The Coming Waves

The Coming Waves Author Dustin DiPerna
ISBN-10 9780989228954
Release 2014-01-16
Pages 340
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Featuring a collection of inspiring articles written by integral thinkers from around the globe, The Coming Waves highlights a bright future for humanity. With emphasis given to the phrase “Wake Up, Grow Up, Clean Up, Show Up” the book outlines a unique example of what it means to be a truly integrated spiritual practitioner in our current times. Topics include: spiritual awakening, evolutionary philosophy and development, psychological health, social activism, and the role of intersubjective practice in the unfolding of a planetary culture, among others. In its attempt to provide a platform for the next wave of integral thinkers, the majority of authors are in their 20s, 30s, and 40s. Each author was selected for the particular gift that he or she brings to the larger constellation of writers. Contributing authors include: Michael Wombacher, Jeff Carreira, Dustin DiPerna, John Churchill, Clint Fuhs, Michael Brabant, Andrew Venezia, H.B. Augustine, Thomas Hübl, Rob McNamara, Jana Espiritu Santo, Eliot Bissey, Gail Hochachka, Mikyö Clark, Mick Quinn, and Debora Prieto. If you want to catch a glimpse of our bright future, this book provides a peek into the new Earth and new civilization that have already begun to arrive.



The Coming Wave

The Coming Wave Author Oliver Optic
ISBN-10
Release 2016-07-20
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The steward was a tall, lank, lantern-jawed man, whose cheek-bones were almost as prominent as his long nose. His face was pale, in spite of the bronze which a West India sun had imparted to it, and his hair was long and straight. He had a very thin beard of jet black, which contrasted strongly with the pallor of his face. His voice was hollow, and sounded doubly so from the drawl with which he uttered his sentences, and every remark he made was preceded by a single long-drawn hacking cough, which might have been caused by the force of habit or the incipient workings of disease. He was seated in the galley, abaft the foremast of the brig, and when the passenger showed himself at the door of the galley, he had been engaged in writing in a square record-book, which he closed the instant the visitor darkened the aperture of his den.



Transactions of the Institution of Naval Architects

Transactions of the Institution of Naval Architects Author
ISBN-10 IOWA:31858019833510
Release 1863
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List of members in each volume.



Talks to Teachers on Psychology and to Students on Some of Life s Ideals

Talks to Teachers on Psychology and to Students on Some of Life s Ideals Author William James
ISBN-10 9780486158488
Release 2013-02-13
Pages 160
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Still-vital lectures on teaching deal with stream of consciousness, education and behavior, native and acquired reactions, habit, association of ideas, attention, memory, acquisition of ideas, perception, will, and more. 2 black-and-white illustrations.



American Exodus

American Exodus Author Giles Slade
ISBN-10 9781550925487
Release 2013-10-21
Pages 288
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As temperatures rise, declines in agricultural production and freshwater supply will diminish US carrying capacity by 2/3, and rising sea levels will impact the country's most densely populated regions. A frightening survey of what's to come, American Exodus argues that mankind can survive the coming century of climate chaos if we act quickly to preserve our shelter of last resort.



The Theory of Innovation

The Theory of Innovation Author Jon Sundbo
ISBN-10 1781008892
Release 1998-01-01
Pages 220
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This book presents for the first time a coherent analysis of the development of innovation theory from the nineteenth century to the present day. It examines the emergence of different theories of innovation in different periods, and how they compete for dominance today. Specifically, it looks at three paradigms within innovation theory - entrepreneurship, the rise of technology and strategic behaviour. This book will be essential reading for academics interested in innovation, technology and industrial organization.



Kondratieff Waves Warfare and World Security

Kondratieff Waves  Warfare and World Security Author Tessaleno C. Devezas
ISBN-10 9781586035884
Release 2006-01-01
Pages 337
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"Considerable progress has been made in understanding the underlying mechanisms driving the long-wave behavior of the world socioeconomic development. In spite of this progress one recognizes that many aspects related with these underlying driving forces remained unsolved. One of these aspects endured, perhaps as the most controversial one: the close relationship between K-waves and the outbreak of major wars. Social scientists and politicians are well acquainted with the fact that chance events have been responsible for the outbreak of wars and their course and outcome. Two main trends are now acknowledged: the increasing recognition of the existence of some cyclical patterns of warfare involving the core of the world system, and a shift toward newly evolving patterns involving non-state actors and asymmetric warfare. We may tentatively agree that wars are not merely the result of blind social and political forces, but patterned according to long socioeconomic cycles and the result of deep and general laws underlying the co-evolutionary unfolding of the world system. In the first part of this book, the reader will find a mix of contributions dealing with new visions or revisions of the concept of long waves considered from very different perspectives related to their unfolding. Those contributions discussing the issue of K-waves and their relation with military conflicts objectively, following old and / or new conceptualizations of the phenomenon, were selected to form the books second part. Finally those contributions with strong emphasis on the analysis of future scenarios, related or not related with warfare and / or world security compose the body of the third part."



Naval Hygiene

Naval Hygiene Author Joseph Wilson
ISBN-10 BSB:BSB10479977
Release 1870
Pages 234
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Naval Hygiene has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Naval Hygiene also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Naval Hygiene book for free.



The Coming to America Cookbook

The Coming to America Cookbook Author Joan D'Amico
ISBN-10 0471711624
Release 2005-03-25
Pages 192
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COOK UP A HEAPING DISH OF CULTURE WITH TASTY RECIPES FROM AMERICAN IMMIGRANTS Who knew culture could be so delicious? In THE COMING TO AMERICA COOKBOOK, you'll discover how America's immigrants have lived and dined over the centuries. This scrumptious survey of a wide variety of cuisine--Mexican, Irish, Chinese, Moroccan, Turkish, Ethiopian, Nigerian, and many more--blends together an appetizing mix of kid-friendly recipes and fun food facts throughout each chapter. Kids will have a great time learning about each culture's distinctive foods and traditions while they cook up easy and yummy recipes, including: NAAN, a bread made with yogurt, which is a staple of Indian cooking SAVORY SHRIMP OVER RICE, a recipe from Northern Italy passed down through generations BRATWURST WITH SAUERKRAUT, a favorite dish of Wisconsin, where many Germans settles in the nineteenth century BANANA STRAWBERRY BATIDOS, icy Cuban drinks that are as common as cola in cities with many Cuban residents, such as Miami DUTCH WINDMILL COOKIES, which are traditionally made in the Netherlands at Christmas time THE COMING TO AMERICA COOKBOOK also includes information on cooking tools and skills, with important rules for kitchen safety and cleaning up.



The Science of Ocean Waves

The Science of Ocean Waves Author J. B. Zirker
ISBN-10 9781421410791
Release 2013-11-05
Pages 264
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"Powerful ocean waves fascinate the public, and they have made a lot of news lately." With that indisputable observation, scientist J. B. Zirker takes off on a whirlwind tour of the world of waves—from the "ordinary" waves that constantly churn the sea to the rogues or freaks that can rise up seemingly from nowhere to heights of 20 meters or more... and everything in between. Addressing questions most ocean visitors have had and offering new ones for our consideration, The Science of Ocean Waves explains in accessible language how waves are formed, how they move, how they become huge and destructive, and how they're being studied now for clues that will help us plan for the future. Devoting chapters to wind, tides, currents, breakers, tsunamis, forecasting, renewable energy, and El Niño—as well as discussing the gentler properties of ocean waves which inspire us and offer opportunities for relaxation and recreation—Zirker explores the physical factors that create waves. Drawing on some of the recent storms that have devastated entire regions—such as Hurricane Katrina, the tsunami launched by the 2004 Sumatran earthquake, and the great tsunami that crushed the shore of Japan in 2011—Zirker explains the forces that cause these monster waves and reveals the toll they take on human lives. Enhanced by dozens of illustrations and a comprehensive glossary, The Science of Ocean Waves will fascinate anyone curious about the science behind the headlines. Praise for J. B. Zirker "Scientists know their stuff but are rarely good storytellers, whereas good storytellers rarely possess the necessary sweeping command of a scientific discipline. Zirker is that rare animal who can both communicate the most demanding technical detail and make it accessible."— New Scientist -- Chris Almond



The Great Alaska Earthquake of 1964

The Great Alaska Earthquake of 1964 Author National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Alaska Earthquake
ISBN-10 NAP:12980
Release 1968
Pages 624
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The Great Alaska Earthquake of 1964 has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Great Alaska Earthquake of 1964 also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Great Alaska Earthquake of 1964 book for free.



Identification of Damage Using Lamb Waves

Identification of Damage Using Lamb Waves Author Zhongqing Su
ISBN-10 9781848827844
Release 2009-09-01
Pages 346
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Lamb waves are guided waves that propagate in thin plate or shell structures. There has been a clear increase of interest in using Lamb waves for identifying structural damage, entailing intensive research and development in this field over the past two decades. Now on the verge of maturity for diverse engineering applications, this emerging technique serves as an encouraging candidate for facilitating continuous and automated surveillance of the integrity of engineering structures in a cost-effective manner. In comparison with conventional nondestructive evaluation techniques such as ultrasonic scanning and radiography which have been well developed over half a century, damage identification using Lamb waves is in a stage of burgeoning development, presenting a number of technical challenges in application that need to be addressed and circumvented. It is these two aspects that have encouraged us to write this book, with the intention of consolidating the knowledge and know-how in the field of Lamb-wave-based damage identification, and of promoting widespread attention to mature application of this technique in the practical engineering sphere. This book provides a comprehensive description of key facets of damage identification technique using Lamb waves, based on the authors’ knowledge, comprehension and experience, ranging from fundamental theory through case studies to engineering applications.



Hezbollah The Story of the Party of God

Hezbollah  The Story of the Party of God Author E. Azani
ISBN-10 9780230116290
Release 2011-02-14
Pages 293
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The book examines the Hezbollah movement from a multidisciplinary, comprehensive, historical, and systematic perspective to explain how it has evolved since its inception in the early 1980s to the present.



Lenses and Waves

Lenses and Waves Author Fokko Jan Dijksterhuis
ISBN-10 9781402026980
Release 2006-01-20
Pages 289
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In 1690, Christiaan Huygens (1629-1695) published Traité de la Lumière, containing his renowned wave theory of light. It is considered a landmark in seventeenth-century science, for the way Huygens mathematized the corpuscular nature of light and his probabilistic conception of natural knowledge. This book discusses the development of Huygens' wave theory, reconstructing the winding road that eventually led to Traité de la Lumière. For the first time, the full range of manuscript sources is taken into account. In addition, the development of Huygens' thinking on the nature of light is put in the context of his optics as a whole, which was dominated by his lifelong pursuit of theoretical and practical dioptrics. In so doing, this book offers the first account of the development of Huygens' mathematical analysis of lenses and telescopes and its significance for the origin of the wave theory of light. As Huygens applied his mathematical proficiency to practical issues pertaining to telescopes – including trying to design a perfect telescope by means of mathematical theory – his dioptrics is significant for our understanding of seventeenth-century relations between theory and practice. With this full account of Huygens' optics, this book sheds new light on the history of seventeenth-century optics and the rise of the new mathematical sciences, as well as Huygens' oeuvre as a whole. Students of the history of optics, of early mathematical physics, and the Scientific Revolution, will find this book enlightening.



Gravitational Waves

Gravitational Waves Author I. Ciufolini
ISBN-10 9781420034257
Release 2001-01-29
Pages 412
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Gravitational waves (GWs) are a hot topic and promise to play a central role in astrophysics, cosmology, and theoretical physics. Technological developments have led us to the brink of their direct observation, which could become a reality in the coming years. The direct observation of GWs will open an entirely new field: GW astronomy. This is expected to bring a revolution in our knowledge of the universe by allowing the observation of previously unseen phenomena, such as the coalescence of compact objects (neutron stars and black holes), the fall of stars into supermassive black holes, stellar core collapses, big-bang relics, and the new and unexpected. With a wide range of contributions by leading scientists in the field, Gravitational Waves covers topics such as the basics of GWs, various advanced topics, GW detectors, astrophysics of GW sources, numerical applications, and several recent theoretical developments. The material is written at a level suitable for postgraduate students entering the field.



A Modern Introduction to the Mathematical Theory of Water Waves

A Modern Introduction to the Mathematical Theory of Water Waves Author R. S. Johnson
ISBN-10 052159832X
Release 1997-10-28
Pages 445
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This text considers classical and modern problems in linear and non-linear water-wave theory.



2001 a Relativistic Spacetime Odyssey

2001  a Relativistic Spacetime Odyssey Author Ignazio Ciufolini
ISBN-10 9812380892
Release 2003-01
Pages 512
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This volume offers a comprehensive overview of our understanding of gravity at both the experimental and the theoretical level. Critical reviews by experts cover topics ranging from astrophysics (anisotropies in the cosmic microwave background, gamma ray bursts, neutron stars and astroparticles), cosmology, the status of gravitational wave sources and detectors, verification of Newton's law at short distances, the equivalence principle, gravito-magnetism, measurement theory, time machines and the foundations of Einstein's theory, to string theory and loop quantum gravity.