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The Category of Factor X

-   Malcolm X, an African American Muslim minster and human rights activist, once said “We declare our right on this earth to be a human being, to be respected as a human being, to be given the rights of a human being in this society, on this earth, in this day, which we intend to bring into existence by any means necessary.” According to Malcolm X, everyone on the earth has a right to be called a human being and fit into the category of a human being; no matter if they are young, old, disabled or incompetent....   [tags: Francis Fukuyama, sociological analysis]

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The Category of the Individual

- The Category of the Individual In The Order of Things, Michel Foucault argues that there is a "pure experience of order and its modes of being" (Foucault xxi), that order exists and that it is necessary. Foucault is concerned with language because it is a mode by which we maintain order in the world, and according to his argument, what we should fear are heterotopias, which "undermine language," "make it impossible to name this and that," "shatter or tangle common names," and "destroy 'syntax' in advance" (Foucault xviii)....   [tags: Sociology Sociological Papers]

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In a Category All Their Own: Dwarf Planets

- ... Because once the object is large enough to have a stronger gravitational field then it is not a dwarf planet anymore. Generally, most of the known dwarf planets have masses smaller than that of Mercury’s. The lower limit is determined by the requirements of achieving a hydrostatic equilibrium shape. Hydrostatic equilibrium is the current distinguishing criteria between dwarf planets and other Go 3 small bodies. A hydrostatic equilibrium shape means the object is symmetrically rounded into a spherical or elliptical shape....   [tags: astronomy, Ceres, Pluto]

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Racism: The Artificial Category of Race

- Racism: The Artificial Category of Race THESIS: Scientists and other intellectuals recognize the modern concept of "race" as an artificial category that developed over the past five centuries due to encounters with non-European people. Even though people still attempt to organize humans into categories according to their race, these categories have been shown to have no scientific basis. The term "race" is a modern concept. It's definition has adopted radically new meaning over the past few centuries....   [tags: Sociology Racism Prejudice Essays]

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Age and Category Blocked Presentation

- Introduction The effect of age and category-blocked and random presentation on free recall and clustering is an important aspect of learning. Learning is a basic foundation of cognitive development. From the many aspects of learning, what we do to learn (the process) and what we learn (the outcome) are of great importance. From the day a child is born, she is exposed to a variety of stimuli; some of which she will pay attention to, others she will not. From those things which require her attention, she will either sort the information or compare it with what she already knows....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Consumer Behaviour in the Unisex Shoe Store Category

- This report analyzes the role personal, social, and situational factors in consumer behaviour in the unisex shoe store category. Observations were made at three different shoe retailers including Town Shoes, Payless Shoe Source, and The Shoe Company. These three stores offer very diverse retail environments targeted towards different demographics of people. This report also found that the retail setting, such as music, light, and organization, had an effect on the actions of the consumers in the store....   [tags: Marketing, argumentative, persuasive]

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The Category Five Party

- The Category Five Party As the last person yelled goodbye to me from the front of the house I could hear the door close with a slam, and the blue and black stained glass shake from the thrust of the door. Walking out of the kitchen with my boyfriend, who was holding my hand with a firm grip, we surveyed the massive amounts of beer cans, food and sticky used glasses half filled with unknown substances. The entire house was hot and humid, almost as if we were out side in the dead of Florida's summer....   [tags: Papers]

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Race: An Empty Category?

- Race: An Empty Category. "Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted." --Albert Einstein What is race. How many races are there. What are the genes that separate each race. How many genes are there. What do evolutionists, scientists, or anthropologists have to say about race. And even more importantly, what role does race play in your life. When I was a young girl of about 6, I had a friend of a different race who was particularly interested in answering the unsolved mysteries of our world....   [tags: Definition Racial Ethnicity Essays]

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Dante's Inferno, Up on Your Feet Passage

- ... Basically what they are trying to say is that if you don’t get up out of bed then you can never pursue your dreams. No one ever got ahead by sitting on their behind. You have to face every day with the belief that your dreams are real, and that dreams come true every day. This line within the passage states that if you get up, and you try, that you are one step closing to accomplishing your dreams. Secondly, self drive is an extreme theme within this passage of Dante’s The Inferno while you are critiquing the passage itself....   [tags: a critique, inspiration category]

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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream

- Product Category Analysis Product History: Ice cream is believed to have been made in China in 300 B.C, it was later introduced in to Europe via Italy within the thirteen century. Ice cream back then was made by taking sweet cream, custard that was then cooled down with ice. At first it was eaten by only the elite since they had access to ice therefore it was a rare treat. In the late 19th century it was consumed by Americans across all socio economic levels. There have been many technological innovations that have increased the sales of ice cream over the years....   [tags: product category analysis]

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Kingsford Charcoal: Overcoming The Softening In The Charcoal Category

- Kingsford Charcoal: Overcoming the Softening in the Charcoal Category PROBLEM STATEMENT Taking into account the slowdown in the overall charcoal category, the main problem of Kingsford Charcoal (KC) is how to determine the right strategy in order to improve its sales and profits and ensure future growth of the company. This strategy has the following issues: 1. How to overcome the penetration of gas grill usage. 2. Increasing advertising - will it help the company to improve the sales. 3. How to extend the seasonality of business....   [tags: Business Analysis Strategy]

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Though magazines and newspapers belong to the same category (printed

- Though magazines and newspapers belong to the same category (printed media), they can still fulfill totally different goals when it comes to advertising. The most Analysis of newspapers & magazines Introduction The intention of this assignment is to state the advantages and disadvantages of magazines and newspapers (printed media). As the advantages and disadvantages of both differ, we decided to separate the different media in order to get a clear overview of both types regarding marketing communications....   [tags: Business and Management Studies]

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Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Broadcasting Regulatory Policy

- ... The Conseil Provincial du secteur des communications, the Public Interest Advocacy Center (PIAC) and Syndicat des communications de Radio-Canada (SCRC) supported news neighbourhoods insofar as this did not adversely effect consumers or did not push networks to undesirable channels, respectively. The CRTC (2013c) also reviewed packaging requirements for BDUs. Generally speaking, cable providers indicated a desire to organize their own packaged services, separate from the regulatory reach. The nature of this categorical selection, they suggested, is up for interpretation and is best decided by each enterprise....   [tags: distribution of canadian category, national news]

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The Devastation of Hurricanes, Some Facts About Hurricane Katrina

- In August of 2005, a category 5 hurricane struck land along the Gulf Coast. This storm was given the name Hurricane Katrina. The United States Department of Commerce reports in its October 2005 technical report, Hurricane Katrina, A Climatological Perspective, that this was the most costly disaster to devastate the US since September of 1928 and that this was the strongest storm to hit the US within the past 100 years. Hurricane Katrina caused widespread, massive destruction throughout many central Gulf Coast states including Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi....   [tags: category 5, destruction, government failures]

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Effects of Familiarity with Category Members and Young Children’s Age on Inductive Inferences Within Natural Kinds

- Induction is an important cognitive ability in which inferences extend knowledge beyond the available information (Farrar, Raney, & Boyer, 1992). For instance, knowing an object belongs to a specific category can lead to beliefs that it shares additional properties with other category members. This can be crucial to learning and interacting with the world around us and can be considered one of the most basic functions of living creatures. Induction appears early in development (Sloutsky, Kloos, & Fisher, 2007)....   [tags: Research Proposal ]

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Gordon’s Functional Health Pattern

- Gordon’s functional health pattern was proposed and developed by Marjory Gordon. It is the method used by nurse to provide a comprehensive assessment on the client. Gordon’s functional health pattern is divided into 11 categories. These categories are a systematic and standardized approach to data collection. Each of the categories enables the nurse to determine the different factors of health and human function. These categories are health perception and health management, nutrition and metabolism, urine and waste elimination, activity and exercise, cognition and perception, sleep and rest, self-perception and self-concept, roles and relationships, sexuality and reproduction, coping and str...   [tags: Health Care ]

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Correlation Between Happiness and Money

- Introduction Happiness seems like a very complex issue, encompassed of individual and cultural differences. Therefore, attempting to acquire data to analyze it can formulate a difficult analysis. However, the question arises, is there a relationship between happiness and money. The basic understanding of not having money to cover basic needs causes a great amount of stress. Conversely, once basic needs are met, how does money affect pleasure. Another question arises, is there a magic income that maximizes happiness....   [tags: Individual Differences, Cultural Differences]

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The Memory Theories of Levels of Processing

- This research tests the memory theories of levels of processing proposed by Craik and Lockhart (1972) and encoding specificity presented by Wiseman and Tulving (1976). Craik and Lockhart (1972) assert that stimuli that are semantically related are encoded more deeply than stimuli that are related physically. Wiseman and Tulving (1976) state that encoded information must be retrieved in the same way in which it was encoded. These two theories come together in the current experiment where the subjects rate the relatedness of word pairs on either rhyming or categorization....   [tags: memory, processin, encoding]

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Results of a Research Regarding Immigration

- Variables Independent The independent variable was the “Main activity of the Respondent”. The main activity of the respondent was recoded from the original data set. This original variable was collapsed from twelve cases into two cases. The “employed” category consisted of people who reported their main activity was paid labor and “unemployed” for respondents who reported their main activity was anything other than paid labor. Control Variables The control variables included ‘birthplace’ and ‘level of educational attainment’....   [tags: Variables, Statistics, Results]

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The Credit Crisis of the Century

- The financial crisis of 2007 should be referred to as the credit crisis of the century. Despite what many Americans may believe, the financial crisis was a worldwide fiasco that affected everyone. There is no one to particularly blame for the financial crisis of 2007, but the understanding of subprime mortgages, collateralized debt obligations, credit default swipes, and frozen markets can explain the economic devastation that is still felt today. The financial crisis of 2007 is a huge cycle. It began by brining two groups of people together that had no prior direct relationship history....   [tags: financial crisis of 2007, economic analysis]

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Sports Nutritional Market Executive Summary

- Sports Nutritional Category – Executive Summary Over the past 5 years the market has seen an enormous increase in the sports nutritional product category. These products range from energy drinks and nutritional bars to diet products and nutritional supplements, and each day new products are being introduced into the market. With nutrition and taste being two of the most important aspects of the product, creating and maintaining products in this category is simplified. This has become one of the most exciting new markets not only because it is the beginning of a new wave of a product category but because the market and consumer base is large and ready to be tapped into....   [tags: Economics]

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Organizational Politics – Power and Dependency

- There are two parts of this topic that is discussed. The first are the five bases of power used normally in Organizational Politics. There are two categories that split into two, Formal and Personal Power. So what are these five bases of power and which category is the best one. We will look at these powers and will be comparing them to our scenarios. The second part will cover the relationship between dependency and power. We will then look at our scenarios for examples of these relationships. Two Social psychologist, French and Raven, had developed the five bases of power....   [tags: Formal Power, Personal Power]

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Hurricane Andrew: The King of Destruction

- Imagine sitting in your room, and on the phone. Maybe you are playing a game, like Angry Birds, or Cookie Clicker. Out of the blue, a hurricane rips apart your newly built house. Hurricanes can be deadly, and can cause a lot of damage if attention is not paid. “Anyone who says that they’re not afraid at the time of a hurricane is either a fool, a liar, or a little bit of both”-Anderson Cooper . Mr. Cooper is not alone on that quote. Natural disasters affect hundreds of thousands of people each year....   [tags: hurricanes, hurricane andrew, natural disasters]

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Cartesian Dualism and Gilbert Ryle

- Gilbert Ryle is well known in the philosophical world specifically as a behaviorist. According to Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy behaviorist are “followers in the ‘ordinary language’ tradition of analytic philosophy, while, for the most part, regarding behavioral scientific hopes as vain, hold views that are, in other respects, strongly behaviorists”(Hauser 1). In the middle of the twentieth century the ordinary language behaviorist movement was strongly covered by Ryle and Wittgenstein. These bright minds established a relationship; “In 1929 Ryle met Wittgenstein and struck up a friendship that profoundly altered the direction of Ryle’s Philosophical thinking”( Stroll 147)....   [tags: Cartesian Dualism, Mind-Body Problem]

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Hampden-Turner's Seven Dimensions of Culture

- In nowadays economic and technological advancement as well as unlimited communication means, the work environment is more heterogeneous then ever, especially in terms of cultural background. This has provided for broad and diverse communication and interaction styles, behaviors, expectations and manifestations almost in every economic unit. On the other side the multinational corporates are the most eminent example how the cultural diversity can be enriching and productive as well in same time cultural and background differences can cause differences in understanding and even cultural shock or conflicts....   [tags: cultural background, differences]

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NCLEX Test Blueprint

- ... A client needs category in an NCLEX test blueprint refers to the four major categories in which the test plan is organized. Two of the four categories are further divided into smaller sub-categories. Here are the four categories. Safe and Effective Care Environment This category is concerned with matters of safety when caring for patients whether in the hospital or in the home environment. In nursing emphasis is placed on the maintenance of an environment in which compassion and care for patient well being is emphasized....   [tags: nurses, health, integrity]

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Comparisons between Hurricane Sandy and Hurricane Katrina

- ... Coast Guard and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (Manuel, 2013). Though fatalities were low in comparison to Hurricane Katrina, according to the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Sandy resulted in “the greatest number of U.S. direct fatalities related to a tropical cyclone outside of the southern states since Hurricane Agnes in 1972” (Blake, et al., 2013). Property Damage Hurricane Katrina Hurricane Katrina caused over $200 billion worth of property damages total. This made Hurricane Katrina “the mostly costly hurricane to ever hit the United States” (Ahrens & Sampson, 2011)....   [tags: weather catastrophies]

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Library User´s Perspective Regarding Library Usage

- The main purpose of the first question was to learn about the experience of the participants in their roles as library users. The recruitment aimed to select participants who had used such types of services so that they would be able to share their opinions about these. The second question was often asked when the participant had already answered the first one and follow up questions. It was designed to discover non-technical aspects that were not discussed earlier in the interview. The third question was intended to gather information in the case in which the participants answered “no”....   [tags: Research, Library]

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Becker's Theory of Fertility

- Introduction The birth rate for the United States dropped 2 percent in 2008. This puts the US birth rate slightly the replacement level of fertility, 2.1 births per women. While some people express concern about the possibility of a decreasing population, others celebrate the large decrease in teen pregnancy. Preliminary analysis points to the slow economy as the reason behind the falling birthrate. While there seems to be a correlation between recession and lower birthrates this does not prove a causal link....   [tags: Fertility]

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Lack of Hand Preference in Wild Hanuman Langurs

- Lack of Hand Preference in Wild Hanuman Langurs (Presbytis Entellus) is a study that investigates handedness of different tasks across a natural population of Hanuman langurs. Manual specialization is the best indicator of the strong hemispherical lateralization the Hominidae are known for, clearly demonstrated by Homo sapiens who exhibit 90% right handedness. Researchers wanted to test whether the Hanuman langur demonstrated preference for either hand. They hypothesized that Hanuman langurs preferred their right hand during their completion of daily tasks....   [tags: old world monkeys]

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Careers of Design: Interior and Fashion

- Billions of working adults hold positions in order to maintain a source of income for themselves and their families. These adults can fit their jobs into certain categories, such as medical, legal, or labor, and yet there are still many professions that fit into a different type of category: Fine Arts. Fine Arts is an unique category in which two special occupations fall into: a fashion designer and an interior designer. Fine Arts is a unique category that some adults’ jobs fit into. Fine Arts employs a majority of people who are artistic and are creative....   [tags: Fashion Industry]

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Native Americans and the Whiteman's Influence

- “The biggest of all Indian problems is the Whiteman (Basso pg. 3).” The elusive Whitman is not a recent problem for the American Indians. For the Western Apache this problem first came to light in 1853 after the Gadsden Purchase was finalized. The Whitemen invaded the western Apache’s Arizona territory not with peace, but with demands and open hostility. Thus began a brutal thirty year war that led to Apache defeat (Basso pg. 24). The creation of reservations in 1872 was not enough for the Whitemen....   [tags: American Indians, Dangerous Joke]

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Looking Back at Hurricane Sandy

- In the months of October and November, Hurricane Sandy, as a hurricane, killed at least 117 people in the United States. Another 69 people died in Canada and the Caribbean. The Death toll in the U.S. includes 53 in New York, 34 in New Jersey, 12 in Pennsylvania, six in West Virginia, four in Connecticut, one in Maryland, and seven elsewhere in the U.S. (CNN) The start on this Hurricane started in October 22, 2012 out in the Caribbean Sea and developed into a Category 1 hurricane the very next day....   [tags: natural disasters and catastrophies]

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The Official Doctrine

- The Official Doctrine is a widely believed religion based description of the “internal” human mind and “external” human body. It is derived from Renee Descartes, a famous and well respected dualist. Dualists believe that the mind and body are separate entities that are ordinarily linked together until death. Therefore, a human being is both a body and a mind until the body dies. The mind exists in time and the body exists in both time and space. All matter that exists in space, including human bodies, is governed by the same mechanical laws....   [tags: Philosophy]

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A One-Stop Shop

- Q6- A distributor should stock as many brands as possible for each product category demanded by its clients." Debate this statement. Distributors fulfil a number of core roles of their customers. They always want to be a one-stop shop. The customer expects to be able to go to the distributor for anything and buy it without needing to wait or to place it on back order. The distributor’s core role is the ability to provide products (with a range of brands) on demand thus saving or minimizing the stocking burden on the part of its consumers (Dent 2011)....   [tags: Marketing ]

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Natural Disasters- Hurricanes

- Hurricanes Hurricanes occur all over the world, at different times, but commonly through June first and late November. However in late August 2005 a catastrophic hurricane struck. This was Hurricane Katrina. With winds traveling over one hundred miles per hour making it a category five on the Saffir- Simpson Hurricane Scale it was said to have cause billions of dollars’ worth of damage. Hurricane Katrina flooded nearly forty thousand homes, and killed at least two thousand people (“Hurricane”)....   [tags: Hurricane Katrina, Deaths, Disasters]

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Markov Analysis and Planning

- The past is often said to be the best predictor of the future. In planning and forecasting for future labor needs, based on gaps in employment levels due to advancements, demotions, or exiting employees within a company, a review of a Markov Analysis chart can reflect areas of opportunity for the organization based on past employment movements (Dartmouth, n.d.). The Doortodoor Sports Equipment Company is unique in their industry, being in the only company to sell door to door. However, this tactic as well as other HR practices could be examined to determine if changes employed increase retention or improve internal promotions....   [tags: labor, demotion, market]

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The Effect of Different Types of Organized Lists on Word Recall

- The present study aimed to measure the effect of different types of organized lists on recall. Participants were randomly assigned into two groups and was presented with either a list of words organized Alphabetically (N=10) under the words corresponding letters or words organized in a Schedule (N=11), categorized under ellipses labeled with parts of a day-"Morning", "Afternoon", and "Evening" . Each list contained the same 90 words sans the organization of the list. Participants in both groups studied their respective list and recalled as many words as they could remember by writing them down afterwards in both trials under a restricted period of time....   [tags: categorical, alphabetical list, organization]

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How Does the Federal Bureau of Investigation Protect Everyone?

- We’ve all heard of a “mission statement”, a plan of action for a company or program. Some seem to be more powerful than others, and some are more important than the next, but what if the mission statement involves the safety of your family. Well, the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s mission statement is “Fidelity, Bravery, and Integrity.” Their mission is to “help protect you, your children, your communities, and your businesses from the most dangerous threats facing our nation” (About Us). So how do they do it....   [tags: terrorism, employees, mission]

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Methods and Laws for Abortion are Constantly Changing

- ... These laws say that abortion is legal in health and therapeutic situations. This law can be interpreted in different ways so it is not always effective. When these laws do not mention anything about the mental and emotional changes a woman goes through during pregnancy, it is said to be protecting physical health only. The third category only protects the mental health of woman and justifies abortion because of distress that could be caused by rape or incest. A professionally diagnosed fetal impairment can also be grounds for an abortion....   [tags: human rights, fetus, pro-life]

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What Type of Driver Are You?

- As I make a typical trip across town to the store, I experience a variety of drivers along the way. I will most certainly get cut off once or twice by those in a bigger hurry, and should a slower driver be out and about, I will definitely get behind them. I believe we each have our own driving styles and that our driving styles change as we age. Through my own personal observations and years of driving experience, I have labeled and categorized the three driving styles I believe to be most common in America....   [tags: driving, style, behavior, habits, age, experience]

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Overview of Art and Design Careers

- Art and design are huge aspects of life today, and it influences everyone. Whether we realize it or not, there are signs all around us of trained professionals from art-related industries (Hennessey). Art and design careers can take forms that many people may not have thought about: people with art and design degrees find work in nearly every industry imaginable, in roles that didn’t even exist ten or fifteen years ago (“Art and Design Careers”). Industries and related careers are constantly expanding, providing art and design students with new opportunities....   [tags: Education Requirements, Median Income]

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Different Types of Hurracanes

- ... The center of a hurricane is call the “Eye of the Hurricane” and is about 20-30 miles wide (32-48 kilometer wide). The eye is the calmest part of a hurricane and surrounding the eye is something call the “Eye Wall”. When a hurricane makes a landfall, it often produces a strong storm surge that can reach 20 feet (6 meters) long and spread 100 miles (161 kilometers).Hurricanes cause catastrophic damage to coastlines and several hundred miles in land. Hurricanes can produce winds exceptional to 155 miles per hour as well as tornadoes and microbursts....   [tags: swirling tropical storms, winds]

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Recovering From a Natural Disaster

- Natural Disasters can occur anywhere at anytime. Some are more predictable than others, but they all bring hardship to everyone’s life. Examples of natural disasters are Earthquakes (Haiti 2010), Tornadoes, Tsunami, Hurricanes, Wild Fires, Winter Storms, Heat waves, Mudslides and Floods. Regardless of what kind of disaster occurs, bottom line, everyone needs to be prepared mentally and physically to deal with the aftermath. Education is the first step to prepare you to deal with any major disaster....   [tags: Natural Disasters]

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Cartesian Dualism and Gilbert Ryle

- Over the years, many philosophers have tried to answer the elusive mind-body problem. There has been a wide range of approaches to comprehend this matter, but perhaps none as renowned as Cartesian dualism. This theory, proposed by René Descartes in the early seventeenth century, is still central to modern metaphysical discourse. His teachings through the Meditations have been both revered and scrutinized, and still have withstood many other’s attempts to disprove them. One of his biggest critics of the twentieth century was Gilbert Ryle....   [tags: Cartesian Dualism, Mind-Body Problem]

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Hurricane Sandy and Hurricane Katrina

- According to the “The handy weather answer book” by Kevin Hile a hurricane is defined as a tropical storm formed in the Atlantic Basin. Winds reach speeds of 74 miles per hour or more. Frequently, hurricanes occur during the months of summer. This allows energy to build from the warm surface of the ocean. Wind speeds, clouds, and the Coriolis Effect all contribute to the formation of a hurricane (123). Hurricanes are a vital motive in nature. Douglas explains, “Whirling energy beasts are the atmosphere’s automatic pressure-relief valves, comparable to an integrated thermostat; they also dispense essential rains, restoring supplies and soil moistures’ (108)....   [tags: hurricanes, sandy, katrina, tropical storms]

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English Grammatical Categories

- The words of every language are divided into several word classes, or parts of speech, such as nouns, verbs and adjectives etc. The words of a given class exhibit two or more forms in somewhat different grammatical circumstances. These forms are not interchangeable and each can be used only in a given grammatical situation. This variation in form is required by the existence of a grammatical category applying to that class of words. Thus a grammatical category is "a linguistic category which has the effect of modifying the forms of some class of words in a language" (Trask)....   [tags: Linguistics]

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Classifications for Anxiety Disorders

- Are you or do you know someone, experiencing panic attacks or anxiety attacks. If so, it is important to be familiar with what these terms mean. Individuals frequently use panic and anxiety together, however; there are significant differences in the two and understanding the difference will make it easier to comprehend the relationship. Phobias are irrational fears that create interference within an individual’s daily routine. There are individuals who suffer from a phobia linked to pretty much any object or place imaginable....   [tags: Classification Essay]

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Analysis of The New Santa Clara’s NFL Stadium

- The new Santa Clara’s NFL Stadium deserves the attention it has been getting from the media. The Santa Clara’s Stadium is being built as a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design Certified Stadium. The 49er stadium will have bike parking, wireless Internet capability, and environmentally friendly, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Certified design (KTVU-New 49ers Stadium). The Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design stands for LEED. LEED began in 1993. LEED was created for various reasons....   [tags: 49ers stadium, nfl, leed green building]

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How the English Module Assessment Helped Me

- “The keys to patience are acceptance and faith. Accept things as they are, and look realistically at the world around you. Have faith in yourself and in the direction you have chosen,” affirmed Ralph Marston. The future ahead of us is the bag that holds the accomplishments, the extent of faith, determination, dedication, and more crucially the abundance of assiduousness you put in your each action. “No one will ask you to do more than your best.” The concept of this, it exemplifies the English Language Arts Module Assessment, in which students were tested to demonstrate the knowledge of English Language Arts, so that the instructor have a sense in which each scholar needs to im...   [tags: personal reflections, English Language Arts]

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Occupiers' Liability from the Common Law

- The first point to note when analysing occupiers’ liability is that originally it was separate to the general principles of negligence which were outlined in Donoghue v Stevenson .The reason for this “pigeon hole approach” was that the key decision of occupiers’ liability, Indermaur v Dames was decided sixty six years prior to the landmark decision of Donoghue v Stevenson . McMahon and Binchy state the reason why it was not engulfed into general negligence, was because it “… had become too firmly entrenched by 1932 … to be swamped by another judicial cross-current” Following on from Indermaur v Dames the courts developed four distinct categories of entrant which I will now examine in tu...   [tags: neighbour principle,liability act 1957]

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The Many Forms of Art

- Throughout the cultural history of man, objects have been created to entertain, record, confront, enrich, clarify, communicate, reveal, to order and disorder, with or without a purpose. Yet the definition of what is art is obscure, we are able to recognise for ourselves but not express concisely what art is. Art has ‘a complicated network of overlapping series of similarities’ (Law, 2003) however there is not one feature that all art has in common. The classification of Art does not fit into the classic logic argument where to be defined as art the object must have a stated characteristic, as in the manner of classifying a dog, computer, house or boat....   [tags: Art]

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Terrorism: Its Forms and Effects

- In recent years, terrorism has been on the rise. The most famous attack in recent years was that of the destruction of the twin towers in 2001. It caused a massive public outcry at the atrocity of the actions. What most people don't realize, however is that the people who make these attacks, called terrorists, have a goal in mind. People also don't realize that there are many types of terrorism, and are not just limited to the attacker flying planes into famous buildings. The types of terrorism are quite varied, the reasons for each just as much, and the public reaction is never the same for any of them....   [tags: War]

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Cambodians in Long Beach, California

- Cambodians didn’t just appear in Long Beach, CA out of nowhere. Long before Long Beach, CA became the epicenter of a very large Cambodian population, Cambodians migrated from Cambodia, a country in Asia that sits next to Thailand and Vietnam. In the early 1960s Cambodians began arriving in various cities within California, Long Beach in particular witnessed mass numbers of Cambodians flooding into the area in Southern California. One year later, President John F. Kennedy established the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID), which was the very first assistance/aid organization set up for a foreign country (Impact of U.S Refugee Policies on U.S Foreign Policy/Carnegie Endowment for...   [tags: Immigrations, Refugees]

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John Holland's Theory of Vocational Personalities and Work Environments

- John Holland's Theory of Vocational Personalities and Work Environments Holland’s theory of vocational personalities and work environments is the premier structural theory behind modern counseling. His theory structural theory is centered around the basic belief that people will seek out careers that offer environments that are compatible with their interest, likes and dislikes. This basic premise is the foundation for Holland’s globally accepted vocational personality and work environment theory....   [tags: Papers]

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Medicinal Marijuana in Canada

- In Canada marijuana can be used in the treatment of a wide variety of medical issues. In late July 2001, Health Canada implemented the MMAR. (Marijuana Medical Access Regulations). These regulations define the circumstances and the manner in which you may access medicinal marijuana. The regulations have three main parts. Part one is the authorization to possess dried marijuana. Part two is the licinse to produce marijuana. Last of all is part three, which is the access to supply marijuana seeds, and dried marijuana....   [tags: Medicinal Marijuana, Canada, Marijuana, drugs, ]

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Injunctions in the Sharia

- Within the above titles scope it’s ideal to take in many aspects of Sharia law in order to illustrate the explanation of the required elements. For the purpose of the above title it is important to explore the terms and concepts of Legal Maxims, Hukm, Niyya, and Fiqh. Legal Maxims form the goals and objectives of the Islamic legal system these detailed expositions enable the jurist at a later stage to reduce them to the abstract statements of principles they are designed to enable a better understanding of Islamic law and the evolution of legal maxims “The rules of the Sharia signify the set of principles determined with the precision and their subordinate legal Maxims which the great Musl...   [tags: Islam Law]

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The Great Galveston Hurricane

- A hurricane, formally known as a tropical cyclone, is the most dangerous storm on this planet. Hurricanes only form over warm oceans near the equator. When humid, mild air ascends, it causes less air pressure below. Because of this, other high pressure parts try to equalize pressure with the low pressure area. This air also becomes humid, and mild and rises. This cycle continues, and the water in the air makes clouds. All the clouds spin and get bigger, fueled by the ocean’s heat and water evaporating to the surface....   [tags: tropical cyclones, dangerous storms]

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Interrogating the Margins through Wordsworth’s Romanticism and Patanjali’s Yogasutra

- Interrogating the Margins- the margins that have defined perhaps divided cartographically not only the nations as a geographical entity but also as a fractured ideological entity. The codification of this kind of mental space has led to certain dominant ‘western’ discourses that have conveniently marginalized the oriental ‘Other’. This paper is an attempt to deconstruct this mystification of the west by discovering it as a fractured entity .It is an attempt not just to interrogate the margins but crossing over the margins in a quest to invent new realities, new world, new imagination where there could be hopes of no margins at all....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Western Thought]

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Determine The Best Deal Between Two Different Computers

- The extent to which a good or service is perceived by its customer to meet his or her needs or wants, measured by customer's willingness to pay for it. It commonly depends more on the customer's perception of the worth of the product than on its intrinsic value. -Marketing definition of Value (WebFinance, Inc., 2014) The only constant in computers today is their frequent and exponential change. While the form factor of a computer, whether a desktop or a laptop did not change significantly, the technology and the capability of today’s computer versus a computer from last year can be vastly different....   [tags: Customer, Needs, Wants, Value, Purchases]

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A Book’s Cover is Merely the Beginning

- If you’ve ever came to the conclusion that every “jock” you see walking the halls of Blackfoot High School is a dumb, ignorant brute, you know what a stereotype is. If anybody has ever convinced you that he who comes from the state of West Virginia has one leg shorter than the other, you know what a stereotype is. If you’ve ever driven down the road behind any gas-guzzling, mud-flipping, nineteen-eighty-something, rusty pick-up truck with a gun-rack hanging in the rear window and thought to yourself “Man… What a hillbilly…”, you know what a stereotype is....   [tags: Social Studies]

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Education: The Down Fall of the U.S.

- “Our Nation is at risk.” This was the very first line of the 1983 report from President Ronald Reagan's National Commission on Excellence in Education. The report focused on the growing concern that the American education system was in a rapid decline. With such powerful statements like "the educational foundations of our society are presently being eroded by a rising tide of mediocrity that threatens our very future as a Nation and a people" and "If an unfriendly foreign power had attempted to impose on America the mediocre educational performance that exists today, we might well have viewed it as an act of war.”, the report sent off a firestorm of reform efforts at the local, state, and fe...   [tags: Education]

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Evaluating Retail Markets in Several Small Cities

- Due to the resent desire of expanding into one of the following three cities; Ann Arbor, MI, Lincoln, NE and Madison, WI that have been chosen for possible location sites. I Regina Molel, Junior Executive of Swifts’ researched and analyzed the best possible location to start up another Swifts’ boutique, due to the request of Swifts’ CEO, Taylor Swift. At Swifts’ Boutique there will be merchandise that will appeal to those around the ages of 15-24 years old. The ideal area for the new expansion would have a larger population of teenage girls as well as younger women that are within our age range....   [tags: Retail Market Analysis]

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Classifying the Arabic Language Texts Part 1

- There are several research and procedures for classifying Arabic-language texts were based mostly on different environments and lack of dependence on a unified standard, unified data set, which led to the lack of precision in determining the most accurate technique in the classification, Arabic language processing is not saturated as that of other languages. Find the roots and stemmer of Arabic is an important phases towards conducting research on most effective applications of NLP Arabic so we have interest to apply algorithms to these phases....   [tags: standard, environment, algorithms]

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Is Recall Higher When a Cue is Prese

- Is Recall Higher When a Cue is Present Aim: The aim of the experiment is to find out whether or not recall is higher when there is a cue present Background information: Memory is the process of retaining information after the original object is no longer present. Most psychologists believe that we have two types of memory. A Long Term Memory (LTM) and a Short Term Memory (STM). The LTM can store vast amounts of information for long periods and the STM lasts for around 15-20 seconds....   [tags: Papers]

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Exploring Academic Writing in my Discipline

- Section 1: Course writing The main writing categories in my research field are presentation, research paper, paper’s review, application letter for a grant and a book. These categorized literatures include many subcategories: the writing style is changed based on the audience. When a researcher presents his/her results to the general audience, he/her will change his writing style according to its knowledge and familiarity to the topic. Also, we can find similar practice in other types of writings, except for research paper....   [tags: Writing]

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Post Traumatic Stress Dissorder and Alcoholism

- Post traumatic stress disorder is a disease that haunts our soldiers in this day and age. Even with the latest technology and treatments that our generation offers, the lasting effects that this disorder leaves veterans dealing with is so painful that many times these veterans will cope by using alcohol and later abusing it. The first step in understanding Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and alcoholism is knowing exactly what theses disorders are and how much we actually know about them. There have been several findings of diary entries that describe the symptoms of PTSD ranging from Egyptian and Greek soldiers to Henry IV....   [tags: nostalgia, anxiety, traumatic experience]

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Anglican Adherence From 1947 to 2011

- How has Anglican adherence changed from 1947 to 2011. Anglican adherence has seen a dramatic decrease from 39% in 1947 to 17.1% in 2011. Which Christian denomination had the highest percentage of adherents in 2011. In the 2011 Religious Affiliation in Australia census data, ‘Catholic’ recorded the highest percentage of adherents, at 25.3%. The 1971 Census included the option of describing yourself as having ‘no religion’ if this applied to you. Why and how has this category changed since 1947. Between 1947 and 1971, even if you did not practice your religion it was still expected that you would identify yourself as being a part of your/ your family’s religion....   [tags: religion, presbyterian, secularism]

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Hurricane Katrina: Causes, Effects, and Aftermath

- Every year many natural disasters happen around the world. In New Orleans, and several other states, a devastating hurricane struck. High speed winds and major flooding caused many people to lose their homes and even their lives. Many people have heard of hurricane Katrina, but not everybody knows what caused it and the affect it had on the United States. On early morning of August 29th, 2005 on the Gulf Shore near New Orleans, a devastating hurricane struck. It wrecked havoc, demolishing anything in its path....   [tags: natural disasters, New Orleans]

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The Individual Experience in a World of Categories

- The Individual Experience in a World of Categories Lakoff and Johnson argue for an embodied mind, saying that our categories are based on how we experience the world through our bodies. According to this theory, as a result of their different anatomies, men and women would experience the world differently and their categories would be inherently different. Also, it would be expected that all women would share the same categories. Our class and our discussions have demonstrated a diversity of opinions and methods of categorization that refute this part of Lakoff and Johnson's argument....   [tags: Sociology Sociological Essays]

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Seeing Nature Through Our Own Eyes

- Seeing Nature Through Our Own Eyes missing works cited Cultural signs and messages can be seen everywhere. Advertisements are one example of these signs and messages. All of these advertisements are made depending on what our society wants and how we view things. For example, many ads try to attract a busy, stressed out, urbanized man to a more peaceful and calm scenario by making a connection of their product to a peaceful part of nature. Since we believe that nature is peaceful and calm, we believe these products will bring us these qualities through nature....   [tags: Advertisements Advertising Essays]

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Hurricanes, Tsunamis, and Flooding

- Weather can affect agriculture in many, many different ways. From tornadoes, to tsunamis, to floods, any type of weather can and will affect agriculture. When agriculture is affected by weather conditions, not only are the crops affected, but so are the people who grow and consume them. If you think about it, that is pretty much everyone. So no matter what severe weather condition it is, everyone is going to be affected by it in some way. Hurricanes, also known as tropical cyclones, are tropical storms that can last for two or more weeks....   [tags: tsunamis, tornatoes, hurricanes]

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Longevity and Life Expectancy

- Numerous studies have been conducted on various facets of the longevity and life expectancy [estimated age of mortality] of humans. These studies include: focusing on ways the lifestyle humans abide by can alter the estimated age of mortality of a person and how said lifestyle can affect one’s quantity and quality of life, how humans can live longer [i.e. longevity], and predicting just how long someone who has succumbed to illness has left to live. Per contra, given various diseases, viruses, and dangers we as humans are exposed daily, an irrefutable day-of-death of every individual in the world is implausible to determine; until death finally succumbs....   [tags: Estimated Age of Mortality, Quality of Life]

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What is a Huricane?

- ... After the cluster of thunderstorms arrives they will break away and become better organized. It can take anywhere from hours to several days for a thunderstorm to actually turn into a hurricane. Three things must happen for a hurricane to form though. A continuous evaporation and condensation cycle must take place, patterns of winds that are characterized by the converging winds, and a difference in air pressure between the surface and high altitude. Warm and moist air from the ocean will begin to rise at rapid rates....   [tags: Weather, Cyclone, Climate]

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Biological and Chemical Weapons

- Biological & Chemical Weapons Chaos, fear, and death. Those three words are what most people’s first thoughts are when they see the destructive offspring of either Biological or Chemical Weapons. These Weapons of Mass Destruction (also known as WMD’s) are actually considered the deadliest weapons of all time to not only humans but also to other animals, and plants. Biological and Chemical Warfare has become a major threat not only to the safety to the people of America, but also on the frontlines across the world but, that in order to fix these that the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention and Chemical Weapons Convention could do is to make mandatory background checks for anyone who buy...   [tags: fear, destruction, chaos]

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Sound of Speech

- In the running of day to day life one constant aspect that holds great significance in the way we interact is speech. Speech involves the emission of a series of sounds, which have unique acoustic structure, which is made up of audible qualities over time. The human auditory system receives the segmented streams of information contained in whatever has been spoken. On receipt of the acoustic speech signal, the individual relies on their acquired knowledge on linguistics and their ability to deduce the intended message from the speech, skills which one develops from infancy (Florian, 1994)....   [tags: Structure, Audible Qualitites, Information]

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Using Clostridium botulinum as a Biological Weapon

- Fatal Dilemma: Using Clostridium botulinum as a Biological Weapon Ever since the dawn of biotechnology, the world had to face a new dilemma: bioterrorism. Using biological agents such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, etc., bioterrorism attack aims to cause illness of death in people, animals, or plants as a method of warfare. Used throughout history, biological weapon serves as a pivotal role in disarming an army. Botulism toxin, known for the most toxic substance in the biological world, has been used throughout history as a biological weapon....   [tags: Terrorism Terrorist]

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Marketing: What is Diversification?

- ... With the help of the innovative and skilled labor in collaboration with the existing technology, they can produce and develop medicines that can benefit the society. Since they already have a good brand image, consumers will easily trust and accept the new product into the market. Getting license to produce medicines tend to be difficult, with the government already satisfied with the company’s previous performance getting one would not be as difficult. Along with that since the company has its operations in several countries, they can use the raw materials and labors from different locations and establish the facility as suited....   [tags: brand image, pros and cons]

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Economic and Human Development in Global North and Global South

- The disparities between the Global North and Global South is accounted by the low level of Economic and Human development in the Global South compared to the Global North. The four underlying factors that contribute to this lack of development in the Global South are Institutions, Culture, Geography, and Imperialism/Colonialism. The Global North refers to “industrialized nations, including West Europe, North America, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand, that are part of a structurally integrated system of global capitalism”(MacLean and Wood p.245)....   [tags: North-South Gap]

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Inspiration High School Football Team in Remember the Titans

- ... He has been nominated as the Best Supporting Actor in the movie “The Postman” (1998) and came 3th place in Best Supporting Actor in “The Mothman Prophecies” (2003). Even tough he has not won many awards, he was still a really good choice. I couldn’t imagine anyone playing it better.(IMDB, 2000) Ryan Hurst was playing as the team captain who did not like the idea of being mixed with black players but changed his opinion later in the movie, he has only won a Satellite Award in the category of Best Actor in a Supporting Role in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television for “Sons of Anarchy” (2011) but he stayed in character in a all times and expressed his emotions like we were...   [tags: captain coach, award]

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