Mother Nature Rainy Season
676 wordsThe year revolves around many seasons, namely- summer, rainy, autumn, winter and spring. Each season brings about a certain change in our lives and leaves its mark on Earth and also in our minds. Mythology has a lot to offer on the subject of the changes in season but now people refer to it as logic. When spring comes, flower begin to bloom, birds begin to sing their melodious songs and the world wakes up to find itself once again under the care of Mother Nature. Spring time is also called exam ...
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Bushfires In Australia Geographical Processes Animals
456 wordsWhich areas of Australia are prone to bush fires and why? The Australian climate is mostly hot, dry and prone to bushfires. In the southeast, occasional strong winds with summertime cold fronts can lead to extreme fire danger. Many of Australia's native plants burn easily. The eucalyptus' high oil content makes them particularly fire prone. The big areas of dry grass common in mid-to-late summer also burn readily. Most loss of life and property damage occurs around the edges of the cities where ...
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Degrees Fahrenheit Surface Temperature
1,087 wordsOur planet Uranus. Uranus is the seventh planet of our solar system. Uranus is the mysterious blue planet that circles the sun, far from the Earth. A man named William Herschel first discovered this mysterious planet in 1781, he was a German musician living in England who had a great interest in Astronomy. He believed the sky held secrets he wanted to know. He couldnt afford to buy a big telescope, so he made his own. One night in March 1781, Herschel was studying constellations of Gemini. He sp...
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Grapes Of Wrath Dust Bowl
963 wordsIt was a terrible time for the people in the United States' Great Plains when a seemingly endless drought followed excessive plowing of the soil and caused the earth to let loose it's hold on it's very skin. The stripped red soil boiled up into the air, infiltrating every crevice it could find, inanimate or alive. The Dream Wheat was a treasure crop in the 1920 s. With more and more farmers owning tractors and combines they were seeing greater yields and profits than ever before. As a result the...
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Summers Day Young Woman
583 wordsWilliam Shakespeare's Sonnet 18 is addressed to a young woman of great beauty and promise. Like in all other of his sonnets, he uses AB-AB rhyming style, with the rhyming couplet at the end as a conclusion. In this sonnet, the speaker warns her about the destructive power of time and age. Also, an important theme of the sonnet is the power of the speaker's poem to defy time and last forever, carrying the beauty of the beloved down to future generations. Sonnet 18 focuses on the beauty of the you...
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Epic Hero Trojan War
1,287 wordsAn epic is a poetic account of the deeds of an exulted and grand hero. In Homer's Odyssey, the great protagonist is Odysseus, a man who departed from his home to fight the Trojan War and who comes back after twenty years to find his household overtaken by lofty and contemptuous suitors courting his wife Penelope against her will. Throughout his journey, this rich and complex character battles life's temptations towards purification, since he must overcome his sins and flaws in order to obtain re...
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Yo Ho Ho E Oh Bwoonhilda Wabbit
341 wordsFeaturing Bugs Bunny (Mel Blanc), and Elmer Find (Arthur Q Bryant) Elmer: Be vewy quiet. I'm hunting wabbits. (spoken) WABBIT TWACKS! ! WABBIT HOLE! ! (thrusting spear) KILL THE WABBIT! KILL THE WABBIT! KILL THE WABBIT! Bugs: (spoken): Kill the wabbit? Elmer: YO HO HO! YO HO HO! YO HO... Bugs: Oh mighty warrior of great fighting stock Might I inquire to ask eh... what's up doc? Elmer: I'm going to kill the wabbit! Bugs: O mighty warrior, 'twill be quite a task How will you do it, might I inquire...
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God Or Goddess Gods And Goddesses
1,038 wordsThe Mesopotamian's viewed their city-states as earthly copies of a divine model and order. Each city-state was sacred since it was linked to a god or goddess. Hence, Nippur, the earliest center of Sumerian religion, was dedicated to Enlil, god of wind, and Babylon to Marduk, who supplanted Enlil in Babylonian myth. Nannar, a moon god, was the owner of Ur. Moreover, located at the heart of each major city-state was a temple complex. Occupying several acres, this sacred area consisted of a ziggura...
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Storm Surge Global Warming
1,077 wordsHurricane Trends In the past year alone the severity and the number of hurricanes have increased dramatically. In decades earlier you might have one killer hurricane, but with the advent of nineties, hurricanes Andrew, Hugo, Frances, Gloria, Ivan and the most recent one Jeanne have changed the landscape of the eastern seacoast to the point where people who have lived there for decades, now have a hard time recognizing their neighborhoods. Hurricane Gloria actually reached as far north as Connect...
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Tall Grass North America
700 wordsThe grasslands of North American are called as prairies; they cover about 1. 4 million square miles or 15 % of the continent. They are widely scattered for about one thousand miles in the very center of North America, from the Rocky Mountains to Indiana. Accordingly to the amount of rainfall and temperature there are three types of prairies grasslands: tall grass prairie in the east, mixed grass prairie in middle part and short glass prairie in the west. Grasslands are growing in areas of limite...
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Antony And Cleopatra Death
903 wordsIn Shakespeare? s tragedy / history /Roman play Antony and Cleopatra, we are told the story of two passionate and power-hungry lovers. In the first two Acts of the play we are introduced to some of the problems and dilemmas facing the couple (such as the fact that they are entwined in an adulterous relationship, and that both of them are forced to show their devotion to Caesar). Along with being introduced to Antony and Cleopatra? s strange love affair, we are introduced to some interesting seco...
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Catalina Mountains Catalina Highway Point
788 wordsSnow in the desert. Pine trees among the cactus. There are thunderstorms that you can see and hear but not feel. Your emotions run through your veins like your blood after a marathon. If there is another place like it in the world, I dont know where it could be. The Santa Catalina Mountains in Tucson Arizona are the Mount Sinai of the United States. Specifically, Mount Lemmon. Your journey begins at the base of the Catalina Mountains just past the aptly named, Bear Canyon Road. Once you reach th...
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Shakespeare Wrote Young Man
591 wordsWilliam Shakespeare's Sonnet 18 is part of a group of 126 sonnets Shakespeare wrote that are addressed to a young man of great beauty and promise. In this group of sonnets, the speaker urges the young man to marry and perpetuate his virtues through children, and warns him about the destructive power of time, age, and moral weakness. Sonnet 18 focuses on the beauty of the young man, and how beauty fades, but his beauty will not because it will be remembered by everyone who reads this poem. Shakes...
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Central America Latin America
897 wordsDisaster is Different Around The World The purpose of this paper is to show the difference between the way the United States faces a disaster and the way Central America handles a disaster. In 1992 we faced the costliest hurricane to hit the United States in history. In 1998 Central America was rocked by fourth strongest hurricane ever. Though both were huge disasters our perception of a hurricane might be a little different than someone living in Latin America. As previously stated, Central Ame...
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Test Of Time Year 2000
901 wordsWhat does the Jesus of Mitchell? s gospel have to say to those of us living in the year 2000? The true test of a literary work is the test of time. If a work has a universal theme, if it has a universal lesson that can be learned, it will last and be referred to as a classic and generation after generation of students will read and discuss it in school. While the Gospels are not necessarily considered classics, they have, indeed stood the test of time. Almost 2000 years after Jesus lived, people...
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Side Of The Street Environmental Issues
724 wordsEnvironmental systems analysis of 2358 Flora St I chose to analyze an old three-story row house in Clifton. It happens to be the place I am subleasing currently. Although I have not had too much time to spend in it, since I spend all of my time in studio, I have noticed some major problems in the design and implementation of the environmental systems. I will go through some of these environmental issues and how they relate or don t relate to the architecture and recommend an improvement. The Hou...
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Years Ago One Hundred
1,319 wordsCount Ferdinand Von Zeppelin and his crew operated their first airship nearly one hundred years ago. Airships are big controllable balloons, also known as dirigibles. Therefore three classes of airships, rigid, nonrigid and semirigid. Rigid airships (zeppelins) use framework in the interior to keep their shape. Semirigid airships are a combination of framework and gas pressure to maintain their shape. Nonrigid airships (blimps) rely solely on air pressure to keep their form. They are all propell...
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Butterfly House Garden Hurried
347 wordsHelen s Helens Garden -Journal- Helen s Garden With the advent of the warm season upon me I decided to explore my new surroundings in a new town. I had driven past a beautiful garden setting several times downtown and today decided to stop and see this wonderful place. When I first drove in and parked I was hit with a profusion of vibrant colors, with hues of many shades. Upon entering, I became bewitched by the multitude of fragrance that abounds. Dispersed strategically were several benches do...
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Water Temperatures Ocean Water
257 wordsLa Nina wields its weight on hurricane season. This article reports that during the months of August and September we should notice more hurricanes than usual because of this years La Nina. In addition to more hurricanes The storms that hit this year should be more intense. A hurricane consists of high-velocity winds blowing circularly around a low pressure Center, known as the eye of the storm. When tropical storm winds reach 73 miles per hour or greater it is classified as a hurricane. Most hu...
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Beauty Quot Human Intellect
1,262 wordsIn " Hymn to Intellectual Beauty" , Shelley describes his realisation of the power of human intellect. In seven carefully-constructed stanzas, he outlines the qualities of this power and the e ect it has had on him, using the essential themes of Romantic poetry with references to nature and the self. In the first stanza, the concept of the " unseen Power" ? the mind? is put forward, and Shelley states his position on the subject. Throughout the stanza, extensive use is made o...
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