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The God Machine
The God Machine
Written by James R. Chiles
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780553383522
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The God Machine
From Boomerangs to Black Hawks: The Story of the Helicopter
Written by James R. Chiles


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2008
Price: $16.00


From transforming the ways of war to offering godlike views of inaccessible spots, revolutionizing rescues worldwide, and providing some of our most-watched TV moments—including the cloud of newscopters that trailed O. J. Simpson’s Bronco—the helicopter is far more capable than early inventors expected. Now James Chiles profiles the many helicoptrians who... Read more >
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Discovering Artillery
Discovering Artillery
Written by Robert Wilkinson-Latham
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ISBN: 9780852637074
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Discovering Artillery

Written by Robert Wilkinson-Latham


Format: Trade Paperback, 72 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2008
Price: $11.95

Artillery has been an important part of the armament of the British and European armies since the fourteenth century. This book describes the development of artillery from the primitive pot-de-fer of 1326 and other early cannons to the larger firing equipment of the First World War. Covering a wide range of... Read more >
The Google Story
The Google Story
Written by David A. Vise
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ISBN: 9780385342735
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The Google Story
For Google's 10th Birthday
Written by David A. Vise


Format: Trade Paperback, 360 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2008
Price: $16.00

Moscow-born Sergey Brin and Midwest-born Larry Page dropped out of graduate school at Stanford University to, in their own words, "change the world" through a powerful search engine that would organize every bit of information on the Web for free. The Google Story takes you deep inside the company's wild ride... Read more >
Needlemaking
Needlemaking
Written by John G. Rollins
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ISBN: 9780852635636
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Needlemaking

Written by John G. Rollins


Format: Trade Paperback, 32 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2008
Price: $11.95

This book traces the history of needles and the craftsmen who made them from early times through the ages to 1851, when William Bradbury, the last man to make needles entirely by hand, died and machine-made needles finally superceded the artifacts of the craftsman. It takes into account the forces that... Read more >
Ready, Set, Green
Ready, Set, Green
Written by Graham Hill and Meaghan O'Neill
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345503084
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Ready, Set, Green
Eight Weeks to Modern Eco-Living
Written by Graham Hill and Meaghan O'Neill


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2008
Price: $15.00

The time to save the planet is now.

Ready? Set? Green! Living green means reversing climate change, but it also means protecting your kids and pets, improving your own health, and saving money. And it doesn’t necessarily demand a radical overhaul of your life–just some simple adjustments, such as switching to... Read more >
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Ready, Set, Green
Ready, Set, Green
Written by Graham Hill and Meaghan O'Neill
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Ready, Set, Green
Eight Weeks to Modern Eco-Living
Written by Graham Hill and Meaghan O'Neill


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 20, 2008
Price: $13.99

The time to save the planet is now.

Ready? Set? Green! Living green means reversing climate change, but it also means protecting your kids and pets, improving your own health, and saving money. And it doesn’t necessarily demand a radical overhaul of your life–just some simple adjustments, such as switching to... Read more >
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Everything Conceivable
Everything Conceivable
Written by Liza Mundy
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400095377
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Everything Conceivable
How the Science of Assisted Reproduction Is Changing Our World
Written by Liza Mundy


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2008
Price: $17.95

Award-winning journalist Liza Mundy captures the human narratives, as well as the science, behind the controversial, multibillion-dollar fertility industry, and examines how this huge social experiment is transforming our most basic relationships and even our destiny as a species.

Skyrocketing infertility rates and dizzying technological advances are revolutionizing American families and changing... Read more >
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Ultimate Blogs
Ultimate Blogs
Written by Sarah Boxer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307278067
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Ultimate Blogs
Masterworks from the Wild Web
Written by Sarah Boxer


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $14.95

“What are you working on?”
“An anthology of blogs.”
“I didn’t know you had a blog.”
“I don’t. It’s an anthology of other people’s blogs.”
“How do you find good blogs?”
“I read. I surf. I look at blog contests. I follow links. I ask people about the blogs they like.”
“Is a good blog... Read more >
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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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Executioner's Current
Executioner's Current
Written by Richard Moran
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ISBN: 9780307425805
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Executioner's Current
Thomas Edison, George Westinghouse, and the Invention of the Electric Chair
Written by Richard Moran


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

In this amazing story of high stakes competition between two titans, Richard Moran shows how the electric chair developed not out of the desire to be more humane but through an effort by one nineteenth-century electric company to discredit the other.

In 1882, Thomas Edison ushered in the “age of electricity”... Read more >
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The Hunt for Zero Point
The Hunt for Zero Point
Written by Nick Cook
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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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Small Things Considered
Small Things Considered
Written by Henry Petroski
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307427809
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Small Things Considered
Why There Is No Perfect Design
Written by Henry Petroski


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $14.99

Why has the durable paper shopping bag been largely replaced by its flimsy plastic counterpart? What circuitous chain of improvements led to such innovations as the automobile cup holder and the swiveling vegetable peeler? With the same relentless curiosity and lucid, witty prose he brought to his earlier books, Henry Petroski... Read more >
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Thunderstruck
Thunderstruck
Written by Erik Larson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400080670
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Thunderstruck

Written by Erik Larson


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2007
Price: $16.00

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Devil in the White City, 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... Read more >
Death in the Pot
Death in the Pot
Written by Morton Satin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591025146
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Death in the Pot
The Impact of Food Poisoning on History
Written by Morton Satin


Format: Hardcover, 258 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2007
Price: $26.99

Did food poisoning play a role in the Salem witch trials, leading to the hanging of nineteen men and women? Which poison recently laced the food of Russian ex-KGB agent Viktor Litvinenko, and how did it kill him? In Death in the Pot, internationally renowned food expert Morton Satin documents several... Read more >
Dry Stone Walls
Dry Stone Walls
Written by Lawrence Garner
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ISBN: 9780747806202
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Dry Stone Walls

Written by Lawrence Garner


Format: Trade Paperback, 40 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2007
Price: $11.95

Dry stone walls of Britain range from the stone hedges of south-west England to the mountain walls of North Wales, running for miles over severe country, and often climbing slopes of over 45 degrees. They happen also to be in the areas that attract many tourists, and so it is not... Read more >
Brilliant!
Brilliant!
Written by Bob Johnstone
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591024620
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Brilliant!
Shuji Nakamura And the Revolution in Lighting Technology
Written by Bob Johnstone


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2007
Price: $28.99

A revolution in the way we use artificial lighting is underway, one that is every bit as sweeping and significant as Edison’s invention of the light bulb. The technology of light emitting diodes (LEDs) is ready for widespread implementation. Its impacts will include a reduction in energy consumption for electric lighting... Read more >
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The Future Is Now
The Future Is Now
Written by Alan I. Marcus and Amy Sue Bix
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ISBN: 9781591024729
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The Future Is Now
Science And Technology Policy in America Since 1950
Written by Alan I. Marcus and Amy Sue Bix


Format: Trade Paperback, 310 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2006
Price: $22.99

Since the creation of the National Science foundation in 1950, the federal government has acknowledged and supported the centrality of science and technology to the global competitiveness of the United States. In this important work, historians Alan I Marcus and Amy Sue Bix present illuminating case studies that highlight crucial policy... Read more >
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 >
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 >
Thunderstruck
Thunderstruck
Written by Erik Larson
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ISBN: 9780307351920
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Thunderstruck

Written by Erik Larson


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 24, 2006
Price: $11.99

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Devil in the White City, 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...

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Thunderstruck
Thunderstruck
Written by Erik Larson, Read by Bob Balaban
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739339664
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Thunderstruck

Written by Erik Larson
Read by Bob Balaban


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 24, 2006
Price: $22.50

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 >
Medical Marvels
Medical Marvels
Written by Eugene W. Straus, M.D. and Alex Straus
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591023739
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Medical Marvels
The 100 Greatest Advances in Medicine
Written by Eugene W. Straus, M.D. and Alex Straus


Format: Hardcover, 425 pages
On Sale: January 2, 2006
Price: $28.99

Medical Marvels is an introduction to some of the ideas, people, and accomplishments that have influenced the development of healing. While it examines and celebrates human ingenuity's most hallowed ground, it is not a history per se of medicine - it is equally concerned with our current climate, and it is... Read more >
Nano-Hype
Nano-Hype
Written by David M. Berube
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591023517
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Nano-Hype

Written by David M. Berube


Format: Hardcover, 521 pages
On Sale: December 30, 2005
Price: $28.99

Nanotechnology, the science of molecular engineering at the atomic scale, has captured the popular imagination. From movies to TV series to video games, utopian fantasies and horror scenarios involving nanotechnology have become a staple of the entertainment industry. The hyperbole surrounding this new technology comes not only from the media but... Read more >
Technology And Science in the Industrializing Nations 1500-1914
Technology And Science in the Industrializing Nations 1500-1914
Written by Eric Dorn Brose
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591023678
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Technology And Science in the Industrializing Nations 1500-1914
Control Of Nature
Written by Eric Dorn Brose


Format: Trade Paperback, 133 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2005
Price: $25.99

In this revised, expanded edition of his critically acclaimed book, Eric Dorn Brose weaves a fabric from three histories that, until now, have been thought of as mutually exclusive. The history of technology, the history of science, and the history of economic development leading to the Industrial Revolution have been written... Read more >
The Google Story
The Google Story
Written by David A. Vise and Mark Malseed, Read by Stephen Hoye
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781415929698
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The Google Story

Written by David A. Vise and Mark Malseed
Read by Stephen Hoye


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 29, 2005
Price: $20.00

"Here is the story behind one of the most remarkable Internet successes of our time. Based on scrupulous research and extraordinary access to Google, the book takes you inside the creation and growth of a company whose name is a favorite brand and a standard verb recognized around the world. Its... Read more >
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