How to Fix just About Everything

How to Fix  just About  Everything Author Bill Marken
ISBN-10 9780743234689
Release 2002
Pages 551
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More than 550 step-by-step instructions for everything from fixing a faucet to removing mystery stains to curing a hangover.



How to Buy and Sell Just About Everything

How to Buy and Sell  Just About  Everything Author Jeff Wuorio
ISBN-10 1451603924
Release 2010-06-15
Pages 624
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How to Buy & Sell (Just About) Everything The Ultimate Buyer's Guide for Daily Life Don't make another purchase before you buy this ultimate buyer's guide. With more than 550 how-to solutions, these pages are packed with savvy strategies for choosing and locating (and unloading and liquidating) both everyday items and once-in-a-lifetime splurges, with special emphasis on how to find bargains and broker great deals. The clear and friendly information in How To Buy & Sell (Just About) Everything makes any buying or selling decision easy, from selecting baby gear to saving for college, from hawking lemonade to selling your company. Browse these pages to discover how to: Buy a House • Sell a Car • Buy Happiness • Sell Your Old Computer • Buy Mutual Funds • Hire a Butler • Choose a Diamond Ring • Purchase a Tent • Get Breast Implants • Negotiate a Better Credit Card Rate • Buy a Hot Dog Stand • Sell Your Baseball Collection • Outfit a Nursery • Book a Cheap Safari...and much, much more Written and designed in the same easy-to-use format as its predecesors, How To Do (Just About) Everything and How to Fix (Just About) Everything, this invaluable collection includes concise instructions, helpful tips and comparison charts -- everything you need to understand product features, prevent problems and guarantee smart purchasing decisions. This is the only book you need to make the most of your money.



How to Diagnose and Fix Everything Electronic

How to Diagnose and Fix Everything Electronic Author Michael Geier
ISBN-10 9780071744232
Release 2011-01-05
Pages 368
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Master the Art of Electronics Repair In this hands-on guide, a lifelong electronics repair guru shares his tested techniques and invaluable insights. How to Diagnose and Fix Everything Electronic shows you how to repair and extend the life of all kinds of solid-state devices, from modern digital gadgetry to cherished analog products of yesteryear. You'll start by selecting the tools and test equipment you'll need and setting up your workbench. Then, you'll get familiar with components and how they form circuits, stages, and sections of a device. Next, you'll learn how to take a product apart, figure out what's wrong with it, replace components, and reassemble it. Real-world case studies help clarify the topics covered. Tips and tricks for specific devices, such as optical disc players, computers, and video recorders, are also included in this practical resource. Set up a workbench and equip it with tools and test instruments Ensure personal safety and avoid electrical and physical damage to devices Understand electrical units, circuits, and signals Use test equipment, including a digital multimeter, signal generator, frequency counter, and an oscilloscope Repair circuit boards and replace parts Work with components, from capacitors and ICs to transistors and zeners Learn to read block, schematic, and pictorial diagrams Disassemble devices and identify sections and stages Troubleshoot and diagnose to the component level Perform reverse-order reassembly



How to Fix Absolutely Anything

How to Fix Absolutely Anything Author Instructables.com
ISBN-10 9781629142630
Release 2014-05-27
Pages 480
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The one book that shows you how to fix anything anywhere in your home! There are a million things that can go wrong in your home. Faucets leak. Floorboards creak. Paint flakes. Chairs break. With How to Fix Absolutely Anything, you’ll have step-by-step instructions to tackle even the most confounding repairs in your home, including: • Installing a toilet • Replacing the belts on your washer and dryer • Patching up a hole in the wall • Bringing a power adapter back to life • Re-covering chairs • Getting wax out of your carpet • And many more! From changing lightbulbs to fixing a kitchen cabinet hinge, How to Fix Absolutely Anything is a collection of the most indispensible advice and tips from people across the world who face the same problems you do. Hundreds of color photographs and easy-to-follow instructions make this book perfect for all levels of experience. It’s a no-brainer for any homeowner, and the one gift to get any friend, family member, or loved one living on their own for the first time. Broke the microwave handle and don’t know what to do? With How to Fix Absolutely Anything, the solution is only a few pages away.



How to Fix Everything For Dummies

How to Fix Everything For Dummies Author Gary Hedstrom
ISBN-10 9781118054321
Release 2011-03-04
Pages 384
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The fun and easy way to repair anything and everything around the house For anyone who's ever been frustrated by repair shop rip-offs, this guide shows how to troubleshoot and fix a wide range of household appliances-lamps, vacuum cleaners, washers, dryers, dishwashers, garbage disposals, blenders, radios, televisions, and even computers. Packed with step-by-step illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions, it's a must-have money-saver for the half of all homeowners who undertake do-it-yourself projects.



If It s Broke Fix It

If It s Broke  Fix It Author Dan Ramsey
ISBN-10 1592571034
Release 2003
Pages 563
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Explains how to fix almost everything in and around the house, providing detailed instructions and advice on a wide array of items ranging from air conditioners to zippers.



To Save Everything Click Here

To Save Everything  Click Here Author Evgeny Morozov
ISBN-10 9780241957691
Release 2013-03-21
Pages 432
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To Save Everything, Click Here, the new book by the acclaimed author of The Net Delusion, Evgeny Morozov, is a penetrating look at the shape of society in the digital age, of the direction in which the 21st Century may take us, and of the alternate paths we can still choose Our society is at a crossroads. Smart technology is transforming our world, making many aspects of our lives more convenient, efficient and - in some cases - fun. Better and cheaper sensors can now be embedded in almost everything, and technologies can log the products we buy and the way we use them. But, argues Evgeny Morozov, technology is having a more profound effect on us: it is changing the way we understand human society. In the very near future, technological systems will allow us to make large-scale and sophisticated interventions into many more areas of public life. These are the discourses by which we have always defined our civilisation: politics, culture, public debate, morality, humanism. But how will these discourses be affected when we delegate much of the responsibility for them to technology? The temptation of the digital age is to fix everything - from crime to corruption to pollution to obesity - by digitally quantifying, tracking, or gamifiying behaviour. Yet when we change the motivations for our moral, ethical and civic behaviour, do we also change the very nature of that behaviour? Technology, Morozov proposes, can be a force for improvement - but only if we abandon the idea that it is necessarily revolutionary and instead genuinely interrogate why and how we are using it. From urging us to drop outdated ideas of the internet to showing how to design more humane and democratic technological solutions, To Save Everything, Click Here is about why we should always question the way we use technology. 'A devastating exposé of cyber-utopianism by the world's most far-seeing Internet guru' John Gray, author of Straw Dogs 'Evgeny Morozov is the most challenging - and best-informed - critic of the Techno-Utopianism surrounding the Internet. If you've ever had the niggling feeling, as you spoon down your google, that there's no such thing as a free lunch, Morozov's book will tell you how you might end up paying for it' Brian Eno 'This hard-hitting book argues people have become enslaved to the machines they use to communicate. It is incisive and beautifully written; whether you agree with Morozov or not, he will make you think hard' Richard Sennett, author of Together Praise for The Net Delusion: 'Gleefully iconoclastic . . . not just unfailingly readable: it is also a provocative, enlightening and welcome riposte to the cyberutopian worldview' Economist 'A passionate and heavily researched account of the case against the cyberutopians . . . only by becoming "cyberrealists" can we hope to make humane and effective policy' Bryan Appleyard, New Statesman 'Piercing . . . convincing . . . timely' Financial Times Evgeny Morozov is the author of The Net Delusion: The Dark Side of Internet Freedom (which was the winner of the 2012 Goldsmith Book Prize) and a contributing editor for The New Republic. Previously, he was a visiting scholar at Stanford University, a Scwhartz fellow at the New America Foundation, a Yahoo fellow at the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy at Georgetown, and a fellow at the Open Society Foundations. His monthly column on technology comes out in Slate, Corriere della Sera, El Pais, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and several other newspapers. He's also written for the New York Times, The Economist, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and the London Review of Books.



How to Do Everything

How to Do Everything Author
ISBN-10 9780007172306
Release 2003
Pages 688
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This book has the answers to (just about) every question you might have. Whether you need to unclog a sink or wash your cat, you'll find clear, step-by-step instructions on how to do it. We collected 1,001 step-by-step solutions and then added special checklists, calendars, charts and tools that will help you get the job done quickly and easily.



The Art of Fixing Things Principles of Machines and How to Repair Them

The Art of Fixing Things  Principles of Machines  and How to Repair Them Author Lawrence E. Pierce
ISBN-10 146629633X
Release 2011
Pages 161
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Inside this book are over 150 tips and tricks, with illustrations, which focus on the basics of tool use and machines. This book demonstrates ways to make things work longer and techniques to repair them when they break.



What s Wrong with Damn Near Everything

What s Wrong with Damn Near Everything Author Larry Winget
ISBN-10 9781119417071
Release 2017-06-20
Pages 176
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The Pitbull of Personal Development® Takes on Damn Near Everything! Larry Winget does not mince words, and in this latest addition to his straight-talking brand, one of the most iconic leaders of the personal development industry puts down in black and white, What's Wrong with Damn Near Everything! If you think the world is a mess, you already have a lot in common with Larry. The genius and power of his simple approach to turning around the parts of your life that need it has transformed people and businesses all over the world. Now, in this wildly entertaining and informative diagnosis and prescription, he narrows down the singular virus sickening the four most influential aspects in our lives: the people around us, our education system, business, and government. The illness rotting them all out can be blamed on people ignoring their core values. That's personal, and Larry goes there and then some, and that's why countless people have been converted into followers by watching him on television as he regularly appears on varied news programs and by buying enough of his books to put him on the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller lists. His shocking opinions and belly-laughing honesty all come unfiltered. If he offends you—good! You're engaged and really thinking about what's important to you. This single resource enables you to: Take real action to improve what's wrong with your business, family, and life. Get advice you can understand from a non-stop powerhouse coach. What's Wrong with Damn Near Everything! tells you all the simple truths to troubleshooting everyday problems in life and business.



More Sex is Safer Sex

More Sex is Safer Sex Author Steven E. Landsburg
ISBN-10 9781847375988
Release 2008-09-04
Pages 288
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With his long-running 'Everyday Economics' column in Slate and his popular book, The Armchair Economist, Steven Landsburg has been leading the pack of economists who are transforming their science from a drab meditation on graphs and charts into a fascinating window on human nature. Now he's back and more provocative than ever with surprises on virtually every page. In More Sex is Safer Sex, Professor Landsburg offers readers a series of stimulating discussions that all flow from one unsettling fact. Combining the rational decisions of each of us often produces an irrational result for all of us. Avoiding casual sex can actually encourage the spread of diseases. To solve population pressures, we need more people. In his tantalizing, entertaining narrative, Landsburg guides us through these shocking notions by the light of compelling logic and evidence and makes suggestions along the way: Why not charge juries if a convicted felon is exonerated? Why not let firemen keep the property they rescue? As entertaining as it is inflammatory, More Sex is Safer Sexwill make readers think about their decisions in unforgettable ways -- and spark debate over much that we all take for granted.



How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It

How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It Author Patricia Love, Ed.D.
ISBN-10 9780307496027
Release 2009-01-21
Pages 240
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Men are right. The “relationship talk” does not help. Dr. Patricia Love’s and Dr. Steven Stosny’s How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It reveals the stunning truth about marital happiness: Love is not about better communication. It's about connection. You'll never get a closer relationship with your man by talking to him like you talk to one of your girlfriends. Male emotions are like women's sexuality: you can't be too direct too quickly. There are four ways to connect with a man:touch, activity, sex, routines. Men want closer marriages just as much as women do,but not if they has to act like a woman. Talking makes women move closer; it makes men move away. The secret of the silent male is this: his wife supplies the meaning in his life. The stunning truth about love is that talking doesn’t help. Have you ever had this conversation with your spouse? Wife: “Honey, we need to talk about us.” Husband: “Do we have to?” Drs. Patricia Love and Steven Stosny have studied this all-too-familiar dynamic between men and women and have reached a truly shocking conclusion. Even with the best of intentions, talking about your relationship doesn’t bring you together, and it will eventually drive you apart. The reason for this is that underneath most couples’ fights, there is a biological difference at work. A woman’s vulnerability to fear and anxiety makes her draw closer, while a man’s subtle sensitivity to shame makes him pull away in response. This is why so many married couples fall into the archetypal roles of nagging wife/stonewalling husband, and why improving a marriage can’t happen through words. How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It teaches couples how to get closer in ways that don’t require “trying to turn a man into a woman.” Rich in stories of couples who have turned their marriages around, and full of practical advice about the behaviors that make and break marriages, this essential guide will help couples find love beyond words.



How to Test Almost Anything Electronic

How to Test Almost Anything Electronic Author Delton Horn
ISBN-10 0830641270
Release 1993-04-22
Pages 326
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Introduces test equipment and explains how to test current, components, televisions, alignment, and digital circuits



The Everything Fix It Book

The Everything Fix It Book Author Yvonne Jeffery
ISBN-10 1593370466
Release 2004-04-30
Pages 336
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Fixing leaky roofs, replacing broken pipes, and repairing cracks in ceilings can seem daunting to any homeowner. The Everything Fix-It Book takes readers through dozens of everyday fix-it projects, helping them avoid the high cost of professional help while maintaining the safety and value of their investments. This easy-to-follow guide shows how to patch drywall, replace windowpanes, repair furniture, maintain major appliances, and hire a pro for the big jobs without getting taken to the cleaners. This hands-on guide provides expert instruction on how to: Understand the ins and outs of plumbing, electrical, heating, and cooling systems Find the right tools for the job Identify and solve pest problems Make a home energy efficient Know when to call in the pros and how to avoid ripoffs Specially written for the mechanically challenged, The Everything Fix-It Book is the ideal resource to help homeowners prepare for the unexpected.



The Invention of Hugo Cabret

The Invention of Hugo Cabret Author Brian Selznick
ISBN-10 9780545921947
Release 2015-09-15
Pages 544
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Selznick's Caldecott Medal winner and #1 NY Times bestseller is now available in ebook form! Exquisitely produced, it offers a reading experience so unique, you'll want both the print and ebook editions! Orphan, clock keeper, and thief, Hugo lives in the walls of a busy Paris train station, where his survival depends on secrets and anonymity. But when his world suddenly interlocks -- like the gears of the clock he keeps -- with an eccentric, bookish girl and a bitter old man who runs a toy booth in the station, Hugo's undercover life and his most precious secret are put in jeopardy. A cryptic drawing, a treasured notebook, a stolen key, a mechanical man, and a hidden message from Hugo's dead father form the backbone of this intricate, tender, and spellbinding mystery. With 284 pages of original drawings, and combining elements of picture book, graphic novel, and film, Brian Selznick breaks open the novel form to create an entirely new reading experience. Here is a stunning, cinematic tour de force from a boldly innovative storyteller, artist, and bookmaker.



How to Clean Just about Everything

How to Clean Just about Everything Author Reader's Digest (Australia) Pty, Limited
ISBN-10 1876689285
Release 2010-08-01
Pages 440
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The new paperback edition of this classic DIY guide for Australia and New Zealand includes new energy-saving and water-saving advice plus information on eco-friendly DIY materials. A leaking roof, rotting decking, damaged plaster, cracked tiles, jammed window - problems such as these affect every home and its fixtures. This classic DIY guide shows you how to tackle these and many more home repair and maintenance jobs quickly, easily and inexpensively. Save more than $55 by replacing a tap washer yourself instead of calling for a plumber and at least $60 by repairing a broken window. This revised edition also includes best practices and latest tools, techniques and materials, as well as essential information on improving your home's energy efficiency, water-saving devices and eco-friendly DIY materials. It all adds up to a comprehensive guide that will help you get things back in working order.



How to Do Just About Anything

How to Do Just About Anything Author Editors of Reader's Digest
ISBN-10 1606524143
Release 2012-04-12
Pages 384
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Wouldn't it be nice to have a single volume that tells you how to, say, learn the basics of calligraphy, develop an aerobic exercise routine, and increase your computer memory? How to Do Just about Anything gives you all these plus more than 1,200 clearly laid- out directions for everything from home repair and appliance maintenance to answers to etiquette questions. This browser's feast is more than a match for the Internet, with every page serving up something to capture your interest. (Look up Pilot lights and you'll probably find yourself reading about how easy is it to make Pimientos.) A sampling of the things you'll learn to do, organized here by type: Home, garden, and auto Make a simple cushion cover; build and maintain a pond; cut gasoline costs Food and drink Match pasta shapes to sauces; make your own butter; cure a hangover Health and fitness Measure your blood pressure; give CPR; learn Pilates Clothing and grooming Store clothes properly; tie a bow tie; banish dandruff Behavior and etiquette Impress a date; deflect bullying; escape a bore Family matters Draw up a family tree; organize a successful reunion; housetrain a pet Sports and games Make sense of rugby; win at Scrabble; work a cryptic crossword Arts and crafts Draw a face; learn embroidery basics; make silk flowers Nature Identify animal footprints; choose the right campsite; survive an avalanche Electronics and the Web Unfreeze an iPad; start a blog; sell goods on eBay Easy-to-understand instructions (often step-by-step) can turn even the most all-thumbs adult or youngster into an enthusiastic do-it- yourselfer. All told, How to Do Just About Anything is a practical-and highly enjoyable-book for the whole family.