“Invaluable for the first timer! I wish I had this book when I was just starting the hobby of metal detecting!” - Josh in Florida “I have been metal detecting for over 5 years and this great metal detecting guide book taught me plenty of new tips and tricks.” - Mike in Texas “You can never learn too much about metal detecting. This book covers all the basics and some more advanced techniques too.” - Bill in California “The illustrations and pictures made it so much easier to understand pinpointing and recovering targets.”- Todd in Chicago “I found my first good coin site using the information in this book. I pulled over 25 pieces of silver out of the ground!” - Tim in Indiana “This metal detecting book turned me on to some new places to hunt that produced some very valuable finds.”- Bob in Tennessee There is an entire world of buried treasure right under our feet. This book shows you how to claim your share. Over 200 pages of valuable metal detecting information designed to get you out there finding treasure on your very first outing. Finding treasure with a metal detector is real and doing it is simple and easy once you read this book. There are people finding incredible old coins made from gold and silver, valuable historical relics and old jewelry made from gold, silver and platinum. But you won't find these great treasures unless you know where and how to look. Metal Detecting: A Beginner's Guide shows you this and much more. Veteran detectorist and treasure enthusiast Mark Smith continues to provide great information to anyone interested in the great hobby of metal detecting. In his second book on the subject, he manages to answer the common questions that every novice has when they are thinking about getting started. From choosing the right machine to identifying your valuable treasure, Mark Smith covers these subjects and everything in between in an easy to understand way. While this metal detecting book may be geared towards the novice treasure hunter, there are plenty of choice tips that even experienced treasure hunters can pick up. Mark Smith reveals some of his best guarded metal detecting secrets in this metal detecting guide that puts more treasure in your find's pouch. Fully illustrated diagrams and real life pictures describe in detail the easiest ways to not only locate treasure, but safely recover it as well. Learn how to find more treasure by: understanding common metal detecting terminology, understanding which metal detectors work the best and where, understanding how and why a metal detector works, other equipment you will need, proper etiquette, what you can expect to find, why you should never throw anything away, how to identify your finds, how to identify jewelry, how to tell if it is real gold, how to metal detect with children, which recovery tools work the best, how to recover treasure, how to metal detect private property, how to identify unknown metal detecting finds, metal detecting creeks, rivers and lakes, pinpointing, making weak targets stronger, cleaning your finds, the best places to use your metal detector, selling your finds and more! What are you waiting for? Find out how you can maximize your treasure with this informative metal detecting book today.
Old coins, lost jewelry... there is an entire world of buried treasure right under our feet. Smith shows you how to claim your share. Fully illustrated diagrams and real life pictures describe in detail the easiest ways to not only locate treasure, but safely recover it as well.
Do you ever dream of finding buried treasures on the beach? Have you sat there and watched as other people comb the beach with their metal detectors wondering if they ever really find anything? Do you think that they would be there doing it if they were not finding anything? These people are digging up silver, gold, diamonds, platinum, old coins, and every other type of treasure that you could imagine. It is real. There is an entire world of buried treasure right beneath your feet, and it is waiting for you to dig it all up. Finding that buried treasure does not have to be a dream. In fact, it is pretty darn simple as long as you know a few basics. You can get lucky. Anyone can get lucky, but knowing how to look at a beach and know exactly where the gold is, is a skill that most people only learn from experience. In this treasure hunting book, Mark Smith, a professional beach bum tells you exactly how he has found loads of treasure. There is more to it than swinging a coil, enjoying the scenery, and enjoying the breeze. Learn how to find treasure by: learning common metal detector terminology, types of water metal detectors, a metal detectors anatomy, other equipment you will need, proper etiquette, what you can expect to find, why you should never throw anything away, how to identify your finds, how to identify jewelry, how to tell if it is real gold, how to metal detect with children, the influence of the tides, how seasons and weather can uncover lost treasures from years past, how to pinpoint targets, how to quickly retrieve targets, how to zero in on certain locations and leave nothing uncovered. Learn from more than just words. Fully illustrated diagrams and real life pictures describe in detail various conditions of the beach, and how to find treasure on them. This book is more than just a how to metal detect at the beach book. It is full of real life treasure finding experiences that can easily happen to anyone that is swinging a coil over the sand. Learn how you can find Silver, Gold, Diamonds and more.
Enthusiastic, thorough, and everything you need to know about discovering buried treasure! There is an incredible amount of treasure buried right under our feet, but most people don’t even know this huge amount of untold wealth exists. Imagine how it must feel to uncover large caches of silver and gold coins or long-lost jewelry packed with shimmering, precious stones. These are not some made-up fairy tales—there are people who, at this very moment, are finding these treasures. Veteran metal detector and treasure hunter Mark Smith takes you under his wing and demystifies treasure hunting in Metal Detecting by revealing his most closely guarded secrets and sharing personal stories of success. These valuable lessons and truly amazing treasure hunting stories will make you wonder why you aren’t out there with a metal detector right now! Metal Detecting cuts right through the technical jargon and spells everything out with full-color illustrations and easy-to-understand terms, making this book simple to follow, regardless of your prior treasure-hunting experience. Novices and seasoned veterans will both find plenty of helpful information buried in the pages of this book—from choosing your first metal detector to finding locations loaded with unlimited treasure possibilities, and everything in between. Mark shows you how to get out there and claim your own share of treasure, be it gold, silver, meteorites, old coins, jewelry, or relics. What are you waiting for? Grab a copy today and start uncovering history, adventure, and treasure!
Every city possesses countless hidden treasures waiting to be discovered—ancient artifacts, valuable jewelry, and vintage coins, as well as hundreds of other highly sought-after collectibles. Michael Chaplan, treasure hunter extraordinaire, has written a complete and practical guide to locating, unearthing, and identifying all of those treasures. The book begins with the basics, and then presents a working knowledge of digs. An up-to-date resource section provides useful lists of specialized catalog companies and helpful websites, organizations, magazines, and books. Whether you are an avid collector of artifacts, a weekend explorer in search of adventure, or simply a creative person in need of something fun to do, you will find that The Urban Treasure Hunter provides the perfect rewarding hobby.
"I found my first gold nugget using the information in this book! I can't wait to find my second!" - Chad in Arizona "Packed full of great gold prospecting tips any person can benefit from!" - Bob in Arizona "Saved me a ton of time trying to figure out which metal detector was the right choice for gold prospecting!" - Vince in Nevada "Now I know exactly why, where and when I can find gold using the right metal detector. I am pumped and ready!" Jim in Colorado "I've been gold prospecting the old fashion way for over 25 years. I thought it was about time I tried finding gold with a metal detector. This book told me everything I needed to know!" - Mike in California "This is my 3rd book by Mark Smith and it leaves no stone unturned. Great information, easy to understand pictures, detailed illustrations and a great sense of humor kept me reading until the end. Thanks for another great book Mark!" - Kurt in Colorado Gold, one of the most popular and yet elusive precious metals on the planet can be found buried right under your feet using nothing more than the right knowledge and a metal detector. This book shows you how, where and why you can easily find your first picker, gold nugget or chunk of color. Over 180 pages of valuable gold prospecting information designed to get you out there finding gold with your metal detector. There is gold out there just waiting for you to dig it up. Learning how to find your first piece is simple and easy once you read this modern take on the old art of gold prospecting. There are people out there who are digging up rare and valuable pieces of gold every single day. You could be one of them, but only if you know how and where to look. Metal Detecting: A Beginner's Guide to Modern Gold Prospecting shows you this and much, much more. Veteran detectorist and treasure enthusiast Mark Smith continues to provide great information to anyone interested in the great hobby of metal detecting. In his 6th book, he manages to answer the common questions that every novice has when they are thinking about getting started searching for gold with a metal detector. From choosing the right machine to learning how to spot great gold producing areas, Mark Smith covers these subjects and everything in between in an easy to understand way. While this metal detecting book may be geared towards the novice gold hunter, there are plenty of choice tips that even experienced gold prospectors can use to help them find gold with a metal detector. Mark Smith reveals some of his best guarded gold detecting secrets in this metal detecting guide that puts more gold in your pocket. Fully illustrated diagrams and real life pictures describe in detail the easiest ways to not only locate gold, but safely recover it as well. Learn how to find more gold by: understanding common gold prospecting terminology, understanding why common metal detectors won't find gold, understanding which metal detectors have been designed to specifically locate gold, understanding which gold prospecting accessories are worth owning, other equipment you will need, how soil conditions change the way you find gold, where you should start searching for gold, how gold moves around on land and water, how to research prosperous gold producing sites, how to locate existing gold claims, how to file your own gold claim, secret places where gold is always found, which recovery tools work the best, how to recover gold and more! What are you waiting for? Find out how you can maximize your gold prospecting finds with this informative metal detecting book today.
You Can Find Gold: With a Metal Detector (Prospecting and Treasure Hunting) is a helpful and resourceful book, guiding and suggesting the reader, and ultimately helping them to achieve their final goal: to strike gold! The enthusiasm of the authors, Charles Garrett and Roy Lagal, is tangible, allowing the reader to both enjoy the book as well as become excited about the prospects at hand. Reviews reinforce the authors encouragement, as this guide has allowed many to discover the enjoyment and benefit of striking gold.
You Will Learn Python 3! Zed Shaw has perfected the world’s best system for learning Python 3. Follow it and you will succeed—just like the millions of beginners Zed has taught to date! You bring the discipline, commitment, and persistence; the author supplies everything else. In Learn Python 3 the Hard Way, you’ll learn Python by working through 52 brilliantly crafted exercises. Read them. Type their code precisely. (No copying and pasting!) Fix your mistakes. Watch the programs run. As you do, you’ll learn how a computer works; what good programs look like; and how to read, write, and think about code. Zed then teaches you even more in 5+ hours of video where he shows you how to break, fix, and debug your code—live, as he’s doing the exercises. Install a complete Python environment Organize and write code Fix and break code Basic mathematics Variables Strings and text Interact with users Work with files Looping and logic Data structures using lists and dictionaries Program design Object-oriented programming Inheritance and composition Modules, classes, and objects Python packaging Automated testing Basic game development Basic web development It’ll be hard at first. But soon, you’ll just get it—and that will feel great! This course will reward you for every minute you put into it. Soon, you’ll know one of the world’s most powerful, popular programming languages. You’ll be a Python programmer. This Book Is Perfect For Total beginners with zero programming experience Junior developers who know one or two languages Returning professionals who haven’t written code in years Seasoned professionals looking for a fast, simple, crash course in Python 3
The stock-investing classic--UPDATED TO HELP YOU WIN IN TODAY'S CHAOTIC GLOBAL ECONOMY Much has changed since the last edition of Stocks for the Long Run. The financial crisis, the deepest bear market since the Great Depression, and the continued growth of the emerging markets are just some of the contingencies directly affecting every portfolio in the world. To help you navigate markets and make the best investment decisions, Jeremy Siegel has updated his bestselling guide to stock market investing. This new edition of Stocks for the Long Run answers all the important questions of today: How did the crisis alter the fi nancial markets and the future of stock returns? What are the sources of long-term economic growth? How does the Fed really impact investing decisions? Should you hedge against currency instability? Stocks for the Long Run, Fifth Edition, includes brand-new coverage of: THE FINANCIAL CRISIS Siegel provides an expert’s analysis of the most important factors behind the crisis; the state of current stability/instability of the financial system and where the stock market fits in; and the viability of value investing as a long-term strategy. CHINA AND INDIA The economies of these nations are more than one-third larger than they were before the 2008 financial crisis; you'll get the information you need to earn long-term profits in this new environment. GLOBAL MARKETS Learn all there is to know about the nature, size, and role of diversifi cation in today’s global economy; Siegel extends his projections of the global economy until the end of this century. MARKET VALUATION Can stocks still provide 6 to 7 percent per year after inflation? This edition forecasts future stock returns and shows how to determine whether the market is overvalued or not. Essential reading for every investor and advisor who wants to fully understand the forces that move today's markets, Stocks for the Long Run provides the most complete summary available of historical trends that will help you develop a sound and profitable long-term portfolio. PRAISE FOR STOCKS FOR THE LONG RUN: “Jeremy Siegel is one of the great ones.” —JIM CRAMER, CNBC’s Mad Money “[Jeremy Siegel’s] contributions to finance and investing are of such signifi cance as to change the direction of the profession.” —THE FINANCIAL ANALYST INSTITUTE “A simply great book.” —FORBES “One of the top ten business books of the year.” —BUSINESSWEEK “Should command a central place on the desk of any ‘amateur’ investor or beginning professional.” —BARRON’S “Siegel’s case for stocks is unbridled and compelling.” —USA TODAY “A clearly written, neatly organized, highly persuasive exposition that lifts the veil of mystery from investing.” —JOHN C. BOGLE, founder and former Chairman, The Vanguard Group "A book that all investors—nervous Nellies in particular—should read." —Investing.com
The path to achieving Zen (a balance between the body and the mind) is brilliantly explained by Professor Eugen Herrigel in this timeless account. This book is the result of the author's six year quest to learn archery in the hands of Japanese Zen masters. It is an honest account of one man's journey to complete abandonment of 'the self' and the Western principles that we use to define ourselves. Professor Herrigel imparts knowledge from his experiences and guides the reader through physical and spiritual lessons in a clear and insightful way. Mastering archery is not the key to achieving Zen, and this is not a practical guide to archery. It is more a guide to Zen principles and learning and perfect for practitioners and non-practitioners alike.
You can go after the job you want—and get it! You can take the job you have—and improve it! You can take any situation—and make it work for you! Dale Carnegie’s rock-solid, time-tested advice has carried countless people up the ladder of success in their business and personal lives. One of the most groundbreaking and timeless bestsellers of all time, How to Win Friends & Influence People will teach you: -Six ways to make people like you -Twelve ways to win people to your way of thinking -Nine ways to change people without arousing resentment And much more! Achieve your maximum potential—a must-read for the twenty-first century with more than 15 million copies sold!
“I never knew there were valuable coins hiding right under my nose!” - Michael in Florida “Mark's enthusiasm for treasure hunting is addicting. Another great book!” - James in Texas “I found two pieces of silver thanks to this book!” - Bryan in Colorado What a great way to find valuable coins when you can't get out there metal detecting.” - Phil in California “I have purchased all of Mark's treasure hunting books and they are all well worth the price! This one included” - Bob in Tennessee There are millions of coins out there that hold a secret value. Knowing how and where to find these valuable coins is all part of the addictive fun. Best selling author and avid treasure hunter Mark Smith shows you how to do it. “The truth is a good percentage of the general public does not know a thing about valuable coins. They are far too busy in their day to day lives to stop and look at the value associated with a simple coin. To them it is just an old coin. This is a fact and a fact the would be coin collector like myself can easily capitalize on and so can you.” Mark Smith When was the last time you used some actual physical money to buy something? It might have been a while, right? Modern technology has all but eliminated physical currency. People are getting paid electronically and they are spending their money electronically too. Where did all the actual physical money go? Think about that for a minute. In the United States alone there have been billions of coins created. If everyone is using electronic methods to pay for everything, where did all of these coins go? Grab your copy of Coin Hunting Made Easy and find out just how easy it is to find rare, valuable coins made from silver or even gold!
Treasure hunting is all about research. Jars of gold coins are hard to find. Even harder if the treasure hunter doesn't do proper research. Ever wanted to learn how to find virgin coinhunting spots? Or get leads on buried caches of coins? The research methods are presented herein, but only for those who want to learn the craft. Within these pages you will find wisdom and knowledge of how to do proper research for treasure hunting and metal detecting. Written by a seasoned professional who is retiring from the field and wants to show others how to be great at researching treasure leads and coinhunting sites. Chapters of interest: -Obtaining Treasure Leads -Purging Treasure Leads -A Primer on Internet Searching -Research Tools -Authority Rank or "Should I trust that guy?" -Map Resources -Geneology -State Library -Research Workflow -How to Do Proper Reconnaissance -Treasure Sense and Common Sense -Hunt Locally, Research Locally -Record Keeping -Example Workflows -Wizard's First Rule and the KGC 214 pages
The Art and Science of Metal Detecting is a comprehensive examination of the sport of metal detecting, designed for beginner and intermediate skill levels. It features a detailed guide to terminology, choosing a detector, field operations, and researching places to hunt. There is an index and a full-fledged appendix listing resources, such as web pages, magazines, manufacturers, and sample prices. Read it for the treasure hunting insights; keep it for the reference sections!Vince Migliore has written several articles on metal detecting, some for Western & Eastern Treasures magazine. He is a writer and researcher living in California. He is author of the following books:* Metal Detecting for the Beginner, 2009* Metal Detecting for the Beginner Ed.2, 2010* Photo Intro to Metal Detecting, 2010* Creative Cache Containers for Geocaching, 2012* Geocaching: Basic Beginner's Guide, 2013.