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iPermie! How to Permaculture Your Urban Lifestyle
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 401,250. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Ecology & Environment, Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Green living
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This is a good-life design guide for Millennials, Boomers, and Generation X. Contains strategies, tools, and techniques to help you navigate the cardinal threats of peak oil, climate instability, economic irrationality, and political criminality. iPermie is an almanac of useful information and permaculture self-study guide.
Finding Home: An American's Journey of Life and Love in the West Indies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,750. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Amateur naturalist
(5.00 from 1 review)
At the age of nineteen, biology student Chuck McAllister left behind his comfortable but uninspiring suburban life to seek adventure, clarity, and some kind of meaningful existence on the Caribbean island of Trinidad. There he met Suvali—clever, bright-eyed, and raven-haired—and his life changed forever. This is the story of McAllister’s eleven years of living, loving, and a little bit of science,
Litter-ology: Understanding Littering and the Secrets to Clean Public Places
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,140. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
(5.00 from 1 review)
Imagine if all our public places were clean and free of litter. In Litter-ology, environmental psychologists Karen Spehr & Rob Curnow share insights gained from over 20 years working on changing people’s disposal behaviour. Based on up to date research evidence, Litter-ology is a highly readable guide for all those who are trying to get results in keeping their public places clean & litter free.
How to Solve the World's Problems in 50 Years or Less: Manifesto for Revolution
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,930. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Evolution
(5.00 from 1 review)
The MultiCore employs the minds of Pulitzer Prize winning theorist Jared Diamond, author of Guns, Germs and Steel, planetary intelligentsia Max Tegmark, the immortal Ray Kurzweil, and the spirits of Martin Luther King Jr and Charles Darwin. The ensuing synthesis blends the principles of evolution with advanced forms of intelligence to solve our major problems humanely and in style.
Green Spin (Or) Promoting the Green Message 2013
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 50,730. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & 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.
S. O. A. R. - Stories From The Southport/Oak Island Animal Rescue
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,930. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Animals
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The animals, people, and events of a small country animal shelter through the eyes of one volunteer.
Sons of Monkeys - A New Study Of The Human Animal By A Down On His Luck Chinaman With A Zoology Degree
You set the price! Words: 173,740. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Biology, Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Sons of Monkeys will radically redefine the human species. In a ground-breaking re-evaluation of how we select our mates, zoologist and teacher Mars Q will explain the existence of war, genocide, and chronic poverty by treating humans like any other animal on the planet. No rock goes unturned as he smashes centuries of dogma and leaves the academic world scorched. Not even Jesus is off limits.
Going for Broke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,650. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Nature
(5.00 from 1 review)
Think birders are all old ladies with sensible shoes and in tweed? Think again. Birding is a competitive sport with no holds barred. In 1984 I ended up chasing a 300 bird year in the UK, this is the story of that chase and more besides. Fast cars, girls, hallucinations and very unsuitable footwear all feature in the tale and there are birds too.
Bioplastics - A Home Inventors Handbook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,840. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Chemistry / Organic
(4.00 from 1 review)
Bioplastics is one of those areas that the home inventor has the advantage. The raw materials are cheap, readily available and easy to work with. There has been relatively little study done so far as the field is still quite new and there are a significant amount of discoveries to be made. This book is to help you get there with lots of recipes, starting points and where to go from there
The Simulation Theory of Consciousness (or Your Autonomous Car is Sentient)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,450. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Neuroscience
(5.00 from 1 review)
This short book argues that every cyber-physical system (that is, every software-reliant physical system) that creates and executes a real-time simulation of itself and its environment is conscious in the sense of being subjectively aware of that simulation. In other words, autonomous vehicles are sentient.
The Aquila Mission
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.
Reflections on the Michelson-Morley Experiment and the Ineluctable Self-Interview
Price: Free! Words: 83,810. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics, Essay » Author profile
(5.00 from 1 review)
This free e-book consists of two books: the first is the very short “Reflections on the Michelson-Morley Experiment” and the second is “The Ineluctable Self-Interview,” which is longer but brightened by patches of humor. The high points of the interview are serious attempts to falsify Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity. The interview ends scrutinizing covariant differentiation.
Bell's Inequality Untwisted
Price: Free! Words: 35,750. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics
(5.00 from 1 review)
“Bell’s Inequality Untwisted” is a unique book. The author’s aim is to explain in detail all the equations and statements in John S. Bell’s ground-breaking paper “On the Einstein Podolsky Rosen Paradox.” He attempts an in depth explanation of Bell’s paper that is understandable to a wide audience. As the explanation proceeds, it becomes clear that Bell’s paper is a series of incoherent equations.
Death to Einstein: The Video Transcripts, Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 53,650. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics / Relativity
(5.00 from 1 review)
From the Introduction: "Over the past several years, I have been keeping a video log of my thoughts on Relativity and Geocentricity. They are an elaboration upon ideas presented in my book Death to Einstein! I have now amassed a hundred or more hours of video, and have begun the laborious process of transcribing them. The present volume represents the first such batch of transcripts."
Clear and Plastic Danger - The Alien in your Kitchen
Price: Free! Words: 25,640. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Acupressure & acupuncture, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Chemistry
(5.00 from 1 review)
Plastics are one of the major achievements of the twentieth century, and they in our lives to stay. We certainly take for granted, the unspoken assumption that all these items are safe for our use. BPA is the plastic’s industry miracle compound. It only has one problem, BPA does not behave itself well in the kitchen around food. It causes serious medical problems and has been linked to Cancer.
Geocentricity: The Debates
Price: Free! Words: 57,360. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Physics
(5.00 from 1 review)
Geocentrism: The belief that Earth is literally motionless at the center of a universe which revolves around it. Believe it or not, in this day and age, there are still people who hold such a belief. But is there any scientific evidence to support this belief, or are these people just a bunch of kooks? This book consists of a series of debates on this issue.
Tales and Drawings of a Life by the Sea
Price: Free! Words: 67,160. Language: British English. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Biology
(5.00 from 1 review)
Until relatively recently, hand-drawn illustrations were the backbone of the biological sciences – both for teaching and research.
Is There Time?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,910. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Cosmos
(5.00 from 1 review)
Is there time to avoid humanity’s extinction? Practically everything that has ever lived is extinct; we will be no exception unless we work very hard to be an exception. Wrestling with that problem led to a chilling, undeniable conclusion: the human species is ultimately doomed on Earth and we have no plan. A convincing strategic vision and mission for humanity elude us… until now.
The Reassuring Universe
Price: Free! Words: 28,790. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Philosophy of Science, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious philosophy
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Universe is big, cold, violent, and doomed. What could be reassuring about this?! Welcome on a voyage through a universe of personal relevance, potential, and purpose. Your voyage will cross the blank space on the map between science and spirit. Can these words even appear at peace together?! The Reassuring Universe unveils the surprising spiritual and personal relevance of modern science.
The Saga of Peabody and Other True Life Adventures
Price: Free! Words: 27,080. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Nature, Essay » Literature
(5.00 from 1 review)
A wild raven learns to trust the author and her husband. A bat flies in to gently take moths from a child's fingers. A mother warbler perches on the author's thumb to feed its babies held in the palm of her hand. A foundling baby pack rat grows up with the family and is gradually returned to his natural home in the woods. These are just a few of the tales found within these pages.