Category: Nonfiction

Download E-books Lively Advertising Cuts of the Twenties and Thirties: 1,102 Illustrations of Animals, Food and Dining, Children, etc. (Dover Pictorial Archive) PDF

By Leslie Cabarga, Marcie McKinnon

Large selection of attractive, copyright-free interval images embracing number of categories—amusements, children’s actions, women’s models, family and barnyard animals, consuming, ingesting, even more. pleasant visible observation on early 20th-century lifestyles; worthy sourcebook for photo artists.

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Download E-books SuperFractals PDF

SuperFractals is the long-awaited successor to Fractals far and wide, during which the ability and sweetness of Iterated functionality structures have been brought and utilized to generating startling and unique photos that mirror advanced buildings came across for instance in nature. This provoked the query of no matter if there's a deeper connection among topology, geometry, IFS and codes at the one hand and biology, DNA and protein improvement at the different. Now, twenty years later, Barnsley brings the tale brand new via explaining how IFS have built for you to deal with this factor. New principles resembling fractal tops and superIFS are brought, and the classical deterministic procedure is mixed with probabilistic rules to supply new arithmetic and algorithms that open a complete conception that may have purposes in special effects, bioinformatics, economics, sign processing and past. For the 1st time those principles are defined in publication shape, and illustrated with breathtaking photographs.

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Download E-books Building a Bankroll Full Ring Edition: Proven strategies for moving up in stakes playing no limit hold'em online. PDF

By Pawel Nazarewicz

In January of 2010, whereas gamers complained approximately how tricky on-line poker had develop into, Pawel “Verneer” Nazarewicz desired to exhibit that, with the proper method, development a bankroll from scratch may nonetheless be performed on the on-line tables. So beginning on the micro stakes, he labored his approach up the poker ladder turning $100 into $10,000 in one hundred twenty days. He comprehensive a similar feat a 12 months later in precisely a hundred days. during this ebook, Pawel stocks the construction blocks priceless for attaining long term good fortune at on-line poker. those teachings specialize in seven primary techniques: - settle for Variance - deal with Your Bankroll - increase Reads - Play strong - remain in your A-Game - installed the Hours - stay a scholar

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Download E-books The Hot Zone: A Terrifying True Story PDF

By Richard Preston

A hugely infectious, lethal virus from the important African rain woodland unexpectedly looks within the suburbs of Washington, D.C. there is not any therapy. In a couple of days ninety percentage of its sufferers are lifeless. A mystery army SWAT group of infantrymen and scientists is mobilized to forestall the outbreak of this unique "hot" virus. The scorching Zone tells this dramatic tale, giving a hair-raising account of the
appearance of infrequent and deadly viruses and their "crashes" into the human race. stunning, scary, and very unlikely to disregard, The scorching Zone proves that fact relatively is scarier than fiction.

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Download E-books Adobe Acrobat X PDF Bible PDF

By Ted Padova

The vintage Acrobat and PDF reference, up to date to hide the most recent release

regularly the main authoritative and entire source on Acrobat and PDF structure, this ordinary reference returns with in-depth insurance of the latest model of Acrobat. Written through bestselling writer Ted Padova, this e-book is full of real-world insights and methods won from Padova’s day-by-day use of Acrobat and PDF less than time limit constraints. you will discover every thing there's to understand approximately utilizing Acrobat and PDF for print prepress, the web, CD-ROMs, and different kinds of media.

  • Popular writer Ted Padova stocks every little thing you want to find out about the newest unlock of Acrobat and PDF
  • Explores the up to date services of the hot Acrobat and utilizing it for print prepress, the web, CD-ROMs, and extra

because the final source for all issues Acrobat and PDF-related, Adobe Acrobat CS5 Bible is an replace of a vintage.

Note: CD-ROM/DVD and different supplementary fabrics usually are not integrated as a part of book file.

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Download E-books Inside Scientology: The Story of America's Most Secretive Religion PDF

By Janet Reitman

“A masterful piece of reporting . . . Reitman tells a spellbinding tale of a larger-than-life character whose quirks, ticks and air of secrecy formed America’s most modern homegrown spiritual movement.” — Washington Post

Scientology is understood for its big name believers and its crew of “volunteer ministers” at catastrophe websites reminiscent of the area alternate middle; its significantly competitive reaction to feedback or its assaults on psychiatry; its requirement that believers pay up to thousands of greenbacks to arrive the top degrees of salvation. yet for all its notoriety, Scientology has remained America’s least understood new faith, whilst it's been one in all its so much successful.

Now Janet Reitman tells its riveting complete tale within the first target smooth heritage of Scientology, ultimately revealing the superb fact approximately lifestyles in the arguable faith for its contributors and ex-members. in accordance with 5 years of analysis, private files, and vast interviews with present and previous Scientologists, this is often an completely compelling paintings of nonfiction and the defining paintings on an elusive faith.

“A meticulously researched background and revealing exposé, a daunting portrait of a faith that many locate not only arguable, yet dangerous.” — Boston Globe

“This publication is fearless.” — Wall highway magazine

A New York Times awesome Book most sensible Books of 2011, Nonfiction
San Francisco Chronicle Top Ten of 2011

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Download E-books A Practical Guide to Ubuntu Linux (4th Edition) PDF

The so much entire, Easy-to-Follow consultant to Ubuntu Linux  

“As an in-depth advisor to Ubuntu, this booklet does an excellent task of overlaying every little thing from utilizing the team spirit laptop to exploring key server configurations.”

–Elizabeth okay. Joseph, platforms Administrator & Ubuntu group Member 

  • The number one Ubuntu source, totally up-to-date for Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr)–the long-term aid (LTS) liberate Canonical will help into 2019
  • Extensive new insurance of set up, defense, virtualization, MariaDB, Python Programming, and masses extra
  • Updated JumpStarts assist you manage many advanced servers in minutes
  • Hundreds of updated examples, plus 4 up to date indexes bring quick entry to trustworthy answers 

Mark Sobell’s A functional advisor to Ubuntu Linux®, Fourth Edition, is the main thorough and updated connection with fitting, configuring, securing, and dealing with Ubuntu pcs and servers.


This version has been totally up-to-date for Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr), a milestone LTS (Long time period aid) free up, which Canonical will aid on either computers and servers into 2019.


Sobell walks you thru each crucial function and procedure, from fitting Ubuntu to operating with the most recent Ubuntu solidarity computer, and from configuring servers and tracking networks to dealing with day by day approach management. His incredibly transparent causes demystify every little thing from Apache, Samba, and postfix, to ufw, virtualization, and MariaDB/MySQL database administration. PLUS a brand new bankruptcy on programming in Python, today’s most well liked procedure automation tool!


Fully up-to-date JumpStart sections quick assist you get complicated servers running–often in mins. You’ll additionally locate updated counsel on new LPI and CompTIA Linux certification pathways for Linux professionals.


Sobell attracts on his significant Linux wisdom to give an explanation for either the “hows” and the “whys” of Ubuntu. He’s taught millions of readers and not forgets what it’s wish to be new to Linux. even if you’re a consumer, administrator, or programmer, you’ll locate every little thing you would like here–now, and for years to come.


The world’s so much functional Ubuntu Linux e-book is now much more useful!


This publication delivers

  • Completely made over install insurance reflecting Ubuntu 14.04’s greater ubiquity (graphical) and debian-installer (textual) installers
  • Updated JumpStarts for quick establishing Samba, Apache, postfix, FTP, NFS, CUPS, OpenSSH, DNS, and different complicated servers
  • Revamped and up to date factors of the ufw, gufw, and iptables firewall tools
  • An all-new bankruptcy on growing VMs (virtual machines) in the neighborhood and within the cloud
  • New insurance of the MariaDB open resource plug-in substitute for MySQL
  • Comprehensive networking insurance, together with DNS/BIND, NFS, NIS, FTP, LDAP, and Cacti community monitoring
  • Expert assurance of web server configuration and customization, together with apache2 (Web) and postfix (mail)
  • A new bankruptcy masking cutting-edge protection innovations, together with sudo, cryptography, hash services, SSL certificate, plus a bit on utilizing GPG (GNU privateness safeguard) to guard records in transit
  • Deep assurance of crucial management tasks–from coping with clients to CUPS printing, and from configuring LANs and LDAP to development VMs (virtual machines)
  • Complete directions on maintaining structures modern utilizing apt-get, dpkg, and different tools
  • And even more . . . together with a revised 500+ time period thesaurus and 4 indexes

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Download E-books Pretty in Plaid: A Life, a Witch, and a Wardrobe, or, the Wonder Years Before the Condescending, Egomaniacal, Self-Centered Smart-Ass Phase PDF

By Jen Lancaster

In lovely in Plaid, Jen Lancaster finds how she constructed the hubris that endlessly will get her into difficulty. utilizing type icons of her formative years to inform her hilarious and insightful tales, readers will meet the woman she used to be.

Think Jen Lancaster was once constantly "like David Sedaris with pearls and a super-cute handbag?" (Jennifer Coburn) re-examine. She used to be a badge-hungry Junior woman Scout with a knack for extortion, an aspiring sorority lady who didn't be aware of her trainer from her Louis Vuitton, and a budding govt who stumbled on herself bewildered through her first come upon with a fax laptop. during this funny and touching memoir, Jen Lancaster appears to be like again on her life-and wardrobe-before sour was once the recent black and exhibits us a tender girl now not so very diverse than the remainder of us.

The writer who confirmed us what it used to be wish to wait in line on the unemployment place of work with a Prada bag, how residing within the urban can really suck, and that shedding pounds may be enjoyable with a coach named Barbie and sufficient Ambien is able to take you on a hilarious and heartwarming journey down reminiscence lane in her footwear (and very lovely ones at that).

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Download E-books Getting Started with Cubieboard PDF

By Oliver M. Schinagl

Embedded structures are fascinating simply because they mix enjoyable fields. On one facet, there's open resource software program, and at the different part, there's open resource undefined. yet a bit farther from that, we now have electronics (AVR-microcontrollers), that are very fascinating and enjoyable to paintings with. Cubieboard is a robust unmarried board computing device, just like Raspberry Pi, that helps a number of working structures, comparable to Ubuntu and Debian.

This e-book will train you every little thing you want to learn about venture improvement utilizing Cubieboard, whether you're not an embedded platform expert.

The booklet starts off by means of going over the main famous Allwinner improvement forums, is helping you opt a board, and recommends extra required undefined. subsequent, the ebook in brief explains easy methods to "talk" to the board. Then, issues begin to get attention-grabbing with the install of a machine OS onto an SD card and booting right into a totally graphical laptop method. Concluding this paintings, the final bankruptcy grants an instance of the way to attach exterior peripherals reminiscent of an LED.

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