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Becoming Human: How Evolution Made Us
Price: Free! Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
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.
Eating the Earth: The Truth About What We Eat
Price: Free! Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Vegetarian & Vegan
(5.00 from 1 review)
Eating the Earth is a powerful book about how we affect ourselves and our environment by how we fuel ourselves, focusing on the many problems with meat and other animal products as well as the many benefits of a plant-based diet. This book can change the world as it changes your life!
Hold That Thought Reappraising The Work of Dr Caroline Leaf
Price: Free! Words: 68,400. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Neuroscience
Does negative thinking make us sick? Does positive thinking improve our health and well-being? The popular Christian author, Dr Caroline Leaf, thinks so. Modern science disagrees. With 20 years experience in clinical medicine, & backed up by 300 current scientific references, Dr Pitt highlights the current science on thought & stress, & provides a new perspective on Dr Leafs writing and teaching.
Destrezas médicas para salvar vidas (una guía de primeros auxilios)
Price: Free! Words: 35,960. Language: Spanish. Published: May 20, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Anatomy & Physiology Life Sciences / Human Anatomy & Physiology, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Cada año mueren miles de personas, por no tener a su lado, alguien con conocimientos de las maniobras adecuadas que deberían ser aplicadas frente a una emergencia vital. Este libro recoge una serie de conocimientos esenciales para gestionar emergencias médicas y permitir evitar muertes innecesarias.
About Life Book I: Understanding Existence
Price: Free! Words: 35,970. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Time, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Free will & determinism
UNDERSTANDING EXISTENCE addresses issues such as why we exist? It is particularly for those who struggle to integrate the known facts of the sub-atomic world with the world we see around us, but without making simplistic newage inferences. It investigates the strange way life really works and how we already live interchangeably in physical reality, and a mysterious world that is unbounded.
How to Become Smarter
Price: Free! Words: 215,060. Language: American English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Neuroscience
This ebook describes techniques for improvement of mental abilities (cognitive enhancement). 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. About a half of the claims is directly supported by previously published scientific studies, including the claim about intelligence tests.
Black Holes In A Brief History
Price: Free! Words: 43,990. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religion & Science, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Cosmos
Stephen Hawking, in A Brief History of Time, asks how and why the the universe began and if and how it will end, and gives the various theories that deal with these questions, including his own. But most cosmologists do not agree with Hawking’s theory nor with each other’s. But most do agree that design is not an answer. Black Holes In A Brief History asks why.
El observador - El Genesis y la ciencia, La Biblia y la Creacion
Price: Free! Words: 29,510. Language: Spanish. Published: June 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Biography / General, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Astronomy
Más de 300.000 ejemplares vendidos! El Génesis, los siete días, la Creación... ¿de dónde procede el texto que compone la primera parte de La Biblia? ¿Es su texto sólo un poema introductorio... o es una narración? ¿Quizás la narración de un observador? Alberto Canen ha encontrado un camino alternativo para dar respuestas a estas y a otras preguntas contenidas en el Génesis.
Tree Care Kit
Price: Free! Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks & Manuals
Learn how to improve urban tree health, position urban trees to better withstand severe weather (hurricane, ice storms, drought), and minimize damage and loss of not only the beloved trees, but also surrounding structures (homes, vehicles, powerlines, etc.) -- Be Tree Wise. Protect Life and Limbs.
The Aquila Mission
Series: The Second World. Price: Free! Words: 121,080. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Space Science
(5.00 from 1 review)
The crew starts to wonder whether they’ll ever make it back to Earth. Their only hope is to trust in, rely on, and love one another. The Aquila Mission is both a thrilling story of man’s first journey beyond the Earth-Moon system and a carefully researched proposal for such a mission in the real world. Rigorously scientific and emotionally stirring all at once. An adventure in hard sci-fi.
Green Energy War
Price: Free! Words: 32,850. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment
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.
Proving God Exists: Physics, Cosmology, and the Universal Mind
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,850. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Theology, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics
God is real. The evidence is solid and extensive. It’s not based on blind faith or wishful thinking, but on hard science. The book starts by stripping away layers of mysticism and superstition regarding the question of a Supreme Being. Then, it turns to the scientific evidence. Ultimately, that search leads to a provocative disclosure: the presence of a Universal Mind.
Biocharculture Biochar for Environment and Development
Price: Free! Words: 29,290. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Agricultural science
Biochar research inspired the development of a revolutionary technology that can have a tremendous impact on agriculture, water, habitats, energy, health, sanitation, livelihoods, environment, and carbon sequestration. This book contributes to the understanding of biochar as a resource. Biochar is charcoal that is used for other purposes than heating.
Cosmology in Vedanta - The Physics Correlation
Price: Free! Words: 20,520. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Hinduism, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics
This book contains Vedantic cosmology along with elaboration of the author’s physics article “Avyakta: The Fabric of Space” which explores the secrets of the universe through scientific study on Avyakta. The physics article was published in the Prespacetime Journal (ISSN: 2153-8301) Vol 7 Issue 16.
Ahorrar para crecer en la práctica: maíz, arroz, trigo: Guía para la producción sostenible de cereales
Price: Free! Words: 58,080. Language: Spanish. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
En la presente guía se describe la aplicación práctica del modelo de la FAO de intensificación sostenible de la producción agrícola “Ahorrar para crecer” en los cultivos fundamentales para la seguridad alimentaria mundial, esto es, el maíz, el arroz y el trigo.
El observador. La solucion al Genesis. La ciencia detrás del relato de la Creacion.
Price: Free! Words: 31,520. Language: Spanish. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
El Génesis, los siete días, la Creación... ¿Que hay detrás de sus palabras? El autor ha descubierto la solución al relato del Génesis. Ciencia y religión al fin unificadas en una sola teoría. Un observador y su ubicación. Claves de un apasionante rompezabezas.
College Biology Exams, 2007-2010
Price: Free! Words: 58,170. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & 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.
Passenger Pigeons and Their Extinction
Price: Free! Words: 20,300. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Microbiology
An introduced disease caused the extinction of passenger pigeons, even if other factors exacerbated the population crash on various scales. In this book I will present an overview of what we know about passenger pigeons, and will provide evidence and present a disease model that helps explain how disease was the preeminent cause that led to the rapid and complete elimination of passenger pigeons.
The Holographic Universe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,040. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics / Relativity, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics / Quantum Theory
The phenomenon of elastic clock synchronization in the brain - Quantum EvolutionTheory
The End of the Silence
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,780. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Archaeology
Something about our past – the one that took place thousands of years ago – is not right. Erich von Däniken meticulously lists proven cases of cultural confrontations during which a technically superior civilization collided with a technically inferior civilisation. Erich makes a clean sweep. He locates and depicts inconsistencies that are about to be forgotten in our vast reservoir of knowledge.