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Disposing Large Amounts of Waste

- In present-day society,plastic packing are pervasive around the street ,causing a lot of problems . A study from Department of Enviroment,Food and Rural Affairs Annual Report(2008) shown that the amount of packaging waste reached approximately 10.7 million tonnes in the UK ,which has been deal with. It is obvious that the problems of waste are serious. In this essay I will analysis some problems caused by this phenomenon ,then propose some solutions and criticized them as well . Some problems come out due to people produce a large amounts of waste....   [tags: waste, recycling, ]

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Automaticity in the Brain

- The human brain loves to make its job easier, especially when handling large amounts of information and numbers. There was a student that wanted to test his mental abilities, he selected the number nine hundred ninety nine and multiplied it by itself ten times and came up with the correct thirty digit number. How does someone keep track of so many numbers and multiplications without overwhelming his or her brain. The answer is that the brain has the ability to automatically perform calculations to make its job easier, in the case of the student he was able to do this because he had practiced for several years in order to perfect this ability....   [tags: large amounts of informaition, numbers]

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Large Amounts of Glutamine as the Cause of Disease

- Neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease are caused by the aggregation of abnormal proteins in neurons. An essential component of cellular function is the correct assimilation of proteins in the cell. Proteins fold into specific structures and then carry out cellular functions. However, when this folding process runs amuck, abnormal proteins are introduced into the cell. In neurodegenerative diseases, these protein aggregates are characterized by having genes which contain too many CAG trinucleotides repeats that encode for polyglutamine (polyQ)....   [tags: Biology Alzheimers Parkinsons]

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The Effect Of Calorie Diet On Eating Large Amounts Of Food While Still Loosing Weight

- Kaleb Phillips November 11th, 2014 NSCI 2114 Volumetric Diet I got the volumetric diet; this diet focuses on eating large amounts of food while still loosing weight. The developer of this diet is Barbara Rolls who has a PhD in Nutritional Sciences and has written over two hundred and fifty scientific articles and six different books (Dr. Barbara). This diet helps people find healthier food choices that they can eat larger amounts of while still shedding weight. The focus on this diet is feeling full....   [tags: Nutrition, Dieting, Weight loss, Metabolism]

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Knowledge Management as an Organizational Tool

- ... This consistency allows a company to provide documents and information that meet a pre-defined layout and the required branding. Another important goal is authority; this makes “sure subject matter experts truly have the final word on the documents they generate” (Musico, C. 2012, January). Creating a single source of truth is important because this allows access to the company’s knowledge from a single source. A knowledge Management system also creates an ease of collaboration. This collaboration means that employees “don’t let traditional organizational and geographical barriers stem the tide of seamless teamwork to complete complex project....   [tags: placing large amounts of data in company intranet]

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Big Data And Large Amount Of Data

- In an election every vote counts, but figuring out which votes to go after is becoming a huge focus for many campaigns. A well organized team has to solve several problems. The team needs to plan on where and when to spend money in order to maximize their “dollars per vote”. It’s also very important for a candidate’s team to understand their demographics and figure out how to maximize their votes. These problems can be solved through the use of Big Data. Big Data is a very broad term that refers to the collection and analysis of large amounts of data....   [tags: Voting, Election, Voter turnout, Data analysis]

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Rate Of Enzymatic Activity With Different Amounts Of Substrate Concentration

- Isobel Lu Goss Honors Biology 12/18/15 Rate of Enzymatic Activity With Different Amounts of Substrate Concentration Background: “Enzymes are very efficient catalysts for biochemical reactions. They speed up reactions by providing an alternative reaction pathway of lower activation energy.” (http://www.rsc.org/Education/Teachers/Resources/cfb/enzymes.htm) Enzymes function by joining with substrate(s) on their active sites to form an enzyme-substrate complex, where they then break large molecules into smaller pieces or bind two molecules together....   [tags: Enzyme, Oxygen, Gas, Catalysis]

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Illegal Substances And Establishment Of Large Drug Rings

- Organized crime has had deep roots in almost every part of the world for hundreds of years. It has become entangled in aspects of people’s everyday lives, all the way up to the highest ranks of the government, and everywhere in between. In a majority cases cartels and mafias bring corruption with them everywhere they go. Seeing that developing countries have all the right ingredients for organized crime to flourish, its effects are severely felt by the population. These crime rings play big roles in creating instability in the society in which they function through the trade of illegal substances and establishment of large drug rings....   [tags: Gang, Illegal drug trade, Smuggling, Drug cartel]

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A Brief History of the Extintion of Large Pleistocene Mammals

- Many of the world`s scientists believe we are in the middle of another great extinction event. Such extinctions have happened periodically throughout Earths history of life. Most infamously is the K-T (Cretaceous Tertiary) event, which killed of our beloved dinosaurs. Pacing back in time, there were five known events; one at the Triassic (which may have gave way to the rise of the dinosaurs), another at the end of the Permian that produced a vanishing of species (approx 95%) never equaled until today as some will argue....   [tags: history of the Earth]

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Acai Berries Aren't That Wonderful

- ... Occasionally, its scientific name, Euterpe oleracea, is used. Acai can be found in powder, liquid, tea and pill supplements. <strong>Mechanism of Action</strong> Diet pill companies claim acai works for weight loss due to its high antioxidant and omega fatty acid content. The berries are said to burn fat while protecting the body from free radicals. The high fiber content present in acai also helps cleanse and detoxify the system. Unfortunately, many of acai’s weight loss claims have very little scientific evidence to back them up....   [tags: weight, loss, pill, diet, amounts, magic]

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Globalization: The Expansion of Large Empires

- Globalization is best defined as the global interaction of distant people influenced by cultural exchange. Globalization can be traced back to the early 500’s and is still dominant in today’s society. Early civilizations were never isolated from their neighbors, leaving a door open for cross-cultural exchanges. Through empire expansion, trade, revolutions, ideologies, and technology, globalization has played a major role in history and also in shaping the world today, making it one of history’s most significant phenomena....   [tags: cultural exchange, revolution, trade, economy]

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The Effect of Different Amounts of Sodium Chloride on the Displacement of Oxygen

- DESCRIPTIVE TITLE The Effect of Different Amounts of Sodium Chloride on the displacement of oxygen. INTRODUCTION The dependability of the rate of an enzyme-mediated reaction is based on two factors: the substrate concentration and the concentration and action of the enzyme that catalyzes the reaction (Vander, et. al., 2001). Enzymes are catalysts that produce chemical reactions in cells. Enzymes which are large proteins perform a reaction which acts upon a substance known as a substrate. When combined, the substrate bonds to the active site on the enzyme creating an enzyme-substrate complex....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Effective Listening And Communication Skills At A Large Pharmaceutical Company

- Case Study 5.2 Question One Jim, the training specialist for a large pharmaceutical company is conducting a six-week managerial training session for middle level managers on effective listening and communication skills. Jim is using a supporting approach (S3) for his manager training sessions. The supporting approach in Situational Leadership (SL II) provides low direction and high supportive behaviors. Jim facilitated the training sessions with supportive behaviors such as frequent breaks where he participated and encouraged socialization....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Skill]

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Small Business For Large Multi Multinational Corporation

- In the 21st century the economy is becoming more globalized and this is highly beneficial for large multi multinational corporation. Globalization is defined as “The worldwide movement toward economic, financial, trade, and communications integration” according to BusinessDictionary.com(n.d). Big business can gain a lot when they utilize the benefits brought by globalization. Also, they can benefit from the workplace diversity which often leads to an increase in productivity and creativity. While, all of this can be a benefit for huge business, but might be a risk for the small business....   [tags: Small business, Business, Marketing, Management]

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Urban Transition - The Plague in Disguise

- Urban Transition - The Plague in Disguise Introduction According to Ronald Skeldon, author of “Demographic and Urban Transitions in a Global System and Policy Responses” Urban Transition is the transitions to societies where a large majority of the population is concentrated in urban areas. Urban transition is one of the phenomenon which has an impression of being both positive and negative part of development. Urban transition has a potential to positively impact a nation by increasing the economy growth and reducing the poverty....   [tags: Urban Areas, Society, Large Population, Culture]

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A Large Water Resource Research Project

- The following case study is the third installment of a larger water resource research project. In the beginning of this project, questions were raised on which sector of water use would be examined. We chose to study the public supply, domestic, and commercial sector for a few reasons. Out of all the sectors of water use, public supply, domestic, and commercial and the irrigation and livestock sectors were the only ones to see increases in withdrawals (million gallons per day) from 1990 to 2010....   [tags: Water resources, Water supply, Water]

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A Detailed Business Report of One Medium Size or Large Business

- A Detailed Business Report of One Medium Size or Large Business I have been asked to produce a detailed business report of one medium size or large business. My well- planned business report should contain: Ø The objectives, organisational structure and communication channels that operate within the business. Ø An examination of how these factors, interrelate in a way that can affect the success of the business. Ø An explanation of how quality assurance and control assurance and control systems help the business to add value to its products....   [tags: Business Management Studies]

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Large College Campuses vs. Small College Campuses

- ... Also both types of campuses vary in location so if a student wants to live in the city of in a rural area either type of campus would be available to them. Though both type of campuses have similarities and which is chosen by the student depends on which they feel more comfortable attending. Large college campuses have many benefits for students. There are a large number of majors and majors to choose from. Also there are a large number of extracurricular activities. For people who are interested in sports, large college campuses are usually the best choice....   [tags: size, large, small, social, majors, class]

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Paralegal Career Opportunities: Working in a Small or Large Firm?

- A paralegal new to the field has many options as far as career opportunities. One major decision for a paralegal pursuing a career at a law firm is whether or not to seek employment at a small or large firm. Taking into consideration some of the pros and cons of both small and large firms will give oneself an understanding on which to set their criteria for their final decision. Law firms with 25 or fewer attorneys are usually considered small law firms. Since small laws firms out number larger law firms, the majority of all paralegals work for small firms....   [tags: small, large, firm]

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The Production of Large Vehicles in Australia

- Australia is best known for the production of large vehicles and is one of the most open automotive markets in the world. The industry plays a vital role in employment, exports, and innovation in the economy of Australia. It is a self-contained ‘full-service’ industry that operates the full range of activities from design to manufacture of vehicles even though the industry is small by global standards (Singh, Smith, & Sohal, 2004). The three major companies that dominate the industry in Australia are the Toyota Motor Corporation Australia, Ford Motor Company of Australia, and GM Holden....   [tags: domestic market, employment, exports]

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A Personal Note On The Obsession Of Accumulating A Large Amount Of Certain Things

- There are several different reasons to hold onto an abundance of certain things. The personal reasons vary for each individual that has an obsession of accumulating a large amount of one particular item. These items may hold a fond memory from the past, or a belief of a future cash value, or maybe think that it could possibly hold a future useful purpose. For me these particular items have a significant meaning and show the obsession within me. The memories of when or how you received the object tends to be a strong reason for me to hold onto certain things....   [tags: Psychology, Thought, Cognition, Space]

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Dealing with a large population

- The United States of America is rife with many problems. Many of these problems are highlighted upon in politics and many aren't. Dealing with these problems is not simple in our two party system and leads to many disputes on what is right or what is wrong. The large amount of demographic profiles we have in the United States of America is a key factor to this problem. Several problems related to our large demographic groupings can't be easily solved with a simple law. As an American citizen I feel the right to bear arms is a very important factor of an adult's life, but how we go about taking care of our guns is an entirely different issue as well as the violence that happens with guns....   [tags: Demographic Grouping, Bigger Government]

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New Generation Large Aircraft

- New Large Aircraft (NLA) or New Generation Large Aircraft (NGLA) are the future of long distance air travel. With current air craft size reaching unknown proportions to humankind, airports that are interested in attracting future business as well as the revenue the large amount of passengers per flight may generate, will have to adapt their installations to the demanding needs of these supersized vehicles. The following paper will focus on the new Airbus A380 and the requirements that airports inviting this magnificent work of engineering to use their installations will need to meet....   [tags: Aviation ]

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Large Aircraft

- The A-380 is becoming more popular as airlines look for ways to move the maximum amount of passengers for the least money (Stafford, 2006). The A380 is made in passenger or freight versions. The A380-800 is the largest passenger plane in the world. When passenger areas are divided into three classes, the A380 can seat 550 passengers. When the entire plane is designated economy class, it can seat 853 people. There is 50% more cabin floor space than the Boeing 747 because the A380s upper deck goes the entire length of the fuselage (“Airbus a380 airfield,”2011)....   [tags: Aviation ]

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The Impact of Large Aircraft on Aircraft Management

- According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) aircraft certification, “a large aircraft refers to an aircraft of more than 12,500 pounds which is the maximum certificated takeoff weight.” The heaviest and largest aircraft in the world have a maximum takeoff weight of over 600 tons. Since larger aircraft have greater capacity, as well as advanced technological features, airport management needs to make changes that cater to their operation. The first reaction of management at large airports was to restrict the new, large aircraft by assigning them to specific terminals, routes and runways....   [tags: Aviation ]

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Bookkeeping: A Small Versus A Large Firm

- ... They need a person to manage their finances, make sure they have enough money for the school lunches, school events, and anything else that requires money. When working for a small company there is some good things that can come out of it. Your travel time requirement is less than the travel time for a bigger company. There is a shorter commute to clients. Your clients are closer to you in a smaller company than in a bigger one. Bigger companies tend to have more clients so you tend to drive longer distance whereas with smaller companies you have fewer clients that live closer....   [tags: accountant, financial burden, women]

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Growing Up in a Large Family

- Growing Up in a Large Family Roommate: "Hey wouldn't it be fun to go to New York for the weekend?" Me: "Yeah. We could stay with one of my sisters in Brooklyn." "I thought you said your sister lived in Texas." "That's a different one." "Wait, how many sisters do you have?" "Six." "WHAT. Any brothers?" "Three." "Are you serious?" This is the typical response I get when I reveal to someone that there are ten kids in my family. When the shock subsides I am always bombarded with the same questions....   [tags: Personal Narrative Families Essays]

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Factory Farming Is A Large Impact On Our Environment

- Factory Farming is having a large impact on our environment. The commons, mainly land, fresh water, and the atmosphere, are being negatively altered by the pollution and waste produced by factory farms. The human behaviours which cause the problem are predominantly the factories’ attempts to minimize costs and maximize profit while ignoring any environmental effects their choices will make. Degradation of land occurs heavily because of overgrazing and when dealing with farms with thousands of cows, that pressure on the land really accumulates....   [tags: Milk, Cattle, Livestock, Agriculture]

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The Wage Gap Between The Large Middle Class And The Rich

- For the past decades, the wage gap between the large middle class and the rich have grown tremendously and is still growing at a frightening rate. This is a result of politicians neglecting or being a part of the corrupted political system driven by money. The wealthy uses their money to buy and convince politicians to support their cause in staying rich and oppress and silence the voice of the middleclass and poor Americans. It is time for us to change that and we can start by electing Senator Bernie Sander to be our president for 2016....   [tags: Working class, Wealth, Democracy, Middle class]

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Eating Disorders Affects A Large Number Of Americans

- Eating Disorders affect a large number of Americans every day, estimated 1 million men and 10 million women. A couple of characteristics of eating disorders are having an intense fear of being overweight, and deeply wanting to be thin. There are many variations of eating disorders; there are two types of anorexia. Anorexia can be restricting; where you are restricting your caloric intake, secondly there is the binge eating and purging. Binge eating is a large intake of food and then to purge it would be to try and get rid of all the food by throwing up....   [tags: Eating disorders, Bulimia nervosa]

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Computer Programming has a Large Effect on the Outlook of Technology

- Living in a modern society, technology continues to advance in ways that many would think impossible many years ago. Technology continues to aid the human race in many ways; such as making communication possible across continents within seconds, helping develop new medicines for previously incurable diseases, and completely tasks that would take hours to do by hand. However, technology does not just develop on its own as an intelligent being, but it continues to be molded by those that work in the field of computer science, computer engineering, and computer programming....   [tags: programmers,computer science,web master]

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Chief Executive Officer Roles and Their Effects on Large Corporations

- Chief Executive Officer Roles and Their Effects on Large Corporations The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for the success or failure of the company. They are responsible for the operations, marketing, strategy, financing, and the creation of company culture, human resources, hiring, firing, and compliance with safety regulations, sales, etc.This all falls on the CEO’s shoulders. The CEO’s main function is to set a strategy, vision and values for the company. The senior management team can help develop this strategy....   [tags: Leadership ]

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Superbugs and Large-scale Use of Antibiotics in Livestock Feeding

- As the world’s population continues to grow exponentially, the area of arable farmland shrinks. As a result, new techniques in agriculture have been developed in order to produce more food using less land. Many of these techniques are considered innovative but come at the cost of the environment or human morality. One example, the large-scale use of antibiotics in livestock feeding, has become a staple of the American agriculture industry. Of all the agricultural advancements the industry has made since the days of the horse and plow, none has been as threatening to human health as the use of sub therapeutic levels of antibiotics (Schneider)....   [tags: Antibiotic Resistance, Superbugs]

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The Is The For Motivating Large Numbers Into Taking Action And Staying Fit

- A Grittier Tomorrow “Just Do It”, the Nike logo that is famously known for motivating large numbers into taking action and staying fit. Many can agree that this simple marketing method has worked and has built confidence within individuals who could not see themselves reaching their long term goals of any sort. What an even more brilliant idea it would be if the American Educational Research Association (AERA) would also create simple, efficient, and fresh methods for schools to implement on student bodies of all ages to stay motivated about their education....   [tags: Education, Educational psychology, Barack Obama]

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Poverty : A Large Number Of People That Beg For Money

- Why are so a large number of people that beg for money, sitting on the streets, looking for food 's some sort. It is not day-to-day that we consider situations like this, but it is out there constantly without all of us realizing it. A number of states have poverty 's more issues than others, but it is sad to think about how plenty of people are actually considered to be in poverty. This is an inequality concerning me a lot, and is getting worse daily. Poverty in the United States relates to people whose annual household earnings are less than a poverty line set by the United States government....   [tags: Poverty, Poverty in the United States]

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Online Dating Is Becoming The Source Of A Large Amount Of Romantic Relationships

- As technology continues to advance in our society, we find ourselves becoming increasingly occupied with the possibilities of the internet. As a result, there are more chances of online interactions than ever before. According to Whitty & Carr (2006), online dating is becoming the source of a vast amount of romantic relationships. Websites have become quite precise in the way they pair potential partners, using research driven models. These sites are simple to access and navigate to the consumer....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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Small-Scale Experiments and Large-Scale Predictions

- Introduction: To understand the world’s climate, how it has changed and how it will change is quite a difficult task; a task that is extremely controversial. Scientists have been doing numerous small scale experiments and extrapolating the data to predict future trends in climate and emissions. This paper will show how extrapolating dating from small scale experiments is not always accurate and have a large margin of error. The paper will discuss the various methods that environmental scientists use in attempting to extrapolate data from small scale experiments....   [tags: Scientific Method Climate Change]

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Communications in Large Businesses

- Communications in Large Businesses Communication is always a problem with large businesses because information needs to be accessed by the receiver as soon as possible and put across to them in a clear, engaging and impacting way so that it has the effect it should have. Because of the size of Scott Bader and its international locations, the task of communicating with them all is a doubtful one. There is also a problem with the continuing growth of Scott Bader as some forms of communications can become outdated....   [tags: Papers]

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Excessive Amounts of Social Media and Technology has Negatively Impacted our Lives

- Today people spend about seven hours and thirty-eight minutes per day on technology (Ives, p.18). The excessive amounts of technology, including the use of social media, has been negatively affecting our society as a whole. The problem is not the fact that we are using technology, but it is the overuse and excessive amounts that is hurting us. Although technology has some benefits, such as being able to use its tools effectively and being able to connect easily, we have to consider its social and psychiatric effects when it comes to using it in excessive amounts....   [tags: health, creativity, brain]

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Process Essay - Bathing a Large Dog

- Bathing a Large Dog Bathing a large dog in a bathtub is a test of human endurance equal to the most trying of Olympic events. It is, however, well worth the effort. You will be rewarded in knowing you are helping to keep your pet healthy. Additionally, you will know your home won't smell like the primate building at the zoo. To begin, prepare the bathing area. Gather several large bath towels; usually six are adequate. Put two of these on the floor near the tub. Place the additional towels on the closed commode....   [tags: Expository Process Essays]

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The Evolution of Ichthyosaurs- Large Aquatic Reptiles

- The Evolution of Ichthyosaurs- Large Aquatic Reptiles In the early 1800’s, a new discovery that left paleontologists in awe was the fossil finding of the immeasurable amount of species of reptiles, Ichthyosaurs. Greek for “fish lizards”, these fossils were found all over the world. Because these large aquatic reptiles migrated just as whales do today, paleontologists have had the amazing advantage of collecting fascinating bone fragments throughout the past 177 years. Ichthyosaurs swam the ocean life from about 245 million until about 90 million years ago- approximately the same time dinosaurs ruled the land....   [tags: Anthropology Essays Paleontology Papers]

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Potential for Large Scale Ethanol Production

- Potential for Large Scale Ethanol Production Recent legislation by the Congress of the United States has created a mandate for 5 billion gallons of renewable fuel (notably ethanol) to be consumed annually by 2015. In light of this recent push for alternative fuels, many different biomass solutions have been considered to meet the energy need for the 200 million cars on the road. While the most efficient bio-fuels are derived from palm oil and sugarcane, the Unites States has begun to focus on the more regional corn crops to produce new renewable fuels....   [tags: Renewable Fuel Ethanol Essays Papers]

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The Factors Of A Large Human Population

- 1. Briefly describe the factors that lead to population growth and potential stabilization. How does human demographics influence population dynamics in more and less developed nations and what might this mean for future population and economic growth. What do you see as the pros and cons of a large human population (brief). Are there too many or too few people. Why do you think this. There are three main factors that fuel rapid population growth in the world. Firstly, the increased production and distribution of food has now enabled more people to live longer lives....   [tags: Natural gas, Fossil fuel, Carbon dioxide, Methane]

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"A Small Price for a Large Benefit"

- Introduction and Summary One of the hottest issues of today is climate change.  The increasing evidence for the danger caused to our planet by global warming is still faced with many who doubt, but the main point of Robert H. Frank's New York Times article, "A Small Price for a Large Benefit" is that the pressing nature of this issue ultimately doesn't leave any time for doubt.  The article is based on evidence given by the Integrated Global Systems Model at MIT, which predicts how much an increase in overall global temperature will be by the end of the century....   [tags: Climate Change]

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Should Not Have A Large Family?

- Should Not Have a Large Family In the ancient time, people believed that have a large family was a rich of fortunate. Elderly people likely to persuade their daughter in law or daughter to have many children in order to help with house’s chord and in the fields, especially sons who could hunt and strong enough to help father in the field. In some case, the family didn’t have any son to carry the family’s name, so father or the son of the family had to married a second to get birth of a son and sometime, he has to marry more than one in order to get birth to a boy....   [tags: Family, High school, Sibling, Middle school]

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The Large Kneeling Statue of Hatshesput

- The large kneeling statue of Hatshepsut (~1470 BCE), (Figure 3-21 [pg. 70] in “Art Through the Ages”) depicts the female pharaoh Hatshepsut, seated on her knees with a jar in each hand. Carved in Red Granite and measuring at 8' 6' tall, the statue begins at the base with a large block with a rounded facade. Hatshepsut rests on her knees atop the block, her posture is perfect with a completely vertical back. She is facing straight ahead, the typical headdress and beard of the pharaoh are shown prominently....   [tags: art through the ages]

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A Large Number Of Eu Countries

- A large number of EU countries do not want to share gathered information by the intelligence services, which allows the terrorists to lead free strikes in the continent. According to US intelligence and CT officials (Rubin, 2016), Belgium’s and France’s counterterrorism agencies do not exchange and give to each other crucial information about the terrorists groups. Additionally, after the latest terrorist’s attacks in Paris and Brussels that happened in 2016, the American authorities enhanced the effort to share much more important information with its allies and to help to solve the problem of sharing information among European countries (Rubin, 2016)....   [tags: Terrorism, Counter-terrorism, Irregular military]

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The Yakuza a Large Crime Organization

- ... Otomo wants revenge against everyone that offends or wrongs him. Like many other gangs the yakuza do not take disrespect lightly and this leads to violence. With all of the non-stop violence the film might be striving to point out that violence causes violence and does not solve anything in the end and is pointless. Sonantine touches upon the viewpoints of life, death, and honor. The scene where Ken is killed by a hit man is very intense and it portrays the true spirit of the Yakuza. In another scene, one of Murakawa’s men falls into a sand trap on the beach, one of the men ask, “Boss, isn’t it too childish?” Murakawa then replies, “What else can I do”....   [tags: gang demands, underboss, kitano]

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Large Scale Networks for Communities

- Large Scale Networks for Communities Large Scale Networks for Communities The technology of large scale community networks is no longer new, yet the feasibility of such a project is often daunting. The core areas of concern when developing a large scale network (LSN) are Traffic, Topology, Routing, and Control. Some examples of current LSN’s are School Networks, Research and Education Networks, E-Government Networks, Health Networks, Enterprise Networks, Overlay Networks like P2P service delivery and social-techno networks (Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin)....   [tags: Information Technology]

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The Desert Biome: One of the Most Interesting Biomes on Earth

- The desert biome is one of the most interesting biomes on earth. An area of land is considered a desert when it produces less than 10 inches of rainfall throughout the year. There are many different types of deserts in the world, with a very diverse group of plants and animals. It has temperatures that are generally hot during the day, and cold at night. A desert is a region so arid due to little rainfall that it supports only sparse and widely spaced vegetation or no vegetation at all. There are many different types of deserts including Trade wind deserts, Midlatitude deserts, Rain shadow deserts, and many more....   [tags: large ecological areas, not ecosystem]

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Stereotypes of Large Black Women

- Weighing over 250-pounds, she is very hard to miss. Although her presence takes on quite a few variations, she can be easily recognized by a handful of defining attributes. Other than her enormous size, she is more than often of a darker skin complexion, she is typically taking part in a conversation that is either confrontational or embarrassing and her best line is often little more than a sassy "Mmmm hmmm." This caricature, playing on stereotypes of large black women as rambunctious and sometimes aggressive, has been showing up for some time in black television sitcoms like "The Parkers" and movies like “Norbit” often have directors and writers who are black themselves....   [tags: Obesity, Black Women]

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Designing and Building Large Dams

- Most of the large dams designed with complicated geometry in which physical models have been used extensively. Overflow design guidelines has been used for standard geometries, which are fairly simple. For more complex geometries, physical and numerical models studied here was helpful. The disadvantages with the physical models are high costs and that it can take fairly long time to get the results. In this paper we used a numeric method that is called volume of fluid (VOF) to calculate flow rates on three types of ogee spillways....   [tags: geometry, hydraulics, floods]

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Food and The Digestive System

- Food is defined as a substance that can be metabolized by an organism to give energy and build tissue. The process of changing the food as the source of energy for human body is known as the digestive system. Digestive system is also important to take the food nutrient such as protein, vitamin, carbohydrate, minerals and so on. Human digestive system consists of two main digestion systems which are mechanical and chemical digestion. Human digestive system consists of seven crucial stages. The stages are mouth, pharynx and esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum and lastly, rectum (refer to Figure 1 in Appendix 1)....   [tags: Metabolism, Large Intestines]

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The Large Magellanic Clouds

- Paper I: The Large Magellanic Clouds Introduction The Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) is a large and diffuse galaxy that resides in the southern hemisphere of the sky, barely visible to the naked eye between the constellations of Mensa and Dorado.1,2,3 The LMC shares its namesake with the Small Magellanic Cloud (SMC), both named for Ferdinand Magellan, who noted their existence on his journey around the world.1,3 This pair of galaxies shares a dust lane and interacts with each other through tidal forces.2,3 Structure of the Large Magellanic Cloud from 2MASS The LMC morphology can be described as “an irregular barred spiral galaxy with three spiral arms and an extended outer loop of ste...   [tags: Astrology]

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Limiting the Amount of Soda Intake

- In our world today, everything is about going faster. Get through work so you can spend your weekend doing what you would rather spend time on. Get through this meeting to move on to the next meeting. Get through school in order to start life. Feeling productive could be called a human instinct by now, and caffeine intake (via soda, specifically) is one way that humans use to speed up the process. However, when it comes down to it, soda is an extremely sugary substance. And while others may think that it should be limited as a caffeinated drink, it would make sense that the size limit places businesses on limits....   [tags: sugar, speed, caffeinated, obesity, drink]

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Large Constitutional Republican System

- As James Madison defined, a faction is “A number of citizens, whether amounting to a majority or a minority of the whole, who are united and actuated by some common impulse of passion, or interest, adverse to the rights of other citizens, or to the permanent and aggregate interests of the community.” (Federalist. 10, page 43) If we look at the world throughout the history we see that there have been always efforts by factions to get power and authority. According to Madison’s definition, factions occur because of differences in opinions and interests among people....   [tags: James Madison, factions, interests]

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Advertising Manipulates Large Audiences

- Advertising is a form of communication for marketing and is used to encourage or manipulate a target audience. Paid announcements in the actual print, broadcast, or electronic media are degree of advertising which are employed to attract public’s attention into a product or business. The ultimate objective of assorted advertisement methods is to alert the public about new services or products offered by an operation, and persuade them to buy these products or make use of the services offered. A proper advertisement carries a great impact on the sales from the product, and that is why companies spend huge sum to generate effective advertisements....   [tags: communication, marketing, target]

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The Large and Generally Positive Effect Immigration has on the Economics of a Country.

- The effect immigration has on a country is a complex and sometimes a highly controversial subject. According to (www.migrationwatchuk.co.uk). Some members of the British population have a very negative perception of what immigration brings with it, whilst others agree that it brings diversity and a boost to every aspect of life. This report will focus on the large and generally positive effect immigration has on the economics of a country. Content Immigration can influence the economy in many ways by bringing in new labour, skill sets and opportunities which not only help the immigrants themselves but also create jobs for locals....   [tags: international students, immigration, tuition]

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Different Types of Databases

- ... Next, we will talk about how databases are useful. Databases are mainly useful because they can store a large number of records or data, which is easy to access whenever you would like to do so, it is also very easy to add new data or perhaps delete old data that is no longer needed. In my opinion though databases are more useful in the business world. For instance a database in the workplace is sort of a a large filing cabinet. If you think about it businesses use databases quite a bit to keep track of the payroll system, employee vacations, inventory of items sold, and a multitude of other things....   [tags: software functions, large multiusers]

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Essential Question: Is it Safe to Own Large Exotic Animals like Tigers?

- On October 18, 2011 over 50 large exotic animals were set free from their backyard zoo in Zanesville, Ohio by their owner Terry Tempos who later took his own life, according to Mark Guarino, staff writer for ABC News. The local police slaughtered 48 of the renegade animals instead of trying to capture them. In the United States, unqualified civilians owning exotic animals is a potentially dangerous problem that, if not properly dealt with, could lead to the endangerment, injury or even death of innocent animals and people....   [tags: zoo, unqualified civilian, legislation]

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Economic Is The Large Set Of Inter Related Production And Consumption Activities

- Economic is a term that has different meaning depending on the different economist. According to Investopedia (2015), “economy is the large set of inter-related production and consumption activities that aid in determining how scarce resources are allocated”. In the Northern Ontario districts of Greater Sudbury, Sudbury, and Nipissing, housing, job opportunities, health care, mining and personal debt are economic concerns. These are some of the issues affecting them economically, socially and environmentally wise....   [tags: Unemployment, Economics, Economy, Ontario]

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An Investigation To Show The Varying Amounts Of Microbial Decay Caused By The Amounts Of Water Added to Soil

- An Investigation To Show The Varying Amounts Of Microbial Decay Caused By The Amounts Of Water Added to Soil Aim: Our aim is to find the best type of soil for microbial decay. Apparatus ========= * 15 pieces of raw cabbage 4cm2 (three in each pot), * Five plastic pots, * Five pots of different types of Soil/Compost, * Five labels, * Weighing scale, * Rulers * We will put all pots in the same place making the temperature the same for each pot (room temperature)....   [tags: Biology Lab Report]

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Measurements in Accounting: Finacial Reporting

- ...  Current cost, just as its name implies, shows the amount of cash or cash equivalents that was acquired currently. When there are efficient external markets for analogous replacement assets, current cost can be reliable.  Realisable (settlement) value shows the value of net assets and income if it is sold separately. Based on the active markets or actual realisations, this measurement could be reliable.  Present value illustrates the present value of future net cash flows at a present discounted rate....   [tags: monetary amounts, costs, instrument]

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Large Multinational Corporations

- Large multinational corporations today often struggle with the complex issues in managing and developing their local IT resources to support the primary goal of global information infrastructure (GII). Global information infrastructure, at a high level point of view, is the worldwide information and communication systems that process and transmit data inside and outside national boundaries (Bowker, G. C., Baker, K., Millerand, F., & Ribes, D, 2010). In this paper I will discuss the major components that support GII for multinational corporation; how architecture and the included components of a company’s GII affect core information technology (IT) capabilities; finally, how managers can acc...   [tags: IT resources, global information]

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Making An Outsourcing Decision For A Large Mnc

- Making an Outsourcing Decision for a Large MNC Operating in a global environment requires a company to carefully consider the cost structure of its operations in order to remain competitive in the global landscape. Outsourcing, the development and manufacturing of products by moving this activity to a lower cost location may reduce operating costs (Laing, 2013). In order to decide whether outsourcing a division would be advantageous for the large international manufacturing company, the decision maker can use two types of decision-making models, prescriptive and descriptive decision making....   [tags: Critical thinking, Decision making, Cognition]

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The End of Large Department Stores and Malls

- The biggest department stores in the mid-1960s were Macy's, Hudson's, and Marshall Field. Hudson's had 25 floors; two of its four below-ground floors were basement stores, where 60 departments did up to 25% of the store's business. At its peak in mid-century, Hudson's employed over 12,000 employees and welcomed 100,000 shoppers a day. Hudson’s even had its own telephone exchange (Capitol), and the nation's third largest switchboard, with only by the Pentagon and the Bell System larger. Across all major cities, the downtown department stores were enormous, with elevators and escalators....   [tags: Shopping, Internet]

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Killer at Large: Childhood Obesity in America

- Did you know that 35% of the United States population is considered obese. Also, 66% of the population is considered overweight or more. (Saint Onge 2014) Even more frightening, in 2012 the Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported that more than one third of children and adolescents in America were overweight or obese (CDC 2014). The media sources used investigates the political, scientific, historical, and cultural reasons behind the childhood obesity epidemic in America. Obesity is a rapid growing epidemic in America and these sources present the facts causing this epidemic....   [tags: media, ethinic groups, overweight]

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Purchasing A Home Is A Large Financial Investment

- Purchasing a home is a large financial investment, yet so many individuals jump in blindly without having the current information and all the facts. The decision to own versus rent is not only an economic decision, but also a lifestyle decision that requires copious research. As a first time home buyer, it is imperative to learn what caused the collapse of the housing market, how the market has changed, the specific change mortgage companies have made in their lending standards, the types of loans that are available, and which loan is the best for your situation....   [tags: Real estate, Property, Tax, Money]

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Vaccinations : A Large Debate On Society Today

- Vaccinations have become a large debate in society today. Many people feel that they cause more harm than good and the side effects of these drugs can be fatal. Other people feel vaccinations are helpful in preventing epidemics such as yellow fever, smallpox, and measles. Vaccines and immunizations are a crucial part to the health of our country and the rest of the world and without them we would have more widespread illnesses. The first vaccination was created in 1796 by Edward Jenner, an English doctor....   [tags: Vaccination, Vaccine, Immune system, Smallpox]

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Potential Dangers of the Large Hadron Collider

- Successful application of technological achievements in the modern world from electricity to space exploration is indebted to science, a powerful instrument of the world’s investigation. Present day level of scientific research demands a new approach to developing an understanding of eternal issues of the life, such as creation of the universe or structure of the matter. Scientifically proposed theory of the Big Bang, which predicts that everything began from one massive explosion, requires further investigation....   [tags: CERN, Hadron Collider]

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Does Nonviolence Work on a Large Scale?

- It has been debated though out history whether or not nonviolence “works”. Many societies, and this without question includes the United States, have mostly relied on violent tactics. Many people believe that violence is the only way to stop wars, even though it creates war, and people tend to believe that violence is the one solution to many global and political problems. However, recent literature and research is starting to prove otherwise. Erica Chenoweth, a political scientist, recently published a book, Why Civil Resistance Works in 2011....   [tags: sociology, politics, civil resistance]

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Reducing Large Chest Tips and Exercises

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

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Cause and Effect Essay - Moving to a Large City

- Cause and Effect Essay - Moving to a Large City Whoosh. That is the precise sound I heard as the crazed flock of travelers headed for the train terminal. My best friend, Stacy, and I were left disoriented and understandably confused once the crowd thinned. We were at Madison Square Garden at the train terminal awaiting our train back to the hotel; it was our first trip to New York City. As one may imagine, it was a fascinating and surreal voyage into extreme urban life. It was so enthralling and exciting that afterward I felt compelled to make a permanent trek to a large city....   [tags: Cause Effect Essays]

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The Causes of Poor Productivity Within Large Organizations

- The Causes of Poor Productivity Within Large Organizations Productivity is the degree of output achieved in relation to a certain level of input. For example, in a call centre environment, productivity would be seen as the number of telephone calls answered per hour by a certain number of staff. The telephone calls are the output and the staff available to take the calls are the input. In order to improve productivity, one of the following has to occur: The level of input is decreased however the level of output remains the same, or, the level of output increases but the level of input remains the same....   [tags: Papers]

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Taking a Look at Different Breeds of Horses

- A draft horse (US), draught horse (UK) or dray horse (from the Old English dragan meaning to draw or haul; compare Dutch dragon meaning to carry), less often called a work horse or heavy horse, is a large horse bred for hard, heavy tasks such as ploughing and farm labor. There are a number of different breeds, with varying characteristics but all share common traits of strength, patience, and a docile temperament which made them indispensable to generations of pre-industrial farmers. Draft horses and draft crossbreds are versatile breeds used today for a multitude of purposes, including farming, show, logging, recreation, and other uses....   [tags: draft, crossbred, work or large horses]

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Poverty Strikes Large Families Harder

- When one confers with others on the subject of poverty, often times the subtopics of race, laws surrounding welfare, and how poverty stricken they are comes up. One may not have any thought just to how much poverty can impact large and young families more than older and smaller ones. Larger families are hit harder according to Joseph Rowntree when it comes to the well-being and welfare of the family, and can have a negative impact on all members of the family through every aspect of their life....   [tags: social issues, welfare]

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Large Granular Lymphocytic (LGL) Leukemia

- Large granular lymphocytic (LGL) leukemia is an uncommon disease, characterized by a clonal proliferation of mature, post-thymic T-cells, typically CD3+, CD4-, CD8+, CD16+, CD57+ phenotype, representing constitutively active T-cells Less commonly, LGL leukemia is derived from CD3-, CD56+ natural killer (NK) cells. Clonal T-LGLs escape apoptosis by failure to respond to the Fas/Fas ligand (FasL) pathway. Activating mutations in the STAT3gene occur frequently in LGL leukemia, and may play a role in pathogenesis....   [tags: patients, results, discussion]

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Building Large Urban Police Organizations

- Originally created to serve large urban police organizations and designed to respond to dangerous situations (e.g. those requiring hostage rescue, barricaded and/or armed suspects, mass shootings, and serving high-risk search warrants) the use of PPUs has recently spread into smaller, more rural departments (den Heyer, 2014). Kraska (1999) conducted a survey of both large police departments (those serving populations of 50,000 or more) and small departments (those serving populations between 25,000 and 50,000 residents)....   [tags: Police, SWAT, Constable, Paramilitary]

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Underage Drinking in Australia

- ... Underage drinking most commonly occurs at parties in which adolescents, without adult supervision usually drink to the point that they become intoxicated. When an individual is intoxicated, they are no longer conscious of what they are doing and this often influences the teen’s decision making and the actions they make. Being under the influence of alcohol can cause a whole lot of danger, trouble, and humiliation; Due to being intoxicated teens get themselves to get into fights, it causes injuries and health issues, dangerous car accidents, having unsafe sex, and even death....   [tags: law, excessive amounts of alcohol]

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Delegating Authority in a Large Organization

- Delegating Authority in a Large Organization Management 330 Delegating authority in any large organization is required to keep a steady workflow within the organization. Delegation is the process of distributing the workload in a top-down flow within an organization. Managers have a responsibility to delegate for the benefit of themselves and their subordinates but should not abuse the power of delegation by using it to make others take responsibility for their mistakes. Delegation allows managers to relieve some of their workload and allows subordinates a chance to learn the management field through on the job training....   [tags: Business and Management Studies:]

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