Essays Tagged: "countdown"

Apollo and Challenger Disasters

ech environment?Apollo 4On January 27, 1967, the three astronauts of the Apollo 4, were doing a testcountdown on the launch pad. Gus Grissom was in charge. His crew were Edward H.White, the first Amer ...

(4 pages) 145 0 4.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Silence of The Lambs

arice works against time as Buffalo Bill takes hisnewest victim, a U.S. Senator's daughter, and the countdown to death begins."The Silence of the Lambs" was chosen for the title because it is ClariceS ...

(3 pages) 210 1 4.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Economics of Clean Air

to this ever-more recognizable problem is a widespread and ever more controversial one. Like a long countdown to eventual disaster, the pollution effecting our world has no doubt made increasingly mor ...

(5 pages) 143 0 3.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Crisis Negotiation.

support of the Hawaiian Movement for Solidarity. After eight hours of negotiation, Miranda began a countdown from "60". At about "18", the hostage ducked and spun, at which time Miranda was shot by p ...

(11 pages) 245 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

A short story I wrote for coursework about an assassin. 1 and a half pages approx.

The AssassinBrian was sitting watching countdown with a can of uncooked beans when the phone began to ring. "Hello?" he said, in his hoarse ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Persuasive Essay - War with Iraq

ttacking Iraq, the US will invite a new wave of terrorist attacks"The United States has started the countdown to launch a new war in Iraq. The deployment of 250,000 troops, fighter jets, aircraft carr ...

(2 pages) 379 2 3.9 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Death in Space

nt. I climbed into the space shuttle. Took the driving seat and strapped on my seat belt. As my the countdown went I felt the heat below me as the engine roared to life and as the flames came out of t ...

(3 pages) 57 2 4.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Poem: Salvation

this foolish God's creation,Living within a fool's nation,Living Hell, my other disgration,Awaiting countdown to annihilation!!Praying for Salvation...

(1 pages) 38 1 3.9 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Theatre vs. Rentals-The Debate Goes On

The countdown begins, "lights camera, action!" The credits are rolling, popcorn is popping, and the seat ...

(2 pages) 32 2 3.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Rush Limbaugh: Comments Misunderstood.

and embraced by conservatives. In September, Limbaugh was added to sports network ESPN's Sunday NFL Countdown as a commentator, and on September 28, he made comments regarding Philadelphia Eagles' qua ... ily afternoon radio program are aware, Rush is an avid football fan, and his addition to Sunday NFL Countdown on ESPN was not totally illogical. While some sportscasters present for Limbaugh's controv ...

(4 pages) 34 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

The Countdown Of Mortality In Shakespearean Sonnet #12

The Countdown of Mortality In many of his sonnets, William Shakespeare explores the iss ... ath of nature. The second thing the ending lines establish, in looking at the poem as a whole, is a countdown, with each line composing a beat. The poem counts down to its end, projecting its own mort ... e form mirrors the meaning. Once Shakespeare brings up the weapon of reproduction against time, the countdown effect of the poem is disrupted and slowed. The idea lives longer than those in the other ...

(4 pages) 1430 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Incident that altered life

- and what occasion is more special than the celebrating of the passing of a hundred years? As the countdown began, city central was jam-packed and to lose a personal belonging in that rush was like ...

(5 pages) 10 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

An Incident In Life That Resulted In A Complete Ch

- and what occasion is more special than the celebrating of the passing of a hundred years? As the countdown began, city central was jam-packed and to lose a personal belonging in that rush was like ...

(5 pages) 373 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Mmmmmmmmmmmmm

thing. So which type are you? The Shot Sophisticate is the leader of the shot drinking, leading the countdown and suggesting new games. An experimental drinker, ironically the SS can't handle booze ve ...

(2 pages) 726 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Awards Outside of the Classroom

As the clock started to tick, the frantic countdown began. Pencils scribbled. Brains clashed. Perspiration surfaced, challenging even the stro ...

(2 pages) 323 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Christmas in Singapore

four and several others were open for the “Late-Night Sale”. Close to midnight, after the countdown, many of the weary people began to leave the shopping centre. One by one, the stores becam ...

(1 pages) 495 0 3.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing