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Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World - and Why Things Are Better Than You Think
Rosling, Hans

$36.50 $13.69

Factfulness: The stress-reducing habit of only carrying opinions for which you have strong supporting facts.When asked simple questions about global trends - what percentage of the world’s population live in poverty; why the world’s population is increasing; how many girls finish school - we syst...


The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness
Montgomery, Sy

$22.00 $7.29

In pursuit of the wild, solitary, predatory octopus, popular naturalist Sy Montgomery has practiced true immersion journalism. From New England aquarium tanks to the reefs of French Polynesia and the Gulf of Mexico, she has befriended octopuses with strikingly different personalities—gentle Athen...


The Sixth Extinction
Kolbert, Elizabeth

$21.20 $11.49

OVER THE LAST HALF-BILLION YEARS, there have been Five mass extinctions, when the diversity of life on earth suddenly and dramatically contracted. Scientists around the world are currently monitoring the sixth extinction, predicted to be the most devastating extinction event s...


Field Guide to the Birds of North America (National Geographic, 7th Edition)
Alderfer, Jonathan

$39.73 $15.09

This fully revised edition of the best-selling North American bird field guide is the most up-to-date guide on the market. Perfect for beginning to advanced birders, it is the only book organized to match the latest American Ornithological Society taxonomy.With more than 2.75 million copies in pr...


The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative
Williams, Florence

$21.95 $7.29

From forest trails in Korea, to islands in Finland, to eucalyptus groves in California, Florence Williams investigates the science behind nature's positive effects on the brain. Delving into brand-new research, she uncovers the powers of the natural world to improve health, promote reflection and...


When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing
Pink, Daniel H.

$23.00 $7.29


The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements
Kean, Sam

$19.00 $10.09

Why did Gandhi hate iodine (I, 53)? How did radium (Ra, 88) nearly ruin Marie Curie's reputation? And why is gallium (Ga, 31) the go-to element for laboratory pranksters?* The Periodic Table is a crowning scientific achievement, but it's also a treasure trove of adventure, betrayal, and obsessio...


Loonshots: How to Nurture the Crazy Ideas That Win Wars, Cure Diseases, and Transform Industries
Bahcall, Safi

$38.99 $12.99

What do James Bond and Lipitor have in common? What can we learn about human nature and world history from a glass of water?In Loonshots, physicist and entrepreneur Safi Bahcall reveals a surprising new way of thinking about the mysteries of group behavior that challenges everything we thought we...


The Human Body Coloring Book
DK Publishing

$22.95 $14.39

An essential workbook that will appeal to all students of anatomy, The Human Body Coloring Book takes an interactive approach to human anatomy that will help users learn, understand, and revisit the subject with ease.Drawing on an unparalleled library of state-of-the-art specialist anatomical ill...


The Right Stuff
Wolfe, Tom

$18.00 $5.79

From "America’s nerviest journalist" (Newsweek)--a breath-taking epic, a magnificent adventure story, and an investigation into the true heroism and courage of the first Americans to conquer space. "Tom Wolfe at his very best" (The New York Times Book Review)


The Science Book: Everything You Need to Know About the World and How It Works
Brain, Marshall (Foreword by)

$29.00 $12.29

The Science Book: Everything You Need to Know About the World and How It Works encapsulates centuries of scientific thought in one volume. Natural phenomena, revolutionary inventions, scientific facts, and the most up-to-date questions are all explained in detailed text that is complemented by vi...


The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
Greene, Brian

$23.78 $8.69

Brian Greene, one of the world's leading string theorists, peels away layers of mystery to reveal a universe that consists of eleven dimensions, where the fabric of space tears and repairs itself, and all matter—from the smallest quarks to the most gargantuan supernovas—is generated b...


Where Good Ideas Come From
Johnson, Steven

$18.00 $8.69

The printing press, the pencil, the flush toilet, the battery-these are all great ideas. But where do they come from? What kind of environment breeds them? What sparks the flash of brilliance? How do we generate the groundbreaking ideas that push forward our lives, our society, our culture? Stev...


Cradle to Cradle
McDonough, William

$39.95 $12.99

"Reduce, reuse, recycle" urge environmentalists; in other words, do more with less in order to minimize damage. As William McDonough and Michael Braungart argue in their provocative, visionary book, however, this approach perpetuates a one-way, "cradle to grave" manufacturing model that dates to ...


Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time
Sobel, Dava

$18.55 $8.69

A new edition of Dava Sobel's classic of history and science - the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time - with a foreword by the first man to walk on the moon and eight pages of color illustrations.


Einstein: His LIfe and Universe
Isaacson, Walter

$21.95 $12.99

How did his mind work? What made him a genius? Isaacson's biography of Einstein shows how his scientific imagination sprang from the rebellious nature of his personality. His fascinating story is a testament to the connection between creativity and freedom. Based on newly released personal letter...


Galaxy Girls: 50 Amazing Stories of Women in Space
Jackson, Libby

$24.99 $9.39

Filled with beautiful full-color illustrations, a groundbreaking compendium honoring the amazing true stories of fifty inspirational women who helped fuel some of the greatest achievements in space exploration from the nineteenth century to today - including Hidden Figure’s Mary Jackson and Kathe...


The Thing with Feathers
Strycker, Noah

$18.00 $8.69

An entertaining and profound look at the lives of birds, illuminating their surprising world - and deep connection with humanity.   Birds are highly intelligent animals, yet their intelligence is dramatically different from our own and has been little understood. As we learn more about the s...


Brain Food: The Surprising Science of Eating for Cognitive Power
Mosconi, Lisa

$35.69 $12.99

How to eat for maximum brain power and health from an expert in both neuroscience and nutrition.Like our bodies, our brains have very specific food requirements. And in this eye-opening book from an author who is both a neuroscientist and a certified integrative nutritionist, we learn what should...


When Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon
Mezrich, Joshua D.

$37.08 $12.29

A gifted surgeon illuminates one of the most profound, awe-inspiring, and deeply affecting achievements of modern day medicine—the movement of organs between bodies—in this exceptional work of death and life that takes its place besides Atul Gawande’s Complications, Siddhartha Mukherjee’s The Emp...


Head Strong: The Bulletproof Plan to Activate Untapped Brain Energy to Work Smarter and Think Faster-In Just Two Weeks
Asprey, Dave

$34.99 $13.69

For the last decade, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Dave Asprey has worked with world-renowned doctors and scientists to uncover the latest, most innovative methods for making humans perform better - a process known as "biohacking." In his first book, The Bulletproof Diet, he shared his biohacking t...


Natural Wonders of the World
Dk Publishing

$65.00 $22.89

Discover Earth's most beautiful and fascinating natural landmarks. From the spectacular granite domes of Yosemite to the reefs of the Bahama Banks and the ice sheets of the Antarctic, this is an unparalleled survey of the world's natural treasures.From the Rocky Mountains to the Great barrier Ree...


The Hacking of the American Mind: The Science Behind the Corporate Takeover of Our Bodies and Brains
Lustig, Robert H

$36.00 $13.69

The New York Times–bestselling author of Fat Chance reveals the corporate scheme to sell pleasure, driving the international epidemic of addiction, depression, and chronic disease.While researching the toxic and addictive properties of sugar for his New York Times bestseller Fat Chance, Robert Lu...


The Hacking of the American Mind: The Science Behind the Corporate Takeover of Our Bodies and Brains
Lustig, Robert H.

$23.00 $7.99

The New York Times–bestselling author of Fat Chance reveals the corporate scheme to sell pleasure, driving the international epidemic of addiction, depression, and chronic disease.While researching the toxic and addictive properties of sugar for his New York Times bestseller Fat Chance, Robert Lu...


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