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  • How To Sell Successfully On the Poshmark App
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    How To Sell Successfully On the Poshmark App

    7 days ago

    Learn my tips on how to make money on the buy-and-sell app Poshmark!

  • Heed Your Call: A Book Summary
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    Heed Your Call: A Book Summary

    20 months ago

    “Heed Your Call” discusses how people can achieve success without succumbing to society’s ideas of what success is, and without compromising your ideals. Read this Hub for a book summary.

  • What Makes a Hero? A Book Summary and Commentary
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    What Makes a Hero? A Book Summary and Commentary

    20 months ago

    I picked up this book from the library because I have been wanting to learn more about what makes people more generous, giving and sacrificing than others. Learn more about what leads to altruism.

  • The Shallows - a Summary of the Book About the Internet's Effect on the Mind
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    The Shallows - a Summary of the Book About the Internet's Effect on the Mind

    19 months ago

    "The Shallows" by Nicholas Carr explains the Internet's effect on the way we think and act, and the repercussions for ourselves and society in the long term.

  • Reach for the Stars - but How Far? a Question of Ambition Vs Happiness
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    Reach for the Stars - but How Far? a Question of Ambition Vs Happiness

    7 days ago

    Today people are pushed to be the best that they can be. But oftentimes the standard for "the best" does not fit each person and goals become unhealthy.

  • What New Hubbers Can Expect From Hubpages
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    What New Hubbers Can Expect From Hubpages

    19 months ago

    It occurred to me that a Hub such as this might be helpful as I perused a few topics in the Forum featuring posts and threads from new Hubbers. Some of these included comments and concerns that, as a veteran Hubber I hadn't considered for some time. Read my advice for those new to HubPages, as I am...

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    Getting Over a Broken Engagement: My Experience

    3 years ago

    There was nothing I was more excited about than a wedding. When my ex told me that he thought we should break up, I was shocked and devastated. However, I saw that there were a lot of opportunities that I could now take again as a single girl. I couldn't be happier with my life right now, and I...

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    How to Replace Your Toyota Camry Side Mirror (1997–2001)

    21 months ago

    This is something that can easily be done at home. I'll show you how to replace your mirrors more cheaply than going to the body shop.

  • Kiwanis: What is it and why should I join?
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    Kiwanis: What is it and why should I join?

    5 years ago

    Kiwanis is an international service organization that aims to build communities and make the world a better place. There are clubs in 80 countries around the world that perform 150,000 projects and raise more than $107 million each year to support their projects and communities. It may not be as...

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    I'm a Girl - Why Do I Get Along Better With Guys?

    19 months ago

    I'm a girl - so I should get along better with girls, right? Nope. Here are my reasons why I think so.

  • Dirty Hands: A Dilemma of Politicians and Public Administrators
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    Dirty Hands: A Dilemma of Politicians and Public Administrators

    8 years ago

    Politicians should be willing to get their hands dirty in the public interest as they are of a unique position to use the power vested in them that the general public does not have. Political leaders must be willing to break the rules because their line of work frequently involves dilemma for which...

  • How to Write a Government Press Release
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    How to Write a Government Press Release

    7 days ago

    Ron Kluvers said that an important aspect of accountability is information. Therefore, it's vital that government offices be able to create and distribute press releases to share information about their affairs with the public. Government press releases differ from those for private companies in...

  • Employee Performance Appraisal in the Public Sector: Uses and Limitations
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    Employee Performance Appraisal in the Public Sector: Uses and Limitations

    19 months ago

    In order to ensure that an organization functions effectively and efficiently, managers must be able to determine and assess performance levels of both an organization and its individual employees through an appropriate system of measurement. In his article “Employee Performance Appraisal in the...

  • Gang Activity in San Jose
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    Gang Activity in San Jose

    19 months ago

    San Jose was ranked in 2009-10 as the fourth-safest large city in the nation, with a low homicide rate and despite recent budget issues in the city. There are a lot of factors that contribute to this level of safety, including effective law enforcement and city planning, and increased regulation....

  • Retiring the Generation Gap - Does Age Matter?
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    Retiring the Generation Gap - Does Age Matter?

    19 months ago

    Are complaints about intergenerational differences legitimate? How can one improve the efficacy of an organization involving people of different age groups? Both younger and older employees of virtually all levels of various professions bemoan generational disparity. Jennifer Deal’s book "Retiring...

  • Lesson Plan on the Importance of Punctuality and Being On Time
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    Lesson Plan on the Importance of Punctuality and Being On Time

    5 years ago

    A lot can happen in a few moments- especially in a fast-paced classroom. What if you missed the first few minutes of instruction in a class you are already having difficulty in? Chances are that you won't feel so hot on a class that you're not doing well in, so you'll come in late and do even...

  • Afghanistan Foreign Policy: Differences Between Obama's and Bush's
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    Afghanistan Foreign Policy: Differences Between Obama's and Bush's

    19 months ago

    Former President Bush’s foreign policy decisions with regards to Afghanistan were rather “lofty,” with aims to build nations serving as pillars of democracy in the Middle East. On the other hand, President Obama and his administration plan to widen the involvement of the United States in...

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    Women and the Domestic Realm

    20 months ago

    Throughout history, the fate of women has been greatly shaped by domestic work. The strongly embedded mindset that women should be primarily responsible for work in the home has affected the activities in which women have been able to partake. Education and work outside of the home have been realms...

  • Hunting for apartments in San Jose, CA
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    Hunting for apartments in San Jose, CA

    19 months ago

    When I first moved to San Jose, I had no idea where to look for apartments. I looked online and tried to find some advice, but I felt pretty much on my own when I set out for housing. I didn't really know anyone in the area and had never really been there before, so driving around was pretty...

  • Women and Patriarchal Religion
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    Women and Patriarchal Religion

    7 days ago

    In many nations, patriarchal religion is the primary type of religion. Cultural and social beliefs pervade faiths and work to oppress females, and certain religious practices keep many women from fulfilling their potential or from living with privileges that other women may have. Nonetheless, women...

  • Sexism in product advertising
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    Sexism in product advertising

    19 months ago

    We've come a long way in the struggle for equal rights and treatment for men and women. However, the media and advertisements reveal that there is still headway to be made. See the ads in this Hub for examples of how common gender roles and stereotypes are reinforced.

  • The Big Five Personality Traits and Their Relevance to Educators
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    The Big Five Personality Traits and Their Relevance to Educators

    19 months ago

    The Big Five factors are the main areas of personality: openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism (or OCEAN). These trait clusters are used to describe people and determine their interests, constitutions, and inclinations. When using these trait clusters to describe...

  • Why does the U.S. use 75% of the world's prescription medications?
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    Why does the U.S. use 75% of the world's prescription medications?

    7 days ago

    An interesting statistic indeed! Read more information as to why I believe these numbers are true based on facts about the American population and comparisons with the rest of the world.

  • Decision-Making at the Workplace
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    Decision-Making at the Workplace

    19 months ago

    Decision-making is integral to success at work, but it can also result in failure if the conditions aren't right and if everyone isn't on the same page. There must be commitment, knowledge, and objectivity. Learn about the parts needed successful, efficient, productive decision-making in the...

  • The Color of Fear: Personal Reactions and Thoughts
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    The Color of Fear: Personal Reactions and Thoughts

    8 years ago

    For anyone who hasn't seen Lee Mun Wah's film "The Color of Fear," it's a truly eye-opening experience. The film shows eight men of various ethnicities discussing the issue of race together. They are all of different backgrounds, which makes their discussion quite interesting, and very heated at...

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    What is Intensive Mothering?

    23 months ago

    Sharon Hays, who wrote the 1996 essay "The Cultural Contradictions of Motherhood," described "intensive mothering" as being self-consciously committed to child rearing. It involves being dedicated to her child to the point that she takes much better care of her child than herself —children come...

  • The Problem of Rising Tuition Fees From a Sociological Perspective
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    The Problem of Rising Tuition Fees From a Sociological Perspective

    19 months ago

    According to Anna Leon-Guerrero, the sociological imagination allows us to connect personal, lived experiences with the world around us. Therefore, we view problems differently because we come from different backgrounds and circumstances, which shape our perspectives as well as the issues we may or...

  • From darkness to light: Comparing Moraga and Anzaldúa in terms of oppression
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    From darkness to light: Comparing Moraga and Anzaldúa in terms of oppression

    3 years ago

    Though Cherríe Moraga and Gloria Anzaldua were of Latina heritage, they framed their homosexuality in disparate ways as a result of the variances in their lives, including the colors of their skin, their childhood and parents, and the way they were viewed and treated by society. While they differed...

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    "What it means to be a hero" Lesson Plan

    19 months ago

    View this lesson plan, "Everyone Can Be A Hero", to teach students about how they can make a difference in the community and help others.

  • Is Divorce More Difficult for Men or Women?
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    Is Divorce More Difficult for Men or Women?

    19 months ago

    It's difficult for me to conclude that divorce is more difficult for people of one gender or another because the disadvantages a gender might face may matter more or less to certain people. Also, one difficulty can't even be carried across an entire gender. Learn more about the impacts of divorce...

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    Verbal Communication Along Gender Lines

    19 months ago

    Read about my experience learning about social norms and cultural prescriptions concerning gendered verbal communication, and how masculine speech differs from feminine speech.

  • Power feminism: Who has the right to say you can overcome?
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    Power feminism: Who has the right to say you can overcome?

    7 days ago

    Have you ever heard of power feminism? Two women, Katie Roiphe and Naomi Wolf, say that society doesn't oppress women because women are powerful enough to control their fates. Women who don't have the mindset of a victim, and they need to get over that mindset and take charge. This is a very...

  • How are distances listed on freeway signs between cities determined?
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    How are distances listed on freeway signs between cities determined?

    7 days ago

    Do you ever wonder how the miles between cities are calculated for freeway signs? There are a lot of questions that go along with this idea, like what do the distances measure? When a sign says, for instance, that you have 10 miles to drive until you reach St. Louis, does that mean to the center of...

  • How to Use Your Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Grant
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    How to Use Your Segal AmeriCorps Education Award Grant

    14 months ago

    The Segal Award is AmeriCorps' way of thanking you for your service and encouraging you to continue your education. You may have student loans to pay off, or plans to go to college. Some of you may be done with college and have no plans to use your award. But don't let this gift go to waste!

  • Where's the Interracial Diversity in Commercials?
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    Where's the Interracial Diversity in Commercials?

    19 months ago

    Why don't more commercials include biracial couples and/or families? What about adopted children? Interracial and intercultural marriage are all around us today... the majority of the couples I know are of different backgrounds. And yet all we see on commercials are couples - and families, for that...

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    Leadership Compass: What Kind of Leader Are You?

    4 months ago

    The Leadership Compass is based on the Native American Medicine Wheel, or Four-Fold Way, in which each direction has a main "human resource" from which to draw for support and strength.

  • The benefits of finding online penpals
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    The benefits of finding online penpals

    19 months ago

    Did you ever have a penpal? I made penpals in many ways, including through school. I still keep in contact with two of mine; it was a great experience that I would never give up. Now that I'm older, I can see that there can be much more to being a penpal than just sending letters back and forth....

  • For Your Birthday, Send Your Parents a Thank-You Card
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    For Your Birthday, Send Your Parents a Thank-You Card

    19 months ago

    When I look back on my life thus far, I feel so sorry for my poor mother and all of the crap I put her through. So with this genuine appreciation and gratitude, I felt compelled to do something I heard about recently: send her a thank-you card on my birthday.

  • Are you ready for the Cluck-U 911 challenge?
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    Are you ready for the Cluck-U 911 challenge?

    8 years ago

    Cluck-U Chicken is a restaurant chain, with locations throughout the United States. One thing the chain is known for, however, is its knowledge of how to spice things up, with such spicy sauces ranging from Mild, Atomic, Nuclear, Thermo-Nuclear and 911. And then there's the 911 sauce. Read about...

  • What Do to If You've Been Plagiarized
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    What Do to If You've Been Plagiarized

    6 days ago

    Many feelings and thoughts may run through your mind when you stumble upon a website with words or images that look so familiar... that you realize they're yours! You've been plagiarized! Your personal work has been stolen, possibly for someone else's benefit. What can you do? Learn about who to...

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    How to Build a Catapult

    12 months ago

    Learn about the different types of catapults, which type suits your needs best, and the steps to build a small catapult.

  • The negative effects of the media on celebrities
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    The negative effects of the media on celebrities

    8 years ago

    "Celebrity breakdowns" may have existed as long as the star system but are now investigated and exposed to a degree arguably considered excessive. In this digital era, it is not difficult to find information about celebrities, no matter how personal. Broadcasts containing information potentially...

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    The Dangers of Artificial Food Coloring

    2 years ago

    Learn about artificial food colorings and how they can affect your health and behavior. Also, see how you can avoid foods with artificial color.

  • How Much Should an Engagement Ring Cost?
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    How Much Should an Engagement Ring Cost?

    19 months ago

    How much should an engagement ring cost? One rule states that it should cost two months worth of wages. In reality, a couple should work together to decide how much an engagement ring should cost. Learn about a few considerations to keep in mind while making such a decision.

  • Country vs City Life
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    Country vs City Life

    19 months ago

    What are the pros and cons of living in a big city versus a rural country town? Read my thoughts after experiencing both worlds.

  • Building a school in a third-world country
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    Building a school in a third-world country

    7 days ago

    There are many issues facing schools in third-world nations, including disease and teacher pay. It only costs $8,500 to build a school in a third-world country. Learn more about this option and consider the reasons for helping students overseas in this way.

  • Turning 21: A milestone?
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    Turning 21: A milestone?

    7 days ago

    Read my thoughts on turning 21 years old as I reflect on my life up to this point and realize that this birthday isn't much different than those that came before.

  • Should presidents be required to have served in the military?
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    Should presidents be required to have served in the military?

    7 years ago

    I respect those who are serving or who have served in the military almost more than any quality. There are so many characteristics involved in dedicating yourself to such a position - loyalty to your nation and its people, passion, strength, courage, ambition, a love of adventure, commitment, and...

  • Benefits of donating to non-profit organizations
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    Benefits of donating to non-profit organizations

    5 years ago

    While it may be fun to shop on occasion for oneself, there are a wealth of benefits to you in donating to a non-profit or other worthy cause. Your donation could help such an organization in ways you couldn't have imagined yourself, and possibly more efficiently than if you tried to offer your...

  • How to remove text from pictures and images
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    How to remove text from pictures and images

    8 years ago

    So why do you want to remove text from images anyway? Don't be stealing images! A lot of times, artists will add text over an image called a watermark to make it more difficult to use that image without permission. If there is a good reason to remove that text, you can read tips and information on...

  • The New Deal: Why Franklin Roosevelt Is Amazing
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    The New Deal: Why Franklin Roosevelt Is Amazing

    19 months ago

    The New Deal was a remarkable set of programs started by Roosevelt to improve the state of the economy and assist the poor, as the Great Depression was affecting the United States and morale was dropping with the stock market crash and job losses. The First New Deal created short-term solutions...

  • Why I shamelessly love Spongebob Squarepants
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    Why I shamelessly love Spongebob Squarepants

    6 years ago

    I admit it: I love Spongebob Squarepants, the little poriferon whose laugh is based on the noises made by a dolphin. Though a lot of people might know who Spongebob is, what channel the show is on, and that he lives in a pineapple in Bikini Bottom, I hear that most do not understand the allure of...

  • Anorexia: My Experience as an Anorexic
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    Anorexia: My Experience as an Anorexic

    19 months ago

    In college, I became anorexic and am thankful to have overcome that condition. Learn more about my experience so that you can learn from my mistakes.

  • How to Tell If Your Designer Purse Is Authentic or a Knock-off - Real or Fake?
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    How to Tell If Your Designer Purse Is Authentic or a Knock-off - Real or Fake?

    19 months ago

    Designer handbags are expensive. With that said, how frustrating would it be to be told that your purse is actually fake? In some countries, like in Europe, it's against the law not just to sell a fake purse, but to purchase one as well. You'll want to avoid buying a fake either way; you don't want...

  • Where Can Felons Get Jobs?
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    Where Can Felons Get Jobs?

    7 days ago

    Learn about possible job options for felons and read comments from others who understand the difficulties of finding a job with a record.

  • Historical culture clashes between Japan and the U.S.
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    Historical culture clashes between Japan and the U.S.

    9 years ago

    There are more differences between the United States and Japan than conflicting values during World War II. Cultural and societal differences between the two nations and its peoples shaped beliefs and perceptions and thus interactions within those societies and between them as well. Learn more...

  • The Old Order: The Monarchy of the French Revolution
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    The Old Order: The Monarchy of the French Revolution

    8 years ago

    France was ruled by absolute monarchy for much of its history. The Enlightenment of the late 1600's and 1700's, however, impacted many Europeans, and therefore led them to discover that they themselves were much more than they could ever imagine. They deserved more than they got. Therefore, the...

  • Forget the Silver - Gift Ideas for Your Parents' 25-Year Anniversary
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    Forget the Silver - Gift Ideas for Your Parents' 25-Year Anniversary

    19 months ago

    First is paper, 10th is tin, 25th is silver, 50th is gold (and 90th is granite!)... wedding anniversaries call for traditional gifts of such designated materials. If your parents' 25th wedding anniversary is coming up, they get silverware or something exciting like that. If you want to change it...

  • Make Your Own Virtual Pet
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    Make Your Own Virtual Pet

    7 days ago

    You've likely heard about virtual pets to an extent, but why should you adopt one? What can you do with your pet once you create it? Where's the best place to adopt from? This HubPage will provide you with everything you need to know to adopt a pet, care for it, and raise it to be the best it can!...

  • Communication in Relationships
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    Communication in Relationships

    19 months ago

    Communication is "at the heart of intimate human relationships." It is the way humans create and share meaning; a successful relationship, especially intimate ones, are based on it. Unfortunately, it is not as simple to express one's thoughts and feelings accurately or appropriately. Oftentimes,...

  • Developing a Comprehensive Behavior Management System for Difficult Students
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    Developing a Comprehensive Behavior Management System for Difficult Students

    3 years ago

    Learn why it is important to have a classroom management plan, the most important elements that your plan should include, two key assumptions that are critical for a comprehensive classroom management system, and more.

  • Emilia and Desdemona:
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    Emilia and Desdemona: "Othello" characters more similar than you think

    8 years ago

    Few would initially consider the characters of Emilia and Desdemona of Shakespeare's "Othello" to be similar. One is the wife of the play's tragic hero; the other is betrothed to one of the greatest villains of all time. Pious Desdemona is a senator's daughter and lover of a noble Venetian captain...

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    "Waiting for Lefty": A Timeless Script of Class and Labor Issues

    20 months ago

    While "Waiting for Lefty" clearly speaks to a certain time and place, portraying such societal and governmental issues as class strife and Communism in the 1930's, its message and power can also be applied to matters that affect America today. Themes are shared between the play and American culture...

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    "Los Vendidos", Luis Valdez: Using stereotypes to end racism

    19 months ago

    Written by Luis Valdez, "Los Vendidos" attempted to highlight Latino stereotypes and their effects on society and on those stereotyped. The Mexican characters in the play symbolized each label cast against the race, allowing readers to fully analyze and comprehend the prejudices they may very well...

  • Curriculum-Based Measurement (Cbm) to Help Track a Student's Progress
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    Curriculum-Based Measurement (Cbm) to Help Track a Student's Progress

    19 months ago

    CBM is just one type of progress monitoring to help see if your instruction methods are effective enough for your students. Read about three advantages of progress monitoring over annual achievement tests, two key differences between mastery measurement and CBM, and the six-step CBM process.

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    Facial Piercings Don't Mean Much

    7 months ago

    How much does a lip ring matter in a job interview, or at the workplace? How much should it matter? I say don't judge a book by its cover.

  • Prison life through an inmate's eyes
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    Prison life through an inmate's eyes

    3 years ago

    Prisoner David, a former inmate at the California Mens Colony, describes himself as a comedy sketch writer. He is now incarcerated at the Correctional Training Facility in Soledad, Calif., and while he maintains his innocence and attempts to prove it by researching at the prison library, he has...

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    6 Ways to Help Fat Indoor Cats Lose Weight

    14 months ago

    Fat cats are cute; however, if a cat is too overweight, it may experience health problems. In addition, an obese cat may not be able to enjoy his or her life to the fullest. Learn more about why your cat may be overweight and how you can help to improve their health.

  • What Is the Difference Between a Fruit and a Vegetable?
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    What Is the Difference Between a Fruit and a Vegetable?

    19 months ago

    Many people can say that an apple is a fruit and a pepper is a vegetable, but what scientifically is the distinction between the two types of foods? The answer is based on the parts of the plant involved. Basically, fruits are developed from flowers, vegetables aren't. Learn more about the...

  • Pea Soup Andersen's: The Place to Go in the California Central Valley
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    Pea Soup Andersen's: The Place to Go in the California Central Valley

    20 months ago

    California travelers may be familiar with Andersen's Pea Soup by only passing references. Billboards featuring its Dutch mascots Hap-pea and Pea-wea adorned freeways and roads near and far. Read about my delightful visit to the Buellton location.

  • Forming an LLC Online – MyCorporation, LegalZoom & IncorporateTime
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    Forming an LLC Online – MyCorporation, LegalZoom & IncorporateTime

    19 months ago

    Congratulations! You're on the way to creating your own business and you want to form an LLC (limited liability company)! They're great for smaller companies with fewer owners than larger businesses. Read about the benefits of forming an LLC and how to go about doing it online.

  • Palm Reading Guide
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    Palm Reading Guide

    7 days ago

    Palm reading, also known as palmistry, it is one way to find both the future as well as a healthy human spirit. While many see this as a form of entertainment, many practice it themselves for serious spiritual and beneficial reasons, for comfort or genuine interest. Learn more about palm reading...

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    How to Make a Brochure With Free Online Tools

    7 days ago

    Brochures can be a very important part of your business or organization as far as publicity. Thankfully, the World Wide Web offers some alternatives to high-cost brochures. There are plenty of tools you can use online to make some good brochures for free.

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    Low Carb Restaurant Guide

    3 years ago

    It may seem impossible to go out to eat while sticking to a low-carb diet. What's the fun if everyone else is eating buttered bread? It's possible to stick to your diet and still have a good time out.

  • How to Test and Develop Psychic Ability
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    How to Test and Develop Psychic Ability

    19 months ago

    Psychic ability is something that is craved by some and doubted by many. The ability to predict and understand things most of the population can't get a good grasp on is tricky and hard for a lot of people to believe. The desire for many to possess this power has lead to the creation and...

  • Design Your Own Room - Resources and Tips
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    Design Your Own Room - Resources and Tips

    19 months ago

    You have a new home? You want a change around the house? Not enough space? Inherit some new pieces of furniture? Sometimes home improvement and interior design can be intimidating. It can be difficult, time-consuming and even expensive to use your space wisely and arrange things in the most...

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    How to Choose the Right Tattoo

    7 months ago

    Choosing a tattoo can be stressful because it's so permanent, and making the wrong decision can be painful, costly, and inconvenient. There are so many factors to consider before making the final decision, and I'm here to walk you through all of them.

  • Ways to Stop Global Warming
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    Ways to Stop Global Warming

    7 days ago

    Whether or not you perceive global warming as a real or even partial threat, there are things you can do to stop its potential onset. At the very least the steps you can take to prevent global warming are good for the earth and oftentimes your pocketbook as well. Learn more about global warming and...

  • How to Make Candles
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    How to Make Candles

    7 days ago

    Candles make great gifts and can have a myriad of uses, whether for illumination, spreading scent, celebration, setting a mood or for decoration. Conveniently they are one of the simplest and cheapest crafts to do at home. There are a variety of different kinds of candles to make, including beeswax...

  • What Men Should Wear to an Interview
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    What Men Should Wear to an Interview

    7 days ago

    First impressions are so important for a job interview. There are a few do's and don't's that men should be aware of when it comes to attire and appearance before the big moment.

  • How Many Hairs Are on Your Head? Random Facts About Human Skin, Hair, and Nails
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    How Many Hairs Are on Your Head? Random Facts About Human Skin, Hair, and Nails

    19 months ago

    Learn what causes goosebumps, how much hair grows, and other facts about human skin, hair, and nails.

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    Where on Your Body to Get a Piercing

    7 days ago

    If you are considering where you should get your piercing, read this page for information on the pros and cons of each location, including the ear, nose, eyebrow, and belly button.

  • Coffee: Comfort Drink or Addiction?
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    Coffee: Comfort Drink or Addiction?

    19 months ago

    Coffee is one of those drinks that I try to stay away from. After seeing my brother get withdrawal headaches after a morning without coffee and watching antsy people waiting impatiently in line at Starbucks for their fix, I figure it's probably best not to get started. Read more about coffee and...

  • How to Save Money While in College
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    How to Save Money While in College

    19 months ago

    Obviously, saving money (and making money) in college is important, especially if you have student loans to pay off. These are some tips that I've come to use during my college career.

  • Do body piercings close up or disappear?
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    Do body piercings close up or disappear?

    7 days ago

    Read about the experiences of me and others as to why some facial and body piercings close up and and some do not.

  • The Indie Scene - A Unique Subculture
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    The Indie Scene - A Unique Subculture

    19 months ago

    Indie is more than just music... it's a scene. Abbreviated from "independent," indie has become an entire genre that includes music, movies, clothing styles, and other facets of culture. It is characterized by its separation from commercial institutions and mainstream lines, and is often considered...

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    How to Build a Retaining Wall

    20 months ago

    What is a retaining wall? Do you need one? A retaining wall holds back earth materials such as rock, sand, dirt, and even water and keeps them in place to prevent erosion or displacement. Learn more about retaining walls and how you can construct one yourself.

  • How to use Bluetooth
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    How to use Bluetooth

    19 months ago

    Bluetooth is becoming more and more common and useful in today's society. This page is for those who may need basic tips on how to use it.

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    How to Tie a Necktie

    11 months ago

    There are four main types of tie tying: the Windsor Knot, the Half-Windsor, the Four-in-Hand Knot, and the Pratt Knot. The Windsor is the most common and that's the type that this article will help you learn how to tie.

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    The Best Ways to Ask a Girl to a School Dance

    20 months ago

    Get ideas on how to ask a girl out!

  • An awesome scavenger hunt - Ideas for fun on a college campus
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