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Mars Rover Curiosity
An Inside Account from Curiosity's Chief Engineer
Written by Rob Manning and William L. Simon


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $29.95

The firsthand account of the trials and tribulations of engineering one of the most complex pieces of space technology, the Mars Rover Curiosity, by its chief engineer Rob Manning

In the course of our enduring quest for knowledge about ourselves and our universe, we haven't found answers to one of our most... Read more >
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Being Digital
Being Digital
Written by Nicholas Negroponte
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101911822
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Being Digital

Written by Nicholas Negroponte


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: January 21, 2015
Price: $11.99

In lively, mordantly witty prose, Negroponte decodes the mysteries--and debunks the hype--surrounding bandwidth, multimedia, virtual reality, and the Internet, and explains why such touted innovations as the fax and the CD-ROM are likely to go the way of the BetaMax. "Succinct and readable. . . . If you suffer from digital... Read more >
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The Art of Invention
The Art of Invention
Written by Steven J. Paley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616142230
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The Art of Invention
The Creative Process of Discovery and Design
Written by Steven J. Paley


Format: Trade Paperback, 236 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2010
Price: $20.00

In this entertaining and insightful exploration of the process of invention, an experienced inventor vividly illustrates how great inventions embody three crucial characteristics--simplicity, elegance, and robustness. 

Whether you’re an aspiring inventor or an experienced designer, the author's expertise, personal examples, and case studies offer detailed guidance on conceptualizing your ideas and turning... Read more >
The Resume Catalog
The Resume Catalog
Written by Yana Parker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780898158915
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The Resume Catalog
200 Damn Good Examples
Written by Yana Parker


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: October 1, 1996
Price: $19.99

With over 180,000 copies in print, this is the resume resource for job seekers by Yana Parker, widely known and loved author of the best selling DAMN GOOD RESUME GUIDE (over 500,000 copies in print). Sample resumes-ready to be adapted and/or used for inspiration-cover all levels of experience and an extraordinarily... Read more >
The Big Idea
The Big Idea
Written by National Geographic, Foreword by Timothy Ferris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426208102
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The Big Idea
How Breakthroughs of the Past Shape the Future
Written by National Geographic
Foreword by Timothy Ferris


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $35.00

From the Pythagorean theorem to DNA's double helix, from the discovery of microscopic life-forms to the theory of relativity—the big ideas of science and technology shape an era's worldview. Open this book, grasp the newest ideas from thought leaders of today, then spring off from them to move back through the... Read more >
Visions of a Flying Machine
The Wright Brothers and the Process of Invention
Written by Peter L. Jakab


Format: eBook, 282 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $18.95

This acclaimed book on the Wright Brothers takes the reader straight to the heart of their remarkable achievement, focusing on the technology and offering a clear, concise chronicle of precisely what they accomplished and how they did it. This book deals with the process of the invention of the airplane and... Read more >
The Two-Second Advantage
The Two-Second Advantage
Written by Vivek Ranadive and Kevin Maney
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307887658
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The Two-Second Advantage
How We Succeed by Anticipating the Future--Just Enough
Written by Vivek Ranadive and Kevin Maney


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $25.00

What made Wayne Gretzky the greatest hockey player of all time wasn’t his speed on the ice or the uncanny accuracy of his shots, but rather his ability to predict where the puck was going to be an instant before it arrived. In other words, it was Gretzky’s brain that made... Read more >
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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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Nailmaking
Nailmaking
Written by Hugh Bodey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780852636060
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Nailmaking

Written by Hugh Bodey


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: April 21, 2009
Price: $11.95

Today, nails are such an ordinary and widespread object that it may come as a surprise to learn that the range of shapes and sizes available now is but a fraction of those made in the nineteenth century. This illustrated account charts the history of nailmaking, from the Romans, through the... Read more >
Tomorrow Now
Tomorrow Now
Written by Bruce Sterling
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307491992
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Tomorrow Now
Envisioning the Next 50 Years
Written by Bruce Sterling


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

“Nobody knows better than Bruce Sterling how thin the membrane between science fiction and real life has become, a state he correctly depicts as both thrilling and terrifying in this frisky, literate, clear-eyed sketch of the next half-century. Like all of the most interesting futurists, Sterling isn’t just talking about machines... Read more >
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