Essays Tagged: "year according"

Vietnamese New Year.

How I celebrate Vietnamese New YearThe Vietnamese biggest celebration is the welcoming of the New Year. It is called Tet, which mea ... coming of the New Year. It is called Tet, which means the first morning of the first day of the New Year. Traditionally, it is celebrated for one week long. This is different from the western culture, ... culture, which celebrates for only one day. According to the Vietnamese lunar calendar this is the year of the Goat. The lunar calendar was created by the systematically changing phases of the moon. ...

(4 pages) 62 0 4.1 Jul/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"Futuristic Automobiles".

There are about three million automobile-related injuries a year, 2 million permanent injuries, and 40,000 deaths in the United States each year according to Th ... er, the predicament still persists. An innovative system of speed control must be instituted. In 25 years this technique will be established. The new mechanism will be called "Safety Mobile."Safety Mo ... fety mobile, society will be greatly enhanced in multiple ways.Many lives will be saved in the teen year's age group with the elimination of speeding. Many teenagers enter drag races with their peers ...

(3 pages) 59 2 3.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Illegal Drug Market - Explains the chemistry,effects, history, and uses of drugs like halocinogens, amphetamines, etc.

Drug law enforcement agencies face an enormous challenge in protecting the country's borders. Each year, according to the U.S. Customs Service (USCS), 60 million people enter the United States on mor ... t is made from the drug ephedrine, an organic substance used as a medicine in China for hundreds of years. In the 1930s it was sold in the U.S. as a nasal spray for treatment of inflammation of nasal ...

(8 pages) 145 1 3.9 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

An essay discussing the increased risk of asthma in obese people.

r in inducing asthma. Asthma, a respiratory disease, is responsible for more than 5,000 deaths each year, according to the Monthly Vital Statistics Report. At present, there is no cure for asthma. Ast ... ed heights and weights, indicate that an estimated 15 percent of children and adolescents ages 6-19 years are overweight, this represents a 4 percent increase from the overweight estimates of 11 perce ...

(2 pages) 68 0 2.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Excess dietary protein and Hypercalcuria. calcium.

ctors all contribute to this condition. Osteoporosis leads to 1.5 million fractures, or breaks, per year, mostly in the hip, spine and wrist, with the cost of treatment estimated at $10 billion to $15 ... d by Dr. Itoh, Nirshiyama, and Suyama. The subjects were 349 male and 406 female Japanese age 20-79 years. They were then divided into two groups: those aged 20-49 years and those age 50-79 years. The ...

(9 pages) 86 0 3.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry

Technology and the Environment

some other waste management disasters.E-Waste is a new phrase that has been coined in the last few years. The term refers to the massive amounts of electronic waste that is being generated by ageing ... s being generated by ageing computer equipment being sent to disposal facilities and landfills each year. According to the National Safety Council, more than 150 million used PCs are sitting idle in s ...

(3 pages) 143 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Antarctic Ice Shelves are Melting Due to Decades of Higher Temperatures

are in "full retreat" and have lost nearly 3,000 square kilometers if their total area in the last year according to scientists in Colorado and the United Kingdom.Researchers at the University of Col ... The trend has caused the annual melt season to increase by two to three weeks over the last twenty years. Satellite photos monitored by NSIDC show that the Larsen B ice shelf has continued to crumble ...

(2 pages) 36 1 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Seatbelt: It can also kill you

motor vehicle accidents (MVA) and near forty two thousand fatalities on this type of accidents each year according to the data provided by the national highway traffic safety administration. Of these ...

(6 pages) 72 2 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Violent Crime on the decrease?

29, 2002 -- Murder, rape and other violent crimes committed throughout the country are up from last year, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It was the first time in a decade that crime ... to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It was the first time in a decade that crimes have shown a year-to-year increase.The statistics are from the FBI report "Crime in the United States," an annual ...

(7 pages) 67 1 1.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

This essay is talking about the Vietnamese new year

TET NGUYEN DAN (LUNAR NEW YEAR)According to Vietnamese zodiac, this year is the year of the Cock. Of course, there are certain ... fs associated with the cock character that most Asian people would believe. People born in the Cock year are deep thinkers, capable, and talented. They like to be busy, are devoted beyond their capabi ... rate the birth of Jesus Christ. Whereas in Vietnam, Tet Nguyen-Dan, or the arrival of the Lunar New Year, is the most joyful and ceremonious of all Vietnamese Holidays. Tet, as it is generally called, ...

(6 pages) 81 0 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

My client is a 70 year old gentleman who has an admitting diagnosis of increased weakness, productive cough and diarrh ... diseases.Lymphatic systemAbout 53,900 Americans will be diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma this year, according to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. It is the fifth most common cancer in the Un ... cer in the United States. About 289,390 people in the United States live with the disease. The five-year survival rates for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma have increased from 47% in 1974 to 55% in 2002. (Nati ...

(10 pages) 38 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Effects of Baby Boomers on Society

became known as the baby boomers.Today this group of people would be between the ages of 40 and 58 years. There are around 76 million boomers today in the United States alone. This makes up 29% of th ... as "the bulge".During the "boom" in 1946 birth rates rose from 2.8 million to 3.4 million over one year. According to Bill Geist another baby boomer turns 50 every 7 seconds. This statement proved to ...

(2 pages) 127 1 3.3 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Interview with a Police Officer.

ive since 1995. I interviewed Deputy Sanders who is been assigned to the coaster unit the last four years.The Railroad Enforcement Unit consists of six deputies, one sergeant, and one lieutenant. Depu ... ng shortcuts" are dispersed for their own protection. According to Deputy Sander's people die every year because inattention to rail safety precautions. There have been three deaths related incidents ...

(5 pages) 127 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Hemp is Hope, not Dope.

ven just enjoyed the shade that they created. However, trees are becoming more and more scarce each year. According to the World Resource Institute only about 1% of our old growth forests remain withi ... ng from plates, cups, towels, bank sleeves, and junk mail, waste needless amounts of tree pulp each year. The solution to this problem is the Legalization of Industrial Hemp as a cash crop for the pro ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Nov/2005

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

Cocaine and the Illegal Drug Market.

erent means of entering the country are available to drug traffickers and their organizations. Each year, according to the US Customs Service (USCS),"60 million people enter the United States on more ...

(4 pages) 75 0 4.4 Feb/2006

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

Child Obestity. WRI

the biggest problem with obesity and junk food is, according to me, the US. It's been going on for years and years, and now the countries outside from the US become more affected.Look at Sweden for e ... f my friends were overweight, and now the numbers of people who are overweight are increasing every year. According to "Folket", 18% of all children in the ages 6-17 in Sweden are overweight. That is ...

(5 pages) 28 1 4.3 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Essay on how to improve the economy as president

. First I would like to mention that our population has grown substanually by 2,000,000 in the last year. The labor force has also increased with the population. As noted in the report 1,360,000 have ... ased with the population. As noted in the report 1,360,000 have entered the labor force in the past year. According to the report the increase of unemployment is greater than the addition to the labor ...

(6 pages) 70 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Turkish Economy In Year 2000

TURKISH ECONOMY IN YEAR 2000 The year 2000 was a step for Turkish economy which began to use the macro economic restruc ... kish economy which began to use the macro economic restructuring programme from the beginnig of the year. According to this porgramme aims were: · Increasing FX by approximately 20 perce ... ent in short term anymore and wanted to make TL investments more appealing. At the beginning of the year most of the people knew that inflation rate could not be decreased to 20 percent but they also ...

(7 pages) 17 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies