576 pages , iUniverse , 2012-08 It is 2016, four years after the apocalypse that robbed Alexia McQuillan and her son, Hawk, of their happy lives. After her husband, David, contracts a deadly virus that transforms him into a violent zombie intent on killing her, Alexia is forced to make an unimaginable choice. Now, with her husband dead and their safety in jeopardy, Alexi...[Read More]
Bosconian is a multi-directional scrolling shooter arcade game which was developed and released by Namco in Japan in 1981. In North America, it was manufactured and distributed by Midway Games. Bosconian was ported to the Sharp X68000, Sharp X1, and MSX computers.
Bosconian allows the player's ship to freely roam across open space which scrolls in all directions. The game also has a radar, which t...[Read More]
2014-03-20T07:00:00Z An entertaining and profound look at the lives of birds, illuminating their surprising world--and deep connection with humanity.
Birds are highly intelligent animals, yet their intelligence is dramatically different from our own and has been little understood. As we learn more about the secrets of bird life, we are unlocking fascinating insig...[Read More]
2013-08-19T07:00:00Z This volume presents new insights on marginality, i.e. the situation of people living on the edge of socio-economic and ecological systems. The marginality concept leads to different development policies. While the prevalence of poverty declined by about 50 percent in the past two decades, any further reduction of poverty will be more difficult, because of high dive...[Read More]