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Science & Nature
by Grant RodkeyOur Fated Century is a kaleidoscopic scan of events and attitudes that have affected us and our fellow earthly travelers during the tumultuous period from 1917 to 2017. During this period, the earth, its people, and their ideas have been ever-changing, and our horizon has shifted from Earth to the universe. The author has had extensive experience in various work and life environments, study, teaching, clinical practice in surgery, medical research, travel, and social interaction. He invites the ... more
by Ted Dillard
A book about how technology, innovation, renewable energy and the electric powertrain transformed motorsports in the 21st century. ------------------------- Electric vehicle technology began in the earliest days of cars – losing the battle with gas engines as far back as the early 1900s. After a short-lived rekindling of interest in the latter days of the 20th century, we saw an explosion of electric vehicle technology, with motorcycles at the forefront, starting with the da... more
by Dr. William Allan PlummerAuthor Dr. William Allan Plummer?s interest in nature was stimulated one winter by the sight of snowbirds, slate-colored juncos, in the family?s backyard in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. That same spring, he spotted the yellow-bellied sapsucker during its migration, and he was hooked. In Fronds and Anemones, he offers a collection of nature-based essays and articles, most of which appeared in the quarterly newsletter, Screeches, of Spencer Crest Nature Center, as well as in several other publicati... more
by Giovanni BurrascanoGiovanni Burrascano investigates why and how Western thinking has changed over the last five hundred years, affecting the human condition, natural world, and you. This timely report is a powerful and insightful treatment of today's many social and environmental concerns. Linking historical and more contemporary facts of the last five hundred years, So This Is Where We Stand? provides a concise and clear picture of who we were and of who we are today. This is must-read for anyone seeking answers,... more
by Corey PrestonFor newcomers to STEM fields, where to begin their education remains a challenge with little guidance. With any luck, the inquisitive person would have a mentor able to guide them down the path, for anyone else - good luck. Whether you are a student born into a technology threaded world, or have been an active professional for years, the technology vocabulary and acronyms can present a seemingly impossible educational goal. There is now a starting point in the newly released book - Welcome to To... more
by Lori SchweigertThis is an educational children?s book about the large wild animals of North America. It shows pictures of each animal as the adult male, adult female, and the baby animal. It also gives the reader the animal name, a brief description of its habitat, where its lives, and what kinds of foods it eats.
by James G. MartinRevelation through Science is written for the educated non-scientist who may be troubled by apparent conflicts between science and religion. Are science and faith incompatible? Astronomers, physicists, and biologists have now shown that the more deeply science probes nature, the more it reveals evidence pointing us to God. After reviewing concepts from those fields, Revelation through Science adds new material from chemistry. It describes organic structures that are profoundly vital for life, ye... more
by Mark PichoraImagination and education go hand in hand in this father-daughter camping trip beneath the stars. Jane listens as her dad tells of an amazing alien world, but is it all just a trick? Perhaps not! His fantastical imaginings are soon followed by an inspired account of the wonders of space and its infinite possibility, putting his wild tale into perspective against an even wilder universe. Stargazing will inspire kids to unleash their imagination as they learn about the wonders of space, from... more
by K.B. CarrAre aliens among us? Out there, somewhere in the world, are weird creatures who could very easily be aliens from other planets, but they share the same Earth we do. You may have a hard time believing they really exist, but I assure you that they do, and I have the pictures to prove it. Is truth stranger than fiction? You decide...
by Michael ReedThis is a coloring book that helps to describe some of the beneficial insects on Earth. This piece consists of simple black-and-write drawings and text.
by Jeff Attinella
This historic tale tells the story of the race between the United States and the Soviet Union to put a man on the moon. The world watched on as these two countries went back and forth, each attempt getting closer and closer to making history!
by Pius WongThis hybrid engineering reference and improv manual gives practical tips on how to boost design skills and design thinking with improv exercises. It pushes designers to trust their teams, take initiative, focus on the customer, and better transform abstract ideas into reality. Engineers, artists, makers, software developers, and entrepreneurs will find the most benefit from this guide, especially if they work in teams and strive to innovate. Teachers and trainers can also use this guide to suppl... more
by Antonin TuynmanHow do we understand the world around us? How do we solve problems? Often the answer to these questions follows a certain pattern, an algorithm if you wish. This is the case when our analytical left-brain side is at work. However, there are also elements in our behaviour where intelligence appears to follow a more elusive path, which cannot easily be characterised as a specific sequence of steps. Is Intelligence an Algorithm? offers an insight into intelligence as it functions in nature, like... more
by Antonin TuynmanTechnovedanta 2.0 is at the junction where science and technology meet spirit in the light of the “Technological Singularity”. It is written for people with a scientific or philosophical orientation and with an interest in (eastern) spirituality. The book aims to explore the concept of consciousness as the foundation of being and to provide a complete theoretical and technological digital framework to integrate all possible knowledge of matter, mind, information and mysticism without contradicti... more
by Antonin TuynmanWill the internet one day awaken as a conscious entity? Or do we need to design a structured architecture in order to impart the quality of consciousness to the web? In the present book Technovedanta an architecture for the internet as AwwwareNet is proposed based on stratifications derived from the Indian philosophy of Vedanta to create a functional mimic of consciousness, quasi-consciousness. The deep exploration in Nature’s fundamental primacy of consciousness led me to the hypothesis of a pa... more
by Zeev NitsanBehind the Scenes of the Brain Show offers far-reaching insight into the human brain, packed with fascinating insight from the fields of science, philosophy, history and literature. This important volume showcases your brain's development, from the embryonic phase until old-age, while describing the changes the brain goes through in all of its emotional and social states, such as love, depression, joy, concentration, sleep and dream.