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Anvils in America
Anvils in America
by Richard A. Postman
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Hailed as the definitive resource and standard reference book for blacksmiths, anvil collectors, and anyone interested in historical tools, Richard Postman's Anvils in America is the culmination of 15 years of meticulous research. In 1982, while... (read more)

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Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion
Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion
by Sam Harris
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For the millions of Americans who want spirituality without religion, Sam Harrisand#8217;s new book is a guide to meditation as a rational spiritual practice informed by neuroscience and psychology.andlt;brandgt;andlt;brandgt;From multiple andlt;Iandgt... (read more)

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How We Got to Now Signed Edition
How We Got to Now Signed Edition
by Steven Johnson
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“Mr. Johnson, who knows a thing or two about the history of science, is a first-rate storyteller.” The New York... (read more)

Available October 8, 2014
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Love and Math: The Heart of Hidden Reality
Love and Math: The Heart of Hidden Reality
by Edward Frenkel
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What if you had to take an art class in which you were only taught how to paint a fence? What if you were never shown the paintings of van Gogh and Picasso, werent even told they existed? Alas, this is how math is taught, and so for most of us it becomes... (read more)

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Make: Rockets: Down-To-Earth Rocket Science
Make: Rockets: Down-To-Earth Rocket Science
by Mike Westerfield
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This book teaches the reader to build rockets--powered by compressed air, water, and solid propellant--with the maximum possible fun, safety, and educational experience. Make: Rockets is for all the science geeks who look at the moon and try to figure... (read more)

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Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think
Abundance: The Future Is Better Than You Think
by Peter H. Diamandis
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The andlt;Iandgt;New York Times andlt;/Iandgt;bestselling and#8220;manifesto for the future that is grounded in practical solutions addressing the worldand#8217;s most pressing concerns: overpopulation, food, water, energy, education, health care and... (read more)

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The Bloomsbury Companion to the Philosophy of Science (Bloomsbury Companions)
The Bloomsbury Companion to the Philosophy of Science (Bloomsbury Companions)
by Steven French
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The Bloomsbury Companion to the Philosophy of Science presents a practical and up-to-date research resource to the philosophy of science.Addressing fundamental questions asked by discipline - areas that have continued to attract interest historically, as... (read more)

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A Deadly Wandering: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention
A Deadly Wandering: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention
by Matt Richtel
About the Author
Matt Richtel is a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times technology journalist and novelist. He is the author of two previous critically acclaimed novels, Hooked and Devil's Plaything, and his fiction, like his journalism, focuses on the impact of... (read more)

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Getting Started with Sensors: Measure the World with Electronics, Arduino, and Raspberry Pi
Getting Started with Sensors: Measure the World with Electronics, Arduino, and Raspberry Pi
by Tero Karvinen
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To build electronic projects that can sense the physical world, you need to build circuits based around sensors: electronic components that react to physical phenomena by sending an electrical signal. Even with only basic electronic components, you can... (read more)

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Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion
Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion
by Sam Harris
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For the millions of Americans who want spirituality without religion, Sam Harris’s new book is a guide to meditation as a rational spiritual practice informed by neuroscience and psychology. From multiple New York Times bestselling author... (read more)

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Whatever Happened to the Metric System?: How America Kept Its Feet
Whatever Happened to the Metric System?: How America Kept Its Feet
by John Bemelmans Marciano
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The American standard system of measurement is a unique and odd thing to behold with its esoteric, inconsistent standards: twelve inches in a foot, three feet in a yard, sixteen ounces in a pound, one hundred pennies to the dollar. For something as... (read more)

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Nanotechnologies for Synthetic Super Non-Wetting Surfaces (Focus)
Nanotechnologies for Synthetic Super Non-Wetting Surfaces (Focus)
by Vincent Senez
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Texturing surfaces at micro- and/or nano-scales modifies the interactions of liquids and solids. This book is a summary of the state of the art concerning the development and use of micro/nano-technologies for the design of synthetic liquid repellent... (read more)

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Mars Up Close: Inside the Curiosity Mission
Mars Up Close: Inside the Curiosity Mission
by Marc Kaufman
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MARC KAUFMAN writes about NASA and space science for NationalGeographic.com/NewsWatch and The Washington Post, where he was a reporter on the national staff for 10 years. Kirkus listed his previous book, First Contact, as one of the best nonfiction... (read more)

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Project Planning and Management for Ecological Restoration (Science and Practice of Ecological Restoration)
Project Planning and Management for Ecological Restoration (Science and Practice of Ecological Restoration)
by John Rieger
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Concern over climate change and the ongoing challenges of managing natural lands have made the field of ecological restoration a growing focus in the agendas of national and international conservation organizations, including the United Nations. The... (read more)

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Gravity Does Not Exist: A Puzzle for the 21st Century
Gravity Does Not Exist: A Puzzle for the 21st Century
by Vincent Icke
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Every scientific fact begins as an opinion about the unknown—a theory—that becomes fact as evidence piles up to support it. But what if two theories exist that correspond perfectly to observed phenomena and they cannot be reconciled with each... (read more)

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The Science Delusion: Asking the Big Questions in a Culture of Easy Answers
The Science Delusion: Asking the Big Questions in a Culture of Easy Answers
by Curtis White
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One of our most brilliant social critics—and the author of the bestselling The Middle Mind—presents a scathing critique of the “delusions” of science alongside a rousing defense of the role of art and philosophy in our... (read more)

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An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist
An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist
by Richard Dawkins
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“Dawkins proves that today he is still an extraordinary thinker, and one who has made an enormous contribution to understanding human nature. This memoir is a fascinating account of one mans attempt to find answers to some of the most difficult... (read more)

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Project Planning and Management for Ecological Restoration (Science and Practice of Ecological Restoration)
Project Planning and Management for Ecological Restoration (Science and Practice of Ecological Restoration)
by John Rieger
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Concern over climate change and the ongoing challenges of managing natural lands have made the field of ecological restoration a growing focus in the agendas of national and international conservation organizations, including the United Nations. The... (read more)

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It Started with Copernicus: Vital Questions about Science
It Started with Copernicus: Vital Questions about Science
by Keith Parsons
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A unique approach to the philosophy of science that focuses on the liveliest and most important controversies surrounding science Is science more rational or objective than any other intellectual endeavor? Are scientific theories accurate depictions of... (read more)

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Piezoelectric Cantilevered Structures: Modeling, Control and Estimation Aspects (Microtechnology and Mems)
Piezoelectric Cantilevered Structures: Modeling, Control and Estimation Aspects (Microtechnology and Mems)
by Micky Rakotondrabe
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This book reflects new developments in the modeling and control of piezoelectric cantilevers. The main nonlinearities (hysteresis and creep) of these actuators are explained from a physical point of view and introduced into the modeling through operators... (read more)

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