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    Bells on the small shop doors ring all down the street as people walk in and out of the different family owned businesses. They all slowly wander towards the at the beginning of the brick structure at the corner of Marty Street and Santa Fe Drive. The voices of lots of people all mix together in a loud, low hum. The Overland Park Farmers’ Market is flooded. Every once in a while you hear the shrieking of a toddler running through the cold fountain spurting up from the concrete patio break through the hum. Kids sit and draw with chalk on the floor; stepping carefully is a must to avoid little hands. Music notes can be heard floating over the top of the hum. This week’s local band stands center stage and plays outlaw country covers. People spot…

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    all decided to load up on the golf cart, which now had a governor on, which limited the thing to go only 14 mph due to the last accident. Now, we were all playing on our gamecube when we were forced out of the house. (To this day my dad is a bad person) So instead we decided to take the golf cart for a ride. Now, it had been years since the last accident, so I was aloud to drive by my parents. But, not aloud according to my brother. So this time I forced him to let me drive, how? By doing what…

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    Taos Hum Essay

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    my ears were hurting. Something's wrong, this is not known to happen. What is Taos Hum? The Taos hum is about a mysterious low frequency (30-80 Hz) sound that is usually heard at night in the town of Taos. It sounds like a truck starting up but only so many people have heard it. Lots of hearers initially reported the hum with an “abrupt beginning, as if some device were switched on. The side effects are not something you would experience as in, disorientation, nosebleeds, and dizziness. …

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    We, the audience, from the way that the narrator describes his reaction to the sentence, learn that the narrator is faint, and that he is passing in and out of consciousness. In the beginning, it says “the voices seemed merged in one dreamy intermediate hum” (Poe, 1). Evidence, that our narrator is in a dream-like state, which is later explain as unconsciousness. The narrator might feel that he must find out about his surroundings because he wants to find a way out, and it’s a compulsive human…

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    You may not know what your destiny is, or where your home will be. Home is where you have your family, friends, and the people you love. Grace is going to find out where her home is and where she belongs. This story is a mysterious and adventurous. The Secret Hum of a Daisy by Tracy Holczer This story takes place in modern day time in California. The author has a serious mood in the exposition. Grace’s mother has just…

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    The Taos Hum has been heard in many areas, like the United Kingdom, and the United States. As far back as the early 1990s is when the first “ Hum” was heard in west of Taos, New Mexico near Tres Orejas. What is this high frequency noise? What is the “Hum” caused by? I will try and answer those questions in my research paper. All people think differently about the Hum and what causes it, a lot of people think it is caused by Underground UFO (unidentified flying object) Bases. The reason why…

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    In “Sadie and Maud”, “My Grandmother Would Rock Quietly and Hum”, and “Negro” all use poetic devices to convey the simple, clear message of being controlled by society and their rules and expectations they have set forth for people. All three poems address this theme, “Sadie and Maud” by Gwendolyn Brooks and “My Grandmother Would Rock Quietly and Hum” by Leonard Adame and “Negro” by Langston Hughes. They all deal with the struggling issues pertaining to society and their standards. In “My…

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    You have now completed your session of meditation. Meditation is a way to free your mind, to relax you, especially when you feel extremely overwhelmed and stressed, but for buddhists and hindu's, meditation is a religious experience. For the Hindu's, the most well-known mantra is The Gayatri. This mantra is said to gain the power of illumination, purifying, and healing. For the Buddhists, there are quite a few mantra's that pop out, but one that caught my eye is the Om Mani Padme Hum. This…

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    Effects of Mass Media Rebecca Spencer Hum/186 October 19, 2015 Allyson Wells Effects of Mass Media There have been many developments made on mass media in the last century. Many of these developments have been helpful for both teachers and students to connect on an academic level. One such development is using technology in the classroom. In this age of technological advances many now use items such as ipads in the classroom. This can have both a positive and a negative effect on the…

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    Hum/111 Week 1 Assignment

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    When I first began this assignment, I thought that the question, “Who am I?,” was a very difficult one to answer. However, as I began to answer the question, there came to light some interesting similarities. If I were to categorize each of my answers in terms of gender, age, ethnicity, race, or religion, then I believe I only addressed those with the first and fifth time answering the question. My first answer was, “I am a white male American who attends school and goes to work.” That answer…

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