'What happens if I drop an ant'? 'What books are bad for you'? 'What percentage of the world's water is contained in a cow'? The Oxbridge undergraduate interviews are infamous for their unique ways of assessing candidates, and from these peculiar enquiries, professors can tell just how smart you really are. John Farndon has collected together 75 of the most intriguing questions taken from actual admission interviews and gives full answers to each, taking the reader through the fascinating histories, philosophies, sciences and arts that underlie each problem.
Tired of the same old picture puzzles? Looking for a new twist on brain teasers? Then try these on for size! These puzzles challenge your ability to perceive and manipulate forms and shapes. Learn to use logical deduction and spatial perception as puzzle-solving weapons! "...true brain food..."--Chicago Tribune.
Trying to do it all, be it all and have it all is exhausting, but it has become normal to expect this from our lives. All too often people push themselves until they burn out, only to find that the things they struggled for were never that important. Less is More shows you how to find more time and energy to enjoy the things in life that really do matter. By making small changes in the way you live, you can simplify your life, reduce your stress and improve your health and happiness.
WordSmart has the answer to better standardized test scores through internalized, long-term knowledge, not test-taking skills. The WordSmart program is based on more than 70 years of research in the field of vocabulary and aptitude by the Johnson O’Connor Research Foundation, Inc. We’ve taken their knowledge of vocabulary improvement and made it into this state-of-the-art program that integrates aspects of all learning styles into a fun, effective, and efficient learning tool. Auto-adjust allows you to let the program define the optimal learning level of each student or set it yourself
The Successful Novelist: A Lifetime of Lessons about Writing and Publishing
David Morrell, bestselling author of First Blood, The Brotherhood of the Rose and The Fifth Profession, distills more than fifty years of writing and publishing experience into this single masterwork of advice and instruction.
A program to develop mastery of vocabulary resources needed for more effective communication in today's world. Vocabulary Workshop, Level C AUDIO-A program to develop mastery of vocabulary resources needed for more effective communication in today's world.