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The Lost City of the Monkey God

• <b>Author:</b> Douglas Preston<p>NAMED A <i>NEW YORK TIMES</i> NOTABLE BOOK OF 2017#1 New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller!<b><br>A Best Book of 2017 from the Boston Globe</b><b>One of the 12 Best Books of the Year from National Geographic</b><b>Included in Lithub's Ultimate Best Books of 2017 List</b><b>A Favorite Science Book</b> …

Grey Wolf

• <b>Author:</b> Simon Dunstan & Gerrard Williams<p><b>DID HITLER--CODE NAME “GREY WOLF”--REALLY DIE IN 1945?</b><b><br>GRIPPING NEW EVIDENCE SHOWS WHAT COULD HAVE HAPPENED…</b> When Truman asked Stalin in 1945 whether Hitler was dead, Stalin replied bluntly, “No.” As late as 1952, Eisenhower declared: “We have been unable to …

A Voyage Long and Strange

• <b>Author:</b> Tony Horwitz<p><b>The bestselling author of Blue Latitudes takes us on a thrilling and eye-opening voyage to pre-Mayflower America</b><p>On a chance visit to Plymouth Rock, Tony Horwitz realizes he's mislaid more than a century of American history, from Columbus's sail in 1492 to Jamestown's founding in …

A six-hour workday could be good for you -- and your employer

<b>(CNN) —</b> It may sound counterintuitive, but working less could actually result in higher productivity. Seriously.<p>Although many of us continue the tradition of working at least eight hours per day, with an hour's break in the middle -- if we're lucky -- a recent study found that productivity is …

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Atlas Obscura

• <b>Author:</b> Joshua Foer and Others<p>It's time to get off the beaten path. Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, Atlas Obscura celebrates over 700 of the strangest and most curious places in the world.<p>Talk about a bucket list: here are natural wonders—the dazzling glowworm caves in New Zealand, or …

This Hill, This Valley

• <b>Author:</b> Hal Borland<p><b>A classic country memoir—Hal Borland’s masterful story of one year spent immersed in nature on his New England farm</b><br>After a nearly fatal bout of appendicitis, Hal Borland decided to leave the city behind and move with his wife to a farmhouse in rural Connecticut. Their new home on …

How Not to Be Wrong

• <b>Author:</b> Jordan Ellenberg<p><b>The Freakonomics of math—a math-world superstar unveils the hidden beauty and logic of the world and puts its power in our hands</b><p>The math we learn in school can seem like a dull set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. In <i>How Not to Be Wrong</i>, Jordan …

How to Read Water

• <b>Author:</b> Tristan Gooley<p><b>A New York Times Bestseller<br>A Forbes Top 10 Conservation and Environment Book of 2016</b><p><b>Read the sea like a Viking and interpret ponds like a Polynesian—with a little help from the “natural navigator”!</b> <br>In his eye-opening books <i>The Lost Art of Reading Nature’s Signs</i> and <i>The Natural</i> …

The Road to Little Dribbling

• <b>Author:</b> Bill Bryson<p><b>A loving and hilarious—if occasionally spiky—valentine to Bill Bryson’s adopted country, Great Britain. Prepare for total joy and multiple episodes of unseemly laughter.</b><p>Twenty years ago, Bill Bryson went on a trip around Britain to discover and celebrate that green and pleasant …

A Wolf Called Romeo

• <b>Author:</b> Nick Jans<p>“Jans is an exceptional storyteller—no nature writer can top him in terms of sheer emotional force.” —<i>New York Times</i> <i><br>A Wolf Called Romeo</i> is the true story of the exceptional black wolf who spent seven years interacting with the people and dogs of Juneau, Alaska, living on the edges …

Life in Year One

• <b>Author:</b> Scott Korb<p><b>For anyone who's ever pondered what everyday life was like during the time of Jesus comes a lively and illuminating portrait of the nearly unknown world of daily life in first-century Palestine.</b><p>What was it like to live during the time of Jesus?<p>Where did people live?<p>Who did they …

How To Use Periscope To Broadcast From A DJI Drone

Find out <b>how to use Periscope to broadcast footage live from your DJI drone</b>.<p>Periscope, Twitter’s live video service, is available as app for Apple and …

10 Silly Fun Science Experiments You Can Easily Do at Home

Other than youth and recess and summer vacation and nap time and candy and junk food and energy and fast metabolism and hope and excitement and …

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Visible Only From Above, Mystifying 'Nazca Lines' Discovered in Mideast

They stretch from Syria to Saudi Arabia, can be seen from the air but not the ground, and are virtually unknown to the public.<p>They are the Middle …

Physics of the Future

• <b>Author:</b> Michio Kaku<p><b>Imagine, if you can, the world in the year 2100.</b><p>In <i>Physics of the Future</i>, Michio Kaku—the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>Physics of the Impossible</i>—gives us a stunning, provocative, and exhilarating vision of the coming century based on interviews with over three hundred of the …

In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day

• <b>Author:</b> Mark Batterson<p>Your greatest regret at the end of your life will be the lions you didn't chase. You will look back longingly on risks not taken, opportunities not seized, and dreams not pursued. Stop running away from what scares you most and start chasing the God-ordained opportunities that …

The Forgotten Room

• <b>Author:</b> Lincoln Child<p><b>New York Times bestseller Lincoln Child returns with a riveting new thriller featuring the charismatic and quirky Professor Jeremy Logan, renowned investigator of the strange and the inexplicable, as he uncovers a long-lost secret experiment only rumored to have existed.</b> <br>Jeremy …

Miracle at Augusta

• <b>Author:</b> James Patterson<p>A year ago, Travis McKinley, an unknown golfing amateur, shocked the world by winning the PGA Senior Open at Pebble Beach. Now he's famous, he makes his living playing the game he loves, and everything should be perfect. Still Travis can't shake the feeling that he's a fraud, …

Changes That Heal

• <b>Author:</b> Henry Cloud<p>In this ground-breaking book, Dr. Cloud takes the reader step-by-step through the four basic tasks of becoming mature image bearers of God: Bonding to others - Separating from others - Sorting out good and bad in ourselves and others - Becoming an adult

The Shepherd's Life

• <b>Author:</b> James Rebanks<p><b>"It's bloody marvelous." - Helen Macdonald, New York Times bestselling author of H IS FOR HAWK</b><p><b>The Instant #1 International Bestseller</b><p>Some people's lives are entirely their own creations. James Rebanks' isn't. The first son of a shepherd, who was the first son of a shepherd …

Sniper Elite: One-Way Trip

• <b>Author:</b> Scott McEwen<p>From the coauthor of Chris Kyle’s #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestseller, <i>American Sniper</i>: In direct defiance of the president’s orders, Navy Master Chief Gil Shannon, one of America’s most lethal SEAL snipers, launches a bold mission comprised of SEAL Team Six and Delta Force fighters to …

A Universe from Nothing

• <b>Author:</b> Lawrence M. Krauss<p>Bestselling author and acclaimed physicist Lawrence Krauss offers a paradigm-shifting view of how everything that exists came to be in the first place.<p>“Where did the universe come from? What was there before it? What will the future bring? And finally, why is there …

Storm Front

• <b>Author:</b> John Sandford<p><b>The thrilling new novel in the #1 New York Times–bestselling series.</b><p>In Israel, a man clutching a backpack searches desperately for a boat. In Minnesota, Virgil Flowers gets a message from Lucas Davenport: You’re about to get a visitor. It’s an Israeli cop, and she’s tailing a …

The Discovery of Middle Earth: Mapping the Lost World of the Celts

• <b>Author:</b> Graham Robb<p>A treasure hunt that uncovers the secrets of one of the world’s great civilizations, revealing dramatic proof of the extreme sophistication of the Celts, and their creation of the earliest accurate map of the world.<br>Fifty generations ago the cultural empire of the Celts stretched …

Vanished

• <b>Author:</b> Wil S. Hylton<p><b>From a mesmerizing storyteller, the gripping search for a missing World War II crew, their bomber plane, and their legacy.</b><p>In the fall of 1944, a massive American bomber carrying eleven men vanished over the Pacific islands of Palau, leaving a trail of mysteries. According to …

The Miracle of Hanukkah

• <b>Author:</b> Stephanie Raphel<p><i>The Hanukkah Miracle</i> is an interactive time travel adventure that transports the reader to five different time periods in Jewish history. At each "stop" the reader collects clues in order to piece together the true miracle of Hanukkah.