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Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why
by Laurence Gonzales

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English

Pages

327

Publication Date

January 10, 2017

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<p><strong>“Unique among survival books . . . stunning . . . enthralling. <em>Deep Survival</em> makes compelling, and chilling, reading.”—<em>Denver Post</em></strong></p><br />Over a decade since its original publication, Laurence Gonzales’s bestselling <em>Deep Survival</em> has helped save lives from the deepest wildernesses, just as it has improved readers’ everyday lives. Its mix of adventure narrative, survival science, and practical advice has inspired everyone from business leaders to military officers, educators, and psychiatric professionals on how to take control of stress, learn to assess risk, and make better decisions under pressure. Now with a new introduction on how this book can help readers overcome any of life’s obstacles, Gonzales’s gripping narrative is set to motivate and enlighten a new generation of readers.
Warnings Unheeded: Twin Tragedies at Fairchild Air Force Base
by Andy Brown

Language

English

Pages

380

Publication Date

November 25, 2016

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<h3><strong>A dangerous patient ... a reckless pilot ... and the men and women who struggled to prevent two fatal tragedies.</strong></h3><br /><h3>On 20 June 1994, a vengeance-seeking gunman opened fire in an Air Force hospital. Despite warnings from his roommates and co-workers. Despite the efforts of mental-health doctors. A sociopath had slipped through the cracks.</h3><br /><h3>Days later, a B-52 bomber crashed during an air-show practice flight. For years, the pilot's aggressive flying had stressed the aging airplane and its crews to the breaking point. Airmen complained to superiors. They refused to fly with the rogue pilot. They predicted the worst air-show disaster in history. But leadership refused to ground him.</h3><br /><h3><strong>Have you ever heard that a killer just snapped? Or that a tragic "accident" was unpredictable?</strong></h3><br /><h3><strong>Read <em>Warnings Unheeded</em> and see the precursors of violence and disaster in this page-turning true story of mental illness, mass murder, and disaster.</strong></h3><br /><p></p><br /><h4>Warnings Unheeded is authored by Andy Brown the Air Force Security Forces airman who ended the killing spree. Brown’s training as an Investigator is displayed in this skillful narrative, densely packed with details garnered from medical records, police reports and first-hand accounts. This book is part of his ongoing effort to share the lessons learned from the tragedies and their aftermath.</h4>
100 Deadly Skills: The SEAL Operative's Guide to Eluding Pursuers...
by Clint Emerson

Language

English

Pages

272

Publication Date

October 13, 2015

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A hands-on, practical survival guide from retired Navy SEAL Clint Emerson—adapted for civilians from actual special forces operations—to eluding pursuers, evading capture, and surviving any dangerous situation.<BR><BR>In today’s increasingly dangerous world, threats to your personal safety are everywhere. From acts of terror to mass shootings, and from the unseen (and sometimes virtual) matrix of everyday crime, danger is no longer confined to dark alleys or unstable regions. Potentially life-threatening circumstances can arise anywhere, anytime, and Clint Emerson—former Navy SEAL—wants you to be prepared.<BR> <BR><i>100 Deadly Skills </i>contains proven self-defense skills, evasion tactics, and immobilizing maneuvers—modified from the world of black ops—to help you take action in numerous “worst case” scenarios from escaping a locked trunk, to making an improvised Taser, to tricking facial recognition software. With easy-to-understand instructions and illustrations, Emerson outlines in detail many life-saving strategies and teaches you how to think and act like a member of the special forces.<BR> <BR>This complete course in survival teaches you how to prevent tracking, evade a kidnapping, elude an active shooter, rappel down the side of a building, immobilize a bad guy, protect yourself against cyber-criminals, and much more—all using low-tech to “no-tech” methods. Clear, detailed, and presented in an easy-to-understand and execute format, <i>100 Deadly Skills</i> is an invaluable resource. Because let’s face it, when danger is imminent, you don’t have time for complicated instructions.
Damn You Weight Loss Plateaus!: 7 Easy Steps to Move Beyond Frust...
by Heather Tucker

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English

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Publication Date

February 12, 2019

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Break through your weight loss plateaus once and for all!<br /><br />Feeling frustrated & discouraged because what was working before just isn’t working anymore? Are you confused because you’ve lost some weight, but now the scale won’t budge? Wondering if you’ll ever break through this damn plateau to finally get to your weight loss goal? Is checking the scale every 5 minutes to see if you’ve lost any more weight starting to feel like that text you’ve been waiting for from that special someone? You feel like you’re killing yourself to make it work, but you just don’t know what to do anymore or if you have what it takes to stay motivated enough to keep going. Should you keep doing the same thing or try something new?<br /><br />Heather Tucker gets it. If you’re anything like her when she started her weight loss journey, you saw really good results in the beginning, but then the numbers on the scale stopped moving. In Damn You Weight Loss Plateaus, Heather shows you how to get past each of your plateaus and stay motivated without the extreme measures of adding more hours at the gym or cutting back on how much food you’re eating.<br /><br />Discover:<br /><br />-The truth behind why you’ve hit another weight loss plateau<br /><br />-Tips & Tricks to breakthrough all your weight loss plateaus<br /><br />-How to stay motivated in your weight loss journey when you want to quit<br /><br />-And more….<br /><br />Don’t let another day go by without finding the answers you need to finally break through your weight loss plateaus. Get your copy today!
Spy Secrets That Can Save Your Life: A Former CIA Officer Reveals...
by Jason Hanson

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English

Pages

264

Publication Date

September 22, 2015

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<b><b>The <i>New York Times</i> bestseller that reveals the safety, security, and survival techniques that 99% of Americans don’t know—but should</b><br /></b><br />When Jason Hanson joined the CIA in 2003, he never imagined that the same tactics he used as a CIA officer for counter intelligence, surveillance, and protecting agency personnel would prove to be essential in every day civilian life.<br /><br /> In addition to escaping handcuffs, picking locks, and spotting when someone is telling a lie, he can improvise a self-defense weapon, pack a perfect emergency kit, and disappear off the grid if necessary. He has also honed his “positive awareness”—a heightened sense of his surroundings that allows him to spot suspicious and potentially dangerous behavior—on the street, in a taxi, at the airport, when dining out, or in any other situation.<br /><br /> In his engaging and empowering book <b>Spy Secrets That Can Save Your Life</b>, Jason shares this know-how with readers, revealing how to:<br /><br /> <br />   •  prevent home invasions, carjackings, muggings, and other violent crimes <br />   •  run counter-surveillance and avoid becoming a soft target <br />   •  recognize common scams at home and abroad <br />   •  become a human lie detector in any setting, including business negotiations <br />   •  gain peace of mind by being prepared for anything instead of uninformed or afraid <br /><br /> With the skill of a trained operative and the relatability of a suburban dad, Jason Hanson brings his top-level training to everyday Americans in this must-have guide to staying safe in an increasingly dangerous world.<br /><br /><br /><i>From the Hardcover edition.</i>
SAS Survival Handbook, Third Edition: The Ultimate Guide to Survi...
by John 'Lofty' Wiseman

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English

Pages

579

Publication Date

November 11, 2014

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<p><strong>The ultimate guide to surviving anywhere, now updated with more than 100 pages of additional material, including a new chapter on urban survival </strong></p><p><strong>"A classic. ... Addresses every conceivable disaster scenario. Don’t leave home without it” <em>—</em><em>Outside</em></strong></p><p>Revised to reflect the latest in survival knowledge and technology, and covering new topics such as urban survival and terrorism, the multimillion-copy worldwide bestseller <em>SAS Survival Handbook</em> by John "Lofty" Wiseman is the definitive resource for all campers, hikers, and outdoor adventurers. From basic campcraft and navigation to fear management and strategies for coping with any type of disaster, this complete course includes:</p><p>Being prepared: Understanding basic survival skills, like reading the weather, and preparation essentials, such as a pocket survival kit.</p><p>Making camp: Finding the best location, constructing the appropriate shelter, organizing camp, staying warm, and creating tools.</p><p>Food: What to eat, what to avoid, where to find it, and how to prepare it.</p><p>First aid: A comprehensive course in emergency/wilderness medicine, including how to maximize survival in any climate or when injured.</p><p>Disaster survival: How to react in the face of natural disasters and hostile situations—and how to survive if all services and supplies are cut off.</p><p>Self-defense: Arming yourself with basic hand-to-hand combat techniques.</p><p>Security: Protecting your family and property from intrusion, break-ins, and theft.</p><p>Climate & terrain: Overcoming any location, from the tropics to the poles, from the desert to the mountains and sea.</p>
When Violence Is the Answer: Learning How to Do What It Takes Whe...
by Tim Larkin

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English

Pages

279

Publication Date

September 05, 2017

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<b><i>In a civilized society, violence is rarely the answer. But when it is-it's the <u>only</u> answer. </i></b><br /><br />The sound of breaking glass downstairs in the middle of the night. <br /><br />The words, "Move and you die." <br /><br />The hands on your child, or the knife to your throat. <br /><br />In this essential book, self-protection expert and former military intelligence officer Tim Larkin changes the way we think about violence in order to save our lives. By deconstructing our assumptions about violence-its morality, its function in modern society, how it <i>actually </i>works-Larkin unlocks the shackles of our own taboos and arms us with what we need to know to prevent, prepare for, and survive the unthinkable event of life-or-death violence. Through a series of harrowing true-life stories, Larkin demonstrates that violence is a tool equally effective in the hands of the "bad guy" or the "good guy"; that the person who acts first, fastest and with the full force of their body is the one who survives; and that each and every one of us is capable of being that person when our lives are at stake. <br /><br />An indispensable resource, <i>When Violence is the Answer</i> will remain with you long after you've finished reading, as the bedrock of your self-protection skills and knowledge. <br /><br />
Dangerous Personalities: An FBI Profiler Shows You How to Identif...
by , Toni Sciarra Poynter

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English

Pages

258

Publication Date

October 07, 2014

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<b>What makes a narcissist go from self-involved to terrifying? In this national bestseller, Joe Navarro, a leading FBI profiler, unlocks the secrets to the personality disorders that put us all at risk. </b><br /><br /><i>“I should have known.”</i><br /><i>“How could we have missed the warning signs?”</i><br /><i>”I always thought there was something off about him.”</i><br /><br />When we wake up to new tragedies in the news every day—shootings, rampages, acts of domestic terrorism—we often blame ourselves for missing the mania lurking inside unsuspecting individuals. But how could we have known that the charismatic leader had the characteristics of a tyrant? And how can ordinary people identify threats from those who are poised to devastate their lives on a daily basis—the crazy coworkers, out-of-control family members, or relentless neighbors?<br /><br />In <i>Dangerous Personalities</i>, former FBI profiler Joe Navarro has the answers. He shows us how to identify the four most common "dangerous personalities"—the Narcissist, the Predator, the Paranoid, and the Unstable Personality— and how to analyze the potential threat level. Along the way, he provides essential tips and tricks to protect ourselves both immediately and in the long-term, as well as how to heal the trauma of being exposed to the destructive egos in our world.
Survive Like a Spy: Real CIA Operatives Reveal How They Stay Safe...
by Jason Hanson

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English

Pages

255

Publication Date

March 06, 2018

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<b>Follow-up to the New York Times bestseller <i>Spy Secrets That Can Save Your Life</i>--revealing high-stakes techniques and survival secrets from real intelligence officers in life-or-death situations around the world</b><br /><br />Everyone loves a good spy story, but most of the ones we hear are fictional. That's because the most dangerous and important spycraft is done in secret, often hidden in plain sight.<br /><br /> In this powerful new book, bestselling author and former CIA officer Jason Hanson takes the reader deep inside the world of espionage, revealing true stories and expert tactics from real agents engaged in life-threatening missions around the world.<br /><br /> With breathtaking accounts of spy missions in Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and elsewhere, the book reveals how to:<br /><br /> * Achieve mental sharpness to be ready for anything<br /> * Escape if taken hostage<br /> * Set up a perfect safe site<br /> * Assume a fake identity <br /> * Master the "Weapons of Mass Influence" to recruit others, build rapport, and make allies when you need them most<br /><br /> With real-life spy drama that reads like a novel paired with expert practical techniques, <i>Survive Like a Spy</i> will keep you on the edge of your seat – and help you stay safe when you need it most.
First Aid Guide 2019 Edition: Highlands First Aid Training Soluti...
by Kiaran Drew

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English

Pages

54

Publication Date

November 15, 2018

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This latest edition first aid guide is written by Kiaran Drew, a former Paramedic with NSW Ambulance Service, and packed with step-by-step first aid advice, from emergency first aid, first aid for babies and children, to the latest guidelines on resuscitation, helping a drowning casualty, and snake bites. <br /><br />First Aid Manual is the basis of material used in the official training in Highlands First Aid's training courses. <br /><br />The Guide contains:<br /> Interactive contents page, simply click on the chapter you wish to go to.<br /> 13 videos showing Signs & Symptoms, and explaining treatments.<br /> CPR, and mnemonics charts, Bites and Stings Management Chart, and the IMIST handover tool.<br /> Poisons chart, explaining the Routes of poisons into the body.<br /> Useful phone contact numbers, including Poisons, and Health Direct.<br /> How to communicate to a 000 operator, including questions you will be asked.<br /> An expanded guide to dealing with Paediatrics, including a Recognition Guide to a sick child.

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