Food Infographics a Visual Guide to Culinary Pleasures

Author: Simone Klabin
Publisher: Taschen
ISBN: 3836568489
Release Date: 2018-05-07
Genre:

Delicious Data A compendium of cooking, eating, and drinking infographics Amid our ever-growing consumption of deft data vizualization, nothing makes for tastier morsels than the fine art of food and dining. Ushering the cookery book into the future, this volume gathers the best infographics of all things eating, drinking, and cuisine, from conversion charts for measurements to cookie recipes, cocktails, and stress-free party planning. A must-have for every 21st-century foodie, this is gastro-guidance at its most visually appealing as much as expert. Want to master sashimi? Know the secret to perfectly grilled steak? Wow guests with your own dry martini? Food Infographics has all the answers and more, using the best culinary graphics to answer kitchen conundrums in lively, simple, and memorable form. You'll find infographics on all the food groups, from grains and pulses to fruits and vegetables to fish, meat, and poultry. Recipe inspirations include soups, sandwiches, snacks, sweet treats, and just-right dressings. Other sections cover flavor pairings, baking, beverages, cooking tools and techniques, and coffee and tea. The book opens with a historic survey of food imagery, exploring how and where we have used pictures to enjoy, prepare, and serve food and drink, from Egyptian hieroglyphics for flatbread to 19th-century classics such as Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management. Slick, smart, and packed full of perfect nuggets of advice, Food Infographics rounds up a delightful visual exploration of food and dining as much as an indispensable collection of everyday tips, techniques, and deliciousness. "Food Infographics is filled with curiosities and useful information on the ways we eat, drink, and enjoy food." -- Simone Klabin Text in English, French, and German

National Geographic Almanac 2019

Author: National Geographic
Publisher: National Geographic
ISBN: 9781426219818
Release Date: 2018-10-18
Genre: History

A one-of-a-kind annual featuring surprising facts, stunning color photos, arresting infographics, and illuminating maps that present the world in a whole new way. An almanac like you've never seen before, this arresting volume features key information on science, nature, history, and geography, spiked with cutting-edge ideas and spectacular visuals. Discover features that only National Geographic can deliver, including exquisite photography, explanatory infographics, illustrated timelines, and maps created by expert cartographers. Chapters include Exploration & Adventure, This Planet & Beyond, Life on Earth, and The Science of Us; featured topics range from the polar jet stream and how chameleons change colors to the world's biggest cities and the science of addiction. It includes top travel trends, new explorations, and recent discoveries, as well as fascinating trivia. Enlightening for young and old, exquisitely designed, each page of this special almanac reveals something new about today's world.

National Geographic Global Atlas

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Publisher: National Geographic
ISBN: 1426212011
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Reference

Provides cartographic coverage of Earth, discussing vital geographic issues as reflected in thematic maps and infographics that cover topics ranging from climate change and population growth to civil strife and freshwater scarcity.

Illustration Now

Author: Julius Wiedemann
Publisher: Taschen America Llc
ISBN: 3836524236
Release Date: 2011-09-25
Genre: Design

Looks at the work of one hundred fifty illustrators from thirty countries, ranging from established artists to those new to the field.

Weather and Climate through Infographics

Author: Rebecca Rowell
Publisher: Lerner Publications
ISBN: 9781467717908
Release Date: 2013-11-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

"This book covers weather and climatology, including weather-related disasters, how weather impacts us as humans, what patterns occur with weather and within different climates, and how we measure and predict those things"--Provided by publisher.

By the Numbers

Author: National Geographic Kids
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426320729
Release Date: 2015
Genre: Communication

Boost your math-brain power! Discover the amazing world of numbers and the real-world wonders they represent through creative, totally "gettable" infographics. Colourful illustrated graphs, word clouds, pie charts, maps, photography, comparative images, and more illuminate the math behind statistics, trends, measurements, and more that we encounter every day. Infographics cover subjects kids care about and can apply to daily living, such as money, food, green living, technology, how things work, and much more. Awesome Q&As with "numbers" people such as computer programmers, sports statisticians, and more show how math is a cool and useful tool.

Visual Journalism

Author: Javier Errea
Publisher: Die Gestalten Verlag-DGV
ISBN: 3899559193
Release Date: 2017-09-25
Genre: Information visualization

As the world grows more complex, some of the best stories are told through visuals - infographics. From election results to catastrophes to wars to scientific discoveries: the stream of data we are exposed to daily becomes ever more complicated. Infographics help make sense of it, transforming difficult to grasp facts and figures into accessible visualizations. Print media are increasingly making successful use of them. Visual Journalism reveals the masters of this discipline and their finest works. The portraits of studios and individuals within this compendium illustrate how the world of infographics continues to evolve as it informs data and graphic trends. A visual revolution showcases the myriad possibilities of non-verbal communication.

This Book Stinks

Author: Sarah Wassner Flynn
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426327308
Release Date: 2017
Genre: Pollution

Get up close and personal with a wonderful world of waste. From composting and recycling, to landfills and dumps, to how creative people are finding new ways to reuse rubbish. It's fun to talk trash when it's jam-packed with infographics, thematic spreads, wow-worthy photos, sidebars, serious stats, and fabulous facts. Also included are quizzes and activities to inspire kids to take action, be proactive, and rethink the things we throw away.

By the Numbers 2 0

Author: National Geographic Kids
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426325281
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Communication

Presents number-related facts, including the estimated age of the universe, the average speed of a woodpecker's pecks, the amount of protein in a grasshopper, the number of red blood cells in a human body, and the melting point of gold.

James Lovelock Et Al

Author: James Lovelock
Publisher:
ISBN: 383655111X
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Science

The big picture An essential illustrated collection of earth and human science for curious minds of all ages "We are buried beneath mountains of fast accumulating data. In such circumstances, this book, rather than adding to the data load, aims to offer real understanding." -James Lovelock Human beings are extraordinary creatures. Intelligent, agile, and curious, we have adapted and invented our way to becoming the most important species on the planet. So great is the extent of our influence, that many speak of a new geological era, the Anthropocene, an age defined by human-induced change to the blue and green globe we call home. Our lofty status comes with responsibility as much as possibility: How should we approach our present and future? What knowledge should we carry with us? Conceived by James Lovelock, inventor of the Gaia theory, this illustrated essay collection brings together an all-star line-up of thinkers and scientists to offer essential understanding about who we are, how we live, and where we might be going. Much as the Gaia theory considers our earth as an integrated whole of living systems, The Earth and I encourages holistic understanding. Across 12 chapters, we take in both the intricate details and immense structures of our species and our planet, from our ever-expanding universe to our minuscule but mighty cells. We see stellar explosions and the layers of life beneath our feet, delve into the neuroscience of decision-making, get to grips with our climate, and contemplate our increasing intimacy with technology. The book's world-class contributors include quantum physicist Lisa Randall, Astronomer Royal Martin Rees, Pulitzer Prize-winning biologist Edward O. Wilson, and Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist Eric Kandel. With lively illustrations from British artist Jack Hudson, the result is an inspiration for curious minds young and old, and a trusted tool kit for an informed and enlightened future.

Africa

Author: Joe Yogerst
Publisher: Taschen
ISBN: 3836568764
Release Date: 2018
Genre: Photography

From Cairo to Cape Town In and out of Africa with National Geographic For over five generations, National Geographic magazine has dazzled and educated people with its incredible photographs and gripping stories from all corners of the earth. Inspired by our monumental Around the World in 125 Years, this volume curates around 200 captivating images sourced directly from the National Geographic historical archives, including 40 new photographs, that traverse the landscapes, history, cultures, and wildlife of Africa. Our continental journey through amazing Africa ranges from evocative early black-and-white pictures to autochromes, from the golden age of Kodachromes to digital. Along the way, we fly over the misty volcanoes of Uganda in a 1950s plane; follow archaeologists into the cool, musky tombs of Egypt; gaze up at the gleaming skyscrapers of Zimbabwe; admire the ritual masks of the Chokwe tribesmen of Angola; get lost in a labyrinth of alleys and souks in Algeria's old quarters; wonder at the fragile red-tufted flowers of South Africa's Drakensberg mountains; trudge behind Kenyan farmers as they battle clouds of flying locusts; and gingerly spy mountain gorillas enjoying the Rwandan sunshine. Long before the Travel Channel and Google Images, these images celebrated Africa's spectacular landscapes, incredible wildlife, and diversity--but also reflect edgier stories that speak of rural hardship, environmental threats, and the lasting remnants of forced colonization. Leaving no stone unturned, this definitive voyage is in equal parts a breathtaking homage to an incomparable continent, and a unique tribute to the world's most famous photography magazine.

Jazz Covers

Author: Joaquim Paulo Fernandes
Publisher: Taschen America Llc
ISBN: PSU:000065129234
Release Date: 2008-11-01
Genre: Art

This volume features a broad selection of jazz record covers, from the 1940s through the decline of LP production in the early 1990s. Each cover is accompanied by with a fact sheet listing performer and album name, art director, photographer, illustrator, year, label, and more. Special features for jazz lovers include a top-10 favorite records list by leading jazz DJs King Britt, Michael McFadden, Gilles Peterson, Andre Torres, and Rainer Truby, as well as interviews with legendary jazz personalities Rudy Van Gelder (sound engineer that recorded for many labels such as Blue Note, Impulse!, and Prestige), Creed Taylor (founder of many labels and one of the best jazz producers ever, credited also for bringing bossa nova to the US and fusing it with jazz.

National Geographic Kids Everything Space

Author: Helaine Becker
Publisher: National Geographic Children's Books
ISBN: 1426320752
Release Date: 2015
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

"Blast off to a universe of photos, facts, and fun!"--Front cover.

View from Above

Author: Terry Virts
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426218644
Release Date: 2017
Genre: NATURE

This majestic National Geographic photography book offers a spectacular view of Earth from outer space, featuring aerial imagery taken from the International Space Station by NASA astronaut Terry Virts. Few people get the experience of seeing the world from outer space-and no one has taken as many pictures of Earth from above as Terry Virts. Celebrated NASA astronaut, pilot of the space shuttle, crew member on Soyuz, and commander of the International Space Station, Virts has spent more than 200 days in space-and very few of those days went by without his reaching for his camera. Now as never before, Virts shares the astronaut's view of the world, offering astounding aerial views of our planet and the vastness that surrounds it. The colors, shapes, details-and the stories they tell-are endlessly fascinating. Virts's book marries his stunning photographs with glimpses of everyday life in orbit. And amid this amazing show of Earth spectacles, he reflects on how the astronaut's point of view has shaped his life and spirit. Filled with magnificent photographs that will astonish and inspire, this book-and its intrepid author-becomes our guide to a new way of looking at the world.