New Lifelong Learning

February 27, 2012

February 27, 2012
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52 Small Changes: One Year to a Happier, Healthier You
Blumenthal, Brett
Whether as New Year’s resolutions, birthday wishes, or daily promises, most everyone vows at some point to make a major life change. But change is easier said than done, especially when it comes to better managing our wellness amidst the chaos of everyday living.  Blumenthal provides an engaging roadmap to lasting results and ‘happier, healthier you.
 
All the Money in the World: What the Happiest People Know About Getting and Spending
Vanderkam, Laura
Builds on the premise of 168 Hours to reveal that readers have more financial resources than they realize and can enable more satisfying lives through strategic choices, sharing enlightening stories about individuals and families who have achieved financial fulfillment through prudent spending.
 
The America’s Test Kitchen Menu Cookbook: Kitchen-Tested Menus for Foolproof Dinner Parties
America’s Test Kitchen (COR)
Presents forty seasonal menus and holiday menus along with cooking tips, last-minute recipes, and information on equipment.
 
The Escape Artists: How Obama’s Team Fumbled the Recovery
Scheiber, Noam
A senior editor at The New Republic and regular guest on leading news networks presents an analysis of the Obama administration’s handling of the economic crisis that offers insight into specific actions that are being taken and how they reflect the 44th President’s economic policies.
 
The New Hate: A History of Fear and Loathing on the Populist Right
Goldwag, Arthur
A history of the role of organized hate in American politics delineates the origins of extreme belief systems as well as the economic and social factors that have contributed to their popularity.
 
Planet Dinosaur: The Next Generation of Killer Giants
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The last decade has been particularly fruitful in the study of dinosaurs, with more new species found than were discovered in the preceding 200 years. Many of these discoveries easily eclipse previously known species and are rewriting what we know about dinosaurs.
 
Showdown: The Inside Story of How Obama Fought Back Against Boehner, Cantor, and the Tea Party
Corn, David
Based on in-depth interviews with senior administration officials and others close to the Oval Office, a veteran political journalist presents a behind-the-scenes look at Obama’s third year, documenting and evaluating the crucial decisions of a president who once inspired millions.
 
Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier
Degrasse Tyson, Neil / Lang, Avis (EDT)
The astrophysicist director of the Hayden Planetarium in New York discusses the future of space travel and the importance of its exploration for the United States’ economy, security, and morale.
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One Response to “New Lifelong Learning”


  1. I’m not sure what I’m supposed to do with all this interesting information. My name is Marc Chavaree and I have a lifelong learning platform in Charlotte, NC called Carolina Learning Connection.
    Are these topics being taught somewhere or are they just here on this blog authored by the people mentioned.


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