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In ancient times men knew of a special kind of rock that could pull other rocks of the same kind and pieces of iron toward themselves. Such rocks were called lodestones. Today man uses the same force exerted by electromagnets and permanent magnets to provide magnetic aide to trains and more efficient power generators. This report will focus on the use of magnets in the generation of electricity and magnetically aided trains. Magnetism is defined as the force exerted by a magnetic field. A magne
Magnetism, Magnet, Maglev, Electromagnet, Superconducting magnet, Electric generator, Levitation, Field magnet, Electromagnetic suspension
1043 words (5 pages) in essay
Hamlet, Fortinbras and Leartes are all very different people with different lives, but as these men interact in the play we learn that there are many circumstances surrounding them that mysteriously connect them. All three of these characters had some reason to avenge some circumstance in their life, but they all had a very different way of conquering the object of their hatred. Fortinbras Fortinbras had levied an army to attack and conquer Denmark. Though son of the late King of Norway, the cr
Characters in Hamlet, English-language films, British films, Prince Hamlet, Hamlet, Laertes, Fortinbras, Ophelia, Horatio, Polonius, Critical approaches to Hamlet, King Claudius
1132 words (5 pages) in essay
The year 509 BC Rome finally became a Republic and thus started the Roman empire. As Rome rose to power they went through many wars and many conflicts between the plebeians and patricians. The republic was made out of 3 groups, the consuls which were 2 men elected from the senate, the senate which was made of 300 patricians, and the assembly made from plebeians. Many years later Rome started to reject the republic when it went into a series of civil wars. 3 men form the first triumvirate, Juliu
Julio-Claudian dynasty, Augustus, Cleopatra, Iulii, Roman Republic, Second Triumvirate, Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, Julius Caesar, Tiberius, Ancient Rome, Julia, Roman emperor
1427 words (6 pages) in essay
What animal is black and white and loved all over the world? If you guessed the giant panda, you\'re right! The giant panda is also known as the panda bear, bamboo bear, or in Chinese as Daxiongmao, the "large bear cat." Actually, its scientific name means "black and white cat-footed animal." Giant pandas are found only in the mountains of central China. They live in dense bamboo and coniferous forests at altitudes of 5,000 to 10,000 feet. The mountains are covered in heavy clouds with torrenti
EDGE species, Living fossils, Giant pandas, Panda, Ling Ling, Bear, Ling-Ling and Hsing-Hsing, Red panda, Wolong National Nature Reserve
553 words (3 pages) in essay
Do you know the process that goes into making silk? Many people over look this fine, luxurious garment. When I first heard that we had to do an I-search, I was overwhelmed by the choices. I made many changes before finally settling on this topic. When I first though of how to make silk, I didn\'t think that it would be that hard with the right tools. Although I knew that the fibers came from the silk worm\'s cocoon I still didn\'t know how they got it unraveled. I also thought that they only ma
Silk, Silk Road, How to Stop Worrying and Start Living
736 words (3 pages) in essay
... “This way to the wise woman who sees into all things” You see the sign and decide to pay her a visit. The icy rain feels like needles pelting my face. I stand here blankly staring at the sign, which my eyes are set on. The sign is full of dark colors, which give off a vibe of the supernatural. The sign reads, “This way to the wise woman who sees into all things”, I feel appalled by the fact that I’m actually considering to walk into this place. All my life I have been fighting against this t
Startup Cult, The Voice: Frank Sinatra, the Columbia Years
541 words (3 pages) in essay
obesity From the time a child is old enough to eat solid food through adolescence, he is taught to finish what has been put on his plate. It is something that is that is built into our culture, it is the norm to always finish what you start, even food. A child always hears from his parents "no dessert until you finish your food". Once he is old enough to understand, he is told about all of the starving children in somalia who never have enough to eat. He is toldto be grateful for what he has and
Obesity, Bariatrics, Childhood, Nutrition, Pediatrics, Childhood obesity, Social issue, Human nutrition, Obesity medicine, Obesity in the United States
1010 words (9 pages) in essay
If the United States government implemented a law that told couples they could only have one child, how soon would a protest be in place? The answer is immediately, because it is not the government’s place to restrict the reproductive rights of any human being. However, this atrocity is taking place in China at this very moment. This law is known as the one-child law. This policy was introduced by Chairman Mao to help ensure that the flood prone, famine-ridden China could feed its people by red
Demography, Population ecology, World population, Midwifery, Human overpopulation, One-child policy, Abortion, Family planning, Forced abortion, Reproductive rights, Abortion in China, Forced abortion of Feng Jianmei
2392 words (9 pages) in essay
I was inspired by "Racism in America" by sentiencenerd and the comments about it.to me was funny to read the comment of newmanc who says that the essay is a piece of rubbish and "try the facts". well the facts are: the most miserable places in the world are populated exclusively by black people. for example - Somalia, Kenya, Ethiopia, Compton, Harlem... On the other hand the places with the highest life standard, lowest crime rate, lowest unemployment rate... are populated almost exclusively by
Discrimination, Race and society, Hatred, Racism, Black people, Human behavior, Identity politics
288 words (2 pages) in essay
How the Immune System Works The immune system defends the body from attack by "invaders" recognized as foreign. It is an extraordinarily complex system that relies on an elaborate and dynamic communications network that exists among the many different kinds of immune system cells that patrol the body. At the "heart" of the system is the ability to recognize and respond to substances called antigens whether they are infectious agents or part of the body, which are called self anitgens. T and B C
Immune system, Immunology, Antigen-presenting cell, Macrophage, T cell, Co-stimulation, Antigen, Major histocompatibility complex, Lymphocyte, Autoimmunity, Histocompatibility, Antibody
1160 words (6 pages) in essay

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