Physics of Alpine Skiing

Alpine skiing is a single player sport that was introduced to the Winter Olympic Games in 1936 at the Garmisch-Partenkirchen Games. Alpine skiing changed from a main mean of transportation to recreational fun during the early 20th century. The wealthy Brits were some of the first people to take part in Alpine skiing while on vacation in the Alps during the summer months. The ...
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The Differences Between Two Friends

The story “Macbeth” was written by William Shakespeare, and took place in Scotland and England. Macbeth tells a story of one friend who rose to power and the friend he lost on the way. The story also shows how ones belief in the supernatural world can change his life forever. The two main characters in the story are Macbeth and Macduff; the two are friends who have two totall...
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International Market

There were a number of flaws in Nokia’s approach to announcing and handling its Bochum plant closure. As much as Nokia experienced increased cost of production, which the top management claims to be highly uncompetitive in the international arena, its plan of relocation to Romania was not maintained with a proper PR campaign. The careless open manner in which the announcement...
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Mind Reading Rodents

Ever wondered if someone is reading your mind as you’re thinking? Unless you’re a conspiracy theorist, probably not often. As everyone beyond the age of preschool knows, telepathy isn’t real, except when it is. Published in Nature’s Scientific Reports in February of 2013, scientists at Duke University have managed to transmit brain waves, or EEG, from one rat, through the In...
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Quality Improvement Report

Foundational Frameworks for QI The foundational frameworks for QI are the bases upon which quality improvement efforts are organized. It involves, in large part, an understanding of what quality entails, and the steps that would be taken to improve the quality. The frameworks upon which quality improvement are based should reflect the underlying problems or bottlenecks that ...
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“The Man Who Was Almost a Man”

Using racial/cultural cristicism, the reader can analyze Richard Wright’s The Man Who Was Almost a Man through symbol, family relationships, and dialogue. “A Man Who was Almost a Man”, was written by Richard Wright around the year 1961. Wright was born and raised in Mississippi; growing up he was a victim to racial hatred, and whose education ended at the ninth grade. “The Ma...
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High School Musical: Fact or Fiction?

I could barely control my excitement as I waited for hours outside of the movie theater. I wore a blue dress and high heels to resemble the iconic outfit of my favorite character, and prepared for my perspective on life to be changed. Finally, they began seating for the movie. Not only was High School Musical 3 going to be filled with the best G-rated romance and musical num...
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International Marketing Paper

Introduction According to Maignan and Ferrell (2004), whether a firm markets its services or goods internationally or domestically, the definition of marketing still holds. Nevertheless, its scope is expanded when the firm decides to engage into selling its products across international boundaries. As such, it is important to revisit the general definition of marketing befor...
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Cultural Racial Criticism Final

“I can, with one eye squinted, take it all as a blessing” (O’connor). Flannery O’Connor spoke these words referring to her blessed writing career. O’Connor’s short stories mainly centered on the South because she was born and raised in Savannah Georgia where her family has lived for many generations before her. One of Flannery O’Connor’s most discussed short stori...
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Perfectionism: The New Age Disorder

The pressure to be flawless in academia is not an uncommon theme to be found in one of the top ten high schools in America. When the month of May arrives, tensions are high and energy is low in all students. However, there are a handful of students that take it to the next level of stress and pressure to score the five on the AP test or the seven on the IB papers. In my resea...
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