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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 >
The Sorcerers and Their Apprentices
The Sorcerers and Their Apprentices
Written by Frank Moss
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307589125
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The Sorcerers and Their Apprentices
How the Digital Magicians of the MIT Media Lab Are Creating the Innovative Technologies That Will Transform Our Lives
Written by Frank Moss


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $14.99

If you've ever read a book on an e-reader, unleashed your inner rock star playing Guitar Hero, built a robot with LEGO Mindstorms, or ridden in a vehicle with child-safe air bags, then you've experienced first hand just a few of the astounding innovations that have come out of the Media... 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 >
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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Birdseye
Birdseye
Written by Mark Kurlansky
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767930307
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Birdseye
The Adventures of a Curious Man
Written by Mark Kurlansky


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $15.95

While working as a fur trapper in Labrador, Canada, Clarence Birdseye encountered an age-old problem: bad food and an unappealing, unhealthy diet. However, he observed that fresh vegetables wetted and left outside in the Arctic winds froze in a way that maintained their integrity after thawing. As a result, he developed...

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The Evolution of Useful Things
The Evolution of Useful Things
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: eBook
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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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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Thunderstruck
Thunderstruck
Written by Erik Larson, Read by Tony Goldwyn
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739339640
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Thunderstruck

Written by Erik Larson
Read by Tony Goldwyn


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 24, 2006
Price: $15.00

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 >
Space Shuttle 1981-2011
Stories from 30 Years of Exploration
Edited by Air & Space Magazine
Contribution by Sally Ride, Greg Freiherr and T.A. Heppenheimer


Format: eBook, 102 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $9.95

Space Shuttle 1981-2011 is a lavishly illustrated special edition celebrating the space shuttle era. In thirty years of operation, space shuttles were used in 135 different missions; this volume presents the adventure stories of many of these missions in the astronauts’ own words. Additional contributions by space exploration writers cover the... Read more >
The Information
The Information
Written by James Gleick
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375423727
Our Price: $35.00
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The Information
A History, a Theory, a Flood
Written by James Gleick


Format: Hardcover, 544 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $35.00

James Gleick, the author of the best sellers Chaos and Genius, now brings us a work just as astonishing and masterly: a revelatory chronicle and meditation that shows how information has become the modern era’s defining quality—the blood, the fuel, the vital principle of our world.
 
The story of information begins...

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