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Wacky Waving Inflatable Tube Guy (RP Minis)

Conor Riordan

The very first of its kind, this miniature Wacky Waving Inflatable Tube Guy is the perfect desktop companion, tiny marketing tool, or hilarious gift!

Finally, the joyous dancing tube man -- who's been featured everywhere from Ricky Martin's stage to Broad City -- is available in a tiny, desk-friendly size.

This box includes:
  • An 18-inch waving tube man with fan in base to make him dance, wiggle, and shake just like the real thing (batteries not included)
  • A 32-page mini book exploring the larger than life (and utterly surprising!) origins of everyone's favorite flailing arm man

PLEASE NOTE: This product can be powered by a 9-volt battery or by a specific AC adapter. (Battery nor AC adapter included with purchase.) Please read and follow the instructions included in the box to ensure optimal performance.

If using a battery:
  • A rechargable Ni-MH battery is recommended for best performance and is a more cost-effective alternative to a common Alkaline (single-use) battery.
  • If using an Alkaline battery, it must be NEW and preferably a PREMIUM brand.
  • DO NOT use a Carbon-Zinc battery (often labeled "Heavy-Duty"). This type of battery cannot produce enough power to operate the motor.
  • To get the most life out of the battery, use in intervals no greater than 5 to 10 minutes. Operating in this manner will yield approximately 45 minutes of use.
  • If your tube guy begins to get stuck in a downward position, it is time to replace the battery or recharge if using a rechargeable battery.
If using an AC adapter, it must follow the below specifications:
  • Input: AC 100-240V (50-60 Hz)
  • Output: DC 9V (1A or 2A)

Baby University Board Book Set: Four Science Board Books for Babies (Baby University Board Book Sets)

Chris Ferrie

The perfect gift for your future genius!

Written by an expert, the Baby University series features colorful, simple introductions to scientific principles and are beloved by babies―and grownups!

Included in this Four-Book Set:
• Quantum Physics for Babies
• Rocket Science for Babies
• General Relativity for Babies
• Newtonian Physics for Babies

This series is the perfect way to introduce basic scientific concepts to even the youngest scientist.

ASVAB Prep Plus 2020-2021: 6 Practice Tests + Proven Strategies + Online + Video (Kaplan Test Prep)

Kaplan Test Prep

Kaplan's ASVAB Prep Plus 2020–2021 features proven strategies and realistic practice for all sections of the ASVAB and AFQT. This edition includes flashcards, expert videos, and an online Quiz Bank with over 250 questions to help you face the test with confidence.

Kaplan is so certain that ASVAB Prep Plus 2020–2021 offers all the knowledge you need to excel at the ASVAB that we guarantee it: After studying with the online resources and book, you'll score higher on the ASVAB—or you'll get your money back.

Get everything in ASVAB Prep 2020–2021, plus two more practice tests, 650 additional practice questions, and flashcards from our all-star team of test experts.

With ASVAB Prep Plus 2020–2021 you can study on the go. Log in from anywhere to watch video lessons, complete quizzes and take practice tests.
The Most Practice
  • Flashcards to help you reinforce important concepts for the technical subtests
  • Six introductory math videos that review basic concepts commonly seen in the Arithmetic Reasoning and Mathematics Knowledge subtests
  • More than 1,850 realistic practice questions with explanations
  • Six full-length ASVAB practice tests with detailed explanations: 3 online and 3 in the book
  • Customize your practice with an online Quiz Bank that lets you select problems by topic and difficulty
  • Tear-out math and verbal study sheets for portable review and an extensive word list to help you build your vocabulary
  • Detailed subject review, including targeted strategies for vocabulary questions and math problem solving
Expert Guidance
  • Comprehensive content review and expert methods for tackling all technical topics: science, electronics, auto/shop, mechanical information, and object assembly
  • Specific strategies for mastering the Computer Adaptive Test format
  • We invented test prep—Kaplan (www.kaptest.com) has been helping students for 80 years. Our proven strategies have helped legions of students achieve their dreams.

The Future Is Faster Than You Think: How Converging Technologies Are Transforming Business, Industries, and Our Lives (Exponential Technology Series)

Peter H. Diamandis, Steven Kotler

From the New York Times bestselling authors of Abundance and Bold comes a practical playbook for technological convergence in our modern era.

In their book Abundance, bestselling authors and futurists Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler tackled grand global challenges, such as poverty, hunger, and energy. Then, in Bold, they chronicled the use of exponential technologies that allowed the emergence of powerful new entrepreneurs. Now the bestselling authors are back with The Future Is Faster Than You Think, a blueprint for how our world will change in response to the next ten years of rapid technological disruption.

Technology is accelerating far more quickly than anyone could have imagined. During the next decade, we will experience more upheaval and create more wealth than we have in the past hundred years. In this gripping and insightful roadmap to our near future, Diamandis and Kotler investigate how wave after wave of exponentially accelerating technologies will impact both our daily lives and society as a whole. What happens as AI, robotics, virtual reality, digital biology, and sensors crash into 3D printing, blockchain, and global gigabit networks? How will these convergences transform today’s legacy industries? What will happen to the way we raise our kids, govern our nations, and care for our planet?

Diamandis, a space-entrepreneur-turned-innovation-pioneer, and Kotler, bestselling author and peak performance expert, probe the science of technological convergence and how it will reinvent every part of our lives—transportation, retail, advertising, education, health, entertainment, food, and finance—taking humanity into uncharted territories and reimagining the world as we know it.

As indispensable as it is gripping, The Future Is Faster Than You Think provides a prescient look at our impending future.

Ugly's Electrical References, 2020 Edition

Charles R. Miller

Ugly’s Electrical References, 2020 Edition is the gold standard on-the-job reference tool of choice for electrical industry professionals.

Offering the most pertinent, up-to-date information used by electricians, including: updated NEC code and table change information, mathematical formulas, NEMA wiring configurations, conduit bending guide, ampacity and conduit fill information, transformer and control circuit wiring diagrams, and conversion tables.

New Features of this Edition:
• Updated to reflect changes to the 2020 National Electrical Code (NEC)
• Expanded coverage of the following topics:
o Junction Box size calculations
o Selecting, testing, and using multimeters to measure voltage, resistance, and current
o Selecting, testing, and using a clamp-on ammeter to measure current
o Selecting, testing, and using a non-contact voltage tester

FAR/AIM 2020: Federal Aviation Regulations/Aeronautical Information Manual (FAR/AIM Series)

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)/Aviation Supplies & Academics (ASA)

ASA has built a reputation for providing the aviation community with the most accurate and reliable FAR/AIM products available. The 2020 FAR/AIM book continues this tradition, containing complete and up-to-date information from Titles 14 and 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (14 and 49 CFR) pertinent to General Aviation, Sport Pilots and Flight Instructors, combined with the Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM), and a free email subscription service for you to receive updated information as it is released by the FAA. Convenient handbook-sized 6" x 9" format, full-color FAA illustrations.

ASA's FAR/AIM Series has been the standard for printed reference books containing the aviation industry's regulations for more than 30 years. ASA consolidates the FAA regulations and procedures into easy-to-use reference manuals full of information pertinent to pilots, flight crew, and aviation maintenance technicians.

The FAR/AIM includes:

  • Parts 1, 43, 48, 61, 67, 68, 71, 73, 91, 97, 103, 105, 107, 110, 117, 119, 135, 136, 137, 141, 142, NTSB 830, TSA 1552 and the complete AIM
  • Sport Pilot and Transportation Security Administration (TSA) rules
  • FREE updates available online and via email keep readers up-to-speed on regulation changes as they are released throughout the 1-year book lifecycle (sign up on ASA's FAR/AIM Updates page)
  • Pilot/Controller Glossary
  • NASA Aviation Safety Reporting Form
  • 14 CFR and 49 CFR Parts pertinent to General Aviation, Pilots, and Instructors.


Also:

  • The Pilot's Bill of Rights
  • Unabridged text of AIM, including full-color graphics
  • Changes and updates since last edition clearly marked
  • Comprehensive FAR and AIM index.


2020 marks the 80-year anniversary for ASA and the Boeing 307 Stratoliner (cover photo); these aviation legends also share a birthplace in the Seattle, Washington region. The Stratoliner was the world’s first commercial transport aircraft to offer a pressurized cabin allowing for high-altitude flight, the first four-engine airliner in scheduled domestic service, and the first airplane with hydraulically boosted control surfaces. In 1940, as the Stratoliner entered service with Pan American Airways setting new standards for speed and comfort, Aviation Supplies & Academics, Inc. (ASA) began setting the standard for accurate, reliable and trusted training materials and pilot supplies. In its 80-year journey, ASA has evolved to now provide more than 1,000 products serving students, pilots, flight instructors, aviation maintenance technicians, air traffic controllers, career aviators, remote pilots and drone operators.

The Book of Unusual Knowledge

Publications International Ltd.

The Book of Unusual Knowledge is a mammoth 704-page padded hardcover book crammed with a cornucopia of information some useful, others not so much but all of it completely captivating. It's perfect for anyone with a curious mind and a passion for learning.
  • With quirky illustrations and a vast array of articles, anecdotes, lists, and games, this book will provide hours of fascinating reading. It will also expand your knowledge on a range of topics, including the animal kingdom, art, sports, technology, history, politics, the universe, and much, much more.
  • Sample topics include: - Are plastic bags killing sacred cows in India? - Does NASCAR have roots in bootlegging moonshine? - Did Ronald Reagan see not one but two UFOs during his lifetime?

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

John Carreyrou

The Financial Times & McKinsey Business Book of the Year
 
A New York Times Notable Book
A Washington Post Notable Book
 
One of the Best Books of the Year: NPR, San Francisco ChronicleTime, EsquireFortune, Marie Claire, GQ, Mental Floss, Science Friday, BloombergPopular Mechanics, BookRiot, The Seattle Times, The Oregonian, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal

In 2014, Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was widely seen as the next Steve Jobs: a brilliant Stanford dropout whose startup “unicorn” promised to revolutionize the medical industry with its breakthrough device, which performed the whole range of laboratory tests from a single drop of blood. Backed by investors such as Larry Ellison and Tim Draper, Theranos sold shares in a fundraising round that valued the company at more than $9 billion, putting Holmes’s worth at an estimated $4.5 billion. There was just one problem: The technology didn’t work. Erroneous results put patients in danger, leading to misdiagnoses and unnecessary treatments. All the while, Holmes and her partner, Sunny Balwani, worked to silence anyone who voiced misgivings—from journalists to their own employees.

Rigorously reported and fearlessly written, Bad Blood is a gripping story of the biggest corporate fraud since Enron—a tale of ambition and hubris set amid the bold promises of Silicon Valley.

Long Range Shooting Handbook: The Complete Beginner's Guide to Precision Rifle Shooting

Ryan M Cleckner

25% of this book's proceeds will be donated to two military charities: the Special Operation Warrior Foundation and the Sua Sponte Foundation.This book is the complete beginner's guide to long range shooting written in simple every-day language so that it's easy to follow. Included are personal tips and best advice from my years of special operations sniper schooling and experience, and as a sniper instructor. If you are an experienced shooter, this guide will be a resource covering the principles and theory of long range shooting. This is the preliminary book to help you understand fundamental concepts such as MOA vs Mils and external ballistics, that can be like a trusted resource at the range.Learning to shoot long range isn’t that difficult. Once you understand the basics, you can start to master your technique and you’ll be hitting targets in no time. The author has a series of online instructional videos known for their ability to take seemingly complex areas of long range shooting and breaking them down so that they're easy to understand. This book was motivated by the feedback from those videos. The handbook is broken down into three main categories: What it is/How it works, Fundamentals, and How to use it. "What it is/How it works" covers equipment, terminology, and basic principles. "Fundamentals" covers the theory of long range shooting. "How to use it" gives you practical advice on how to implement what you've learned so far to make you a long range shooter.

The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition

William Strunk Jr., E. B. White

You know the authors' names. You recognize the title. You've probably used this book yourself. This is The Elements of Style, the classic style manual, now in a fourth edition. A new Foreword by Roger Angell reminds readers that the advice of Strunk & White is as valuable today as when it was first offered. This book's unique tone, wit and charm have conveyed the principles of English style to millions of readers. Use the fourth edition of "the little book" to make a big impact with writing.
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