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  • The Article Was Written By Dawn Stover, In January 2001 The Tile - 250 words
    The article was written by Dawn Stover, In January 2001. The tile of this article is called Ancient Asteroid. I found this article at http://popsci.com/scitech/news/010219.s.html. This article is about How Astronomers had thought that the asteroid 433 Eros might have been a flying pile of rubble, but now after looking over the images and the millions of measurements taken by the earth Astroid near the shoemaker spacecraft the scientist say that Eros is a "consolidated" asteroid, witch is a solid object. However Eros never separated to the distinct crust, mantle, nor core. Cause of the low level on the aluminum detected on Eros, The scientist at John Hopkins University Appiled Physics Laborat ...
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  • A Cultural Study Of Childbirth In Rural Mexico - 1,567 words
    A Cultural Study of Childbirth in Rural Mexico Outline I. make up of a typical home A. living arrangements B. layout of the home II. starting a family A. new home B. becoming pregnant III. child birth A. midwife B. birth setting C. prenatal care D. birth of the child E. postpartum IV. conclusions The rural Mexican culture is made up of many small towns and villages. The social connections among adults in theses areas are relatively intimate because many of these areas are endoga mous communities. Most newly married couples live with the man's parents until they are financially stable enough to purchase land of their own to build on. Though it is less common the couple may decide to live with ...
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  • Alighieri, Dante The Divine Comedy - 1,760 words
    Alighieri, Dante The Divine Comedy The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (1265 - 1321) Type of Work: Allegorical religious poem Setting Hell, Purgatory and Paradise; A.D. 1300 Principal Characters Dante, the Pilgrim Virgil, the Poet, and Dante's guide Beatrice, Dante's womanly ideal and religious inspiration Story Overview Prologue: Dante, realizing he has strayed from the "true way,. into worldliness, tells of a vision where he travels through all the levels of Hell, up the mount of Purgatory, and finally through the realms of Paradise, where he is allowed a brief glimpse of God. The traveler sets out on the night before Good Friday, and finds himself in the middle of a dark wood. There he e ...
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  • Benhur: A Tale Of Christ By Lew Wallace 1827 1905 - 1,826 words
    Ben-Hur: A Tale of Christ by Lew Wallace (1827 - 1905) Ben-Hur: A Tale of Christ by Lew Wallace (1827 - 1905) Type of Work: Historical romantic fiction Setting Judea and Rome; during the time of Jesus Christ Principal Characters Judah Bur-Hur, a Jew Ben-Hur's mother and sister Tirzah Messala, a Roman citizen; Judah's childhood friend, and later hated enemy Arrius, a Roman commander Simonides, an aged Hur servant Mallach, Simonides' servant Story Overveiw (The tale begins with an account of Jesus humble birth, the adoration of the infant by three sages from the East, and the child's delivery from the hands of King Herod.) Several years following Jesus' birth, Judah Ben-Hur was one day on the ...
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  • Blithe Spirit - 499 words
    Blithe Spirit Frankly, I was amazed by the set of Blithe Spirit. I am not sure whether it was because I had a hand in building it and all of the skills I acquired in doing so or just the fact that it was a great set. Either way I was extremely impressed. Seeing the set from the front, back, and even above gave me a wider scope of how it worked and how it was put together. I paid special attention to two main aspects of the set; the making and the small intricacies of it. Everything was accounted for when it came to masking. Places to dress privately in the wings, carpet on the stairs and tape on the doors, hard and soft tormentors and the traveling blacks were all used together to mask both ...
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  • Castles - 1,215 words
    Castles Whether on the mote, inside the walls of the keep, or as a separate building, the living space of a castle were very basic. The hall, was a large one room structure with a loft ceiling, the hall was sometimes on the 1st floor, but sometimes it was raised to the second story for greater security. Early halls were ailed like a church, with rows of wooden posts or stone pillars supporting the timber roof. Windows had wooden shutters held on by an iron bar, but in the 11th and 12th centuries were rarely glazed. By the 13th century a king or great baron might have colored glass in some of his windows. In a ground floor hall the floor was packed dirt, stone or plaster, when the hall was el ...
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  • Chaucer - 1,706 words
    Chaucer Lawrence Seitz Mitchum English 12 CP April 13, 2000 Geoffrey Chaucer: The Beginning of English Literature Geoffrey Chaucer's world was the Europe of the fourteenth century. It was not rich or poor, happy or sad. Rather, it was the intermingling of these, a mixture of splendor and poverty , displaying both worldly desire and spiritual purity. Chaucer's literary works broke away from conformity and set the stage for the beginning of English literature. His travels through it, mostly on the King's business, or civil service, shaped his writing, offering the readers of today a brief glimpse into the world in which he lived. Chaucer lived from approximately 1340 to 1400. The world in whic ...
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  • Chaucer - 1,706 words
    ... rence Seitz Mitchum English 12 CP April 13, 2000 Geoffrey Chaucer: The Beginning of English Literature Geoffrey Chaucer's world was the Europe of the fourteenth century. It was not rich or poor, happy or sad. Rather, it was the intermingling of these, a mixture of splendor and poverty , displaying both worldly desire and spiritual purity. Chaucer's literary works broke away from conformity and set the stage for the beginning of English literature. His travels through it, mostly on the King's business, or civil service, shaped his writing, offering the readers of today a brief glimpse into the world in which he lived. Chaucer lived from approximately 1340 to 1400. The world in which he li ...
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  • Childhood Obesity - 1,051 words
    Childhood Obesity In today's society childhood obesity is considered to be an epidemic. The increase in obesity is not caused by the change in the gene pool, but rather by the change in the environment. This causes vulnerable populations to express the obesity phenotype (Stune, 1999). One in seven children ages 6-17 are considered to be obese. Most nutritionists will say that this is do to the lack of parental guidance. A child's parents should teach their child proper eating habits so that they won't run across problems in the future (Tomlin, 1999). According to the article Facts about childhood Obesity and Overweightness, obese children are statistically not active, and their diets are hig ...
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  • Corcordancing In The Cop And The Anthem - 1,553 words
    Corcordancing In The Cop And The Anthem Concordancing in The Cop and The Anthem A concordancer is one of the simplest but , at the same time, most powerful tools to elicit certain types of information-in a quick and effective way- from the diverse corpora available nowadays. Concordancers have been widely used in linguistics, above all in text-type studies which rely on quantitative analysis. There have been significant development in corpus linguistics during recent years. Yet linguistics is not the only field where concordancers may prove useful. Literary criticism might also be benefited from it. This paper argues for the use of concordances to literary texts. As an extremely powerful hyp ...
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  • Creative Essay: Boy Loses His Parents - 1,679 words
    Creative Essay: Boy Loses His Parents "Hello?" "Martin, it's Bob. Angela was in a car accident last night..." "Oh my God! Is it serious?" "Yes, it's pretty serious. She's still unconscious. Hey listen, buddy, I have to go out of town for a while and I was wondering if you could call the hospital every once in a while because apparently somebody she knows should be around after she wakes up. It sounds kind of silly to me but..." "I'm leaving right now." "Do what you want, Martin. Why don't you get some more sleep; after all it's three in the morning. I've got to go- my plane leaves in an hour. Thanks so much for bailing me out at such short notice, old pal." "Hey no problem, buddy, it's only ...
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  • Creative Essay: Boy Loses His Parents - 1,679 words
    Creative Essay: Boy Loses His Parents "Hello?" "Martin, it's Bob. Angela was in a car accident last night..." "Oh my God! Is it serious?" "Yes, it's pretty serious. She's still unconscious. Hey listen, buddy, I have to go out of town for a while and I was wondering if you could call the hospital every once in a while because apparently somebody she knows should be around after she wakes up. It sounds kind of silly to me but..." "I'm leaving right now." "Do what you want, Martin. Why don't you get some more sleep; after all it's three in the morning. I've got to go- my plane leaves in an hour. Thanks so much for bailing me out at such short notice, old pal." "Hey no problem, buddy, it's only ...
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  • David Hume - 2,175 words
    David Hume "I was from the beginning scandalised, I must own, with this resemblance between the Deity and human creatures." --Philo David Hume wrote much about the subject of religion, much of it negative. In this paper we shall attempt to follow Hume's arguments against Deism as Someone knowable from the wake He allegedly makes as He passes. This kind of Deism he lays to rest. Then, digging deeper, we shall try our hand at a critique of his critique of religion, of resurrecting a natural belief in God. Finally, if there's anything Hume would like to say as a final rejoinder, we shall let him have his last word and call the matter closed. To allege the occurrence of order in creation, purpos ...
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  • Geoffrey Chaucer - 1,713 words
    Geoffrey Chaucer annon ...I think some of Chaucer belongs to his time and that much of that time is dead, extinct, and never to be made alive again. What was alive in it, lives through him... --John Masefield Geoffrey Chaucers world was the Europe of the fourteenth century. It was neither rich or poor, happy nor sad. Rather, it was the intermingling of these, a mixture of splendor and poverty, displaying both worldly desire and spiritual purity. Chaucers travels through it, mostly on the Kings business, or civil service, shaped his writing, offering the readers of today a brief glimpse into the world in which he lived. Chaucer lived from approximately AD 1340 to 1400. The world in which he l ...
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  • Great Shah Abbas And His Buildings In Isfahan - 893 words
    Great Shah Abbas And His Buildings In Isfahan The Great Shah Abbas and His Buildings in Isfahan The Great Shah Abbas I reigned from 1588-1629. He was a ruler who relocated the capital from Saljuq to Isfahan, in the center of the country. This was his attempt to centralize political and religious authority, develop capital, and institute Safavid Iran as a world power, both economically and politically. Shah Abbas began his renovations with the transformation of the little Timurid palace into the Ali Qapu, or 'sublime port' an entrance to the royal gardens. Abbas made it his headquarters while his architects began the creation, under his direction and often under his personal supervision, of h ...
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  • History Cheat Note - 1,664 words
    ... heel, papermaking, blocking printing, and specialized textile weaving. The caliph was the supreme religious and civil head of the Muslim world. He was primarily the military chief and a judge. The chief administrator was primarily the judge and his task was to see that the faithful lived according to the lad of the Koran. The Koran helped preserve the family by encouraging the people to marry and for men to support their wives. The position of women depended on their social class and the period of society in which they lived in. 26. The Greek embraced the Islamic culture with their achievements that the Arabs wanted to preserve. Scholars translated many great Geek authors and were especi ...
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  • Housing In India And China - 1,168 words
    Housing In India And China Housing in China China is by far the most populated country in the world. With billions of people China has many different way in which they are housed. From farm villages to gigantic cities the Chinese all need a place to live. Like the other countries in this paper China is mostly rural countryside where farmers grow everything from rice to wheat. With the exception of it's mountains and hills, the overwhelming majority of Chinese settlements are rural compact villages. The formation of these villages are caused by it water source, population and in earlier years, defense. Live in these villages are very simple and have not changed for centuries. Even with popula ...
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  • Hypothesis Enzymes - 1,392 words
    Hypothesis Enzymes Hypothesis Enzymes such as Catalase are large protein molecules that are found in living cells. They are used to speed up specific reactions in the cells. They are all specific as each enzyme just performs one particular reaction. In their globular structure, one or more polypeptide chains twist and fold, bringing together a small number of amino acids to form the active site, or the location on the enzyme where the substrate binds and the reaction takes place. Enzyme and substrate fail to join together if their shapes do not match exactly. This ensures that the enzyme does not participate in the wrong reaction. The enzyme itself is unaffected by the reaction. When the pro ...
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  • Japanese Gardens - 1,223 words
    ... the strict precision of Zen culture in addition to its simplicity and refinement. These ideals led to the Zen garden. These gardens served a completely different purpose than their earlier counterparts. There was a shift back to an emphasis on looking rather than using. These gardens were used specifically as aids to a deeper understanding of Zen conceptsthese gardens were not an end in themselvesbut a trigger to contemplation and meditation (Davidson, p.22). Unlike the Golden Pavilion, the Zen gardens were not meant for viewers to physically interact with, but instead as visual stimulus in the meditative processa spiritual aid. Ryoanji, at the Daiju-in Temple in Kyoto (1488-1499) is on ...
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  • Kobe Earthquake - 1,064 words
    Kobe Earthquake An earthquake is defined as a shaking or trembling of the earth that is volcanic or tectonic in origin. In the case of the Great Hyogo (Hanshin) earthquake of Kobe, Japan it is tectonic in origin. This devastating earthquake which occurred on the 17th of January at 5:46 a.m measured at a whopping 7 (7.2) on the Richter scale. This was the largest recorded earthquake to ever hit Japan. According to the Japan Meteorological its epicentre was in 34.6 north and 135.0 east in the northern tip of Awaji Island with a focal depth of 14 km. According to the results of the recorded in 24 observation centre, the fracture which triggered the earthquake was happened inside the Nojima Faul ...
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