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25 Tips for the Budding Ph.D. - A Guide for Doctoral Students
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College Guides
As a Ph.D. student you will have to deal with many issues. You need an overall mindset to confront these issues head on so you can come out on top. Dr. Akil has lived through and flourished in this environment and has ample advice to help you in your quest for the Ph.D. His tips, advice and strategies will save you a lot of time and headaches and will help put you ahead of the pack.
The Whale's Call
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,910. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
The discovery of a beached whale leads young Corey Blake to an incredible voyage within an underwater universe. Corey, and her brother Alexander, miraculously inhabit the bodies of two Gray Whales and travel to a mysterious congregation of cetaceans intent on changing the course of planetary destiny. We meet a host of whales, from comic to mystic, threatened by nefarious government agents.
Dangerous To Know
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Series: New Bay, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,320. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Jerome Mayer is tall, dark and dangerous to know. Normally Gemma would run a mile, but with a freshly broken heart maybe it’s time for this good girl to take a walk on the wild side. However the danger to them both turns out to be more than just emotional when someone objects to their attempts to uncover a corrupt land deal.
Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: 2011 U.S. Coast Guard Report of the Investigation into the Explosion, Fire, and Sinking aboard the Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (April 20, 2010)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,560. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
This long-awaited report by the U.S. Coast Guard provides authoritative, official findings on the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the explosion, fire, sinking and loss of eleven crew members aboard the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010.
Fifty Years of Global Warming
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Price: Free! Words: 26,010. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Green living
These 65 essays reflect my personal journey to understand the three modern-day horsemen of the apocalypse who stalk mankind: climate change, peak oil, and population growth. What I found was not reassuring. But don't take my word for any of this. Study the issues. Make up your own mind. Then think about preparing your kids to live in a very different world from the one they see around them today.
Monoculture: How One Story is Changing Everything
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,830. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Winner of the 2011 George Orwell Award. One of The Atlantic's Top 11 psychology books of 2011. As human beings, we’ve always told stories. Now imagine that one story is taking over the others, narrowing our diversity and creating a monoculture. As a result, your work, your relationships, your community, your physical and spiritual health, your education, and your creativity are changing.
The Little Book Of Life - Book One - I to Z
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 237,320. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The Little Book Of Life is the definitive conversation on being human. Covering over 250 topics, from anger to animals, and war to waste. written as a dialogue with the reader, It engages you at all times, asking you to question everything you have ever believed in, but in a friendly,non-judgemental tone, and is an essential read for any person who wishes to enquire into the nature of all things.
Who Cares? Or why war, poverty, environmental destruction and debt remain so popular.
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,900. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A powerful and truly original look at why we still make war, accept poverty, trash our living space and owe so much money. This neat little book that says it all.
Second Chance
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,370. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Join Josh Holloway as he leads a team of time travelers back into the late 1500s to unite Native Americans, expel colonists, and make humans develop a reverence of nature and respect for Mother Earth. This is a fascinating read filled with basic truths, and historic insights.
In Denial
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Series: The Kyoto procrastination, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Why are we in denial when predictions of climate change from such eminent bodies as the IPPC to academic foundations studying this anthropogenic phenomenon predict sea level rise enough to engulf tens of thousands of square miles of coastline world-wide, super hurricanes and super storms, droughts and crop failures? Are not Katrina and the ‘Super Storm’ Sandy at least pricking your conscience?