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Roadside Geology of Oregon (Roadside Geology)
Roadside Geology of Oregon (Roadside Geology)
by David D Alt
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"[It] provides a handy and understandable account, either to read at home, or to carry along on trips."-Oregon Historical... (read more)

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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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Annals of the Former World
Annals of the Former World
by John McPhee
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In 1978, New Yorker science writer John McPhee set out on a series of road trips with prominent geologists. In each case, they remained close to Interstate 80, which spans the country at about the 40th parallel. McPhee's purpose was to write an... (read more)

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Head First SQL: Your Brain on SQL -- A Learner's Guide
Head First SQL: Your Brain on SQL -- A Learner's Guide
by Lynn Beighley
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Is your data dragging you down? Are your tables all tangled up? Well we've got the tools to teach you just how to wrangle your databases into submission. Using the latest research in neurobiology, cognitive science, and learning theory to craft a multi... (read more)

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The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science
The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science
by Richard Holmes
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Richard Holmes's The Age of Wonder is at once a history of Regency-era scientific discovery and a meditation on what the pursuit of science says about us as individuals and as a culture. Scrupulously researched and deftly told, this book is an epic... (read more)

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Cosmos
Cosmos
by Carl Sagan
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Based on Sagan's 13 part television series, "Cosmos" is about science in its broadest human context, and how science and civilization grew up together. With over 250 full-color illustrations.... (read more)

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The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies
The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies
by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee
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As we become more technologically advanced as a society, challenges such as job loss and failing industries are inevitable. In The Second Machine Age, a compelling case is made for shifting our policies toward preparing for technological progress and... (read more)

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The Abacus: The World's First Computer System: Where it Comes From, How it Works, and How to Use it to Perform Mathematical Feats Great and Small
The Abacus: The World's First Computer System: Where it Comes From, How it Works, and How to Use it to Perform Mathematical Feats Great and Small
by Jesse Dilson
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The abacus is as useful and effecient a machine today as it was when it was first created centures ago. Whether you're an expert in the latest computer technology or you're mastering arithmetic and word problems for the first time, it won't take long to... (read more)

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The Joy of X: A Guided Tour of Math, from One to Infinity
The Joy of X: A Guided Tour of Math, from One to Infinity
by Steven Strogatz
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Many people take math in high school and promptly forget much of it. But math plays a part in all of our lives all of the time, whether we know it or not. In The Joy of x, Steven Strogatz expands on his hit New York Times series to explain the big ideas... (read more)

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Volcanoes in Human History: The Far-Reaching Effects of Major Eruptions
Volcanoes in Human History: The Far-Reaching Effects of Major Eruptions
by J Zeilinga De Boer
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When the volcano Tambora erupted in Indonesia in 1815, as many as 100,000 people perished as a result of the blast and an ensuing famine caused by the destruction of rice fields on Sumbawa and neighboring islands. Gases and dust particles ejected into... (read more)

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In Search of Ancient Oregon: A Geological and Natural History
In Search of Ancient Oregon: A Geological and Natural History
by Ellen Morris Bishop
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The exciting story of how Oregon's diverse landscapes evolved is seen through 220 fine art quality photographs and beautiful writing.... (read more)

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The Northwest Green Home Primer: Hundreds of Ideas for Building, Remodeling, and Buying Green
The Northwest Green Home Primer: Hundreds of Ideas for Building, Remodeling, and Buying Green
by Kathleen O'Brien and Kathleen Smith
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Award-winning sustainable design and building consultant and teacher Kathleen O'Brien and architectural designer and sustainability consultant Kathleen smith offer advice that is both down-to-earth and cutting edge, with regional examples from new and... (read more)

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How to Teach Physics to Your Dog
How to Teach Physics to Your Dog
by Chad Orzel
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When physics professor Chad Orzel went to the pound to adopt a dog, he never imagined Emmy. She wasn’t just a friendly mutt who needed a home. Soon she was trying to use the strange ideas of quantum mechanics for the really important things in her... (read more)

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Geek Dad: Awesomely Geeky Projects and Activities for Dads and Kids to Share
Geek Dad: Awesomely Geeky Projects and Activities for Dads and Kids to Share
by Ken Denmead
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This book is awesome! You don't even need a kid to enjoy the imaginative and techie activities in Geek Dad. Sure, kids will love it, but don't let that stop you from picking up a copy for yourself.... (read more)

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A Brief History of Time: The Updated and Expanded Tenth Anniversary Edition
A Brief History of Time: The Updated and Expanded Tenth Anniversary Edition
by Stephen W Hawking
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A landmark volume in science writing by one of the great minds of our time, Stephen Hawking’s book explores such profound questions as: How did the universe begin—and what made its start possible? Does time always... (read more)

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Math Doesn't Suck: How to Survive Middle School Math Without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail
Math Doesn't Suck: How to Survive Middle School Math Without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail
by Danica McKellar
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The runaway national bestseller, now in... (read more)

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A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing
A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing
by Lawrence M. Krauss and Richard Dawkins
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Lawrence Krauss's new book, A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing, summarizes the continuing developments in the field of cosmology. In addition to championing these new insights in the study of modern physics, Krauss also... (read more)

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Vector Analysis (Rea's Problem Solvers)
Vector Analysis (Rea's Problem Solvers)
by Rea
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Covers all topics of vector calculus, including vector differentiation and integration, theorems of Green and Stokes, and the divergence theorem. Special topics in tensor notation, linear algebra, differentiation geometry, and curvilinear coordinates are... (read more)

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Hesi Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination
Hesi Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN Examination
by Hesi
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Prepare for success on your HESI exit exam and the NCLEX-RN? The HESI Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN? Examination, 3rd Edition provides a comprehensive, all-in-one review of the information you need to know. Written in an easy-to-read outline... (read more)

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How to Teach Relativity to Your Dog
How to Teach Relativity to Your Dog
by Chad Orzel
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They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. But what about relativity?Physics professor Chad Orzel and his inquisitive canine companion, Emmy, tackle the concepts of general relativity in this irresistible introduction to Einstein’s... (read more)

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