Central Asia and Almaty

Almaty is the most interesting city in Kazakhstan. Until 1997 Almaty was the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan, which is presently informally recognized as a southern capital of republic. Almaty till now has kept itself those important capital qualities which were generated during its stay by the main center of republic. However, in spite

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Revenue Recognition Case

Revenue recognition is one of the most common issues that an auditor faces when working with companies. This is due to the differences in the products and services offered from companies to their customers. For example, revenue recognition for physical items is different than offered services where the company might be obligated to follow up

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Nothing to Envy Book Review

Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick follows the lives of six North Koreans who have experienced a great deal of hardship and turmoil living under one of the most notorious communist regimes. Throughout the years these North Koreans lived through the death of their great Kim Il-Sung, the rise to power of his successor Kim

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Arguing Against Television Addiction

Marie Winn classifies television watching as an addictive and destructive behavior, drawing similarities between it and the abuse of drugs and alcohol. On the surface, this claim seems justifiable and arguments can be made in its favor. However it is Winn’s equating television with drugs and alcohol that is ultimately the downfall of her argument,

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Arizona as Nazi state

Is Arizona turning into a Nazi state? There are a lot of people beginning to think so, due to the new Arizona Senate Bill 1070. Many feel it is threatening the community with the possibility of racial and ethnic profiling. “Governor Jan Brewer of Arizona signed the nation’s toughest bill on illegal immigration into a

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Holidays in Spain

The history of Christmas starts over 4000 years ago. This christmas traditions were celebrated many time before Jesus was born. The 12 days of Christmas, the giving of gifts, singing songs while going from house to house, the parties, and going to the church. Since old times, the Spanish people have celebrated the coming of

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Hypersomnia

There are two main categories of hypersomnia: primary hypersomnia (sometimes called idiopathic hypersomnia) and current hypersomnia (sometimes called recurrent primary hypersomnia). Both are by the same signs and symptoms. Hypersomnia, or excessive sleepiness, is a condition in which a person has trouble staying awake during the day. People who have hypersomnia can fall asleep at

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Is a College a Good Investment?

Every spring, some high school seniors and their parents are anxious about college admission decision letter. Those students want to know where they will be for college. The other high school students aren’t going to college. They are trying to find jobs. People make different decisions, but is a college education a good investment? As

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