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Book Review: The History of Life by Michael J. Benton
The History of Life: A Very Short Introduction by Michael J. Benton My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book reminded me a little bit of The Ancestors Tale , albeit the latter traces the history of life in reverse chronological order. The author of this title in t...

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Book Review: The Belief Instinct by Jesse Bering
The Belief Instinct: The Psychology of Souls, Destiny, and the Meaning of Life by Jesse Bering My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book is not about the existence/nonexistence of god. Bering believes this is a trivial question! His main interest is why most societ...

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Book Review: Philosophy of Science by Samir Okasha
Philosophy of Science: A Very Short Introduction by Samir Okasha My rating: 4 of 5 stars I finished reading the book about a month ago, but I’m reviewing it now. As most Oxford Short Introduction Series books go, this is an easy-to-read, concise guide to th...

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Book Review: The Age of Spiritual Machines by Ray Kurzweil
The Age of Spiritual Machines: When Computers Exceed Human Intelligence by Ray Kurzweil My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Age of Spiritual Machines, is an attention-grabbing and misleading title given to a decent futuristic book. I have long wanted to read a book...

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Book Review: The Story of the Human Body by Daniel E. Lieberman
The Story of the Human Body: Evolution, Health, and Disease by Daniel E. Lieberman My rating: 5 of 5 stars It should be stated from the outset that this is not a 'self-help' book, but it definitely does raise awareness of some aspects of our modern lives wh...

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There's a correlation between Nobel Prize Winners and the amount of chocolate a country eats! This graph shows it!

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Neil on the Power of the Telescope #StarTalk

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Where does earth end and space begin? The border between the two is not as simple or scientific as you might think http://aeon.co/magazine/science/where-is-the-border-between-earth-and-space
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