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Godel Escher Bach an Eternal Golden Braid
Godel Escher Bach an Eternal Golden Braid
by Douglas Hofstadter
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This groundbreaking Pulitzer Prize-winning book sets the standard for interdisciplinary writing, exploring the patterns and symbols in the thinking of mathematician Kurt Godel, artist M.C. Escher, and composer Johann Sebastian Bach.... (read more)

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Dinosaurs and Other Mesozoic Reptiles of California
Dinosaurs and Other Mesozoic Reptiles of California
by Richard P Hilton
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In a lively and accessible style, Hilton chronicles the discoveries of reptile fossils in California over the last 100 years by professionals and amateurs. This, combined with fossil descriptions, summaries of the various periods of the Mesozoic era and... (read more)

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A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes
A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes
by Stephen W. Hawking
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Stephen Hawking has earned a reputation as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. In this landmark volume, Professor Hawking shares his blazing intellect with nonscientists everywhere, guiding us expertly to confront the supreme... (read more)

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Diamond: A Journey to the Heart of an Obsession
Diamond: A Journey to the Heart of an Obsession
by Matthew Hart
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On a hot morning in May, 1999, three garimpeiros (small-scale miners) found a large pink diamond in the muddy waters of the Abaete River in Brazil, a discovery that captivated the entire diamond trade. Beginning with this dramatic and revealing tale... (read more)

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Moonlighting on the Internet
Moonlighting on the Internet
by Yanik Silver
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Turn the Internet Into Your Money Machine “Well-written, practical, useful, money-earning advice for anyone interested in using the internet to create an extra $500 to $5,000 a month. Yanik Silver, one of the internet's truly remarkable success... (read more)

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Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100
Physics of the Future: How Science Will Shape Human Destiny and Our Daily Lives by the Year 2100
by Michio Kaku
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A physicist speeds across space, time and everything in between showing that our elegant universeandmdash;from the Higgs boson to antimatter to the most massive group of galaxiesandmdash;is shaped by hidden symmetries that have driven all our recent... (read more)

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Forgotten Algebra: A Self-Teaching Refresher Course (With the Optional Use of the Graphing Calculator) Third Edition
Forgotten Algebra: A Self-Teaching Refresher Course (With the Optional Use of the Graphing Calculator) Third Edition
by Barbara Lee Bleau
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This self-teaching brush-up course is designed for students who need more math background before taking calculus, or who are preparing for a standardized exam such as the GRE or GMAT.... (read more)

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Cataclysms on the Columbia
Cataclysms on the Columbia
by John Eliot Allen
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The formation of the Grand Coulee remained a mystery for many years, until J. Harlen Bretz set out to prove that the Columbia River basin was the site of huge floods 15,000 years ago that covered 16,000 square miles to depths of hundreds of feet... (read more)

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Euclid in the Rainforest: Discovering Universal Truth in Logic and Math
Euclid in the Rainforest: Discovering Universal Truth in Logic and Math
by Joseph Mazur
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Like Douglas Hofstadterandrsquo;s Gandouml;del, Escher, Bach, and David Berlinskiandrsquo;s A Tour of the Calculus, Euclid in the Rainforest combines the literary with the mathematical to explore logicandmdash;the one indispensable tool in manandrsquo;s... (read more)

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Art & Physics
Art & Physics
by Leonard Shlain
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Art interprets the visible world, physics charts its unseen workings--making the two realms seem completely opposed. But in Art & Physics, Leonard Shlain tracks their breakthroughs side by side throughout history to reveal an astonishing correlation of... (read more)

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The Art of Raw Conversion: How to Produce Art-Quality Photos with Adobe Photoshop CS2 and Leading Raw Converters
The Art of Raw Conversion: How to Produce Art-Quality Photos with Adobe Photoshop CS2 and Leading Raw Converters
by Uwe Steinmueller
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The RAW file format used by digital cameras is essentially the raw data that a camera captures when it takes a photo. RAW files allow the digital photographer to edit and manipulate their photos with less data loss than in other file formats (such as... (read more)

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Mathematics: The Loss of Certainty
Mathematics: The Loss of Certainty
by Morris Kline
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Most intelligent people today still believe that mathematics is a body of unshakable truths about the physical world and that mathematical reasoning is exact and infallible. Mathematics: The Loss of Certainty refutes that myth.... (read more)

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In the Blast Zone: Catastrophe and Renewal on Mount St. Helens
In the Blast Zone: Catastrophe and Renewal on Mount St. Helens
by Charles Goodrich and Kathleen Dean Moore and Frederick J. Swanson
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As it erupted in 1980, Mount St. Helens captured the attention of the region, nation, and world, and it continues to fascinate us today — a constant reminder that we live in volcano country. In lucid prose and poetry by some of America's leading... (read more)

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Adobe Premiere Pro CC Classroom in a Book
Adobe Premiere Pro CC Classroom in a Book
by Adobe Creative Team
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The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Premiere Pro CC Classroom in a Book®, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, offers what no other book or training program does–an official training series... (read more)

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Kindle Fire: The Missing Manual
Kindle Fire: The Missing Manual
by Peter Meyers
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Enter a bright new world of entertainment with Amazons red hot tablet. This guide lights the way with lots of illustrations and step-by-step instructions for browsing the Web, emailing, playing games, and viewing books, movies, and magazines in blazing... (read more)

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The Weather Makers: How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth
The Weather Makers: How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth
by Tim Flannery
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Not only is paleontologist Flannery's urgent call to arms about global climate change fascinating and terrifying, it is also the most accessible book on the topic around. Flannery writes beautifully, clearly examining every angle of the debate... (read more)

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National Electrical Code 2011 Handbook (National Electrical Code Handbook)
National Electrical Code 2011 Handbook (National Electrical Code Handbook)
by Nfpa
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Get the expert support needed to comply efficiently, avoid violations, and keep electrical installations on track with the National Electrical Code? in this exclusive NEC? 2008 Handbook from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Only the... (read more)

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Age of Edison (13 Edition)
Age of Edison (13 Edition)
by Freeberg
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A sweeping history of the electric light revolution and the birth of modern America   The late nineteenth century was a period of explosive technological creativity, but more than any other invention, Thomas Edisons incandescent light bulb marked... (read more)

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iPhone 4 (Portable Genius)
iPhone 4 (Portable Genius)
by Paul McFedries
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The Genius is in. You don't have to be a genius to use the iPhone 4. But if you want to get the very most out of yours, put this savvy Portable Genius guide to work. Want to chat face to face using the new FaceTime video calling? Create movie... (read more)

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Quantum Field Theory in a Nutshell
Quantum Field Theory in a Nutshell
by Anthony Zee
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An esteemed researcher and acclaimed popular author takes up the challenge of providing a clear, relatively brief, and fully up-to-date introduction to one of the most vital but notoriously difficult subjects in theoretical physics. A quantum field... (read more)

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