Going to Extremes: How Like Minds Unite and Divide Why do people become extremists? What makes people become so dismissive of opposing views? Why is political and cultural polarization so pervasive in America? Why do groups of teenagers, investors, and corporations take unnecessary risks? What leads groups to engage in such destructive acts as terrorism and ethic cleansing?
Encyclopedia of Disasters: Environmental Catastrophes and Human Tragedies This encyclopedia is a descriptive, illustrated account of disasters, both natural and human-induced, that have occurred throughout the world at different times over the past two thousand years. They include experiences of earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, floods, extremes of weather, droughts, pandemic illnesses, land subsidence and... Six-Legged Soldiers: Using Insects as Weapons of War "Six-Legged Soldiers is an excellent account of the affect arthropod-borne diseases have had on warfare...This book will inspire readers to understand...threats and prepare new methods to combat them."--Nature, November 2008
"Both science and military history buffs will learn much from Lockwood, a self-described skeptic...
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