Depending on who you ask, all science can be strange. For example, in the immortal words of The Insane Clown Posse, "I've seen miracles all around me, stop and look around it's all astounding, water, fire air and dirt, f*cking magnets, how do they work? I don't want to talk to a scientist, ya'll MF lying and getting me pissed..." See?
For more than 25 years, there’s always been a home in Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader for those stories about doctor visits or routine surgeries gone horribly wrong--the wrong limb getting amputated, the wrong person getting a transplant, the nurse who didn’t notice her patient had died . . . for three days. Learn More
Psychologist and researcher Don Donderi examines the evidence and research from the past several decades on the changing nature of UFOs. He looks at why the scientific establishment takes a dim view of UFOs and abduction evidence and examines how the US government has collected and suppressed UFO evidence.
In this revealing account of how the digital universe exploded in the aftermath of World War II, George Dyson illuminates the nature of digital computers, the lives of those who brought them into existence, and how code took over the world.
"What would happen if we could instantly access all the information we were exposed to throughout our lives?"—Bill Gates, from the Foreword
The Total Recall Revolution is inevitable.
It will change what it means to be human.
It has already begun. Learn More
Daniel Kahneman, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his seminal work in psychology that challenged the rational model of judgment and decision making, is one of our most important thinkers. His ideas have had a profound and widely regarded impact on many fields—including economics, medicine, and politics—but until now, he has never brought together his many years of research and thinking in one book. Learn More
Most people can't come to grips with the truth - in every American town and city, zombies are as common as pigeons. The Zombie Handbook reveals the vital information that [human] readers need to know about identifying, understanding and, when things get ugly, dispatching the 'living dead.' Learn More
The Weiser Field Guide to Cryptozoology includes information, interviews, and stories about forty different cryptids seen in various places all over the world by credible eyewitnesses like policemen, rangers, and doctors. Readers will learn where and how to find flying humanoids, hairy humanoids, giants of all kinds including rabbits, bats and spiders, goblins, vampires, werewolves, demons, aliens and ghosts. Learn More
A successor to his popular book A Cabinet of Medical Curiosities, this new collection of essays by Jan Bondeson illustrates various anomalies of human development, the lives of the remarkable individuals concerned, and social reactions to their extraordinary bodies. Learn More
In The Quantum Universe, Brian Cox and Jeff Forshaw approach the world of quantum mechanics in the same way they did in Why Does E=mc2? and make fundamental scientific principles accessible—and fascinating—to everyone.