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  • Can Continental Airlines Continue to Work Hard, Fly Right and Fund the Future

    Can Continental Airlines Continue to Work Hard, Fly Right and Fund the Future

    History of Continental Airlines Continental Airlines began service in 1934 as Varney Speed Lines, named after one of its initial owners, Walter T. Varney operating out of El Paso, Texas and extending through Las Vegas, Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico to Pueblo, Colorado. The airline started with Lockheed Vegas, a single engine plane that carried four passengers. The airline later flew other Lockheed planes, including the Lodestar. It was renamed Continental on 1 July

    Essay Length: 1,967 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: February 27, 2010 By: Top
  • Can Hot Tea Really Cool You Down

    Can Hot Tea Really Cool You Down

    Is it true or just an old wive's tale? It's a tale we've all heard, usually in the form of a helpful suggestion from a friend. Whenever you mention that you're hot, someone will point out that (believe it or not!) you can cool off by drinking hot tea. The logic behind this claim, is that the hot tea makes you sweat and that helps cool you off. Makes perfect sense, doesn't it? Funny how

    Essay Length: 312 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Anna
  • Can Knowledge Be Harmful

    Can Knowledge Be Harmful

    There have been many times in my life when I have heard people use idiomatic expressions such as "some things are better left unsaid" and "what you don't know can't hurt you." I had never thought too much about these statements before, merely assuming them to be random expressions with no debatable meaning. However, several days ago I was talking with one of my friends about dating and she said "the knowledge that he's going

    Essay Length: 1,205 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Can My Mp Effectively Represent Me or My Constituency?

    Can My Mp Effectively Represent Me or My Constituency?

    Members of Parliament (MPs) are chosen as representatives of constituencies all over Britain by the people. Whether these MPs represent each individual and his or her views fairly in the House of Commons, it is up to each individual to decide. MPs are chosen by voters on the electoral list who choose to go vote for candidates they want to be their "local" MPs; people who will represent their constitution in the House of Commons.

    Essay Length: 435 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 16, 2010 By: Mike
  • Can one Raise a Sunken Vessel with Ping-Pong Balls?

    Can one Raise a Sunken Vessel with Ping-Pong Balls?

    Can One Raise A Sunken Vessel With Ping-Pong Balls? Being assigned an I-Search paper, I was to acquire a question that was appealing to me, and that I did. It all started after mindless searches via the internet and some procrastination, to which I found myself to be in front of the television. While I knew I should be looking for a suitable question, I still sat there watching on. I happened to be flipping

    Essay Length: 911 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Jack
  • Can Slot Machines Uplift a Nation?

    Can Slot Machines Uplift a Nation?

    Can Slot Machines Uplift a Nation? When the subject of Native Americans or Indian reservations is brought up most people bring casino gambling to mind. Approximately five hundred and sixty tribes are recognized by the federal government, and only about one third conduct casino style gambling. (Light and Rand 9) Reservations are sovereign nations, meaning tribes are "Dependent on and subordinate to, only the federal government, not the states." (Light and Rand 36) This has

    Essay Length: 3,062 Words / 13 Pages
    Submitted: December 26, 2009 By: David
  • Can the Public School Produce Good Citizens?

    Can the Public School Produce Good Citizens?

    Can the Public School Produce Good Citizens? It's important to know what's happening in someone's community. At least that's what a good citizen would do. A good citizen would know what's happening whether it's good or bad. If everyone were a bad citizen, there would be much confusion. Also, if everyone were a good citizen there would be no confusion. That is why people should be a good citizen. A good citizen is involved in

    Essay Length: 291 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 18, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Can We Pass Parenting Courses

    Can We Pass Parenting Courses

    Can We Pass Parenting Courses? At some point every parent, new or experienced, gets stressed out or really tired. Once parents are this upset it's very easy for them to lose their cool. Everyone parent has reached this point of exhaustion, when the slightest look can set them off. Usually, this just leads to them losing their temper and overreacting to a mischievous act from their children, which leaves the parent feeling very bad. However,

    Essay Length: 832 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Mike
  • Canada and Xenophobia

    Canada and Xenophobia

    The world is your oyster. This is a statement that for many is not as true as it sounds. We live in a world that is, to some extent, available for all to enjoy. It is when we start giving restrictions and implications for people to experience our planet, that we find an unpleasantness in the world. Multicultural states and democracy have a direct correlation. Both of them are on the increase. From decades of

    Essay Length: 831 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: Janna
  • Canada Diamonds

    Canada Diamonds

    Introduction The objective of this assignment is to find the best model for predicting the price of a diamond based on the four C’s – Cut, Carat, Clarity, and Color. Our goal is to see which of these variables has the greatest influence on the pricing of diamonds. In order to accomplish this, we will analyze a random selection of 44 round cut and 6 princess-cut diamonds from After analyzing our random sample, we

    Essay Length: 4,112 Words / 17 Pages
    Submitted: March 24, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Canada Election

    Canada Election

    Election 2006 my political riding---- 2006 Candidates: CON: Roxanne James GRN: Andrew Strachan LIB: John Cannis NDP: Dorothy Laxton Riding Profile- Scarborough, ON This raiding mainly concentrated on suburban Toronto which was a part of the former city of Scarborough. The riding runs from the hydro transmission line, the CN Rail line and Eglinton Avenue East in the south to Highway 401 in the north. It falls between Toyota Place and Bellamy Road North in

    Essay Length: 439 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 29, 2010 By: David
  • Canada Law

    Canada Law

    There has been a lot of public outcry about the efficiency and efforts of the Canadian forces in dealing with the issues of organized crime, since this type of crime seems to be an ever-present threat that greatly worries the general public. However, contrary to what has been said, the Canadian Forces are in fact putting forth a huge effort and are doing enough to fight organized crime in Canada. These efforts of the Canadian

    Essay Length: 1,234 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 22, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Canada: Drug Abuse

    Canada: Drug Abuse

    Introduction Drug use and abuse is as old as mankind itself. Human beings have always had a desire to eat or drink substances that make them feel relaxed, stimulated, or euphoric. Wine was used at least from the time of the early Egyptians; narcotics from 4000 B.C.; and medicinal use of marijuana has been dated to 2737 B.C. in China. But it was not until the nineteenth century that the active substances in drugs were

    Essay Length: 1,423 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Max
  • Canada’s Copyright Law

    Canada’s Copyright Law

    Canada's copyright law is one of our hardest laws to enforce. The reason the police have so much trouble enforcing this law, is due to technology. This law is very easy to break, and once broken, it is very hard to track down violators. So although some form of a copyright law is needed, the one we have has, too many holes to be effective. There are three main ways in which the copyright law

    Essay Length: 968 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: David
  • Canada’s Messy Political System

    Canada’s Messy Political System

    The current system of governance in Canada leaves, at some level, much to be desired by most regions. Since confederation, each part of the country has had some level of dissatisfaction with the federal government and the economic drawbacks of being such a large country. In no region has the anger been so consistent and validated than in Western Canada. Generally regarded as everything west of Ontario, Western Canada has had a volatile relationship with

    Essay Length: 3,127 Words / 13 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Canadia: Health!!!!

    Canadia: Health!!!!

    Canada's health care system relies extensively on primary care physicians (e.g. general practitioners) who account for about 51% of all practicing physicians in Canada. They are usually the initial contact with the formal health care system and arrange for access to most specialists, hospital admissions, diagnostic testing and prescription drug therapy. Most doctors are private practitioners who work in independent or group practices. Some doctors work in community health centres, hospital-based group practices or work

    Essay Length: 532 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 6, 2010 By: Jack
  • Canadian Advertising

    Canadian Advertising

    Introduction The topic of discussion in this paper is advertising in Canada. It will argue that the Canadian advertising industry strives to protect themselves from competition in the United States. The paper will discuss how the Canadian advertising industry allots their money to different forms of media to ward off the United States competition. Tracing the history of advertising from the early 1960's to the present day, will help to show why Canada concentrates on

    Essay Length: 2,313 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: June 1, 2010 By: Top
  • Canadian Caner Society

    Canadian Caner Society

    The Canadian Cancer Society is a non-profit organization, which is on a pathway to defeat cancer and help those who are fighting with it everyday of their life. They also want to create a world where no fear of cancer exists amongst Canadians and they believe the most important way to behave with the patients is to be caring, provide courage, integrity and be progressive. They provide support for those who are affected by cancer

    Essay Length: 503 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 9, 2010 By: Jon
  • Canadian Coast Guard

    Canadian Coast Guard

    "Leading the way in marine safety, service, and protection of the marine environment." Coast Guard Activities The Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) undertakes programs and activities to achieve its long term objectives and, as a result, contribute to one or more of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans' (DFO) Business Lines. In the case of the Coast Guard, these programs can be viewed as its major service lines and include the following: * Marine Navigation Systems

    Essay Length: 830 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Top
  • Canadian Health Act

    Canadian Health Act

    Canadian Health Act The Canadian Health Act, which sets the conditions with which provincial/territorial health insurance plans must comply if they wish to receive their full transfer payments from the federal government, does not allow charges to insured persons for insured services (defined as medically necessary care provided in hospitals or by physicians). Most provinces have responded through various prohibitions on such payments. This does not constitute a ban on privately funded care; indeed, about

    Essay Length: 356 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Monika
  • Canadian Legal System

    Canadian Legal System

    On September 25th, 3:00PM, I attended the Ontario Traffic Courts at 1530 Markham Road. Room E9 is where the trial took place, my trial to be exact. You see, on April 27th, at 5:15 in the afternoon I was driving on Bathurst and Finch. An officer of the law happened to pull me over and give me a ticket for not stopping at a stop sign. I thought it was unfair because I did stop

    Essay Length: 745 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2008 By: Fatih
  • Canadians at Hong Kong

    Canadians at Hong Kong

    battle of Hong Kong was a disaster waiting to happen to the Canadians from the Japanese. The attack of Hong Kong was an intelligent plan from the Japanese attacks on the Canadians. Hong Kong was over Canadian control when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in the USA however news did not spread to the Canadians in Hong Kong, and Hong Kong was attacked just a few hours later on December 8, 1948 (time when the

    Essay Length: 354 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Cancer


    CANCER All living things are made up of cells. They are the smallest things that are capable of basic life-they take in nutrients when needed, they put out waste and they reproduce. Cells divide (reproduce) at least once during their life, sometimes dozens of times. Organisms rely on this, this is how they grow or repair themselves when they are damaged. A normal body has around 30 trillion cells. Permanent gene mutations are what cause

    Essay Length: 5,945 Words / 24 Pages
    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Mike
  • Cancer


    Topic: Cancer General End: To Persuade Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience that cancer is bad and they should eat a healthy diet. Central Idea: Cancer can be caused by smoking, drinking, sunburns, ect... and there are foods that can help stop cancer. I. What we eat really affects our risk of cancer. A. 35% of all cancers have a nutritional connection. 1. When lifestyle factors such as smoking and sunbathing are included the risk

    Essay Length: 382 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Artur
  • Cancer Research Act of 2001

    Cancer Research Act of 2001

    Running Head: Hematological Cancer Research Act The Hematological Cancer Research Investment and Education Act of 2001 Joe Smith University of Houston-Clear Lake May 1, 2005 The Hematological Cancer Research Investment and Education Act of 2001 The startling reality remains that a great number of people are diagnosed and die of cancer each and every year. Since the beginning of the 1970's, billions of dollars have been funded researching cures and preventions for the numerous types

    Essay Length: 2,384 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Cancer Treatments and Discussion of Possible Drug Functions

    Cancer Treatments and Discussion of Possible Drug Functions

    Characteristics of Cancer Cells 1. They constantly and relentlessly reproduce. 2. The do not obey signals from other neighboring cells. 3. They do not anchor to other cells. 4. The do no specialize in any cell function. They remain immature. Surgery is one of the main treatments for cancer. It is a local treatment. This means it only treats one particular part of the body. Which is, of course, the part the surgeon operates on.

    Essay Length: 421 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 21, 2010 By: Edward
  • Candice's Trip to the Emergency Room

    Candice's Trip to the Emergency Room

    Candice's Trip to the Emergency Room Being a parent is like riding an emotional roller-coaster ride, especially when the ride involves our children getting hurt. One exhausting experience that stands out in my mind is a bike accident with my oldest daughter Candice, which resulted in her first trip to the emergency room. Candice was six at the time and had recently learned how to ride her bike without training wheels. She liked doing tricks

    Essay Length: 827 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 8, 2010 By: July
  • Candle That Lights the World

    Candle That Lights the World

    Cuba is in upheaval, China has three people per square foot, and Spain's main source of income comes from tourism, it seems as if this chaos was inevitable. As an American, it causes me much distress to think what the world would be without the United States. The people of the earth look to America for guidance and aid. It's our nation's duty--- nay, it is our Constitutional responsibility to insure the welfare of the

    Essay Length: 746 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 22, 2010 By: Artur
  • Candy


    Candy Thesis: I. Introduction A. Opening Statement B. Thesis II. Skittles A. B. I would like to think of myself as a healthy eater. I try not to eat much meat during the week and I always eat a variety vegetables. Nevertheless, I have this weakness that renders all my attempts at healthy eating D.O.A. Of course I am talking about candy. Even thought it is almost completely made of sugar, I cannot get enough.

    Essay Length: 790 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 19, 2010 By: Artur
  • Cantebary Tales

    Cantebary Tales

    "But let me briefly make my purpose plain; I preach for nothing but for greed of grain and use the same old text, as bold as brass, the root of evil is desire." (Pardoner's Tale, 1-5, p. 129) In the narrative poem "Pardoner's Tale" the author Geoffrey Chaucer warns his audience the dangers of evil, greed, and desire. The short excerpt from the story above is true because all evil actions committed by criminals are

    Essay Length: 1,118 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: February 2, 2010 By: Monika
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