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In Elon Musk Tesla SpaceX and the Quest for a Fantastic Future veteran technology journalist Ashlee Vance provides the first inside look into the extraordinary life and times of Silicon Valley s most audacious entrepreneur Written with exclusive access to Musk his family and friends the book traces the entrepreneur s journey from a rough upbringing in South Africa to the pinnacle of the global business world Vance spent more than 30 hours in conversation with Musk and interviewed close to 300 people to tell the tumultuous stories of Musk s world-changing companies PayPal Tesla Motors SpaceX and SolarCity and to characterize a man who has renewed American industry and sparked new levels of innovation while making plenty of enemies along the way Vance uses Musk s story to explore one of the pressing questions of our time can the nation of inventors and creators which led the modern world for a century still compete in an age of fierce global competition He argues that Musk--one of the most unusual and striking figures in American business history--is a contemporary amalgam of legendary inventors and industrialists like Thomas Edison Henry Ford Howard Hughes and Steve Jobs More than any other entrepreneur today Musk has dedicated... his energies and his own vast fortune to inventing a future that is as rich and far-reaching as the visionaries of the golden age of science-fiction fantasy more
The MCAT is changing in 2015 With the addition of three semesters worth of material more advanced critical thinking skills a longer duration and changes in content the new exam requires even more diligent prep with resources from Kaplan Test Prep The seven-book MCAT set emulates Kaplan s tried and true classroom experience With its easy-to-follow format and helpful teacher commentaries and advice students can be completely prepared for Test Day success Kaplan s MCAT Review offers UNPARALLELED MCAT 2015 KNOWLEDGE The Kaplan MCAT team has spent years studying every document related to MCAT 2015 available In conjunction with our expert psychometricians the Kaplan team is able to ensure the accuracy and realism of our practice materials THOROUGH SUBJECT REVIEW Written by top-rated award-winning Kaplan instructors All material has been vetted by editors with advanced science degrees and by a medical doctor NEW PRACTICE QUESTIONS THROUGHOUT Brand-new end-of-chapter questions and the introduction of Interactive Concept Checks which allow students to identify their strengths and areas of opportunity in real time MORE PRACTICE THAN THE COMPETITION With questions throughout the book and access to three full-length practice tests Kaplan s... MCAT Review has more practice than any other MCAT books on the market ONLINE COMPANION Access to online resources for all seven books to augment content studying including three full-length practice tests The MCAT is a computer-based test so practicing in the same format as Test Day is key TOP-QUALITY IMAGES With dozens of new images and full-color 3-D illustrations charts graphs and diagrams from the pages of Scientific American Kaplan s MCAT Review turns even the most intangible complex science into easy-to-visualize concepts KAPLAN S MCAT REPUTATION Kaplan gets more people into medical school than all other courses combined more
This new edition of the American Psychiatric Association s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-5 used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health Their dedication and hard work have yielded an authoritative volume that defines and classifies mental disorders in order to improve diagnoses treatment and research This manual which creates a common language for clinicians involved in the diagnosis of mental disorders includes concise and specific criteria intended to facilitate an objective assessment of symptom presentations in a variety of clinical settings inpatient outpatient partial hospital consultation-liaison clinical private practice and primary care The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition is the most comprehensive current and critical resource for clinical practice available to today s mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations The information contained in the manual is also valuable to other physicians and health professionals including psychologists counselors nurses and occupational and rehabilitation... therapists as well as social workers and forensic and legal specialists DSM-5 is the most definitive resource for the diagnosis and classification of mental disorders more
From the creator of the webcomic xkcd and author of the 1 New York Times bestseller What If a series of brilliantly and simply annotated blueprints that explain everything from nuclear bombs to ballpoint pens Have you ever tried to read up on some incredible part of the world only to find yourself faced with incomprehensible terminology and jargon It s nice to know what the parts of a thing are called but it s even more interesting to know what they do What if you had something that could clearly explain it all using simple words Thing Explainer by Randall Munroe does just that Using line drawings and only the thousand or rather ten hundred most common words he provides simple explanations for some of the world s most interesting things our food-heating radio boxes microwaves our very tall roads bridges and our computer buildings datacenters He also explains the other worlds around our sun the solar system the big flat rocks we live on tectonic plates and even the stuff inside us cells Where do these things come from How do they work What do they look like if you open them up What would life be like without them And what would happen if we heated them up cooled them down pointed them in a different direction or pressed this... button In Thing Explainer Munroe gives us the answers to these questions and so many more Funny interesting and always understandable this book is for anyone age 5 to 105 who has ever wondered how things work and why more
The Publication Manual is the style manual of choice for writers editors students and educators Although it is specifically designed to help writers in the behavioral sciences and social sciences anyone who writes non-fiction prose can benefit from its guidance The newly-revised Sixth Edition has not only been rewritten It has also been thoroughly rethought and reorganized making it the most user-friendly Publication Manual the APA has ever produced You will be able to find answers to your questions faster than ever before When you need advice on how to present information including text data and graphics for publication in any type of format--such as college and university papers professional journals presentations for colleagues and online publication--you will find the advice you re looking for in the Publication Manual
Often called the the best NCLEX exam review book ever Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination provides everything you need to prepare for the NCLEX exam - complete content review and over 5 100 NCLEX examination-style questions in the book and online Don t make the mistake of assuming the quality of the questions is the same in all NCLEX exam review books because only this book includes the kind of questions that consistently test the critical thinking skills necessary to pass today s NCLEX exam Even better all answers include detailed rationales to help you learn from your answer choices as well as test-taking strategies with tips on how to best approach each question Written by the most trusted name in NCLEX review Linda Anne Silvestri and updated to reflect the most current NCLEX test plan Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination 6th Edition is THE book of choice for NCLEX examination review But don t just take our word for it - read any customer review or ask your classmates to see why there s nothing else like it UNIQUE A detailed test-taking strategy and rationale is included for each question offering clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option and guiding you to remediation in... Saunders Strategies for Test Success Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX Exam and Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Exam UNIQUE Priority Nursing Action boxes list actions for clinical emergent situations requiring immediate action including a detailed rationale and textbook reference All alternate item-format questions are included with multiple response prioritizing fill-in-the-blank figure illustration chart exhibit video and audio questions to provide practice with prioritizing decision-making and critical thinking skills UNIQUE Pyramid Alert boxes spotlight important nursing concepts and procedures and include tips and shortcuts for remembering key information Exam preparation chapters include test-taking strategies the CAT format transitional issues for the foreign-educated nurse and the NCLEX-RN exam from a new graduate s perspective A comprehensive exam consists of 85 questions that cover all content areas in the book and mirror the percentages identified in the NCLEX-RN examination test plan NEW and UNIQUE A summary of key changes to the 2013 NCLEX-RN test plan is included in the front of the book New More practice questions have been added to the book and online bringing the total to 5 172 questions New Tracking of practice results on the Evolve companion website makes it easy to check your progress more
Rooted in traditional Toltec wisdom beliefs four agreements in life are essential steps on the path to personal freedom As beliefs are transformed through maintaining these agreements shamanic teacher and healer don Miguel Ruiz asserts lives will become filled with grace peace and unconditional love
Kaplan s GRE Premier 2015 is a comprehensive prep system that includes both book and mobile-enabled online components Get access to in-depth strategies test information and practice questions to help you score higher on the GRE Kaplan s GRE Premier 2015 contains 2 200 total practice questions with detailed explanations covering the Verbal Quantitative and Analytical Writing sections and strategies for handling all the question types you ll encounter on Test Day It also comes with study plans to help you make the most of your time preparing for the GRE Kaplan s GRE Premier 2015 features 2 200 practice questions with detailed explanations6 full-length practice tests 5 realistic Multi-Stage Tests available online and 1 in the book 500-question online Quiz Bank for customized quiz creation and review of GRE practice questionsMobile-enabled online resources study anywhere on any device with an internet connectionOnline study plans learn how to make the most of your time no matter how much or little time you have until Test DayDVD on stress management study planning and the graduate school application processAcademic support from Kaplan faculty via our Facebook page facebook com KaplanGradPrepKaplan guarantees that if you study with... this book DVD and online resources you will score higher on the GRE or you ll receive a full refund more
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