• Smallpox 2001 Web
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    The Scourge of the World Nestled deep in the bowels of the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, Georgia, locked away in a blue and silver freezer lays what remains of humankind's deadliest enemy. Neatly tucked away in a virology institute in Siberia, guarded twenty-four hours a day, lays it's counterpart. No, not a man made weapon of mass destruction; just a natural born killer of man. This insatiable killer is known in the scientific community as the Variola Virus. To the layperson, it is ca...
  • Interracial Marriages Number Race Marriage
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    The law forbidding interracial marriage was terminated in 1967, and in the midst of rapid racial change, one fact is unmistakable: A growing number of Americans are showing that we all can get along by forming relationships and families that cross all color lines. In the past couple decades, the number of interracial marriages has increased dramatically. Interracial dating and marrying is described as the dating or marrying of two people of different races, and it is becoming much more common to...
  • Overpopulation The Enviroment 2001 Web
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    OVERPOPULATION & THE ENVIROMENT I believe that the actual number of humans that live on this earth is the problem rather than how we live on the earth. We should develop new processes of growing, disposing, etc, to overcome our viral tendencies. Overpopulation is becoming one of the most preeminent problems facing human civilization. This complicated, pervasive issue is a problem of the utmost importance for people of all races, religions, and nationalities. Our planet now provides for approxim...
  • Scottish Succession A Fight For Freedom
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    Scottish Succession: A Fight for Freedom William Wallace: William Wallace stands out as the most important man in the history of Scottish freedom. Historians debate the exact date of Wallace's birth, but most agree that he was born circa 1270 AD. Wallace was born to Sir Malcolm Wallace, Laird of Elderslie and Achinbothie, and the daughter of Sir Hugh Crawford, Sheriff of Ayr (Campbell, 1). Historians also confirm that William was the middle child in a family of three boys. William's father and o...
  • Alcoholism Children Of Alcoholic
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    Alcoholism Symptoms, Effects, and Treatments Mandy Whittier 12 October 2001 General Psychology Professor Graves Alcoholism When the words "substance abuse" are heard, most frequently the thought of using marijuana, cocaine, heroin, or some other illegal drug pops into mind. Alcohol, however, can be abused in the same manner as the above mentioned illegal drugs. Abnormal craving for alcohol can be averted using many techniques, even including drug therapy. Alcoholism is defined as "a disorder cha...
  • Is Ritalin Good 2001 Web
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    Is Ritalin Good? Have you ever suffered or known anyone that has suffered from attention deficit disorder? A. D. D. is a biologically based condition causing a persistent pattern of difficulties, which includes three types of behavior. These three types are difficulty attending or focusing on a specific task, difficulty inhibiting behavior, and difficulty controlling impulses. In 1950 the prescription drug Ritalin was patented and manufactured by the CIBA-Geigy Corporation. This drug stimulates...
  • Road Rage People Educate Driving
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    Road Rage Research Paper Road rage doesn't just happen in the United States or just to people you don't know. Road rage is widespread it happens all over the world were cars are used it can happen to family members and friends. There are many different ways we can educate and help stop road rage occurrences. Some solutions would be to educate school students when they get their licenses. Also educate the public with billboards, commercials, radio commercials and others. To stop reoccurring road...
  • Eating Disorders Bulimia Anorexia Web
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    Starving for Acceptance In today's society, where physical characteristics are used to measure beauty and success, people are willing to push their bodies to extremes to achieve physical perfection. As an overweight woman, I may be considered a failure of society's beauty test. However, my high self-esteem and acceptance of my body allows me to not be disturbed by what, to some, may seem as a sign of failure. Unfortunately, there are people whose desire to be accepted by society causes them to d...
  • Mar 2001 Animal Testing People
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    Sydney Rooney Ms. Beauchamp - TeeseEnglish 10-316 March 2001 Some Cat Saved Your Grandma Animal rights activists are constantly preaching about how doctors and scientists should give up testing on their cute furry little creatures because it not only causes the animal pain but also the activists' pain. They just can't stand seeing Fido and Fluffy in such nauseating conditions and being injected several times until their body gives out, and they can't stand the sight or even hearing about the poo...
  • Database Vulnerabilities Users To Change Their Passwords
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    ... as sword (in clear text) in the snap. ora file and then protect the snap. ora file against unauthorized reads... MD SYS and ORD SYS These accounts are created by the. sql file in the /ord / admin directory, in the Oracle-software home directory. They support the multi dimension options, the spatial option, and cartridge installations... SCOTT and DEMO These are demo accounts that one should delete from any production environment. As one searches for and catalogs its organizations system's u...
  • Bastille Day Dec 2001 Web
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    'Bastille Day, on the Fourteenth of July, is the French symbol of the end of the Monarchy and the beginning of the French Revolution' (web). It is very much like Independence Day in the United States because it is a celebration of the beginning of a new form of government. There are several factors that led to the Revolution. King Louis XV and King Louis XVI both led extremely extravagant lives. They spent a lot of the government's money on luxuries even while the government had some financial p...
  • Food Contamination Jan 2001 Web
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    The Center for Disease control has estimated that illnesses directly resulting from food contamination cause approximately 76 million illnesses, 325, 000 hospitalizations, and 5, 000 deaths each year in the United States. The rise of food-related illnesses can be mostly attributed to increased eating out. Half of every dollar spent on food in this country is spend on food prepared outside of the home. As the amount of people involved preparing our food rises, so does the risk of contracting an i...
  • Braveheart Vs William Wallace
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    Braveheart vs. William Wallace The movie Braveheart, directed by Mel Gibson and released in 1995, is an epic tale about a Scottish hero named William Wallace. The movie is exceptionally accurate when compared with other historical movies. However, changes have been made to make the film more entertaining and romantic. Despite some minor historical glitches, Braveheart is wonderfully composed and really gives the viewer a good idea of what living in Scotland in the 13 th-14 th centuries would hav...
  • United States Marijuana Drug People
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    Weed, pot, reefer, grass, dope, hash, herb, Mary Jane, ganja, skunk, boom, kif, gangster; these are all common names for the drug marijuana. Marijuana is the most widely used illicit drug in the United States, which makes it a problem. Certain officials believe that legalizing this potentially harmful drug will solve the problems that are associated with it. But that is not true. In fact, legalizing marijuana would only make the situation much worse. Although many people argue both sides, it se...
  • Poseidon 2001 Web
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    POSEIDON In Greek mythology creation was divided between three main Gods. Zeus ruled the sky; Hates ruled the underworld, and their brother Poseidon ruled over all of the water on earth. He lived on the sea floor, in a castle made out of coral, and he drove a chariot that was pulled by white horses. The Greeks claim he created the first horse. Poseidon, however was very moody and temperamental. When he was happy or in a good mood the oceans were calm and safe for sailors, and he would create ne...
  • The Life And Poetry Of Amiri Baraka
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    March 9, 2001 The Life and Poetry of Amiri Baraka "To understand that you are black in a society where black is an extreme liability is one thing, but to understand that it is the society that is lacking and impossibly deformed, and not yourself, isolates you even more" (About 3). This is a direct quote from Baraka, and it outlines his beliefs well. History and society have always influenced Amiri Baraka, and this made him feel as though society was isolating the Black community. Throughout his ...
  • Neural Networks Artificial System Learning
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    Neural Networks mimic the pattern of human learning to solve many difficult tasks of data management and pattern recognition. By configuring virtual neural networks that function like the human brain, computers can perform tasks at greater speeds and with increased flexibility of application. These networks are capable of offering invaluable insights into the vast information stockpiles that are common today. The human brain is constructed of a vast network of interconnected entities. These enti...
  • Compare Contrast Christianity Vs Islam
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    Christianity vs. Islam Christianity and Islam are two of the world's most populous religions. Both are different in today's beliefs but similar in origin. Like every other religion or philosophy, Islam also claims to be the one and only true way to God. The religion of Islam teaches that in order to achieve true peace of mind and surety of heart, one must submit to God or "Allah" and live according to His Divinely revealed Law. Being a Muslim requires willful submission and active obedience to G...
  • Campaign Finance Reform Money Bill Political
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    Andrew Brown Politics and Government 101 Analytical essay "The Bill That Wasn't: The Failure of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2001"Passing campaign finance reform will help restore public confidence in our government and boost our nation's disturbingly low rate of voter turnout in national elections," says Jim Jeffords, a Democrat from Vermont. Jeffords along with many other Republicans believes that some sort of campaign finance reform will help, but will the current proposal pass? To b...
  • Air Pollution Global Warming
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    "Air Pollution, addition of harmful substances to the atmosphere resulting in damage to the environment, human health, and quality of life.' (Encarta Air Pollution) "Damage' may be quite an understatement on this topic. I believe that mass extinction might be more than damaging to the quality of life. I seem to be "jumping the gun' here but as you will see air pollution is a very deadly environmental concern. In the United States alone, air pollution has been a serious environmental and public h...