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Flannery, Tim
Best known today for The Weather Makers , his #1 international bestseller, Tim Flannery is one of the world's most influential scientists, a foremost expert on climate change credited with discovering more species than Charles Darwin. But Flannery didn't come to his knowledge overnight. With its selection of exhilarating essays and articles written over the past 25 years, An Explorer's Notebook charts the evolution of a young scientist doing...
Masson, Jeffrey Moussaieff
There are two supreme predators on the planet with the most complex brains in nature: humans and orcas. In the twentieth century alone, one of these animals killed 200 million members of its own species, the other has killed none. Jeffrey Masson's fascinating new book begins here: There is something different about us. In his previous bestsellers, Masson has showed that animals can teach us much about our own emotions--love (dogs), contentment (...
Vandome, Nick
iPad for Seniors in easy steps gives a comprehensive introduction to the iPad, showing how it differs from more traditional computers and how to find your way around this captivating device. It is written with Seniors' needs in mind. Covers iOS 7.The iPad is a tablet computer that is stylish, versatile, and easy to use, and there is no reason that it should be the preserve of a younger generation. iPad for Seniors in Easy Steps covers the latest...
Boyce, Jim, Shapiro, Jeffrey R.
Windows 8.1 coverage that goes above and beyond all competitors Serving as an evolutionary update to Windows 8, Windows 8.1 provides critical changes to parts of Windows 8, such as greater customization of the interface and boot operations, return of a 'start button' that reveals apps, greater integration between the two interfaces, and updates to apps. Weighing in at nearly 1000 pages, Windows 8.1 Bible provides deeper Windows insight than any...
Lamont, Ian
Are you interested in using Twitter, but don't know where to start? Or, do you have an account that you started but seldom use? "Twitter In 30 Minutes" is here to help! Written by the author of the top-selling "Dropbox In 30 Minutes" and "Google Drive...
Nicoll, Leslie H.

Get the inside story on the all-new Kindle Paperwhite with help from For Dummies It reads like a book, but it's so much more. The Kindle Paperwhite is the ultimate e-reader, and this updated edition of Kindle Paperwhite For Dummies is your ultimate guide to getting more from this one-of-a-kind device. You'll learn to set up your Paperwhite, adjust the font to your liking, find your favorite books, magazines, and newspapers, and sync your...

Cox, Trevor

Trevor Cox is on a hunt for the sonic wonders of the world. A renowned expert who engineers classrooms and concert halls, Cox has made a career of eradicating bizarre and unwanted sounds. But after an epiphany in the London sewers, Cox now revels in exotic noises creaking glaciers, whispering galleries, stalactite organs, musical roads, humming dunes, seals that sound like alien angels, and a Mayan pyramid that chirps like a bird. With forays...

Hand, David J.

In The Improbability Principle , the renowned statistician David J. Hand argues that extraordinarily rare events are anything but. In fact, they're commonplace. Not only that, we should all expect to experience a miracle roughly once every month. nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; But Hand is no believer in superstitions, prophecies, or the paranormal. His definition of "miracle" is thoroughly rational. No mystical or supernatural explanation is necessary...

Mahaffey, James

From the moment radiation was discovered in the late nineteenth century, nuclear science has had a rich history of innovative scientific exploration and discovery, coupled with mistakes, accidents, and downright disasters. Mahaffey, a long-time advocate of continued nuclear research and nuclear energy, looks at each incident in turn and analyzes what happened and why, often discovering where scientists went wrong when analyzing past meltdowns...

Gratton, Sarah-Jayne

Make the most of Twitter as a tool for creating a personal brand Twitter boasts more than 100 million active users with 50 million of them actively tweeting every day, making Twitter an indisputably powerful marketing platform. With this insightful book, author and Twitter guru Sarah-Jayne Gratton offers real-world examples and proven techniques for capturing a Twitter audience and using that audience to spread the word about you to build a...