The History of the Peace Sign

It’s on clothes, pins, scarves, and hats. The peace sign is a favorite symbol for many people. But, do they know where it came from? No, most do not. The creator of the peace sign was British artist Gerald Holtom. His design was intended to be a symbol for the Direct Action Committee Against Nuclear War [DAC]. In 1958, Holtom created the symbol using two semaphore letters, ...
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Case Study on Facebook Marketing

Facebook Marketing Case Study: Facebook is the most developed and popular social network which does not only connects people from all countries, but also becomes a powerful means of marketing for the modern business. The primary purpose of Facebook was communication and making friends, sharing of information, entertainment, etc but now every company has its page on the netw...
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An Analysis of Australian and Italian Culture In Melina Marchetta’s “Looking For Alibrandi”

The character of Josephine in Melina Marchetta’s 1992 debut novel Looking For Alibrandiis an interesting young girl who is struggling with her identity. She is shown to be a complex person, extremely imaginative yet possessive a quick, fiery temper. Some of this complexity stems from the fact that Josephine finds herself amidst two cultures, Australian and Italian, both cultu...
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Pet Peeves

I have so many pet peeves that it is actually crazy and possibly out of control but I will tell you anyway. The pet peeves that I have that are the most evident are I hate to touched, by anyone including my family. I also hate when other people constantly touch each other in the halls, like hugging or whatever. I hate these things because they are annoying and people should r...
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Case Study on Educational Administration

Educational Administration Case Study: Educational administration is the complex of efforts which is supposed to organize the process of education in the appropriate way. The issue touches upon both aspects: material and intellectual ones. First of all the leader of the educational institution is supposed to organize the material background for the educational process and p...
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Detrimental Overloads

One day a teacher said to one of his students, “Son, if you didn’t have homework, you wouldn’t learn.” Based on polls from actual students and research from notable scientists, homework can actually do the exact opposite of helping a student learn. In fact, too much homework can be a detriment to a student’s grade and mind. Some people were enthusiastic about school until the...
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Was the World Never the Same Again After Columbus Founded America?

Christopher Columbus, an Italian explorer, is best known for his accidental discovery of America. Even though Columbus’s vision of reaching Asia by sailing west failed, he gained something else entirely: America. This new discovery, though accidental, influenced the rest of the world forever. Without America, the current United States of America would not exist. Without Amer...
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Unit 4 Study Guide

Lecture Study Guide 1. What is the Integumentary system and its primary characteristics? Integumentary system is the skin and its derivatives; it provides external protection for the body. Its characteristics are: Covers the entire body, Accounts for about 7% of total body weight, Pliable, yet durable, Thickness: 1. 5 to 4. 0 mm, Composed of the epidermis and dermis, 2. Descr...
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Emily Character Analysis of A Rose for Emily

“It is my aim, and every effort bent, that the sum and history of my life, which in the same sentence is my obit and epitaph too, shall be them both: He made the books and he died” (Faulkner 1). William Faulkner expresses his goal and duty in life through these words; all he wanted to do was become known for his literature. Faulkner grew up in Oxford Mississippi raised by a ...
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Strategies to Prevent or Alleviate Reality Shock for a new nurse

The lack of reality orientation among many nursing students or neophyte nurses often lead to what professionals have tagged as “reality shock.”  This is usually mirrored in the problems new nurses experience during the transition that happens from their educational to work situation. This so-called “reality shock” is defined by Marlene Kramer (1974) as “. .. the reactions of ...
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