Stealing Fire: How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work

Author Steven Kotler ISBN-10 0062429663 ISBN-13 9780062429667 Year 2017-11-14 Pages 304 Language English Publisher Dey Street Books Download Link Click Here Its the biggest revolution youve never heard of and its hiding in plain sight Over the past decade Silicon Valley executives like Eric Schmidt and Elon Musk Special Operators like the Navy SEALs and the Green Berets and maverick scientists like Sasha Shulgin and Amy Cuddy have turned everything we thought we knew about high performance upside down Instead of grit better habits or 10 000 hours these trailblazers have found a surprising short cut They re harnessing rare and controversial states of consciousness to solve critical challenges and outperform the competition New York Times bestselling author Steven Kotler and high performance expert Jamie Wheal spent four years investigating the leading edges of this revolutionfrom the home of SEAL Team Six to the Googleplex the Burning Man festival Richard Bransons Necker Island Red Bulls training center Nikes innovation team and the United Nations Headquarters And what they learned was stunning In their own ways with differing languages techniques and applications every one of these groups has been quietly seeking the same thing the boost in information and inspiration that…

The Lady of the Lake (The Witcher)

Author Andrzej Sapkowski ISBN-10 031627383X ISBN-13 9780316273831 Year 2017-03-14 Pages 560 Language English Publisher Orbit Download Link Click Here The Witcher returns in this action packed sequel to The Tower of Swallows in the New York Times bestselling series that inspired The Witcher video games After walking through the portal in the Tower of Swallows while narrowly escaping death Ciri finds herself in a completely different world an Elven world She is trapped with no way out Time does not seem to exist and there are no obvious borders or portals to cross back into her home world But this is Ciri the child of prophecy and she will not be defeated She knows she must escape to finally rejoin the Witcher Geralt and his companions and also to try to conquer her worst nightmare Leo Bonhart the man who chased wounded and tortured Ciri is still on her trail And the world is still at war Witcher novelsBlood of Elves The Time of ContemptBaptism of Fire The Tower of SwallowsLady of the LakeWitcher collectionsThe Last WishSword of DestinyThe Malady and Other Stories An Andrzej Sapkowski Sampler e only Translated from original Polish by David French

Lucky Jim

Author James Hart ISBN-10 1627782141 ISBN-13 9781627782142 Year 2017-04-11 Pages 240 Language English Publisher Cleis Press Download Link Click Here Lucky Jim is Jim Harts memoir the story of how he survived a violent childhood home found incredible words inside him created a love that was both so right and so wrong and finally found the strength to be his true self Jim is a master at building relationships Charming funny and a great listener with a gurus insight his success in life and business was based on his ability to connect with others from people recovering in 12 step groups in Upstate New York to those living in the rarified air of Marthas Vineyard But after 20 years sober one slip up triggered an active addiction that threatened his relationships with his then wife singer songwriter Carly Simon his recovery friends his severely disabled son and even with himself as he began to confront his sexuality

A la Mode: 120 Recipes in 60 Pairings: Pies, Tarts, Cakes, Crisps, and More Topped with Ice Cream, Gelato, Frozen Custard, and More

Author Mark Scarbrough ISBN-10 1250072131 ISBN-13 9781250072139 Year 2016-06-07 Pages 224 Language English Publisher St. Martin’s Griffin Download Link Click Here Are you ready to take your baking over the top Here are sixty decadent and delightful ice creams and the sixty desserts that are their vehicles A la Mode offers not just solid dessert recipes from raspberry oat bars to bear claws from chocolate pecan pie to a white chocolate pavlova but also gives you the unforgettable pairings that make these desserts smash hits apple cranberry pie with Camembert ice cream chocolate sheet cake with salt caramel frozen custard and espresso cream jelly roll with mascarpone ice cream Let s face it vanilla can sometimes be so vanilla A great a la mode pairing should be as decadent as finding the perfect wine to go with your cheese plate With A la Mode IACP winners and cookbook dynamos Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough show you how to create innovative delights such as creamy hazelnut gelato atop coffee poached pears or maple frozen custard with a mouthwatering cinnamon roll cake alongside simpler classics like confetti ice cream with layered vanilla birthday cake You haven t lived until you ve had…

Valor (Faithful and the Fallen)

Author John Gwynne ISBN-10 0316399744 ISBN-13 9780316399746 Year 2014-07-22 Pages 688 Language English Publisher Orbit Download Link Click Here War has erupted in the Banished Lands as the race for power intensifies Corban flees his homeland searching for peace but he soon discovers that there is no haven in the west as the agents of Rhin and roaming bands of giants hound his every step Veradis leaves the battleground and rushes to his King s side But he has witnessed both combat and betrayal and his duty weighs heavily upon him Maquin seeks only revenge but pirate slavers and the brutal world of pit fighting stand in his way Nathair becomes embroiled in the wars of the west as Queen Rhin marches against King Owain The need to find the cauldron of the giants drives him on Sides are chosen and oaths will be fulfilled or broken in a land where hell has broken loose

Death Note Box Set (Vol. 1-12)

Author Tsugumi Ohba ISBN-10 142152581X ISBN-13 9781421525815 Year 2008-10-07 Pages 2496 Language English Publisher VIZ Media LLC Download Link Click Here The entire Death Note manga story arc is now available in a box set for the first time This custom box set includes all 12 books from the Death Note series the information How To Read Death Note 13 and exclusive Death Note premium gifts The high gloss printed box set also comes with a recessed handle and velcro closure The box set is 10 off the total retail price of 13 volumes of Death Note This is a perfect gift for either yourself or anyone not yet exposed to the amazing intrigue of this Obha Obata masterpiece Light Yagami is an ace student with great prospects and he s bored out of his mind But all that changes when he finds the Death Note a notebook dropped by a rogue Shinigami death god Any human whose name is written in the notebook dies and now Light has vowed to use the power of the Death Note to rid the world of evil But when criminals begin dropping dead the authorities send the legendary detective L to track down…

MICHELIN Guide New York City 2017: Restaurants (Michelin Guide/Michelin)

Author Michelin ISBN-10 2067212362 ISBN-13 9782067212367 Year 2016-11-18 Pages 674 Language English Publisher Michelin Download Link Click Here For carefully researched objective recommendations to some 875 delicious restaurants in the Big Apple locals and travelers looking for great places to eat turn to the MICHELIN Guide New York City 2017 Anonymous experienced inspectors use the renowned Michelin food star rating system to craft an objective list of suggested restaurants The selection offers choices for all palates and pocketbooks Readers can safely rely on the annually updated guide where all restaurants are recommended

Stuffed: The Ultimate Comfort Food Cookbook: Taking Your Favorite Foods and Stuffing Them to Make New, Different and Delicious Meals

Author Dan Whalen ISBN-10 1624140114 ISBN-13 9781624140112 Year 2014-01-14 Pages 208 Language English Publisher Page Street Publishing Download Link Click Here Take Your Favorite Comfort Foods to the Next Level with Stuffed The Ultimate Comfort Food CookbookDan Whalen is a mad scientist of comfort food Dan s recipe takes a full sized cheeseburger stuffs it into a ravioli and calls it dinner Another puts pineapple and bacon into jalapeno peppers to create a tasty flavorful appetizer With every recipe so fun and different you ll be able to make dishes that your family and friends have truly never seen before Dan is the genius behind the popular blog The Food in My Beard His recipes have been viewed over 6 million times and his work has been featured in Bon Appetit Fine Cooking magazine and on Boston com and Huffington Post Recipes include Cheesesteak Stuffed Soft Pretzel Calzones Chicken Stuffed Waffles Cheddar Sriracha Stuffed Mushrooms and Cherry Pie Stuffed Chocolate Cake so get ready to take the best comfort foods and stuff them with even more awesome flavor With Stuffed you ll be making the best tasting dishes you ve never even dreamed of

Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Research

Author John W. Creswell ISBN-10 1412975174 ISBN-13 9781412975179 Year 2010-06-22 Pages 488 Language English Publisher SAGE Publications, Inc Download Link Click Here A practical how to guide to designing mixed methods studiesCombining the latest thinking about mixed methods research designs with practical step by step guidance the Second Edition of Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Research now covers six major mixed methods designs Authors John W Creswell and Vicki L Plano Clark walk readers through the entire research process from formulating questions to designing collecting data and interpreting results and include updated examples from published mixed methods studies drawn from the social behavioral health and education disciplines Intended AudienceThis text is intended for use in Intermediate Advanced Research Methods Mixed Methods Research Design and Social Research Methods courses across the social and behavioral sciences

The Scratch & Sniff Book of Weed

Author Seth Matlins ISBN-10 1419724525 ISBN-13 9781419724527 Year 2017-04-18 Pages 22 Language English Publisher Harry N. Abrams Download Link Click Here Legal in all 50 states this entertaining informative and whimsically illustrated guide covers 4 000 years of weed and its significancepsychoactive cultural medical sexual and morein just 22 pages and with 20 scratch sniff scents From the science behind the munchies to the botanical link between weed and beer from weeds sexual upsides to its literal sexual downsides from Tupac to Shakespeare to why weed makes music sound better This book may just be the greatest ever gift for anyone from the cannabis connoisseur to the cannabis curious