Research Paper On Solar Bicycle
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Filmmaker Vittorio de Sica's The Bicycle Thief
This 16 page paper is an in-depth examination of Vittorio de Sica’s Italian neorealist film Ladri di biciclette (1948), based on the novel by Luigi Bartolini. This is also known as The Bicycle Thief in the US and the Bicycle Thieves in the UK. The film is examined in terms of its’ cinematic detail, looking at the general approach to the film with the style and values of neo-realism, followed by the more specific detail of the films scenes, including filming techniques, the use of cameras, locations actors and the framing of social issues within the film. The bibliography 4 sources.
Website on the History of Antique Telephones
(5 pp) This discussion explores a website
concerning antique telephones. Yet the material
that is presented at the site
(www.museumphones.com), tells more of a story, and
the memories that first telephones bring back to
us. Creative visual included of lineman on bicycle.
Legacy of Artist Pablo Picasso
(5 pp) If there is any artist who epitomizes the
genius of our century, it is Picasso. Long-lived,
endlessly inventive, prolific in his production,
wanton in his sexual appetites as well as his
artistic creation, an alchemist who could
transmute the handlebars of a bicycle into the
horns of a bull with a single gesture - there seems
to have been no limit to his talents.
4 specific works are discussed. Bibliography lists
Injury and Safety Impacts of Bicycle Helmet Laws
A 6 page reviews of the history and impact of laws mandating the use of helmets for bicyclists. Bicycle helmet laws are quite controversial not only within the U.S. but also in other areas of the world (especially in Australia, Canada, Finland, Iceland, and New Zealand) where they have been implemented. Many debate the quest of just how effective they are in improving safety and reducing injuries. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
Climate Change and Technology
This 10 page paper looks at the potential for technology to be used to help with the international problem of climate change and global warming. The paper assessing the problem of climate change and outlines some of the potential causes and then looks at a range of ways technology, including biotechnology, can help alleviate some of the issues associated with climate change. The technologies considered include forms of carbon sequestration including ocean iron fertilization and alternatives fuel sources, including ethanol and solar energy. The bibliography cites 15 sources.