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From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask Millions of people visit xkcd com each week to read Randall Munroe s iconic webcomic His stick-figure drawings about science technology language and love have a large and passionate following Fans of xkcd ask Munroe a lot of strange questions What if you tried to hit a baseball pitched at 90 percent the speed of light How fast can you hit a speed bump while driving and live If there was a robot apocalypse how long would humanity last In pursuit of answers Munroe runs computer simulations pores over stacks of declassified military research memos solves differential equations and consults with nuclear reactor operators His responses are masterpieces of clarity and hilarity complemented by signature xkcd comics They often predict the complete annihilation of humankind or at least a really big explosion The book features new and never-before-answered questions along with updated and expanded versions of the most popular answers from the xkcd website What If will be required reading for xkcd fans and anyone who loves to ponder the hypothetical
The book that millions of SCRABBLE players consider the only necessary resource - More than 100 000 playable two-to-eight-letter words including more than 5 000 newly added entries - Includes variant spellings with expanded coverage of Canadian and British words - Updated to include new vocabulary such as fracking hashtag and selfie - Main entries include a brief definition a part-of-speech label and inflected forms for fast easy word validation - Ideal for recreational and school use
YOUR HERO YOUR STORY YOUR LEGEND Now is the time Guardian Arm yourself to defend the last safe city on Earth Explore the ancient ruins of our solar system and reclaim what was lost Use your light to fight our enemies and push back the darkness Though many challenges stand in your way hope is not lost Become the great legend that you were always meant to be Fulfill your Destiny Only in This Limited Edition Premium Double-Sided Dust Jacket Featuring a unique cover design on the exterior the interior surface showcases additional artwork direct from Bungie One of Three Deluxe Collectible Covers Beneath the striking dust jacket each hardbound cover features one of three limited edition designs based on the Hunter Warlock or Titan Deluxe print treatments create a must-have collectible for Destiny fans Two Exclusive Lithographs Each LE guide includes two high-quality lithographs depicting Destiny artwork produced by artists at Bungie both enclosed in a custom linen-textured sleeve Strategy Guide Features The Missions Your guide to the missions patrols public events and strikes within the solar system of Destiny Reclaim hidden chests and Ghosts The Field Manual Learn the best ways to outfit your Guardian to suit your playstyle Tips and... strategies for creating your build and maximizing your performance in both player-vs -player and player-vs -environment gametypes The Armory Discover the hidden values associated with all types of in-game gear Equip yourself with the best gear for your playstyle and learn how each item mod affects your weapons and armor The Multiplayer Crucible Tips and tactics learned on site at Bungie Learn how to adjust your Guardian s abilities and gear to dish out maximum carnage in multiplayer games Bonus Includes access to a digital version of the strategy guide more
Large Dragon Age themed container wrapped with a faux leather texture includes the following- Extremely Limited Availability This premium edition will be printed only once and the quantities are limited This is a one time printing 368-page Collector s Edition hardcover guide with unique cover treatments matching the container Four faux leather bookmarks topped with metal headers stamped with Dragon Age faction emblems and backed with colored ribbons matching the faction colors Stylized pen with Inquisition logo presented in a themed box Includes 3 digital in-game items and eGuide access
Dark Horse Books and Nintendo team up to bring you The Legend of Zelda Hyrule Historia containing an unparalleled collection of historical information on The Legend of Zelda franchise This handsome hardcover contains never-before-seen concept art the full history of Hyrule the official chronology of the games and much more Starting with an insightful introduction by the legendary producer and video-game designer of Donkey Kong Mario and The Legend of Zelda Shigeru Miyamoto this book is crammed full of information about the storied history of Link s adventures from the creators themselves As a bonus The Legend of Zelda Hyrule Historia includes an exclusive comic by the foremost creator of The Legend of Zelda manga Akira Himekawa
FREE Ultimate Team Pro Packs Unlock 6 Pro Packs and get off to a fast start in Madden Ultimate Team by redeeming the code inside 1 per week for 5 weeks User receives 2 packs at time of redemption BONUS eGuide with video Get access to your guide from any PC or mobile device including video tutorials created to teach the basics of football Madden NFL 15 and our favorite plays in the game Learn from trusted EA SPORTS Game Changers Back again are active Madden Community contributors and past tournament champions Zach ZFARLS Farley and Steve SGIBS Gibbons to take you through a guided tour of what s new in Madden NFL 15 Dominate in Madden Ultimate Team Discover the best players by position how to build a winning team for your play style and how to best utilize your Pro Packs in game Best plays for YOUR favorite team Get more content than ever for your favorite team Take advantage of popular play call diagrams scouting reports NFL schedules Connected Franchise Mode data key players depth charts and more to make you a better Madden NFL player
BONUS DLC - exclusive PS3 Dynamic Theme included with the purchase of the guide Expanded Digital Guide gain access to the eGuide which has all of the same great content as the physical guide but with expanded enemy data and boss strategy videos Premium Hardcover - hardcover guide with high quality paper for collectability 100 Complete - covers all content in full detail to unlock each trophy Find It All - labeled maps show the locations for all collectibles DLC code only valid in North America
The Final Fantasy Box Set is a must have for fans of this beloved series The set includes hardcover versions of Final Fantasy VII Final Fantasy VIII and Final Fantasy IX each comes with a ribbon bookmark and deluxe cover treatment Each guide has been redesigned from scratch and updated with new high resolution screen shots In addition the set comes with three iconic game images printed for first time as holographic lithographs The three holographic prints are secured in a beautiful slipcase with magnetic closure
The astonishing story of Benny Binion a rip-roaring saga of murder money and the making of Las Vegas Benny Binion was many things a cowboy a pioneering casino owner a gangster a killer and founder of the hugely successful World Series of Poker Blood Aces tells the story of Binion s crucial role in shaping modern Las Vegas From a Texas backwater Binion rose to prominence on a combination of vision determination and brutal expediency His formula was simple run a good business cultivate the big boys kill your enemies and own the cops Through a mix of cold-bloodedness native intelligence folksiness and philanthropy Binion became one of the most revered figures in the history of gambling and his showmanship shrewdness and violence would come to dominate the Vegas scene Veteran journalist Doug J Swanson uses once-secret government documents and dogged reporting to show how Binion destroyed his rivals and outsmarted his adversaries including J Edgar Hoover As fast paced as any thriller Blood Aces tells a story that is unmatched in the annals of American criminal justice a vital yet untold piece of this country s history
Assassin s Creed Unity Initiate Edition is the ultimate collector s guide The exclusive ultra-limited edition box contains artifacts from an Assassin s initiation along with a hardcover strategy guide to help you explore the open world of Arno s Paris The weathered box is embellished with the Assassin s crest Beneath the lid rests the mystical chalice and a rough-edged sealed scroll bearing the Assassin s creed Hidden deeper within the secret compartment is the hardcover strategy guide which features high-res cover art on a premium soft-touch dust jacket 32 pages of bonus content and the expert strategies and tactics needed to discover all the secrets of Revolutionary Paris 100 complete All main and side missions optional challenges and open-world activities covered so you can achieve 100 completion Revolutionary Walkthrough An at-a-glance walkthrough with tactics tailored to the new Adaptive Mission Mechanic covers every step of the adventure supported by detailed annotated screenshots and maps Training and Customization Optimize your assassin s skills and gear with expert analysis of the options available Learn the best strategies for free running stealth and combat with in-depth training All secrets All unlockables all bonuses... all collectible items all hidden destinations all Achievements and all Trophies you won t miss a thing Dedicated Co-op Tactics Co-op missions open up new side stories and a fun way to explore open-world Paris Get the most out of co-op gameplay with a wealth of insights advanced tips and hi-res maps Poster Map Fully-labeled poster map shows the player all of the secrets and collectibles hidden in Paris Free eGuide Includes a code to access the mobile-friendly eGuide a digital version of the full strategy guide optimized for a second screen experience more