Category Archives: History | Political | Science

Book Review: Graveyards of Chicago by Matt Hucke & Ursula Bielski

Wow what an awesome and interesting book! This is not the first “Graveyards of Chicago” book written by Matt Hucke. This is better than his first and more than double in size. His first was so popular by tourists and those that want to learn of the graveyards that he had decided to do a …

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Adventures in Political Theory

"Adventures in Political Theory" embarks the reader onto a journey through time to learn about the most influential Western thinkers and philosophers, from Socrates and Plato to Michel Foucault and Jacques Derrida. The author explains the importance political science plays in people’s lives and every day world, its urge to try explaining the “unexplained” and …

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48 Hours to Chaos: An Engineer Looks at Life and How the World Really Works

In the opening paragraphs of the Preface to “48 Hours to Chaos,” Engineer John D. Waterman relays to the reader the following information:  “When I was a college student, I heard a professor say that civilization is always a mere forty-eight hours away from chaos.  All an enemy would need to do is find a …

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Red, White & Boom

Karl Puttlitz, author of “Red, White & Boom” has quite the unique background.  He holds “…a Ph.D. in metallurgical engineering.  He is widely recognized and has received many prestigious awards for his pioneering innovations spanning four decades and utilized in many of the world’s most advanced computers.  His activities have resulted in over forty published …

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Comfortably Unaware – Global depletion and food responsibility… What you choose to eat

If there were ever a book that would convince one to adopt a vegan lifestyle, then “Comfortably Unaware” would definitely be it.  Dr. Richard Oppenlander’s book explores the connection between global depletion and our food choices.  His presentation of the research surrounding this topic is quite convincing and eye-opening. In the Introduction, Oppenlander tells us …

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Transplant: A Young Woman Struggles to Adapt to Her New Face

Jenny Beaulieu is an active, social young woman enjoying a career in software development when a horrific car accident suddenly destroys her life as she knows it.  Her face is sliced off in the collision, stripping away her ability to eat or speak.  Her face is unbearable to look at and needless to say, her …

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The Tea Party & The Tyrant: Liberty v/s Tyranny

“The Tea Party & The Tyrant:L Liberty v/s Tyranny” by Felton (Toby) Williamson, Jr is a compilation of 33 articles and 79 illustrations.  As the author declares, the book has Thomas Paine content presented with a Dr. Seuss format. In the foreword to the book, Williamson explains that the book “is an attempt to provide …

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Lodestone, Book One: The Sea of Storms

A few weeks ago I was perusing a list of books needing to be reviewed when I came across “Lodestone, Book One: The Sea of Storms.” I definitely found the title to be unique so I popped over to Amazon in order to learn more about it. Ail-Kar, a white-hole portal from another universe, consistently …

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The Memoirs of John F. Kennedy

“The Memoirs of John F. Kennedy” at first glance would appear to be a work of non-fiction, but if you turn the book over on the back you will see that the genres are listed as historical fiction and alternative history.  What author Donald James Lawn has done is created a “what if” book.  What …

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Beyond Biology: Metaphysical Brain Science

Science can explain many things. Biology, chemistry, physics, biochemistry, and other fields give us mechanisms and explanations of how our bodies and everything else around us works. There is a reason and scientific evidence for almost everything. Almost everything, not completely 100%… There are theories, postulates, laws, which give us an idea of how our …

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