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            Tiny Habits: The Small Changes That Change Everything

            Tiny Habits: The Small Changes That Change Everything (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Fogg, Bj

            • RRP: $38.00
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            Instead we should start with quick wins - and embed new, tiny habits into our everyday routines. In the hugely anticipated Tiny Habits, BJ Fogg shows us how to change our lives for the better, one tiny habit at a time. Based on twenty years research and his experience coaching ov...er 40,000 people, it cracks the code of habit formation.
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            ISBN 9780753553237
            Released NZ 7 Jan 2020
            Publisher Ebury Publishing
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            You're Not Listening: What You're Missing and Why It Matters

            You're Not Listening: What You're Missing and Why It Matters (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Murphy, Kate

            • RRP: $40.00
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            When was the last time you listened to someone, or someone really listened to you?

            ISBN 9781787300965
            Released NZ 7 Jan 2020
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind

            Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind (Paperback)

            By Harari, Yuval Noah

            • RRP: $30.00
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            How did our species succeed in the battle for dominance? Why did our foraging ancestors come together to create cities and kingdoms? How did we come to believe in gods, nations and human rights; to trust money, books and laws; and to be enslaved by bureaucracy, timetables and con...sumerism? This book deals with these questions.
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            ISBN 9780099590088
            Released NZ 1 May 2015
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Inventor Lab: Projects for genius makers
             

            Inventor Lab: Projects for genius makers (Hardback)

            By DK; Foreword by Rogers, Dr Lucy

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            This DK children's book aged 9-15 is brimming with more than 20 exciting, educational activities and projects that focus on electronics and technology. Keep your siblings out of your room with a brilliant bedroom buzzer, power a propellor motorboat, build your own bristlebot, mak...e a matchbox microphone, and construct a crane by following step-by-step instructions and using affordable equipment. Super Tech Lab will engage budding scientists and engineers as they experiment, invent, trial, and test technology, electronics, and mechanics at home. Simple steps with clear photographs take readers through the stages of each low-cost project, with fact-filled panels to explain the science behind each one, and to fascinate them with real-world examples. With an increasing focus across school curricula on encouraging children to enjoy and explore STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and maths), Super Tech Lab is the perfect companion for any inquisitive child with an interest in how the worlds of science experiments and technology work, and why.
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            ISBN 9780241343517
            Released NZ 6 Aug 2019
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Science of Running: Analyse your Technique, Prevent Injury, Revolutionize your Training

            Science of Running: Analyse your Technique, Prevent Injury, Revolutionize your Training (Paperback)

            By Napier, Chris

            • RRP: $37.00
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            Science of Running goes further than any other running book to interrogate the muscle groups and bodily systems involved in being an effective runner, and shows how to apply insights gained to train for optimal performance. The book examines the running motion of the body and exp...lains how to analyse your own running style and re-train your gait to prevent injury and increase efficiency. Clear and detailed CGI artworks demonstrate 30 key exercises targeting strength, flexibility, and recovery - each exercise annotated to reveal the muscle mechanics so you know you're getting it right. The book also explains the science behind your body's energy systems, including muscle metabolism, hydration, and nutrition, and shows how you can train to maximise energy conversion. A series of integrated exercise and training programmes - from complete beginners, through 5k, 10k, half marathon and full marathon - bring everything together to help you plan a running regime that's right for you.
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            ISBN 9780241394519
            Released NZ 4 Feb 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age General Audience
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            The Physics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained
              

            The Physics Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained (Hardback)

            By DK; Foreword by Al-Khalili, Jim

            • RRP: $48.00
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            • Pub Date
              3 Mar 20

            Explore the laws and theories of physics in this accessible introduction to the forces that shape our Universe, our planet, and our everyday lives. Using a bold, graphic-led approach The Physics Book sets out more than 80 key concepts and discoveries that have defined the subject... and influenced our technology since the beginning of time. With the focus firmly on unpicking the thought behind each theory - as well as exploring when and how each idea and breakthrough came about - seven themed chapters examine the history and developments in areas such as Energy and Matter, and Electricity and Magnetism, as well as quantum, nuclear, and particle physics. Eureka moments abound: from Pythagoras's observations of the pleasing harmonies created by vibrating strings, and Galileo's experiments with spheres, to Isaac Newton's apple and his conclusions about gravity and the laws of motion. You'll also learn about Albert Einstein's revelations about relativity; how the accidental discovery of cosmic microwave background radiation confirmed the Big Bang theory; the search for the Higgs boson particle; and why most of our Universe is missing. If you've ever wondered exactly how physicists formulated - and proved - their abstract concepts, The Physics Book is the book for you.
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            ISBN 9780241412725
            Released NZ 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series Big Ideas
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            2040: A Handbook for the Regeneration

            2040: A Handbook for the Regeneration (Paperback)

            By Gameau, Damon

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            Based on Damon Gameau's 2019 documentary, 2040, 2040: A Household Handbook for the Regeneration is a practical manual that provides you and your family with the tools and inspiration to live a more sustainable life - NOW.

            ISBN 9781760554149
            Published NZ 23 Apr 2019
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            How Things Work: The Inner Life of Everyday Machines

            How Things Work: The Inner Life of Everyday Machines (Hardback)

            By Gray, Theodore; By (photographer) Mann, Nick

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            How things work or are manufactured: includes locks, clocks, scales for weighing, and cloth manufacture.

            ISBN 9780316445436
            Released NZ 31 Dec 2019
            Publisher Black Dog & Leventhal Publishe
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Changing Mind: A Neuroscientist's Guide to Ageing Well
             

            The Changing Mind: A Neuroscientist's Guide to Ageing Well (Hardback)

            By Levitin, Daniel

            • RRP: $50.00
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            • Pub Date
              20 Feb 20

            What if the best was yet to come? Recent studies show that our happiness levels peak at age 82, and that our decision-making skills improve as we age. As more of us live past the age of 80, in this ground-breaking book, Dr Daniel Levitin uses cutting-edge research from neuroscien...ce and psychology to demonstrate the benefits of getting older. Packed with engaging interviews with individuals who thrived far beyond the conventional age of retirement, this book also reflects on challenges many readers will recognize. Levitin offers a realistic personal plan full of practical, cognitive enhancing tricks for everyone to follow over the years. Successful Ageing is a radical exploration of what we all can learn from those who age joyously. This book will revolutionize the way we plan for old age as individuals, family members, and citizens of a society in which the average life expectancy continues to rise.
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            ISBN 9780241379387
            Released NZ 20 Feb 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Explanatorium of Science
             

            Explanatorium of Science (Hardback)

            By DK; Foreword by Winston, Robert

            • RRP: $48.00
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            The only science encyclopedia for children you'll ever need, with amazing ?photography that shows and explains how chemistry, physics, and biology work. Watch as mixtures merge and matter changes state. Discover how some chemical changes can be reversed, yet others can't, and why... some reactions go with a bang! See bacteria at work in the world around us, and even inside the human digestive system. Understand the tricks that light plays and unlock the secrets of electricity to find out how it powers the bulbs in your home. Whether it's elements, evolution, or energy, the world of science is brought to life by stunning photographic explanations that answer the biggest and smallest questions about our Universe. Packed full of astounding close-up images, Explanatorium of Science is the ultimate guide to how the world works, explaining every aspect of science from gigantic galaxies to tiny cells and miniscule atoms.
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            ISBN 9780241359488
            Released NZ 3 Sep 2019
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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