November 5, 2008 at 3:36 pm · Filed under Uncategorized
Go to the link and try to answer the following questions.
1. Look at the map and see how many popular votes went to Obama and Romney repsectively?
And their percentage? And what about the electoral votes they got respectively?
2. Click on any one of the red- and blue-colored state to see the popular votes going for each candidate and note them down in your response. And how many electoral votes each got from the winning state?
3. Look at the exit polls and see what we learn about the voter’s voting preference based on their background such as gender, age, income, areas of living, religion, or race. Please pick up two exit polls for your analysis and make a brief description of them in response.
(Source of Photo: http://cache.daylife.com/imageserve/0bfz2vv6Xk4a5/610x.jpg)
Along with the election, many states will also have a general ballot measure for the citizens to decide on certain issues, such as gay marriage, abortion, etc.
Now have a look of this section and pick an issue that interest you and make a description of the result of the ballot measure, and state your opinion on this matter in your response.
Click on the following website to look for more and write down your answer in comments on this posting.
Ballot Measure Link:http://edition.cnn.com/election/2012/results/race/ballot
Wiki on Initiative and Referendum:
In U.S. politics, initiative and referendum is a process that allows citizens of many U.S. states to place new legislation on a popular ballot, or place laws recently passed by the legislature on the ballot, and vote on it. Initiative and referendum, along with recall elections and popular primary elections, is one of the signature reforms of the Progressive Era. It is written into the constitutions of several states, particularly in the Western United States.
How would you describe the sweet smell of a rose, the tender and comforting flavor of vanilla ice cream, or the bright and refreshing scent of peppermint? We often perceive the world through of sense of sight and touch, but rarely have we tried to capture the fleeting sense of smell around us in our lives. What would you put on the canvass when you are asking to paint the color of the smell of a grapefruit? How would you try to express yourself, inner thoughts, feelings, emotions, through certain scent or smell? Now go to the following website to look for inspirations to create your own scent. Choose either 1 or 2 to answer in your own blog!
1. Sparkle your imagination through perfumery:
Visit the following two websites, an online perfume shop and a certain British brand of Perfumery. Look for the perfume or cologne that attracts you. While browsing the following samples of Cologne, look for what their tasting notes, that is, the top note, heart note, and base note is respectively. Then imagine what kind of atmosphere, image, or aura the scent is intended to evoke and incense. create a post under the title as “Making Senses of Scents” on your own blog and talk about which perfume, cologne, or eau de toilette attracts you and which you would like to give as a present to someone special. Note down the names, the major notes of the scent, the aura or impression they evoke or create, and the reason why you choose them for yourself and someone special. If possible, insert the image of the fragrance or set up a link to its image.
i. The Perfume Shop: http://www.theperfumeshop.com/
ii. click on the following picture for a perfume brand.
2. A Scent of My Own: Look for Inspirations and create a scent of your own!
Go to the following site and see how certain fragrance is created based on the impression of some artist’s life and work. After the viewing, thinking about what you would like to create for yourself as a unique olfactory signature of yourself. How would you like yourself to smell like?
We all have seen the paintings of Da Vinci, Picasso, and Van Gogh, but once you decide to present what you have seen in their works through colors of scent, what would you do? Take a look of the following examples, and imagine if they smell right and true to the artists.
Some Fun fact about the sense of smelling!
Now stir your imagination and create a scent of your own!
1. Google Search: “Quotation Mark”
Check how many hits and original text!
2. Collocation Explorer:
4. Cambridge Dictionary (Online)
6.Longman dictionary Online:
What do you consider to be beautiful? And how would you like to define the word “beauty”?
Search online for quotes on beauty that you find most close to what you think and list the reason why you choose the quotes. Post it as a comment to the title.
Even I don’t wake up looking like Cindy Crawford.
~ Cindy Crawford
It is great to know that even Cindy Crawford, one of the world top models, doesn’t look like what she appears on media. Her honesty gives a great relief to those who aspire to be as glamorous as her and are not granted the wish. Despite her frankness, Cindy is supposed to be far above the average even waking up in a messy look .
~ Joan Collins
This is exactly the reason why we need to cultivate inner beauty, which may last longer.
Another Lovely Quote:
Do you love me because I’m beautiful, or am I beautiful because you love me?
~ Oscar Hammerstein, II
“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder,” simply put.
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