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The Hunt for Zero Point
The Hunt for Zero Point
Written by Nick Cook
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307419439
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The Hunt for Zero Point
Inside the Classified World of Antigravity Technology
Written by Nick Cook


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

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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Makers
Makers
Written by Chris Anderson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307720955
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Makers
The New Industrial Revolution
Written by Chris Anderson


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $26.00

Wired magazine editor and bestselling author Chris Anderson takes you to the front lines of a new industrial revolution as today’s entrepreneurs, using open source design and 3-D printing, bring manufacturing to the desktop.  In an age of custom-fabricated, do-it-yourself product design and creation, the collective potential of a million garage... Read more >
Extra Lives
Extra Lives
Written by Tom Bissell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307474315
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Extra Lives
Why Video Games Matter
Written by Tom Bissell


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $15.95

In Extra Lives, acclaimed writer and life-long video game enthusiast Tom Bissell takes the reader on an insightful and entertaining tour of the art and meaning of video games.
 
In just a few decades, video games have grown increasingly complex and sophisticated, and the companies that produce them are now among the...

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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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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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The Evolution of Useful Things
The Evolution of Useful Things
Written by Henry Petroski
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ISBN: 9780679740391
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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: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: February 1, 1994
Price: $15.95

   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 Chip
The Chip
Written by T.R. Reid
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ISBN: 9780307432032
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The Chip
How Two Americans Invented the Microchip and Launched a Revolution
Written by T.R. Reid


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

Barely fifty years ago a computer was a gargantuan, vastly expensive thing that only a handful of scientists had ever seen. The world’s brightest engineers were stymied in their quest to make these machines small and affordable until the solution finally came from two ingenious young Americans. Jack Kilby and Robert... Read more >
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The Colouring, Bronzing and Patination of Metals
The Colouring, Bronzing and Patination of Metals
Written by Richard Hughes and Michael Rowe
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780823007622
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The Colouring, Bronzing and Patination of Metals

Written by Richard Hughes and Michael Rowe


Format: Hardcover, 372 pages
On Sale: February 1, 1991
Price: $85.00

The techniques of metal colouring, bronzing and patination are assuming a new importance in contemporary fine metalwork and design. Richard Hughes and Michael Rowe have assembled and tested the recipes included in this book, which is the most comprehensive work on the subject currently available, an essential reference and sourcebook for... Read more >
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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The Imperfect Environmentalist
The Imperfect Environmentalist
Written by Sara Gilbert
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ISBN: 9780345537591
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The Imperfect Environmentalist
A Practical Guide to Clearing Your Body, Detoxing Your Home, and Saving the Earth (Without Losing Your Mind)
Written by Sara Gilbert


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $11.99

Actress, producer, mother, and imperfect environmentalist, Sara Gilbert understands how helping the environment can seem overwhelming. Between keeping up with work, friends, and kids, who has the time or money to maintain a compost pile, become an activist, or knit a sweater out of recycled grocery bags? Fortunately, we now know... Read more >
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