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    metric system comes with its advantages, and its disadvantages. For example, one could argue that the metric system is much easier to learn, and can reduce the amount of error in areas such as medicine, science, and space travel. However, in my own personal opinion, the cons outweigh the pros. By switching to the metric system, billions of dollars nationwide would have to be spent on things like changing road signs and manufactures having to convert values on packaging. Also, the customary system has been apart of the United States counting system since we were founded, as it was based of the British imperial system. It’s almost safe to say that it’s apart of our legacy. Growing up in the US, students are taught the basic conversions. Twelve inches equal a foot, four quarts…

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    that sounds great there would be kids playing outside with T-shirts and shorts. To an American, however, the situation is different. Most people would be inside with the heater turned on. How could the situation be so different? In Canada, they use the metric system of measurement. The Metric System is a measurement system that is based on the number 10 and used in most countries including most of Europe, Japan, China, and many other nations. The United States uses the Standard system. The…

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    Superb Lyrebird page 1 of 2 Body Structure: The Superb Lyrebird is a species of Menura novaehollandiae, the Lyrebird has short rounded wings and the birds typical weight is around 2.2lb(Kg).The typical size of Lyrebird is about 100 centimeters long, for females its around 74 to 84 centimeters.The birds physical adaptations are the Lyrebirds wonderful variation of colorful feathers and keen sense of smell that allows the bird to smell out its prey. Lyrebirds colors…

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    Gutters are an important part of the roof system on a home or building. Allowing rainwater to simply pour off the roof directly down the sides of a structure can compromise the walls, windows and doors, plus ultimately the structural foundation. Understanding how to install gutters properly can be vital in protecting a home or building. How to Install Gutters Replacing old gutters on a home follows roughly the same steps as a first-time gutter installation. The biggest difference between the…

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    GoPro enables us to share our lives through outstanding and exceptional quality photos and videos. Whether you are out surfing, hiking, on a safari or just about anywhere spending quality time with your loved ones and friends, your GoPro will help you capture and store your experiences and treasured moments easily and with professional quality results. GoPro compact design, and point and snap operation make them easy for anyone to set up and use. The Gopro have a waterproof housing so you can…

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    Fishbourne Roman Palace was built between 75 AD and 80 AD and you will get many privileges that most Englishmen don’t get. You will get over five hundred square feet of the most modern architecture. They’re are over one hundred well decorated and glamorous rooms, there are fifty detailed and hand made mosaics all of the over fifty intricate and beautifully designed mosaic floors were crafted by craftsmen from different countries as well as a fine architect from Rome, having to come over to make…

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    I am 12 years old and I got my first bear last year. I also got a huge in 2012. My dad wanted to make sure we got the opportunity to hunt bear before bear hunting gets restricted. So, my dad called Shepard Hunting Co. and he said a hound hunt would probably be best for us. All summer I was excited for fall to come and the hunt to begin. We started preparing a week or two prior and the night before we left I could hardly sleep, I was so excited. The next day we left around 11:00-11:30 am and we…

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    The Big Grizzly Well, one warm day of the summer when all kinds of people are talking about a bear. They say that is has only been coming out at night, and rummaging through their trash, and tearing up there yards. They have only seen it at night. They say it is a good sized bear. I have heard people say next time they see it they are going to kill it and if they don’t see it they are going to go hunting after it. Also people are leaving their houses because of the bear. In the beginning,…

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    On the three day of my food intake tracker I found out a general idea of what I 'm really butting in to my body. In some of my meals I meet and in others i didn 't the recommendations by the dietary intake by choose myplate.gov website. I will anylize each food group on each intake of the three days recorded. The my platte website breaks down the foods in to five groups that are the building blocks for a good diet. The groups are, Fruits, Vegetables, Grains, Protein foods and Dairy. Each…

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    Does an atlatl lengthen how far a dart goes compared to hand throwing the dart? Purpose The purpose of the experiment was to find out if the atlatl truly does increase the distance that a dart can travel, compared to just using an arm, on average. If it does increase the distance, than this knowledge could be used to understand how using the atlatl affected the way paleolithic Europeans survived, as there would have likely been less accidents killing prey, as they could be farther away, but…

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