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Walt Disney and the Facsimile of Reality
By J. Richard Singleton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Essay
An essay detailing the benefits and drawbacks of Walt Disney's affect on animation, and childrens' fiction and cinema. The author outlines how Disney the man and the corporation revolutionalized childrens' entertainment and animation, with the unexpected drawback of wounding traditional folk tales and mass-marketing childhood to create a shared experience as consumers.
The Lam-Ang Experiment (Book One: Alan M.G.)
By Michael A.R. Co
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 290. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by Sci-Fil. Category: Fiction
Hundreds of years in the future, the Dawn-1 is savagely attacked by an unknown entity from inside the Capariaan Nebula. Thirteen starships have so far vanished in this mysterious region, including the Dawn-1. Three years later, Dr. Namungan, the mission's chief scientist, trains her own son to solve the mystery. But there's a catch: he's only nine months old.
The True Origin of Species
By John Kuti
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,670. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
New revolutionary paridigm for evolutionary adaptation that replaces darwin. Instead of competitive advantage it proposes a balance in cooperative and competitive traits based on 9 ascending steps in subjective complexity. The theory of bilateral subjective adaptation also proposes that new species are created because of genomic awareness and plasticity responding to extreme ecological stress.
Poker According to Sun Tzu
By Mike Evan
Price: Free! Words: 21,990. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Sun Tzu’s timeless classic, “The Art of War,” is adapted specifically for the competitive poker player. Players at all levels will find a multitude of lessons to help them maintain discipline, manage the internal conflict between mind and impulse, find their “center,” and raise their play to the level of a master.
The Seven Gods of Luck
By David Kudler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: American English. Published: November 26, 2012 by Stillpoint Digital Press. Category: Fiction
Sachiko and Kenji just want to welcome the new year in the proper way, but their mother tells them they don't have the money for a New Year's feast. An act of generosity brings help from an unexpected source in this heartwarming Japanese classic. May the Seven Gods of Luck visit you!
A Hell of Heaven
By S. A. Barton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Fiction
Willem has grown up in the City, an intensely crowded society in which no detail goes unmonitored and no deviation is tolerated. When he sees what is outside for the first time in his life, the sight will change him forever and introduce him to the unthinkable: another way of life.
Making Infrastructure Disaster-Resilient
By Independent Evaluation at the Asian Development Bank
Series: Learning Lessons. Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
This paper offers lessons for making infrastructure disaster-resilient based mainly on the experience of countries in Asia and the Pacific. It also shares practices associated with the multifaceted dimensions of resilience by drawing on publications from international and national organizations.
The Individualist in Nature Society and State
By James Constant
Series: Government, Book 14. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: American English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Man is part of a natural and social environments. The natural environment is structured by nature and the social environment is structured by the state. Man cannot escape from either environment and to survive, during his lifetime and after, must adapt.
Learning Mechanisms
By Nicoladie Tam, Ph.D.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
“Learning Mechanisms” is a part of the Neuropsychopharmacology course series textbooks. It is a tutorial written in questions and answers format. It is a study guide with in-depth explanations. Each section is a modular unit that is self-contained for easy reading. The principles and concepts are introduced systematically so students can learn and retain the materials intuitively.
Apples and Onions
By Amanda Frederickson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Fiction
Amy’s close encounter with a dragon in her family’s apple orchard produces unexpected fruit.