This is a new trove of entrancing numbers and delightful mathematical nibbles for adventurous minds. Ian Stewart, author of the bestselling "Professor Stewart's Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosi... read more

Professor Stewart's Hoard of Mathematical Treasures: Another Drawer from the Cabinet of Curiosities
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Maths in 100 Key Breakthroughs presents a series of essays explaining the fundamentals of the most important maths concepts you really need to know. Richard Elwes profiles the groundbreaking and front-of-mind discoveries that have had a profound influence on our way of life and understanding. From the... read more

Maths in 100 Key Breakthroughs
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The latest title in the bestselling "Last Word" series. Why do birds sing at dawn? What's the slowest a plane can fly without stalling and falling out of the sky? And how long can you keep a tiger cub as a pet? Will We Eve... read more

Will We Ever Speak Dolphin? And 110 other science questions answered
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Using her encyclopaedic knowledge of stain-fighting formulas and chemical reactions, Shannon guides you through all you need to know to be able to diagnose and treat stains safely and effectively. You will soon be an expert stain detective, and you'll be able to: work out the surface... read more

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Whether he's discussing how to reconcile economy with ecology, why a warmer world will result in more poison ivy, why Britney Spears gets more hits on Google than global warming does, or why we might need to start... read more

The Big Picture: Reflections on Science, Humanity, and a Quickly Changing Planet
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Offering a technical overview and explanation for all the major mechanical and electrical systems for motorcycles, this guide takes the reader through each and every aspect of how motorbikes work from start to finish. It takes the reader through all the systems and functions of a motorcycle.

Modern Motorcycle Technology: How Every Part of Your Motorcycle Works
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Every technology we rely on today was created by the human mind, seeking to understand the universe around us. Scientific knowledge is our most precious possession, and our future will be shaped by the breakthroughs to come. In this personal, visionary, and fascinating ... read more

The Universe Within
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Physics in Minutes covers everything you need to know about physics, condensed into 200 key topics. Each idea is explained in clear, accessible language, building from the basics, such as mechanics, waves and particles, to more complex topics, including neutrinos, string theory and dark matter. Based ... read more

Physics in Minutes: 200 Key Concepts Explained in an Instant
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Both simple and accessible, Maths in Minutes is a visually led introduction to 200 key mathematical ideas. Each concept is quick and easy to remember, described by means of an easy-to-understand picture and a maximum 200-word explana... read more

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A monumental and extraordinarily beautiful guide to the Earth's natural wonders Five years in the making, covering over 5,000 species, The Natural History Bookis one-of-a-kind; the only book to offer a complete survey of the Earth's natural history. Each geologica... read more

The Natural History Book
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Awards:Shortlisted for BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2010.

In this stunningly original book, Richard Wrangham argues that it was cooking that caused the extraordinary transformation of our ancestors from apelike beings to Homo erectus. At the heart of "Catching Fire" lies an explosive new idea: the habit of e... read more

Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human
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Why has Fido become a generic term for all dogs? Why did hundreds of people collect dog faeces - and sell it? Dogs never eat other dogs, so why is it a dog-eat-dog world? Did any dogs survive the 'Titanic'? What is... read more

Every Dog Has its Day: A Thousand Things you Didn't Know About Man's Best Friend
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