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    • Gestation

    • By: John Gold
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 9 hrs and 54 mins
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    If you mix Sword Art Online and The Land, and make them both darker - Project Chrysalis is what you get in this new Gamelit series. Chrysalis is the project of the century. It’s a hyper-realistic fantasy RPG set in the Middle Ages. Chrysalis is a perfect virtual reality game where every orphan under governmental care is placed in an in-game family to finally obtain all the love and care from the parents which kids need so desperately. But for one orphan who took part in this program something went horribly wrong. Instead of a happy childhood Anji suffers from demonification.

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    • interesting book

    • By Kindle Customer on 01-11-19

    Regular price: $19.70

    • Using Emotional Intelligence to Crack the Job Interview Code

    • By: Krystal D'Costa
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Interviewing? Your skills are important, but it may come down to your emotional intelligence.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • 10 Solutions for Climate Change

    • By: David Biello
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 14 mins
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    Ten possibilities for staving off catastrophic climate change.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • A New Way to Remember: The Power of Quirky Memory Jogs

    • By: Todd Rogers, Katy Milkman
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 4 mins
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    We have found that some of the costly digital and paper memory jogs widely used to solve the problem of forgetting could instead be replaced with a stuffed alien toy. Perhaps some explanation is in order. Bothered by our own memory failings, we wondered if connecting an intention that could easily be forgotten (such as returning a library book) with an eye-grabbing cue—such as that stuffed alien—that would be visible at the appropriate time might improve follow-through.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • Do Schizophrenia and Autism Share the Same Root?

    • By: Daisy Yuhas
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 4 mins
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    The children in the study have 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, which is linked to a 25-fold increase in the risk of developing a psychotic condition such as schizophrenia. A deletion in the region is also associated with an increased risk of autism.

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    • Who Cares About 5G Wireless?—You Will

    • By: Elena Malykhina
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 6 mins
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    The Internet of things, streaming virtual reality and many other much-hyped technologies cannot exist without a complete rethinking of how mobile devices get online.

    "Who Cares About 5G Wireless?—You Will" is from scientificamerican.com, published on September 22, 2016.

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    • Cell phone madness

    • By Letta Mego on 12-03-17

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The Acupuncture Myth

    • By: Jeneen Interlandi
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 11 mins
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    Acupuncture is based on the concept of qi (pronounced “chi”), a life force or energy that practitioners say flows through the body along 20 distinct routes called meridians. Blocked meridians are believed to cause illness by disrupting the flow of qi. Inserting acupuncture needles at specific points along specific meridians is thought to clear those blockages and restore qi’s natural flow, which in turn restores patients to health.

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    • Sleeping While Awake

    • By: Christof Koch
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 13 mins
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    During microsleep, the entire brain nods off so briefly that we often don’t notice it. Now research shows that individual neurons in the brain can slumber, too, especially when we are sleep-deprived.

    Regular price: $1.95

    • The Short Political Career of Strawberries

    • By: Krystal D'Costa
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 6 mins
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    This unassuming plant can teach us a great deal about politics and colonialism.

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    • Is Neuroscience Limited by Tools or Ideas?

    • By: Partha Mitra
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 18 mins
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    Intricate, symmetric patterns, in tiles and stucco, cover the walls and ceilings of Alhambra, the “red fort,” the dreamlike castle of the medieval Moorish kings of Andalusia. Seemingly endless in variety, the two dimensionally periodic patterns are nevertheless governed by the mathematical principles of group theory and can be classified into a finite number of types: precisely seventeen, as shown by Russian crystallographer Evgraf Federov.

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    • Exposed: The Climate Fallacy of 2100

    • By: Robert Wilder, Daniel M. Kammen
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 24 mins
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    If we do not plan, now, to limit carbon emissions beyond this century, we will foolishly raise the oceans dramatically for thousands of years.

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    • Are You Afraid of Sharks? Don't Be.

    • By: Kristin Hettermann
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 14 mins
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    There are moments in life that take your breath away. Not the best idea when scuba diving, however hard to avoid when the moments involve looking into the eyes of sharks. I had one such moment lined up in the current alongside a dozen gray reef sharks on the ocean floor of the south pass in Fakarava, deep in the islands of French Polynesia. This moment, as we all basked in the flow together, changed not just the way I felt about sharks but extinguished a level of fear that I had regarding the ocean.

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    • The Cadet

    • By: D. Rus
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 7 hrs and 5 mins
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    A UFO appears on Earth's orbit. Ignoring all contact attempts, it showers the planet with priceless artifacts. Choose: perfect health, $10 million, or seven years in prison, per the new amendment. The night of the meteor shower, Paul and his friends run around the city, engaging in quick fights with citizens gone crazy, trying to obtain one of the artifacts.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • I was very disappointed with this book by D.Rus

    • By john norris on 05-04-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Fact or Fiction?: Vaccines Are Dangerous

    • By: Dina Fine Maron
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 9 mins
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    Overwhelming medical evidence proves that negative side effects are rare and minor.

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    • SpaceX's Elon Musk Unveils Mars Colonization Dream Ship

    • By: Mike Wall
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Now we know how Elon Musk plans to get 1 million people to Mars. At a conference in Mexico today (Sept. 27), the SpaceX founder and CEO unveiled the company's Interplanetary Transport System (ITS), which will combine the most powerful rocket ever built with a spaceship designed to carry at least 100 people to the Red Planet per flight.

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    • Yes, We Can Communicate With Animals

    • By: Denise D. Cummins
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 8 mins
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    But only in limited ways, because our brains are so fundamentally different.

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    • Time to Fold, Humans: Poker-Playing AI Beats Pros at Texas Hold'em

    • By: Catherine Caruso
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 7 mins
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    DeepStack, developed by researchers at the University of Alberta, relies on the use of artificial neural networks that researchers trained ahead of time to develop poker intuition. During play, DeepStack uses its poker smarts to break down a complicated game into smaller, more manageable pieces that it can then work through on the fly. Using this strategy allowed it to defeat its human opponents.

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    • Ancient DNA Yields Unprecedented Insights Into Mysterious Chaco Civilization

    • By: Michael Balter
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 10 mins
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    The results suggest that a maternal “dynasty” ruled the society’s greatest mansion for more than 300 years, but concerns over research ethics cast a shadow on the technical achievement.

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    • IoT Growing Faster Than the Ability to Defend It

    • By: Larry Greenemeier
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Last week’s use of connected gadgets to attack the Web is a wake-up call for the Internet of Things, which will get a whole lot bigger this holiday season.

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    • Sugar Industry Secretly Paid for Favorable Harvard Research

    • By: Melissa Bailey
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 13 mins
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    Newly unearthed documents reveal that a sugar industry trade group initiated and paid for the studies, examined drafts and laid out a clear objective to protect sugar’s reputation in the public eye.

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