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The Pencil
The Pencil
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307772435
Our Price: $17.99
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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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Falling to Earth
An Apollo 15 Astronaut's Journey to the Moon
Written by Al Worden and Francis French
Epilogue by Tom Stafford
Foreword by Dick Gordon


Format: eBook, 312 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2011
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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Ingenious
Ingenious
Written by Jason Fagone
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307591487
Our Price: $26.00
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Ingenious
A True Story of Invention, Automotive Daring, and the Race to Revive America
Written by Jason Fagone


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $26.00

An epic tale of invention, in which ordinary people’s lives are changed forever by their quest to engineer a radically new kind of car
 
In 2007, the X Prize Foundation announced that it would give $10 million to anyone who could build a safe, mass-producible car that could travel 100... Read more >
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Thunderstruck
Thunderstruck
Written by Erik Larson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400080663
Our Price: $27.00
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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 >
The New Cool
The New Cool
Written by Neal Bascomb
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307588906
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The New Cool
A Visionary Teacher, His FIRST Robotics Team, and the Ultimate Battle of Smarts
Written by Neal Bascomb


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $15.00

That Monday afternoon, in high-school gyms across America, kids were battling for the only glory American culture seems to want to dispense to the young these days: sports glory.  But at Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta, California, in a gear-cluttered classroom, a different type of “cool” was brewing.  A physics...

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Tex Johnston
Jet-Age Test Pilot
Written by A. M. "Tex" Johnston


Format: eBook, 274 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $17.95

One of America's most daring and accomplished test pilots, Tex Johnston flew the first US jet airplanes and, in a career spanning the 1930s through the 1970s, helped create the jet age at such pioneering aersospace companies as Bell Aircraft and Boeing. Read more >
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Everything Conceivable
Everything Conceivable
Written by Liza Mundy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400095377
Our Price: $17.95
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Everything Conceivable
How the Science of Assisted Reproduction Is Changing Our World
Written by Liza Mundy


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2008
Price: $17.95

Award-winning journalist Liza Mundy captures the human narratives, as well as the science, behind the controversial, multibillion-dollar fertility industry, and examines how this huge social experiment is transforming our most basic relationships and even our destiny as a species.

Skyrocketing infertility rates and dizzying technological advances are revolutionizing American families and changing... Read more >
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The Golden Age of the Great Passenger Airships
Graf Zeppelin and Hindenburg
Written by Harold Dick and Douglas Robinson


Format: eBook, 226 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $39.95

Drawing on the extensive photographs, notes, diaries, reports, recorded data, and manuals he collected during his five years at the Zeppelin Company in Germany, from 1934 through 1938, Harold G. Dick tells the story of the two great passenger Zeppelins. Against the background of German secretiveness, especially during the Nazi period... Read more >
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The Hacker Ethic
The Hacker Ethic
Written by Pekka Himanen, Read by Oliver Wyman
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780375419201
Our Price: $12.50

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The Hacker Ethic
A Radical Approach to the Philosophy of Business
Written by Pekka Himanen
Read by Oliver Wyman


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 6, 2001
Price: $12.50

You may be a hacker and not even know it. Being a hacker has nothing to do with cyberterrorism, and it doesn’t even necessarily relate to the open-source movement. Being a hacker has more to do with your underlying assumptions about stress, time management, work, and play. It’s about harmonizing the... Read more >
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The Resume Catalog
The Resume Catalog
Written by Yana Parker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780898158915
Our Price: $19.99
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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 >
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