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Video Games Being
640 wordsWith today's violence among teens rising, most people would like to know why? Does it have anything to do with the way we are raising our children? Some would blame the parents for their child's aggression, or some would declare that it only has to do with the peers the child associates themselves with, and others would blame media, such as television or video games. Well, which is it? What is the main cause for teen violence today? "Children have never been very good at listening to their elder...
Early Times Of Greece And Rome
399 wordsEarly man's life was based on survival; he spent much of his time in search of food, water, and safety for his family. In the early times of Greece, and Rome however, food and water were both readily available. There was permanent shelter, and little threat from animals or other people. Because man's basic needs were now met the arts, music, sports, agriculture, architecture, literature and structured government developed. The developmental period of Greece was between the fourth and eighth cent...
970 wordsJuly 2nd, 1943 We won our softball game today! It was really an exciting win. There were two outs in the bottom of the 9th. I was up to bat. Everyone was cheering for me as stepped up to the plate. The first pitch was high and I laid off it. The second pitch came, I laced a home run over center field. As I rounded the bases everybody was chanting, Lucy! Lucy! Later July 2nd, 1943 Ernie Cap adio, from Major League Baseball stopped by today after my game. He wanted to know if I wanted to play in t...
Fans Of Today's Game
1,054 wordsWhen It Was A Game have been a fan of the game of baseball for 25 years. I played little league baseball for Ocean View Little League in Huntington Beach, California in the early 1980's, and four years of high school baseball at Ocean View High in the late 80's to the early 90's. Baseball has been an intricate part of my life ever since. While thumbing through a box in my garage the other day, I came across my old little league year book from 1984. Seeing myself in a baseball uniform at 10 years...
Just Play Games
1,433 wordsToday, leisure time in our society is much different from the way it was twenty years ago. For many of Americans, leisure time doesn t exist at all. Magazine ads and TV commercials show how technology has affected the way people spend their past time. People are running either errands leaving no time at all to relax, or they are most likely spending their past time watching television, playing video games, or surfing the net. For example, the American Heart Association placed ads in many magazin...
335 wordsYou can learn many things just by looking around a room or observing outdoors. Just about everything is made up of something mathematical. Some examples are music, art, technology and numerous others. I recently learned that Pythagoras was considered the Father of Mathematics. The Golden Rectangle was used by the Greeks in many ways and we continue to use these same principles today. It is interesting to learn that many of the games of yesterday and today are nothing more than calculative strate...
Sports And Games
657 words"Gaming Then and Now" Have you ever wondered what people did for fun five-thousand years ago? In today's society, we play soccer, football, baseball, and video games. The amount of fun we can involve ourselves in is endless. Especially with the wonderful technological advances made in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries alone. In Ancient Mesopotamia, dating about 3000 BC, it is known that the people played some of the very same games familiar to us today such as backgammon, bowling, and eve...
Video Game Producers
382 wordsI am sure everyone remembers what happened in Littleton, Colorado on April 20, 1999. Did the Columbine High school, school shooting in Colorado that day have anything to do with violence in the media? The question of, does violence in the media have any effect on the way society does things today, has been pondered over a lot since the Colorado school shooting. I believe that violence among young people today may have something to do with what they see on T. V and on video games, but I think it ...
486 wordsWhen I was Toys Toys When I was a child I could only have dream of having toys like they do today. With the technology advancements and new inventions that they have today the toy companies can make toys that walk, talk, and learn all on their own. Growing up as a child I played with toys such as little plastic toy soldiers, metal Tonka trucks, a variety of toy animals which were either made of plastic or stuffed and you had to use your imagination to pretend that they could talk and listen to y...
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