Dear, I am quite sure that you have all been in this situation at one time or another with at least one of your children. You know, when you pretty much know that your teens are going to drink at a party so you debate to yourself about whether or not to have the party at your own house rather than risk having the teens drink at a friend or acquaintance's home. So, you most likely think to yourself that perhaps you should host the party at your house for many reasons including: 1. You will be able to keep an eye on the kids. 2. You will not allow the teens to drive if you notice that they are drunk. 3. You will get a chance to get to know the friends of your own teens and perhaps they might even think that you are cool and will like you and open up to you. 4. You will have the power to
What Is a Control Group? Imagine that you want to know if salt makes water boil faster. You would want to heat one pan of water without salt and one pan of water with salt at the same temperature. Then you would compare how long it takes each pan of water to boil. In this experiment, the water without salt is your control group. A control group is the group in a study that does not include the thing being tested and is used as a benchmark to measure the results of the other group. There must be at least two groups in any valid experiment: the experimental group and the control group. The experimental group is the group in which you are testing something. For the experiment described earlier, the pan of water with salt added is the experimental group. The only difference between the two
SATURDAY, April 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- A combination of face-to-face taunting and cyberbullying may greatly increase the risk that victims will become bullies themselves, a new study suggests. "Students who are victimized are more likely to exhibit aggressive behaviors towards others," said study principal investigator Alexandra Hua, from Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York. "This phenomenon may lead to a vicious cycle whereby bullies create bullies out of those they victimize. " In the study, researchers analyzed data from U. S. students aged 10 to 17. The investigators found that 43 percent of the children had experienced face-to-face bullying and 7 percent had been subjected to some form of cyberbullying through text messages, social media and other means. Kids who
After attending, Gridley was appointed to the in 1860. He reported for duty with his class in September 1863, joining the with the. He distinguished himself with at the on 5 August 1864. Gridley was promoted to in 1867 and on March 12, 1868. He was stationed from 1871 to 1875 on the only United States Navy ship based on the at the time, the, at. While stationed in Erie, he married Harriet, the daughter of Judge John P. Vincent and had three children. Harriet was also a cousin of Civil War hero. Gridley was promoted to in 1882. He also served a tour as instructor at the Naval Academy and another with the Cruiser Training Squadron. Gridley was promoted to captain on March 14, 1897, and ordered to the Asiatic squadron and was assigned on July 28, 1897 to the command of the, Commodore 's
An excess of potassium in the blood is known as hyperkalemia. The condition is characterized by a blood level higher than 5. 0 mmol per liter, and can be dangerous. For a healthy adult, there is no significant evidence that potassium from foods can cause hyperkalemia ( ). For this reason, potassium from foods does not have a tolerable upper intake level. This is the most a healthy adult can consume in a day without adverse effects ( ). Hyperkalemia generally affects people with poor kidney function, or people who take medications that may affect kidney function. This is because excess potassium is mainly removed by the kidneys. ...
Americans by a 2-to-1 margin admire Christopher Columbus and think itБs a good idea to have a holiday named after the Italian explorer, a new poll released Tuesday reveals. The survey conducted by Marist College Б in concert with the Knights of Columbus Б found that 56 percent of Americans have a favorable view of Columbus while 28 percent had an unfavorable view, with the rest unsure. Likewise, 57 percent said itБs a good idea to have a holiday named after Columbus while 29 percent said itБs a bad idea and the rest had no opinion. Columbus is revered for helping discover America. Italian-Americans in particular consider him a symbol of progress and cultural pride. But ColumbusБ critics condemn him for the slaughter and enslavement of native peoples in the Caribbean islands. The Los
From Chilly Willy to Opus to Tux, the Linux mascot, penguins have had a special spot in popular culture for quite a while. In fact, both the real creatures and their animated counterparts have hit the big screen in a big way. Obviously, penguins are fascinating. Is it the human-like quality of walking upright that makes penguins so alluring? Or maybe itБs their fancy dress. Really, how many creatures sport permanent tuxedos? Whatever it is, these flightless, aquatic birds intrigue us. Get fascinating facts about this lovable bird. Not all penguins live in super cold climates. Within the penguin family, there are several species. The total number is debatable; some say there are 17 species while others say as many as 19 exist. All penguins reside in the Southern Hemisphere. ...
It wouldnБt be a St. PatrickБs Day celebration in the Windy City without 400,000 spectators crowding the banks of the Chicago River to БoohБ and БaahБ at its (temporarily) emerald green tinge. But how do officials turn the water green? First, a bit of history: The dyeing tradition became an annual thing nearly 60 years ago, in 1962, but its real origins go back even further. In the early days of his administration as Mayor of Chicago, Richard J. Daley was a man on a mission to develop the cityБs riverfront area. There was just one problem: The river itself was a sewage-filled. In order to get to the bottom of the cityБs pollution problem and pinpoint the exact places where waste was being discarded into the waterway (and by whom), Daley authorized the pouring of a special green dye into
The precursor to Black History Month was created in 1926 in the United States, when historian and the announced the second week of February to be "Negro History Week". This week was chosen because it coincided with the on February 12 and of on February 14, both of which dates black communities had celebrated together since the late 19th century. From the event's initial phase, primary emphasis was placed on encouraging the coordinated teaching of the history of American blacks in the nation's. The first Negro History Week was met with a lukewarm response, gaining the cooperation of the Departments of Education of the states of, and as well as the city school administrations of and. Despite this far from universal acceptance, the event was regarded by Woodson as "one of the most fortunate
Your dentist says you need to have your taken out. But they donБt hurt, you say, so why remove them? These days, oral surgery to remove is a standard practice -- almost a rite of passage for young adults. It's not always necessary, though. Still, just because your wisdom teeth arenБt a source of pain doesnБt mean thereБs nothing wrong. The could be stuck, or impacted. That means they canБt break through your jaw and into your. Maybe your is too small to make room for them, or the teeth could be growing at an angle to other teeth. They can damage the next door if they push up against it. Some dentists take out healthy molars to prevent problems later on. As you age, the bones in your get harder. That makes your teeth tougher to remove. If you wait, you could have problems after surgery