Tea: A User's Guide is the most up-to-date and factual guide to specialty tea. This volume presents an extensively peer-reviewed framework for navigating the world of tea whether you are just embarking on your tea journey or whether you have been drinking tea your entire life. In this book, you'll discover: How tea is grown and processed. How so many tea products are derived from a single species of plant. What chemical changes occur in tea leaves during processing. How 130 famous teas from around the world are classified. How to expertly prepare and evaluate tea.
This User's Guide advises readers on the many beneficial supplements for reducing pain. These pain-relieving supplements include fish oils, B vitamins, glucosamine, MSM and more traditional homeopathic remedies. The authors also describe how life's stresses can exacerbate pain, and offer simple pain-reducing exercises and stretches.
Did you know that up to one in five people in the UK suffer from hay fever? Are you one of them? In this easy-to-follow book, Wendy Green explains how genetic, dietary, psychological and environmental factors can contribute to hay fever and offers practical advice and a holistic approach to help you deal with your symptoms, including simple dietary and lifestyle changes and DIY complementary therapies. Find out 50 things you can do today to help you cope with hay fever including: • Identify your allergens • Adopt preventative strategies • Choose beneficial foods and supplements • Manage stress and relax to reduce the number and severity of attacks • Find helpful organisations and products
Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS) is a digital datalink system for transmission of short,and relatively simple messages between aircraft and ground stations using the airband VHF radio link. The message protocol was designed by Aeronautical Radio Incorporated (ARINC) to replace their VHF voice service and deployed in 1978 using telex type format. SITA, a multinational information technology company, later augmented their worldwide data network by adding ground radio stations to provide ACARS service.
Words: A User's Guide is an accessible and invaluable reference that is ideal for students, business people and advanced learners of English. The book is structured in groups of words that may be confused because they sound alike, look alike or seem to have similar meanings, and this approach makes it much more intuitive and easy to use than a dictionary. Contrasting over 5000 words (such as habitable and inhabitable, precipitation and rainfall, reigns and reins), Words: a User’s Guide provides examples of usage adapted from large national databases of contemporary English, and illustrates each headword in typical contexts and phrases. This book gives you straightforward answers, and helps with pronunciation, spelling, style and levels of formality. For those working internationally it presents international standards and compares usage in Britain and the USA. Words: A User’s Guide is an excellent resource for anyone who wants to communicate well in written and spoken English. "At last! A book about the use of words that clarifies and de-mystifies in an eminently usable way. I would recommend it to anyone who wants to write well. It is a book to keep." Sandy Gilkes, Head of the Centre for Academic Practice, University of Northampton "Rigorous, fresh, intriguing and downright useful, it deserves a place on every properly stocked reference shelf." Brian Cathcart, Professor of Journalism, Kingston University "From the pedantic to the permissive, everyone who’s interested in the English language and the way we speak and write it will want a copy of this practical, entertaining book." Wynford Hicks (author of Quite Literally and The Basics of English Usage)
Qualitative Research in Education: A User's Guide, Third Edition continues to bring together the essential elements of qualitative research, including traditions and influences in the field and practical, step-by-step coverage of each stage of the research process. Synthesizing the best thinking on conducting qualitative research in education, Marilyn Lichtman uses a conversational writing style that draws readers into the excitement of the research process.
While the world of education moves toward the end of the crisis brought forth in 2020, we should recognize all the opportunities that remote education can bring us. To fully engage those opportunities, we need to learn more about the tools we use. As you were teaching your online classes, you were probably considering things like, How can I choose a good microphone? How can I stop students from interrupting each other? How can I best exploit breakout rooms? How can I use Zoom for pre-recording presentations? You’ll also find out more about important areas like Zoom’s screen sharing system, important security measures, coping with Zoom fatigue, and using Zoom for academic conferences. Most of us learned enough about Zoom to get us through our classes, but Zoom is capable of much more. This second book of the Teaching With Zoom series discusses best practices, supplementary hardware and software choices, and tips to make your Zoom classroom safer, more productive, and more enjoyable.
Six Sigma is not new, it's simply a new name for a set of principles and tools that have been developed over the last 100 years that are at the heart of being a world class manufactuirng engineer. Principles that are based on the laws of physics and Mathematics to guarantee process knowledge and improvement. Principles that seem to have been forgotten or over looked in the modern world but that can give all Manufacturing Engineers the tools to fix any technical problem, these are must have approaches. Its a book therefore for anyone who wants to use Six Sigma and be a world Class Engineer..
The Flint River is arguably Georgia’s most beautiful river, and in terms of the terrain through which it flows on its 344-mile journey, there is not another Georgia river that exposes the river traveler to more diverse vistas. From the bottomland swamps in its headwaters, through soaring views of Pine Mountain and rapids in the Piedmont, to breathtakingly clear springs in the Coastal Plain, the Flint is filled with surprises at virtually every bend. The Flint River User’s Guide, the fourth in a series of Georgia River Network recreational guidebooks, is a portal to adventure on this spectacular river. The book brings to life the river’s cultural and natural heritage while providing all the details needed to get out on the river and enjoy it via canoe, kayak, paddleboard, or motorized vessel. Whether in your canoe, on the river, or on your couch at home, the Flint River User’s Guide will immerse you in the story of the river, which also happens to be the story of those communities along its course—from the headwaters in the suburbs of metro Atlanta to the backwaters of Lake Seminole near the Florida state line. Features: An introduction and overview of the river Chapters describing each river section with detailed maps and notes on river access and points of interest A compact natural history guide featuring species of interest found along Georgia’s rivers Notes on safety and boating etiquette A fishing primer Notes on organizations working to protect the river Printed on waterproof paper
This provoking study of the Japanese tea ceremony (chanoyu) examines the ideological foundation of its place in history and the broader context of Japanese cultural values where it has emerged as a so-called ‘quintessential’ component of the culture. Sen Soshitsu Xl argued that tea be viewed as the expression of the moral universe of the nation.
Millions of people have elevated blood levels of cholesterol, a major risk factor for coronary heart disease. Yet many supplements and foods can effectively - and safely - reduce cholesterol levels. This User's Guide to Polycosanol and Other Cholesterol-Lowering Nutrients explains what you have to do to reduce your risk of heart disease.
Popular Culture: A User’s Guide, International Edition ventures beyond the history of pop culture to give readers the vocabulary and tools to address and analyze the contemporary cultural landscape that surrounds them. Moves beyond the history of pop culture to give students the vocabulary and tools to analyze popular culture suitable for the study of popular culture across a range of disciplines, from literary theory and cultural studies to philosophy and sociology Covers a broad range of important topics including the underlying socioeconomic structures that affect media, the politics of pop culture, the role of consumers, subcultures and countercultures, and the construction of social reality Examines the ways in which individuals and societies act as consumers and agents of popular culture