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Over the Mountain
Price: Free! Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Social science, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A look at the sea, the forest and the trees within from the view point of the animals. Showing how saving just one tree at a time can do a lot. And caring about our oceans.
La LLamada de Ícaro - por Víctor Salgado (Texto) y Remedios Remón (Ilustraciones)
Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: Spanish. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Transportation / Aviation
Introducción a la Historia de la Aviación para niños. Recomendado para niños de 7 a 12 años (Educación Primaria)
The Single Biggest Mistake People Make When Choosing A Puppy
You set the price! Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
By 7 weeks of age a puppy has already attained its adult dog character? This means that at the tender age of 49 days you can tell if your puppy is going to be outgoing in nature, shy, boisterous or the proverbial dominant alpha male. This booklet (Guide) shows you in simple easy-to-follow steps how to do just that.
Learn And Play With Numbers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 210. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Concepts / Counting & Numbers
A fun way to learn numbers.Play with the numbers and learn at the same time.
Movies That Witness Madness Part IV
Price: Free! Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
(5.00 from 1 review)
Movies That Witness Madness is an ongoing series exploring the trashy, schlocky, silly joys of midnight cinema. Part IV, "Dwain Esper Goes To The Drive-In" focuses on the peddlers of cheap Drive-In movies who became the kings of turning a profit from trash, including Herscell Gordon Lewis and Al Adamson.
That's Funny: A Theory of Humor
Price: Free! Words: 14,820. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ever wondered why we find something funny or why we laugh? You might be surprised by the reason. Have you ever wondered how people make up jokes? Would you like to be able to do so? A theory of humor is arrived at through the analysis of more than eighty fine jokes. Study has never been so much fun.
The Long Fuse - Why The Buddha Never Took Aspirin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Anxieties & Phobias, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
‘Hey, are you suffering from any disorders?’ ‘Hmm, I don’t think so.’ ‘Are you sure?’ ‘Yes, I am sure.’ ‘Then why were you in a lousy mood yesterday and gulping down those aspirins?’ ‘Oh, yesterday was real bad.’ ‘Why was it bad?’ ‘Well, I had slogged and burnt the midnight oil to help my client, and guess what happened?’
A Simpler Life - The Clark County Amish
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Amish
The Amish society and the modern world around them have learned to coexist in great numbers throughout Clark County, Wisconsin. While it is difficult to make generalizations about their lifestyle, this book illustrates what one might expect to observe when walking among their peaceful and modest settlements.
Poems
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 340. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Poems by Dr. Claus is a collection of black and white photographs taken by the author that seem to be illuminated by the starry skies as you walk along a garden path or a coastline. The photographs share the pages with poems that will delight your heart and whisper tenderly to you of love. Come join Dr. Claus on an evening walk across time, where poetry is the language.
How To Become A 30 Second Business Networking SuperStar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
Learn how to create an attention grabbing elevator speech and magnetic business networking introductions that will make you stand out as someone who others want to do business with.
The Future of Liberty
Price: Free! Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
An essay on the future of liberty in America after the political upheavals of 2012: solutions to help advance liberty with or without political parties.
All the Ways I Screwed Up My First Year of Teaching and How You Can Avoid Doing It, Too
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Education
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Veteran teacher Katrina Ayres showcases her disastrous first year of teaching in rural Hawaii. Somehow her teacher training didn't prepare her for The Monster Copier, Matthew the Plane-Hurler, and 80-hour workweeks. At the end of each chapter, she explains where her New Teacher Self went wrong and offers time-saving, practical hints and tricks you don't learn in teacher college.
Miracle At Fort Custer
Price: Free! Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
This narrative is not fiction, but documents what I consider to be an actual miracle which involved my life. You may read it and draw your own conclusions. Many people go through life looking for proof that God exists. This miracle came to me even though I am solidly steeled in my belief in God. If I find others who are moved by this I will publish Volume 2 with the bulk of the letters.
Chapter 10 - reactor (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,580. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
REACTOR IS AN INTERACTIVE PHYSICS engine from Havok that was integrated into 3ds Max 6 and has since become a robust and efficient way for creating all kinds of dynamic simulations in 3ds Max. Thanks to reactor, many animators and visual FX artists from all over the world were finally able to create believable and realistic dynamic animations in an extremely short amount of time.
Chapter 9 - Advanced mental ray Lighting (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,710. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This chapter delves into the advanced lighting techniques used within mental ray. We will focus on a CG-interior scene, an outdoor scene with HDR (High Dynamic Range) lighting, and then tie the two subjects together.
20 Free Ways to Advertise Your Website Online
Price: Free! Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Marketing
Free marketing methods tend to take longer to take hold than paid marketing such as advertising, but the benefit – other than the cost savings – is that their impact tends to last longer. With paid marketing, once your advertisement expires, there usually is a steep drop-off in traffic. But free marketing methods can continue to funnel visitors to your site for months or even years after.
Chapter 8 - Render to Texture (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
One of the main techniques used to reduce rendering calculation time is to remove all light calculations from a scene. In real time 3D, it is done by pre-processing all lighting solutions prior to loading the 3D content. All these light calculations, complex or not, are put directly into the texture maps of the models. This process is called render to texture or texture baking.
Chapter 7 - Exposure Lighting Analysis Tools (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Exposure Lighting Analysis tools can be used for simulating and analyzing physically based Sun, Sky, and artificial lighting in a 3D scene. Ideal for Architectural projects, these tools can help evaluate light intensity in your designs.
Chapter 4 - Advanced Unwrapping (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,560. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
In this chapter, I will try to cover techniques that should save you time and effort when unwrapping your meshes, whether inorganic surfaces or organic, fluid forms. Further on, I will discuss more advanced concepts of UVW mapping and try to explain what those coordinates really are, how they are seen by the 3D software, and how you should approach them for best results.
Chapter 3 - Advanced mental ray Shaders (3ds Max 2010 Architectural Visualization)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
In this chapter, I begin by pointing out some of the older material and giving you advice on what not to use anymore for both materials and shaders within mental ray.