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Do you think "math = awesome" is a true statement? After reading this book, you might change your answer to a yes. With "jargon avoidance" in mind, this recreational math book gives you the lowdown on why math is fun, interesting and relevant in today's society. Intended for anyone who is curious about math and where it is circa 2010. This book is less concerned with exploring the mathematical details than it is with exploring the overall impact of various discoveries and insights, and aims to be insightful, cutting edge-y and mathematically rigorous.


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Poor Richard, AN Almanac for Architects and Planners (2013) offered anew proverbs and witticisms about the architecture, urban design and planning of our cities. It was hailed as a “worthwhile”, “hilariously righteous epitome” for its “genius, extraordinary wit, passion for good design, and mastery of the history of planning” in “following both Benjamin Franklin and Ambrose Bierce” (Review by Harold Henderson, Planning Magazine, February 2014 and Foreword by Julia Starr Sanford to Poor Richard, AN Almanac for Architects and Planners). Poor Richard, ANOTHER Almanac for Architects and Planners brings together more common sense proverbs, astute observations, and general rules of thumb for anyone interested in the future of our cities. In doing so, author MARK DAVID MAJOR again draws from a dizzyingly array of sources for inspiration including the artistic movements of Modernism, obscure African, European and Oriental proverbs, and even the Old and New Testaments. These witticisms are often eloquent, sometimes biting, and always insightful; even occasionally bizarre in the absence of deeper thought. They offer a valuable resource for the entire year, daily reminders for everyone involved in the building of our cities about their better angels and warning against the worse demons of human nature. The clear message of Poor Richard, ANOTHER Almanac for Architects and Planners, with foreword by STEVE MOUZON (author of The Original Green), is we can do better for our cities and we must do better for our cities.


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Also by Mark David Major:

Mars Rising

The Persistence of Memory and Other Plays

Everyday Objects

An Infinitesimal Abundance of Color 

Poor Richard, An Almanac for Architects and Planners (Book 1)




Consent to be governed includes rights and responsibilities of the citizenry to ensure that freedom, justice, and equality prevail over narrowed special interests. It can be challenging for citizens to grasp the consequences of their disengagement without knowledge of fundamental democratic principles, purpose and functions of government, and an understanding of America's history. This book addresses constitutional principles, national security, immigration, domestic and global economic issues, foreign affairs, and the Electoral College. The overarching goal is to motivate the reader to become involved in, and remain engaged in, the civic and political process at all levels of government for the common good of the country. The framework was developed, in part, from The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) using the high school assessments for civics, economics, and U.S. History. NAEP's 2010 Civics report found that less than 30% of 4th, 8th, and 12th-grade students were proficient in civics. The Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) administered a 60-question civics literacy exam to 28,000 undergraduate students from more than 80 colleges. The average score was 54%. When ISI tested adults of all ages and educational backgrounds, 71% of them failed.

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Great grandfather is Northern Plains Cree, Misih John Large who, according to my father Joseph Louis Large, was a cousin (either biological or adoptive) of Oneetahminahos (Chief Little Hunter) who signed Treaty No. 6 in 1876 at Fort Pitt, North West Territories. Maternal great, great grand father is Wood Cree, Tustukswes who signed Treaty No. 6 in 1876 at Fort Pitt.


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Everything you need to know about the BLS certification exam so that you can painlessly pass it on your first attempt. 


101 practice questions created by Nurse Michele that simulate the written exam, and cover every possible medical scenario and topic on the BLS certification exam. 


All the information, advice, and guidance you need to pass the entire certification exam. 


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This book masters the formula of making "learning fun!” Its inspiration and driving force is the popular old adage, "you learn something new every day.” The volume follows a unique "daily format,” covers geography, history, and the sciences. It features rebus and word finder puzzles, image identifications (in b/w and color), short stories, questions presented in a number of formats, and many surprises!


Here is a partial list of what you will find:


  • ghost towns
  • famous faces
  • comic strips
  • outline maps
  • U.S. Presidents
  • national flags
  • animal tracks and wildlife photographs
  • leaves
  • noteworthy buildings and structures


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Sybrina's Phrase Thesaurus is a reference tool for anyone with a need to compose unique, descriptive phrases. It's a great tool for creative writers of any genre.


Volume 4 consists of landscapes (plains, hills, mountains, valleys), waterscapes (waterfalls, streams, rivers, ponds) and skyscapes (morning, sunny, cloudy, rain, space, stars) and more. 


Use the phrases as written or read all the suggested phrases in a particular category for inspiration to conquer your writer's block.


See also Volume 1, Volume 2 and Volume 3 in this series.


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