Category Archives: Science

An Audio-Book Review: Eureka!

Great Scientific Ideas that Changed the World A series of lectures by Professor Steve L. Goldman Published by The Teaching Company   The Lectures: After a bunch of books that I blew hot and cold on, I thought, “Hey! Let’s … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Okay, actually It’s a Series of Lectures…

Roots of Human Behavior A lecture series by Dr. Barbara J. King Published by The Teaching Company   The Lectures: Sometimes I forget that I have already reviewed something and start listening to it all over again. This was the … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: I stand by “Forty-two!”

Reality Is Not What It Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity By Carlo Rovelli Translated by Simon Carnell and Erica Segre Published by Penguin Audio Read by Roy McMillan   The Book: I like reading books on Cosmology and the … Continue reading

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Why do Squirrels Always Seem to Wait to Cross a Road Until a Car Comes By?

Squirrels: Counterphiles (lovers of fearful situations) or Just Plain Nuts? It’s a common sight when driving. You’re puttering along, minding your own business when, suddenly,  a squirrel decides that NOW is the best time to cross the road; right in front of … Continue reading

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An Audio-Book Review: Anything That Can Happen, Does Happen… All At Once.

  The Grand Design By Stephen Hawking and Leonard Mlodinow Unabridged audio edition published by Random House Audio Read by Steve West   The Book: I think some of my friends would be surprised to know I am really into … Continue reading

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