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in Science & Technology

  • In Real Life: Love, Lies & Identity in the Digital Age

    In Real Life: Love, Lies & Identity in the Digital Age

    Genre: Science & Technology,Math & Technology,Social Science
    Author: Nev Schulman
    Duration: 06:27:00

    From the host of MTV's #1 show Catfish comes the definitive guide about how to connect with people authentically in today's increasingly digital world. IN REAL LIFE: Love, Lies & Identity in the Digital Age As the host of the wildly popular TV series Catfish which investigates online relationship ... [ more ]

  • Zoom: From Atoms and Galaxies to Blizzards and Bees: How Everything Moves

    Zoom: From Atoms and Galaxies to Blizzards and Bees: How Everything Moves

    Genre: Science & Technology,Astronomy & Physics,Life Science & Environment
    Author: Bob Berman
    Duration: 09:44:00

    From the speed of light to moving mountains--and everything in between--ZOOM explores how the universe and its objects move. If you sit as still as you can in a quiet room, you might be able to convince yourself that nothing is moving. But air currents are still wafting around you. Blood rushes th ... [ more ]

  • The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter

    The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter

    Genre: Science & Technology,Math & Technology,Social Science
    Author: David Sax
    Duration: 09:18:00

    A funny thing has happened on our way to the digital utopia: we find ourselves increasingly missing reality. In this spirited audiobook, David Sax has found story after story of entrepreneurs, artisans, and creators who make real money by selling real things. And they're not just local craftsp ... [ more ]

  • American Catch

    American Catch

    Genre: Science & Technology,Life Science & Environment
    Author: Paul Greenberg
    Duration: 06:18:00

    Bestselling author of Four Fish Paul Greenberg looks to New York oysters, gulf shrimp, and Alaskan salmon to tell the surprising story of why Americans no longer eat from local watersIn 2005, the United States imported twelve billion dollars’ worth of seafood, nearly double what we had imported ten ... [ more ]

  • Aristotle: Greece (384—322 B.C.): The Giants of Philosophy Series

    Aristotle: Greece (384—322 B.C.): The Giants of Philosophy Series

    Genre: Science & Technology,History & Philosophy
    Author: Thomas C. Brickhouse
    Duration: 02:13:00

    Aristotle (384-322 B.C.) was Plato's student, but revised his teacher's ideas to be more consistent with ordinary experience. He thought human beings are one with the rest of nature, yet set apart from it by their ability to reason. Aristotle systematized the laws of thought, gave a complete account ... [ more ]

  • Darwin on Trial

    Darwin on Trial

    Genre: Science & Technology,History & Philosophy,Biology & Chemistry
    Author: Phillip E. Johnson
    Duration: 06:37:00

    Is evolution fact or fancy? Is natural selection an unsupported hypothesis or a confirmed mechanism of evolutionary change? Darwin's theory of evolution is accepted by most educated Americans as simple fact, but what if this idea is wrong? What if evolution is just a word that covers up scienti ... [ more ]

  • How to Think Seriously about the Planet: The Case for an Environmental Conservatism

    How to Think Seriously about the Planet: The Case for an Environmental Conservatism

    Genre: Politics,Science & Technology,Life Science & Environment,Political Science
    Author: Roger Scruton
    Duration: 10:28:00

    The environment has long been the undisputed territory of the political Left, which casts international capitalism, consumerism, and the overexploitation of natural resources as the principle threats to the planet and sees top-down interventions as the most effective solution. In How to Think S ... [ more ]

  • Voice of Reason

    Voice of Reason

    Genre: Science & Technology,History & Philosophy
    Author: Ayn Rand
    Duration: 15:58:00

    Edited and with additional essays by Leonard Peikoff In the years between her first public lecture in 1961 and her last in 1981, Ayn Rand spoke and wrote about topics as different as education, medicine, Vietnam, and the death of Marilyn Monroe. In The Voice of Reason, these pieces are gathered ... [ more ]

  • How to Build an Android: The True Story of Philip K. Dick's Robotic Resurrection

    How to Build an Android: The True Story of Philip K. Dick's Robotic Resurrection

    Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy,NonFiction,Science & Technology,Math & Technology,Social Science
    Author: David F. Dufty
    Duration: 07:39:00

    The stranger-than-fiction story of the ingenious creation and loss of an artificially intelligent android of science fiction writer Philip K. Dick. In December 2005, a young robotocist on his way to Google headquarters lost an overnight bag on a flight somewhere between Dallas and Las Vegas. In ... [ more ]

  • Meatonomics

    Meatonomics

    Genre: Science & Technology,Social Science
    Author: David Robinson Simon
    Duration: 09:02:00

    Americans eat a lot of meat. In fact, our meat consumption has nearly doubled over the last century. Why? In large part because it’s cheaper than ever. But why is it so cheap and what are the consequences of our meat habit? These are the questions underlying this thoroughly researched audiobook. “Me ... [ more ]

  • Unrequited: Women and Romantic Obsession

    Unrequited: Women and Romantic Obsession

    Genre: Biographies,Science & Technology,Psychology,Memoir
    Author: Lisa A. Phillips
    Duration: 09:03:00

    The summer Lisa A. Phillips turned thirty, she fell in love with someone who didn't return her feelings. She soon became obsessed. She followed him around, called him compulsively, and talked about him endlessly. One desperate morning, after she snuck into his apartment building, he picked up a base ... [ more ]

  • Rust

    Rust

    Genre: Science & Technology,Biology & Chemistry,Travel,Memoirs
    Author: Jonathan Waldman
    Duration: 13:34:00

    A thrilling drama of man versus nature—detailing the fierce, ongoing fight against the mightiest and unlikeliest enemy: rust. It has been called “the great destroyer” and “the evil.” The Pentagon refers to it as “the pervasive menace.” It destroys cars, fells bridges, sinks ships, sparks house fires ... [ more ]

  • Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism

    Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism

    Genre: Science & Technology,Health and Medicine,Psychology
    Author: Barry M. Prizant Phd
    Duration: 09:00:00

    Uniquely Human is a groundbreaking book on autism, by one of the world’s leading experts, who portrays autism not as a tragic disability, but as a unique way of being human. Autism is usually portrayed as a checklist of deficits, including difficulties interacting socially, problems in communic ... [ more ]

  • Being a Dog

    Being a Dog

    Genre: Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Marriage, Family and Pets,Science & Technology,Social Science
    Author: Alexandra Horowitz
    Duration: 09:09:00

    Alexandra Horowitz, the author of the lively, highly informative New York Times bestselling blockbuster Inside of a Dog, explains how dogs perceive the world through their most spectacular organ—the nose—and how we humans can put our under-used sense of smell to work in surprising ways. What th ... [ more ]

  • How Music Works: The Science and Psychology of Beautiful Sounds, from Beethoven to the Beatles and Beyond

    How Music Works: The Science and Psychology of Beautiful Sounds, from Beethoven to the Beatles and Beyond

    Genre: Science & Technology,Psychology
    Author: John Powell
    Duration: 08:08:12

    What makes a musical note different from any other sound? How can you tell if you have perfect pitch? Why do 10 violins sound only twice as loud as one? Do your Bob Dylan albums sound better on CD or vinyl? John Powell, a scientist and musician, answers these questions and many more in HOW MUSIC WOR ... [ more ]

  • Simpleology: The Simple Science of Getting What You Want

    Simpleology: The Simple Science of Getting What You Want

    Genre: Science & Technology,Psychology,Social Science
    Author: Mark Joyner
    Duration: 03:19:00

    The simple way to achieve personal and business success! Simpleology is the cutting-edge speed-learning psychology that governs success or failure in every endeavor. It provides the explanation for those who succeed in life - because, consciously or unconsciously, they have been following the five ... [ more ]

  • Religion and Science

    Religion and Science

    Genre: Philosophy,Science & Technology,Social Science
    Author: Bertrand Russell
    Duration: 02:16:00

    New truth is often uncomfortable, Bertrand Russell wrote, but it is the most important achievement of our species. In Religion and Science (1961), his popular polemic against religious dogma, he covers the ground from demonology to quantum physics, yet concedes that science cannot touch the profoun ... [ more ]

  • Socially Intelligent Computing

    Socially Intelligent Computing

    Genre: Science & Technology,Math & Technology,Social Science,Science & Technology,Math & Technology,Social Science,Science & Technology,Math & Technology,Social Science,Science & Technology,Math & Technology,Social Science
    Author: Daniel Goleman, Clay Shirky
    Duration: 01:13:00

    Learn models to maximize group effectiveness online Avoid fragmentation and polarization in social and business networks Strengthen relationships to build online unification and consensus The internet was built for data transfer, yet we have long been trying to use it as a substitute ... [ more ]

  • Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

    Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

    Genre: Science & Technology,Health and Medicine
    Author: W. G. Aitchison Robertson
    Duration: 05:36:01

    A 1922 source-book for British criminal pathologists, this will be of particular interest to fans of popular police forensics television shows, films, and murder mysteries.(Summary by BellonaTimes) ... [ more ]

  • Anatomy of the Human Body, Part 3 (Gray's Anatomy)

    Anatomy of the Human Body, Part 3 (Gray's Anatomy)

    Genre: Science & Technology,Health and Medicine
    Author: Henry Gray
    Duration: 11:47:05

    Henry Gray's classic anatomy textbook was first published in 1858 and has been in continuous publication ever since, revised and expanded through many successive editions. This recording is of the public-domain 1918 US edition (some information may be outdated). The illustrations can be found in the ... [ more ]