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13 Things That Don't Make Sense: The Most Intriguing Scientific Mysteries Of Our Time by Michael Brooks (More from this author). Added: In the last week

When we look to the “anomalies” that science can’t explain, we often discover where science is about to go. Here are a few of the anomalies that Michael Brooks investigates in 13 Things That Don’t... read more


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Sapiens: A Brief History Of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari (More from this author). Added: In the last week

100,000 years ago, at least six human species inhabited the earth. Today there is just one. Us. Homo sapiens. How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors... read more


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The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins (More from this author). Added: In the last week

Discover magazine recently called Richard Dawkins "Darwin's Rottweiler" for his fierce and effective defense of evolution. Prospect magazine voted him among the top three public intellectuals in the... read more


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Who Wnts 2 No? (Cybernuts) by Steve Barlow, Steve Skidmore (More from this author). Added: In the last week

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Gaia: A New Look At Life On Earth by James Lovelock (More from this author). Added: In the last week

In this classic work that continues to inspire its many readers, Jim Lovelock puts forward his idea that life on earth functions as a single organism. Written for non-scientists, Gaia is a journey... read more


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Surely You're Joking Mr Feynman: Adventures Of A Curious Character As Told To Ralph Leighton by Ralph Leighton, Richard P. Feynman (More from this author). Added: In the last month

A series of anecdotes, such as are included in Surely You're Joking, Mr Feynman, shouldn't by rights add up to an autobiography, but that's just one of the many pieces of received wisdom that Nobel... read more


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The Information by James Gleick (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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The New Science Of Strong Materials by J. E. Gordon (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Why isn't wood weaker that it is? Why isn't steel stronger? Why does glass sometimes shatter and sometimes bend like spring? Why do ships break in half? What is a liquid and is treacle one? All these... read more


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The Filter Bubble [Audiobook CD] by Eli Pariser (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Imagine a world where all the news you see is defined by your salary, where you live, and who your friends are. Imagine a world where you never discover new ideas. And where you can't have... read more


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Mother Tongue: The English Language by Bill Bryson (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Who would have thought that a book about the English language would be so entertaining? Certainly not this grammar-allergic reviewer, but The Mother Tongue pulls it off admirably. Bill ... read more


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Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze?: And 114 Other Questions (New Scientist) by New Scientist (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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How To Fossilise Your Hamster: And Other Amazing Experiments For The Armchair Scientist by Mick O'Hare (More from this author). Added: In the last month

How can you measure the speed of light with chocolate and a microwave? Why do yo-yos yo-yo? Why does urine smell so peculiar after eating asparagus (includes helpful recipe)? How long does it take to... read more


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Do Polar Bears Get Lonely?: And 101 Other Intriguing Science Questions by New Scientist (More from this author). Added: In the last month

"Do Polar Bears Get Lonely?" is the third compilation of readers' answers to the questions in the 'Last Word' column of "New Scientist", the world's best-selling science weekly. Following the... read more


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Does Anything Eat Wasps?: And 101 Other Questions (New Scientist) by "New Scientist" (More from this author). Added: In the last month

How fat do you have to be to become bulletproof? Why do people have eyebrows? Why do pineapples have spines? How much does a head weigh? What affects the... read more


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Schott's Original Miscellany by Ben Schott (More from this author). Added: In the last month

Impossible to read at one sitting, but utterly unputdownable, Schott's Original Miscellany is a unique collection of fabulous trivia.What other book boasts an index that includes shoelace lengths,... read more


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The Cloudspotter's Guide by Gavin Pretor-Pinney (More from this author). Added: In the last month

A quirky, clever guide for everyone who loves to look up. Where do clouds come from? Why do they look the way they do? And why have they captured the imagination of timeless artists, Romantic poets,... read more


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Introducing Freud by Richard Appignanesi (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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We Are Anonymous by Parmy Olson (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work And Think by Viktor Mayer-Schonberger, Kenneth Cukier (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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The Signal And The Noise: The Art And Science Of Prediction by Nate Silver (More from this author). Added: In the last month

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