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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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Innovadores (Innovators-SP)

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Innovadores (Innovators-SP)
Written by Walter Isaacson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781101873281
Our Price: $17.95
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Innovadores (Innovators-SP)
Los genios que inventaron el futuro
Written by Walter Isaacson


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $17.95

­­­Tras su extraordinaria biografía de Steve Jobs, el nuevo libro de Walter Isaacson cuenta la fascinante historia de las personas que inventaron el ordenador e internet; Los innovadores está destinado a convertirse en la historia definitiva de la revolución digital y en una guía indispensable para entender cómo sucede realmente la... Read more >
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Innovadores (Innovators-SP)
Los genios que inventaron el futuro
Written by Walter Isaacson


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $9.99

­­­Tras su extraordinaria biografía de Steve Jobs, el nuevo libro de Walter Isaacson cuenta la fascinante historia de las personas que inventaron el ordenador e internet; Los innovadores está destinado a convertirse en la historia definitiva de la revolución digital y en una guía indispensable para entender cómo sucede realmente la... Read more >
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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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Visions of a Flying Machine
The Wright Brothers and the Process of Invention
Written by Peter L. Jakab


Format: eBook, 282 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $18.95

This acclaimed book on the Wright Brothers takes the reader straight to the heart of their remarkable achievement, focusing on the technology and offering a clear, concise chronicle of precisely what they accomplished and how they did it. This book deals with the process of the invention of the airplane and... Read more >
The Woman and the Car
The Woman and the Car
Written by Dorothy Levitt
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781908402875
Our Price: $13.95
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The Woman and the Car
A Chatty Little Handbook for the Edwardian Motoriste
Written by Dorothy Levitt


Format: Hardcover, 120 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $13.95

The Woman and the Car is a faithfully reproduced, quirky classic from the dawn of motoring - and a testament to womankind's perennial claim on the steering wheel! Take a spin through a time - 1909 to be exact - when no right-thinking lady would consider solo motoring without her revolver... Read more >
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Mars Rover Curiosity
Mars Rover Curiosity
Written by Rob Manning and William L. Simon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588344731
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Mars Rover Curiosity
An Inside Account from Curiosity's Chief Engineer
Written by Rob Manning and William L. Simon


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $29.95

The firsthand account of the trials and tribulations of engineering one of the most complex pieces of space technology, the Mars Rover Curiosity, by its chief engineer Rob Manning

In the course of our enduring quest for knowledge about ourselves and our universe, we haven't found answers to one of our most... Read more >
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Mars Rover Curiosity
An Inside Account from Curiosity's Chief Engineer
Written by Rob Manning and William L. Simon


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $29.95

The firsthand account of the trials and tribulations of engineering one of the most complex pieces of space technology, the Mars Rover Curiosity, by its chief engineer Rob Manning

In the course of our enduring quest for knowledge about ourselves and our universe, we haven't found answers to one of our most... Read more >
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National Geographic Extreme Weather Survival Guide
Understand, Prepare, Survive, Recover
Written by Thomas M. Kostigen


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $30.00

Hurricanes, floods, wildfires, tornadoes--weather is becoming extreme, and this book tells you how to plan ahead and prepare, respond to emergencies, and survive the worst-case scenarios. From the risks of building on changing coastlines to the safety kit you should have packed up at home, from the telltale signs of a... Read more >
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National Geographic Extreme Weather Survival Guide
National Geographic Extreme Weather Survival Guide
Written by Thomas M. Kostigen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426213762
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National Geographic Extreme Weather Survival Guide
Understand, Prepare, Survive, Recover
Written by Thomas M. Kostigen


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $30.00

Hurricanes, floods, wildfires, tornadoes--weather is becoming extreme, and this book tells you how to plan ahead and prepare, respond to emergencies, and survive the worst-case scenarios. From the risks of building on changing coastlines to the safety kit you should have packed up at home, from the telltale signs of a... Read more >
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History of the Space Shuttle, Volume Two
Development of the Space Shuttle, 1972-1981
Written by T. A. Heppenheimer


Format: eBook, 504 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $32.95

Basing his work on virtually untapped NASA archives, T. A. Heppenheimer has produced the second volume of his definitive history of the space shuttle. Volume Two traces the development of the shuttle through a decade of engineering setbacks and breakthroughs, program-management challenges, and political strategizing, culminating in the first launch in... Read more >
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Magnificent Failure
Free Fall from the Edge of Space
Written by Craig Ryan


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $29.95

Locked in a desperate Cold War race against the Soviets to find out if humans could survive in space and live through a free fall from space vehicles, the Pentagon gave civilian adventurer Nick Piantanida’s Project Strato-Jump little notice until May Day, 1966. Operating in the shadows of well-funded, high-visibility Air... Read more >
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Mars Up Close
Mars Up Close
Written by Marc Kaufman, Foreword by Elon Musk
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426212789
Our Price: $40.00
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Mars Up Close
Inside the Curiosity Mission
Written by Marc Kaufman
Foreword by Elon Musk


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $40.00

With images never published before, many with surprising colors and landscapes that make you want to spend your next vacation on Mars, this is the one and only book written in consultation with NASA scientists that explains everything, detail by detail and moment by moment, about the most ambitious space expedition... Read more >
The Woman and the Car
A Chatty Little Handbook for the Edwardian Motoriste
Written by Dorothy Levitt


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2014
Price: $10.95

The Woman and the Car is a faithfully reproduced, quirky classic from the dawn of motoring - and a testament to womankind's perennial claim on the steering wheel! Take a spin through a time - 1909 to be exact - when no right-thinking lady would consider solo motoring without her revolver... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
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 Origins of Satellite Communications, 1945-1965
The Origins of Satellite Communications, 1945-1965
Written by David J. Whalen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781935623601
Our Price: $34.95
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The Origins of Satellite Communications, 1945-1965

Written by David J. Whalen


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $34.95

Conventional assumptions hold that U.S. government research and development efforts produced the satellite communications industry. David J. Whalen has looked deeply into the history of the industry and presents remarkable new information to tell a much different story. He finds that most of the satellite technology was privately developed by AT&T... Read more >
Cold Antler Farm
Cold Antler Farm
Written by Jenna Woginrich
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611801033
Our Price: $16.95
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Cold Antler Farm
A Memoir of Growing Food and Celebrating Life on a Scrappy Six-Acre Homestead
Written by Jenna Woginrich


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $16.95

Farm City meets The Omnivore's Dilemma in Cold Antler Farm, a collection of essays on raising food on a small homestead , while honoring the natural cycle of the "lost" holidays of the agricultural calendar.

Author Jenna Woginrich is mistress of her one-woman farm and is well known for her essays on... Read more >
The Farmer in All of Us
The Farmer in All of Us
Contribution by Paul Harvey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426213304
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The Farmer in All of Us
An American Portrait
Contribution by Paul Harvey


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $45.00

What began as an ode to the American farmer has evolved into an anthem to an iconic American way of life. Inspiring and moving, the book follows the themes of the heartwarming speech by legendary radio commentator Paul Harvey, “So God Made a Farmer.” Based on the TV commercial watched by... Read more >
Makers
Makers
Written by Chris Anderson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307720962
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Makers
The New Industrial Revolution
Written by Chris Anderson


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $16.00

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 >
The Closing Circle
The Closing Circle
Written by Barry Commoner
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804152877
Our Price: $12.99
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The Closing Circle
Nature, Man, and Technology
Written by Barry Commoner


Format: eBook, 328 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2014
Price: $12.99

From Chapter One:

This book . . . begins with the ecosphere, the setting in which civilization has done its great—and terrible—deeds. Then it moves to a description of some of the damage we have done to the ecosphere—to the air, the water, the soil. However, by now such horror stories of... Read more >
Computing with Quantum Cats
From Colossus to Qubits
Written by John Gribbin


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $12.99

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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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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The Future of the Mind
The Future of the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku, Read by Feodor Chin
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804148801
Our Price: $50.00
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The Future of the Mind
The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku
Read by Feodor Chin


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $50.00

NOW A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Compelling….Kaku thinks with great breadth, and the vistas he presents us are worth the trip”
—The New York Times Book Review


The New York Times
best-selling author of PHYSICS OF THE IMPOSSIBLE, PHYSICS OF THE FUTURE and HYPERSPACE tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: the human... Read more >
The Future of the Mind
The Future of the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku, Read by Feodor Chin
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804148818
Our Price: $25.00

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The Future of the Mind
The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku
Read by Feodor Chin


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $25.00

NOW A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Compelling….Kaku thinks with great breadth, and the vistas he presents us are worth the trip”
—The New York Times Book Review


The New York Times
best-selling author of PHYSICS OF THE IMPOSSIBLE, PHYSICS OF THE FUTURE and HYPERSPACE tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: the human... Read more >
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The Future of the Mind
The Future of the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385530828
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The Future of the Mind
The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind
Written by Michio Kaku


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $28.95

NOW A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“Compelling….Kaku thinks with great breadth, and the vistas he presents us are worth the trip”
—The New York Times Book Review


The New York Times
best-selling author of PHYSICS OF THE IMPOSSIBLE, PHYSICS OF THE FUTURE and HYPERSPACE tackles the most fascinating and complex object in the known universe: the human... Read more >
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