Adventure Kartel Ashley Wood 2014-10-28 This gorgeously oversized hardcover from the creators of Lore presents the comics, posters, conceptual designs, sketches, and other beautifully rendered miscellany involving Tommy Mission and his Adventure Kartel in their battles with Zomb MD and his undead minions. Ashley Wood's artistry is available to all on a grand 11" x 17" format!
The Book of Hugs Attaboy ! 2014-12-15 Have you been hugging wrong the entire time? Or perhaps you just hug to smell someone's coconut shampoo? Are you a mismatched hugger? Have you ever done a 'Lean and Pat Hug'? Are you an over-compensating hugger? Or maybe you suffer from the 'Fear of Commitment' hug. Find out in The Book of Hugs and learn who and how to hug and when and who not to hug. Also includes a guide to the equipmnt for hugging. After reading this, you'll never hug the same again. Illustrated throughout.
Orbital 2100 Paul Elliott 2016-09-25 Orbital 2100 is a science fiction setting for Cepheus Engine and other Classic 2D6 SF RPGs. It has realistic (TL 9) feel that is set within our own solar system. The Earth is locked in a Cold War with the people of Luna. Both face off, 400,000 km apart, threatening mutual annihilation whilst they compete to colonise the moons of Jupiter and Saturn. Older colonies such as Mars and Mercury are independent and caught up in this struggle for solar system supremacy. Spacecraft use nuclear thermal rockets and create gravity by spinning pods or centrifuges, this is spaceflight as envisaged today! In keeping with the near-future and hard-science fiction themes, role-playing campaigns focus on real people doing real jobs. The game has rules, technology and advice to allow scenarios based around deep space haulage, asteroid mining, salvage, rescue and exploration. Colour cover, with B&W interior. Claim a free copy of the full colour PDF by contacting Zozer: https: //www.paulelliottbooks.com/contact.html
DC Comics Coloring Book Insight Editions 2016-07-26 Featuring iconic artwork by renowned comic artists, DC Comics Coloring Book includes stunning line art of beloved characters such as Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman. This action-packed adult coloring book is filled with ready-to-color illustrations of the most iconic characters from DC Comics history. From the bright red and blue of Superman soaring over Earth to the rich greens and yellows of Wonder Woman’s homeland, Themyscira, the heraldry of the Super Heroes is yours to design and color. Featuring many of the greatest artists in DC Comics history and their interpretations of Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and more, this incredible coloring book offers hours of creative fun and relaxation. All DC characters and elements © & ™ DC Comics. WB SHIELD: TM & © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
String Divers Ashley Wood 2016-03-22 "Originally published as String Divers issues #1-5"--Colophon.
Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes Eric Litwin 2010-12-07 Don't miss the first and bestselling book in the beloved Pete the Cat series! Pete the Cat goes walking down the street wearing his brand-new white shoes. Along the way, his shoes change from white to red to blue to brown to WET as he steps in piles of strawberries, blueberries, and other big messes! But no matter what color his shoes are, Pete keeps movin' and groovin' and singing his song...because it's all good. Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes asks the reader questions about the colors of different foods and objects—kids love to interact with the story. The fun never stops—download the free groovin’ song. Don't miss Pete's other adventures, including Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes, Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons, Pete the Cat Saves Christmas, Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses, Pete the Cat and the Bedtime Blues, Pete the Cat and the New Guy, Pete the Cat and the Cool Cat Boogie, Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcakes, Pete the Cat and the Perfect Pizza Party, and Pete the Cat: Crayons Rock!
Collecting the Art of G. I. Joe R. Carson Mataxis 2015-07-15 This 62 page 8"x11" celebration of the painted art of G.I.Joe: A Real American Hero features every carded figure, vehicle, playset, poster and peripheral product featuring painted art released from 1982-1983. This soft cover book features 100# paper and an epic card stock AccuFoil 11"x16" wraparound cover!
Adventures of Superman (1987-2006) #460 Dan Jurgens 2013-10-02 Enjoy this great comic from DC’s digital archive!
The Great Sea Monster Houghton Mifflin Company 1990-06 Accompanying the story about a boy captured by an octopus while fishing are suggestions for writing and illustrating your own story.
Art2-D2's Guide to Folding and Doodling Tom Angleberger 2016-04-12 Stick figures to the dark side only lead! To doodle like a Jedi you must learn! With this companion to the blockbuster bestselling Origami Yoda series, beloved author Tom Angleberger--with the help of the kids from McQuarrie Middle School--presents young Padawans with dozens of activities from the Star Wars universe. Padawans can learn how to fold R2-D2 and C-3PO, draw Jabba, and even build a fully functioning ChapStick rocket! Other Force-mastering activities include: "Kellen's Guide to Cool Letters," "Mike's Complete Rules and Tips for Pencil Pod-Racing," "Rhondella's Tips for Photographing Origami," and much more! With Tom Angleberger's goofy sense of humor and accessible art style, Art2-D2's Guide to Folding and Doodling is sure to satisfy and inspire the millions of Origami Yoda and Star Wars fans. May the doodles be with you! Includes 16-page color insert with 10 pages of colored pull-out origami paper; instructions to make Yoda, Darth, C-3PO, Admiral Ackbar, and R2-D2; a section on photographing your origami creations, and two Star Wars backdrops to photograph them against. This is the blockbuster bestselling Origami Yoda series, written by Tom Angleberger, author of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi: Beware the Power of the Dark Side, showcasing his proven knack for authentically capturing the intrigues, fads, and dramas of middle school in "a satisfying tale of friendship and just resistance to authority" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review). Praise for Art2-D2's Guide to Folding and Doodling "Once again, Angleberger's humor, which presents itself in the text through characters from the series, in both human and origami form, connects with middle-grade readers. 'Art2' and the other 'Origami Yoda' books are the ultimate example of the by-a-fan/for-the-fans format, which succeeds if executed properly. This did he." --Florida Times-Union "Excellent activity-book offshoot of Angleberger's bestselling Origami Yoda series... The banter and tongue-and-cheek humor of the previous books is present, along with encouragement." --Publishers Weekly "The presentation's offbeat attitude, ingenuity, and wit, many libraries will want to stock this high interest book..." --Booklist "Fans (and nonfans, if there are any) of the "Origami Yoda" series (Abrams) and website will find new opportunities aplenty for foolery in this spinoff compendium of progressively challenging hands-on instructions for drawing, folding, and goofing around with (mostly) Star Wars characters." --School Library Journal
Justice League of America (1960-) #184 Gerry Conway 2011-08-24 The annual team-up of the Justice League of America and the Justice Society of America continues! The united forces of the Justice League, the Justice Society and the New Gods battle against the master of evil, Darkseid!
Anime Classics Zettai! Brian Camp 2011-10-01 For anime connoisseurs, beginners, and the curious, the best of the best!
Batman (1940-) #455 Alan Grant 2014-10-15 Enjoy this great comic from DC’s digital archive!
Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes Eric Litwin 2011-09-06 Time to head back to school with this bestselling groovy Pete the Cat book! Pete the Cat is rocking in his school shoes. Pete discovers the library, the lunch room, the playground, and lots of other cool places at school. And no matter where he goes, Pete never stops moving and grooving and singing his song...because it’s all good. The fun never stops—download the free groovin’ song. Don't miss Pete's other adventures, including Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes, Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons, Pete the Cat Saves Christmas, Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses, Pete the Cat and the Bedtime Blues, Pete the Cat and the New Guy, Pete the Cat and the Cool Cat Boogie, Pete the Cat and the Missing Cupcakes, Pete the Cat and the Perfect Pizza Party, and Pete the Cat: Crayons Rock!
Artificial Intelligence: Robot Law, Policy and Ethics Nathalie Rébé 2021-08-09 In Artificial Intelligence: Robot Law, Policy and Ethics, Dr. Nathalie Rébé discusses the legal and contemporary issues in relation to creating conscious robots. This book provides an in-depth analysis of the existing regulatory tools, as well as a new comprehensive framework for regulating Strong AI.
21st Century Robot Brian David Johnson 2014-11-18 When companies develop a new technology, do they ask how it might affect the people who will actually use it? That, more or less, sums up Brian David Johnson’s duties as Intel’s futurist-in-residence. In this fascinating book, Johnson provides a collection of science fiction prototyping stories that attempt to answer the question. These stories focus on the same theme: scientists and thinkers exploring personal robotics as a new form of artificial intelligence. This isn’t fanciful speculation. Johnson’s stories are based on Intel’s futurecasting research, which uses ethnographic field studies, technology research, trend data, and science fiction to develop a pragmatic vision of consumers and computing. 21st Century Robot presents science fiction designed to bring about science fact. Get real insight into technology and the future with this book. It will open your eyes.
Coding as a Playground Marina Umaschi Bers 2020-10-05 Coding as a Playground, Second Edition focuses on how young children (aged 7 and under) can engage in computational thinking and be taught to become computer programmers, a process that can increase both their cognitive and social-emotional skills. Learn how coding can engage children as producers—and not merely consumers—of technology in a playful way. You will come away from this groundbreaking work with an understanding of how coding promotes developmentally appropriate experiences such as problem-solving, imagination, cognitive challenges, social interactions, motor skills development, emotional exploration, and making different choices. Featuring all-new case studies, vignettes, and projects, as well as an expanded focus on teaching coding as a new literacy, this second edition helps you learn how to integrate coding into different curricular areas to promote literacy, math, science, engineering, and the arts through a project-based approach and a positive attitude to learning.
Scarecrow's Panic Plot Scott Beatty 2015 After he falls into Scarecrow's trap, Batman is fitted with a helmet that slowly releases a fear-inducing gas, leaving him terrified of everything around him--even Robin and Nightwing, who are trying to save him.
RoboCup-99: Robot Soccer World Cup III Manuela Veloso 2003-07-31 This book is the third official archival publication devoted to RoboCup and documents the achievements presented at the Third Robot World Cup Soccer Games and Conferences, Robo-Cup-99, held in Stockholm, Sweden in July/August 1999. The book presents the following parts - Introductory overview and survey - Research papers of the champion teams and scientific award winners - Technical papers presented at the RoboCup-99 Workshop - Team description of a large number of participating teams. This book is mandatory reading for the rapidly growing RoboCup community as well as a valuable source or reference and inspiration for R&D professionals interested in multi-agent systems, distributed artificial intelligence, and intelligent robotics.
Pacific Rim: Amara Cavan Scott 2019-12-03 First time in print. Pacific Rim: Amara is an official prequel series to the major motion picture, Pacific Rim Uprising. This softcover edition collects the entire Pacific Rim: Amara story that was published on Webtoons. and new material for the first time. As the Kaiju Wars rage on, Pacific Rim: Amara follows the young heroine whose life shattered when she is orphaned during a devastating monster attack. Fighting to survive as her city is destroyed, she finds shelter with a grumpy mech-inventor named Kai and his closest companion, Hannah. The trio forms an unlikely family in the aftermath of the invasion, looking out for one another and scavenging old mech parts to build their very own Jaeger, a pilotable giant robot with the power to protect Amara from the monsters that took everything from her.
The Flannel Board Storytelling Book Judy Sierra 1997 50 stories, poems, and songs from around the world for use with children from infancy through the primary grades.
Welcome to Camp Coral! (The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run) Nickelodeon Publishing 2020-03-31 THE SPONGEBOB MOVIE: SPONGE ON THE RUN comes to theatres May 22, 2020. Part origin story, part rescue mission, and part buddy road trip, the all new feature-length movie follows SpongeBob, Patrick, and the entire Bikini Bottom crew as they embark on a journey that spans from childhood to an adventure to save their friend, Gary the Snail. Boys and girls ages 3-7 will enjoy this all-new storybook based on the film. This Nickelodeon read-along contains audio narration.
Mastering Manga with Mark Crilley Mark Crilley 2012-02-08 It's THE book on manga from YouTube's most popular art instruction Guru! There's more to manga than big, shiny eyes and funky hair. In these action-packed pages, graphic novelist Mark Crilley shows you step-by-step how to achieve an authentic manga style—from drawing faces and figures to laying out awesome, high-drama spreads. You'll learn how a few basic lines will help you place facial features in their proper locations and simple tricks for getting body proportions right. Plus, you'll find inspiration for infusing your work with expression, attitude and action. This is the book fans have been requesting for years, packed with expert tips on everything from hairstyles and clothing to word bubbles and sound effects, delivered in the same friendly, easy-to-follow style that has made Mark Crilley one of the "25 Most Subscribed to Gurus on YouTube." Take this opportunity to turn the characters and stories in your head into professional-quality art on the page! Packed with everything you need to make your first (or your best-ever) manga stories! • 30 step-by-step demonstrations showing how to draw faces and figures for a variety of ages and body types • Inspirational galleries featuring 101 eyes, 50 ways to draw hands, 40 hairstyles, 12 common expressions, 30 classic poses and more! • Tutorials to create a variety of realistic settings • Advanced lessons on backgrounds, inking, sequencing and layout options
Modern Sea Power Bernard Brett 1986
Papertoy Monsters Brian Castleforte 2010-12-29 A breakthrough paper-folding book for kids—paper airplanes meet Origami meets Pokemon. Papertoys, the Internet phenomenon that’s hot among graphic designers and illustrators around the world, now comes to kids in the coolest new book. Created and curated by Brian Castleforte, a graphic designer and papertoy pioneer who rounded up 25 of the hottest papertoy designers from around the world (Indonesia, Japan, Australia, Italy, Croatia, Chile, even Jackson, Tennessee), Papertoy Monsters offers 50 fiendishly original die-cut designs that are ready to pop out, fold, and glue. The book interleaves card stock with paper stock for a unique craft package; the graphics are colorful and hip, combining the edginess of anime with the goofy fun of Uglydolls and other collectibles. Plus each character comes with its own back-story. And the results are delicious: meet Pharaoh Thoth Amon, who once ruled Egypt but is now a mummy who practices dark magic in his sarcophagus. Or Zumbie the Zombie, who loves nothing more than a nice plate of brains and yams. NotSoScary, a little monster so useless at frightening people that he has to wear a scary mask. Yucky Chuck, the lunchbox creature born in the deepest depths of your school bag. Plus Zeke, the monster under your bed, Nom Nom, eater of cities, and Grumpy Gramps, the hairy grandpa monster with his very own moustache collection.
From Cave Man to Cave Martian Manfred "Dutch" von Ehrenfried 2019-04-05 This book explores the practicality of using the existing subsurface geology on the Moon and Mars for protection against radiation, thermal extremes, micrometeorites and dust storms rather than building surface habitats at great expense at least for those first few missions. It encourages NASA to plan a precursor mission using this concept and employ a “Short Stay” Opposition Class mission to Mars as the first mission rather than the “Long Stay” concept requiring a mission that is too long, too dangerous and too costly for man’s first missions to Mars. Included in these pages is a short history on the uses of caves by early humans over great periods of time. It then describes the ongoing efforts to research caves, pits, tunnels, lava tubes, skylights and the associated technologies that pertain to potential lunar and Mars exploration and habitation. It describes evidence for existing caves and lava tubes on both the Moon and Mars. The work of noted scientists, technologists and roboticists are referenced and described. This ongoing work is moreextensive than one would think and is directly applicable to longer term habitation and exploration of the Moon and Mars. Emphasis is also given to the operational aspects of working and living in lunar and Martian caves and lava tubes.
The International Space Station Robert C. Dempsey 2017 Looks at the operations of the International Space Station from the perspective of the Houston flight control team, under the leadership of NASA's flight directors, who authored the book. The book provides insight into the vast amount of time and energy that these teams devote to the development, planning and integration of a mission before it is executed. The passion and attention to detail of the flight control team members, who are always ready to step up when things do not go well, is a hallmark of NASA human spaceflight operations. With tremendous support from the ISS program office and engineering community, the flight control team has made the International Space Station and the programs before it a success.
FBI Honors Internship Program 1991
Water+Ink Coloring Book Winter 2020 Kim Winberry 2019-07-22 I begin my paintings with a sketch and application of colorful/bright pigment and water to the paper. I disrupt the blends with salt or water, watching as one color blossoms in water, as another color starts to travel across the paper. I utilize India Ink to demarcate changes, also adding add swirls other artifacts, in the aim to achieve whimsy. My coloring books are my paintings! I run the paintings through filters and drop the color from them, leaving the lines so that you can add your own color. But wait, there's more... I've added an Augmented Reality component to this. Wonder what colors I used for that piece in the corner there? Take out your phone, download the Zappar app from your app store and "zap" the code. What happens? At the very least an image of the original painting will pop up and you can see what it looks like, side by side with the coloring page. Beyond that, you'll meet Mist, my liaison to the AR world. She will be a recurring character in all my AR work. Stay tuned and enjoy.
RoboCup 2009: Robot Soccer World Cup XIII Jacky Baltes 2010-02-19 This book includes the thoroughly refereed post-conference proceedings of the 13th RoboCup International Symposium, held in Graz, Austria, in June/July, 2009. They cover scientific contributions to a variety of research areas related to all RoboCup divisions.
Brick X Brick Adam Ward 2020 Join the "Bob Ross of LEGO" in constructing cool creations with this how-to guide that brings legendary builds to life! Looking for something a little more exciting than your average LEGO® guide? You're in luck! Not only does this spectacular book offer step-by-step instructions for fun builds and crafts, it also includes intriguing trivia, micro challenges, and advice to boost your creative confidence. You'll also learn all about the author, Adam Ward, a professional artist who hosts the popular YouTube series Brick x Brick--and who wants you to become the best builder you can be. With a difficulty rating provided for each build, this is the perfect pick for LEGO® lovers of every skill-level. Get ready to make a masterpiece!
Make ANONIMO 2002-02-11 In just two years, MAKE has rapidly become one of the hottest new magazines to hit the newsstands. Often coined "the bible of the Tech DIY movement", the MAKE team has passionately pursued it's stated goal: to unite, inspire, inform and entertain a growing community of imaginative and resourceful people who pursue amazing projects in their backyards, basements, garages and even modified kitchen counter labs - tech enthusiasts, backyard scientists, hobbyists, renegade crafters, hackers, students and backyard inventors and dreamers of all ages. Their vision: To spread the knowledge, skills and clever workarounds of innovative Makers across the DIY marketplace to aspiring makers, students of all ages and educators; To grow the World's largest "Science Club" around the Makers Brand; a constellation of communities that nurture, support and inspire scientific and technological exploration, learning and mentoring for people of all ages, ethnicities, gender and cultural background. To inspire and re-engage youth from all walks of life in the joys of science, engineering, technology and the arts. Through the brilliantly written and beautifully illustrated magazine, podcasts and makezine.com website, the MAKE team has won broad acclaim for their clear yet down-to-earth coverage and uncanny instinct for what moves Makers, and their ability to nail the curiosity, vibrance, and passion of the rapidly emerging "tech DIY" movement. In this special re-release, all 4 volumes of MAKE's second year are combined in this special 4-Volume Collector's Set. Believe it or not, the following is mere sampling of the projects and articles you'll find in MAKE: The Next Year MAKE: Vol.05 It Came From My Garage Model kit makers bring B-movie monsters to your home. Calculate This! MAKE looks at slide rules. Jackhammer Headphones And a discourse on blind men, chipmunks, whales, and the future. Electric Avenue The street-legal electric car of the future is coming--not from Japan or Detroit--but from your neighbor's garage. Dive, Darn It, Dive! It's a matter of sink and swim at the 8th international autonomous underwater vehicle competition. Backyard Zip Line Be the hit of the neighborhood with a high-flying, tree-to-tree transporter. Soda Bottle Rocket by Steve Lodefink You don't have to be Burt Rutan to start your own rocket program. With a few empty soda bottles and some PVC pipe, you can build a high-performance water rocket. Wind Powered Generator by Abe and Josie Connally With a motor and some piping, it's suprisingly easy to build this inexpensive, efficient windmill generator--and enjoy free energy forever. The Jam Jar Jet Don't think you can build a jet engine at home? Here's a simple jet engine--a pulsejet--that you can make out of a jam jar in an afternoon. All it takes is bending some wire and punching a few holes. The Quick and Dirty: Holes, Rivets, and Bent Metal by Mister Jalopy Learn three essential shop fabrication techniques and reward yourself by making a wi-fi signal deflector. Sneaky Uses for Everyday Things Turn a remote control car into an alarm system. Olde-School Bookbinding Pages last longer, lie flatter, and look better inside a handsome, durable hardcover. Out Damned Spot! The chemistry of stain removal. Pump Down the Volume Five simple steps to a quieter PC. Geared Up Use a gunbelt and leg holster to hold your gear. Boost Your Signal Improving MyFi XM satellite radio reception. The World As Your Canvas Use GPS to create giant-sized works of art. Circuit Quiz Game Teach kids about circuitry in 30 minutes. iSight Tripod Mount Point your webcam anywhere you want. The Fauxlance Photographer How to get VIP treatment by dressing the part of a pro photographer. Ten Dollar Pseudoscope See everything inside out through this classic optical instrument. Citizen Weather Station Collect meteorological data on your roof and donate it to science. Launching Light Portable, collapsible model rocket launch pad. Firefly Meter Bioluminescence detector lights way toward insect-cyborg pollution sensor. Legal And Free Digital Satellite TV Use a long-obsolete Primestar dish to pull in a wide world of programming. Digital TV On The Cheap You can get many of the benefits of Digital TV (DTV) for as little as 20 bucks, if you're willing to do a little tinkering. Full Mast Reception Build your own satellite dish mast in three easy steps. Dumpster Cornucopia Reusing components from discarded electronics. Theory & Practice: IR Remote Control Protocol by Bunnie Huang Get an infrared remote to turn your room lights on and off. Sensor Interfaces How circuits communicate with the outside world. Computers in the Machine Emulation software gives you free, zero-footprint, vintage computers. Digital Video Production: Create Explosive Visuals Real movie explosions are dangerous, expensive, and usually unnecessary. MAKE VOL.06 Tones Dem Tones, Damn Ringtones Shouldn't people make their own ringtones, not buy them? Ship of Cards Popular card games become an exercise in miniature construction. Space Cases The balloon men at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Totch Brown's Pit Pan Gator Boat Start your boat-building hobby by building this one. A Beginner's Guide to BEAM b The BEAM design approach creates nimble robots from simple components, with no programming required. Panzeroids Become a desktop general with these battlin' bot tanks. Bots in a Snap The nuts and bolts of Lego robot design. Cogs and Cocktails Meet the drink-serving, drunk-driving droids at Roboexotica. The Vex Robotics Design System Versatile, powerful design raises the bot in prefab robotics construction kits. Mini Mars Rover A wireless remote control camera on wheels. Hot Air by Mister Jalopy in The Quick and Dirty Build a do-everything manifold to control, dry, route, and use compressed air. Two BEAMbots: Trimet and Solarroller Solder together one simple circuit and use it to control two very different solar-powered robo-critters: a little satellite that scoots and bumps around, and a mini cart that just keeps a-rolling until the sun goes down. Soccer-Playing Robot Make an autonomous robot that can chase a ping-pong ball, push it into a goal, and take other programmable actions. When you're finished, you'll have a few more wrinkles in your brain and no more fears of robot attacks. Building Tensegrity Models Make a "needle tower" sculpture from dowels and elastic cord that seems to defy the laws of physics. LED Throwies Make and toss a bunch of these inexpensive little lights to add color to any ferromagnetic surface in your neighborhood. It's Email Time Innocent-looking "clock" monitors the unread-message pileup in your inbox. Rumble Mouse For FPS gaming, a cellphone vibrator gives a kick to your clicks. Video Podcasting Producing TV shows on the cheap. Da Xerox Code How to read the tracking dots in your color Xerox printer. Let There Be (Front) Light Add an LED front light to your Game Boy Advance for $5. Sticky Fingers Modifying tech for pre-mouse toddlers. Homecasting Digital Music Good old FM beats wi-fi for sending streamed music around your house. Born-Again Boomboxes Up from the ghetto blaster, a new life as a functional-art stereo component. Run, Lala, Run A rodent-powered nightlight. Spider Rifle Humane, compressed-air-powered bug trapper. 3D Photography Taking stereographs is easier and more fun than ever. Macro Photography On a Budget Pringles-can lens extender produces dazzling ultra close-ups for peanuts. $130 Digital Picture Frame Build one in 15 minutes. The Secrets of Monitoring Atmospheric Haze Make a measuring instrument with an old video case and $20 worth of parts. RFID for Makers by Joe Grand Build this kit to read radio frequency ID tags. The MAKE Controller Announcing a just-maybe-revolutionary microcontroller for all things DIY. MakeShift by Lee D. Zlotoff The creator of MacGyver challenges you to survive an earthquake, a flood, and a hungover neighbor. Roomba Tronic by Phillip Torrone Take a tour into the underground robotic relentlessness of Roomba hacks, robots in the streets of Austin, and robot cockfighting. Off-the-Shelf Parts, Off-the-Wall Ideas by George Dyson Looking for the dawn of the digital universe? Check in the basement, next to the lavatory. My Version of Einstein's Amplifier Tyler Rourke tells how he built a replica of a hi-fi system built by Jack Rosenberg for Albert Einstein's 70th birthday gift. MAKE: VOL.07 Penny-Powered LED Power an LED with some salty water and $1.21. Shopping Cart Chair by Tim Anderson in Heirloom Technology Turn a shopping cart into a comfortable and stylish wheelchair. Digi-Comp Redux A maker in the middle recreates a kit classic. Magnetic Switches from Everyday Things Control many devices from afar with the magnetically sensitive Sneaky Switch. Arduino Fever The tale of a cute, blue microcontroller that fits nicely in the palm of your hand, and the expanding community of developers who love and support it. Life and Death at Low Temperatures b How to freeze and revive a garden snail. A Sublime Machine Mike Wilder makes Lego robots for time-lapse 3D videos of carnivorous plants. Kitchen Counter DNA Lab Extract, purify, and experiment with the blueprint of life. Home Molecular Genetics Extract, fingerprint, and replicate your own DNA. Hack Your Plants! Play God in your garden--create custom fruits, flowers, veggies, and more. Rocket-Launched Camcorder Hack a $30, single-use camcorder to make it reusable, then launch it up in a model rocket and capture thrilling astronaut's view footage of high-speed neighborhood escape and re-entry. The Two-Can Stirling Engine b The Stirling engine has long captivated inventors and dreamers. Here are complete plans for building and operating a two-cylinder model that runs on almost any high-temperature heat source. Home Mycology Lab Use an off-the-shelf home air purifier to make a laminar flow hood for your own miniature mycology lab. Then use it to culture and grow mushrooms, and to perform other experiments that require a clean-room environment. Head-Mounted Water Cannon Use steel fire-extinguisher power to pummel plastic squirt toys. Weatherproof Wi-Fi Access Point b Outdoor router with minimal coaxial run maximizes network range. Convertible Jockey Box Portable cooler taps and dispenses ice-cold beer from both kegs and mini-kegs. Beepkiller: Parental Revenge Three ways to silence annoying toys. iPod Video Converter Cable An easier way to watch iPod video on your TV. Automate Your Voicemail Greeting Program Asterisk to daily update your outgoing message in your own voice. USB-Powered Fan 12 easy steps to a cooler you. Thumb Life USB keydrive lets you listen to, read, and play what you want on any machine. El Cheapo Cantenna "Mountain Grown" coffee can makes homegrown wi-fi range extender. Backup Power To Go 9V battery USB-compatible charger juices up portables in a pinch. Palm Pilot Notebook Modified hardback book contains extra-powered PDA and travel keyboard. Scribbler Bot Homemade two-axis plotter finds work as a cariacature artist. How to Drink Beer on C-SPAN Put yourself into somebody else's video. Monster MIDI Detector Here's an easy-to-build MIDI detector packaged in a small Japanese action figure. Duct Tape and Cyclotrons Incredible machines at thte Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. MakeShift by Lee D. Zlotoff The creator of MacGyver challenges you to save a man stuck in a fissure filled with toxic gas. Digital Spelunking Unearthing ancient Apple II files on AOL. Strange Love by George Dyson Or, how they learned to start worrying and love to hate the bomb. My Robosapien in a Can High-Flying Video from Rocket-Launched Camcorder MAKE Vol.08 Custom Travel-Game Mod Make a travel edition of your favorite, and otherwise housebound, board game. Heavy Lifting Placing huge towers up a mountain is just the start to reaching Troy Caldwell's ski-resort-on-a-budget dream. Charlie Asquith's Jet Dory Charlie is 78 years old and he'd been fishing for mullet in Hawks Nest, Australia, for over 60 years. Homebrew Magnetometer Build a torsion balance to measure tiny changes in thet Earth's magnetic field. Shaker Flashlight Power Source Powering small electronics with your muscles. Homebrew Game Design Turning wacky ideas into fun board games. The Secret History of MYST Co-creator Robyn Miller reveals why it became the best-selling adventure game of all time. 1966: A Big Year for Games An afternoon with Ralph Baer, the "Father of Video Games." Photos from the Inside Toys sent through the X-ray machine give new insights. Pinball Restoring a crusty, beat up Cyclone and going inside the electromechanical underground. Chris Ware's ACME Papercraft Comics you can build! Tabletop Terrains That's no pile of trash; it's my asteroid mining colony! Making Your Own Video Game Microsoft's XNA Game Studio Express opens up game development. Pummer, Dude! Part robotic plant life, part techno-sculpture, these desktop toys are easy and fun to make. Roachball Goes Open Source In this fast-paced lunch-hour sport, changing the rules is part of the game. Building an Ornithopter For millennia, men and women have studied birds, bats, and beetles, observing and experimenting, attempting to determine what humans must do to fly by flapping. Killing Time Hack a retro gaming light gun with some tilt switches to control a vintage digital clock radio. After the alarm wakes you up, you can grab the gun and kill it off. Isn't that what you've always dreamed of doing? Coffee Roaster Lots of folks think that quaffing a cup of coffee from boutique beans comes close to nirvana, but roasting your own beans will bring you even closer. That's why I call this roaster the Nirvana Machine. Streamerator 2000 This favorite stage prop launches streams of toilet paper into mid-air, or can completely mummify someone in the front row. TV-to-Synth Interface Triggering sound from video images. World's Loudest iPod iBump crossover lets you crank it up without distortion. Project Redshark Turn your Xbox into a mobile media monstrocity. My Love Affair with LEDs Build a bright, low-powered desk lamp TV Spinner Motorized lazy Susan aims the screen where it's needed. Smart HVAC Energy-efficient A/C knows when you're in the room MIDI Controller Monkey A/V monkeyshines with flex sensors and a MIDIsense board Clean Out a Dishwasher Salvaging components from unwanted appliances. How Not to Make a How-To Video Ignore these handy rules and your instructional video will turn out great! Van TV b Big sights and sounds hit the streets. Quick and Dirty Light Table A storage bin, a pane of glass, and fluorescent light saves hundreds of dollars Moldmaking by Adam Savage How the pros replicate objects Gaming on the EDSAC and PDP-1 From the earliest computers came the first computer games Blast from the Past: The 1948 Union Hardware Catalog Old catalog provides a glipmse of how modern civilization was built wiithout laser levels or pneumatic nail guns Paper Water Bomber Winged origami missile with front-load tank delivers wet payload
Original Grin Ron English 2019-03-26 Through his highly subversive art Ron English (b. 1959) has bombed the global landscape with striking and often unsettling imagery. He coined the term" POPaganda" to describe his signature and darkly satirical renderings of corporate branding icons. Ranging from superhero mythology to pillars of art history, his work is populated with a vast and constantly growing arsenal of original characters such as MC Supersized; the obese fast-food mascot featured in the hit movie Supersize Me; and Abraham Obama, which fused America's 16th and 44th Presidents, an image that was posited by the media as having directly impacted the 2008 election. His cameo on The Simpsons secured his position as America's premier pop iconoclast. This book is the first complete retrospective of English's work, compiling his paintings, illustrations, toys, sculpture, street art, and "agit-pop." Additionally, it contains a lengthy and comprehensive interview with the artist conducted exclusively for this publication.
RoboCup-98: Robot Soccer World Cup II Minoru Asada 2003-06-29 RoboCup is an international initiative devoted to advancing the state of the art in artificial intelligence and robotics. The aims of the project and potential research directions are numerous. The ultimate, long-range goal is to build a team of robot soccer players that can beat a human World Cup champion team. This book is the second official archival publication devoted to RoboCup. It documents the achievements presented at the Second International Workshop on RoboCup held in Paris, France, in July 1998. The book opens with an overview section, provides research papers on selected technical topics, and presents technical and strategic descriptions of the work of participating teams. Of interest far beyond the rapidly growing RoboCup community, this book is also indispensable reading for R&D professionals interested in multi-agent systems, distributed artificial intelligence, and intelligent robotics.
Making Simple Robots Kathy Ceceri 2015-02-19 Making Simple Robots is based on one idea: Anybody can build a robot! That includes kids, school teachers, parents, and non-engineers. If you can knit, sew, or fold a flat piece of paper into a box, you can build a no-tech robotic part. If you can use a hot glue gun, you can learn to solder basic electronics into a low-tech robot that reacts to its environment. And if you can figure out how to use the apps on your smart phone, you can learn enough programming to communicate with a simple robot. Written in language that non-engineers can understand, Making Simple Robots helps beginners move beyond basic craft skills and materials to the latest products and tools being used by artists and inventors. Find out how to animate folded paper origami, design a versatile robot wheel-leg for 3D printing, or program a rag doll to blink its cyborg eye. Each project includes step-by-step directions as well as clear diagrams and photographs. And every chapter offers suggestions for modifying and expanding the projects, so that you can return to the projects again and again as your skill set grows.
RoboCup 2002: Robot Soccer World Cup VI Gal A. Kaminka 2003-11-11 RoboCup 2002, the 6th Robot World Cup Soccer and Rescue Competitions and Conference, took place during June 19–25, 2002, at the Fukuoka Dome (main venue) in Fukuoka, Japan. It was, by far, the RoboCup event with the largestnumberofregisteredparticipants(1004persons,distributedin188teams from 29 countries) and visitors (around 120,000 persons). As was done in its previous editions since 1997, the event included several robotic competitions and aninternationalsymposium.Thepapersandposterspresentedatthesymposium constitutethemainpartofthisbook.Leaguereportsinthe?nalsectiondescribe signi?cant advances in each league and the results. The symposium organizers received 76 submissions, among which 17 papers (22%) were accepted for oral presentation at the symposium (?rst section of the book), and 21 papers (29%) were accepted as posters (second section of the book). Most papers were evaluated by three reviewers each, chosen from the members of the International Program Committee (IPC). The IPC consisted of a balanced combination of regular RoboCup participants and researchers from outside this community. The reviewers worked hard to guarantee a fair review process – the result of their work was a high-quality symposium with very - teresting presentations.
More Than Peach (Bellen Woodard Original Picture Book) Bellen Woodard 2022-07-26 Penned by the very first Crayon Activist, Bellen Woodard, this picture book will tug at readers' heartstrings and inspire them to make a difference! When Bellen Woodard’s classmates referred to "the skin-color” crayon, in a school and classroom she had always loved, she knew just how important it was that everyone understood that “skin can be any number of beautiful colors.” This stunning picture book spreads Bellen’s message of inclusivity, empowerment, and the importance of inspiring the next generation of leaders. Bellen created the More Than Peach Project and crayons with every single kid in mind to transform the crayon industry and grow the way we see our world. And Bellen has done just that! This moving book includes back matter about becoming a leader and improving your community just like Bellen. Her wisdom and self- confidence are sure to encourage any young reader looking to use their voice to make even great spaces better!
Super Mario Encyclopedia: The Official Guide to the First 30 Years Nintendo 2018-10-23 Power Up! Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia: The Official Guide to the First 30 Years is jam-packed with content from all seventeen Super Mario games--from the original Super Mario Bros. to Super Mario 3D World. Track the evolution of the Goomba, witness the introduction of Yoshi, and relive your favorite levels. This tome also contains an interview with producer Takashi Tezuka, tips to help you find every coin, star, sun, and mushroom--even explanations of glitches! With information on enemies, items, obstacles, and worlds from over thirty years of Mario, Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia is the definitive resource for everything Super Mario!
The Strange Case of Origami Yoda (Origami Yoda #1) Tom Angleberger 2012-08-07 In this funny, uncannily wise portrait of the dynamics of a sixth-grade class and of the greatness that sometimes comes in unlikely packages, Dwight, a loser, talks to his classmates via an origami finger puppet of Yoda. If that weren’t strange enough, the puppet is uncannily wise and prescient. Origami Yoda predicts the date of a pop quiz, guesses who stole the classroom Shakespeare bust, and saves a classmate from popularity-crushing embarrassment with some well-timed advice. Dwight’s classmate Tommy wonders how Yoda can be so smart when Dwight himself is so clueless. With contributions from his puzzled classmates, Tommy assembles this first case file in the blockbuster bestselling Origami Yoda series, written by Tom Angleberger, author of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi: Beware the Power of the Dark Side, and hailed by School Library Journal as “honest, funny, and immensely entertaining.” F&P Level: T F&P Genre: RF
Shattered Nerves Victor D. Chase 2006-10-31 Shattered Nerves takes us on a journey into a new medical frontier, where sophisticated, state-of-the-art medical devices repair and restore failed sensory and motor systems. In a compelling narrative that reveals the intimate relationship between technology and the physicians, scientists, and patients who bring it to life, Victor D. Chase explores groundbreaking developments in neural technology.