This is one of a series of “Defining Moments” books covering a century plus of information. The other books in the series cover history, art, books, music, and movies; this particular book covers some of the most important discoveries, people, inventions and so forth from 1900 through 2007. From Albert Einstein to Stephen Hawking, quantum physics (1900, believe it or not) to cloning and nanotechnology, this is the one of the coolest books your inner geek could ever want, all 800 pages of it. From Sterling Publishing and available at from your local, independent bookseller.
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The 4 Stages of a Good Divorce. A Letter to my Children: You do not come from a Broken Home. These People are Rare Gems—Keep Them, Fight for Them, don’t Give Up on Them. Mom, can I Call her Mom, Too? Jon Stewart makes first appearance since retiring—”it’s not your country.” Waylon shares 10 transformingly beautiful Quotes about Love. My Marriage had to End—for my Life to Begin. 40 Things I’ve Learned in 40 Years. Why your Yoga Goals are (Probably) Irrelevant, if not Downright Dangerous. The Day I Stopped Running.