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Extra Lives
Extra Lives
Written by Tom Bissell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307379283
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Extra Lives
Why Video Games Matter
Written by Tom Bissell


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2010
Price: $11.99

Tom Bissell is a prizewinning writer who published three widely acclaimed books before the age of thirty-four. He is also an obsessive gamer who has spent untold hours in front of his various video game consoles, playing titles such as Far Cry 2, Left 4 Dead, BioShock, and Oblivion for, literally... Read more >
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Why Things Bite Back
Why Things Bite Back
Written by Edward Tenner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679747567
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Why Things Bite Back
Technology and the Revenge of Unintended Consequences
Written by Edward Tenner


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: September 2, 1997
Price: $18.95

In this perceptive and provocative look at everything from computer software that requires faster processors and more support staff to antibiotics that breed resistant strains of bacteria, Edward Tenner offers a virtual encyclopedia of what he calls "revenge effects"--the unintended consequences of the mechanical, chemical, biological, and medical forms of ingenuity... Read more >
The God Machine
The God Machine
Written by James R. Chiles
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ISBN: 9780307485489
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The God Machine
From Boomerangs to Black Hawks: The Story of the Helicopter
Written by James R. Chiles


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2008
Price: $11.99


From transforming the ways of war to offering godlike views of inaccessible spots, revolutionizing rescues worldwide, and providing some of our most-watched TV moments—including the cloud of newscopters that trailed O. J. Simpson’s Bronco—the helicopter is far more capable than early inventors expected. Now James Chiles profiles the many helicoptrians who... Read more >
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The Technological Society
The Technological Society
Written by Jacques Ellul
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780394703909
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The Technological Society

Written by Jacques Ellul


Format: Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: October 12, 1967
Price: $14.95

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The Most Powerful Idea in the World
The Most Powerful Idea in the World
Written by William Rosen
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ISBN: 9780679603610
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The Most Powerful Idea in the World
A Story of Steam, Industry, and Invention
Written by William Rosen


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $15.99

If all measures of human advancement in the last hundred centuries were plotted on a graph, they would show an almost perfectly flat line—until the eighteenth century, when the Industrial Revolution would cause the line to shoot straight up, beginning an almost uninterrupted march of progress.
   
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Falling to Earth
Falling to Earth
Written by Al Worden and Francis French, Foreword by Dick Gordon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588343338
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Falling to Earth
An Apollo 15 Astronaut's Journey to the Moon
Written by Al Worden and Francis French
Foreword by Dick Gordon


Format: Trade Paperback, 312 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $17.95

As command module pilot for the Apollo 15 mission to the moon in 1971, Al Worden flew on what is widely regarded as the greatest exploration mission that humans have ever attempted. He spent six days orbiting the moon, including three days completely alone, the most isolated human in existence. During... Read more >
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Moon Lander
Moon Lander
Written by Thomas J. Kelly
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ISBN: 9781588342737
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Moon Lander
How We Developed the Apollo Lunar Module
Written by Thomas J. Kelly


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: September 11, 2009
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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Brilliant!
Brilliant!
Written by Bob Johnstone
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591024620
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Brilliant!
Shuji Nakamura And the Revolution in Lighting Technology
Written by Bob Johnstone


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2007
Price: $28.99

A revolution in the way we use artificial lighting is underway, one that is every bit as sweeping and significant as Edison’s invention of the light bulb. The technology of light emitting diodes (LEDs) is ready for widespread implementation. Its impacts will include a reduction in energy consumption for electric lighting... Read more >
Eye in the Sky
Eye in the Sky
Written by Dwayne Day
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781560987734
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Eye in the Sky
The Story of the CORONA Spy Satellites
Written by Dwayne Day


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: August 17, 1999
Price: $17.95

Presenting the full story of the CORONA spy satellites' origins, Eye in the Sky explores the Cold War technology and far-reaching effects of the satellites on foreign policy and national security. Arguing that satellite reconnaissance was key to shaping the course of the Cold War, the book documents breakthroughs in intelligence... Read more >
The Hunt for Zero Point
The Hunt for Zero Point
Written by Nick Cook
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767906289
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The Hunt for Zero Point
Inside the Classified World of Antigravity Technology
Written by Nick Cook


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2003
Price: $16.00

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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