By: Elizabeth M Young
Measuring poverty is not an easy process. There are multiple agencies of society and government that use differing ways of calculating a number that can be used as a threshold. There are concepts of absolute poverty and relative poverty, each with their own indexing, depending...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Surveillance camera systems are closed circuit systems that can record and play back video as passive systems, or they can be active systems that are constantly monitored by security or law enforcement personnel, or they can be hybrid recording and active systems. In some cases...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Absolute poverty is in relation to a threshold that establishes a minimum level of the necessities of life, an adequate standard of living, or where the minimum standards of food, clothing or shelter are met. This can be called living on the edge of ability...
How to accept your limitations
By: Bridget Webber
The key to learning how to accept your limitations is the ability to identify exactly what your limitations are. On the one hand you don't want to be less than you can be in life. We all know that if you work hard and strive...
What defines a civilization?
By: Paul Rance
'Civilized' is a word often used too loosely, as can any nation truly call itself civilized - if you dig deep enough under the surface. Powerful nations and states, throughout history, have revelled in the hubris of calling themselves civilized, and those they vanquished, barbarians...
Indiana Jones
By: Kristopher Oppegaard
Stating that Indiana Jones is bad for archaeology implies that archaeology is suffering because of the existence of the character, as if there are thousands of starving archaeologists out there, and the movie series is desensitizing the public to their terrible struggle. I am not...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The gambler's fallacy is a mistaken belief that recent occurrences are indicative of odds, or that the odds increase or decrease based on recent occurrences when they are actually based on fixed probabilities. The probability of certain outcomes when the dice are rolled are believed...
By: Dr. Jerry Kennard
Let’s begin with a few statistics about suicide. The most common reason for suicide, or attempts at suicide, involves interpersonal relationships. The most common age group for attempted or actual suicide involves people under the age of 35. Three times more women make more...
Archaelology: The advent of the mound builders in North America
By: Norman A. Rubin
(Large mounds of earth have existed for hundreds, perhaps even thousands of years that are found in parts of the Midwestern and Eastern United States. These mounds were built by various civilizations over a period of years, dating from the prehistoric era.) Driving at...
Why the new-found species of hominid could be the missing link between man and ape
By: Terrence Aym
Has the 'missing link' been found?Ever since the notorious 1912 Piltdown Man hoax erupted into the biggest scandal in the annuals of anthropology, the Creationist camp has used it to vilify and mock the science of natural selection.Darwin's 1859 theory, like any valid...

 

1 351 352 353 354 355 486