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Patents and Inventions


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The Fantastic Inventions of Nikola Tesla
The Fantastic Inventions of Nikola Tesla
by Nikola Tesla and David Hatcher Childress
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From the publishers that bring you such cherished yumminess as The Case for the Face, Who Killed Diana?, and Dark Moon comes this fine printing of some of Tesla's own writings along with additional material by David Hatcher Childress. Includes: The... (read more)

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My Inventions and Other Writings
My Inventions and Other Writings
by Nikola Tesla
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The fascinating autobiography of the legendary inventor behind the radio, wireless energy, robotics, and much more. Famous for his pioneering contributions to the electronic age, his lifelong feud with Thomas Edison, and his erratic behavior, Nikola... (read more)

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The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation
The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation
by Jon Gertner
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The definitive history of America's greatest incubator of technological innovation In this first full portrait of the legendary Bell Labs, journalist Jon Gertner takes readers behind one of the greatest collaborations between business and science in... (read more)

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Intro to Pattens Info (Information in Focus Series)
Intro to Pattens Info (Information in Focus Series)
by Stephen Van Dulken
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This guide was originally published to fill a clear need for a practicable and readable primer to patents as a source of technical information. The good response that it has received led to publishing a second, and now a third edition. It was originally... (read more)

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Patently Silly: From the Collapsible Walker to the Incinerating Toilet, the Craziest Inventions Ever Devised
Patently Silly: From the Collapsible Walker to the Incinerating Toilet, the Craziest Inventions Ever Devised
by Daniel Wright
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Someone very wise once said, "Necessity is the mother of invention."Patently Silly asks, "Who is the father?" Building on the international reputation of the eponymous Web site Patently Silly is what you get when a stand-up comedian earns an... (read more)

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Why God Won't Go Away: Brain Science and the Biology of Belief
Why God Won't Go Away: Brain Science and the Biology of Belief
by Andrew Newberg
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Researchers Newberg and d'Aquili explore both the mystery and biology of the enduring human need for God, ritual, religion, and spirituality. Based on a long-term investigation of brain function and behavior and on studies conducted using high-tech... (read more)

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Popular Mechanics Gadget Planet: 150 Gizmos & Inventions That Changed the World
Popular Mechanics Gadget Planet: 150 Gizmos & Inventions That Changed the World
by Popular Mechanics
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These gadgets changed the world! In 2011, Popular Mechanics gathered a panel of experts—esteemed inventors, designers, tech gurus, even a moonwalking astronaut—to create a definitive list of 101 gadgets that changed the course of... (read more)

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Patents: Ingenious Inventions: How They Work and How They Came to Be
Patents: Ingenious Inventions: How They Work and How They Came to Be
by Ben Ikenson
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Ingenious inventions - how they work and how they came to be.... (read more)

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Fabricated: The New World of 3D Printing
Fabricated: The New World of 3D Printing
by Hod Lipson
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What would you create if you had a machine that could make (almost) anything? Fabricated offers you practical and imaginative insight into the question, "How will 3D printing change my life?" This book is an informative and fast-paced exploration of 3D... (read more)

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Tesla: Man Out of Time
Tesla: Man Out of Time
by Margaret Cheney
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In Tesla: Man Out of Time, Margaret Cheney explores the brilliant and prescient mind of one of the twentieth century's greatest scientists and inventors. Called a madman by his enemies, a genius by others, and an enigma by nearly everyone, Nikola Tesla... (read more)

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Gadget Nation: A Journey Through the Eccentric World of Invention
Gadget Nation: A Journey Through the Eccentric World of Invention
by Steve Greenberg
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Americans love their gadgets, and Steve Greenberg, the “Innovation Insider,” pays tribute to the country's spirit of inventiveness. Featuring more than 100 quirky innovations, Gadget Nation is a fun and inspirational showcase of clever... (read more)

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Tesla: The Life and Times of an Electric Messiah
Tesla: The Life and Times of an Electric Messiah
by Nigel Cawthorne
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Despite being incredibly popular during his time, Nikola Tesla today remains largely overlooked among lists of the greatest inventors and scientists of the modern era.  This is a unique look at the life of an iconic historical figure.  Today... (read more)

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Dark Light: Electricity and Anxiety from the Telegraph to the X-Ray
Dark Light: Electricity and Anxiety from the Telegraph to the X-Ray
by Linda Simon
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A revelatory cultural history of electricity's introduction in the last half of the 19th century -- and our surprisingly strong resistance to it The modern world imagines that the invention of electricity was greeted with great enthusiasm. But in 1879... (read more)

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The Tinkerers: The Amateurs, Diyers, and Inventors Who Make America Great
The Tinkerers: The Amateurs, Diyers, and Inventors Who Make America Great
by Alec Foege
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From its earliest years, the United States was a nation of tinkerers: men and women who looked at the world around them and were able to create something genuinely new from what they saw. Guided by their innate curiosity, a desire to know how things work,... (read more)

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Laser: The Inventor, the Nobel Laureate, and the Thirty-Year Patent War
Laser: The Inventor, the Nobel Laureate, and the Thirty-Year Patent War
by Nick Taylor
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In 1957 Gordon Gould, then an obscure physicist and perennial graduate student, conceived one of the revolutionary inventions of the twentieth century -- the laser. But before he could submit a patent application, a prominent professor of physics whose... (read more)

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Menlo Park Reminiscences Volume 1 :Edison
Menlo Park Reminiscences Volume 1 :Edison
by Francis Jehl
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Reprints (with a new introduction) the 1937 Edison Institute edition. The memories are of Thomas Edison and his New Jersey Laboratory, written by a former laboratory assistant. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)... (read more)

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Getting Started in Electronics
Getting Started in Electronics
by Forrest M. Mims
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Practical Electronics for Inventors
Practical Electronics for Inventors
by Paul Scherz
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Patents, Copyrights, & Trademarks
Patents, Copyrights, & Trademarks
by Frank H Foster
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Thomas A. Edison Album
Thomas A. Edison Album
by Lawrence A. Frost
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 170-171) and index.... (read more)

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