McFedries, Paul
Get up to speed on Apple's visionary new redesign of the desktop computer It has the sleek lines of a starship, all-Flash memory, rock-solid architecture, and connection ports galore. Now you can take a deep dive through all the killer new features and functions of Apple's visionary new Mac Pro desktop computer with our equally impressive new guide, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Complete Mac Pro . Clear screenshots and lessons show you how to tackle...
Blaser, Martin J.
A critically important and startling look at the harmful effects of overusing antibiotics, from the field's leading expert Tracing one scientist's journey toward understanding the crucial importance of the microbiome, this revolutionary book will take readers to the forefront of trail-blazing research while revealing the damage that overuse of antibiotics is doing to our health: contributing to the rise of obesity, asthma, diabetes, and certain...
Heinrich, Bernd
Acclaimed scientist and author Bernd Heinrich has returned every year since boyhood to a beloved patch of western Maine woods. What is the biology in humans of this deep-in-the-bones pull toward a particular place, and how is it related to animal homing? Heinrich explores the fascinating science chipping away at the mysteries of animal migration: how geese imprint true visual landscape memory; how scent trails are used by many creatures, from...
Slingerland, Edward
A deeply original exploration of the power of spontaneity--an ancient Chinese ideal that cognitive scientists are only now beginning to understand--and why it is so essential to our well-being nbsp; Why is it always hard to fall asleep the night before an important meeting? Or be charming and relaxed on a first date? What is it about a politician who seems wooden or a comedian whose jokes fall flat or an athlete who chokes? In all of these cases...
Lindsell-Roberts, Sheryl
The best way to make your computer more efficient is to touch-type - to type without looking at the keyboard - and this book can teach you how to do just that. Mastering Computer Typing has been completely updated with all-new exercises and material on resumés, cover letters, email, blogs, instant messaging, and texting. Designed for self-instruction or classroom use, this book is the ideal choice for beginners who want to move from hunting-and-...
Rich, Jason R.
Maximize the latest iCloud capabilities This all-new edition of How To Do Everything: iCloud fully covers iCloud's versatile features and offers step-by-step directions on how to use each one, including Shared Photo Streams, the iWork for iCloud apps, and iCloud Keychain. You'll learn how to set up iCloud, transfer and sync app-specific data, documents, files, photos, music, and other content among your computers and iOS mobile devices. Use...
Hausman, Kalani Kirk, Horne, Richard
Get started printing out 3D objects quickly and inexpensively! 3D printing is no longer just a figment of your imagination. This remarkable technology is coming to the masses with the growing availability of 3D printers. 3D printers create 3-dimensional layered models and they allow users to create prototypes that use multiple materials and colors. This friendly-but-straightforward guide examines each type of 3D printing technology available...
Muir, Nancy C.
Spark your interest in Kindle Fire HDX and start burning through books, movies, music, and more with this bestselling guide! The Kindle Fire HDX is Amazon's premiere tablet. With its new, more powerful Android operating system, this latest version has some exciting bells and whistles along with the features that have made the Fire a tablet fan favorite: access to the amazing Amazon Appstore, online music storage, a large music and video store, a...
Hart-Davis, Guy
Fully updated coverage on the latest iPad and iPad mini! As the amazing iPad continues to evolve, so does this invaluable visual guide. Bestselling veteran author Guy Hart-Davis gets you up to date on the latest generation of the iPad, the new iPad Air, as well as the iPad mini with his clear step-by-step, image-driven guidance that is perfectly geared towards those who learn best with visual assistance. You'll get all the latest information for...
Moalem, Sharon
Award-winning physician and New York Times bestselling author Sharon Moalem, MD, PhD, reveals how genetic breakthroughs are completely transforming our understanding of both the world and our lives. INHERITANCE Conventional wisdom dictates that our genetic destiny is fixed at conception. But Dr. Moalem's groundbreaking book shows us that the human genome is far more fluid and fascinating than your ninth grade biology teacher ever imagined. By...