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How to Spot the Next Starbucks, Whole Foods, Walmart, or McDonald's BEFORE Its Shares Explode: A Low-Risk Investment You Can Pretty Much ... to Retire to Florida or the South of France

Mark Tier · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Everyone knows the basic golden rule of investing: "Buy Low, Sell High," but how many of us ever really understand the stock market, how to recognize the "next big thing," and how to capitalize off of it once you do? ...the truth is not many or we'd all be millionaires....
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You Can Do Anything: The Surprising Power of a "Useless" Liberal Arts Education

GEORGE ANDERS · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

In a tech-dominated world, the most needed degrees are the most surprising: the liberal arts Did you take the right classes in college? Will your major help you get the right job offers? For more than a decade, the national spotlight has focused on science and engineering as the only reliable...
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IRAs, 401

TWILA SLESNICK · NOLO
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

Take cash out of your retirement plan while avoiding taxes and penalties If you have a retirement plan, IRAs, 401(k) s & Other Retirement Plans is your comprehensive guide to taking money out of it. Make sense of the complex tax rules governing when you can -- and when you need...
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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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The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone

BRIAN MERCHANT · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

We know the iPhone as the device that transformed our world, changing everything from how we talk to each other and do business, to how we exercise, travel, shop, and watch TV. But packed within its slim profile is the fascinating, untold story of scientific, technological, and business...
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Wild Ride: Inside Uber's Quest for World Domination

Adam Lashinsky · Portfolio
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Fortune writer and bestselling author of Inside Apple's exposé of Uber, the multi-billion dollar Silicon Valley upstart that has disrupted the transportation industry around the world.Uber is one of the most fascinating and controversial businesses in the world, both beloved for its elegant...
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Patent Searching Made Easy: How to do Patent Searches Online and in the Library

David Hitchcock · Nolo
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Patent Searching: An indispensable tool for inventors Patent Searching Made Easy explains how to assess the novelty of an idea and do patent searches at little or no cost, under the recently-adopted first-to-file rules. There's no sense paying thousands of dollars to file a patent...
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Presto!: How I Made Over 100 Pounds Disappear and Other Magical Tales

PENN JILLETTE · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

Penn Jillette's New York Times bestselling account of his "extremely funny and somewhat profane journey to discovering a healthy lifestyle ... that will motivate others to seek weight-loss solutions" (The Washington Post) .More than three hundred and thirty pounds and saddled...
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Fully Connected: Surviving and Thriving in an Age of Overload

Julia Hobsbawm · Bloomsbury Business
Pages: 232
Format: Hardcover

In 1946, the World Health Organization defined health as: "a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity." Until now, no one has defined this third dimension to health, or described strategies to deliver it. This...
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