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Dimensions of Arthur C. Clarke
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
These three essays are presented in the order they first appeared. “The Divine Clarke” won a few bucks in a contest run by Matrix Magazine, and then was published under a slightly different title at It’s a Bunny in 1996. The second essay, about Clarke’s scuba diving, was first published in Paradoxa in 1998. The Hollins Critic used “Sir Star Child” for its December 1, 2001
Be a Hobbit, Save the Earth: the Guide to Sustainable Shire Living
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 185,120. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
Be a Hobbit examines the problems facing the Earth today through the lens of Tolkien’s world. Middle Earth faced destruction from Sauron and Saruman; our world is under attack from the 'Two Towers’: Ignorance & Fear, and Poverty & Greed. Our world has lost its 'Shireness.' Be a Hobbit is a guide to bringing it back, from the bottom up: one Hobbit, one home, and one Shire at a time.
3D Bioprinting: Printing Parts for Bodies
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,300. Language: Australian English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science
3D printing is changing the world by providing new ways to make anything from cars to houses to rocket turbines. But what if you could use living cells as the ink? Could you print an organ? Could you print the human body? Written by scientists, engineers and ethicists, this eBook tells the story of an impending revolution in medicine. The promise is grand, but what is the reality?
Ice Age
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,560. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
The theory that came in from the cold... John and Mary Gribbin tell the remarkable story of how we came to understand the phenomenon of Ice Ages. How frequently do Ice Ages occur? How do astronomical rhythms affect the Earth's climate? Have there always been two polar ice caps? What does the future hold?
Oak Tree Farm
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,070. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Compelling, poignant and heartwarming tales for countryside and animal lovers. In a tranquil rural location by the Beaufort Mountains on Vancouver Island, Canada, the Ansells ambitiously embark on a new life of small mixed-livestock farming following their air-sea rescue from Cyclone Justin. Developing and populating the farm proves to be both challenging and very rewarding. An irresistible read.
The Story of Light
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 127,040. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Optics & Light
In this all-encompassing work, Ben Bova explores the subject of light and shows how it has shaped every aspect of our existence.
The Perfect Carrier Wave: SETI's Perfect Signal
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Price: $38,900.00 USD. Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Electronics / Digital
This brief technical paper discusses the idea of a unique frequency that has unusual characteristics. This frequency can be utilized as the perfect carrier wave for instantaneous communication across vast distances – even between galaxies. Any advanced civilization would certainly use this frequency in their communications. This frequency can be found at the harmonics of 1.039 THz.
Riemann's Geometry and Newton's Gravitation
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Series: Gravitation, Book 12. Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Gravity
This page will examine some difficulties in reconciling General Relativity with Newton’s Theory of Gravitation. Including predictions for the precession of perihelia and bending of light under Kepler’s laws and Einstein’s General Relativity. It is clear Einstein's theory cannot be reconciled with Newton's theory of gravitation Kepler’s laws, and the mass energy law
The Life Of An Akita-Chow Mix
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,500. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A heartwarming autobiographical memoir told by an Akita-Chow mix dog named Rusty. He tells his story from his early days with his mother,through his hardship times to being adopted into a loving home. He explains how he was judged because of his breeds and how the actions of all humans helped shape his behavior and reminds us why these beautiful animals come into our life
A Story For Everyone
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
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A first book by the emerging author Malije. A collection of short tales, poems, songs and information. This is a little gem that has something to please everyone.
An Essay on Causality in the Empirical and Social Sciences
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
A humorous essay comparing the nature of causality in the social and empirical sciences. 3800 words.
The Philosophy of Evolution
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Price: Free! Words: 118,330. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 and represented by Auro e-Books. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
As presented here, The Philosophy of Evolution, is a compendium of lectures presented by Rod Hemsell at the University of Human Unity in Auroville in 2008, 2009, 2012 and 2013. The main thrust of Sri Aurobindo's yoga has always been toward an active participation in the human evolution and this is the defining concept which set Sri Aurobindo and the Mother.
The Big Car Con
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,650. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / Buyer’s Guides
Why do car makers spend so much on advertising? Why is congestion still such a problem? Why do so many motorists buy expensive gas-guzzlers? Imagine if cars were designed by engineers rather than by the marketing department. ‘The Big Car Con’ shows how it is possible to both improve our transport system and reduce motoring costs . Buy this book, cut your motoring costs and save the world!
Kids & Teachers TARDIGRADE Science Project Book: How to Find Tardigrades and Observe Them through a Microscope
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,790. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Experiments & Projects
For students and teachers wishing to do a science fair project on tardigrades, this book is essential. With 100 pictures and detailed explanations, this book is written in a style intended to assist students and teachers in a variety of possible science projects with tardigrades
Estudio del movimiento
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,390. Language: Spanish. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
Todo movimiento, tiende siempre a la sincronización efectiva. Es lógico pensar que las cosas no se mueven para nada y que el movimiento de todo cuerpo está pensado para que luzca su recorrido en el espacio.
Diccionario Floral - Guía de flores de corte.
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: Spanish. Published: December 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Interior decorating
Este libro contiene información general de consulta para un florista, como los cuidados básicos en general de las flores de corte, nombres científicos, su presentación a la venta y el clima de origen de algunas flores Es una guía práctica para obtener información de las flores más comunes y sus características principales.
Fire Monitoring Handbook (FMH Fire Management Program Center, National Interagency Fire Center) Part 2 - Wildfire and Wildland Fire Environmental and Fire Observation, Vegetation Monitoring Protocols
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,210. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
The fire monitoring program described in this Fire Monitoring Handbook (FMH) allows the National Park Service to document basic information, to detect trends, and to ensure that each park meets its fire and resource management objectives.
Fire Monitoring Handbook (FMH Fire Management Program Center, National Interagency Fire Center) Part 1 - Wildfire and Wildland Fire Environmental and Fire Observation, Vegetation Monitoring Protocols
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,670. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
The fire monitoring program described in this Fire Monitoring Handbook (FMH) allows the National Park Service to document basic information, to detect trends, and to ensure that each park meets its fire and resource management objectives.
Space as Infinity II: An Essay (Double Space)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
Space has two natures, one finite and one infinite. Finite space is the space of matter (mass.) Infinite space is co-existent with this finite space. Infinite space is not subject to analysis by math. Finite space passes through infinity in a sense.
Terra Nova. Globale Revolution und Heilung der Liebe
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,540. Language: German. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
„Terra Nova“ beschreibt das Bild einer neuen Kultur: eine Erde ohne Krieg, eine Gesellschaft ohne Gewalt, eine Liebe ohne Lüge, ein Leben ohne Angst. Der Autor entwirft die neue Erde nicht nur in der Theorie, sondern spricht bereits aus der konkreten Erfahrung ihrer Entstehung. Das Buch ist die Essenz seiner über 40-jährigen Pionierarbeit im Aufbau funktionierender Gemeinschaften