Reeling from the deaths of two loved ones, an Israeli writer travels to Spain-his ancestors' homeland-for a conference of Sephardic Jews.
From bestselling writer and registered nurse, Summer Accardo, RN, comes this supreme overview of essential oils and aromatherapy. The amazing healing powers of essential oils and aromatherapy are endless, however, it is challenging to understand what to do or where to begin if you are inexperienced.
A chilling, revolutionary picture of the future if global warming continues uncontrolled is worse, a lot worse compared to what you believe. If your anxiety regarding global warming is controlled by worries of sea-level increase, you're hardly scratching the surface of what terrors are possible—food shortages, evacuee emergencies, climate wars, and economic devastation.
For the very first time, a collection of dissents from one of the most well-known Supreme Court cases. If American history can really be traced with the majority decisions in landmark Supreme Court cases, then what about the dissenting viewpoints? In concerns of race, sex, privacy, workers' rights, and more, would advance have been hindered or failings corrected if the dissenting viewpoints were actually the majority viewpoints?
A wonderful collection of interviews with the beloved Julia Child-"The French Chef," writer, and tv personality that transformed house cooking in 20th century America.
Learn how to develop mobile applications for Android/iOS gadgets with MIT App Inventor, a visual drag-and-drop programming language like Scratch.
A linguistically educated look at how our digital world is changing the English language. Language is humanity's most magnificent open-source project, and the web is making our language transform quicker and in more fascinating ways than ever before.
In a series of arguments with Oliver Cromwell in Civil War England of 1647, the Levellers argued for democracy for the very first time in British history. Evolving from Oliver Cromwell's New Model Army in Parliament's struggle versus King Charles I, the Levellers promoted the removal of corruption in parliament, universal voting rights and religious toleration. This came to a head with the well-known debates between the Levellers and Cromwell at St Mary's church in Putney, London. Popular human-rights attorney and writer Geoffrey Robertson argues for the significance of the Levellers' stand today, revealing how they were the first Western radical democrats.
In May 1987, Colorado Legislator Gary Hart—a dashing, reform-minded Democrat—seemed secure for the party's presidential nomination and led George H. W. Bush by double figures in the polls. Then, in one tumultuous week, rumors of marital cheating and a newspaper's stakeout of Hart's home led to a media frenzy the likes of which had never been seen in the past.
In this disturbing yet elegant exposé of U.S. penitentiaries and their bordering neighborhoods, Sasha Abramsky demonstrates how American jails have abandoned their long-held ideal of rehab, often for political factors. After evaluating our present state of affairs-life sentences for nonviolent criminal offenses, appalling conditions for inmates, the development of private jails, the treatment of juveniles-Abramsky argues that our vindictive policies are not just inhuman but deeply detrimental. Remarkably looked into and compellingly told, American Furies reveals the devastating repercussions of a society that relies on
From the writers of the successful The Big Shift, an intriguing debate that the global population will soon start to decrease, significantly reshaping the social, political, and economic landscape.
Learn how to use PowerShell, Microsoft's scripting language, to automate real-world jobs that IT experts and system managers deal with every day.
Tex-Mex is more than just a flavor-packed cookbook of attempted and true dishes for comfort-food faves like nachos, fajitas, and chili—it's a lifestyle.
A gripping thriller with a surprising twist! The mayhem concept establishes the "butterfly effect" based upon the following Chinese saying: "The simple flutter of a butterfly can change the world"
Dark Horse Books and DreamWorks Animation have crossed Arcadia Oaks, the Troll Market, and the Darklands to bring you the conclusive chronicle of the production of Trollhunters.
Determined to save the life of a child he never ever understood he had, Sebastian returns to Earth to find Jazz in the arms of another guy. A guy he knows all too well. One that can't be relied on!
God doesn't saunter in once for all and settles like a large cat plumping herself into your favorite rocker with an air that says, "Here I am! Now your life is complete!" God dances beyond the threshold and must continually be enticed into our dwelling.
Inspired by her transgender son, activist Jodie Patterson explores identity, gender, race, and authenticity to tell the real-life story of a family's history and transformation.
I've already killed for my family, and I'd do it again, without remorse. I am Troy, the happy young man full of joy and laughter. The harmless one, who can send arrows into the heart of a traitor with deadly precision.
While President George W. Bush has appointed two Supreme Court justices during his terms in office, the next president may be in a position to appoint up to three new justices, replacing one-third of the Court. This relatively high number could drastically alter future Supreme Court rulings. Now is the perfect time to consider the role of politics in Supreme Court nominations and in the new appointees' ensuing decisions.
Little Owl experiences his first snow and first winter in this perfect follow-up to Little Owl's Night and Little Owl's Day!