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    In modern society, no matter in real life or in the online world, advertisements are ubiquitous and incessantly remind people of their social status as consumers. Among the advertisements, some of them try to convince people of donation to charity, some of them aim to win votes for political groups while most of them attempt to promote the sale of products. With the advertising influences, people are caught up in the vicious circle of constantly consuming goods, even goods they do not really need or they may already have. In most instances, people abandon their old ones when they get the new ones, which is a kind of waste and burden for society. Planned obsolescence and perceived obsolescence mainly lead to the behavior in that producers of goods intentionally lure people to consume new goods while people also subjectively perceive they need replacements. In the United States, electronic products are typically affected by planned obsolescence and perceived obsolescence, and this not only happens in the United States but China as well. Planned obsolescence means merchandisers intentionally lure people to consume new goods by designing products with a limited useful life or easily outdated elements. In the United States, electronic merchandise plays a more and more significant role in people’s daily life. As a merchandiser earns as much profit as possible, promoting the sale of products is the way to gain more profit. Therefore, electronic products are designed with planned…

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    In the novel, Victory by Susan Cooper main character Molly faces obstacles along the way like having to move from London to Connecticut and at the end, these obstacles made her stronger than she thought she was. I chose theme ¨home Is where the heart is. ¨ This means home is happy place or a place you feel the most comfortable. ¨ Molly stares at her, A miracle has exploded into her life like a meteor.¨ this quote tells me when she heard the good news her life went from a 3 to 1 million. I…

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    For example, the males in The Big Bang Theory are all scientists. Leonard Hofstadter is an experimental physicist at Caltech in Pasadena, Sheldon Cooper works as a theoretical physicist at Caltech, Howard Wolowitz works as an aerospace engineer and former NASA astronaut at Caltech in Pasadena, and Raj Koothrappali is an Indian-born astrophysicist who lives in Pasadena and works at Caltech. Unfortunately, one of the main women characters in The Big Bang Theory is another story. Penny is a…

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    the sound foundation for “The fine art of sighing”. By definition according to Merriam Webster Dictionary, sighing is “to take a deep audible breath (as in weariness or relief)” however through the depth of Cooper 's writing we find that sighing is a passage to many other emotions and avenues(“sigh”). Although not clearly evident at the surface of his piece, the writing style of “the fine art of sighing” suggest Bernard Cooper himself finds sighing to be a blockade in relationships and trivial…

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    1. Why did Mrs. Rabbit tell the rabbits not to go into Mr. McGregor’s garden? Mrs. Rabbit told the rabbits not to go into Mr. McGregor’s garden because it was dangerous, if Mr. McGregor find a rabbit in his garden they could finish like their father, who “had an accident there; he was put in a pie by Mrs. McGregor.” 2. Why did Peter go into Mr. McGregor’s garden? Peter went into Mr. McGregor’s garden because Peter was a “very naughty” young rabbit; a warning of danger was like a spark of…

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    Vo2 Max Lab Report

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    Introduction: Maximal oxygen uptake, or VO2 max represents the maximum amount of oxygen consumption attainable during all out aerobic exercise, most commonly running on a treadmill. The point at which oxygen consumption plateaus is the individual’s maximal oxygen uptake. If the individual does not plateau, that point is referred to as VO2 peak. VO2 max is measured in milliliters per kilogram of body weight per minute, and there are two ways to measure it, either direct or indirect. The direct…

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    The Importance of Friendship Friendship is, by definition, a relationship between two friends. Some believe that friendships are a necessity for human life. Joseph Conrad was a man who grew up not having many friends. As a young child he had missed school quite a bit from illnesses (Kathleen Wilson 200). This made it hard to have close relationships with other children. He did however gain a love for literature and the sea from his father at a young age (www.notablebiographies.com). This is…

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    Vo2 Max Analysis

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    Discussion VO2 max can be measured a variety of ways. There are many laboratory and/or field tests that could be completed by subjects to determine their VO2 max. According to McArdle (2015) “..usual activity modes include treadmill running or walking, bench stepping, and stationary cycling. In accord with exercise test and training specificity, other forms of testing employ free tethered, and flume swimming, swim-bench ergometry, in-line skating, roller skiing, simulated arm-leg climbing,…

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    would sit down and watch The Big Bang Theory on television. Those thirty minute airings had my whole living room roaring. We loved how awkward Sheldon was and how Leonard was always chasing pretty Penny. It was not until recently that I have noticed how misogyny is portrayed throughout the show. As I watch the episodes back I still laugh: however, I cannot help but to realize how the women, in particular Penny and Amy, are characterized throughout each episode. For those who are not familiar,…

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    The Big Bang Theory: A View on the Modern “Nerdist” The Big Bang Theory is an extremely successful sitcom that airs Monday nights on CBS. It involves love, drama, comedy and many other elements into a single format. Some of the main characters are Leonard, Sheldon, Penny, Howard, Rajesh, Bernadette, and Amy. One of the reasons I am researching The Big Bang Theory or “TBBT” is because it is one of the most watched, successful, and highest rated sitcoms of all time. According to Winston, as of…

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