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Susan Isaacs's Critique of Ntozake Shange's Sassafrass, Cypress, and Indigo

- Susan Isaacs's Critique of Ntozake Shange's Sassafrass, Cypress, and Indigo Susan Isaacs believes that Ntozake Shange's first novel, Sassafrass, Cypress & Indigo, is mildly entertaining and enjoyable, but her writing, "sometimes loses a thread and makes a mess" (395). Isaacs praises Shange's style, while finding fault with some of the techniques she employs. The main character that is introduced to the readers in Post Modern American Fiction's excerpt from Shange's novel, Sassafrass Cypress, and Indigo, is Indigo, the youngest of three daughters in the story....   [tags: Sassafrass Cypress Indigo]

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The Bald Cypress

- The bald cypress (Taxodium distichum) is an ancient and unique tree that is usually associated with the southern states because of its abundance in swampy regions. “Remains of prehistoric forests show that millions of years ago [bald cypress] grew in abundance within the Arctic Circle; because of changes in the climate, it was driven south. The bald cypress found its way to the eastern and southern coast lands” (Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry, 2002). On May 26, 196, the bald cypress was officially proclaimed the Louisiana state tree....   [tags: environment, tree]

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Vincent Van Gogh's Wheat Fields With Cypress

- Vincent Van Gogh has a reputation for creating beautiful works of art under abnormal circumstances. On May 8, 1889, Van Gogh voluntarily checked himself into Saint- Rémy mental asylum suffering from acute mania, which provoked hallucinations that caused him to cut his ear off. Fields of wheat and olive groves surrounded the asylum, which had a view of Alpilles Mountains , Van Gogh sent a letter to his brother Theo in which he wrote, “ Beyond the window with its iron bars I can see a walled-in field of wheat”....   [tags: famous impressionism paintings]

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My Observation Experience At Cypress High School

- Observation Experiences I observed four very different classroom for my observation hours. The first classroom I observed was a high school culinary class. I stayed for the entire day because I wanted to see the difference between the periods and the different levels of the culinary students. The first period of the day at cypress high school is called check and connect period I found this to be very interesting because the way this program works is students are assigned one teacher and they keep that teacher for the entire four years of their high school careers....   [tags: Education, High school, Lesson plan, Observation]

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Cypress Semiconductors

- #1) Cypress’ strategy in 1993 was competition in high-volume memory chip markets through competitive cost structure, rapid introduction of new products and re-positioning the firm for ‘growth’. Based on this new strategy, Cypress was determined to ‘compete in any market, with any competitor, at any price, and still make a good profit.’ The overall company structure was mostly mechanistic rather than organic. It was extremely formalized, focusing on people and performance management. In terms of complexity, while the structure was lean, it appeared vertical, rather than flat....   [tags: Business Analysis]

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Vincent Van Gogh And The Starry Night

- Vincent van Gogh was born March 30th, 1853 in Zundert Netherlands. He was a Dutch artist in the post-impressionism era. He is known for painting portraits, self portraits, landscapes and still lifes of cypresses, wheat fields and sunflowers. He started drawing in his late twenties, but is best known for his work from the last two years of his life before dying at the age of 37 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Prior to death he painted about 2,100 artworks, including 860 oil paintings and more than 1,300 watercolors, drawings, sketches and prints....   [tags: Vincent van Gogh, The Starry Night]

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Analysis Of Van Gogh 's Starry Night Painting

- Art has many definitions that can be interpreted in several ways. Many paintings throughout history have changed the outlook of how we see art. For many individual artists, art is the ultimate expression of personal emotions. A variety of artists in the world can agree that conveying a hidden emotion or idea is better communicated artistically than being presented out loud. The saying “A picture is worth a thousand words,” should also be represented when describing the way a person feels when looking at an art piece....   [tags: Vincent van Gogh, The Starry Night]

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Bee start up kits

- This is our most popular start-up kit. You get everything listed in our Best-Quality kit, plus valuable extras that will allow your colony to grow and prosper. Here's what's in our super deluxe package: bee-commerce's best quality hivetop feeder so you can easily feed and medicate your bees; two best-quality clear pine deep hive bodies with metal frame rests (one super for brood, and one for the bees' food storage); 20 wooden deep frames; 20 sheets of deep foundation and metal support pins; cypress wood hive stand; our best-quality leather gloves; our how-to video, "An Introduction to Beekeeping"; reversible entrance reducer; cypress bottom board; all-wood tongue & groove inne...   [tags: essays research papers]

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Starry Night a Paint by Vincent Van Gogh

- An analysis on Starry Night (1889) of Vincent van Gogh Introduction The life span of 37 years saw Vincent Willem van Gogh (Vincent) in creating beautiful works he dearly loved. Painting was an avenue, which allowed him to express his inner thoughts or vent his struggles. My decision to research on Vincent’s painting, Starry Night (1889) came with the inspiration from Don Mclean’s Song, Starry Starry Night where his lyrics spoke about Vincent’s life that further intrigued me in writing this paper....   [tags: biography, moon, tone, oil paint]

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Vincent Van Gogh : The Starry Night

- Vincent van Gogh: The Starry Night Vincent van Gogh painted this piece in June of 1889 with oil on canvas (Starry). He painted it outside with gas lamplights (Van Gogh). It is an image of a French city of Arles at night (Van Gogh). It is measured at 73.7 x 92.1cm (Starry). I chose to write my paper on Vincent van Gogh’s The Starry Night. I have always been drawn to this piece because of its calming affect that it has. I love looking at the cool colors of the city in the far background. The moon looks as if it is so bright that the houses below have the light reflecting on them....   [tags: Vincent van Gogh, The Starry Night]

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Vincent Van Gogh 's Starry Night

- ... Perhaps this is why the houses seem to appear so far away even though they are actually more or less in the foreground” (Lee). These feelings of alienation and isolation caused Van Gogh to commit himself to the asylum in Saint-Rémy-de-Provence. There he attempted suicide by shooting himself in the chest, and he died from the wounds two days later. In order for someone to come to the point of wanting to kill themselves, they must have some really strong feelings of depression and loneliness. Starry Night accurately represents Van Gogh’s deep feelings of loneliness....   [tags: Vincent van Gogh, The Starry Night]

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Children And Children With Autism

- For my service hours I went to Cypress School, a school for children with autism. I learned a lot from my experiences at Cypress, and got to know the students pretty well. After being put in some uncomfortable situations during my volunteer work, I learned through the students how to feel compassion and recognize that autism is a problem society does not look at or take closely into consideration. Autistic children should be able to have the same learning opportunities as children without autism....   [tags: Autism, Autism spectrum, Asperger syndrome]

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A Visit to Florence, Alabama

- Whether you call it the Heart of the Shoals, the Renaissance City, the Bible Belt, or Flotown, about forty thousand people call it home. Florence, Alabama is located at the foot of Muscle Shoals on a hill overlooking the Tennessee River. Life is simply beautiful in Florence, from the beautiful University of North Alabama campus to the historic downtown area to the view of the Tennessee River. Florence is one of the oldest cities in Alabama being established in the early 18th century. But how did this historic city begin and grow into what it is today....   [tags: US historical tourist spots]

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A Summary of Othello

- Written by William Shakespeare, “Othello” is a twisted tale of deceit and betrayal that turned a beautiful love into a murderous plot due to outside jealousy. The play begins in with Iago and Rodrigo arguing in Venice. Iago is a soldier who is under Othello’s command and Rodrigo has been paying him to spy on Othello because he wishes to be with Desdemona, Othello’s lover. Rodrigo believes that Iago is loyal to Othello and has not been keeping up his end of the bargain due to his lack of information ....   [tags: Othello Summary Essays]

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Florida Panther

- As the deer fed at the marsh's edge, it's tail flickering as it nibbled tender and ripe green growth. Then the nervous animal pauses in it's feeding and lifted its head to listen. Whatever hint of danger the deer had sensed was ignored once the threat could not be located. It stamped a forefoot, lowered its head and began to eat once more, this deer had failed to detect a Florida panther that was downwind (going into the wind) crouched low in the underbrush. Amber eyes however, estimated the distance between himself and the deer....   [tags: Florida Panther Restoration]

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Raskolnikov's Desire for Isolation in Crime and Punishment

- From the very first page of Crime and Punishment, there is an air of isolation. The novel opens to Raskolnikov leaving his apartment. While on his way out, he is in hopes of not meeting his landlady, who may demand payment for his long overdue rent. From here, it becomes evident early on that Raskolnikov does not truly wish to be in the company of others. He isolates himself from society. This is shown in Part II, Chapter II when Raskolnikov seeks out his friend, Razumikin. He goes to Razumikin’s apartment for no clear, apparent reason....   [tags: Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Literary Analysis]

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The Everglades: Florida's Unique Landscape of Change

- ... 2014.) Consequently, the behavior of the Everglades ecosystem and climate has also been modified by human innovation and urbanization. The creation of drainage ditches, levees, and increased agricultural land are all instances of rearrangement of the natural environments surrounding the tree islands in the swamplands of the Everglades and have resulted in changes of the tree island biota (Willard et al. 580-581). The main influence of these changes became evident in 1910 to 1930 as urbanization increased and agricultural land use demanded dryer land for farming....   [tags: Southern Florida diverse ecosystem]

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The Skills Of A New Testament Leader

- ... Tarsus is located within present day Turkey, just north of the island of Cypress. The combination of his family’s wealth and his education gained influence in his favor. Saul’s life young life records was silent until the martyrdom of Stephen, in which he witnessed. Stephen’s death stirred Saul’s soul to seek and persecute all Christians (Acts 8:1). Saul was riding from to Jerusalem to Damascus with persecuted Christians; this journey is approximately135 miles long, and a blinding light came to him knocking him off his horse....   [tags: New Testament, Paul of Tarsus, Christianity]

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10 Eco-Friendly Tips for Sustainable Gardening

- In today's grim economy and moving forward into an uncertain future, an increasing number of people have started using organic gardening as a means to grow some of their own food. While this was once a common practice during the Victorian era, organic gardening has made quite the come back in the past couple of years. In fact, Americans all across the country are taking advantage of everything from vacant lots to their own backyards. Sustainable gardening is a perfect method of supplying your household with healthy, organic fruits, vegetables and eggs too....   [tags: Environmentalism, Agriculture]

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Plantation Ruins in The American South

- Plantations represent a very particular, traditional time in the south. Ironically they design a sense of both pride and shame for the prestigious southern families that owned and ran them. This is a focus on ruins of plantations that have been lost through time but just enough remains to give us a sense of wonder. Such plantations as the Rosewell, Millwood, Forks of Cypress, Bulow, Windsor.. Most of what remains are just columns and walls but it’s the story of what those columns used to hold up and what those walls held in that will be in the spotlight....   [tags: Southern heritage]

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Habitats, Environment, Zoos and Adaptation

- The definition of habitat is the national home or environment for any plant or animal. The definition of adaptation is a function with a role that benefits the organism and is evolved by means of natural selection. The first habitat that was visited was the fragile rain forest. At the zoo the habitat in the exhibit was wet and there was a river, bamboo, rocks and lots of trees and vines. In the actual rain forest on earth, the rain forest habitat contains a wide variety of plants and animals....   [tags: natural selection, plants or animals]

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Othello, By William Shakespeare

- Drama Essay - Othello Othello is noble, tender, and confiding; but he has blood of the most inflammable kind. Unfortunately, Othello was naïve enough to be swayed by Iagos misplaced trustworthiness and the accusations cause the entire play to unfold. Once someone brings up a sense of all his wrong doings, he cannot be stopped by considerations of remorse of pity until Othello has extinguished all that fuels his rage and despair. Othello is described as a “Moor” by his critics (Brabantio, Iago). A “Moor” is a slang word used for the dark skinned appearance of the Muslim people from the northwest part of Africa....   [tags: Othello, Iago, Michael Cassio, Desdemona]

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Starry Night, A Sunday Afternoon on the Island, Still Life with Basket of Apples

- Impressionism is very pretty and complicated. It was from 1860 to 1910. Monet is the perfect Impressionist. Impressionism had its basic tenants. Their subject matter was the middle upper class, the city, and leisurely activities. They painted on en plein air which means they painted outdoors. They painted in snow, rain, storm, just in order to record directly the effects of light and atmosphere. They painted with strokes and touches of pure color by using a great deal of white and rarely black. They recorded the shifting play of light on the surface of objects and the effect light has on the eye without concern for the physicality of the object being painted....   [tags: post impressionism, painting analysis]

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Athens Should be Admired According to Funeral Oration Speech

- Pericles, the leader of the Athenians had presented this oration about those people, who had first fallen in battle. It is part of their law and show the respect of honor to those who had lost friends and families. The purpose of Pericles’s speech was for the ancestors the supervisors, who died for their country and lands. This famous oration was from the early days of Peloponnesian war. The speech was for every Athenian and any others who wished to attend. Athens was one of the oldest first city states and still known as one of the most famous cities in the world....   [tags: customs, democratic, pride]

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Bass Fishing 101

- Tight Lines The fog drifts lazily above the murky swamp water as I slowly ease my boat toward an ancient, moss covered cypress tree. A bullfrog croaks its early morning greeting and somewhere off in the distance an unknown creature screeches as the hair on the back of my neck stands on end. The old tree was the site of a recent battle between a monstrous black bass and me. A battle in which the big bass taught me a valuable lesson in humility. I have a lot more respect for her and her kind. She never gave up the fight at any time during our encounter....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Iago is the Most Sinister Character in Shakespeare's Works

- Iago is the Most Sinister Character in Shakespeare's Works Of all the characters presented in Shakespeare's literature the most sinister one is without a doubt Iago. He is a ruthless sociopath. No other character can even come close to his evil. Most of the antagonists present in Shakespeare's plays have valid reasons for the troubles they cause. Iago doesn't for the most part; he just has a burning hatred for the world, especially Othello. Iago is the only reason there is any conflict in Othello....   [tags: Papers]

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Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night at St. Rémy

- Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night at St. Rémy Vincent van Gogh's Starry Night at St. Rémy of June 1889, expresses the comforting power and spirituality of the infinite night sky over the humbler, earthly brand of nature through a synthesis of exceptional visual power, elements of religious allegory, and of modern spiritualism. This work is the product of van Gogh's refusal to depict the purely imaginary, but willful manipulation of what is real in order to achieve a more powerful work, both visually and through symbolism and allegory....   [tags: Visual Arts Paintings Art Van Gogh Starry Night]

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Impact of Global Warming on Coastal Wetlands

- Impact of Global Warming on Coastal Wetlands Professor’s comment: Jane wrote this research paper for my Advanced Composition course. The assignment asks the students to read and understand six to ten articles within a research area of their choice, then synthesize the information so that a reader can quickly understand the present state of research in that area. Jane chose to look at how increased flooding and salinity might affect coastal wetland soils and species, and she organized the material clearly and effectively....   [tags: Climate Change, Greenhouse Gases]

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Iago of Shakespeare's Othello

- Iago of Othello Of all the characters presented in Shakespeare's literature the most sinister one is without a doubt Iago. He is a ruthless sociopath. No other character can even come close to his evil. Most of the antagonists present in Shakespeare's plays have valid reasons for the troubles the cause. Iago doesn't for the most part he just has a burning hatred for the world especially Othello. Iago is the whole reason there is any conflict in Othello . If he never had entered the play Othello would have married Desdimonia and they would have lived happily ever after....   [tags: free essay writer]

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My Walk with Nature

- My Walk with Nature In Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God, Janie noticed while living in the Everglades that some of the Indians started leaving the town and heading east. She also noticed that the animals started to scatter as well. Janie asked one of the Indians why they were leaving and he said that there was a hurricane approaching. The park ranger that guided us on the slough slog informed the class that this is a fact. The animals as well as the sawgrass know when hurricanes are approaching....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing]

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Acceptance of Death in Yeats’s ‘An Irish Airman Foresees his Death’ and Shakespeare’s ‘Come Away, Come Away, Death’

- ... The speaker beseeches death to allow him to be laid to rest. Similarly in Yeats’s poem, the awareness of death is expressed in the opening lines of the poem ‘I know that I shall meet my fate | Somewhere among the clouds above;’ (1,2). However, as opposed to Shakespeare’s poem, Yeats’s speaker is accepting death at the hands of war. ‘Somewhere among the clouds above’ (2) is a metaphor for death in battle in the sky. This idyllic description is in contrast to what it is referencing, which is a brutal death in war....   [tags: lament, thrilling, rhythm]

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The Roy Adaptation Model ( Ram ) Is A Grand Theory That Promotes Holistic Patient Care

- ... Person- Each patient will be treated as an individual, with different issues and treatment outcomes. The person refers to not only the patient but also the individual’s family members and friends. Incorporating the surrounding support system helps make a quicker recovery period. Goals are set in the beginning and modified as the patient progresses towards recovery. The nurse must meet the needs of the patient and provide care and compassion to all at the bedside. In the rehabilitation department weekly care plan meetings are held between members of the patient’s healthcare team....   [tags: Nursing, Health care, Nursing theory]

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Elbow Health Risks: Treatments of Injuries with the Upper Arm, Elbow and Lower Arm

- Elbow Health Risks When reviewing the upper arm into the elbow and to the fore arm, the potential health risks are as follows: bursitis, degenerative joint disease, fractures of open reduction internal fixation (fix broken bones), lateral epicondylitis (tennis elbow), medial epicondylitis (golfer’s elbow), sprains, strains, fractures, dislocation, arthritis and tendonitis (North Cypress Sports Medicine Centre. 2012). Though some of these risks are sports related, it is important to be aware of the transfer of these as they can too affect musician and should not be dismissed simply because they are known as sports injuries....   [tags: wrist, repetion of movement]

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The Book I Chose From The New Testament Is Men Of The Bible

- The basic literary genre of this book is a story about a man who thought he was persecuting the ungodly, who came to realize that he was persecuting the wrong people. He was blinded and his sight was restored when he began obedient to the God of all creation. The title of the book I chose from the New Testament is Men of the Bible, the authorship Ann Spangler and Robert Wolgemuth are the authors. 2002 is the date of the books’ copyright and it was published by Zondervan in Grand Rapids, Michigan....   [tags: New Testament, Christianity, Paul of Tarsus, Jesus]

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Desdemona - Virtuous Woman or Modern Woman Challenging Oppressive Societal Values?

- The polysemic nature of Shakespeare’s Othello means that throughout time, different cultures have found certain readings of particular characters more relevant than others. For example, there are many possible readings of Desdemona, but two of the more dominant interpretations include seeing her as the ideal wife who falls victim to an abusive husband and viewing Desdemona as a progressive woman who contributed to her downfall by being outspoken and challenging the position of women in her time....   [tags: Character Analysis]

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The Everglades of Southern Florida Continues to Be an Environmental Oasis

- Surrounded to the East by Limestone walls and stretching its arm northward to pad at Lake Okeechobee the Everglades cover nearly 4,000 miles of the southern Florida peninsula. Primarily consisting of marshes and sloughs the area is home to a range of environments as well as a rich biodiversity. The true wonder of the everglades however is its age. Only 5,000 years ago the area was vastly different and timidly arid. The unpredictable climate and geologic change has been creating this once in a lifetime oasis that could soon be gone....   [tags: miami limestone, visitors, flood]

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Excavation of King Tut's Tomb by Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon

- a) The site: 1) 2) The site of Tutankhamun's tomb was found in 1922 by Howard Carter and his sponsor Lord Carnarvon which was funding the search. When Carter and his crew were excavating they went back to a line of builders huts carter had previously searched a few seasons earlier. It was there where carter and his crew found a step stone they slowly uncovered more steps leading to the tomb. Once they had discovered a possible tomb Carter immediately sent a telegram to Lord Carnarvon which said, “At last have made wonderful discovery in valley; a magnificent tomb with seals intact; re-covered same for your arrival; congratulations.” within a week Carnarvon came with his crew and they...   [tags: buriel, pharoahs, afterlife]

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A Concept Analysis Of Interdisciplinary Collaboration And Communication Among Team Members

- Given the complexity of healthcare system today, effective and efficient collaboration and communication among team members is critical to ensure patient safety. Daniel & Rosentein (2008) reported that during a typical patient’s hospital stay, a patient may interact with 50 different employees that may include doctors, nurses, laboratory technicians, etc. They also reported that when healthcare professional are not communicating and collaborating effectively, patient safety is at risk for several reasons: break in communication flow, misinterpretation of information, incorrect telephone orders and overlooked orders....   [tags: Health care, Patient, Health care provider]

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Analysis Of Homer 's Book ' Five Of The Odyssey '

- ... Even a god could not help being charmed with such a lovely spot, so Mercury stood still and looked at it; but when he had admired it sufficiently he went inside the cave.” In this quote from the book, it gives a good example of the persistence that Odysseus has for his family. It tells us that he was living with Calypso who was full of love for Odysseus and that her living atmosphere was enough to charm even a god. Odysseus was only a man; he resisted the charm enough to long to see his family again....   [tags: Odyssey, Odysseus, Penelope, Marriage]

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Nature Methaphors in The Battle of Issus and Starry Night

- Since the beginning, nature has been one of mans many inspirations. It is used to convey emotions and bring meaning in many ways in art. During the Northern Renaissance Albrecht Altdorfer was one of the most distinguished painters known for his expressively detailed landscapes. The Battle of Issus done by Altdorfer focused on nature to further amplify Alexander’s victorious battle. Three hundred and sixty years later, the Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh creates a work that also showed how nature can bring emotion and significance to his painting Starry Night....   [tags: Art]

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The Extraordinary Men in Crime and Punishment, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

- Dostoevsky’s theme of ordinary and extraordinary people is the basis of his work of literature, Crime and Punishment, which derives from his own life experiences. Crime and Punishment, is the story of a Russian man named Rodion Raskolnikov. Raskolnikov is an impoverished St. Petersburg habitant student who, “determined to overreach his humanity and assert his untrammeled individual will commit two acts of murder and theft” (Dostoevsky). To try to amend his actions, he uses the money he steals from the murdered to perform good deeds....   [tags: Crime and Punishment Essays]

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The Flood of Noah and the Flood of Gilgamesh

- Myths, some parts speculated to be true and many not, have always been part of our lives. However, as one glances across the different myths of different cultures, one can find that some portion of two different myths can be eerily similar to each other, causing one to speculate whether they have made contact with one another long time ago in history. This led to the question that people constantly try to prove: do myths that have overlapping ideas verify actual historical truths and similar culture between origins of myths....   [tags: Bible, Epic of Gilgamesh]

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Are There Visions and Ghosts in Van Gogh Paintings?

- “There are no ghosts in the paintings of Van Gogh, no visions, no hallucinations. This is the torrid truth of the sun at two o’clock in the afternoon.” This quote that Antonin Artraud, stated from, Van Gogh, the Man Suicided by Society, explains the way in which Van Gogh approached his artwork. He believed in the dry truth and as a result his work was remarkably straightforward in the messages that he portrayed. While visiting Paris, France this past April, I was fortunate enough to have visited Musée d’Orsay, a museum that contains mostly French art from 1848-1914 and houses a large collection of impressionist and post-impressionist masterpieces and 19th century works from the Louvre [The...   [tags: artwork approach, mental illness]

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The Shooting Of Sgt Gale Stauffer And Joseph Maher

- As a law enforcement officer, I am trained to be aware of my surroundings at all times. In latest events, there have been many crimes committed against Law Enforcement officers, some in which have been considered hate crimes against Law Enforcement Officers. Our nation has started a war against Law Enforcement. There have been many crimes against officers but three stand out; the shooting of SGT Gale Stauffer and Joseph Maher on December 23, 2013 in Tupelo, MS, the officer involved shooting between Officer Wilson and Micheal Brown on August 9, 2014 in Ferguson, MO and the execution style shooting of Deputy Goforth on August, 28 2015 in Cypress, TX....   [tags: Police, Police officer, Constable, Hatred]

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The Shooting Of Sgt Gale Stauffer And Joseph Maher

- As a law enforcement officer I am trained to be aware of my surroundings at all times. In latest events, there have been many crimes committed against Law Enforcement officers, some which have been considered hate crimes against Law Enforcement Officers. Our nation has started a war against Law Enforcement. There have been many crimes against officers but three stand out; the shooting of SGT Gale Stauffer and Joseph Maher on December 23, 2013 in Tupelo, MS, the officer involved shooting between Officer Wilson and Micheal Brown on August 9, 2014 in Ferguson, MO and the execution style shooting of Deputy Goforth on August, 28 2015 in Cypress, TX....   [tags: Police, Police officer, Constable, Hatred]

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Maritime Insurance for the Import-Export Process Part 2

- The appeal was not very successful especially to the insurers. The court of appeal agreed with the first ruling. Nothing in the Act required an election that would precede the notice of abandonment. It was argued that the idea of the owner’s choice of making an irrevocable choice of abandoning was highly misleading. Under section 62, the service of a valid notice can only be irrevocable if the insurer. It is only then that the notice can be withdrawn. Even when the notice is accepted, the right of the insurer to take over the interest of the insured in the subject matter arises only when the insurer has paid out as stipulated in the policy....   [tags: coverning the loss or damage]

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A Brief History of the State of Louisiana

- Since 1541, Louisiana has been ruled under ten different flags, starting with Hernando de Soto’s flag, a man who claimed the region for Spain (“About Louisiana”). For six weeks after the Civil War had first started, Louisiana had become an independent commonwealth before finally joining the Confederacy. The Louisiana Purchase was negotiated by President Thomas Jefferson, in 1803, in order to get a part of Louisiana in American hands, which was considered essential (“About Louisiana”). Louisiana was a center for trading and finances during most of its early history and it was one of the most prosperous regions in America due to the act that its land was very abundant....   [tags: American history, territory of Orleans]

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The Effects Of Thermal Pollution On Aquatic Ecosystems

- Running Head: Thermal Pollution Riffling Thermal Pollution Phoebus Tsai Camas High School  Riffling Thermal Pollution Thermal pollution is harmful to aquatic ecosystems. They are caused when cool river water are drawn from the water source, run through a power plant, and then discharged back into the same source. This now heated water causes all kinds of mischief and damages to the health of the organisms in the aquatic environment and the environment itself. In an experiment, Gisela Lannig and Inna Sokolova of the University of North Carolina in Charlotte incubated oysters at one of three temperatures, 20°C, 24°C, and 28°C....   [tags: Water pollution, Water, Cooling tower, Heat]

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The Use Of Contraception And Abortion On Women

- ... When they did begin to focus on population control, they turned to such books as Nicolas Culpeper’s The English Physician, written in 1652. They also learned herbal methods of abortion from American Indians, slaves brought over from Africa, or closer to home: an abortion recipe found folded up in a family Bible, cookbook or from family members themselves in letters such as the one mentioned previously from a mother to her daughter (Oransky Wittenstein). The discovery of how to create a flexible rubber through the process of vulcanization revolutionized the making of condoms, diaphragms and other contraceptive devices....   [tags: Abortion, Roe v. Wade, Adoption, Birth control]

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Studying Technology at the University of Texas

- Today, as Integrated Circuit has become core of all electronics products, merely able to design an IC is a not sufficient but main challenges lies in high performance & low power design optimization, Robustness with PVT variation tolerance and yield improvement. I know these mysteries can be only be unraveled by design innovation, developing new ideas & algorithms to increase performance of EDA tools. I believe ICS Research Group @ University of Texas, Austin is an ideal choice which can assist me in evolving my ideas to work on these challenges and overcome them , through a well structured curriculum, excellent research faculty and facilities....   [tags: Design Innovation, Integrated Circuit]

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The Beauty and the Blood of Kashmir

- Kashmir: Beauty And The Blood There are many beautiful places on the earth and every place is unique and has its own specialty. Some places are famous for their natural beauty and some for their architectural beauty. In addition, each person differs in choices, likings and tastes. Many people enjoy natural beauty and some are pulled towards historical and architectural beauty. There are few people who notice a different type of beauty which is cultural and traditional beauty. Kashmir is known for its natural beauty....   [tags: himalayas, urdu, karam sag, kashmir]

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Comparing the Epic of Gilgamesh and Genesis

- The Epic of Gilgamesh has many similarities to the Bible, especially in Genesis and it’s not just that the both begin with the letter “g”’. One major similarity being the flood story that is told in both works. The two stories are very similar but also very different. Another being the use of serpents in both works and how they represent the same thing. A third similarity being the power of God or gods and the influence they have on the people of the stories. Within these similarities there are also differences that need to be pointed out as well....   [tags: Compare Contrast Essays]

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The Purpose of the Biblical Flood narrative

- The Old Testament can be described as “an anthology of the literature of ancient Israel and early Judaism” (Coogen 2008) that contains many forms of writings and stories which address not only myth, main historical events and laws, but also those that follow the Israelites unique relationship with God. The first book of the Old Testament is known as Genesis, which is highly concerned with the world’s creation and its initial stages. It is also the origin of the biblical Flood Narrative concerning Noah and the Ark....   [tags: Theology, Religion]

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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police's Musical Ride

- All of the moves are in harmony and in perfect time with the music. “*A single horse and rider in motion is a wonderful sight,” but it becomes even more impressive when you realize that it's a unit of horses and riders moving as one. Between the black horses, red tunics, and the awe of the crowd, it can only mean one thing: the horses and riders must be the Royal Canadian Mounted Police's Musical Ride. The Musical Ride has evolved over so many years and it stands for so much that we, as Canadians, value....   [tags: Canadian moments]

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Invasive Species Managment: The Greater Everglades Ecosystem

- ... Recently the park has started to serve another purpose. Due to the heavy encroachment of humans on the everglades, scientists now use it as a human impact gauge on the natural world (National Park Service 2013). Since the Everglades is so closely monitored the changes caused by human projects such as rerouting water can now be fully understood. This knowledge can then be applied to other projects all over the U.S. Importance of the Everglades What is left of the everglades includes nine different habitats; hardwood hammock, pineland, mangrove, coastal lowlands, freshwater slough, freshwater marl prairie, cypress, marine and estuarine....   [tags: damages, ecosystems, alien]

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The Starry Night By Vincent Van Gogh

- I am comparing my favorite painting Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh to The View of Toledo by El Greco. Both paintings are beautiful landscapes featuring the night sky. Starry Night, 29 x 36 ¼”, is an oil on canvas painting currently located at The Museum of Modern Art in New York. The Starry Night was painted in June of 1889 by post-impressionist Vincent Van Gogh. View of Toledo was painted by El Greco in 1598-99 during the Mannerism period. It is oil on canvas measuring 47 ¾” x 42 ¾” and is currently located at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, NY....   [tags: Vincent van Gogh, Expressionism, The Starry Night]

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The Harlem Renaissance By Edgar Allan Poe

- Poetry is a versatile avenue from which waves or ripples can be made potentially. A writer of poetry has the ability to make their readers feel a while wide array of emotions and situations synonymous with the human condition. I, at first, was completely turned off to the idea of poetry at first because all I was exposed to early on by way of poetry were bland professions of love or lust or seemingly simple poems I was forced to process down to a fine word paste. Edgar Allan Poe was interesting, but it was a tad bit dry to me....   [tags: Harlem Renaissance, African American culture]

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Pericles Funeral Oration : The Athenian Era

- Pericles Funeral Oration is a speech that was given by Pericles whom was the Athenian 's Strategos (military commander) and written down by the famous historian, Thucydides that was an Athenian that attended the speech. The speech is Pericles effort to rally the Athenian people and lift their spirits and moral at a funeral after losing soldiers or member of war in the first battle of the Peloponnesian war, so that they would continue the good fight and not give up. Pericles attempts this by telling the Athenian people that their way of life, their form of democracy, what their ancestors fought for, their great military and policies, their constitution are all at stake and they m...   [tags: Peloponnesian War, Ancient Greece]

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Florence Nightingale 's Theory Of Modern Nursing

- “Apprehension, uncertainty, waiting, expectation, fear of surprise, do a patient more harm than any exertion. Remember he is face to face with his enemy all the time, internally wrestling with him” (Nightingale, 1992, p. 22). Fortunately, in the nineteenth century, Florence Nightingale recognized uncertainty could cause harm to her patients (Nightingale, 1992). Equally important to the nursing profession are the nursing theorists, their work, and the evolution of the theories that followed Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing (Alligood, 2014)....   [tags: Nursing, Nursing theory, Health care provider]

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College Colleges Should Start Offer Bachelor Degrees

- ... Since, community colleges do not offer any type of housing like dorms, it becomes an additional cost. In some cases housing may be free because they live at home with their parents. Furthermore, it would help students become less stressed, and it gives them more time to study than commute. Daily trips to a far campus can be time consuming and exhausting. (15 CA Community…) Although many may say community colleges shouldn 't offer Bachelor Degrees, I find it beneficial for community colleges to offer these pilot programs....   [tags: Associate's degree, Academic degree]

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The New York City Subway System

- The New York City Subway System, or the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), has become the “life line” of New York City (NYC) since people are reliant on the subway system for commuting to different places within the city. One such person, who buys this fact, is a person by the name of SunDo K, who runs and owns a restaurant business in Cypress, California. He claimed in his profile on Yelp that, “One of the best part about New York City is traveling via the subway.” Now there are also acid twists and turns into this....   [tags: Transportation]

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To Live and Die in LA

- Perhaps I connect emotionally too easily. I pity the discarded sweatshirt and the broken coffee mug. Perhaps I’ve always wanted a home. A place where I understood the rules and cared mildly for the sports teams, felt nostalgic for the cuisine. Maybe I just moved here at the right time. Whatever it is, I love my city, and it hurts my feelings when you complain about it pitilessly. That’s not to say you shouldn’t complain, of course. I am a complaint advocate of the highest order; that’s how things become great (or better), when you reconstruct them after they’ve been demolished....   [tags: Personal Experience]

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Having a Good Nutrition in School

- While learning does not end when school is out, neither does the need for good nutrition (“Benefits”, n.d.). Good nutrition is very beneficial to children, especially school age children. Not only does it provide nutritional benefits to help with their growth process, it also enhances their learning process. Senate Bill 89 (SB 89), passed in the 83rd regular session, ensure that low income children acquire free meals in the summer when school is not in session. Although, SB 89 ensures nutritious meals for children in the summer, the bill does not go far enough....   [tags: nutritional meals, sb 89, nutrition educator]

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A Brief Biography of Tiger Woods

- ... The entire family was always the target of attacks. Such as kids throwing rocks, or teenagers shooting BB guns at the woods household. This inspired Tiger to overcome stereotypes who started to hone his golf game at the age of about nine months. Most people of Tiger’s heritage would take up the game of football, basketball, or baseball. However Tiger was a natural for golf breaking fifty at the age of three at the navy golf course. This is where Tiger would develop his game in his youth. At the age of three he appeared on the Mike Douglas show and had a three hole putting contest against Bob Hope....   [tags: notorious golf players, African American athletes]

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No Child Left Behind Act Analysis

- Since the induction of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, the role of the principal has changed significantly. It has shifted from merely business managerial to maintaining academic growth and accountability for student success (Schoen & Fusarelli, 2008). The problem is there hasn't been much research to support the effectiveness of a principal's involvement in the classroom on the academic success of students. Despite the ever growing list of demands, principals must find a way to meet the national AYP (Acceptable Yearly Progress) federal standards....   [tags: student success, nclb, principal]

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Analysis Of Homer 's The Odyssey

- In the Odyssey, the reader was shown magnificent and spectacular landscapes. Some of these landscapes had similar aspects to them, yet each was unique. Furthermore, each culture was inexplicably connected to the civilization living there. In Homer’s The Odyssey, the landscapes of Calypso’s island, Phaeacia, and the Cyclops’ island, introduced the reader to the culture living in each landscape. Furthermore, it was apparent that the landscape and the culture were interdependent, each having a profound similarity to each other....   [tags: Odyssey, Odysseus, Trojan War, Ogygia]

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Art in the Italian Renaissance

- The Italian Renaissance included some of the greatest artists we have ever seen from Leonard Da Vinci, to Michelangelo, and Raphael. The Renaissance took place from the late thirteenth to sixteenth centuries and is know as the ‘rebirth’. The idea that the rebirth of the arts after being asleep for a thousand years is an amazing thing to grasp. This time brought back light to liberal arts, which were on the brink of being extinct. (Murray 2) What is also interesting about art during this time was that most of the art had Christian in its roots, for example, Botticelli’s The Allegory of Spring (Faure 1) is said to have had a Christian interpretation....   [tags: European Renaissance Essays]

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The Two Sides of Othello

- William Shakespeare introduces the title character of the play Othello as a man who is well respected by the citizens of Venice. Othello is an esteemed military man whose conquests have added to Venice’s glory. He has always lived in the public eye and been held in high regard. When he is confronted with the possibility of his new bride’s infidelity, Othello does not know how to confront and control these new emotions. Othello’s lack of understanding of his personal self and emotions leads to his downfall and tragedy within the play....   [tags: Shakespeare, Character Analysis]

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History and Geography of Mexico

- The official name of Mexico is Estates Undoes Mexicans (United Mexican States). Culture can be identified in various forms. In any cases, one of many explanations of culture refers to the shared of knowledge, experience, and beliefs, values acquired by a group of individuals throughout generations. Culture is also the history and events that make up the community itself. It is the way of life for a particular group of people. The most visual characteristics of culture are that it’s vibrant, people continues to adapt and overcome changes that continues to evolve to shape our society over time....   [tags: culture, government]

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The Life of Cab Calloway

- Cab Calloway is definitely a singer and dancer to remember. Not only was Cab’s music innovative, but he broke racial barriers and was very successful financially during the Great Depression. Cab forever changed jazz music with his own unique style known as “scatting.” Without Cab Calloway, also known as “The Hi-De-Ho Man”, hip-hop and modern jazz may have never existed. Cab Calloway was born on December 25, 1907 in Rochester, New York at his family’s house on Cypress Street. People always tried to make something out of the fact that Cab was born on Christmas....   [tags: history of music, jazz, hip hop]

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Dutch Artist Vincent Van Gogh

- “The life of an artist is a gamble, what a gamble, it’s all or nothing.” As for post-impressionist and Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh, nothing is what was received. Out of the nine-hundred paintings produced within ten years, only one was sold. Van Gogh was often ridiculed by other artists about his work and he had very few friends. One of his closest friends was his younger brother Theodorus “Theo” van Gogh. Vincent would often write to Theo and on various occasions he would write about the hardships of life, including the ways in which he was treated....   [tags: pot-impressionist painters]

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The Hilton Key Largo Resort

- OPERATING BUDGET An operating budget is a detailed projection of all estimated income and expenses based on forecasted sales revenue during a given period. The Hilton Key Largo Resort started its Fiscal Year on October 1, 2013 and continues until September 30, 2013. Hilton Worldwide, however, breaks down its Fiscal Year into four quarters: 1st Quarter (January 1 – March 31), 2nd Quarter (April 1 – June 30), 3rd Quarter (July 1 – September 30), and 4th Quarter/Year-End (October 1 – December 31)....   [tags: hospitality business analysis]

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History Of The United States

- There have been numerous many ups and downs thorough out the history of the United States; including economic and political dismay. Current society boasts that we are an advanced; yet, we have become reliant on everyone else doing and providing for us; 43,000,000 Americans on food stamps, even providing those basic things we require to survive are difficult. Is the whole prepper movement a position of paranoia or the foretelling of things to come. Prepping has been around for thousands of years; moreover, as Americans we have lost that ability, or drive, to make sure we have enough and don’t use up all the resources we have and rely on someone else to make us new ones....   [tags: Great Depression, Dust Bowl, Hurricane Katrina]

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I Have A Physical Scar

- My Scar I have a physical scar. If someone wants to know how I got that scar, I will tell my story about it. Two years ago in 2013, I was pregnant with my second child in January. I had really bad pregnancy sickness. During my pregnancy I went to the emergency room two times because of dehydration. At my eighteenth week ultra sound, the Doctor told me that I have a baby girl. My oldest child is a girl, too. I was so happy about the good news because I love girls. My husband also preferred having a baby girl....   [tags: Childbirth, Doctor, Pregnancy, Hospital]

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The Twelve Main Olympian Gods

- ... He made the first horse in greek mythology. He is very important to the Greek fishers and sailors. The fishers and sailors would pray to him so that he would keep their journey safe on the waters. The ancient greeks recognized Poseidon by his symbols which are the bull, fish, horse, dolphin, and the trident. In Greek mythology there is a war called the Trojan War between the city of Troy and Greece. One myth says that Poseidon built the tall borders all around Troy for their protection. Speaking of the Trojan War Aphrodite also played a big role in supporting Troy....   [tags: Greek mythology, Zeus, Hera, Twelve Olympians]

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The Censorship Debate

- The Censorship Debate Do words such as nigger, bitch, or ass offend you. The answer may seem clear cut, but our nation has been struggling with the issue of censorship almost since its conception. To many, the aforementioned words are a part of their everyday vocabulary; to others, they are vulgar and unacceptable. The issue of censorship is much more than just words. There have been huge controversies over the negative ideas and graphic nature of literature, music, and television....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]

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Wetlands Research Paper

- Wetlands When most people think of wetlands the first thing that will pop into their mind will be visions of swamps and flooded plains. These marshy lands would seem to have no purpose, while in reality they are the most precious form of ecosystem that we have in America. Wetlands contribute to biodiversity, clean water, flood control, and provide a habitat for millions of species of plants and animals. Even with all this wetlands still face mass destruction, much like the rain forests they are just as productive and face similar rates of devastation (Mitchell, J....   [tags: Research Paper fc]

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McDonalds: An American Icon

- The largest of the fast food companies have forever cemented themselves into the American culture and they are fully aware of that fact. Written on a McDonald’s paper tray liner is their statement to this knowledge; “I think about great memories from my past. Road Trips, friends, study breaks and lots of laughs. Anytime nostalgia sets in, I know it’s not too long before I’ll be going to McDonald’s for a Big Mac. Someday in the future, when I’m looking back at today, McDonald’s will still be there.” Since our future only holds visions of more and more fast-food restaurants springing up across the horizon, we need to learn where the best food is being served outside our own kitchen....   [tags: fast food, restaurant]

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Obesity and Fast Food

- Many people in the United States believe that if it weren’t for fast food restaurants, they would not be overweight. People have even sued McDonald’s for their weight problem. While fast food may be one of the contributors to the obesity epidemic, it surely doesn’t stand alone. There are many more reasons why people living in the United States are overweight. Some of these reasons include problems within the school systems, peer pressure, education, and even just where a person lives. It’s clear fast food restaurants are part of the problem; look around and you see that they are everywhere....   [tags: Obesity Epidemic]

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Home Remedies for Cysts

- Home Remedies for Cysts Cyst is a closed sac-like structure that occurs in the tissue. It may contain semi-solid materials, air or fluids. However once a cyst is formed, it may can go away on its own or can also be removed with the help of surgery. Cysts are small lumps that can appear on the neck, back or head. And the main occurrence of cysts is due to the blockage of oil glands. These are composed of sebum which is a semi solid matter. In some situation there may be some amount of painful oozing from the cysts....   [tags: Health]

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