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    In 1929 the Morton Salt Works Company purchased all the surrounding salt mines, and began the excavation of the salt dome underneath the town of Grand Saline. With the newly discovered abundance of salt there were plenty of jobs to go around as The Great Depression began to settle upon the market. By the year 1945 there were 950 people employed by the mine in Grand Saline, and that number doesn’t include the transportation jobs that were created by the mine either. The added income in town from the jobs created allowed for the local prices to fluctuate without dropping as far as they had elsewhere. Elsewhere the price of goods were beginning to drop due to the lack of buyers. The cost of coffee in Indiana during the time period was $0.19…

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    Salt, NaCl, is a chemical compound made of sodium and chloride which has been very important to humans for many years. Salt’s ability to preserve food was the most important aspect for many civilizations. It helped eliminate the problem of only being able to eat seasonal food. Also since salt was rather hard to obtain many people used it as a form of currency. Today, However salt is almost universally accessible, while being cheap and often iodized. …

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    China is a country with a vast cultural and historical background. It is a country with four billon people with extreme cultural diversity, which is nourished by different philosophies of its own. These philosophies are the beginning ideas of Chinese morality and spiritual belief, which were enriched by different intellectual heroes like Confucius. Confucius was born in 551 B.C at the end of the Chou dynasty as a descendent of dispossessed noble family. “His ancestors were of…

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    What is audio to text transcription? Why is audio transcription a powerful tool for audio file conversion? Description: In this technological world, now it is possible to transcribe audio to text. When audio files are in digital format you need to convert them for a backup and data preservation. Audio recording can archive reliable information and is immensely valuable to companies and organizations. But then, the digital version is vulnerable to unpredictable factors and distortions. You…

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    Bath Bomb Chemistry

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    Key concepts Chemistry Chemical reaction Acids Bases Water Introduction Have you ever had a refreshing bath with bubbles or bath salts? What if you could use chemistry to create a bath-time treat that incorporated both fizzing bubbles and soothing salts? 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…

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    Road Salt Proposal Essay

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    A PROPOSAL TO REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF ROAD SALT USED IN ONTARIO DURING WINTER MONTHS By Karishma Porwal School: St. John’s Kilmarnock School Faculty Advisor: Miss. Jessica P Clough Word Count (excluding footnotes): 942 Every year Ontario faces harsh winters that bring copious amounts of snowfall and ice. This results in more frequent occurrences of traffic accidents due to the lack of traction on the icy roads. This problem is dealt with by lining the streets with road salt,…

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    In Ian Urbina’s article, the connection between passwords utilized by people and how they can hold deep meanings delving into a persons’ emotions, thought processes, personal past experiences, and the very essence of who they are, is explored at length. Urbina runs a study to create his thesis that people primarily utilize “Keepsake” passwords through collecting people’s passwords (either current or past) and why those specific passwords were chosen, as a proof that there is a deep connection…

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    Pickle Juice Research

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    Electrolyte and Plasma Responses After Ingestion of Pickle Juice in Hydrated Females Adanna Cheek Radford University Introduction Every physically active person knows how it feels to be in the middle of a sporting event or workout and suddenly experience a muscle cramp. These cramps are inhibiting and painful, as well as cause a decrease in performance. Exercise-associated muscle cramps, or EAMC, are defined as skeletal muscle cramps that occur during or directly after exercise (Miller et…

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    Substitutes To Salt Essay

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    Substitutes to salt - Best salt alternatives to control BP – Substitutes for salt - the best salt with which to control BP Salt is an important substance that is essential for taste. Regardless of whether you made a vegetarian or vegetative or non-vegetarian food, the full flavor of these dishes depends on salt. When you get tired of the sun and want to get your energy back again, you can treat it with salt water. But adding more salt to the diet or consuming them more is not right for your…

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    Hot Dogs Research Paper

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    It is a form of salt that is also called Chile saltpeter. It looks just like regular, old table salt. It comes in small, clearish white grains. After eating this, a pill might want to be taken for a pounding migraine. This chemical causes excruciating migraines. Not only does it cause migraines, but it raises the risk of getting cancer. So, it is a two for one deal. You get two types of sickness, for the price of one hot dog. The companies have to put this in because it increases the shelf life,…

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