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Tools for Smart Thinking

Richard E. Nisbett

“[A] compelling new book . . . With clear explanations of relevant principles from statistics, formal logic, economics, and psychology, Nisbett does indeed assemble a powerful toolkit for examining the validity of claims made by marketers, politicians, and scientists.” 256 more words


Thank You for Being Late

An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations

Thomas L. Friedman

With his trademark vitality, wit, and optimism, Thomas L. Friedman  (author of… 332 more words


Leaving Orbit

Notes from the Last Days of American Spaceflight

Margaret Lazarus Dean

Winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize

“A wonderfully evocative new book . . . 293 more words



A Memoir

Michael W. Clune

“Beyond the brilliant observations that seem to pop up on every page, the scenes of Clune’s childhood make for equally compelling reading, dramatically rendered as they are in rich novelistic prose.”—Christopher Urban, … 202 more words


The Venus Project: The Choice is Ours (2016)

This film series explores many aspects of our society. To rethink what is possible in our world, we need to consider what kind of world we want to live in. 475 more words

Videos & Documentaries

Belief Yields to Truth, Always! – Human Health Horrors: An A-Z of Deception, Lies, & Suffering - Part 3A - Asbestos (1 of 3)

Part 3A – Asbestos (1 of 3)

1924 – “Asbestos looks good enough to eat (says Popular Science Siftings). Its fibres are soft and feathery, yet in the mass it is as hard and as unwieldy as the rock from which it is obtained. 9,010 more words

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