Design, build, and pilot custom drones―no prior experience necessary! This fun guide shows, step-by-step, how to construct powerful drones from inexpensive parts, add personalized features, and become a full-fledged pilot. DIY Drones for the Evil Genius: Design, Build, and Customize Your Own Drones not only covers safety, mechanics, drone design, and assembly, but also teaches the basics of Aerospace Engineering. You will discover how to add video transmitters, GPS, first-person view, and virtual reality goggles to your creations. The book walks you through the FAA licensing process and takes a look at advanced concepts, such as artificial intelligence and autonomous flight. • Learn about aircraft parts, control mechanics, and safety practices• Become an expert pilot—even handle flips and high-speed maneuvers• Pick the perfect parts for your high-performance drone• Find out how to solder and start assembling your drone• Program the aircraft, calibrate the motors, and start flying!• Add LED lights, GoPro mounts, and self-balancing camera gimbals• Explore the world of first-person-view (FPV) drones and high-speed racing• See how artificial intelligence can be put to use in the drone industry
Published by: McGraw-Hill Education TAB | Publication date: 12/02/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 177 pages
Midnight on a moonlit beach. Six cops execute four thugs after a heinous crime. They are unaware that there is a witness to the executions… Thrilling page-turning action as ‘plain dealing’ cops face scrutiny in an emotional journey through choices made in the day-to-day confrontation with evil.
Publication date: 08/04/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 227 pages
IF EVIL'S YOUR NAME, THEN THESE ARE YOUR GAMES! Always wanted to be a genius game creator? This Evil Genius guide goes far beyond a typical programming class or text to reveal insider tips for breaking the rules and constructing wickedly fun games that you can tweak and customize to suit your needs! In Programming Video Games for the Evil Genius, programming wunderkind Ian Cinnamon gives you everything you need to create and control 57 gaming projects. You'll find easy-to-follow plans featuring Java, the most universal programming language, that run on any PC, Mac, or Linux computer.
- Illustrated instructions and plans for an awesome mix of racing, board, shoot 'em up, strategy, retro, and puzzle games
- Gaming projects that vary in difficulty-starting with simple programs and progressing to sophisticated projects for programmers with advanced skills
- An interactive companion website featuring a free Java compiler, where you can share your projects with Evil Geniuses around the globe
- Removes the frustration-factor-all the parts you need are listed, along with sources
- Radical Racing
- Screen Skier
- Whack an Evil Genius
- Tic-Tac-Toe Boxing
- Snake Pit
- Space Destroyers
- Bomb Diffuser
- Java Man
- Ian Says
Published by: McGraw-Hill Education TAB | Publication date: 03/30/2008Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 335 pages
This is the OFFICIAL recipe book companion to Dr. Ian's NY Times Bestselling SHRED Power Cleanse. These 75 recipes include smoothies, soups, salads, and vegetables, all that you need while on the SHRED Power Cleanse. All of these recipes are verified to conform to the principles of the SHRED Power Cleanse. This is the fifth installment of Dr. Ian's extremely popular SHRED series and you will not be disappointed. Easy, delicious, and affordable, are the first words that come to mind when describing the recipes in this book. As will all of Dr. Ian's programs, use these recipes as a guide and if you want to substitute some ingredients, feel free. Just make sure you follow the guidelines listed in the SHRED Power Cleanse. Enjoy!
Published by: SHRED LLC | Publication date: 01/21/2016Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 92 pages
Angel Cooper didn’t expect to love working at a campground run by hyena shifters in Pennsylvania, but she feels like she’s finally found the place she belongs. She’s happier than she’s ever been, even if she wouldn’t mind meeting Mr. Right sometime soon. Her sort-of adopted sister, Brierley, is certain that Angel is meant to be the special mate to a hyena clan, but Angel’s not so sure.Brin, Ian, and Quill Mercer left home with their father’s ashes and their tails between their legs. They’d spent the better part of their lives believing that their father had found the perfect mate for them, but it had all been a terrible lie. Brin and Quill are ready to move on and find a special woman to share for the rest of their lives, but middle brother Ian can’t let go of the pain that their father’s obsession and betrayal left him with. Ian doesn’t trust himself to be their clan’s protector, and deals with his sleepless nights by joining an underground were-fighting tournament. Fighting keeps him sane, but not happy.When Angel heads into the woods to pick flowers, she follows an enticing scent to a campsite, where she meets the three sexiest men she’s ever laid eyes on. Ian explains the violent way he’s been spending his nights, but after meeting her, he’s walking away from the fights for good. Not everyone is happy about Ian’s change of heart, and when a sweet little owl shifter is caught in the crossfire, Ian will make sure that no one ever crosses his family again.Be prepared for three hyenas who will do anything to make their mate happy, a human with a heart big enough for her clan, sexy times galore, plenty of growling, and a happily ever after worth fighting for. Contains m/f/m/m interaction.*Contains a bonus 14,000 word novella - The Owl's Minotaur*Brierley Pine has spent the last nine months wondering what her future holds. Set free from her owl-shifter nest by a kind-hearted wolf named Bliss, she’s happy working in the hyena campground, but she’s ready to start the next chapter of her life. When her sort-of adopted sister, Angel, introduces Brierley to her new hyena mates, she has a dream about a man and knows that he’s her truemate. When Wallace, the owner of an illegal were-fighting group, tries to kidnap Angel to force her mate to continue to fight for him, Brierley is abducted instead. Although she’s frightened, she’s positive that Wallace knows where her truemate is. She’ll do anything to find him, even willingly go with her abductors.Axtyn, a rare minotaur shifter, is in trouble. Now that he’s reached the age of twenty-four, he’s losing the ability to control his shifted form. Twice in the illegal fights he’s lost control and shifted, killing his opponents. Wallace has relegated him to a bodyguard position and forbidden him from shifting. The only cure for his debilitating control issue is to find his truemate, but where she is or how to find her is a mystery. He just knows that unless he finds her soon, he’ll eventually shift into his minotaur form and be stuck like a monster forever.Axtyn will protect Brierley at any cost. When the fights are over, though, he’s not sure how he fits into his new mate’s world. Brierley refuses to give up on him, determined to build a life together. This book contains a feisty female owl, a minotaur who would die to keep his mate safe, and the illegal fights that bring them together.
Publication date: 11/12/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 243 pages
Three couples discover love is the best medicine in Ruby Lang’s acclaimed medical romance series, now available in a value-priced ebook collection.Acute Reactions: The man with allergies never gets the girl, but that may change for restaurateur Ian Zamora when he makes an appointment with Dr. Petra Lale. When sparks fly, a little romance just might be chicken soup for their hearts. But do two career-driven people inexperienced in relationships stand a chance of finding the right prescription for love? Hard Knocks: Neurologist Helen Chang Frobisher is writing op-eds against Portland’s new hockey rink to try to prevent concussive brain injuries like the one that plagues her father. Oregon Wolves player Adam Magnus is fighting to build a successful career on the ice. But while the two spar in public over the future of a sports franchise on the brink, in private, they battle an impossible attraction. Clean Breaks: Sarah Soon’s brush with cancer shook this usually confident OB/GYN. Jake Li, her brother’s annoying high school BFF who betrayed her trust, is the last person she wants to see, but the now disturbingly hot social worker has begun hanging around. Newly divorced Jake knows he shouldn’t look for a serious relationship already, but he’s always been helplessly drawn to Sarah’s vivaciousness. Can he show her that he’s worthy of a second chance? Sensuality Level: Sensual
Published by: Crimson Romance | Publication date: 08/21/2017Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 748 pages
Set in Phnom Penh in 1962, amongst the diplomatic community with its tensions, friendships, intrigues and affairs and against the background of the Cold War and Cuban missile, The Crocodile Princess takes historical figures, from Prince Sihanouk to Peter Cook, constructing an alternative history in a slightly parallel world. Fast-paced, witty, full of intrigue, misdirection and set in the heat of Phnom Penh in an extraordinary moment of history, The Crocodile Princess is a gripping read from the accomplished author of Not Tonight Neil.
Published by: Cinnamon Press | Publication date: 09/21/2015Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 318 pages
Not Tonight Neil is an innovative mix of psycho-thriller and period satire, set in 1969 on a Manchester council estate. Forty-something satirical cartoonist Dennis Pugh publishes ‘Noises Through the Wall’, the story of his teenage years, going through puberty only a thin wall away from his sexually exuberant neighbours. Now those formative years, and noises through the wall, emerge again, this time in the form of murder.The novel cleverly combines social realism and dark comedy: pitching together Dennis’s adolescent travails and impossible longings with the puzzle of who commits the central murder. Not Tonight Neil, deftly handles not only coming of age, but the struggles of people living in close proximity to carve out their own identities.Ian Gregson is an award-winning poet whose latest book of poems is How We Met (Salt, 2008); Call Centre Love Song (Salt, 2006) was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection. He has published poems and reviews in the London Review of Books, the TLS and Poetry Review, among others, and co-edited the anthology Old City, New Rumours with Carol Rumens (Five Leaves, 2010). He has also published five books of criticism on contemporary writing, including Character and Satire in Postwar Fiction (Continuum, 2004) and Postmodern Literature (Hodder Arnold, 2006). He teaches literature and creative writing in the English Department at Bangor University; is the editor of Salt Wales and recently judged the Wales Book of the Year 2010.
Published by: Cinnamon Press | Publication date: 05/21/2012Kindle book details: Kindle Edition, 272 pages