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Study the biographies of people who have significantly influenced global change. Such people have appeared at all times throughout human history to give the world something new and unexplored.

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  • Syd Barrett

    Syd Barrett

    Born on January 6, 1946, Roger Keith Barrett was raised in CambridgeEngland. He was given the nickname "Syd" as a youngster, while attending the city's High School, where his friends included Roger Waters and David Gilmour, and it stuck with him as he grew up. In his late teens, after his father died, he started producing paintings and music. He was an originating member of The Abdabs, The T-Sets, Sigma 6, and other names such

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    Submitted: February 6, 2010 By: Monika
  • Syd Barrett

    Syd Barrett

    Born on January 6, 1946, Roger Keith Barrett was raised in CambridgeEngland. He was given the nickname "Syd" as a youngster, while attending the city's High School, where his friends included Roger Waters and David Gilmour, and it stuck with him as he grew up. In his late teens, after his father died, he started producing paintings and music. He was an originating member of The Abdabs, The T-Sets, Sigma 6, and other names such

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    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Monika
  • Sylvester Enzio Stallone

    Sylvester Enzio Stallone

    Sylvester Enzio Stallone was born on July 6th, 1946, in Hells Kitchen, a poor neighborhood in New York City. During his birth, doctors used forceps to pull his head out. The trauma left his lower left side of his face paralyzed, which gave him the slurred speech, drooping lower lip and crooked left eye. His childhood was not spent with his family, but with an elderly woman in a New York City boardinghouse. At the

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    Submitted: January 10, 2010 By: Steve
  • Sylvester Stallone

    Sylvester Stallone

    Sylvester Enzio Stallone was born on July 6th, 1946, in Hells Kitchen, a poor neighborhood in New York City. During his birth, doctors used forceps to pull his head out. The trauma left his lower left side of his face paralyzed, which gave him the slurred speech, drooping lower lip and crooked left eye. His childhood was not spent with his family, but with an elderly woman in a New York City boardinghouse. At the

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    Submitted: February 3, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Sylvia Plath

    Sylvia Plath

    Sylvia Plath One would think if someone writes about death in all of their writing, that that person is depressed or crazy. Sylvia Plath was depressed and psychotic in certain stages of her life, which is why people were so fascinated with her. How could a young, beautiful, brilliant woman be so sad and dreary? As one looks at her life one realizes her life was very mournful and dark, which is why darkness and

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    Submitted: May 7, 2010 By: Mike
  • Sylvia Porter

    Sylvia Porter

    Sylvia Porter was one of the most successful financial columnists and writers in America. At the height of her career, she had over forty million people reading her syndicated financial columns. When Sylvia was a freshman in college, the affects of the stock market crash made her realize that the economy had to change. Switching her major to economics, Sylvia wanted to better understand the reason why the stock market had crashed. After college, she

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    Submitted: February 21, 2010 By: Mikki
  • System Information

    System Information

    Crafting your paper around a particular case study has the advantage that it will assist to be specific and not get lost in a superficial summary of everything that the unit may have touched upon. If you decide to go down this path, you could choose to select one of (at least) three options. The options for choosing a case include: • A real life OHS incident or disaster • Your current or previous employer

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    Submitted: May 6, 2011 By: wlee4954
  • T-Mobile Usa

    T-Mobile Usa

    T-Mobile USA is a national provider of wireless service. This company has one of the widest networks of wireless communications. With devices as far as blackberries and sidekicks—they were among the first to connect the cellular gimmicks to adhere with electronic-mailing services and AOL instant messenger features. What started out as VoiceStream Wireless in the mid-to-late 1990’s turned into one of the most reputable wireless services T-Mobile USA in the year 2002. According to the

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    Submitted: February 25, 2010 By: Andrew
  • T.S. Eliot

    T.S. Eliot

    In 1888, Thomas Stearns Eliot, also known as T.S. Eliot, was born in St. Louis, Missouri to Henry Ware Eliot and Charlotte Champe Stearns (T.S. Eliot: Biographical Timeline 1). He was the youngest of seven children and born when his parents were wealthy and secure, after recovering from a previous business failure. His grandfather, William Greenleaf Eliot, had been a protйgй of William Ellery Channing, the dean of American Unitarianism. William Eliot graduated from Harvard

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    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Steve
  • Takashi Murakami

    Takashi Murakami

    Takashi Murakami, is a prolific contemporary Japanese artist. Murakami works in both fine arts media, such as painting; as well as digital and commercial media. He attempts to blur the boundaries between high and low art. He appropriates popular themes from mass media and pop culture, then turns them into thirty-foot sculptures, "Superflat" paintings, or marketable commercial goods such as figurines or phone caddies. Murakami was born in 1962 in Tokyo, where he attended the

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    Submitted: March 14, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Tangerine by Edward Bloor

    Tangerine by Edward Bloor

    Tangerine, by Edward Bloor, is a book with many interesting characters and events. The main character is a visually impaired boy named Paul Fisher. He and his family move to Tangerine, Florida and as soon as they get there strange things occur. People are killed, schools are destroyed and there's all this buzz around Paul's mysterious older brother, Erik. His parent's are blinded by Erik's football talent. Paul may be visually challenged but he can

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    Submitted: February 3, 2010 By: Mike
  • Targets of Satire

    Targets of Satire

    The most abundance evidence for Haliburton’s targets in “The Clockmaker” is Americans. “The Clockmaker” was written when Nova Scotia had “No capital or markets and with a population which had acquired habits that were not suited for a life of meagre income and sober farming” (Klinck, 92-101). Haliburton blamed the Americans for this. One of the reasons he wrote “The Clockmaker” was to enlighten Nova Scotia and the rest of the world about the true

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    Submitted: April 1, 2010 By: regina
  • Task Form Determination

    Task Form Determination

    TitleIdentification of an Unknown PlasmidIn this experiment, we determined the phenotypic capability of an unknown plasmid along with its size. With the use of gel electrophoresis, we analyzed the gel photograph by using a standard DNA marker, Lambda HindIII, and came to a conclusion based on our results. II. AbstractTwo experiments were done to identify an unknown plasmid. The success of these experiments came from the use of modern day technology involving gel electrophoresis. First,

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    Submitted: March 13, 2010 By: Victor
  • Taylor Poe

    Taylor Poe

    The artist formally known as the Perfectionist had a very good year going for him. He won the 2001 Brawl for it All to become number one contender for Archadia's EWF Title, but the merger of EWF and USW canceled any chances he had of winning that. Was thought to be the odds on favorite to win the Owen Hart Memorial Tournament, but no showed, thus throwing his chance at the Title out the window.

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    Submitted: March 17, 2010 By: Mike
  • Taylor- an Artistic Pursuit

    Taylor- an Artistic Pursuit

    Xerri’s Creative Streak is on the Move Christina Farkas News Co-Editor Your mind-you can say-is in artist’s block     Your pencil taps as your imagination is attempting to discover  You scan the room only hoping for inspiration to hit     Then a hit of adrenaline overwhelms your senses     It seems now-the idea has hit you     Your hands grab the edge of a crisp, blank sheet of sketch paper     All you can do now-

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    Submitted: March 5, 2017 By: cfarkas
  • Tears on a Keyboard - a Ghb Addiction - Beaten

    Tears on a Keyboard - a Ghb Addiction - Beaten

    TEARS ON A KEYBOARD - A GHB ADDICTION - BEATEN Intro........ As a writer, I find it quite easy to put things down on paper as you can imagine. In this case, it was the hardest thing that I have ever done in my life. As you read it, please take it all in, it could save your life. I nearly lost mine and I am supposed to be an expert! I have written two

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    Submitted: December 26, 2009 By: Max
  • Ted Bundy

    Ted Bundy

    Serial killers tend to be white heterosexual males in their twenties and thirties. While it is impossible to predict who will become a serial killer there are traits that appear to be similar in all killers. These behaviors include cruelty to animals, bedwetting, lying, drug and alcohol abuse, and a history of violence. According to Robert Ressler, serial homicide involves the murder of separate of separate victims with time breaks between victims, as minimal as

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    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Top
  • Ted Bundy Was a Brutal Serial Killer

    Ted Bundy Was a Brutal Serial Killer

    Works Cited “A Condemned Man’s Last Bequest”. People 6 February, 1989 p. 44-51. Gerdes, Louise. Serial Killers. San Diego: Greenhaven Press Inc.2000. Knappaman, Edward W. Great American Trials. Detroit: New England Publishing, Associates, Inc. 1994. Ted Bundy was a brutal serial killer. He was also very charming and handsome to the ladies, which made it easier to prey on them. He admitted to killing over twenty people just before his execution. Many families were relieved

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Ted Williams: A True All American

    Ted Williams: A True All American

    Ted Williams: A True All American "A man has to have goals-for a day, for a lifetime-and that was mine, to have people say, 'There goes Ted Williams, the greatest hitter who ever lived'" (“My Turn At Bat” 128). Theodore Samuel Williams was born on August 30th 1918 in San Diego, California. His father, a photographer, named him after the late outspoken president Teddy Roosevelt.His mother was a salvation worker of Mexican descent (“My Turn

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    Submitted: April 25, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Teddy Roosevelt

    Teddy Roosevelt

    The most important person in American history is Theodore Roosevelt. During his life, he made a great impact on America. Roosevelt was the 26th president and fought in the Spanish-American War, also known as the Cuban War. He was the most influential person who supported the completion of construction of the Panama Canal. One of the first and most important National Parks, Theodore Roosevelt National Park in western North Dakota, was named after him

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    Submitted: February 2, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Tennessee Williams

    Tennessee Williams

    "Everything in his life is in his plays, and everything in his plays is in his life," Elia Kazan said of Tennessee Williams. Williams, who is considered to be the greatest Southern playwright, inserted many of his own personal experiences into his writing, because he "found no other means of expressing things that seemed to demand expression" (Magill 1087). He stated that his primary sources of inspiration for his works were his family, the South,

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    Submitted: February 18, 2009 By: Jack
  • Tennessee Williams

    Tennessee Williams

    Thomas Lanier Williams was born in Columbus, Mississippi on March 26, 1911. Years later while in college, his Alpha Tau Omega fraternity brothers gave him the name “Tennessee”, both because of his southern accent and his father’s background in Tennessee. He is considered one of the foremost American playwrights of the twentieth century and is best known for The Glass Menagerie, A Streetcar Named Desire, and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. At the age

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Anna
  • Tennessee Williams

    Tennessee Williams

    “Everything in his life is in his plays, and everything in his plays is in his life,” Elia Kazan said of Tennessee Williams. Williams, who is considered to be the greatest Southern playwright, inserted many of his own personal experiences into his writing, because he “found no other means of expressing things that seemed to demand expression” (Magill 1087). He stated that his primary sources of inspiration for his works were his family, the South,

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    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Tennessee Williams

    Tennessee Williams

    Thomas Lanier Williams was born on March 26, 1911 in Columbus, Mississippi. The second of three children, his family life was full of tension. His parents, a shoe salesman and the daughter of a minister, often engaged in violent arguments that frightened his sister Rose. In 1929, he was admitted to the University of Missouri where he saw a production of Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts and decided to become a playwright. But his degree was interrupted

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    Submitted: February 12, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

    Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

    Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama Over the past few decades, there have been many political problems in Tibet. This can be attributed to the ongoing problem between Tibet and China. Tibet had previously, for many years, been faced with occupation by the forces of the People's Republic of China in their land. This was very alarming to many people, including the highly respected Dalai Lama of Tibet. The Dalai Lama has been a very

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    Submitted: March 17, 2010 By: regina
  • Terri Schiavo

    Terri Schiavo

    The end of life is inevitable. For most it is for seen and understood what ones final wishes are. Living wills provide those issues in question with answers. What if an individual does not have a living will? Who would be in charge in making final decisions for someone who cannot physically make those decisions? The story of Terri Schiavo brings about many questions that represents moral, ethical, and legal issues. Terri Schiavo collapsed in

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    Submitted: December 26, 2009 By: Jon
  • Terrible Venezuela Paper

    Terrible Venezuela Paper

    Venezuela By: Kenny George 1/22/07 Senor Reyes 3rd Hour Spanish II Class Venezuela is a quiet country on the northern tip of South America. First colonized in 1522, Venezuela gained its independence on July 5, 1811 after a series of uprisings lead by Francisco de Miranda....and obviously, since we are in a Spanish class, the national language is...you guessed it, Spanish. Venezuela is divided into twenty-three states, a capital district corresponding to the city of

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    Submitted: April 9, 2010 By: regina
  • Terroism

    Terroism

    Terrorism is the use or threat of violence to create fear and alarm. Terrorists murder and kidnap people, set off bombs, hijack airplanes, set fires, and commit other serious crimes. But the goals of terrorists differ from those of ordinary criminals. Most criminals want money or some other form of personal gain. Most terrorists commit crimes to support political causes. The word terrorism first appeared during the French Revolution (1789-1799). Some of the revolutionaries who

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Test

    Test

    I like to think of myself as psychologically healthy in most respects. There is no one part of my life that greatly out weighs any other. I have a history of mental instability’s, but I have worked through my problems in that area. I am in control of my emotions and the affect they have on my life and the lives of the people around me. Spiritually I believe I am healthier than many of

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    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Test

    Test

    : Classic Airlines Marketing SolutionDQ # 2 - Explain the main stages of developing and managing new products. Which stage do you think is most important? Why? DQ # 3 - Why do services pose unique challenges to marketers? How important are customer expectations in regard to managing and maintaining service quality? How important a role does employee or staff satisfaction play in the management of service quality? Individual Assignment: Classic Airlines Marketing Solution •

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    Submitted: May 24, 2010 By: Talisha
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