Inventions
You Belong to the Universe: Buckminster Fuller and the Future
You Belong to the Universe
Buckminster Fuller and the Future
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 019933823x
Presents the life of the American architect, describing his invention of the geodesic dome and discussing how many of his ideas, which were dismissed during his lifetime, are more relevant today in a world with finite resources.
Zipper: An Exploration in Novelty
Zipper
An Exploration in Novelty
Paperback      ISBN: 0393313654
Recounts the invention of the zipper and describes how a useless technological novelty worked its way into daily life and took its place as one of the defining artifacts of the twentieth century