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Machines of Loving Grace

by John Markoff Ecco (August 25, 2015)

As robots are increasingly integrated into modern society—on the battlefield and the road, in business, education, and health—Pulitzer-Prize-winning New York Times science writer John Markoff searches for...


Lost World

by Tom Koppel Atria Books (May 11, 2010)

For decades the issue seemed moot. The first settlers, we were told, were big-game hunters who arrived from Asia at the end of the Ice Age some 12,000 years ago, crossing a land bridge at the Bering Strait and...


Irrationally Yours

by Dr. Dan Ariely & William Haefeli Harper Perennial (May 19, 2015)

Three-time New York Times bestselling author Dan Ariely teams up with legendary The New Yorker cartoonist William Haefeli to present an expanded, illustrated collection of his immensely popularWall Street...


Beyond The Pale

by Emily Urquhart HarperAvenue (March 31, 2015)

Like any new mother, Emily is thrilled when her first child, a daughter, is born. The baby, Sadie, is healthy and stunningly beautiful, with snow white hair and fair skin. Even the doctors and nurses can’t...


Soul Made Flesh

by Carl Zimmer Atria Books (August 26, 2014)

In this unprecedented history of a scientific revolution, award-winning author and journalist Carl Zimmer tells the definitive story of the dawn of the age of the brain and modern consciousness. Told here for...


The Measure of All Things

by Ken Alder Free Press (July 29, 2014)

In June 1792, amidst the chaos of the French Revolution, two intrepid astronomers set out in opposite directions on an extraordinary journey. Starting in Paris, Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Delambre would make his way...


Opening Heaven's Door

by Patricia Pearson Atria Books (May 13, 2014)

The first book by a respected journalist on Nearing Death Awareness—similar to Near-Death Experience—this “fascinating” (Kirkus Reviews) exploration brings “humor, sympathy, and keen critical intelligence...


The Modern Mind

by Peter Watson HarperCollins e-books (March 22, 2011)

From Freud to Babbitt, from Animal Farm to Sartre to the Great Society, from the Theory of Relativity to counterculture to Kosovo, The Modern Mind is encyclopedic, covering the major writers, artists, scientists,...


Biotechnology in Our Lives

by Jeremy Gruber & Sheldon Krimsky Skyhorse (June 01, 2013)

For a quarter of a century, the Council for Responsible Genetics has provided a unique historical lens into the modern history, science, ethics, and politics of genetic technologies. Since 1983 the Council has...


The Sacred Promise

by Gary E. Schwartz & John Edward Atria Books/Beyond Words (January 11, 2011)

The Sacred Promise offers scientific proof of Spirit’s existence—be it the deceased, angels, or spirit guides—and shows Spirit’s willingness and promise to offer guidance and help with the challenges...


The Geography of Thought

by Richard Nisbett Free Press (October 26, 2010)

A “landmark book” (Robert J. Sternberg, president of the American Psychological Association) by one of the world's preeminent psychologists that proves human behavior is not “hard-wired” but a function...


Why Do Cats Like Catnip?

by Matrin M. Goldwyn Skyhorse (August 01, 2012)

Have you ever wondered how the planets came into being? Or what causes some people to have freckles? Ever wanted to know why mosquito bites itch and swell? Over his long career as a high school science teacher,...


Fleet Fire

by L. J. Davis Arcade (February 28, 2012)

The electric revolution, which eclipsed the Industrial Revolution by the end of the 19th century and continues to this day, changed our world forever. FLEET FIRE tells us how it all began. In an engaging and...


The Battery: How Portable Power Sparked a Technological Revolution

by Henry Schlesinger HarperCollins e-books (March 16, 2010)

“Henry Schlesinger is playful and intelligent and obscenely well read.” — Richard Zacks, author of The Pirate Hunter

"Henry Schlesinger’s fascinating and superbly researched history of the battery is...


What We Believe but Cannot Prove

by John Brockman HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

More than one hundred of the world's leading thinkers write about things they believe in, despite the absence of concrete proof

Scientific theory, more often than not, is born of bold assumption, disparate bits...


Monkey Girl

by Edward Humes HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

What should we teach our children about where we come from?

Is evolution a lie or good science?

Is it incompatible with faith?

Have scientists really detected evidence of a creator in nature?

From bestselling,...


Brilliant Blunders: From Darwin to Einstein - Colossal Mistakes by Great Scientists That Changed Our Understanding of Life and the Universe

by Mario Livio Simon & Schuster (May 14, 2013)

Drawing on the lives of five great scientists, this “scholarly, insightful, and beautifully written book” (Martin Rees, author of From Here to Infinity) illuminates the path to scientific discovery.

Charles...


Don't Know Much About Geography

by Kenneth C. Davis Harper Paperbacks (May 21, 2013)

Don't Know Much About Geography by New York Times bestselling author Kenneth C. Davis is a fascinating and fun exploration of our planet.

 

Geography is the hub from which other disciplines radiate: meteorology,...


The Annotated and Illustrated Double Helix

by James D. Watson, Alexander Gann & Jan Witkowski Simon & Schuster (October 15, 2012)

Published to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Nobel Prize for Watson and Crick’s discovery of the structure of DNA, an annotated and illustrated edition of this classic book gives new insights into the...


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...


How it Feels to Be Attcked by a Shark

by Michelle Hamer Skyhorse (October 17, 2007)

What does it feel like to find yourself in the grip of a 15-foot Great White shark? To be struck not once but twice by lightning? Here are 40 incredible true-life stories of people who lived through the most...


The Anthrax Letters

by Leonard A. Cole Skyhorse (April 01, 2009)

At 2:00am on October 2, 2001, Robert Stevens entered a hospital emergency room. Feverish, nauseated, and barely conscious, no one knew what was making him sick. Three days later he was dead. Stevens was the...


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...


It All Adds Up: The Story of People and Mathematics

by Mickaël Launay & Stephen S. Wilson William Collins (November 01, 2018)

‘Fascinating … so enlightening that suddenly maths doesn’t seem so fearsome as it once did’ SIMON WINCHESTER

From Aristotle to Ada Lovelace: a brief history of the mathematical ideas that have forever...


What are species

by Nature And Human Studies Lm Publishers (October 15, 2018)

What are Species? In its most general acceptation the word "species" signifies a kind or sort of something, which something is the genus to which the species belongs. Thus, a black stone is a species of the...


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 ...


The Science of Why, Volume 3

by Jay Ingram Simon & Schuster (November 06, 2018)

The newest volume in the beloved Science of Why series—full of fascinating science that will amuse and astonish readers of all ages.

Have you wondered why you cringe when fingernails are scratched along a chalkboard?...


The Theory of Relativity and its Influence on Scientific Thought

by Arthur Eddington Literature and Knowledge Publishing (April 12, 2018)

"Every one now admits that the Ptolemaic system, which regarded the earth as the centre of all things, belongs to the dark ages. But to our dismay we have discovered that the same geocentric outlook still permeates...


Miracles and Medicine

by Andrew D. White Literature and Knowledge Publishing (April 12, 2018)

Nothing in the evolution of human thought appears more inevitable than the idea of supernatural intervention in producing and curing disease. The causes of disease are so intricate that they are reached only...


A Short History of Scientific Instruction

by Joseph N. Lockyer Literature and Knowledge Publishing (April 12, 2018)

"It is perhaps the more necessary to insist upon stern necessity as being the origin of learning, because it is so difficult for us now to put ourselves in the place of those early representatives of our race...


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...


Genius of Britain (Text Only)

by Robert Uhlig, James Dyson, Richard Dawkins & Stephen Hawking William Collins (August 24, 2017)

The extraordinary history of British science, with commentary from Britain's greatest living scientists: Stephen Hawking, Richard Dawkins and James Dyson

We may only be a small island, but we are far from small-minded....


The Human Instinct

by Kenneth R. Miller Simon & Schuster (April 17, 2018)

From one of America’s best-known biologists, a revolutionary new way of thinking about evolution that shows “why, in light of our origins, humans are still special” (Edward J. Larson, Pulitzer Prize–winning...


Accidental Medical Discoveries

by Robert W. Winters Skyhorse (November 22, 2016)

Many of the world’s most important and life-saving devices and techniques were often discovered purely by accident. Serendipity, timing, and luck played a part in the discovery of unintentional cures and breakthroughs:...


The Heart-Mind Matrix

by Joseph Chilton Pearce & Robert Sardello Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (August 10, 2012)

Activating the compassionate intelligence of the heart to reconnect to the universe and our spiritual future

• Shows how the heart is connected to our prefrontal cortex and offers a balancing counterweight...


The Crack in the Cosmic Egg

by Joseph Chilton Pearce & Thom Hartmann Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (August 01, 2002)

The classic work that shaped the thought of a generation with its powerful insights into the true nature of mind and reality.

• Defines culture as a "cosmic egg" structured by the mind's drive for logical...


Exploring the Crack in the Cosmic Egg

by Joseph Chilton Pearce & Thom Hartmann Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (February 15, 2014)

The classic follow-up to the bestselling The Crack in the Cosmic Egg

• Explains the process of acculturation and the mechanisms that create our self-limiting “cosmic egg” of consensus reality

• Reveals...


Forbidden Science

by J. Douglas Kenyon Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (February 11, 2008)

Reveals the cutting edge of New Science and shows how established science disallows inquiry that challenges the status quo--even when it produces verifiable results

• Contains 43 essays by 19 researchers denoting...


Delusions in Science and Spirituality

by Susan B. Martinez Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (April 02, 2015)

Debunks cherished theories of mainstream consensus and reveals the deeper mysteries of the science of the unseen

• Reveals a new “Theory of Everything” to replace the standard model and complete our knowledge...


The Akashic Experience

by Ervin Laszlo Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (February 12, 2009)

Firsthand testimonies by 20 leaders in culture and science of their interactions with the Akashic field

• Provides important evidence for the authenticity of nonmaterial contact that human beings have with...


Science and the Akashic Field

by Ervin Laszlo Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (May 03, 2007)

Presents the unifying world-concept long sought by scientists, mystics, and sages: an Integral Theory of Everything

• Explains how modern science has rediscovered the Akashic Field of perennial philosophy...


Science and the Reenchantment of the Cosmos

by Ervin Laszlo Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (January 12, 2006)

Presents a revolutionary new theory that bridges the divide between science and spirituality

• Discloses the ramifications of non-localized consciousness and how the physical world and spiritual experience...


Quantum Shift in the Global Brain

by Ervin Laszlo Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (February 27, 2008)

The shift from scientific materialism to a multidimensional worldview in harmony with the world’s great spiritual traditions

• Articulates humanity’s critical choice--to be the last decade of an outgoing,...


The Physics of Transfigured Light

by Leon Marvell & Arthur Versluis Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (May 07, 2016)

Reveals the Hermetic underpinnings of modern scientific theories

• Offers a full reconsideration of the history of science from Newton to the present day as well as a Platonic-Hermetic perspective on modern...


Fossils, Finches and Fuegians: Charles Darwin’s Adventures and Discoveries on the Beagle (Text Only)

by Richard Keynes HarperCollins (March 23, 2017)

A narrative account of Darwin’s historic 4-year voyage on the Beagle to South America, Australia and the Pacific in the 1830s that combines the adventure and excitement of Alan Moorehead’s famous (and now...


The Sentient Machine: The Coming Age of Artificial Intelligence

by Amir Husain Scribner (November 21, 2017)

The future is now. Acclaimed technologist and inventor Amir Husain explains how we can live amidst the coming age of sentient machines and artificial intelligence—and not only survive, but thrive.

Artificial...


The Science of Why 2: Answers to Questions About the Universe, the Unknown, and Ourselves

by Jay Ingram Simon & Schuster (November 14, 2017)

An all-new volume of science questions to delight, entertain, and inform readers of all ages, from bestselling author Jay Ingram.

Bestselling author and commentator Jay Ingram is back to explain the magic and...


Seeing Further

by Bill Bryson HarperCollins (November 09, 2010)

“Bryson is as amusing as ever….As a celebration of 350 years of modern science, [Seeing Further] it is a worthy tribute.”

The Economist

In Seeing Further, New York Times bestseller Bill Bryson takes readers...


Education of the Blind and Development of the Braille System

by . Collection Editions Le Mono (January 21, 2017)

For centuries the blind were regarded as objects of pity and as unfortunate beings. No interest had been manifested in the education of the blind. This book presents how evolved the situation of the Blinds and...


Education of Deaf-Mute and Development of the Sign Language

by . Collection Editions Le Mono (January 21, 2017)

For a long period of years, a child who was born deaf or blind has been called a defective. The belief that the deaf and blind could not be educated was so universal that within the last century they were actually...