Download E-books Up from Generality: How Inorganic Chemistry Finally Became a Respectable Field (SpringerBriefs in Molecular Science) PDF

By Jay A. Labinger

During this short, well known inorganic chemist Jay Labinger tracks the advance of his box from a forgotten specialism to the institution of an autonomous, intellectually conceivable self-discipline. Inorganic chemistry, with a negation in its very identify, was once lengthy considered as that which used to be left at the back of while natural and actual chemistry emerged as professional fields within the nineteenth century. simply via the center of the twentieth century had it started to achieve its present stature of equality to that of the opposite major branches of chemistry. the writer discusses the proof for this transition, either quantitative and anecdotal and contains attention of the jobs of neighborhood and private elements, with specific specialise in Caltech as an illustrative instance. This short is of curiosity either to historians of technology and inorganic chemists who wish to learn how their box begun.

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Download E-books Lifeboat No. 8: An Untold Tale of Love, Loss, and Surviving the Titanic PDF

By Elizabeth Kaye

Whilst the massive began sinking, who may make it off alive? the 2 cousins who have been so desirous to see their first iceberg? The maid who desperately attempted to flee with the infant in her care? The younger newlyweds who’d booked passage regardless of warnings to not?

One hundred years after that disastrous and emblematic voyage, Elizabeth Kaye unearths the extreme, little-known tale in the back of one of many first lifeboats to go away the doomed send.

Told in actual time and within the real voices of survivors, Kaye’s poignant, pulse-pounding narrative comprises the tale of the Countess of Rothes, the wealthiest girl at the send, certain for California, the place she and her husband deliberate to begin an orange farm. It used to be the Countess, wearing ermine and pearls, who took command of Lifeboat No. eight, rowing for hours throughout the black and icy water. within the phrases of 1 of the Titanic’s workforce, she used to be “more of a guy than any we have now on board.”

At the center of Kaye’s story is a budding romance among the Countess’s maid, Roberta Maioni, and the Titanic’s valiant instant operator, Jack Phillips. whereas Roberta made it competently onto Lifeboat No. eight, protecting not anything yet a photograph of Jack she had run again to her cabin to retrieve, he remained at the send, the place he might ship out the world’s first SOS sign. yet would it not be got in time to save lots of his life?

Surviving that fateful evening within the North Atlantic was once now not the top of the saga for these aboard Lifeboat No eight. Kaye unearths what occurred to every passenger and staff member and the way the mythical maritime catastrophe haunted them forever.

A century later, we’re nonetheless captivated through the colossal and its passengers. With its skillful use of survivors’ letters, diaries, and tales, “Lifeboat No. eight” provides a dramatic new bankruptcy to the continued story.


A longtime contributor to “Esquire,” “Rolling Stone,” and “The long island Times,” Elizabeth Kaye is the writer of “Mid-Life: Notes from the midway Mark” and “Ain’t No day after today: Kobe, Shaq, and the Making of a Lakers Dynasty,” in addition to the Byliner unique “Sleeping with recognized Men.”

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Download E-books CCNP ISCW Quick Reference Sheets, Digital Shortcut PDF

CCNP speedy Reference Sheets package deal (Digital brief Cut)

Brent Stewart, Denise Donohue, Jay Swan

ISBN: 1-58705-327-6


As a last examination training instrument, the 4 CCNP fast Reference Sheets integrated during this value-priced package supply a concise assessment of all targets on all 4 of the recent CCNP tests (BSCI 642-901, BCMSN 642-812, ISCW 642-825, and ONT 642-845). those electronic brief Cuts give you distinct, graphical-based details, highlighting purely the major themes in cram-style layout.


With those records as your consultant, you are going to evaluation key ideas required to regulate the routers and switches that shape the community middle, in addition to area functions that combine voice, instant, and safety into the community. those fact-filled speedy Reference Sheets let you get all-important info at a look, supporting you to concentration your research on components of weak spot and to augment reminiscence retention of crucial examination concepts.


Table of Contents:

1.      CCNP BSCI speedy Reference Sheets

2.      CCNP BCMSN speedy Reference Sheets

3.      CCNP ONT quickly Reference Sheets

4.      CCNP ISCW quickly Reference Sheets


Brent Stewart, CCNP, CCDP, MCSE, is a community administrator for CommScope and a professional Cisco structures teacher. He participated within the improvement of BSCI and has seperately constructed trainingmaterial for ICND, BSCI, BCMSN, BCRAN, and CIT. Brent lives in Hickory, NC, along with his spouse, Karen and kids, Benjamin, Kaitlyn, Madelyn, and William.


Denise Donohue, CCIE No. 9566, is supervisor of recommendations engineering for ePlus expertise in Maryland. She is chargeable for designing and enforcing info and VoIP networks, assisting businesses established within the nationwide Capital region. Prior to this position, she was once a structures engineer for the knowledge consulting arm of SBC/AT&T. Denise was once a Cisco teacher and direction director for international wisdom and did community consulting for a few years. Her CCIE is in Routing and Switching.  


Jay Swan is a senior community engineer for the Southern Ute Indian Tribe development Fund in Ignacio, CO. sooner than this place, he used to be a Cisco teacher and direction director for international wisdom. Jay has additionally labored in IT within the greater schooling and repair supplier fields. He holds CCNP® and CCSP® certifications.

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Download E-books Trainings In Compassion: Manuals On The Meditation Of Avalokiteshvara PDF

By Thangtong Gyalpo

This paintings contains translations of key Kagyu lineage meditation manuals for the perform of the deity of compassion Avalokiteshvara, one of many major introductory meditation practices offered in rankings of Tibetan Buddhist facilities throughout North the USA and Europe.The manuals integrated during this e-book have been authored by way of the good Tibetan siddha Thangtong Gyalpo the well known 19th century grasp Jamgon Kongtrul and the 15th Gyalwang Karmapa Khakhyab Dorje.The ebook additionally contains teachings at the nature of compassion by means of the very popular instructor Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche praises to Avalokiteshvara by way of the Indian grasp Chandrakirti and a clean translation of the famed Mahayana textual content The Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva.

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Download E-books The Collected Works of Chogyam Trungpa, Volume 3: Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism - The Myth of Freedom - The Heart of the Buddha - Selected Writings PDF

The amassed Works of Chögyam Trungpa brings jointly in 8 volumes the writings of the 1st and so much influential and inspirational Tibetan instructor to provide Buddhism within the West. prepared by means of subject, the gathering comprises full-length books in addition to articles, seminar transcripts, poems, performs, and interviews, lots of that have by no means sooner than been to be had in booklet shape. From memoirs of his get away from Chinese-occupied Tibet to insightful discussions of psychology, brain, and meditation; from unique verse and calligraphy to the esoteric lore of tantric Buddhism—the awesome variety of Trungpa's imaginative and prescient, abilities, and teachings is showcased during this landmark sequence.

Volume 3 captures the exact voice that Chögyam Trungpa built in North the United States within the Seventies and displays the preoccupations between Western scholars of that period. It comprises Cutting via religious Materialism and the parable of Freedom, the books that placed Chögyam Trungpa at the map of the yankee non secular scene. The middle of the Buddha and 16 articles and forewords entire this quantity.

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Download E-books The Nectar of Manjushri's Speech: A Detailed Commentary on Shantideva's Way of the Bodhisattva PDF

The Bodhicharyavatara, or Way of the Bodhisattva, composed by means of the eighth-century Indian grasp Shantideva, has occupied an enormous position within the Tibetan Buddhist culture all through its heritage. it's a consultant to cultivating the brain of enlightenment via producing the traits of affection, compassion, generosity, and endurance. during this observation, Kunzang Pelden has compiled the pith directions of his instructor Patrul Rinpoche, the distinguished writer of The phrases of My ideal Teacher.

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Download E-books Born In Tibet PDF

By Chogyam Trungpa

Chögyam Trungpa—meditation grasp, student, and artist—was pointed out on the age of simply 13 months as a tremendous tulku, or reincarnation of an enlightened instructor. because the 11th within the instructing lineage referred to as the Trungpa tulkus, he underwent a interval of extensive education in mediation, philosophy, and positive arts, receiving complete ordination as a monk in 1958 on the age of eighteen. the subsequent 12 months, the chinese language Communists invaded Tibet, and the younger Trungpa spent many harrowing months hiking over the Himalayas, narrowly escaping seize.

Trungpa's account of his studies as a tender monk, his tasks because the abbot and religious head of a superb monastery, and his relocating relationships together with his academics bargains an extraordinary and intimate glimpse into the lifetime of a Tibetan lama. The memoir concludes together with his bold get away from Tibet to India. In an epilogue, he describes his emigration to the West, the place he encountered many folks wanting to find out about the traditional knowledge of Tibetan Buddhism.

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Download E-books Boundless Healing: Mediation Exercises to Enlighten the Mind and Heal the Body (Buddhayana Foundation Series) PDF

By Tulku Thondup

This publication bargains easy meditation ideas to evoke therapeutic energies within the physique and brain. utilizing Buddhist rules as a foundation, Tulku Thondup has created a common advisor that any one can use. it is going to gain those that are looking to look after stable health and wellbeing in addition to those that want convenience and reduction from disorder or psychological misery. Boundless therapeutic offers: how you can hire the 4 therapeutic powers: confident photographs, optimistic phrases, optimistic emotions, and optimistic trust certain therapeutic routines that may be performed separately or as a part of a twelve-stage software workouts for dispelling nervousness therapeutic prayers for the demise and the deceased, plus recommendation for helpers and survivors those meditations draw on our innate skill for mind's eye and reminiscence, our usual delight in good looks, and our deep-seated eager for a nation of quiet calm. For all those that desire to develop into more healthy, happier, and extra peaceable in lifestyle.

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