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Origami to Astonish and Amuse
St. Martin's Griffin
Imagine folding a piece of paper into nail clippers that really work, or a Swiss Army knife that actually opens, or a surfer on a wave that crashes when the surfer is slid forward...There's no need to imagine-this is for real! In Origami to Astonish and Amuse Jeremy Shafer has taken the art of paper folding in an entirely new direction. Filled with hundreds of entertaining models and folding ideas, ranging from amazingly simple to ...
Brandon Bird's Astonishing World of Art
From Pop artist Brandon Bird, this activity book is bursting with pages of coloring, stickering, and connect-the-dots fun! Featuring activities and portraits inspired by (and parodying) popular artists and televisions shows—including Law & Order , Nicolas Cage, Christopher Walken, Mr. T, Ghostbusters , and more— Brandon Bird's Astonishing World of Art offers endless entertainment for adult children of all ages.
God's Astounding Opinion of You: Understanding Your Identity Will Change Your Life
Harvest House Publishers
Many people would be surprised to learn that God's view of them is much greater than their own. Ralph Harris, founder and President of LifeCourse Ministries, leads readers to experience a deeply satisfying, joyful relationship with Christ as they embrace what God thinks of them--that they are holy, righteous, blameless, and lovable. With easily communicated biblical knowledge and examples of God's grace, Harris turns readers toward the love ...
Astonishing X-Men Omnibus
Care to Dare: Unleashing Astonishing Potential Through Secure Base Leadership (J-B Warren Bennis Series)
Have you ever been led by someone who cared for you like family, and dared you to achieve more than you ever thought possible for yourself, your organization, and even society? Award-winning author of Hostage at the Table , George Kohlrieser, along with his co-authors Susan Goldsworthy and Duncan Coombe, explain how becoming a secure base leader releases extraordinary potential in others. Part of the Warren Bennis leadership series Care ...
The Fourth Part of the World: An Astonishing Epic of Global Discovery, Imperial Ambition, and the Birth of ...
"Old maps lead you to strange and unexpected places, and none does so more ineluctably than the subject of this book: the giant, beguiling Waldseemüller world map of 1507." So begins this remarkable story of the map that gave America its name. For millennia Europeans believed that the world consisted of three parts: Europe, Africa, and Asia. They drew the three continents in countless shapes and sizes on their maps, but occasionally they ...
Women of Power & Grace: Nine Astonishing, Inspiring Luminaries of Our Time
Wake Up Pr
The deeds miracles and teachings of these nine will be an inspiration to those who seek the deepest most powerful forms of spirituality. the book includes many of their teachings in their own words with special emphasis on the women of India who teach the sublime nondual Vedanta philosophy-one of the greatest philosophical achievements in the history of human thought. The stories of these spiritual champions of the highest order will ...
Mysterio's Encyclopedia of Magic and Conjuring: A Complete Compendium of Astonishing Illusions
Behold the secrets of the world’s greatest conjurer! Stretch handkerchiefs! Bend spoons! Until his untimely death on stage in 1936, the Amazing Mr. Mysterio was one of the world’s most celebrated magicians—a brilliant showman who rivaled Harry Houdini and Howard Thurston with his astonishing performances. And now, with the publication of Mysterio’s Encyclopedia of Magic and Conjuring , his secrets are finally made known to the ...
Bruchko: The Astonishing True Story of a 19-year-old American, His Capture by the Motilone Indians and His ...
[Read by Gary Dikeos] What happens when a nineteen-year-old boy leaves home and heads into the jungles to evangelize a murderous tribe of South American Indians? For Bruce Olson, it meant capture, disease, terror, loneliness, and torture. But what he discovered through trial and error has revolutionized the world of missions. Bruchko, which has sold more than 300,000 copies worldwide, has been called ''more fantastic and harrowing than ...
BUSINESS WITH A HEART: A Novel About Balancing Your Head & Heart For Astonishing Results
This is the story of a young woman who is rapidly climbing up the corporate ladder but treading down a complicated path of business, personal life, and spirituality. Along the way, she learns that all these segments of our lives are never far apart. Her search for a more fulfilling corporate existence is nearly stymied in the crosshairs of a demanding boss, resistant subordinates, and her own unfortunate oversights. While written in novel ...
Broadway Presents] Teens' Musical Theatre Anthology Female Edition CD Included PVG
(Vocal Collection). Broadway Presents! Teens' Musical Theatre Anthology: Female Edition is a delightful collection of musical theatre songs from a variety of shows that span decades of theatre history. Using the original vocal scores, the songs have been selected and adapted with the ranges and skills of teen singers in mind. Authoritative historical and contextual commentary, audition tips, and 16-bar cut suggestions for each song make this ...
STEPHEN BIESTY'S INCREDIBLE EXPLOSIANS: Exploded Views of Astonishing Things
Twelve novel subjects--including the Grand Canyon and a city block--are presented from different points of view, in exploded illustrations, in detailed cross-sections, and even turned inside out, all complete with intriguing anecdotes.
Battling with Nazi Demons: The Astonishing Journey of the Son of an Austrian War Criminal (True Stories)
Onwards and Upwards
Unreasonable Inferences: The True Story of a Wrongful Conviction and its Astonishing Aftermath
Point Beach Publishing
Unreasonable Inferences is a true crime story written by a prosecutor in the Wisconsin county where the events recounted occurred. From the brutal assault of a woman jogging along a remote stretch of beach on the Lake Michigan shoreline, through a history-making verdict twenty years later, it's a fast-paced story full of suspense. The astonishing aftermath of the original trial received extensive coverage in the New York Times, the Chicago ...
Old Floyd Tells Tales: The Amazing, Astonishing, Mysterious, Suspenseful, Dramatic, Tragic, Comic, Poignant, ...
R. W. Pinger
The seven stories in this book are fictional, yet they capture the brutally real, the ridiculously funny, and the often painfully sad experiences of 19th century miners in Nevada and California. The eyewitness narrator, Old Floyd, tells the tales using the bawdy humor and unbridled hyperbole typical of American folklore. Although the stores can be read simply as amusing and entertaining frontier adventures, they also provide a satiric view of ...
Voodoo Vintners: Oregon's Astonishing Biodynamic Winegrowers
Oregon State University Press, 2012
Could cow horns, vortexes, and the words of a prophet named Rudolf Steiner hold the key to producing the most alluring wines in the world—and to saving the planet? In Voodoo Vintners, wine writer Katherine Cole reveals the mysteries of biodynamic winegrowing, tracing its practice from Paleolithic times to the finest domaines in Burgundy today. At the epicenter of the American biodynamic revolution are the Oregon winemakers who believe that ...
The High-Tech Gambler: The True Story of Keith Taft & His Astonishing Machines
Renee Taft Meloche, 2012
In 1972, Keith Taft's toes secretly tapped, sending messages to a 15-pound computer strapped around his waist. Tiny red, green and yellow lights flashed on and off in the frame of a pair of eyeglasses signaling how to play his hand at blackjack. By 1977--the 15-pound monster was a calculator-sized computer with a tiny keyboard attached to his thigh. In 1983 a mini-video camera inside his belt buckle could glimpse the dealer’s hole card. Thor ...
Astonishing X-Men By Joss Whedon & John Cassaday Ultimate Collection Book 2
The chart-topping super-team of Joss Whedon (TV's Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Runaways) and John Cassaday (Planetary, Captain America) return for more Astonishing X-Men! If you thought their past efforts were full of shocks and surprises, hold onto your eyeballs because you haven't seen anything yet! Things go from peculiar to just plain bizarre as Emma Frost's erratic behavior sends the X-Men spinning in a nonstop downward spiral. Will an ...
The Crystal Skulls: Astonishing Portals to Man's Past
Stephen S. Mehler
Adventures Unlimited Press
What unknown hands carved these mysterious skulls perhaps over 12,000 years ago? Do they really have the power of life and death? In 1927, while searching for the lost civilization of Atlantis, archeologists discovered in the ruins of a Mayan city a perfect replica of a human skull, exquisitely carved and polished from a single piece of quartz crystal. It is clearly the product of a sophisticated civilization-yet its age has been estimated at ...
Amazing Words: An Alphabetical Anthology of Alluring, Astonishing, Beguiling, Bewitching, Enchanting, ...
Marion Street Press, LLC, 2012
With fascinating etymologies and letter patterns of more than 400 everyday words, bestselling language writer Richard Lederer offers insights into the most bedazzling, beguiling, and bewitching words in the English language. Readers will discover why William Shakespeare may be hiding in the Old Testament; why "run" is the longest word in English; how people's names become common words; and how the Bible, mythology, the sea, the land, show ...
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