See Yourself X (SYX) is the second volume of Madeline Schwartzman's timely series that look at the human perception and the sensory apparatus.See Yourself Sensing: Redefining Human Perception (2011)the first of the series, is a collection of fifty years of futuristic proposals for the body and the senses.See Yourself X focuses in on our fundamental perceptual domainthe human headpresenting an array of conceptual and constructed ideas for extending ourselves physically into space. What will be the physical future of the head and the sensory apparatus in fifty years time, as the mechanisms for how we communicate and sense change and become obsolete, prompted, possibly, by the advancement of brain-to-brain communication? SYX looks at where we are now, in the hope of projecting into that future. SYX explores all forms of physical head augmentation, including new organs, hair extensions and dos, masks, head constructions and gear, headdresses, prosthetics and helmets by artists, designers, inventors, scientists, and world cultures, as well as technological extensions into space. Conceptual topics include the obliteration of the face in fashion, art and folk wedding costume; the politics of hair extension from 18th century hair rolls to contemporary fashion; surrealistic juxtapositions of objects and the head; gender, ritual and identity in contemporary art hair and hair constructions; space-age architectural helmets of the 60s, and conceptual projects that highlight, analyse or deny the internal or perceived functioning of the head and brain. Everyone with a head should be interested in this book. SYX had inauspicious origins. In March 2012 Schwartzman was involved in an airplane crash on the way to a book talk. The wing of her Delta MD-80 knocked over a shuttle bus at over 150 miles per hour while landing in Detroit. Luckily no one was hurt. But it did spark an investigation: do pilots feel the width of their wings? If so, this would mean that the head was effectively approximately 150 feet wide? This was the catalyst for SYX: to look across art practices and contemporary culture at all ways of extending the head into space, and to move headlong into the future. See Yourself Sensing has been used widely at design institutions across the world.See Yourself X, like its predecessor, will be both an exhibition in book form, and an academic book, with examples of Schwartzman's innovative head-centred design projects from Columbia University and Parsons.
Hangman Puzzles takes the famous two-player game and turns it into a one-player trivia game of deduction. On his run, he finds a dead man hanging from a tree. The book features 100 puzzles split into two sections with varying levels of difficulty. Each game has a category clue and a unique way of solving the puzzle.From simple vocabulary to extended quotes, you'll be guessing to solve a variety of words and phrases. Each puzzle comes with a category and a visual hint to help you solve the puzzle. Scratch off the letter's clue to find what positions in the phrase the letter falls on. If you guess wrong, you add another segment to the poor man's body. Guess wrong five times and you lose. If you run out of guesses, an answer key in the back will help fill in the blanks.
Springing from a series of weekly conversations with five second-year teachers in a university writing program, this book presents reflections on some of the questions about teaching that emerged from those conversations. The book is divided into three sections. The first section, "Taking It Personally," examines how the feelings, attitudes, and experiences of the teachers influence how they interact with their students. The second section, "Thinking Theoretically," shows that, although the teachers feel that they do not theorize, theory is present in all their conversations about teaching writing and that theoretical thinking is encouraged by the dissonance between their implicit theories about teaching and those found in journals and textbooks. The third section, "Seeing Yourself as a Teacher," explores the relationship between the teachers' reluctance to deny their role as teacher when conversing and their ambivalence about personal and professional boundaries and personal and public pedagogical theory. Between each section of the book, an "interchapter" explores relevant issues and offers commentary. (NKA)
Tic-tac-toe is a game for two players, X and O, who take turns marking the spaces in a 3×3 grid. The player who succeeds in placing three of their marks in a horizontal, diagonal or vertical row wins the game. Cute Travel Tic-Tac-Toe Game Book for Kids and Adults! Cover: Soft Cover (Matte) Size: 6" x 9" (15.24 x 22.86 cm) Interior: 110 pages (55 front/back sheets) with Blank 6 Games per Pages (660 Games) This 6" x 9" Tic Tac Toe Game for outside / playground, featuring a total of 110 pages filled 660 games, is perfect for adults, kids for summer vacations. Tic-Tac-Toe Game also known as "3-in-a-row" or "naughts and crosses" or "Xs and Os" is a paper-and-pencil game for two players drawing pieces (typically Xs for the first player and Os for the second) on a 3×3 square grid. The winner is the first player to place three of his marks in a row, column, or diagonal. The front cover consists of artistic, trendy, original, funny and colorful background. Essential game idea for all ages for summer vacations. Easy fit in a purse, tote and messenger bag to play in restaurants, planes, trains, car trips, waiting rooms, picnics, home.
Children's literature by Orange County Public Library (Calif.)
This book presents in-depth conversations with hip-hop artists from around the world, representing the many regional scenes of the U.S. (from the East Coast to the Bay Area to the Dirty South), France, the Caribbean (from Jamaica to Puerto Rico), and Africa (from Algeria to Senegal), as well as diverse forms of street musics, such as Reggaeton, Reggae/Dancehall, Shaabi and Rai. Conversations with Jay-Z, Mos Def, Eve, Sean Paul, Young Jeezy, Foxy Brown, Booba, Buju Banton, Ivy Queen, Afrika Bambaataa, Sonia Sanchez, DJ Kool Herc, Oxmo Puccino, Trina, Cornbread, Mannie Fresh, Intik, Beanie Sigel, Cheb Khaled, Pitbull, Manu Key, Tego Calderon and many others, demonstrate these artists to be critical interpreters of their own culture and of the world around them. This book centers the usually marginalized voices of Hip Hop communities, presenting a remarkably refreshing and revealing view of Hip Hop Culture from the inside-out.
Eloise Ristad deals here with complex problems which torment and cripple so many of our most creative and talented people, and she does so with compassion, wisdom, and wit. The problem of stage fright, for instance, is a suffering of epidemic proportions in our society, and involves modalities of thought and projections that rob spontaneity and enthusiasm in artistic performance. Those interested in creative education have long felt that an entirely new, holistic and nurturing process of allowing individuals to discover and express themselves is needed if our educational system is to avoid the neuroses and creative blocks of the past generation. This book illuminates through its conversational style the destructive inhibitions, fears, and guilt experienced by all of us as we fail to break through to creativity. This story is told to me day after day in conservatories and college campuses around the world. Indeed I felt at times that she was telling of my own most petty and debilitating fears. But what is important, A Soprano on Her Head supplies answers and methods for overcoming these universal psychological blocks--methods that have not only been proven in her own studio, but which trace back through history to the oldest and wisest systems of understanding the integration of mind and body. The work bears scrutiny both scientifically and holistically. - Foreword.
Written by a well-known UNIXWorld editor, this practical, hands-on guide shows UNIX users how to customize the X Window System environment at the window manager level. It includes utilities for modifying menus, colors, and fonts, mouse behavior, customized windows and keyboards, and more.