A true scientific pause-resister that traces a remarkable scientific breakthrough (the isolation of endorphins in the brain) as dedicated scientists race - not only with their fellow scientists - but against time and the profit hungry giant pharmaceutical companies. This audiobook chronicles the fascinating discovery of endorphins, the body's natural painkiller.
Opium has played a dramatic and varied role in human history, inspiring religious veneration, scientific exploration, the bitterest rancor, and the most fanciful ecstasy. Now, authors Jeff Goldberg and Dean Latimer have provided a complete, insightful history of opium. Flowers in the Blood lifts the veil of mystery that has surrounded opium down through the ages.
This is an indispensable guide to physics that offers readers an overview of the most popular physics topics written in an accessible, irreverent, and engaging manner while still maintaining a tone of wry skepticism. Even the novice will be able to follow along, as the topics are addressed using plain English and (almost) no equations. Veterans of popular physics will also find their nagging questions addressed, like whether the universe can expand faster than light.
"Physics even I can understand"
Leverage is defined as the power to act effectively. Laziness means not disposed to work. Combine the two and you get Leverage Your Laziness, a guide to get what you want with the least effort. Steve and Jeff make witty commentary and provide useful tools to help rocket you forward toward your dreams. A quick listen that is packed with helpful hints and humor. Keep it on your desk for a constant reminder to work smart, not hard.
A preview of tomorrow's presidential inauguration. Charlie is joined by Jeff Greenfield, PBS special correspondent; Historian Jon Meacham; Kathleen Parker of the Washington Post; and Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic.
We continue with a conversation with Vice President-elect Mike Pence.
We conclude with a preview of this weekend's NFL playoffs with Bill Cowher, analyst for The NFL Today on CBS.