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    • The Vaccine Book

    • Making the Right Decision for Your Child
    • By: Robert W. Sears
    • Narrated by: Jay Snyder
    • Length: 9 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Vaccine Book offers parents a fair, impartial, fact-based resource from the most trusted name in pediatrics. Dr. Bob devotes each chapter in the audiobook to a disease/vaccine pair and offers a comprehensive discussion of what the disease is, how common or rare it is, how serious or harmless it is, the ingredients of the vaccine, and any possible side effects from the vaccine.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Must read for parents

    • By Listener on 02-18-18

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Out of Our Heads

    • You Are Not Your Brain, and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness
    • By: Alva Noe
    • Narrated by: Jay Snyder
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 84
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    Alva Noë is one of a new breed - part philosopher, part cognitive scientist, part neuroscientist - who are radically altering the study of consciousness by asking difficult questions and pointing out obvious flaws in the current science. In Out of Our Heads, he restates and reexamines the problem of consciousness, and then proposes a startling solution: Do away with the 200-year-old paradigm that places consciousness within the confines of the brain.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A bold, yet ultimately unsupported, hypothesis

    • By Keith Pyne-Howarth on 01-17-10
    • You Are Not Your Brain, and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness
    • By: Alva Noe
    • Narrated by: Jay Snyder
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
    • Release date: 10-21-09
    • 4 out of 5 stars 84 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Path

    • A One-Mile Walk Through the Universe
    • By: Chet Raymo
    • Narrated by: Jay Snyder
    • Length: 4 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 9
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 5
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    For almost 40 years, Chet Raymo walked a one-mile path from his house to the college where he taught, chronicling the universe by observing every detail of his route with a scientists curiosity, a historians respect for the past, and a childs capacity for wonder. With each step, the landscape he traversed became richer, suggesting ever deeper aspects of astronomy, history, biology, and literature, and making the path universal in scope.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A wondrous and beautiful experience

    • By Dominic on 04-10-12
    • A One-Mile Walk Through the Universe
    • By: Chet Raymo
    • Narrated by: Jay Snyder
    • Length: 4 hrs and 47 mins
    • Release date: 12-01-09
    • 3 out of 5 stars 9 ratings

    Regular price: $9.95

    • The Science of James Bond

    • By: Lois H. Gresh, Robert Weinberg
    • Narrated by: Jay Snyder
    • Length: 6 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 9
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    From the sleek Aston Martin that spits out bullets, nails, and passengers at the push of a button to the microjet that makes hairpin turns to avoid a heat-seeking missile, the science and technology of James Bond films have kept millions of movie fans guessing for decades. Are these amazing feats and gadgets truly possible? The Science of James Bond takes you on a fascinating excursion through the true science that underlies Bond's most fantastic and off-the-wall accoutrements.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Last Whalers

    • The Life of an Endangered Tribe in a Land Left Behind
    • By: Doug Bock Clark
    • Narrated by: Jay Snyder
    • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    The epic story of the world's last subsistence whalers. At a time when global change has eradicated thousands of unique cultures, The Last Whalers tells the stunning inside story of the Lamalerans, an ancient tribe of 1,500 hunter-gatherers who live on a volcanic island so remote it is known by other Indonesians as 'The Land Left Behind'. They have survived for centuries by taking whales with bamboo harpoons but now are being pushed toward collapse by the encroachment of the modern world.

    Regular price: $24.00

    • In Oceans Deep

    • Courage, Innovation, and Adventure Beneath the Waves
    • By: Bill Streever
    • Narrated by: Jay Snyder
    • Length: 9 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In an age of unprecedented exploration and innovation, our oceans remain largely unknown, and endlessly fascinating: full of mystery, danger, beauty, and inspiration. Bill Streever - a longtime deep-sea diver himself - has masterfully woven together the science and history of Earth's last remaining frontier: the sea.

    Regular price: $29.65