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The Downside of Technology

- In this day and age, where our whole life and practices are dominated by technology, it’s imperative that we learn to use these innovations without letting it harm us. Most people would agree that technology has made our lives a bit more relaxing and very easy to live. These newer technological innovations have helped us to accomplish task that we were not able to do in the past. Now, to write all the positive things about technology will take a long list, but us humans tend to forget with these positive impacts technology can effect us in negative way as well....   [tags: Anti Technology ]

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The Downside of Social Media and Technology

- As children of the 90’s, and previously, we spent childhood days outside discovering things in the woods and exploring everything we could. With minds full of ideas and with our imaginations running wild, we were engineers of possibilities. Days were passed playing make-believe and running amuck with friends. Time passed slowly and enjoyment came from the friends we shared our imaginings with. This pure creation has taken a nose dive over the past generations. Imagination is slowly being snuffed out by technology....   [tags: social issues, children of the 90s]

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The Downside of Student Employment

- The Downside of Student Employment       In the last thirty years there has been a significant change in the adolescent experience in the United States. The teenagers of today have jobs. While the teenagers of yesteryear had occasional jobs like baby-sitting and yard work or summer jobs at the pool or on the farm, today’s teenagers have employment during the school year that requires a substantial investment of time. In the past, teenagers were either workers or students; working students usually dropped out of school....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]

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The Downside to Standardized Testing

- The Downside to Standardized Testing After 1965, preparation for mandatory standardized testing began to take over traditional teaching techniques and curriculum plans in the classroom. These tests are designed to measure a student's skill level in relation to other students who take the same test. Schools are being transformed "from centers of learning to centers of test preparation."(Wetzel,Bill) Teaching to the test has caused an uproar between teachers, students, and administrators globally, nationally, state-wide, and locally....   [tags: Standardized Testing Essays]

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Downside of Technology Use

- Technology has been a part of the human race since the very beginning. We are all always looking for an easier way to accomplish something. In the last 200 years technology has made several Improvements. With all the advances technology has it has become important in almost every aspect of our lives. We use technology in education, communication, organization, banking and recreation. Most people do not realize how much they depend on technology to get through every day life but every thing is now hedged on it....   [tags: Distraction, Risks]

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Marriage and Relationships - The Downside of Living Together

- The Downside of Living Together   More and more couples today live together or "play house" before taking the matrimonial plunge. Living together before marriage has become so popular that approximately half the couples in America participate in this activity (Gorrell 16). Some couples choose to live together to test their compatibility and possibly avoid an unsuccessful marriage. With the number of marriages ending in divorce these days, it sounds reasonable that many couples want to give marriage a trial run before making any formal commitment....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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The Downside to Land Use and Urban Development

- The Downside to Land Use and Urban Development   Excessive land use and urban development are a problem, because it causes pollution and it robs animals of their homes.  When man extends his boundaries into nature, nature has no choice but to go somewhere else.  Expansion and population are the cause of this environmental problem.  I propose to set a standard for land development for every city.  In that I also propose that each city should impose a set number of persons to live in that city.  Each city must impose stricter guidelines for waste management.  Finally I propose that the city set limits for development, and expansion....   [tags: Environment Environmental Pollution Preservation]

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The Downside of Facebook

- While social media has made connecting and communicating with anyone at any time as easy as pie, it also has altered teen’s social skills and behaviors. Sites such as Facebook, Twitter and MySpace have proven to be great tools to expedite the development of empathy, encourage task-switching or even bring somewhat shy individuals a little more out of their shells. However, social media sites have also fostered a host of psychological and behavioral problems. “Cognitive development is still maturing during the teen years and the introduction of these types of online outlets can act as a platform for teenagers to speak their minds without facing peers directly,” said Amy Grosso, PhD, a counselo...   [tags: Social Networking, Social Network]

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The Downside of Cheating

- Stanford University’s mechanical engineer David L. Jaffe and Professor Drew Nelson discovered that while about 20% of college students admitted to cheating in high school during the 1940s, today between 75 and 85 percent of college students surveyed each year reported having cheated in high school. (Jaffe, David L and Nelson, Professor Drew) Why do people cheat. The most dominant reason people cheat on tests is that they did not study. Some people think for them to pass they have to cheat; it is the only way out....   [tags: education, dishonesty]

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The Downside of Bitcoins

- Imagine a world where there are no banks or even a need for wallets. This may sound like a nice freedom at first until illegal activities sky rocket; including the drug and sex trade. The economy will crash and millions of people will be left high and dry with a worthless currency. This type of chaos will not only devastate the United States but will also be seen world wide. With the way technology has been advancing this could be a very plausible future, thanks to Bitcoins. Bitcoins are a new form of digital currency in which the consumer uses and stores all of their money on a computer....   [tags: Bitcoins Essays]

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The Downside to Mississippi

- ... It has been suggested that this is a legacy from slavery due to thousands of slaves put in a small area as labor for the huge cotton plantations. People live in old homes that have holes in the wall and floors. Up through the 1960’s many of the homes didn’t have running water, electricity, or indoor toilets. Though much of this has changed, sadly some still live in utter poverty. Unemployment in Mississippi is too high and it’s even higher in the Delta among young black males. Though there has been some industrialization in the catfish industry, they face competition from overseas....   [tags: poverty, unemployment, obesity]

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Technology?s Downside

- There is no doubt that technology has played a major roll in many people’s lives today. It has affected the way we perform our daily routine, communicate with people, and just about anything else that is done in a day and night. But most of the technology we have is thought of as a good thing. Actually it is not a positive for our world, its is bad for us. In the early days many people would have to get together to communicate and interact among each other. Today all we do is log onto our computers and interact in a cyber chat....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Downside of Ambition Explored in Macbeth

- Macbeth is a play written by Shakespeare that is set in eleventh century Scotland. It details the life of the Macbeth, a brave and noble man who is described as ‘Bellona’s bridegroom’ (1.3.54), specifically the events after he meets three supernatural creatures who tell him about his fate. The reader should see Macbeth as a great man whose ambition for security leads to his downfall. Ambitions and manipulation from his wife cause him to commit Duncan’s murder, but this particular murder does not relate to Macbeth’s downfall....   [tags: Downfall of Macbeth]

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The Downside of Genetically Modified Organisms

- Although having seeds that can thrive in extreme environments may sound like a good idea, the side effects may change one’s opinion. GMO’s aren’t as good as they seem because they may contain a high level of allergens, they have killed and deformed some test subjects, and they haven’t had as strict tests as they should. Because these products do not have a designated label explaining what they contain, a high level of allergens can cause serious problems with some people when they ingest them unknowingly....   [tags: Genetic Engineering ]

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The Downside of Unemployment Insurance

- When someone becomes unemployed they automatically turn to unemployment insurance. People who are unemployed think that filing for unemployment insurance is a good way to solve your problems. The money used for unemployment insurance should be put to better use by fixing roads and saving schools. Unemployment insurance is a unique federal-state program, which is financed by unemployment program tax contributions from employers (Workforce and Economic Development). Most people do not know that there are different types of unemployment....   [tags: Economics, Unemployment Essays]

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The Downside of Social Media

- We live in a world with technology that enables us to be in contact with everyone we know, as well as everyone we have met along the way. This technology that has the potential to bring us together often causes people to become more disconnected with the people around them. We live in a world where if you don't have a Facebook account you might as well not exist. Many people don't even think about telling you face to face about an event that is happening because they would rather send you an invitation online or through a text message....   [tags: Facebook Twitter YouTube Essays]

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The Dreary Downside of Dreams

- The elusive American Dream is something that people began pursuing before there was even an America. There is something in human nature driving us towards the unknown in order to provide a life for us that is free of strife and hardship. Throughout American history, one can find examples of success through adventure. However, often the stories of failures brought about by pursuing the American Dream are often left untold. While there are many differences between the time periods and characters, A Raisin in the Sun and The Pastures of Heaven demonstrate the perils of becoming too focused on the American Dream (or an aspect of it) and the great tragedy that could ensue as a result of the Ameri...   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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The Downside of Bottled Water

- Choosing to drink bottled water over soda or juice is widely known to be a great choice for your health. Water is a natural non-calorie drink with no sugar, sodium, or fat and many people prefer the taste and convenience of bottled water. But this choice of bottled water still damagingly impacts Earth in many ways. Municipal (tap) water should be the first choice for Americans when they want a drink of water, however, marketing schemes have convinced Americans that bottled water is the purer and more healthful option....   [tags: Contamination, Environmental Impact]

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The Downside to Credit Cards

- When it comes to learning about credit cards, most people do not expect to hear that it can effect a persons overall emotion and wellbeing. By having a credit card close at hand people are able to spend money knowingly but do not realize the implications from their choices. They make decisions that they would not have made otherwise if the consumer paid in cash or the full amount up front on the credited bill. Researcher Greg Davies wrote a paper on the overall behavior of human emotion when it comes to consumer goods....   [tags: financial problems, ignorance of guidelineS]

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The Downside of War in Kurt Vonnegut Jr.'s Slaughter House Five

- The Downside of War in Kurt Vonnegut Jr.'s Slaughter House Five Many people view soldiers in war to have nothing more than a duty that they must perform; so they see war as being outrageous or ridiculous. In the novel Slaughter House Five (1968),written by Kurt Vonnegut Jr., Billy Pilgrim, who is a soldier in World War II, is captured and becomes a prisoner of war. Billy is seen as the protagonist. He is moved to various prison camps until he finally ends up in Dresden. Dresden is bombed and leads to the freedom of Billy Pilgrim....   [tags: Slaughterhouse-Five Essays]

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The Unexpected Downside of Science Explored in Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

- The Unexpected Downside of Science Explored in Aldous Huxley's Brave New World Since the first day that humans were put on this earth, they have been curious and have searched for ways to become more efficient. Throughout the years they have created tools to better serve them, created clothing to keep them warm, built homes to protect them from the elements, and produced transportation methods to transport them across the world. In Aldous Huxley's Brave New World (1932), the human race has evolved to being extremely efficient in everything that they do....   [tags: Brave New World Aldous Huxley]

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Killing the Whales

- In 1986, The International Whaling Commission (IWC) implemented a moratorium to stop commercial whaling. Many people believe that this would save the whales and end forever the industrial slaughter that had decimated the many different species. Being an animal lover and just getting back from Florida for over a year, I realized how beautiful and important the ocean and the animals that live in it are. In Florida I saw many different types of ocean species, but I have never seen a whale in real life....   [tags: Downside of Whaling]

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Cyberbullying, the Downside of Social Media

- “Every child on Facebook likely has a bullying story, whether as the victim, bully or as a witness.” – National Bullying Prevention Center As technology as progressed over the years so to has society with it. The use of technology has infiltrated and changed society in an endless number of ways and it only continues to grow. The interesting thing about the advances of technology and their impacts on society are the ways that they adapt to a common facet of human society and evolve it. One of the biggest issue that this idea applies to is bullying....   [tags: Social Networking, Facebook 2014]

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The Downside of Social Media

- It comes as no surprise that as social media has grown and expanded into such a major aspect of our society that company’s and businesses have begun to use people’s social media accounts as a determining factor as to whether a person gets hired for a job or is allowed to keep their job. Running background checks on employee and job applicants’ social media accounts have become a part of the business world. This practice allows companies and business to determine whether their job applicant or current employee is living up to the standards that the company expects them to....   [tags: Social Networking, Facebook 2014]

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Downside of Technology Exposed in Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury

- Not only do people want to keep to themselves, they also seem to be fond of hurting each other. In the book Fahrenheit 451, everyone is supposed to be the same. Nobody is supposed to be smarter. There are firemen that burn any books that are found. There is a fireman named Guy Montag who questions these rules. He rebels and joins a group of people that feel the same way. The lack of communication and interaction has caused people to become insensitive, uncaring and unkind to each other. People are more interested in using technology than in learning and interacting....   [tags: Farenheit 451 Essays]

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Downside of Technology Exposed in Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury

- Technology; the use of science in industry, engineering, etc., to invent useful things or to solve problems. It is amazing how technologies significantly affect human as well as other animal species' ability to control and adapt to their natural environments. It affected us so much we use technology for alternatives uses; Entertainment. However, can it improve the human conditions or worsen it. In the book, Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury describes the negative ways of how technology could ruin our lives in alternative ways....   [tags: Farenheit 451 Essays]

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Downside of Technology Exposed in Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury

- Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 accurately portrays a world in which addictive technologies desensitize society and as a result, make them more prone towards inappropriate behaviors. In today’s society, highly addicting video games involving strong violence and language, explicit sexuality and crime often lead to inappropriate behaviors. Role playing games or RPGs allow us to step into a virtual world, cutting ourselves off from worldly distractions. Nowadays, the age range for people who play these extremely graphic games are anywhere from six to eighteen and are surprisingly hazardous to young children’s health....   [tags: Farenheit 451 Essays]

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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 Downside of Technology Exposed in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World

- Brave New World illustrates a utopian societie; however, the utopia Brave New World attempts to create is primarily governed by technological progress. The novel shows that an obsession with technological progress creates a dystopic society. Aldous Huxley’s novel Brave New World illustrates a utopian society; however, the utopia that Brave New World attempts to create is predominantly governed by technological progress. Throughout the novel, Aldous Huxley shows that an obsession with technological progress creates a flawed and dystopic society....   [tags: Brave New World Essays]

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Benefits and Downsides to the Double Gloving System

- ... Perhaps the incidence of nosocomial infections could be reduced if double-gloving were a requirement in healthcare settings. In the operating room (OR), double-gloving has been shown to provide superior protection against potential exposure to blood-borne pathogens [2]. Breaking the barrier between an OR nurses’ hands and the external environment was shown to occur in 8.9% of cases in one study in which single-gloving was practiced during surgical procedures [2]. Remarkably, in the same study, it was shown that when double-gloving was practiced, there was not a single case of both layers of gloves being perforated [2]....   [tags: pathogens, perforations, sensitivity]

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Cell Phones: The Psychological Upsides and Downsides

- In 2010, there was an estimated 5.3 billion cell phone users in the world. With that many people using this technology, people began to weigh the risks and benefits. While there are many advantages of owning and using a cell phone, there are also many disadvantages. There are many reasons why people choose to use cell phones. It makes it easier to access social media sites, gives in to impulsivity, the need to belong, and boosts self-esteem. Most teenagers find cell phones critical to preserving their social lives and staying in touch (Abel 102)....   [tags: cell, phones, monitoring, stress]

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Food Irradiation

- Radioactive isotopes are atoms with unstable nuclei that can either occur naturally or by scientists in labs. Radioisotopes have a huge and important effect on the technologies that provide us with food, water and good health. Scientists, doctors and even people everywhere have always struggled with food poisoning and food spoilage because of the insects, fungi or bacteria that can cause human disease or cause food to spoil. Food irradiation is the process in which food is made food safer and more resistant to spoilage allowing it to have a longer shelf life and to be in better condition since it kills disease-causing organisms and slows or eliminates those that cause spoilage leading to it...   [tags: Radioisotopes, Benefits, Downsides]

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Growing a Future

- About seven years ago a documentary called King Corn hit the media about showing the factors in industrial farming downsides. Throughout the film, the two main participants Curt Ellis and Ian Cheney produce tomatoes in the back of a 1986 Dodge Ram will soil. This project was known as "Truck Farm", while demonstrating a creative approach to growing a garden in a non-desirable place the two friends drove this farm to different neighborhoods in urban areas so kids could have a hands on experience to see how food grows and to open their eyes to new ideas in farming (   [tags: INdustrial Farming Downsides, King Corn]

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Legal Issues in Reduction of Force Simulation, FastServe Inc.

- Legal Issues in Reduction of Force Simulation, FastServe Inc. FastServe Inc. is a $25 million, 350-person strong company involved in the direct marketing of branded sports apparel. To focus exclusively on America's sport-crazy Generation Y segment, FastServe opened up two online marketing and distribution channels: and for boys and girls respectively. Ten percent of the workforce was moved to manage the online distribution. Soon after the Web sites went live, technology began to pose problems for FastServe....   [tags: Layoff Downsize Firing]

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A Guide to a Church Building

- A Guide to a Church Building The church of Downside Abbey, otherwise known as the basilica of Saint Gregory, is the largest of the neo-gothic style churches built after the reformation. The church was constructed in three stages under the designs of different architects: the transept in 1882 by Dunn and Hansom, the choir in 1905 by Garner and the nave in 1925 by Scott. Central to the life of any Monastic community, the Abbey serves both the monastery and also the school that bears its name being home to around 50 monks of the Benedictine order....   [tags: Papers]

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How does forward contract valuation differ from futures contract valuation?

- A. How does forward contract valuation differ from futures contract valuation? Futures and forward contracts are viewed as derivative contracts because their values are derived from an underlying asset. The forward contract is an agreement between two parties, which are buyer and seller and they must fulfil their contractual obligations at a price established at the beginning upon the expiration date, the buyer must pay the agreed price to the seller and the seller must deliver the underlying asset to the buyer....   [tags: Finance]

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The Use of Punishment

- What conditions, if any, do you think justify the use of punishment. On the job punishment as illustrated in this case incident is a bit over the top. However, job punishment is justified in some cases. The use of punishment would be justified in cases of deviant workplace behavior (29) as well as fraud, unethical behavior, drug use, and tardiness or absenteeism. The type of punishment justified would vary depending upon the offense. In the case of an employee using drugs or drunk on the job, an appropriate punishment may be job suspension and enrollment in some type of rehabilitation program....   [tags: Justufucations, Positive Reinforcement]

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Response and Summary to the Article “Hot, Flat, and Crowded”

- First of all Tomas Friedman is trying to say that giving energy and giving the ability to produce energy independently in Africa would end many problems. With Africa producing energy independently that would end the ressecion and Africa’s poverty, both normal and energy poverty. Bringing energy to Africa would not end every problem but it would be the first step. Mr. Friedman is saying that none of the problems can be solved in Africa if there isn’t even any power. He’s also saying that not only does Africa have no power, but they also don’t have the ability to continue to produce power even if they were started up....   [tags: "Hot, Flat, and Crowded", Africa, foreign aid,]

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Bronchitis Treatments & Remedies for Acute and Chronic Bronchitis

- The lung disease, Chronic Bronchitis, is a fairly common disease found in smokers and patients who inhale a large amount of smoke. Booth Bronchitis and Chronic Bronchitis can go away with time("Bronchitis Treatments & Remedies for Acute and Chronic Bronchitis."). Other measurers in which you can speed the process of healing is plenty of rest, staying hydrated, and avoiding smoke. To treat and Chronic Bronchitis a cough suppressant and antibiotics are necessary. The treatment for Chronic Bronchitis is functional in the sense that antibiotics usually have a high success rate and the cough suppressant will take away the painful cough and limit the amount of phlegm exiting the body through coug...   [tags: lung disease, bronchitis, smoke]

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Summative Versus Formative Assessments

- ... Which could be a problem if the majority of the students are below where they should be. The next form of summative test is the criteria referenced. This type of test measures a students learning to a predetermined standard. A great advantage this type of test has individual results and it leaves the teacher and the student knowing exactly where the student stands and what needs to be worked on. This type of test is great for measuring a specific topic and the topics that are being tested are stated very clearly....   [tags: referenced, formal, homework]

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Network Intrusion Detection and Prevention

- There are a few different types of Intrusion Detection and Prevention systems and techniques out on the market today. I will go over some of the standards used to help secure businesses and data all over the world. First there is the term passive and active security, passive security is like a firewall and blocks attacks based on rules, settings, or an internet content filter that blocks malicious web sites. Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) is a device that uses active security; this can detect an attack as it occurs....   [tags: Computer Networking]

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Effective Use of Technology by Terrorists

- The magnitude of terrorist activity in today's world is in large part due to the technological tools available to everyone. Even though you may not believe so, by doing these acts of terrorism, it can cause the market to change or even have a more clear effect on your life like the death of a loved one, or one of your loved ones being injured. With all of that being said, there is one important thing that helps them accomplish these goals. That one important thing is technology. Technology all around the world is used for good and helps us accomplish tasks we could not do without technology....   [tags: Terrorism Essays]

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The Benefits of Offshore Outsourcing

- If offshore outsourcing has such a negative impact on the economy, then why are businesses practicing it. Is it just because of greed. Actually, offshore outsourcing can promote economic growth in some ways. First off, what exactly is offshore outsourcing. Simply put, offshore outsourcing is a business tactic where a company sends a part of their service to another country to be run by a different company. Offshore outsourcing has been seen as a negative business tactic. However, it affects the economy in some positive ways, such as it fuels business competition, it helps business growth, and it opens up new and different types of jobs....   [tags: business, Globalization]

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HTC EVO: The First of Its Kind

- Cellular phone technology has increased dramatically over the last ten years. They started with the basic idea of calling people and now cell phones have an endless amount of possibilities. Since cell phones can do so many things, buying one can be a rather difficult task. If you are choosing a phone on the Sprint cell phone network, the HTC EVO 4G is one of their top rated phones. With that being said, is the HTC EVO 4G the right smart phone for you. The HTC EVO is a smart phone on the Sprint cell phone network....   [tags: Product Review ]

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Sin Cannot Be the Long-Term Plan

- The “sin tax” includes goods such as alcohol and tobacco. Sin taxes are “taxes on commodities and activities which the society finds to be harmful” (Newman. 2003, Section IIB, para. 1). “Sin taxes” have been used to help change or curb unhealthy habits in society, and have also been used as a quick source of income when governments are in need. Not all Americans smoke and drink alcohol, but every American that desires health care (and is willing to pay for it) should be afforded the right to have health care....   [tags: Alcohol, Tobacco, Taxes]

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The Expo 2020 in Dubai: ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’

- World Expos hold as a meeting point for people all over the world, where innovative ideas are shared and improve on issues that are internationally important, such as the global economy, or even an enhanced life for the world’s population. Expo 2020, which will be held in the heart of Dubai, will be one big step towards efficient development. The Expo will be held in the name of ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future.’ Their goal is to connect people and innovative ideas, leading the people of the world towards a better tomorrow....   [tags: world expos, global economy]

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The Obama Fiscal Challenges

- During president Obama’s first term presidency, he created the bipartisan national commission on the fiscal responsibility and reform to address out nations fiscal challenges. The duty of the commission is to identify policies that will improve the fiscal situation in short term and sustaining it over long run. The commission is designed to balance the budget issue, including changes to the growth of entitlement spending and the gap between the projected revenues and expenditures of the United States government....   [tags: budget, spending, revenue]

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Wired or Wireless: What Should You Buy?

- ... Let’s take a closer look at each one. Wired: Best Sound Quality Most audiophiles swear by wired headphones. According to experts, these provide the best and most reliable sound quality. This is because you don’t have to deal with outside factors that might affect the seamless performance of the device, like signal interference, Wi-Fi or battery performance. One of the most notable benefits of using wired headphones is you don’t have to charge your wired headphones or you don’t have to constantly replace the batteries....   [tags: headphones, earbuds, design, features]

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Get a Job

- ... With the upcoming start of school and the demand of her promotion, it could delay her start of school. Otherwise, impacting her grades or worse she may even find herself having to withdraw. The internship on the other hand, would only require about 15-20 hours which is what she works currently at the Chicken Empire. Right now Lavonne averages a B, and is planning on taking 15 units this next term. With the extra time needed for studies and the added stress, the promotion should be turned down as it is more time consuming....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Should Steroids be Allowed for Open Use to the Public?

- The penalty for trafficking anabolic steroids is up to five years in prison and a fine of $250,000, and this is only if it’s your first-offense (DeNoon 1). Second-offense trafficking can result in double the penalty (DeNoon 1). Anabolic steroids are (non-prescribed) steroids used for increasing human growth hormone (HGH) levels within the body. These types of steroids were first created in the 1930s and were originally used to treat children suffering from delayed growth. Should steroids be allowed for open use to the public....   [tags: anabolic steroids, tetosterone levels ]

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Fuel Our Cars Without Bringing Fumes Into Our Air

- Some may have the dream that the world will change it’s ways in how we consume. Whether it be McDonalds or the fuel we use there are always better ways of consumption. Much like our fast food, our fuel intake is not going to go down so we need to adapt to ways other than diesel and gasoline. Why do this. The levels of Carbon Dioxide also known as CO2 are causing global climate change and quite simply making our world everything but clean(Tans). In 2012 there was a study by the Environmental Protection Agency that showed an amazing 82 percent of all greenhouse gases given off by us, human beings, were in fact CO2(EPA)....   [tags: ethano, hydrongen, clean alternative fuels]

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The Endless Power of Ocean Waves: Wave Power Plants

- By using the endless power of ocean waves, endless energy can be created. Wave power plants have a simple, yet practical way of harnessing the endless energy that ocean waves provide. Although the development of harnessing this renewable source of energy is still in its infancy, many predict that this underdog of a resource could be used worldwide in the near future. Wave power plants are able to harness renewable energy by using the ocean's waves. There are several different types of wave power plants, but most behave in a similar way....   [tags: energy position paper, alternative energy sources]

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Is Sony’s Playstation 4 better than Microsoft’s Xbox One?

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The Pros and Cons of Birth Control

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The Causes and Consequences of Genocide

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Training Methods: On and Off Site

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Far East Asia's Economic Data

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What Is Fame? A Bee

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- If one looks at the word “Inclusion”, its definition states that the word means being a part of something or the feeling of being part of a whole. By looking at this term, one gets a sense about what inclusion education is all about (Karten p. 2). Inclusion education is the mainstreaming of Special Education students into a regular classroom (Harchik). A school that involves inclusive education makes a commitment to educate each and every student to their highest potential by whatever means necessary (Stout)....   [tags: mainstreaming, learning disabilities]

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- Is homework beneficial or harmful to students. Is so much homework given to students that it interferes with other interests that students enjoy. Does homework intervene with family time. Homework is school work that is assigned to be done outside of the class room. Though homework is often seen as a waste of time, it can also be seen as a way to help students to develop important skills that can be used throughout their life and to be successful when they decide to join the workforce. Although homework may seem like drudgery, the hard work that is put into homework may pay off in the long run....   [tags: time, skills, workforce, successful]

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