The Worrier S Guide To Life

Autore: Gemma Correll
Editore: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1449470300
Grandezza: 36,86 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
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In her hugely popular comic drawings, Gemma Correll dispenses dubious advice and unreliable information on life as she sees it, including The Dystopian Zodiac, Reward Stickers for Grown-Ups, Palm Reading for Millennials, and a Map of the Introvert's Heart. For all you fellow agonizers, fretters, and nervous wrecks, this book is for you. Read it and weep...with laughter

Quantum Effects In Biology

Autore: Masoud Mohseni
Editore: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139952218
Grandezza: 11,36 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 790
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Quantum mechanics provides the most accurate microscopic description of the world around us, yet the interface between quantum mechanics and biology is only now being explored. This book uses a combination of experiment and theory to examine areas of biology believed to be strongly influenced by manifestly quantum phenomena. Covering subjects ranging from coherent energy transfer in photosynthetic light harvesting to spin coherence in the avian compass and the problem of molecular recognition in olfaction, the book is ideal for advanced undergraduate and graduate students in physics, biology and chemistry seeking to understand the applications of quantum mechanics to biology.

The Other Coast

Autore: Adrian Raeside
Editore: Andrews McMeel Publishing
ISBN: 1449437362
Grandezza: 47,98 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 1751
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What would road rage in Beverly Hills look like? From the whimsical perspective of The Other Coast creator Adrian Raeside, it would involve a prim-and-proper hurling of a jar of Grey Poupon at the offending driver. The Other Coast: Road Rage in Beverly Hills is the first collection of Adrian Raeside's strip featuring his off-kilter view of contemporary life. Raeside's lighthearted look at culture, politics, fashion, society, and life in general is both insightful and hilarious. Whether it's taking a clever poke at our obsession with wireless phones, our inability to maintain a workout program, or the witty banter of married life, The Other Coast is a bastion of original thinking, wry wit, and out-loud laughs. Much of the humor comes at the expense of Toulose, the eccentric screenwriter, and his cause-seeking wife, Vicki. But the strip also features a colorful cast of repair people, kids, contractors, tech-support goons, agents, pets, and much more. Those enjoying strips that provide more than the "same ol' schtick" are sure to relish a visit to The Other Coast, where folks aren't deep enough to be shallow.

Imaginary Economics

Autore: Olav Velthuis
Editore: NAI Publishers
ISBN: 9789056624019
Grandezza: 22,81 MB
Formato: PDF
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The age of thinking that art has nothing to do with the economy is clearly over. Imaginary Economics has to do with artists who analyze and parody economic processes and phenomena in their work. Aside from well-known figures from twentieth-century art, such as Marcel Duchamp, Yves Klein, Marcel Broodthaers and Joseph Beuys, a great many contemporary artists - including Jeff Koons, Santiago Sierra, Rob Scholte, Michael Landy and Matthieu Laurette - appear to be interested in the economy as well. Economically inspired art can evidently be seen as a refreshing source of knowledge on our market economy. From an unorthodox vantage point, Olav Velthuis (economics editor of de Volkskrant) sheds new light on the world of big money.

3d Animation Essentials

Autore: Andy Beane
Editore: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118239059
Grandezza: 23,47 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 1664
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The essential fundamentals of 3D animation for aspiring 3D artists 3D is everywhere--video games, movie and television special effects, mobile devices, etc. Many aspiring artists and animators have grown up with 3D and computers, and naturally gravitate to this field as their area of interest. Bringing a blend of studio and classroom experience to offer you thorough coverage of the 3D animation industry, this must-have book shows you what it takes to create compelling and realistic 3D imagery. Serves as the first step to understanding the language of 3D and computer graphics (CG) Covers 3D animation basics: pre-production, modeling, animation, rendering, and post-production Dissects core 3D concepts including design, film, video, and games Examines what artistic and technical skills are needed to succeed in the industry Offers helpful real-world scenarios and informative interviews with key educators and studio and industry professionals Whether you're considering a career in as a 3D artist or simply wish to expand your understanding of general CG principles, this book will give you a great overview and knowledge of core 3D Animation concepts and the industry.

Gender And Narrative In The Mahabharata

Autore: Simon Brodbeck
Editore: Routledge
ISBN: 113411995X
Grandezza: 55,99 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 3673
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The Sanskrit Mahabharata is one of the most important texts to emerge from the Indian cultural tradition. At almost 75,000 verses it is the longest poem in the world, and throughout Indian history it has been hugely influential in shaping gender and social norms. In the context of ancient India, it is the definitive cultural narrative in the construction of masculine, feminine and alternative gender roles. This book brings together many of the most respected scholars in the field of Mahabharata studies, as well as some of its most promising young scholars. By focusing specifically on gender constructions, some of the most innovative aspects of the Mahabharata are highlighted. Whilst taking account of feminist scholarship, the contributors see the Mahabharata as providing an opportunity to frame discussion of gender in literature not just in terms of the socio-historical roles of men and women. Instead they analyze the text in terms of the wider poetic and philosophical possibilities thrown up by the semiotics of gendering. Consequently, the book bridges a gap in text-critical methodology between the traditional philological approach and more recent trends in gender and literary theory. Gender and Narrative in the Mahabharata will be appreciated by readers interested in South Asian studies, Hinduism, religious studies and gender studies.

India S China War

Autore: Neville Maxwell
ISBN: 9788181581464
Grandezza: 14,94 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Maxwell does not fear standing up for what he thinks is the truth -- and here is a book that tells the truth about India's war with China. The author had access to documents that still remain classified in India as they contain sensitive material.

Children Of Fire

Autore: Drew Karpyshyn
Editore: Random House
ISBN: 1448148529
Grandezza: 63,51 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 7181
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For centuries after a devastating battle between the immortals, humanity has been protected from the Chaos realm by an invisible barrier known as the Legacy. But sealed behind the weakening barrier, the traitor Daemron makes one last, desperate bid for freedom: he casts his most deadly spell and curses four unsuspecting children. Born under the Blood Moon, they are destined to wield Daemron’s talismans of power, to either save the barrier – or bring it crashing down...

Baby S Very First Slide And See Animals

Autore: Fiona Watt
ISBN: 9781409581284
Grandezza: 26,32 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Part of a brand new series, from the team that brought you Baby's Very First Play Books, this engaging, interactive board book is specially designed for very young children, full of vivid colours, stylish illustrations and friendly animals. Simple slider mechanisms allow a picture to be transformed, as a bush baby peers out from his tree trunk home, some meerkats pop up from their underground burrows, a monkey swings through the trees.

Mezolith Vol 2

Autore: Ben Haggarty
Editore: Boom
ISBN: 1613985029
Grandezza: 59,81 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 6786
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Archaia is proud to present the worldwide debut of the second volume in Ben Haggarty and Adam Brockbank¡¯s stunning series of adventure set 10,000 years in the past. The Kansa tribe live on the eastern shores of Stone Age Britain, where danger is never far away. Step by step, Poika¡¯s journey into manhood continues¡ªcaught in a mesh of tribal hunts, gatherings, and feasts determined by the waxing and waning of 13 moons. The boundary between the real and imagined worlds blur as more and more of the Kansa cosmology is revealed in the dreams, nightmares, and ancestral beauty of Mezolith.