Bike Looked Began
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People Who Love Hairpin Turn Matt
620 wordsWho would have ever fathomed dirt bikes would enter mainstream sports as a fierce competitor? This sport is for people who love pushing it to the edge, people who love fear. Motocross exemplifies speed, power, and agility. If you put all these factors into one and you dont have the proper equipment to perform, tragedy can strike at any moment! In June of 1998 Matt, James, and I went on a late ride at around dusk. Before we left the house, I had been trying to fix my back break for about and hour...
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Great Wall One Day
422 wordsHello, my name is Chou Ung, and I am a soldier. I usually have to wear a tunic, leather boots, shin guards, helmet, and bronze armor. I have to wear lots of armor. The weapons I use are the lance, shield, crossbow, sword, spear, bow and arrow, and an ax. I have a flat face and a low-bridge nose. I also have protruding eyes, large ears, high eyebrows, and slender lips. Wherever I go, I always carry a knife, fan, jade disc, porcelain horse, and a flute. I love my flute. Everybody loves it when I p...
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Daughter Of Zeus Greek Gods
1,200 words... r favorite city of Athens there were three temples for her. (Hamilton 29; Guirand 117) Athena was depicted as either wearing tight draperies covering her body and a shield and spear in her hands or she wore a long chiton, had a helmet on her head, aegis, and a spear in her right hand and winged victor in her left hand. (Guirand 117) She was often described as gray-eyed or flashing-eyed. Her favorite plant was the olive because she created it and her favorite bird was the owl, which was her s...
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Machine Gun Red Army
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1,186 wordsIn the Iliad, Homers heroes exhibit many symbolic attributes of heroism, maliciousness, and acquisition to the gods. To be a hero one has to be, quick in battle and always show courage. To honor the men who came before them and to keep his sons from being shamed by their fathers memory is to show true heroism. What disgrace! Look at you, carrying on in the armies muster just like boys fools! (2. 400 - 401) In their heroism they show how they are vengeful against any and all enemies who oppose th...
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Cross Country Olympic Games
839 wordsThe Modern Pentathlon The Pentathlon is a contest of 5 sports- jumping, running, wrestling, throwing the discus and hurling the spear or javelin that occurred between the same contestants on the same day. The contestant who won three events was considered the victor; but that was in the Ancient Greek times, now the modern day Pentathlon is very different. The sports The sports that make up the modern Pentathlon became part of the Olympic Games in 1912 at Stockholm, Sweden. The modern contest inc...
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Pretty Good Three Years
1,236 wordsWhy did dad send me here? He knew that Asuro was a corrupt company with a tendency for false advertising. Relaxing, exotic military colony my-ass. Its more like planet of the damned. Theres not too much I can do about it now, though. Here I am on Pluto. I think its 2155, but after working in the mines for years Ive pretty much stopped keeping track. All the miners work for at least 14 hours day, sweating in our enviro-suits and tediously working in the drillers, constantly searching for an iota ...
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Son Of A Bitch Ll Win Man
1,428 wordsMen, this stuff we hear about America wanting to stay out of the war, not wanting to fight, is a lot of bullshit. Americans love to fight - traditionally. All real Americans love the sting and clash of battle. When you were kids, you all admired the champion marble player; the fastest runner; the big league ball players; the toughest boxers. Americans love a winner and will not tolerate a loser. Americans despise cowards. Americans play to win - all the time. I wouldn't give a hoot in hell for a...
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Virtual Reality Medical Field
1,618 wordsVirtual reality has been made possible through sophisticated computers and complex programs that were designed to detect and interact with the persons actual body movements and actions in real time. The person can manipulate the virtual, or computer generated, environment with specially designed tools such as gloves, a helmet, and a variety of other such devices (Virtual Reality: History). These tools that are needed for advanced virtual reality simulations are usually owned by institutions such...
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Began To Cry Elie Wiesel
1,045 wordsCynthia Ozick was an American short story writer, novelist, essayist, poet, and translator. She considers herself an American Jewish writer. Cynthia Ozick was a writer of fiction and non-fiction, but did not bloom her career until she was 32 years old. Her literary hero was Henry James. After Cynthia Ozick finished graduate school, she would read for hours. She tried to read all the books that she never read before. She tried to learn everything she could from the books that she read. Reading bo...
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Word Chevalier Meant Order Of Knighthood Knight
785 wordsChivalry, the order of knighthood, and especially, the code of knightly behavior, comes from many origins. In Middle English, the word chevalier meant mounted horseman. In Old french, the word chevalier meant knightliness or chevalier meaning knight. (Microsoft, Encarta) Almost all origins of the word meant horseman. Warfare was not an option in the medieval period and the knight was the most crucial part. The knights ability, and the military strength of the lord or king were nesses ary for the...
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Short Story Quot Elie Wiesel
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People That Died Lines Eight And Nine Poem
271 wordsExplication This poem is written in free verse containing twenty-two lines. In line two there is a simile (we mustve looked like crows), and also another simile in lines eight and nine (a helmet on its barrel as if it were a man. ) In lines 5 - 9 it shows how the boots, helmet, and rifle look like a person, representing the dead people. Lines eight and nine are also personification. Lines 12 and 13 show how the sea gulls flying looked like the planes that flew in the sky in the war. In lines fou...
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Collaboration With Cae Electronics Collaboration With Cae Eye
450 wordsA simulated flight environment for pilot training may soon be made more realistic through the use of eye-tracking technology developed by researchers at the University of Toronto's Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IMBE). Many safety and cost benefits are obtained by training aircraft pilots under simulated conditions, but to be effective the simulation must be convincingly realistic. At present, th e training facilities use large domes and gimbal led projectors, or an array of video screens,...
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Ice Hockey Hockey League
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Eye Tracking Techniques Improve Realism Tracking Techniques Improve Realism Tracker
467 wordsNew Eye Tracking Techniques Improve Realism Of New Eye Tracking Techniques Improve Realism Of Aircraft Simulators A simulated flight environment for pilot training may soon be made more realistic through the use of eye-tracking technology developed by researchers at the University of Toronto's Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IMBE). Many safety and cost benefits are obtained by training aircraft pilots under simulated conditions, but to be effective the simulation must be convincingly realis...
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Gladiatorial Games Won T
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Saving Private Ryan Tom Hanks
965 wordsSaving Private Ryan Oh my god! Thats really about all I can say about Saving Private Ryan, Steven Spielberg's new World War II epic. Im afraid I wont be able to do justice to this movie in my review. My senses are still numb from experiencing the film. Not watching, experiencing. Because Spielberg throws you right down there in the middle of all the action, and you have no choice but to experience it. You are there, on Omaha Beach, as you watch thousands of civilians, with homes and families, ge...
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