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Ferrets For Dummies

Author : Kim Schilling
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Thinking about getting a ferret? Want to make sure you’re giving the ferret you already have the best possible care? Ferrets For Dummies helps you decide whether a ferret is for you and give your little fellah a healthy, happy home. It’s packed with practical information on feeding, housing, health maintenance, and medical care. This friendly, plain-English guide gives you the authoritative information you need in a cut-to-the-chase, quick-reference format. You’ll find the latest on appropriate diets for ferrets, dental hygiene, common ferret diseases and infections, and designing and establishing an enjoyable and enriching environment for both your ferret and yourself. You’ll also get solid tips about how to get to know your ferret and introduce it to other family members and how and when to give your ferret and his cage a good cleaning. Discover how to: Choose the perfect ferret Ferret-proof your house Handle ferret first-aid Make foods your ferret will love Deal with behavior issues Select terrific ferret toys Interpret your ferret’s actions Find the best vet for your ferret Travel with your ferret Make sure your little friend doesn’t get bored Decide whether to breed your ferret Complete with helpful lists of ferret myths and misconceptions as well as recipes for meals your ferret will gobble up, Ferrets For Dummies is the resource you need to keep your ferret happy and healthy for years to come.

How to Care Ferrets

Author : Tomekia Denmark
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Thinking about getting a ferret? Want to make sure you're giving the ferret you already have the best possible care? How to Care Ferrets helps you decide whether a ferret is for you and give your little fellah a healthy, happy home. It's packed with practical information on feeding, housing, health maintenance, and medical care. This friendly, plain-English guide gives you the authoritative information you need in a cut-to-the-chase, quick-reference format. You'll find the latest on appropriate diets for ferrets, dental hygiene, common ferret diseases and infections, and designing and establishing an enjoyable and enriching environment for both your ferret and yourself. You'll also get solid tips about how to get to know your ferret and introduce it to other family members and how and when to give your ferret and his cage a good cleaning. Discover how to: - Ferret - Biology of Ferret - Choosing Your Perfect Ferret - How to Train a Ferret - How to Keep a Single Ferret Happy - How to Travel With a Ferret Complete with helpful lists of ferret myths and misconceptions as well as recipes for meals your ferret will gobble up, How to Care Ferrets is the resource you need to keep your ferret happy and healthy for years to come.

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Fertility For Dummies

Author : Jackie Meyers-Thompson
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Birds do it, bees do it, even educated fleas do it. People do it too—have babies, that is—but sometimes they need a little help getting there. Often the problem is simple and can be handled without medical intervention. Unfortunately, in many cases it’s more complicated and can lead to a long, costly, and emotionally trying treatment process. Each year, more than 6 million people become fertility patients in the United States, alone. And they’re just the ones who can afford treatments which can cost as much as $20,000—with no guarantee of success. Ready for a baby but having a hard time conceiving? In this friendly guide, fertility patient, Jackie Meyers-Thompson and fertility expert Sharon Perkins use humor, heartache, and the real-life experiences of actual patients to cover the complete fertility story. In jargon-free language, they clue you in on the essentials of human reproduction and what can impede it. And they tell you what you need to know to: Take control of your fertility Optimize you chances of conceiving Know why you’re not conceiving Understand your treatment options Find the right doctor and work with him or her Navigate the confusing world of fertility treatments From basic life-style changes to in vitro fertilization, Fertility For Dummies covers all the basic and high-tech fertility choices available. You’ll discover what you need to know about: The female anatomy, the logistics of getting pregnant, and behaviors you should or shouldn’t change before trying to conceive Fine-tuning conception efforts using methods to predict ovulation, best sexual behaviors, diet, vitamins and supplements, and more Tests for diagnosing fertility problems and understanding the effects of various diseases on fertility Choosing a specialist and choosing a treatment, including intrauterine insemination and fertility injections In vitro fertilization, what to expect physically, emotionally, and financially Third-party reproduction—working with sperm donors, egg donors, embryo adoption, and surrogates Relax, discover your fertility options, and let Fertility For Dummies be your guide to having a baby.

Bartending For Dummies

Author : Ray Foley
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Now updated and expanded-the bestselling guide to mixing drinks "A must for all the 'do it yourself' bartenders."-Charles Chop, United States Bartenders Guild "Who better to write Bartending For Dummies than America's best known and funniest bartender, Ray Foley."-Bill Samuels Jr., President of Maker's Mark Distillery First published in 1997, Bartending For Dummies has helped hundreds of thousands solve the mysteries of mixology-and remains one of the top-selling bartending guides, week after week. Now, bartender extraordinaire Ray Foley has updated his classic guide, making it even more essential to anyone who entertains. This updated edition now offers recipes for today's trendiest cocktails, such as the Metropolitan and the Apple Martini. It features the latest drinks with flavored vodkas and rums. And it delivers expanded coverage of single-malt Scotch whiskies and wines from around the world. Best of all, the book continues to include all the features that have made it so popular over the years: an A-to-Z recipe guide to nearly 1,000 cocktails and shooters, unbeatable tips on outfitting a home bar and mixing cocktails like a pro, and savvy guidance on selecting liquors, wines, and other libations. It's just what people need to mix up great drinks and have a blast! Ray Foley (Basking Ridge, NJ) has been a bartender for more than 20 years. He is the Publisher and founder of Bartender magazine (150,000 circulation) and (2.5 million hits per month) and is the author of The Ultimate Cocktail Book, The Ultimate Cocktail Book II, The Ultimate Little Shooter Book, and The Ultimate Little Martini Book, among others.

ACT 6 For Dummies

Author : Karen S. Fredricks
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ACT! organizes customer information in one place, providing instant access to names, phone numbers, addresses, appointments, call histories, follow-up activities, and more Explores ACT!'s features, including a ready-to-use contact database with search capabilities; Internet links; mail, fax, and e-mail merge; synchronization with Palm OS handhelds; integration with Outlook and other popular products; report generation; and a customizable database Latest edition of this successful title shows business professionals how to use ACT!'s new e-mail features, new active libraries, and improved Internet services and Outlook integration

Everyday Math For Dummies

Author : Charles Seiter
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After you graduated from high school, college, or even graduate school you might have vowed never to deal with math again, right? But everyday, you’re faced with some form of math, from balancing your checkbook to tipping your server at a restaurant. Well, there’s no reason to be intimidated when it comes to math, and this book will show you why. Everyday Math for Dummies is intended to be a quick, enjoyable adult-oriented course in the aspects of math you need all the time. Whether you’re looking for a refresher on math skills you might have forgotten or want to obtain math skills you never fully understood, Everyday Math For Dummies can help you discover the answers to all kinds of problems. Everyday Math For Dummies helps build your skills so that you can better deal with all sorts of stressful math situations, from refinancing your house to evaluating business news and understanding sports statistics. There’s even a fun chapter on puzzles! With this book as your guide, you’ll be able to: Finally make sense of your checkbook Master the simplest tipping rules in the world Calculate compound interest like an investment pro Understand the math of refinancing and debt management Decipher the fine print in a credit card agreement Figure percentages easily with a calculator, on paper, or in your head Get a handle on all that stuff from high school—algebra, geometry, and trig Everyday Math For Dummies can help you take charge of your life. Complete with a tear-out cheat sheet for you to keep handy for when the kids need help with their homework or you need help completing your tax return, this book makes math easy.

Outlook 2003 For Dummies

Author : Bill Dyszel
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Do you have more email accounts and messages than you can possibly manage? Do you often forget important details? How many times have you misplaced an important email address? Guess what? You can solve all these problems with Microsoft Outlook 2003, a component of Microsoft Office, and Outlook 2003 For Dummies will show you how! Over 100 million people use Outlook, but many only utilize a few features. Outlook is extremely versatile and can perform a wide range of functions like: E-mail organization Calendars and to-do lists Personal directories Journal-keeping With Outlook 2003 For Dummies, regarded as the #1 bestselling book on the subject, you will be able to get the most out of Outlook and finally organize your busy life. Whether you’re in your home or office, Outlook can make your day go smoothly and more efficiently. This comprehensive guide explores: How to manage, organize, and get on top of your e-mails How to create your own virtual little black book Calendar features and how to manage and assign tasks Recording your activities with Outlook Notes and journal entries Outlook Express and how to get news e-mails from newsgroups Security features to keep your life private and safe Customizing Outlook with accessories Advanced functions and useful tips and shortcuts Written by Bill Dryszel, the award-winning author of Microsoft Outlook 2000 for Dummies, Treo Visor For Dummies, and Palm For Dummies, this book offers expert advice in a down-to-earth kind of manner. Outlook 2003 For Dummies offers a quick and easy way to get the hang of this useful program and start managing your daily tasks with efficiency.

ACT 2005 For Dummies

Author : Karen S. Fredricks
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Explains how to use the contact and time management program to enter and maintain a contact list, generate reports and mailings, cross-reference a schedule, and access the Internet.

Tablet PCs For Dummies

Author : Nancy Stevenson
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* Tablet PCs, similar in size and thickness to a yellow paper notepad, are essentially modified notebooks that allow a user to take notes using natural handwriting with a digital pen on a touch-sensitive screen instead of typing on a keyboard * All models of Tablet PCs can be attached to standard keyboards, monitors, and mouse devices for easy computing * Geared toward the general user of the Tablet PC, with information about configuration, working with pen computing, Ink, voice recognition, and using the onscreen interface * Covers computing topics such as file management, browsing the Internet, and using Office applications * Includes case study examples of how the Tablet PC can be used in vertical applications such as healthcare and for enhanced productivity throughout an organization

NET Web Services For Dummies

Author : Anthony T. Mann
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Getting a bunch of computers to talk to each other used to be tougher than getting a straight answer from a politician in an election year. .NET web services fixes that. A unique combination of technologies, the .NET platform for the first time makes distributed computing language independent, platform independent, and device independent. Which is a pretty big deal when you consider that applications built and run on the .NET platform are available any time, any place, and on any device—in other words, .NET equals total connectivity. It also means that developers for the Internet and intranets can now use Web services to include all kinds of amazing functionalities in a new program without having to reinvent the wheel and without needing to know anything about the business or complexity of the Web service he or she is using. Ready to join the .NET Web services revolution? Then this book is for you. Written by bestselling computer book author Anthony Mann, it puts you on the fast track to developing amazing .NET Web serv ices. Here’s you chance to: Discover XML and SOAP Master the .NET Framework and .NET server Create, test and debug Web services using Visual Studio .NET Implement your Web services throughout an organization or on the Internet Secure your Web services Find and consume Web services that were written by other developers Written in an accessible, easy-to-read format, supplemented with dozens of screen shots and highlighted tips and shortcuts, .NET Web Services For Dummies covers all the bases for beginners and intermediate .NET users alike. Important topics covered include: How Web services can benefit your organization Using the .NET framework, .NET server, Visual Studio .NET, and all the tools and technologies on the .NET platform Designing, building, testing and deploying Web services Migrating from other technologies Your total guide to bridging the digital communications gap .NET Web Services For Dummies gets you up and running in no time with the knowledge and skills you need to develop sophisticated Web service applications on the Microsoft platform.

Linux For Dummies

Author : Dee-Ann LeBlanc
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Covers the essentials that first-time Linux users need to know about installing and using Linux on their desktop. Topics include preparing your PC for Linux, installing, connecting to a network or the Internet, working with the GNOME interface, playing media files, and working with the file system. Covers specialized uses of Linux including using Linux as a server as well as an embedded or turnkey system, a supercomputer, a real-time controller. Covers the latest tools for browsing the Internet, being productive, and keeping your connection secure. Series features: Includes the simple and fun reference style that has made the For Dummies series a favorite for over 200,000 first-time Linux users. ABOUT THE CD-ROM Two CDs included with this book contain the latest distribution of Red Hat Linux.

Incorporating Your Business For Dummies

Author : The Company Corporation
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If you’re a business owner, incorporation can help you protect your personal assets and cut down your tax bill. But all the paperwork and legalese can make incorporation seem like more trouble than it’s worth. Incorporating Your Business For Dummies offers all the savvy tips you need to get incorporated — starting today! Whether your business is big or small, incorporating isn’t as simple as it could be. This handy reference makes incorporation make sense, and guides you through the process step by step. From handling the mountain of paperwork to getting back to business once you’re finished, Incorporating Your Business For Dummies offers a wealth of helpful advice on these and many more topics: Knowing whether or not incorporation can help you Choosing the type of entity that will work best for your business Dealing with shareholders and shareholder agreements Transferring money and assets in or out of the corporation Documenting corporate actions and maintaining compliance Finding the right attorney, accountant, tax advisor, and other professionals Written by the experts at The Company Corporation, who handle more than 100,000 incorporations every year, this helpful book offers the kind of advice you can only get from professionals — but in a user-friendly, lingo-free format. Whether you just want a little help with the paperwork, or don’t even know what a corporation is, you’ll find everything you need to know: What limited liability means Corporate statutes, bylaws, and articles Choosing directors and assigning duties The benefits of S corporation status Deciding where to incorporate Registering corporate names and domain names Balancing equity versus debt Understanding shareholder rights Getting your financial information in order Hiring a professional to help with corporate compliance If you want step-by-step help on setting up your corporation, dealing with the paperwork, and getting off on the right foot, Incorporating Your Business For Dummies is the only resource you need. Packed with the kind of tips and advice you’ll find nowhere else, it’s the uncomplicated way to get incorporated.

Adobe Premiere Pro For Dummies

Author : Keith Underdahl
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An essential resource for anyone who wants to get up and running with this popular video-editing application, from amateur and hobbyist filmmakers to professionals who want to explore the possibilities of editing on a PC Explains how to shoot good footage, get digital video onto a PC, set up a Premiere production studio, edit clips, add effects, work with audio, and output the finished product or share it online Released day and date with the new software version, the book covers the latest Premiere features and improvements Keith Underdahl, the author of Digital Video For Dummies (0-7645-4114-5) and other books on digital video, has broad experience as both an amateur videographer and professional video producer

Building a PC For Dummies

Author : Mark L. Chambers
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Designed for first-time builders and seasoned veterans this book will help users design and build the system they really want - from determining which parts are needed for troubleshooting when things don?t work right. Covers the main features of building a PC including: building the foundation, adding RAM, adding a video card and a monitor, installing a hard drive and other storage devices, hooking up CD and DVD drives, connecting the sound card, installing a modem, adding a scanner, printer and speakers, and much more.

Aquariums For Dummies

Author : Maddy Hargrove
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Keeping an aquarium adds beauty and grace to your life. That elegant little world in a glass box can be your respite from the cares of the day and even can lower your blood pressure. It can be a great outlet for your artistic impulses, and educational for your kids. And when it comes to pets, you can’t go wrong with fish. They eat little, require minimal space, and need no training. They never stray, bay at the moon, or leave surprises on your lawn. They’re not prone to rude sniffing, and they won’t chase your letter carrier. And fish never get hairballs or scratch your furniture. Aquariums For Dummies answers all your fishy questions about keeping an aquarium and makes it easy to get into the swim of things with your own freshwater, brackish, or marine aquarium. You’ll discover how to: Choose the right aquarium for you Select the best fish Create and maintain a healthy aquarium Locate good deals on equipment Design a dazzling underwater environment With humor and without a lot of jargon, expert Maddy and Mic Hargrove cover all the bases. They give you step-by-step instructions on how to select equipment and set up your aquarium. And they explore an array of important and fun topics, including: Tanks, water sources, substrates and decorations, and water testing Live plants for freshwater and brackish aquariums and invertebrates for marine aquariums Fish anatomy and physiology (plus a guide to dozens of freshwater coldwater, tropical marine, and brackish fish) Choosing a quality dealer and developing a good relationship with them Deciding what the right species for you and selecting fish Fish diet and nutrition Diagnosing and treating diseases in fish Breeding fish for fun and profit A fun and easy guide to creating and maintaining a beautiful aquarium, Aquariums For Dummies is your entrée to the fascinating and rewarding world of fishkeeping.

The SAT I For Dummies

Author : Geraldine Woods
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Covers the new writing section and expanded math Get the skills you need to score big on the new exam Scared of the new SAT? Relax! This friendly, easy-to-follow guide arms you with tons of practice questions, detailed answers, and plenty of savvy test-taking techniques, as well as two practice exams. From reading comprehension and sentence completion to math and grammar essentials, you'll be fully prepped to take on the new exam and score your best. Discover how to * Prepare well in advance * Sharpen your reading, writing, and math skills * Stay calm and focused during the exam * Avoid SAT tricks and traps * Decide which questions to double-check

Red Hat Linux 9 For Dummies

Author : Jon Hall
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Red Hat Linux, with its splashy brand name and recognizable logo, is undeniably one of the driving forces behind the Linux revolution—and, by far, the most popular Linux flavor. It’s used by businesses, individuals, and governments world wide to cut costs, improve performance, and just plain get the work done. You can use it as a desktop workstation, a network server, an Internet gateway, a firewall, the basis of an embedded system (such as a smart VCR or a robot), or even as a multiprocessor supercomputer. And thanks to the thousands of people who continually refine different parts of Linux, Red Hat Linux keeps getting more flexible and robust with each new release. Ready to put the power of the penguin in your PC? This handy plain-English guide to Red Hat Linux 9 shows you how—no experience required! It gets you up and running with everything you need to know to: Install, configure, customize, and fine-tune Red Hat Linux 9 Get connected to the Internet Work with Word documents Set up a Web server Customize your own flexible, powerful workstation Connect to a wireless network Build a firewall With world-renowned Linux expert and crusader Jon “maddog” Hall and Paul Sery as your guides, you’ll quickly master what you need to know about: Connecting to the Internet via broadband DSL and cable modems or old-fashioned dial-up modems Getting connected to your Local Area Network (LAN) Building simple Internet and LAN services, including Web pages and print servers Using Red Hat Linux to play CDs and MP3s and listen to radio stations Using OpenOffice desktop productivity suite, Evolution desktop organizer/and email client, the streaming multimedia player, and other cool applications On the 2 Bonus CD-ROMs you’ll find: Publisher’s edition of Red Hat Linux 9 Apache Web Server GNU compiler GNOME and KDE Desktop This amazing book/CD package is hands-down the quickest, easiest, and cheapest way to put the full power of Linux to work for you.

Colorado the Rockies For Dummies

Author : Alex Wells
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From spectacular ski mountains to eerie ghost towns, roaring rivers to heavenly hot springs, Colorado and its majestic Rocky Mountains offer incredible scenery and a fantastic range of recreational options to plunge into it headfirst. No matter what your season and reason for a trip to Colorado might be—extreme snowboarding off-piste in Aspen or hiking with the whole family in Rocky Mountain National Park—you’ll find all the guidance you need with this friendly travel companion, including: Tips on what’s happening in Colorado in each season and each month of the year A candid discussion of your lodging options, from B&B to historic hotel, dude ranches to campgrounds Suggestions for trips based in the cities—and quick, easy ways to branch out to take in the natural wonders surrounding them Fast facts on all the major ski resorts, including elevation, skiable terrain, snowfall, and reservation information Information on how to get the most of the great outdoors in every locale, from hiking and biking to cross-country and downhill skiing Hints on getting maximum bang for your buck in the shops, restaurants, bars, and clubs Ten signature, can’t-go-wrong Colorado experiences Like every For Dummies travel guide, Colorado & the Rockies For Dummies includes: Down-to-earth trip-planning advice What you shouldn’t miss — and what you can skip The best restaurants and hotels for every budget Lots of detailed maps

Breast Cancer For Dummies

Author : Ronit Elk, Ph.D.
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If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with breast cancer, you're probably confused, afraid, shocked, or even angry. Or you may be all of the above. Let this book become your trusted manual. Discover more about the cancer, explore treatment options, find ways to make this part of your life easier. Let shared experiences serve as your knowledgeable guide and anchor to help you make wise and confident choices. Think of breast cancer as a journey and this book as your roadmap. Have you already been diagnosed? In that case, this book can help you explore these important truths: Breast cancer is not a death sentence. Most women diagnosed with early stage breast cancer can look forward to enjoying a healthy, full life. Not only are you unique as a person, but so, too, is your particular form of cancer, your treatment options, and your prognosis. Every day more is discovered about how to prevent, detect earlier, and more effectively treat breast cancer. You are not alone. More than two million women in the United States today are breast cancer survivors. Thousands of groups and programs across the country offer support, and chances are, one is close to your neighborhood. All the information in this book is based on the most recent research findings, the clinical expertise of oncologists, and the invaluable experiences of the women who have walked this road before. Breast Cancer For Dummies covers all of the following topics and more in simple, easy-to-understand terms: Coming to grips with breast cancer Decoding your pathology report Finding the right treatment for you Rekindling intimacy after treatment Health Insurance and money woes Talking to children about breast cancer This book can help you feel like you have a sister who's a doctor, a sister who tells you what to expect every step of the way, who gives you the best advice she can, and guides you along the way. (Of course, there is absolutely no replacement for advice about you from your own doctor.) You'll feel empowered to know and understand what's going on in your body, so that you can become a part of your own treatment team and make decisions along with your doctors and your family.