Popular Science

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The Sawbones Book: The Hilarious, Horrifying Road to Modern Medicine
Unthinkable: What the World's Most Extraordinary Brains Can Teach Us About Our Own
The Future of Humanity: Terraforming Mars, Interstellar Travel, Immortality, and Our Destiny Beyond
The Brain: The Story of You
A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Stories in Our Genes
Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
The Clever Guts Diet
La realtà non è come ci appare: La struttura elementare delle cose
The Sawbones Book: The Hilarious, Horrifying Road to Modern Medicine
The Perfectionists: How Precision Engineers Created the Modern World
Dollars and Sense: How We Misthink Money and How to Spend Smarter
The Universe in Your Hand: A Journey Through Space, Time, and Beyond
Idiot Brain: What Your Head Is Really Up To
Know This: Today's Most Interesting and Important Scientific Ideas, Discoveries, and Developments
Cringeworthy: A Theory of Awkwardness
The Unexpected Truth About Animals: A Menagerie of the Misunderstood
A Brief History of Time
A Short History of Nearly Everything
The Selfish Gene
The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory
Cosmos
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales
Bad Science
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
The God Delusion
The Grand Design
"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!": Adventures of a Curious Character
The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark
Blood River by Tim ButcherGuns, Germs, and Steel by Jared DiamondOn The Origin of Species by Charles DarwinHet Heelal  by Stephen HawkingThe Triumph of Seeds by Thor Hanson
Mind-changing Nonfiction
46 books — 21 voters
How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog) by Lee Alan DugatkinThe Best Bits of Physics by Alasdair C. ShawThe Case of the Frozen Addicts by J. William LangstonThe Demon-Haunted World by Carl SaganWonderful Life by Stephen Jay Gould
How Science Works
14 books — 3 voters

A Survey of Physical Theory by Max PlanckBirth of a Theorem by Cédric VillaniLove and Math by Edward FrenkelWhat Is Mathematics? by Richard CourantFrom Here to Infinity by Ian Stewart
Rigorous Popular Science Books
10 books — 4 voters
Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! by Richard FeynmanThe Selfish Gene by Richard DawkinsThe Language Instinct by Steven PinkerEuler by William DunhamThe Music of the Primes by Marcus du Sautoy
Popular Science for Smarties
93 books — 24 voters



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Mary Roach Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal
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There is a species of primate in South America more gregarious than most other mammals, with a curious behavior.The members of this species often gather in groups, large and small, and in the course of their mutual chattering , under a wide variety of circumstances, they are induced to engage in bouts of involuntary, convulsive respiration, a sort of loud, helpless, mutually reinforcing group panting that sometimes is so severe as to incapacitate them. Far from being aversive,however, these atta ...more
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If we hadn't broken every single WHO rule many times over, we would never have defeated samllpox. Never. - Arita, leader of smallpox eradication effort
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