• Raymond George Neher Roads And Highway
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    Because roads, streets, highways, boulevards, and freeways are an everyday part of our life, they understandably are part of our art. In the foreground or the background, they secure our art to reality, serve as symbols, or twist and turn in ways never dreamed by the imagination. Raymond Neher used roads and highways as his subject in many of his paintings. He began painting for his own benefit, because he "Enjoyed putting brush to canvas." Raymond George Neher was born in Orange, New Jersey on ...
  • Road Rage The Scourge Of America's Roadways
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    Topic: Road Rage General Purpose: To convince Specific Purpose: To convince the audience to combat "road rage" by increasing driver awareness Thesis Statement: "Road rage" caused by aggressive driving tendencies is a growing epidemic affecting today's roadways, but there is a solution. Ethos: Include myself in my statements. Pathos: Audience should feel horrified at the consequences of road rage. Logos: Cite statistics and research resources. Introduction I. How many of you have ever been in a ...
  • Speed Limit Limits People Drivers
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    Devin Maier October 23, 1999 English 102 McCrady Life in the Fast Lane Humans in the twentieth century live in an era characterized by an unrelenting desire for speed. The ability to go faster and accomplish more often seems to be the option of choice. Everything from the information super highway to the interstate highway is dominated by this need for speed. Whether it is fast food or fast cars, more powerful search engines or automobile engines, the fact of the matter is people rarely stop to ...
  • Silicon Snake Oil Information Highway
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    Silicon Snake Oil Second Thoughts on the Information Highway Clifford Stoll The book Silicon Snake Oil: Second Thoughts On The Information Highway affected me by making me look at the internet and the information explosion of the 1990's from a different perspective. The author states his ideas on the subject and uses personal experiences to state and supports his ideas. He also gives examples of ironic situations where computer sare supposed to be quicker and easier to perform a specific task an...
  • Coal Truck Trucks Drivers Drive
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    Introduction: I. Attention Getter: When cruising down the highway, watch out! What was that? A bird, a plane, no it was a big boulder of coal falling from the coal truck onto the highway. What next? There went my headlight, and my quarter panel! Look out! Close the sunroof! II. Thesis: My pet peeve coal truck drivers, they are everywhere. It's not safe to drive on the roads anymore. III. Preview: Every person in this room had to drive or is driven to get here. Did you pay attention to how many ...
  • Road Rage The Scourge Of Americas Roadways
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    Topic: Road Rage General Purpose: To convince Specific Purpose: To convince the audience to combat 'road rage' by increasing driver awareness Thesis Statement: 'Road rage' caused by aggressive driving tendencies is a growing epidemic affecting today's roadways, but there is a solution. Ethos: Include myself in my statements. Pathos: Audience should feel horrified at the consequences of road rage. Logos: Cite statistics and research resources. Introduction I. How many of you have ever been in a ...
  • Jet Crashes Miles East Of Downtown Sacramento
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    Load shift may have caused Emery cargo jet crash CNN News- February 17, 2000 In this story: 'No chance of rescue " At least 100 cars set afire Pilot reports balance problem RELATED STORIES, SITES From staff and wire reports RANCHO CORDOVA, California (CNN) - The investigation into the fiery crash of an Emery cargo jet that killed all three crew members is focused on a shift in the plane's load shortly after it took off from Sacramento, California. The DC-8 plunged into a nearby auction yard of w...
  • Information Highway Internet Million Library
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    What exactly is this "information highway"? "Think of the information highway as a library that's so new it doesn't have any shelves yet or a card catalogue to find what you need or a road you can take with information on all kinds of subjects" (The Information Highway). The "information highway" or "information superhighway" is a term that became popularized in 1990 and is now regarded as information and communication technologies (ICTs) as a basic human need. The official project behind the in...
  • Computers In Society Electronic Highway
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    ... Computers have good and bad effects on society. This essay deals with both aspects of computers. This paper will deal with two articles that have been written about computers. One article deals with the positive side of computers and the other deals with the negative side of computers. Negative Effects of Computers Schengili-Roberts, Keith. 'Holmolka Trial On BBS Raises Information Access Issues'. Computer Paper, The. January 1994. pg. 12. This article deals with the fact that even though ...
  • Traffic Safety October 2000
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    Highway Safety On a cool Saturday night last fall The Texas Aggies began celebrating their win against the Baylor Bears in a rival football game. Students from both campuses came together for the traditional post-game parties. However the parties and celebrations came to a devastating halt when 6 students were killed by a driver who had fallen asleep and hit them on the highway. The driver was not drunk, nor was he speeding, he just fell asleep. USA Today, explains in Over Work, Lack Of Sleep Ca...
  • My Best Holiday Holidays Because During Our Holidays
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    Everybody loves holidays because during our holidays we can relax and have fun. We get enough time to travel, play our favorite sports and practice our hobbies. Below I will tell you about my last holiday. I had always dreamed about going to Hawaii. It was the evening of April 1 st, 2003 when my husband called me from his work and told me that we are going to Hawaii for one week in our holidays next month. I couldn't believe my ears what I just heard. I asked him again if he is not making it up...
  • Trucks On Interstate 81
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    Trucks on Interstate 81 Interstate 81 is one of the most populated and most dangerous interstates in the United States. Recently there have been multiple accidents, many fatal, involving trucks on Interstate 81. But truckers are not the only ones to blame for accidents. The cars driving the highways are also at fault. Trucking is a major industry in the USA, so eliminating trucking from today's highways is not the solution to this lethal problem. However, logical solutions can be found to conqu...
  • South Dakota Vs Dole
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    In 1987, the power of the 21 st Amendment of the Constitution was in question by South Dakota and the State Secretary of Transportation (1983-87), 1 Elizabeth Dole. The 21 st Amendment declares that states have complete control over production, sale, and transportation of alcohol and that liquor importation and sale are no longer prohibited among states of the US (since the prohibition law of the 18 th Amendment). However, a federal law states that in order for a portion of federal highway funds...
  • Nuuanu Pali Highway Island Lookout
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    On the island of Oahu, at the farthest reaches of emerald-garbed Nuuanu Valley is the Nuuanu Pali there's a place you can visit to enjoy dense green forest, spectacular mountain-to-ocean views, and a piece of Hawaiian history. Nuuanu is an area located on the southeastern part of the island and "pali" is a Hawaiian word meaning "cliff." Getting there is very simple if you " re coming from Honolulu. Get on H-1 freeway then take the Pali Highway off-ramp. Once on Pali Highway, follow the green sig...
  • Ramp Meter Letter Meters Freeway Lane
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    Ms. Elaine Jones Dear Ms. Jones, Congratulations on your recent move to Milwaukee. This truly is a great city, and every member of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation strives to make it even greater. Part of this effort is the incorporation of ramp meters into the local freeway system. While waiting in line at the entrance ramp, it may seem as though the meter is inefficient, but once you enter the freeway, your travel time and convenience is greatly improved. Milwaukee is not the only c...
  • Bess Y Farmer Joe
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    Farmer Joe decided his injuries from the accident were serious enough to take the trucking company (responsible for the accident) to court. In court the trucking company's fancy lawyer was questioning farmer Joe. "Didn't you say, at the scene of the accident, ‘ I'm fine'?' said the lawyer. Farmer Joe responded, "Well, I'll tell you what happened. I had just loaded my favorite mule Bessie into the… … .' "I didn't ask for any details,' the lawyer interrupted, "just answer the que...