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Professional JavaScript 2nd Edition
Professional JavaScript 2nd Edition
Professional JavaScript 2nd Edition by Nigel McFarlane, Paul Wilton , et al.. Rated 3.5 out of 5 stars, with 28 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the javascript category.
MongoDB on AWS: MongoDB Quick Start
MongoDB on AWS: MongoDB Quick Start
MongoDB on AWS: MongoDB Quick Start by Amazon Web Services. Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars, with 4 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the mongodb category.
MySQL Explained: Your Step-by-Step Guide
MySQL Explained: Your Step-by-Step Guide
MySQL Explained: Your Step-by-Step Guide by Andrew Comeau and Stephen Burge. Rated 3.7 out of 5 stars, with 25 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the mysql category.
JSONiq: The SQL of NoSQL
JSONiq: The SQL of NoSQL
JSONiq: The SQL of NoSQL by Ghislain Fourny , Matthias Brantner, et al.. Rated undefined out of 5 stars, with undefined ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the mogodb category.
Java WebSocket Programming (Oracle Press)
Java WebSocket Programming (Oracle Press)
Java WebSocket Programming (Oracle Press) by Dr. Danny Coward. Rated 3.4 out of 5 stars, with 13 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the mysql category.
The Potter's Daughter
The Potter's Daughter
The Potter's Daughter by Daniel Arthur Smith. Rated 3.2 out of 5 stars, with 10 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the Nicholas Sparks category.
An Innocent Client (Joe Dillard Book 1)
An Innocent Client (Joe Dillard Book 1)
An Innocent Client (Joe Dillard Book 1) by Scott Pratt. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars, with 13706 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the John Grisham category.
Christine (Spanish and English Edition)
Christine (Spanish and English Edition)
Christine (Spanish and English Edition) by Stephen King. Rated 3.8 out of 5 stars, with 16 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the Stephen King category.
Shining in the Dark
Shining in the Dark
Shining in the Dark by Hans-Åke Lilja - editor, Jacques Roy, et al.. Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars, with 3 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the Stephen King category.
Instant PHP Web Scraping
Instant PHP Web Scraping
Instant PHP Web Scraping by Jacob Ward. Rated 3.2 out of 5 stars, with 9 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the 'PHP programming' category.
Learning Predictive Analytics with Python
Learning Predictive Analytics with Python
Learning Predictive Analytics with Python by Ashish Kumar. Rated 3.1 out of 5 stars, with 11 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the 'Python programming' category.
Machine Learning: 4 Books in 1: Basic Concepts + Artificial Intelligence + Python Programming + Python Machine Learning. A Comprehensive Guide to Build Intelligent Systems Using Python Libraries
Machine Learning: 4 Books in 1: Basic Concepts + Artificial Intelligence + Python Programming + Python Machine Learning. A Comprehensive Guide to Build Intelligent Systems Using Python Libraries
Machine Learning: 4 Books in 1: Basic Concepts + Artificial Intelligence + Python Programming + Python Machine Learning. A Comprehensive Guide to Build Intelligent Systems Using Python Libraries by Ethem Mining. Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars, with 29 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the 'Python programming' category.
Archie Crossover Collection
Archie Crossover Collection
Archie Crossover Collection by Matthew Rosenberg , Alex Segura , et al.. Rated 5 out of 5 stars, with 1 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the MarkZuckerberg category.
Earl Nightingale Reads Think and Grow Rich
Earl Nightingale Reads Think and Grow Rich
It's pretty much difficult for me to write the reviews of all-time best-selling books, classics. While reading the book, I didn't feel like checking out if he wrote the truth or not because what matters is the power of conviction, power of thinking, and that is what the author wants from his readers.

Think and Grow Rich is a weird book I ended up liking, just not for the reasons intended by the author. The language of Hill's book is very much like the polite business writing Carnigie and it is endearing and friendly enough that I was willing to fight it through to the end. The first part of his book seems perfectly rational. The rest is just strange enough to get a kick out of.

Some of the principles, values added in this book are astonishing. I don't know how much they will help one in becoming rich, and wealthier. But then there is no loss in trying these principles, activities. There is no problem in thinking that you are rich and you want to become richer, that you're wealthy and you want to become wealthier, that you're smart and you want to become smarter.

Napolean Hill, again and again, tells you to focus on thinking, thinking positive, thinking big and that is how this book lures the readers to do the actions that the author wanted to.

The crux of the book is that successful people think differently than the rest of us, and if we want to be successful, we need to learn to think like them. Fair enough. Hill, having spent a career studying successful people, then prescribes steps to learn to think like the successful. Develop desire, faith, and work at obtaining a specific knowledge. Get together with like-minded individuals and discuss your dealings with them in what he calls a Maser Mind Group. It all sounded pretty straight forward. It sounds like a good plan. Then he gets into how to develop faith.

There are a couple of more dubious but harmless ideas in this book. Hats, and men's fear of judgement, makes many men bald. Men are afraid of criticism, so they go along with the trend to wear hats. Many of these hats are too tight. They cut off circulation to the scalp thereby causing baldness. I am bald but I don’t think I ever wore hat!
Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX e la sfida per un futuro fantastico (Italian Edition)
Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX e la sfida per un futuro fantastico (Italian Edition)
Mi piace leggere le biografie di personaggi noti alla cronaca, oltre a quelli noti alla storia. Soprattutto per cercare di capire il loro percorso personale che li ha portati a fare ciò che hanno poi fatto, a pensare, scegliere ed agire in un certo modo.

Per questo non mi piacciono molto le autobiografie, spesso troppo distanti dalla realtà e non in grado di cogliere tutti quegli aspetti della vita del personaggio, dei modi di fare e di agire che nella maggior parte dei casi solo le biografie possono indagare.

Pur essendo una biografia autorizzata, Ashlee Vance mette in guardia il lettore del fatto che Elon Musk non abbia potuto mettere mano a quanto scritto o leggerlo, prima che venisse pubblicato. Fortunatamente, aggiungo io.

L'infanzia di Musk e tutti quei piccoli dettagli sulla sua vita, la sua famiglia, la scuola, ecc. sono proprio quel genere di curiosità che mi piace ricercare nei personaggi noti e l'autore dedica ad essi molto spazio.

Non si impara nulla di replicabile, ma si trae ispirazione e si getta lo sguardo al futuro dell'umanità. Inoltre la storia di Musk è proprio interessante, in ogni modo la si racconti.

Lo rileggerei volentieri.

Pag. 32 - "Ero in terza o quarta elementare. Ho cercato di convincere il bibliotecario a ordinare nuovi libri per me. Poi ho iniziato a leggere "Encyclopaedia Britannica". È stato utilissimo. Non puoi sapere cosa non sai. Ti rendi conto che c'è tutto un mondo là fuori."
Jim Reeves: His Untold Story
Jim Reeves: His Untold Story
Having recently acquired a Kindle, I found this format excellent value for money. The long term benefits are obvious if you enjoy a good read, even if like me you're not a devotee of modern technology ("tweeting" as far as I'm concerned, is what the birds do in my back garden)!

This biography of Jim Reeves takes me back to the days of my youth in the 50's and early 60's when the music world was vastly different to the world we live in today. The 45 rpm record made its debut in the UK about 1955 or 56, closely followed by stereo in about '58. It was the time of "Package Shows" when the big names performed live and were accompanied by musicians playing live, often on the stages of our local cinemas.

Jim Reeves was a major figure who attained international fame, at first racking up an enormous amount of miles crisscrossing the US with his band The Blue Boys, and then seeing all the hard work paying off when he was signed to RCA Victor in 1955. At this time he was singing (like most Country vocalists) in a fairly high register, standing well back from the mike. In 1957 he switched to a lower pitch, slower tempo and moved close to the mike. The effect was transformational (several people apparently claimed the credit for persuading him to adopt this style). "Four Walls" was his breakthrough and he was on his way.

When the phenomenon of Rock 'N'Roll first impacted the music business, the traditional "Country" artists must have felt a distinct chill, and there must have been a lot of soul-searching and head-scratching going on. Gradually the "Country/Pop" style gathered pace, with the town of Nashville, Tennessee at the heart of it. Reeves became a central figure in this. He abandoned his spangly jacket for a red Tuxedo, and turned out some seminal hits - "He'll Have To Go" being outstanding. The studios of RCA Victor (amongst others) became a fertile ground for the new Country/Pop sound, with Don Gibson, Chet Atkins, Hank Locklin, the Anita Kerr Singers and Floyd Cramer joining Reeves in creating a smoother, more "Middle Of The Road" style.

Larry Jordan has done an amazing job in documenting Jim Reeves' life and times, going into a lot of painstaking detail, interviewing many of Reeves' contemporaries and covering the last few years almost as a day-to-day diary.
Not surprisingly, the murkier side of the music business is in evidence, with the usual unscrupulous wheeler dealers and exploiters entering the picture. Jordan doesn't hold back in covering the seamier side of life on the road, with the various affairs and philanderings. Reeves was no exception in this, but his wife Mary stuck by him through it all.

The story gradually arrives at its tragic climax in July 1964 when Reeves and his colleague Dean Manuel were killed in Reeves' light aircraft on approach to Nashville Airport during a heavy rainstorm. He had joined the sad roll-call of artists who lost their lives in this way - Buddy Holly, Patsy Cline, and many others.

Ironically, Jim Reeves probably achieved greater success after his death than ever before. The author describes, again in "no holds barred" fashion, the wranglings and cynical manoeuverings that took place as various individuals struggled to profit from and take advantage of the Reeves legacy.

I couldn't put my Kindle down reading this story. I think Larry Jordan has managed to be factual and candid without being sensationalist. Time has of course slipped away. Mary Reeves is no longer with us and I'm not sure who is pulling the strings these days. I just hope that whoever it is gives Jim Reeves the respect and credit that he deserves.
Marvel Womens Captain America Distressed Graphic Hi-Lo Tee Black
Marvel Womens Captain America Distressed Graphic Hi-Lo Tee Black
I bought this shirt for my superhero day, and I was not disappointed. That being said it was a kinda weird fabric and felt a little scratchy. I have worn this shirt outside of my strenuous activity where I wasn't sweating as much and i loved it. I also liked the cut of the hem and neckline. For the price this was great!
Die Schokoladenvilla: Roman – Der Bestseller (Die Schokoladen-Saga 1) (German Edition)
Die Schokoladenvilla: Roman – Der Bestseller (Die Schokoladen-Saga 1) (German Edition)
Zuerst einmal ein großes Dankeschön an die Autorin für dieses tolle Werk. Ich habe es heute fertig gelesen und muss es jetzt erst einmal verarbeiten und sacken lassen. Schon vorab, es ist keine Lektüre für einfach so zwischendurch.
Maria Nikolai ist mit "Die Schokoladenvilla" ein sehr tiefgründiger und berührender Roman gelungen! Ich bin total verliebt in die Art und Weise, wie sie sich auszudrücken vermag. Bis vor ein paar Tagen war ich kein Fan von historischen Romanen, aber ich wurde eines Besseren belehrt. Ich glaube, dass wird nicht mein letzter Roman dieser Art gewesen sein.
Jede freie Minute habe ich genutzt um "Die Schokoladenvilla" zu lesen, ach was sage ich, ich habe ihn verschlungen. Ich habe die Geschichte von Judith sehr geliebt und ich freue mich schon riesig auf Nachschub von der Autorin.

Kurz zum Inhalt:

"Das Schicksal zweier Frauen. Das Erbe einer Familie. Die Geschichte einer Leidenschaft.
Stuttgart, 1903: Als Tochter eines Schokoladenfabrikanten führt Judith Rothmann ein privilegiertes Leben im Degerlocher Villenviertel. Doch die perfekte Fassade täuscht. Judiths Leidenschaft gehört der Herstellung von Schokolade, jede freie Minute verbringt sie in der Fabrik und entwickelt Ideen für neue Leckereien. Unbedingt möchte sie einmal das Unternehmen leiten. Doch ihr Vater hat andere Pläne und fädelt eine vorteilhafte Heirat für sie ein – noch dazu mit einem Mann, den sie niemals lieben könnte. Da kreuzt ihr Weg den des charismatischen Victor Rheinberger, der sich in Stuttgart eine neue Existenz aufbauen will ...
Die neue große Familiensaga in hochwertiger, liebevoller Winter-Romance-Ausstattung."

Von mir gibt es auf jeden Fall 5 Sterne und eine Leseempfehlung.
The Cliveden Set: Portrait of an Exclusive Fraternity
The Cliveden Set: Portrait of an Exclusive Fraternity
In the popular mind the Cliveden Set (the phrase was first coined in 1937) is associated with a group of opinion shapers - politicians, newspaper magnates and commentators, academics and literary figures - who met informally at the Astor country-house at Cliveden and who were associated in the 1930s with Appeasement and even pro-Nazi or at least pro-German sympathies. But only the last third of the book deals with the group's attitude to Nazi Germany; much less well known is the story of the very close relationship between the members of its inner circle, all friends, which dates back to the years immediately after the Boer War.

Rose's book concentrates on the few individuals who made up this inner circle: Philip Kerr (later Lord Lothian); Geoffrey Dawson (later Editor of The Times), Robert Brand (later a great merchant banker), Lionel Curtis (later founder of what is now called the Royal Institute of International Affairs, or Chatham House). They were originally a group of young men from Oxford (mostly from New College) who had been selected by Lord Milner to help him to reconstruct South Africa after the Boer war.

On their return from South Africa, they were among the founders of The Round Table in 1911. Its prime concern was the strengthening of the British Empire, wanting to extend the model of the Federal Union of South Africa to the Empire as a whole. The Dominions would have none of that, and after the First World War were able to achieve their sovereign independence: the Empire was replaced by the Commonwealth. The group now made the continued unity of the Commonwealth their prime concern, supplementing it by a vision of close Anglo-American understanding.

One of their friends at New College had been Waldorf Astor, the immensely wealthy owner of Cliveden. He was married to the ebullient American Nancy Shaw. She was an indefatigable hostess, and her house parties at Cliveden brought together many famous and influential people from all walks of life and all countries. The four `friends' from the Round Table were regular guests at Cliveden.

Nancy was a woman of strong prejudices: detesting Catholics (she was herself a passionate Christian Scientist) and was chronically suspicious of Jews. In 1919 she was to become the first woman ever to sit in the House of Commons of which she was a colourful and combative member, concerning herself mainly with a range of social reforms.

In social and economic policy, Waldorf, too, was on the liberal side of the Conservatives and was very friendly with Lloyd George.

When Lloyd George became Prime Minister in 1916 and Milner entered the inner war cabinet, his supporters found themselves much nearer the centre of government.

Before the war, they had warned against the threat from Germany. But they eventually saw that the Paris Peace Conference was too harsh on Germany which was bound to seek revenge one day, and they blamed that situation on France. So began their sympathy for Germany, coupled with resentment of French policy, which was to have such fateful consequences in the 1930s.

Like many Englishmen at the time, they thought that the Versailles Treaty and later French obduracy were responsible for bringing Hitler to power, and that his position was not unreasonable. Always interested in protecting the Commonwealth, they were also nervous about Japanese ambitions in the Far East and saw good relations with Germany as a safeguard against a German-Japanese alliance. Only Brand, though agreeing that the Treaty had been a bad and fateful one, found the Hitler regime too vicious, too ambitious, and too untrustworthy to appease and advocated closer Anglo-French relations.

At one house-party at Cliveden in October 1937, those present (Brand excepted) went further and agreed with Lothian's line that an Anglo-German agreement had become essential, and that Britain should place no obstacles in the way of allowing Germany to recover German-speaking areas in Eastern Europe. Dawson supported this line in The Times , and there was sympathy for this line from Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain. On 17 November Halifax, the Lord President of the Council, in fact travelled to Germany for discussions with the Nazi leadership.

That day, an account of the Cliveden meeting was published in a news-sheet called The Week. Its editor, the then communist Claud Cockburn, had extensive contacts throughout Europe. His principle was to publish stories about secret diplomatic manoeuverings all over the world without worrying whether they could be substantiated. The story was pursued in later issues of The Week, which in December used the phrase `The Cliveden Set', and described the events there as a plot.

The `Cliveden Set' became a focus for the hatred of the opponents of appeasement. Nancy became a particular target: as a woman MP, an American by origin, and a turbulent contributor to debates, she had made many enemies in the House of Commons; and even now she continued, unabashed, to make antisemitic remarks.

All the subsequent events - Britain's acquiescence in the annexation of Austria and the Sudetenland, the replacement of Antony Eden as Foreign Secretary by Lord Halifax - seemed to be the working out of the plot said to have been devised at Cliveden - and indeed all the group except for Brand hailed the Munich Agreement and applauded Chamberlain's statemanship. They were also acutely aware (as was the government) that they could not rely on the Commonwealth to go to war over Czechoslovakia, and, as ever, such considerations weighed heavily with them.

When Hitler continued his aggression after Munich, Lothian at last saw how the policy of appeasement had failed, and now reversed his position. He had always championed close Anglo-American relations, and when the war broke out, Halifax had him appointed Ambassador to the United States, where he won many friends for Britain.

Astor had even called for an understanding with the Soviet Union to prevent further aggression by Hitler in Eastern Europe.

Only Dawson wanted to weaken Britain's commitment to Poland, and always felt that the right thing had been done at Munich. He remained editor of The Times until October 1941.
Leviton 223-W 15 Amp, 125V, Duplex Receptacle, Residential Grade, Non-Grounded, White, 10-Pack
Leviton 223-W 15 Amp, 125V, Duplex Receptacle, Residential Grade, Non-Grounded, White, 10-Pack
At the time I purchased these the picture showed the blades centered in the ovals but the blade position is high so they look like an ordinary grounded outlet missing the ground blade hole. Since it was important to match existing receptacles this was important. If its not important for you there should be no reason not to get these. Price was good as an add-on. BTW - both big box stores carry these and the L-Box store had a pack with a the same picture of centered blades but the receptacles were high too. Guessing Leviton the moved production but didn't change the pictures.
Richard Ingrams: Lord of the gnomes
Richard Ingrams: Lord of the gnomes
EXCELLENT biography of Richard Ingrams, the founder of Private Eye and Oldie magazines. Thompson does a great job of bringing Ingrams and his comrades to life. I highly recommend this book, although it is now about 20 years old and needs to be updated. You'll enjoy it regardless!
Samsung Galaxy A51 (128GB, 4GB) 6.5", 48MP Quad Camera, Dual SIM GSM Unlocked A515F/DS- Global 4G LTE International Model - Prism Crush Blue
Samsung Galaxy A51 (128GB, 4GB) 6.5", 48MP Quad Camera, Dual SIM GSM Unlocked A515F/DS- Global 4G LTE International Model - Prism Crush Blue
First of all, the main thing that drew me to this phone was it's 64GB memory compared to my Samsung Galaxy S7 32GB which started acting weird after I started getting messages that my internal memory was low. Even though I added two separate128 sim cards, I still was getting the same error message and my phone started freezing up, taking a while to load and acted weird. So, back to what caught my attention about this phone, it's 64GB memory. I read the other specs and fearures, but because I mostly use my phone to call, text or send messages and use the browsers and other basic fearures, I didn't pay much attention to the other features. But, trust me, when I got it and started exploring with it, I actually like the features and other features I discovered, including the 2 sim slot which allows me to simultaneouly have 2 sims cards in. The other important thing for me was I needed a phone that would work with Verizon and one of the reviews mentioned that all I'll need to do is transfer my old sim card to the new verizon phone sim, and it worked. NOTE: I had an old Verizon sim card that I transferred to this new Verizon compatible phone, but I don't think if you have a sim card from another carrier that this will work or apply to you, so you may need a new sim card....that helped big time with the initial set up. Because I like smaller phones that can fit in my purse and tight spaces, I was a bit skeptic of upgrading from a 5.5" phone to this phone that's 6.4", but when I got it, I fell in love with the bigger screen which is better for watching movies or viewing certain things in landscape mode versus the usual portrait view. I love that my Samsung Galaxy was sturdy, but this phone is by far lighter. I hope that doesn't mean that it will be easier to break as a result. Oh, I also love that there is no flasing notification light that's usually in the top left hand corner, because on my other phones, I found it very annoying and distracting. So, even if there's a way to add or activate it on this phone, i won't because I like it without that feature.

My 2 CONS:
1) Thus far, the charging cable came in the box, but it was too short compared to the other standard charging cables I'm used to. Probably I was just spoiled, so I bought a long charing cable and my problem hopefully will be solved soon when I receive it and it's actually compatible/works.

2) I didn't read anywhere where it said it could be charged wirelessly, so I'll miss that feature on my Samsung Galaxy S7.

It's a relatively newphone, so there's still tons to explore, but I like everything about it including that I got a clear case, earphone in the package and that it has the feature that you could take a picture of items/barcodes to use when shopping online.
Muscle Massage Gun, Percussion Massage Gun Deep Tissue for Athletes, 30 Speeds Quiet Handheld Massager, LCD Touch Screen with 10 Head
Muscle Massage Gun, Percussion Massage Gun Deep Tissue for Athletes, 30 Speeds Quiet Handheld Massager, LCD Touch Screen with 10 Head
Mich hat vor einem halben Jahr die Brotbacklust gepackt. Seitdem gibt es regelmäßig selbstgemachtes Brot aus dem gusseisernen Topf. Leider mögen unsere Kinder Brot nicht sonderlich, aber Laugenbrezeln umso mehr. Für den typischen Geruch und die Färbung ist ein Bad in Natronlauge vor dem Backen notwendig. Wir haben den Teig und die Brezeln zusammen mit unseren Kindern gemacht. Das Bad in der Lauge und das Backen haben wir übernommen, das Essen wiederum unsere Kinder. Wir sind absolut zufrieden und für alle Hobbyköche anbei ein schneller Rezept für ca. 10 Laugenbrezeln.

- 500 Gramm Mehl (Type 550)
- 1 Päckchen Trockenhefe
- 300 Milliliter Wasser (lauwarm)
- 40 Gramm Margarine
- 1 TL Salz
- 1,5 Liter Wasser
- 2 EL Natron
- Salz (grobkörnig, zum Bestreuen)

1. Hefe und Mehl vermischen und mit Knethaken eines Handrührgeräts das lauwarme Wasser, die Margarine und das Salz unterrühren.
2. Teig an einem warmen Ort etwa eine halbe Stunde gehen lassen.
3. Teig in 10 gleich große Teile schneiden und einzelnen Stücke auf bemehlter Arbeitsfläche ausrollen. Die Rollen sollten ca. 40 cm lang sein. Anschließend zu Brezeln formen.
4. Natron in Wasser aufkochen und jede Laugenbrezel einzeln 30 Sekunden lang eintauchen. Am besten mit einer Schaumkelle herausnehmen, abtropfen lassen und auf ein mit Backpapier ausgelegtes Backblech legen.
5. Brezeln an der dicken Seite einschneiden und bei Bedarf mit grobem Salz bestreuen. Auf mittlerer Schiene bei 220 Grad etwa 20 Minuten backen.

Einen Stern Abzug gibt es, da unser Beutel ein kleines Loch hatte, wodurch bereits einiges an Natron in die Umverpackung ausgelaufen war.

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