Celebrity Feuds!: The Cattiest Rows, Spats, and Tiffs Ever by Boze Hadleigh

By Boze Hadleigh

Megastar Feuds! dishes the dust with in-depth tales of each be aware uttered, letter written, or fist swung from the cantankerous stars' first calamitous encounters to their deathbed declarations. Exposing the surprising strategies of the main sour competitors within the leisure and the vindictive, unseen ire of our favourite stars, this e-book finds Hollywood with all its claws bared.

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Developing Web Applications with Haskell and Yesod by Michael Snoyman

By Michael Snoyman

This fast-moving consultant introduces net program improvement with Haskell and Yesod, a powerful language/framework blend that helps high-performing purposes which are modular, type-safe, and concise. You’ll paintings with numerous samples to discover the best way Yesod handles widgets, types, patience, and RESTful content material. you furthermore may get an creation to numerous Haskell instruments to complement your uncomplicated wisdom of the language.

By the time you end this ebook, you’ll create a production-quality net software with Yesod’s ready-to-use scaffolding. You’ll additionally learn a number of real-world examples, together with a weblog, a wiki, a JSON net provider, and a Sphinx seek server.
* construct an easy software to benefit Yesod’s beginning datatype and net software Interface (WAI)
* Use Shakespearean template languages for HTML, CSS, and Javascript output
* Produce cleanser, extra modular code through studying how Yesod monads engage
* enforce the yesod-form declarative API to construct varieties on best of widgets
* learn the way Yesod and Haskell shop consultation facts and deal with endurance
* Use innovations to serve an HTML web page and a machine-friendly JSON web page from an identical URL
* Create reusable elements for numerous purposes with Yesod subsites

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Making Things See: 3D vision with Kinect, Processing, by Greg Borenstein

By Greg Borenstein

This specific, hands-on consultant presents the technical and conceptual info you must construct cool purposes with Microsoft's Kinect, the fantastic motion-sensing gadget that permits desktops to determine. via part a dozen meaty initiatives, you'll how to create gestural interfaces for software program, use movement trap for simple 3D personality animation, 3D scanning for customized fabrication, and lots of different applications.

Perfect for hobbyists, makers, artists, and avid gamers, Making issues See exhibits you the way to construct each undertaking with reasonably cheap off-the-shelf elements, together with the open resource Processing programming language and the Arduino microcontroller. You'll examine simple talents that may enable you pursue your personal inventive purposes with Kinect.

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The New York Times (13 February 2013)

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This variation is better seen on an e-ink Kindle, even if has been confirmed as operating 'good enough' in Calibre additionally demonstrated operating with out desk of Contents within the Kindle app, and on Kindle fireplace devices.

The manhattan instances on Kindle is devoted to supplying information insurance of outstanding intensity and breadth, in addition to opinion that's considerate and stimulating. generally quoted, and infrequently hotly debated, the recent York instances is held by way of its readers to the top of criteria and remains to be appeared by means of many because the nation's pre-eminent newspaper. the recent York instances has earned an remarkable ninety four Pulitzer Prizes, way over the other newspaper. an international information employees covers a variety of pursuits: from international, nationwide and long island concerns to company, tradition, technology, faith, shuttle, variety, nutrients, activities, well-being and residential. as well as open air members, the editorials web page beneficial properties the recent York Times' personal group of award-winning columnists: David Brooks, Maureen Dowd, Thomas L. Friedman, Bob Herbert, Nicholas D. Kristof, Paul Krugman, Frank wealthy and John Tierney.

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San Francisco Bay Area: Must-Do Hikes for Everyone (2nd by David Weintraub, Ben Pease

By David Weintraub, Ben Pease

Longtime San Francisco citizens and intrepid hikers David Weintraub and Ben Pease have chosen forty four "must-do" journeys for climbing, operating, and bicycling. Trails variety from effortless strolls to all-day treks, from 2 to twelve miles, masking the main scenic parks and preserves among Santa Rosa and San Jose.

The moment version positive factors new hikes in Muir Woods and the Presidio, extra elevation profiles, and at-a-glance info is helping you discover the easiest wildflowers, fall colour, bird-watching, camping out, ancient websites, and funky hikes for warm days.

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The Playboy Interview: The Essentials by Editors of Playboy Magazine

By Editors of Playboy Magazine

"About the sequence: In mid-1962, Playboy founder Hugh Hefner was once given a partial transcript of an interview with Miles Davis. It lined jazz, after all, however it additionally incorporated Davis’s ruminations on race, politics and tradition. involved, Hef despatched the writer—future Pulitzer Prize–winning writer Alex Haley, an unknown on the time—back to glean much more opinion and perception from Davis. The ensuing trade, released within the September 1962 factor, grew to become the 1st reputable Playboy Interview and kicked off a notable run of public inquisition that keeps today—and that has featured with reference to each cultural titan of the prior part century.
To rejoice the interview’s fiftieth anniversary, the editors of Playboy have assembled thirteen compilations of the magazine’s so much (in)famous interviews—from large mouths and wild males to activities gods and literary mavericks. this is our choice of the 50 such a lot crucial interviews.

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Knots: The Complete Visual Guide by Des Pawson

By Des Pawson

With step by step colour pictures, the hugely visible Knots: the whole visible Guide is a transparent, accomplished, and sensible advisor to tying greater than a hundred knots.

From selecting, utilizing, and retaining ropes, to studying in regards to the assorted households of knots — from stopper knots; binding knots; bends; hitches; loops; plaits and sennits; and splices and whippings — Knots: the entire visible Guide is the final word advisor to tying knots for each party, from outdoors use in a bunch of leisure actions, to functional services round the home.

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The Soil Underfoot: Infinite Possibilities for a Finite by G. Jock Churchman, Edward R. Landa

By G. Jock Churchman, Edward R. Landa

The most important a part of the world’s meals comes from its soils, both at once from vegetation, or through animals consumed pastures and plants. hence, it will be significant to keep up, and if attainable, enhance the quality—and for this reason reliable health—of soils, whereas permitting them to help the transforming into international inhabitants. The Soil Underfoot: countless chances for a Finite source fingers readers with historic knowledge from quite a few populations world wide, besides present rules and methods for the clever administration of soils. It covers the price of soils and their myriad makes use of seen inside human and societal contexts some time past, current, and intended futures.

In addition to addressing the technical technique of holding soils, this publication provides a culturally and geographically various choice of old attitudes to soils, together with philosophical and moral frameworks, that have both sustained them or ended in their degradation. part I describes significant demanding situations linked to weather switch, feeding the expanding global inhabitants, chemical pollutants and soil degradation, and know-how. part II discusses numerous ways that soils are, or were, valued—including in movie and modern paintings in addition to in non secular and religious philosophies, reminiscent of Abrahamic religions, Maori traditions, and in Confucianism.

Section III presents tales approximately soil in historic and historical cultures together with the Roman Empire, Greece, India, Japan, Korea, South the USA, New Zealand, the USA, and France. part IV describes soil amendment applied sciences, comparable to polymer membrane limitations, and soil makes use of open air advertisement agriculture together with the significance of soils for game and activities grounds. the ultimate part addresses destiny thoughts for more beneficial sustainable use of soils, emphasizing the organic nature of soils and adorning using "green water" retained from rainfall.

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100 Bullshit Jobs...And How to Get Them by Stanley Bing

By Stanley Bing

The scholarly self-discipline of Bullshit reports has blossomed within the final a number of years, fertilized via a couple of severe works at the topic and the turning out to be significance of the problem throughout a variety of professions. Now, best-selling writer and lifetime practitioner Stanley Bing enters the sphere with a complete examine the numerous beautiful jobs now to be had to those that are desirous about their bullshit and ready to commit their operating lifestyles to it.

What, Bing inquires, do a feng shui advisor, new media govt, wine steward, division shop greeter, and vice chairman of the us have in universal? What, too, are the particular tasks played through a McKinsey advisor? except sitting round making humans worried? may that almost certainly be his center functionality? Likewise, what does an aromatherapist really do, in line with se? Sniff issues and rub them on humans, for giant aromatic greenbacks? Is that all?

The solution in all instances is "Yes." all of them have bullshit jobs.

These few, after all, are only the start. around the size and breadth of this shrinking globe, skillful bullshit artists have secured friendly, profitable employment, and are having fun with themselves greater than you're. In nearly each profession, from advertisements to Yoga Franchising, fortunate people who "work" in those coveted positions benefit from the most sensible lives possible -- they're paid good, they hardly ever holiday a sweat, and their professions are hugely revered, simply because no one quite understands what they do.

At as soon as humorous, invaluable, and tolerably philosophical, this groundbreaking paintings takes an in depth examine a hundred bullshit jobs -- the cash they bring about with them, the particular projects and actions concerned (if any), and well-known and profitable examples of every place, who will give you the neophyte with thought. such a lot crucially, Bing is going directly to provide what others to this point have not--a transparent, concise technique to aid job-seekers at each point achieve for that brass ring, figuring out complete good that it can be connected to the nostril of a bull.

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Heads-Up No-Limit Hold 'em by Collin Moshman

By Collin Moshman

Heads-up confrontations can take place in any video game, even if each seat is occupied. but, so much carry em gamers who transition to the heads-up shape, in particular in the event that they are from complete ring no-limit video games, don't prevail. Adjusting to the volume of aggression should be tough due to the fact that heads-up battles require you to guess and lift with many extra arms than what will be thought of commonplace at a whole desk.
Despite this, no-limit heads-up carry em is starting to be speedily, specifically on the net. So getting to know this way of poker should be worthy for these looking to upload a successful loose-aggressive part of their online game. moreover, with the expanding variety of heads-up suits now to be had, changing into knowledgeable in them should be hugely ecocnomic.
This textual content, written via professional heads-up participant Collin Moshman, is the 1st poker procedure ebook dedicated solely to no-limit heads-up play. via large hand examples and accompanying idea, you are going to learn how to: 1. grasp anticipated price, fairness, worth making a bet, and the basic arithmetic of heads-up strategy,
2. Play and make the most all of the commonest taking part in styles,
three. control the pot measurement in accordance with your hand and your opponent,
four. assault button limps, bluff a number of streets, and aggress within the so much ecocnomic manner,
five. Distinguish among optimum funds and match strategies,
6. take advantage of your competitors traits and perceptions via metagame mastery, and
7. Maximize your heads-up earnings via online game conception and basic enterprise concepts.

So even if you're an aspiring heads-up specialist, or are looking to be prepared for the subsequent time you re challenged to a one-on-one conflict, Heads Up No-Limit carry em will give you the instruments you must be successful.

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