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World War I Powers
World War I Powers
World War I Powers During World War I many different types of weapons were utilized by both the Allied and Central powers. Some were variations on older models of weaponry, and others were totally new inventions created to aid in the wartime effort. Most of the new weapons were used as killing machines in trench warfare, which was practiced during World War I, while others were employed as tools of espionage, scouting land areas, or air and sea warfare. Communication also played a major role in
Between The Forest and Greed
Between The Forest and Greed
Between The Forest and Greed Within the past decade there has been a rising environmentally conscious movement. The spectrum of issues in contention by environmentalism has expanded virulently and is reaching its zenith. Public dissatisfaction with the environmental movement is forming, as the movement has taken the fight for the environment too far. Donella Meadows is an environmentalist who has yet to fully think about the issue she is arguing. In her piece Not Seeing the Forest for the Dol
Estuaries
Estuaries
Estuaries An estuary is a coastal area where fresh water from rivers and streams mixes with salt water from the ocean. Many bays, sounds, and lagoons along coasts are estuaries. Portions of rivers and streams connected to estuaries are also considered part of the estuary. The land area from which fresh water drains into the estuary is its watershed. Estuaries come in all shapes and sizes, each unique to their location and climate. Bays, sounds, marshes, swamps, inlets, and sloughs are all exampl
Photography is a technique of producing permanent images on sensitized
Photography is a technique of producing permanent images on sensitized
Photography is a technique of producing permanent images on sensitized surfaces by means of the photochemical action of light or other forms of radiant energy. In today's society, photography plays important roles as an information medium, as a tool in science and technology, and as an art form, and it is also a popular hobby. It is essential at every level of business and industry, being used in advertising, documentation, photojournalism, and many other ways. Scientific research, ranging from
An Aircraft Crash at TSTC
An Aircraft Crash at TSTC
An Aircraft Crash at T.S.T.C A short flight from Fort Hood to T.S.T.C ended with an extraordinary turn of events, that will never be forgotten. The aircraft's landing gear retracted on landing, causing minor damage to the airframe, the loss of an engine, and eventually the demise of the aircraft. As the main gear struck the ground, the aircraft was in perfect position for landing. The nose of the aircraft was high, so it could be eased, gently to the ground. The nose was coming down slowly, but
This story starts off with the Dorking Drama Group who are making a pl
This story starts off with the Dorking Drama Group who are making a pl
This story starts off with the Dorking Drama Group who are making a play everything is going well until gruesome accidents start happening but the group ignores it until a prop falls down and kills someone. The police do a investigation but conclude that it was a accident so the play goes on, but everybody is convinced it was foul play and everyone in the drama group is a suspect. The cast members start investigating the murder by themselves and everybody starts turning against each other. In t
INTERNAL-COMBUSTION ENGINE
INTERNAL-COMBUSTION ENGINE
INTERNAL-COMBUSTION ENGINE INTRODUCTION Internal Combustion Engine, a heat engine in which the fuel is burned ( that is, united with oxygen ) within the confining space of the engine itself. This burning process releases large amounts of energy, which are transformed into work through the mechanism of the engine. This type of engine different from the steam engine, which process with an external combustion engine that fuel burned apart from the engine. The principal types of internal combustion
You think you know a person You think you know them right up until the
You think you know a person You think you know them right up until the
You think you know a person. You think you know them, right up until the day they come out and tell you about all their deep, dark secrets and this whole other life they've been leading that you never even knew about. At least, that was the case with my good friend, Lyle Lawrence Kingly. My name, for the information of the curious, is Niles Jameson. I knew Lyle Kingly for a good many years and was actually an associate of his for a short time. We eventually went our separate ways, I pursuing my
Instant
Instant
Instant I'll always remember Instant. That was the nickname the men had tacked onto the muscled giant that wielded the M60 in my unit. Instant was short for Instant Death. And I'll always remember the first time I saw Instant in action. I was a new Lieutenant assigned to Vietnam. Back then, the Army didn't try to develop any team spirit within the corps; men were rotated frequently before any friendships developed. Consequently, my men were a group of strangers united only by the need to
The Missed Fly Ball
The Missed Fly Ball
The Missed Fly Ball Final Draft It was only a fly ball, but I missed it. I missed a fly ball in the final baseball game my 3rd grade year . It was a beautiful day, a few clouds covering the extremely blue summer sky. It was very hot. I remember this because of the tremendous amount of sweat that would run down my face while I stood out in right field. When I heard that crack of the bat, all I could hope for was that the ball would not come my direction. I have never had good luck, so the ball w
The white-haired doctor with the blood-stained coat and pants smiled m
The white-haired doctor with the blood-stained coat and pants smiled m
The white-haired doctor with the blood-stained coat and pants smiled maliciously as he brought the razor to his waiting patient's face. Now please answer me honestly this time, Mr. Beckett, he said. I have been in this profession for over thirteen years, and I take pleasure in receiving input from clients. It helps me to know what hurts and what does not. Kind of keeps me ahead of the competition, I guess you could say. His patient nodded solemn acquiescence, shutting his eyes hard and biti
I used to work for the FBI in the Portland office It was my childhood
I used to work for the FBI in the Portland office It was my childhood
I used to work for the F.B.I., in the Portland office. It was my childhood dream to be the one who gets the bad guy. My fiftieth birthday was in just three months. I had a wife and three children, still do, and the same job I’d had since my graduation from Quantico. We were living just outside Portland. My oldest son, John jr., was in his third year at Washington. The twins were high school seniors at this time and my pride and joy, daddy’s little girls. Carolyn and I had celebrated our twenty-
There is no avoiding war it can only be postponed Machiavelli Indeed
There is no avoiding war it can only be postponed Machiavelli Indeed
There is no avoiding war; it can only be postponed... (Machiavelli) Indeed, this is true, as war has been a part of human culture since the beginning of time. Battles will be fought and wars will wage on; there is nothing that can be done. No matter how many pacts are signed, no matter how extraordinary the leader is, and no matter what race or religion, fighting is as unavoidable as the plague. The Renaissance brought tremendous enlightenment and development across Europe. Individuals were b
Normadic Herding-Sami
Normadic Herding-Sami
Normadic Herding-Sami In the Lands of the Midnight Sun lives the Sami, formerly called the Lapps by the Scandinavians, are the indigenous people of the far north of Finland, Sweden, Norway and Russia. Their language is Finno-Ugric, related to Finnish and Hungarian. The Sami people's traditional, semi-nomadic subsistence ways include reindeer herding and fishing and hunting. Their clothing, handicrafts and music are distinctive. The Sami are thought to descent from a people who reached Finland a
ANGINA PECTORIS
ANGINA PECTORIS
ANGINA PECTORIS ANGINA PECTORIS Submitted by: Course: SBI OAO To: Date: CONTENTS 3 Introduction 4 The Human Heart 5 Symptoms of Coronary Heart Disease 5 Heart Attack 5 Sudden Death 5 Angina 6 Angina Pectoris 6 Signs and Symptoms 7 Different Forms of Angina 8 Causes of Angina 9 Atherosclerosis 9 Plaque 10 Lipoproteins 10 Lipoproteins and Atheroma 11 Risk Factors 11 Family History 11 Diabetes 11 Hypertension 11 Cholesterol 12 Smoking 12 Multiple Risk Factors 13 Diagnosis 14 Drug Treatment 14 Nitra
Popes use of Epic Conventions
Popes use of Epic Conventions
Pope’s use of Epic Conventions Narrative English ENG110Y1Y October 2, 2002 The mock-epic poem “The Rape of the Lock”, by Alexander Pope uses epic conventions to show how Belinda and other women of her position in society have corrupt and self-centered values. Alexander Pope shows this with the use of elevated language and the specific wording of the heroic couplet. The elevated language in the text gives the reader the impression that the tasks at hand are of critical importance, especially thos
Cant Think of a Name
Cant Think of a Name
Can’t Think of a Name Yo I can't sing…but I feel like singing. I want to fuckin' sing…cuz I'm happy…yea…I'm happy. I got my baby back…yo…check it out... Verse 1 Somedays I sit staring out the window, watchin' this world pass me by/Sometimes I think there's nothin' to live for. I almost break down and cry. Sometimes I think I'm crazy. I'm crazy, oh so crazy. Why am I here? Am I just wasting my time/But then I see my baby, suddenly I'm not crazy. It all makes sense when I look into her eyes Chorus
Lord of the Rings Journal
Lord of the Rings Journal
Lord of the Rings Journal Year 9 Journal – Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien. Lord of the rings is a wonderful book about a magical land called Middle-Earth. The actual lord of the rings in an evil sorcerer named Sauron. In the fires of Mt Doom, Sauron forged a ring; in it he poured all his evil and dark spirit, this ring made him immortal and an undefeatable foe to the peaceful people of Middle earth. The ring then fell out of known existence after an epic battle during which the ring is cut from
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder 4 March, 2001Thesis Rough Draft Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder is characterized by a preoccupation with details, orderliness, perfection, and control. People with this disorder often devote excessive amounts of time to work and productivity and fail to take time for leisure activities and friendships. They tend to be rigid, formal, stubborn, and serious. This disorder differs from obsessive-compulsive disorder, which often includes more bizarr
Research Paper
Research Paper
Research Paper By checking the slapshot speed, we can determine whether a wood stick or a graphite hockey stick shoots faster. Also, we will also be observing the differences in brand and if they matter. The puck will also be researched, in order to calculate the physics of the shot. Ice hockey originated in Canada in the 1800s, and the first modern indoor hockey game was played in Montreal in 1875. By the 1890s it had become extremely popular and had spread to the United States. Since 1917 the
Hockey
Hockey
Hockey Hockey, fast paced, hard hitting, exciting game of skill and talent. Since the beginning of the 1800's to today’s game, hockey has evolved and went through many dramatic changes. Those changes make hockey what it is today. The changes were from the equipment and rules, to the gender and color of many people. There are many conflicting stories behind the beginning. Some say the first game played on ice was in either Windson or Nova Scotia, or even Montreal or Québec depending on who you be
Computer Knowledge
Computer Knowledge
Computer Knowledge Advanced Computer Science September 16, 2003 Most people only know the simple functions of a computer and roughly understand the concepts of the programs on their computers. I, on the other hand, have studied computers in different ways during my four years at Prep. I am now learning how to be a computer technician. First I started off learning the basics by building my own computer and then installing all of its programs including the OS[1]. This I enjoyed and so I pursued to
Heinrich Schliemann
Heinrich Schliemann
Heinrich Schliemann 1822 - 1890 Heinrich Schliemann was born on January 6, 1822 in the small village of Neu Buckow, Germany. His parents were Ernst and Luise Therese Sophie Schliemann. His interest in Homeric Troy started when his father, a protestant minister, gave him a book or Christmas in 1829 by Ludwig Jerrer entitled Illustrated History of the World . Schliemann's mother died in 1831, and Heinrich was sent to live with his uncle, Frederich Schliemann. While at his uncle's, Schliemann conce
Eternal Seeds
Eternal Seeds
Eternal Seeds The table lies abandoned and neglected suffocating fresh blades of grass. The blistering sun’s arms chip away at the decaying paint. The only attention it receives is from a colony of black ants which infest the cracks and crevices. This splintered wooden table once had a life, when it provided rest under the shadow of an umbrella made of orange tree leaves, where grapefruit pits replaced ants and banana peels adorned the surface like a table cloth. We spent countless summer days s
The year is 1232 Somewhere in northern Europe a Saxon castle is
The year is 1232 Somewhere in northern Europe a Saxon castle is
The year is 1232. Somewhere in northern Europe, a Saxon castle is under attack. In the fields for miles around, thousands of soldiers viciously fight. Metal strikes metal, arrows strike flesh, rock strikes rock. No matter how good these soldiers are, the battle will ultimately be decided by weapons. These weapons can be divided into three categories. Melee, or hand-to- hand weapons, include clubs, swords, daggers, saxes, hand axes, and some spears. Small-scale missile weapons include other spea
PREFLIGHTING A CESSNA 150
PREFLIGHTING A CESSNA 150
PREFLIGHTING A CESSNA 150 Safe operation of an aircraft is a primary pilot responsibility. To assure that an aircraft is safe to fly, a pilot must thoroughly inspect the aircraft before taking it into the air. It is best to follow a standard inspection procedure to avoid overlooking possible fatal defects. The safety of the pilot, the passengers and innocent bystanders on the ground is the soul responsibility of the pilot. By following these procedures, the pilot can be assured that items under
Nothing distinguished the dawn of June 2 1942 from countless other daw
Nothing distinguished the dawn of June 2 1942 from countless other daw
Nothing distinguished the dawn of June 2, 1942, from countless other dawns that had fallen over tiny Midway atoll in the North Pacific. Nothing, that is, except the tension, the electric tension of men waiting for an enemy to make his move. On Midway's two main islands, Sand and Eastern, 3,632 United States Navy and Marine Corps personnel, along with a few Army Air Force aircrews, stood at battle stations in and near their fighters, bombers, and seaplanes, waiting for the Japanese attack they h
BULL FIGHTING
BULL FIGHTING
BULL FIGHTING The immediate reaction of many non-Spanish people to bull fighting is that it is sick, animal killing, unmoral entertainment. To many others around the world, though, bull fighting is a sport which involves courage, skill, and power, in a struggle between man and beast. This purpose of this paper is not to discuss the moralities of bullfighting though, it is to give some information on a sport which is loved by many throughout the world. A bull fight, or corrida de toros, consists
Plant any member of the plant kingdom comprising about 260000 known sp
Plant any member of the plant kingdom comprising about 260000 known sp
Plant, any member of the plant kingdom, comprising about 260,000 known species of mosses, liverworts, ferns, herbaceous and woody plants, bushes, vines, trees, and various other forms that mantle the earth and are also found in its waters. Plants range in size and complexity from small, nonvascular mosses, which depend on direct contact with surface water, to giant redwood trees, the largest living organisms, which can draw water and minerals through their vascular systems to elevations of more
ARMOR
ARMOR
ARMOR The weapons and protection of medieval times was quiet strange and beautiful. Armor began as leather that had been tempered and soaked in a substance, and when dried made it awfully stiff. Needless to say against the early swords of the time it was not very effective. After the discovery of steel, a new, more protective style of armor was developed. It was known as chain mail. The armor was made of steel rings knitted or linked together to form a tight shirt of metal. It was used widely
Introduction
Introduction
Introduction Stealth. The word summons images of fighter jets and bomber sneaking over enemy lines, jinking around objects while hugging the Earth to avoid detection of batteries of radars eagle eyed sentinals. What this project deals with is how aircraft are detected by radar, what Stealth Technology is, the development of this technology, and the advantages of and disadvantages of Stealth. What is Stealth Technology ? Stealth Technology is the technology in which a plane or other vehicle is m
During World War One the battles were fought in three main places on l
During World War One the battles were fought in three main places on l
During World War One the battles were fought in three main places: on land, in the water, and in the air. In 1914, the Germans advanced through Belgium demonstrating the value of siege artillery and all artillery in general. Using the German Krupp 42 cm Howitzers (Big Berthas) and Austrian Skodas, pounded the frontier fortresses into submission in only a few days. There are basically two types of large artillery: the cannon and the howitzer (mortar). A cannon fires a shell over a large arc and
Introduction
Introduction
Introduction Giant kelp (Macrocystis pyrifera) is a species of marine alga found along the Pacific coast of North America from central California to Baja California. Although it begins life as a microscopic spore at the ocean floor, this species may grow to lengths of 60 m (200 ft) with its upper fronds forming a dense canopy at the surface. Giant kelp prefers depths less than 40 m (120 ft), temperatures less than 20ø C (72ø F), hard substrate such as rocky bottoms, and bottom light intensities
Biography of Eli Whitney
Biography of Eli Whitney
Biography of Eli Whitney Eli Whitney’s actions and accomplishments have had a profound influence on the United States and the world. We hope to illustrate this influence by describing his early life and training, his principle contributions to modern methods analysis, how he developed his ideas into a useful practice, and what effects his contributions have on today’s manufacturing processes and our society as a whole. Eli Whitney was born to a middle class family in Westborough, Massachusetts,
Cannabis is an annual plant A single season completes a generation and
Cannabis is an annual plant A single season completes a generation and
Cannabis is an annual plant. A single season completes a generation and although plants may continue to grow during successive years, all future hope lies in the seeds grown from the first year's pollination. Marijuana plants may belong to one of many different varieties which follow somewhat different growth patterns. The following section describes and outlines the more common stages of growth. Germination: With the coldness of winter over, the warmth of spring starts to stir activity in the
In engineering and more specifically thermodynamics there are a number
In engineering and more specifically thermodynamics there are a number
In engineering and more specifically thermodynamics there are a number of significant devices. This paper will discuss two of these devices: turbines and compressors. These two devices are related in the fact that they have opposing functions. A compressor uses energy to increase the pressure of a gas, whereas a turbine uses a fluid to produce energy. Also, in this paper a particular type of turbine, the steam turbine, will be discussed in-depth. Compressors As mentioned before, the main functi
Tragedy one way or Another
Tragedy one way or Another
Tragedy one way or Another The tragic novel Black Boy by Richard Wright is about a young black boy growing up in the south in the mid 1900’s. The story is an Autobiography, which starts when the main character and author Richard is just a boy. From the very beginning of his life Richard had many problems and tragedies happen to him. Richard was a boy that was constantly beaten by family members; he had grown up without a father and hated the way he was treated by everyone. It wasn’t just his fa
THE ZEALOT
THE ZEALOT
THE ZEALOT “ Mom, where do you want me to put this box?” exclaimed Jordan Jordan was four ten and, short for seventh grade, she had tan skin. Jordan had big vibrant brown eyes with excitement in them. She had bouncy brown, tight, thick curly hair with lots of shine and shimmer. Jordan, her younger brother Dakota, and their dear mother Meariam were moving to Berney, Texas, in a brand new city, in a brand new neighborhood, in a brand new state! They arrived all the way from Saskatchewan, Canada t
How We Evolved into Homo Sapiens
How We Evolved into Homo Sapiens
How We Evolved into Homo Sapiens Uneducated people who believe in evolution have a pretty vague idea of what caused the human race to have the appearance it has today. There is more to the story of human evolution than saying that primitive monkeys somehow evolved into brutish Neanderthals, learned to use fire, made up a common language, and eventually became modern humans. It is a long story of species who endure set backs and breakthroughs in evolving for survival. The dawn of apes is recorded
Servitude
Servitude
Servitude A large piece of black marble rose from the forest at the valley floor. The fires that burned without fuel cast strange, unearthly light upon those who gathered there. The Altar of the Damned ran crimson with the blood of those that were sacrificed to appease the Old-God. The ancient runes written in a forgotten tongue glowed with a life of their own as the followers spoke each symbol, sounds that hardly seemed suited to be spoken by mortal mouths, and were best not. Each of the souls
Jack the Ripper was a serial murderer in Whitechapel London Englan in
Jack the Ripper was a serial murderer in Whitechapel London Englan in
Jack the Ripper was a serial murderer in Whitechapel, London, Englan in the year 1888. From August 31 to Nonember 9, Jack killed five women. In this horrific 10 week period, he murdered five prostitutes, all in a mile area that involed the districts of Whitechapel, Spitalfields, Aldgate and the City of London proper. All ranged in age from their late teens to theri early seventies. He raped the women and they were all found nude in a road, except for one who was found in her house. Jack the Ripp
The Life Of Bryan Adams
The Life Of Bryan Adams
The Life Of Bryan Adams Bryan Adams was born in Kingston, Ontario on November 5,1959. The son of a Canadian diplomat, he admits that moving with his parents throughout Europe and the Middle east, attending British and American schools has made him tough. At age fourteen he was living in Vancouver, playing guitar and growing disillusioned with the slackness of North American schools. His report card read: Bryan is a very attentive student - when he attends. But, he had discovered Rock ‘n' Roll
THE WIZARD OF OZ
THE WIZARD OF OZ
THE WIZARD OF OZ February 3, 1999 BY L. FRANK BAUM (transformed into an allegory) #1 When Dorothy stood in the doorway and looked around, she could see nothing but the great gray prairie on every side. Not a tree nor a house broke the broad sweep of flat country that reached to the edge of the sky in all directions. The sun had baked the plowed land into a gray mass, with little cracks running through it. Even the grass was not green, for the sun has burned the tops of the long blades until they
Public Schools
Public Schools
Public Schools Michael Blades Keyword ENG 501 We are faced with a public arena of shallow optimism, of grandiose banality and vulgarity, of sweeping machineries of surveillance, and of brutal structures of violence that tunnel through the flesh and marrow of everyday life (McLaren 9). With such a conception of public life at hand, and with generations of school bound children and adults ready to strap on their backpacks to be schooled, where do we find the public schools themselves? If the sc
Poignantly Punk
Poignantly Punk
Poignantly Punk Marissa McConnell 9/11/98 ENG 105 The teen years are when you question your identity and as a reflex action you rebel against authority. You can rebel as a rapper, a heavy metal headbanger, a punk, a surfer - the usual menu of approved teen rebellions most often explored. It is within these years that the world seems turned against you and you need to find some way to react and cope with all the confusion; to try to find a way to make sense of all the craziness. I guess I identif
A Tale Of Two Cities Notes
A Tale Of Two Cities Notes
A Tale Of Two Cities Notes A Tale of Two Cities - Book I (Chapters 1 - 4) Summary It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness . . . Dickens begins A Tale of Two Cities with this famous sentence. It describes the spirit of the era in which this novel takes place. This era is the latter part of the 1700s - a time when relations between Britain and France were strained, America declared its independence, and the peasants of France beg
Gillette
Gillette
Gillette Gillette is leading worldwide home applicants, such as razor, battery, electronic and manual toothbrush, manufacturing company. On April 14, 1998, the company introduced the world’s first triple blades razor and begun to sell July 1, 1998 in the United States and September in the Western Europe. Since Gillette launched new razor in 1998, the company expected high returns in short-term; however, the result of the new product has been defined yet. SWOT ANALYSIS - Key Learning The areas
Hamlet
Hamlet
hamlet Hamlet One of the most unique elements of the Hamlet character is that he is so human. Many types of readers can identify with him. Hamlet is imperfect, and he is fretful. Hamlet has human properties, and it is his humanity that I intend to explore. Indeed it is these human qualities and imperfections that make his story so tragic. Another tragic part of the play is the plays irony. Irony is an important tool in the hands of the playwright to achieve both comical and/or dramatic effect. T
Mirror Dance
Mirror Dance
Mirror Dance Mirror Dance There are some paintings that simply capture the essence of life within their still frames such as the painting of the Mirror Dance in R.A. Salvatore’s novel Crystal Shard. The painting depicts two characters set in a darkened background. The faint light of the moon casts shadows down upon the grassy floor on which the sylvan warrior and human assassin battle. The glimmer of the moon reflects upon a small, nearby pool of water. A silver sparkle in the distance marks t
Northern States Power
Northern States Power
Northern States Power A leader in today's economic world, Northern States Power (NSP) is recognized for its outstanding performance in both regulated and nonregulated operations. Its regulated operation serves over two million electric and gas customers in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Arizona, and Michigan (NSP - Investor's Overview 1). Its head offices are located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is Mr. James J. Howard