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Exploring Quantum Physics Through Hands-on Projects
Exploring Quantum Physics Through Hands-on Projects
by David Prutchi
Edition: Paperback
Price: 46.95

3.0 out of 5 stars Not really thorough, but a good idea!, 20 Mar 2014
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Was hoping that it would go through all the standard textbook examples and relate them to experimental counterparts. I.e. examples of approximation of Quantum wells, dots, harmonic oscillators in real life experiments.

It might be unfair to give it three, because it might not be what the book promises, just what I was hoping for.

Still, it's an interesting and entertaining book, going through the broad chronological development of QM, with interesting high school like experiments.


Citizen Men's Eco-Drive Watch Cb0013-04A
Citizen Men's Eco-Drive Watch Cb0013-04A

5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Watch - 2 buts.., 20 Mar 2014
The wrist band is slightly withered just where you open it after only a few months..

The automation is not superintuitive and the instructions could be a little better.

That being said - a great watch (enough for 5..maybe a 9.2 of 10). Looks great, precise, sturdy.


Symmetric Solutions: The Whole Tone Workbook
Symmetric Solutions: The Whole Tone Workbook
by Bruce Saunders
Edition: Paperback
Price: 16.50

5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic, 15 Nov 2013
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I had the pleasure of studying with B.Saunders, and he has a wonderful thorough and creative approach to guitar, improvisation and practice. I really recommend this, as well as "Melodic Improvising". This has very cool concepts like whole-tone-blues and whole-tone-playing on Giant Steps. Disclaimer - no Britney Spears material in here.


Introduction to Analysis
Introduction to Analysis
by William R. Wade
Edition: Paperback

3.0 out of 5 stars Very theorem heavy.., 15 Nov 2013
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I admit, it's quite a while since i used this book. Also, I don't remember mistakes, typos, or non-sense. However, I thought it to be rather heavy on theorems and lacking clear examples a bit. I didn't find any better substitute at the time, so maybe that just the nature of the beast. I feel I lacked some more graphic, explanatory sections, describing the nature and implications of the theorems however.
I don't know how others feel about it, but this book wasn't really for me.


Modernist Cuisine at Home
Modernist Cuisine at Home
by Nathan Myhrvold
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 70.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Best Cook Book I have, 15 Nov 2013
...and I have a lot. But i don't have the big "Modernist.."..However, I actually think this is more appropriate for use in your home and with affordable machines. If not already part of your arsenal, I recommend a pressure cooker along with this book.


Mick Goodrick/Tim Miller: Creative Chordal Harmony For Guitar
Mick Goodrick/Tim Miller: Creative Chordal Harmony For Guitar
by Various
Edition: Paperback
Price: 16.59

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing stuff, 4 July 2012
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It definitely is for the more advanced player - a lot of unnamed cluster combination chords and unusual voicings, and no visual guidance in terms of fretboard diagrams or tab - only standard notation. A little visual guidance could have been nice, even for the experienced player, since some of these voicings are so unfamiliar, and fingering takes a little work. However, if you are well versed in theory and notation - wauuuw!!! Amazing study in Stella, also..great - REALLY great cd-examples...


Ricky Gervais Live IV - Science [DVD]
Ricky Gervais Live IV - Science [DVD]
Offered by Discs4all
Price: 2.15

1 of 8 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Silly reviews, 1 Sep 2011
Okay - so it may not be his best stuff, but there are so many hilarious bits - and is in general funnier than most other acts out there. People giving this one star must be either obese, christian, american - or know someone who is...or have some negative predisposition to Ricky. (Or maybe the expectations are too grand - must admit there are some recycled themes). I thoroughly enjoyed it!


Generic Leather Case Cover With Built-in Bluetooth Keyboard For iPad 1 & MID
Generic Leather Case Cover With Built-in Bluetooth Keyboard For iPad 1 & MID
Offered by E-THINKER
Price: 12.89

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Other-worldly value, 15 April 2011
Very rarely have i been so satisfied and amazed with a product. Everyone seems to be amazed with this thing. It's better than the picture. Bluetooth keyboard seems to have a wild lifespan. The finish is really cool. And it's really rather affordable - cheap compared to the quality and what you get, i would say. A cotton cover in humac costs about the same..


Philips 7W ES Master LED Bulb, Energy Saving, Dimmable, Warm White, 853056 MV E27 2700K 230V A60
Philips 7W ES Master LED Bulb, Energy Saving, Dimmable, Warm White, 853056 MV E27 2700K 230V A60

2 of 4 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars A55R4-7W-Q209 Not sure it's exactly the same.., 2 Nov 2010
As a physics student, I was testing different LED light bulbs in a university project about light quality and purchased this one (roughly a year ago) for about 40 pounds. Very expensive and the quality of light is horrific. All stale and blueish..However, I'm sure the subsequent models will be very impressive - and not sure if this is the newer version of mine. One might want to have a look before ordering..


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