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  • George Johnson

    From the acclaimed New York Times science writer George Johnson, an irresistible book on the ten most fascinating experiments in the history of science—moments when a curious soul posed a particularly eloquent question to nature and received a crisp, unambiguous reply. Johnson takes us to those times when the world seemed filled with mysterious forces, when scientists were dazzled by light, by electricity, and by the beating of the hearts they laid bare on the dissecting table. We see Galileo singing to mark time as he measures the pull of gravity, and Newton carefully inserting a needle behind his eye to learn how light causes vibrations in the retina. William Harvey ties a...read more

  • George Johnson

    When the woman he loved was diagnosed with a metastatic cancer, science writer George Johnson embarked on a journey to learn everything he could about the disease and the people who dedicate their lives to understanding and combating it. What he discovered is a revolution under way—an explosion of new ideas about what cancer really is and where it comes from. In a provocative and intellectually vibrant exploration, he takes us on an adventure through the history and recent advances of cancer research that will challenge everything you thought you knew about the disease. Deftly excavating and illuminating decades of investigation and analysis, he reveals what we know and...read more

  • George Johnson

    When the woman he loved was diagnosed with a metastatic cancer, science-writer George Johnson embarked on a journey to learn everything he could about the disease and the people who dedicate their lives to understanding and combating it. What he discovered is that a revolution is now under way – an explosion of new ideas about what cancer really is and where it comes from. He combs through the realms of epidemiology, clinical trials, laboratory experiments and scientific hypotheses, to reveal what we know and don’t know about cancer, showing why a cure remains such a slippery concept. His luminous accounts describe tumors that evolve like alien creatures inside the body,...read more

  • George M. Johnson

    This program is read by the author. In a series of personal essays, prominent journalist and LGBTQIA+ activist George M. Johnson explores his childhood, adolescence, and college years in New Jersey and Virginia. From the memories of getting his teeth kicked out by bullies at age five, to flea marketing with his loving grandmother, to his first sexual relationships, this young-adult memoir weaves together the trials and triumphs faced by Black queer boys. Both a primer for teens eager to be allies as well as a reassuring testimony for young queer men of color, All Boys Aren't Blue covers topics such as gender identity, toxic masculinity, brotherhood, family, structural marginalization,...read more

  • George Johnny Johnson Mbe

    'I was anxious to fight. Hitler was the bastard who had started all this and he needed sorting out. We were under threat. Everything we stood for: our country, our families and our way of life was being attacked by this maniac. He could not be allowed to win. So for me and many, many others like me, there was no alternative. We were in a pickle and something had to be done.’ Johnny Johnson is 92 years old and one of very few men who can recall first-hand the most daring and ingenious air raid of all time. He can also vividly remember his childhood spent working on a farm with his controlling father, the series of events that led him to the RAF and the rigorous training that followed....read more

  • Ben M. Johnson

    Fitness Training Bundle: 6 in 1 Bundle, TRX, Cardio, Hiit, Kettlebell, Yoga for Beginners, Running Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live. ~Jim Rohn Are you currently on a fitness kick or thinking about starting one? Is weight training part of your daily workout? Have you tried TRX for maximum effect on your body? Many people enjoy gym sessions, building muscle and stamina and keeping their bodies in tip-top condition. There are several different ways to train of course, but TRX is one that uses your own body weight to exercise and develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability simultaneously. This six-in-one bundle series includes the following...read more

  • Rod Serling

    A murdering cowboy from the old west istransported to the present day by a scientist just as he's about to be hung. Hehas a second chance in a new world, but will his thirst for blood be...read more

  • George Clayton Johnson

    An elderly man believes he will die if his grandfather clock stops ticking, and when the clock is given away, he must stop at nothing to keep it...read more

  • George Clayton Johnson

    A young pool player finds himself pitted against Fats Brown, a long-dead Champion pool player who returns from the grave to play him with deadly...read more

  • George Clayton Johnson

    The senior residents of Sunnyvale decide that the secret to youth is acting young, and in particular playing a childhood game called “kick-the-can.” One grumpy resident refuses to play and learns to regret...read more

  • George Clayton Johnson

    Gaining telepathic abilities when his coin lands on its edge, bank clerk Hector B. Poole learns about the difference between other people’s plans and...read more

  • George Clayton Johnson

    An old woman consumed with the fact that she will die one day soon, barricades herself in her cold, dark tenement apartment so that “Mr. Death” can not visit...read more

  • George M. Johnson

    Have you been looking for a way to make alternative sources of income? Does everything you see seem to involve large amounts of cash up front? Have you considered an Affiliate Program? Making an additional income has been something that millions of people have been doing since ever money was invented. Using some of the free time you have, to make more cash, is a shrewd and sensible way to increase your wealth and give you a better standard of living. And with Affiliate Programs you have a sound platform that can bring hugs success. In this book, Affiliate Program: The Ultimate Guide to Make Money With an Affiliate Program, you will find that it is even easier that you could imagine,...read more

  • Rod Serling

    Archie Hammer is gifted with the ability to changehis face to make it look like anyone he chooses. He uses this unique gift forhis own amusement, without a thought to those who might get in his way. Butwhen he tries to double cross a gangster, Archie Hammer, the "human chameleon,"can't slither...read more