Category: Nonfiction

  • Cat vs. Cat: Keeping Peace When You Have More Than One Cat

    By Pam Johnson-Bennett

    During this spouse to her winning advent to cat habit Think Like a Cat, Pam Johnson-Bennett, the award-winning writer and host of Animal Planet UK's Psycho Kitty, indicates how including one other cat in your domestic doesn't must be the beginning of a kitty apocalypse. even though cats are usually misunderstood as traditional loners, Johnson-Bennett indicates tips to plan, organize, and continue a house setting that would support a number of cats--and their owners--live in peace. Cat vs. Cat may also help readers comprehend the significance of territory, the really expert communique cats use to set up relationships and hierarchies, and the way to interpret the so-called "bad habit" that leads such a lot of cat mom and dad to useless frustration. supplying a wealth of knowledge on easy methods to diffuse stress, hinder squabbles and ambushes, combination households, or aid the elder kitty on your relatives, Cat vs. Cat is a welcome source for either professional and potential guardians of cat households huge and small.
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  • The Zero-Waste Lifestyle: Live Well by Throwing Away Less

    By Amy Korst

    A useful consultant to producing much less waste, that includes significant and achieveable concepts from the blogger in the back of the fairway rubbish undertaking, a yearlong scan in residing garbage-free.

    Trash is a huge, soiled challenge. the typical American tosses out approximately 2,000 kilos of rubbish each year that piles up in landfills and threatens our air and water caliber. You do your half to minimize, reuse, and recycle, yet is it enough? 

    In The Zero-Waste Lifestyle, Amy Korst exhibits you the way to steer a more fit, happier, and extra sustainable existence via producing much less rubbish. Drawing from classes she discovered in the course of a yearlong test in zero-waste residing, Amy outlines 1000s of simple ideas—from the straightforward to the radical—for eating and throwing away much less, with reduced impact pointers on the easiest methods to:
    •  purchase eggs from an area farm rather than the grocery store
    •  begin a computer virus bin for composting
    •  develop your personal loofah sponges and combine up green cleansing solutions
    •  buy lightly used goods and donate them whilst you’re finished
    •  store the majority aisle and continue reusable luggage on your handbag or car
    •  carry your individual bins for take-out or eating place leftovers
    By doing away with pointless goods in each element of your existence, those significant and plausible concepts can assist you keep money and time, help neighborhood companies, lessen muddle, lessen your poisonous publicity, consume good, develop into extra self-sufficient, and guard the planet for destiny generations.

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  • The Practice of Chinese Medicine: The Treatment of Diseases with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs, 2e

    The 2d version of The perform of chinese language medication: The remedy of illnesses with Acupuncture and chinese language Herbs describes the applying of conventional chinese language scientific conception to the prognosis and therapy of forty eight ailments, stipulations and issues. as well as the prevailing 34 coated within the first version, 14 new stipulations and signs were further, and those contain universal, persistent, and acute stipulations which clinicians might even see of their perform. each one bankruptcy includes aetiology and pathology; differential analysis in line with TCM; choice of remedies with acupuncture and herbs, with clarification of decisions; case reports for representation; precis of Western differential prognosis; and dialogue of diagnosis and prevention. This publication brings the big wealth of the author's event, and his insights in making use of TCM drugs to a Western context, to the aid of all clinicians no matter what their very own diversity of reviews.
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  • Nursing Diagnoses in Psychiatric Nursing: Care Plans and Psychotropic Medications (Townsend, Nursing Diagnoses in Psychiatric Nursing)

    This is the seventh version of the main whole, easy-to-use source on how one can boost functional, person care plans! it really is fairly 2 books in 1. the 1st part presents the diagnostic info had to create a care plan; the second one part covers the secure prescription and management of psychotropic medicines. And, the strategies could be utilized to a number of healthcare settings...from inpatient hospitalization and the outpatient domestic future health and personal practice.This name good points: an advent to thought Mapping in bankruptcy 1; Care Map Care Plans; 7 new Appendices together with comparability of Developmental Theories, phases of Grief, Psychosocial cures and Electroconvulsive remedy; and, newest NANDA nomenclature. it truly is prepared through DSM-IV and NANDA Diagnoses. Nursing diagnoses and interventions contain the definition, attainable etiologies ("Related to..."), defining features ("Evidenced by..."), pursuits damaged right down to convey lengthy- and momentary ambitions, interventions with chosen rationales, and wanted sufferer outcomes/discharge standards. each one drug type lists historical past review info, predisposing elements, symptomatology, and nursing diagnoses and nursing interventions. Unit on psychotropic drug classifications covers anti-anxiety brokers, antidepressants, antimanic brokers, antipsychotics, antiparkinsonian medications, sedative hypnotics, and imperative frightened approach stimulants. It additionally good points symptoms, course, and dosage for person medicines, not only for classifications.
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  • Black Rednecks and White Liberals

    By Thomas Sowell

    This explosive new booklet demanding situations the various long-prevailing assumptions approximately blacks, approximately Jews, approximately Germans, approximately slavery, and approximately schooling. it appears that evidently written, powerfully reasoned, and subsidized with a startling array of documented evidence, Black Rednecks and White Liberals takes on not just the fashionable intellectuals of our instances but in addition such old interpreters of yankee existence as Alexis de Tocqueville and Frederick legislations Olmsted. In a chain of lengthy essays, this booklet offers an in-depth examine key ideals in the back of many wrong and hazardous activities, regulations, and traits. It provides eye-opening insights into the ancient improvement of the ghetto tradition that's this present day wrongly obvious as a distinct black identity--a tradition cheered on towards self-destruction by means of white liberals who give some thought to themselves "friends" of blacks. An essay titled "The actual heritage of Slavery" offers a jolting re-evaluation of that tragic establishment and the slim and distorted method it's too usually visible this present day. the explanations for the venomous hatred of Jews, and of different teams like them in nations world wide, are explored in an essay that asks, "Are Jews Generic?" Misconceptions of German historical past often, and of the Nazi period specifically, also are re-examined. So too are the inspiring achievements and painful tragedies of black schooling within the usa. "Black Rednecks and White Liberals" is the capstone of many years of remarkable examine and writing on racial and cultural concerns by way of Thomas Sowell.
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  • Sun Power: An Introduction to the Applications of Solar Energy (Pergamon international library of science, technology, engineering and social studies)

    By J. C. McVeigh

    Sun strength: An creation to the functions of solar power, moment Edition is a non-technical creation to the wide variety of solar power purposes. It  has been commonly up to date and enlarged to incorporate new sections on passive sunlight heating and cooling and an exam of the social, criminal and environmental concerns referring to sun know-how and usage. useful development information of numerous smooth sun structures are incorporated including tools of assessing their financial viability. comprises an in depth bibliography of over six hundred references.
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  • Blind Descent: The Quest to Discover the Deepest Place on Earth

    By James M. Tabor

    The private cave on the earth was once a prize that had remained unclaimed for hundreds of years, lengthy after some other final discovery were made: either poles via 1912, Everest in 1958, the Challenger Deep in 1961. In 1969 we even walked at the moon. And but as overdue as 2000, the earth’s inner most cave—the supercave—remained undiscovered. this is often the tale of the lads and ladies who risked every thing to discover it, incomes their position in historical past beside the likes of Peary, Amundsen, Hillary, and Armstrong.
    In 2004, nice scientist-explorers are trying to discover the ground of the realm. daring, heroic American invoice Stone is dedicated to the huge Cheve Cave, positioned in southern Mexico and lethal even by means of supercave criteria. at the different part of the globe, mythical Ukrainian explorer Alexander Klimchouk—Stone’s polar contrary in temperament and magnificence, yet each piece his equivalent in clinical services, actual bravery, and sheer determination—has exact Krubera, a freezing nightmare of a supercave within the Republic of Georgia, the place underground risks are compounded through the horrors of separatist battle during this former Soviet republic.

    Blind Descent explores either the brightest and darkest features of the undying human urge to discover—to be first. it's also an exciting epic a couple of pursuit that makes even severe climbing and ocean exploration faded via comparability. those supercavers spent months in a number of camps virtually vertical miles deep and plenty of extra miles from their caves’ exits. they'd to take care of thousand-foot drops, lethal flooded tunnels, raging whitewater rivers, colossal waterfalls, mile-long stomach crawls, and masses extra. even perhaps worse have been the mental horrors produced by means of weeks plunged into absolute, perpetual darkness, past all wish of rescue, together with a very insidious derangement known as The Rapture.

    James M. Tabor was once granted unparalleled entry to logs, journals, pictures, and video photos of those expeditions, in addition to many hours of non-public interviews with surviving individuals. Blind Descent is an unforgettable addition to the vintage literature of discovery and event. it's also a testomony to human survival and endurance—and to 2 impressive males whose relentless pursuit of greatness led them to heights of triumph and depths of tragedy neither can have imagined.

    Includes a 16-pg full-color insert
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  • Integrated Clinical Orthodontics

    Integrated medical Orthodontics offers an immense new source at the medical interactions among the perform of orthodontics and different parts of medical dentistry and drugs. Having at its center the paradigm of patient-centred care, the booklet not just integrates the data, abilities, and adventure of the entire disciplines of dentistry and drugs, but additionally eases the paintings of orthodontists in arriving at a correct prognosis and a finished therapy plan. offered in a hugely visible and useful structure, Integrated medical Orthodontics makes use of medical case shows to demonstrate the reason and alertness of the built-in method of numerous scientific situations. Integrated medical Orthodontics covers parts of complexity in scientific orthodontics, particularly the position of the orthodontist as a member of a multidisciplinary workforce. The e-book outlines and info the administration of congenital orofacial deformities, sleep problems, esthetic smile construction and temporomandibular joint difficulties, and also and importantly comprises particular protocols for powerful communique with specialists in different specialties.

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  • Origami Paper Airplanes

    Origami is an historic paintings, but glossy paper folders can nonetheless invent interesting new folds. Origami Paper Airplanes is stuffed with new and extraordinary folds that would satisfaction, amuse, and encourage paper folders of every age. they provide a large choice of designs which are rated in response to ability point. each person, from rookies to skilled folders, will locate whatever right here to thrill the hand and eye.

    each one publication opens with 4 pages of directions in uncomplicated folding thoughts, the symbols utilized in the e-book and a dialogue of a few of the papers you're employed with. Then come the explicit folds - Origami Paper Airplanes bargains 28 assorted designs of plane that come with conventional planes, new creations, and different flying items similar to windmills and frisbees. tremendous distinctive technical drawings, in colour, accompany the reader each step of ways from the first actual crease via to the notable accomplished production.

    With their stylish and engaging folds, those are one of the such a lot leading edge origami books to be had. they're fitted to folders of every age and ability degrees. completely established and punctiliously designed directions guarantee that an individual to accomplish effects at the first test.

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