When a murder of crows smash into their car windshield, a group of young friends are forced to abandon the vehicle, leaving them stranded beside a desolate cornfield. Hidden deep within the cornfield they find a crumbling farmhouse – but they soon discover that instead of a sanctuary, the house is actually the center of a terrifying supernatural ritual that they are about to become a part of.
A non-heated discussion on global warming and climate change
Interested in getting to the core of the reasons for the Earth's changing climate? Want an accurate reading on the science behind global warming? Here's your gauge! This easy-to-follow guide offers a temperate view of this hot topic.
Increasing global energy demand requires fact-based evaluations of alternative energy sources. This includes solving questions like how energy is produced, provided, and transported in sustainable ways. Solving future energy demands requires new technologies and knowledge. Decision makers, professionals, and people interested in energy issues in general need to know the relative importance and magnitude of various energy production methods. This book contains contributions by expert scientists and engineers on all of the sources of energy available to us now and in the near future that will enable us to take the energy decisions needed for sustaining development and dealing with climate change.
The critically acclaimed SHIFT franchise returns to the track to deliver the most physical racing experience to date with SHIFT 2 Unleashed.
Feel what the Driver’s Battle is actually like in an unparalleled racing experience that captures the physicality and brutality of being behind the wheel going 200mph.
The first installment of the two-film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows follows Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Ron (Rupert Grint), and Hermione (Emma Watson) as they search for the pieces of Voldemort's (Ralph Fiennes) soul that he extracted from his being and hid in obscure locations both far and wide. If the trio is unable to locate and destroy them all, Voldemort will remain immortal. Despite their long friendship, a combination of dark forces, romantic tensions, and long-held secrets threaten to sabotage the mission. David Yates directs.
Saudi Arabia, one of the world's leading oil suppliers and a key U.S. ally, has been taken over by a highly organized group of radical terrorists. The government is in a state of collapse and turmoil and you have been chosen to lead the United States armed forces to restore control. Search and destroy using the latest military hardware from the Abrams tank to the Apache helicopter in realistic settings ranging from the open desert to close-quarters infantry combat. Wear down enemy morale by capturing vehicles, weapons and buildings.Plan and execute, the soldiers who survive will gain experience and move with you from mission to mission. You'll need elite forces to destroy the world's best-armed fanatics, bent on world-wide economic collapse.
Additional nations: Taliban, Pakistan .
The authors of the New York Times bestseller Crucial Conversations show you how to achieve personal, team, and organizational success by healing broken promises, resolving violated expectations, and influencing bad behavior
Discover skills to resolve touchy, controversial, and complex issues at work and at home--now available in this follow-up to the internationally popular Crucial Conversations.
It is the world of Steam Slug, the world where in the end of XIX century history followed an alternative path and machines rose against the mankind. Smoking steam monsters with bleeding human brains encased in brass roam devastated cities and skies are blackened with mechanical creatures. There is no place to go, the machines are everywhere and the only way of survival for you and for the mankind is to fight evil steam engines and to find the ultimate evil behind their creation - mysterious Mephistopheles.
This volume descibes, in up-to-date terminology and authoritative interpretation, the field of neurolinguistics, the science concerned with the neural mechanisms underlying the comprehension, production and abstract knowledge of spoken, signed or written language.
His mother (voice of Joan Cusack) abducted by Martians intent on harvesting her maternal instincts to nurture their young, nine-year-old Milo (voice of Seth Green) stows away in an alien spacecraft bound for Mars in a bid to bring her safely back to Earth. Later, on the Red Planet, Milo befriends a subterranean-dwelling earthling named Gribble (Dan Fogler) and a spirited Martian lass named Ki (Elisabeth Harnois), who agree to help him locate his missing mother and confront the head alien in charge (voice of Mindy Sterling).
The year is 2027, and the world as we know it is unraveling after fifteen years of economic meltdown and widespread global conflict over dwindling natural resources. A once proud America has fallen, her infrastructure shattered and military in disarray. To make matters worse, crippled by a devastating EMP strike, the USA is powerless to resist the ever expanding occupation of a savage, nuclear armed Greater Korean Republic. Abandoned by her former allies, the United States is a bleak landscape of walled towns and abandoned suburbs. This is a police state where high school stadiums have become detention centers, and shopping malls shelter armored attack vehicles.
Former undercover police officer Jack Adleth returns to London seeking those who tried to have him killed in Amsterdam.
Elizabeth Cervantes, Marco Treviño and Julio Bekhor star in this tale of attraction turned deadly when a romance between an on-the-verge-of-middle-age plastic surgeon and a male nurse sours, and the spurned Lothario reveals new sides to the doc. Things go from bad to worse for the comely physician when her best pal turns up dead, her house gets destroyed and her ex-lover makes it clear he's far from finished with her.
Computer and Information Sciences: Proceedings of the 25th International Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering)
Computer and Information Sciences is a unique and comprehensive review of advanced technology and research in the field of Information Technology. It provides an up to date snapshot of research in Europe and the Far East (Hong Kong, Japan and China) in the most active areas of information technology, including Computer Vision, Data Engineering, Web Engineering, Internet Technologies, Bio-Informatics and System Performance Evaluation Methodologies.
A new gameplay trailer has been released courtesy of Gamespot of Kratos in Mortal Kombat. Kratos is a new exclusive character for the PlayStation 3 version of Mortal Kombat from the popular God of War series. It looks like the developers have done a nice job of really incorporating Kratos , his fighting style and all his signature moves into the game.
Delayed due to the devastation in Japan, Motorstorm: Apocalypse has a new release date, and it's been confirmed (by VG247.com) for March 31st.
Initially set for realease on the 18th, an Sony Computer Entertainment UK spokesperson had this to say (speaking to MCVUK.com): "Although we have shipped the game into the channel last week, given that we are able to do so, we have chosen to postpone the launch in the UK,"
Motorstorm: Apocalypse is set in a fictional city in the US undergoing a major earthquake and other disasters. Players race around the world while the earthquake unfolds around them.
A married couple (Sam Worthington and Keira Knightley) finds their union put to the ultimate test when the husband embarks on a business trip with a beautiful colleague (Eva Mendes) and the wife experiences an unexpected reunion with an old flame (Guillaume Canet).
This book focuses on defining the achievements of software engineering in the past decades and showcasing visions for the future. It features a collection of articles by some of the most prominent researchers and technologists who have shaped the field: Barry Boehm, Manfred Broy, Patrick Cousot, Erich Gamma, Yuri Gurevich, Tony Hoare, Michael A. Jackson, Rustan Leino, David L. Parnas, Dieter Rombach, Joseph Sifakis, Niklaus Wirth, Pamela Zave, and Andreas Zeller.
The Sims Medieval offers players a chance to build up a medieval kingdom, controlling characters from all walks of life, from Kings and Queens, to Knights and Wizards, Blacksmiths and Bards. It provides a host of storytelling possibilities in the form of quests, from crafting a legendary sword to arranging a royal wedding, to protecting the kingdom from an evil sorcerer, to finding the fountain of youth. Every quest plays out differently depending on which Hero Sim the player is controlling.
A copywriter discovers a top-secret drug which bestows him with super human abilities. As his usage begins to change his life, he begins to consider the drug’s shadowy origins; meanwhile, a group of killers trails his every move.
Powerful Steps-10 Essential Career Skills and Business Strategies for the Workplace Warrior
Powerful Steps-Insiders 'Advice for Beginners and Old Pros Alike'
Whether you're a corporate manager, college student, entrepreneur, or salesperson, it takes a combination of skills to create success. Your ability to influence others, communicate and negotiate is as important as your job literacy, knowledge and education. Rarely do people get ahead and achieve greatness on job skills alone, it takes more.
#1 rated snowboarding game, based on Metacritic scores on advanced
generation consoles, Stoked: Big Air Edition lets you pull off any
trick in your own style by giving you physical control of your rider
through the analog sticks. As you beat challenges, win competitions
and develop your unique style, you'll gain sponsorships, clothes, and
gear from the world's leading brands. Gain enough influence, and your
exploits might even get photographed for the pages of Snowboard Magazine.
A teenage girl agrees to meet a thirtysomething fashion photographer in person after becoming acquainted with him in an online chat room, and the resulting encounter finds the line between predator and prey slipping slowly out of focus in director David Slade's provocative and topical thriller. Hayley (Ellen Page) is a 14-year-old teen whose emotional maturity seems to betray her tender age. Jeff (Patrick Wilson) is a potential child predator whose intentions toward his young chat buddy seem less than honorable.
The game is set in Central America in 1974, as player takes control of the famed “Snake” (Big Boss): the legendary hero who had once saved the world from the brink of nuclear war. Snake has now turned his back on his mother country and established ‘An Army without a Government’ in South America, and is approached by visitors from ‘A Nation without a Military’ to investigate suspicious activity in the peaceful paradise of Costa Rica. Amidst the turmoil of the cold war, Costa Rica alone had managed to be a beacon of peace in a region torn by conflict, but all of that may change.
Post Apocalyptic Mayhem lets you race and battle heavily modified vehicles through numerous breathtaking tracks and lay waste to other racers in over the top vehicular mayhem. You can use special vehicle abilities to cause spectacular destruction to enemy cars as you fight and speed to victory. You ll experience remarkable speeds, hilarious and violent weapons, reinforced vehicles and various exhilarating tracks.
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Multiplayer gaming is usually reserved for the online world where kids of all ages duke it out with each other in shoot ‘em ups, screaming obscenities into their headsets on platforms like Xbox Live. Other gamers immerse themselves in virtual worlds like MMORPGs or the construction-based Minecraft, which usually means you’re playing with opponents who might not be in the same room, or even the same continent as you.
A not-so-ordinary family finds a new way of paying the bills in this comedy. Dick Harper (Jim Carrey) and his wife, Jane (Téa Leoni), would seem to have it made -- Dick has a high-paying job, they live in an expensive house in the suburbs, they have two luxury cars in the driveway, and a housekeeper, Blanca (Gloria Garayua), to help look after their son, Billy.
After a decade spent in isolation in the Ugandan jungles thinking about stuff, David Cross has written his first book. Known for roles on the small screen such as "never-nude" Tobias Funke on Arrested Development and the role of "David" in Mr. Show With Bob And David, as well as a hugely successful stand-up routine full of sharp-tongued rants and rages, Cross has carved out his place in American comedy.
For years, there have been documented cases of UFO sightings around the world – Buenos Aires, Seoul, France, Germany, China. But in 2011, what were once just sightings will become a terrifying reality when Earth is attacked by unknown forces. As people everywhere watch the world’s great cities fall, Los Angeles becomes the last stand for mankind in a battle no one expected. It’s up to a Marine staff sergeant (Aaron Eckhart) and his new platoon to draw a line in the sand as they take on an enemy unlike any they’ve ever encountered before.
EA have today finally confirmed that, yes, Mass Effect 2's highly-anticipated Arrival DLC --which BioWare have been teasing for a while now, most notably being the images that they've released on their Facebook page but without ever confirming it -- does in- fact exist. Not only that, but they've also confirmed a release date.
A wide variety of puzzles including mazes, word searches, whodunits, battleship, story builders and many, many more. Solutions at the back.
Despite the fact that many of the most critically and commercially successful games of last year - Red Dead Redemption, Halo: Reach, Call of Duty: Black Ops, Mass Effect 2, and others - were M-rated, Mature titles accounted for only 5% of the 1,638 total ratings that the ESRB handed out in 2010. Games rated E for Everyone, however, accounted for 55% of last year's releases.
Wargaming.net have today confirmed that World of Tanks, its free-to-play MMO that sees players taking control of tanks as they battle others across the world, finally has a release date.
The Corner Parking Lot is located in Charlottesville, VA, in an area near a number of bars, businesses, and student hangouts. Given its location, the lot is often busy and attracts a diverse clientele. The owner of the lot, Chris Farina, likes to keep things lively at The Corner by hiring an interesting mix of people -- graduate students, musicians, artists, philosophers (either studied or self-taught), and bohemians with their own take on life.
Rumpelstiltskin tricks a mid-life crisis burdened Shrek into allowing himself to be erased from existence and cast in a dark alternate timeline where Rumpel rules supreme.
Step-by-Step, Full-Color Graphics!
Learn how to use HTML, XHTML, and CSS, right away--the QuickSteps way. Color photos and screenshots with clear instructions show you how to build your own website, add graphics and links, and create tables and frames. Learn how to apply the power and flexibility of XHTML and CSS to your website, and make sure it's compatible with all browsers for PCs and Macs. Color-coded tabs make it easy to flip straight to the information you need. Get your website up and running in no time with help from this easy-to-use guide.
Live and breathe as Ezio, a legendary Master Assassin, in his enduring
struggle against the powerful Templar Order. He must journey into
Italy's greatest city, Rome, center of power, greed and corruption to
strike at the heart of the enemy Defeating the corrupt tyrants entrenched there will require not onlystrength, but leadership, as Ezio commands an entire Brotherhood who
will rally to his side.
The laptops have an incredible amount of development has been exposed in the past two years. A large increase in performance was facilitated by fleas, which are more dense with transistors. At the same time, increases the number of processors, the material in the thinner and has better graphics cards out larger screens with higher resolution. This progress, however, is the cost: the heat.
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Barbie A Fairy Secret, an amazing adventure with Barbie where she discovers there are fairies living secretly all around us! When Ken is suddenly whisked away by a group of fairies, Barbie’s two fashion stylist friends reveal they are actually fairies and that Ken has been taken to a magical secret fairy world not far away! Barbie and her rival Raquelle take off with the fairy friends on an action-packed journey to bring him back. Along the way they must stick together and learn that the real magic lies not just in the fairy world itself, but in the power of friendship.
Plot in Detail: Branded as a ‘nerd’ and harassed by the school bully, 12-year-old Arthur is rescued by a magical troll who knows that the boy unwittingly holds the secret to defeat an evil dragon. Arthur’s loving mom, struggling to keep her devious ex-husband from gaining custody of Arthur, dismisses her son’s ‘fantasies’ until she realizes the all-too-real danger and joins forces with Arthur, the troll, and a dashing but washed up video-game master. Together, they hope to conquer the dragon and the wicked vice-principal who threaten civilization.
Here's an even better way to get your BlackBerry fix
Admit it. You're addicted to your BlackBerry. That's okay. Most usersare, and this book is just going to make it worse. Now you'll discover how to use your BlackBerry to retrieve documents, weatherforecasts, and Web infor-mation; use it as a wordprocessor or drawing tool; even control yourcomputer over a network with it. And we haven't even gotten to theway-out stuff.