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Beyond Human: How Cutting-Edge Science Is Extending Our Lives

Eve Herold · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Never before in the history of medicine has mankind faced such hope and peril as those of us poised to embrace the radical medical technologies of today. Beyond Human examines the medical technologies taking shape at the nexus of computing, microelectronics, engineering, nanotechnology,...
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Everybody's Guide to Small Claims Court

Ralph Warner · Nolo
Pages: 424
Format: Paperback

Successfully present and win your small claims court case. Thorough preparation for your day in small claims court can make the difference between writing a check and receiving one, so get the only guide to small claims court that provides tips by former judges. Everybody's Guide...
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The Old Farmer's Almanac 2017: Special Anniversary Edition

Old Farmer'S Almanac. · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

What is 225 years old yet always of the moment? The Old Farmer's Almanac! America's oldest continuously published periodical, beloved by generations for being "useful, with a pleasant degree of humor," celebrates its unique history with a special edition and more readers...
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How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race, and the Birth of Private Spaceflight

Julian Guthrie · Penguin Books
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

The historic race that reawakened the promise of manned spaceflight Alone in a Spartan black cockpit, test pilot Mike Melvill rocketed toward space. He had eighty seconds to exceed the speed of sound and begin the climb to a target no civilian pilot had ever reached. He might not make it back...
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Living Trust Kit: Trusts Made Easy

NOT AVAILABLE. · Enodare Limited
Pages: 130
Format: Paperback

Due to increased media attention, most of us are now aware of the substantial costs and delays associated with probate. Fortunately, these problems can be avoided by simply creating a living trust. A living trust is a trust used for the purpose of avoiding probate. It is easy to set up and simply...
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The Sky Below: A True Story of Summits, Space, and Speed

Scott Parazynski · Little A
Format: Hardcover

"Scott Parazynski's drive, curiosity, inventiveness, and great humor shine through the pages of The Sky Below and will certainly inspire future generations to pursue their dreams with every fiber in their being." - John Glenn, NASA astronautAn epic memoir from a man whose life...
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When Nothing Else Works: What Early Childhood Professionals Can Do to Reduce Challenging Behaviors

William DeMeo PhD · Gryphon House
Format: Paperback

With the help of this book, teachers will learn to utilize a variety of shared creative strategies and techniques—from aromatherapy to affirmations—to address and adjust problematic behavior in the classroom while simultaneously promoting resilience and active engagement in learning....
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This Blessed Earth: A Year in the Life of an American Family Farm

TED GENOWAYS · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Is there still a place for the farm in today's America?The family farm lies at the heart of our national identity, and yet its future is in peril. Rick Hammond grew up on a farm, and for forty years he has raised cattle and crops on his wife's fifth-generation homestead in Nebraska, in hopes...
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Stealing Fire: How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work

Steven Kotler · Dey Street Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

It's the biggest revolution you've never heard of, and it's hiding in plain sight. Over the past decade, Silicon Valley executives like Eric Schmidt and Elon Musk, Special Operators like the Navy SEALs and the Green Berets, and maverick scientists like Sasha Shulgin and Amy Cuddy have turned...
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Get the Most Out of Retirement: Checklist for Happiness, Health, Purpose, and Financial Security

Sally Balch Hurme · American Bar Association

How to Get the Most Out of Your Retirement. Whether you're planning for or already living in retirement, there's a lot that goes into making the most of every day. From crafting a budget and managing your money to last a lifetime to simplifying your life so you can really focus on what...
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The Sagrada Familia: The Astonishing Story of Gaudí's Unfinished Masterpiece

GIJS VAN HENSBERGEN · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A definitive and illuminating biography of one of the most famous--and most famously unfinished--buildings in the world, the Sagrada Familia of Barcelona.Antoni Gaudí's masterpiece, the Sagrada Familia, epitomizes the architect's quixotic ambition, his religious devotion, and the sensuous...
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A Rift in the Earth: Art, Memory, and the Fight for a Vietnam War Memorial

James Reston, Jr. · Arcade Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A Distinguished and Bestselling Historian and Army Veteran Revisits the Culture War that Raged around the Selection of Maya Lin's Design for the Vietnam Memorial A Rift in the Earth tells the remarkable story of the ferocious "art war" that raged between 1979 and 1984 over what...
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The Anti-Gravity Files: A Compilation of Patents and Reports

DAVID HATCHER CHILDRESS · Adventures Unlimited Press
Pages: 216
Format: Paperback

In the tradition of The Anti-Gravity Handbook and the Time-Travel Handbook comes this all-new compilation of material on anti-gravity, free energy, flying saucers and Tesla technology. With plenty of technical drawings and explanations, this suppressed technology will change the world in ways...
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Marijuana Reform

H. W. Wilson · Hw Wilson Co
Format: Print book

Marijuana Reform is a collection of articles that examine the recent push for marijuana policy reform in America, which has reached a turning point in 2013 as many states are trending towards legalization and taxation of the psychoactive drug, both medicinally and recreationally. The volume...
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