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Why do Wages Differ Across Occupations?
There is substantial variation in wages across occupations. Most professional athletes earn more than medical doctors, who earn more than college professors, who earn more than janitors. We will see... More > that the wage for a particular occupation will be high if the supply of workers in that occupation is small relative to the demand for those workers.< Less
Secrets of the great mysteries now revealed for the first time
In publishing this book a faithful endeavor has
been made to present all the best tricks that the
author has performed, both in public, in theatres and
places of amusement, and in private. It is... More > believed,
then, that this book is complete ; containing a greater
number of tricks in actual usage than any other work
yet published, with full explanations and illustrations
in regard to the various methods of escape, as used by
It would be impossible to print in one volume the
thousand and one tricks that are occasionally per-
formed. The larger proportion of such tricks have but
a temporary existence, performed to-day and forgot-
ten to-morrow. The ingenuity of the maker of new
tricks is endless, but his apparent genious generally
amounts to nothing more than the changing or
blending of one or two well-known tricks and the pro-
duction of an inferior trick.
During the time that I was exhibiting these acts
my methods of preparing for and exhibiting my tricks ..< Less
The Henchmen's Book Club
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Mark Jones is a henchman for hire. He guards bunkers, patrols perimeters and stands around in a boiler suit waiting to get knocked out by Ninjas. This is his job.
He has worked for some of the most... More > notorious super villains the world has ever known – Doctor Thalassocrat, Victor Soliman, Polonius Crump; Mark was with each of them when they met their makers at the hands of British Secret Service super-spy, Jack Tempest, and lived to tell the tale – if not pay the bills.
Still for every hour under gunfire there are weeks and months of sitting around on monorails so Jones starts a book club with his fellow henchmen.
It was only meant to pass the time.
It was never meant to save the world.
From the bestselling author of The Burglar Diaries and the movie Wild Bill.< Less