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  • Bomb Strikes

    happening inside my own chest" (Staples 65). In a mere few seconds Najmah’s home was reduced to dust as the bombs were dropped. This gave her no time to even think before the impact threw her to to ground. When she came to her senses, everything was covered in dust and destroyed, creating the conflict of survival which she would face. (STEWE-2) "The path is an indentation that meanders under the dust from behind where the house stood up to the lip of the hill" (Staples 66). Clearly, you can see the entire devastation these strikes have caused to homes of these civilians. (SIP-B) This destruction can go beyond just the scale of homes, taking out entire villages full of people. The reason why they target these villages remains unknown, most likely being due to mistakes, but nonetheless innocent people are having their homes taken away.(STEWE-1)"When we reach the next town some time later, we find most of the buildings lying in a rubble of broken mud bricks" (Staples 102). The “rubble of broken mud bricks” which these towns have been reduced to, were hit for absolutely no sensible reason, and it’s because of this that a real feeling of powerlessness can be felt by these people. At any moment a bomb could strike their homes and take their lives away. (STEWE-2) "A few timbers stand where our house was just moments before" (Staples 66). This helps to really picture how these bombs can change a life, in just “moments” the house is reduced to a “few timbers” leaving Najmah without…

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  • Bath Bomb Chemistry

    Such a combination does exist, and it's called a bath bomb. If you have never experienced one, these "bombs" become fizzy when they touch the water. Why? It is due to a chemical reaction taking place between different ingredients within the bath bomb. In this activity you'll get to make your own homemade bath bombs and explore how changing the ratio of the ingredients affects how much the bath bomb fizzes when it comes into contact with water. Then you can use your perfected method to make some…

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  • Extra Cornstarch Bath Bomb Experiment

    The purpose of the bath bomb experiment was to examine the fizz by adding extra cornstarch to the bath bomb recipe will affect the overall outcome. If there is more cornstarch added to the bath bomb, then the bath bomb will be less fizzy because cornstarch acts as a dry filler that controls the reaction between baking soda and citric acid. The experiment calls for two different recipes. The first one was the normal recipe which blue was used as the coloring. The other recipe was the extra…

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  • Ticking Bomb Argumentative Analysis

    Marcia Baron and Alan Dershowitz both have different views as to what the permissibility of torture should be, especially with regards to the famed Ticking Bomb Hypothetical which has been used on multiple occasions to permit and even encourage torture as an information gathering tactic. Baron makes it clear that she recognizes there might be extreme cases where torture is understood as the lesser of two evils, but that the Ticking Bomb Hypothetical should not be considered a viable hypothetical…

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  • There Will Come Soft Rains Analysis

    the sterility of the world without people and to expose the fact that earth will be around for a long time after the bombs, and nature will be over ruled. Bradbury, a fictional writer, uses a futuristic idea to make the people…

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  • Gale Hawthorne Character Analysis Essay

    who wants revenge on the Capitol and leave no prisoners behind, due to the traumas he faced. Gales hatred for the capitol came after they bombed district 12, but he managed to saved 800 people. Getting revenge for something doesn’t mean necessarily killing them all or trying to bomb the capitol, but that’s the mindset that Gale has. He is also the type of person to make decisions that result in a so-so outcome. Gale has always done things his way that he thought would result in the best possible…

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  • Saturday's Bombing In The New York Times

    On one hand, they’re fallible, distant from the cold, calculating terrorist masterminds we can imagine them to me. On the other hand, our inability to understand these attacks in a wider narrative can contribute to a state of tension, even worse than that of more easily explained terrorism. This is something that ISIS-inspired attacks have utilised, targeting symbols of daily normality (a club, a public event). Even these carried their own messages inherent in the violence and recognisable to…

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  • Eric Harris Research Paper

    statements about his making of pipe bombs. The parents of Brooks Brown, Judy and Randy, notified the police of the website. Eric unintentionally gave law enforcement a written confession of his intent to kill, two years before the massacre (165). The actions of the police during this period seemed less urgent than it should have been. After discovering the website, Deputy Mark Burgess was faced with overwhelming evidence against Eric Harris. He printed out pages from Eric’s website, made a…

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  • Essay On Boston Marathon Bombing

    ‘’On April 15, 2013, two bombs went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three spectators and wounding more than 260 other people. Four days later, after an intense manhunt that shut down the Boston area, police captured one of the bombing suspects, 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose older brother and fellow suspect, 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev, died following a shootout with law enforcement earlier that same day” (“Boston Marathon Bombings”).This capture and shootout…

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  • Marcel Mettelsiefen's Film, Children Of Syria

    At one point during the interviews producers ask 7-year-old Farah what was one of her favorite things to do and she explained that her favorite thing to do was to help her father make bombs. She was even able to identify the difference between rockets and tank shells by the sound that they make. Producers also used a lot of b-roll footage of them following the family members around in the city and in their neighborhood. Using those visual elements was a very effective way to illustrate to the…

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