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The Kidnapped PresidentThe Kidnapped President
by Guy Boothby - Ward, Lock & Co.
How well I remember the day on which I was appointed fourth officer of the ocean liner Pernambuco, running from London to South America. I should here remark that I held a second officer's certificate, but I was glad enough to take what I could get..
(submitted on 2014-09-17)

Quarks: An OverviewQuarks: An Overview
- Wikipedia
A quark is an elementary particle and a fundamental constituent of matter. They combine to form hadrons, the most stable of which are protons and neutrons, the components of atomic nuclei. Quarks are never directly observed or found in isolation.
(submitted on 2014-09-17)

The Physics of HearingThe Physics of Hearing
by T. Reichenbach, A. J. Hudspeth - arXiv
To detect and process sound, the ear employs a highly nonlinear, adaptive, real-time spectral analyzer: the cochlea. Sound excites vibration of the eardrum and the three miniscule bones of the middle ear, the last of which acts as a piston ...
(submitted on 2014-09-17)

Education for an Information AgeEducation for an Information Age
by B.J. Poole, E. Sky-McIlvain - University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
The primary goal of the text is to help you incorporate the computer into your K-12 curriculum. A secondary goal is to support your endeavors towards becoming the most effective educator you can be in the context of the K-12 classroom of today ...
(submitted on 2014-09-17)

Fear of MacrosFear of Macros
by Greg Hendershott - GregHendershott.com
Racket is a modern programming language in the Lisp/Scheme family. I want to show how Racket macro features have evolved as solutions to problems. I'll give you the questions and problems first, so that you can better appreciate the solutions.
(submitted on 2014-09-17)

The Demi-godsThe Demi-gods
by James Stephens - The Macmillan company
A group of ancient heroes in the form of winged angels show up one night in the camp of wandering Mac Canns. The little group wanders around rural Ireland: telling stories, creating mischief and running into some familiar yet often unwelcome faces.
(submitted on 2014-09-15)

A Practical Introduction to 3D Game DevelopmentA Practical Introduction to 3D Game Development
by Yasser Jaffal - Bookboon
This book introduces the reader to the programming skills necessary to develop 2D and 3D computer games. The book lists a number of common game mechanics, and illustrates how these mechanics can be bound to each other to give the required behavior.
(submitted on 2014-09-15)

Growing Up Tobacco Free: Preventing Nicotine Addiction in Children and YouthsGrowing Up Tobacco Free: Preventing Nicotine Addiction in Children and Youths
by B.S. Lynch, R.J. Bonnie (eds) - National Academies Press
This volume provides a readable explanation of nicotine's effects and the process of addiction, and documents the search for an effective approach to preventing the use of cigarettes, chewing and spitting tobacco, and snuff by children and youths.
(submitted on 2014-09-15)

Analytic Geometry and CalculusAnalytic Geometry and Calculus
by F.S. Woods, F.H. Bailey - Ginn and Company
The first part of the book brings together all methods for the graphical representation of functions of one variable, and analytic geometry of two dimensions. The transition to the calculus is made early through the discussion of slope and area ...
(submitted on 2014-09-15)

Intellectual Property: Law and the Information SocietyIntellectual Property: Law and the Information Society
by James Boyle, Jennifer Jenkins - Center for the Study of the Public Domain
This open coursebook is an introduction to intellectual property law, the set of private legal rights that allows individuals and corporations to control intangible creations and marks, and the exceptions and limitations that define those rights.
(submitted on 2014-09-15)

Quantum Mechanics: An Introductory FrameworkQuantum Mechanics: An Introductory Framework
- Wikipedia
From the table of contents: Introductory Principles; The Quantum Theories; The Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics; Einstein's Objections; Schroedinger's Objections; Measurement Problems; Advanced Concepts; Advanced Topics; and more.
(submitted on 2014-09-12)

Introduction to Digital Logic with Laboratory ExercisesIntroduction to Digital Logic with Laboratory Exercises
by James Feher - Global Text Project
This lab manual provides an introduction to digital logic, starting with simple gates and building up to state machines. Students should have a solid understanding of algebra as well as a rudimentary understanding of basic electricity.
(submitted on 2014-09-12)

Music and ComputersMusic and Computers
by Phil Burk, et al. - Columbia University
This book is intended as a user-friendly introduction to music and computers for college students. It provides a resource and guide for those just beginning to look at the field of computer music, as well as for more advanced computer composers.
(submitted on 2014-09-12)

Ebola K: A Terrorism ThrillerEbola K: A Terrorism Thriller
by Bobby Adair - Smashwords
Terrorists stumble across this new, fully lethal strain and while the world fearfully watches the growing epidemic in West Africa as Sierra Leone goes into country-wide lockdown, only a few Americans are aware of Ebola K and the danger it poses.
(submitted on 2014-09-12)

Algebraic and Geometric Methods in Enumerative CombinatoricsAlgebraic and Geometric Methods in Enumerative Combinatorics
by Federico Ardila - arXiv
The main goal of this survey is to state clearly and concisely some of the most useful tools in algebraic and geometric enumeration, and to give many examples that quickly and concretely illustrate how to put these tools to use.
(submitted on 2014-09-12)

Men of the Deep WatersMen of the Deep Waters
by William Hope Hodgson - Holden & Hardingham
Directly afterwards, a yelling noise seemed to fill the whole sky with a deafening, piercing sound. I glanced over the port quarter. In that direction the whole surface of the ocean seemed to be torn up into the air in monstrous clouds of spray ...
(submitted on 2014-09-11)

MATLAB Applications for the Practical EngineerMATLAB Applications for the Practical Engineer
by Kelly Bennett (ed.) - InTech
MATLAB is indispensable for scientists, researchers, and engineers. The richness of the MATLAB computational environment combined with IDE, toolkits, and simulation and modeling capabilities, creates a research and development tool that has no equal.
(submitted on 2014-09-11)

Some Open Questions in HydrodynamicsSome Open Questions in Hydrodynamics
by Mateusz Dyndal, Laurent Schoeffel - arXiv
There are many deep open questions that come with the theory of fluid mechanics. We discuss some of them that we classify in two categories, the long term behavior of solutions of equations of hydrodynamics and the definition of initial conditions.
(submitted on 2014-09-11)

Tea Time Numerical AnalysisTea Time Numerical Analysis
by Leon Q. Brin - Southern Connecticut State University
A one semester introduction to numerical analysis. Includes typical introductory material, root finding, numerical calculus, and interpolation techniques. The focus is on the mathematics rather than application to engineering or sciences.
(submitted on 2014-09-11)

Living BipolarLiving Bipolar
by Landon Sessions - Smashwords
This book bis a collection of stories of bipolar people, and uses their experience, strength, and hope as a guide to recovery for managing the highs and lows in order to live fulfilling lives. The book also shares stories of families and friends ...
(submitted on 2014-09-11)