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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
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
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 octopuses 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 For Lost Ocean Johanna picked a crisp ivory paper that accentuates and compliments your chosen color palette The smooth untextured pages allow for beautiful blending or gradient techniques with colored pencils or are perfect for pens allowing the nib to glide evenly over the surface without feathering
Have you ever tried to learn more about some incredible thing only to be frustrated by incomprehensible jargon Randall Munroe is here to help In Thing Explainer he uses line drawings and only the thousand or rather ten hundred most common words to provide simple explanations for some of the most interesting stuff there is including food-heating radio boxes microwaves tall roads bridges computer buildings datacenters the shared space house the International Space Station the other worlds around the sun the solar system the big flat rocks we live on tectonic plates the pieces everything is made of the periodic table planes with turning wings helicopters boxes that make clothes smell better washers and dryers the bags of stuff inside you cells How do these things work Where do they come from What would life be like without them And what would happen if we opened them up 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
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
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 adult coloring books offer an escape to a world of inspiration and artistic fulfillment Each title is also an effective and fun-filled way to relax and reduce stress
NOTE You are purchasing a standalone product MasteringA P does not come packaged with this content If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MasteringA P search for ISBN-10 0321927028 ISBN-13 9780321927026 That package includes ISBN-10 0321927044 ISBN-13 9780321927040 and ISBN-10 0133997022 ISBN-13 9780133997026 MasteringA P should only be purchased when required by an instructor
In The Hidden Life of Trees Peter Wohlleben shares his deep love of woods and forests and explains the amazing processes of life death and regeneration he has observed in the woodland and the amazing scientific processes behind the wonders of which we are blissfully unaware Much like human families tree parents live together with their children communicate with them and support them as they grow sharing nutrients with those who are sick or struggling and creating an ecosystem that mitigates the impact of extremes of heat and cold for the whole group As a result of such interactions trees in a family or community are protected and can live to be very old In contrast solitary trees like street kids have a tough time of it and in most cases die much earlier than those in a group Drawing on groundbreaking new discoveries Wohlleben presents the science behind the secret and previously unknown life of trees and their communication abilities he describes how these discoveries have informed his own practices in the forest around him As he says a happy forest is a healthy forest and he believes that eco-friendly practices not only are economically sustainable but also benefit the health of our planet and the mental and physical health of... all who live on Earth more
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
From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask Millions of people visit xkcd com each week to read Randall Munroe s iconic webcomic His stick-figure drawings about science technology language and love have a large and passionate following Fans of xkcd ask Munroe a lot of strange questions What if you tried to hit a baseball pitched at 90 percent the speed of light How fast can you hit a speed bump while driving and live If there was a robot apocalypse how long would humanity last In pursuit of answers Munroe runs computer simulations pores over stacks of declassified military research memos solves differential equations and consults with nuclear reactor operators His responses are masterpieces of clarity and hilarity complemented by signature xkcd comics They often predict the complete annihilation of humankind or at least a really big explosion The book features new and never-before-answered questions along with updated and expanded versions of the most popular answers from the xkcd website What If will be required reading for xkcd fans and anyone who loves to ponder the hypothetical
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