Violence is part of our daily lives and always has been. Every day when we watch TV, listen to the radio or read the papers, we learn about acts of violence. When we look at the explanations that have been thought up to explain violence, we find three main types.
Violence is an instinct which we all have. Violence is necessary for survival. Some psychologits say that energy will and courage are forms of violence. If violence is an instinct i ... mehr
First of all I want to give a short definition of a virus hoax:
A virus hoax is a false warning about a computer virus. Typically, the warning arrives in an e-mail note or is distributed through a note in a company's internal network. These notes are usually forwarded using distribution lists and they will typically suggest that the recipient forward the note to other distribution lists.
History of hoaxes
Since 1988, computer virus hoaxes h ... mehr
First I want to say that communication links between people have always been important.
Today we live in the Communications Age and we owe this to inventors in the last century.
0.2 Ancient times
In ancient times, bonfires on hilltops were used to signalling danger. The North American Indians used smoke signals and the Romans flashed messages with mirrors turned to catch the sun.
0.3 The electronic communication age
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2.1 The First Electronic Communication..............................................3
2.2 Transmitting Voices.....................................................................4
2.3 Radio Waves........ ... mehr
Voices from the Press
"The books of the 38 years old J.K. Rowling are written for 9-11 years old Childs, but they are better than 92% of the adult literature."
The Financial Times
"Rowling is an exciting new talent, and Harry Potter is an excellent reading-pleasure; without end fantastic and funny."
"Such a marriage of good writing, inventiveness and cheer child-appeal has not been since Roald Dahl, perhaps even ... mehr
Chapter 1: The Boy Who Lived
Mr. Vernon Dursley, director of a firm called Grunnings, and Mrs Petunia Dursley live at Privet Drive no. 4, with their son Dudley. On his way to work, Mr. Dursley sees strange events. During lunch he hears strangers whispering, catching the name \"Potter\" and \"Harry\", and someone saying You-Know-Who has gone at last. At home he suspects they are talking about his nephew \"Harry\". Late at night when the Dursle ... mehr
New York is the biggest city of the United States, the city of the cities and the "World Capital of Excitement", to name only a few epithets and superlatives, which everybody associates with this metropolis.
It's further the centre of global finance, communications, business and the home of the United Nations. It's a cultural Mecca. A city, which never sleeps! Ja, New York is a city, where every time happens something. Already at the arrival ... mehr
Die Machtverhältnisse in den USA
Der Präsident ist Staatsoberhaupt, Regierungs-Chef und Oberbefehlshaber der Streitkräfte. Er hat sein Kabinett mit vielen Ministern, Bsp.: Aussen-, Innen- und Wirtschaftsminister.
Die Legislative ist in Senat und House Of Representants aufgeteilt.
Der Senat besteht aus je 2 Abgeordneten jedes Bundesstaates. Von den 100 Abgeordneten sind nach der Wahl 2000 genau 50 Demokraten und 50 Republikaner.
Im Repräs ... mehr
1.) Brief summary
Week by week one and the same entertainment: millions of people get caught by the "Saturday Night Fever" - not on the dancefloor but in front of their TV sets at home. All of them are putting themselves the identical question: What would be if... ?
As well Jackie O'Shea from the tiny south-Irish spot called Tullymore. As usual the old age pensioner and passionate gambler hasn't won the pools this week. But when he finds ... mehr
Mary is thirteen and her brother Peter is eight years old. They are the only survivors of an air crash in the middle of the Australian desert. Somehow they try to come to Adelaide. But they are facing death from exhaustion and starvation, when they meet an Aboriginal boy, "Darkie". Darkie is fasci¬nated by Mary and Peter. He shows them how to find nourishment and guides them on their long journey. During the journey Mary can't stand t ... mehr
LITERARY GENRE: An adventure story
AUTHOR: James Vance Marshall
PLOT SYNOPSES: Mary is thirteen and her brother Peter is eight years old. They are the only survivors of an air crash in the middle of the Australian desert. Somehow they try to come to Adelaide. Their uncle Keith is living in this city. But they are facing death from exhaustion and starvation, when they meet an Aboriginal boy. Peter calls him \"DARKIE\". Darkie is fasci¬nated ... mehr
Mary and her brother Peter are the only survivors of a plane crash in the middle of the Australian desert. They have been on the way to their uncle in Adelaid, but now, alone in this unknown territory, it seems to be impossible to go back to civilization or even to survive. Mary is the elder one and therefore she has to take responsibility for her btother, more than ever before. The two children have some sugar to survive the first t ... mehr
1) Author: Helen Prejean
Helen Prejean is a writer, lecturer and community organiser who was born in Baton Rouge and has lived and worked in Louisiana all her life. She has campaigned extensively on the subject of capital punishment and has featured on "ABC Prime Time", "Oprah", "The Today Show", "60 Minutes", "the BBC's Everyman programme" and an NBC special series on the death penalty. Her articles have appeared in sources of publication ... mehr
an American author who lives in Manhattan at the moment.
novels: \"Valley of the shadow\"
\"Joseph and the old man\"
\"The boys in the bars\"
\"Philadelphia\": written in 1992
made into a film in 1993 by Ron
Nyswaner with Tom Hanks and
Andrew Beckett is a young and successful lawyer in a big law-office in Philadelphia. Everybody likes him but Andrew has a secret which nobod ... mehr
As you see this speech will be about Wallace and Gromit. At first I want to tell you something about Aardman Animations and Nick Park who created them and how Wallace&Gromit are made.. Then I want to introduce the characters of the three Wallace&Gromit films and I will give you a quick summary of the stories of the films. In the end I will show you a little excerpt from "The wrong trousers".
Aardman Animations was founded by David Sproxton a ... mehr
The former "Socialist Republic of Jugoslawia" split 1991/92: The first of the six states proclaimed Slovenia, Croatia and Mazedonia 1991 their independence. Bosnia - Herzegowina followed on April 7, 1992. On April 27, 1992 Serbia and Montenegro united to "Federal Republic of Jugoslawia", better known as "Rest-Jugoslawia".
Slowenia had the best initial position and realised the independence: The Republic is ethic bind (only 2,4 % Serbs). The ... mehr
[,Desert Flower' and ,Desert Dawn']
Waris Dirie (Waris: a Somali name that means desert flower) was born in the middle of the desert in Somalia. She was born into a nomad family of a tribe called Darood, that was considered as wealthy. Nevertheless they lived under extremely poor conditions, their lives depending from their livestock and rain.
Her family consisted of her parents, 12 children and there were even o ... mehr
Is situated on the tip of the Horn of Africa, on the eastern coast of Africa. Neighbour countries are Djibouti, Ethiopia and Kenya. It shares its coastline with the Gulf of Aden to the north and the Indian Ocean to the south.
The origin of the Somalis is uncertain. It's said that they came from Arabia. But it's certain that they came from the northern plains and highlands and made their way to the south (7th-9th centuries) into a region that ... mehr
Female genital mutilation (FGM) is the term used to refer to the removal of part, or all, of the female genitalia. The most severe form is infibulation, also known as pharaonic circumcision, . 15 % of all mutilations are infibulations. The procedure consists of clitoridectomy (removal of the clitoris), excision (removal of the labia minora) and cutting of the labia majora to create raw surfaces, which are then held together. A small hole is lef ... mehr
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Waris, which means "desert flower", is one of 12 children born to nomads in Somalia's desert.
At the age of five she underwent circumcision like every girl in her culture to be a woman and able to marry (her younger sister and two cousins died from this procedure). At the age of fourteen her father wanted to force her to mar ... mehr