The Bomb That Saved Millions

The Terror that Saved MillionsThe atomic bomb and it’s use over the two Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki is still a source of heated debate even over fifty years later. Many people on both sides -Japan and The United States- hold the belief that Truman’s decision to drop the bomb was a mistake and […]

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Truss

The definition of a truss is any of variousstructural frames based on the geometric rigidity of the triangle and composedof straight members subject only to longitudinal compression, tension, or both:functions as a beam or cantilever to support bridges, roofs, etc. Trusses arethe most commonly used structural device used in architecture today. Trusses areused in almost […]

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anti-matter

Anti-Matter SummaryIntroductionOrdinary matter has negatively charged electrons circling a positively charged nuclei. Anti-matter has positively charged electrons – positrons – orbiting a nuclei with a negative charge – anti-protons. Only anti-protons and positrons are able to be produced at this time, but scientists in Switzerland have begun a series of experiments which they believe will […]

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To Kill a Mockingbird – Atticus Finch

Atticus Finch was a man who fought for what he believed in. He was always the one who stood up for what was right, not what the more popular thing to do was. Atticus has a lot of courage to do what he did for Tom Robinson. Atticus looked past the racism that was in […]

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Summer Of 42

he book A Farewell to Arms, written by Ernest Hemingway, is a classic about the love story of a nurse and a war ridden soldier. The story starts as Frederick Henry is serving in the Italian Army. He meets his future love in the hospital that he gets put in for various reasons. I thought […]

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Supernatural Forces cause the Fall of Man in Macbe

thIn Shakespeares “Macbeth” supernatural forces create a suspenseful atmosphere. The use of the supernatural in the witches, the visions, the ghost and the apparitions provides the backbone of the climax and “excuses” for Macbeths change of character. Because conscience plays such a central role in Macbeths tragic struggle, many critics use spiritual and supernatural theories […]

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Macbeth

In the final acts of Shakespeares Macbeth the motiff blood plays a big role. It adds drama and shows how influencial the sight of blood is to many people. For instance, on page 356,Act 5, Scene 3, .lines 17-20Macbeth sayGo prick thyface and over-red thy fear, thou lily-livered boy. What soldiers, patch? Deathof thy soul! […]

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Survival of the fittest

Natural Selection to Survival of the FittestCharles Darwin felt strongly that observations made on large scale explorations such as his voyage on the Beagle showed conclusively that many clearly different organisms, animals as well as plants, were related to one another buy some unknown law. In other words Darwin was trying to prove that evolution […]

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Man Hath Known No Fury Like A Woman Scorned

Jon ElliottMrs. ScottHonors IS 222 September 2000Man Hath Known No Fury Like a Woman ScornedWomen are often referred to as the weaker sex. Don’t say this to one of the women youre about to read about. There are over 3000 people on death row in the United States. 42 are women. Is it that women […]

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Hemophilia

IntroductionHemophilia is a rare genetic blood clotting disorder that primarily affects males. People living with hemophilia do not have enough of, or are missing, one of the blood clotting proteins naturally found in blood. Two of the most common forms of hemophilia are A and B. In persons with hemophilia A (also called classic hemophilia), […]

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