2017 / 2018 ASVAB For Dummies (For Dummies (Lifestyle))

The bestselling enlistment test-prep—newly expanded and improved! Wanna join the military? Your first step is to take the ASVAB—the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery. Your score on this important test helps determine your military career, so if you have a specific job in mind, you need the right score to…

Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words

Have you ever tried to learn more about some incredible thing, only to be frustrated by incomprehensible jargon?  Randall Munroe is here to help.  In Thing Explainer, he uses line drawings and only the thousand (or, rather, “ten hundred”) most common words to provide simple explanations for some of the most…

Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products

How do successful companies create products people can’t put down? Why do some products capture widespread attention while others flop? What makes us engage with certain products out of sheer habit? Is there a pattern underlying how technologies hook us? Nir Eyal answers these questions (and many more) by explaining…

Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping …

“One of the most mesmerizing and important books I’ve read in quite some time. Alter brilliantly illuminates the new obsessions that are controlling our lives and offers the tools we need to rescue our businesses, our families, and our sanity.” —Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Originals and Give and Take Welcome to the…

FAR/AIM 2017: Federal Aviation Regulations / Aeronautical Information Manua…

Now includes the new “Remote Pilot” and “Unmanned Aircraft Systems” regulations (drones), 14 CFR Parts 48 and 107!ASA has built a reputation for providing the aviation community with the most accurate and reliable FAR/AIM products available. The 2017 FAR/AIM book continues this tradition, containing complete and up-to-date information from Titles…

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

“Fascinating…. Lays a foundation for understanding human history.”―Bill Gates In this “artful, informative, and delightful” (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books) book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental factors shaped the modern world. Societies that had had a head start in food production advanced beyond the…

NFPA 70®: National Electrical Code® (NEC®), 2014 Edition

Are you up-to-code? Get the NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE 2014 today! Many new and revised requirements in the NEC 2014 impact residential, commercial, and industrial electrical installations so be sure you are using this new edition which covers the latest requirements on electrical wiring and equipment installation issues. All requirements in…

Ugly’s Electrical References, 2017 Edition

Ugly’s Electrical References, 2017 Edition is the on-the-job reference tool of choice for electrical professionals. Used worldwide by electricians, engineers, contractors, designers, maintenance workers, apprentices, and students Ugly’s contains the most commonly required electrical information in an easy-to-read and easy-to-access format. Updated to reflect the 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC)…