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Management of a 40 Acre Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum) Stand in Southern Michigan for Sustained Production of Sawtimber.

- Management of a 40 Acre Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum) Stand in Southern Michigan for Sustained Production of Sawtimber Sugar maple (Acer saccharum) is a hard maple used primarily for its lumber and sap. In fact, 9% of the hardwood sawtimber volume in the U.S. comes from this species (5). My client would like to begin extracting sawtimber from her 40 acre maple-dominated stand that has been unmanaged to this point. She sees a market for her sawtimber in the regional flooring industry, but would also like to manage for sustained yield....   [tags: Ecology Sugar Maple Trees Essays]

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The Monsters Are Due On Maple Street

- The Monsters are Due on Maple Street “The Monsters are Due on Maple Street” is an episode from the popular tv series The Twilight Zone. Twilight zone was created by Rod Serling, and first aired in 1959. The series is a dramatic fantasy and science-fiction anthology. The episode “The Monsters are Due on Maple street” is based around aliens. At least from the surface the episode seems to be about aliens. The average viewer would not see that the episode also has a deeper meaning, one that relates to history....   [tags: Joseph McCarthy, McCarthyism, United States]

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History of Maple Leaf Shoes Limited

- In this report, a research has been conducted on Maple Leaf shoes Limited. The research begins with the introduction of the company. It further discusses the challenges that the company is facing after the takeover. The report also discusses the key responsibilities that an HR manager of Maple Leaf limited should have. Introduction of Maple Leaf Ltd Maple Leaf Shoes Ltd is a manufacturing company providing vinyl and leather shoes. It is situated near Wilmington, Ontario. In 1969, the business started operating and now it has 380 employees in warehouses and offices internationally and across Canada and 400 employees in its Ontario plant....   [tags: conglomerate, business, takeover]

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Takako Azami’s Plum and Maple Trees

- Retro, vintage, classic: these themes have been gaining more and more popularity in the design industries during the 20th and the 21st century. The cause of this perennial trend may be due to the modern world’s recent, inventive recipe of cultural mixture: the perfect composition of modern aesthetic sensibilities and the essence of timelessness in traditional art. This new creation is also evidently integrating into Japanese contemporary art, with additional emphasis on the aesthetic mixture of the East and the West....   [tags: Art Analysis ]

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Maple Syrup Urine Disease: a Dreaded Recessive Abnormality

- Maple Syrup Urine Disorder (MSUD) is a genetic disorder caused from a mutation arising from a deficiency in one of six proteins that collectively form the branched-chain alpha-keto acid dehydrogenase (BCKD) complex (Genetic Science Learning Center). MSUD is characterized by heightened plasma levels in the branched-chain amino acids and excretion of branched-chain keto acids producing a maple syrup aroma (Pangkanon, Charoensiriwatana, and Sangtawesin 41-43). MSUD is an autosomal recessive disorder which means an individual must inherit a copy of the MSUD gene from both of his/her parents to be affected....   [tags: Medical Conditions]

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Maple Syrup

- Maple Syrup Maple syrup is to people as honey is to bees. The production of syrup is as technical as almost any refined sugar, though like honey it is produced completely naturally, from the sap of maple trees. The process of creating maple syrup is as easy as extracting the sap from the tree and boiling off the excess water. After discussing the sap production, syrup production, and the process of creating maple sugar, we will all have a greater understanding of Maple syrup. Maple trees first originated in China or Japan, and expand into about 100 species....   [tags: Papers]

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Review of Monsters Are Due On Maple Street

- ?The Monsters Are Due On Maple Street. is a story about the paranoia of regular people. When the power and phone lines stop working on Maple Street, the residents become hostile. One boy puts an idea into their heads: that aliens impersonating humans have done it. This single thought catalysts and soon all of the neighbors are ready to hurt each other for answers. ?The Monsters Are Due On Maple Street. is a good play to see for all ages. The play is so relatable to viewers because the characters are the kind of people everyone knows....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Agreement to Sell Canada Bread Company to Mexico's Grupo Bimbo

- The close links between Business Strategic goals and Human Resource Management in Maple Leaf Foods Inc., Canada Company background Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is well known as a leading packaged food provider in Canada with over 100 years sustainable working. Its head quarter is in Toronto, but it operates across the North of America, the United Kingdom, Mexico and Asia, as well. Since its foundation, this company has expanded primarily by merger and acquisition activities. It owned 90 percent of Canada Bread Company, Limited, found in 1911....   [tags: Maple Leaf Foods Inc]

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Correlation of Wood Type and Surface Coatings with the Resistance of Water Absorption

- ... I proceeded to place the wood treated with latex paint and oil based stain in their corresponding buckets. I covered each bucket with plastic wrap to prevent the evaporation of water, which would greatly interfere with my results, and secured the wrap with a rubber band. I then covered the buckets with a lid and placed them in my basement. I left them untouched for seven days, from December 21, 2013 to December 28, 2013, at a constant temperature of about 21.17C (room temperature). On December 28, the end of the seventh day, I removed each piece of wood from the buckets, but allowed any extra water clinging to it to drip back into the bucket for fifteen seconds....   [tags: softwoods or hardwoods, maple, poplar ]

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The Importance of Agriculture in Connecticut

- First of all, the preparedness plan highlights the importance of agriculture in Connecticut. Agriculture contributes $3.5 billion to the state’s economy and provides 20,000 jobs (Lopez et. al. 2010), and it has a high vulnerability to climate change. The Agriculture Workgroup was formed to evaluate specific impacts on agriculture. They found that most impacts were negative, and that the top five most imperiled features are maple syrup, dairy, warm weather produce, shellfish, and apple/pear production (source)....   [tags: climate change, maple syrup]

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Tim Hortons: The Business and Franchise

- When it comes to the term “Tim Hortons,” what comes to the average person’s mind might have a lot to do with which generation you grew up in. If you had grown up in the 1960’s and were a big hockey fan, you would probably match the name Tim Horton as the legendary defenseman who lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to four Stanley Cups. You even may match the name to the exotic De Tomaso Pantera, which was given to Horton as a one year signing bonus by the Buffalo Sabres, which Horton later died in during a high speed crash....   [tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, Stanley Cup]

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How Sweet It Isn’t: The Effects of Global Climate Change On the Maple Sugar Industry

- How Sweet It Isn’t: The Effects of Global Climate Change On the Maple Sugar Industry Global climate change has been the topic of discussion these days in New England, where spring thaw seems to come earlier each year, prematurely driving hundreds of sugar bush operators from their cabins and into the thickets to tap the sweet nectar of the sugar maple. Times and temperatures are changing for these laborers, and the effects of global climate change on the maple sugar industry have not gone unnoticed....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Forest Management Plan for Middlebury Forest

- Forest Management Plan for Middlebury Forest Description of the Middlebury Forest (~2 pages of text) The Middlebury forest is a 12.5 hectare tract of land in Middlebury, Vermont that encompasses as diverse array of wildlife and natural beauty. The canopy layer of the Middlebury forest refers to all trees greater than 12cmdbh while the sub-canopy layer refers to all trees between 2.5 and 12.5cm dbh. The data collection by the Bio 140 lab sections in the Gorham 11 LTER plot of the Middlebury forest surveyed and measured a total of 319 different trees (>2.5cmdbh), and 15 different species....   [tags: Forestry, Environmental Management]

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Study of Co-Existence and Competition at Warren Woods

- Discussion Reproduction and passing on genetic and behavioral traits to an offspring is a common fundamental to all the species on this planet. When studying forest ecology, it is crucial to study the proportion of individuals surviving at each stage of their growth as the lives and mortality experienced in a species population describes a characteristic of the species in question. In the case of American beech and sugar maple, their attempt to produce seeds is analogous to entering lottery, where every seedling has a potential chance of becoming a canopy but only some will survive and reach the canopy size; thus, becoming the fit ‘winners’....   [tags: dendrology, canopy trees, American beech]

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The Biological Competitive Exclusion Principle

- For a species to survive and flourish within a given environment, it not only needs to replace itself but also all the other species around it exclusively. Hence, if one species completely replaces another species, the result is a single dominant species, a monoculture (source 2). According to Gause’s law, every species in a given environment occupies different niches for survival. Therefore, two separate species competing for similar resources cannot fundamentally coexist (source Gause). This is known as the competitive exclusion principle....   [tags: ecological niches, animal species, environment]

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Police Policing Should Reduce Crimes And How The Police Should Improve Community Policing

- Social scientists such as Herman Goldstein, James Wilson, and George Keeling present many points of view on how community policing should reduce crimes and how the police should improve community policing. These social scientists’ theories will be examined to determine the best strategies to keep the public in New York safe. In Herman Goldstein’s essay, he identified five ways of improving community relations: these are refining police functions and public expectations, getting involved in the substance of policing, rethinking the relationship between the police and the criminal justice system, searching for alternatives, and changing the working environment in a police agency....   [tags: Police, Crime, Criminal justice, New York City]

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Case Analysis : ' Baseball Club, Rawlings, And Morneau

- I was tasked with serving as a juror during the November 10th mock court reenactment of Falzon v. MLB, Minnesota Baseball Club, Rawlings, and Morneau. The plaintiff in this case, Falzon, had been seriously injured by a shattered maples bat while attending a Minnesota Twins game in 2013 and believes that the four defendants should be held liable for his injuries as they occurred due to their negligence. In order for an act to be considered negligent in a court of law all four elements of negligence have to be proven: the existence of a defendant’s duty to the plaintiff, a breach of said duty, a direct link between the breached duty and the plaintiff damages, and actual damages....   [tags: Tort, Tort law, Law, Jury]

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The Amount of Time Needed to Burn Different Types of Wood

- Review of Literature Fire has been around for many years. As the years passed, we have thought of and invented many things that create and maintain fires for hours and hours. We take having fire instantly for granted. But what if we didn’t have a gas stove or gas grill anymore. We would have to use wood. People have been using wood for years, but do you know which kind of wood to use so that your fire burns for the longest amount of time possible or for the shortest amount of time. Fire is chemical reaction between oxygen and a type of fuel....   [tags: Chemical Reaction, Oil Content]

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Steinway and Sons: The Pinnacle of Quality

- Steinway & Sons are some of the most coveted and expensive pianos in the world, it is a business that has been running for 150 years, and still producing many of the highest quality pianos per year. The production process and sound quality of the Steinway pianos will be discussed in detail and then compared to the manufacturing techniques of a more commonly known piano maker such as Yamaha. Also being considered is the future and the possibilities it holds for the classical piano. • • • Henry Engelhard Steinway (Appendix fig....   [tags: Manufacturing]

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Mlb 's Search Engine ( Mlb )

- Abstract The MLB hasn 't used oak or pine bats yet (MLB 's search engine), birch made it 's way into bats (Phoenix bats). The independent, dependent, and control variable is the distance the ball went, the materials used to hit the baseball, and the tee. See Appendix B or C for data, the hypothesis was incorrect, the top three baseballs that went the furthest, two of them were hit with the aluminum bat and one with the pine dowel. Introduction If a baseball was hit off a tee with different materials, what ball would go the furthest....   [tags: Baseball, Baseball bat, Wood, Home run]

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Informational Interview With Boston Scientific

- Informational Interview with Boston Scientific On Friday November 20th, I met with Kalman Bundy, a Mechanical Engineer Manager at Boston Scientific in Maple Grove, MN. I met Kalman at the Boston Scientific facility to discuss the company and his roles, responsibilities, and work life. During the interview, he started with a quick PowerPoint to show me the business structure and what they manufacture at the Maple Grove facility. The plant includes three buildings, one for marketing, operations, and logistics respectively and each had their own business objectives and performance metrics....   [tags: Management, Manufacturing, Artificial pacemaker]

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The Link between Business Ethics and Organizational Reputation

- “Trust and reputation are built over many years and take but an instant to be destroyed” (Trevino & Nelson, 2011, p. xiii). The link between business ethics and an organization’s reputation are critical. Doing the right thing for the right reason helps to enhance an organization’s reputation while building their ethical capital. As ethical debacles regularly occur, it is clear that business ethics are not a fad (Trevino & Nelson, 2011). In this paper I will show how interconnected, or linked business ethics and organizational reputation are....   [tags: stakeholders, partners, corporations]

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Experiencing New Orleans Through Media

- Visiting Maple Street The visit to the Maple Street Book Store was one of my first real introductions to the history of New Orleans. Walking in the neighborhoods of New Orleans – or walking anywhere in general, actually – gives one a different view of the sceneries than if one were to drive through the neighborhoods. The houses in New Orleans all have a distinctive flavor to them, and passing by John Kennedy Toole’s house on the corner of the street showed that even though he was this terrific writer, he was still somewhat normal and similar to everyone else....   [tags: New Orleans]

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The Social Determinants of Health

- A person’s health along with the health of a community are influenced heavily by the social determinants of health. These determinants create a strong foundation for a healthy and proper development of a community (Public Health Agency of Canada, 2013). Further, a proper foundation will allow the children within the community to develop properly, which will foster their potential for intellectual and physical intelligence. This paper will explore the effects of healthy childhood development, personal health practices and coping skills, health services and income and social statuses with in the Maple Leaf neighbourhood....   [tags: childhood development, social support]

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Oatmeal... Bad for You?

- Mmmm... Oatmeal. American’s food of choice for a healthy breakfast. So many people look forward to that piping hot bowl of pure creamy delight in the morning, and have made it a part of their lives and their families’ daily lives. But, could this wonderful food suddenly change into an unhealthy substance overnight. Well, it has, thanks to America’s corporate food giant, McDonald’s. Like everything thing the company develops for consumption, it has made oatmeal unhealthy. Just recently, on January 3, McDonald’s released a new “healthy” option for breakfast called the “Fruit and Maple Oatmeal” and the at first new addition was welcomed....   [tags: Article Analysis ]

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A Flag for Canada

- A Flag for Canada The Canadian Government defines a flag as “a symbol to identify people belonging to a group.” Canada has been a country for many years but has always lacked one thing. Up until 1965, we did not have our own official flag. The first thoughts of Canada adopting its own flag started in 1925. A Privacy Council committee looked at the possibilities but their work was never completed. This meant that the Red Ensign and the Union Jack would continue to represent Canada. In 1946 a committee was again formed to determine a national flag....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Establishing Leadership Through Vocal Commiseration

- Change is an inevitable aspect when conducting business; crisis and respective unforeseen events too are an intrinsic facet and learning opportunity for organizational progress (Heath, 2001). During times of crisis public relations is an imperative supportive component to overall managerial activity involving a four-step process inclusive of analysis, strategic planning, implementation and evaluation (Ledingham and Bruning, 2000) in application of a broader practice beyond the immediate crisis with forethought to the future of the organization as a whole....   [tags: Strategic Communications Tactic]

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Hiearchy of the Education System

- Education over the past hundreds of years has made many changes and advances in the way it is run, what is included, and who is allowed to attend. The idea of a school board and what it is suppose to represent (serves) to a community has changed and has stuck to its founding principles. The power of the educational system is controlled through a network hierarchy.There are three major levels in which power is transferred through the federal, state and local levels. The local school board is a representative group of members made up of elected citizens from that district....   [tags: education board]

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The Ojibway Indians

- ... The Ojibway language is from the Algonquian language family. Ojibway words are very long and hard to pronounce. Here is a few of the Ojibway words translated into English. Mee-gwetch means thank you, Muckadaymashkeekiwabu is the word coffee, and Ahnimooshug is the Ojibway word for dogs. Weapons, Hunting, and Tools Ojibway warriors use bows, arrows, clubs, axes, and flails. A flail is a handle connected to a spiky ball with a chain. It was very hard to control. If they swung the chain the wrong way, the spiky ball could hit them and cause injury or death....   [tags: chippewa, ojibway, settlers]

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Where Oh Where Has Our Nuclear Fuel Gone?

- Since the Cold War, members of the international community have looked to nuclear energy as an alternative to fossil fuels and as a solution to the growing need for energy. Nuclear energy has disastrous consequences to its misuse and misconduct such as nuclear winters and sterilization. More alarming still is how nuclear power has become a diplomatic and military means of obtaining prestige on the world stage. As a country whose continent participates in this dynamic, Canada’s international treaties and safeguards with respect to fuel prove contradictive at Chalk River....   [tags: Energy ]

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The Concept of Family and Identity

- Family and Identity Identity is the concept of knowing yourself by following a lineage and other factors that make a person (Korfmacher, 25). In most cases of identification, individual is supposed to follow his or her background and affiliate with a group. In this case, a group can be family, tribe, nation, culture, and many others. As already mentioned, many people find it easy to identify with a group, but this is not the case of many people as well. Some individuals have struggled with what is commonly known as an identity crisis....   [tags: sociological philosophy]

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Animal Conservation and Enrichment in Zoos

- ... Psychological science can be defined as “the study of behavior and mental life” (Maple 70). By researching and studying animal behavior and mental thought process, experts can uncover more about the animal psyche and its classifications. “The study of behaviorism in zoos provides the intellectual framework supporting environmental enrichment, training, and behavioral management and husbandry” (Maple 70). The increase of many zoos and aquariums hiring, working in cooperation with, and even sponsoring internal behavioralist and psychologist teams has lead to major conservation breakthroughs and can be seen as a major justification and very beneficial to the institutions themselves....   [tags: protecting and researching the animal kingdom]

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My Audience About The Guitar

- Topic: The Guitar General purpose: To inform Specific purpose: To inform my audience about the history of guitars, the different style of guitars, and the different strings used on guitars. Thesis: The guitar has many I. Introduction A. Attention-getter: Imagine listening to your favorite genre of music. Whether it is either country, rock, or even hip hop, most likely, one of those songs will have a guitar in it. B. Reason to listen: The guitar is an instrument that can be heard in all types of music, it would be nice to know some information about the guitar....   [tags: Guitar, Electric guitar, Bass guitar]

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Cultural Diversity, Norms, And Values

- A person’s culture usually defines their identity, norms and values. I belong to the Canadian culture and will be examining the main elements of this culture such as its symbols, language, norms and values. Canada is considered to be a multiculturalist country, which can reveal why some aspects of my Polish heritage are incorporated into my culture and identity. Therefore, I believe that there is cultural diversity in Canada and that individuals can relate to different cultural identities in this culture, which is not the case for others around the world....   [tags: Culture, Sociology, Multiculturalism, Canada]

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The Top Eleven Popular Episodes of the Twilight Zone

- The Twilight Zone (1959-1964) is one of the most well know sci-fi series ever made, and filmed in black and white which even adds to its visual mystic. It is hosted by Rod Sterling who wrote many of the episodes himself. The series also featured many soon to be-famous actors such as Lee Marvin, Robert Redford, Burt Reynolds, Dennis Hopper, Carol Burnett, James Coburn, Robert Duvall, Charles Bronson, Peter Falk, and William Shatner, plus a number of established stars of the time such as Buster Keaton, Art Carney, and Mickey Rooney....   [tags: sc-fi, actors, episodes]

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Disregard for Plant Life in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Lost World

- Disregard for Plant Life in The Lost World Throughout The Lost World, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle continually portrayed his characters both revering and yet mistreating the beautiful foliage around them. It was a rather strange combination of attitudes: people usually have treated the things they revere quite well, but Doyle did combine these attitudes in this writing.   Take the example as the group was traveling down the river. During the trip "our two professors watched every bird upon the wing, and every shrub upon the bank" (74)....   [tags: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Lost World Essays]

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Hockey: Canada's Game

- In 1994, the Canadian Federal government compromised and voted to make hockey Canada’s National Winter Sport and lacrosse Canada’s National Summer Sport. Which Sport should be named Canada’s true national sport. Hockey is in the blood of all Canadians. Millions can vividly remember the first time they put on a pair of skates and stepped onto the ice. Providing nation-wide entertainment, Canadians are overcome by emotional realization that “Canada is hockey.”- Mike Weir. Generations of Canadians were brought up listening to Hockey Night in Canada every Saturday evening on the radio....   [tags: Sports]

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The 's Hierarchy Of Needs And The Self Verification Theory Of Psychosocial Behavior

- Human beings have been “posting” information about themselves and their lives to an audience of their peers long before the advent of Computer Mediated Communication (CMC) and Social Media. Used colloquially, the verb “post” describes the act of displaying or submitting information through a digital medium (Random House Kernerman Webster 's College Dictionary, 2010). However, within the context of this paper, I will be using the term in a much broader sense, as in “to affix (a public notice or bulletin) to a post, wall, or the like’ or ‘to bring to public notice by means of a poster or bill’ as in ‘the notice was posted on the wall’ (Random House Kernerman Webster 's College Dictionary, 2010...   [tags: Maslow's hierarchy of needs, Abraham Maslow]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Dust Of Snow ' By Robert Frost

- Robert Frost, well known American poet of 191 poems, has a common message in his writing. Focusing mainly on Birches, The Road Not Taken, Dust of Snow, Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Beech, Come In, and In Winter In, his main message is to always focus on the positive when everything else is trying to pull you down. This idea could also be seen as trying to always keep a positive attitude. The thesis above can be proven through a textual analysis. The shortest poem we will be focusing on, Dust of Snow, even proves the thesis to be right....   [tags: Robert Frost, Poetry]

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Caskets are Not Just a Pine Box: Casket Industry

- The casket has come a long way in its illustrious history. From the ancient Egyptian sarcophagus to modern casket, there has been much advancement in the field of burial receptacles. A thorough knowledge is essential to anyone interested in the funeral industry. This report will give a brief history; discuss the different materials used, the manufacturing process, and the expected direction of the industry. Since the time of the Pharaohs early forms of burial receptacles were anthropoidial and generally custom made....   [tags: wood caskets, funeral industry, coffin makers]

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The Mind Blowing Protein Shake Recipes For Weight Loss

- 10 Mind-Blowing Protein Shake Recipes for Weight Loss Losing weight can be a challenge, especially when temptation is in our faces every time we walk into the kitchen. With some pre-planning, many of the reasons to eat something that is not beneficial to your diet can be eliminated. Eating healthy and with the goal of weight loss doesn’t have to be boring or tasteless. Protein shakes and smoothies can be a satisfying way to beat the cravings and not make you feel like you are missing out on the foods you enjoy....   [tags: Nutrition, Milk, Chocolate, Teaspoon]

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Fast Food And Its Effects On Health And Nutrition

- McDonalds is somewhere everyone has eaten at, but do they really know what they are eating. People today trust anyone with their food in order to save time for work and other important tasks. The time spent on cooking meals in America has "fallen by half since the mid-sixties" (Pollan, "Cooked" 3). Nutrition has been put in the hands of fast food corporations around the world, and they are unfortunately concerned more about money rather than health and nutrition. In other words, the food produced by McDonalds and other fast food establishments is the unhealthiest food people can eat and often leads to serious illnesses if consumed enough....   [tags: Nutrition, McDonald's, Fast food restaurant]

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Food Networks on The Coast of New Hampshire

- The Seacoast of New Hampshire and the surrounding regions are full of a vast amount of local food resources. In my town of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, people are making it their life’s work to spread awareness about the importance of locally grown food. The Seacoast Growers Association is one organization that has been holding farmers’ markets since the 1970s. Besides just working to make local food available on the seacoast, “…this Local Food Network also offers great educational and awareness building programs and promotes the importance of clean water, air and land to preserving not just our agricultural heritage, but also our future” (Seacoast Growers Association)....   [tags: Food & Drink]

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A Brief History of Piano Greats and Jazz

- A Brief History of Piano Greats and Jazz The piano has been a pivotal instrument throughout the development of jazz music. Starting with ragtime, which developed out of classical music, all the way to modern jazz the piano has been a foundational instrument upon which many styles have been built. This is a result of the versatility of the instrument, as it has the ability to play accompaniment, rhythm, and solo improvisation simultaneously. Throughout the course of jazz history many musicians have utilized the piano to develop new and unique styles....   [tags: Polyrhythmic Styles, Bebop]

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Research Assignment on Invasive Species: Asian Long-Horned Beetles

- The Asian long-horned beetle is an insect that first originated in China, Korea, and Japan(5) It is widely known for attacking many types of trees and destroying trees in rural, urban and suburban communities(³). We didn't want this beetle to invade North America, but through transportation(¹), this beetle found its way here and started to feed on our natural hardwood trees(4). If the Asian long-horned beetle is not stopped, we won't see any fall colours on the leaves of trees(²). Luckily though, there are certain ways to counteract the Asian long-horned beetle, so we can still fight off this pest....   [tags: fighting off pests]

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An Elegant Room Welcomed By A Benevolent Host

- I enter an exquisite room welcomed by a benevolent host. I glance around and see dining tables strategically set as if the queen were to be expected. White flowers with silver sparkles adorn the tables to add a final touch. The lights are dimmed low and classical music plays in the background to create a placid atmosphere. A savory aroma fills the room making me crave the chef’s fine platter. The host leads my party to a table and offers us drinks. As we wait for dinner to begin, murmurs fill the room with general conversation....   [tags: Cooking, Culinary art, Food, Chef]

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The Physics and Science of the Violoncello

- ... The top and back parts of the cello are usually hand-carved. The sides are formed by heating up the wood and bending them. The body of the cello has two wide bouts at the top and bottom, and two C bouts at the middle. A bridge and two f-holes are in place below the middle part. The top and back parts of the cello has purfling- a decorative border inlay. However, purfling is not just decoration; it is used to protect the instrument from cracks. Because of playing, traveling, and/or the weather, the cello may form cracks around the rim, but the pufling helps the crack spreading further to the top or the back....   [tags: cello, string, instrument, construction]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Setting '

- Setting: It is a nice, sunny spring morning in Middletown, Connecticut. A group of five friends are out at their favorite restaurant for brunch. Gregory has to decide which parent to visit for the holidays, and enlists the help of his friends in deciding whose home to spend the holidays at. All of the friends are gathered around a brunch table, enjoying their breakfast when Gregory begins to speak. Gregory: Puts down coffee. I just have no idea what to do. Both of my parents live the same distance from my house so it’s not a matter of which trip will hurt the environment less, like it is for my sister....   [tags: Mother, Mother insult, Parent, The Table]

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Character Analysis Analysis Of Bailey 's Cafe

- Characters Analysis in Bailey’s Cafe Gloria Naylor creates a peaceful place called Bailey’s café in her book, where people can find their confidence and release their stress. Bailey and his wife, Nadine, are the owners of the cafe, and Bailey is also the most important narrator in the book. By running the cafe, Bailey meets a lot of different customers who share some common but have particular life experiences. Some of the customers are white, while most of them are “colored people”, the same as Bailey....   [tags: Gender, Female, Male, Human]

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The Importance Of Improving Critical Thinking Skill

- Improving critical thinking skill is one of the key elements to being a university student. It is important because it provides general knowledge and civic capacity which leads to a higher sense of public values and social responsibilities; all of which can be obtained through a passion for higher education. Teaching critical thinking can help students see outside the box because it evokes imagination and introduces students to a creative space where they can communicate and think innovatively (Hooks, 2010)....   [tags: Education, Sociology, Critical thinking]

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The Effect Of Digital Technology On Manufacturing

- The use of Digital Manufacturing technologies such as CNC machines and Computer Aided Design (CAD) is becoming increasingly important in both Guitar making and furniture making. With the use of examples including Ercol, Peter Wood, Alex Bishop Guitars and Gibson, as well as references to other guitar and furniture making companies throughout, I am going to investigate how these advances in technology have had an effect on manufacturing for both a traditional guitar maker, and a traditional Windsor chair....   [tags: Guitar, Electric guitar, Lute, Orville Gibson]

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Field Journal Report in Grassy Pond

- My research site is located in Westford, Massachusetts off of Grassy Pond and the triangle of this pond is located between Nutting Road, Plain Road and Depot Street. My site located in Grassy Pond can be found by parking in the area off of Plain Road then continuing up the path until you see a broken down fence to your right. This is the site for my field journal. In my site I am mainly surrounded by trees. On one side there is a path that will lead you in a circle around Grassy Pond and on the other side it is a drop down path to the Grassy pond but before you reach the pond you will enter some wetlands....   [tags: wetlands, flora, snow]

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The Electric Guitar's Influence on Music

- The electric guitar has changed our music since it was first introduced in the 1930’s. In the late 1930’s, the electric guitar was used for jazz then merged into a big band format. During the 1950’s and 1960’s, the electric guitar was one of the most important instruments in pop music. Nowadays electric guitars are used for Jazz and pop, and other genres like rock, heavy metal, blues, and country. This instrument has made a huge impact on our music since its invention in 1931. No one knows who invented the first electric guitar, but Adolph Rickenbacker was one of the most likely inventors of the electric guitar....   [tags: music, wood, vibrations]

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Identity: Every Person is a Story

- ... This group is composed of the second cousins of the parents as the tree goes on. From this, it can be noticed that family can extend further as the tree grow further. Even though the family can be an extended further and further, it should be noticed nuclear family is crucial in everybody’s life. A close-knit family is the strength of every individual, and family unity makes one stronger both psychologically and socially. And as said, nuclear family is everything as far as family matters are concerned....   [tags: tribe, nation, culture, nuclear family]

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Nathaniel Hawthorne 's Young Goodman Brown

- “By the sympathy of your human hearts for sin ye shall scent out all the places--whether in church, bedchamber, street, field, or forest--where crime has been committed, and shall exult to behold the whole earth one stain of guilt, one mighty blood spot” (Hawthorne pg. 21). “Young Goodman Brown”, an American short story by Nathaniel Hawthorne, does well to blend together a dark, mysterious storyline with a lesson fixated upon the battle between good and evil. Hawthorne was born into Salem, Massachusetts, a small village whose citizens had once accused and executed each other for being “witches.” During these times, the conflict between good and evil and its effect upon one’s overall happines...   [tags: Young Goodman Brown, Nathaniel Hawthorne, God]

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Hunting, The Wildlife, And Our Planet

- Hunters often reveal that being in nature provides time to clear the mind. In the woods, there is no rush, no schedule, and no deadlines; nature moves at its own pace. This interaction provides a deep spiritual connection with the land, the wildlife, and our planet. Hunting has been around since the beginning of time and has been in many people 's lives for generations, these are some reasons why people all across America continue to hunt. Hunting has many benefits such as reducing deer related car accidents, controlling deer densities in heavily human populated areas, creates jobs, and feeding and supporting families....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, White-tailed deer, Elk]

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The Craft And Folk Art Museum

- The Craft and Folk Art Museum is located across LACMA on Wilshire Boulevard, and it was not until the 14th of October when I finally got to visit this place. Upon my arrival, the museum was still closed and the first thing I saw outside of the entrance was a colorful and chaotic installation piece made by my professor’s friend. The first thing that came out of mind when I saw that artwork was how interesting the mind is of an artist to create these types of things. When the museum finally opened, I could not help but think of what other exciting art pieces are inside, I honestly did not really know what to expect since I never been to a museum dealing with only craft and folk art....   [tags: Art, Visual arts, Arts, Aesthetics]

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Review of The Anti-aging Properties of Relastin Skin Revitalizer

- Relastin Skin Revitalizer Revance Therapeutics, Inc, Newark, CA What is Relastin. Relastin Skin Revitalizer is an anti-wrinkle firming skin cream designed to encourage the production of elastin to reduce fine lines and wrinkles and restore elasticity.The formula soaks into the layers of skin to produce healthy, smooth skin with lasting results.. How does it work. Elastin is a protein in the skin that allows it to stretch. Elastin production stops around the time of early adolescence. Over time, the elastin in your skin becomes less capable to stretch and spring back....   [tags: Product Review]

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Vermont: The State of Nature

- Vermont is wonderful state with full of nature beauties, mountains and large rivers and valleys; and that is the reason for the meaning of Vermont is “green mountains”. Vermont is one of the smallest state in the United States with full of nature beauties. The history of the Vermont is quite interesting. Vermont is the one of the best state for travelling and enjoying the greatness of the nature. Major furniture and an ice-cream industries are in in Vermont. Not only the nature and the industries are great, but there are different sports in the different season....   [tags: History of Vermont, United States]

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Characteristics of Various Deer Species

- ... White-tailed deer mate in November in the northern parts of their range and in January or February in the southern parts of their range. The female can have from one to three fawns after about six months after mating. They hide their young in different areas in order to keep them safe from predators and ensure the survival of at least one fawn. Fawns are reddish-brown at birth with white spots that help camouflage them. They can walk immediately after birth and forage for food a couple of days later....   [tags: habitats, fawns, life]

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The Accident at Danebra's House

- ... She told me those were her friends’ gifts. There were many pictures on the wall. All of them were Danebra herself since she was a little child. She was chubby and very cute when she was five. Then, the older she got, the thinner she became. Neat the bed, there was a picture of her and another man, who was very handsome. I asked her who it was but Danebra just smiled and told me that I was too young to need to know. One day, as soon as the bell rang to announce the school ended, my mom was at the school gate to pick me up....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Release Me from My Prison

- ... “A situation has arisen in Idaho,” he told me as I sat down. “One of our agents has become…” he paused as he appeared to be choosing his words carefully, “estranged from communication. She was on a vital reconnaissance assignment checking into one of our competitors. What we need from you is an extraction. You’ll be flying immediately out to Boise to meet up with Quinoa to organize the extraction. Be careful, Barley,” he warned me, which is something Soy never does, though there seems to be something he is holding back from me....   [tags: personal narrative]

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The Political Situation Of Australia

- Political Issues The political situation of Australia is known to be relatively stable. Based on reports released by The Economist Intelligence Unit, the country is one of the world’s most politically stable countries which directly translates to the ease of doing business in the country, low political corruption, and a high amount of government support for business related functions. In terms of corruption levels relative to other countries, Australia is ranked the 11th lowest according the Corruption Perception Index as of 2014, which is fairly close to Canada at 10th place ....   [tags: Australia, Culture of Australia, Gender, Refugee]

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Comic Fairings For Public Amusement

- The highs and the lows of most historical movements have been depicted by the decorative arts, either as heroic statuary or as comic fairings for public amusement. Such examples are Harradine’s earthenware figures in the form of inkwells, titled Virago, and Baby. Women’s suffrage in the United Kingdom as a national movement began in 1872, led by the Woman’s Social and Political Union (WSPU). At the crusade’s peak, the WSPU attempted to storm the House of Commons, and in 1908, the burning of the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s country home....   [tags: World War I, United Kingdom, World War II]

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German Influence on Ragtime

- It was once called “the people’s music”, and “the delight of children (Koenig).” America’s development of ragtime is no doubt a representation of the blending of different cultures and influences. Germanic instrument’s influence on ragtime was a result of the development of new instruments overtime, the availability of new musical instruments to African Americans, and America’s significant blending of diverse cultural sounds. Germanic instrumentation’s influence on ragtime was a result of the development of new instruments overtime....   [tags: musical instruments, jazz, germanic instruments]

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Drew Hayden Taylor's Essays

- In Drew Hayden Taylor’s essays, he creates and manipulates various tones that each appeal to a different reader, which allows for his writings to be accepted and related to by various people. Through his use of shifting tones in “What’s an Indian worth These Days” and “Why did the Indian Block the Road”, from humorous to informative to sarcasm, Drew Hayden Taylor challenges stereotypes about First Nations people. Taylor use the humorous tone to show how ridiculous stereotypes are about First Nations people....   [tags: Essay, Literary Analysis]

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I Am Not Einstein

- “I think… I remember the whole, of what must have been the last day”, I exclaimed quietly to myself as the memories started to flood back to me. I was sitting at my maple wood desk, thinking and researching. That day in class we learned about the Theory of Relativity, but I didn’t quiet understand it. I mean, I did get it, but not to the extent that everyone else did. I got the basics… of one concept. I remember the teacher exclaiming, “Einstein predicted that the length of and object can be measured to be shorter when it is moving than when it is at rest.” This was one of the concepts that confused me a lot, “ so, what exactly does that mean?” I felt like he just expected me to know what...   [tags: Creative Writing]

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Canada's Market Economic System

- Canada runs on a market economic system. Which means it bases its production and distribution on supply and demand, rather than planing these things ahead. Canada's economy consists of two main industries called service and manufacturing. Agriculture is one of the very important industries that is in the category of both service and manufacturing. Trade is another important factor of Canada's economy. Exports make up a huge portion of Canada Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Industry, agriculture, and trade are all very important aspects that influence Canada's economic system....   [tags: market, manufacturing, trade]

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Glorification of Masculinity in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Lost World

- Glorification of Masculinity in The Lost World      The male ego and the fulfillment of a man's own image of himself can be strong motivating forces behind his actions and behaviors. Society has created parameters used to define a "real" man; failing to live up to these specifications threatens one's masculinity and standing amongst one's peers. These expectations and requirements for manhood are constantly reinforced by society. The prevailing stereotype of the classic "Marlboro Man" along with movie heroes such as James Bond, Indiana Jones, and John Wayne give the impression of the adventurous ladies' man who laughs in the face of danger and can do no wrong....   [tags: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Lost World Essays]

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Major Images in Hawthorne's Young Goodman Brown

- Major Images Found in Young Goodman Brown Salem village: It was “the center of the witchcraft delusion, in the witching times of 1692, and it shows the populace of Salem Village, those chief in authority as well as obscure young citizens like Brown, enticed by fiendish shapes into the frightful solitude of superstitious fear” (Abel 133). the pink ribbons of her cap: 1. “The ribbons are in fact an explicit link between two conceptions of Faith, connecting sweet little Faith of the village with the woman who stands at the Devil’s baptismal font....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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Personal Writing: My New Life In India

- Personal Writing: My New Life in India Tap ... tap ... tap ... I looked up to see a blurry figure of my mother tapping a few fingers on my shoulder. "Sorry to wake you up, Rishi, but me and Daddy have something important to tell you." She was not smiling. I got up, now fully awake, wondering what was going on. With my father standing next to her, my mother crossed her arms and, in a tone that I knew could not be argued with, stated, "We have decided to move to India permanently." I was awestruck....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Comparing the Violin to a Puzzle

- Comparing the Violin to a Puzzle A violin can be compared to a puzzle. Each piece of the puzzle has a unique role in the outcome of the picture, or in this case, the overall sound. The pieces are brought together by both the violin's maker and its player. Just like a puzzle, different persons, when given the same pieces probably will not put them in the same order. This fact accounts for the differences in the designs of master violinmakers and the tonal differences between players. To quote Joseph Wechsberg, " The tone is of course created by the violinist ....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Descriptive Essay: A Beautiful Place

- I think we all have a beautiful place in our mind. I have a wonderful place that made me happy a lot of times, years ago. But sometimes I think that I am the only person who likes this place and I'm asking myself if this place will be as beautiful as I thought when I will go back to visit it again. Perhaps I made it beautiful in my mind. This place is meaningful to me because it is part of the county I loved, is part of the county where I grew up and is part of my childhood. This place is in the country in an old region named Appalachia, a small piece of the Appalachian Mountains, in a town named Pikeville....   [tags: Descriptive Essay Example]

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Those Winter Sundays

- Distance is a problem in many homes whether it be through emotional distance or physical Distance or it may just be that the word love is not spoken enough, in both Robert Hayden’s poem “Those Winter Sundays” and Rita Dove’s “Daystar” is a distant parent are they selfish or mean or is the love they do show just not understood. In Robert Hayden’s poem “Those Winter Sundays” show that children have a hard time understanding why a parent is distant the speaker says “Sundays too my father got up early and put his clothes on/ in the blueblack cold,”(Line 1-2) the father even gets up very early on Sundays as in the “blueblack cold” the speaker seems to not understand why the father does this why d...   [tags: Literary Analysis, Robert Hayden]

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Famous Japanese Gardens

- Japanese garden has a very appealing aesthetic importance due to continuous change in various seasons. These gardens always maintain the stillness of air and peace, even though they are changing externally in every season. Following are some of the famous Japanese gardens all over world: • Ryoan-ji Temple in Kyoto: It is a famous Zen garden style and one of the most popular dry-landscape designs. It is believed to be the unique masterpiece in the culture of Japanese gardens. This garden is comprised of low walls, rock seats arranged on white gravel bed....   [tags: Gardening]

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Using Python to Solve Chemical Engineering Problems in the Classroom

- Computer programming and engineering problem solving have much in common. Both use a structured approach to ensure the right steps in the right order with correct information. Therefore, programming a computer to solve chemical engineering problems can help a student begin to develop the skills to set-up and efficiently solve problems. Essentially, in programming you are ‘teaching’ the computer to solve the problem. Therefore, you have to understand the problem to translate it successfully into a working program....   [tags: Information Technology]

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Paradox in Teaching and Learning

- Palmer’s third chapter speaks about paradox in teaching and learning. He describes paradox, overall, as the inner tension experienced in the heart of every teacher, competing and pulling between laughter and pain, joy and sadness, engagement and apathy. He embraces the soul of the strongly : “teaching...can only be expressed as paradoxes”. Push them yet coddle them, inspire them yet give them thinking time, challenge them yet celebrate their established riches. Parker’s description brings into light the true tension in the hearts of teachers, balancing forces of emotion, identity, intellect, and truth....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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The Ojibway Culture

- The Ojibway Culture "The Ojibways affirm that long before they became aware of the white man's presence on this continent, their coming was prophesied by one of their old men, whose great sanctity and oft-repeated fasts enabled him to commune with spirits and see far into the future. He prophesied that the white spirits would come in numbers like sand on the lake shore, and would sweep the red race from the hunting grounds which the Great Spirit had given them as an inheritance. It was phrophesied that the consequences of the white man's appearance would be, to the Anishinabeg, an ending of the world." Ojibway Spear Fishing Ojibway spear fishing was done at night...   [tags: Papers]

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Understanding the Digestive System

- The human digestion system is very complex. It starts with the mouth, salivary glands, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, liver, pancreas, gallbladder, small intestine, large intestine, then ends/exits with the anus. Each step is essential to the whole system. For example, the mouth chews food and mixes it with saliva produced by the salivary glands, and then the pharynx swallows chewed food mixed with saliva, this is followed by the food traveling through the esophagus to the stomach where the food gets a bath and mixes with acids and enzymes....   [tags: food, nutrition, stomach]

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Guitar History

- The guitar is a fretted, stringed instrument, and is a member of the lute family. It originated in Persia and reached Spain during the twelth-century, where it¹s versatility as both a solo and accompanying instrument were established. The theory of the guitar was discovered in the early centuries. They found that the sound of a bowstring could be enhanced by attaching a resonating chamber -most like a tortiseshell- to the bow. From the bow came essentially three main types of stringed instruments: the Harp family, which was the sound of plucked strings indirectly transmitted to an attached sound box....   [tags: essays research papers]

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