Read an Excerpt from Last Ape Standing

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From the Introduction of Last Ape Standing Over the past 180 years we have so far managed to stumble across, unearth and otherwise bring to light evidence that 26 separate human (hominin, to use the up-to-date scientific term) species have evolved …

Last Ape Standing

Last Ape Standing

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Ray Kurzweil calls it “Provacative, insightful and engaging; a rare trifecta among science books. Nearly every page offers something that will surprise or intrigue you.”

Ever wonder how we came to be the strange and remarkable creatures we are. If so, you’ll enjoy this book. Available online at, Amazon and, or any bookstore near you. Order now and save $9.00, a 34% discount.

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Thumbs, Toes, and Tears

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Six traits, one species, a remarkable story … “Fascinating and superbly written.” - Publishers Weekly “A fluid introduction to the development of the human species.” – Booklist “With a story teller’s skill Chip Walter urges us to see how great things …

I’m Working on That

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How a science writer and ex Star Ship Captain discovered that the 23rd century technologies Star Trek envisioned are coming true in the 21st century… “Boldly go read it!” - Entertainment Weekly Buy I’m Working on That   A Little Background In a nutshell, I’m …

Space Age – The Story of Human Space Exploration

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Based on the prime time PBS series – the story of why and how we came to explore space, and where it all may lead. Space Age Life is serendipitous. In 1989 Chip was developing a PBS series on space …