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  • The Wuhan Cover-Up

    And the Terrifying Bioweapons Arms Race

    Series series Children’s Health Defense
    “RFK Jr. exposes the decades of lies.”—Luc Montagnier, Nobel laureateFrom the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestselling author of The Real Anthony Fauci comes an explosive exposé of the cover-up behind the true origins of COVID-19.“Gain-of-function” experiments are often conducted to deliberately develop highly virulent, easily transmissible pathogens for t. ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • The Knowledge

    How to Rebuild Civilization in the Aftermath of a Cataclysm

    How would you go about rebuilding a technological society from scratch?If our technological society collapsed tomorrow what would be the one book you would want to press into the hands of the postapocalyptic survivors? What crucial knowledge would they need to survive in the immediate aftermath and to rebuild civilization as quickly as possible?Human knowledge is collective, distributed across the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $9.99 USD

  • Mercedes-Benz W113 Pagoda SL with buyer's guide and chassis number/data card explanation

    From the 230SL to the 280SL

    Series Book 2 - The iconic SL
    How did I improve my knowledge on the Mercedes Pagoda W113 SL? I wrote this book. For you, it will be easier, you just need to read it. Updated in April 2018, this 220-page guide walks you through the W113’s development and history of each model, explains chassis number and data card and comes with a comprehensive buyer's guide. Superb recent non-Daimler AG color photos highlight many features of ... Read more

    $9.95 USD

  • Aircraft

    The Definitive Visual History

    by DK ...
    Series series DK Definitive Transport Guides
    Take an action-included flight through the history of aircraft and discover the intrepid pioneers who made a dream realityUncover the engineering behind more than 800 aircraft models, from military jets to commercial planes. This visual history ebook captures the fascinating story of airplanes and aviation, and how their groundbreaking discovery has influenced the 21st Century.Inside the pages of ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • The Things We Make

    The Unknown History of Invention from Cathedrals to Soda Cans

    by Bill Hammack ...
    Discover the secret method used to build the world…For millennia, humans have used one simple method to solve problems. Whether it's planting crops, building skyscrapers, developing photographs, or designing the first microchip, all creators follow the same steps to engineer progress. But this powerful method, the "engineering method", is an all but hidden process that few of us have heard of—let ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Relics

    A History of the World Told in 133 Objects

    A fact-filled, illustrated exhibit of four billion years of history in 133 objects—from Pangaea to ancient Rome to Dracula’s home to the iPhone.This amazing book tells the story of our planet as you’ve never seen it before. The Mini Museum is a collection of treasures gathered from across space and time and shared by tens of thousands of people in more than 120 countries. Each item in the ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $1.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Cathedral, Forge, and Waterwheel

    Technology and Invention in the Middle Ages

    “A mine of information” on the surprising technological advances made in the Middle Ages, from the authors of Life in a Medieval City (Kirkus Reviews).“In their latest medieval study, the Gieses explode the myth that the Middle Ages were unconcerned with the empirical and demonstrate that the Renaissance itself was the outcome of gradual progress made over the previous thousand years . . . They ... Read more

    $14.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Enzo Ferrari (Movie Tie-in Edition)

    The Man and the Machine

    by Brock Yates ...
    The sweeping biography of the enigmatic racer and sports car mogul who built the Ferrari brand—the inspiration for the major motion picture Ferrari directed by Michael Mann—featuring a new foreword, epilogue, and photo insertGenius? Tyrant? Power broker? Enzo Ferrari is the impressively researched, fully detailed biography of one of the most powerful men of the twentieth century. Brock Yates ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Manager's Path

    A Guide for Tech Leaders Navigating Growth and Change

    Managing people is difficult wherever you work. But in the tech industry, where management is also a technical discipline, the learning curve can be brutal—especially when there are few tools, texts, and frameworks to help you. In this practical guide, author Camille Fournier (tech lead turned CTO) takes you through each stage in the journey from engineer to technical manager.From mentoring ... Read more

    $24.99 USD

  • Nuts and Bolts: Seven Small Inventions That Changed the World in a Big Way

    by Roma Agrawal ...
    **Shortlisted for the 2023 Royal Society Science Book PrizeA structural engineer examines the seven most basic building blocks of engineering that have shaped the modern world.**Some of humanity’s mightiest engineering achievements are small in scale—and, without them, the complex machinery on which our modern world runs would not exist. In Nuts and Bolts, structural engineer Roma Agrawal examines ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • Tesla: Wizard at War

    The Genius, the Particle Beam Weapon, and the Pursuit of Power

    by Marc Seifer ...
    In this revelatory new book, the author of the award-winning international bestseller Wizard: The Life & Times of Nikola Tesla delves deeper into the groundbreaking ideas and astonishing mind of one of the greatest geniuses of modern times . . .“In a few years hence, it will be possible for nations to fight without armies, ships or guns, by weapons far more terrible to the destructive action and ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Engineering in Plain Sight

    An Illustrated Field Guide to the Constructed Environment

    **Engineering in Plain Sight is a beautifully illustrated field guide with accessible explanations to nearly every part of the constructed world around us.Author Grady Hillhouse is the creator behind the popular YouTube channel Practical Engineering (over 3 million subscribers!) and this book is essentially 50 new episodes crammed between two covers.**Engineering in Plain Sight extends the field ... Read more

    $23.99 USD

  • Getting Started with Adafruit Trinket

    15 Projects with the Low-Cost AVR ATtiny85 Board

    by Mike Barela ...
    Arduino's ubiquity and simplicity has led to a gigantic surge in the use of microcontrollers to build programmable electronics project. Despite the low cost of Arduino, you're still committing about $30 worth of hardware every time you build a project that has an Arduino inside. This is where Adafruit's Trinket comes in. Arduino-compatible, one-third the price, and low-power, the Trinket lets you ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Blood in the Machine

    The Origins of the Rebellion Against Big Tech

    **The "gripping" (New Yorker) and "eye-opening" (New Scientist) true story of the first time machines came for human jobs—and how the Luddite uprising explains the power, threat, and toll of big tech and AI todayA New Yorker Best Book of 2023 •** Longlisted for the Financial Times Business Book of the Year • One of the New Yorker's "Best Books We Read This Week" • A Next Big Idea Book Club "Must ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Forensic Structural Engineering Handbook

    by Robert Ratay ...
    The Most Complete and Up-to-Date Resource on Forensic Structural EngineeringThoroughly revised and featuring contributions from leading experts, this definitive handbook offers comprehensive treatment of forensic structural engineering and expert witness delivery. From exploring the possible origins of errors, through investigating and analyzing failures, to working with the legal profession for ... Read more

    $113.99 USD

  • The Buffalo Creek Disaster

    How the survivors of one of the worst disasters in coal-mining history brought s uit against the coal company--and won

    The "suspenseful and completely absorbing story" (San Francisco Chronicle) of how survivors of the worst coal-mining disaster in history triumphed over corporate irresponsibility—written by the young lawyer who took on their case and won.One Saturday morning in February 1972, an impoundment dam owned by the Pittston Coal Company burst, sending a 130 million gallon, 25 foot tidal wave of water, ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Blue Death

    The Intriguing Past and Present Danger of the Water You Drink

    With the keen eyes of a scientist and the sensibilities of a seasoned writer, Dr. Robert Morris chronicles the fascinating and at times frightening story of our drinking water. His gripping narrative vividly recounts the epidemics that have shaken cities and nations, the scientists who reached into the invisible and emerged with controversial truths that would save millions of lives, and the ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Project Management for the Built Environment

    Study Notes

    by Low Sui Pheng ...
    Series series Management in the Built Environment
    This book presents the fundamentals of project management as applied in the built environment and more specifically for the construction industry. It presents the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK) using practical examples to show how various project management principles and concepts can be applied in practice. Providing study notes for students and aspiring project management ... Read more

    $58.99 USD

  • The Science of our Changing Planet

    From Global Warming to Sustainable Development

    by Tony Juniper ...
    Understand the science that explains what pressure our planet is under and how to take action.Using powerful, easy-to-grasp graphics, this ebook cuts through the noise and gets straight to the most up-to-date facts on climate change, overpopulation, pollution, overconsumption, pandemics, and much more.Tony Juniper distills wide-ranging, heart-stopping research into one reliable and eye-opening ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Liftoff

    Elon Musk and the Desperate Early Days That Launched SpaceX

    by Eric Berger ...
    “A colorful page-turner.” —Walter Isaacson, New York Times Book Review“As important a book on space as has ever been written.” —Homer Hickam, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Rocket BoysThe dramatic inside story of the historic flights that launched SpaceX—and Elon Musk—from a shaky start-up into the world’s leading-edge rocket company.SpaceX has enjoyed a miraculou... ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • From the River to the Sea

    The Untold Story of the Railroad War That Made the West

    by John Sedgwick ...
    “Riveting...A great read, full of colorful characters and outrageous confrontations back when the west was still wild.” —George R.R. MartinA propulsive and panoramic history of one of the most dramatic stories never told—the greatest railroad war of all time, fought by the daring leaders of the Santa Fe and the Rio Grande to seize, control, and create the American West.It is difficult to imagine ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Secret History of RDX

    The Super-Explosive that Helped Win World War II

    The noted historian offers “a compelling sociohistorical account of an often overlooked yet critical” WWII explosive twice as powerful as TNT (Choice).During the early years of World War II, American ships crossing the Atlantic were virtually defenseless against German U-boats. Bombs and torpedoes fitted with TNT barely dented the hulls of Axis naval vessels. Then, seemingly overnight, a top ... Read more

    $1.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Trapped Under the Sea

    One Engineering Marvel, Five Men, and a Disaster Ten Miles Into the Darkness

    by Neil Swidey ...
    The harrowing story of five men who were sent into a dark, airless, miles-long tunnel, hundreds of feet below the ocean, to do a nearly impossible job—with deadly resultsA quarter-century ago, Boston had the dirtiest harbor in America. The city had been dumping sewage into it for generations, coating the seafloor with a layer of “black mayonnaise.” Fisheries collapsed, wildlife fled, and locals ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Dreaming in Code

    Two Dozen Programmers, Three Years, 4,732 Bugs, and One Quest for Transcendent Software

    Their story takes us through a maze of dead ends and exhilarating breakthroughs as they and their colleagues wrestle not only with the abstraction of code but with the unpredictability of human behavior,especially their own. Along the way, we encounter black holes, turtles, snakes, dragons, axe-sharpening, and yak-shaving—and take a guided tour through the theories and methods, both brilliant and ... Read more

    $12.99 USD