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Why I Think Malaysia Will Be The Best Place To Live In The Next
Why I Think Malaysia Will Be The Best Place To Live In The Next by: Woo Tai Kwan (First prize winner in the STAR 25th anniversary essay competition (Category C - adults) Should a fairy godmother suddenly appear before me with a crystal ball, a magic wand and a world atlas, and give me the liberty to select the country Id like to live in 25 years from now, without a seconds hesitation, I would point to that small nondescript, elongated peninsula straddling the equator called Malaysia. The reaso...

Tales of the City
Tales of the City Christoph Jeff Micklon's Book Report FOR ENG 744.3 Gay Literature Dr. John Bowers Spring 1996 Armistead Maupin When you sense the affection where people enfold their loving kindness you are probably amidst the tenants of 28 Barbary Lane, San Francisco 94109. Perhaps tenants' is the wrong word, it should be something more like a friendly community of people. In Tales of the City , by Armistead Maupin, the characters are intertwined with togetherness. The mother of all mothers, ...

Minor League Baseball Boom Or Bust To Communities
Minor League Baseball: Boom Or Bust To Communities? Minor League Baseball: Boom or Bust to Communities? Despite the occasional disappointment, minor league baseball provides many communities with economic development and an improved quality of life. Communities as small as Elizabethtown, Tennessee or as large as Phoenix, Arizona have shared the common bond of being the homes of major league farm teams. This is referred to as the National Association of Professional Baseball, or more commonly kno...

Marina Gadayeva
Marina Gadayeva Emily Dickinson Mr. Janes [pic] Emily Dickinson was born on December 10, 1830 in Amherst, Massachusetts. She was the second daughter of a prominent lawyer and one- term United States congressional representative, Edward Dickinson and his wife, Emily Norcross Dickinson. Being rooted in the puritanical Massachusetts of the 1800's, the Dickinson children were raised in the Christian tradition, and they were expected to take up their father's religious beliefs and values without arg...

Article by Marina Bluvshteyn
Article by: Marina Bluvshteyn The battle for Cuba began on June 1st 1898, when the United States found the Spanish Caribbean fleet in the harbor of Santiago de Cuba. Never the less U.S. troops needed to land nearby. The U.S. navy being more powerful than the Spanish made it safe for troops to land. On June 22nd the U.S. troops moved to a position to capture the hill at Santiago at which main Spanish forces were staying. Later the main U.S. attacked and captured San Juan Hill. After San Juan Hil...

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[pic] Hernan Cortes Spanish soldier and explorer Born: 1485 Died: 1547 |[pic] | |[pic] In the year of 1485 Hernan Cortes (Hernando Cortez) was born in the small town of Medellin, Spain. When Cortes was a child he decided he wanted to be a Spanish conquistador (conqueror). At the age of 18 Hernan Cortes sailed for the island of Hispaniola, then to the Spanish headquarters of the West Indies. There he became a soldier and a farmer for the Spanish government. He later sailed with the conqueror D...

HISTORICAL HIGHLIGHTS
HISTORICAL HIGHLIGHTS A connecting link between the two rivers was considered by the French explorer to be needed if the French were successful in settling this region of the south. In 1810, the citizens of Knox County, Tennessee (current location of Knoxville) petitioned the U.S. Congress to build the waterway that would shorten the distance by more than 800 miles for trade with New Orleans, Mobile and other ports along the Gulf of Mexico. Shortly after Alabama joined the union in 1819, the st...

Impact on the Natural Environment
Impact on the Natural Environment Year 10 Geography Unit 3: TOURISM Lesson 2; Impact on the Natural Environment Below is a model which you can use to study various places. After you have read each case study, you should fill out the details in the appropriate part of the diagram. Your collection of diagrams will be your notes for this topic. nature of activity eg trail bike riding THE STUDY AREA eg bushland areas on the Peninsula control measures taken eg alternative places provided environmen...

The whirling tropical cyclones that on occasion have wind speeds reach
The whirling tropical cyclones that on occasion have wind speeds reaching 320 kilometers per hour are known as hurricanes - the most powerful storms on earth. Out at sea they can generate 15-meter waves capable of inflicting destruction hundreds of kilometers from their source. Should a hurricane smash into land, gale force winds coupled with extensive flooding can impose great loss of life and millions of dollars in damages. These storms form in all tropical waters (except those of the South A...

Humpback Whale
Humpback Whale Danielle M. Williams Life Science M @ 4:00 November 9, 1998 To look up into the mountains and see the steam rolling from a mountain stream on a cold winters morning is a beautiful sight. However, to look out over the horizon and see the white spray of salt water coming from the blow of a huge humpback whale is much more exciting sight and a whole lot warmer. in the ocean, the color of the water, and The hump-back whale gets its name from the distinctive hump in front of the dorsa...

Product Portfolio
Product Portfolio Pepsi Cola Pepsi Cola beverage business was founded at turn of the century by Caleb Bradham a New Bern N.C druggist who formulated Pepsi Cola. Pepsi Cola Company now produces and markets nearly 200 refreshment beverages to retail, restaurants and food service customers in more then 190 countries and territories around the world and generates revenue of over 18 billion dollars. Although Pepsi holdings over the years have become diverse in such fields as the snack industry and r...

All about the Planets
All about the Planets Mercury: Distance to the Sun- 57,900,000 km Revolution- 88 days Diameter- 4,878 km Rate of rotation- 59 days Moons- 0 Unique Features- It has a range of cliffs 100's of Kilometers long. Was once volcanic. It has changed little since it's formation. Venus: Distance to the Sun- 108,200,000 km Revolution- 225 days Diameter- 12,104 km Rate of rotation- 243 days Moons- 0 Unique Features- It's atmosphere provides an insolating effect, which keeps heat in. Its atmospheric pressur...

Throughout history marijuana has been used to serve various purposes i
Throughout history marijuana has been used to serve various purposes in many different cultures. The purposes have changed over time to fit in with the current lifestyles. This pattern is also true in American history. The use of marijuana has adapted to the social climate of the time. Marijuana, whose scientific name is cannibis sativa, was mentioned in historical manuscripts as early as 2700 B. C. in China. (Grolier Electronic Encyclopedia, 1995). The cultivation of the marijuana plant began a...

LEGALIZE IT
LEGALIZE IT English 102 February 11, 2004 Marijuana has been used by all kinds of people around the world throughout time. Even here in America marijuana has been used by everyone from the Native Americans to promote peace, to George Washington when he was an early hemp farmer (http://www.marijuana.drug-culture.com/). Why then must it be outlawed today? Its just not fair. What could be so bad about a plant? There are many good reasons why marijuana should be legalized, both for medicinal and ...

To the AIDS or cancer patient it is the plant that fights nausea and a
To the AIDS or cancer patient, it is the plant that fights nausea and appetite loss. To the nutritionist, its seed is second only to the soybean in nutritional value, and is a source of cooking oil and vitamins. To the paper or cloth manufacturer, it is the plant that provided much of our paper and clothing for hundreds of years and produces four times more fiber per acre than trees. To the environmentalist, it is the plant that could greatly slow deforestation, restore robbed nutrients by other...

There should have been a NO vote on Proposition 215
There should have been a NO vote on Proposition 215! Marijuana is NOT a medicine! There currently exists controversy concerning smoking marijuana as a medicine. Many leaders and members of the public have been misled, by the well financed and organized pro-drug legalization lobby, into believing there is merit to their argument that smoking marijuana is a safe and effective medicine. A review of the scientific research, expert medical testimony and government agency findings shows this to be fal...

SHOULD MARIJUANA BE LEGALIZED FOR MEDICINAL PURPOSES
SHOULD MARIJUANA BE LEGALIZED FOR MEDICINAL PURPOSES Many people suffer unbearable pain and discomfort from their illnesses and seek any method that might bring relief. Many suffer from chemotherapy treatment, HIV infection related wasting, glaucoma, or other serious ailments that carry an unbearable amount of pain. They first try the drugs that their doctors have prescribed for whatever ails them. These prescribed legal drugs seem to have some benefits, but often carry with them many side effec...

Legalization of Marijuana
Legalization of Marijuana By: Sarah Regester Legalization of marijuana has been an issue for a long time. Marijuana was first brought up as an issue in 1915. It had since then became a much bigger issue in the 1960s and is now being considered for medical purposes in the 1990s. Some of the issues faced can be described as: Legalization for medical purposes and legalization for insufficient reasons (i.e.: smoking it just for own joys ). ( Brownell, 71 ). As a classroom exercise in an upward d...

Marijuana is derived from the hemp plant which is a tall Asiatic plant
Marijuana is derived from the hemp plant which is a tall Asiatic plant having a tough fiber. The fiber can be used to make rope and sailcloth, while marijuana is made from its leaves and flowers. Many names such as, hemp, hashish, pot, grass, and locoweed have known marijuana. There are sexually distinct male and female marijuana plants that produce intoxicating hashish resin. The male plants however produce less resin and more flowers than the female. The substance in the resin that produces e...

Good Drug or Bad Drug
Good Drug or Bad Drug? You have cancer or AIDS. The treatment doctors give you is making you terribly sick and you want to give up. You can't keep food down and you're wasting away. Your doctor knows a drug that will ease the nausea and pain, bring back your appetite and make you feel better. It has few side-effects and there's no lethal dose. But your doctor risks going to jail for recommending it and you risk going to jail for buying or using it. It's marijuana (Jacobs, 618). For hundreds of ...

THE MEDICAL MARIJUANA REBELLION
THE MEDICAL MARIJUANA REBELLION Richard Nixon launched the controversial war on drugs just over a generation ago. Now, 1997, the state of California has taken a new step in the wrong direction in the war on drugs. Yes Proposition 215 won a 56% victory in the November 6, elections. Dennis Peron is a two time federal convicted felon. If he is convicted one more time, Dennis will be mandatoryly sentenced to death under California's three strikes and your out law. Dennis is the head of the Can...

Cannibis Sativa
Cannibis Sativa Throughout history marijuana has been used to serve various purposes in many different cultures. The purposes have changed over time to fit in with the current lifestyles. This pattern is also true in American history. The use of marijuana has adapted to the social climate of the time. Marijuana, whose scientific name is cannibis sativa, was mentioned in historical manuscripts as early as 2700 B. C. in China. (Grolier Electronic Encyclopedia, 1995). The cultivation of the marijua...

Marijuana mary Jane
Marijuana (mary Jane) Throughout history marijuana has been used to serve various purposes in many different cultures. The purposes have changed over time to fit in with the current lifestyles. This pattern is also true in American history. The use of marijuana has adapted to the social climate of the time. Marijuana, whose scientific name is cannibis sativa, was mentioned in historical manuscripts as early as 2700 B. C. in China. (Grolier Electronic Encyclopedia, 1995). The cultivation of the m...

THC
THC THC (Cannabis) Between 1840 and 1900, European and American medical journals published more than 100 articles on the therapeutic use of the drug known then as Cannabis indica (or Indian hemp) and now as marijuana. It was recommended as an appetite stimulant, muscle relaxant, analgesic, hypnotic, and anticonvulsant. As late as 1913 Sir William Osler recommended it as the most satisfactory remedy for migraine headaches . Today the 5000-year medical history of cannabis has been almost forgotten...

Is There Any Medical Potential For Marijuana
Is There Any Medical Potential For Marijuana? Is There Any Medical Potential for Marijuana? Marijuana is one of the oldest cultivated plants (Nahas 8). Since it became illegal in 1967, there have been questions of whether or not it is good for purposes, such as medicine, other than being a leisure drug. Debates between pro and con groups for the use of marijuana in the medical profession, have been heated and in recent months, referendums have been pasted in a least three states to make it acces...

Marijuana As A Medicine
Marijuana As A Medicine If your every waking moment was consumed by pain and nausea, wouldn't you ask for medication? What if the only medication legally available would leave you unconscious or do nothing at all? If you were the one suffering, would you resort to the only treatment that allowed you to live normally even though it was illegal? Thousands of people across the country are forced to break the law to ease their pain. They have chosen marijuana over anything legally available because ...

MArijuana
MArijuana Beatriz Lama Prez Marjory Hutchinson ENG 190 9 December 1999 Legalization of Marijuana For many years the use of marijuana for medical purposes has been an issue of controversial discussion. Many claim that marijuana is a drug that has proven itself to be of no medical value in the treatment of terminal illnesses. Those who feel this way, usually ignore the long history of marijuanas medical uses; a history that goes back thousands of years ago. The drug has aided many people with ...

Mary Jane The Devil Weed
Mary Jane: The Devil Weed ABSTRACT: This paper, entitled Mary Jane: The Devil Weed? attempts to examine what we know about marijuana and what problems are associated with its use. The paper examines briefly the history of marijuana legislation, marijuana's known effects, and conclusions about its danger. Early in this century, the government waged a war of terrorism on marijuana, or cannabis sativa. By 1937, forty-six states had laws against the use of marijuana, and its use had already been ...

Use of Marijuana As Medicine
Use of Marijuana As Medicine If your every waking moment was consumed by pain and nausea, wouldn't you ask for medication? What if the only medication legally available would leave you unconscious or do nothing at all? If you were the one suffering, would you resort to the only treatment that allowed you to live normally even though it was illegal? Thousands of people across the country are forced to break the law to ease their pain. They have chosen marijuana over anything legally available bec...

The Need To Legalize Pot
The Need To Legalize Pot Just in, California has become the first state to legalize pot! Unfortunately, for all you proud owners of a two-foot-bong or a three-inch bowl, you must have a prescription from a medical doctor before you light up. Perhaps it's only a crack in the ice, but it is a start to a long-awaited, controversial issue that needs to be touched upon again. In the fall of 1996, Proposition 215 was passed in California, legalizing the medical use of marijuana. Even though the majori...

Why Drugs Should Be Legalized
Why Drugs Should Be Legalized!!!! Man, as a creature, is inherently bored. Since the dawn of time, it has been the natural instinct of man to find alternative methods to enhance his being. The many means by which man has turned to include sex, gambling, and the consumption of substances beyond the requirements of nutrition. The consumption of substances can be further broken down into legal and illegal substances. The question then becomes, who are we to place labels on certain substances by dee...

Les Demoiselles dAvignon
Les Demoiselles dAvignon Les Demoiselles dAvignon (see appendix, figure1) was the prototype of the art movement Cubism. It was painted by the artist Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) and its style resembled nothing within the antiquity of the Western world. Its intentions were of a revolutionary nature; and its achievements were nothing short of its expectations. As Cubism developed, its representation of the subject became increasingly void of naturalistic appearance, until it was bordering on pure...

Qualities of Marriage
Qualities of Marriage ENG 095-097 15 March 2004 Marriage can be a wonderful, lifelong experience for those who find a compatible partner. Both people must be consistent and dedicated to one and other. Making the decision to marry someone should be considered very serious, both mentally and emotionally. Marriage should be based on true love and mutual respect, amongst other qualities to make it overall successful. There are three particularly important qualities that every marriage should have, a...

Detection of Biological Molecules
Detection of Biological Molecules Introduction: Without carbon, nitrogen, hydrogen, sulfur, oxygen and phosphorus, life wouldn't exist. These are the most abundant elements in living organisms. These elements are held together by covalent bonds, ionic bonds, hydrogen bonds, and disulfide bonds. Covalent bonds are especially strong, thus, are present in monomers, the building blocks of life. These monomers combine to make polymers, which is a long chain of monomers strung together. Biological mol...

Radio A Form of Communication
Radio: A Form of Communication Physics Idoh Gersten Mr. Zambizi Physics March 12, 1995 Radio is a form of communication in which intelligence is transmitted without wires from one point to another by means of electromagnetic waves. Early forms of communication over great distances were the telephone and the telegraph. They required wires between the sender and receiver. Radio, on the other hand, requires no such physical connection. It relies on the radiation of energy from a transmitting antenn...

Mad Cow Disease
Mad Cow Disease Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), better know as Mad cow disease is a relatively new disease. Most sources state that BSE first showed up in Great Britain in 1986 [Dealler p.5] but some say it popped up in 1985 [Greger p.1]. However the official notification was not until 21 June, 1988 [Dealler stats. p.1]. Spongiform encephalopathies are invariable fatal neurodegenerative diseases and there is no treatment nor is there a cure for this disease [Greger p.1]. The recent scare...

Hitler And WWII
Hitler And WWII Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitlers Early Years Adolf Hitler was born in the small Austrian town of Branau on the 20th of April 1889. He came from a middle-class family that lived comfortably, although he suggested in his book Mein Kampf that his family was poor and his childhood was filled with hardship. His father Alois Hitler was a customs official with the Austrian Civil Service. His mother, Klara was a former servant girl and became Alois third wife. The young Hitler had ability bu...

Jennifer Keele
Jennifer Keele English 300 11 September 2003 California Conspiracy In 2003, as California fell further and further into economic despair, the people of the Golden State began to search for something or someone to blame. Soon all eyes turned towards current Governor Gray Davis. Media reports rampantly ran stories of how Davis had lied to California voters about the state's $34.6 billion dollar budget deficit to get reelected. After reelection Gov. Davis declared that he was planning to fix the...