The Complete Idiot's Guide to Journalism

Author: Christopher K. Passante

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440626294

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 336

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An insider helps money-seekers crack their way into Craigslist! For those short on cash, the free website Craigslist provides a wide range of money-making opportunities, from selling personal items to setting up an entrepreneurial business to finding a new job. This guide provides the best strategies, creative ideas, and inside tips for maximizing the selling, buying, and bartering potential on the Craigslist. ? Maximizes opportunities for the over 500 Craigslist sites worldwide ? Over 40 million U.S. users and 12 billion page views each month, the eighth most-viewed English-language site in the world ? MSNBC report: large increase in items sold on Craigslist, even as economy slows ? A unique focus on money-making opportunities and job search capabilities within Craigslist
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Las Vegas

Author: John Hawks,Tom Higgins

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781592578047

Category: Travel

Page: 275

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Taking the guesswork out of planning a vacation to Sin City, a traveler's guide to Las Vegas provides vital information on entertainment venues, hotels, restaurants, shopping, casinos and gambling, landmarks, activities, nearby attractions, and itineraries geared toward different lengths of stay, budgets, and special interests. Original.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Gulf War

Author: Charles Jaco

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780028643243

Category: History

Page: 338

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Discusses the causes, military tactics, battles, and effects of the Persian Gulf War.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Personal Bankruptcy

Author: Lita Epstein

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101195479

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

View: 8239

The essential chapters for those facing Chapter Seven or Chapter Eleven. With the percentage of personal bankruptcies soaring to over 10% nationwide, and the process for filing now more complicated, many are investigating their options. This guide, by a business journalist and bankruptcy expert, offers the reader comprehensive information on: all capters of personal bankruptcy; the most current legal information; and a detailed explanation on filing. ?Jargon-free, pragmatic financial advice ? Clear, complete and up-to-date information about all aspects of personal bankruptcy ? State by state exceptions under new laws ? Complete listing of vital websites to research before filing
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding Mormonism

Author: Drew Williams

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780028644912

Category: Religion

Page: 313

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Highlights the history, traditions, and religious practices of Mormonism, and shows how the group's lifestyle is received by mainstream society.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Alchemy

Author: Dennis William Hauck

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440636125

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 336

View: 9899

More than magic... Where else can one combine chemistry and philosophy to turn base metal into gold while discovering a magical elixir to prolong life? Here's a simple and straightforward guide to alchemy that explains its basic principles. Written by one of the world's few practicing alchemists, it's a concise reference guide that provides easy-to-follow information so that anybody can be a wizard-in-training.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Photography Essentials

Author: Mark Jenkinson

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440636400

Category: Photography

Page: 304

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The focus is on the basics. Presented in concise, intuitive style, this guide has everything amateur photographers need to know to produce great images, whether shooting in digital or film. Best of all, each chapter includes FAQs and full-color visual examples to turn good shots into great shots. Professional photographer Mark Jenkinson shares tips and tricks for: -Understanding how the features and controls affect photographs. -Making the best use of manual, aperture priority, and shutter priority settings. -Shooting moving objects. -Shooting in bright light or nighttime settings. -Adjusting depth of field. -Improving composition and lighting. -Choosing the best format for storing digital images.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Managing Your Money

Author: Robert Heady,Christy Heady,Hugo Ottolenghi

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781592572984

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 346

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Offers advice on creating a long-term financial plan, shopping for insurance and mortgages, managing credit card debt, and establishing a good credit rating.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Global Warming, 2E

Author: Michael Tennesen

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440636281

Category: Science

Page: 352

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Revisiting the most important topic of our time. The rapid warming of the Earth's climate has been a concern for decades. Though many of us understand that temperatures will-on average-rise, the science and the resulting social, economic, and political implications of such a change are far-reaching and complex. This new edition has been completely overhauled, synthesizing the latest information into an easy-to-read reference that provides a fair assessment of climate change, its costs, and even its short-term benefits. ? Covers the newest science and issues surrounding global warming ? Written by a seasoned science/nature journalist
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to 30,000 Baby Names

Author: Marcia Layton Turner,Robbi Hess

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781592574551

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 336

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An entertaining parents' guide to naming their baby features more than 150 lists of popular names in differrent categories, along with an alphabetized name section, name histories and meanings, and information and advice on selecting the perfect name. Original.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide To Managing Your Money, 4th Edition

Author: Christy Heady,Robert Heady

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1615643877

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 368

View: 8608

Expert financial columnist Robert K. Heady and financial writer Christy Heady take readers step-by-step through the process of getting their finances under control. With new, updated content for today's post-boom, cautious climate, this author team gives readers the knowledge they need to succeed. New content includes expanded and updated coverage on debt and expense management; updated and additional information on financial law; and up-to-date data based on forecasts, trends, and projected economic recovery. 3 million people have lost their jobs and Americans are in 'personal' debt to a record total of $2 trillion. All-new and updated content on the latest developments in investing, the economy, and the markets.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Investing Like a Pro

Author: Edward T. Koch,Debra DeSalvo

Publisher: Alpha Books

ISBN: 0028620445

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 330

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Learn how top investment pros make their millions. Included are methods for evaluating which investments are best suited to achieving one's long term goals, tactics for managing risk, descriptions and explanations of sophisticated investment techniques, and model portfolios--plus tips from some of Wall Street's hottest investors.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Organizing Your Life, 5th Edition

Author: Georgene Lockwood

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101460832

Category: Self-Help

Page: 400

View: 5568

The popular guide that makes organizing a breeze. In today's fast-paced, complex society, it's crucial to find ways to increase productivity, simplify, and stay sane. The fifth edition of this highly successful guide emphasizes how organization helps people survive tough times, assists them with life's challenges, and can lead to a happier, more peaceful life. New in this edition are: green organizing; getting things done in the electronic age; and loads of new products that help people organize. - Offers up-to-date information, a reading appendix, and new resources - Fifth edition with an expanded focus on simple living, a popular topic even before the recession, plus green organizing and organizing in the electronic age - Timeless themes of saving money and reducing stress - Download a sample chapter
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Writing Your Family History

Author: Lynda Rutledge Stephenson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780028636443

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 418

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Provides advice on how to research and document one's family history, including preserving oral histories, learning about female ancestors, and navigating genealogical resources, and suggests various ways of presenting one's discoveries.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Finding Mr. Right

Author: Josie Brown,Martin Brown

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101133597

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 336

View: 5913

In a world of Mr. Right Nows, a guide to Mr. Right... Chock full of solid advice, this guide for women offers exercises to help the reader learn more about herself. She then uses that information to recognize mates with compatible qualities. In it are the five myths about Mr. Right, the seven deadly sins that women make while dating, how to spot Mr. Wrong, where to meet Mr. Right, dating DOs and DON'Ts, and much more. From the editors of John Gray's MarsVenus.com and relationship editors of SingleMindedWomen.com
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Backpacking and Hiking

Author: Jason Stevenson

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: N.A

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 344

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Helps anyone prepare and plan for a hiking or backpacking adventure, including how to train, shop and pack for the trip, how to live on the trail and what gear is really necessary.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Cycling

Author: Vic Armijo

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780028629292

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 409

View: 8851

Explores the history of cycling, discusses bike safety and maintenance, and explains how to maintain and repair a bicycle
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Jokes

Author: Larry Getlen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781592575381

Category: Humor

Page: 320

View: 5870

Provides over one thousand five hundred jokes from various comedians, broken down by category and covering such topics as sex, dating, vices, work, and the holidays.
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Stock Investing

Author: Sarah Fisher,Susan Shelly

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101517476

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 400

View: 5194

The keys to financial success and security are just one book away. Investing in the equity or stock market has never been riskier - or more profitable. In The Complete Idiot's GuideĀ® to Stock Investing, veteran Certified Financial Planner Sarah Young Fisher and business writer Susan Shelly lead the novice investor through the often confusing process of investing in the stock market, helping him or her think like a veteran trader. ? Written with the recent market in mind, this book will give strategies that apply to today's investors.
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