Astronomy For Dummies, 4th Edition

Your updated guide to exploring the night sky Do you know the difference between a red giant and a white dwarf? From asteroids to black holes, this easy-to-understand guide takes you on a grand tour of the universe. Featuring updated star maps, charts, and an insert with gorgeous full-color photographs,Astronomy For Dummies provides an easy-to-follow introduction to exploring the night sky. Plus, this new edition also comes with chap...

Mastering Herbalism: A Practical Guide

Mastering Herbalism shows how to make jams, sauces, soups, meat, desserts, beer, wine, teas, perfumes, incenses, beauty products, cures, aphrodisiacs, and potions with a variety of herbs and spices.

Story-gami Kit: Create Origami Using Folding Stories

Act out cute stories while you fold origami projects with this unique and easy origami kit. The joy in folding origami is often found in the deceptively simple magic of transforming a single piece of paper into a recognizable object. All too often, the steps it takes to transform paper into origami designs can be frustrating. Story-gami Kit is an innovative new paper craft kit from world renowned origami artists, Michael G. LaFosse a...

Meine Gitarrenfibel Band 1

Ein fröhliches Lehr- und Spielbuch- Kleine, leicht verständliche Lernschritte, die einen frühen Beginn ermöglichen- Melodiespiel, Liedbegleitung und einfaches Solospiel in kindgemäßer Form- Fotos, Zeichnungen und viele vierfarbige Kinderbuchillustrationen- Begleitstimmen für den Lehrer- Großes Notenbild. Die Gitarrenfibel von Heinz Teuchert ermöglicht eine neuzeitliche Gestaltung des frühen Einzel- und Gruppenunterrichts mit Kindern ...

Smoke on the Water: The Deep Purple Story

It is now 35 years since Deep Purple first came together and today — 14 musicians, 17 albums, and millions of record sales later — the group remains a monster. Smoke on the Water is the first book in more than 20 years to tell the story of this remarkable band, from their grandiose inception in 1968 to the release of their latest album in 2003. Drawing from candid interviews with band members, associates, and fans alike, it traces th...

Easy Classic Casseroles (Keep It Simple)

How often do you find yourself wondering “What's for dinner?” It's a snap to ease the hustle and bustle of everyday meal making with Easy Classic Casseroles cookbook. Jam-packed with recipes for every occasion, Easy Classic Casseroles cookbook is absolutely brimming with fresh ideas. With 5 big chapters to browse, and plenty of mouth-watering photos, finding a recipe to fix on-the-fly is easy. All the classic casseroles you're lookin...

Biflavonoids: Occurrence, Structural Features and Bioactivity

Biflavonoids comprise a group of the flavonoid family that possess a variety of structures and biological activities of high relevance, such as anticancer, antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, antinociceptive, antioxidant, vasodilator and anticlotting. The chemistry of biflavonoids is very important in many fields of research, especially because these compounds are structurally different bioactive molecules with p...

Metal Nanoparticles for Catalysis

Catalysis is a central topic in chemical transformation and energy conversion. Thanks to the spectacular achievements of colloidal chemistry and the synthesis of nanomaterials over the last two decades, there have also been significant advances in nanoparticle catalysis. Catalysis on different metal nanostructures with well-defined structures and composition has been extensively studied. Metal nanocrystals synthesized with colloidal ...

Hurricanes and Climate Change

Recent studies suggest that tropical cyclones are more powerful than in the past with the most dramatic increase in the North Atlantic. The increase is correlated with an increase in ocean temperature. A debate concerns the nature of these increases with some scientists attributing them to a natural climate fluctuation and others suggesting climate change related to anthropogenic increases in forcing from greenhouse gases. A Summit o...

Logic, Rhetoric and Legal Reasoning in the Qur'an

Muslims have always used verses from the Qur'an to support opinions on law, theology, or life in general, but almost no attention has been paid to how the Qur'an presents its own precepts as conclusions proceeding from reasoned arguments. Whether it is a question of God's powers of creation, the rationale for his acts, or how people are to think clearly about their lives and fates, Muslims have so internalized Qur'anic patterns of re...