Bass Madness: Bigmouths, Big Money, and Big Dreams at the by Ken Schultz

By Ken Schultz

In Bass insanity, fishing authority Ken Schultz is going backstage of the so-called “Super Bowl of bass fishing” to discover what grew to become an unassuming recreation right into a full-blown wearing spectacle whole with athletes, spectators, television cameras, and excessive drama. this is often an interesting and enlightening advisor to the background, legends, and lore of bass fishing’s maximum championship.

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The little book of incredibly useful knots: 200 practical by Geoffrey Budworth

By Geoffrey Budworth

Learn to use the ideal knot for any situation—a consultant for the house, backpack, or boat.

The basic ability of tying knots comes in handy in numerous events, either interior and out. The Little ebook of highly beneficial Knots teaches you which of them knot to decide on and precisely tips on how to tie it, even if you’re developing a trout fly, repairing a hammock, mooring a ship, securing a load to a automobile roof rack, or undertaking a rescue or survival situation.

Compiled and written by means of specialists at the topic, this can be a useful handbook that explains via transparent line diagrams and step by step descriptions how one can tie greater than 200 sensible knots, grouped by way of development and tying procedure. each access incorporates a short advent to the historical past and improvement of the knot, its substitute names, and data on its makes use of and specified positive aspects. varieties of knots unique include:

Wagoner’s hitch
Englishman’s loop
Scaffold knot
Cordelette anchor
Trident loop
Lobster buoy hitch

The publication additionally encompasses a finished word list of phrases to steer you thru the complexities of other rope varieties. It is helping you decide the correct rope for each task.

Skyhorse Publishing is proud to post a wide variety of books for fishermen. Our books for anglers contain titles that concentrate on fly fishing, bait fishing, fly-casting, spin casting, deep sea fishing, and surf fishing. Our books supply either functional suggestion on take on, ideas, knots, and extra, in addition to lyrical prose on fishing for bass, trout, salmon, crappie, baitfish, catfish, and extra. whereas now not each identify we submit turns into a New York Times bestseller or a countrywide bestseller, we're dedicated to publishing books on topics which are occasionally missed by way of different publishers and to authors whose paintings would possibly not in a different way discover a home.

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The Common Eider by Chris Waltho, John Coulson

By Chris Waltho, John Coulson

A universal sight round the extra northerly shorelines of the British Isles, the typical Eider is the biggest duck within the northern hemisphere. The eider is especially good tailored to cold-water environments; the insulating houses of eider down are iconic. The species is taxonomically fascinating, with a variety of well-marked subspecies reflecting the styles of ice assurance in the course of old glaciations, and those geese have additionally supplied the focal point for a couple of very important behavioural reviews, particularly on feeding ecology and effort budgets.

Eiders have an extended organization with people, and feature deep cultural importance in lots of societies. notwithstanding, smooth life are exposing those geese to quite a lot of new pressures.

This monograph presents a complete portrait of the typical Eider; authors Chris Waltho and John Coulson collect an intensive and numerous overseas literature, with sections on taxonomy, habitats, breeding biology, inhabitants dynamics, nutrition and foraging, dispersal and migration, and conservation.

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Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex by Mary Roach

By Mary Roach

The research of sexual body structure - what occurs, and why, and the way to make it occur higher - has been a paying profession or a diverting sideline for scientists as far-ranging as Leonardo da Vinci and James Watson. The study has taken position in the back of the closed doorways of laboratories, brothels, MRI facilities, pig farms, sex-toy R&D labs, and Alfred Kinsey's attic.

Mary Roach, "the funniest technology author within the country" (Burkhard Bilger of 'The New Yorker'), committed the prior years to stepping in the back of these doorways. Can somebody imagine herself to orgasm? Can a lifeless guy get an erection? Is vaginal orgasm a delusion? Why doesn't Viagra support girls or, for that topic, pandas?

In 'Bonk', Roach indicates us how and why sexual arousal and orgasm, of the main complicated, pleasant, and awesome clinical phenomena in the world, might be so not easy to accomplish and what technology is doing to slowly make the bed room a extra pleasurable position. sixteen illustrations.

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Camptothecins in Cancer Therapy by Val R. Adams

By Val R. Adams

A severe assessment our present figuring out of camptothecins, their shortcomings, and of the chances for making improvements to their scientific functionality. The authors talk about new camptothecin analog improvement, drug supply concerns for optimizing their anticancer task, and their power use in various diversified cancers. extra chapters describe what's identified in regards to the biochemistry, the pharmacology, and the chemistry of the camptothecins, together with the mechanism of topoisomerase and the way camptothecins poison this enzyme, using animal versions in defining the anticancer strength of camptothecins, and the query of camptothecin resistance.

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