What a Trout Sees: A Fly-Fishing Guide To Life Underwater [PDF]
06 February 2017, 02:27
2013 | PDF | 483.55MB
There are ten thousand guide books on the market that tell you how to approach the fish from the bank or boat, but there is no accessible, mainstream title that shows you what the world is like under the water, from the fish’s perspective. With Trout’s Eye View, the curious fisherman interested in taking his or her skill level up a notch or two will finally have all the information he needs. A new kind of general beginner’s guide, this title will introduce fishermen to the fish themselves. Here is what you’re trying to catch, and this is how best to catch it. In a market packed to the cold gills with general how-to introductions, this will be an energetically fresh spin.
The Flying Machine Book: Build and Launch 35 Rockets, Gliders, Helicopters, Boomerangs, and More [EPUB]
01 February 2017, 16:47
2012 | EPUB | 2.59MB
Calling all future Amelia Earharts and Chuck Yeagers—there’s more than one way to get off the ground. Author and physics teacher Bobby Mercer will show readers 35 easy-to-build and fun-to-fly contraptions that can be used indoors or out. Better still, each of these rockets, gliders, boomerangs, launchers, and helicopters are constructed for little or no cost using recycled materials.
The Flying Machine Book will show readers how to turn rubber bands, paper clips, straws, plastic bottles, and index cards into amazing, gravity-defying flyers. Learn how to turn a drinking straw, rubber band, and index card into a Straw Rocket, or convert a paper towel tube into a Grape Bazooka. Empty water bottles can be transformed into Plastic Zippers and Bottle Rockets, and ordinary paper can be cut and folded to make a Fingerrangs—a small boomerang—or a Maple Key Helicopter.
Each project contains a material list and detailed step-by-step instructions with photos. Mercer also includes explanations of the science behind each flyer, including concepts such as lift, thrust, and drag, the Bernoulli effect, and more. Readers can use this information to modify and improve their flyers, or explain to their teachers why throwing a paper airplane is a mini science lesson.
The Joy of Cheesemaking [EPUB]
30 January 2017, 05:54
2011 | EPUB | 35.43MB
Here is an easy-to-understand, beautifully illustrated guide to making cheese. It includes a basic overview of cheese manufacturing and aging, from the raw ingredients to the final product, and much more. With clear instructions, gorgeous photographs, and a glossary, this comprehensive guide will allow the reader to learn all about cheese, from making it, to choosing it, to pairing it with the right wines.