December 2021

What Are Greek Letter Societies?
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What Are Greek Letter Societies?

Most brotherhoods and sororities have adopted Greek letters to represent their organizations, and are therefore often referred to as Greek letter societies or Greek organizations. In the United States, the word “fraternity” is often used to refer to a male student society at a university or college that is cooperative, especially one that is a

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What Is The Greenhouse Effect?
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What Is The Greenhouse Effect?

As heat makes its way through the atmosphere instead of returning to Earth, it is absorbed by greenhouse gas molecules when it winds back to the planet’s surface. Certain gases, known as greenhouse gases, let sunlight shine directly onto the Earth’s surface but also capture the heat reflected into the atmosphere. Too much carbon dioxide

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What Are Defense Mechanisms?
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What Are Defense Mechanisms?

The psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud suggested that people should use defense mechanisms to avoid uncomfortable feelings and emotions. Rationalization, defined in the DSM as an acceptable and logical explanation for an action or decision caused by an unconscious impulse, is used by the ego as a defense mechanism for participating medical students. This application involves a

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What Is Gender Discrimination?
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What Is Gender Discrimination?

According to human rights, it is illegal for an employer to discriminate against an employee or a candidate on the basis of gender or sexual orientation. When an employee makes a complaint, the employer may have committed unlawful discrimination on the grounds of sex. In New York City, human rights law interdicts discrimination in the

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What Is The Persian Gulf War?
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What Is The Persian Gulf War?

Although the protracted Iran-Iraq war ended in an UN-brokered ceasefire in August 1988, the two states had yet to begin negotiations on a permanent peace treaty in mid-1990. When Saddam refused to leave the country, on March 20, the United States and its allied forces attacked Iraq and thus began what became known as the

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What Is an NFT?

NFTs are digitally unique today and no two NFTs are alike. Although one digital currency is the same as another (or “fungible”), each NFT is a one-time use with a certified owner, even though the associated file can be copied. Basically, NFT is a digital ownership certificate that is almost always bought and sold with

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What Is The Battle Of Sardis?

The Siege of Sardis (547/546 BC) was the last decisive conflict after the Battle of Fenbla, which was fought between Croesus of Lydia and the army of Cyrus the Great. Cyrus followed Croesus to his city, besieged him for 14 days, and captured him. But then Cyrus I, King of Persia, defeated Croesus at the

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