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Do Zombies Dream Of Undead Sheep

Author : Timothy Verstynen
ISBN : 9780691173153
Genre : Science
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Even if you've never seen a zombie movie or television show, you could identify an undead ghoul if you saw one. With their endless wandering, lumbering gait, insatiable hunger, antisocial behavior, and apparently memory-less existence, zombies are the walking nightmares of our deepest fears. What do these characteristic behaviors reveal about the inner workings of the zombie mind? Could we diagnose zombism as a neurological condition by studying their behavior? In Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?, neuroscientists and zombie enthusiasts Timothy Verstynen and Bradley Voytek apply their neuro-know-how to dissect the puzzle of what has happened to the zombie brain to make the undead act differently than their human prey. Combining tongue-in-cheek analysis with modern neuroscientific principles, Verstynen and Voytek show how zombism can be understood in terms of current knowledge regarding how the brain works. In each chapter, the authors draw on zombie popular culture and identify a characteristic zombie behavior that can be explained using neuroanatomy, neurophysiology, and brain-behavior relationships. Through this exploration they shed light on fundamental neuroscientific questions such as: How does the brain function during sleeping and waking? What neural systems control movement? What is the nature of sensory perception? Walking an ingenious line between seriousness and satire, Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep? leverages the popularity of zombie culture in order to give readers a solid foundation in neuroscience.
Category: Science

After

Author : Chuck Buda
ISBN : 1092211357
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The infection has taken over the world, no one expected it to get this out of hand, there wasn't a plan for this. Now the undead are everywhere, zombies outnumber the living by thousands, so all everyone can do is try to survive...the only problem is not everyone can live.The following stories from the war against the undead include best-selling, award winning horror authors:Caged Barbarians by Chuck BudaA Cold Winter by McKenzie RichardsonA Transplanted Dr. Franks by Katie JaarsveldBright of the Living Dead by Thomas M. MalafarinaHunger by Jensen ReedUnnatural by GJ StevensThe Package by Ryan ColleyWhat Happened to Emily? By C.L. WilliamsDying Days: Break Room by Armand RosamiliaPunchline by Noel OsualdiniAre You There? By Samie SandsThe Hunger by Arnaldo Lopez Jr.Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep? By Rick Eddy Reanimation Lab by Sheri VelardeHappily Ever Zombie by McKenzie RichardsonWhen the Cameras Stop Rolling by C.L. WilliamsTeacher of the Undead by Alexander BaileyQuarantine by Samie Sands
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Sheep And Wolves

Author : Jeremy C. Shipp
ISBN : UOM:39015073819859
Genre : Fiction
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Jeremy Shipp is the master of the mind-bending tale. These stories bewitch and transport the reader. Though you may not know where Shipp will travel next, each story is an unforgettable thrill-ride and you'll be glad you took the trip. Shipp's novel Vacation established him as one of the foremost authors in the "bizarro fiction" movement. Now he turns his attention to short fiction and literary horror. The themes of alienation and cultural homogenization on a global scale are explored in closer detail. Shipp notes, "This intimacy makes Sheep and Wolves much darker than its predecessor. Because now, the darkness is invading your homes, your dreams, your lives." The author's trademark quirky characters populate an otherwise bleak landscape, this time around facing horrors at home rather than evils abroad.
Category: Fiction

Village Vets

Author : Anthony Bennett
ISBN : 9781460704905
Genre : Nature
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This first book by the much-loved stars of TV's VILLAGE VETS is the unforgettable, hilarious, heartwarming and hair-raising adventures of two country vets, the animals they treat and the characters they meet. Best mates since they met on their first day at uni, Anthony Bennett and James Carroll both dreamed of working with animals from the time they were knee high. Little did these down-to-earth country vets know their dreams would find them unlikely TV stars, their larrikinism and genuine affection for the people they meet and the animals they treat winning the hearts of Australians everywhere. Village Vets takes us back to their early years, from their hilarious escapades at university, to their intrepid adventures in the UK and the Australian bush, to setting up their own practice in an idyllic coastal town in New South Wales. But if you thought country towns were sleepy, think again. Anthony and James have done it all - operated on guinea pigs and euthanased fish; treated a horse that had lost its foot and fixed a prolapsed cow with a piece of polypipe. And then there was the day that involved four calvings, one severed artery, one fox-bait poisoning, one skewered kelpie, one snakebite and 480 kilometres of driving ... An Australian version of James Herriot's All Creatures Great and Small, Village Vets will by turns charm you, make you laugh out loud and bring a tear to your eye. Join Anthony and James as they take you on an unforgettable journey into the heartache and joy of life as country vets, who are so often up to their armpits in ... something!
Category: Nature

Horror And Science Fiction Films Iii

Author : Donald C. Willis
ISBN : UOM:39015015867552
Genre : Performing Arts
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The third volume in the author's Horror and Science Fiction Films series, covering new titles released from 1981 to 1983, as well as updating entries in the original list.
Category: Performing Arts

Drum

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105021202127
Genre : Africa
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Category: Africa

Notes From The Holocene

Author : Dorion Sagan
ISBN : UOM:39015073965876
Genre : Science
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Operating on the precept that the universe is far weirder than we might imagine, Dorion Sagan - son of scientists Carl Sagan and Lynn Margulis - uses his knowledge of philosophy, science, sleight-of-hand magic, and the writings of Philip K. Dick to explore some of the deepest questions we face on Earth. He provides fresh insights as to why we are here, the nature of technology, the prognosis for humanity, the living nature of our planet, and a reasoned explanation to why our universe is probably just one of an infinite number.
Category: Science

Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep Dust To Dust

Author : Chris Roberson
ISBN : 1608866181
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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Who hunted androids before Rick Deckard? A GLOBAL SCIENCE FICTION PUBLISHING EVENT! John W. Campbell Award-nominee Chris Roberson writes the prequel to John W. Campbell Memorial Award-winner Philip K. Dick's DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?, one of the greatest science fiction novels ever published! THE PREQUEL TO ONE OF THE GREATEST SCIENCE-FICTION NOVELS EVER PUBLISHED! Volume 2 of John W. Campbell Award-nominee Chris Roberson’s prequel to John W. Campbell Memorial Award-winner Philip K. Dick's DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?. Who hunted androids before Rick Deckard? Taking place immediately after World War Terminus ends, the problems with artificial life -- androids – become apparent. The government decides they must become targets, hunted down, but who will do the dirty work? Two men are assigned: Malcolm Reed, a "special" human with the power to feel others' emotions, and Charlie Victor who's the perfect man for the job... or is he? What secret does Victor hide? Meanwhile Samantha Wu, a Stanford biologist, fights to save the last of the living animals. Don't miss this science fiction milestone that fleshes out Philip K. Dick's world and DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?'s mythology.
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

The New Encyclopedia Of Science Fiction

Author : James E. Gunn
ISBN : UOM:49015002922137
Genre : Fiction
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Distinguished, authoritative contributors present a comprehensive, up-to-date, illustrated reference that covers all aspects of its subject, from science-fiction's nine-teenth-century beginnings to cyberpunk, from Nemo to Kirk
Category: Fiction

Opium Dream

Author : Jason Schoonover
ISBN : UOM:39015052177139
Genre : Adventure stories
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Category: Adventure stories

Catalog Of Copyright Entries

Author : Library of Congress. Copyright Office
ISBN : UOM:39015039642080
Genre : American drama
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Category: American drama

Meatphysics

Author : Jake Chapman
ISBN : UCSD:31822033048158
Genre : Art
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A key text complementing the Chapman's Brother's infamous and often controversial work. Shortlisted for the 2003 Turner prize the Chapman Brothers are strongly rated to win when the results are announced on December 7th. A major retrospective of their work will open at the Saatchi Gallery on October 5th 2003.
Category: Art

Under An English Sky

Author : Ronald Frederick Delderfield
ISBN : UCAL:B2804792
Genre : England
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Comments on modern English life and the national character, as observed during travels from Northumberland to Cornwall.
Category: England

Strange Deliverance

Author : Mary Brown
ISBN : 067187795X
Genre : Fiction
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Stumbling across the mysteriously deserted village of Deliverance, a group of refugees believes the picture-perfect settlement to be ideally suited to them and wonder about the impenetrable nearby forest known as "The Wilderness." Original.
Category: Fiction

Video Movie Guide 2001

Author : Mick Martin
ISBN : 0345420993
Genre : Reference
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Reviews thousands of movies and rates each film according to a five-star rating system, and features cross-indexing by title, director, and cast.
Category: Reference

Shameless

Author : Judy Collins
ISBN : 0671892347
Genre : Fiction
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Catherine Saint, a promising rock photojournalist, is terrified when she realizes that someone is trying to kill her, and she must identify the murderer among her closest friends, associates, and lovers
Category: Fiction

The Suburban Gothic In American Popular Culture

Author : Bernice Murphy
ISBN : UOM:39076002878259
Genre : Fiction
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An examination of the way American suburbia has been depicted in Gothic and horror films, television and literature from 1948 to the present day, in which Bernice Murphy demonstrates that Gothic depictions of suburbia provide an intriguing glimpse into the way modern American society views itself.
Category: Fiction

Rapid Eye Movement

Author : Simon Dwyer
ISBN : UVA:X004397115
Genre : Social Science
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Contains the best writings of the late Simon Dwyer, founder, editor and chief writer of the world-renowned counter-culture journal. Contains articles on Gilbert and George, Psychic TV, Derek Jarman, and the epic travelogue Plagueyard: Altered States of America. With a brand new introduction by Genesis P Orridge.
Category: Social Science