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The Theory Of Almost Everything

Author : Robert Oerter
ISBN : 1101126744
Genre : Science
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There are two scientific theories that, taken together, explain the entire universe. The first, which describes the force of gravity, is widely known: Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity. But the theory that explains everything else—the Standard Model of Elementary Particles—is virtually unknown among the general public. In The Theory of Almost Everything, Robert Oerter shows how what were once thought to be separate forces of nature were combined into a single theory by some of the most brilliant minds of the twentieth century. Rich with accessible analogies and lucid prose, The Theory of Almost Everything celebrates a heretofore unsung achievement in human knowledge—and reveals the sublime structure that underlies the world as we know it.
Category: Science

Almost Everything

Author : Tate Hallaway
ISBN : 9781101574904
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Ever since her father banished the half-witch, half-vampire Ana Parker and vampire knight Elias from the court of the Northern vampires, Ana has been trying to live a normal life. But when the Prince of the Southern Region vampires informs Ana that they're on the brink of war and she accidentally offers up Elias as a peace offering, the princess knows that she's going to need some help to get out of this situation. With Ana's boy drama meter hitting an all time high, summer in St. Paul is heating up for all the wrong reasons...
Category: Young Adult Fiction

How To Embroider Almost Everything

Author : Wendi Gratz
ISBN : 9781631597909
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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How to Embroider Almost Everything is an inspiring, fun, and sophisticated collection of 500+ stitch motifs from embroidery designer Wendi Gratz that offers a fresh new take on embroidery. Get a detailed checklist of everything you’ll need to embark on your stitch journey: threads, needles, fabric, and more. Find step-by-step tutorials for essential stitches and other techniques for creating the motifs, plus answers to common questions and invaluable tips and tricks. Explore an amazing 500+ modern motifs for almost everything, including people and pets, trees and flowers, everyday objects, food, home, and more. Either re-create the motifs exactly as shown using the accompanying templates and stitch guides, or give them your own creative spin by changing details and colors to suit your own style. How to Embroider Almost Everything helps you take your first steps to embroidering to your heart’s content and creating beautiful drawings with needle and thread! Each book in the Almost Everything series offers readers a fun, comprehensive, and charmingly illustrated visual directory of ideas to inspire skill building in their creative endeavors.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Thinking About Almost Everything

Author : Ash Amin
ISBN : 9781846681882
Genre : Science
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Even the most intricate and complex knowledge can enliven public curiosity and spark new thinking.
Category: Science

Almost Everything About Whisky

Author : Constantin Cerbu
ISBN : 9781445712512
Genre :
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In order to brew quality malt whisky, you need three things: barley, dry peat, and the water that flows along the green fields of Scotland, the home of this 'liquid gold.' Add to that a few family secrets and a whole lot of patience, and the result is one of the many fine whiskies that has, for centuries, been delighting both amateurs and connoisseurs alike, the world over. 'Scotts Wha Hae!' ('We Are Scottish'), for urban and rural Scots alike, is something of a definition and a national anthem for many. Most of them wouldn't miss, for anything in the world, a 'Burns' dinner, complete with a 'pure malt' to honor the memory of the jolly folks that proclaim that whisky and freedom go together. Whisky is one of Scotland's signature offerings, and it makes a nation proud.

Nearly All And Almost Everything

Author : Mitzi DeWhitt
ISBN : 9781413482829
Genre : Philosophy
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This musicological study, by persuasive explanation, shows how, adhering to certain exact ratios and proportions, music gains objective power. The inquiry is scientific, the solutions ingenious. Following unexplored and unconventional lines, the author brings together what, on the surface, appear to be three separate lines: Judaism, Hinduism, and the Gurdjieff Work. Their link is musical harmonics, or the magical science of connection between sounds. The failure of modern musicians to achieve the magical effects long ascribed to music by the ancients is due to the prevailing ignorance of those who know nothing about the objective laws on which music is based. Ancient cultures knew how the laws of harmonics (or what comes in between the tones) could evoke metaphysical correspondences of a spiritual nature, as did Gurdjieff. The Hebrews encoded harmonics in their Tree of Life diagram, the Hindus incorporated the potent musical information in a secretive "Music of the Path," and Gurdjieff enshrined it in the Enneagram symbol of the Work. In this groundbreaking book, the author presents a provocative and engaging picture of how these laws work. The wealth of new information will have a profound impact on modern views of music and its laws.
Category: Philosophy

Now You Know Almost Everything

Author : Doug Lennox
ISBN : 9781550025750
Genre : Reference
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Never losing sight of the joy of discovering the ?why” of ordinary things, Now You Know Almost Everything makes sure you just about know it all.
Category: Reference

Molecules To Monoliths How Engineering Careers Make Almost Everything Happen

Author : Steve Taylor D. I. C. Bsc(eng)
ISBN : 9781467008907
Genre : Education
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What engineers actually do and their vital role in society is understood by too few young people, their teachers or parents. "Molecules to Monoliths. How engineering careers make (almost) everything happen." explains the structure of engineering and the part of professional engineers in it. Steve Taylor has devised a simple algorithm, "The Engineering Family," to clarify the relationship between the engineering disciplines and engineers' operational roles in supporting successful manufacturing and construction industries. The book is designed as an introduction to a career in engineering to be browsed as a simple reference where the reader can go back and forth finding things that match their particular interests and thus help decide on the type of higher education course for them. It is also aimed at encouraging readers undecided on a future career path to seek out more detail such as that available on the websites of the engineering institutions and through workshops organised by major engineering companies. The demand for people qualified with engineering knowledge and skills is enormous. For school-leavers with a maths and science background, engineering and manufacturing present a significant opportunity for a viable, well-rewarded and exciting career. As it says on the front cover to this book 'engineering is the ultimate multiple choice career'.
Category: Education

How To Fail At Almost Everything And Still Win Big

Author : Scott Adams
ISBN : 9780698144620
Genre : Business & Economics
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Blasting clichéd career advice, the contrarian pundit and creator of Dilbert recounts the humorous ups and downs of his career, revealing the outsized role of luck in our lives and how best to play the system. Scott Adams has likely failed at more things than anyone you’ve ever met or anyone you’ve even heard of. So how did he go from hapless office worker and serial failure to the creator of Dilbert, one of the world’s most famous syndicated comic strips, in just a few years? In How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big, Adams shares the game plan he’s followed since he was a teen: invite failure in, embrace it, then pick its pocket. No career guide can offer advice that works for everyone. As Adams explains, your best bet is to study the ways of others who made it big and try to glean some tricks and strategies that make sense for you. Adams pulls back the covers on his own unusual life and shares how he turned one failure after another—including his corporate career, his inventions, his investments, and his two restaurants—into something good and lasting. There’s a lot to learn from his personal story, and a lot of entertainment along the way. Adams discovered some unlikely truths that helped to propel him forward. For instance: • Goals are for losers. Systems are for winners. • “Passion” is bull. What you need is personal energy. • A combination of mediocre skills can make you surprisingly valuable. • You can manage your odds in a way that makes you look lucky to others. Adams hopes you can laugh at his failures while discovering some unique and helpful ideas on your own path to personal victory. As he writes: “This is a story of one person’s unlikely success within the context of scores of embarrassing failures. Was my eventual success primarily a result of talent, luck, hard work, or an accidental just-right balance of each? All I know for sure is that I pursued a conscious strategy of managing my opportunities in a way that would make it easier for luck to find me.”
Category: Business & Economics

Everything You Know About Evangelicals Is Wrong Well Almost Everything

Author : Steve Wilkens
ISBN : 144121206X
Genre : Religion
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While evangelicals make up a significant portion of American society, they still constitute a mystery for many. They exert considerable influence on virtually every aspect of American life and culture, yet by those who don't appreciate them they're seen as rednecks, crypto-fundamentalists, and people without education. Wilkens and Thorsen contend that evangelicals are tired of being caricatured and provide an insider's look at myths and realities surrounding the movement. They winsomely and sometimes humorously assess the breadth and depth of evangelical beliefs, values, and practices, arguing that evangelicalism is identifiable by a family resemblance, vitality, and relevance that transcends particular theological and political stereotypes that arise inside as well as outside of it. The book provides a synthetic presentation of contemporary evangelical Christianity as well as critiques of it.
Category: Religion

The Girl S Guide To Almost Everything

Author : Camilla Morton
ISBN : OCLC:1193938569
Genre : Self-actualization (Psychology)
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"How to deal with heels, hair, and everything that really matters"--Cover.
Category: Self-actualization (Psychology)

How To Grow Practically Everything

Author : DK
ISBN : 9780756670016
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 39.9 MB
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From planting herbs to creating a kitchen garden, How to Grow Practically Everything gives beginning gardeners the confidence to grow flowers, fruits, and more. Whether readers want to grow a lemon from a seed, care for a houseplant, or plant a rose arch, each gardening project is presented with clear instructions and photography, sharing the best time to plant, when to expect results, and the equipment and time required.
Category: Gardening

How To Win At Nearly Everything

Author : Sam Almond
ISBN : 9781496993731
Genre : Self-Help
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'How to win at nearly everything' is a book that both challenges and guides the reader. The desire to be a winner is a natural human aim, and the strategies to be learned are positively interpreted and shown in this book. In all, it covers winning against yourself, against the state, against other persons and competition, and lastly a wide area of betting speculation and investment.
Category: Self-Help

A Shite History Of Nearly Everything

Author : A. Parody
ISBN : 9781782432807
Genre : Humor
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Eccentrically - indeed, irresponsibly - compiled, packed with bizarre ideas, hopeless theories, impossible dreams, preposterous statements, loony prophecies, mad scientists, demented technicians, useless inventions, and much of the often deranged history of our planet, A Shite History of Nearly Everything doesn't just challenge our view of the history of the world; it challenges our very sanity!
Category: Humor

A Short History Of Nearly Everything Special Illustrated Edition

Author : Bill Bryson
ISBN : 9780307885166
Genre : History
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One of the world’s most beloved writers and bestselling author of One Summer takes his ultimate journey—into the most intriguing and intractable questions that science seeks to answer. In A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryson trekked the Appalachian Trail—well, most of it. In A Sunburned Country, he confronted some of the most lethal wildlife Australia has to offer. Now, in his biggest book, he confronts his greatest challenge: to understand—and, if possible, answer—the oldest, biggest questions we have posed about the universe and ourselves. Taking as territory everything from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization, Bryson seeks to understand how we got from there being nothing at all to there being us. To that end, he has attached himself to a host of the world’s most advanced (and often obsessed) archaeologists, anthropologists, and mathematicians, travelling to their offices, laboratories, and field camps. He has read (or tried to read) their books, pestered them with questions, apprenticed himself to their powerful minds. A Short History of Nearly Everything is the record of this quest, and it is a sometimes profound, sometimes funny, and always supremely clear and entertaining adventure in the realms of human knowledge, as only Bill Bryson can render it. Science has never been more involving or entertaining.
Category: History

Do Dogs Dream Nearly Everything Your Dog Wants You To Know

Author : Stanley Coren
ISBN : 9780393083880
Genre : Pets
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In a conversational Q&A format, a leading dog expert answers the most commonly asked questions about how dogs think and act. Do dogs dream? Can they recognize themselves in the mirror or understand what they’re seeing on television? Are they more intelligent than cats? People have a great curiosity—and many misunderstandings—about how dogs think, act, and perceive the world. They also wonder about the social and emotional lives of dogs. Stanley Coren brings decades of scientific research on dogs to bear in his unprecedented foray into the inner lives of our canine companions, dispelling many common myths in the process. In a conversational Q&A format with illustrations, Coren answers approximately 75 questions often asked of him during his nearly fifty-year career as a dog researcher, combining the authority of an expert with the engaging delivery of a guest at a cocktail party.
Category: Pets