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Science (from the Latin scientia, meaning “knowledge”) is the effort to discover, and increase human understanding of how the physical world works. Through controlled methods, science uses observable physical evidence of natural phenomena to collect data, and analyzes this information to explain what and how things work.

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Modern Romance
Chemistry
Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking
The Last Days of Night
Grit
The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women
Lab Girl
The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story
The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss
Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging
Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics
Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are
Hidden Figures: The Untold True Story of Four African-American Women Who Helped Launch Our Nation into Space
The Shark Club
The Thing About Jellyfish
Ada Twist, Scientist
Smarter Faster Better: The Secrets of Being Productive in Life and Business
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World
Gratitude
The Signature of All Things
Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic
How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease
Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy
If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?: My Adventures in the Art and Science of Relating and Communicating
Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory
Awkward (Awkward, #1)
The Seventh Plague (Sigma Force, #12)
The Dollmaker (The Forgotten Files, #2)
Dead Mountain: The Untold True Story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident
The Wright Brothers
The Universe Doesn't Give a Flying Fuck About You
See You in the Cosmos
Barking Up the Wrong Tree: The Surprising Science Behind Why Everything You Know About Success Is (Mostly) Wrong
The Tumor
Brain Storm (Angela Richman, Death Investigator #1)
American Eclipse: A Nation's Epic Race to Catch the Shadow of the Moon and Win the Glory of the World
Woolly: The True Story of the Quest to Revive One of History’s Most Iconic Extinct Creatures
The Heart
Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife
But What If We're Wrong? Thinking About the Present As If It Were the Past
The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor
Contagious: Why Things Catch On
The Atomic Weight of Love
Mortality
The Case Against Sugar
New York 2140
The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion
Cork Dork: A Wine-Fueled Adventure Among the Obsessive Sommeliers, Big Bottle Hunters, and Rogue Scientists Who Taught Me to Live for Taste
Flight Behavior
Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked
Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist's Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations
Get Well Soon: History's Worst Plagues and the Heroes Who Fought Them
A Really Good Day: How Microdosing Made a Mega Difference in My Mood, My Marriage, and My Life
Free Will
Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness
Expecting Better: Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom is Wrong - and What You Really Need to Know
How Dogs Love Us: A Neuroscientist and His Adopted Dog Decode the Canine Brain
The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies
Invisible Influence: The Hidden Forces that Shape Behavior
The Industries of the Future
Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions
Unlimited Memory: How to Use Advanced Learning Strategies to Learn Faster, Remember More and be More Productive (Mental Mastery Book 1)
The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why It Matters
CatStronauts: Mission Moon
Caesar's Last Breath: Decoding the Secrets of the Air Around Us
The Fourteenth Goldfish
Apollo 8
The Examined Life: How We Lose and Find Ourselves
A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If You Flunked Algebra)
Trekonomics: The Economics of Star Trek
L'ordine del tempo
Host
Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America's Most Storied Hospital
The People in the Trees
Wait: The Art and Science of Delay
The One Device: The Secret History of the iPhone
When to Rob a Bank
Blockchain Revolution: How the Technology Behind Bitcoin Is Changing Money, Business, and the World
Secret Coders (Secret Coders, #1)
Zoo 2 (Zoo, #2)
Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges
Medical Medium: Secrets Behind Chronic and Mystery Illness and How to Finally Heal
Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction
Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World
Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence
The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future
Havboka
Creatures of a Day: And Other Tales of Psychotherapy
How Google Works
The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload
A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution
Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations (Ted Books)
Awkward: The Science of Why We're Socially Awkward and Why That's Awesome
Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future
No One Cares About Crazy People: The Chaos and Heartbreak of Mental Health in America
Talk Like TED: The 9 Public-Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds

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Terry Pratchett
Time is a drug. Too much of it kills you.
Terry Pratchett, Small Gods

The Seven Social Sins are: Wealth without work. Pleasure without conscience. Knowledge without character. Commerce
The Seven Social Sins are: Wealth without work. Pleasure without conscience. Knowledge without character. Commerce without morality. Science without humanity. Worship without sacrifice. Politics without principle. From a sermon given by Frederick Lewis Donaldson in Westminster Abbey, London, on March 20, 1925.
Frederick Lewis Donaldson

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