Did the Universe start with a Big Bang? Is light a wave, a particle - or both? Are we the cause of global warming? Science has made it possible to comprehend the world we live in and the theoretical multiverses beyond, offering technological advances and extending the frontiers of knowledge. Written in plain English, The Science Book presents 80 of the most trailblazing ideas in physics, chemistry, and biology. It is packed with short, pithy explanations that cut through the jargon, step-by-step diagrams that untangle knotty theories, classic quotes that make scientific discoveries memorable, and witty illustrations that enhance and play with our understanding of science. Whatever your grasp of the subject, whether you're a keen student or an armchair expert, you'll find plenty to stimulate you within this book. Part of the popular "Big Ideas" series, The Science Book is the perfect way to explore this fascinating subject.
Learn to take photos like a professional with Tom Ang's masterclass In Digital Photography Masterclass, 2nd Edition, Tom Ang provides a one-on-one guide to every aspect of digital photography. Improve your skills, develop your eye and take control of your camera. Learn to take better pictures and be a better photographer by finding out how to imagine the results you want before achieving them. Fully updated to include all the latest equipment and software, discover how to master the complexities of lighting, composition and timing. Enhance your pictures with image manipulation and expanded lessons on post-production. Then start to specialise in whatever interests you, from sport to portrait, following Tom's tips on taking photos in a variety of genres. With Tom Ang's clear tutorials, practical assignments, step-by-step projects and inspirational examples in Digital Photography Masterclass, 2nd Edition you'll soon be picture perfect every time.
Discover the secret science behind the coolest inventions. How Cool is This? is an exciting introduction to inventions and technology. It's packed with delights such as glow sticks and exploding bubbles, modern mysteries like e-ink and wind turbines and familiar objects from crash helmets to fireworks. You'll discover something fascinating while seeing familiar objects in a new light through cutting-edge 3D xrays and high-speed photography. If you're a future inventor, this is the perfect book for you.
All About Everything is the ultimate, unputdownable almanac for children. Containing an exciting collection of facts for kids, this vibrant and visual reference book shows you everything you need to know! All About Everything contains a diverse mix of topics, presented in dazzling, colorful, child-friendly style with lively, informative text. From dinosaurs and animals to history and space, this highly illustrated collection of information brings together material from DK's popular One Million Things series and is packed with fun and interesting facts on every topic imaginable.
From creating life-saving vaccines to developing the most incredible computer games, this job e-guide features hundreds of careers, including trending opportunities. Do you have a passion but can't work out how to make a career out of it? Do you want to change your career but don't know where to start? Are you worried about career development? Or are you overwhelmed by so much advice you are lost in a sea of information? You're not the only one - and The Careers Handbook is here to steer you in the right direction. This indispensable e-guide is ideal for teenagers and newly qualified graduates. Career counsellors will also find this a trustworthy companion for helping students with their future career planning. So, whether you want to become a nurse or home decorator, a chef or cyber-security analyst (or you simply have no idea!) this book is your ultimate source. Concise and combining a user-friendly approach with a bold, graphic design, The Careers Handbook is like having your very own career coach.
50 amazing art projects inspired by masterpieces, now in eBook format. Fun, educational and bubbling over with creativity, My Art Book is a beautiful introduction for young children to the history and techniques of art. With over 50 project ideas to fire the imagination, including mosaics inspired by Diego Rivera, figure sculptures inspired by Henry Moore and aboriginal dreamtime art. My Art Book encourages your child to experiment with particular techniques and expand their creative minds. From making their own colours to creating a sculpture from natural materials - all recommended materials are readily available and alternatives are offered. With helpful step-by-steps and stunning photography, this inspirational art book will be loved by children and parents alike.
You can achieve your business dream. Beat the odds as you learn from the best - including Henry Ford, Steve Jobs, and Bill Gates - and turn your idea into an amazing and profitable enterprise. The Business Book helps you over the hurdles facing every new business, such as finding a gap in the market, securing finance, employing people, and creating an eye-catching brand. It is a plain-speaking visual guide to 80 of the most important commerce theories including chaos theory, critical path analysis, market mapping, and the MABA matrix. Its graphics and flow diagrams demystify complicated concepts and explain the ideas of seminal business thinkers, such as Malcolm Gladwell's "tipping point" or Michael Porter's "five forces". It shows that you can succeed with stories of rags-to-riches entrepreneurs, including the founders of Hewlett-Packard, who began their global enterprise from their garage. Whether you are a student, a CEO, or a would-be entrepreneur, The Business Book will inspire you and put you on the inside track to making your goal a reality.
Now available in paperback, The Baby Book is a guide to caring for your child -- from pregnancy through age three -- that celebrates the joy of being pregnant and of being a parent. Affirmative, encouraging, and practical, The Baby Book provides everything you need to know as a parent -- from pregnancy superfoods and labor tips to first check-ups and breastfeeding secrets -- while presenting this part of life as something you should celebrate, not fear. This guide includes interesting facts alongside practical advice, following the progress of mom and baby from pregnancy through to the first three years of life. The Baby Book emphasizes that pregnancy and having a family is a natural and enjoyable part of life, but also "keeps it real." Topics address real-life questions such as, "Do I have to get rid of my cat when I'm pregnant?" and "How do I know when something is wrong with my baby?" Myths are debunked, ideas on how to care for your baby are provided, and advice is given on how to cope when pregnant with a toddler in tow. The Baby Book is the perfect guide as you welcome and nurture your new bundle of joy.
Find out how you can help save the bees in lots of practical ways and discover the incredible science behind honey bees, beekeeping, and bees in the wild - from the carpenter solitary bee to the stingless sugarbag. The Bee Book is an intensely visual exploration of the big questions in bee science and ecology: why are bees such great pollinators? how do they make honey? is a swarm dangerous? how does a bumblebee fly? what is killing bees across the world and how can we stop it? The book is also a practical guide to adapting your outdoor space - no matter how small - to provide food and habitats for bees, with step-by-step projects for making bee homes and hotels, and a directory of the most bee-friendly plants to grow, with accompanying planting plans for pots and borders. And if you're looking to take a love of bees to the next level, the book also features a comprehensive beginner's guide to beekeeping with all the information and step-by-step techniques you'll need to set up and manage a hive and collect its honey - with an array of recipes for making the best use of hive products.