How to unleash your inner nerd, tap into radical curiosity, and solve any problem
Author: Bill Nye
In the New York Times bestseller Everything All at Once, Bill Nye shows you how thinking like a nerd is the key to changing yourself and the world around you. Everyone has an inner nerd just waiting to be awakened by the right passion. In Everything All at Once, Bill Nye will help you find yours. With his call to arms, he wants you to examine every detail of the most difficult problems that look unsolvable—that is, until you find the solution. Bill shows you how to develop critical thinking skills and create change, using his “everything all at once” approach that leaves no stone unturned. Whether addressing climate change, the future of our society as a whole, or personal success, or stripping away the mystery of fire walking, there are certain strategies that get results: looking at the world with relentless curiosity, being driven by a desire for a better future, and being willing to take the actions needed to make change happen. He shares how he came to create this approach—starting with his Boy Scout training (it turns out that a practical understanding of science and engineering is immensely helpful in a capsizing canoe) and moving through the lessons he learned as a full-time engineer at Boeing, a stand-up comedian, CEO of The Planetary Society, and, of course, as Bill Nye The Science Guy. This is the story of how Bill Nye became Bill Nye and how he became a champion of change and an advocate of science. It’s how he became The Science Guy. Bill teaches us that we have the power to make real change. Join him in… dare we say it… changing the world.
The New International Version is the world's most popular modern English Bible translation. It is renowned for its combination of reliability and readability and was fully revised and updated in 2011 for the first time in 25 years. This NIV Bible features:Words of Christ in red (red text will only appear if your e-reader has a colour display) Specially developed easy navigation system Quick links to key stories, events and people of the Bible Quick links to inspiration and help from the Bible for different life situations Linked Bible reading plan Bible timeline Overview of each book of the Bible British spelling, punctuation and grammarThis revised and updated edition of the NIV takes into account changes in the way we use language day to day; advances in biblical scholarship and understanding; and the need to faithfully reflect whether men and women are referred to in each instance, using gender accurate language. The translators have carefully assessed a huge body of scholarship, as well as inviting peer submissions, in order to review every word of the existing NIV to ensure it remains as clear and relevant today as when it was first published.Royalties from all sales of the NIV Bible help Biblica, formerly the International Bible Society, in their work of translating and distributing Bibles around the world.
Supriya Rutherford Ramachandran grew up in a house of secrets. A starry-eyed dreamer, haunted by the early death of her father, she longs for a life of meaning. When she discovers a forbidden box of her grandmother's letters from India in 1938, she uncovers a dark family secret, a surprising hidden identity, and a frightening cache of uncontrollable power destined for her. As time runs out, Supriya must master the burden of her new self-awareness while the fate of the world rests precariously in her young hands. Featuring interwoven stories across present-day San Francisco and WWII India, RED SAPPHIRE pays homage to its roots in Indian mythology with a swashbuckling tale that brings together a delightfully complex counterpoint of suspenseful arcs, vivid imagery, and tender human stories. A captivating fantasy epic spanning generations, cultures and continents, THE SITA CHRONICLES is a seven book series that brings a breath of fresh air and an infusion of global storytelling to modern fantasy literature.
This new book, from the editor of the highly successful Pharmaceutical Analysis, sets out to define the area of pharmaceutical chemistry as distinct from medicinal chemistry. It focuses less on prototypes of drugs that perhaps never came to market and more on the drugs currently in use. The emphasis in the book is on the physicochemical properties of drug molecules and, in so far as they are known, the way that these properties govern the interaction of the drug with its target. Important physicochemical properties include pKa and partition coefficient and the properties of the structural elements within the drug which provide interactions with the target via a range of intermolecular forces. The last fifteen years has seen a great advance in the knowledge of protein structures and a strong emphasis is given to the interaction of drugs with proteins which shape the majority of drug mechanisms. Features: Focus on intramolecular actions Mechanisms of action richly illustrated Self-assessment included Comprehensive chapters on vitamins and biotechnological products This new book, from the editor of the highly successful Pharmaceutical Analysis, sets out to define the area of pharmaceutical chemistry as distinct from medicinal chemistry. It focuses less on prototypes of drugs that perhaps never came to market and more on the drugs currently in use. The emphasis in the book is on the physicochemical properties of drug molecules and, in so far as they are known, the way that these properties govern the interaction of the drug with its target. Important physicochemical properties include pKa and partition coefficient and the properties of the structural elements within the drug which provide interactions with the target via a range of intermolecular forces. The last fifteen years has seen a great advance in the knowledge of protein structures and a strong emphasis is given to the interaction of drugs with proteins which shape the majority of drug mechanisms. Features: Focus on intramolecular actions Mechanisms of action richly illustrated Self-assessment included Comprehensive chapters on vitamins and biotechnological products
The easy way to have fun with your iPhone - fully updated for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus! Are you all about your iPhone? You've come to the right place! iPhone All-in-One For Dummies covers all the basics and beyond to give you hands-on, all-encompassing coverage of your new smartphone. Written in plain English and packed with tons of full-color photographs that help bring the information to life, this friendly guide shows you how to activate the iPhone, control the multi-touch and voice-recognition interfaces, tour the iPhone's built-in apps and settings, set up security features, start sending texts, and configure e-mail. Next, it moves on to tackling the iPhone's more advanced features, like capturing and sharing photos, tapping into maps, acquiring and listening to music, creating and sharing notes and memos, making video calls with FaceTime, and much more. Fully updated to reflect Apple's newest iPhone hardware and iOS software, along with the new iLife and iWork apps, this new edition of iPhone All-in-One For Dummies takes the guesswork out of making the most of your iPhone. If you're using your Apple smartphone at home, at work, or on the go, everything you need to have fun and work smarter with your iPhone is right inside. Covers iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, and older iPhone models Offers five full-color books of content that add up to nearly 600 pages of material—big bang for your buck Provides steps for setting up your iPhone and synching with iCloud Includes complementary online video course material Walks through troubleshooting and fixing common iPhone problems Whether this is your first iPhone or an upgrade to the latest version, iPhone All-in-One For Dummies helps you unlock all of its incredible capabilities.
Now in its 25th edition, the popular and established Baillière’s Nurse’s Dictionary has been extensively revised and includes new entries to address the changing world of nursing and healthcare services. This edition is firmly focused on the needs of nurses and healthcare practitioners. Packed with useful information, it provides the essential pocket reference resource for everyone involved in nursing and healthcare. NEW! Online Spellchecker - download to your PC for correct spelling of medical terms in papers and dissertations. Word of the day - Learn a new term daily Convenient, portable size Expanded appendices, and with new terms in many subject areas, including: Sports medicine Health advice Nutrition Nurse prescribing Complementary therapies Management/administration Research Emergency and trauma care Clinical governance. Online resources consisting of: Spellchecker – download to your PC for correct spelling of medical terms in papers and dissertations Word of the day – learn a new term daily Useful weblinks.
The Alpha course is a great way to find out more about Christianity. Now the Alpha Bible In One Year offers you a practical way to get to know the Bible better. Starting in January, the whole Bible is divided up into easy daily readings to take you through the year. With an introduction and daily online commentary from Alpha founder Nicky Gumbel, reading the Alpha Bible In One Year is designed to be a community experience that will inspire and equip you in building lifelong faith on firm foundations. Millions of people around the world have benefited from the Alpha course, a ten week practical introduction to the Christian faith. The course, which is run in all the main Christian denominations, offers an opportunity to explore the meaning of life in an informal and relaxed setting. The NIV is the world's most popular Bible in modern English. It is widely regarded as the most readable and accurate translation available.