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  • A Short History of Nearly Everything

    by Bill Bryson

    series Bryson #5
    The ultimate eye-opening journey through time and space, A Short History of Nearly Everything is the biggest-selling popular science book of the 21st century and has sold over 2 million copies.'Truly impressive...It's hard to imagine a better rough guide to science.' Guardian'A travelogue of science, with a witty, engaging, and well-informed guide' The TimesBill Bryson describes himself as ... ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Food Bites

    The Science of the Foods We Eat

    by Richard W Hartel and 1 more

    Food Bites is an easy-to-read, often humorous book on the scientific basis of the foods we eat, and answers those pesky, niggling questions such as: Is the quality of beer really affected by the type of water used? and Processed foods: good or bad? Readers will be captivated by this superbly written book, especially so as their guides are Professor Richard Hartel, professor of Food Engineering at ... Read more

    $28.59 AUD

  • The Periodic Table

    A Field Guide to the Elements

    by Paul Parsons and 1 more

    The Periodic Table is one of the most recognizable images in science - and in our culture. Its 118 elements make up everything on our planet and in the entire universe.But how many of us actually know how to interpret its distinctive design? And what does its unique arrangement tell us about the behaviour of each element in the world around us?The Periodic Table looks at the fascinating story and ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Crystal Healing: 25 Lessons to Use Crystals for Healing and CleansingCrystal Healing, Crystals, crystal healing jewelry, crystal healing books, crystals healing, pranic crystal healing, healing with c

    by Jake Watson

    Crystal healing is a little-known but hugely beneficial practice for those interested in spiritual growth. It is connected with homeopathic medicine, and thus functions as a component of the holistic approach towards healthy living, playing its part alongside such practices as aromatherapy, meditation, Chakra alignment and Yoga. Anyone interested in the practice of these things should consider ... Read more

    $6.38 AUD

  • The Deliberate Poisoning of Earth

    by Steve Nelson

    series Steve's Important FREE ebooks #2
    This ebook contains just 4 chapters & over 80 pics; grouped together in the form of Attack Formations. Because Humanity is Under Attack! Today we face Attack from; The Chemtrails Air Assault , Radiation Via Air and Water, The Chemical Ground Attack & The Water Attack Force, plus many other platoons of destruction heading our way.I have thought of this as the last battle of Spartacus as his people ... Read more

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  • What If?

    Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

    by Randall Munroe

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERFrom the creator of the wildly popular xkcd.com, hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask.Millions visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe's iconic webcomic. Fans ask him a lot of strange questions: How fast can you hit a speed bump, driving, and live? When (if ever) did the sun go down on the British Empire? When ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The Crystal Bible, Volume 1

    The definitive guide to over 200 crystals

    by Judy Hall

    series The Crystal Bible #1
    The Crystal Bible has become the world’s favourite crystal reference guide, having sold over a million copies. The directory format enables you to find a known crystal instantly or to identify an unknown crystal. It covers the practical and esoteric properties of each stone, including spiritual, mental, psychological, emotional and physical effects, plus its use in crystal healing. Encompassing ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The Disappearing Spoon...and other true tales from the Periodic Table

    by Sam Kean

    Why did Gandhi hate iodine (I, 53)? Why did the Japanese kill Godzilla with missiles made of cadmium (Cd, 48)? How did radium (Ra, 88) nearly ruin Marie Curie's reputation? And why did tellurium (Te, 52) lead to the most bizarre gold rush in history?The periodic table is one of our crowning scientific achievements, but it's also a treasure trove of passion, adventure, betrayal and obsession. The ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Periodic Tales

    The Curious Lives of the Elements

    by Hugh Aldersey-Williams

    The phenomenal Sunday Times bestseller Periodic Tales by Hugh Andersey-Williams, packed with fascinating stories and unexpected information about the building blocks of our universe.Everything in the universe is made of them, including you.Like you, the elements have personalities, attitudes, talents, shortcomings, stories rich with meaning.Here you'll meet iron that rains from the heavens and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Climate Wars

    by Gwynne Dyer

    Waves of climate refugees. Dozens of failed states. All-out war. From one of the world’s great geopolitical analysts comes a terrifying glimpse of the near future, when climate change drives the world’s powers towards the cutthroat politics of survival.An increase of as little as two degrees Celsius in average global temperature—which is almost inevitable—could heat global politics to boiling ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Mendeleyev's Dream

    The Quest for the Elements

    by Paul Strathern

    “Mendeleyev’s Dream is a wonderfully entertaining and stimulating journey from alchemy to chemistry in search of the elements of our universe. It is a book of great clarity and depth.” Jim Crace“A wonderful historical romp through mankind’s attempts to understand the constituents of matter.” The Observer“What stuff is the world made up of? It is the history of this question which Paul Strathern ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • How To

    Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems from Randall Munroe of xkcd

    by Randall Munroe

    Randall Munroe is . . .****'Nerd royalty' Ben Goldacre'Totally brilliant' Tim Harford'Laugh-out-loud funny' Bill Gates'Wonderful' Neil GaimanAN INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe world's most entertaining and useless self-help guide, from the brilliant mind behind the wildly popular webcomic xkcd and the million-selling What If? and Thing E... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Stuff Matters

    The Strange Stories of the Marvellous Materials that Shape Our Man-made World

    by Mark Miodownik

    * * * Winner of the Royal Society Winton Prize for Science Books * * *FROM THE TEA-CUP TO THE JET ENGINE, STUFF MATTERS IS A UNIQUE, INSPIRING EXPLORATION OF HUMAN CREATIVITY.'Enthralling. A mission to re-acquaint us with the wonders of the fabric that sustains our lives' Guardian'I stayed up all night reading this book' Oliver Sacks____________Everything is made of something.The ever... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Culinary Reactions

    The Everyday Chemistry of Cooking

    by Simon Quellen Field

    When you're cooking, you're a chemist! Every time you follow or modify a recipe, you are experimenting with acids and bases, emulsions and suspensions, gels and foams. In your kitchen you denature proteins, crystallize compounds, react enzymes with substrates, and nurture desired microbial life while suppressing harmful bacteria and fungi. And unlike in a laboratory, you can eat your experiments ... Read more

    $17.59 AUD

  • Aromatherapy and Essential Oils Ultimate Guide (Boxed Set)

    3 Books In 1 Essential Oils and Aromatherapy Guide with Recipes, Uses and Benefits

    by Speedy Publishing

    Aromathery and Essential oils have a variety of positive uses. Peppermint can help with stomach issues and PMS. Clove oil is used to cure headaches. Inhaling citrus oils has been said to cure cabin fever. Other oils like mint and citrus help people relax during summer. Essential oils are organic and all-natural, so they can be used as replacements for certain harmful medicines and perfumes. ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Cooked

    A Natural History of Transformation

    by Michael Pollan

    THE INSPIRATION FOR THE NEW NETFLIX SERIES'It's not often that a life-changing book falls into one's lap ... Yet Michael Pollan's Cooked is one of them.' SundayTelegraph'This is a love song to old, slow kitchen skills at their delicious best' Kathryn Huges, GUARDIAN BOOKS OF THE YEARThe New York Times Top Five Bestseller - Michael Pollan's uniquely enjoyable quest... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • A is for Arsenic

    The Poisons of Agatha Christie

    by Kathryn Harkup

    Shortlisted for the BMA Book Awards and Macavity Awards 2016Fourteen novels. Fourteen poisons. Just because it's fiction doesn't mean it's all made-up ...Agatha Christie revelled in the use of poison to kill off unfortunate victims in her books; indeed, she employed it more than any other murder method, with the poison itself often being a central part of the novel. Her choice of deadly substances ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • The Explainer

    From Deja Vu to Why the Sky Is Blue, and Other Conundrums

    by CSIRO Publishing

    Ever wondered how vaccines work, why whales strand themselves or if luck exists? The Explainer: From Déjà Vu to Why the Sky Is Blue, and Other Conundrums is a collection of around 100 of the best articles published in ‘The Explainer’ and ‘Monday’s Medical Myths’ sections of The Conversation. The book answers questions on everyone's mind about a diverse range of topics, abstract concepts, and ... Read more

    $10.66 AUD

  • Canning and Preserving: A Simple Food In A Jar Home Preserving Guide for All Seasons : Bonus: Food Storage Tips for Meat, Dairy and Eggs

    by Samantha Michaels

    These days, it is very important that you do everything you can to save money, and to make sure that you have something to eat, in case calamities or unprecedented events occur. It is also important that you have some food that will see you through your everyday life. Canned or preserved food is essential in every household because it is easy to make and very delicious, too. This handbook, ... Read more

    $6.92 AUD

  • Brain Food

    How to Eat Smart and Sharpen Your Mind

    by Dr Lisa Mosconi

    A call to action to prevent a brain health crisis - does for diet what Why We Sleep does for sleep'One of the most exciting reads on brain health that I have ever come across ... I cannot recommend this book enough' - Dr Rupy Aujla, author of The Doctor's KitchenWe often talk about how our diets affect our fitness - but we don't discuss how they affect the hungriest organ in the body, the brain. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Chemistry Study Guide: Atom Structure, Chemical Series, Bond, Molecular Geometry, Stereochemistry, Reactions, Acids And Bases, Electrochemistry. (Mobi Study Guides)

    by MobileReference

    Boost Your grades with Chemistry Study Guide. Navigate from table of contents or search for words or phrases.Audience:Intended for everyone interested in Chemistry, particularly undergraduate and graduate science students, medical students, nursing students, physician assistants students, and advanced high school students.FEATURES:- Atomic structure - Chemical interactions and bonding - ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Caesar's Last Breath

    The Epic Story of The Air Around Us

    by Sam Kean

    ** GUARDIAN SCIENCE BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 **‘Popular science at its best’Mail on Sunday‘Eminently accessible and enjoyable’ObserverWith every breath, you literally inhale the history of the world. On the ides of March, 44 BC, Julius Caesar died of stab wounds in the Roman Senate, but the story of his last breath is still unfolding. In fact, you're probably inhaling some of it now. Of the ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Emperor Of Scent

    by Chandler Burr

    In the tradition of Susan Orlean's The Orchid Thief and James Gleick's Genius, The Emperor of Scent tells the story of Luca Turin, an utterly unusual, stubborn scientist, his otherworldly gift for perfume, his brilliant, quixotic theory of how we smell, and his struggle to set before the world the secret of the most enigmatic of our senses. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • PIHKAL

    A Chemical Love Story

    by Alexander Shulgin and 1 more

    Alexander (better known as “Sasha”) and Ann Shulgin’s PiHKAL: A Chemical Love Story has become a foundational work in the genre and was the first book to fully impart the how-to chemistry, and convey the effects, of many of the entheogenic drugs that are currently being studied and used to heal trauma and deal with death. An acronym for “Phenethylamines I Have Known and Loved”, the book spans ... Read more

    $16.05 AUD