NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The ultimate guide to animal flatulence: the perfect gift for anyone who has ever farted. Dogs do it. Millipedes do it. Dinosaurs did it. You do it: I do it. Octopuses don't (and nor do octopi). Spiders m... read more

Does It Fart? The Definitive Field Guide to Animal Flatulence

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'Richard Wiseman is arguably the most interesting experimental psychologist working today' Scientific American
Try to remember these letters: R A I O L T A L G. Struggling? Let's rearrange them and try again: A L L I G A T O R.
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How to Remember Everything

Best-selling author Simon Winchester maps the amazing trajectory of the fathers of engineering. The lives of Wilkinson, Whitworth, Maudslay, Bramah, and Ramsden are interwoven with anecdotes such as the invention of the Rolls-Royce an... read more

Exactly: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World

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The ancient Greeks called it Gaia; the Romans Terra. We know it simply as Earth, the planet we call home. And what a planet it is.
 
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This is Planet Earth: Your ultimate guide to the world we call home

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Originally published in 1992 to great acclaim, this updated edition traces the course of Hawking (TM)s life and science, successfully marrying biography and physics to tell the story of a remarkable man. Stephen Hawking is no ordinary scientist. With a car... read more

Stephen Hawking:A Life in Science

Freeing the Spirit of Enquiry The Science Delusion is the belief that science already understands the nature of reality. The fundamental questions are answered, leaving only the details to be filled in. In this book (published in the US as... read more

The Science Delusion: Feeling the Spirit of Enquiry

Most of us are clueless when it comes to the physics that makes our modern world so convenient. What's the simple science behind motion sensors, touch screens and toasters? How do we enter our offices using touc... read more

The Physics of Everyday Things: The Extraordinary Science Behind an Ordinary Day

The Sunday Times Science Book of the Year 2017 'Entertaining and at times mind-boggling guide to the weakest of nature's fundamental forces, which also controls the fate of the universe' Manjit Kumar, The Times... read more

The Ascent of Gravity: The Quest to Understand the Force that Explains Everything

'Visualise your goals and achieve your potential.' Easy-to-follow and extremely effective, Win will change the way you think about all aspects of your life.
From well-known personality and rugby commentator Brent Pope and psychot... read more

Win: Proven Strategies for Success -- Sport. Life. Mental Health.

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Where did we come from? Where are we going? Homo sapiens is the most successful, the most widespread and the most influential species ever to walk the Earth. In the blink of an evolutionary eye we have spread around the globe, taken control of Eart... read more

Human Origins: 7 million years and counting

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Think of a number between one and ten. No, hang on, let's make this interesting. Between zero and infinity. Even if you stick to the whole numbers, there are a lot to choose from - an infinite number in fact. Throw in ... read more

How Numbers Work: Discover the strange and beautiful world of mathematics

There's a whole universe out there... Imagine you had a spacecraft capable of travelling through interstellar space. You climb in, blast into orbit, fly out of the solar system and keep g... read more

A Journey Through The Universe: A traveler's guide from the centre of the sun to the edge of the unknown