The Grid

Author: Gretchen Bakke, Ph.D.
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
ISBN: 9781632865687
Size: 61.84 MB
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The Grid tells--entertainingly, perceptively--the story of what has been called "the largest machine in the world": its fascinating history, its problematic present, and its potential role in a brighter, cleaner future.

The Woodchipper Murder

Author: Arthur Herzog
Publisher: Arthur Herzog III
ISBN: 0595183549
Size: 66.35 MB
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" Helle Crafts was last seen on November 18, 1986. In the style of a brilliant detective novel, Arthur Herzog skillfully re-creates the hour-by-hour circumstantial details that inform this grisly true-crime narrative.

Murder Machine

Author: Gene Mustain
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101665882
Size: 16.58 MB
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Now complete with personal revelations of one of the key players, this is the savage story that leaves no corpse unturned in its terrifying telling. INCLUDES PHOTOGRAPHS From the Paperback edition.

The Turk

Author: Tom Standage
Publisher: Berkley Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780425190395
Size: 26.98 MB
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Describes the eighteenth-century invention by Wolfgang von Kempeden of the Turk, a mechanical man fashioned of wood, powered by clockwork, and capable of playing chess, examining the machine's remarkable career in light of the industrial ...

The Wars Of The Roosevelts

Author: William J. Mann
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062383353
Size: 74.92 MB
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For the first time, The Wars of the Roosevelts also includes the stories of Elliott’s daughter and grandchildren, and never-before-seen photographs from their archives.

They All Laughed

Author: Ira Flatow
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060924152
Size: 57.40 MB
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An enlightening and fun look at scientific discoveries and the often wacky and accidental ways in which they have led to some of the most important inventions--by award-winning journalist Ira Flatow.

The Age Of Daredevils

Author: Michael Clarkson
Publisher: Little a
ISBN: 9781503935419
Size: 70.94 MB
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By turns a family drama and an action-adventure story, The Age of Daredevils chronicles the lives of the men and women who devoted themselves to the extraordinary sport of jumping over Niagara Falls in a barrel--a death-defying gamble that ...


Author: Gordon Corera
ISBN: 9781681771540
Size: 73.80 MB
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The previously untold and previously highly classified story of the conflux of espionage and technology, with a compelling narrative rich with astonishing revelations taking readers from World War II to the internet age."