The 4-Hour Work Week

Escape the 9-5, Live Anywhere and Join the New Rich

Author: Timothy Ferriss

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446490599

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 416

View: 6775

A new, updated and expanded edition of this New York Times bestseller on how to reconstruct your life so it's not all about work Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan - there is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times. Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, earning a monthly five-figure income with zero management, or just living more and working less, this book is the blueprint. This step-by step guide to luxury lifestyle design teaches: * How Tim went from $40,000 dollars per year and 80 hours per week to $40,000 per MONTH and 4 hours per week * How to outsource your life to overseas virtual assistants for $5 per hour and do whatever you want * How blue-chip escape artists travel the world without quitting their jobs * How to eliminate 50% of your work in 48 hours using the principles of a forgotten Italian economist * How to trade a long-haul career for short work bursts and frequent 'mini-retirements'. This new updated and expanded edition includes: More than 50 practical tips and case studies from readers (including families) who have doubled their income, overcome common sticking points, and reinvented themselves using the original book as a starting point * Real-world templates you can copy for eliminating email, negotiating with bosses and clients, or getting a private chef for less than £5 a meal * How lifestyle design principles can be suited to unpredictable economic times * The latest tools and tricks, as well as high-tech shortcuts, for living like a diplomat or millionaire without being either.

Dew-Drops of the Soul

Author: Yogiraj Gurunath,Yogiraj Gurunath Siddhanath

Publisher: Alight Publications

ISBN: 9781931833004

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 108

View: 9597

"This is a unique compilation of nineteen poetic gems from a contemporary Himalayan Master..."--Editor's note.

Sears List of Subject Headings

Author: Minnie Earl Sears,Joan Goodsell

Publisher: H. W. Wilson

ISBN: 9780824210403

Category: Reference

Page: 804

View: 6010

Provides a list of subject headings for use in smaller libraries.

Code

The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software

Author: Charles Petzold

Publisher: Microsoft Press

ISBN: 0735638721

Category: Computers

Page: 400

View: 1573

What do flashlights, the British invasion, black cats, and seesaws have to do with computers? In CODE, they show us the ingenious ways we manipulate language and invent new means of communicating with each other. And through CODE, we see how this ingenuity and our very human compulsion to communicate have driven the technological innovations of the past two centuries. Using everyday objects and familiar language systems such as Braille and Morse code, author Charles Petzold weaves an illuminating narrative for anyone who’s ever wondered about the secret inner life of computers and other smart machines. It’s a cleverly illustrated and eminently comprehensible story—and along the way, you’ll discover you’ve gained a real context for understanding today’s world of PCs, digital media, and the Internet. No matter what your level of technical savvy, CODE will charm you—and perhaps even awaken the technophile within.

Ancient Earth Journal: The Late Jurassic

Notes, drawings, and observations from prehistory

Author: Gregory S. Paul

Publisher: Walter Foster Jr

ISBN: 1633222470

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 5016

Through detailed illustrations and descriptive narrative, readers will experience a thrilling, thoroughly enjoyable ride through the most popular time period of prehistory. What would it be like to see a living, breathing dinosaur? Following in the footsteps of Ancient Earth Journal: The Early Cretaceous, this next installment, The Late Jurassic, will take readers further back in time to a period when giants ruled the land and early mammals began to secure their place alongside the dinosaurs. The Late Jurassic period was home to many species of our favorite dinosaurs, such as Apatosaurus (or Brontosaurus), Allosaurus, and Stegosaurus, to name a few. The Late Jurassic includes the latest paleontological findings to build an accurate depiction of the dinosaurs, environment, and wildlife of the period. Due to the abundance of fossils available for both plants and animals of this period, the book paints a vivid, realistic picture of the flora and fauna of the time, with more emphasis on hunting and defensive tactics, as well as early mammals and their role in the planet's evolution, for a thrilling, thoroughly enjoyable ride through the most popular time period of prehistory. Written and illustrated in the style of a naturalist's notebook, the reader is given a first-hand account of what it would be like to stand alongside some of the largest creatures to ever walk the earth.

7,300 Days

Author: Isabella Mente

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781537112701

Category:

Page: 344

View: 1870

this book holds my story, my odyssey, through twenty years of life. it shares my story through the darkness and the light. get comfy, put your favorite sweats on, boil some water, and make tea. crack open the pages and feel with me. hold my art upon your lap and let it become a part of you. because this story is not just mine, it is yours, too. all my love, me. [themes found within this text: femininity, mental health: depression/anxiety, self-love, sexual abuse, love, trauma, etc. a coming of age] xx

CPO Focus on Physical Science

Author: CPO Science (Firm),Delta Education (Firm)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781588922595

Category: Physical sciences

Page: 387

View: 6731

The Sourcebook for Teaching Science, Grades 6-12

Strategies, Activities, and Instructional Resources

Author: Norman Herr

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0787972983

Category: Education

Page: 584

View: 2117

A resource for middle and high school teachers offers activities, lesson plans, experiments, demonstrations, and games for teaching physics, chemistry, biology, and the earth and space sciences.

The Beekeeper's Journal

Author: Kim Flottum

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 1610589505

Category: Nature

Page: 176

View: 2709

DIVStore your notes, journal entries, and daily beekeeping records, observations, and to-do lists within the pages of this beautiful and inspirational journal./divDIV /divDIVThe Beekeeper’s Journal is the perfect tool for beekeepers and beekeeping enthusiasts to keep their thoughts, recipes, inspirations, sketches, to-do lists and more. Photographs and illustrations on each spread complement the helpful tips, anecdotes, ideas, recipes, how-to and images from beekeeping expert, Kim Flottum. This book is not only a useful tool, but the perfect keepsake for avid beekeepers and those who aspire to keep bees./div

Bird Log Kids

Author: DeAnna Brandt

Publisher: Adventure Publications

ISBN: 1885061552

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

View: 1267

As an introduction to journaling and to nature, the book's log pages present simple questions that gently guide children to record and to draw their important bird observations, while additional photo/art pages are useful for pasting pictures or creating more artwork.

Drawing Trees

Author: Victor Perard

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486132900

Category: Art

Page: 48

View: 4696

Concise guide features easy steps for realistic depictions of trees. Discover shading, composition, shadow, and outlining techniques that add vitality and expression. Over 100 illustrations spotlight Oak, Willow, Pine, Palmetto, more.

Under the Wide and Starry Sky

A Novel

Author: Nancy Horan

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 034553882X

Category: Fiction

Page: 496

View: 5720

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • TODAY SHOW BOOK CLUB PICK • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. From Nancy Horan, New York Times bestselling author of Loving Frank, comes her much-anticipated second novel, which tells the improbable love story of Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson and his tempestuous American wife, Fanny. At the age of thirty-five, Fanny Van de Grift Osbourne has left her philandering husband in San Francisco to set sail for Belgium—with her three children and nanny in tow—to study art. It is a chance for this adventurous woman to start over, to make a better life for all of them, and to pursue her own desires. Not long after her arrival, however, tragedy strikes, and Fanny and her children repair to a quiet artists’ colony in France where she can recuperate. Emerging from a deep sorrow, she meets a lively Scot, Robert Louis Stevenson, ten years her junior, who falls instantly in love with the earthy, independent, and opinionated “belle Americaine.” Fanny does not immediately take to the slender young lawyer who longs to devote his life to writing—and who would eventually pen such classics as Treasure Island and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. In time, though, she succumbs to Stevenson’s charms, and the two begin a fierce love affair—marked by intense joy and harrowing darkness—that spans the decades and the globe. The shared life of these two strong-willed individuals unfolds into an adventure as impassioned and unpredictable as any of Stevenson’s own unforgettable tales. Praise for Under the Wide and Starry Sky “A richly imagined [novel] of love, laughter, pain and sacrifice . . . Under the Wide and Starry Sky is a dual portrait, with Louis and Fanny sharing the limelight in the best spirit of teamwork—a romantic partnership.”—USA Today “Powerful . . . flawless . . . a perfect example of what a man and a woman will do for love, and what they can accomplish when it’s meant to be.”—Fort Worth Star-Telegram “Spectacular . . . an exhilarating epic about a free-spirited couple who traveled the world yet found home only in one another.”—Booklist (starred review) “Horan’s prose is gorgeous enough to keep a reader transfixed, even if the story itself weren’t so compelling. I kept re-reading passages just to savor the exquisite wordplay. . . . Few writers are as masterful as she is at blending carefully researched history with the novelist’s art.”—The Dallas Morning News “A classic artistic bildungsroman and a retort to the genre, a novel that shows how love and marriage can simultaneously offer inspiration and encumbrance.”—The New York Times Book Review “Nancy Horan has done it again, capturing the entwined lives of Fanny Osbourne and Robert Louis Stevenson so uncannily, it reads like truth.”—Sarah Blake, author of The Postmistress “Horan has a distinct knack for evoking the rich, complicated lives of long-gone artists and the women who inspired them.”—Entertainment Weekly From the Trade Paperback edition.

Universal Principles of Design, Revised and Updated

125 Ways to Enhance Usability, Influence Perception, Increase Appeal, Make Better Design Decisions, and Teach Through Design

Author: William Lidwell,Kritina Holden,Jill Butler

Publisher: Rockport Pub

ISBN: 1592535879

Category: Design

Page: 272

View: 2602

A cross-disciplinary reference of design. Pairs common design concepts with examples that illustrate them in practice.

My Little Pony: The Journal of Friendship

Author: Amy Keating Rogers

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0316337595

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

View: 7240

As seen on the hit animated series My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic! Inspired by the magical journal of Princess Celestia and Princess Luna, the pony friends--Princess Twilight Sparkle, Pinkie Pie, Rainbow Dash, Fluttershy, Rarity and Applejack--start a diary of their own so they can learn from one another! After all, these ponies have some really amazing adventures! (This abridged edition only contains The Journal of Friendship. The Journal of Two Sisters is available separately.)

A Voyage Through Turbulence

Author: Peter A. Davidson,Yukio Kaneda,Keith Moffatt,Katepalli R. Sreenivasan

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139502042

Category: Science

Page: N.A

View: 6511

Turbulence is widely recognized as one of the outstanding problems of the physical sciences, but it still remains only partially understood despite having attracted the sustained efforts of many leading scientists for well over a century. In A Voyage Through Turbulence we are transported through a crucial period of the history of the subject via biographies of twelve of its great personalities, starting with Osborne Reynolds and his pioneering work of the 1880s. This book will provide absorbing reading for every scientist, mathematician and engineer interested in the history and culture of turbulence, as background to the intense challenges that this universal phenomenon still presents.

Bonnie's Household Budget Book

The Essential Guide for Getting Control of Your Money

Author: Bonnie Runyan McCullough

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0312280319

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 80

View: 4883

A comprehensive, updated guide to setting up a monthly budget, tracking expenses, and saving money explains how to take control of daily finances, set goals and priorities, balance income and expenses, and budget for utilities, payments, maintenance, and home improvements, Original. 30,000 first printing.

Dracopedia The Great Dragons

An Artist's Field Guide and Drawing Journal

Author: William O'Connor

Publisher: IMPACT

ISBN: 9781440310676

Category: Art

Page: 160

View: 564

An Artist's Field Guide to the World's Great Dragons! Creatures of great beauty and terrible ferocity, dragons have been featured and revered for centuries. Of the thousand-plus species still in existence, none have inspired more folklore and artistic awe than the eight species of Great Dragons. Within these pages, these fire-breathing monsters of legend - the rock stars of the dragon world - come to life through the work of artist and adventurer William O'Connor. Not since the original Dracopedia has there been such a beautifully illustrated and meticulously researched guide on the subject, with special focus on the distinctive features of each species - from the broad horns of the Icelandic white dragon to the elaborate neck frills of the Ligurian gray. Based on the author's expeditions to sanctuaries around the globe and consults with prominent regional experts, Dracopedia The Great Dragons presents never-before assembled facts and instruction to help you capture the heart-beating grandeur of these magnificent monsters. Inside, find everything you need to know to capture the essence of your favorite dragons through your artwork: Learn about the habits, anatomy and natural history of 8 fierce and fantastic dragons Each profile features sketches, drawings and start-to-finish creation of a stunning artwork, illustrating key concepts that apply to any medium Discover special techniques for achieving dramatic lighting effects, powerful compositions and the incredible sculptural forms and textures of dragons Includes a gallery of dragons and a foldout comparison poster

GPO Style Manual: An Official Guide to the Form and Style of Federal Government Publishing, 2016 (Hardcover)

Author: Government Publishing Office

Publisher: Government Printing Office

ISBN: 9780160936029

Category: Education

Page: 474

View: 6271

Published since 1894, the GPO Style Manual is issued under the authority of section 1105 of title 44 of the U.S. Code by the Director of the GPO. The manual is prepared by the GPO Style Board as a guide to the style and form of Federal Government publishing. The GPO Style Manual has become a major reference source for professionals involved in the field of Federal printing and publishing. Designed to achieve uniform word and type treatment and economy of word use in the form and style of government printing, this manual has become to be widely recognized by writers and editors within and outside the Federal Government as one of the most useful resources in the editorial arsenal. In addition to a comprehensive revision the new Style Manual features: GPO's most recent digital initiatives Updates to foreign nation information Updates to State demonyms Treatment of words related to native entities recognized by the Federal Government Clarification of punctuation rules Updates to capitalization, abbreviations, and computer terms Inclusion of many suggestions from users Audience: Writers, editors, and others interested in the publishing field would find this manual useful. This reference is a "MUST HAVE" publication for content producers within the U.S. Federal Government --executive, judicial, and legislative branch agency offices. Other products produced by the United States Government Publishing Office can be found here: https: //bookstore.gpo.gov/agency/241 Paperback format of this print title can be found here: https: //bookstore.gpo.gov/products/sku/021-000-00218-6?ctid=241

Who's in a Family?

Author: Robert Skutch,Laura Nienhaus Zarrinnaal

Publisher: Springer Science & Business

ISBN: 9781883672669

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 9831

Introduces the different combinations of people that may make up a human family, and compares them to family types in the animal kingdom

New Fashion Photography

Author: Paul Sloman

Publisher: Prestel Pub

ISBN: 9783791347912

Category: Photography

Page: 208

View: 2016

Find out who's making their mark in a new century--and era--of fashion photography. The 21st century has brought about seismic changes in photography, technology, fashion, and art. At the nexus of these exciting movements is a group of fashion photographers who are breaking ground in a variety of ways, including cultural referencing, digital imaging, photo manipulation, and the use of new media. This stunningly illustrated book profiles more than 30 artists from around the world through exclusive interviews, commentary, and beautiful images. From Nick Knight's paint-soaked portrait of Lady Gaga to Mikes Aldridge's dark surrealism to Alice Hawkins's explorations of body image through satire, new fashion portraiture is challenging conventional ideas of beauty by confronting us with the unexpected. Throughout the book, these photographers explore new avenues previously off-limits in the world of couture, opening the art of fashion photography to thrilling possibilities.