Reading: Before the Lights Go Out: conquering the energy crisis before it conquers us. This book is an overview of the current problem we are having trying to address Global Warming through Energy Management and possible "solutions" on how to address bringing our energy usage under control. It's enlightening, giving perspective and broad and practical solution advice. Given the current social internet it actually has a chance of showing us how we as individuals can make a significant difference.
Read: Knocking on Heaven's Door: How Physics and Scientific Thinking Illuminate the Universe and the Modern World - with special emphasis on the Large Hadron Collider - the most powerful atom smasher ever built - and how it will help us understand the smallest and largest constructs in the universe.
Reading: GitHub The Book This book explains the current best Open Source Version Control software available for cooperative development of - well - anything that can take advantage of version control.