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Walt Kelly and Pogo

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One of the most popular comic strips of the 1950s and the first to reference politics of the day, Walt Kelly’s Pogo took on Joe McCarthy before the controversial senator was a blip on Edward R. Murrow’s radar. The strip’s satire was so biting, it was often relegated to newspaper editorial sections at a time when artists in other media were blacklisted for far less. Pogo was the vanguard of today’s political comic strips, such as Doonesbury and Pearls Before Swine, and a precursor of the modern political parody of late night television. This comprehensive biography of Kelly reveals the life of a conflicted man and unravels the symbolism and word-play of his art for modern readers. There are 241 original Pogo comic strips illustrated and 13 other Kelly artworks (as well as illustrations by other cartoonists).

Pogo Traditions

Pogo Traditions Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Coy Costa
Editor: Page Publishing Inc
ISBN: 1640279628
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What if the Gacy family were involved in a long list of unspeakable murders of untold numbers of innocent victims? Pogo challenges the reader to reset the stage and follow the clues and make their own assessment. Could it be true that Susan Degnan was abducted from a two-story bedroom window? Is it possible that a family could do this and hide it for so long and possibly to their graves? Elizabeth Short was such a knockout; did her murder get oversighted by investigator

Curse of the Pogo Stick

Curse of the Pogo Stick Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Colin Cotterill
Editor: Soho Press
ISBN: 1616951206
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Curse of the Pogo Stick by Colin Cotterill Summary

The fifth Dr. Siri Paiboun mystery Seven female Hmong villagers kidnap Dr. Siri on orders from the village elder who hopes that Yeh Ming, the thousand-year-old shaman who shares the doctor’s body, will consent to exorcise the headman’s daughter. He fears that her soul has been possessed by a demon due to the curse of a mysterious Western artifact. Siri agrees to help and, in so doing, brings to pass a prediction of Auntie Bpoo, a transvestite fortune-teller. From the Trade Paperback edition.

My Gramma and Her Pogo Stick

My Gramma and Her Pogo Stick Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Paula Moyer Savaiano
Editor: WestBow Press
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My Gramma and Her Pogo Stick by Paula Moyer Savaiano Summary

My gramma is young at heart and full of fun. There is nothing that she wont try, including a romp on a pogo stick. When Gramma has a slight pogo stick mishap, her friends come to her rescue and give her some valuable advice.

Biology of Poxviruses

Biology of Poxviruses Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Samuel Dales,B.G.T. Pogo
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3709186250
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Biology of Poxviruses by Samuel Dales,B.G.T. Pogo Summary

This volume, Biology of Poxviruses, marks our debut as editors of this well known series. We plan to continue the tradition of providing a forum for exten sive, critical reviews of individual virus groups, as exemplified by the present volume. But the pace of discovery is accelerating so rapidly that we feel the need to offer an additional format: volumes that contain collections of shorter, topical reviews on a group of related subjects. Such collections might cut across con ventional boundaries between virus groups, dealing, as an example, with a partic ular aspect of virus-cell interaction. Admittedly, this new format stretches the term "monograph" beyond the accepted definition, but we believe that we should pay that price to maintain the usefulness of the series as a medium of scientific communication. Whenever possible, we will enlist the aid of deputy editors to bring such col lections to fruition. As in the past, the editors and the publisher will welcome suggestions for topics and contributions.

Industrial Design and Mechanics Power II

Industrial Design and Mechanics Power II Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Usik Lee
Editor: Trans Tech Publications Ltd
ISBN: 3038262773
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Industrial Design and Mechanics Power II by Usik Lee Summary

Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the 2013 2nd International Conference on Industrial Design and Mechanics Power (ICIDMP 2013) August 24-25, 2013, Nanjing, China. Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS). The 216 papers are grouped as follows: Chapter 1: Mechanics, Dynamics of Systems, Structures, Fluids; Chapter 2: System Modeling, Analysis, Simulation, Software; Chapter 3: System Design, Testing, Identification, Monitoring Technologies; Chapter 4: Materials and Technologies of Material Processing; Chapter 5: Sensors, Measurements, Automation and Controls, Robotics; Chapter 6: Signal and Data Processing, Information Technologies and Communication; Chapter 7: Industrial Design and Engineering Management; Chapter 8: Environmental Engineering and Human Safety; Chapter 9: Related Themes.

Integrity and Accountability in Government

Integrity and Accountability in Government Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Carmen R. Apaza
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317115171
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Integrity and Accountability in Government by Carmen R. Apaza Summary

The Inspector General (IG)'s mission is to expose fraud, waste and abuse as well as promoting efficiency in federal agencies. Each year billions of dollars are returned to the Federal government or are better spent based on recommendations from IGs reports. IG investigations have also contributed to the prosecution of thousands of wrongdoers including contractors and public employees. With scarce literature on Inspectors General (IGs), Apaza addresses this by looking at the Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) which has proven to be of significant benefit to the US government.

The C. S. Lewis Collection: Biographical Works

The C. S. Lewis Collection: Biographical Works Pdf/ePub eBook Author: C. S. Lewis
Editor: HarperCollins
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With his trademark warmth and wit, Lewis shares his biographical and personal faith journey with readers. Includes: • Surprised by Joy • A Grief Observed • All My Road Before Me • Letters to an American Lady • Letters of C. S. Lewis • The Collected Letters of C. S. Lewis, Volume I • The Collected Letters of C. S. Lewis, Volume II • The Collected Letters of C. S. Lewis, Volume III

Advanced Information and Computer Technology in Engineering and Manufacturing, Environmental Engineering

Advanced Information and Computer Technology in Engineering and Manufacturing, Environmental Engineering Pdf/ePub eBook Author: M.L. Li,G.W. Zhang
Editor: Trans Tech Publications Ltd
ISBN: 3038261793
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Advanced Information and Computer Technology in Engineering and Manufacturing, Environmental Engineering by M.L. Li,G.W. Zhang Summary

Selected, peer reviewed papers from the 2013 International Conference on Advances in Materials Science and Manufacturing Technology (AMSMT 2013), May 18-19, 2013, Xiamen, Fujian, China

Just a Matter of Times

Just a Matter of Times Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David Nickeson
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781469109626
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Our story begins in 1988. The Cold War continues. David Blade is a spy for a super secret espionage agency, AEGIS (Allied Espionage Group Intelligence Service) which serves as a watchdog over western intelligence agencies. Blades employer, AEGIS, also handles missions deemed too politically difficult for the CIA or MI5. Our story opens with Blade completing a mission. On returning to AEGIS headquarters Blade is told he is to old for fieldwork and is to be retired. Events transpiring in a Russian research facility cause AEGIS to bring Blade out of his recent forced retirement and send him into Siberia for one last mission. An accident at the Soviet research facility has caused the Chief Soviet scientist to discover a crude means of time travel into the past. The accident threw his daughter and a logbook of important data into the past to the year 1908. The leader of the first KGB team sent back in time to retrieve the data and girl goes rogue kills his teammates takes the girl and defects into 1908. Blade must follow her trail to the past and find her and the data before another competing KGB team. Blade must display initiative and creativity in this low-tech environment as he follows the girls trail across Siberia on the Trans-Siberian Express into Czarist Russia and Moscow. Blade is competing against time in more ways than one as he must return the woman to the specific point where they were inserted to the past in Siberia before she Phase-Locks with the past. Blade has only 23 days to find her in Moscow and return her to Siberia using 1908 modes of transport.

Hi There, Boys and Girls!

Hi There, Boys and Girls! Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tim Hollis
Editor: Univ. Press of Mississippi
ISBN: 1628469021
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Whatever happened to Bozo the Clown, to Aunt Norma, to Solomon C. Whiskers, those television celebrities who hammed it up between cartoons and contests during local kids' shows? In Hi There, Boys and Girls! America's Local Children's TV Programs, Tim Hollis tracks down the story of every known local children's TV show from markets across the United States. There have been many books about children's television on the networks, and such shows as Captain Kangaroo, Howdy Doody, and Sesame Street are legends in broadcasting. However, the local branch of children's programming has received much less attention. For every performer on the scale of a Captain Kangaroo or a Buffalo Bob, there were five or six local personalities who were just as beloved by their viewers--and sometimes even more so--since these local stars could be counted on for appearances at stores, children's hospitals, and shopping centers, where kids could meet them face-to-face. Anyone over the age of thirty who grew up with a TV set will remember at least one or two of these productions. Whether it was hosted by a cowboy character, a clown such as the one on the many-franchised Bozo shows, a policeman, a sea captain who showed Popeye cartoons, or one of the gentle and lovely ladies who presided over Romper Room, these hometown stars were some of the Baby Boomers' first friends. Although children loved them, these hard-working performers garnered less respect from the rest of the TV industry. Hi There, Boys and Girls! includes a capsule history of this programming from the earliest days of radio to the early 1970s, when a combination of social changes and broadcast regulations sent most of the hosts into retirement. Walt Disney once observed that while there is very little adult in a child, there is a lot of child in every adult. This book will bring back a flood of long-submerged memories for anyone who was a child during this golden era.

The Mobile Internet

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Getting into Guinness

Getting into Guinness Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Larry Olmsted
Editor: Harper Collins
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A fascinating mix of participatory journalism and history, Getting Into Guinness is the never-before told story of the bestselling copyrighted book of all time. Veteran reporter Larry Olmsted began a personal quest to break an existing world record, then to set another one, and soon he was fully immersed in the crazy and highly competitive world of record breaking. This is his behind-the-scenes report of the characters who created the famous record book and continue to make it wackier and wackier with every passing year. The enthralling 50-year history of the Guinness World Records is a story of phenomenal success, equally compelling failures, and extreme oddities. People all over the world strive to get into the book, often in the most unbelievable ways. Olmsted chronicles some of the funniest and most interesting Guinness record holders from a uniquely insider perspective: he himself is one of them. It all began with a gentleman's wager over which was the fastest game bird in Europe, the golden plover or the grouse. The attempt to answer this question has sold more than 100 million books in dozens of languages and every corner of the globe. Today, there is heated competition for the record to hold the most records (currently held by Ashrita Furman, 114 records and counting), as well as classic curiosities that have lasted for decades (the tallest man in history is still Robert Wadlow, at 8' 11"). Interwoven into all of this is Olmsted's account of his own two successful recordsetting attempts, the first involving traveling halfway around the world with his golf shoes—"Greatest Distance Between Two Rounds of Golf on the Same Day"—and the second causing him to nearly lose his mind while playing the world's longest poker session. Why do people devote so much energy to get into the record book, often at great risk? Why do the most extreme fans devote their entire lives to this pursuit? Why is society so obsessed with records and record breaking? Why do Americans alone buy a million and a half copies of the famous book every year, propelling it to the top of the bestseller lists decade after decade? Why do readers of all generations remember the same record holding icons, the fattest twins, the longest fingernails, and the tallest man? After his own journey inside the world of record breaking, these are the questions Olmsted attempts to answer. In the tradition of the bestselling Word Freak—a mélange of travelogue, memoir, investigative journalism, and history—Getting Into Guinness is a must-read for anyone who has ever read Guinness World Records and wondered why someone would grow their fingernails for an entire lifetime.

The Narnian

The Narnian Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Alan Jacobs
Editor: Harper Collins
ISBN: 006175014X
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A journey into the imagination of C.S. Lewis explores the themes and life events that contributed to The Chronicles of Narnia, the most enduring classics of children’s literature C.S. Lewis was one of the intellectual giants of the 20th century and arguably the most influential Christian writer of his day. Yet among his poetry, literary history and criticism, novels and Christian apologetics stands a unique, delightfully imaginative children’s series called The Chronicles of Narnia, which have become enduring classics. Alan Jacobs takes this imaginary world of Narnia and uses the themes and stories found within to explore the imaginative life of C.S. Lewis. Not just a conventional, straightforward biography of Lewis, Jacobs instead seeks a more elusive quarry: an understanding of the way Lewis’s experiences, both direct and literary, formed themselves into patterns—themes that then shaped his thought and writings, especially the stories of Narnia.

Strategies for Selecting and Verifying Hearing Aid Fittings

Strategies for Selecting and Verifying Hearing Aid Fittings Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael Valente
Editor: Thieme
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Strategies for Selecting and Verifying Hearing Aid Fittings by Michael Valente Summary

This current and expanded edition of a bestselling text is divided into four sections, organized to follow the sequence in which decisions are made regarding hearing aid fittings, and featuring new chapters on middle ear implants, hearing aid counseling, and infection control. Other chapters have been revised to reflect the latest developments in the field, such as: improving speech recognition with directional microphones; changing standards for measuring real-ear performance; and new prescriptive procedures for severe hearing loss.The text features contributions from internationally renowned experts in the field who share their extensive knowledge and clinical experience. It covers the six most common forms of hearing loss practitioners will encounter in their own practice--noise-induced, symmetrical, asymmetrical, unilateral, conductive, and severe hearing loss--with instructions on applying the newest technology to each hearing impaired group. Key features:·Addresses the six most common types of hearing loss that comprise 90-95% of the situations audiologists encounter daily·Organized to follow the decision-making progress in selecting and verifying hearing aid fittings·Fully updated with state-of-the-art technology on implantable hearing aids, directional microphones, and more·A valuable glossary of terms at the end of the text--helpful for students and specialists alikeTogether with its updated companion text, Hearing Aids: Standards, Options, and Limitations, this book forms the basis of a complete reference library on selecting, ordering, measuring, and verifying hearing aid fittings and performance.

Collected Letters Volume One: Family Letters 1905–1931

Collected Letters Volume One: Family Letters 1905–1931 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: C. S. Lewis
Editor: HarperCollins UK
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Collected Letters Volume One: Family Letters 1905–1931 by C. S. Lewis Summary

This collection brings together the best of C.S. Lewis’s letters – some published for the first time. Arranged in chronological order, this is the first volume covering Family Letters: 1905-1931.

Let's Doodle-2

Let's Doodle-2 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rob
Editor: New Saraswati House India Pvt Ltd
ISBN: 9351991245
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Activity Book. The ebook version does not contain CD.

Let's Doodle-4

Let's Doodle-4 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rob
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Into the Bermuda Triangle

Into the Bermuda Triangle Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Gian Quasar
Editor: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071467032
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Still unsolved, still baffling, still claiming new victims. Here are the untold stories. A pilot reports a strange haze enveloping his plane, then disappears; eleven hours after fuel starvation, as if calling from a void, he is heard 600 miles away. He requests permission to land, then vanishes forever. A freighter steaming over placid seas disappears without a trace. A pleasure yacht ghosts past without a soul on board. A pilot calls for help because a "weird object" is harassing his plane. A jet collides with an "unknown" and is never found. . . . Into the Bermuda Triangle is the first comprehensive examination of these baffling disappearances in more than a generation. Drawing on official reports from the NTSB and other investigative agencies as well as interviews with scientists, theorists, and survivors, leading authority Gian Quasar not only sets the record straight on previously examined cases, he also offers a bulging file of new cases, the collective results of his twelve-year investigation. In meticulous detail this unflinching account: Documents confirmed disappearances of airplanes and ships Gathers new testimony and reexamines old interviews from eyewitnesses and survivors Explores possible explanations ranging from zero-point energy to magnetic vortices Challenges our assumptions with the sheer weight of accumulated evidence In this age of technological and scientific discovery, there are still mysteries that transcend understanding. The Bermuda Triangle is one. "The best book I've ever read on this important subject."—Andrew Griffin, The Town Talk

Saga of the Swamp Thing Book Two

Saga of the Swamp Thing Book Two Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Len Wein,Alan Moore
Editor: Vertigo
ISBN: 1401241166
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Saga of the Swamp Thing Book Two by Len Wein,Alan Moore Summary

Created out of the Swamp by a freak accident, Swamp Thing is an elemental creature who uses the forces of nature and wisdom of the plant kingdom to fight the polluted world's self-destruction. Alan Moore took the Swamp Thing to new heights in the1980s with his unique narrative approach. His provocative and groundbreaking writing, combined with masterly artwork by some of the medium's top artists, made SWAMP THING one of the great comics of the late twentieth century. In this secondcollection, The Swamp Thing says goodbye to the illusion of his own humanity after learning that he is 100% plant, meets a crew of benevolent alien invaders inspired by the classic comic strip Pogo (also set in the swamp), and consummates hisrelationship with Abigail Arcane as only he could. Collects SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING #28-34 and SWAMP THING ANNUAL #2.

Secret Agent Jack Stalwart: Book 6: The Pursuit of the Ivory Poachers: Kenya

Secret Agent Jack Stalwart: Book 6: The Pursuit of the Ivory Poachers: Kenya Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Elizabeth Singer Hunt
Editor: Running Press Kids
ISBN: 1602862087
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Secret Agent Jack Stalwart: Book 6: The Pursuit of the Ivory Poachers: Kenya by Elizabeth Singer Hunt Summary

Jack finally receives a coded message from his brother Max, possibly detailing his whereabouts. But duty calls, and Jack is whisked away to the sweltering savannah of Kenya before he can decipher it. Once there, a wise and kind Masai chief alerts Jack to a series of elephant killings where the corpses have been robbed of their tusks. Jack must find the malevolent ring of poachers responsible before more of these endangered species are destroyed.

Lies about Learning

Lies about Learning Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Larry Israelite
Editor: American Society for Training and Development
ISBN: 156286498X
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Lies About Learning is a frank and entertaining look at where myth and reality diverge in the multi-billion-dollar workplace learning industry. Written by 12 high-level executives from a wide range of industries, Lies About Learning offers a rare insight into the business of organizational learning. From e-learning, to learning management, to leadership programs, to research and the value of consultants, this book exposes the most prevalent myths and offers the counterweight of reality and real world practice. In the end, Lies About Learning provides executives and learning professionals with the tools to ask the right questions and to make learning decisions that are measurable, predictable, and meaningful for their organizations.

The Organic Globalizer

The Organic Globalizer Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Christopher Malone,George Martinez Jr.
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
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The Organic Globalizer by Christopher Malone,George Martinez Jr. Summary

The Organic Globalizer is a collection of critical essays which takes the position that hip-hop holds political significance through an understanding of its ability to at once raise cultural awareness, expand civil society's focus on social and economic justice through institution building, and engage in political activism and participation. Collectively, the essays assert hip hop's importance as an “organic globalizer:” no matter its pervasiveness or reach around the world, hip-hop ultimately remains a grassroots phenomenon that is born of the community from which it permeates. Hip hop, then, holds promise through three separate but related avenues: (1) through cultural awareness and identification/recognition of voices of marginalized communities through music and art; (2) through social creation and the institutionalization of independent alternative institutions and non-profit organizations in civil society geared toward social and economic justice; and (3) through political activism and participation in which demands are articulated and made on the state. With editorial bridges between chapters and an emphasis on interdisciplinary and diverse perspectives, The Organic Globalizer is the natural scholarly evolution in the conversation about hip-hop and politics.

Pogo und Polente

Pogo und Polente Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jochen Till
Editor: Tulipan Verlag
ISBN: 3864294215
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"Ich gehe eben gern in die Schule", sage ich leise. "Du gehst gern in die Schule?", wiederholt Papa entsetzt. "Das glaub ich ja wohl nicht! Du bist mein Sohn! Du kannst nicht gern in die Schule gehen! Die Schule ist der Feind! Das habe ich dir schon tausendmal erklärt!" Pogos Welt ist verdreht. Er bekommt Ärger von seinen Eltern, wenn er gut in der Schule ist, wenn er zu ordentlich isst, wenn er zu leise Musik hört und auch wenn er sein Zimmer aufräumt. Seine Eltern sind nämlich Punks und nehmen ihr Punk-Sein sehr ernst. Die natürlichen Feinde eines jeden Punks sind Spießer und die Polizei. Eines Tages zieht ausgerechnet ein Polizist mit seiner Tochter Vanessa ins Nachbarhaus ein. Damit sind Nachbarschaftsstreitigkeiten vorprogrammiert. Vanessa ist ein eigentümliches Mädchen. Sie ist überkorrekt, meckert ständig herum, schreibt selbst gemalte Strafzettel für alles Mögliche und trägt immer eine Polizeiuniform, weshalb Pogo sie einfach nur Polente nennt. Doch als Pogos Fahrrad bei einer Diebstahlserie geklaut wird, ist Ermittlerin Vanessa zur Stelle. Gemeinsam nehmen Pogo und Vanessa die Spur des Täters auf. Nach und nach lernen sich die Kinder besser kennen und trotz aller Unterschiede entsteht eine wahre Freundschaft. Und sogar die Väter, die unterschiedlicher nicht sein könnten, nähern sich langsam einander an.

C. S. Lewis: A Biography

C. S. Lewis: A Biography Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Roger Lancelyn Green,Walter Hooper
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This is the true story of C.S. Lewis – one of the greatest writers of the 20th-century – whose books for children and adults have become much loved classics.

Delia And Mark Owens In Africa

Delia And Mark Owens In Africa Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Delia Owens
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ISBN: 035839421X
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Delia Owens, author of the best-selling Where the Crawdads Sing, began her career writing riveting real-life adventure and wildlife tales with her husband, Mark Owens. Collected in a single volume for the first time, these three odysseys show how the Owenses’ “ingenuity, courage, and accomplishment are beyond exaggeration.” (People) Carrying little more than a change of clothes and a pair of binoculars, two young Americans, Delia and Mark Owens, caught a plane to Africa, bought a third-hand Land Rover, and drove deep into the Kalahari Desert. In this vast wilderness they met animals that had never seen humans before, and leopards, giraffes, and brown hyenas were regular visitors to their camp, all chronicled in Cry of the Kalahari. But the Kalahari is not Eden, and Mark and Delia were continually threatened by wildfires, drought, violent storms, and sometimes by the animals they studied and loved. They set off on another African odyssey in search of a new wilderness in The Eye of the Elephant. They land in a remote valley of Zambia, where the hippos swam in the river just below their tents, lions stalked the bush, and elephants wandered into camp to eat marula fruits. The peace, though, was soon shattered with gunfire, and Delia and Mark were inexorably drawn into a high-stakes struggle to save the wildlife. With Secrets of the Savanna, Delia and Mark tell the dramatic story of their last years in Africa, fighting to save elephants, villagers, and—in the end—themselves. The award-winning zoologists and pioneering conservationists describe their work in the remote and ruggedly beautiful Luangwa Valley, in northeastern Zambia.

Let's Doodle-8

Let's Doodle-8 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rob
Editor: New Saraswati House India Pvt Ltd
ISBN: 935199130X
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iPhoneS X Android

iPhoneS X Android Pdf/ePub eBook Author: CG
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特色:以智能手機及平板電腦生活應用和玩樂為宗旨,專注發掘各種秘技突破,不斷評測、推介各類好玩實用Apps,並附有週邊產品介紹。

The Consequentiality of Communication

The Consequentiality of Communication Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stuart J. Sigman
Editor: Routledge
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In a bold attempt to redirect the ways theories of communication are conceived and research on communication processes are conducted, this volume questions prevailing communication scholarship that emphasizes the cultural, psychological, and sociological variables that impact on, and/or are impacted by, communication. Instead of focusing on the consequences of communication, this books urges readers to examine the consequentiality of communication -- what it is about the communication process that enables it to play a defining role in our lives. Communication is not a neutral conveyor of meanings derived from culture, cognition, or social structure, and is not explained by correlations with external variables. Meaning emerges from the communication process itself; it is dependent upon what transpires during the real-time moments of communicators behaving with each other. To properly study this new paradigm, a new vocabulary for thinking about the consequentiality of communication is needed and proposed. Four theoretical orientations are used to stake out this new territory: coordinated management of meaning, neo-rhetorical theory, conversation analysis, and social communication theory. While there are points of agreement and overlap on the need to study communication as inherently consequential, there are also differences across the four theories -- in the value of "rules" as an explanatory concept, on the relationship between structure and process, and on the very constitution of a "theory." Thus, this book has the benefit of articulating a new paradigm for communication scholarship without losing sight of the discipline's rich diversity.

Business Statistics - SBPD Publications

Business Statistics - SBPD Publications Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dr. B. N. Gupta
Editor: SBPD Publications
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Business Statistics - SBPD Publications by Dr. B. N. Gupta Summary

1.Statistics : Meaning, Nature and Limitations, 2 .Statistics : Scope and Importance, 3. Statistical Investigation, 4. Types and Collection of Data, 5 .Questionnaire and Schedule, 6 .Sample Survey, 7 .Editing of Collected Data , 8. Classification and Tabulation of Data, 9. Diagrammatic Presentation of Data, 10. Graphic Presentation of Data, 11. Construction of Frequency Distribution, 12. Measures of Central Tendency , 13. Geometric Mean and Harmonic Mean, 14. Partition Values, 15. Measures of Dispersion, 16. Measures of Skewness, 17. Moments, 18. Measures of Kurtosis, 19. Correlation, 20. Index Numbers , 21. Analysis of Time Series , 22. Interpolation and Extrapolation, 23. Regression Analysis , 24. Probability Theory, 25. Probability Distributions or Theoretical Frequency Distributions, 26. Association of Attributes , 27. Sampling Theory and Tests of Significance , 28. Chi-Square Test and Goodness of Fit, 29. Analysis of Variance , 30. Statistical Quality Control, Appendix.

In Her Shoes

In Her Shoes Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Madonna Dries Christensen
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Madonna Dries Christensens poignant memoir, In Her Shoes, is a superb model for the preservation of personal family memories. Anyone who wishes to record his or her own family history should read this book first. With precise writing and awe-inspiring photos, Madonna has created a cherished keepsake for her immediate family as well as for posterity. As she aptly states in this memorable memoir: We become who we are because of who we were; a culmination of the momentous and the minutiae. E. P. Ned Burke, author of seven novels and editor of Yesterdays Magazette and Writers Magazette This beautiful collection of stories creates, piece-by-loving-piece, the picture of a life well and richly lived. Madonna turns something as small as her first sip of Coca-Cola into a sensual drama and a morality play! After you read the final story, about the death of her beloved mother, youll want to hug your loved ones to you and tell them you love them. Marshall Cook, an emeritus professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is the author of 30 books. He edits a free online newsletter for writers called Extra Innings (www.dcs.wisc.edu/lsa/writing/extrainnings). This tender and skillful tribute to her mother by Madonna Dries Christensen will certainly be treasured by her extended family for its careful curation of dear family history. The rest of us will enjoy the lively stories and nod in recognition of characters who have their counterparts in our own families. With her thoughtful narration and gallery of old photos, the author hopes to inspire others to record family memories while there is time. Enjoy this collection and start your own! Becky Haigler, editor, Silver Boomer Books, and author of not so GRIMM: gentle fables and cautionary tales.

How I Wonder What You Are

How I Wonder What You Are Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jane Lovering
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In this delightfully down-to-earth romantic comedy, love is in the stars . . . It’s been over eighteen months since Molly Gilchrist has had a man (in any way), so when she stumbles upon one lying passed out—and stark naked—on the moors one morning, it seems like the universe is having a laugh at her expense. But her discovery, Dr. Phinneas Baxter, is not your everyday drunken layabout, as Molly is soon to discover. He’s got a PhD in astrophysics, a razor-sharp wit, and a trainwreck of a romantic past that’s a match for Molly’s own love life. Neither Molly nor Phinn is in any hurry to get mixed up with the other. But sometimes the last person you’re looking for is the first person you’d like to find . . .

Looking for Calvin and Hobbes

Looking for Calvin and Hobbes Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nevin Martell
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For ten years, Calvin and Hobbes was one the world's most beloved comic strips. And then, on the last day of 1995, the strip ended. Its mercurial and reclusive creator, Bill Watterson, not only finished the strip but withdrew entirely from public life. In Looking for Calvin and Hobbes, Nevin Martell sets out on a very personal odyssey to understand the life and career of the intensely private man behind Calvin and Hobbes. Martell talks to a wide range of artists and writers (including Dave Barry, Harvey Pekar, and Brad Bird) as well as some of Watterson's closest friends and professional colleagues, and along the way reflects upon the nature of his own fandom and on the extraordinary legacy that Watterson left behind. This is as close as we're ever likely to get to one of America's most ingenious and intriguing figures - and it's the fascinating story of an intrepid author's search for him, too.

Pogo w tramwaju

Pogo w tramwaju Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marcin Mały
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Tytułowe pogo to przypominający bijatykę grupowy taniec na koncertach rockowych i punkowych, w Polsce rozpowszechniony na festiwalu w Jarocinie w latach młodości autora zbioru. Taniec ten, swoisty rytuał punkowy, polega na bardzo chaotycznym wzajemnym odbijaniu się od siebie, przepychankach w tańczącym tłumie i nacieraniu na pobliskie osoby. Zupełnie jak jazda w tramwaju w godzinach szczytu. Ten zbiór to właśnie mieszanina krajobrazów miejskich i subkulturowych, które złożyły się na twórczą sylwetkę autora. Pierwszy zbiór poezji z roku 1991, zawiera wiersz nagrodzony w XV Ogólnopolskim Konkursie Poetyckim im. H. Poświatowskiej w Częstochowie.

Dimension Why #2: Revenge of the Sequel

Dimension Why #2: Revenge of the Sequel Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Cusick
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John Cusick returns with the second hilarious installment of his middle grade duology about a 31st-century boy and a 21st-century girl who team up to save the universe. Phineas T. Fogg and Lola Ray may have just saved the universe without really trying, but it’s going to take a lot of work to get Lola back home to the twenty-first century. Their only hope is to find Dimension Why. Good thing Lola’s father left her a map embossed on a Twinkie. But before Phin and Lola can begin their search, a mysterious girl, wearing a bathrobe and riding a dragon, absconds with the special snack cake! And, oh right, the mystery girl wants to destroy the universe! Now the two besties must travel the galaxy, escape the clutches of the Golden Cathedral, and face down the all-powerful evil AI of a floundering interstellar publishing company. As they begin to uncover the truth about their mysterious foe, Phineas and Lola realize that there’s more to this Twinkie-stealing, dragon-riding girl than meets the eye. Pop open a Maybe Meal, heat up some baked beans, and get ready to save the universe one last time, we promise . . . with the second book in this hilarious adventure series by acclaimed author John Cusick.

The Wishmakers

The Wishmakers Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tyler Whitesides
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062568337
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“Looking for a fantastically fast-paced and funny read? Your wish is granted!” —Chris Grabenstein, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Twelve-year-old Ace’s life is about to change in the most unexpected and magical ways—all because of a peanut butter jar. When he opens it, he inadvertently releases a genie named Ridge. Now a Wishmaker, Ace is given a week to complete a seemingly impossible quest, and if he fails the world will end in the most tragic (but cuddly) way imaginable. Luckily, Ridge can help by granting Ace an unlimited number of wishes…as long as Ace is willing to accept the consequences. The bigger the wish, the greater the consequence. So, if Ace wants to avoid having pogo sticks for legs or his clothes turn invisible, he'll have to be careful what he wishes for and get a little creative. Perfect for fans of Dan Gutman and Max Brallier, this new middle grade series by Tyler Whitesides (author of the Janitors series) is a wonderful mix of unpredictable magic, zany humor, and daring adventure. You’ll wish it never ends!

Insects

Insects Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Seymour Simon
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ISBN: 0062289160
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Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon explores the wonderful world of insects, with fascinating facts and stunning full-color photographs, in his latest nonfiction picture book. Readers will learn all about insects’ life stages, senses, bodies, and the many different kinds, including beetles, ladybugs, bees, butterflies, and more! This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8. It’s a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children. This updated edition includes: Stunning full-color photographs Glossary Index Website and additional reading sources Supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards

Solving for Project Risk Management: Understanding the Critical Role of Uncertainty in Project Management

Solving for Project Risk Management: Understanding the Critical Role of Uncertainty in Project Management Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Christian Smart
Editor: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 1260473848
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Risk is real—but you can manage it with this hard-hitting guide to reducing risk on any project, in any industry All projects, large and small, are subject to various risks. But the failure to manage inherent risk with diligence and know-how can lead to devastating consequences for an organization. In this comprehensive hands-on guide, a renowned expert in the field provides everything organizations need to conduct project risk management the right way. Why do so many projects come in over schedule and over budget? How do projected expenditures and schedules line up with reality? How can you accurately assess risk to mitigate financial disaster? Through a methodical, statistics-based approach, Christian B. Smart reveals: The enduring problem of cost and schedule growth How rigorous project risk management can reduce the impact of uncertainty The systematic tendency to underestimate risk—and how to avoid it Ways to accurately assess confidence levels in project risk management The need for proper risk management at the portfolio level The author lays out common problems and explains how to effectively solve them. And while he employs a wealth of illustrative charts, graphs, and statistics, he presents the material in an accessible style, and peppers the text with powerful personal anecdotes. Ideal for project managers, business analysts, and senior decision makers in both the public and private sectors, Solving for Project Risk Management offers everything you need to ensure your projects run smoothly, on budget, and deliver the expected outcomes.

The Dance Cure

The Dance Cure Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Peter Lovatt
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 006304689X
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The founder of the Dance Psychology Lab, Dr. Peter Lovatt, reveals the surprising cognitive and emotional benefits of dancing and prescriptive ways to dance yourself happy. Dancing isn’t just good exercise. Surrendering yourself to the beat can have a far-reaching impact on all areas of your life –it can help you communicate better, to think more creatively, and can be a powerful catalyst for change. Losing yourself in the moment to a song or piece of music can also alleviate anxiety, depression, and feelings of isolation, Dr. Peter Lovatt has found. Drawing on great stories from dance history as well as fascinating case studies from his Dance Psychology Lab and his own life, Dr Lovatt shares his best steps and routines, as well as top dance anthems to inspire everyone—even those who believe they “can't dance”—to turn the music on, stand up, and dance themselves happy. The Dance Cure is filled with surprising prescriptions covering a variety of needs, revealing how a particular type of dance can help. Looking to become more empathetic? Pair up for a Scottish country dance Eager to enhance your creativity? Shake it up with contemporary dance Need to de-stress? Let loose with punk-era pogo Looking to prolong your life? Zumba is the secret In need of showing yourself more love? Go solo as you trip the light fantastic. Want to bolster your self-confidence? Try ballet and belly dance. An irresistible blend of science and whimsy, The Dance Cure shows you how to turn the beat—and your life—around.

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