Science & Nature

I'm constantly investigating nature - nature, meaning everything.

Walking

Henry David Thoreau

Thoreau's essay "Walking" grew out of magazine entries advanced in 1851 into  lectures, "Walking" and "The Wild," which had been added in 1851 and 1852, and once more in 1856 and 1857. Thoreau mixed the lectures, separated them in 1854, and labo...

Experiments with Alternate Currents of High Potential and High Frequency

Nikola Tesla

“Each day we go to our work in the hope of discovering,—in the hope that some one, no matter who, may find a solution of one of the pending great problems,—and each succeeding day we return to our task with renewed ardor; and even i...

The inventions, researches and writings of Nikola Tesla

Thomas Commerford Martin

Written in 1893, the book is a record of Tesla's pioneering activities, research, and works.Tesla is recognized as one of the foremost electrical researchers and inventors.At the time of publication, the book was the "bible" of every electrical engin...

WHAT IF?: SERIOUS SCIENTIFIC ANSWERS TO ABSURD HYPOTHETICAL QUESTIONS

Randall Munroe

From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd, hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask. Millions of people visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe’s iconic webcomic. His stick-f...

PEOPLEWARE: PRODUCTIVE PROJECTS AND TEAMS (THIRD EDITION)

Tom De Marco

Demarco and Lister demonstrate that the major issues of software development are human, not technical. Their answers aren't easy--just incredibly successful. New second edition features eight all-new chapters. For this third edition, the authors hav...

THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS

M. R. Carey

The Girl With All the Gifts is a breathtaking and heart-pounding thriller. It's action-packed, suspenseful and riveting from the first page to the very last one. Melanie, the main character of the book, is a special girl - a very special one. Her doc...

THE UGLY STEPSISTER (UNFINISHED FAIRY TALES BOOK 1)

Aya Ling

What if you are trapped in a fairy tale book?When Kat accidentally rips apart an old childhood picturebook, she's magically transported into the world of Cinderella--as Katriona, one of the ugly stepsisters! To get back, she'll have to complete the...

META

Tom Reynolds

It's one thing to write an entertaining science fiction novel, but if you want to create an exciting superhero story, you'll have to put your heart and mind into it. It's pretty hard to surprise the fans, but Tom Reynolds is one of the few writers wh...

FOR MAGNUS CHASE

Rick Riordan

Hotel Valhalla Guide to the Norse Worlds is a beautifully written, charming and highly entertaining book that will be a great read both for you and your kids. Rick Riordan is considered to be one of the best writers in the genre of children's books,...

STORIES OF YOUR LIFE AND OTHERS

Ted Chiang

Very few people know that Stories of Your Life, a modern-day masterpiece by Mr. Ted Chiang, is the novel that the upcoming Hollywood blockbuster, Arrival, is heavily based on. Yes, the one with the giant alien ships and Amy Adams. And the book also i...