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  • "green" Technology

    "green" Technology

    "Green" technology - it is not only trendy and always a hot topic of conversation. Today using of technologies that help conserve resources and produce their own energy is becoming a necessity. Bills for water, gas, electricity grow every year and worn out communications only increase the costs. In this situation, a competent use and operation of "green" technologies may be the optimal solution looming energy crisis. Today in many houses already has applied certain

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    Submitted: June 14, 2015 By: Яся Пирожко
  • 'don't Ask, Don't Get': The Gender Gap in Salary Negotiations

    'don't Ask, Don't Get': The Gender Gap in Salary Negotiations

    Despite all the examples of woman leaders from politics to the business world, the gender gap in a salary negotiations is still a big issue in the current society. Based on researches, woman are less likely to negotiate for their first offer than man, even for high-educated woman. A women graduate student tends to get $10,000 less salary than their man peers. Negotiation is an important way to get higher salary, but at the same

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    Submitted: March 8, 2016 By: carolineq
  • 1 in 5 Kinds

    1 in 5 Kinds

    One in five American parents believe their kids are spending too much time on the Internet, though most say the online activities have not affected grades either way, a new survey indicates. In a study to be released Wednesday by the University of Southern California, 21 percent of adult Internet users with children believe the kids are online too long, compared with 11 percent in 2000. Still, that is less than the 49 percent

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    Submitted: March 20, 2010 By: Jon
  • 12 Angry Men

    12 Angry Men

    Twelve Angry Men The jury in a trial is selected to examine certain facts and determine truth based only upon the evidence presented to them in court. It is assumed that the jurors will judge fairly and without any personal bias. In spite of this assumption people will be people and in some cases, logic and emotion will collide. An excellent example that shows precisely what I’m talking about is in the movie Twelve Angry

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    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Mike
  • 12 Angry Men

    12 Angry Men

    The movie Twelve Angry Men begins with an eighteen year old boy from the ghetto who is on trial for the murder of his abusive father. A jury of twelve men are locked in the deliberation room to decide the fate of the young boy. All evidence is against the boy and a guilty verdict would send him to die in the electric chair. The judge informs the jurors that they are faced with a

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    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: David
  • 15% Tax Across the Board

    15% Tax Across the Board

    15% Tax Across the Board Money, I bet I have your attention now? Hard working Americans are consistently held down due to taxes. There are many unnecessary taxes that are taken from each individual every single year. The 15% sales tax concept eliminates the frustration and confusion of the different kinds of taxes, and creates more money for the federal government. This concept has been overlooked year after year since its conception. This is a

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    Submitted: April 15, 2010 By: Mike
  • 16 Blocks: Jacks Ethical Dilemma

    16 Blocks: Jacks Ethical Dilemma

    Jack Mosley’s ethical dilemma – 16 Blocks The movie is about a New York City Police Officer Jack Mosley (Bruce Willis) who reluctantly accepts the duty to escort a witness, Eddie Bunker (Mos Def) 16 blocks from the City Jail to the Courthouse. Jack is a detective with considerable experience, dependent on alcohol, operates as a loner who is marking time for retirement and pension. Eddie is a chatterbox who tests Jack’s patience and questions

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: July
  • 16 Century History

    16 Century History

    Joseph His.152 12/3/06 Textbook Assignment, Chapter 28: ( Define) 1.Iron Curtain: Winston Churchill's term for the Cold War division between the Soviet-dominated East and the U.S.-dominated West. (p.658) 2.Cold War (1945-1991) The ideological struggle between communist (Soviet Union) and capitalism (United States) for world influence. The Soviet Union and the United States came to the brink of actual war during the Cuban missile crisis but never attacked one another. The Cold War came to

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    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Andrew
  • 18: Adult or Adolescent?

    18: Adult or Adolescent?

    18: Adult or Adolescent Imagine you’re a 17-year-old teenager, on the brink of finally turning 18 and gaining the glorious title of adult. Along with turning 18 and becoming an adult comes new privileges and responsibilities. One is the ability to fight for this country and also exercise ones right to vote. If turning 18 allows one to take part in such adult activities, should the legal drinking age be reduced to 18 also?

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    Submitted: January 21, 2010 By: Mike
  • 1900 Vs. Now: Are the Traumas of Today Damaging the Children of Tomorrow?

    1900 Vs. Now: Are the Traumas of Today Damaging the Children of Tomorrow?

    The psyche of a child is precious but fragile, and what goes on in their lives during those delicate years from about 3 to 17 are the events that will make them the people that they will be for the rest of there lives. Clearly, everyday life in 1900 was much different may have been much harder than life today, but what may be unclear is whether the children today are any better off than

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    Submitted: June 13, 2010 By: Mike
  • 1968 Washington Riots

    1968 Washington Riots

    1968 Washington Riots INTRODUCTION: Scene 1: # Street U and 13th 36 years have passed since the DC riot. This is the place where thirteen people died and thousands were injured during a three day riot. Nowadays, we cannot find any trace of the riot that occurred at that time. Only the elderly people still have the memory of the day of the riot. # old pedestrian ; “at that time I was 22, park

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Jack
  • 1984: Dangers of Totalitarianism

    1984: Dangers of Totalitarianism

    he was engaged in the attempt to strengthen legal constraints on trade unions still more tightly than had been proposed under the abortive reforms of Wilson's government. The resulting polarised climate of industrial relations led to the downfall of his government. The Dangers of Totalitarianism 1984 is a political novel written with the purpose of warning readers in the West of the dangers of totalitarian government. Having witnessed firsthand the horrific lengths to which totalitarian

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    Submitted: March 26, 2010 By: Mike
  • 2 Double Spaced Paper

    2 Double Spaced Paper

    Description of Forbidden City The Forbidden City, also called Palace Museum or Gulgong in Chinese, is located at the center of Beijing. It was the imperial palace during the Ming and Qing dynasties. It is to the north of Tiananmen Square. Forbidden City is the world's largest palace complex. It covers approximately 720,000 square meters. The Forbidden City is surrounded by 3 imperial gardens. Jingshan park in the north, Zhongnanhai in the west, and to

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Kevin
  • 2000 Us Presidential Election

    2000 Us Presidential Election

    Introduction The US Presidential Election of 2000 featured George W. Bush and Al Gore. It will go down in history as one of the most closest electionsЎ¦ in US history. It also goes down as one of the most controversial. The final decision was based on just a few hundred votes in Florida. The controversy began when the media prematurely declared the winner twice based solely on exit polls. They finally conceded that the Florida

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    Submitted: April 22, 2010 By: Wendy
  • 2008 Bejing Olympics

    2008 Bejing Olympics

    After nearly seven years and billions upon billions of dollars spent on preparation, China is finally on the cusp of hosting its coming-out party: the 2008 Beijing Olympics. China's president and the country's top athlete launched the Beijing Olympics torch relay on March 31st in Tiananmen Square, amid cheering, dancing and tight security, marking the symbolic start to the Summer Games. It will return to Beijing on August 6th after traveling throughout China, two days

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    Submitted: January 1, 2010 By: Mike
  • 21st Century Advertisement Tactics

    21st Century Advertisement Tactics

    21st Century Advertisement Tactics At first glance you see an incredibly handsome man embracing an enchanting young lady. The two appear to in love. They are all alone, kissing in a dark gloomy subway station. How can this be an advertisement for menЎ¦s shoes? Most advertisements use appealing visuals like these to sell their products. Many of those techniques are illogical, deceptive, and some may even be considered too erotic. The attached advertisement for shoes

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    Submitted: March 14, 2010 By: Wendy
  • 21st Century Leadership

    21st Century Leadership

    The intent of this paper is to review some of the qualities and traits of leadership that will be critical as American society continues into the 21st century. The focus of this paper will be on societal leadership, specifically, the political leadership of the United States. This paper will present the theory that there are several skills necessary in our leadership for the continued success of American society. There can be no question that the

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    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Mike
  • 21st Century Living

    21st Century Living

    The 21st Century is just around the corner and with it will come many changes in today’s modern society. Changes occur daily, yet taken into view yearly these changes become extremely noticeable. The people of today’s society are changing everyday, and therefore so is the world. This report will express personal beliefs on what will occur in the 21st century. Within it are examples such as, crime rates, personalities, religion, and living environments. The 21st

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    Submitted: April 16, 2010 By: Mike
  • 22nd Amendment on Bush

    22nd Amendment on Bush

    This article presents an issue that states a possibility that the current President of the United States is considering to run for another term for the next election. In order for such an event to happen, Amendment XXII would have to be abolished, thus giving the President to serve unlimited terms if elected properly. With the situation at hand, several people think this should be encouraged because if a President serving more than two terms

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    Submitted: January 19, 2010 By: Tommy
  • 22nd Amendment on Bush

    22nd Amendment on Bush

    This article presents an issue that states a possibility that the current President of the United States is considering to run for another term for the next election. In order for such an event to happen, Amendment XXII would have to be abolished, thus giving the President to serve unlimited terms if elected properly. With the situation at hand, several people think this should be encouraged because if a President serving more than two terms

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    Submitted: February 27, 2010 By: Jack
  • 25 Ways to Be Nicer to the Earth

    25 Ways to Be Nicer to the Earth

    1. How can you as an individual be gentler to the Earth? List at least twenty-five (25) things you can do to be more gentle to our planet. Most people would not believe that, as an individual, he/she can make a difference in helping the environment, but they can. One person can help to make a difference and there are many, simple and everyday actions an individual can do to be gentler to the Earth.

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    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Artur
  • 2nd Amendment

    2nd Amendment

    The Second Amendment “A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.” This timeless phrase, the Second Amendment of the United States’ Constitution, is an enduring example of the principles and ideals that our country was founded on. With this statement, the founders of this country explicitly and perpetually guaranteed the American individual the right to keep

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    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Mike
  • 2nd Amendment

    2nd Amendment

    Outline 4/19/99 Tyree White 2guy@vvm.com Specific Goals: I want to encourage gun ownership. Introduction I. What is the foundation of modern technology? It's the history of the gun. Thesis Statement: I will persuade you in that, (1) federal gun control laws are unconstitutional, and (2) I will prove the 2nd Amendment is both a "State" and "Individual Right." Body I.The foundation of our country is based in English Bill of Rights and the American

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    Submitted: February 12, 2010 By: Jack
  • 2nd Amendment Rights

    2nd Amendment Rights

    Current Issues In spite of extensive recent discussion and much legislative action with respect to regulation of the purchase, possession, and transportation of firearms, as well as proposals to substantially curtail ownership of firearms, there is no definitive resolution by the courts of just what right the Second Amendment protects. United States v. Cruikshank, 92 U.S. 542 (1876) was the first case in which the Supreme Court had the opportunity to interpret the Second Amendment.

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    Submitted: March 4, 2010 By: Steve
  • 2nd Amendment Speech

    2nd Amendment Speech

    Outline 4/19/99 Tyree White 2guy@vvm.com Specific Goals: I want to encourage gun ownership. Introduction I. What is the foundation of modern technology? It's the history of the gun. Thesis Statement: I will persuade you in that, (1) federal gun control laws are unconstitutional, and (2) I will prove the 2nd Amendment is both a "State" and "Individual Right." Body I.The foundation of our country is based in English Bill of Rights and the American Revolution.

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    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Victor
  • 3 Most Important Things a Child Should Be Taught

    3 Most Important Things a Child Should Be Taught

    The fabric of society is formed by progressive generations based on a collection of tightly held values and morals. We advanced as a society by teaching future generations proper conduct, a common language and beliefs, such as religion and traditions, that are appropriate for functioning as a collective member in that society. Thus, is it our duty as citizens to ensure that our children are left with an intact society and to provide the tools

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    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Steve
  • 3 Traits to Being a Successful Politician

    3 Traits to Being a Successful Politician

    As a young kindergarten student at naptime, I was always restless, simply because my playing such a small role in the world seemed inadequate to me at the time. As the years wore on, though, I realized that the saying, “You must crawl before you can walk,” is very true. Every great person had to endure being a child, teenager, and so forth. Therefore, I no longer wish to be older. These transitional years

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    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Fonta
  • 3rd Wave Feminism

    3rd Wave Feminism

    Lois Banner uses the term and discusses the idea of a “third wave” of feminism in chapter seven. “Third wave” feminism refers to the period beginning in the mid-1980s and on into 1990s where a new generation of feminism and feministic ideals were founded. In order to understand the “third wave” there must be an understanding of the “second wave.” In short, “second wave” feminism focused primarily on the inclusion of women in traditionally male-dominated

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    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Artur
  • 4 C’s Od Capitalism

    4 C’s Od Capitalism

    Econ paper Exam II Capitalism can be defined as a system in which one group owns the means of production and another groups is coerced into working for that first group. That basically means that one group of people own the land / machines / materials to produce a good. But that good is not magically going to materialize all by itself. Someone has to do that work. Be it programming a computer to

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    Submitted: May 17, 2010 By: Janna
  • 48 Romentic Things to Do for Ur Lover

    48 Romentic Things to Do for Ur Lover

    48 Romentic things To Do For Ur Lover 1. Watch the sunset together. 2. Whisper to each other. 3. Cook for each other. 4. Walk in the rain. 5. Hold hands 6. Buy gifts for each other. 7. Roses. 8. Find out their favorite cologne/perfume and wear it every time you're together. 9. Go for a long walk down the beach at target="_blank" Minute="0" Hour="0">midnight. 10. Write poetry for each other. 11. Hugs are the

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    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Mikki

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