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Produce a new look for a website. - Produce a new look for a website. 3.1.2 Formal Report =================== The problem that was in need of solving was to produce a new look for wow.com to target the 17 to 25 year olds. The look that the company were trying to aim for was young, energetic, dynamic and flexible. I firstly set out by comparing some current documents such as flyers, letters and invoices. This helped me as I could gather the best parts from these documents and use them to give me ideas to create new ones. The documents that I selected had to be 3 of a kind that were from three companies with two of a flyer and a letter....   [tags: Computer Science] 662 words
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A New Look at Flagstaff - A New Look at Flagstaff Flagstaff has always been an exciting and interesting town to me. When I decided to go to college here, I wanted to go someplace with a fun outdoorsy atmosphere where there would always be new stuff to do. I think I have found the excitement and adventure I was looking for in the somewhat small and comfortable city of Flagstaff. Through my new experience and my time in Flagstaff, I have found myself to be a stronger and well rounded person. When I found out the assignment of doing something new in Flagstaff, I was excited because it gave me a chance to make myself get out of my comfort zone and try something different....   [tags: Personal Narratives College Essays] 978 words
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America's New Look - “Total costs for childhood obesity are estimated at eleven billion for children with private insurance and three billion for children with Medicaid (Mulheron, Joyal, Vonasek 13).” According to Centers for Disease and Prevention, childhood obesity is a medical condition in which weight significantly exceeds what is normal for age and height (Crothers, Kehle, Bray, Theodore 787). Childhood obesity is calculated according to a child’s body mass index. The formula used to calculate body mass index is formed by dividing children’s weight by their height squared....   [tags: Health ]
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Skins: A whole new look on everything - Skins: A whole new look on everything Concept Background: Dykstra's concepts of linear programming and modularity take on a whole new look. Peter Dykstra the father of linear programming suggested that anything that could be done in programming could be done with a combination of three basic procedures. Sequence- procedures performed in a linear order Decision- Expressions evaluated to determine between two routes of action. Repetition- The ability of a machine to perform an operation millions of times a second....   [tags: Peter Dykstra Technology Essays] 1288 words
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A New Look at America´s Creation and the Founde Fathers - "Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power (Lincoln). When young, it is taught that the Founding Fathers worked tirelessly to free our country from the British. Later it is learned that history is not so straight forward and that human flaw plays a central role when it comes to the themes of history. Not everything that occurs in history is an accident nor is it as honest as it would be liked. So when Howard Zinn asserts that, “Around 1776, certain important people in the English colonies made a discovery that would prove enormously useful for the next two hundred years....   [tags: Ziinn, Democracy, Wealth] 1593 words
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A New Positive Look at Hazing - Hazing in universities across the nation has become a common tradition that develops mostly in Greek organizations. Hazing is seen in many different social groups such as schools, military units, sport teams, fraternities, and sororities. Prohibited by law for unnecessary reasons; hazing is a way to grow with friends in a closer way than independent students will ever have the chance to. Every year there are thousands of teenagers that pledge for a fraternity knowing of the possible chance of being hazed....   [tags: Greek Organizations, Fraternities, Sororities]
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The Real Lincoln: A New Look at Abraham Lincoln by Thomas J. Dilorenzo - DiLorenzo, Thomas J. The Real Lincoln: A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary War. New York: Crown Publishing Company, 2002. Abraham Lincoln was the sixteenth president of the United States, and is considered one of the finest this nation has ever had. In Thomas J. DiLorenzo’s book, The Real Lincoln: A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary War, he writes of Lincoln’s policies and plans for America. He tells of how these plans affected not just the North and the South, but how these plans would affect the whole world....   [tags: great emancipator, reconstruction]
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A New Look at Abraham Lincoln: His Agenda and Unnecessary War - DiLorenzo, Thomas J. The Real Lincoln: A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary War. New York: Crown Publishing Company, 2002. Abraham Lincoln, the great President everyone thinks he is or a dictator who used the government to get his way in the United States. Throughout people’s lives they are taught in school that Lincoln had a great agenda that would help to make America a great nation. Thomas J. DiLorenzo is an American economics professor at Loyola University. He studied at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University as well as West Virginia University....   [tags: DiLorenzo, american government, slavery]
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A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary War - In Thomas J. DiLorenzo’s book, The Real Lincoln: A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary War, he attempts to change how people in today’s society view Abraham Lincoln. Most people have the opinion that Abraham Lincoln was a great liberator, but in this book it seems like Lincoln was more of a great dictator. He supposedly did things for personal and government gain. In many ways the author’s main objective in the book is to destroy Lincoln’s reputation as the president who saved the Union at its time of need and fought to end slavery for equality for all Americans....   [tags: abraham lincoln, the union, thomas dilorenzo]
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Jewish Music in New Orleans: A Look at the New Orleans Klezmer All Stars - On Halloween weekend, 2009, I had the opportunity to attend a major music festival in New Orleans – Voodoo Experience. Prior to this assignment, I had no intention of going to this event. However, as I began to piece together my topic and goals for this project, this became my best opportunity to experience what I have set out to understand. The purpose of this music-culture research report is to chronicle Jewish music in New Orleans – specifically the New Orleans Klezmer All Stars. I gave up the typical Halloween experience in order to seek out a band that seemed to be the ultimate blend I was looking for – a Jewish klezmer band that is distinctly New Orleans....   [tags: Music]
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The Real Lincoln: A New Look at Abraham Lincoln by Thomas Dilorenzo - Thomas Dilorenzo was born August 8 , 1954 in Pennsylvania. In The Real Lincoln , Thomas Dilorenzo breaks down the honest agenda and task of Abraham Lincoln. Often Lincoln was looked at as a heroic ender of slavery and a strong protector of our Constitution. Born February 12 , 1809, Lincoln was a very determined and hard working man who was determined to get the job done no matter what it took. Even if some of his choices weren't the safest route to go he would enforce his commands and make sure his goals are reached....   [tags: honest agenda, freeing slaves]
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A New Look at Drugs for Treatment of Chronic Pain - A patient approaches a doctor, saying he is in severe pain. The doctor gives a tentative diagnosis, prescribing an OTC pain reliever, prescription NSAID, or mild opiate. But, to the chagrin of all, the pain doesn't go away, or gets worse. Tests are taken; maybe operations are performed; yet, the pain remains, often going worse with time. It used to be traditional for the doctor to give up; the patient must "grin and bear it." If the patient still cannot find relief,he may try this for awhile; the pain may indeed go away....   [tags: Free Essays] 402 words
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Appeal of New Age Pilgrimage: A Close look at The Amazon and Sedona - The presence and function of pilgrimage in both the worlds New Age and Judeo-Christian religious landscape is incredibly important as it often provides individuals with an opportunity to exemplify and extended their spiritual beliefs and understandings and gives them a chance to create a meaningful, life changing and life affirming spiritual experience. New Age Pilgrimage in particular creates a chance for New Age adherents to explore the choices they made through encountering deep spiritual journeys and experiencing sacred energies through a range of different experiences....   [tags: Sociology ]
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New Millennia Power Shift: A Look at the Change in US-Russia Relations - A man who survived interrogation and detainment by the Nazi Gestapo, as well as, living through both world wars, would have a very different opinion of power than someone who has seen the fall of the Berlin wall, the exponential growth in technology, and the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Centers in New York City.1 Former German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer once said, “Without power, one cannot conduct policy. Without power, our words will not be heeded.” Considering what power meant to the world between 1876-1967, and in the context of his life and Germany’s experiences of victory and defeat during world wars, Konrad’s quote is referencing a nations military strength as the source of...   [tags: post cold war relations] 1358 words
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Calvinism: A Look Into Domestic Life in Catherine Sedgwick's Novel, A New England Tale - Catharine Sedgwick’s novel, A New-England Tale, tells the story of an orphan, Jane Elton, who “fights to preserve her honesty and her dignity in a household where religion is much talked about but little practiced” (Back Cover). The story take place in the 1820s, a time when many children were suffering in silence due to the fact that there was really no way to get people to understand exactly how bad things were for them. The only way anyone could ever really get a true understanding of the lives of the children in these households would be by knowing what took place in their homes....   [tags: orphan, religion, reverence]
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Taking a Look at the Dream Act - 2. New legislation is always being brought forward to be discussed and eventually brought into action. We all hope that each bill or law passed will improve our society as a whole, but sometimes a bill is brought forward that sparks tension in our country. These controversial items such as abortion, Obamacare or illegal immigrants are examples of views that seem to polarize the nation. With new legislation now in talks on immigration reform many have spoken up both for and against it. The Dream Act and the reform on visas and citizenship has caused a bipartisan to emerge in our government....   [tags: new legislation] 879 words
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Taking a Look at Times Square - INTRODUCTION “Probably no other city in the world has a street or square as sufficient unto itself and so largely a separate civic entity as is Times Square.” – The New York Times, Sunday December 16, 1906. Times Square is located at the junction of Broadway (now a pedestrian plaza) and 7th avenue and stretching from West 42nd to West 47th streets. Preceding to the American Revolution and afterwards, it belonged to John Morin Scott, a general that served under George Washington who had a manor house on today’s 43rd street....   [tags: New York City landmarks] 3215 words
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Taking a Look at The Roaring Twenties - The Roaring twenties was a period in time where America embraced new ways of thinking and behaving. It was an age of social and political change. More Americans lived in cities than farms. Women broke free of the traditions of the Victorian era in favor for short dresses, short hairstyles and carefree ways. People listened to the same music, did the same dance and used the same slang. The Roaring Twenties was also where jazz became popular. During the 1920s, some freedoms were expanded while others were reduced....   [tags: embracing of new ways of thinking & behaving] 995 words
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Taking a Look at the Harlem Renaissance - The Harlem Renaissance was named after the anthology The New Negro, edited by Alain Locke in 1925. Centered in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City, the movement impacted urban centers throughout the United States. Across the cultural spectrum (literature, drama, music, visual art, dance) and also in the realm of social thought (sociology, historiography, philosophy), artists and intellectuals found new ways to explore the historical experiences of black America and the contemporary experiences of black life in the urban North.(Nathan Irvin Huggins, Voices From the Harlem Renaissance) Challenging white paternalism and racism, African-American artists and intelle...   [tags: The New Negro edited by Alain Locke] 1399 words
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Taking a Look at Saint Patrick's Cathedral - Saint Patrick's Cathedral, one of New York's greatest cathedrals, is located in Manhattan at 14 E. 51st St. The main reason the cathedral was built was to affirm the ascendance of religious freedom and tolerance. Thousands of poor immigrants and one hundred three prominent citizens helped pay contributions toward the church. The prominent citizens paid approximately one thousand dollars each.This cathedral supports the idea that not one single generation builds a cathedral, but rather the past, present, and future generations do....   [tags: New York City landmarks] 897 words
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The Role of Technology in Huxley's Brave New World - Technology, which has brought mankind from the Stone Age to the 21st century, can also ruin the life of peoples. In the novel Brave New World, the author Aldous Huxley shows us what technology can do if we exercise it too much. From the novel we can see that humans can lose humanity if we rely on technology too much. In the novel, the author sets the world in the future where everything is being controlled by technology. This world seems to be a very perfectly working utopian society that does not have any disease, war, problems, crisis but it is also a sad society with no feelings, emotions or human characteristics....   [tags: Brave New World] 1093 words
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Satire in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World - Aldous Huxley. The very name summons psychedelic visions and utopian nightmares to the western psyche. He was born on the 26th of July in 1894, and died on the 22nd of November 1963. He saw the turn of the century, two world wars, the decline of the British lion, the ascendance of the American eagle and the Cuban missile crisis. In short, he lived through some of the most unstable times man has seen as a species. His work was varied. He began his career as a satirist of the class system he endured in England....   [tags: Brave New World Essays]
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Technology's Control Over Society Illustrated in Aldus Huxley's Brave New World - Technology is defined as using the entire body of science, methods, and materials to achieve an end. In the novel, technology is used to control the life of everyday people to develop new ones. The author Aldus Huxley set the world in the future where everything is being controlled by technology. Even the new born are controlled way before they were born. This is a scary society because everything is being controlled even before someone is born, in a test tube, where they get to be determine of what class they are going to belong, how they are going to look like and beyond....   [tags: Brave New World] 680 words
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Conformity in Brave New World - Conformity in Brave New World    The novel, Brave New World by Aldous Huxley first published in 1932, presents a very bleak out look of what future society will be like. The novel presents a future of where almost total conformity is a carefully guarded aspect of society. Even before one is "decanted" they are conditioned to fill a specific roll and to act a certain way.   Everyone, while still in their jar, is conditioned to fit into a specific caste. The castes range from Alpha Double Plus down to Epsilon Semi-Moron....   [tags: Brave New World] 1131 words
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The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire of New York City - The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire not only affected the city of New York, but also the rest of the country. It forever changed the way our country would look at safety regulations in factories and buildings. The fire proved to America what can and will happen if we over-look safety regulations and over-crowd buildings. Unfortunately, 146 lives are taken before we fully understand this concept. On July 13, 1900 Joseph Aschs’ new building plans in New York City are approved and by January 5, 1901 the building is complete....   [tags: Triangle Shirtwaist Fire, fire, New York,]
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Modernism and New Criticism - Modernism and New Criticism The ways in which we define the importance of texts is constantly changing. We can look back and see critical theories used, such as Historical Criticism, Reader-Response Criticism and Psychoanalytic Criticism. Each of these theories offers a different way to interpret a text. However, when looking back over the texts of a specific era, shouldn’t the type of criticism we used for a book be based on that time period. Defining the Modernist Era of literature seems almost impossible, since the definition of modernism often seems to constitute anything from being “new and common” to “new and uncommon” (Barzun)....   [tags: Modernism New Criticism Literature Essays]
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The Benefits of the New Deal - Professor Burton W. Folsom Jr. argues that the high taxes, special-interest spending to certain banks, railroads, farmers and veterans of the New Deal created an anti-free market as well as a poor business environment. Henry Morgenthau Jr. was the secretary of the treasury and a very powerful man, mostly due to his friendship with President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. According to the First Lady, Morgenthau was one of the only men in the world who could tell the President he was wrong and still get away with it....   [tags: New Deal Essays] 696 words
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Brave New World - A Wake-Up Call for Humanity - Brave New World - A Wake-Up Call for Humanity (this essay has problems with the format) Since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution in England, human society has had to struggle to adapt to new technology. There is a shift from traditional society to a modern one. Within the last ten years we have seen tremendous advances in science and technology, and we are becoming more and more socially dependent on it. In the Brave New World, Huxley states that we are moving in the direction of Utopia much more rapidly than anyone had ever anticipated....   [tags: Brave New World]
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Dystopia in Aldous Huxley's Brave New World - Dystopia in Aldous Huxley's Brave New World It's hard to imagine yet somehow so extremely close to us is the possibility of a world of ideal perfection where there is no room or acceptance of individuality. Yet, as we strive towards the growth of technology and improvement of our daily living we come closer to closing the gap between the freedom of emotions, self understanding, and of speech and the devastation of a dystopia. A utopia, or perfect world, gone awry is displayed in Aldous Huxley's provocative novel Brave New World....   [tags: Brave New World] 2053 words
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New France - Location The location of New France was North America. North America was an area colonized by France which stretched from New Foundland to Hudson Bay to the Rocky Mountains all the way down to the Gulf of Mexico. All the territory was divided into 5 different colonies and those colonies were: Canada, Acadia, Hudson Bay, New Foundland(Plaisance), and Louisiana. Why Did Settlers Come to New France. Some settlers came for jobs and others came because either the king was going to give them money....   [tags: New France]
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New Zealand's Agriculture - It is safe to say that New Zealand is largely a farming nation since farming makes up a high percentage of the country's export earnings. The country's climate ranges from regions in the north that are considered "warm subtropical", to "cool and temperate" in the south. These diverse areas allow for numerous kinds of farming which are vital to New Zealand's economy. All over the country there are deer, llama, ostrich, goat, cattle and sheep farms, and though they get no subsidies from the government, they still play a large part in contributing to overseas markets with their beef, wool, dairy products, other meats, hides, venison (from deer), and goat fiber....   [tags: Climate Environment New Zealand Essays Papers]
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One New Yorker and Three Pairs of Eyes - To call yourself a New Yorker, you can’t just be someone who lives in the state. Being a New Yorker means so much more than what part of the city you live in, what your job is, how much money you make, or what school you go to. All of the small details mean nothing. If they’re the right details, they can mean everything. Colum McCann in “My First New York” and Roxana Saberi in “From Tehran to the B Train” wrote about their experiences in New York and shared a common ground: positivity. However, my experience of New York is different completely different from theirs....   [tags: new york, colum mccann, new yorkers]
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The Death of John Savage in Brave New World - A “utopia is that which is in contradiction with reality,” said the famous French novelist Albert Camus in his collection of essays, Between Hell and Reason. History shows us that seemingly exemplary ideals in practice have led to the collapse of societies. Just examine the two most prominent attempts at a utopia: Hitler’s attempt to socialize all of Europe and create the “perfect” Aryan race coupled with Karl Marx’s beliefs to instate communism into society. The final result was the destruction of their perspective visionary worlds....   [tags: Brave New World Essays]
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Nicholas: First Day of School in a New School - “It is another school and another group of people to reject me.” I thought as I walked slowly toward the classroom door. With each step the classroom door got closer and closer. The light weight of my book bag suddenly felt heavier. Finally, I got to the door and opened it; revealing the big room that would be my home room for the rest of the year. The second I walked into the room, it was obvious that I was different. The first thing that tipped me off was my clothing. I was wearing a bright red Lil Wayne Trukfit shirt, black 501 Levis, and black Air Max 95 Nike shoes, not to mention I was the only African American in the room....   [tags: back bag, classroom, new] 652 words
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Use of an Outsider’s Perspective in Brave New World - Aldous Huxley uses the viewpoint of an outsider, or Savage, to give the reader different perspectives of his dystopian world in Brave New World. After traveling to the World State from the reservation, John (the savage) disagrees with the lack of intimacy, the lack of morality, and the lack of free will that he witnesses there, which shows the reader a very different side of the World State. These imperfections, along with many other factors, cause John to plunge into insanity and eventually commit suicide....   [tags: Brave New World Essays]
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Society Exposed in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World - Society Exposed in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World One may think that the society in Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World is a gross representation of the future, but perhaps our society isn’t that much different. In his foreword to the novel Brave New World, Aldous Huxley envisioned this statement when he wrote: "To make them love it is the task assigned, in present-day totalitarian states, to ministries of propaganda...." Thus, through hypnopaedic teaching (brainwashing), mandatory attendance to community gatherings, and the use of drugs to control emotions, Huxley bitterly satirized the society in which we live....   [tags: Aldous Huxley Brave New World] 864 words
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A Look Inside Teen Suicide - ... Teens face changes of their bodies, feelings, and thoughts. They face new stages of fear and stress as they get closer to their future, being pushed to succeed, and have to figure out a new way to look at things. Sometimes teens go through the experience of things such as divorce, or a loss. School can become stressful and teens become overwhelmed. Sometimes, teens just feel like suicide is the right answer. Another main cause of suicide is bullying. What if you were bullied every day for the way you look, the way you dress, and even the music you listen to....   [tags: ending your own life, depression]
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Brave New World - Technology - Brave New World - Technology Technology, what is it. It’s usually something new, and better than the old idea. Technology started with cars, stoves, TV, radios, etc. Cars takes somebody from one place to another, faster than walking, running, or biking and one could go places without getting tired. Stoves allowed one to conveniently be able to turn on and off heat to a cooking utensil with less clean up. The biggest contributor to making our lives easier would be computers, which has come a long way since its introduction to the world....   [tags: Brave New World] 989 words
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Civilization in Brave New World - Civilization in Brave New World        The dictionary defines civilized as "advanced in social customs, art, and science".  The keyword here is social customs.  A persons idea of what is civilized is relative to his culture.  Through out the history of man, one can see many changes in customs, and customs is what defines our idea of what is civilized.  The word civilized is one of the most relative concepts.        Time and distance are what have shaped our customs for thousands of years.  If we look back throughout history we can see many customs that may seem odd, or even barbaric, to us but were everyday events to these ancient people.  For example, the Aztec conducted sacrific...   [tags: Brave New World] 641 words
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Accessorize Your Casual Look - The smoky eye is a makeup trick that should be in every woman's repertoire. This is a dramatic look that can be worn day or night. It takes a few tools, namely an eye shadow brush, an eye contour brush and a concealer brush. You will also need several shades of eye shadow in the same color. Eye makeup is often sold in sets for just this look. You'll need to have a darker shade, a medium shade and a highlighting shade. You'll need a face powder in the same shade as your skin. For the most dramatic of looks, you will also need an eyeliner pencil in the color of your shadow but several shades darker....   [tags: fashion tips] 556 words
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An Alien's Experience in New York City in December - In the month of December, New York City is such a crazy place. I walked down the street and was awestruck when I saw the most realized natural vision in the middle of New York City. It was a large hardwood plantation covered in these reflective beacons that hovered over an elliptical gathering spot. Here people were taking pictures and gliding across a frozen bond while wearing covers for their feet with small blades attached at the bottom for a more controllable slide. There seemed to be humans, both big and small, all with smiles, observing and enjoying each other's presence....   [tags: New York City, aliens, science fiction, narrative ] 2343 words
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Positive and Negative Body Image of Yourself - Body image seems to be a very important thing when it comes to development alone. At some pouint in time everyone is concerned with their body image and how they look. Your body is image is the way you feel personally about your body. Despite what others say and others opinions, most of the time people have a personalized image of what they look like whether it may be what they actually look like or not. Some people have good body images of themselves while others do not. Most often girls have bigger issues with body image than guys do buy guys alos have problems with body image sometimes....   [tags: look, society, media] 1215 words
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My Holistic Approach to Teaching Reading - My methodology of teaching reading would be the Holistic approach. This approach includes whole language and look & say. I like that the emphasis is placed on teaching reading, writing, listening, and oral language. Emphasizing these skills gets students to maximize their comprehension of text, identify relevant and non-relevant information, and tolerate less than word-by-word comprehension. In the classroom I would place more emphasis on learning than on teaching so by taking the whole language approach, the assessment is continuous and takes many forms: I would collect daily performance samples or work; observe and record children’s behavior; audio and videotape them in different situat...   [tags: whole language, Look & Say]
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The Importance Of Customer First Impression - Introduction It is often said by many, "You only have one opportunity to make a first impression." It may just be a saying but it’s a fact. A marvelous way to begin and build good relationships with your customer is by having a positive first impression. It doesn’t matter where your contact is made. It can be face to face interactions or calls over the telephone. It is the impression that determines the path at which the customer’s experience should go. It takes only one chance to create the first impression....   [tags: greeting, look and smell clean]
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Brave New World: Helplessness - Brave New World: Helplessness How can one distinguish happiness from unhappiness if unhappiness is never experienced. It's the bad that makes the good look good, but if you don't know the good from the bad, you'll settle for what you're given. Can people judge their feelings without a basis or underlying "rubric" to follow. Such rudimentary guidelines are established through the maturation process and continue to fluctuate as one grows wiser with a vaster array of experiences. Aldous Huxley creates a utopia filled with happiness, but this is merely a facade to a world which is incomplete and quite empty since the essential "experiences" are replaced with "conditioning." Perhaps th...   [tags: Brave New World] 1084 words
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Emotional Disconnect in Alex Proyas’ I, Robot and Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World - Often times issues are acknowledged and nothing is done to stop them. In other cases, they are put to an end. In Alex Proyas’ I, Robot and Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, although they both demonstrate the theme of emotional disconnect and have a character who does not possess the strong loss of emotions that the other characters do, the characters in Alex Proyas’ film show a deeper understanding regarding the problems that emotional disconnect may cause them, and made an effort to stop what was happening....   [tags: Brave New World Essays]
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Last Chapter of A Brave New World - Last Chapter of A Brave New World John's eyes fluttered open and he cautiously surveyed his surroundings. Where was he taken. Who knocked him unconscious and carried him from his solitude at the lighthouse. He did not have to wait long for his answer, when he saw his friend standing over him, shaking him to awareness. "It's about time you came to," said Bernard Marx, "we've been worrying about you." Helmholtz laughed as he came around to the bed John was laying on. "Don't look at us like that, Savage....   [tags: A Brave New World] 589 words
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Brave New World: Out of Control - Brave New World: Out of Control In the 1932 satirical novel Brave New World, Aldous Huxley describes an emotionless, mechanized world of the future, set mostly in London, in which individuality is eliminated, creativity is stifled, and such institutions as marriage, family, and church are unpleasant artifacts of a world long gone. In this society, people are mass-produced; human eggs are artificially engineered by technicians. Happiness is achieved through physical gratification and peace is safeguarded by the conditioning of youth and by dispensing soma, a tranquilizer....   [tags: Brave New World] 1019 words
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