Camping For Dummies

Author: Michael Hodgson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118069233

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 384

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You love the great outdoors, but you’re not always sure the great outdoors loves you. You can pitch a tent, start a campfire, build furniture by lashing tree branches together – in theory anyway! But while you may not have gotten your Girl Scout Gold Award, or your Eagle Scout with cluster, you can still enjoy a night out under the stars with those near and dear to you, or even work towards becoming a more serious outdoorsman, right? Sure as a bear lives in the woods, Camping for Dummies shows you how to get out there and enjoy the best Mother Nature has to offer. With the helpful advice this common sense guide provides, you’ll be prepared when it comes to: Destination Gear Shelter Clothing Food Weather Safety Written by journalist Michael Hodgson, veteran of Utah’s Eco-Challenge and numerous other outdoor adventures, Camping for Dummies cuts out gear-head jargon and antiquated methods to give you, plain and simple, what you need to know to make the smart choices that lead to great adventures. You’ll find out: How to tie a bear bag The delicious caveman style for cooking fresh fish The limitations of GPS How to predict the weather by observing birds, frogs, and insects Ten survival essentials How to go canoe, kayak, or bicycle camping What features make a good backpack, boot, and other equipment When and how to bring along children Whether the dictionary definition of “tenderfoot” has your picture next to it or you already consider wilderness your home away from home, you’ll appreciate this handy, concise reference. Full of illustrations, diagrams, and directions for finding additional camping resources, Camping for Dummies is your complete ticket to America’s great outdoors.

Französisch für Dummies

Author: Dodi-Katrin Schmidt,Michelle M. Williams

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527705457

Category: French language

Page: 383

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'Französisch für Dummies' bietet einen leichten und unterhaltsamen Einstieg in die französische Sprache. Zunächst verraten die Autoren, wie Sie französische Wörter richtig aussprechen und betonen und führen Sie auch in die Grundlagen der französischen Grammatik ein. Dann wird es praktisch, denn jedes Kapitel beschäftigt sich mit einer Alltagssituation: Sie lernen, wie Sie sich auf Französisch vorstellen, im Restaurant bestellen oder nach dem Weg fragen. Sie finden sich in einer typischen Büroumgebung wieder und vereinbaren Termine, mieten eine Wohnung an oder buchen eine Flugreise. Aber auch Ihre Freizeit kommt nicht zu kurz: Sie gehen mit Freunden aus, kaufen ein, sprechen über Ihre Hobbys und machen Sport. Dabei nehmen Sie immer die jeweils wichtigsten Sätze, Umschreibungen und Begriffe auf und erhalten nebenbei viele Informationen zum Alltag und zur Kultur in Frankreich. Am Ende jedes Kapitels gibt es kleine Übungen, mit denen Sie Ihre erworbenen Sprachkenntnisse prüfen können. Im Anhang des Buches finden Sie Verbtabellen und ein kleines Französisch-Deutsch-/Deutsch-Französisch-Wörterbuch. Auf der beiliegenden CD gibt es die Dialoge aus dem Buch zum Anhören und Nachsprechen.

Übungsbuch NLP für Dummies

Author: Romilla Ready,Kate Burton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527705341

Category: Neurolinguistisches Programmieren - Aufsatzsammlung

Page: 345

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Ob im Beruf, in der Pädagogik oder im Privatleben - Neuro-Linguistisches Programmieren ist der Schlüssel für besseres Selbstverständnis und gelungene Kommmunikation. Sie erfahren, wie Sie Sprachmuster und Denkweisen Anderer verstehen, Rapport herstellen und Ihre persönliche Einstellung auf Erfolg programmieren. Das "Übungsbuch NLP für Dummies" bietet keine graue Theorie, sondern ist gespickt mit zahlreichen Fallsbeispielen, Übungen und Arbeitsblättern. Damit werden Sie NLP nicht nur verstehen, sondern im Alltag umsetzen.

Sprachführer Englisch für Dummies Das Pocketbuch

Author: Gail Brenner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 352763830X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 256

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"Sprachführer Englisch für Dummies" bietet einen schnellen Überblick über die wichtigsten Wörter und Redewendungen für den Alltag. Jedes Kapitel beschäftigt sich mit einer Alltagssituation: So haben Sie schnell die passenden Sätze parat, wenn Sie sich beispielsweise jemandem vorstellen, im Restaurant bestellen oder nach einer Wegbeschreibung fragen. Dazu bekommen Sie eine kurze Einführung in die Grammatik und Aussprache des Englischen.

Dead River

Author: Cyn Balog

Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0375985786

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 224

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My friends and I are spending prom weekend at a remote wooded cabin on the Dead. The Dead River. I thought it was going to be just us. I was wrong. Nothing is what it seems in this creepy paranormal thriller by Cyn Balog.

French For Dummies, Enhanced Edition

Author: Zoe Erotopoulos,Dodi-Katrin Schmidt,Michelle M. Williams,Dominique Wenzel

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118258258

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 384

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The fast, informal way to learn to speak French - withintegrated audio clips throughout. Listento pronunciations and conversations. French is a beautiful language but quite difficult to learn.Whether you need to learn the language for a French class, or youtravel overseas for business or leisure, this enhanced edition ofFrench for Dummies can help. Written in an easy-to-followformat, with integrated audio clips, it gives you just whatyou need for basic communication in French. The enhanced editionincludes: Expanded coverage of necessary grammar, vocabulary, andpronunciations Useful exercises, practice questions, and amini-dictionary Business, an upcoming class, travel – whatever your reasonfor wanting to learn a new language but don't have time to take aclass, this enhanced edition of French For Dummies can get you wellon your way to becoming fluent in no time!

Coaching Volleyball For Dummies

Author: The National Alliance For Youth Sports

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470533986

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 384

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Your hands-on guide to coaching youth volleyball Have you been asked to coach a youth volleyball team? This friendly, practical guide helps you grasp the basics and take charge on the court. You get expert advice on teaching key skills to different age groups, running safe and effective practices, helping struggling players, encouraging good sportsmanship, and leading your team with confidence during a match. Lay the groundwork for a great season — develop your coaching philosophy, run an effective preseason meeting, and get up to speed on the rules and terminology of the sport Build your team — size up the players, find roles for everyone to succeed in, and coach all different types of kids Teach the basics of volleyball — from serving and passing to setting, attacking, and blocking, instruct your players successfully in all the key elements Raise the level of play — teach more advanced offensive and defensive skills and keep your kids' interest in volleyball going strong Make the moms and dads happy — work with parents to ensure a successful and fun season Score extra points — keep your players healthy and injury free, resolve conflicts, and coach a volleyball club team Open the book and find: Clear explanations of the game's fundamentals An assortment of the sport's best drills The equipment your team needs Player positions and their responsibilities Tips for running fun-filled practices Refinements for your coaching strategies How to meet players' special needs Ten ways to make the season memorable

Matlab für Dummies

Author: Jim Sizemore

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 352780871X

Category: Computers

Page: 416

View: 9037

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Ob Naturwissenschaftler, Mathematiker, Ingenieur oder Datenwissenschaftler - mit MATLAB haben Sie ein mächtiges Tool in der Hand, das Ihnen die Arbeit mit Ihren Daten erleichtert. Aber wie das mit manch mächtigen Dingen so ist - es ist auch ganz schön kompliziert. Aber keine Sorge! Jim Sizemore führt Sie in diesem Buch Schritt für Schritt an das Programm heran - von der Installation und den ersten Skripten bis hin zu aufwändigen Berechnungen, der Erstellung von Grafiken und effizienter Fehlerbehebung. Sie werden begeistert sein, was Sie mit MATLAB alles anstellen können.

Soccer For Dummies

Author: Thomas Dunmore,Scott Murray

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118510658

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 416

View: 7222

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Learn to: Get a handle on soccer rules and regulations Grasp the basic moves and plays Improve dribbling, passing, and other skills Appreciate this popular pastime Learn the basics, improve your game knowledge, and reach your soccer playing goals Do you get a kick out of soccer? Whether you're a youth league player, a soccer parent, or a World Cup fan, here at last is the book you've been waiting for. Now updated with the latest history, stats, and rules of this popular sport, Soccer For Dummies is the ultimate guide to the greatest and most popular sport on the planet. Kick off — get a beginner's history of soccer, from its early days in China to the modern game that's showcased in stadiums and played on soccer fields all across the globe Get to the nitty-gritty — discover the rules of the game, what each player on the field is expected to do, the tactics they employ, and the skills they need to play The biggest sport in the world — explore everything about the professional game of soccer, from the biggest show on earth —the FIFA World Cup — to other international tournaments such as the European Championships, Copa America, and the CONCACAF Gold Cup For fans — find out what you can expect at a professional soccer game, as well as the lowdown on where you can find soccer on television, online, in newspapers, magazines, books, movies, and on DVDs Open the book and find: How soccer is played (and scored) Tips on coaching, how to keep fit, and how to play "the beautiful game" An in-depth look at women's soccer How club soccer is organized across the world Important international and club teams Fun soccer facts and interesting tidbits A look at the game's most fascinating players

Horses For Dummies

Author: Audrey Pavia

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: 9780764551383

Category: Pets

Page: 400

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Horses are amazing, incredible creatures. They’re as breathtakingly beautiful as they are powerful and fast. They’re wild in their souls, yet they gladly give us their hearts. Horses offer people beauty, a connection to nature, and a quiet and dignified companionship that no other animal can provide in the same way. Whether you’re contemplating riding a horse for the first time in your life or wondering how to care for your first horse, this book will be a great help to you. Even experienced riders benefit from the in-depth coverage on riding styles and the wide variety of competitive disciplines. Horses For Dummies can help you understand the horse and how it functions, both physically and mentally. When you know how to communicate what you want to a horse, he’ll do your bidding. You also find out how to care for this amazing creature and to ride with ease. To fit in with the horsey crowd, you find out all about the following and more: The parts of a horse and distinctive markings, such as a star and blaze How the horse sees the world – and humankind Whether horse ownership is really for you at this time in your life, or whether leasing or taking lessons are better options Choosing a horse based on breed, age, or gender Types of horse equipment: Tack, grooming supplies, and riding apparel Recognizing common health problems Brushing up on grooming skills Handling your horse while you are on the ground or in the saddle The best ways to mount and dismount, and how to hold the reins The basics of the different riding disciplines Safety issues If you want to achieve a profound bond with your horse, always put yourself in your horse’s place and try to comprehend the equine experience. Not only will you come to understand and appreciate your horse, but your horse will come to view you as a protector – and will ultimately grow to trust you with his very life.

Relationships For Dummies

Author: Kate M. Wachs

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118069646

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 416

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“Follow the advice of the top romance specialist, and you can’t go wrong.” —Woman’s World “She’s interviewed with Oprah and Phil Donahue, Time, the New York Times, USA Today, the Washington Post, Redbook and Cosmopolitan. Clearly Dr. Kate engages in no false advertising—she’s a nationally acclaimed relationship expert.” —Chicago Tribune Let’s face it, making a relationship work takes patience, perseverance, energy, and an unflagging commitment to maintain a happy healthy relationship. And sometimes, it takes a little help from a wise and knowledgeable friend. Written by celebrated psychologist-matchmaker, Dr. Kate Wachs, Relationships For Dummies is a source of inspiration and ideas on how to find and keep a healthy relationship. Whether you’ve just started dating or have been together with that special someone for years, Dr. Kate can help you: Tell the difference between a healthy and an unhealthy relationship Have a more loving, fun-filled relationship Enjoy a more vibrant and satisfying sex life Work through most relationship problems Find the positive and the fun in every relationship stage Dr. Kate explodes common relationships and compatibility myths that cause people grief, and with the help of insightful quizzes, case studies, and real-life America Online letters Dr. Kate covers all the bases, including: Finding that special someone and knowing if it’s really Mr. or Ms. Right Pacing and nurturing intimacy in the early stages of a relationship When, where, how, and with whom to have sex when dating Knowing when and if it’s time to move in together When and if to get married Keeping psychological and emotional intimacy alive Keeping physical and sexual intimacy alive From compatibility to communication, commitment to connecting in the bedroom, Relationships For Dummies is your total guide to having the relationships you want and deserve.

2005 Online Shopping Directory For Dummies

Author: Barbara Kasser,Frank Fiore

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: 9780764574955

Category: Computers

Page: 672

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People used to go window-shopping; now they go Windows shopping! Online shopping can save you time and money IF you know what you’re doing. That’s where 2005 Online Shopping Directory For Dummies comes in. The first part of the book covers buying from online auctions and ads and “Let the buyer beware” information, reminding you to check out the product or company, check shipping and handling fees, look for secure sites, and more. Then comes the fun part—a listing more than 1,500 selected sites. Get ready to browse—literally. This is more than a directory—it’s a Cybershopper’s dream, with: Sites grouped into 21 categories such as apparel, computers and electronics, babies and children, home and garden, health and beauty, food, malls and mega stores, travel, and more. Icons that rate each site by price, selection, service, convenience, and security A description of each site that includes the URL, company name, types of merchandise, and a paragraph about the e-tailer 2005 Online Shopping Directory For Dummies was written by Barbara Kasser, author of several books on the Internet, and an avid online shopper, and Frank Fiore, author of six eBusiness books and the Online Shopping Guide for About.com. Together, they created a terrific reference with: Extensively cross-referenced indexes so you can find products by company name, product name, keywords, or URL Tips on everything from how to find the best prices to what to do if you have a problem Sites you might never find on your own, like giftsongs.com, ducttapecreations.com, revengeunlimited.com, and more You won’t find shops like that at the mall! Whether you’re a bargain hunter, a collector of German beer steins, a radio-controlled airplane enthusiast, or just a typical shopper, with 2005 Online Shopping Directory For Dummies, you’ll find what you’re looking for plus things you didn’t know existed!

Shopping Online for Canadians for Dummies

Author: Fiorella Grossi,Joseph W. Lowery,Marguerite Pigeon

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: 9781894413053

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

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E-commerce is bound to revolutionize the way you shop. Specialty boutiques and enormous department stores alike are setting up camp on the Internet, and the rules are changing -- take a look at what you need to know and how you can choose to shop Canadian More than a how-to for Canadians, Shopping Online For Canadians For Dummies guides you through the e-commerce explosion on a global scale. Consult this book and . . . Gain an overview of the advantages and opportunities of buying on the Web. Get the straight skinny on Internet security: see what the dangers are and how you're protected. Dive into a category-specific overview of online shopping and see how to research goods before you make a purchase. Understand the pros and cons of buying online from an international vender. Shop for bargains that are available only to online shoppers. Familiarize yourself with customer service systems to track an order, ask questions, or complain about an unsavory online shopping experience.

RV Vacations For Dummies

Author: Harry Basch,Shirley Slater

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: 9780764554438

Category: Travel

Page: 452

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From New England to the Oregon Coast, from Texas to the Tetons, America is full of fascinating and friendly places — and your RV is a great way to get to any one of them. This fun, friendly guide shows you how to get the most out of your RV vacations with fun itineraries and handy tips on: Choose the right route and the right season for travel Picking the RV that will get you where you want to go on a budget you can afford Eating and sleeping comfortably on the road Tying up the loose ends before you leave Planning ahead to take care of special travel needs Tips on fun museums and special getaways for snowbirds Like every For Dummies travel guide, RV Vacations For Dummies includes: Down-to-earth trip-planning advice What you shouldn’t miss — and what you can skip The best restaurants and hotels for every budget Lots of detailed maps

Nostradamus For Dummies

Author: Scarlett Ross

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118070054

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 384

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Nostradamus made simple-a surefire prophecy of success! Michel Notredame, or Nostradamus (1503-1566), was a French physician, astrologer, and prophet whose books of visionary four-line verses have intrigued and beguiled readers for hundreds of years. Now, with this fun and easy guide, everyone can finally get a handle on Nostradamus and his "Centuries" of prophecies, which many people believe to have predicted the French Revolution, the rise of Hitler, the Kennedy assassination, and 9/11, among other events. The book covers Nostradamus's life and beliefs, his use of cryptic language and anagrams, interpretations of his work that link it to specific historical incidents, and critics who are skeptical of his prophecies. It also explores the implications of his work on the past, present, and future, and much more!

Organizing For Dummies

Author: Eileen Roth,Elizabeth Miles

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118053710

Category: House & Home

Page: 408

View: 3545

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What’s the favorite four-letter word of people who are less than fully organized? “Help!” So many technological, social, and economic changes affect your life that you need organization just to keep up, let alone advance. Many people have two jobs – one at the office and one taking care of things at home. If you have a family, you may count that as a third job. Caring for elderly relatives or have community commitments? You can count off four, five, and keep right on going. No matter what life stage you’re in, getting organized can make every day better and help you achieve your long-term goals. Organizing For Dummies is for anyone who wants to Polish his or her professional reputation Experience less stress Increase productivity Build better relationships Maximize personal time Organization isn’t inherited. With the human genome decoded, the evidence is clear: DNA strings dedicated to putting things into place and managing your time like a pro are nonexistent. Instead, organization is a learned skill set. Organizing For Dummies helps you gain that skill with topics such as: Understanding how clutter costs you in time, money, and health Training your mind to be organized and developing a plan Cleaning house, room by room, from basement to attic (including the garage) Creating functional space for efficiency and storage Time-management strategies for home, office, and tavel Scheduling, delegating, and multitasking Making time for your family Managing your health – physical and financial Finding time for love Organizing and cashing in on a great garage sale Getting organized is about unstuffing your life, clearing out the dead weight in places from your closet to your calendar to your computer, and then installing systems that keep the good stuff in its place. Organizing is a liberating and enlightening experience that can enhance your effectiveness and lessen your stress every day – and it’s all yours simply for saying “No” to clutter.

TI-Nspire For Dummies

Author: Jeff McCalla,Steve Ouellette

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118075692

Category: Computers

Page: 384

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The updated guide to the newest graphing calculator from TexasInstruments The TI-Nspire graphing calculator is popular among high schooland college students as a valuable tool for calculus, AP calculus,and college-level algebra courses. Its use is allowed on the majorcollege entrance exams. This book is a nuts-and-bolts guide toworking with the TI-Nspire, providing everything you need to get upand running and helping you get the most out of this high-poweredmath tool. Texas Instruments’ TI-Nspire graphing calculator isperfect for high school and college students in advanced algebraand calculus classes as well as students taking the SAT, PSAT, andACT exams This fully updated guide covers all enhancements to theTI-Nspire, including the touchpad and the updated software that canbe purchased along with the device Shows how to get maximum value from this versatile mathtool With updated screenshots and examples, TI-Nspire ForDummies provides practical, hands-on instruction to helpstudents make the most of this revolutionary graphingcalculator.

Fundamental Analysis For Dummies

Author: Matt Krantz

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470573228

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 384

View: 6591

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How to determine the true strength and stability of any business What's the key to multibillionaire Warren Buffett's five-decade run as the most successful investor in history? Fundamental analysis. Now, Fundamental Analysis For Dummies puts this tried and true method for gauging any company's true underlying value into sensible and handy step-by-step instructions.. In this easy-to-understand, practical, and savvy guide you'll discover why this powerful tool is particularly important to investors in times of economic downturn and how it helps you assess a business's overall financial performance by using historical and present data to forecast its future monetary value. You'll also learn how to use fundamental analysis to spot bargains in the market, minimize your risk, and improve your overall investment skills. Shows how to predict the future value of a business based on its current and historical financial data Helps you guage a company's performance against its competitors Covers evaluation of internal management Reveals how to determine if in a company's credit standing is any jeopardy Applies fundamental analysis to other investment vehicles, including currency, bonds, and commodities Matt Krantz is a writer and reporter for USA TODAY and USATODAY.COM where he covers investments and financial markets Read Fundamental Analysis For Dummies and find the bargains that could make you the next Warren Buffett!