Category: Nonfiction

  • Everyday Etiquette: How to Navigate 101 Common and Uncommon by Patricia Rossi

    By Patricia Rossi

    The key to self-confidence is to understand and comprehend the foundations of social engagement prior to you’re in the midst of an uncomfortable situation.

    Do you know the way to:

    Pick the appropriate fork?
    Shine at a networking occasion?
    Write a thanks word?
    Shake arms?
    RSVP to a call for participation?
    Say no to a request for a favor?
    Use social media with clarity?
    Behave at a wearing event?
    Say the best factor at a funeral?
    Smoke a cigar in public?

    Etiquette isn’t simply whatever you would like on formal events. It’s a blueprint for the way to act on a daily basis, in each scenario, to make interactions among humans tender and delightful, with out ruffled feathers, misunderstandings or harm emotions. It is helping you easily transition from collage to company lifestyles, and from specialist tasks to private ones. Etiquette doesn’t exist so as to add a layer of additional principles to life—it’s there to lead us to regard one another with kindness and attention in our own lives.
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  • Beyond Buds: Marijuana Extracts—Hash, Vaping, Dabbing, by Ed Rosenthal

    By Ed Rosenthal

    Beyond Buds is a guide to the way forward for marijuana. Prohibition's finish has resulted in a technological revolution that's generated strong medications and items containing nearly 0 cancer agents and little smoke. Marijuana icon Ed Rosenthal and top hashish reporter David Downs advisor readers during the top new client items, and display the right way to make and use the most secure, cleanest extracts.

    Beyond Buds info how award-winning artisans make hash and concentrates, and comprises smooth options using dry ice and CO2. The publication is a primer on making kief, water hash, tinctures, topicals, edibles, and different extracts from hashish leaves, trim, and bud bits, and it is going directly to discover and simplify the extra unique and stylish marijuana-infused items, comparable to butane hash oil (BHO), shatter, wax, and budder.

    More advanced than lights a joint, those leading edge items demand new components — exact pipes, dabbing instruments, and vaporizers — all of that are reviewed and pictured within the e-book. Beyond Buds expands on Rosenthal's prior ebook Ask Ed: Marijuana Gold — Trash to Stash. thoroughly up to date with full-color photos which are either “how-to" publications and eye sweet, this publication allows not just the health-conscious toker but in addition the ground line–driven cultivator.
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  • The Practicing Mind: Bringing Discipline and Focus Into Your by Thomas M. Sterner

    By Thomas M. Sterner

    Every thing in lifestyles worthy attaining, calls for perform. This booklet indicates you the way to perform larger, and revel in it more.

    In a society of rapid gratification, Thomas M. Sterner's booklet The training Mind nearly parodies itself. Designed to be a primer for slowing down, changing into extra conscious of the current second, and extending strength of will and concentration, Sterner's brilliance shines via within the brevity of this advanced book's pages. under 100 pages lengthy, this tiny yet severe booklet offers adequate info to consider and observe for an entire life. The working towards Mind permits these folks immersed within the Western world's consistent movement and hubbub to decelerate, money inside, and grow.

    The 9 chapters element intensive the stairs to gaining knowledge of any ability or attaining any target. Sterner essentially explains, by utilizing colourful, vibrant examples, how mastery comes from perform via repetition - no matter if we're conversing approximately studying a brand new behavior, reaching a certified objective, or enhancing one's golfing online game. each one bankruptcy begs to be mulled over, internalized, and utilized. the foundations occasionally overlap, allowing the reader to make deeper connections and realizations as they growth. In a gradual and inspiring demeanour, Sterner not just illuminates the "how's" - the method - he additionally allows the reader to work out that not just are development and alter attainable, yet "with planned and repeated attempt, development is inevitable."

    This booklet is already a favourite of mine, highlighted and scribbled in, and slowly, patiently, I'm witnessing the results of interpreting this fabric in my way of life. This publication is a must-read for anyone who's bored with today's largely authorised continuous frenetic velocity, for anyone ill of feeling beaten, under pressure, and out of stability, or for anyone who wouldn't even recognize the place to discover the roses, less trouble to make the effort to prevent and scent them.
    --Tammy prepare dinner, Reviewer for Roundtable experiences --Tammy prepare dinner, Reviewer for Roundtable Reviews

    Like many folks, Thomas M Sterner used to be enrolled in track classes whilst he was once a toddler. He used to be now not an awesome prodigy and he didn't benefit from the classes any further than the remainder of us did. thankfully, Sterner s love for tune was once powerful adequate that he finally lower back to his research of piano and have become a profitable musician.

    Love of song, even if, doesn't account for his good fortune as a piano technician, answerable for delivering excellent tools for performances through world-class musicians. Nor does love of track clarify his luck at the golfing direction. the typical denominator in those endeavors is perform, and the purpose made by way of Sterner during this booklet is that "Everything in existence worthy attaining calls for perform .... perform is a method which settles all parts on your lifestyles and promotes right viewpoint on all of existence s difficulties."

    As the writer explains, every thing we do is perform; why now not embody this and examine ideas and mindsets that permit us to perform successfully? it is going to come as no shock that Sterner urges us to wreck our dependancy to multitasking and quick gratification. Mindfulness, recognition to aspect, and being within the second are phrases we've all heard and such a lot folks can agree unmarried aspect of awareness vastly improves the possibilities of learning any job. Sterner, who intentionally got down to verify the mechanics resulting in mastery, presents a few perception into how we will move approximately breaking the behavior of distraction via altering and broadening our perspective.

    In retaining with the assumption of simplicity and concentration, the writer admits that there aren't many principles during this booklet. fortunately it doesn't take many principles to discover a achievable fact, and anecdotes from Sterner s personal existence appear to be certain that he has pinpointed a finely conceivable suggestion. the most fascinating sections of the ebook bargains along with his wide awake determination to paintings as slowly as attainable on an afternoon whilst he felt fractured and rushed. getting ready pianos for performances is a role that, to such a lot people, turns out unbearably tedious. Sterner s selection to create much more tedium and hold up is, he admits, counter-intuitive; but through denying haste, he unearths that he's capable of accomplish his paintings higher and in even much less time than usual.

    Sterner's voice is honest, his recommendation grounded in plausible and helpful event. In The training Mind, he indicates us tips on how to contain mindfulness in methods all of us can emulate. He indicates routines to assist within the technique of perform, and demonstrates the enjoyment of self-discipline. Thomas Sterner is a guy who reveals classes in genuine existence, a standard grasp of existence, the amiable guru round the corner from whom we will borrow butter or knowledge, as we elect. --Deborah Adams, reviewer for Bookpleasures

    About the Author
    Thomas M. Sterner spent over 25 years as a live performance piano technician and rebuilder. getting ready tools for the best international type live performance pianists and symphony musicians enabled him to witness first-hand the extent of paintings afforded to these with a disciplined brain. His occupation additionally supplied a powerful impetus towards internal understanding, dovetailing together with his religious look for the reality and internal peace. The solitary and monotonous nature of his paintings afforded him the time and chance to assimilate all that he has realized through the years, to infuse this information into his paintings and lifestyle, and to proceed to boost his practising brain. An finished musician himself, Mr. Sterner lives in Delaware, fortunately engaged in composing song, writing inspirational, self-help books and publishing audio books via his corporation, Mountain Sage Publishing.
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  • Beyond Postprocess by Sidney I. Dobrin, J. A. Rice, Michael Vastola

    By Sidney I. Dobrin, J. A. Rice, Michael Vastola

    Beyond Postprocess offers a energetic, provocative dialogue of postprocess conception in its modern profile. Fueled by means of anything like a basic refusal to work out writing as self-evident, reducible, and simply explicable, the members reconsider postprocess, suggesting that there's no simply outlined second or procedure which may be referred to as postprocess. as an alternative, each one contribution to this assortment presents a special and significant instance of what paintings past postprocess may perhaps be.

    in view that postprocess conception in writing experiences first challenged conventional conceptions of writing and the topic who writes, advancements there have persevered to push theorists of writing in a few promising theoretical instructions. areas for writing have arisen that considerably adjust ideological notions of house, rational pondering, highbrow estate and politics, and epistemologies; and new media, electronic, and visible rhetorics have more and more complex the scene, as well.

    participants to Beyond Postprocess re-evaluate writing and writing stories via posthumanism, ecology, new media, materiality, multimodal and electronic writing, institutional critique, and postpedagogy. during the vigorous and provocative personality of those essays, past Postprocess goals to supply a serious web site for not anything under the vast reevaluation of what it ability to review writing this day. Its polyvocal issues and conclusions make investments the quantity with a distinct capability to explain no longer what that box of research will be, yet what it has the skill to create. The imperative function of Beyond Postprocess is to unharness this artistic power.
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  • Die Fragmente der Vorsokratiker: Griechisch und Deutsch by Hermann Diels

    By Hermann Diels

    Greek and German twin language, translation by way of Hermann Diels

    This is the traditional selection of Greek. Presocratic fragments are usually categorized in keeping with their quantity in Diels, and so much translators use Diels.

    Anyone drawn to an English translation want glance no additional than Kathleen Freeman's Ancilla to the PreSocratic Philosophers.

    I have obvious one other, poorer caliber, test floating round, because the first variation got here out early within the twentieth century. This experiment is particularly great, very transparent Greek in a really legible font.
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  • Keep Out!: Build Your Own Backyard Clubhouse: A Step-by-Step by Lee Mothes

    By Lee Mothes

    With this advisor in hand, any relatives can simply construct their very own personalized yard playhouse, clubhouse, treehouse, or fortress. captivating designs and illustrations make the method enjoyable, and step by step directions confirm luck. Lee Mothes covers every little thing you must recognize, even if you might have prior development event or no longer. You'll love development a clubhouse together with your children, and your children will love enjoying in it for future years!
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  • Brief Lives: Marquis de Sade by David Carter

    By David Carter

    As specific in his prose as he was once in his deepest lifestyles, the Marquis de Sade is still probably the most arguable writers of all time. This new biography, by way of the acclaimed translator and writer David Carter, offers to surprise up to it informs. Arrested time and again for sexual misdemeanors, the Marquis de Sade used to be imprisoned within the Bastille, the place he used to be writing a hundred and twenty Days of Sodom and The Misfortunes of advantage on the time that it was once stormed in 1789. After the French Revolution he was once back imprisoned and despatched to an asylum, the place he wrote diaries and performs. This concise biography bargains a clean examine a relentlessly compelling determine with a desirable lifetime of scandal and imprisonment.
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  • The Dream by Drew Hansen

    By Drew Hansen

    On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr., electrified the state whilst he added his "I Have a Dream" speech from the stairs of the Lincoln Memorial. within the Dream, Drew D. Hansen explores the attention-grabbing and little-known background of King's mythical deal with. The Dream insightfully considers how King's speech "has slowly remade the yank imagination," and led us in the direction of King's visionary target of a redeemed the USA.
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  • Elements of Poker by Tommy Angelo

    By Tommy Angelo

    Past data, past even if to elevate, name, or fold, parts of Poker unearths a brand new global of profitability in your bankroll and your existence. you recognize tilt bills your cash, yet have you learnt how you can make it leave? you recognize place is critical, yet have you learnt tips on how to profit that wisdom? components of Poker will train you all of this and lots more and plenty extra. Tommy Angelo is a best tier poker trainer, poker author, and thinker. funny and provocative, parts of Poker turns traditional poker knowledge inside-out. sign up for specialist, successful poker avid gamers like Ed Miller, Jay Rosenkrantz, and Lee Jones in studying what Al Schoonmaker calls "the most unique poker publication I've ever read." ---------------- Tommy's publication is the simplest poker e-book I've ever learn. -- Jay Rosenkrantz, a.k.a. KRANTZ
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  • High Times (January 2014)

    Are looking to purchase a vape pen yet don't be aware of what to appear for? excessive instances breaks down the exploding pen industry and is helping you choose which one's good for you. For the entire Vapor Pen Buyer's consultant, decide up the January 2014 factor
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