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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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  • Yahoo

    Yahoo

    In January 1994, Jerry Yang and David Filo were Electrical Engineering graduate students at Stanford University when they created a website named "David and Jerry's Guide to the World Wide Web".[3] David and Jerry's Guide to the World Wide Web was a directory of other web sites, organized in a hierarchy, as opposed to a searchable index of pages. In April 1994, "David and Jerry's Guide to the World Wide Web" was renamed "Yahoo!".[4][5] The

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    Submitted: May 1, 2011 By: yellow21
  • Yahoo Analysze

    Yahoo Analysze

    COMPANY BACKGROUND Yahoo! Began as a student hobby and evolved into a global brand that has changed the way people communicate with each other, find and access information and purchase things. The two founders of Yahoo!, David Filo and Jerry Yang, Ph.D. candidates in Electrical Engineering at Stanford University started their guide in a campus trailer in February 1994 as a way to keep track of their personal interests on the Internet. Before long they

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Jon
  • Yalta

    Yalta

    Questions on this topic? Just ask! The Yalta Conference, sometimes called the Crimea Conference and codenamed the Argonaut Conference, was the wartime meeting from February 4, 1945 to February 11, 1945 between the heads of government of the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Soviet Union—President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Premier Joseph Stalin, respectively. Contents [hide] 1 The conference 2 Major points 3 Legacy 4 See also 5 Bibliography and

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    Submitted: April 19, 2011 By: aizeltine_2920
  • Yasunari Kawabata

    Yasunari Kawabata

    Yasunari Kawabata was the first Japanese person to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. His style combined elements of classic Japanese prose with modern psychological narrative and exploration of human sexuality. Deeply influenced by the culture of his homeland, his writings capture the vivid and melancholy beauty and spirituality of Japan, while his own experiences and studies contributed to his assay into emotion. Kawabata was born on June 11, 1899 in Osaka, Japan into

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    Submitted: February 26, 2010 By: David
  • Yes

    Yes

    Citation: (Strunk & White, 1979). Chapter or section in a book (online & print): Beers, M. H., & Berkow, R. (1999). Mood disorders. In The Merck manual of diagnosis and therapy (17th ed., sec. 15, chap. 189). Retrieved January 17, 2003, from http://www.merck.com/pubs/mmanual/section15/chapter189/189a.htm Stephan, W. G. (1985). Intergroup relations. In G. Lindzey & E. Aronson (Eds.), The handbook of social psychology (3rd ed., Vol. 2, pp. 599с658). New York: Random House. Citations: (Beers & Berkow,

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    Submitted: April 17, 2010 By: Janna
  • Yo Mama

    Yo Mama

    How family makes you who you are? Families enable a certain type of authority that enforces their children to be who they are. They're authority sets them different from other families. Families set different standards for their kids to achieve. The different roles in the family also enable their children to act and do things differently than others. There are different places where families have different standards to the ones here in the America. The

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    Essay Length: 278 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 2, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Yo Yo Ma

    Yo Yo Ma

    Please read the following rules before you bid. If you do not agree to any of them, don't bid on the auction. Violator's bid may be canceled and negative feedbacks will be left on bidders who do not follow through. 1. Payment: Buyer is required to prepay. Payment by Credit Card (Visa/MasterCard/Discover), Electronic Check or Wire Transfer is available through PayDirect, PayPal.com and BillPoint. Linux Cubes also accepts Cashier's Check and Money Orders. However,

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    Essay Length: 750 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 2, 2010 By: Max
  • Yooooooooooooooooooo

    Yooooooooooooooooooo

    At first Gulliver’s travels comes off as a fantasy/adventure, but in actuality it’s a satirical commentary on society in Johnathan Swift. It starts off with Gulliver talking about himself. Later he gets shipwrecked and ends up in Lilliput, where the people are 6 inches tall. At first they think Gulliver is an enemy, but then realize he is no threat. He is taken to the palace and housed in a cursed temple. Gulliver is amazed

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    Submitted: April 28, 2010 By: Wendy
  • You Are the Best

    You Are the Best

    This is just a test richard avedon was born in new york on may 15, 1923 of russian-jewish immigrant parents. he attended dewitt clinton high school in the bronx, but never completed an academic education. in 1940, at age 17, avedon dropped out of high school and joined the merchant marine's photographic section, taking personnel identification photos. later, he went on several missions to photograph shipwrecks. upon his return in 1944, he found a job

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Mike
  • Yulik

    Yulik

    w, it was upon them. The feeling of anticipation was in the air. Towards the end of Junior Red Cross, Miss Ralston announced that next week Alma Niles and Joyce Shipley would go for the water. In my opinion, the theme for this story would be along the lines of, "Together, we are strong. Divided, we are weak.", to never lose hope, and to not underestimate your worth. For instance, one part that stood out

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    Submitted: May 18, 2011 By: kirillova
  • Zachie Bin Ladan

    Zachie Bin Ladan

    My life is a cluttered drawer if you looked inside you would see a variety of pictures. Pictures of places far and near. Pictures of friends, family and loved ones. In the back of the drawer tools for the tinkering that everything seems to need at one time or another. Different types of music would be scattered throughout the drawer on tapes and CD's for the good times and the bad. Often I sit in

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    Submitted: February 26, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Zachie Bin Ladan

    Zachie Bin Ladan

    My life is a cluttered drawer if you looked inside you would see a variety of pictures. Pictures of places far and near. Pictures of friends, family and loved ones. In the back of the drawer tools for the tinkering that everything seems to need at one time or another. Different types of music would be scattered throughout the drawer on tapes and CD’s for the good times and the bad. Often I sit in

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    Essay Length: 557 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 3, 2010 By: Monika
  • Zack’s Story

    Zack’s Story

    My Story For as long as I can remember I have always considered myself to be a special person. Now I know that sounds kind of stupid and your probably saying to yourself that everyone thinks that im a dumb ass, and I understand that. But I do believe that I am a special kid. I look at life in a real funny way, like it is just a series of quizzes and tests that

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    Submitted: March 26, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Zambia, Africa Journal

    Zambia, Africa Journal

    October 15, 2003 Dear Diary: Today was another hot and dry day in Kaoma, Zambia. The temperature reached as high as 96 degrees. I guess you could say that today was another typical way. I woke up this morning at 6:00 to go to work. I work along my mother and two sisters. We all work around 60 hours a week to provide food and shelter for the family. My father left about a

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    Submitted: January 15, 2010 By: Bred
  • Zara Analysis

    Zara Analysis

    repared for: Athens AOL Time Warner Management Prepared by: Courtney Tucker Briana Jenkins Hilary Gilway Stefanie Walsh Roberta Wainwright Date: 3.7.2001 Team Four Copeland Hall Ohio University Athens, Ohio 45701 March 7, 2001 Athens AOL Time Warner 28 Station Street Athens, Ohio 45701 Dear Chairman of the Acting Board of Overseers of the Athens Time Warner Cable Company, Dr. James Perotti, Dr. Arthur Marinelli, Prof. Larry Rogers, Prof. Greg Waller: After thorough research of your

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    Submitted: December 25, 2011 By: best
  • Zarathustra

    Zarathustra

    There is little known about Zarathustra’s life. The people of his homeland, did not keep any records, so therefore there are no eyewitness accounts of him. There is much controversy on where and when he was born. Many of the guesses say that he lived in the tenth or ninth century B.C., or in the sixth or seventh century B.C. or, in 600 B.C.E, or even between 1500-1000 B.C. His followers celebrate his birthday on

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    Essay Length: 442 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 29, 2010 By: Max
  • Zoology

    Zoology

    Zoology Zoology is the study of animal life. Zoologists research everything they think to ask about animals, including their anatomy and interrelationships, their physiology and genetics, their distributions and habitats. Human beings have been zoologists for as long as there have been human beings. As humans, we are intricately tied to animal life - we've depended on many of them for food, work, and friendship throughout our evolution and history....not to mention that we ARE

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Zora Neale Hurston

    Zora Neale Hurston

    Zora Neale Hurston On March 21, 1924, the National Urban League, spearheaded by Charles Johnson, held a dinner to introduce new literary talent to New York City’s black community. This dinner party resulted in the Survey Graphic, a magazine whose attention was upon social and cultural pluralism, to publish a special Harlem edition, which would feature the works of Harlem’s black writers and was to be edited by Alain Locke. Locke, a literary scholar, black

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Edward
  • Zora Neale Hurston

    Zora Neale Hurston

    Zora Neale Hurston On January 7, 1891, Zora Neale Hurston was born in the tiny town of Notasulga, Alabama. She was the fifth of eight children in the Hurston household. Her father John was a carpenter, sharecropper, and a Baptist preacher; and her mother Lucy, a former schoolteacher. Within a year of Zora's birth, the family moved to Eatonville, Florida; a town, which held historical significance as the first, incorporated Black municipality in the

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    Essay Length: 595 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Zora Neale Hurston

    Zora Neale Hurston

    Zora Neale Hurston was an American folklorist and author during the time of the Harlem Renaissance, best known for the novel Their Eyes Were Watching God. Hurston began her undergraduate studies at Howard University but left after a few years, unable to support herself. She was later offered a scholarship to Barnard College where she received her B.A. in anthropology in 1927. While at Barnard, she conducted ethnographic research under her advisor, the noted anthropologist

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    Essay Length: 620 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 12, 2010 By: Anna

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