The Last 10 Seconds

A Thriller
Author: Simon Kernick
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476706204
Category: Fiction
Page: 368
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Tina Boyd discovers that the work of the Night Creeper, a serial killer arrested two years prior, is part of a much larger criminal conspiracy. By the #1 internationally best-selling author of Target. Original. 30,000 first printing.

The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Administrative law
Page: N.A
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The Code of Federal Regulations is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government.

Instinkt

Thriller
Author: Simon Kernick
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
ISBN: 3641161010
Category: Fiction
Page: 448
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Auge in Auge mit dem Killer Undercover-Cop Sean Egan soll für eine berüchtigte Londoner Gang einen Serienkiller aus der Polizeiverwahrung befreien. Bei dem Killer handelt es sich um den Night Creeper, einen besonders intelligenten Psychopathen, der fünf junge Frauen grausam ermordet haben soll. Er behauptet, ein wasserdichtes Alibi und hochbrisante Informationen zu besitzen. Für die ermittelnde Polizistin Tina Boyd beginnt eine alptraumhafte Odyssee, als der Night Creeper verschwindet.

Wilderness Medicine E-Book

Expert Consult Premium Edition - Enhanced Online Features
Author: Paul S. Auerbach
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455733563
Category: Medical
Page: 2304
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Quickly and decisively manage any medical emergency you encounter in the great outdoors with Wilderness Medicine! World-renowned authority and author, Dr. Paul Auerbach, and a team of experts offer proven, practical, visual guidance for effectively diagnosing and treating the full range of emergencies and health problems encountered in situations where time and resources are scarce. Every day, more and more people are venturing into the wilderness and extreme environments, or are victims of horrific natural disasters...and many are unprepared for the dangers and aftermath that come with these episodes. Whether these victims are stranded on mountaintops, lost in the desert, injured on a remote bike path, or ill far out at sea, this indispensable resource--now with online access at www.expertconsult.com for greater accessibility and portability-- equips rescuers and health care professionals to effectively address and prevent injury and illness in the wilderness! This textbook is widely referred to as "The Bible of Wilderness Medicine." Be able to practice emergency medicine outside of the traditional hospital/clinical setting whether you are in remote environments, underdeveloped but highly populated areas, or disaster areas, are part of search and rescue operations, or dealing with casualties from episodes of extreme sports and active lifestyle activities. Face any medical challenge in the wilderness with expert guidance: Dr. Auerbach is a noted author and the world's leading authority on wilderness medicine. He is a founder and Past President of the Wilderness Medical Society, consultant to the Divers Alert Network and many other agencies and organizations, and a member of the National Medical Committee for the National Ski Patrol System. Handle everything from frostbite to infection by marine microbes, not to mention other diverse injuries, bites, stings, poisonous plant exposures, animal attacks, and natural disasters. Grasp the essential aspects of search and rescue. Respond quickly and effectively by improvising with available materials. Improve your competency and readiness with the latest guidance on volcanic eruptions, extreme sports, splints and slings, wilderness cardiology, living off the land, aerospace medicine, mental health in the wilderness, tactical combat casualty care, and much more. Meet the needs and special considerations of specific patient populations such as children, women, elders, persons with chronic medical conditions, and the disabled. Make smart decisions about gear, navigation, nutrition, and survival. Be prepared for everything with expanded coverage on topics such as high altitude, cold water immersion, and poisonous and venomous plants and animals. Get the skills you need now with new information on global humanitarian relief and expedition medicine, plus expanded coverage of injury prevention and environmental preservation. Get guidance on the go with fully searchable online text, plus bonus images, tables and video clips - all available on ExpertConsult.com.

Reminiscence, Motivation, and Personality

A Case Study in Experimental Psychology
Author: Hans Eysenck
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1468422448
Category: Psychology
Page: 430
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This is a book on reminiscence, or more modestly a book on reminiscence in motor tasks, or more modestly still on reminiscence in pursuit rotor learning, with occasional references to other types of reminiscence. The vast majority of experiments investigating reminiscence with the pur suit rotor have been carried out within the framework of Hullian learn ing theory. Thus, of necessity, this book also will be much concerned with that theory. Some readers may feel that so much detailed attention paid to one piece of apparatus and one now rather discredited theory, is overdone; we could not agree with such an evaluation. There are several features of pursuit-rotor performance which make it particularly worthy of attention. One of the more important of these features is the easy replicability of many of the phenomena found in performance of this task; this is our first point. Replicability is the life blood of science; what cannot be replicated by any well-trained observer is of doubtful status in science, and on this score pursuit-rotor work certainly emerges as perhaps the most reliable set of observations in experimental psychology. The effects of massing and spacing; of rest pauses of different length; of switching from massed to spaced learn ing, or vice versa; of interpolating different activities; of introducing distracting stimuli; of switching from right to left hand, or vice versa; of changing the speed of rotation, or the diameter of the target disk these are clear-cut and replicable as few phenomena in psychology are.

The Neural Control of Behavior


Author: Richard E. Whalen,Richard F. Thompson,Marcel Verzeano
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 1483265625
Category: Nature
Page: 318
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The Neural Control of Behavior contains some of the material presented and discussed at the first interdisciplinary conference on the neural control of behavior, held at the Department of Psychobiology of the University of California, Irvine in June 1968. The compendium presents papers prepared by scientists from a variety of disciplines, which touched upon the primary concerns of psychobiology. Main topics covered include neural mechanisms, evoked responses and network dynamics, perceptual mechanisms, and behavioral and cellular responses to novel and repeated stimuli. Hypothalamic mechanisms for motivational and species-typical behavior, learning and memory, and the behavior of hippocampal neurons during conditioning experiments are also discussed. Psychologists, neurologists, and psychobiologists will find the book very insightful.

Building IPhone and IPad Electronic Projects

Real-World Arduino, Sensor, and Bluetooth Low Energy Apps in TechBASIC
Author: Mike Westerfield
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1449363482
Category: Computers
Page: 334
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Why simply play music or go online when you can use your iPhone or iPad for some really fun projects, such as building a metal detector, hacking a radio control truck, or tracking a model rocket in flight? Learn how to build these and other cool things by using iOS device sensors and inexpensive hardware such as Arduino and a Bluetooth Low Energy (LE) Shield. This hands-on book shows you how to write simple applications with techBASIC, an Apple-approved development environment that runs on iOS devices. By using code and example programs built into techBASIC, you’ll learn how to write apps directly on your Apple device and have it interact with other hardware. Build a metal detector with the iOS magnetometer Use the HiJack hardware platform to create a plant moisture sensor Put your iPhone on a small rocket to collect acceleration and rotation data Hack a radio control truck with Arduino and Bluetooth LE Create an arcade game with an iPad controller and two iPhone paddles Control a candy machine with an iOS device, a micro servo, and a WiFi connection

Reach for the Stars

The Iowa High School State Wrestling Tournament
Author: Dan McCool
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1496961811
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 790
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Wrestling is as much a part of winter in Iowa as is snow and cold. Dreams of state championships begin in elementary school and, since 1972, come to fruition—or heartbreakingly fall short—at an arena in Des Moines in February or March. The tournament finals sell out, and individuals and teams carve their names on the sport’s history tree each year. Some champions were deaf, some were amputees, but all earn the respect of thousands for their work ethic—a hallmark of the state’s populace. Is this heaven? No, it’s better than that. It’s high school wrestling in Iowa!

SolidWorks 2011 Assemblies Bible


Author: Matt Lombard
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118132629
Category: Computers
Page: 720
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A fan of the SolidWorks Bible, but want more detail onassemblies? Here you go. SolidWorks fans have long sought more detail on SolidWorkstopics, and now you have it. We took our popular SolidWorksBible, divided it into two books (SolidWorks 2011 AssembliesBible and SolidWorks 2011 Parts Bible) and packed eachnew book with a host of items from your wish lists, such as moreextensive coverage of the basics, additional tutorials, andexpanded coverage of topics largely ignored by other books. This SolidWorks 2011 Assemblies Bible shows you how toorganize parts data to create assemblies or subassemblies using thelatest version of the 3D solid modeling program, SolidWorks Thoroughly describes best practices and beginning-to-advancedtechniques using both video and text Explains and thoroughly covers every assembly function and iswritten in a way that enables the reader to make better decisionswhile using the software Written by well-known and well-respected SolidWorks guru MattLombard Can stand alone or also with the SolidWorks 2011 PartsBible for a complete SolidWorks reference set Keep both the SolidWorks 2011 Assemblies Bible and theSolidWorks 2011 Parts Bible on your desk, and you?ll havethe best resource set out there on SolidWorks.

HTML5 Unleashed


Author: Simon Sarris
Publisher: Sams Publishing
ISBN: 0133151328
Category: Computers
Page: 432
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HTML5 Unleashed is the authoritative guide that covers the key web components driving the future of the Web. Harness the power of HTML5 to create web apps and solutions that deliver state-of-the-art media content and interactivity with new Audio, Video, and Canvas elements. HTML5 technologies are essential knowledge for today's web developers and designers. New APIs such as Local Storage, Geolocation, Web Workers, and more expand the Web as a platform, allowing for desktop-like applications that work uniformly across platforms. Comprehensive and up-to-date, HTML5 Unleashed is organized as an accessible guide of tutorials and practical references. Because HTML5 covers a far-reaching set of standards, each chapter in HTML5 Unleashed is written to stand on its own. Whether you choose to skip around or read it cover to cover, full-color syntax and figures in HTML5 Unleashed ensure that you do not need to be next to a computer to learn the most important concepts of the modern Web. DETAILED INFORMATION ON HOW TO… Use new HTML5 features and syntax to create common web page components in a standardized way, with less code Ensure graceful backward compatibility with "polyfilling" libraries, so users of older browsers are not left behind Harness the power of semantic HTML5 tags and Microdata to improve your site accessibility and search engine results Create consistent, rich user experiences across desktop and mobile platforms with the new Audio and Video elements Create HTML5 Canvas web applications, with chapters dedicated to Canvas interactivity and Canvas performance Utilize the new functionality of Geolocation to display locality-aware content to users and harness the power of GPS Use the new Local Storage options to build pages that work offline and robust apps that can store heavyweight data client-side Allow more sophisticated page communication with Cross-Document Messaging and enable multithreaded JavaScript with Web Workers Communicate with servers in real-time with WebSockets and take advantage of the new Ajax possibilities with XMLHttpRequest Level 2

Imaging of Ischemic Stroke, An Issue of Neuroimaging Clinics - E-Book


Author: Pamela W. Schaefer
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455709387
Category: Medical
Page: 248
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Topics include: Imaging of Ischemic Stroke; Hemorrhagic Stroke and Non-traumatic Intracranial Hemorrhage; Acute Neuro-Interventional Therapies; Orbital and Intracranial Complications of Sinusitis; Traumatic Brain Injury; Central Nervous System Infections; Facial Trauma: What the Surgeon Wants to Know; Intracranial Hypo- and Hypertension; Seizures; Pediatric Central Nervous System Emergencies; Spine Emergencies; Infections and Inflammatory Processes of the Neck.

Nikon D7100 For Dummies


Author: Julie Adair King
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118530403
Category: Photography
Page: 384
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A must-have, full-color guide to the Nikon D7100 The Nikon D7100 is an ideal camera for beginning photographers who may lack structured photography training but are still eager and determined to take great photos. And that?s where this fun-and-friendly guide comes in handy! Packed with more than 300 full-color photos, this introductory guide begins by helping you get a feel for the camera, get comfortable shooting in auto mode, managing playback options, and handle basic troubleshooting strategies. Veteran author Julie Adair King walks you through the D7100's features and encourages you to take creative control so that you can start capturing stunning pictures immediately. Packs in more than 300 full-color photos that exemplify the basic photo skills needed to get great shots Shares a wealth of information from one of the most popular digital photography authors Walks you through adjusting manual settings to get better results from exposure, lighting, focus, and color Contains an entire chapter on video mode Explains how to send images to a computer for organizing, editing, and sharing Nikon D7100 For Dummies helps you get a grasp on your camera's controls so you can start taking memorable photos today!

Snoring & Sleep Apnea

Sleep Well, Feel Better
Author: Dr. Ralph A. Pascualy, MD
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 9781934559932
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 169
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Snoring is the most common sign of sleep apnea, a potentially fatal sleep disorder that affects approximately twelve million Americans, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Untreated sleep apnea is associated with heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, and premature death. It is a common cause of driving accidents and job impairment, as well as academic underachievement in children and adolescents. Snoring and Sleep Apnea is for people who have or suspect that they have sleep apnea. It is also written for their bed partners, families, and friends, and for health care professionals involved in sleep apnea management. This extensively revised and expanded fourth edition covers causes, diagnosis, treatment, and surgical techniques as well as the pros and cons of specific therapies. Readers will learn: When snoring is a sign of sleep apnea Why snoring and sleep apnea are dangerous to your health Who should see a sleep specialist Where to find an accredited sleep disorder center The latest treatments and how to feel better fast NEW and expanded topics in this edition include: A new chapter on women and sleep apnea Managing children and adolescents with sleep apnea Advances in CPAP and other key treatments The latest statistics on the impact of sleep apnea on obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease Snoring and Sleep Apnea: Sleep Well, Feel Better will educate readers and help them receive appropriate diagnostic tests and the most effective treatment so they can live full and healthy lives.

The Business of Dying

(Dennis Milne 1)
Author: Simon Kernick
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407084356
Category: Fiction
Page: 448
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It's a cold November night, and DS Dennis Milne is waiting to kill three unarmed men. Cynical and jaded, Milne earns money on the side by doing what he does best: punishing the bad guys. But he's been set up. This time, instead of shooting drug dealers, he kills two customs officers and an accountant. The hunter has become the hunted. With his colleagues and his enemies closing in on him, Milne must use all of his skills, just to stay alive.

The Art of French Pastry

A Cookbook
Author: Jacquy Pfeiffer,Martha Rose Shulman
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 0307959368
Category: Cooking
Page: 432
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Winner of the 2014 James Beard Award for Best Cookbook, Dessert & Baking What does it take to perfect a flawless éclair? A delicate yet buttery croissant? To pipe dozens of macarons? The answer is: an intimate knowledge of the fundamentals of pastry. In The Art of French Pastry award-winning pastry chef Jacquy Pfeiffer, cofounder of the renowned French Pastry School in Chicago, gives you just that. By teaching you how to make everything from pâte à choux to pastry cream, Pfeiffer builds on the basics until you have an understanding of the science behind the ingredients used, how they interact with one another, and what your hands have to do to transform them into pastry. This yields glorious results! Expect to master these techniques and then indulge in exquisite recipes, such as: · brioche · napoléons / Mille-Feuilles · cream puffs · Alsatian cinnamon rolls / chinois · lemon cream tart with meringue teardrops · elephant ears / palmiers · black forest cake · beignets as well as some traditional Alsatian savory treats, including: · Pretzels · Kougelhof · Tarte Flambée · Warm Alsatian Meat Pie Pastry is all about precision, so Pfeiffer presents us with an amazing wealth of information—lists of necessary equipment, charts on how ingredients react in different environments, and the precise weight of ingredients in grams, with a look at their equivalent in U.S. units—which will help you in all aspects of your cooking. But in order to properly enjoy your “just desserts,” so to speak; you will also learn where these delicacies originated. Jacquy Pfeiffer comes from a long line of pastry chefs and has been making these recipes since he was a child working in his father’s bakery in Alsace. Sprinkled with funny, charming memories from a lifetime in pastry, this book will have you fully appreciating the hundreds of years of tradition that shaped these recipes into the classics that we know and love, and can now serve to our friends and families over and over again. The Art of French Pastry, full of gorgeous photography and Pfeiffer’s accompanying illustrations, is a master class in pastry from a master teacher.

Charting the Unknown

Family, Fear, and One Long Boat Ride
Author: Kim Petersen
Publisher: Behler Publications
ISBN: 1933016949
Category: Travel
Page: 306
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This is Kim Petersen’s memoir recounting how she and her family navigated through death of a child, facing fear of the water, personally building a sixty-five-foot power catamaran and a four thousand mile crossing of the Atlantic Ocean with her husband and two teenaged kids. It’s Eat, Pray, Love on the water.

Pottermore Secrets and Mysteries Revealed

The Unofficial Guide to Pottermore.com
Author: Jason R. Rich
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 0132977605
Category: Games
Page: 160
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Pottermore.com allows you to experience the adventures of Harry Potter in a whole new and exciting way. During your quest, you’ll re-live important and memorable scenes from the Harry Potter books, and take part in your own, unique and interactive adventure that’s chock full of places to explore, characters to interact with, magical or enchanted items to find, creatures to learn about, and mysterious puzzles to solve. Everything you need to know in order to experience and enjoy Pottermore.com is included within this book, such as: • An easy-to-follow, step-by-step guide through Book 1 of your Pottermore.com adventure. • Put on the Sorting Hat and get placed within Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff or Slytherin, so you can experience your own, unique adventure and begin earning House Points. • Follow in the footsteps of Harry as you re-live memorable scenes from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, and unlock never-before-revealed details about the characters, creatures, places, and objects from the Harry Potter books. • Find all of the hidden items, and solve mysteries throughout your quest. • Learn the secrets for becoming an expert at potion brewing. • Master the art of Wizard’s Duels and learn how to successfully cast powerful spells. • Discover how to unlock the exclusive content within Pottermore written by J.K. Rowling. If you’re a fan of the Harry Potter books and movies, you’ll definitely want to experience Pottermore.com. Grab your wand and a copy of this unofficial strategy guide, so you won’t miss out on anything that Pottermore.com has to offer! Your training at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry awaits!

Girls' Lacrosse


Author: Paul Bowker
Publisher: ABDO
ISBN: 1617839884
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 48
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On the court, on the field, on the course, or in the gym, female athletes are getting it done. This title highlights the stars who rule girls� lacrosse today and the skills they�ve mastered on the way. You will find informative chapters that help readers better understand the skills of each sport, tips for improving those skills, a sport-specific diagram, a glossary, additional resources, and more. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. SportsZone is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Undercover Aspie


Author: Ellie Bonchanting
Publisher: Chipmunkapublishing ltd
ISBN: 1849911843
Category:
Page: 125
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DescriptionThis is an insightfully open look into the life of a successful, high functioning young female with Asperger's Syndrome. The book begins with a compelling overview of her life then covers with sincere honesty issues including; diagnosis, obsessions, meltdowns, issues with puberty and sex, anxiety, social relationships, phobias and more. Written in an easy-to-read fashion, the issue based chapters enable the book to be read not only as a whole but also suitable to dip in and out of to find aspects of particular interest. About the AuthorAfter an unconventional journey through life to adulthood, Ellie Bonchanting, (born 1983) decided to seek professional help with a series of quirky traits and anxiety issues. When diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome Ellie took to writing about her experiences to help others understand the hidden aspects of life with Asperger's from a perspective of someone who 'appears' neuro-typical to the outside world. Aside from having a keen passion for writing, Ellie works full time as a teacher and is currently completing her Master's in Education.