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    Drag Case Study

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    Introduction Drag is one of the most fascinating concepts in the aviation industry today. Dating back to the late 1930s, near the World War II, the concept was given much importance since scientists were working on ways to make flight and aerial combat more effective. As time progressed, various methods to reduce drag were introduced since it can influence the future of aviation. Drag reduction methods have many positive ramifications like higher operational range, fuel consumption reduction,

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    The World of Drag

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    The intention of this research is to clearly define the roles that drag performers fill in our society. With that objective, the key issues that must be clarified include offering what the distinction of a drag performer is compared to other individuals that may be mislabeled or misrepresented by such a title, and what education is lacking by those who challenge the concept of drag. In society it is a common theme to fear or demonize an idea we feel is taboo, even when we have a very weak understanding

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    The Art of Drag

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    For centuries, drag queens and kings have been a source of entertainment for many people around the world. Much like theater, drag shows are purely for entertainment and require an abundant amount of time and energy. Although many of the performers are homosexual, there are many misconceptions in regards to their lifestyle, sexuality, and morals. The art of drag is very versatile and represents much more than just dressing up. For hundreds of years, men have been on stage dressing as women

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    The Harlem Drag Culture

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    The Harlem Drag Culture Foucault, Moraga, Fuss, hooks, Butler. These authors, along with many more, have concerned themselves with the defining of categories. In reading these authors our class has, upon every occasion of meeting, discussed the formation of categories. What we have discovered, in part, is that things are not defined by what they are, but by what they are not. Diana Fuss, in her article "Inside/Out," states "any identity is founded relationally, constituted in reference to an

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    the drag coefficient on Kinder’s egg container which is quite similar to the cylinder. Particularly that cylinder is experiencing the flow over its flat face. Its drag coefficient is going to be measured in fluid of air wind. The airflow would be supplied by ordinary hair dryer. The velocity of air wind will be measured by the help of anemometer, which we would construct by ourselves with improvised materials such as plastic cups, pencil, pin and straws. Particularly the coefficient of drag is going

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    RuPaul Charles, the professional drag queen whose speech style I examined, is one of the more famous drag queens – both in terms of public consciousness and in sociolinguistic research. Sarah Jenkins’s analysis (2013) explores her use of falsetto and intonation changes, the use of empty adjectives and crude sexual humor, and references to gay icons. Findings include the “use of pronouns to titles in order to indicate and support the fact that she [the drag queen] is, indeed, passing as a woman” (Jenkins

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    Push, Pull or Drag in....Another Misleading TV Commercial Have you ever been watching TV and seen a car commercial that says, “ Come on down to your local Ford Automotive, and you can get a car of your choice for just $129 a month (Spitzer, 2003).” Some have even used lines like, “Do whatever you have to do push, pull or drag your car in, and drive away in a brand new car” (Spitzer, 2003). The commercial may never stop to give you the details of the qualification requirements for the cars. So

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    Analysis Of Drag Balls

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    of the house of Labeija states that his father told him as a child that “you have three strikes against you in this world…you’re black and you’re a male….and you’re gay….you’re going to have to be stronger than you ever imagined, (Paris is Burning). Drag Balls can be traced back as far as the 1920s. With a finger set firmly on the proverbial pulse of the times, styles and influences changes over the years, always at the heart of popular culture and trends. Dorian Corey cites that the aesthetic of his

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    Drag Racing Dreams The heat was unbearable as I pulled up to the starting line.  The smell of exhaust gases and burned rubber filled the air.  The starting light received my fullest attention, zoning everything out of my conscience. 3...2...1...green light!  I stomped my foot on the accelerator as I side stepped my clutch.  Shifting into second gear, I flipped the switch to my nitrous oxide system.  Instantaneously I was thrown back into my seat.  All of a sudden a loud pop disturbed

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    How to Calculate the G Forces in NHRA Drag Racing In the sport of professional drag racing gravity takes on an entirely different meaning while accelerating these monsters down the track at speeds in excess of 330 miles per hour. The force exerted on the driver is known as G force. In this short journey down the track, the formula to calculate the forces exerted on the driver will be demonstrated. Next the forces exerted on the driver in the individual classes of cars. Then at the end of the

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