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Tornado Buster: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Prevent tornadoes by discharging electric energy into the earth via flying lightning rods. Build heavy lift high torque engine, slow moving planes to do so. Large propellers, big air foil area, extended landing gear and discharge cables.
The Engineer's Argument: A philosophical argument against intelligent design
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015 by Armin Navabi. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science
This book aims to give logically consistent reasoning for the dismissal of the idea of intelligent design through philosophical discourse based on given evidence of how our universe works. It is my hope that I can offer many pieces of evidence that show such an idea of an intelligent designer is not only logically inconsistent but also absurd.
Primordial Prescription: The Most Plaguing Problem of Life Origin Science
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 80,720. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015 by Greg McElveen. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics
"The First Gene" and now this book! It addresses the most fundamental questions remaining for life origin research: How did molecular evolution generate metabolic recipe and instructions using a representational symbol system? What programmed, in a prebiotic environment, the Primordial Prescription and Processing of such sophisticated, integrated biofunction? That is the subject of this book.
My Rabbit
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
If you have a rabbit or plan on getting one, this book is for you! Putting the true love back into pet care, Emma Early and contributors go over what you should be doing to care for your rabbit!
Fishing harbour planning, construction and management. Part I.
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Price: Free! Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
This publication should enable consultants, architects and contractors involved in any stage of design or construction of a fish landing or port to avoid the mistakes of old as it covers all the aspects of fishing port infrastructure, from inception to construction and management of the fishing port or landing once constructed.
State of the World's Forests 2014
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Price: Free! Words: 49,720. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
This edition of State of the World’s Forests addresses this knowledge gap by systematically gathering and analysing available data on forests’ contributions to people’s livelihoods, food, health, shelter and energy needs. Crucially, the report also suggests how information might be improved and policies adjusted, so that the socioeconomic benefits from forests can be enhanced in the future.
Trends and impacts on foreign investments in developing country agriculture
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Price: Free! Words: 169,220. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
This publication summarizes the results of this research, in particular through the presentation of case studies on policies to attract foreign investment in agriculture and their impacts on national economic development in selected countries in Africa, Asian and Latin America.
Crop yield response to water. Part III: Fruit trees & vines
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Price: Free! Words: 59,460. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
The third part of the publication that lists a set of tools which provide the means to sharpen assessment and management capacities required to: compare the result of several water allocations plans; improve soil-moisture control-practices under rainfed conditions; optimize irrigation scheduling (either full, deficit or supplementary); sustainably intensify crop production and others.
Crop Yield Response to Water: Herbaceous crops
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Price: Free! Words: 52,510. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
The second part of the publication that lists a set of tools which provide the means to sharpen assessment and management capacities required to: compare the result of several water allocations plans; improve soil-moisture control-practices under rainfed conditions; optimize irrigation scheduling (either full, deficit or supplementary); sustainably intensify crop production and others.
The State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources
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Price: Free! Words: 124,000. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
This FAO flagship publication entitled The State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources reviews the conservation, management and use of tree and other woody plant genetic resources that are valuable to human well-being.
Quality assurance for animal feed analysis laboratories
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Price: Free! Words: 65,170. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animal husbandry
This document gives a comprehensive account of good laboratory practices, quality assurance procedures and examples of standard operating procedures as used in individual specialist laboratories.
Tackling Climate Change through Livestock
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Price: Free! Words: 43,070. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
This report represents the most comprehensive estimate made to-date of livestock’s contribution to global warming – as well as the sector’s potential to help tackle the problem.
Guidelines for the fisheries and aquaculture sector on damage and needs assessments in emergencies
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Price: Free! Words: 30,820. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Populations depending on fisheries and aquaculture for their livelihoods are threatened not only by natural hazards but also by human-induced events and other developments beyond their control. A steering group of key fisheries and aquaculture sector stakeholders, FAO included, was formed to develop guidelines and best practice standards, and vulnerability analysis tools for the cluster.
Crop Yield Response to Water
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Price: Free! Words: 54,160. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Agricultural science
This publication lists a set of tools which provide the means to sharpen assessment and management capacities required to: compare the result of several water allocations plans; improve soil-moisture control-practices under rainfed conditions; optimize irrigation scheduling (either full, deficit or supplementary); sustainably intensify crop production and others.
The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA)
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Price: Free! Words: 100,740. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
This new edition of The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture (SOFIA) highlights the significant role that fisheries and aquaculture plays in eliminating hunger, promoting health and reducing poverty.
2015-2017 AVMA Strategic Plan
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Price: Free! Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Reference
This is the 2015-2017 Strategic Plan for the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Космические законы
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: Russian. Published: April 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Чтобы не нарушать законы, нужно их хотя бы знать. С космическими законами ситуация усложняется тем, что информация об этих законах доступна далеко не каждому.
বিশ্বসেরা মুসলিম বিজ্ঞানী / Bishwa Sera Muslim Biggani (Bengali)
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Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 21,300. Language: Bengali. Published: April 10, 2015 and represented by Ahsan Publication. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
বিজ্ঞানের যুবরাজ ইবনে সীনা, ওমর ইবনুল খৈয়াম, ইবনে নাফিস, দার্শনিক ও বিজ্ঞানী আল ফারাবী, হাসান ইবনুল হাইছাম, ইবনে যুহর পরিবার, ইবনে খালদুন : সমাজ বিজ্ঞানের জনক, মূসা আল খারিজমী, আবু রায়হান আল বিরুনী, আল কিন্দি, ইবনে রুশ্দ, মুহাম্মদ আল গাযালী, জাবির ইবনে হাইয়ান, আবু বকর মুহাম্মদ বিন জাকারিয়া আর রাজী, আবুল কাসেম খালাফ আজ্জাহরাবী, মুহাম্মদ আল মাহাদী বিন আলী আল হিন্দ সুনপুরী, ইবনুল বায়তার, ইবনে জুলজুল
Life
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Series: The One, Book 7. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 68,930. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
This seventh book of ‘The One’ series studies life entirely, with the main emphasis of understanding yourself as a living entity, on all levels of your wider existence. This is your chance to understand life in all her forms and levels of organization, in this world and in your other realities!
Chasing Reality
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Price: Free! Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
Explore your version of Reality by answering three basic questions. Spend a week or so developing your answers before looking at mine. You’ll probably find the many quotations helpful. Some are from people answering the same questions, and some are just funny fillers to give your brain a rest.