Global Variables Are Evil (Ch. 19)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,880. Language: American English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Software Development & Engineering / Tools
Global variables are memory locations that are directly visible to an entire software system. This book chapter describes how they can increase complexity and lead to bugs. It also describes techniques to avoid or reduce the risk in using global variables. (This is Chapter 19 of the book Better Embedded System Software.)
The Colors Of Flowers
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Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Adventure & Adventurers
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This book is a children's literature that aims to make children aware of the importance of preserving nature. One little girl with a big curiosity, lives with the desire to understand why flowers have colors. This book offers an adventure that leads children to discover some details of the flowers and their ecosystem, at the same time explaining the importance of preserving the world around them.
Disposable Commodities
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Series: Strange & Unnatural Tales, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 15,180. Language: American English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Guy Trousseau, Hollywood agent, doesn't much care how his clients make use of his stable of luscious young "actresses"; to him, they are nothing more than disposable commodities. But when he gets a chance at the The Big Time, he finds that Lily, his very silent partner, no longer wishes to remain quite so silent. This is a short story.
Alt.Confessions
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Price: Free! Words: 13,250. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Bradford Crodin is an online predator who has gone too far. His tactic is confessions. He listens, understands, and invades the privacy of the person he pursues. He is successful at this, his perverted game. Too successful. This story takes place in the mid-1990s, when the Usenet was all the rage, and more or less the Facebook of its day.
Minor Miracles
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Price: Free! Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
If you’re a financially successful single mother but don’t know the name of your daughter’s teacher or that you have a cat; if you’re 40 and own a pith helmet and an Indiana Jones hat instead of stocks and bonds; if you can build a dollhouse but have trouble reading a bus schedule; if you talk to statues . . . maybe you need a minor miracle.
The Lands Of Vulgaria
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You set the price! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short Horror story H.P. Lovecraft style.
Death, Love & Life
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Price: Free! Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
'Death, Love & Life' is a spiritual discourse aimed at outlining the relevance of Death and Love in Life. It discusses the many connotations of Death and the ways to negotiate the inevitable.
Do Americans Believe Capitalism and Government are Working?: Religious Left, Religious Right and the Future of the Economic Debate
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Price: Free! Words: 18,120. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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Greed, lack of equal opportunity, poverty and lasting inequality are the reasons more than 4-in-10 (42 percent) Americans say capitalism is not working well, a major new national survey finds. The survey, which explores Americans’ views on faith, values and the economy, also finds that only the oldest Americans believe they are better off than their parents’ generation.
Waiting for You to Ask
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Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Maggie has had a crush on Jeff since high school. Finally, they become engaged to be married. Things seem to be too good to be true when Jeff and Emma linger their stares.
Pentagonal: A Guide to Geometry for Students of Wizardry
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Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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Why should geometry be an important subject at a school for wizards? Pentagon, pentagram, what's the difference?
The White Steed
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Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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A man is carried on a magical journey by a white winged horse to the brink of a historic battle only to end up in an unexpected place.
NCSI: Nursery Crime Scene Investigations
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Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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In debt and with marriage troubles, did Humpty Dumpty commit suicide... or was it MURDER?!
The Caillte Saíocht Supplemental Compendium
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Series: The Caillte Cycle, Supplement. You set the price! Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Are you reading The Tower of Boran, or any of the books in The Caillte Cycle, but finding certain aspects a little hard-to-follow, or just want to delve deeper into the world of Caillte? Well, not to worry, that’s what this book is for. If you are unsure how to pronounce a name, or you just want more information on a specific subject unique to the world, look here first.
My Angel
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Price: Free! Words: 680. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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After a near fatal accident a man finds himself in a majestic green meadow overlooked by a magnificent mountain peak where he meets his guardian angel.
Lab Rats
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Price: Free! Words: 14,080. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
Fennel is a lab rat with a (strong) mind of his own. Part of an experiment to isolate the precise pheromones that drive rats to procreate, he decides to not cooperate, at all. To go on a mating strike. And not only that, he enlists the agreement from his lab-rat friends to do the same. With some interesting fallout.
On Going Universe The Thread To Mend
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Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
On Going Universe The Thread To Mend FREE "e booklet", 13 years later after Ralph's Universe/Th.Trkstar adds Dimension and Depth to the Previous Volume with a "volumet" to complement the Original start with a Wonderful finish that Everyone can Participate in. The series is now completed. Approximately 1250 words 33 prose/poems
About Your Last Will and Testament!
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Series: My American Patriot, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 18,870. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Estates & Trusts
This short article is about the pitfalls in allowing your worst enemy (banksters) to draft your "last will and testament" on your behalf for they will enter clauses which will cost your widow needless money afterwards. Based on 22 years of legal practise and law enforcement experience the contents are not fiction and deals with a recent case.
Rows (A Flash Fiction Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Meagan Fischer wakes from the accident bloodied, disoriented, and alone. She remembers tires squealing, the Chevy's slow-motion cartwheel into the late summer tasseled corn, and the sickening crunch of failing steel. As her senses return, she recalls one other thing quite clearly...the eerie figure they swerved to avoid. And she feels it lurking now, among the rows.
Amber
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Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A young were-lioness bids her time in steel and concrete Singapore.
Martial Arts against Multiple Opponents
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Price: Free! Words: 13,460. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
This book will explain how to develop an effective approach to defending yourself against multiple attacker situations and also question some of the less effective strategies that are out there in the martial arts world.