2011-04-10T07:00:00Z With this awe-inspiring account of earth's evolution, "you'll discover why Tim Flannery's books have made him the rock star of modern science" (Jared Diamond, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel).
Beginning at the Big Bang, Here on Earth explores the evolution of Earth from a galactic ...[Read More]
240 pages , MIT Press , 2009-08-21 The widely varying experiences of players of digital games challenge the notions that there is only one correct way to play a game. Some players routinely use cheat codes, consult strategy guides, or buy and sell in-game accounts, while others consider any or all of these practices off limits. Meanwhile, the game industry works to const...[Read More]
2014-02-18T08:00:00Z Tree burial, a new form of disposal for the cremated remains of the dead, was created in 1999 by Chisaka Genpo, the head priest of a Zen Buddhist temple in northern Japan. Instead of a conventional family gravestone, perpetuating the continuity of a household and its identity, tree burial uses vast woodlands as cemeteries, with each burial spot marked by a tree and ...[Read More]