Downloads 3 TEAS Practice Tests by Exam Review Press: Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) Version V e-book

Downloads 3 TEAS Practice Tests by Exam Review Press: Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) Version V

  • Book: 3 TEAS Practice Tests by Exam Review Press: Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) Version V
  • Author: Ace the Test Team
  • Number of pages: 190
  • E-book file-sizes: 2.28 – 7.84 Mb

3 TEAS Practice Tests by Exam Review Press Students preparing for their all-important TEAS exam will find intensive test-taking practice for the TEAS in this brand-new book. Three full-length practice exams Exams are similar in length, structure, question type, and degree of difficulty to the actual TEAS All test questions answered and explained The best way to prepare for your TEAS exam is to “Practice, Practice, Practice.” In order to do that you need practice tests that match up to the real TEAS test. Other practice tests often only have 150 questions, because that is how many questions are scored on the TEAS exam. However, when you actually take the TEAS exam, you will face a test that includes 170 questions. The other 20 questions are not scored. Each of our three practice tests include a full 170 questions to give you a closer representation of the real exam.Read more Read less

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Downloads 1421: The Year China Discovered America

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  • Book: 1421: The Year China Discovered America
  • Author: Gavin Menzies
  • Number of pages: 552
  • E-book file-sizes: 6.62 – 22.77 Mb

The incredible true story of the discovery of America before Columbus was even born. Gavin Menzies’s extraordinary findings rewrite history. On March 8, 1421, the largest fleet the world had ever seen sailed from its base in China. The ships, huge junks nearly five hundred feet long and built from the finest teak, were under the command of Emperor Zhu Di’s loyal eunuch admirals. Their mission was “to proceed all the way to the end of the earth to collect tribute from the barbarians beyond the seas” and unite the whole world in Confucian harmony. Their journey would last more than two years and circle the globe. When they returned in October 1423, the emperor had fallen, leaving China in political and economic chaos. The great ships, now considered frivolous, were left to rot at their moorings and the records of their journeys were destroyed. Lost in China’s long, self-imposed isolation that followed was the knowledge that Chinese ships had reached America seventy years before Columbus and circumnavigated the globe a century before Magellan. Also concealed were how the Chinese colonized America before the Europeans and transplanted to America, Australia, New Zealand and South America the principal economic crops that have fed and clothed the world.Now, in a landmark historical journey, Gavin Menzies, who spent fifteen years tracing the astonishing voyages of the Chinese fleet, shares the remarkable account of his discoveries and the incontrovertible evidence to support them. His compelling narrative pulls together ancient maps, precise navigational knowledge, astronomy and the surviving accounts of Chinese explorers and the later European navigators to prove that the Chinese had also discovered Antarctica, reached Australia three hundred and fifty years before Cook and solved the problem of longitude three hundred years ahead of the Europeans. 1421 describes the artifacts and inscribed stones left behind by the emperor’s fleet, the evidence of wrecked junks along its route — discovered in locations ranging from the middle of the Mississippi River to tributaries of the Amazon — and the ornate votive offerings left by the Chinese sailors wherever they landed, in honor of Shao Lin, goddess of the sea.1421: The Year China Discovered America is the story of a remarkable journey of discovery that rewrites our understanding of history. Our knowledge of world exploration as it has been commonly accepted for centuries must now be reconceived due to this classic work of historical detection.Read more Read less

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Download ebook The Man-Eaters of Tsavo and Other East African Adventures

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  • Book: The Man-Eaters of Tsavo and Other East African Adventures
  • Author: John Henry Patterson
  • Number of pages: 212
  • E-book file-sizes: 2.54 – 8.74 Mb

President Theodore Roosevelt once wrote, “I think that the incident of the Uganda man-eating lions, is the most remarkable account of which we have any record. It is a great pity that it should not be preserved in permanent form.” Now this timeless original account by Col. John Henry Patterson has been which was preserved over time is republished in this paperback edition. This is an excellent historical account of the African journey of Col. Patterson and his first-person account of interactions with man-eating lions, natives and other interesting stories.

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Downloads REQUIEM A Memoir of Sex, Madness, and Self-Destruction ebook

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  • Book: REQUIEM A Memoir of Sex, Madness, and Self-Destruction
  • Author: Fredy Espinoza
  • Number of pages: 320
  • E-book file-sizes: 3.84 – 13.21 Mb

REQUIEM is a true autobiography of a young man who grows up with a paranoid schizophrenic mother who believes the devil desires her children’s souls. Immediately opening up with an exorcism, you witness the dark world of a sixteen year old boy as he struggles to deal with horrifying acts of physical and sexual abuse, familial violence, self-destructive choices, murder attempts, and rape well into his young adulthood. Against all odds, the protagonist perseveres and chooses to reveal all his family’s darkest secrets, as well as his own.

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Downloads The World of Mining ebook

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  • Book: The World of Mining
  • Author: Richard Woldendorp, Jim Wark, Karlheinz Spitz, John Trudinger
  • Number of pages: 250
  • E-book file-sizes: 3 – 10.32 Mb

“In this truly unique celebration of mining, breathtaking aerial photographs by award-wining photograpers Jim Wark and Richard Woldendorp accompany ground-level pictures of mines, mine-side oddities, and mine communities. Informed but breezy narratives by mining experts John Trudinger and Karlheinz Spitz identify and explain the images.The World of Mining shows that mining and associated activities can be impressive, attractive, and even spectacular. The book illustrates most if not all aspects of mining and mineral processing, in all its varieties, and from different environments throughout the world. It illustrates the colourful history of mining and its importance to the development of civilisation as we know it. It depicts the wide range of activities in modern mining, from exploration to mine closure, as well as traditional mining by skilled practitioners, using methods adapted to local conditions.A visual feast for anyone interested, with and without a background in the earth sciences or photography. Recommended as well as a primary and secondary school information source on the subject. “”…a highly credible and lavishly produced volume…”” — Australian Journal of Mining, November 2011Check out the author’s portal for unbiased and accurate information about mining, its effects on the environment, and the attendant social costs and benefits.”

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U.S. Army Survival Manual: FM 21-76 book

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  • Book: U.S. Army Survival Manual: FM 21-76
  • Author: Department of Defense
  • Number of pages: 106
  • E-book file-sizes: 1.27 – 4.37 Mb

The most proven and field tested military techniques, documented by the U.S military and used for official training, The U.S. Army Survival Manual provides step by step instruction and illustrations for surviving outdoors–survival skills every soldier, climber, hiker, and hunter should know.

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Downloads Fabricated: The New World of 3D Printing e-book

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  • Book: Fabricated: The New World of 3D Printing
  • Author: Hod Lipson, Melba Kurman
  • Number of pages: 280
  • E-book file-sizes: 3.36 – 11.56 Mb

Fabricated tells the story of 3D printers, humble manufacturing machines that are bursting out of the factory and into homes, businesses, schools, kitchens, hospitals, even the fashion catwalk. The magic happens when you plug a 3D printer into today’s mind-boggling digital technologies. Add to that the Internet, tiny, low cost electronic circuitry, radical advances in materials science and biotech and voila! The result is an explosion of technological and social innovation. Fabricated provides readers with practical and imaginative insights to the question “how will 3D printing technologies change my life?” Based on hundreds of hours of research and dozens of interviews with experts from a broad range of industries, Fabricated offers readers an informative, engaging and fast-paced introduction to 3D printing now and in the future. Chapters and contentsChapter 1: Everything is becoming science fiction. What would “just another regular day” look like in a future, 3D printable world?Chapter 2: A machine that can make almost anything. Information morphed from analog form to digital. Will physical objects be next? Ten key principles explain 3D printing’s disruptive power. Chapter 3: Nimble manufacturing. Emerging business models lie somewhere between mass production and the local farmer’s market. Small-batch manufacturing is becoming profitable, freeing entrepreneurs from the tyranny imposed by economies of scale.Chapter 4: Tomorrow’s economy of printable products. 3D printing, low-cost design and manufacturing technologies create new market opportunities as consumers increasingly crave on-demand, custom “experience” products.Chapter 5: Printing in layers. For those of a technological bent, a deep dive into the inner workings of the 3D printing process.Chapter 6: Design software, the digital canvas. Without an attached computer, a 3D printer is just an elaborate paperweight. An overview of design software and “digital capture.”Chapter 7: Bioprinting in “living ink.” Design software and 3D printers read medical scans to fabricate living tissue and custom artificial joints. How long before all of us can tap into this Fountain of Youth?Chaper 8: Digital cuisine. Today you can 3D print “high resolution” and delicious shortbread, chocolate figurines and tortillas. In the future, Quantified Selfers and couch potatoes alike will balance their diets by streaming biometrics to a food printer.Chapter 9: A factory in the classroom. Primary and middle school teachers teach “children’s engineering” using vivid, hands-on lesson plans.Chapter 10: Unleashing a new aesthetic. 3D printers are the output device computer-savvy artists, designers and architects have been waiting for.Chapter 11: Green, clean manufacturing. What’s cleaner to make? A 3D printed plastic toy or a mass-produced plastic toy? 3D printers may introduce greener living… or help us drown in a rising tidal wave of plastic junk.Chapter 12: Ownership, safety and legal frontiers. Technology evolves faster than the law. Consumer safety and intellectual property laws will stretch to deal with printed weapons, counterfeit products and unregulated custom-made products. Chapter 13: Designing the future. Why was Star Trek’s Replicator used only to make Earl Grey tea? Because once we shape our tools, then our tools shape us. Next-generation design software will unshackle our imaginations, giving us new ways to imagine and edit the physical world. Chapter 14: The next episode of 3D printing. What lies ahead? Watercolor artists create infinite hues by blending primary colors. Regular people will design and blend standard materials — or micro-scale electronic components — and “print” them out in fine, meticulously patterned sprays. The result? Weird and wacky new materials. Robots that walk out of the 3D printer. Ready-made, responsive smart materials.

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Download Sneezy the Snowman ebook

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  • Book: Sneezy the Snowman
  • Author: Maureen Wright, Stephen Gilpin
  • Number of pages: 32
  • E-book file-sizes: 0.38 – 1.31 Mb

B-R-R-R-R! AH-CHOO! Sneezy the Snowman is cold, cold, cold. To warm up, he drinks cocoa, sits in a hot tub, stands near a warm fire – and melts! But the children know just what to do to build him up again – and make him feel “just right”. Hilarity chills the air with playful mixed-media illustrations by Stephen Gilpin as Sneezy attempts to warm himself with some silly results.

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Downloads Miles to Go: The Second Journal of the Walk Series

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  • Book: Miles to Go: The Second Journal of the Walk Series
  • Author: Richard Paul Evans
  • Number of pages: 336
  • E-book file-sizes: 4.03 – 13.86 Mb

Alan Christoffersen, a once-successful advertising executive, wakes one morning to find himself injured, alone, and confined to a hospital bed in Spokane, Washington. Sixteen days earlier, reeling from the sudden loss of his wife, his home, and his business, Alan left everything he knew behind and set off on an extraordinary cross-country journey. Carrying only a backpack, he planned to walk to Key West, the farthest destination on his map. But a vicious roadside stabbing has interrupted Alan’s trek and robbed him of his one source of solace: the ability to walk.Homeless and facing months of difficult recovery, Alan has nowhere to turn—until a mysterious woman enters his life and invites him into her home. Generous and kind, Angel seems almost too good to be true, but all is not as it appears. Alan soon realizes that before he can return to his own journey, he must first help Angel with hers.From one of America’s most beloved and bestselling storytellers comes an astonishing tale of life and death, love and second chances, and why sometimes the best way to heal your own suffering is by helping to heal someone else’s. Inspiring, moving, and full of wisdom, Miles to Go picks up where the bestseller The Walk left off, continuing the unforgettable series about one man’s unrelenting search for hope.

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Download How to Open & Operate a Financially Successful Import Export Business (Book & CD-ROM)

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  • Book: How to Open & Operate a Financially Successful Import Export Business (Book & CD-ROM)
  • Author: Maritza Manresa
  • Number of pages: 288
  • E-book file-sizes: 3.46 – 11.9 Mb
  • CD file-sizes: 476 – 680 Mb

“The import and export business is not just for goliath corporations. An individual armed with the right information can get in on this enormous industry. It is big business these days – to the tune of an annual $1.2 trillion in goods, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. In 2007 alone, American companies will export $772 billion in merchandise to more than 150 foreign countries. Billions of dollars in merchandise and goods are being exchanged each day in the global marketplace. These products are bought, sold, represented, and distributed somewhere in the world on a daily basis. While basically any country can offer opportunities for import export trade, Canada, Mexico, Japan, and China have topped the trading chart for the past two decades. In the last few years, countries in the former Soviet Union and South America have become major players. Compared to other businesses, however, import export companies have a very low startup cost. You do not need any special license or degree; what you need to succeed is the expert advice presented in this new, comprehensive manual. This is a business you run from home, and travel is mostly optional. This guide provides readers with an understanding of the basic concepts of international trade and will help you navigate the maze of international trade policies and regulations. This new book is a comprehensive and detailed study of the business side of the import export business. You will learn everything from the initial startup decisions to working with U.S. and foreign companies. If you are investigating opportunities in this type of business, you should begin by reading this book. While providing detailed instruction and examples, the author leads you through every detail that will bring success. You will learn how to draw up a winning business plan (the companion CD-ROM has the actual business plan you can use in Microsoft WordA?A„A?) and about basic cost control systems, commercial terms, documentation, trade agreements, trade shows, cultural issues, customs and market research, the latest information on government regulations, tax laws, customs requirements, shipping procedures, how to represent U.S.-based companies, copyright and trademark issues, product pricing, distribution systems, custom brokers, international documentation, branding, foreign-trade leads, management, legal concerns, sales and marketing techniques, and pricing formulas. You will learn how to set up computer systems to save time and money, how to meet IRS requirements, how to manage and train employees, how to generate high profile public relations and publicity, and how to implement low cost internal marketing ideas. You will learn how to build your business by using low and no cost ways to satisfy customers, as well as ways to increase sales and have customers refer others to you. Successful import export experts will appreciate this valuable resource and reference it in their daily activities as a source of ready-to-use forms, Web sites, operating and cost cutting ideas, and mathematical formulas that can easily be applied to their operations. The companion CD-ROM contains all the forms found in the book, as well as a sample business plan you can adapt for your own use.”

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