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A History of Seeing in Eleven Inventions
Susan Denham Wade
Drawing on sources from anthropology to zoology, neuroscience to Netflix, A History of Seeing in Eleven Inventions traces the history of seeing from the first evolutionary stirrings of sight and discovers that each time we changed how or what we see, we changed ourselves and the world around us. Along the way, it finds, sight slowly eclipsed our other senses. Are we now at ‘peak seeing’? Can our eyes keep up with technology? Have we gone as far as the eye can see?
Stop Believing Bullshit and Actually Start Helping Yourself
Stop Believing Bullsh*t offers sense in place of the sparkling nonsense that permeates the inspiration industry. It exposes the unrealistic clichés and misleading mantras that frequently just make you feel bad, replacing them with evidence-based insights that are no less motivating, but are credible, reliable and, most importantly, scientifically tested...More
Mauro F. Guillén
Once upon a time, the world was neatly divided into prosperous and backward economies. We expected the rules to remain the same throughout our lifetimes, but that world – and those rules – are over. By 2030, a new reality will take hold. 2030 is both a remarkable guide to the coming changes and an exercise in the power of ‘lateral thinking’, thereby revolutionising the way you think about cataclysmic change and its consequences...More
Caroline Harris (editor)
M-Boldened: Menopause Conversations We All Need to Have is a book about menopause unlike any other. Its contributors, speaking from many different walks of life, open up the conversation in new and profound ways for people across the globe. Recognising menopause as a human rights issue that affects everyone everywhere, this book shapes a new courageous conversation about how we can and should view the menopause and midlife...More
Dare To Be Great
Celebrated Earth lawyer Polly Higgins was a luminary in the environmental justice movement as she worked to Stop Ecocide globally. She was a beacon for how to live the brave, bold lives that, at our best, we imagine for ourselves. Both a playful, inspirational conversation and a heartfelt, lived call, this book offers each of us a transformational roadmap through selfcare to Earth-care, and will empower you to unlock your potential and step out into the future...More
Fuck Off, I’m Sewing
Profanity Embroidery Group
Swearing is good for you. Stitching is good for you. It’s win f*cking win. Once upon a time in the quiet coastal town of Whitstable, previously known for oysters and fingering, a bunch of unknown stitchers came together to sew, drink and swear. We bring you the highlights and lowlifes of the Profanity Embroidery Group. Inspired by Mrs Winchester who found a positive outlet for her frustrated negative energy. Beautiful stitching for a world that is fucked...More
Part climate-change investigation, part travel memoir, Zero Altitude follows Helen Coffey as she journeys as far as she can in the course of her job as a top travel journalist – all without getting on a single flight. Among trips by train, boat and bike, she meets climate experts and activists at the forefront of the burgeoning flight-free movement. Over the course of a year, she discovers that keeping both feet on the ground is not only possible but that it can also an exhilarating opportunity for adventure...More
World-renowned barrister Polly Higgins proposed to the United Nations that Ecocide be made a crime. This Earth Day,...
"I know it may not yet look like it, but we are sowing the seeds of greatness for countless generations to come. That...
It’s time to make the menopause conversation global At last, menopause is being talked about as more than ‘something...