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Think Like a Freak: How to Think Smarter about Alm&hellip by Steven D. Levitt
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
This is a very quick read. While better than the flawed Superfreakonomics it is very different from the original book. Fewer examples and interesting pieces, more a companion to the first book and covering much the same ground as their podcast.

If you pick this up cheap it's worth the hour or two it'll take you to read, but if you've not read Freakonomics that is the book to go for.
Canon PIXMA MG8150 All-In-One Wi-Fi Colour Photo P&hellip by Canon
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars AVOID, 29 Mar 2013
After doing a bit of research I decided on this printer when my old faithful Epson died. I also thought a high quality scanner would be useful for some projects I wished to embark on.

This printer is horrific to set up as many have pointed out with numerous drivers needing to be installed and the Wifi flakey at best. It is big and heavy but the trays surprisingly fragile and the build quality is not what I would have expected for the price.

Worst of all is the quality of the print and scanning. The print is average at best, and certainly a lot poorer than my old Epson (which was hardly top of the range) which I bought around ten years ago. Images on the correct paper… Read more
In The Shadow Of The Moon [Blu-ray] <b>Blu-ray</b> ~ David Sington
In The Shadow Of The Moon [Blu-ray] Blu-ray ~ David Sington
It is hard to condense the whole mission to the moon in 90mins, and so this film concentrates on the Apollo missions and in particularly the thoughts and reflections of the men who went to the moon. Not all contributed, most notably Neil Armstrong, however there is enough interview footage and commentary by his colleagues to give a strong flavour of that first landing.

Yes there may be better in depth documentaries of the overall technicalities and mission program (including Mercury and Gemini) on other films, but this crystallises the emotions and inspiration these men gave to the rest of the world.

On a technical point, some of the original footage is 1960s based,… Read more

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