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Zoobiquity: The Astonishing Connection Between Human and Animal Health
Dr. Barbara N. Horowitz
Engaging science writing that bravely approaches a new frontier in medical science and offers a whole new way of looking at the deep kinship between animals and human beings. Zoobiquity : a species-spanning approach to medicine bringing doctors and veterinarians together to improve the health of all species and their habitats. In the tradition of Temple Grandin, Oliver Sacks, and Neil Shubin, this is a remarkable narrative science book ...
A Gap in Nature: Discovering the World's Extinct Animals
Atlantic Monthly Press
Since humans first wandered from their original habitat in Africa, over fifty millennia ago, they have radically altered the environment wherever they have gone, often at the cost of the animals who'd ruled the wild before mankind's arrival. Humanity's spread throughout the globe has begotten what paleontologist Richard Leakey has termed the "sixth age of extinction" -- the most deadly epoch the planet's fauna have seen since the demise of the ...
Bruchko: The Astonishing True Story of a 19-Year-Old American, His Capture by the Motilone Indians and His ...
What happens when a nineteen-year-old boy leaves home and heads into the jungles to evangelize a murderous tribe of South American Indians? For Bruce Olson, it meant capture, disease, terror, loneliness, and torture. But what he discovered by trial and error has revolutionized then world of missions. Bruchko, which has sold more than 300,000 copies worldwide, has been called “more fantastic and harrowing than anything Hollywood could ...
God's Astounding Opinion of You: Understanding Your Identity Will Change Your Life
Harvest House Publishers
Many people would be surprised to learn that God's view of them is much greater than their own. Ralph Harris, founder and President of LifeCourse Ministries, leads readers to experience a deeply satisfying, joyful relationship with Christ as they embrace what God thinks of them--that they are holy, righteous, blameless, and lovable. With easily communicated biblical knowledge and examples of God's grace, Harris turns readers toward the love ...
New X-Men Omnibus
The wildly innovative, Eisner Award-Nominated Grant Morrison X-Men saga, collected in its entirety in a single volume! See it all in the complete New X-Men - featuring the Shi'ar Imperial Guard, the X-Corporation, Quicksilver, Fantomex and more! COLLECTING: NEW X-MEN 114-154, NEW X-MEN 2001
Origami to Astonish and Amuse
St. Martin's Griffin
Imagine folding a piece of paper into nail clippers that really work, or a Swiss Army knife that actually opens, or a surfer on a wave that crashes when the surfer is slid forward...There's no need to imagine-this is for real! In Origami to Astonish and Amuse Jeremy Shafer has taken the art of paper folding in an entirely new direction. Filled with hundreds of entertaining models and folding ideas, ranging from amazingly simple to ...
The Fourth Part of the World: An Astonishing Epic of Global Discovery, Imperial Ambition, and the Birth of ...
"Old maps lead you to strange and unexpected places, and none does so more ineluctably than the subject of this book: the giant, beguiling Waldseemüller world map of 1507." So begins this remarkable story of the map that gave America its name. For millennia Europeans believed that the world consisted of three parts: Europe, Africa, and Asia. They drew the three continents in countless shapes and sizes on their maps, but occasionally they ...
A spy reveals startling secrets and carries out a breathless mission — in an astonishing guide that takes the 'Ologies to a new level. The year is 1958, and British spy Spencer Blake, aka "Agent K," is on an undercover mission to expose a deadly criminal organization. As he traverses the globe with his American and Soviet cohorts — from Scotland to Berlin to Las Vegas to Cuba — he furtively records his secret techniques in a manual for ...
Astonishing X-Men Omnibus
Care to Dare: Unleashing Astonishing Potential Through Secure Base Leadership (J-B Warren Bennis Series)
Have you ever been led by someone who cared for you like family, and dared you to achieve more than you ever thought possible for yourself, your organization, and even society? Award-winning author of Hostage at the Table , George Kohlrieser, along with his co-authors Susan Goldsworthy and Duncan Coombe, explain how becoming a secure base leader releases extraordinary potential in others. Part of the Warren Bennis leadership series Care ...
Amazing Words: An Alphabetical Anthology of Alluring, Astonishing, Beguiling, Bewitching, Enchanting, ...
Marion Street Press, LLC, 2012
With fascinating etymologies and letter patterns of more than 400 everyday words, bestselling language writer Richard Lederer offers insights into the most bedazzling, beguiling, and bewitching words in the English language. Readers will discover why William Shakespeare may be hiding in the Old Testament; why "run" is the longest word in English; how people's names become common words; and how the Bible, mythology, the sea, the land, show ...
Broadway Presents] Teens' Musical Theatre Anthology Female Edition CD Included PVG
(Vocal Collection). Broadway Presents! Teens' Musical Theatre Anthology: Female Edition is a delightful collection of musical theatre songs from a variety of shows that span decades of theatre history. Using the original vocal scores, the songs have been selected and adapted with the ranges and skills of teen singers in mind. Authoritative historical and contextual commentary, audition tips, and 16-bar cut suggestions for each song make this ...
The High-Tech Gambler: The True Story of Keith Taft & His Astonishing Machines
Renee Taft Meloche, 2012
In 1972, Keith Taft's toes secretly tapped, sending messages to a 15-pound computer strapped around his waist. Tiny red, green and yellow lights flashed on and off in the frame of a pair of eyeglasses signaling how to play his hand at blackjack. By 1977--the 15-pound monster was a calculator-sized computer with a tiny keyboard attached to his thigh. In 1983 a mini-video camera inside his belt buckle could glimpse the dealer’s hole card. Thor ...
BUSINESS WITH A HEART: A Novel About Balancing Your Head & Heart For Astonishing Results
This is the story of a young woman who is rapidly climbing up the corporate ladder but treading down a complicated path of business, personal life, and spirituality. Along the way, she learns that all these segments of our lives are never far apart. Her search for a more fulfilling corporate existence is nearly stymied in the crosshairs of a demanding boss, resistant subordinates, and her own unfortunate oversights. While written in novel ...
Astonishing X-Men By Joss Whedon & John Cassaday Ultimate Collection - Book 1
The Crystal Skulls: Astonishing Portals to Man's Past
Stephen S. Mehler
Adventures Unlimited Press
What unknown hands carved these mysterious skulls perhaps over 12,000 years ago? Do they really have the power of life and death? In 1927, while searching for the lost civilization of Atlantis, archeologists discovered in the ruins of a Mayan city a perfect replica of a human skull, exquisitely carved and polished from a single piece of quartz crystal. It is clearly the product of a sophisticated civilization-yet its age has been estimated at ...
Women of Power & Grace: Nine Astonishing, Inspiring Luminaries of Our Time
Wake Up Pr
The deeds miracles and teachings of these nine will be an inspiration to those who seek the deepest most powerful forms of spirituality. the book includes many of their teachings in their own words with special emphasis on the women of India who teach the sublime nondual Vedanta philosophy-one of the greatest philosophical achievements in the history of human thought. The stories of these spiritual champions of the highest order ...
Mysterio's Encyclopedia of Magic and Conjuring: A Complete Compendium of Astonishing Illusions
Quirk's Amazing Magical Wonder Deck charmed amateur and professional magicians with its gorgeous aesthetic and fiendishly clever card tricks. Now these same readers can experience a complete course in magic with Mysterio's Encyclopedia of Magic and Conjuring a giant compilation of more than 300 tricks and variations. Here are illustrated step-by-step instructions for rope tricks, money magic, mind-reading effects, stage illusions, everyday ...
Born to heal;: The astonishing story of Mr. A and the ancient art of healing with life energies
Ruth (Shick) Montgomery
Coward, McCann & Geoghegan
Now Ruth Montgomery, the acclaimed bestselling author of Threshold to Tomorrow, joins forces with Mr. A. the most amazing healer of our time, to tell the story of his extraordinary powers and the astounding yet completely authentic cures he has achieved in over a half century of treating seemingly "hopeless" cases. These cases range from crippling arthritis to malignant tumors, from paralysis to near-blindness. The grateful patients include ...
The Astonishing Power of Gratitude
Although many authors have written about the power of gratitude, not many have written about the common mistakes that people often make in putting gratitude to work. This short book covers the five most common mistakes: competitive thinking, resistance, confusing happiness with satisfaction, inability to forgive, and scarcity thinking. The book concludes with a series of simple exercises that anyone can use to put gratitude to work in their ...
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