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How And When To Use Por, Para and Porque in Spanish

[ad_1] Some beginner students (and advanced) usually have some problems with when they should use POR, PARA or PORQUE and it can be one of the most frustrating topics to learn in all of Spanish. In this lesson we are going to review some rules to recognize when we should use one or another. We use POR when we want to speak about the reason behind something. In this case you have to use a noun afte... »

History and Clothing in Ancient Japan

[ad_1] Japanese history includes alternating periods of isolation and revolutionary influences from the rest of the world. As early as the Jomon period from about 14000BC to 300 BC, Japan had a hunter-gatherer lifestyle; wooden stilt houses, pit dwelling, and agriculture. Weaving was still unknown and the ancient Japanese clothing consisted of fur. However, some of the world’s oldest pottery... »

Keeping Dinosaur Eels (Bichirs) In Tropical Freshwater Fish Tanks or Aquariums

[ad_1] Dinosaur eel The dinosaur eel is the common name for the Grey Bichir, Polypterus Senegalus, though it is a fish and not an eel. There are more than a dozen species of this fish but the Grey Bichir or Senegalus Bichir is the most common and is popular among aquarists. This Bichir is covered in dark grey horizontal bands that become paler as the fish grows. Some Bichirs can reach over three f... »

Categories of Ethical Dilemmas in Business

[ad_1] First published in Exchange, the magazine of the Brigham Young University School of Business, the following twelve categories were developed to cover the root or cause of most ethical business dilemmas that one might encounter in their jobs. I have summarized them to keep them short and simple. 1. Taking Things That Don’t Belong To You Everything from taking highlighters from the stor... »

The Value of Networking Your Brand

[ad_1] Networking can be an effective tool for promoting, marketing and sharing your personal brand. It allows you to meet and connect with like minded individuals and develop quality relationships. It also helps you create the right contacts for growing a viable and profitable network. Last but not least, it allows you to communicate your mission, goals and passions for success. Listed below are ... »

Accent 101 – What is it and What to Do About It

[ad_1] We have all come across people who speak with accents. In a college math class with a professor from another country, on the phone with a customer service representative at an outsourced call center, at work with a co-worker born and raised in a different part of the country. We ourselves may even be that person. You may have asked yourself, "Why does that person have an accent, even t... »

Pneumonia Is an Acute Inflammation of the Lungs Caused by Infection

[ad_1] Introduction. Pneumonia is an acute inflammation of the lungs caused by infection. Pneumonia is a very common disease and cut across all ages. It could have a dramatic and bizarre presentation in the extreme of ages. Pneumonia is the leading cause of death in children worldwide. Pneumonia kills an estimated 1.1 million children under the age of five annually. The respiratory tract is expose... »

The History of the Milling Machine

[ad_1] Milling machines came originally from machine tools called rotary files. They were circular cutters that worked inside of a lathe. This machine was originally developed because hand filing materials was taking too long. The first of the milling machines was between the years 1814 and 1818. There were two armories that used the first milling machines, and they were called Springfield and Har... »

Five Things You Should Never Do At A Movie Grill

[ad_1] Even though we’re civilized people who understand that a society needs rules, the last thing we might associate with a place with rules is a movie grill. If you think about it, a movie grill is supposed to be the leading model of how a movie theater should run. It keeps the customer as its top priority, so the notion that there would be anything the customer couldn’t do seems a ... »

Divorce – Done With Dignity and Respect

[ad_1] I’d like to think that with nearly 5 million divorces in the UK since the 1980s (about 150,000 per year) we’d be starting to hear stories of what worked and what didn’t when a couple went through their separation. I’d like to see a culture of sharing wisdom with the next generation; knowledge filtering out to men, women, families and lawyers about how best to navigat... »