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Understanding Nanotechnology
Understanding Nanotechnology
Paperback      ISBN: 0446679569
Taken from the Greek, nano means "one billionth part of" a whole; or very, very small. Nanotechnology is the next step after miniaturization. This book explores the cutting edge of a new technology that will find usage in almost every single aspect of modern society.
Better Off: Flipping  The Switch On Technology
Better Off
Flipping The Switch On Technology
Paperback      ISBN: 0060570059
An MIT graduate working through an Institute program to study the effects of technology on society describes his year-long residence in a Mennonite-type community and recounts how his wife and he experienced reduced stress levels, weight loss, and overall life satisfaction throughout the course of their stay. Reader's Guide available. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
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.
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
The ESRI Guide To GIS Analysis: Spatial Measurements & Statistics
The ESRI Guide To GIS Analysis
Spatial Measurements & Statistics
Paperback      ISBN: 158948116x
The most commonly used spatial statistical tools are described in detail along with their applications in a range of disciplines, from crime analysis to habitat conservation. GIS users will learn how features are distributed, how to analyze the pattern created by the features, and how to determine the relationships between them.
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 Long Emergency: Surviving the End of Oil, Climate Change, and Other Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Century
The Long Emergency
Surviving the End of Oil, Climate Change, and Other Converging Catastrophes of the Twenty-First Century
Paperback      ISBN: 0802142494
In an apocalyptic vision of a post-oil future, the author of The Geography of Nowhere details the economic, political, and social changes of an unimaginable scale that can be expected after the tipping point of global peak oil production is passed. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
Herman Klein and the Gramophone: Being a Series of Essays on the Bel Canto
Herman Klein and the Gramophone
Being a Series of Essays on the Bel Canto
Hardcover      ISBN: 0931340187
From Klein's comments on early recordings that remain available today, the reader can get a glimpse of what legendary singers such as Patti and Lind sounded like more than a century ago. The essays of Herman Klein that appeared in The Gramophone from 1924 until 1934 are indispensable sources of information on the singers of the Golden Age.
Kinsey, Photographer
Kinsey, Photographer
Hardcover      ISBN: 0877012873
Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything
The Acceleration of Just About Everything
Paperback      ISBN: 067977548x
Presents a study of the human fascination with time from a psychological, biological, and cultural perspective, tracing the development of measuring time and exploring ways in which we try to stretch our allotted time.