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    Martial Arts Influence

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    makers. They noticed the beauty of Shaolin and the skill required to perform it. Soon, directors began to script movies with this type of martial arts in their films. Shaolin had a huge impact on the genre of martial arts films. Chinese opera consisted of elaborate and graceful moves, which made moviemakers decided to input some of these moves into their movies. Shaolin was one of the first forms of martial arts and was similar to the acrobatic moves in Chinese opera; therefore, filmmakers placed these two together and formed the genre of martial art films. So what makes martial arts films the genre it is today? Many popular figures in history have changed the course of the genre, and made it the way it is today. Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, and Jet Li are all examples of people who have steered the path of martial arts into a better direction. Bruce Lee, born in 1940 and died in 1973, is one the most widely known martial artists in the world. He was also a philosopher, and played a revolutionary role in transforming the martial arts film genre. His father was involved in Chinese opera; therefore, Lee was introduced to cameras early in his life and became an actor at an early age. Bruce Lee was born in San Francisco. He moved to Hong Kong, and while there, he began studying wing chun, a form of martial arts. Bruce Lee was heavily involved in gang violence and protected himself using wing chun. He later moved back into the United States, bringing his newly learnt martial arts. He…

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    John H Johnson was one of the most influential African-American historian that I've ever studied because he started his own company in a black community full of poverty which was often invaded by white supremacists. In his magazine, he supported black civil rights leaders by writing about the struggle for the children and businesses. Though he grew up in poverty, he tried very hard to get a good education this lead him to write and read extremely well. He started Jet magazine with a 500 dollar…

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    Cixi's Reform

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    In the late nineteenth century to the early twentieth century, many elites, new intellectuals and reform-minded Chinese had realized that the existing political and social systems which lasted for more than thousands years should be changed immediately, or the Qing Empire would collapse quickly. The actual ruler of the Empire, Empress Dowager Cixi, who oppressed the Reform of 1898, recognized the urgent needs for reform as she felt gradually losing control, respects and confidence over both…

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    Circadian Clock Essay

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    The Circadian clock which is the 24h day and night cycle is having an effect on the psychological activity of all organisms. These processes involve activities such as the wave pattern of the brain, melatonin, and other biological aspects. Melatonin is a hormone in the brain that helps our body to control the sleep and wake cycles. A small portion of it can be found in some certain food such as meat and fruits. Our internal “clock” in our bodies that controls the sleep and wake cycles can also…

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    Daylight Savings Essay

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    4 Tips to survive Daylight Savings with Children “Daylight Savings”… are curse words for moms along with “Time Change” and “Fall Back”. Two times a year, we feel the need to mess with our sleep schedules that we spend the rest of the year working to perfect so that mommies can have alone time, or clean up time, or even wine time., no judgment! I’m originally from the Saskatchewan myself, one of the few places in the world next to Hawaii that does not observe daylight savings. Our reason was…

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    vacation. My brother,Alex, and me were on the dock checking on the fishing poles they had set out. We reeled all the poles in because we were getting ready to go jet skiing. There was nothing on the poles. We went back up to the condo that we were staying in and changed into our swimming trunks.We waited about a half an hour for our parents to get ready. While we waited we watched golf. It was probably the most boring half hour of my life.…

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    Circadian Desynchrony

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    The human circadian rhythm is a vital part of a person’s internal clock system. “Circadian desynchrony, is a sleep disorder where there is a mismatch with the body’s natural circadian rhythm and external environment.” (Choy & Salbu, 2011) This argues the fact that by switching time zones and environments that the body is not accustomed to will lead to irregular sleep cycles. Specifically when the body is moved across over two time zones it will lead to the perceived symptoms of jet lag (Choy &…

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    It was dentistry and particularly prosthodontics. It offers a sense of autonomy. It involves engineering and many challenging cases. It gives me the opportunity of having a direct impact on someone’s health in a timely manner, and most of all, it expresses my characteristics as a person who finds satisfaction out of caring for others. I carefully determined to pursue a prosthodontics program because of my skills as a design engineer and my desire to work with restorations and cosmetics. My…

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    To identify the preferred rotation direction, a blower performance analysis is needed. A blower is usually an enclosed multiblade rotor that compresses air to a higher discharge pressure. Blower is also known as fan, but, traditionally, blowers do not discharge air at low pressure as some fans do. Figure 1.6 – CENTRIFUGAL BLOWER Dryers use centrifugal blower, where air is radially discharged from the impeller, (or fan wheel), so turns 90° from its inlet to its outlet (Figure 1.6). Air…

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    “Daylight Savings”… are curse words for moms along with “Time Change” and “Fall Back”. Two times a year, we feel the need to mess with our sleep schedules that we spend the rest of the year working to perfect so that mommies can have alone time, or clean up time, or even wine time., no judgment! I’m originally from the Saskatchewan myself, one of the few places in the world next to Hawaii that does not observe daylight savings. Our reason was it affected the farmers, they needed all the…

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