baby Boom Generation....   [tags: immigrate,suburban, economy]

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The Increasing Prevelance of Type 2 Diabetes

- ... The last 30 years has seen a threefold increase in the number of cases of childhood diabetes. In Europe and America, Type 2 diabetes has been seen for the first time in young people. This is probably in part caused by the increasing trend towards obesity in our society. But obesity doesn't explain the increase in the numbers of Type 1 diabetes in children - who make up the majority of new cases. Peculiarity of diabetes in children Diabetes is more than a health condition. For most children, it’s a new way of life, and it affects relationships in all areas as much as it affects eating and physical activity....   [tags: children, obesity, depression]

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Hammurabi's Law: First Code of Written Laws

- “ I Hammurabi am the king who is preeminent among kings; my words are choice; my ability has no equal. By the order of Shamash, the great judge of heaven and earth, may my justice prevail in the land;...” (Hammurabi)(Haberman, A., & Hundey, I. (Eds.). (1994). 16. In Civilizations: A cultural atlas. Agincourt, Ont.: Gage Educational Pub.) Hammurabi, the Babylonian king 3700 years ago, set down the very first code of written laws; Hammurabi’s code of law was one of very first set of written laws that he wanted everyone to follow....   [tags: Mesopotamia, Ruler]

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Anatomy of the Rectum and Anal Canal

- ... Lymphatic vessels from the inferior rectum drain to the sacral lymph nodes and then into the internal iliac lymph nodes1. Sympathetic innervation of the rectum arises from the lumbar spinal cord segments via the hypogastric plexuses and the peri-arterial plexus of the superior rectal artery1. Parasympathetic and visceral afferent fibers to the rectum include the middle sacral spinal cord segments and ganglia1. Anal canal The anal canal is the terminal part of the colon1. It extends from the superior aspect of the pelvic diaphragm to the anus1....   [tags: anorectal junction, anorectal line ]

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Science And Sociology Behind The Cold War

- The Cold War marked the first time that whole world stood on the balance of a nuclear holocaust. Having just finished the Second World War, the remnants of the chaos fell into the vacuum of the two superpowers: the United States and the Soviet Union. As both sides began to vie for global supremacy, tensions began to rise as both sides began to compete for influence, wealth, but most notably, weapons and arms manufacturing. The science and sociology behind this behavior is best studied using an economic phenomenon called game theory....   [tags: Cold War, World War II, Nuclear weapon]

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Theu.s. D. Roosevelt And The New Deal

- Abbeville, Alabama is a very unique place. It 's really small and barely noticeable. It 's in the southeast corner of the state. It 's a 20 minute drive from Fort Gaines, Georgia and 1 hour and 30 minute drive from Panama City, Florida. The weather is really bipolar. It could be ridiculously hot one second and next there 's a thunderstorm. In the winter it gets outrageously cold. It may sound unpleasant, but it’s a really nice place and there’s also so much more to this little town. They’re several things that make Abbeville, Alabama unique....   [tags: Great Depression, Franklin D. Roosevelt, New Deal]

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The Myth Of Prometheus By Franz Kafka

- There are many different interpretations when its regarding a classing ancient greek myth. Greek mythology teaches and narrates the teachings of ancient gods and the heroes. The passage written by Franz Kafka is a significant passage, he questions the mythology of Prometheus. He questions the originality of the myth and questions the unexplainable truth of the myth. Kafka points out the many layers of the unexplained myth of Prometheus. In perspective, I believe the main concept of Kafka`s version “ Prometheus” is strongly based on the objective that, Greek mythology comes in many different version but has one significant scenario which Kafka only pointed out while excluding the other signif...   [tags: Greek mythology, Prometheus, Zeus, Cronus]

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The Effects Of College Education On Career

- Second chapter of this essay will demonstrate the positive effects of college education on career. College education is the key to the successful future and helps a person in building the financial security, and job security. After making an amazing reputation by graduating from a college, one can work anywhere around the world by using various skills learned from college. College education not only helps an individual to acquire job, but also makes them learn to invest their money in a reliable business....   [tags: Education, Higher education, High school]

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A Report On Microbial Enzyme Activity Assay

- Microbial enzyme activity assay is a simple and rapid method to indicate the cycling of nutrients in soil (Pepper and Gerba, 1995). Enzymes may originate from biotic (viable cells) or abiotic (extracellular) components and their very specific reactions may only allow a small fraction of the total population being detected in the test. Therefore, soil enzyme activities may not always show a strong correlation with other soil biological parameters (Anderson, 1990). Dehydrogenase is involved in the electron transport system to remove the oxidative substrate, and has been found correlate with the oxygen uptake and organic substrate removal rates in aerobic systems (Tiwari et al., 1989)....   [tags: Petroleum, Oil spill, Hydrocarbon, Carbon]

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Movie Analysis : ' The Iliad '

- Picture Atlas, who is portrayed as being forced to bear the weight of the world on his shoulders. This constant pressure of his grim duty can only be supported because of his titanic immortal strength. Now imagine the combined weight of two worlds, but this time held by a mortal. Can you see both trembling forearms of ropey muscle struggling to keep them in balance. The only question is not will he break, but when. This tragic picture is similar to that of Hector, who was portrayed as the great Trojan hero in Homer 's “The Iliad”....   [tags: Trojan War, Iliad, Achilles, Troy]

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Behind The Painting Of Leonardo Da Vinci

- Behind the Painting In 1503, renaissance painter Leonardo da Vinci, began working on the most famous painting in all of history known as the Mona Lisa. It hangs in The Louvre in Paris, France and is five hundred and twelve years old. The painting was finished in 1517, since then, people from all around the world have gone to see the art work. The Mona Lisa is impossible to duplicate; this report will focus on why that is. It is believed that Francesco Del Giocondo, a wealthy silk merchant, requested that Da Vinci paint a portrait of his wife, Lisa Del Giocondo....   [tags: Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci, Florence]

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My Time And Money By Attending College

- Am I Wasting My Time and Money by Attending College. What is the point of spending an exorbitant amount on money on a college education if it is worthless. And, who determines what is worthless or for that matter what value something like a college education has. The answer, the person getting the education. Only the one who is paying for and utilizing the education can truly determine its worth. There are many factors for determining this worth including, but not limited to, the utilization of the degree (did the degree aid in getting a career), how many students actually go into a field related to their degree, and on a more personal level, how much money will I make in my field due to my...   [tags: Academic degree, Higher education, Diploma]

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Social Media And Its Effect On Society

- Social media avenues are a new, upcoming, and popular way to advertise for businesses and for people to connect to each other. Alexis Ohanian once said that "Being effective at social media, whether for business or personal use, means capturing people who have short attention spans. They 're only a click away from a picture of a funny cat, so you have to make your thing more compelling than that cat. And that can be a high bar." (Ohanian) Powerful usage of social media can have a big impact. For example, the power of Yelp can also put a business on the map....   [tags: Small business, Business, Consumer, Marketing]

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Depression And Suicide : A Growing Epidemic

- Depression and Suicide: A Growing Epidemic We’ve all had that friend who always seemed kind of aloof and out of it, but what if it was for more than attention, which so many people desperately beg for. What if they honestly just couldn’t help it. Sometimes people can’t just decide to be happy. Depression and suicide within American high schools is an increasing problem across the nation, there are over 4,000 deaths by suicide every year. Approximately, 14% of students have considered suicide and about 7% have tried to commit suicide....   [tags: Major depressive disorder, Suicide, Human brain]

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Sierra Leone: From Colonialism to Neocolonialism

- Colonialism is a feature of European expansion that took control of territory and people across the world starting in the 16th century. The last wave of colonialism was in Africa during the late nineteenth century, and these African colonies did not gain independence until the end of World War II. Decolonization was followed by years of economic, political, and social instability that made living conditions worse for the individuals in society. In this era of globalization, the economic strength of Western powers has created a new type of imperialism over the developing nations....   [tags: african history, africa]

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Ethics: The Foundation of Good Business

- According to the Hutchinson Unabridged Encyclopedia business ethics is the moral principles defining how businesses and business professionals should act toward each other, employees, and the public. Some professions such as law and medicine clearly have defined codes of professional ethics. In other areas appropriate behavior has been established over time by practice. Business ethics involves the role of a company in our society. Complex and contentious areas of business ethics would include the effect a petrochemical company's actions have on the environment or the obligation of a pharmaceutical company to make its drugs available to developing countries....   [tags: Business Ethics]

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A Matter of Life or Negligence

- American inventor and scientist Thomas Alva Edison once said that “opportunitiy is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” Edison’s quote, while concise, reveals a great truth, one that is directly related to an ongoing debate in the United States. The procedures, morality, and potential success of stem cell research have been discussed in America for more than one decade, and it remains one of the most-debated topics in today’s classrooms, newspapers, and Senate hearings....   [tags: Stem Cell Research]

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Globalization and Health Risks in Asia

- On the whole, community nutrition programmes, as such, are developed in both urban and rural settings and, over the last decades, have developed towards programmes with quite an extensive ecological and participative approach at different levels: individual, family, community, society, cultural, economic and political. I have learned that globalization is one of the greatest challenges to which people and public and nutrition health professionals are currently confronted (McMichael & Beaglehole, 2000)....   [tags: Health ]

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Technology’s Impact on the Publishing Industry

- With technology progressing from drones fulfilling shipments to electronic books becoming cheaper, major companies such as Apple and Amazon have had a big impact on not only the tech industry but the publishing industry as well. Companies are outputting resources like IBook’s and the Kindle bookstore to take full advantage of the transition to digital publishing. As a result of this we have greener, more budget friendly books, and outdated traditional copies of text. With the introduction to these resources it is making the lives of students and the mass market more convenient....   [tags: e-books, apple]

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Information is the Acknowledgement of Facts

- Information is the acknowledgement of facts and physical happenings that can be seen, observed and analyzed. While knowledge, on the other hand, is linked to the critical assessment of one’s perceptions and comprehension of the inferences being drawn from the observed facts. Knowledge also encompasses the ability to feel that is hidden and implicated in this universe as well as in the behavior and dealings of our fellow human beings. Information and knowledge often go hand in hand but the status of information is often misunderstood and elevated to that of knowledge which occupies a higher place in the column; since, it plays a definite role in the development of a person’s personality by e...   [tags: science, world hunger, ignorance]

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The History and Life of Poseidon

- Poseidon is one of the strongest gods in Greek mythology. Poseidon was the god of water, horses, and earthquakes. He was thought to be the reason for boat wrecks, and drowning’s. Cronus and Rhea are the parents of Poseidon in Greek mythology. Poseidon is one of the 3 sons; the others are Hades and Zeus. And their three sisters were Demeter, Hestia, Hera, and while Cronus was the horrible father who feared his own children so he ate them at birth. He continued to eat the newborns until his wife tricked him by giving him stones instead to save Zeus....   [tags: god of water, zeus, greek mythology, cronus]

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Why You Should Learn Another Language

- “Hallo”,”Hola”, “Merhaba.” What comes to mind when someone says that they can speak another language. It is safe to assume that most of us are slightly impressed with that person. In America today there is a large portion of the population whom seem to have little interest and no inclination towards learning a second language; this is also true for many other parts of the world. People ask themselves why they should even bother themselves with such an arduous task. What many people do not realize it is that having the ability to speak another language makes them not only more marketable in the job market, but it also helps build cognitive skills....   [tags: career, job opportunities, bilingual]

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Overview of the Issue of Contraception

- According to the Encyclopedia of Science, Technology, and Ethics article, “Margaret Sanger”, Jennifer Chesworth stated, “it was not until Margaret Sanger became the leader in the movement in the early nineteenth century to secure reproductive rights for women when the issue of birth control became a big deal” (1). This was the beginning of the first pregnancy prevention movement, where Sanger was the “founder of the first birth control clinic in the United States and later, of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the International Planned Federation” (Chesworth 1)....   [tags: Birth Control, Gender Equality]

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Alfred Wegener and the Continental Drift

- ... In 1912 he first introduced the theory of the continental drift at a conference in Germany. He theorized that the continents had moved away from each other over a period of time and denied that land-bridges had existed to connect the continents. The same year he married the daughter of a meteorologist and returned on another expedition to Greenland. He went on to serve in the military during World War I. Although the idea about the continental drift had never gone away it wasn’t until 1915 that he published his theory....   [tags: meteorology and astronomy]

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The Dreams Breaker: Education in Morocco

- ... The Moroccan educational system had been exposed to several experiments and changes throughout this decade. Indeed, after juggling between the French system and the Spanish curriculum, and signing an emergency plan to reform education in Morocco, which has never been unleashed, we collided with the wall of failure. Actually, the result was expected because how could we educate a nation where its unscrupulous leaders are molding education as an abject and useless “thing”, and where children are dreaming of becoming like "Messi and Ronaldo" instead of aiming at a noble and worthwhile professional career....   [tags: solution to problems like poverty, corruption]

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Home Is Where the Couch Is

- My favorite place is my living room not only because it’s the place where I can relax from all the stress of the day but also because the background to just about every warm family moment I’ve had four the past four years. There is no carpet anywhere in my house; it’s all beige tile that is cracked in some areas. Our house is much older than others in our neighborhood, and for some reason the heating vents downstairs are on the ceiling, which means it gets frigid in the fall and winter and it feels like stepping on ice cubes....   [tags: living room, family, couch]

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The Ban on Gay Blood Donors

- In 1983 the FDA put a ban on gay men from donating blood if they have had sex with another man since 1977 (Thrasher). Certain activists believe this ban is harsh and should be repealed. While it would be great if everyone in the country could donate blood, gay men are at higher risk for certain diseases such as HIV/AIDS. This increased risk makes it unwise to eliminate this ban. As stated by Mark Skinner in his article Science Should Dictate Policy, “blood donor deferrals are not judgments about individuals but are scientifically based”....   [tags: blood, gay, ban, risk, policy]

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Origin of Mass of Subatomic Particles

- ... These are deemed in what scientists call, generations. Thus, the first generation consists of the most stable and lightest. The heavier and less stable particles belong to the second and third generations. All stable matter in the universe is made from particles that belong to the first generation; any heavier particles quickly decay to the next most stable level. There are four fundamental forces at work in the universe 1) the strong force, 2) the weak force, 3) the electromagnetic force, and 4) gravitational force....   [tags: theory,, discovery, particles]

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How the Black Plague Changed Europe

- In the 1300’s, there was an outbreak of a disease known as the Black Death that engulfed all of Europe. This sickness, also know as the Bubonic Plague, rampaged throughout Europe killing over a third of the population. A bacteria known as Yersinia pestis caused the disease. The bacteria, originating in fleas, spread to rats and then to people. Black Death was spread from trade throughout Europe. The large cities were affected first, and then it spread to the less dense and populated surrounding areas....   [tags: social, economic, disease, bacteria]

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The Princess Is In The Dungeon

- Strolling down through everyday buildings with shadows that creep at every corner terrors, not knowing for a split second a dilemma could appear. Whether this dilemma can be a test against the skeletons of a dragon, or confronting the ogre who holds a book. Continuing through various ways and expecting one thing out of the ordinary, till that one day. The day where the call for help appears. The feeling that wells up in one's heart, almost feeling as though it could explode at any second. The unexplainable feeling that appears in the direction of one's line of sight....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Personal Statement from a Vietnamese Person

- Before I was five, I thought I was Chinese. However, I wondered why I couldn’t understand the Chinese patrons of Chinatown restaurants. Upon learning my true ethnicity, I pulled out a mammoth atlas we had under the bed. My father pointed to an “S”-shaped country bordering the ocean, below China. It was then that I learned my parents were refugees from Vietnam. “Boat people,” my mother, still struggling to grasp English back then, would hear kids whispering when she walked through the halls of her high school....   [tags: refugees, homeschool, communication]

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The Titans: Rulers before the Olympians

- ... Phoibe was Earth’s oracular midpoint, she gave humans and animals their mind and intelligence. She was the goddess of Delphic. Theia was sight, all-seeing all-knowing earth she gave humans and animals the capability of seeing. She was the goddess of the Oracle at Ikenai. Mnemosyne was memory, and preservation of Earth’s history. Humans and animals are able to learn and memorize things due to her. She presided over the oracle of Trophonios at Lebadeia (Atsma, Aaron). The Hecatoncheires were three giants in charge of storms....   [tags: Cronos, Coeus, Crius]

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A Blessing by James Arlington Wright

- James Arlington Wright is widely recognized as one of America's finest contemporary poets. He was born in December 13, 1927 in Martins Ferry, Ohio. He was the second of three sons; Ted, James and Jack. His Father, Dudley, was a die-cutter at Hazel-Atlas Glass in Wheeling a neighboring town in Virginia where his mother, Jessie, worked at the White Swan Laundry. Both had to quit school in early teens to work. In 1946 graduated from high school as a Valedictorian and joined the U.S. Army. He trained in engineering school at Fort Lewis, Washington....   [tags: poems, biography]

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Progress and Integration in Central America

- For my mapping assignment I chose the Central America region. This region is unique in the sense that its present situation is heavily intertwined with its colonialized past. Central America today is a place still reliant on agriculture as a notable part of their Gross Domestic Product (GDP). It is mostly the eastern side of the region that receives heavy rainfall, but on the whole, holds a climate throughout that is very welcoming for agriculture. Agriculture in general is the largest employer throughout this region....   [tags: GDP, agricultural economy]

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Nas A New Frontier Of Controversy

- Michael Stilwell Jessica Elia English 3 12 November, 2014 NASA: A New Frontier of Controversy The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is the full name of the United States space initiative commonly known as NASA. Most people can’t deny its usefulness, but ever since it’s creation it has come under constant scrutiny from the government, organizations, companies, and citizens. The government questions its practicality, organizations inquirie about its safety, companies doubt their plans, and citizens challenge the necessity of it....   [tags: NASA, Space exploration, Human spaceflight]

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The Law Of The Common Law

- Question 1 Two main sources of law in the common law system are statutes and judicial decisions. The UK’s law inherited from the authority of courts which developed over the centuries, following the ‘stare decisis’ doctrine which built the stability and certainty in the law. This law survived for over a thousand years even in the absence of the statutory regulations in some areas. However, the Parliament as the supreme law-making body has the power to override or change current case law through the legislation but its power has been significantly weakened since signing the European Community Act in 1972....   [tags: Common law, Law, Contract, Tort]

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Smoking Cigarettes Is The United States

- Smoking cigarettes is one of the biggest causes of preventable deaths in the United States. Doing it in public not only harms current smokers, but also those around them; which is why there should be a law prohibiting smoking in public places. Many smokers believe if they smoke outside, they cannot harm other individuals. However, studies suggest that sitting 3 feet away from a smoker outdoors can expose you to the same level of secondhand smoke as if you were sitting indoors with the smoker. If you had an extra 2 months with the people you love, would you take it or just throw it away....   [tags: Tobacco, Smoking, Cigarette, Tobacco smoking]

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Hook Ups Are Bad For Women

- As the reading stated women are more likely to get a bad reputation more rapidly than men from sex or hooking up with too many people. So therefore yes, hook ups are bad for women rights. Hookups paint an ugly pictures for a woman and people look up to her or view can change in a split second. For instance the “walk of shame” The morning after the hook up the female leave the male’s room and everyone see’s her. Automatically everyone will say that they sex and assume whatever that they want....   [tags: Marriage, Sexual intercourse, Human sexuality]

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The Treatment Of Peripheral Vascular Disease

- “Blood hearkens to blood,” claims Sherazade in “1001 Nights”. These words ring true, as blood surges through me in the bright operating room at Case Medical Center. Shifting my weight under ten pounds of lead protective apron, I watch each unsuccessful pass of the catheter, anxiously waiting for the surgeon to access the iliac artery. The patient’s chart, which I scoured for signs of peripheral vascular disease, only hinted at the severity of her illness. “You’re up,” the attending instructs. I hand him the experimental imaging probe and watch as he deftly threads it through the groin....   [tags: Physician, Medicine, Patient, Surgery]

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Biography Of Robert Rauschenberg 's Work

- I feel my work is a resemblance of Robert Rauschenberg in a sense of innovation and expanding the use of material and mediums. Rauschenberg was well known for his ability to combined nontraditional material and objects creating a single - unified piece. Much of Rauschenberg 's work consisted of employing innovative combinations. Though, Rauschenberg was both a painter and a sculptor and implemented a combination of both, he also worked with photography, printmaking, papermaking, and performance -allowing him to expand his ideas and innovations....   [tags: Art, Visual arts, Assemblage, Brian Dettmer]

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Gender Inequality Between Men And Women

- Which gender is more privileged in today’s society men or women. This question has There seems to be inequality when it comes to both genders being granted their privileges. Gender inequality refers to unequal treatment or perceptions of individuals based on their gender. Numerous individuals today face different kinds of privileges due to their gender. Many find themselves struggling in today’s society for several reasons such as gender differences or how society views each gender as a whole. This has been a conflict that has affected many generations....   [tags: Gender, Male, Female, Sex]

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The Odyssean Gods And Their Stories

- The Odyssean Gods and Their Stories The Odyssean gods are well known throughout Greek mythology. These gods include the following: Zeus, Poseidon, Athena, Hermes, Ino, Circe, and Calypso. Throughout the copious books found in Homer’s Odyssey, these gods allow for the main character, Odysseus, to continue his journey home without death catching up with him. Throughout the story, the reader is acquainted with all of the Odyssean gods, and is left with an odd perspective about each and every one of them....   [tags: Greek mythology, Athena, Zeus, Odyssey]

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Impact Of Cultural Tourism On Tourism

- ABSTRACT During the late 1970’s cultural tourism was identified as driving force in the tourism industry. People who were interested in the tourism industry such as marketers and researchers began to notice that many travellers travelled specifically to develop a insight of the culture or heritage of a destination (Tighe, 1986). Greg Richards (1996) defines cultural tourism as ‘the movement of a persons to cultural attractions away from their normal place of residence, with the goal to collect new information and experiences’....   [tags: Tourism, Culture, World Tourism Organization]

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The Electoral College System Is Unfair

- The American Society grants every citizen of legal age to vote in elections. The Electoral College System provides electoral votes to candidates despite losing popular votes. The Electoral College System is unfair as candidates who do not win popular vote can still win a presidential election. This system is unfair as it grants 538 electors to become the voice of 319 million people. The Constitutional Convention of 1787 gave birth to the Electoral College system. The Electoral College system can be briefly described as a system where voters are able to vote for candidates(electors) on election day....   [tags: President of the United States, Elections]

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The Purpose Of A Higher Education

- The Purpose of a Higher Education According to a 2011 United States Census Bureau report, college graduates earn more over their working lifetimes than non-college graduates (Lorain). Another article titled, Tracking the Market and Economic Trends That Shape Your Finances explains that, “People with a bachelor’s degree makes 84% more over a lifetime than high school graduates.” (Los Angeles). Although there is a direct correlation with people who earn a college degree also make more money, I don’t believe that money is the sole purpose of a higher education....   [tags: Higher education, University, Academic degree]

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Ethics : Ethics And Social Responsibility

- “Talk about ethics, values, integrity and social responsibility is not only becoming acceptable in the business community, it’s practically required” (Joyner, 2002, p.298). Now that ethics has gained a greater recognition in the world of business, companies are more interested in the implementation of ethical standards within its organizational structure. A review of the literature suggests that ethics and social responsibility should be present at all levels of businesses. In this sense, the effective integration of ethical standards into the business strategy becomes vital to achieve organizational objectives....   [tags: Ethics, Business ethics, Applied ethics]

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The For The Cure For Aging

- On February 9 2020 I achieved birth. Approximately around this time the cure for aging was just introduced into American Society. However, the cure, at this time, was a controversial subject; given this the US government outlawed getting the cure and as a result mass protest begin to arise as a result of this feat. When I turned five mass protest was already formed which broke into two major sides. Those who supported the cure, and those who were completely against the cure. The two major political parties begin to see this topic as a politically stance and the Democratic party and Republican party begin to take stances on the cure....   [tags: President of the United States]

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The For The Cure For Aging

- Inquiry Project On February 9 2020 I achieved birth. Approximately around this time the cure for aging was just introduced into American Society. However, the cure, at this time, was a controversial subject; given this the US government outlawed getting the cure and as a result mass protest begin to arise as a result of this feat. When I turned five mass protest was already formed which broke into two major sides. Those who supported the cure, and those who were completely against the cure. The two major political parties begin to see this topic as a politically stance and the Democratic party and Republican party begin to take stances on the cure....   [tags: President of the United States]

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City Plan Commission Of St. Louis

- City Plan Commission of St. Louis. Saint Louis after World War II. St. Louis: Mason Print., 1942. Print. The report for the City Plan Commission eludes to the population trends and land use in an attempt to understand and prepare for the expected changes that take place after World War II. This collection includes maps, charts, graphs, and tables depicting trends that were expected to continue to impact St. Louis after the war ends and life readjusts itself. Fiedler, David. The Enemy among Us: POWs in Missouri during World War II....   [tags: World War II, Great Depression, St. Louis]

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The Effect Of Media On Children

- It is almost impossible to go one whole day without encountering so form of media. As a human race we are constantly surrounded by media whether it is TV, radio, or newspapers it is everywhere we look. Being constantly surrounded by media, impacts how people think and behave because it sets an example for its viewers. A big effect of media we are seeing is how people are viewing gender roles. Media shapes gender roles by showing what each gender does in a “normal” life and a “normal” household; we see this explained in Deborah Tannen’s “Why can’t He Hear What I’m Saying”, “After the Fact” by James Davidson and Mark Lytle, also in Katha Pollitt’s “Why Don’t Boys Play with Dolls....   [tags: Gender role, Gender, Woman, Transgender]

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My Experience Watching A Live Theatre

- My experience watching a live theatre performance on stage was a fascinating one, most especially since it was my first time. I attended a staged performance of “The History Boys” in a small theatre called “The Little Theatre of Alexandria” at 8:00 pm on Wednesday June 8, 2016 in Alexandria, Virginia. The overall production of the play was a resounding experience for me particularly the performance of the actors and the design of the scene made the play seem real. I had a little bit of preparation by getting some useful information about the location of the theatre and most importantly about the history of the play including the playwright, the origination of the play, synopsis, and the year...   [tags: Theatre, Performance, Performing arts, Play]

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The Ancient Civilizations Of Ancient Times

- The Egyptians (2700 BCE - 1075 BCE) and the Achaemenid (550 BCE - 330 BCE) were two of the most influential civilizations of ancient times. They created empires that would leave a cultural mark on the world and the civilizations yet to come. Even though they both have created a lasting impression on the world today, these two civilizations were starkly different. Three of the more defining contrasting differences are Egypt 's polytheistic religion compared to the Achaemenid Zoroastrianism, the compositions and tactics of each civilization’s military, and the governmental/social structure of the Egyptians versus the Achaemenid....   [tags: Ancient Egypt, Egypt, Ramesses II, Zoroastrianism]

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Female Influence in Greek Mythology

- The ability of women to influence the course of events in Iliad and Odyssey Women have always been an important part of human history since it began. The Greek Myths also show how women, though not as powerful as men, have been able to cause great changes to the course of events. The Trojan of war is one glorified example of it where because of one woman thousands of soldiers died. I would like to talk about such women from the readings that we have done in this course. I shall be talking about Helen of Troy, Kalypso, Circe, Nausicaa and Penelope to show how mortals and immortals have powers of sort but are still inferior to men....   [tags: Greek Literature]

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Child Aggression in School Settings

- Aggression is a serious problem in American schools. According to psychologists, aggression is any behavior that is meant to harm or injure others (Horn, 2007). Aggression can be examined more intensely during early adolescence, when youngsters are in middle school or high school (National Center for Educational Statistics, 1995). Many acts of aggression are very visible and witnessed live on TV or in front of eyewitnesses, however, there are other acts of aggression that are less visible, overlooked, and undocumented (Olweus, 1979)....   [tags: Childhood Psychology]

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Cultural Awareness Of Sub-Saharan Africa

- What is culture, one might ask. According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, culture is the “customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits of a racial, religious, or social group or the characteristic features of everyday existence (as diversions or a way of life} shared by people in a place or time” (Culture). Five major characteristics that define a culture include culture is learned, culture is shared, culture is symbolic, culture is all-encompassing, and culture is integrated. Culture depends on the human capacity for cultural learning that encompasses shared rules for conduct and that are dependent upon symbols....   [tags: Culture ]

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Vegetarianism: The Cure for All

- “...going vegetarian is the single best thing we can do for ourselves as well as for your families,” says Dr. Lina Van (Panchal 27). Choosing to go vegetarian promotes good health, a longer life, helps fight diseases, and can even help people lose weight (Nikki and David Goldbeck 4-7). Specifically, a vegetarian diet excludes meat, fish, shellfish, and poultry. A lacto-vegetarian also does not eat eggs, but can eat dairy products, while an ova-vegetarian can eat eggs, but not dairy products (Panchal 27)....   [tags: Healthy Lifestyle Essay]

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Shortage of Physicians In Canada

- In the past decade, Canada’s population has grown from 5,301,000 in 1900 to over 34,030,589 in 2011, driven mainly by immigration (Central Intelligence Agency, 2011). By 2056 it is expected, one in four Canadians will be 65 years or older, compared to 13 per cent currently. This will put a huge strain on the country’s health care system (Macleans, 2008 p.2). The future of Canada’s health care system is at great risk due to its escalating and aging population. This is triggering a shortage of physicians, particularly anesthesiologists, in some provinces of Canada (Canadian Medicine Journal, 2007)....   [tags: Canadian Health Care System]

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Shortage of Physicians In Canada

- Introduction to the Issue By 2056 it is expected one in four Canadians will be 65 years or older, compared to 13 per cent currently. This will put a huge strain on the country’s health care system (Macleans, 2008 p.2). The future of Canada’s health care system is at great risk due to its aging population. This is triggering a shortage of physicians, particularly anesthesiologists, in some provinces of Canada (Canadian Medicine Journal, 2007). Anesthesiologists are specialist physicians who provide critical care to patients in a number of health programs: operative anesthesia for patients in all surgical subspecialties, acute pain management, procedural anesthesia, obstetrical care, and hig...   [tags: Health Care, Anesthesiologists]

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The Doctrinal Philosophy of War

- The Battle of Kasserine Pass was an engagement that came about during WWII, had a number of encounters that came about around the Kasserine Pass, which was a gap that was the width of about two miles in the Atlas Mountains. The German Panzer Army was lead by Field Marshal Edwin Rommel a highly revered commander in the German Army. Rommel considered his movement north through Tunisia making his attack through the Kasserine Pass meeting the U.S. Corps main strength head on at Tebesssa. Rommel might gain very important provisions from the U.S....   [tags: Military Science]

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Game design of the future

- Game design, my whole life I have dreamed of doing this, being in the field of professional video game designing. Started off when I was a child, first favorites were Mario, sonic, streets of rage, and of course mega man. My past was so magnificent and I wouldn’t dare to change a thing about it, however, not that I have most of the necessary skills I plan on at long last creating my own games, making my dreams come to life. To get to this master plan I did some research and learning an unspeakable amount of knowledge attending ITT Technical institute....   [tags: technology, video game]

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Medicine - Influence Beyond Prescription

- In contemporary times, survival is merely an assumed concept, which most individuals may never question or experience substantial concern in its regard. However, historically, the quest of experiencing a full term life was a privilege granted to the lucky minority. Although there was constant research and experimentation regarding medical enigmas, professionals attained little progress until the 1920’s. At this time, mass communication networks were established and consistent to a large degree, making it possible for scientists to distribute their acquired knowledge amongst others in their same profession....   [tags: survival, medical enigmas, treatments]

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Diabetic Foot Ulcer Teaching Project

- I- Introduction: Diabetes is one of the most discussed and debated chronic disease amongst many conditions in the category, and has been studied extensively. This is undoubtedly related to just how common diabetes is. In fact, in 2013, according to the IDF Diabetes Atlas (2013), 382 million individuals had diabetes, around 6% of the roughly 7 billion world population. Amongst those, about 80% live in low to middle income countries (IDF, 2013). Considering that those countries form the majority of the world and that they encompass a majority of diabetics, we can notice a very wide spread pattern of diabetes in the world....   [tags: Medicine, Health]

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Fantastic Adventures: False Bottom Creek

- The way nature works is a very interesting study that one can do. The research that was done at False Bottom Creek was no exception to that statement. The diversity in plant life was quite surprising and so was the amount of human activity in that area. A large amount of observations, note taking, and pictures were taken in our four visits to False Bottom Creek. But before we can go into greater detail about the plants, animals, and visits we first have to explain how to arrive at our ecosystem....   [tags: plants, animals, parks, ecosystem]

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