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R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots) & THE ROBBER: Two Plays by Karel Čapek By Karel Čapek, Voyen Koreis (Translator and Editor)
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Karel Čapek (1890-1938) – the Czech dramatist, novelist and journalist. R.U.R. (1921) has made the author internationally famous, perhaps even immortal. The word “Robot” (from... More > the Czech robota, meaning drudgery), which has since been adopted by practically all languages, appears here for the first time. What is today classified as Science Fiction, in Čapek’s days was known as Utopia, and the author used this genre for making weighty social commentaries. After nearly a century, the play has withstood the test of time; the Robot’s revolt and its consequences could for instance be seen as a warning against giving the scientists a free hand in pursuit of genetic research, no matter how noble and beneficial the aims might appear to be. This is a new English translation. The Robber (1920) is essentially a romantic comedy, with some dramatic twists. The play, Čapek‘s favourite, is still enormously popular with the Czech audiences. This is believed to be the first English translation.< Less
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Dyslexia in Adult Education: Questions and Answers By denis lawrence
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This book sets out to answer common questions regarding dyslexia. It should prove to be a valuable source of reference for adult students with dyslexia as well as for their tutors and lecturers.... More > Dyslexia has traditionally been controversial with many different definitions and explanations of its origin. The situation today has changed radically. There is now genetic and biological evidence for the existence of dyslexia and this research is outlined in the book. As a result of the burgeoning research dyslexia has now become an official category of disability. Consequently, most adult students with dyslexia receive appropriate practical and emotional support with many achieving highly in academia. Tutors and lecturers will find helpful the chapters explaining the origins of dyslexia as well as its current definition. Included in this book are also a description of tests used to assess dyslexia and how to interpret the psychological report. Societal attitudes towards dyslexia are also discussed.< Less
Live Online Chess: Social Features & Downsides By Jose Fadul
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The hardback edition of the book featuring social network analysis of live rated online chess games of various players (including high- and middle-strength software) from different time zones and... More > cultures around the world. Social features and downsides of real-time online chess are illustrated such as social magnetism, gambling, anonymity and use of pseudonyms, Jewish nationalism, Lesbian-Gay-Bisexual-Transgender (LGBT) issues, Islamophobia, social stratification and mobility, etc. Annotations and post-game discussions dwell on responsible participation and civil discourse using live online chess games as medium. The book shows live online chess as a test case for us as an international/transnational group to think about how we can live in a socially-differentiated society, where its members subscribe to a plurality of forms of knowledge arising from considerably different environments, experiences and genetic makeup.< Less
The Topashaw Bottom Terrorists By Anita Havens
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An ancient deadly disease, a cocky, young FBI agent desperate to stop a terrorist plot, and a beautiful, brilliant scientist caught in the middle--A quaint, southern college town may seem the least... More > likely place to harbor a terrorist threat—a genetically engineered virus that could wipe out civilization as we know it. But when renowned scientist Dr. Abdul Khan vanishes along with a supply of the hybrid virus used to make smallpox vaccine, FBI Agent Colton Stillwater fears the worst. As he races against time to locate the terrorist cell, he becomes involved with Deana Cole, Khan’s beautiful, brilliant graduate assistant. But when her involvement makes her a target, protecting her becomes even more important to Stillwater than stopping the terrorists. The stakes are high, and both Deana and Stillwater will be tested—and ultimately forced to weigh their feelings for each other against the fate of the free word.< Less
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GAIN 5-6 POUNDS OF MUSCLE MASS IN 14 DAYS By Dennis Weis
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“Gain 5-6 Pounds Of Muscle Mass In 14 Days” . . .Opens The Door To Powerful ‘Time-Tested’ Bodybuilding Secrets: Strange (But Powerful) Tips, Tricks & Techniques For... More > Solving Many Of Your Problems Of Gaining Muscle Mass!!! Here’s some of what’s revealed in the easy to understand and easy to put into action Gain 5-6 Pounds Of Muscle Mass In 14 Days… 19-Extreme (Anabolic) Overfeeding Nutrition Action Steps The 14 Day Extreme ‘Rapid Response’ Myofibril-Mitochondria Zone Workout Plan 15 Extreme (Anabolic) Muscle Mass Training Action Steps Power Matrix 4-Set Pyramid 5-Set Anabolic Trigger Workout 15 Day Intensity Manipulation Chart Infinitely Variable 23 Week Phase Period Training + Soviet Super-Position Training Hard Gainer Genetic Lottery Code Breakers-14 Factors Which Can Hinder Gaining Muscle Mass & Strength And The Dominating Solutions Order Now And Start Building New Muscle Mass Right Away With One Of The Most Credible And Effective Launch Point Training Systems On Earth!< Less
The "People Power" Disability - Serious Illness - Senior Citizen Superbook: Book 6. Special Education 1 (Mentally & Physically Disabled Children At School, Autism) By Tony Kelbrat
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There are several ways to have a limited ability to think: Born that way by genetics as with Down's Syndrome. Born that way by mother's bad habits as with fetal alcohol syndrome. Get hit in the... More > head, traumatic brain injury, concussion. Stress of life. Substance abuse, prescription drugs that alter brain chemistry Chemicals in ordinary objects like aspartame, lead, mercury, etc. Electro-magnetic waves Self-delusion, people get depressed, think too much, etc. My main purposes in writing this book are: To find all the conventional knowledge about mental challenges as I could and centralize it here. It is evident when a child is born with down syndrome or his or her performance seems slower than normal but everything else is someone's opinion as with autism spectrum disorders and learning disabilities. People who diagnose these so-called disorders have no specific test that can with certainty say they have this disorder therefore need this drug.< Less
The Unofficial Guide to Having a Baby by Ann Douglas and John R. Sussman By Ann Douglas
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week-by-week pregnancy tips, The Unofficial Guide™ to Having a Baby gives savvy parents-to-be like you a foolproof appraisal of what works and what doesn’t--revealing things even your... More > doctor won’t (or can’t) tell you, with unbiased recommendations that are not influenced by any company, product, or organization. * Vital Information that other sources can’t or won’t reveal--including the very latest research on prenatal and genetic testing. * Insider Secrets on how to weather the physical and emotional highs and lows of pregnancy, with tips on health, exercise, sex, and career management. * Money-Saving Tips that help you save on baby gear and maternity wear. * The Latest Trends in new childbirth methods, including Doula care, pain management, and alternative birthing options. * Handy Checklists and Charts to track your baby’s development, identify potentially dangerous medications and drugs, and record the milestones in your pregnancy.< Less
Evalyn and Bolder's Unnatural Investigations - Book Two: Mind Games By Griffen Price
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Almost seventy years ago, Dr. Heim tested twelve metahuman abilities on twenty-four men and women: these people were the "Subjects." They escaped the laboratories holding them and soon had... More > children who would possess and pass on their extraordinary power: Genetically Eccentric Organisms. A few months ago, this top-secret company called Haven swooped into the lives of my friend and I, told us all of this history and that we are G.E.O.s ! Nothing's been the same since! We were trained to control our abilities and now Evalyn and I are partner agents (well, Initiates) working for The Haven Corporation. We recruit and train other G.E.O.s just like us, lock up the bad ones, and keep a general lid on the bizarre scientific anomalies of the everyday world. So, it shouldn't have seemed too weird when we got an urgent letter from the Company sending us to Maryland on the trail of a missing doctor. Funny how things can go wrong, though... My name is Bolder Commons. This is my story.< Less