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  1. Chew on This

    However, when the mad cow disease emerged, foreigners lost trust in the meat industry (241, 2). This, and the increasing criticism of how companies did their work, led to the creation of strict animal welfare rules (243, 1). This triggered fast food companies into appearing healthier, although this was more likely an attempt to appeal to the public, and to make their food seem less harmful. This could "simply be a public relations effort to avoid blame for America's obesity epidemic" (244, 2).

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  2. My anlysis of the front page of a tabloid

    The headline refers to troops serving in Iraq and suggests that they are feeling angry and nervous because the American troops are not doing their bit to suport them and they are faced with death on a daily basis. The words angry and nervous are very negative and designed to make the readers pity the troops serving in Iraq and go against the Iraq war. This stance against the Iraq war is unsurprising as the paper is consistantly against the war and was the only tabloid newspaper to go against the invasion of Iraq in 2003.

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  3. Original writing task

    Several years ago I had a feud with my mother; I was only an infant at the time. We were flicking through old photographs when I swiftly snatched one from her grasp. I saw a man, holding a newly born child. He was a peculiar looking man, with long mousy brown hair, thick bushy eyebrows and dark, penetrating eyes. I only caught a glimpsed of the photo, though I undoubtedly read 'Frederick, holding beautiful daughter Lydia' imprinted on the back.

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  4. How does steven speilberg use filmic techniques to build tension and suspense in jaws

    If there was ever any justification for being petrified of sticking a toe in the ocean, it's Jaws! The tagline for the film, "Don't go in the water," indeed kept a lot of 1975 summer beachgoers and shark-hysterical swimmers wary; the film generated hysteria amid masses. Jaws was originally released in 1975, with use of a combination of methods which build suspense, tension and startle the audience. The tag line of the movie 'Don't go in the water' successfully sums up the plot, tone and overall theme of the film and creates an interest for those who want to discover the dangers lurking amongst the waters.

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  5. Importance of Following Instructions

    In order for the classroom to be a good learning environment it has to have organization. Teachers have to have simple classroom rules in order to achieve this. Your education is a very important aspect in your life. In order to have a good job and make a living an education is needed. From a young age it is taught by parents and school teachers that listening and following instructions are very important. This is taught because these skills will be needed for the rest of your life and can come in handy. Also like parents, teachers usually want what is best for you so whatever they say to you or the assignments they give it is for the benefit of their students.

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  6. Steve Jobs

    , and in 1969 the original internet came. Then comes the Apple Lisa Computer in 1983. 1984 comes Apple Macintosh Computer and in 1985 Microsoft Windows which begins the "friendly" war with Apple. The Apple computer was made as a personal home computer. Its point was to be easy to use. They made it simple. People at that time couldn't understand technology. In 2001 Steve Jobs introduces the Ipod, which has changed the music industry. It was a small computer with 5 buttons and a click wheel, on which music, contacts and notes from computers would be stored.

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  7. LLW- Underage Drinking

    63% of 16-17 yr-olds have bought their own booze in pubs, nightclubs and bars. What do they drink? Beer and lager are the most popular drinks among under 18s, with spirits, wine and alcopops also popular. Where do they do it? 54% of 11-12 year olds said they drank at home or at someone else's home. 33% of 15 yr-olds drank alcohol in a pub or bar and 26% of 14-yr-olds said they drank at parties with friends. How much do they drink? The mean alcohol consumption over the past week of boys aged 11-13 has shot up from 3.6 units in 1992 to 8.6 units in 2006.

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  8. Climate Change

    As sea levels are slowly, gradually rising people living on low-lying islands and coastal cities face loosing their homes for good. In December 2005, a small community living in the Pacific island chain of Vanuatu became the first in the world to be formally moved out as a result of climate change. Continued global warming is expected to be more intense heat waves, droughts and more flooding. There may be severe problems for regions where people are particularly vulnerable to changes in the weather.

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  9. GoodFella Film Review

    They double-parked in front of a hydrant and nobody ever gave them a ticket. In the summer when they played cards all night, nobody ever called the cops." He's like the kid in the candy store, only this time, stealing is the only way to get what he wants, with no fear of penance. The Movie starts with an extra close shot of a juvenile Henry Hill perceptively studying the gangsters from across the street; this scene was a stunningly creative treat for the eyes which made director Martin Scorsese one of the most pre-eminent directors of the era.

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  10. What has Baz lUhrmann done to Juliet?

    It is being presented to an audience in the 1990's. Baz Luhrmann has changed the context so we can understand the language more. He has done this so he can reach the audience. Baz Luhrmann used the actress Claire Danes. She uses body language and experience to help present Juliet as being a teenage rebel. At the Capulet's party Romeo and Juliet meet looking through a fish tank. Water is used throughout the film. Baz Luhrmann does this because water is used to symbolize the beginning of their love.

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  11. French letter about Me

    Dans ma famille, il y a quatre personnes. Mon p�re, ma m�re, ma s�ur et moi. J'ai deux chats siamois. Je m'entends bien avec mes parents. J'ai attach� une image de ma famille et chats. Mon p�re travaille � la Banque D'Angleterre.

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  12. Statistics Coursework

    = 74.458 74 Ran# * 204 = 109.615 110 Ran# * 204 = 69.95 70 Ran# * 204 = 115.211 115 Ran# * 204 = 162.98 163 Ran# * 204 = 156.28 156 Ran# * 204 = 90.71 91 Ran# * 204 = 116.013 116 Ran# * 204 = 50.679 51 Ran# * 204 = 133.42 133 Ran# * 204 = 144.257 144 Ran# * 204 = 2.774 3 Ran# * 204 = 62.43 62 Ran# * 204 = 88.512 89 Ran# * 204 = 2.07 2 Ran# * 204 = 74.6455 75 Ran# * 204 = 45.29 45 Ran#

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  13. Rubik's cube

    I felt so curious, really want to know what Mariah is going to show me. When I land my first finger on to it, I found out that I am holding something cube in shape. It has 6 faces, each faces made up of 9 small squares. "Yea, I knew it, it's a Rubik's cube." What a small world, I met something I had played for a long time, some more solving it is my hobby. Rubik's cube had always been my favourite leisure game. I could easily imagine the whole description of the cube.

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  14. Expanded Programme Note

    We then move forward in the same motion to show the upset and suffering within the painting, this signifies my stimulus because we show the desperate expression on her face as if she had been waiting for eternity for her loved one to return. We then do a pivot turn towards the each other using our inside leg to pivot round on tilting the way we are turning with our inside hand across our face as if we were wiping away tears or hiding our grief.

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  15. Did Marie Antoinette deserve her infamous reputation?

    She left home at the tender age of fourteen, to be married to Louis XVI of France. In the early stages of her reign, she was much adored by the people of France, for her willingness to interact with her people. However this love soon turned to hatred. She did alienate people in the French court, and often invited an exclusive group of friends to her property in Versailles, and people who weren't included began to taunt the queen, with words that would be put into extremes in later years.

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  16. GCSE Dance Extended Notes

    This is because I waned the audience to relate to the feeling of being confined and ordered around. Also, it mainly focuses on the idea of freedom being in the form of hope inside the personas head, rather than freedom being expressed in movements which would be associated with such an idea. I begin at centre stage on the floor curled up in a ball to symbolise the small space the slave is kept in, then ease myself of the floor in a swift manner, keeping my head in front of the rest of my body.

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  17. Creationism vs Evolutionism

    There are so many different opinions and arguments as to if it should be taught in public schools. Many people may think, "My children are going to public school, not private school. Why should they have to learn about 'God?'" Well, why not? I believe creationism should be taught in public schools, as well as private schools. However, I don't feel as if it should be taught as a fact. It should be taught just as evolution is - as a belief or a theory. Aren't all individuals entitled to their own opinions and beliefs?

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  18. Compare the representation of class and status for 3 music videos

    It is one long shot to begin with and the camera is angled so it shows the whole room that he is dancing in. During this, Jamiroquoi is all over the place, always on his feet dancing to the music which is very upbeat and hip. He looks like he is a laborer because of his clothes and tacky top hat but the room he is in looks like a mental hospital because there isn't much in the room apart from a few leather chairs and the white drawers on the wall.

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  19. Malay Letter

    Saya menulis untuk menceritakan anda bagi hari telah membelanjakan saya hari ini di kilang batik. Hari kita mula dengan pelajar-pelajar kami berkumpul dalam perkarangan sekolah pada pukul sembilan pada waktu pagi. Kita berlepas bas pada setengah jam lepas sembilan, tetapi kami tidak bertolak sehingga pada pukul sembilan dan empat puluh minit.

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  20. How does Ridley Scott create and destroy gender stereotypes in Thelma and Louise?

    This shows that Darryl is an unfaithful husband and is having an affair. Thelma suspects this and states, "it's funny how many people want to buy a carpet on a Friday night. You would have thought they would have forgotten about it for the weekend." To that Darryl replies, "well it's a good thing your no regional manager then, and I am." He then swings his keys around on his finger as if to say, I am better than you, you are worthless. The second scene I am going to describe is where Louise is at work in the diner that she work at and she is depicted as having her hair tied

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  21. yellowstone national park-case study

    It includes the nation's wildlife preserve! The park is also very famous for its thermal features. There are many geysers, stem vents, hot springs and boiling mud volcanoes. Besides the thermal features as one of the main attractions, there are vast lakes, rivers as well as several trails. Accessibility Getting to the national park is not a major problem. There are highways and it is easy to reach there by using private cars. Bus services are available easily but they do not take you all the way to the national park. Besides using the road, people could also fly there.

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  22. A Christmas Carol (English Coursework)

    London's industrial age helped the UK to become rich and successful. However, this era had affected the country physically, socially, and culturally, because of the establishment of the factory system. Many people began moving to cities in search of a secure job, this lead to a huge growth in the population. This caused there to be three times more people living in Great Britain at the end of the century than the beginning. The overcrowding resulted in conditions that were dangerous and caused an increase in crime and poverty. In London the river Thames was full of sewage and the air was full of soot and pollution.

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  23. Humanities Coursework Oldham

    Institutional or covert racism is part of the way that an organisation or group of people deal with minorities. It is argued that this is done by organisations such as the health service and police. This does not mean that everyone in an organisation is racist. Many people believe that because the health service is mainly white people, they are racist. There may be hidden racism which is racism that is not recognised by everyone. This may be in the form that Asian or black people don't get the same value or quality of service by the health service compared to white people.

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  24. Humanities Leisure and Tourism Coursework St Lucia

    Tourism is an industry that provides services to tourists who are travelling away from their home, because so many people go on holiday each year there are so many jobs created in the country that is being visited, these include waitresses, hotel manager, pilots, travel agents, tour operators and sports and fitness. There are also many jobs created at the airport as the airports are becoming bigger and bigger because of the increased amount of people going abroad. All the people working in the travel and tourism industry work towards providing the best possible holidays and shorts breaks for the public.

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