Description : Never Too Late To Be Great is about the power of thinking long. Drawing on wide research into ‘lead time’ and the ‘ten-year rule’, bestselling personal development author Tom Butler-Bowdon shows that, contrary to popular belief, people, companies, products and ideas invariably need time to realise their potential. At the age you are now, many famous and remarkable people were only just getting into their stride – and it’s likely that you have more time than you think to achieve your goals. It’s never too late to begin the journey of being or doing something remarkable. This book will show you how.
Description : When Blaire Wynn's mother passed away, Blaire's life changed in an instant. Having cared for her sick mother for the last three years, suddenly Blaire has to leave the small farmhouse in Alabama they shared, to move in with her father and his new wife in their sprawling beach house along the Florida gulf coast. But what she isn't prepared for is the lifestyle change that comes with the move, and she knows she'll never fit into the new world of luxury and extravagance that suddenly surrounds her. Even worse, her father has run off to Paris for the summer with his wife, leaving her stranded with Rush, her new stepbrother, who's irritating, arrogant and… seriously sexy. Rush is as spoiled as he is gorgeous; his famous father's guilt money, his mother's desperation to win his love, and his charm are the three reasons he has never been told no. Blaire knows he is anything but good for her, but somehow she can't fight the attraction she's feeling, especially when she starts to think the attraction might be mutual… Rush is jaded and has secrets Blaire knows she may never uncover but even knowing all of that Blaire just may have fallen too far.
Description : This report provides an in-depth look at the abuses and neglect suffered by girls confined in two remote New York State juvenile facilities known as Tryon and Lansing. The facilities are operated by the New York Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) and are the only two higher-security facilities in New York State holding girls.
Description : Within these pages, we'll take you on a tour of the device's exterior and basic features, and walk you through how to activate a brand new iPhone. Discover how to get connected over cellular data or Wi-Fi, and how to share your connection. We'll also teach you some basic gestures for navigating through apps and home screens, downloading your first third-party app, and connecting to Apple's iCloud service. And we devote an entire chapter to customizing your settings, covering every submenu and toggle. If it's installed apps you want to know about, our Superguide covers them all: Read our in-depth how-tos on working with your mail, navigating with Maps, surfing Safari, chatting with Messages, and more. We also offer a basic guide for syncing your device and your media with iTunes. If you run into trouble, never fear: Macworld's own Christopher Breen authors a very special chapter on troubleshooting basic iPhone 5 problems and maladies, as well as tips on when to go to the experts. And in case you're stumped on how to best outfit your device, we provide suggestions for great iPhone 5 cases, headphones, speakers, and more.
Description : Understanding federalism - the form of political organization that unites separate polities within an overarching political system so that all maintain their political integrity - is central to the study of democratic government in the United States. Yet, many political scientists treat federalism as a set of abstract principles or a maze of budgetary transfers with little connection to real political life. This concise and engaging book boils the discussion down to its essence: federalism is about power, specifically the tug for power among and within the various levels of government. Author Larry N. Gerston examines the historical and philosophical underpinnings of federalism; the various "change events" that have been involved in defining America's unique set of federal principles over time; and the vertical, horizontal, and international dimensions of federalism in the United States today. The result is a book examining the ways in which institutional political power is both diffused and concentrated in the United States.
Description : Distance Learning Technology, Current Instruction, and the Future of Education: Applications of Today, Practices of Tomorrow provides present and prospective directions of online education from various research fields, reporting on discussions from students, faculty members, researchers, and practitioners.
Description : Curious about the new iPad? Let the editors at Macworld help you learn everything you need to know about it with our third-generation iPad Superguide. This in-depth Superguide covers everything you need know about your iPad’s hardware and software, including the latest on iOS 5. We also highlight and recommend some great apps and accessories to get you started. We provide step-by-step instructions for getting acquainted with your new iPad. Familiarize yourself with every port, button, and switch on your device, and start the setup process. Customize your settings by enabling parental controls, changing the behavior of your iPad’s side-switch, and (if you have an LTE-enabled iPad) creating a data plan. Learn about the many multitouch gestures you’ll be using to open, close, zoom, and swipe on the 9.7-inch LED-backlit screen. Communicate with others using Mail, Safari, Messages, and FaceTime. In addition, we’ll show you how to sync and load all your favorite music, movies, television shows, podcasts, apps, and files using iTunes; how to convert most any file to work on the iPad; and how to stream your media to a television or other source using AirPlay. Organize your life using the iPad’s built-in Calendar, Notes, Reminders, and Contacts apps, and get the best recommendations for third-party apps to help increase productivity. Discover how to get work done on the iPad using iWork, Google Docs, and Microsoft Office files. Even without a tech support background, it’s easy to troubleshoot most simple problems on the iPad. In our Troubleshooting Tips chapter, we give a rundown of common questions plaguing users and the easiest ways to fix them. We’ll also share some simple tricks to keep your device up and running, and suggestions for when you need to consult with the experts.