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Life S Greatest Secret

Author : Matthew Cobb
ISBN : 9780465062669
Genre : Science
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Everyone has heard of the story of DNA as the story of Watson and Crick and Rosalind Franklin, but knowing the structure of DNA was only a part of a greater struggle to understand life's secrets. Life's Greatest Secret is the story of the discovery and cracking of the genetic code, the thing that ultimately enables a spiraling molecule to give rise to the life that exists all around us. This great scientific breakthrough has had farreaching consequences for how we understand ourselves and our place in the natural world, and for how we might take control of our (and life's) future. Life's Greatest Secret mixes remarkable insights, theoretical dead-ends, and ingenious experiments with the swift pace of a thriller. From New York to Paris, Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Cambridge, England, and London to Moscow, the greatest discovery of twentieth-century biology was truly a global feat. Biologist and historian of science Matthew Cobb gives the full and rich account of the cooperation and competition between the eccentric characters—mathematicians, physicists, information theorists, and biologists—who contributed to this revolutionary new science. And, while every new discovery was a leap forward for science, Cobb shows how every new answer inevitably led to new questions that were at least as difficult to answer: just ask anyone who had hoped that the successful completion of the Human Genome Project was going to truly yield the book of life, or that a better understanding of epigenetics or “junk DNA” was going to be the final piece of the puzzle. But the setbacks and unexpected discoveries are what make the science exciting, and it is Matthew Cobb's telling that makes them worth reading. This is a riveting story of humans exploring what it is that makes us human and how the world works, and it is essential reading for anyone who'd like to explore those questions for themselves.
Category: Science

Author : مارك مانسون
ISBN : 9786144720196
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ظل يُقال لنا طيلة عشرات السنوات إن التفكير الإيجابي هو المفتاح إلى حياة سعيدة ثرية. لكن مارك مانسون يشتم تلك " الإيجابية " ويقول: " فلنكن صادقين، السيء سيء وعلينا أن نتعايش مع هذا ". لا يتهرّب مانسون من الحقائق ولا يغفلها بالسكّر، بل يقولها لنا كما هي: جرعة من الحقيقة الفجِّة الصادقة المنعشة هي ما ينقصنا اليوم. هذا الكتاب ترياق للذهنية التي نهدهد أنفسنا بها، ذهنية " فلنعمل على أن يكون لدينا كلنا شعور طيب " التي غزت المجتمع المعاصر فأفسدت جيلًا بأسره صار ينال ميداليات ذهبية لمجرد الحضور إلى المدرسة. ينصحنا مانسون بأن نعرف حدود إمكاناتنا وأن نتقبلها. وأن ندرك مخاوفنا ونواقصنا وما لسنا واثقين منه، وأن نكفّ عن التهرب والفرار من ذلك كله ونبدأ مواجهة الحقائق الموجعة، حتى نصير قادرين على العثور على ما نبحث عنه من جرأة ومثابرة وصدق ومسؤولية وتسامح وحب للمعرفة. لا يستطيع كل شخص أن يكون متميزًا متفوقًا. ففي المجتمع ناجحين وفاشلين؛ وقسم من هذا الواقع ليس عادلًا وليس نتيجة غلطتك أنت. وصحيح أن المال شيء حسن، لكن اهتمامك بما تفعله بحياتك أحسن كثيرًا؛ فالتجربة هي الثروة الحقيقية. إنها لحظة حديث حقيقي صادق لشخص يمسكك من كتفيك وينظر في عينيك. هذا الكتاب صفعة " منعشة لهذا الجيل حتى تساعده في عيش حياة راضية مستقرة.

The Big Five For Life

Author : John P. Strelecky
ISBN : 0749929588
Genre : Business & Economics
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Thomas Derale, a mild-mannered businessman from Chicago, embodies leadership's greatest secret: his companies make fortunes, his people love him, and his customers are willing to wait weeks just to do business with him. At age 55, though, Derale is dying, and through a series of final encounters with key people in his life - primarily his wife, Maggie, and Joe, who regards Thomas as his mentor - we learn about his life, his unique business insights, and the true impact the man and his work has had on the people around him. A business parable with a difference, THE BIG FIVE FOR LIFE is a story of great leadership, savvy decision-making and is a powerful reminder that successful leaders are not just in the business of business - they are in the business of life.
Category: Business & Economics

Author : دان براون
ISBN : 9953299129
Genre : Adventure stories
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Digitaal fort. - Een knappe codebreekster wordt geconfronteerd met een door geen enkele computer te ontcijferen code die bij verspreiding alle geheime diensten lam zou leggen en terroristen vrij spel zou geven.
Category: Adventure stories

Life S Greatest Adventure

Author : J. Don Jennings
ISBN : 9781619963320
Genre : Religion
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Here are sixteen practical studies on biblical discipleship principles that apply right where sandals meet the sidewalk! Inquisitive believers will discover answers to many of life's perplexities and Christian leaders will find fresh approaches to communicating heavenly truths in a down-to-earth manner. The clearly outlined and illustrated chapters readily lend themselves to group studies, Sunday school classes and pulpit presentations. Testimonial: "The book is Biblically instructive, interestingly full of mind-catching, heart-reaching and clarifying illustrations. It is written in a concise, outline manner which will make the book an easy tool for teaching and discipling others. Seeing so many walking after the world instead of in paths of righteousness, as a pastor I would really recommend this 'read' to the many believers needing such direction." -Dr. Richard Christian, Pastor, Evangelical Church Bermuda
Category: Religion

Inside Out

Author : Brad Burke
ISBN : 9781598581690
Genre : Self-Help
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In my journey of self-discovery, I have spent years studying psychology, personal growth, human performance, spirituality, and health and wellness. Through my own intuition and thousands of hours of contemplation, I have also developed concepts and tools not contained in any other book, CD or seminar. In writing this book, I have boiled down a lifetime of study into the "best of the best." This book contains a wealth of wisdom, written in a clear and practical manner. The secrets held within this book can yield immediate results in your life. You would have to read hundreds of books and attend dozens of seminars to discover all of the secrets contained within. This book provides dozens of simple yet profoundly effective tools that will help you discover your most noble purpose. You will learn how to live in a way that creates unlimited joy and fulfillment on your road to success. You will be introduced to POEMT- a powerful new success formula which will keep you focused on those things that matter most. You will embark on a grand adventure! Brad Burke, D.C., M.S. is a Chiropractor who has studied human health, performance, and psychology for the past two decades. As a Chiropractor, Dr. Burke acknowledges the powerful relationship between body, mind and spirit. He has closely studied how our thoughts and beliefs effect our physical health and how the way we manage our physical vitality impacts our emotional and spiritual well-being. In addition to addressing the healing powers of the body through Chiropractic, Dr. Burke coaches clients in all areas of lifestyle, health and wellness."
Category: Self-Help

The Secret Life Of Things

Author : Mark Blackwell
ISBN : 0838756662
Genre : History
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This collection enriches and complicates the history of prose fiction between Richardson and Fielding at mid-century and Austen at the turn of the century by focusing on it-narratives, a once popular form largely forgotten by readers and critics alike. The volume also advances important work on eighteenth-century consumer culture and the theory of things. The essays that comprise The Secret Life of Things thus bring new texts, and new ways of thinking about familiar ones, to our notice. Those essays range from the role of it-narratives in period debates about copyright to their complex relationship with object-riddled sentimental fictions, from anti-semitism in Citrysal to jingoistic imperialism in The Adventures of a Rupee, from the it-narrative as a variety of whore's biography to consideration of its contributions to an emergent middle-class ideology. Other essays situate it-narratives in the context of changing attitudes toward occult powers, the development of still-life painting, the ethical challenges posed by pet ownership and slavery to the culture of sensibility, the circulation of books in the public sphere, the cult of Sterne and the appearance of genre fiction, and the emergence of moral-didactic children's literature at the turn of the nineteenth century.
Category: History

Your Greatest Truth

Author : Darius M. Barazandeh
ISBN : 1427622078
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A hidden force lies deep inside of every man and woman. It quiet, calculating and at all hours works to either propel them to immense heights or cast them downward. Is the world ready to discover this truth? Are you ready for it? Your Secret Truth, is a spell binding tale which takes place during the mid to late 1800¿s. Through a timeless and epic journey the secret of this hidden force is unveiled. Artfully told from the perspective of a poor and misguided young man named William Boyle, Your Secret Truth easily takes the reader toward the discovery of a mysterious force which easily become one¿s boundless liberator or brutal captor. William Boyle is born to a seamstress and drunken father, in a tenant house in New York City. William begins his journey by trying to get ahead in life with sheer will, yet he soon finds that the world is governed by phenomenon which are more powerful than physical effort or ¿positive thinking¿. Within a few years these powers easily lay ruin to him, and he is homeless and despairing of life, just as his father before him. While huddled on a dirty cobblestone street in the middle of the night, covering himself with discarded newsprint, William sees a strange presence begin to approach from the shadows. Soon a proud man in fancy dress has materialized before him. William is then confronted with a most amazing discovery: the visitor is himself as a successful and content human being. In a Phaeton carriage the visitor takes William through the nighttime streets, alleys and shipyards of 1885 Virginia. Along their path a chilling journey of self discovery takes place. Astounding stories unfold and secret world is revealed. William must then determine if he will accept this knowledge or even if he can!

Ray Bradbury

Author : Jonathan R. Eller
ISBN : 0873387791
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Details each of Bradbury's writings from initial draft through various editions, providing sample pages showing Bradbury's drafts and revisions and side-by-side sections of novels and short stories that compare the way Bradbury's work appeared in different published sources.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

Author : Robin S. Sharma
ISBN : 8179925641
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Now In TeluguWisdom to Create a Life of Passion, Purpose, and PeaceThis inspiring tale provides a step-by-step approach to living with greater courage, balance, abundance, and joy. A wonderfully crafted fable, The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari tells the extraordinary story of Julian Mantle, a lawyer forced to confront the spiritual crisis of his out-of-balance life. On a life-changing odyssey to an ancient culture, he discovers powerful, wise, and practical lessons that teach us to: Develop joyful thoughts Follow our life s mission and calling Cultivate self-discipline and act courageously Value time as our most important commodity Nourish our relationships, and live fully, one day at a timeA Fable About Fulfilling Your Dreams And Reaching Your Destiny