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  1. Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man Audiobook Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World's Most Dangerous Man
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  2. The Sin Eater Audiobook The Sin Eater
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  3. Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be Audiobook Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Be
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  4. Near Dark: A Thriller Audiobook Near Dark: A Thriller
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  5. Coming Home to Island House Audiobook Coming Home to Island House
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  6. Outsider: A Novel of Suspense Audiobook Outsider: A Novel of Suspense
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  7. What You Wish For: A Novel Audiobook What You Wish For: A Novel
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  8. The Alchemist Audiobook The Alchemist
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  9. Relationship Goals: How to Win at Dating, Marriage, and Sex Audiobook Relationship Goals: How to Win at Dating, Marriage, and Sex
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  10. Tempt Me Audiobook Tempt Me
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Great Minds of Science Audiobook

Great Minds of Science

Author: Dr. Robert Bakker Narrator: Paul Hoffman, Paul Hoffmann Release Date: January 2001

Explore the Earth's last frontier, learn how the dinosaurs died, or discover the direction human evolution is heading. The world's greatest scientists are at your disposal in Great Minds of Science. Let them take you to the very frontiers of science, with narratives full of genius, personal insight, and enlightenment. In this tribute to mankind's ingenuity and boundless curiosity, get detailed explanations about dinosaurs, viruses, evolution, oceanography, astronomy, and artificial intelligence.

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Mean Genes Audiobook

Mean Genes

Author: Jay Phelan, Terence Burnham, Terry Burnham Narrator: Pat Woodruff Release Date: October 2000

"The Mean Genes message is optimistic . . . a self-help book for the merely average human being." (The Washington Post Book World) "An unusual cross between a social Darwinist monograph and a self-help manual." (The New Yorker) Why do we want-and do-so many things that are bad for us? In Mean Genes Terry Burnham and Jay Phelan argue that we need to stop looking to Sigmund Freud for answers and start looking to Charles Darwin. Mean Genes reveals that our struggles for self-improvement are, in fact, battles against our own genes-genes that helped our distant ancestors flourish, but are selfish and out of place in the modern world. Using this evolutionary lens, Mean Genes brilliantly examines the issues that most affect our lives-body image, money, addiction, violence, and relationships, friendship, love, and fidelity-and offers steps to help us lead more satisfying lives.

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Adam's Curse: A Future Without Men Audiobook

Adam's Curse: A Future Without Men

Author: Bryan Sykes Narrator: Christopher Kay Release Date: April 2000

By the nationally best-selling author of The Seven Daughters of Eve, Adam's Curse investigates the ultimate evolutionary crisis: a man-free future. How is it possible that the Y chromosome, which separated the sexes and allowed humans to rise to the apex of the animal kingdom, also threatens to destroy sexual reproduction altogether? Bryan Sykes confronts recent advances in evolutionary theory to find the answers to the questions that inexorably follow: Is there a genetic cause for men's greed, aggression, and promiscuity? Could a male homosexual gene possibly exist? A must read for anyone interested in popular science, family genealogy, and today's infertility crisis, Adam's Curse provokes a shocking debate on the nature of sexual reproduction

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Why Geese Don't Get Obese (and We Do): How Evolution's Strategies for Survival Affect Our Everyday L Audiobook

Why Geese Don't Get Obese (and We Do): How Evolution's Strategies for Survival Affect Our Everyday L

Author: Eric P. Widmaier Narrator: Rick Adamson Release Date: January 1999

Imagine being able to consume 250,000 calories daily without gaining weight. If you had the metabolism of a shrew you could. And while most of us can't hold our breath for more than a few minutes, the Weddell seal can remain underwater for a full 75 minutes! Learn how humans and other creatures have evolved to gauge their need for food, water and oxygen; regulate body temperature and respond to stressful situations.

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Alchemy of Love and Lust: Discover Our Sex Hormones & Determine Who We Love Audiobook

Alchemy of Love and Lust: Discover Our Sex Hormones & Determine Who We Love

Author: Theresa L. Crenshaw Narrator: Theresa L. Crenshaw Release Date: April 1996

Are you in charge of your love life? If you think so, you're wrong -- hormones control our sex drives and direct our love lives. In The Alchemy of Love and Lust, Dr. Theresa Crenshaw, a renowned sex therapist and researcher, unmasks the hidden agendas of our hormones as we progress through different sexual stages -- from adolescence through old age. Along with well-known hormones, Dr. Crenshaw introduces lesser known but potent influences that make up our "sex soup." The effects of these chemicals working together and individually offer insight into some compelling issues: Do people become addicted to one another through scent and touch? Can we determine our romantic destinies by altering our hormonal profiles? Romantics needn't worry that science will eliminate the mystery of attraction. To the contrary, this program helps us discover romance, rekindle it, and keep it alive. Filled with often surprising information, The Alchemy of Love and Lust explains the effects of our sex hormones and gives us specific, practical suggestions on how to monitor them.

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The Melatonin Miracle: Nature's Disease-Fighting, Sex-Enhancing, Age-Reversing Hormone Audiobook

The Melatonin Miracle: Nature's Disease-Fighting, Sex-Enhancing, Age-Reversing Hormone

Author: Walter Pierpaoli Narrator: Walter Pierpaoli, William Regelson Release Date: September 1995

From the scientists who did the original research as published by The National Academy of Science and the New York Academy of Sciences, the authoratative explanation of what their revolutionary discovery means for us today and in the future-- along with the doctors' easy-to-follow instructions on how to make the miracle work for you. What scientists are saying about melatonin: Melatonin naturally exists in our bodies and is perfectly safe; A small dose of melatonin at bedtime is all it takes; By boosing our melatonin back to the level of our youth, we can actually trick the body into thinking--and behaving-- as though we are still young. Ongoing research across the globe suggests far-ranging health benefits: A natural nonaddictive sleeping agent that guarantees a good night's sleep; Strengthens the immune system and thereby helps strengthen the body's resistance to cancer and other diseases; Prolongs sexual vitality; Lowers blood pressure and normalizes cholesterol; Eases stress.

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Darwin and Evolution Audiobook

Darwin and Evolution

Author: Dr. Michael Ghiselin Narrator: Edwin Newman Release Date: January 1994

In 1859, Charles Darwin published a vastly important work: On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection. For centuries, man had been seen as a created species, distinct from any other animal. Then, Darwin persuasively argued that mankind and other species are descended from common ancestors. His theory of "natural selection," also known as "survival of the fittest," explains how life evolved through natural processes. By the 1950s, most scientists accepted the theory. However, it upset many who believed that life was created by a supernatural God'a debate which is perpetuated today. The Science and Discovery series recreates one of history's most successful journeys'four thousand years of scientific efforts to better understand and control the physical world. Science has often challenged and upset conventional wisdom or accepted practices; this is a story of vested interests and independent thinkers, experiments and theories, change and progress. Aristotle, Copernicus, Kepler, Galileo, Newton, Darwin, Einstein, and many others are featured.

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Chemistry and The Enlightenment Audiobook

Chemistry and The Enlightenment

Author: Ian Jackson Narrator: Edwin Newman Release Date: June 1992

Modern chemistry emerged from the historical traditions of metalworking (beginning as early as the Bronze Age in 3500 BC); medicine (especially 'iatrochemistry', which emerged in the Renaissance); and alchemy (the medieval and mystical forerunner of chemistry). Alchemy was based on the Aristotelian concept of elements (earth, air, water, and fire) and Platonic ideas about pure 'essences' (i.e. ideal forms). The modern idea of a chemical element began to emerge in Robert Boyle's The Sceptical Chymist (1661). Boyle established a systematic approach to a vast subject in which detail frequently obscured basic principles. The 18th century theory of 'phlogiston' appeared to explain combustion and respiration as giving off an 'inflammable' substance. In 1774 Joseph Priestly discovered 'dephlogisticated air' (later called oxygen). In Paris, Antoine Lavoisier recognized the real significance of this discovery, and used it to revolutionize chemistry through his 1789 work Traite elementaire de chimie. A chemical theory of atoms emerged in the early 19th century, and 31 new elements were discovered between 1790 and 1830. Dmitry Mendeleyev laid out the periodic table in 1869. Chemistry was ushered into the 20th century by organic chemistry, valence theory, and the electron theory of chemical bonding. Chemistry and physics would now be linked in an alliance that has had dramatic consequences for scientific progress and the modern standard of living.

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The Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher Audiobook

The Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher

Author: Lewis Thomas Narrator: Grover Gardner Release Date: January 1990

In The Lives of a Cell, Dr. Thomas opens up to the listener a universe of knowledge and perception that is perhaps not wholly unfamiliar to the research scientist; but the world he explores is one of men and women too, a world of complex interrelationships, old ironies, peculiar powers, and intricate languages that give identity to the alienated, direction to the dependent. The Lives of a Cell offers a subtle, bold vision of humankind and the world around us-a sense of what gives life-from a writer who seems to draw grace and strength from the very substance of his subject, a man of wit and imagination who takes pleasure in and gives meaning to nearly everything he beholds.

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