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Analysis of Barthelme's The Balloon

- This is a story about how the balloon explores the public's response to it and the relationship with the narrator conscience. The balloon itself is the symbolic representation of the story, so that the reader is forced to confront and respond to the story in the same way that the citizens of New York City must confront and respond to the balloon. The balloon can represent any imaginative origin, as the public demonstrates. The mention of the balloon as having a “deliberate lack of finish” which gave the “surface a rough forgotten quality” reinforced the idea that the balloon is an art object designed to provoke public and private reactions....   [tags: the balloon]

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Puppet As Balloon By Albert Lamorisse

- Puppet as balloon in Albert Lamorisse’s 1956 short French film of ‘The Red Balloon’ Once upon a time in Paris there lived a little boy whose name was Pascal. He had no brothers or sisters and he was very sad and lonely at home. Once he brought home a lost cat, and some time later a stray puppy. But his mother said animals brought dirt into the house, and so Pascal was soon alone again in his mother 's clean well-kept rooms. Then one day, on his way to school, he caught sight of a fine red balloon, tied to a street lamp....   [tags: Mind, Consciousness, Psychology, Perception]

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Our Day at the Fair was a Red Balloon

- ... He checked that no one was watching and then with great keenness strode up to the side of the pram and looked inside it. Resting inside of the pram, safe as a baby, was a wax paper parcel of sandwiches and pickles and beside that protected under a white muslin was a cravat of viscous red wine. The little boy’s brother quickly took the pram by the handle and released the break and pushed the pram over the bumps of the olive tree’s roots and back into the blazing sunshine. The boy’s brother quickly took the pram directly to where he had left his younger brother....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Around the World in a Heart Shaped Balloon

- Around the World in a Heart Shaped Balloon When I was a little girl I adored going to the movies. I especially loved movies with a romantic plot, and a happy ending. As a child, I remember sitting in the theatre and being mesmerized by everything that was happening on the screen. Films like The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, and Beauty and the Beast made a concrete impression on my mind. Even at such a young age I loved the romance of these stories. The thought of one day being carried off by a handsome prince was a very fascinating concept for me as a little girl....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing]

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The Harsh Reality in A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry

- A plain green balloon floated in a dark and lonely space. Wasted and old it floats there. Doomed to be there for eternity. Loneliness made it look washed and used. No recognition from anyone. Suddenly, the frightening lonely space got the first glimpse of light. The poor balloon tried to float toward the light. But it did not know that the light was nothing but a hallucination. The girl woke up and realized that it was nothing but a dream. Such a sad dream too thought the little girl. Dreams are the enigma of life....   [tags: harmful dream, green balloon]

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Historical Stereotypes of Australian Masculinity in the Film 'Two Hands and Strictly Balloon'

- Historical Stereotypes of Australian Masculinity in the Film 'Two Hands and Strictly Balloon' “Film is a powerful player in the construction of national identity. In Australian films, men embody particular masculinities such as rugged practicality and anti-intellectualism, ruthless independence against all odds, and a willingness to die. These masculinities have been embellished and perpetuated in film histories as the ideal held as the standard for imitation” Introduction ============ Since the revival of Australian cinema in early 1970s, Australian films have focused on certain themes of social perceptions and representations of masculini...   [tags: Papers]

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Alfred Wegener’s Biography

- Alfred Wegener was born on November 1, 1880 in Berlin, Germany. Alfred Wegener was the youngest of five children to be born to Anna and Richard Wegener. However, only three of Ana and Richard Wegener’s children survived. Their names were: Alfred Wegener, Kurt Wegener, and Tony Wegener. Unfortunately, the two other children could not make it. Richard Wegener was an evangelical minister who ran an orphanage. At that time, the German Empire saw many advances of new technologies which included the airship, electricity and the automobile....   [tags: theory, meteorologist, air balloon]

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Wedding Speech - Original Writing

- It was the day, the day I have been counting down for weeks, the day I was most excited for, my birthday. I woke up on this wonderful morning to the smell of eggs and bacon streaming through the whole house. As I was about to get up and start my day my parents barged in my room shouting “Happy Birthday” while handing me a plate of food bigger than my head and a cup of hot coffee. I scarfed my food down so quick that I barley had time to breathe. I couldn 't contain my excitement any longer. I was waiting for all my friends to come over so that we could start all the activities we had planned for the day....   [tags: Debut albums, Roller coaster, Balloon]

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Who Actually Achieved First in Flight

- Most textbooks teach us that on December 17, 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright literally flew into history when they completed the world’s first powered flight. However, since that flight, controversy has been raging over who actually achieved first in flight. Although the Wright Brothers have been historically proven to have achieved the first, sustained, powered, controlled, heavier-than-air, manned flight, they were not truly the first fly. In order to accurately understand why the Wright Brothers were not actually the first to achieve flight, we must first consider all of the previous successful flights, using machines, such as, balloons, gliders, and aircraft....   [tags: John Montgomery,wright brothers,balloon flight]

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The Battle of Bull Run History

- The Battle of Bull Run was the first battle fought during the Civil War. It was a bloody battle and showed both sides that this war would not be won quickly. There were a few factors that swayed the battle in favor of the Confederacy, such as terrain, weather and technology. The Confederacy was able to use railroads to transport troops to battle, which had never been done before. This allowed them to continue fighting while the Union troops were growing tired and weak. Since the battle was fought on Southern soil, the Confederacy gained the upper hand....   [tags: american civil war,the confederacy,balloon corps]

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The History of Ballooning

- The History of Ballooning It all started in 1783, when two brothers conceived the idea of human flight with smoke. Joseph and Etienne Montgolfier came from a family of paper-makers in Annonay, France. They tried to capture smoke from the fireplace in a paper bag, and soon found that it rose. It soon became obvious to them that when the smoke cooled down, the sack would fall. They created the first real balloon in 1783. "It was 35 ft in diameter and had a capacity of 23,000 cubic ft, and it was made of linen lined paper" (Fraser)....   [tags: Historical Balloon Hot Air Essays]

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21 Balloons

- The 21 Balloons Text to Self: When Professor Sherman was taking off in his hot air balloon people started running down the streets to look. People were also running down the streets to get Ichiro bobble heads at a Mariners game. Text to Text: When Mr. Sherman saw the mines full of diamonds it made me think about the book Treasure Island when Jim Hawkins finds all the treasure. Text to World: As soon as Professor William Waterman Sherman started walking on Krakatoa he experienced earthquakes....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Analysis of Andy Warhol and the Couple with Balloons, Plaza Hotel, New York City

- Andy Warhol was born on August 6th, 1928 in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. Warhol was not pnly a photographer, but he was also in performance art, filmmaking, and writing, and was a leader in the Pop Art movement of the 1960s. Warhol’s mother was an artist and taught him how to draw, which became one of his favorite hobbies as a child. His mother also bought him his first camera when he was 9, introducing him to photography. Warhol developed huge interest in fame and celebrities, which became the focus of much his art....   [tags: photography, colors, popluar, lines]

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Miniature Hot Air Balloons and Archimedes's Principle of Buoyancy

- The history of hot air balloons starts in the Asia. Literary references in China date back to 180ce and cite Chu Ko Liang as the inventor of lighter than air flight (1). Early unmanned balloons were used in China as military signaling lanterns (2). Today ethnic Chinese communities celebrate the end of the Lunar New Year Holidays (3) by launching small hot air balloons ( known as Kung-Ming Lanterns ). The first recorded mathematical description of buoyancy (and thus hot air balloon behavior) was developed by Archimedes over 2000 years ago in Greece (4)....   [tags: physics archimedes buoyancy]

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Ballon D' Or 2013

- ... 23 players, 23 nominees, 23 warriors, but only 3 titans. This players have showed during the entire year their arguments for being the best player of the whole planet. They've demonstrated their abilities, skills, goals and the magic they can generate with the ball. But now it's time to choose, Messi, Ribery or Ronaldo.They have their merits to win this major title but the results can help us to know who is the best. In my opinion, Messi isn't part of this battle because he has demonstrated he is not in his maximum level by his injuries and disappearances in the game....   [tags: best football-soccer player of the year]

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Cameron Balloons Avaliable Transport Methods for Merchandise

- Cameron Balloons Avaliable Transport Methods for Merchandise Customers Cameron balloons does not need to be close to its customers because the balloons can be easily transported by methods of transport such as rail, plane and sea. This means that the whole world is an available market. Cameron balloons customers are the U.K and U.S because Cameron balloons customer base in is both the U.K and U.S. Cameron balloons offer e-mail addresses and phone numbers of their sales teams to its customers so they can contact the business whenever they need to....   [tags: Papers]

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The History of Comics

- ... Characters created by them were made for adults in order for them to get to enjoy them too. Elements: There are many different elements for comics and storyboards. The most important element is having the pages arranged in a specific way in order for the images on the pages to tell a story and for it to be narrative as if they were mixed up the reader would not understand the story. The second element is the panel. The panel can be any size of shape, panels are also ordered in different ways in every comic but the writer would make sure to make it clear which path the reader should be following in order for him/her to understand it....   [tags: elements, balloons, artists]

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Forms Of Motion ( Linear And Circular

- Forms of Motion (linear and circular) The Balloon and Straw Lab addressed circular motion when the air was released from the balloon. When this happened, the straw and balloon spun in a circular motion around the pencil. The balloon was orbiting the circumference of the pencil. Circular motion is when an object is moving along the circumference of another object. This is what the balloon did during this experiment. The Force Balloon Lab addressed linear motion when the balloon moved in a straight, or linear, line....   [tags: Force, Classical mechanics, Energy]

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The Graffiti Of A Graffiti Art

- “There is always hope,” stands on the gray background of the concrete of the famous Banksy graffiti art. The art chosen is made of spray paint and stencil, on a concrete background. The image is a black and white portrait of a little girl, wind blowing through her hair and dress, holding out her arm towards a red, heart-shaped balloon. On the side of the image is the statement written in what appears to be the dirt and soot on the wall, “There is always hope.” The artwork stands out on the inner-city concrete walls, with the bold of the black and white image of the little girl and the brightness of the red balloon, certainly catching to the eye of parents and children in these inner-cities t...   [tags: Graffiti, Banksy, Wall, The Wall]

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The Fermentation Of Alcoholic Fermentation

- Introduction Alcoholic Fermentation is one of the primary fermentation pathways. During this reaction, NADH is reduced from pyruvate. Alcohol fermentation forms ethyl alcohol(C2H5OH) and carbon dioxide(C02).[1] During this fermentation, the pathway yields two molecules of ATP.[1] With these two ATP’s produced from glycolysis, The net yield of ATP during each reaction is only four molecules of ATP.[1] Commercially, alcoholic fermentation is important and used to many things such as: baking goods, producing alcoholic beverages among other products....   [tags: Cellular respiration, Carbon dioxide, Yeast]

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Eighteenth Century Ballooning

- Eighteenth Century Ballooning     In a time where the skies are full of aircraft, it is hard to   imagine a time when air travel was nothing but a dream. That was   just the case during the early eighteenth century. The dream of flight   was so concentrated on winged flight that ballooning was actually and   accidental discovery. The shift to alternate opportunities to fly   occurred in 1766 with the discovery of hydrogen. Henry Cavendish   discovered the gas he coined the “inflammable gas.” At that time this   meant that the gas was highly combustible, unlike today’s   interpretation of inflammable....   [tags: European Europe History]

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Physics in Cartoons

- Physics in Cartoons The cartoon that was analyzed by our group was the Disney movie The Emperor's New Groove. This movie is very entertaining and comical, however when a closer look is taken at the use (or lack thereof) of Physics Laws, many errors can be found. The following are four examples of situations in The Emperors New Groove where the laws of physics were over looked and ignored in the creation of the scene. #1 (19:05-19:48) After Emperor Kusko is turned into a lama, he is put into a cloth bag and thrown into a stream....   [tags: Papers]

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Different Types of Conflicts

- ... This discovery is also mostly credited to the understanding that exist among our group members, who were open and receptive to opinion of one another thus allowing this activity to be a success. The only way to solve a conflict is to understand the problem. To understand the problem we must first understand that a conflict is more than just a disagreement. It is a situation in which one or both parties perceive a threat (whether or not the threat is real). Conflicts continue to fester when ignored and they stay with us until we face and resolve them....   [tags: group, team conflict, insufficiente resources ]

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The Body 's Main Control System For Breathing

- It is a simple fact that humans can not survive without oxygen, but few know how the body uses its and the amount they are able to inhale with a single breath. Humans use oxygen to breakdown food, to build muscle, and to be more physically fit (Green, Joyce). The respiratory system is the body’s main control system for breathing. Its two main functions are to bring oxygen into the body and dispose of carbon dioxide (Robertson, Sarah. “Respiratory_Anatomy.”). There are four main way to calculate the volume of air a person can in hale and exhale: tidal volume, vital capacity, residual volume, and total lung capacity....   [tags: Respiratory physiology, Lung, Lung volumes]

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Brain Cancer Innovation: Attacking the Core

- In the article Brain Cancer Innovation: Attacking the Core, Anne Denogeantries to clarify how deadly glioma (malignant tumor of the neurological cells) actually is, and how a balloon filled with radiation can extend a patients life. Anne goes on to explain that this treatment is not a cure but on average it doesgive the patient additional months if he or she did not take the surgery. This procedure is done to treat some of the most severe cases of glioma, which was recorded to end up in an average of nine thousand four hundred Americans every year....   [tags: essays research papers]

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A Brief Note On Static Electricity Or Electrostatics

- Jessica Vandeventer 16 March 16 Static Electricity or Electrostatics Charging Material Pepper Salt Paper Aluminum Styrofoam Uncharged Nothing Nothing Nothing Nothing Nothing Cotton Nothing Nothing Stuck to ruler Stuck to ruler Nothing Fur Stuck to ruler Stuck to ruler Stuck to ruler Nothing Nothing Wool Nothing Nothing Moved a little bit Moved a little bit Nothing Silk Stuck to ruler Stuck to ruler Stuck to ruler Stuck to ruler Stuck to ruler Wool Nothing Nothing Stuck to ruler Moved around as ruler moved Moved around as ruler moved Polyester Nothing Nothing Stuck to ruler Nothing Nothing Data Table 1....   [tags: Electric charge, Rubbing]

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The Basics of Nuclear Weapons

- In order to fully understand how nuclear weapons work, it is crucial to first understand the basic atomic structure of an atom. The discovery and contribution of the atom formed the foundation of modern nuclear weapons. Along with that comes the generation of electricity through the use of nuclear power. A Greek dilettante by the name of Democritus was known to be the first to theorize the atom as the universal building blocks of all things during the fourth century B.C. He was amplifying an earlier notion by his mentor and philosopher Leucippus....   [tags: Physics, Chemistry, Atomic Energy]

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New Technology in the Civil War Era

- New Technology In The Civil War Era My research project is about the new technology that was used during the Civil War. There was new weapons used during the war and also other technologies that helped with the war. These helped change the way people lived and made life easier for them. The Repeating Rifle was used during the Civil War by 1863. These guns could fire more than one bullet before they needed to be reloaded. The most popular one was called the Spencer Carbine and it could shoot seven shots in 30 seconds....   [tags: weapons, railroads, transportation]

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Discussion Over Cbt Positive Thinking

- a. When students are done ask them to lay the yarn down on the paper circle and staple their end to the circle 1. Discussion over CBT Positive Thinking a. Your THOUGHTS stimulate your FEELINGS which influence your BEHAVIOR and lead to your life EXPERIENCES b. By redirecting your thoughts, you can change your life. c. Give each student a rock and as them to write a negative thought on it d. Pass an empty bucket around to student to feel how light it is e. Collect all of the stone and place them in the bucket allow students to feel how much heavier the bucket is with all of the negative thought f. Discuss the value of positive thinking 2. Sharing Positive thinking (20 Minutes) a. I will put t...   [tags: Thought, Mind, The Card, Student]

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Spirituality And Happiness By Stephen Richards

- Chapter 2. Spirituality and Happiness "When you connect to the silence within you, that is when you can make sense of the disturbance going on around you." - Stephen Richards, Author of Cosmic Ordering Guide Peace of mind and spirituality has been a fascination for humanity. Spiritual powers come from the inner soul of an individual; everyone possesses spiritual powers to a certain degree. Strengthen your spiritual powers through introspection, meditation and other exercises that can feature as a component of daily life....   [tags: Thought, Mind, Sleep, Happiness]

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The Endotracheal Tube and the Dual Lumen Combitube

- Airway management is the top priority of any EMT or medical staff. If a patient stops breathing, their airway must be preserved to facilitate artificial respiration. In an emergency and hospital setting, two tools stand above the available options in maintaining a patient’s airway in an respiratory emergency; the endotracheal tube and the dual lumen combitube. The Endotracheal tube is an airway management device used in both emergency and surgical medicine settings. Depending on manufacturer, an ET tube ranges from twenty four to twenty seven centimeters in length and varies in width per patient age, size, and gender....   [tags: EMT, nursing]

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How to Solve the Foreclosure Crisis

- How to Solve the Foreclosure Crisis “Predatory Loans” must be defined as a first step in the process of determining which loans need to be modified and rewritten and those in which foreclosure proceedings should continue. Those that need to be modified or rewritten will be much greater than those in which foreclosures continue as scheduled. I. Define “Predatory Loans” – Any 1 of the following: 1. Mortgage written with FICO score of less than 620 2. Mortgage written with false income levels, assets, etc....   [tags: Economics]

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The 's Wife By Tommaso Landolfi

- In Gogol’s Wife by Tommaso Landolfi, the author is mocking men, women, and Gogol. The author mock’s men in their perception of women as an object or property. This can be seen by reading the title “Gogol’s Wife”. By making the wife “Gogol’s” she is seen as his property, instead of her own person. By defining a woman by her husband, the author is saying that women are inferior to their husbands. Likewise by not naming the story after the wife herself, she is seen more as an object and not as a person....   [tags: Love, Woman, Nikolai Gogol, Humour]

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The Issue Of Global Warming

- There are ways a lesson could be taught but there are affected ways that truly reaching someone Understanding towards a subject. Now days everyone too caught up with technology or busy With everyday life. These kind of attitudes are making the issue of global warming worst Instead Of cleaning up the mess, we created. Hardly anyone put in effort into learning or helping out in Finding a solution. Local demonstration like planting trees at a park or visiting a natural habitat, Even a fun balloon experiment....   [tags: Global warming, Carbon dioxide, Oxygen]

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Banksy, By Edgar Banksy

- Banksy is known as king of graffiti, british artist, painter and as well as a filmmaker with a unknown identity (“The Story Behind Banksy”). However, the names Robin Gunningham and Robert Banks are often used unknowingly to give an identity to Banksy (“Banksy Biography”). The true identity still to this day is uncertain. Banksy began his career in the early 90’s with a graffiti crew in Bristol called DryBreadZ (“Banksy Biography”). Banksy’s work is considered vandalism by law and critics but, it is meaningful art that portrays a powerful but, straightforward message....   [tags: Graffiti, Banksy, Street art, Vandalism]

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Is Banksy Art Work?

- After watching the Documentary Exit through the Gift Shop, I decided to choose one of Banksy Art work. I choice to write about Banksy Art work because his street art has meaning behind every piece he creates. The art piece that I decided to talk about is the girl with the balloon by Banksy. This piece was discovered in the year 2002 in a South Bank London wall. This art piece stood up to me because this is not just a girl who lost a balloon. This art piece to me sends a message of hope. If you take a good look at the piece the only thing that has color is the heart shape balloon, while the girl reaching out for it is in black spray paint....   [tags: Banksy, Graffiti, Art, Street art]

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Storm Tracking Technology

- Technology is very important in every stage of a storm. Starting at the beginning and tracking it to the end. In order to do this certain instruments are used. Here are a few instruments that are used to track storms. The observations of a storm will help meteorologists predict the type of storm that is coming and how long it will last. It will also help them to better prepare the public in case of a severe storm. There are instruments used to track the weather before the storm and they are the anemometer, the wind vane, the hygrograph, and the barometer....   [tags: Meteorology Weather Technology]

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Tom Sawyer Abroad

- Tom Sawyer Abroad In Tom Sawyer Abroad, Tom Sawyer and Nat Parsons (who was postmaster of the village) always told about the adventures they had been on. They were always trying to tell the best stories, so that the people of the town would listen and become interested in them. But Nat Parsons went to Washington and when he came back he told about the exciting things that happened. Soon Nat got all the people’s attention, and Tom became jealous and wanted to do more adventurous things than Nat so that he could tell stories about it....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Overview of the Clip about Jim Performing a Prank on Dwight in The Office

- ... This calls for integration of proper equipment and tools to ensure that workers are protected (Rockstrom and Karlberg 259). Rescue procedures should remain sound to ensure fast rescue operations with proper follow-up procedures to improve safety standards whenever flaws are identified. Whenever possible, regular safety trainings and drills should be conducted to ensure that individuals are aware of safety standards and provisions in their region of operation (Sallis Bauman, and Pratt 380). Raworth notes that cleanliness is an integral part of safety in the workplace....   [tags: film analysis]

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The Implications of Decreased Glomerular Filtration Rates on Adverse Cardiovascular Events

- Decreased glomerular filtration rate (GFR) is an important predictor of adverse cardiovascular events in acute coronary syndromes (1-5). Patients who have normal renal functions and undergo percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) are also under risk for adverse events due to contrast induced nephropathy (CIN). (6,7) Contrast volume is an modifiable major risk factor for CIN and closely related with in-hospital mortality (8-10). Recently the ratio of contrast volume to GFR (V/GFR) was found to be as a predictor of increase in creatinine values and CIN following PCI (11-13)....   [tags: renal, mortality, pci]

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Critical Analysis on Edwidge Danticat’s A Wall of Fire Rising

- “A Wall of Fire Rising”, short story written by Edwidge Danticat, presents one man’s desire for the freedom and also, the gap between reality and fantasy which is created by the desire. Two different perspectives of evaluating the life bring the conflict between the Guy and Lili who are parents to the little guy. Throughout the story, the Guy implies that he wants to do something that people will remind of him, but Lili who is opposing to the Guy, tries to settle the Guy down and keep up with the normal life that they are belong to....   [tags: Tragedy, Contradiction, Freedom]

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Analysis Of Andrew Solomon 's Son And Lelie Bell

- It seems to be that the previous generation always picks on the new one. It’s something that’s been going on for decades, with the cry of “When I was your age!” at the tip of every adult’s tongue when they see the slightest bit of laziness or incompetence. In reality, each new generation brings waves of progress and innovation, built on top of the old. In this respect, it’s because every generation has the duty to do better than the last. Each generation needs to be bigger, greater, and bolder but this proves to be a challenge after countless centuries of people accomplishing the very same task....   [tags: Homosexuality, Sexual orientation, Parent, Mother]

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Building and Testing a a Rube Goldberg Machine

- As we worked on our Rube Goldberg Machine, we uncovered the physics that was taking place. Many aspects of physics come into play when building and testing a Rube Goldberg Machine. Some examples are Newton’s three laws, collisions, conservation of momentum, efficiencies, forces, energy, work, simple machines, and projectiles. We ran into Newtons First Law, which claims that an object resists change in motion, as the marble rolled down the floor it didn’t stop until it was acted against by friction....   [tags: Newton, Collisions, Projectile]

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Northern Advantages of the American Civil War

- Northern Advantages of the Civil War Some people thought that the winner of the Civil War was determined by the side with the most guns, but the North's victory involved much more. The Civil War produced new technological advances and Lincoln used them to his advantage. One example is how he used trains and the telegraph to help him win the war. During the American Civil War the Union had a number of advantages against the South. Abraham took advantage of his knowledge of the railroad system to help him win the war....   [tags: American History, Abraham Lincoln, Slavery]

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The Beginnings of Commercial Air Travel

- The First Commercial Flight “The first commercial flight in the United States occurred in Florida on Jan. 1, 1914, when Tony Jannus flew A. C. Pheil the 21 miles across the bay from St. Petersburg to Tampa in a two-seat Benoist at an altitude of 15 feet” (McDowell, 1995). It was no doubt an amazing breakthrough in the way that travel would be conducted from that very moment on. From 1783 when Jean Pilâtre de Rozier ascended about 500ft in a balloon and traveled approximately 5 ½ miles in 20 minutes (infoplease.com) to the dawn of the St....   [tags: Technology, American History]

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Analysis of Andre´s Mother by Terrance McNally

- In “Andre’s Mother” by Terrance McNally a family is departing their loved one, Andre who died of AIDS. Andre is homosexual with a boyfriend Cal who he kept secret from his mother. The setting of this play late 1980’s in New York City, a time period were homosexuality was not accepted throughout society and demonized as to being the root of the HIV/AIDS disease. Art forms responded to this problem much like this play did. Andre’s Mother never knew his secret and never made her own verbal stance on it....   [tags: aids, love, homesexual]

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Physics Final Exam

- 1. A wavelength is the distance from the peak of a wave to the next peak. The frequency is how often the particles of a wave vibrate. Because the wavelength is a distance, and frequency is a time, when they are multiplied, the velocity of the wave must be found. An example of this relation is a slinky. When the waves are more separated and it takes less time for the wave to vibrates, the slinky is clearly moving more quickly. 2.Transverse waves are waves that have particles moving perpendicular to the wave motion, while longitudinal waves have particles that move parallel....   [tags: Physics]

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Deliver Us From Evil Symbolism Analysis

- Kathryn Polk’s prints reference a lot of memories she dealt with throughout her life. As shown in most of her artwork, you can see numerous symbolic images in her compositions. Each symbolic image holds a lot of meaning and importance to her work and vision. There are many events that influence and inspire her art like, music, friends, family, and memories. All of these different aspects of her life helped her develop each prints, expressing her ideas. She also inspires other artists through her unique techniques and skills that make her artwork differ from others....   [tags: kathryn polk, symbolism, artwork]

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Strategic Bombing Accroding to Trenchard, Douhet, and Gorrell

- STRATEGIC BOMBING Strategic bombing is considered one necessity for a nation’s air force to visualize air supremacy during World War I and World War II. Strategic bombing is defined as “striking deep into enemy territory to destroy war-making capabilities.” Many theorists speculated different ideas on strategic bombing, including Trenchard, Douhet, and Gorrell. Trenchard’s strategic bomb theory was to focus more on attacking German homelands and to target the enemy nation’s morale. Next, Douhet’s theory is based on Total War Concept and targeted German infrastructures....   [tags: destroy, principles, techniques]

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How McEwan Presents Ideas about Memory and Recall in Enduring Love

- How McEwan Presents Ideas about Memory and Recall in Enduring Love In ‘Enduring Love” McEwan has created a storyline that refers to the 1st person narrator’s own perception of his own mind and memory. Because of this we do not know whether to trust Joe or not as he is extremely biased in his own opinion. At the very beginning of the novel we, as the reader, feel extremely safe being “in Joe’s hands” because we see the very scientific, rational mind; however as we go on through the story we see the loss of rationality and we are given hints not to trust Joe as much as we did; “His writing’s rather like yours” and “Mr Tapp went to the toilet, not his daughter”....   [tags: Enduring Love Ian McEwan Literature Essays]

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Nature Or Nurture : Biological Factors As The Nature Part Of The Debate

- Psychology has long debated whether behaviorial characteristics are genetic or learned. We refer to genetic characteristics and biological factors as the nature part of the debate and the environmental factors as the nurture part of the debate. While many psychologists, like Freud, Skinner, and Bandura, have formed solid arguments for their sides in the argument, it is very difficult to say whether nature or nurture is the cause of aggression. Each side has research to support them and followers who believe in their side of the debate....   [tags: Psychology, Nature versus nurture, Tabula rasa]

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Comparing Dantikat's A Wall of Fire Rising and Moore's V for Vendetta

- Imagine a world where civil liberties have been stripped away, a bare façade of civilization left behind. This is a world that is inhabited by people who were once free-willed and strong-minded. These people have become weak and obedient, easily bent to the will of their oppressive government. The world that these words have conjured up in your mind is the same existence that the characters occupy in Edwidge Danticat’s “A Wall of Fire Rising” and Alan Moore’s “V” for Vendetta. Danticat’s story is about a small family living in present-day Haiti with their small, ambitious son....   [tags: film analysis, cinematography]

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The Roswell Incident: Fact, Fiction or Military Cover Up

- ... Apart from the wreckage which was found, there were three objects that were frequently mentioned. Three bodies when two were dead and one died in a couple of weeks. No one knows whether it is actually true, because it is determined only by several witnesses who claim to have seen the bodies. Some of these people turned out to be quite highly respected military officers. A few people say that the bodies were human and that they have been damaged by radiation. This radiation might have been caused, owing to nuclear weapons that Roswell Army Air Base had been tested, since they were at the time the only ones which could test nuclear weapons....   [tags: unsolved mysteries]

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Utopias: Shakers and Leonard Knight

- Utopia is synonymous with the word perfect, and although a perfect society seems easy, it is quite hard to obtain in reality. The Shakers were a religious community that based their utopia on religious beliefs, similar to Leonard Knight who created Salvation Mountain to spread the word of God. Both of these created utopias wanted a world to be able to celebrate and practice their religions, but they did it in different ways. Knight flaunts his Salvation Mountain for all to see and visit while the Shakers were a conservative and old fashioned community....   [tags: Compare Contrast Religious Utopias Society]

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The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

- Graham Hoyes DP1 English Literature HL Mrs. Dufour December 17, 2014 IOP Hello. My name is Graham Hoyes, a student of the DP1 Higher Level Literature class at St. John’s-Kilmarnock school. This is my individual oral presentation on how F. Scott Fitzgerald approaches the theme of moral shallowness and materialism in his novel, The Great Gatsby. I will be discussing how Fitzgerald represents the hysteria of the 1920s using the various settings in The Great Gatsby where the characters hide their moral shallowness in a state of materialistic self-gratification....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby]

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A Note On An Index Card

- Take a picture of your results. Include a note with your name and date on an index card in the picture. Insert picture here: Post-Lab Questions 1. What were your controls for this experiment. What did they demonstrate. Why was saliva included in this experiment. Negative control: Water being my negative control showed that the experiment was in correct order. It showed no enzymes are present within the paper not affecting the starch solution. Positive control: The banana showed that the IKI was working as intended; correctly detecting enzymes were present; on the other hand, the banana did show more starch than the little stripes of enzyme reactions on the experiment....   [tags: Enzyme, Digestion, Starch, Saliva]

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No Tradition Involving A Single Food

- No tradition involving a single food stands out in my memory, but every Sunday the entire family, aunts, uncles, cousins gathered at Grandma’s. Grandma Powell’s kitchen was the hub of activity. With up to 25 people in the house at one time it seemed that if you were not in the kitchen at some point you missed everything that happened. My mother and her brothers always told stories about their adventures. Always hilarious. Conversations circled ‘round often and if you missed the story, you missed the joke, forever....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Cakes, Cake]

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The Industrial Revolution

- Think about your life for one second: you communicate with people, travel, make purchases, and utilize those commodities. But have you ever wondered what made those things possible. After all, you go to the store to buy things you need. You drive a car to work and to visit your friends. If you need to talk to someone, you simply pick up your phone or computer. However, none of this would be possible without a means of communication, factories to manufacture the products you need, places to work, and ways to travel and transport goods....   [tags: change, railroad, wealth of nations]

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Different Media Uses City Features

- Different Media uses city features for various reasons to get a message and/or intended feeling across to an audience. The use of semiotics, ‘the study of signs and symbols’ is one the most effective way of portraying the understanding within a media and how it’s meaning is interpreted and created. “In semiotics, denotation and connotation are terms describing the relationship between the signifier and its signified, and an analytic distinction is made between two types of signifieds: a denotative signified and a connotative signified.” (Chandler: 2007) ‘Tsotsi’ is a 2005 South African film....   [tags: New York City, New York, Light, Connotation]

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Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty

- Introduction In 1977, percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) was introduced to dilate narrow coronary arteries. Over the years, the development of the procedure knocked down major anatomical obstacles. Typically the procedure involves a small incision into the leg, a catheter is inserted through the groin vein and is then steered to the blocked coronary vessel via a guide wire. On the tip of the catheter is a deflated balloon. Once at the congested region of the artery the balloon is inflated, causing plaque to compress against the artery wall, dilating the artery and restoring blood to flow [1]....   [tags: Anatomy, Coronary Arteries]

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The 1947 Roswell Crash

- In 1947, an unidentified flying object crashed into the small town of Roswell, New Mexico. The United States Air Force published a report in 1994. So why do conspiracists still believe an alien crashed into Roswell. After a hot humid day in July 1947, severe and violent thunderstorms filled the night sky. Long time farmer, Mac Brazel was used to thunder, and storms out in the country. Although something about this night was different. He heard an extremely loud crash, though didn’t think much of it....   [tags: Aviation]

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The Power of Water

- ... As fuel cells are created with better heat management and insulation, their temperatures can be controlled, increasing the efficiency of future designs of fuel cells. Regardless, because of how light it is, there is not much hydrogen gas available that can be gathered, so it has to be manufactured. There are two techniques that can be used to produce hydrogen, Electrolysis and the steam-methane process. With electrolysis an electric current is passed through ionized water. This creates bubbles of hydrogen and oxygen....   [tags: hydrogen power, fossil fuel]

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The Effect Of Geospatial Intelligence On The Intelligence

- The first time a photograph was taken in the air was in 1800s. (Professiona Aerial Photographers Association n.d.) A hot air balloons was used to get above the surface of the earth and took pictures for map making. At that time taking a camera into a hot air balloon was cumbersome, because of the heavy equipment. As technology advanced so did aerial photography, smaller lighter cameras were created. This allowed for easier transport of cameras, as well as many inventions to get them in the sky. This early technology advancement allowed the Geospatial intelligence discipline to evolve....   [tags: World War II, Cold War, United States]

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A Wall Of Fire Rising

- As many characters in different stories go through their life, they encounter the tough times, which they sometimes they cannot avoid. As seen in “Sonny’s Blues” by James Baldwin, Sonny becomes addicted to drugs and other harmful substances. This inevitably leads to Sonny becoming unstable. This is similar to the main character, Guy, in “A Wall of Fire Rising” by Edwidge Danticat. Guy realizes how he cannot help his family any more than he can. He has to live through the harsh living conditions of Haiti....   [tags: English-language films, American films]

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An Examination Of How The Cac And Aaa Shaped These Key Battles Of World War II

- The World Wars are unquestionably some of the greatest conflicts in human history. With roots in the earliest years of the twentieth century, what is now known as the Army Air Defense Artillery (ADA) branch played an integral role in the Second World War. Initially called the Coast Artillery Corps (CAC), rebranded as the Anti-Aircraft Artillery (AAA), and finally becoming the ADA, the branch maintains a storied history of action through several key battles of World War II. An examination of how the CAC and AAA shaped these key battles introduced the basis for modern Air Defense Artillery technology and operations, and provides insight into how the ADA can overcome current challenges....   [tags: World War II, Anti-aircraft warfare]

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Helium: The Gas that Wouldn’t Burn

- In May 1903, the citizens of Dexter, Kansas were pinning their economic hopes on an unprecedentedly large natural gas reserve from which nine million cubic feet of gas escaped before it finally could be capped, prompting the people to dub it “the howling well” (“Discovery of Helium”). The small town’s population, thinking this discovery heralded an economic boom, decided to create a pillar of flame out of the escaping gas in celebration but they were about to be in for a big surprise. The excited congregation watched as a burning haybale was slowly moved towards the well....   [tags: Kansas, natural gas, methane, hydrogen]

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Edwidge Danticat's Krik? Krak!

- Krik. Krak.      Danticat's Krik. Krak!, are a collection of short stories about Haiti and Haitian-Americans before democracy and the horrible conditions that they lived in. Although it is a mistake to call the stories autobiographical, Krik. Krak. embodies some of Danticat's experiences as a child. While the collection of stories draw on the oral tradition in Haitian society, it is also part of the literature of diaspora, the great, involuntary migration of Africans from their homeland to other parts of the world; thus, the work speaks of loss and assimilation and resistance....   [tags: Edwidge Danticat]

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The Roswell Ufo Crash

- The Roswell UFO Crash In 1947 a UFO was seen near the town of Roswell, New Mexico. It was witnessed by many of the residents and was described as something not of this planet. The government denies any evidence of this event occurring and has covered it up for may years. Now that more information has become available to the public, it is clear that something extraordinary happened. The town of Roswell, New Mexico was the location of many UFO sightings in the later 1940's and was supposedly the location of a secret military base....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Roswell Crash Government Coverup

- Phenomena of the Roswell crash in 1947 July 8, is one the most famous incidences in our time, the reason we have computers, mobile phones, night vision goggles and Kevlar armor. All this was made possible within one year of the Roswell crash. Roswell crash was covered up for more than 30 years. Then, in 1978, ufologist Stanton T. Friedman restarted the investigation behind the Roswell crash. From what he fond out about the crash showed us that the governments' cover-up was a fraud and we have all the proof we need....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Foreclosure Crisis Solution

- Foreclosure is a very sensitive topic and one that almost everyone decides to look up to the tax payers to solve. This is not a feasible option, like tax relief or programs of payment assistance as that only adds to the economy spiraling down and not solving issues for the homeowners. When faced with a person who is going through foreclosure the main concern of the lender is getting their money back. The capital invested in the buyer to purchase the house is ALWAYS secured by the house - but the interest is not....   [tags: foreclosure]

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Respiratory Diseases: Emphysema

- The simple act of breathing is often taken for granted. As an automated function sustaining life, most of us do not have to think about the act of breathing. However, for many others, respiratory diseases make this simple act thought consuming. Emphysema is one such disease taking away the ease, but instead inflicting labored breathing and a hope for a cure. Healthy lung tissue is predominately soft, elastic connective tissue, designed to slide easily over the thorax with each breath. The lungs are covered with visceral pleura which glide fluidly over the parietal pleura of the thoracic cavity thanks to the serous secretion of pleural fluid (Marieb, 2006, p....   [tags: respiratory system, smoking]

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A Short Note On Cardiac Arrest And Cessation Of An Effective Heartbeat

- The heart has autorhythmic fibers that enable it to beat independently. “Ischemia usually happens because of a shortage of blood and oxygen to the heart muscle. It is usually caused by a narrowing or blockage of one or more of the coronary arteries” (What is Ischemia n.d.). Ischemia is a condition that appears when the heart muscle is not getting enough oxygen. A heart attack is also known as “cardiac arrest”. A heart attack can sudden and most of the time is unexpected. According to Tortora, “Cardiac arrest: Cessation of an effective heartbeat, the heart may be completely stopped or in ventricular fibrillation” (p....   [tags: Heart, Myocardial infarction, Atherosclerosis]

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Improvement to Self-Expanding Stents In Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacements

- “Heart valve disease” refers to the potentially life-threatening condition in which a patient’s heart valves do not operate properly. One cause of heart valve disease is regurgitation, in which some amount of backflow is present, causing hemodynamic problems. However this type of condition most often affects the mitral valve, and its treatment has evolved to avoid valve replacement in favor of reparative techniques2, 4. For the aortic valve, the most common type of dysfunction is aortic stenosis, in which the flaps of the heart valves can no longer open fully, and not enough blood is able to pass through....   [tags: heart valve disease]

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The Pros and Cons of Using Sports Enhancing Drugs

- ... These drugs do have some medical uses but are carefully controlled when used for medical reasons and are illegal unless used in accordance with a prescription. Efforts are being constantly being made to ensure that sports can once again be played with true sportsmanship spirit. It is for countries and Participants to help in jointly maintaining the pride of participation and competition. Pressure is placed on athletes to perform better. The fierce competitive nature of the real sports world in with the peoples excellence has caused athletes to seek alternative means to enhance their performance....   [tags: football players, spirit, performance]

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The Reimbursement Of The Fuel Costs For The Mec

- 100% of fuel costs are reimbursable by the FEC off-takers. The reimbursement of the fuel costs for the MEC is based on a predefined heat rate. About 13% of the operating margins are derived from the energy sales and the historical heat rate of the Morgan plant has not resulted in a loss of margin on energy sales due to heat rate inefficiency. The “Neutral/Standard” designation of the risk factor reflects as fuel costs are recoverable under the PPA that also reimburses for the operating expenses at a predetermined rate indexed to an inflation factor....   [tags: Loan, Debt, Risk, Power station]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Protective Dad '

- PROTECTIVE DAD My paper is called “Protective Dad”. I decided to use a Hyundai commercial featuring Kevin Hart as the main character. Kevin Hart is playing the role as the father in the commercial. His daughter’s boyfriend wants to take her on a date so Hart gives permission. The boyfriend has to drive Hart’s new Hyundai car before they go anywhere. Little does the young man know the Hyundai has car finder installed so wherever they go with the car, Kevin Hart will always find the couple. By using the car finder feature, Hart knows where his daughter is being taken and can know if she’s safe or not....   [tags: Girl, Boy, Regulatory Focus Theory, Female]

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A Wall Of Fire Rising By Edwidge Danticat

- A Wall of Fire Rising, written by Edwidge Danticat, is a story about a small, poor family of three that live in Haiti. The family is composed of Guy, the father, Lili, the mother, and Little Guy, their son. Throughout the entirety of the story, the story provides the reader with in-depth details about each one of the main characters. Lili and Little Guy can fully be understood early in the story and are static characters, but the same cannot be said for Guy. although the reader is giving information about Guy early on, he he quickly changes in this story....   [tags: Family, English-language films, Boy, Man]

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Exploring the Causes and Effects of Inflation

- A balloon is flat and small when there is no air inside of it. When air is blown into the balloon, it starts to grow in size and grow bigger and bigger until it reaches its limits. Inflation in some ways is similar to the balloon. It will continue to grow and will not stop until something is done to stop it. Inflation can cause great harm to an economy, especially during a recession. What is inflation, what are some of the causes and effects of inflation and what can be done to prevent it....   [tags: financial, economy]

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The Decline of Auto Purchases in 2008

- In 2008, an absolute indication of a recession was the decline in auto buying, insurance companies requiring assistance, retail stores closing with massive lay-offs stemming from these markets. As a result, these individuals now unemployed were unable to pay their monthly mortgage payments which resulted in home foreclosures. A foreclosure is legal proceeding that bars or extinguishes a mortgagor’s right of redeeming a mortgaged estate (“foreclosure“, n.d.). In New Jersey, the statewide foreclosure rate is 0.03% and the unemployment rate is 9.7% resulting from the loss of 179,400 high paying jobs that were replaced by lower paying jobs (Mackenzie, 2009, p....   [tags: autos, recession, USA, 2008, ]

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Discovery of the Expansion of the Universe

- For thousands of years it was believed that our Universe was finite. In 1920, The Great Debate, also called the Shapley-Curtis Debate happened in Washington where Shapley argued that our Milky Way was the only galaxy in the Universe and Curtis argued that there were many other galaxies in the Universe but none of the opponents had any concrete evidence to prove their respective theories. However, in 1929 Edwin Hubble provided observational evidence from which he concluded that there was millions of galaxies in the Universe beside our Milky Way Galaxy....   [tags: galaxies, astronomers, moving]

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