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Geoffrey F. Miller is an American evolutionary psychologist, serving as an associate professor of psychology at the University of New Mexico who has researched sexual selection in human evolution.
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World War Z
An Oral History of the Zombie War
by Max Brooks (Oct 15, 2007)
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Tags: fictionthrillerscience-fictionadventure
An alternate cover for this isbn can be found here.The Zombie War came unthinkably close to eradicating humanity. Max Brooks, driven by the urgency of preserving the acid-etched first-hand experiences of the survivors from those apocalyptic years, traveled across the United States of America and throughout the world, from decimated cities that once...
The Dark Art and Curious Science of Creating Magic in Brands, Business, and Life
by Rory Sutherland (May 06, 2019)
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The Aesthetic Animal
by Henrik Hogh-Olesen (Sep 13, 2018)
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Tags: psychologymedicalsociology
The Aesthetic Animal answers the ultimate questions of why we adorn ourselves, embellish our things and surroundings, and produce art, music, song dance, and fiction. Humans are aesthetic animals that spend vast amounts of time and resources on seemingly useless aesthetic activities. However, nature would not allow a species to waste precious time ...
Bronze Age Mindset
by Bronze Age Pervert (Jun 05, 2018)
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The Atlantic named this author as possibly Steve Bannon's contact in the White House (Rosie Gray, The Atlantic Feb 10 2017: " 'Think you should speak directly to my WH cutout / cell leader,' Yarvin said in an email. 'I've never met him and don't know his identity, we just DM on Twitter. He's said to be very close to Bannon...Goal is to intimidate C...
Out of Control
The New Biology of Machines, Social Systems, & the Economic World
by Kevin Kelly (Apr 13, 1995)
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The Algebra of Happiness
Notes on the Pursuit of Success, Love, and Meaning
by Scott Galloway (May 13, 2019)
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Tags: self-helpbusinessmotivationalmanagementleadership
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Four, Scott Galloway, a provocative book of hard-won wisdom for achieving a fulfilling career and life, based on his viral video of the same name.Scott Galloway teaches brand strategy at NYU's Stern School of Business, but often his class veers to life strategy. His students are smart and hardworkin...
Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids
Why Being a Great Parent is Less Work and More Fun Than You Think
by Bryan Caplan (May 07, 2012)
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In Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids, contrarian economist Bryan Caplan argues that we've needlessly turned parenting into an unpleasant chore, and don't know the real plusses and minuses of having kids. Parents today spend more time investing in their kids than ever, but twin and adoption research shows that upbringing is much less important than ...
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Male, Female
The Evolution of Human Sex Differences
by David C. Geary (Oct 31, 2009)
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Why do girls tend to earn better grades in school than boys? Why are men still far more likely than women to earn degrees in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics? And why are men on average more likely to be injured in accidents and fights than women? These and many other questions are the subject of both informal investi...
Science Ink
Tattoos of the Science Obsessed
by Carl Zimmer (May 05, 2014)
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Body art meets popular science in this elegant, mind-blowing collection, written by renowned science writer Carl Zimmer. Showcasing hundreds of eye-catching tattoos that pay tribute to various scientific disciplines, from evolutionary biology and neuroscience to mathematics and astrophysics, Science Ink reveals the stories of the individuals who ch...
The Doomsday Machine
Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner
by Daniel Ellsberg (Dec 03, 2018)
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Shortlisted for the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in NonfictionFrom the legendary Pentagon Papers whistle-blower, an eyewitness exposé of America's Top Secret, seventy-year nuclear policy that continues to this day.Here, for the first time, former high-level defense analyst Daniel Ellsberg reveals his shocking firsthand account of Ameri...
The All-or-Nothing Marriage
How the Best Marriages Work
by Eli J Finkel (Jan 07, 2019)
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"After years of debate and inquiry, the key to a great marriage remained shrouded in mystery. Until now..."--Carol Dweck, author of Mindset: The New Psychology of SuccessEli J. Finkel's insightful and ground-breaking investigation of marriage clearly shows that the best marriages today are better than the best marriages of earlier eras. Indeed, the...