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50 Gardening Projects for Kids
50 Gardening Projects for Kids
Hardcover      ISBN: 0831779411
Introduces gardening equipment and techniques, and provides instructions for fifty seasonal projects, from planting potatoes in the spring to growing a hyacinth for Christmas
Soul of a New Machine
Soul of a New Machine
Paperback      ISBN: 038071115x
Tracy Kidder's Pulitzer Prize winning phenomenon! From the bestselling author of House and Among Schoolchildren comes the astonishing true story of the "Hardy Boys" and "Microkids" of Data General Corporation--dedicated technological wizards who envisioned the impossible...then battled time, corporate intrigue and the odds to bring their dream to breathtaking lilfe. A momentous achievement, The Soul Of A New Machine is the epic an unforgettable human adventure--an enthralling celebration of the eternal spirit of American invention.
Digital McLuhan: A Guide to the Information Millennium
Digital McLuhan
A Guide to the Information Millennium
Hardcover      ISBN: 041519251x
The often prophetic social and scientific insights of Marshall McLuhan are laid bare in this biography of the man who coined the phrase "the medium is the message."
Things That Make Us Smart: Defending Human Attributes in the Age of the Machine
Things That Make Us Smart
Defending Human Attributes in the Age of the Machine
Paperback      ISBN: 0201626950
"In Things That Make Us Smart, Donald A. Norman explores the complex interaction between human thought and the technology it creates, arguing for the development of machines that fit our minds, rather"
The Unofficial Lego Builder's Guide
The Unofficial Lego Builder's Guide
Paperback      ISBN: 1593270542
Presents a guide to constructing toys, miniature buildings, and art projects with LEGOs, covering topics such as scale, bonding patterns, model designs, grids, mosaics, games, tools, and techniques.
Six Sigma: The Breakthrough Management Strategy Revolutionizing the World's Top Corporations
Six Sigma
The Breakthrough Management Strategy Revolutionizing the World's Top Corporations
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0385494378
The radical new approach to management touted by GE, Motorola, and Sony demonstrates how to establish a virtually defect-free production process as opposed to correcting mistakes after they happen. 50,000 first printing.
The Guinness Book of Aircraft: Records Facts and Feats
The Guinness Book of Aircraft
Records Facts and Feats
Hardcover      ISBN: 1558594191
Looks at all aspects of flight from the history, pioneers, and early craft of flying, to the development of rockets and spacecraft
Why Things Bite Back: Technology and the Revenge of Unintended Consequences
Why Things Bite Back
Technology and the Revenge of Unintended Consequences
Paperback      ISBN: 0679747567
A scientific historian takes a close-up look at the unexpected ramifications of technological development, examining the paradoxical, ironic consequences of the things we do to supposedly improve our lives. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.
The Physics of Baseball
The Physics of Baseball
3rd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0060084367
Combining sports trivia and science, a physicist discusses the scientific principles involved in pitching and hitting a baseball, looks at the properties of bats, describes the flight of a baseball, and features new sections on the neurophysiology of batting, ball constancy and elasticity over time, bat vibration, and the "sweet spot." Original.
The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century
The World Is Flat
A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century
Hardcover      ISBN: 0374292795
Offers a concise history of globalization, discussing a wide range of topics, from the September 11 terrorist attacks to the growth of the middle class in both China and India.