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The Fossil Hunter by Shelley Emling (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.2MB Overview: At a time when women were excluded from science, a young girl made a discovery that marked the birth of paleontology and continues to feed the debate about evolution to this day. Mary Anning was only twelve years old when, in 1811, she discovered the first dinosaur skeleton--of an ichthyosaur--while fossil hunting on the cliffs of Lyme Regis, England. Until Mary's incredible discovery, it was widely believed that animals did not become extinct. The child of a...

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The Bluffer's Guide to Social Media by Susie Boniface(.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 400 kb Overview: Instantly acquire all the knowledge you need to pass as an expert in the world of social media. Know what to say, what not to say, what to post, what not to post, and what excuses to make if you don't know the difference between a tweet and a dweet, or even a retweet (which, any tweeple worth their salt will know is always called an RT). Never again confuse a LOL with an ROFL, a selfie with a shelfie, or Godwin's Law with the Streisand Effect. Bask in the...

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Beyond Anger: A Guide for Men by Thomas J. Harbin (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.6MB Overview: Men tend to express their anger differently than women do. Research shows men are often more violent and less willing to confront and deal with their emotions than women. Written by a psychologist who specializes in the treatment of male rage, Beyond Anger shows the angry - and miserable - man how to change his life and relationships for the better. This book helps men understand their anger by explaining what the specific symptoms of chronic anger are and by...

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Impossible Joyce: Finnegans Wakes by Patrick O'Neill (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 1.9 MB Overview: James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake has repeatedly been declared to be entirely untranslatable. Nonetheless, it has been translated, transposed, or transcreated into a surprising variety of languages – including complete renditions in French, German, Portuguese, Dutch, Japanese, and Korean, and partial renditions in Italian, Spanish, and a variety of other languages. Impossible Joyce explores the fascinating range of different approaches adopted by translators...

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The Soul of the First Amendment by Floyd Abrams (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 1.8 MB Overview: A lively and controversial overview by the nation’s most celebrated First Amendment lawyer of the unique protections for freedom of speech in America The right of Americans to voice their beliefs without government approval or oversight is protected under what may well be the most honored and least understood addendum to the US Constitution—the First Amendment. Floyd Abrams, a noted lawyer and award-winning legal scholar specializing in First Amendment...

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Food Truths from Farm to Table by Michele Payn (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 1.4 MB Overview: Don't believe everything you're told about food—most of it is highly misleading or completely untrue. Written by a farm and food advocate, this book identifies marketing half-truths and guides you through the aisles of the grocery store to simplify smart food shopping and restore your freedom to enjoy food. • Turns food confusion into clarity, enabling readers to have confidence regarding how to buy, prepare, and serve safe, healthy, and nourishing food •...

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Evolutionary Algorithms by Alain Petrowski et al. (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader, 3.49 mb Overview: Evolutionary algorithms are bio-inspired algorithms based on Darwin's theory of evolution. They are expected to provide non-optimal but good quality solutions to problems whose resolution is impracticable by exact methods. In six chapters, this book presents the essential knowledge required to efficiently implement evolutionary algorithms. Chapter 1 describes a generic evolutionary algorithm as well as the basic operators that compose it. Chapter 2 is devoted...

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Numberpedia by Herb Reich (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 704 kb Overview: What does the number 67 mean to you? Do you associate it with a year? After all, 1967 was the year The Beatles released both Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band and Magical Mystery Tour. It was also the year the first Super Bowl was held and in which Ernesto “Che” Guevara was executed. But maybe the year 1967 isn’t the first thing that comes to your mind. Maybe when you think about the number 67, you think of the . . . Age of George...

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The Devil Problem by David Remnick (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 2.2 MB Overview: Readers know from his now classic Lenin's Tomb that Remnick is a superb portraitist who can bring his subjects to life and reveal them in such surprising ways as to justify comparison to Dickens, Balzac, or Proust. In this collection, Remnick's gift for character is sharper than ever, whether he writes about Gary Hart stumbling through life after Donna Rice or Mario Cuomo, who now presides over a Saturday morning radio talk show, fielding questions from...

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The Rape of the Masters by Roger Kimball (.ePUB)

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Requirements: Any ePUB reader, 1.1mb Overview: Colleges and universities used to teach art history to encourage connoisseurship and acquaint students with the riches of our artistic heritage. But now, as Roger Kimball reveals in this witty and provocative book, the student is less likely to learn about the aesthetics of masterworks than to be told, for instance, that Peter Paul Rubens' great painting Drunken Silenus is an allegory about anal rape. Or that Courbet's famous hunting pictures are...

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Edible Ideologies by Kathleen Lebesco et al (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 904 kb Overview: Edible Ideologies argues that representations of food—in literature and popular fiction, cookbooks and travel guides, war propaganda, women’s magazines, television and print advertisements—are not just about nourishment or pleasure. Contributors explore how these various modes of representation, reflecting prevailing attitudes and assumptions about food and food practices, function instead to circulate and transgress dominant cultural ideologies....

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The First 100 Japanese Kanji by Eriko Sato (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 14.8 MB Overview: This is an invaluable study guide for learning basic Japanese characters. The first 100 Japanese Kanji is intended for beginning students, or experienced speakers who need to practice their written Japanese. Kanji are an essential part of the Japanese language and together with kana (hiragana and katakana) comprise the written component of Japanese. This book presents the kanji characters that are most commonly used. They have been carefully selected for...

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Adventures in Edible Plant Foraging by Karen Monger (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 16.8 MB Overview: Purchasing vegetables and leafy greens can become rather pricy. Moreover store-bought greens often contain unhealthy pesticides and chemicals that can be harmful to your health. Foraging for wild plants is a cost effective and healthy alternative. Harvested wild plants are cheaper, and much healthier with a significantly higher nutritional value than what you typically purchase in grocery stores contain. On top of that, harvesting your own plants will force...

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The Business Of Writing by Jennifer Lyons (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 846 kb Overview: Whether you’re unclear on what to expect from your first book deal or just a little puzzled by your editor’s whims, The Business of Writing is the book for you. In it, literary agent and publishing veteran Jennifer Lyons empowers aspiring and experienced writers with everything they need to know about the business of selling books, from publicity to legal and financial aspects of the trade. A senior agent for seventeen years before opening her own...

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Writing Hard Stories by Melanie Brooks (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader | 476 kb Overview: Some of the country’s most admired authors—including Andre Dubus III, Mark Doty, Marianne Leone, Michael Patrick MacDonald, Richard Blanco, Abigail Thomas, Kate Bornstein, Jerald Walker, and Kyoko Mori—describe their treks through dark memories and breakthrough moments and attest to the healing power of putting words to experience. What does it take to write an honest memoir? And what happens to us when we embark on that journey? Melanie Brooks sought...

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The Fuzzy & the Techie by Scott Hartley (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.42 MB Overview: A leading venture capitalist offers surprising revelations on who is going to be driving innovation in the years to come Scott Hartley first heard the terms fuzzy and techie while studying political science at Stanford University. If you majored in the humanities or social sciences, you were a fuzzy. If you majored in the computer sciences, you were a techie. This informal division has quietly found its way into a default assumption that has misled the...

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Cop Under Fire by David Clarke Jr. (.ePUB)(.AZW3)

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Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 1.25 MB Overview: America has become increasingly divided and polarized in recent years. With growing racial tension, animosity toward law enforcement professionals, government corruption, and disregard for the constitutional process, there seems to be no easy answer in sight. But Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke knows where we must begin: we must stop blaming others; look at our problems with open eyes; take ownership of our family, community, and country; and...

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Methodology of the Oppressed by Chela Sandoval (.PDF)

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Requirements: Any PDF Reader, 1.7MB Overview: In a work with far-reaching implications, Chela Sandoval does no less than revise the genealogy of theory over the past thirty years, inserting what she terms "U.S. Third World feminism" into the narrative in a way that thoroughly alters our perspective on contemporary culture and subjectivity. What Sandoval has identified is a language, a rhetoric of resistance to postmodern cultural conditions. U.S liberation movements of the post-World War II era...

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Defending Battered Women on... by Elizabeth A. Sheehy (.PDF)

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Requirements: Any PDF Reader, 2.6MB Overview: In the landmark Lavallee decision of 1990, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that evidence of "battered woman syndrome" was admissible in establishing self-defence for women accused of killing their abusive partners. This book looks at the legal response to battered women who killed their partners in the fifteen years since Lavallee. Elizabeth Sheehy uses trial transcripts and a detailed case study approach to tell, for the first time, the stories of eleven...

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The Case for Impeachment by Allan J. Lichtman (.ePUB)+

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Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 1.2MB Overview: Professor Allan J. Lichtman, who has correctly forecasted thirty years of presidential outcomes, makes the case for impeaching the 45th president of the United States, Donald J. Trump In the fall of 2016, Distinguished Professor of History at American University Allan J. Lichtman made headlines when he predicted that Donald J. Trump would defeat the heavily favored Democrat, Hillary Clinton, to win the presidential election. Now, in clear, nonpartisan...

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Runes, Plain & Simple by Kim Farnell (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.2MB Overview: Runes are alphabet letters or characters that have been used for thousands of years as a form of communication and divination. This book, written by an authority on divination systems, shows readers how to make their own set of runes and how to interpret them. Included in this primer are: • 1.A brief overview of the runes, from Etruscan times to the present • 2.A summary of the myths and lore that inform runic wisdom • 3.Definitions of the basic rune symbols •...

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The Cartoons That Shook the World by Jytte Klausen (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.8MB Overview: On September 30, 2005, the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten published twelve cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad. Five months later, thousands of Muslims inundated the newspaper with outpourings of anger and grief by phone, email, and fax; from Asia to Europe Muslims took to the streets in protest. This book is the first comprehensive investigation of the conflict that aroused impassioned debates around the world on freedom of expression, blasphemy, and the nature...

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Body Reading, Plain & Simple by Sasha Fenton (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.MB Overview: We all know that hands can reveal character and destiny, but what about other parts of the body? With this basic guide, learn how your body features can reveal health, relationship, and behavior attributes and how to spot these in others. Divination expert, Sasha Fenton covers the waterfront of body reading in 15 short accessible chapters. Topics covered include faces, heads, hands, eyes, teeth, nails, feet, colors, moles, and itches. Generously illustrated with...

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Palmistry, Plain & Simple by Sasha Fenton (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 5MB Overview: Our lives our in our hands, which provide clues to who we are, what we have been, and what might be. Just as a pebble thrown into the water creates ripples, so our thoughts create similar effects on our palms. This delightful and practical guide demonstrates how easy it is to read hands for fun and insight. The basic premise here is that our hands provide a glimpse of our personalities, health, strengths, and weaknesses and even what may happen to us in the...

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Guide, Your Own Business by John Winterson Richards (.ePUB)+

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Requirements: ePUB, MOBI or AZW3 Reader, 1.7MB Overview: From 'Liquid Assets' to the 'London Stock Exchange', and from 'Shareholders' to 'Supply and Demand', The Bluffer's Guide to Your Own Business contains everything you need to bluff your way to a successful entrepreneurial enterprise. Genre: Non-Fiction, Business, Guide Download link 1 Download link 2...

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The Bluffer's Guide to University by Rob Ainsley (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB, MOBI or AZW3 Reader, 1.3MB Overview: Instantly acquire all the knowledge you need to pass as an expert in the world of university. Never again confuse a Desmond with a Douglas, an MA (Oxon) or (Cantab) with a genuinely hard-earned Master's degree, a PhD with a DPhil, or a cleaning rota with a clean student flat (otherwise known as an oxymoron). Bask in the admiration of your fellow undergraduates as you pronounce confidently on the merits of an Erasmus MUNDUS exchange at the Pyongyang...

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Bluffer's Guide the Quantum Universe by Jack Klaff (.ePUB)+

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Requirements: ePUB, MOBI or AZW3 Reader, 1.4MB Overview: From 'gluons' to 'gravitons', and from 'certainty' to 'superstrings', here's all you need to know to sound all knowing. Genre: Non-Fiction, Guide Download link 1 Download link 2...

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The Bluffer's Guide to Sex by Rebecca Newman (.ePUB)+

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Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 1.8MB Overview: From 'contraception' to 'Casanova', and from 'pheremones' to 'fetishism', this work offers information that helps you to improve your position in any (social) intercourse. Genre: Non-Fiction, Guide Download link 1 Download link 2...

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The Bluffer's Guide to Opera by Keith Hann (.ePUB)+

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Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 1.9MB Overview: From 'legato' to 'vibrato', and from 'Bellini' to 'Rossini' The Bluffer's Guide to Opera contains all you need to know to hit the high notes. Genre: Non-Fiction, Guide Download link 1 Download link 2...

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The Bluffer's Guide to Surfing by Craig Jarvis (.ePUB)+

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Requirements: ePUB, MOBI or AZW3 Reader, 1.9MB Overview: From 'reefs' to 'retro surfers', and from 'full rail carving' to 'competitions', here's everything you need to know to keep your end up in and out of the ocean. Genre: Non-Fiction, Guide Download link 1 Download link 2...

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