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Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words

Randall Munroe · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 61
Format: Print book

Have you ever tried to learn more about some incredible thing, only to be frustrated by incomprehensible jargon? Randall Munroe is here to help. In Thing Explainer, he uses line drawings and only the thousand (or, rather, "ten hundred") most common words to provide...
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U.S. Immigration Made Easy

Ilona Bray J.D. · NOLO
Pages: 688
Format: Print book

Many people have misconceptions about the complex tangle that is U.S. immigration law. Even a prospective immigrant with simple questions about who is eligible to come to the U.S. on a permanent or temporary basis will find the rules hard to interpret, and even harder to act upon. U.S....
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The Complete Book of Locks and Locksmithing, Seventh Edition

Bill Phillips · McGraw-Hill Education
Pages: 672
Format: Print book

The most current and comprehensive resource available on locksmithing - fully updated to reflect the latest technologies

The Complete Book of Locks and Locksmithing, Seventh Edition, offers complete, up-to-date information on locks and keys -- from old-fashioned designs to modern...

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Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World

Mark Miodownik · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Bestseller An eye-opening adventure deep inside the everyday materials that surround us, packed with surprising stories and fascinating science Why is glass see-through? What makes elastic stretchy? Why does a paper clip bend? Why does any material look and behave the way it does?...
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Encyclopedia of Electronic Components Volume 2: Diodes, Transistors, Chips, Light, Heat, and Sound Emitters

Charles Platt · Make
Pages: 300
Format: Paperback

Want to know how to use an electronic component? This second book of a three-volume set includes key information on electronics parts for your projects--complete with photographs, schematics, and diagrams. You'll learn what each one does, how it works, why it's useful, and what...
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101 Law Forms for Personal Use

Nolo Editors · NOLO
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

Reliable legal forms for common personal and family transactions At one time or another, we all need to get an agreement in writing. But where to start? 101 Law Forms for Personal Use makes it easy to create legal agreements and organize essential information. The plain-English instructions...
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How to Make Patent Drawings: Save Thousands of Dollars and Do It With a Camera and Computer!

Jack Lo · NOLO; Seventh edition
Format: Paperback

Save on patent drafting by doing it yourself! If you're trying to patent your invention, you know need a drawing to complete your USPTO application. Professional patent drafters charge per sheet for their patent drawing services and it can cost you hundreds of dollars. But with How to Make...
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Nolo's Patents for Beginners: Quick & Legal

David Pressman Attorney · NOLO
Pages: 296
Format: Paperback

A brilliantly clear and up-to-date patent guide Patent law is changing, and this bestselling primer on patent law has up-to-date information on the America Invents Act, the most important change to American patent law in two centuries. Packed with detailed information, Nolo's Patents...
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Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

Margot Lee Shetterly · William Morrow & Company
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

The #1 New York Times bestseller

The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America's greatest achievements in space. Soon to be a major motion picture starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monae, Kirsten...

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Illusion of Justice: Inside Making a Murderer and America's Broken System

Jerome F Buting · Harper
Pages: 339
Format: Hardcover

Interweaving his account of the Steven Avery trial at the heart of Making a Murderer with other high profile cases from his criminal defense career, attorney Jerome F. Buting explains the flaws in America's criminal justice system and lays out a provocative, persuasive blue-print for reform.

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Nolo's Encyclopedia of Everyday Law: Answers to Your Most Frequently Asked Legal Questions

Shae Irving · Ingram Pub Services
Pages: 496
Format: Paperback

Everything you wanted to know about the law, but couldn't afford to ask. How do I get a collection agency to stop harassing me? If I work 50 hours a week, shouldn't I be getting overtime? My new car is a lemon -- what can I do? Like it or not, the law affects practically every...
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