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ccarterkk added a title to their For later shelf Dec 27 2018
"The Madhouse Effect portrays the intellectual pretzels into which denialists must twist logic to explain away the clear evidence that human activity has changed Earth's climate. Toles's cartoons collapse counter-scientific strategies into their...
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ccarterkk made a comment Aug 24 2018
"What a funny little book. You might like it if you already find optical instruments to be fascinating, but if you just wanted to learn about how binoculars work, you will be disappointed. If you are not already an expert you should start by readin..." Permalink
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ccarterkk made a comment Feb 14 2018
"This book starts out as a National Geographic-style, first-person-present-tense, globe-spanning trudge through the newest uses of the internet. The author takes us to Estonia, Singapore, Brussels, and California to ask about the problems and solut..." Permalink
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Nov 09 2017
"Despite (or perhaps indicative of) its runway popularity, it is shallow and facile, drawn from second-hand sources and not well integrated in its presentations. Harari failed to correctly explain the origin of writing, the origin of counting, t..." Permalink
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ccarterkk added a title to their For later shelf Apr 06 2017
"In the tradition of Erik Larson's Isaac's Storm, a riveting narrative about the biggest earthquake in recorded history in North America--the 1964 Alaskan earthquake that demolished the city of Valdez and obliterated the coastal village of...
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