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Gastrophysics: The New Science of Eating

Charles Spence · Viking
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The science behind a good meal: all the sounds, sights, and tastes that make us like what we're eating - and want to eat more.Why do we consume 35 percent more food when eating with one other person, and 75 percent more when dining with three? How do we explain the fact that people...
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Trustee's Legal Companion, The: A Step-by-Step Guide to Administering a Living Trust

Liza Weiman Hanks · Nolo
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

Serving as the trustee of a living trust after someone has died can be a big task -- and you probably wonder just where you're supposed to start. The Trustee's Legal Companion contains the help you need to get organized, get moving, and do a good job. You'll learn how to: decide...
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How to Get a Green Card

Ilona Bray · Nolo
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Only a few categories of people are eligible for U.S. green cards (lawful permanent residence) , and many who apply for them are denied. This book helps everyday people figure out whether they match one of the most likely green card categories, such as through family relationships, asylum,...
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Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science

Carey Gillam · Island Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

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The Skeleton Crew: How Amateur Sleuths Are Solving America's Coldest Cases

Deborah Halber · Simon & Schuster; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

Mary Roach meets C.S.I. in this “lively study that’s part whodunit, part sociological study…The result is eminently entertaining and will be devoured by armchair detectives” (Publishers Weekly).Currently, upwards of forty thousand people in America are dead and unaccounted...
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Nolo's Deposition Handbook

Paul Bergman JD · NOLO; Sixth Edition edition
Format: Paperback

Getting deposed? Conducting a deposition? Heres the book you need to take the mystery out of the deposition process and answer questions with confidence. Youll even learn the three golden rules for answering questions and the trick questions lawyers often use to influence testimony. A perfect...
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Barron's CSET, 4th Edition: California Subject Matter Exams for Teachers: Multiple

Robert D. Postman Ed.D · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 576
Format: Print book

The CSET consists of three computer-based multiple-choice subtests. Subtest I tests in reading, language, literature, history, and social science. Subtest II is in science and mathematics; and Subtest III covers visual and performing arts, physical education, and human development. This...
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Seeds on Ice: Svalbard and the Global Seed Vault

Cary Fowler · Easton Studio Pr
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

The remarkable story of the Global Seed Vault - and the valiant effort to save the past and the future of agricultureCloser to the North Pole than to the Arctic Circle, on an island in a remote Norwegian archipelago, lies a vast global seed bank buried within a frozen mountain. At the end of a 130-meter...
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What Your First Grader Needs to Know

E.D. Hirsch Jr. · Random House Publishing Group
Pages: 512
Format: Paperback

Give your child a smart start with the revised and updated What Your First Grader Needs to Know What will your child be expected to learn in the first grade? How can you help him or her at home? How can teachers foster active, successful learning in the classroom? This book answers these...
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Renters' Rights: The Basics

Janet Portman Attorney · NOLO; Eighth Edition edition
Format: Print book

Handle problems with landlords and roommates The landlord ignores your repair requests. Your roommate is always late with his share of the rent. Your upstairs neighbors party all the time. The landlord won't return your security deposit. How can you deal with these problems - and others...
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Nolo's Encyclopedia of Everyday Law: Answers to Your Most Frequently Asked Legal Questions

Shae Irving · Nolo
Pages: 512
Format: Print book

Everything you wanted to know about the law, but couldn't afford to ask. How do I get a collection agency to stop harassing me? What are the pros and cons of the different types of adoption? Do I need a copyright for my YouTube videos? What are my rights when it comes to a noisy neighbor?...
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How to Manage a Contested Divorce in California in 2017: Take Charge of Your Case - In or Out of Court - With or Without an Attorney

Charles Edward Sherman · Nolo Press Occidental
Pages: 278
Format: Paperback

An estimated 70 percent of California divorces encounter problems. This book addresses issues based on the most current law, for both respondents and petitioners. Readers learn to define strategies, protect themselves, negotiate a fair settlement, and handle the case in court. Anyone enduring...
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Make: More Electronics: Journey Deep Into the World of Logic Chips, Amplifiers, Sensors, and Randomicity

Charles Platt · Maker Media, Inc; 1 edition

Want to learn even more about electronics in a fun, hands-on way? If you finished the projects in Make: Electronics, or if you're already familiar with the material in that book, you're ready for Make: More Electronics. Right away, you'll start working on real projects, and you'll...
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Beginner's Guide to Reading Schematics, Third Edition

Stan Gibilisco · McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Pages: 192
Format: Paperback

Translate schematic diagrams into today's cutting-edge electronics Navigate the roadmaps of simple electronic circuits and complex systems with help from an experienced engineer. With all-new art and demo circuits you can build, this hands-on, illustrated guide explains how to understand...
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LLC or Corporation?: How to Choose the Right Form for Your Business

Anthony Mancuso Attorney · NOLO; Sixth edition
Format: Paperback

Decide whether to form an LLC or a corporation -- the most important decision you'll make for your business Your company has grown -- now it's time to upgrade your legal structure to something that will protect you and your assets, as well as provide other benefits. In other words,...
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