Stable Isotope Ecology: Brian Fry
The goal for Volume 55 of Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry was to bring together a summary of the isotope geochemistry of non-traditional stable isotope systems as is known through 2003 for those elements that have been studied in some detail, and which have a variety of geochemical properties. In addition, recognizing that many of these elements are of interest to workers who are outside the traditional stable isotope fields, we felt it was important to include discussions on the broad isotopic variations that occur in the solar system, theoretical approaches to calculating isotopic fractionations, and the variety of analytical methods that are in use. We hope, therefore, that this volume proves to be useful to not only the isotope specialist, but to others who are interested in the contributions that these non-traditional stable isotopes may make toward understanding geochemical and biological cycles. The review chapters in this volume were the basis for a two-day short course on nontraditional stable isotopes held prior (May 15-16, 2004) to the spring AGU/CGU Meeting in Montreal, Canada.
´´Jean-Paul Sartre had eyes that looked in different directions, so you never really knew in which direction he was philosophising.´´ This book is about nothing. In mathematics there´s only one way for nothing to exist, but there are an infinite number of ways for there to be something. So ´´something´´ is therefore more stable than ´´nothing´´. Which means that the more cluttered the universe is, the more stable it becomes. Does this mean that clutter is good? Brian Luff sets out to prove that it does. Along the way he walks us through a card-carrying Philistine´s view of Western philosophy. There´ll also be football, Internet dating, yoghurt-making, and hundreds of bags of low fat cheese puffs. Plus, how do you play the game of Pogs, and what constitutes the perfect piece of toast? If all this sounds a bit complicated, don´t worry, he dumbs it down quite a lot. Cheesy Wotsits and the History of Western Philosophy will change your life for at least 10 minutes. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Brian Luff. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/ftfl/000001/bk_ftfl_000001_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The second book in the Fluorescence series. A riveting paranormal romance, the Fluorescence series is engaging and unabashed - a coming-of-age urban fantasy unlike any other. The fire has been started and things have changed for the Fluorescent Ones. Brian is fighting to keep the seams of a once stable life from unraveling as a massive turn of events thrusts him into chaos. The Saviors had a terrible secret in store, and now he and the others must make decisions that will impact their future forever. In a unique genre all its own, Fluorescence is a striking blend of audacious young love and urban sci-fi. Each full-length novel in the series is narrated by a different character, driving the story forward in a new and exciting way. It evolves from a quiet beginning into a gripping saga exploring the real-life limitations encountered while harboring a volatile secret. 1. Language: English. Narrator: P. Anastasia. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/073504/bk_acx0_073504_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Beatles´ third tour of North America was nearly a year in the planning. By late 1964, manager Brian Epstein knew that they were not only the biggest act in his stable: they had become the biggest act on earth. America worshipped them. Somewhere different for the start of this tour, in New York - somewhere appropriately massive - had to be found. It was: a baseball stadium in Flushing, Queens. On August 15, 1965, The Beatles played the concert of their lives there. This is that story. Here also are the huge strides in writing, musicianship, and recording the group made in the 12 months or so leading up to Shea Stadium. Some of this was played at the gig but little above the screams was heard. The Beatles at Shea 50 years ago remains, nonetheless, a watershed 1960s moment: the climax in the live career of the greatest quartet the world has known. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Christopher Price. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/027408/bk_adbl_027408_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Hilarious instructions for achieving a stable romantic relationship from a professionally funny couple who did it themselves Who better to write a very humorous manual about evolving modern relationships than two CollegeHumor veterans and viral-video stars who happen to be a real-life husband-and-wife team? With candor, bite, and charm, HEY, U UP? takes listeners on an eight-chapter journey through the trials of hooking up to the foibles of marriage, and combines the authors´ prescriptive advice with the unfolding story of their own relationship. HEY, U UP? tackles all the milestones of relationships today- both glorious and embarrassing - with sections ranging from ´´How to Ask Someone Out After You´ve Slept with Them´´ all the way to ´´Establish Your Family as the Christmas Family by Turning Your Significant Other Against Their Own Parents.´´ 1. Language: English. Narrator: Emily Axford, Brian Murphy. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rand/006094/bk_rand_006094_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Gleich zu Semesterbeginn erfährt die ebenso hübsche wie tänzerisch hochbegabte Whittier Smith, wo an ihrem neuen College der Hammer hängt: Entweder, man tanzt nach der Pfeife von Lokalmatadorin Tina, oder man begräbt alle Cheerleader-Hoffnung im Keim. Whittier will sich dem Diktat nicht beugen und formt, frisch von Tina gefeuert, aus anderen Zurückgewiesenen und Außenseitern eine Konkurrenztruppe. Da zum alljärlichen Wettbewerb nur eine Gruppe pro Uni reisen darf, bleibt ein direkter Wettstreit unvermeidlich.Darsteller:Anne Judson-Yager, Bree Turner, Faune A. Chambers, Kevin Cooney, Amy Block, Brian Wade, Bryce Johnson, Chris Carmack, Chris Emerson, Darren Geare, Dennis Hemphill Jr., Derek Richardson, Felicia Day, Francesca Caro, Geoff Stults, Holly Towne, Jerry Trainor, Joie Lenz, Joshua Gomez, Katherine Bailess, Kelly Stables, Lamya Jezek, Maria Carmen, Michelle Heitzler, Nicole Albright, Nito Larioza, Orion Barnes, Oscar Orosco, Paul Collins, Richard Lee Jackson, Rossi Morreale, Zachary Woodlee
All Ellie wants is to have a normal life. She pictures a white picket fence, a stable and loyal husband, and eventually a couple of kids. She doesn’t date just anybody. She has relationships with guys like Ward Cleaver. Her best friend Spencer, on the other hand, is famous for being quite the opposite. That’s why they’ll always be ´´just friends´´. But maybe when it comes to love, what looks good on paper just isn´t good enough.... Spencer knows what Ellie wants for herself. In fact, he thinks she deserves every bit of it. She sure as hell deserves more than what he can offer her. But as he gets ready to leave for Marine Corps Recruit Training, he starts to think about exactly what he’ll be leaving behind. As the weeks of training drag on, he can´t help but think that if it weren´t for the shadows of his past, he would make her his future. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Brian Skiba, Laurie Love. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/022702/bk_acx0_022702_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.