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The Dangers of Facebook, Twitter, and Instgram

- Cyber socializing is very popular among society today. It is one of the most popular ways of communicating with, says long distance relatives, but is cyber socializing really safe. These sites are used by all ages and around the world, and not always used for the right reasons. Some of the most popular websites are Facebook, twitter, and instgram. People put their lives on these sites. From pictures to every emotion or feeling they have. Not being aware of the danger the may put themselves in. There have been many cases of bullying among cyber socializing sites....   [tags: Dangers of Social Networking]

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Dangers And Dangers Of Illiteracy

- Dangers in the causes of illiteracy To be literate is to have “the ability to read, write and speak English proficiently, to compute and solve problems, and to use technology in order to become a life-long learner and to be effective in the family, in the workplace and in the community” (Roman 81). Literacy is a foundation to almost everything in daily life, from the most basic information on food labels to the most important notice on bank accounts. Reading and writing is crucial to know and useful to have....   [tags: Literacy, Information literacy, Poverty]

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The Dangers Of The Internet

- The dangers of the internet Privacy is a thing of the past because of social media and the internet. Every day millions of people fall victim to identity theft, fraud and are put in danger. This is because of how many people carelessly post all their information online as well as companies tracking it. The information that people post and companies track include locations, plans, and even addresses. This information is private yet now more than ever it is easily accessed online because of what we post and where we post it....   [tags: Identity theft, Privacy, Internet]

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The Dangers of the Internet

- It’s fantastic being able to instantly connect to the internet from anywhere. You don’t even need an old-timey computer anymore; most mobile devices can surf the web. At a glance, this seems great. Instant internet available on small devices anywhere you go. Turns out, that instant accessibility isn’t so great, it’s transforming our minds and society for the worse. One day, I stumbled across a troubling picture on the internet. At a surface level, the picture is relatively harmless. It shows a happy family of five enjoying some drinks at Starbucks while using various computer products....   [tags: Downside of Internet, 2015]

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The Dangers of Tanning

- Spring is finally here, and Spring Break and the Senior Prom are around corner. The teenagers and the college kids are planning a drive to the tanning salons or a day at the beach. The media has instilled in women that tan skin is a sign of youth and sex appeal. Some people go to the tanning salons and others spend hours outside in the sun to achieve the sun goddess look. Many don’t realize the dangers that come with the sun or a box with light bulbs that has more UVA radiation than the sun does....   [tags: Health ]

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The Dangers of CyberCrime

- To what extent should the government be protecting the public from the dangers of the Internet. The Internet has revolutionized the way people live their lives around the globe. Aside from making much of the world’s information available to the average person, it has become a large force in the world economy. The number of global Internet users is growing by large amounts every day and criminals have taken notice. Because of this growth, computer-based crimes are increasing at a substantial rate and are targeting individual consumers....   [tags: Internet Crime, Cyber Crime Essays]

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The Dangers of Smoking

- The Dangers of Smoking Smoking has a very negative impact on the health of people and causes serious long-term and short-term health problems for both the smoker and non-smoker. The act of smoking began since centuries ago. Today, many people still smoke knowing the fact that it can lead to seious heatlh problems and also possibly death. Smoking has been around since the beginning of time. It is uncertain on how the practice of smoking first came about, but it is certain that the ancient Maya and Aztec Indians of Central America did smoke tobacco....   [tags: tobacco, chewing, pipe]

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The Dangers of Panhandling

- It’s discouraging to witness a fellow human being sitting on the corner with a sign claiming to be homeless, starving, and desperate. When you witness a generous citizen hand the needy a couple dollars, hoping they fulfilled their wish of eating for the day, you experience a feeling of caring and joy. However, I have witnessed this several times, that same desperate woman on the corner in raggedy clothing and clumped hair. I felt contemplative about doing a so-called good deed until I witnessed her one night board a fairly new Jeep Liberty in a nearby parking lot....   [tags: Ethics]

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The Dangers of Fear

- The Dangers of Fear Irish Playwright, George Bernard Shaw, once said, “The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them; that's the essence of inhumanity.” Inhumanity is mankind’s worse attribute. Every so often, ordinary humans are driven to the point were they have no choice but to think of themselves. One of the most famous example used today is the Holocaust. Elie Wiesel’s memoir Night demonstrates how fear is a debilitating force that causes people to lose sight of who they once were....   [tags: Elie Wiesel, Night, Memoir, Holocaust]

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The Dangers of Consumerism

- In an article presented by Sud Jhally, “Advertising at the Edge of the Apocalypse,” he mentions that consumerism is dominating our culture and also the hazardous acts of it (2000). To analyze these dangers in our culture, I have presented an evaluation that illustrates my consumption behaviour in regards to fashion. Through this interpretation, it is hypothesized that the consumption of fashion is highly dangerous. This is seen through the influence it has on emotions, class, alienation and the difficulty in attaining an identity....   [tags: ]

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The Dangers of Pesticides

- Recent scientific evidence of pesticide-related brain disorders are reinforcing the dangers of pesticides, and providing researchers more insight into what treatment may be paramount for people who develop the disease from exposure to these chemicals. One of the most common brain disorders is Parkinson’s disease, which affects more than a million Americans. Recent investigations suggest that exposure to pesticides may increase the risk of this disease, especially those individuals with specific gene variants....   [tags: chemicals, disease, food supply]

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Dangers of Caffeine

- It is what wakes us up each day or keeps us focused. It is what drives us to go the extra mile. Caffeine is a product that is being used in all sorts of drinks ranging from colas to our early morning cup of tea. Most people whose life is always on an ever moving work pace feel it is a needed necessity to keep them going, People ranging from bcig business people to mare student. The main reason for this review is to see just how much caffeine affects the life of an average student both negative and positively and also provide a broader understanding of how it really works when we consume is as well as what it gets up to....   [tags: Health]

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Dangers of Synthetics

- These synthetic drugs are known by many different names including spice, herbal incense, synthetic cannabis, herbal smoke, and potpourri. And within each of these marketing categories there are numerous brand names like Spice, Scentsi Star, Zombie Matter, etc. They are typically sold online or in head shops--novelty stores that sell cannabis paraphernalia. The substance generally comes in foil packages with colorful designs and labels and is relatively inexpensive costing $15-25 for 1-3 gram packages....   [tags: Synthetic Drugs, Spice, Herbal Incense, Cannabis]

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The Effect on Smoking Cigarette Banned in Public

- Cigarette smoking “There Is Nothing either Good or Bad, Hard or Easy, It’s How We Choose to Think That Makes It So.” ~ William Shakespeare~ Cigarettes are drugs that have a high risk of dangerous drugs that cause the disease to the body of smokers and people who live nearby. Currently, there are many more smokers are aware of the adverse effects of smoking. But the number of smokers is still increasing. Especially worrisome and continue to cause adverse effects in both polite society and the environment....   [tags: Popularity, Dangers]

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What Are the Dangers of Paranormal Research?

- What are the dangers of paranormal research. John, being bored, turned to his good friend Charlie and asked if he might be interested in a little ghost hunt. They both agreed to travel to the nearby cemetery later that night. John had been watching a ghost hunting television series for weeks and became interested in re-searching the paranormal. John had watched ghost hunting expeditions so many times on tele-vision he thought he knew enough to go out and do it himself. So later that night John and Charlie had gone into the cemetery with their voice recorders, digital cameras, video cameras equipped with night vision, and a Ouija board....   [tags: Paranormal Research]

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Fracking : The Dangers Of Fracking

- The Dangers of Fracking Fracking is quickly becoming a debatable topic in our society today. The practice involves injecting fluid into the ground to fracture rock in order to release natural gas. It sounds like it would be a safe way to harness fuels in the earth’s surface, but it actually is a danger to our environment. Because of the dangers of fracking, what little fresh water remains on earth is being contaminated. It is also releasing toxins into the airs creating contaminated air and acid rain....   [tags: Earth, Water, Natural environment, Water resources]

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The Dangers of Pesticides in Contemporary Food

- When considering the issues surrounding foods commonly consumed today, one may conjure up images of food borne illness or starving children in a far-off Third World country. Although circumstances such as these are unfortunate, they fail to recognize the dangers developed societies face when deciding what to eat. Those living in developed nations often question where their food came from and what exactly it consists of, but rarely inquire further. These considerations are often made subconsciously, but they do begin to assess the origins of what we place inside our stomachs and the possible dangers of doing so....   [tags: Environment, health]

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The Dangers And Ignorance Of Corporate Farming

- The Dangers and Ignorance of Corporate Farming Throughout time new developments have taken a toll over our lives, but in the industry field things have taken a dramatic change, changing the farming methods used to produce. As Mark Hyman states in one of his quotes, “In the 21st century our taste buds, our brain chemistry, our biochemistry, our hormones and our kitchens have been hijacked by the food industry,” the government and industry companies have corrupted our mind set. Food, Inc., released in 2009, addresses the topic of corporate farming, and argues that the industries are producing unhealthy food for society....   [tags: Nutrition, Health, Supermarket, Grocery store]

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The Dangers of Owing Exotic Animals

- October 18th, 2011, Fifty-six exotic animals were set loose in Ohio by their private owner. In the hours that followed, according to USA news, forty-nine beautiful exotic animals were slaughtered as they ran to terrorize surrounding neighborhoods, as they attacked nearby horses, as they lunged at on-scene sheriffs, and as they ran across the highway towards freedom. Of the animals killed at the Zanesville Massacre were eighteen endangered Bengal tigers, seventeen lions, six black bears, two grizzlies, three mountain lions, two wolves, and a baboon....   [tags: diseases, safety risks]

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The Dangers And Opportunities Of The Common Core

- Brooks, J. G. and Deitz, Mary E. “The dangers and opportunities of the common core”. Educational Leadership, December 2012-January 2013. 70(4), 64-67. Jacqueline Brooks serves as Associate Professor at Hofstra University in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching. A published author and noted instructor. Mary Deitz, professor at Northwestern University. Critical Thinking and Feminist/Gender Studies are the areas in which she concentrates. Authored books, papers and articles in the area of education....   [tags: United States, Education, School, Teacher]

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The Hidden Dangers of a National Pastime

- The Hidden Dangers of a National Pastime On a typical Friday night in any town across the country you can hear the band playing the school fight song, cheerleaders cheering at the top of their lungs, parents proudly hoisting homemade posters in support of the team, and the student body feverishly rooting for their friends. There are few things that can bring a community closer than a Friday night high school football game. As the players come sprinting onto the field one has to wonder if anyone has considered the fact that head injuries, specifically concussions, have become such a danger in this game that is loved so much across America....   [tags: high school american football games]

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The Dangers Of The Online Retail Industry

- A noteworthy issue of CanGo is its need to analyze the dangers in the online retail industry. A SWOT Analysis has been demonstrated to evaluate an organizations strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in its internal and external environment. CanGo has gain a competitive advantage by establishing a high presence in the online retail industry. CanGo accomplished this sudden development from its loyal consumers with an appeal for its books, music and gaming items. Its captivating products are mainly purchased by Generation-Xers and Generation-Yers....   [tags: Strategic management, Marketing, Advertising]

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The Dangers of Imagination for the Evolution of Society

- Einstein once said, “Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.” Like many authors and inventors, Einstein relied on imagination to create new ideas and topics. For a government, putting imagination before knowledge can be fatal to the evolution of society. In order to maintain a disciplined and homogenous population, imagination must be banished. Not only do we address imagination itself, but we also need to address the roots....   [tags: knowledge, power, development]

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Dangers of Overexposure to the Sun

- Throughout history, the "ideal" image of people has changed significantly. From the white wigs of the 18th century to the blond dye of now, people have been expected to look differently over time, with different styles and fads. People have always enjoyed going to the beach and pool, spending time outside and relaxing. In recent years, however, the purpose of being outside has gone beyond just relaxing, and on to changing your image. Society has found an addiction with tanning. Everyone loves coming back from the beach with a nice, dark tan, however, they don't know the dangers entailed....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography]

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The Dangers of Genetically Modified Foods

- “We don’t want no GMOs. We don’t want no GMO’s!” This cry resounds at rallies around the nation where community advocates protest the use of genetically modified foods in the products they consume. Genetically modified foods are not a new commodity, but people have just recently become aware of the dangers of these frankenfoods. Once hailed as scientific miracle foods, these GMO’s quickly infiltrated the public diet. Also, research has revealed the threat of these foods. Though genetically modified foods (GM), offer convenience and low prices, they are dangerous to public health....   [tags: GMOs, Genetically Modified Crops]

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The Dangers of Playing American Football

- Struggling to maintain consciousness as well as retain my vision after embracing a brutal hit enforced from an opposing player really makes me question the seriousness of football related trauma. How many injuries does it take until it really matters. For me, after having experience with concussions, I came to the realization that the positive externalities of football do not make up for the numerous negative externalities. Football, as well as any other contact sport, can be very dangerous and potentially threatening to a persons overall health and future....   [tags: Sports, Concussion, Hurt]

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The Dangers Of The Shooter And The Children

- It is a sad time in American history when one can easily recount recent school shootings in their own area. This ease stems from a sharp increase in the number of firearms brought into elementary and middle schools across the country, with an intense focus on the issue beginning after the shooting of 20 children from Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut. Most school shooters are male, white, and often upper middle class. They are also more, often than not, under some type of mental stress that is causing them to create this type of violence in our communities....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Elementary school]

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The Dangers Of Tobacco And The Human Body

- The Dangers of Tobacco in the Human Body Many of us have addictions. Some may be good, some may be bad. We often like the sense of fulfillment when we give our bodies what they crave. But have we ever stopped to think about the damage we might be causing. Smoking tobacco is a very harmful addiction. Most smokers are aware of the consequences of smoking, but yet continue to do so because it 's what they like. Smoking tobacco potentially leads to a significant amount of illnesses. Harm is not only caused directly by smoking, but also from being exposed to it affecting anyone from elders, young adults, children, and infants....   [tags: Lung cancer, Smoking, Tobacco, Tobacco smoking]

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The Dangers Of The Automobile Accidents

- It is the year 2015. Technology immerses us into a pit of pleasure, ease and luxury. We are enlightened by fancy Smartphones, fast computers, and simple online shopping. At this point, the human race is striving to create or destroy anything that is willing to harm us. We are at war against ourselves and we are not taking enough action against the fatal occurrences that happen everyday. We collect data to show the safeties and dangers of activities that we participate in every day, but we continue to emerge ourselves deeper and deeper into the statistic that automobile accidents are....   [tags: Driving, Driver's license, Automobile]

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Dangers of Unlimited Access to the Internet

- Dangers of Unlimited Access “Social media websites can enrich children’s lives, but they can also be hazardous to their mental and physical health” (Hellmich). (Social media sites) “can enhance kids’ creativity and help them develop technical skills. They can also can lead to cyberbullying, depression, and exposure to inappropriate content” (Hellmich). Even if the internet can help the children of our society, parents, teachers, and principals need to look at all of the risks and decide whether kids should have unlimited access to everything that is on the internet....   [tags: children and teenagers on the web]

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Dangers of Obession in the Play Gialanella

- In 1981, Victor Gialanella adapted Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein to create a Victorian two act stage play meant to entertain the audience and spark the imagination. In his own words Gialanella claimed that Frankenstein was meant to be a fairytale, a story to be told well, not a ‘theme’; a story that, if told well, would make its themes heard in the telling. Certainly the Rome Little Theater’s Halloween production of Gialanella’s adaptation is a story told well with a message that is heard despite our preconceived notions of the tale....   [tags: theme, life, creator, friend, companion, love]

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The Use and Dangers of Social Media

- There are about one and a half billion users of social media worldwide. It can be used to meet new people, find old friends, chat the day away, join interest groups, or even to share pictures. Social networks were mostly created so people could meet and find new friends. What most users of social media don't know, are the dangers of using social media. One example is when you meet a person online, because they are not always who they say they are. If someone is not who you may think they are, who could they be....   [tags: victims, facebook, personal information]

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The Dangers And Consequences Of Risky Drinking

- Problem Statement The formative years of college are often associated with frequent drinking and partying (Champion, Lewis, & Meyers, 2015). Because 44% of college students partake in excessive alcohol consumption, universities throughout the nation have implemented programs that aim to educate students on the dangers and consequences of risky drinking (Champion, Lewis, & Meyers, 2015; Russet & Gressard, 2015). Despite the increase in alcohol education programs, excessive alcohol use is the third highest cause of lifestyle related death in the United States (Kenny & Grim, 2015)....   [tags: Alcoholism, Alcohol abuse, Education, Alcohol]

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The Dangers Of Football And Brain Disease

- Summary: The NFL has criticized researchers for several years attempting to discredit the dangers of football – related head trauma. The league has now backed out of one the biggest studies on the connection of football and brain disease. A seven – year, $16 million initiative funded out of a $30 million grant that the NFL gave to the National Institutes of Health in 2012. The NFL has stated that they have no control on how the money is used but that has changed as the league has balked at the study....   [tags: American football, National Football League]

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The Dangers Of An Individualistic Mindset

- The dangers of an individualistic mindset Today’s society face many daunting world issues from global warming to social inequality, but which of these are the most threatening in our western culture. The biggest danger we face is the source of these problems. Our issues and the solutions to these have been negatively influenced by our new age ideology. The highly individualistic nature of western culture is the greatest hindrance to our ability to solve problems as a society. Separating one’s self from the issues of their community in isolated situations would likely have little to no effect on a large population; however, when it is common practice for a large majority of society to dis...   [tags: Western culture, Western world, Capitalism]

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The Dangers of Totalitarianism: George Orwell

- Hiding in the shadows yet standing in full view, the signs of totalitarianism and the dangers that accompany it in 1984 are everywhere. Orwell is able to paint a frighteningly realistic picture of the all-consuming monster that is a totalitarian state. It tries to hide its negative traits by covering them up with promising lies that bring a good public image to the state. When a totalitarian style of government is employed, it gains control over every aspect of life for any unlucky citizen or bystander who happens to come under its reigns....   [tags: the state, thoughtcrime]

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Drugs And The Dangers Of Drugs

- Drugs. The word itself sounds dangerous. Little is it known that drugs are even more dangerous that most people can ever imagine. A complete overview and insight into the world of drugs and the dangers of illegal, addictive substances will be provided. Drugs are an evident hazard and epidemic in today’s society, so it is definitely necessary that a full point of view is apparent. From the very beginning of human history, drugs have been used for medicine and recreation, some of these recreational uses have been good while others have been lethal....   [tags: Drug addiction, Heroin, Morphine, Opioid]

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The Dangers Of Cancer And Cancer

- Many people have been affected all around the world whether it was a family member or theirs self. Cancer has been looked upon as something disastrous by today’s society. The numerous forms of cancer are sporadic and diverse. The disease requires minimum amount of effort to gain control of one’s body. The processes of how a patient comprehends with cancer treatments delivers a sorrow feeling to the patient’s family and friends; however, cancer can be treated as well as prevented through certain strategic methods....   [tags: Lung cancer, Cancer, Lung cancer surgery]

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The Dangers Of Prescription Drug Abuse

- The Dangers of Prescription Drug Abuse Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about the dangers of prescription drugs when not taken as prescribed by your physician or pharmacist. Central Idea: Prescription drugs can cause serious mental and physical health problems if they are taken incorrectly or abused. Introduction I. I want you to imagine for a minute that you are in physical or mental pain, you are struggling very bad with your school work, or that you are going through something in your personal life that is taking its toll on you....   [tags: Opioid, Morphine, Pharmacology, Drug addiction]

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The Dangers of Tanning Beds

- “One person dies of melanoma every hour (every 62 minutes)” (Polsky). People should not lie in the tanning bed. Lying in the tanning bed can cause skin cancer, can become addictive, and can damage your body. Tanning is a commonly used by Caucasian women to cause their skin tone to darken. Melanin is what gives skin its color. Naturally, when we are exposed to sun, the production of a pigment known as melanin starts which itself acts as a deterrent to the burning effects of ultra violet rays of sun (Pakhare)....   [tags: melanoma, skin cancer]

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The Dangers Of Social Media

- As the young brown eyed girl scrolled down the page her eyes began to fill with tears, rage and sorrow. Ruthless comments were made such as go kill yourself, nobody wants you on this earth and you’re just a stupid dumb little bitch. She immediately began to cry as she thought to herself how is it possible that people are allowed to do these things over the internet. It is not at all uncommon that social media can make a person go crazy, feel worthless, ashamed, and the worst of all feel suicidal....   [tags: Internet, MySpace, Facebook, IP address]

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The Dangers Of Texting And Driving

- Texting and driving in every possible way is dangerous and very irresponsible, it can also lead to losing your own life or someone else’s life. Texting while driving or even talking on the phone has become very common, but states are cracking down. As stated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than ten million drivers in the United States are using their cell phone while behind the wheel. The reaction to safety concerns , some states, municipalities and foreign countries have banned certain types of cell phone use, while driving, for example handheld cell phone use, use of wireless phones by novice, juvenile drivers or texting....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging]

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The Dangers of The Debt Ceiling

- ... If the business’ quality is being affected by government taxes, it may affect the satisfaction level of clients you were looking for, affecting profitability. Some other effects may include a reduction of reputation of a nation. If a country is continuously failing to pay its debts, other nations may begin to look down on said country. This negative view towards a country could affect how well your business does; it’s possible that potential business partners avoid you solely on the fact that the country you’re in no longer has a good reputation....   [tags: international management, hospitality, Aruba]

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The Dangers Of Underage Drinking Act

- In the United States teenagers today are exposed to different things than teenagers many years ago. Teenage alcohol consumption is one of the presiding issues. Alcohol consumption amount minors leads to a number of other issues that put our youth in danger. According to the Center of Disease Control and Prevention, “Alcohol is the most commonly used and abused drug among youth in the United States, more than tobacco and illicit drugs, and is responsible for more than 4,300 annual deaths among underage youth.”(Fact Sheets - Underage Drinking) Although teenagers do not drink as often as adults when they do consume alcohol it is usually in the form of binge drinking....   [tags: Alcohol abuse, Alcoholism, Alcoholic beverage]

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The Dangers Of The Cyber World

- In today’s society the cyber world can be difficult to understand. Many parents are unaware of all the dangers within this world of technology. Most teenagers do not understand the ramifications of their actions in the cyber world. Many people cannot understand that what happens on line can affect lives in the real world. Teenagers and parents must be aware of the consequences of on line behaviors and ways to protect them from negativity of the cyber world. Many parents believe that because teenagers are home and on their electronic devices they are not in danger....   [tags: Abuse, Bullying, MySpace, Cyber-bullying]

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The Dangers Of Texting While Driving

- In recent years, distracted driving has become a major plague that has infected our nation’s roads. Regardless of the risks, millions of people text while driving. Driving while texting or reading text messages for that matter is responsible for limitless problems. Texting while driving causes a decrease of attention once he or she looks away from the road, a distraction from the road and other motorist around them, and limited physical control over the ever changing road. Whether people believe one can safely text while driving, or just do not feel there is any danger in taking their eyes off the road does not matter....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Instant messaging]

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The Dangers Of The Assault Weapons

- The Dangers of the Assault Weapons In today’s society, it is not difficult to get access to assault weapons. In California, as well as many other states in America, obtaining a gun license is very easy: any twenty-one-year-old and above legal resident can apply for a gun license. The requirements of the gun license are: pass the written gun safety test, pass the federal background check, pay a small fee and present a valid ID. If the applicant fulfills all the requirements, then he or she can legally buy a gun from any legal vendors....   [tags: Gun, Weapon, Federal Assault Weapons Ban, Firearm]

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The Dangers Of Texting And Driving

- Texting and driving is a deadly issue in today 's generation. Using our cellphones while driving is a damaging habit among teens and adults. This habit caused many catastrophic accidents and deaths. Texting while driving has made the roads unsafe for other drivers. Many states recognize the immense threat resulting from texting and driving and have placed a ban on this epidemic. While many people realize texting and driving is hazardous others believe that the ban is useless and not strong enough of a solution....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, United States]

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The Dangers Of An Ageing Society

- The dangers of an ageing society Due to vital progress in healthcare, humans keep living longer than ever before. At the same time, a change of mentality, mostly in more developed countries, leads to shrinking numbers of childbirth. The first statement seems to be more than positive; in contrast, the decreasing number of young people is concerning. While the average age of the United Kingdom’s population was approximately 34 in 1974, it rose to 40 in 2014. People over 65 made up 18% of the population in 2014 which is an increase of 47% since 1974 (Office for National Statistics)....   [tags: Retirement, Ageing, Old age, Pension]

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The Dangers of Alcohol and Alcoholism

- “For every family that is impacted by drugs, there are another 10 to 15 families impacted by alcohol abuse. It's a pretty big deal. We have a tendency to only look at part of the puzzle.” (Kevin Lewis). As a society we tend to categorize the severity of addiction in a way that drugs are the most dangerous and alcohol being just a problem. Because alcohol addiction can be a slow progressive disease many people don’t see it in the same light as drug addiction. An addiction to drugs is seen as being a more deadly and dangerous issue then that of alcohol because a drug addiction can happen more quickly and can kill more quickly....   [tags: addiction, term paper, research paper]

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The Dangers of Illegal Butt Injections

- For generations young women have desired the beautiful physiques displayed by the stars of their era. Whether it was Marilyn Monroe in the 1950's, Pam Grier in the 70's, or Halle Berry in the late 90's and 2000's, young ladies dreamed of emulating the jaw-dropping and unbelievable figures of the Hollywood, superstar bombshells. Until now, young women's efforts to be more like the stars have been seemingly harmless. They may have tried a crazy binge diet or a "miracle pill" to give them that certain look they wanted, but in most eyes it was believed to be normal efforts to acquire "the look" of the times....   [tags: Body Image, Physique, Butt Shots]

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The Dangers of Texting While Driving

- Texting while driving is a widespread epidemic in the United States that has unfavorable effects on our society.“Driving while texting is the standard wording used for traffic violations” (Bernstein). It causes many people to be distracted which can lead to accidents. “Eighty-nine percent of people own a cell phone” (Gardner). That is a plethora of people that are at risk of texting while driving. Also, texting has increased by ten times in three years(Bernstein). “The risk of a crash for those who are texting is twenty-three point two times greater than those who are not” (Gardner).Driving drunk only makes a person seven times more likely to be in a crash (Bernstein)....   [tags: distracted driving]

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The Dangers of a Vegetarian Diet

- With the rising want for a healthier lifestyle, many people are turning towards meatless diets. Vegetarianism in particular is a popular diet used to achieve an increase in overall health. While this diet has many positive effects on an individual’s health, dangers arise when using this diet during nutritional need. In particular, a vegetarian diet without a nutritional plan during pregnancy, infancy, or childhood increases risks of many types of deficiencies leading to more serious health concerns. First, consider iron deficiency....   [tags: iron, vitamin, deficiency]

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The Dangers Of Social Networking Sites

- The Internet can be a useful and wonderful environment filled with bountiful amounts of information and yet be one of the most dangerous places in the world. Social networking sites allow us to share our lives with family and friends that we are separated from or keep up with all the latest news from anyone on our friends list. Whether we share a glimpse of our day to day lives or the entire world is updated from moment to moment all depends on what we post to the walls of our favorite social networking sites....   [tags: MySpace, Internet, Phishing, Identity theft]

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The Dangers Of Texting While Driving

- Even though it is difficult to enforce, texting while driving should be made illegal nationwide due to an increased risk of being involved in an accident and diverts attention from driving. With the substantial advancement in communication technologies, cell phones have become an important part of national culture and are being used every day by people of nearly all ages. They are utilized during dinners, watching television, school, walking and more significantly, driving. Although drunk driving, not wearing seat belts, and speeding are still prevalent issues across the globe, the usage of mobile phones are increasingly receiving attention in regards to their effect on driving performance a...   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Road safety, SMS]

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The Dangers Of Texting And Driving

- Texting and driving has become an everyday practice with the prominence of cell phones and staying social no matter what in our society. Many parents or guardians, such as my own, make their child watch videos and read articles on the dangers of texting and driving before they even get their learners permit. However, some parents create a scenario of "do as I say, not as I do" and become a bad example, lessening the seriousness of texting and driving. To combat the texting while driving trend, some states enforce laws against it....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Cellular network]

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The Dangers Of Direct And Advertising

- In the article “The Dangers of Direct-to-Consumer Advertising” the author Lori Glass writes about the current issues today regarding advertisements for prescription medication on television. Glass’s main argument is that direct-to-consumer (DTC) advertising for prescription medicine on television is harmful and manipulative to Americans. Some people would say that DTC advertisements aren’t harmful just simply made to inform people about drugs that are out there that could help with their current medical problem and what better way to do it than on television that millions of Americans watch daily....   [tags: Advertising, Pharmacology, United States, Emotion]

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The Dangers Of Social Networking Sites

- Social Networking Sites are one of the most common hobby or a way of communicating in the 21st century. It used to be one of the best ways to keep in touch with friends, families, or even make new friends. But nowadays there are numerous predators abusing Social Network Service to hunt down their victims and are influencing a way of communication skills. Thus, Social Network Sites is doing more harm than good in this generation especially to children. 10 years ago teenagers used SNS to interact, communicate, and upload their personal status to feel connected with others....   [tags: Social network service, Facebook, Communication]

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Coal And The Dangers Of Mining

- This article is about coal and the dangers of mining and using this natural resource. The article states that coal is used in production of half of the electricity that Americans utilize. Coal is a cheap form of natural resource and was once a growing industry, but now due to the fear of climate change and the effects on the environment it is slowly declining. There are now so many regulations attached to mining coal that many coal plants have shut down and left thousands out of work. Coal mining is a very dangerous job and leads to many deaths throughout the years....   [tags: Natural environment, Biodiversity, Ecology]

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The Dangers Of Genetically Modified Foods

- The Dangers of Genetically Modified Foods on Earth’s Environment, Our Health, and Society as a Whole Genetically Modified Foods or also known as GMOs, are organisms that have been genetically altered from its natural occurring original state in a laboratory setting. This is different from selective breeding, which is the breeding and growing of crops with these genes and characteristics already in existence. Genetically Modifies crops are inserted with genes that would otherwise remain foreign to these crops and organisms....   [tags: Genetically modified food]

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The Dangers Of Student Drug Testing

- The Dangers of Student Drug Testing The United States Supreme Court ruled, in a 5-to-4 decision, that public schools have the right to randomly drug test students participating in extracurricular activities (Knight & Mears, 2007). Those that support random drug testing say that the threat of being selected for random testing deters students from using drugs (Pediatricians oppose, 2015). However, investigators have recorded similar drug use rates in schools with and without drug-testing policies....   [tags: Drug test, Drug addiction, Medicine, High school]

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The Dangers Of Owning A Motorcycle

- For young teens and some adults, they find owning a motorcycle as an ideal form of transportation. Speed, Low gas costs, and entertainment all can catch an eye for some one out in the market looking to purchase a vehicle and leaning towards a motorcycle. What people don’t realize though is motorcycles can be more of a problem then convenient; Have you ever thought about the higher risks with owning and driving a bike. People also start to become addicted to the life of owning a bike, like the adrenaline rush they get when their hitting high speeds and how they are one with the outside world as they travel through traffic....   [tags: Automobile, English-language films, Speed]

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The Dangers Of National Football League

- Throughout the course of the years football has been a widely known sport that has captivated the attention of several viewers. Yet, audiences are oblivious to the actual dangers of American football. National football league players are susceptible to brain trauma as a result of the menacing plays that occur during the game. Despite the fact that the National Football League has attempted to donate millions in hopes of making the negative side comments and lawsuits disappear, it cannot dismiss the fact that it is utterly responsible for the catastrophic injuries that football players have had to endure....   [tags: National Football League, American football]

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The Dangers Of Drug Abuse

- “We need never be hopeless, because we can never be irreparably broken. We think that we are invincible because we are” (Green, 2005). Drugs such as painkillers and methamphetamines can and will break you. The harmful effects that these drugs contain are life threatening and dangerous. Drug abuse can ruin families and can ruin the way one feels about his/her self. Children nowadays are not being taught about the dangers that drug abuse can have on them. Parents are sugar coating them and making them seem more innocent than what they actually are....   [tags: Drug addiction, Drug, Addiction, Drug abuse]

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The Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields

- The dangers of the electromagnetic can be low on danger and high on danger. Depending on the amount of how much the body absorbs verifies the lethality of the EMFs. Humans are extremely sensitive to EMFs. Yes if a person absorbs too much energy it can lead potential to death, but if they absorb small portions it can lead can lead to nausea, paranoia, and many more small affects. The US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has issued cautionary advisories on EMFs. Everyone is exposed to EMFs; they come in forms such as from power lines, basements, cell phones, or even x-rays and other medical equipment....   [tags: Health ]

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The Dangers of Smokeless Tobacco

- ... Tooth decay is another big side effect of using smokeless tobacco. “Sugar is added to enhance the flavor of smokeless tobacco, increasing the risk for tooth decay” (“It May Be Smokeless” 2). The sugar found in smokeless tobacco chemically reacts with the bacteria naturally found on teeth, causing them to slowly decay. Other very common traits that smokeless tobacco users have are bad breath, tooth discoloration, and sensitive teeth; all of these effects are very common in abusive users and can be permanent if not cared for....   [tags: chew, cigarettes, health]

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The Dangers Of Distracted Driving

- The Dangers of Distracted Driving There are approximately 5,400 deaths per year that are linked to distracted driving, and thousands more were injured. (U.S. Department of Labor). Those fatalities are our neighbors, close friends, and even family. How can we prevent this from being so prominent. How can we make the roads a safe place to be again. These questions have many different answers, but many prove to be un-effective. I believe that the best and only way to resolve this issue is to implement tougher laws on cell-phone use in vehicles, and educate our youth to the best of our abilities on the dangers of distracted driving....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, The Road, Driving]

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The Dangers Of E Cigarettes

- E-cigarettes have been around for up to 10 years, and have only grown in popularity since then. Because of this rapid growth in popularity, there 's been controversy about whether or not they 're safe. Extending from their unknown risk, is the situation about whether or not they should be allowed in public, as well as the fact that they don 't have much if any restrictions legally. E-cigarettes should be allowed in public, and while some restrictions are deemed necessary, they are much safer than tobacco cigarettes and shouldn 't be viewed as the same thing....   [tags: Cigarette, Tobacco, Nicotine, Smoking]

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Dangers of Texting While Driving

- Samantha is on her way home from work, driving 55 mph, and her husband texts her to see if she can pick up some milk from the grocery store for supper. She grabs her phone and reads the message. She looks up at the road before she replies to him and she is head on with another car 10 feet away from her, she slams on the breaks and swerves to try to miss the car. She rolls her car three times, landing in the ditch, where the car is upside down. The gentlemen in the other car calls 911. Police, ambulance, and fire trucks show up at the scene....   [tags: Traffic Laws, Car Accidents]

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Dangers of Social Networking Sites

- Dangers of Social Networking In increasing numbers children are living in a social world “without boundaries” surrounded by dangers (Fodeman). Technology has become a gateway to a new world of socializing. As technology grows it seems as if all boundaries of cause and effect, problem and consequence has been removed from sight and mind. Online communication sites offer quick information and easy contact with friends and family. They also are perfect for advertising because it is cheaper and much quicker than printing....   [tags: bullying, bullied]

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The Dangers Of Genetic Research

- Genetic research is a major, upcoming field of study. Its promise in the areas of early diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and cures for many diseases, syndromes, and disorders is staggering. However, genetic research is a highly controversial issue. For some, despite the countless benefits, there are dangers and issues with the study. Many of the issues brought up have already been overcome, and the others are mere risks that occur with any scientific research. With that being said, genetic research is the path of the future and is a possible answer to many of our medical questions today....   [tags: Genetics, Gene, Human genome, DNA]

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Dangers Of Driving While Texting

- Dangers of Driving While Texting At any given moment, one in five drivers around are texting on their phone while driving(Scholastic Action 2010). Cell phones have created a huge problem in America. Nearly 100 percent of vehicles have a cell phone in the car while driving, often times in arms reach. Crashes caused by distracted drives kill thousands of innocent people every year. In todays society Americans cannot go without a cell phone for several minutes. For instance in classes many students are on their phone before class starts....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Cellular network]

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Dangers Of Smoking And Smoking

- Dangers of Smoking One of the biggest problems that people are faced with on a day-to-day basis is cigarette smoke. The sole cause for 480,000 deaths each year just in the United States is accredit to cigarettes(CDC). For a lot of the smokers the habit of smoking happens to assist them when under stress and dealing with issues that are unmanageable. Some smoke to appeal to their peers or simply because it “feels good.” Smoking one cigarette can lead to a major addiction. The effects of smoking hurt oneself and those amongst us....   [tags: Cigarette, Smoking, Tobacco smoking, Tobacco]

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Dangers of Texting and Driving

- In today's technology driven world, we are constantly distracted with electronic devices such as a laptop or television or even our phones. These technological devices, while a helpful aid in our daily lives, serve as a dangerous distraction for us and those who surround us. In his piece, “Attention Deficit: The Brain Syndrome of Our Era”, Richard Restak describes the dangers of how these devices are causing for an increase in distractions in our every day lives. He also concluded that technology has caused for our attention and focus to be split beyond what is necessary in order for people to be totally safe....   [tags: technology, distraction, cell phone, safety]

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The Dangers Of Police Violence

- Gone are the days of Andy Griffin and Barney Fife type of policing where either they didn’t carry a gun or carried a gun with the bullet in the shirt pocket. Those were the times when crime was low or almost nonexistent. A time when people didn’t have to lock the doors on their homes or cars. Currently, society seems to be going back to the western days, when almost everyone carried a gun and was prepared to use it if necessary. Presently, police are being hunted like animals in the woods and killed by crazed gunman sometimes for unknown reasons....   [tags: Police, Crime, Illegal drug trade]

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Dangers Of Excessive Alcohol Consumption

- Dangers of Excessive Alcohol Consumption Alcohol consumption is extremely popular, especially among young adults. The University of Michigan did a survey on the trend of alcohol in young adults, “Most important, perhaps, is the prevalence of occasions of heavy drinking—five or more drinks in a row at least once in the prior two-week period—which was reported by 8% of 8th graders, 18% of 10th graders, 25% of 12th graders, and 37% of college students and young adults surveyed in 2009” (“Trends”).The time a person first begins drinking alcohol may differ however, this act seems to become extremely popular during high school and college years....   [tags: Alcoholic beverage, Alcohol, Alcoholism]

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Carpentry And Dangers Of Carpentry

- Diverse Carpentry and Dangers Carpentry has been around for centuries, even way back to the neolithic period when domestication of animals and crops had been underway. (Violatti 2014). Through the centuries it has evolved just like the materials, tools and carpenters have. Despite what most people think carpentry is dangerous, and it is more than just building constructions out of wood, there 's more to the profession and different types of carpenters like residential, commercial, and industrial....   [tags: Occupational safety and health, Construction]

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The Dangers Of Global Warming

- The Dangers of Global Warming Why do global warming happens. Global warming started around 1915, there is no observable evidence of anthropogenic carbon dioxide emission base. There are many causes of global warming that are becoming very dangerous to the human society. The reason global warming start was because of the gases from the greenhouses emitted by humans. Throughout the years it has interfere with Earth’s atmosphere. Global warming has caused major problems like climate changes, health problems, and animal endangerment....   [tags: Global warming, Carbon dioxide, Methane, Earth]

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The Dangers Of Global Warming

- The Dangers of Global Warming Why does global warming happen. Global warming started around 1915, there is no observable evidence of anthropogenic carbon dioxide emission base. There are many causes of global warming that are becoming very dangerous to the human society. The reason global warming started was the gases from the greenhouses being emitted by humans. Throughout the years, it has interfered with Earth’s atmosphere. Global warming has caused major problems like climate changes, health problems, and animal endangerment....   [tags: Global warming, Carbon dioxide, Methane, Earth]

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The Dangers Behind Substance Abuse

- Genaviv Alcantara Mr. Russell English I 13 May 2016 The Dangers behind Substance Abuse Each year in America, 470,000 more people die of drug over dose than of murder (FBI). This statistic shows the lack of self-control in situations, and leaves one confused about their own lives and decisions. Drug abuse is not addiction, it is misusing the medical advances made to enhance health, wellness and daily life. This misunderstanding of drugs leads to intake for self-indulgence and leaves an individual to use drugs in reducing stress, agony, boredom, and peer pressure....   [tags: Drug addiction, Addiction, Drug abuse, Drugs]

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