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Cow Lore
Cow Lore
Cow Lore A long... long time ago, in a distant galaxy, was the planet Cud. On this ancient planet lived the warlike race of the Cowfolk, a race of people who had evolved and broken into two major groups. The first group, the Beefers, were a very rough and barbaric race. They were the type who enjoyed loud music and a mug of ale, with a serving wench on their lap... even the women. Their leader, known as Mike The Big Tough Guy was a large man of great poundage. He had unkept hair that flew
The Disproof (and Proof) Of Everything
The Disproof (and Proof) Of Everything
The Disproof (and proof) of Everything Since the beginning of time, men (I'm speaking of the human race, this is not sexist in anyway because women are included in this too) have pondered our existence and purpose, as well as the nature of the world we live in. This is perhaps the single most time consuming thought we ever have for most people live their entire lifetimes without finding the answer or even coming close to one. I myself have pondered this question for most of my life, until recent
Government Spending & Budget
Government Spending & Budget
Government Spending & Budget As many Federal departments and agencies lurch into an era of running without funds, the leaders of both parties of Congress are spending less and less time searching for a compromise to balance the budget, and more and more time deciding how to use it to their advantage on the campaign trail. Meanwhile money is easily borrowed to pay for government overhead. In an attempt to change this, on June 29, Congress voted in favor of HConRes67 that called for a 7 year plan
Landscape Architecture As A Career
Landscape Architecture As A Career
Landscape Architecture as a Career A landscape architect is an individual who arranges and modifies the effects of natural scenery over a tract of land so as to produce the best aesthetic effect for the land^?s use. Landscape architecture is the design profession which applies artistic, cultural, and scientific knowledge to the design, planning, and development of the land. Landscape architects accept certain responsibilities related to the health and welfare of the public and are concerned with
Unions
Unions
Unions Why Unions? Unions are groups of working people who join to talk to employers about wages and conditions of work instead of workers talking to employers on an individual basis.1 Because they speak for everybody, unions can get a better deal for each worker than one employee could by negotiating with the employer. As seen in the short movie WHY UNIONS?, non-unionized workers talks about the unfair treatment they experience in the work place. Through collective action, workers formed un
Free Enterprise
Free Enterprise
Free Enterprise The term free enterprise is often used to describe America's market system. Unfortunately, when the government sets rules and standards for the companies in the system, the result is not free enterprise. Free enterprise is defined by Wilson S. Johnson, President of the National Federation of Independent Business, as the successful marriage of personal freedom with economic freedom. (1) With free enterprise comes competitive pricing, more wealth which is distributed widely amo
Germany
Germany
Germany Basic Facts Germany is in central Europe, at 50 degrees latitude, and 10 degrees longitude. It is bordered by Denmark, The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland, Austria, Czechs Republic, And Poland. The capitol of Germany is Berlin. The population of Germany is 81,264,000. The estimated population for Germany in the year 2000 is 82,583,000. Germany is smaller than Texas, or about 4 1/2% of the size of the U.S.A. The German flag has black, red, and gold, horizontal stripe
The Green Revolution In Asia
The Green Revolution In Asia
The Green Revolution in Asia World Issues May 27, 1996 Table of Contents Topic Page The Problem ................................................3 The Solution................................................3 Background to The Green Revolution .........................3 Positives of The Green Revolution ..........................3 Problems With The Green Revolution .........................4 The Green Revolution in Asia ...............................5 Rice .......................................
Central America
Central America
Central America Central America, just south of Mexico and North of Panama, consists of just six countries; Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. Of those six, all share a distinct common history except for Belize. Belize for one is incredibly small, and while Spanish is the official language of other Central American countries, in Belize English is spoken. So throughout this paper as I carelessly say 'Central American' I am not including Belize whose history and de
Mongolia
Mongolia
Mongolia (Mongol Ard, Uls) Mongolia (Mongol Ard, Uls), landlocked nation in central Asia lying between China and the USSR. A vast plateau with extensive grasslands embraces the heartland of the country; part of the Gobi Desert occupies the S. An agricultural economy relies primarily on herd animals with more than 80% of the total land area devoted to pastureland. Herdsmen make up the majority of the labor force and have been organized into collectives. Crops are grown on large-scale state farms.
Communism Is A Better Form Of Economic Organization Than
Communism Is A Better Form Of Economic Organization Than
Communism Is A Better Form Of Economic Organization Than Capitalism The purpose of this essay is to prove that Communism is a better form of economic organization, compared to capitalism. I will use these following examples equality, employment, health care and society, to show why Communism is a better form of economic organization. First of all in a communist regime, people are all equal to each other no matter how educated that person is, in the eyes of the government. For example a Surgeon h
Tobacco
Tobacco
Tobacco Canada has one of the world's toughest antismoking campaign. They have passed laws against tobacco advertising and have used virtually all of the Presidents proposals against tobacco. Now they are saying that if Clinton's proposals do become a law it won't do much good. By 1993 the tobacco taxes in Canada had a pack of cigarettes up to $5.00 a pack . Thanks to these measures, Garfield Mahood, Executive Director of the Toronto based Non-Smokers Rights Association., said, Canada has had
The Canadian Government
The Canadian Government
The Canadian Government Part I. GOVERNMENT AND LAW The Governor General represents the monarch in Canada. He/she is appointed by the monarch on advice of the Canadian Government. Governors General open Parliment and read the speech from the throne which outlines the governments plans. They also give royal assent to bills, appoint important officials, greet foreign leaders, and give out awards and medals. The role of the Governor General is formal and symbolic. The current Govener General is Ray
Bloc Quebecois
Bloc Quebecois
Bloc Quebecois The Bloc Quebecois is the hope for Quebec, while the rest of Canada plot's to take away our individuality, heritage and language from us, we the Bloc are sworn to protect these segments of Quebec. The purpose of the Bloc Quebecois is to ensure that Quebec is fairly represented in the House of Commons and that we, the people of Quebec, obtain all that we require to ensure that Quebec will be strong in the future when we separate from Canada. If we get a fair number of seats in the
AIDS - Whats New ?
AIDS - Whats New ?
AIDS - What's new ? ------------------- Is the message getting through? We already know enough about AIDS to prevent its spread, but ignorance, complacency, fear and bigotry continue to stop many from taking adequate precautions. We know enough about how the infection is transmitted to protect ourselves from it without resorting to such extremes as mandatory testing, enforced quarantine or total celibacy. But too few people are heeding the AIDS message. Perhaps many simply don't like or want to
Necrotizing Fasciitis/Myosits (Flesh Eating Disease)
Necrotizing Fasciitis/Myosits (Flesh Eating Disease)
Necrotizing Fasciitis/Myosits (Flesh eating Disease) Necrotizing Fasciitis is also known as the flesh-eating disease. It is a rare disease that causes the deterioration of the flesh, causing extensive destruction of the tissues. It can kill. The disease is very uncommon and only infects about one in a million people each year in Canada. There is some concern and suggestions that cases of this disease may be on the increase. Most of these serious infections occur between the months of October and
The Criminalization Of Knowingly Transmitting AIDS
The Criminalization Of Knowingly Transmitting AIDS
The Criminalization of Knowingly Transmitting AIDS Table of Contents Brief history of AIDS and the criminalization of knowingly transmitting it.......................................3 Interviews concerning the issue............................4 Reasons for the criminalization of knowingly transmitting AIDS..................................................5 Reasons against the criminalization of knowingly transmitting AIDS.....................................7 My position and conclusion..........
How The Government May Have Created AIDS
How The Government May Have Created AIDS
How the Government May Have Created AIDS The following is a complete verbatim transcription from a recent broadcast of Network 23, a program shown on a local Los Angeles Public Access Cable Channel. FULL TRANSCRIPTION FROM NETWORK 23: ??????????????????????????????????? Good evening, I'm Michel Kassett. This is Network 23. A couple of weeks ago we had a program on the subject of AIDS, addressing the question of whether AIDS -- the AIDS virus -- was created by the government; and I'm sure that
Alzheimers Q&A
Alzheimers Q&A
Alzheimer's Q&A Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Assoc. Inc. 70 E. Lake Street, Suite 600 Chicago, Illinois 60601 What is Alzheimer's Disease? The most common form of dementing illness, Alzheimer's Disease (AD) is a progressive, degenerative disease that attacks the brain, causing impaired memory, thinking and behavior. The person with AD may experience confusion, personality and behavior changes, impaired judgment, and difficulty finding words, finishing thoughts or following direction
Cholera
Cholera
Cholera Cholera is an infectious intestinal disease common in Southern Asia. Cholera is caused by a comma-shaped bacterium called Vibrio Choleras. The microorganism is transmitted by water or food that has been contaminated with the feces of people who have the disease. Cholera occurs when Vibrio Cholera enters the intestines and releases Cholera toxin. The toxin causes the intestine to secrete large amounts of water and salt. Because the intestine cannot absorb the water and salt at the rate th
Insulin-Dependent Diabetes
Insulin-Dependent Diabetes
Insulin-Dependent Diabetes ******REMINDER****** The information contained in the Rare Disease Database is provided for educational purposes only. It should not be used for diagnostic or treatment purposes. If you wish to obtain more information about this disorder, please contact your personal physician and/or the agencies listed in the Resources section of this report. Insulin-dependent Diabetes is a disorder in which the body does not produce enough insulin and is, therefore, unable to conve
The Clinton Health Plan
The Clinton Health Plan
The Clinton Health Plan The health care situation in the United States is in dire need of a change. The United States spends more money on health care per individual than any other nation in the world (14%of its GNP in 1991), and that amount is quickly rising. Virtually everyone, from doctors to politicians, recognize the unwieldy situation of health care in America, and realize that something must be done. In order to attempt to correct the failures of the current health care situation, one mus
Acid Rain
Acid Rain
Acid Rain THOUGHTS ON ACID RAIN Acid rain is a serious problem with disastrous effects. Each day this serious problem increases, many people believe that this issue is too small to deal with right now this issue should be met head on and solved before it is too late. In the following paragraphs I will be discussing the impact has on the wildlife and how our atmosphere is being destroyed by acid rain. CAUSES Acid rain is a cancer eating into the face of Eastern Canada and the North Eastern United
Reforestation
Reforestation
Reforestation The purpose of this written report is to inform the reader about the concerns and facts involved with reforestation. Reforestation began in Ontario after World War II. What happened was, professional foresters were assigned to an area and became responsible for its well being. Under the Crown Timber Act, long term management was prepared. Then the many steps needed to rebuild a forest began. Included in this report will be information on the effects of cutting and replanting, such
People Who Go To The Gym
People Who Go To The Gym
: People who go to the Gym: There are many health conscience people today. Many of these people also enjoy working out in the gym. There are three groups of people that go to the gym. These groups are The one timers, The buddies only, and The dedicated. There is the group of people who are considered ?The one timers. This is the group of people who are trying to be health conscience. Often this is the group of people who make it a New Year resolution to make there life healthy. There first step i
Satellites
Satellites
Satellites Satellites orbit the earth doing our bidding in ways that enrich the lives of almost all of us. Through electronic eyes from hundreds of miles overhead, they lead prospectors to mineral deposits invisble on earth's surface. Relaying communications at the speed of light, they shrink the planet until its most distant people are only a split second apart. They beam world weather to our living room TV and guide ships through storms. Swooping low over areas of possible hostility, spies in
Stages Of Change Model
Stages Of Change Model
Stages of Change Model I came upon this article in Nutrition Toady Volume 31 #4 from August 1996. Nutrition Today isn^?t quite the magazine you would find me reading, but to tell you the truth this article interested me greatly. The author is a lady who has a nutritional doctorate. This article includes many claims about what it takes physically and mentally to eat right and keep a healthy body weight, but at the same time it proves those claims with many facts. The big question is if dietary be
The First Flush Toilet
The First Flush Toilet
The First Flush Toilet The first flush toilet was invented by Tomas Crapper in 1884. It was first presented in a large Health Exhibition in London. The items that were used in the original flush-test were four tests that consisted of 3 wads of paper, a sponge, 4 greased paper sheets and 10 apples. As these items were tossed in one after the other, the crowd was surprised by this great break- through in toilet efficiency. No, Mr. Crapper did not invent the toilet, he was the first to make a pra
Negligent Hiring/Retention
Negligent Hiring/Retention
Negligent Hiring/Retention Human resources professionals have been breathing a bit easier because of the retrenchment in the At-Will Employment Doctrine.(1) The repreive was short lived, however, as a relatively new employee relations law scourge has surfaced- The Tort doctrine of negligent hiring/retention.(2) Although this theory is not new, it's prominenece is growing. This added cause of action in tort law is resulting in increased employer liability and risk. Often, Court award outcomes i
Opinions On Esoteric Practices
Opinions On Esoteric Practices
Opinions on Esoteric Practices ACCUPUNCTURE: this ancient oriental medical form is one of the few things available to help you on the market today that I have no qualms or arguments about, its simply application of stimuli to nerves to reduce pain or stress on other parts of the body that correspond in the 'wiring' of the human body. My only caution here is to always go to accupuncturists whoi are otherwise medically qualified as well, in case an error is made you still have the usual malpractic
Population Statistics Of Mexico
Population Statistics Of Mexico
Population Statistics of Mexico Mexico is a growing country, who's population is gradually increasing every year by around 3? percent each year. In 1940, the population was recorded at 19,654,000 people. This population then increased to 25,791,000 people in 1950. This indicates a growth of 6,137,000 people in just a decade. The population in 1960 was then recorded at 34,923,000 people. This new raise indicated a growth of 9,132,000 people in another decade. In 1970, the population grew to 48,37
Reforestation
Reforestation
Reforestation The purpose of this written report is to inform the reader about the concerns and facts involved with reforestation. Reforestation began in Ontario after World War II. What happened was, professional foresters were assigned to an area and became responsible for its well being. Under the Crown Timber Act, long term management was prepared. Then the many steps needed to rebuild a forest began. Included in this report will be information on the effects of cutting and replanting, such
History And Reading Of Tarot Cards
History And Reading Of Tarot Cards
History and Reading of Tarot Cards Lesson on Tarot Cards Today during this learning experience, you will learn how to tell your fortune with Tarot cards, what the Tarot cards mean and are, and the history of the Tarot. The History of the Tarot The Tarot cards are basically an old Egyptian book which survived and was passed on until today. The book or Tarot deck, comprises of 78 cards, in five suits. 4 suits are called the Minor Arcana, and one suit, comprising of 22 cards, is called the Majo
Physical Education In Schools
Physical Education In Schools
Physical Education In Schools Meet Andrea. A very intelligent brown haired, green eyed ten year old girl. Like many Canadian children, Andrea spends twenty-five to thirty hours in school each week- sitting. Andrea's school kept her mind active. Too bad they forgot about her body. She is just one of the thousands of Canadian children who can't even run around the block. According to recent studies, children who participate in daily physical activities are more fit, have better health habits, and
How Toxic Waste Affects Our Natural Environment
How Toxic Waste Affects Our Natural Environment
How Toxic Waste Affects Our Natural Environment Canada and all of the developed countries in the world produce some kind of toxic waste(s). It doesn't matter whether it's a chocolate bar wrapper or a canister of highly radioactive plutonium, they're potentially dangerous to us and/or our natural environment unless properly disposed of. Toxic waste is defined as any waste that is hazardous to human health or to our natural environment. According to the Institute of Chemical Waste Management, abou
Microwaves
Microwaves
Microwaves You might remember the heroic role that newly-invented radar played in the Second World War. People hailed it then as Our Miracle Ally. But even in its earliest years, as it was helping win the war, radar proved to be more than an expert enemy locator. Radar technicians, doodling away in their idle moments, found that they could focus a radar beam on a marshmallow and toast it. They also popped popcorn with it. Such was the beginning of microwave cooking. The very same energy that w
Reproduction: A-Courting To Nature!
Reproduction: A-Courting To Nature!
Reproduction: A-Courting to Nature! For some time she had watched his movements, appearing coyly in his haunts. And now, had it paid off? Doubtless, he was in love. His muscles were taut; he swooped through the air more like an eagle than a Greylag gander. The only problem was, it was not for her that he then landed in a flurry of quacks and wingbeats, or for her that he dashed off surprise attacks on his fellows. It was, rather, for another - for her preening rival across the Bavarian lake. Poo
Acid Rain: Cause And Effects And Issues
Acid Rain: Cause And Effects And Issues
Acid Rain: Cause and Effects and Issues Introduction Acid rain has become an environmental concern of global importance within the last decade. With the increasing environmental awareness of the unhealthy condition of our planet earth the concern about acid rain has not lessened. In brief, acid rain is rain with pH values of less than 5.6. When dealing with acid rain one must study and understand the process of making Sulfuric acid. In this project we will take an in depth look into the produc
Geneticists
Geneticists
Geneticists Geneticists need many skills. One of the most important is to be able to ask questions. Another is to correctly organize data. In the way of training, one should major in biology, genetics, and many other biosciences. A bachelor degree can get a job, but I myself would advise getting the highest amount of bioscience education possible. Jobs can be acquired by asking your professors, but, they may not be aware of any need for geneticists. Many times, reading advertisements may of some
Reproduction: A Courting To Nature
Reproduction: A Courting To Nature
Reproduction: A Courting To Nature ====================================================================== REPRODUCTION: A-Courting to Nature! LIFE SCIENCES SIG ---------------------------------------------------------------------- For some time she had watched his movements, appearing coyly in his haunts. And now, had it paid off? Doubtless, he was in love. His muscles were taut; he swooped through the air more like an eagle than a Greylag gander. The only problem was, it was not for her that he
What Was The Effect Of The Space Shuttle Challenger
What Was The Effect Of The Space Shuttle Challenger
What Was The Effect of The Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster on NASA and the Future of the United States Space Program? This was the major question proposed during the late 1980's. What was the future of NASA going to be after this terrible disaster? Would there be enough funding for the continuation of the United States Space Program? This Challenger explosion was one of the major catastrophes of the entire Space Program since the beginning of funding for the Space Program was started. It seems
Concern Of The Health Care System
Concern Of The Health Care System
Concern of the Health Care System Throughout the United States there has been an overwhelming concern as to the status of the present health care system. Approximately 100,000 people lose their health insurance each month. Unfortunately the present system does little to nothing to aid these people. It is for this reason that various managed health care plans have come into existence and use. Managed health care is a system by which an outside body, such as a state or federal government places re
The Homeless: What Has Been Done To Decrease The Problem?
The Homeless: What Has Been Done To Decrease The Problem?
The Homeless: What Has Been Done To Decrease The Problem? One of the largest growing concerns in Toronto is the constantly increasing number of citizens who are finding themselves living on the streets. With the decrease in the number of available jobs, the population of homeless people has literally boomed. My questions are not as simple to answer as they may appear. Why is a large portion of our community forced to live on the streets? What has be done to decrease the problem? These are the qu
Creating The Safest Classroom And Lab Atmosphere
Creating The Safest Classroom And Lab Atmosphere
Creating the Safest Classroom and Lab Atmosphere The Findings of the Legal/Safety Group After being dubbed the legal group, Chris, John, Jen, Jens, and Spencer began thinking about what this title meant. After talking about the meaning of our group, both to each other and to professor Sidebotham, it was concluded that the semantics behind legal formed the following definition. Le' gal: Pertaining to safety, i.e. anything that will keep Cooper Union out of legal trouble. We worked from there, and
Violence On Television
Violence On Television
Violence on Television There was murderers going around killing lots of people and stealing jewelry. This quote comes from the mouth of an eight year old girl after watching the evening news on television. The eight year old girl claims that she is afraid when there is a murder near because you never know if he could be in town (Cullingford, 61). A recent report from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) pools evidence from over 2,500 studies within the last decade on over 100,000 s
The Urban Underclass: Challenging THe Myths ABout Americas Urban Poor
The Urban Underclass: Challenging THe Myths ABout Americas Urban Poor
The Urban Underclass: Challenging THe Myths ABout America's Urban Poor Paul Peterson and Christopher Jencks, co editors of The Urban Underclass, and William Julius Wilson, a contributor to the book, will conduct a public symposium from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, in the Brookings auditorium. Discussants will include James Johnson of UCLA, Charles Murray of the American Enterprise Institute and Isabel Sawhill of the Urban Institute. The conference is open to press and other interested partie
Feminism And Gender Equality In The 1990s
Feminism And Gender Equality In The 1990s
Feminism And Gender Equality In The 1990's Overall, the rights and status of women have improved considerably in the last century; however, gender equality has recently been threatened within the last decade. Blatantly sexist laws and practices are slowly being eliminated while social perceptions of women's roles continue to stagnate and even degrade back to traditional ideals. It is these social perceptions that challenge the evolution of women as equal on all levels. In this study, I will ar
Torture, Not Culture - Female Genital Mutilation
Torture, Not Culture - Female Genital Mutilation
Torture, Not Culture - Female Genital Mutilation TORTURE, NOT CULTURE (AN INSIGHT INTO FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION) Female circumcision, better known as Female Genital Mutilation, is an ugly monster finally rearing its head from out of the depths of time. It can attack a girl at any age, with a little prompting from her society, and the aid of an unsuspecting human wielding the knife. Usually, it is performed from a few days after birth to puberty, but in some regions, the torture can be put off u
Gender Differences
Gender Differences
Gender Differences I was surprised finding out that the topic for our paper was about our feelings of belonging to the other gender. I think the title of the book Men are From Mars, Women are From Venus by John Gray applies to how different men and women are in their attitudes, feelings and lifestyles. This experience for me will be enjoyable for me since I have never thought what it would be like to be a female and also to hopefully give me a better insight on a few questions that have intere
Prostitution
Prostitution
Prostitution Prostitution is an issue which has caused controversy cross-culturally and historically and which has many individuals reexamining the logistics of it. If prostitution is decriminalized it will become economically profitable and feasible for not only the prostitutes, but also western society as a whole. Without the 20th century western laws, which force prostitution underground, the profession of prostitution could become a clean and safe occupation. Prostitution laws are unconstitu