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by Dionne FieldsThe storybook about a elementary student choosing careers paths early in his life. I want to inspire kids to learn and study more about what they would love to do when they grow up. This storybook is to encourage kids of all ages to read more and to study, their career choice early on. When they enter high school, they would have learn more about their career choices and what path to work towards and college choices. Rain a little boy in elementary school wants to learn more ... more
by James TaggOne of the most important questions of our time is whether human beings are computers? Are we 'wet computers' made from flesh and blood rather than Silicon but essentially the same? If we are then how do we create and exercise free will. The book is very topical. We have just had the launch of two Hollywood movies in this field, the Imitation Game and the Theory of Everything. What are the questions these great minds - Turing and Hawking - grappled with and what do their answers mean to our ... more
by Annette MeredithCalled "flying jewels" by the early explorers, hummingbirds delight people of all ages with their antics, but many do not realize their important role in plant pollination or their usefulness in controlling insect pests like aphids and mosquitoes. "Helping the Hummingbirds" introduces children of elementary school age to the fascinating world of hummingbirds and teaches them how we can help these tiny aeronautical experts to flourish in our backyards. A helpful and informative section ... more
by Annette MeredithIn this book for children of elementary school age, the author brings the message of the bees with stunning photographs and simple text to explain what the bees do, how they are endangered, and how we can help them. Bee populations worldwide have been declining and many people are not aware of the bees' importance in the ecosystem and how their disappearance would affect our food supply. A section for parents and teachers at the end of the book provides useful information on possible c... more
by J.C. DonahoFreddy Squirrel and his friends have discovered a number of creatures in the garden. Follow along with Freddy and the group as they learn about the bugs and other critters they find in, under and around the flowers. There's a Bug in my Blossom is written to appeal to readers young and old. Bright colorful close-up photos of bugs are accompanied with more detailed text for advanced readers. After reading the book, it is time to go outside and experience nature for real!
by Meg Lowman, Ph.D.BEZA is the story of an Ethiopian girl who is helping to conserve the last forests and biodiversity of northern Ethiopia. BEZA not only inspires girls to pursue science, but she also illustrates the power of kids to seek global solutions.
by william d boehmGlacier Bay Old Ice, New Land is a natural history and photographic book that explores one of the earth's last primeval places, a spectacular mountainous landscape penetrated by fjords created by retreating ice, home to wildlife including whales, seals, sea lions, sea otter, moose, mountain goats, brown and black bear, wolverine, bald eagles and puffins. More than a half million visitors come yearly to this UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in Southeast Alaska's northern panhandle, drawn by its un spoil... more
by William McPhersonClimate change is a daunting prospect for the earth and many people would like to avoid thinking about its consequences. Wouldn't it be great if someone had a way to avoid worrying about climate science? Well, someone has. Denial ideology is a set of beliefs about climate science that denies the principal findings. Using canards such as "the globe is cooling" and "climate change is entirely natural" enables denial ideologues to argue against acceptance of the findings of climate science. These c... more
by I.S. PetteiceA vetting of Barack Obama that was never made by the media. Soundoff gives every reason why you should not have voted for Barack Obama in 2012 and more than 50 legitimate reasons why Barack Obama should have been and should be impeached by Congress. Corruption in the media, corruption in Congress, and throughout our Government is exposed.
by James Alexander Currie with Bonnie J. FladungFollow the daring safari of James Currie as his love of birds, fascination with wildlife and craving for adventure lead him into humorous and life threatening situations. James captures the essence of what it means to be African today, facing everything from the Big Five to the vestiges of apartheid to the AIDS epidemic. He provides authoritative information on African wildlife and illustrates hair-raising encounters with lions, buffalo, leopards, elephants, rhinoceros and snakes through excitin... more
by alan brook
The founder of the Humem State Foundation portends and advocates the next stage in cultural evolution—the creation of a state for our extended presences.
- How can we as individuals benefit from the astounding advances in technology without continuing to surrender the control, ownership, and privacy of our data to corporations and governments?
- How can we ensure that our personal data will be securely accessible for our lifelong use and that... more
by Ann C. PizzorussoImagine if you could see the River Styx, bathe in the Fountain of Youth, collect water which enhances fertility, wear a gem that heals bodily ailments, understand how our health is affected by geomagnetic fields, come close to the flames of Hell on Earth and much, much, more. Know something? These things exist—on Earth—today—in Italy and you can visit them. Ann C. Pizzorusso reveals how Italy’s geology has affected its history, art, religion, medicine and culture. Her beautiful book is packed wi... more
by Joe LatrellSpace is a really big place. The Earth, the Sun, and all the other planets live in a relatively quiet corner of an average sized Galaxy in a pretty nice cosmic neighborhood. There is plenty of space, lush nebulae and families of stars that pretty much keep to themselves. It's a great place to be. This book is simple guide to the Universe. It doesn't explain everything, but it does cover some of the more intriguing spectacles and wonders. It's data that we have discovered in our search to unde... more
by Fazal KhaliqSwat valley is a popular tourist resort in South Asia where tourism industry is a backbone in its economy. However the archaeological heritage in the valley can play a vital role to boost the industry which at part deserted. Swat Valley as known for heaven magnificence, God has bestowed it generously with natural blessing. The dazzling beauty of high peak snow-capped mountains, roaring waterfall, breath-taking landscapes, thick fragrant Cedar trees and virgin jungles, lush vegetation and abund... more
by Suzanne Hanchett, Tofazzel Hossain Monju, Kazi Rozana Akhter, Shireen Akhter, an“Water is life” in Bangladesh. Based on five researchers’ long-term involvement with water development programs, this book introduces the reader to the vast range of meanings that water has in this South Asian country, where village women struggle daily for access to safe supplies. Mythology, ancient sciences, folklore, and language provide a cultural foundation for water's uses in the home.
“BRAINCHAINS. Discover your brain and unleash its full potential in a hyperconnected multitasking world”by Theo CompernolleAre you worried that you perform below your abilities and competencies at work? You are not the only one. 60% to 75% of brainworkers are convinced they under-perform. Lots of research agrees, but fortunately also shows that 4 of 5 major causes are within your own area of control! Based on 5 years of research, BrainChains explains the challenges and the solutions. The core message:you need to know something about your brain to get the best of it and of you ICT. What is your most importan... more