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New York Times Bestseller A grand tour of the science of cooking explored through popular American dishes illustrated in full color Ever wondered how to pan-fry a steak with a charred crust and an interior that s perfectly medium-rare from edge to edge when you cut into it How to make homemade mac n cheese that is as satisfyingly gooey and velvety-smooth as the blue box stuff but far tastier How to roast a succulent moist turkey forget about brining and use a foolproof method that works every time As Serious Eats s culinary nerd-in-residence J Kenji L pez-Alt has pondered all these questions and more In The Food Lab Kenji focuses on the science behind beloved American dishes delving into the interactions between heat energy and molecules that create great food Kenji shows that often conventional methods don t work that well and home cooks can achieve far better results using new but simple techniques In hundreds of easy-to-make recipes with over 1 000 full-color images you will find out how to make foolproof Hollandaise sauce in just two minutes how to transform one simple tomato sauce into a half dozen dishes how to make the crispiest creamiest potato casserole ever conceived and much more Over 1000 color photographs
More than 30 fanciful full-page illustrations depict the wisest of birds in lush tapestry-like settings Covered with flowers paisleys and other fun-to-color patterns these adorable owls are posed against vivid backgrounds brimming with intricate designs Pages are perforated and printed on one side only for easy removal and display Specially designed for experienced colorists Owls and other Creative Haven coloring books offer an escape to a world of inspiration and artistic fulfillment
1 New York Times bestseller Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize David McCullough tells the dramatic story-behind-the-story about the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly Wilbur and Orville Wright On a winter day in 1903 in the Outer Banks of North Carolina two unknown brothers from Ohio changed history But it would take the world some time to believe what had happened the age of flight had begun with the first heavier-than-air powered machine carrying a pilot Who were these men and how was it that they achieved what they did David McCullough two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize tells the surprising profoundly American story of Wilbur and Orville Wright Far more than a couple of unschooled Dayton bicycle mechanics who happened to hit on success they were men of exceptional courage and determination and of far-ranging intellectual interests and ceaseless curiosity much of which they attributed to their upbringing The house they lived in had no electricity or indoor plumbing but there were books aplenty supplied mainly by their preacher father and they never stopped reading When they worked together no problem seemed to be insurmountable Wilbur was unquestionably a genius Orville had such mechanical ingenuity as... few had ever seen That they had no more than a public high school education little money and no contacts in high places never stopped them in their mission to take to the air Nothing did not even the self-evident reality that every time they took off in one of their contrivances they risked being killed In this thrilling book master historian David McCullough draws on the immense riches of the Wright Papers including private diaries notebooks scrapbooks and more than a thousand letters from private family correspondence to tell the human side of the Wright Brothers story including the little-known contributions of their sister Katharine without whom things might well have gone differently for them more
From the creator of the worldwide bestsellers Secret Garden and Enchanted Forest a beautiful new coloring book that takes you on a magical journey beneath the waves With Lost Ocean Johanna Basford invites color-inners of all ages to discover an enchanting underwater world hidden in the depths of the sea Through intricate pen and ink illustrations to complete color and embellish readers will meet shoals of exotic fish curious octopi and delicately penned seahorses Visit coral reefs and barnacle-studded shipwrecks discover intricate shells and pirate treasure Secret Garden and Enchanted Forest fans and newcomers alike will welcome this creative journey into an inky new world
This access kit will provide you with a code to get into MyMathLab a personalized interactive learning environment where you can learn mathematics and statistics at your own pace and measure your progress In order to use MyMathLab you will need a CourseID provided by your instructor MyMathLab is not a self-study product and does require you to be in an instructor-led course This product is for the national MyMathLab access kit If your school has a custom MyMathLab course the printed access card will not work MyMathLab includes Interactive tutorial exercises MyMathLab s homework and practice exercises are correlated to the exercises in the relevant textbook and they regenerate algorithmically to give you unlimited opportunity for practice and mastery Most exercises are free-response and provide an intuitive math symbol palette for entering math notation Exercises include guided solutions sample problems and learning aids for extra help at point-of-use and they offer helpful feedback when students enter incorrect answers eBook with multimedia learning aids MyMathLab courses include a full eBook with a variety of multimedia resources available directly from selected examples and exercises on the page You can link out to learning... aids such as video clips and animations to improve their understanding of key concepts Study plan for self-paced learning MyMathLab s study plan helps you monitor your own progress letting you see at a glance exactly which topics you need to practice MyMathLab generates a personalized study plan for you based on your test results and the study plan links directly to interactive tutorial exercises for topics you haven t yet mastered You can regenerate these exercises with new values for unlimited practice and the exercises include guided solutions and multimedia learning aids to give students the extra help they need NOTE Access codes can only be used one time If you purchased a used book that claimed that it included an access code your code may already have been used and it will not work again In this case you must purchase a new access code For Customer Technical Support go to http 247pearsoned custhelp com Phone Support 800-677-6337 Please note the packaging on this product has changed whether you receive the current cover or earlier cover the product is still the same more
The Tenth Edition of the best-selling text Campbell BIOLOGY helps launch you to success in biology through its clear and engaging narrative superior pedagogy and innovative use of art and photos to promote student learning The Tenth Edition helps you develop a deeper understanding of biology by making connections visually across chapters and building the scientific skills needed for success in upper-level courses New Make Connections Figures pull together content from different chapters visually helping you see big picture relationships New Scientific Skills Exercises in every chapter use real data to build key skills needed for biology including data analysis graphing experimental design and math skills New examples show you how our ability to sequence DNA and proteins rapidly and inexpensively is transforming every subfield of biology
Why use this coloring book For more than 35 years The Anatomy Coloring Book has been the 1 best-selling human anatomy coloring book A useful tool for anyone with an interest in learning anatomical structures this concisely written text features precise extraordinary hand-drawn figures that were crafted especially for easy coloring and interactive study Organized according to body systems each of the 162 two-page spreads featured in this book includes an ingenious color-key system where anatomical terminology is linked to detailed illustrations of the structures of the body When you color to learn with The Anatomy Coloring Book you make visual associations with key terminology and assimilate information while engaging in kinesthetic learning Studying anatomy is made easy and fun The Fourth Edition features user-friendly two-page spreads with enlarged art clearer more concise text descriptions and new boldface headings that make this classic coloring book accessible to a wider range of learners
From one of the world s most highly regarded social scientists a transformative book on the habits of mind that lead to the best predictions Everyone would benefit from seeing further into the future whether buying stocks crafting policy launching a new product or simply planning the week s meals Unfortunately people tend to be terrible forecasters As Wharton professor Philip Tetlock showed in a landmark 2005 study even experts predictions are only slightly better than chance However an important and underreported conclusion of that study was that some experts do have real foresight and Tetlock has spent the past decade trying to figure out why What makes some people so good And can this talent be taught In Superforecasting Tetlock and coauthor Dan Gardner offer a masterwork on prediction drawing on decades of research and the results of a massive government-funded forecasting tournament The Good Judgment Project involves tens of thousands of ordinary people including a Brooklyn filmmaker a retired pipe installer and a former ballroom dancer who set out to forecast global events Some of the volunteers have turned out to be astonishingly good They ve beaten other benchmarks competitors and prediction markets They ve even beaten... the collective judgment of intelligence analysts with access to classified information They are superforecasters In this groundbreaking and accessible book Tetlock and Gardner show us how we can learn from this elite group Weaving together stories of forecasting successes the raid on Osama bin Laden s compound and failures the Bay of Pigs and interviews with a range of high-level decision makers from David Petraeus to Robert Rubin they show that good forecasting doesn t require powerful computers or arcane methods It involves gathering evidence from a variety of sources thinking probabilistically working in teams keeping score and being willing to admit error and change course Superforecasting offers the first demonstrably effective way to improve our ability to predict the future whether in business finance politics international affairs or daily life and is destined to become a modern classic more
The book that started the Quiet RevolutionAt least one-third of the people we know are introverts They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion who favor working on their own over working in teams It is to introverts Rosa Parks Chopin Dr Seuss Steve Wozniak that we owe many of the great contributions to society In Quiet Susan Cain argues that we dramatically undervalue introverts and shows how much we lose in doing so She charts the rise of the Extrovert Ideal throughout the twentieth century and explores how deeply it has come to permeate our culture She also introduces us to successful introverts from a witty high-octane public speaker who recharges in solitude after his talks to a record-breaking salesman who quietly taps into the power of questions Passionately argued superbly researched and filled with indelible stories of real people Quiet has the power to permanently change how we see introverts and equally important how they see themselves Now with Extra Libris material including a reader s guide and bonus content
Major New York Times bestsellerWinner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award in 2012Selected by the New York Times Book Review as one of the best books of 2011A Globe and Mail Best Books of the Year 2011 TitleOne of The Economist s 2011 Books of the Year One of The Wall Street Journal s Best Nonfiction Books of the Year 20112013 Presidential Medal of Freedom RecipientIn the international bestseller Thinking Fast and Slow Daniel Kahneman the renowned psychologist and winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think System 1 is fast intuitive and emotional System 2 is slower more deliberative and more logical The impact of overconfidence on corporate strategies the difficulties of predicting what will make us happy in the future the profound effect of cognitive biases on everything from playing the stock market to planning our next vacation--each of these can be understood only by knowing how the two systems shape our judgments and decisions Engaging the reader in a lively conversation about how we think Kahneman reveals where we can and cannot trust our intuitions and how we can tap into the benefits of slow thinking He offers... practical and enlightening insights into how choices are made in both our business and our personal lives--and how we can use different techniques to guard against the mental glitches that often get us into trouble Winner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and selected by The New York Times Book Review as one of the ten best books of 2011 Thinking Fast and Slow is destined to be a classic more