It's late, it's been a long day, you're starving, and you're too exhausted to cook. Hitting up the drive-thru seems like the best option but we promise you, it's really not. The reasons to boycott fast food go way beyond the obvious health concerns although caring for your (and your family's) well-being should be reason enough alone. If you take a moment to learn a little more about that extra value meal that goes down so easy, you might not like what you find. Check out our list, watch Super Size Me, and head to your nearest farmers market before you ever drive-thru again. 1. Disgusting animal conditions You've seen those horrible movies about how poorly animals are kept when they're being led to slaughter, and they aren't showing you those heart-wrenching photos just for the ratings.
Why is thermal expansion an important consideration for engineering? A. Why is thermal expansion an important consideration for engineering? B. Why is thermal expansion an important consideration for engineering? A. Why is thermal expansion an important consideration for engineering? B. Because different materials expand the same way when heated C. Because different materials expand very different amounts when heated D. Because most materials contract when heated but some expand E. Because energy can be extracted from solids when they expand Imagine you have a rod built made of 50 cm of steel and 50 cm of aluminum. If you raise the temperature of this rod from 20` C to 40` C, how much longer will it get? A. 0. 0403 cm B. 5. 6033 cm C. 0. 0069 cm D. 0. 0218 cm How much heat does
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
Religion has always been with us. Throughout history, it has expressed the deepest questions human beings can ask, and it has taken a central place in the lives of virtually all civilizations and cultures. As we think all the way back to the dawn of human consciousness, we find religion everywhere we turn. This may be true of the past, but what about the present and the future? In recent times, critics have suggested that religion is on the way out. Technology and science have changed our view of the world radically, leading some to say that we've entered a new stage of human existence, without religion. Soon, they argue, it will truly be a thing of the past. In our day and age, rumors of religion's demise seem very premature and perhaps there's no grain of truth in them at all. ...
illiam Shakespeare might have had the definitive word on weddings (БMany a good hanging prevents a bad marriage,Б he said) but heБs by no means alone on finding matrimony a subject rich in wit. Of course, a happy marriage can bring a lifetime of love, companionship and fulfilment Б but that doesnБt mean we canБt have a at the playful sarcasm that often surrounds the topic. Some of the finest Б and funniest Б minds in history have waxed lyrical on the joys of wedded bliss. Here are some of their best observations. 1. БI love being married. It's so great to find that one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life. Б Rita Rudner 2. БIf you want your wife to listen to you, then talk to another woman: she will be all ears. Б Sigmund Freud 3. БMarriage is like a game of chess,
Why is oxygen the ultimate electron acceptor? January 21, 2011, Why is oxygen the ultimate electron acceptor? Oxygen is an important element that we need. sB sPWe can t live if there is no oxygen. sB sPAside from that, oxygen has essential features which make it a vital factor in any atomic processes. We are only familiar of oxygen as the gas we breathe. It is the third most abundant element in the universe. sB sPIt is also a prime element in producing fire. Oxygen is also needed in our blood cells in order to live. sB sPIt does not just stay in our lungs to provide us air. sB sPIt circulates all over our body. ...
(Author of The spider plant ( Chlorophytum comosum ) is considered one of the most adaptable of houseplants and the easiest to grow. This plant can grow in a wide range of conditions and suffers from few problems, other than brown tips. The spider plant is so named because of its spider-like plants, or spiderettes, which dangle down from the mother plant like spiders on a web. Available in green or variegated varieties, these spiderettes often start out as small white flowers. Caring for spider plants is easy. These tough plants tolerate lots of abuse, making them excellent candidates for newbie gardeners or those without a green thumb. Provide them with and bright, indirect light and they will flourish. Water them well but do not allow the plants to become too soggy, which can lead to.
3. Personal Development Not all skills are clearly connected to a career or statistics, but they can be equally as important to a well-rounded, fulfilling life. The following benefits, typically derived from a successful higher education experience, can prove to be major enhancements to your life: Better communication (written and verbal): Many higher education programs feature advanced writing and speaking assignments; this trains individuals to express themselves clearly and communicate more effectively with others. Critical thinking skills: The ability to think and to think well to ask questions, to analyze and to reflect, for example is crucial to all areas of life. The ability to identify and solve problems comes in handy in one s personal and social life as well as on the job.
And, while it is the seat of government, there s nothing grey about downtown Wellington with its lively cafц culture, quirky public art works, and distinctive Kiwi architecture. As the home of Te Papa - the national museum and art gallery, Royal NZ Ballet, State Opera, NZ Symphony Orchestra, several professional theatres, and Sir Peter Jackson s international film empire, Wellington is a city brimming with creative talent. Two inner city university campuses add to the city s youth and talent pool, and crowds drawn to major cultural events such as the annual World of WearableArt fuel the constant artistic buzz. With all that, it s no wonder that Lonely Planet once dubbed Wellington the coolest little capital in the world. Dramatic harbour setting Wellington s compact cafц-filled central
Resident storm chaser here. Or is that ex-resident now that I ve been evicted? р Yes you can indeed hear thunder and see lightning at the same time but this doesn t mean that the thunder came from the lightning bolt you see at the same time because light travels faster than sound. It happens when there s a lot of lightning striking in a short period of time and it can get tricky matching the thunder to lightning. In any case if you are in this situation I hope that you re indoors. It s not something you want to be outdoors in because it s really dangerous as the thunderstorm is really close. I ve come close to being hit by lightning and it s frightening stuff. ...