Lucia James

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Regular Expressions Cookbook
Regular Expressions Cookbook
Regular Expressions Cookbook by Jan Goyvaerts and Steven Levithan. Rated 4.1 out of 5 stars, with 46 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the javascript category.
Free Fire: A Joe Pickett Novel
Free Fire: A Joe Pickett Novel
Free Fire: A Joe Pickett Novel by C. J. Box. Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars, with 813 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the c category.
The Choice
The Choice
The Choice by Nicholas Sparks. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars, with 2813 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the Nicholas Sparks category.
Das Leuchten der Stille: Roman (German Edition)
Das Leuchten der Stille: Roman (German Edition)
Das Leuchten der Stille: Roman (German Edition) by Nicholas Sparks and Adelheid Zöfel. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars, with 126 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the Nicholas Sparks category.
By Stephen King - Skeleton Crew (5.4.1986)
By Stephen King - Skeleton Crew (5.4.1986)
By Stephen King - Skeleton Crew (5.4.1986) by Stephen King. Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars, with 8 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the Stephen King category.
The Adoption: A Psychological Thriller
The Adoption: A Psychological Thriller
The Adoption: A Psychological Thriller by Greg Meritt. Rated 4 out of 5 stars, with 262 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the Stephen King category.
King Richard III
King Richard III
King Richard III by William Shakespeare. Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars, with 212 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the Stephen King category.
UN Saco De Huesos (Spanish Edition)
UN Saco De Huesos (Spanish Edition)
UN Saco De Huesos (Spanish Edition) by Stephen King. Rated 4.2 out of 5 stars, with 11 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the Stephen King category.
Java Programming - A Beginner's Course
Java Programming - A Beginner's Course
Java Programming - A Beginner's Course by Noel Kalicharan. Rated 5 out of 5 stars, with 3 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the 'Java programming' category.
Thinking in Java (2nd Edition)
Thinking in Java (2nd Edition)
Thinking in Java (2nd Edition) by Bruce Eckel. Rated 3.9 out of 5 stars, with 108 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the 'Java programming' category.
Hello World!: Computer Programming for Kids
Hello World!: Computer Programming for Kids
Hello World!: Computer Programming for Kids by Warren Sande and Carter Sande. Rated 5 out of 5 stars, with 2 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the 'Python programming' category.
Learning Yii Testing
Learning Yii Testing
Learning Yii Testing by Matteo Pescarin. Rated 4 out of 5 stars, with 1 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the 'PHP programming' category.
Starting Out With Visual Basic (7th Edition)
Starting Out With Visual Basic (7th Edition)
Starting Out With Visual Basic (7th Edition) by Tony Gaddis and Kip R. Irvine. Rated 4.1 out of 5 stars, with 31 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the R programming category.
Linux: Learn Linux FAST!
Linux: Learn Linux FAST!
Linux: Learn Linux FAST! by Gary Mitnick and T. W. Ashworth. Rated 3.3 out of 5 stars, with 17 ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the Julia programming category.
Learn Node.js by Building 6 Projects: Build six practical and instructive Node.js projects
Learn Node.js by Building 6 Projects: Build six practical and instructive Node.js projects
Simply put the book is just awful. I really hate giving anyone a crappy review especially knowing that some level of effort went into the book. However, enough effort was not given by the author...not even close.

I made the mistake of trying to ignore the reviews I found of the book and figured that I could overcome whatever challenges were presented. But that is exactly what you're facing, challenges.

This book had so much potential and it's too bad that it will never reach it. As the author would have to simple start from scratch and actually take more care in both the content presentation and consistency between the code in the book and downloaded examples.

I got this book during a sale from the Packt Publishing website. So as far as money I'm not out nearly anything worth crying about. However, I'm out of something more valuable and that is my time. I went further than I should have in this book and my time is something I can't get back.

Again. The book had a glimpse of potential but the burden on the reader to keep up is just not worth the stretch. Stay away until there is either a revised version or a better project book on the same topic.
Angular JS for Beginners: Your Guide to Easily Learn Angular JS In 7 Days
Angular JS for Beginners: Your Guide to Easily Learn Angular JS In 7 Days
If you are needing this book, you are probably at the point that I was when I got it. Later I learned something about Angular (using the name generically without version information) that I would like to pass on for your sanity.

The original release of Angular (1.0) is now known as Angular JS. When Angular 2 was created, it was a total rewrite. As I heard someone phrase it, they screwed up Angular JS so bad that they couldn't make Angular 2.0 backward compatible. If you need to learn Angular JS, this is a good book. If you need to learn Angular 2.0 or greater (7.0 has been released as of this review) then this book will only confuse you...speaking from experience.

If I should not have included this next part, my apologies. I didn't know better.

On the udemy.com website there is a GREAT Angular 2.0+ course named "Angular 7 (formerly Angular 2) - The Complete Guide" (he recently updated it to include 7.0 changes) by a guy named Maximilian Schwarzmüller. He is German so you have to adjust just a little to his accent but his methodology and content is amazing. I paid $10 for the course. Now that I have been through the course, I would have gladly paid $500.
The Secret Guide To Making Money With Investments: Learn What To Invest In & Have Your Money Work For You (invest like a guru, stocks to riches, stocks to buy in 2020, broths news) (2020 UPDATE)
The Secret Guide To Making Money With Investments: Learn What To Invest In & Have Your Money Work For You (invest like a guru, stocks to riches, stocks to buy in 2020, broths news) (2020 UPDATE)
I cannot believe I wasted almost 3 minutes scan over this. This doesn't tell you anything beside buying ETF and promo his other books.

There is nothing wrong with buying ETF, but that is not how you out perform the market. Buying ETF is speculation. If you want to invest, you have to do with cashflow, AKA buying someone that give you cash, like dividend. Yes, 3 to 5% dividend seen little, but if you have it compound and also a gain of 3 to 5% of capital gain over the long run will out perform speculation in general. Unless you happened to bought Google and Apple from a decade ago
Visionaries: Top 10 Billionaire's Greatest Secrets to Success. (Steve Jobs,Richard Branson,Jeff Bezo,The Walton Family,Mark Zuckerberg,Bill Gates,Elon Musk,Warren Buffet,Michael Bloomberg)
Visionaries: Top 10 Billionaire's Greatest Secrets to Success. (Steve Jobs,Richard Branson,Jeff Bezo,The Walton Family,Mark Zuckerberg,Bill Gates,Elon Musk,Warren Buffet,Michael Bloomberg)
Learning what make these people successful and how they continue to maintain that success left me awed. These 10 billionaires not only climbed to the top of their industries but also became some of the richest people in the world. I feel so inspired on how this book covers about how these people earned the money that they have right now. Some ideas I’ve learned that through determination, grit, and a bit of luck anyone can overcome their circumstances and achieve extraordinary success.
Facebook House: Insider Tales of Mark Zuckerberg and His Empire's Tumultuous First Days
Facebook House: Insider Tales of Mark Zuckerberg and His Empire's Tumultuous First Days
It was fun to read the Facebook House. It's like watching a movie and getting to know Mark, Sean and Dustin more, from their work habits, their typical dressing styles, to what they usually love to eat, all these interesting details while these young, determined, soon-to-be famous kids are just starting out. I love how Judy described her first impression about Mark, how she felt Mark's determination and confidence in his future success the very first time she met him. Something we all need to learn from this young but now very successful and rich man.

The book, like the Facebook House has a very interesting vibe in it. Maybe because I'm just fascinated to read about how famous people started out, or just with the way it is written. Simple, light and fun to read, yet very motivating for people who are starting out to be entrepreneurs like me.
Warren Buffett Management Secrets (Gujarati Edition)
Warren Buffett Management Secrets (Gujarati Edition)
This book will gives you necessary key points about how to make work and relationship productive in professional life and personal life. Majority all points are covered based on Buffet's experience. This book is good for entrepreneurs, management people's, businessman.
Henry Ford's War on Jews and the Legal Battle Against Hate Speech
Henry Ford's War on Jews and the Legal Battle Against Hate Speech
When is Victoria Saker Woeste and Stanford University Press going to turn their concern with "hate speech" on some lesser cartoon cut-out than the long-dead Henry Ford? What about the contemporary rhetorical war on goyim, in which Woeste and fellow thought cops invest exactly zero interest and concern? Take for example the Lakewood, New Jersey yeshiva volume, "Romemut Yisrael Ufarashat Hagalut" ("Jewish Superiority and the Question of Exile"). Quoting from its contents: "The Jew by his source and in his very essence is entirely good. The goy, by his source and in his very essence, is completely evil. This is not simply a matter of religious distinction, but rather of two completely different species." Does anti-goyimite racism qualify as hate speech that must be interdicted?

Let us consider another charming book that has had a considerable influence over the Israeli army, "Torat Hamelech: Dinei Nefashot Bein Yisrael Le'Amim" ("The King's Torah: Laws of Life and Death between Jews and the Nations"). This book contains 230 pages on the halachic perspective on the killing of gentiles. The authors assert that "The prohibition `Thou Shalt Not Murder' applies only `to a Jew who kills a Jew." Torat Hamelech was published by the Od Yosef Chai yeshiva. It has received wide dissemination and the enthusiastic endorsements of prominent rabbis. At the entrance to Moriah, a large Israeli bookstore just yards from the Western Wall, copies of "Torat Hamelech" were displayed with children's books and halachic commentaries. The store manager, who identified himself only as Motti, said the tome has sold "excellently." Other Israeli stores carrying the book include Robinson Books, a well-known, mostly secular bookshop in a hip Tel Aviv shopping district; Pomeranz Bookseller, a major Judaic book emporium near the Ben Yehuda mall in downtown Jerusalem, and Felhendler, a religious store on the main artery of secular Rehovot, home of the Weizmann Institute. Prominent religious figures wrote letters of endorsement that preface the book. This is happening now. It is not a relic of the Great Depression era, like Ford's material.

Here is another quote from "Torat Hamelech": "In any situation in which a non-Jew's presence endangers Jewish lives, the non-Jew may be killed even if he is a righteous Gentile and not at all guilty for the situation that has been created," the authors state. Other books of this tenor include the Lubavitcher-sponsored "Baruch Hagever," which praises the mass murderer who slaughtered 40 Palestinians in Hebron in 1994, and Kahane's "They Must Go," which describes the entire Arab population as "malignant." We could go on, citing, in context (as Woeste does with Ford), quotes from such hallowed texts as the Talmud Bavli, Mishneh Torah, Tanya, and Kitzur Shulchan Aruch. Hopefully, what we have furnished herein will suffice.

When will see a book about the "Rabbis' War on Goyim and the Battle Against Hate Speech"? We could not find "Torat Hamelech" or "Romemut Yisrael Ufarashat Hagalut" in your book decrying hate speech. Why? You seem to be branding a prominent goy (Ford) with the Mark of Cain, while turning a blind eye to the hate speech of Right wing Orthodox rabbis who have signficant influence over the Israeli occupation troops who hold the lives of Palestinians in their hands, at the present time. When will we witness righteous outrage concerning the on-going hate speech associated with the War on Goyim?

[Hoffman is the author of "Judaism Discovered."]
Oprah Winfrey (Zoom In On: Great Women)
Oprah Winfrey (Zoom In On: Great Women)
Oprah Winfrey (Zoom In On: Great Women) by Jennifer Strand. Rated undefined out of 5 stars, with undefined ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the "Oprah Winfrey" category.
Abbey Road (Super Deluxe Edition)
Abbey Road (Super Deluxe Edition)
"The Beatles recording journey had gone through many twists and turns, learning curves and thrilling rides. Here we were--still wondering at the magic of it all." Paul McCartney.

This is another worthwhile anniversary release of a classic Beatles album. The packaging is similar to the "Sgt. Pepper's" and the "White Album" anniversary releases. The thick, glossy slipcase (with complete track list on the back cover) holds an equally thick hardcover book. The front and back inside covers each hold two discs, which are inside glossy cardboard jackets with a track list on the back covers.

The book (with sewn in binding) has a Forward by Paul McCartney, an Introduction by Giles Martin, plus chapters by Beatles historian Ken Howlett--"The Route To Abbey Road", "Track By Track", "The Cover", and "The Arrival Of Abbey Road". David Hepworth has a chapter titled "And In The End". The track by track text (which includes info on the "Sessions" tracks) is usually two pages for each song and is both interesting and informative. Also included are many rare photos from the sessions (including Linda McCartney's photographs), plus repros of handwritten lyrics, recording data sheets, and tape boxes--everything adding to the feel of that time period. The presentation is up to high standards for such an important album as this.

The music. Besides the 2019 mix of the original album, the session tracks too have good sound. If you're familiar with the last reissue of this album, the sound isn't to far from that version to my ears--everything seems to be in the right place in the mix. The 23 outtakes sound every bit as good as the album. The Blue-Ray disc is well worth having--the quality--in Dolby Atmos 5.1 master audio and High Resolution Stereo Mix--is a good addition to this set.

Disc 1 is the original album which is familiar to most all of us so no real comment is needed. Discs 2 and 3 have the outtakes, and this is where the fun begins. The tracks are in chronological order which is a good thing--no guessing about the recording sequence. There's some studio chat from the group and they sound like they're having a good time in the studio--joking around a bit. Several of the outtakes are close to the finished songs in feel as we know them. But there's also some goodies that make these sessions worth hearing.

A few things I like: Included are takes of "I Want You (She's So Heavy)", "Something" (with a different feel from the tune we know), "Old Brown Shoe", "Here Comes The Sun" (also with a different feel from the album track), "Come Together", "Sun King", plus a demo of "Come And Get It" (made famous by that great band Badfinger), and three instrumental tracks--which give insight into how the music came together. Also give a listen to "The Long One" which includes eight shorter songs heard on the album, which gives some perspective on the finished album. But there's other good things included and everyone will have their own favorites--to each his own.

I have to say for me that this album has always been near the top of Beatles albums. It's the one I find myself reaching for unless I need a dose of early Beatles. The outtakes plus a really nice book with informative essays and rare photos makes this another good addition alongside the previous anniversary sets--even at ninety bucks or so--which seems a bit high. But when you slip the book out of its slipcase and see the quality, and when you hear the all the music, the price tag slips back into your head. This is a worthwhile purchase for "Abbey Road" and/ or Beatles fans in general.

And for "Abbey Road" fans, check out Bruce Spizer's latest book about "Abbey Road". It's similar to his other books on the "Sgt. Pepper's" and the "White Album" releases.
The Beatles (Walking Down Street) Music Poster Print - 24X36
The Beatles (Walking Down Street) Music Poster Print - 24X36
There's not too much to say about this, really. Great quality poster, looks fantastic. Nice size, too, very large. Definitely worth what I spent, which I think, including shipping, was under 5 dollars.
I ordered it from a UK location, so they told me it would take a month or so to deliver. I got it in a little less than a week. I'd definitely recommend this to anyone who wanted a poster.

Pros:
Fast Shipping
Quality Poster
Cheap

Cons:
Not really anything
Confrontation
Confrontation
"Confrontation" was released in 1983, posthumously, made up of session material left off the previous two or three albums. There is an understandable patchiness to it, but it still functions as a perfectly credible album. It is not just a collection of demos. It is much better than that.

TRACK LISTING

1. Chant Down Babylon
2. Buffalo Soldier
3. Jump Nyabinghi
4. Mix Up, Mix Up
5. Give Thanks & Praises
6. Blackman Redemption
7. Trench Town
8. Stiff Necked Fools
9. I Know
10. Rastaman Live Up

"Chant Down Babylon" was based on the Rasta chanting tradition, but it is not a chant, like "Rasta Man Chant" from "Burnin'". It is a lilting, energetic, skanking workout - lively and catchy. Its message is one of rejecting the evils of Babylon and the oppressor. "Buffalo Soldier" is a horn-driven, bassy and melodic singalong number that became a huge hit, with its "woy-yo-yo" chorus. Its history lesson is interesting too, the I firs heard it, I had no idea that Jamaicans had been taken to fight in the US army in the early/mid nineteenth century, before emancipation. "Jump Nyabingi" apparently dates from the session for "Kaya", although, to be honest, it sounds far too lively to have sat well among the laid back grooves of that album, which is probably why it stayed on the cutting room floor. There are some strident I-Threes backing vocals and those"one-drop" drum sounds and rimshot that characterised the reggae sound of 77-78, from "Kaya" through to "Survival". "Mix Up, Mix Up" is also from the same period, and his lots of clarinet and synthesised sounds. It sounds a bit incomplete to me, as if the final few touches had never been put on it. Bob's vocal probably needed a re-take, to be honest, but it probably got forgotten about.

"Give Thanks And Praises" is a horn-driven, pumping but slow-paced skank from the "Uprising" sessions. It is a Rasta devotional, and its easy roots groove makes it feel one of the most complete and fulfilled songs on the album. "Blackman Redemption" is another lively corker, with the "cool runnings" line that was used as a film title several years later. "Trench Town" is a comparatively laid-back number that sees Marley singing about washing his hair in the river and "freeing the people with music" (echoing the earlier "Trenchtown Rock" iconic song). Despite is relaxing groove, it still has a big thumping bass and punchy horns.

"Stiff Necked Fools" is a bassy, potent rant from Bob about whoever the stiff-necked fools are against a superb guitar and keyboards backing. The drums on here are awesome too. "I Know" sounds almost like a soul/funk number, with some sweeping synthesised string passages replicating a soul orchestra. It almost sounds like a conscious effort to produce a funky soul single. There are snatches of the "I Shot The Sheriff" riff in there in places, too. As with many previous Marley albums, a "chant" style Rasta song' "Rasta Man Live Up", ends proceedings The chant here is backed by an infectious skank and some great guitar.

"Rastaman live up - kinky man don't give up...". You said it Bob.
Past Masters
Past Masters
Great retrospective look into some of the best work by The Fab Four. These discs portray The Beatles in their earlier years then some of their best latter day recordings. As usual the musicianship and vocals are beautifully done. Disc one: has "Love Me Do," "She Loves You," "I Want To Hold Your Hand" and "She's A Woman." All pretty big hits. The rest of disc one is maybe lesser Beatles tunes, no knock there. Lesser hits by this band would be considered top shelf material by any other band. Disc two: offers "Day Tripper," "We Can Work It Out," "Paperback Writer," "Hey Jude" and "Revolution." All Beatles classics. While I dearly love the early works the latter day Beatles are my favorite. These guys were the best band of all time (IMHO). And they're not even my number one band. Combining musical and vocal brilliance adding quality lyrics makes this band hard to beat.
Satchmo: Ambassador Of Jazz [4 CD Limited Edition]
Satchmo: Ambassador Of Jazz [4 CD Limited Edition]
This excellent box set came out in 2011, 110 years after the birth of Louis Armstrong, and I have been told that it was then rather expensive. You get 4 CD's with a total of 81 tracks starting in 1923 and finishing in 1967. There is also a very good book included on Louis, with some very good photographs. Pity about the odd typo that should have been corrected. The quality of the sound is fine, despite the age of some of the tracks, and the selection is OK although I may not have chosen a few of them, but there's not a lot of point moaning about it as nothing can be done about it now. I would expect that a lot of people who collect CD's from Louis Armstrong will have a good few of the tracks in their collections already, but I still think that this collection is well worth owning. it is presented in a miniature copy of Louis's suitcase.This is certainly worth adding to anyone's collection. The price has increased considerably since I wrote this review, still worth it.
The Secret Garden of George Washington Carver
The Secret Garden of George Washington Carver
[Washington, DC, 1921. George Washington Carver addresses the US Congress.]

“We are just beginning to learn the value of the peanut,” Carver told the congressmen. Some of them laughed. One man made a racist remark. As a Black man speaking to a room of all-white representatives, Carver was not among friends."

"The Secret Garden of George Washington Carver" is a remarkable picture book. The author, Gene Barretta, covers George Washington Carver’s life, from birth to adulthood in detail, yet the book flows nicely without the didactic flavor many historical fiction becomes. George was a sickly child; because of this, he worked less, using the extra time to explore and self-learn. He loved plants and made his own garden, a secret garden. Here, he planted flowers and learned about various plants, the soil, the sun, and water. He helped others with sick plants, which he would nurse back to health earning him the nickname “The Plant Doctor.”

Segregation kept an official education from George until later in life, when at age twelve, George left the Carvers to explore the world and have an adventure. His love of and care for plants followed him to college and the rest of his life. George became distinguished as an environmentalist, a reasoned voice in regards to racial relations, an adviser to world leaders, and an advocate of the value of peanuts. His ten minutes speech to US Congress ran longer due to impressing the representatives. People gathered to hear him speak . . . And it all began at a little secret garden.

I find it amazing the amount of information about George Washington Carver included in this picture book, with even more information in the timeline. There is more text than usual for a picture book and the intended reader may be older than the stated age of 4 to 8. All the information would have made a wonderful chapter book, perfect for the classroom. As a picture book, it is also perfect for classrooms. I’m guessing the author and editor spent a lot of time figuring out what information to keep and what to cut. Suitable for story hours and history sections in early grades, teachers will love all the information included. Unfortunately, many older, middle grade kids will never read this mighty picture book.

Frank Morrison’s illustrations are gorgeous, beginning the book with a distinguished Carver standing before congress, speaking the virtues of the little powerhouse peanut. Carver found more than 300 uses for peanuts, impressing representatives who at first, were only willing to give lip service to this man due to his color, not his knowledge. At the end of Carver’s allotted ten minutes, he was given “unlimited” time to continue speaking, according to Barretta. In my early grades, I learned about George Washington Carver. The most important thing—and maybe the only thing—expected to remember, was Carver’s connection to the peanut. He was so very much more, as Barretta and Morrison have shown."

Back to the art, George looks inquisitive as a young child, reading and rereading the one book he owned. Closer to middle grade age, Carver looks attentive, intent, and determined. At each stage of his life, Carver is depicted as studious, interested, focused, and determined. As a young man, Carver becomes even more intent on an official education, which shows on George’s face, thanks to Morrison’s artwork. In 1896, at age 32, George finally graduates from the Iowa Agricultural College. At Tuskegee Institute, George taught agriculture and put together a free traveling school for anyone needing to know more about their farm and the plants they harvest. His interest in peanuts grows when he needs a plant that can fortify farms decimated by the cotton plant.

"The Secret Garden of George Washington Carver" is a must-read for children through middle grade. Teachers will find 32 pages of wonderful information, making George Washington Carver an interesting book for young children and elementary kids. While quite wordy for the genre, not a word is wasted. The timeline at the end of the book contains even more information.

"The Secret Garden of George Washington Carver" must have been difficult to edit, wanting to keep the story flowing, the facts correct, and all of it interesting to children. AIl I can say is, “Job well-done.” Children’s historical nonfiction has never been so complete, interesting, and useful in the classroom as "The Secret Garden of George Washington Carver" is for young children.

[Received from the publisher in exchange for an honest review on kidslitreview.]
Forum Novelties Colonial Boy Child Wig
Forum Novelties Colonial Boy Child Wig
Halloween is approaching and I feel compelled to help out - this wig is not great, not horrible. About what you would expect for $11. I have two comments: the style and the sizing.

STYLE
The picture in the photo depicts the wig as extending well past the ears towards the chin. What you will actually get is a wig that is considerable shorter and barely covers the ears. My daughter is 9 years old and has a fairly small head. She will be wearing a crown on her head, so we need the length on the sides. The shortness is a disadvantage.

SIZING
Reviews are so subjective - I read one that states this wig fit 11 and 12-year olds. I can't imagine it does. Maybe that reviewer had a wig from an earlier batch with different sizing? Maybe the reviewer wasn't as discriminating as I am with the fit? If I had this to do all over again, I would purchase an adult-size wig because I need the length on the sides for my daughter's costume. As it is, it's not horrible and the effort to return/exchange it is not worth my time. I would recommend this wig for kids up to 7 years old.
Bob Dylan (Little People, BIG DREAMS (37))
Bob Dylan (Little People, BIG DREAMS (37))
New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the incredible life of Bob Dylan. As anyone who reads my reviews knows, I love this series and gobble up each new book as they are published. Bob Dylan was born Robert Zimmerman. As a child, he loved music above all else. He was not always appreciated for his voice as a child. As he got older he began to compose his own songs under his new name, Bob Dylan. His songs were about real things, events, civil rights and war. He was well received with his new folk music. Many other famous artists recorded his music and it got the audience it deserved. Bob did not mind others singing and recording his songs. His writing was so poetic that he was the first musician ever to win the Nobel Prize for Literature. I love the timelines that appear at the end of each of these books. There are also other resources that can be searched out for further study. This book could be used to teach young children how to write a biography, show that it is important to have a dream and strive to achieve it as well as to introduce one of the greatest authors of our time to a new generation. A good book for a school, class, or public library. The publisher generously provided me with a copy of this book to read via netgalley. The rating, opinions and ideas stated are my own.
Bob Dylan's Great American Songbook
Bob Dylan's Great American Songbook
The originals from which the Triplicate issue got its inspirations. I share Mr. Dylan's affection for the songs of the pre-rock n roll generation, and probably sing them about as well as he does now. It is interesting to hear them in earlier versions versus Dylan's more limited arrangements and instrumentation. The face of Bob Dylan on the cover is possibly a selling ploy, or might be a drawback as it does not hint at the wide range of artists actually included on the album. The rating is primarily for affection for the musical generation and its value as a contrast and compare stimulus against the Triplicate album by Dylan.
GUND Grahm Teddy Bear Plush Stuffed Animal, Brown, 18"
GUND Grahm Teddy Bear Plush Stuffed Animal, Brown, 18"
I have purchased several Gund Teddy Bears over the years and I’m pretty sure this one is the softest. One thing to note about Gunds (I’ve given them as gifts) is that the same design of bear isn’t always made from the same material. For example, I’ve purchased 2 “Toothpick” bears at different times to give as gifts, but one had a complete different type of fur and eye plastic than the other one (to its detriment actually). So while the Grahm teddy that I got this time was really soft, there’s no guarantee that the next one will be equally soft. That said, I put Grahm in the “Teddy needs a bath” bag (sold separately) through the dryer and he came out the same as when he was brand new, so durability-wise, he’s a great bear. Very soft and cuddly. A great friend.
ECOFWORLD USDA Certified Eco-Friendly Natural Bamboo Toothbrush - Organic Reusable Wooden Brush | Extra Soft Charcoal Infused BPA Free Bristles Biodegradable | Individually Packed (Adults - 5 Pack)
ECOFWORLD USDA Certified Eco-Friendly Natural Bamboo Toothbrush - Organic Reusable Wooden Brush | Extra Soft Charcoal Infused BPA Free Bristles Biodegradable | Individually Packed (Adults - 5 Pack)
I am very much satisfied with these
eco -friendly toothbrushes, they are really fantastic. They're of excellent quality especially for the price. Bristles are really very soft and charcoal infused. I have to say how impressed I am with the thoughtfulness put into the zero waste packaging of these toothbrushes. There is no plastic and everything is biodegradable. LOVE THAT! GOOD JOB.
Thor: Ragnarok (With Bonus Content)
Thor: Ragnarok (With Bonus Content)
I took my wife to see this and she is not a comic book fan AT ALL! We are both 60+ seniors and we both enjoyed the movie immensely. I'm grew up on the "Silver Age" of comics, mostly DC with the occasional Spidey, Submariner, Hulk, Iron Man, & THOR.. WOR, Channel 9 in New York used to run a Marvel series back in the late 60's and I loved 'em (You can watch them on YouTube). As a matter of fact this was the show that created the great Spidey theme song that even The Ramones covered. "Spider-Man, Spider-Man, does whatever a spider can..." is a tune that I still sing to this day. Getting back to the subject at hand - "Thor: Ragnarock". Chris Hemsworth is charming and extremely likeable and that is what makes this movie work so well. It's a special something that even Downey Jr. doesn't have. While RDJ is likeable, his charm seems to be slightly forced. It’s not as comforting as Hemsworth's charm seems to be. I'm a hetero through & through yet I have to admit to having a wee bit of a bro-mance with CH. As a child of the 60's & 70's I prefer Hemsworth's Thor with the long locks. I mean when you think of Thor, you think of the Hammer and the long blonde, Scandanavian locks but he's so handsome he could have a freakin' Mohawk and he would look amazing.
I'm not a huge Mark Ruffalo fan and while he has done a good job with his run of the Hulk character, when he is in the David Banner "mode" (for lack of a better term) is cerrainly the weak link of all the main character. Though it's in the Hulk form where he really shines. The one and only unique Jeff Goldblum is as quirky and charming as always - even whilst playing a villain. As usual Tom Hiddleston's Loki is frustrating. Though, this is not a knock on Hiddleston - on the contrary. I say frustrating only because of his likeability as an person makes you wishing he was always one of thd "good guys". I don't want to add spoilers so that's all that I'll say about Loki. Idris Elba as usual is magnificent as is Cate Blanchett, who is almost unrecognizable as Hela. She's the actor that Streep use to be. Tessa Thompson who I became of aware of in "Creed" where her quiet sensuality almost stole that movie was another bright spot in a movie that had many.
What really pushed this movie to the top 5 of my favorite super hero of all-time - ironically - was the COMEDY! Yes, I said comedy. I went to see this weeks after it had hit the theatres so there was my wife, myself, & two guys in the theatre...an that was if! Well the four of us were belly laughing throughout the entire movie. Even during most of the many action scenes. Laughter is what will always come to mind when I think of "Thor: Ragnarock", knee-slapping laughter.
Clip: Time Lapse Drawing of Deadpool
Clip: Time Lapse Drawing of Deadpool
I don't know what made me click on this, but I watched it to the end. The entire video is focused on the artwork and the girl's hand as she draws the image. My only issue is, I had to fast forward throughout. That was the only way I was able to watch it. There was no sound, which might've helped. (A little music?) If there was, I didn't hear anything, and I had the volume up. But other than that, it was very interesting, and the finished piece was STUNNING! (I'm rating the video, not the artwork.)
Otamatone [Japanese Edition] Japanese Electronic Musical Instrument Synthesizer by Cube / Maywa Denki, Black
Otamatone [Japanese Edition] Japanese Electronic Musical Instrument Synthesizer by Cube / Maywa Denki, Black
I bought this as a gift for my musician boyfriend, and he pretty much has double my hand dimensions (I'm 5' 3", and he's 6' 3"). At first he complained that it was hard to play the notes, as he had to press pretty hard to make the notes come out. He was also disappointed that you didn't need to move the mouth for it to play the note, but that was a blunder on our part for not knowing. After playing it nonstop for a couple hours, he started playing songs as if he were practicing them for days, as the part that played the notes began to "break in" and his fingers became accustomed to where it needed to be. He and everyone who has seen it says it's absolutely adorable, and now we're just crossing our fingers and hoping that it'll last us more than the month that other people are experiencing breakage.
Spare Parts
Spare Parts
Very good movie, great acting by all. Sadly, even today, many of these children can still have a better chance if their parents or their family would do the same that the congressman did for Oscar Vazquez, sponsor them, submit and request for temporary legal status (in this case based on their achievements) so they can eventually become legal resident and if they chose to, become citizens. My uncle had to do just that. It took some times, he stayed out of trouble with the law and achieved legal status. Sadly also, Mr. Vazquez illegal issues were not clearly explained; as a former investigator, I came to the conclusion that there was more to that story or he would had not found himself on the radar. There can be only 2 or 3 reasons why he was wanted, most common is due to an outstanding order of removal from am immigration judge, prior criminal history, and as the movie portrayed, filing a legal application with false information or fraud. I know people that have being illegally in the USA for years, and I have seem quite a few of them use the proper channels (applying for work permits, filing for temporary residence, etc.) and I am happy to say they are now legal residents or even US citizens.
Warcraft
Warcraft
Not ever having played the game I had zero " gamer bias" to contend with...so I count myself lucky there. As a huge fan of the Sword & Sorcery genre I don't have any reservations recommending this movie to any lover of the genre. Of course if you are a huge J.R.R. Tolkien fan the characters called Orc's may bother you a bit , but I doubt it because anyone that is truly a fan of the Sword & Sorcery genre has come to realize the name & characters of " Orc's" have saturated the genre & these particular Orc's are extremely awesome in both appearance & as a sympathetic warrior race driven from their home planet & deceived by a malevolent Warlord who is bending the entire race to his will with a terrible dark magic. I don't want to give away to many spoilers for those that haven't seen the movie & are as ignorant of the game as I am. That brings up another point you certainly don't need to be a fan of the game to enjoy this highly fast paced Sword & Sorcery action adventure!!! It is visually stunning with awesome fight scene's including good use of magic as a weapon & for defense. This is no B-rate low budget film to bulk up the genre but a top notch Sword & Sorcery flick worthy of any collection!!! It was so fast paced I had to watch it twice once when everyone was awake & again later when I was alone to fully take in all the beautiful cinematography, great fight scenes & fun fantasy escapist storyline. Yes there is a lot going on in this very fast paced thrill ride of a movie & so much to see its worth owning because you will probably see something new every time you are ready to watch it again. I think the acting was great especially when you factor in that a lot of the acting is done against green screen with nothing to act off of. Gamer or not this is a great addition to any movie library!!!
Hideaway
Hideaway
A really gripping story that had me want to keep reading to find out what happened next. The killer was genuinely terrifying and the way the suspense was built up was very effective. As always with Koontz's books, all the characters are developed and interesting (I particularly liked Regina). The only criticism I have is that the ending seemed a bit abrupt. You go from the high drama and tension of the final scenes to a sudden epilogue about how the characters ended up. I do like 'proper' endings (as opposed to ones that leave you hanging and having to work out what was going on or working out the twist) but perhaps a bit more exposition immediately after the final scenes would have felt more 'finished'. You get to know the central characters so well, you want to know how they coped in the immediate aftermath. Also, very unusually for Koontz's books, there were a few typos and Nyebern's name kept changing to Nyebem! But it's a really great book and well worth reading.
Risky Business: A Passionate Novel of Suspense
Risky Business: A Passionate Novel of Suspense
Liz was a strong, independent woman who knew what she wanted. After finding herself pregnant by the man she loved, she found out that he had had no intention of making a life with her, especially after his parents threatened to cut off his money for college. He was studying to become a lawyer. He refused to become a father, threatened her, gave her a check and told her to end the pregnancy.
She left the united States and went to Cozumel. She worked in a hotel as a maid, pregnant, until she had saved enough money to start her own dive shop. She expanded to two diving boats, a fishing boat, and a glass-bottom boat. She did all this for her daughter. That was the most important person to her. She stayed away from men.
While her daughter was in Houston with her grandparents during the school year, Liz rented her daughters bedroom out to a man who was murdered. He worked for Liz, His twin brother showed up, shocking Liz. Demanding to know the answers to a lot of questions that she had no answers for.
While searching for these answers, Jonas realized that Liz had unknowingly been drawn into a situation she knew nothing about. It appears his twin brother had been involved in drug smuggling and had stolen some of the money and product. The drug dealers went after Liz demanding to know where it was. Jonas moved in with her to protect her and they worked together with the police to try to find answers.
Jonas realized the more time he spent with Liz and the more he found out about her, the more he was falling in love. Now if he could only convince her...and keep her safe.
Lots of action and suspense. Several twists and turns. A good read.
Asteriks - Belcika'da
Asteriks - Belcika'da
Asteriks - Belcika'da by Rene Goscinny. Rated undefined out of 5 stars, with null ratings. Read more and check out similar items in the "René Goscinny" category.
Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Ascendancy (Bourne 12) by Robert Ludlum (2015-05-21)
Robert Ludlum's The Bourne Ascendancy (Bourne 12) by Robert Ludlum (2015-05-21)
Got this for my dad, who loves Ludlum, but it was my mistake. The LARGE Robert Ludlum name over the title fooled me into thinking this was an actual Ludlum book. Unfortunately, my dad really struggled to finish it and it'll be going to charity once he finally does because he has no interest in re-reading it (as he always would normally). He rates it two stars because there are too many convoluted storylines, too many difficult names, and the whole thing takes too long to start coming together.
Naruto - Tome 16 (Shonen Kana) (French Edition)
Naruto - Tome 16 (Shonen Kana) (French Edition)
Le tournoi de la classe moyen tourne au cauchemar heureusement que Naruto et ses amis sont là pour se débarrasser d'une partie des intrus à la compétition et que le Hokage actuel sauve le village mais malheureusement décède dans un combat impitoyable. J'adore ce manga fabuleux à la fois émouvant, drôle des idioties de Naruto, des arts martiaux... Je m'en lasse pas
Appointment With Crime
Appointment With Crime
Intrigued by the fact that this film features the first Doctor Who as its leading man, I made this purchase curious as to what sort of performance William Hartnell would give when so far removed from the role he is most famous for today. I'm glad I did. Hartnell plays the part of criminal Leo Martin as cold and sympathetic without compromising on either of these two seemingly disparate traits. A man who would clearly welcome being given a far better break in life than that which he received and yet eager to pursue the path his life has taken when any such opportunities arise, Martin is devious, ambitious, and yet is so uncompromising and determined in his attitude that he earns a certain level of respect from the viewer. That isn't to say that Hartnell is solely responsible for my enjoyment of this film however.

Herbert Lom plays the part of a criminal mastermind who is as equally charming when attempting to distance himself from Inspector Rogers (played nicely by Robert Beatty) unwanted attention as he is when discussing the torture he'd be willing to inflict upon Leo Martin. He delivers the suavely casual performance which proves perfect for his role while Alan Wheatley justifiably savors the role of his snobbish and smarmy assistant. Joyce Howard plays her character of Carol Dane as not so much a love interest but as a tragic figure who can't help but find herself drawn to the desperate Martin.

The script is tight and well written with Martin making one of those nuanced slip ups that only an attentive Detective would spot. Although this is a tale of revenge headed towards the seemingly predetermined finale such tales produce, there is enough that is unique here that makes Appointment with Crime a worthwhile watch.

Olive Films has managed a nice transfer though there are unfortunately no special features to be found.
Edgar Rice Burroughs The Land That Time Forgot GN TPB
Edgar Rice Burroughs The Land That Time Forgot GN TPB
A nicely done reworking of ERB's classic Caspak series for modern readers. Very good artwork. I liked the changes to the story rather than a rehash of the original story which has been done (usually poorly) in various media. (Looking at you, Doug McClure, Timothy Bottoms & Co.) This collection only covers the beginning of the trilogy but some threads link to PEOPLE THAT TIME FORGOT and OUT OF TIME'S ABYSS. Looking forward to development of the new characters, Abby and Ethan. A special treat was Wolfer's biographical bits at the end about his own discovery of ERB circa age ten, similar to my own discovery--this novel was the first of many ERB books I bought, a $.40 ACE edition in 1963. (We also made our own stone axes and spears--I still have a scar.)
HARRY POTTER Hogwarts Crest V-Neck Juniors Raglan
HARRY POTTER Hogwarts Crest V-Neck Juniors Raglan
I bought this shirt a long time ago and it quickly became my favorite shirt. After a couple years of wearing/washing this shirt weekly it finally started to fall apart. So I bought a replacement and I love it just as much.
I wear a size 38 DDD bra and I’ve got a bit of chub, so I bought a large as I did last time. Fits well and doesn’t hug my curves in unflattering ways but doesn’t make it look like I’m wearing a tent either. Design is part the fabric instead of those plastic feeling designs that are put on top of the fabric.
Despite being a Slytherin myself, my favorite part of the design is that the Ravenclaw symbol is actually an eagle!
Definitely my favorite Harry Potter shirt!
Harri Potter i Orden Feniksa (Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix - in Russian language)
Harri Potter i Orden Feniksa (Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix - in Russian language)
The fifth book in the Harry Potter series, created by English writer J. Rowling, "Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix" is now presented in Russian language, too!

The publisher is the same one as the one that released all earlier books in the series - it's Rosman, Russia. The 5th Harry Potter book was translated by the team of three - V. Babkova, V. Golysheva and E. Motyleva. No illustrations are to be found inside of the book, but the text is as exciting as in the English language original.
Annoying Orange Potter and the Deathly Apple
Annoying Orange Potter and the Deathly Apple
WHAT IS WRONG WITH THESE PEOPLE WHO AREN'T GIVING THIS 5 STARS!?!? THEY PROBABLY DON'T LAUGH AT WATERMALONE!! THEY DON'T THINK LIFE IS A BOWL OF CHERRIES! THEY PROBABLY NEVER LIKED BANANARAMA! MAN,GO AND GET A LITTLE BIT OF PASSIONFRUIT IN YOUR LIFE! SOMEBODY NEEDS TO GIVE YOU A NOOGIE AND A BIG FAT RASPBERRY ON THE TOP OF YOUR HEAD! MAY THE OPPOSITION OF YOUR PARENTS PREVENT YOU FROM EVER MARRYING BECAUSE YOU CANTALOUPE! I THINK THIS FILM IS GRAPE!!! IT'S THE GRAPEST!!!
LEGO BrickHeadz 180 Piece Harry Potter & Hedwig Building Kit, Multicolor
LEGO BrickHeadz 180 Piece Harry Potter & Hedwig Building Kit, Multicolor
I bought this lego figure after learning it had retired from the lego website. At first, I didn't want to remove it from the box because it would ruin its value, but someone advised me that I'm not really getting my worth from this lego set if I don't build it and enjoy it the way I want to. So I bit the bullet and opened it *carefully* and assembled it. I really don't regret opening it at all and I'm proud to have it on display on my book shelf next to my ancient childhood harry potter books.
For The Cold Equations
For The Cold Equations
I discovered this book in the early 1960's at the time I was mostly sustaining myself on Heinlein and his more upbeat proliferation of classic science fiction. The centerpiece of "Cold Equations" is actually not the title work, but the included novel "The Survivors", included in this volume of Godwin's works. Known in the early 60's as "Space Prison", this novel relates the 200 year long saga of a group of humans relegated to a planet after being attacked by barbarians during a space journey near the planet Ragnarok. Fully half of the thousands of colonists aboard this ship are relegated to this planet, declared uninhabitable by prior explorers (the other half is taken into slavery). Ragnarok is noted for its 1.5 G gravity, and the collection of ferocious beasts inhabiting it. On the first night alone, 200 of the colonists are killed. At the low point, the colony is reduced to only 49 individuals, before the group finally learns to adapt to the harsh conditions and to thrive and start to grow in numbers again.
The novel is a mixture of desperation and total hopelessness coupled with incredible yet believable examples of humankind's efforts to survive and succeed under incredible adversity. The story is very haunting, and finally ends when descendants of the original group of colonists escape from the planet.
I can think of only a handful of science fiction books that have stayed with me 40 years later after only a single reading, and I have occasionally looked for a copy, only finding old collectibles as a source. I could not have been more pleased when I found it had finally been reprinted only last month: I ordered it on the spot and await reading it again with great anticipation and sharing it with my 17 year old son.
$15/Month Mint Mobile Wireless Plan | 3GB of 4G LTE Data + Unlimited Talk & Text for 3 Months (3-in-1 GSM SIM Card)
$15/Month Mint Mobile Wireless Plan | 3GB of 4G LTE Data + Unlimited Talk & Text for 3 Months (3-in-1 GSM SIM Card)
We have been using Tmob prepaid minutes you buy in block of 1000 minutes (not the newer $3 a month) for many years.
It has been lasting less and less time between refills and they don't provide a way to see where the minutes go, so the whole thing was feeling increasingly sketchy.

After quite a bit of research I decided to ignore all the horror stories about Mint(mostly regarding activation issues) and give it a shot. I was set to order this from Mint but on their website you pay this price + taxes and fees and it takes 2-4 days delivery so I ordered here.

It arrived the next day. Mint advises you watch their video about porting your number so I did but there wasn't really anything there new to me. If you have any concerns you should probably watch it.

Steps I took:
1: I logged in to Tmob and verified that the pin and pw and account information I had were all still accurate and working and wrote them down

2: Powered off the device and swapped out the sim cards.

3: Pulled up the Mint activation page on my laptop and filled in the activation code on the sim card.

4: Made sure to click "Keep my number" and then filled in the previously recorded information.

5: Received an activation complete message on screen with a warning that it could take up to 24 hours for the port to finish.

6:Powered up the phone, and instantly had welcome messages from Mint.

7: Sent a test text from google voice account on laptop, which was successful.

8: Followed the Mint instructions to set up mms texting.

I appreciate that if I had been on a different carrier it may have been different but for me this was incredibly smooth and easy.

Phone is working flawlessly and I no longer have to worry about each call and text consuming minutes. Oh and I have data now too.
Satechi Flexible Micro USB to USB Cable - Compatible with Android, Windows, HTC, LG, Nexus and More (White, 10 Inches)
Satechi Flexible Micro USB to USB Cable - Compatible with Android, Windows, HTC, LG, Nexus and More (White, 10 Inches)
I recently purchased a 2016 Honda Accord EX with Sensing. It came equipped Android Auto as part of the entertainment system. As compared to having a longer cord hanging around in the lower console, I decided to pick up this cord as it is smaller and would not have as much exposed cable. The cable works great. It is not as flexible as a typical USB cable but it definitely is more durable. I also underestimated the size I needed; I should have went with a 12" cord as it would have been easier to connect and disconnect the phone. I have attached two photos; one showing the cable with the cover up and port exposed and the other with cover down and phone connected. For reference, the connected phone is a Samsung S6. I would recommend ensuring you have an accurate estimation of what length you will need. As you can see by the photos, the cable is fine, but the added flexibility of an extra 6" would be nice and not create too much extra cable lying around.
Supercar Coloring Book: A Collection of Amazing Sport and Supercar Designs for Kids
Supercar Coloring Book: A Collection of Amazing Sport and Supercar Designs for Kids
Quite disappointed with the book and I think the title is very misleading! Only half the book is of cars, the other half is very different with unicorns etc. Almost as if one half is for boys, the other is for girls which won't go down too well with the young man its for! It does mention there are pages from their other colouring books int the back but I expected these to be at least aimed at boys or car related due to the title. There should be more detail given about these other pages as I would never have bought it if I had known these other pages would not be car themed.
Race Car Aerodynamics: Designing for Speed (Engineering and Performance)
Race Car Aerodynamics: Designing for Speed (Engineering and Performance)
This is my first book review since high school (52 years ago), so please keep that in mind.
My interest in racing is in making a 36 HP (modified) Volkswagen go as fast as it can in a straight line at Bonneville and other tracks, which is very much affected by the aerodynamics of the situation, so I was interested in finding out what this book has to say about it. Many race cars are also required to go around corners fast, which is what this book is mostly concerned with. Author Katz explains that the aerodynamic forces that push a car down onto the ground very greatly affect the cornering (and braking) ability of the car. The book is very much concerned with down force on the car resulting from the shape of the car. There are many pictures, explanations of how aerodynamic forces work, equations, and examples of the various aerodynamic effects caused by the shape of the car. The equations are simple enough that no one should be afraid of them.
The book contains many explanations of boundary layer, lift and drag coefficients, effects of air density and viscosity, Reynolds number, and other factors, all of which are explanations of how air flow over a car affects its movement at high speed.
My concern with the various devices to increase down force on the car is limited to what is required to keep aerodynamic lift from affecting the stability of the car at high speed (for me, 100 mph). Although I want to understand these down forces, I would have liked to learn more about what it takes to reduce drag at high speed. There is a list of references at the end of each chapter, some of them probably answering this question, so I will be interested in checking them to see what they say about drag.
As explained by the author, a stable situation at high speed results when the down force on the rear wheels increases more than the down force of the front wheels. How to do this is what I want to know, and the book explains how wings and underbody shape can do this. I am still considering how to do this with my VW.
I obtained the first edition from the library and bought the second edition. This book will be part of my library on old VWs, and I expect to be rereading it often. If the author or anyone else reads this review, I would like to receive any comments on it.
Reflections - Carly Simon's Greatest Hits
Reflections - Carly Simon's Greatest Hits
I was happy to get this to have all her songs in one collection but this book is for beginners, the arrangements are easy and one glaring error- "Nobody Does It Better" is in the wrong key. This book has it in the key of G, the song is actually in the key of F. Not sure why they transposed it. If you can play, it's easy enough to follow the chords and improvise.

It's a good book but I just wish I knew in advance it was. not the complete, full arrangements so I still have to refer to my sheet music I bought elsewhere.
Gildan - Calzoncillos para hombre
Gildan - Calzoncillos para hombre
I have two objections to these briefs that put them firmly in the "not recommended" column, although one or both may not be a problem for everyone. First, as others have mentioned, there is not a lot of fabric dedicated to the rear end on these. I am constantly teased by my wife for my general lack of a butt and even I found these lacking in space back there. If you are someone with a larger rear end you will likely find yourself walking around with perma-crack wearing these. Second, I work in a job that often requires me to have lots of heavy stuff clipped to my belt during the day. As such, waistband comfort is important to me. These fail badly in that regard. The inside of the waistband, while not the worst I have ever encountered, is still fairly uncomfortable and abrasive. The fabric on these is also fairly thin and not likely to last too terribly long, but for the price they can be forgiven for this.
Birkenstock Unisex Arizona Happy Lamb Sandal
Birkenstock Unisex Arizona Happy Lamb Sandal
If you like Birkenstocks, you will love these sandals! The orange felt is bright and cheerful, the wool on the bottom helps keeps your feet warm. I also love the orange soles. The sole is not as comfortable to walk in as some of my other leather Birkenstocks, so I'm not sure I will be walking long distances in them, but great for yoga and other short trips. Makes me feel happy to wear them. Bought these with Kaprun Fuchsia clogs, will be wearing both these all winter long!

A note on sizing: although both products are "narrow" the fit was great even though my feet tend to be more on the wide side than narrow; I'm usually a 9, but order Birkenstocks in 39 (Women's 8-8.5)
KZ Dotnz Winter Warm Stroller Footmuff with Inner 100% Natural Lambskin Fur Mat, Waterproof Baby Stroller Bunting Bag, Cente and Botton Open for Easy in&Out, Universal Fit All Strollers, Pram
KZ Dotnz Winter Warm Stroller Footmuff with Inner 100% Natural Lambskin Fur Mat, Waterproof Baby Stroller Bunting Bag, Cente and Botton Open for Easy in&Out, Universal Fit All Strollers, Pram
We live in New York and we needed something to keep our baby warm on fall and winter. It fits perfectly on our Bugaboo stroller and it’s easy to put on or off .
It is much roomy for our 10 months old but we expect a t to last for next winter as well.Great purchase for a low price footmuff. Other similar products are way too expensive for a seasonal item than you will use one or two years only. This one is great for the price , warm and good quality.
Travel Ease Contour Memory Foam Pillow, Bedding Hypoallergenic Bamboo Charcoal Neck Pillow Orthopedic Butterfly-Wings Shape Cervical Pillow for Neck Pain Relief, Side Sleepers and Back Sleepers
Travel Ease Contour Memory Foam Pillow, Bedding Hypoallergenic Bamboo Charcoal Neck Pillow Orthopedic Butterfly-Wings Shape Cervical Pillow for Neck Pain Relief, Side Sleepers and Back Sleepers
If you're suffering from neck, back or overall aches and pains, then this contoured, memory foam pillow might help to alleviate most of your pain, for much less money than visiting a chiropractor.

The pillow arrives tightly compressed in a travel bag, which is handy for when you want to take it on the road with you. After opening the bag and letting the pillow gasp it's first breath, it is completely expanded in less than 30 mins, and by this time, most of the chemical odour has faded.

The contoured center is the perfect cradle for the head and neck, whilst the taller sides provide more support for side-sleeping. Be aware that the height of the sides is only 4 inches, which wont be high enough for a low of people (dimensions are shown in product images).

The pillow itself dissipates heat well, has just the right amount of 'sink' and support, and is heavy enough to stay put as you sleep, which combines to create a relaxing and comfortable sleep. My only gripe is the height of the pillow, which is slightly too low for my perfect pillow preference, but is also too tall to have two pillows stacked.

The included pillow cover is tailored for the pillow's unique shape, and is soft, has a nice texture and is easy to remove and out on, due to the large, full-length zip.
Vivo V1 (Gold)
Vivo V1 (Gold)
Everything is good about it - it's looks, size, weight, colour combo but 2 things that could be better, the sound quality of the video recording and the volume quality of the music and ringtones
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Today's Coupons
I really enjoyed this app. It seemed to be simple enough for me, and I didnt feel rushed. ( i usually download too many at once...), but not this time. Thank you!
BOYO Vision VTHUDpro VTHUDpro Head-Up Display for Cars, Trucks, and Vans
BOYO Vision VTHUDpro VTHUDpro Head-Up Display for Cars, Trucks, and Vans
I like having the map with the direction right in front of me. Don’t have to turn my head to look at my cell phone while I am driving anymore. Or reach for the phone.

The screen is sharp and easy to read.

I pressed the button on the steering wheel and said “Siri, direction to home”. Then the map with direction pops up. How cool is that!

I just press a button and ask Siri to make a call or press a button to answer a call.

I have a car without Bluetooth connection and so far, It is working out great for me. I highly recommend it.
Rosenstein & Söhne Kaffeeautomat: Programmierbare Kaffeemaschine für bis zu 12 Tassen, 1.000 Watt (Kaffeemaschine mit Timer)
Rosenstein & Söhne Kaffeeautomat: Programmierbare Kaffeemaschine für bis zu 12 Tassen, 1.000 Watt (Kaffeemaschine mit Timer)
Die Kaffeemaschine sieht chic aus und funktioniert gut, s. andere Rezensionen. Jedoch wäre Folgendes zu verbessern, um sie perfekt zu machen: a) das Uhrendisplay höher und nicht mittig setzen. So wie es jetzt sitzt, trifft der logischerweise nach vorn ausweichende Wasserdampf voll darauf und man ist ständig am Abwischen. Irgendwann ist Wasser 'drin und das Display defekt. Dasselbe gilt für die Bedientasten; b) es ist nur eine 12h-Anzeige mit AM und PM, finde ich persönlich nicht so schön (ist aber Geschmackssache); c) bei der Füllstandsanzeige wäre ein Schwimmer gut. Ohne den ist die Wassermenge nur schlecht zu erkennen, zumal sich Kondenswasser an der Innenseite absetzt. Alles in allem ist es aber eine wirklich schöne Kaffeemaschine, die auch guten Kaffee macht. Ähm, dazu noch eine kleine Anmerkung: Im Handbuch steht, man solle vor dem ersten Kaffeekochen insgesamt 4x 0,5 l Essig durchlaufen lassen. Was nicht 'drin steht: danach sollte man noch mindestens 3x klares Wasser durchlaufen lassen, also einmal recht nicht! Tut man das nicht, hat man "essigaromatisierten" Kaffee (... ich spreche aus Erfahrung. *räusper*)! ;)
Soontrans Ergonomic Office Chair PC Gaming Chair Racing Chair for Gaming Computer Chair,E-Sports Chair with High-Back,Adjustable Headrest and Lumbar Support (Polar White)
Soontrans Ergonomic Office Chair PC Gaming Chair Racing Chair for Gaming Computer Chair,E-Sports Chair with High-Back,Adjustable Headrest and Lumbar Support (Polar White)
If you thought buying a chair was an easy process...you were wrong. Lets start off by just clicking buy on Amazon. Okay. Nothing too bad yet. Fast forward to getting the chair. Okay its the wrong color. Maybe they can fix that easily. Well, another wrong color replacement a few days later and their support is no closer to solving the problem. Saying Amazon has to send any other replacement due to them not getting reimbursed for Amazon's mistake. Which to be fair, checks out at first and even second glance though I can't confirm Amazon is to blame for both mistakes. With that being said, the seller refused full refund after offering a 3rd chair. Because if you can't get it right the first two times, just try it again...right? Amazon forced a full refund on the seller and now I have 2 chairs and didn't pay for them. Which would be a good deal if the padding on the armrest didn't wear down after a couple weeks and if the screw on the right arm rest stayed screwed in. But one stripped screw and the strongest threadlocker on Amazon later. That problem is solved.

So where do I stand with this purchase? Well aside from quite literally the worse purchase experience in terms of getting what I paid for, and even support that shifted blame more than actually helped me get the chair I wanted. The chair works, and the quality is good enough as I think mine is more defective than the average with the armrest and stripped screw. But this leads back to the fact that I never should have gotten this specific chair ANYWAYS so this could all have been avoided. With that being said, if I had to challenge the seller into fixing this experience. It would be to send me a blue chair, like what I ordered and never got. Originally, the first two chairs in the wrong color and a full refund was fine. However, that was very much before the quality issues. That doesn't fix the fact my chair is technically defective and I wasted a lot of time on support emails or Amazon's call center. This is much more a review on the lack of accountability and overall terrible support than the product itself. But again, with that being said. If I were to get the correct chair to fix the quality issues, I would update this to reflect their efforts. But until then, this will remain the worse product experience I have ever received.
Car Air Purifier with HEPA Filter,Air Purifier with HEPA Filter for RV's, Rooms Car,Room Office,Portable Mini Air Purifier Eliminate Odor Smell,Bedroom Office.
Car Air Purifier with HEPA Filter,Air Purifier with HEPA Filter for RV's, Rooms Car,Room Office,Portable Mini Air Purifier Eliminate Odor Smell,Bedroom Office.
I quit smoking almost 7 years ago. I know, that is great for me, and honestly, I have absolutely felt better for it. Unfortunately, not everyone around me has quit.
I can literally smell my son when he hits my driveway. I am so sensitive to the smell now, it is terrifying. It made me realize that I used to smell like that. How did I convince myself my father didn't know I was smoking at 12?
So while I love my son, that smell follows him into my car, and it lingers. Sometimes for days.
Well, not anymore.
This little air purifier is enough to freshen up the smell of my far in just a few minutes, and helps even while he, or any other smoker, is in the car. I know, you can roll the windows down. But honestly, it isn't always an option. I have a lot of sensitive paperwork in the car that I can't afford to have blowing around. I also don't love the -20 winds blowing in the winter either.
Now, I don't have to worry about all that.
My car smells better, and everyone is more comfortable.
It is a win for everyone involved.
I like of course how well it works. I also like that it runs off of USB, so it can also come with me to the office when I'm stuck going in to the cube farm every now and again.
The unit is sturdily constructed, so I am not afraid of it falling apart at the slightest bump. It does make a whirring, and in a quiet office or really well sound proofed car it might be an issue, but honestly, with my stereo on at even the most moderate volume I can't hear this at all.
Very happy with it, as it is actively making my life better, and more bearable.
Halva Enkku Laku Licorice Allsorts - Bolsa (8.47 oz), diseño de regaliz finlandés
Halva Enkku Laku Licorice Allsorts - Bolsa (8.47 oz), diseño de regaliz finlandés
I’ve recently discovered that I love black licorice. Who knew? When the order arrived, my children loved how it was shipped from Helsinki, Finland. The bag only lasted thirty minutes once it was opened. My daughters and I loved it. The candies were beautiful to look at, and were soft to chew and sweet. Each little candy had its own unique flavor that ranged from fruity flavors, mint to the traditional black licorice. Such a treat!! We just received our second order. We ordered two bags this time.
Venco Regaliz en forma de moneda 5.9 oz (Paquete de 2)
Venco Regaliz en forma de moneda 5.9 oz (Paquete de 2)
This licorice is advertised as being hard and sweet. I was hoping it would be on par with the Heidi licorice drops that I loved as a kid. They don't even come close. The texture is nice .(i.e. very firm/hard); but the flavor leaves a lot to be desired. For starters, the taste is more salty ... definitely NOT sweet. Also the actual licorice flavor is quite mild. The cheap Red Vines black licorice has a stronger licorice flavor than these have. Overall, I'm disappointed with my purchase and won't be buying these again.

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