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How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking
How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking
by Jordan Ellenberg
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The Freakonomics of math—a math-world superstar unveils the hidden beauty and logic of the world and puts its power in our hands The math we learn in school can seem like a dull set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. In... (read more)

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The Canon: A Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of Science
The Canon: A Whirligig Tour of the Beautiful Basics of Science
by Natalie Angier
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Another winner from one of the best science writers around, The Canon, like Bill Bryson's Short History of Nearly Everything, provides a pleasurable understanding of science.... (read more)

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Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions (Dover Thrift Editions)
Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Edwin A Abbott
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This masterpiece of science (and mathematical) fiction is a delightfully unique and highly entertaining satire that has charmed readers for more than 100 years. The work of English clergyman, educator and Shakespearean scholar Edwin A. Abbott (1838-1926),... (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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The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements
The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements
by Sam Kean
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Sam Kean proves that chemistry makes for great storytelling with this entertaining look at the human stories behind the elements found in the periodic table. A delightful history of science, The Disappearing Spoon makes for both an engaging and... (read more)

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A Short History of Nearly Everything
A Short History of Nearly Everything
by Bill Bryson
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This learned and amusing work covers the origin of the universe to the human genome. A welcome journey with Bryson in typical wise and witty fashion.... (read more)

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Apocalyptic Planet: A Field Guide to the Future of the Earth (Vintage)
Apocalyptic Planet: A Field Guide to the Future of the Earth (Vintage)
by Craig Childs
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Ours is not a stable planet. It is prone to sudden, violent natural disasters and extremes of climate. In this exhilarating exploration of our globe, Craig Childs goes to where the apocalypse can be seen now. From the driest deserts of Chile, through the... (read more)

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Organic Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
by Janice Smith
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Serious Science with an Approach Built for Todays Students Smith's Organic Chemistry continues to breathe new life into the organic chemistry world. This new third edition retains its popular delivery of organic chemistry content in a student-friendly... (read more)

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Science and Religion: A Historical Introduction
Science and Religion: A Historical Introduction
by Gary B Ferngren
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Written by distinguished historians of science and religion, the thirty essays in this volume survey the relationship of Western religious traditions to science from the beginning of the Christian era to the late twentieth century. This wide-ranging... (read more)

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The Map That Changed the World
The Map That Changed the World
by Simon Winchester
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In 1793, a canal digger named William Smith made a startling discovery. He found that by tracing the placement of fossils, which he uncovered in his excavations, one could follow layers of rocks as they dipped and rose and fell -- clear across England... (read more)

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Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think
Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think
by Peter Diamandis
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Providing abundance is humanity’s grandest challenge—this is a book about how we rise to meet it.   We will soon be able to meet and exceed the basic needs of every man, woman and child on the planet. Abundance for all is within... (read more)

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The Hunt for Zero Point: Inside the Classified World of Antigravity Technology
The Hunt for Zero Point: Inside the Classified World of Antigravity Technology
by Nick Cook
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-281) and index.... (read more)

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The Holographic Universe
The Holographic Universe
by Michael Talbot
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The Holographic Universe by Michael Talbot is one of my favorite books. Fascinating. Amazing! Physics, swamis, waves, and particles. Extremely readable.... (read more)

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Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs
by Walter Isaacson
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FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE BESTSELLING BIOGRAPHIES OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AND ALBERT EINSTEIN, THIS IS THE EXCLUSIVE BIOGRAPHY OF STEVE JOBS. Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs conducted over two years—as well as interviews with more than... (read more)

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Algebra II for Dummies (For Dummies)
Algebra II for Dummies (For Dummies)
by Mary Jane Sterling
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Besides being an important area of math for everyday use, algebra is a passport to studying subjects like calculus, trigonometry, number theory, and geometry, just to name a few. To understand algebra is to possess the power to grow your skills and... (read more)

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The Fantastic Inventions of Nikola Tesla
The Fantastic Inventions of Nikola Tesla
by Nikola Tesla and David Hatcher Childress
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From the publishers that bring you such cherished yumminess as The Case for the Face, Who Killed Diana?, and Dark Moon comes this fine printing of some of Tesla's own writings along with additional material by David Hatcher Childress. Includes: The... (read more)

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The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality
The Fabric of the Cosmos: Space, Time, and the Texture of Reality
by Brian Greene
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Using Simpsons and X-Files examples, Brian Greene explains our current understanding of the universe. Whereas The Elegant Universe was primarily about the obscure, largely theoretical world of susperstring theory, Fabric of the Cosmos holds to more solid... (read more)

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Prefabulous + Almost Off the Grid: Your Path to Building an Energy-Independent Home
Prefabulous + Almost Off the Grid: Your Path to Building an Energy-Independent Home
by Sheri Koones
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Prefabrication offers a simple path to the green home of your dreams, and in her latest book, Prefabulous author Sheri Koones highlights the many ways of using prefabrication to create almost-off-the-grid homes—houses that are not only... (read more)

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Clock Repairing as a Hobby: An Illustrated How-To Guide for the Beginner
Clock Repairing as a Hobby: An Illustrated How-To Guide for the Beginner
by Harold Caleb Kelly
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It covers the theory behind clock movement and design, including the particulars of escapements, pendulums, balance wheels, and even the sheet music for popular chimes. The American striking clock, the 400-day clock, and the alarm clock receive special... (read more)

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Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RNA(R) Examination
Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RNA(R) Examination
by Linda Anne Silvestri
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There is a reason Saunders Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX-RN? Examination has been called the best NCLEX exam review book ever. You'll find everything you need to review for the NCLEX exam under one cover - complete content review and over 4,500... (read more)

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