Language Level: Intermediate Education Sector.High School, Pre-University (Intensive type programs), Adult Education How much dirt is there in a hole exactly
one foot deep and one foot wide? None. A hole is empty! Students' minds will be far from empty with this humorous book! Riddles provide a wealth of opportunity to gain new insights into the American English language and culture. Each one is accompanied by text that helps ESL students master the underlying linguistic and cultural reasons why the joke is funny. For example, How do you keep a rhinoceros from charging? (Take away his credit cards) points out the double meaning of the word charge. Categories include riddles whose solutions depend on a play on words or cultural understanding, or those that present a logic problem. Comic art makes this a delightful way to learn English!
Leil Lowndes' How to Talk to Anyone offers 101 time-tested hints, tips, and techniques for confidently communicating with others. A bestselling author and renowned communications consultant, Lowndes focuses on ice-breaking skills and communication techniques that are proven successful when making a positive first impression, establishing instant rapport and credibility, and more.
Evolution is just a theory, isn’t it? What is a scientific theory anyway? Don’t scientists prove things? What is the difference between a fact, a hypothesis and a theory in science? How does scientific thinking differ from religious thinking? Why are most leading scientists atheists? Are science and religion compatible? Why are there so many different religious beliefs but only one science? What is the evidence for evolution? Why does evolution occur? If you are interested in any of these questions and have some knowledge of biology, this book is for you.
By default, in Windows 7 and Vista Windows Backup notifies end-users to configure Windows Backup. Notifications can appear in the Action Center after seven days without having configured Windows Backup, or when an end-user attaches an external hard drive.
If you wish, you can add the option Delete Folder Contents to the right click context menu. So if you do not want to delete the whole folder but only to empty its contents, you need not open the folder, select all and then click Delete.
The Home Repair Handbook from Sunset Books is the do-it-yourselfer’s comprehensive guide to repairing and maintaining a home. Quick fix-ups and major repairs are explained in step-by-step instructions, and cutaway drawings reveal the inner workings of your house and all of its systems, including major appliances and fixtures. Learn how to replace a faulty switch or faucet, silence a squeaky stair, patch roof shingles, fix a garage door, fill cracks and holes in plastered walls, and much more. There’s a glossary of terms and a section on tools, materials, and basic techniques to help you accomplish any job around the house. To keep your house trouble-free, you’ll find a year-round maintenance chart detailing when and where to check, and what to do seasonally.
iPad The Essential Handbook 2010 - the world's most awesome guide to the world's most awesome gadget! Packed with helpful advice to help you get the best from your iPad, our essential iPad handbook is the only guide to Apple's latest and greatest slab of technology you'll need! Whether you've only just bought an iPad — maybe it's your first Apple product! — or are a seasoned pro, we've got the perfect guide for you!
The second in a series of musical biographies, written and presented by broadcaster Jeremy Siepmann with Anton Lesser as Chopin. In this four-CD set, the life and music of the revolutionary composer/pianist is unveiled in considerable detail with many musical examples.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins | 2004-09-01 | ISBN: 0781753244 | CHM | 320 pages | 10.94 MB
The maze of neuroanatomy, symptomatology, and neurologic syndromes can be daunting to the primary care practitioner. Patients are often quickly referred to a specialist or subjected to a range of expensive diagnostic tests. With this clear and practical reference, you will address the challenges of neurologic diagnosis and management at the primary care level--with straightforward illustrated guidance on neuroanatomy, physical examination, the neurologic workup, diagnostic tests, differential diagnosis, and treatment options
The leading book on Microsoft Office, now fully updated for Office 2010
Microsoft Office, the world’s leading productivity suite, has been updated with new tools. Veteran Office users as well as newcomers will need the comprehensive information in this bestselling All-in-One guide.
This book is a lot of fun. It covers both legal and illegal aspects of file sharing, primarily of finding music, movies, hacked software and adult entertainment. He covers a variety of file sharing networks and applications. But the primary value of the book is in the experience he impart. The etiquette of file sharing, how to secure your files and avoid the security problems.
The tutorial is on installing Suse Linux by using a USB drive if you don't have CD drive or for other reasons you went to install it from USB drive. Let's take it that you have downloaded a openSuse.iso file you want to install using stick.
There are times, when your system starts acting weird and suddenly in a blink all your work is gone. That is because most of us keep our data/file/documents in My Documents just because its the default place where everything you download from internet goes in.
A History of Money: From Ancient Times to Present Day
Publisher: University of Wales Press | PDF | 2003 | ISBN 0708317731 | 741 pages | 11.2 Mb
First published in hardback in 1994 and selected by the American Library Association as an Outstanding Academic Book, the revised and updated paperback edition includes the Barings crisis and the report by the Bank of England on Barings Bank; up-to-date information on the state of Japanese banking; changes in the financial scene in the United States; the UK housing market and the problem of negative equity
The search for clean, renewable energy sources has yielded enormous growth and new developments in these technologies in a few short years, driving down costs and encouraging utilities in many nations, both developed and developing, to add and expand wind and solar power capacity. The first, best-selling edition of Wind and Solar Power Systems provided the most complete and modern treatment of renewable energy. This second edition continues the tradition by offering updated and expanded coverage of this growing field.
Do more with your digital camera than you ever thought possible with help from this easy-to-use guide. You'll understand digital photography basics, learn to share results through e-mail or the Internet, store images electronically, apply advanced photography techniques, perform image editing, and much more. This book dissects digital photography in bite-sized, understandable sections that will help anyone--from beginner to professional--have a better digital camera experience.
Oxford University Press | English | 2006-04-07 | ISBN: 0192806807 | 224 pages | PDF | 13.3 MB
Health foods and dietary supplements are widely used throughout the world - it is estimated that more than seventy million people in Europe regularly buy these products, and it is a billion dollar business in the USA. Health foods include vitamins, minerals, cereals, nuts, herbal medicines, functional foods, and many others.
The contents of this book are presented at a theoretical-practical level. It explains robotics concepts in detail, concentrating on their practical use. Related theorems and formal proofs are provided, as are real-life applications. Students, researchers, and practicing engineers alike will appreciate this user-friendly presentation of a wealth of robotics topics, most notably orientation, velocity, and forward kinematics.
Joanna Martine Woolfolk | The Only Astrology Book You'll Ever Need
Taylor Trade Publishing | 2008 | ISBN: 1589793773 | Pages: 534 | PDF | 6.11 MB
Everyone's favorite astrology book, having sold over 500,000 copies, includes an interactive CD-ROM and a new redesign for 2008! This edition of The Only Astrology Book You'll Ever Need still includes detailed information about how to cast your own chart the old-fashioned way and more importantly, how to interpret it once you're finished. Find your place is the cosmos and determine the strengths and weaknesses of each Zodiac sign, and use the CD-ROM to cast your chart in minutes. Once your personalized astrological report is created, you will be directed to the corresponding pages in the book to read further about moon and sun signs, ascending signs, placement of the planets in their houses, and more.
Digital Photography Techniques features the most handy hints and tips on how to shoot quality pictures and improve your camera and digital imaging skills and is brought to you by the teams behind the highly respected What Digital Camera and Amateur Photographer magazines.
The story of Hitler's rise to power as leader of Germany, the destruction of democracy and civilized values in a great nation, together with World War II, for which he bears the principal responsibility, provide a painful historical lesson. The Hitler regime warns us of the destruction that ensues when a perverted ideology and a cult of leadership are combined with a polity where power is divorced from morality.
A collection of 32 projects for novice origami hobbyists, clearly illustrated with easy-to-follow instructions that even beginning papercrafters can follow with successful results. Subjects range from an ultra-simple hat, cup and pinwheel to the more challenging figures of a penguin and a piano.
Moodle is a highly extensible virtual learning environment and is used to deliver online teaching and training materials. Theming is one of the main features of Moodle that can be used to customize your online courses and make them look exactly how you want them to. If you have been looking for a book that will help you develop Moodle Themes that you are proud of, and that your students would enjoy, then this is the book for you.
Build unique mobile applications with the latest Android SDK
Written by an Android authority, this up-to-date resource shows you how to leverage the features of Android 2 to enhance existing products or create innovative new ones. Serving as a hands-on guide to building mobile apps using Android, the book walks you through a series of sample projects that introduces you to Android?s new features and techniques. Using the explanations and examples included in these pages, you?ll acquire the foundation needed to write compelling mobile applications that use Android, along with the flexibility to quickly adapt to future enhancements.
Visual Basic 2010 Unleashed is the most comprehensive, practical reference to modern object-oriented programming with Visual Basic 2010. Written by Visual Basic MVP Alessandro Del Sole, a long-time leader of the global VB community, this book illuminates the core of the VB language and demonstrates its effective use in a wide variety of programming scenarios.
Facts on File (6-2010) | PDF | 224 pages | 0816073678 | 15.4Mb
Nonmetals (Periodic Table of the Elements) /by Monica Halka (Author), Brian Nordstrom (Editor). Materials that are poor conductors of electricity are generally considered nonmetals. One important use of nonmetals is the ability to insulate against current flow. The Earth's atmosphere is composed of nonmetallic elements, but lightning can break down the electron bonds and allow huge voltages to make their way to the ground.
Water in its pure form is nonmetallic, though it almost always contains impurities called electrolytes that allow for an electric field.
Publisher: Ungar Pub Co | ISBN: 0804442754 | edition 1981 | PDF | 176 pages | 11,6 mb
Clearly written and well illustrated, this book provides the reader with a physical understanding of helicopter behavior, and a capability to quantitatively predict such behavior Written primarily for engineers and researchers, the book has also found wide readership amongst people, such as pilots and middle-level managers in industry and government, whose work requires them to have more than a general, qualitative understanding of the whys and wherefores of helicopter flight. Much of its success is credited to its approach which carefully guides the reader midway between a verbal, non-quantitative treatment on one hand
Publisher: Que 2010 | 312 Pages | ISBN: 0789743280 | PDF | 112 MB
This year, millions of new users will be searching for the easiest possible way to master Office 2010's new features - and, with Easy Microsoft Office 2010, you'll find exactly what you're looking for. This full-color, utterly simple, step-by-step book has been carefully crafted to provide instant access to the 100+ tasks you'll find most useful and valuable. As with all books in the Easy series, it's designed to teach visually: you never have to work your way through lengthy text explanations. Its large typeface makes it even more accessible to all readers - especially senior readers whose needs are disregarded by most computer books.
Cataloging everything from historic photographic processes to the latest advances in digital technology, this reference contains nearly 5,000 entries explaining the terms and techniques of photography. An ideal sourcebook for anyone with an interest in photography, entries include words associated with shooting techniques, digital imaging terms, specialized photographic subgenres, the science of photography, and notable photographers. Each entry blends ample cross-references with detailed explanations to pre both professional photographers and amateur photo enthusiasts with an essential resource.
Designed to help the underwater photographer make a smooth transition to digital imaging, this handbook discusses how to digitally refine, correct, and enhance underwater photographs. The equipment necessary for digital imaging for underwater photography is explained, and includes a discussion on the essentials of scanning in order to develop underwater pictures. Along with extensive information on Adobe Photoshop and how it can be used to edit underwater pictures, this new edition features instructions on how to use Adobe Photoshop Elements, a more basic program geared toward beginning photographers. Images and screenshots have also been updated, and information on the best software plug-ins for underwater imaging using Adobe Photoshop is pred.