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    Tubing

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    all nine of us, some experienced tubers and some rookies, survive the worst flood in thirty-one years. What took us several hours to tub down on a normal tubing trip took less than an hour. The Davao River usually runs at ten kilometers per hour (about six miles per hour) but this time it was racing at a pace of twenty-two kilometers per hour (about fourteen mile per hour). The nightmarish song of the boulder sized rocks ringing beneath us as we tubed will forever be in my memory. God humbled

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    My Little Pony: Friendship is a cartoon produced by Lauren Faust, and is the newest generation of the franchise of the original My Little Pony (aka My Pretty Pony) toys which were released in 1983. What makes this show so different from the other generations of My Little Pony is that the show is intended for children, and adults. The show discusses topics such as racism, politics, feminism and imperialism. The show is simple enough for children to understand, but is very detailed and so interesting

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    Influential Essay A lot of people take their driver’s license for granted, and believe me I use to take it for granted too. But ever since I lost my license, I will never take it for granted again. There are many ways to lose your license, but this is the way I lost mine. After I got done listening to music at the Concert Café, my friends and I went out to eat. When we were done eating, I told them I was going to head back home. They told me that they were going to stay in town for awhile.

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    approaching at speeds higher than 20 miles per hour” (Herbert). Faster cars appear to be farther away in children’s minds so they do not register them as a threat. Therefore, there is less of a likelihood they will react to a speeding car. ... ... middle of paper ... ...ng is a continuous problem. Residential speeding has been occurring since the 1960s and it still has not been properly addressed. Obviously, based on the numbers of children who get hit by cars per year, this problem is still in full

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    Sports Car Accident

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    stop for someone exceeding the speed limit but the driver of the sports car they were trying to pull over speed up instead of slowing down. During the course of this chase the speeds of both the police car and the sports car rose to above 100 miles per hour. At the end of the high speed chase the officer lost control of their cruiser and ran up on a sidewalk hitting a pedestrian, ultimately killing the pedestrian. In the same moment hearing the commotion caused by this accident the sports car driver

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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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    My car was still stuck in the trees and we were unable to open the doors. About a half hour of clearing branches, we vacated the car and a charming southern woman hugged Virginia and I tenderly. She consoled us and sympathized, “If it were my daughter, I’d want someone to stop and help. Y’all are some of the luckiest little girls I’ve ever seen. Y’all must have an angel watchin’ over you.” After another half hour passed, two police cars pulled up to get an accident report and the southern lady took

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    Marty Anderson was an employee for Family Auto Repair (FAR) in Memphis and was transfer to their Jackson store, which was an hour and a half from his house. The company allow Marty to use a company vehicle to make his long commute, although he had his own vehicle. The terms of the explicit permission to use the vehicle were: to and from work, during lunch breaks, and to deliver and transfer items between FAR’s two facilities either before work or on his way home. Marty Anderson became a victim of

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    Route 66 Research Paper

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    Have you ever been to route 66? The route where you go from Chicago to the Santa Monica, California. Route 66 was ¨THE ROAD¨ and I know this because in the story "The Best of America is on the Blue Highways¨ the author, William least-Heat Moon, is very detailed in telling me so. He told me many facts about route 66 from the past and the present. He said how it was used back in the 1920´s up into 1985. Although it was officially removed in the 1985´s it is still very special and I am going to tell

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    Our world has been plagued with a severely treacherous and incurable epidemic: stupidity. Assuming you have stepped foot into the real world, stupidity is inevitable. Whether it be someone who cannot drive, or a complete fool who does not understand societal norms, stupid people can wreck havoc on one’s life. First and foremost, and considerably most consequential, slow drivers. The average highway speed limit is 70 mph. It is technically illegal to drive over 70, yet it is typical to drive 10 or

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