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Just five excellent science books you should read

Info-packed, engaging books about our universe and ourselves.
Expand your mind.
Expand your mind. (Dollar Gill via Unsplash/)

Fans of nonfiction enjoy diving into the infinite, intricate worlds that exist on our planet and beyond. A good science book, in particular, can provide a new framework to better understand life—not to mention bring you ample conversation topics for

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Mind Over Muscle
IN THE 1996 FILM SPACE JAM, Bugs Bunny supplies his demoralized Looney Tunes teammates with Michael Jordan’s “Secret Stuff,” which delivers the boost they need to win the game. But unbeknownst to Daffy and the gang, it’s just water. The scene depicts
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Anatomy Of A Laugh
THE OLDEST KNOWN JOKE DATES BACK NEARLY 4,000 years, and it’s a fart gag. The fact that we’ve been crackin’ wise for so long suggests there’s something innate about the need to laugh. Heck—chimps, rats, and perhaps even dolphins do it. Neuroscientist
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Lane Brains
No matter how hard you try to spin the house balls at your local bowling joint, they rarely curve. That’s because they are simple spheres built for durability, not fancy moves. But a small handful of companies—among them Storm Bowling—create gear tha