Science of Triathlon : Triathlon Lecture Series

IMAX Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk  

Posted by sao_cu_khoa_ong at May 28, 2009
IMAX Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk

IMAX Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk
English | XviD MPEG-4 codec | 1280 x 684 | MP3 VBR ~122 kbps | 25 fps | 45 min | 744 MB


"Adrenaline Rush" explores the innards of risk taking in a wide and spectacular way. From the "explosive" science and entrepreneurship of Alfred Nobel to a schoolboy's first day in class, from the boldness and determination of Henry Ford to the shy but affectionate sentiment of a teen for another, "Adrenaline Rush" brings us on a journey in the multidimensional world of risk, a world where progress of humankind or personal accomplishment aren't necessarily related to the scope or the nature of the endeavor.
"Adrenaline Rush" also teaches us that humanity can benefit from the unexpected and combined efforts of two very different risk takers whose minds meet across half a millennium and across the boundaries of the Old and New Worlds, as we witness the experiment of Leonardo Da Vinci's notorious parachute by Adrian Nicholas, world's most respected skydiver and inventor in his own right, monitored closely by Salford scientists who seek answers on critical and life pertaining matters. Incidentally, "Adrenaline Rush" doesn't hesitate to explain scientific concepts in simple words. From the soaring and breathtaking cliffs of Norway to the calm and inspiring immensity of the Mojave Desert, from Thomas Edison's laboratory to a simple American schoolyard, "Adrenaline Rush" is more than a thrilling visual experience, it's an invitation to explore our inner selves and a statement that there is no such thing as having little courage.

Science of Triathlon - Triathlon Lecture Disc 1  

Posted by house23 at Aug. 9, 2011
Science of Triathlon - Triathlon Lecture Disc 1

Science of Triathlon - Triathlon Lecture Disc 1
AVI | DivX 1079kbps | English | 640x480 | 29.97fps | 4h 16 mins | mp3 stereo 192kbps | 2.16 GB
Genre: Video Training

Triathlon is a very complex sport, but it is one that you can improve in if you understand the basic scientific principles of training and methods and techniques used by elite athletes. Now, for the first time, you can benefit from this wealth of knowledge previously only available at exclusive camps and clinics … all within the comfort of your own home. Science of Triathlon, spanning over 9 comprehensive hours, will serve as a pragmatic tool whatever your age or ability. You will not only learn to improve your techniques in swimming, biking and running, but more importantly gain a better understanding of the dynamics of the sport of triathlon and how to best fit it into your busy lifestyle.
Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman [repost]

Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman
Audio CDs in MP3 / English: MP3, 64 kb/s (1 ch) | Duration: 20:06:13 | 2011 | ISBN-10: N/A | ASIN: B004LQ6MBA | 552 MB
Genre: Biographies

From the author of the national best seller Chaos comes an outstanding biography of one of the most dazzling and flamboyant scientists of the 20th century that "not only paints a highly attractive portrait of Feynman but also . . . makes for a stimulating adventure in the annals of science."

The Science of Cheese  

Posted by interes at Feb. 13, 2014
The Science of Cheese

The Science of Cheese by Michael H. Tunick
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0199922306 | ISBN-13: 9780199922307 | 304 pages | PDF | 3,9 MB

In an engaging tour of the science and history of cheese, Michael Tunick explores the art of cheese making, the science that lies underneath the deliciousness, and the history behind how humanity came up with one of its most varied and versatile of foods.
Dog Sense: How the New Science of Dog Behavior Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet

Dog Sense: How the New Science of Dog Behavior Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet
9xAudio CD in FLAC / English: FLAC, 272 kb/s (2 ch) | Duration: ~10 hours | 1,26 GB

Dogs have been mankind's faithful companions for tens of thousands of years, yet today they are regularly treated as either pack-following wolves or furry humans. The truth is, dogs are neither-and our misunderstanding has put them in serious crisis. What dogs really need is a spokesperson, someone who will assert their specific needs. Renowned anthrozoologist Dr. John Bradshaw has made a career of studying human-animal interactions, and in Dog Sense he uses the latest scientific research to show how humans can live in harmony with-not just dominion over-their four-legged friends. From explaining why positive reinforcement is a more effective (and less damaging) way to control dogs' behavior than punishment to demonstrating the importance of weighing a dog's unique personality against stereotypes about its breed, Bradshaw offers extraordinary insight into the question of how we really ought to treat our dogs.

The Science of Battlestar Galactica (repost)  

Posted by MoneyRich at May 31, 2015
The Science of Battlestar Galactica (repost)

The Science of Battlestar Galactica by Kevin Grazier
English | Oct 1, 2010 | ISBN: 0470399090 | 336 Pages | EPUB | 7 MB

The official guide to the science behind the Battlestar Galactica universe
Battlestar Galactica (BSG) has been called the best show on television, and as real as science fiction gets. It has dealt with issues of religious freedom, patriotism, terrorism, genetic engineering, and the ultimate science fiction question: what does it mean to be human? While the re-imagined BSG may not be packed with cool techie tools (the bad guys don't even have laser guns for frak's sake!), this book shows that the science in the series has a lot to say about the use of science and technology in our lives today.

The Science Of Doctor Who (2014)  

Posted by vivid23 at Feb. 12, 2014
The Science Of Doctor Who (2014)

The Science Of Doctor Who (2014)
HDTV | 1280x720 | MKV/x264 @ 1790 Kbps | 59mn | Audio: English AC3 192 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: None | 857 MB
Genre: Documentary

For one night only, Professor Brian Cox explores the universe of the world’s favourite Timelord, Doctor Who. Brian takes an audience, with the help of celebrity guests, on a journey into the wonderful universe of The Doctor, in a specially recorded programme from the lecture theatre of the Royal Institution of Great Britain. Brian reveals the science behind the spectacle and explains the physics that allows Doctor Who to travel through space and time. Fun, but filled with real science, it’s a special night for Who fans as well anyone with a thirst for understanding.
Cognitive Semantics and Scientific Knowledge: Case studies in the cognitive science of science (repost)

Cognitive Semantics and Scientific Knowledge: Case studies in the cognitive science of science by András Kertész
English | May 31, 2004 | ISBN-10: 9027238901 | 261 pages | PDF | 18.3 MB

The book focuses on the question of how and to what extent cognitive semantic approaches can contribute to the new field of the cognitive science of science. The argumentation is based on a series of instructive case studies which are intended to test the prospects and limits of the metascientific application of both holistic and modular cognitive semantics.
TTC - Understanding Linguistics - The Science of Language

TTC - Understanding Linguistics - The Science of Language
English | 18h 25mn | 640 x 480 | AVI XVID 870 Kbps | MP3 32 Kbps | 6.84 GB
Lecture, Science, Language, Brain, Mind

The 36 lectures of Understanding Linguistics: The Science of Language–taught by acclaimed linguist, author, and Professor John McWhorter from the Manhattan Institute–are your opportunity to take a revealing journey through the fascinating terrain of linguistics. You focus on the scientific aspects of human language that were left out of any classes you may have taken in English or a foreign language, and you emerge from your journey with a newfound appreciation of the mysterious machinery built into all of us–an appreciation likely to surface time and again in your everyday life.
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Legal Aspects of Combating Terrorism: Volume 47 NATO Science for Peace and Security Series: Human and Societal Dynamics
(Nato Science for Peace and Security … Sub Series-Human and Societal Dynamics) By Centre of Excellence Defence Against Terrorism, Ankara, Turkey
Publisher: IOS Press 2008 | 180 Pages | ISBN: 158603930X | PDF | 1.6 MB

This volume in the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series contains the papers of the Advanced Training Course (ATC) 'Legal Aspects of Combating Terrorism'…