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. It's Complicated

    It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens


    What is new about how teenagers communicate through services such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram? Do social media affect the quality of teens’ lives? Learn More
  2. Kraken

    Kraken: The Curious, Exciting, and Slightly Disturbing Science of Squid


    Kraken is the traditional name for gigantic sea monsters, and this book introduces one of the most charismatic, enigmatic, and curious inhabitants of the sea: the squid. Learn More
  3. The Lady and Her Monsters (softcover)

    Lady and Her Monsters: A Tale of Dissections, Real-Life Dr. Frankensteins, and the Creation of Mary Shelley's Masterpiece


    The Lady and Her Monsters by Roseanne Motillo brings to life the fascinating times, startling science, and real-life horrors behind Mary Shelley’s gothic masterpiece, Frankenstein. Learn More
  4. The Lagoon

    Lagoon: How Aristotle Invented Science


    A brilliant study of Aristotle as biologist. Learn More
  5. Last Of The Sandwalkers

    Last of the Sandwalkers


    Nestled in the grass under the big palm tree by the edge of the desert there is an entire civilization--a civilization of beetles. In this bug's paradise, beetles write books, run restaurants, and even do scientific research. Learn More
  6. Life and Death on Mars

    Life and Death on Mars: The New Mars Synthesis


    Mass Extinction and Nuclear Catastrophe on Mars! Learn More
  7. Life of Pee

    Life of Pee: The Story of How Urine Got Everywhere


    Alchemists sought gold in it and David Bowie refrigerated it to ward off evil. In the trenches of Ypres soldiers used it as a gas mask, whereas modern-day terrorists add it to homemade explosives. "It" is urine. Learn More
  8. Love at Goon Park

    Love at Goon Park: Harry Harlow and the Science of Affection


    In the early twentieth century, affection between parents and their children was discouraged—psychologists thought it would create needy kids, and doctors thought it would spread infectious disease. It took a revolution in psychology to overturn these beliefs and prove that touch ensures emotional and intellectual health. Learn More
  9. man who mistook his wife for a hat cover

    Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat And Other Clinical Tales


    Sacks collects stories of individuals afflicted with perceptual aberrations. Learn More
  10. Mathematics: An Illustrated History of Numbers

    Mathematics: An Illustrated History of Numbers


    Legend has it that the first magic square, where all lines and diagonals add up to the same figure, was revealed more than 2,000 years ago when a river turtle appeared to have ancient Chinese numerals inscribed on sections of its shell. Learn More
  11. Medicine's Strangest Cases

    Medicine's Strangest Cases (Strangest series)


    A choice prescription of medical oddities, this collection of true tales features an Essex man who kept getting pregnant; the physician who gave syphilis its name by writing a poem about it; and the future Lady Hamilton's training as a courtesan through giving lectures on healthy living. Learn More
  12. Medusa's Gaze and Vampire's Bite

    Medusa's Gaze and Vampire's Bite: The Science of Monsters


    We all know “there’s no such thing as monsters,” but our imaginations tell us otherwise. From the mythical beasts of ancient Greece to the hormonal vampires of the Twilight saga, monsters have captivated us for millennia. Learn More
  13. Mental Floss Magazine

    Mental Floss Magazine


    :::Feel Smart Again::: Learn More
  14. Mental Floss Magazine #2 (Vol. 2)

    Mental Floss Magazine #2 (Vol. 9)


    :::Feel Smart Again::: Learn More
  15. Mental Floss Magazine #4 (Vol. 8)

    Mental Floss Magazine #4 (Vol. 8)


    :::Feel Smart Again::: Learn More
  16. Mental Floss #6 (Vol. 5)

    Mental Floss Magazine #6 (Vol. 5)


    :::Feel Smart Again::: Learn More
  17. Messages

    Messages: The World's Most Documented Extraterrestrial Contact Story


    We are not alone. And Stan Romanek can prove it. Learn More
  18. Migraine

    Migraine: The Evolution of a Common Disorder


    The many manifestations of migraine can vary dramatically from one patient to another, even within the same patient at different times. Learn More
  19. Mirror Of Mauve Arcs

    Mirror Of Mauve Arcs


    A Guidebook For Unlocking Earth's Unknown History. Learn More
  20. MIT Technology Review

    MIT Technology Review Magazine


    35 Innovators Under 35. Learn More
  21. Monozine #3

    Monozine #3: Sick Bed


    Tales of Illness. Learn More
  22. Monozine #5

    Monozine #5: Group Therapy


    Tales of Illness. Learn More
  23. Monozine #6

    Monozine #6: SickSickSix


    Tales of Illness. Learn More
  24. Monsters In America

    Monsters in America: Our Historical Obsession with the Hideous and the Haunting


    Salem witches, frontier wilderness beasts, freak show oddities, alien invasions, Freddie Krueger. From our colonial past to the present, the monster in all its various forms has been a staple of American culture. Learn More
  25. Monsters Of The Deep

    Monsters Of The Deep


    From over 60 artists comes this collection of illustrations and comics detailing the frightening creatures that lurk beneath the waves. Learn More

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