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Calvin Klein Men's Pack of 3 Trunk, Black/White/Grey Heather, X-Large
Calvin Klein Men's Pack of 3 Trunk, Black/White/Grey Heather, X-Large
Price: £24.07

2.0 out of 5 stars Grey trunks much smaller than other colours, 11 May 2017
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For some odd reason the grey colour trunks are much smaller in size than the white and the black. Can't imagine why and it's pretty much impossible to only return the grey from a multi pack.


The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed the World
The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed the World
by Michael Lewis
Edition: Hardcover
Price: £14.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Brings humanity to the world of academia, 9 Jan. 2017
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I already had a good understanding of the work of Tversky and Khaneman prior to reading this book. For those new to the field of Behavioural Economics this may not be the best starting point, nor is it intended to be.

What this book achieves is to take their work and set it within a narrative structur. In doing so, it gives it context, makes it easier for the layperson to understand and adds humanity to an academic field.

The book is, of course, beautifully written. It flows with an ease making it almost impossible to put down.

If Michael Lewis should read this review, I would like to offer him my heartfelt gratitude for making the fascinating work of these incredible men come alive.

This is my most-prized book of 2016 and will be treasured forever. My one and only criticism is the frustrating lack of an index. An irrational decision in itself.


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0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars One Star, 20 Sept. 2015
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This device will not work if you use an Access Point on your WiFi network.


Asus P2E WXGA LED Projector
Asus P2E WXGA LED Projector

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great projector - Poor supplier from Bora, 11 Jan. 2014
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The projector is amazing. Hard to believe that it is possible to get this picture quality, brightness and image size from a device with the footprint no bigger than a CD case. The only gripe I have with the product is that there is that the image size is fixed. Which means that you have to move the projector or screen to adjust the size instead of being able to control it from the device itself.

I ordered the item from Bora Computer via Amazon on 2nd Jan 2014. It took 2 weeks to arrive and included only a Euro plug fitting instead of a UK mains lead.


Ostrich
Ostrich
by Matt Greene
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant, moving and funny - Highly recommended!, 12 Sept. 2013
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I thoroughly enjoyed this début novel and could only put it down when forced to do so by a flat iPad battery. Just buy it!


Kensington 33374EU Wireless 2.4 GHz USB Presenter and Red Laser Pointer, Compatible with PowerPoint and KeyNote - Black
Kensington 33374EU Wireless 2.4 GHz USB Presenter and Red Laser Pointer, Compatible with PowerPoint and KeyNote - Black
Price: £29.99

13 of 14 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Useless if your presentations include showing web pages, 15 Feb. 2012
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If you need to show web pages in a browser as part of your presentation there is a major problem using this pointer. For some insane reason the manufacturer has designed this pointer so that ever time you use the laser function to highlight something on the screen it will do a refresh of the web page showing in the browser. This makes the item totally useless if you need to display web pages and refer to them on screen.

If you are only using this for PowerPoint then it works fine but otherwise avoid this product like the plague.
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The Quantum Universe: Everything that can happen does happen
The Quantum Universe: Everything that can happen does happen
by Brian Cox
Edition: Hardcover

74 of 143 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars So so dissapointing!, 31 Oct. 2011
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Not sure which book the reviewer "Homer Q Einstein" read but this book is anything but an easy read.

I am already familiar with many of the principles behind Quantum mechanics and was excited to see this book promising an explanation that "everyone can understand". Not only is the book written with an assumption of knowledge in advanced mathematics it also entirely fails to convey any of the wonder and thrill of this incredible area of science. Perhaps Brian Cox should stick to looking pretty on a windswept cliff edges? If only Richard Dawkins had studied physics instead of a biology we might have had an a truly accessible and well-crafted book on Quantum Science.

If you are not already a physicist this book won't help you to understand the subject any better than you do now. If you are a physicist you probably won't be buying this book.

I've got a half a mind to file a complaint to the Advertising Standards Authority for the publisher's misleading dustcover claims!

Do not waste your money!
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Financial Times Guide to Exchange Traded Funds and Index Funds: How to use tracker funds in your investment portfolio (The FT Guides)
Financial Times Guide to Exchange Traded Funds and Index Funds: How to use tracker funds in your investment portfolio (The FT Guides)
by David Stevenson
Edition: Paperback

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Literally worth its weight in gold!, 26 Jan. 2011
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Like many savers disappointed with the below-inflation interest rates offered by the banks, I looked to other types of investments. Financial advisers seemed to be only interested in recommending managed funds that eat up any profits in hefty charges (even when they are losing your money) and offers no better return than funds that simply tracks the index. Hardly surprising considering how much financial advisors stand to gain from fees and commission from these managed funds.

At this point, those with sense will start looking at ETFs as a way to build a diversified portfolio and achieve the maximum return relative to risk while also keeping the costs of their investments as low as possible.

If you are one of those people, buy this book now. It is probably the most well-written, comprehensive and balanced piece of work I have read on any topic. I am certainly no investment expert but found this book clearly written without the usual padding and with clear actionable advice for building your own ETF-based portfolio.

You almost certainly don't need to pay thousands of pounds to a financial advisor. This book may cost £20 but it is (literally) worth its weight in gold. Highly and unreservedly recommended


Mackie SRM-450
Mackie SRM-450

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Overheating still a problem, 4 Sept. 2008
This review is from: Mackie SRM-450 (Electronics)
Bought these in Novermber 2008 and now they keep cutting out due to overheating. Great sound quality but reliability a big problem for this once great brand - stay away!


The Scheme for Full Employment
The Scheme for Full Employment
by Magnus Mills
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Masterpiece!, 1 May 2003
I am simply stunned by the lack of enthusiasm for this book from other reviewers! Did we read the same book?
For me, this is Magnus Mills at his very best. More than ever he has created an extraordinarily beautiful world in which the characters spring to life from the very first page.
I read this from cover to cover late into the night. As with Mills’ previous works I became totally engrossed with the apparent triviality of this world of delivery drivers and depots. So much can be read into this story that I found myself thinking about the characters and plot for several weeks.
Closing the book having read the last page brings one down to earth with an intense frustration.
I firmly believe that Magnus Mills will come to be considered as one of the great authors of the modern age. His work will surely become part of the school syllabus of the future.
Mr Mills, if you are reading this - please write faster!


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