Chase s Calendar of Events 2017

Chase s Calendar of Events 2017
Author: Editors of Chase's
Release: 2016-09-23
Editor: Bernan Press
Pages: 753
ISBN: 9781598888591
Language: en
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Find out what's going on any day of the year, anywhere across the globe! The world’s datebook, Chase's is the definitive day-by-day resource of what America and the wider world are celebrating and commemorating. Founded in 1957 on a reputation for accuracy and comprehensiveness, this annual publication has become the must-have reference used by experts and professionals for more than fifty years. From celebrity birthdays to historical anniversaries, from astronomical phenomena to national awareness days, from award ceremonies and sporting events to religious festivals and carnivals, Chase's is the one-stop shop for everything that is happening now or is worth remembering from the past. The 2017 Edition of Chase's Calendar of Events brings you information about: The 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's Ninety-Five Theses The 150th anniversary of the Dominion of Canada The 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution The 100th anniversary of splitting the atom The 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love Frank Lloyd Wright's 150th birth anniversary and much more!

Legislative Calendar

Legislative Calendar
Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Natural Resources
Release: 2022
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: STANFORD:36105214540143
Language: en
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Night Photography

Night Photography
Author: Gabriel Biderman,Tim Cooper
Release: 2013-11-13
Editor: Peachpit Press
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9780133510676
Language: en
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Are you a night owl looking to make stunning images of streetscapes, fireworks, or the night sky? Do you like to bend time with long exposure photography? Do star trails or lightning strikes inspire you? Then this book is for you! In Night Photography: From Snapshots to Great Shots, photographer Gabriel Biderman brings you the basics of digital night photography—exposure, composition, and light—and how to scout and capture different nocturnal locations once the sun goes down. Gabriel will help you understand the fundamentals and bring your unique artistic expression to any night situation. In this beautifully illustrated guide you will: Focus in the dark and master basic composition rules—and know when to break them Understand metering and switch to manual mode for more control over your exposure Set white balance, understand color temperature, and add flash or slow sync Explore color, light painting, and creative ways to play with light in your images Learn what gear works best for your style of shooting and strategies for operating your equipment in the dark Discover expert techniques for post-processing your nighttime images in Lightroom and Photoshop Beautifully illustrated with large, compelling photos, this book teaches you how to take control of your photography to get the image you want every time. And once you have the shot, show it off and join the book’s Flickr group: www.flickr.com/groups/night_fromsnapshotstogreatshots

Chase s Calendar of Events 2018

Chase s Calendar of Events 2018
Author: Editors of Chase's
Release: 2017-09-26
Editor: Bernan Press
Pages: 753
ISBN: 9781598889260
Language: en
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Founded in 1957, Chase's observes its 60th anniversary with the 2018 edition! Users will find everything worth knowing and celebrating for each day of the year: 12,500 holidays, historical milestones, famous birthdays, festivals, sporting events and much more. "One of the most impressive reference volumes in the world."--Publishers Weekly.

Commerce Business Daily

Commerce Business Daily
Author: Anonim
Release: 1998-05
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: NYPL:33433063171080
Language: en
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Where Should We Camp Next

Where Should We Camp Next
Author: Stephanie Puglisi,Jeremy Puglisi
Release: 2021-03-02
Editor: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9781728221700
Language: en
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Featuring 300+ of the best camping and glamping spots in the USA! Outdoor adventure, glamping, and camping vacations have never been more popular—and everyone is looking to discover the best destinations with beautiful scenery and desirable amenities. In Where Should We Camp Next?, family camping and RV experts Stephanie and Jeremy Puglisi make it easy for you to plan the perfect trip. Whether you're a fan of rustic national parks or luxury glamping resorts, the in-depth profiles of more than 300 amazing outdoor accommodation destinations will help you find the best places to park your RV, pitch your tent, or kick back in your yurt, treehouse, or cabin. Where Should We Camp Next? is the adventurer's ultimate guide to vacations across the USA and highlights regional cuisine, must-see attractions, and unforgettable activities. Whether you're planning a family camping trip or a romantic couple's getaway, this book is your gateway to making memories with the people you love the most.

Seeing Like a State

Seeing Like a State
Author: James C. Scott
Release: 2020-03-17
Editor: Yale University Press
Pages: 480
ISBN: 9780300252989
Language: en
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“One of the most profound and illuminating studies of this century to have been published in recent decades.”—John Gray, New York Times Book Review Hailed as “a magisterial critique of top-down social planning” by the New York Times, this essential work analyzes disasters from Russia to Tanzania to uncover why states so often fail—sometimes catastrophically—in grand efforts to engineer their society or their environment, and uncovers the conditions common to all such planning disasters. “Beautifully written, this book calls into sharp relief the nature of the world we now inhabit.”—New Yorker “A tour de force.”— Charles Tilly, Columbia University

Night Photography and Light Painting

Night Photography and Light Painting
Author: Lance Keimig
Release: 2015-05-15
Editor: CRC Press
Pages: 268
ISBN: 9781317964605
Language: en
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Lance Keimig, one of the premier experts on night photography, has put together a comprehensive reference that will show you ways to capture images you never thought possible. This new edition of Night Photography presents the practical techniques of shooting at night alongside theory and history, illustrated with clear, concise examples, and charts and stunning images. From urban night photography to photographing the landscape by starlight or moonlight, from painting your subject with light to creating a subject with light, this book provides a complete guide to digital night photography and light painting.

National Park Roads

National Park Roads
Author: Timothy Davis
Release: 2016-08-19
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 344
ISBN: 0813937760
Language: en
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From Acadia and Great Smoky Mountains to Zion and Mount Rainier, millions of visitors tour America's national parks. While park roads determine what most visitors see and how they see it, however, few pause to consider when, why, or how the roads they travel on were built. In this extensively researched and richly illustrated book, national parks historian Timothy Davis highlights the unique qualities of park roads, details the factors influencing their design and development, and examines their role in shaping the national park experience--from the Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive to Glacier National Park's Going-to-the-Sun Road, Yellowstone's Grand Loop, Yosemite's Tioga Road, and scores of other scenic drives. Decisions about park road development epitomize the central challenge of park management: balancing preservation and access in America's most treasured landscapes. Park roads have been celebrated as technical and aesthetic masterpieces, hailed as democratizing influences, and vilified for invading pristine wilderness with the sights, sounds, and smells of civilization. Davis's recounting of efforts to balance the interests of motorists, wilderness advocates, highway engineers, and other stakeholders offers a fresh perspective on national park history while providing insights into evolving ideas about the role of nature, recreation, and technology in American society. Tales of strong personalities, imposing challenges, resounding controversies, and remarkable achievements enliven this rich and compelling narrative. Key players include many of the most important figures of conservation history--John Muir, Frederick Law Olmsted, wilderness advocates Aldo Leopold, Bob Marshall, and Ansel Adams, and NPS directors Stephen Mather and Horace Albright among them. An engrossing history, National Park Roads will be of interest to national park enthusiasts, academics, design professionals, resource managers, and readers concerned with the past, present, and future of this quintessentially American legacy. As the National Park Service celebrates its centennial, this book offers a fascinating and illuminating account of the agency's impact on American lives and landscapes.

Mount Rainier s Historic Inns and Lodges

Mount Rainier s Historic Inns and Lodges
Author: Jeff Anderson,Sonja Anderson
Release: 2017
Editor: Images of America
Pages: 128
ISBN: 1467124877
Language: en
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"Presiding over the Puget Sound region, Mount Rainier has lured adventurers and entrepreneurs to its slopes since the earliest settlers. Visitors rode packhorses or hiked miles to tent "hotels" at Theosophy Ridge, Indian Henry's Hunting Ground, and Ohanapecosh. James Longmire opened Longmire Springs Hotel near bubbling mineral springs. In 1899, Mount Rainier became a national park, and eventually, a motley array of services was consolidated by the Rainier National Park Company, which built National Park Inn and Paradise Inn. Roads, services, and activities expanded, and guests poured in. Winter activities, such as skiing and tobogganing, increased the park's popularity. The 1936 Winter Olympic Ski Trials and training for World War II ski troops were even hosted there. Visitors today might be surprised to know that many inns, rental cabins, bathhouses, and other buildings have come and gone, leaving some areas more pristine now than for much of the park's history"--Page 4 of cover.

The Uninhabitable Earth

The Uninhabitable Earth
Author: David Wallace-Wells
Release: 2020-03-17
Editor: Crown
Pages: 386
ISBN: 9780525576716
Language: en
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “The Uninhabitable Earth hits you like a comet, with an overflow of insanely lyrical prose about our pending Armageddon.”—Andrew Solomon, author of The Noonday Demon With a new afterword It is worse, much worse, than you think. If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible—food shortages, refugee emergencies, climate wars and economic devastation. An “epoch-defining book” (The Guardian) and “this generation’s Silent Spring” (The Washington Post), The Uninhabitable Earth is both a travelogue of the near future and a meditation on how that future will look to those living through it—the ways that warming promises to transform global politics, the meaning of technology and nature in the modern world, the sustainability of capitalism and the trajectory of human progress. The Uninhabitable Earth is also an impassioned call to action. For just as the world was brought to the brink of catastrophe within the span of a lifetime, the responsibility to avoid it now belongs to a single generation—today’s. Praise for The Uninhabitable Earth “The Uninhabitable Earth is the most terrifying book I have ever read. Its subject is climate change, and its method is scientific, but its mode is Old Testament. The book is a meticulously documented, white-knuckled tour through the cascading catastrophes that will soon engulf our warming planet.”—Farhad Manjoo, The New York Times “Riveting. . . . Some readers will find Mr. Wallace-Wells’s outline of possible futures alarmist. He is indeed alarmed. You should be, too.”—The Economist “Potent and evocative. . . . Wallace-Wells has resolved to offer something other than the standard narrative of climate change. . . . He avoids the ‘eerily banal language of climatology’ in favor of lush, rolling prose.”—Jennifer Szalai, The New York Times “The book has potential to be this generation’s Silent Spring.”—The Washington Post “The Uninhabitable Earth, which has become a best seller, taps into the underlying emotion of the day: fear. . . . I encourage people to read this book.”—Alan Weisman, The New York Review of Books

Cats on Catnip

Cats on Catnip
Author: Andrew Marttila
Release: 2018-06-19
Editor: Hachette UK
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9780762463688
Language: en
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A humorous collection of dozens of photos of funny and adorable cats as they play with, roll in, and chow down their favorite snack of choice -- catnip. Cats love catnip. Whether it's eating it, playing with it, or rolling around in it, catnip turns our domestic feline friends into hilarious balls of activity. Carefree and unconstrained, they are free to be silly, exceptionally playful, and downright gnarly. Professional pet photographer and self-confessed crazy cat man Andrew Marttila (the photographer behind Shop Cats of New York) captures a range of the cats' silly and expressive personalities as they react to their catnip trip. Delightful, elegant Fluffy transforms into a hell-bent renegade. Shy, reserved Mittens becomes a free-loving acrobat. In the blink of an eye, a cat's expression transforms from bored to inquisitive to playful to curious to bizarre . . . to utterly unhinged. A fun and delightful look at our furry companions, this gift book is perfect for every cat lover.

Ocean literacy for all a toolkit

Ocean literacy for all  a toolkit
Author: Santoro, Francesca,Selvaggia, Santin,Scowcroft, Gail,Fauville, Géraldine,Tuddenham, Peter,UNESCO Office Venice and Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe (Italy),IOC
Release: 2017-12-18
Editor: UNESCO Publishing
Pages: 133
ISBN: 9789231002496
Language: en
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Complete Guide to the National Park Lodges

Complete Guide to the National Park Lodges
Author: Kay L. Scott,Kay Scott
Release: 2012-03-20
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9780762783892
Language: en
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The definitive guide to memorable staysin America’s most beautiful places.

The Nature of Yosemite

The Nature of Yosemite
Author: Anonim
Release: 2020-09-11
Editor: Yosemite Conservancy
Pages: 144
ISBN: 9781951179106
Language: en
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This beautifully produced deep dive into Yosemite National Park features stunning photography by Robb Hirsch and fascinating natural history from knowledgeable contributors. Yosemite is like nowhere else on Earth.Within its vast expanses are spectacular granite mountains, glacially carved valleys, thundering waterfalls, delicate meadows, grand trees, and charismatic wildlife. From his years of exploring and studying California's Sierra Nevada, Robb knows that understanding natural processes can thoroughly enhance a visitor's connection to the landscape. In this book, Robb provides that enriching experience by calling on experts to contribute insights into the natural wonders on view. The images and essays work together to draw readers into a deeper relationship with their favorite national park. The book features essays by these Sierra Nevada luminaries: John Muir Laws, on "Wonder, Beauty, and Nature" Tim Palmer, on rivers Greg Stock, on geology James McGrew, on the role of art in Yosemite Brock Dolman, on the water cycle Sarah Stock, on bird diversity Rob Grasso, on the Yosemite toad Kurt Menning, on fire ecology Beth Pratt, on pikas Dan Webster, on wildflowers Karen Amstutz, on Tuolumne Meadows Nathan Stephenson, on giant sequoias Adonia Ripple, on the importance of Yosemite Pete Devine, on the remarkable properties of leaves Robb’s passion is the ongoing search for the “Wow!” that can be found in every acre of Yosemite National Park—and that passion comes through in each of his photographs. The result is a breathtaking book that will dazzle, enlighten, and inspire a deep appreciation for the nature of Yosemite.

See You at the Campground

See You at the Campground
Author: Stephanie Puglisi,Jeremy Puglisi
Release: 2020-03-03
Editor: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781492694663
Language: en
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A family-friendly guide for camping with kids and infants — because the best memories are the ones made around the campfire. Road trips with kids aren't easy, but new parents of twins Stephanie and Jeremy Puglisi became experts at creating lasting family memories without breaking the bank. Whether you're new to camping or a seasoned pro, hit the road with Stephanie and Jeremy, hosts of the popular The RV Atlas podcast, as they show you the different ways that camping can lead to a happier, healthier family. From hiking with infants to navigating RV camping in state parks and camping in national parks—these outdoor lovers have tried it all, and See You at the Campground is a beautifully illustrated camping book for adults packed with personal anecdotes, packing lists, site recommendations, and recipes that will help you create a one-of-a-kind vacation on a family-friendly budget. Tips include: Reasons camping vacations are better Buying an RV Trip planning tips Road trip tips Campground etiquette Camping with family and friends National park adventures The perfect resource for parents—and a great gift for campers at any level—this is the ultimate family vacation book to bring the family closer every time you set up camp—whether it's in a cabin, tent, or RV.

US Open

US Open
Author: United States Tennis Association
Release: 2018-08-14
Editor: Abrams
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781683353157
Language: en
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Timed to coincide with the US Open’s 50th anniversary, this exquisitely produced book celebrates the most electrifying event in tennis. All of the key moments and unforgettable personalities from the competition’s 50-year history are brought to life by vibrant, exclusive photography. This book provides a comprehensive look at the tournament, from the early years of tennis legends such as Billie Jean King and Arthur Ashe to iconic players such as Roger Federer and Serena Williams. Original contributions from journalists, players, coaches, and notable fans stand alongside gorgeous photography of the many household names who have made their mark competing on the game’s biggest stage. A perfect gift for any tennis fan, this book is a richly visual tribute to the sport, its fans, and its champions.

Spaceflight in the Shuttle Era and Beyond

Spaceflight in the Shuttle Era and Beyond
Author: Valerie Neal
Release: 2017-01-01
Editor: Yale University Press
Pages: 295
ISBN: 9780300206517
Language: en
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An exploration of the changing conceptions of the iconic Space Shuttle and a call for a new vision of spaceflight The thirty years of Space Shuttle flights saw contrary changes in American visions of space. Valerie Neal, who has spent much of her career examining the Space Shuttle program, uses this iconic vehicle to question over four decades' worth of thinking about, and struggling with, the meaning of human spaceflight. She examines the ideas, images, and icons that emerged as NASA, Congress, journalists, and others sought to communicate rationales for, or critiques of, the Space Shuttle missions. At times concurrently, the Space Shuttle was billed as delivery truck and orbiting science lab, near-Earth station and space explorer, costly disaster and pinnacle of engineering success. The book's multidisciplinary approach reveals these competing depictions to examine the meaning of the spaceflight enterprise. Given the end of the Space Shuttle flights in 2011, Neal makes an appeal to reframe spaceflight once again to propel humanity forward.

Grammar for a Full Life

Grammar for a Full Life
Author: Larry Weinstein
Release: 2020
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1734692707
Language: en
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Mark Bradford

Mark Bradford
Author: Evelyn Carol Hankins,Stéphane Aquin
Release: 2018-01-01
Editor: Yale University Press
Pages: 107
ISBN: 9780300230772
Language: en
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"This book celebrates Pickett's Charge, Mark Bradford's monumental commission for the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, an epic site-specific work inspired by Paul Dominique Philippoteaux' nineteenth century cyclorama at Gettysburg National Military Park. ... Spanning the entire circumference of the inner-circle galleries on the Museum's third floor, the artist creates an immersive installation that fills the massive space. ... Working with a combination of colored paper and reproductions of the original cyclorama, Bradford collaged and transformed the historic Gettysburg imagery into a series of eight powerful works."--Page vi.