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Ninety Percent of Everything: Inside Shipping, the Invisible Industry That Puts Clothes on Your Back, Gas in Your Car, and Food on Your Plate
Ninety Percent of Everything: Inside Shipping, the Invisible Industry That Puts Clothes on Your Back, Gas in Your Car, and Food on Your Plate
by Rose George
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On ship-tracking Web sites, the waters are black with dots. Each dot is a ship; each ship is laden with boxes; each box is laden with goods. In postindustrial economies, we no longer produce but buy, and so we must ship. Without shipping there would be... (read more)

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The Aviators: Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight
The Aviators: Eddie Rickenbacker, Jimmy Doolittle, Charles Lindbergh, and the Epic Age of Flight
by Winston Groom
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Future Tech: Innovations in Transportation
Future Tech: Innovations in Transportation
by Paul Schilperoord
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From Leonardo da Vinci's fantastic visions, to Richard Branson's plans to offer commercial space travel by 2010, visionaries and entrepreneurs have long dreamed of how we will travel in the future. Future Tech: Innovations in Transportation is a... (read more)

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Straight on Till Morning: The Life of Beryl Markham
Straight on Till Morning: The Life of Beryl Markham
by Mary S Lovell
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Born in England and raised in Kenya, Beryl Markham was a notorious beauty. She trained race horses and had scandalous affairs, but she is most remembered for being a pioneering aviatrix. She became the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean and the... (read more)

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Space Development and Cooperation Among All Pacific Basin Countries; Proceedings.
Space Development and Cooperation Among All Pacific Basin Countries; Proceedings.
by Peter M. Bainum Et Al
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These 31 technical papers from the November 2001 conference in Pasadena, California address the following topics: astrodynamics, guidance and control (including space robotics and ground operations); space communications; satellite remote sensing... (read more)

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My Kind of Transit: Rethinking Public Transportation in America (Center for American Places - My Kind of . . .)
My Kind of Transit: Rethinking Public Transportation in America (Center for American Places - My Kind of . . .)
by Darrin Nordahl
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Dozens of indigenous fruits, vegetables, nuts, and game animals are waiting to be rediscovered by American epicures, and Appalachia stocks the largest pantry with an abundance of delectable flavors. In Eating Appalachia, Darrin Nordahl looks at the... (read more)

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Earth and Science; Proceedings. (CD-rom).
Earth and Science; Proceedings. (CD-rom).
by Gangbing Song And Ramesh B. Malla.
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These proceedings presented on CD-ROM consist of 357 papers from the Twelfth American Society of Civil Engineers Aerospace Division International Conference on Engineering, Science, Construction, and Operations in Challenging Environments and the... (read more)

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Innovation in Aeronautics
Innovation in Aeronautics
by Trevor M. Young And Mike Hirst.
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Aerospace engineering is a very competitive environment and yet highly regulated, so innovation and change, while essential, must be carefully managed. The editors and contributors look at aircraft engineering in terms of how innovation is promoted or... (read more)

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Grid Integration of Electric Vehicles in Open Electricity Markets
Grid Integration of Electric Vehicles in Open Electricity Markets
by Qiuwei Wu.
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Presenting the policy drivers, benefits and challenges for grid integration of electric vehicles (EVs) in the open electricity market environment, this book provides a comprehensive overview of existing electricity markets and demonstrates how EVs are... (read more)

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10th International Conference on Turbochargers and Turbocharging: 15-16 May 2012, Savoy Place, London
10th International Conference on Turbochargers and Turbocharging: 15-16 May 2012, Savoy Place, London
by Uk). International Conference On Turbochargers And Turbocharging (10th: 2012: London
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The current emission legislation and environmental trends for reducing CO2 and fuel consumption are the major market forces in the transport (land and marine) and industry sectors. In these market sectors the internal combustion engine is the key product... (read more)

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The Quotable Henry Ford
The Quotable Henry Ford
by Michele Wehrwein Albion.
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Brilliant businessman, successful entrepreneur, pioneer of the low-price, mass-produced motor vehicle, and profoundly important to twentieth-century American life, Henry Ford was also a character of little-known but surprising contradictions. He sported... (read more)

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An English-Irish Lexicon of Scientific and Technological Space-Related Terminology
An English-Irish Lexicon of Scientific and Technological Space-Related Terminology
by Susan M. P. Mckenna-lawlor And Damien
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This unique lexicon features over 3,500 astronautical terms, listed alphabetically in English, with their Irish translation. It is a stand-alone edition based on a 20-language lexicon prepared by the International Academy of Astronautics on the occasion... (read more)

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Advanced Avionics Handbook: FAA-H-8083-6
Advanced Avionics Handbook: FAA-H-8083-6
by Federal Aviation Administration.
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The Federal Aviation Administrations Advanced Avionics Handbook is a critical tool for anyone seriously interested in flying modern airplanes. As modern technology continues to revolutionize the science of flight, it is the responsibility of every pilot,... (read more)

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Assessment of Fuel Economy Technologies for Light-Duty Vehicles
Assessment of Fuel Economy Technologies for Light-Duty Vehicles
by Committee On The Assessment Of Technologies For Improving Light-duty Vehicle Fuel Economy Et Al.
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The Committee consulted published literature and spoke with professionals in the automobile and fuel businesses and regulatory agencies around the world to satisfy a 2007 request from the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to update... (read more)

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The Nation's Hangar: Aircraft Treasures of the Smithsonian
The Nation's Hangar: Aircraft Treasures of the Smithsonian
by F. Robert. Van Der Linden
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The Nation's Hangar: Aircraft Treasures of the Smithsonian offers a fascinating textual and visual history of civilian, military, and commercial aviation from the earliest balloon flights to today's most advanced aircraft. The Nation's Hangar charts the... (read more)

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Lighter Than Air: An Illustrated History of Balloons and Airships
Lighter Than Air: An Illustrated History of Balloons and Airships
by Tom Crouch
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This richly illustrated book chronicles lighter-than-air flight from Archimedes' discovery of the principle of buoyancy to the latest in sport balloons and plans for future airships. Far more than a timeline of events, Lighter Than Air focuses on the... (read more)

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Trailblazing Mars: NASA's Next Giant Leap
Trailblazing Mars: NASA's Next Giant Leap
by Pat. Duggins
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Fulfilling the dream as NASA prepares to send astronauts to Mars "Duggins gives you the how of the process along with the facts. Who knows what trails this book will help blaze. Read on."--Bill Nye the Science Guy® and vice president of The... (read more)

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From Space to Earth: The Laboratory and Marketplace
From Space to Earth: The Laboratory and Marketplace
by Berndt Feuerbacher
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Fifty years have changed our view of space. The spin-off technologies from the world's space programs have an ever increasing influence on our daily lives. While early spaceflights were mainly nationalistic demonstrations of power, today a wide range of... (read more)

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Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas
Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas
by Sarah Schleuning And Ken Gross.
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A sensuously designed showcase of covetable concept or limited-edition cars by the best American and European manufacturers. Dream Cars presents some of the world's most breathtaking concept cars built between 1934 and 2001, a series of visionary designs... (read more)

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Cape Canaveral: America's Spaceport
Cape Canaveral: America's Spaceport
by Donald D. Spencer
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Read the compelling story behind Americas half-century space exploration. Through 318 images, see how the space program transformed Cape Canaveral from a traditional citrus production and tourist area into the world's most influential high-tech space... (read more)

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