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How to destroy the universe - and 34 other really interesting uses of physics by Parsons, Paul, 1971-

How to destroy the universe - and 34 other really interesting uses of physics

If you thought physics was all about measuring the temperature of ice in a bucket or trying to fathom what E=mc2 means, think again. How to Destroy the Universe and 34 other really interesting uses of physics demystifies the astonishing world of physics in a series of intriguing, entertaining and often extraordinary scenarios'that explain key physics concepts in plain and simple language. You'll find out how to save the planet from energy shortages by mining the vacuum of empty space, engineer t

Jul 21, 2016
How to love yourself (and sometimes other people) - spiritual advice for modern relationships by Watterson, Meggan, 1974-

How to love yourself (and sometimes other people) - spiritual advice for modern relationships

"How to Love Yourself (and Sometimes Other People) is a smart, hip guide for spiritual seekers who want to experience more love and stability in all forms of relationships. Told from the unique vantage points of authors Meggan Watterson and Lodro Rinzler, this book explores staying anchored in the foundation of self-love as you navigate the natural (and often stormy) cycle of a relationship. Their dual perspectives as teachers and scholars of Christian mysticism and Buddhism make for a rich and

Jul 19, 2016
How to love yourself (and sometimes other people) - spiritual advice for modern relationships by Watterson, Meggan, 1974-

How to love yourself (and sometimes other people) - spiritual advice for modern relationships

"How to Love Yourself (and Sometimes Other People) is a smart, hip guide for spiritual seekers who want to experience more love and stability in all forms of relationships. Told from the unique vantage points of authors Meggan Watterson and Lodro Rinzler, this book explores staying anchored in the foundation of self-love as you navigate the natural (and often stormy) cycle of a relationship. Their dual perspectives as teachers and scholars of Christian mysticism and Buddhism make for a rich and

Jul 25, 2016
How to make a spaceship - a band of renegades, an epic race, and the birth of private spaceflight by Guthrie, Julian, author.

How to make a spaceship - a band of renegades, an epic race, and the birth of private spaceflight

Traces the efforts of science prodigy Peter Diamandis and other pioneering space hopefuls to create the private spaceflight industry, launching a historic race to win the $10 million XPrize and inspiring the triumphant 2004 launch of SpaceShipOne.

Jul 25, 2016
How to play the world's most exclusive golf clubs - a journey through Pine Valley, Royal Melbourne, Augusta, Muirfield, and more by Sabino, John.

How to play the world's most exclusive golf clubs - a journey through Pine Valley, Royal Melbourne, Augusta, Muirfield, and more

Jul 21, 2016
How to ruin everything - essays by Watsky, 1986- author.

How to ruin everything - essays

Jul 25, 2016
How to ruin everything - essays by Watsky, 1986- author.

How to ruin everything - essays

Presents a collection of essays that chronicle the author's triumphs over humiliation, strange misadventures, and character-building experiences.

Jul 21, 2016
How to speak golf - an illustrated guide to links lingo by Cook, Sally, author.

How to speak golf - an illustrated guide to links lingo

"From ace to zinger, How to Speak Golf includes over 125 golf terms paired with charming and clever illustrations that decode the words and phrases that fly around a golf course. Clubhouse Chatter sections are sprinkled throughout where you'll learn about everything from the origins of golf, the worst courses and biggest sand bunkers in the world, to the reason why there are so many bird references in golf terminology, a history of famous holes-in-one, and much, much more! Some of the terms incl

Jul 21, 2016
Hurt - the inspiring, untold story of trauma care by Musemeche, Catherine, author.

Hurt - the inspiring, untold story of trauma care

Jul 25, 2016
I Am Duran - My Autobiography by Duran, Roberto

I Am Duran - My Autobiography

Jul 25, 2016
I said yes - my story of heartbreak, redemption, and true love by Johnson, Emily Maynard, 1986-

I said yes - my story of heartbreak, redemption, and true love

"Millions know Emily Maynard Johnson from her ... double appearances on The Bachelor and The Bachelorette. Millions also know that neither of the relationships from those shows lasted much longer than a commercial break ... [In this book], Emily tells the story of her life before and after reality TV fame, describing the profound new reality she discovered when she forsook fame in favor of the Lord. At the end of a long, fruitless search for a man, this courageous young woman found the truest lo

Jul 21, 2016
I wish my teacher knew - how one question can change everything for our kids by Schwartz, Kyle, author.

I wish my teacher knew - how one question can change everything for our kids

One day, third-grade teacher Kyle Schwartz asked her students to fill the blank in this sentence: “I wish my teacher knew _____.” The results astounded her. Some answers were humorous, others were heartbreaking, but all were profoundly moving and enlightening. The results opened her eyes to the need for educators to understand the unique realities their students face in order to create an open, safe and supportive place in the classroom.

Jul 21, 2016
I'm judging you - the do-better manual by Ajayi, Luvvie.

I'm judging you - the do-better manual

"With over 500,000 readers a month at her enormously popular blog, AwesomelyLuvvie.com, Luvvie Ajayi is a go-to source for smart takes on pop culture. I'm Judging You is her debut book of humorous essays that dissects our cultural obsessions and calls out bad behavior in our increasingly digital, connected lives--from the importance of the newest Shonda Rhimes television drama to serious discussions of race and media representation to what to do about your fool cousin sharing casket pictures fro

Jul 19, 2016
Ice diaries - an Antarctic memoir by McNeil, Jean, author.

Ice diaries - an Antarctic memoir

"What do we stand to lose in a world without ice? A decade ago, novelist and short story writer Jean McNeil spent a year as writer in residence with the British Antarctic Survey, and four months on the world's most enigmatic continent--Antarctica. Access to the Antarctic remains largely reserved for scientists, and it is the only piece of earth which is nobody's country. Ice Diaries is the story of McNeil's years spent in ice, not only in the Antarctic but her subsequent travels in Greenland, Ic

Jul 21, 2016
Idiot brain - what your head is really up to by Burnett, Dean, author.

Idiot brain - what your head is really up to

"A delightful tour of our mysterious, mischievous gray matter from neuroscientist and massively popular Guardian blogger Dean Burnett,"--NoveList.

Jul 25, 2016
If Venice Dies by Settis, Salvatore/ Naffis-sahely, Andr ̌(TRN)

If Venice Dies

Jul 19, 2016
Immunity to change- how to overcome it and unlock the potential in yourself and your organization by Kegan, Robert

Immunity to change- how to overcome it and unlock the potential in yourself and your organization

Jul 25, 2016
In Search of the World's Finest Wools by Dormeuil, Dominic/ Rabouan, Jean-baptiste

In Search of the World's Finest Wools

Jul 19, 2016
In such good company - eleven years of laughter, mayhem, and fun in the sandbox by Burnett, Carol, author.

In such good company - eleven years of laughter, mayhem, and fun in the sandbox

"Comedy legend Carol Burnett tells the hilarious behind-the-scenes story of her iconic weekly variety series, The Carol Burnett Show. Who but Carol Burnett herself has the timing, talent, and wit to pull back the curtain on the Emmy-Award winning show that made television history for eleven glorious seasons? In Such Good Company delves into little-known stories of the guests, sketches and antics that made the show legendary, as well as some favorite tales too good not to relive again. Carol la

Jul 19, 2016
In the Mountains of Madness - The Life, Death, and Extraordinary Afterlife of H.p. Lovecraft by Poole, W. Scott

In the Mountains of Madness - The Life, Death, and Extraordinary Afterlife of H.p. Lovecraft

Jul 25, 2016