This book covers the method of scientific investigation. It is intended for K-12 students, university students, working professionals and citizen scientists. It focuses on choosing a problem to... More > investigate, conducting background research, formulating a hypothesis, designing an experiment, analyzing your results, and forming conclusions. It gives multiple examples on how science can be used to acquire new information, create new products, and to debunk myths.
Gary Booker is an Educator in Atlanta, Georgia with many years of experience in the environmental sciences & civil engineering in a QA role. Violet Akech is a Botanist in Kampala, Uganda with experience in multiple biodiversity conservation projects.< Less
This book is an experiential analysis of over twenty modern religious/spiritual groups. The book is divided into two generic segments, inclusive of a tri-perspective experiential analysis using a... More > variety of cult danger rating scales, and a more personal experiential description of the author's involvement in these groups, written in stream of consciousness essay form. The groups explored include controversial religious organizations such as Scientology and The Unification Church, as well as lesser known religious groups such as Conversations with God and Avatar, and also new age retreat centers such as Omega Institute for Holistic Studies and Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. The author describes both the dangers and benefits of various groups, and based upon his own experiences is able to rate these groups on a cult danger vs. spiritual benefits scale on a gradient from "high cult danger" to "favorable spiritual group."< Less
**This version contains all audio transcripts, as well as links to the audio files.**
Philosophy reveals the truth to us about our relations with each other, with reality, and with truth itself. If... More > we are free, philosophy will strengthen our wings. If we are enslaved, philosophy will weaken our chains.
The first commandment of Socrates was: "Know Thyself." Real-Time Relationships by Stefan Molyneux, host of Freedomain Radio, provides the second commandment: "Speak Thy Truth." The first virtue is always honesty, but speaking immediate emotional experiences in intimate relationships can be enormously challenging.
Real-Time Relationships addresses the how and the why of true intimacy in love, friendship, politics and work. Bring the power of authentic honesty to all of your personal relationships, and reap the rewards of love, loyalty and security for the rest of your life!< Less
NO LIES is the second book in the stunning new trilogy by writer and musician Jez Kemp, full of explosive action and high-octane adventure, sex, alcohol, and dark British humour.
Czioc wakes from... More > near-death to a landscape of annihilation and impending doom. His mission to find his long-lost porn star ex-girlfriend could save the world.
But can he save himself?
Noksalika has been kidnapped by pirates intent on making her fake death genuine. She has allies trying to save her.
But can she tell who they are?
THE PARTYOCALYPSE IS COMING.
ABANDON HOPE. BRING SNACKS.