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Design in Nature
Design in Nature
Written by Adrian Bejan and J. Peder Zane
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385534611
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Design in Nature
How the Constructal Law Governs Evolution in Biology, Physics, Technology, and Social Organization
Written by Adrian Bejan and J. Peder Zane


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $27.95

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 all other designs in our world.
 
Everything—from biological life to inanimate systems—generates shape... Read more >
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The Pencil
The Pencil
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307772435
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The Pencil
A History of Design and Circumstance
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2011
Price: $17.99

Henry Petroski traces the origins of the pencil back to ancient Greece and Rome, writes factually and charmingly about its development over the centuries and around the world, and shows what the pencil can teach us about engineering and technology today.


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Being Digital
Being Digital
Written by Nicholas Negroponte
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679762904
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Being Digital

Written by Nicholas Negroponte


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: January 3, 1996
Price: $16.00

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 Food Police
The Food Police
Written by Jayson Lusk
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307987037
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The Food Police
A Well-Fed Manifesto About the Politics of Your Plate
Written by Jayson Lusk


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $24.00

A rollicking indictment of the liberal elite's hypocrisy when it comes to food.

Ban trans-fats? Outlaw Happy Meals? Tax Twinkies? What's next? Affirmative action for cows?   
     A catastrophe is looming. Farmers are raping the land and torturing animals. Food is riddled with deadly pesticides, hormones and foreign DNA. Corporate farms are... Read more >
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Computing with Quantum Cats
Computing with Quantum Cats
Written by John Gribbin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149215
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Computing with Quantum Cats
From Colossus to Qubits
Written by John Gribbin


Format: Hardcover, 295 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $28.95

A mind-blowing glimpse into the near future, where quantum computing will have world-transforming effects.

The quantum computer is no longer the stuff of science fiction. Pioneering physicists are on the brink of unlocking a new quantum universe which provides a better representation of reality than our everyday experiences and common sense ever... Read more >
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The Pencil
The Pencil
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679734154
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The Pencil
A History of Design and Circumstance
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: November 10, 1992
Price: $23.00

Henry Petroski traces the origins of the pencil back to ancient Greece and Rome, writes factually and charmingly about its development over the centuries and around the world, and shows what the pencil can teach us about engineering and technology today. Read more >
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The Evolution of Useful Things
The Evolution of Useful Things
Written by Henry Petroski
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ISBN: 9780307773050
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The Evolution of Useful Things
How Everyday Artifacts-From Forks and Pins to Paper Clips and Zippers-Came to be as They are.
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2010
Price: $11.99

   How did the table fork acquire a fourth tine?  What advantage does the Phillips-head screw have over its single-grooved predecessor? Why does the paper clip look the way it does? What makes Scotch tape Scotch?

   In this delightful book Henry, Petroski takes a microscopic look at artifacts that most of us count...

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The Google Story
The Google Story
Written by David A. Vise and Mark Malseed
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780440335702
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The Google Story
For Google's 10th Birthday
Written by David A. Vise and Mark Malseed


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 15, 2005
Price: $13.99

"Here is the story behind one of the most remarkable Internet successes of our time. Based on scrupulous research and extraordinary access to Google, the book takes you inside the creation and growth of a company whose name is a favorite brand and a standard verb recognized around the world. Its... Read more >
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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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 >
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