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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 and 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.
Nobody Knows (The Thing That Really Matters About) Anything!
Series: Goldman's Bulldog Presents, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 42,570. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
"While some early reviews by Nobodies indicate that this book is a work of meta-fiction, I prefer to think of it as a work of meta-non-fiction--one which I'm sure has Truman Capote turning over in his grave. He had his own opinion about how the true story of multiple murders ought to be told." Nobody!
Fuel Free! Living Well Without Fossil Fuels
Price: Free! Words: 27,340. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
A vision of life without fossil fuels that is not a dream but an achievable plan for our future. The only breakthroughs required are political. The science is already here, but hard work is needed to develop it further and create our new reality. Powerful fossil fuel interests have been amazingly successful in blocking these efforts.
Learning for Sustainability
Price: Free! Words: 21,100. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by University of Nottingham. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Learning for Sustainability is an Open Educational Resource written by Sarah Speight and published by The University Of Nottingham. The resource is licensed under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-SA) and is part of a series of online resources concerning sustainability issues and sustainable practice across disciplines
Sustainability: The Geography Perspective
Price: Free! Words: 50,190. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013 by University of Nottingham. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geography
Sustainability: The Geography Perspective is an Open Educational Resource written by Simon Gosling and published by The University Of Nottingham. The resource is licensed under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-SA) and is part of a series of online resources concerning sustainability issues and sustainable practice across disciplines
Becoming Human: How Evolution Made Us
Price: Free! Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and 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.
Sustainability in the Arts and Humanities
Price: Free! Words: 33,030. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by University of Nottingham. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology
Sustainability in the Arts and Humanities is an Open Educational Resource written by Naomi Sykes and published by The University Of Nottingham. The resource is licensed under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-SA) and is part of a series of online resources concerning sustainability issues and sustainable practice across disciplines
Beekeping - Pure and Simple
Price: Free! Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Are modern beekeeping methods partly to blame for the poor state of health of our honeybees? Phil Chandler, author of The Barefoot Beekeeper, suggests that we need to take a fresh - and more holistic - look at the way we work with bees. If you are interested in learning a more natural approach to beekeeping, this is a good place to start.
A Brief History of Perpetual Motion
Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » History » World
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A short excursion into historic sources regarding perpetual motion...with a surprising result.
The Lowdown on GMOs: According to Science
Price: Free! Words: 35,630. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biotechnology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Distrust of GMOs has increased in recent years from initiatives to label, ban, or warn the public. The Lowdown on GMOs features contributions by public scientists, authors, farmers, science writers and journalists answering the hard questions with elegance, ease, and evidence. This is a book for those who want to know what the evidence says and the implications of our actions regarding GMOs.
El Secreto de la Vainilla
Price: Free! Words: 16,690. Language: Spanish. Published: November 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Botany
Mediante impresiones personales, se expone la historia de la vainilla, su leyenda y su ciencia, la condición actual de su cultivo en México y su futuro. Es un libro para jóvenes que disfrutarán lectores de todas las edades.
The Reason Revolution: Atheism, Secular Humanism, and the Collapse of Religion
Price: Free! Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
(4.78 from 18 reviews)
This short book, only 8,000 finely crafted words, is destined to be one of the most cited and influential modern treatises on atheism and secular humanism. It focuses squarely on the inherent irrationality of religion, and reveals its utter irreconcilability with science. Offering several "reconciliation theories" to people of faith, it forces every reader to make a choice.
Nature Writing
Price: Free! Words: 58,420. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature, Essay » Literature
Collected observations and essays on the English countryside and its flora and fauna from an award-winning novelist.
Worst Case Scenario: Evacuate Earth!
Price: Free! Words: 18,280. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
An unofficial companion to the National Geographic television special, "Evacuate Earth". A rogue neutron star is headed for our solar system. Total destruction of the Earth is certain. Can we work together to design, assemble, supply, and launch a starship? Can some fraction of humanity be saved by evacuating the planet? This book is an insider's look at the docudrama. Includes photos. Now Rev 2!
Edison's Very Rudimentary Explanation of Quantum Mechanics: Where Science and Spirituality Begin to Meet
Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
(1.00 from 1 review)
Edison's Very Rudimentary Explanation of Quantum Physics, and how these principles apply to us... who are the "quantum units" of God.
Evolution of the Self
Price: Free! Words: 70,240. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The prevailing theory of evolution according to Darwin as adapted and altered over the years has run its course. It no longer fits the science. It no longer answers the questions raised by epigenetics, clinical death, social behavior and molecular physics - nor love. Evolution of the Self unveils a scientifically validated understanding of evolution. PLEASE DO NOT POST A REVIEW.
The Science of Ant Communication: A Discussion of How Ants Talk to Each Other
Price: Free! Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Unlike ants themselves, ant communication is no small matter. These tiny creatures have a very sophisticated communication system, and communication drives every facet of their society much like it drives every part of our society. This book presents a fascinating view of the science of ant communication. Bonus: Both general interest and technical versions are included as two-books-in-one.
A Brief Introduction to MATLAB: Taken From the Book "MATLAB for Beginners: A Gentle Approach"
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics
This concise article of twenty pages takes you on a short tour of MATLAB. The article covers briefly some selected MATLAB commands. The presentation is made in the form of solved examples showing the exact MATLAB commands used and the output. The solutions to all the exercises are also provided. This article is taken form the bestselling book “MATLAB for Beginners: A Gentle Approach.”
Snake Sex, French Werewolves, and Outer Space. (Plus Other Cool Stuff)
Price: Free! Words: 47,710. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
(3.00 from 1 review)
Snake sex and French Werewolves are only two peculiar topics given a light hearted yet insightful consideration by internationally famed doctor and surgeon, Ata Egrari, as he ponders whether or not life is on purpose. Filled with interesting facts and stimulating questions, Egrari makes a bold case for life, in all its weirdness, being a work of genius.
Spinning a Green Yarn -- Another Inconvenient Truth
Price: Free! Words: 28,010. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
(2.67 from 3 reviews)
Tall gleaming white towers and intimidating gleaming white blades, creating energy from out of thin air—what could be more wholesome for the environment, wildlife, humankind, and the planet?! This book will help you to have a better understanding of the full impact of commercial wind power on the environment. Read this book and see if the facts mesh with your beliefs!