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Personal Statement : Las Vegas, The City Known For Their Flashy Strip And Gorgeous Hotels

-   Las Vegas, the city known for their flashy strip and gorgeous hotels, is one of the most sought out cities in the world. Idolized for their outrageous parties and extravagant conventions, was definitely on my “places-to-go” list. For years my parents preached about how they would take me, but those promises weren’t kept. It was a series of spontaneous events that help push me toward my sought out destination. Entering in the fall of my freshman year in high school, I was somewhat reluctant to start school again....   [tags: Las Vegas Strip, Hotel]

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Israeli News of the Gaza Strip

- Soon after Hamas won the 2006 parliamentary elections, Israel imposed an increasingly harsh blockade on Gaza to put pressure on Hamas. The blockade imprisoned 1.8 million innocent Palestinians leading many of them to live below poverty levels due to limited food, medical supplies, and essential goods. The siege of the Gaza Strip made getting news coverage a near impossibility for foreign news media. In order to receive a press card to Gaza, journalists needed to undergo a security check and sign a censorship form agreeing to submit the articles they have written during their time in Gaza to the Israeli government....   [tags: siege, hamas, palestine]

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Effects of Strip Mining on the Appalachian Environment

- Coal mining, in particular, strip mining has become the latest casualty of the growing green movement in the United States. What is strip mining. Encyclopædia Britannica Online defines strip mining as the removal of vegetation, soil, and rock above a layer of coal, followed by the removal of the coal itself (“strip”). Most Americans don’t realize the impact this material of biological origin that can be used as a source of energy (“fossil”), or fossil fuel, has on their everyday lives or the nation’s economy....   [tags: Environment ]

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Effects of Strip Mining on Appalachian Environment

- Coal mining, in particular, strip mining has become the latest casualty of the growing green movement in the United States. What is coal mining. The Encyclopedia Britannica defines strip mining as the removal of vegetation, soil, and rock above a layer of coal, followed by the removal of the coal (strip). Most Americans don’t realize the impact this fossil fuel has on their everyday lives or the nation’s economy. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, the mining industry directly employs some fifty thousand Americans with nearly half that number working in the more specific field of strip mining, or mountain top removal mining (Average)....   [tags: Environment ]

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Current Conditions In and Future Plans for the Strip District

- Introduction Over the last 200 years, the Strip District has gone through many different changes throughout its long history. Stretching from 11th Street to 33rd Street, The Strip as it is known from Pittsburgh was at one in the 1920’s the economic center of Pittsburgh and was home to such companies as U.S. Steel, The H.J. Heinz Company and Westinghouse. As the 21st century rolled into, the ghosts of past industry giants still remained, but the Strip District had changed into a Saturday destination to Pittsburghers and a tourist spot for those people visiting Pittsburgh....   [tags: Urban Planning, Center of Industry]

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Strip Mining Laws and The Broad Form Deed

- Today, coal powers over half of the electricity in the United States (“Razing Appalachia”). Over the course of many years, several different methods of mining coal have been introduced. The most controversial of these methods is surface mining, a form of mining that involves recovering minerals and ores that are very close to the exterior of the land. The two types of surface mining are strip mining and mountaintop removal. In strip mining, the overburden, several layers of dirt and/or rock are removed to reach the ore, mostly coal that is to be mined....   [tags: Mining]

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Israel's Surrender of the Gaza Strip Did Not Create Peace

- ... Two children were killed and nine were critically injured. Three siblings had to get amputations. There were also constant attacks to vehicles on Kissufim road, most of which were suicide bombings on children’s busses. Lots of people got hurt. Despite all the terrorism, the residents of Gush Katif were not afraid of living there. They claimed that this land was given to them in the Torah and that all of Israel had their problems so they would not feel safer in the center of Tel-Aviv. In 2004, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon announced The Disengagement Plan....   [tags: palestine, gush katif, jewish]

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Coal, Strip Mining, and its Environmental Effects

- Coal, Strip Mining, and its Environmental Effects Going to a school like Penn State entitles you to many advantages that smaller schools don’t have, such as diversity, world renowned professors, and several different majors to choose from. All of these things I knew before going to Penn State. However, one thing I was not aware of was the enormous amount of coal that the state of Pennsylvania has, and the power that its coal gives to the rest of the United States. Northeastern Pennsylvania, after all, has the only commercial deposits of anthracite coal, the premium coal for domestic use (Lecture 2/11/02)....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Time for strip of magnesium to dissolve in a solution of water and acid

- How long does it takes a strip of magnesium to dissolve in a solution of water and acid Introduction I am aiming to find out how long it takes for a strip of magnesium, to dissolve, in a solution of water and acid. Variables Ø Concentration of acid Ø Length of Magnesium Ø Temperature of water Ø Temperature of acid Ø Amount of acid Ø Size of conical flask Ø Time taken Fair test The variable I will change is the concentration of acid. I will keep the length of the magnesium the same, as with the temperature of the water, amount of acid, size of conical flask and time taken....   [tags: GCSE Chemistry Coursework Investigation]

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Stigma of the Ugly Single Male in the Comic Strip Dilbert

- Stigma of the Ugly Single Male in the Comic Strip Dilbert The single male has traditionally been in a position of dominance, idealized for his power, independence, and status in American society. However, Scott Adams, the creator of the comic strip Dilbert, satirizes this depiction by showing the "ugly single male" as the "most feared and hated creature on Earth." In doing so, he emphasizes the importance of physical attractiveness in our society and how it influences perceptions of ourselves as well as others....   [tags: Papers]

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Philosophy - Aristotle’s Concept of Virtue and the Comic Strip of Calvin and Hobbes

- Aristotle’s Concept of Virtue and the Comic Strip of Calvin and Hobbes One of the many questions with which Aristotle is concerned in the Nicomachean Ethics is: What is virtue and who is the virtuous man. However, this question of virtue is not considered in a vacuum. Aristotle’s discussion, far from amounting to mere ethereal musings, is firmly grounded in the everyday of life and consideration. So, in discussing the ideas of Aristotle, it is appropriate, and even necessary, that we ground our discussion in a like manner....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]

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The First Industrial City in the United States

- The Strip District Have you ever asked yourself what was the first Industrial city in the United States. Well that place would be Pittsburgh; specifically from the help of the Strip District. The strip is one of the most unique and interesting places in Pittsburgh. It’s filled with worldwide destinations and places only Pittsburghers would know. From places like Primantis to Woolley’s even famous churches, the Strip really has just about everything. It’s not just the places it’s also the people that keep the Strip going....   [tags: strip district, pittsburgh]

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The Conflict Between Israel and Palestine

- ... The second step in ending this violent conflict in the Middle East is for Israel to lift their occupation and settlement on the Gaza Strip and the West Bank. If Palestinians and Israelis had settled for the terms outlined in the original United Nations partition plan in 1947, history might have taken a very different path. This plan would have split the land into two different states, an Arab state, and an Israeli state. Jerusalem and Bethlehem, for their religious significance to many cultures, would have become international regions....   [tags: gaza strip 2005, canaan]

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A Report On The Gaza Flotilla Raid

- The Gaza Flotilla raid occurred on the 31st of May 2015 has raise the world attention on the action took by both parties during and before the situation occurred. The ship, named MV Mavi Marmara who on the way to Gaza for Humanitarian mission has been hijacked by Israel’s commandos unit. The incident also had increased the tension between Turkey and Israel, as both parties accusing each other. Benjamin Netanyahu, who was the Prime Minister during that time, had called the Flotilla raid as legal due to the reasoned that the MV Mavi Marmara ship was against the Israel’s blockade....   [tags: Gaza Strip, Israel]

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The Current Events Of Israel

- John F. Kennedy stated “Israel was not created to disappear- Israel will endure and flourish” (Brainy Quotes, 2016). Israel is a country rich in history and well established within the world platform. This country has been the center of many debates, wars, and conflicts from which the world has learned many lessons and seen many changes on a global platform. Although Israel has been the source of many comments the United States has gained many advantages from aligning with this country and providing a strong political backbone for which Israel can stand with....   [tags: Gaza Strip, Israel]

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Driving South Through Utah Into The Nevada Desert

- Timothy P. Helms 9/2/2016 English Comp I Driving south through Utah into the Nevada desert, you couldn’t even imagine what would be going through your head. The excitement we were about to experience, all the lights and sounds. As we crossed the dry and large desert with large mountains on our right that made the black hills seem dwarfed. We passed the Las Vegas motor speedway and we couldn’t believe what came into sight right before our eyes. Everywhere we looked we could see the flashing fluorescent lights, buildings that seemed larger than the mountains around them, people driving and walking the entire length of the thirteen mile Vegas Strip, taxis and buses speeding to a traffic jam....   [tags: Las Vegas Strip, Hotel, Casino]

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How To Strip An Engine

- Engineering Report Contents Introduction p1 What is a Two Stroke Engine? P2 How a Two-Stroke Engine Works Power Stroke p3 Fuel Intake p4 Compression stroke p5 Dismantling the Engine p Engine Assessment p Engine Rebuild p Appendices Introduction The task at hand was to find a medium sized internal combustion engine. With this engine we had to dismantle it recording all the steps taken to pull it down. After the engine had been taken apart, all the functions of the engine had to be observed and recorded....   [tags: Process Essays Engineering]

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Las Vegas : The Positioning Map, Determinant Attributes, And Its Analysis

- Resort Industry in Las Vegas: The positioning map, determinant attributes, and its analysis The Sin City, Las Vegas, is known for gambling, entertainment, and nightlife – which attract millions of visitors every year. The resort industry there is highly developed. Statistics in 2014 from Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority show that there are 150,593 hotel rooms in total and the occupancy rate of hotels is 87.1% at the year of 2013. Every resorts and casinos in Las Vegas offer different prices, facilities, services, and experiences....   [tags: Las Vegas Strip, Hotel, Customer]

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Cirque Du Soleil At Caesars Palace

- “Place your bets”, the dealer shouted as he shuffled the deck of cards. Las Vegas, also known as sin city stands as one of the best popular cities for tourists in the United States. It is located in the state of Nevada. With miraculous shows, luxurious hotel/casinos, and fascinating attractions, and Las Vegas is definitely worth a visit. Las Vegas has a variety of different shows to check out. One of their greatest popular shows is Cirque du Soleil. There are eight different types of the show to see....   [tags: Las Vegas Strip, Hotel, The Mirage]

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Middle Ages And The Horrors Of The Holocaust

- In the past few months, there has been a surge of violence in Israel, specifically around the West Bank, the Gaza strip and Jerusalem. Blood has been spilled as innocent lives are taken outside of synagogues through stabbings and through encounters with military troops near the much-contested borders (“Palestinian Attacks in Israel and West Bank Kill Five”). Although there have been many attempts by Israelis and Palestinians to achieve a peaceful compromise, every attempt has failed and ended in violence....   [tags: Israel, West Bank, Gaza Strip]

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Case Study : Las Vegas Citycenter

- Las Vegas CityCenter is home to the Veer Towers, a completely private residential high-rise community of two 37-story towers catering to those seeking a remarkably relaxed haven in the heart of Las Vegas Boulevard. Built at opposing five degree angles, the towers’ stately presence commands attention, and the posh interior is well-curated with tasteful artwork embellishing common areas. Eye-catching pieces include sculptures, large-scale installations and paintings created by artists from all over the world....   [tags: Las Vegas Strip, MGM Mirage]

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The Arab Israeli Conflict Of Palestine

- The Arab-Israeli conflict officially began on May 15th 1948 at the start of the aptly named 1948 Arab–Israeli War. The Arab League, a coalition of various Arab states including Jordan; Egypt and Syria, had always opposed the concept of a Jewish state. They believed that Israel, and its primarily Jewish population, should be under the jurisdiction of the state of Palestine. In the November prior to the conflict, in 1947, the UN formally partitioned Palestine into Israel and Palestine, legitimizing the state of Israel....   [tags: Israel, Jordan, Palestine, Gaza Strip]

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Arab Refugee Crisis : Palestine

- Arab Refugee Crisis During the Israeli War of Independence in 1948 an Arab refugee crisis began, and there is still not a clear answer of what caused it. As inhabitants of Israel Arabs were greatly affected by the establishment of a Jewish State, because their home was governed by others. Nonetheless, the Palestinian Arabs contributed in the making of the refugee crisis. The Arabs were given the choice of becoming equal citizens of Israel and refused. The United Nations came up with Partition Plan for Palestine, but it was rejected....   [tags: Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Gaza Strip]

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Mgm Grand On The Corner Of Flamingo And Las Vegas Boulevard

- MGM Resorts International has a very long, extensive history from where it started almost 50 years ago with CEO and founder, Kirk Kerkorian. Founder Kirk Kerkorian, opened the original MGM Grand on the corner of Flamingo and Las Vegas Boulevard in 1973. The grand opening of MGM Grand debuted as the world’s largest hotel with 2,100 rooms. Five years following the grand opening of the first MGM Grand, another MGM Grand was opened in Reno. Over the next few decades, Kirk Kerkorian would be busy with many acquisitions, changes and even some unfortunate events....   [tags: Las Vegas Strip, MGM Mirage, Hotel]

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The Conflict Between Palestine Israel And Its Impact On Social Work Practice

- A worker must take into account one’s political and social context and the impact it may have on their social work practice. This paper will address the conflict between Palestine-Israel and its impact on social work practice in the Middle East. This topic was chosen mainly because of the extremely sensitive, longstanding, interwoven political and ideological conflict between Israel and Palestine. Primarily, the paper will focus on the roots of the conflict, presenting professional literature of the history between the two countries....   [tags: Israel, West Bank, Gaza Strip, Palestinian people]

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The Evolution Of Las Vegas

- Evolution of Las Vegas is hard to follow. Only few fragments of the original casinos survive today. Las Vegas went thru six architectural eras so far. First there was pre-strip of the 1930s. At the beginning of 1930s few billboards and gas station lined the asphalt road. Apart from a few small casinos, downtown’s Fremont Street was indistinguishable ordinary main street somewhere in Midwest. The second period was the birth of the strip. I am referring to strip as an internationally known area for its concentration of casinos and hotel resorts along its main route....   [tags: Las Vegas Strip, Hotel, Stardust Resort & Casino]

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The Aria Resort And Casino

- The Aria Resort and Casino is one of the newer resorts located on the Las Vegas Strip. It is a work that provides culture, hospitality and endless possibilities to Sin City. The addition of the Aria to the Strip changed the tone of Las Vegas Boulevard. To fully understand this work one must know who created the resort and why, who benefits from this resort, how this resort influences culture and the possibilities offered due to the creation of this resort. Having knowledge of these ideas allows one to fully understand how the Aria functions as a part of the legendary Las Vegas Strip....   [tags: Las Vegas Strip, Hotel, MGM Mirage]

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The Impact Of The Six Day War On The Peace Process Between Israel And The Palestinians

- The impact of the Six-Day War on the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians: The Six-Day War was another disastrous war for the Palestinians. The West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem were conquered by Israel. After the war, all territory that was supposed to be part of a Palestinian state was now under an Israeli control. But in a sense, the Six-Day war led to a new Palestinian self-identity, something that was missing for years prior to the war. The Six-Day War for the Palestinians was what the pogroms in Russia and the Dreyfus affair were for the Zionists....   [tags: Israel, West Bank, Oslo Accords, Gaza Strip]

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Is A Two State Solution The Fairest Resolution

- Is a Two-State Solution the Fairest Resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. The history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict began with the state of Israel declaring independence just ahead of the official end to the British Mandate in Palestine in 1948. While there were some minor conflicts and skirmishes between the Arabs and the Jews prior to 1948, those ongoing tension erupted into a full civil war and countless bloody battles that have claimed the lives of many innocent people and have dominated the international political arena for over seven decades....   [tags: Israel, West Bank, Gaza Strip, Palestine]

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The Conflict Between Israel And Hamas

- The idea of one day achieving “peace in the middle east” has entertained the minds of world leaders for at least as long as the State of Israel has existed. However, as we transitioned into the 21st century, following the failures of U.S.-backed peace talks in the 1990s, the idea has become increasingly more far-fetched. The multi-sided conflict has seen all parties, to a degree, move further apart from their once relatively tame views, as the prejudices and perspectives that have plagued the region for decades are becoming gradually more entrenched....   [tags: Israel, West Bank, Gaza Strip, Second Intifada]

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The Best Vacation Of My Life

- The best vacation of my life According to the Psychological Association, chronic stress is linked to six leading causes of death. Of all yearly physician office visits seventy five percent are stress related aliments and complaints. That number should put everyone head over heals when it comes to how we view our lives. For most people all the stress from long hours in work for weeks on end can be undone with a vacation. Vacations not only benefit ones mind but also improve how we perceive certain life events because when one travels outside of his or her routine they are exposed to new experiences....   [tags: Las Vegas Strip, Hotel, San Francisco]

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The Oslo Peace Accords And The Declaration Of The Palestine Liberation Organization

- The Oslo Peace Accords were an agreement signed by the leader of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Yasser Arafat and the Government of Israel under the leadership of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. The agreements goal was to create a path towards peace and stability in the between the Palestinians and the Israel’s living in the area surrounding Israel. Despite the agreement’s noble goal the vision fell short and ended with Palestine*(getting shafted?.) This was caused by of Arafat’s weakened political position that allowed Rabin to get a strong political deal that allowed Israel to benefit from the Oslo Peace Accords and their implantation, this imbalance was then heightened with t...   [tags: Israel, Oslo Accords, West Bank, Gaza Strip]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Maus II ' By Art Spiegelman

- Historical Uses of Graphic Novel, Comic Books, and Comic Strips, Picture books. Everyone has read one as a child, and that is exactly what they are: books for children. Or are they. Picture books, comic book, and graphic novel tend to be grouped together and all tend to be stereotyped as books for children, but recently the idea of using graphic novels as a source of education for teens in high school and even for adults in college has popped up. The book Maus II by Art Spiegelman is a graphic novel in which the reader follows Art’s father Vladek through Nazi Camps....   [tags: Graphic novel, Comics, Maus, Comic strip]

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The Conflict Of The Arab Minority

- The Arab Minority in Israel The status of the Arab minority (also referred to as Palestinians or Arab-Israelis) in Israel has been a persistent question since the 1948 war, or as the Arab minority identifies it, “Al-Nakba” or “Catastrophe.” While Israel self-identifies as the nation-state of the Jewish people, approximately twenty percent of people within its borders identify as Arab, —forming the so-called “5th column” — yet, it often unclear what their rights and roles are in a state that has historically discriminated against them and treated them as second class citizens....   [tags: Israel, Jordan, Gaza Strip, Arab World]

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The International Community

- was advised by PLO’s member Faisal Husseini (Institute for Palestine Studies, 1992). The goal of the international community, as mentioned above, was to lead the states in conflict to a close dialogue with the ultimate aim of guiding them towards peace; there were no intentions to impose sanctions. Nevertheless, the aim of the international community, sponsored by Bush, was to achieve a peace based on 'territory-for-peace ' and to obtain rights for the Palestinian people (Ross, 2004; Shlaim, 2000)....   [tags: Israel, Oslo Accords, Yasser Arafat, Gaza Strip]

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The Importance of Places in Crime Prevention

- Over the last several decades, both the nature of offenders and offending have played a crucial role in guiding thought about crime prevention and crime prevention techniques (Eck& Weisburd, 1995; Cornish & Clarke, 2003). Although many contributions to crime prevention have been made, it is important to focus on those that work. Consequently, criminologists and crime prevention practitioners have become increasingly aware of the importance of places in crime prevention (Eck & Weisburd, 1995). Offenders choose to take advantage of limited crime opportunities where crime is low risk, easy, rewarding, socially encouraged or provoked (Clarke, 2008)....   [tags: strip clubs, criminology]

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Israel 's Understanding Of The Six Day War

- Israel’s understanding of the Six Day War did not allow them to foresee that their victory would turn into a fifty year occupation of Gaza and the West Bank. During this occupation the Israeli Government placed settlements and settlers in the disputed territory for the purpose of keeping a buffer zone between Israel and the Palestinians as well as using the settlements and settlers as a means to keeping Gaza and the West Bank. During 2005 the Israeli government began removing settlers and turning the settlement lands back over to the Palestinian’s with the thought that holding on to it had become overly problematic and was very taxing to the Israeli government (Monitor, 2015)....   [tags: Israel, West Bank, Gaza Strip]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Fight For Your Freedom '

- “Fight For Your Freedom” Illustration has always been merged as part of human history. Particularly before the influx of media such as photography, film, television and now even now the internet itself. Before the arrival technology, writers and artists used illustrations as an element in their works, in order to convey a message to the viewers. The comic book, which was shaped in the late 1920s, consisted of a sequence of illustrations with text, in order to form a storyline....   [tags: World War II, United States, Comic strip]

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Electronic Daisy Carnival : Under The Electric Sky

- Electric Daisy Carnival: Under The Electric Sky What if I told you, you could escape the real world to a magical dream world for three days. Yes three beautiful days¬–– full of great vibes and fire blasted music with a magical stunning view of beautiful lights. Thousands of people around you: jumping, cheering, and dancing their heart outs with they’re friends and new people by just one simple dj preforming his music to you. How great is that. You will not find anything as visually stunning as the stages of EDC, especially at Kinetic Field the biggest stage of all....   [tags: Las Vegas Strip, Hotel, Drug overdose]

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Colonialism And Apartheid : The Israeli Norm

- Colonialism and Apartheid – The Israeli Norm Both Apartheid and Colonialism represent egregious violations of basic human rights according to the United Nations. The international community condemns colonialism because it prevents a people from freely exercising its right to control through political and economic policies its own future. Apartheid is a state-sanctioned collection of institutions and laws that position one group of individuals over another group of individuals and methodically oppresses them....   [tags: Israel, West Bank, Palestinian people, Gaza Strip]

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St. Augustine 's Codes Of War

- Micheal Walzria argues that St Augustine’s codes of war have evolved into the modern-day rules which governs the way the west goes to war. “The triumph of just war”- he coins it, the way in which we view morality in war, what is morally acceptable during war and what-- if any-- is Justice in war. On the heels of a protracted ethnic conflict that has pre-dated the establishment of the modern state of Israel, the 2014 Israeli assault on Gaza city and Israeli occupied west bank disrupted a 19 month ceasefire....   [tags: Israel, West Bank, Laws of war, Gaza Strip]

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The Design Of A Lodging Facility

- The design of a lodging facility is an important aspect in differentiating the facility from its competitors while attracting consumers. Most facilities focus on the exterior design and forget about the interior design of the hotel. The exterior design is what is going to draw in consumers into the facility and the interior design is what is going to get the consumer to stay. Interior design is just as important as the exterior design. It is noted in the article, The importance of Interior Design in the Hotel Business that “first impressions are the most lasting” (Hotel, 2016)....   [tags: Hotel, Hotel chains, Resort, Las Vegas Strip]

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Con : Comic Con Fair

- For anyone observing The Louisiana Comic Con ad, they might become filled with confusion as to what is this event all about. Is there a revival in town, a Walking Dead convention, a Star Wars fan club meeting, or have all these actors gathered for a true Comic Con fair. Comic Con is a science fiction fantasy come true, cult following party. No matter your age or gender there seems to be something for everyone to experience. Deadheads, Trekies, Go Go Power Rangers, Cowabunga dude, which are you a fan of....   [tags: Comic book, Comics, Comic strip, Magazine]

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Information Security: The Attacks Encountered by Target Corp.

- ... Sauer. However it wouldn’t have been built if it wasn’t for the 200 polish families, who raised money to fund the building. The church was designed to reflect churches in Poland. It toke over two years to be fully complete. When the church was completed in 1893 it was one of the most beautiful buildings in Pittsburgh. Probably the most famous place in the Strip is the world famous Primanti Brothers, famous for its super delicious and mouthwatering sandwiches. Some say Primantis was the birthplace of the sandwich....   [tags: technology, credit cards]

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Science Project Using Paper Chromatography

- Goal of this project is to use paper chromatography to see which dyes are used in the coatings of your favorite colored candies. Why do different compounds travel different distance on the piece of paper. How is an Rf value useful. What is chromatography used for. Candy with colored coatings- Skittles and M & M’s At least 30 strips of paper- coffee filters or chromatography paper 3 cm by 9 cm Wide-mouth jar Pencil Ruler Tape Water Toothpicks Food coloring ( red, green and blue) 1. Do your background research so that you are knowledgeable about the terms, concepts and questions above....   [tags: chemistry, science experiment]

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Procedural History : After A Traffic Stop, Albert W. Florence

- Facts: After a traffic stop, Albert W. Florence was subject to arrest after the officer found a warrant out for his detention in the New Jersey state database. Upon his admittance at two separate jails, the petitioner was subjected to the regular body examinations, invasive strip-searches, and delousing process. In the meantime, Mr. Florence was released from custody after the justice system discovered the petitioner had paid his fines resulting in a mistake of the initial warrant. Thereafter, Florence filed a lawsuit against the jail officials contending that invasive strip searches for minor offenses are unreasonable and violated his Fourth and Fourteenth Amendment rights....   [tags: Supreme Court of the United States]

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Las Vegas, Nevada

- Introduction Las Vegas is located south of Nevada, USA, it is nicknamed Sin city and has the phrase “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.” It’s most popular __ is Las Vegas Boulevard, also known as ‘the strip’, it is where some of the most known casinos and hotels are located. The first casino ever built in Las Vegas is the Pair-o-Dice club constructed in 1931, the first casino built on ‘the strip’ is the El Rancho Vegas, opened in 1941. The El Rancho Vegas was destroyed by a fire in 1960. The success of the hotel encouraged the idea of building more casinos/hotels on the strip which leaded to the Hotel Last Frontier being built in 1942....   [tags: casino, entertainment, hotels]

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Palestinian Smuggling Tunnels

- Ever since the 1948 Arab-Israeli conflict and the Six Day War in 1967, when Israel occupied the West Bank, East Jerusalem, Golan Heights, Sinai and Gaza Strip, Palestinians have been fighting for their ‘birthright’ country and have unfortunately been pushed into a corner and surrounded by borders by the Israeli’s, unsurprisingly, it has tormented and tested the Palestinians living in these occupied territories with shifting forms of Israeli military and civilian rule , which consequently has sparked major uprisings by Palestinians such as the second Intifada....   [tags: Defying Israel and Egypt]

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How does the length of Magnesium affect the rate of reaction?

- How does the length of Magnesium affect the rate of reaction. Input Variables – Magnesium strip Hydrochloric acid Outcome Variable - Release of hydrogen I have chosen to investigate whether the difference in length of a Magnesium ribbon, would change the speed in which the reaction between Hydrochloric acid and Magnesium takes. We will measure this by timing how long until the magnesium strip vanishes and there is no release of Hydrogen. Aim: I am trying to find out whether the length of Magnesium causes any alterations in the rate of reaction between Hydrochloric acid and Magnesium....   [tags: GCSE Chemistry Coursework Investigation]

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Investigating the effect of varying concentration on the reaction between magnesium ribbon and hydrochloric acid

- Investigating the effect of varying concentration on the reaction between magnesium ribbon and hydrochloric acid Aim It is to tell how the reaction between magnesium and hydrochloric acid will be effected if we change the concentration of hydrochloric acid. Introduction In the experiment the magnesium reacts with the hydrochloric acid to create magnesium chloride and hydrogen. The balanced formula for this is: Mg(s) + 2HCL(aq) MgCl2(aq) + H2(g) Magnesium + hydrochloric acid Magnesium Chloride + Hydrogen Magnesium will react with hydrochloric acid, because it is higher in the reactivity series than hydrogen....   [tags: GCSE Chemistry Coursework Investigation]

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Chemical Reactions Of A Cell Voltage Generated By Redox Reactions

- Electrochemistry is a branch of chemistry which primarily focuses on the flow of electrons and the chemical reactions which occur due to the flow of those electrons. These chemical reactions are known as oxidation-reduction reactions, or simply redox reactions. Electrical energy provides the energy needed for the redox reactions to occur. Where oxidation occurs, reduction is certain to follow. Oxidation entails an increase in oxidation number, signifying a loss of electrons. Reduction entails a decrease in oxidation number, signifying a gain of electrons....   [tags: Electrochemistry, Redox, Electrochemical cell]

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Lesson Plan Learning Outcomes And Procedures

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Mountaintop Removal: A Public Discussion

- About 60 people gathered at the Winter Sun Hall on Thursday evening for a presentation and public discussion on the environmental impact and health effects of mountaintop removal mining. Following a potluck on the Dogtown Roadhouse porch, local organizer Theresa Gigante greeted attendees and thanked local businesses who made donations in support of the event. Seven guest panelists representing citizen action groups, including Mountain Justice, Climate Ground Zero, and The Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards explained the practice of strip mining, a technique that began in the 1970’s that uses explosives and large earth moving machinery to extract coal from the ground....   [tags: Local Government]

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Charles Monroe Schulz

- Charles Monroe Schulz was the creator and cartoonist of the comic strip Peanuts. Charles has won two Peabody awards, two Reuben awards and five Emmy awards on his comic strip. Charles is also a member of the Cartoonist Hall of Fame. When Charles was a boy, he started to draw when he was only six years old. In second grade, he was awarded one of the most outstanding students in his class. When he was older, Charles was so smart that he was allowed to skip two grades in high school. After high school, he took some art classes from the Art Institute....   [tags: Biography ]

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Vacation In Myrtle Beach

- Last summer my friends and I packed up and took a trip to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The excitement of the strip and the relaxation of the beach allured me to this particular vacation spot. If you are looking for an entertaining and relaxing way to spend the hot days of summer, Myrtle Beach has plenty to offer. Myrtle Beach stretches up the coast of South Carolina and North Carolina. The drive takes approximately six hours from East Tennessee State University. Our trip during the summer made for a great vacation, the temperature stayed between the 80’s and 90’s, perfect sun tanning weather....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Descriptive Writing]

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The Acceleration of a Freely Falling Body

- The Acceleration of a Freely Falling Body To study the motion of a freely falling body, an object is allowed to fall and its position after successive equal time intervals is recorded on wax-coated paper by means of electric sparks. From these data, graphs of distance vs. time and velocity vs. time are plotted. The acceleration due to gravity is found by determining the slope of the velocity vs. time graph. Theory In one dimension, an object's average velocity over an interval is the quotient of the distance it travels and the time required to travel that distance: (1) where and ....   [tags: Papers]

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Why Are Both Public and Private Interests within Cities Becoming Increasingly Supporting of Creating a Gay Space?

- Why are both public and private interests within cities becoming increasingly supportive of the creation of “gay space”. Based on the public interest, “gay space” is important to support creative and high-tech industries. San Francisco, Washington, and San Diego, are all designed as high-tech areas in United States. According to Harvard University economist Edward Glaeser’s statistical analysis, gay workers do a better job than heterosexual (?) individual (Gates & Florida, 2002). Thus, creating diversity and inclusiveness within the population of high-tech industry areas can help to attract creativity and talent in a wide labor pool....   [tags: diversity and inclusiveness, safer areas]

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The Privacy Of The United States High Schools Dealing With Student 's Privacy

- In the United States high schools dealing with student’s privacy are becoming more of a huge problem and more students are feeling that schools are validating their privacy rights. In recent discussions of teen privacy in school, is whether if schools go overboard sometimes and feel they can search the student’s because they are using school property or are on school property. Some people feel that students do need more privacy from their schools because they need their privacy just like everyone else, and with this more reasonability they will have to get them ready when they leave school....   [tags: High school, College, Grammar school, Education]

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Using the Bankruptcy Process to Solve the Foreclosure Crisis

- The scourge of foreclosure has already affected millions of Americans, and the fear of losing one's home looms over millions more. President Obama's "Making Home Affordable" program has been a step in the right direction insofar as it encourages homeowners to work with their lenders to modify their mortgage loans. These modifications have helped borrowers by allowing them to keep their homes, and they have helped lenders by allowing them to receive more money than they would typically receive in the auctions sale which almost always inevitably follows a foreclosure....   [tags: Foreclosures, Bankruptcy,]

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The Human Body And Its Effects On Human Life

- It may or may not surprise you to find out your body is a host to billions of various bacterial species. These bacteria are known the normal flora or commensal organisms; which are found in or on your bodies on a semi-permanent basis without causing diseases, furthermore, some parts of the human body such as the skin, the digestive tract, and the respiratory tract are more richness by normal microbiota. The ability to identify and classify microorganisms has important application in microbiology filed such as diagnostic the normal flora organisms that are act as opportunistic pathogens and effect on human life....   [tags: Bacteria, Agar plate, Gut flora, Microbiology]

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The People’s Republic of China: Tyrannical Political State?

- Despotic governments, public welfare, illusions of utopia, despondency, individualism, conformity, protection against foreign invasion, and paranoia are conflicting ideas yet all exist within societies past and present. George Orwell prophetically writes about a futuristic society in his book entitled 1984. He uses hindsight of past and present political authority to illustrate the possibility of additional states imposing oppressed control. Orwell asserts the conflicting ideas with, “…the three slogans of the Party: War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, Ignorance is Strength,” (Orwell, 4)....   [tags: People’s Republic of China, government, communism,]

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The History of American District Telegraph Company

- ... It can be attached to all electronics and will give law enforcement the ability to track stolen electronics. The device is paper thin and attaches to the interior of the chosen electronic device. It does not interfere with the operation of any of the electronic devices. To explain to a lay person about how the device attaches to his or her device, it is a thin strip with miniature tracking device embedded into the strip. The strip has strong adhesive and can, at this time, only be installed or removed by a representative of ADT....   [tags: transmit, security, GPS tracking device, ]

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Social Inequality And Its Effects On Society

- In today’s world, social inequality seems to be so apparent that the issue cannot escape anyone’s radar. The ways men and women are treated in their society have become so different and possibly full of prejudiced intentions that feminism emerged to establish and protect what women truly deserve in our society. But in the midst of all the movements and agendas of the feminists, one group of people are left vulnerable to the struggles and rejections they have to face yet unable to protest due to society’s expectations of them being strong, confident, and dependable....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Transgender, Woman]

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Gram Staining : A Positive Or Negative?

- After selecting the unknown sample # 2, the gram stain technique was performed in order to correctly identify the microbes. Gram staining is considered a differential media because staining differentiates between gram negative and gram positive bacteria. The purpose of the gram stain is to give crucial information as to whether the bacteria has a positive or negative cell wall, provides rapid results to physicians, and identifies the shape and arrangement of the organisms. The gram stain of sample # 2 reveals that one of the unknown microbes is a gram negative bacillus/rod and the other is a gram negative coccus....   [tags: Bacteria, Microbiology, Gram staining]

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The Olympic Games: Olympic Level Fencing

- Olympic Level Fencing: Men’s Foil Individual Scientific Principles of Strength and Conditioning Fencing The Olympic Games bring together individuals that are exceptional and impeccably dominant within their particular concentration of training and athletics. Olympic Games have an array of events and/or sports that range from individual to team competitions, and are either sport related activities or are combat related, such as fencing. Fencing is the sport of sword fighting, which was first known to be organized in 14th century Germany with heavier and larger swords, but fencing has evolved into utilizing a lighter sword for fencers to move much quicker in combat, competition and now a rec...   [tags: sports, athletes, fencers, performance]

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Analysis of Aaron McGruder´s The Boondocks

- ... Aaron McGruder uses the freedom afforded by the animated medium and the large viewing audience to first dissemble the idea of a monolithic black identity then to open the door for discussion of what exactly does it mean to be black in America. The show is centered on the Freeman family, a dysfunctional coexistence that comes about when Robert “Granddad” Freeman becomes the legal guardian of his two rambunctious grandchildren. They move from Chicago out to the quiet suburban Woodcrest. In the fictional world of Woodcrest, dubbed “the boondocks”, Riley and Huey terrorize the neighborhood causing all sorts of havoc and mayhem....   [tags: african, identity, race, sterotypes]

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The Resistance Posed By Antimicrobial Agents

- Antimicrobial susceptibility testing is possibly the one most vital activity undertaken daily in the clinical microbiology laboratory worldwide. The results of in vitro antimicrobial testing are normally used to guide clinicians in their choice of treatment for patients with microbial infections. According to Jorgensen and Ferraro (1998), the resistance posed by antimicrobial agents comes across as the most significant healthcare problems of the new millennium. Selection of a particular antibiotic for patient’s treatment and the results of that treatment can be influenced by a variety of interrelated factors which can be the pharmacokinetic properties of the antibiotic, drug toxicity, the c...   [tags: Bacteria, Microbiology, Agar plate, Growth medium]

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Las Vegas vs. The Bahamas

- When planning a vacation, travelers must first decide where they want to go. Choosing whether to go tropical or not is fun. There are many things that the traveler should waiver when making the decision on his/her destination. Take traveling to Las Vegas vs. the Bahamas. These are two very different places and each will require the right amount of research and assessment on the traveler’s part on as to why they would like to journey there. Las Vegas is a very exhilarating place to visit. Very close to the Grand Canyon, it is nestled in the Desert Mountains of Nevada....   [tags: Travel]

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The Brain Controls Body Functions

- Currently, it is basic knowledge that the brain controls body functions and has voluntary and involuntary control over behavior. However, it was believed that behavior was due to cerebral localization and many studies have demonstrated support for this idea. Cerebral localization is a term that refers to how specific areas of the brain correlate with specific behaviors and functions. This concept was first utilized by Franz Josef Gall with phrenology. Gall relied on physical characteristics of an individual’s skull to be associated with certain regions of the brain, which later became known to be called phrenology....   [tags: Brain, Psychology, Cerebral cortex, Human brain]

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Analyzing Cafe at Night Painted by Vincent Van Gogh

- Analyzing Cafe at Night Painted by Vincent Van Gogh I have chosen to write my paper on painting titled “Café at Night” by Vincent Van Gogh. Since this picture is a very popular one, I might have seen it a couple times before I actually decided to write about it. I feel warmth, streaming out of it, when I take a look at the “Café at Night”. This comfortable feeling made me select this artwork. This picture shows a cobbled street, probably somewhere in the south of Europe, at night. In the very front there is just the street, and in the left corner there is the edge of a building that is painted in dark blue....   [tags: Cafe at Night Vincent Van Gogh Art Essays]

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Art Spiegelman's Maus - Prisoner on the Hell Planet - A Case History

- Art Spiegleman's comic book within the comic book Maus is titled "Prisoner on the Hell Planet: A Case History." This text within a text describes, in horrific detail through pictures, Artie's failed effort to get through the painful loss of his mother due to suicide. This text also in a way, represents a part of Artie's mind where he expresses his feelings of loneliness, doubt, fear, anger, and blame through the form of a dark, gloomy, depressing cartoon. In the first frame on page 100 nest to the title "Prisoner on the Hell Planet: A Case History," including this picture of Artie and his mother at Trojan Lake in 1958 (ten years before his mother killed herself)....   [tags: Art Spiegelman's Maus]

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Investigating the Effects of Concentration on the Rate of Reaction

- Investigating the Effects of Concentration on the Rate of Reaction Chemistry Coursework Aim: To investigate the effect of concentration on the rate of reaction between magnesium and hydrochloric acid. Introduction: This investigation is done to find out the rate of reaction between the two substances. I will be changing the concentration of the hydrochloric acid and adding the same amount of magnesium to each beaker. As I change the amount of hydrochloric acid, I would be diluting water with it....   [tags: Papers]

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The Effectiveness of the Arab and Israeli Peace Initiatives

- The Effectiveness of the Arab and Israeli Peace Initiatives Piggott, L & Rutland, S. (1998) "OneLand: Two Peoples" Australia: Science Press Bickerton, I & Pearson, M.N. (1990) THE ARAB ISRAELI CONFLICT Australia: Longman Cheshire Pty Ltd. CONTESTED SPACES Chapter 7 - The Peace Process 1973-1979 Key Historiographical Issues - the meaning of the Camp David Accords - impact of Likud and the settler movement on the peace process - impact of Palestinian terrorist activity on the peace process In 1973 the Arabs' approach to Israel followed the principles set out in Sept....   [tags: Papers]

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Lab Report: Concentration of Sucrose Affect on Osmosis

- Osmosis Aim: To investigate how the concentration of sucrose affects osmosis in plants. Introduction: I will be investigating how the concentration of sucrose affects osmosis in plants. The variables I could change would be the temperature of the solution. The higher the temperature of the solution the more osmosis would occur. The surface area of the potato strip, the larger the surface area the more osmosis would occur as there would be more area exposed for osmosis to take place. The concentration of the solution will affect osmosis, the higher the concentration the less osmosis would take place....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Function of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO)

- Function of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Functioning as a Palestinian government, the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) was founded in 1964 as a political body representing the Palestinians in their efforts to reclaim their country from the Israelis. Originally an umbrella organization of refugee and military groups, it was ultimately joined by professional, labour and student associations and also by some individuals. The purpose of the PLO is to help the Palestinians "to recover their usurped homes" and to replace Israel with a secular Palestinian state....   [tags: Politics Political Essays]

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The Boondocks

- Aaron McGruder is an African American cartoonist. At only twenty-six years of age, he is best known as the creator of Boondocks, the popular comic strip that is currently featured in over two hundred and fifty newspapers throughout the United States. Boondocks, which “stars two amusingly surly African American kids who live with their grandfather in a white middle-class suburb” is known for mocking issues that range from entertainment news (such as Whitney Houston), to political news (like the Bush administration)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Analysis Of John Gast 's Oil Painted Rendition Of The Idea Of `` American Progress ``

- ID#12 Progress’s definition is shaky at best, and many unsavory dogmas have been promoted in its name. Western notions of progress that have been linked to Social Darwinism, ethnocentrism and manifest destiny, which should make most scholars question if progress within the realm of technology is beneficial to all of human societies, or even necessary. Often, when the notion of progress is associated with technology, scientists and academics pair these ideas to historical periods of invention within industrialized societies....   [tags: Sociology, Social stratification, Technology]

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Research on the Effects of Various Beverages on the pH of Saliva

- ... I am going to test out three different drinks water, coffee and a soft drink. For each test there will be two strips calculating out to be six tests in the end. When I am conducting my experiment I am predicting that when I intake the water my saliva pH reading won’t change, since water is considered neutral (7.0) my chances of seeing a differences are probably slim-to-none. As far as the soft drink test I am predicting to see a significant decrease in my saliva pH. I’m going to consume a can of coke and the pH for that specific soft drink is 2.525, on a pH scale this drink will be examined as an acidic drink....   [tags: acidic, alkaline, hydrogen]

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An Analysis of the Crash of Air France Flight 4590

- Travelling at a speed twice that of sound might seem to be something futuristic; however, this feat has already been achieved almost 40 years ago by the world’s only supersonic passenger aircraft-The Concorde. Concorde brought a revolution in the aviation industry by operating transatlantic flights in less than four hours. The slick and elegant aircraft with one of the most sophisticated engineering was one of the most coveted aircrafts of its time. However, this was all destined to end when Air France Flight 4590 was involved in a tragic disaster just outside the city of Paris on July 25, 2000....   [tags: aviation industry, The Concorde, aircraft]

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The Integrated Circuit Using LM35 Temperature Sensor Temperature Sensing Method

- ... The metal with large coefficient of expansion is at the outer side of the curve formed during heating and vice versa. The bi-metallic strip can be used as an electrical switch or a mechanical mean of operating a n electrical switch in thermostatic controls and are used extensively to control hot water heating elements in boilers , hot water storage tanks , furnaces and vehicle radiator cooling system etc. the bimetallic thermostat is shown in Figure. Figure 1: Bi-metallic thermostat Thermostat consists of two different metals joined together back to back through welding, brazing or riveting....   [tags: accurate and reliable measurement of temperature]

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