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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)
Megamassive Black Holes and the Steady State Universe
Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Condensed Matter, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This treatise offers an alternative paradigm to the 'Big Bang' theory of the origin of the universe. It takes a fresh look at current cosmological knowledge, suggests the existence of and defines a Megamassive Black Hole. The existence of such bodies allows a rational argument for a steady state universe.
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.
Nobody Knows Evolution!: Bulldogs, Rottweilers and the Intelligent Designers
Series: Goldman's Bulldog Presents, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 26,090. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
“Nobody! cuts through the Gordian knot of Darwinian Evolution and Intelligent Design!” Nobody at Gordian Solutions “Nobody! puts the hag back in science hagiography!” Nobody in Eastwick “Intelligent microbes guide evolution? A colony of networked idiots can build a town? God is bacteria? Need we say more?” Nobody at the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Science and Reason
Fireworks !!! and the Chemistry of their Colors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 710. Language: American English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chemistry
A short book based on research to find out how colors are produced in pyrotechnic shows. Includes photos from a 2012 display.
Outer Planets of the Solar System
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Astronomy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This 22 page book showcases the outer planets of our Solar System. You will love the 3D clipart and vibrant photographs. It covers Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, and Uranus and includes information about the some of the planet's Moons and the scientist, Galileo! Great for Home Schoolers!
Inner Planets of the Solar System
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This 20 page showcases the inner planets of our Solar System. Students will love the 3D clipart and vibrant photographs. The powerpoint covers Earth, Mercury, Venus, and Mars and includes information about the Earth's Moon. This would a great book for home school students!
All about Golden Retrievers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,860. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Information about Golden Retrievers, on how to take care of them and other pieces of details that is important like grooming and what human food that they are allowed to eat.
Reading Water: Lessons from the River
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,570. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 and represented by van Haitsma Literary. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
In the tradition of America’s strong pioneer women, Rebecca Lawton was one of the first women river guides in the West. For millions of Americans and foreign visitors who have navigated America’s great rivers by raft or boat - and for those who wish they could - this collection of essays will help them understand rivers and their impact on the human emotional landscape in a deeper sense.
The Nineteenth Century Farmer In Upper-Canada
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,910. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology
In his 1997 Master's Thesis, the author studies the zooarchaeological remains from four historic sites in Ontario, paying close attention to the manner in which these faunal remains were butchered. In his analysis, James introduces culturally relevant quantitative units in order to draw conclusions about the nature of the self-sufficiency of the earliest settlers in Upper Canada.
Chinese Astrology Predictions and Feng Shui for 2013
Price: $8.98 USD. Words: 23,260. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
Chinese Astrology Predictions and Feng Shui for 2013 is a fresh, new, easy to understand approach to chart your course through the Year of the Water Snake. Whether you are just getting acquainted or you have studied for many years you will find here an informative analysis of how the year will impact you both personally, for your loved ones and society at large.
ALGAE COLORING THE FUTURE GREEN
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013 by Moura Enterprises Publishing Division. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE USE OF ALGAE FOR INTELLIGENT SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION OF FUEL, FEED, CHEMICALS AND PHARMACEUTICALS This e-book is intended for scientists, entrepreneurs, students, engineers, algae growers and investors that are interested in the potential algae have for fuel production, as well as, manufacturing of high value chemicals, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.
Illustrated What Are the Results of the Establishment of Secular Humanism?
Series: Illustrated Serial Antidisestablishmentarianism, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,630. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
"... To establish atheism on the ruins of Christianity [is] to deprive mankind of its best consolations and most animating hopes and to make a gloomy desert of the universe." Alexander Hamilton