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Skywriting Journal

Full of fluffy white clouds, desert sunsets, lightning storms, and early morning sunbeams, this handy notebook transforms the sky into a canvas for notes, musings, drawings, and doodles. And with the same durable yet elegant flexibind cover as Quirk's successful Walls Notebook, this trusty journal can be carried anywhere. It's the perfect gift for artists, writers, diarists, and dreamers—anyone with their head in the clouds.

Byron Jorjorian is a nature photographer based in Tennessee.

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Big Fat Lies

The brilliant minds at mental_floss have entertained millions of trivia buffs with their unique magazine and publishing program. Now they’ve produced their first trivia card game. Each card contains two statements. One is true, the other is not. Can you spot the Big Fat Lie?

Here’s one from the Arts & Entertainment category:
A) The first name of actor Will Smith is short for “Willard.”
B) Rapper Dr. Dre was briefly enrolled in medical school before turning to a career in hip-hop.

Here’s another from the History & Geography category:
A) U.S. presidents John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Monroe all died on July 4.
B) Authors Bram Stoker and Mary Shelley were both born on October 31.

If you guessed B for both, you’ve identified the Big Fat Lies! With 400 questions in a wide range of categories–everything from Science and History to Popular Culture–Big Fat Lies! is perfect for cocktail parties with friends and family fun in the car.

The editors of MENTAL_FLOSS are responsible for the best-selling books Condensed Knowledge and Forbidden Knowledge.

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My First Book of Business Etiquette

Good business is all about dealing with people. If you have trouble interacting with clients or coworkers, you’ll be circling Help Wanted ads before you know it. My First Book of Business Etiquette is an essential primer on workplace decorum, with information on:

    * Behaving in a meeting
    * Being respectful in an office full of cubicles
    * Conducting business abroad
    * The ins and outs of creative schmoozing
    * And much, much more.

Whether you’re making the transition from the dorm room to the board room-or just want a quick refresher course on good manners-this useful primer is bound to delight!

ALAN AXELROD is the bestselling author of Patton on Leadership, How to Say It at Work, and Elizabeth I, CEO, among others. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

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My First Book of Business Ethics

With corporate scandals dominating the headlines on a regular basis, business ethics are more important than ever. This amusing primer highlights everything an aspiring CEO should know about maintaining integrity in corporate America. You’ll find:

    * Guidance on making fair and honest business decisions
    * A quiz to test your own ethics
    * Advice on promoting ethical behavior
    * Simple lessons for making your workplace a positive environment
    * And much, much more.

It’s the perfect gift for office newbies, seasoned executives, and college graduates everywhere!

ALAN AXELROD is the bestselling author of Patton on Leadership, How to Say It at Work, and Elizabeth I, CEO, among others. He lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Mental_Floss Presents: Law School in a Box

Sure, you could spend $100,000 on a law degree from Harvard or Yale. But then you’d have to deal with crowded classrooms, inconvenient course schedules, and rigorous academic study.

Fortunately, the brilliant minds of mental_floss magazine are proud to offer an alternative: Law School in a Box. This prestigious boxed university offers a complete legal education for just $14.95. Your program includes:

    * Law School in 96 Pages: Your Comprehensive Textbook
    * 10 Heroes of the Courtroom Trading Cards
    * 10 “You Be the Judge” Cards
    * A devilishly complicated legal-trivia bar exam
    * A rolled diploma with real Latin words

It’s the perfect gift for lawyers and would-be lawyers of all ages, from the highest-ranked boxed law school in the country!

Available at newsstands everywhere, MENTAL_FLOSS MAGAZINE was founded in 2001 with the mission of blurring the lines between education and entertainment. The editors are responsible for the best-selling books Condensed Knowledge and Forbidden Knowledge.

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Mental_Floss Presents: Med School in a Box

So you’re thinking about med school-but you’re not ready to devote the next ten years to grad school. Or perhaps you’re already a medical doctor and just want a quick refresher course. Either way, the brilliant minds at mental_floss magazine are happy to help. Med School in a Box offers instruction in anatomy, physiology, neurosurgery, and other impressive-sounding subjects for the wildly low price of $14.95. Your program includes:

    * Med School in 96 Pages: Your Comprehensive Textbook
    * 10 Heroes of Medicine Trading Cards
    * 10 Extra-Credit Study Cards
    * A devilishly complicated medical-trivia board exam
    * A rolled diploma with real Latin words

It’s the perfect gift for doctors and would-be doctors of all ages, from the highest-ranked boxed medical school in the country!

Available at newsstands everywhere, MENTAL_FLOSS MAGAZINE was founded in 2001 with the mission of blurring the lines between education and entertainment. The editors are responsible for the bestselling books Condensed Knowledge and Forbidden Knowledge.

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