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  • Fly Agaric: A Compendium of History, Pharmacology, Mythology, & Exploration

    by Kevin M. Feeney

    With more than two-dozen contributors and over 450-pages of content Fly Agaric is the most comprehensive book on the iconic red and white-spotted mushroom ever assembled. In the 29 chapters contained herein the reader is taken on a journey through history, folklore, and the magical landscapes experienced under the influence of the Fly Agaric, and its many close relatives. The reader of this book will learn:

    • How to recognize and identify over a dozen types of psychoactive Amanita sp... more
  • Follow me: Any Conversation

    by Robert Pleasant
    Psychologists enter a town where no law enforcement is available, a community is presented, and ethics are stacked high or morale is questioned.
  • First Responder Trauma Recovery Guide and Workbook

    by Kevin William Grant

    Stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), bullying, and burnout have all become “accepted realities” for first responders in the modern workplace. This workbook unpacks contemporary workplace realities, educates you about trauma, and helps you build your personalized recovery plan for transformation, recovery, and healing.

    This recovery program has eight core purposes:

    Validate your current situation. This recover... more

  • Solar Electric Boats

    by Sandith Thandasherry
    In 2021, the solar ferry ADITYA won the Gustave Trouve Award for the "World's Best Electric Ferry." It was chosen as a great demonstration of a renewable energy project that is also economically viable. The success of the boat and the impact it has created have generated a lot of interest in India and other countries with abundant sunlight. To ensure this interest leads to a suitable product configuration, one must understand the philosophy of solar boats. This book introduces solar boats and... more
  • The Infinite Tree & The Rivers of Time: Time, Experience, & The Foundations of Reality

    by Marc Garner

    An exploration of the human implications of relativity, and the philosophical questions raised by the discovery that time's passage is an illusion.

    As we peel back the layers in an attempt to sneak a glimpse into eternity, we find a light shining not only upon the nature of reality, but on the nature of ourselves...

  • Fizz: Nothing is as it seems

    by Zvi Schreiber
    A NOVEL WHICH UNRAVELS THE MARVELS OF OUR PHYSICAL UNIVERSE Ever wondered what Newton and Einstein said about the wonderful world we live in, but thought it would be hard to understand? Not any more! Fizz is a young women who time travels to explore our universe and interview Galileo, Newton, Einsten and many other geniuses who discovered the secrets of how our universe works. The scene: In response to degradation of the environment, a future ecological sect in iceland abandons science and t... more
  • A Simple Guide To Popular Physics

    by tony harris
    This simple guide does exactly what it promises: It offers even the most reluctant scientist a fascinating and user friendly introduction to the wonderful world of physics
  • Depression in Later Life

    by Deborah Serani
    The geriatric population, defined as men and women 65 years and older, is the fastest growing population in the world. While gerontology, the study of the aging process in human beings, has brought insights about the physical, emotional, and social needs of this population, little attention has been given to the mental health of the aging, and often treatable disorders are overlooked entirely. Depression is one of the leading mental disorders in any age group, but among the elderly it is oft... more
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    by Laura Calandrella
  • What Is Ethics?

    by John Christopher Schoales
    This is a book on moral philosophy and practical ethics. It draws on insights of eminent philosophers and develops an explanation of ethics that can be applied to each person's life and to major social issues.
  • Welcome to Our Real Matrix

    by Tom Arant
    Did you know that we (and all life) are unknowingly imprisoned? That what you think is Reality has little to do with the truth? In these ways, our existence is like the virtual reality in the movie, The Matrix. The differences are more overwhelming, including that our Real Matrix emerged through biological processes without any intention nor direction (i.e., no sentient machines), and that there is no escape through taking a Red Pill. Welcome to Our Real Matrix proves all this using accept... more
  • The Anarchist Notebook

    by S.A Schussler

    Poetic maybe

    Hopefully

    Sometimes

    Philosophical - everyone will hate this book (the few who read it will, at first)

    Interesting - I know what a synopsis is

    Five years of my life poured into it; to no avail, I know

    Onward

  • Economics for a Healthy Planet

    by Iain Miller
    Scientists have told us we are destroying the planet. Most of us get it, we have even declared a climate change emergency. So why aren’t we treating it like an emergency? As long as we strive to grow our economies, we will consume more man-made goods that damage the planet and take our lives further away from nature. Economic growth over the past century is unprecedented, but the majority of the increased prosperity has been enjoyed by a tiny minority of billionaires, while most of us feel fa... more
  • Searching Sand and Surf: The Origins of Archaeology in Florida

    by Rachel K. Wentz
    Archaeology as a discipline is well established in Florida, but that wasn't always the case. Travel back to when archaeological sites were curiosities on the landscape and speculation as to their origins thrived. Searching Sand and Surf explores the roots of modern archaeology in the state, as seen through articles published in the Florida Historical Quarterly. Witness the evolution of contemporary archaeology in Florida and trace the development of the discipline through some of its most influe... more
  • Chasing Bones: An Archaeologist's Pursuit of Skeletons

    by Rachel K. Wentz
    In January 2001, Rachel Wentz walked away from a career as a firefighter/paramedic in Orlando to pursue a PhD in anthropology, specializing in the analysis of human remains. Her studies at Florida State University focused on the ancient skeletons from the Windover site, but took her into the darker world of forensics and beyond. Travel with Dr. Wentz to the famed museums of London, Paris, and Italy, the fragrant landscapes of Ukraine, the beautiful shores of the Caribbean, and back to Florida. ... more

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