Published since 1845, Scientific American is the most well-known and most highly-respected science and technology monthly in the world. From the inventions of Morse, Edison, and Bell to the accomplishments of Einstein, Salk, and Jarvik to the personal experiences of astronaut Shannon Lucid on Mir, Scientific American plays a vital role in bringing scientific and technological achievement to the attention of the general public. The magazine is known for the authority of its contributors, over 100 of whom are Nobel Laureates.In addition to covering all disciplines related to science and technology, Scientific American offers features on policy and experiments for the amateur scientist, along with commentaries on the impact of science and technology on society. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sal Giangrasso. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/scam/070701/pe_scam_070701_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this edition: Daniel Griswold and Tamar Jacoby on the battle for immigration reform; John Sununu on how to choose leaders who will fight for limited government; Doug Bandow on alliances that serve no ends but themselves; Victor Gold on how neocons and theocons ruined his party; Youssef Boutros Ghali on economic liberalization in Egypt; and Bruce Fein on civil liberties violations and a constitutional crossroads. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Bill McGregor. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/sp/cato/070701/sp_cato_070701_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Hear the most important articles of the Juni edition of Harvard Business Review. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/hbsp/070701/pe_hbsp_070701_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Wisteria can often be the vine of disappointment when it comes to blooming. Some of our listeners tell us about wisteria plants they have had for decades that have grown big and tall, but have never bloomed. Mike McGrath will explain how to get these stubborn beauties to bloom, and how to keep their vigorous growth under control. [Broadcast Date: July 12, 2007] 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mike McGrath. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/gard/070712/rt_gard_070712_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
You may call them pill bugs, sow bugs, or roly-polies, but the most correct name for either of these two land-locked cousins to crabs and crayfish is the ´´woodlouse´´. Mike McGrath will discuss these interesting isopods and tell you what, if anything, you need to do when they show up in your compost pile or plants. [Broadcast Date: July 5, 2007] 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mike McGrath. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/gard/070705/rt_gard_070705_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Do you use wood chips, ´´triple premium shredded bark´´, dyed mulch, root mulch, Right Dress or other forms of wood mulch near your home or car? Penn State Professor Don Davis will explain how these mulches can breed nuisance fungi that ruin those expensive items with impossible-to-remove stains - and what you can use safely instead. Plus how to handle grasshoppers, and the secret behind ´´locusts´´. [Broadcast Date: July 19, 2007] 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mike McGrath. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/gard/070719/rt_gard_070719_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Don´t let anything get between you and your love apple harvest this season. Mike McGrath will tackle tomato troubles during this week´s Question of the Week: are flowers falling off instead of forming fruits? Are your plants wilting during the day, but recovering at night? And what can be done about those dreaded yellow leaves that signal one of the soil-borne wilts? Mike will help out with advice for this year´s crop, and plant care suggestions for next year. [Broadcast Date: July 26, 2007] 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mike McGrath. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/gard/070726/rt_gard_070726_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
There are seven articles in the July 2nd, 2007 issue: COMMENT´´Mr. Independent´´ by George Packer: On New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his political intentions.THE WORLD OF BUSINESS´´Hedge Clipping´´ by John Cassidy: Trying to get rich on the cheap with a do-it-yourself hedge fund.SHOUTS & MURMURS´´My Nature Documentary´´ by Jack Handey: A humorous tale of a giraffe and his monkey companion.ANNALS OF COMMUNICATIONS´´Promises, Promises´´ by Ken Auletta: On Rupert Murdoch´s bid for the Wall Street Journal.BOOKS´´His Dark Materials´´ by Joyce Carol Oates: There is bloodshed among the black bourgeoisie in New England White by Stephen L. Carter.POP MUSIC´´Unbound´´ by Sasha Frere-Jones: A look at R. Kelly´s latest album, Double Up.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Do No Harm´´ by David Denby: A review of Michael Moore´s documentary on the American health-care system, Sicko, and a review of Evening, starring Vanessa Redgrave. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Christine Marshall, Dan Bernard. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/070627/pe_nyer_070627_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This edition contains eight articles:THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Sick and Twisted´´, by Atul Gawande: Michael Moore and our health-care morass.THE FINANCIAL PAGE´´Fuel for Thought´´, by James Surowiecki: On fuel efficiency and the automobile industry.THE PICTURES´´Ghostly´´, by Mark Singer: Looking for Goya at the Frick. With Milos Forman.SHOUTS & MURMURS´´Hey, Look´´, by Simon Rich: Teenage self-consciousness.LETTER FROM PAKISTAN´´Days of Rage´´, by William Dalrymple: Challenges for Pakistan´s future.A CRITIC AT LARGE´´A Fine Romance´´, by David Denby: The new comedy of the sexes.ON TELEVISION´´Dangerous Liaisons´´, by Nancy Franklin: Law and disorder on FX.THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Dream On´´, by David Denby: Reviews of Hairspray and Ratatouille. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Mundt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/070718/pe_nyer_070718_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.