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Science & Nature
by Michael AbramowitzCould divinity be a this-worldly rather than an other-worldly phenomenon? Could we find all the splendour of our spiritual imaginations right here in our physical reality? Science has given humanity a new perspective of the cosmos, but we have yet to make the leap of imagination that would let that perspective come alive with spiritual capacities without having to resort to outlandish realms. The author demonstrates how we might find a viable context for spirituality in the physics of our everyd... more
by Praba SoundararajanIn Pumpus Has a Glowing Idea!, Pumpus and his friends are excited to go camping for their Halloween adventure. But when they arrive at the campsite, they realize they forgot the matchsticks to start a campfire. With his book of inventions, Pumpus solves the problem using the concept of friction. Soon the campfire is glowing and the three friends carve jack-o-lanterns, roast marshmallows, and share ghost stories—and it’s the best Halloween ever! Through science, mechanics, and safety, Pumpus ... more
by Ross E. GoodrichIn From Earth to Oblivion: The Passing of Humankind, Dr. Ross E. Goodrich, a geographer, gives a startling picture of the greatest of all threats to humanity: The predicament of humankind. Our population is growing and we cannot stop the growth; our habitat has a limited amount of living space that soon will not meet our needs; and our habitat has a limited supply of life-support that is about to fail us. These facts foretell what many privately ponder but fear to explore—the economic and social... more
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
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
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
by Allison Hegan50% 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
by Mitchell DiamondAfter 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
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.
by Diana LovejoyCreate 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.
by Ashok SharmaThe 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
by Katrine MartelOutlast 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.
by Alice HutchisonIn 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.
by Alan E. SparksPart 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
by Bryan BaileyThe 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
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