Books tagged: evolution

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Geneslide
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,030. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Adventure » General
Sarah Palin as a ten-foot Terror Bird? Glenn Beck as a ... well whatever, it sure is ugly. Pretty scary, now that the Timekeeper's started humanity devolving back toward the Jurassic. Sadly, mankind's last best hope falls to Galloping Ariadne, Philip the Assault Otter, and their gallant (well...) band of misfits as they brave dinosaurs, temple gods, and Sarah's horde of man-eating sheep.
The ONE and the ALL: An Evolutionary Approach to God, Self and Transcendence
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 77,150. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy
The case is made that perennial philosophy that goes back thousands of years can be understood in a contemporary scientific/evolutionary framework. This is a ‘big picture’ book traverses a number of disciplines that trace the ascent of humankind. In the course of that journey, an answer to the eternal question "who and what am I?" is proposed.
Beyond All Reasonable Doubt
Price: $6.39 USD. Words: 47,540. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Beyond All Reasonable Doubt is the story of the greatest puzzle of all time – whether there is, or is not, a Creative Force that many call God. Here, the author shows why mathematics, quantum theory, cosmology, genetics and other forms of science can neither prove nor disprove the reality of God. They all raise further open-ended questions...
Cowboi
Price: Free! Words: 13,650. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Brazilian southeast, a farm for genetic improvement, Mariana is engaged to Juliano, godson of his father and his manager; Manuela, young and pretty, arrives to be the new teacher. Juliano has an accident. Mariana has to take care of the farm alone and, like Cowboi, who plays the bull, she takes the lead and succeeds. Manuela supports and comforts her, together they discover a new horizon.
Lobulated ears: natural selection gone bionic?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Anatomy & Physiology Life Sciences / Human Anatomy & Physiology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Primatology
Join us in interviewing our own ear lobe, an unassuming flap of pure skin that assumes more significance the more it is scrutinised. Unique social complexity plus a technical niche has – we hypothesise – created selective pressure in Homo sapiens for an organ allowing personal standing to be updated in ways that were not just more artful than in any ape, but the start of our bionic revolution.
The Wallace Line: Where Worlds Collide
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,970. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Why is it that the island of Bali is home to Asian birds such as the weaver bird, and the neighboring island of Lombok, just 24 kilometers away across a narrow strait, echoes to the screams of Australian cockatoos? This extraordinary biological boundary is known today as The Wallace Line, a near-magical boundary that has deeply changed the way we view the world.
Johnny Came Home: A John Lazarus Adventure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,940. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Futuristic, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Three years after the fire that took his home and his family, John Lazarus returns to the town of Midwich searching for answers to why he can do extraordinary things no one's ever seen outside of a comic book. Is he human? Alien? Something more? The answers lie within the Titan complex that overshadows Midwich. But someone else wants Titan's secrets too and will stop at nothing to own them.
Elvolution
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,440. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013 by Sakura Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
If you ever wanted to know about how Santa Claus really found his elf workforce, then this story is for you! From Sakura Publishing author Jason Kinnear comes a tale of the Elbanians who went to America in search of work and a better life, and got way more than they expected!
Guide to Future-Present Archetypes
Price: Free! Words: 19,000. Language: American English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Essay » Technology, Essay » Sociology
Adam Rothstein's series of essays interviewing thinkers about what technology means for the future, the present, and for our understanding of history.
Finding the Future
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A short sci-fi story by Graham Storrs about finding a path to survival wherever it may lead.