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Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood
Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood
by Oliver Sacks
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After compiling my short list of unconventional memoirs, I discovered that one author was listed twice. While I loved Oaxaca Journal, I found that Uncle Tungsten takes the cake. You just can't go wrong when you read a book by Oliver Sacks.... (read more)

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The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology
The Singularity Is Near: When Humans Transcend Biology
by Ray Kurzweil
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The future of humanity in Kurzweil's eyes is a startling vision of humans moving beyond our biological bodies to join with computers — the human machine. Controversial and insightful, Singularity illuminates the technologies that are pushing the... (read more)

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Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier
Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier
by Neil deGrasse Tyson
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The great Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist, director of the Hayden Planetarium, PBS/Nova host, and ambassador to all sorts of interstellar and cosmic awesomeness, is also the author of nearly a dozen books. His newest, Space Chronicles: Facing the... (read more)

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Letters to a Young Scientist
Letters to a Young Scientist
by Edward O. Wilson
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An inspiring work aimed primarily at those interested in pursuing a career in the sciences, Edward O. Wilson's Letters to a Young Scientist is an autobiographical glimpse into the personal life and background of one of our most eminent biologists. One... (read more)

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The Body Toxic: How the Hazardous Chemistry of Everyday Things Threatens Our Health and Well-Being
The Body Toxic: How the Hazardous Chemistry of Everyday Things Threatens Our Health and Well-Being
by Nena Baker
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Listen up, America, because this is a wake-up call. The Body Toxic sheds light on the toxic threats we encounter daily in toys, clothes, cosmetics, cookware, and more. The harmful effects of everyday products on our health are staggering, and Baker's eye-... (read more)

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The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch
The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch
by Lewis Dartnell
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What happens after the apocalypse? Dartnell provides concise explanations of agriculture, medicine, transportation, energy, and the scientific method. Not a how-to book but rather a framework for rebuilding our current technology. If the world ends, this... (read more)

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The Meaning of Human Existence
The Meaning of Human Existence
by Edward O. Wilson
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