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Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do
Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do
by Wallace J. Nichols
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A landmark book by marine biologist Wallace J. Nichols on the remarkable effects of water on our health and well-being. Why are we drawn to the ocean each summer? Why does being near water set our minds and bodies at ease? In Blue Mind, Wallace J... (read more)

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Don't Even Think about It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change
Don't Even Think about It: Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change
by George Marshall
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What is this psychological mechanism that allows us to know something is true but act as if it is not? In this groundbreaking and engaging look at one of the most important issues facing us today, George Marshall, world renowned for his work on the... (read more)

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Rockhounding Oregon: A Guide to the State's Best Rockhounding Sites
Rockhounding Oregon: A Guide to the State's Best Rockhounding Sites
by Lars Johnson
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This book provides detailed directions and GPS coordinates to the best rockhounding sites in Oregon, with valuable tips on what to tools to bring and how to conduct your search. Comprehensive lists of minerals or fossils for each site and excellent color... (read more)

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The Attacking Ocean: The Past, Present, and Future of Rising Sea Levels
The Attacking Ocean: The Past, Present, and Future of Rising Sea Levels
by Brian Fagan
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The past fifteen thousand years—the entire span of human civilization—have witnessed dramatic sea level changes, which began with rapid global warming at the end of the Ice Age, when coastlines were more than seven hundred feet below... (read more)

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How to Gamble If You Must: Inequalities for Stochastic Processes (Dover Books on Mathematics)
How to Gamble If You Must: Inequalities for Stochastic Processes (Dover Books on Mathematics)
by Lester E. Dubins
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This classic of advanced statistics is geared toward graduate-level readers and uses the concepts of gambling to develop important ideas in probability theory. Revised and updated, it features contributions from two well-known statisticians, including a... (read more)

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Riddles in Mathematics: A Book of Paradoxes (Dover Recreational Math)
Riddles in Mathematics: A Book of Paradoxes (Dover Recreational Math)
by Eugene P. Northrop
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Math enthusiasts of all ages will delight in this collection of more than 200 riddles drawn from every mathematical discipline. Only an elementary background is needed to enjoy and solve the tremendous variety of puzzles, which include riddles based on... (read more)

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Climate Change in the Midwest: A Synthesis Report for the National Climate Assessment (Nca Regional Input Reports)
Climate Change in the Midwest: A Synthesis Report for the National Climate Assessment (Nca Regional Input Reports)
by Julie A. (edt) Winkler
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Developed to inform the 2013 National Climate Assessment, and a landmark study in terms of its breadth and depth of coverage and conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Global Change Research Program, Climate Change in the Midwest examines the known... (read more)

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Final Frontier: The Pioneering Science and Technology of Exploring the Universe
Final Frontier: The Pioneering Science and Technology of Exploring the Universe
by Brian Clegg
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"Final Frontier is an enjoyable romp across space and time, from Cyrano de Bergerac to future spacewarp-driven interstellar craft, via Verne, Wells and the possibility of colonising the Solar System.  A timely reminder of what might be possible in... (read more)

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A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra)
A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra)
by Barbara Oakley
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Whether you are a student struggling to fulfill a math or science requirement, or you are embarking on a career change that requires a higher level of math competency, A Mind for Numbers offers the tools you need to get a better grasp of that... (read more)

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London Calling: Britain, the BBC World Service and the Cold War
London Calling: Britain, the BBC World Service and the Cold War
by Alban Webb
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From its inception in 1932, overseas broadcasting by the BBC quickly became an essential adjunct to British diplomatic and foreign policy objectives. For this reason, the World Service was considered the primary means of engaging with attitudes and... (read more)

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Willful Ignorance: The Mismeasure of Uncertainty
Willful Ignorance: The Mismeasure of Uncertainty
by Herbert I. Weisberg
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This provocative new book posits how the tacit principle of "willful ignorance" has led to a deep divide between qualitative and quantitative modes of research that will increasingly constrain scientific progress unless bridged by a broadened conception... (read more)

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Mathematical Curiosities: A Treasure Trove of Unexpected Entertainments (Halo)
Mathematical Curiosities: A Treasure Trove of Unexpected Entertainments (Halo)
by Alfred S. Posamentier
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ALFRED S. POSAMENTIER is dean of the School of Education and professor of mathematics education at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, New York. Previously, he had the same positions at the City College of the City University of New York for forty years.  ... (read more)

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Things Every Designer Needs to Know about People: Learn by Video (Learn by Video)
Things Every Designer Needs to Know about People: Learn by Video (Learn by Video)
by Susan Weinschenk
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If you want to design intuitive and engaging web sites, apps, print materials or products, then you need to know the psychology that underlies people's behavior. 100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People explores both the foundational and... (read more)

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Mars Up Close: Inside the Curiosity Mission
Mars Up Close: Inside the Curiosity Mission
by Marc Kaufman
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MARC KAUFMAN writes about NASA and space science for NationalGeographic.com/NewsWatch and The Washington Post, where he was a reporter on the national staff for 10 years. Kirkus listed his previous book, First Contact, as one of the best nonfiction... (read more)

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Progress in Inorganic Chemistry #115: Progress in Inorganic Chemistry
Progress in Inorganic Chemistry #115: Progress in Inorganic Chemistry
by Kenneth D. Karlin
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This series provides inorganic chemists and materials scientists with a forum for critical, authoritative evaluations of advances in every area of the discipline. Volume 59 continues to report recent advances with a significant, up-to-date selection of... (read more)

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Functional Thinking: Paradigm Over Syntax
Functional Thinking: Paradigm Over Syntax
by Neal Ford
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Learning the syntax of a new language is easy, but learning to think under a different paradigm is difficult. This practical guide from renowned software architect Neal Ford helps you transition from a Java-writing imperative programmer to a functional... (read more)

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Gas Insulated Substations (Wiley - IEEE)
Gas Insulated Substations (Wiley - IEEE)
by Hermann (edt) Koch
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Comprehensive reference covering all aspects of gas insulated substations including basic principles, technology, use & application, design, specification, testing and ownership issues This book provides an overview on the particular development... (read more)

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The Photographer's Workflow: Adobe Lightroom 5 and Photoshop CC: Learn by Video (Learn by Video)
The Photographer's Workflow: Adobe Lightroom 5 and Photoshop CC: Learn by Video (Learn by Video)
by Mikkel Aaland
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As part of its Creative Cloud subscription offering, Adobe has introduced the Photoshop Photography Program. Designed exclusively for photographers, it provides easy and affordable access to both Photoshop CC and Lightroom 5. This video training program,... (read more)

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Introduction to Game Design, Prototyping, and Development: From Concept to Playable Game with Unity and C# (Game Design/Usability)
Introduction to Game Design, Prototyping, and Development: From Concept to Playable Game with Unity and C# (Game Design/Usability)
by Jeremy Gibson
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Game development and design are among today's fastest-growing technical fields, now supported by programs in hundreds of colleges and universities. Today's #1 game development platform and engine is Unity, and C# is the most powerful language... (read more)

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The Practical Preppers Complete Guide to Disaster Preparedness
The Practical Preppers Complete Guide to Disaster Preparedness
by Scott Hunt
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A complete guide to disaster preparedness from Scott Hunt, CEO of Practical Preppers and a nationally recognized preparedness expert The world we live in is an unstable one. From natural disasters of biblical proportions to concerns about the... (read more)

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