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  • Alcohol Age Limit

    Alcohol Age Limit

    Andy Vaughn Dr. Russell English 1020-47 October 23, 2001 Drinking Age: Lowered or Not The drinking age in the United States is 21. How ridiculous is that? You are able to do so many things at the age of 18. When a person reaches the age of 18, he or she can leave their homes or be kicked out, and become their own legal guardian. They no longer are required to have their parents sign

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    Essay Length: 439 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Alcohol Consumption

    Alcohol Consumption

    1. Alcohol Changes People’s Behavior To prove that alcohol consumption makes people more aggressive, I have chosen to design an experiment using a group of friends in a bar. One night I will go to a bar with my friends who have not drunk anything earlier that day, and we will order non-alcoholic drinks. In the same bar, I will have two helpers who will be trying to set my friends off by cutting them

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    Essay Length: 303 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 24, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Alcoholism

    Alcoholism

    ALCOHOLISM INTRODUCTION Alcoholism is an illness marked by drinking alcoholism beverage at a level that interferes with physical health, mental health, and social, family, or occupation responsibilities. Alcoholism is divided into two categories dependence and abuse people with alcohol dependence, usually, the most server alcohol disorder, usually experience tolerance and withdraw. Tolerance is a need for marked increased amounts of alcohol to achieve intoxication or the desired effect while withdraw occurs when alcohol is discontinued

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    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Alienware’s Use of Core Competencies

    Alienware’s Use of Core Competencies

    Technology allows a company to continue day-to-day operations as well allow them to handle any growth they may incur. As Alienware is in a highly competitive market space they must implore newer technologies that will allow them to not only keep up with the competition but also provide something more. By using technology to support the company’s core competencies they will be better able to do what they do best as well as flourish in

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    Essay Length: 472 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 1, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Alloy Wheels

    Alloy Wheels

    Alloys They are lightweight, better conductors of heat and fit more snugly than steel variants. But most importantly they improve fuel efficiency...No wonder aluminium alloy wheels are fast becoming the preferred accessory of car consumers IT’S now considered a wonder material for autoville. Aluminium, which is increasingly replacing steel in car factories across the world (including some of the more premium names in the business like BMW and Mercedes Benz), is also the preferred material

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    Essay Length: 939 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 24, 2010 By: Janna
  • Alternative Energy

    Alternative Energy

    As we know, the United States consumes more power than any other country in the world. The success of the U.S. can be directly related to its power consumption. Most of our electricity that power our homes comes from burning fossil fuels (Coal, oil etc.) that puts Co2 in the atmosphere, this is causing major pollution. The U.S. has mainly refused to take this matter seriously, as showed by their refusal to ratify the Kyoto

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    Essay Length: 1,712 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: February 12, 2010 By: Jack
  • Alternative Engines: Are They Worth the Struggle?

    Alternative Engines: Are They Worth the Struggle?

    Jon Mucka1 OVERVIEW: SHOULD ENGINEERS BOTHER? Whether you drive or not, I’m sure you’ve noticed the sudden jump in gas prices. From hurricanes ravaging the gulf coast to the war in Iraq, and a supposed gasoline shortage, many people are left to wonder if there is any end in sight to the drastic hikes. Many people cannot afford to be driving on three dollars per gallon, so they are looking for alternatives. The development of

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    Submitted: April 26, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Alternative Fuel Sources

    Alternative Fuel Sources

    This is just an outline for a power point slide show Outline: Slide 1: Group A Slide 2: This would be the question we decided on. Slide 3: Scope of the Problem • Gasoline Cost • Pollution Slide 4, 5: Terms: • E85: an alcohol fuel mixture that typically contains a mixture of up to 85% denatured fuel ethanol and gasoline. • Flexible Fuel Vehicle: an automobile that can typically use different sources of fuel,

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    Essay Length: 858 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Janna
  • Alternative Fuels

    Alternative Fuels

    As humans continually exploit the earth for their own conveniences they become increasingly aware of the damage they cause. In the last 30 years the population has begun to notice just how serious the problem is and as a result great efforts have been put into amending the environment from our technological follies. Since the use of fossil fuels causes 70% of the earth's air pollution it's only logical that the human race must

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    Submitted: May 21, 2010 By: Top
  • Alternative Fuels : Ethanol

    Alternative Fuels : Ethanol

    With the demand for fossil fuels growing through out the world, there is with out a doubt a lack of supply for this demand. The United States is the world’s highest consumer of fossil fuels because of the amount of Automobiles that we have on the roads every day. This is not one of the statistics that a country should be proud of being at the top of. Since the United States is the leader

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    Essay Length: 565 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 10, 2010 By: Mike
  • Alternatives for Gasoline Internal Combustion Engine

    Alternatives for Gasoline Internal Combustion Engine

    Alternatives for Gasoline Internal-Combustion Engine An internal-combustion engine is an engine in which the combustion of the fuel takes place within cylinder (see fig 1). An internal combustion engine has one or more cylinders in which the process of combustion takes place, converting energy released from the rapid burning of a fuel-air mixture into mechanical energy. The first person to experiment with such an engine was the Dutch Physicist Christian Huygens , in 1680. In

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    Essay Length: 1,475 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Janna
  • Alumna

    Alumna

    ... was mentioned earlier. Deciding between fighting litigation and using an ADR was critical to the survival and marketing edge Alumina has in the aluminum products industry. When two parties initially adopt extreme and unreasonable positions, it is almost impossible for the situation to be rectified using exclusively negotiation or settlement. Bates is claiming her daughter's leukemia caused by the contact she had with a toxic substance found within her drinking water. That substance, she

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    Essay Length: 646 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 1, 2010 By: Mike
  • Amazon Case Study

    Amazon Case Study

    Amazon.Com is a leading online retailer company, offering many different items such as books, music, DVDs, videos, toys, electronics, software, video games and home improvement products. They have an estimated 22.5 million customers in 150 different countries. Amazon was founded in July 1995 by Jeff Bezos in the state of Washington. Jeff Bezos now 37 years old, received his bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Princeton University. His professional career started at

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    Essay Length: 645 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 31, 2010 By: Jack
  • Amd Processor-Based System Configurations

    Amd Processor-Based System Configurations

    AMD Processor-based System Configurations Operating System Name: Microsoft Windows® XP Professional Version: RTM, Service Pack 2 installed Build #: 2600 DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0C Hardware Motherboard: Asus A8N32SLI-Deluxe BIOS Info: 806 Is BIOS publicly available? Yes No X Chipset: NVIDIA nForce4 SLI X16 Memory Manufacturer & Type: Corsair CMX512-3200XLPRO Quantity & Size: (each)/(MB) Qty (2) 512 MB DIMM Module Total Memory Size: (MB) 1 GIG total Hard Drive x 2 Model Name: Western Digital Raptor

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    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Mike
  • American Airline Cancleations

    American Airline Cancleations

    American Airlines canceled 922 flights today — including 16 that were to depart from Logan International Airport — as the world’s largest carrier continued its struggle with aircraft safety inspections. Today’s cancellations followed nearly 1,000 on Wednesday. This week, about 171,000 passengers nationwide were affected as the airline grounded all 300 of its Boeing MD-80s, which comprise 45 percent of the 655- aircraft fleet, in order to inspect a cord that is lashed around a

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    Essay Length: 362 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 9, 2010 By: Fonta
  • American Airlines

    American Airlines

    While sitting in Atlanta’s Hartsfield International Airport, one cannot help but to notice and feel an overwhelming dominant presence of one particular airline. Delta as we know it today, traces its roots way back to 1924. Huff Daland Dusters was founded as the world’s first aerial crop dusting organization. In 1928 the company became Delta Air Service, and the following year Delta carried its first passengers over a route stretching from Dallas, Texas to

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    Essay Length: 2,648 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: January 8, 2010 By: Mike
  • American People After World War 2

    American People After World War 2

    The end of World War II brought thousands of young servicemen back to America to pick up their lives and start new families in new homes with new jobs. With an energy never before experienced, American industry expanded to meet peacetime needs. Americans began buying goods not available during the war, which created corporate expansion and jobs. Growth everywhere. The baby boom was underway... Many historians of science argue not only that technology is an

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    Essay Length: 482 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Jessica
  • American Red Cross

    American Red Cross

    American Red Cross The American Red Cross is an independent, volunteer-led organization, financially supported by voluntary public contributions and cost-reimbursement charges. It is an organization that provides services to all humanity both nationally and internationally. The International Red Cross works along side with the Red Crescent Movement and together they are the world's largest humanitarian network, with a presence and activities in almost every country. The seven fundamental principals of the American Red Cross, Red

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    Essay Length: 3,555 Words / 15 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Max
  • America’s Control of the Internet

    America’s Control of the Internet

    J. Kenneth Stewart III Benn Ray Ideas in Writing 11/17/05 Controlling The Internet The origins of the Internet began with Paul Baran of the RAND Corporation, which was commissioned by the U.S. Air Force to do a study on how it could maintain its command and control over its missiles and bombers after a nuclear attack. It was to be a military research network that could survive a nuclear strike, decentralized so that if any

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    Essay Length: 1,048 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: February 26, 2010 By: Edward
  • Amtrak - Strategic Use of It

    Amtrak - Strategic Use of It

    Overview of the Organization Amtrak (a combination of “American” and “track”) is the brand name of the National Railroad Passenger Corporation, created in 1970 by an act of Congress. The National Railroad Passenger Corporation is a private, for-profit corporation established by government with all of its preferred stock, owned by the federal government and its budget subsidized by federal money totaling more than $1 billion per year. Some common stock is held by the private

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    Essay Length: 2,863 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Mike
  • An Analysis Comparing and Contrasting

    An Analysis Comparing and Contrasting

    Abstract The purpose of this paper is to analyze, compare and contrast UNIX and Windows 2000 Operating Systems in terms of their current;  Cost  Market share  Hardware requirements  File processing  Programming capabilities  Availability of application software  User interface As a group, Team A has researched, reviewed and discussed the above mentioned Operating Systems (OS). The analysis of our findings will be outlined in detail on how they compare

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    Essay Length: 1,391 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: February 20, 2010 By: Mike
  • An Approach to Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rentals

    An Approach to Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rentals

    An Approach to Alternative Fuel Vehicle Rentals. As one of the leading car rental companies, Lotus car rental is in a position to take advantage of a great opportunity. This is an opportunity to be one of the first car rental companies to provide our consumers with alternative options to fuel-powered vehicles, and to rise above the competition. Adding alternative fuel vehicles to our car rental fleet will increase our car rental turnover and improve

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    Essay Length: 1,674 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: David
  • An Assessment of File Sharing in the Music Business

    An Assessment of File Sharing in the Music Business

    An Assessment of file sharing in the music business An Assessment of file sharing in the music business and online music piracy, and its ethical implications regarding consumers, musicians, and record companies Background "In traditional ethical studies, the classic problem is the starving man - can a starving man ethically steal a loaf of bread if he has no money. The modern version is evidently, can the person who wants to listen to music steal

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    Submitted: January 10, 2010 By: Anna
  • An Economical Electronic Point-Of-Sale Updating System

    An Economical Electronic Point-Of-Sale Updating System

    An economical electronic point-of-sale updating system by DAVID G. HAMMEL Raytheon Company Bedford, Massachusetts INTRODUCTION A major trend in the business world is toward more complete record keeping of business performance. The demands of government (federal, state and municipal) are ever increasing for purposes of tax evaluations. In addition, business executives are interested in obtaining more complete information, within the shortest delay period, pertaining to their company's financial operations. For the past half century one

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    Submitted: March 4, 2010 By: Artur
  • An Efficient and Scalable Multicast Algorithm That Accommodates Dynamic Groups

    An Efficient and Scalable Multicast Algorithm That Accommodates Dynamic Groups

    Abstract—This paper proposes an efficient and scalable multicast algorithm that accommodates dynamic groups. Our protocol relies on a shared tree architecture to deal with the problems of scalability and group dynamics. Our algorithm is based on the communication model developed by Bhat et al [2] that considers both network and node heterogeneity. Our algorithm uses a modified version Bhat et al. [3] heuristics for multicasting a message to the group. M I. INTRODUCTION any applications

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    Submitted: January 24, 2010 By: Mike
  • An Evolution of Wireless Technology: A Summary of “smart Wi-Fi” by Alex Hills

    An Evolution of Wireless Technology: A Summary of “smart Wi-Fi” by Alex Hills

    In “Smart Wi-Fi,” Alex Hills argues that as more people start to use wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) networks, improvements to the wireless technology are needed to ensure reliable and secure services. An increase in popularity of Wi-Fi has come at the cost of creating difficult problems for designers of the technology. However, Hills notes that there has been “substantial progress” towards solving many of these problems. Hills covers some of the developments in wireless local

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    Essay Length: 910 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 26, 2009 By: Wendy
  • An Exploratory Study and Consumers' Perceptions of E-Reverse Bundling Price in online Retailing

    An Exploratory Study and Consumers' Perceptions of E-Reverse Bundling Price in online Retailing

    Limited information exists about consumer reaction to a potentially major e-nnovation known as e-reverse bundling. This study explores how brand reputation, benefits and word-of-mouth directly affect consumer perceptions in e-reverse bundling. Two experiments were conducted. One shows that diversity of product choice and e-reverse pricing directly affect consumers' perceptions and benefits. In particular, consumers' perceptions of bundles are consistent with the proposition of Stremerch and Tellis (Stremersch, S. and Tellis, G.J. (2002) Strategic bundling of

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    Submitted: April 18, 2011 By:
  • An Informative Summary of Japanese Hospitality

    An Informative Summary of Japanese Hospitality

    An Informative Summary of “Japanese Hospitality Robots Debut at World Expo” Tsuno, Yoshikazu “Japanese Hospitality Robots Debut At World Expo.” 9 Mar 2005. SpaceDaily 1 Apr 2005 . The 2005 World Exposition in Nagkute, Japan will present technical wonders to the public. The World Expo runs in the central Aichi region for six months starting March 25. Japan uses the expo to display its technological might. Interactive Robots on display will be the main attraction.

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    Essay Length: 1,011 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Fonta
  • An Ingestible Electronic Pill for Real Time Analytical Measurements of the Gastro - Intestinal Tract

    An Ingestible Electronic Pill for Real Time Analytical Measurements of the Gastro - Intestinal Tract

    AN INGESTIBLE ELECTRONIC PILL FOR REAL TIME ANALYTICAL MEASUREMENTS OF THE GASTRO- INTESTINAL TRACT Erik A. Johannessen1, Tong-Boon Tang2, Lei Wang1, Lili Cui1, Mansour Ah mad ian2, Nizamettin Aydin2, Alexandros Astaras2, Alan F. Murray2, Brian W. Flynn2, Tugrul Aslan2, Steve P. Beaumont3, David R. S. Cumming1 and Jonathan M. Cooper1. 1Department of Electrical Engineering, The University of Glasgow, UK. 2Department of Electrical Engineering, The University of Edinburgh, UK. 3Institute for System Level Integration, The ALBA

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    Submitted: March 25, 2010 By: Mike
  • An Introduction and History of Lunchroom Nutrition

    An Introduction and History of Lunchroom Nutrition

    An Introduction and History of Lunchroom Nutrition Lunchroom nutrition has been an integral part of the scholastic experience for many centuries. It started in the European nations as far back as 1790 and continues right through the present day. In the 1790’s, a school lunch program was formed in Munich, Germany by Benjamin Thompson. The food served to children and adults consisted mainly of soup made from potatoes, barley, and peas. Meat was not included

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    Essay Length: 503 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 12, 2010 By: Monika

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