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Entertainment Engineering By John W. Wesner
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"Entertainment Engineering." You may ask, "what has Engineering to do with Entertainment, other than the design of roller coasters?" The reality is that engineering lies behind... More > almost every type of entertainment, from the press that printed this book, through special effects in many movies, to the creation of "rides" based upon flight simulators and industrial robots. Entertainment has more influence on popular culture than almost anything you can name. In this book we begin in Part 1 by looking at the entertainment industry in general, with a focus on delighting the customers. We ask what is unique/special about the domain Entertainment, we look at the broad scope of Entertainment, and end by asking the reader to think about their own entertainment preferences. In Part 2 we examine exactly how the behind-the-scenes engineering contributes to many specific types of entertainment.< Less
Entertainment Engineering By John W. Wesner
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"Entertainment Engineering." You may ask, "what has Engineering to do with Entertainment, other than the design of roller coasters?" The reality is that engineering lies behind... More > almost every type of entertainment, from the press that printed this book, through special effects in many movies, to the creation of "rides" based upon flight simulators and industrial robots. Entertainment has more influence on popular culture than almost anything you can name. In this book we begin in Part 1 by looking at the entertainment industry in general, with a focus on delighting the customers. We ask what is unique/special about the domain Entertainment, we look at the broad scope of Entertainment, and end by asking the reader to think about their own entertainment preferences. In Part 2 we examine exactly how the behind-the-scenes engineering contributes to many specific types of entertainment.< Less
Entertainment & Shadows By Michael Hur
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Welcome to Entertainment & Shadows. As in life many things go on behind the doors. In the lives of famous people, historic figures and events the doors behind the scenes can reveal much. In... More > this book you will learn the true events of famous people in history, historic events, professional wrestling, sports legends, Hollywood celebrities and more. Welcome to a book that takes you in their world.< Less
Physics for Entertainment By Yakov Perelman
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Published in 1913, a best-seller in the 1930s and long out of print, Physics for Entertainment was translated from Russian into many languages and influenced science students around the world. Among... More > them was Grigori Yakovlevich Perelman, the Russian mathematician (unrelated to the author), who solved the Poincaré conjecture, and who was awarded and rejected the Fields Medal. Grigori’s father, an electrical engineer, gave him Physics for Entertainment to encourage his son’s interest in mathematics. In the foreword, the book’s author describes the contents as “conundrums, brain-teasers, entertaining anecdotes, and unexpected comparisons,” adding, “I have quoted extensively from Jules Verne, H. G. Wells, Mark Twain and other writers, because, besides providing entertainment, the fantastic experiments these writers describe may well serve as instructive illustrations at physics classes.”< Less
Physics for Entertainment By Yakov Perelman
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Published in 1913, a best-seller in the 1930s and long out of print, Physics for Entertainment was translated from Russian into many languages and influenced science students around the world. Among... More > them was Grigori Yakovlevich Perelman, the Russian mathematician (unrelated to the author), who solved the Poincaré conjecture, and who was awarded and rejected the Fields Medal. Grigori’s father, an electrical engineer, gave him Physics for Entertainment to encourage his son’s interest in mathematics. In the foreword, the book’s author describes the contents as “conundrums, brain-teasers, entertaining anecdotes, and unexpected comparisons,” adding, “I have quoted extensively from Jules Verne, H. G. Wells, Mark Twain and other writers, because, besides providing entertainment, the fantastic experiments these writers describe may well serve as instructive illustrations at physics classes.”< Less
CHRISTMAS ENTERTAINMENTS By John Fitzgerald
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Discover the pleasures of a true Old World Christmas, and share the wonder with your children! Originally published in 1898, Christmas Entertainments brings together more than sixty "Fancy... More > Drills, Acrostics, Motion Songs, Tableaux, Short Plays, and Recitations in Costume for Children of Five To Fifteen Years" by such Yuletide luminaries as Eugene Field and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, as well as by many lesser known but equally talented educators whose creative holiday musings appeared in the 19th Century periodical The School Journal. Giving equal time to Christian religious and secular "Santa Claus" themes, Christmas Entertainments is an ideal holiday pageant source and inspiration book for modern public school teachers and homeschool parents seeking to offer children a taste of what Christmas was like for American kids before TV, modernism, commercialism and "political correctness" so successfully conspired in our time to obscure the season's true meaning.< Less
CHRISTMAS ENTERTAINMENTS By John Fitzgerald
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Discover the pleasures of a true Old World Christmas, and share the wonder with your children! Originally published in 1898, Christmas Entertainments brings together more than sixty "Fancy... More > Drills, Acrostics, Motion Songs, Tableaux, Short Plays, and Recitations in Costume for Children of Five To Fifteen Years" by such Yuletide luminaries as Eugene Field and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, as well as by many lesser known but equally talented educators whose creative holiday musings appeared in the 19th Century periodical The School Journal. Giving equal time to Christian religious and secular "Santa Claus" themes, Christmas Entertainments is an ideal holiday pageant source and inspiration book for modern public school teachers and homeschool parents seeking to offer children a taste of what Christmas was like for American kids before TV, modernism, commercialism and "political correctness" so successfully conspired in our time to obscure the season's true meaning.< Less
Entertaining Eight: Step Books By Susan Kapuscinski Gaylord
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Eight entertaining ideas for using the step book including Very Hungry Caterpillar books, a counting book, a Where I Live book, and a Family Tree. This style of book works for children of all ages.
Independent Entertainers: Breaking into the Entertainment Industry on Your Own By Kelvin Broadus
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This book provides basic instruction and guidance for the person that seeks a career in the entertainment industry. It serves as the manual to be used in the "Independent Entertainers"... More > seminar, by Kelvin Broadus. Following the guidance in this book can help a new artist move from aspiring to actually doing.< Less
Independent Entertainers: Breaking into the Entertainment Industry on Your Own By Kelvin Broadus
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This book provides basic instruction and guidance for the person that seeks a career in the entertainment industry. It serves as the manual to be used in the "Independent Entertainers"... More > seminar, by Kelvin Broadus. Following the guidance in this book can help a new artist move from aspiring to actually doing.< Less

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