Long-term thinking and planning is such an ingrained part of everyday life that we tend either not to see it or merely take it for granted. From pensions, retirements, holiday planning, marriage (or divorce) to corporate strategy and choosing the right school for our kids—the assumptions we make about tomorrow tend to be sketchy at best. Why do we so often underplay such important future plans in our lives? One of the main reasons is that we have never been given the right tools with which to think and plan ahead. Futurology—the art of thinking ahead—has often been relegated to science fiction writers and witch doctors. In fact, it's a tool that can actually help us understand and plan for a better future for ourselves. This book, by a leading futurologist, presents the practical tools of long-term thinking and planning for the everyday situations that we all face.
"The Little Penguin Handbook" continues to revolutionize the way pocket handbooks present information. With more visuals and sample documents than other essential handbooks, this handy full-color reference gives students just what they need to know about the writing and research processes, while providing extensive coverage of documentation and grammar. With a reorganized and updated research section, new visual "maps" of the research and documentation processes, an updated section on writing in the disciplines, a new chapter on online courses, and a new chapter on argument, "The Little Penguin Handbook" continues to be an invaluable resource for students in composition courses and in courses across the curriculum.
Gathering the pieces published during the heyday of the muckraking movement, this title brings to life this era of exposure and self-examination.
For each article, it provides commentary on the background of its subject and the specific and long-range repercussions of its publication. It features the work of both journalists and fiction writers.
Everybody's favorite X-couple is reunited! And boy, are they not happy about that… Kitty Pryde must send Rogue and Gambit on an undercover mission to find a group of kidnapped mutants. What they discover on this mission will shock them. But will it also bring them closer together…? It's a high-stakes adventure caper that only the two hottest X-Men can deliver!