You Did What?: Mad Plans and Incredible Mistakes by Bill Fawcett

By Bill Fawcett

History hasn't ever been extra enjoyable than it really is during this fact-filled compendium of old fiascoes and embarrassingly undesirable ideas.

Throughout heritage, the wealthy and robust, or even simply the dim-witted, have made horrifically undesirable judgements that experience had resounding results on our global. From kings to company leaders, from captains to presidents, not anyone is proof against undesirable judgements and their lasting legacy. The fiascoes that clutter our historical past are innumerable ... and engaging of their foolishness. This witty choice of ancient mayhem chronicles unwise judgements from historic Greece to modern day Hollywood and every thing in among. research such classes as:

  • Never belief Greeks bearing presents of enormous wood horses.
  • Avoid construction basic colleges on poisonous waste dumps, even people with candy monikers like Love Canal.
  • Rabbits multiply like rabbits Down Under.
  • Even when you use brightly coloured paint at the boats, it is fairly effortless to misplace a whole country's navy.

With greater than forty-five chapters of mind-boggling flubs and follies, enthusiasts of background, minutiae, and people who simply desire a stable giggle will adore this fascinating and enjoyable read.

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The Golden Khan of Ethengar (Dungeons & Dragons Gazetteer by Jim Bambra

By Jim Bambra

The Golden Khan of Ethengar, the 12th in a sequence of Gazetteers for the DUNGEONS & DRAGONS video game approach. It delivers a accomplished, in-depth examine this land, together with: * The geography of the Ethengar undeniable, and lifestyles less than the Golden Khan * a wide, full-color map of the quarter * Separate DM and Player's Books * A four-page pull-out part on Ethengar war * ideas for growing Ethengar characters* And a brand new personality classification, the shaman, entire with specified spell skills! booklets and fold-out map.

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How to Kick Someone’s Ass: 246 Ways to Take the Bastards by E.R. Silverman

By E.R. Silverman

A inebriated substantial comes charging at you in a bar.
Go with a roundhouse kick, Judo hip throw, or Karate punch to carry him to the ground.

Your cheapskate neighbor refuses to pay you back.
The subsequent time he is on holiday, activate his yard hose. by the point he returns domestic, his backyard may be a swamp and his water invoice may be during the roof.

Some juiced-up meathead starts off hassle on the gym.
Take him all the way down to measurement with an Aikido wrist twist.

There's a couple of option to epidermis a cat—or kick a persons' ass. during this tough and prepared box consultant, you will find 365 how you can nail the bastards who attempt to get you down. Written lower than an alias by means of a guy who is been there, performed that, and lived to disclaim all of it, this can be all you must guard and avenge your self opposed to each attainable threat—be it actual, emotional, mental, monetary, or in a different way. From cue balls and steel-toed boots to spiders and Krazy Glue, you will find an awesome array of loved ones guns and strategies designed to place that moron in his or her position as soon as and for all.

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Hmm...I Did Not Know That, 1,000 random & interesting facts by AP Holiday

By AP Holiday

Were you aware that there are a million earthworms in an acre of soil, or that a normal American eats 10 kilos of marshmallows in a 12 months? were you aware that the act of yawning and stretching even as is named pandiculation? those evidence, and thousands extra in a wide selection of matters together with heritage, technological know-how, activities, track and extra, make Hmm...I didn't be aware of needs to learn for minutiae buffs and truth fans.

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Beat the dealer : a winning strategy for the game of by Edward O. Thorp

By Edward O. Thorp

The e-book That Made Las Vegas switch the Rules
Over a million Copies in Print

Edward O. Thorp is the daddy of card counting, and in this vintage guide he stocks the innovative element method that has been effectively utilized by specialist and beginner card gamers for generations. This booklet offers:

o   an summary of the elemental principles of the game
o   confirmed successful ideas starting from easy to advanced
o   how to conquer on line casino counter measures
o   how you can spot cheating 
o   charts and tables that sincerely illustrate key concepts

a desirable learn and an imperative source for successful vast, Beat the Dealer is the bible for gamers of this video game of chance.
**Bring those concepts into the on line casino: Perforated playing cards incorporated within the book**  

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The Tao Of Poker: 285 Rules to Transform Your Game and Your by Larry W Phillips

By Larry W Phillips

Poker is greater than only a card video game - it might additionally assist you develop into a winner clear of the gaming tables! through mixing the lifestyles classes of a prevalent religious perform with the method of this renowned card online game, you could create a robust method of winning play - and profitable dwelling. In The Tao of Poker, prize-winning poker participant Larry Phillips bargains greater than 280 principles to carry you to new degrees of private success, simply while and the place you would like them most.

Here are a few of The Tao of Poker’s principles for success:
  • Take the lengthy view
  • Once you decide to a hand, play it strong
  • Don’t throw in reliable funds after bad
  • If you think that you’re beat, get out

Try out those principles and watch your online game, and your existence, increase. you can now be a winner at domestic, at paintings, and on the on line casino - anyplace the stakes for achievement are high!

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Answer book : fast facts about our world by National Geographic

By National Geographic

A multifaceted reference booklet for the twenty first century, the reply ebook will fascinate with up to date, authoritative, and ceaselessly fascinating information regarding the realm this present day. From earth sciences to astronomy, from weather and habitats to human arts and cultures, from old historical past to state of the art know-how, and together with short descriptions, flags, and information of the entire international locations of the realm, it grants precisely the type of quick-dip details that smooth readers crave. Maps, charts, diagrams, graphs, images, illustrations—some six hundred images in all—combine with enormous quantities of quickly evidence and brief items at the humans, locations, natural world, climate, heritage, and present occasions that subject in our international this day. nationwide Geographic resolution e-book is a crucial reference for faculty, a convenient source on the place of work, and a wonderful pick-up-and browse better half at domestic.

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