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Muir, Nancy C.

Discover all the incredible things your iPad can do! So you have an iPad and you're excited to use it, but where do you begin? With this fun and friendly guide, of course! Veteran For Dummies author Nancy Muir walks you through using your iPad for e-mail, video, travel, navigation, reading, games, and more with this all-new update to the bestselling iPad For Seniors For Dummies . Written in the fun-but-straightforward For Dummies style, this...

Stone, A. Douglas

Einstein and the Quantum reveals for the first time the full significance of Albert Einstein's contributions to quantum theory. Einstein famously rejected quantum mechanics, observing that God does not play dice. But, in fact, he thought more about the nature of atoms, molecules, and the emission and absorption of light--the core of what we now know as quantum theory--than he did about relativity. A compelling blend of physics, biography, and...

Bekoff, Marc

In 2009, Marc Bekoff was asked to write on animal emotions for Psychology Today . Some 500 popular, jargon-free essays later, the field of anthrozoology -- the study of human-animal relationships -- has grown exponentially, as have scientific data showing how smart and emotional nonhuman animals are. Here Bekoff offers selected essays that showcase the fascinating cognitive abilities of other animals as well as their empathy, compassion,...

Lightman, Alan

"Alan Lightman brings a light touch to heavy questions. Here is a book about nesting ospreys, multiple universes, atheism, spiritualism, and the arrow of time. Throughout, Lightman takes us back and forth between ordinary occurrences--old shoes and entropy, sailing far out at sea and the infinite expanse of space. "In this slight volume, Lightman looks toward the universe and captures aspects of it in a series of beautifully written essays,...

Folger, Tim (Editor), Mukherjee, Siddhartha (Editor)

Pulitzer Prize-winning authornbsp;Siddhartha Mukherjee, a leading cancer physician and researcher,nbsp;selects the year'snbsp;top science and nature writing fromnbsp;journalists who dive into their fields with curiosity and passion, deliveringnbsp;must-read articlesnbsp;from a wide array of fields.

Miser, Brad

Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPhone images that show you exactly what to do. Help when you run into iPhone problems or limitations. Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your iPhone. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPhone working just the way you want. The tasks include how to: Connect to the Internet, Bluetooth devices, Wi-Fi networks, and other iPhones, iPods, and iPads ; take...

Jones, Gary Eugene, Rosenzweig, Gary

Covers iOS 7 for iPad Air, 3rd/4th generation, iPad 2, and iPad mini Easy, clear, readable, and focused on what you want to do. "Step-by-step instructions" with callouts to iPad photos that show you exactly what to do. "Large, full-color, close-up photos "when you run into iPad problems or limitations. "Common-sense help" whenever you run into problems. "Tips and notes" to help you get the most from your iPad. Full-color, step-by-step tasks...

Dillard, Annie

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek is the story of a dramatic year in Virginia's Roanoke Valley. Annie Dillard sets out to see what she can see. What she sees are astonishing incidents of "beauty tangled in a rapture with violence." Her personal narrative highlights one year's exploration on foot in the Virginia region through which Tinker Creek runs. In the summer, Dillard stalks muskrats in the creek and contemplates wave mechanics; in the fall, she...

Savage, Candace

Now available in a popular paperback edition, this handsome volume combines breathtaking images with an authoritative, engaging narrative to celebrate the wild cats of North America and examine their natural history and prospects for survival. 90 color photos. 2 maps.

McFedries, Paul

Save yourself time, hassle, and confusion with this essential guide to the iPhone! The popularity of the iPhone continues to grow every day and shows no sign of slowing down. Now that you've got the latest and greatest iPhone, it's time you discovered all the best and most fun ways to use it! This handy guide presents you with all the important and interesting information you want to know, in a hip, helpful way. Packed with tips, tricks, and...