How to Win Friends and Influence Fungi Is a compilation of various nerd night presentations given around the world by nerds to nerds. Want to read about interesting sea creatures? Sex? Health? Death? Tech? Math? They are all here…plus much much more. Each chapter is a short 5-10 minute read.
I have been playing adventure games since the very first, appropriately entitled Adventure, game appeared in the 1970s. The History of the Adventure Video Game describes every adventure game from that first game to current narrative games like What Remains of Edith Finch and the Strange Colors series. I love
Most alcohol interventions require abstaining from drinking forever. Interested in reducing your drinking but not stopping forever? Turn to Soberish. I’ve never read a book like this before so I can’t comment on its originality or innovation. However, Soberish is a good self-help guide for controlling your alcohol intake. It
When humans look up at the sky, they yearn to travel among the stars. But questions abound. Are we alone? If not, why haven’t we discovered any undeniable evidence of other species? The author of Interstellar postulates that our instruments are inadequate. He hopes to remedy that as director of
How much do multi-level marketing (MLM) companies and cults have in common? It turns out a lot. Both use the BITE (behavior, information, thought and emotional control) method to entice and then entrap their members. Both groups shun former members. Despite the positive messages propagated by the companies. it is
Multiple times per day individuals encounter The Choice Point, “the exact moment, you decide to shift your attention away from an unwanted thought that might stop you from making a conscious choice to persevere in pursuing a goal (or not). It’s that moment when you say to yourself, ‘to continue
Universal Principles of Design is not what I expected. And that may be totally my fault. I expected a textbook on design. However, it reads like a dictionary with no connection between different ideas. Universal Principles of Design may find a place in library reference sections but is really not