‘I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact.’ – Elon Musk
A riveting, adrenalin-fuelled tour of the unbridled extremes of human behaviour and activity in that vast, lawless and rampantly criminal world that few have ever seen: the high seas.
The ultimate guide to revolutionize the way your company works - forever.
A fascinating journey through the history of railways.
The definitive, dramatic untold story of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster, based on original reporting and new archival research.
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Science world luminary John Brockman assembles twenty-five of the most important scientific minds, people who have been thinking about the field artificial intelligence for most of their careers, for an unparalleled round-table examination about mind, thinking, intelligence and what it means to be human.
A colourful, often surprising celebration of Kiwi can-do, No. 8 Re-wired is the most complete and entertaining book about Kiwi inventions yet.
A pioneer of artificial intelligence shows how the study of causality revolutionized science and the world.
Follow the compelling epic story of mankind's exploration of the final frontier with a foreword by Buzz Aldrin.
A fascinating journey through over 5000 years of seafaring history, packed with first-hand accounts of triumphs and disasters.
From acclaimed Financial Times columnist and CNN analyst, a penetrating indictment of how today's biggest tech companies are hijacking our data, our livelihoods, and our minds.
A spellbinding account of the first flight of the Space Shuttle, one of the great technological developments of the late 20th century
A new strategy to increase productivity, focus, happiness and creativity through a mindful use of digital technology.
From the bestselling, multi-award-winning author of Landmarks, The Old Ways and The Lost Words - an unmissable journey into the hidden worlds beneath our feet.
The gripping story of the most important overlooked commodity in the world—sand—and the crucial role it plays in our lives.
A guide to the technology that has shaped the modern world.
An unparalleled catalogue of the most amazing, famous, and intriguing buildings and monuments ever created by humans.
The most authoritative account yet of what is happening in the Arctic - the 'canary in the mine' of planetary change.
The definitive book on blockchain, the technology behind bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, and how it will fundamentally change our lives.
Did you drink a glass of water today? Did you turn on a light? Did you think about how miraculous either one of those things is when you did it? Of course not-but you should, and New York Times bestselling author Steven Johnson has. This adaptation of his adult book and popular PBS series explores the fascinating and interconnected stories of innovations-like clean drinking water and electricity-that changed the way people live.
The surprising science of hearing and the remarkable technologies that can help us hear better
Step-by-step guidance to help you take the perfect picture.
Discover more about the fascinating world of poo.