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The Sun And One Star

- First their was the universe, and it was endless and empty apart from the sun and one star. Nalsa, lived on the sun and busied himself everyday with building unique and wonderful things, but none of them lasted as the sun eventually burned them up. For many years he was content with this arrangement, and joyfully crafted while the sun provided an endless amount of power for him to harness for his projects. On the single star, which was fairly humble and not as large as the sun lived Aster. Aster loved his star, and while content with the size of his home, found that he became bored rather easily as he did not have a hobby like Nalsa....   [tags: Star, Sun, Carbon, Giant star]

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The Star by Arthur C. Clark

- In "The Star" by Arthur C. Clark, a Jesuit astrophysicist is forced to question his faith. The findings are troubling, an entire civilization is destroyed by a supernova; the implosion of their sun. The calculations that he makes proves that explosion could have been seen from earth at the same time the Star of Bethlehem announced the birth of Jesus Christ. His crew looks at the situation with a more logical justification. They believe that the events in the universe happen with no plan or purpose....   [tags: The Star ]

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A Star is Born: Marilyn Monroe

- ... Her career was getting harder because she got married and it hit her acting career a little bit. They got divorced in 1946. Marilyn Monroe ended up signing her first movie. She started calling herself Marilyn Monroe and she actually died her hair blonde but her acting career didn't start of until 1950. She impressed her audience by performing in a movie called The Asphalt Jungle. And she even impressed the critics and they loved her performance. She loved acting and enjoyed everything she lived for....   [tags: career, movie star]

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The Monomyth Through Star Wars

- The Hero’s journey, or in its more correct terminology the Monomyth is an object from the area of comparative mythology. Its definition in the most basic of forms, it is a pattern or outline that is used in storytelling, usually the myth. This pattern is found in many famous pieces from all around the world. In the book The Hero with a Thousand Faces from 1949 by author Joseph Campbell, this pattern is described in detail. Campbell describes that numerous myths from different times and areas of the world seem to share an identical structure in their storytelling....   [tags: Death Star, Luke Skywalker]

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Physics Of The Star Stars

- Stars are hot assemblages of shining gas that begin their life in Nebulae. They shift in size, mass and temperature, distances across running from 450x littler to more than 1000x bigger than that of the Sun. Masses run from a twentieth to more than 50 sunlight based masses and surface temperature can run from 3,000 degrees Celsius to more than 50,000 degrees Celsius. The shade of a star is dictated by its temperature, the most sweltering stars are blue and the coolest stars are red. The Sun has a surface temperature of 5,500 degrees Celsius, its shading seems yellow....   [tags: Star, Sun, White dwarf, Energy]

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Star Wars : A New Hope

- Star Wars (1977) is one of the world’s most successful films of all time. It has made a terrific impact on popular culture since its release. Furthermore, Star Wars changed the narrative and aesthetic style of future Hollywood films. Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, illustrates how cinema has evolved since Fred Ott’s Sneeze (1894). Ultimately, this essay will explain the set up of Star Wars and how it connects to cinema history, in the point of views of the: narrative and cinematic style, genre, auteur theory and the global film industry....   [tags: Film, Narrative, Film theory, Star Wars]

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Star Trek : The Voyage Home

- In the movie "Star Trek: The Voyage Home" Captain Kirk and company travel back to the twentieth century to save the world by saving the whales. The movie came out in 1986, and I was a 27 year old former Star Trek lover with a devotion to environmental issues. If you had asked me about whaling and a cultural exemption back then I know what my answer would have been: Tough Darts. Get a life you creeps. Killing a whale because of your culture. Too bad, so sad. While I personally still feel there is no need to ever kill a whale, I have been persuaded to be a little more open minded about the feelings of other people and other cultures....   [tags: Culture, The Culture, Star Trek, James T. Kirk]

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Review of the Star Trek Prequel: The Land Before Star Trek

- Star Trek, the name rings bells but you’re sure you’re not interested. 2009 marks the 43rd year of our relationship with the franchise, grown so familiar that we just shrug it aside. Nonetheless, every few years, it puts on a new outfit and twirls around with a hopeful bid. We wished the Franchise no ill will, but at the same time we think: Give it a rest, honey, you're showing your age. Not any more. Director J.J. Abrams' version of Star Trek, 4the 11th movie to spin off from the original 1966 television series, catapults us into the Land Before Star Trek, a innovative and inventively entertaining prequel, with a light spell that makes us consider renewing those vows....   [tags: Star Trek, movie, movies, films]

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Is The Toronto Daily Star?

- There are events that bring society to a standstill. Events that have such large influence on the future that their intent is never disregarded. The Great War was one that changed how society would place bias on groups of people, would bring a new meaning to nationalism and show the brutal devastation a group of people can cause to one another. It is clear reminder of how far humans as a population have come in the past 100 years and how far society has yet to go. In the Toronto Daily Star during July of 1914 it is very apparent of a war ambiance in the air, everyone just waiting for their leaders to pull the trigger....   [tags: World War I, World War II, Toronto Star]

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The Hour of the Star

- The Hour of the Star As Clarice Lispector was writing what would become her last literary creation, The Hour of the Star, little did she know that while her body was plagued with the devastations of cancer, her mental struggle for peace and grace in death would inspire her most renowned novel. Perhaps it is because of those circumstances, she created a novel with intuitive reflections on both life and death, as seen through the life of the main character, Macabea. The story is narrated by Rodrigo S.M., and although Rodrigo attempts to maintain a neutral stance, he is often conflicted by his own perceptions and feelings....   [tags: Clarice Lispector The Hour of the Star Essays]

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Star Wars Vs. Star Trek

- Star Wars vs. Star Trek            Throughout the past two decades, two science fiction cult classics have rivaled each other. Both have strong followings of loyal fans that live and breathe these classic tales. Lunch boxes, t-shirts, masks, bed sheets, and figurines are only some of the merchandising offspring of these two epic films. Star Wars and Star Trek certainly share many similarities being the benchmarks for the genre of science fiction movies. While the similarities are not difficult to see, especially when many people confuse their names to be the same thing, differences account for he greatness of each movie....   [tags: Compare Contrast Wars Trek Star Essays]

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John Keats 's `` Bright Star, And Robert Frost 's Poem `` Look Something Like A Star ``

- John Keats’ poem, “Bright Star”, and Robert Frost’s poem, “Choose Something Like a Star” are compared and contrasted; both poems have similar themes, but very different styles, which can be seen through the poets’ calm and serious tone and the type of persuasion that each poet uses. Both poems are related, but not the same and although they have similarities they have entirely different meanings from each other. Keats and Frost use wishful and serious tones to show the the theme and style of their poem....   [tags: Poetry, John Keats, Star, Difference]

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Cosmic Life and Death of a Star

- Conception Nebula as Star Nurseries Stars are born in the interstellar clouds of gas and dust called nebulae that are primarily found in the spiral arms of galaxies. These clouds are composed mainly of hydrogen gas but also contain carbon, oxygen and various other elements, but we will see that the carbon and oxygen play a crucial role in star formation so they get special mention. A nebula by itself is not enough to form a star however, and it requires the assistance of some outside force. A close passing star or a shock wave from a supernova or some other event can have just the needed effect....   [tags: physics science space star]

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Shakespeare 's Romeo And Juliet : A Love Story Of Two Star Crossed Lovers

- Love is a beautiful thing, it always works out in the end. Everyone is always happy and no problems occur. West Side Story, a musical by Leonard Bornstein based on Shakespeare 's Romeo and Juliet parallels a love story of two star-crossed lovers. The play takes place in 1961 in New York City. This musical displays importance because it shows that nothing can overcome the power of love. This play is based on a love story between the main characters of Maria and Tony. Theses two are from different gangs that trouble to get along....   [tags: Romeo and Juliet, Love, Star-crossed]

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The Star Wars Trilogy and the Epic Tradition

- The Star Wars Trilogy and the Epic Tradition     The Star Wars Trilogy seems to embody within the form of cinema many of the classic elements of epic. In tracing the English epic from the Homeric odes to Tom Jones on the large screen and observing the various forms of epic development in response to changing cultural needs, it shows how the Star Wars Trilogy shares the purposes and cultural functions as well as the devices of traditional epic. And by connecting these films to epic, I hope to illuminate how the evolving genre of epic may assume the cinematic form....   [tags: Star Wars Trilogy Essays]

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Astro - Star's Life

- Introduction Stars make up the majority of what we see in the night sky. For all practical purposes the universe contains almost an infinite number of stars (billions upon billions….). Stars have been studied for as long as humans looked up at them. They are classified, categorized, and we have seen images of both the beginning and ends of stars. This paper will discuss the nature of the birth to the end-of-life cycles of stars. Electromagnetic Waves The universe is an expanding amalgam of gases, particles, dust, heat, cold and everything that is around us....   [tags: Science Space Star Formation Research]

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The Hero Journey in Star Wars

- The Hero Journey in Star Wars      Star Wars was a low budget science-fiction film that became a blockbuster box office success. The movie has been extremely popular with all cultures and ages for several decades. As well as being popular Star Wars also conveys many important themes. I believe one of the more prominent themes throughout the movie is the classic hero journey. The hero journey is a major part of stories and myths throughout the world. Both primitive and modern cultures use hero journeys as the basis for stories....   [tags: Film Movies Star Wars Themes Essays]

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Myth and Romance in Star Wars

- Myth and Romance in Star Wars Pure science fiction is rarely written. Science fiction is often blended with elements of other genres from horror to fairy tales. The movie Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope is one example of this. It contains a combination of science fiction with mythical and romantic elements. Contributing to this combination are the main characters Luke, Leia, Han, and Obi-wan, the movie’s setting in a galaxy far, far away, and Luke’s great quest. Luke Skywalker is a mythical character....   [tags: Star Wars Film Movie Movies Essays]

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Star Wars and Religion

- Star Wars and Religion Methodology In conducting my research on Star Wars, I wanted to make sure that I kind of found a variety of sources. I decided to do my field report on Star Wars originally because I was aware that I needed to include an interview component in this report. I immediately thought of my R.A., who just happens to be an incredibly huge Star Wars fan. I knew that I would have to investigate some element of the movies and religion has always been a very controversial topic within the Star Wars "universe"....   [tags: Star Wars Film Movies Religious Essays]

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Traitor in The Defector Episode of Star Trek

- Traitor in The Defector Episode of Star Trek In "The Defector," Jarroc becomes a traitor when he betrays the Romulan Empire. Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary has several definitions for "betrayal," but the one we are interested in is the second, which reads, "to deliver to an enemy by treachery" (109). By defecting and telling the Federation of the Romulan plan to invade, Jarroc does just that. Merriam-Webster's further defines a traitor as "one who betrays another's trust or is false to an obligation or duty" (1252)....   [tags: Star Trek Traitor Essays Papers]

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Interview Essays - A Local Rock Star

- Local Rock Star Sitting at the table with long, thick, blonde hair and a hint of Brad Pitt’s facial features sits Brian. He is a 17 year old high school junior, a guitarist in a local band, and he is my interview. He will begin nearly all his sentences with “uhh…” but then proceeds to long, interesting answers. I started by asking him about when he became interested in music, and who his influences were. “I’ve always listened to music,” he said, “my first album ever was Nirvana’s Nevermind; it was a cassette tape....   [tags: Interview Essays - A Local Rock Star]

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America 's National Anthem The Star Spangled Banner Created By Francis Scott Key

- America is a country rich in history, which can be dated back to 1776 with its independence from the British. With this new-found independence came a great loss of life and new found freedoms. This land did not come without struggles and bloodshed, from people that believed that this land was worth fighting for. It wasn’t necessary the land that was special, it was the belief of what this land represented. With the new-found freedoms, giving to individuals where the freedom to express them self in many formats, many express their patriotism in forms of poetry and in music....   [tags: United States, The Star-Spangled Banner]

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Symbols and Symbolism in Strange News From Another Star

- Symbolism in Strange News From Another Star Strange News from another Star is found to be a story which contains numerous symbols which in many cases contain some important, abstract information. Symbolism is something which is very difficult to explain due to the fact that not everyone sees the so mentioned symbol. They don’t quite see it as you, because no two minds are the same, which implies the fact that they don’t react equally to something which must be internally interpreted as it is not present as mere information....   [tags: Strange News From Another Star]

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Star Trek

- Star Trek While Cold War tensions were growing in Europe and civil rights were causing upheaval in the United States, a new show was first airing on American televisions. The series took place in space, onboard a starship. Its creator, a World War II veteran and ex-policeman named Gene Roddenberry, had imagined a show that would go on capture the imagination of the world. Often describing his show as a “wagon train to the stars,” Roddenberry named his new creation “Star Trek.” From its humble beginnings in 1966, Star Trek continues to push the limits of visual technology as it creates stunningly impressive and often beautifully breathtaking artistic imagery....   [tags: Television TV Show Star Trek Essays]

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Creating a Star Wars Lightsaber is not Possible Today

- The lightsaber is a weapon used in the Star Wars Galaxy. It is basically a saber/sword-like weapon that comprises of a hilt that contains a crystal which is used to focus beams of plasma into a tangible blade which has a finite length and is capable of cutting through a myriad of different materials. Its capacity to cut through material as well as the length of the actual blade of plasma can be altered and reconfigured to each individual's personal liking. The saber is powered through an internal rechargeable battery....   [tags: physics science star wars weapon sword]

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Star Light, Star Bright

- Today there are numerous places where one can look up a daily horoscope: magazines, newspapers, and a plethora of online websites. Horoscopes are not just randomly thought up each day by the writer. They are carefully researched, interpreted, and written by analyzing the placement of the stars and planets on a given day. The growth of astrology, and the resulting knowledge, is closely tied to the study of constellations. Astrology has grown from the past and by researching the history of astrology and constellations one can infer that they have a similar history and future to the world....   [tags: Astrology ]

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The Lifecycle of a Star

- ‘There are more stars than all of the grains of sand on earth.’(Star Facts, 2005:1) Looking up at the sky on a vibrant night, the vision is naturally lit one with millions of vivacious, glistening stars. The tenacity of this essay is to explore the lifecycle of a star, thence, signify its manifestation in the universe. A fundamental part of our universe is stars. Hence, these miniature luminous forms are essentially very immense in magnitude and it is merely due to their substantial distance from Earth that they appear so trivial....   [tags: Astronomy]

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The Birth of a Star

- A star is a self-radiant divine body consisting of a mass of gas held together by its own gravity. The birth of a star begins inside a molecular cloud. Stars form inside these somewhat dense concentrations of interstellar gas and dust. The process of star formation has long been a mystery because of viewing limitations. Large amounts of small solid particles blocked our view of the stars which are beyond the molecular cloud. Infrared technology now provides some insight on how a star is formed. Cloud cores contain sources of fierce infrared radiation, evidence of energy from collapsing protostars (potential energy converted to kinetic energy)....   [tags: formation, clouds, molecular]

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The Star of Bethlehem

- ... The wise men followed the star to Bethlehem from Jerusalem. This creates point eight: The star traveled ahead of them. The last point is one of intrigue. The wise men followed the star until it stopped over Bethlehem. Point nine: The star had to be able to stop. Can stars stop. When did the star occur. What was the star. Knowing these will help find the star. In the 1602 an astronomer named Kepler discovered the math to determine the exact positions of the stars in the sky on a specific date....   [tags: wise, men, questions, characteristics]

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Life of a Star

- The most common known star is our very own sun, that is common knowledge, but where did the sun come from. It couldn’t have just appeared from thin air, and it can’t remain forever, for every birth there is a death. Astronomers believe that molecular clouds, or large clouds of gas, are the primary source for the birth of stars. Gravity compresses this cloud into a massive sphere of gas and dust, and once the temperature reaches 15 million degrees it sparks the nuclear fusion, it begins to glow and burn, and voila....   [tags: Astronomy]

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The Star

- The Star “The universe has no purpose and no plan that since a hundred suns explode every year in our galaxy, at this very moment some race is dying in the depths of the space. Whether that race done good or evil during its lifetime will make no difference in the end: there is no divine justice, for there is no God.” I would love to believe that when I die I will live again, that some part of e will continue. Bu as much as I want to believe that, I know of nothing to suggest that it is more than wishful thinking....   [tags: Papers]

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The Vaudeville Star

- The Vaudeville Star Vaudeville was a cheap form of escape for the struggling families going through the Great Depression. Vaudeville was a variety of acts from comedians to singers to dancing families and one would hardly see the same show twice. The Great Depression was a struggle to the people in the audience, and to the performers who had to work just as hard as any of the workers in the streets. Sophie Tucker overcame the struggle of the vaudeville lifestyle by moving away from her family in a small town to New York, moving past her self-consciousness, and painting herself black to be able to perform....   [tags: comedians, singers, dancing families]

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Star Light, Star Bright...What Are Stars?

- ... Stars are born using the ingredients of hydrogen and gravity. Nebulae, clouds of stardust and gas, are “star nurseries where millions of stars are being born” (Extreme Stars). These “enormous clouds of cosmic dust and hydrogen gas” (Science Online) are attracted to each other by the forces of gravity, collapsing inward, forming a dense central clump. As this process continues, heat is released and trapped inside the core of the clump, causing a rise in temperature. This pre-star continues to collapse inward, increasing the density of its core resulting in a drastic rise in temperature eventually resulting in thermonuclear fusion....   [tags: elements, hydrogen, gravity]

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The Process of The Life Cycle of A Star

- Professor Lawrence Krauss claims that, “In our galaxy, there are over 100 billion stars alone.” (“Extreme”). Each one of those stars is a factory which slowly builds the materials for the foundations of the universe (“Stars”). Stars are as varied as people. While they are all born the same way, they do not all die the same way. Some stars live fast and die young; others die slowly and quietly (“Extreme”). The life cycle of a star is violent, they churn, pulsate, and sometimes explode, but the products of its life are invaluable building blocks for the Universe....   [tags: gravity,nebulas,supernova, universe]

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Life Cycle of a Star

- Everything follows the same cycle thought its existences. A cycle of birth, living, and death, of a being. And though some things may not be connected, or even four light years away, like stars and humans. They still are very much the identical. Humans are born, while stars are created. Then, a Humans work through their lives: school, to a job, or work, or on personal work . On the other hand, a star's work is just being. But, through every life cycle comes death. While humans and stars die for differential reason and ways, humans and stars follow the same pattern, but just with different details....   [tags: Creation, Birth, Interstellar]

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An Analysis of The Energy Star Company

- The bending white line and twinkling star on an unblemished blue field on thousands of products denotes that Energy Star certification is present and is familiar to more than 85 percent of American families. It indicates that the product provides enhanced energy productivity as compared to its conventional counterparts. But did you know that the Energy Star label could also be applied to businesses. Becoming a partner of Energy Star Founded in 1992, by the EPA and the US Department of Energy, the purpose of energy star was to reduce energy consumption and air pollution....   [tags: efficiency, business, environment]

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The Transition Of A Shining Star Preschool

- A Shining Star Preschool is committed to developmentally appropriate practice. Children are especially susceptible to changes in routine, new environments and to separation from their parents or guardians. It is particularly difficult for children to be placed into the care of someone with whom they are not familiar. Therefore, we have developed a highly effective, developmentally appropriate plan for transitioning children into our center once they have entered our program, from one class to another and if relocation is ever needed....   [tags: Developmental psychology]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Star Child '

- When earth’s existence comes under threat from evil forces on a parallel earth, a meek teenager must enter this parallel world to save a spirit that can break a drought on earth. BRIEF SYNOPSIS PETE, father of JAMES, tells his teenage son the family secret: the men of the family are the protectors of the Tree of Life and her daughter, Star Child, who are responsible for life on earth. When an evil Wizard, We-Neg, captures Star Child, who causes rain on earth, this threatens the existence of humans with a terrible drought....   [tags: Father, Mother, Wizard, Earth]

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Star Trek And The Attitude Of The 60s

- Star Trek and the Attitude of the 60s Star Trek series has many episodes that have social commentary, making strong comments on sexism, improving race relations (racism), militarism, xenophobia and all other major issues during the 60s. By the time the first episode aired in 1966, Congress had passed numerous civil rights acts, the Voting Right Act in 1965 and the constitutional amendments outlawing poll taxes and other disfranchisement tactics. There are many illustrations in which Star Trek brings up the question of these social injustices....   [tags: Cold War, Korean War, Vietnam War, Proxy war]

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The Evolution of Star Trek Captains

- ¬The Evolution of Star Trek Captains “Space, the final frontier. These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise. Its 5-year mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new life and new civilizations, to boldly go where no man has gone before.” Thus begins Star Trek: The Original Series, the first of five live-action television series and eleven movies to date chronicling the adventures of various Starfleet captains, their ships, crews, and countless alien species throughout the universe....   [tags: Character Analysis ]

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History of the Hollywood Star System

- ... Unfortunately, bad news surrounded Downey during his dark days in the late 1990's and early 2000's , and then it was topped off by a messy divorce in 2004 (Biography.com). Downey's life started to turn around after he remarried in 2005. He is no longer dependant on alcohol and drugs and remains one of the most versatile stars in Hollywood. Downey's comeback is an inspiration to many people around the world, and his personal problems are no longer dominating the stories in the media. According to Finn, Downey recently won the Kid's Choice Award for Favorite Male Butt Kicker....   [tags: studio system era, developing popularity of actors]

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The Tone Of Bright And Morning Star

- Under Communist rule, everyone is equal by law. That's why during the 1920 to the 1950's, African Americans flocked to join the party. Included in the flock of black Communists was the renowned black author, Richard Wright, whose works are today known for their dark portrayal of black Communist life. A critic summarizes the influence on his stories: "As a poor black child growing up in the deep South, Richard Wright suffered poverty, hunger, racism and violence... experiences that later became central themes of his work" ("Richard Wright" 1)....   [tags: Richard Wright]

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My Time At The Star Center

- The Star Center is a local service in Jackson, Tennessee that provides services to people of all ages with some form of physical and / or mental disabilities. They offer a variety of help and activities to entertain and aid in a fulfilling life for all people. I chose to participate in working in art and music therapy in all ages for the past month, observing and helping. I chose to spend my time at the Star Center for a few main reasons. Firstly, I grew up with a disabled sister. This motivated me to spend my free time helping others have some time off from their relatives who have disabilities....   [tags: Disability, Developmental disability]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Lone Star '

- As a result, the sequence proves that through memory and blood, borders are suppressed, and the past is able to cross the line separating it from the present once more. However, this scene also establishes the foundations for the conclusion of the movie, since Otis, conscious that the past is a vital, defining force, capable of shaping individual identity, affirms that ‘Blood only means what [we] let it’, thus implying that although history haunts all aspects of our lives, since it constantly overcomes any demarcation line with the present, one can work through it and control its influence....   [tags: Future, Present, Past, Time]

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The Star Takes their Own Life

- Life is but a play, sometimes it is a comedy and sometimes a drama. Most times the actors in the play are common and ordinary. They are not worthy of my talents. My life consist of many plays, all of which I am the playwright, the cast director, the stage director and the producer. The people I write my plays for are never common or ordinary. They are unique and very successful in whatever career they choose for themselves. I seek these people out. When I meet a person that falls into this category and I find them worthy, I write a play just for them....   [tags: theatre,]

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The North Star Policy of NIKE

- NIKE, ranked number 126 in 2013 on Fortune’s Top 500 List, up from 136 in 2012, is the world’s leading athletic brand but that doesn’t mean it can just disregard corporate social responsibility. NIKE believes that its success relies on their ability to transition into the sustainable economy and has been working tirelessly to achieve these goals. They have already begun massive restructures in almost every aspect of their company. These changes include bettering the environment, factory work conditions and worker treatment....   [tags: sustainable companies]

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Starbucks : A Star Bucks Store

- ANSWER: Starbucks has 26 stores in NZ more than 1000 employees. In 1981, Howard Schultz president and CEO had initially strolled into a Star bucks store. From his first measure of Sumatra, Howard was drawn into Star bucks and joined a year later. After a year, in 1983, Howard ventured out to Italy and got to be enthralled with Italian espresso bars and the sentiment of the espresso experience. He had a dream to take the Italian café custom back to the United States. A spot for discussion and a feeling of group....   [tags: Coffee, Starbucks, Espresso, Howard Schultz]

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Michael Jackson : A Star Of Stars

- Michael Jackson – A Star among Stars Music lives and makes us happy. His contribution as a musician brought us some of the most exciting times in the history of music industry. He was a cultural icon, a star whose career spanned for four decades and a man who was always surrounded by controversy. He inspired many artists, changed the way people see pop music and built a dynasty that will last for many years. His name was Michael Jackson. Michael was born on August 29, 1958 in Garry Indiana. He was raised by his parents along with 8 other siblings who lived in a two bedroom house....   [tags: Michael Jackson, The Jackson 5, Janet Jackson]

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My Childhood Is A Rock Star

- What I want to be When I Grow Up From the time a child can talk tell they reach college, and sometimes even after, people are always asking the same question: “what do you want to be when you grow up?” When children are small the answers never fail to be something extreme and fun such as princess, rock star, astronaut, or super hero; however, when the child grows older you can see the answers become a little more achievable such as doctor, lawyer, teacher, or any other job they see every day. When I was younger I had my heart set on being a rock star and with help from my uncle, my family made this fun dream almost a reality....   [tags: Family, Mother, English-language films]

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The Toronto Star, By Wendy Gills

- In recent years, the media have increased their coverage of crime reporting, more specifically, in suburban neighborhoods. Although violent crime rates are low, the covering of these stories has increased in the last few decades. Therefore, it does not come as a surprise that several media platforms have been closely following up with the Scarborough crossbow killings. The Toronto Star is one of many media outlets that have published articles regarding Brett Ryan’s case. “Brett Ryan’s Friends Struggle to Comprehend Family’s Slaying,” by Wendy Gills, narrates Brett Ryan’s killing of his mother and two brothers outside their home in Scarborough on August 25th, 2016....   [tags: Crime, Criminal justice, Criminal law]

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The Star By Arthur C. Clarke

- Being a firm believer in God, one must never question their faith. Things may happen and tables may turn; however, mankind should trust and believe in Him. In the short story, “The Star” by Arthur C. Clarke, a priest and a group of his explores came upon a Planet Phoenix Nebula that was destroyed after it’s sun went supernova. Troubled by his findings, the priest began to question his faith. He thought, how could God destroy a civilization if he loved it so much. Many may question God and say he makes mistakes....   [tags: Jesus, Short story, Faith, Thought]

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The Mornign Star of the Xhosa Church

- The Two London Society Missionaries, Van der Kemp and his friend Edmond arrived to a very different Cape Town in 1799. A British flag now waved over the Dutch Port; British forces having arrived to secure Cape Town in the wake of the waning of the Dutch Empire during the Napoleonic wars. On the 13th of June, Ver der Kemp and Edmond crossed the Gamka river, which though it was very broad was also very dry. They sought refuge from the cold winter air at Samuel de Beer’s house, who had just buried his child that same day, yet rejoiced that God was answering his prayers to bring the gospel to indigenous people in South Africa....   [tags: missionaries, british society]

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The Author of the Star Spangled Banner

- Francis Scott Key “…like most Maryland celebrities he is now a vague figure, his life eclipsed by one spectacular deed.”(McCoy 2). Although Francis Scott Key is a prominent name in our country’s history, just as author Victor Weybright states, he’s “famous” for only one reason. This is, of course, being the author our country’s beloved national anthem, The Star Spangled Banner. But the truth is, he was a lot more, as a lawyer, a district attorney, a member of the American Colonization Society, and a war veteran Key has made a much greater contribution to the making of our country then he is given credit for....   [tags: Francis Scot Key]

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The Sun Is A Yellow Dwarf Star

- Development information Sun Characteristics The Sun is a yellow dwarf star that compromises of around 99.86% of the mass of the solar system with an intrinsic brightness of +4.83 which is approximately brighter than about 85% of stars in the Milky Way. The sun is mostly likely to have formed by shockwaves from a nearby supernova. The distance between the Sun and Earth is approximately 1 astronomical unit meaning that it would take light approximately 8 minutes to reach earth. The Sun almost takes 25.6 days for a full rotation at the equator and 33.5 days at the poles....   [tags: Earth, Sun, Crust, Structure of the Earth]

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Movie Review : ' Star Wars '

- Most people know the basic concept of the Bechdel Test, if not by name. Having more than one developed female character whose arc does not rely on a male character is indeed a great thing to strive for in cinema. However, no matter how good it is in principle, there are flaws in the Bechdel Test itself; just because a movie passes does not give it a feminist thumbs up. Just the same, a movie that does not pass the test is by no means automatically a bad or misogynistic movie. Many say that 2015 was a good year in cinema....   [tags: Woman, Gender, Female, Film]

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Felix Is a U Tube Star

- Childhood Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, or Pewdiepie, was born in October 24, 1989 and spent his childhood in Gothenburg, Sweden. His parents named him Felix because in Latin it means happy. The You Tube star rarely cried when he was baby and his favorite word was “gooo.” Since the day he was born he was trying to live up to his name; and for the most part he did. When he first went to kindergarten he “went to kindergarten and wore a skirt with his hair up and told everyone he was a girl.” Pewdiepie spent most of his time in kindergarten drawing....   [tags: personal narrative]

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The Star Spangled Banner, At Woodstock

- Will you still love your father if he abandoned you. Will you still meet your ex-husband or ex-wife if you divorce with him or her. Most of you probably would say that is absolutely impossible. But in Because My Father Always Said He Was the Only Indian Who Saw Jimi Hendrix Play “The Star-Spangled Banner” at Woodstock, these two questions’ answer are yes. The author develops Victor as a main character, and narrates Victor’s family from Victor’s view. Victor’s parents’ marriage is deeply flawed, to the point that they seek a divorce....   [tags: Marriage, Mother, Jimi Hendrix, Father]

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The Ending Credit Of Outlaw Star

- Throughout my high school year, I have been drawing during class, lunch, study hall, etc. My dream job was to be an anime artist every since middle school year. Watching Dragon ball z, Inuyasha, Big O, etc. I always wanted to drawing something like that. However, the anime that inspired me was Outlaw star. The ending credit of outlaw star was drawing from the artist, and I always thought it was the most beautiful drawing I have ever seen. Since that day, I started drawing, but i would never realize that this would be a long journey....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Family, Father]

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My View On The Shooting Star

- It was an unexpected sight, the shooting star that revealed itself in a moment as fleeting that of his life, lighting my view in a streak of opalescent white. I stared, dumbly, at the fishbowl of black that stretched over my head, and blinked. It had been years since I had last watched a meteor flash by, that night before the big game, walking across the rocky pier in New Haven, trying to escape the sweaty party crowds and the legion of police cars that accompanied them. I had been with him that night also, driving carelessly, recklessly, through the winding streets....   [tags: Qur'an, Muhammad]

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Star Trek: The Motion Picture

- The film I’m discussing is Star Trek: The Motion Picture. The film, which takes place in the 23rd century, is about the newly appointed Admiral Kirk and his crew taking back the Enterprise in order to stop a force that is threatening Earth. Although problematic with regards to gender issues, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, along with the original television show and the other movies, used aliens and the futuristic as a tool to examine race and sexuality issues in a way that hadn’t really been explored before in such a mainstream way....   [tags: Film Analysis ]

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Star Wars : A Nonexistent Hope

- Star wars: a nonexistent hope Fallowing the successful completion of world war two, and I only mean successful in that it wiped out the majority of national powers in the world. Leaving the US to reign supreme with the best economy Americans had ever seen and they were the only atomic power in the world. This ushered in a rise in middle class and minimal unemployment throughout the US. However, after only a few short years the USSR detonated their first atomic bomb. From there it was a race to the end....   [tags: Cold War, United States, World War II]

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Star Wars: The Iconic Galaxy

- Long ago, in a galaxy far, far away, there lived a princess. Her name was Princess Leia. Growing up, she didn’t realize that one day, she and her twin brother would be travelling through space, fighting the dark side, fighting their father. This is Star Wars, the epic battle between good and evil. This is a very iconic movie series, one of the best sci-fi there is. Although, that is my opinion, I have a feeling many people would agree with me. As we take a look inside the film series, you’ll see a picture of what might be out there, and we have George Lucas to thank for that....   [tags: princess leia, space]

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Star Trek & Gender Sterotypes

- The Star Trek television series was truly a groundbreaking show not just for its plot lines and ideological messages, but also for its revolutionary cast. Two of the main actors were Jewish, one main actor was a gay Asian, and of course, one was a black woman. Uhura was one of the first main black characters on a television show – and of course, her kiss with Kirk was the first interracial kiss ever on television. For a show in the 1960s, Star Trek broke many barriers across religious, racial, but most significantly gender lines....   [tags: Racism, Sexism]

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Community Policing ( Star )

- Community Policing (STAR) Several of the rural police departments do not receive proper training or have adequate resources to perform their duties (PublicRescourceOrg, 2010). During the video “Community Policing (STAR)”, Sargent Beech was resistant to learning a new way of policing, so much so that he put learning about it off on another officer. Also from the video there were instances where the community perceived crime as different than what the police thought it to be. Finally, there are ways to successfully implement community policing if done properly and everyone participates....   [tags: Police, Crime, Crime prevention, Law enforcement]

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The Southern Star Observation Wheel

- The Southern Star Observation Wheel was destined to be Melbourne's most important public sculpture in over two decades. Coming off the Tullamarine Freeway and through City Link’s ellipsoidal sound tubes adjacent to the housing commission, the wheel provided the foreground to one of the city’s best angles and was an architectural statement to new visitors. The infamous 120-metre-tall wheel was touted as being a world-class tourism attraction, but now sits as a scar of failed enterprise and questionable engineering in the Melbourne landscape....   [tags: City Planning]

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Reagan and the Star Wars

- The collapse of Soviet Russia (USSR) and the overall end to the Cold War can be greatly accredited to a program conceived during the Reagan administration known as Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI). Proposed by U.S. President Ronald Reagan on March 23, 1983 the program was eventually nicknamed "Star Wars" by many in the media after the popular 1977 film by George Lucas. The idea was, simply put, a defensive shield surrounding America that would use ground and space-based systems to protect the United States from attack by strategic nuclear ballistic missiles....   [tags: U.S. History]

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Waiting for my Silver Star

- It all Started with a blind date gone right. My sisters and I were throwing a party and my sister, Mildered, was being set up with a man named Regis. As the party started and Regis and his friends arrived it was not mildered Regis talked to. It was me. Although he was four years older than I we started dating, it was great. We had been dating for about two years when Regis came to my house and told me the news. I remember it clearly it was a sunny September day and we planned on going to the park for a picnic with our friends....   [tags: the true story of how my grandparents met]

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Elizabeth Taylor: A Hollywood Star

- “I’ve been through it all, baby. I’m Mother Courage.” Elizabeth Taylor has been through the worst of it with her numerous marriages and illnesses, but she toughed it out and kept pushing forward. Her “I can conquer the world” attitude got her through all of the obstacles she faced. Elizabeth stayed in the spotlight from the time she was nine years old until the day she died. Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor was a true, old-fashioned Hollywood celebrity that overcame many hardships in her life. Elizabeth Taylor, or Liz for short, was born February 27th, 1932 in Hampstead, London, England, UK to American parents, Sara Warmbrodt and Francis Taylor....   [tags: celebrity, hardships, actress, role]

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American Star, Model, And Singer

- Arman Jahangiri Sociology 001 Term Paper: Lindsay Lohan If there is one individual in the celebrity world that is known for his or her troubled thoughts or misbehavior, there isn’t anyone better to recognize other than Lindsay Lohan. An American star, model, and singer, Lohan was recognized in all different aspects of Hollywood because of her talents as a young actress. However, as her stardom continued to progress, so did the instability in her mental health. The mass media and people alike had an influence on Lohan’s behavior by distorting how she was portrayed on and off the screen....   [tags: Sociology, Mass media, Lindsay Lohan, News media]

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STAR RIVER ELECTRONICS LTD.

- Introduction Star River Electronics is a joint venture between Starlight Electronics Ltd., United Kingdom and an Asian venture-capital firm, New Era Partners. Star River Electronics is based in Singapore. It manufactures and supplies CD-ROM’s to major software companies. Due to its production of high-quality discs, Star River gained fame in the industry. Even though the volume of sales is increasing, there is a fall in the unit prices due to price competition and the growing popularity of substitute storage devices, mainly DVDs....   [tags: Business Analysis]

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The Life of a Star

- The Life of a Star One night while little Jimmy was out camping with his father, he asked his father how a star is made. And his father said there are high-mass stars, intermediate-mass stars, and low-mass stars. The life cycles of stars follow three general patterns each associated with a range of initial mass. Much like human beings stars have a life cycle, they go threw birth, evolution, and death. And little Jimmy said how is that possible. First the star must be born. Many astronomers believe that a star is formed when large compression waves traveling through gas clouds create dense knots of gas is the cloud....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Star Wars Trilogy

- A directors cut, is a specified edit of a version of a film (or video game, music video, etc.) that is suppose to represent a vision closer to that of the director. In 2004, director George Lucas had an interview with Associated Press, and states that the Star Wars series only represented “25 or 30 per cent” of what he wanted it to be. In the following paragraphs, I will show you how editing scenes differently can and will change the outlook of characters and the story of Star Wars IV: A New Hope....   [tags: notorious science fiction movies]

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Characteristics of Star Teachers

- Star Teachers Haberman’s star teachers exhibit warmth, fairness, and discipline. They understand that their role is to teach; love and compassion are not enough. The teachers that Haberman views as quitters/failures blame academic underachievement on student’s backgrounds, home environment, and observe personal limitations rather than recognize their responsibility to provide a safe, and undisruptive environment for students to learn. Poverty schools have ineffective teachers because the traditional university programs training and recruiting teachers provide these schools with candidates who will most likely quit or fail....   [tags: teaching, Education, Haberman]

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The Lone Star Nation

- The Lone Star Nation reflects the efforts put forth by single individuals that eventually changes the lone star state forever. Specific Texan heroes Stephen Austin who founded Texas, along with Sam Houston who led the Texas army and who was the governor. William Travis and his love for Rosanna was discovered while James Bowie, and David Crockett stood up and fought for the Alamo. One dictator whose procedures drove the colonists against him but impacted Texas to this day was Santa Anna. At this time of Texas making its way as a state, Andrew Jackson was president....   [tags: texas, stephen austin, sam houston]

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Pop Star Selena Gomez

- Selena Gomez steps out from the stage and the crowd’s screams this is the road to her fame. Selena Gomez life shows what all famous people should aspire to be like. To begin, have you ever wanted to know what it was like being a pop star well I’m going to tell you about Selena Gomez. Selena Gomez was born on July 22, 1992 she is a Mexican American. Her mom named her after the singer Selena Quintanilla. She did homeschooling and that is how she got her high school diploma. When Selena was 5 years old she wanted to be an actor so she auditioned for a TV show that’s called Wizards of Waverly Place on the Disney channel....   [tags: Fame, Paparazzi]

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The Star Wars Trilogy

- ... He said do not try. This reveals Taoism because instead of trying, Luke must do it without thinking. The Force contains the concept of Wu Wei from Taoism. It is when people let go of their surroundings and that is when they will be able to feel other living energies. This is the concept the Force has obtained from Taoism. Not only is Taoism in the Force, Hinduism is also utilized in the idea of the Force. Hinduism is used in the Force when Yoda talks about fear leading to suffering. This will lead to the dark side of the Force and then people will not be able to join with the Force....   [tags: force, power, religions]

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The Star River Case

- Background: This case is about Star River and how the firm is in the middle of financial crisis that was induced by rapid growth. The CEO basically wants to improve the financial health of the company and ask for help to make some decisions. The CEO asks one of the analyst for help in reviewing the historical performance of the firm, forecast financing requirements for the next two years, exercise the forecasting model to identify the key drivers of the assumptions, estimate Star River’s weighted-average cost of capital and lastly to analyze the proposed investment in a packaging machine....   [tags: project analysis and financial forecasting]

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Star History

- The life cycle of a star is dependent on its mass. The larger the mass, the quicker it will die out, whereas stars which are no more than half the size of our Sun can live up to hundreds of billion years. However no matter how large the star is, they all begin their lives in a nursery known as a molecular cloud. A molecular cloud is a giant condensation of dust and molecular gas. They are regions of relatively dense interstellar gas and dust with hydrogen molecules as well as carbon and silicate materials forming the primary constituents....   [tags: Composition, Size, Formation]

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Star Trek

- A. Plan of the Investigation This investigation will evaluate how different aspects of Star Trek: The Original Series (1966-1969) reflect the changing social standards of 1960s United States of America. In order to access these parallels, this investigation will focus on the social standards involving race and gender in both 1960s America and on the USS Enterprise in the show. The question that I will be investigating is "How did Star Trek: The Original Series reflect the changing social standards of 1960s United States of America....   [tags: social standards, series, women's rights]

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Star Wars Movies Are Better than Star Trek Movies

- A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away.... the first pilot of the franchise Star Trek was released, and with the premier of STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE in 1977, Geeks, nerds, and overall fanatics have had a debate ever since over which Sci-fi magnate made for the best cinematic entertainment. I would like to personally settle this argument with four main points in favor of the better movie franchise: STAR WARS. My four points are: 1. STAR WARS has better weapons, 2. STAR WARS has better villains, 3....   [tags: film analysis and reviews]

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