Being aware of the impact we have on the environment has never been more important, and by using the guidance in The Eco Living Book, you can make a few simple changes to your lifestyle that will have far-reaching implications. Discover alternative energy, lighting, water, heating and recycling for your home; make the rooms in your house more eco-friendly, and learn how to grow your own food and go organic. Green living is fun, and will greatly improve your health and that of the planet, so open up The Eco Living Book and take a fresh look at your home!Featuring:
Back to Basics
- Discover simple alternative energy-saving changes in your home, through heating, lighting water and recycling.
The Green House
- Take a look at your home, room by room, and consider small and fun ways to introduce more eco-friendly furniture and reduce waste.
Green Growing and Eating
- Learn how to grow your own food, no matter how big your outdoor space, and support eco-friendly agriculture by going organic.
- Find a list of invaluable resources for green companies, retailers, manufacturers, campaigning and information groups.
The World of Animals Book of Predators is the story of the most fascinating predators on Earth. Learn how a cheetah stalks and takes down its prey; discover the deadly pack-hunting behaviour of the killer whale; and find out how the orb-weaver spider paralyses and devours its quarry. Featuring:
All about the African lion
- Learn the secrets of one of Africa’s most notorious predators
- The prehistoric creatures still walking the Earth
Inside the mind of a killer whale
- Discover the hunting habits of the fearsome orca
Birds of prey
- The most lethal aerial assassins
The Canon SLR Handbook is a comprehensive course for learning how to use your EOS digital camera. Filled with practical advice, it's the instruction manual that should have come in the box with your Canon D-SLR! It doesn’t just tell you what the buttons and dials do – it shows you how to use them to get great pictures! As you learn more about photography, you will be tempted to invest in more lenses and other accessories – but make sure you read our fact-packed group tests before making a decision about what to buy!
The Nikon SLR Handbook is a comprehensive course for learning how to use your Nikon digital camera. Filled with practical advice, it's the instruction manual that should have come in the box with your Nikon D-SLR! It doesn’t just tell you what the buttons and dials do – it shows you how to use them to get great pictures! As you learn more about photography, you will be tempted to invest in more lenses and other accessories – but make sure you read our fact-packed group tests before making a decision about what to buy.
Whether you’re a beginner photography enthusiast and you want to know the easy techniques for taking professional-looking photos, or you’re a seasoned photographer in need of some inspiration, our 220+ page 47 Creative Photography & Photoshop Projects has everything you need and more. We’ve packed in hundreds of crucial tricks and techniques that are certain to improve your photography skills right now!
Transform your digital photos with 220+ pages of image-processing tips and advice for Photoshop CS, CC and Elements. Discover how to use intelligent selecting and masking tricks, learn how to choose the right tool for any project, understand how layers, composites and blending modes work, and much much more. Get stunning results today with Teach yourself Photoshop!
Perspective is a visually rich, monthly publication focused on contemporary design from architecture and interiors, to graphics and product design. A vital source of information for architects and design professionals, every issue provides a penetrating look at trends, recent projects, and the latest innovative designs from around the globe. With coverage of cutting-edge design concepts and interviews with influential, leading designers, readers gain insight into today’s architecture and design, and the latest information that is relevant and vital to the industry.
From supersonic jets and rocket-powered planes to massive ocean liners and underwater cars, this book is packed with the most incredible machines on the planet. Learn about the amazing engineering behind some of the world’s fastest vehicles, discover how a new generation of airliners are changing the way we travel, and what the trains and planes of the future will look like. Learn how modern combat has been revolutionised by some truly astonishing vehicles, and get a detailed look at some of the iconic tanks, ships and planes that have cemented their place in the history books. Featuring:
The world's fastest vehicles - See what's powering some of the speediest machines on Earth
Land and sea machines - From F1 cars and the Bugatti Veyron to submarines and deep sea explorers
In the air - Travel in style with these incredible giants of the sky
Historic icons - Including the Mary Rose, Spitfire and Model T Ford, find out how these vehicles changed the world
Discover everything there is to know about your Mac's latest operating system and get the benefits of Yosemite today. From keeping notifications off the Lock screen to adding travel times to events in Calendar, you'll master the latest updates in no time at all. Then delve deep into the 'Expert setups' section where you will learn how to get your Mac up and running to best suit your needs. Follow essential step-by-step tutorials on Apple's in-built apps before getting your creative and productivity hats on and exploring the iLife and iWork suites. And as if that wasn't enough, there is also a comprehensive guide on the Mac App Store. Featuring:
Get Yosemite features on your Mac today - Get the benefits of the new OS today and learn about the new features of Apple's latest update
Expert setups - Make sure your Mac is set up correctly behind the scenes.
Apple essentials - Apple's core apps explored in-depth.
iLife & iWork - Master iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, Pages, Numbers and Keynote.
Australian How To Paint magazine chooses a topic or style of art each issue and gives you a comprehensive guide for you to develop your skills. Over the series we will cover all major painting techniques plus popular paint ideas.
Our Teen Now Summer special is packed with enough quizzes, shopping tips, hot boys and fluffy rabbits to keep you entertained for the whole summer! Featuring 5SOS, The Vamps, Union J, Rixton plus a fab 1D quiz mag, you won't want to miss it!
In the WegSleep DIY Guide you can find 34 projects to tackle at home – from building your own biltong box to servicing the bearings on the wheels of your caravan. The DIY Guide features step by step instructions and illustrations to help you with each project.
In this first volume of The Book of War, we take an in-depth look at some of the battles and crusades that shaped the world between 1847-1938. From the Crimean War and the American Civil War through to the First World War and Spanish Civil War, see how the art of war developed and evolved. Structured to give you newspaper-style recordings of the key events year-by-year, read the unbiased reports and discover more about the individuals who played a major role in influencing the outcome of battles. Packed with incredible illustrations and images, The Book of War is a comprehensive guide to the changing face of conflict.
- Written in the style of newspaper reports, to give you all the key facts
Every major battle covered
- From the conquest of Mexico City in 1847, to the Spanish Civil War
The main players
- Obituaries of the men and women who shaped the war
- Stunning photographs and illustrations, depicting the brutality of war
The Save Our Seas magazine is a visual celebration of the projects the Save Our Seas Foundation is supporting around the world. Powerful and unique imagery highlight the incredible diversity and beauty of nature, and the impact that we, humans, have on the Oceans. We thrive to produce both a reference magazine for marine conservation bonding compelling visuals and revealing content, and a driver for optimism, showcasing the ripple effect that one organisation can have in the world of ocean conservation.
«In the effort to protect our oceans, the Save Our Seas Foundation funds and supports research, conservation and education projects worldwide, focusing primarily on charismatic threatened wildlife and their habitats.»
Save Our Seas Foundation, Geneva, Switzerland
Whatever your reason for slimming down – whether its health concern, or a simple desire to love your reflection in the mirror – running, combined with a balanced diet, is one of the fastest ways to do it. This guide will provide you with everything you need to get started.
Adorn your home - inside and out - with beautiful, decorative crochet creations. You'll find creative ideas for your kitchen and dining room, living room, bedroom and bathroom, as well as gorgeous projects for making the most of your garden, and gift ideas for new babies. We chat to crochet designer Claire Boeter about her passion for designs in vivid shades, and Wink from A Creative Being shares her expertise to help you pick the perfect colour combinations. Plus we've included step-by-step guides to techniques and stitches too.