• Affluenza An American Epidemic
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    Affluenza is an epidemic which effects millions of people in the United States. Until this century [20 th], to consume was considered a bad thing says Jeremy Rifkin an expert on affluenza (Gross). The victims of affluenza are consumers who work long hours at a job they hate so they can buy things which they dont need (Fight Club). Like AIDS, affluenza has spread quickly throughout the United States showing no prejudice of race, sex or color. However, unlike AIDS, affluenza is a compulsive addict...
  • Industrial Pollution 2000 Industries People
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    There are all of types of pollution. Industrial pollution is the air, water, and chemical pollution caused by industries. There has always been pollution. Industrial pollution began when our country went through the Industrial Revolution. Most all parts of the world are affected in some way by industrial pollution. Big cities with steel mills, power plants, heating plants, or railroad stations feel the direct effects of industrial pollution. The smog, smell, and contamination of food or water a...
  • Mandatory Sentencing Prison Drug Offenders
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    In recent years several mandatory sentencing laws have been put into motion. The original goals of the mandatory sentencing laws were to stop repeat offenders and to exhibit a "get tough attitude" on crime. These laws have not been working as intended, instead mandatory sentencing has led to some unfortunate consequences. Some of these consequences are overcrowding in prisons and less prison based rehabilitation. Mandatory sentencing laws do not narrowly target major drug traffickers. Today ther...
  • School Violence Games Child Video
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    Presentation #1 Topic: School Violence General Purpose: To inform Specific Purpose: To inform what needs to be done to stop school violence. Central Idea: To inform the effects, causes, and solutions of school violence. INTRODUCTION: Since the April 20, 1999 shooting at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado I have been looking deeper into the issue of school violence. The number of extremely violent crimes committed by students has been increasing in the last few years. These incidents ar...
  • July 2000 Emulator Arcade Beta
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    Acorn Archimedes 52 22 June 2000 Amiga 808 30 Sept 2000 Amiga CD 32 / CDTV (Home page) 49 6 Nov 2000 Amiga Demo 0. 1 500 6 Nov 2000 Amstrad Carts 13 17 April 2000 Amstrad Disk 2593 17 April 2000 Amstrad tapes 5 17 April 2000 Apple II 1890 9 June 2000 Apple II GS 385 17 April 2000 Atari 800 XL 795 30 April 2000 Coleco Adam digital data packs 22 31 July 2000 Coleco Adam disks 79 31 July 2000 Dragon 32 249 17 April 2000 Enterprise 111 13 July 2000 Mess 0. 37 beta 10 20001227 Logiqx 210 04 Jan 2001 ...
  • Brokerage In Cyberspace Internet Online Information
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    What regulatory issues does the brokerage industry face with respect to the retail investor and the advent of online securities trading Introduction The number of securities trades conducted online has taken a dramatic increase in recent years, rising from under 100, 000 trades per day in 1996 to over half a million in 19991. The SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) expects the level of online brokerage assets to rise to $3 trillion dollars by the year 2003, from a meager $415 billion in 199...
  • Genetic Disorder Gene Therapy 2000
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    Brad Miller Ms. Cheryl Weatherly English Composition and Research 2 July 2000 Gene-therapy: How will it Change the Future of Genetic Disorders Ten years ago researchers from the U. S. , Britain, France, Germany, Japan and China sat down and began developing the most important map ever made. Instead of roads and landmarks, this was a map of letters. It was "a rough map of the 3 billion letters of genetic instructions that make us who [we] are" ("First"). On Monday, 26 June 2000, the researchers ...
  • The Haber Process Reaction Nitrogen Ammonia
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    1. The Haber Process During the first decade of the twentieth century the world-wide demand for ammonia for use in fertilisers (in the form of nitrates) and in the production of explosives for use in mining and warfare could only be satisfied on a large scale from deposits of guano in Chile (2). Though this deposit was of huge size (approximately five feet thick and 385 kilometres long) it represented a rapidly depleting resource when compared to world-wide demand. As a result of this there was ...
  • Cloning Cohen Philip
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    In Case You Were Sleeping On June 22 nd 1999, the world was changed in such a radical way that it will never be the same. A group of Scottish scientists from the Roslin Institute did the impossible and created the world's first genetic clone, a sheep named Dolly. She was an exact replica of her mother's nucleic DNA, but the most incredible part was that Dolly's DNA came from her mother's udder, not a haploid sex cell. What Makes This So Special What happened with Dolly is even different from the...
  • Fast Food Mcdonald 2000 Marketing
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    McDonald's has dominated the fast food industry for nearly three decades. With global sales of over $40 billion, its closest competitor, Burger King, would need over $27 billion in sales to take over the number one position in the industry. (Dailey, 2000, p. 8) The company has achieved prosperity through the application of highly successful marketing procedures first in the United States, and then globally. These procedures include (1) educating their consumers, and (2) brand consistency. When M...
  • June 2000 Affluenza Children People
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    Affluenza: An American Epidemic Affluenza: An American Epidemic Essay, Research Paper Affluenza is an epidemic which effects millions of people in the United States. ? Until this century [20 th], to consume was considered a bad thing? says Jeremy Rifkin an expert on affluenza (Gross). The victims of affluenza are consumers who work long hours at a job they hate so they can buy things which they don? t need (Fight Club). Like AIDS, affluenza has spread quickly throughout the United States showing...