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G N Netcom Jabra GN9120DG Wireless Headset for Cordless DECT Phones
G N Netcom Jabra GN9120DG Wireless Headset for Cordless DECT Phones
Offered by liGo
Price: 79.99

1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Do not buy this, 17 Aug 2012
I bought this and now deeply regret that I did.

I have two big issues
- The headset volume is way too low, when on conference calls I really struggle to hear at times
- Unless I speak directly into the mic, folks find it challenging to hear me


The Faith Healers
The Faith Healers
by James Randi
Edition: Paperback
Price: 22.95

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Exposes the religious con-men, 1 Jan 2010
This review is from: The Faith Healers (Paperback)
A behind the scenes exposure of how many well-known evangelists are nothing but con-artists soaking the gullible for every penny.

If you do truly wish to know what is really going on and how the scams work, then this is the book for you. Randi has a long career as a professional illusionist, escape artist and magician, thus has considerable experience crafting illusions that appear to be miracles. He is honest and when he performs his illusions, you know its a trick. In stark contrast, you have all the pentecostal faith-healers doing the same tricks, but pretending that God did it in order to soak up a regular flow of Millions of dollars from the gullible believers. Here he exposes and confronts these scam-artists.
Comment Comments (2) | Permalink | Most recent comment: May 3, 2010 6:53 PM BST


Really Really Big Questions
Really Really Big Questions
by Stephen Law
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 12.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Ideal philosophy intro for young readers, 1 Jan 2010
My 9 year old loves this ... it has greatly helped her to start asking challenging questions.

Its friendly, down to earth and does not come across in school-teacher mode.

Mind-teasers, optical illusions and thought experiments make this philosophic journey fun.


Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design
Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design
by Stephen C. Meyer
Edition: Hardcover

38 of 91 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Usual rehash of old debunked gibberish, 11 Dec 2009
It pretends to be science ... but its not. It pretends to be credible, but its not. If interested in a bit of "Critical Thinking" practice, why not pick up a copy and see how many logical fallacies you can spot ... or if interested in a bit of religious propaganda, then it might be for you. However, if interested in real science ... then best to skip this.

Be aware of all positive reviews here. There has been an organized campaign to craft a few false positives (especially on Amazon.com) by the religious group behind this (that in itself says a lot about their ethics and their credibility as a trusted source of information).
Comment Comments (16) | Permalink | Most recent comment: Aug 13, 2010 11:37 AM BST


Big Time Electronic Timer
Big Time Electronic Timer

2 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Bad user interface, 20 Sep 2009
This timer is a great example of how you can take a really simple user interface and over-design it to the very frustrating point of non-usability.

Things I hate about it:
- No seconds display
- 3 button interface is way too complex

I find I simply cannot use it without reference to the user guide. OK, some aspects are easy, but not all, and thats what kills this one for me. Once you get it running, what the heck do I press to stop? And once you do work out how to stop, how to you clear it to start again? Its just not obvious to my thick brain. If you just happen to be a rocket scientist, and love complex user interfaces, then this is the timer for you. On the other hand, if you happen to be a humble mortal like me and don't have time to waste reading user guides every time you wish to operate it, then I recommend you skip this one.

Its takes me all of 10 seconds to work out a better interface with 3 buttons .. ah but then I guess the designer will never find that out since this timer does not let you measure seconds :-)


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