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Best of Breed: the American Kennel Club’s Multimedia Guide to Dogs February 27, 2009

Reference – Encyclopedias

Best of Breed: the American Kennel Club?s Multimedia Guide to Dogs

Best of Breed: the American Kennel Club?s Multimedia Guide to Dogs (Macmillan Digital USA) is jam-packed with all kinds of doggie-info concerning the 140 breeds recognized by the AKC, but it does not quite measure up to the “comprehensive interactive resource” promised by the packaging (more…)

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Best of Food & Wine December 30, 2008

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Best of Food & Wine

The Best of Food & Wine (Multicom Publishing) bills itself as an “interactive cooking experience” with video tips from “six of the world’s greatest chefs.” Sounds promising. The recipes seem to be better than average, and the “Tips” section actually contains a wide selection of useful advice, including nine paragraph-length entries on “nuts” and ten on “knives (more…)

 

Best of Food & Wine

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Best of Food & Wine

The Best of Food & Wine (Multicom Publishing) bills itself as an “interactive cooking experience” with video tips from “six of the world’s greatest chefs.” Sounds promising. The recipes seem to be better than average, and the “Tips” section actually contains a wide selection of useful advice, including nine paragraph-length entries on “nuts” and ten on “knives (more…)

 

Take Your Best Shot December 24, 2008

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Personal Management Tools

Take Your Best Shot

After examining your inner child long enough you might need to work off some steam, which is the idea behind Take Your Best Shot (7th Level), an interactive collection of Bill Plympton’s drawings and animations (more…)

 

Opening Night December 12, 2008

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Opening Night

Perhaps the best of the new creativity tools is Opening Night (MECC – ages 8 & up). This powerful program casts you as author, director, producer, stage manager, lighting crew, orchestra, and everything else required to put on a show (more…)

 

America’s Best Bed & Breakfasts November 5, 2008

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Travel & Leisure

America’s Best Bed & Breakfasts

If villas and resorts are out of your league, how about a B & B? America’s Best Bed & Breakfasts (Micro Star Software) purports to be a multimedia guide to all the little gems scattered throughout North America, but you’d better hold on to your paperback guide (more…)

 

America’s Best Bed & Breakfasts

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Travel & Leisure

America’s Best Bed & Breakfasts

If villas and resorts are out of your league, how about a B & B? America’s Best Bed & Breakfasts (Micro Star Software) purports to be a multimedia guide to all the little gems scattered throughout North America, but you’d better hold on to your paperback guide (more…)