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Good Calories, Bad Calories
Good Calories, Bad Calories
Written by Gary Taubes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307267948
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Good Calories, Bad Calories

Written by Gary Taubes


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 25, 2007
Price: $12.99

For decades we have been taught that fat is bad for us, carbohydrates better, and that the key to a healthy weight is eating less and exercising more. Yet despite this advice, we have seen unprecedented epidemics of obesity and diabetes. Taubes argues that the problem lies in refined carbohydrates, like... Read more >
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Trying Not to Try
Trying Not to Try
Written by Edward Slingerland
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770437619
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Trying Not to Try
The Art and Science of Spontaneity
Written by Edward Slingerland


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $26.00

A deeply original exploration of the power of spontaneity—an ancient Chinese ideal that cognitive scientists are only now beginning to understand—and why it is so essential to our well-being
 
Why is it always hard to fall asleep the night before an important meeting? Or be charming and relaxed on a... Read more >
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The Demon in the Freezer
The Demon in the Freezer
Written by Richard Preston
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ISBN: 9780345466631
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The Demon in the Freezer
A True Story
Written by Richard Preston


Format: Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2003
Price: $7.99

“The bard of biological weapons captures
the drama of the front lines.”

-Richard Danzig, former secretary of the navy


The first major bioterror event in the United States-the anthrax attacks in October 2001-was a clarion call for scientists who work with “hot” agents to find ways of protecting civilian populations against biological weapons. In... Read more >
The Drunkard's Walk
The Drunkard's Walk
Written by Leonard Mlodinow
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307275172
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The Drunkard's Walk
How Randomness Rules Our Lives
Written by Leonard Mlodinow


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2009
Price: $15.95

With the born storyteller's command of narrative and imaginative approach, Leonard Mlodinow vividly demonstrates how our lives are profoundly informed by chance and randomness and how everything from wine ratings and corporate success to school grades and political polls are less reliable than we believe.

By showing us the true nature of... Read more >
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Wired for Story
Wired for Story
Written by Lisa Cron
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781607742456
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Wired for Story
The Writer's Guide to Using Brain Science to Hook Readers from the Very First Sentence
Written by Lisa Cron


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $14.99

This guide reveals how writers can utilize cognitive storytelling strategies to craft stories that ignite readers’ brains and captivate them through each plot element.

  Imagine knowing what the brain craves from every tale it encounters, what fuels the success of any great story, and what keeps readers transfixed. Wired for Story reveals... Read more >
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The Demon in the Freezer
The Demon in the Freezer
Written by Richard Preston
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ISBN: 9781588362452
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The Demon in the Freezer
A True Story
Written by Richard Preston


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 8, 2002
Price: $7.99

“The bard of biological weapons captures
the drama of the front lines.”

-Richard Danzig, former secretary of the navy


The first major bioterror event in the United States-the anthrax attacks in October 2001-was a clarion call for scientists who work with “hot” agents to find ways of protecting civilian populations against biological weapons. In... Read more >
Physics of the Future
Physics of the Future
Written by Michio Kaku
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385530811
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Physics of the Future
How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100
Written by Michio Kaku


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 15, 2011
Price: $12.99

Imagine, if you can, the world in the year 2100.

In Physics of the Future, Michio Kaku—the New York Times bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible—gives us a stunning, provocative, and exhilarating vision of the coming century based on interviews with over three hundred of the world’s top scientists who are...

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1493
1493
Written by Charles C. Mann
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307278241
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1493
Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
Written by Charles C. Mann


Format: Trade Paperback, 720 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $16.95

A deeply engaging new history of how European settlements in the post-Colombian Americas shaped the world, from the bestselling author of 1491. Presenting the latest research by biologists, anthropologists, archaeologists, and historians, Mann shows how the post-Columbian network of ecological and economic exchange fostered the rise of Europe, devastated imperial China...

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Super Brain
Super Brain
Written by Rudolph E. Tanzi and Deepak Chopra
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307956842
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Super Brain
Unleashing the Explosive Power of Your Mind to Maximize Health, Happiness, and Spiritual Well-Being
Written by Rudolph E. Tanzi and Deepak Chopra


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: November 6, 2012
Price: $11.99

A manual for relating to the brain in a revolutionary new way, Super Brain shows you how to use your brain as a gateway for achieving health, happiness, and spiritual growth. The authors are two pioneers: bestselling author and physician Deepak Chopra and Harvard Medical School professor Rudolph E. Tanzi, one... Read more >
The Periodic Table
The Periodic Table
Written by Paul Parsons
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781623651107
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The Periodic Table
A Visual Guide to the Elements
Written by Paul Parsons


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $14.95

As one of the most recognizable images in science, the periodic table is ingrained in our culture. First drawn up in 1869 by Dmitri Mendeleev, its 118 elements make up not only everything on our planet but also everything in the entire universe.

The Periodic Table looks at the fascinating story and... Read more >
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