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11 Nonfiction Books About Science That Will Explain The Weird, Wonderful World We Live In

Science! In many ways, we live in a thrilling era of scientific discovery. Some scientists are making breakthroughs in gene-editing and recycling …

Books

Lost at Sea

• <b>Author:</b> Jon Ronson<p><i>The New York Times</i>–bestselling author of <i>The Psychopath Test</i>, Jon Ronson writes about the dark, uncanny sides of humanity with clarity and humor. <i>Lost at Sea</i> reveals how deep our collective craziness lies, even in the most mundane circumstances.<p>Ronson investigates the strange things …

How to mix into a mastering chain

<b>It's generally accepted as good practise to keep mixing and mastering as two separate stages in production process. If you know what you're doing,</b> …

Music Production

11 Nonfiction Books That Explain The Mysteries Of The Human Body — Like WTF Is Kissing All About?

Every single one of you has a human body that is fascinating, wondrous, and surprising in many ways. If you are curious about how your body actually …

Books

What you should read, listen to and watch, according to David Sedaris

David Sedaris’ family has always been an anchor in his essays. Over several books, readers have gotten insight into the sibling alliances and …

Books

'Buzz' Offers An Adoration For Bees Amid Continued Die-Offs

Ecological statistics pertaining to bees carry a sting: More than 75 percent of the world's 115 primary crops require pollination or thrive better through interaction with pollinators.<p>Bees are the primary pollinators in the animal kingdom, yet sudden and massive die-offs of these insects began in …

Honey Bees

Nonfiction Book Review: This Is the Way the World Ends: How Droughts and Die-Offs, Heat Waves and Hurricanes Are Converging on America by Jeff Nesbit. St. Martin’s/Dunne, $29.99 (336p) ISBN 978-1-250-16046-1

This Is the Way the World Ends: How Droughts and Die-Offs, Heat Waves and Hurricanes Are Converging on America<p>Jeff Nesbit. St. Martin’s/Dunne, $29.99 …

20 Books As Inspiring As A TEDTalk — According To The People Who Give The Talks

Want to spend your vacation working on self-improvement and -enrichment? There are 20 books TED speakers want you to read this summer, and I've got …

Books

Summer non-fiction: the best new biographies, history, science and politics books

Stuck for holiday reading? Whether you’re looking for memoirs, historical biographies or cutting-edge science, our critics have the answer<p>History<p>Arnhem by Antony Beevor<p>Beevor’s account of the Arnhem campaign, that ill-judged and deeply unlucky northward leap by the Allies into occupied Holland in …

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8 Authors You Should Definitely Read If You Love Haruki Murakami

1. Franz Kafka<p>Kafka had to be on top of the list considering Murakami himself hat tipped him with <i>Kafka On The Shore.</i> Kafka's <i>The Metamorphosis</i> is …

Literature

From tornadoes to farts: Eight science books to check out this month

There's something for everyone.<p>April showers bring you plenty of time to stay safe, dry, and warm inside with a good book while you wait for warmer weather to get here. Here are some books making their debut this month that we're excited to read. We've got personal stories about incredible people, …

Mental Disorders

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

1/<p>"The Singularity is Near" by Ray Kurzweil<p>Amazon<p>Futurist Ray Kurzweil has thought deeply about the role computational power and artificial …

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Gunpowder Moon is a chillingly realistic book about the fight to control the Solar System

We can leave Earth, but its borders will follow us<p>On September 12th, 1962, President John F. Kennedy spoke at Rice University in Houston, Texas, about the need for America to land on the Moon “before the decade is out.” The space race was never primarily about exploration or science, but rather …

17 of the Best Books to Read as Children (and Adults)

Twilight and The Lorax aren’t the only books meant for younger readers that adults can enjoy too. Our staff selected 15 incredible kids’ stories that …

15 Nonfiction Books You Need To Read, According To People On Reddit

The next time you're looking for book recommendations, hop on Reddit. The "front page of the Internet" has some great communities where readers can …

David Bowie’s son launches book club in honor of his father

The first book is Peter Ackroyd’s Hawksmoor.<p>David Bowie was known to be a voracious reader, famously charting his top 100 books for the public in …

The best books I read in 2017

Books to better understand Trump, to defend yourself from information overload, to imagine the future.<p>On my podcast, I close each conversation by asking my guest to recommend three books. Here, at the end of 2017, I thought I’d answer my own question, or at least a variant of it.<p>I shifted my …

10 Unconventional "History Books" That Will Change The Way You Think About Everything

If you stayed awake through history class in high school, you probably remember learning a lot of dates and names. It's likely that you studied the …

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Leonardo da Vinci was an extraordinary artist because he was an extraordinary scientist

A new biography by Walter Isaacson explains how da Vinci’s explorations shaped his art.<p>If you’re still looking for a Christmas gift for the science nerd in your life, consider <i>Leonardo</i> <i>d</i><i>a Vinci</i> by Walter Isaacson.<p>The outstanding biography — from the same author who brought us <i>Steve Jobs</i> and <i>Einstein</i> — …

11 Fascinating Nonfiction Books To Give The Reader Who Already Has Basically Everything On Their Shelves

It's a fact that all readers love to receive new books. But finding the right books to gift to bibliophiles is actually much more difficult than one …

Mortician Explores Cultures' Many Paths For 'Sacred Transition' Of Death

When Sandra Daugherty's father died unexpectedly at 73, there was no plan. The only thing the family knew was what Grady Ross Daugherty didn't want.<p>"He was really freaked out about cement liners," said Sandra. "Like this Tupperware container that you get placed in, in the ground. He hated the idea …

15 Nonfiction Books Coming In September 2017 To Add To Your Fall TBR List

We’ve made it through the dog days of summer, and now it is time to start preparing for fall in the best way: adding to your TBR. If you’re looking …

What to Eat Before and After a Strength Training Workout

If you lift weights, you’ve got to fuel your body—but no matter what you pick, chances are somebody at your gym will tell you your choice of snack is …

Tip: A Supplement That Works Without Exercise

This supplement builds muscle and burns fat even without training... and of course it works even better if you do.<p>The herbal supplement forskolin is …

Body Fat

15 books Malcolm Gladwell thinks everyone should read

A 2015 New York Times article poked fun at how often he blurbs books and recommends them on social media.<p>The bestselling author has published multiple books and articles exploring human behavior from all angles; he also recently launched a hit podcast .<p>We dug through years of his tweets, book …

Barnes & Noble

19 Deeply Fascinating Books That Will Definitely Make You Smarter

If you read all of these you'll officially become a genius.<p><i>We hope you enjoy the books we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

Top 12 Physical Fitness Test Exercises

If you are familiar with all the different agencies in the military and law enforcement that use fitness tests as either an entrance standard or …