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The New Way Things Work
The New Way Things Work
by David Macaulay
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Winner of the 1991 Caldecott Medal for Black and White, author-illustrator David Macaulay has more than demonstrated his playful humor, imagination, and technical know-how in over fifteen books for children. His greatest success so far, though,... (read more)

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The way things work
The way things work
by David Macaulay
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From levers to lasers, from cameras to computers, this 384-page volume is a remarkable overview of the machines and inventions that shape our lives, amusingly presented with a large dose of Macaulay's wit and personality.... (read more)

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Marshall Brain's More How Stuff Works
Marshall Brain's More How Stuff Works
by Marshall Brain
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Have you ever wondered. * How an ATM verifies your identification and account information and dispenses cash in a matter of seconds? * What, if anything, is able to escape from a black hole? * Why workplace surveillance is becoming more common? * Whether... (read more)

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Marshall Brain's How Stuff Works: How Much Does the Earth Weigh? (Marshall Brain's How Stuff Works)
Marshall Brain's How Stuff Works: How Much Does the Earth Weigh? (Marshall Brain's How Stuff Works)
by Howstuffworks
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Have you ever wondered... How many sheets of paper can be produced from a single tree? Why do FM radio stations end in an odd number? What causes a sonic boom? Where is the world's fastest computer located? If you've ever scratched your head and thought,... (read more)

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Dr. Joe and What You Didn't Know : 99 Fascinating Questions About the Chemistry of Everyday Life (03 Edition)
Dr. Joe and What You Didn't Know : 99 Fascinating Questions About the Chemistry of Everyday Life (03 Edition)
by Joe Schwarcz
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From Beethoven's connection to plumbing to why rotten eggs smell like sulfur, the technical explanations included in this scientific primer tackle 99 chemistry-related questions and provide answers designed to inform and entertain.... (read more)

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The Way Toys Work: The Science Behind the Magic 8 Ball, Etch a Sketch, Boomerang, and More
The Way Toys Work: The Science Behind the Magic 8 Ball, Etch a Sketch, Boomerang, and More
by Ed Sobey and Woody Sobey
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Profiling 50 of the world’s most popular playthings (including their history, trivia, and the technology involved) this guide uncovers the hidden science of toys. Discover how an Etch A Sketch writes on its gray screen, why a boomerang returns... (read more)

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Scientific American: How Things Work Today
Scientific American: How Things Work Today
by Michael Wright
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Biotechnology, computers, cell phones, and the Internet -- they're all having a major impact on our lives as the twenty-first century begins. Surrounded by today's array of new technologies, it is easy to feel overwhelmed and bewildered. For more than a... (read more)

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Machines in Motion
Machines in Motion
by Leonard Maunder
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This attractively illustrated book, written for the general reader, shows how man invents and designs machines and how, in turn, this improves our understanding of nature. Practically everyone depends on machines of one sort or another and they have... (read more)

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The Way science works.
The Way science works.
by Macmillan
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 288) and index.... (read more)

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The way things work book of the computer :an illustrated encyclopedia of information science, cybernetics, and data processing
The way things work book of the computer :an illustrated encyclopedia of information science, cybernetics, and data processing
by Simon & Schuster
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Translation and adaptation of Wie funktioniert das? Information, issued by the Bibliographisches Institut A.G., Mannheim.... (read more)

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How Things Work Today
How Things Work Today
by Michael Wright
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Roundabout: The Physics of Rotation in the Everyday World: Readings from "The Amateur Scientist" in Scientific American
Roundabout: The Physics of Rotation in the Everyday World: Readings from "The Amateur Scientist" in Scientific American
by Jearl Walker
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Mit Perry Detonation Indicator
Mit Perry Detonation Indicator
by Sperry Gyroscope Co
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Ingenious Mechanisms for Designers Volume 2
Ingenious Mechanisms for Designers Volume 2
by Franklin Jones
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Way Things Work
Way Things Work
by David Macaulay
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How it works, illustrated: everyday devices and mechanisms,
How it works, illustrated: everyday devices and mechanisms,
by Rudolf F Graf
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Ingenious Mechanisms for Designers 2 Volumes
Ingenious Mechanisms for Designers 2 Volumes
by Franklin D Jones
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Automatic Radio Direction Finders
Automatic Radio Direction Finders
by Sperry Gyroscope Co
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