Essays Tagged: "trains"


y, such as computers, modems, and fax machines. Traditionally, people have commuted by cars, buses, trains, and subways, to work and back. Through the innovation of telecommuting, , the actual necessi ... mendous amount of energy is required to produce transportation equipment such as automobiles, buses trains, and subways. If telecommuting is promoted, there will be less use of this equipment and less ...

(4 pages) 184 0 3.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Definition of education

ingup'1 But what does that tell us. It says to me that education is training not learning.Education trains the youth into what society deems as a productive member. We arenot educated to seek out what ...

(3 pages) 389 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Leprosy in Medieval and Islamic Societies

d these ideas. Despite their different cultures and religions, there were somesimilar and analogous trains of thought in the understanding of this disease, but different attitudes prevailed as well.Tr ...

(4 pages) 54 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

Which invention has had the greatest effect on our lives in the last two hundred years? Give reasons for your answers.

est, fastest and easiest way to travel when compared against other inventions like planes, ships or trains. Before the invention of automobiles humanity used to travel with domestic animals, which cau ... ecause he has to feed and look after that animal. Even today when compared against planes, ships or trains; the automobile is still the cheapest way to travel. The automobile is also the fastest way t ...

(4 pages) 179 3 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

"The Things They Carried" by Tim Obrien.

the most realistic and jerking view of Vietnam.As a series of loose stories-or not even that-loose trains of thought, Tim O'Brien takes his audience through a visual conversation of the men he was st ...

(3 pages) 169 0 2.2 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A case study about the Aum Shinrikyo, Sarin attack on a Tokyo subway system, March 20, 1995.

lowers in Japan.On March 20, 1995, during morning rush hour, ten highly placed members boarded five trains at different stations. At predetermined points, and time, the ten members punctured bags cont ... ten members punctured bags containing sarin wrapped in newspaper with umbrellas as they left their trains. The Kasumigaseki Station suffered the worst of the attack. The time and place appear to have ...

(4 pages) 43 0 1.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Virgin airline case study

n Britain, now becoming the first global brand name of the 21st century. Virgin involved in planes, trains, finance, soft drinks, music, mobile phones, holidays, cars, wines, publishing, bridal wear a ... anticipate aggressive rivalry. For example, in Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Blue, Virgin Express, Virgin Trains or even British Airways needs high technology in transportation systems to provide high quali ...

(21 pages) 903 1 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Coaching Tips and Techniques.

ills.Definition of a coach from the American Heritage Dictionary, Third Edition (page 167): One who trains or directs an individual or team, to train or instruct; teach a team. The primary idea behind ...

(4 pages) 147 2 4.2 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Small Towns and Big Cities

n big cities are provided with a great variety of transportation tools, such as buses, subways, sky-trains, etc. As a result, they do not rely heavily on cars for transportation; they will always be a ...

(2 pages) 72 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Romanticism in A Knights Tale

a knight is one of William's greatest dreams, so he is exhilarated when he has this opportunity and trains very hard. Many knights joust as sport and for honor, not just for the money and the recognit ...

(2 pages) 28 0 5.0 Mar/2004

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

An Engineer

russ was the first structure I ever analyzed. The simple combination of beams that could hold cars, trains, and trucks over long spans of water fascinated me. Having the tools to analyze the loads on ...

(4 pages) 79 1 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Eurostar: Marketing Campaign

inutes.Eurostar runs up to 14 services to Paris and nine to Brussels daily. In addition, up to nine trains stop at Lille in northern France, and up to four services stop at Calais Frethun en route .Al ... stop at Lille in northern France, and up to four services stop at Calais Frethun en route .Also, 14 trains call daily at the terminal at Ashford International, which serves as the principal passenger ...

(7 pages) 89 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Comparison Taming of the Shrew - reading of the book and the Stratford performance.

16th or 17th century, but it was performed in a Western style, with 18th century technology (guns, trains) and setting. That was unexpected, and I think it detracted from the atmosphere a bit. I woul ...

(3 pages) 23 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Cars should be banned in all town centres to control pollution

t very difficult for many people to travel to work. Most people would have to use public transport (trains and buses) which may become overcrowded and unable to cope with the additional commuters*. Se ...

(1 pages) 28568 2 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Possession planning

been more important. At the same time offering good customer service is paramount in ensuring that trains are running on a daily basis and on time.At present, the capacity of the network has reached ... possession. This will be a hard task to undertake as the infrastructure can only be maintained when trains or not running and the increase in demand will require planning for engineering work to be ef ...

(64 pages) 506 0 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Graffiti's impact on society, Feature article by Tristan

veryone. The artists' goal was to be the most prolific and visible, leaving tags on subways, buses, trains and walls around the city.Graffiti later developed into an "art form", where the writer with ... to control the outbreak of graffiti artists. This provoked a race amongst artists to paint as many trains and subways as possible, before the law caught them.The recognition of style and technique ga ...

(3 pages) 81 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


ghtlessness. You are in a freefall skydiving, on a rollercoaster at an amusement park, or when NASA trains astronauts.When riding a roller coaster, there are times when you experience weightlessness o ...

(1 pages) 24 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Technology Helped Students

r inventions. They invent useful appliances or tools such as rice cookers, computers, cars, planes, trains and the internet to help human in their work. The Internet Technology, especially, not only h ...

(1 pages) 52 1 3.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Why Should You Use The Public Transports?

find that an Octopus card is far more economical. If you live in an urban area and use the buses or trains as your primary transportation source, you will save even more on car payments, insurance and ... if you just ride a short distance, such as a several stops.Convenience is the next advantage. Most trains and buses run on a set schedule that you can expect your commuting time around. You do not ne ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Genetic Engineering: Right or Wrong?

many accounts of fear of new technology. Pictures, for example, were thought to suck out souls, and trains were thought capable of igniting entire forests. World exploration was non-existent until the ... titute of Technology for Plant Sciences have announced they have genetically improved two new rice strains designed to "combat nutritional deficiencies" (Miller). The edible portion of rice, the endos ...

(8 pages) 126 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine