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The Mechanism and Psychology of Voice

by Frank E. Miller & Charles E. Blanchard Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 14, 2019)

Man possesses language, and makes large use of it, while, on the other hand, not even the most intelligent animals have the power of designating objects, or of translating sensations into articulate speech....


The Relation of Music to Mental Progress

by Stephen A. Pearce Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 12, 2019)

This book treats of the relation of music to the mental progress.The music of a people may be considered in direct relation to their supersensuous natures. From this point of view alone, strongly marked differences...


The Origin of Fruits and Cultivated Plants

by Alphonse P. de Candolle & C. Grant Allen Lm Publishers (October 11, 2019)

The Origin of Fruits and Cultivated Plants.

"To the attractive hues of fruit, I believe, we must ultimately trace back our whole artistic pleasure in the pure physical stimulation of beautiful colors, displayed...


The Astronomical History of the World

by Daniel Vaughan Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

The information which geologists derive from the evidences of organic remains does not wholly satisfy the keen appetite of educated minds for a knowledge of the mysteries of Nature and the revolutions of past...


The Influence of Inventions Upon Civilization

by Chauncey Smith Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 10, 2019)

This book treats of the Influence of Inventions upon Civilization.


The Evolution of the Human Form

by Charles Morris Lm Publishers (October 10, 2019)

This book deals with the evolution of human and organic forms.

“That men, or thinking beings akin to man, exist only on that minute fragment of the universe we call the earth is a conception so highly improbable,...


Geographical Evolution

by Archibald Geikie Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

It must be owned that man, in most of his struggles with the world around him, has fought blindly for his own ultimate interests. His contest, successful for the moment, has too often led to sure and sad disaster....


Genius and his Environment

by James Mark Baldwin Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

“Psychological science has reached a sort of understanding in these recent years of the individual and of the social setting in which he customarily disports himself; and the duty now devolves upon it of...


Evolution and the Distribution of Animals

by David Starr Jordan Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 09, 2019)

This book treats of the Evolution and the Distribution of Animals

“No one with good eyes and brains behind them has ever looked forth on the varied life of the world—on forest or field or brook or sea—without...


How Standard Time is Obtained

by Theodore B. Wilson Literature and Knowledge Publishing (October 04, 2019)

This book deals with how the Standard or Universal time is obtained; and What is the Accurate Measurement of Time.

" Almost everybody knows that observatories are the places from which standard time is sent...


Count with Me - Farm Animals

by KR Clarry Library For All (July 23, 2019)

Learn how to count at the farm!


A Brief History of Early Horticulture in Oregon

by James Robert Cardwell Lm Publishers (September 04, 2019)

-The first settlers found here in the indigenous fruits, a promise of the abundant yield of the cultivated varieties which they were not long in introducing with most gratifying results.- The introduction of...


Little Mimi’s First Counting Lesson

by Nathalie Aigil Library For All (July 16, 2019)

Little Mimi loves counting but she always gets the letters in the wrong order. Mimi's Papa has an idea of how to help!


Count with Me - Our Wonderful World

by KR Clarry Library For All (July 18, 2019)

Learn how to count things in our wonderful world.


Four Fingers, Just One Thumb

by Cassandra Webb Library For All (July 23, 2019)

Eat some fruit and play some games with all your fingers and just one thumb. Reading Level 2 Keywords: body parts; friendship; growth and development; children


Counting

by Kym Simoncini Library For All (May 02, 2019)

Counting things is fun! Reading Level 1 Keywords: counting; animals; numeracy; nature


Gulls (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 139)

by Professor John C. Coulson William Collins (April 04, 2019)

The gull is a familiar sight by the seaside, and one of the most recognisable bird species, but most people know surprisingly little about the lives and habits of these seafaring birds. John C. Coulson remedies...


One Giant Leap

by Charles Pappas Lyons Press (July 01, 2019)

On July 20, 1969, Americans had their eyes and ears glued to their TVs and radios. NASA’s successful moon landing left the nation in awe. This moment inspired inventors and engineers across the nation. To...


The Meaning of Pain

by Nick Potter Short Books Ltd (May 16, 2019)

Nearly half of us at some point in our lives will suffer chronic pain. We go to the doctor, where the standard treatment on offer is either medication - which only masks the problem – or surgery – which...


Four Fingers, Just One Thumb

by Cassandra Webb Library For All (March 01, 2019)

Eat some fruit and play some games with all your fingers and just one thumb. Reading Level 2 Keywords: body parts; friendship; growth and development; children


The Voyage of the Beagle

by Charles Darwin Digireads.com Publishing (February 08, 2019)

Also known as Charles Darwin’s “Journal of Researches,” “The Voyage of the Beagle” is an exquisite travel memoir, a detailed scientific journal, and the foundation for one of the most important scientific...


Apollo 11

by David Whitehouse Icon Books Ltd (March 07, 2019)

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, David Whitehouse brings you the inside story of the astronauts, NASA engineers and political rivals that brought an end to the Space Race. ...


Hacking the Code of Life

by Nessa Carey Icon Books Ltd (March 07, 2019)

Just 45 years ago, the age of gene modification was born. Researchers could create glow-in-the-dark mice, farmyard animals producing drugs in their milk, and vitamin-enhanced rice that could prevent half a million...


Space Exploration—A History in 100 Objects

by Sten Odenwald & John Mather The Experiment (October 29, 2019)

This is no ordinary space book.

Within the pages of this eclectic pop-history, scientist and educator Sten Odenwald at NASA examines 100 objects that forever altered what we know and how we think about the cosmos....


Professor Maxwell’s Duplicitous Demon

by Brian Clegg Icon Books Ltd (February 07, 2019)

Asked to name a great physicist, most people would mention Newton or Einstein, Feynman or Hawking. But ask a physicist and there’s no doubt that James Clerk Maxwell will be near the top of the list. Maxwell,...


Fire in the Sky

by Gordon L. Dillow Scribner (June 04, 2019)

Combining history, pop science, and in-depth reporting, a fascinating account of asteroids that hit Earth long ago, and those streaming toward us now, as well as how we are preparing against asteroid-caused...


Buzz, Sting, Bite

by Anne Sverdrup-Thygeson Simon & Schuster (July 02, 2019)

An enthusiastic, witty, and informative introduction to the world of insects and why we—and the planet we inhabit—could not survive without them.

Insects comprise roughly half of the animal kingdom. They...


The Science of The Big Bang Theory

by Mark Brake Skyhorse (May 07, 2019)

The geeks will inherit the earth.

With well over two hundred episodes and a dozen seasons, The Big Bang Theory is one of America’s favorite television series, bringing a new class of character to mainstream...


A Short Philosophy of Birds

by Philippe J. Dubois & Elise Rousseau Dey Street Books (September 17, 2019)

“Brilliant, magical and engrossing–I will never see birds the same way again.”

   — Peter Wohlleben, author of The Hidden Life of Trees

THE INTERNATIONAL PHENOMENON

Twenty-two short lessons from the...


Conflicts of Interest In Science

by Sheldon Krimsky Hot Books (January 29, 2019)

30+ Years of Peer-Reviewed Studies on the Corporate Ties and Vested Interests that Influence Scientific Research

For over 500 years, groups and organizations with political, economic, and personal interests have...


Tinkernut Presents Upcycled Technology

by Daniel Davis Mango (March 15, 2019)

Transform old tech into amazing, modern inventions

Fans of Popular Science, Smithsonian’s Maker Lab, and The Big Book of Makerspace Projects will love Upcycled Technology.

DIY science projects using your...


A Field Guide to Clean Drinking Water

by Joe Vogel The Experiment (May 28, 2019)

How to find and prepare safe drinking water—anywhere, any time!

Clean drinking water may be the last thing we think about day to day—but it’s the first thing we need in an emergency. Now, survival expert...


Temperate Garden Plant Families

by Peter Goldblatt & John C. Manning Timber Press (June 11, 2019)

Learn how to identify the most important temperate plant families

Based on the most up-to-date research, Temperate Garden Plant Families spans the spectrum from Acanthaceae (the acanthus family) to Zingiberaceae...


Origins

by Lewis Dartnell Basic Books (May 14, 2019)

A New York Times-bestselling author explains how the physical world shaped the history of our species

When we talk about human history, we often focus on great leaders, population forces, and decisive wars. But...


Why Do Onions Make Me Cry?

by Jay Ingram Simon & Schuster (April 02, 2019)

Discovery Channel host and acclaimed writer Jay Ingram helps you find the answers to questions you've never really settled, like “What is déjà vu?” “Why do we blink?”, “Why are yawns contagious?”...


The Science of Marvel

by Sebastian Alvarado Adams Media (April 09, 2019)

Science meets fantasy in this behind-the-scenes look at the Marvel Cinematic Universe—now you can experience the magic of the movies, and learn how to replicate it in real-life.

The Marvel Cinematic Universe...


DNA Is You!

by Beatrice the Biologist Adams Media (January 08, 2019)

Learn all about how your DNA makes you who you are—an awesome, unique individual—in this fun and simple illustrated guide!

Did you know your sense of purpose is determined by your genes? And that DNA determines...


The Inventions, Researches, and Writings of Nikola Tesla

by Thomas Commerford Martin Canterbury Classics (April 16, 2019)

The early works of famed inventor Nikola Tesla, and a source of inspiration for generations of innovators.

 

At the time it was first published in 1893, The Inventions, Researches, and Writings of Nikola Tesla ...


Confessions of a Rogue Nuclear Regulator

by Gregory B. Jaczko Simon & Schuster (January 15, 2019)

A shocking exposé from the most powerful insider in nuclear regulation about how the nuclear energy industry endangers our lives—and why Congress does nothing to stop it.

Gregory Jaczko had never heard of...


Midnight in Chernobyl

by Adam Higginbotham Simon & Schuster (February 12, 2019)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Journalist Adam Higginbotham’s definitive, years-in-the-making account of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster—and a powerful investigation into how propaganda, secrecy, and...


Blueprint

by Nicholas A. Christakis Little, Brown and Company (March 26, 2019)

A cutting-edge exploration of the ancient roots of goodness in civilization, arguing that our genes have shaped societies for our welfare and that, in a feedback loop stretching back many thousands of years,...


The Last Unknowns

by John Brockman & Daniel Kahneman William Morrow Paperbacks (June 04, 2019)

Discover the universe's last unknowns—here are the unanswered questions that obsess "the world's finest minds" (The Guardian)

Featuring a foreword by DANIEL KAHNEMAN, Nobel Prize-winning author of Thinking,...


Victorian Skin

by Pamela K. Gilbert Cornell University Press (March 15, 2019)

In Victorian Skin, Pamela K. Gilbert uses literary, philosophical, medical, and scientific discourses about skin to trace the development of a broader discussion of what it meant to be human in the nineteenth...


An Elegant Defense

by Matt Richtel William Morrow (March 12, 2019)

A magnificently reported and soulfully crafted exploration of the human immune system–the key to health and wellness, life and death. An epic, first-of-its-kind book, entwining leading-edge scientific discovery...


Darwin Devolves

by Michael J. Behe HarperOne (February 26, 2019)

The scientist who has been dubbed the “Father of Intelligent Design” and author of the groundbreaking book Darwin’s Black Box contends that recent scientific discoveries further disprove Darwinism and...


When Death Becomes Life

by Joshua D. Mezrich Harper (January 15, 2019)

"With When Death Becomes Life, Joshua Mezrich has performed the perfect core biopsy of transplantation—a clear and compelling account of the grueling daily work, the spell-binding history and the unsettling...


The Second Kind of Impossible

by Paul Steinhardt Simon & Schuster (January 08, 2019)

*Shortlisted for the 2019 Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize*

One of the most fascinating scientific detective stories of the last fifty years, an exciting quest for a new form of matter. “A...