In the aftermath of WWII, an alien virus struck the Earth, endowing a handful of survivors with extraordinary powers. Originally published in 1987, the newly expanded saga contains additional original stories by eminent writers.
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The term HeartMath may sound like an oxymoron - who would ever put the words heart and math together? But herein lies the secret. Most people have an understanding of the qualities that have long been associated with the "heart", like intuition, wisdom, love, and compassion. The word "math", in this case, refers to the psychological equations, the nuts and bolts or stepping stones, if you will, that allow us to unfold these qualities with consistency in our daily lives - hence, HeartMath.
What would the world be like if the space race started during World War II? If Teddy Roosevelt had fought in World War I? If Joseph McCarthy had been elected President? Those and other questions are answered in these nine stories of alternate histories, when the world as we know it might have turned out different than it is today, if only one minor (or major) change had occurred in history.
For years we have been told to make lists and obsessively monitor when we’re angry, what we eat, how much we worry, and how often we go to the gym. So why isn’t everyone healthy? Now based on the most extensive study of long life ever conducted The Longevity Project reveals what really matters across the long run—the personality traits, relationships, experiences, and career paths that naturally keep you vital.
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The Duke Diet and Fitness Center offers the most prestigious residential weight-loss program in America and the only one based in a medical school. Their program yields stunning results and is now available to everyone. The Duke Diet includes concrete action steps for changing how you feel about your body and how you deal with food, tips on how to lead a calorie-burning lifestyle, and weight-loss advice from Drs. Eisenson and Binks, as well as patient success stories from the Duke Center.
Inspired by the popular TV series Shaun the Sheep, this tale of tricks and tomfoolery is sure to get listeners giggling. Why does Bitzer the sheepdog suddenly have a mustache? What could turn Shaun the Sheep bright pink? A series of pranks punctuated by a paranoid truce pits Shaun and Bitzer against each other in an increasingly hilarious battle of wits.
Inspired by the popular TV series Shaun the Sheep, this tale of tricks and tomfoolery is sure to get listeners giggling. Why does Bitzer the sheepdog suddenly have a mustache? What could turn Shaun the Sheep bright pink? A series of pranks punctuated by a paranoid truce pits Shaun and Bitzer against each other in an increasingly hilarious battle of wits. Of course it's all fun and games until someone gets hurt - namely Shaun, who has fallen to the bottom of a hole and hurt his leg. Or has he?
When the Flock's go-kart spins out of control and crashes, Mossy Bottom Farm has changed. The Farmer is much younger, the pigs are wearing nappies, and the cockerel is just a baby. It's clear to Shaun the Sheep that Bitzer and the Flock have travelled back in time! The young Farmer doesn't know much about farming, and the farm is a mess. Can the animals teach the Farmer his job and then find a way to return to their own time?
It's talent-show time on the farm, and all the roosters and chickens are flocking together in hopes of beating their rivals, the sheep. Meanwhile Shirley, a sheep whose flair for singing is as large as her frame, has a big problem – a massive case of stage fright. Can Shaun the sheep convince his jittery friend to wow the mole judges and take home the prize? Shaun the Sheep fans both old and new will flock to this funny, original story inspired by the internationally popular animated TV show from Aardman.
The Mossy Bottom sheep are at a sheepdog trial in a field by the seaside, but the flock are determined to enjoy the beach instead. Can Bitzer and Shaun get them back to the field before the trial starts?
It’s a sunny afternoon on Mossy Bottom Farm, and competition between the sheep and the pigs is almost as hot as the weather as they play a new game called Piggy Stomp. May the best tail win!
One dark, misty night at Mossy Bottom Farm, a starving creature creeps silently through the farmyard, waiting to feed. Well, actually, it's just Bitzer the sheepdog with a growling stomach, holding his clipboard as he checks on the flock and chickens. But wait – what's that howl that's making his fur stand on end? Is it Shaun the sheep playing one of his pranks? The farmer practising his trombone?