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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 >
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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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 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 >
Firecrackers
Firecrackers
Written by Warren Dotz, Jack Mingo and George Moyer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781580081511
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Firecrackers
The Art and History
Written by Warren Dotz, Jack Mingo and George Moyer


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2000
Price: $19.95

Universally popular, uncommonly loud, a pyrotechnic spectacle that inspires laughter, delight and a healthy dose of frayed nerves—what else but the firecracker! These little sticks of paper and powder have captured the imagination of cultures the world over since the Chinese invented them centuries ago. As practical, chemical developments in firecracker... Read more >
The Most Powerful Idea in the World
The Most Powerful Idea in the World
Written by William Rosen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400067053
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The Most Powerful Idea in the World
A Story of Steam, Industry, and Invention
Written by William Rosen


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $28.00

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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The Mystery of Flight 427
Inside a Crash Investigation
Written by Bill Adair


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $16.95

The immediate human toll of the 1994 Flight 427 disaster was staggering: all 132 people aboard died on a Pennsylvania hillside. The subsequent investigation was a maze of politics, bizarre theories, and shrouded answers. Bill Adair, an award-winning journalist, was granted special access to the five-year inquiry by the National Transportation... Read more >
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Physics of the Future
Physics of the Future
Written by Michio Kaku
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385530804
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Physics of the Future
How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100
Written by Michio Kaku


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: March 15, 2011
Price: $28.95

Imagine, if you can, the world in the year 2100.

In Physics of the Future, Michio Kaku—the New York Times bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible—gives us a stunning, provocative, and exhilarating vision of the coming century based on interviews with over three hundred of the world’s top scientists who are...

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The Penguin and the Leviathan
The Penguin and the Leviathan
Written by Yochai Benkler
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307590190
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The Penguin and the Leviathan
How Cooperation Triumphs over Self-Interest
Written by Yochai Benkler


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $13.99

What do Wikipedia, Zip Car’s business model, Barack Obama's presidential campaign, and a small group of lobster fishermen have in common? They all show the power and promise of human cooperation in transforming our businesses, our government, and our society at large. Because today, when the costs of collaborating are lower... Read more >
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Thunderstruck
Thunderstruck
Written by Erik Larson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400080663
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Thunderstruck

Written by Erik Larson


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: October 24, 2006
Price: $27.00

A true story of love, murder, and the end of the world’s “great hush”

In Thunderstruck, Erik Larson tells the interwoven stories of two men—Hawley Crippen, a very unlikely murderer, and Guglielmo Marconi, the obsessive creator of a seemingly supernatural means of communication—whose lives intersect during one of the greatest criminal chases... Read more >
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