This posting perhaps sounds like one of those paid for advertisements, so let’s first clear that up. What follows is my own personal recommendation, I have not bee approached by Powells or anybody who represents them in any way, and I never ever do paid for ads or any kind of ads … period. I … Read moreThings to do in Portland – Visit Powells
It is time to see if you have any good cognitive toolkit suggestions. First the context. Somebody (who shall remain nameless) was asking for recommendations for a good book. They just happen to be somebody who was/is a Christian believer, but now faces a lot of doubts … and so is sitting on the fence. … Read moreBooks: What would you recommend?
Yes, its a shameless book plug today – my own to be precise. I’ve published the first skeptical byte in what I hope will be a long series on the Amazon kindle store. Since this is the first, I’ve started with a rather fundamental question, “How do we know what is really true?” Answering such a question … Read moreFREE Skeptical book on Amazon: “How do we know what is really true?”
Dr Dave Hone, a nice chap from the University of Bristol who specializes in dinosaurs and pterosaurs, has a list of his favourite science books in the Guardian today. What caught my eye was the one he has at the top of the list … Bill Bryson: A short history of nearly everything Quite simply … Read moreBook Recommendation- Bill Bryson: A short history of nearly everything
We in the UK knew this day would come, the trend was obvious, well now it finally has. Amazon says it sells more books for Kindle than paperbacks and hardbacks combined on Amazon.co.uk, TechWeek Europe reports. So what are the numbers? Amazon said that for every 100 print books bought through its UK site, it sold 112 Kindle … Read moreThe rise and rise of Kindle
The National Center for Science education has lots of FREE evolution book excerpt downloads (PDFs). Who? – The NCSE are a not-for-profit, membership organization providing information and resources for schools, parents and concerned citizens working to keep evolution in public school science education. (Dr Eugenie Scott is a director). Mostly supported by teachers and professional … Read more“FREE” books on Evolution … yes really …