Category: Nonfiction

The Modern Scandinavian: Themes, Structures & Plans in an Increasingly Popular Chess Opening

The Scandinavian protection is more and more well liked by membership and net gamers. one could examine simply because there's quite little conception and as soon as White has performed 1.e4 he can't stay away from Black uncorking the Scandinavian. This e-book is the long-awaited translation of a German bestseller thought of by way of many to be the easiest e-book ever at the Scandinavian. It doesn't pay attention to theoretical traces yet at the structural principles that govern this establishing. easy strategic subject matters, how pawn constructions dictate plans of assaults, which tactical motifs you could count on in yes ordinary positions, that's what this ebook is set. you'll the right way to outplay your opponent with good and comparatively easy-to-learn strikes.

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The Vow: The True Events that Inspired the Movie

By Kim Carpenter, Dana Wilkerson

Life as Kim and Krickitt wood worker knew it used to be shattered past attractiveness on November 24, 1993. months after their marriage, a devastating motor vehicle ruin left Krickitt with a huge head damage and in a coma for weeks.

When she eventually aroused from sleep, she had no notion who Kim used to be. with out recollection in their dating and whereas Krickitt skilled character alterations universal to those that endure head accidents, Kim learned the lady he had married basically died within the coincidence.

And but, opposed to all odds, yet throughout the universal religion in Christ that sustained them, Kim and Krickitt fell in love over again. even supposing Kim stood via Krickitt in the course of the darkest occasions a husband can ever think, he insists, “I’m no hero. I made a vow.”

Now on hand in exchange paper with a brand new bankruptcy and photograph insert, The Vow is the genuine tale that encouraged the foremost movie of a similar identify starring Rachel McAdams (The Notebook), Channing Tatum (Dear John), Sam Neill (Jurassic Park), and Academy Award winner Jessica Lange.

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RFID for Libraries: A Practical Guide (Chandos Information Professional Series)

By M. Paul Pandian

Many sleek applied sciences provide the effect that they by some means paintings by means of magic, rather once they function instantly and their mechanisms are invisible. A know-how referred to as RFID (Radio Frequency Identification), that's quite new, has precisely this attribute. Librarians all over the place are heavily observing RFID know-how. Advances over utilizing bar codes on library fabrics, RFID tags are being touted to be able to noticeably remodel how library fabrics are dealt with. however it is pricey. The tags are liable to put on and tear and the expertise isn't absolutely constructed. it is doubtful what kind of go back on funding (ROI) it presents. whereas it's normal for libraries to now have details expertise services inside their firms, RFID might seem unusual. RFID for Libraries: a pragmatic advisor examines what RFID expertise is and the way it really works. The publication studies the improvement of laptop know-how and its results on library operations during the last couple of a long time. extra exam gains the functions of RFID expertise in libraries. An evaluation of present implementations in libraries and the teachings learnt presents feedback to beat the problems confronted. Concluding chapters check out the longer term to determine what advancements could be attainable with RFID in libraries. profiting from the wealthy event the writer has received in the course of fresh implementation of RFID established process for his library and the real identify aids the library and knowledge neighborhood in realizing RFID expertise from a library perspective.

  • Written by means of a librarian who has lately carried out the RFID method for his library
  • Comprehensive evaluate of accessible RFID structures for libraries
  • Step by way of step guidance for winning implementation of RFID platforms within the library

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Loneliness: Human Nature and the Need for Social Connection

By John T. Cacioppo

“One of crucial books in regards to the human to seem in a decade.”―Daniel Gilbert, writer of Stumbling on Happiness

collage of Chicago social neuroscientist John T. Cacioppo unveils his pioneering study at the startling results of loneliness: a feeling of isolation or social rejection disrupts not just our pondering talents and should energy but additionally our immune structures, and will be as harmful as weight problems or smoking. a mix of organic and social technology, this booklet demonstrates that, as members and as a society, we have now every thing to achieve, and every thing to lose, in how good or how poorly we deal with our desire for social bonds.12 illustrations

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Advanced Taekwondo (Tuttle Martial Arts)

By Scott Shaw

Taekwondo is outlined as a hard-style approach of the martial arts— with penetrating kicks and punches, and forceful linear assaults. committed practitioners understand that complex education capacity not just striving to grasp thoughts, but additionally constructing a deeper figuring out of the heritage, philosophy, and ideas on the middle of this martial art.

In Advanced Taekwondo, Scott Shaw provides an in-depth examine the total paintings of Taekwondo—from the underlying philosophies that force the recommendations and techniques to suggestion on learning easy and complex options primary to the paintings. Chapters include:

• An in-depth examine the origins and philosophies of Taekwondo
• dialogue and tips about studying crucial techniques
• Illustrated poomse sequences, together with the Taeguek types and Black Belt forms

With over four hundred illustrations and distinct guideline from a number one instructor within the box, even the main skilled black belts can enjoy the classes during this e-book. Scott Shaw is without doubt one of the world's so much prolific proponents of the Korean martial arts. He started education in hapkido and taekwondo as a tender boy and this present day holds grasp teacher certification in either. he's a regularly released contributor to martial arts magazines and has authored a couple of books, together with Hapkido: Korean artwork of Self–Defense.

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Lightroom 4 Par La Pratique

By Gilles Theophile

Cet ouvrage est une nouvelle édition entièrement revue et
augmentée du best-seller de Gilles Theophile, Lightroom three par
la pratique. Exclusivement construit sur des études de cas
concrètes, il s'adresse aux photographes amateurs et
professionnels qui veulent maîtriser Lightroom en apprenant
"par l'image". Du développement ou de l'importation des
images au catalogage, des premières retouches (notamment
grâce aux outils de correction de los angeles tonalité très améliorés dans
cette v4), de l'impression à los angeles diffusion sur web en passant
par los angeles création d'un livre photograph ou d'une galerie internet, des outils
de géocalisation au traitement des vidéos matters des boîtiers
photo... En une cinquantaine d'exercices détaillés étape par
étape, ce livre répond aux besoins des débutants en traitement
numérique comme aux attentes des photographes plus
expérimentés qui cherchent à aller plus loin dans' leur maîtrise
du logiciel, pour gagner en créativité et en productivité grâce
au flux de travail proposé par Lightroom four. DVD-Rom Pour
un apprentissage encore plus pratique, les fichiers de l. a. plupart
des exercices du livre sont disponibles sur le DVD-Rom offert
avec l'ouvrage.

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Chernobyl (Perspectives on Modern World History)

By David Nelson

From university Library Journal
Grade 7 Up—This quantity features a wealth of suitable details representing many viewpoints of the present discussions surrounding the 1986 catastrophe on the Chernobyl nuclear strength plant in Ukraine, which resulted in an reliable demise toll of fifty six humans. each one article, skillfully drawn from multinational secondary resources, presents researchers with an admirable base for reviews. bankruptcy one presents the historic heritage of the catastrophe, together with Chernobyl's leader engineer Grigori Medvedev's piece at the "Soviet fable of Safety" and Richard Hudson's exam of the disaster's influence at the fiscal decline of the Soviet Union. bankruptcy deals lucid discussions of the "Controversies Surrounding the Chernobyl Disaster." subject matters contain the level of radiation publicity, its effect at the surrounding electorate and surroundings, and the relative hazards of nuclear power. remarkable is Richard Fitzgerald's comparability of the Chernobyl incident and the 1979 partial meltdown at 3 Mile Island in Pennsylvania. bankruptcy 3 is created from compelling, firsthand bills of the employees, liquidators, and contributors from the group of Pripyat who witnessed and proceed to dwell with the long term results of the catastrophe. alongside the way in which, a couple of well-chosen, colourful photographs and sidebars on similar themes customize what's a compelling account of the Soviet environmental and human tragedy

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Archetypes: Who Are You?

By Caroline Myss

     have you questioned why you're attracted to definite humans, rules, or products and became off by way of others? Are you always trying to find whatever you can’t placed your finger on, or brooding about no matter if you're dwelling a existence that really fits?
     In Archetypes, long island occasions best-selling writer Caroline Myss delves into the realm of archetypes, which were the topic of her paintings for greater than 25 years. Archetypes are common styles of habit that, as soon as found, assist you greater comprehend your self and your home on the earth. in brief, figuring out your archetypes can remodel your life.
     in the pages of this booklet, Myss writes approximately ten fundamental archetypes that experience emerged in today’s society: the Caregiver, the Artist/Creative, the Fashionista, the highbrow, the insurgent, the Queen/Executive, the recommend, the Visionary, the Athlete, and the religious Seeker. In every one bankruptcy, she explains one person archetype, displaying the way it has advanced after which in attention-grabbing aspect lays out the original features, the defining graces, the existence demanding situations, and different details that can assist you comprehend when you are a part of this archetype family members and if this is the case, how one can totally faucet into its strength. She additionally deals tips and functional recommendation on how one can totally have interaction along with your archetypes.
     studying which archetypes top describe you is simply the start. you could then use this data to make extra awake judgements approximately every little thing from careers to relationships, fending off universal pitfalls of your character variety whereas enjoying up your strengths. the result's a happier, extra actual you. It’s by no means too past due to alter your existence by means of embracing your archetypes to the fullest.
     So are you a insurgent? An Artist? A Visionary? sign up for us . . . and locate yourself.

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Beyond Buds: Marijuana Extracts—Hash, Vaping, Dabbing, Edibles and Medicines

By Ed Rosenthal, David Downs

Beyond Buds is a instruction manual to the way forward for marijuana. Prohibition’s finish has resulted in a technological revolution that’s generated strong drugs and items containing nearly 0 cancer causing agents and little smoke. Marijuana icon Ed Rosenthal and top hashish reporter David Downs consultant readers throughout the most sensible new patron items, and reveal how one can make and use the most secure, cleanest extracts. Beyond Buds information how award-winning artisans make hash and concentrates, and comprises glossy recommendations using dry ice and CO2. The publication is a primer on making kief, water hash, tinctures, topicals, edibles, and different extracts from hashish leaves, trim, and bud bits, and it is going directly to discover and simplify the extra unique and classy marijuana-infused items, reminiscent of butane hash oil (BHO), shatter, wax, and budder. extra advanced than lighting fixtures a joint, those cutting edge items demand new components — unique pipes, dabbing instruments, and vaporizers — all of that are reviewed and pictured within the ebook. Beyond Buds expands on Rosenthal’s past booklet Ask Ed: Marijuana Gold: Trash to Stash. thoroughly up to date with full-color pictures which are either “how-to” courses and eye sweet, this ebook permits not just the health-conscious toker but in addition the ground line–driven cultivator.

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How to Date in a Post-Dating World

By Diane Mapes

Taking over the place Emily publish and leave out Manners left off, Diane Mapes counsels the dating-distressed on today’s new principles of courtship. This shrewdpermanent, savvy etiquette advisor addresses either nuts-and-bolts questions (Who asks? Who can pay? Who makes the 1st name? Who brings out the condoms?) in addition to the extra complicated points of contemporary romance (Do i actually have to inform my new female friend that I had her investigated?). suggestion, behavioral examples, and relationship horror tales are gleaned from a couple of resources, together with singles, psychologists, students, authors, etiquette specialists, dating coaches, and the main well-mannered humans on the earth, Southern girls and homosexual males. From the way to stay away from relationship a serial killer to what to do at a snuggle half, the way to Date offers unmarried women and men, homosexual and immediately, with a step by step street map for navigating today’s romantic quicksand with humor, grace, and aplomb.

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