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  • No Punk Band Of The 1990

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    punk band of the 1990’s has been more influential than Blink-182,” (Caramanica) That sentiment rings true to this day. Blink-182 is one of the most iconic punk rock bands of all time and has shaped the punk scene and many artists in it. Strong contenders in punk rock like Green Day, Sum 41, and The Ramones certainly established the genre and helped create an identity for it; so what makes Blink-182 so special? Unlike the previous, Blink-182 is, in essence, what most suburban American teenagers are;

  • Disconnection Essay

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    and safety and it is somewhere that no one can bother them for the time being. I myself find comfort just lying in my bed staring at the ceiling and drifting off in thought. For artists though, they are able to find this comforting place in music. Blink 182, Linkin Park, and NAS are some of the famous artists that are able to disconnect from the world through their songs. They are able to get all of there thoughts out through music and the world has a chance to hear them.      In

  • In A Blink Of An Eye Short Story

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    In a Blink of an Eye It was early afternoon, I was on my way home from work. I hate my job and life. I tend to sulk and complain too much. I wonder what they’re listening to… It’s been a long day I kind of want to be home now, though I have something or someone to look forward to… I haven’t been feeling myself lately. Especially after that call from my sister with the news. My tea warms up too quickly thanks to this weather. It feels like tundra out there. I’ve been feeling

  • Short Story

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    This is the worst. I shouldn’t of invited Maleeka over, or this wouldn’t of happened, I think as I rushed down the stairs just to hear Juju, my older sister, yelling at me about lackin’ off, “ What do I pay you for?” she yells over the whole room, I’m pretty sure everyone can hear her, even over this racket of the music. I look down guiltily at the floor, waiting for the punishment to come, “ I pay you to work. Not to goof around and sleep!” And there it is, what I was waiting in shame for, she slapped

  • Essay on Malcom Gladwell : The Truth behind the 10,000 Hour Rule

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    The road to greatness is a long path filled with struggle and time. Based on research by the best-selling author Malcom Gladwell inside his book Outliers popularized the idea of 10,000 hours of guided practice “the magic number of greatness”(Gladwell, 47). With enough practice he said anyone could achieve any work that of a professional. While some say the 10,000 hour rule is the key to success I believe that success is based on genetics, talent, and time period. It is whether one was born with the

  • A Short Note On Head Mounted Mouse & Keyboard For The Physically Disabled

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    Career Episode # 3 CE 3: Head Mounted Mouse & Keyboard for the Physically Disabled CE 3.1 Introduction This project was performed as a semester project during my Bachelors of Electronics and Communications Engineering at VISVESVARAYA TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY, BANGALORE, INDIA. I performed this project with two other group mates, however, I was the project lead as it was originally my idea and my fellows agreed I was fit to take charge. We did indeed need external help from time to time, for which

  • Outliers, By Malcolm Gladwell

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    Is it coincidental that Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Bill Joy and many other multi-millionaires were all born within a span of 3 years? Malcolm Gladwell, the author of Outliers, suspects that there is something more behind this occurrence than just a simple coincidence. He asserts that there is no such thing as a self-made man and success does not come from natural talent, rather it comes from extraordinary opportunities and hidden advantages. In Outliers, Gladwell attempts to debunk the myth that people

  • Blink : Think Without Thinking For The Reason That The Title Was Most Appealing

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    I selected to read the book Blink: Think Without Thinking for the reason that the title was most appealing to me. I said to myself this should be a fascinating read for how can a person blink and think without thinking? Initially, I just did not understand how anyone could do it. As in my mind, if a person does not think how will he or she know their thinking? As I read, Gladwell gave a few examples to support his theory. One was about a man who brought ancient and rare statues to a museum in California

  • Outliers : The Story Of Success

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    Outliers The Story of Success “Why do some people succeed far more than the other?”(Gladwell, 2) Since childhood, individuals are easily bought into the myth that successful people are self-made, but Malcolm Gladwell’s, a well-known author opinion differs. He argues that successful people are invariably the beneficiaries of “hidden advantages and extraordinary opportunities that allow individuals to learn and make sense of the world in ways others cannot.”(Gladwell, 19). Outlier; The Story of Success

  • Individuality In Outliers : The Story Of Success By Malcolm Gladwell

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    Success in society is dependent on individuality and work ethic, but in Outliers: The Story of Success, Malcolm Gladwell insists that success is determined by specific opportunities that are uncontrollable. Gladwell’s argument stems on details that are not commonly identified as being relevant to a person’s ultimate success. This includes, birth date, their hometown, and culture. While not traditionally the main topics when considering success, these topics have merit that is shown in Gladwell’s