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The Raid 2 [Blu-ray] [2014]
The Raid 2 [Blu-ray] [2014]
Dvd ~ Iko Uwais
Price: £2.99

3 of 11 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not up to the first one, 9 Aug. 2014
I loved the raid,this is about half as good.The story is not up to much.The action scenes get a bit tedious,The fight in the back of a car goes on forever, for no particular reason.There is a car chase of sorts chucked in but it is a bit lame.Shame really,maybe the next one will be better.
Comment Comment (1) | Permalink | Most recent comment: Aug 19, 2014 4:03 PM BST


Thrive: The Power of Evidence-Based Psychological Therapies
Thrive: The Power of Evidence-Based Psychological Therapies
Price: £7.99

10 of 22 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars The power of positive thinking?, 10 July 2014
A very skewed look at the benefits of CBT and the IAPT model.Apparently all these very ill people will after a few sessions with IAPT suddenly go out and get a job.The taxes they will then pay for the whole IAPT business.A much more reliable account is 'The Therapy Industry' by Paul Maloney.Just like the drug companies the therapy business has cherry picked and fiddled the statistics to make out CBT is the answer to everything,A good principle in most areas is if something too sounds too good to be true, it usually is.
Comment Comments (4) | Permalink | Most recent comment: Sep 11, 2014 3:23 PM BST


The Consolations of Economics: How We Will All Benefit from the New World Order
The Consolations of Economics: How We Will All Benefit from the New World Order
Price: £10.00

4 of 17 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Tory boy, 9 July 2014
Economic adviser to Boris,god help us. Apparently everything is honky dory for the top 1% so stop worrying.


Rock Breaks Scissors: A Practical Guide to Outguessing and Outwitting Almost Everybody
Rock Breaks Scissors: A Practical Guide to Outguessing and Outwitting Almost Everybody
by William Poundstone
Edition: Paperback

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not his best, 7 July 2014
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probably more for an american audience.Lots of stuff about stats for american football and base ball.A few interesting points about how we make mistakes.


An Epic Swindle: 44 Months with a Pair of Cowboys
An Epic Swindle: 44 Months with a Pair of Cowboys
Price: £4.99

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Shysters united, 7 July 2014
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Quite frightening look at how a pair of shysters almost ruined a football club


The Advertising Effect: How to Change Behaviour
The Advertising Effect: How to Change Behaviour
by Adam Ferrier
Edition: Paperback
Price: £18.33

5.0 out of 5 stars using the dark arts for good, 29 Jun. 2014
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Interesting look at how to use the principles of advertising for behavioural change.Well written and informative.Advertsing would seem to be the origional evidence based psychological practice so worth trying if you want to make positive changes to peoples behaviour.


Autopilot: The Art and Science of Doing Nothing
Autopilot: The Art and Science of Doing Nothing
Price: £5.62

5.0 out of 5 stars Being idle is good for your brain, 19 May 2014
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Formatting was a bit of a problem for the eBook but a very good look at how doing nothing is good for your brain. The author has a bit of a thing about time management 'gurus' and 6 stigma management process's but his argument against them is very entertaining.


Black Hole Focus: How Intelligent People Can Create a Powerful Purpose for Their Lives
Black Hole Focus: How Intelligent People Can Create a Powerful Purpose for Their Lives
Price: £11.39

7 of 10 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars usual positive thinking hocum, 16 May 2014
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Apparently any one can do anything they set their mind to,if they just set a goal and work really hard.This book has every self help cliche from the last 50 years all rolled into one little book.
Comment Comment (1) | Permalink | Most recent comment: Aug 25, 2014 4:52 PM BST


Think Like a Freak: Secrets of the Rogue Economist
Think Like a Freak: Secrets of the Rogue Economist
Price: £5.99

6 of 31 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Right wing pseudoeconomics, 16 May 2014
The first book in this ever growing series was interesting in parts but nothing freakish about their thinking.Just the usual right wing theorising.There is a bit in this book where they say the NS can't work,even though admitting it is more efficient than the US model which they think is more efficient.they compare getting life saving care to getting a free car every year.It was obvious they did not know what they were talking about and basing their argument on the US prejudice against any state run enterprise.Considering their freakish thinking is supposed to be evidence based,most of their conclusions seem to be ideologically driven.
Comment Comment (1) | Permalink | Most recent comment: Jun 22, 2014 10:41 AM BST


Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
Beyond Training: Mastering Endurance, Health & Life
Price: £6.99

13 of 15 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Maybe OK for endurance athletes, 6 May 2014
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Not much new here.Cold showers.Don't exercise too much.take lots of expensive supplements and don't sleep next to your mobile phone.very much like '4 hour body'.


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