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  • Walking Stick Essay

    For improving the traditional white cane, it will be modified with some electronic components so that it can become a smart cane. This paper proposes the design and develops a walking stick with obstacle detecting sensors for the blind to use to aid their navigation. 1.2. SIGNIFICANCE AND MOTIVATION Designing a system that would efficiently help the blind with their navigation in the world today is much needed. Looking at the number of tasks one has to undergo each day especially with the limitation of not being able to see. The need for a system such as this is indispensible. The motivation behind this project arises from the growing population of the blind community and the desire to help relieve people of some of the major hindrances when it comes to mobility and navigation and to help reduce the level of dependency on other people to a minimum level. The ability of a system to facilitate independent safe and efficient navigation with reduced human labor and with accuracy is what we achieve in this project. 1.3. AIMS AND…

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  • Paul Salopek

    They had no water and it was very hot. They visited another archaeological site called Gona. It has the oldest known tools in the world, 2.6 million years. He explains they were so anxious until they saw goats. Goats means people. There they stayed with a family of 8 children and old woman and two young women. He says that 60,000 years ago when the homosapiens walked they encountered other species of hominins. Like the homo neanderthalensis, homo floresiensis, and denisovans. Then they thank…

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  • Essay On Loyalty In The Outsiders

    important. To the Greasers, loyalty is a principle to a successful gang; without loyalty, the gang isn’t a gang anymore. In the Outsiders, they had experienced how things would be if they lost loyalty for each other, for example, when Ponyboy didn’t believe that Darry really loved him. The Greasers showed loyalty to one another, by defending and sticking up for each other, and caring for one another. Loyalty represented the Greasers’ gang; it held the gang together, and the gang members looked…

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  • Loss In The Outsiders

    author shows us how the characters learn to get over a loss by sticking together,and When characters don’t stick together, the result could be emotional disasters. An example of characters going through a loss, would be is in the beginning of the book is when Ponyboy talks about his family. I read that ,Ponyboy and his older brothers Darry and Soda are still alive, but his parents were in a horrible car accident that took their lives. The accident left Darry, who is twenty to take care of…

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  • Personal Narrative-The Day In The Close

    The Day in the Close I stare at the four pucks below me resting innocently on the plexiglass. Feeling the bottom-heavy stick in my hands through the old rough gloves I’m wearing. Rylan watches expectantly. I breathe in. He’s been trying too but it’s all on me now, four shots. I breathe out. It was anything but your average Monday. The last day of school had been last Wednesday and I was enjoying the fact that I didn’t have anything to do. I take my time waking up enjoying the feelings of…

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  • Going To The Movies

    that is never acceptable to order is Raisinets. This is a movie theater, not a dentist 's office; there is no reason to eat dried grapes while watching Ryan Gosling take off his shirt. The alternative to purchasing candy at the theater is to illegally smuggle it. This is a skill which must be carefully honed over a lifetime of movie-going. Beginners are advised to practice their smuggling techniques during the winter, when large coats and awkward bulges arouse less suspicion. With a little…

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  • Personal Narrative: Frozen In Time

    The massive crash knocked the red lit stick that I had been holding from my hand and sent it spinning and putting it out. Stunned, I stood there in total darkness. I could hear nothing, see nothing, and I could feel nothing except for the cold stones under my feet. My head was swimming and I started to shiver and yelled in a loud voice, "Help someone! Please help me! Help —" Argos who was outside standing guard heard my cries scratched and tore at the dirt and squeezed his way through the…

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  • Narrative Essay On Pololu Valley

    buoy.” Christianne said as she kept walking. This place was kinda weird. I think I saw an anchor leaning against some rocks and there was a jet ski sitting on the beach as well. The first part of the beach seemed to be separated by a river that came from further in the valley. We kept walking until we found a nice place to rest under some trees. “Who wants to go swimming?” Mom asked. I didn’t want to. Let’s just say that me and the ocean disagree with each other. As we were talking, a random…

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  • The Transformation Of Nintendo 64 To The Playstation 4

    Video games have been transformed so much thought the years. Starting from pong in the 70’s to modern day video games. As society advances so do video games and their importance in modern culture. The more complicated we make video games the more we see there is controversy around it, but that’s not the main transformation this paper will be focusing on. The transformation I see the most would be between the Nintendo 64 to the PlayStation 4 consoles. The Nintendo 64 was a stepping stone for…

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  • Lacrosse Goalie Research Paper

    The reason being that it’s pretty much an instinct you have or you don’t when it comes to saving a ball. What I can give you is a breakdown of shots you’ll encounter. There exactly seven quadrants the attack players are trained to shoot at: stick-side high, stick-side hip, stick-side low, off-stick high, off-stick hip, off-stick low, and five hole. Stick-side refers to your dominant hand’s side, so if you’re a right-handed person the stick-side refers to the right and the off-stick side refers…

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