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  • How to think like Sherlock improve your powers of observation, memory and deduction - Read On
    you will learn how to increase your powers of observation memory deduction and reasoning using the tricks and techniques of the world s most famous detective Sherlock Holmes The book incorporates the latest techniques and theories across a range of topics NLP memory mapping body language information shifting and speed reading this is a supremely practical book that will make you look at the world in a new light and

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  • What was I thinking? the dumb things we do and how to avoid them - Read On
    America newest book sounds like a humorous compendium of the foibles of well known and ordinary people He goes beyond storytelling however to analyze the why behind the deeds He uses hundreds of interviews and exhaustive research regarding American culture and values pointing to the role of arrogance insecurity ambition and greed in doing stupid things To deflect the influence of these vices and make the right decisions Helmreich suggests honoring the social contract curbing one s appetite for power counting one s blessings and understanding that no one is perfect Any student of human behavior will enjoy this book c Copyright 2011 Library Journals LLC a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source Inc No redistribution permitted Terms of Use Table of Contents Acknowledgments p vii Introduction p 1 The World We Live In p 7 Arrogance p 37 Ambition and Greed p 65 Justice and Honor p 85 The Easy Way Out p 109 Insecurity p 133 On the Edge p 155 Making the Right Decisions p 191 References p 207 Index p 213 About the Author p 223 Terms of Use Author Notes William B Helmreich Ph D is a noted expert on the sociology of everyday life and risk behavior and is an award winning author of fourteen books He has been interviewed by Oprah and Larry King and has appeared on all the major networks to discuss his work Helmreich has also written for the New York Times the Los Angeles Times Newsday and many scholarly journals Terms of Use Summary In this in depth exploration of the dumb things we all do and why we do them the author sheds new light on the well known foibles of people such as Martha Stewart Bill Clinton Michael Richards Britney Spears Don Imus Eliot Spitzer Tiger Woods

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  • Internship & volunteer opportunities for science and math wizards - Read On
    p 69 For More Information p 71 For Further Readings p 74 Bibliography p 76 Index p 77 Terms of Use Summary Students learn that internships and volunteer positions can give them a foot in the door for permanent employment in math or science careers They discover that these opportunities can provide options for sampling different careers and perhaps discover those vocations are not what they anticipated Intern and volunteer

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  • Philosophy all that matters - Read On
    p vi About the Author p vii Why philosophy matters p 1 In Search of truth p 9 Representing reality p 25 Ultimate reality p 39 Modelling the universe p 55 Surveying the heavens p 67 Who and what are we p 79 The value of art p 99 States and nature p 89 Doing right and doing well p 109 The meaning of life p 123 Appendix 100 Ideas

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  • Blessed by a demon's mark - Read On
    the little known town of Delai a place that seems too good to be true and is Moore s third series entry To Walk the Night Tainted Night Tainted Blood starts a new phase in the life of her heroine c Copyright 2012 Library Journals LLC a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source Inc No redistribution permitted Terms of Use Summary Kat Redding s life is dangerous enough when she s hunting the rogue vampires who prey on Pureblood humans But now that Kat is thinking of getting out of the killing business she s faced with a slew of new problems Like the demon Beligral who offers help at an escalating cost and the werewolf cult with whom she s entwined professionally and personally And then there s Countess Baset the terrifying vampire who wants Kat to become her personal assassin It s no wonder that Kat has been seeking refuge in the mysterious town known as Delai a place where she can shed her Lady Death persona and live a life that s as close to normal as she s ever known But even in this haven something feels askew Delai is a little too serene And the

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  • Internship & volunteer opportunities for TV and movie buffs - Read On
    The World of Movies p 34 Working in the Business Working Along with the Business p 45 Making the Most of Your Internship or Volunteer Opportunity p 59 Glossary p 67 For More Information p 69 For Further Reading p 73 Bibliography p 75 Index p 77 Terms of Use Summary An internship or volunteer opportunity in film or television can be an important stepping stone to a career in

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  • A career as a chef - Read On
    Annotation Summary The opportunities for plying one s trade as a chef are many and various small neighborhood restaurants or large chains country clubs and cruise ships corporate or school cafeterias and catering and private homes For those who love cooking and the creative and healthful preparation of food this is a rich and rewarding career one that is always in demand This book charts the various paths one can

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  • Absolute power - Read On
    guarded mansion in a posh Virginia suburb a man and a woman start to make love trapping Luther Whitney a career break in artist behind a secret wall Then the passion turns deadly and Luther is running into the night

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