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    himself by, “...takes a small chunk of blubber, thus, and thus makes it hollow. Then into the hollow goes the whalebone, so, tightly coiled, and another piece of blubber is fitted over the whalebone. After that it is put outside where it freezes into a little round ball. The bear swallows the little round ball, the blubber melts, the whalebone with its sharp ends stands out straight, the bear gets sick, and when the bear is very sick, why, you kill him with a spear”(London 73). Keesh used his knowledge to come up with an effortless method for hunting. His technique made it easier to hunt for many hunters. This technique would be a great assist to many hunters. In the “Life of Pi”, Pi conveys risky choice making decisions and cunningly rationing his resources. When Pi starts to feel dehydrated, he makes the choice of risking his life by opening the tarpaulin and finding resources or getting attacked by Richard Parker. In the story it states, “I looked down between my legs. I thought I would faint for joy. The open locker glistened with shiny new things…. Drinking water said the vintage label in black letters”( Martel/Pi 86). Pi’s dangerous choice to open the tarpaulin allowed him to find fresh water. His risky decision has rewarded him gratefully. Afterwards Pi also finds food and decides to calculate how long the food would last him. After he calculates and finds out that, ….I had food rations to last me- 31*3 -93 days!… .So I had water rations to last me 124 days”(Martel/Pi…

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    Venezuela, because of its quality. The rest of the countrymen must go to other government-owned hospitals of poor quality, outdated technology, and unclean conditions. Although many Americans consider the top governing officials in the United States to be “out of touch” with their own constituents, they are elected for defined terms in office, and can be removed by regularly scheduled elections by the people they serve. They do enjoy special housing and health-care privileges while in office,…

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    Survival of the Fittest Perseverance is key for survival because that action and thought can lead to great things. In “The Story of Keesh” and “The Life of Pi” both characters faced extreme environments that no man wants to face. Keesh and Pi use their skills to craft ideas and utilities to help them throughout their journey. Pi was orphaned on a lifeboat with no one but a bengali tiger as his companion however he found ways to deal with his problems and power through them. “ There was no…

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    so we can be free, so it seems fair to lose some of our many freedoms so they can fight for us. Rationing was a major issue during World War II that burdened many lives around the world. While it made many people frustrated, it was always for a reputable cause. Depending on where in the world you were, there were many different items and foods rationed. All items that were rationed were complications to the United States’ economy and other countries but one of the biggest strains on the economy…

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    Development of road transport has brought several advantages. It made people to save time, trade scarce resources and even travel the areas that could not be explored before. However, it is also clear that road transport causes several external costs simultaneously. External cost is the cost of adverse side-effects that all production and consumption of services produce and the producers are not obliged to pay for. (Persson and Ödegaard, 1995) The main external costs related to road transport…

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    case study of Accra-Kasoa Road Literature Review Road Traffic congestion has always been a major problem all over the world. Both the developed and developing countries are battling with the problem but with different degree of commitment. On the 14 of October 2014, a study from INRIX and the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr) revealed that the total cumulative cost of congestion in the UK’s economy is estimated to be more than 300 Billion Pounds between 2013 and 2030. This…

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    of policy issues that I encountered in my daily life. These issues are at various stages of the policy process, and have different institutions responsible for the formulation and implementation of each policy. The first area of policy that had an effect on my day-to-day activities was Transport Regulations. On a Saturday, Waikato University hosted the Zuru Nightglow Festival and as a result, many roads surrounding the university were closed off for the day. I live on one of the affected…

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    Imagine being alone and trying to survive with no food, shelter, and marauders and cannibals waiting for you to cross their path. Cormac McCarthy confronts these fears in his Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Road. Released on September 26 2006, this novel has been opening the reader’s eyes to what the reality of survival looks like. An unexplained catastrophe has turned the world into bunt, sparse land that is now home to only a few humans and dogs. The main characters are an unnamed man and his…

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    I have done plenty of challenging things in my life, but a few of those things were harder than others. Like a thirty mile hike. Right now you probably think I’m crazy for hiking up mountains for thirty miles! But I will never forget the experience of the beauty of the Sawtooth mountains and spending time with my grandpa. Also, I will never forget the massiveness of the three ridges we had to climb up. That was definitely not my favorite part of the hike. The hike started out at a lake called…

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    INVESTIGATION: On 06/23/2016 at approximately 1728 hours, I was notified by Hillsborough County Sheriff 's Office dispatch of a traffic fatality on County Road 579, south of Hillsborough Street. The crash involved a Toyota Tacoma and a single occupant. I responded to the scene with Detective M. Carter #181968 and Corporal J. Graves #4044. Upon arrival, I observed the involved green Toyota Tacoma at final rest in the ditch on the east shoulder of the roadway. I was assigned as the lead…

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