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NASA Mission to Mars: Probes, Design, Dangers

Introduction About 110 years ago, when McKinley was President of United States, the concept “Man on Moon” was an insignificant consideration to society and to the government’s budget. In present day, space constitutes a large portion of the 2011 government budget plan.  President Barack Obama is predicting a manned Mars mission to orbit the planet…

Facebook Relationships vs. Real life Relationships

Interaction on Facebook is a recent phenomenon which is completely unparalleled by any other form of social relationship. According to a study done of students at Michigan State, “70% of students reported they spend 30 minutes on Facebook per day” (Lampe, Steinfeld, Ellison, 167) . A Facebook relationship takes place in a fashion where the…

New England Colonies

Name of Colony Date Founded Reason For Colony’s Establishment Founder Primary Economic Base Plymouth (Massachusetts) 1620 Separatists who desired to remain separate from the Anglican Church went to Plymouth William Bradford Agriculture(fishing, corn), Manufacturing (lumbering, shipbuilding) Salem (Massachusetts) 1630 English society was corrupt and as many people needed to be evacuated as possible John Winthrop…

Original Middle American Colonies

Name of Colony Date Founded Reason For Colony’s Establishment Founder Primary Economic Base New Jersey(New Netherlands) 1623 by Dutch, 1664 by English Originally settled by Dutch in 1623. Taken over by British. Proprietary grant made by Duke of York to George Carteret and Lord Berkeley English Colonists Manufacturing (ironworking, lumbering) New York (New Amsterdam) 1624…

Drugs: Types & Effects

Class Typical Effects Overdose Effects         Depressants   Alcohol Increases the activity of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) By increasing an inhibitory neurotransmitter, alcohol dampens down neural firing Also decreases the activity of glutamate, a major excitatory neurotransmitter Person literally becomes less inhibited and feels euphoric An initial upper phase from the release of…