Tag: Year

Plagues and Pencils A Year of Pandemic Sketches


Plagues and Pencils: A Year of Pandemic Sketches by Edward Carey
English | September 6th, 2022 | ISBN: 1477325867 | 240 pages | True EPUB | 106.50 MB
In March 2020, as lockdowns were imposed around the world, author and illustrator Edward Carey raced home to Austin, Texas. The next day, he published on social media a sketch of "A Very Determined Young Man." The day after, he posted another drawing. One year and one hundred and fifty Tombow B pencil stubs later, he was still drawing.

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The Art of Living with White A Year of Inspiration


The Art of Living with White: A Year of Inspiration by Chrissie Rucker & The White Company
English | September 13th, 2022 | ISBN: 0063230550 | 256 pages | True EPUB | 26.52 MB
In this sequel to bestselling For the Love of White, Chrissie Rucker, founder of The White Company, teaches you how to harness the power of white and neutral colors to create a truly welcoming home, and provides specific tips and ideas for stylish living and celebrations to enrich each season of the year.

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Vitamin C A 500-Year Scientific Biography from Scurvy to Pseudoscience [Audiobook]


English | ASIN: B0BCH8Q5L5 | 2022 | 5 hours and 49 minutes | MP3 | M4B | 159 MB
Vitamin C: A 500-Year Scientific Biography from Scurvy to Pseudoscience is the compelling story of the history and science behind vitamin C. Vitamin C begins with scurvy, which afflicted Europe for four hundred years and killed millions. The reasons that a disease whose cure was known from the outset persisted over that time are at once baffling and familiar, and these trials eventually lead to invention of the science of epidemiology. Author Stephen M. Sagar MD then chronicles the discovery of vitamins at the beginning of the twentieth century, a story that encapsulates the rise of a scientific approach to nutrition but with surprising twists and turns. As vitamin science became more acquainted with the mainstream, scientist Linus Pauling reached new heights of fame and influence by popularizing the practice of taking megadoses of vitamin C to prevent colds-a claim that was not necessarily backed by data. This kickstarted the growth of the $40 billion vitamin and supplement industry, which has since prospered all while ignoring science. This unique and engrossing narrative reveals how medical science functions in the real world and how it has changed over the centuries.

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The Lost History of 1914 Reconsidering the Year the Great War Began


Jack Beatty, "The Lost History of 1914: Reconsidering the Year the Great War Began"
English | ISBN: 0802778119 | 2012 | 400 pages | MOBI | 5 MB
In The Lost History of 1914, Jack Beatty offers a highly original view of World War I, testing against fresh evidence the long-dominant assumption that it was inevitable. "Most books set in 1914 map the path leading to war," Beatty writes. "This one maps the multiple paths that led away from it."

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Restoration The Year of the Great Fire


Alexander Larman, "Restoration: The Year of the Great Fire"
English | 2016 | ASIN: N/A | EPUB | 12.9 MB
A close look at an England inhabited by Pepys, Evelyn, Dryden, Hobbes and the young Isaac Newton, with Charles II as king-a nation beginning to relax a little after the tough, joyless years of Cromwell’s Protectorate

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