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The Martian Engineer's Notebook, Volume 1
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Price: Free! Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by Entangled Continua Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
The Martian Engineer's Notebook is a scientific supplement and critique of The Martian by Andy Weir. It contains explanations of scientific concepts and detailed solutions to problems related to the challenges of Mark Watney's ordeal on Mars. Should he have survived? What did he get right? What did he get wrong? What did he get wrong, but it didn't matter?
Elementary Particles: Proposed Nomenclature for the Mass Groups
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Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Atomic & Molecular
This short technical paper presents a proposed naming convention for the elementary particles in all of the Mass Groups. The names have been drawn from a diverse background of countries, languages, and ethnicities. This system makes it simpler to discuss individual particles and their properties. For example, “Clara21” indicates Mass Group 2, 4th particle mass, 2nd charge, and 1st spin.
Highlights of the 113th Congress, Jan 2013-2015
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Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
The American Veterinary Medical Association's Governmental Relations Division provides a summary of the relevant highlights of the AVMA's legislative priorities during the 113th Congress.
The Myth of Global Warming
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Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
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The truth behind the greenhouse effect and how CO2 is a good thing for the atmosphere.
Pollution Soup Cook: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chemistry / Computational & Molecular Modeling
We make reservoir soups of pollutants that interact to break down or bind pollutants. The water is filled and surrounded with appropriate flora and (perhaps) fauna to suck up toxins into their bodies. All plants and animals will be harvested for burning or storage.
Waterworks: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
The proposal suggests that upstream pumping of excess water runoff can solve water shortages, reduce the need for dams, and balance industrial and ecological concerns. River runoff energy supplies much of the power.
Dimensions of Arthur C. Clarke
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You set the price! Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Sir Arthur C. Clarke invented Satellite communications and wrote some of the best science fiction of the 20th century. He also wrote about his passion, scuba diving, having lived most of his life in Sri Lanka, where the diving is good. From there, he fought with humane intelligence against the insanity of the Cold War, and for the “spiritual” evolution of humanity, until his death in 2008.
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.
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.
Remote Viewing My Second Stage
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Price: Free! Words: 11,670. Language: British English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Experiments & Projects
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If you are new to Remote Viewing you might find this book about my own learning journey to be a useful signpost. If you are a scientist you might find the data provided on my sessions helpful. This book will not teach you how to remote view, that is a job for the experts, but offers a real life example of what one person can achieve. I explore commercial applications and include a challenge.
WEIRD BIRDS - Funny Photos and Fun Facts about Some Unusual Feathered Friends
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Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
You're not going to believe some of these birds ... some are stunningly beautiful; some are a little scary and some are impressively weird! Best-selling author Darwin Adams offers an introduction to 37 birds chosen because of their unique behavior, unusual characteristics, and/or the odd way they look. Kids & adults will be interested and entertained.
Puppy Training: The Beginner’s Guide to Training Your Puppy in Obedience, Crate Training, and Potty Training
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Price: Free! Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Getting a new puppy can be a joyous occasion, but many new owners underestimate the challenges associated with raising and training their new pet. In this book you will learn a variety of training methods to help guide your puppy to great behavior.
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.
Become Smarter
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Price: Free! Words: 66,970. Language: American English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This book describes techniques for improving 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.
Warp Factor 10: Travel Faster than Light
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Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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This short technical paper presents the first practical technology solution for traveling faster than the speed of light. Most of the hardware & technology necessary for the first tests have already been developed, although faster computer processors may be required for synchronization. Light-years of distance can be traversed by performing millions of “hops."
So, You've Got the Flu?
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Price: Free! Words: 4,020. Language: American English. Published: November 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
This text describes water treatments of influenza, such as the adapted cold shower, head shower, and nasal washings. The proposed techniques reduce pain, fever, weakness, nasal congestion, and the duration of illness. The biological mechanisms are also explained.
Fresh Ideas for Clinicians Regarding Improvement of Quality of Life of Cancer Patients
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Price: Free! Words: 15,380. Language: American English. Published: November 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
A number of studies published in the last five decades suggest that brief cooling of the body can reduce pain and fatigue and improve mood and appetite in healthy subjects and in some groups of patients. Possible physiological mechanisms of these effects are discussed at length in this document.
Soul Theory
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Price: Free! Words: 100,930. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Nature (or God, if you so desire) is the creator of everything in the universe. Just like our computers can never know about the humans, similarly humans can also never know about the nature. Thus the following are very important fundamental facts: (a) The laws of nature are the only truths (b) Nature always gives proof of its truth (c) Truth is therefore unique and universal.
Atheism & Fraud: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
A refutation of Extant Dodo Productions: Top 25 Creationist Fallacies, a puff piece for Darwinism with a strong atheist undercurrent. The video uses clips of creationists: Kent Hovind, Kirk Cameron, Ray Comfort, Michael Behe, John Pendleton, Lee Strobel, and others. The opinions are mine and not those cited in the video. No contact with those criticized was made by the author.
Crocodiles and Alligators Facts Book for Kids
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Price: Free! Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Reptiles & Amphibians
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Crocodiles and Alligators! Fierce, cold-blooded killers? Or caring mothers? Crocodiles are some of the most misunderstood reptiles, but this book for kids will help you discover where crocodiles and their relatives, alligators, come from, how they relate to each other, and how many unique crocodile species there are.