How Do They Do That
In this reader, students find out where the food they eat comes from by taking a look at food factories. Students use real-world scenarios related to food production to add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions, decimals, and percents.
If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play it, it's recreation. If you work at it, it's golf." -Bob Hope This is an easy to read and understand instructional book to help adult players sharpen their skills. Although most golfers never improve once they reach adulthood, author Bill Kroen wants to help those golfers get past that and take their game to a new level.
What is it like to kill? What is it like to be under fire? How do you know what's right? What can you never forget?In The Things They Cannot Say, award-winning journalist and author Kevin Sites asks these difficult questions of eleven soldiers and marines, who-by sharing the truth about their wars-display a rare courage that transcends battlefield heroics.
That's How They Do It In Dixie: The Essential Collection
In this profound and incisive work, Angelo M. Codevilla introduces readers to the Ruling Class, the group of bipartisan political elites who run America. This Ruling Class, educated at prestigious universities and convinced of its own superiority, has everything to gain by raising taxes and expanding the reach of government. This class maintains that it knows what is best and continually increases its power over every facet of American life, from family and marriage to the environment, guns, and God.
"Fire Truck": We see them every day - our favorite fire trucks rushing off to save the day or getting a meticulous wash at the firehouse. But where do these fire trucks come from? And how are they made? Find the answers on a tour of Seagrave Fire Apparatus, the oldest continuously operating fire truck manufacturer. Visit their fabulous facility in Clintonville, Wisconsin.
Why do some leaders get and accomplish what they want as a matter of routine, while others seem to regularly experience frustration and setbacks? Why do some leaders achieve their goals and reach new heights, while others barely "hang in there" and survive? Based on his groundbreaking psychological study of the ways that successful individuals think and behave, Dr.
We see them every day - Our favorite big trucks loading, hauling, and delivering the supplies and products we use every day. But where do these big trucks come from? And how are they made? Find the answers on a tour of Navistar's International Truck Assembly plant in Springfield Ohio. As one of the largest builders of BIG transport trucks in the America, we'll tour their factory as they manufacture a large truck from the very beginning all the way down the assembly line.
Amaze your friends by telling them about shrimps so loud they can shatter glass and the world's most venomous frogs Did you know that the smelliest animal on earth can be smelled up to half a mile away? Do you want to know how much electricity is generated by an adult electric eel? Learn the answers to all these questionsâ and more! This book is packed with the wildest, weirdest, funniest, grossest, fastest, longest, brainiest, and best facts about animals!
For most of us, we tend to hyper focus on beings such as Angels, demons and spirits of the dead etc. But, as you know, there is more out there than that. There is a class of being that is neither angel nor spirit of the dead. They are a parallel entity to
How Do They Do That?
In this national bestseller, acclaimed, award-winning psychologist Dr. David Walsh explains exactly what happens to the human brain on the path from childhood into adolescence and adulthood. Revealing the latest scientific findings in easy-to-understand terms, Dr. Walsh shows why moodiness, quickness to anger and to take risks, miscommunication, fatigue, territoriality, and other familiar teenage behavior problems are so common - all are linked to physical changes and growth in the adolescent brain.
For Teachers and Parents of Children to Age 12 Finally, a book that shows you how to teach kids the eight indispensable skills-self-confidence, self-awareness, communication, problem solving, getting along, goal setting, perseverance, and empathy-they'll need for living confident, happy, and productive lives. Filled with step-by-step advice, practical ideas, and real-life examples, Parents Do Make a Difference puts field-tested tools into the hands of every parent and teacher who wants their children to succeed.
Have you ever wondered: - How do they know how much an aircraft carrier weighs? - How do they get music onto a CD? - How does an electric eel generate electricity? - How do they know how long a second is? - How do penguins stay warm in Antarctica? - How do they teach guide dogs to cross at a green light? The answers to these and many other everyday wonders are explained.
Fireworks and grenades. Grills and campfires. Burps and farts. Men get a kick out of things that go boom, things that cook with fire, and all forms of bodily gas. What they might not know is that science is what makes it all happen. This book answers all the questions guys have about their favorite topics, such as: How do you make a Lifesaver spark?How do you hotwire a car?Why do kegs float?What is PMS?Why doesn't a cell phone work in metal buildings? Serious science mixed with outrageous humor, this book promises guys the need-to-know info on sports, cars, technology, women, bodily functions, food, and more
We see them every day - Our favorite fire trucks rushing off to save the day or getting a meticulous wash at the firehouse. But where do these fire trucks come from? And how are they made? Find the answers on a tour of Seagrave Fire Apparatus the oldest continuously operating fire truck manufacturer. Visit their fabulous facility in Clintonville, Wisconsin.
Creating the next YouTube blockbuster is easier than you think Includes more than 100 QR Codes linking to successful viral videos "These guys are the viral experts, and they show you the way in clear, concise language. This is the first recipe for virality that I buy." - KENT NICHOLS, cocreator of viral phenomenon AskANinja.com One Saturday morning in 2006, Stephen Voltz and Fritz Grobe dropped 500 Mentos mints into 100 bottles of Coke in front of a video camera.
Dogs know how to relax. They forgive and forget. And they scratch where it itches. They really know how to live. Every dog lover knows that man's best friend is sincere and loyal and knows how to have fun-and that dogs are wonderful creatures who have no difficulty showing their love openly. Dogs Don't Bite When a Growl Will Do is an insightful, engaging, and witty guide to the collective wisdom of man's constant companions-and illustrates the human benefits of becoming a little more canine.
When we ask our kids, "What'd you do in school today?" and they mumble, "Nothin'," they're telling the truth."Steve Perry gets it. He understands why some parents are panicked about what's going on in their kids' classrooms, and how other parents, whose kids supposedly attend the "good" schools, still fear that their children are falling behind." "As principal of one of the best performing schools in America - one that sends 100% of its mostly minority students to four-year colleges - Perry delights in proving "the system" wrong.
A guide to the politicos, money men, lobbyists, and deal makers who really run America What foreign country has the power to send America crashing into a recession? Why is the USA still dangerously dependent on oil, when viable energy alternatives have existed for decades? Who made the call that we should return to nuclear energy-and then took a high-paying position with a nuclear company? Which youth group was a spawning ground for many contemporary power mongers? What lobbyists and special-interest groups are running the show on Capitol Hill-and exactly what tools of persuasion are they using? Melissa Rossi answers these questions and more in this timely and topical guide to who's pulling the strings behind the scenes of American politics.
A gorgeous new edition of the "New York Times" bestseller that has sold more than a million copies. "A golden conjunction of heaven and earth. reminding us that there are angels in every religion." -"The Washington Post" "As far as angels are concerned, now you see them, now you don't. "A Book of Angels" gives us a lovely, sustained glimpse." -"Chicago Tribune" When Sophy Burnham wrote "A Book of Angels," she inspired a phenomenon.
How Did They Do That?: Career Highlights, Triumphs and Challenges [Paperback].
A simple, engaging, and eminently practical guide to overcoming your weaknesses-your "Buts"-to achieve the career and personal relationships you want Imagine a workplace where all the employees are aware of the things they do-or fail to do-that prevent them from being more productive and valuable. Imagine a company where everyone speaks openly and honestly about his or her weaknesses and is committed to strengthening and overcoming them.
If you reward your children for doing their homework, they will usually respond by getting it done. But is this the most effective method of motivation? No, says psychologist Edward L. Deci, who challenges traditional thinking and shows that this method actually works "against" performance. The best way to motivate peopleat school, at work, or at homeis to support their sense of autonomy.
Customers today are picky, fickle, vocal, and "all about me" vain. With the reach and influence of the Internet, they are also powerful. If they receive poor or impersonal service, they talk back-with a single snarky video or damning review gone viral, they can bring down a company. To succeed in this new world, it is vital that customers are treated not as cash machines but as collaborators.
""They Must Be Stopped" is "New York Times" bestselling author Brigitte Gabriel's warning to the world: We can no longer ignore the growth of radical Islam-we must act soon, and powerfully. Gabriel challenges our western and politically-correct notions about Islam, demonstrating why radical Islam is so deadly and how we can halt its progress. Brigitte Gabriel speaks her mind: *Fundamentalist Islam is a religion rooted in 7th century teachings that are fundamentally opposed to democracy and equality*Radical Islamists are utterly contemptuous of all "infidels" (non-Muslims) and regard them as enemies worthy of death*Madrassas in America are increasing in number, and they are just one part of a growing radical Islamic army on US soil*Radical Islam exploits the US legal system and America's protection of religion to spread its hatred for western values*America must organize a unified voice that says "enough" to political correctness, and demands that government officials and elected representatives do whatever is necessary to protect us.
What s the worst thing you can hear when you have a good idea at work? That s not how we do it here In their iconic bestseller "Our Iceberg Is Melting," John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber used a simple fable about penguins to explain the process of leading people through major changes. Now, ten years later, they re back with another must-read story that will help any team or organization cope with their biggest challenges and turn them into exciting opportunities.
Finding it, refining it, loving it, and actually getting out there and doing it Don't waste your life not doing something you aren't brilliant at, not setting the world on fire with your ideas, your thinking, your inventions, your words - it doesn't matter how you do your Thing, what matters is that you DO IT And how about turning that Thing into your business too? Lucy Whittington is on a mission - she wants everyone in the world to do what they're brilliant at and not just what they're 'good' at.
Even with new health-care policies, one thing is clear: health-care costs will continue to rise dramatically. While individuals may get better coverage, businesses will have the same problem they've had for the last four decades. Health care, one of corporate America's largest expenses, is growing at double-digit rates, and nothing done in Washington will change that.
Updated and Expanded Beginning woodworkers are constantly stymied by the apparent need for thousands of pounds worth of tools to start their hobby. Once they have the tool, they face a learning curve to understand how to use the tool. The next problem is finding wood to build the projects. Not everyone has a lumberyard nearby. This book shows you how to build quality furniture projects that can be completed by any woodworker with a modest (but decent) kit of tools in less than two days of shop time, and using raw materials that are available at any home center.
Entrepreneurs in record numbers are setting up shop on eBay, according to a new survey conducted for eBay by ACNielsen Media Research International. More than 724,000 Americans report that eBay is their primary or secondary source of income. In addition to these professional eBay sellers, another 1.5 million individuals say they supplement their income by selling on eBay, according to the July 2005 survey.
How do ordinary people come to know or believe what they do? We need an account of this process to help explain why people act as they do. You might think I am acting irrationally-against my interest or my purpose-until you realize that what you
The computer has been hailed as the greatest innovation of the 20th century, and there is no denying that these technological marvels have dramatically changed our everyday lives. They can fly airplanes and spaceships, route millions of phone calls simultaneously, and play chess with the world's greatest players. But how limitless is the future for the computer? Will computers one day be truly intelligent, make medical diagnoses, run companies, compose music, and fall in love? In Computers Ltd, David Harel, the best-selling author of Algorithmics, illuminates one of the most fundamental yet under-reported facets of computers-their inherent limitations.
Pax Galactica. Enemies become allies. Old secrets are at last revealed. Long-held beliefs and widely accepted truths are challenged. Man turns to leisurely pursuits. In this golden age, two old friends are drawn together. They seek to understand, and wonder how what they have long believed, what they have been taught, was never so. Over two hundred years ago, the life of one of Starfleet's earliest pioneers came to a tragic end, and Captain Jonathan Archer, the legendary commander of Earth's first warp-five starship, lost a close friend.
"Hock the platinum. Take down the vacation photos. Cancel the joint checking account."There's no question. Divorce Sucks. And perhaps no one knows that better than author Mary Jo Eustace, whose ex-husband Dean McDermott married Tori Spelling a mere thirty days after their divorce was finalized. One part tell-all and one part guide to get readers on their feet after a bitter breakup, this hilarious addition to the bestselling Sucks series tells everything readers don't want to know about divorce - from what a phone call with a lawyer will cost; to how to handle your newer, younger replacement; to what Hollywood divorcees are actually thinking when they watch their ex walk the red carpet with a millionairess.
For businesspeople who want to see their company or brand break through, this book is both essential and entertaining reading. For the rest of us, the author provides a window into our decision-making processes, and how emotion-based illogical leaps drive our support for movements, whether they are political, commercial, or related to popular culture.
In a world filled with great museums and great paintings, Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa is the reigning queen. Her portrait rules over a carefully designed salon, one that was made especially for her in a museum that may seem intended for no other purpose than to showcase her virtues. What has made this portrait so renowned, commanding such adoration? And what of other works of art that continue to enthrall spectators: What makes the Great Sphinx so great? Why do iterations of The Scream and American Gothic permeate nearly all aspects of popular culture? Is it because of the mastery of the artists who created them? Or can something else account for their popularity? In Famous Works of Art-And How They Got That Way, John B.
Today, in real families, only a very small portion of the population comes from nurturing and supportive homes; most individuals have been products of dysfunctional families instead. In A Time for Healing, author Dr. David E. Morgan provides a study of a
How do other countries create "smarter" kids? In a handful of nations, virtually all children are learning to make complex arguments and solve problems they've never seen before. They are learning to think, in other words, and to thrive in the modern economy. What is it like to be a child in the world's new education superpowers? In a global quest to find answers for our own children, author and Time magazine journalist Amanda Ripley follows three Americans embed-ded in these countries for one year.