86 Rules for Aspiring Power Players from two authors who have been there. Indispensably practical and hilariously snarky, this book has all the advice job-seekers need to get a foot in the door in the world of the Hollywood elite.
Follow blogger Ramit Sethi’s six week plan for financial independence. Built off the ideas of his website, iwillteachyoutoberich.com, Ramit’s practical approach and non-judgmental style is the perfect personal finance guide for 20-to-35-year-olds starting out in an unusually tough economic climate.
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Published last fall, Gallop! introduced the amazing technology called Scanimation and took the children’s book world by storm. It became an instant bestseller—#1 on The New York Times children’s list.
Now Swing! does for kids what Gallop! does for animals—a boy rides a bike, a girl kicks her soccer ball, a swimmer cuts through the water, and a skater pirouettes on ice. The effect is joyous, magical, mesmerizing, and taps into the the endless fascination that children find in watching other children.
Forget YouTube. Now you can amuse and embarrass yourself live, by performing the silliest, stupidest, funniest pranks and parlor tricks right in the comfort of your own living room. Or better yet, at any fancy restaurant, cocktail party, classroom, or business meeting. Even a doctor’s office. (Here’s an idea: Hide a tennis ball in your armpit during a checkup, and just as the doctor is about to take your pulse, squeeze it hard. The pulse in your wrist will stop!)
What could be more fun for kids than to have the kind of rip-roaring good time that harkens back to pre-video game, pre-computer days? Introducing 64 valuable science experiments that snap, crackle, pop, ooze, crash, boom, and stink! From Marshmallows on Steroids to Home-Made Lightning, the Sandwich Bag Bomb to Giant Air Cannon, The Book of Totally Irresponsible Science awakens kids’ curiosity while demonstrating scientific principles like osmosis, air pressure, and Newton’s Third Law of Motion.
Veterinarian Betsy Brevitz targets some common home hazards that pet owners should be careful to keep away from their dogs.
Christabel Zamor, founder of HoopGirl and author of Hooping: A Revolutionary Fitness Program, takes you through the fundamentals of hooping, a unique, fun form of fitness.