Author: Mark Dexter, Louis Landry
Author: David Perlmutter
Publisher: Little, Brown
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The devastating truth about the effects of wheat, sugar, and carbs on the brain, with a 4-week plan to achieve optimum health. In Grain Brain, renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, exposes a finding that's been buried in the medical literature for far too long: carbs are destroying your brain. Even so-called healthy carbs like whole grains can cause dementia, ADHD, epilepsy, anxiety, chronic headaches, depression, decreased libido, and much more. Groundbreaking and timely, Grain Brain shows that the fate of your brain is not in your genes. It's in the food you eat. The cornerstone of all degenerative conditions, including brain disorders, is inflammation, which can be triggered by carbs, especially containing gluten or high in sugar. Dr. Perlmutter explains what happens when the brain encounters common ingredients in your daily bread and fruit bowls, how statin drugs may be erasing your memory, why a diet high in "good fats" is ideal, and how to spur the growth of new brain cells at any age. Dr. Perlmutter's revolutionary 4-week plan shows you how to keep your brain healthy, vibrant, and sharp while dramatically reducing your risk for debilitating neurological diseases as well as relieving more common, everyday conditions -- without drugs. Easy-to-follow strategies, delicious recipes, and weekly goals help you to put the plan into action. With a blend of anecdotes, cutting-edge research, and accessible, practical advice, Grain Brain teaches you how to take control of your "smart genes," regain wellness, and enjoy lifelong health and vitality.
A one-stop knowledge resource, Emerging Technologies in Distance Education showcases the international work of research scholars and innovative distance education practitioners who use emerging interactive technologies for teaching and learning at a distance. This widely anticipated book harnesses the dispersed knowledge of international experts who highlight pedagogical, organizational, cultural, social, and economic factors that influence the adoption and integration of emerging technologies in distance education. Whether as a result of technological advances, changing mindsets, or economic and organizational pressures, this book provides expert advice on how educators can launch effective and engaging distance education initiatives. It goes beyond the hype surrounding Web 2.0 technologies and highlights the important issues that researchers and educators need to consider to enhance educational practice. George Veletsionos is assistant professor of instructional technology at the University of Texas.
Author: Elena Martín-Monje, Elena Bárcena
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
This pioneering book presents initial analysis of the theoretical and methodological issues underlying LMOOCs and gives empirical evidence of their potential for the development of language communicative competences. It offers a broad view of LMOOC research with respect to the geographical and institutional origin of its authors and on the heterogeneous nature of their academic backgrounds, as well as suggesting directions for future development.
Hunger and Public Action
Author: Jean Drèze, Amartya Sen
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
This book analyses the role of public action in solving the problem of hunger in the modern world and is divided into four parts: Hunger in the modern world, Famines, Undernutrition and deprivation, and Hunger and public action.
Increasing the chances of a website's success by boosting its ability to entice surfers to stop at the site, absorb what it offers, and return at a later date, this guide provides templates, checklists, and forms—as well as proven techniques such as using e-mail, links, and online advertising—to increase the number of initial users and repeat visitors to a website. Invaluable to entrepreneurs, small business owners, corporate marketing managers, and consultants seeking guidance to make their website successful, this resource is an important tool for those trying to maximize their Web promotion potential.
Essay Collection covering the point where software, law and social justice meet.
This is a tutorial on Spring MVC, a module in the Spring Framework for rapidly developing web applications. The MVC in Spring MVC stands for Model-View-Controller, a design pattern widely used in Graphical User Interface (GUI) development. This pattern is not only common in web development, but is also used in desktop technology like Java Swing. Sometimes called Spring Web MVC, Spring MVC is one of the most popular web frameworks today and a most sought-after skill. This book is for anyone wishing to learn to develop Java-based web applications with Spring MVC. Sample applications come as Spring Tool Suite and Eclipse projects.
2. Forms; Form Builder; Creating a form; Laying out a form; Aligning components on a form; Space distribution; Properties window; Event handling; Modification of generated code; Extending the palette; Summary; 3. Window System; Creating a window; Examining the generated files; Automatic window lifecycle management; Programmatically managing the Window lifecycle; Positioning of windows; Creating custom modes; Creating window groups; Extending the default TopComponent persistence; Summary; 4. Lookup; Registering and finding services; Creating extension points.
Author: Walidah Imarisha, adrienne maree brown
Publisher: AK Press
Whenever we envision a world without war, without prisons, without capitalism, we are producing speculative fiction. Organizers and activists envision, and try to create, such worlds all the time. Walidah Imarisha and adrienne maree brown have brought twenty of them together in the first anthology of short stories to explore the connections between radical speculative fiction and movements for social change. The visionary tales of Octavia’s Brood span genres—sci-fi, fantasy, horror, magical realism—but all are united by an attempt to inject a healthy dose of imagination and innovation into our political practice and to try on new ways of understanding ourselves, the world around us, and all the selves and worlds that could be. The collection is rounded off with essays by Tananarive Due and Mumia Abu-Jamal, and a preface by Sheree Renée Thomas. PRAISE FOR OCTAVIA'S BROOD: "Those concerned with justice and liberation must always persuade the mass of people that a better world is possible. Our job begins with speculative fictions that fire society's imagination and its desire for change. In adrienne maree brown and Walidah Imarisha's visionary conception, and by its activist-artists' often stunning acts of creative inception, Octavia's Brood makes for great thinking and damn good reading. The rest will be up to us." —Jeff Chang, author of Who We Be: The Colorization of America “Conventional exclamatory phrases don’t come close to capturing the essence of what we have here in Octavia’s Brood. One part sacred text, one part social movement manual, one part diary of our future selves telling us, ‘It’s going to be okay, keep working, keep loving.’ Our radical imaginations are under siege and this text is the rescue mission. It is the new cornerstone of every class I teach on inequality, justice, and social change....This is the text we’ve been waiting for.” —Ruha Benjamin, professor of African American Studies at Princeton University and author of People’s Science: Bodies and Rights on the Stem Cell Frontier "Octavia once told me that two things worried her about the future of humanity: The tendency to think hierarchically, and the tendency to place ourselves higher on the hierarchy than others. I think she would be humbled beyond words that the fine, thoughtful writers in this volume have honored her with their hearts and minds. And that in calling for us to consider that hierarchical structure, they are not walking in her shadow, nor standing on her shoulders, but marching at her side." —Steven Barnes, author of Lion’s Blood “Never has one book so thoroughly realized the dream of its namesake. Octavia's Brood is the progeny of two lovers of Octavia Butler and their belief in her dream that science fiction is for everybody.... Butler could not wish for better evidence of her touch changing our literary and living landscapes. Play with these children, read these works, and find the children in you waiting to take root under the stars!” —Moya Bailey and Ayana Jamieson, Octavia E. Butler Legacy “Like [Octavia] Butler's fiction, this collection is cartography, a map to freedom.” —dream hampton, filmmaker and Visiting Artist at Stanford University’s Institute for Diversity in the Arts Walidah Imarisha is a writer, organizer, educator, and spoken word artist. She is the author of the poetry collectionScars/Stars and facilitates writing workshops at schools, community centers, youth detention facilities, and women's prisons. adrienne maree brown is a 2013 Kresge Literary Arts Fellow writing science fiction in Detroit, Michigan. She received a 2013 Detroit Knight Arts Challenge Award to run a series of Octavia Butler–based writing workshops.
Come for a visit in Bear Country with this classic First Time Book® from Stan and Jan Berenstain. Mama is about to have a new cub! From when the baby will arrive to how it will get out of Mama’s tummy, Sister has all kinds of questions about it. This beloved story is a perfect way to introduce children to birds, bees, and babies.
The NetBeans Platform is the world's only modular Swing application framework, used by very large organizations in mission-critical scenarios, such as at Boeing and Northrop Grumman, as well as in the financial sector and in the oil/gas industry. For these large customers in enterprises who are increasingly interested in Maven and OSGi, the book will have particular relevance. The Definitive Guide to NetBeansTM Platform 7 is a thorough and authoritative introduction to the open-source NetBeans Platform, covering all its major APIs in detail, with relevant code examples used throughout. Provides a completely updated definitive guide to the NetBeans Platform, using the latest APIs, coding patterns, and methodologies. Focuses strongly on business features in an application, since Oracle's customers are particularly interested in business-related aspects. For example, how to use OSGi, how to add authentication/security, how to monetize from a modular application. The original German book on which this title is based was well received. The NetBeans Platform Community has put together this English translation, which covers the latest NetBeans Platform 7 APIs. With an introduction by known NetBeans Platform experts Jaroslav Tulach and Tim Boudreau, this is the most up-to-date book on this topic at the moment. All NetBeans Platform developers will gain something from this book, because several topics in the book have not been documented anywhere else.
What Forest Animals Eat
Author: Joanne Mattern
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
Describes the interdependance between plants and animals in a forest environment.
Tips for Toileting
Author: Jo Adkins, Sue Larkey