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Introduces the basics of girls' gymnastics, including step-by-step instructions in the vault, floor exercise, uneven parallel bars, and the balance beam; tips on training and conditioning; and information about meets and competition.
How the anti-ADA forces prevailed
It's 3D Printing: The Next Generation! The technology's improving, prices are dropping,new models are hitting the market, and 3D printers are appearing on desktops, workbenches, lab shelves, and kitchen tables all over the world. Not only are we seeing better, faster, and cheaper 3D printers, we're also seeing new printing materials, easier-to-use design software, powerful scanning technology, and the rise of an entire ecosystem of 3D peripherals and services that support 3D printing technology. Make's second annual 3D Printing Guide is once again your go-to resource for discovering the latest information in this fast-changing field of printers, software, projects, and accessories. Inside, you'll find up-to-date reviews on the latest in 3D printing technology, feature and model comparisons, tutorials and stories about 3d printing, and some of the coolest 3d printed objects out there.
Michelle Phan has believed in makeup since the first time she was allowed to try eyeliner. When she looked in the mirror and saw a transformed version of herself looking back, she fell in love with the sense of confidence that makeup could give her. Ever since she posted her first makeup tutorial on YouTube, she has dedicated herself to inspire millions by using makeup as a tool for transformation and self expression. Now, Michelle has compiled all of her best wisdom into Make Up: Your Life Guide to Beauty, Style, and Success--Online and Off. From creating a gorgeous smoky eye to understanding contouring to developing an online persona, Michelle has advice to help you transform every facet of your life. Make Up is packed with Michelle's trademark beauty and style tutorials, stories and pictures from her own life, and advice on the topics she is asked about most, including etiquette, career, entrepreneurship, and creativity. From the everyday (such as how to get glowing skin) to the big picture (such as how to turn your passion into a profession), Make Up is a practical and empowering resource to help anyone put their best face forward.
I'm Faith Wishart, I made top marks at University and now I've got a simply smashing job at a top PR firm where I'm paid a royal amount for all my brilliant ideas.
MAKE WAY FOR THE McBRIDES...One steamy teenage encounter had been enough to keep Spencer McBride's high school pal Ally in his mind all through college...and it had been more than enough to keep Spence far from home and family when Ally married his brother. But now that she was alone with adopted newborn twins, the draw of Ally in need was too powerful to keep Spence away....Even knee-deep in formula, the proud, independent beauty still stoked Spence's desire, but was the confirmed bachelor finding it all too easy to step into the role of father. lover...husband?SO MANY BABIES: At the Buttonwood Baby Clinic, babies and romance abound!
Just any old place won't do for raising a family of ducklings. Mr. Mallard thought the pond in the Boston Public Garden would be just right, especially with the swan boats bringing all those people, and all those peanuts. But Mrs. Mallard knew right away that the park was not a safe place for babies. A quiet island in the Charles River, however, proved just right for bringing up a new family-eight fluffy ducklings in all. And after her brood had learned to swim and dive, to walk in a line, and to come when called, Mrs. Mallard knew the time was right. They would all return to the Public Garden. But though the ducklings were old enough to look out for themselves, they couldn't fly. How to move them across the highway, down busy streets and intersections? Mrs. Mallard didn't make a fuss. She just set off at a proud waddle and the ducklings filed along behind her. The people of Boston would just have to make way! This brilliantly illustrated, amusingly observed tale of Mallards on the move has won the hearts of generations of readers. Awarded the Caldecott Medal as "the most distinguished American picture book for children" in 1941, it has since become a favorite of millions, children and adults alike, as "one of the merriest picture-books ever... told in very few words with a gravity that underscores the delightful comedy of the pictures." -The New York Times
This classic tale of the famous Mallard ducks of Boston was awarded the Caldecott Medal in 1941. Make Way for Ducklings has been described as 'one of the merriest picture books ever' (The New York Times). Ideal for reading aloud, this book deserves a place of honor on every child's bookshelf.
Dyamonde Daniel may be new in town, but that doesn't stop her from making a place for herself in a jiffy. With her can-do attitude and awesome brain power she takes the whole neighborhood by storm. The only thing puzzling her is the other new kid in her class. He's grouchy - but Dyamonde's determined to get to the bottom of his attitude and make a friend.
Make Your Creative Dreams Real: A Plan for Procrastinators, Perfectionists, Busy People, and People Who Would Really Rather Sleep All Dayby Sark
Let this book be your haven, guide, fairy godmother, or map for making your creative dreams real. It's a "paper lantern" to illuminate your path. Your dreams glow in the dark even if you don't ever tend to them. They will wait for you. I know this from my experiences as a recovering procrastinator and perfectionist. My dreams waited for me -- now you can begin to make your creative dreams REAL!
Network Marketing has seen a remarkable expansion of late, with entropreneurs benefitting from an unheralded demand for their services.The authors of this book demonstrate proven techniques to achieve financial success in Network Marketing, which include:How to conduct successful business launch parties, party plans and business meetings.Breakthrough networking tips that get appointments booked.Practical advice on organising business finances, buying supplies, tracking expenses and balancing the books.Simple techniques to track customer needs, previous purchases, personality and lifestyle.There is little doubt that Network Marketing techniques will become increasingly deployed in the business world, with the advent of online business and customer-focused selling, Make Your First Million in Network Marketing provides all the information needed to succeed in this field.
Jodie Patterson's posh bakery is all about satisfying cravings. Her signature aphrodisiac cookies have been flying off the shelves, and giving Jodie some delicious ideas of her own. Behind his owlish glasses, Jodie's business partner, Dr. Dan Ellison, is the male equivalent of the Naughty Professor. Jodie is more than ready to indulge her fantasies with this wolf-in-geek's-clothing as long as they set some ground rules: sex is sex, business is business and nothing will change. Yeah, right! After that first addictive kiss, it's time to see if they can really satisfy each other's appetites.
Can Aly and Brooke's Sparkle Spa salon survive some nail-biting competition?<P> Aly and Brooke are up to their glittering fingertips in manis and pedis for the annual Fall Ball dance at Auden Elementary School. But when Princess Polish, a flashy new nail salon, opens right across the street, the sisters worry that Sparkle Spa's days might be numbered!
"Bird Kincaid can't sleep. She is plagued by nightmares - vivid images of Alex Decatur falling through the air. One month after she witnesses Alex, her closest friend, plunge eight stories to her death, Bird's grief has transformed into obsession." "In adjoining apartments on a boisterous, vibrant New York City block, the two young black women, Bird a radio engineer and onetime painter, and Alex a beautiful performance artist, had built an intense and unique friendship, their lives intertwined by shared space, history, friends and occasionally lovers, and a passion for art. Alex's death shatters the core of Bird's existence, compelling her to search for comfort and answers amidst the disparate strands of her friend's quixotic life - a life sometimes glamorous, sometimes painful, sometimes reckless. Was Alex's death really a suicide? Her lover, a white art critic, was never charged with a crime, but Bird is increasingly convinced that he murdered her friend." "Desperate for evidence, Bird locates a bizarre series of videotapes among Alex's belongings, in which she talks about her personal life, her work, and her turbulent relationship with her lover. At first reluctantly but soon fervidly watching the tapes, Bird discovers both startling secrets and blatant lies as she is drawn back into their carefree vagabond past and across mythic boundaries in the dangerous present. In the novel's intensely dramatic finale, Bird must confront her own long-hidden demons and test her powers as an artist and a survivor."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
What happens when DIY meets Web 2.0? In Makers, New York Times bestselling author Chris Anderson reveals how entrepreneurs use web principles to create and produce companies with the potential to be global in scope as well as how they use significantly less in the way of financial resources, tooling, and infrastructure required by traditional manufacturing. Anderson's unique perspective is that small manufacturing will be a significant source of future growth; that the days of giant companies like General Motors are in their twilight; that in an age of open source, custom-fabricated, and do-it-yourself product design, the collective potential of a million garage tinkerers will be unleashed on global markets.
The Maker's Manual is a practical and comprehensive guide to becoming a hero of the new industrial revolution. It features dozens of color images, techniques to transform your ideas into physical projects, and must-have skills like electronics prototyping, 3d printing, and programming. This book's clear, precise explanations will help you unleash your creativity, make successful projects, and work toward a sustainable maker business. Written by the founders of Frankenstein Garage, which has organized courses since 2011 to help makers to realize their creations, The Maker's Manual answers your questions about the Maker Movement that is revolutionizing the way we design and produce things.
Examining the complexities of the problems of black youths from an insider's perspective, an African-American journalist recalls his own troubled childhood, his rehabilitation while in prison, and his successful Washington Post career.
In this new work, prizewinning author, professor, and Slate architecture critic Witold Rybczynski returns to the territory he knows best: writing about the way people live, just as he did in the acclaimed bestsellers Home and A Clearing in the Distance. In Makeshift Metropolis, Rybczynski has drawn upon a lifetime of observing cities to craft a concise and insightful book that is at once an intellectual history and a masterful critique. Makeshift Metropolis describes how current ideas about urban planning evolved from the movements that defined the twentieth century, such as City Beautiful, the Garden City, and the seminal ideas of Frank Lloyd Wright and Jane Jacobs. If the twentieth century was the age of planning, we now find ourselves in the age of the market, Rybczynski argues, where entrepreneurial developers are shaping the twenty-first-century city with mixed-use developments, downtown living, heterogeneity, density, and liveliness. He introduces readers to projects like Brooklyn Bridge Park, the Yards in Washington, D.C., and, further afield, to the new city of Modi'in, Israel--sites that, in this age of resource scarcity, economic turmoil, and changing human demands, challenge our notion of the city. Erudite and immensely engaging, Makeshift Metropolis is an affirmation of Rybczynski's role as one of our most original thinkers on the way we live today.
A spaceship engineer held captive by would-be revolutionaries plots a daring escape in a rocket constructed of odds and ends and powered by beer in this hilarious romp from a master of golden-age speculative fiction The last thing the crew of the Mercury Girl expected to find on the terraformed worldlet known as Grendel was a band of Irish revolutionaries. As far as the ship's engineer, Knud Axel Syrup, is concerned, being taken prisoner by the more-than-slightly-nutty Shamrock League Irredentist Expeditionary Force could be a lot worse. At least there's plenty of cold brew available to keep him occupied . . . and more than a little tipsy. But these crazed Fenians are spoiling for a fight, and the last thing Syrup needs is to get caught in the middle of a war between the Shamrocks and their sworn rivals, the Anglians. Luckily Syrup has a plan. With the help of a somewhat-ditzy dancer named Emily and an alien in six-legged lederhosen, he intends to pull off a daring escape from the miniplanet in a spaceship constructed of pretzel boxes, old bicycle parts, and anything else he finds lying around, trusting their liftoff to the considerable propulsive power of beer. Multiple award winner Poul Anderson is one of science fiction's most respected maestros, and here he displays another side of his creative genius with his tongue planted firmly in his cheek. Hilarious, outrageous, and delightfully imaginative, The Makeshift Rocket is a wonderfully wild and wacky romp through a very different cosmos with one of the genre's best pilots at the controls.
From the first drawing board sketch to wriggling TV character, Makin' Toons illustrates the thrills and challenges of making animated cartoon movies as told by the industry's most successful creators. Cartoon lovers everywhere will be treated to 47 personal interviews with animation artists and industry leaders ranging from Shrek director Andrew Adamson to Rugrats producer Gabor Csupo. These and dozens of other fascinating firsthand accounts chronicle the behind-the-scene antics and commercial dynamics behind such blockbusters as The Simpsons, South Park, Beauty and the Beast, and Dragon Tales, to name just a few. Author Allan Neuwirth-an accomplished animation artist and writer himself-spices the book with insightful comments, hilarious anecdotes, and a true "toon artist's" sense of humor. He also includes 75 never-before-published concept drawings, character designs, storyboards, and much more.
Daniel Amen, M. D. , one of the world's foremost authorities on the brain, has news for you: your brain is involved in everything you do--learn to care for it properly, and you will be smarter, healthier, and happier in as little as 15 days! You probably run, lift weights, or do yoga to keep your body in great shape; you put on sunscreen and lotions to protect your skin; but chances are you simply ignore your brain and trust it to do its job. People unknowingly endanger or injure their brains, stress them by working at a frenzied pace and not getting enough sleep, pollute them with caffeine, alcohol, and drugs, and deprive them of proper nutrients. Brain dysfunction is the number one reason people fail at school, work, and relationships. The brain is the organ of learning, working, and loving--the supercomputer that runs our lives. It's very simple: when our brains work right, we work right--and when our brains have trouble, we have trouble in our lives. Luckily, it's never too late: the brain is capable of change, and when you care for it, the results are amazing. Making a Good Brain Great gives you the tools you need to optimize your brain power and enrich your health and your life in the process. The principles and exercises in this book, based on years of cutting-edge neuroscience research and the experiences of thousands of people, provide a wealth of practical information to teach you how to achieve the best brain possible. You will learn: *how to eat right to think right *how to protect your brain from injuries and toxic substances *how to nourish your brain with vitamins and do mental workouts to keep it strong *the critical component of physical exercise, and which kinds work best *how to rid your brain of negative thoughts, counteract stress, and much more Full of encouraging anecdotes from Dr. Amen's many years of experience, Making a Good Brain Great is a positive and practical road map for enriching and improving your own greatest asset--your brain. From the Hardcover edition.
As Carolyn See says, writing guides are like preachers on Sunday: "There may be a lot of them, but you can't have too many, and there's always an audience of the faithful." And while Making a Literary Life is ostensibly a book that teaches you how to write, it really teaches you how to make your interior life into your exterior life, how to find and join that community of like-minded souls you're sure is out there somewhere. Carolyn See distills a lifetime of experience as novelist, memoirist, critic, and creative-writing professor into this marvelously engaging how-to book. Partly the nuts and bolts of writing (plot, point of view, character, voice) and partly an inspirational guide to living the life you dream of, Making a Literary Life takes you from the decision to become a writer to three months after the publication of your first book. A combination of writing and life strategies (e.g., do not tell everyone around you how you yearn to be a writer; send a charming note to someone you admire in the industry five days a week, every week, for the rest of your life; find the perfect characters right in front of you), Making a Literary Life is for people not usually considered part of the literary loop: the non East Coasters, the secret scribblers. With sagacity, a magical sense of humor, and an abiding belief in the possibilities offered to ordinary people living ordinary lives, Carolyn See has summed up her life's work in a book so beguiling, irreverent, and giddily inspiring that you won't even realize it's changing your life until it already has.
There are many ways to make a knife, so Allen Elishewitz gives step-by-step instructions on building his style of high-tech folders that can be followed using simple or large industrial-type machines.
Nouwen writes: During the past few years, various friends have asked me, "What do you mean when you speak about the spiritual life?" Every time this question has come up, I have wished I had a small and simple book which could offer the beginning of a response. Although there are many excellent books about the spiritual life, I still felt that there was a place for a text which could be read within a few hours and could not only explain what the spiritual life is but also create a desire to live it. This feeling caused me to write this book. Many of the ideas have been expressed before by others as well as by myself, but I hope and pray that the way they are brought together here will be of help to those who feel "filled but unfulfilled." Other books by Nouwen are available from Bookshare.
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