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The Secret Life of Clams: The Mysteries and Magic of Our Favorite Shellfish
The Secret Life of Clams: The Mysteries and Magic of Our Favorite Shellfish

Anthony D. Fredericks · Skyhorse Publishing
Format: Hardcover

Get up close and personal with an amazing creature that has invaded our lexicon as well as our restaurants.It breathes with tubes, it has no head or brain, it feeds through a filter, and it is the source of dozens of familiar proverbs (“happy as a clam!”). Clams, it turns out,...
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Simple Rules: How to Thrive in a Complex World
Simple Rules: How to Thrive in a Complex World

Kathleen M. Eisenhardt · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: eBook

HOW SIMPLICITY TRUMPS COMPLEXITY IN NATURE, BUSINESS, AND LIFE   Complexity surrounds us. We have too much email, juggle multiple remotes, and hack through thickets of regulations from phone contracts to health plans. But complexity isn’t destiny. Sull and Eisenhardt argue there’s...
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Cows Save the Planet: And Other Improbable Ways of Restoring Soil to Heal the Earth
Cows Save the Planet: And Other Improbable Ways of Restoring Soil to Heal the Earth

Judith D. Schwartz · Chelsea Green Publishing; 1 edition
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

From the Publisher"Judith Schwartz reminds us that sustainable range management is as much about the microbes in the soil and their feedback loops with cattle as it is about the cattle themselves. When I finally go home on the range to be composted, I want to be part of the miraculous...
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How the Body Knows Its Mind: The Surprising Power of the Physical Environment to Influence How You Think and Feel
How the Body Knows Its Mind: The Surprising Power of the Physical Environment to Influence How You Think and Feel

Sian Beilock · Atria Books; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

An award-winning scientist offers a groundbreaking new understanding of the mind-body connection and its profound impact on everything from advertising to romance.The human body is not just a passive device carrying out messages sent by the brain, but rather an integral part of how we think...
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Body by Darwin: How Evolution Shapes Our Health and Transforms Medicine
Body by Darwin: How Evolution Shapes Our Health and Transforms Medicine

Jeremy Taylor · University of Chicago Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

We think of medical science and doctors as focused on treating conditions - whether it's a cough or an aching back. But the sicknesses and complaints that cause us to seek medical attention actually have deeper origins than the superficial germs and behaviors we regularly fault. In fact,...
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Cracking the AP Statistics Exam, 2016 Edition
Cracking the AP Statistics Exam, 2016 Edition

Princeton Review · Princeton Review
Format: Print book

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO HELP SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP Statistics Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide - including thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, access to our AP Connect portal online, and 2 full-length...
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GED Mathematical Reasoning Test For Dummies
GED Mathematical Reasoning Test For Dummies

Murray Shukyn · For Dummies
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Gear up to crush the GED Mathematical Test Does the thought of taking the GED Mathematical Reasoning Test make you weak? Fear not! With the help of GED Mathematical Reasoning Test For Dummies, you'll get up to speed on the new structure and computer-based format of the GED and gain...
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Black Hole: How an Idea Abandoned by Newtonians, Hated by Einstein, and Gambled On by Hawking Became Loved
Black Hole: How an Idea Abandoned by Newtonians, Hated by Einstein, and Gambled On by Hawking Became Loved

Marcia Bartusiak · Yale University Press
Pages: 237
Format: Print book

For more than half a century, physicists and astronomers engaged in heated dispute over the possibility of black holes in the universe. The weirdly alien notion of a space-time abyss from which nothing escapes - not even light - seemed to confound all logic. This engrossing book tells the story...
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Reality Is Not What It Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity
Reality Is Not What It Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity

Carlo Rovelli · Riverhead Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

From the New York Times-bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics, a closer look at the mind-bending nature of the universe. What are time and space made of? Where does matter come from? And what exactly is reality? Theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli has spent his whole life...
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A Deadly Wandering: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention
A Deadly Wandering: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention

Matt Richtel · William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

From Pulitzer Prizewinning journalist Matt Richtel, a brilliant, narrative-driven exploration of technologys vast influence on the human mind and society, dramatically-told through the lens of a tragic texting-while-driving car crash that claimed the lives of two rocket scientists in 2006.In...
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Math Workout for the GED Test
Math Workout for the GED Test

Princeton Review. · Random House, 2015.
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Get the extra practice you need for the excellent GED Mathematical Reasoning section score you want!The Math portion of the GED test is often considered the hardest part of the whole exam - and with the lowest average student scores and pass rates, doing well on this section can be tough!...
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Beyond the God Particle
Beyond the God Particle

Leon M. Lederman · Prometheus Books
Format: Hardcover

Two leading physicists discuss the importance of the Higgs Boson, the future of particle physics, and the mysteries of the universe yet to be unraveled. On July 4, 2012, the long-sought Higgs Boson--aka the God Particle--was discovered at the worlds largest particle accelerator, the LHC,...
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The Sound Book: The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World
The Sound Book: The Science of the Sonic Wonders of the World

Trevor J Cox · W. W. Norton & Company, 2014.
Pages: 331
Format: Print book

"A lucid and passionate case for a more mindful way of listening. . . . Anyone who has ever clapped, hollered or yodeled at an echo will delight in [Cox's] zestful curiosity." -- New York Times Trevor Cox is on a hunt for the sonic wonders of the world. A renowned expert who engineers...
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