Topics from 'Tricky Living'

Here are 20 topics from 'Tricky Living,' second edition. (To switch to the 33rd edition of 'Secret Guide to Computers & Tricky Living,' click here.)

The printed book contains over 3 times as many topics (67 topics!) and is easier to read (because it's laid out more beautifully). To get the printed book cheaply, phone 603-666-6644 day or night, 24 hours (we're usually in), or use the other methods described at

But here's a taste....

Click on the topic you want:

A scientific explanation of fats, cholesterol, HDL, LDL, and triglycerides
How to get thin
Vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and sodium
How to avoid toxins
The best way to get enough sleep
How to take care of your lawn
Inside comments about politics
Inside comments about war
Professors and how to deal with them
Secrets of dealing with math
How to create beautiful music
Best movies, worst movie cliches
How to become a great writer
Vermont's cynical farmers
New Hampshire's crazy freedom
The truth about Boston
How to speak Chinese & act Chinese
How to act Jewish
China-US differences (written by Donna)
How China's changed (written by Donna)