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Hidden Human Depravity
"You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view" (Lee). Different experiences and backgrounds create a person\'s unique characteristics. People try to understand and know each other more but can never accomplish this completely. People hide some parts of their identity so that others will never know about them. However, parts of human nature cannot be seen until situations become extreme. In the book Lord of the Flies written by William Golding, a group of...

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Fiction, Literature, Film, English-language films, Allegory, Lord of the Flies, William Golding, Bullying, Conch, It, Golding
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Gimpel Against the World "What did you…?" is a typical introduction when asking a question. People like to hear what others did or will do so that they can compare themselves. Human nature causes people to recognize the smallest failures or differences in others in order to make oneself feel superior. Relating to this topic of being better than someone else, a question, "If one is greater and smarter than the other, does that make the other weaker and foolish?" can be asked. Various human cha...

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Literature, Culture, Gimpel the Fool, Gimpel, Fiction, Proverb, Isaac Bashevis Singer
Summary of The adventures of Tom Sawyer
An imaginative and mischievous boy named Tom Sawyer lives with his Aunt Polly and his half-brother, Sid, in the Mississippi River town of St. Petersburg, Missouri. After playing hooky from school on Friday and dirtying his clothes in a fight, Tom is made to whitewash the fence as punishment on Saturday. At first, Tom is disappointed by having to forfeit his day off. However, he soon cleverly persuades his friends to trade him small treasures for the privilege of doing his work. He trades these...

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Cinema of the United States, Film, Literature, English-language films, United Artists films, Broadway musicals, Picaresque novels, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Tom Sawyer, Tom and Huck, Huckleberry Finn, Huckleberry no Bken
Summary Of 1984
The story unfolds on a cold April day in 1984 in Oceania, the totalitarian superpower in post World War II Europe. Winston Smith, employed as a records (no, not vinyl) editor at the Ministry of Truth, drags himself home to Victory Mansions (nothing victorious about them) for lunch. Depressed and oppressed, he starts a journal of his rebellious thoughts against the Party. If discovered, this journal will result in his execution. Now that\'s playing with fire. For the sake of added precautions, W...

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Fiction, Literature, Culture, Nineteen Eighty-Four, British films, Mass surveillance, Social science fiction, O'Brien, 1984, Julia, The Brotherhood, Thought Police
Jarodney Roberts
MUS 2150 Dr. Armstrong Trumpet The trumpet is much more than a musical instrument. In fact, the trumpet is a part of world history. For thousands of years, the trumpet has played an essential role in almost every civilization on the planet. The trumpet has soldiered on throughout history, and today it can be heard in all kinds of musical styles, from rock to classical. Remember, your trumpet is much more than a musical instrument. It\'s been a clarion call to humanity for centuries. The trumpet...

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Music, Brass instruments, Trumpets, Trumpet, Keyed trumpet, Natural trumpet, Horn, Slide trumpet, Piston valve, French horn, Bass trumpet, Trumpet repertoire
Jarodney Roberts
Jarodney Roberts MUS 2150 Dr. Armstrong Trombone Historians put a date of 1450 on the earliest of the sackbutts , though the earliest surviving examples today are from the 1500s. The trombone is a 15th-century development of the trumpet and, until approximately 1700, was known as the sackbut. Like a trumpet, it has a cylindrical bore flared to a bell. Its mouthpiece is larger, however, suited to its deeper musical register, and is parabolic in cross section, like a cornet. The slide is composed...

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Music, Brass instruments, Sound, Trombone, Sackbut, Types of trombone, Trumpet, Contrabass, Brass band, Slide, Horn, Tuba
Why Hitler came to power Since the start of WWII,
Why Hitler came to power Since the start of WWII, Europe has fallen into brutal domination of the Third Reich of Germany which was controlled by Adolf Hitler, and changed th is region into a living hell. Carnage, death, fear happened all over Europe under the rule of Hitler all the time. Although it \' s incredible, but it still had some reasons to explain why Germany, even Europe fell into the hand of this powerful and merciless man. There are four reasons we can find. The first and conclusive...

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Racism, Politics, Religion, Modern history of Germany, Anti-Catholicism, Interwar period, Adolf Hitler, Anti-Protestantism, Persecution of Christians, Weimar Republic, Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler's rise to power
Pluralism: the Fundamental Element of America Cult
ure When we see the United Nations Headquarters towering in the midst of bustling New York City downtown located at the tip of Manhattan Island, and the star-spangled banner flying above ancient lands of the unstable Middle East and bringing democracy and peace upon there, we have to admit that the United States of America is one of the greatest countries in the world. The world\'s attention is on the situation of this rising superpower. Leaders of other countries, scholars, people around the w...

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Pluralism, Social theories, Philosophy, Politics, Culture, Diana L. Eck, Cultural pluralism, Multiculturalism, Melting pot, Belief, Religious pluralism
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Writing, Computing, Application software, Banknotes, Money forgery, Papermaking, Stationery, Watermark, Tab key, Portable Document Format, EVE, Microsoft Word
Take Notes
2/16/17 1st Accusers Aristophanes - Comedian Playwright 1) Natural inquiry (The sun is not a god, it is a big hot rock) 2) 3) Making them weaker appears stronger 2nd Accusers 1) atheism 2) Bringing in new gods (doesn\'t really add up here) 3) Corrupting the youth Elechos - refuting other persons claims (response from defense) Conversation - ask a series of questions that proves youre right Meletus - chief accuser Socrates gets to talk to Meletus in this way ^^^ Is the cross examination of Melet...

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Philosophy, Ancient Greek philosophy, Metaphysics, Socrates, Meletus, Socratic dialogues, Dialogues of Plato, Atheism, Theory of forms, Plato, Accuser, Apology
Bystander Effect Assignment
Exploring The Social World Professor Koepke The purpose of this experiment was to see what people in a crowded area would do if a person did something such as drop many items. There have been many of these experiments that in fact become popular. A lot of these are happening everyday and being posted on to popular social media platforms such as YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and other websites. One popular one on YouTube is just the basic one of a man carrying a binder full of paper and tripping i...

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Walmart, Economy of the United States, Trade, Sales
Zachary Braund
World Literature Professor Julie Austin Beowulf and Grendel : The Essence of t he Relationship Modernly Compared and Exemplified The story Beowulf is the multifaceted tale of a man, a hero, who travels from his nat ive lands in search of Hrothgar\'s legendary mead hall which has been said to be under siege by Grendel, a hideous man eating descendant of Cain. Beowulf succeeds in defeating Grendel and then continues on to defeat Grendel\'s mother . Beowulf and his kingdom are able to live in peac...

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Literature, Beowulf, Fiction, Culture, English folklore, Geats, English-language films, Scandinavian folklore, Grendel, The Dragon, Hrothgar, Heorot
Parte 1: Desarrollo
¿Como se define Ecologia? Explique su respuesta. Es la ciencia que estudia las interacciones entre los organismos abioticos (Luz solar, temperatura, microclima, atmosfera, oxigeno, la altitud y latitud) y bioticos (organismos vivos del ecosistema) y su am biente. Como ejemplo podemos mencionar un aguila que depende de los animales que caza, del espacio disponible para elaborar su nido, de la temperatura y humedad del clima, del oxigeno del ambiente, entre otros, pero podemos constatar que el p...

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Popular University of Cesar, Valledupar, Draft:Julio Llort Guindulain
CONTRATO DE PRESTAMO DE DINERO ENTRE PARTICULARES
(CON INTERESES)   Panama, 22 de septiembre del 2017   REUNIDOS   De una parte,  ALAN WONG LEE, (prestamista) mayor de ed ad, con domicilio en Obarrio , Via Brasil, Edificio Carioca, Apt.6, diagonal al IDAAN y con DNI Nº 8-913-1761 Y de otra ,  MARGARITA WU LEE CHIN (prestatario), mayor de edad, con domicilio en Obarrio , Via Brasil, E dificio Carioca, Apt.8 , diagonal al IDAAN y con DNI Nº 3-66-812 Ambas partes intervienen en su propio nombre y derecho. Con la capacidad y legitimacion pa...

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INDIAN MARITIME UNIVERSITY (A Central University, Under Ministry of Shipping) CURRICULUM VITAE FOR THE POST OF TME NAME - SHIVAM PANDEY PERMANENT ADDRESS - A -1461/11,INDIRANAGAR,LUCKNOW,UTTAR PRADESH-226016 EMAIL ID/SKYPE ID - HYPERLINK "mailto:[email protected]" [email protected] MOBILE NUMBER - 7299200116 OBJECTIVE: To obtain a position as a Trainee Marine Engineer in a challenging and disciplined professional environment in which I would be able to improve and enhance my skills in o...

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Chennai district, Tamil Nadu, Chennai, Lucknow, Indian Maritime University, Marine Engineering and Research Institute
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INDIAN MARITIME UNIVERSITY (A Central University, Under Ministry of Shipping) CURRICULUM VITAE FOR THE POST OF TME NAME - ALOK DUBEY PERMANENT ADDRESS - 116 K, JHARNATOLA STREET, KUNRAGHAT, GORAKHPUR, UP 273008 EMAIL ID /SKYPE ID - [email protected] MOBILE NUMBER - 8 668154446 OBJECTIVE: To obtain a position as a Trainee Marine Engineer in a challenging and disciplined professional environment in which I would be able to improve and enhance my skills in order to acquire estimable altitude in...

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Chennai district, Tamil Nadu, Chennai, Indian Maritime University
A Successful Society
During the 1900\'s, the stereotypes against women were viewed stronger than they are today. This meaning inequality was more of a concern then, compared to now. A book that alludes to the issues of the time is the book Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Herland is about a group of men who explore a society built completely by women, containing only women. To contribute to the discussion against inequality and get readers to see women in a more positive way, Gilman disproves the stereotypes of...

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Fiction, Literature, Utopian novels, Speculative fiction, Herland, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Y: The Last Man, With Her in Ourland, Forerunner
Plan B Emergency Contraceptive Speech
Decision making comes early; so why should one ignore what comes natural to them? (Pearson)(Antithesis) Once a person makes the decision to involve themselves in sexual intercource, they should have the avaliability to obtain emergency contraceptive at any given day or time. I think it would be unfair to make Plan B One-Step a prescription drug, instead of over the counter.(simile) I feel they should keep Plan B a over the counter medication, so it\'s easily accessible to women at all times. Th...

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Hormonal contraception, Birth control, Health, Medicine, RTT, Sexual reproduction, Women's health, Midwifery, Emergency contraception, Levonorgestrel, Unintended pregnancy, Abortion
Literary Analysis
Love is the strongest physical force in this universe.It is said that love is so powerful, that it is capable of overcoming any obstacle. Can one\'s love be so strong that it outweighs the pain you experience when losing a loved one? In the poem "Annabel Le e" by Edgar Allen Poe, use of many literary devices such as; repetition, diction, and figurative language to develop the theme to his poem. Poe\'s use of repetition is a very important device to the poem "Annabel Lee". Frequently Poe repeats...

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Poetry by Edgar Allan Poe, American literature, Literature, Annabel Lee, Poetry, Edgar Allan Poe, Annabelle, Virginia Eliza Clemm Poe, Poems by Edgar Allan Poe
Kipling and I Essay
The Author can have a certain attitude towards a person, place or thing. In the essay Kipling and I the author Jesus Colon attitude towards the poem If- by Rudyard Kipling is as if it\'s his whole life. He wants other people to see it and when he needed it most he could use it in more ways than just a poem on a wall. In these ways Jesus Colon shows his attitude towards the poem throughout the essay. In the beginning of the essay the author states " but my most prized possession in those days wa...

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British people, English people, Literature, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Rudyard Kipling, Volta, Puck of Pook's Hill, My Boy Jack
Peace and conflict resolution
You don\'t have control over what people say or do but you have control over your actions. It is very difficult to measure the effect of violence on the human race. Millions have lost their lives to armed conflicts as a result of man\'s inhumanity to man. Children are cohered into fighting forces which is against the international law. These young ones are made to fight wars they have little or no knowledge about. In many African countries like Liberia, Algeria, Angola, Burundi, Rwanda, sierra...

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Peace, Conflict process), Dispute resolution, Behavior, Conflict, Global civics, Peace psychology, Conflict resolution, Peace and conflict studies, Peace education, Johan Galtung, Group conflict
John Hallock
John Hallock There were many problems that caused the French revaluation.for example having bad leadership. Also having unequal taxies One reason that lead to the French revelation is weak leader ship. The reason why there was weak leadership was because they wouldn\'t hear the problems of the 3 estate reasons is that the king would only listing to the first and second estate and all they wanted to do is charge taxes. This is where they also abused the power of the king and he allowed it to hap...

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France, Tax, Estates of the realm, French Revolution, Government, Politics, 2nd millennium
Calcium
By john hallock Who am i…? Calcium Ca 20 atomic # 40.08 atomic mass properties It’s a solid It a meatal color The density 1.54 g/cm3 melting point 1,548°F Boiling 2,703°F history Calcium was named after the Latin term calx meaning lime, and is a reactive silvery metallic element found in Group 2 of the periodic table. It was first isolated in 1808 in England when Sir Humphry Davy electrolyzed a mixture of lime and mercuric oxide. Societal connection Calcium is an essential constituent of...

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Matter, Chemistry, Chemical elements, Reducing agents, Atomic physics, Dietary minerals, Alkaline earth metals, Nuclear materials, Calcium, Magnesium, Beryllium, Oxide
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2108200116840 Assignment 1 Risk analysis 17 nd March 2017 00 Assignment 1 Risk analysis 17 nd March 2017 Table of content Executive summary………..…………………………………………………...…..…...…….3 Introduction …………………………………………………………………...………...……3 1. Risk analysis……………………...………………………………………………...………4 1.1 risk identification……………………...

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Economy, Actuarial science, Finance, Money, Risk, Financial risk, Credit risk, Political risk, Insurance, Value at risk, Hedge, Enterprise risk management
Analysis of a Character from The Things They Carr
Analysis of a Character from "The Things They Carried" Jessica Holmes Composition III/Literature -ENG 1300 S01 South University Online Analysis of Character of "The Things They Carried" In Tim O\'Brien\'s "The Things They Carried," the one of the characters in the story is the protagonist and dynamic character, First Lieutenant Jimmy Cross. First Lieutenant Jimmy Cross was a 24 year old soldier in the Vietnam War. First Lieutenant Jimmy Cross carries a numerous amount of objects along with the...

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The Things They Carried, Women in the New Testament, Martha, Love letter, Fiction, Literature, Arts
Analytical Essay of Langston Hughes Poem
Jessica Holmes Composition III/Literature -ENG 1300 S01 South University Online Langston Hughes was a writer who wrote during the Harlem Renaissance. Hughes, although one of many black writer\'s, was considered one of the first black authors. Hughes wrote many poems that covered themes such as, racism, myth, poverty, history, universal freedom, integration, and transitoriness. Hughes 1951 poem, "Theme for English B," speaks of Hughes being the only colored student in his class and wondering if...

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American literature, Literature, Jazz poetry, Guggenheim Fellows, Harlem Renaissance, Langston Hughes, Omega Psi Phi, African-American literature, Hughes
Essay
Literary Analysis : Narrative of the Life of Fredrick Douglass Jessica Holmes South University Online ENG2003 S01 - World Literature II Week 1, Assignment 3 Stephanie Allen 04/06/2017 Essay: Literary Analysis Narrative of the Life of Fredrick Douglass Fredrick Douglass , who believed he was around the age of 27 years old, was born in Tuckahoe, Maryland. Fredrick was born to a mother whom was a colored slave and his father was a white man that was suspected to be h is master. After his mother wa...

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Slavery, Frederick Douglass, Lecturers, United States, African diaspora, Douglass, Memphis, Tennessee, African-American literature, Fredrick, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
Amba Corbin
April 11th, 2013 History 201.001 Professor Green Plymouth Church - Underground Railroad Site Established in 1847 by twenty-one New Englanders, Plymouth Church also known as the "Grand Central Depot" of the Underground Railroad was home to a lot of runaway slave activities. Located at 75 Hicks Street, in Brooklyn, New York, the first pastor of Plymouth Church, Henry Ward Beecher, held events that mainly focused on fighting against slavery. The slaves were seeking passage up North, to places like...

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Slavery in the United States, Geography of the United States, Underground Railroad, Abolitionism in the United States, Plymouth Church, Secret places, Fugitive slaves in the United States, Plymouth, Massachusetts, Indiana, Levi Coffin House, Underground Railroad in Indiana
Before the advent of computers and modern technolo
gy, people communicating over long distances used traditional means such as letters and the telephone. Nowadays we have a vast array of communication tools which can complete this task, ranging from email to instant messaging and video calls. While the present and previous means of communication are similar in their general form, they differ in regard to their speed and the range of tools available.  One similarity between current and previous methods of communication relates to the fo...

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Software, Communication, Instant messaging clients, Universal Windows Platform apps, Online chat, Videotelephony, WeChat, Text messaging, Email, Skype, Instant messaging, Message
ENG 101 - English Skills 1
Term Essay Guidelines Topic As you know, i n academia myths are not simply untrue stories but narratives which evolve to explain or comment on human nature, society or the cosmos. They often involve supernatural or extraordinary phenomena; they may or may not be involved in rituals or religion ; they may involve customs, taboos, and ideology. In the three stories discussed in class ("A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings" and "The Handsomest Drowned Man in the World" by Gabriel Garcia M a rquez ;...

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Bibliography, Knowledge, Reference, Academic publishing, Library science, Academia, Grey literature, Theses, Thesis, Parenthetical referencing, Citation, Note
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ENG 101 Section 2 Dr. Stephen Weninger 17th December, 2015 Does Harold Really Love Maude? Have one ever imagine that he will fall in love with a woman who is sixty years old older than him? In the movie "Harold and Maude" directed by Hal Ashby in 1971, a twenty years old, fascinated with death and rich boy Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral. Although some people think that Harold does not really love Maude in a romantic way as he only con...

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Cinema of the United States, English-language films, American film directors, Albums, Films, Harold and Maude, Maude, Harold, Bud Cort, Hal Ashby, Maude Findlay
Zonation On Rocky Shore
The seashore is a habitat that contains a wide range of microhabitats and ecological niches for different creatures. This is mainly due to the effects of the tides, that rise and fall twice each day. Tides are the vertical movement of water in a periodical oscillation of the sea, due to the gravitational pull of the sun and moon. The tides are on a semi-diurnal cycle, so there are two high tides and two low tides each day. Due to the orbit of the moon, the tides also have a monthly cycle. This...

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Fucales, Fucus serratus, Fucus, Littorina obtusata, Intertidal zone, Ascophyllum, Seaweed, Brown algae, Supralittoral zone, Littoral zone, Rocky shore, Littorina
Wildlife
The"cry of the wild" can still be heard across this great land. I have heard the bugle of an elk on the Great Plains...the shrill of a bald eagle along the banks of the mightily Mississippi...the roar of a brown eagle bear on windswept tundra...and the gobble of a wild turkey among western foothills. Amazing beauty can still be found in the natural landscapes of this great land. I have seen through televisions, articles, books, and newspapers the towering forests...pristine waters...rich wetlan...

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Habitat, Environmental conservation, Ecology, Conservation in the United States, Eagles, Wildlife, Endangered species, Endangered Species Act, Extinction, Natural environment, Nature, Bald eagle
Wildlife
Refuge Gray Lodge Wildlife Area, located in Butte County of Northern California, serves many purposes to surrounding communities, including wildlife. Divided in two segments, this refuge serves the wildlife and recreational desires of visitors; one segment is for the waterfowl to rest, and the other designated for hunting. Approximately 50,000 visitors come to this Wildlife refuge every year. Various activities and events bring spectators of nature and sport hunting year round, regardless of we...

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Hunting, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Waterfowl hunting, Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge
Wilderness
Ethics Wildlife can be found all over the world. Animals come in all shapes and sizes and some still havent even been accounted for. Animals were on this planet long before man, but they may not be here when man leaves. The animals downfall results from the extensive studying, exploitation, and the destruction of their habitats, which should be against the law. There is a lot of information that can still be learned about certain species of animals. This information is good, only if it furthe...

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Animal welfare, Zoo, Circus, South East Asian Zoos Association, World Association of Zoos and Aquariums
White
Tigers White tigers are an endangered species and it is said that less than a dozen have been seen in India in about a hundred years. In fact no sightings have been reported since 1951. This may be caused by the fact that the Royal Bengal tiger population has dropped from 40,000 to 1,800 in the past ten years and as few as one in every 10,000 tigers is white (www.cranes.org/whitetiger). White tigers are neither albinos nor a special species. They differ from the normally colored tigers by havin...

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Tigers, Bengal tiger, White tiger, Leopard, Chicago Cubs, Siberian tiger, South China tiger
White Tigers
Tigers are a wonderful species in their own right. They are elegant and graceful, but at the same time are ready to fight for their right to survive. Today, in a world of destruction and growth, these tigers have tough day to day challenges they must face that are steadily growing worse as our society grows larger. What challenges do these magnifecent animals have to deal with in order to remain a species of elegance and grace and not just another history lesson? Is it possible for these tigers...

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Fang Two outdoorsmen are out in the wild of the north. They are on a mission to deliver the body and coffin of a famous person. Their dogs disappear as they are entised by a she-wolf and eaten by the rest of the pack. They only have three rounds of ammunition left and Bill, one of the men, uses them to try to save one of their dogs that is being attacked; he misses and is eaten by the pack with the dog. Only Henry and two dogs are left; he makes a fire with leaves and scattered branches, trying...

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Canis, Literature, White Fang, Biota, Scavengers, Dogs, Klondike Gold Rush, Gray wolf, Pack, Fang, White Fang 2: Myth of the White Wolf, Challenge to White Fang
Whales
The Blue whale is the largest creature of the sea; in fact, its the largest creature known to man. Contrary to what most people think, even though Blue whales live in the sea, they are mammals. They breathe air, have their babies born alive, and can live anywhere from 30 to 70 years. The Blue whale is a baleen whale, and instead of having teeth, Blue whales have around 300-400 baleen plates in their mouths. Baleen are rows of coarse, bristle-like fibers used to strain plankton from the water....

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Baleen whales, Whale, Cetacea, Rorqual, Blue whale, Baleen, Killer whale, Filter feeder, Sei whale, Fin whale
Viruses
The word virus means "poi-son" in Latin. Viruses are submicro-scopic intracellular parasites that consist of either RNA or DNA, and a protective coat of protein. It has caused countless diseases in vari-ous organisms. The term virus was first used in the 1890s to describe agents that caused diseases that were smaller than bacteria. The ex-istence of viruses was established in 1892, when Russian scientist Dimity I. Ivanovsky discovered microscopic particles later known as the tobacco mosaic viru...

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Virology, Virus, Non-cellular life, Tobacco mosaic virus, Organism, Introduction to viruses
Veterinary
When I first arrived "Lisa" The girl that I shadowed told me that there was an emergency with one of the animals. It ended up that a one-year-old beagle ate an entire thing of metabolite, and then slowly started to die. The liver had shut down, and the heart rate was up to 300. Lisa told me that taking a thing of metabolite was like taking 50 cups of coffee at once. The owners of the beagle were there and bowling. The beagles name was Murry. Murry\'s body slowly was shutting down one thing aft...

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Dog breeds, Beagle, Bo, Veterinary physician, Dog, Veterinary medicine, Fatal dog attacks in the United States
Turtles Favorite Fish
The project I am working on is called "Which Type of Fish do Turtles Prefer to Eat?" I chose this topic because I wanted to see if the size and color of the fish really matter when it comes to the turtles eating. I also chose this topic because of the fact that I always have greet colored fish left in the tank after I feed my turtles. I am especially interested if the size of the fish matters when the turtles are eating. I say this because when they are eating it looks like they go after a par...

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Turtle, Living fossils, Painted turtle, Red-eared slider, Terrapene, Emydidae, Three-toed box turtle, Green sea turtle
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Distinction For many reasons the human race could be called a blessing. Great advanced in technology, medicine and even the fact we are the most sophisticated species on the planet. Are we a gift to planet Earth, or far from it? With cast amounts of pollution and destruction of the planet, not to mention unthinkable acts of violence and hate that has been going on since the beginning of time. Are we really as sophisticated and important as we have led ourselves to believe? Are we any better tha...

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Sea turtles, Green sea turtle, Exxon Valdez oil spill, Turtle, Oil spill, Tour de Turtles, Sea Turtles 911
Tigers
Tigers are descended from civet-like animals called niacis that lived during the age of the dinosaurs about 60 million years ago (Dang, 1994). These small mammals, with long bodies and short flexible limbs, evolved over millions of years into several hundred different species, including cats, bears, dogs and weasels. About 37 cat species exist today (Dang, 1994). Tigers evolved in eastern Asia , but it is not exact. Sabre-tooth tigers are not the ancestors of today\'s tigers. In fact, sabre-too...

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Tigers, Tiger, Bengal tiger, Siberian tiger, South China tiger, Bali tiger, Javan tiger, White tiger, Indochinese tiger, Sumatran tiger, Caspian tiger, Lion
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The majestic tiger was once found in large numbers all over the subcontinent. It was feared, misunderstood, admired, and even worshiped as the vehicle of goddess Durga. In our own times, when man has all but wiped out this wonderful animal, few of us know what a tiger is like up close... At a time when tigers were hunted in the name of sport, the Maharaja of Dholpur ordered a beat. Some two hundred men formed a wide semicircle, beating drums and canisters in order to flush out the tiger hiding...

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Tigers, Bengal tiger, Valmik Thapar, Leopard, Siberian tiger, Chuka man-eating tiger
Squid
Squid are wild and wonderful. They are believed to be remarkably intelligent because of their apparently complex communication system. They include the Vampire Squid, and the elusive and mysterious Giant Squid. I researched the Giant Squid which is the biggest animals in the sea. The giant squid lives in most of the world\'s oceans and is among the biggest animals in the sea but it is rarely seen. It hunts smaller sea creatures but larger animals feed on it. It has inspired fantastic tales but...

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Food and drink, Squid, Megafauna, Asian cuisine, Cuisine, Giant squid, Sea monster, Tentacle, Vampire squid, Largest organisms, Giant squid in popular culture, Colossal squid
Spiders
This report deals with testing the toxicity of certain chemicals on spiders, and determining the toxicity by how it affects its ability to weave its web. This report contains research on the four chemicals (benzedrine, chloral hydrate, caffeine, and alcohol) as wellas the spiders and their webs. Spiders are of course found in the class Arachnidia, which also contain mites, scorpions, and other arthropods. The order which spiders are classified under is called Araneae, a word of Latin origin....

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Spider anatomy, Spider, Chloral hydrate, Spinneret, Arachnid, Jumping spider, Dolomedes, Spider behavior
Sharks
Although sharks belong to the class Chondrichtyes, there are many different types. Sharks arose about 350 million years ago and have remained virtually unchanged for the past 70 million years and still comprise a dominant group. It is thought that sharks almost certainly evolved from placoderms, a group of primitive jawed fishes. It took a long series of successful and unsuccessful mutations with fin, jaw positions etc to give us all the different designs of sharks around today. When asked to d...

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Fish, Elasmobranchii, Carcharhinidae, Sharks, Ichthyology, Predators, Squaliformes, Lamniformes, Ginglymostomatidae, Carpet shark, Carcharhiniformes, Bull shark
Shark
Killing Among some of the most wasteful reasons to hunt in the world Id have to say that besides the killing of elephants for their tusks, this is on top of the list for one of the worst reasons a blue shark is killed. And sadly enough the United States is one of the top countries to blame. In Hawaii and Mexico shark finning is very common. The fishermen fish the sharks take the fins, and throw it back into the water. The fins are mainly used for fin soup as a status symbol for the Japanese. T...

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Fish, Elasmobranchii, Shark finning, Sharks, Predation, Carcharhinidae, Ichthyology, Predators, Shark, Blue shark, Shark fin soup, Shark sanctuary
Turtle
Sea Each species of sea turtle is distinctive in appearance and behavior, all sea turtles have certain characteristics in common the shell consist of a carapace (upper part) and plastron (lower part), which are joined together by cartilage called a bridge. in most species with the exception of the leatherback scutes cover the carapace. Like all turtles sea turtles have no external ears, they hear best at low frequencies and their sense of smell is excellent. Though their vision underwater is go...

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Cryptodira, Sea turtles, Cheloniidae, Endangered species, Lepidochelys, Endangered animals, Reptiles of the Philippines, Gulf Coast of the United States, Kemp's ridley sea turtle, Olive ridley sea turtle, Ridley sea turtle, Loggerhead sea turtle