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  • Free to Make: How the Maker Movement is Changing Our Schools, Our Jobs, and Our Minds
    Views : 159
    Pages : 336

    by: Ariane Conrad Dale Dougherty

    Publisher: pNorth Atlantic Books

    Book Description

    The story behind modern tinkerers, inventors, and creators of all sorts of good stuff.

    In a consumer culture, people are often passive, purchasing items that they may or may not need and becoming defined by what they own. However, a new m ... more

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    2016-09-27

    ISBN-10: 1623170745

    ISBN-13: 9781623170745

    Language: English

  • The Story of the World in 100 Species
    Views : 200
    Pages : 416

    by: Christopher Lloyd Andy Forshaw

    Publisher: pBloomsbury Publishing

    Book Description

    An encyclopedic history of the emergence of life on Earth that “traces the history of life from the dawn of evolution to the present day through the lens of one hundred living things that have changed the world.”

    Lloyd (What on Ear ... more

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    2016-09-27

    ISBN-10: 1408876388

    ISBN-13: 9781408876381

    Language: English

  • Time Travel: A History
    Views : 117
    Pages : 352

    by: James Gleick

    Publisher: pPantheon

    Book Description

    A kaleidoscopic look at the concept of time travel.

    In his latest book, award-winning author Gleick (The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood, 2011, etc.) turns his meticulous attention to the idea of time travel, among the t ... more

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    2016-09-27

    ISBN-10: 0307908798

    ISBN-13: 9780307908797

    Language: English

  • Giants of the Lost World: Dinosaurs and Other Extinct Monsters of South America
    Views : 99
    Pages : 192

    by: Donald R. Prothero

    Publisher: pSmithsonian Books

    Book Description

    A remote island inhabited by creatures unknown to science is a hoary sci-fi scenario that bears some relation to reality, according to this enthusiastic, somewhat scattershot history of life on a vast, isolated island-continent: South America.< ... more

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    2016-10-04

    ISBN-10: 1588345734

    ISBN-13: 9781588345738

    Language: English

  • Big Data: Does Size Matter? (Bloomsbury Sigma)
    Views : 159
    Pages : 304

    by: Timandra Harkness

    Publisher: pBloomsbury Sigma

    Book Description

    A pleasing excursion into the daunting terrain of computer-driven information.

    British comedian and writer Harkness debuts with an anecdote-laden account of our propensity for making a data set out of anything that can be turned into ... more

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    2016-07-12

    ISBN-10: 1472920058

    ISBN-13: 9781472920058

    Language: English

  • The Gardener and the Carpenter: What the New Science of Child Development Tells Us About the Relationship Between Parents and Children
    Views : 160
    Pages : 320

    by: Alison Gopnik

    Publisher: pFarrar, Straus and Giroux

    Book Description

    An internationally recognized leader in the field of childhood learning debunks the concept of “good parenting.”

    Gopnik (Psychology and Philosophy/Univ. of California; The Philosophical Baby: What Children's Minds Tell Us abo ... more

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    2016-08-09

    ISBN-10: 0374229708

    ISBN-13: 9780374229702

    Language: English

  • Breathe to Heal: Break Free From Asthma (Learn Buteyko) (Breathing Normalization)
    Views : 49
    Pages : 274

    by: Sasha Yakovleva K.P. Buteyko A.E. Novozhilov

    Publisher: pCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

    Book Description

    A collective of medical and holistic professionals advocates a drug-free treatment for asthma sufferers.  

    The collaborative effort of journalist and holistic practitioner Yakovleva (Breathing Exercise Buteyko Logbook ... more

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    2016-08-16

    ISBN-10: 1537126601

    ISBN-13: 9781537126609

    Language: English