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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 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
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.
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
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.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Fire and Nonnative Invasive Plants (Rainbow Series) Part 2 - Invasion Ecology, Use of Fire to Control Plants, Northeast, Southeast, Central, West Bioregions
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 136,250. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
This state-of-knowledge review of information on relationships between wildland fire and nonnative invasive plants can assist fire managers and other land managers concerned with prevention, detection, and eradication or control of nonnative invasive plants.
Wildland Fire in Ecosystems: Fire and Nonnative Invasive Plants (Rainbow Series) Part 1 - Invasion Ecology, Use of Fire to Control Plants, Northeast, Southeast, Central, West Bioregions
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,800. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science
This state-of-knowledge review of information on relationships between wildland fire and nonnative invasive plants can assist fire managers and other land managers concerned with prevention, detection, and eradication or control of nonnative invasive plants.
Oil Spills in Arctic Waters: An Introduction and Inventory of Research Activities and USARC Recommendations - Mitigation, Containment, Countermeasures, Cleanup and Recovery, Environmental Effects
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,380. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
This "white paper" is a compilation of research on oil spills in ice-covered Arctic waters and recommendations for future work. We identify research entities in governmental, nongovernmental, industrial, and private organizations, and provide an inventory of research projects.
Physiology Made Interesting
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,890. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Anatomy & Physiology Life Sciences / Human Anatomy & Physiology
This book is meant for those medical and general students who perceive physiology as a very difficult subject. The reality is that I have always enjoyed studying Physiology.This is my one of my favorite subjects,because I have always studied it in a story like way. I have written this book in a story like fashion as well. As all of us listen to the stories with great interest and enthusiasm .
For the Love of Dogs: My Life in Dog Years
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 78,740. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fourteen dogs and their roles in 50 years of the author's life are described. This is a book about the love of dogs, the pain of losing them, and joy of traveling and living with them, and the effects they have on our lives. It also details the author's growing up in Alaska, relationships, moves to various states, and struggles to survive life's tragedies, all with the help of her dogs.
Cosmology on Trial: Cracking the Cosmic Code
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,720. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Astrophysics
A great summary study of the relevant details regarding modern cosmology without complex jargon. The author's approach is "Just the facts please, show me the evidence." The Big Bang, Gravity, Quantum Mechanics, and General Relativity are on trial and their apologists go to the witness stand. Will they survive the cross-examinations? A profound eye-opener of inconsistencies taught as "scientific".
Научное и мистическое - рядом
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,390. Language: Russian. Published: November 12, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cognitive Science
Мы живём на Земле. Земля – наш общий дом. Но, что она такое? Неодушевлённые подмостки, на которых постоянно разыгрывается драма жизни? Или, всё-таки, Земля – живое существо, сопричастная нам особая форма жизни? Вопрос не нов, но, по-прежнему, весьма актуален. Попробуем ещё раз разобраться…
The Universe - A short history of everything we know
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,160. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Join us on a journey billions of years in the making. A complete view of science in a simple logical sense - discover the true scale of our cosmos, your quantum twin and our fading hopes of interstellar travel. In part 2 we discover mother natures blueprints and a parallel Universe, all of which may help to explain the present crisis humanity faces.
My Interest in our Universe and Why We Are So Lucky to be Here
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,640. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Quantum Theory
Wanting a way to share his love of the universe with his family, Tony Fellows began to jot down his musings on our universe and beyond. What follows is an informal and amusing look at quantum physics which explains things in a way that anyone - even the least scientifically minded, can understand.
How to Become Smarter
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Price: Free! Words: 187,020. Language: American English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
This ebook describes techniques for improvement of mental abilities. The proposed methods are brief cooling or heating of the body (water therapy) and three "smart diets," each suitable for a different type of task. Previously published scientific studies directly support about a half of the claims, including the claim about intelligence tests.