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The Conundrum

David Owen · Riverhead Trade; Original edition
Format: Paperback

The Conundrum is a mind-changing manifesto about the environment, efficiency and the real path to sustainability. Hybrid cars, fast trains, compact florescent light bulbs, solar panels, carbon offsets: Everything you've been told about living green is wrong. The quest for a breakthrough...
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The World's Rarest Birds

Erik Hirschfeld · Princeton University Press
Format: Hardcover

This illustrated book vividly depicts the most endangered birds in the world and provides the latest information on the threats each species faces and the measures being taken to save them. Today, 571 bird species are classified as critically endangered or endangered, and a further four...
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The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind: My Tale of Madness and Recovery

Barbara K Lipska · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

As a deadly cancer spread inside her brain, leading neuroscientist Barbara Lipska was plunged into madness - only to miraculously survive with her memories intact. In the tradition of My Stroke of Insight and Brain on Fire, this powerful memoir recounts her ordeal and explains its unforgettable...
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The Grapes of Math: How Life Reflects Numbers and Numbers Reflect Life

Alex Bellos · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 337
Format: Paperback

"A first-rate survey of the world of mathematics ... Great reading for the intellectually curious," (Kirkus Reviews) from the bestselling author of Here's Looking at Euclid - a dazzling new book that turns even the most complex math into a brilliantly entertaining read.From...
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The Molecule of More: How a Single Chemical in Your Brain Drives Love, Sex, and Creativity?and Will Determine the Fate of the Human Race

Daniel Z Lieberman · BenBella Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Why are we obsessed with the things we want and bored when we get them? Why is addiction "perfectly logical" to an addict? Why does love change so quickly from passion to disinterest? Why are some people diehard liberals and others hardcore conservatives? Why are we always...
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Trigonometry the Easy Way

Douglas Downing · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 326
Format: Paperback

Here's a complete, easy-to-grasp course in trigonometry that takes the form of a fantasy novel. The King of Carmorra and his subjects have many practical problems to solve, and their answers can be found by applying principles of trigonometry. Readers follow along and learn to solve...
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My Brief History

Stephen Hawking · Bantam
Format: Hardcover

NATIONAL BESTSELLERStephen Hawking has dazzled readers worldwide with a string of bestsellers exploring the mysteries of the universe. Now, for the first time, perhaps the most brilliant cosmologist of our age turns his gaze inward for a revealing look at his own life and intellectual evolution....
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Gulf of Mexico Origin, Waters, and Biota: Volume I, Biodiversity

Darryl L. Felder · Texas A&M University Press
Format: Hardcover

This landmark scientific reference for scientists, researchers, and students of marine biology tackles the monumental task of taking a complete biodiversity inventory of the Gulf of Mexico with full biotic and biogeographic information. Presenting a comprehensive summary of knowledge of Gulf...
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The Power of the Herd: A Nonpredatory Approach to Social Intelligence, Leadership, and Innovation

Linda Kohanov · New World Library; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Linda Kohanov is beloved for her groundbreaking articulation of “the way of the horse,” an experiential wisdom known to riders for centuries but little studied or adapted to off-horse use. Now Kohanov takes those horse-inspired insights on exceptional communication and leadership...
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Kosmos: An Evolutionary-wholistic Account of Creation

Dennis Milner · Authors OnLine
Pages: 452
Format: Print book

One of the great scientific advances of the nineteenth century was the realisation that all living things on Earth have come about by evolution over a long period of time. A major advance of the twentieth century was the realisation that the Universe as a whole - its Galaxies, Stars and Planets,...
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The HIIT Bible: Supercharge Your Body and Brain

Steve Barrett · Bloomsbury Sport
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) is the number-one fitness trend and is fast becoming the mainstream method for improving cardiovascular performance and radically changing body composition. This book aims to consolidate and demystify the science while also highlighting some of the lesser-well-known...
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Last-Minute Survival Secrets: 128 Ingenious Tips to Endure the Coming Apocalypse and Other Minor Inconveniences

Joey Green · Chicago Review Press
Format: Book

The Department of Homeland Security advises all citizens to develop an Emergency Preparedness Plan, along with a Disaster Supply Kit . . . but who has the time? Don’t panic—it’s Joey Green to the rescue! Last-Minute Survival Secrets contains more than a hundred ingenious...
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Bats: A World of Science and Mystery

M. Brock Fenton · University Of Chicago Press
Format: Hardcover

There are more than 1,300 species of bats - or almost a quarter of the world's mammal species. But before you shrink in fear from these furry "creatures of the night," consider the bat's fundamental role in our ecosystem. A single brown bat can eat several thousand insects...
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The One-Minute Workout: Science Shows a Way to Get Fit That's Smarter, Faster, Shorter

Christopher Shulgan · Avery Pub Group
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Finally, the solution to the #1 reason we don't exercise: time. Everyone has one minute. A decade ago, Martin Gibala was a young researcher in the field of exercise physiology - with little time to exercise. That critical point in his career launched a passion for high-intensity interval...
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