Essays Tagged: "more commonly known"

Minor League Baseball: Boom or Bust to Communities?

ajor league farm teams. This is referred to as theNational Association of Professional Baseball, or more commonly known as the "minorleagues." As the popularity of major league baseball seems to be de ... habilitation purposes or who are inthe last stages of their career. The stadium, however, should be more than that. It shouldbe a community facility that provides many types of recreational resources. ...

(11 pages) 151 0 4.4 Aug/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Legalizing Marijuana

rijuana. Marijuana should be legalized.Cannabis sativa, is one of the most widely used drugs. It is more commonly known by its Spanish name, marijuana. Marijuana has a long history of being considered ... o harmful effects." She also found no evidence to suggest that cannabis leads to experimenting with more dangerous drugs. Despite its carefully argued style, the report was ignored. Since this time ar ...

(11 pages) 1047 8 4.8 Mar/2002

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

Pass the Peace Pipe

ll soon come to voters in other states. The debate over the legalization of Cannabis Sativa, more commonly known as marijuana, is currently one of the more heated controversies in the country t ... g has been unrightfully prohibited since the 1930's for its dangerous effects. However, earlier and more primitive cultures were able to safely explore marijuana's usage for both medicinal and halluci ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.4 Jan/1997

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

Is the illegalization of marijuana valid?

IS THE ILLEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA VALID?The debate over the legalization of Cannabis sativa, morecommonly known as marijuana, has been one of the most heatedcontroversies ever to occur in the U ... groups which saymarijuana is a harmful drug which will increase crime rates andlead users to other more dangerous substances.The actual story behind the legislature passed againstmarijuana is quite s ...

(6 pages) 112 0 4.1 Oct/1996

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

Tutorial on Pete Keneally & Jimmy Brereton in "The Riders" by Tim Wintons

a very deatailed novel about being a father and being a husband. The protangonist, Mr fred scully, more commonly known as Scully encounter and overcomes his main dissapointment of losing his beloved ... talk will be concentrated on the minor characters Peter Keneally and Jimmy Bererton.Peter Keneally, more known as Pete-the Post is the local postman around the area which Scully is living in Ireland. ...

(3 pages) 58 0 2.9 Jan/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Poem of The Cid

. It was written about theyear eleven hundred and has unkown author. The story centers on Ruy Diaz, morecommonly known as El Cid. El Cid losses his king's respect and admiration. Exactly why ElCid los ... s soldiers. By giving such a large amount of treasure to his menit kept his men happy and made them more likely to fallow him.In the feudal system it is the vassal's duty to show homage to the athorit ...

(3 pages) 56 1 2.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Gender: Why are girls less diagnosed than boys?

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, more commonly known as ADD or ADHD, has become much more common recently. As of 1994 the DSM-IV stat ... n school aged children have this disorder. While it is quite a few children, what I find to be even more interesting are the male-to-female ratios within the disorder. They range from 4:1 to 9:1. What ... n is finished. Then there is the impulsivity sub-type. To be diagnosed with this, a child must show more symptoms from the impulsive list than the hyperactive ones. These, along with the ones stated b ...

(8 pages) 428 0 4.5 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Information on Shel Silverstein

Sheldon Allan Silverstein, more commonly known as Shel Silverstein, was born onSeptember 25, 1932, in Chicago, Illinois. He sta ... He also rhymes every otherline so that the answers to the questions rhyme. He did this to achieve a more repetitive andmemorable meaning of the poem. An example of these things is the lines " How many ...

(4 pages) 55 0 4.2 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

It's an essay on Elephantiasis.

I did my report on filariasis, which is more commonly known as elephantiasis. Elephantiasis is the late phase of filariasis. Filariasis is a ...

(1 pages) 40 0 3.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Description of several major characters in Norse (Scandanavian) Mythology, including Woden and Thor, and a brief look at the Ragnarok (end of the world).

ind these major gods remained somewhat constant through time and distance.Odinn, or Woden, as he is more commonly known is the chief god in Norse mythology. His two ravens, Huginn and Muninn report to ... n sacrifice. Though he is the chief god, he is regarded as somewhat evil and sinister as opposed to more traditionally noble gods (Turville-Petre 53).Thor was to many Norsemen the most powerful and va ...

(5 pages) 53 0 2.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

The problem with determinism and the benefits of Taylor's theory of agency. 900 words. Bibilogeraphy

ersonal choice. A superior alternative is offered by what Taylor calls the theory of agency, but is more commonly known as libertarianism.In discussing a theory one must start with some data in order ... cess than an abstract philosophical theory. To asses the applicability of the data to determinism a more in depth examination of determinism is needed, which Taylor defines as having three tenets: Fir ...

(4 pages) 111 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The culture of the Cheyenne Indians of the American Great Plains.

The CheyenneThe Cheyenne Tribe, more commonly known as the Plains Indians, highly evolved through time due to the contributions of t ... the animal to the society. This new animal made hunting large herds much easier, migration was much more feasible, and attacking enemies was much more efficient. The gun, on the other hand, seemed to ...

(5 pages) 143 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

3M's New Information System,

es need to offer customers efficient and reliable service. If they do not, customers will switch to more consumer efficient companies. Furthermore, as companies grow in size, it becomes harder to keep ... company and the consumer. This paper will focus on the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, more commonly known as 3M, and how it improved its customer service and reduced cost by improving it ...

(6 pages) 494 0 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

This is a standard informative report on Krill. Everything about this sea species. Size, mating, eating, living locations. Well written.

nd penguins however krill play a very vital role in Antarctica's ecosystem.The Euphausiid shrimp or more commonly known as Krill are hatched from free floating eggs. As krills grow older they cast off ...

(4 pages) 50 1 3.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

CVA (Cerebrovascular Accident) aka Stroke.

Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA)Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA), more commonly known as a stroke, is a sudden interruption of blood flow in a vessel that supplies th ... culation sometimes provides an alternative source of oxygenated blood, total oxygen deprivation for more then 3-5 minutes causes neuronal death (Tyrer 159).Works CitedButler, Jackie, Lewis, Ricki and ...

(2 pages) 101 0 2.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

A critical and in depth analysis of pituitary dwarfism!

s a disease that can be treated, and to a point cured. This disease is called pituitary dwarfism or more commonly known as growth hormone deficiency. To fully understand pituitary dwarfism, it's sympt ... RH causes the release of growth hormone from the pituitary as well as stimulating the gland to make more growth hormone. Levels of growth hormone stay constant in a person's body throughout the day, b ...

(11 pages) 69 0 1.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Legalizing Marijuana for Medical Reasons.

fering from diseases would experience relief. Billions could be made from the sale of marijuana and more jobs could be created. The medical usage of this drug began to decline in the 1900's with the a ... n and barbiturates began to replace marijuana. It has been used extensively as a medical remedy for more than five thousand years. Legalization of marijuana should be considered despite efforts made b ...

(2 pages) 80 2 3.3 Nov/2003

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

Ethernet and Bluetooth.

IntroductionIn 1973, at Xerox Corporation's Palo Alto Research Centre (more commonly known as PARC), researcher Bob Metcalfe designed and tested the first Ethernet network ... eographically dispersed locationsAs computerized implementations have grown and become increasingly more common in our environment, there has also been a growing need for cables of varying kinds, to t ... via Bluetooth"). He got his name from his very dark hair, which was unusual for Vikings. However a more popular, but a less likely reason was that Harald had an inclination towards eating Blueberries ...

(11 pages) 144 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

John Waters' cult classic "Pink Flamingos."

As a student at a Catholic high school in Baltimore in the 1960s, John Waters sneaked off to see all the movies condemned by the church's Legion of ... d from NYU film school for having the wrong attitude towards film. "Originating and working in Baltimore, Md., and inspired by New York underground filmmakers like the Kuchar brothers, Andy Warhol, an ... ilthiest people alive" earned millions and made a star of his childhood pal, Harris Glenn Milstead, more commonly known as the drag queen Divine.Waters received his title of "Prince of Puke" through P ...

(3 pages) 31 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Eradication of Guinea Worm in Africa

the gruesome, excruciating horrors of the Guinea Worm Parasite.What is a Guinea Worm?D-Medinensis, more commonly known as Guinea Worm, is "An infection of the subcutaneous and deeper tissues by a lar ... water supply. For several days after it has emerged from the ulcer, the female Guinea worm releases more worms that are immature when it comes in contact with water. ( ...

(6 pages) 21 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases