Scientists have a reputation for being focused on their work - and maybe even dull. But take another look. Did you know that it’s believed Galileo was scolded by the Roman Inquisition for sassing his mom? That Isaac Newton loved to examine soap bubbles? That Albert Einstein loved to collect joke books, and that geneticist Barbara McClintock wore a Groucho Marx disguise in public? With juicy tidbits about everything from favorite foods to first loves, the subjects of Kathleen Krull and Kathryn Hewitt’s Lives of the Scientists: Experiments, Explosions (and What the Neighbors Thought) are revealed as creative, bold, sometimes eccentric - and anything but dull. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Charlie Thurston. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bbca/001469/bk_bbca_001469_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
With chronic disorders among American children reaching epidemic levels, hundreds of thousands of parents are desperately seeking solutions to their children´s declining health, often with little medical guidance from the experts. What´s Making Our Children Sick? convincingly explains how agrochemical industrial production and genetic modification of foods is a culprit in this epidemic. Is it the only culprit? No. Most chronic health disorders have multiple causes and require careful disentanglement and complex treatments. But what if toxicants in our foods are a major culprit, one that, if corrected, could lead to tangible results and increased health? Using patient accounts of their clinical experiences and new medical insights about pathogenesis of chronic pediatric disorders - taking us into gut dysfunction and the microbiome, as well as the politics of food science - this book connects the dots to explain our kids´ ailing health. What´s Making Our Children Sick? explores the frightening links between our efforts to create higher-yield, cost-efficient foods and an explosion of childhood morbidity, but it also offers hope and a path to effecting change. The predicament we now face is simple. Agroindustrial ´´innovation´´ in a previous era hoped to prevent the ecosystem disaster of DDT predicted in Rachel Carson´s seminal book in 1962, Silent Spring. However, this industrial agriculture movement has created a worse disaster: a toxic environment and, consequently, a toxic food supply. Pesticide use is at an all-time high, despite the fact that biotechnologies aimed to reduce the need for them in the first place. Today these chemicals find their way into our livestock and food crop industries and ultimately onto our plates. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jill Smith. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/110066/bk_acx0_110066_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Kara Summers recently returned to her hometown of Sunny Shores, Florida, to start her own food truck business. Little did she know her summer would start off with a bang…literally. A propane explosion caused the Mama Mia Food truck to flame up with the owner inside. The police ruled it an accident, but Kara discovers evidence to the contrary. Her inquisitive nature, along with her love for mysteries, won´t let her rest until she uncovers the truth. Unfortunately, the truth hits a little too close to home. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Kim Pruitt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/119566/bk_acx0_119566_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Vigilante: Into the Darkness pulls no punches when it comes to the horrific details of a worldwide grid-down situation, starting with the effect on the food chain and an explosion in the population of vermin. With so many dead, how do the survivors deal with rotting corpses, diseases, and villains? Will good triumph over evil? Maybe.... Levi Levins retires from the army and is off on vacation before starting his new job. He suffers a horrendous loss accompanying ´´lights out´´ and must find a way to help humanity in order to keep his own sanity. He has no bug-out bag, no hidden weapons cache, no transportation. What does he do, and how does he do it? Levi will walk us through his path to survival. Perhaps it may also be yours.... This gripping tale takes us on a journey to try to stave off the New Dark Age brought on by a worldwide EMP apocalypse. Can government survive when no food is being trucked to the masses? Can our military survive without the tons of food needed for each and every meal? The answers are here. 1. Language: English. Narrator: K. A. Rood. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/109630/bk_acx0_109630_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The big, bold taste explosions of Asia have had Bill Granger hooked since his childhood. With Bills Everyday Asian, he takes the best that Asian food has to offer and gives it the signature Bill makeover, simplifying his favourite classics and creating his own dishes.
The private Andy Warhol talks: about love, sex, food, beauty, fame, work, money, success; about New York and America; about himself- his childhood in McKeesprot, Pennsylvania, good times and bad times in the Big Apple, the explosion of his career in the sixties, and life among celebrities.
Published in 1975, this autobiography of private Andy Warhol talks about love, sex, food, beauty, fame, work, money, success; about New York and America; and about himself - his childhood in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, good times and bad times in the Big Apple, the explosion of his career in the Sixties, and life among celebrities.
Dave O´Connell recalls the vivid sights and sounds of New York in the 70s during which he started as a phone repairmen and trained and worked his way into cooking at some of the finer restaurants of the day. The cast includes everything from celebrities to minor hoodlums. Dave expresses his thanks to several generous souls who helped along the way and gives time to some of the colorful but less praiseworthy personalities. He surveys the changes from the small, New York-centered food scene of the 70s to the current international explosion of celebrity chefs. He recalls the sweat, stress, and fatigue of the kitchen that make the luxurious, air conditioned dining experience possible. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dave O´Connell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/084651/bk_acx0_084651_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Great Food Expo was meant to introduce new restaurants, country inns, and food specialty shops to Pickax - it was not supposed to be a literal explosion. But that´s what happened. Luckily, Qwill is on the scene, his mustache twitching with suspicions that the bomber meant to do more than send a warning. His evidence: Koko and Yum Yum´s newfound interest in...cheese. In her 18th Cat Who... mystery, best selling author Lilian Jackson Braun sends Qwill and the cats on a trail that will demand all their feline intuition and mustachioed insight. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mason Adams. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/dove/000095/bk_dove_000095_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.