Fueling Freedom Exposing the Mad War on Energy

Fossil fuel energy is the lifeblood of the modern world. Before the Industrial Revolution, humanity depended on burning wood and candle wax. But with the ability to harness the...

Strange Tools Art and Human Nature

In Strange Tools: Art and Human Nature, philosopher and cognitive scientist Alva Noë raises a number of profound questions: What is art? Why do we value art as we do? What does...

The Doughboys America and the First World War

More than three million American men, many of them volunteers, joined the AEF in the first twenty months of US involvement in the First World War.Of these, over 50,000 were killed...

Brains Through Time A Natural History of Vertebrates

When did the first vertebrates emerge, and how did they differ from their invertebrate ancestors? When did vertebrates evolve jaws, paired fins, pattern vision, or a neocortex?...

America Ascendant The Rise of American Exceptionalism

President Franklin D. Roosevelt organized an extraordinary partnership between the US government and America's media outlets to communicate to the reluctant and isolationist...

Along Comes the Association Beyond Folk Rock and Three-Piece Suits

Along Comes the Association is the story of how Russ Giguere and his fellow band members in the legendary and influential pop group The Association came together to create...

Cracking the Millionaire Code Your Key to Enlightened Wealth

Why do some people struggle financially while others seem destined for more prosperous lives? What if you could enjoy a more abundant lifestyle without sacrificing anything you...

Big Sur and the Oranges of Hieronymus Bosch

In his great triptych "The Millennium," Bosch used oranges and other fruits to symbolize the delights of Paradise. Whence Henry Miller's title for this, one of his most appealing...

Shattered Sword The Untold Story of the Battle of Midway

Many consider the Battle of Midway to have turned the tide of the Pacific War. It is without question one of the most famous battles in history. Now, for the first time since...

What School Could Be Insights and Inspiration from Teachers across America

Innovation expert Ted Dintersmith took an unprecedented trip across America, visiting all fifty states in a single school year. He originally set out to raise awareness about the...

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