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Powerpoint Palooza. Web Page Evaluation Criteria: separating fact from fiction. Web Resources for Finding Example Advertisements. The University of Oklahoma College of Law: A Chronology of US Historical Documents. Links marked with an asterisk (*) are to other websites and will open in a new window. Pre-Colonial To 1600 The Magna Carta (1215) Letter from Christopher Columbus to the King & Queen of Spain (1490's) The *Iroquois Constitution 17th Century 18th Century The Albany Plan of 1754 The Resolutions of the Stamp Act (Oct. 19, 1765) 19th Century First Inaugural Address of President Thomas Jefferson (1801) Second Inaugural Address of President Thomas Jefferson (1805) The *Thomas Jefferson Papers at the Library of Congress *Thomas Jefferson Online Resources at the University of Virginia Information on *Monticello First Inaugural Address of President James Madison (1809) Second Inaugural Address of President James Madison (1813) The text of the Star Spangled Banner (Sept. 20, 1814) First Inaugural Address of President James Monroe (1817) Second Inaugural Address of President James Monroe (1821) The Monroe Doctrine (Dec. 2, 1823) Inaugural Address of President *Rutherford B.

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Thesis Statements - Handouts - The Writing Center - The University of Iowa. Sarcasm « Grammarsaurus Rex. What Alanis Morissette did with her song “Ironic” to confuse a generation of neon-fanny-pack-wearing, Legends of the Hidden Temple-watching, Surge-chugging, Third Eye Blind-listening, Topanga-crushing, Beanie Babies-hoarding, Duck Hunt gun-wielding ’90s kids, hipsters have done with their commitment to faux-irony to confuse a generation of … I don’t know, what defines us now? … people who miss living in the ’90s.

What a mantra. No wonder they call us the “greatest generation.” … oh, really? That’s not us? [But dude, weren't Tamagotchis totally awesome?] Let me also say that I’m not really a fan of anti-hipster humor for this reason: it’s not funny or original. One very real problem hipsters have created, though, is a resurgence of a confusing use of the word “irony.” And hipsters, hear me: I do not ever want to re-visit Opposite Day. Opposite Day caused me my second true existential crisis at the age of eight. Let’s talk about irony. Verbal Irony Situational Irony 1. 2. My verdict, though? Make a picture frame for flat-screen TV. Untitled. The Writing Center -- Northwest Missouri State University. The Writing Center -- Northwest Missouri State University.

How-To: Easily Remove the Vocals from Most Songs | r3dux.org. 2015 Shortcut: When I wrote this article Audacity didn’t have an automatic center-panned vocal canceling effect… but now it does, so rather than do the stereo-separate / invert-one-track / play-both-as-mono trick (and that’s pretty much all there is to it), you should be able to find the Vocal Remover option in the Effects menu – but it’s more fun / interesting and can give better results if you do it yourself! =D I found this trick the other day whilst stumbling the Interwebs and thought I’d do a quick-write up w/ pictures to make it as easy as possible… For this exercise we’re going to be using a piece of free audio software called Audacity, which you can get for Linux, Windows and Mac.

Update: If you’re trying this out on a Mac, please make sure you get Audacity 1.3 Beta or newer – the stable 1.2 version appears to have a missing equaliser decibal-range slider which you need towards the end of the process! 1.) Import Some Audio 2.) 3.) 4.) 5.) Wrap Up Cheers! Achieving a Vintage Look Through Color Tones in Photoshop CS. By Guest Contributor Anna Gay Photographers are often striving for a “vintage” look in their photos, and even though there are endless ways of achieving a vintage look, there are a couple of characteristics to keep in mind. First of all, the color tones in a vintage photo often lean towards either a blue or a red hue, or a cross-processed look.

Vintage photos also have an element of noise or grain that can be achieved through textures, and also a certain amount of vignetting around the edges of the photo. In this tutorial, we will look at adjusting color tones and adding vignettes. This photo is the result of adjusting the color curves, adding two vignettes, and a color fill, which we will walk through step-by-step.

First, open your photo in Photoshop and make sure your foreground color is set to white in your side tool bar. You will see the above dialogue box. As you can see here, there should be three layers – your Background image, then your two gradient layers. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Killer Tips « Online Photoshop Lightroom Tutorials and Tips with Matt Kloskowski Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Killer Tips. 100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars. While burying yourself in the stacks at the library is one way to get some serious research done, with today’s technology you can do quite a bit of useful searching before you ever set foot inside a library. Undergraduates and grad students alike will appreciate the usefulness of these search engines that allow them to find books, journal articles and even primary source material for whatever kind of research they’re working on and that return only serious, academic results so time isn’t wasted on unprofessional resources.

Note: Visit our updated list for the latest in academic search engines. General Start off your research with one of these more general academic search engines. Intute: Use this website’s search tools to find the best and most reliable sites to start your research. Meta Search Want to search it all at once? Dogpile: Search Google, Yahoo, Bing and more at once with this great search engine. Databases and Archives Books and Journals Science Math and Technology Social Science. The best new recipes from Framed Cooks — punchfork.com. The Failure of American Schools - Magazine. Above: Joel Klein in Brooklyn on the first day of school, two months before he resigned as chancellor Three years ago, in a New York Times article detailing her bid to become head of the American Federation of Teachers union, Randi Weingarten boasted that despite my calls for “radical reform” to New York City’s school system, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and I had achieved only “incremental” change.

It seemed like a strange thing to crow about, but she did have something of a point. New York over the past nine years has experienced what Robert Schwartz, the academic dean of Harvard’s education school, has described as “the most dramatic and thoughtful set of large-scale reforms going on anywhere in the country,” resulting in gains such as a nearly 20-point jump in graduation rates. But the city’s school system is still not remotely where it needs to be. That story holds more than true for the country at large. This division tears at the very fabric of our society.

That’s bad advice. Better Thesis Statements. CHAPTER 16 TECHNIQUES FOR WRITING. ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY. |Printable version| Definition: In this kind of essay, we not only give information but also present an argument with the PROS (supporting ideas) and CONS (opposing ideas) of an argumentative issue. We should clearly take our stand and write as if we are trying to persuade an opposing audience to adopt new beliefs or behavior. The primary objective is to persuade people to change beliefs that many of them do not want to change.

Choosing an argumentative topic is not an easy task. The topic should be such that it should be narrowed down X Marijuana should be considered illegal. . √ Selling and using marijuana in public places should be considered illegal. it should contain an argument X We should decide whether we want a bicycle or a car. . √ If we are under the age of 30 and want a healthy life, we should definitely get a bicycle instead of a car. X Are you one of those who thinks cheating is not good for students? √ Cheating helps students learn. Cheating is beneficial for students. Pattern 1: but. Mrs. Cassel's helpful handouts. THE GUNNING FOG AND FOG READABILITY FORMULA. · Coconut Ginger Rice. They say to always push yourself beyond your comfort zone.

Does it count if someone else does it for you? I have a Lightning McQueen cake to make for a birthday party for a special little boy this weekend and I am shaking in my boots. I haven’t made a 3D cake in years so the thought of making a cake that will be displayed for others to see is beyond scary. Here’s how it happened. I overheard the Mr. on the phone basically volunteering my services to his friend for her son’s upcoming birthday party.

That was exactly 5 days ago. What’s the problem? I set aside three days to complete the cake and yesterday was the first day of the three day project. In the meanwhile here’s a recipe for one of my go-to dish when I need something quick but tasty. Coconut Ginger Rice 2 cups long grain rice 1 tsp crushed fresh ginger 1 small onion, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic crushed 1 Thai chili finely chopped 3 scallions finely chopped ½ cup toasted coconut flakes 2 ½ cups chicken stock 1 cup coconut milk. Better-Than-Crack-Brownies. I’m sorry for doing this to you. I really am. But see, last Friday while I was on a 10-hour road trip heading for vacation, I received this recipe from a reader named Liz. Liz, I love you. That’s all I have to say. I was tortured by this recipe for a full 8 days before I could make it.

So it was the first thing I made when I returned home. These are an absolute sin. I really don’t have any words, other than you must try them. They may also change your waistline too. But that’s okay. It’s all in the name of chocolate. Better-Than-Crack Brownies 1 batch brownies (boxed mix or oooey gooey brownies) 1/2 cup salted peanuts (if don’t have salted, add sea salt) 1 cup chopped Reese’s peanut butter cups 1 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips 1 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter 1/2 tablespoon butter 1 1/2 cups Rice Krispies Cereal Mix brownies according to directions, and bake for 20-25 minutes in a 9 x 13 baking dish. While they are finishing baking, melt chocolate chips, peanut butter and butter.

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