Cards and Wrapping Paper

Author: Rita Storey

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1508150699

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Nothing complements a gift better than the perfect card. They’re fun and easy to make—and often cheaper! From monster hug to swimming fish cards, readers learn many techniques to make creative, thoughtful cards as well as colorful wrapping paper. Each project offers crafting ideas readers can use on future projects with unique colors and papers. Easy-to-follow instructions and the full-color photographs that accompany each step guide readers through each project from beginning to end. It’s the perfect way to give any gift a personal touch!

Current Catalog

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Publisher: N.A


Category: Medicine

Page: N.A

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First multi-year cumulation covers six years: 1965-70.

Paint by Sticker

Create 12 Masterpieces One Sticker at a Time!

Author: Workman Publishing

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN: 0761187235

Category: Art

Page: 56

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Introducing a compelling new activity for crafters and artists, doodlers and coloring book enthusiasts of all ages. Paint by Sticker includes everything you need to create twelve vibrant, full-color "paintings." The images--including sunflowers, a fox, a hummingbird in mid-flight, two boats on the water--are rendered in "low-poly," a computer graphics style that creates a 3-D effect. As in paint-by-number, each template is divided into dozens of spaces, each with a number that corresponds to a particular colored sticker. Find the sticker, peel it, and place it in the right space. Add the next, and the next, and the next--it's an activity that's utterly absorbing as you watch a "painting" emerge from a flat black-and-white illustration to a dazzling image with color, body, spirit. The pages are perforated for easy removal, making it simple to frame the completed images.

The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids

The Current State of Evidence and Recommendations for Research

Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Health and Medicine Division,Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice,Committee on the Health Effects of Marijuana: An Evidence Review and Research Agenda

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309453070

Category: Science

Page: 486

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Significant changes have taken place in the policy landscape surrounding cannabis legalization, production, and use. During the past 20 years, 25 states and the District of Columbia have legalized cannabis and/or cannabidiol (a component of cannabis) for medical conditions or retail sales at the state level and 4 states have legalized both the medical and recreational use of cannabis. These landmark changes in policy have impacted cannabis use patterns and perceived levels of risk. However, despite this changing landscape, evidence regarding the short- and long-term health effects of cannabis use remains elusive. While a myriad of studies have examined cannabis use in all its various forms, often these research conclusions are not appropriately synthesized, translated for, or communicated to policy makers, health care providers, state health officials, or other stakeholders who have been charged with influencing and enacting policies, procedures, and laws related to cannabis use. Unlike other controlled substances such as alcohol or tobacco, no accepted standards for safe use or appropriate dose are available to help guide individuals as they make choices regarding the issues of if, when, where, and how to use cannabis safely and, in regard to therapeutic uses, effectively. Shifting public sentiment, conflicting and impeded scientific research, and legislative battles have fueled the debate about what, if any, harms or benefits can be attributed to the use of cannabis or its derivatives, and this lack of aggregated knowledge has broad public health implications. The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids provides a comprehensive review of scientific evidence related to the health effects and potential therapeutic benefits of cannabis. This report provides a research agendaâ€"outlining gaps in current knowledge and opportunities for providing additional insight into these issuesâ€"that summarizes and prioritizes pressing research needs.

The Stein Book

Illustrated Catalog, Current Prices, Collector's Information

Author: Gary Kirsner,Jim Gruhl

Publisher: Glentiques Limited


Category: Art

Page: 332

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Software Abstractions

Logic, Language, and Analysis

Author: Daniel Jackson

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262528908

Category: Computers

Page: 376

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Previously published in hardcover: 2012.


So Different, So Appealing

Author: Chon A. Noriega,Mari Carmen Ramirez,Pilar Tompkins Rivas

Publisher: UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Press

ISBN: 9780895511645


Page: 240

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Home-signaling a dwelling, residence or place of origin-embodies one of the most basic concepts for understanding an individual or group within a larger physical and social environment. Yet home has been a little noted, although prevalent, feature in art since the 1950s, a period in which artists challenged the traditional "object" of the visual arts through the use of material and media culture, new forms, and performative actions and processes. This volume explores works by diverse US Latino and Latin American artists whose engagement with the concept of "home" provides the basis for an alternative narrative of post-war art. Their work brings together an impressive array of formal languages, conceptual strategies, and art historical references with the varied social concerns characterizing both the postwar period in the Americas and an emerging global economy impacting day-to-day life. The artists featured in this volume engage home as both concept and artifact. This can be seen in the use of building fragments or excisions (Gordon Matta-Clark, Gabriel de la Mora, and Leyla C�rdenas), household furniture (Raphael Monta�ez Ortiz, Beatriz Gonz�lez, Doris Salcedo, Amalia Mesa-Bains, Guillermo Kuitca), and personal possessions (Carmen Argote, Mar�a Teresa Hincapi�, Camilo Ontiveros), and also in the use of coca leaves as a material base of the American Dream and its economic exchange with Colombia (Miguel �ngel Rojas). Within more representational work, home is the re-creation of fraught domiciles (Abraham Cruzvillegas, Pep�n Osorio, Daniel J. Martinez), a collage of spaces, styles, and materials (Antonio Berni, Andr�s Asturias, Jorge Pedro N��ez, Miguel Angel R�os, Juan Sanchez), and a juxtaposition of bodies and place (Laura Aguilar, Myrna B�ez, Johanna Calle, Perla de Le�n, Ramiro Gomez, Jessica Kair�, Vincent Valdez). In more conceptual work, home is all these things reduced to form-a floor plan (Luis Camnitzer, Le�n Ferrari, Mar�a Elena Gonz�lez, Guillermo Kuitca), a catalog of objects (Antonio Martorell, Hincapi�), or a housing development plan (Livia Corona Benjamin, Martinez). In the end, home is a journey without arrival (Allora y Calzadilla, Luis Cruz Azaceta, Christina Fernandez, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Julio C�sar Morales, Teresa Serrano). Home-So Different, So Appealing reveals the departures and confluences that continue to shape US Latino and Latin American art and expands our appreciation of these artists and their work.

The beer stein book

a 400 year history, illustrated catalog, current prices, collector's information

Author: Gary Kirsner

Publisher: Glentiques, Limited


Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 383

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The Berenstain Bears God Bless Our Country

Author: Mike Berenstain

Publisher: Zonderkidz

ISBN: 0310736951

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 24

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The Bear family and their Bear Country neighbors celebrate the Fourth of July with a big parade. But not before the cubs get a lesson about the blessings of freedom for their country. Features 12 full-color stickers.

Advanced Information Systems Engineering

14th International Conference, CAiSE 2002 Toronto, Canada, May 27-31, 2002 Proceedings

Author: Anne Banks Pidduck,John Mylopoulos,Carson C. Woo,M.T. Ozsu

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3540479619

Category: Computers

Page: 782

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TheexplosivegrowthoftheInternetandtheWebhavecreatedanever-growing demand for information systems, and ever-growing challenges for Information Systems Engineering. The series of Conferences on Advanced Information S- tems Engineering (CAiSE) was launched in Scandinavia by Janis Bubenko and Arne Solvberg in 1989, became an important European conference, and was held annually in major European sites throughout the 1990s. Now, in its 14th year,CAiSEwasheldforthe?rsttimeoutsideEurope,showcasinginternational researchon information systems and their engineering. Not surprisingly, this year the conference enjoyed unprecedented attention. In total, the conference received 173 paper submissions, the highest number ever for a CAiSE conference. Of those, 42 were accepted as regular papers and 26 as short (poster) papers. In addition, the conference received 12 proposals for workshops of which 8 were approved, while 4 tutorials were selected from 15 submissions. The technical program was put together by an international committee of 81 experts. In total, 505 reviews were submitted, with every member of the committeecontributing.Decisionsonallsubmissionswerereachedataprogram committee meeting in Toronto on January 26-27,2002. Workshop and tutorial proposals were handled separately by committees chaired by Patrick Martin (workshops), and Jarek Gryz and Richard Paige (tutorials). We wish to extend a great “THANK YOU!” to all members of the program and organizing committees for their volunteer contributions of time and exp- tise. The fact that so many busy (and famous!) people took the trouble to help uswiththeorganizationofthisconferenceandtheformationofitstechnicalp- gram speaks well for the future of CAiSE and the ?eld of Information Systems Engineering.

Terrorist Assemblages

Homonationalism in Queer Times

Author: Jasbir K. Puar

Publisher: Duke University Press

ISBN: 0822371758

Category: Social Science

Page: 392

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Tenth Anniversary Expanded Edition Ten years on, Jasbir K. Puar’s pathbreaking Terrorist Assemblages remains one of the most influential queer theory texts and continues to reverberate across multiple political landscapes, activist projects, and scholarly pursuits. Puar argues that configurations of sexuality, race, gender, nation, class, and ethnicity are realigning in relation to contemporary forces of securitization, counterterrorism, and nationalism. She examines how liberal politics incorporate certain queer subjects into the fold of the nation-state, shifting queers from their construction as figures of death to subjects tied to ideas of life and productivity. This tenuous inclusion of some queer subjects depends, however, on the production of populations of Orientalized terrorist bodies. Heteronormative ideologies that the U.S. nation-state has long relied on are now accompanied by what Puar calls homonationalism—a fusing of homosexuality to U.S. pro-war, pro-imperialist agendas. As a concept and tool of biopolitical management, homonationalism is here to stay. Puar’s incisive analyses of feminist and queer responses to the Abu Ghraib photographs, the decriminalization of sodomy in the wake of the Patriot Act, and the profiling of Sikh Americans and South Asian diasporic queers are not instances of a particular historical moment; rather, they are reflective of the dynamics saturating power, sexuality, race, and politics today. This Tenth Anniversary Expanded Edition features a new foreword by Tavia Nyong’o and a postscript by Puar entitled “Homonationalism in Trump Times.” Nyong’o and Puar recontextualize the book in light of the current political moment while reposing its original questions to illuminate how Puar’s interventions are even more vital and necessary than ever.

Understanding and Predicting the Gulf of Mexico Loop Current

Critical Gaps and Recommendations

Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Gulf Research Program,Committee on Advancing Understanding of Gulf of Mexico Loop Current Dynamics

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309462207

Category: Science

Page: 116

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One of the most significant, energetic, yet not well understood, oceanographic features in the Americas is the Gulf of Mexico Loop Current System (LCS), consisting of the Loop Current (LC) and the Loop Current Eddies (LCEs) it sheds. Understanding the dynamics of the LCS is fundamental to understanding the Gulf of Mexico’s full oceanographic system, and vice versa. Hurricane intensity, offshore safety, harmful algal blooms, oil spill response, the entire Gulf food chain, shallow water nutrient supply, the fishing industry, tourism, and the Gulf Coast economy are all affected by the position, strength, and structure of the LC and associated eddies. This report recommends a strategy for addressing the key gaps in general understanding of LCS processes, in order to instigate a significant improvement in predicting LC/LCE position, evolving structure, extent, and speed, which will increase overall understanding of Gulf of Mexico circulation and to promote safe oil and gas operations and disaster response in the Gulf of Mexico. This strategy includes advice on how to design a long-term observational campaign and complementary data assimilation and numerical modeling efforts.

Dual Use Research of Concern in the Life Sciences

Current Issues and Controversies

Author: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Policy and Global Affairs,Committee on Science, Technology, and Law,Committee on Dual Use Research of Concern: Options for Future Management

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309458889

Category: Science

Page: 114

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The potential misuse of advances in life sciences research is raising concerns about national security threats. Dual Use Research of Concern in the Life Sciences: Current Issues and Controversies examines the U.S. strategy for reducing biosecurity risks in life sciences research and considers mechanisms that would allow researchers to manage the dissemination of the results of research while mitigating the potential for harm to national security.

Is Capitalism Obsolete?

A Journey through Alternative Economic Systems

Author: Giacomo Corneo

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674982576

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 312

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Giacomo Corneo presents a refreshingly antidogmatic review of economic systems, in the form of a fictional dialogue between a daughter indignant about economic injustice and her father, a professor of economics. They tour hypothetical systems in which production and consumption obey noncapitalistic rules and test the systems’ economic feasibility.