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    The Queen of Spades

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    In 2014, American Hustle topped the box office charts and was celebrated by critics alike. The film praised con artists and even portrayed them as light-hearted, “comedic figures” (Surowiecki). Americans condemn rapists and murders, yet we idolize con artists and often strive to achieve the most out of life with the least amount of work. People are constantly looking for shortcuts and quick solutions, making us bait to the cons of our society. The premise of the film is the idea that people are

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    Uploadng Your Brain

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    UPLOADING YOUR BRAIN… "I'm sorry, Jim, but I just don't think it's right for a man's atoms to be scattered all over creation and then brought back together again. It's just not right." (Character, Dr. Leonard McCoy, original Star Trek series) I wonder what Bones would have to say about swallowing, or being injected with billions of microscopic robots, or nanobots, to enter into a three dimensional cyberspace - a virtual reality environment or to enable him to live forever? In an article that could

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    Lawrence’s mind went blank and his phone dropped on the white speckled with gray tiled floors. ​“Dr. McCoy, are there any way to save my son?” Lawrence Exeter Senior pleaded. ​“Mr. Exeter, I believe you did not know about Junior’s conditions for the past few months. Junior is diagnosed with…” Dr. McCoy remarked. ​“Dr. McCoy! Patient Lawrence Exeter Junior is flat lining!” the nurse cried. Mr. McCoy and Lawrence Exeter Senior rushed to the emergency room. ​ “Code blue! Code blue! Get the crash cart

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    role models in the engineering field aren’t glorified. It is not because people feel they are unimportant it is because they just haven’t been informed. For example many people know the cliché The Real McCoy but they don’t know where it comes from; or why it has the connotations it does. Truth is McCoy was an African American mechanical engineer whose parents were runaway slaves in the early 20th century. It almost sounds like an oxymoron, a black engineer at a time when blacks weren’t even allowed

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    Feud

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    In West Virginia, the names of Hatfields and McCoys are the well known families involved in one of the most famous feuds. The biggest misconception of this famous feud is that the factor of why these two families do not get along, it is not family rivalry but instead social and economic factors. In reality, many McCoys were on Hatfield’s side and vice versa or some family members did not even participate in the events concerning the feud. “Apparently, family solidarity is not a sufficient explanation

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    them. The Hatfield and McCoy dispute all started when Harmon McCoy was killed by Anse Hatfield, over the ownership over pigs and sow. Ever since that day hatred arose between both families and within their own families as well. When love was found, it caused more damage than good. Within “The Coffin Quilt” written by Anne Rinaldi, not only is hatred portrayed, but also, love proves to be another destructive force and intensifies the conflict. First, Roseanna and Fanny McCoy had a very close relationship

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    The Hatfields and McCoys

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    The Hatfields and McCoys is a family feud built upon many factors. It was a feud over mainly family pride, and it involved alot of violence. The feud mainly happened in the 1800's; that was the origin date of the feud. However, the feud still occurs to this day and is still very heated at times. The original families were very loyal and would kill for each other, and this was the main cause of this decade-long feud. This feud is arguably the biggest and probably most well-known feud in America

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    has to do with the kids, they won’t let them see each other. A perfect example is the Hatfield - McCoy feud. Rosanna, daughter of William McCoy, head of the McCoy family, began a courtship with the son of the head of the Hatfield family, Johnson, also known as Johnse. Rosanna had moved to West Virginia with the Hatfeilds. She did eventually go back, but after she did, Johnse was arrested by the McCoys on a Kentucky bootlegging warrant. Johnse was only set free after Rosanna made a midnight trip back

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    In the Appalachian region, the Hatfields and McCoys did not always see eye to eye. These two families faced many feuds and, in general, did not agree on much. Many different institutional changes and class differences influenced the many feuds between the groups and to a certain degree the feuds were conflicts between traditional and modern ways of life. In many ways, the production by the History Channel in 2012 covering the Hatfields and McCoys obscure the underlying causes of these feuds and perpetuate

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    Investigating How the Prices of Used Cars Vary From New Cars PLAN ==== I am going to investigate how the prices of used cars vary from new cars. I am going to sample all the cars that are two years of age and under and compare it with cars that are in the range of five to eight years old. I am going to compare two different cars makes with each other and I am also going to sample out all of the cars with the mileage of 70,000 and less and compare it the price of the cars with the mileage

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