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e-books in Nonfiction category

Book cover: Perception of BeautyPerception of Beauty
by - InTech ,
The authors ask us to consider whether the perception of beauty has been defined by our genetics and culture over the years. Has it grown and changed? Can we divorce ourselves from dictates and sink into a mindful connection with our internal beauty?
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Book cover: Lying for Fun and Profit: The Truth about the MediaLying for Fun and Profit: The Truth about the Media
by - Smashwords ,
Exposes the corrupt symbiosis between the corporate mass media and New Age health fraud industries. How the dishonest media have indoctrinated an entire generation into mistrusting science, and believing nonsense and lies about health and medicine.
(1692 views)
Book cover: Lightships and LighthousesLightships and Lighthouses
by - J. B. Lippincott Co. ,
This volume is not a history of lightships and lighthouses; neither is it a technical treatise. Rather my object has been to relate how the difficulties have been overcome by the builders in their efforts to mark some terrible danger-spots ...
(1727 views)
Book cover: Coaching Youth Middle Distance RunnersCoaching Youth Middle Distance Runners
- Wikibooks ,
This work is a supplementary text for coaches who train athletes aged between 6 and 18 years old to participate in running events. It is intended to function as a review of available research and as a set of guidelines on how to apply that research.
(1017 views)

Book cover: Oops! The 9 Ways We Screw Up Our ToddlersOops! The 9 Ways We Screw Up Our Toddlers
by - Smashwords ,
Becoming a parent is a scary thing. Even more scary when we see how some of the kids around us act. Oops! takes you through the top nine reasons that kids act rotten. It teaches you what to avoid and how to raise a happy, well-adjusted little person.
(1958 views)
Book cover: Optical IllusionsOptical Illusions
- Wikipedia ,
An optical illusion is characterized by visually perceived images that differ from objective reality. The information gathered by the eye is processed in the brain to give a perception that does not tally with a physical measurement of the source.
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Book cover: ABC of Vegetable GardeningABC of Vegetable Gardening
by - Harper & Brothers ,
Anyone who owns a bit of land, and has some time that can be given to garden-work, and an inclination to do so, can make a gardener of himself in a season if he allows himself to be governed by the advice of someone who has had some experience ...
(2224 views)
Book cover: Volleyball EssentialsVolleyball Essentials
by - Smashwords ,
This is the ultimate book for learning volleyball and increasing your skills as a volleyball player. Dr. Marv Dunphy is NCAA championship coach. The book covers all needed volleyball skills as well as team offensive and defensive options.
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Book cover: The Big Book of TipsThe Big Book of Tips
by - Lulu.com ,
A 'packed' encyclopedia full of useful tips about most anything. Topics: Beauty, Bodybuilding, Bowling, Dog Training, Energy Saving, Exercise, Fashion, First Date, Fitness, Flirting, Gardening, Golf Playing, Interview, Photography, Travel, etc.
(4269 views)
Book cover: How to Write an EssayHow to Write an Essay
by - Bookboon ,
Writing an essay means more than finding and recording facts. It means thinking critically. How to Write an Essay will make life easier for you. It will help you produce an essay that your tutor will appreciate, and that will do you credit.
(2084 views)
Book cover: Woodworking for BeginnersWoodworking for Beginners
by - G.P. Putnam's sons ,
The aim is to suggest to amateurs of all ages many things which they can make of wood, and to start them in the way to work successfully. Great care has been taken to include only what can be done by an intelligent boy of from ten to eighteen.
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Book cover: Plan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save CivilizationPlan B 4.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization
by - W. W. Norton & Company ,
For the first time since the Industrial Revolution, we have begun investing in energy sources that can last forever. Plan B 4.0 explores both the nature of this transition to a new energy economy and how it will affect our daily lives.
(2982 views)
Book cover: How the Other Half Dies: The Real Reasons for World HungerHow the Other Half Dies: The Real Reasons for World Hunger
by - Penguin ,
Malnutrition and starvation are not the result of over-population, of poor climate or lack of cultivatable land. The reason why hunger exists on such a vast scale is because world food supplies are controlled by the rich for the wealthy consumer.
(2916 views)
Book cover: How to Survive as a Hostage in AfricaHow to Survive as a Hostage in Africa
by - Project Gutenber ,
It is an unfortunate fact that Westerners are kidnapped in Africa whilst on business. Very few discuss this topic for obvious reasons. This guide gives you the basics to survive not only as a hostage but your Employer to make the right decisions.
(2552 views)
Book cover: The Flying Saucers are RealThe Flying Saucers are Real
by ,
In a personal style, Keyhoe provides the details of his investigation; he talks with witnesses and reviews the fascinating history of the phenomenon. The book was highly influential, and gave birth to a mythology that has lasted to the present.
(3035 views)
Book cover: The Shape of DesignThe Shape of Design
by - ShapeOfDesignBook.com ,
A book about design as a method to plan and create change. It documents the hidden steps of the creative process to produce a field guide for the emerging skillset: improvising, creating frameworks, storytelling, and delighting audiences.
(2748 views)
Book cover: Pistol and Revolver ShootingPistol and Revolver Shooting
by - Outing Publishing Company ,
The object of this volume is to supply practical information on pistol and revolver shooting. The author has attempted to treat the subject in a clear and concise manner, to give sound advice and elementary instruction to beginners.
(2495 views)
Book cover: Creating and Documenting Electronic TextsCreating and Documenting Electronic Texts
by - Oxbow Books ,
This Guide takes users through the basic steps involved in creating and documenting an electronic text or similar digital resource. The authors concentrate on those types of electronic text which represent a transcription of a non-electronic source.
(2461 views)
Book cover: 100 Facts Every Atheist Teen Must Know100 Facts Every Atheist Teen Must Know
by - atheismfacts.org ,
This book contains commentary on many topics that religious people preach from misunderstanding. This cognitive gap must be filled for it is inherently harmful to believe falsehoods, worse still to pass ignorance on to the next generation.
(3279 views)
Book cover: Bad Human Factors DesignsBad Human Factors Designs
by - Baddesigns.Com ,
Scrapbook of illustrated examples of things that are hard to use because they do not follow human factors principles. The purpose of the book is to provide a variety of examples of bad designs - everyday things that cause people to become confused.
(2905 views)
Book cover: Thinking Skills: Using Your Brain in the Information AgeThinking Skills: Using Your Brain in the Information Age
by - BookBoon ,
This book will cover all kinds of thinking skills and will make you see that your brain is the most powerful organ you possess. It is the tool that can help you perform better in your job, better in your team and better in your organization.
(3864 views)
Book cover: Professional and Technical WritingProfessional and Technical Writing
- Wikibooks ,
This is a wikibook created by students and teachers of Technical and Professional Writing. It is intended to be used as a guide for anything from writing a resume and cover letter to a company memo, report, or proposal once you are on the job.
(4028 views)
Book cover: The Art of Public SpeakingThe Art of Public Speaking
by - ManyBooks ,
The best way to become a confident, effective public speaker, according to the authors of this landmark book, is simply to do it. Practice, practice, practice. Have something to say. Be absorbed by your subject. And most importantly, expect success.
(4560 views)
Book cover: Biblical Religion: The Great LieBiblical Religion: The Great Lie
by - Elderberry Press ,
This book is the result of original and daring research into the archives of our religious heritage and the origins of the biblical tales. Our cross examination of evidence has shed new light on the cunning and deceitful nature of biblical Religion.
(4186 views)
Book cover: Bad Hare DaysBad Hare Days
by - Callan Press ,
There are many books promoting blood sports in shops and libraries nationwide. This is one of the very few that offers an anti-blood sports perspective and may prove useful to readers of all ages and and to students undertaking research projects.
(5130 views)
Book cover: Home Truths? Video Production and Domestic LifeHome Truths? Video Production and Domestic Life
by - University of Michigan Press ,
The book represents one of the few academic research studies exploring the everyday use of video production technology, looking particularly at how families use and engage with the technology and how it fits into the routines of everyday life.
(4820 views)
Book cover: My Path to AtheismMy Path to Atheism
by - Freethought Publishing Company ,
The path from Christianity to Atheism is a long one, and its first steps are very rough and very painful; the feet tread on the ruins of the broken faith, and the sharp edges cut into the bleeding flesh; but further on the path grows smoother ...
(4010 views)
Book cover: Sketchbook USASketchbook USA
- U.S. Department of State ,
The United States is the most ethnically and culturally diverse nation the world has ever seen. Sketchbook USA lavishly illustrates many aspects of American life. These excerpts depict Americans at work, at play, and engaging in civic activities.
(3958 views)
Book cover: American Lives: A Brief LookAmerican Lives: A Brief Look
- U.S. Department of State ,
This picture book depicts Americans at every stage of life, from children to senior citizens, at work, home, and play. The photographs illustrate the tight community bonds that Americans form in every part of the country.
(3945 views)
Book cover: Endangered: Your Child in a Hostile WorldEndangered: Your Child in a Hostile World
by - The Plough Publishing House ,
A book for everyone who cares about parenting children, 'Endangered: Your Child in a Hostile World' will renew your confidence that no matter how great the odds, the love we give children is still the most decisive factor.
(5753 views)
Book cover: The 2010 CIA World FactbookThe 2010 CIA World Factbook
by - Project Gutenberg ,
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, The CIA World Factbook 2010 offers complete and up-to-date information on the world's nations. This guide has been updated with detailed information on politics, populations, military expenditures, economics, and more.
(5369 views)
Book cover: Social Security HandbookSocial Security Handbook
- socialsecurity.gov ,
The Social Security Handbook provides information about Social Security programs and services, and identifies rights and obligations under the Social Security laws. The Handbook also contains information about related programs.
(3880 views)
Book cover: A Cynic Looks at LifeA Cynic Looks at Life
by - Project Gutenberg ,
Ambrose Bierce is known for being unsentimental, dark, and so full of vehemence. A Cynic Looks at Life is a collection of essays in which he talks about modern civilization and all its faults, the death penalty and many others.
(4156 views)
Book cover: The Complete Story of the Galveston HorrorThe Complete Story of the Galveston Horror
by - United Publishers of America ,
In presenting a chronicle of the frightful visitation of hurricane and flood upon the City of Galveston, which unparalleled calamity occurred in 1900, the utmost care has been taken to make the record of the catastrophe complete in every particular.
(3905 views)
Book cover: Your Dog is Watching YouYour Dog is Watching You
by - BookSurge Australia ,
This book sums up all the tricks and methods you can use to get your dog under better control. It uses everything known about dog psychology and comes straight from one of the world's top dog-trainers and dog psychologists.
(6732 views)
Book cover: Spanking: Questions and answers about disciplinary violenceSpanking: Questions and answers about disciplinary violence
by ,
This book is a gift to the millions of young people who are yet to become parents. A gift also and especially to every child yet to be born whose parents will have had the good fortune to read it. Children should never be beaten.
(5433 views)
Book cover: Lives of the NecromancersLives of the Necromancers
by - eBooks@Adelaide ,
An overview of the lives and legends of historic individuals associated with the magical arts. Godwin presents a fascinating overview of mankind's obsession with the magical arts and the impact that obsession has on the collective psyche.
(6127 views)
Book cover: Capture. Deliver. Excel. Applying the Principles of Business WritingCapture. Deliver. Excel. Applying the Principles of Business Writing
by - Lucid Communication ,
This book aims to improve your writing skills by teaching you how to use the principles of business writing. These principles - focus, purpose, meaning, substance, structure, clarity and humility - have been derived from the author's experiences.
(8687 views)
Book cover: Research Strategies: Finding your Way through the Information FogResearch Strategies: Finding your Way through the Information Fog
by - iUniverse ,
With his witty manner, William Badke shows you that research does not need to be painful. You'll learn the skills that are essential to the success of any research project so that you can take control of the research process and make it work for you.
(8134 views)