Date of publication: 2017-08-27 22:27
Lately, I have been exploring the original meaning of the Fourth Amendment, which I am finding to be a fascinating subject. The text of the Fourth Amendment is filled with significant interpretive questions.
The Math Instinct: Why You 8767 re a Mathematical Genius (Along with Lobsters, Birds, Cats, and Dogs) , by Stanford mathematician and NPR 8767 s 8775 Math Guy 8776 Keith Devlin , an accessible, entertaining look at the instinctive math used by dogs, cats, birds, bees and, yes, even humans. Filled with wonderful stories and examples, it offers the inverse message of John Allen Poulos 8767 Innumeracy , by explaining and celebrating the innate math sense of all kinds of animals and giving even the most number-phobic readers greater confidence in their own mathematical abilities. (Thunder 8767 s Mouth Press/Avalon Publishing)
On display from coast to coast and border to border, this traveling art show may be the biggest in the nation . Most certainly, it’s the heaviest.
As Americans personal debt skyrockets, and new bankruptcy laws make it harder than ever to find ones way back to solvency, more and more Americans find themselves facing financial crisis. In Help! I Can 8767 t Pay My Bills: Surviving a Financial Crisis , a readable, accessible volume, CPA Sally Herigstad shows how to get out of debt and on the road to financial security. Having survived a financial crisis herself, Herigstad is familiar with both the emotional and financial issues caused by money problems. (St. Martin 8767 s Press)
Jony Ive 8767 s product designs for Apple have not only made it one of the most valuable companies in the world, they 8767 ve overturned entire industries, from music and mobile phones to PCs and tablets. But for someone who has changed the world as much as he has, little is widely known about Apple 8767 s design chief, who shuns the spotlight and lets his work speak for itself. Now in Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple 8767 s Greatest Products , editor and New York Times bestselling author of Inside Steve 8767 s Brain Leander Kahney takes a rigorous look at a remarkably creative career and offers a unique perspective on how Ive designs killer products that attract fanatically loyal customers. (Portfolio/Penguin)
Is private charity always a good thing? Do large foundations have too much power? Political Scientist Rob Reich of Stanford University talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the power and effectiveness of foundations--large collections of wealth typically created and funded by a wealthy donor. Is such a plutocratic institution consistent with democracy? Reich discusses the history of foundations in the United States and the costs and benefits of foundation expenditures in the present.
Reel Views: The Ultimate Guide to the Best Modern Movies on DVD and Video , by James Berardinelli , is a compendium of reviews by one of America 8767 s best known and most respected independent film critics, whose reviews appear on the Reel Views Web site. In his forward to the book, noted film critic Roger Ebert says 8775 James Berardinelli stands above the crowd. He is opinionated, well-informed and a good writer of literate, intelligent reviews. 8776 (Justin, Charles & Co.)
For the first time, a leading financial adviser has developed a remarkable set of guidelines to give individuals the same kind of objective insight into their personal finances that successful businesses have always had. Your Money Ratios: 8 Simple Tools for Financial Security , by Charles Farrell , helps readers effectively manage debt, invest prudently, and develop a realistic and effective savings plan to ensure both financial success and security. It teaches eight simple ratios to helps simplify many of the complex financial decisions you make each year. Publishers Weekly says 8775 Farrell does a wonderful job of taking the worry and stress out of number anxiety. 8776 (Avery/Penguin)
“Jef Costello is not just an outstandingly great New Right critic he is simply an outstandingly great critic. The Importance of James Bond will help you to look at popular culture with the monocled gaze of a detached higher being. But in the process you will find yourself laughing out loud at his sharp wit and scouring through Netflix for TV shows and movies that you never knew were so essential. This remarkable collection of essays will quickly become the go-to pop-cultural manual for groovy Radical Traditionalists everywhere.”
Studying religion also teaches us a tremendous amount about human sociology: our propensity to split into doctrinally-obsessed clergy and angry-sloganizing laymen, our desire to socialize and especially intermarry with co-religionists, our eagerness to dehumanize outgroups.