Kari Byron--former host of the wildly popular, iconic cult classic MythBusters--shows how to crash test your way through life, no lab coat required. Kari Byron's story hasn't been a straight li... read more

Crash Test Girl - An Unlikely Experiment in Using the Scientific Method to Answer Life's Toughest Questions
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To imagine – to see that which is not there – is the startling ability that has fueled human development and innovation through the centuries. As a species we stand alone in our remarkable capacity to refashion the world after the pictures in our minds. Traversing the r... read more

Out Of Our Minds: What We Think and How We Came to Think It

Dividing the sum total of human musical achievement, from Beethoven to The Beatles, Busta Rhymes to Bach, into just six fundamental forms, Levitin illuminates, through songs of friendship, joy, comfort, knowledge, religion and love, ... read more

The World in Six Songs - How the Musical Brain Created Human Nature

For years Dr Rahul Jandial has transformed the lives of his neurosurgery patients by putting them through 'brain rehab', his specially developed boot camp for restoring brain function. In this eye-opening, ... read more

Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon: Learn How to Keep Your Brain Fitter,healthier and Stronger

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Artificial intelligence has long been a mainstay of science fiction and increasingly it feels as if AI is entering our everyday lives, with technology like Apple's Siri now prominent, and self-driving cars almost upon us. But what do we actua... read more

Artificial Intelligence - Modern Magic or Dangerous Future?

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The first authoritative and accessible single-volume history of philosophy to cover both Western and Eastern traditions, from one of the world's most eminent thinkers The story of philosophy is the story of who we are and why. An epic tale, spanning civilizations and continen... read more

The History of Philosophy
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An enchanting biography of the most resonant – and most necessary – chemical element on Earth. Carbon. It's in the fibres in your hair, the timbers in your walls, the food that you eat and the air that you breathe. It's worth ... read more

Symphony in C: Carbon and the Evolution of (Almost) Everything

THE UNIVERSE'S GREATEST UNANSWERED QUESTIONS, POSED BY "THE WORLD'S FINEST MINDS" (The Guardian)
Featuring Jared Diamond, Steven Pinker, Nobel laureate ... read more

The Last Unknowns: Deep, Elegant, Profound Unanswered Questions About the Universe, the Mind, the Future of Civilization, and the Meaning of Life

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Gripping and evocative, How Death Becomes Life takes us inside the operating room and presents the stark dilemmas that transplant surgeons must face daily: How much risk should a healthy person be allowed to take to save someone she loves? Shou... read more

How Death Becomes Life: Notes from a Transplant Surgeon
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Jupiter: The Ruthless One - Mars: The Doomed One - Sun: The Fiery One - Saturn: The Beautiful One - Pluto: The Mysterious One Professor Brian Cox is back with another insightful and mind-blowing exploration of space.
This time he shows us our solar system as we've never seen it befor... read more

The Planets

WHAT MAKES US HUMAN? Waging war? Sex for pleasure? Creating art? Mastery of fire? In this thrilling tour of the animal kingdom, Adam Rutherford tells the story of how we became the unique creatures we are today. Illuminat... read more

The Book of Humans - A Brief History of Culture, Sex, War and the Evolution of Us

Bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees,Peter Wohlleben, invites you to reconnect with natureAs soon as we step out of the door, nature surrounds. Thousands of small and large processes are taking place, details that are long often fa... read more

The Weather Detective: Rediscovering Nature's Secret Signs
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