The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: College

Author: Joshua Piven,David Borgenicht,Jennifer Worick

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9780811873239

Category: Reference

Page: 176

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The college years are a time of noble pursuit of knowledge, self-betterment—and unending peril! Students are at risk from the moment they receive their acceptance letters. Fortunately, the authors of the phenomenally best-selling Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series have come to the rescue, offering all-new, hands-on, step-by-step instructions for surviving the worst that higher education has to offer, on campus and off. Learn how to identify a party school, engineer a hookup, survive "the spins," and escape a stadium riot. Discover the best way to sleep in class, pass a test you haven't studied for, avoid the "freshman fifteen," and pull an all-nighter. With practical advice for avoiding laundry and identifying unsafe institutional food, along with an appendix of excuses for missed deadlines and a back-up diploma, this is truly required reading for all college students—and a perfect high school graduation present.

The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook

How to Escape from Quicksand, Wrestle an Alligator, Break Down a Door, Land a Plane...

Author: David Borgenicht,Joshua Piven

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9780811873567

Category: Reference

Page: 192

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Danger! It lurks at every corner. Volcanoes. Sharks. Quicksand. Terrorists. The pilot of the plane blacks out and it's up to you to land the jet. What do you do? The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook is here to help: jam-packed with how-to, hands-on, step-by-step, illustrated instructions on everything you need to know FAST-from defusing a bomb to delivering a baby in the back of a cab. Providing frightening and funny real information in the best-selling tradition of the Paranoid's Pocket Guide and Hypochondriac's Handbook, this indispensable, indestructible pocket-sized guide is the definitive handbook for those times when life takes a sudden turn for the worse. The essential companion for a perilous age. Because you never know...

The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Work

Author: David Borgenicht,Joshua Piven

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9780811873376

Category: Humor

Page: 176

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Work is bad enough, but what if things go really wrong? The Worst-Case Scenario authors come to the rescue with expert advice for surviving dozens of nightmare on-the-job scenarios, whether in the office or on the loading dock. From savage bike messengers to a bag of pretzels stuck in the lunchroom vending machine, peril is everywhere. Learn how to sneak out of a meeting, treat a deep-fryer burn, and survive a stockroom avalanche. Expertly remove a dent from the company car, extract a tie caught in the photocopier, and survive a workplace romance. Hands-on, step-by-step instructions guide you through these and other crises that can strike between 9 and 5, or on the swing shift. With an appendix of useful interview phrases, a career-path decoder, instructions for playing Jargon Bingo, and more, this is the one desk reference you can't live without.

The Complete Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Dating & Sex

Author: David Borgenicht,Joshua Piven,Ben H. Winters

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1452123705

Category: Humor

Page: 464

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Blind dates, bad kissers, breakup texts, nightmare hook ups—it's a jungle out there! Luckily, the authors of the bestselling Worst-Case Scenario series have created the most comprehensive handbook for surviving the wilds d'amour through every phase of a relationship, from courting and getting hitched to breaking up and moving on. Collecting hundreds of the best of the worst dating and sex scenarios from across the 27-book series—and featuring dozens of new entries—this bedside bible of illustrated, expert advice on romantic and not-so-romantic disasters will keep readers amused and safe in equal measure. Also including an appendix of pickup lines to avoid (or use), handy excuses, guide to body language, an "It's Not You, It's Me" letter template, and more.

The Complete Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Man Skills

Author: David Borgenicht,Joshua Piven,Ben H. Winters

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1452100950

Category: Reference

Page: 512

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Following the success of The Complete Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook, this ruggedly handsome hardcover collection brings together new and classic advice from Worst-Case experts to help readers master the manly artsfrom wrestling an alligator to calming a crying child to extinguishing backyard barbeque fires.

The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Paranormal

Author: David Borgenicht,Ben Winters

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1452105634

Category: Reference

Page: 192

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On hit TV shows, in best-selling books, blockbuster films, video games, and comics, pop culture has been overrun by hordes of vampires, zombies, werewolves, ghosts, wizards, and other paranormal creatures. Luckily, the authors of the Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series are back with all-new, expert advice designed to help readers fend off the furry, fanged, freaky, and frightful. This classic handbook format is packed with new illustrated instructions for crucial scenarios ranging from the domestic (How to Host a Cocktail Party When Your House is Haunted) to the scary (How to Survive a Zombie Attack in the First Day, First Week, and Long Term) to the practical (How to Break Up with a Vampire).

The WORST-CASE SCENARIO Little Book for Survival

Author: Joshua Piven,David Borgenicht

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 9780740761768

Category: Reference

Page: 80

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Based on the best-selling WORST-CASE SCENARIO Survival Handbook, with more than six million copies in print, this handy pocket-size version prepares you for life's unexpected perils. Would you know what to do if the worst actually happened? How would you survive an earthquake? Would you know what to do if you had to deliver a baby in a taxicab? Step-by-step survival instructions for these scenarios and many more are provided in The WORST-CASE SCENARIO Little Book for Survival: * How to Identify a Mail Bomb * How to Survive in the Line of Fire * How to Fend Off an Alligator Carry this pocket-size volume with you at all times, because you just never know when you'll need it. Published under license from Chronicle Books, LLC. Worst-Case Scenario and The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook are trademarks of Quirk Productions, Inc. The little books are based on the books The WORST-CASE SCENARIO Survival Handbook, 1999 by Quirk Productions, Inc., and The WORST-CASE SCENARIO Survival Handbook: Dating and Sex, 2001 by Quirk Productions, Inc. All Rights Reserved. First published by Chronicle Books LLC, San Francisco, California, USA.


The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Junior Edition

Author: David Borgenicht,Robin Epstein

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9780811872942

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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Braces. Bullies. Chores. Childhood is chock-full of perils—öbut finally here's something to come to the rescue. The newest title in the phenomenally successful Worst-Case Scenario series provides kid-friendly, hands-on, step-by-step instructions for outwitting a nosy sibling, surviving a school dance, cleaning your room in a snap, dealing with an irritated parent (recognizing the tell-tale signs!), and more.

The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Golf

Author: Joshua Piven,David Borgenicht,James Grace

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9780811873543

Category: Reference

Page: 176

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The authors of The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook take to the links! Dave and Josh join golf fanatic James Grace, drawing on their own tragic exploits and the experience of experts to help golfers survive dozens of dire situations. Learn how to finish a round with a broken arm, deal with a cigar brush fire, cure golf addiction, or remove a tick. Discover the best way to play out of a water hazard, make it through a lightning storm, or survive being hit in the privates. Hands-on, illustrated, step-by-step instructions guide you through these and other perils lurking on the fairway. With an appendix of rules for bizarre mis-haps, strategies for surmounting dress-code and equipment crises, and other essential survival tips, this handy guide won't help you save par-but it could save your bacon! Don't tee off without it.

Ultimate Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook

Author: David Borgenicht,Joshua Piven,Ben H. Winters

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1452121230

Category: Humor

Page: 272

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With over 9 million copies sold worldwide, the Worst-Case Scenario series has been preparing readers for dangers of all kinds for more than a decade. This compendium is truly the ultimate guide for handling life's inevitable Worst-Case Scenarios, collecting—for the first time—hundreds of the best and most crucial scenarios from across the entire 26-book series, along with dozens of all-new and expanded scenarios, charts, and expert tips. Topical, tabloid-style pages explore more than 100 subjects, from storms to stampedes to technology failures and beyond, with special sections highlighting critical information on starting fires, animal encounters, emergency signals, "Can I eat that?" questions, and more. Packed with expert advice, this immense ebook will keep longtime fans and new initiates safe and entertained in equal measure.

Complete Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Man Skills

Author: Joshua Piven,David Borgenicht,Ben H. Winters

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9780811874830

Category: Reference

Page: 512

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Following the success of The Complete Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook (more than 150,000 copies sold!), this ruggedly handsome hardcover collection brings together new and classic advice from Worst-Case experts to help readers master the manly artsfrom wrestling an alligator to calming a crying child to extinguishing backyardbarbeque fireswith all the contents fully searchable on an accompanying CD.

The WORST-CASE SCENARIO Little Book for Dating

Author: Joshua Piven,David Borgenicht,Jennifer Worick

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing

ISBN: 9780740761775

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 80

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What's scarier than dating? The potential nightmare scenarios are endless. The guy you can't get rid of, the girl who has had too much to drink, the obsessed ex-lover who shows up . . . you get the picture. The WORST-CASE SCENARIO Little Book for Dating includes step-by-step instructions for getting out of numerous dating disasters. From Defensive Dating to Bedroom Survival Skills, you'll learn more than how to give a good kiss, such as: * How to Determine If Your Date Is a Con Artist * How to Escape from a Bad Date * How to Remove Difficult Clothing Also included are Useful Excuses and Pickup Lines to Avoid. Whether you are dating or just starting a serious relationship, keep this pocket-size copy with you at all times . . . because you just never know. There are ten other books in the best-selling WORST-CASE SCENARIO series, as well as calendars, sticky notes, and address books. Published under license from Chronicle Books, LLC. Worst-Case Scenario and The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook are trademarks of Quirk Productions, Inc. The little books are based on the books The WORST-CASE SCENARIO Survival Handbook, 1999 by Quirk Productions, Inc., and The WORST-CASE SCENARIO Survival Handbook: Dating and Sex, 2001 by Quirk Productions, Inc. All Rights Reserved. First published by Chronicle Books LLC, San Francisco, California, USA.

The Worst-Case Scenario Business Survival Guide

How to Survive the Recession, Handle Layoffs,Raise Emergency Cash, Thwart an Employee Coup,and Avoid Other Potential Disasters

Author: David Borgenicht,Mark Joyner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470588500

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 208

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The Worst-Case Scenario Survive-o-pedia

Junior Edition

Author: David Borgenicht,Molly Smith,Brandan Walsh,Robin Epstein

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1452110026

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

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It's the best of the worst! This edition of the popular series loved by parents and kids alike serves up a wild ride through mudslides, volcanos, shark-infested oceans, menacing mountains, and more. Seventy entries are packed with illuminating facts, eye-popping photos, hilarious illustrations, must-see maps, heaps of humor, and step-by-step instructions. Readers will be armed with the knowledge and skills needed to survive anything and live to tell about it!

The Worst-Case Scenario Book of Survival Questions

Author: David Borgenicht,Joshua Piven

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 9780811873574

Category: Reference

Page: 288

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The authors of the phenomenally best-selling Worst-Case Scenario Survival series have taught millions to prepare for the worst—but how can readers be sure they're really ready? The Worst-Case Scenario Book of Survival Questions collects hundreds of survival dilemmas and questions designed to test true survival skill and daring. Fifty percent longer than the handbooks, this challenging, interactive, and informative book is packed with survival trivia, expert tips, adventurous situations, and illustrations. Your car is careening toward a 20-foot drop into a river: do you leap from the car immediately, or wait to swim free once it begins to sink? Is it worse to be lost in the jungle during the day or in the desert at night? If you had to perform an emergency tracheotomy, where would you make the incision? In hundreds of multiple-choice quizzes, story problems, and questions, The Worst-Case Scenario Book of Survival Questions provides need-to-know answers to life's unexpected turns for the worst. Also included is a Worst-Case Scenario Aptitude Test (WCSAT), which can be scored at home to ensure optimum readiness. Don't wait until it's too late!

The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Junior Bundle

WCS Survival Jr., WCS Extreme Jr., WCS Weird Jr.

Author: David Borgenicht,Justin Heimberg,Robin Epstein

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 1452102694

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 384

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This three-book bundle includes: The Original Junior Edition, the Extreme Junior Edition, and the Weird Junior Edition. The phenomenally successful Worst-Case Scenario series provides kid-friendly, hands-on, step-by-step instructions for outwitting a nosy sibling, surviving a school dance, cleaning your room in a snap, dealing with an irritated parent (recognizing the tell-tale signs!), and more. Braces. Bullies. Chores. Childhood is chock-full of perils--but finally here's something to come to the rescue.

Handbuch für die gefährlichsten Orte der Welt

Author: Rosie Garthwaite

Publisher: ebook Berlin Verlag

ISBN: 3827074843

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 304

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Rosie Garthwaite berichtet seit Jahren aus Krisengebieten und hat nun genaudas Buch geschrieben, das sie zu Beginn ihrer Karriere gern gehabt hätte: eine Sammlung von Geschichten und Ratschlägen erfahrener Kollegen. In diesem Handbuch berichten die Autorin und über dreißig weitere Reporter, Filmemacher und NGO-Mitarbeiter von fatalen Fehlern im Kampfgebiet, gefährlichen Missverständnissen im Umgang mit irakischen Milizen oder den Unwägbarkeiten des afghanischen Humors. Darunter so namhafte Experten wie Al-Jazeera-Geschäftsführer Wadah Khanfar, renommierte BBC- und Times-Korrespondenten, aber auch Bestsellerautor Sebastian Junger (Der Sturm). Ein hochspannendes Survival-Kit für die Brandherde dieser Welt.Alle medizinischen Informationen wurden von Médecins Sans Frontières/Ärzte ohne Grenzen e. V. überprüft - einer der renommiertesten Nothilfeorganisationen, die seit 1971 in Kriegsgebieten oder nach Naturkatastrophen weltweit hilft, Leid und Not zu lindern. Dreißig Prozent der Tantiemen des Buches gehen an Ärzte ohne Grenzen e. V.