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Napoleon's Buttons - 17 Molecules that changed World History

Great book. Good read. A book you simply cannot put down, it had every element of interest, intrigue and information. The narratives of each compound were written in the most scintillating manner, it had your brain churning for a long time. 227 more words


Darwin Day

February 12th is traditionally recognized as Lincoln’s birthday, but it was also the birthday of naturalist Charles Darwin.

What’s interesting and a more than a little terrifying is that just looking up Darwin Day will find you a barrage of anti-science websites and information. 472 more words


Bibliophiles Unite

Fuck your shoe collection.

Show me your book collection.



The Language Instinct - A Book Review

“Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banana” – Anthony Oettinger

The above quote is often attributed to the absurdly witty Groucho Marx, and who would second guess it?

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The Selfish Gene - A Book Review

“Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish. Let us understand what our own selfish genes are up to, because we may then at least have the chance to upset their designs, something that no other species has ever aspired to do.” – Ricahrd Dawkins, The Selfish gene…

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We love... What Are Germs? by Usborne

After the most wonderful time of the year comes that most feared time in the parenting calendar.

Winter bugs season.

If you thought it was bad when you were a non-parent who spent their days locked in an air conditioned office or overcrowded commuter train, imagine the joys of also being responsible for a small person who puts everything in their mouth, has no sense of hygiene and plays with other children who are equally gross, at places teaming with bugs. 272 more words

This is Your Brain On Parasites Book Review

This is Your Brain on Parasites: How Tiny Creatures Manipulate Our Behavior and Shape Society

Kathleen McAuliffe

Genre: Science – Microbiology, Parasitology
Publication Date: 7 June 2016… 582 more words

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