How To Avoid RAID Disk Failure

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dfaDisk failure can lead to various problems with not only your computer, but also it’s most important contents: your data. To avoid disk failure, it is very important to take some important steps in order to prevent your valuable data from disappearing from your rig. The most important thing when you’re talking about HP ProLiant disk failure is that these failures are unpredictable. Learn to take some important measures to avoid these negative events. The first thing you should do to avoid HP ProLiant disk failure is to ensure the safety of the environment into which your computer has been…

Sending Your Kid To Camp: Good Tips For Picking A Spot

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Sending your kids to camp is a great way to help them grow as individuals. It also can give you a break, which ain’t so bad, now is it? But, there are things to look for when you’re choosing an activity camp for your kid. Each state has its own camping association. These are governing bodies that demand specific standards for camping. You should make sure that any camp you’re considering is accredited by the provincial association. Each association also puts out a guide that can be very useful for parents of first-time campers. In addition to a complete list…

Respect The Opponent, Make The Change

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Environmentalism is no longer a spectator sport,” says environmental activist Lou Gold, and we students of the 2010s emphatically agree with this statement. We are the generation of environmental custodians, the generation that must actively confront the environmental devastation willed to us by our predecessors. nwfAs the program coordinator of GREEN, the environmental action organization at the University of Richmond, I firmly believe that our future hinges upon the recognition of the impacts of our actions. At GREEN, we believe that global society is interconnected and that the change we create here creates change everywhere. It is far too easy…

Causes Of HP ProLiant And Dell PowerEdge Disk Failure

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Disk failure is very common now especially as the life cycle of many businesses computers come to an end.. If we talk about disk failure, then it is important to note that all the big hard drive companies design their hard disks in such a way that causes the minimum risk of failure. But sometimes because of negligence or even aging hardware, failures can occur. These tend to cause major data losses, which can be very harmful to a company’s bottom line. server-drive-failuresSometimes the hard disk faces external harmful factors such as severe physical damage by heat or humidity. Sometimes…

Activism With A Capital ‘A’

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awacaWhen I first applied to be part of the SAVE (Student Action for a Viable Earth) Tour I never quite envisioned myself getting up on stage and doing a rap song. But I realize as we travel to high schools across Canada that there are a lot of ways to hook students’ interest in activism and social change. So if it takes expanding my musical horizons from usual range of classic rock to dispell the common attitude among young people that little can be done about the state of the world, then I’m all for it. After all, the popular…

Environmental Groups Need More Diversity

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egcdThe lack of representation of people of color in recognized student environmental groups (which most people will associate with predominantly white campuses) can be attributed to many factors, including recruitment and publicity. Who does the campus environmental group reach out to or work with in coalition? Like often attracts like, and so if the group begins as predominantly of a specific race, the tendency to remain racially homogeneous is great. As an individual, woman and a person of color, my experience in working with a predominantly white local campus group was one of discomfort. My frustration was not only due…

Sometimes, You’ve Got To Stand Up

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eaBelleville Township High School East in suburban St. Louis is not exactly a bastion of environmental awareness. We had an “ecology club” but my when my parents could not afford the 75 bucks they required for a wilderness weekend in Canada, I gave up on the environment for the time being. Instead, I decided I would either be the next Emily Dickinson or the first woman major league baseball player. But when I got to college I got mad. There were so many problems with this country and the world, and I felt powerless to change anything. St. Louis University,…

The Plastics Industry – Hurting America For Decades

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piThree days shy of Easter 1991, the high priests of plastics packaging gathered to present their own version of the resurrection story. Stung by environmental criticisms of their industry, they proclaimed that milk jugs, foam cups and egg cartons would no longer remain entombed in landfills for centuries to come. Instead, plastic packaging would rise again through the modern-day miracle of recycling. “Nationwide plastics recycling will be second nature to a majority of Americans in only a few short years,” said John Pepper, president of Procter & Gamble (P&G), as he unveiled a “Blueprint for Plastics Recycling” at a press…

Worrying Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Neurotic

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wdnI’m a worrier, from a long line of Women Worriers. Around my neck, I wear the mascot of my ancestry: a clawshaped charm said to ward off the evil eye. A gift from Mom, of course. She worries most about freak disasters, like a hurricane blowing away her house. “If we’re still here next year” is a favorite conversational opener. My ruminations are usually more grounded: We’re not saving enough for college. Why do the kids prefer Happy Meals to mine? But when I really get going, I can embroider fantastic tapestries of worry. Like last summer, when I convinced…

Handguns – The Debate Rages Forever

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handgunsA shocking number of violent crimes–more than a million a year–are committed by people carrying handguns. Now a new hid before Congress promises a way to keep us ad safer. Can it work? Go ahead: Guess how many hand guns are In circulation in the United States right now. Seven million? Seventeen million? Try 77 million. But that’s not all. Close to two million new ones are manufactured and added to the marketplace each year. Why? Guns are in demand. Guns make money–it’s a nine-billion-dollar-year industry. And guns kill people. Of course, the tenet of the National Rifle Association (NRA)…