The Challenger Launch Decision: Risky Technology, Culture, and Deviance at NASA, Enlarged Edition

When the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded on January 28, 1986, millions of Americans became bound together in a single, historic moment. Many still vividly remember exactly where they were and what they were doing when they heard about the tragedy. Diane Vaughan recreates the steps leading up to that fateful decision, contradicting conventional interpretations to […]

My Private Parts are Private!: A Guide for Teaching Children about Safe Touching

BEST SELLER! My Private Parts are Private! is designed for use by parents, caregivers, counselors, social service staff and protective investigators and can be read to children to help enable discussions about safe touching. It is a storybook to help boys and girls, of different races and ethnic backgrounds learn about protecting their bodies, self-respect […]

Fundamentals of Occupational Safety and Health

The sixth edition of this popular handbook provides a thorough and up-to-date overview of the occupational safety and health field and the issues safety professionals face today, and does so in an accessible and engaging manner. An excellent introductory reference for both students and professionals, Fundamentals of Occupational Safety and Health provides practical information on […]

Wilderness First Aid: A Waterproof Pocket Guide to Common Sense Self Care (Pathfinder Outdoor Survival Guide Series)

Wilderness First Aid covers simple techniques to treat common injuries and sickness in a wilderness situation. This waterproof, folding guide includes great tips and techniques to help you be more comfortable while awaiting rescue or keep you mobile enough to effect self-rescue if required. Be smart, be safe, be skilled. Developed by noted survival expert […]

Survive the Unthinkable: A Total Guide to Women’s Self-Protection

Approximately 1.9 million women are physically assaulted annually in the United States alone. In Survive the Unthinkable, Tim Larkin empowers women to understand that surviving a potential attack isn’t about being physically bigger, faster, or stronger; it’s about knowing how to self-protect, not self-defend. Survive the Unthinkable reveals the effective, proven principles behind Target Focus […]

EMP Survival: :How to Prepare Now and Survive, When an Electromagnetic Pulse Destroys Our Power Grid

Military strategists in four countries have boasted that they can cripple the U.S. with an EMP attack. Other countries have protected their power grids from an EMP attack. The U.S. power grid is still vulnerable. A widespread power outage could take years to restore because the EMP destroys electronics including circuits and transformers. Even unplugged […]

Prepare for Anything (Outdoor Life): 338 Essential Skills

Are you preparing for the collapse of society? Concerned about making it through the next category 4 hurricane? Looking to be less dependent on an increasingly fragile infrastructure? If so, you are definitely not alone. In this timely follow-up to The Ultimate Survival Manual, Prepare for Anything is packed with hundreds of gear recommendations, skills, […]

Survivalist Family Prepared Americans for a Strong America

Just what IS a “survivalist family”? instead of “survivalist family” we could say “prepared family” or talk about “family preparedness” but that is just so politically correct it makes one sick. Just because the media don’t like survivalists and therefore vilify them does not mean we have to change our language. For our purposes, the […]

Electromagnetic Radiation Survival Guide: Step by Step Solutions -Protect Yourself & Family NOW!

Electromagnetic Radiation Survival Guide is a practical and actionable step by step , complete and up to date EMF/EMR detection and protection guide and reference manual. It covers the most important EMF/EMR issues including cell phone & telecommunication towers, smart meters, cell phones, tablets, laptops, Wi-Fi, Blue-tooth, hi voltage power cables, electrical appliances and wiring. […]

The Doctors Book of Home Remedies: Quick Fixes, Clever Techniques, and Uncommon Cures to Get You Feeling Better Fast

When the original Doctors Book of Home Remedies published in 1990, it became the cornerstone of the oldest and arguably the most successful franchise in the history of Rodale Books. Twenty years, ten spinoffs, and millions of copies later, the Doctors Book remains as popular as ever. It’s easy to understand why: Home remedies are […]

Doom Towns: The People and Landscapes of Atomic Testing, A Graphic History (Graphic History Series)

The history of atomic testing is usually told as a story about big technology, big science, and complex global politics. Doom Towns: The People and Landscapes of Atomic Testing explains critical technological developments and the policies that drove weapons innovation within the context of the specific environments and communities where testing actually took place. The […]

Outward Bound Wilderness First-Aid Handbook

It is critical for backcountry travelers to have the ability to handle dangerous situations when they occur. This includes a logical, commonsense approach to injury and illness that takes into account the unique aspects of the wilderness setting. This comprehensive reference book, based on the Wilderness Medical Associates curriculum, clearly explains essential diagnostics and first aid procedures […]

Jerky: The Complete Guide to Making It

Don t pay a fortune for jerky at the convenience store—make it yourself with dozens of jerky recipes!If you buy a lot of beef jerky, if you hunt, fish, or hike, or if you re just looking for a healthy low-fat snack, this book is for you. Gourmet dehydrated meat is the most popular meat […]

EMT Flashcard Book + Online (EMT Test Preparation)

REA’s EMT Premium Edition Flashcard Book with Online QuizzesRaise your score with 300 must-study test questions!REA’s flashcard book for the EMT exam helps you check your test-readiness and get a high score. Our flashcard book is the perfect refresher and offers a quick and convenient way to practice answering questions while pinpointing your strengths and […]

Dehydrating at Home: Getting the Best from Your Dehydrator, from Fruit Leather to Meat Jerkies

Dehydrating at Home is a practical guide to transforming perishable fruits, vegetables, meats, as well as nuts, seeds, herbs and spices into a pantry of nutritional wonders with a long shelf life. The book takes readers through the entire process for each type of dehydrating with delicious recipes and handy hints and tips. Practical step-by-step […]

Outdoor Survival Skills

Outdoor Survival Skills has taught three generations of wilderness adventurers how to survive in nature without expensive purchased equipment, instead drawing on knowledge of the land and carefully tested techniques, many of them ancient, for finding or creating shelter, fire, tools, water, and plant and animal foods. In this new edition, anecdotes from the author’s […]

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Dehydrating Foods (Idiot’s Guides)

The Complete Idiot’s Guide® to Dehydrating Foods is a comprehensive introduction to the process of food dehydrating. Commercial dehydrators were once too expensive for the typical home, but they’ve become much more popular in recent years as people have discovered the value and versatility of drying foods at home for snacks such as dried fruits […]

Trail Food: Drying and Cooking Food for Backpacking and Paddling

” . . . a book that will appeal to everyone who has ever choked down the pre-packaged, bargain-basement camp food (or gone bankrupt buying the good stuff).” –Canoe & Kayak . . . if you’re on the lookout for a way to bring real meals to the field, [this book] might have the answer.” […]

Krav Maga: An Essential Guide to the Renowned Method–for Fitness and Self-Defense

Master the moves of krav maga?the international self-defense and physical fitness sensationIncreasingly popular around the world, krav maga is the renowned hand-to-hand Martial Arts defense fighting designed by the Israeli military forces. Swift, powerful, and simple, it is an effective method for fending off any kind of attacker?and it is also an amazing workout.Regardless of […]

The Ultimate Frozen Cocktails & Smoothies Encyclopedia

Put your thirst on ice with this consummate guide to The Ultimate Frozen Cocktails & Smoothies Encyclopedia! Decadent blended concoctions cover every occasion from breakfast to happy hour. Hot summer days aren’t the only time to enjoy an icy refreshment—try relaxing in front of a fire with a Peppermint Penguin! Hot under the collar? Chill […]

Safe Kids, Smart Parents: What Parents Need to Know to Keep Their Children Safe

Leading family psychologist and personal therapist to Jaycee Dugard, Rebecca Bailey tells parents how to keep their children safe in this accessible, must-have guidebook, with a foreword by Terry Probyn, Jaycee’s mother.Whether their children are toddlers or teens, six years old or sixteen, whether they live in a rural town, suburb, or a bustling city, […]

The Art of Making Fermented Sausages

The majority of books written on making sausages do not tackle the subject of fermented sausages at all. The topic is limited to a statement that this is an advanced field of sausage making which is not recommended for an amateur sausage maker. Well, the main reason for writing this book was that the authors […]

Hazardous Materials Awareness And Operations

Each new print copy of Hazardous Materials: Awareness and Operations also includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a complete eBook, Study Center, homework and Assessment Center, and a dashboard that reports actionable data. Experience Navigate 2 today at www.jblnavigate.com/2. A fire fighter’s ability to recognize an incident involving hazardous materials or weapons of mass […]

The Essential Book of Homesteading: The Ultimate Guide to Sustainable Living (Homemade Living)

All the information you need to homestead—gathered in one ultimate, essential book!   In barnyards and backyards, on rooftops and in alleyways, a movement is happening—the modern homesteading movement. Whether it’s turning a lawn into a vegetable garden, getting a flock of chickens, or transforming cucumbers into pickles, people everywhere are taking charge of their […]

Canning and Preserving For Dummies

Everything you need to know to can and preserve your own food With the cost of living continuing to rise, more and more people are saving money and eating healthier by canning and preserving food at home. This easy-to-follow guide is perfect for you if you want to learn how to can and preserve your […]

What Do I Do If…?: How to Get Out of Real-Life Worst-Case Scenarios

As Featured in Entertainment Weekly Easy solutions for life’s toughest scenariosWhen there’s a 1 in 12 million chance of a shark attack occurring and a 1 in 5 chance of bed-bug infestation, it’s easy to see which scenario is worth preparing for. What Do I Do If…? helps you solve the far more common, but […]

Plutopia: Nuclear Families, Atomic Cities, and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters

While many transnational histories of the nuclear arms race have been written, Kate Brown provides the first definitive account of the great plutonium disasters of the United States and the Soviet Union. In Plutopia, Brown draws on official records and dozens of interviews to tell the extraordinary stories of Richland, Washington and Ozersk, Russia-the first […]

Ferment for Good: Ancient Food for the Modern Gut: The Slowest Kind of Fast Food

Ferment for Good is a guide to discovering the joys of fermentation in its myriad variations – framed through the eyes of Sharon Flynn, who was hooked early in her 20s and has since made it her life’s work to learn and share all there is to know about this most ancient of practices. Ferment […]

How to Shit Around the World: The Art of Staying Clean and Healthy While Traveling (Travelers’ Tales Guides)

There’s no way, and probably no good reason, to be subtle about it ? diarrhea, parasites, and other gastrointestinal unpleasantries can be part of the price travelers pay for trying to see the world. Fortunately, this frank, witty guide lets world-explorers fight back against their invisible assailants. A noted traveler and writer, Dr. Wilson-Howarth explores […]

Canning for a New Generation: Updated and Expanded Edition: Bold, Fresh Flavors for the Modern Pantry

The revised and expanded edition of the bestselling resource for canning and preserving, with 50 new recipes plus all-new sidebars and tips.   In Liana Krissoff’s breakout success, Canning for a New Generation, home cooks were introduced to a hip, modern guide to canning, chock-full of approachable, time-tested, and accurate recipes, as well as intriguing […]