Be ready for any emergency, at any time. Could you survive in the wilderness on your own? From clothing recommendations to picking the best firestarter, expert survival instructor Leon Pantenburg shares his immense knowledge of bushcraft and survivalist skills so that anyone—backpackers, preppers, city dwellers, and more—can be ready for a possible emergency. In Bushcraft Survival, Pantenburg delivers practical tips and anecdotes that cater to readers who are looking to improve their outdoor skills and prepare for every potential disaster. Drawing from his personal experience as an avid outdoorsman and years as a journalist, Pantenburg lays out easy-to-follow steps to prep for both short and long-term survival situations. As natural disasters become increasingly present and people continue to rely on reality television shows for survival tips, developing bushcraft abilities is becoming more and more important. In this thorough handbook, Pantenburg covers a wide range of topics, including: Developing a survival mindset Crafting survival kits Choosing clothing best suited to survival Picking materials and objects to help you survive Building a variety of shelters Deciding what survival tools you should pack and which you should leave at home Effectively make a fire using different techniques Filled with time-tested techniques and first-hand experience, Bushcraft Survival is the ideal book for those who want to step up their hiking or camping game, as well as those who are searching for relevant advice on emergency preparedness.
This book uses primary documents as a lens through which to examine historical and present-day efforts to protect endangered species in the United States and around the world. • Analyzes the connections between human behavior, industrialization, modernization, and public policy, and examines the impact of these factors on various species • Integrates a breadth of topics including economics, history, philosophy, sociology, and politics and policymaking • Explores historic events and major points of contention in species protection efforts • Suggests possible policy approaches and reforms that can make existing policies more effective in tackling the challenges of stemming species decline
The beauty and tranquility of nature can be deceptively dangerous for the unprepared. A change in weather conditions, personal injury, or lost or damaged supplies can turn a scenic hike into a life-threatening ordeal. Those with the knowledge of survival stay calm, stay safe, and stay alive. Outdoor Survival Guide provides you with the essential survival information to help you overcome the most frequently encountered outdoor hazards. This guide offers practical, step-by-step instruction so you can implement the skills and techniques even under the most stressful circumstances. From extreme cold to the isolated wilderness, you’ll have the tools to survive. In Outdoor Survival Guide, survival expert Randy Gerke shares the same techniques and strategies he has used with the U.S. military and other government agencies. You will learn these skills and more: Assess your situation and prioritize your needs. Use your surroundings for shelter and safety. Navigate through isolated wilderness. Survive in extreme heat or cold. Signal for help. How to find drinking water in the wild and make sure it’s safe to drink. Identify edible vegetation to stave off hunger. Assemble your own custom survival kit. Preparation is the key to survival, and Outdoor Survival Guide will ensure that you are prepared. Before you venture afield, read this guide, and then stow it in your backpack, in your glove compartment, or with your outdoor supplies. It might save your life. Visit the book's Web site at www.theoutdoorsurvivalguide.com.
The Online Teaching Survival Guide offers faculty a wide array of theory-based techniques designed for online teaching and technology-enhanced courses. Written by two pioneers in distance education, this guidebook presents practical instructional strategies spread out over a four-phase timeline that covers the lifespan of a course. The book includes information on a range of topics such as course management, social presence, community building, and assessment. Based on traditional pedagogical theory, The Online Teaching Survival Guide integrates the latest research in cognitive processing and learning outcomes. Faculty with little knowledge of educational theory and those well versed in pedagogy will find this resource essential for developing their online teaching skills. Praise for The Online Teaching Survival Guide "At a time when resources for training faculty to teach online are scarce, Judith Boettcher and Rita-Marie Conrad have presented a must-read for all instructors new to online teaching. By tying best practices to the natural rhythms of a course as it unfolds, instructors will know what to do when and what to expect. The book is a life raft in what can be perceived as turbulent and uncharted waters." —Rena M. Palloff and Keith Pratt, program directors and faculty, Teaching in the Virtual Classroom Program, Fielding Graduate University "Developed from years of experience supporting online faculty, Judith Boettcher and Rita-Marie Conrad's book provides practical tips and checklists that should especially help those new to online teaching hit the ground running." —Karen Swan, Stukel Distinguished Professor of Educational Leadership, University of Illinois Springfield "This book blends a fine synthesis of research findings with plenty of practical advice. This book should be especially valuable for faculty teaching their first or second course online. But any instructor, no matter how experienced, is likely to find valuable insights and techniques." —Stephen C. Ehrmann, director, Flashlight Program for the Study and Improvement of Educational Uses of Technology; vice president, The Teaching, Learning, and Technology Group
Vital information that you and your animal friends need to know. -- Locate answers to pet care problems in easy to read print. -- It is not difficult to steal pets. What happens to them after they are stolen? -- Report animal cruelty. Learn about the link between violence to animals and violence to people. What do you say and who do you report incidents to? -- What can people do in order to keep pets in "No Pet Housing." -- Keep up to date with the laws of the federal, state and city governments that pertain to animals and to your pets. -- Find shelters and adoption facilities that have excellent cats and dogs of many breeds. -- Discover which charities, organizations and companies continue to fund or actually do animal experimentation. -- Learn more about allergies, children and pets, traveling with pets, spaying/neutering of cats and dogs and find pages of information that you will use everyday. -- Read about the accomplishments of the most outstanding animal protection organizations in the country. Who do you contact for the right answers?
This Motorola Xoom manual provides step-by-step instructions on how to do everything with your Motorola Xoom Tablet FASTER. You will also unlock hidden secrets on your Motorola Xoom, such as how to download FREE games and FREE eBooks and send an email from your device. This Motorola Xoom guide includes: - Getting Started - Button Layout - Organizing Home Screen Objects - First-Time Setup - Turning the Motorola Xoom On and Off - Navigating the Screens - Setting Up Wi-Fi - Making Voice Calls - Making Video Calls - Setting Up an Email Account - Logging In to the Android Market - Managing Photos and Videos - Sending Pictures via Email - Setting a Picture as Wallpaper - Viewing a Slideshow - Importing Pictures Using a PC - Importing Pictures Using a Mac - Viewing a Video - Using Email - Changing the Default Signature - Setting the Default Account - Saving a Picture or Attachment - Managing Contacts - Using the Web Browser - Blocking Pop-Up Windows - Managing Applications - Using the Kindle Reader for Android - Using the Google Books Application - Downloading Free Books - Adjusting the Settings - Turning the Motorola Xoom into a Mobile Hotspot - Setting a Passcode Lock - Changing Keyboard Settings - Tips and Tricks - Using the Desktop Browser - Checking the Amount of Available Memory - Using the Flashlight - Maximizing Battery Life - Troubleshooting
While the Nook Simple Touch is somewhat similar to the original Nook, its infrared touchscreen makes for a completely different reading experience. The Nook Simple Touch Survival Guide provides you with tips and tricks you can use upon unboxing your new eReader. This guide sorts through all of the unnecessary clutter of the official manual and gives you task-based instructions. Instead of learning which buttons perform which functions, you will learn how to use those buttons to navigate your Nook to buy, read, and mark up your eBooks. Instead of presenting an arbitrary table of gestures you can use on the touchscreen, this book shows you where those gestures are needed by integrating them into the tasks you are doing. Additionally, each set of step-by-step instructions is accompanied by a set of detailed screenshots to help you to confirm that you are on the right track. By reading this book, you will unlock hidden secrets, such as downloading FREE eBooks and surfing the web using the hidden web browser on your Nook Simple Touch. The reference material given in this guide is constantly updated, never stagnant. The next time Barnes and Noble releases a software update, simply re-download this eBook to get the latest version. This Nook guide includes: Getting Started: - Button Layout - Performing First-Time Setup - Connecting the Nook to a PC or Mac - Setting Up Wi-Fi - Looking Up Words in the Built-In Dictionary - Buying eBooks through the Barnes and Noble Store - Subscribing to Magazines and Newspapers - Cancelling Subscriptions - Adding bookmarks and notes - Viewing periodicals Advanced topics: - Using the Wishlist - Lending eBooks - Downloading thousands of free eBooks - Managing eBook Shelves - Archiving eBooks - Setting the Screensaver - Transferring downloaded eBooks to the Nook - List of Nook-friendly websites that save you time typing in long URL addresses - Shortcuts and tips - Conserving Battery Life - Registering Your Nook - Book browsing tips - Using the Hidden Web Browser - Troubleshooting - Live Nook support telephone numbers
Step-by-Step User Guide for the iPhone 5: Getting Started, Downloading FREE eBooks, Taking Pictures, Making Video Calls, Using eMail, and Surfing the Web. This guide will introduce you to the new features on the iPhone 5, and show you how to use them. This book gives task-based instructions without using any technical jargon. Learning which buttons perform which functions is useless unless you know how it will help you in your everyday use of the iPhone. Therefore, this guide will teach you how to perform the most common tasks. Instead of presenting arbitrary instructions in lengthy paragraphs, this book gives unambiguous, simple step-by-step procedures. Additionally, detailed screenshots help you to confirm that you are on the right track. This Survival Guide also goes above and beyond to explain Secret Tips and Tricks to help you accomplish your day-to-day tasks much faster. If you get stuck, just refer to the Troubleshooting section to figure out and solve the problem. This iPhone 5 guide includes: Using Siri 9 All-New Settings Chapters Using the Notification Center Setting Up the 4S without a Computer Searching a Web Page Viewing an Article in Reader Mode Using the New Music Application Deleting Songs in the Music Application Selecting a Pre-Loaded Equalization Setting Taking a Picture from the Lock Screen Creating and Editing Photo Albums Editing Photos Inserting Emoticons Customizing Keyboard Shortcuts Customizing Custom Vibrations Using LED Flash Alerts Using Photo Stream Formatting Text in the Email Application Hiding the Keyboard in a Text Message This guide also includes: Getting Started Making Calls FaceTime Multitasking Button Layout Navigating the Screens Using the Speakerphone During a Voice Call Staring a Conference Call Managing Your Contacts Text Messaging Adding Texted Phone Numbers to Contacts Copying, Cutting, and Pasting Text Sending Picture and Video Messages Using the Safari Web Browser Adding Bookmarks to the Home Screen Printing a Web Page Managing Photos and Videos Using the Email Application Viewing All Mail in One Inbox Managing Applications Setting Up an iTunes Account Sending an Application as a Gift Using iTunes to Download Applications Reading User Reviews Deleting an Application Reading an eBook on the iPhone How to download thousands of free eBooks Adjusting the Settings Turning On Voiceover Turning Vibration On and Off Setting Alert Sounds Changing the Wallpaper Setting a Passcode Lock Changing Keyboard Settings Changing Photo Settings Turning 3G On and Off Turning Bluetooth On and Off Turning Wi-Fi On and Off Turning Airplane Mode On and Off Tips and Tricks Using the Voice Control Feature Maximizing Battery Life Taking a Screenshot Scrolling to the Top of a Screen Saving Images While Browsing the Internet Deleting Recently Typed Characters Resetting Your iPhone Viewing the Full Horizontal Keyboard Calling a Number on a Website Troubleshooting
The Nexus 7 FHD is Google's second tablet PC, and the first device to use the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system. The Google Nexus 7 FHD Survival Guide gathers all of the available information regarding the Nexus 7 into a single guide, where it can be easily accessed for quick reference. There is no fancy jargon and every instruction is explained in great detail, which is perfect for beginners. In addition, this guide expands on the basics by discussing useful tips that are excellent for more advanced users. With the multitude of new features introduced in the new Nexus 7, such as a seven-inch HD screen, a faster processor, a new rear-facing camera, and restricted profiles, you cannot afford to miss a single one. The level of detail in each chapter sets this guide apart from all the rest. Countless screenshots complement the step-by-step instructions and help you to realize the Nexus 7's full potential. The useful information provided here is not discussed in the official Nexus 7 manual, such as tips and tricks, hidden features, and troubleshooting advice. This guide also goes above and beyond by discussing recent known issues and solutions that may be currently available. This Google Nexus 7 FHD guide includes: - Getting Started - Performing First-Time Setup - Exporting and Importing Files Using a PC or Mac - Finding FREE eBooks - Managing Applications - Purchasing Applications - Uninstalling an Application - Taking Pictures - Applying Special Effects to Pictures - Using the Gmail Application - Writing an Email - Adding Labels to Emails - Managing Contacts - Adding a New Contact - Sharing Contact Information via Email - Using the Chrome Web Browser - Opening More than One Website at a Time - Recalling Sites More Quickly on Subsequent Visits - Nexus-friendly Websites that Save You Time Typing in Long URL's - Using the Kindle Reader for the Nexus 7 - Using Play Books for the Nexus 7 - Adjusting the Settings - Using Bluetooth - Changing the Notification Ringtone - Locking the Screen with Your Face - Changing the Wallpaper - Tips and Tricks - Turning Google Now On or Off - Adding a Navigation Shortcut to the Home Screen - Troubleshooting - Google Play Contact Resources