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. Dissection

    Dissection: Photographs of a Rite of Passage in American Medicine 1880-1930


    From the advent of photography in the 19th and into the 20th century, medical students, often in secrecy, took photographs of themselves with the cadavers that they dissected: their first patients. Learn More
  2. Dr. Mutter's Marvels (paperback)

    Dr. Mutter's Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine


    A mesmerizing biography of the brilliant and eccentric medical innovator who revolutionized American surgery and founded the country’s most famous museum of medical oddities Learn More
  3. Drunken Botanist

    Drunken Botanist


    Sake began with a grain of rice. Scotch emerged from barley, tequila from agave, rum from sugarcane, bourbon from corn. Thirsty yet? Learn More
  4. The Elements: An Illustrated History of the Periodic Table

    Elements: An Illustrated History of the Periodic Table


    In 1869 Dmitri Mendeleev presented the world with the Periodic Table. It contained 63 elements, many more than the four—earth, water, fire, and air—established in the ancient world, but less than half the total in our modern table. Mendeleev believed there were many elements still to come. He was right. Learn More
  5. Elephants on Acid

    Elephants On Acid And Other Bizarre Experiments


    When Tusko the Elephant woke in his pen at the Lincoln Park Zoo on the morning of August 3, 1962, little did he know that he was about to become the test subject in an experiment to determine what happens to an elephant given a massive dose of LSD. Learn More
  6. The Emperor Of All Maladies

    Emperor Of All Maladies: A Biography Of Cancer


    The Emperor of All Maladies is a magnificent, profoundly humane “biography” of cancer—from its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the twentieth century to cure, control, and conquer it to a radical new understanding of its essence. Learn More
  7. Encyclopaedia Anatomica

    Encyclopaedia Anatomica


    Know thyself: Explore the complex and amazing universe that lives beneath your skin. Learn More
  8. Encyclopedia of Haunted Places

    Encyclopedia of Haunted Places: Ghostly Locales From Around The World (Revised Edition)


    Encyclopedia of Haunted Places was the first directory of its kind to be written by dozens of the world’s leading paranormal investigators. Learn More
  9. Eureka!

    Eureka: Discovering Your Inner Scientist


    Even in the twenty-first century the popular image of a scientist is a reclusive genius in a lab coat, mixing formulas or working out equations inaccessible to all but the initiated few. Learn More
  10. Everybody Poops 410 Pounds a Year

    Everybody Poops 410 Pounds a Year: An Illustrated Bathroom Companion for Grown-Ups


    The average American weighs 175 pounds. But at a bit over one pound per day, every day of the year, that one person produces an annual output over twice their body weight! That lovely bit of math is merely the title of this book — the inside pages of Everybody Poops 410 Pounds a Year go even further, overflowing with amazing facts, fascinating trivia, and amusing stories. Learn More
  11. Everyone Poops

    Everyone Poops


    Oh don't laugh. You know it's true. Learn More
  12. Evolution: The Story of Life on Earth

    Evolution: The Story of Life on Earth


    An accessible graphic introduction to evolution for the most science-phobic reader. Learn More
  13. Extremely Loud

    Extremely Loud: Sound as a Weapon


    In this disturbing and wide-ranging account, acclaimed journalist Juliette Volcler looks at the long history of efforts by military and police forces to deploy sound against enemies, criminals, and law-abiding citizens. Learn More
  14. Eye-Popping 3-D Bugs

    Eye-Popping 3-D Bugs: Phantogram Bugs You Can Practically Touch!


    Life-sized bugs leap, fly, crawl, and buzz off the page! Learn More
  15. Fantastic Inventions of Nikola Tesla

    Fantastic Inventions of Nikola Tesla


    Nikola Tesla's most unusual inventions, drawings and concepts spring to life in the pages of this fascinating book. Learn More
  16. Far Out

    Far Out: 101 Strange Tales From Science's Outer Edge


    Did you learn about science in school? Did you wonder about the experiments that didn't work out? The inventors who crashed and burned? The facts that turned out to be fiction? Learn More
  17. Field Notes from a Catastrophe

    Field Notes from a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change


    Elizabeth Kolbert's environmental classic Field Notes from a Catastrophe first developed out of a groundbreaking, National Magazine Award-winning three-part series in The New Yorker. She expanded it into a still-concise yet richly researched and damning book about climate change: a primer on the greatest challenge facing the world today. Learn More
  18. Fluke

    Fluke: The Math and Myth of Coincidence


    What are the chances? This is the question we ask ourselves when we encounter the strangest and most seemingly impossible coincidences, like the woman who won the lottery four times or the fact that Lincoln’s dreams foreshadowed his own assassination. But, when we look at coincidences mathematically, the odds are a lot better than any of us would have thought. Learn More
  19. Forbidden Science

    Forbidden Science: From Ancient Technologies to Free Energy


    Forbidden Science reveals the cutting edge of New Science and shows how established science disallows inquiry that challenges the status quo--even when it produces verifiable results. Contains 43 essays by 19 researchers denoting cutting-edge, heretical, or suppressed scientific research, including Immanuel Velikovsky, Nikola Tesla, Rupert Sheldrake, and Masaru Emoto. Learn More
  20. Fprtean Times #342

    Fortean Times #342


    The World Of Strange Phenomena. Learn More
  21. Fragonard Museum

    Fragonard Museum: The Ecorches


    Eighteenth-century anatomist Honore Fragonard’s ecorches—preserved dissected real animal and human cadavers—are extraordinary works of virtuosic skill that have survived nearly two and a half centuries in the Fragonard Museum in Alfort, on the outskirts of Paris. Learn More
  22. Galapagos: A Natural History

    Galapagos: A Natural History


    The natural and human history of the Galapagos Islands—beloved vacation spot, fiery volcanic chain, and one of the critical sites in the history of science. Learn More
  23. Garden of Eden

    Garden of Eden: 100 Masterpieces of Botanical Illustration


    Anniversary Taschen! The long tradition of botanical illustration finds its tribute in this new book, whose publication coincides with the exhibition of botanical illustration at the National Library of Vienna. Learn More
  24. The Gene

    Gene: An Intimate History


    From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of The Emperor of All Maladies—a magnificent history of the gene and a response to the defining question of the future: Learn More
  25. Genes, Giants, Monsters, and Men

    Genes, Giants, Monsters, and Men: The Surviving Elites of the Cosmic War and Their Hidden Agenda


    Consider the possibility that the history of the human race is not as simple as has been taught in classroom textbooks. Consider the possibility that the standard scientific explanation for mankind has ignored critical facts that are buried deep within the fossils and mankind’s DNA. Consider the possibility that the biblical tales may actually reveal an essential truth about a planet occupied with tyrannical giants and an elite race bent on genetic mutation. Learn More

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