Conflict Iraq: Weapons and Tactics of the U.S. and Iraqi Forces
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Conflict Iraq: Weapons and Tactics of the U.S. and Iraqi Forces

Nothing has dominated the headlines and news bulletins to rival the impending war with Iraq. As politicians anticipate and pave the way for military action, readers are constantly reminded of the horrors that could be perpetrated by Saddam Hussain's weapons of mass destruction (WMD). As thousands of servicemen and women prepare to be come engaged in a war to rid Iraq of such weapons (and despotic leadership), it is vital that readers...

A Practical Guide to SysML: The Systems Modeling Language
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A Practical Guide to SysML: The Systems Modeling Language

This book does contain all the necessary information to do SysML. One major complaint is on the organization and presentation with respect to the figures. Many, many times a figure is referenced which is 10, 20, or even 30 pages further into the book. Re-ordering the figures (which probably means re-configuring how each chapter handles a topic) would greatly enhance this book. I spend most of the time flipping pages to find the figur...

Cells: Molecules and Mechanisms
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Cells: Molecules and Mechanisms

Yet another cell and molecular biology book? At the very least, you would think that if I was going to write a textbook, I should write one in an area that really needs one instead of a subject that already has multiple excellent and definitive books. So, why write this book, then? First, it’s a course that I have enjoyed teaching for many years, so I am very familiar with what a student really needs to take away from this class with...

The Easiest Sicilian
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The Easiest Sicilian

This is one of the best opening books I have ever read. The authors are both very strong players, who are extremely knowledgeable about the sveshnikov, and about chess in general. They propose an ambitious black repertoire, focusing on the main lines of the Sveshnikov. Back-up lines, such as the Novosibirsk, are also analyzed in depth, in case one of the main lines gets busted in the future. Each chapter of the book is divided into 3...

Daily Academic Vocabulary, Grade 3
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Daily Academic Vocabulary, Grade 3

This is absolutely a great workbook for improving vocabulary! My grandson is already using many of the new words he has learned and he is using them in the proper context.

The Worst-Case Scenario Book of Survival Questions
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The Worst-Case Scenario Book of Survival Questions

With this latest in the The Worst Case Scenario Handbook series, readers can indulge their morbid fantasies and action hero daydreams while maybe even picking up a helpful tip for the next time they get stuck in quicksand, ride an out-of-control camel or suffer frostbite. Piven and Borgenicht turn survival into a fun guessing game: with over 200 illustrated dilemmas in multiple choice quiz format, each with a level of difficulty rati...

Financing a Car With The 20/4/10 Rule: Using Excel to help budget
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Financing a Car With The 20/4/10 Rule: Using Excel to help budget

In this guide, I'll teach you about the 20/4/10 rule and how it can be applied to financing a car. I will then go on to showing you how to setup an Excel sheet to apply that rule to your finances. It will include one table that uses the rule to tell you the price of a car you can afford, and what you should use for the down payment. Then there will be a separate table that will take in the price of a car, and show you what the car pa...

Information Technology for Counterterrorism: Immediate Actions and Future Possibilities
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Information Technology for Counterterrorism: Immediate Actions and Future Possibilities

Information technology (IT) is essential to virtually all of the nation’s critical infrastructures making them vulnerable by a terrorist attack on their IT system. An attack could be on the system itself or use the IT system to launch or exacerbate another type of attack. IT can also be used as a counterterrorism tool. The report concludes that the most devastating consequences of a terrorist attack would occur if it were on or use...

Artistic Bedfellows: Histories, Theories and Conversations in Collaborative Art Practices
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Artistic Bedfellows: Histories, Theories and Conversations in Collaborative Art Practices

Holly Crawford brings together a series of interviews, essays, conversations, and remarks on collaboration. International visual artists, critics, writers, and musicians explore a range of histories, discourses and theories relating to communal, collective practices including FLUXUS, Zero, GRAV and SPUR in mid-20th century, women artists in the GDR and the Critical Art Ensemble in the Eighties and the experimental New Social Art Scho...

NEW: How to Photograph Concept and Fashion Nude
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NEW: How to Photograph Concept and Fashion Nude

How to Photograph Concept and Fashion Nudes A guide to styling, posing, lighting and shooting contemporary art nudes Do you want to create nude images that have a modern look? Do you find a lot of art nude images are old-fashioned? In 30 shoots described in this book you will learn how to create and style exciting, contemporary images. You will be given tools and techniques that you can easily apply to your images. You will be able t...