We’re living in an age of unprecedented human connectivity. Technology unites and interrupts us; it relays news, depicts worldwide photos, and shrinks the distances between our relationships.... More > We tune into events elsewhere, witnessing the experiences of others unfolding in real time. Our communications paradigm has shifted and, with it, the interactions of our immediate environments have evolved.
Published in partnership with Social Media Week and Nokia, curated by Toby Daniels and Craig Hepburn and edited by Caroline McCarthy, On! The Future of Now is a collection of essays and personal stories from leading thinkers in tech, media, and entrepreneurship that provides insight into how social media and technology have impacted their lives and their work.
Proceeds from the sale of On! The Future of Now will go to support charity: water's clean water projects in the developing world.< Less
AstrologyKRS is the first magazine published by Kapiel Raaj which gives detailed analysis of career and destiny seen through Vedic Astrology. Although it's a magazine with collection of articles it's... More > not based on subscription rather each edition is a separate book because we do not know if another edition will be published. In this magazine/book you will get to study horoscopes of real people with real careers. The magazine also contains most unique articles by masters of Vedic Astrology gurus. The articles range from subject like nakshatras, Jamini updasha, details of houses and yes career/passion. This is the most unique Vedic astrology magazine ever presented.< Less
The collected first chapter of the Dire Destiny webcomic. Three outcasts must make their way through a world in the midst of it's own dark age. Eric the Wolf, Kells the Liar, and Nyssa of the Wood... More > come together in a community gripped by a crisis that those in power cannot stop. Will they be able to find and answer in time? Written by Robert Kendzie and drawn by Mikolaj Ostapiuk. Includes a perviously unpublished short story. The adventure continues at www.diredestiny.com< Less
This bilingual version, abbreviated, of the story of the arrival of the Mother of the Americas, the Virgin of Guadalupe, is written and illustrated all inb color for children and for those who want... More > to know: just who is OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE?
In 32 pages the story of Juan Diego and his meeting with the Mother of God in 1531 who appeared to him as a 'meztizo' indian woman is told. Her love for the poor and the faithful is shown in her words and in what she asked of Juan Diego. Obedient and patient, Juan followed through with her directives. He died in 1548, as honorably and as well as he lived.
He is Mexico's first Native American Canonized Saint.< Less
This is the Elementary Algebra textbook used by the Department of Mathematics in their Math 380 course at College of the Redwoods, Eureka, California.
Errata and Individual chapter and solutions are... More > available at:
There is so much more to the life and ministry of the prophet Elijah than fire coming down from Heaven. Alicia Marks invites you to join her on an exciting six-week study of Elijah and discover how... More > the examples of selflessness, obedience, boldness, an intimate prayer life and an eternal perspective found in the book of First Kings can revolutionize your spiritual walk.< Less
Looking for a simple path to start your retirement planning strategies?
This book contains five straightforward concepts that can help you plan for retirement. It can also help you find ways to... More > protect your retirement nest egg against forces like market fluctuations, inflation, and income taxes.
This short book is packed full of exciting concepts, tips, and questions to help you get started down the path to the retirement you’ve always wanted.< Less
"Oh, What Is The Time?" takes you through the day of a little boy. He rises with the alarm clock, eats his breakfast, goes to school, plays in the afternoon, and eats dinner before going to... More > bed - all while he is learning how to tell time. With Kent's rhythm and rhymes, "Oh, What Is The Time?" is the perfect read for children of any age - particularly those learning the concept of time.< Less
It’s frustrating when competitors or colleagues win the promotion or the contract that was supposed to be yours—especially when you’re better and more qualified. Instead of... More > complaining, it’s time to ask a simple question: what exactly is it that they are doing different to give them an edge?
Author Rebecca Bonnington, a successful leadership coach and corporate trainer, believes that the answer to that simple question can give you a step-by-step approach to set yourself apart from competitors. With this guidebook to outshining your competition, you can learn how to
leverage core values to pick the career that’s right for you;
start with the end in mind in order to accomplish your goals; and
control emotions to help you think in purposeful ways.
Bonnington, who has coached hundreds of leaders and entrepreneurs throughout the world, helps you uncover both the obvious and the elusive and be better equipped to succeed in business and in life.< Less
I learned so many things from the patients and families I served. That learning is the essence of this book. My hope is that this book will help someone to become more comfortable with the role of... More > supporting those who might need their help. I have tried to list a few things I have learned that I hope will help you—whether you are visiting someone in the hospital, someone who has a terminal illness, or someone who has lost a loved one.< Less
This laboratory manual is intended to accompany the first semester of a university level course in physics that uses an algebra-based textbook. It begins with a review of the essential mathematics... More > needed for a successful experience in the physics course. Some of the experiments make use of Vernier sensors and software, while others use traditional laboratory equipment, for a variety of interesting learning experiences. The topics covered include vectors, kinematics, mechanics, simple harmonic motion, Archimedes' Principle, pressure, volume, temperature, specific heat and latent heat. Each experiment consists of an explanation, a detailed procedure, data pages, a report form, and homework. The manual contains an extensive appendix explaining the use and calibration of the Vernier equipment, video capture and analysis, statistical error analysis, the use of spreadsheets in data analysis, and the use of the vernier caliper.< Less
This laboratory manual is intended to accompany the second semester of a university level course in physics that uses a calculus-based textbook. A few of the experiments make use of Vernier sensors... More > and softward, while the others use traditional laboratory equipment, for a variety
of interesting learning experiences. The topics covered include pressure, volume, temperature, specific and latent heat, radioactive decay, electric and magnetic fields, electric circuits, the Wheatstone bridge, use of the oscilloscope, the tangent galvanometer, eletromagnetic induction, optical ray tracing, thin lenses, prism spectrometer, diffraction grating, and the use of LEDs to determine Planck's constant. Each experiment consists of a theory section, a detailed procedure, and thought-provoking questions to be included in the written lab report. The manual offers guidance on report writing and contains an extensive appendix with sections on statistical error analysis and the use of spreadsheets in data analysis.< Less
[Trade Paperback Edition] The need for creativity has never been greater. In fact, we chose the title, "Creativity Rising: Creative Thinking and Creative Problem Solving in the 21st... More > Century," to reflect this belief. If we are to live healthy, productive lives in this century we must develop the mind-set and the skill set for effectively responding to and initiating change. "Creativity Rising" is both a why-to and how-to guide to help you create your own future.
In this book we: explore the nature of creativity; debunk common myths about creativity; describe the rapid rise of change in the 21st century; and outline the time-tested Creative Problem Solving process, an approach to on-demand creativity.< Less
Understanding the symbols of the Nauvoo Temple has never been easier.
This easy-to-read volume is a great addition to any library, and the perfect companion on a stroll around the Temple.
Its... More > message is clear: Every stone testifies of Christ.< Less
Glue Language is as critically important as the textbook for teaching a second language. The elements in Glue Language (“glue drops”) are the supportive filler words, phrases, and... More > sentences required to “glue” the main teaching topics together in target language during a textbook lesson. These glue drops are essential in an immersion class, exposing students to vital words, phrases, and sentences far before they are addressed in a textbook. Glue Language thus supplies the “missing link” in second language learning and teaching. Additionally, the students are also enabled to assume the teacher’s role in teaching the Glue Language. Moreover, the scope of Student-Centered Learning may further be extended into textbook learning. Thus, Glue Language is the enabling tool for creating an immersion environment and for developing a winning Student-Centered immersion curriculum.< Less
What happens when you are admitted to the hospital as a patient, and the physician assigned to be your doctor has never seen you before and knows absolutely nothing about you?
Welcome to Medicine in... More > the 21st century, where the results of having a Hospitalist instead of your own doctor can be disastrous.
Specialist Dr. Aaron Bernstein enters the world of the Hospitalist firsthand when he confronts a schizophrenic patient who -- literally -- is a ticking time-bomb.< Less
Entreat Me Not To Leave Thee is a fictional story based on Bible history about Ruth and Boaz. All of the cities, villages, geography, and names of people can be found in the Bible. This is truly a... More > story that will hold the interest of all ages. Elimelech's family are a very close-knit, loving family. Ruth is an exceptional, young woman with great depths of character, and full of questions. Mahlon and Chilion are adventurous, loving, obedient sons. Everyone, especially your boys will enjoy Mahlon and Chilion's thrilling hunt with their father. Your hearts will feel Naomi's sorrow as she learns to accept God's will, and rejoice with her when her spirit is renewed. Most of the photographs were taken in Israel by the author and her husband as they traveled the world.< Less
Picking up where L. Frank Baum left off, would-be conqueror Queen Ann of Oogaboo has vowed to find her lost parents, missing for decades. Accompanying her are the Shaggy Man, a young dragon named... More > Moretomore, and a feisty group of volunteers eager for adventure!
This new expanded edition includes fully revised text, an exclusive new sequel novella, "Jodi in Oz," and the long-lost skit, "Another Adventure with Ann," performed at the 1988 Winkie Convention! Also included are new, never-before-seen illustrations along with the complete artwork of the out-of-print edition, for a total of 48 illustrations, and a brand new front and rear cover commissioned just for this edition!< Less
“Acadian Passage, a tale of flight and rendezvous, love and loss, is rich with detail. The story of Acadia and the beauty of the place are vividly drawn as the tale unfolds. Readers will savor... More > this seldom revisited corner of history, now brought to light.”
—Elizabeth Pomeroy, historian and author of John Muir, A Naturalist in Southern California
“An enjoyable blend of history, romance and anthropology. Register brings the idyllic- then brutal- story of the Acadians to life.”
—Steven A. LeBlanc, author of Constant Battles: The Myth of the Peaceful, Noble Savage
Jeanne Gleason Register is descended from French Acadians through her mother Marie Daigle. She began writing ACADIAN PASSAGE after she retired from teaching history and eleven years as Head of Mayfield Senior School. She graduated from Wellesley College and lives in Altadena, California.< Less
Arthur Debose was born and raised in the city of Newark, New Jersey to a Black mother and half-White Father. Arthur was a quiet and shy child due to his speech impediment and constant stuttering.... More > Being raised in a blended family, Arthur was exposed to a vast array of music and expressionism. As he reached the tender age of 13 he was exposed to the phenomenal writings of the famous Tammy Smith. Star struck and impressed, he began to compose countless poems and songs for open mic nights and special occasions. This gave him an opportunity to demonstrate his versatility and express himself frequently. This is the first volume of some of those poems and songs. Hope you enjoy!< Less
In the summer of 2008, 10 year old Coy Stewart shared his dream of becoming an actor with his parents. Their unwavering support of his dream changed the course of their lives...forever. Since that... More > summer, Coy has appeared in a regional commercial for CARQUEST, performed on stage as Travis Younger in A Raisin in the Sun, guest starred on an episode of A&E's hit drama The Glades, and become a regular cast member of the PBS award winning children's show, The Electric Company. In 2010, Coy was cast as Kevin Kingston-Persons on the TBS hit sitcom, Are We There Yet?
The Unlikely Journey is the remarkable story of the Stewart family. Derek, Keisha, Coy, and Chayse. Follow them as they embark on an inspirational journey that will take them to places they never thought they would go and do things they never imagined they would do. Their true story is certain to inspire you and leave you believing that dreams do come true.< Less