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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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Kingpin
Kingpin
Written by Kevin Poulsen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307588692
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Kingpin
How One Hacker Took Over the Billion-Dollar Cybercrime Underground
Written by Kevin Poulsen


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $15.00

Former hacker Kevin Poulsen has, over the past decade, built a reputation as one of the top investigative reporters on the cybercrime beat. In Kingpin, he pours his unmatched access and expertise into book form for the first time, delivering a gripping cat-and-mouse narrative—and an unprecedented view into the twenty-first century’s... Read more >
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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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Design in Nature
Design in Nature
Written by Adrian Bejan and J. Peder Zane
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ISBN: 9780385534628
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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: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $11.99

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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Kelly
More Than My Share of It All
Written by Clarence L. Johnson


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $21.95

Clarence L. “Kelly” Johnson led the design of such crucial aircraft as the P-38 and Constellation, but he will be more remembered for the U-2 and SR-71 spy planes. His extraordinary leadership of the Lockheed “Skunk Works” cemented his reputation as a legendary figure in American aerospace management.


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Moon Lander
How We Developed the Apollo Lunar Module
Written by Thomas J. Kelly


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $19.99

Chief engineer Thomas J. Kelly gives a firsthand account of designing, building, testing, and flying the Apollo lunar module. It was, he writes, “an aerospace engineer’s dream job of the century.” Kelly’s account begins with the imaginative process of sketching solutions to a host of technical challenges with an emphasis on... Read more >
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Concrete Planet
The Strange and Fascinating Story of the World's Most Common Man-Made Material
Written by Robert Courland
Foreword by Dennis Smith


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 6, 2011
Price: $12.99

Concrete: We use it for our buildings, bridges, dams, and roads. We walk on it, drive on it, and many of us live and work within its walls. But very few of us know what it is. We take for granted this ubiquitous substance, which both literally and figuratively comprises much... Read more >
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Concrete Planet
Concrete Planet
Written by Robert Courland, Foreword by Dennis Smith
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616144814
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Concrete Planet
The Strange and Fascinating Story of the World's Most Common Man-Made Material
Written by Robert Courland
Foreword by Dennis Smith


Format: Hardcover, 396 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $26.00

Concrete: We use it for our buildings, bridges, dams, and roads. We walk on it, drive on it, and many of us live and work within its walls. But very few of us know what it is. We take for granted this ubiquitous substance, which both literally and figuratively comprises much... Read more >
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Stationary Steam Engines
Stationary Steam Engines
Written by G. Hayes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780852636527
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Stationary Steam Engines

Written by G. Hayes


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $11.95

In Victorian times the steam engine was almost the only source of mechanical power. Thousands of these engines were at work driving machinery in factories and pumping stations throughout Britain, but following the development of the electric motor steam power has become virtually extinct in British industry. Ironically, with their disappearance... Read more >
Tractors
1880s to 1980s
Written by Nick Baldwin


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $9.95

Of all motor vehicles the farm tractor has proved to be among the most beneficial. It has freed hundreds of thousands of laborers and horses from backbreaking toil on the land in all weathers and it has stabilized the cost of food.

Starting with steam power in the middle of the nineteenth... Read more >
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Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs
Written by Walter Isaacson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307950284
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Steve Jobs
Edición en Español
Written by Walter Isaacson


Format: Trade Paperback, 752 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $18.95

La biografía definitiva de Steve Jobs
 
La muerte de Steve Jobs ha conmocionado al mundo. Tras entrevistarlo en más de cuarenta ocasiones en los últimos dos años, además de a un centenar de personas de su entorno, familiares, amigos, adversarios y colegas, Walter Isaacson nos presenta la única biografía escrita con la...

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Secret Weapons
Secret Weapons
Written by Brian J. Ford
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849083904
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Secret Weapons
Technology, Science and the Race to Win World War II
Written by Brian J. Ford


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $25.95

Powerful illustrations and a unique new narrative make this an incomparable illustrated history of the secret weapons that changed the course of World War II. The book's basic structure is chronological, charting the race in technology between the Allied and Axis powers, with examples of their use in battle, along with... Read more >
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The Big Idea
The Big Idea
Written by National Geographic, Foreword by Timothy Ferris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426208102
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The Big Idea
How Breakthroughs of the Past Shape the Future
Written by National Geographic
Foreword by Timothy Ferris


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $35.00

From the Pythagorean theorem to DNA's double helix, from the discovery of microscopic life-forms to the theory of relativity—the big ideas of science and technology shape an era's worldview. Open this book, grasp the newest ideas from thought leaders of today, then spring off from them to move back through the... Read more >
The Two-Second Advantage
The Two-Second Advantage
Written by Vivek Ranadive and Kevin Maney
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307887658
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The Two-Second Advantage
How We Succeed by Anticipating the Future--Just Enough
Written by Vivek Ranadive and Kevin Maney


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $25.00

What made Wayne Gretzky the greatest hockey player of all time wasn’t his speed on the ice or the uncanny accuracy of his shots, but rather his ability to predict where the puck was going to be an instant before it arrived. In other words, it was Gretzky’s brain that made... Read more >
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The Two-Second Advantage
The Two-Second Advantage
Written by Vivek Ranadive and Kevin Maney
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ISBN: 9780307887672
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The Two-Second Advantage
How We Succeed by Anticipating the Future--Just Enough
Written by Vivek Ranadive and Kevin Maney


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $12.99

What made Wayne Gretzky the greatest hockey player of all time wasn’t his speed on the ice or the uncanny accuracy of his shots, but rather his ability to predict where the puck was going to be an instant before it arrived. In other words, it was Gretzky’s brain that made... Read more >
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Old Working Dogs
Old Working Dogs
Written by David Hancock
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747803768
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Old Working Dogs

Written by David Hancock


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: August 23, 2011
Price: $11.95

British gundogs, terriers, hounds and especially sheepdogs are used and held in high regard throughout the world, wherever working dogs are employed. Wherever sheep are worked by 'strong-eyed' dogs Border Collie blood from Britain is behind it. Inevitably, some old breeds have disappeared and others may follow them. In this book... Read more >
The Penguin and the Leviathan
The Penguin and the Leviathan
Written by Yochai Benkler, Read by Marc Cashman
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307969101
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The Penguin and the Leviathan
How Cooperation Triumphs over Self-Interest
Written by Yochai Benkler
Read by Marc Cashman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $17.50

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 Penguin and the Leviathan
The Penguin and the Leviathan
Written by Yochai Benkler
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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: $12.99

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 Penguin and the Leviathan
The Penguin and the Leviathan
Written by Yochai Benkler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385525763
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The Penguin and the Leviathan
How Cooperation Triumphs over Self-Interest
Written by Yochai Benkler


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $25.00

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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Falling to Earth
Falling to Earth
Written by Al Worden and Francis French, Epilogue by Tom Stafford, Foreword by Dick Gordon
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588343093
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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: Hardcover, 312 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2011
Price: $29.95

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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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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The Erotic Engine
The Erotic Engine
Written by Patchen Barss
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385667371
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The Erotic Engine
How Pornography has Powered Mass Communication, from Gutenberg to Google
Written by Patchen Barss


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $19.00

Pornography: The force for change that has been written out of the history of world culture.

From cave painting to photography to the internet, pornography has always been at the cutting edge in adopting and exploiting new developments in mass communication. And in so doing, it has helped to promote and propel... Read more >
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Silent Killers
Silent Killers
Written by James Delgado and Clive Cussler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849083652
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Silent Killers
Submarines and Underwater Warfare
Written by James Delgado and Clive Cussler


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: June 21, 2011
Price: $24.95

James P Delgado, President and CEO of the Institute of Nautical Archaeology and author of Nuclear Dawn (Osprey), presents a detailed, stunningly visual, examination of the history and development of the submarine and its role in naval warfare, from the first practical experiments with submersible craft to the development of the... Read more >
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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 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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