This book teaches you personal interaction on a psychological level. It runs from trivial tricks like getting people to like and respect you more, to tactical life skills like making a convincing argument or persuading somebody to do you a large favor. In case you're up for some heavier artillery, it also teaches you how to play manipulative tricks on people by exploiting arcane quirks in the human mind, to psychological combat maneuvers practiced by law enforcement and the military.
"Not enough techniques to learn enough"
Here are thrilling, never-before-heard stories of the Army's elite aviation unit - the most daring and professional helicopter crews in the world. Special Operations pilots are notoriously reticent; they don't talk about their missions, at least not to anyone outside their small community. But now, with the publication of The Night Stalkers, Durant and Steven Hartov shed a fascinating light on these mysterious super commandos and take readers into a world they have only imagined.
"A book that does justice"
Learning a new language is very exciting. It gives you the advantage of travelling with ease, meeting new people and fully experiencing a new culture. The goal of this book is to show you the quickest way to learn the Spanish language in an effective and efficient manner. Aside from covering the basics in detail, like general words and phrases, this guide will cover a full range of Spanish language ideas, concepts and other essential areas.
Durant's experience as a prisoner in Somalia grew increasingly bizarre, crystallizing a clash of cultures by turns frightening, melancholy, hilarious, and strangely familiar. Revealing never-before-told stories with the incisive thought and emotion of one who was there, In the Company of Heroes is one man's unforgettable, true story of going to hell and making it back alive.
Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Doctor Who, this release looks back through the radio archives and highlights the wide variety of Doctor Who features and interviews which have been broadcast over the years. Dozens of extracts - many of which have been unheard since their first broadcast - illustrate how the programme has been a national institution, held in fond regard by adults and children alike.
"Celebratory BBC Radio Documentaries"
Philosophers don't just make claims, they give arguments. Does the existence of evil call into doubt the existence of God? Show me the argument. Will living a just life lead to happiness? Show me the argument. Philosophy starts with questions, but attempts at answers are just as important, and these answers require reasoned argument. Cutting through notoriously dense and verbose philosophical prose, the authors set 100 famous and influential arguments in context, including key quotations
"Great book, but not for listening!"
In compelling detail two leading U.S. civil rights attorneys recount the extraordinary life and deliberate killing of the world's most storied revolutionary: Ernesto Che Guevara. Michael Ratner and Michael Steven Smith survey the extraordinary trajectory of Che's career, from an early politicization recounted in the Motorcycle Diaries, through meetings with his compaero Fidel Castro in Mexico, his vital role in the Cuban revolution, and his expeditions abroad to Africa and Latin America.
"the last word on Che"
Elisabeth Sladen presents another time-travelling journey through the history of Doctor Who on BBC radio and television. Since 1963, Doctor Who has had a massive influence on our popular culture - as this second volume of rare material illustrates. A favourite source of inspiration for comedy programmes including The Mary Whitehouse Experience, I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue and Dead Ringers, it has also provided a source of features for programmes such as Nationwide, Pebble Mill at One, Woman's Hour and Talkback: all featured here.
Were you terrified of the Daleks? Has the familiar Doctor Who theme tune ever sent a shiver down your spine? Did Saturday teatimes once mean gathering round the television to see where the TARDIS had landed each week? If so, Doctor Who at the BBC is for you. In this special release, Elisabeth Sladen and Nicholas Courtney take a journey through the archives and uncover the history of Doctor Who on BBC radio and television.
"A Visit with the Doctor"
Presented by Elisabeth Sladen, Doctor Who at the BBC combs the avenues of Time and Space for significant spin-off moments from the much-loved TV and radio series. This third volume features a rarely heard 10-minute mini-drama starring Jon Pertwee and Elisabeth Sladen, never before broadcast. Elsewhere, the radio programme Wavelength meets the cast and crew of The Two Doctors; "Nationwide" investigates the work of the Radiophonic Workshop; and a group of schoolchildren give their views on the series in "Take Two".
"A Bit Rubbish"
Longing for escape from his mundane existence as a Stanford computer science major, Jason Lind signs up to play Fortuna, an online role-playing game set in Renaissance Florence. From the first, fateful mouse click, Jason tumbles into the vibrant, lush, anonymous world of Fortuna. Swept up in this highly complex, highly addictive game of fame, fortune, and power, Jason quickly transitions from casual gamer to compulsive player. Soon tangled up in a steamy virtual love triangle, Jason becomes obsessed.
"Leaked Documents Detail Offshore Accounts" is from the April 4, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Michael S. Schmidt and Steven Lee Myers and narrated by Caroline Miller.
Tonight on the program, an update on the last month's cyber-attack on the Democratic National Committee. Charlie is joined by Adam Segal of the Council on Foreign Relations; Raj De, former general counsel at the National Security Agency; Michael Riley of Bloomberg News; and David Sanger of the New York Times.
We conclude with Steven Brill discussing his article in The Atlantic, "Are We Any Safer?"
"Obama Calls Meeting with European Leaders over Shared Challenges" is from the April 23, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Steven Erlanger and Michael D. Shear and narrated by Fleet Cooper.