Survivor Syndrome In The Workplace

With over 39,000 American mass layoff events during the Great Recession, December 2007-June 2009, corporate downsizing seems like an integral practice of modern organizational life (Bureau of Labor Statistics). Downsizing refers to the deliberate reduction of workforce size to improve organizational performance (Nair, 2008). Companies turn to downsizing, or layoffs, in hopes to reduce labor … Read more

10 Amazing Historic Places To Visit In Greece

Greece is one of most excellent nations in Europe and holder of most vital piece of it’s history. It is known for its trademark perfection and enchanting history. Out of date archaeological areas, endless islands, sandy shorelines, and a direct Mediterranean climate make Greece one of Europe’s prime guest objectives. Other than the capital, Athens, … Read more

The Siege of Bastogne

The Siege of Bastogne took place in Germany in the year of 1944. It was a part of the last major German offensive campaign during World War II called the Battle of the Bulge which involved 250,000 German forces and 80,000 American forces. Germany’s main goal during this operation was to capture the harbored city … Read more

NORTH SEA CONTINENTAL SHELF CASES

FACTS Denmark, Netherlands, and Germany are positioned adjacently to the North Sea. Denmark and Netherlands, as members of the Geneva Convention of 1958, had adopted the equidistance principle to draw partial boundary lines. With the wish to make the partial boundaries concrete, Denmark and Netherlands agreed to adhere to the equidistance method as their basis … Read more

The Suez Canal crisis

The Suez Canal crisis was an event that permanently changed the landscape of the middle east and was the cause of a shift in political power during the cold war and the subsequent decades. The Suez Canal, located in Egypt, was a major shipping route for many major countries including Britain, France, Egypt, and the … Read more

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is falling

The tower that has been leaning for hundreds of years is actually falling. Have you ever wondered why as we keep adding blocks to the tower of toy blocks it gets harder to keep it from falling? As we all know, all objects have mass and center of gravity. The center of gravity is a … Read more

Cincinnatus: The Hero of Rome

Cincinnatus: The Hero of Rome After his appointed year in office, Cincinnatus retired to his farm. Rome continued to fight both internally and externally. Military disaster followed when a Roman invasion force against the Aequians, led by the Consul Mincius, were trapped in the Alban Hills. In such a time of emergency, a Dictator with … Read more

The works of Andrea Palladio

The Italian civilization hosted different arts for ages , it was the home for discoveries and sciences and most importantly for buildings. Through the previous centuries architecture was developed and many styles were created. Taking into consideration the renaissance period and the baroque one. Renaissance is an intellectual movement and an artistic development that occurred … Read more

What is paella?

Paella? yeah I’m trying to be more easily understandable in my writing than having that bla bla in foreword which I’ve been doing all this time, and now I’m trying to avoid it which is not easy, so the goal is to achieve rather brief gastronomical history yet full of reading point. So what is … Read more

Anglo-Saxon England and the Place of Women

What was the status of women in Anglo-Saxon England? In 1985, in Butler’s Field, Lechlow, a grave of an Anglo-Saxon woman buried over fifteen hundred years ago was discovered. The extraordinary richness of her grave goods, its abundance of amber beads and gilt bronze brooches making it one of the most opulent burial sites in … Read more

A Depiction Of Berlin In Robert Walser’s “Berlin Stories” and Walter Benjamin’s “Berlin Childhood Around 1900”

Robert Walser’s “Berlin Stories” is a collection of vignettes that track his observation during his jaunts through the city. Walter Benjamin’s “Berlin Childhood Around 1900” is an attempt by Benjamin to recollect his urban childhood as an adult in exile. They both write about Berlin at the turn of the century but are able to … Read more

Court system in ancient Greece.

There are many things that Ancient Greece gave to us, one of those things just happens to be our court system. That’s right the Jury and trial system we got from those weird naked people…aawwkkwwarrd. Anyways, here are some things about the one in ancient Greece. Size Matters By modern standards, ancient Athenian juries were … Read more

Bloody Sunday 1972

On the afternoon of Sunday the 30th of January 1972 soldiers from the British Parachute Regiment, one of the fearsome UK militia units fighting the battle in the north of Ireland, attacked a civil rights march in the town of Derry, killing or fatally wounding fourteen civilians and injuring two dozen more in an event … Read more

The Concept of Nationalism in Italy

Nationalism in Italy Nationalism is described as “loyalty and devotion to a nation” (Merriam-Webster). In places like the United States, the sense of pride in the American people is apparent. However, countries in Europe did not start showing a sense of pride until 1800’s like with the unification of German and Italian states. Camillo di … Read more

Upper-Class Homes in Ancient Rome

In ancient Rome, the domus was the type of house occupied by the upper classes and some wealthy freedmen during the Republican and Imperial eras. It could be found in almost all the major cities throughout the Roman territories. The upper classes of Roman society constructed their residences with extravagant marble decorations, inlaid marble paneling, … Read more

Depiction Of Britain and Society In Jonathan Swift and Oliver Goldsmith’s Works

Jonathan Swift and Oliver Goldsmith both censured how British social orders functioned and how they treat poor people. Quick, be that as it may, condemned the absence of empathy with unforgiving, gnawing parody. For instance, the storyteller of “A Modest Proposal” recommends that the starving Irish stuff and pitch their year-old children to well-off English … Read more

Norway vs US

The United States is very different from Norway when it comes to the structure of its health care system. Norway’s health care structure went through a radical change in 2002 when a hospital reform occurred that had the government take over the responsibility of running the entire hospital system throughout the country. As a result, … Read more

Roman Invention: Arches

Rome was able to control a vast empire due to their military success. According to Bee Breeders, an Architecture competition organisers, Roman architecture was at its peak during the Pax Romana period, a period in which the Roman Empire didn’t expand and wasn’t invaded, and which lasted over 200 years. One of the Roman inventions … Read more

Mussolini’s Rise to Power

Mussolini’s Rise to Power After serving in the Italian army during WW1, Mussolini returned home, looking for a way to unify the Italian people. In 1918, he began to deliver emotional speeches, calling for a dictator to head the country. He argued that only a strong leader could unite the people to overcome Italy’s postwar … Read more

A Personal Review of the Laramie Project, a Play by Andy Paris, Greg Pierotti, Leigh Fondakowski, MoiseS Kaufman, and Stephen Belber

“The Laramie Project” Review “The Laramie Project” tells the story of a group of young people creating a play about the events that happened in the town of Laramie, Wyoming. The group conducted interviews about the murder of Matthew Shepard, a gay student that had accusedly hit on two straight teenagers at a bar. These … Read more

The history and culture of Italy

The history of Italy can be characterized as two periods of unity separated by a millennia and a half of division. In the sixth to third centuries BCE the Italian city of Rome conquered Peninsular Italy; over the next few centuries this empire spread to dominate the Mediterranean and Western Europe. This Roman Empire would … Read more

Should Cannabis be legalised in UK?

Over the years, there has been several debates and discussions on the legalization of cannabis in the UK. Cannabis legalization has been a subjective issue in many countries. Different countries differ on the various use necessitating its legalism; this raises a serious question about the legality of cannabis. My project centers on the legality of … Read more

The Reasons for the Break of Henry VIII from Rome

‘Henry VIII broke from Rome because he wanted to increase his own power.’ Explain why you agree or disagree with this view. It could be interpreted that Henry VIII broke from Rome because he wanted to increase his own personal power, however there are two main contradicting views. Firstly that Henry realised the wealth of … Read more

A Comparison Between Rome and Carthage in the Punic Wars

Rome vs. Carthage: The Bitterly Fought Punic Wars The Punic Wars were the consequences of the expansion of Roman rule southward; bitter rivals with competing interests, Rome and Carthage pitted their military powers against each other. The strength of the Romans (which was their army) matched wits and strategies against the strength of the Carthaginians … Read more

Features Of Russian Food And Culture

“Want to go have some sushi?” “How about some pho?” “I feel like some Italian.”“Let’s go have Russian.” Everyone turns their head and looks at THAT guy. Who asks for Russian food? Russian cuisine has a deep, rich history that dates as far back more than a thousand years. As time progresses and cultures intertwine, … Read more

SOHO Network Solution

A Small Office Home Office (SOHO) network is used mostly used for communicating locally via a Local Area Network (LAN) in small business environments (Bell, 2004). Before coming up with such a network, it is, however, advisable to determine a good foundation for the needs of the company. Following this criterion, the following scenario is … Read more