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Tropical Fish Hobbyist (December 2013)

Because the first factor rolled off the presses in 1952, Tropical Fish Hobbyist journal has been on the vanguard of training and enjoyable aquarium hobbyists—from newbie to advanced—month after jam-packed month. With professional authors providing up to date details at the ever-changing aquarium pastime, all illustrated with mind-blowing world-class images, it’s effortless to work out why TFH has been thought of the main actual and important journal for aquarists of all degrees for greater than part a century.

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Secrets of Pawn Endings

By Frank Lamprecht

"It is feasible to lose oneself within the extraordinary universe of King and Pawn endings and this can be the final word guidebook for what would definitely be a rare trip. it's also an outstanding booklet to dip into to dig out a few fast snippets of leisure. each web page will convey such items. ... a truly thorough and enjoyable work!" - Sean Marsh,

The definitive glossy paintings on pawn endings, written by means of an analogous authors because the award-winning primary Chess Endings.

This e-book offers a radical path in endings with simply kings and pawns, from the straightforward to the hugely advanced. Armed with this information, the reader may also be capable of take on different sorts of endgame with higher self belief and certainty.

Many attention-grabbing and lovely positions are integrated, and there are try out positions for the reader to resolve. The authors persist with the carefully logical conventions brought by means of John Nunn in his well-known sequence of endgame manuals. This has necessitated a wonderful quantity of recent research of theoretical positions to evaluate exactly the benefits of every and each move.

* A accomplished and authoritative consultant to the main basic form of endgame

* contains puzzle positions to check the reader's understanding

* uses software program particularly geared to pawn endings

* Logically geared up in straightforward fashion

"...written by means of the authors of basic Chess Endings and is as much as the standard of that ebook. ... Very hugely recommended." - Paul Dunn, Australasian Chess magazine

Karsten Müller is a grandmaster from Germany, who competes usually within the Bundesliga and overseas occasions. He entire 3rd within the German Championship in 1996, and used to be runner-up in 1997. he's a famous authority on either sensible and theoretical endgames. Frank Lamprecht can be from Germany, and is a global grasp. He has been a chess coach seeing that 1983. Müller and Lamprecht gained the British Chess Federation booklet of the 12 months Award in 2002 for primary Chess Endings - a well-thumbed replica of which used to be obvious in use at Magnus Carlsen's international Championship education camp in 2013!

"Through this publication you shall discover a mass of instructive workouts and please you should definitely research the tips of the good endgame magician Nikolai Dmitrievich Grigoriev, simply because this publication bargains a lot of his exceptional ideas!" - John Elburg,

"...excellent for all readers, even if the specialist point participant looking to ascend into the grasp ranks (or past) or the informal participant hoping to realize a deeper appreciation of pawn endings' good looks. an exceptional instance of the book's versatility is the dialogue of corresponding squares. The dialogue is thorough, addressing every little thing one must learn about the significance of corresponding squares in pawn endings. the subject material is very technical, yet Müller and Lamprecht use vintage endgame experiences to maintain the reader's awareness. additionally, a plethora of diagrams depict the applying of corresponding sq. suggestions. For years, secrets and techniques of Pawn Endings has been one in every of my favourite endgame books. Müller and Lamprecht have written a publication of significant theoretical and sensible value. secrets and techniques of Pawn Endings is a must-have." - Josh Specht,

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Secrets Draun From Underground

By Richard Kaufman

Secrets Draun From Underground via Richard Kaufman

Published through Kaufman and Greenberg in 1993. Hardcover in really nice situation with in simple terms minor put on. acknowledged first version. 151 pages, illustrated with line drawings.

There are not any lower than twenty sleights, hands, backside bargains and extra, during this high-quality ebook. From the titanic documents of Steve Draun, you'll research sufficient new card magic to begin a profession. This booklet is damaged up into "Tools" and "Tricks" and is stuffed with great illustrations, effortless to learn and enjoyable to learn.

09 Foreword: through David Solomon
10 creation: through Steve Draun. Magicians who've stimulated Steve; Steve's method of Card Magic

13 half One: Tools:
14 Double Lifts and Turnovers
14 Stud Two-Card Pushoff carry: Double raise and Turnover, in line with Brother John Hamman technique
17 Revolve raise: a extra "flourishy" approach
20 A Heavenly Turnover: with a "guilt-free light-as-air" quality
22 Tabled Shuffles, Cuts, and Shifts
22 Tabled Breakless Double Undercuts: best to backside and backside to top
25 Tabled a number of Shift: undemanding and deceptive
28 Push-Through Shuffle and Triple reduce: makes use of related procedure as above
31 Glimpses
31 The Fan Glimpse: version at the Gambler's Glimpse from specialist Card Technique
34 The Flex Glimpse: an invisible glimpse
37 Passes
37 The middle of the night Shift: model of the Herrmann Pass
40 The nighttime Eclipse: by means of David Solomon
42 The Malone Shift: invoice Malone
44 The Flutter cross: strategy for finishing the Herrmann Pass
46 Palms
46 The intensity phantasm Palm: palming whereas it sounds as if placing into the center of the deck
49 the rush and Take most sensible Palm: played "on the go"
51 The Take most sensible Palm: a speedier version
53 Swing reduce motion Palm: Combines Swing lower and Gambler's Cop
54 Rear Palm Misdirection Palm: edition of Marlo's Misdirection Palm
57 Miscellany
57 the recent Thumb Slide: a latest model of this a hundred yr previous card control
59 Spooky Revelation: a unmarried card exhibit within which the cardboard eerily rises
61 the combo backside Deal: a backside deal
64 The Mercurial switch: a smart card switch
67 The Starfish swap: card colour change

71 half : Tricks
71 The Wages of Sin
72 The W.E.B. Shuffle: A cull and shuffle regimen to provide an entire house
76 A Slick Trick: one other playing demonstration
81 Ten arms Toot candy: a stacked hand in a 10 passed deal
84 Quintiple Duke: pseudo playing demonstration
89 Punchless: A punchless Punch Deal
93 Ace Me
93 Bluff Ace meeting: version of Marlo's Bluff Ace Assembly
98 success of the Draun: 4 of a type made from a borrowed deck (90% Aces)
103 so much Convincing Topsy-Turvy Aces: edition of Marlo's Topsy-Turvy Aces
110 Pocket Problems
110 nighttime formidable Card: without double lift
117 The Rubber Band Card: Triple repeat card to pocket
122 Nouveau tourists: Steve's dealing with of Dai Vernon's Travelers
128 Miscellany
128 Twenty-One back: mixing of 2 Twenty-One Card Tricks
133 Worldly issues: model of Paul Curry's Out of this international more suitable with sleights
137 The actually marvelous circulation: a funny card trick
140 Steve's Marbles: a 3 ball trick with glass marbles and creation finish
145 3 Cups and 3 Balls: makes use of any 3 cups (never nested) and 3 balls, with a 3 load finish.

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Advanced Photoshop, Issue 94

Complicated Photoshop journal is packed filled with specialist suggestion for getting to know expert Photoshop abilities. each one variation has in-depth tutorials encouraged by way of the newest advertisement developments overlaying the entire key Photoshop talents, from electronic portray and photomanipulation, to graphical representation and typographical results. The journal additionally has inspirational interviews with the various greatest names within the artistic international, a adapted Photoshop Helpdesk, and lines taking a look in additional element at talents and providers. each factor comes with a loose CD, which incorporates documents to help you with that issue’s workshops, in addition to loose assets, video tutorials and wallpapers.

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Print Magazine (August 2013)

August 2013: Photography

Graphic layout and images move hand in hand, so we proposal it was once in basic terms ordinary to discover the connections among the 2 crafts during this factor. We shine a mild at the operating relation- ships among artwork director/photography duos whose collaborations you’ve without doubt widespread for years. You’ll additionally study the heritage in the back of the now ubiquitous picture structure often called the “selfie.” Ellen Shapiro takes at the debate of even if electronic images has made the medi- um too available and thereby devalued the method and the ultimate product. Plus, we supply the winners of our Hand Drawn representation Awards, one other medium that performs an enormous position within the realm of layout. — Sarah Whitman


David Barringer, Seymour Chwast, Tim Davis, Martin Fox, Steven Heller, Jeremy Lehrer, Claire Lui, Debbie Millman, Rick Poynor, Ellen Shapiro, Jude Stewart, Rachel Swaby, Jennifer Sterling, Michelle Taute, Jurek Wajdowicz, Douglas Wolk

About Print Magazine

Print is a bimonthly journal approximately visible tradition and layout. based in 1940 through William Edwin Rudge, Print is devoted to showcasing the intense in layout off and on the web page. masking a box as large as verbal exchange itself—publication and e-book layout, animation and movement snap shots, company branding and rock posters, exhibitions and road art—Print covers advertisement, social, and environmental layout from each attitude. Engagingly written by way of cultural newshounds and critics who examine layout in its social, political, and historic contexts, Print explores why our international appears how it appears, and why how it seems to be matters.

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The Drummer: 100 Yeas of Rhythmic Power and Invention

(Book). Now in Paperback! To mark the 30th-anniversary of the world's best-loved drum journal, sleek Drummer , this is the 1st publication to inform the entire story of the trendy drumset masters. A century of drumming is roofed: from the founding fathers of jazz, to latest athletic, mind-altering rhythm wizards and everybody in among. blood brother wealthy, John Bonham, Keith Moon, Elvin Jones, Max Roach, Ringo Starr, Levon Helm, Neil Peart and dozens of different drum gods are featured.

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