Stargazing For Dummies

Author: Steve Owens

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118411579

Category: Science

Page: 352

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Reach for the stars Stargazing is the practice of observing the night sky and itscontents - from constellations through to planets and galaxies.Stars and other night sky objects can be seen with the naked eye,or seen in greater numbers and in more detail with binoculars or atelescope. Stargazing For Dummies offers you the chance to explorethe night sky, providing a detailed guide to the mainconstellations and also offering advice on viewing other night skyobjects such as planets and nebulae. It's a great introduction to afun new hobby, and even provides a fun way to get the kids outsidewhile doing something educational! Gives you an introduction to looking at the sky with binocularsor a telescope Offers advice on photographing the night sky Without needing to get your head around mind-bending theories,you can take part in some practical physics If you're looking for easy-to-follow guidance on getting to knowthe night sky, Stargazing For Dummies has you covered.
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Running Great Meetings and Workshops For Dummies

Author: Jessica Pryce-Jones,Julia Lindsay

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118770463

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 346

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Run engaging, productive group sessions with practical guidance and expert advice Running Great Workshops & Meetings For Dummies delivers the tools managers need to facilitate engaging and rewarding group sessions. Written by two highly experienced leadership and coaching consultants, this book provides practical, hands-on instruction that can help you turn your meetings and training sessions around. Boost productivity by engaging attendees from the start, scheduling with time and energy levels in mind and keeping to a clear agenda. You'll learn the skills that will help you get the most out of every group session and discover which seemingly small details can have a huge impact on outcomes. The current global recession has increased the emphasis organisations place on skills development and training throughout the world. While specialised service organisations exist, many companies lack the means to outsource their training needs or invest in specially trained staff to get the job done. Running Great Workshops & Meetings For Dummies presents a solution by providing clear group leadership instruction with immediate applications to employees in any department. Regardless of the type of meeting, training session or workshop you're running, this book provides the information you need. Learn to align outcomes and objectives, establish an agenda and schedule and manage pre-work for attendees Discover how to connect with the group, establish expectations and set ground rules Find out how to set the pace, manage challenges and objections and troubleshoot issues Effectively evaluate the session, ensure accountability and maintain momentum Running Great Workshops & Meetings For Dummies provides practical advice you can put to work today.
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Astronomy For Dummies

Author: Stephen P. Maran

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119374243

Category: Science

Page: 384

View: 1956

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From asteroids to black holes, this guide takes you on a grand tour of the universe, and provides an introduction to the night sky.
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Nostradamus For Dummies

Author: Scarlett Ross

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118070054

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 384

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Nostradamus made simple-a surefire prophecy of success! Michel Notredame, or Nostradamus (1503-1566), was a French physician, astrologer, and prophet whose books of visionary four-line verses have intrigued and beguiled readers for hundreds of years. Now, with this fun and easy guide, everyone can finally get a handle on Nostradamus and his "Centuries" of prophecies, which many people believe to have predicted the French Revolution, the rise of Hitler, the Kennedy assassination, and 9/11, among other events. The book covers Nostradamus's life and beliefs, his use of cryptic language and anagrams, interpretations of his work that link it to specific historical incidents, and critics who are skeptical of his prophecies. It also explores the implications of his work on the past, present, and future, and much more!
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ASUS Eee PC For Dummies

Author: Joel McNamara

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470452730

Category: Computers

Page: 384

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What can you do with your Eee PC? Find out how to get the most from this mini-laptop with Asus Eee PC For Dummies. It shows you how to get things done—using the Linux operating system and applications, navigating the tabbed desktop, adding hardware and software, backing up and restoring the Eee PC, and more. You’ll learn how to set up Windows, take advantage of all the pre-installed software, ensure that your computer is secure, and even run your Eee PC on solar power. You’ll find tips for configuring printers and changing touchpad settings, techniques for making Skype phone calls and listening to Internet radio, and advice for adding storage and peripherals. It also helps you: Take full advantage of this exciting, ultra-portable “netbook” PC Set up your wireless connection Make free Skype phone calls and video calls Use OpenOffice.org, Thunderbird e-mail, Mozilla Firefox, and other included applications Use the versatile OpenOffice productivity suite, including Writer for word processing, Calc for spreadsheets, and Impress for presentations Compare the advantages of Windows vs. Linux Discover the science, language, math, and art functions that kids can enjoy on the Eee Enjoy built-in games, watch videos, play music, organize and view photos, and more Boost storage and memory with SD cards and USB drives, go Bluetooth, and add a GPS Get the scoop on backups, explore the advanced desktop, and customize the user interface The Eee PC makes it simple to surf the Web, play games, work, and more. Asus Eee PC For Dummies makes it easier!
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Android Tablets For Dummies

Author: Dan Gookin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118671333

Category: Computers

Page: 320

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Get the most out of your Android tablet with this full-color reference Whether you are one of the millions who already have an Android tablet, or you are interested in joining the masses with a first-time purchase, this friendly guide is perfect for you! Written by the ultimate For Dummies author Dan Gookin, this funny-but-informative book introduces you to the features of all Android tablets and details the nuances of what makes a tablet more than a smartphone yet different than a computer. You'll discover how to browse the web on your tablet, get organized with a digital calendar, enjoy music and books, use the camera, access social networks, watch video, and more. Helps you choose the right apps for all your interests out of the thousands of apps that are available for the Android platform Covers all Android tablets, from popular favorites like the Kindle Fire HD, NOOK HD, and Google Nexus to devices from other manufacturers like Samsung, Asus, Motorola, and others Walks you through maintenance and common troubleshooting tips Packed with invaluable information on everything from typing and editing text to customizing and personalizing your tablet, Android Tablets For Dummies gets you off the ground running with your Android tablet!
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Cancun & the Yucatan For Dummies

Author: Victoria Veilleux,David Baird

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470183349

Category: Travel

Page: 292

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The spectacular coastline of Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula is a diverse playground where you can bask on pristine beaches, explore ancient ruins, play golf or tennis, go biking, snorkeling or scuba diving, do serious shopping, or escape to a secluded lagoon. With info on Cancun, Isla Mujeres, Cozumel, Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya, plus the nearby ruins, this friendly guide gives you the low down on: Everything from unique spa experiences to nature preserves and ecoparks Accommodations ranging from a luxury resort where guests can dabble in a Viking-clad kitchen or where rooms spread out through the jungle to a European-style inn that offers Spanish lessons or a peaceful beachside palapa (thatch-roofed) inn All kinds of dining options, including fresh seafood, regional specialties such as pork pibil, papadzules, and poc chuc, or Thai, Argentinean, or Italian cuisine Diving into the clear depths of the Yucatán cenotes (natural wells) Birding at Isla Contoy, with more than 70 species of birds as well as a host of marine and animal life The Panoramic Tower on Isla Mujeres. where you get a stunning view of the island and Cancun Day trips to the archeological sites at Tulum, Chichén Itzá, and Ek Balam The pedestrian-only Avenida 5 in Playa del Carmen that’s the hot social scene Night life, including live music venues, tequila bars, sports bars, cafes, and plenty of places where you can dance the night away Like every For Dummies travel guide, Cancún & the Yucatán For Dummies, 3rd Edition includes: Down-to-earth trip-planning advice What you shouldn’t miss — and what you can skip The best hotels and restaurants for every budget Handy Post-it® Flags to mark your favorite pages Whether your idea of the perfect vacation is action, sun, and non-stop fun or an escape to a peaceful haven where life moves along in pure mañana mode, this guide will get you on your way with no problemo, amigo.
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Arizona For Dummies

Author: Edie Jarolim

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: 9780764554841

Category: Travel

Page: 500

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Whether you want to hike the Grand Canyon, play some winter golf, or relive the days of the Old West, Arizona is great place to unwind. From natural wonders to the nightlife of Phoenix and Scottsdale, this fun and informative guide covers everything you need to know for the perfect Wild West vacation: Fun side trips from greater Phoenix Natural wonders including the Grand Canyon and Hopi mesas Inside tips on the best outdoor activities in each region Five great itineraries for short and long trips alike Facts and tips on exploring Navajo and Hopi country Like every For Dummies travel guide, Arizona For Dummies, Second Edition includes: Down-to-earth trip-planning advice What you shouldn’t miss — and what you can skip The best restaurants and hotels for every budget Lots of detailed maps
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Reptiles & amphibians for dummies

Author: Patricia Pope Bartlett

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 342

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Aids readers in the care of reptiles and amphibians, and offers advice about choosing the right herp, making a home, and providing food and medical attention.
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National Parks of the American West For Dummies

Author: Kurt Repanshek

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: N.A

Category: Travel

Page: 427

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* Formerly America's National Parks For Dummies, this guide now focuses exclusively on the most popular parks in the system-those west of the Mississippi * Covers Arches, Death Valley, Grand Canyon, Grand Teton, Mount Rainer, Olympic, Sequoia/King's Canyon, Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Zion * 65 percent of Americans surveyed said they had taken a trip of 50 miles or more in the last year to visit a state or national park or forest
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