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?

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  1. The Sick Rose

    Sick Rose: Disease And The Art Of Medical Illustration


    The Sick Rose is a visual tour through the golden age of medical illustration. Learn More
  2. Shakespeare's Tremor and Orwell's Cough: The Medical Lives of Famous Writers

    Shakespeare's Tremor and Orwell's Cough: The Medical Lives of Famous Writers


    The doctor suddenly appeared beside Will, startling him. He was sleek and prosperous, with a dainty goatee. Though he smiled reassuringly, the poet noticed that he kept a safe distance. Learn More
  3. Sex, Drugs & Rock 'n' Roll

    Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll: The Science of Hedonism and the Hedonism of Science


    What led scientists to have acrobats copulate inside an MRI machine? Why do wordless patterns of sound send shivers down our spines and tickle ancient parts of our brains? How did a chemist's quest to create a drug to ease the pain of childbirth result in the creation of LSD? And did it change our understanding of the brain forever? Learn More
  4. Sex At Dawn (trade paperback)

    Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern Relationships


    Since Darwin's day, we've been told that sexual monogamy comes naturally to our species. Mainstream science—as well as religious and cultural institutions—has maintained that men and women evolved in families in which a man's possessions and protection were exchanged for a woman's fertility and fidelity. But this narrative is collapsing. Fewer and fewer couples are getting married, and divorce rates keep climbing as adultery and flagging libido drag down even seemingly solid marriages. Learn More
  5. Seeing Voices

    Seeing Voices


    When your credit report reads more like a horror story than a fairy tale, it's time to pick up Reborn With Credit. Learn More
  6. Science Delusion

    Science Delusion: Asking the Big Questions in a Culture of Easy Answers


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    One of our most brilliant social critics—author of the bestselling The Middle Mind—presents a scathing critique of the “delusions” of science alongside a rousing defense of the tradition of Romanticism and the “big” questions. Learn More
  7. Scattered Skeletons In Our Closet

    Scattered Skeletons in our Closet


    Australian researcher Mutton gives us the rundown on various hominids, skeletons, anomalous skulls and other "things” from our family tree, including hobbits, pygmies, giants and horned people. Learn More
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    Return Of Gonzo Gizmos


    More Projects & Devices To Channel Your Inner Geek. Learn More
  9. Remote Viewing Secrets

    Remote Viewing Secrets: A Handbook


    Remote viewing is not simply using psychic ability to obtain information. It is using scientific protocol to develop and extend that ability, so that ordinary people can learn to do what "psychics" do. Learn More
  10. Real Visitors, Voices from Beyond, and Parallel Dimensions

    Real Visitors, Voices from Beyond, and Parallel Dimensions


    Are we alone or are there intelligent life-forms out there? Or are they already amongst us? Can we even know the Truth? Learn More
  11. Real Monsters, Gruesome Critters, and Beasts from the Darkside

    Real Monsters, Gruesome Critters, and Beasts from the Darkside


    Spotlighting news articles, historical accounts, and first-person interviews, this chronicle of human interactions with monsters will convince even the most hardened skeptic of the existence of the bogeyman, bigfoot, werewolves, and swamp creatures. Learn More
  12. Re/Search Volume 16: Guide To Bodily Fluids

    Re/Search Volume 16: Guide To Bodily Fluids


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    Bringing the bodily fluids out of the (water) closet and into polite conversation. This guide sparks a radical rethinking of our relationship with our bodies and Nature, humorously (and seriously) spanning the gamut of everything you ever wanted to know about bodily functions and excreta. Learn More
  13. Quirk

    Quirk: Brain Science Makes Sense of Your Peculiar Personality


    Who are you? It’s the most fundamental of human questions. Are you the type of person who tilts at windmills, or the one who prefers to view them from the comfort of an air-conditioned motorcoach? Learn More
  14. Quiet (paperback)

    Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking


    At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking, reading to partying; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over brainstorming in teams. Although they are often labeled "quiet," it is to introverts that we owe many of the great contributions to society--from van Gogh’s sunflowers to the invention of the personal computer. Learn More
  15. Psychic Blues

    Psychic Blues: Confessions of a Conflicted Medium


    Mark Edward confesses that for years he exploited believers who wished to connect with supernatural ideas and sad family members who missed dead loved ones. Learn More
  16. Prodigal Genius

    Prodigal Genius: The Life Of Nikola Tesla


    This highly detailed work captures Tesla as a scientist and as a public figure. Learn More
  17. Poop Culture

    Poop Culture: How America Is Shaped By Its Grossest National Product


    Is 'The Origin of Feces' a Darwinian concern? Perhaps not, but it is the title to the preface of this tongue-in-cheek and unexpectedly revealing exploration of human behavior by the webmaster behind the popular Learn More
  18. Physics: An Illustrated History of the Foundations of Science

    Physics: An Illustrated History of the Foundations of Science


    The fourth addition to the" Ponderables " series, Physics: An Illustrated History of the Foundations Science follows famous scientists and other experts through the ages as they unravel the fabric of the universe to reveal the array of fundamental forces, intangible articles, and indestructible energy that make up one of our core scientific studies. Learn More
  19. Physics of the Future

    Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100


    Space elevators. Internet-enabled contact lenses. Cars that fly by floating on magnetic fields. This is the stuff of science fiction—it’s also daily life in the year 2100. Learn More
  20. Packing for Mars (tpb)

    Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void


    The best-selling author of Stiff and Bonk explores the irresistibly strange universe of space travel and life without gravity. Learn More
  21. IOrigins

    Origins: Fourteen Billion Years Of Cosmic Evolution


    Our true origins are not just human, or even terrestrial, but in fact cosmic. Learn More
  22. One Million

    One Million


    Fully updated and revised, Hertzberg’s book is a fascinating compendium of random statistics, but the author’s trademark intelligence and wit are on display through his choices and juxtaposition. Learn More
  23. Nurse: Past, Present and Future

    Nurse: Past, Present and Future: The Making of Modern Nursing


    Nurse: Past, Present and Future: The Making of Modern Nursing examines the culture of nursing, looking at its historical development and current status internationally. Learn More
  24. Nothing

    Nothing: A Portrait of Insomnia


    One of the most acclaimed young voices of his generation, Blake Butler now offers his first work of nonfiction: a deeply candid and wildly original look at the phenomenon of insomnia. Learn More
  25. Norm Chronicles

    Norm Chronicles: Stories And Numbers About Danger And Death


    Is it safer to fly or take the train? How dangerous is skydiving? And is eating that extra sausage going to kill you? We’ve all heard the statistics for risky activities, but what do they mean in the real world? Learn More

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