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The Amazing Weapons That Never Were: Robots, Flying Tanks & Other Machines of War

Gregory Benford

Between 1910 and 1970, scientists and military experts made hundreds of predictions in Popular Mechanics about the future of warfare. Some of those prophecies were downright nuts, while others veered eerily close to reality. This collection of vintage... (read more)


Biology
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Darwin's Ghosts: The Secret History of Evolution

Rebecca Stott

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK “[An] extraordinarily wide-ranging and engaging book [about] the men who shaped the work of Charles Darwin . . . a book that enriches our understanding of how the struggle to think new thoughts is shared across time... (read more)


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Octopus (Animal)

Richard Schweid

 Our relationship to the octopus dates back to prehistory, when the eight-armed animal was depicted on vases and found in stone carvings from ancient Greece. Now we appreciate them for their abilities as escape artists, with sophisticated camouflage... (read more)


Hobby Electronics
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Getting Started with Raspberry Pi

Matt Richardson

What can you do with the Raspberry Pi, a $35 computer the size of a credit card? All sorts of things! If youre learning how to program, or looking to build new electronic projects, this hands-on guide will show you just how valuable this flexible little... (read more)


Transportation
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Airstream Living

Bruce Littlefield

The versatility of the sleek metallic gems of Airstream has captured the imagination of a new generation. Paris Hilton used one to tour the country in The Simple Life. Designer Ralph Lauren owns four. Airstream Living explores these vehicles' many uses... (read more)


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Code Check Building 3rd Edition: An Illustrated Guide to the Building Codes (Code Check Building)

Douglas Hansen

This useful guide emphasizes life-safety principles underlying building codes. Designed for quick reference, this edition reflects the most up-to-date changes in the 2003 International Residential Code. Also cross-referenced to the Uniform Plumbing Code,... (read more)


Computers
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Star Trek: U.S.S. Enterprise: Haynes Manual

Ben Robinson

andlt;bandgt; andlt;BRandgt;The andlt;iandgt;U.S.S. Enterprise andlt;/iandgt;is without doubt the most famous starship in history. The vessels that have carried the name have saved the galaxy countless times and her captains, including Archer, Kirk, and... (read more)


New Arrivals
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How to Make a Zombie: The Real Life (and Death) Science of Reanimation and Mind Control

Frank Swain

The search for the means to control the bodies and minds of our fellow humans has been underway for millennia, from the sleep-inducing honeycombs that felled Pompey's army to the famous voodoo potions of Haiti. But recently, science has taken up the... (read more)


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