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The Sorcerers and Their Apprentices
The Sorcerers and Their Apprentices
Written by Frank Moss, Read by Bruce Turk
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ISBN: 9780307751324
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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
Read by Bruce Turk


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On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $17.50

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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Technopoly
Technopoly
Written by Neil Postman
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ISBN: 9780307797353
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Technopoly
The Surrender of Culture to Technology
Written by Neil Postman


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2011
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In this witty, often terrifying work of cultural criticism, the author of Amusing Ourselves to Death chronicles our transformation into a Technopoly: a society that no longer merely uses technology as a support system but instead is shaped by it--with radical consequences for the meanings of politics, art, education, intelligence, and... Read more >
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Early Railways
Early Railways
Written by Andy Guy and Jim Rees
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ISBN: 9780747808114
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Early Railways
1569-1830
Written by Andy Guy and Jim Rees


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: May 24, 2011
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To many people, the history of the railway begins with the opening of the Liverpool & Manchester Railway in 1830. By that time, however, the concept of the railway in Britain was already over 250 years old, a fascinating but little-known period of experimentation, improvement and invention which included such remarkable... Read more >
Physics of the Future
Physics of the Future
Written by Michio Kaku
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385530804
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Physics of the Future
How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100
Written by Michio Kaku


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: March 15, 2011
Price: $28.95

Imagine, if you can, the world in the year 2100.

In Physics of the Future, Michio Kaku—the New York Times bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible—gives us a stunning, provocative, and exhilarating vision of the coming century based on interviews with over three hundred of the world’s top scientists who are...

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Physics of the Future
Physics of the Future
Written by Michio Kaku
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Physics of the Future
How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100
Written by Michio Kaku


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 15, 2011
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Imagine, if you can, the world in the year 2100.

In Physics of the Future, Michio Kaku—the New York Times bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible—gives us a stunning, provocative, and exhilarating vision of the coming century based on interviews with over three hundred of the world’s top scientists who are...

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Physics of the Future
Physics of the Future
Written by Michio Kaku, Read by Feodor Chin
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ISBN: 9780307877055
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Physics of the Future
How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100
Written by Michio Kaku
Read by Feodor Chin


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: March 15, 2011
Price: $45.00

Imagine, if you can, the world in the year 2100.

In Physics of the Future, Michio Kaku—the New York Times bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible—gives us a stunning, provocative, and exhilarating vision of the coming century based on interviews with over three hundred of the world’s top scientists who are...

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Physics of the Future
Physics of the Future
Written by Michio Kaku, Read by Feodor Chin
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ISBN: 9780307877062
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Physics of the Future
How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100
Written by Michio Kaku
Read by Feodor Chin


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 15, 2011
Price: $22.50

Imagine, if you can, the world in the year 2100.

In Physics of the Future, Michio Kaku—the New York Times bestselling author of Physics of the Impossible—gives us a stunning, provocative, and exhilarating vision of the coming century based on interviews with over three hundred of the world’s top scientists who are...

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The Information
The Information
Written by James Gleick
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375423727
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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.
 
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The Information
The Information
Written by James Gleick
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ISBN: 9780307379573
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The Information
A History, a Theory, a Flood
Written by James Gleick


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $11.99

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.
 
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The Information
The Information
Written by James Gleick, Read by Rob Shapiro
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ISBN: 9780307914965
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The Information
A History, a Theory, a Flood
Written by James Gleick
Read by Rob Shapiro


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $50.00

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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The Information
The Information
Written by James Gleick, Read by Rob Shapiro
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ISBN: 9780307914972
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The Information
A History, a Theory, a Flood
Written by James Gleick
Read by Rob Shapiro


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $25.00

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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The New Cool
The New Cool
Written by Neal Bascomb
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307588890
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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: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $25.00

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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The New Cool
The New Cool
Written by Neal Bascomb
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ISBN: 9780307588913
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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: eBook
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $11.99

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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The New Cool
The New Cool
Written by Neal Bascomb, Read by Kirby Heyborne
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ISBN: 9780307914538
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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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Kingpin
Kingpin
Written by Kevin Poulsen
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ISBN: 9780307588708
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Kingpin
How One Hacker Took Over the Billion-Dollar Cybercrime Underground
Written by Kevin Poulsen


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $11.99

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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The Pencil
The Pencil
Written by Henry Petroski
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ISBN: 9780307772435
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The Pencil
A History of Design and Circumstance
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2011
Price: $17.99

Henry Petroski traces the origins of the pencil back to ancient Greece and Rome, writes factually and charmingly about its development over the centuries and around the world, and shows what the pencil can teach us about engineering and technology today.


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Faster
Faster
Written by James Gleick
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ISBN: 9780307915085
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Faster
The Acceleration of Just About Everything
Written by James Gleick


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $15.00

From the bestselling, National Book Award-nominated author of Genius and Chaos, a bracing new work about the accelerating pace of change in today's world.

Most of us suffer some degree of "hurry sickness." a malady that has launched us into the "epoch of the nanosecond," a need-everything-yesterday sphere dominated by cell phones... Read more >
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Thunderstruck
Thunderstruck
Written by Erik Larson, Read by Tony Goldwyn
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ISBN: 9780307914231
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Thunderstruck

Written by Erik Larson
Read by Tony Goldwyn


Format: Abridged Compact Disc
On Sale: January 25, 2011
Price: $14.99

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 of all time.

Set in Edwardian London and on the stormy coasts of Cornwall... Read more >
Remaking the World
Remaking the World
Written by Henry Petroski
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ISBN: 9780307773203
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Remaking the World
Adventures in Engineering
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2011
Price: $15.99

This collection of informative and pleasurable essays by Henry Petroski elucidates the role of engineers in shaping our environment in countless ways, big and small.

In Remaking the World Petroski gravitates this time, perhaps, toward the big: the English Channel tunnel, the Panama Canal, Hoover Dam, the QE2, and the Petronas Twin... Read more >
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Rescuing Prometheus
Rescuing Prometheus
Written by Thomas P. Hughes
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ISBN: 9780307773265
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Rescuing Prometheus
Four Monumental Projects that Changed Our World
Written by Thomas P. Hughes


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2011
Price: $12.99

"A rare insight into industrial planning on a huge scale...Excellent." --The Economist

Rescuing Prometheus is an eye-opening and marvelously informative look at some of the technological projects that helped shape the modern world.  Thomas P. Hughes focuses on four postwar projects whose vastness and complexity inspired new technology, new organizations, and new management... Read more >
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The Evolution of Useful Things
The Evolution of Useful Things
Written by Henry Petroski
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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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The Art of Invention
The Art of Invention
Written by Steven J. Paley
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ISBN: 9781616142230
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The Art of Invention
The Creative Process of Discovery and Design
Written by Steven J. Paley


Format: Trade Paperback, 236 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2010
Price: $20.00

In this entertaining and insightful exploration of the process of invention, an experienced inventor vividly illustrates how great inventions embody three crucial characteristics--simplicity, elegance, and robustness. 

Whether you’re an aspiring inventor or an experienced designer, the author's expertise, personal examples, and case studies offer detailed guidance on conceptualizing your ideas and turning... Read more >
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Afterword by John R. Dailey, Edited by Michael J. Neufeld and Alex M. Spencer, Foreword by John Glenn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426206535
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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
An Autobiography
Afterword by John R. Dailey
Edited by Michael J. Neufeld and Alex M. Spencer
Foreword by John Glenn


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $40.00

Designed to convey the awe of a visitor first walking into the world's largest showplace of aviation history, this Autobiography headlines the incredible collections, both on view and behind the scenes, of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. The official story and insiders' tales of the museum are shared by... Read more >
The Erotic Engine
The Erotic Engine
Written by Patchen Barss
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307375995
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The Erotic Engine
How Pornography has Powered Mass Communication, from Gutenberg to Google
Written by Patchen Barss


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $13.99

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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The Young and the Digital
The Young and the Digital
Written by S. Craig Watkins
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ISBN: 9780807006160
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The Young and the Digital
What the Migration to Social Network Sites, Games, and Anytime, Anywhere Media M eans for Our Future
Written by S. Craig Watkins


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
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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