The Pot Book: A Complete Guide to Cannabis

By Julie Holland M.D.

Best specialists at the technological know-how, background, politics, medication, and capability of America’s most well-liked leisure drug

• With contributions through Andrew Weil, Michael Pollan, Lester Grinspoon, Allen St. Pierre (NORML), Tommy Chong, and others

• Covers marijuana’s physiological and mental results, its medicinal makes use of, the complicated politics of hashish legislation, pot and parenting, its function in creativity, enterprise, and spirituality, and lots more and plenty extra

Exploring the position of hashish in medication, politics, background, and society, The Pot Book deals a compendium of the main up to date info and medical examine on marijuana from major specialists, together with Lester Grinspoon, M.D., Rick Doblin, Ph.D., Allen St. Pierre (NORML), and Raphael Mechoulam. additionally integrated are interviews with Michael Pollan, Andrew Weil, M.D., and Tommy Chong in addition to a pot broker and a farmer who grows for the U.S. govt.

Encompassing the huge spectrum of marijuana wisdom from stoner customs to clinical study, this publication investigates the head ten myths of marijuana; its physiological and mental results; its dangers; why joints are larger than water pipes and different harm-reduction information for clients; how humanity and hashish have co-evolved for millennia; the brain’s cannabis-based neurochemistry; the advanced politics of hashish legislations; its strength medicinal makes use of for melanoma, AIDS, Alzheimer’s, a number of sclerosis, and different health problems; its function in creativity, company, and spirituality; and the complex international of pot and parenting. As legalization turns into a truth, this ebook candidly bargains precious evidence and authoritative evaluations in a society packed with marijuana myths, misconceptions, and stereotypes.

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Dispatches from the Abortion Wars: The Costs of Fanaticism to Doctors, Patients, and the Rest of Us

Surprising firsthand debts from front strains of abortion provision display the continual cultural, political, and fiscal hurdles to access
 
More than thirty-five years after ladies gained the ideal to felony abortion, most folks do not understand how inaccessible it has develop into. In those pages, reproductive-health researcher Carole Joffe indicates how a pervasive stigma—cultivated by way of the spiritual right—operates to take care of limitations to entry via shaming ladies and marginalizing abortion services. via compelling testimony from medical professionals, health-care staff, and sufferers, Joffe stories the lived reviews in the back of the polemics, whereas additionally delivering wish for a extra compassionate commonplace of women’s overall healthiness care. 

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Beginning ASP.NET for Visual Studio 2015

By William Penberthy

The whole advisor to the productiveness and function improvements in ASP.NET 

Beginning ASP.NET for visible Studio 2015 is your final advisor to the newest improve of this traditionally well known framework. totally up to date to align with the vNext liberate, this new version walks you thru the hot instruments and contours that make your workflow smoother and your functions more advantageous. you will get on top of things at the productiveness and function advancements, and find out how Microsoft has devoted itself to extra non-stop innovation by means of expanding its free up cadence for all services and products going ahead. insurance contains Async-aware debugging, ADO.NET idle connection resiliency, controlled go back price inspection, ASP.NET app suspension, on-demand huge item heap compaction, multi-core JIT and more.

The information of an off-cycle replace to ASP.NET got here as a shock, yet its assertion garnered cheers on the 2014 Microsoft construct convention. This advisor indicates you what all of the fuss is ready, and the way Microsoft overhauled the most recent ASP.NET release.

  • Get conversant in the hot developer productiveness features
  • Master the recent instruments that construct larger applications
  • Discover what is new in home windows shop app development
  • Learn how Microsoft fastened the problems that stored you from v5

Over 38 million web content are at present utilizing ASP.NET, and the hot improve is already resulting in elevated adoption. Programmers have to grasp v6 to stay suitable as internet improvement strikes ahead. Beginning ASP.NET for visible Studio 2015 walks you thru the main points, and exhibits you what you must recognize so that you can wake up and working quickly.

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Principles of yacht design

By Lars Larsson, Rolf E. Eliasson

Ideas of Yacht layout is either understandable to amateurs and accomplished for pros. It follows the layout of a 40-foot cruising sailboat from the 1st cartoon to the ultimate weight, power, and sail region calculations, with tables, charts, and diagrams to permit the reader adapt the method to any layout. This variation is revised and elevated to hide powerboats in addition to sailboats.

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Around the World in a Bad Mood!: Confessions of a Flight Attendant

By Rene Foss

This hilarious booklet confronts each element of a flight attendant's absurd world--from the unending array of passenger calls for, to the key language of flight attendants, and a different model of the security Demo Shuffle. Fasten your seatbelt and get ready your self for a side-splitting point of view at the trials and tribulations of air go back and forth.

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The View from the Vue

By Larry Karp

“We known as it THE VUE, and indubitably, that was once the main complimentary nickname Bellevue health center ever had.” So starts The View from the Vue, an “entertaining, colourful remember” (Publishers Weekly) of existence a half-century in the past at ny City’s clinical courtroom of final resort.
 
among 1959 and 1965, Dr. Larry Karp served as clinical pupil, intern, and resident health practitioner at Bellevue. in the course of those six years, he got here to grasp and comprehend the folks who wended their means during the dingy hallways and roach-infested subterranean passages, and inhabited the moderately provided wards of the marvelous medical institution whose origins date again to 1811. It’s now not unbelievable that Dr. Karp hasn't ever been capable of disregard The Vue. Writing in a mode either human and funny, he remembers a few of the astonishingly humorous and dramatic occasions he lived via, related to weird and wonderful sufferers and gruesome operating stipulations. within the method, he provides us a transparent photograph of what it used to be like at Bellevue within the early sixties . . . for either medical professionals and patients.

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Clean Plates Brooklyn 2012: A Guide to the Healthiest, Tastiest, and Most Sustainable Restaurants for Vegetarians and Carnivores

By Jared Koch

Too usually, fit consuming is associated with photos of sacrifice-a pile of sprouts, or a unmarried pea resting on a plate. it may be tricky to discover a restaurant serving mouthwatering, scrumptious nutrients that also is best for you. now not anymore. A nutritionist in addition to a couple of foodstuff critics-scoured the city jointly to pick over a hundred of the healthiest, tastiest and such a lot sustainable eating places in Brooklyn. From advantageous eating to quickly meals, fresh Plates Brooklyn deals choices for any finances, nutrition and way of life so that you won't need to sacrifice flavor for meals. simply toss this consultant on your bag and turn via it at any time when you're yearning an Italian trattoria, grass-fed steak, gourmand vegetarian dinner, natural burrito or juicy burger freed from hormones and antibiotics. Carnivore? Locavore? Vegan? fresh Plates is for you.

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A Gift of Hope: Helping the Homeless

By Danielle Steel

In her strong memoir His vibrant Light, number one New York Times bestselling writer Danielle metal opened her center to proportion the devastating tale of the lack of her loved son. In A reward of Hope, she indicates us how she remodeled that discomfort right into a crusade of carrier that enriched her existence past what she may imagine.
 
For 11 years, Danielle metal took to the streets with a small staff to aid the homeless of San Francisco. She labored anonymously, vacationing the “cribs” of the city’s such a lot weak electorate less than conceal of darkness, allotting nutrients, garments, bedding, instruments, and toiletries. She sought no exposure for her efforts and remained nameless all through. Now she is talking to carry consciousness to their plight.
 
during this unflinchingly sincere and deeply relocating memoir, the famously deepest writer speaks out publicly for the 1st time approximately her paintings one of the such a lot determined contributors of our society. She bargains achingly acute pix of the folks she met alongside the way—and concerns a heartfelt demand more beneficial motion to assist this substantial, disadvantaged inhabitants. decided to provide the homeless with the fundamental must haves to maintain them alive, she finally ends up giving them anything way more robust: a voice.
 
by means of turns candid and inspirational, Danielle Steel’s A reward of Hope is a real act of advocacy and love.

Praise for A reward of Hope

“[A] relocating demand action.”—Kirkus Reviews

“Moving . . . The mega-selling, notoriously deepest writer . . . is candid and sincere approximately her personal deepest existence in a fashion we’ve by no means obvious before.”—Books for greater Living

“Most think that Steel’s existence is as glamorous as her fiction. . . . the genuine metal is a little more complicated.”—San Francisco Chronicle

From the Hardcover edition.

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New Digital Media and Learning as an Emerging Area and "Worked Examples" as One Way Forward (The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Reports on Digital Media and Learning)

By James Paul Gee

In this document, famous student James Paul Gee discusses the evolution of electronic media and studying (DMAL) from its infancy as an "academic quarter" right into a extra equipped box or coherent self-discipline. Distinguishing between educational components, fields, disciplinary specializations, and thematic disciplines, Gee describes different educational components that experience fallen into those different types or built into tested disciplines. He argues that DMAL won't evolve till a true coherence develops via collaboration and the buildup of shared wisdom. Gee bargains a concrete concept of 1 manner students in DMAL may well circulate the realm ahead to a extra cohesive, built-in, and collaborative company: the construction of what he phrases "worked examples." In Gee's feel of a labored instance, students trying to construct the recent region of DMAL may publicly exhibit their equipment of valuing and puzzling over a particular challenge, featuring them as examples of "good paintings" that allows you to engender debate approximately what such paintings in DMAL may perhaps come to seem like and what form the realm itself may perhaps take. The objective wouldn't be for the proposed method of turn into the authorised one yet for it to develop into fodder for brand spanking new paintings and collaboration. Gee concludes by way of delivering a pattern labored instance that illustrates his proposal.

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