The provocative host of "The Herd with Colin Cowherd" shares contrarian observations on topics ranging from O.J. Simpson and Eagles fans to his multiple divorces and the challenges of staying sane.
Shares the true story of an anonymous group of spies who played important roles in winning the Revolutionary War, documenting how they risked their lives to obtain crucial intelligence for General Washington using sophisticated tactics and complex codes.
The matriarch of the "Duck Dynasty" clan presents a collection of family recipes and stories while revealing favorite dishes for each of the Robertson men and their wives, in a volume complemented by scriptural excerpts.
"A Viking to bed, not to wed! Medana Elsadottir, known as the Sea Scourge, never planned to become a pirate, but there's no denying her talent. Her female-only tribe has an island hideaway, food aplenty, goods to trade...everything except the means to breed. That's where the strapping Norsemen tied up in her ship's hold comes in handy. Eight godly specimen--and Thork Tykirrson is the most virile of them all. Once their, eh, work is done, they'll be free to leave. Medana had naught to do with this gods-awful plan, but she wouldn't mind reaping the benefits. Wed or bed . . . this Viking has plans of his own. Renowned as the wildest Viking of his time, Thork was returning home to regain his father's favor. Mayhap even (shudder) marry. His brazen--and very beautiful--kidnapper has likely done him a favor in preventing such an irksome fate. That doesn't mean he'll let her off easy. No one takes anything from a Viking that he's not willing to give...not even a violet-eyed vixen who sets off the wildest fantasies"--P. 4 of cover.
A behind the scenes narrative that shows what happened inside Twitter as it grew into a $11.5 billion company.
"... Ian Bell draws together the tangled strands of the many lives of Bob Dylan in all their contradictory brilliance. For the first time, the laureate of modern America is set in his entire context: musical, historical, literary, political and personal"--From publisher description.
When you drop your Diet Coke can or yesterday?s newspaper in the recycling bin, where does it go? Probably halfway around the world, to people and places that clean up what you don?t want and turn it into something you can?t wait to buy. In Junkyard Planet, Adam Minter?veteran journalist and son of an American junkyard owner?travels deeply into a vast, often hidden, multibillion-dollar industry that?s transforming our economy and environment. Minter takes us from back-alley Chinese computer recycling operations to high-tech facilities capable of processing a jumbo jet?s worth of recyclable trash every day. Along the way, we meet an unforgettable cast of characters who've figured out how to build fortunes from what we throw away: Leonard Fritz, a young boy "grubbing" in Detroit's city dumps in the 1930s; Johnson Zeng, a former plastics engineer roaming America in search of scrap; and Homer Lai, an unassuming barber turned scrap titan in Qingyuan, China. Junkyard Planet reveals how ?going green? usually means making money?and why that?s often the most sustainable choice, even when the recycling methods aren?t pretty.
"Tried every diet and weight loss promise out there, but just can't keep the weight off? Finally ready to drop those pounds fast, without feeling deprived? Fitness guru and trainer from The Biggest Loser, Dolvett Quince, finally shows you how with his revolutionary diet and fitness program THE 3-1-2-1 DIET. Losing weight and keeping it off forever can only happen when you don't feel deprived, you eat what you love, and you stay motivated. And, that's just what you'll experience with THE 3-1-2-1-DIET. In his signature style, Dolvett Quince will help you reshape yourself mentally to transform yourself physically. You'll follow his delicious, "clean" eating plan for 3 days, allow yourself to cheat for 1 day, eat clean again for 2 days, and reward yourself with a cheat meal the next day. There are no foods that are off-limits and you will never feel deprived, because this plan is flexible enough to fit into any lifestyle. Combine the eating plan, with Dolvett's fast and effective workouts, and you'll be in your skinny jeans in less than 3 weeks! Discover the secret to losing weight and keeping it off, once and for all, with THE 3-1-2-1 DIET!"-- Provided by publisher.
The only American to have climbed all fourteen of the world's eight-thousand-meter peaks sets his sights on Mount Everest, in a work that combines his own climbs as well as narratives of famous climbs throughout the last century.
When you're grieving, you need support and comfort, and How to Heal a Grieving Heart provides practical and spiritual help. Each page of this small, full-colour gift-style book contains a comforting message to help anyone who is grieving come to terms with their loss.
"Little Britches becomes the 'man' in his family after his father's early death, taking on the concomitant responsibilities as well as opportunities. During the summer of his twelfth year he works on a cattle ranch in the shadow of Pike's Peak, earning a dollar a day. Little Britches is tested against seasoned cowboys on the range and in the corral. He drives cattle through a dust storm, eats his weight in flapjacks, and falls in love with a blue outlaw horse"--From publisher description.
Seventeen-year-old Morgan Monetti shocks her parents and her community with one simple act: She chooses to stand by the man everyone else believes has exploited her, popular high school teacher TJ Hill. Quietly walking across a crowded courtroom to sit behind TJ, and not beside her parents, she announces herself as the adult she believes herself to be. But her mother Dinah wants justice. Dinah is a fighter, and she believes with all her heart and soul that TJ is a man who took advantage of her daughter. He is a criminal who should be brought to justice, no matter what the cost to his family. Rain, TJ''s wife, is shocked that her handsome, loving, respected husband has been accused of a terrible crime. But has her desperation to start a family closed her eyes to the fault lines in her marriage? And can she face the painful truths about herself and her husband?
"A legendary weapon. A ruthless assassin. A perilous hunt. Excalibur...Legend has it that he who carries King Arthur's mighty sword into battle will be invincible. But for more than a thousand years, the secret to the whereabouts of this powerful weapon has been lost...until now. Archaeologist Nina Wilde is hoping for a little R&R with her fiancé, former SAS bodyguard Eddie Chase. But the couple's plans are dashed when a meeting with an old acquaintance propels Nina and Eddie into a razor's edge hunt across the globe--battling a team of elite mercenaries who will stop at nothing in order to claim a prize every treasure hunter has coveted since the final days of Camelot..."--p. of cover.
Presents an account of the day Kennedy was killed, following the event hour-by-hour, from the Kennedys' arrival in Texas through the shooting in Dealey Plaza to the shocking aftermath.
"This clearly written and profusely illustrated book explains the science behind all the machines, gadgets, systems, and processes we take for granted. The perfect book for techies--young or old, male or female--who read Popular Science and Wired or watch "How It Works" and "How It's Made." National Geographic answers all the questions about how things work--the science, technology, biology, chemistry, physics, and mechanics--in an indispensible book that reveals the science behind virtually everything. How does the voice of a distant radio announcer make it through your alarm clock in the morning? How does your gas stove work? How does the remote control open your garage door? What happens when you turn the key in the ignition? What do antibiotics really do? Divided into four big realms--Mechanics, Natural Forces, Materials & Chemistry, Biology & Medicine--The Science of Everything takes readers on a fascinating tour, using plain talk, colorful photography, instructive diagrams, and everyday examples to explain the science behind all the things we take for granted in our modern world"-- Provided by publisher.
Twelve of the most successful people living in the world today share their seemingly impossible journeys and reveal that each of us was born with everything we need to live our greatest dream and that by doing so we will fulfill our mission, find everlasting happiness and change the world.
A gripping and insightful history of the French Resistance and the men and women who opposed Nazi occupation during World War II
The definitive, evidence-based history of the "27 Club" (music stars who died at 27), examining its six most iconic members.
Growing up in Russia, mathematician Edward Frenkel was denied entrance to university to study mathematics because he was Jewish. Yet with the help of his mentors he circumvented the system to become one of the twenty-first century's leading mathematicians. Frenkel now works on one of the biggest ideas to come out of mathematics in the last 50 years: the Langlands Program, considered by many to be a Grand Unified Theory of Mathematics. Love and Math tells the two intertwined stories of amazing mathematics and the adventure of one young man in learning it.
"Foreign correspondent Lola Wicks is pissed. Downsized from her Kabul posting, her editor reassigns her to a stateside suburban beat formerly the province of interns. Arriving in Montana for some R&R at a friend's cabin, her friend is nowhere in sight. Anger turns to terror when Lola discovers her friend shot dead. She can't get out of Montana fast enough, but finds that she can't as she's held as a potential witness, thwarting her plan to return to Afghanistan on her own and have her editors change their minds. Her best hope lies in solving the case herself. But this surefooted journalist who deftly negotiated Afghanistan's deadly terrain finds herself frighteningly off-balance in this forgotten corner of her own country, plagued by tensions between the locals and citizens of the nearby Blackfeet Nation. Lola's lone-wolf style doesn't work in a place where the harsh landscape and extreme isolation compel people to rely upon each other in ways she finds unsettling. In her awkward attempts at connection, she forms a reluctant alliance with a local reporter, succumbs to the romantic attentions of a wealthy rancher, and fences warily with the state's first Indian candidate for governor, the subject of her friend's final stories. Ultimately she comes to truly care about the people she meets in Montana, only to miss the warning signals that her own life is in danger. While unraveling her friend's terrible fate, Lola joins many Americans in learning the hard lessons of a fraught economy - that circumstances change in a flash, that formerly overlooked places and people can hold deep value, and that human bonds matter more than fleeting career success" -- Provided by publisher.
"A deeply personal and revealing memoir and Hollywood-survival story by The Lost Boys and Stand By Me star. We all know Corey Feldman from such iconic movies as Stand by Me, Gremlins, The Goonies, and The Lost Boys. Growing up onscreen, he exuded tough guy edge with a heart of gold. And he lived the life that went along with his success: he palled around with Michael Jackson, dated Drew Barrymore, and was best friends with Corey Haim (aka "the other Corey"). But now that two of those close friends--Haim and Jackson--have passed away, along with others, Corey has decided that it's time to come clean about his past, a past that included physical, drug, and sexual abuse, a dysfunctional family from whom he was emancipated at age fifteen, and a stint in rehab. He will zone in on his close friendship with Haim: the two actors shared a darker story of abuse, which led to Haim's lifelong battle with various addictions and his eventual death. Through it all, Corey has overcome the worst traps that have ensnared so many others of his generation, others who have not made it to where he is today--still acting, a touring musician, and a loving father. At the same time, he still fights for his career and his health, every single day. Coreyography is a tale of survival and redemption"-- Provided by publisher.
Two short romances, including Woman Hater, in which a woman unexpectedly falls for her boss's mysterious and distrustful older brother; and The Humbug Man, in which a grouchy rancher rediscovers his Christmas spirit through a relationship with a spunky woman.
"IDEO founder and Stanford d.school creator David Kelley and his brother Tom Kelley, IDEO partner and the author of the bestselling The Art of Innovation, have written a powerful and compelling book on unleashing the creativity that lies within each and every one of us. Too often, companies and individuals assume that creativity and innovation are the domain of the "creative types." But two of the leading experts in innovation, design, and creativity on the planet show us that each and every one of us is creative. In an incredibly entertaining and inspiring narrative that draws on countless stories from their work at IDEO and with many of the world's top companies, David and Tom Kelley identify the principles and strategies that will allow us to tap into our creative potential in our work lives, and in our personal lives, and allow us to innovate in terms of how we approach and solve problems. It is a book that will help each of us be more productive and successful in our lives and in our careers."--Provided by publisher.
Explains the five key developments that have permanently altered the business world and describes how companies can embrace new media to change business models and adapt to the changes.