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This is Improbable, Too: Synchronized Cows, Speedy Brain Extractors and More WTF Research

This is Improbable, Too: Synchronized Cows, Speedy Brain Extractors and...

Marc Abrahams

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Humour

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The mind behind the infamous Ig Nobel Prizes presents an addictive collection of improbable research all about us - and you... [more]

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Seeing What Others Don't: The Remarkable Ways We Gain Insights

Seeing What Others Don't: The Remarkable Ways We Gain Insights

Gary Klein

Popular science; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology

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Insights - like Darwin's understanding of the way evolution actually works, and Watson and Crick's breakthrough discoveries... [more]

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Dice World: Science and Life in a Random Universe

Dice World: Science and Life in a Random Universe

Brian Clegg

Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics; Popular science; Popular astronomy & space

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Brian Clegg takes readers on an incredible trip around our random universe and the chaos that underpins it. [more]

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You Are the Music: How Music Reveals What it Means to be Human

You Are the Music: How Music Reveals What it Means to be Human

Victoria Williamson

Theory of music & musicology; Psychology; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular psychology

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A deft, unique exploration of how music makes us who we are, throughout our lives. [more]

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Sharks: The Animal Answer Guide

Sharks: The Animal Answer Guide

Gene S. Helfman, George H Burgess

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Biology, life sciences; Fishes (ichthyology); Wildlife: aquatic creatures; The Earth: natural history general

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Answering every conceivable question about sharks, this book describes the biology, behavior, diversity (there are more than... [more]

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What did the Romans know?: An Inquiry into Science and Worldmaking

What did the Romans know?: An Inquiry into Science and Worldmaking

Daryn Lehoux

History; Classical history & classical civilisation; Archaeology; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; History of science

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Examining the tools and methods that the Romans employed for their investigations of nature, as well as their cultural, intellectual,... [more]

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The Year Without Summer: 1816 and the Volcano That Darkened the World and Changed History

The Year Without Summer: 1816 and the Volcano That Darkened the World and...

William K Klingaman, Nicholas P Klingaman

Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Mathematics & Sciences; Meteorology & climatology; Natural disasters; Weather

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In the tradition of Krakatoa and Guns, Germs, and Steel comes a sweeping history of the year 1816, when there was no summer.... [more]

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Basic Math & Pre-algebra Workbook For Dummies(R)

Basic Math & Pre-algebra Workbook For Dummies(R)

Mark Zegarelli

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Basic Math and Pre-Algebra Workbook For Dummies, 2nd Edition helps take the guesswork out of solving math equations and will... [more]

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Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us

Salt, Sugar, Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us

Michael Moss

Food manufacturing & related industries; Medicine; Popular science; Food & beverage technology

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In China, for the first time, the people who weigh too much now outnumber those who weigh too little. In Mexico, the obesity... [more]

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Before Galileo: The Birth of Modern Science in Medieval Europe

Before Galileo: The Birth of Modern Science in Medieval Europe

John Freely

Mathematics & Sciences; History of science

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How science was born in a religious age [more]

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The Nature Magpie: A Cornucopia of Facts, Anecdotes, Folklore and Literature from the Natural World

The Nature Magpie: A Cornucopia of Facts, Anecdotes, Folklore and Literature...

Daniel Allen

Mathematics & Sciences; The natural world, country life & pets

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The Nature Magpie picks the choicest morsels from history, literature, philosophy, science and more of the natural world.... [more]

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The Amoeba in the Room: Lives of the Microbes

The Amoeba in the Room: Lives of the Microbes

Nicholas P. Money

Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Microbiology (non-medical)

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Exploring the variety of the microbial world, Nicholas P. Money argues for a radical change of perspective. As molecular... [more]

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Climate Change: What It Means for Us, Our Children, and Our Grandchildren

Climate Change: What It Means for Us, Our Children, and Our Grandchildren...

Joseph F. C. DiMento, Pamela Doughman

Mathematics & Sciences; Meteorology & climatology; Global warming; Nuclear issues

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Explains what science knows about climate change, how it will affect us, its impact on different areas, and what we can do... [more]

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The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II

The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World...

Denise Kiernan

Autobiography: general; Biography: historical, political & military; Autobiography: historical, political & military; Second World War; Gender studies: women; Mathematics & Sciences

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Kiernan traces the astonishing story of the unsung World War II workers in Oak Ridge, Tennessee--one of the Manhattan Project's... [more]

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My Beloved Brontosaurus: On the Road with Old Bones, New Science, and Our Favorite Dinosaurs

My Beloved Brontosaurus: On the Road with Old Bones, New Science, and Our...

Brian Switek

Popular culture; Mathematics & Sciences; Palaeontology; Dinosaurs & the prehistoric world

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The brilliant dinosaur fanatic Switek investigates the tension between dinosaurs as scientific objects and pop-culture icons... [more]

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Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason and the Gap Between Us and Them

Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason and the Gap Between Us and Them

Joshua Greene

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Psychology; Psychology: emotions; Neurosciences

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A pioneering neuroscientist reveals how our social instincts turn Me into Us, but turn Us against Them - and what we can do... [more]

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Basic Math & Pre-algebra For Dummies(R)

Basic Math & Pre-algebra For Dummies(R)

Mark Zegarelli

Mathematics & Sciences; Mathematics

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Tips for simplifying tricky basic math and pre-algebra operations Whether... [more]

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Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data

Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data

Charles Wheelan

Economic statistics; Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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The bestselling author of Naked Economics defies the odds with a book aboutstatistics that readers will welcome and enjoy.... [more]

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30-second Brain

30-second Brain

Anil Seth

Public health & preventive medicine; Popular science; Neurosciences; Children's & Educational

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The bestselling 30-Second... series takes a revolutionary approach to learning about those subjects you feel you really should... [more]

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A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

Carl Schaschke

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Biochemical engineering; Chemical engineering; Materials science

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This new dictionary provides a quick and authoritative point of reference for chemical engineering, covering areas such as... [more]

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A Dictionary of Zoology

A Dictionary of Zoology

Michael Allaby

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Zoology & animal sciences; Wildlife: general interest

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The most up-to-date and authoritative dictionary of zoology available. It contains over 6,000 A-Z entries covering all aspects... [more]

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Geoarchaeology of Aboriginal Landscapes in Semi-Arid Australia

Geoarchaeology of Aboriginal Landscapes in Semi-Arid Australia

Patricia Fanning, Simon Holdaway

History; Landscape archaeology; Mathematics & Sciences; History of science; Earth Sciences, Geography, Environment & Planning; Earth sciences; Historical geology; The environment; Applied ecology; Management of land & natural resources

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This book provides readers with a unique understanding of the ways in which Aboriginal people interacted with their environment... [more]

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Butterflies CloseUp

Butterflies CloseUp

Wild Dog Books

Photographs: collections; Insects (entomology); Children's & Educational

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Take a closer look at these beautiful flying insects. Butterflies undergo one of the most amazing transformations experienced... [more]

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A Dictionary of Statistics

A Dictionary of Statistics

Graham J. G. Upton, Ian Cook

Reference works; Mathematics & Sciences; Probability & statistics

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This wide-ranging dictionary covers over 2,300 statistical terms in accessible, jargon-free language. All existing entries... [more]

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Deceit and Self-Deception: Fooling Yourself the Better to Fool Others

Deceit and Self-Deception: Fooling Yourself the Better to Fool Others

Robert L. Trivers

Hoaxes & deceptions; Science: general issues; Health & Self-Help; Popular psychology; Wildlife: general interest

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Looks at how and why we so often deceive ourselves. This book examines not only how we self-deceive, but also why, taking... [more]

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