What is space? It isn't a question that most of us normally stop to ask. Space is the venue of physics; it's where things exist, where they move and take shape. Yet over the past few decades, physicists have discovered a phenomenon that operates outside the confines of space and time. The phenomenon - the ability of one particle to affect another instantly across the vastness of space - appears to be almost magical.
"Rambling but Asks Good Questions"
In this "penetrating new analysis" (New York Times Book Review), Ira Katznelson fundamentally recasts our understanding of 20th century American history and demonstrates that all the key programs passed during the New Deal and Fair Deal era of the 1930s and 1940s were created in a deeply discriminatory manner. Through mechanisms designed by southern democrats that specifically excluded maids and farm workers, the gap between blacks and whites actually widened despite postwar prosperity.
Violence of Action is much more than the true, first-person accounts of the 75th Ranger Regiment in the Global War on Terror. Within this audio are the heartfelt, firsthand accounts from and about the men who lived, fought, and died for their country, their regiment, and each other. Objective Rhino, Haditha Dam, recovering Jessica Lynch, the hunt for Zarqawi, the recovery of Extortion 17, and everything in between...
Human Action is the most important book on political economy you will ever own. It was (and remains) the most comprehensive, systematic, forthright, and powerful defense of the economics of liberty ever written. This is the Scholar's Edition: accept no substitute. You will treasure this volume. The Scholar's Edition is the original, unaltered treatise (originally published in 1949) that shaped a generation of Austrians and made possible the intellectual movement that is leading the global charge for free markets.
"Better be prepared to bookmark"
Why are some people and organizations more innovative, more influential, and more profitable than others? Why do some command greater loyalty from customers and employees alike? Even among the successful, why are so few able to repeat their successes over and over? People like Martin Luther King Jr., Steve Jobs, and the Wright Brothers might have little in common, but they all started with why.
"Inspire to find why you do what you do"
The world’s discrimination and violence against women and girls is the most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights: This is President Jimmy Carter’s call to action. A Call to Action addresses the suffering inflicted upon women by a false interpretation of carefully selected religious texts and a growing tolerance of violence and warfare. Key verses are often omitted or quoted out of context by male religious leaders to exalt the status of men and exclude women.
"Incomprehensible from a western point of view"
In Dialogue, Robert McKee offers in-depth analysis for how characters speak on the screen, on the stage, and on the page in believable and engaging ways. From Macbeth to Breaking Bad, McKee deconstructs key scenes to illustrate the strategies and techniques of dialogue. Dialogue applies a framework of incisive thinking to instruct the prospective writer on how to craft artful, impactful speech.
"Concise and Full filling"
The Action Bible includes over 200 fast-paced narratives in chronological order, making it easy to follow the Bible’s historical flow - and reinforcing the buildup to its thrilling climax. The stories in The Action Bible communicate biblical truth clearly and forcefully to contemporary listeners. This compelling blend of clear writing plus dramatic voice characterization offers an appeal that crosses all age boundaries. Let this epic rendition draw you into all the excitement of the world’s most awesome story.
Your first 100 days in a new leadership position are critical, as they set the foundation for your team's success going forward. The New Leader's 100-Day Action Plan helps you start gaining traction even before your first day in a new job. The playbook gives you a concrete strategy for getting a fast start - engaging the culture, setting direction, aligning the team, avoiding common missteps, and delivering results.
"Excellent advice to prepare for final interview"
This classic teaching by a Tibetan master continues to inspire both beginners and long-time practitioners of Buddhist meditation. Chgyam Trungpa Rinpoche shows that meditation extends beyond the formal practice of sitting to build the foundation for compassion, awareness, and creativity in all aspects of life. He explores the six activities associated with meditation in action - generosity, discipline, patience, energy, clarity, and wisdom - revealing that through simple, direct experience, one can attain real wisdom.
"Learn what to do with your life's manure"
Want to build wealth into the new millennium and beyond? Attain a fulfilling personal life and high career goals? If you answered yes, then Brian Tracy's Action Strategies for Personal Achievement is the program for you! It can easily save you thousands of dollars and years of hard work in achieving your goals.
"good audio book"
Con artist Billy Cunningham is no stranger to the casinos of Las Vegas - he's ripped off every single one. But his latest scam - a year in the making - promises his crew their biggest payday yet. Billy has thought of everything down to the last detail...or so he thinks. He hasn't counted on the father-son team of contract killers looking to cash in on Billy's head. Or his old flame, Maggie Flynn, out for payback for her broken heart.
"Not great literature, but lots of fun!"
Want to motivate your network marketing team into action? We don't have to be screaming drill instructors to get the job done. Through contests, recognition, goal-setting, fill-out forms, personal development and other motivational techniques, we can do our part to create momentum in our teams.
More than 50 years after it was first published, Napoleon Hill's Think and Grow Rich still inspires thousands of people each year to take charge of their lives and pursue success. Now, from The Napoleon Hill Foundation, comes this collection of 365 daily spurs to better and greater achievement.
With a week’s worth of activities for each Bible story, this one-year devotional gives you real-life ways to live out God’s spiritual adventure every day. Each week’s story includes: Key Verse (a highlight from the story you just read), X-Ray Vision (thoughts to connect the story with your life), Your Mission (three ideas to put the themes into action), Your Debrief (three questions to spark some brain cells), Mission Accomplished (your place to make notes). It’s all about faith in action as you dive into life knowing God is with you.
Primal Blueprint author Mark Sisson presents a fun, easy-to-follow, practical guidebook to help you "get Primal" in only 21 days. First, you'll learn eight key concepts that represent the most important day-to-day elements of living Primally, then tackle five action items that will enable you to literally reprogram your genes toward a long, healthy, and energetic life. The action items are presented in a fun and life-transforming 21-Day Challenge, featuring daily diet, exercise, and lifestyle endeavors with corresponding journal exercises.
"DON'T WASTE YOUR TIME"
In this book, well-known real estate expert and best-selling author Ozzie Jurock brings together 47 real estate professionals and some newbies who "can" and continue to "do". It draws on their experience and expertise in order to bring to you an insider's view on essential real estate subjects, ranging from making the right purchase for first-time buyers to what are the keys to being a successful investor.
Among the most famous Americans ever, Henry Ford was one of the greatest inventors and industrialists of the early 20th century. He built one of the most innovative versions of the "horseless carriage" and created the first factory assembly line. But the secrets to Henry Ford's success were not lost when he passed away. Take a journey through the lenses of his life, and see how the secrets to his success unfold.
"Excellent! Short, concise, and to the point!"
Business partnerships are wonderfully complex entities. As with all relationships, they are vulnerable and subject to fallibility. If you think the fact that one in every two marriages in the United States ends in divorce (that's one every 36 seconds!) is unbelievable, then consider this: The number is significantly higher for business partnerships; about 70 percent of them fail. As a business partnership relationship coach, my mission is to help flip this fail/succeed ratio.
"A must read for new and old business partners."
I have lived next door to a hot chick that I have wanted to f--k for all those years that I have lived in my present apartment. However, she was as straight as they came and so I had to endure listening to all her f--k sessions as she f--ked all those men that I could hear moaning her name through those thin walls between the apartments. When I met her identical sister and realized she was into me, that made for one of the hottest f--k sessions I have ever had as I finally got to f--k and suck the woman I have always wanted to f--k.