The electrical power system is a highly complex dynamic entity. One malfunction or a care set relay can jeopardize the entire grid. Power system protection as a subject offers all the elements of intrigue, drama, and suspense while handling fault conditions in real life.
Whether she's soaking her living room in Raid bug spray, fantasizing about living in a $50,000 sleep capsule, or dragging her brood of rowdy children out of Whole Foods, Jennifer Fulwiler's life is sure to be a source of inspiration (or at least entertainment) in this collection of essays originally published on her blog. With a new introduction and conclusion, as well as a foreword by author Simcha Fisher, Like Living Among Scorpions is a fresh look at the most popular humorous posts that chronicle Jen's attempts to keep her sanity while managing a house full of babies and scorpions. Longtime readers will love reliving these moments with Jen, and new readers will enjoy this introduction to her unique perspective on life.
مجدداً يبحر الروائي اليمني وجدي الأهدل في ثاني رواية له تلت "قوارب جبلية" التي أثارت ضجة كبيرة إثر مصادرة السلطات اليمنية لها ومنع تداولها منتصف 2002م. وكما لا تفارق السخرية من الواقع السياسي والاجتماعي أعماله منذ "زهرة العابر" –قصص1997م-، يتجسد العمل الروائي الجديد لوجدي الأهدل كأحد أهم أعماله الساخرة من محظورات الواقع في عالم متخيل روائياً، بأسلوب سردي يمكن بجلاء أن نقرأ من خلاله وجدي الأهدل بتميز أسلوبه وبصمته الحكائية الخاصة. لم تخلو "فيلسوف الكرنتينة" من فنتازية ساحرة، وموخزة أيضاً كما في باقي أعمال الأهدل. تعتقد أن الشخوص، الأمكنة، الزمان في "فيلسوف الكرنتينة" وكأنها عوالم أسطورية مصطنعة كما في قصص الخيال العلمي، ولكنك ما تلبث اكتشاف إمكانية تطابقها مع العوالم الواقعية المعاشة يومياً، تأخذك الرواية في عالمها الغرائبي الخاص وما تلبث أن تغمسك في إمكانيتها كواقع مشابه لكن ليس بغريب على أي منا، وكأنهما واحد، الرواية الغرائبية والواقع المؤلم. ويبدو أن الأهدل قد اختار أن يوسع محيط حكاياته مكانياً ليتجاوز النطاق الجغرافي لليمن التي دارت فيهما أحداث روايتيه "قوارب جبلية" و"حمار بين الأغاني"، وكما انزاحت جغرافياً، فالرواية تنزاح سردياً باتجاه الإثارة والدهشة والأحداث تصاعدياً.
We all love to grow beautiful plants and flowers in our yards.
When spring comes, it is only natural to want to get out there and get our hands dirty. Well, the one thing that we don’t want to do is spend a lot of money on planting materials and chemicals that we don’t want in our food and flowers anyway. So what are we to do? . Well, this is where composting comes in. When we start building our own compost, we are building our own natural fertilizer and growing materials. Sine we are creating these compost piles ourselves we know what is going to them and what is not. . In this book, we will walk you through the misconception many people have about composts and why you should start one. We will talk to you about what items you need to have in your compost piles in order to achieve the greatest benefits and what items you never want to add. And finally we will walk you through the process you need to follow in order to start your compost pile, maintain your compost and how to effectively use it to grow the healthiest gardens and plants that you can. . Don’t Delay, Download This Book Today!
Selected by village elders as the virginal sacrifice to the wild beast terrorizing her village, Leoda wanders into the woods surrounding the town trembling with fear...and anticipation. Captured, chased, and thrown into the terrible monster's den, the beast is getting what he wants. The only question is whether Leoda fight him, or give in to sinful desires that she's surprised to find burning inside her? Excerpt: “Are you going to hurt me?” “Yes, probably,” he snapped at the air. “Mmm, I smell you again. I smell your lust for me. You want me, don’t you, human? You want to be enraptured beneath me, you want me to take you with the force only a creature such as my...myself can muster, don’t you? That’s what you want, isn’t it?” I began to weep and beg him to leave me, to go back to whatever hell from whence he came, but the beast only lowered himself to his haunches, and put his face so that I felt his breath on my throat, and the wiry fur hanging off his chest brushed against my thighs where he had pushed my dress up, almost to the top of my legs. Before I knew what he was doing, the tremendous creature had got me to push myself backward until I touched the wall and could go no further. “Good,” he growled from deep in his chest. “Very g – good. You’ve got yourself in a terrible spot now, don’t you? I ne...need this. You, though might find out that instead of needing it, you just...
want...it.” “Want what? Want you? What are you talking about? No I don’t think that’s the case at all! Why would I-” I was cut off not by his words, but by the heat of the monster against me. His fur seemed hard and close to his body, not shaggy like most wolves I’ve seen, so he couldn’t have been that sort of beast, at least, not a normal one. But through that slick, hard coat, a terrible fury seemed to burn so bright that I felt him against my skin, even inside me, burning outward from my core all the way to my fingertips. “You want me because you know there’s no...no way you can get out. You want me because you feel how much I need you, and you want me because,” he snorted again. His breath caught and he coughed. “You feel me against you and want to know what it’s like to be with such a thing as me, to have an experience so awful and foreign and forbidden as to give in, and stop denying yourself.”
Very low-carbohydrate (aka ketogenic) diets such as The Atkins Diet, Protein Power and The South Beach Diet have come and gone repeatedly over the years and there is currently great research and real-world interest in their effects. Unfortunately, altogether too much misinformation exists regarding them. Folks who are pro-low-carbohydrate diets tend to present them as the quick and easy solution to everything including obesity. Easy weight loss without hunger or calorie counting is promised but never seems to pan out as well as we might hope. At the other extreme are the anti-low-carbohydrate folks who tend to present low-carbohydrate diets as nothing short of a nutritional disaster being perpetrated by a bunch of con men. The truth, of course lies somewhere in the middle. While low-carbohydrate diets aren’t for everyone and have their pros and cons, the research is clear: they have major benefits under certain circumstances and can be as healthy (and sometimes healthier) than ‘standard’ carbohydrate based dieting. The Ketogenic Diet is the first and only book to objectively examine in-depth the scientific evidence regarding low-carbohydrate/ketogenic diets. It is meant to be a reference manual for low-carbohydrate diets; it is unlike any other book on low-carbohydrate diets that you have ever read or seen. Covering every topic in extreme detail, The Ketogenic Diet addresses everything from the basic physiology of how the body adapts to a low-carbohydrate intake, the details of human fuel utilization, the impact of low-carbohydrate diets on body composition and many, many more. Of course, none of the above is useful without practical application guidelines.
Details on how to optimize low-carbohydrate diets for different goals (such as fat loss, bodybuilding and endurance performance) are discussed along with three distinct types of low-carbohydrate diets.
In addition, the book includes a complete discussion of resistance, aerobic and anaerobic exercise physiology along with specific training programs for different goals and different levels of trainee At 325 pages and containing over 600 scientific references, this will be your complete reference for ketogenic diets. Please note: this book does not include information on the ketogenic diet for adolescent epilepsy (the topic is discussed briefly). I highly suggest The Ketogenic Diet: A Treatment for Epilepsy, 3rd Edition (Paperback) by Freeman, Freeman and Kelly (link will take you to Amazon.com page). Table of contents Section I: Introduction 1. Introduction to the ketogenic diet 2. History of the ketogenic diet Section II: The physiology of ketosis 3. Fuel utilization 4. Basic ketone body physiology 5. Adaptations to ketosis 6.
Changes in body composition 7. Other effects of the ketogenic diet Section III: The diets 8.
Setting calorie levels 9. The standard ketogenic diet (SKD) 10. Carbs and the ketogenic diet 11.
The targeted ketogenic diet (TKD) 12. The cyclical ketogenic diet (CKD) Section IV: Other topics for the ketogenic diet 13. Breaking fat loss plateaus 14. Ending a ketogenic diet 15. Tools for the ketogenic diet 16.
Final considerations Section V: Exercise physiology 17. Muscular physiology and energy production 18. Aerobic exercise 19.
Interval training 20. Weight training 21. The effect of exercise on ketosis 22.
Exercise and fat loss Section VI: Exercise guidelines 23. General exercise guidelines 24. Aerobic exercise 25. Interval training 26. Weight training Section VII: Exercise programs 27. Beginner programs 28. Intermediate programs 29. The advanced CKD workout 30.
Fat loss for pre-competition bodybuilders Section VIII: Supplements 31. Supplements Index
Once in a generation a novelist captures the essence of a time and a place. In this richly textured and astounding novel, Michael Peterson has written the classic story of Vietnam that is "compelling . . .
blood-chilling . . . sweeping .
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