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Build Your Own Underwater Robot: And Other Wet Projects
Build Your Own Underwater Robot: And Other Wet Projects
by Harry Bohm and Vickie Jensen
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Build Your Own Underwater Robot introduces the excitement and technology of underwater exploration. It presents clear, well-illustrated projects — from underwater robots (ROVs) and gliders to diving bells and model habitats. All are constructed... (read more)

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Ignition Handbook
Ignition Handbook
by Vytenis Babrauskas
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This hefty reference encompasses the field of ignition (or, using an older term, inflammation) of unwanted fires. Emphasis is on the practical aspects of determining causes of fires, with the theoretical underpinnings summarized in a way that should... (read more)

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Underwater Robotics: Science, Design & Fabrication
Underwater Robotics: Science, Design & Fabrication
by Dr. Steven W. Moore and Harry Bohm and Vickie Jensen
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This textbook is written for advanced high school classes, college and university entry-level courses, and the underwater technology enthusiast. Each chapter begins with a true scenario that sets the stage for the ocean science, physics, math... (read more)

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Some Turtles Have Nice Shells
Some Turtles Have Nice Shells
by Roger Beck
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A book on handmade housetrucks and housebuses. This soft cover book is a collection of over 390 exterior and interior photographs, with descriptions and comments by this Oregon author. Includes construction sections showing the building of a housetruck... (read more)

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The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch
The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch
by Lewis Dartnell
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How would you go about rebuilding a technological society from scratch? If our technological society collapsed tomorrow, perhaps from a viral pandemic or catastrophic asteroid impact, what would be the one book you would want to press into the hands of... (read more)

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Doolin's Trouble Shooters Bible: Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, Heat Pumps, Heating, 5th Edition
Doolin's Trouble Shooters Bible: Air Conditioning, Refrigeration, Heat Pumps, Heating, 5th Edition
by Doolco Inc.
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More than 200,000 servicemen own the Doolin's Trouble Shooters Bible. Hundreds of trade schools and community colleges use this book in their training programs. This book rides service trucks, is the shop manual of the trade and is used extensively by... (read more)

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Rifling Machines & Methods
Rifling Machines & Methods
by Clifford F Labounty
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"After a page and half of describing the contents of the book, the reviewer concludes: "While this book was not intended for the forensic firearm examiner, it contains a great deal of information that is significant to the examiner.....This book will be... (read more)

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Metal Casting: A Sand Casting Manual for the Small Foundry Vol. 1
Metal Casting: A Sand Casting Manual for the Small Foundry Vol. 1
by Stephen Chastain
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Cast Metal in Sand Molds Using Your Own Backyard Foundry! Learn how to cast metal in sand molds using simple techniques and readily available materials. Steve Chastain, a Mechanical and Materials Engineer, shows the beginner how to make a sand mold and... (read more)

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Making Pure Corn Whiskey: A Professional Guide For Amateur And Micro Distillers, 2nd Edition
Making Pure Corn Whiskey: A Professional Guide For Amateur And Micro Distillers, 2nd Edition
by Ian Smiley
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A comprehensive home-distilling book that specifically addresses the small-scale production of whiskey. Every aspect of how fresh grain is transformed into whiskey is detailed, with easy and inexpensive methods of fabricating the equipment and precise... (read more)

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Better Off: Flipping the Switch on Technology
Better Off: Flipping the Switch on Technology
by Eric Brende
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What happens when a graduate of MIT, the bastion of technological advancement, and his bride move to a community so primitive in its technology that even Amish groups consider it antiquated? Eric Brende conceives a real-life experiment: to see if, in... (read more)

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Metal Casting: A Sand Casting Manual for the Small Foundry Vol. 2
Metal Casting: A Sand Casting Manual for the Small Foundry Vol. 2
by Stephen Chastain
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Cast Metal in Sand Molds Using Your Own Backyard Foundry! Part 2 of the Sand Casting Manual continues by describing more advanced techniques. Using non-technical terms, Steve Chastain, a mechanical and materials engineer shows you how to cast metal... (read more)

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Caffeinated: How Our Daily Habit Helps, Hurts, and Hooks Us
Caffeinated: How Our Daily Habit Helps, Hurts, and Hooks Us
by Murray Carpenter
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The additive that flows under the radar The most popular drug in America is a white powder. No, not that powder. This is caffeine in its most essential state. And Caffeinated reveals the little-known truth about this addictive, largely unregulated drug... (read more)

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Proof: The Science of Booze
Proof: The Science of Booze
by Adam Rogers
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Drinking gets a lot more interesting when you know whats actually inside your glass of microbrewed ale, single-malt whisky, or Napa Cabernet Sauvignon. All of them begin with fermentation, where a fungus called yeast binges on sugar molecules and poops... (read more)

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Pale Blue Dot : a Vision of the Human Future in Space (94 Edition)
Pale Blue Dot : a Vision of the Human Future in Space (94 Edition)
by Carl Sagan
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Enchanted Objects: Design, Human Desire, and the Internet of Things
Enchanted Objects: Design, Human Desire, and the Internet of Things
by David Rose
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From entrepreneur and MIT Media Lab scientist, David Rose, a sweeping, optimistic vision for a future where everyday objects have been transformed into connected devices that channel our deepest human desires and improve our homes, offices, and public... (read more)

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Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now
Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now
by Douglas Rushkoff
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People spent the twentieth century obsessed with the future. We created technologies that would help connect us faster, gather news, map the planet, and compile knowledge. We strove for an instantaneous network where time and space could be compressed... (read more)

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The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies
The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies
by Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee
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As we become more technologically advanced as a society, challenges such as job loss and failing industries are inevitable. In The Second Machine Age, a compelling case is made for shifting our policies toward preparing for technological progress and... (read more)

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The Right Stuff
The Right Stuff
by Tom Wolfe
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From "Americas nerviest journalist" (Newsweek)--a breath-taking epic, a magnificent adventure story, and an investigation into the true heroism and courage of the first Americans to conquer space. "Tom Wolfe at his very best" (The New York Times Book... (read more)

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Normal Accidents: Living With High Risk Technologies (Princeton Paperbacks)
Normal Accidents: Living With High Risk Technologies (Princeton Paperbacks)
by Charles Perrow
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Normal Accidents analyzes the social side of technological risk. Charles Perrow argues that the conventional engineering approach to ensuring safety--building in more warnings and safeguards--fails because systems complexity makes failures inevitable. He... (read more)

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The Book of Five Rings
The Book of Five Rings
by Miyamoto Musashi
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Since the publication of its first English translation in 1974, "The Book of Five Rings" has become an underground classic in the American business community, where it is studied as a text on Japanese management techniques. Here are timeless principles... (read more)

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