The Tortured Life of Nikola Tesla

When thinking of electricity the first person that comes to mind is Thomas Edison, an esteemed inventor and business man. However, Edison’s discovery of electricity was perfected by Nikola Tesla, the Serbian engineer, physicist, and inventor. Tesla discovered alternative current, and he is the one we have to thank for the electricity we use today. He lived a cruel life litte...
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All Semiotic Analysis Case Study

Semiotic Analysis is a process wherein the signs and symbols in advertisements are taken into consideration to understand the language and the meaning it sends to the consumers. The message’s meaning could be influenced by several factors such as the organization of the advertisement, the design of the Coca Cola bottle, the text etched in the advertisement, and the overall im...
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Success is Out of Our Hands

Is there a significant correlation between success and skill? Nowadays, the path to success seems to be different for each individual, as some people have unfair advantages to help them excel quicker. Often times, these advantages stem from circumstances no one even has control over. Moreover, the idea of a “self-made” man is a logical fallacy as almost all successful people...
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Analyse the opening scene of Billy Elliot and discuss how the director uses media techniques to introduce the character of Billy

The opening scene of Billy Elliot introduces the main character of the movie and gives the audience a taster of what is to come. Just like an interesting start to a book, this opening hooks the audience, and they want to know what is going to happen to the character. During the movie, we see Billy transform from a boxing boy to a ballet boy, but he faces many challenges along...
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Whirlpool Case Study

Whirlpool’s success as the number two appliance company in the world is due to its strategy of offering products in three alternative price categories – top-of-the-line, medium price, and low end. This strategy has allowed it to expand out of the mature domestic U.S. market (growing at a rate of 2% – 3% per annum), where it is the number one appliance company, into for...
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College Jazz Music Report

Music 33 Section : xxxx Samuel Ku, Concert Report #3, 1363xxx (7p. m. April 29th, 2011 Phil Ranelin Jazz Concert) On April 29th, 2011 I went to watch “FRIDAY NIGHT JAZZ SERIES –PHIL RANELIN QUINTET” at the Performing Arts Center in Santa Monica. The Phil Ranelin Quintet show was my fourth jazz concert and was really looking forward to the event. I still do not ful...
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Weeds

Weeds may be unwanted for a number of reasons: they might be unsightly, or crowd out or restrict light to more desirable plants (especially crop plants) or use limited nutrients from the soil. They can harbor and spread plant pathogens that infect and degrade the quality of crop or horticultural plants. Some weeds are a nuisance because they have thorns or prickles, some have...
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Group Behavior Theories

Introduction Human beings are social animals and therefore they usually behave in ways that are more similar as influenced by various factors. It is very common to find that what a person or a group of people do regarding a certain situation is not as a result of individual response. Most of the decisions reached at are influenced by other external factors such as the way of...
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Consumer Behaviour Report (the Sherlock Holmes Brand)

When Sir Arthur Conan Doyle first introduced Sherlock Holmes to the reading public in 1887, nothing could have prepared him for the fact he had created a character who was destined to become the most famous detective in the world. This British literary idol went on to break all records and has become the most frequently portrayed fictional character of all time.Today, the bra...
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Business Competition Case Study

Case Study on Business Competition: Business competition is the process of the cooperation and competition of businessmen for the most profitable conditions of production and sale of the goods and services and for the opportunity to receive the highest profit through these operations. Business competition is the natural phenomenon, because every firm on the market wants to ...
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