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The Old Farmer's Almanac 2020
by Old Farmer's Almanac

Language

English

Pages

304

Publication Date

September 03, 2019

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It’s another new year celebrating everything under the Sun, including the Moon, with <i>The Old Farmer’s Almanac, </i>America’s oldest continuously published periodical! Always timely, topical, and distinctively “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor,” the Almanac has been beloved for centuries by people from all walks of life.<br />  <br /> As the nation’s iconic calendar, the 2020 edition will forecast cultural, culinary, and other life-changing trends; preview notable astronomical events; provide time- and money-saving tips for gardeners of all varieties; set the hook for best fishing days; forecast traditionally 80 percent–accurate weather; and cover a range of related topics, including anniversaries, folklore, husbandry, home remedies, recipes, amusement, contests, and more—too much more to mention—all in the inimitable way it has done since 1792.<br />  
Farmers' Almanac 2020
by Farmers Almanac

Language

English

Pages

200

Publication Date

August 20, 2019

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Before there were search engines, there was the Farmers' Almanac, a reference guide for all ages. Published every year since 1818, this 200-page resource provides 4 seasons of 80-85% accurate weather forecasts and the tools to help you to do your best fishing, gardening, and live a more natural, healthy lifestyle. The best part is, it's stress-free reading with a twist of "Ameri-quirk" that will keep you entertained throughout the year. <br /><br />What's Inside...<br />- Winter Weather! Dive into the much-anticipated 2019-20 winter forecast which we promise will have you shaking and quaking.<br />- Top 10 bugs you can eat (if you really have to). Dig in-some are surprisingly tasty and could help you out of a jam.<br />- 20 Ways to Improve Eye Health in 2020 - an eye-opening list!<br />- Sweet Side of History: Take an historical journey through 200 years of delicious desserts that are sure to make you ditch your diet.<br />- Fabulous Firsts: Speaking of diets, what was the first weight loss diet ever? First UFO sighting? Electric car? 9-1-1 call? We have the list.<br />- Super Fan of Supermoons? Learn the dates and times along with the year's meteor showers so you're in the astronomical know...<br />- DIY Natural Recipes- to combat fleas, melt ice, and soothe sore throats, all using ingredients found right in your pantry.<br />- Recipe Contest: See this year's "a-peeling" secret ingredient and enter to win some cold, hard cash. Plus, who won the quinoa contest?<br />- PLUS: Every edition contains these Farmers' Almanac reader favorites: Gardening by the Moon tasks, Best Days to fish, quit a bad habit, and other tasks; folklore, trivia, words of wisdom, and much much more.
The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2020
by World Almanac

Language

English

Pages

1008

Publication Date

December 10, 2019

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Get thousands of facts at your fingertips with this essential resource.<br /><br /><i>The World Almanac® and Book of Facts</i> is America’s best-selling reference book of all time, with more than 82 million copies sold. For more than 150 years, this compendium of information has been the authoritative source for all your entertainment, reference, and learning needs. The 2020 edition of <i>The World Almanac</i> reviews the biggest events of 2019 and will be your go-to source for questions on any topic in the upcoming year. Praised as a “treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information” by<i> The Wall Street Journal</i>, <i>The World Almanac and Book of Facts </i>will answer all of your trivia needs effortlessly—from history and sports to geography, pop culture, and much more.<br /> <br /> Features include:<br /> <ul> <li><b>Decade in Review:</b> As the ‘teens’ decade closes, take a look at the highlights, low points, and everything-in-between of the past 10 years. From the introduction of Obamacare and iPads in 2010 to “Old Town Road” and the immigration policy debate in 2019, <i>The World Almanac </i>provides a recap of events and puts into perspective just how much has—and hasn’t—changed in the last 10 years.</li> <li><b>2020 Election Preview: </b><i>The World Almanac</i> provides a comprehensive look at the entire 2020 election process, including a calendar of state primaries and caucuses. Also includes 2019 election results for governors’ seats and special congressional elections.</li> <li><b><i>World Almanac</i></b><b> Editors’ Picks: Never Say Die: </b>With Tiger Woods achieving the seemingly impossible in 2019 with his 15th major title—his first Masters win in 14 years—the editors list their favorite major comeback moments from athletes across the sports universe.</li> <li><b>The World at a Glance: </b>This annual feature of <i>The World Almanac </i>provides a quick look at the surprising stats and curious facts that define the changing world.</li> <li><b>Statistical Spotlight: </b>A popular annual graphic feature highlights statistics relevant to the biggest news of the year. These data visualizations provide important context and new perspectives to give readers a fresh angle on key issues.</li> <li><b>The Year in Review: </b><i>The World Almanac</i> takes a look back at 2019 while providing all the information you'll need in 2020. <ul> <li><b>2019—Top 10 News Topics: </b>The editors of <i>The World Almanac</i> list the top stories that held the world's attention in 2019.</li> <li><b>2019—Year in Sports: </b>Hundreds of pages of trivia and statistics that are essential for any sports fan, featuring coverage of the women’s World Cup soccer tournament; a preview of the upcoming 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan; the World Series, improved MLB player stats, and much more.</li> <li><b>2019—Year in Pictures: </b>Striking full-color images from around the world in 2019, covering news, entertainment, science, and sports.</li> <li><b>2019—Offbeat News Stories: </b><i>The World Almanac</i> editors select some of the most unusual news stories of the year.</li> <li><b><i>World Almanac</i></b><b> Editors' Picks: Time Capsule: </b><i>The World Almanac</i> lists the items that most came to symbolize the year 2019, from news and sports to pop culture.</li> </ul> </li> <li><b>New Sections: </b>Reorganized chapters on “Food and Agriculture,” “Educational Statistics,” and “Colleges and Universities” make it easier to find information about subjects like nutrition, student loans, a directory of colleges, and much more.</li> <li><b>Other New Highlights: </b>New statistics on income tax reform, top-grossing movies, biggest YouTube channels, religious populations in the U.S. and worldwide, and much more.</li> </ul>
Stock Trader's Almanac 2020 (Almanac Investor Series)
by Jeffrey A. Hirsch

Language

English

Pages

192

Publication Date

November 11, 2019

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<b>The best data in the business, updated for 2020<br /></b> <p><i>Stock Trader's Almanac 2020</i> provides the cleanest historical data in the business to give traders and investors an advantage in the market. The 2020 edition is consistent with decades of the <i>Stock Trader's Almanac</i> showing you the cycles, trends, and patterns you need to know in order to invest with minimum risk and maximum profit. Updated with the latest numbers, this indispensable guide is organized in a calendar format to provide monthly and daily reminders, including upcoming opportunities to grab and dangers to avoid. Proprietary strategies include the Hirsch Organization's Best Six Months Switching Strategy, the January Barometer, and the Four-Year Presidential Election/Stock Market Cycle, arming you with the tools savvy investors use to achieve their market goals.</p> <p>Trusted by Barron's, The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and other respected market authorities, this indispensable guide has helped generations of investors make smart market moves. This new edition provides the same level of invaluable guidance, with the latest data straight from the vault.</p>
True Crime 2019: Homicide & True Crime Stories of 2019 (Annual Tr...
by , Rebecca Lo

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English

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Publication Date

January 14, 2020

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As we navigate our way into 2020, it’s time to look back at the events that rocked the headlines through 2019. Month by month, chapter by chapter, crime shaped the world, and the world learned that tragedy and terrorism could occur anywhere at any time.<br /><br />Perhaps the most significant event in this book was the Christchurch Mosque shootings, not only because of the horrendous death toll but because it struck a country that had never seen or experienced anything like it before. That sense of safety was gone, and it was apparent that terrorists were everywhere.<br /><br />The death of a serial killer was seen as a welcome relief to many, and even in his final days, he taunted the world with his claims of innocence. Other serial killers were finally caught, and to some, justice couldn’t come fast enough.<br /><br />It was another year of mass killings, and sadly, more school shootings. Will they ever come to an end? There have been a lot of cases where someone has just snapped, taking the lives of others before ending their own.<br /><br />In this book, you will find details of the most serious crimes from 2019 from each corner of the globe. You will be shocked, and you will be saddened, but most of all, you will see that justice does sometimes prevail.<br />
The Witches' Almanac, Standard Edition: Issue 39, Spring 2020 to ...
by The Witches' Almanac

Language

English

Pages

208

Publication Date

December 04, 2019

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<p>Founded in 1971 by Elizabeth Pepper, the art director of Gourmet magazine for many years, <i>The Witches’ Almanac</i> is a witty, literate, and sophisticated publication that appeals to general reads as well as hard-core Wiccans. At one level, it is a pop reference that will fascinate anyone interested in folklore, mythology and culture, but at another, it is the most sophisticated and wide-ranging annual guide available today for the mystic enthusiast.</p><p>Modeled after the <i>Old Farmers’ Almanac</i>, it includes information related to the annual Moon Calendar (weather forecasts and horoscopes), as well as legends, rituals, herbal secrets, mystic incantations, interviews and many a curious tale of good and evil. Although it is an annual publication, much of the content is both current and timeless - not specific to the date range of each issue.</p><p>The theme of Issue 39 (Spring 2020 – Spring 2021) is Stones – the Foundation of Earth. Also included are articles on: Celestial Powers: Lightning Gods, Bolts from the Blue; Gargoyles; How to work with the Spirits of the Land; The Art of Embodying Godforms in Ritual; Holey Stones; Borges Beasts and much more.</p>
The ABC's of LGBT+
by Ashley Mardell

Language

English

Pages

190

Publication Date

November 08, 2016

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<h3><strong>#1 Amazon Bestseller! ─ Are you seeking a deeper understanding of gender identity and sexual identity?</strong></h3><p><strong><em>The ABCs of LGBT+</em></strong> is a #1 Bestselling LGBT book and is essential reading for questioning teens, teachers or parents looking for advice, or anyone who wants to learn how to talk about gender identity and sexual identity. In <em>The ABCs of LGBT+</em>, Ashley Mardell, a beloved blogger and YouTube star, answers many of your questions about:</p><ul><li>lgbt and lgbt+</li><li>gender identity</li><li>sexual identity</li><li>teens in a binary world</li><li>the LGBT family</li><li>and more</li></ul><p><strong>Understanding gender identity and sexual identity:</strong> The 21st Century has seen very positive movement for LGBT+ rights. In the last few years the overturning of DOMA, the SCOTUS ruling in favor of the Marriage Equality Act, American transgender politicians elected to office, and landmark moments such as Apple becoming the most valuable company in the world under the leadership of an openly gay CEO have advanced LGBT awareness and understanding. In a world full of LGBT questions, Mardell’s <em>The ABC’s of LGBT+</em> has the answers.</p><p><strong>The trusted voice of Ashley Mardell:</strong> We are living in a post-binary world where gender fluency and awareness of gender identity and a real understanding of our LGBT family is essential. Ashley Mardell, one of the most trusted voices on YouTube, presents a detailed look at all things LGBT+ in this remarkable book. Along with in-depth definitions, personal anecdotes, helpful infographics, resources, and more; Mardell’s LGBT book is proof it does get better every day in a world where people are empowered by information and understanding. In Mardell’s own words, "This book is also for allies and LGBT+ people simply looking to pack in some extra knowledge… a critical part of acceptance. Learning about new identities broadens our understanding of humanity, heightens our empathy, and allows us different, valuable perspectives.”</p>
Ken Jennings's Trivia Almanac: 8,888 Questions in 365 Days
by Ken Jennings

Language

English

Pages

543

Publication Date

January 15, 2008

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Ken Jennings’s Trivia Almanac is the ingeniously organized book where, for a change, the all-time Jeopardy! champ gets to ask the questions–and where every day of the year will give you the chance to test your trivia mettle.<br /><br />For example–February 21: In 1912, on this day, Teddy Roosevelt coined the political phrase “hat in the ring,” so Ken Jennings fires off a series of “ring” questions. What two NFL quarterbacks have four Super Bowl rings each?* What rings are divided by the Cassini Division?** Also on this date, in 1981, the “goth” music scene was born in London, so here’s a quiz on black-clad icons like Darth Vader, Johnny Cash, and Zorro. Do you know the secret identities of Ivanhoe’s Black Knight*** or Men in Black’s Agent M****? <br /><br />In this ultimate book for trivia buffs and other assorted know-it-alls, the 365 entries feature “This Day in History” factoids, trivia quizzes, and questions categorized by Jennings as “Easy,” “Hard,” and “Yeah, Good Luck.” Topics cover every subject under the sun, from paleontology to mixology, sports feats to Bach suites, medieval popes to daytime soaps. This addictive gathering of facts, oddities, devilishly clever quizzes, and other flights of fancy will make each day a fun and intriguing new challenge.
Bread Baking for Beginners: A Simple Essential Guide to Kneading ...
by David Scott

Language

English

Pages

222

Publication Date

January 07, 2020

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<h1>If you’re interested in learning the fundamentals of baking bread, then Bread Baking for Beginners – A Simple Essential Guide to Kneading and Baking Bread is the ultimate book for you!</h1><p>Author <i>David Scott</i> has been baking and creating his bread masterpieces for decades. He has taken his love for baking bread and written <b>Bread Baking for Beginners</b> so that other people can enjoy the passion, knowledge, and techniques he has been learning for years.</p><p>Inside <b>Bread Baking for Beginners,</b> you’ll discover and learn:</p><li><i>Cooking, frying, baking and what the differences are between them</li><li>The basic knowledge about how to bake bread with yeast and sourdough</li><li>Everything the beginner needs to know about baking bread</li><li>Helpful tips, tricks, and advice for baking bread</li><li>How to choose the right flour for baking and what the different flours do</li><li>Nine excellent tips for baking bread</li><li>What it is that makes a delicious bread so great</li><li>How to bake different types of bread, recipes, and much more!</i></li><p>There is something truly magical about the delicious smell of freshly baking bread wafting throughout the house of a morning. When you first start making your bread, it can be difficult, but after you read <b>Bread Baking for Beginners – A Simple Essential Guide to Kneading and Baking Bread,</b> you’ll be on the right track to making perfect bread every time.</p><p>Once you master making your own bread, you’ll never buy bread from a store ever again! Get yourself a copy of <b>Bread Baking for Beginners</b> now! You’ll never regret it.</p><br /><br />
The Book of the Year 2019 (No Such Thing As a Fish)
by No Such Thing As A Fish

Language

English

Pages

300

Publication Date

October 24, 2019

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<p><b>The Book of the Year is back, with yet another pro-rogues gallery of the most amazing, audacious and absolutely absurd news of 2019.</b></p><p>Once again the fact-finding foursome behind the podcast <i>No Such Thing As A Fish</i> have been newspaper-trawling and website-crawling to create your ultimate guide to the past twelve months.</p><p>Learn which of Donald Trump’s claims are so bizarre they can’t even be fact-checked. Find out why every single French MP received camembert in the post. And get to the bottom of all the improvements made to the Ford company’s robotic bum. All this and much, much more, including the news that:</p><p>· Two tourists planning to visit the Norwegian village of Å, ended up 1,310km away, in Aa.<br />· Five guys were arrested at a branch of Five Guys.<br />· Hollyoaks was partly written by the British government.<br />· The US town of Hell froze over.</p><p>From Assange to Zuckerberg, taking in Cardi B, CCTV, D-Day, and eSports, <i>The Book of the Year</i> is the only book you need to make senseof the year, no matter how senseless it might have seemed.</p>

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