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If this Bench Could Talk

- Lime green grass struck my ankles like needles pinching my skin, it crawled up the brown old wooden bench I was situated on. Screaming children seemed to move rapidly from the left corner of my eye to the other. Children ran after a black and white squared ball like birds flying in a flock. Jerseys in two different shades seemed to dominate the green patch of grass that was spread widely. This was the park located a couple of blocks away from my house. There was a middle aged man standing in the middle of the grass with a white and black striped shirt, he seemed to blow the whistle every time the ball flew out of the assigned line....   [tags: observation essay, place essay]

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Peter's Park Bench

- The Peter’s Park bench was made of very sad, decaying wood; the kind you’d imagine was once painted a rich shade of mahogany before it had begun collecting termites, bird’s droppings, clumps of bubble gum and unoriginal graffiti. To the untrained eye, it appeared to be a crooked, splintery seat you’d dare not place your bottom on in fear of it collapsing beneath you, or of spiking yourself with old, rusty nails, or even in the best interest of your hygiene. Of course I was just as ignorant as the rest, in absolute disbelief that the ancient, weathered hunk of rotting timber could ever be anything more than just that....   [tags: short story]

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Bench Mark Assessment Test Critique

- For the Test Critique Assignment I choose the Bench Mark Assessment Test for fourth grade. I think it is a great asset to know how my bilingual students are performing against other fourth graders or even to compare them with the national and state scores. The Bench Mark Assessment test is not an option, all students in grades third through eight who take the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) must take the Bench Mark assessments test. The Bench Mark Assessment test primary purpose of the Mathematics and Reading Benchmark Assessments test is instructional improvement and not accountability The Bench Mark assessment test was developed to help teachers to measure students’ strengths an...   [tags: Test Critique]

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The Splintered Old Bench

- The Splintered Old Bench No one will find me. I’ll have hidden myself well. I part the green curtain as I walk, armed only with a camera, pen and paper, and a book. Behind me, the overgrown foliage and gnarled roots weave themselves back together, concealing the path I have taken. A passerby will overlook my refuge and dismiss it as just another place that nature has reclaimed from the materialistic world. A smile creeps across my face as I anticipate my long sought solitude. I will be safe; no one will seek me here....   [tags: Observation Essay, Descriptive Essay]

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Bench Press

- Bench Press For lifters looking to create the classic "He-Man" physique, the single most important upper body workout is the bench press. The bench press builds the upper arm, chest, and shoulders. The muscles here have a great impact on making it look like you posses great strength, which is an important factor for many lifters. This workout is also one of the easiest lifts, since you are lying down on a static bench that prevents most unnecessary movement. To perform the bench press, lie face up on the bench with your eyes directly under the weight bar....   [tags: Papers]

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Welcome to How to Save Him

- The sound of crunching gravel woke Adrian up from his dream-like state. He removed his hands from his face and like thousands of needles the sun stung his eyes. Automatically he squinted and after a couple of seconds they finally started to adjust the bright light. His fingers ran through his thick hair and grasping a handful, he frustrated pulled his roots. He did not know how long he had been sitting there on that park bench, when the tears had begun to fall he had become lost. But presumably a very long time because the last thing he remembered were that it was pitch black outside....   [tags: black, bench, sound, body]

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Hydraulic Breaks and Bench Bleeding

- Brake Hydraulic System Principles & Service Tips. Everyone who works on brakes MUST know these concepts and procedures In the early days of the automobile, some very clever engineering was employed to apply brakes mechanically. For example, the Italian Bugatti routed the cables over the top of the front axle so that the twisting action generated by stopping added force to the shoe cam lever. No matter how ingenious the design, however, there was always a major drawback: Nothing could insure that braking force would be exactly equal at any pair of wheels, so there was a good chance that stepping on the pedal would cause swerving and skidding....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Legend on the Bench: Ending Segregation in US School Public Education

- It was a cool spring evening in Washington, D.C. The usual crop of reporters was stationed at the Supreme Court building, but they expected no news to come from the court that day. Their presumption proved to be sorely untrue, as the Court’s press secretary ushered the journalists into the courtroom to hear one of the most significant rulings in the history of the Supreme Court. After only five months in office, Chief Justice Earl Warren was able to give his court’s unanimous decision in the famous Brown v....   [tags: supreme court, earl warren]

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Economic Efficiency, Questions and Answers

- ... • Marginal Revenue curve slopes down wards. • Marginal Cost curve increasing upwards and it is in “U” shape. • Long run demand curve also slopes down wards. • Average total cost curve and long run demand curve both touch each other. (b) Are there any advantages to a single market seller and how do they compare to its perceived disadvantages. Ans: In economics single market seller is also known as Monopoly. In monopoly situation there is only one producer who controls all the supply of goods or services in entire market....   [tags: bench mark, market]

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The Rain Baby

- The Rain Baby The Olmec was the first expansive Mesoamerican society, laying many of the foundations for succeeding civilizations that followed. In addition to the Olmecs’ impressive socio-cultural advances, artistic advances placed the culture as a strong force in Mesoamerican history. Olmec artworks are considered among some of ancient America's most striking due to their high level of stylization and technical advances. In addition to Olmec artistic advances, the Olmecs did codify and record their gods and religious practices using art and glyphic symbols, embodying the characteristics of a highly developed society....   [tags: The Olmec, Mesoamerican Society, Culture]

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My Own Personal Paradise

- While some may consider paradise an otherworldly place where all one’s dreams and desires are fulfilled, I have a very different, more earthly view, on the matter. My vision of paradise has no singing angels and no endless amounts of whatever. The Governor’s Palace in Colonial Williamsburg contains several acres of ornate gardens and a small canal. On one end of the canal is a wooden bridge with crackled and peeling paint, and almost expected is the bench that is built into the side of that bridge....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Descriptive Writing]

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Sacrifice for Love in a Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens

- The French Revolution was a period between 1789 and 1799 when the lower class overthrew the aristocracy. A Tale of Two Cities written by Charles Dickens in 1859 occurs during the French Revolution. In the desperate time of the French Revolution, especially in this novel, individuals were willing to make sacrifices for the love of their families, their safety, and their country. Dickens represents this throughout the novel. In A Tale of Two Cities, many sacrifices, such as Dr. Manette sacrificing his sanity to save Charles Darnay, Miss Pross sacrificing her hearing to keep Lucie safe, and Sydney Carton making the ultimate sacrifice by substituting himself for Darnay at the Guillotine, are ma...   [tags: french revolution, lower class]

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Testing and Exercise Prescription for College Football Players

- Introduction The sport of football is an anaerobic sport, which means the players heavily rely on The ATP-PC cycle for energy because the average football play lasts less than 10 seconds. Along with the short duration of play length there is typically long recover time. To be exact, each play lasts on average, 5.6 +/- 2.0 seconds with a work rest ratio of one to six (Rhea, Hunter & Hunter, 2006). The athletes that play football train to gain and maintain power, strength, hypertrophy, speed, and agility....   [tags: college football, nfl players, ncaa]

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Courts and Power Relations

- The courtroom is a ritualised space, involving costume, language, spatial organisation and so on, and courts, therefore, constitute performative exercises of power. Discuss some of the ways in which courts demonstrate power and/or power relations. The courtroom is a ritualised space in which many features are effectively manipulated to demonstrate the states power over the individual. It is because of such displays of power that the courtroom is commonly identified as a place of justice where social order is upheld....   [tags: Costume, Language, Spatial Organization]

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What Families East in “Hungry Planet: What the World Eats.by Peter Menzel and Faith D'Alusio

- ... Peter Menzel’s photograph exemplifies the importance of wholesome food in the Hindu culture. When observing the photograph of the Patkar family one can see many aspects and techniques that Peter Menzel is using to connect the viewer with the family. Immediately, one notices the vibrancy of the food. There is an immense amount of color splayed throughout the entire collection of food. On the table there are certain pockets where there is a small amount of similar colors, such as the plate filled with their usual breakfast of Sangeeta Patkar’s Poha or otherwise known as Rice Cakes....   [tags: food, photographs, table]

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Clichés in the Gym

- Its 7 o clock PM, prime time at the gym. I walk through the packed gym doors. Scrambling around, grabbing stations as fast as possible, I get in the zone, nothing around me matters. To get out of my zone is a difficult task but certain guys manage to do just that. I have given these men special titles the screamer, the instructor, the confused, and Mr. Bi-bench. With the “screamer” the name pretty much tells it all. No matter where he is in the gym his presence is known by his piercing screams....   [tags: sports, athletics]

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A Political Analysis of the United States Supreme Court

- The court that reigns supreme over this country is accordingly named and accordingly rules. The Supreme Court is responsible for interpreting the Constitution, and that is a very important task. Interpretation of the document on which our government stands is not something left to one or two people, it is a job for a select group to tackle. The Supreme Court has many aspects to be explored like the Federal Bench, the appointment process, and George W. Bush's picks for new members. The Supreme Court is composed of a Federal Bench of justices in which Congress decides the number of judges....   [tags: Politics]

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Review and Character Analysis of Katherine Mansfield's Miss Brill

- The character, Miss Brill, lives in a fantasy world that hides her aging and loneliness. Throughout the story denial of the character is depicted through her actions and interactions with others. Miss Brill spends her Sunday afternoon seated on a park bench. She watches others around her and pretends that they are all actors in a play; this vividly expresses Miss Brill's fantasy and denial, as do other importances in the story. In, "Miss Brill", Mansfield creates an elderly character that lives in a fantasy world....   [tags: Miss Brill Essays]

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The Introduction to My Training Program for Hockey

- The Introduction to My Training Program for Hockey The activity I will be focussing on will be hockey. I have chosen this sport because I feel this is the sport I know most about. I also play this sport so I have a good understanding of the rules, game-play and positions. Another advantage of me choosing hockey as the sport I will be focussing on, is that my hockey season has not yet started, this could act as pre-season training for me, and it would give me a head start above the rest of my team for the beginning of the season....   [tags: Papers]

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Symbolism in the Short Story "Everyday Use"

- Alice Walker is a well-known African- American writer known for published fiction, poetry, and biography. She received a number of awards for many of her publications. One of Walker's best short stories titled "Everyday Use," tells the story of a mother and her two daughters' conflicting ideas about their heritage. The mother narrates the story of the visit by her daughter, Dee. She is an educated woman who now lives in the city, visiting from college. She starts a conflict with the other daughter, Maggie over the possession of the heirloom quilts....   [tags: American Literature]

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The State Judicial Selection Process of Florida and New Jersey

- Article three, section one of the United States Constitution states “The judicial power of the United States shall be vested in one Supreme Court and in such inferior courts as the Congress may from time to time ordain and establish. The judges, both of the supreme and inferior courts, shall hold their offices during good behavior, and shall, at stated times, receive for their services, a compensation, which shall not be diminished during their continuance in office (Cornell University Law School, 2014)”....   [tags: United States Constitution, Supremem Court]

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Threat of New Entrants to Retail Business

- Threat of New Entrants The barriers to entry in the retail industry are manageable and possible to overcome. However, independent retailers, those businesses that started from scratch, might find it hard to compete with established retail giants. This makes the retail industry attractive for retail giants but unattractive for independent retailers Bargaining Power of Suppliers In the retail industry, suppliers tend to have very weak bargaining power. Retail giants tend to drop suppliers if their demands are not met....   [tags: buyers, suppliers, competition]

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Bury St. Edmunds

- Bury St. Edmunds Bury St. Edmunds is a quaint little town in the most remote corner of the South-East of England. It is apparently ‘famous’, as claimed by its inhabitants, yet 99.9% of people I know have never heard of such a place, so I am forced to give them the crude description of “It’s somewhere near Cambridge” to satisfy their curiosity. The source of the town’s reputed fame is an old story that St. Edmund was slain by the Danes in 869 and was buried in the cathedral. However, that was over 1100 years ago, but the residents of Bury St....   [tags: Great Britian]

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The Need for Judicial Diversity

- The given statement suggests that the emphasis on judicial diversity is unnecessary since there is no guarantee that a diverse judiciary would arrive at a different decision than that of a conservative judiciary. This essay attempts to argue that although there is no evidence that a diverse bench would radically change the outcome of a given case, the quality of justice will be substantially enhanced by the inclusion of a range of perspectives from which are currently not represented by the English judiciary....   [tags: Justice System ]

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Growing Up with Harry Potter

- You stumbled out of the slowly moving contraption, tears streaming down your face. You could hear the laughter and excitement of your friends in front of you. They weren't feeling what you were, and you doubted they would understand. You followed the sound of their voices, trying not to stumble in your fragile state. Soon you entered a shop, where reminders of what you just went through were laid out left and right. You really hated crying. You stumbled out of the shop, downright sobbing now. People looked at you in concern, but no one intervened....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Kls Steel Company

- I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY As an additional incentive for our customers to patronize our steel products, we have chosen to provide them special services, one of which is the cold-drawn steel. However, certain equipments are necessary to be able to produce such a product. At present, we have in our hands a 57-year old draw bench which has a bad reputation of consuming too much energy, of producing a lot of rejects and of needing too many costly repairs. While it may seem unnecessary for us to invest in a department that we do not specialize on, we must also consider that offering the Cold-drawn steel (CDS) is our competitive advantage; it is our differentiation strategy from our competitors....   [tags: Business Analysis Management Strategy]

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Benchmarking and Performance Measurement

- Bench marking is setting some standard to the level of products and services being produced or offered to customers while still minimizing costs. The role of benchmarking is providing a reference point. The discipline of bench marking is focused on analyzing, identifying, studying and adopting best practices in an organization like customer satisfaction, product quality, throughput and implementing the findings. Performance measurement is the regular collection, reporting and analyses of resources used, work produced and whether the specific intended objectives were realized....   [tags: performance measurement, management]

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Distinguishing between a Lay Magistrate and a Stipendiary Magistrate

- Distinguishing between a Lay Magistrate and a Stipendiary Magistrate Introduction: - Magistrates sit on a bench in the magistrates' court and hear around 98% of all criminal cases. Many Magistrates' deal with summary offences including, driving without insurance and common assault. The Magistrates listen to the case in hand, and then have to decide weather the defendant is guilty or not guilty. They have to come up with a suitable punishment for a guilty plea aswell. There are two types of magistrates, lay magistrates and stipendiary magistrates....   [tags: Papers]

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The Work of the Magistrates Court and Magistrates

- The Work of the Magistrates Court and Magistrates In the legal system there are many different types of courts. This essay talks about the Magistrates Courts and the Magistrates themselves. The office of magistrate dates back to the 12th century when Richard 1 appointed "keepers of the peace". They have performed judicial functions since the 13th century and the term, justice of the peace was being used as far back as 1361. Magistrates were in charge of the police up until 1839....   [tags: Papers]

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A Character Analysis of Katherine Mansfield's Miss Brill

- In "Miss Brill," by Katherine Mansfield, Sundays are a magical day for Miss Brill until she is forced to step out of her daydream and face reality. Every Sunday Miss Brill, a shy English school teacher, goes to the Public Gardens and takes her "special seat" to look forward to listening to the conversations of others.. This lonely older woman has become quite the expert on eavesdropping. Miss Brill starts to view everything she observes on Sundays in the form of a beautifully choreographed theatrical performance in which everything, herself included, plays a role....   [tags: Miss Brill Essays]

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Observations at the Park

- Observations at the Park A cigarette butt lies next to my foot, still emitting a trace of smoke. Nearby on the dusty asphalt a pigeon waddles self-consciously, bobbing its head as if pecking the air for some invisible food. A squirrel churrs a threat to his brother, challenging him to romp. The walkway before me never becomes silent. A buzz of voices blends with the city soundscape of cars driving and trucks backing, swingsets squealing and sparrows chirping. A toddler, holding tightly to his sister's stroller, yells "Achtung....   [tags: Observation Essay, Descriptive Essay]

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The Process of Qualifying, Being Selected and Appointed as a Lay Magistrate in the UK

- To qualify as a magistrate, the candidate must be between 18 and 65 years old, they do not have to be a British national but must swear allegiance to the queen. Legal training/experience is not required or any recognised qualifications as legal advisors are available to advise magistrates on the law. Magistrates must have good health in order to be able to carry out necessary duties. Magistrates must also be financially secure; if they are an undischarged bankrupt they will not be appointed as a magistrate....   [tags: criminal justice]

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The Difficulty of Getting Drafted in to the MLB

- Getting drafted to the MLB is very hard. It is possible to get drafted right out of high school, but players have to be very good and be worth the draft pick. If players are very good and are capable of making it to the MLB then scouts will go and watch them and see how they are doing and make sure that if they pick that player, then the player will be worth the choice and contribute to the team. But it is not very easy at all to get drafted, you have to have what it takes. Getting drafted to the MLB is very difficult because players have to be one of the top and one of the best players in their league....   [tags: scouts, league, players]

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Working Out Your Body from Head to Toe

- CORE Your abdominals consist of four muscles, usually known simply as your abs. Abs include the rectus abdominis, the transversus abdominis, and a pair of muscles called the obliques. Core exercises train the muscles in your pelvis, lower back, hips and abdomen to work together to create better balance and stability. Oblique twists Opposite arm and leg raise Oblique twists Sit on the ground holding a dumbbell on both ends....   [tags: core, pushup, chest, legs]

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Virgin and Child by Lucas Cranach the Elder

- The elaborate artwork by Lucas Cranach the Elder titled: Virgin and Child, 1513-1514, depicts the Virgin Mary and Baby Jesus sitting on what appears to be a bench under a tree. In the background and to the left of The Virgin Mary is a castle, or what could be considered as a mansion of some sort. Closer to the Virgin Mary and Baby Jesus, but still behind them, is a path that is surrounded by grass. This path could signify that they are in a park. One of the colors used in the painting is blue, which signifies the sky....   [tags: baby jesus, catholic church]

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Automation and Programing Concepts in Manufactoring Industries

- The development of the manufacturing industry, quality and control, manufacturing capacity increase or the duration and the need to reduce cost has arisen is inevitable. Thus automation and programming concepts were started years ago. Automation is a machine's operative procedures and their sequence start form beginnig to end without human intervention, and its done automatically. Programming of the sequence of operations is prerared and tranfered to the counter. A bench during the operation of the program, and in the process, this will provide for amendments to the alignment and speed, then the counter is called flexibility....   [tags: cost, human intervention, tools]

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Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata: A Story of Passion

- Das Leidenschaft auf dem Mondes The Passion of the Moon Das Leidenschaft auf dem Mondes (The Passion of the Moon) The piano sits peacefully near the corner, its rich mahogany wood reflecting the bright moonlight streaming in from the rooms only open window. The rest of the chamber lies shrouded in shadows, hiding the plush carpet, embellished furniture, and the expensive artwork hanging on the wall. Somewhere out the window an owl hoots her wisdom into the night. The door slowly creaks open and a tall, dark figure slips into the room....   [tags: Classical music, history]

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John Sirica and The Ammidown Murder

- When I discovered that my English class had to do a Research Paper, I became horrified. I thought students only did this when they were finishing graduate school not when they were starting their first year in college. All I knew about research papers was that there is an overwhelming amount of research to do. In my efforts to complete this obstacle and not bore myself to sleep with researching, I wanted to do an interesting topic, but I had no idea where to begin. I spent hours going through a great number of subjects and people, but once I found topic remotely interesting, I could not find much information on the Library of Congress website....   [tags: Law]

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Reducing Large Chest Tips and Exercises

- A firm, well-defined chest can be the ultimate sign of femininity or masculinity. However, if you store excess fat in your upper chest, you might be plagued with sagging breasts or man boobs. Because solely spot reducing fat from your chest isn't possible, you must lose total body fat to slim down your problem area. (See References 1, p. 34) A healthy diet, cardio and strength training can help you accomplish this. Then targeted exercises can work your pectorals under the fat, to firm up your chest....   [tags: man boobs, chest, body fat, cardio]

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Deliberate Alienation: Surrealism and Magical Realism Critical thinking is a terrible thing.

- Deliberate Alienation: Surrealism and Magical Realism Critical thinking is a terrible thing. At least, that seems to be a popular opinion. We live in an age where people are willing to look to anyone but themselves for advice on what they should think. Rather than figure out what their own opinions are, they trust the thinly-veiled slant of the television newscasters, the politics-masquerading-as-reporting of magazines like Time and Newsweek. There are fashion shows and magazines that tell you what you think is stylish....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Zoo Story a by Edward Albee

- GCSE Drama Coursework - The script I chose to perform was entitled The Zoo Story and was written by Edward Albee. GCSE Drama Coursework The script I chose to perform was entitled The Zoo Story and was written by Edward Albee. I made a few alterations to the script to make it more interesting and easier to perform. I shortened the script to make it easier to learn in a short space of time, and cut out some pieces of the text. I also turned Jerry, into a female character, so that I could associate more with whom I was playing....   [tags: Drama]

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Filtration Systems: Theory and Technology

- Theory and Technical Background Uni-Minn Development Corporation was asked to design a filtration system capable of filtering 500 gallons per hour of a slurry solution containing four percent Celite-500 (17.3 μm particle diameter) by mass. The scaled up filtration system is to be of rotary drum type, and capable of continuous operation. Two days of bench-scale testing were performed in the Uni-Minn Development Corporation’s Unit Operations Laboratory to determine the necessary parameters for scale up....   [tags: Fluid Dynamics]

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The Silences in Mansfield Park

- The silences in Mansfield Park are there to tell us something about a character or a scene. Some of Fanny’s silences are there to reveal something about the other characters; sometimes her silences are there for the sake of her character. Fanny began growing up with her large, rambunctious family in a cramped house; then she finishes growing up with the Bertrams. She gets the chance to live in a large country house that is filled with unknowns. These unknowns challenge Fanny because she is naturally shy....   [tags: Jane Austen, silence, role, family]

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John Marshal's Life and Work

- Confucius said, “May you live in interesting times.” John Marshall, fourth Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court certainly did, from witnessing the birth of our country, to serving as the longest tenured Chief Justice in Supreme Court History. In a span of just under two years, he went from serving as a member of Congress, representing Virginia's 13th District, to serving as the nation's fourth Secretary of State, to being appointed the fourth Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, January....   [tags: Judge, Biography]

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Recovery After Rotator Cuff Surgery

- Introduction After rotator cuff surgery, an exercise rehabilitation program will aid in your recovery, help you return to daily activities, and eventually will lead to your return to recreational activities and sports. This is a general rehabilitation program meant to be undertaken 4-6 weeks post-operation. Consult with your doctor or physical therapist to ensure you are ready for this program that provides a collection of stretches and exercises. However, not all exercises are recommended for all rotator cuff surgery patients....   [tags: rehabilitation, athletics, therapy]

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My Short Time With Juiliet

- ... Too close for comfort. “You don’t have to be so puzzled. I’m Juliet, your roommate for this suffocating cell”. I blinked too many times and sat up. She smiled at me and sat crossed legs on the other bed. “I’m… Joshua”, I mumbled, trying to hide a yawn. “You don’t seem so sure”, she smiled and gazed the smoky view from our hatch. * * * “Don’t hold your breath when you try to save me”, said Juliet. I sat on the fractured sidewalk while he hugged Juliet, his long lost sister. Its no wonder he survived if they have blood relations....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Fight for Your Life

- The room was illuminated by the blooming dawn through the dusty window. There were unwashed hand print stains over the surface of the dewy glass showing the want for light in the small room. A bed sloughed messy next to the lonely window. A single dresser rested next to the unmade bed. The morning light had faded the lampshade that sat there time after time so much so that the true color was unreadable. This light was barely touched because even when illuminated, the bulb would only produce about as much light to show the cracks and etchings in the walls....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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My Experience with Basketball

- If you were to ask my friends what I love to do, my guess is that the majority of them would come up with this reply, "He loves to play sports". Sports are a big part of my life, and if I had to choose my favorite sport to play it would have to be basketball. I couldn't imagine going a week without being able to touch a basketball, and I thought I would never have to. But on one summer afternoon, that all changed when I broke my leg. It left me on crutches for two months, and not being able to play basketball all that summer....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Essay About Myself]

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Could The English Legal System Function Without Lay Magistrates?

- Could The English Legal System Function Without Lay Magistrates. Lay magistrates are unqualified, part-time and unpaid, yet they deal with the vast majority of cases in the legal system. They do not hear cases on their own but sit as a bench or panel of two or three magistrates. The use of such unqualified judges is open to criticism. The role of magistrates is that they are expected to deal with a wide variety of cases. Their main work is trying minor criminal cases, but they also have some civil functions, e.g....   [tags: Papers]

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The Effects of Racism on Hally in Master Harold and the Boys by Athol Fugard

- The Effects of Racism on Hally in Master Harold and the Boys by Athol Fugard In the play Master Harold and the Boys, Hally demonstrates, through repeated acts and expressions, the sentiment of the entire African society at the time the play takes place. In 1950, the policy of apartheid was beginning to be practiced in South Africa. The Population Registration Act was passed, which divided the population into four racial groups (Post 112). The Group Area Act of 1950 controlled ownership of property by different races....   [tags: Master Harold Boys Athol Fugard Essays]

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The Selection, Training and Role of Magistrates in the English Legal System

- The Selection, Training and Role of Magistrates in the English Legal System Lay magistrates are unqualified, part-time and unpaid profesionals who are chosen to serve in the magistrates court, yet they deal with the vast majority of cases in the legal system. They do not hear cases on their own but sit as a bench or panel of two or three other magistrates. The use of such unqualified people to judge cases is open to criticism. Magistrates sit in a magistrates court, usually in a bench of three....   [tags: Papers]

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College Sports - Football Scholarships and Woman's Sports

- Football Scholarships and Woman's Sports       Saturdays in the fall bring together millions of people to celebrate college football, a ritual that bonds the community in stadiums and in living rooms across America. This American sport takes a heavy financial toll in colleges everywhere. Just one in four colleges across America make money on their football team (mostly large division I schools). College teams spend millions of dollars stockpiling athletes and struggle to keep pace with rivals....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essay Examples]

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The Role of Women in The Zoo Story

- The Role of Women in The Zoo Story Although the women characters in "The Zoo Story" are never front and center staged, they have leading roles in shaping the conditions and sensibilities of Jerry and Peter. The women referred to by each of the male characters affects, or has affected, their perceptions and routines in life. Jerry has had many encounters with various women, while Peter speaks only of three. The quantity of women roles in each man's life is not the dominate cause of their behaviors; it is the quality of the women....   [tags: Zoo Story Essays]

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The Strength Trainer?s Guide to Success

- Your body has about 650 muscles. No matter that you care about just four or five of them, all of which can be sculpted with maybe a half-dozen strength-training exercises. You still need all of them to perform the normal functions of everyday life; breathing, eating, walking, sucking in your stomach at the beach. Of course everyone wants to have the perfect body; however, few of us don’t effectively know how to reach our body building goals. Since muscle growth is such a slow process, weight-lifting should be broken down into three muscle developing stages....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Criminal Law Basics

- “ Criminal law is the body of law that relates to crime.” (Wikipedia, 2014) This law encompasses several different aspects of our government and the ways used to regulate them. Maintaining the peace and order of the public is one aspect. Law enforcement officers also try to keep good conduct of the public. Anyone who places the safety of the public in jeopardy, is in violation of this law. Punishment is used in a variety of ways to discipline any person who breaks these laws. There are four main sources used in today’s criminal law: • Constitutional law – body of law that includes guidelines and rules used to ensure the correct meaning of the constitution....   [tags: Criminal Law Essays]

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A Sinner's Tale

- Royalty is often known for their pride and greed, but some royals go beyond what you would normally expect. Princess Synthia was a prime example of this. Her family was quite large; she was the oldest of the girls yet middle over all. Her younger sister, Mary, stood out as she refused to wear dresses and anything frilly. Instead she chose to wear more prince-like clothes, unless she was forced to wear otherwise. Henry, the oldest, was heir to the throne and fit the stereotype of a humble prince to a T....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Personal Narrative- Varsity Volleyball

- Personal Narrative- Varsity Volleyball I first started playing volleyball at a very young age. I was in the seventh grade when my volleyball career started. My sister started playing in the seventh grade and I just wanted to follow her footsteps. My seventh grade year was ok because I had just started out and really didn’t know the game. There was A team and a B team, where A team was better than the B team. I tried my best to be on the A-team, but guess where I ended up, on the B team. No matter what team I was on I never gave up....   [tags: Personal Narrative]

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Spirit Of The Game

- The Spirit of the Game This was one of the most inspiring books I have ever read. It spoke about periods of time throughout the evolving of one of Americas most intense and loved games. The book was split up into two large sections and then divided into chapters inside the sections. The first section was called The Spirit. The first chapter of this section deals with the early stages of development in the game. From the beginning hockey was known as a sport of integrity, grit, hard work all mixed in with a little class....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Miss Brill by Katherine Mansfield

- Katherine Mansfield, in her short story "Miss Brill", slowly reveals the nature of her main character. She gradually divulges Miss Brill's personality, leading the reader to believe things about Miss Brill that are not true. Also, the point of view t t Mansfield uses enhances the story and adds to the reader's misinterpretation of Miss Brill until the end of the story. Miss Brill's character is a complex one. She cannot be stereotyped and she has a multifaceted personality. The reader sees several sides of her nature....   [tags: Miss Brill Essays]

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At the Gym

- At the Gym, written by Mark Doty, dramatizes the conflict within the mind of a bodybuilder and his desire to change who and what he is. The speaker observes the routines of the bodybuilder bench-pressing at a local gym, and attempts to explain the driving force that compels him to change his appearance. The speaker illustrates the physical use of inanimate objects as the tools used for the “desired” transformation: “and hoist nothing that need be lifted” (5,6). However, coupled with “but some burden they’ve chosen this time” (7), the speaker takes the illustration beyond the physical use of the tools of transformation and delves into the bodybuilder’s mental state....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Mark Doty]

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Bodybuilding Injury Prevention

- Bodybuilding has been around a long time, so it makes sense that a few go-to exercises have made their place in the gym. But, today, we have the technology and expertise to avoid what actually hurts us and adjust to what works best. Here is a list of the major back and joint killers everyone does, but shouldn't. 1) LEG EXTENSIONS The weight is based at your ankles, so the torque applied to your knees is significantly higher than what you're really lifting and causes undue stress on your joints and tendons....   [tags: exercises, joints, strain]

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Six Week Training Program

- Six Week Training Program Planning The purpose of this training programme is to improve my muscular strength and speed for badminton. I do not suffer from any injuries or health problems so there will not be any problems with that. However If I do suffer from any injuries during the programme I will write them down and if they have caused me any problems and what I will do to change my programme in order for my injuries to heal quicker. I will need to take some safety aspects into account in order to stay healthy and not injure myself....   [tags: Papers]

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Analysis of the songs "Waiting on a Woman" by Brad Presley and George Strait´s "A Father´s Love"

- ... When came time to do something with five of them if we had to be somewhere at six o’clock I would have to tell them it started at five o’clock not to be late. I know it’s a stereotype but seems like woman enforces this stereotype on themselves. What I mean they enforce the stereotype on themselves is I must look like this supermodel or actor before I am seen in public. When most women to me look good without make up but they think the makeup makes them look like Cindy Crawford. The Part of song when sings about it taking a year to plan a wedding....   [tags: Meaning, Lyrics, Music]

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Mutual Fund Performance in Bull and Bear Market: The Case of Pakistani Mutual Fund

- Appendix 1. Sharpe Model Another method of estimation of mutual fund performance with regard to the risk and return are Sharpe ratio and Treynor. The Sharpe ratio is estimated as return in excess of risk free rate (Treasury Bill Rate) to the standard deviation of portfolio. It is also used to compare the performance of different mutual funds in the mutual funds industry of a economy of country. The requisite model have been borrowed from the study of Sharpe Eleni Thanou (2008) Rp = Average return of the portfolio Rf = Risk free rate, Govt....   [tags: Economics]

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John Marshall: The Man who Saved the Supreme Court and the Nation

- Confucius said, “May you live in interesting times.” John Marshall, fourth Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court certainly did, from witnessing the birth of our country, to serving as the longest tenured Chief Justice in Supreme Court History. In a span of just under two years, he went from serving as a member of Congress, representing Virginia's 13th District, to serving as the nation's fourth Secretary of State, to being appointed the fourth Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court, January....   [tags: biography, supreme court]

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Playing God: Interpreting The Doctor’s Dilemma Set Design at Shaw Festival 2010

- Over a century ago, when Bernard Shaw wrote The Doctor’s Dilemma in 1906, England’s health care was terrifyingly primitive. If one had the misfortune of falling ill during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, essentially, one had the choice of two treatment options. The sufferer could either turn to the local druggist to purchase an expensive patent medicine, of which the ingredients largely comprised of opiates or alcohol and were consequently addictive; or, the patient could visit the equally costly doctor and receive a diagnosis which often led to a treatment involving sharp knives, bleeding, and the prescribing of more addictive drugs....   [tags: Film Review]

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Black Man Ponders His Power to Alter Public by Brent Staples

- We probably know discrimination occurs in any situation, and it depends on individual reasons, or societal. Today, we know discrimination of race is unlawful, but it is still existent in some people, and it gets skillfully concealed under some form. For example, in the essay “Black Man Ponders His Power to Alter Public” by Brent Staples, the author is a black man, he explains some encounters that he has been a victim of the discrimination of skin color from people around him. Discrimination can appear in any situation and everywhere....   [tags: justice, discrimination, society]

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Efficient Discharge Instruction and Effective Patient Communication to Prevent Readmission

- Introduction The American Nurses Association (ANA) defined discharge planning as, "part of the continuity of care process which is designed to prepare the patient for the next phase of care and to assist in making any necessary arrangements for that phase of care" (Rose, 2010, P. 47). Discharge planning is a continued and ongoing process that allows the health care team to bring the patient to an appropriate level of care. Significant amounts of research supports that preparing the family for discharge has become more complex over the last several years....   [tags: care process, health literacy, nursing]

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Young Voters and Why a Higher Percentage of Apathy

- The lacked of youth voters has been a major concern for the democratic system in the United States and other countries. Studies has been and still trying to understand why youth tends to slack off when it comes to this crucial part of democratic practices. In light of this continuing problem, solutions have been offered to involve youths, primarily in their early 20s, to participate in this democratic practice. Because this is a high concern of many countries, many authors have written about why it is a tendency among youth and some have offered solutions to end this apathy-madness....   [tags: Political Science]

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First Impressions, Don't Judge a Book by Its Cover

- ... The woman on the right can also be identified due to her religious clothing. Her traditional religious habit is easily recognizable among Roman Catholics. The large crucifix dangling from her neck also gives us reason to believe that she is a nun. The habit is also not required, but nuns must dress modestly if they do not wear it. The woman sitting in the middle, however, shows no indication of a religious belief. Her racy clothing does not have a certain religion attached to it; perhaps she has no religion at all....   [tags: conclusions, religion, stereoypes]

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Commentary and Analysis of Katherine Mansfield’s Story: Miss Brill

- In Katherine Mansfield’s story “Miss Brill,” the main character, Miss Brill, escapes to the park every Sunday afternoon to take her place in the ongoing performance. She spends her time eavesdropping and fantasizing about her surroundings. The park symbolizes a place of purpose, individuality significance, and community for the protagonist. For some people the park is a meeting place or even a place to goof off; however, for Miss Brill the sole purpose of the park was for her personal entertainment....   [tags: Park, Loneliness, Eavesdropping]

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Courage Shown in Louis Mulkey and Summerville Basketball

- Courage is the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty, danger, pain, etc., without fear; bravery. It is a quality that not everyone possesses. Firefighters are some of the most courageous people one can meet. To risk your life for someone you do not know is truly brave. But when a disaster happens firefighters aren’t the only ones who can be courageous. Louis Mulkey was a firefighter in Charleston, South Carolina. He was also an assistant basketball and football coach for Summerville High School....   [tags: Courage]

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The Compensation Culture: Cliché or Cause for Concern

- ‘The Compensation Culture: Cliché or Cause for Concern?’ This essay is focused on assessing the argument of the author, Hand, in his article on compensation culture. It will begin by providing a definition of the term ‘compensation culture’. In the first part, the essay will utilize research criteria covered in the syllabus in order to efficiently criticize the article. Secondly, it will consider the contribution made by this article in relation to compensation culture, before making a conclusion....   [tags: Article Analysis ]

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Tragedy and the Common Man by Arthur Miller

- You are in the gym. You look around, watching the others around you as they work. A personal trainer is standing, yelling at her patron to “work harder”, “you only have one left”, “you can do it!” The person on the bench is working hard, trying his best to complete his task. Now you turn your head to the left and watch a group of men bench pressing. They are listening to loud music, yelling at each other to work harder. One of these men is starting to look sick, sweating and huffing loudly, clearly overworking....   [tags: peer pressure, strangers]

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What are Proteins and What do They Do?

- ... “In many proteins, the polypeptide chain is bent at specific sites and the folded back and forth, resulting in the tertiary structure of the protein” (Sadava, 2011, p. 46). Lastly proteins also have a quaternary structure. “The quaternary structure of a protein consists of subunits” (Sadava, 2011, p. 47). “The protein’s quaternary structure results from the ways in which these subunits bind together and interact” (Sadava, 2011, p. 47). In this lab students will analyze unknown proteins, along with their size, and subunits....   [tags: complex molecules, dna, genetics]

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Music and Performance Pertaining to Differently Skilled Athletes

- The idea that music might be able to increase performance and results at the N.F.L. combine might actually be a possibility. More specifically, listening to music over a loud speaker with a high tempo for ten minutes before and during the 225 pound rep max test for an increase rep performance. Researchers have been studying music since its existence because music has been a part of our culture for as long as it has been around. Kalinowska, and Kułak (2010) confirmed that music has a therapeutic quality to humans....   [tags: tools for better performance]

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Exercise, Health and Disease Case Study Report Project

- Exercise, Health and Disease Case Study Report Project The client’s goals focus on improving upper body and core strength. The client suffered a sprained knee before being able to running and lower body exercise. An alternative rehabilitation program was prescribed. There are a number physiological requirements to be eligible to work a paramedic. The Ambulance Service of NSW booklet (2014) lists a number of physical tests and attributes required to be accepted in the field many of which require core stability and an ability to hold weight and move effectively....   [tags: improving upper body and core strength]

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Lose Arm Fat by Reving up your Cardio

- To lose fat from your arms, maybe you should stop focusing so much on them. The only way to reduce fat from your arms is by taking on a whole-body weight-loss approach that includes a sensible diet and regular exercise. When your body fat reduces, the excess fat on your arms will also give in. By increasing the intensity of your workouts, and engaging as many muscles as possible, you can expedite your results. (See References 1) Rev Up Your Cardio Intensity By making high-intensity interval training (HIIT) part of your arm-slimming exercise routine, you can continue to burn calories and fat up until long after your workout....   [tags: exercise, diet, calories]

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Story of a Streetdog: Golden Retriever Vs. Pittbull

- Pacing up and down unknown streets I didn’t know where I was headed. I just kept my four paws moving. Door to door I would go and beg for food. Usually the people were really nice in the neighborhoods I explored but when I received nothing more than a lousy chicken bone I would rummage through every trashcan I could find. Not knowing how I wound up on these streets I just thought it was normal for the world to be my home. It was actually fun not having a set territory that I have to stay in like those “house dogs.” I am free to run and roam where I like....   [tags: Abuse, Fight, Animal]

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Mother Turned into a Zombie: A Short Story

- It was April 2nd, 2025, a Saturday in the beginning of summer when a teen, named Josh Arch was home on his dad’s farm in southern Texas working on an old 1972 Chevelle SS. Josh is 16, he has dark blonde hair and brown eyes. Josh was a mechanic for his dad’s business. Josh has a family of four, Josh’s dad and mom and little sister and himself. They lived next to a gas station about a mile from town, which has a population of around 4,000 people. Josh’s family has been around in the town ever since he can remember....   [tags: Family, Bomb, Future]

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