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Tips for Installing Vessel Sink Faucets

- For many years now, bathroom sinks have been installed into counters or vanities and aligned with the top of the counter with the faucets installed slightly above the counter. Today however, there is a rising change in the style of faucets and sinks. That change is that it is becoming more common than ever before for a bathroom to be equipped with a vessel sink and a tall vessel sink faucet. If you are like many homeowners, you may be wondering just what is a vessel sink and a vessel sink faucet....   [tags: Beauty, Durability, Innovative]

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Tips for Selecting a Double Sink Bathroom Vanity

- When it comes to selecting a double sink bathroom vanity, there are a few things to keep in mind. The advantages of a double sink vanity is that it offers an easy way to divide a bathroom counter top into a section for the husband and one for the wife or one section for parents and one for children. Also, the added counter space of a double sink vanity means that the bathroom will be more open and less cluttered thanks to the extra space. Determine the Proper Height for Your Double Sink Bathroom Vanity As you look to select your vanity, it is important to choose one that is the proper height for your family's needs....   [tags: Quality, Complementary, Counter]

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The H.L. Hunley- First Submarine to Sink an Enemy Ship

- The H.L. Hunley started out with two men named James McClintock, who built gauges for steam-operated equipment, and Horace Lawson Hunley, an owner of a large plantation who worked as a lawyer and a customs officer in New Orleans. Horace got mad at the Union because of the blockade. He was not able to ship or sell his sugar and cotton. He became so mad that he became captain of a blockade runner, a ship that moved supplies by moving silently through the blockade at night. Horace wanted to build a submarine that would destroy the large barges that formed the blockade using a torpedo attached to the submarine that would destroy something right on target....   [tags: American History, James McClintock]

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Titanic's Disaster: Why Did It Really Sink?

- Titanic’s Disaster Why did titanic sink in three hours if she was deemed unsinkable. Unsinkable ships don’t sink that fast. From survivors accounts they all say she sunk in less than three hours and that she split in two. I’m pretty sure unsinkable ships don’t sink that fast and break in two, so if she really was unsinkable then why did that happen. Titanic’s hull was reinforced after her sister had an incident similar to that. Before titanic hit the iceberg she had received several warnings about icebergs, none of them reached the bridge....   [tags: hull, iceberg, water]

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High Population Variability And Source Sink Dynamics

- In the article “High Population Variability and Source-Sink Dynamics in Solitary Bee Species” Authors Markus Franzen and Sven G. Nilsson examined the role of population dynamics of the decreasing Andrena humilis bee in southern Sweden between 2003 and 2011. Nineteen colonization and 14 extinction events were observed during this study. Occupancy decreased with distance from the persistent population and increased with greater availability to pollen (Franzen, 2013, 1400). They noticed a positive connection between the size of the persistent population and the occupancy and colonization of the patch....   [tags: Plant, Symbiosis, Ant, Bee]

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Drinking Water Coming Right Out Of The Sink

- Are people happier just because they live in a better place such as the United States, having drinking water coming right out of the sink. The answer is no, because most people here have not yet lived in a different environment in which there isn’t any clean water. They grew up here, so they have already gotten used to their homes, which they may not be particularly happy about, but what about those people coming from the third world countries. Would they have felt the same way about the houses here....   [tags: Need, Want, WANT, Meaning of life]

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Behavioral Sink

- Behavioral Sink In the reading “O Rotten Gotham” it talks about behavioral sink and how New York had been thrown into state of behavioral sink. It was interesting how this author took the behavior of rats and compared it to humans. After reading what he wrote it sort of reminded me of the lifestyles that some New Yorkers live with in the projects. While reading this story it made me think about my parents and what they have said about living in New York and in the projects. Here are some opinions about behavioral sink and taken from two people that have lived in the projects in New York When talking with Alberto Velez, he said that there was a lot of over crowding in the projects because...   [tags: Sociology Psychology Essays]

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How Bathroom Decorations Help Enhance Your Bathroom Space

- When looking to update your home, it is very important to consider the bathroom decorations that you are using. By adding elements of elegance and sophistication, you can change your bathroom into a wonderful sanctuary that welcomes anyone who enters it. This will not only add value to your home, but will make one of the ordinarily drab spaces of your home into a masterpiece that you can be proud of. One way to enhance the bathroom decorations of your home is to center them around the style of sink that you place in your home....   [tags: Sink, Cabinets, Style]

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How to Make Compact Bathroom Design Plans Luxurious

- Compact bathroom design plans usually have just a bathtub, sink, and toilet. The plans usually call for just the most utilitarian of these items and don't really include much in the way of style and flair in the bathroom space. However, you can get quite a bit of beauty and elegance into a compact bathroom design by using elegantly designed tubs, toilets, and sinks in your bathroom. One way to include sophistication and elegance in your bathroom design plans is to select a series of magnificent bathtubs for your home's bathroom....   [tags: Elegance, Bathtub, Sink]

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Advice on Selecting Bathroom Faucets

- Bathroom faucets are an integral part of any bathroom's decorations. They not only serve the functional purpose of funneling water into a bathtub or sink, but they also serve the purpose of providing a feature of beauty and elegance in a bathroom that contributes to the overall atmosphere of the bathroom space. Therefore, it is important to understand what to look for when you are selecting sink and tub faucets for your bathroom. When considering which kind of faucets to buy for your bathroom's sink, it is important to know what kind of sink you are going to be placing in your bathroom....   [tags: Sink, Bathtub Faucet]

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Tips for Beautiful Small Bathroom Designs

- Are you considering small bathroom designs for your home. If so, you may want to know how to maximize the space available in the bathroom so that you can create a warm and inviting area that adds to the overall value of your home. By using a little ingenuity and spacial engineering, you can create a small bathroom that is both spacious and luxurious. One of the first ways to maximize the space in small bathroom designs is to install a corner vanity and sink in the bathroom. By installing the sink and vanity in a corner, you will free up floor space and create an illusion of a larger space....   [tags: Corner Vanity, Sink]

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How Far Does Behavioral Sink Go?

- How Far Does Behavioral Sink Go. If you ask any American what behavioral sink is, they more than likely won’t be able to define the term. It seems that everyone has become subject to this mysterious term, in once sense or another. Behavioral Sink, as described by the author, Tom Wolfe in the excerpt “O Rotten Gotham” from “A Forest of Voices”, is the study of how animals relate to their environment. In one of Wolfe’s studies he speaks of this behavioral sink in New York City. He talks about how overcrowding causes this....   [tags: Animals Environmental Wildlife Essays]

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Experimental Study of Force Convective Heat Transfer of CuO/water Nanofluid in a Microchannel Heat Sink

- Technology progresses in the fields such as: electronic industries, high power engine and optical device that produce high heat flux is in a way that conventional methods are not able to remove the heat generated by these devices and need to advance cooling methods. There are two ways to improve the cooling processes. The first way is design of new cooling device with smaller channel dimensions that causes enhanced convective heat transfer coefficient due to increased fluid velocity [1, 2]. The use of microchannel as a cooling device for dissipating heat from silicon integrated circuit was first proposed by Tuckerman and Pease [3]....   [tags: thermodynamics and technology]

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Marriage and Similarities to Sink Holes and Hot Potatoes

- Residents of Winter Park, Florida (1981), which is a suburb of Orlando, woke up one day to the most terrifying nightmares their imagination had ever pictured. It all began with strange swishing noises and then an inexplicable noise. From their windows they saw lawn trees outside their houses simply disappear into what was familiar ground. In the twinkling of an eye parked cars and all the stuff they had left outside followed suit in quick succession, they all nose-dived straight into the ground....   [tags: Natural Disaster, Relationships]

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Sink your Teeth into the New Apple iMac!

- Who wouldn’t want a sleek, one-piece PC over a bulky, regular desktop. The new Apple iMac is THE one-piece desktop that blows away its competitors with its sleek design, gargantuan memory capacity, speed, and internal apps that boggle the mind. Imagine playing Windows, Ubuntu, osX, and VirtualBox all at the same time, at the same speed as if they were running on separate PCs. And the monitor is amazing. The resolution is great, and the glare is minimal (due to non-glare black glass extending to the very edge of the screen)....   [tags: Product Review ]

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Drinking Water From Your Sink is Safer Than Bottled Water

- "Perrier got rich off the pretensions of small minded people who thought it set them apart from the unwashed masses. They ordered it in restaurants for the same reason they read books they don't like and go to operas they don't understand. They say to the waiter, "Perrier," to give a continental touch to their spaghetti dinner with all you can eat breadsticks." -- Harrison Ford -- The advertising of bottled water companies often implies that tap water is impure. Is your tap water safe to drink....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]

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Tips For Cleaning The Kitchen

- Cleaning the Kitchen The kitchen can quickly become one of the messiest rooms in any residence, especially when it 's shared by many people. A little cleaning goes a long way to keeping this space clean for everyone who uses it. When should you clean your kitchen. Well, it all depends on the task. Some tasks are daily jobs, like cleaning the countertops, sink, microwave, and stove. Other tasks like cleaning the refrigerator and floor are weekly or monthly tasks. My advice is to clean as you go. Clean up spills when they happen and tidy whatever you 've used before leaving the room....   [tags: Hygiene, Toilet, Plumbing, Toilets]

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How Can We Share The Container Of Water?

- Students will be working individually for this lesson, although they can choose to collaborate with peers at their table. Foil • First students there will be a class discussion on sharing. How can we share the container of water. • Next, students will receive a worksheet from the teacher. The teacher will then explain to the students how the students are required to fill in the worksheet. Students can fill out the worksheet when they are done getting their pieces to float or sink. • Students can then grab the piece of foil from the bin on their table....   [tags: Evaluation, Assessment, Learning, Float]

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Harmony Cushion: Recommended Item for a Patient

- Client and Activity Jaime, a 38-year-old female, lives alone in a one-bedroom apartment on rent. She has chronic Rheumatoid Arthritis with multiple deformities and joint fusions in her hand and upper extremities causing muscle weakness and range of motion limitations. Jaime utilizes a manual wheelchair and can stand with support for only about 2 minutes. She reports, “not being able to make a full fist” and trouble gripping objects from various surfaces. She has 90 degrees of shoulder flexion and 75 degrees of abduction on both sides....   [tags: Mobility,Disability]

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Chores on a Sunny Day

- The warming rays of the sun slowly peeked through the window and into my room. As every morning begins, I am awakened by these beams of light shining in my face. As I sat up, I looked out my bedroom window. Through the thick brush of trees, I see what little sun I can as it casts its sunbeams in every direction. It illuminated the ground and the woods; the colors of which were slightly off, almost like looking at them through a stained window pane. I watched the sun climb higher into the sky. But the higher it got the less time I realized I had to play....   [tags: sunbeams, play, objects, fort, tone]

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Wireless Sensor Networking

- Introduction Wireless sensor networking (WSN) makes use of miniaturization made possible by advanced IC design to couple full wireless subsystems to sophisticated sensors, enabling people and companies to measure a myriad of things in the physical world and act on this information through IT monitoring and control systems [1]. In particular, WSNs deployed for remote area monitoring usually comprise a large number of tiny static sensing devices, which are deployed to forward data to a sink in an ad hoc manner, over a geographically wide area to sense parameters of interest....   [tags: radio transmission or reception]

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A Mote Is a Mode but a Mode Is Not Always a Mote

- A sensor node is also known as a mote (mostly in North America). This sensor node in a wireless sensor network is capable of performing some processing, gathering of sensory information and communicating with other connected nodes in the network. It must be clearly understood that a mote is a node but a node is not always a mote. Although wireless sensor nodes have existed for decades and used for applications as diverse as earthquake measurements to even warfare, the latest development of small sensor nodes dates back to the 1998 Smartdust project[1] and the NASA Sensor Webs Project[1]....   [tags: communicate, component, transmit]

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Closed Loop Electro Osmotic Micro Channel Cooling System For Vlsi Circuits

- Closed-Loop Electro osmotic Micro channel Cooling System for VLSI Circuits Abhishek Raj Urs K N, Jimil M Shah, Tanmay P Srivastava Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department University of Texas at Arlington Abstract Moore 's law states that the number of transistors on a chip doubles every two years. This requirement has made the chips smaller and more compact. Huge number of devices are incorporated on a single chip to increase the efficiency. This continuously increases the heat flux produced in the chip....   [tags: Heat transfer, Heat]

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How Much Weight Can Float Your Boat?

- How Much Weight Can Your Boat Float. How much is your boat able to hold. A boat can only hold so much weight before it starts to sink. Too much weight on a boat can cause the boat to sway back and forth or roll over. It is very important to make sure that the load of your cargo is balanced or the chance of capsizing a boat is greatly increased. When weight is added to a vessel, the boat will start to lower in the water, but it will not sink because of the shape of the hull. Many boats are designed with a flat-bottom because they are able to hold more in their cargo hold....   [tags: vessel, hull, water]

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The Sonnet By Edna St. Vincent Millay

- The Sonnet by Edna St. Vincent Millay, “Love is Not All” demonstrates an unpleasant feeling about the knowledge of love with the impression to consider love as an unimportant element that does not worth dying for; the poem is a personal message addressing the intensity, importance, and transitory nature of love. The poet’s impression reflects her general point of view about love as portrays in the title “Love is Not All.” However, the unfolding part of the poem reveals the sarcastic truth that love is important....   [tags: Metropolitana di Napoli, Madrid Metro]

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Innovation of the Submarine

- The submarine has seen many incarnations in the last few centuries. Its technology has seen enormous innovation and been hugely groundbreaking since its conception in the Renaissance era. While first developed as a simple method of underwater exploration it was transformed over time into one of the most powerful warfare weapons ever. The concept of submarine technology had humble beginnings with simple diving bells being used but in the coming centuries we would see the development of an array of different submarines from basic wood crafts to today’s nuclear fleets....   [tags: technology, warfare, history]

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My Mother’s Dining Room

- My favorite place in my mother’s house is the dining room. Every year, my mother’s house is chosen, by all of our family members, to host the holiday dinners and parties because of how elegant her dining room is. As you walk thru the long narrow hallway on your way to the dining room, you see huge pictures of family members hung on both sides of the smooth colorful wall. It seems like you’re walking forever, then you finally reach the door of the infamous dining room. You’re first greeted by the tall, wide, almond color and trimmed in gold door....   [tags: Descriptive Writing, Descriptive Essay]

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A New Approach to Transmission Power Control for Multihop and Single Hop WSNs.

- 4.1 Simulation Environment Our radio model uses characteristics similar to Telosb interface and using ad hoc routing. Telosb uses CC2420 chip [cc2420chipcon] , supporting eight different transmission power levels. Energy consumptions for different transmission power levels are shown in Table [tab:Telosb-Transmission-Power]. To simulate the typical Telosb energy model in NS-2, we calculate the energy consumption by each power level, given by: E=Pt, where power is the product of the voltage and current drained at particular power level (P=VI )....   [tags: Research Analysis ]

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Five Tips to Consider When Looking For Bathroom Vanity Cabinets

- Many people spend thousands of dollars on decorating their home but completely ignore the bathroom vanity cabinets. This mistake can result in a bathroom space that just looks drab and dreary that no one really enjoys. Therefore, it is important to select stylish cabinets to make your bathroom space a stunning space for relaxation and refreshment. By considering the following ideas, you can make the task of finding bathroom vanity cabinets rather easy. Then you will create an absolutely beautiful bathroom space that your entire family is certain to appreciate and enjoy....   [tags: Size Consideration, Material]

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The Importance of Correct Diagnosis in Organizational Change Programs

- 1. Why is diagnosis so vital in organizational change programs. In order to implement a successful change program you must have reliable information outlining what you are attempting to fix. Failure to diagnose the problem can lead to even more problems. If you do not take the appropriate time to understand the problem you could be reacting and treating something that doesn’t need to be treated. For example, if you went to the doctor with a symptom and he doesn’t properly diagnose what has caused that symptom, the medicine he gives you for something that is not actually the problem, could create more complications....   [tags: Business Management ]

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Analysis Of Albert, And Timothy 's Bedrooms

- Foster parent, Audrey Shamblee, expressed that the bags which were observed in Earnest, Albert, and Timothy’s bedrooms are filled with items that will be placed in the trash receptacle. Ms. Shamblee expressed that she is caring for three teenage boys and refuse to clean their rooms for them. Ms. Shamblee indicated that the cable wires observed in the home are positioned out of Jade’s reach. As for the bathroom situation, Ms. Shamblee explained that they have documentation which depicts the repairs which were expected to occur in her apartment and are currently outstanding issue....   [tags: Family, Foster care, Fosterage, Ward]

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How to Select Delta Bathroom Faucets

- Because the faucets in your bathroom are an integral part of your home, it is important that you choose Delta bathroom faucets that are not only beautiful but also are extremely durable and long lasting. However, with all of the styles, finishes, and wide array of models available, it may seem to be a challenging task to find the perfect faucet. If you have a little knowledge of what to look for in a high quality faucet, then the task of narrowing it down to just one can be a quite a bit easier....   [tags: Styles, Benefits]

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Carbon Sequestration in Forest Ecosystems

- Carbon Sequestration in Forest Ecosystems Amid growing concerns about increasing concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, mitigation techniques that reduce levels of greenhouse gases are receiving attention as a possible remedy for climate change. Forest ecosystems play an important role in the global carbon cycle, but there are still questions about how significant of a role they play and how manipulating management plans affects a forested area’s carbon sequestration potential. Various factors such as land-use history, age of a forest stand, and potential feedback processes must all be taken into account when determining if forests are a feasible method of climate change miti...   [tags: Ecosystems]

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The Components Of Computer Systems

- COMPUTER SYSTEMS, UNIT 2 Sophie Pritchard Aim: to be able to understand the components of computer systems (e.g. motherboard, cup) and to develop the skills needed to recommend systems for business purposes as well as being able to set up and maintain the computer system. A computer system consists of hardware components that have been chosen specifically so they work together, software component or programs are also chosen that run in the computer. CONTENTS COMPONENTS of computers 3 Motherboard: 3 Power Supply Unit (PSU): 3 Central processing unit (CPU)/ processor: 3 Hard disk drive: 3 Optical drive: 4 Fan and heat sink/ cooling 4 BIOS 4 Hard drive configuration and controllers 5 Network...   [tags: Personal computer, Computer, Hard disk drive]

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John Keats' Fear That He Might Cease to Be

- During his last years, Keats ponders about what it would mean to die. He translates this into fears of what he hasn’t yet accomplished and would like to have time to do. This aspect of time is emphasised with the use of the word “when” at the start of the first three quatrains which is also used in Shakespearean Sonnets. The heading, “When I have fears that I may cease to be” demonstrates Keats’ belief, or rather, lack of belief in the idea of an afterlife. In the first quatrain of the poem Keats describes his fertile imagination, yearning to have “glean’d my teeming brain” before it is too late, the image of abundance is instilled with the words “high- piled” and “rich.” The paradox of a fi...   [tags: John Keats, poetry,]

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Why Do T And Tw Are Relevant For Determining Maximum Human Physiological Temperature Tolerance

- Why both T and Tw are relevant for determining maximum human physiological temperature tolerance and what happens to a human experiencing conditions at that extreme upper limit. T is the dry bulb temperature is normally known as the air temperature. Tw is the wet bulb temperature is, not commonly known, temperature indicated by a moistened thermometer bulb exposed to air to measure the water content in the air. T and Tw are relevant for determining maximum human physiological temperature tolerance because both are combined to measure the temperature (hot) and humidity in the air....   [tags: Carbon dioxide, Global warming, Carbon]

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The Absolute Maximum Theory Applied to the Non Real Estate Mogul

- When an individual comes into a large sum of money, whether through the lottery, inheritance, or some other sudden financial event, they are most commonly asked the following proverbial question: “What are you going to spend it on?” Aside from going to Disneyland, the key word “spend” should send alarm bells off in anyone’s head that is interested in the longevity of their newfound income. Unfortunately, many middle class Americans who are instantaneously shoved into some amount of wealth forget about the possibilities for investment....   [tags: Real Estate ]

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Love Is Not All By Edna St. Vincent Millay

- The Merriam-Webster dictionary gives us a simple definition of love as a feeling of strong or constant affection for a person (Merriam-Webster). We recognize that this could be romantic, filial (parent-child), or platonic love. Humans by nature have an almost innate desire to be loved but our ability to truly conceptualize it is based on personal life experience. Those experiences usually define or distort love in our eyes. Relationships, as most honest people would confess, are not easy. They are filled with good and bad times, periods of immense joy and of pain or testing....   [tags: Poetry, Love, Sonnet, Edna St. Vincent Millay]

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Photosynthesis And Its Effect On The World

- Introduction: What is photosynthesis, photosynthesis is the process where light energy is converted to chemical energy and storing it in chemical bond of sugar all these reactions take place in structures called chloroplasts. During the process of photosynthesis carbon dioxide, water, and light is consumed to produce glucose and oxygen. Thus bringing us to cellular respiration this is where plants consumes glucose and oxygen and produces carbon dioxide, water, and ATP energy molecules. To capture light energy for photosynthesis, chloroplasts absorb all light in the violet/blue and orange/red wavelengths....   [tags: Photosynthesis, Oxygen, Carbon dioxide]

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Wireless Sensor Networks

- Survey on wireless sensor networks: Many recent advancements which took place in the wireless communications and electronics is the reason which enabled development of cost effective sensors, and those sensors are used for various applications like in household, military and other areas. The networks still have some technical problems which still need to be fixed and are currently being researched. Primarily a wireless sensor network is a group of spatially spread sensors which are deployed to monitor and record the physical condition of the environment and also gather data like temperature, humidity, atmospheric pressure, sound and etc....   [tags: communication, frequency, layer]

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Worst Environmental Problem? Overpopulation

- There are many kinds of environment: the physical environment often thought of as nature, psychological environments built out of human interactions, and political environments rife with manipulation and posturing. While there are some obvious effects that large human populations would have on the natural environment, there are also less evident psychological and political ramifications. Thus, overpopulation is today's most pressing environmental issue. Acclaimed hermit Henry David Thoreau once wrote that humans have plenty of space....   [tags: Overpopulation, Environment]

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Cruising on the Titanic

- Foreword The Titanic was one of three 'Olympic Class' liners commissioned by the White Star Line to be built at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast. These ships were the industrial marvels of their age. Titanic was to be the biggest, fastest and most luxurious ship yet, and was supposed to be unsinkable. "I took passage on the Titanic for I thought it would be a safe steamship and I had heard it could not sink.” (Passenger Margaret Devaney). Titanic had four elevators, a heated swimming pool, a gym, two libraries, and two barber shops, which was very impressive for a ship of that era....   [tags: ship, iceberg, cabins]

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An Examination of the Complexities of Love in Millay's Poem, Love Is Not All

- An Examination of the Complexities of Love in Millay's Poem, Love Is Not All [Love is not all: it is not meat nor drink] Edna St. Vincent Millay It is said that Millay's later work is more of a mirror image of her life. This particular poem was written 1931, when she was thirty-nine. Unlike some of her earlier work this is not a humorous poem. It is very deep and meaningful. This is a complex poem. She even began with a complex idea, love. What exactly is love. Is it a feeling, an emotion that no one has control of....   [tags: Millay Love Is Not All]

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Slit My Wrist

- The cold gleaming edge of the blade, a thin razor. It once was a replacement blade for a shaver, now it is the tool of my own death, a tiny piece of demise. The sharpened edge and cool steel a sharp reminder of what I held. My palm faced upward, a thin morbidly dotted line dashed across my wrist, the blue veins and worn crease lines hidden below the thick permanent black marker. The steel, now warmed from my hesitant and fearful touch pressed a single corner against my flesh, the natural flexibility of my flesh giving in slightly against the unwavering corner, but the natural elasticity pushed back against the steel as well....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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The Spanish-American War

- During the months in the Spanish-American War as a Red Cross nurse, I have seen soldiers in pain. I have seen them screaming and moaning because of the bullets in their body. I have heard that 3,289 soldiers died in this war, most of whom had family. I felt so horrible seeing them in that amount of pain, so I started the American Red Cross Foundation. I bandaged up soldiers and helped them to recover, but I still think there was no need for this war. I, Clara Barton, do not think that the Spanish-American War was justified and worth the expense....   [tags: Red Cross Nurse, Soldiers, War, History]

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My Most Embarassing Moment

- The most embarrassing moment of my life though me an important lesson about how to ask for help when it is needed. Everyone has an extremely embarrassing experience that seems horrifically terrible at the time, but upon reflection becomes a completely hilarious occurrence in their life. This episode can be anything from falling down the grand staircase in high school, to splattering a pan of chicken in the walk-in cooler at work. I had been working for the Applebee’s for almost two years, in which my primary job was “front house” position serving....   [tags: Autobiography Essay, Personal Narrative]

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Tropical Rainforests but Were Afraid to Ask

- ... Approximately 59 percent of the total carbon pools in the vegetation as sugars and starches; 27 percent of the carbon pools in soil. All of the aforementioned factors of climate, soils, and such attribute to the plant and animal diversity present in these regions (citation). There is a broad range of vegetation, also known as flora in the rainforest ranging from trees, shrubs, lianas, epiphytes, and miscellaneous other herbaceous plants. A couple examples of dominant tree species are palms and ficus, and conifers - on which many epiphytes such as bromeliads and orchids inhabit....   [tags: natural habitats, ecosystems ]

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Autonomy In The Work Force: The puzzle of Motivation, a Video by Dan Pink

- The people should be aware of a lot of things in work force and autonomy is one people should be aware of as much as the rest of the problems, because it shows that people who use different ways to finish works but get yelled at which decreases motivation to the worker who tried hard and used a different way than what they were taught. Autonomy is the state of acting separately from others. During the time of working you see different people doing the thing they were asked in their own way for example, when I do dishes at D’angelo we have a wash sink, a rinse sink, and a sanitize sink, if I didn’t have much dishes to do I would finish them all before letting them be immersed for a minute as...   [tags: yell, managers, motivate]

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Transmission Power Control in Single-hop and Multi-hop Wireless Sensor Networks

- 1 Transmission Power Control in Single-hop and Multi-hop Wireless Sensor Networks Abstract—A major challenge in wireless sensor network (WSN) deployment is to minimize sensor node’s energy consumption to prolong the lifetime of the finite-capacity batteries. Power control is one of the main techniques used to conserve energy in wireless sensor networks. In this paper we provide an efficient power control scheme for WSNs based on Telosb platform which is IEEE 802.15.4 standard compliant. Our simulation and numerical results illustrate that energy spent to transmit a packet in network system using short-range multi-hop path does not necessarily save energy as suggested by some researchers [1]....   [tags: Research Analysis ]

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The Importance of Ocean Currents to Survival on Planet Earth

- Earth has been called the blue planet and not without reason. The ocean covers about three quarters of the earth’s surface and plays a vital role in our survival. It bounty feeds millions of people daily. Its surface absorbs more than ninety five percent of the solar radiation that reaches our planet. It is integral to the water cycle and it regulates our planets climate. But none of these roles would be fulfilled without the movement of the ocean. The currents, ribbons of movement within the greater body of water, provide the means with which our ocean distributes the nutrients and energy necessary for continued life upon earth....   [tags: Science, Oceanography]

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Investing In Real Estate In Chapel Hill and Stockton

- At first glance the two property choices seem to be similar. They are both three bedroom, two bath, single-family properties available for $125,500. There are two main distinctions between the properties: the location and the current condition of the house. I believe that the house located in Chapel Hill is a better investment because the current economic state is better and the listed market price reflects the current condition of the house. While making a decision on which is the better buy, I researched some vital indicators of the current state of each local economy and compared what was available....   [tags: Financial Strategy, Pros&Cons]

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Questions On The Novel ' Blue Jeaned Sitter '

- Shewas a large woman with a large purse that had everything in it but hammer and nails. It had a long strap and she carried it slung across her shoulder. It was about eleven o 'clock at night, and she was walking alone, when a boy ran up behind her and tried to snatch her purse. The strap broke with the single tug the boy gave it from behind. But the boy 's weight, and the weight of the purse combined caused him to lose his balance. Instead of taking off full blast as he had hoped, the boy fell on his back on the sidewalk, and his legs flew up....   [tags: 2007 singles, 2005 singles, Blue Suede Shoes]

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Climate Change : A Forest Break Or Disturbance

- Recently, Dr. Stefan Schnitzer discovered an increase in liana thickets throughout a Panama rainforest (New York Times, 2011). Dr. Schnitzer, biologist at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, says that the increase in vines is common in a forest break or disturbance. The problem comes from the lianas increasing relative to the trees. Lianas are parasites; they build around the trunks of trees and take their nutrients: soil nutrients, water and light (New York Times, 2011). This causes the tree to weaken and break down - lessening the tree’s carbon dioxide storage....   [tags: Carbon dioxide, Global warming, Oxygen]

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The Importance Of Oral Health And Dental Hygienist

- The ad below was intended to remind an audience of the importance of oral health and to see a dental hygienist. A dental hygiene facility may have created this advertisement in hopes of getting the attention of customers who usually do not go to the dentist. In a study conducted by the American Academy of Periodontology, men are twice as less likely to receive a regular routine check-up than women. With this information, it is obvious that this ad was directed toward males. This type of advertisement was most likely placed in an area where it could be seen by men, for example, a sports magazine or in a male restroom....   [tags: Woman, Female, Dental hygienist, Gender]

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The Aromatherapy 101 Textbook: Aromatherapy Relaxing Bath

- I was giddy with excitement when I found out that my assignment for this module would be to make and use an aromatherapy formula. Play a guided version of mad scientist to create a concoction with essential oils, pamper myself with the results, and call it school “work”. Yes, please. After much deliberation I decided the bath blend for relaxation provided on page 102 of the Aromatherapy 101 textbook might be just what I need to sooth the knots of stress from my shoulders, and melt away the weeks anxiety....   [tags: intoxicating, essential oils]

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Cabenitry Work is All in the Detail

- Cabinetry work is work revolving around all detail. In this paper you will get a clear understanding on how cabinets and countertops are made from raw wood to the finished product inside the homeowners house. You start by building and construction of cabinets and countertops start from raw wood or lumber. The lumber you use is always particleboard that comes in sheets of all sizes thickness and length. The two main sizes in thickness of particleboard used is ¾ inch and ⅝ inch boards. Sizes from length are all different as well there is sizes from a 36 inch board by 4 feet to 48 inch by 16 feet in length....   [tags: how cabinets and countertops are made]

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A Report On The Year Old House

- The almost150-year old house, a paint-peeling two story clapboard, occupied three pieces of property, fronted by the ocean and backed by the sound. The two-story cottage showing its age boasted a wrap-around porch--half screened, half open--housing rockers, two hammocks, ping pong table and breakfast table for twelve, also the children’s dinner spot. A detached kitchen off the back porch, throwback from the turn of the century, hid a tiny bedroom and bath tucked behind for the help, or later, for a teen’s retreat....   [tags: Rooms, Bedroom, Shower, Room]

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Pinch Analysis: Entropy and Future Retrofit

- Today, global energy supply, economy of productions and environment regulation controlled industry around the world. This defined a demand to save energy, reduce carbon emissions and protect the environment for the next generation. Due to that, engineers start to come up with tools and innovations to decrease the used energy. Pinch analysis is a tool used to design heat exchanger networks (HEN) with less energy usage. This paper will focus on pinch analysis and applying the second law of thermodynamic....   [tags: law, thermodynamic, study, energy, steam]

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The Global Warming Of The World

- Introduction Greenhouse gases have been exchanged in the atmosphere through sinks and sources for thousands of years. It’s only recently that the process has been studied; this is due to human interference with this natural process. This process has been altered by humans, effecting our ecosystems and changing our livelihoods. This has been referred to as the global warming of the world. Many people are now familiar with this concept but not the mechanics behind it. Some of the most worrisome gases have been carbon dioxide (CO2), nitrous oxide (N2O), methane (CH4) and ozone (O3)....   [tags: Greenhouse gas, Carbon dioxide, Fossil fuel]

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Susan Glaspell 's ' Trifles '

- “Trifles” by Susan Glaspell is a literary breakthrough. Thought by many to be the first piece of modern work advocating women 's rights, this play made a splash into the male dominated era of the early nineteenth century. Set on a farm after the murder of Mr. Wright, three male characters assign themselves with the position of investigators, while their two wives serve as mere gatherers for the convicted felon Mrs. Wright. Mrs. Peters, one of the women, deliberately challenges society 's social norms....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Woman, Man]

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American Entry Into World War I

- If the reason for American entry into World War I in 1917 could be summarized into one word it would be “blockade.” Wilson wanted to stay neutral during this war and made all efforts in staying neutral. The United States was trading with both side of the war to stay neutral, but then Britain decided to force a blockade on all trade to and from Germany. This allowed the United States to only trade with Great Britain. This blockade caused Germany to become angry, which resulted in their use of submarine warfare....   [tags: World War II, World War I, United States]

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The Effect of Light on the Size of Ivy Leaves

- The Effect of Light on the Size of Ivy Leaves Aim --- Design an experiment to investigate if light affects the size of Ivy leaves Plan ---- In this experiment I will explore how light affects the size of Ivy leaves. I will use the common Ivy called Hedera helix. I will take two stems of Ivy, one from the part of the garden that is exposed to lots of light, and one which exposed to little light. The Ivy leaves that are facing the south of the garden will have been exposed to high light intensities, whereas the leaves facing the North of the garden will have been exposed to low light intensities....   [tags: Papers]

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Challenges in Wireless Sensor Networks

- Abstract One of the major challenges in wireless sensor networks (WSNs) deployment is to decrease sensor node's energy consumption to prolong the lifetime of the finite-capacity batteries. Using multihop has been viewed as one of the main techniques to prolong operational lifetime in wireless sensor networks. In this paper we offer a study on transmission power control in IEEE 802.15.4 multihop wireless sensor networks using typical Telosb platform parameters, which is IEEE 802.15.4 standard compliant....   [tags: engineering]

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Carbon Dioxide Intake of Oceans

- INTRODUCTION The level of carbon dioxide has increased tremendously over the past few years by nearly 40%, that is from approximately 280ppm in preindustrial times to 384ppm in 2007(Solomon et.al 2007). Nearly one third of anthropogenic carbon dioxide is being absorbed by the oceans today(Science Daily, May 24, 2008) . Uptake of carbon dioxide by the oceans is not a harmful phenomenon , but excess of it leads to a reduction in pH thereby altering the fundamental seawater chemistry, commonly known as ocean acidification ....   [tags: Dissolution Rates, Acidity]

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My Style of Managing Conflict

- Our daily life is full of conflicts; every individual have there their own way of managing and solving conflicts. Some will avoid any conflict at all cost, some will take violence actions and other will store up the anger. Although individuals have different ways of managing conflicts, there is a gender different in managing conflicts. Females tends to be more passive aggressive or passive and less likely to take violence actions. On the other hand males are more likely to be aggressive when it come to managing conflicts....   [tags: personal reflection]

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My Famous Smothered Pork Chops

- My family’s preferred dinner meals is smothered pork chops. From the aroma of the kitchen to the juicy, pork chops coming off of the stove. Oftentimes, my husband and I make dinner together to enjoy some quality time and conversation while making an enjoyable meal, but not with smoother pork chops. He loves to say he gets full off the scent, so he sits in another room, so he can eat as much as he wants once the food is complete. Smothered pork chops are a meal that I know once my family eats it is going to be lights out....   [tags: personal recipes and anecdotes]

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Mobile Devices and Wireless Communication

- Introduction With the increasing popularity of mobile devices and recent developments in wireless communication, wireless sensor networks are one of the upcoming fields of interest from research perspective. Sensor networks consists of ‘smart nodes’ which are resource constrained in terms of memory, energy, computation power. These nodes communicate wirelessly and pass their information to the main node usually called as sink node or base station. these sensor nodes comprised of their own sensors ,processor, radio transceiver, energy resource usually a battery providing them the ability of sensing, processing and communication capability....   [tags: wireless censor network, protocol, security issues]

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Home Assessment : Home Assessments

- Home Assessment While doing the initial home assessment I started with the living room. In the living room I found prescribed medication containers on the floor and living room table. There was clothing all over the floor and couch. The couch seemed as if someone sleeps there, newspaper ads were just laying around the ground. I came across a rodent behind the shelf. There was an open window cleaner near the electrical port. Then I moved to the kitchen where I found a sink full of dishes with a knife not properly stored....   [tags: Drug, Drug addiction, Heroin, Illegal drug trade]

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The Framework For An English

- Structured English Immersion. The framework for an English only program can differ from program to program but most importantly the instruction is given only in English unlike the Bilingual programs. The goal of this program is for students to become fluent and literate in English with no real emphasis on their home language. One type of English Only program is called Sheltered English Immersion. This type of program consists of the use of instructional strategies that are created especially for the educational needs of ELLs (Hansen-Thomas, 2008)....   [tags: Linguistics, Language acquisition]

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Computer And Floor Plan Analysis

- Gameplay Related Info Once the game is complete there is an endless mode that becomes available which uses the last level’s room, and endless waves of enemies come, slowly getting harder. Besides stealth there are no other special modes that the levels need to be designed for. As for the list of items that are needed, I’m sure that concept Art and floor plan, plus the required assets should already be listed though previously sections pictures, and will be listed further Under “Required Assets” Presidents Room: This being the first room the player sees (Not interacted with, as this place is only for the introduction scene, cut scenes and the ending of the game.) The layout closely flowers th...   [tags: Table, Rooms, Chair, Building]

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Child Protective Specialist, Darlene Ellison

- Child Protective Specialist, Darlene Ellison, stated that a report was received on September 11th, 2015 with the allegations of swelling, dislocation, sprain and inadequate guardianship regarding Shaquan Malloy against Michelle Rush. The narrative of the report states, “Today, September 9, 2015, the foster parent, Michelle pushed the child, Shaquan (age 6) face into a sink because he did not do what Michelle had asked of him. As a result, Shaquan sustained a knot to his forehead. ” Ms. Ellison expressed that the source of the report was contacted and that individual confirmed the narrative of the report....   [tags: Foster care, Fosterage]

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The Beginning of World War I

- What started World War One and the events that drew the United States in to it. A young man by the name of Gavrilo Princip shot and killed the archduke heir to the Austrian throne, Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie at point blank range. Princip actions cause an outrage among the Europeans which escalated the bitter freud with the Serbian and the Austro-Hungarians. The disputes over and many other issues lead to the Austro-Hungarians and its German ally declaring war on Serbia. The Russians allied with the Serbians....   [tags: World War I, history, Franz Ferdinand,]

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Business Ethics Case Study

- 1. The Facts: Kermit Vandivier works for B.F. Goodrich. His job assignment was to write the qualifying report on the four disk brakes for LTV Aerospace Corporation. LTV purchased aircraft brakes from B.F. Goodrich for the Air Force. Goodrich desperately wanted the contract because it guaranteed a commitment from the Air Force on future brake purchases for the A7D from them, even if they lost money on the initial contract. John Warren is a seven-year senior project engineer with Goodrich was directly in charge of the original computations for the brake and the preliminary design....   [tags: Business Ethics]

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Solving Environmental Sustainability Problems

- Solving Environmental Sustainability Problems The restaurant business is one of the most important types of business in the entire world. Restaurants feed thousands of people daily and also supply others with job opportunities. Mary is an owner of a thriving restaurant that gives customers a full tummy and employees a nice paycheck. One day, Mary decides to do a detailed inspection herself to confirm that the restaurant is running smoothly and properly. When Mary began the inspection process, there were many problems that she came across like the water that’s being wasted, the over usage of paper products, absence of recycling bins, and the packaging material is not eco-friendly....   [tags: Restaurant Business, Job Opportunities]

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The H.L Hunley Submarine

- The H.L Hunley was invented in 1863 by Confederate engineer, Horace Lawson Hunley. It was very small and was hand cranked by the operators inside. 8 men would crank the shaft down the middle, which would propel the ship forward. The submarine could go up and down if they crouched or jumped up. Before the H.L Hunley was invented, the only way they can only sink enemy ships by torpedoes that were planted underwater. The torpedo was connected to a fuse box on the land and when they thought that the enemy ships were on top of the torpedo, they pulled the switch and tried to destroy the enemy ship....   [tags: American Civil War weapons]

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Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation

- Ocean currents, fueled by winds, circulate across the surface as well as into the depths of the world’s oceans. These currents carry heat and are critical to climate systems around the world. One of these currents is the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC), which according to the Encyclopedia of Earth is defined as a major current in the Atlantic Ocean that circulates warm, salty water northward in the upper Atlantic and colder water southward in the deep Atlantic (2012). Though often considered interchangeable, the AMOC is not to be confused with Thermohaline Circulation, which describes the general processes by which ocean waters rise and sink, driven by changes in heat and...   [tags: global cooling, greenhouse, gas]

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The Salem Witch Trials

- In 1692 everyone was sure that the Devil had come to Salem when young girls started screaming, barking like dogs and doing strange dances in the woods. The Salem Witch Trials originated in the home of Salem's reverend Samuel Parris, who had a slave from the Caribbean named Tibuta. Tibuta would tell stories about witchcraft back from her home. In early 1692 several of Salem's teenage girls began gathering in the kitchen with Tibuta. When winter turned to spring many Salem residents were stunned at the acts and behaviors of Tibuta's young followers....   [tags: teenage girls, witch hunt]

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Small Town Carbondale, Kansas

- In small town Carbondale, Kansas sits a little three bedroom ranch style home eight houses north of the Santa Fe Trail Middle School. For many years this house was filled with life but now lies there silent, lonely, and abandoned longing for the return of the pitter-patter of children’s feet running through its halls. What was once known as the house with the artwork on the garage now blends with every other house on the block. It’s amazing how a house that was so hated for so many years could now be missed....   [tags: Rooms, Bedroom, Kitchen, Room]

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The Chicken Incident

- The Chicken Incident Everyone has an extremely embarrassing experience, that seems horrifically terrible at the time, but upon reflection becomes a completely hilarious occurrence in their life. This episode can be anything from falling down the grand staircase in high school, to splattering a pan of chicken in the walk-in cooler at work. This is mine. I had been working for the Culver’s Franchise Association for virtually three years, in which my primary job was drive-thru and other “front house” positions....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Autobiographical Essay]

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Atlantis Myth vs Today’s Science

- Atlantis Myth vs Today’s Science Now that we know the foundation of the Atlantis myth we can now speculate if this is even possible with today’s science and geography. Atlantis was said to be bigger than Asia Minor and Libya combined. This statement made by Plato in the Critias is most likely not true because Atlantis would have to be in the Mediterranean Sea or within a few miles of the Mediterranean Sea such as the Atlantic Ocean or Indian Ocean. The other thought could be that the size was gravely misjudged through the ages and maybe when it got to Plato the myth had outgrown the size of the city....   [tags: History]

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