The Land of Ice and Fire
The article on About.com, Geothermal Energy in Iceland by Ping Zhou demonstrates how this country utilizes its natural resources and basins to generate electricity, heating and make various tourist attractions.
The Great Mosque of Cordoba: A Masterpiece of Religious Architecture
Introduction The Great Mosque of Cordoba is considered to be one of the most significant and monumental expressions of Islamic rule in Spain. It does not only represent the Muslim faith but is also an ancestor of other mosques in al-Andalus.
Character Analysis in The Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler
Humankind seeks for security, desires stability and longs for predictable future for itself and its descendants. Unfortunately, for many people these desires and hopes are unlikely to ever be fulfilled.
Introduction Hurricanes sometimes can be devastating and develop over warm ocean waters around the equator; therefore, they are often referred to as tropical cyclones. Hurricanes are prevalent in the Caribbean because of the effect of both the Pacific and Atlantic oceans in which it is strategically configured.
The Broader Context of Disaster Recovery
Introduction Disasters strike when they are least expected, for instance, busting of pipes, malfunctioning of essential equipment, extreme and unprecedented weather from Mother Nature among others. Global climate change has contributed greatly to the occurrences of storms that are powerful and harmful, such as Hurricane Katrina, as well as Rita.