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Design in Nature
Design in Nature
Written by Adrian Bejan and J. Peder Zane
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307744340
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Design in Nature
How the Constructal Law Governs Evolution in Biology, Physics, Technology, and Social Organizations
Written by Adrian Bejan and J. Peder Zane


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $16.00

In this groundbreaking book, Adrian Bejan takes the recurring patterns in nature—trees, tributaries, air passages, neural networks, and lightning bolts—and reveals how a single principle of physics, the constructal law, accounts for the evolution of these and many other designs in our world.
 
Everything—from biological life to inanimate systems—generates shape and structure...

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The Imperfect Environmentalist
The Imperfect Environmentalist
Written by Sara Gilbert
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345537591
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The Imperfect Environmentalist
A Practical Guide to Clearing Your Body, Detoxing Your Home, and Saving the Earth (Without Losing Your Mind)
Written by Sara Gilbert


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $11.99

Actress, producer, mother, and imperfect environmentalist, Sara Gilbert understands how helping the environment can seem overwhelming. Between keeping up with work, friends, and kids, who has the time or money to maintain a compost pile, become an activist, or knit a sweater out of recycled grocery bags? Fortunately, we now know... Read more >
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Engineers of Victory
Engineers of Victory
Written by Paul Kennedy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400067619
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Engineers of Victory
The Problem Solvers Who Turned The Tide in the Second World War
Written by Paul Kennedy


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $30.00

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Paul Kennedy, award-winning author of The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers and one of today’s most renowned historians, now provides a new and unique look at how World War II was won. Engineers of Victory is a fascinating nuts-and-bolts account of the strategic factors that led to Allied... Read more >
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Moon Lander
How We Developed the Apollo Lunar Module
Written by Thomas J. Kelly


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $19.99

Chief engineer Thomas J. Kelly gives a firsthand account of designing, building, testing, and flying the Apollo lunar module. It was, he writes, “an aerospace engineer’s dream job of the century.” Kelly’s account begins with the imaginative process of sketching solutions to a host of technical challenges with an emphasis on... Read more >
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Knights of Sidonia, volume 3
Knights of Sidonia, volume 3
Written by Tsutomu Nihei
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935654827
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Knights of Sidonia, volume 3

Written by Tsutomu Nihei


Format: Trade Paperback, 186 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $12.95

Heretofore unwilling to communicate in all but the most zero-sum fashion, humanity's implacable nemesis attempts to interface in what can only be considered a gruesomely familiar shape and form.

Meanwhile, some of the deepest secrets of the Sidonia also come to the fore as revealed by the resident talking bear, err...the... Read more >
The Hunt for Zero Point
The Hunt for Zero Point
Written by Nick Cook
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307419439
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The Hunt for Zero Point
Inside the Classified World of Antigravity Technology
Written by Nick Cook


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

This riveting work of investigative reporting and history exposes classified government projects to build gravity-defying aircraft--which have an uncanny resemblance to flying saucers.

The atomic bomb was not the only project to occupy government scientists in the 1940s. Antigravity technology, originally spearheaded by scientists in Nazi Germany, was another high priority, one... Read more >
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The Complete Modern Blacksmith
The Complete Modern Blacksmith
Written by Alexander Weygers
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781607743750
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The Complete Modern Blacksmith

Written by Alexander Weygers


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 7, 2012
Price: $14.99

A truly unusual and unique resource, this extremely hands-on book brings together three popular but long-out-of-print classics (THE MODERN BLACKSMITH; THE RECYCLING, USE, AND REPAIR OF TOOLS; and THE MAKING OF TOOLS) essential for anyone interested in the making, repair, maintenance, or arcana of tools. An essential volume in any serious... Read more >
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The Chip
The Chip
Written by T.R. Reid
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307432032
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The Chip
How Two Americans Invented the Microchip and Launched a Revolution
Written by T.R. Reid


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

Barely fifty years ago a computer was a gargantuan, vastly expensive thing that only a handful of scientists had ever seen. The world’s brightest engineers were stymied in their quest to make these machines small and affordable until the solution finally came from two ingenious young Americans. Jack Kilby and Robert... Read more >
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Extra Lives
Extra Lives
Written by Tom Bissell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307474315
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Extra Lives
Why Video Games Matter
Written by Tom Bissell


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $15.95

In Extra Lives, acclaimed writer and life-long video game enthusiast Tom Bissell takes the reader on an insightful and entertaining tour of the art and meaning of video games.
 
In just a few decades, video games have grown increasingly complex and sophisticated, and the companies that produce them are now among the...

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Blackett's War
Blackett's War
Written by Stephen Budiansky
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307595966
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Blackett's War
The Men Who Defeated the Nazi U-Boats and Brought Science to the Art of Warfare
Written by Stephen Budiansky


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $27.95

The exciting history of a small group of British and American scientists who, during World War II, developed the new field of operational research to turn back the tide of German submarines—revolutionizing the way wars are waged and won.

In March 1941, after a year of unbroken and devastating U-boat onslaughts...

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