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Have you ever wanted to know the best day of the week to buy groceries or go out to dinner?
Have you ever wondered about the best time of day to ask someone out on a date--or for a raise?
Buy Ketchup in May and Fly at Noon tells you the best time--of the day, of the week, of the month or of the year--to do almost anything. Do you know: The best time of day to be operated on? The best month to buy an iPod? The best day of the week to avoid lines at the Louvre?The best day of the month to make an offer on a house?
Get more for your money, maximize your time, take better care of your health and be savvier about your career--all by doing certain things at the right time.
Remember: Timing is everything
Sasol Eerste Veldgids tot Soogdiere van Suider-Afrika bied aan die jong leser ’n fassinerende blik op die diere lewe van die streek. Met behulp van volkleur foto’s en verspreidings kaarte, asook maklik leesbare teks, sal die jong volwassene en ontluikende natuur liefhebber die meer algemene soogdierspesies in Suider-Afrika kan identifiseer, kan vasstel waar hulle leef, en meer te wete kom oor hul unieke vreet- en teelgewoontes.
An illustrated record book of theropod facts and figures "from the biggest to the fastest to the smartest The theropod dinosaurs ruled the planet for millions of years, with species ranging from the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex to feathered raptors no bigger than turkeys. Dinosaur Facts and Figures is a stunningly illustrated book of records for these marvelous creatures "such as the biggest, the smallest, and the fastest theropods, as well as the ones with the most powerful bite. This one-of-a-kind compendium features more than 3,000 records, covers some 750 theropod species, and includes a wealth of illustrations ranging from diagrams and technical drawings to full-color reconstructions of specimens. The book is divided into sections that put numerous amazing theropod facts at your fingertips. oeComparing Species is organized by taxonomic group and gives comparisons of the size of species, how long ago they lived, and when they were discovered. oeMesozoic Calendar includes spreads showing the positions of the continents at different geological time periods and reconstructions of creatures from each period. oePrehistoric Puzzle compares bones, teeth, and feathers while oeTheropod Life uses vivid, user-friendly graphics to answer questions such as which dinosaur was the smartest and which had the most powerful bite. Other sections chart theropod distribution on the contemporary world map, provide comprehensive illustrated listings of footprints, compile the physical specifications of all known theropods and Mesozoic birds, and much more. The essential illustrated record book for anyone interested in dinosaurs Features thousands of records on everything from the smartest and fastest theropods to the largest theropod eggs Includes more than 2,000 diagrams and drawings and more than 300 digital reconstructions Covers more than 750 theropod species, including Mesozoic birds and other dinosauromorphs Provides detailed listings of footprints, biometric specifications, and scholarly and popular references
This brand new Dictionary of Agriculture and Land Management addresses the increasing overlap between agricultural sectors and the demands of the management of rural land and property. It covers the main areas of agricultural management, husbandry, environment, estate management, rural recreation, woodland and forestry, as well as general terms such as organizations, policies, and legislation. In over 2,000 clear and concise A to Z entries, it offers authoritative and up-to-date information, and the content is enhanced by entry-level web links that are listed on a dedicated companion website. Useful tables and line drawings complement the entries, and make this volume an excellent point of reference for anyone who needs a guide to agricultural terminology. The most up-to-date dictionary of its kind, it is a must-have for students of agriculture and land management, as well as for professionals in the agricultural and land-management sectors.
From the most-trusted name in nursing comes the drug handbook designed especially for students. Mosby's Drug Guide for Nursing Students, 13th Edition provides you with the latest information on more than 4,000 generic and trade name drugs - including 42 new FDA-approved drugs. Drug monographs are arranged alphabetically, and each includes clear dosing, administration, and nursing process information, so you are ready for clinicals. In fact, what sets this handbook apart is its detailed coverage of rationales and explanations, drug-specific nursing diagnoses, IV drugs, and medication safety which help you understand how families of drugs work. From nursing pharmacology expert Linda Skidmore-Roth, this full-color guide also includes a companion website with additional monographs, recently approved drugs, and Canadian resources!! More than 4,000 generic and trade-name drugs are profiled, covering almost every drug you will administer in practice or in clinicals. Black Box Warnings provide alerts to FDA warnings of dangerous or life-threatening drug reactions. Safety Alert icon highlights the most critical drug interactions and side effects. Bold headings in coverage of IV drug administration highlights dosage and IV administration instructions, including safety considerations, syringe, and additive compatibilities. Logical organization of side effects information show you what signs to watch for during assessments. Nursing Process steps are used as the framework for organizing all nursing care information. Alphabetical organization by generic name provides quick and easy access to specific drugs, and a full-color design highlights important information. Complete pharmacokinetic information includes the mechanism and absorption of the drug as well as its action, duration, and excretion. Cross-references indicate drug information that may be found in the appendixes. NEW! The most up-to-date information on drug dosage, warnings, and patient information ensures you understand the safe administration of common classes of drugs, as well as their common side effects and interactions.
Live a more sustainable lifestyle Historically referred to as a government program for revitalizing undesirable living areas, "homesteading" today has come to mean the pursuit of a self-sufficient lifestyle. Homesteading can include everything from keeping bees, growing vegetables, and composting to installing solar panels, creating a rain barrel, and canning your own food, --plus much more. Backyard Homesteading All-in-One For Dummies has a little bit of everything for the homesteader in all of us. It walks you through the basics of creating your own sustainable homestead and offers expert tips and tricks for making it as easy and successful as possible. Raise chickens Keep bees Compost Can and preserve This book gives you everything you need to embark on your own homesteading adventure.
Critical testing information and key clinical protocols in the palm of your hand . .
"McGraw-Hill's Manual of Laboratory And Diagnostic Tests" focuses specifically on what you need to know to understand the test, educate the patient, and provide safe, effective care before, during, and after the test. In addition, this easy-to-use clinical companion is the only text to actively incorporate evidence-based practice features throughout, both in test monographs and appendices-a major advantage that enhances your ability to apply the book's content to your daily practice. . . .
Features: . . A cohesive 5-part organization covering the full range of laboratory tests, diagnostic tests, laboratory/diagnostic assessments of body function, education, and screening . . Time-saving alphabetical organization of tests with handy thumb tabs. Full-color icons that highlight the organization of each test, and clearly identify important features throughout . Skill-sharpening references to national guidelines, including JCAHO . Full coverage of clinical interventions/implications. Essential insights into the possible meanings of abnormal values and contraindications. Key references that pertain to evidence-based practice. Timely appendix on the increasing use of evidence-based practice . Critical patient teaching information.
Sasol Eerste Veldgids tot Slange & Ander Reptiele van Suider-Afrika bied aan die jong leser 'n fassinerende blik op die reptiele van die streek. Met behulp van volkleur foto∆s en verspreidings kaarte, asook maklik leesbare teks, sal die jong volwassene en ontluikende natuur liefhebber die algemene reptielspesies in Suider-Afrika kan identifiseer.
Ponder, if you will . . . Is yawning contagious? Do starfish have faces? Why do they put crinkly paper into pairs of men's socks? Why is it that cans of Diet Coke float, but cans of regular Coke don't?
Pop culture guru David Feldman demystifies these questions and much more in "Why Do Pirates Love Parrots? "
One of the Imponderables(R)--the unchallenged source of answers to civilization's most perplexing conundrums--and charmingly illustrated by Kassie Schwan, this book provides you with knowledge about everyday life that encyclopedias, dictionaries, and almanacs just don't cover. And think about it: Where else are you going to find out how they get the paper tag into a Hershey's Kiss?
The Right Phrase for Every SituationEvery Time. .
Hiring the right person is crucial to business success. You need to know what to say to attract the best applicants, what to ask during the interview, and how to communicate your expectations and goals. "Perfect Phrases for Perfect Hiring" arms you with the right words for every stage of the hiring process-from early recruiting and reference checking, to final interviews and orientation. Using the book's hundreds of sample phrases and questions, you'll find exactly what to say and do to find just the person you're looking for. Inside you'll find winning phrases to help you. . . Separate the winners from the losers "before" the interview. Find out everything you need to know "during" the interview. Establish a strong working relationship "after" the interview. . .
Packed with the exact phrase to express yourself in any hiring scenario, "Perfect Phrases for Perfect Hiring" gives you the communication help you need to get the best players on your winning team.
A Hands-on Guide to the 2007 NESC that Clarifies Code Rules so You Can Achieve Full Compliance!.
. McGraw-Hill's "National Electrical Safety Code 2007 Handbook" delivers a rule-by-rule annotation of the NESC that clarifies the often confusing Code text and allows you to perform your work confidently and safety. Designed for use with the Code itself, this expert resource guides you through safety rules for the installation, operation, and maintenance of electrical supply stations and equipment, and also for overhead and underground electric supply and communication lines..
. Fully updated with all the latest rules, McGraw-Hill's "National Electrical Safety Code 2007 Handbook" features: . The best complete NESC annotation currently available. A rule-by-rule overview of the entire code. Over 500 detailed illustrations and photographs. A wealth of practical examples of code applications. Concise explanations of controversial rules.
. Inside this Time-Saving, NESC Compliance Tool: .
. GENERAL SECTIONS: .
. PART 1: Rules for Installation and Maintenance of Electric
Supply Stations and Equipment: .
. PART 2: Rules for Installation and Maintenance of Overhead
Electric Supply and Communication Lines: .
. PART 3: Rules for Installation and Maintenance of Underground
Electric Supply and Communication Lines: .
. PART 4: Rules for Operation of Electric Supply and
Communication Lines and Equipment: .
Wilder Lives uses ideas of `wildness' and `rewilding' to rethink human relationships with our environments in challenging but affirming ways. If the Earth is indeed 4.5 billion years old, as scientists currently tell us, recognisably human life has only been around since the last Ice Age, and as a species we have single-handedly destroyed our planet's ecosystems in the short space of a few hundred years, then we urgently need to reconsider and redefine our identities and behaviours. Can `thinking wild' help? Can it provide different ways of seeing, engaging, being human? Can we think of `wildness' as something that may exist in gradations, or as quality rather than absolute value, and as something that has important ethical as well as biological dimensions? Can it lead us to a `world view locating humans in a satisfactory residence on this historic and storied Earth', as Holmes Rolston (1988) suggests? Brown's argument in this book is wide-ranging, inquiring, challenging, but finally inspiring, and takes us through such questions as wildness and conservation, wild cities, rewilding language, wildness and food, wild animals, wild margins, and wildness in the ethics of human-animal relations
The most incredible destinations, the most gorgeous photography, the most insightful advice: this is the book every traveller needs. From mythic mountain peaks to paradise private islands, the editors of The Sunday Times Travel Magazine have selected their 200 most amazing places on the planet - along with the inside-track info that will get you there too. Highlights include * Bazaruto, Mozambique - the secret islands more beautiful than the Maldives * Empire State Building, New York - and why you need to stay up to see it at 2am * Rio Carnival - don't just watch; you can samba your way in too! * Taj Mahal, India - when to see the world wonder with just 49 other people * Whitsunday Islands, Australia - which season you're guaranteed to see humpback whales * and many more
Think of anything bad, from art heists to Genghis Kahn, and it's likely to be included in this wickedly smart and humorous guide to the seedy underbelly of basically everything. The brainiac team at "mental_floss," creators of the hit magazine and last year's Condensed Knowledge, have scoured the darkest, dirtiest corners of history and the globe to gather this ultimate collection of the bad stuff you're not supposed to know and you certainly never learned in school. Organized by theme, with chapters for each of the seven deadly sins, the book includes feuds, plagiarists, hoaxes, lies, schemes, scandals, evil dictators, mob bosses, acts of revenge, angry queens, cannibals and much more, all organized into bite-sized--albeit foul-tasting--lists (i.e."The Fascist Style Guide: Five Dictator Grooming Tips," "Four Biblical Girls Gone Wild" and "Three Delicious Animals We Charbroiled Into Extinction."). It's the perfect way to add some spice to a dull conversation and proves that learning can be not only easy, but exquisitely sinful.
Compiled with the advice of clinical experts and continually updated to reflect the latest evidence from credible sources worldwide, the new edition of the British National Formulary 77 (BNF) provides up-to-date guidance on prescribing, dispensing, and administering medicines. Access to the latest edition of the BNF is vital for healthcare professionals, as it reflects current best practice as well as legal and professional guidelines relating to the uses of medicines. NICE has accredited the editorial process used by the British National Formulary to produce its resources.
This new eighth edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect recent progress in the fields of biology, biophysics, and biochemistry, with particular expansion to the areas of research design and plant and animal development. Over 120 new entries include de-extinction, ecological footprint, rewilding, and Zika virus, now totalling over 5,600 authoritative and up-to-date entries. Numerous appendices include classifications of the animal and plant kingdoms, SI units, Nobel prizewinners, and a new appendix on anatomical terms. With new diagrams and updated web links, this remains the market-leading dictionary for students of biology, both at sixth form college and university level.
Why is Helvetica used for airport signs - and who designed Arial? What exactly is hand lettering? Which fonts tend to work best for emails and what font is used on New York street signs? Let's Talk Type answers all of these questions and more in one easy-to-use typography primer. With a clear and comprehensive `What Is' or `Why Use It' approach to the subject, it will help the reader to identify fonts with ease and to choose the perfect type treatment for their message, whether they are writing and designing for the web, print or personal correspondence. It also illuminates the interesting backstories behind famous fonts. An essential companion for anyone who writes or designs - whether for business or at home - this fully-illustrated, authoritative resource saves readers the hassle of navigating badly informed, business-led web content, and provides a comprehensive design-conscious approach to the subject.
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