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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Analysis - Most of our parents have it, we hear about it at the doctor’s office; we might even have it and not acknowledge it. We might have the symptoms and signs and think it is something else, CTS or also known as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is very common in people now a days. According to Jennifer Wipperman and Loren Potter in The Journal of Family Practice states, 3% of American adults are generally overwrought by it(Wipperman & Potter, 2012). What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, what major signs and symptoms come behind it....   [tags: cts, carpal tunnel, carpal bones]
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Elizabeth River Tunnel - ... People began purchasing the EZ-Pass more and more everyday (ODU News). The people who purchased the EZ-Pass early received a discount, which took off about a dollar everyday. The ones who purchased it late still got a good deal because the EZ-Pass still takes money off the regular tax when going through the tunnel. The new tolls are expected to be in effect for 60 years; the income of the new tolls for the state will be approximately 250 million dollars. The upsides of the tolls will start in the future; the money would go towards making the bridge stronger, so it will be able to hold a higher capacity of people since Virginia’s population has grown by approximately 20% in the last few y...   [tags: midtown tunnel tolls, unfairness] 1456 words
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Connotative Dreams in Sabato's The Tunnel - Connotative Dreams in Sabato's The Tunnel   In Ernesto Sabato’s The Tunnel, dreams reveal Juan Pablo Castel’s obscure and conflicting personality. Castel has lived a life of isolation, despair, and one that has been both solitary and lonesome. His existence becomes meaningful when a young lady named Maria takes notice of an abstract window within one of his paintings. Maria becomes his obsession; he seeks solace and refuge through her. Castel’s dreams unveil his true motivations for obsessing over Maria; they help to display his need for meaning, love, affection and attention....   [tags: Sabato Tunnel Essays] 1242 words
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Analysis of Through the Tunnel by Doris Lessing - Analysis of Through the Tunnel by Doris Lessing “ Through The Tunnel” is written by a lady called Doris Lessing. Through the tunnel is a short story about a boy called Jerry and his mother who are on holiday in Spain. There are three themes to the story, the first is the safe beach . The second is the dangerous beach. The third is when jerry goes through the tunnel. The characters are introduced on their first day on holiday where they are going to the safe beach. It begins when they are walking to the beach and jerry stops to look at the other beach (dangerous beach), Jerry’s mother stops and looks for him and asks if he wants to go to that beach instead....   [tags: Through the Tunnel Doris Lessing Essays] 958 words
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The Importance of the Omniscient Point of View in Through the Tunnel - The Importance of the Omniscient Point of View in Through the Tunnel In the short story "Through the Tunnel", Doris Lessing describes the adventure of Jerry, a young English boy trying to swim through an underwater tunnel. Throughout the story, the author uses the third person omniscient point of view to describe the boy's surroundings and to show us both what he and the other characters are thinking and what is happening around them. By using this point of view, the author is able to describe the setting of the story, give a detailed description of the characters, and make the theme visible....   [tags: Through the Tunnel Essays] 859 words
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The Tunnel - The Tunnel My unforgettable senior football season was coming to a close. The whole team knew that this was the last game of football we would ever play together. After this game, it would never be the same. I had been waiting my whole life to experience what I was about to face in the next few hours. To me, and to the rest of my hometown, high school football isn’t just a game; it is a lifelong passion. I grew up watching my role models play the same game I was about to play where the football-frenzied town of Mahnomen won four state championships in a row....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing] 1154 words
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The Evolution of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) has long been one of the most common work-related disorder as well as the most prevalent peripheral neuropathy. The syndrome is characterized by the weakness in the thumb, index and middle finger, numbness, tingling and even paralysis due to muscle atrophy. These symptoms result from the compression of the median nerve. There are many causes traditionally associated with the disorder including trauma, overuse and systemic conditions. While a great deal of information is known on the disorder, and in the recent years many steps have been taken and have been sucessful at reducing the disorder, the prevalence and cost to society is still very high....   [tags: work-related disorder, neuropathy]
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Intervention on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - The behaviors my intervention will target will be to wear my carpal tunnel brace every night as I was told by my doctor and to perform my daily stretches for the carpal tunnel. It is important to change these behaviors because if I do not my carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) could worsen and I could potentially need surgery to correct it. Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by pressure on the median nerve (Morina et al., 2012 ). I would rather avoid the need to get surgery because there could be a chance that I would still suffer from my CTS....   [tags: Processes, Control, Success]
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Holland Tunnel - Holland Tunnel It has taken engineers thousands of years to perfect the art of digging tunnels. Today tunnels provide available space for cars and trains, water and sewage, even power and communication lines. However, before cars and trains, tunnels carried only water. The first to use tunnels on a major scale were the Romans. Roman engineers created the most extensive network of tunnels in the ancient world. The Romans built aqueducts to carry water from mountain springs to cities and villages; however, in many instances there were obstacles, such as rock formations, in between the spring and the city of interest....   [tags: History Historical tunnels Engineering Essays]
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The Holland Tunnel - The Holland Tunnel The concept for the Holland Tunnel was developed in 1906.1 In 1906, a coalition of the New York State and New Jersey Interstate Bridge and Tunnel Commission began studies for a bridge connecting lower Manhattan to Jersey City, New Jersey.2 By the end of World War I (1918), the number of cars and trucks on U.S. roads had skyrocketed. This trend did not differ in the streets of New York City.3 At this time the Hudson River ferries were carrying about 30 million vehicles each year (24,000 vehicles a day3) from New York to New Jersey....   [tags: ] 2595 words
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The Darkened Tunnel - The Darkened Tunnel En route of my journey from home to my destination I came across something that caught my attention. A hole intruding into the side of a hill beckoned me to investigate. Curiosity drew me to the mouth of the tunnel where I was overcome by a dank odor. It wasn’t the most inviting of places, concrete walkway leading into the dark unknown and a large gutter extruding rainwater from somewhere within it. I stepped to the threshold to see what lay within. An old shopping cart sat in the gutter on its side shrouded by an old tarp....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing] 858 words
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Commentary on Through the Tunnel - In the short story “Through the Tunnel” by Doris Lessing a young boy named Jerry takes on the risky challenge of swimming through a narrow and long underwater tunnel on his holiday at the beach. It is an interesting story with a variety of remarkable characters. In the story, Jerry is on holiday at the beach with his mother, when he sees a group of older men diving through an underwater tunnel. This fascinates him so he starts practicing to hold his breath and dive until he can be like them. When he finally tries, he finds out how difficult it is and almost drowns....   [tags: Doris Lessing] 623 words
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In Watermelon Sugar and Tunnel Music - In Watermelon Sugar and Tunnel Music The clearest vision of reality is often the most abstract. While the rise of science and progress suffocate the notion of an extrasensory experience within the reading of literature, the phenomena persist. Meanings are communicated, participating in a magnificent cosmic-cultural aura, penetrating a communication of meaning, intent, and scandalously--truth. There is a process of intertextuality occurring, a conversation between authors, texts themselves, and the readers who venture to interpret them....   [tags: Watermelon Sugar]
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Achieving a Goal in Through the Tunnel, Two Kinds, and The Censors - In this essay, I will refer to three short stories. These stories are: “Through the Tunnel,” “Two Kinds,” and “The Censors.” The main characters are: Jerry of “Through the Tunnel,” Jing-Mei of “Two Kinds,” and Juan of “The Censors.” In all three of these stories, the main characters are trying to achieve something. Jerry tries to swim through an underwater tunnel. Jing-Mei wants to rebel against her mother, who wants her to become a child prodigy. Juan tries to find a letter he sent to his friend before “the censors” do....   [tags: Compare contrast] 841 words
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Tunnel Vision In Reading - Reading involves translating symbols and letters into words or sentences. Anderson defines reading as a process of constructing meaning from a written text. We indulge in reading for many different purposes, be it survival, leisure or occupational. In a way, reading serves as a kind communication between the writer and the reader. The writer encodes what he or she wishes to convey while the reader decodes according to his or her own perception. Johnson quotes “A young man should read five hours in a day, and so may acquire a great deal of knowledge.” However, there as several problems which hinders the reading process, one of them being ‘tunnel vision’....   [tags: essays research papers] 1043 words
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Abstract The wrist is surrounded by a band of fibrous tissue, which normally functions as a support for the joint. The tight space between this fibrous band and the wrist bone is called the carpal tunnel (The Stay Well Company, 1999). The median nerve passes through the carpal tunnel to receive sensations from the thumb, index, and middle fingers of the hand. Any condition that causes swelling or a change in position of the tissue within the carpal tunnel can squeeze and irritate the median nerve, which causes tingling and numbness of the thumb, index, and the middle fingers, a condition known as "carpal tunnel syndrome" (Nidus Info...   [tags: Papers] 1718 words
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Carpal Tunnel Syndrome The carpal tunnel is a passageway that runs from the forearm through the wrist. Bones form three walls of the tunnel and a strong, broad ligament bridges over them. The median nerve, which supplies feeling to the thumb, index (4th digit), and ring fingers (3rd digit), and the nine tendons that flex the fingers, passes through this tunnel. This nerve, also, provides function for the muscles at the base of the thumb (the Thenar muscles). Usually, carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is considered an inflammatory disorder caused by repetitive stress, physical injury, or medical conditions that cause the tissues around the median nerve to become swollen....   [tags: Papers] 2257 words
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Sri Lanka - Light at the End of the Tunnel? - Sri Lanka - Light at the End of the Tunnel. The Sunday, March 3, 2002 issue of “The New York Times” featured an article by Barbara Crossette, “The War on Terror Points a Country Toward Peace. The second sentence of this article stated: "A week ago, the government of Sri Lanka and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, one of Asia's most ruthless and totalitarian rebel movements, agreed to a firm cease-fire, with the promise of peace talks to come".[1] But are the LTTE planning on keeping their promises this time....   [tags: Politics Government Sri Lanka Essays] 1159 words
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Studies Carried Out To Explore the Outcomes of Endoscopic and Open Carpal Tunnel Release - Several studies have been carried out to explore the outcomes of endoscopic and open carpal tunnel release. A randomised controlled trial by Atroshi et al to compare endoscopic and open carpal tunnel release showed that less postoperative pain are associated with endoscopic surgery compared to open release9. This study involved 128 patients with confirmed idiopathic CTS diagnosed clinically and electrophysiologically9. Patients who underwent endoscopic released had less post operative pain in the scar and proximal hand and also less activity limitations compared to the other group (53% and 82% respectively)9....   [tags: Health]
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Time Dependence of Partial Integrated Charge Fluctuations in Superconducting Tunnel Junctions (STJs) - Superconducting tunnel junctions are used as fast high-resolution detectors for X-ray spectroscopy. A superconducting tunnel junction (STJ) consists of two superconducting layers separated by a thin insulating barrier. Biasing the junction at voltage , where is the gap energy of the superconducting material, and is the elementary charge, we can use the STJ as detector. Interacting with superconducting electrode, an X-ray quantum produces an excess of nonequilibrium quasiparticles. Each quasiparticle in the superconductor is a quantum superposition of electron-like and hole-like excitations....   [tags: junction, energy, dependence, noise] 1565 words
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Comparing Brothers are the Same versus Through the Tunnel - The two stories "Brothers are the Same" by Beryl Markham and "Through the Tunnel" by Doris Lessing are both about growing up and entering adulthood. "Brothers are the Same" about a boy named Temas trying to prove he was tough and could be called an adult. In a similar situation in "Through the Tunnel" a young boy named Jerry is determined to go through an underwater tunnel that he saw some older French boys go through. He wants to accomplish this goal to prove to himself that he could do it ....   [tags: Beryl Markham Doris Lessing] 495 words
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Effect of Wrist Deviation on Median Nerve Cross-Sectional Area - Computer is widely used in daily work and become important and essential tools in the workplace. Repetitive and awkward positions are associated with musculoskeletal disorder of the upper extremities among computer users (1). The long hours of computer use in daily life have increased the discomfort level of neck, shoulder, elbow, and wrist and hand region. Studies has shown that approximately 20% of computer user experienced musculoskeletal disorder of the upper extremities (2, 3). Intensive use of computer keyboard and mouse may increase the risk of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS,) and it is one of the commonly reported musculoskeletal disorder of the upper extremities when the median nerve i...   [tags: musculoskeletal disorder, carpal tunnel]
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Time Dependence of Partial Integrated Charge Fluctuations in STJs - Multiple tunneling of quasiparticles in a superconducting tunnel junction (STJ) detector increases the fluctuations in the measured charge. To optimize the energy resolution of an STJ detector, it is necessary to know the time dependence of the integrated charge and its noise. In this work, the theory of branching cascade processes was applied to the process of quasiparticle multitunneling. The duality nature of quasiparticles and the coupling of the quasiparticle and the phonon subsystems were taken into account....   [tags: superconducting tunnel junctions] 1743 words
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Tunneling Operation Risks Rating Using Linear Assignment Method - Increasing number of important risk factors associated with a project increases the importance and complexity of rating operations in the risk management process. Linear assignment is a multi-criteria decision making method, and takes advantages of both hard and soft skills for more realistic rating of several factors, which is an important feature of this method. Therefore, in this study, we have used the risk factors of Golab water tunnel to demonstrate the capability of this method. For this purpose, using group decision making procedure and weighted sum, we have dealt with risk classification by linear assignment method to collect and aggregate the expert opinions....   [tags: water tunnel of Golab]
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The Greatest Tunnel Ever! - The day had that perfect quality you always associate with childhood memories. I was eight, maybe nine, at the time of this particular memory, a small, ponytailed, freckled child with dirty legs and dirtier arms and face, full of energy and hope all children possess when looking forward to playing with other children. The sun shone through marshmallow-like clouds, and although it was only early afternoon, the tar road had started to bubble under my feet. The ponies tethered at the side of the road nickered at me in hope of an apple, but I was in too much of a hurry to oblige....   [tags: Personal Narrative, essay about myself] 1125 words
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Common Sports Injury - Common Sports Injury Assignment Body Area: Elbow Objective: Students will be able to identify common terminology and treatments for sports injuries in a given body area. Assignment: Students will locate a common sports injury that pertains to the current body area being studied. In your description include type of tissue (muscle/ligament) and/or bone involved using correct anatomical terminology for body parts and location. Utilize as much of the anatomical terminology that you have had experience with to this point....   [tags: Cubital Tunnel Syndrome] 948 words
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The Change Between Suspension Bridges Before 1940 and Suspension Bridges Today - Suspension bridges were important before 1940 and are still important today. Major cities such as San Francisco, and Manhattan both have a suspension bridge. Suspension bridges are,” a bridge having a deck suspended from cables anchored at their extremities and usually raised on towers” (dictionary.com). Due to the fact that suspension bridges are not completely supported throughout the length of the bridge, past bridges were unsafe. For example, the Tacoma Narrows Bridge was a suspension bridge opened on July 1st, 1940 (Mark Ketchum)....   [tags: wind tunnel, bridges, tacoma narrows]
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Short Story: Tex - Tex is not a man used to having his routine broken. He enjoys the predictable comfort repetition offers; gets confused when the patterns his flimsy neurons have worked so hard to recognize are interrupted. Without periodic events, his understanding of time dissolves into a continuous string of inexplicable actions, interconnected in some intangible way. It’s 10:00am and he is sitting, as usual, in his wicker brown chair beneath the fluorescent lights surrounded by the calm, blue walls. But today, the satisfaction his brain usually feels at this point isn’t quite there because, for reasons he can’t understand, he was given an uncomfortable black suit to put on this morning instead of his loo...   [tags: feelings, tunnel vision] 2088 words
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How Parent’s Smartphone Usage Impacts Their Children - This type of tunnel vision is precisely what happened to Ms. Habibah Abdul-Hakeem. While Abdul-Hakeem was babysitting a friend’s two year old child, the child sat on the edge of the pool and fell in. The child quickly sank to the bottom of the pool, going completely unnoticed by Abdul-Hakeem. According to video captured by the security cameras, she was too absorbed with her Smartphone, texting and sending pictures to a friend, to notice the child. It is only when she accidentally dropped her phone that she finally looked up and noticed that the child was drowning....   [tags: tunnel vision, smart phones, harm]
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The Big Dig - The Big Dig The Central Artery Tunnel Project, more commonly known as the Big Dig, is said to be the largest, most complex and technologically challenging highway project in American history. It is the culmination of decades of planning and forethought and is hoped to alleviate the traffic congestion that has plagued the Boston area since the invention of the automobile. The project incorporates a major underground highway system, a revolutionary cable-stayed bridge, and a series of impressive tunnel crossings, each a considerable feat on their own, all constructed in the midst of a bustling city....   [tags: Tunnel Construction Essays]
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Proyect Managment: Operational Activities - INTRODUCTION:- In operational activities organizations find two ways to useful for distinctions one is process and the other one is projects. In today’s modern economy the second form of operations are more widely used. The fast speed of competition these days only requires innovation. Round the globe and current business situation requires ability for constant change, and implementation of this change causes to manage projects. Recognition of uncertainty and risks are the most important factors of developing initial stages of critical chain schedules....   [tags: finance, modern economies, tunnel proyects]
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Low-speed Circulating Wind Tunnels - ... An axial fan generates air flow through the wind tunnel. As the air flows through the wind tunnel, the air flows through a honeycomb structure, a screen, a contraction section, a diffuser and the test section. However, due to added circulating ducts, the size of the wind tunnel increases. Though if space is limited, then the test section can be smaller than that of an open-type wind tunnel. However, with the use of a square duct as a test section does experience some problems due to boundary layer growth at the wall of the test section....   [tags: fluid, hot wire sensors, amenometry] 1835 words
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Tunnels used in War Zones - Tunnels The first characteristic of a tunnel complex is normally superb camouflage. Entrances and exits are concealed, bunkers are camouflaged and even inside the tunnel itself, side tunnels are concealed, hidden trapdoors, and dead-ends where used to confuse the attacker. Trapdoors were used extensively, both at entrances and exits and inside the tunnel complex itself. There where several different types of trapdoors, concrete covered by dirt, hard packed dirt reinforced by wire, or a basin type consisting of a frame filled with dirt....   [tags: essays research papers] 1043 words
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Wind Tunnels - Wind Tunnels In this report I will talk about the wind tunnel. I will described what they are used for. The different types of wind tunnels from the slow speed subsonic to the high speed hypersonic tunnels. I will also give A few examples of the wind tunnels used today. The wind tunnel is a device used by many people, from High school students to NASA engineers. The wind tunnel is a device used to test planes to see how well it will do under certain conditions. The plane maybe as big as a full size 747 or as small as a match....   [tags: essays research papers] 1397 words
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Inner Demons and Endless Tunnels: Ellen Hopkins' Impulse - The feeling of walking down a seemingly endless tunnel of shadows is overwhelming for a vast amount of people. The tunnel is as dark as the blackest part of night, and those individuals cannot see a shining light that represents a hopeful end to their troubles. Some experience an inability to recover from hardship or stress in their lives, while others may have a lack of self-confidence or sense of purpose. These are the people who have the hardest time seeing that light at the end of the tunnel and might do just about anything to find a way out....   [tags: novels, teenage-related difficulties]
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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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US and Japanese Strategy in the Battle of Iwo Jima - ... Japan Strategy Gen. Kuribayashi had little illusion that his forces would be sufficient in repelling the American invasion. The defense strategy centered on inflicting casualties so severe that the U.S. would hesitate to venture forward on attacking the Japanese mainland. The Japanese had a very unique strategy for 3 reasons. 1) The Japanese did not fight above ground. They fought the entire battle from beneath the ground. They dug 1,500 rooms into the rock that were connected by 16 miles of tunnels....   [tags: division, defence, tunnels]
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Detrimental Effects of the Vietnam War - The Vietnam War was, and continues to be, one of America's darkest moments, one that nearly tore the nation apart. In order to stop the spread of communism in Europe and Asia, the United States aided French imperialists and their reoccupation of Vietnam. At first, the U.S took a position of neutrality to both countries, but by early 1947, they began fighting in support of France. This war, lasting over 20 years, became the longest and most unpopular war in the 20th century. Overall, the Vietnam War was detrimental to the United States because it caused a massive debt from the 1960s to the 1990s, turned the American people against their government, and many troops were neglected and despised...   [tags: debt, attitudes, tunnels] 2588 words
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Building Your Own Agility Equipment - Purchasing agility equipment can quickly become a major expense. There are several ways that you can build a course right in your own backyard using materials purchased from a hardware supply store. Building your own agility equipment can be a fun and rewarding experience. Once your obstacles are complete and set up, your dog will be able to practice running the course whenever the desire strikes. Big trial coming up. Now you have a place to run your dog and get him in prime condition to take the title....   [tags: How-To Paper] 1042 words
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The Love Parade Festival Stampede 2010 - During Event The Love Parade Festival is the one day celebration of house and techno music; however, it became fatal in 2010 when a partygoer came upon a bottleneck in a tunnel and turning into raging stampede. The festival was thought to host only 300,000 but more than expected number of people ended up joining. The music festival was way too full; more than one million people were believed to have attended the event. The stampede occurred at about 1700 local time (1500 GMT) when many people accessed and left at the same time through the tunnel....   [tags: case study of crowd dynamics]
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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration- Boston Big Dig Disaster - Most people remember July 10, 2006 as just another regular day in their lives. As for Angel Del Valle it was the day that he lost his most pride possession in life, his wife. While they were coming through the new section of the connector tunnel from Boston heading towards the Ted Williams Tunnel the ceiling from above collapsed and immediately killed Milena Del Valle who was driving at the time. "At least 12 tons of concrete fell from the ceiling of one of Boston's Big Dig tunnels, crushing a woman in a car and again raising concerns about the integrity of the massive highway project that is the central artery through the city, A steel tieback that held a 40-foot ceiling section over Inter...   [tags: American History] 1379 words
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An Analysis of Symbolism and Irony in Three Short Stories - The usage of symbolism and irony to communicate theme is an imperative tool in short stories. These eloquent writing techniques clarify and embellish the reader’s interpretations while also keeping the story interesting and slightly mysterious. The authors of the short stories “August Heat,” “The Story of an Hour,” and “Through the Tunnel” all weave carefully constructed webs of these two techniques to assist in revealing theme to the reader. To begin, author William Fryer Harvey spins an intricate tale of the prominence of flaws in times of stress through his work “August Heat.” The entire story is stitched together with irony and symbolism, all of which point toward the untimely death of...   [tags: symbolism, irony, august heat] 708 words
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Changes Made to the Draft of Strange Meeting - Changes Made to the Draft of Strange Meeting           Reality in warfare and the painful truths that accompany war are skillfully presented in Wilfred Owen's war poem "Strange Meeting."  Owen's poem is more powerful thanks to revisions the poet made as he struggled to understand the devastating effects of war, both emotionally and socially.  "Strange Meeting" underwent changes during its composition that signify changes in Owen's understanding of warfare and human interactions.  As he states in a draft of a preface to a book of poems, "My subject is War and the pity of War.  The Poetry is in the pity" (Ellmann and O'Clair 542).  Throughout the development of this...   [tags: Owen Strange Meeting Essays]
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Repetitive Strain Injury - Repetitive strain injury is a term that encompasses a broad range of musculoskeletal conditions that usually occur in sedentary workers. The musculoskeletal injury occurs due to an accumulation of microtrauma caused by repeated soft tissue overload (Ratzlaff 2007). In other words, tissues in the body are repeatedly injured with each injury being minor but, cumulatively, causing serious pain and damage to the body. Repetitive strain injury is not new phenomenon. It was first reported in the early 1900’s as telegraphic operator’s cramp in men who operated Morse keys (Youngson 2005)....   [tags: Health, Musculoskeletal Injury] 943 words
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Spoofing Defense's Solutions - Spoofing defense’s solutions originally can be broken down into three categories [13]. 1) End-Host-Based Solutions: These types of solutions are implemented on the end-hosts; the aim of these solutions is to allow the end-hosts to detect the spoofed packets. These kinds of solutions do not require any change in the network infrastructure and they are the easiest in deployment, but they are acting too late because the spoofed packets will arrived to the end-host before they are recognized. 2) Router-Based Solutions: These types of solutions are applied by routers, either at the core and edge of the Internet or at each side separately....   [tags: Internet Security]
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Aerodynamics Forces on a Sail - This paper will discuss the aerodynamic forces acting on a sail which provides the driving force to propel the boat forward. There are many researchers beginning to realize how effective wind tunnel testing can be for a sailboat's sail construction. Currently, computer programs employing an equation known as the Navier-Stokes fluid mechanics equations is the primary means of calculating wind flow over sails. It was by this means that the below wind tunnel images was constructed. (n.d.) Stanford Yacht Researchers retrieved from ( http://syr.stanford.edu/SAILFLOW.HTM )....   [tags: driving force, boat propeller, wind]
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The Power of Storytelling - ... Throughout the story Jerry is thrown into a world where he discovers his inner self. The story provides a compressed narrative about the transitioning journey from childhood to adult, allowing the reader to engage vicariously in the universal idea about rites of passage. Doris Lessing employs numerous of techniques to portray self-identity and the maturation process through the protagonist of Jerry. The use of setting communicates the theme that establishing one’s identity is a painful awakening and a life changing experience....   [tags: self-identity, human attribute, audience ] 868 words
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Laser Doppler Anemometry - The purposes of this experiment are: 1. To determine the shape of the wake behind the cylinder. 2. To determine the water tunnel calibration. Both of these objectives were accomplished by using LDA (Laser Doppler Anemometry). LDA is one of the main velocity measurement methods used in professional experimentation. Light beams are shot from a laser onto flowing water. In objective one, a cylinder was submersed in the water flow to determine how the velocity aft of the cylinder was disturbed. While the second objective used the LDA on flowing water with no disturbances....   [tags: Physics Essays] 1531 words
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Internet Overuse: Inappropriate Social Media Interaction - The Internet is an exceptional place. Anyone can be a part of the wonders of the cyber world. By simply logging onto a network-connected computer, one can express his/her own cyber voice. From Facebook to memes to Hulu, the net has endless opportunities for entertainment, social interaction and information. But what effect does the Internet have on today’s children. A child growing up is a natural, beautiful part of life. Many aspects of the Internet can inhibit this subtle stage of life, such as social media or internet addiction....   [tags: addiction disorders, ]
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