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  • Domus, Dulcis Domus

    Domus, Dulcis Domus

    Underneath the 20-foot layer of volcanic ash the drowning cries of what was once known as the greatest empire of all time can still be heard. On August 24, 79 A.D, Mt. Vesuvius erupted completely covering the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Oddly though, rather than completely destroying both towns, the ashes produced by the lava eventually hardened, and both towns were preserved in the same condition they existed at the time of the

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    Essay Length: 1,278 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Mike
  • Ethical and Legal Obligations

    Ethical and Legal Obligations

    Abstract The intent of this paper is to identify the ethical and legal obligations of financial reporting. The relationship between the FASB, SEC, and PCAOB will be discussed. In addition, explanations of basic accounting theories, assumptions, and principals will be given. Lastly, an evaluation of the role of ethics in accounting will be discussed. Ethical and Legal Obligations Paper FASB, SEC, and PCAOB The Financial Accounting Standards Board or FASB is responsible for creating uniform

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    Essay Length: 996 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: July
  • Reliance Marketing Plan for Australia Part-1

    Reliance Marketing Plan for Australia Part-1

    Executive Summary This report deals with the introduction of the Telecommunication giant in India Reliance communications, by giving a brief introduction about the company, its scope and its position in India. It also provides the financial strength of the company and the overall market position of the company in India. This report will attempt to identify the strengths and weaknesses of the company. It will also identify the opportunities and threats for the company in

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    Essay Length: 2,242 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: David
  • Food Illness

    Food Illness

    Sean Grayson Microbe Paper Food borne illnesses are caused by consuming contaminated foods or beverages. There are many different disease-causing microbes, or pathogens. In addition, poisonous chemicals, or other harmful substances can cause food borne illnesses if they are present in food. More than two hundred and fifty different food borne illnesses have been described; almost all of these illnesses are infections. They are caused by a variety of bacteria, viruses, and parasites that can

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    Essay Length: 793 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Cats

    Cats

    Like something in fashion, there is a trend in most parts of the world to impart or demand for imparting sex education to youngsters in school. I say like a fashion, because everybody wants to do, as others are doing without looking at the pros and cons of it. Sex education is said to prevent the children against promiscuity, sexually transmitted diseases, HIV/Aids and sexual violation. England and America are in sex education in schools

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    Essay Length: 786 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Organizational Behavior Terminology

    Organizational Behavior Terminology

    In this paper, I will discuss organizational behavior and terminology and apply these terms to my workplace. The concepts we will discuss are critical to ensuring a strong, functional organization which achieves its goals. These concepts are, organizational behavior, organizational culture, diversity, communication, organizational effectiveness and efficiency, and organizational learning. Organizational Behavior Terminology and Concepts Paper The first term that we will discuss is known as organization behavior itself. Organizational behavior is the study of

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    Essay Length: 482 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein

    Of all the scientists to emerge from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries there is one whose name is known by almost all living people. While most of these do not understand this man's work, everyone knows that its impact on the world of science is astonishing. Yes, many have heard of Albert Einstein's General Theory of relativity, but few know about the intriguing life that led this scientist to discover what some have called, "The

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    Essay Length: 1,682 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Mike
  • Immortality

    Immortality

    I do not believe a viable immortality can exist. I think the question of immortality is ultimately and inevitably intertwined with the concepts and beliefs of any and all religion. To believe an immortality would be possible we must believe that something is responsible for providing us with this immortality beyond the livings control, or many people would have drank from the eternal fountain of youth by now. I believe that if the human race

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    Essay Length: 1,056 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Allied Juice

    Allied Juice

    Read the Allied Food Products Integrated Case Study in Fundamentals of Financial Management p. 449. Create a portfolio by answering questions a, b, c, and d about the case study. Submit the completed project using the table in this appendix. ALLIED FOOD PRODUCTS 11-12 Capital Budgeting and Cash Flow Estimation After seeing Snapple's success with noncola soft drinks and learning of Coke's and Pepsi's interest, Allied Food Products has decided to consider an expansion of

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    Essay Length: 951 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Steve
  • Date Rape

    Date Rape

    Date Rape "Rape is recognized to be the most under-reported of all crimes, and date rape is among the least reported, least believed, and most difficult to prosecute, second only to spouse rape", stated an article written by Ellen Sweet concerning the subject of Date Rape. With new drugs and pressure from the media to be more sexually attractive, date rape is becoming more and more of a problem. Since this problem is not spoken

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Steve
  • Where Will the Grocery Industry Be in the Near Future?

    Where Will the Grocery Industry Be in the Near Future?

    Where will the grocery industry be in the near future? Chester Sideman and his wife Carmen married 25 years ago. After they married they decided that they did not want to be typical working Americans who worked from 9-5 and retired at age 55. They had always envisioned running their own company and running it in the form that they saw fit. After thinking long and hard they decided to build a company from the

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    Essay Length: 2,139 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Victor
  • Music Industry Struggles to Get Cell Phone's Numbers

    Music Industry Struggles to Get Cell Phone's Numbers

    September 14, 2004 WSJ #1 “Music Industry Struggles to Get Cell phone’s Numbers” There is a new trend bringing together cell phones and digital music called ringtones. These ringtones are customized ringers that a customer can download directly to their cell phone. This business has seen quick and expansive growth in the past 2 years and is expected to grow for at least a couple more years. Initially cell phones came with just a

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    Essay Length: 486 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Tommy
  • 19th Century Theatre

    19th Century Theatre

    The nineteenth century was a very important time in plays and playwrights throughout the world. Many playwrights were taking new directions in their plays and there were also many new playwrights taking their chances at writing great plays. Women were starting to make appearances also as playwrights in the theatre. In this paper I'm going to discuss some of the nineteenth century playwrights and what they did. Just as the eighteenth century was coming to

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Top
  • Comparing and Contrast of 19th Century Writers

    Comparing and Contrast of 19th Century Writers

    Mirroring the lives, experiences, and traditions of society in different eras of American history; Bernard Malamud, Ralph Ellison, and James Baldwin, chronicle the impressions, perspectives, and dramatizations, of three men living in three different worlds but all trying to maintain their struggles with-in. All three authors use similar methods of writing to capture the true veracity of living in America. With the use of personal conflicts with-in themselves, imagery, and finally narration and tone,

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    Essay Length: 1,297 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Mike
  • Bill Gates

    Bill Gates

    In his high school years, Bill Gates proclaimed that one day he would be a millionaire. He greatly underestimated himself. He became interested in computers while in the 8th grade. His school received a hookup to a high powered computer. Bill and his good friend Paul Allen used to skip gym class to use the computer. Sometimes they would even break into the school at night to spend time on the computer. Eventually Bill made

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Wendy
  • History of the Sewing Machine

    History of the Sewing Machine

    History of the Sewing Machine Before the sewing machine appeared, making clothes was the main occupation of half of the human race. For over 20,000 years, countless hours were spent on making garments and other textiles to fulfill daily needs. The first sewing needles were made of bones and animal horns and the first thread was made of animal sinew (inventors.about.com, 4/16/06). The sewing machine, however, was a remarkable invention that was beneficial to all

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Monika
  • Scence Technology and Society

    Scence Technology and Society

    Introduction Technology and science are activities of central importance in contemporary life, intimately bound up with society’s evolving character, problems, and potentials. If scientific and technological pursuits are to further enhance human well-being, they and their effects on society and the individual must be better understood by non-technical professionals and ordinary citizens like us. Issues of professional ethics and social responsibility not only confront technical practitioners; We are also being asked with increasing frequency to

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    Essay Length: 2,186 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Corruption

    Corruption

    Corruption: The act of corrupting or of impairing integrity, virtue, or moral principle; the state of being corrupted or debased; loss of purity or integrity; depravity; wickedness; impurity; bribery. In the film Blue Chips corruption overshadows true meaning of sports tournament. There are two challenging issues in the film dealing with money and morals. Bribery is used to save the athletic reputation of the university. A college basketball coach finds himself battling between his

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    Essay Length: 1,150 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Beethoven

    Beethoven

    Symphony No. 5 was a famous piece written and composed by Ludwig van Beethoven. Beethoven’s life was at creative height when this piece was composed. Although Symphony No.9 would later become his most popular composition the first movement of Symphony No.5 is widely known as it connects the listener to Beethoven’s ideals of music. Its strong sounds exude the composer’s ability in not only his genre but today as well. His musical abilities were developed

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    Essay Length: 329 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Janna
  • Abington School District Vs. Schempp

    Abington School District Vs. Schempp

    Abington School District vs. Schempp Required School Prayer In 1949, a state-wide law was passed in Pennsylvania that required public school students to read scriptures from the Bible and recite the Lord’s Prayer everyday in class. This law stayed intact until Edward Schempp challenged it nine years later. Pennsylvania wasn’t the first or the only state to enforce law making it mandatory for students to read from the Bible during school. Twenty-five additional states had

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    Essay Length: 765 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Jack
  • The Failure of Napoleon’s Russian Campaign

    The Failure of Napoleon’s Russian Campaign

    Napoleon Bonaparte was seemingly invincible. Under his command, the Grande Armee had conquered much of Europe, and was viewed by others as an austere foe. Though despite all this, Napoleon made a fatal mistake: he entered Russia. Of the 600,000 troops that reached the Russian border, only 100,000 made it out (Moore, Online). Through the Russian Campaign the seemingly indomitable man of Napoleon began to crumble at the base, and after numerous fatal errors, the

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Bred
  • John Coltrane

    John Coltrane

    Jazz, which evolved from African American folk music, has developed and changed over the last century to become an art form in America. Jazz has taken many forms over the past seventy years; there is almost always a single person who can be credited with the evolution of that sound. From Thelonius Monk, and his bee bop, to Dizzy Gillespie’s big band, to Miles Davis’ cool jazz, or to John Coltrane’s free jazz; America’s music

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    Essay Length: 766 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Anna
  • Human Nature

    Human Nature

    For years Psychologists and Sociologists have debated on whether people are essentially good or bad. Also it is questioned if a person is dictated good or bad from birth or if it is influences form society and the people around them that can make a good person bad or a bad person good. I believe that a person is by nature good when they are born, but can turn bad because of the environment that

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    Essay Length: 798 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Mike
  • Family

    Family

    Family history is very important to an individual. By knowing where you come from, you can have a better perspective of your life. Having a clear understanding of your family background allows you to better appreciate the things that you would normally take for granted. The house, the car, and the average clothing may look better when one sees the sacrifices their family has made. They will see that their family has worked very hard

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    Essay Length: 771 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Stenly
  • A Study of Managing Workplace Negativity

    A Study of Managing Workplace Negativity

    A Study of Managing Workplace Negativity ORIENTATION TO TOPIC People with negative emotions have a much greater chance of experiencing negative stress and are more likely to experience dissatisfaction with their lives and jobs.1 Some people appear to be born with a genetic predisposition toward negativity while others appear to become negative as a result of their environment. There are those who agree that one’s personality is a combination of genetic make-up and life experiences.2

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    Essay Length: 6,753 Words / 28 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Mike

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