Originally known as Weeghman Park, Wrigley Field was built in 1914. It is the second-oldest ballpark in the majors, established only 2 years after Boston’s Fenway Park in 1912. Weeghman Park was initially owned by Charles H. Weeghman and was known as the park for both the Federals and the Whales. The first Major League baseball game was held on April 23, 1914, with the Federals defeating Kansas City. The ballpark had a seating capacity of 14,000 fans, and it’s estimated to have cost over $250,000 to build.
College was an excellent experience for me. I made great friends, went to killer parties, and pulled some all-nighters that turned into all-weekenders. When my final semester came I was excited and ready to face the world as the super confident, intelligent and responsible adult my parents had modeled my entire life. I walked across the stage to many cheers and applause ready to conquer the world! I was in for a very rude, and abrupt awakening.
For many, the start of the new year is an opportunity to reorganize and refocus. In the digital era, there are a variety of applications for archiving, data tracking, content creation and team calibration. With so many different applications, more and more people are using their smart phones to organize their digital and physical documents. Most digital documents are easy to file away in the application of your choice, but even in 2017, physical document storage is still an issue. Most people have a box or folder full of old papers and receipts that need to be scanned or filed away. Over time, these documents start to degrade, making it impossible to read or reference any of the included information. There are several ways to combat the problem of paper clutter, but it starts with the company who printed that receipt, faxed over that invoice or mailed that contract. Most companies are printing documents with low quality inkjet toner cartridges. Using ink and toner of a lower standard leads to streaky, faded, and completely unusable documents.
Most people only consider nutrition and food preparation shortly before they eat. There are more that 160,000 fast food restaurants in North America with more that 44% of people frequenting these places weekly. With the business of our everyday lives, it’s becoming more and more difficult to prepare nutritious meals for ourselves and our families. There are several resources for advice on meal planning, the creative kitchen techniques, and sharing more dinners with your family; but what about the food left over after the meal? If you’re like most people, you’re not searching the internet for the latest leftovers recipe, but you may be searching for ideas to create a tasty new meal. By learning to use your leftovers, you can create a tasty new meal, save food and cut waste. Sounds perfect, doesn’t it?
For decades, people have watched movies and television shows about technology and its impact on the future. From flying cars to friendly robots, we can all observe the ways in which the future is quickly becoming the present. Over the last few years, home automation has emerged and taken over the mainstream market; bringing sophisticated skillsets to our homes. Leading the way in this new era of home automation is Amazon’s Echo. Known by most as Amazon Alexa, The Echo is a voice controlled speaker, home automation device and personal assistant. Most importantly, Amazon Alexa is smart. Over 4,000 skills have been added in just the past 90 days, and Amazon Alexa continues to expand its knowledge daily. Amazon allows other companies and individuals to integrate with the Amazon Alexa. Home automation company Crestron has integrated its systems with Amazon Alexa to create the home of the future.
Yoga is an ever growing practice adopted by many people. With the rapid growth of technology, people have access to instructional videos, rich web content and high quality websites that provide great information on yoga. Like many skills in modern society, there are large groups of people who teach themselves the practices and principles of yoga. Many people find it empowering to teach themselves new skills, but there are others who prefer taking formal classes. Even if you’ve been teaching yourself, you may find that you are ready to make a commitment and work towards the next level on your yoga journey.
The internet was conceptualized as a basic computer to computer connection in 1983. This primitive form of the internet is completely different from the internet we use today. Continuously connected smartphones, laptops and tablets have given everyone an opportunity to create a presence for themselves and their business online. While most people are aware of the ever growing popularity of personal blogs and websites, most people underestimate the power of personal branding and owning your name. There are over 876 million websites, with new websites being registered daily.
Landing pages have been growing in popularity over the last few years. Most popular in the mobile and application development genres, single image layouts use a large image to cover the entire webpage. Images are worth a thousand words, so using a large image to convey who you are and what you do goes a long way. The featured content or product is bold an immediately noticeable, conveying a very clear message to the visitor. Single image landing pages are unique from simply adding a traditional background image. The image selected for the landing page is a custom image with links and dynamic content. Displaying the most recent or best piece from your portfolio is an excellent way to draw visitors into your work, and by providing links and dynamic content, the call to action is apparent and easily accessible.
Learning to play the guitar is an aspiration for many people. The guitar is a very versatile instrument. It comes in different sizes, colors and styles. No matter what your favorite genre of music is, there is a style of guitar that will sound great. If you’re new to guitar or you’re just working to improve your skills; this guide will help you learn 6 of the easiest chords on the guitar.
No matter how much money you make, there is usually room to earn extra money. So many of us are missing the opportunity to achieve our travel, beauty, fitness or financial goals. It’s time to earn extra money, and achieve those goals! Here are 3 guaranteed ways to earn extra money, and do all the things you enjoy.
Mosslight by Kimberley Pittman Schulz uses nature to address some of the most common topics, such as life, death, and the beginning of time. She takes her readers on a journey through nature. This journey begins during her childhood. It is during this time she questions who she is and where she had come from. Her writing style encompasses theorist such as Horace, Shelley, and Coleridge. The structure of the book can be confusing in places, but it is overall affective in directing her readers. She attempts to answer the major questions of life through observing nature and describing that to the reader. Schulz believes that all questions can be answered through the observation of nature. It is through observing nature, whether it be animals or human instinct, we find our answers.
Language is defined as the human ability to acquire and use complex systems of communication, and a language is any specific example of such a system. To build upon this definition, Bowen uses Ludwig Wittgenstein’s idea that,“any sort of private language would render the so-called language meaningless”(57). Community is the necessary component for effective language and communication. This principle of language being directly dependent upon community implies that culture is also a key component of building effective communication. The variations in culture make the transference of language extremely difficult, even when ideas and kobjects can be correctly identified across a variety of languages. Websites such as the Urban Dictionary and English Club hope to bridge the gap between various communities and cultures. While these sites are useful for defining commonly used words, they don’t provide much insight into their origin, social use or appropriate context. Understanding a word socially is important for not only slang words, but for a mastery of a language. Read, read, live, live, there, their, they’re, to, too, two and many other words often cause confusion when learning English. These words can be easily translated, but there may be some issues when hearing them spoken aloud during conversation.
Existentialist and Science Fiction literature provide entertainment and guidance for a wide range of topics. These topics address social and humanity issues, and attempt to provide answers for difficult situations. Various theorists and literary critics have written compelling and informative works on the importance of Existentialism and Science Fiction. They explored these topic separately and judged them independently. Existentialism is regarded as dark literary form, with Science Fiction also regarded as dark, but in a less intimidating manner. Examining the research conducted on both genres, it could be concluded that these genres are related forms of literature and they serve a similar purpose. Comparative research shows more than some basic coincidences, but a more interdependent relationship between Existentialism and Science Fiction
In Bonhoeffer: Agent of Grace, Dietrich Bonhoeffer experiences extreme difficulty when he is faced with the decision of helping with the assassination of Hitler. This decision is particularly difficult for Bonhoeffer because he is pastor, and murder presents extreme moral conflicts. The choice he makes will affect not only himself but also his family. Bonhoeffer experiences a great deal of hesitation, but he eventually realizes the choice he must make. In making this choice he shows exemplary courage, faith, and loyalty.
Literature has presented writers of many different backgrounds and ideas. Until the last few centuries, many of the most prominent writers were male, or assumed a male alias. This limited the opportunities for a complete and accurate picture of society as reflected through literature. Pioneer writers such as Christine de Pisan, Aphra Behn, and Mary Wollstonecraft used literature to challenge feminine misconceptions, expose inequalities, and promote equal education opportunities; themes that remain prominent today.