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    1. The skull bones protect the brain from injury, the vertebra surrounds the spinal cord and the rib cage helps protect important organs of the thorax. Some examples are: the bones in our skull protect the brain and the ribs protect the heart and lungs. The bones make a structure that supports our body and holds and protects soft organs. Some examples are: the bones of the lower limbs provide support to the body trunk when we stand, and the rib cage supports the thoracic wall. 2. The skeletal system is a backup calcium storage area in case calcium blood levels dip too low. The minerals flow into the bloodstream a needed for distribution to all parts of the body. Mineralized bones store growth factors like insulin. Some minerals that bones store are calcium, phosphorus, and magnesium. Long bones contain yellow marrow in the hollow cavities which is the last energy device in a starvation situation. 3. The…

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    are people with a common interest coming together for the same purpose. This incorporates secret societies such as the Skull and Bones to be considered a community. The Skull and Bones are only found at Yale University. 15 male juniors are chosen each year to replace the seniors for the next year. According to Kris Millegan,¨The story begins at Yale, where three threads of American social history -- espionage, drug smuggling, and secret societies -- intertwine into one¨ ( The order of Skulls…

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    Plato Analysis

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    In Plato’s Republic we encounter both of these ideas. In order to build this perfect city, Plato incorporated these outstanding individuals called “Guardians” who are chosen and educated exclusively to be spiritually, physically and virtuously balanced to lead this ideal city. The selection and training process of “guardians” is somewhat similar to how are leaders are chosen today. For example, the majority of our leaders today come from privileged backgrounds and/or well connect families from…

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    establish one unified world government superpower (“Secret Societies Control”). Entire committees of government workers could belong to secret societies, showing no problem withholding knowledge from the public. Because Masons and Karstphanomen appear as common men nowadays, only the name “anonymous” keeps members safe (Grecian). Secret society members can be whoever wants or needs to join a group. George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, John Hancock, and James Monroe were all members who shaped…

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    Abbott, claiming that murder is against the law. She knew it was against the law, which was why she invited the administrators; they would be able to stop her at any moment. Eleanor claimed that Gregory would be dead by 11 o’clock. It was 10 o’ clock as the men sat silently, waiting for Eleanor to make her move. Once ten minutes passed, the woman rose and quickly rushed toward the table of weapons. She managed to grab a bottle with skull and crossbones upon its front; however, she had not made…

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    Yet upon a second more detailed examination, traditional elements of composition began to appear. In the center of the piece, there is an identifiable pyramidal structure of the figures, with the reclining nude upon the boot at the base, the three figures, Mary, Jesus, and the contemplative apostle in the back, making up the body of the pyramid, and sun-ring at the top. Vanity and lust fall below qualities of compassion and wisdom, which ultimately is under godliness and piety. Another…

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    corner and disappeared. My heart pounded. I couldn’t make my feet move, but I had to get out of the cave. I scrambled along the ever upward tilting path, flashlight in hand until I reached a wall. Here the tunnel was blocked by mounds of debris. I stood there for a second, trying to figure out how to negotiate the barrier when I saw Jimmy Blackjack’s skeleton in a niche opposite the rubble. As I stared at cobweb-covered bones, I realized that they don’t want me. They wanted the Stone. I had to…

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    The Piltdown Hoax

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    The Piltdown hoax was an archaeological site in England in 1908 and 1912 human, ape and other mammal fossils were found together. In 1913 at a nearby site an ape's jaw with a canine tooth that was worn down like a human's. British paleontologist gad the idea that a creature that had a human cranium and an ape's jaw existed. In 1953 a Piltdown man was exposed as a forgery, the skull had in fact been modern and the teeth had been filed down. Charles Dawson was the archaeologist who brought in the…

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    Craniosynostosis is a birth defect in which the bones in a baby’s skull join together at an early stage. This happens when the baby’s brain is fully formed. As the baby brains grow, the skull becomes deformed. The spaces between a baby’s skull bones are filled with a flexible material called sutures. The sutures allow the skull to grow as the baby’s brain grow. At the age of two, a child’s skull bones begin to join together because the sutures become bone. When this happens, the suture is…

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    And admittedly there are risks everywhere we go, but not one ensures a slow painful death unlike football. In football once the head experiences trauma, brain cells are automatically lost which of most cannot be regained, causing for the brain to deteriorate without the help of a disease. A tackle that slams a player to the ground happens at least one hundred times during just one game. That is one hundred times where a player loses brain cells and greatens their risk of developing a brain…

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