Inventology: How We Dream Up Things That Change the World

Author Pagan Kennedy ISBN-10 0544811925 ISBN-13 9780544811928 Year 2016-12-13 Pages 304 Language English Publisher Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books Download Link Click Here Elegant prose and excellent reporting By the time I had finished reading I had underlined many intriguing ideas New York Times Book Review No doubt Inventology will be marketed to the creative business class but theres ample interest here even for readers who arent actively inventing anything Boston Globe A doctor realizes that an innocent looking tube is killing his patients then reads a newspaper article that inspires him to create a better version that serves as an early warning system for infections A father cleans up after his toddler and builds a sippy cup that wont spill An engineer dreams of a different world and pioneers the cell phone By studying breakthroughs like these we can learn how people imagine their way around impossible problems to discover groundbreaking answers Pagan Kennedy reports on how enduring methods of invention can be adapted tothe twenty first century as millions of us deploy tools like crowdfunding big data and 3 D printing to address our needs or realize our dreams Drawing on fresh research and the surprising stories behind many inventions…

Luzon 1945: The final liberation of the Philippines (Campaign)

Author Clayton Chun ISBN-10 1472816285 ISBN-13 9781472816283 Year 2017-04-18 Pages 96 Language English Publisher Osprey Publishing Download Link Click Here Driven from the Philippines in 1942 General Douglas MacArthur returned three years later to force the Japanese off of its main island of Luzon Containing the capital of Manila and vital natural resources as well as thousands of Allied prisoners of war the triumph at Luzon would be a crucial step on the road to victory as the Americans continued to island hop their way toward the Japanese home islands This new study details one of the hardest fought campaigns of the Pacific War with Japanese fatalities alone on Luzon topping 200 000 Emphasizing the differences in Japanese and American strategy and detailing the combat operations of the campaign this volume tells the story of how MacArthur kept his promise to return and liberate the Philippines

Making It in Real Estate: Starting Out as a Developer

Author John McNellis ISBN-10 087420383X ISBN-13 9780874203837 Year 2016-11-01 Pages 100 Language English Publisher Urban Land Institute Download Link Click Here What does it take to be a successful real estate developer Author John McNellis tells you how sharing practical tips and advice from his wealth of experience over 35 years in real estate development Like meeting with a mentor over coffee McNellis entertains with witty anecdotes and wisdom on how to take advantage of opportunities and avoid pitfalls Offering humorous insights the book covers the ins and outs of how to get financing working with architects brokers and other professionals how to make a good deal and win approval for your project

Mike’s Civil PE Exam Guide: Morning Session

Author Mike Hansen ISBN-10 1453716343 ISBN-13 9781453716342 Year 2010-07-19 Pages 82 Language English Publisher CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform Download Link Click Here Designed to help you pass the Civil PE exam the first time This morning session guide provides you with 40 realistic morning session exam problems with detailed solutions Learn the study methods that have helped hundreds of EIT s pass the test the first time through Visit www peexamguides com for a free sample problem

Be Expert with Map and Compass

Author Bjorn Kjellstrom ISBN-10 0470407654 ISBN-13 9780470407653 Year 2009-12-09 Pages 256 Language English Publisher Wiley Download Link Click Here The classic map and compass navigation guide revised for the age of GPS GPS devices are great but they can break get lost or easily be hampered by weather conditions making basic map and compass skills essential for anyone who spends time outdoors This popular easy to use orienteering handbook has been helping people find their way for more than fifty years Now updated to include information on GPS as well as current Web sites references sources and photographs it remains the book of choice for professional outdoorsmen novice orienteers and outdoor organizations as well as teachers scout leaders recreational hikers hunters and others around the world Coverage includes understanding map symbols traveling by map alone by compass alone or by map and compass together finding bearings sketching maps and traveling in the wilderness Explains basic map and compass skills clearly Fully updated edition including information on GPS Includes up to date Web site addresses references and sources Features a fresh rugged design Ideal book for beginners If you re looking to feel more comfortable in the wilderness this updated guide…

A Student’s Guide to Python for Physical Modeling

Author Jesse M. Kinder ISBN-10 0691170509 ISBN-13 9780691170503 Year 2015-09-22 Pages 160 Language English Publisher Princeton University Press Download Link Click Here Python is a computer programming language that is rapidly gaining popularity throughout the sciences A Student s Guide to Python for Physical Modeling aims to help you the student teach yourself enough of the Python programming language to get started with physical modeling You will learn how to install an open source Python programming environment and use it to accomplish many common scientific computing tasks importing exporting and visualizing data numerical analysis and simulation No prior programming experience is assumed This tutorial focuses on fundamentals and introduces a wide range of useful techniques including Basic Python programming and scriptingNumerical arraysTwo and three dimensional graphicsMonte Carlo simulationsNumerical methods including solving ordinary differential equationsImage processingAnimationNumerous code samples and exercises with solutions illustrate new ideas as they are introduced Web based resources also accompany this guide and include code samples data sets and more

The Funny Thing Is…

Author Ellen DeGeneres ISBN-10 0743247639 ISBN-13 9780743247634 Year 2004-10-01 Pages 192 Language English Publisher Simon & Schuster Download Link Click Here An indispensable reference for anyone who knows how to reador wants to fool people into thinking they doThe Funny Thing Is is sure to make you laugh Ellen DeGeneres published her first book of comic essays the 1 bestselling My Point And I Do Have One way back in 1996 Not one to rest on her laurels the witty star of stage and screen has since dedicated her life to writing a hilarious new book That book is this book After years of painstaking round the clock research surviving on a mere twenty minutes of sleep a night and collaborating with lexicographers plumbers and mathematicians DeGeneres has crafted a work that is both easy to use and very funny Along with her trademark ramblings The Funny Thing Is contains hundreds of succinct insights into her psyche and offers innovative features including More than 50 000 simple short words arranged in sentences that form paragraphs Thousands of observations on everyday life from terrible fashion trends to how to handle seating arrangements for a Sunday brunch with Paula Abdul Diane Sawyer…

Thank You for Your Service

Author David Finkel ISBN-10 1250056020 ISBN-13 9781250056023 Year 2014-09-23 Pages 272 Language English Publisher Picador Download Link Click Here A FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE THE DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE AND THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY HELEN BERNSTEIN AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN JOURNALISMONE OF TEN FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2013 BY MICHIKO KAKUTANI THE NEW YORK TIMES AND AWASHINGTON POSTTOP TEN BOOK OF THE YEARNAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BYTHE WASHINGTON POST USA TODAY THE ECONOMIST THE SEATTLE TIMES ANDMINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNENEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEWNOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEARNo journalist has reckoned with the psychology of war as intimately as David Finkel In The Good Soldiers his bestselling account from the front lines of Baghdad Finkel embedded with the men of the 2 16 Infantry Battalion as they carried out the infamous surge a grueling fifteen month tour that changed them all forever In Thank You for Your Service Finkel follows many of those same men as they return home and struggle to reintegrateboth into their family lives and into American society at large He is with them in their most intimate painful and hopeful moments as they try…

The Anatomy Coloring Book

Author Wynn Kapit ISBN-10 0321832019 ISBN-13 9780321832016 Year 2013-04-06 Pages 384 Language English Publisher Pearson Download Link Click Here Why use this coloring book For more than 35 years The Anatomy Coloring Book has been the 1 best selling human anatomy coloring book A useful tool for anyone with an interest in learning anatomical structures this concisely written text features precise extraordinary hand drawn figures that were crafted especially for easy coloring and interactive study Organized according to body systems each of the 162 two page spreads featured in this book includes an ingenious color key system where anatomical terminology is linked to detailed illustrations of the structures of the body When you color to learn with The Anatomy Coloring Book you make visual associations with key terminology and assimilate information while engaging in kinesthetic learning Studying anatomy is made easy and fun The Fourth Edition features user friendly two page spreads with enlarged art clearer more concise text descriptions and new boldface headings that make this classic coloring book accessible to a wider range of learners

Pearson Reviews & Rationales: Nursing Fundamentals with “Nursing Reviews & Rationales” (3rd Edition) (Hogan, Pearson Reviews & Rationales Series)

Author Mary Ann Hogan ISBN-10 0133083594 ISBN-13 9780133083590 Year 2013-01-17 Pages 336 Language English Publisher Pearson Download Link Click Here PEARSON REVIEWS RATIONALES NURSING FUNDAMENTALS WITH NURSING REVIEWS RATIONALES 3 e provides a clear concentrated and up to date review of today s need to know knowledge for understanding nursing fundamentals Developed by Mary Ann Hogan RN and reviewed by a large team of nurse educators this program can be used by current nursing students as a course study aid for NCLEX RN exam preparation or by practicing nurses seeking comprehensive yet concise review Fully reflective of the current 2010 NCLEX RN Test Plan it begins with overviews of the nursing process health assessment communication and professional standards health promotion throughout the life span skills needed for safe practice Next it presents concise chapters on meeting basic human needs as well as the needs of clients with pain perioperative clients and those with altered skin integrity sensory perception or mobility The text concludes with a full chapter on safely administering medications and intravenous fluids A complete support package includes access to additional questions and the complete eText online and a tear out NursingNotes card for clinical reference and quick review