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The Young and the Digital
What the Migration to Social Network Sites, Games, and Anytime, Anywhere Media Means for Our Future
Written by S. Craig Watkins


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 1, 2009
Price: $18.00

In The Young and the Digital, S. Craig Watkins skillfully draws from more than 500 surveys and 350 in-depth interviews with young people, parents, and educators to understand how a digital lifestyle is affecting the ways youth learn, play, bond, and communicate. Timely and deeply relevant, the book covers the influence...

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Our Own Devices
Our Own Devices
Written by Edward Tenner
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307489227
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Our Own Devices
How Technology Remakes Humanity
Written by Edward Tenner


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 26, 2009
Price: $14.99

This delightful and instructive history of invention shows why National Public Radio dubbed Tenner “the philosopher of everyday technology.” Looking at how our inventions have impacted our world in ways we never intended or imagined, he shows that the things we create have a tendency to bounce back and change us.

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The Bark Canoes and Skin Boats of North America
The Bark Canoes and Skin Boats of North America
Written by Edwin Tappan Adney and Howard Chappelle
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781560982968
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The Bark Canoes and Skin Boats of North America

Written by Edwin Tappan Adney and Howard Chappelle


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 17, 1983
Price: $32.95

The bark canoes of the North American Indians, particularly those of birchbark, were among the most highly developed manually propelled primitive watercraft. They could be used to carry heavy loads in shallow streams but were light enough to be hauled long distances over land. Built with Stone Age tools from available... Read more >
Energy Victory
Energy Victory
Written by Robert Zubrin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591027072
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Energy Victory
Winning the War on Terror by Breaking Free of Oil
Written by Robert Zubrin


Format: Trade Paperback, 357 pages
On Sale: March 24, 2009
Price: $19.99

In this compelling argument for a new direction in US energy policy, world-renowned engineer and best-selling author Robert Zubrin lays out a bold plan for breaking the economic stranglehold that the OPEC oil cartel has on our country and the world. Zubrin presents persuasive evidence that our decades-long relationship with OPEC... Read more >
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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 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 New Cool
The New Cool
Written by Neal Bascomb, Read by Kirby Heyborne
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307914538
Our Price: $20.00

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The New Cool
A Visionary Teacher, His FIRST Robotics Team, and the Ultimate Battle of Smarts
Written by Neal Bascomb
Read by Kirby Heyborne


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $20.00

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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Tomorrow Now
Tomorrow Now
Written by Bruce Sterling
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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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Buffalo Soldiers
Buffalo Soldiers
Written by T. G. Steward
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ISBN: 9781591021070
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Buffalo Soldiers
The Colored Regulars in the United States Army
Written by T. G. Steward


Format: Trade Paperback, 370 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2003
Price: $19.99

African American soldiers distinguished themselves for valor during the Civil War and their service in defense of the Union went a long way toward securing the civil rights of all black Americans after the war. On the frontier, African American units of the U.S. Army (nicknamed "buffalo soldiers" by their Indian... Read more >
Green Town USA
Green Town USA
Written by Thomas J. Fox, Contribution by Andrew Flach, Foreword by Alex Wilson, Introduction by Daniel Wallach
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781578263127
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Green Town USA
The Handbook for America's Sustainable Future
Written by Thomas J. Fox
Contribution by Andrew Flach
Foreword by Alex Wilson
Introduction by Daniel Wallach


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: July 30, 2013
Price: $15.00

"There was never a town with a truer name, though it didn't really discover it till tragedy created an opportunity that residents seized with head and heart!"
— Bill McKibben, author Oil and Honey:The Education of an Unlikely Activist

Hope for a greener America . . . from the extraordinary community that... Read more >
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