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A History of Plants in Fifty Fossils

Kenrick, Paul · SMITHSONIAN INST PR

An illustrated history of plants presented through the stories of 50 key fossil discoveries This is the lively, fully illustrated story of plant life on Earth as revealed through some of the most significant fossil discoveries ever made. Beginning with the origins of plant life in the sea,...
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Neutron Stars: The Quest to Understand the Zombies of the Cosmos

Katia Moskvitch · Harvard University Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Neutron stars are as bewildering as they are elusive. The remnants of exploded stellar giants, they are tiny, merely twenty kilometers across, and incredibly dense. One teaspoon of a neutron star would weigh several million tons. They can spin up to a thousand times per second, they possess...
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Saving Your Digital Past, Present, and Future: A Step-by-Step Guide

Vanessa Reyes · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 96
Format: Hardcover

A concise guide to managing your digital life.Today, we collect and store an ever-increasing volume of digital personal information on convenient portable devices and create substantial amounts of personal textual and visual digital information on their personal computers. We have become...
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Pretty Bitches: On Being Called Crazy, Angry, Bossy, Frumpy, Feisty, and All the Other Words That Are Used to Undermine Women

Skurnick, Lizzie · SEAL PR CA
Format: Book

These empowering essays from leading women writers examine the power of the gendered language that is used to diminish women -- and imagine a more liberated world.

 
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Dinosaurs - The Grand Tour, Second Edition: Everything Worth Knowing About Dinosaurs from Aardonyx to Zuniceratops

Keiron Pim · The Experiment
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

We live in a golden age of archaeological discovery - the perfect time to dig into the spectacular world of dinosaurs. From Aardonyx, a lumbering beast that formed a link between two‑ and four‑legged dinosaurs, to Zuniceratops, who boasted a deadly pair of horns, Dinosaurs - The Grand...
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Unplugged Play: Preschool: 235 Games & Activities for Ages 3-5

Conner, Bobbi · WORKMAN PR
Format: Book

From Animal Doctor to Lunch Bag Puppet, Letter Hunt to Life-Size Me, here are more than 200 screen-free games and activities to help kids enjoy the wholesome, old-fashioned experience of playing creatively and freely...without technology. There are outdoor games and indoor games, games...

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The Story of Life in 10 1/2 Species

Marianne Taylor · The MIT Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

If an alien visitor were to collect ten souvenir life forms to represent life on earth, which would they be? This is the thought-provoking premise of Marianne Taylor's The Story of Life in 10 and a Half Species. Each life forms explains a key aspect about life on Earth. From the sponge...
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Unplugged Play: Grade School: 235 Games & Activites for Ages 6-10

Conner, Bobbi · WORKMAN PR
Format: Book

From Fortune-Teller to Draw Me a Story, Spillin’ the Beans to Monkeyshines, here are more than 200 screen-free games and activities to help kids enjoy the wholesome, old-fashioned experience of playing creatively and freely... without technology. There are outdoor games and indoor...

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Rituals for Virtual Meetings: Creative Ways to Engage People and Strengthen Relationships

Kursat Ozenc · Wiley; 1st edition
Format: 1st Edition

We rely on virtual meetings now more than ever. However, they can often feel awkward, monotonous, and frustrating. If you're not thrilled with your virtual meetings, rituals can help your group break through to better results by providing structures that unlock freedom. With rituals,...
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How the World Looks to a Bee: And Other Moments of Science

Don Glass
Format: Paperback

What can you learn about your world in just a moment? Have you ever wondered why the sky is blue? Or whether dogs can read our facial expressions? Don Glass and experts in their fields answer these questions and many more. Written for readers of all ages with no background in science required,...
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Wag: The Science of Making Your Dog Happy

Zazie Todd · Greystone Books
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

"Zazie Todd does dogs the immeasurably good favor of taking their happiness seriously. Todd is dialed in to the science of dogs and a thoughtful trainer of dogs. Everything she writes about, you want to know. Wag is a welcome addition to the books geared to helping you help your...

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The Secret Lives of Planets: Order, Chaos, and Uniqueness in the Solar System

Murdin, Paul · PEGASUS BOOKS

We have the impression that the solar system is perfectly regular like a clock or a planetarium instrument. On a short timescale it is. But, seen in a longer perspective, the planets, and their satellites, have exciting lives, full of events.For example, did you know that Saturn's moon,...
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The Future Earth: A Radical Vision for What's Possible in the Age of Warming

Eric Holthaus · HarperOne
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

The first hopeful book about climate change, The Future Earth shows readers how to reverse the short- and long-term effects of climate change over the next three decades.The basics of climate science are easy. We know it is entirely human-caused. Which means its solutions will be similarly...
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The Rise of Wolf 8: Witnessing the Triumph of Yellowstone's Underdog

Rick McIntyre
Format: Paperback

"The powerful origin story of one of Yellowstone's greatest and most famous wolves." - Washington PostBook One in The Alpha Wolves of Yellowstone Series. Book Two, The Reign of Wolf 21, is coming September 29, 2020.Yellowstone National Park was once home to an abundance of wild...
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Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art

Sykes, Rebecca Wragg · BLOOMSBURY
Format: Book

In Kindred, Neanderthal expert Rebecca Wragg Sykes shoves aside the cliché of the shivering ragged figure in an icy wasteland, and reveals the Neanderthal you don’t know, our ancestor who lived across vast and diverse tracts of Eurasia and survived through...

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Plague of Corruption: Restoring Faith in the Promise of Science

Kent Heckenlively · Skyhorse
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

"Kent Heckenlively and Judy Mikovits are the new dynamic duo fighting corruption in science." - Ben Garrison, America's #1 political satirist

Dr. Judy Mikovits is a modern-day Rosalind Franklin, a brilliant researcher shaking up the old boys' club of science with her groundbreaking...
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Cursed Objects: Strange but True Stories of the World's Most Infamous Items

J. W. Ocker · Quirk Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

They're lurking in museums, graveyards, and private homes. Their often tragic and always bizarre stories have inspired countless horror movies, reality TV shows, novels, and campfire tales. They're cursed objects, and all they need to unleash a wave of misfortune is . . . you. Many...
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Angry Weather: Heat Waves, Floods, Storms, and the New Science of Climate Change

Friederike Otto · Greystone Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A pioneering scientist solves a pressing climate question: Can we pin the blame for individual extreme weather events on humans?Massive fires, widespread floods, category 4 hurricanes - weather disasters are becoming more frequent each year, but not everyone agrees on what causes them....
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Wolf Island: Discovering the Secrets of a Mythic Animal

L. David Mech

In the late 1940s, a small pack of wolves crossed the ice of Lake Superior to the island wilderness of Isle Royale, creating a perfect "laboratory" for a long-term study of predators and prey. As the wolves hunted and killed the island's moose, a young graduate student named...
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Backyard Guide to the Night Sky, 2nd Edition

Andrew Fazekas · National Geographic
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Explore the star-studded cosmos with this fully updated, user-friendly skywatcher's guide, filled with charts, graphics, photographs, and expert tips for viewing -- and understanding -- the wonders of space.

Stargazing's too much fun to leave to astronomers. In these inviting pages,...
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Broke Millennial Talks Money: Scripts, Stories, and Advice to Navigate Awkward Financial Conversations

Erin Lowry
Format: Paperback

Let's face it--talking about money is always awkward. In this user-friendly and approachable guide, finance writer Erin Lowry helps take the stress out of these tricky conversations. With scripts, tips, and troubleshooting advice, she takes you through every possible money talk scenario,...
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You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories about Racism

Amber Ruffin
Format: Hardcover

Now a writer and performer on Late Night with Seth Meyers and host of The Amber Ruffin Show, Amber Ruffin lives in New York, where she is no one's First Black Friend and everyone is, as she puts it, "stark raving normal." But Amber's sister Lacey? She's still living...
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Biohack Your Brain: How to Boost Cognitive Health, Performance & Power

Kristen Willeumier · William Morrow
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A neuroscientist's groundbreaking, science-driven plan for revitalizing, nourishing and rejuvenating your most essential asset - your brain.Your brain is the most essential organ in your body. The brain and spinal cord are intimately connected to every bodily system and organ, so when...
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Know Yourself, Know Your Money: Discover WHY you handle money the way you do, and WHAT to do about it!

Rachel Cruze
Format: Hardcover

Get clarity and control over your money faster by learning more about yourself!The basics of personal finance, like budgeting and saving, may be black and white, but there are deeper reasons you make the choices you do with money. That's why, in Know Yourself, Know Your Money, #1 New York...
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The Dry Challenge: How to Lose the Booze for Dry January, Sober October, and Any Other Alcohol-Free Month

Hilary Sheinbaum
Format: Hardcover

Trend journalist, on-air host, and lifestyle expert Hilary Sheinbaum explores the incredible life-changing benefits of abstaining from alcohol for one month and provides a comprehensive guide to help you tackle Dry January, Sober October, and other booze-free challenges.For many people,...
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