10 Biographical sketches of notable Notre Dame alumni.
10 Biographical sketches of notable Notre Dame alumni.
Here's the perfect companion for anyone with a fireplace, wood stove, or penchance for camping in the great outdoors. Straightforward directions and how-to illustrations provide instructions on building a roaring fire with confidence, skill, and efficiency—a fire that people will gather around in admiration. Filled with more than 60 entries on fire making, these pages include advice on sourcing the proper wood, chopping and storing, building and lighting the ideal stack, and cooking over an open flame. This ebook is a must-have for anyone who enjoys life's simple pleasures.Show book
How To Hit A Bull´s Eye In A Day With The Royal Discipline Of Archery “An archer cannot hit the bullseye if he doesn't know where the target is.” Did you ever wish you could shoot arrows like Robin Hood, Hawkeye or Katniss Everdeen? Whenever you watch the Lord of the Rings, you imagine how powerful it must be to step in the shoes of Legolas... ...face your target ...draw back your bow ….and just shoot. Yet, you push the thought into the corner of stupid childhood dreams, knowing archery is just for entertaining movie scenes. You are wrong. The medieval way of hunting turned into a royal discipline for everyone who wants to improve their confidence and become quicker than the fastest animal in the world. Yes, your laser-sharp focus could even help you catch a cheetah. Yet, archery is much more than just a safari hunt. Archery was one of the first disciplines in the Olympic games and the latest gold medal winner Ku-Bon-Chan proves why it is a tough sport that needs practice and the right strategy. Becoming the next Legolas requires much more than randomly picking an arrow from your quiver. And even if you just want to rediscover your inner child, it is much more fun to shoot arrows in the woods if you know how to hit your target. No one wants to miss their goal. Good thing, if you follow this simple but effective plan to get to the next level, you can improve your skill set within just one practice. How many times have you started on something and given up within a week because you got frustrated? A lot of people share this story. They start a new thing without any knowledge and expect themselves to be perfect within the first couple of shots. Perfection might never be possible in the golden sports of archery. Yet, you can instantly succeed and hit your first target if you know how. In “Archery”, you´ll discover: - How to start your Legolas journey and bring Lord of the Rings into reality - What are the Do´s and Don´ts to build a strong foundation in archery - How to make sure your arrow doesn´t hit your neighbor's dog - Where to look for the bullseye - How to practice without even touching your bow and arrow - 9 common mistakes to avoid and take the shortcut to success - Which bow will turn archery into a piece of cake - How to maintain your golden instrument - Tournaments for everyone from absolute beginner to Olympic star - How much pocket money you need to become an archer And much more. No matter if you want to go at your own pace and enjoy some exercise or if you want to become an Olympian. If you want to increase confidence, focus and quick response time, archery is your sport. Even if you are the most uncoordinated person in the world, the given strategies will help you to catch your perfect meal next time you are lost in the woods. Give it a shot, draw your bow and know how to shoot. Every childhood dream starts with the first action. Stop dreaming and start doing!Show book
What do you do if your aircraft ditches at sea? Or your building is on fire? Or you are the victim of a terrorist attack? Would you make the right decision to save yourself and the lives of others? Crisis Survival is a complete handbook to any crisis that may suddenly arise, from food or water shortages, to natural disasters, to plane crashes and hostage situations. A crisis might last a few hours, days, or even years – with this book you can be ready for any eventuality. With easy-to-follow illustrations and handy lists of key information, Crisis Survival is the definitive crisis survival guide for anyone wanting to be ready for anything – it could literally save your life.Show book
‘Hey, are you bored with your dull and monotonous life? Do you waste all your spare time reading dull books like Shakespeare and Charles Dickens? Is your life too tame and domesticated? Do you want to inject some excitement and exuberance into it? Do you want to improve your lung power and be able to yell and shriek at hundred decibels for hours and hours? Do you want to get lots of friends of all ages, religions and races who think and act alike? Do you want to extract the maximum out of your gigantic high definition TV? Do you want to be at the edge of your living room couch shivering in nail biting suspense and anticipation? Do you…’ ‘Yes! Yes! Quick, tell me what I need to do.’ ‘Simple. Just become a real cricket fan and you will achieve all that I just said.’ ‘What? Don’t be silly! How will that help? I am already a cricket fan in case you didn’t know.’ ‘Hah! Are you? Don’t make me laugh! You are like a lamb, an insult to all real cricket fans.’ ‘Hey, what do you mean by insult to all fans?’ ‘Cool down! What I mean is you look and act too domesticated to be called a real cricket fan. You are still not that fire and brimstone material of cricket – The Ultimate Cricket Fan.’ ‘Ultimate cricket fan? Who is that?’ ‘An explosive beast that no one can tame.’Show book
An iconic medieval missile weapon, the deadly longbow made possible the English victories at Crecy and Poitiers at the height of the Hundred Years' War. The longbow was the weapon at the heart of the English military ascendancy in the century after 1340. Capable of subjecting the enemy to a hail of deadly projectiles, the longbow in the hands of massed archers made possible the extraordinary victories enjoyed by English forces over superior numbers at Crécy and Poitiers, and remained a key battlefield weapon throughout the Wars of the Roses and beyond. It also played a leading role in raiding, siege and naval warfare. Its influence and use spread to the armies of Burgundy, Scotland and other powers, and its reputation as a cost-effective and easily produced weapon led to calls for its widespread adoption among the nascent armies of the American Republic as late as the 1770s.Show book
What are you going to do if the water supply stops? Or if there’s no food on sale any more? If there’s no electricity? Or if law and order breaks down? Will you manage? Would you make the right decisions? Are you ready for this? SAS And Elite Forces Guide: Preparing To Survive teaches you all the skills and offers you all the tips and information you may need if things really go wrong. Preppers are people who have decided to take their safety into their own hands in learning to live off the land, digging the own wells, providing their own power and defending themselves. In the wake of 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina their numbers are growing and there is increasing media coverage of this phenomenon. SAS And Elite Forces Guide: Preparing To Survive begins with the possible catastrophe scenarios such as environmental disasters, wars and terrorism. Chapter by chapter, the book looks at the areas you need to prepare: your home, what you need if you have to take flight, pre-preparing food for a crisis, finding clean water, maintaining your health, defending yourself, and creating power supplies. With tips and techniques from survival experts, this book shows you what to do not only in the moments and hours after disaster has struck, but also in the weeks, months and years that follow. With more than 300 easy-to-follow artworks and handy pull-out lists of key information, SAS And Elite Forces Guide: Preparing To Survive is the definitive long term survival guide for when help isn’t on its way. If disaster strikes, you’ll be ready.Show book