How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems

How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems

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Advanced Physical Chemistry (Chemistry Lessons, #3)

Advanced Physical Chemistry (Chemistry Lessons, #3)

After four lousy boyfriends in a row, chemical engineer Penny Popplestone swears off men until she can figure out why they keep cheating on her But her no men resolution hits a snag when the mysterious and superhumanly hot barista at her favorite coffee shop strikes up a friendship with her Penny

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As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust (Flavia de Luce, #7)

As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust (Flavia de Luce, #7)

Hard on the heels of the return of her mother s body from the frozen reaches of the Himalayas, Flavia, for her indiscretions, is banished from her home at Buckshaw and shipped across the ocean to Miss Bodycote s Female Academy in Toronto, her mother s alma mater, there to be inducted into a mysterio

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Proof: The Science of Booze

Proof: The Science of Booze

Humans have been perfecting alcohol production for ten thousand years, but scientists are just starting to distill the chemical reactions behind the perfect buzz In a spirited tour across continents and cultures, Adam Rogers takes us from bourbon country to the world s top gene sequencing labs, int

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Insektenes planet: Om de rare, nyttige og fascinerende småkrypene vi ikke kan leve uten

Insektenes planet: Om de rare, nyttige og fascinerende småkrypene vi ikke kan leve uten

Bli med inn i insektenes forunderlige verden For hvert menneske som lever p jorden, finnes det 200 millioner insekter Insektene er overalt i skogen og i enga, i bekken og i parken De lever i seks tusen meters h yde, i de dypeste grotter, i d pefonter, inne i datamaskiner og i hvalrossens neseb

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Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology

Life on the Edge: The Coming of Age of Quantum Biology

Life is the most extraordinary phenomenon in the known universe but how did it come to be Even in an age of cloning and artificial biology, the remarkable truth remains nobody has ever made anything living entirely out of dead material Life remains the only way to make life Are we still missing

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Caesar's Last Breath: Decoding the Secrets of the Air Around Us

Caesar's Last Breath: Decoding the Secrets of the Air Around Us

It s invisible It s ever present Without it, you would die in minutes And it has an epic story to tell.In Caesar s Last Breath, New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean takes us on a journey through the periodic table, around the globe, and across time to tell the story of the air we breathe, w

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Liquid Rules: The Delightful and Dangerous Substances That Flow Through Our Lives

Liquid Rules: The Delightful and Dangerous Substances That Flow Through Our Lives

L quidos Essas subst ncias m gicas que fluem pelas nossas vidas Da revolucion ria caneta de L szl Biro, ao querosene de Abraham Gesner, das estradas que se reparam automaticamente, passando pelo caf , pelo ch ou pela gua, Miodownik usa a sua enorme capacidade de divulgador de ci ncia para nos r

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Professor Feelgood (Masters of Love, #2)

Professor Feelgood (Masters of Love, #2)

What s a girl to do when a man who s countless shades of wrong feels oh so right Ambitious book editor Asha Tate is a hopeless romantic Despite her mediocre track record with men, she believes in swooning, sighing, and the everlasting love of true soul mates Sure, sex is okay, but she s not someo

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A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

A is for Arsenic: The Poisons of Agatha Christie

People are fascinated by murder The popularity of murder mystery books, TV series, and even board games shows that there is an appetite for death, and the unusual or macabre the method, the better With gunshots or stabbings the cause of death is obvious, but poisons are inherently myster

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Rust: The Longest War

Rust: The Longest War

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

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