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Chasms of Delight
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 47,640. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chemistry / Organic
Chasms of Delight is rooted in chemist John Mann‘s fascination with psychedelic, narcotic and euphoriant drugs. He sets out a colourful history of their discovery and use, telling the story of mind-altering drugs, their contribution to the work of poets and artists, the iniquities of the drug trade and the popular use of drugs in the 60s and 70s.
The Last Challenge Problem: George Boole's Theory of Probability
Price: $29.99 USD. Words: 106,670. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012 by Jason Miller. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics
There are some difficulties to overcome in order to convince persons that the subject of this book is worth knowing something about. George Boole's theory of probability has had an extremely bad press for more than 100 years. It has almost universally been considered to be too complicated to understand, too difficult to calculate, and wrong in addition.
Was This Marsupial A Lion – Or A Pouch-Robbing, Meat-Browsing, Cookie-Cutting Koala?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,650. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
Join us as we reinterpret the natural history of the extinct marsupial lion – the largest-ever predatory marsupial – in a bitingly honest evaluation of its apparently pointless dentition. The fame to be claimed, we suggest, is not that it was a pouched version of a sabre-tooth cat, but that it was an innocent mutilator with a bent to browse on living flesh.
StratoSolar-PV: A Complete Energy Solution
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
StratoSolar-PV is a new type of electric power plant that builds on the foundation of current solar photovoltaic (PV) technology. It could prove to be a complete, long-term clean-energy solution that avoids the cost and reliability problems of current solar, wind and nuclear solutions. By providing cheap, clean, energy, anywhere it could be a solution to global warming induced climate change.
America's Ticking Timebomb
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Paleontology
The Yellowstone Super-volcano or by its scientific name the Yellowstone Caldera is located in the Yellowstone National Park. The caldera is acutely located in the northwest corner of the park in Wyoming, this is where the vast majority of the park is contained. The size of the Super Volcano measure an astounding 34 by 45 miles and is static even though the tectonic plates move over or under it.
Tackling Food Insecurity With Genetically Modified Organisms
Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biotechnology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
The book describes in brief how genetically modified plants are the call of future as the world faces global food crisis as the world population soars to mind-boggling figures
Sensible Universe: How we think and whether our thinking is unique
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 53,840. Language: Russian. Published: September 10, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cognitive Science
What is the origin of the mind? What is thinking? How do we think? Why do we make this or that decision? Why we do not understand each other? Every thinking person at least once in his life thought about these issues. This study is an attempt to open the door to the elusive nature of the human mind, an attempt to understand its origin from the evolutionary and coevolutionary points of view.
Carbon 14 Dating
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,540. Language: Dutch. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology
Carbon 14 Dating is an incredibly interesting technique, yet many people have never heard of it. Measuring the remaining amount of C14 in shells, bones, or any carbon-containing object, we can identify the object's age. This dating method has caused a stirr in the academic world, and its results are about to challenge our view on Western society.
Money Tips for Caring Pet Owners
Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals, Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Everyone is trying to save money these days, including pet owners. But in an effort to cut back on costs, you may hear advice that could end up compromising your pet’s health. Regardless of what you read, providing your pet with regular preventive care is the key to a healthy and long life for your pet.
Green Spin (Or) Promoting the Green Message 2013
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
(5.00 from 1 review)
A book about driving change within the sustainability community itself. People are not engaging with the information they hear. Green Spin addresses how we can express green messages differently, encouraging campaigners and educators to appeal to the emotions, sub-conscious and mirror neurons of their audience. Green Spin takes you on a spin around the right-brain/eco-creative helix.
Beware Of The Vet
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,610. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
The sequel to the smash hit 'Vet Bites Dog', 'Beware Of The Vet' continues the hilarious story of a young Veterinarian working at an animal shelter. This is a funny and honest account of what they don't teach you in Vet School.
In Search of the Self: The Riddle of Personal Existence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 299,800. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cognitive Science
In Search of the Self reviews research into the neurological basis of consciousness, the potential of copying one’s personality into a silicon chip or endowing an artificial entity with self-awareness, plus an examination of beliefs about the nature of the self and its destiny after death.
Vet Bites Dog
Price: Free! Words: 8,770. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
How do you give injection to a Pit Bull? Quickly. They say the best way to learn new skills is on the job. All the more so if your job is as a Veterinarian at an animal shelter and every one of your patients bites back. In this funny and honest book Dr Vadim Chelom recounts some of the more challenging moments of his career.
Abucodonozor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
A darling cat story about a “not at-all-a-cat-person” who comes home one day to find that a stray cat has decided to take up residency in his home. Reluctantly, he feeds the cat, and allows the cat to sleep on his bed. He begins to adore the cat, and comes to admire and respect her regal qualities, eventually naming the cat for an Abyssinian pharaoh, Abucodonozor. But the cat has a different idea.
Keeping an Eye Out for the ETs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
ETs perform many strange procedures on people. Among the strangest and most bizarre of these are operations on people's eyes. In case after case, people report being taken onboard a UFO and having their eyeballs actually removed from and placed back in their head. The reason for these cases is not certain. Read about them for yourself and you decide the truth.
When Good Bigfoot Go Bad
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Anthropology
Is Bigfoot Hostile? Or is Bigfoot friendly? In this article, we will explore some of the most extreme cases of Bigfoot hostility and Bigfoot friendship. Bigfoot is not only real, there are well-documented cases of Bigfoot attacks and even kidnappings. On the other hand, some people claim that Bigfoot has saved their lives. Which is the truth? Read about these cases for yourself.
Cain's Wife, Lilith's Daughter
Series: Learning Ancient Secrets. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,110. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
(5.00 from 1 review)
The enduring question has been: "Where did Cain get his wife?" This story of Cain’s Wife is my initial attempt to reconcile the Bible with the undisputable scientific evidence for creative evolution. I have combined 4 sets of information: The current Bible, the old Bible before the major changes in late BC and early AD, other Ancient Literature, and the scientific facts of creation/evolution.
The Oldest Living Creature On Earth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / General, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics
"The Oldest Living Creature on Earth" explores the mystery of how long life lasts. How old is the oldest human? What is the longest lived animal? How old can a plant get? This article explores all of this and more. Join us on a fascinating journey into the mystery of old age as we travel across the planet in search of the oldest living creature on earth.
Human Anatomy and Physiology Practice Questions: Human Genetics
Series: Human Anatomy and Physiology, Book 41. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Anatomy & Physiology Life Sciences / Human Anatomy & Physiology
This is a collection of multiple choice, short answer, and problems on human genetics. Topics covered include terminology, dominant-recessive inheritance, incomplete dominance, multiple-allele inheritance, complex inheritance, sex-linked inheritance, and genetic abnormalities. These questions are suitable for students enrolled in a first year undergraduate course.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - Oral Histories of Managers, Engineers, and Workers (Set 6) Brock Stone, Ernst Stuhlinger, von Ehrenfried
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 481,390. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The fascinating oral histories of nineteen Apollo lunar program pioneers - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this extraordinary effort, with vital observations about an era of space history that changed the world.