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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.
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!
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.
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.
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
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
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 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
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.
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?
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 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.
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.
Green Energy War
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Price: Free! Words: 32,870. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
No drumbeat resonates like the mobilization of public opinion for war. In 2008 and 2009, policy elites around the world prepared for US re-entry to the global climate debate. These short narrative bursts capture the heady aspirations of the time, tracing the strategic perimeter of energy initiatives that soon turned comatose – a “weird and unintended prequel” to the exuberant 21 Machetes.
Spinning a Green Yarn -- Another Inconvenient Truth
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Price: Free! Words: 28,010. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Tall gleaming white towers and intimidating gleaming white blades, creating energy from out of thin air—what could be more wholesome for the environment, wildlife, humankind, and the planet?! This book will help you to have a better understanding of the full impact of commercial wind power on the environment. Read this book and see if the facts mesh with your beliefs!
Evolution of the Self
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Price: Free! Words: 70,240. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
The prevailing theory of evolution according to Darwin as adapted and altered over the years has run its course. It no longer fits the science. It no longer answers the questions raised by epigenetics, clinical death, social behavior and molecular physics - nor love. Evolution of the Self unveils a scientifically validated understanding of evolution. PLEASE DO NOT POST A REVIEW.
Becoming Human: How Evolution Made Us
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Price: Free! Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Becoming Human: How Evolution Made Us is an Irreverent, fast-moving introduction to basic evolutionary theories and human origins. The focus is not just on our prehistory. Becoming Human highlights how evolution affects the way we are today, and helps us to anticipate what might happen to us in the future. Easy-to-read but challenging, this book is an ideal introduction to our species' origin.
The Barefoot Beekeeper
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,920. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Thinking about keeping bees and wondering why it is so expensive and complicated? This is the book for you! The author shows how beekeeping can be simple, enjoyable and low cost, using hives that you can build at home - and you don't need to be a weight-lifter to harvest honey! This book is the most widely-recommended book on 'natural beekeeping' - now in a text-only edition for ebook readers.
Aging by Design: How New Thinking on Aging Will Change Your Life
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Price: Free! Words: 25,280. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011 by Azinet Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Why do we age? This scientific mystery remains unsolved and has major implications for medicine and public health. This short book describes the theorists, controversies, history, experimental evidence, and evolution concepts surrounding biological aging theories. Exciting new theories will change the way we think about and attempt to treat or prevent age-related diseases. 5/14
College Biology Exams, 2007-2010
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Price: Free! Words: 58,270. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
A superb study guide! This book contains all the exams given during a four-year period at a major university. Questions are sorted into general areas (genetics, evolution, metabolism, etc.) Although answers are not provided, they should be easy to obtain using any standard text.