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An ordinary man's inspiring journey toward a simpler, more meaningful life. In 2008, average American family man Dave Bruno decided to unhook himself from the intravenous drip of consumerism that fueled his life by winnowing all his personal possessions down to just 100 things. Little did he realize that he would be igniting a grassroots movement-soon after Dave embarked on his journey, media around the world took notice and others started to follow his lead. A cause for pause, The 100 Thing Challenge is a response to the culture of materialism in America, one that has filled our lives with the constant and unsatisfactory desire for "more." Dave Bruno offers compelling anecdotes and practical advice to help readers live more meaningfully, simply by casting off the unnecessary "stuff" that clutters their lives. The 100 Thing Challenge is a golden opportunity to experience the positive changes that occur as you defiantly hop off the treadmill of consumerism.
[from the back cover] "Don't expect a dozen roses this Valentine's Day--just fourteen tales of crime and horror that will make February 14 memorable for lovers ... of chills and thrills. So beware of the deadly admirer who knows that sweets are the way to a lover's heart in "Fine Chocolates': Read at your own risk the bloodcurdling tale of the mad professor who asks the devil to play cupid in "Colt .24:" Discover the bizarre passion that drives a retired detective to solve a horrifying crime in "From Parts Unknown" ... and watch out for a date with a modern-day Dracula who's some kisser in "Valentine from a Vampire': Dip into these deliciously scary Valentine treats... and find out why love is simply a scream!" There is an introduction and fact-filled mini history of Valentines day by Isaac Asimov.
Heart attacks happen to other people #thingsIthoughtweretrue When Morgan's mom gets sick, it's hard not to panic. Without her mother, she would have no one--until she finds out the dad who walked out on her as a baby isn't as far away as she thought... Adam is a stuck-up, uptight jerk #thingsIthoughtweretrue Now that they have a summer job together, Morgan's getting to know the real Adam, and he's actually pretty sweet...in a nerdy-hot kind of way. He even offers to go with her to find her dad. Road trip, anyone? 5000 Twitter followers are all the friends I need #thingsIthoughtweretrue With Adam in the back seat, a hyper chatterbox named Amy behind the wheel, and plenty of Cheetos to fuel their trip, Morgan feels ready for anything. She's not expecting a flat tire, a missed ferry, a fake girlfriend...and that these two people she barely knew before the summer started will become the people she can't imagine living without.
The generation who grew up in Britain immediately after the Second World War are popularly called 'The Baby Boomers'. As children, they experienced life in Britain from wartime austerity to the relative affluence of the late 1950s. Uniquely healthier and wealthier than previous generations, this first welfare state generation received free orange juice, milk and cod liver oil to safeguard their health. However, their overall diet was restricted until rationing fully ended in 1954 - and the permissive society had yet to arrive. Janet and John Shepherd explore how the Baby Boomers grew up through the change from post-war restrictions to a new consumer society, enjoying increased choice in the shops, while at home, pirate Radio Luxembourg and flickering black and white television opened up new vistas.
Narrated through the eyes of Professor Pierre Aronnax, this classic science fiction is about tracking and hunting down of a sea monster that's causing havoc in the seas.
200 Chocolate Recipes is part of Hamlyn's hugely successful All Colour Cookbook Illustrated series, which has sold over 1500,000 copies since its launch in 2008. Over 200 irresistable recipes to indulge your sweet tooth. Everyone needs to treat themselves from time to time, and there's no better way than with the world's most naughty-but-unbelievably-nice ingredient. From cakes and bakes to desserts and sweets, Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook: 200 Chocolate Recipes provides you with over 100 irresistible recipes to satisfy every sweet tooth, plus more than 100 clever variations and new ideas. Every recipe is illustrated and includes clear step-by-step instructions, making them suitable for any cook. Whether indulging yourself on the sofa or stunning guests with these tantalising dishes, you'll never need another chocolate recipe book again. Beautiful photographs and clear instructions make this book perfect for every cook. This book includes: Five Minute Fix; Chilled To Thrill; Hot Puddings; Special Occasion; Kids' Favourites; Goodies & Gifts To Go; Twists On Classics.
The essential companion for a mouthwatering Christmas, Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook: 200 Christmas Recipes contains delicious ideas for festive mealtimes, both traditional and alternative. Why not impress friends and family with roast goose with spiced apples and figs, roasted parsnips with thyme butter, or perhaps some ginger and hazelnut ice cream? The book also contains recipes for classic cakes and cookies, edible gifts and even left-over turkey - allowing you to banish those endless turkey sandwiches!
Cupcakes are a delectably indulgent treat - and so quick and easy to make! From colourful cakes to keep the kids entertained to sophisticated recipes for special occasions - Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook: 200 Cupcakes has something for everyone. Why not treat yourself to some gorgeous mocha cupcakes or delight a friend on their birthday with some maple, pecan and white chocolate muffins? Each recipe is accompanied by easy-to-follow instructions and a full page colour photograph to ensure perfect results every time.
200 Juices & Smoothies is part of Hamlyn's hugely successful All Colour Cookbook Illustrated series, which has sold over 1500,000 copies since its launch in 2008. Over 200 delicious, easy-to-make juices and smoothies. Drinking daily juices and smoothies is a great way to get all the vitamins and nutrients you need to maintain a balanced diet, as well as being an easy and delicious way to keep hunger at bay. Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook: 200 Juices & Smoothies gives you a huge choice of quick, simple recipes that use all your favourite fruits and vegetables to ensure that your diet will never get dull! Every mouthwatering recipe is accompanied by fantastic colour photography, and it's all bound in a handy format, making this great-value book ideal for all! Beautiful photographs and clear instructions make this book perfect for every cook. This book includes: Fruit Juices; Vegetable Juices; Super Smoothies; Smoothies & Juices for Kids.
We all love fantastic food, but the fact is that we don't always have the time to cook it. Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook: 200 Make Ahead Dishes shows you how to create beautiful dishes at your own pace, so that whenever you fancy a delicious dish, all you need to do is reheat and eat! From a simple Picnic Pie to an impressive Garlicky Chicken & Chorizo Pappadelle, this handy book contains over 100 tasty recipes to entertain effortlessly or simply give you the night off, plus more than 100 clever variations and new ideas. Every recipe is illustrated and includes clear step-by-step instructions, making them suitable for cooks of all abilities.
200 More Slow Cooker Recipes is part of Hamlyn's hugely successful All Colour Cookbook Illustrated series, which has sold over 1500,000 copies since its launch in 2008. Over 200 creative ideas for breakfasts, puddings, preserves and tasty family meals. Having limited time to spend in the kitchen need not mean beans on toast every night. With a slow cooker and minimal preparation time you can rustle up delicious stews, sauces and soups, as well as indulgent sweet treats. Simply leave your ingredients to cook throughout the day or overnight, and there will always be a hot meal waiting for you at the end of a busy day. In our second volume of slow cooker recipes in the Hamlyn All Colour series, we show you how versatile a slow cooker really is. Why not treat yourself to a Red pepper, sage and chorizo frittata, a fish terrine or a Salmon and asparagus risotto? And if you thought desserts were not for slow cooking, think again! Here we show you how to create a mouthwatering collection of treats, including; Hot banana and chocolate mousses, Date and ginger syrup pudding and Blueberry and lemon curd upside down puddings. Beautiful photographs and clear instructions make this book perfect for every cook. This book includes: Soups; Light Bites; Everyday Suppers; Shortcut Suppers; Food For Friends; Desserts.
200 Really Easy Recipes is part of Hamlyn's hugely successful All Colour Cookbook Illustrated series, which has sold over 1500,000 copies since its launch in 2008. Over 200 seriously simple and delicious recipes that take the hassle out of prodcuing great food for all occasions. Cooking a meal from scratch can be a satisfying, relaxing and rewarding experience, no matter what your level of experience and time available. If you are keen to develop your culinary skills but are unsure where to begin, Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook: 200 Really Easy Recipes provides the perfect solution. Here is a collection of varied and simple-to-make dishes for every occasion, from starters and main meals to delicious desserts. Why not impress your friends and family with roasted pumpkin soup, a warm scallop salad or perhaps a caramel ice cream cake? Beautiful photographs and clear instructions make this book perfect for every cook. This book includes: Breakfast & Brunch; Soups & One-Pot Meals; 15-Minute Meals; Pasta, Rice & Pulses; Meat, Poultry & Fish; Veggie Dishers & Salads; Easy Cakes & Puds.
200 Slow Cooker Recipes is part of Hamlyn's hugely successful All Colour Cookbook Illustrated series, which has sold over 1500,000 copies since its launch in 2008. Over 200 delicious slow-cooker recipes to take the hassle out of cooking. Would you like to cut down on convenience food? Want to eat home-cooked meals but just donít have the time or energy to prepare them after a busy day? Then a slow cooker could be the solution for you. Requiring only minimal preparation, a slow cooker will cook your ingredients throughout the day or overnight, producing a delicious meal that will be ready to eat as soon as you are. Hamlyn All Colour: 200 Slow Cooker Recipes provides over 200 recipes for you to enjoy, with delicious ideas for breakfasts and light bites, meat dishes, vegetarian meals, fish and seafood dishes and desserts. Beautiful photographs and clear instructions make this book perfect for every cook. This book includes: Breakfast & Light Bites; Meat, Poultry & Game; Vegetable Dishes; Fish & Seafood; Desserts & Accompaniments.
This review of the Science and Technology (S&T) program of the Office of Naval Research's (ONR's) Expeditionary Warfare Operations Technology Division, Code 353, comes at a time of considerable change in the Marine Corps and in ONR, which are currently in the midst of significant transitions. The Marine Corps is making plans to equip and train for engaging in a new style of warfare known as Operational Maneuver From the Sea (OMFTS) and for performing a wide variety of missions in urban settings, ranging from humanitarian assistance to combat and mixes of these suggested by the term three-block war. During 1999, ONR assumed management of that portion of the Marine Corps S&T program that had not been assigned several years earlier to the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory (MCWL). In 2002, control of most of ONR's advanced development funding (6.3), and of much of its exploratory development funding (6.2), will move from ONR's line divisions, of which Code 353 is one of many, to 12 new program offices, each dedicated to demonstrating technologies for future naval capabilities (FNCs). Given these changes, it is not surprising that some of the projects inherited recently by ONR, and assessed by the Committee for the Review of ONR's Marine Corps Science and Technology Program under the auspices of the Naval Studies Board of the National Research Council, differed from the customary ONR project and were more akin to preacquisition or acquisition support than to S&T. It is also not surprising that Code 353 could not articulate its plans for future investments clearly and concisely, given the current uncertainty about the content of and funding level for FNCs. The Marine Corps S&T program supports the five imperatives for technology advancement that the Marine Corps Combat Development Command (MCCDC) has identified as prerequisites for the transition to OMFTS: maneuver, firepower, logistics, training and education, and command and control. The committee supports investment in these areas and, in the report's discussions and recommendations, follows the five imperatives.
The 2002 Assessment of the Office of Naval Research's Air and Surface Weapons Technology Program
In 2005, the National Academies released the report Guidelines for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research, which offered a common set of ethical standards for a field that, due to the absence of comprehensive federal funding, was lacking national standards for research. In order to keep the Guidelines up to date, given the rapid pace of scientific developments in the field of stem cell research, the Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research Advisory Committee was established in 2006 with support from The Ellison Medical Foundation, The Greenwall Foundation, and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. This letter report is the committee's first set of amendments to the Guidelines and clarifies earlier recommendations and conclusions, including the criteria for determining which stem cell lines it is acceptable to use. Future deliberations of the committee will address items for which additional information gathering and more extensive debate and discussion will be necessary.
Dive into the essential features in Microsoft Office Access® 2007, Excel® 2007, Outlook® 2007, PowerPoint® 2007, and Word 2007. This supremely organized reference is packed with hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds. It's all muscle and no fluff. Discover how the experts tackle what's new in your favorite Microsoft Office programs--and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery! Expertly manage your inbox, contacts, and business information Master sophisticated document-layout and formatting techniques Build spreadsheets to help you perform complex calculations and data analysis Design databases, build data-collection forms, and manipulate data Learn advanced techniques for creating charts and reports Create dynamic slides using themes, custom slide layouts, and special effects Explore Office Groove® 2007 and Windows® SharePoint® Services for powerful collaboration Configure security and privacy settings to help thwart worms, viruses, and malware Write macros using Microsoft Visual Basic® for Applications and work with Office Open XML CD includes: Fully searchable eBook--plus bonus chapters! 30+ sample files--spreadsheets, databases, code, and XML Resources for customizing, configuring, and troubleshooting programs Links to demos, webcasts, training courses, and blogs Visual references for finding commands in the Microsoft Office Fluent user interface Online resources for InfoPath® 2007, OneNote® 2007, Project 2007, and Visio® 2007 Windows Vista® Product Guide eReference and other eBooks A Note Regarding the CD or DVD The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via OReilly Medias Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit OReillys web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here's WHAT You'll Learn Easily navigate the new user interface Create documents, Web pages, and other publications Organize your e-mail, calendar, and tasks Build spreadsheets to manage and analyze data Build a simple database Design and deliver a slide show presentation Here's HOW You'll Learn It Jump in wherever you need answers Easy-to-follow STEPS and SCREENSHOTS show exactly what to do Handy TIPS teach new techniques and shortcuts Quick TRY THIS! exercises help you apply what you learn right away
The smart way to learn Microsoft Office--one step at a time! The second edition of this popular book features new and expanded content. In addition to covering familiar Microsoft Office applications such as Microsoft Office AccessTM 2007, Excel® 2007, Outlook® 2007, PowerPoint® 2007, and Word 2007--you now also get coverage of Microsoft Office Publisher 2007, SharePoint® Server 2007, Groove® 2007, OneNote® 2007, and InfoPath® 2007. Work at your own pace through the easy numbered steps, practice files on CD, helpful hints, and troubleshooting help to learn the fundamentals of working with the 2007 Microsoft Office system, including how to navigate the new user interface. Learn how to create professional-quality documents, powerful spreadsheets, and compelling slide presentations. And discover how to get your Web site up and running, take notes electronically, and manage your e-mail communications and workday. The companion CD includes skill-building practice files, eBooks, and more. With STEP BY STEP, you can take just the lessons you need or work from cover to cover. Either way, you drive the instruction--building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them! A Note Regarding the CD or DVD The print version of this book ships with a CD or DVD. For those customers purchasing one of the digital formats in which this book is available, we are pleased to offer the CD/DVD content as a free download via OReilly Medias Digital Distribution services. To download this content, please visit OReillys web site, search for the title of this book to find its catalog page, and click on the link below the cover image (Examples, Companion Content, or Practice Files). Note that while we provide as much of the media content as we are able via free download, we are sometimes limited by licensing restrictions. Please direct any questions or concerns to email@example.com.
The 2009 H1N1 vaccination campaign was one of the largest public health campaigns in U.S. history, vaccinating one-quarter of the population in the first three months. The IOM held three workshops in Raleigh, NC; Austin, TX; and Seattle, WA to learn from participants' experiences during the campaign and improve future emergency vaccination programs.
The charge of the Army Research Laboratory Technical Assessment Board (ARLTAB) is to provide biennial assessments of the scientific and technical quality of the research, development, and analysis programs at the Army Research Laboratory (ARL). The ARLTAB is assisted by six panels, each of which focuses on the portion of the ARL program conducted by one of ARL's six directorates1. When requested to do so by ARL, the ARLTAB also examines work that cuts across the directorates. For example, during 2011-2012, ARL requested that the ARLTAB examine crosscutting work in the areas of autonomous systems and network science. The overall quality of ARL's technical staff and their work continues to be impressive. Staff continue to demonstrate clear, passionate mindfulness of the importance of transitioning technology to support immediate and longer-term Army needs. Their involvement with the wider scientific and engineering community continues to expand. Such continued involvement and collaboration are fundamentally important for ARL's scientific and technical activities and need to include the essential elements of peer review and interaction through publications and travel to attend professional meetings, including international professional meetings. In general, ARL is working very well within an appropriate research and development niche and has been demonstrating significant accomplishments, as exemplified in the following discussion, which also addresses opportunities and challenges.
The Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) - a program of the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology - has sought for more than two decades to strengthen American manufacturing. It is a national network of affiliated manufacturing extension centers and field offices located throughout all fifty states and Puerto Rico. Funding for MEP Centers comes from a combination of federal, state, local and private resources. Centers work directly with manufacturing firms in their state or sub-state region. MEP Centers provide expertise, services and assistance directed toward improving growth, supply chain positioning, leveraging emerging technologies, improving manufacturing processes, work force training, and the application and implementation of information in client companies through direct assistance provided by Center staff and from partner organizations and third party consultants. 21st Century Manufacturing seeks to generate a better understanding of the operation, achievements, and challenges of the MEP program in its mission to support, strengthen, and grow U.S. manufacturing. This report identifies and reviews similar national programs from abroad in order to draw on foreign practices, funding levels, and accomplishments as a point of reference and discusses current needs and initiatives in light of the global focus on advanced manufacturing,
A Culinary Tour de Force of Europe's Most Treasured Dishes Are you looking for delicious and healthy cuisine that can fit into your busy lifestyle? Do you long for the robust flavors of Italy, France, Spain, or Greece but haven't found tasty animal-free recipes? Look no further!The 30-Minute Veganis where theJoie de vivremeetsla dolce vitato satisfy even the most discriminating palates. Award-winning author and chef Mark Reinfeld tackles the meaty fare that is European cuisine, offering inspired plant-based versions of everything from manicotti to French onion soup, moussaka to "notwurst. " Including key pantry ingredients (with a special section on herbs), raw and gluten-free options (virtually all of the recipes are gluten-free), and suggestions for wine and beer pairings,Taste of Europeis a revolutionary cookbook that will help you to recreate all of your favorite classic European dishes in 30 minutes or less.
375 delicious, easy dinners that are ready for you to cook. Use them for all situations as a family. Recipes are organized by main food type (Chicken, Pork and Ham, Pasta, Ground Beef, etc.). Get ready for some great meals for you and your family.
Get a focused introduction to programming 3D graphics with the Windows Presentation Foundation 3D API. Complementing his book Applications = Code + Markup, award-winning author Charles Petzold builds on XAML essentials, teaching you how to display and animate 3D graphics under the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 and Windows Vista. You'll get expert guidance and code samples in XAML and Microsoft Visual C#-- helping you master the skills you need to create high-fidelity user interfaces. Discover how to: Define complex 3D objects with triangle meshes Enhance the illumination of 3D surfaces with light and shading effects Color 3D figures with gradients, bitmaps, and drawings Add animation with transforms and vertex manipulation Represent linear, affine, and camera transforms by using matrices Calculate vector angles, angles of rotation, and axes of rotation Generate triangle meshes efficiently by using C# code Express rotation by using quaternion computation Provide a user interface for manipulating and drawing 3D figures PLUS--Get Visual C# and XAML code samples on the Web
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