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  • Marie Curie: Radium, Polonium

    by A.G. Moore

    Marie Curie was one of the most remarkable scientists of the modern age. She trail blazed in atomic science, in education and in applying radiation to medical uses. She was intelligent, determined, ethical and unassuming. Her contributions in the study of radioactivity laid the groundwork for a generation of scientists. In this brief book, the reader is introduced, in basic terms, to Marie Curie and her life work. The book is highly readable for the lay public and not suitable for anyone with... more

  • Foraging - A Beginner's Guide to Wild Edible and Medicinal Plants

    by Jill b.
    Are you looking for ways to help make ends meet? Are you a survival prepper or prepping for a zombie apocalypse? Knowing what you can eat in the wild is important! Did you know that a large number of plants that grow wild are edible or have medicinal properties? Better yet - this is FREE food just growing in the wild for the taking! (Please check your local laws before foraging.) You don't need to head into the woods to look for these plants - many grow wild in backyards, lawns and even sidewalk... more
  • Whither Science?

    by Danko Antolovic

    In this collection of three essays we explore some basic questions facing science today. Science and the scientific method have matured into a global endeavor, which influences all of contemporary life, and like other great human endeavors, science has definite historical origins and intellectual foundations. It has a set of accepted principles, as well as current practices that do not always coincide with the professed principles, and it has choices to make for the future. We look into the f... more

  • No More Endlings: Saving Species One Story at a Time

    by Allison Hegan
    50% of royalties from book sales go to conservation. A blend of story-telling, science, and imagery, No More Endlings shares the personal accounts of those working to protect endangered species. Readers of this incredible anthology will gain a fresh look at the lives of some well-beloved species, as well as those lesser-known. Filled with intimate details from each contributor's journey, as well as inspiration for those of us who may never make it into the jungles of South America or the grassla... more
  • Darwin's Apple: The Evolutionary Biology of Religion

    by Mitchell Diamond
    After tens of thousands of years, religion continues to be pervasive, yet a comprehensive cognitive theory of religion remains lacking as academics cannot agree if religion is an accidental byproduct or an evolved adaptation. Darwin’s Apple proposes a new hypothesis for the origin and purpose of religion within the incontrovertible theory of evolution that finally explains how religion is adaptive. It describes how religion genetically evolved through the co-evolution of religion, ritual, and ad... more
  • Big and Small, God Made Them All

    by Ben Wilder

    This adorable children's book takes a look at the diversity of God's creation in a fun, rhyming fashion. Easy to read and features bright, colorful illustrations. Great for newborns, toddlers, and early readers. 

  • Organic Container Gardening for All

    by Diana Lovejoy
    Create a beautiful space that restores you and your family mentally, physically, and emotionally. Put food on the table, improve your health and environment, and boost morale by growing an organic garden. This enlightening how-to book will help you create an abundant, cost effective organic snack bowl of veggies and herbs on a small patio, balcony or porch.
  • Systems Development: A Task Oriented Approach

    by Ashok Sharma
    The book discusses the art of system development to equip the developer and the user community to identify, specify and create more robust and quality systems that are easier to maintain, test and refine. As the development process is shrouded in technical, intricate, and mystical details & dogmas, an Evangelical leadership among team members is suggested throughout. The book offers conceptual foundations along with design principles and practices for the development process. The down to earth a... more
  • Outlast the Machine: Understand the Brain, Survive the Future

    by Katrine Martel
    Outlast the Machine, a book teaching you everything there is to know about 21st century neuroscience, a book teaching you everything you need to know to make our robotic future worth living, written by ninja genie of the brain K.T. Martel, a woman with a vivid imagination and always full of surprises, a brilliant visionaire light years ahead of her time.
  • Mommy What is Eggcology?

    by Alice Hutchison
    In this beautiful picture book filled with flora and fauna from around the world, Emily mishears the word ecology as eggcology, She describes to her Mommy eggs and animals that she believes help explain the word eggcology.
  • Dreaming of Wolves: Adventures in the Carpathian Mountains of Transylvania

    by Alan E. Sparks
    Part travelogue, part memoir, part natural and cultural history, Dreaming of Wolves presents a unique and thought-provoking story of adventure. Through a series of entertaining vignettes and informative essays, the author paints an intimate and intricate portrait of the lives of wolves, of the researchers who study them, and of the rural people who share their territory in a remote mountainous region of Eastern Europe – an exotic land that has remained largely untouched by modern trends and undi... more
  • Embracing the Wild in Your Dog

    by Bryan Bailey
    The ontogeny of anthropomorphism, where we attach our human traits to our pets, is the most damaging and paralytic problem associated with dog ownership today. Believing in a fairy tale world where dogs possess the same moral consciousness and a sense of altruism as attributed to humans has led to consequences that include a drastic increase in leash laws, dogs being outlawed in a rising number of city and national parks, some breeds being banned in several states, an alarming escalation of aggr... more
  • From the Big Bang to Your Cells: The Remarkable Story of Minerals

    by Ryan Kane

    In this exciting new book, Ryan Kane takes the reader on an incredible journey that breaks new ground into our understanding of minerals. From the creation of the universe to the cells of all living organisms, minerals have been around for billions of years and are responsible for almost every aspect of life’s existence. In this fascinating account, From the Big Bang to your Cells: The Remarkable Story of Minerals describes in striking detail how the minerals that were present during the orig... more

  • Effortless Intelligence: Using the Firmware of the Mind to Achieve High Performance

    by Rafael Maynez

    The book introduces Cognitive Process Alpha which is how evolution designed the human brain to operate. We demonstrate that the process is mental “firmware.” It is a fixed program in the mind that we cannot change or avoid. It is necessary for productive thinking and no relevant intellectual contribution has ever been made or can be made without it. The finding has three major implications:

    • Superior mental performance. Unwittingly, we all follow cognitive process alph... more

  • Two Versions of Symmetry: Figure 1 and Figure 2 (The Chronicles of Two Versions of Symmetry)

    by E. A. Hollywood-Tuck
    Have we misapprehended the symmetry concept? Is the symmetry concept deciding what we may observe? What effect would the wrong drawing of symmetry have? This book uses two ways of drawing the symmetry concept, Figure 1 and Figure 2, to answer these questions. By the end of this account the second version of symmetry emerges as the authoritative figure for demonstrating the problem introduced into systems by the popular model and also shows how our eyes have been deceiving us.
  • Buddy Comes to Breakfast

    by Dee Marvin Emeigh
    On a trip to Nevada to visit a friend, the author meets an adopted desert tortoise and learns about its habits and habitat. She learns, for example, that these friendly little creatures have been on the endangered species list as threatened for more than a decade. The story is illustrated with watercolors and photographs and an original easy-to-read poem about friendship continues throughout the book. Younger children can enjoy the pictures and the poem, while older children and even adults will... more