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When Science Stands Up To Creationism

Overwhelming hard data from biology, geology and anthropology — gathered with a firm grasp of the workings of evolution — prove false the claims made by creationists.<p>Earth is not 6,000 years old and it wasn't shaped by a great flood 4,500 years ago. (Earth is 4.5 billion years old.) Humans and …

Grand Canyon

Kissing Is a Really Big Deal, According to Science

There’s a weird paradox out there in the dating world. On one hand, it’s known that Mr. or Mrs. Right will magically appear when the time is right — and that being single until then is totally the norm. On the other, it’s expected that you use Tinder’s gender update to pull in more potential …

The Logic-Defying Double-Slit Experiment Is Even Weirder Than You Thought

Just by observing the process of the experiment, everything changes.<p>Do you remember the double-slit experiment? It's one of the weirder experiments in modern physics, and cuts to the heart of the weirdness of quantum mechanics. Basically, waves that pass through two narrow, parallel slits will form …

Ebola: The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus

• <b>Author:</b> David Quammen<p>“A frightening and fascinating masterpiece of science reporting that reads like a detective story.” —Walter Isaacson<p>In 1976 a deadly virus emerged from the Congo forest. As swiftly as it came, it disappeared, leaving no trace. Over the four decades since, Ebola has emerged …

Four Fish

• <b>Author:</b> Paul Greenberg<p><b>"A necessary book for anyone truly interested in what we take from the sea to eat, and how, and why." -Sam Sifton, The New York Times Book Review.</b><p>Writer and life-long fisherman Paul Greenberg takes us on a journey, examining the four fish that dominate our menus: salmon, sea …

Letters to a Young Scientist

• <b>Author:</b> Edward O. Wilson<p>Pulitzer Prize–winning biologist Edward O. Wilson imparts the wisdom of his storied career to the next generation.<br>Edward O. Wilson has distilled sixty years of teaching into a book for students, young and old. Reflecting on his coming-of-age in the South as a Boy Scout and a …

Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself

• <b>Author:</b> Joe Dispenza<p>You are not doomed by your genes and hardwired to be a certain way for the rest of your life. A new science is emerging that empowers all human beings to create the reality they choose. In <b>Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself</b>, renowned author, speaker, researcher, and …

American Catch

• <b>Author:</b> Paul Greenberg<p><b>"Greenberg’s breezy, engaging style weaves history, politics, environmental policy, and marine biology." --New Yorker</b><p>In <i>American Catch</i>, award-winning author Paul Greenberg takes the same skills that won him acclaim in Four Fish to uncover the tragic unraveling of the nation’s …

Genome

• <b>Author:</b> Matt Ridley<p>The genome's been mapped.<br>But what does it mean?<p>Arguably the most significant scientific discovery of the new century, the mapping of the twenty-three pairs of chromosomes that make up the human genome raises almost as many questions as it answers. Questions that will profoundly …

Outliers

• <b>Author:</b> Malcolm Gladwell<p>In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high-achievers different?<p>His answer is that we pay too much …

Influence

• <b>Author:</b> Robert B. Cialdini, PhD<p>Influence, the classic book on persuasion, explains the psychology of why people say "yes"—and how to apply these understandings. Dr. Robert Cialdini is the seminal expert in the rapidly expanding field of influence and persuasion. His thirty-five years of rigorous, …

Murderous Minds

• <b>Author:</b> Dean A. Haycock<p><b>“Part true crime, part neuroscience and a page-turner from start to finish,” this is a look at the biology behind violent psychopathic behavior (Kirkus Reviews).</b><p>How many times have you seen a murder on the news or on a TV show like <i>CSI: Crime Scene Investigation</i>, and said to …