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Once upon a time there was a swimming pool repairman who only had a hundred-dollar bill to pay for a hot dog. He requested his change in lottery tickets and subsequently won $180 million. Strange, but wonderfully true. In this insightful, thoroughly entertaining book, countless similar case studies of "as luck would have it" situations are presented. Interweaving the subjects' own beliefs about their experiences with compelling research on chance, probability, and luck psychology, As Luck Would Have It also includes research on how to prepare for luck, how to deal with it when it arrives, and how to make the choices that will be most beneficial.
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From the bestselling author of The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: the ultimate guide to making impossible choices.
Which would be worse to notice on your dentist's hand: flesh eating bacteria or leprosy? Who would be worse to find in your slipper: a Black Widow spider or a giant centipede? Which would you rather discover in your backyard: a West Nile mosquito or a West African dictator?
Skim or whole milk? Aisle or window seat? Easy. Don Corleone or Darth Vader as your father? Not so much. Welcome to the pinnacle of lose-lose decision-making, courtesy of the bestselling author of The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook. In Bad vs. Worse, readers are presented with a series of impossible choices, as well as the facts, figures, stats, and tips they need to make a decision when the only choices are worse or "worser." Rats or Rambo? Neanderthals or ninjas? In Bad vs. Worse, readers will get to decide between a very big rock and a really hard place.
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What do a stand-up comedian, an extreme skier, a Navy SEAL, a minor league pitcher, a wilderness doctor, and a circus clown have in common?
They are Escape Artists!
For nine years, New York Times bestselling author Joshua Piven has been tracking down and interviewing alligator wrestlers, race car drivers, giant octopus hunters, animal trackers, and treasure hunters. What drives these escape artists to make job choices that are extraordinary, dangerous, or just plain wacky? They don't drop out; they embrace self-fulfillment and personal freedom as they craft a life on the road less traveled-and show all of us how to pursue our own dreams&if we dare.
By following their journeys, you'll learn how you might be able to become an escape artist yourself-and leave the cubicle behind. You'll see how these intrepid adventurers avoided the trap of a job they hated; navigated the issues of money, security, and safety nets; and knew when to make the crucial leap to a better and more enjoyable career.
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Book by Piven, Joshua, Borgenicht, David, Jordan, Sarah
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Book by Chronicle Books LLC Staff, Piven, Joshua, Borgenicht, David
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Face 2004 armed with this indispensable ally from the authors of the best-selling Worst-Case Scenario series.
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Best-seller history repeats itself with this dynamic new "almanac" format that broadens the scope and content of the Worst-Case Scenario handbooks. The Worst-Case Scenario Almanac: History offers step-by-step illustrated scenarios on how to win a joust, survive in a dungeon, and overcome other plights of yesteryear, but the volume also features hundreds of pages of additional and hilarious information in the form of lists (the worst jobs to have during the Industrial Revolution), offbeat profiles (Attila the Hun, Idi Amin), Worst-Case Wisdom (bad advice), descriptions of disasters narrowly averted, and much more. Packed with charts, graphs, maps, and timelines, The Worst-Case Scenario Almanac: History is an invigorating look at all that's gone wrong in the past and the best way to prepare for the future.
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The authors of the phenomenally best-selling Worst-Case Scenario Survival series have taught millions to prepare for the worst but how can readers be sure they're really ready? The Worst-Case Scenario Book of Survival Questions collects hundreds of survival dilemmas and questions designed to test true survival skill and daring. Fifty percent longer than the handbooks, this challenging, interactive, and informative book is packed with survival trivia, expert tips, adventurous situations, and illustrations. Your car is careening toward a 20-foot drop into a river: do you leap from the car immediately, or wait to swim free once it begins to sink? Is it worse to be lost in the jungle during the day or in the desert at night? If you had to perform an emergency tracheotomy, where would you make the incision? In hundreds of multiple-choice quizzes, story problems, and questions, The Worst-Case Scenario Book of Survival Questions provides need-to-know answers to life's unexpected turns for the worst. Also included is a Worst-Case Scenario Aptitude Test (WCSAT), which can be scored at home to ensure optimum readiness. Don't wait until it's too late!
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Based on the immensely popular Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Dating & Sex, this indispensable address book includes tips on how to survive a wide variety of dating dangers-from determining if your date is an axe murderer to dealing with a stuck zipper. Includes pick-up lines, a body language primer, and space to inscribe vital stats on your past dates.
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What's scarier than dating? The potential nightmare scenarios are endless. The guy you can't get rid of, the girl who has had too much to drink, the obsessed ex-lover who shows up . . . you get the picture. The WORST-CASE SCENARIO Little Book for Dating includes step-by-step instructions for getting out of numerous dating disasters. From Defensive Dating to Bedroom Survival Skills, you'll learn more than how to give a good kiss, such as:
* How to Determine If Your Date Is a Con Artist
* How to Escape from a Bad Date
* How to Remove Difficult Clothing
Also included are Useful Excuses and Pickup Lines to Avoid. Whether you are dating or just starting a serious relationship, keep this pocket-size copy with you at all times . . . because you just never know.
There are ten other books in the best-selling WORST-CASE SCENARIO series, as well as calendars, sticky notes, and address books.
Published under license from Chronicle Books, LLC. Worst-Case Scenario and The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook are trademarks of Quirk Productions, Inc. The little books are based on the books The WORST-CASE SCENARIO Survival Handbook, 1999 by Quirk Productions, Inc., and The WORST-CASE SCENARIO Survival Handbook: Dating and Sex, 2001 by Quirk Productions, Inc. All Rights Reserved. First published by Chronicle Books LLC, San Francisco, California, USA.
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Based on the best-selling WORST-CASE SCENARIO Survival Handbook, with more than six million copies in print, this handy pocket-size version prepares you for life's unexpected perils. Would you know what to do if the worst actually happened? How would you survive an earthquake? Would you know what to do if you had to deliver a baby in a taxicab? Step-by-step survival instructions for these scenarios and many more are provided in The WORST-CASE SCENARIO Little Book for Survival:
* How to Identify a Mail Bomb
* How to Survive in the Line of Fire
* How to Fend Off an Alligator
Carry this pocket-size volume with you at all times, because you just never know when you'll need it.
Published under license from Chronicle Books, LLC. Worst-Case Scenario and The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook are trademarks of Quirk Productions, Inc. The little books are based on the books The WORST-CASE SCENARIO Survival Handbook, 1999 by Quirk Productions, Inc., and The WORST-CASE SCENARIO Survival Handbook: Dating and Sex, 2001 by Quirk Productions, Inc. All Rights Reserved. First published by Chronicle Books LLC, San Francisco, California, USA.
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This kit could save your sex life! Be prepared to tackle any bedroom catastrophe. The step-by-step survival instructions in this Worst-Case Scenario Sex Kit will guide you through love's sudden turns for the worse. This kit contains: an aluminum secret-compartment keychain with an 'in case of emergency' vial of massage oil hidden inside, a sheet of glow-in-the-dark stickers, & 15 two-sided cards with Worst-Case Scenario survival tips.
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When you really want to stick it to someone at work, look to these handy sticky notesall you need to be prepared for crises tht lurk outside your cubicle, near copy machines, or on the sales floor.
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How to Wrestle Free From an Alligator: 4. If its jaws are closed on something you want to remove (for example, a limb), tap or punch it on the snout.
Though it's being marketed as a "humorous" title--after all, it's unlikely you'll be called upon to land a plane, jump from a motorcycle to a moving car or win a sword fight--the information contained in The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook is all quite sound. Authors Joshua Piven and David Borgenicht consulted numerous experts in their fields (they're cited at the end of the book) to discover how to survive various and sundry awful events. Parachute doesn't open? Your best bet for survival is to hook your arms through the straps of a fellow jumper's chute--and even then you're likely to dislocate both shoulders and break both legs. Car sinking in water? Open the window immediately to equalise pressure, then open the car door and swim to the surface. Buried in an avalanche? Spit on the snow--it will tell you which direction is really up. Then dig as fast as you can. Each survival skill is explained in simple steps with helpful illustrations. Most stress the need to be prepared--both mentally and physically. For example, to escape from quicksand, you will need to lay a pole on the surface of the quicksand, flop on your back atop the pole and pull your legs out one by one. No pole? No luck. "When walking in quicksand country, carry a stout pole--it will help you get out should you need to."
Hopefully you'll never need to know how to build a fire without matches, perform a tracheotomy or treat a bullet wound. But in the words of Survival Evasion Resistance Escape Instructor "Mountain" Mel Deweese, "You never know." --Sunny Delaney
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The college years are a time of noble pursuit of knowledge, self-bettermentand unending peril! Students are at risk from the moment they receive their acceptance letters. Fortunately, the authors of the phenomenally best-selling Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series have come to the rescue, offering all-new, hands-on, step-by-step instructions for surviving the worst that higher education has to offer, on campus and off. Learn how to identify a party school, engineer a hookup, survive "the spins," and escape a stadium riot. Discover the best way to sleep in class, pass a test you haven't studied for, avoid the "freshman fifteen," and pull an all-nighter. With practical advice for avoiding laundry and identifying unsafe institutional food, along with an appendix of excuses for missed deadlines and a back-up diploma, this is truly required reading for all college studentsand a perfect high school graduation present.
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How to Wrestle Free from an Alligator: 4. If its jaws are closed on something you want to remove (for example, a limb), tap or punch it on the snout.
Though it's being marketed as a humorous title--after all, it's unlikely you'll be called upon to land a plane, jump from a motorcycle to a moving car, or win a swordfight--the information contained in The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook is all quite sound. Authors Joshua Piven and David Borgenicht consulted numerous experts in their fields (they're cited at the end of the book) to discover how to survive various and sundry awful events. Parachute doesn't open? Your best bet for survival is to hook your arms through the straps of a fellow jumper's chute--and even then you're likely to dislocate both shoulders and break both legs. Car sinking in water? Open the window immediately to equalize pressure, then open the car door and swim to the surface. Buried in an avalanche? Spit on the snow--it will tell you which direction is really up. Then dig as fast as you can.
Each survival skill is explained in simple steps with helpful illustrations. Most stress the need to be prepared--both mentally and physically. For example, to escape from quicksand, you will need to lay a pole on the surface of the quicksand, flop on your back atop the pole, and pull your legs out one by one. No pole? No luck. "When walking in quicksand country, carry a stout pole--it will help you get out should you need to."
Hopefully you'll never need to know how to build a fire without matches, perform a tracheotomy, or treat a bullet wound. But in the words of survival evasion resistance escape instructor "Mountain" Mel Deweese, "You never know." --Sunny Delaney
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Forget quicksand and shark attacks, child-rearing is the truly terrifying activity. A screaming baby on an airplane, no diapers (!), monsters hiding in the closet, a long family car trip, the first datethese are the high-risk adventures you need to survive. Fortunately, the authors of the phenomenally best-selling Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series now keep parents safe, from cradle to teens. Hands-on, step-by-step instructions show you how to remove objects stuck in a child's nose or gum stuck in hair, and how to survive endless soccer games, slumber parties, and sleep deprivation. From baby-proofing the house to dealing with a dead pet, from the perils of the play-date to explaining about the birds and the bees, this essential guide tells parents what to really expect when your worst-case scenario is all in the family.
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How to Wrestle Free From an Alligator: 4. If its jaws are closed on something you want to remove (for example, a limb), tap or punch it on the snout.
Though it's being marketed as a "humorous" title--after all, it's unlikely you'll be called upon to land a plane, jump from a motorcycle to a moving car or win a sword fight--the information contained in The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook is all quite sound. Authors Joshua Piven and David Borgenicht consulted numerous experts in their fields (they're cited at the end of the book) to discover how to survive various and sundry awful events. Parachute doesn't open? Your best bet for survival is to hook your arms through the straps of a fellow jumper's chute--and even then you're likely to dislocate both shoulders and break both legs. Car sinking in water? Open the window immediately to equalise pressure, then open the car door and swim to the surface. Buried in an avalanche? Spit on the snow--it will tell you which direction is really up. Then dig as fast as you can. Each survival skill is explained in simple steps with helpful illustrations. Most stress the need to be prepared--both mentally and physically. For example, to escape from quicksand, you will need to lay a pole on the surface of the quicksand, flop on your back atop the pole and pull your legs out one by one. No pole? No luck. "When walking in quicksand country, carry a stout pole--it will help you get out should you need to."
Hopefully you'll never need to know how to build a fire without matches, perform a tracheotomy or treat a bullet wound. But in the words of Survival Evasion Resistance Escape Instructor "Mountain" Mel Deweese, "You never know." --Sunny Delaney
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Filled with dozens of bite-sized essential survival tips, this journal is a must for any adventurer exploring uncharted terrain or simply navigating another day on home turf. This silver reflective journal (which may be used as a signaling device) features plenty of room to write, plus Morse code and signal flag instructions are at the back, just in case. Includes a fluorescent car sticker!
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