Curiosity Studies: A New Ecology of Knowledge , Perry Zurn & Arjun Shankar


Published in: itune > Nonfiction, > Educational Games | Published on 13/Jul/2020 07:50

? 2020 Tantor Audio 2020-06-30T07:00:00Z USA
From science and technology to business and education, curiosity is often taken for granted as an unquestioned good. And yet, few people can define curiosity. Curiosity Studies marshals scholars from more than a dozen fields not only to define curiosity but also to grapple with its ethics as well as its role in technologi...[Read More]



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Sensitivity Analysis: Matrix Methods in Demography and Ecology , Hal Caswell


Published in: itune > Social Science,Books,Nonfiction,Science & Nature,Ecology,Mathematics > Fun Games | Published on 29/Jun/2020 18:24

2019-04-02T07:00:00Z
This open access book shows how to use sensitivity analysis in demography. It presents new methods for individuals, cohorts, and populations, with applications to humans, other animals, and plants. The analyses are based on matrix formulations of age-classified, stage-classified, and multistate population models. Methods are presented for linear and nonlinear, deter...[Read More]



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Deep Ancestry , Spencer Wells


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Nonfiction,Social Science > Fun Games | Published on 29/Jun/2020 16:57

2006-11-21T08:00:00Z
Travel backward through time from today's scattered billions to the handful of early humans who lived in Africa 60,000 years ago and are ancestors to us all.

In Deep Ancestry, scientist and National Geographic explorer Spencer Wells shows how tiny genetic changes add up over time into a fascinating story. Using scores of real-life examples, helpfu...[Read More]



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Traffic , Tom Vanderbilt


Published in: itune > Sociology,Books,Nonfiction,Social Science,Transportation,Health, Mind & Body,Psychology > Fun Games | Published on 29/Jun/2020 13:03

2008-07-29T07:00:00Z
A New York Times Notable Book

One of the Best Books of the Year
The Washington Post o The Cleveland Plain-Dealer o Rocky Mountain News

In this brilliant, lively, and eye-opening investigation, Tom Vanderbilt examines the perceptual limits and cognitive underpinnings that make us worse driv...[Read More]



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The Behavioral Ecology of the Tibetan Macaque , Jin-Hua Li, Lixing Sun & Peter M. Kappeler


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Nonfiction,Social Science,Anthropology,Ecology,Health, Mind & Body,Psychology,Professional & Technical,Medical,Veterinary > Fun Games | Published on 29/Jun/2020 03:28

2019-11-18T08:00:00Z
This open access book summarizes the multi-disciplinary results of one of China's main primatological research projects on the endemic Tibetan macaque (Macaca thibetana), which had continued for over 30 years, but which had never been reported on systematically. Dedicated to this exceptional Old World monkey, this book makes the work of Chinese primatolo...[Read More]



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The Compassionate Hunter's Guidebook , Miles Olson


Published in: itune > Sports & Outdoors,Books,Science & Nature,Nature,Outdoors,Cookbooks, Food & Wine,Ecology,Nonfiction,Philosophy,Ethics,Specific Ingredients > Fun Games | Published on 29/Jun/2020 02:48

2014-05-01T07:00:00Z
A comprehensive, practical guide for the ethical, compassionate hunter

Wild meat, hunted in a responsible way, is one of the most healthful, sustainable foods possible. Depending on how it is done, hunting can be as local, intimate and humane as it gets. And aside from this, it demands the hunter enter a world of awareness, wildness, life and death that...[Read More]



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Geo Spirit for Environment and Earth Leadership , Sai Bhaskar Reddy Nakka


Published in: itune > Ecology,Books,Science & Nature,Life Sciences,Nonfiction,Philosophy > Fighting Games | Published on 11/Feb/2020 02:40

2016-06-09T07:00:00Z
Geo Spirit is about everything that one strives for the harmony and well-being of one's inner space and the outer space on this Earth.

Geo Spirit is the consciousness on earth. "Geo Spirit" consists of two realms - "Geo" is the Earth, including biotic and abiotic worlds and "Spirit" is the consciousness of peace, freedom and harmony for oneself and everyt...[Read More]



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Off the Grid , Nick Rosen


Published in: itune > Sociology,Books,Nonfiction,Social Science,Science & Nature,Nature,Biographies & Memoirs > Fighting Games | Published on 10/Feb/2020 23:10

2010-07-27T07:00:00Z
A look inside the subculture of off-grid living, taking readers across the ideological spectrum and across America 

Written by a leading authority on living off the grid, this is a fascinating and timely look at one of the fastest growing movements in America. In researching the stories that would become Off the Grid, Nick Rosen trave...[Read More]



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2009-11-02T08:00:00Z
Part memoir and part investigative report, Eating Animals is the groundbreaking moral examination of vegetarianism, farming, and the food we eat every day that inspired the documentary of the same name.

Bestselling author Jonathan Safran Foer spent much of his life oscillating between enthusiastic carnivore and occasional vegetarian. For ye...[Read More]



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The Death and Life of Great American Cities , Jane Jacobs


Published in: itune > Sociology,Books,Nonfiction,Social Science > Fighting Games | Published on 10/Feb/2020 17:00

1992-12-01T08:00:00Z
Thirty years after its publication, The Death and Life of Great American Cities was described by The New York Times as "perhaps the most influential single work in the history of town planning....[It] can also be seen in a much larger context.  It is first of all a work of literature; the descriptions of street life as a kind of ballet...[Read More]



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The Ecology of Power , Robert Fuller, Ph.D.


Published in: itune > Nonfiction, > Car Games | Published on 31/Dec/2019 02:03

? 2001 New Dimensions Foundation 2001-10-24T07:00:00Z USA
What makes power tick and how does it become entrenched and abused? Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely, so the saying goes. What lies beneath power? Understanding the nature of power can help us move towards a world of freedom, justice and economic equity for all.



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24/7 , Jonathan Crary


Published in: itune > Philosophy,Books,Nonfiction,History,United States,Business & Personal Finance,Economics > Play Games | Published on 17/Dec/2019 04:04

2013-06-04T07:00:00Z
24/7: Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep explores some of the ruinous consequences of the expanding non-stop processes of twenty-first-century capitalism. The marketplace now operates through every hour of the clock, pushing us into constant activity and eroding forms of community and political expression, damaging the fabric of everyday life.
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