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Benjamin Franklin - Scientist And Inventor
Benjamin Franklin - Scientist And Inventor
Benjamin Franklin - Scientist And Inventor Word Count: 2044 Benjamin Franklin has influenced American technology, and indirectly, lifestyles by using his proficiencies and intelligence to conduct numerous experiments, arrive at theories, and produce several inventions. Franklin\'s scientific and analytical mind enabled him to generate many long lasting achievements which contributed to the development and refinement of modern technology. Few national heroes, including George Washington and Thom
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Gabriel Garcia Marquez Word Count: 5965 Gabriel Gárcia Márquez Gabriel José García Márquez was born on March 6, 1928 in Aracataca, a town in Northern Colombia, where he was raised by his maternal grandparents in a house filled with countless aunts and the rumors of ghosts. But in order to get a better grasp on García Márquez\'s life, it helps to understand something first about both the history of Colombia and the unusual background of his family. Colombia Colombia won its independence from Spa
The Bubble Economy of Japan
The Bubble Economy of Japan
The Bubble Economy of Japan The Bubble Economy of Japan The Economy of Japan had experience a tremendous growth since the end of the Korean war. The growth of GNP in 1967 and 1968 was above 10 % (double digit growth period) which exceed countries such as Britain, France and Germany. The economy experienced a boost is due to many reasons, such as: enlargement of industrial facilities, massive adaptation of western technology and education, lower the military expense to 1% of GNP, relation with p
The Economy of Japan had experience a tremendous g
The Economy of Japan had experience a tremendous g
The Economy of Japan had experience a tremendous growth since the end of the Korean war. The growth of GNP in 1967 and 1968 was above 10 % (double digit growth period) which exceed countries such as Britain, France and Germany. The economy experienced a boost is due to many reasons, such as: enlargement of industrial facilities, massive adaptation of western technology and education, lower the military expense to 1% of GNP, relation with power nation, human resources and their spirit to achieve
Breast Implants
Breast Implants
Breast Implants Breast Implants One of the first uses of silicone in a medical implant came in the form of lifesaving tubes implanted into young children to funnel excess fluid from the brain into the chest cavity, where the fluid could be safely metabolized and excreted. Since these shunts were first used, in the late 1950s, silicone in various forms has come to be an important part of many implants. It is used in tracheotomy tubes, in artificial lenses for the eye, in artificial heart valv
How To Writing A Research Essay
How To Writing A Research Essay
How To Writing A Research Essay How To Writing A Research Essay The toughest part of the essay, for me, was taking all the information I had gained and reduce it to a mere few pages essay. After all, quality is better than quantity. I feel that if I shortened my essay, it would be weaker because I couldn\'t include everything that I had researched. This would mean that much of the time I spent and the information I had gathered in my research was going to waste. Reviewing the finished product,
Creative Story: The Golden Sock
Creative Story: The Golden Sock
Creative Story: The Golden Sock Creative Story: The Golden Sock Years after Odysseus came from his twenty year trip, Odysseus began to feel restless; he wanted to go on an adventure. He knew that his wife, Penelope would not agree to his decision to go seek the long stolen, golden sock. To many people, this may be any ordinary sock, but to Ithica, it was different. It was the sock worn on the first person to set foot on the land of Ithica. Odysseus finally decided to go on the journey to seek
The Odyssey
The Odyssey
The Odyssey The Odyssey The Odyssey was full of wonder, power, and surprises. It is packed with epic heroes, creatures, gods, and goddesses. The gods, goddesses, and creatures had supernatural powers that effected the lives of Odysseus, his crew, and his family. Their actions proved to be powerful, benificial, and deadly. The gods, godesses, and creatures in The Odyssey on many occations proved to be powerful. Zeus, leader of the gods, was a prime example of this. When, “Zeus the lord of cloud
Creative Writing: Friends Till the Very End
Creative Writing: Friends Till the Very End
Creative Writing: Friends Till the Very End Creative Writing: Friends Till the Very End By Nick Stuckey Rain clouds began to tear themselves away from the jagged peaks of the Koolau range and rays broke through the clouds and beat down on the muddy water of Pearl Bay. Bobby glanced toward them, but his mind was elsewhere. He paced back and forth along the isolated stretch of the narrow beach. Now and then he would kick at loose pebbles along the muddy grey shoreline. For the moment, Bobby was s
Book Report On Rebecca
Book Report On Rebecca
Book Report On Rebecca Word Count: 5263 NOVEL STUDY Section A - Background Information 1) In 1907, a popular writer named Daphne Du Maurier was born. She wrote her first novel, Loving Spirit, in 1931. Other novels that Du Maurier wrote were Rule Britannia, My Cousin Rachel, The King’s General. The Scapegoat, Jamaican Inn and many more. Margaret Forester held high praises for Du Maurier. Forester had said, No other popular writer Du Maurier} has so triumphantly defied classification… She satisfi
One of the first uses of silicone in a medical imp
One of the first uses of silicone in a medical imp
One of the first uses of silicone in a medical implant came in the form of lifesaving tubes implanted into young children to funnel excess fluid from the brain into the chest cavity, where the fluid could be safely metabolized and excreted. Since these shunts were first used, in the late 1950s, silicone in various forms has come to be an important part of many implants. It is used in tracheotomy tubes, in artificial lenses for the eye, in artificial heart valves and in facial implants for bi
Friends till the Very End
Friends till the Very End
Friends till the Very End Rain clouds began to tear themselves away from the jagged peaks of the Koolau range and rays broke through the clouds and beat down on the muddy water of Pearl Bay. Bobby glanced toward them, but his mind was elsewhere. He paced back and forth along the isolated stretch of the narrow beach. Now and then he would kick at loose pebbles along the muddy grey shoreline. For the moment, Bobby was still in his private world, consisting of little more than a strip of mud flat
RESEARCH ESSAY
RESEARCH ESSAY
RESEARCH ESSAY The toughest part of the essay, for me, was taking all the information I had gained and reduce it to a mere few pages essay. After all, quality is better than quantity. I feel that if I shortened my essay, it would be weaker because I couldn\'t include everything that I had researched. This would mean that much of the time I spent and the information I had gathered in my research was going to waste. Reviewing the finished product, I realized that my shortened essay did in by half
The Golden Sock
The Golden Sock
The Golden Sock Years after Odysseus came from his twenty year trip, Odysseus began to feel restless; he wanted to go on an adventure. He knew that his wife, Penelope would not agree to his decision to go seek the long stolen, golden sock. To many people, this may be any ordinary sock, but to Ithica, it was different. It was the sock worn on the first person to set foot on the land of Ithica. Odysseus finally decided to go on the journey to seek the golden sock. He snuck away leaving Penelo
OIL CHANGING MADE EASY
OIL CHANGING MADE EASY
OIL CHANGING MADE EASY By Steven Scoleri Changing the oil in your car every three thousand miles is about the single most important maintenance item you can do for your automobile. It\'s really very easy, takes about forty minutes, saves money and hassle over taking the car to someone else, and you have the satisfaction of knowing it was done correctly. WHAT YOU\'LL NEED * Oil drain pan * Ratchet drive (3/8 is a good size) * 3 ratchet extension * A 3/8 driven socket (proper size obtained fro
There is always room for pie.
There is always room for pie.
There is always room for pie. Word Count: 1679 There Is Always Room For Pie Throughout my life my parents have always taught me that a child is a product of its environment. As time has passed and I have grown older and observed the people around me I have seen this fact become more evident. I believe that no one person can mimic another’s actions or behaviors so precisely that they become identical. A person’s personality seems to be an infinitely large empty pie plate. The actions or behavior
THE ODYSSEY
THE ODYSSEY
THE ODYSSEY The Odyssey was full of wonder, power, and surprises. It is packed with epic heroes, creatures, gods, and goddesses. The gods, goddesses, and creatures had supernatural powers that effected the lives of Odysseus, his crew, and his family. Their actions proved to be powerful, benificial, and deadly. The gods, godesses, and creatures in The Odyssey on many occations proved to be powerful. Zeus, leader of the gods, was a prime example of this. When, “Zeus the lord of cloud roused in th
The Relationships Between Quaker, The Company, and
The Relationships Between Quaker, The Company, and
The Relationships Between Quaker, The Company, and Semiotics The Relationships Between Quaker, The Company, and Semiotics KOREY SHIENFIELD CS100 1/9/97 For my presentation I have looked at one of Peterborough\'s oldest and biggest manufacturer, The Quaker company. More specifically the outside and inside of the building. As I was driving towards the building I thought, what was so significant about the Quaker building and how could a picture of a Quaker be so significant in today\'s culture. I
The Ear and Hearing Loss
The Ear and Hearing Loss
The Ear and Hearing Loss The Ear and Hearing Loss The ear is the organ of hearing and balance in vertebrates. The ear converts sound waves in the air, to nerve impulses which are sent to the brain, where the brain interprets them as sounds instead of vibrations. The innermost part of the ear maintains equilibrium or balance. The vestibular apparatus contains semicircular canals which in turn balance you. Any movement by the head, and this apparatus sends a signal to the brain so that your refle
Holograms
Holograms
Holograms Holograms Toss a pebble in a pond -see the ripples? Now drop two pebbles close together. Look at what happens when the two sets of waves combine -you get a new wave! When a crest and a trough meet, they cancel out and the water goes flat. When two crests meet, they produce one, bigger crest. When two troughs collide, they make a single, deeper trough. Believe it or not, you\'ve just found a key to understanding how a hologram works. But what do waves in a pond have to do with those am
What Are The Major Components of Biological Membra
What Are The Major Components of Biological Membra
What Are The Major Components of Biological Membranes And How Do They Contribute To Membrane Function?. What Are The Major Components of Biological Membranes And How Do They Contribute To Membrane Function?. Summary. The role of the biological membrane has proved to be vital in countless mechanisms necessary to a cells survival. The phospholipid bilayer performs the simpler functions such as compartmentation, protection and osmoregulation. The proteins perform a wider range of functions such as
Acid Base Extraction
Acid Base Extraction
Acid Base Extraction Acid Base Extraction The purpose of this laboratory assignment was two-fold, first, we were to demonstrate the extraction of acids and bases, finally, determining what unknowns were present. Second, we were to extract caffeine from tea. These two assignment will be documented in two separate entities. Introduction: Acid/base extraction involves carrying out simple acid/base reactions in order to separate strong organic acids, weak organic acids neutral organic compounds and
Asymmetric Epoxidation of Dihydronaphthalene with
Asymmetric Epoxidation of Dihydronaphthalene with
Asymmetric Epoxidation of Dihydronaphthalene with a Synthesized Jacobsen\'s Catalyst Asymmetric Epoxidation of Dihydronaphthalene with a Synthesized Jacobsen\'s Catalyst Justin Lindsey 12/08/96 Chem 250 GG Professor Tim Hoyt TA: Andrea Egans Abstract. 1,2 diaminocyclohexane was reacted with L-(+)-tartaric acid to yield (R,R)-1,2-diaminocyclohexane mono-(+)-tartrate salt. The tartrate salt was then reacted with potassium carbonate and 3,5-di-tert-butylsalicylaldehyde to yield (R,R)-N,N\'-Bis(3,5
Black Widow Spiders
Black Widow Spiders
Black Widow Spiders Word Count: 2478 Adult black widow spiders have a shiny, black, rounded, circular abdomen and are about 1/3 inch long (about 1-1/2 inches when their legs are spread). Adult spiders have two reddish or yellowish triangles on their bottom which looks like an hourglass marking, and their body color is dark colored usually black or sometimes dark brown. They are usually recognized because of their red or red-orange hourglass design on the bottom of their abdomen. This pattern is
Holograms
Holograms
Holograms Word Count: 940 Toss a pebble in a pond -see the ripples? Now drop two pebbles close together. Look at what happens when the two sets of waves combine -you get a new wave! When a crest and a trough meet, they cancel out and the water goes flat. When two crests meet, they produce one, bigger crest. When two troughs collide, they make a single, deeper trough. Believe it or not, you\'ve just found a key to understanding how a hologram works. But what do waves in a pond have to do with th
Tornados
Tornados
Tornados Word Count: 985 “Dorothy lived with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry on a small farm in Kansas. Their tiny house stood alone on a large, flat prairie. Dorothy had only one friend, her dog Toto. He was a small black dog who loved to jump and play. One day while Dorothy and Toto were playing, they heard the awful sound of a storm. The wind roared and the dust blew smoky circles in the air. Dorothy was frightened. Uncle Henry stopped working and shouted, ‘There’s a cyclone coming, run for the
Black Friday: Tornado in Canada
Black Friday: Tornado in Canada
Black Friday: Tornado in Canada Black Friday: Tornado in Canada The roof was caving in and I thought I was going to die. It was like your worst nightmare! said Mary Grandish. Most people think they will die when they see,or hear of a tornado heading their way. Although all the details of the formation of a tornado are not yet understood, it is known that tornados are the result of great instability in the atmosphere and often appear during severe thunderstorms (see appendix #1 for a scientifi
Abouts On The Great Depression
Abouts On The Great Depression
Abouts On The Great Depression Abouts On The Great Depression To my amazement the Great Depression serves as a natural debating point that justifies or refutes various economic policies. The Great Depression and the New Deal are complex topics that are open to many interpretations. The Great Depression was the worst economic slump ever in U.S. history, and one which spread to virtually all of the industrialized world. Seeing the order in which events actually occurred dispels many myths abo
Economic Consequences of Software Crime
Economic Consequences of Software Crime
Economic Consequences of Software Crime Word Count: 3865 Economic Consequences of Software Crime In 1996 worldwide illegal copying of domestic and international software cost $15.2 billion to the software industry, with a loss of $5.1 billion in the North America alone. Some sources put the total up-to-date losses, due to software crime, as high as $4.7 trillion. On the next page is a regional breakdown of software piracy losses for 1994. Estimates show that over 40 percent of North American so
To my amazement the Great Depression serves as a n
To my amazement the Great Depression serves as a n
To my amazement the Great Depression serves as a natural debating point that justifies or refutes various economic policies. The Great Depression and the New Deal are complex topics that are open to many interpretations. The Great Depression was the worst economic slump ever in U.S. history, and one which spread to virtually all of the industrialized world. Seeing the order in which events actually occurred dispels many myths about the Great Depression. One of the greatest of these myths is
White Collar Crime vs. Street Crime
White Collar Crime vs. Street Crime
White Collar Crime vs. Street Crime White Collar Crime vs. Street Crime One problem that plagues our society is crime. Crime is all around us in our everyday lives. Daily we hear of murders, robberies, and rapes. These are categorized as street crimes. For many people, such crimes are the only tragic crimes, the ones that are senseless and preventable. In Finsterbusch\'s book, Taking Sides, another variety of crime is exposed. This other form of crime is white collar crime. Both have vict
One problem that plagues our society is crime. Cri
One problem that plagues our society is crime. Cri
One problem that plagues our society is crime. Crime is all around us in our everyday lives. Daily we hear of murders, robberies, and rapes. These are categorized as street crimes. For many people, such crimes are the only tragic crimes, the ones that are senseless and preventable. In Finsterbusch\'s book, Taking Sides, another variety of crime is exposed. This other form of crime is white collar crime. Both have victims, and the effects of both can be devastating to the individuals invol
Movie: Disaster at Hillsborough
Movie: Disaster at Hillsborough
Movie: Disaster at Hillsborough Movie: Disaster at Hillsborough Summary The movie Disaster at Hillsborough showed the complexity of a stampede. From the build-up of people outside the gate, to the disaster that ended in the death of 95 people. The film started out outside the stadium where 95 people died at a soccer game. The stadium was not equipped for the masses of people to show up all at the same place at the same time. According to the officer interviewed there was no plan in case of an
Classless America
Classless America
Classless America Word Count: 1431 The myth of a classless American society coupled with social stratification impedes race relations in the U.S. far more than any racial differences. The never ending struggle of the have-nots to become one of the haves produces a frustration and feeling of oppression that acts as a catalyst for spawning racial tensions. Minorities see the majority of wealth in the hands of the white population and feel that the wealth is unevenly distributed. Whites hear of go
Economic Consequences of Software Crime
Economic Consequences of Software Crime
Economic Consequences of Software Crime Word Count: 3865 Economic Consequences of Software Crime In 1996 worldwide illegal copying of domestic and international software cost $15.2 billion to the software industry, with a loss of $5.1 billion in the North America alone. Some sources put the total up-to-date losses, due to software crime, as high as $4.7 trillion. On the next page is a regional breakdown of software piracy losses for 1994. Estimates show that over 40 percent of North American so
Software Licensing
Software Licensing
Software Licensing Word Count: 4292 In 1993 worldwide illegal copying of domestic and international software cost $12.5 billion to the software industry, with a loss of $2.2 billion in the United States alone. Estimates show that over 40 percent of U.S. software company revenues are generated overseas, yet nearly 85 percent of the software industry\'s piracy losses occurred outside of the United States borders. The Software Publishers Association indicated that approximately 35 percent of the b
What is Fascism and Why does it Emerge?
What is Fascism and Why does it Emerge?
What is Fascism and Why does it Emerge? What is Fascism and Why does it Emerge? The purpose of this essay is to explain what fascism is and why it emerges. Fascism is a political ideology that consists of an all powering totalitarian government, which has total control of the people, the nation and the economy. The fascist economic system creates an upper class for the owning/ruling class and leaves the working class in a lower state who in turn produce for the elite. To justify themselves as b
The Secrets of the Lusitania
The Secrets of the Lusitania
The Secrets of the Lusitania Word Count: 1551 The American owner of the ill-fated Lusitania is planning to explore and hopefully salvage the liner, sunk off the south-west coast of Ireland on May 7, 1915, killing 1,198 people. The Lusitania is probably the most important shipwreck that hasn\'t been investigated in any detail so far, says Gregg Bemis. And although there are striking similarities between the Lusitania and the Titanic, recently the subject of a major movie, Bemis believes that the
Psychology
Psychology
Psychology Psychology INTRODUCTION The study of the way people think and behave is called psychology. The field of psychology has a number of sub-disciplines devoted to the study of the different levels and contexts of human thought and behavior. Social psychology, for example, deals with human thought and action in a social context, while physiological psychology is concerned with thought and behavior at the level of neurology. Another division of psychology, comparative psychology compares th
Newtonian Absolute Space
Newtonian Absolute Space
Newtonian Absolute Space Word Count: 1737 Newtonian Absolute Space When Newton proposed his axioms describing fundamental laws of physics, he insisted on the necessity of absolute space to a completed theory of mechanics. Absolute space can be best described as not-relationally-dependent space. Newton purports that there is something more to space than just being a vessel to conceptualize positional differences between specific bodies; he claims that there is some objective truth to space -- th
Hydrologic Cycle
Hydrologic Cycle
Hydrologic Cycle Word Count: 772 HYDROLOGIC CYCLE The hydrologic cycle is a constant movement of water above, on, and below the earth\'s surface. It is a cycle that replenishes ground water supplies. It begins as water vaporizes into the atmosphere from vegetation, soil, lakes, rivers, snowfields and oceans-a process called evapotranspiration. As the water vapor rises it condenses to form clouds that return water to the land through precipitation: rain, snow, or hail. Precipitation falls on the
Volcano Mount Vesuvius
Volcano Mount Vesuvius
Volcano Mount Vesuvius Word Count: 3757 Mount Vesuvius is a volcano located in southern Italy, near the bay of Naples and the city of Naples. It is the only active volcano on the European mainland. Vesuvius rises to a height of 1277 m (4190 ft). Vesuvio (Vesuvius) is probably the most famous volcano on earth, and is one of the most dangerous. Mount Vesuvius is a strato-volcano consisting of a volcanic cone (Gran Cono) that was built within a summit caldera (Mount Somma). The Somma-Vesuvius comp
Spiders
Spiders
Spiders Spiders My essay is on spiders. I have chosen a few spiders to report about. I also have some basic info about spiders in general. Spiders comprise a large, widespread group of carnivorous arthropods. They have eight legs, can produce silk, and usually have poison glands associated with fangs. More than 30,000 species of spiders are found on every continent except Antarctica in almost every kind of terrestrial habitat and a few aquatic ones as well. Spiders range in body size from about
Kidneys
Kidneys
Kidneys Kidneys In vertebrates, kidneys are the two major organs of excretion. Excess water, toxic waste products of metabolism such as urea, uric acid, and inorganic salts are disposed of by kidneys in the form of urine. Kidneys are also largely responsible for maintaining the water balance of the body and the pH of the blood. Kidneys play important roles in other bodily functions, such as releasing the erythropoietin protein, and helping to control blood pressure. Kidneys are paired, reddish-
Software Piracy: A Big Crime With Big Consequences
Software Piracy: A Big Crime With Big Consequences
Software Piracy: A Big Crime With Big Consequences Software Piracy: A Big Crime With Big Consequences Imaging for a moment that you come across an advertisement saying you can meet up with an individual who will break into a store, disarm all of the alarms and will hold the door open for you as you walk inside and take anything you wish. This criminal offence occurs every day on computer systems around the world including the internet. This is a very serious problem and is very difficult to cir
INTERNET BANKING
INTERNET BANKING
INTERNET BANKING internet banking Executive Summary The sales potential of the Internet has garnered more attention lately as banks - including the nation\'s two largest, Chase Manhattan Bank and Citibank - migrate from static, informational Web sites to those with account access and/or transactional functionality. Transactions give customers a reason to visit the sites regularly and, in the process, see the bank\'s brand as well as postings on its products and services, according to bank execu
Internet Banking: A Reliable Way to Manage Finance
Internet Banking: A Reliable Way to Manage Finance
Internet Banking: A Reliable Way to Manage Finances Internet Banking: A Reliable Way to Manage Finances Introduction Banking      A bank is an institution that deals in money.  Banks draw surplus money from the people who are not using it at the time, and lend to those who are in a position to use it for productive purposes (Dewett and Chand, 449).  Banks are commercial enterprises seeking to earn profits for their owners.  One major function of banks is to provide checking accounts to their cu