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Flood
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chaotic Behavior in Systems, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When a major weather event affects a small seaside town, it isn't long before everyone and everything is under threat; not only from flooding, but from raging rivers, gale force winds and deadly tornadoes. Who will survive in this gripping novelette?
Leaving Earth: Why One-Way to Mars Makes Sense
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,750. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The timeline for a Mission to Mars is still over 20 years off, but it doesn't have to be. This book demonstrates why we should go to Mars, and why when we do going one-way - not to die, but to live - actually makes a lot of sense. Accessible to a non-technical audience, 'Leaving Earth' is fast-paced, and full of fascinating scientific, historical, and personal stories. On to Mars!
Учение Джуал Кхула - Биология (включая статьи по праноедению)
Series: Учение Джуал Кхула - Эзотерическое Естествознание, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,920. Language: Russian. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology, Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Оккультная информация, переданная тибетским Учителем, Джуал Кхулом, помогает разобраться во всей сложности процессов и явлений, протекающих в Растительном, Животном и Человеческом царствах Природы.
Factismals for Space Cadets
Series: Factismals. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,780. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Experiments & Projects, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
Did you ever wonder how they choose the names for astronomical objects (and if you could name a few yourself)? Or what Jupiter sounds like (and if you could listen)? Or whatever happened to atomic rockets (and if you could ride along)? Then this is the book for you!
Death to Einstein!: Exposing Special Relativity's Fatal Flaws
Price: Free! Words: 18,940. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Relativity, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
In this short but devastating book, several glaring inconsistencies in Einstein's celebrated theory are revealed and explored, inconsistencies that doom relativity to an ignoble death.
Edible Insects
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
The 'Up to speed' series of educational e-books covers a spectrum of sustainability topics with a focus on the causes, consequences and cures. Each ebook provides a non-technical & non-academic overview for a general audience. Available in all major ebook formats, the series is designed to help readers get quickly up to speed on important environmental issues. Get up to speed now.
Leaving Earth: Why One-Way to Mars Makes Sense
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,230. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
We are now at the cusp of settling other worlds, but the timeline for a Mission to Mars is still over 20 years off. But it doesn't have to be. This book demonstrates why we should go to Mars, and why when we do going one-way - not to die, but to live - actually makes a lot of sense.
Interstices, Outdoors, Out West, Out of the Ordinary & Memorable Desert and Mountain Moments
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,320. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
This collection of essays weaves a tapestry of unique experiences and creative philosophy. The title, Interstices, denotes the book's prominent philosophical thread. Discussion of those "places between" occurs frequently throughout the book. The subject matter of the essays is predominately outdoors, and wildly diverse in nature.
Molluscs and Me
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,010. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming
Molluscs and Me is a true story of determination and entrepreneurship about setting up and running an edible snail farm in East Kent. Recipes and information about snail farming and snail cooking through history and around the world are sandwiched between the chapters. This book is for you if you are fed up with the rat race or dreaming of a new way of life.
Horse Tails: History and Beyond, part 1
Price: Free! Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Horse Tails: History and Beyond is a collection of five short magazine articles that full-time animal writer Sue Weaver wrote in 1991. Their themes are the magical milt (hippomanes), the folklore of coat color, veterinary bloodletting, and two articles about horse faeries. She plans to search her published article archive for similar items to use to compile more free ebooks like this one. Enjoy!
My Little Alphabet Book of Proteins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 950. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Biochemistry, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Concepts / Alphabet
Finally, an alphabet book for budding scientists or for the just plain curious. A fun way to learn the alphabet while introducing children (and adults) to the wonderful world of science through proteins. Ever wondered what makes our bones strong and tough, or what little girls are really made of? It's proteins! With witty rhyming descriptions and vivid images,here are 26 proteins to discover.
Equine ER: Stories From a Year in the Life of an Equine Veterinary Hospital
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,750. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
New York Times best-selling author Susan Richards calls Equine ER "as thrilling and drama-filled as any of the popular hospital shows on television today." Equine ER explores the power of the human-horse connection, through the lens of Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital, one of the top horse hospitals in the world. The book follows a team of elite veterinarians passionately committed to their work.
Drilling Down on Dentistry
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Medical science
In Drilling Down on Dentistry – Everything You Wanted to Know From Your Dentist But Were Too Numb to Ask, Dr. Nate answers common questions in ways that are easy to understand. If you’ve ever wanted to ask your dentist questions while he or she is working on you and were too nervous or too numb to do so, then this is the book for you.
Step by step practical guide with Statistics (from ANOVA to survival analysis) in Biological Sciences: Or: Help, how can I analyze my “damned” scientific data correctly and in an easy way with free R!
Price: Free! Words: 12,370. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / General, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology
Many scientists and students are asking for advice in statistical analyses during preparation of their publications or theses. This book aims to address these needs by representing a “recipe book” for statistical analysis in biological sciences. The content of this book will enable everyone to perform high-quality statistical analyses and to produce publication-quality graphics with free R!
Game Theory: A Simple Introduction
Series: Simple Introductions. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,820. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Decision-making & problem solving
Game Theory: A Simple Introduction offers an accessible guide to its basic principles and applications. Understand a game matrix, prisoners’ dilemma, Nash equilibrium, and the power of asymmetric information. Explore examples looking at free riders, global governance, long-term relationships, competing corporations, advertisers and their customers, along with familiar hawk-dove and chicken game.
Gaia Theory
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Forty years ago, freelance scientist James Lovelock got a job with NASA to detect life on Mars. Lovelock found that you didn't have to go to Mars to know it is lifeless and so was born Gaia Theory. Gaia says that the sum of earth's living systems behave like a controlling 'super-organism' that tweaks the chemistry of the ocean and the atmosphere to keep conditions just the way it likes.
Read This Story at Your Own Risk
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Time
Do you truly believe that you are reading this by accident? Think carefully about what led you to this page. Think about the little decisions you made. Maybe they weren't your decisions at all. This story will let you know how we developed the means to bring you here. But that's only the beginning of the story. Since you may learn things you'd rather not know, read this story at your own risk.
Betsy the Hummingbird's Colorado Summer Adventures
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ornithology
This is the story of Betsy the Broad-tailed Hummingbird's adventures as she travels from the edge of Colorado Springs to Rocky Mountain National Park and meets over 20 fascinating species of birds and other friends along the way. The story is illustrated with stunning photographs of birds and contains supplementary scientific information about each of the birds.
The Sleeping Giant Awakens: Bio-energy in the UK
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,650. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
Bio-energy is the most important and versatile renewable energy option globally, yet is surrounded by confusion and controversy. This book provides a comprehensive and readable assessment of bio-energy fuels and technologies, with 30 real world case studies and many practical tips. The author concludes that a fifth of UK energy could come from this source - three times that from nuclear power
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Meteorological and Oceanographic Operations (Joint Publication 3-59) - 2012 Version, Collection, Analysis, Prediction, Data Sources
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,460. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
This publication sets forth the joint doctrine for the planning and execution of meteorological and oceanographic operations in support of joint operations throughout the range of military operations.