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Artificial Memory: The Grand Method Of Making A Bad Memory Good, ...
by , James Zimmerhoff

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English

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Publication Date

September 19, 2017

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The object of this little book is to make a bad <br />memory good, and a good memory better, by <br />teaching a system which will enable any one to <br />use the natural memory to wonderful advantage, <br />as well as to perform the extraordinary feats of <br />memory' with which Mnemonists astonish the <br />world. <br /><br />The system is based upon sound philosophical principles, and is so simple, that the <br />youthful schoolboy can master it with the same <br />ease as the accomplished scholar. It will be <br />found of immense service to everybody, be it <br />like business man, the farmer, the student or the <br />lady. In short, it is useful to anybody in remembering anything. <br /><br />It has been tested in public and in private, <br />and the author is satisfied, in common with his <br />pupils, that it is superior in simplicity and completeness to other systems, possessing all their <br />advantages with fewer defects. By its means, the weakest memory is enabled to accomplish <br />what would be beyond the power of the strong- <br />est memory, unassisted. <br /><br />Scholastic authorities recommend it as strengthening to the intellect generally; while it diminishes the probability of over-taxing the faculties, <br />removes anxiety, and, by greatly saving time, <br />gives opportunity for further studies, or for enjoyments. <br /><br />The first part of the book contains a select <br />compilation from standard works on memory, <br />showing how to improve this faculty in the <br />ordinary manner, how to study, etc., besides <br />giving an interesting account of the nature of <br />memory, and of its relation to the other qualities <br />of the mind. <br /><br />The object of education is two-fold — to store <br />the mind, and to train it. Artificial Memory <br />aids both. No one can question its power of <br />storing the mind with facts, who has witnessed <br />the feats of memory achieved by mere boys <br />after a short instruction. No one, who has <br />himself acquired the art, can doubt its power to <br />train the mind, to educate it, in the best sense <br />of the term. It substitutes thought and imagination for mere mechanical and hurtful repetition ; <br />it transforms a painful task into a positive <br />pleasure. <br /><br />Some of the feats placed within the reach of <br />everybody who uses this system are : To remember hundreds of words, facts and figures, after <br />hearing or reading them over once, so as to retain, with astonishing accuracy, the details of a <br />lecture, conversation, book, newspaper, etc. To <br />commit to memory, with ease, long and difficult <br />tasks, such as statistics, populations, heights of <br />mountains, astronomical magnitudes, logarithms, etc. — history, geography — a boy may <br />learn more geography in one hour by this means, <br />than he would learn by months of ordinary <br />study. To recollect, with certainty, whenever <br />desired, any number of ideas, engagements, errands, etc., that may occur to the mind at any <br />moment.
Better Off Alive: Getting cancer, reviewing Elton John and then I...
by Bruce Cushen

Language

English

Pages

189

Publication Date

September 18, 2017

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This is a work of non fiction.<br />Getting cancer, reviewing Elton John and then I look back. 2016, diagnosed with cancer and a seemingly improbable scenario became possible: During that year I spent 33 weeks reviewing Elton John albums on “Stuff Nation” (an online news website) alongside updates about my initial Multiple Myeloma treatment. <br />I looked at his 30 solo studio albums and gave them a critical, honest and personal appraisal, it was a worthwhile distraction. At the same time I battled with the gnarly chemo, drugs and stem cell transplant at the hospital. Home and work were also a challenge. All this is here to see. I was never paid and the website, being New Zealand, is of limited exposure so I thought what better way to show the world than put all the articles in a book. <br />Not wanting to short change anyone I have also looked back on my humdrum life and found humour, well I thought these predicaments were funny, with a wish to share them. You get a taste of the best parts of my country with bits of London and Africa thrown in.<br />From a fake asthma attack to a bomb in Hyde Park I reflect on a life worthwhile with the hope I have more to give and a few bits of fun to take. Mental health creeps in alongside the cancer crap so not all a load of laughs but I try. Remain positive and read this book. <br />
SEIKANSENSYOUKENSANOSUSUME (AOZORA CLINIC) (Japanese Edition)
by CHIAKI UCHIDA

Language

Japanese

Pages

25

Publication Date

September 20, 2017

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もしかしたら性病にかかったかも?といった場合にまず読んでほしい電子書籍です。自由診療での性感染症専門クリニックの実際について、院長が語っています。
Weight Watchers Cookbook: Lose Weight Faster and Smarter With Sma...
by Karen Johnson

Language

English

Pages

115

Publication Date

September 15, 2017

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<h2><strong> Lose Weight Fast And Natually. Get Ready for your Extreme Healthy, Sexy Body After Reading This Book</strong></h2><br />Everyone wants to look and feel good, but few are willing to do what it takes to get there. We are all so caught up in our busy lives that we hardly pay any attention to the small habits that make a huge difference. One of the main issues is what we eat and how it affects our bodies. <br /> <br />A large percentage of people around the world are overweight and the struggle to lose weight is real. You have probably heard of tons of different advice on how to lose weight. You might have tried some of those methods as well. But did any of it work for you? The answer to this is probably no. There may be many reasons for this particular failure and it shouldn’t leave you frustrated or depressed because you are not the only one facing these problems. Some weight loss methods just take up too much time or effort for you to actually carry them out over a longer period of time. Then there are so many that are just fads and do not really work in reality. <br /> <br />A lot of the quick methods that people try are in fact quite unhealthy for your body and overall health. So we understand why you are stuck in this rut of unsuccessful attempts at losing weight. Here, we will tell you exactly how you can diet and see results. If you keep up with celebrity news or anything related to fitness, you have probably heard of “The Oprah Diet.” Well, just like Oprah, we love the Weight Watchers diet too and think it will work for just about anyone who is committed to trying. <br /> <br />The Weight Watchers program is something that has generated a lot of publicity over recent times due to the simple fact that people have seen results and are happy with it. It is not just a diet but a plan through which you make healthy changes in your lifestyle. Ultimately, every small step will help you lose any unwanted weight from your body and gain a much healthier outlook on life. <br /> <br /><h2><strong>Weight Watchers will help you make steady progress every day in a way that is not overwhelming or requires you to do things like give up on your favorite food and do strenuous exercise. Instead, it is going to help you steer towards eating healthy food and eat what you like in a more controlled manner so that it doesn’t harm your body. </strong></h2><br /> <br />Body issues are a very common thing and you just need to know how to deal with it the right way. This book will tell you just about everything there is to know about Weight Watchers and how it will help you lose weight. So read on and try out their program to lose weight for the long term and get that healthy body you dreamed of.<br />
Sjøvann under himmelen (Norwegian Edition)
by Didrik Gustavsen

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Norwegian

Pages

1490

Publication Date

September 20, 2017

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Jeg eksperimenterer nå med å redusere tiden det tar å utføre runic fortryllelse, samt en måte å masse produsere dem på. Det er imidlertid bare et middel til en slutt. Mitt siste mål er å utvikle teknikker som gjør runene avgjørende. Med andre ord, jeg vil gjøre runecraft unik og uten å være klar over tiden.
Schiff's Diseases of the Liver
by Wiley-Blackwell

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English

Pages

3770

Publication Date

September 18, 2017

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<p><b>The most important and reliable resource for treating diseases of the liver</b></p> <p>For more than 55 years, "Schiff" has been acclaimed as the most outstanding liver book in the world.  This new 12th edition brings the field completely up to date and includes a companion website that features a wide-variety of accessory materials. The text is evidence-based to offer hepatologists and gastroenterologists treating patients with liver disease a comprehensive and essential resource. The text highlights clinical practice and covers anatomy, pathology, testing, imaging, and the effects of liver disease on other organs. The book is written in clear and accessible terms and key features include:</p> <ul> <li>Treatment guidelines and management algorithms for every disease</li> <li>Full-color attractive design throughout the text</li> <li>Informative section overviews for each section</li> <li>Concise key concepts box in every chapter</li> <li>A full liver transplant section</li> </ul> <p>This 12<sup>th</sup> edition is thoroughly revised with the latest clinical information. The new edition offers:</p> <ul> <li>Information on acute and chronic liver failure and infections in cirrhosis</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Over 100 MCQs</li> <li>Downloads for Powerpoint™ making the content ideal for presentations</li> </ul> <p><i>Schiff's Diseases of the Liver</i> is designed to be a first-stop reference for dealing with today’s demanding clinical situations.</p>
Nanomedicine for Inflammatory Diseases
by CRC Press

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English

Pages

369

Publication Date

September 19, 2017

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<P><EM>Nanomedicine for Inflammatory Diseases</EM> is a cutting-edge resource for clinicians and scientists alike, working at the intersection of development and clinical therapeutics. This text is ideal for graduate level courses in nanomedicine, translational medicine, or inflammatory disease. This book is a progressive hallmark in translational medicine as it unites clinicians treating inflammatory disease with scientists developing experimental nanomedicine therapeutics. The commonality is made through a translational nanomedicine expert – bridging the gap between the laboratory benchtop and the clinical bedside.</P>
Die Wahrheit über Manfred Spitzer (German Edition)
by Lukas Silber

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German

Pages

6

Publication Date

September 19, 2017

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Der Gehirnforscher Manfred Spitzer hat mit seinem Buch „Digitale Demenz“ einen Bestseller verfasst.<br />Er behauptet, dass digitale Medien dumm, krank und schlaflos machen können.<br />Ist das der Fall?<br />Oder will Manfred Spitzer nur durch kontroverse Behauptungen Aufmerksamkeit erregen?<br />
THE LUCKY CARD: Does cancer have a plan? How the US Green Card Lo...
by ELODIE ATTIAS

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English

Pages

122

Publication Date

September 19, 2017

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<h2>Even the best-laid plans have a way of disintegrating before your eyes . . .</h2><br /><b>At twenty-three, Élodie Attias thought she had her life all mapped out.</b> In October of 2003, before moving to Milan from Paris to pursue an MBA, Élodie decides to spend a month in Los Angeles with her first love, Benjamin. One night on their way home, Benjamin enthusiastically tells Elodie about <b>the green card lottery</b>, which only a handful win every year. She has no intention of living in the United States, as she is about to leave for Italy, but decides to play the lottery anyway. As luck would have it, her name comes up among thousands of applicants.<br /><b>In love with America</b>, she decides to go through with the process of obtaining the Green Card. There is one last formality left — a lung X-ray. The X-ray reveals a suspicious stain. Tests follow in quick succession and the verdict comes down. She's diagnosed with a life threatening illness. Overnight she finds her life suddenly spinning out of control. That’s when Elodie realizes <b>she did not just win the lottery for the green card but for her life as well.</b><br /><b>With modesty, emotion, and humor, Élodie Attias writes about this experience, showing how to overcome suffering and fear through imagination and laughter</b>. Between each chemo, she flies to Italy to become a carefree woman again. Redefined eyebrows, unsuspected wig, pale complexion carefully concealed – she pays the luxury of being an ordinary girl and forget her cancer label. <br />One day she decides to go out dancing with her twin sister. She meets Nicolas and they fall for one another fast…<br /><b>Will she be able to gain back control of her well planned out life, or will her sickness rob her of the chance to experience love to the fullest?</b><br />
Endoscopy in Obesity Management: A Comprehensive Guide
by Springer

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English

Pages

178

Publication Date

September 18, 2017

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<div>This text will provide a comprehensive, state-of-the art review of endoscopy in the management of the obese patient. It will serve as a valuable resource for clinicians, surgeons, endoscopists and researchers with an interest in endoscopy in the role of obesity care.  The book will review how endoscopy plays a crucial role in the preoperative evaluation of a patient undergoing a surgical or endoluminal intervention, how intra-operative endoscopy allows evaluation of the newly reconstructed gastrointestinal tract and how post bariatric surgery complications can be managed. Endoscopic evaluation of normal and abnormal surgical anatomy will also be covered. A section dedicated to current and future endoluminal therapies, with a focus on safety, efficacy and technique, will also be thoroughly reviewed. <br /></div><div><br /></div><div>This text will serve as a very useful resource for endoscopy in both a surgical and gastroenterology practice.  Training, credentialing and the implementation of EBTs into ones practice, endoscopy suite and hospital will also be discussed.</div><div><br /></div>

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