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June
The Universe in a Single Atom: The Convergence of Science and Spirituality - Dalai Lama XIVGalileo, Copernicus, Newton, Niels Bohr, Einstein. Their insights shook our perception of who we are and where we stand in the world, and in their wake have left an uneasy coexistence: science vs. religion, faith vs. empirical inquiry. Which is the keeper of truth? Which is the true path to understanding reality? After forty years of study with some of the greatest scientific minds, as well as a lifetime of meditative, spiritual, and philosophic study, the Dalai Lama presents a brilliant analysis of why all avenues of inquiry—scientific as well as spiritual—must be pursued in order to arrive at a
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June
God's Problem: How the Bible Fails to Answer Our Most Important Question - Why We Suffer - Bart D. EhrmanIn times of questioning and despair, people often quote the Bible to provide answers. Surprisingly, though, the Bible does not have one answer but many "answers" that often contradict one another. Consider these competing explanations for suffering put forth by various biblical writers: The prophets: suffering is a punishment for sin The book of Job, which offers two different answers: suffering is a test, and you will be rewarded later for passing it; and suffering is beyond comprehension, since we are just human beings and God, after all, is God Ecclesiastes: suffering is the nature of
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June
Forest Fire. J. Burchett and S. Vogler - Jan Burchett, Sara VoglerBen and Zoe are off to Borneo on their latest mission. An orang-utan has set up home on the palm oil plantation and is resisting all attempts to bring him to the safety of the nearby reservation. When the twins discover that illegal logging has been taking place, it becomes clear that the orang-utan isn't the only one in danger.
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June
Horngren's Accounting - Tracie L. NoblesReaders looking for a dynamic way to learn accounting. Redefining tradition in the accounting course. The tenth edition of "Horngren's Accounting "presents the core content of the accounting course in a fresh format designed to help today's learners succeed. Built upon the foundation of the Horngren franchise, this new edition was created by an all-new author team who sought to bridge the gap between textbook content and classroom instruction techniques. New pedagogical features such as "Instructor Tips & Tricks" and "Common Questions, Answered "walk students through the material as a
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June
Game Development Essentials: Game Qa & Testing - Luis Levy, Jeannie NovakGame Development Essentials: Game Testing & QA explains the history of testing, basic and advanced techniques, educational background, and available online resources on testing. With Game Development Essentials: Game Testing & QA, dedicated gamers can learn what it takes to become a professional, well-paid QA or production testers - entering the game industry from the front door. Through first-hand experience and deep research, the authors shed light on the history of testing, basic and advanced techniques, job-hunting, and moving up in the ladder of game development.
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June
Trump: Think Like a Billionaire: Everything You Need to Know about Success, Real Estate, and Life - Donald Trump, Meredith McIverIt's not good enough to want it. You've got to know how to get it. Real estate titan, bestselling author, and TV star Donald J. Trump is the man to teach you the billionaire mind-set-how to think about money, career skills, and life. Here is crucial advice on investing in real estate from the expert, everything from dealing with brokers to renovating to assessing the value of property, buying and selling, and securing a mortgage. Trump will show you how to cut costs, decide how much risk to assume in your investments, and divide up your portfolio. He'll also teach you how to impress anyone, how to
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June
Animal Learning & Cognition: An Introduction - John M. PearceAnimal Learning and Cognition: An Introduction provides an up-to-date review of the principal findings from more than a century of research into animal intelligence. This new edition has been expanded to take account of the many exciting developments that have occurred over the last ten years. The book opens with a historical survey of the methods that have been used to study animal intelligence, and follows by summarizing the contribution made by learning processes to intelligent behavior. Topics include Pavlovian and instrumental conditioning, discrimination learning, and categorization. The
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June
Linux Pocket Guide - Daniel J. BarrettO'Reilly's Pocket Guides have earned a reputation as inexpensive, comprehensive, and compact guides that have the stuff but not the fluff. Every page of Linux Pocket Guide lives up to this billing. It clearly explains how to get up to speed quickly on day-to-day Linux use. Once you're up and running, Linux Pocket Guide provides an easy-to-use reference that you can keep by your keyboard for those times when you want a fast, useful answer, not hours in the man pages. Linux Pocket Guide is organized the way you use Linux: by function, not just alphabetically. It's not the 'bible of Linux; it's a
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June
Superheroes and Philosophy: Truth, Justice, and the Socratic Way - Tom Morris, William IrwinAs every serious comic book reader can tell, superheroes aren't tackling just brutish villains; they're grappling with Big Questions. In every adventure, Superman, Batman, the X-Men, and other extraordinarily empowered individuals are wrestling with problems of good and evil; ethical questions about violence in a good cause; the metaphysics of personal identity; and the perils of enforcing justice outside the law. In this brain-tickling book, a host of hip thinkers and graphic arts savants discuss the philosophical implications of superhuman achievers.
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June
The World's Greatest Resumes - Robert Wm MeierThe quickest way to a hiring manager'¬?s heart is an attention-getting resume. In THE WORLD'¬?S GREATEST RESUMES, career consultant Robert Wm. Meier explains how to turn your resume into the perfect job-seeking device by evaluating it against the world'¬?s first Resume Rater and its attendant Resume Quality Index, a quality standard for resumes similar to the academic GPA. Designed to gauge how well existing resumes elevate the job seeker above the competition, the Resume Rater grades each resume based on three categories-the ability to prove one'¬?s value, to accomplish one'¬?s goals, and to