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Sex On The Wrong Brain
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In 'Sex On The Wrong Brain', Ard Falten wraps zany science fiction around the theory that humanity is doomed because we're sending impatient satisfaction-demanding sex energy to the mathematical,... More > logical parts of the brain, where it creates greed, fear, and authoritarianism. Within days of finding an alien supertool Lulu Lopez is on the run and up to her ears in sex zombies, alien hunters, and the king of talk radio, her nemesis since the third grade. He's convinced half the country Lulu's the witch who's causing the world-wide epidemic of nose and elbow mutations and it's time to bring back public exorcisms. Meanwhile, with global warming getting bad fast, an intergalactic maintenance man struggles to find the ancient alien 'transmitter' that will reestablish true human nature and end thousands of years of greed, patriarchy, and environmental destruction. He'll take any help he can get, from prairie dogs to the Pope, but he and Earth are running out of time. What he really needs is a date with Lulu.< Less
Around the World in Eighty Days
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Mysterious Phileas Fogg is a cool customer. A man of the most repetitious and punctual habit – with no apparent sense of adventure whatsoever – he gambles his considerable fortune that he... More > can complete a journey around the world in just 80 days… immediately after a newspaper calculates the feat as just barely possible…This is an adventure novel of the first water, with wholly unexpected perils, hair-breadth escapes, brilliant solutions to insoluble problems, and even a love story. And can this be? – That he returns to London just five minutes too late to win his wager and retain his fortune? The story starts in London on Tuesday, October 1, 1872. Fogg is a rich English gentleman and bachelor living in solitude at Number 7 Savile Row, Burlington Gardens. Despite his wealth, which is £40,000 (roughly £3,020,000 today), Fogg, whose countenance is described as "repose in action", lives a modest life with habits carried out with mathematical precision..< Less
Proving the Riemann Hypothesis and Other Simple Things
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Whether you are a math student, or just an enthusiastic science fiction reader, you might be interested in the famous Riemann Hypothesis. Well, this book may give you everything you want. Not only... More > because it deals with this mathematical mystery. It also tells you about things like cars, music, time traveling, higher dimensional spaces, and much more. For more than a century scientists have tried to solve the mystery behind the Riemann Hypothesis. But up to today nobody has been able to come up with a definitive proof. This is bad news since large parts of mathematics seem to be built on quicksand as long as the proof of the Riemann Hypothesis is still hanging in the air. A mathematics institute in the US even offers a million dollars to the one solving the mystery. In this book someone actually proves the Riemann Hypothesis. In a completely new graphical way. Believe me; the guys in this story are getting really rich.< Less
Tether: The Poetraetius
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“Intellectual cyberpunk without the physical wiring.” “The PŒTRǼTIUS” is the second book of the TETHER trilogy—dealing with a fractal-attributed, yet fully... More > realized and resolved, narrative. Every thread is continued, with the added realization that much of the first book comprised additional meanings and nuance. The novel combines the fictional genres of fantasy, science-fiction, urban fantasy, romance, horror and mystery, with non-fictional expositions on Chaos, Metaphor, Cognition, and Narrative theories, as well as Biology, Metaphysics, Sociology, Psychology, Physiology, Theology, Theoretical Physics, Computer Science and Networking, and, Abstract Mathematics.< Less
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Saul Summerblend has a bizarre memory problem. And his Zen master, Bodhee, says he should travel to the dwarf planet Ceres to fix it. Along the way Saul meets a thirty-foot magic square whose... More > diagonals and rows sum to 666, encounters a group of drunken Vikings and evil dwarves, works some campy mathematics and overhears amusing CB radio conversations, fights a visionary with a penchant for wrestling masks and flipping off cars all day on main street, invents neologisms like deemkrite and freeganidge. He also learns of a mystical book called 'Red Zen: Way of the Butterfly' and attempts to solve a few koans about kangaroos, split toe nails, and carts filled with hatchets. Will Saul fix his strange memory problem Will he even make it back to Earth alive< Less
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Saul Summerblend has a bizarre memory problem. And his Zen master, Bodhee, says he should travel to the dwarf planet Ceres to fix it. Along the way Saul meets a thirty-foot magic square whose... More > diagonals and rows sum to 666, encounters a group of drunken Vikings and evil dwarves, works some campy mathematics and overhears amusing CB radio conversations, fights a visionary with a penchant for wrestling masks and flipping off cars all day on main street, invents neologisms like deemkrite and freeganidge. He also learns of a mystical book called 'Red Zen: Way of the Butterfly' and attempts to solve a few koans about kangaroos, split toe nails, and carts filled with hatchets. Will Saul fix his strange memory problem? Will he even make it back to Earth alive?< Less
The Chemy Called Al
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Second Edition, Hardcover version. Newly revised and expanded, this is the newest release of the popular young adult title, "The Chemy Called Al" (2nd edition) by Wendy Isdell. Julie finds... More > herself lost once more in the land of Science, which borders Mathematics. With the help of some scientific horses and a mysterious lion, she learns about the roots of chemistry, the history of alchemy, and the four states of matter. Fiction, educational. 2nd release/hardcover with dust jacket. Recommended for ages 14 and up.< Less
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"One of the most endearing fictional crime solving partnerships I have come across in some time." – Booklover Book Reviews, March 2013. In the middle of a freezing German winter, the... More > chair of mathematics at a venerable university is murdered in an apparently motiveless crime. Inspector Falco Baumgarten of the Leipzig Polizeidirektion finds himself embroiled in a mystery that refuses to be unravelled, until a chance meeting with pattern recognition expert Professor Antje Bach reveals a series of connections that will lead to an extraordinary discovery. Blending science and philosophy, fact and fiction – 'Significance' is both a fascinating tour of scientific history and a cunning whodunnit, all set in one of Europe's great cities as it comes to terms with life after the fall of the Berlin wall.< Less
Reason and Rhyme 2007 Anthology Vol. 2
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ReasonAndRhyme.com has assembled and hosted intellectual works of fiction and non-fiction, creative artistic works, and poetry over the last couple of years. This book is a collection of all of the... More > 2007 from July 1 through December 31 articles in a format that is ideal for easy reading, with plenty of eye candy. Original poetry; discussions of poetic forms; delightful stories; artwork including whimsical sketches; pieces of humor and satire; philosophical musings; thoughts on religion and atheism; scientific articles; satire; politics; mathematics; chess; puzzles; recipes; and much more abound throughout. Put this on your coffee table or toilet.< Less
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