The Complete Idiot's Guide to Facebook, 3E (Complete Idiot's Guides (Computers))

By Mikal E. Belicove, Joe Kraynak

Absolutely every little thing you must learn about Facebook

Can't inform the variation among your Timeline and your information Feed? do not know easy methods to percentage a photograph or a video? fascinated with who can see what you publish on fb? if you are scratching your head over fb, then The entire Idiot's consultant® To fb, third Edition will assist you get hooked up in no time.

This uncomplicated, ordinary advisor to the preferred social networking web site ever covers every thing from registration to selling a enterprise on fb. it's going to assist you notice the entire positive factors that experience made fb so well known together with tips to music down misplaced family and friends, percentage images and video clips and speak through prestige updates, messages, and chat. you may also free up the facility of fb for branding, advertising and marketing a enterprise, product, or provider, or selling a priceless cause.

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Liar's Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street

By Michael Lewis

In fiction there has been Bonfire of the Vanities; in truth, there's Liar's Poker--the attention-grabbing insider's account of what fairly occurs on Wall highway. This irreverent and hilarious birds-eye view of Wall Street's heyday will entice an individual intrigued through the attract of million greenback offers. Now in exchange paper. First serial to new york Inc.

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Streetfight: Handbook for an Urban Revolution

An empowering highway map for rethinking, reinvigorating, and remodeling our towns, from a pioneer within the flow for more secure, extra livable streets

As ny City’s transportation commissioner, Janette Sadik-Khan controlled the possible most unlikely and reworked the streets of 1 of the world’s maximum, hardest towns into dynamic areas secure for pedestrians and bikers. Her method used to be dramatic and powerful: easily portray part of the road to make it right into a plaza or bus lane not just made the road more secure, however it additionally lessened congestion and elevated foot site visitors, which enhanced the base line of companies. Real-life adventure proven that in the event you know the way to learn the road, you may make it functionality greater by way of no longer absolutely reconstructing it yet via reallocating the gap that’s already there.
     Breaking the road into its part components, Streetfight demonstrates, with step by step visuals, the best way to rewrite the underlying “source code” of a road, with tips on the right way to upload secure motorbike paths, enhance crosswalk house, and supply visible cues to lessen rushing. attaining this sort of radical overhaul wasn’t effortless, and Streetfight pulls again the curtain at the battles Sadik-Khan gained to make her process paintings. She comprises examples of ways this new technique to learn the streets has already made its method all over the world, from pocket parks in Mexico urban and la to extra pedestrian-friendly streets in Auckland and Buenos Aires, and leading edge bike-lane designs and plazas in Austin, Indianapolis, and San Francisco. Many are encouraged via the alterations occurring in big apple urban and are in keeping with an identical techniques. Streetfight deconstructs, reassembles, and reinvents the road, inviting readers to determine it in methods they by no means imagined.

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Voluptuous Panic: The Erotic World of Weimar Berlin (Expanded Edition)

By Mel Gordon

This seductive sourcebook of infrequent visible delights from pre-Nazi, Cabaret-period “Babylon at the Spree” has the excellence of being praised either by means of students and avatars of up to date tradition, inspiring hip membership goers, filmmakers, homosexual historians, photo designers, and musicians just like the Dresden Dolls and Marilyn Manson.

This multiplied version comprises “Sex Magic and the Occult,” documenting German pagan cults and their often-bizarre erotic rituals, together with directions for moving into the “Sexual Fourth Dimension.”

Mel Gordon is professor of theater on the collage of California, Berkeley, and can also be the writer of Erik Jan Hanussen: Hitler’s Jewish Clairvoyant (Feral House).

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An Analysis of Hyper-Masculinity in Magazine Advertisements

By Megan Lea Vokey

Hyper-masculinity is an severe type of masculine gender ideology that's constructed from 4 characteristics, particularly, (a) calloused attitudes towards ladies, (b) violence as manly, (c) risk as fascinating, and (d) longevity as emotional self-discipline (Zaitchik & Mosher, 1993). this way of masculinity is of shock since it is linked to violence opposed to girls (Murnen, Wright & Kaluzny, 2002). younger males and males with low social/economic strength are such a lot at risk of hyper-masculinity (Zaitchik & Mosher, 1993). younger males are weak simply because formative years and younger maturity are developmental sessions while peer crew help for hyper-masculine behaviours is excessive. Low SES males are susceptible simply because (a) ways that larger SES males workout strength aren't on hand to them and (b) fear-inducing studies resembling witnessing crime usually tend to be skilled in low-income groups (Beale Spencer et al., 2003). From the latter viewpoint, hyper-masculine behaviours corresponding to performing difficult and struggling with could be a means of dealing with worry through low-income males. ads is thought to play a task in developing hyper-masculine ideology (Kilbourne, 2001) yet little or no examine has tested this declare. the present examine analyzed the content material of pictures in men's journal ads for portrayals of hyper-masculinity The pattern of magazines used to be according to readership demographic details. problems with 8 magazines concentrating on males differentiated by means of age, schooling, and family source of revenue released in November 2007 and April 2008 have been analyzed. ads containing pictures of guys have been coded for hyper-masculine characteristics utilizing a coding tool in response to the Hypermasculinity stock (Mosher and Sirkin, 1984). This examine addressed the next examine questions: (a) what quantity of the ads demonstrate hyper-masculinity and (b) is hyper-masculinity inversely with regards to readership demographics of age, schooling, and loved ones source of revenue? It used to be hypothesized that ads certain at more youthful males, much less informed males, and no more prosperous males may show extra hyper-masculine characteristics than ads specified at males who have been older, extra informed, and/or extra prosperous. info research proceeded in steps. within the first step, the share of the commercial that depicted hyper-masculinity total, in addition to the percentage of ads that depicted all of the hyper-masculinity qualities separately, have been calculated. within the moment step, regression analyses have been carried out to figure out the connection of age, schooling, and source of revenue to hyper-masculine qualities, either total and separately. It used to be chanced on that, total, fifty six% of ads within the pattern (N = 527) depicted at the least one hyper-masculine trait. The hypotheses have been supported by means of the a number of regression effects. Age, schooling, and family source of revenue each one have been major predictors of hyper-masculinity within the ads. Of the 3 predictors, age accounted for many of the variance in hyper-masculinity. The societal implications of the findings are mentioned.

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Boomers: The Cold-War Generation Grows Up

By Victor D. Brooks

The unforeseen surge within the birthrate among 1946 and 1964 reworked American society. A country that had projected a inhabitants peaking at a hundred and fifty million, and feared a renewal of the good melancholy within the wake of global warfare II, came across itself facing a booming financial system and 70 million childrens straining the means of every little thing from colleges to new suburban housing. In Boomers, Victor Brooks chronicles the peaceable children's "invasion" of the USA that happened from Dr. Spock to Woodstock. He identifies the problem of parenthood in an period of enormous households and overcrowded houses, and explores the house lifestyles, relaxation actions, and faculty surroundings of kids who grew up through the chilly warfare years. a big topic of Boomers is the impact on childrens of a newly energized American pop culture, together with tv, movie, renowned tune, and toys.

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L'Histoire De France

By Michelle Fayet, Aurélien Fayet

Ce livre suggest un landscape de l'histoire de France, des origines à nos jours. Croisant organization chronologique et approche thématique, il présente chaque époque à travers ses hommes, ses événements et ses découvertes. Conçu pour donner des repères, il constitue un véritable consultant pratique de l. a. tradition historique. Pour chaque siècle, vous trouverez : une carte ; les dates-clés ; les thèmes majeurs ; les acteurs principaux ; le contexte foreign ; une histoire des costumes.

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Jeff Beck - Blow by Blow (Guitar Recorded Versions)

By Jeff Beck

(Guitar Recorded Versions). The All song advisor says " Blow through Blow ranks as one of many best recordings within the canon of instrumental rock music." With this folio, you could play each guitar notice precisely because it used to be recorded on Jeff Beck's landmark 1974 album. Songs: Air Blower * reason We've Ended as fanatics * Constipated Duck * Diamond dirt * highway Jam * Scatterbrain * She's a girl * Thelonius * you recognize What I suggest.

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Sky's the Limit: British Cycling's Quest to Conquer the Tour de France

By Richard Moore

Sky’s the Limit[/i] follows the gestation and start of a new street racing group, that is the 1st British staff to compete within the travel de France because 1987. crew Sky, because it is understood, because it is to be subsidized by means of the satellite tv for pc broadcaster Sky, set out at the street to travel de France glory in January 2010. With unique behind-the-scenes entry and interviews, Sky’s the Limit will persist with the administration and riders as they embark on their journey—witnessing their first education camp and crew presentation in December 2009, their debut on the travel Down less than in January 2010, and their debut on the journey de France in July 2010—and as they then got down to write their "epic story."

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Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life

By Martin E. P. Seligman

Referred to as the daddy of the hot technology of confident psychology, Martin E.P. Seligman attracts on greater than two decades of medical study to illustrate how optimism enchances the standard of lifestyles, and the way someone can learn how to perform it. providing many straightforward concepts, Dr. Seligman explains easy methods to holiday an “I—give-up” behavior, enhance a extra optimistic explanatory sort for analyzing your habit, and event the advantages of a extra confident inside discussion. those abilities can assist get a divorce melancholy, improve your immune process, larger boost your power, and make you happier.. With beneficiant extra suggestion on find out how to motivate confident habit in school, at paintings and in teenagers, Learned Optimism is either profound and practical–and useful for each section of lifestyles.

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