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The Universal Mind Hypothesis
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Price: Free! Words: 55,700. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010 by KL Books. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
So, what is consciousness? Young was blind in half of his visual field when he appeared on NOVA(PBS). But if you threw him a ball from the blind side, he would catch it without knowing what he did. He had blindsight. His brain knew something that he did not. When one's brain acts on its own without the person knowing it, we have a p-zombie. This book is about why we aren't unconscious automatons.
Rockets, mice and men
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
This is the story of how a small white mouse named Mickey became one of the earliest contributors to the US Space Program. It tells a largely untold story of how a group of young rocket enthusiasts in South Africa were at the cutting edge of rocket research and how they successfully fired over 500 liquid and solid fuel rockets, one of which reached the zone of lower earth orbit.
Nobody Knows (The Thing That Really Matters About) Anything!
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Series: Goldman's Bulldog Presents, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 42,570. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science
(4.00 from 1 review)
"While some early reviews by Nobodies indicate that this book is a work of meta-fiction, I prefer to think of it as a work of meta-non-fiction--one which I'm sure has Truman Capote turning over in his grave. He had his own opinion about how the true story of multiple murders ought to be told." Nobody!
Doomsday Chronicle
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Price: Free! Words: 42,590. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
6000 years ago, living beings ranging in the hundreds of millions died. The physical evidence is there. Remains litter the Earth - more than 40 million in North America alone. Skeletons are found buried beneath solidified mud or huddled in caves, incompatible species, predators and prey alike, died catastrophically, their limbs and bodies violently torn apart. It is about to happen again.
Fuel Free! Living Well Without Fossil Fuels
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Price: Free! Words: 27,340. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
A vision of life without fossil fuels that is not a dream but an achievable plan for our future. The only breakthroughs required are political. The science is already here, but hard work is needed to develop it further and create our new reality. Powerful fossil fuel interests have been amazingly successful in blocking these efforts.
Learning for Sustainability
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Price: Free! Words: 21,100. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by The University of Nottingham. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Learning for Sustainability is an Open Educational Resource written by Sarah Speight and published by The University Of Nottingham. The resource is licensed under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-SA) and is part of a series of online resources concerning sustainability issues and sustainable practice across disciplines
Climate Change and Peak-Oil
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Price: Free! Words: 35,400. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by KL Books. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
(4.00 from 1 review)
Why is Climate Change so controversial? Are we running out of oil? Was the burning of Moscow in 2010 a result of Global Warming? What is the science behind all these claims? This book provides a critical but concise analysis of the evidence and anti-evidence of the Global Warming theory and the Peak-Oil claim. Anyone who is interested in the future of our society will find this book informational.
Sustainability: The Geography Perspective
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Price: Free! Words: 50,190. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013 by The University of Nottingham. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geography
Sustainability: The Geography Perspective is an Open Educational Resource written by Simon Gosling and published by The University Of Nottingham. The resource is licensed under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-SA) and is part of a series of online resources concerning sustainability issues and sustainable practice across disciplines
Beekeping - Pure and Simple
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Price: Free! Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Are modern beekeeping methods partly to blame for the poor state of health of our honeybees? Phil Chandler, author of The Barefoot Beekeeper, suggests that we need to take a fresh - and more holistic - look at the way we work with bees. If you are interested in learning a more natural approach to beekeeping, this is a good place to start.
A Brief History of Perpetual Motion
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Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A short excursion into historic sources regarding perpetual motion...with a surprising result.
Sustainability in the Arts and Humanities
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Price: Free! Words: 33,030. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by The University of Nottingham. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology
Sustainability in the Arts and Humanities is an Open Educational Resource written by Naomi Sykes and published by The University Of Nottingham. The resource is licensed under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-SA) and is part of a series of online resources concerning sustainability issues and sustainable practice across disciplines
El Secreto de la Vainilla
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Price: Free! Words: 16,690. Language: Spanish. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Botany
Mediante impresiones personales, se expone la historia de la vainilla, su leyenda y su ciencia, la condición actual de su cultivo en México y su futuro. Es un libro para jóvenes que disfrutarán lectores de todas las edades.
Edison's Very Rudimentary Explanation of Quantum Mechanics: Where Science and Spirituality Begin to Meet
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Price: Free! Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
Edison's Very Rudimentary Explanation of Quantum Physics, and how these principles apply to us... who are the "quantum units" of God.
Nature Writing
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Price: Free! Words: 58,420. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Collected observations and essays on the English countryside and its flora and fauna from an award-winning novelist.
Snake Sex, French Werewolves, and Outer Space. (Plus Other Cool Stuff)
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Price: Free! Words: 47,710. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
(3.00 from 1 review)
Snake sex and French Werewolves are only two peculiar topics given a light hearted yet insightful consideration by internationally famed doctor and surgeon, Ata Egrari, as he ponders whether or not life is on purpose. Filled with interesting facts and stimulating questions, Egrari makes a bold case for life, in all its weirdness, being a work of genius.
The Lowdown on GMOs: According to Science
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Price: Free! Words: 35,630. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biotechnology
Distrust of GMOs has increased in recent years from initiatives to label, ban, or warn the public. The Lowdown on GMOs features contributions by public scientists, authors, farmers, science writers and journalists answering the hard questions with elegance, ease, and evidence. This is a book for those who want to know what the evidence says and the implications of our actions regarding GMOs.
The Singularity Files (Audiobook & Science Seminars)
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Price: Free! Words: 61,720. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012 by Per Aspera Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
The Singularity Files (Audiobook & Science Seminars) contains links to the complete audiobook of the acclaimed science fiction thriller, Singularity by Bill DeSmedt. Also find herein a series of seminars that delve into the science behind Singularity. This ebook also contains an excerpt of the novel's text, but not the full contents.
Worst Case Scenario: Evacuate Earth!
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Price: Free! Words: 18,280. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
An unofficial companion to the National Geographic television special, "Evacuate Earth". A rogue neutron star is headed for our solar system. Total destruction of the Earth is certain. Can we work together to design, assemble, supply, and launch a starship? Can some fraction of humanity be saved by evacuating the planet? This book is an insider's look at the docudrama. Includes photos. Now Rev 2!
From Homo Erectus to Homo Sapiens: The Origins Of Human Behavior
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,540. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
Where did we come from? Every civilization since the dawn of man has asked that question and every one has had its own creation myth. Science, too, has its own explanation of human origins, an explanation we might presume to be based upon objective analysis of all available scientific evidence—but is it?
The Sidewalk Solar System
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Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
(5.00 from 1 review)
For elementary and middle school level children, this is an activity for making a model of the solar system that is to scale using only chalk and a long stretch of sidewalk. It is fun for the entire class, helps children think in terms of models, and helps them learn about the planets.