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The history of mathematics is replete with examples of major breakthroughs resulting from solutions to recreational problems. The modern theory of probability arose out of problems of concern to gamblers, for example, and modern combinatorics grew out of various games and puzzles. Despite this track record and a wealth of popular-level books, there remain few conduits for research in recreational mathematics. The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects now returns with an all-new third volume, presenting new research in diverse areas of recreational mathematics.This volume focuses on four areas:…
2. The Butler Speaks: A Return to Proper Etiquette, Stylish Entertaining, and the Art of Good Housekeeping (2016)
Widely considered a world expert in butlering, Charles MacPherson lays out the essentials of household management in this wonderfully illustrated style, entertainment and etiquette guide. For anyone who rents or owns–be it a small urban condo or a lavish country estate–The Butler Speaks has everything you need to simplify, organize and care for your home. Charles the Butler believes that entertaining guests and managing your home should be easy, unstuffy and stress-free. In this comprehensive volume, Charles shares modern etiquette and style tips, all geared to making you more comfortable in…
is the heartwarming story of a burned-out teacher struggling though his fifteenth year of teaching. Through a set of unexpected events, this teacher becomes re-inspired with both his profession and his own life. Woven into this short novel are quotes from world-renown spiritual and philosophical writers who suggest ways for us to face the tough challenges of today’s world. Already in its 16th printing, the book is a favorite among educators and parents. Priced to sell in bulk, administrators and instructors often use the novel as a book study with…
An irreverent spoof of entertainment guides by the authors of Is Martha Stuart Living? offers a wide variety of ingenious and offbeat tips on how to make any occasion unforgettable, including recipes, dinner party plans, and hilarious home projects. Original. $40,000 ad/promo….
5. Entertaining Mathematical Puzzles (1986)
Playing with mathematical riddles can be an intriguing and fun-filled pastime — as popular science writer Martin Gardner proves in this entertaining collection. Puzzlists need only an elementary knowledge of math and a will to resist looking up the answer before trying to solve a problem.Written in a light and witty style, Entertaining Mathematical Puzzles is a mixture of old and new riddles, grouped into sections that cover a variety of mathematical topics: money, speed, plane and solid geometry, probability, topology, tricky puzzles, and more. The probability section, for example, points out that…
6. Entertaining words from the Eastern Shore (1995)
A hilarious compilation of old words and expressions, newly coined words, weird words, strange proper names plus trivia and slang from the Eastern Shore….
In the first edition of the Bancroft Prize-winning Entertaining Satan, John Putnam Demos presented an entirely new perspective on American witchcraft. By investigating the surviving historical documents of over a hundred actual witchcraft cases, he vividly recreated the world of New England during the witchcraft trials and brought to light fascinating information on the role of witchcraft in early American culture. Now Demos has revisited his original work and updated it to illustrate why these early Americans’ strange views on witchcraft still matter to us today. He provides a new preface that puts forth a broader overview of witchcraft…
8. Relais et Chateaux 2014 edition (2014)
Relais & Chateaux is an exclusive collection of 475 of the finest charming hotels andgourmet restaurants in 57 countries. Established in France in 1954, the Association s mission is to spread its unique art de vivre across the globe by selecting outstanding properties with a truly unique character. Furthermore, Relais & Chateaux is also a family of hoteliers and Grands Chefs from all over the world who share a passion for and a personal commitment to ensuring their guests are privy to moments of exceptional harmony, an unforgettable celebration of the senses. From the vineyards in Napa valley to the…
9. Entertaining For Dummies (1997)
From small dinner parties to big-time shindigs, Entertaining For Dummies shows you how to impress and pamper your guests no matter what the occasion. It’s full of fresh, creative ideas and proven tips for creating an unforgettable experience — at your daughter’s sweet sixteen birthday party, a fancy dinner in honor of your boss, or any other get-together. Whether you’re a homemaker in need of creative ideas for your next big party, or a busy professional who needs to impress the boss without spending a bundle, Entertaining For Dummies covers all the bases — from planning, to decorating, to cooking,…
10. How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines, Revised Edition (2014)
A thoroughly revised and updated edition of Thomas C. Foster’s classic guide—a lively and entertaining introduction to literature and literary basics, including symbols, themes and contexts, that shows you how to make your everyday reading experience more rewarding and enjoyable.While many books can be enjoyed for their basic stories, there are often deeper literary meanings interwoven in these texts. How to Read Literature Like a Professor helps us to discover those hidden truths by looking at literature with the eyes—and the literary codes-of the ultimate professional…
11. Fix-It and Forget-It Recipes for Entertaining: Slow Cooker Favorites for All the Year Round (2000)
This book is bursting with absolutely delicious recipes, as well as Tips for Hosting, Menus for Meals with Friends, and Ideas for Go-Alongs that compliment clow cooker dishes. You’ll love cooking, hosting and eating from this treasure of good food….
12. Disney Inspired Recipes: Magic come to life (2019)
Think of the Disney movies you have watched. You remember The Lion King? You remember Cinderella? You remember how they were a great part of you? They are probably still a part of you. Those movies were pretty legendary, and there is only so much time can do to change that.And then you remember the portrayal of food in those Disney movies, and you realize that they are even steps ahead of the legendary status. You remember “Cheese Souffl” from Beauty and the Beast? You remember Corn Dogs in Princess Diaries. Hmmm…Your taste buds are probably working overtime as the images of these food…
(Recorder). This entertaining book/instrument pack features six hits from favorite Disney films. Includes “Reflection” from Mulan and: Beauty and the Beast * Can You Feel the Love Tonight * Under the Sea * A Whole New World * and You’ve Got a Friend in Me….
Satan is tired of God’s public relations campaign against him. So, he decides to go public with his tell-all novel by enlisting the help of a librarian and his media-savvy daughter. Satan’s Book fills in the blanks that God purposely left out. Heaven and Hell might not be ready for the sex, violence, affairs, murders, witchcraft, and abominations that his book threatens to bring to light. See what happens when the lines between good and evil disappear and leave you wondering who is good and who is bad. This book follows the adventures of Adam, Lilith, Eve and their…
15. Rachael Ray’s Open House Cookbook: Over 200 Recipes for Easy Entertaining (2006)
Rachael Ray’s new Open House Cookbook provides a fabulous collection of tempting, easy recipes to entertain a crowd….
Best Entertaining Books: The Ultimate Collection
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Entertaining on a Budget
Author(s): Angel Burns
Publisher: , Year: 2019, Size: 1 Mb, Download: epub
The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects - Volume 3: The Magic of Mathematics
Author(s): Beineke, Jennifer / Rosenhouse, Jason
Publisher: PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS, Year: 2019, Size: 86 Mb, Download: pdf
Tasting Table Cooking with Friends: Recipes for Modern Entertaining
Author(s): Geoff Bartakovics
Publisher: Flatiron Books, Year: 2019, Size: 30 Mb, Download: epub
The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects: The Magic of Mathematics
Author(s): Jennifer Beineke (editor), Jason Rosenhouse (editor)
Publisher: Princeton University Press, Year: 2019, Size: 12 Mb, Download: pdf
Medcomic The Most Entertaining Way to Study Medicine
Author(s): Jorge Muniz
Publisher: Jorge Muniz, Year: 2018, Size: 18 Mb, Download: pdf
Metro Home & Entertaining
Publisher: , Year: 2017, Size: 47 Mb, Download: pdf
The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects: Research in Games, Graphs, Counting, and Complexity
Author(s): Jennifer Beineke, Jason Rosenhouse
Publisher: Princeton University Press, Year: 2017, Size: 84 Mb, Download: pdf
Chess Opening Names: The Fascinating and Entertaining History behind the First Few Moves
Author(s): Nathan Rose
Publisher: Stonepine Publishing, Year: 2017, Size: 3 Mb, Download: epub
The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects Volume 2: Research in Games, Graphs, Counting, and Complexity,
Author(s): Beineke, Jennifer Elaine; Rosenhouse, Jason (eds.)
Publisher: Princeton University Press, Year: 2017, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
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