Science

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CONNECTED is a speculative fiction thriller with touches of science and philosophy, which reached No.1 in Amazon UK's Bestseller lists for both Thrillers and Science Fiction within 5 days of release.

Beginning with the funeral of a renowned classical violinist in a sleepy rural hamlet in the Lake District, a former theoretical physicist tries to make sense of his brother's suicide. Across the country, a university student, enjoying the unexpected attentions of an enigmatic seductress, is disturbed when his best friend falls to his death from the thirteenth floor of a neighbouring campus tower block.

As each tries to unravel the mystery behind the apparent suicides, they are drawn into an obsessive search for a computer-generated fractal video sequence, with startling effects on human consciousness, and which might just pave the way for discovery of the ultimate Theory of Everything.

However, they are not the only ones to have seen the potential of this mind-altering video, and soon find themselves in a desperate race against time with gangsters from the shadowy worlds of sex, drugs, cyber-crime, and massively multi-player on-line gaming.

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-NOTE- This book has been professionally re-edited as of March 17, 2016



The year is 2081.

Earth is recovering from a devastating nuclear war.

An age of technological advancement.

A find at the bottom of the Ocean.

A man driven by a dream.

The time for humanity to reach to the stars is now.



A find provides Tomas Klein with the tools to speed up his timetable and execute his plans.

He will reach for the stars, the only question is will humanity follow?

Adrian Farkas an orphan boy, is given opportunity to change his bleak future.

To go to space, and shape the future of all mankind.

Will he rise up to the challenge?



Olympus is 73,000 word novel and the first book in the "Rise of the Empire" series, it sets the stage and introduces the characters for the books to come, the series will follow humanity as it takes its first steps into the Solar system and beyond, becoming a true galaxy spanning empire.



Rise of the Empire Book 2 - Sanctuary

Rise of the Empire Book 3 - Out of the Ashes

Rise of the Empire Book 4 - Warpath

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A senseless assault. An agonizing, life-threatening decision. In the moment of truth, with countless lives at stake, how can justice hope to prevail?

New York City trauma surgeon, Dr. Christopher Ravello, has it all. A breathtaking, vivacious wife. Lovely children. Life-saving work, and a beautiful home in one of the City's most coveted neighborhoods.

But in an instant, Chris' world is shattered.

The brutal and senseless assault of his mother, Jacqueline, leaves her barely alive. Consumed with anguish and fear, battling time and circumstances, Chris' search for a life-saving treatment leads to an agonizing decision and takes him down a path of no return.

In the wake of his mother’s assault, Chris and life-long friend, Detective Kevin Kennedy, risk their lives and livelihoods tracking down Jacqueline’s attacker.

When Ravello, driven by an all-consuming rage, at last comes face-to-face with his mother's assailant, every fiber of his being calls out for vengeance. In the moment of truth, with so much at stake for he and his family, what will Chris choose?

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Would you like an adventure on another planet?

This is just one of the questions Lara and her sister, Eva, must answer one sunny day in their garden. They wonder, how will they return to Earth in time for lunch? And how will they get there when the aliens' spaceship is so small?
When it's only big enough for ants!

But their help is needed on the planet Zeegrazzalo- Jeewoppza so off they go - into the unknown. Their feelings of helplessness only start to fade after a flight across the planet's Outerlands, in Kweezy Capolza's hummingcraft. Maybe, just maybe, the sisters can find some solutions to the aliens' problems. However, they think they might need their mother's help and she is back on Earth!

(4.3)

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A new start, six hundred light-years from Earth.

Tomas Klein founder of Olympus has brought his people to a new world, free of constraints of Earth governments.

But a new world brings new dangers. Tomas Klein will need to set aside past regrets and rise up to the challenge.

Adrian Farkas commander of Olympus warship Athena will need to use all his skills when even more responsibility is put on his shoulders.

New allies appear just as new foes threaten the peace of Sanctuary.

Sanctuary is the second book in the "Rise of the Empire" series, it continues the story from Olympus and follows a part of humanity that chose to split off from Earth and make their own way to the stars.

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The award-winning creator and screenwriter of ground-breaking BBC television show, Spirit Warriors starring Jessica Henwick (Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Games of Thrones) brings you an action packed thrill-ride in her debut novel which will engage and excite fans of Maximum Ride, Dean Koontz's Watchers and The Last of Us.

It's so easy to take things for granted. Take, for example, trees.

Oaks provide shade and plenty of foliage to protect against sudden showers and prying eyes, but there was also the added bonus of load-bearing lower branches that someone nimble could scramble onto should trouble come calling... and you should know, trouble had me on speed-dial.

Living on the streets wasn't a walk in the park, but it was still preferable to what I had to deal with at home, and after some eight months of being on my own, I'd gotten my routine down to a fine art - a morning dumpster dive followed by a dip in the Central Park pond - when one day I stumbled upon this mangy dog being attacked. It wasn't a big deal to help him, but then he ended up saving my life which is when I realized there was something special about him: Muttface wasn't a normal dog - he was crazy intelligent. I'm talking Mensa levels. And he wasn’t an accident either, having recently escaped from a mysterious lab.

We were just getting to know each other when things took a bloody turn. The vet, Sully, a troubled guy who had recently lost his wife to cancer, did what he could and I guess that would've been the end of our story if we hadn't been attacked by a gang of mercenaries who destroyed Sully's clinic and seemed intent on doing the same to us.

So now here we were, the three of us. On the run across the country against a seemingly all-powerful enemy. Who were they and what did they want with us?

Through the danger, terror, and pain, one thing was becoming clear to me: I had finally found the family I had always wanted and I would do anything to keep them safe - even if it meant risking my own life.


WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
"The story masterfully combined various threads and powered along through to an explosive finale. This is sure to be a classic once more people hear of it. Amazed this is the author's first book." - Amazon Customer.

"I was loving it so much... Before I was even half way through this book I went back to this site to see if it listed a sequel... can hardly wait!" - Sheila LS, Amazon Reviewer

"It is a fast-paced and action-packed book with three very different but very sympathetic main characters who will in turn make you laugh, cry and really, really want a dog!" - AlbaR, Amazon Reviewer

"Bandit, Chase and Sully keep this amazing story moving at a fast and furious pace. Do yourself a favor and grab a copy of this hard to put down book." - JMP, Amazon Reviewer.

"Jo Ho’s screenwriting background is clearly evident in the pacing, which takes all of the time necessary to tell the story and describe the setting and characters but wastes no words doing so... I highly recommend it to anybody who’s a fan of YA or even just a fan of reading in general." - Amazon Customer.

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Many words, concepts, and sentences seem obvious to us; it feels like we know what they mean, and we do not really stop to see if we do. Often once an actual effort is done and we try to put our "knowing" into words, we find things are not that simple.
Many times once an accurate definition is sought, the intricacies of concepts reveal themselves.
Many times when trying to explain an "understood" sentence, we find out it has some hidden folds, and we may have to define some of its parts better, or maybe we uncover another avenue of thought it provokes.
“Innocent Thoughts” discusses such instances and avenues, from world peace to the enigmas of consciousness and free will. Diving into these subjects, “Innocent Thoughts” tries to distill and present some of the current views about our universe.

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If the Voyager 1 space probe was picked up in outer space by extraterrestrials, what would happen? Here's your opportunity to find out.

Voyager 1 was launched by NASA in 1977 to study the outer solar system and, ultimately, interstellar space. It carried a gold-plated audio-visual disc in the event that it might be found by intelligent life-forms from other planetary systems. It was discovered by goopmutt bandits who towed it through interstellar space at superluminal speed. In an effort to conceal their crime, they manipulated the data on the craft’s digital tape recorder and left it in the heliosphere where its signal could still be picked up from Earth. Eventually, they abandoned the probe in the Centaurus galaxy where it was picked up by two itinerant spacecombers from a small circumbinary planet known as Morys Minor.

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"A biblical comedy, a millennial carnival, a strange dispatch from beyond the rapture."

"A crazy-ass futuristic book."

Jack Delfan is an unwitting Noah who has turned his back on the world of men. He lives in an oil tanker in a sea of sand. He believes in digging. When a son, Hob, is delivered to him, Delfan teaches the boy how to use a spade and read the book. Delfan is a difficult father and refuses to tell Hob who his mother is. Then the Gcwi come.

Hob and the Gcwi set out on a quest to find Hob's mother. It is a journey that is destined to break Hob's heart. There are times when a broken heart is what it takes.

The Excavations is coming of age tale which delves into the history of the world, and into its future. It is a prophecy of what will come if we fail to confront the results of climate change and imploding capitalism.

delve (v.)
From old English delfan "to dig"
From Proto-Indo-European root dhelbh - source also of Lithuanian delba "crowbar," Russian dolbit, Czech dlabati, Polish dłubać "to chisel".
Related: Delved; delving.

Can also be an instruction:

Delve.

Dig.

Excavate.

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Book cover image for Destination Enlightenment with In-Depth Coverage: of synchronicity, kundalini, Shakti, enlightenment, meditation, third-eye, chakras, awaken
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Destination Enlightenment with In-Depth Coverage goes well beyond where similar books venture, including Synchronicity, Kundalini, Shakti, Enlightenment, Meditation, Third-eye, Chakras, Awakenings, Persistence, Spiritual, Prana, Pranayama and much more, with plenty of real world explanations and how-to guidance to avoid the potential pitfalls.

Shakti is the fuel that powers your awakenings and spiritual growth. Your subtle body is loaded with Shakti in various forms which are burned as energy. You’re Kundalini and Chakras ignite it like an engine. All of which is covered extensively.

Here are some of the cultural terms including Hindu Shakti, Prana, Apana and Yyana, Chinese Chi (Qi), Polynesian Mana, Vietnamese Khi, Korean Gi, Japanese Ki, subtle energy and woo energy, Hebrew koach-ha-guf, Greek Bios, English Aether, Cosmic Energy, Kundalini Energy, Natural Energy, and Material Energy, American Indians Orenda, Ancient Germans Od, and Scientifically known as Dark Matter, most of which are believed to be a part of any living thing, translating to breath, air, gas, or life force that permeates the universe.

Some awakenings are gradual with signs, others are dramatic and spontaneous, but many forms of awakenings are achievable by anybody, harnessing a wide range of techniques and traditions, ultimately ascending to enlightenment.

For example, a synchronicity awakening will greatly heighten intuition. More than that, your autopilot with guide you to your hearts desires in ways that are absolutely mind boggling…

This state is often achieved when you raise your kundalini and activate your sacral chakra, your passion and pleasure center.

It has a lot to do with coincidences, attraction, arousal and what really turns you on. This can be anything from looks, appearance, humor, personality, fragrance, and vibes. However, in a duality sense, it’s really more so about vibes, energy, and synchronicity, along with pursuit of desires in general.

Before my awakening, I thought all that was really new in the way of sex and 21st century was internet dating, smartphones, more open communication with texting, and arranged hookups.

Now, to meet that special someone, I wouldn’t trade synchronicity for all of the best and most advanced technologies on the market, although I’m sure synchronicity would work through these technologies too.

Once your kundalini is active, there is no rush to raise it to other chakras; take your time to explore each awakening and gain some experience before moving on.

Enlightenment is only persistent for the very few who are prepared for it. Those who are unprepared often need to ride the waves and may find they need to get back to basics, which is a lot easier with the right guide.

Even those already in the know will greatly increase their understanding for an approach that works; however, this book is also well suited for those who just want to learn what’s involved, how to proceed and what to expect.

In any case, it’s always good to learn as much as you can, beyond the basics, to help ensure smooth sailings, make sure you do it right, and to help make sure it all “persists”, which is perhaps the biggest challenge of all. Expect to gain so much clarity after reading this book, along with a helpful reference you can revisit anytime.

Gaining an in-depth understanding is a great place to start, but just knowing what to expect is huge. Adopting the best methods and traditions that actually work is a real confidence builder too. It’s good to have a guide that actually helps and clears up a lot of the misconceptions floating around.

Get this book today and enjoy the journey!

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Since the dawn of man our species has questioned its existence. All of us at one point in time have wondered whether or not we are alone in the Universe. The reality of the matter is that we are not. We are merely a pawn in the grand scheme of things. Humanity just so happens to be playing right into ancient lore dating back over three Universe Cycles. Each cycle lasts over a googolplex and only one species has survived each cycle thus far. Meaning we have three other species currently residing in our Universe. Those species (in order from oldest to youngest) are the Judex Sapiens, the Sagacians, and the Malentians.

Now the Judex Sapiens and the Sagacians work together. The Malentians, however, work towards annihilation. Their main goal is to destroy anything the other species has created, but have to be subtle about such ordeals. Lest they be caught in the act. So in order to retain obscurity the Malentians plant directives into their target's DNA. Directives of evil that slowly blossom over time and evolve into naught but one thing: self-annihilation on a grand scale. All of which occurs on a little blue sphere we like to call Earth.

Before the war that ends humanity's dominant reign over Earth times are tumultuous to say the least. With the fraudulent election of President Venalis Proditor (whose years in the senate have already eroded away a majority of America’s freedoms) the Union does not stand a chance. After his election a powder keg of chaos erupts in the torn nation and a rebellion forms to overthrow the US government. However, what the rebels fail to foresee is that Proditor has been in alliance with the corrupt United Nations. Who, in turn, combine forces with the NATO troops and stage a war on American soil. With the use of highly advanced nanobiotechnology the invading forces trigger the beginning of the end of humanity.

Techie Bombs are what is used to usher in the apocalypse and nearly end humanity's reign. For you see there are survivors of the attack. The Sagacians warn a select few humans of a barrier-inducing pendant in Yellowstone National Park that was put there in order to save humanity from the supervolcano hiding underneath it. But instead of saving humanity from a natural disaster the barrier saves them from naught but themselves.

The survivors flourish the first few years after the disaster. Although they are plagued with fear and anxiety the survivors find peace in the settlement they form around Fiddlers Lake in Lander, Wyoming. They effectively utilize the Wind River Ranges for their benefit and humanity begins to prosper once more. There is only one thing though. Evil always seems to manifest itself in the deepest recesses of the human mind. Such being due to the Malentians’ evil protocols that were instilled tens of thousands of years ago in the first hominins. So what was once peace and prosperity soon evolves into chaos and manipulation.

Two factions soon form out of the chaos. Those being The Order, whose sinister leaders control the populace with fear, and The Stigmata, whose leaders allow their followers to live freely and do as they please. The Order is left to sustain its ever-growing entropy at the settlement at Fiddlers Lake. Where they have naught but archaic tools and supplies to live on. Meanwhile The Stigmata flourishes inside a secret bunker hidden inside of Mount Chauvenet, which has all of the advanced technology mankind had acquired prior to the war. Needless to say one lives better than the other. A fact that shows after The Great Mutiny from Fiddlers Lake. An event where hundreds of survivors flee The Order to join The Stigmata.

Two decades later five adolescents have a yearning for more. Living their entire lives in the substandard conditions at Fiddlers Lake, they have a lust for adventure that cannot be satiated by mere hunting alone. So they, like the many others before them, defect from the settlement. Only to become the fabled Last Mutineers.

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Radical Regenerative Gardening and Farming informs and inspires gardeners, and farmers, who wish to bring quality and integrity into their work with the land. It is about developing close relationships with land that produces our food. This book combines over 40 years of Frank Holzman’s experience in farming, gardening, education, research, and development to provide techniques and concepts for sustainable land use.

Radical Regenerative Gardening and Farming is a more spiritual and thoughtful approach to land stewardship, geared toward aspiring gardeners with a desire for a deeper connection with the earth. It is as much about why as it is about how to develop land. Rather than traditional tractor farming, this book provides a better understanding of horticulture, dealing with the biological interactions between soils and plants, and providing a good understanding of living systems. Holzman examines healthy perspectives of how to approach a piece of land as a living organism and transform it into a balanced ecosystem.

Frank Holzman provides lots of information and insight for backyard gardeners and professional farmers, alike. Truly a great resource for transforming the garden, as well as the gardener.

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While spending summer vacation with their grandparents, Emma and Riley, are befriended by Star, a space cat. Star takes the children on adventures to the Moon and each of the planets of the solar system. Her spaceship, Whisker, is disguised as Grandad’s old car. Come along for the ride to learn about the solar system and how it works. You’ll love the fun and adventures two kids and a cat can have in outer space!

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Book cover image for A BOON TO RESEARCH: Start your own research lab &  Do invention into Metal Matrix Composites (MMC)
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Nature gives birth to both Stone and Paras stone, then why don’t you ever try to search for latter one. From past few decades, scientists are working on MMCs to overcome the problem of non-availability of the desired properties of materials irrespective of cost. These innovative materials open up unlimited possibilities for modern material science and development, along with low cost, light weight, easy manufacturing, high strength and much more. It is not easy to explain nurture of nature to the Paras stone, but this book provides a crystal-clear path for the same and makes available a new metric of success to Metal Matrix Composites. Neophytes of this area can easily grab research ideas, on-going invention hints, and literature given in it will impel the mind of an individual to get the knowledge of past inventions and research work, if you want Paras stone in your own research lab then get ‘A Boon to Research’.

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My recent attempt at restoring the damaged face of the Sphinx is substantially successful. My name is Allen Pollens and I am an author of a number of books, including one that is set mostly in Egypt. It is titled “PHARAOH - The Awakening.”

It’s a fascinating story and along the way, nearly four years ago, I produced a restoration of the face of the Sphinx. I offered a full- color rendition to interested individuals if they would follow the directions at my blog. I am still receiving visitors to my blog who are seeking that image. Recently I decided to attempt a new and improved restoration. The process was fascinating and the result is excellent. It’s all documented in the appendix I added to the Kindle and print versions of “Pharaoh.” Both are available at Amazon.com. Follow this link:

http://tinyurl.com/hp7su66

The current price for the print version is $15.99. I’m sorry to say that all of the nine appendix restoration and other images are in black and white to avoid an extreme price increase for color. However, the Kindle version is a BARGAIN! The eight appendix images, including the restoration, are in full color. Further, virtually all Kindle original 85 Egypt images (98%) are now in color. So, the added restoration appendix plus virtually all images in color... ONLY $5.99 - DEAL OF THE YEAR!

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A short story collection for those who like a little weirdness in their lives. These stories will challenge your assumptions, your beliefs, and perhaps even your hold on reality. Each story is a thought experiment to provoke the reader's assumptions about reality. These are stories that might give Stephen King the shivers.

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Fourteen Science-Fiction short stories that will add some needed spice and weirdness to your life, providing just the strange perspective you need to challenge your ordinary reality.

Some of these new stories carry on my concern with contemporary social issues (such as global warming, bullying, abortion, animal rights, gun control, etc.) by extrapolating them into the future or exploring them thru unusual perspectives. Other stories here briefly ponder philosophical questions such as the nature of good and evil and the concept of justice. Some are simply for the fun of making our spines tingle a bit. I like to think each story will be a thought provoker that you will consider the implications of after reading.

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Ludi is an ordinary boy – for a Lowinsor Master born and bred top save the world. By the time Ludi was 13 there was no doubt he was a boy with powers never before seen among his clan, a very special breed of magical creatures sent to Earth to protect it from The Vortex that threatens all of existence – everywhere.



With the help of a Smitoffer, a magical creature that protects specials, called Phil; the gifted, eccentric and slightly confused Aunt Agnasina; the Spirit of his Grandfather, imprisoned in another dimension for decades, and a bracelet given to him by his mover bearing the legend “Of all people you are the greater, and of no people are you the better Ludi takes on forces never before known to man nor beast”, Ludi takes on the Coming of the Vortex. He is helped hone his powers in a class run by Professor McGnaw, the Keeper of Care.



Ludi has magical powers and when he gets angry his curses often stick to those who do him or his family ill. Even when the family move to a protected enclave the evil Master Mustra and his underling Mordi Se follow to take the child before he can save the world.



This is a book full of battles between good and evil and questions about the nature of these two states. It is also about how, when the good work together, they can make a difference to all time.



The story is set across many dimensions and worlds and through a turbulence of time and space with characters and beast that have existed for millions of years.

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Rise of the Supreme - Astrophysicist, Dr. Gornam Rand, who while conducting a routine photoscan from images taken by a space probe stationed just off of Pluto makes a shocking discovery. The emergence of a wormhole followed by the presence of alien beings from another galaxy bent on taking what they feel is rightfully theirs, the planet Earth. Dr. Rand and his staff try everything at their disposal to uncover and neutralize this threat but only through the assistance of a mysterious and ultra-powerful being does Dr. Rand realize that the power to turn back the invaders resides inside of him. Meanwhile four other beings posing as everyday citizens are discovered to be living on the planet and forced to reveal themselves; this sets off a chain of events culminating in the uncovering of a major conspiracy from a trio of beings known only as the Axis of Evil. Will humanity fall at the hands of the evil Draconian empire?

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