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Graphic Art
Graphic Art
Graphic Art It's Super Bowl time! Everyone always looks forward to the Super Bowl not just for the big football game, but for their well known hilarious commercials that come out. The job I researched is in charge of making those funny commercials that people can't wait to see. I did my research on being a Graphic artist. I chose to research being a graphic artist, because I find it very interesting, and hope maybe to pursue this career. Graphic artists depend incredibly on the public. Graphic
Abstract
Abstract
Abstract The advent of the Mind Age of intelligent robots envisioned by Hans Moravec will bring profound transformations in global social and technological structures and relations of an advanced intelligence to its environment. The ability of future machines to directly share experiences and knowledge with each other will lead to evolution of intelligence from relatively isolated individual minds to highly interconnected structural entities. The development of a network of communicating mobile
Apple Computers
Apple Computers
Apple Computers Apple Computers astonishing rise during the 1980’s had been an American business success story of epic proportions. For a company that rocketed out a garage in Los Altos Ca. to become a pioneer of the New Information Age. But the 1990’s had gotten off to a rocky start. Apple’s profits were falling under fierce competition. Its outlandish research projects were not panning out. The Mac had held a good ten year lead in technology over all other computers. After reviewing the rolle
Introduction
Introduction
Introduction Science and technology are advancing at a very rapid rate, but do we really understand all that is going on? Probably not. This paper will identify current issues related to science and technology from the business, governmental, and societal perspectives. However, before we can begin to understand the advances in science and technology, we must know the definitions of them. The Microsoft Encarta 97 Encyclopedia on compact disk defines science as the observation, identification, d
Drug Abuse Among American Teenagers
Drug Abuse Among American Teenagers
Drug Abuse Among American Teenagers Drug abuse in America is a major problem. Especially among teenagers. Drugs have hurt the lives of nearly 40 percent of all teenagers in America. Either with health problems, DWIs, highway crashes, arrests, impaired school and job performance. These drugs that teenagers use range from Alcohol, LSD, Marijuana, and even Cigarettes. Most of the teenagers that are involved in drug abuse have either, broken families, parents that are drug abusers, a unstable envir
Gulliver in Lilliput
Gulliver in Lilliput
Gulliver in Lilliput Part One Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels tells the story of Lemuel Gulliver, a ship’s surgeon who has a number of rather incredible adventures, comprising four sections. In Book I, his ship is blown off course and Gulliver is shipwrecked. In spite of his dilemma, Gulliver is at first impressed by the intelligence and modern abilities of the Lilliputians. In Chapter II, the Emperor of Lilliput arrives to take a look at the giant, and Gulliver is equally impressed by
Wellness centers health clubs gyms and spas are all dedicated to overa
Wellness centers health clubs gyms and spas are all dedicated to overa
Wellness centers, health clubs, gyms and spas are all dedicated to overall fitness and well being. Day in and day out, people across the country participate in workout routines, aerobics classes and various types of exercises in any one of these facilities. In the Lafayette area, three of the most popular fitness clubs to attend are Red Lerille’s, Shades for women, and Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center. For this assignment all three of these facilities were contacted for information r
Roberts John Behavioural Disorders Are Overdiagnosed in US British M
Roberts John Behavioural Disorders Are Overdiagnosed in US British M
Roberts, John. Behavioural Disorders Are Overdiagnosed in US. British Medical Journal 312 (March 16, 1996): 657. Summary: An agency based in Vienna, the United Nations' International Narcotics Control Board, was asked by the US Drug Enforcement Administration to look at the diagnosis and treatment of attention deficit disorder (ADD). In their researching, they discovered that American children are probably being over-diagnosed as having a behavioural disorder and being overprescribed drugs t
If we must die let it not be like hogs haunted and penned in
If we must die let it not be like hogs haunted and penned in
If we must die, let it not be like hogs haunted and penned in an inglorious spot, while round us bark the mad and hungry gods, making their mock at our accursed lot. Like men we'll face the murderous, cowardly pack, pressed to the wall, dying, but fight back! -- Claude McKay If you look in an encyclopedia under the heading Men, Role of you will not find any entry. Why is this? Why is there a special article about women and what they do? The fact is that women did the majority of the work duri
The French Revolution 1789-1799 was caused by many social political an
The French Revolution 1789-1799 was caused by many social political an
The French Revolution (1789-1799) was caused by many social, political and economic problems that brought about great changes in society and the government This is illustrated in Charles Dicken's novel, A Tale of Two Cities which took place before and at the beginning of the French Revolution. Dickens depicted the causes and conditions which resulted in the French Revolution throughout the novel based on the problems of the time. The French Revolution's main issue was about the legal divisions
BILINGUAL EDUCATION
BILINGUAL EDUCATION
BILINGUAL EDUCATION The word bilingual means the ability to speak or write two languages equally well. Thus, a system of bilingual education aims to make non-native speaking students maintain good linguistic abilities in both their native language and their second language. Bilingual education, mainly targeted either for students in the upper social economic group as in Egypt, or for immigrants as in the United States, allows these students to have good job opportunities. Yet, it lacks the ab
Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19 1946 i
Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19 1946 i
Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19, 1946, in the small town of Hope, Arkansas. He was named after his father, William Jefferson Blythe II, who had been killed in a car accident just three months before his son was born. Needing to find a way to support herself and her new child, Bill Clinton's mother, Virginia Cassidy Blythe, moved to New Orleans, Louisiana, to study nursing. Bill Clinton stayed with his mother's parents in Hope. There he was surrounded by many rela
The Career of Teaching
The Career of Teaching
The Career of Teaching Today, as we enter a new world of technology, and new discoveries, we must remember how we got where we are today. How did we learn how to do all these skills like reading, writing, and arithmetic? We got to where we are today because of teachers. Those special people, who taught us how to read, write our names, and gives us courage when we could not do that one hard arithmetic problem. As read on you will discover how these people got their jobs, and exactly just what it
The world is composed of a beautiful assortment of people Several diff
The world is composed of a beautiful assortment of people Several diff
The world is composed of a beautiful assortment of people. Several differences exist between these people. One of these differences is social class. Two major social classes exist: the lower class and the higher class. In the novel, The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz by Mordecai Richler, the actions and thoughts of Duddy Kravitz and the people he encounters identify the differences between these two classes. These classes are different when it comes to how much education, the access to money t
As children begin to reach new levels of life they are faced with many
As children begin to reach new levels of life they are faced with many
As children begin to reach new levels of life, they are faced with many situations that can lead to lond term effects. The smallest of circumstances can have a tremendous impact on their lives. It is up to the parents to enhance the well-being of the children. Parents should consider allowing their children to attend a private school due to a stimulating enviroment, mandatory uniforms, and a potentially higher level of academic growth. Children attending school need a consistent and stimulating
A Discussion on
A Discussion on
A Discussion on Multimedia Multimedia, or mixed-media, systems offer presentations that integrate effects existing in a variety of formats, including text, graphics, animation, audio, and video. Such presentations first became commercially available in very primitive form in the early 1980s, as a result of advances that have been made in digital compression technology-- particularly the difficult area of image compression. Multimedia online services are obtainable through telephone/computer or
Remember doing something mischievous or wrong when you were a kid and
Remember doing something mischievous or wrong when you were a kid and
Remember doing something mischievous or wrong when you were a kid and getting the label delinquent slapped on you ? Did you ever wonder what it meant ? That is what my topic for today is . . . juvenile delinquency. In this report I will: define juvenile delinquency, give the extent of juvenile delinquency, give some suggestions on what causes juvenile delinquency, and what is being done in various communities to deal with this growing problem. The legal term juvenile delinquent was establishe
Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia Does anyone ever think they hear voices fighting for control of their mind or telling them what to do? Does anyone hallucinate constantly or feel that people are following them and trying to kill them? If an individual matches this description, they might need schizophrenic treatment. Schizophrenia is a brain disease that has torn apart the lives of many with its unknown causes leaving few treatments and no cures. Schizophrenia is a serious mental disorder which is a separation be
Peace is the sturdy child of terror For me such a peace is a wretched
Peace is the sturdy child of terror For me such a peace is a wretched
Peace is the sturdy child of terror. For me, such a peace is a wretched offspring, a peace that condemns us to live under a dark cloud of perpetual anxiety, a peace that codifies mankind's most murderous instincts. . . .The beast (nuclear weapons) must be chained, its soul expunged, its lair laid waste. This Winston Churchill quote summed up his feelings on nuclear weapons and weapons of mass destruction. Nuclear weapons have been used in war three times in their sixty-year existence. Two tim
Description of OccupationWork Performed
Description of OccupationWork Performed
Description of Occupation/Work Performed An Elementary School teacher teaches kindergarten and elementary school student's academic, social, and physical skills. They plan age appropriate activities including many hands-on exercises. A teacher will prepare lessons, assign homework, evaluate student performance, and maintain classroom discipline. She or he can use games, music, artwork, films, computers, and other technology to teach children basic skills. All teachers grade papers, prepare repo
Advertising Education or Condemnation
Advertising Education or Condemnation
Advertising Education or Condemnation Lets talk about images for example, most advertisements for clothing (i.e. bathing suits etc), show shapely thin women and men. This has led our country to think that fat is demeaning and not socially accepted. This type of advertising has caused everyone to want to look like the people in the ads. Diets of all sorts have been developed to try to meet these expectations. But when their goals are not reached it causes depression, low self-esteem that in turn
Effect of Behavior Disorder Placement
Effect of Behavior Disorder Placement
Effect of Behavior Disorder Placement On the Child’s Self-Concept INTRODUCTION Throughout history, humans have sought to explain and to treat behaviors that were considered deviant. As a special educator working with students with behavior disorders, I realized it was important to research the effects labeling may have on the student’s self-concept. Historically treatment of behavior disorders fell into three very broad places: segregation (hospitals and asylums), transition phase (treatment an
Computer Engineering
Computer Engineering
Computer Engineering Throughout today’s society there is no way that you could accurately say technology has not, and will not, influence us anymore. Current technology is moving at such a faster pace, that it is incredible what sorts of things we have. So whom do we give all of the credit to? Who or whom was it that was and is moving technology forward? Well, believe it or not, it’s the engineers’ job, not seclusively, but in general. Their career is based on finding, building, researching, cr
Television
Television
Television I disagree that television is a waste of time because kids today know that a lot of the things on TV is not even real. Even parents watch TV and not all of it is bad. I mean yes, there are some negative programs, but there are a lot of positive ones too. A lot of people say that TV causes violence, but that’s not true! If you were to take away all TV would violence go away? I think we all know the answer to that one. No, violence would not go away. Bad people make violence, and telev
Introduction
Introduction
Introduction ----This paper will provide an overview of the Palestinian Liberation Organization, including its early history and its rise to prominence during the Intifada that began in 1987. It will also include a description of Yasser Arafat's ascendancy to the leadership of the PLO, a position that earned him the right to speak for all Palestinians by virtue of the peace framework signed by him and the former Israeli Prime Minister Yitsak Rabin in 1993. Early History ----Growing Palestinian
Suds of Stories
Suds of Stories
Suds of Stories This ad caught my eye the second that I laid my baby blues upon it. The Miller brewing company poses these statements as questions in order to spark curiosity and interest in the reader's mind. The ad states/asks CHOICE HOPS? Miller knows that they use choice hops in their beer, but does the reader? This now puts a question in the present beer drinker's mind: Does my current beer use choice hops? And if the reader currently drinks Miller, then he or she has just discovered s
Hitler Adolf 1889-1945
Hitler Adolf 1889-1945
Hitler, Adolf (1889-1945) Founder and leader of the Nazi Party, Reich Chancellor and guiding spirit of the Third Reich from 1933 to 1945, Head of State and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, Adolf Hitler was born in Braunau am Inn, Austria, on 20 April 1889. The son of a fifty-two-year-old Austrian customs official, Alois Schickelgruber Hitler, and his third wife, a young peasant girl, Klara Poelzl, both from the backwoods of lower Austria, the young Hitler was a resentful, discontented chi
Booker Taliaferro Washington was born on April 51856 in Franklin Count
Booker Taliaferro Washington was born on April 51856 in Franklin Count
Booker Taliaferro Washington was born on April 5,1856 in Franklin County, Virginia. Washington gained an early appreciation for the values of family and education. Booker had been blessed with an intact family, with one exception of having a white father who never contributed to his life and whose identity Washington never acknowledged. From the lifelong inspiration of his mother, Jane, Booker learned lasting lessons of courage, perseverance, resourcefulness, and postive concepts, which influen
Early Life
Early Life
Early Life After attending school at Arau he returned to the Zurich Polytechnic and graduated in the spring of 1900 as a secondary school teacher of mathematics and physics. By that time he had given up German citizenship in favor of Swiss in fear of the draft. He worked a mere two months as a mathematics teacher before becoming an examiner at the Swiss patent office in Bern. Having now financial security he married his university girlfriend Mileva Maric. Who gave birth to his first born in 190
Airbags the Innovation of Automobile Safety Lifesavers and Killers
Airbags the Innovation of Automobile Safety Lifesavers and Killers
Airbags, the Innovation of Automobile Safety: Lifesavers and Killers Driver and occupant safety has been a major concern since the invention of automobiles. The very first safety feature on the automobile was the horn. They were easy to use and also provided an audio alert to inform people that there was a car present. As time gradually past on, the number of drivers and cars increased. The engineers noticed that an audio alert was not enough to protect the passengers of the car. This brought a
I Statement of the proposition Animal testing for the purposes of drug
I Statement of the proposition Animal testing for the purposes of drug
I. Statement of the proposition: Animal testing for the purposes of drugs and cosmetics should be banned. II. Introduction. A. The use of animal testing should be allowed to be used when testing for drugs and cosmetics for two major reasons. 1. Animal testing has helped bring us to the modern era, where we enjoy longer life spans, and better health in general 2. Now more than ever we need animal testing to help find the answers to terminal diseases such as cancer and AIDS. B. Animal testing has
July 1 1997 a significant date for all people in Hong Kong and much of
July 1 1997 a significant date for all people in Hong Kong and much of
July 1, 1997, a significant date for all people in Hong Kong and much of the Asian community. Hong Kong will be reverted to a powerful communist nation. Ironically, many of the world's communist countries are reverting to democratic governments. What will this date mean for, not only Southeast Asia, but for the rest of the world economic community, primarily the United States? Will Hong Kong still function, economically, as it does now or will power from People's Republic of China (China) quick
The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest court of the jud
The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest court of the jud
The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest court of the judic ial branch of the United States government. Many of the cases that make it to the supreme court are based on rights set forth by the Bill of Rights. The Bil l of Rights is comprised of the first ten amendments to the United States Consti tution, and is what this nation was founded upon. The first of these amendment s deals with freedoms given to the people, one of these freedoms being Freedom o f the Press. This freedom giv
US Immigration Law
US Immigration Law
U.S. Immigration Law US immigration law is arguably the most complex in the World with fifty-three different types of non-immigrant visas and a number of ways of gaining permanent residence (the Green Card). For many people it is a difficult and lengthy process gaining a Green Card on an initial basis. It is frequently far better to apply for one of the non-immigrant visas and then apply for an adjustment of status to lawful permanent residence. I do not propose to cover every conceivable
New York
New York
New York In 1524, Giovanni da Verrazano, an Italian exploring for France, sailed into the New York Harbor. He was the first European to enter the harbor. Although Verrazano explored the area, no Europeans decided to settle or further explore the area until much later (Microsoft, New York). The Dutch East India Company hired Henry Hudson, an Englishman, to explore northern America in search for a Northwest Passage to Asia. On September 3, 1609 he and his crew sailed into the New York Harbor on th
Women in the American Armed Forces
Women in the American Armed Forces
Women in the American Armed Forces More than 350,000 women served in the American Armed Forces during World War II. The overall philosophy and purpose of the organizations was to allow women to support the war effort against Germany and Japan directly and independently, but without participating in warfare. The help of women in WAAC or WAC, WAVES, SPARS, WASP, and other services allowed the Army to make use of available labor and freed men in the service for combat. In the early 1940’s, various
Speech Essay
Speech Essay
Speech Essay Welcome all. Welcome not only to the familiar faces I've seen in the halls- our class of 1999, Ms. Williams, Mrs. Sachs, and Father Waris- but to the friends, relatives, and family that have joined to celebrate from miles way. It is truly heart warming to see so many join us in a celebration of our accomplishments and achievements. As we open a new chapter in our lives, we cannot be swept away in the excitement of a new high school with new faces without reflecting on things that ha
ADULTS WITH ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER
ADULTS WITH ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER
ADULTS WITH ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER Issue: Until recently, it was believed that ADD symptoms largely disappeared in adolescence. It is now known that many symptoms continue into adulthood for up to 70% of individuals with ADD. Adults with ADD experience problems at work and in relationships. They may also exhibit other emotional difficulties. Medications such as psychostimulants can be an effective intervention with adults with ADD. Background: Attention Deficit Disorder has only recently bee
The Atomic Bomb and its Effects on Post-World War II American Literatu
The Atomic Bomb and its Effects on Post-World War II American Literatu
The Atomic Bomb and its Effects on Post-World War II American Literature Gioielli 1 Rob Gioielli Mrs. McFarlan Senior English 6 Dec. 1994 Then a tremendous flash of light cut across the sky . Mr. Tanimoto has a distinct recollection that it traveled from east to west, from the city toward the hills. It seemed like a sheet of sun. ÐJohn Hersey, from Hiroshima, pp.8 On August 6, 1945, the world changed forever. On that day the United States of America detonated an atomic bomb over the city of Hir
Black Students
Black Students
Black Students Effects of African American Family Structure on School Attitudes and Performance In today's world, there is such a big emphasis on education and its importance. And there should be an emphasis. Unfortunately, not everyone has the same attitude about receiving a good education. This article attempts to discuss the attitudes of African American's towards education when a stable family structure is absent. Given, not all homes are the Cleaver family, but if a person really wants an e
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome SED 343 James R. Thompson December 1, 1998 This article contained shocking descriptions from delivery room doctors and nurses concerning babies born with FAS. Because alcohol drunk by a pregnant mother passes through her bloodstream to the placenta and into the baby's bloodstream, and the fetal metabolism is fifty percent slower than the mother's, the effects of the alcohol stay with the baby long after it does with the mother. Doctors and nurses said that some babies are
MEXICO CITY
MEXICO CITY
MEXICO CITY Final Report Mexico City is the capital of Mexico and the second largest city in the world. About 9 1/3 million people live in Mexico City. Mexico City area size is 579 sq. mi. Mexico City lies 7,525 feet above sea level in the high, oval-shaped Valley of Mexico. Mexico City has more than 350 neighborhood districts called colonias. Like Mexican towns, many colonias have plazas(public squares). Churches, markets, restaurants, and theaters face the plazas. The Mexico City metropolitan
Effects of World War II
Effects of World War II
Effects of World War II World War II drastically affected the Japanese culture, economics, and politics. Sofia Mayorga History 10 F Block Japan Japan is considered one of the most important and powerful countries in the modern world but this accomplishment has been reached by a lot of work and changes made in the Japanese society. During World War II the destruction of Japanese cities and the death of a lot of Japanese people caused them to change their in their system of politics and foreign po
Charter School Movement
Charter School Movement
Charter School Movement Introduction In 1994, the Globe and Mail reported that question period in the Alberta legislature had turned into a “rowdy exchange.” Liberal leader Laurence Decore had requested that Premier Klein clarify his government’s vague reference to piloting charter schools in the speech from the throne. Klein responded that he was not exactly sure what a charter school was. The ensuing uproar forced the speaker to close the house. Premier Klein is not the only one that is a litt
The Womens Civil Rights Movement
The Womens Civil Rights Movement
The Women’s Civil Rights Movement Civics Women’s struggle for equal right has not been an easy or short road. All throughout U.S. history women have been fighting for their rights and for the rights of others. Women have organized and fought their way through legislatures, congressional obstacles and have faced ridicule and indifference. It was a long and uphill battle. It meant defiance of laws and customs that had been accepted from the time of the first settlements, some of the discrimination
A Full House in the Hand of Education
A Full House in the Hand of Education
A “Full House” in the “Hand” of Education Tammy Chambers Professor L. Kraeger English 1301.004 15 October 1998 Imagine living in a world where there are no means of education. The very thought of this would be enough to send one into shock. Fortunately, America’s colleges and universities offer a variety of educations in various settings. College professors can find some valuable insights on education from Cardinal Newman, Dr. bell hooks, Dr. Mike Rose, as well as Gwendolyn Brooks and bring fort
Sports Therapy
Sports Therapy
Sports Therapy Today in sports athletes endure many mental and physical obstacles from there competitive environment. Many of today's best athletes work with sports psychologists to help them handle the pressures found in this competitive atmosphere. One question that athletes ask is, why cant they play in big games as well as they anticipate themselves doing? Sports psychologists feel that spending all their time on body conditioning and athletic skills will not ensure that athletes reach their
Challenger STS-51L
Challenger STS-51L
Challenger (STS-51L) Theriault 1 NASA has believed that they have harnessed the power of mother nature and because they can get to the moon, they must be able to do nearly everything else as well. On January 28, 1986 mother nature won. In this report you will learn the main cause of the shuttles destruction, other problems regarding the launch, and the bureaucracy which killed seven people. Information about how America reacted to the disaster is also included. Problems on the Pad The shuttle tr
HIV Virus
HIV Virus
HIV Virus The Invisible Tyrants A Brief History of the H.I.V. Virus February 27th, 1994 Frank Mancini [email protected] Supposedly 1.6 million years have passed since the earliest human like ancestors. 250,000 years since the earliest Homo Sapiens and 1962 years since Jesus Christ was executed. Although not everyone agrees on whether the existence of Christ is true or not, that is what the standard calendar defining days and time is based upon and that is the way we deal economically and politic
Speech on Children and Poor
Speech on Children and Poor
Speech on Children and Poor Speech to focus on plans to help children, poor January 19, 1999 President Clinton will propose in his State of the Union address tonight a $1 billion expansion of the federal government's efforts to help the nation's most disadvantaged families move from welfare to work, White House officials said Monday. The officials said the initiative will help about 200,000 welfare families get jobs. ``Despite the enormous progress we have made in the last few years in moving pe