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Making Contact: Jill Tarter and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence

Sarah Scoles · Pegasus Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

For anyone who has ever looked up at the night sky and wondered, "Are we alone?" A brilliant examination of the science behind the search for extraterrestrial intelligence and its pioneer, Jill Tarter, the inspiration for the main character in Carl Sagan's Contact. Jill Tarter...
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Estate Planning Basics

DENNIS CLIFFORD · NOLO
Pages: 232
Format: Paperback

This book provides concise, straightforward, and easy-to-read information about the major components of estate planning - without going into endless detail about arcane options that apply only to the wealthy. Topics include: choosing beneficiaries estate planning by parents with minor...
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8 Ways to Avoid Probate

MARY RANDOLPH · NOLO
Pages: 296
Format: Paperback

By taking some simple steps now, you can spare your family and beneficiaries a lot of time and money. How much? Probate court proceedings after a death can drag on for a year and cost tens of thousands of dollars--money that would otherwise have gone directly to your loved ones. 8 Ways...
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Wernick's Guide to U.S. Immigration and Citizenship

Allan Wernick · Astor + Blue Editions; Updated edition
Format: Print book

Its like hiring your very own immigration lawyer but without the hourly fees. Obtaining your green card, visa, or citizenship can be a time-consuming, challenging, and stressful process. And for decades, nationally renowned Immigration Attorney Allan Wernick has been assisting individuals...
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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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Mass Incarceration on Trial: A Remarkable Court Decision and the Future of Prisons in America

Jonathan Simon · The New Press
Format: Hardcover

For nearly forty years the United States has been gripped by policies that have placed more than 2.5 million Americans in jails and prisons designed to hold a fraction of that number of inmates. Our prisons are not only vast and overcrowded, they are degradingrelying on racist gangs, lockdowns,...
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Best Graduate Schools 2017

U.S. News & World Report, inc. · U.S. News & World Report
Pages: 160
Format: Print book

Whether you are considering an MBA, a law degree, a master's, or a Ph.D., this must-have guide to more than 1,900 U.S. graduate programs can help you find the best one for you -- and the money to pay the bills.Explore U.S. News & World Report's latest exclusive rankings of programs...
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Mindless: Why Smarter Machines are Making Dumber Humans

Simon Head · Basic Books
Format: Hardcover

We live in the age of Computer Business Systems (CBSs) - the highly complex, computer-intensive management programs on which large organizations increasingly rely. In Mindless, Simon Head argues that these systems have come to trump human expertise, dictating the goals and strategies of a wide...
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The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth

MICHIO KAKU · Doubleday
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The #1 bestselling author of The Future of the Mind traverses the frontiers of astrophysics, artificial intelligence, and technology to offer a stunning vision of man's future in space, from settling Mars to traveling to distant galaxies.Formerly the domain of fiction, moving human civilization...
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Wills, Trusts, and Estate Administration

Dennis R Hower · Delmar Cengage Learning
Pages: 616
Format: Paperback

Succeed in your course and your paralegal career with WILLS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATE ADMINISTRATION, 8th Edition. This easy-to-understand text introduces the basics of estate planning and bequeathing property to others through wills and trusts, along with the laws and procedures involved, including...
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Living Trusts for Everyone: Why a Will Is Not the Way to Avoid Probate, Protect Heirs, and Settle Estates

Ronald Farrington Sharp · Allworth
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Living Trusts for Everyone, Second Edition, is the best resource for setting up a living trust. Explaining in specific terms what benefits a trust will have, Ronald Farrington Sharp gives the tools necessary to settle a loved one's trust with no lawyers and no expense.Wills benefit...
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The Best Way to Save for College: A Complete Guide to 529 Plans 2015-2016

Joseph F Hurley · Saving for College
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

The Best Way to Save for College: A Complete Guide to 529 Plans is the ultimate guide for families and professionals looking to plan for the future. With over 100,000 copies sold, it continues to be the number one resource on all 529 programs and other college savings strategies (including...
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Reading letters : designing for legibility

Sofie Beier · BIS
Pages: 181
Format: Book

This title will help type designers create high-legibility typefaces and graphic designers determine the optimal typeface for a given project. 'Reading Letters' is an engaging compilation of knowledge from the design and scientific communities, supplemented by visual examples of legibility.
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Acquittal: An Insider Reveals the Stories and Strategies Behind Today's Most Infamous Verdi cts

Richard Gabriel · Berkley
Format: Hardcover

October 3, 1995. The shocking outcome of the O.J. Simpson trial leaves a nation divided. July 5, 2011. Casey Anthony walks free despite being convicted by millions on cable news and social media.There are times when something as supposedly simple as a just verdict rises to the level of cultural...
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Make: Getting Started with MakerBot

Bre Pettis · Maker Media, Inc; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Ready to join the personal fabrication movement? This hands-on book shows you how to make a wide variety of physical objects with the amazing MakerBot 3D printer.It’s handy when you need a replacement for something lost, broken, or no longer made—like a knob on your stove. You can make...
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