A charmingly illustrated and educational book,New York Timesbest seller Women in Sciencehighlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to the modern world. Full of striking, singular art, this fascinating collection also contains infographics about relevant topics such as lab equipment, rates of women currently working in STEM fields, and an illustrated scientific glossary. The trailblazing women profiled include well-known figures like primatologist Jane Goodall, as well as lesser-known pioneers such as Katherine Johnson, the African-American physicist and mathematician who calculated the trajectory of the 1969 Apollo 11 mission to the moon.
Women in Sciencecelebrates the achievements of the intrepid women who have paved the way for the next generation of female engineers, biologists, mathematicians, doctors, astronauts, physicists, and more!
Polaroid is world-renowned inventor of instant photography. Since 1947, when Edwin Land first presented his new camera and film to an amazed audience, Polaroid has captivated millions of users - including artists, creatives, and professional photographers alike.
Polaroid now celebrates important Polaroid artists from around the globe, who continue to push boundaries using this unique and celebrated photographic process. This tribute to Polaroid includes an essay by Polaroid's CEO Oskar Smolokowski, and is a must-have for any photography enthusiast.
Quit your job, pack your boards, and surf your way down the California coast.... Sound like a daydream? The California Surf Project is the fully illustrated travel diary of two surfers who took this trip of a lifetime. Chris Burkard, a talented photographer, and Eric Soderquist, a professional surfer, cajoled their Volkswagen bus along Highway 1 from the Oregon border to the Tijuana Sloughs and discovered everything the Golden State's legendary coastline has to offer. Relive their incredible adventure of surfing perfect waves, sharing campfires with total strangers, and keeping the bus running with duct tape and prayers in more than 200 gorgeous photographs, soulful text, and a professionally produced thirty-minute DVD.
A thought-provoking book full of inspiration, If I Could Tell You Just One Thing... shares invaluable wisdom from some of our most remarkable, distinct, and influential voices. Paired with specially commissioned portraits, these perspectives - on everything from work and relationships to creativity, spirituality, and resilience, - offer illuminating and engaging insights on life and the world around us.
The Ocean: A Handbook is a treasure trove of information and inspiration for anyone with an abiding love for the ocean.
This beautiful book features short-subject deep dives on topics like science, sailing, kayaking, surfing, diving, survival, and much more.
From experienced seafarers to ocean novices, for those about to ride their first wave, stand-up paddle on a dive, find a simple one pan galley recipe, or identify a bird that landed on the bow, The Ocean is rich with how-to advice and instruction.
- Features expert consultation and entertaining asides about the sea - Filled with more than 200 informative and evocative illustrations - A compilation of miscellany and delight for the ocean lover
In The Ocean, a sense of respect and wonder for the ocean come together under a foil-stamped and textured cover.
This handsomely packaged volume is the go-to guide for anyone captivated by the wonder, power, and mystery of the sea.
- An entertaining, authoritative, and captivating guide to all activities involving the sea - The ultimate gift book for sailors, fishers, surfers, beachcombers, and ocean lovers everywhere - Perfect for people who live in coastal areas, those who love the ocean, sailing, and ships