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    Chinese New Year celebrates new year in Lunar Calendar, and the day of Lunar Calendar that celebrates Chinese New Year is different every year. Chinese New Year usually occurs in February. Chinese New Year is the most important day for Chinese people. Most Chinese people would go back to their hometown to celebrate this traditional day especially the elder Chinese people since they really want to meet with their families. In China most people go to the other cities to find better jobs. It is hard to communicate with family when they work in other cities. Phone calls may be good ways to communicate, but face to face talking is better than using phones since it is needed to show the respect to each other, and people will know how you’re feeling about any topic. The difference between Chinese New Year and other holidays is no matter how far you live, you must go back home and spend time with your family. Even though my father and mother have jobs and live in America, they take vacations and go back to China to celebrate this special day because Chinese New Year is the only time that their brothers and sisters have time to sit down and communicate with each other. Since I had school during Chinese New Year, I went to Oakland China Town to celebrate Chinese New Year. On February 10 2013, I remember that was the first year I lived in America, and I woke up at 4 a.m. because the U.S. and China are in different time zones. It was 8 p.m. in China. I used video chat with my parents.…

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    Aztec Calendar Essay

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    The purpose of a calendar is to keep track of things such as the past or future time, days until a certain event happens which could be holidays or someone’s birthday, or time since an event has happened. There are many different variations of the calendar, including Egyptian, Roman, Gregorian, Lunar, etc. The creation of the calendar was influenced by the geographical location as well as the seasons, although, in warmer countries where seasons cannot be differentiated, the moon would keep the…

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    If a sense of dread overcomes an individual upon reading Friday the 13th on a calendar, they may be suffering from “Friggatriskaidekaphobia.” This lengthy word describes a very real and potent fear of Friday the 13th. For thousands of years, the number 13 has been has been shrouded in a cloak of superstition. However, one group of men tried to debunk the superstitions surrounding this number. Captain William Fowler, formed The Thirteen Club which was founded with the sole intent of purging the…

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    civilizations have paved the way to these modern devices used daily in today’s society. The effective use of astronomy enables the calculation of which day it is, the time of day, and how one can navigate from place to place. The observations of ancient astronomers over 5000 years ago led to the tracking of celestial bodies that have aided in the creation of both the lunar and solar calendars. Many early cultures used the moon to trace the passage of days as it revolved around the Earth,…

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    In Graph JM2-17, the cosine curve for both is very similar. Both months/graphs start out at a very minimal percent illumination of the moon, reaching peak illumination around the 12th and 13th day of the months. They also both reach the point of no illumination on the exact same day of the month, the 28th. These patterns follow that of the lunar month. The differences are that the month of March takes about one day longer to reach 100% than that of January, which is still in line with the…

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    Tide Waves Research Paper

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    Using lunar calendars and the common knowledge that the moon’s phases are a direct result of the moon’s position in its orbit around Earth, the phase of the moon at any point in time can be predicted with high reliability. The average person could predict that in a year the moon will be full, as opposed to the New Moon being experienced…

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    The account holder will be responsible for any NSF checks and if more than two (2) NSF checks are received in an academic calendar year, member will be dismissed from the organization and may repeat the tryouts when available for the next academic calendar year. - There are NO REFUNDS of monies if a members’ membership is terminated for any reason. - The advisor, president/captain, vice-president/co-captain, and treasurer shall have access to bank accounts, bank statements, and bank audits.…

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    is always a master calendar that goes to the whole legal team, and there are usually personal calendars that each member of the legal team keeps separately. The book also illustrates that some calendaring is done automatically by computer and some is done manually and describes what details are included on a calendar event. The book includes the importance of calendaring events as soon as they are discovered, and the importance of setting periodic reminders of crucial dates through a tickler…

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    Attending High School

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    monthly calendar and the next actions lists. With the monthly calendar I’m able to know what I have planned for that month, when assignments are due, and when tests are so I can plan accordingly. Then with this I also use a weekly planner in order to plan more effectively and ensure that there’s no wasted time within my day. For example, I started using the monthly calendar and weekly planner mainly for school, work, and community service. The monthly calendar lets me know dates of events like…

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    Thoth is the name given by the Greeks to the Egyptian god Djeheuty. Thoth was the god of wisdom, inventor of writing, patron of scribes and the divine mediator. He is most often represented as a man with the head of an ibis, holding a scribal palette and reed pen. He could also be shown completely as an ibis or a baboon. As with most Egyptian deities, there were many different stories regarding the parentage of Thoth. Many sources call him the son of Re, but one tradition has him springing…

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