Book Cover: The Roots Of The Self by Robert Ornstein

Matt’s Reviews: The Roots Of The Self by Robert Ornstein

   Publisher:                HarperCollins    Publication Date:   January 1, 1993   Pages:                       248   ISBN-10:                   0062507885   ISBN-13:                   978-0062507884   Author:                     Robert Ornstein, Ph.D. The Roots of the Self by Robert Ornstein contains Dr. Ornstein’s thoughts […]

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Book Cover: I Am A Strange Loop by Douglas Hofstadter

Matt’s Reviews: I Am A Strange Loop by Douglas Hofstadter

 Publisher:            BASIC BOOKS  Publication date: 07/08/2008  Copyright Date:   2007  Pages:                  436  ISBN-13:              978-0-465-03079-8  ISBN-10:              0-465-03079-3  Author:                Douglas Hofstadter I Am A Strange Loop by Douglas Hofstadter is the author’s attempt to explain his thoughts on […]

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Book Cover: Range by David Epstein

Matt’s Reviews: Range: How Generalists Triumph In A Specialized World by David Epstein

  Publisher:             RIVERHEAD BOOKS/PENGUIN PUTNAM Publication date: 04/27/2021 Pages:                    368 ISBN:                     9780735214507 Author:                  David Epstein   Range: How Generalists Triumph In A Specialized World  by David Epstein includes several real world examples […]

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Book Cover: The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat by Oliver Sacks

Matt’s Reviews: The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat by Oliver Sacks

   Publisher:              SIMON & SCHUSTER TRADE    Publication date:  04/02/1998    Pages:                     256    Copyright Year:    1985    ISBN:                      0-684-85394-9    Author:                  Oliver Sacks   The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a […]

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Matt’s Reviews: The Genius Plague by David Walton

  Publisher:               PYR Publication date:  10/03/2017 Pages:                     384 ISBN13:                  9781633883437 ISBN10:                 1633883434 Author:                  David Walton   The Genius Plague by David Walton is a fun sci-fi thriller.  A mycology researcher (someone who studies fungus) comes […]

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AMAZING News 3-23-14

Amazing News – The Town Crier Of The Multiverse (Town CrierS?) (Don’t like a Headline? Just shift a few ‘verses and you’ll find one.)

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Lost Curiosities: Bringing Dogs Back from the Dead

During the Lazarus experiments, Cornish excited much interest in Hollywood. Boris Karloff starred in two films inspired by Cornish’s work, The Man they Could Not Hang (1939) and The Man with Nine Lives (1940). The scientist actually served as consultant to the former film. These movies sparked a “mad scientist” craze in science fiction, and were also among the first to conceptualize open-heart surgery.

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Making the Grade with the Walking Dead

How does fandom verify the accuracy of scientific particulars when dealing with fantastical subjects like apocalypse and reanimated dead? We go back to school and enroll in a course called “Society, Science, Survival: Lessons from AMC’s The Walking Dead.”

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On Ghost Hunters

Have you heard a strange bump in the night? Perhaps a door mysteriously opened or slammed shut? My advice, read Carl Sagan’s The Demon Haunted World.

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Good Versus Evil

Welcome internet traveler. I will be stockpiling neatly organized bits into a collective known as a blog along this portion of your journey. Do not fear for your personal safety, as I will take great […]

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AMAZING News 8/4/2013

SPECIAL REPORT Amazing Stories is now selling a limited edition T-shirt. Only 150 copies of this special shirt, featuring the SS Amazing: EXP – 01, designed and illustrated by Duncan Long, will be made available. […]

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