Anthony Robbins was the subject of a book released this summer. What was the title and who was the author?

Question by Jack C: Anthony Robbins was the subject of a book released this summer. What was the title and who was the author?
Earlier this year, I read about a book that was to be released during the summer. The author wrote expose’s of famous people, one of whom was Anthony Robbins. I need the name of the book and the author and if possible, when it was published.

Best answer:

Answer by thrasymachus
Sham: How the Self-Help Movement Made America Helpless
by Steve Salerno
published by Three Rivers Press in 2005
The paperback just came out in September.

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Tony Robbins: Why we do what we do

Tony Robbins discusses the “invisible forces” that make us do what we do — and high-fives Al Gore in the front row. TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the…
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South Korea’s Top Messaging App Expects $200 Million in Revenue This Year



In South Korea, there’s no escaping KakaoTalk. The country has a smartphone penetration rate of 73%, according to research firm EMarketer, and of those people, 93% use the mobile messaging app Kakao, Nielsen said.

Kakao expects its app will generate about $ 200 million in revenue this year, according to the company’s forecasts. That’s compared with $ 42 million last year, with a profit of $ 6.5 million.

But with little room left to grow in its home country, Kakao is looking elsewhere. That’s harder than it seems. Nearby Asian countries have already picked their favorite messaging appsLine is wildly popular in Japan, and Tencent’s WeChat dominates China with more than 230 million users. Read more…

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This Video Will Hurt Your Ears and Brain



Warning: This video isn’t kidding about its title. Don’t believe us? Go ahead and press play.

Famed debunker and history buff CGP Grey took to his YouTube channel to explain an overlooked (and annoying) facet of our collective brains. Don’t worry; it gets less difficult to watch very abruptly after the 30-second mark.

The placebo effect can easily trick our minds, but this video takes it a layer deeper: It’s known as nocebo, something harmless that causes harm because you believe it’s harmful. Take a look and reflect on how often your brain dupes you. Read more…

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Need a good romance book with this theme please?

Question by NONO: Need a good romance book with this theme please?
I’d like to review a book, a romance book to be exact, about a bookworm, nerdy type of woman falling in love with a dashing hero or a rake whatever you call them. Does such a book exist? if so please provide the name. I’ll be forever thankful for your help.

Best answer:

Answer by i love paul wesley!!!
-vampire academy
-the book of luke
-perfect chemistry

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Paranormal Romance Book Review: Nightbred by Lynn Viehl

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What is this called a short story or what?

Question by Paine: What is this called a short story or what?
I want to read a funny short story like where something happends in the beginning and in the end its something completely different and its funny

where can i find those? What is it called

Best answer:

Answer by Bookworm
Are you thinking of the “Choose Your Own Adventure” books, maybe? They’re a series of books in which you can choose which way the story will go. If you choose to go to one page, the story will continue one way; if you choose another page the story will go in a different direction. There are lots of titles in the series: for more info on these books here’s a link to the serie’s Wikipedia page:

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