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The Essential Items Of Your Life

- I never felt that I had given a whole lot of thought to the regular purchases I make on what I consider to be the essential items in my daily life. I have found that in more recent years I have given a little bit more thought about what I chose to buy. I would not say that it has been an environmental driven thought, but more of a health driven thought. Being more health conscious however, does result in being more environmentally conscious. I do think if presented with the idea of questioning all the items a person purchases on a regular basis, it forces you to think a little bit more heavily on what, how, and why you chose the items you do....   [tags: Environment, Natural environment, Mind, Thought]

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What Are The Regulations Of Lost Items?

- Today could be your lucky day. You are sitting in class and find that an iPod was left behind by a fellow student. Being that it is an ethics class you decide to engage what you have been learning. The first thing you must determine are the facts of the situation. Why did they leave it behind, is it broken. Was it your friend that left it behind. Do I need this. What if you were the friend of the person who found the iPod and decided to keep it. How much trouble can my friend get into if I tell....   [tags: Ethics, Decision making, Cognition]

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Materialistic Items Of The United States

- A country that is only a couple hundred years old is now one of the most powerful nations in world. Founded by men who believe all men are created equal; a nation with the unalienable rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.3 The world predicted that the country was going to fall upon their succession from Britain in July of 1776. The United States has proof in itself and has advanced significantly throughout the decades, but this advancement would not have been possible without the materials to do so....   [tags: United States]

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Humble Items that Trap a Woman

- ... In this case, both depression and obsession take over. “I exhaust myself in trying to distinguish the order of its going” the woman complains (271). Yet she continues in saying, “there are things in that paper that nobody knows but me, or ever will” (272). Already certain that she herself will encounter every individual breadth, every bloated curve and sprawling outline that change its appearance over the change of its course of direction. She is plastered. Plastering herself on that very wall at which she is knowledgeable of its principle of design....   [tags: The Yellow Wallpaper, Charlotte Gilman]

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Items that Are Part of Ecology

- When asked to consider the term ecology I have to look at what that word is defined as being. The dictionary defines it as, “The branch of biology that deals with the relations of organisms to one another and to their physical surroundings” (online dictionary, 2013). This is a very short definition for something that is comprised of so much once you start thinking about how many things affect an organisms physical surroundings. For this, I will be focusing on energy and chemical cycles, community structure, biodiversity and succession, and how all of these items are a part of ecology....   [tags: energy & chemical cycles, community structures]

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Expensive Weird Items On Etsy

- Ridiculously Expensive Weird Items on Etsy This article is for all those who mostly keep doing online shopping and are interested in expensive vintages. It is because here we are going to showcase you the most Ridiculously Expensive Weird Items on Etsy. This article will be useful for you as it will make you aware of those article being presented for sale on ETSY. Although it’s nice if you like these crochet articles or buy them, but you should be aware that you are not too much extra for the article you are purchasing....   [tags: Cost, Costs, Bob Marley, Price]

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Important Items For Visiting Australia

- This memorandum is to inform you of some important items to know before visiting Australia. We will discuss Australia’s background, demographics, customs and courtesies, means of exchange, lifestyle and society. We hope that the information provided will aid you in your adventure through the land down under. Background To begin, you should know some facts and a brief history of the country. Australia is the world’s 6th largest country by total area. Prior to colonization by Great Britain, Australia had been inhabited by an indigenous people for over 50,000 years....   [tags: Australia, Indigenous Australians]

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Avon And Beauty Related Items

- 1. What resources and capabilities do you think it would take to become the top direct seller of cosmetics and beauty-related items. Does Avon Products seem to have any of those. What would it take to make its capabilities distinctive. I think due to Avon’s extensive history that they unquestionably have the capabilities to become a top seller, however I think only focusing on direct selling is hurting the organization. I think direct selling should still be Avon’s strong point, however Avon needs to seek different business opportunities....   [tags: Sales, Strategic management, Selling, Cosmetics]

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Affluenza: Buying Unnecessary Items

- Have you ever felt like you are spending too much money at a time, on pointless items. Statistics show that American’s consumption rate of goods has increased by forty-five percent in the last twenty years (Statistics-Consumption/quality of life pg. 194). Americans are experiencing a thing that is many times known as “Affluenza”, this is when someone buys more items, such as clothes, cars, houses, or any unnecessary items. Many people talk about this so-called “Affluenza”, like it is a medical term....   [tags: American tendencies, the pursuit of happiness]

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Personal Items that Defined My Culture

- ... The first object I selected to represent myself was an aluminum ring I made in metals class; I chose it because of the significance it holds. Over the years, my development as a person has led me to love engineering and its sisters, science and mathematics. This ring was formed within the Metals-working lab at Rocky; in fact, Metals has come to be one of the most exciting classes I have taken. To make this ring, we used the metal lathe and spent hours laboring in order to perfect it. This ring is so significant to me mainly because it represents my love of engineering as well as all of the knowledge and skills making this ring provided to me....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Counterfeit Items Cause Economic Damage

- Everyone has seen the sidewalk vendor hawking a too good to be true designer handbag. The clues to counterfeit luxury items used to be so obvious that most people knew exactly what they were buying. This sadly is no longer the case. The production of counterfeit items causes American manufactures to suffer about $200 billion in losses each year according to the International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (Freedman, 1999). A large part of counterfeited items are fashion goods. They are usually easily recognizable, especially at the designer or luxury end of the market....   [tags: Economics]

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Comparing or Contrasting Two Items

- Comparing or Contrasting Two Items There are two basic formats to Comparing or Contrasting two items. If one were to compare apples and oranges, for example, we would consider the fruits the items, and qualities such as flavor, color, texture, "juicability" and the like as the aspects. Both are designed to evaluate the relative merits of two items so that the reader may come to some sort of conclusion. The writer's goal is to be as complete and fair as necessary; in other words, no important information should be omitted, especially any that would be likely to skew the overall picture from one side to another....   [tags: Compare Contrast Comparison]

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Eating Dirt and Other Non- Food Items

- Pica is a disease which has the main trait of eating non-food products. Gerald Callahan (2013) wrote an article called “Eating Dirt” which discusses the immunological effects of the pica of eating dirt. There are various types of non-food items people consume that show abnormal behaviour. There are numerous health risks and issues with people eating food not intended to being eaten and in contrast there are also benefits to people from eating certain picas. There are multiple possibilities as to why people eat non-food items....   [tags: pica disease, abnormal behavior, culture]

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Important Items Of An Emerging College Student Needs

- When going off to college, a young adult may feel overwhelmed with the looming sense of responsibility hanging over his/her heads. Starting off a new life is hard and it seems as if when one finally gets the freedom they’ve been looking forward to for his/her entire adolescent life, they just don’t know where to start. Family member and friends can give all the advice they can but it will never be enough; they can make a list of all the items the new adult needs but it may be too long or too short for them....   [tags: Debit card, Credit card, University, MasterCard]

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Why Pay Full Price For Items And Services

- Why pay full price for items and services that you can get a discount on. There is no need to when you can enjoy the savings and stretch your dollars with local coupon books. From food to trips – new tires to icecream sundaes – discount coupons will let you enjoy outings you might not usually take and services not normally used while going easy on your budget. Amazing array of discounts Local coupon books not only save you money on local businesses, but national brands as well. Air fare Car rental Fast food Hotels Movies Restaurants This is just a few of the types of businesses that offer discounts to you through coupon books....   [tags: Non-profit organization, Fundraising, Marketing]

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Items Of Interest : The Technical College System Of Georgia

- ITEMS OF INTEREST: Over 20 years’ Human Resources (HR) experience specializing in technical and complex compensation and retiree and employee health and life insurance and benefits administration Extensive experience in Administering employee health & life ins plans, retirement programs, 457 deferred compensation and Section 125 plans; conducting new employee orientation and group presentations; and resolving claims disputes as needed Expanded experience in PC operations and proficient in MicroSoft Office Suite including Email, Word, and Excel; GALIS; BANNER; Performance Matters; Angel; SchoolMAX; SAS; SPSS; and PeopleSoft EXPERIENCE: 2014 - Current: Technical College System of Georgia 2/20...   [tags: Human resource management, Management]

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Key Items That Make Your Office Ideal

- According to the article written by Office Space Planners there are 5 key items that would make your office ideal. The 5 key components to consider are the comfort of the office to your clientele and employees, the efficiency of the office, the ability to have fast and direct communication inside and outside of your office, the space encourages productivity from the staff and the effectiveness of the office for your clients and also to the community you are serving. I am going to use these 5 key points to serve as a guide for the construction of my ideal and yet affordable office that keeps Rebecca’s image in mind....   [tags: Need, Want, WANT, Lebanon]

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Should We Wear Fending Items Of Clothing

- As a kid, adults would ask me, “Do you think Jesus would be comfortable if he were next to you right now?” Every Christian child in America, I am almost certain, has heard some variation of that phrase. Whether what I was doing was okay or not, the subtle condemnation in their voices informed me of my supposed guilt. Television shows, music, clothing—all came under attack from one source or another, but perhaps none with more ferocity than my beloved gaming habit. The difference was, when my clothes were scrutinized, they were not intimating that I should not wear clothes, simply that I should not wear the offending items of clothing....   [tags: God, God in Christianity, Holy Spirit]

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Ph Of Common Household Items Using Ph

- Objectives: The objective of Part A was to measure and compare the pH of Common household items using pH paper. The objective of Part B was to measure and compare the pH of various acids and bases at different concentrations, as well as the pH of various salts when dissolved in water using a pH probe. The objective of Part C was to measure the pH of color change for various pH color indicators using a pH probe. Discussion of Part A: pH is the negative logarithm of the concentration of H3O+ in solution....   [tags: Acid, PH, Acid dissociation constant]

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Main Items of Change in Bartok's Concerto

- Main Items of Change in Bartok's Concerto The Bartók model is more dissonant, harmonically ambiguous in places, and more interesting rhythmically. It is written for a large full orchestra with no set concertino group and involves more use of percussion instruments. Bartók uses short, narrow melodic phrases with a strong contrapuntal texture in places. He uses scales other than major and minor, and there is extreme chromaticism and virtuoso handling of a wide range of instruments, with specific and direct instructions for the playing of those instruments....   [tags: Papers]

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How Do Items Do You Buy At Your Favorite Retail Store?

- How many items do you buy at your favorite retail store. More often than not, we put more in our basket than we intended to. In this essay, I intend to answer the following question, how does strategically placing items in a retail store (also known as merchandising) increase sales. Through careful observation and planning, stores can convince shoppers to buy things considered “not on the list.” The science behind this product placement considers: eye level, consumer logic and reasoning, age of shoppers, and commonly bought products....   [tags: Retailing, Sales, Supermarket, Retail design]

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An Best Pre Positioning System Configuration For Emergency Relief Items For Care International

- Define the Method & Model To establish the best pre-positioning system configuration for emergency relief items for CARE International, it is important to contemplate on the following relevant factors: Upfront investment (the information regarding the initial inventory stocking, and the setup details of warehouses located worldwide). Operating costs (it includes the cost of miscellaneous relief items, transportation, and warehouse functioning & handling cost). Average response time (the time in which the relief items are made available to the affected areas, inclusive of time for transportation and others related factors)....   [tags: Inventory, Warehouse, Supply chain management]

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What Makes A Brand And Business Up Of Smaller High End Items?

- In my point of view, this has been one of the most interesting pieces we have read. The interest of the article is not because the subject matters are feminine based. Overall, in my opinion, the concept and text varied from the other pieces and this particular piece seems to provide more information on the topic. First, I found the background on LMVH Empire interesting and the method of strategy used that went into building the company. In my opinion, I thought it was an extraordinary idea to make a brand and business up of smaller high-end items....   [tags: Advertising, Brand, Brand management, Marketing]

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American Shopper Pass The Opportunity For Accumulate Great Items At Extremely Reduced Prices

- Would any self-respecting American shopper pass the opportunity to accumulate great items at extremely reduced prices. Of course not. The idea that there are people all around the country who are bold enough to criticize savvy shoppers just for trying to take advantage of great sales is awful. Huge sale events such as Black Friday receive relentless criticism year to year, but for no true reason. Targeted by people who are incapable of worrying about only themselves during the holiday season. Common complaints are that the sale times on Black Friday are getting earlier every year....   [tags: Christmas, Black Friday]

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Money: The Root of All Evil and All Modern Problems

- In high school, my English teacher asked the class an interesting question: “What is the biggest problem in the world today?” The question seemed easy until lots of ideas came to my mind, such as world hunger, global warming, corrupt politics, war threats, unemployment rates, and even natural disasters. The actual answer was simply one word: “money.” Many problems account for the answer “money,” such as the unequal distribution of wealth, the government’s inadequate regulation on spending, or the excessive printing of paper money, but the most profound one that I encounter after moving to Davis concerns inflation....   [tags: overly expensive food items]

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The American Dream in the Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, An Outline

- ... She has no compassion nor does she care about people’s lives; core issue that leads Gatsby into corruption - Through her conveying appearance, Daisy is able to manipulate Gatsby motives and emotions, while still remaining unconcerned - Her only concern or compassion is based on wealth and power, Daisy just strings Gatsby along, but has no real intent of ever leaving her husband, Tom - The Buchanan’s marriage is full of lies, deceitfulness and unfaithfulness, yet they remain closely linked through their use of money and attention; are unified because of corruption (QUOTE 188) - Other characters within this novel contribute to the detrimental effects of wealth, appearance and materialis...   [tags: corruption, materialistic items]

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Watching Out for the Caregiver of an Alzheimer´s Patient

- Being a caregiver for an individual with Alzheimer’s is often a very daunting task, as Alzheimer’s alters the behavior and levels of ability for the patient. It is often recommended that they are giver take breaks, and keeps in contact with friends and family. Having a plan and a strategy for dealing with challenges is also incredibly helpful. Caregivers themselves are often at risk for depression and illness, thus it is crucial that caregivers have as much support as possible. Wandering and home safety are two of the most important factors to consider when caring for an individual with Alzheimer’s....   [tags: dangerous, items, time, mealtimes]

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Overview of a Career in Graphic Design

- What is a graphic Designer. What do they do. What makes them important. A graphic designer designs items such as; logos, billboards, pamphlets, and other promotional print and digital art work. Graphic Designers can work in just about any field or place of business due to the high demand for promotional items. A graphic designer can work for a company, freelance or both. The job requires talking with clients, computer software, and getting quality products in a timely fashion. The United States Department of labor describes a graphic designer as, “Graphic designers create visual concepts, by hand or using computer software, to communicate ideas that inspire, inform, or captivate consumers....   [tags: Historical Design, Promotional Items]

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Price Gaming is a Tricky Business

- ​Have you ever wondered why do prices end with .99 or why it is that business are always making some kind of deal. Are these deals as beneficial as the customer thinks they are. What about the items priced higher than usually. Most people tend to think the higher the price the better quality right. Well, these are some of the topics this paper is going to help you better understand. Price points, Prestige Pricing, and Odd-evening pricing are all common price games used in the business world today....   [tags: customer, items, higher prices]

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eBay: All of my Life

- After reviewing the items of “All of my Life” and eBay items as directed by the instructions for this assignment and compare and contrast the items. Reviewing the items listed on “All of my Life” I then turned my attention to similar items on eBay. The items that captured my attention on “All of my life” was the comic books. Freyer did not appreciate the value of comic books. Freyer description of the comic books were subjective and other. He felt the comic books took up space but he didn’t have the heart to throw them out....   [tags: freyer, selling items]

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Should Small Airports Have More Security?

- Airport Security has always been extremely important, but even more so since the attacks on September 11, 2001. When flying out of O’Hare International Airport you go through multiple security checks. At Canton Municipal Airport there is no security other than a four foot tall fence. Security is the degree of resistance to or protection from harm (Wikipedia, Security). It applies to any vulnerable and valuable asset, such as a person, dwelling, community, nation or organization (Wikipedia, Security)....   [tags: Airport Explosives, Dangerous Items]

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The Vikings People and Monasteries

- The Vikings were people that raided many towns and monasteries for silver and other precious items. They mostly raided monasteries because they were the places with the most silver and expensive items. The Vikings were at first mysterious worriers and them became well known. So where did these mysterious warriors come from. They came from a place called Scandinavia. Scandinavia was built up of multiple countries like Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland. The word Viking means sea-raiders in scandinavian and they didn’t actually wear horns on their head, their helmet was round....   [tags: silver, precious items, fearless]

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Social Networking and Pinterest

- ... Pinterest has become one of the fastest growing websites in just a short period of time with almost 2.3 billion viewers since 2012. The site was founded by Ben Silbermann visionary cofounder and CEO, along with cofounders Paul Sciarra and Evan Sharp in December 2009. In March 2010 they launched as a closed data for only group of individuals who can test the site under invitation only. After a high rate of success the site proceeded to operate by invitation only to anyone interested. Nine months from the launched pinterest had 10,000 users....   [tags: promoting items, facebook, bookmarking]

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Effects on Consumerism

- ... This excessive recreational spending also plays a part in increase of inflation, also has made more money in circulation. The world is the influenced by what they see and want to be there, where the low class wants to be like the middle class and the middle class trying to look like the upper class. Today celebrities and people in upper class have influenced our sense of importance and needs, when it comes to the aspect of picking commodities. Thus, many have resulted to high and unnecessary expending in order to imitate a particular social icon....   [tags: goods, services, materialistic items]

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Validity And Reliability Of The Newly Proposed Measure Of Empathy And Assess The Quality Of Individual Scale Items

- Discussion This study aimed to determine the validity and reliability of the newly proposed measure of empathy and assess the quality of individual scale items. Firstly, it was predicted that higher score on the FE scale will be associated with higher score on the validating scales: IRI and PAW. It was also predicted that gender will significantly impact the FE scale, specifically women will have higher levels of fantasy empathy. The results suggested the first hypothesis was supported as the IRI was correlated with the FE scale, supporting the validity of the scale....   [tags: Reliability, Psychometrics, Validity]

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Do Humans (Homo sapiens) Maximize the Number of Food Items Per Foraging Run? A Test of the Marginal Value Theorem

- Abstract Organisms such as starlings and honeybees appear to forage based on the marginal value theorem. This experiment tested whether humans could forage in like manner. An equal number of students took long and short routes to the foraging patch and collected simulated food items in a way that simulated diminishing marginal returns. Data on travel time, foraging time, and number of food items collected were collected. The data differed significantly from the calculated optimal values. This may be a result of low number of trips between the foraging patch and the simulated dwelling....   [tags: Sociology]

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What I Learned At Trader Joe 's And C Town And I Bought Three Of The Same Items

- I visited Trader Joe’s and C-Town and I bought three of the same items from each store: fresh thyme, reduced fat milk, and seasoned Brussels sprouts. I then went back home to compare the price and quality of the products that I bought. Fresh thyme at Trader Joe’s is $2.79, but $1.69 at C-Town. Reduced fat milk at Trader Joes is $2.09, but $2.25 at C-Town. Seasoned Brussels sprouts at Trader Joe’s is $2.99, but $1.79 at C- town. As for quality of the products, I found no difference when comparing them and they tasted the same....   [tags: Working class, Social class, Middle class, Aldi]

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The Land Of Native American Human Remains And Cultural Items On The Hawaiian Homes Commission Act Of 1971

- Land Process As mention earlier there is a separate process for federal agencies to facilitate the return of Native American human remains and cultural items found on federal or tribal lands after November 16, 1990. For NAGPRA’s purposes tribal land is defined to mean all lands within the exterior boundaries of any Indian reservation; all dependent Indian communities; and any lands administered for the benefit of Native Hawaiian pursuant to the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, 1920. In addition, federal lands mean “any land other than tribal lands which are controlled or owned by the United States, including lands selected by but not yet conveyed to Alaska Native corporations and groups orga...   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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Broken Dreams and Predictable Future in Ex-Basketball Player by John Updike

- Ex–Basketball Player – John Updike Never put all your eggs in one basket. It is the ever so common tale of a talented kid with broken dreams. Flick was an extremely gifted basketball player in high school with endless talent and lofty expectations but had nothing to fall back on once those dreams where shattered. In the poem, Ex-Basketball player, John Updike uses basketball imagery and puns to relate to the larger themes of broken dreams, and a predictable future. In the first stanza, John Updike writes about Pearl Avenue....   [tags: poem, basket ball items, talented kid]

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Why Young People Are Geting into Debt

- Why Young People Are Getting Into Debt In today’s world young people are using debt to live what they think is the easy life, buying unnecessary items to keep up with the latest trends, partying, and switching from credit card to credit card to pay off racked up bills. In my opinion young people lack the knowledge, and understanding of how credit works, and what it takes to keep up with the responsibilities of owning a credit card. Another reason young people are getting into debt is from college loans....   [tags: buying unnecessary items, credit card misuse]

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Top 3 Surviving Items in an Unknown Planet

- According to Karen Webb, temporary Prime Minister of Canada, a group of grade sevens will be going to an unknown planet that has never been inhabited by humans before. Their goal is to survive. The only things they know are, the climate is steady and similar to California's climate, the planet has oxygen, and they will travel via space ship. The grade seven's got to take three things of a list of thirty-two things to take with them. This essay will prove to you that taking water, young trees, and knives will be the best choice to take with them to this unknown planet....   [tags: water, young trees, knives]

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Extraction, Production, Distribution, Consumption, and Disposal of the Tingonderoga Numeber 2 Pencil

- ... Its straight grain qualities making it ideal for smooth sharpening. The graphite, on the contrary, is mined in China and Sri Lanka. These raw materials are later exported to factories. The metal used in the ferule part of the pencil consists of Zinc, Aluminum, and copper which are mined practically all over the world. Similarly, the rubber used in the eraser is also fabricated around the world using synthetic chemicals such as fillers, accelerators, oils, curing agents, color, and rubber. In consequent, the extraction of these materials is an interdependent process that requires an international effort....   [tags: common consumer items]

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Items Doc Holiday Might Carry when he Died

- Doc Holliday Few gunmen in history have been as notorious as the late John "Doc" Holliday. Part of the reason Doc has enjoyed such a famed history is because of the overall decent man he was, that is when he wasn't gambling, drinking, and gun slinging. When Doc died he might have had a handkerchief, a pocket knife, a deck of poker cards, a flask half full of whiskey, and a small essay entitled "My Friend Doc Holliday" by Wyatt Earp. The most important item Doc would have had on him when he died was a handkerchief....   [tags: John Holliday]

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A Brief Note On The United States And China

- When I started looking at all the different countries, I did recognized a pattern. Most of the items that were in my house were from China. One, because the items from China are most of the time cheaper than the items from the USA. Second, most of the time it’s easier to ship the items from China to the US then to other countries around the world. The pattern of China was across all categories. I also saw that most of the household and electrics items were from China which was not surprising. Another surprising category was some of my personal items....   [tags: United States, European Union]

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Factors That Affect The Number Of Records

- I tested if expanding the number of records would alter the sample pulled and (as we expected) it did. So that is not an option. However, I may have come up with an interesting way to use the stratum of the entire population before we have the entire population. I wanted to run it past you and see what you think. First off, attached is a spreadsheet outlining what would happen. It is a very simplified version with only 2 stratum, but it illustrates the theory. Here are the steps I am thinking about....   [tags: Sampling, Sample size, Randomness, Replacements]

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Team Strategy And Positioning Analysis Part 2

- Title of Paper Robert Simon Course/Number July 04, 2016 Peterson Team Strategy & Positioning Analysis Part 2 Summarizing marketing strategies that relate to product life cycles, during the introduction stage (Roger A. Kerin, 2015), the breakfast menu items are promoted to generate responsiveness and improve a market for the item for consumption. In the growth stage, In-N-Out will seek to construct brand desired and to escalate market share. The main objective of the “maturity phase” is to protect market share and yet capitalize on revenue....   [tags: Marketing, Product life cycle management]

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Sample Letter For A Letter

- As for the items that I selected in the letter dated August 31st, 2016, to be clearer and to avoid miscommunications, I stated in my handwriting in a conspicuous location on page 16 which you received, that the total value of the items checked amounts to $7,791.20. It is apparent that the copy was missing page 14, because page 13 was immediately followed by page 15. Even more obviously, without several items of my choice identified by being “checked” on the missing page, it does not total up to the dollar amount that I stipulated....   [tags: Price, Value, Microeconomics, Inheritance]

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Analysing the Generation Effect

- ... As stated by Slamecka and Graf (1978), generated items required more cognitive effort in trying to recall and recognize, whereas read items lacked this form of effort to strengthen memory. Another argument of the generation effect phenomenon was proposed by Greenwald (1980), in relating to the egocentricity. Perhaps the participants are more active in the process of studying and recognizing the items in the generate condition since they are actively trying to say the correct items. In addition, the information perceive better are relating more to self....   [tags: experimental psychology]

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HMV is one of the most popular DVD/Music/Games shops.The store I will be working with is located in the Wimbledon shopping Centre – Centre courts

- Identification HMV stores. HMV stores are located all around the UK; HMV is one of the most popular DVD/Music/Games shops. The store I will be working with is located in the Wimbledon shopping Centre – Centre courts, the store is relatively big, it has an upstairs and a downstairs for different things. It is sometimes difficult to find the stuff that customers want to buy, or for a customer to ask a sales assistant who might be helping another person, this wastes the customers times, and then the shop could end up with a loss of earning because of this, the manager – Mr Winterbourne who has been working at the HMV store in Wimbledon for 3 years also agrees that...   [tags: Free Example Essays]

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The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

- SNAP. SNAP is also known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. This is an assistance program from the state of North Carolina that gives a monthly amount of one hundred dollars to one household. This assignment truly caught my attention of what life may be like for someone who has to live off one hundred dollar groceries for a short amount of time. It seems so much easier to just pick up fast food but when you have to live off of one hundred dollars, you really have to learn how to stretch and budget your money....   [tags: Caesar salad, Food, Supermarket, Grocery store]

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The Correct Packaging Materials To Use When Shipping A Package

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Moving From the UK to France

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The 's Typewriter Or Charles Manson 's Lock Of Hair

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Bottom of Basket Procedures

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The Things They Carried By Tim O ' Brien

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The Information Age: Data Mining

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Reasons to Buy Local Food

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The Challenges of Donation Management

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A Research Study On Grocery Shopping

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How To Make Money Selling Item

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Triangulation And Its Effects On The Study Of The Same Phenomena

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The Task Of Replenishment And Distribution Center Loading The Truck

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Product Service Line : The Platinum Pizza Shop

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War Stories of my Inner Self

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The Followers And Taboo Language

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Marketing Strategies Of Consumer Offerings

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The Appearance Orientation Scale Of An Individual Place On How They Look

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Food Placement And Its Influence On Consumer Behavior

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How To Choose Packaging Materials For Mailing

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