Did you know that the most creative companies have centralized bathrooms? That brainstorming meetings are a terrible idea? That the cities with the fastest walkers come up with the most new ideas?
From the bestselling au read more
Douglas Hofstadter’s book is concerned directly with the nature of maps” or links between formal systems. However, according to Hofstadter, the formal system that underlies all mental activity transcends the system that supports it. I read more
If you're a programmer, hacker, or maker who is interested in learning how to cook, this book is for you. In this book, I'll cover the basics of cooking and provide a number of simple and fun recipes as part of the food hacking experiments, while at th read more
Just a century ago, cheese was still a relatively regional and European phenomenon, and cheese making techniques were limited by climate, geography, and equipment. But modern technology along with the recent artisanal renaissance has opened up the dive read more
Legendary historian and philosopher of science George Dyson vividly re-creates the scenes of focused experimentation, incredible mathematical insight, and pure creative genius that gave us computers, digital television, modern genetics, models of st read more
Kevin Maney has contributed to The Two- Second Advantage: How We Succeed by Anticipating the Future- - Just Enough as an author.K read more
Charles C Mann has contributed to 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created as an author.Charles C. Mann is the author of "1491", which won the U.S. National Academy of Sciences' Keck award for the best book of the year. A correspon read more
David Allen Sibley, America's most gifted contemporary painter of birds, is the author and illustrator of this comprehensive guide. His beautifully detailed illustrations—more than 6,600 in all—and descriptions of 810 species and 350 region read more
About the Book: A Universe from Nothing: Why there is Something rather than Nothing
A provocative account of the astounding new answers to the most basicphilosophical questions: Where did the universe come from and how will it end? read more
Why do our headaches persist after we take a one-cent aspirin but disappear when we take a fifty-cent aspirin?
Why do we splurge on a lavish meal but cut coupons to save twenty-five cents on a can of soup?
When it comes to making dec read more
Neil deGrasse Tyson is a rare breed of astrophysicist, one who can speak as easily and brilliantly with popular audiences as with professional scientists. Now that NASA has put human space flight effectively on hold—with a five- or possibly ten-y read more
How did his mind work? What made him a genius? Isaacson's biography shows read more
The Sibley Guide to Birds has quickly become the new standard of excellence in bird identification guides, covering more than 810 North American birds in amazing detail. Now comes a new portable guide from David Sibley that read more
Showing 1 - 50 of 79 results