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Ezra Pound's In a Station of the Metro

- Ezra Pound's In a Station of the Metro Before this week, I had never read any poetry by Ezra Pound. I noticed immediately that many of the poems are very short. "In a Station of the Metro," for example, is two lines. In the essay "Imagism," the second rule of imagistes is said to be "to use absolutely no word that did not contribute to the presentation." I think this rule helps explain why some of Pound's poems are so short. Obeying the second rule of imagistes will be harder the longer the poem is....   [tags: Ezra Pound Station of the Metro Essays]

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Autobiography at an Air-Station by Philip Larkin

- Autobiography at an Air-Station by Philip Larkin Progress is in the eye of the beholder. Throughout the years society has forced nature out of its life and has instead adopted a new mechanical and industrialized lifestyle. Technology may be deemed as progress by some, where it is thought of as a positive advancement for mankind. Yet technology can also be a hindrance for society, by imposing itself on society and emptying the meaning out of life. In “Autobiography at an Air-Station,” Philip Larkin conveys his distaste of how society has denounced nature....   [tags: Autobiography Air-Station Philip Larkin Essays]

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Elizabeth Bishop's Poem Filling Station

- Elizabeth Bishop's Poem "Filling Station" In poetry many elements are used to bring life to a literary work. Some of these include style, structure, imagery, diction, and allusion. In Elizabeth Bishop's poem, Filling Station, the author uses them skillfully to create meaning in a story that otherwise would be banal. Her usage of expressive details supports the writing which helps the reader to imagine what the author is describing. Her style also appeals to the readers emotions and imagination to draw them into her harsh reality....   [tags: Elizabeth Bishop Filling Station Poetry Essays]

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The Station Fire

- Station Fire “How is it that one match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box of matches to start a campfire?” The Station fire started Wednesday August 26th, 2009 at approx. 03:30 PM at the Los Angeles River Ranger District / Angeles National Forest, burning over 250 square miles equivalent to 160,577 acres. This fire has claimed the lives of 2 L.A. county fire fighters. Even though the Station Fire was controlled using the unified command with experienced personal, was the number of resources assigned, the level of training of officers, and response time adequate for such a large and devastating wild land fire....   [tags: Case Study, solution]

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The Story of the Skylab Space Station

- Human minds cannot comprehend how colossal an idea like space is. To obtain a firmer understanding of what or who is floating around up there, scientists all around the world invest their entire fortune and lives into exploring the unknown. Many explorations have proven successful in expanding human knowledge about space, but Skylab, America’s first space station, has demonstrated triumphant in three different space missions documenting the foreign world (Dunbar, “Part I”). Skylab Space Station was a revolutionary development in the history of space exploration with its many missions and daily life for its astronauts....   [tags: successful NASA projects]

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The Arrival Of A Train At A Station

- The movie industry has been around for just over one hundred years. The first Public exhibition of film was the film titled “The Arrival of a Train at a Station”. The mythos around this story is that it’s said that the audience jumped out of the way when the train arrived because they believed it was going to hit them because it was a real train. Since then the nineteen seventies opened the eyes of the movie producer’s that sequels could be used to make big money. Since the decade featured mega hits like Jaws two and French Connection two....   [tags: Film, Sequel, Pre-production]

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The Murder Of The Police Station

- ... Tommy Ward never borrowed her truck or came back crying and confessing to a crime. Later, however, both women denied being present at any party or telling anything to Jeff Miller. This proved that the story was not true, but the police already found some one to place the blame on. According to the Supreme Court, “A confession is like no other evidence”. There is a consensus among many people that those who confess to a crime are guilty, otherwise, why would someone confess to something they did not do....   [tags: Interrogation, False confession, Confession]

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Patient Satisfaction : Nursing Station

- ... When patients feel safe, patient satisfaction with the hospital will increase. A study showed an increase in a hospital 's Press Ganey scores after the implementation of bedside reporting. The areas that showed improvements includes nurse attitude toward requests, more attention to personal needs, nurses kept patients informed regarding their treatments, and better pain control. (Ferris, 2013) References List Evans, D., Grunawait, J., McClish, D., Wood, W., & Friese, C. R. (2012). Bedside Shift-to-Shift Nursing Report: Implementation and Outcomes....   [tags: Nursing, Patient, Nurse, Hospital]

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Don't Change the Station!

- Fellow students, if your parents were to get in your car and turn on the ignition, what would they hear coming from the radio. Would you be embarrassed knowing your radio station was on when they borrowed the car. Fellow student parents, you like to listen to some of the same music as your kids. But how many times did the conversation between DJs take such a turn, and all you could do was make some quick small talk as you hurry and flip the station of shut the radio off. Radio became popular in the early 1920s....   [tags: Media]

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The International Space Station

- ... “The primary fields of research include Astrobiology, astronomy, human research including space medicine and life sciences, physical sciences, materials science, space weather and weather on Earth (meteorology).” (Wiki). Another main focus of the ISS is to find out more about the possibility of space colonization. Affects that living in this environment have on the human body over a long period of time are key for us to find out if we ever want to look into permanent colonization of space. “Unprotected presence in space is characterized by an intense radiation field (consisting primarily of protons and other subatomic charged particles from the solar wind, in addition to cosmic rays), hi...   [tags: collaboration on space exploration]

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Television Tv Television Station?

- ... These network and cable news stations are responsible to provide viewers with accurate information. “An informed, vigilant, and active citizenship is essential to the health and functioning of a democratic political system, and to a large extent, this revolves around the issue of news consumption” (Lee and Chyi, 2014). News is a very important aspect of modern day life and it is changing everyday. News can dictate our morals, beliefs and even our friends. This is why we must address and study the ethical issue of bias in the news....   [tags: Mass media, Marshall McLuhan, Broadcasting]

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Union Station

- When one hears the word “union” the thought of coming together springs to mind and that is exactly what Union Station did. It was one of the many depots that connected the city of Dayton, Ohio with the rest of the country before highway systems even existed. During the time of its existence it was part of a movement that helped shape a nation to become one of the top powers of the world. Union Station was visited by many and helped change the face of a city. In 1851 Dayton heard its first train whistle, after the first Ohio railroad company, Mad River and Lake Erie Railroad Company, completed a line from Springfield to Dayton....   [tags: Community History]

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Station Fire

- Synopsis In West Warwick Rhode Island, on February 20th, 2003, during the performance of the band Great White, a fire broke out that eventually claimed the lives of 100 people and injured an additional 200. The band’s tour manager arranged for, and ignited pyrotechnic props, large fireworks designed to display a shower of sparks. The sparks ignited foam soundproofing near stage. The fire spread quickly. Most were killed either in the crush to exit the building or overcome by fumes while trying to find an exit....   [tags: Event Analysis ]

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Radio Stations And Learning Information About The Station

- ... During this time, there have been mergers with larger and smaller companies, which can lead to small stations being changed completely. Indianapolis used to be a powerhouse and it is not the same powerhouse that it used to be. People who work in the radio industry are starting to see national trends where corporations have bought all these stations and made all of the money. The recent trend, however, has been that single operators are able to come back in and buy these stations and Bryon Maddox believes that this is better for everybody involved with the company....   [tags: Radio, Frequency modulation, Country music]

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The Shushenskaya Hydroelectric Power Station in Russia

- Introduction: Sayano – Shushenskaya Hydroelectric power station is located on the Yenisei River, near Saynogorsk in Khakassia. It was the largest hydroelectric power station in Russia and the sixth- largest hydroelectric power station in the world before. Construction started in 1968 taking 10 years for it to be built and opening in 1978. The plant was designed by the Leningrad. After the fall of the Soviet Union the Station was privatized with RAO UES becoming the main shareholder. RusHydro operated the plant, controlling the output of 10 turbines which each had the capacity of 640MW....   [tags: khakassia, mechanical failure]

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Student Leadership At Richmond Radio Station

- ... These are the connections that I want share with the community by becoming a physician. Seeking to have much the same kind of relation with those medically underserved in the Richmond community, I joined a local free clinic as a front desk volunteer. While I worked with a closely knit team of volunteers through a flurry of questions, appointments, and membership renewals, I was surprised to see how closely the little clinic was tied to rest of the world. The front desk I worked at was covered in sticky notes translating common phrases such as “Do you have an appointment today?” into Arabic, Portuguese, and Spanish....   [tags: Physician, Patient, Internal medicine, Hospital]

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A Modest Proposal For Eliminating The Gas Station

- A modest proposal for eliminating the use, drilling, and selling of crude oil, for any reason whatsoever, to prevent the destruction of all marine life and eventually human life as we know it The automobile has become one of the most powerful machines in our world. It is an integral part of everyone’s life and has helped in accelerating the growth of commerce and industry across all nations. What people don’t realize is that the automobile contains a very dangerous weapon, a weapon that is hidden inside the fuel tank....   [tags: Petroleum, Automobile, Petroleum industry]

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12 Years a Slave and Fruitvale Station

- ... The importance of this movie showed that even though you were a free man you still had to prove you freedom. And the way that any African American had to do this is by having documentation from an official that vouches for the freedom of that individual. In the movie there was a scene in which a friend of Mr. Northup physically came to where he was and showed documentation that proved he was not a slave but a free man. The documents to prove a person’s freedom were called certification of freedom....   [tags: movie analysis, flaws in the legal system]

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The Fire Station

- I was sitting at my dinner table and suddenly the TV program was erupted in with an irritating noise. An announcment ran across the bottom of the TV screen, "There will be a fire meeting tonight, 7:30." I quickly finish my supper and head into town. I turn my engine off and got out of my car. I walk up the cement ramp towards the door of the metal-sided fire station. The steel door is cold and I carefully enter the door lock's code and turn the reluctant knob. The room is dark and I blindly reach around the corner and hit the light switch....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Descriptive Writing]

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"In a Station of the Metro" by Ezra Pound

- Ezra Pound, the founder of imagism, was born in Hailey, Idaho, on October 30th, 1885 (Flory 308). Growing up in Philadelphia, Ezra Pound knew at fifteen what he wanted to do; he wanted to become a poet ("How"). In additon to his writings, he defriended and assisited many of the greatest writers of his time with their careers: T. S. Eliot, William Carlos Williams, James Joyce, Robert Frost, and Ernest Hemingway (Flory 308). In 1913, he published Contemprania, a group of imagistic poems that included the popular "In a Station of the Metro," stripping away his formerly archaic vocabulary and simplifying his verses (Flory 315)....   [tags: Poetry]

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Social Existing Issues Depicted in Fruitvale Station

- Society is faced with various problems that hinder the development of its communities. These issues affect the society in a numerous of ways and has a major effect on the citizens of the community as well. Social adversities causes grief and is also the cause of crimes and other miscellaneous activities that occur in inequitable areas. In the film, Fruitvale Station, there are abundant amounts of these adversities and societal issues that are illustrated. Fruitvale Station is a great example of a film that shows accurate social issues that occur in today’s society....   [tags: sociological and film analysis, cinematography]

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New Station Location for Excelsior Springs Fire Department

- Why is there such a need for a new fire station in the City of Excelsior Springs and where would be the best location for the new station or stations. These are 2 very important and essential questions in determining how efficient the Excelsior Springs Fire Department currently is compared to how efficient it has the potential to be. In determining the answers to these vital questions, there was an abundance of research done in lots of different areas. The fire department was looked at, analyzed, and compared to similar departments nearby....   [tags: state and county quick facts]

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Disney Tv Station And Its Theme Parks

- As a young girl, I spent hours watching my favorite television station, Disney Channel. Disney Channel offered a tight knit array of sitcoms and movies. Through my growing infatuation with the channel, I learned about its partnering radio station and its theme parks. Although Disney is widely recognized for its television shows, movies and theme parks, Disney plays a larger role in media as a whole. Walt Disney is the largest media conglomerate in the world and rakes in billions in profits annually through its variety of media outlets....   [tags: Mass media, Concentration of media ownership]

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Space Shuttle Program And The International Space Station Program

- “I think both the space shuttle program and the International Space Station program have not really lived up to their expectations.” These words by Buzz Aldrin are in my opinion why we should never give up on what we are trying to achieve. That is because once you put your mind on achieving one goal, you must achieve it and make this goal exceed you expectations. What is a space shuttle. The Space Shuttle is a reusable launch and reentry American spacecraft operated by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for orbital human spaceflight missions....   [tags: Space Shuttle, Space Shuttle Columbia]

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Case Study: Sayano Shushenskaya Hydroelectric Power Station

- Case Study: Sayano Shushenskaya Hydroelectric Power Station Introduction: Located on the Yenisei River, nearest to Sayanogorsk in Khakassia, Russia, the Soviet-era Sayano-Shushenskaya Hydroelectric Power Station was opened in 1978. By 2009, the plant was ranked sixth in the world and first in Russia for gross hydroelectric power generation. A total of ten turbines were utilized to provide 6,400 MW of electricity to the Russian infrastructure.1 As workers arrived to the plant around 08:00 h on 17 August 2009, there was no cause for immediate alarm....   [tags: gate water, turbine, catastrophe]

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The Politics of Red in Winter vs the Art In the Station Metro

- Poetry is a very subjective art it is up to the authors to determine how they want to convey their message to the readers. Both Ezra Pound’s poem “In the Station Metro” and Emma LaRocque’s poem “The Red in Winter” use imagery, that is very subjective to interpretation, to convey their message in an economic manner. Pound’s artistic imagist poem shows that art isn’t just visual but it can also be portrayed through words alone; and that imagery is a powerful aspect of poetry. LaRaque’s however is focused on how images can portray political issues among differing cultures....   [tags: Ezra Pound, Emma LaRocque, poetry]

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The International Space Station

- The International Space Station is the doorway to the future of mankind and the world as it is known. The scientific and medical discoveries that will be made on the station could create billions of dollars annually. A plan like this, arranged to benefit the whole world economy, should sound like a good idea to every person, but some believe that the ISS is too risky, too ineffective, or too costly to create. Whether or not the space station is worth the money, time, and effort, one thing is clear, everyone is interested in this virtual floating laboratory and what assets or liabilities it will bring....   [tags: Science Space Exploration]

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"Central Station"

- Central Station The film Central Station (1998) is about second chances, and starting over. Dora, a retired schoolteacher, writes letters for illiterate strangers in a bus station, Central do Brasil, in Rio. When one of her clients, a mother, is killed in an accident outside, Dora takes it upon herself to watch after the little boy, Josué. She decides to take him to see his father, who leaves very far away, by way of bus, truck and strangers. The journey becomes a quest for their own identities: one boy's search for his father; and one woman's search for her heart....   [tags: Film]

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Trevi's Station

- Trevi’s Station Once upon a time, there was a man who has lived all his life unmotivated. His name is Julio Trevino. He felt unsatisfied with his current job as a sales staff of a JC Penny store, as to the income he receives and his career advancement. He was not able to find a girlfriend because of his he is ashamed of himself that he has no money. One day while sleeping, he dreamed of being a businessman. He dreamed of being a gasoline station owner. In the dream, he was so successful that he was able to buy a house and cars and even found a one true love....   [tags: Business Case Analysis]

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Game Station

- Game Station I have chosen to have a Game station because I have lots of games and I know a lot about them. Also my uncle has a game shop so I can get ideas of him. Task 2- Legal forms (1) Sole Trader A person who runs the business on his own also gets to keep prophet of business. Sole traders are normally small businesses, and by becoming a sole trader you risk lots of things, which makes you unlimitedly liable this means if your business is not going well the government can take away almost everything from you; your house, your car etc, all your goods and valuable things and invaluable, the owner has to pay for a...   [tags: Papers]

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International Space Station

- International Space Station The International Space Station, a worldwide project, is the next goal in a quickly growing space frontier. The station will be the first and next step towards researching the vast unknown world of outer space. What will be learned by this station. NASA has only the highest hopes that with the newest advancements in technology up in space, the fundamental physical, chemical, and biological processes can be examined with the absence of gravity, because of the space station....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Explication of Ezra Pound's In a Station of the Metro

- The Explication of Ezra Pound’s “In a Station of the Metro'; Ezra Pound’s words portray a moment frozen in time. The poem, “In a Station of the Metro,'; is a poem of imagery. Through imagery, Pound imbues his vision and thoughts of his surroundings while on a subway train. Pound’s title, “In a Station of the Metro,'; sets the stage to allow the reader to visualize a “… dark, cold, wet…';(p657) subway station....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Analysis of "Filling Station" by Elizabeth Bishop

- Poets use many literary devices to extend the meaning of poetry they are writing. It not only extends the meaning, but also gives a better overall feeling of how the poem should be interpreted. One example of literary devices is the use of imagery. Imagery is a collective sense of images given throughout the meaning of the poem itself. A great poem that shows the use of imagery is the poem by Elizabeth Bishop, Filling Station. The poem Filling Station is a poem about a person, possibly the writer, who visits a small town gas station....   [tags: Poetry]

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Radio Station Research

- Table of Contents Introduction 2 Scope of the Study 3 Methods Used 3 Results 5 Age 5 Time of Day 6 Location 8 Recommendations 10 Target Format 10 Target Location 11 Bibliography 12 Appendix 13 Introduction Music is a general love of almost every college student. Many develop their personalities, profiles, and various other tastes based on their listening choices. In general, many college students acquire the same spectrum of listening values....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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SWAT analysis for Victoria Station Restaurants

- Victoria Station Strengths Concept uniqueness- Concept based restaurants’ rely on décor and novelty themes, which are appealing enough to the customers to draw in business. For example: Hard Rock Café, Applebee’s, Rolling Rock Café, or Outback Steakhouse. The Victoria Station utilized the English depot paraphernalia to support the theme; gas lights, a red English telephone booth, and a London taxi. Quality control- The beef was cut to specifications, used controlled- portion fillets/top sirloin butts, and a computerized checking system to verify that unapproved vendors would be brought to management’s attention should any items be purchased off of the approved purveyor list....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Launch of a Women’s Radio Station in the City of Herat, Afghanistan

- ... By describing the women's radio station as a tool for women's instruction and culture, and inviting the Canadian ambassador to Afghanistan to the radio station's launch, Radio Sahar was able to receive Ismail Khan's last minute support. Radio Sahar was launched in October 2003. The women usually had very little time to prepare the shows; they would use the time available to them during the playing of songs or pre-packaged programmes to plan for the next day (and on all-too-frequent bad days, for the next half hour) of radio broadcasts....   [tags: gender and media development]

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The First Class Of The Day I Observed At College Station High School

- ... Around the perimeter of the room were counter space, sinks, and cabinets. On the whiteboard in the front of her room she had the daily objectives, but instead of just listing the objectives, she listed them in the form of what are we learning today, how we will learn it, and why is it important for us to learn it. She had multiple class pets including 2 rats, 2 gerbils, and multiple fish. Mrs. Angelette’s class rules were be respectful, be prepared, and pursue perfection. She started class by standing at the front of the room and created discussion by asking students questions about chimps and humans....   [tags: High school, College, Education, Classroom]

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The News Station Interrupted The Silence With My Friend From High School

- ... Print. Print. I finally completed my Uncle’s song and named it, “Always Living”. I decided not to use it as a piano piece, instead I used my musical background in band to create a brass ensemble that my friends in my high school would record for me, so I print out the trumpet, French horn, trombone, euphonium, and tuba part. I contact each musician and they all agreed to practice and record in the chorus room during lunch the day before I leave for the funeral. I conducted the brass ensemble while we recorded the piece and I was so extremely proud and overjoyed that tears came gushing out of the corner of my eyes....   [tags: Family, Emotion, High School Musical]

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Nurses At The Nurses Station Looking Through My Patient 's Chart

- ... However, he did not want that patient to swallow the foreign body because he was aware of the damage it could have done. Luckily, no harm was done to the patient or the nurses. The patient 's nurse then had to come up with a plan to ensure that this situation would not repeat and had to evaluate how this patient could bring harm to himself or others, therefore safety measures were implemented. Choking is a serious situation that can cause a rapid loss of consciousness and death if first aid is not undertaken quickly and successfully....   [tags: Health care provider, Patient, Health care, Nurse]

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Elizabeth Bishop And Her Poem "filling Station"

- Elizabeth Bishop and Her Poem "Filling Station" Elizabeth Bishop's skill as a poet can be clearly seen in the thought- provoking poem entitled Filling Station. She paints the different language levels of poetry with the skill of an artist-- she seems to have an eye for detail as she contrasts the dark and dim reference of a filling station to a more homey, pleasant atmosphere. Bishop aptly arranges her words and expressions through the language devices of voice and metaphor. In Filling Station, Bishop uses tone of voice brilliantly, through the use of phonetics, to create the poem's initial atmosphere....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Is Renewable Energy Viable to South Africa?

- In this essay I will be discussing whether renewable energy is economically viable in South Africa. Many factors need to be taken into account when discussing this topic, for example, the cost of building the sources and how much it would cost to run the source. We also need to take into account how much electric energy can be produced from these sources and whether that will be enough to support the energy usage of South Africa. The one of the two main problems with renewable energy is the amount of usable energy generated from them in comparison to other forms of non-renewable energy....   [tags: alternate energy, power station]

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Memories, Adventure, And Travel

- First Trip London Memories, adventure, and travel. I must have told this story a dozen times to anyone who was interested. This story is quite memorable for me for a multitude of reasons. How illness alters my thinking. How taking chances makes for a great story. It also reinforces my hesitations about traveling alone. For the obvious safety concerns, but, also, I now have a memory that is unique to me and one other person. This is something that can never be recreated by any other two people. In 2005, I was stationed with the 69th ADA (Air Defense Artillery) in the Brigade HHB (Headquarters, Headquarters Battery) in Giebelstadt, Germany....   [tags: Train station, Train, Bus stop, Bus station]

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Heart of Darkness, a Story within a Story, by Joseph Conrad

- The Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad is a story within a story within a story or, to put it in simpler terms, a frame story. A frame story is unique in the sense that one gets the main story, the view of how the original narrator portrayed the unfolding scenes, and the view of how secondary narrator reacted. The secondary narrator does not have a name, however he does name the main narrator, which is Marlow. Marlow is a complicated man throughout the book; yet, in this passage he is characterized as racist and disconnected from the other men in Africa....   [tags: characterization, train station, marlow]

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Creative Writing: THe Chennai Express Train of India

- The Chennai Express train route begins in south of India, and passes through the infinite plains of the Indian countryside. The mountainous terrain ahead can be seen from distance as the train approaches the hillside city of Shimla. In the expanse, a traveller may observe an intermittent figure somewhere, perhaps a woman walking with water pots layered upon her head towards a small village. The train then would begin to ascend a shallow ridge. From here one can see what appears to be a town at the bottom of the hills, in the heat-distorted distance....   [tags: railway station, engine]

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How to Control Train Operations on a Track

- Executive Summary In traditional signaling system on railway application, it used the Fixed Block System (FBS) and Moving Block System (MBS) is commonly employed to control train operation on track. On this system when a leading train has stop moving it will block the behind follow as train operation. If a leading train is halt on track for any unexpected reasons for a long time. That will be a big jam-up occurs on track. For this dense queue result, the unexpected interaction situation between running trains when they begin to move again....   [tags: peak demand, railway, station]

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How Aum Shinrikyo could have been defeated

- Aum Shinrikyo On an ordinary Monday morning in 1995, millions of Tokyo residents on the way to work or school boarded trains on the second busiest subway system in the world. Only five people on the trains that morning knew that the events of March 20th would change the lives of nearly everyone commuting that day. Between 8:00 and 8:10 that morning, a simultaneous attack on five deferent cars, all set to converge on the Kasumigaseki station, a key location where several government ministries are located, killed 12 people, and injured another 5,000....   [tags: Terrorism, Kasumigaseki station]

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Exelcior Springs Fire Department Analysis

- To analyze the city’s fire protection the ISO uses a grading system with a 100-point scale. The better grade the community receives the better off the community is in receiving lower insurance rates. The best grade possible is a class 1 which is 90.00 points or more on the grading scale. The next best grade is a class 2 with 80.00-89.99 points, then class 3 with 70-79.99, and on down to a class 10 with 0.00-9.99. Excelsior Springs was last evaluated by ISO on March 31, 2009 and currently holds a rating of 5/9....   [tags: building a new station]

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Analysis Of Hill 's Like White Elephants

- The setting of a story gives readers insight to the main characters. Setting is the time and place where an event occurs. It can help set the mood, influence how the characters behave, and reveal the circumstances of the main characters. In Hemingway 's “Hill 's like White Elephants”, the setting reveals the circumstances of the main characters; Jig and the American. In this short story the setting is the surroundings of the characters which include; the train station, vegetation, landscape, and weather....   [tags: Train station, Train, Public transport]

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International Space Exploration Coordination Group 17

- ... If these crucial resources are found on Earth, shouldn’t they lie somewhere on other systems as well. The answer to that question can only be found by discovery. This isn’t just a problem that we may encounter in the future. This is something we have to address now. One specific issue that has proven to be a problem in the past has been the presence of asteroids, meteorites, and other NEO (Near Earth Objects). Numerous theories coincide with these minor planets explaining how they wiped out the dinosaurs and triggered the ice age....   [tags: International Space Station, Space exploration]

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The Attack Of The United States

- There was a roar of aero engines overhead as planes passed down the length of the roadway, the crosses of the Luftwaffe obvious on their wings. Uttering screams and desperate cries of panic people attempted to find cover, many getting knocked over in the rush. Moments later there was a crash and thud of bombs, joined by the chatter of machinegun fire. Up ahead a pall of black smoke started to rise slowly into the air, accompanied by the drone of retreating bombers. The crush of refugees reformed and continued to inch forward....   [tags: Filling station, Gasoline, Chapman Stick]

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Should The United States Attempt A Manned Mission?

- ... A manned Mars mission would be incredibly dangerous. The trip is expected to be a one-way expedition. It will take six months to land on Mars and another six to come back, and the astronauts are expected to stay on Mars for approximately eighteen to twenty months. This lengthy time is far too long to face the numerous unforeseeable events that can happen on the way to or on Mars. According to Demarcus Briers, Space Radiation would most likely be the major problem facing astronauts. He states that, “Space radiation, usually ionizing radiation, has been shown to cause cancer, cataract formation, or even death.” The solution to Space Radiation is currently being resolved by NASA....   [tags: International Space Station, Human spaceflight]

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Kennedy 's Speech At Rice University

- Kennedy’s Speech at Rice University John F. Kennedy made a historic speech at Rice stadium just shortly before America put our first man on the moon. He saw how much this would bring our country together and how patriotic America became and he wanted that to continue. He saw how quickly the technology of the world was progressing and he knew America needed to be first in the race for space. He made a passionate speech expressing these feelings and he conveyed his message very well. Kennedy knew how important and beneficial these leaps of technology would be to the world, to the nation, and to people everywhere; he let nothing hold him back from expressing this to the people....   [tags: International Space Station, Space exploration]

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Why Fund The U.s. Space Program?

- ... Satellites, stemming from the space program, have played a major role in society today because “many of the devices we use every day require these satellites to operate, including cell phones, GPS systems, satellite television, and weather satellites.” ("Government Funding for NASA"). In order to continue creating new technologies, the space program needs more funds allocated from the government. The space program, specifically NASA, inspires others to take action and create new technology, specifically cordless power tools....   [tags: Satellite, International Space Station, NASA]

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The Impact of Space Exploration

- ... THE The space program has done quite a bit in regards to the technological needs of the United States, making a positive difference in our medical industry and much more. “Space exploration Research has profited in several thousand medical instruments, ranging anywhere from devices for the detection of drug overdose to pacemakers” (Neil, 2013, p. 137). In addition to that, the space programs have given the medical profession a better understanding of how a healthy human functions, as well as the tools for studying the human body....   [tags: international space station, human expansion]

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A Mission Log

- The sci-fi paper will in the form of a mission log, from the perspectives of several various crew members. The story will be about their mission, which will be set in the future, through our galaxy and some of their troubles. Some of the problems will be with solar weather, long term flight, and habitability in space. The main focus will be on the habitability of humans in space. This will include some technologies such as in situ resource utilization, space station shielding, a mass driver, and solar cells....   [tags: International Space Station, Space exploration]

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Location Area Of The Network

- Location Area: A group or collection of cells forms what is called a location Area. Therefore, the location of the network subscriber’s is usually linked to the Location Area in which he is presently located [5]. The name of the current Location Area is stored in the VLR. Whenever a Mobile Station of a subscriber crosses the boundary between two adjacent cells belonging to different Location Areas in a particular GSM operator’s network it reports its new Location Area to the network [5]. MSC Service Area: In a GSM network , an MSC service area comprises of several Locations Areas and represents the geographical location or part of the network controlled by a particular MSC....   [tags: Mobile phone, GSM, Cellular network, Base station]

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Space Energy

- The world is falling apart, and we need to find new alternatives to oil and quit our love affair with it;, it has gotten out of hand. There are plenty of energy alternatives to this.that are cleaner. The only thing is we just need to start researching them more. They may be costly right now but what will be the cost of not going to these alternatives and saving the planet now. We need to leave fossil fuels behind and start focusing on the future and see what we need to do to be prepared before it is too late....   [tags: International Space Station, Fuel Sources]

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Space Station

- Social Import: The Cracks in the System An integral component to the infrastructure of government is law enforcement. In over two hundred years of prosperity, the United States has relied heavily upon the integrity of its law enforcement in maintaining order and securing the civil liberties of the American. The conduct and code of the police force in the United States has been exemplary, and has set the standards by which many nations have modeled their police departments after that of the U.S.....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Sports Of An Athletic Practice Of A Professional Men 's Team

- Luis Lopez Prof. Jason Olsen English 2010 10/24/2014 Economics Everywhere If a television network was to broadcast an athletic practice of a professional men’s team and a professional women’s team, it would be clear that both teams work equally as hard and push themselves to great lengths in order to reach their goals. Their efforts are proven and displayed when each team goes against their opponent and experience the benefits of their hard work when they are victorious. Although men and women work equally as hard as each other in preparing and training for their athletics, it is the male sports that get more recognition and are more widely broadcasted not only in the United States b...   [tags: Broadcasting, Television, Television station]

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Great Chicago Fire

- "Late on night, when we were all in bed, Mrs. O'Learylit a lantern in the shed. Her cow kicked it over, then winked her eye and said 'There'll be a hot time in the old town tonight' " -Chicago folksong (Whatorwhocausedthegreatchicagofire) For three days Chicago was filled with chaos and destruction as a wicked flame tore through the city. As it ripped through the city it left people injured and houses demolished leaving people homeless and even death. There was nothing they could do to stop it, people and firemen quaked with terror as they lied in its wake attempting to stop it....   [tags: Severe Drought, Pumping Station]

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Personal Experience: A Perfect Christmas Gilft

- Christmas has always been a day full of surprises. Every Christmas there is something special that I look forward to, but one Christmas stands above the rest. This day will forever be in my heart as the best Christmas I have ever had, for good reason too. I received a gift that has become my haven for when times get tough. Ultimately, when I look back to that special Christmas, I realize that humans all around also have a “haven,” a way to escape reality, and my escape from reality is video games....   [tags: play station 1, video games]

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Artificial Intelligence And Power Stations

- ABSTRACT: Artificial Intelligence is a machine which can think and do work for the human. AI can have many applications and can be used anywhere in the universe. My Project is about AI in Power Stations. We will discuss about how the AI techniques can be used in power stations to increase the supply of power and everything. Power Stations have tremendous growth this can be increased more by using some AI Techniques. We even have some faults in the power stations as we make use of transformers, generators and Transmission lines....   [tags: Electricity generation, Coal, Nuclear power]

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Mobile Phones, At & T And Bell Systems

- ... In 1971, AT&T was the first company to propose a modern-day mobile phone system to the FCC according to AT& (2016). By the mid to late 70’s, the company offered mobile phone service to subscribers initially in and around the Chicago area. AT&T went on to expand and offer mobile phone service to a larger group of customers. This expansion increased the company’s brand loyalty which was already strong from years of the company dominating in the communications market across the United States....   [tags: Mobile phone, Cellular network, Base station]

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Flooding in Sanitary Pumping Stations

- INTRODUCTION Pumping stations are facilities including pumps and equipment for pumping fluids from one place to another. They are used for a variety of infrastructure systems, such as the supply of water to canals, the drainage of low-lying land, and the removal of sewage to processing sites. There are three types of Systems which are related to Sanitary Pumping Stations 1) Municipal - These systems are designed to serve a given natural drainage area and are part of the public sanitary sewer system....   [tags: flow rate, industrial, residential, municpal]

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Should Radio Stations Sensor Songs?

- Have you ever been jamming to your favorite song on the radio and every swear they put a beep or some random word. For example, “Walk up to the club like, 'What up. I got a big (beep).' I'm so pumped about some (beep) from the thrift shop.” It tends to get very annoying. So the question is, should radio stations censor songs. Most parents will say yes. They do not want their children to hear those words. I have respect for these parents. Except, my opinion is different. I think radio stations should not censor songs but they should have warnings....   [tags: warnings, facebook, yahoo]

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Architecture and Design of Gas Stations Prior to 1970

- Gas Stations Before 1970 Building design, scale, and location for a commercial store can have a great effect on its consumer. Having a roadside structure that makes it easy to access and purchase a product is something that is very important, especially when it is trying to market a very common and indispensable product like gasoline. In the early 1920s, companies advertised their gas stations by using distinctive logos, colors, slogans, and building shapes. A very common vernacular gas station style that used these methods of advertisement was the house style....   [tags: Cars, Oil, Construction]

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Radio Stations and the Public Good

- Radio Stations and the Public Good For my final project on public interest I chose to view the public inspection files of the local radio station. I have been working at radio stations all of my life and had never seen or heard of a public inspection file until this class. In order to prepare the station for my arrival I called in advance to make an appointment. The receptionist answered the phone and I told her that I needed to see the files, this created a great deal of suspicion and I was directed to Dave Andrews the Vice President of Regent Broadcasting....   [tags: essays papers]

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Magnavox Odyssey

- Introduction Evolution of Games Today, Gaming is a part of our cultural landscape. The evolution of gaming started in 1972 with the release of “Brown Box” prototype as the Magnavox Odyssey. The first widely popular home console system was the Atari 2600 in 1977. “Space Invaders” was the best-selling game at that time. The games for TRS-80 and APPLE computers were also taking off at this time. The computer games market had a huge hike, when the console game industry experienced a crash in 1983....   [tags: Gaming, Xbox 360, Play Station 3]

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Pirate Radio Stations in the 1960s and 1970s Britain (with reference to recent cultural production)

- Outline In this essay I will explain the main reasons because of which pirate radio stations became popular and important in Great Britain, as well as the reasons for their manifestation. I will analyze the main features of this movement and the way they influenced radio broadcasting in general, its impact on a generation in need of fresh, new things in every aspect of their lives. Focusing on two decades of twentieth century Britain, as the most lucrative and important for pirate radio, I will explore the governments stances on this issue then, as well as now, and the importance of pirate radio stations today and the way they are represented in other popular media....   [tags: Analysis, Culture, Political Dynamics]

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Patty Jackson: Her Time in the Radio Industry

- Microphones and papers scattered everywhere. Mug on the table. Windows. Pictures and frames. White walls. Petite women. Golden dread locks. Million dollar smile. This is the way Patty Jackson’s and her office looked when stepping inside. Who would have known that a small city girl would have made it this far, Look how far she has come. Patty Jackson is a Philadelphia native with a bright future. Growing up in South Philadelphia isn’t an easy task for any teen but Jackson has beaten the odds. Jackson attended church every Sunday with family and friends; she would be summoned by the pastor to read daily scriptures, poems and announcements for the church....   [tags: radio, talk, stations]

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The Future of Electric Vehicles

- Future of Electric vehicles: For much of the next 200 years, EVs remained on the limits of the automotive industry. But what has changed considerably over the past few of years. For profitable, scientific and environmental reasons, there is now a very persuasive case that EVs are on the threshold of wide approval. A few major companies including AT&T, Florida Power & Light (FPL), Duke force and GE have committed to purchasing many of EVs for their fleets, and many extra blue chip companies are beginning pilot programs....   [tags: charging stations, greenhouse gas, cost]

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The Need for Electric Car Charging Stations

- Electric Car Charging Stations To Be Constructed To Help Nissan LEAF. Standard testing and upkeep enhances its life and improves efficiency. With the colder climate battery failure becomes far more frequent. As automobile emissions are a single of the key sources of greenhouse gases, men and women must discover ways to minimize their quantity. According to ConsumerReports.orgs Automobile Weblog, To see a map of shared outlets in a given location, drivers enter a destination. We don’t even recognize that – take the most widespread and clear issues – vehicles, golf carts, digital cameras, laptops and so many factors they all involve batteries....   [tags: automobile, battery, testing]

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WIMAX Security Issues

- WIMAX Security Issues Threats to The WIMAX Some of the WIMAX threats are: Rogue base stations, DoS attacks, Man-in-the-middle attacks, and Network manipulation with spoofed management frames, Threats in the physical layer. Rogue base stations It is defined as an attacker, which copies a legitimate base station. It allows hackers to confuse subscribers. WiMAX uses time division multiple access, thus the rogue base station must transfer with a stronger power at the same time the legitimate station transfers....   [tags: Rogue base stations, DoS attacks]

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Law Enforcement Evolution Analysis

- Law enforcement is currently one of the largest, growing careers. Technology and new equipment has made our law enforcement much more efficient in budget and in work. Being prepared with the right knowledge to having the equipment necessary for a dangerous situation is the best chance of changing a dangerous situation to a safer situation. New equipment and technology a never ending cycle in law enforcement (Chief Ron Miller From Topeka Police Department in Kansas). An example of new equipment and Technology is Chief Ron Millers Harley Davidson patrol Motorcycle....   [tags: police operations, police stations, officers ]

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Canadian Content Rules

- Back to the early 1970s, people from CRTC (Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission) felt anxious and threatened when they became aware of American Cultural imperialism had a big influence on Canadian Cultural Identity which made the latter to diminish. To solve this crisis, CRTC adopted Canadian content rules (CanCon) to govern the percentage of the music with Canadian content should be played from radio stations until now. Theoretically, this regulation could cause Canadian talents to rise and support the Canadian music industry....   [tags: Influence, Radio Stations, Canadian Artists]

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Clear Channel: Music Entertainment

- Clear Channel: Music Entertainment After scanning over the frequencies offered on the FM dial, radio listeners today quickly become bored, annoyed, and frustrated at what they hear.As they flip from station to station, listeners usually hear the same songs, often songs they do not especially like, repeated on multiple stations despite a change in frequency.Few of these songs are not that month's best-selling singles, unless they are listening to older music, which often only reflects the several dozen most popular tunes of previous generations.Amidst the repetitious music, listeners must also hear advertisements on many of the stations they turn to, waiting through several minutes of annoy...   [tags: Radio Stations Songs Papers]

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Climate Change and Agricultural Resources

- Water. Water is the basis for life on earth. It hydrates our agricultural resources, powers our hydroelectric power stations and is essential for human hydration, sanitation, and all around survival. So it’s lucky that on earth, 70.8% of the surface is covered with water, however 97% of that water is high salinity seawater. The remainder is fresh water, but in that sliver of fresh water, only 25% is fluid water with 75% locked in polar ice caps in the arctic and Antarctica. Even though we can’t reach them, we’re contributing to the greenhouse effect (which effectively melts the caps and raises the sea level)....   [tags: Water, Hydroelectric Power Stations]

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New Zealand’s Electricity

- New Zealand mainly uses renewable energy sources and most of the New Zealand’s Electricity is generated from the hydro-electric stations and the rest of it is generated from both geothermal, wind power and thermal. Electricity demand has grown by an average of 2.1 per cent per year since 1974 and 0.6 per cent from 2005 to 2011. New Zealand has been called as one of the least energy efficient countries in comparison to the economic output against electricity consumption, despite being slightly above global average in the list of countries by energy intensity....   [tags: hydro-electric stations, wind power]

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Part Two: Marina Bay MRTStation

- ... The design of the station also introduces some of the structures such as the reflective pools to provide a peaceful transition between the entrance and the park. The purpose of the light colours and plants placed outside is to portray the elegance of the clear water and allowing the commuters to have comfort and good experience with it. The light colours inside the station made the station looks a little brighter and pleasant for commuters to see. The beneficial of the Marina Bay MRT station is the large canopy of the station allows for maximum natural light and ventilation to flow down to the station hall while providing the shelter, letting visions from the hall up to the sky....   [tags: design, style functions, entrances, exits]

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The Between Subway Expansion And Air Quality Condition

- ... The reason that we only use this five years’ data is that during this period, the Beijing subway expanded rapidly, also because that Beijing government switched the index they used from API to Air Quality Index (AQI) from 1/1/2013. 2. Geographical Data 2.1 Air quality monitoring stations As stated above, this paper will contribute to the similar literature by using spatial analysis. In addition to the air pollution data, the spatial data including locations of the air quality monitoring stations and subway stations, and most importantly the distance between them....   [tags: Air pollution, Smog, Air Quality Index]

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