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Fact: Chocolate contains the alkaloid theobromine, which in high doses can be toxic to humans, and in even small amounts can kill dogs, parrots, horses, and cats.This means that despite its name, the Kit-Kat candy bar is not a recommended snack for your kitty-cat. I wonder how many cats have died because of this confusion.Fact: The most germ-laden place on your toilet isn't the seat or even the bowl--it's the handle.The solution: Don't flush. Let the next guy worry about it.There are "just the facts"--and then there are just the facts that will frighten the bejeezus out of you. And thanks to this little gem of a bathroom book, you'll never look at the world the same way again, without, er, dry heaving a little bit.From the sneaky fish that can swim up our genitals to the E. coli bacteria lurking in the very water we drink, disturbing phenomena are everywhere we turn. Educational, entertaining, and undeniably horrifying, this book isn't guaranteed to help you, um, go to the bathroom, but it's certain to make your time there more...informed.
Prepare for the GRE with targeted practice and professional insight 1,001 GRE Practice Questions For Dummies is your comprehensive guide to preparing for the GRE. Test prep guru Ron Woldoff leads you through questions designed to parallel the Verbal Reasoning and Quantitative Reasoning sections of the exam, and provides advice and guidance for improving skills on the Analytical Writing portion of the test. Each practice question includes the answer, along with step-by-step instruction and detailed narratives that explain the best approach. The GRE General Test is your ticket into graduate school, and solid preparation is the key to an impressive score. Whether you're coming straight out of college or have been out of school for a few years, there's a good chance you'll need to brush up on all the things you've forgotten and discover the things you didn't learn as an undergrad that graduate school will demand. Reading through your old notes and textbooks only helps so much! It's better to learn exactly what's on the test, and shape your study time around that information. This book includes a one-year subscription to online content including: Get: Free One-year access to practice questions online: All 1,001 practice questions online -- from easy to hard Track your progress, see where you need more help, and create customized question tests Study what, where, and when you want 1,001 ACT practice questions Detailed Answers and explanations for every question If you're studying for the GRE, nothing beats repeated practice as a way to avoid surprises on test day. You need to be fully prepared, and know exactly what to expect. 1,001 GRE Practice Questions For Dummies is the ultimate GRE prep method, with a targeted approach that will help you show what you know.
This new edition of 1,001 Low-Fat Vegetarian Recipes is completely revised to reflect current food trends and cooking preferences.The introduction will adhere to American Heart Association guidelines and will include the new FDA nutritional guidelines, with comments on the importance of exercise as part of a total healthy lifestyle.In general, recipes will be easier and faster to prepare with fewer ingredients and more concise cooking methods. Recipes that can be prepared in 30 minutes or less will be identified throughout the book with an "express veg" icon. The "super foods" that boast high nutritional, antioxidant, and phytochemical qualities will be emphasized in recipes-blueberries, kiwi, pomegranate juice, melons, citrus fruit, edamame, leafy dark greens, broccoli, butternut squash, carrots, beets, tomatoes, bell peppers, beans and legumes, nuts, flax and hemp seeds, whole grains, and soy and dairy products.As in the previous edition, recipes will include every recipe category from appetizers through desserts, with more than 500 entrees, offering a rich choice of satisfying vegetarian meals. Each recipe will be labeled with an identifying icon for vegan, lacto-vegetarian, ovo-vegetarian, and lacto-ovo-vegetarian. Nutritional data and diabetic exchanges are included for each recipe.
The Bible has inflamed the hearts of poets and martyrs, spawned revolutions and reformations, and influenced cultures and personal lives in sometimes small, sometimes dramatic ways. With a teacher's wit and knowledge, bestsellling author J. Stephen Lang again turns to the Bible and navigates more of its immense treasures in his easily accessible and informative style in 1,001 More Things You Always Wanted to Know About the Bible. You will discover answers to the questions and curiosities you have always harbored about the Bible and its influence but perhaps felt you should already know. A joy to browse and reference, this fascinating book is sure to satisfy an inquirer's mind and spark further study of the Bible. Test your knowledge of Bible trivia: In a famous folk legend, who found the "true cross" of Christ on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem? In 1952, what new Bible translation caused heated opposition? Who established Sunday as "The Lord's Day"? Who wore girdles in Bible times? What favorite children's song did Anna Bartlett Warner write? What is the "mercy seat"?
Wonder what Grandma would have used to clean greasy kitchen walls? Cure a sore throat? Conquer insect pests in her vegetable garden? Wonder no longer! Whatever your grandma did to fix and maintain things around the house and garden, it probably worked. That's because the old ways are often the best ways when it comes to solutions for everyday problems, ideas for saving time, and handy advice for getting the job done. And that's where 1,001 Old-Time Household Hints comes in. Find the best hints, tips, and secrets for everything from cooking, cleaning, and home maintenance to pet care, gardening, and holiday celebrations. You'll also find ways to adapt and improve some old-time methods. Discover an amazing variety of useful and clever ideas, including how to: Clean copper pans, using buttermilk and salt Make real sourdough bread the way the pioneers did Fight wrinkles and create kissable lips Use natural ingredients to repair your hair Create your own unique perfume Organize common space in your home Use ivory soap for polishing silver and insect control Safely separate drinking glasses that have been stuck together And more! With 1,001 Old-Time Household Hints on your kitchen table or nightstand, you're always in the good company of an old-timer who's ready to dispense a helpful hint, encouraging word, or sage secret at the turn of a page. 310 color photographs
There's an old adage about sports writing that says "the smaller the ball, the better the writing." The quotes that make up 1,001 Pearls of Golfer's Wisdom prove that to be most definitely true! Including great golfers from all around the world and every era of history--Ben Hogan, Bob Hope, George Bernard Shaw, Gary Player, John Updike, Laura Baugh, Tom Watson, Lee Trevino, Donald Trump, Winston Churchill, Bill Murray, and more--these quotes offer wit and wisdom on every stroke and situation. With a foreword from the great Arnold Palmer, this is certainly a book that makes a great gift for golfers everywhere, even if they have to buy it for themselves.
In this extensive collection of words to enlighten your mind and uplift your spirit, you will find something applicable to any problem, situation, or conundrum, as well as the inspiration for living your everyday life to the fullest. From the classic wisdom of thinkers such as Aristotle, Francis Bacon, and Thoreau, to the brilliance of more modern luminaries such as Maya Angelou, Golda Meir, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Winston Churchill, and even lighthearted guidance from Dave Barry and Oprah, every page of this book holds valuable insight and enlightenment. When caught up in the mundane tasks of our daily lives, it's easy to get stuck in a rut and not be able to see a way out. Seeing clearly the "big picture" of the world around us can be tough. At times like these, a pearl of wisdom from this all-encompassing selection can give you just the life-changing spark you need to rethink and recharge. Selected from the output of the greatest minds in literature, history, philosophy, philanthropy, and art-and divided into categories such as Life in the Universe, Truth, and Relationships-these 1,001 Pearls of Life-Changing Advice are sure to serve as the catalyst you need to start making the positive changes that you want in your life.
The most inspirational and thought-provoking ruminations on spirituality.1,001 Pearls of Spiritual Wisdom collects the most comforting and thought-provoking thoughts ever spoken and written. Not bound by any particular religion or ideology, the quotes inside reflect humanity's most profound thoughts on the body, the soul, and how spirituality has provided us with the power and opportunity to live satisfying and enriching lives.Categorized by some of the most foundational spiritual themes, 1,001 Pearls of Spiritual Wisdom provides you with introspections for any situation or state of mind. Here are ideas to further your education into spirituality, to help you find success and fulfillment in your life and in the lives of those around you. Just a few examples you'll find inside are:"Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life." -Buddha"I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much." -Mother Teresa"My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind." -Albert Einstein
The Little Book of Teachers' Wisdom is a fun and inspirational book packed with words of wisdom on the art of teaching. With more than 3,000 entries, it includes the thoughts on the art of teaching from hundreds of teachers, professors, authors, and politicians, including Aristotle, the Buddha, Mark Twain, Frederick Douglass, Helen Keller, Freud, Albert Einstein, Gandhi, Winston Churchill, and John Lennon. It's the perfect gift for a teaching school graduate, a favorite teacher, or anyone with a passion for learning and educating.
Confidence is not something that most people are born with. It is crafted through hard work and dedication. The key to confidence is trust in yourself and always believing that you're capable of doing anything. In 1,001 Ways to Build Confidence, you will hear from writers, politicians, and many other people who have persevered through tough times and, because of their inner confidence, have been successful.You will get to read wisdom from all sorts of people, including:George WashingtonHelen KellerRalph Waldo EmersonAristotleVince LombardiEleanor RooseveltAnn LandersAnd many more!1,001 Ways to Build Confidence is the ultimate collection of wisdom that will single-handedly improve your confidence and show that no matter the obstacle, you have the capability to accomplish great things. The people included in this book are a great representation of those points, and where they have succeeded, so can you.
Find the right words for the best job! It's not enough to have the talent and experience to land the right job-you have to be able to put that talent and experience into words. With just the right phrase, you can highlight your achievements in your resume, make the cover letter pitch that sets you apart from the crowd, and underscore your unique skill set in the interview that lands you the job. In 1,001 Phrases You Need to Get a Job, employment gurus Nancy Schuman and Burton Jay Nadler show you how to walk the walk and talk the talk you need to win the job you want.
Find the right words for the best job! It's not enough to have the talent and experience to land the right job-you have to be able to put that talent and experience into words. With just the right phrase, you can highlight your achievements in your resume, make the cover letter pitch that sets you apart from the crowd, and underscore your unique skill set in the interview that lands you the job. In1,001 Phrases You Need to Get a Job, employment gurus Nancy Schuman and Burton Jay Nadler show you how to walk the walk and talk the talk you need to win the job you want.
1,001 opportunities to practice for the Series 7 Exam This comprehensive study guide takes you beyond the instruction offered in Series 7 Exam For Dummies, by giving you more practice and review of the major concepts covered in the exam. If you're prepping to take this intense six-hour exam, 1,001 Series 7 Exam Practice Questions For Dummies covers stocks, municipal and corporate bonds, and options--plus rules for acquiring customers and handling accounts and everything else you can expect to encounter on exam day!This books gives you 1,001 practice opportunities to prepare for the Series 7 Exam, each question explained by providing a detailed, step-by-step solution.If you're an aspiring financial professional, you'll find all the practice and helpful guidance you need to succeed!
With 1,001 Things You Always Wanted to Know About the Bible but Never Thought to Ask discover how the Bible has impacted language, U.S. history, worship, music, art, literature, movies, and theater; how the Bible was passed down to us; plus every key person, place, event, and idea in the Bible. Best-selling Bible trivia author J. Stephen Lang's intriguing tidbits will leave you yearning to know more about the world's most fascinating book. Whether you are a seasoned Bible student or just getting started, you will enjoy readying 1,001 Things You Always Wanted to Know About the Bible but Never Thought to Ask.
What do you want to know about the work of the Holy Spirit in this century? In 1,001 Things You Always Wanted to Know About the Holy Spirit, J. Stephen Lang provides information on people such as Dennis Bennett, Aimee Semple McPherson, C. Peter Wagner, and John Wimber as well as insight into movements such as the Azusa Street Revival, the growth of the Assemblies of God, the Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship, the Keswick Convention, and the 1973 Notre Dame Conference. From Scripture songs to glossolalia, Charismatics to Pentecostals, this browse book is filled with important-and sometimes offbeat-information about what the Holy Spirit has (and has not) been doing in the twentieth century.
Current research shows that as many as one in seventy boys in the United States now has autism. Parents of these boys become full-time researchers, always looking for the latest information on doctors, education, and treatments. After countless hours of study, Ken Siri shares what he has learned. Following his comprehensive guide to treatment options, Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism, he now presents the essential guide to parenting a boy with autism. In 1,001 Tips for the Parents of Autistic Boys you will learn about navigating puberty with your son including issues such as personal hygiene, inappropriate touching, and sex. Parents of autistic boys contend with many unique problems due to increases in size, strength, and aggression as the boy ages. How do you keep both yourself and your son safe when he is suddenly twice your size? Other topics will include: Teaching your son about grooming, washing, and deodorant Choosing a school Getting insurance to cover treatments How to handle bullying Legal issues and Medicaid pros and cons Maintaining a social life for both you and your son Handling marital stress and divorce Where to go on vacation And many more! From what to do when you first suspect your son might have autism, to coping with the first diagnosis, to following up with comprehensive evaluation, continuing education, and treatment, 1,001 Tips for the Parents of Autistic Boys is the book that every parent of an autistic boy needs.
Current research shows that at least one in 110 U.S. children now has autism, and the number keeps rising. Parents of these children become full-time researchers, always looking for the latest information on doctors, education, and treatments, and parents of girls with autism face particularly unique challenges. After countless hours of study, Tony Lyons shares what he has learned. Following his comprehensive guide to treatment options, Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism, he now presents the essential guide to parenting a girl with autism. In 1,001 Tips for the Parents of Autistic Girls you will learn how to deal with troubling issues such as periods, birth control, and the risks of sexual abuse. Both mom and dad will learn which menstrual pads work best and why the ones with wings just are not them. And how exactly do you get your daughter to actually start using them? Other topics will include: How to get the most useful evaluation Where to find other parents of autistic girls Getting insurance to cover treatments Coping with the unique social issues that girls face Legal issues and Medicaid pros and cons Maintaining a social life for both you and your daughter Handling marital stress and divorce Where to go on vacation And many more! From what to do when you first suspect your daughter might have autism, to coping with the first diagnosis, to following up with comprehensive evaluation, continuing education, and treatment, 1,001 Tips for the Parents of Autistic Girls is the book that every parent of an autistic girl needs.
Sure-Fire, Can't-Miss Tips, Techniques, and Ideas for Building Lifelong Customer Loyalty / Imagine having the customer-service secrets of the world's most successful businesses right at your fingertips. With this book you can! Authors Donna Greiner and Theodore Kinni spent five years uncovering how Nordstrom, Southwest Airlines, Ritz-Carlton, American Express, and other world-class companies keep their customers for life. The result is 1,001 timely, entertaining, and brilliantly inventive customer-retention ideas. Inside, you'll discover the secrets to: ·Creating products/services tailored to your customers' needs·Recognizing and rewarding your most profitable trophy customers ·Using three kinds of guarantees to build customer trust ·Turning first-time customers into frequent buyers ·And much more!(From the Trade Paperback edition.)
As times change so do the things we use and what we call them. W.R. Runyan has compiled a fascinating collection of words and phrases that, once common everywhere in America, are little known today. This book is a celebration of our linguistic past that will be a treat from word lovers everywhere. Do you know any of these: Snaffle, Steelie, Gully Washer, Cabriolet, Calk, Hardpan, Carbuncle, Pie Bird, Fid, or Hame? Did you know that a "Horse Apple" is actually an orange? Or that "Rolley Holley" is a marble game? With over one hundred illustrations, this is a book that will take you on a walk back in time and give you a chance to hear from generations past--in their own voice, with their own words.
THE PRINCETON REVIEW GETS RESULTS. Get extra preparation for an excellent GRE score with over a thousand practice questions and answers.<P> Practice makes perfect--and The Princeton Review's 1,007 GRE Practice Questions gives you everything you need to hone your skills and perfect your score. Inside, you'll find tips & strategies for tackling the GRE, tons of material to show you what to expect on the exam, and all the practice you need to get the score you want.<P> Inside The Book: <P> * All the Practice and Strategies You Need<P> * 2 comprehensive practice exams: 1 diagnostic in the book, 1 computer-based test online<P> * 71 additional verbal, math, and essay drills, including practice questions for the new GRE question types<P> * Math drills broken down by geometric shape: circles, triangles, 3-D figures, etc.<P> * Verbal drills covering the tough Text Completion and Sentence Equivalence questions<P> * Techniques and approaches for every question type<P> * Bonus vocabulary content from Word Smart for the GRE<P> Advisory: Bookshare has learned that this book offers only partial accessibility. We have kept it in the collection because it is useful for some of our members. To explore further access options with us, please contact us through the Book Quality link on the right sidebar. Benetech is actively working on projects to improve accessibility issues such as these.
If you need to know it, it's in this book. The best way to prepare for standardized tests is to practice, and this resource offers you plenty of opportunities to do just that. 1,014 GRE Practice Questions, 3rd Edition has been updated for the changes made to the GRE in August 2011, and features cross-linked questions, answers, and detailed explanations for easy on-device viewing. This ebook includes:· A comprehensive GRE diagnostic exam to help identify areas of improvement· 71 additional verbal, math, and essay drills, which include practice questions covering the revised GRE question types· Math drills broken down by geometric shape, such as circles, triangles, and 3-D figures· Verbal drills that include the new Text Completion and Sentence Equivalence question types· Bonus vocabulary content from Word Smart for the GRE
If it's on the GRE, it's in this book.The best way to prepare for standardized tests is to practice, practice, practice--and this resource offers you plenty of opportunities to do just that! 1,014 Practice Questions for the New GRE, 2nd Edition has been completed updated for the changes coming to the GRE in August 2011. With all questions, answers, and explanations linked together for easy on-device viewing, it includes: * over 1,000 practice questions for the new GRE, including hundreds of questions covering the new question types * detailed answer explanations for all practice questions * math drills broken down by geometric shape, such as circles, triangles, and 3-D figures * verbal drills that include the new Text Completion and Sentence Equivalence question types <P> Advisory: Bookshare has learned that this book offers only partial accessibility. We have kept it in the collection because it is useful for some of our members. To explore further access options with us, please contact us through the Book Quality link on the right sidebar. Benetech is actively working on projects to improve accessibility issues such as these.
With all the impending doomsday predictions everyone is looking for a reason to smile these days. And why not? Smiling has been shown to relieve stress, boost the immune system, release endorphins, and even make us more attractive. It's the natural drug. So put down the Xanax and pick up a copy of 1,033 Reasons to Smile. Whether it's the sight of baby animals wrestling each other or watching pigeons fight over a Cheeto, there are more than enough funny, silly, and downright weird reasons to put a smile on your face inside this little book of joy, including: When the person in the next lane lets you ahead of them in heavy traffic When you finally get back into your own bed after being away from home You check the calendar on a Friday and realize that Monday is a holidayWe're all looking for a reason to smile these days. Here's 1,033 of them.
With all the impending doomsday predictions everyone is looking for a reason to smile these days. And why not? Smiling has been shown to relieve stress, boost the immune system, release endorphins, and even make us more attractive. It's the natural drug. So put down the Xanax and pick up a copy of 1,033 Reasons to Smile. Whether it's the sight of baby animals wrestling each other or watching pigeons fight over a Cheeto, there are more than enough funny, silly, and downright weird reasons to put a smile on your face inside this little book of joy, including:<P><P> * When the person in the next lane lets you ahead of them in heavy traffic<P> * When you finally get back into your own bed after being away from home<P> * You check the calendar on a Friday and realize that Monday is a holiday<P> We're all looking for a reason to smile these days. Here's 1,033 of them.
If you need to know it, it's in this book. Practice makes perfect, and 1,037 Practice Questions for the New GMAT, 2nd Edition aims to give you everything you need to do just that. This edition of our practice-packed prep book has been revised and updated for the next generation GMAT debuting in 2012, and optimized for e-reader viewing with crosslinked questions, answers & explanations. This edition includes:· 1 full-length diagnostic test· Access to 100 Integrated Reasoning practice questions: 25 in the book, and 75 online (which mimic the computer-based testing experience)· 55 additional math and verbal drills, including multiple drills for the new question types: table analysis, graphics interpretation, multi-source reasoning, and two-part analysis· Math drills broken down by subject type, including algebra, arithmetic, geometry, statistics, and more· Verbal drills broken down by question type, including sentence correction, reading comprehension, and critical reasoning· Detailed answers and explanations for every question
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