Science

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    The Science of Everyday Life
    An Entertaining and Enlightening Examination of Everything We Do and Everything We See
    By Len Fisher
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Scientists are in the business of trying to understand the world. Exploring commonplace phenomena, they have uncovered some of nature’s deepest laws. We can in turn apply these laws to our own lives, to better grasp and enhance our performance in daily activities as varied as cooking, home improvement,... [READ MORE]
    Scientific Discovery from the Brilliant to the Bizarre
    The Doctor Who Weighed the Soul, and Other True Tales
    By Len Fisher
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Winner of the IgNobel Prize in physics and the 2004 American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award, Len Fisher showed just how much fun science can be in his enthusiastically praised debut, How to Dunk a Doughnut. In this new work, he reveals that science sometimes takes a path through the ridiculous... [READ MORE]
    A Naturalist's Voyage Round the World
    The Voyage of the Beagle
    By Charles Darwin
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    When On the Origin of Species came out in 1859, it changed the understanding of life and was the foundation of evolutionary biology. All the material that he received for this book was from the famous expeditions he took on the Beagle during the 1830s. This is the story of that voyage.A Naturalist’s... [READ MORE]
    The Quantum Rules
    How the Laws of Physics Explain Love, Success, and Everyday Life
    By Kunal K. Das
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Now a New York Times Bestseller! Here is a book to lead you through the fascinating intersections of life and physics with humor and intelligence. Find out how the laws of physics define every aspect of our lives and society, from human nature and relationships to geopolitical issues like financial markets,... [READ MORE]
    Vaccine Epidemic
    How Corporate Greed, Biased Science, and Coercive Government Threaten Our Human Rights, Our Health, and Our Children
    Edited by Louise Kuo Habakus, Edited by Mary Holland, Edited by Kim Mack Rosenberg
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Public health officials state that vaccines are safe and effective, but the truth is far more complicated. Vaccination is a serious medical intervention that always carries the potential to injure and cause death as well as to prevent disease. Coercive vaccination policies deprive people of free and... [READ MORE]
    Can You Drill a Hole Through Your Head and Survive?
    180 Fascinating Questions and Amazing Answers about Science, Health, and Nature
    Edited by Simon Rogers
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Have you ever wondered why people sleepwalk? Why LSD makes you hallucinate? If it is possible to cut through your arm with a pocket knife? Whether animals can be homosexual? Can You Drill a Hole Through Your Head and Survive? tackles questions such as why giant pandas are so bad at mating, how many people... [READ MORE]
    Accidental Medical Discoveries
    How Tenacity and Pure Dumb Luck Changed the World
    By Robert W. Winters
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Many of the world’s most important and life-saving devices and techniques were often discovered purely by accident. Serendipity, timing, and luck played a part in the discovery of unintentional cures and breakthroughs: A plastic shard in an RAF pilot’s eye leads to the use of plastic for the implantable... [READ MORE]
    Spare Parts
    In Praise of Your Appendix and Other Unappreciated Organs
    By Carol Ann Rinzler
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    A tribute to the parts we can live without... or can we?This book sheds light on human body parts once considered extraneous but now – with modern medicine and modern medical paraphernalia – shown to play an important role in our healthful survival. With wit and research-honed wisdom, health writer Carol... [READ MORE]
    Plague
    One Scientist’s Intrepid Search for the Truth about Human Retroviruses and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS), Autism, and Other Diseases
    By Kent Heckenlively, By Judy Mikovits
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    On July 22, 2009, a special meeting was held with twenty-four leading scientists at the National Institutes of Health to discuss early findings that a newly discovered retrovirus was linked to chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), prostate cancer, lymphoma, and eventually neurodevelopmental disorders in children.... [READ MORE]
    The Science of Star Wars
    The Scientific Facts Behind the Force, Space Travel, and More!
    By Mark Brake, By Jon Chase
    (Racehorse Publishing)
    Discover the science behind the most popular sci-fi franchise of all time. Capturing the imagination and hearts of crowds worldwide, Star Wars is a fantastic feat of science fiction and fantasy. We marvel at the variety of creatures and technology and the mystery behind the force. But how much of the... [READ MORE]
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