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The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond Earth

MICHIO KAKU · Doubleday
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The #1 bestselling author of The Future of the Mind traverses the frontiers of astrophysics, artificial intelligence, and technology to offer a stunning vision of man's future in space, from settling Mars to traveling to distant galaxies.Formerly the domain of fiction, moving human civilization...
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Get the Most Out of Retirement: Checklist for Happiness, Health, Purpose, and Financial Security

Sally Balch Hurme · American Bar Association
Pages: 294
Format: Paperback

How to Get the Most Out of Your Retirement. Whether you're planning for or already living in retirement, there's a lot that goes into making the most of every day. From crafting a budget and managing your money to last a lifetime to simplifying your life so you can really focus on what...
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The Great Quake: How the Biggest Earthquake in North America Changed Our Understanding of the Planet

Henry Fountain · Crown
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In the bestselling tradition of Erik Larson's Isaac's Storm, The Great Quake is a riveting narrative about the biggest earthquake in North American recorded history -- the 1964 Alaska earthquake that demolished the city of Valdez and swept away the island village of Chenega -- and the geologist...
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Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Max Tegmark · Knopf
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

How will Artificial Intelligence affect crime, war, justice, jobs, society and our very sense of being human? The rise of AI has the potential to transform our future more than any other technology - and there's nobody better qualified or situated to explore that future than Max Tegmark,...
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Stealing Fire: How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work

Steven Kotler · Dey Street Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

It's the biggest revolution you've never heard of, and it's hiding in plain sight. Over the past decade, Silicon Valley executives like Eric Schmidt and Elon Musk, Special Operators like the Navy SEALs and the Green Berets, and maverick scientists like Sasha Shulgin and Amy Cuddy have turned...
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Thunderstruck

Erik Larson · Crown
Pages: 463
Format: Hardcover

A true story of love, murder, and the end of the world's "great hush."In Thunderstruck, Erik Larson tells the interwoven stories of two men - Hawley Crippen, a very unlikely murderer, and Guglielmo Marconi, the obsessive creator of a seemingly supernatural means of communication...
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Avery: The Case Against Steven Avery and What "Making a Murderer" Gets Wrong

Ken Kratz · Benbella Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

It's time to set the record straight about Steven Avery. The full record - including evidence never before revealed - makes his guilt clear.The Netflix series Making a Murderer quickly became a huge hit, with over 19 million viewers in the U.S. in the first 35 days. The series left...
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Dealing With Problem Employees: How to Manage Performance & Personal Issues in the Workplace

Amy Delpo · NOLO
Pages: 424
Format: Paperback

Manage employee problems, legally and effectively Every workplace has occasional problems with employees. This book is packed with the legal and practical information you need to handle all kinds of issues -- from small corrective actions to major problems that put your company at risk....
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Bringing Columbia Home: The Untold Story of a Lost Space Shuttle and Her Crew

Michael Leinbach · Arcade Publishing
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Mike Leinbach was the launch director of the space shuttle program when Columbia disintegrated on reentry before a nation's eyes on February 1, 2003. And it would be Mike Leinbach who would be a key leader in the search and recovery effort as NASA, FEMA, the FBI, the US Forest Service,...
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How the Police Generate False Confessions: An Inside Look at the Interrogation Room

James L. Trainum · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 328
Format: Print book

Despite the rising number of confirmed false confession cases, most people have a hard time grasping why someone would confess to a crime they did not commit, or even why a guilty person would admit to something that could put them in jail for life. How the Police Generate False Confessions...
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Trustee's Legal Companion, The: A Step-by-Step Guide to Administering a Living Trust

Liza Weiman Hanks · Nolo
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

Serving as the trustee of a living trust after someone has died can be a big task -- and you probably wonder just where you're supposed to start. The Trustee's Legal Companion contains the help you need to get organized, get moving, and do a good job. You'll learn how to: decide...
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Estate Planning Basics

DENNIS CLIFFORD · NOLO
Pages: 232
Format: Paperback

This book provides concise, straightforward, and easy-to-read information about the major components of estate planning - without going into endless detail about arcane options that apply only to the wealthy. Topics include: choosing beneficiaries estate planning by parents with minor...
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