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History of Capital Punishment

- History of Capital Punishment Execution is a common punishment throughout the world for cruel and unspeakable acts of violence and acts of rage. The cruelest form of execution is hard to say because there are many different forms of execution. Execution dates back to the middle ages. It was used for a large number of crimes including petty offenses involving property. Most death sentences involved torture, such as burning at the stake, breaking on the wheel, and strangulation. Burning at the stake was a popular death sentence and means of torture, used mostly for witches and suspicious women....   [tags: Papers]

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The Second Coming

- The Second Coming In his poem "The Second Coming," Yeats predicts cataclysmic changes about to be wrought upon human kind. He states, "Things fall apart; the center cannot hold;/Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world," (1511). This statement is in line with Modernistic thought of this time period. Modernistic writers felt that traditional teachings left something to be desired, and that it was time for change. There was a huge upheaval in religious beliefs and current religious convictions were being challenged with new scientific knowledge....   [tags: Second Coming]

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lesson plan for saxophone first lesson

- Saxophone First Lesson Plan: Introduce yourself to the student, and learn their name. „P First, show the student how to put the saxophone together: 1. Attach neck to the saxophone body 2. Then, attach mouthpiece to neck 3. Finally, attach the neck strap to saxophone 4. Tell them that it is a good idea to put the reed in their mouth while they put their instruments together, so it will be moist and ready for play by the time the clarinet is assembled. „P Next, you show them the correct posture: 5....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Original Writing

- Original Writing My parents had gone to my dad’s work’s dinner and dance and my sister had gone to the pub with some friends. I was home alone. I was sitting in the living room watching the cricket on TV, when I got a phone call: it was my sister, I couldn’t understand her and then I hung up, I thought to myself that was a bit weird, but thought nothing of it. She got back about two minutes later, she said “I’ve been in a car crash” she said. She was with two mates, one had been in the car with her and the other had been driving behind her....   [tags: Free Essays]

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Evaluation of a modified neck snare to live-capture coyotes

- Pruss, S.D., N.L. Cool, R.J. Hudson and A.R. Gaboury. 2002. Evaluation of a modified neck snare to live-capture coyotes. Wildlife Society bulletin. 30(2):508-516. Many researchers opt for the most humane and safe techniques when obtaining live animals for study. A variety of devices are employed in the trapping of coyotes (Canis latrans), one option being the neck snare. Since all trapping methods have their dangers, researchers in the article “Evaluation of a modified neck snare to live-capture coyotes,” are motivated to improve trap safety to decrease mortality rates....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Descriptive Essay- Describing Bass Guitar

- Description paper You can describe an object a few ways. Depending on what that object is, you have to decide on the best manner of analyzing it. If you were describing a musical instrument like a bass or guitar, the physical description might be sufficient. However, to a musician there's a lot more to it. Sitting in a music stand in the corner of a room right now is a bass. This bass looks very simple to the eye, but actually has a lot more detail than you think. To the normal eye, someone sees a smooth body shape with a long wooden neck overlapping and continuing vertically up....   [tags: description essay, observation essay]

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Spurn Point

- Spurn Point The photo shows Spurn Point from the south. The buildings in the foreground are a lifeboat station and Humber Pilots base. These are soon to be abandoned due to the likelyhood of the neck of the spit being breached. To the right deposition inside the curve of the spit (Old Den) can be seen. Just to the northwest of the lighthouse seen in the centre of the picture, but not visible in this photo are the old lighthouse keepers buildings, now derilict and partly overwhelmed by sand....   [tags: Papers]

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Personal Narrative: My Brother's Sports Injury

- Personal Narrative: My Brother's Sports Injury The social forces of the world today have a tremendous impact on a person's life. Social forces can make you change the way you think, the way you act, and even your personality, especially on early teens. In some cases people don't realize it is changing them. My brother, Beau, attends school in Shawnee, Oklahoma. He is a 4.0 honor student and president of his class. He plays football, basketball, baseball, and wrestles. He is "Mr. Popular" amongst his fellow classmates, but on February 5, 1999 this would all change....   [tags: Papers]

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Math and Music

- Math and Music When you listen to a piece of music you usually don’t think of math, but the two are interlinked and music always involves math even though we don’t always realize it. When musicians play music they are using mathematical formulas to play. There are formulas for making cords, scales and a formula for the what notes they play. Musical notation also involves math, you use time signatures while playing along to a piece of music which are basically just fractions, 3/4,7/4, and 4/4 are all time signatures....   [tags: Papers]

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how do image and sound create meaning and what other functions does so

- Baby's First Sweater size: 6 months - 1 year; chest size: 21 1/2"; finished size: 22" materials: 4-ply worsted weight yarn; needles size 8, 1 ¼ yrds 3/8" satin ribbon gauge: stockinette stitch on size 8 needles-- 9 stitches = 2" 6 rows = 1" back: cast on 50 stitches (sts) • row 1: work in garter stitch (knit every row) for 6 rows. • row 7: work in stockinette stitch until 7” from beg. end purl row. • note: width across back is 11". sleeve shaping: cast on 24 sts at end of just worked purl row....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Versatile Uses for Scarves

- For centuries, scarf has been the foremost versatile accent for ladies. This text talks concerning some basic scarf attachment directions or steps on the way to tie a shawl for many common and common forms of scarves. Due to varied scarf styles, materials and shapes out there of late, scarf has become a perfect accent for all seasons and occasions. If worn well, it adds barely of magnificence and charm to any formal or informal apparel. Commonly, fashionable or modern scarf is created of silk, material or acetate that give a lightweight weight, fluid movement, strength, and a shiny end....   [tags: shawl, bandana, designer]

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History of The Guillotine

- The guillotine was first introduced during the French Revolution by a man named Dr. Joseph Ignace Guillotin. He is a physician who first was involved with the issues of medicine. On December 1, 1789 he became interested in the idea of capital punishment. He invented the guillotine. It was a contraption used for causing immediate and painless death. It included a falling blade, running between two upright boards of wood and later a basket. Therefore, one may believe that the design of the guillotine helped with executions....   [tags: essays research papers]

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How the Concentration of Sodium Thiosulphate Influences Speed of Reaction with Dilute Hydrochloric Acid

- How the Concentration of Sodium Thiosulphate Influences Speed of Reaction with Dilute Hydrochloric Acid Aim: I am investigating how the concentration of sodium thiosulphate influences the speed of reaction with dilute hydrochloric acid. Equipment ========= * 1 piece of paper with a cross on it * 1 timer * 1 conical flask 100ml * 1 test tube brush * 119ml Sodium thiosulphate * 14ml 100% Hydrochloric acid * 1 beaker 400ml * 1 beaker 10ml 1....   [tags: Papers]

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The Disproval Of Spontaneous Generation

- From the beginning of time it was believed that living things could come from nonliving things. This process was known as spontaneous generation. However, in the middle of the 17th century and then through the next 100 years, this idea was disproved by three important experiments. We now know that a nonliving object or group of objects can not turn into a living organism. Spontaneous generation is impossible in the atmosphere that we have today. In the early 1600’s, people believed that living organisms could evolve from nonliving organisms....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Definition of Rheumatoid Arthritis

- Padilla, Byers- Connon, Lohman (2012) define Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) as a progressive autoimmune disease with onset in young adulthood or midlife. RA initially presents with inflammation and pain in the metacarpophalangeal and interphalangeal joints of the hands and eventually progresses to other organs. Signs and symptoms characteristic of RA include fatigue, loss of appetite, fever, deformities, overall achiness or stiffness that occurs on awakening, also indicates systemic involvement. The severity of the systemic symptoms usually matches the severity of joint involvement....   [tags: progressive autoimmune disease]

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The Elusive Term

- The Elusive Term The word "ring-giver" is slippery because it does not stick to its logical meaning. Once researched and defined, it is known that a ring-giver is a king or overlord. Not just a king can be called a ring-giver. A person in an administrative position can be referred to as a ring-giver. The thanes who received this award of arm-ring or neck-ring proved their battle-worthiness and were held in high respect by their kinsmen. Therefore the warriors kept close watch of their rewards. After research, one also finds the term "ring-giver" is a kenning; or Anglo - Saxon metaphor....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Description of the Shubb Capo

- Description of the Shubb Capo Introduction- General Description The Shubb Capo is a simple mechanism that is used to bar the strings of any fretted, stringed instrument, on a certain fret therefore changing its key. The Capo consists of four major parts: the main frame (figure #3), containing the string bar and to which all of the other parts are connected, the neck brace (figure #2), which is the piece that secures the capo to the neck of the instrument, the pivoting lock mechanism (figure #1) that works with the locking screw, to force the neck brace to the back of the neck of the instrument, and the protective rubber arm (figure #4) that fits over the string bar to pad the fret bo...   [tags: Papers]

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The Conquistador

- A tall, stately conquistador sat high in the saddle of his blood red, high stepping stallion, its long tail was perched high over his back, the masculine man adorning the magnificent creature sat as if in a rocking chair as the high spirited animal danced about. The conquistador held his stallion firmly by his reins, forcing his steed to step to the side as the rest of the regiment moved along the trail, trudging alone in the balmy heat, he removed his helmet tucking it firmly under his left arm against his body, he located his handkerchief that he had tucked into his left sleeve of his shirt, retrieving the white hanky Carrasco begin dabbing his handkerchief around his forehead and the back...   [tags: Creative Writing Examples]

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A people and a nation

- Oral Cancer consists of cancer cells in the mouth, including the lip, gums cheeks, tongue, tonsils, and floor of the mouth. In 1992 there were approximately 11,500 new cases diagnosed and 2,200 deaths in the United States. It’s a proven fact that more men then women are affected. The primary cause of mouth cancer is tobacco use. Like smoking, chewing, and dipping. Smokers are 4 to 15 times more likely to develop cancer of the mouth. Another cause of this cancer is chronic or excessive alcohol consumption....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Makeup for Performers

- Makeup for Performers --------------------- Aging with Grease Makeup. There are a lot of makeup's you can use to produce an aging affect, but I decided to use grease. The grease makeup I used was a skin tone palate by Kryolan. Before doing any makeup techniques I studied the shape and size of my bone structure and my facial features, this is so I knew where to shade and highlight. To create the aging affect I practiced shading and highlighting both on my hand and my face, to do this I used a small-medium sized brush....   [tags: Drama]

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The Vampire Strikes

- The shadows on the walls of the dank corridors appeared to move into strange contortions in the flickering torchlight. Slowly but purposefully the cloaked man moves through the avenue of suits of armour. It is almost as though he is hunting something as he stalks down the corridors, like a wild animal on the prowl. He is tall, almost unnaturally so and his face is startlingly white. He is dressed all in black, apart from the lining of his cloak, which is a deep blood red....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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Sir Gawain and Green Knight Essays: Allegory

- Allegory in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Discuss the allegorical significance of the following words of the Green Knight, You are so fully confessed, your failings made known,/ And bear the plain penance of the point of my blade,/ I hold you polished as a pearl, as pure and as bright/ As you had lived free of fault since first you were born . These words are uttered by the Green Knight almost immediately after he delivered the third blow on Gawain s neck (l 2391-2394). They should be understood as referring to events which began with Gawain s arrival at the Lord s castle....   [tags: Sir Gawain Green Knight Essays]

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Creative Story: The Chronic Swamp Murders

- Creative Story: The Chronic Swamp Murders One day while Joe and Jill Hemp were walking through Chronic swamp they came across a trail of blood in the water. They followed the trail until it stopped at a dead body. The body was of a man who was wearing a camouflage outfit. They immediately ran back to their house, which was not far from the murder site and called the police. Their house was located right on the edge of the swamp. When the police got there they roped off the whole area so they could start their investigation....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Shirts and What They Say about the Man Who Wears Them

- A man’s dress shirt can speak volumes about his personality. The colors, the collar and cuff styles and even the fabric and fit of the shirt all combine to create an impression. By selecting each carefully a man can control first impressions and second glances. A man needs between six to ten shirts per week to have a fresh look for everyday. With a little help, a man can cultivate just the right look for himself. The first choice to consider is the preferred fit of the shirt. Today shirts come in three basic fit styles....   [tags: telling personality through clothing]

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What is a Ring-giver?

- What is a Ring-giver. Those who’ve been asked for the definition of a ring-giver have answered with a dumbfounded facial expression, “Does it have anything to do with the movie Lord of the Rings?" Or others might simply think that the word "ring-giver" basically means a person who gives out rings. This word can be considered a vague term because it might sound like it has one implication, but in fact, it actually has a deeper meaning. During the Anglo-Saxon period, the word "ring-giver" is also labeled as a kenning, which is an extended metaphor....   [tags: Definition Ring Giver Essays]

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Susan Glaspell's Trifles - The Sweetness of Revenge

- Sweetness of Revenge Susan Glaspell’s play, Trifles, seems to describe the ultimate women’s suffrage story. No longer will men have an upper hand against women after reading this story. Cleverness will be the key to retaining power from the men in this story. The one thing that woman are criticized for, the idea that women tend to look at the ‘little picture’ instead of the ‘whole picture’, will be there path to victory. Two stories of revenge are told in this story, the revenge of suppression and revenge of being portrayed as ‘unsophisticated, unintelligent’ women....   [tags: Trifles Essays]

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The Massospondylus Carinatus Fossils

- ... 1.2 ) Dating and naming of the fossils The fossil was named Massospondylus (massōn, "longer") (spondylos, "vertebra") this name comes from the Greek. In 1854 by Sir Richard Owens 1.3) Description of main fossil/s found at the site Massopondylus carinatus, was a medium sized herbivore, had a small head and large eye sockets . large teeth and nostrils, its upper jaw jutted out beyond its bottom jaw and had a variety of tooth types. Scientists are not sure whether this animal was a herbivore or carnivore, but evidence from the stomach proves that it was a herbivore....   [tags: jurassic period, dinosaur]

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Abdominal Crunches are a Real Pain

- Crunches can be a real pain in the neck. Although this popular exercise helps strengthen your rectus abdominis at the front of your waistline, if you're a newbie to exercise, or if your form is poor, it can do more harm than good, and strain your neck. Gradually building up your abdominal strength and mastering proper form is essential to get the most out of crunches. About Abdominal Crunches Although crunches don't spot reduce fat from your tummy, they do strengthen your abs, and as part of your core, strong abs can alleviate lower back pain, and improve your athletic performance, balance and stability....   [tags: exercise, muscles, cardio]

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The Science of the Guitar

- Sound is longitudinal wave produced by compression and rarefaction of matter. Sound is produced when a vibrating source creates rhythmic variations in the air pressure (zitzewits & Murphy, page 268) to determine the wavelength of sound you need an equation which is, v=fλ. To explain this equation in broken down context v=velocity (m/s), f= Hertz(Hz) and the symbol λ(Lander) is the unknown that needs to be solved in order to determine the wavelength. Physics of the guitar The guitar has been around for thousands of years in one form or another....   [tags: sound, vibration, frequency]

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Heroes in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Joseph Campbell

- Heroes in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Joseph Campbell Many would agree that although there are many stories about heroes, they all seem similar in some way. Joseph Campbell wrote many books about this theory of a "hero cycle" that every hero story follows. In Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, this pattern is clearly exemplified and it shows the numerous steps in Joseph Campbell's idea of the hero cycle. The first step in Campbell's hero cycle is "the call." This is when the hero of the story is drawn into some type of journey, challenge, or adventure....   [tags: Papers]

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The Increase of Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

- The incidence of oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (OPSCC) has been steadily increasing, in contrast to the steady decline of other head and neck cancers.1- 5 This trend has been attributed to the increased incidence of human papillomavirus (HPV)–positive OPSCC,6,7 comprising 40.5% of cases of OPSCC before 2000 and up to 70% since 2009 (P < .001).3 The differing etiologies for OPSCC has been shown to affect 2 different patient populations with differing overall prognosis. Human papillomavirus–positive OPSCC affects younger, nonsmoking, white males and patients with more extensive sexual history.1,8- 12 Human papillomavirus–negative OPSCC tends to affect older patients with a history of h...   [tags: neck cancer, symptoms, HPV status]

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Informational Essay on Triceratops

- The Triceratops (figure 1) was and herbivore that lived in the late Cretaceous period, which was around 125 million years ago. The Triceratops existed at least 66 million years ago. It was a Rhinoceros-like dinosaur that had a sturdy body structure. It had four legs, three horns, and big eyes. Triceratopses were very complex. The Triceratops was discovered near Denver, Colorado, in 1889. It was discovered by a Paleontologist by the name of Othniel C. Marsh. The first fossil that was discovered was mistakenly identified as an extinct species of Buffalo....   [tags: herbivore, dinosaur, cretaceous]

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Sir Gawain Preparing Himself and His Neck

- Sir Gawain Preparing Himself and His Neck Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, written by an anonymous fourteenth-century poet, describes the Arthurian legend about the Green Knight’s game with Sir Gawain. Now almost a year passes since the Green Knight has started a friendly challenge of a blow for a blow. And it is time for Sir Gawain to prepare and to meet the Green Knight to receive his strike. Sir Gawain sees how the people around him care for him and wish he didn’t have to go....   [tags: Arthurian Legands English Literature Essays]

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The Ancient Mariner By Samuel Taylor Coleridge

- The Albatross: A Symbolic Figure Through the use of poetry, many people can interpret it in many ways. Poems are said to be works of art created to relay important messages or express how the poet was feeling when it was written. Poetry, a unique concept, sometimes portrays important key elements, such as symbols, literal and figurative meanings, a theme, and a tone of the poem. When analyzing the poem, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, it incorporates all these components and many more that make it a wonderful work of art....   [tags: Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Albatross, Superstition]

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Diesel Or Petrol : The World Population Increases At Break Neck Speed

- Khan, Muhammad Mrs. Lescure English 1301, MWF 12-1 November 25, 2015 Diesel or Petrol People around the world use many different sources of energy to get through their day. In order to run cars, motorcycles, boats, trucks, planes and even generators we need either gas or diesel, the two most common types of fuels. Now the question stands as the world population increases at break-neck speed, is the demand for a certain type of fuel going to change our quality of life. If so, which fuel is more efficient, powerful, and earth friendly....   [tags: Internal combustion engine, Petroleum, Gasoline]

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Traumatic Stress Disorder ( Ptsd )

- When something causes a rapid and forceful back-and-forth movement of the neck, whiplash can occur. This motion has the ability to injure the disks, bones, muscles, ligaments and tissues of the neck. Although the majority of people suffering with a whiplash injury will recover within a few months, about 25 percent will not. These individuals suffer disability and have long-term pain that can last years. According to scientists at Northwestern University, within the first two weeks of a whiplash injury, special Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) allows the scientists to determine which patients will develop chronic pain, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and disability....   [tags: Pain, Suffering, Muscle, Prescription drug]

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Musculoskeletal Disorder of the Lower Back

- Have you ever felt that sharp pain in your back and wondered “what is going on?” well it could be a cause from what is called Musculoskeletal Disorder. Musculoskeletal Disorder has a wide range of effects on different parts of the human body and affecting over hundreds of millions of people, it causes long-term pain and disability. In this paper we mainly will discuss MSD of the lower back. At one time as many as 85% of the population has experienced lower back pain (LBP) in recent years. For doctor visits the reason has become the second, this is not including those whom do not question or seek advice for the problem and just in hope that one day the pain will go away....   [tags: back pain, musculoskeletal disorder, dentistry]

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My Position With Kaiser Permanente 3

- I am writing this letter as a claim letter representing my injuries, hardships, and pain/suffering. Since the accident on August 10, 2015 I have endured many treatments from my medical provider; that have still not resulted in much pain relief. I have completed special injection procedures, physical therapy, electrotherapy, and followed a home based physical therapy treatment program. In still not finding full relief some of the existing options to look into would be burning the effected nerves; and if all else fails infusing the disc in the neck through surgery....   [tags: Pain, Suffering, Massage, Injury]

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The British Influenced The Death Penalty

- The British influenced the use of the death penalty in America. In the seventeenth century when European settlers first came into what was he called the New World; they brought harsh practices such as capital punishment to implement their rules. The first execution in the new colonies occurred in Jamestown, Virginia in the year 1608. The person executed was Captain George Kendall excused for being a spy for Spain. There is no greater issue in the United States that separate peoples’ views than that of the use of capital punishment....   [tags: Lethal injection, Capital punishment]

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Symptoms and Preventing Musculoskeletal Disorders in Dentistry

- Musculoskeletal disorders can cause problems in dentistry workplace causing the ability to not be able to perform duties in the workplace. Musculoskeletal disorders have increased worldwide in the workplaces for the past decade. Work related injuries can also be a part of musculoskeletal disorders such as neck and shoulder, headaches, back pain, and carpal tunnel. These are the main factors of musculoskeletal disorders in the dentistry field, in which this relate to the dentist and dental assistant....   [tags: dentistry, neck pain, shoulder pain]

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Throgs Neck in the Movie Summer of Same Directed by Spike Lee

- ... If you are driving into Throgs Neck then you will notice its main highways the Cross-Bronx Expressway and the Throgs Neck Bridge. The Throgs Neck Bridge connects the Bronx to Queens. The area Throgs Neck once was “Vriedelandt” later changed to Throgs Neck. For a while, people have been arguing whether or not Throgs Neck has two GG’s or one. The name Throgs Neck originally comes from an English man named John Throckmorton who was able to stay as the Dutch had allowed him to, in 1642. Ultimately, the American Indians drove out the Dutch....   [tags: crime, neighborhood, parades]

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Evolution Of The Cave Fish

- The cave fish is a curious object of study. One of which has many scientist rushing to discover exactly why this fish developed that cannot see. The cave fish live in dark caves and have evolved to life without vision. Both Lamarck and Darwin had excellent theories about evolution. Darwin believed that natural selection had the biggest impact on the evolution of a species. Darwin theorized each population had variations, these variations caused the individual to either have a greater or lesser chance of survival....   [tags: Natural selection, Evolution, Eye, Genetics]

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Anatomy And Physiology Paper : Anatomy

- ustin Youssef Anatomy and Physiology Paper #4: Nerve Anatomy The nervous system is an imperative part of the human body that assists in the transmission of signals across several different parts of the body. It also releases messages back and forth from the brain to the different parts of the body and coordinates the voluntary and involuntary action of the body. At the cellular level, the nervous system consists of a cell called a neuron, also known as the nerve cell. The neurons connect via synapses that act as a pathway connection that transmit signals to other cells....   [tags: Nervous system, Neuron, Spinal cord, Nerve]

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Susan Glaspell 's ' Trifles

- Why are women expected to be trapped inside of the house everyday and maintain the household. Over time the way women have been treated, and what is expected of them, has changed. The way women are viewed and treated has changed, but in certain situations men see them as nothing more than a maid Although women in today’s society may have another job, they are still expected to maintain the household. Susan Glaspell’s play Trifles places an immense emphasis on how the households should be kept and how men treated women....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Woman, Trifles]

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Vehicle Design: Airbag System

- ... Head Restraints Today, headrests are found in every type of car to avoid neck injuries that happen during an automobile collision. The head rest is important for preventing whiplash in rear impact crashes. In some cases of collisions when the car slams into another object or the brakes are slammed in quickly, the body stays still in the same position. However, the head is thrown either forwards or backwards. Once the head is thrown one way, it naturally throws itself the other way because the vertebrae and neck muscles force it that way....   [tags: crash sensors, seat belts]

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How to Smoke a Hookah

- Before you purchase any of the items you need to smoke hookah, you may want know what hookah is. Hookah is the term used when all elements used to smoke are combined. What exactly are you smoking. The flavored tobacco put into your hookah is referred to as shisha. “Shisha is the very moist and sticky tobacco that has been soaked in honey or molasses.” (Kamal, 2014) It’s a lot different from smoking cigarettes due to the fact that it is wet and it’s not lit, but heated with a coal. You don’t want to smoke too much because of the side effects....   [tags: tobacco, pipe, chemicals]

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My Life At Newton High School

- I used to be just a normal seventeen year old. Who lived with his older sister named Megan, his younger brother Michael, and who was all being raised by a single dad named Jared. Everything was going pretty well, I was about to start my senior year at Newton High School. But three weeks before school started something happened that I 've felt like I 'm drowning, I felt like I was imprisoned in chains and weights are secured to them. I was gradually being submerged and all I could of done was watch myself sink into this deep dark abyss that is called life....   [tags: Debut albums, English-language films, Seizure]

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Audrey Hepburn's Neck

- Western Conceptions and Coming to Age in Alan Brown's Audrey Hepburn's Neck Alan Brown's story is a comical yet emotional tale of a Japanese man obsessed with American women, after viewing his first Audrey Hepburn film at the age of nine. Jane, a flamboyant American English teacher, seduces Toshi, a twenty-three-year-old manga cartoonist living in Tokyo. As Toshi tries to carve a life for himself, he discovers the complexities associated with sexuality and American women, especially Jane. Throughout the book, Brown beautifully captures how atypical and baffling the Western style can be to someone from outside the culture....   [tags: World Cultures]

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History of Throgs Neck and Maritime College

- History of Throgs Neck and Maritime College. “In September 1642, John Throgmorton , with 35 families applied to the Dutch authorities in Niew Amsterdam for permission to settle in. Permission was granted in October 1642, and the conlonists settled on the long neck lying south of what is Eastchester Bay today and named it Throgmorton’s Neck after their leader. By the time of the American Revolution, the name had been contracted to Throgg’s Neck. Throgmorton and his colony thrived for short time, for in the later part of 1643, the Siwanoy Indians attacked the colony and destroyed it....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Warren Commission

- ... It was trusted at the time that they would uncover the edges at which the shots had entered Kennedy's body, surely indicating where the shooter or shooters were arranged. The dissections really made considerably more disarray, as they were totally conflicting. The principal examination was led in Parkland Hospital in Dallas, in spite of the fact that the authority one was led in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Washington DC. At the point when the two examinations were looked at, disturbing contrasts appeared....   [tags: hoover, fbi, shooter]

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Neck and Shoulder Pain Caused by Posture

- Being a dental assistant can be very challenging when it comes to posture and sitting properly. There are several musculoskeletal disorders that can affect your job in the long run. Some so severe you may have to have surgery!. I don’t think we want that. Dental assistant mostly experience right-sided neck and shoulder pain, also hand and finger pain that is worst in the first and second fingers. If it doesn’t get taken care of immediately, this pain could lead to muscle imbalances, ischemia, nerve compression, or disc degeneration....   [tags: dental assistant, porture, neck pain]

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The Voice Box ( Larynx )

- Laryngectomy Laryngectomy is partial or total removal of the voice box (larynx). The larynx allows air to pass through the vocal cords, which allows you to speak and breathe. After having a laryngectomy, you will no longer be able to speak normally or breathe out of your nose and mouth. Instead, you will have an opening (stoma) in the front of your neck that you will use to breathe and communicate. Laryngectomy is commonly done to treat cancer of the larynx. If cancer has spread (metastasized) to the lymph nodes in the neck, lymph nodes may be removed from one or both sides of the neck....   [tags: Medicine, Health care, Blood]

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Dystonia Will Not Control My Life

- Dystonia Will Not Control My Life Have you ever wondered what life would be like with an uncontrollable muscle spasm. How would it change your life. One type of muscle spasm is called Dystonia, which causes a twitching with a group of muscles moving involuntarily. Understanding what Dystonia is can help the victim's and everyone who knows them. People with Dystonia are different then people without it because thay are sometimes not able to do the same physical activities. For example a "normal" person can drive a car, a person with spasmodic torticollis, a form of dystonia that affects the neck and shoulders, might have dystonia so badly that they can't watch the road long enough to...   [tags: Personal Narrative Essay Example]

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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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Physics of the Electric Guitar and Amp

- A guitar is an instrument made out of wood or other wood like materials. Many things could affect the instrument's qualities, such as the types of lacquer used or what kind of strings are used. The guitar amp is an instrument in itself just as a guitar, not all amps are created equally. An amplifier allows the guitarist to express his playing to the world. Some amplifiers are made using really simple vacuum tube circuits, and others are made from really complex solid state circuitry. Not any two similar guitars will sound alike, just as how any two similar people are not exactly identical....   [tags: physics guitar amplifier]

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Stinging a Guitar

- Changing guitar strings is a relatively easy process; although it definitely requires a bit of patience to get them correct. Once you have completely the steps a few times, this process may take about fifteen minutes to complete. Important parts of the guitar that you will need to know about: the bridge located underneath the sound hole, the neck of the guitar is located where the strings lie it is made up of frets (this is the majority of where you place your fingers while playing), and the head where the tuning posts (tuners) are located....   [tags: tuning, tighten, bridge pins]

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Dark Samus

- The Galactic Federation cruiser Nova Lord disintegrates in the upper atmosphere of the planet Arcterra as it is dwarfed out by Dark Samus’ flagship, the Annihilator. The cruiser was on a mission to attack the flagship. However, it underestimated the ship’s firepower, and was promptly captured after a brief skirmish. A laser shot rings out aboard the bridge of the Annihilator, and is followed instantaneously by the collapse of a Galactic Federation prisoner to the floor, a black scorch between his eyes....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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Equine Metabolic Syndrome and Its Implications on Laminitis

- The term ‘easy keeper’ or ‘easy doer’ is heard often in the horse world when it comes to animals that retain fat fairly easily or that simply maintain their body weight without having to be fed in large amounts. Most people don’t think much of it, while plenty are glad to have horses that are easy to feed. However, that ‘cresty neck’, fat on the tail head and on the sheath or mammary glands of horses can have a lot more to do with their health than most folks take into consideration. Yes, they’re overweight but, in most cases, it doesn’t seem like a very big deal....   [tags: horses, easy keeper, laminitis]

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Lamarck And Darwin 's Theory Of Evolution

- The cave fish can be a curious object of study. One of which has scientists rushing to discover exactly why this fish lost the ability to see. The cave fish live in dark caves and have evolved to life without vision. This mysterious regression has scientists scratching their heads. Is this Both Lamarck and Darwin had excellent theories concerning evolution. In the case of Darwin, he believed that natural selection had the biggest impact on the evolution of a species. Darwin theorized each population had variations, these variations caused the individual to either have a greater or lesser chance of survival....   [tags: Natural selection, Evolution, Eye, Genetics]

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Oropharyngeal Malignancies: TORS with Adjuvant Therapy

- Adjuvant Therapy In the present study, 12 pts were advised adjuvant radiotherapy either with or without chemotherapy. TORS alongwith neck dissection allowed us to identify patients with favourable pathological features, thus allowing for deintensification of overall treatment in comparison to concurrent chemoradiation. In a similar prospective single arm study by Weinstein et al.,25 ipsilateral SND at the time of TORS for primary oropharyngeal carcinoma allowed to "deintensify’’ adjuvant therapy (postoperative chemoradiation) in many pts....   [tags: chemotherapy, treatment]

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An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge By Ambrose Bierce

- “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” by Ambrose Bierce starts off with the protagonist, Peyton Farquhar, standing on a railroad bridge twenty feet above the water. Farquhar stands on a plank with his wrist tied behind his back, and neck tied with rope. The Northern army surrounds him, waiting for the sergeants signal to release Farquhar upon his death. At this moment, Farquhar stares at the river below his feet, watching pieces of driftwood flow downstream. He notices the river flowing slowly. To keep his mind off the current situation, Farquhar closes his eyes, thinking about his wife and children....   [tags: An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge, Ambrose Bierce]

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The Components of Mishel’s Uncertainty of Illness Theory

- ... Cognitive capacity may be affected or impaired because of multiple factors the patient experiences. As stated by Neville, cognitive capacity may be affected by difficulty processing information due to anxiety, fatigue, drugs and chemotherapy. Structure providers are defined by Neville on page 208 as, “the resources available to assist an individual,” such as the person’s social support and educational level. Mishel views uncertainty as a danger or an opportunity (Neville, 2003) Merle Mishel developed a way to measure uncertaintity....   [tags: symptoms, treatment, cancer]

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Essay Difference Between Tikki Movie And Movie

- Without love there is no loyalty, and without loyalty, there is no bravery. In the book and movie of the story Rikki- Tikki- Tavi, they were neck and neck. Snake against mongoose, though one must surely die, neither will back down just yet. The book, Written By Rudyard Kipling, and the movie, produced by Julie Ross, generally both carry the same plot and main idea: After being washed out of his home, and cared for by a loving family of three, he wants to repay them, and in the process does an unforgettable act of service....   [tags: Rudyard Kipling, The Jungle Book, Rikki-Tikki-Tavi]

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Life Is A Precious Thing

- Every moment of life is a precious thing, many people in this world don’t think about it, and I was one of the worst ones. I used to take everything for granted. I would wake up and not think about the little stuff I had and that I should appreciate. One morning after I made one little mistake everything would change. It was just like any other morning, I woke up, ate breakfast, got dressed, did my hair and makeup and then hopped in my pickup to drive the 45-minute road from Adel to Lakeview to get school....   [tags: Thought, English-language films, Mind, Psychology]

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The Pros and Cons of Chiropractic Practice

- The Pros and Cons of Chiropractic Practice Exercise science possess many traits that attracted my attention whether it dealt with the different job opportunities or the ability to help an individual. There are two areas of exercise science that one can choose as a possible career path or as a major minoring in something else related to this type of work. One of the areas of study includes exercise physiology which can be defined by “the study of how the body’s structures and functions are changed as a result of acute and chronic bouts of exercise”....   [tags: exercise science]

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The Baroque Period

- ... Over the course of his life, George Frideric Handel participated in over 50 operas, dramatic oratorios, and orchestras. The myriad of instruments used during the Baroque period are divided into four groups: brass, keyboards, strings, and winds. Included in the brass group are trumpets, horns, and sackbuts. The trumpet, originally made of bamboo or wood, was replaced by a shorter version in 1300 and later fashioned into the shape of an S in 1400. Continuing to evolve rapidly, the trumpet became formed, coiled into an elongated loop in 1500 and could be constructed in both brass and silver....   [tags: music success, history]

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Museum Report Porcelain of Korea & China

- Walking through the Museum Store doors of the Pacific Asia Museum and past the Mosher Gallery, viewers will find themselves surrounded by beautiful porcelain wares from earlier civilizations of Korea and also China. It is elaborated in the article, Global China: Material Culture and Connections in World History: " The significance of porcelain for the study of world history is due in part to its unique physical properties. Fired at very high temperatures, porcelains can withstand the ravages of time and nature, surviving for centuries to tell their stories, regardless of the seas or soils in which they are submerged and which quickly destroy items of cotton, silk, wood, and paper....   [tags: global china, korean art, world history]

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Sir Gawain And The Green Knight

- After reading through the piece of literature Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, one will realize there are many elements present throughout that could be analyzed such as humility, chastity, and courage. It could be interpreted that the author meant for the main theme of the writing to be a theme of chastity. Although the element of chastity is present in that Sir Gawain is tested by many sexual temptations, the element of humility is one that is prominent and changing throughout the piece. Humility is apparent throughout the story in the way Sir Gawain displays false humility at the beginning, the way he keeps his humility during his stay at the castle, and the way he is truly learns humilit...   [tags: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight]

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Is the Portrayal of the Dinosaurs in the Movie and Book Accurate in Real Life

- Deinos, Greek for fearfully great; awe-inspiring and sauros meaning a lizard. From these words “Dinosaur” is created. When imagining a dinosaur, do thoughts of a large Tyrannosaurus Rex, a swift Velociraptor, or a gliding Pterodactyl appear. Or are those thoughts composed of an image of a small Compsognathus. Do visions of the dinosaurs that we often saw in our childhood come to mind. The amiable brightly colored friends in cartoons or the fearsome bloodthirsty experiments in movies. Were those dinosaurs portrayed accurately....   [tags: jurassic park, dilophosaurus, archeologists]

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Human Health: Understanding the Activity of Signal Pathway

- The research, in this article, is significant to human health because the understanding of the activity of a signal pathway can or cannot give you a grasp on how it can affect other processes in the body. If the effects are known and understood, then we can know how to treat and/or modify the processes and give a discovery in the field of science. Specifically, in this article, understanding the structure of chromatin is vital to understanding how it affects replication, transcription, and repair....   [tags: Chromatin, histone acetylation, chemotherapy]

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The Guitar

- The Guitar About five hundred years ago the guitar was invented. Since then, the guitar has played a crucial role in music. It serves as the heart for song, from Jazz, to Blues, to Heavy Metal. The guitar is perhaps the most important instrument in modern music. The two types of guitar most popular today, are the acoustic and electric guitar. The first guitar like instruments looked nothing like the guitars of today. These instruments were called lutes. Lutes later became vihuelas, which then evolved into the guitar in the fifteenth century....   [tags: Papers]

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What is Vocal Health and Why is Vocal Health Relevant to Contemporary Singing

- Human voice is an expressive musical instrument as people use their own voices to perform pieces or songs with or without any other instruments. If the voice is damaged to a serious stage, it can be lost forever. Therefore, vocal health is important to singers to take care their voices. In the following discussion we will discuss what the vocal health is, why it is relevant to contemporary singing from vocal anatomy, physiology and voice function. Vocal health Vocal health is the ideal operating of the vocal mechanism (Hughes, 2002)....   [tags: human voice, instruments, vocal health]

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Creative Essays: The Dream

- A glinting piece of metal catches my eyes, within the darkness. My feet walk quietly over to the glinting metal; my feet take steps cautiously towards it for some reason. I looked at the piece of metal and took in the circular edging. I stared into the reflecting surface and stumbled in shock at the reflection. Instead of my normal appearance; all I could see was pink hair, a silhouette face and body, with a matching pair of eyes looking into the mirror. This isn't me I averted my eyes to look around in the blackness of the room, I or she was currently in....   [tags: puppet, neck, glinting metal]

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Verbal Analysis : Verbal Bullying

- There are a lot of people who gets bullied by words almost everyday. This type of bullying is called verbal bullying. Verbal bullying is using words to hurt others feelings or to look down upon them. A image that I found on the internet had a powerful message about verbal abuse. Advertisements can have powerful messages if the artist develop them correctly and are not misleading. As someone is creating the ad they have to think of what message they are trying to provide to their audience and is the audience going to understand it....   [tags: Verbal abuse, Bullying, Abuse, Eye color]

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The Death Penalty Should Not Be Legal

- The death penalty will never be an easy task to take on, whether watching it, or being apart if the process. How did it come about and who made the first decision that a person had to die because of their actions. I all why are some states: including Florida still "putting people to death". Some questions are easier to answer then others, and even though the death penalty seems like the best form of punishment, I 'm not sure if will ever agree whether it 's the right or not. People have been being "justifiably murdered" or in its polite format "sentenced to death" since the beginning of time....   [tags: Lethal injection, Capital punishment]

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History of The Electric Guitar

- Electric Guitar The electric guitar was first made in the Oklahoma. This electric guitar design that was made in Oklahoma was the first of its kind and changed music for everyone. The simplicity of the electric guitar surprised many people. All electric guitars since then have been based on this simple guitar design. Many famous musicians such as Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and many other have made electric guitar more affordable and widely available. Many parts to a guitar exist; one of the most important parts of the guitar is the bridge....   [tags: oklahoma, types, coil pickup]

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What Aesthetic Surgical Procedures Are Performed On The Aging Face?

- Ans- Rhinoplasty, or nose reshaping, reshapes the nose to improve appearance, and it may also be used to alleviate breathing problems. Pain from nose reshaping procedures are surprisingly mild. A splint is usually worn over the nose and sometimes inside the nose for five to seven days. There may be some bruising around the eyes, but this usually clears up in one to two weeks. Q- Can I receive a second nose reshaping if the first surgery does not produce the desired result. Ans- Sometimes a touch-up is necessary after a nose reshaping, but it is generally better to wait a year before any additional surgery is performed....   [tags: Plastic surgery, Breast, Breast reconstruction]

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Improving Team Performance Through Health and Fitness Programs

- Goal-Setting Techniques and Team Performance When it comes to goal setting, there are four main characteristics, they are as follows: goals should be difficult but attainable, goals should be specific and have a set list of guidelines, group members should display a feeling of commitment to the goal, and all teams should have a feedback system to provide members with information about progress (Robbins & Judge, 2013). Another important factor for successful group performance is the ability of the group leader to understand the self-efficacy of each individual group member....   [tags: fitness goals, healthier companies]

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Symptoms And Treatment Of Lymphadenopathy

- Lymphadenopathy is the term for swelling of the lymph nodes. These are the bean-shaped organs found in the underarm, groin, neck, chest, and abdomen. They act as filters for the lymph fluid as it circulates through the body. The most common site of lymphadenopathy are the cervical lymph nodes found in the neck. The lymphatic system is part of the immune system and functions to fight infections and disease. As infection-fighting cells and fluid build up, the lymph nodes enlarge to many times their normal size....   [tags: Lymphoma, Cancer, Lymph node, Lymphatic system]

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Bullfighting

- Bullfighting The origins of bullfighting can be traced back to prehistoric times. The Greeks sacrificed bulls for religious reasons, but in its earliest forms, bullfighting did not even involve humans. The bull was often put into a small enclosure with another predatory animal, such as a tiger or lion, and the beasts fought to the death. The spectacle eventually evolved into a struggle between man and bull gaining similarities with what we know today as bullfighting. Along with these changes came the spectacle and formalities that are now an integral part of the corrida de toros....   [tags: Exploratory Essays]

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