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The Pocket First-Aid Field Guide: Treatment and Prevention of Out...
by George E. Dvorchak Jr. MD

Language

English

Pages

161

Publication Date

October 06, 2010

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Practical advice for the on-the-go outdoorsman, this field-friendly guide is essential for anyone interested in first-aid preparation and care. Here is advice useful on a hike or for any fishing trip, including step-by-step instructions on dealing with fractures, suturing wounds, treating eyes and ears, managing allergic reactions, and more. With common sense advice, and in a handy, portable package, this is one little book that no one should be without in a campsite or in their forest hideaway.
Bringing Columbia Home: The Untold Story of a Lost Space Shuttle ...
by , Jonathan H. Ward

Language

English

Pages

400

Publication Date

January 23, 2018

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<B>Timed to release for the 15th Anniversary of the <I>Columbia</I> space shuttle disaster, this is the epic true story of one of the most dramatic, unforgettable adventures of our time.</B><BR><BR>On February 1, 2003, <I>Columbia</I> disintegrated on reentry before the nation’s eyes, and all seven astronauts aboard were lost. Author Mike Leinbach, Launch Director of the space shuttle program at NASA’s John F. Kennedy Space Center was a key leader in the search and recovery effort as NASA, FEMA, the FBI, the US Forest Service, and dozens more federal, state, and local agencies combed an area of rural east Texas the size of Rhode Island for every piece of the shuttle and her crew they could find. Assisted by hundreds of volunteers, it would become the largest ground search operation in US history. This comprehensive account is told in four parts:<BR><BR><li> Parallel Confusion<BR><li> Courage, Compassion, and Commitment<BR><li> Picking Up the Pieces<BR><li> A Bittersweet Victory<BR><BR>For the first time, here is the definitive inside story of the <I>Columbia</I> disaster and recovery and the inspiring message it ultimately holds. In the aftermath of tragedy, people and communities came together to help bring home the remains of the crew and nearly 40 percent of shuttle, an effort that was instrumental in piecing together what happened so the shuttle program could return to flight and complete the International Space Station. <B><I>Bringing</I> Columbia <I>Home</B></I> shares the deeply personal stories that emerged as NASA employees looked for lost colleagues and searchers overcame immense physical, logistical, and emotional challenges and worked together to accomplish the impossible.<BR><BR>Featuring a foreword and epilogue by astronauts Robert Crippen and Eileen Collins, and dedicated to the astronauts and recovery search persons who lost their lives, this is an incredible, compelling narrative about the best of humanity in the darkest of times and about how a failure at the pinnacle of human achievement became a story of cooperation and hope.
Simple Survival: The Ultimate Guide to Preparing for Dangerous Si...
by J. W. Meyer

Language

English

Pages

277

Publication Date

February 12, 2019

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<br />The world that we live in is unpredictable and full of hazards that can develop in a moment's notice. Destructive weather, shocking accidents and terrorist acts are part of our reality. The media shows that these things are happening every day. <b>Don't be the one who says it won't happen to me.</b> It's a trap for the weak! <b>Preserving the safety and security for yourself and that of your family is a personal responsibility</b>, and <i><b>Simple Survival</b></i> will equip you with the power to do so.<br /><br />-<b>Are you</b> <b>concerned</b> about safety and security in the turbulence of our uncertain world?<br />-<b>Are you interested</b> in being prepared for potential dangers?<br />-<b>Are you looking</b> for a way to courageously face emergency situations?<br /><br />This survival guide will teach you the <b>valuable knowledge</b> and <b>critical skills</b> that will allow you to confront these complications when they arise. <i><b>Simple Survival</b></i> will give you instruction on prepping for natural disasters, typical emergencies, catastrophic events, and common injuries. The <b>step by step layout</b> of this book will provide<b> simple guidance</b> <b>and procedures</b> that can be used by people of all backgrounds and skill levels-young and old alike.<br /><br />In <i><b>Simple Survival</b></i> you will learn:<br />  <br /><b>How to react</b> to danger with smooth confidence.<br /><b>How to equip</b> yourself with the items that will keep you out of trouble.<br /><b>How to implement</b> crucial wilderness survival techniques.<br /><b>How to find</b> your direction and navigate in unfamiliar terrain.<br /><b>How to handle</b> medical situation and provide proper treatment.<br /><br />Since childhood I have studied and implemented survival techniques into my life. Throughout my adult life, I have been involved with a group of close friends who have taken any survival information that we could find and tested it through trial and error. Practicing these skills has guided me through more problematic circumstances than I can count. As a U.S. Army Airborne Ranger, I fought in multiple combat deployments where I learned a great deal more about this topic. In <i><b>Simple Survival</b></i>, I have compiled <b>information that focuses on the vital and most practical skills that you will need</b>. I take a close look at the common dangers that effect millions every year and show you how to overcome them.<br /><br /><br />Following the advice in <b>this book will build your strengths </b>in these areas and many more. You will see<b> immediate results</b> right from the first chapter and continue to improve with each one that follows.<br /><br /><b>What is stopping you</b> from taking control of the potential risks that face all of us? This is where you will learn to separate yourself from the masses when disaster strikes.<br /><br /><b>DON'T WAIT!</b><br /><b></b><br />Scroll back to the top and click the <b>"Buy Now"</b> button!
Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why
by Laurence Gonzales

Language

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

378

Publication Date

November 25, 2016

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<h3><strong>The true story of a dangerous mental patient, a reckless bomber pilot and the Air Force 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>Four days after the shooting a B-52 bomber crashed during an air-show practice flight. Numerous airmen had complained about the talented but reckless pilot. When leadership refused to ground him the airmen predicted the worst air-show disaster in history.</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 /><h3><strong>Have you ever heard that a killer just snapped? Or that a tragic "accident" was unpredictable?</strong></h3><p></p><br /><h3><strong>***Contains more than 70 photographs and images.***</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 first-hand accounts, medical records, police reports, letters and journals. This book is part of Brown's 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.
When Violence Is the Answer: Learning How to Do What It Takes Whe...
by Tim Larkin

Language

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

Language

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.
Good Pictures Bad Pictures: Porn-Proofing Today's Young Kids
by Kristen A. Jenson

Language

English

Pages

55

Publication Date

November 19, 2018

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Want a natural and comfortable way to talk to your kids about pornography? This newly revised edition of the original bestseller makes that daunting discussion easy! Good Pictures Bad Pictures is a read-aloud story about a mom and dad who explain what pornography is, why it's dangerous, and how to reject it.<br /><br />Featuring easy-to-understand science and simple analogies, this internationally-acclaimed book engages young kids to porn-proof their own brains.<br /><br />With Good Pictures Bad Pictures, your child will never be caught off guard by disturbing videos or peer pressure! The 5-point CAN DO Plan™ teaches kids exactly what to do to protect their young minds when they see pornography.<br /><br />"I am so grateful for this book! It was a great way to talk to my children about pornography without that awkward, uncomfortable feeling." Lisa<br /><br />Parents don't need to wonder what to say--simply read Good Pictures Bad Pictures to your child and move forward with confidence! You can even use this book before beginning the sex talks!<br /><br />Check out these new features in the second edition.<br />"Let's Talk!" discussion questions at the end of each chapter help kids deepen their understanding so they'll be even more prepared to reject pornography.<br />All new Tips for Parents and Caregivers section offers practical advice for raising porn-proof kids in the digital age..<br />The most up-to-date science provides kids with even more powerful arguments against pornography.<br />A beautifully redesigned interior makes it easier and more fun to read!
SAS Survival Handbook, Third Edition: The Ultimate Guide to Survi...
by John 'Lofty' Wiseman

Language

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>

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