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Meet the Zebrafish. A Short Guide to Keeping, Breeding and Understanding the Zebrafish (Danio rerio) in Your Home Aquarium
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ichthyology & Herpetology
Zebrafish are a great choice for your first aquarium, and the perfect starter fish for anyone who wants to try fish breeding. This little book is written for anyone who keeps zebrafish at home, or who considers buying zebrafish. It combines practical advice with information about zebrafish behavior, natural habitat and life cycle.
An Introduction to the Physics of Sports
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,390. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Reference
How are Newton’s laws connected to football? What is the relationship between figure skating pirouettes and rotational motion? With the help of simple simulations it is easily appreciated that science defines the performance of athletes, whereas at the same time the reader is introduced to basic physics concepts in a novel and pleasant way. For more info check out: www.physicsandsport.com!
Giant Panda Puzzleboard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Mammals
Join us in explaining the design concepts behind the contrasting blocks of black and white of the enigmatic colouration of the giant panda, as we show that this most graphic of bears may effectively function like a giant stinkless skunk. The ocular patches so attractive to humans are likely to elicit the opposite reaction from the tiger, would-be killer of this slow but vice-like bamboo-chomper.
Central Oregon
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 650. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Pictures of Central Oregon. Which includes Tumalo State Park, Crooked River Gorge, and Smith Rock State Park and small maps.
Life in the Universe
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 55,900. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science
The Reality and Spirituality of LIFE IN THE UNIVERSE is a window into the living story of our universe; the realities of trade, travel and conflict in space; the birth and death of civilizations across the stars and the greater plan and purpose of a Creator who oversees the spiritual progress of life in all galaxies. This is part of God’s new revelation for humanity.
Fukushima Hole: A YouTube Companion Book
Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / General
The Fukushima nuclear disaster has revealed a hole in our capability, as a species, to learn from our mistakes. How can this hole be filled and how can we transfer this learning to all other industries and human activities that contain risk?
Petroleum Oil Science
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Experiments & Projects, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Aims & objectives
Chase Leo, author of numerous articles on oil, encourages petroleum engineers to migrate to Colorado. Leo welcomes visitors, writes books, and gives tours to international executives, teaching them English. Chase Leo travels overseas to encourage investors in Europe and Asia to invest in Colorado. In his books on Colorado, Leo writes about traveling with an interest in Colorado oil, gas and shale.
Тайное и явное в эволюции жизни и сознания
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 79,100. Language: Russian. Published: February 5, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chaotic Behavior in Systems
Аbility to think put man at the top of the evolutionary hierarchy in the material world renown to us. Although, scientific knowledge is capable, in principle, to explain "all the world", it is a kind of "progressive trap" for the mind of man ... Every new major discovery made by scientists in a particular field of knowledge, reinforce Humanity in its thoughts about being exclusive not only on Ear
Bioplastics - A Home Inventors Handbook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,840. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chemistry / Organic
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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
Field Notes from a Cruise
Price: Free! Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Marine Biology
In 2004, with the goal of not only seeing, but touching, a whale, I boarded Searcher out of San Diego. This narrative was composed mostly on board and two weeks later, at the end, in the Cabo airport. And yes, I did touch a whale.
Citrus County Florida, A Parkland Success Story
Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geography, Essay » Business
A case study into the success of Citrus County tourism industry.
Trees In My Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
This short memoir is a homage to the trees that I have touched and that have sustained me.
Lilies and Tulips
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 280. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
This book is a collection of assorted photographs of water lilies, daylilies, and tulips. There are several variations of colors for each.
Calculations for Science Fiction Writers/Circular Orbits
Price: Free! Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Astrophysics
Circular orbits are the simplest kind, and some quick and easy calculations will make your science fiction stories involving planets and satellites a lot more credible. Circular motion, in general, can be described without calculus and vectors. All you need is a calculator. (Exponents don't come out right in the online version.)
Creating Loving Ecosystems - An Introduction
Series: Transcripts. Price: Free! Words: 14,410. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013 by Divine Truth. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Education
Jesus describes the principles of how to create a loving ecosystem, including how ecosystems respond to love, how humans are connected to the ecosystem, the three basic elements that organisms require, the intelligence of organisms, and how to assist the ecosystem in its recovery. Document source filename: 20121106 Creating Loving Eco-Systems - An Introduction.
Calculations for Science Fiction Writers/Space Travel with Constant Acceleration – The Nonrelativistic Case
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This article explains basic calculations related to constant acceleration. It should be of interest to science fiction writers who want to make their stories realistic, and to anyone interested in space travel, real or fictional. The number of scary looking equations is kept to a necessary minimum. I just give you the equations you need, with no calculus or vectors required. (online version bad)
Tarpon Springs, Where Sponges are Gold
Price: Free! Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ocean life
This little novella is a tale of two splendid cities and how the rich culture of the Greeks has influenced the development of the entire community along with the lives of its inhabitants. It investigates the need to preserve wetlands and sponges and the vital role that they play in the health of our planet. It explores the Greek Orthodox Religion and Saint Nicholas.
Bio-Inspired Innovation and National Security - Biological Warfare, Biomolecular Engineering, DARPA, Abiotic Sensing, Biosensing and Bioelectronics, Bioenergy, Neurobiotics, Human Applications
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 177,510. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biotechnology
Despite the vital importance of the emerging area of biotechnology and its role in defense planning and policymaking, no definitive book has been written on the topic for the defense policymaker, the military student, and the private-sector bioscientist interested in the "emerging opportunities market" of national security.
Toward a Theory of Spacepower - Selected Essays - Commercial Space, Launch Services, Tourism, Civil Space Authority, Moon, Mars, National Security, Warfare, Russia, China, India, Space Law, ASAT
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 306,060. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This is an authoritative compilation of expert opinions on spaceflight and spacepower, providing a broad, interesting, and up-to-date overview of all aspects of the subject.
The Lion In A New Spotlight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Mammals
Join us as we examine and interpret the colouration of the plainest but most luminous of big cats, showing that this predator hunts by more than just crypsis or camouflage. Exceptionally among large felids, the female lion has up to four different flags on her body. These may be erected or flashed to communicate secretly with family members even while co-stalking sharp-eyed prey.