Slime: How Algae Created Us..by Ruth Kassinger

Slime: How Algae Created Us, Plague Us, and Just Might Save Us by Ruth Kassinger
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 16.4 MB
Overview: No organisms are more important to life as we know it than algae. In Slime, Ruth Kassinger gives this under-appreciated group its due." -Elizabeth Kolbert

Say "algae" and most people think of pond scum. What they don’t know is that without algae, none of us would exist.

There are as many algae on Earth as stars in the universe, and they have been essential to life on our planet for eons. Algae created the Earth we know today, with its oxygen-rich atmosphere, abundant oceans, and coral reefs. Crude oil is made of dead algae, and algae are the ancestors of all plants. Today, seaweed production is a multi-billion dollar industry, with algae hard at work to make your sushi, chocolate milk, beer, paint, toothpaste, shampoo and so much more.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational

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Slime: How Algae Created Us, Plague Us by Ruth Kassinger

Slime: How Algae Created Us, Plague Us, and Just Might Save Us by Ruth Kassinger
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 16.4 MB
Overview: No organisms are more important to life as we know it than algae. In Slime, Ruth Kassinger gives this under-appreciated group its due." -Elizabeth Kolbert

Say "algae" and most people think of pond scum. What they don’t know is that without algae, none of us would exist.

There are as many algae on Earth as stars in the universe, and they have been essential to life on our planet for eons. Algae created the Earth we know today, with its oxygen-rich atmosphere, abundant oceans, and coral reefs. Crude oil is made of dead algae, and algae are the ancestors of all plants. Today, seaweed production is a multi-billion dollar industry, with algae hard at work to make your sushi, chocolate milk, beer, paint, toothpaste, shampoo and so much more.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational

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Mind in Motion: How Action Shapes Thought by Barbara Tversky

Mind in Motion: How Action Shapes Thought by Barbara Tversky
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 25.9MB
Overview: An eminent psychologist offers a major new theory of human cognition: movement, not language, is the foundation of thought

When we try to think about how we think, we can’t help but think of words. Indeed, some have called language the stuff of thought. But pictures are remembered far better than words, and describing faces, scenes, and events defies words. Anytime you take a shortcut or play chess or basketball or rearrange your furniture in your mind, you’ve done something remarkable: abstract thinking without words.

In Mind in Motion, psychologist Barbara Tversky shows that spatial cognition isn’t just a peripheral aspect of thought, but its very foundation, enabling us to draw meaning from our bodies and their actions in the world. Our actions in real space get turned into mental actions on thought, often spouting spontaneously from our bodies as gestures. Spatial thinking underlies creating and using maps, assembling furniture, devising football strategies, designing airports, understanding the flow of people, traffic, water, and ideas. Spatial thinking even underlies the structure and meaning of language: why we say we push ideas forward or tear them apart, why we’re feeling up or have grown far apart.

Like Thinking, Fast and Slow before it, Mind in Motion gives us a new way to think about how-and where-thinking takes place.
Genre: Non-fiction > Educational

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Focused Observations: How To Observe Young Children …

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Chess: How to Improve Your Technique by Frank Brady

Chess: How to Improve Your Technique by Frank Brady
Requirements: .PDF reader, 2.5 Mb
Overview: A shortcut to successful playing for the beginning or occasional chess player explaining, among other things, the idea behind a move and why certain positions are more favorable than others.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational

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Albert Meets America: How Journalists Treated Genius …

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How to Skimm Your Life by The Skimm

How to Skimm Your Life by The Skimm
Requirements: EPUB Reader 74.86 MB
Overview: It might seem like everyone you know took secret classes on budgeting, owning their career, and choosing the right wine-and you were sick that day. Enter: How to Skimm Your Life.
With theSkimm’s trademark mix of real talk, humor, and inspirational messaging, this book gives you the information you need to make informed and empowered decisions in your life. Covering everything from personal finance, to career, to stress management, global politics, andmore, How to Skimm Your Life breaks down some of the less glamorous parts of adulting and answers questions like:
Genre: Non-Fiction – Health, Fitness & Medical –

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How to Become a Deadly Chess Tactician


How to Become a Deadly Chess Tactician
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Udemy – Abs Workout – How to lose Belly Fat and Get a Six Pack

Udemy – Abs Workout – How to lose Belly Fat and Get a Six Pack

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How-To Guide to Ceramic Tile with Dean Johnson

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Game Apps – How To Make Games For iPhone, Android, Windows

Game Apps – How To Make Games For iPhone, Android, Windows

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FStoppers – How to Become a Professional Commercial Wedding Photographer

FStoppers – How to Become a Professional Commercial Wedding Photographer

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Financial Statements 101: How to read a Balance Sheet

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Dane Maxwell – How To Start An Automated $1,000 Per Month Business

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