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by Gary A. FreitasAs we approach 2050, it is projected that human consciousness will encounter a superior intelligence for the very first time: artificial machine intelligence. It is important for us to understand the evolutionary impact of this event, but also that we are being altered from the inside out for the singularity to arise. Are we ready? Will we be adaptive? How will we change? The Coming Singularity explores the psychological impact of the changes coming our way and the many adaptations we will have ... more
by Douglas Bullis"The World’s Oldest Sky Atlas" tells the story of the 1903 discovery of the only known example of the first sky atlas ever drawn anywhere in the world. It was found at the end of a long dusty silk scroll devoted to weather divination that had lain hidden for over a thousand years behind a false wall in one of the caves of the Mogao Buddhist Cave Complex in Dunhuang, China. Dunhuang was the Western Gate of the Chinese T'ang Dynasty, where China ended and the Silk Road began. The sky chart was not... more
by Louis YuenThe Noella Environmental Education Science Comics Volume 2 is available now! This beautiful eBook contains child-friendly stories that mainly focus on ocean issues and threats based on real university research papers from Caltech, Cornell, Princeton, University of Pennsylvania, University of Toronto, and the University of Washington. For parents who want to teach their children about and fight climate change. With roots based on academics, the Noella Comics Series educates children about the cha... more
by Raluca BarbuRaluca and M. are two thirty-something fresh divorcees who have just rediscovered love in the late summer of their lives. They have embarked on a brand new relationship together, and all they want is to explore each other’s worlds. Raluca shares the importance of writing in her life, and M. has a deep love for nature. A year and a half into their romance, M. starts planning an ambitious trip to the US with the intention of experiencing his favorite places with his new partner. This is how their ... more
by J. J. JeromeSomething’s gone wrong with our society. Evolution was the driving force behind the human race until the 1960s when science began to derail the process. After all, survival of the fittest doesn’t apply when technology allows everyone to survive and reproduce. The end of evolution helps explains everything from the decline of the nuclear family to gender fluidity, mass shootings, the anti-vax movement, our growing political division and, the rise of Donald Trump. This eye-opening book examines t... more
by Ned AbrahamIn this book, all beliefs, convictions, theories, and assumptions, whether scientific, religious, or humanistic, about the formation of the universe, the generation of life including that of Homo sapiens, the past, the present and the future, are set aside. Evidence for or against a conviction is examined in an easy-to-read format but using Scientific Methodology, the only truly objective way to measure evidence. With no preconceived opinions, Stephen Hawking’s and Religion’s answers to life’s ... more
by Andrew R. HalloranAn absorbing investigation of chimpanzee language and communication. This Tenth Anniversary Edition contains a new final chapter and a new preface. The Song of the Ape traces the individual histories of five chimpanzees Interspersed with these histories, the book details the long history of scientists attempting (and failing) to train apes to use human grammar and language. Ultimately, the book shows that while laboratories try in vain to teach human grammar to a chimpanzee, there is a living... more
by Moshe SegalDid you ever wondered if what we perceive as Time really exists, or is it just an illusion? Did you also ever wondered if what we perceive as Space really exists, or is it also just an illusion? Did you ever wondered from which entities our Universe is actually composed? Would you be surprised to find out that the Universe is actually composed of only one entity? This book analyzes paradoxes and peculiarities in the science of Physics today, and arrives at the following revolutionary conc... more
by Philip Kent-Hughes
Meaningful action on climate change is possible
This book explains how you can be part of the solution. Using his expertise as a consultant in emergency and crisis management, Philip Kent-Hughes offers a clear-sighted response to climate change.
In this book you will:
- Receive step-by-step guidance to help save you money while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
- Learn how to communicate and connect with others, contributing to t... more
by Akintunde M LawalThis is a very simple, illustrated elementary science book that introduces nature to children between the ages of 3 to 6 years. It basically explains the world around children so that they can identify and name objects. Images are illustrated using Tux paint app tools that they are familiar with at school. Kids can be instructed to design similar images or be free to make their designs. It includes a brief description of objects found in nature that they see almost every day. Here is a kidd... more
by Ekiuwa Aire
Over 4,000 years ago, in ancient Egypt, a young boy named Imhotep was born. From a young age, he excelled and quickly became known as a genius.
Imhotep had the ability to see through difficult problems and was often trying new techniques and experiments. He had many talents, and as an architect, Imhotep designed the step pyramid at Sakkara—one of the most incredible structures in ancient history. The step pyramid still stands strong today.
In the pages of this book, you'... more
by Dr. Haitham AhmedWritten by a doctor, The Digestive System for Babies and Toddlers offers the perfect introduction to the wonders of the human body. This interactive board book teaches your little one about the digestive system, one of the body's most vital organ systems. Be amazed at how much your child (and you) can learn. Through words and pictures, this board book for children captures the imagination, stimulates curiosity, and facilitates a love for science in the next generation.
by Marie-Paule Mahoney
Orcas Forever invites young readers to watch the activities of the three Southern Resident orca pods that inhabit the waters called the Salish Sea between the northwest coast of the United States, and the southwest coast of Canada. They are preparing to gather for a special celebration-–––the birth of a male calf. Following a greeting ceremony, the orcas rejoice in their own unique ways. They display fancy breaching, sky-hop in synch and play games of tail lobbying.... more
by Diondre MompointThe origin of life has always been questioned for the longest of time. The most credible scholars are stumped by the complexity of life and cannot come to an agreement of where we may have came from. What If there were ideas for all life's origin? Join Diondre Mompoint and other skeptics in revealing the origin of life.
by Audrey SaubleDid you know that not all bees make honey? There are 20,000 species of bees, and only a few of those bees are honeybees. What about the other bees? And the bee mimics that look like bees and may even help pollinate plants too? In this nonfiction picture book, kids get to meet some of the other, less well-known bees, while also learning about insect identification. It's time to learn what makes a bee a bee and discover the bees that live in your own backyard!
by Norman WeeksThe land of wolves, moose, bears, and 10,000 lakes. Nature Norm’s North Woods is an anecdotal natural history of northeastern Minnesota, based upon the author’s forty years’ experience there. Nature Norm first describes the woods-and-waters setting from the vantage point of his cabin on Pelican Lake. He then surveys the wildlife in the area and relates various animal encounters. Next, he conducts hiking and canoeing excursions. He concludes with a consideration of the human impact upon the no... more