Essays Tagged: "astounding"

Sharks

ind aplace to seek refuge, but it was too late. The jaws of the shark closed around the seal withan astounding 14,000 pounds of pressure, cutting the seal in half. The Great White sharkclaims another ...

(8 pages) 146 0 4.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel

ed artist, sculptor, architect, and poet who demonstrated his great skill with the creation of many astounding works. He is remembered today as the man who had sculpted the David and the Pieta, which ...

(11 pages) 452 1 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Nuclear Power--Our Future

in a fast breeder reactor, produces more than 24,000,000 MJ/kg (Energy 27). Those numbers alone are astounding.Uranium is also abundant, thanks to recent discoveries of large reserves. At present, ura ...

(5 pages) 109 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Dracula, by Bram Stoker - The Superstition That Made the Supernatural Powers

at defy logic and fail all impartial tests.'[1] The supernatural alsogoes counter to logic in truly astounding ways.Dracula's supernatural abilities were based on ancient superstitions andfears of the ...

(3 pages) 113 0 4.6 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Past, Present, and Future of computers

elievable how the computers changed from that to what they are now. Today, computers are completely astounding. The possibilities are endless. Who knows where they will take us in the years ahead. The ...

(7 pages) 185 1 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Ants

s closest to our human way of life. The similarities in the ways in which we organize our lives are astounding. Ants are doubtlessly the most successful of all the social insects of the Hymenoptera, a ...

(12 pages) 49 0 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Through a Narrow Chink: An Ethical Dilemma

estational hormone called 'norethindrone'.Admittedly, the dynamics and importance of this find were astounding, since before this the only means of contraception was abortion, and even that was not le ...

(5 pages) 112 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

How does Japan do it

The country's economic performance following its crushingdefeat in World War II is nothing short of astounding. The economic expansion of Japan issecond to none. All of the elements are in place for J ...

(7 pages) 253 0 4.3 Feb/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Charles Darwin's impact upon our world.

There are few great thinkers that have left a truly fundamental and astounding impact on the world, and Charles Darwin is one of them. Darwin was born in 1809 and until ...

(4 pages) 109 0 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Diamonds and Africa. Western influences on African Diamond mines.

ever conducted (Hart: 2001). Beautiful American couples express their undying love through a truly astounding crystal.But this crystal, like Africa, has a history. So does its value, which is not int ...

(16 pages) 322 2 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

What Influences did Rome have on modern society? This essay explains how they were living in a primitive era and managed to overcome it all through technological advances.

The technological advances made by the Romans during their era of empire were astounding.Consider the fact that their empire existed in the time before the birth of Christ, thous ...

(5 pages) 112 1 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"Introduction of the Microwave"

ved. But how did the microwave get started? Who invented them and how did the inventor make such an astounding discovery? Because of this revolutionary new invention, Americans will never be the same ...

(3 pages) 67 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

The Ch'in Dynisty.

a from 221 BC to the time of their fall fifteen years later in 206 BC. Theiraccomplishments were so astounding that the name China is derived from the Ch'in.The traditional start of the Ch'in dynasty ...

(4 pages) 34 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Is Cosmetic Surgery Really Safe?

ose or much larger breasts. According to research journalist Judy China Hui Hsu, Americans spent an astounding 560 million dollars on Botox injections in 2001 (Hsu). Even though such procedures are le ...

(4 pages) 103 0 4.6 Aug/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

A summary of Romeo and Juliet.

. In 1594 Shakespeare already had six written and produced plays. By the age of 52, he left us with astounding comedies, historical plays, tragedies, tragicomedies and long poems before he died in 161 ...

(2 pages) 38 2 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Does television violence cause violence in children and how can it be reduced?

hat they are two or three years old. The amount of time that American children spend watching TV is astounding: an average of four hours a day, 28 hours a week, 2,400 hours a year, nearly 18,000 hours ...

(8 pages) 481 2 4.2 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Quality care of patients in hospitals and the current nursing shortages

dissatisfaction, which in turn leads to poor patient care. "A recent national survey found that an astounding 75 percent of RNs feel that the quality of nursing care at their facility has declined du ...

(5 pages) 617 1 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Roman Influences on Western Society (between Rome and Greece, without mentioning Greece)

ncient Rome. American and Europe, western society, share a somewhat similar government as to Rome's astounding one and the certain "doggedness" that was viewed as a Roman virtue might easily be seen i ...

(3 pages) 113 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Response to minor character's role in Catch 22 by Jospeh Heller.

an war hero. In fact, he is not even American- he is Assyrian! Heller does not write of Yossarian's astounding bravery, patriotism or heroic acts. Instead, ironically, he writes about a coward, a man ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Panama: A Regional and Country Analysis While Panama is known mostly for it's famous canal, the country's natural attractions offer an irresistible lure to far-sighted travelers.

l attractions offer an irresistible lure to far-sighted travelers. It is a proud nation that offers astounding wildlife adventures, that respects its seven indigenous peoples and that celebrates its S ...

(6 pages) 118 0 4.1 Jan/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays