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Food in the air and space - the surprising history of food and drink in the skies by Foss, Richard (Food historian)

Food in the air and space - the surprising history of food and drink in the skies

In the history of cooking, there has been no more challenging environment than those craft in which humans took to the skies. The tale begins with meals aboard balloons and zeppelins, where cooking was accomplished below explosive bags of hydrogen, ending with space station dinners that were cooked thousands of miles below. This book is the first to chart that history worldwide, exploring the intricacies of inflight dining from 1783 to the present day, aboard balloons, zeppelins, land-based airc

Jan 22, 2015
Follow me to freedom- leading and following as an ordinary radical by Claiborne, Shane

Follow me to freedom- leading and following as an ordinary radical

Jan 25, 2015
Flowers in felt & stitch - creating beautiful flowers using fleece, fibres and threads by Mackay, Moy, 1966- author.

Flowers in felt & stitch - creating beautiful flowers using fleece, fibres and threads

Jan 25, 2015
Flashpoints - the emerging crisis in Europe by Friedman, George, author.

Flashpoints - the emerging crisis in Europe

"Friedman zooms in on the region that has, for five hundred years, been the cultural hotbed of the world--Europe--and examines the most basic and fascinating building block of the region: culture. Analyzing the fault lines that have existed for centuries--and which have led to two world wars and dozens more conflicts--Friedman walks us through the 'flashpoints' that are still smoldering beneath the surface and are on course to erupt again"--

Jan 25, 2015
First wilderness - my quest in the territory of Alaska by Keith, Sam.

First wilderness - my quest in the territory of Alaska

Jan 25, 2015
First to jump - how the band of brothers was aided by the brave paratroopers of pathfinders company by Preisler, Jerome.

First to jump - how the band of brothers was aided by the brave paratroopers of pathfinders company

Describes the training, bonding, and battlefield exploits of the U.S. Army Pathfinders during World War II, using personal narratives of soldiers and transport crew who flew them into action.

Jan 25, 2015
First frost - cozy folk knitting by Guy, Lucinda, author.

First frost - cozy folk knitting

Jan 23, 2015
Firing kilns by Brierley, Benedict.

Firing kilns

Jan 23, 2015
Fire tablets for dummies by Muir, Nancy, 1954- author.

Fire tablets for dummies

Jan 21, 2015
Fire and ice - soot, solidarity, and survival on the roof of the world by Mingle, Jonathan.

Fire and ice - soot, solidarity, and survival on the roof of the world

"A thousand years ago in a Himalayan valley, the village of Kumik was founded. For generations, Kumik villagers survived by learning to cultivate their mountain terrain, drawing from the waters of the glacier and snows above the village. But now the glacier is almost gone, and Kumik is dying. Why? As Fire and Ice reveals, the culprit is black carbon, the most dangerous pollutant in the world and the least understood. Black carbon absorbs more heat per unit of mass in the atmosphere than greenhou

Jan 25, 2015
Finding zero - a mathematician's odyssey to uncover the origins of numbers by Aczel, Amir D., author.

Finding zero - a mathematician's odyssey to uncover the origins of numbers

"The invention of numerals is perhaps the greatest abstraction the human mind has ever created. Virtually everything in our lives is digital, numerical, or quantified. The story of how and where we got these numerals, which we so depend on, has for thousands of years been shrouded in mystery. Finding Zero is an adventure filled saga of Amir Aczel's lifelong obsession: to find the original sources of our numerals. Aczel has doggedly crisscrossed the ancient world, scouring dusty, moldy texts, cro

Jan 22, 2015
Finding God in the Verbs - Crafting a Fresh Language of Prayer by Isbell, Jennie/ Bill, J. Brent

Finding God in the Verbs - Crafting a Fresh Language of Prayer

Jan 25, 2015
Fermentation for beginners - the step-by-step guide to fermentation and probiotic foods. by

Fermentation for beginners - the step-by-step guide to fermentation and probiotic foods.

Fermented foods are a delicious and rich source of nourishment. Many of our favorite everyday foods like beer, wine, cheese, bread, and yogurt, or beloved family traditions like sauerkraut, corned beef, and kimchi, are the result of fermentation. Besides adding complexity and flavor to many foods, fermentation is also proven to add amazing health benefits-from promoting healthy digestion to allowing our body to fully absorb the necessary nutrients in our food. However, many beginners are skittis

Jan 25, 2015
Female serial killers - how and why women become monsters by Vronsky, Peter.

Female serial killers - how and why women become monsters

Jan 25, 2015
Feeling smart - why our emotions are more rational than we think by Winter, Eyal.

Feeling smart - why our emotions are more rational than we think

Jan 21, 2015
Fairy tale sewing - 20 whimsical toys, dolls and softies by Boyd, Heidi, 1966- author.

Fairy tale sewing - 20 whimsical toys, dolls and softies

Jan 25, 2015
Fairy Tale Sewing - 20 Whimsical Toys, Dolls and Softies by Boyd, Heidi

Fairy Tale Sewing - 20 Whimsical Toys, Dolls and Softies

Jan 21, 2015
Exploring Lincoln - great historians reappraise our greatest president by Holzer, Harold (EDT)/ Symonds, Craig L. (EDT)/ Williams, Frank J. (EDT)

Exploring Lincoln - great historians reappraise our greatest president

Jan 25, 2015
Explore Lightroom X - A Roadmap for Photographers by Mccullagh, Gene

Explore Lightroom X - A Roadmap for Photographers

Jan 25, 2015
Everyday Enlightenment - The Twelve Gateways to Personal Growth by Millman, Dan

Everyday Enlightenment - The Twelve Gateways to Personal Growth

Jan 25, 2015