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The Mythology of the World Axis; Exploring the Role of Plasma in World Mythology By Marinus Anthony Van der Sluijs
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Towards the end of the Stone Age, the sky was ablaze with awe-inspiring forms not seen today. Dominant among these was a towering, life-like pillar of light stretching from near the horizon to high... More > up into space - the tree of life, the world mountain, the ladder to heaven. This message is heard in virtually every ancient society on earth, but while this 'world axis' is familiar enough to scholars, little sense could be made of the stories. The most conspicuous feature of the ancient cosmologies also remained the most elusive. From a modern scientific perspective, such traditional accounts no longer sound preposterous. Our growing knowledge of devastating events in recent earth history substantiates the possibility that prehistoric people witnessed a violent and prolonged display of high-energy auroras. This colourful book is an edited slideshow intended as an accessible 'appetiser' for a forthcoming monograph about traditions of the world axis.< Less
Relevance By Fred Thomas
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I enjoy painting kites for two main reasons. First, they remind me of my childhood. Growing up in Haiti, most kids of my generation and I, did not have access to ready-made toys as it is the case... More > now, so we had to make our own models. It was not always an easy task, but we had so much fun. This type of undertaking kept up busy, focused, out of troubles while providing us hours and hours of safe, useful and cheap entertainment. Secondly, I see in the kites a metaphor of the Haitian people’s resilience and fortitude. If a kite can fly in the sky despite being attached to someone by a string, Haiti can also overcome its misfortune, brought about by so many factors, and become a successful and respected nation.< Less
Dictionary of Literary Words: Vocabulary Building By Manik Joshi
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‘Literary words’ are associated with literature. | ‘Literary words’ are typical of a work of literature and imaginative writing. | ‘Literary words’ are used with a... More > particular meaning, in narrative, drama, poetry and other writing in a literary manner | This book has been divided into three sections: Section 01: Common Literary Words; Section 02: Figurative Use of the Words; Section 03: Glossary of Literary Terms | Sample This: Literary Words -- A- abode [noun] -- the place where you live; home | access [noun] -- an outburst of an emotion | adamantine [adjective] -- extremely strong; impossible to break or smash | adieu [interjection] -- goodbye/farewell | afar [adverb] -- at a distance | affections [noun] -- feelings of love, care, etc. | afterglow [noun] -- the light in the sky after sunset; ageless [adjective] -- never coming to an end or growing old; everlasting | agleam [adjective] -- shining strongly; full of light< Less
Woodbury AR283 Spring.09 By Siobhán Burke
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This booklet represents the process and product generated by the dedicated Woodbury Second-Year Undergraduate Students in a semester that focused on Site Orders. The 15-week semester was a major... More > departure from the First-Year Program that focused on bodies and objects in relation to space. AR283 initiates the mind-bending scale of program, context and topography calculations. Site Orders -- whether organic and naturally occurring or controlled human interventions - are analyzed in the design process to help define the space that exists at the seam of earth and sky. Architecture is not a box that lands on the ground irreverent to its surroundings. Architecture, attentive to site orders, is responsible to accessibility, is sensitive to the lack or abundance of natural resources, and blends object programs with spatial fields.< Less
Woodbury AR283 Spring.09 By Siobhán Burke
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This booklet represents the process and product generated by the dedicated Woodbury Second-Year Undergraduate Students in a semester that focused on Site Orders. The 15-week semester was a major... More > departure from the First-Year Program that focused on bodies and objects in relation to space. AR283 initiates the mind-bending scale of program, context and topography calculations. Site Orders -- whether organic and naturally occurring or controlled human interventions - are analyzed in the design process to help define the space that exists at the seam of earth and sky. Architecture is not a box that lands on the ground irreverent to its surroundings. Architecture, attentive to site orders, is responsible to accessibility, is sensitive to the lack or abundance of natural resources, and blends object programs with spatial fields.< Less
Spare Parts By Sally Rogers-Davidson
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Join the Space Corps - Sacrifice has its rewards... C-grade citizen of the Greater Melbourne Megalopolis, Kelty lives in a city filled with towers reaching halfway to the sky. While... More > ‘Skywalkers’, the A- and B-grade citizens live above the clouds with access to all the wonders of the late 21st century, ‘Subbies’ like Kelty must dwell in the shadows and smog of the streets below. When her best friend is horribly injured in an explosion at the recycle plant where they both work, Kelty is faced with the loss of a friend and a hopeless future, or the unthinkable choice of leaving everyone and everything behind to join the Space Corps. There’s just one catch - first she must trade her human body in for a State-of-the-Art Cyboform... First Published in 1999 by Penguin Books Australia. Spare Parts was short listed for the 1999 Aurealis Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, and chosen as a Notable Australian Children’s Book for the Year 2000 by the Children’s Book Council of Australia.< Less
Spare Parts By Sally Rogers-Davidson
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Spare Parts by Sally Rogers Davidson. C-grade citizen of the Greater Melbourne Megalopolis, Kelty lives in a city filled with towers reaching halfway to the sky. While ‘Skywalkers’, the... More > A- and B-grade citizens live above the clouds with access to all the wonders of the late 21st century, ‘Subbies’ like Kelty must dwell in the shadows and smog of the streets below. When her best friend is horribly injured in an explosion at the recycle plant where they both work, Kelty is faced with the loss of a friend and a hopeless future, or the unthinkable choice of leaving everyone and everything behind to join the Space Corps. There’s just one catch - first she must trade her human body in for a State-of-the-Art Cyboform. First published by Penguin Books Australia in 1999, Spare Parts was short listed for the 1999 Aurealis Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, and chosen as a Notable Australian Children's Book for the Year 2000 by the Children's Book Council of Australia.< Less
List of All U.S. Counties and Cities in eBook Format By Ken Green
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There are 3,136 counties and 25,097 Cities in the 50 states. All are listed in this eBook along with populations. The author developed this list after being unable to find one anywhere -- even on... More > the U.S. Census Bureau or U.S. Postal Service web sites -- or from ZIP Code directories. It is quite easy to find information on specific localities, but an overall list simply does not seem to exist. A free EXCEL Spreadsheet or ACCESS Database file is available by email to all purchasers of this eBook. Those purchasing this list have found it very useful for marketing. Overseas purchasers like to peruse it to grasp the enormity of the United States. Using your eBook reader, PC, iPad, etc, you will be able to conduct searches, an advantage over paper books. With the free EXCEL or Database file, the sky is the limit when it comes to the utility of these lists. The spreadsheet or database can be used on web sites for drop-downs selections.< Less

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