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The Boy Who Played with Fusion: Extreme Science, Extreme Parenting, and How to Make a Star

Tom Clynes · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

How an American teenager became the youngest person ever to build a working nuclear fusion reactor By the age of nine, Taylor Wilson had mastered the science of rocket propulsion. At eleven, his grandmother's cancer diagnosis drove him to investigate new ways to produce medical isotopes....
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Junk: Digging Through America's Love Affair with Stuff

Alison Stewart · Chicago Review
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Junk has become ubiquitous in America today. Who doesn't have a basement, attic, closet, or storage unit filled with stuff too good to throw away? Or, more accurately, stuff you think is too good to throw away. When journalist and author Alison Stewart was confronted with emptying her late...
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Stargazing with a Telescope

Robin Scagell · Firefly Books; Fourth Edition, Revised and Expanded edition
Format: Paperback

Reviews for the previous editions: Because it stays focused, it succeeds. When you read Stargazing, you feel as though you have a friend who's helping you think about the world of telescopes. --Sky and Telescope A practical guide that demystifies the process of buying a telescope......
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Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner

Judy Melinek MD · Tantor Audio; Unabridged CD edition
Format: Audio CD

Just two months before the September 11 terrorist attacks, Dr. Judy Melinek began her training as a New York City forensic pathologist. With her husband and their toddler holding down the home front, Judy threw herself into the fascinating world of death investigation—performing autopsies,...
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Bold Baby Crochet: 30 Modern & Colorful Projects for Baby

DEDRI UYS · BARRON'S
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

Discover 30 bold designs for baby€™s wardrobe and nursery!Why settle for a dull baby wardrobe and nursery when you can have one that is chic, adorable, and colorful? Turn to Bold Baby Crochet and you€™ll find 30 beautiful projects for clothes and nursery accessories...
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Crochet Snowflakes Step-by-Step: A Delightful Flurry of 40 Patterns for Beginners

Caitlin Sainio · St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 112
Format: Print book

Bring the lacy beauty of a snowfall into your home with Crochet Snowflakes Step-by-Step. Crafters of all levels can easily crochet up a storm, or just make a simple snowflake or two. Geared toward beginners, each of the crochet snowflake patterns in this book comes with a clear, easy-to-follow...
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Virtual Unreality: Just Because the Internet Told You, How Do You Know It’s True?

Charles Seife · Viking
Format: Hardcover

The bestselling author of Proofiness and Zero explains how to separate fact from fantasy in the digital worldDigital information is a powerful tool that spreads unbelievably rapidly, infects all corners of society, and is all but impossible to controleven when that information is actually...
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Sell It Like Serhant: How to Sell More, Earn More, and Become the Ultimate Sales Machine

Ryan Serhant · Hachette Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A lively and practical guide to sell anything and up your business game."Ryan is not only charming and hilarious, he could sell milk to a cow. This book is going to be very helpful and humorous to a lot of people looking to up their business game." - Andy Cohen, host of Watch...
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Star Trek: The Next Generation Cats

Jenny Parks · Chronicle Books
Pages: 64
Format: Hardcover

The cats are back in their continuing mission: to boldly go where no one has gone before. This companion to the bestselling Star Trek Cats brings the many adventures of Star Trek: The Next Generation to life in a faithfully feline homage to the hit series. From encounters with the Borg...
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Mother Nature Is Trying to Kill You: A Lively Tour Through the Dark Side of the Natural World

Dan Riskin Ph.D. · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 260
Format: Hardcover

It may be a wonderful world, but as Dan Riskin (cohost of Discovery Canada's Daily Planet) explains, it's also a dangerous, disturbing, and disgusting one. At every turn, it seems, living things are trying to eat us, poison us, use our bodies as their homes, or have us spread...
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The wars of Reconstruction : the brief, violent history of America's most progressive era

Douglas R Egerton · Bloomsbury
Pages: 438
Format: Print book

By 1870, just five years after Confederate surrender and thirteen years after the Dred Scott decision ruled blacks ineligible for citizenship, Congressional action had ended slavery and given the vote to black men. That same year, Hiram Revels and Joseph Hayne Rainey became the first African-American...
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iPhone for seniors for dummies

Dwight Spivey · For Dummies
Pages: 448

A larger-print, graphic-rich guide to everything iPhone has to offer iPhone For Seniors For Dummies is the complete guide to getting the most out of your iPhone 6 or higher. Packed with full-color graphics and easy-to-read larger print, this book walks you through the various features that...
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Sew a Modern Halloween: Make 15 Spooky Projects for Your Home

RIEL NASON · C&T Publishing
Pages: 48
Format: Paperback

Decorate your home for Halloween with projects made from 5 easy and stylish block motifs, including skulls, spiderwebs, and spooky eyes! Make use of your favorite trendy Halloween fabrics as you sew pillows, runners, place mats, wine bags, and more, many of which can be made in a weekend,...
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The American Vice Presidency: From Irrelevance to Power

Jules Witcover · Smithsonian Books
Format: Hardcover

The American Vice Presidency is an all-inclusive examination of the vice presidency throughout American history. Acclaimed political journalist and author Jules Witcover chronicles each of the 47 vice presidents, including their personal biographies and their achievements--or lack thereof--during...
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Zoomigurumi 7: 15 Cute Amigurumi Patterns by 13 Great Designers

AMIGURUMIPATTERNS.NET. · Meteoor Books
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

This new book in the Zoomigurumi series follows the trail of 15 adorable amigurumi. Come along with your yarn and hook and track down crocheted animals both big and small. This new collection of 15 patterns, featuring designers from all over the world, provides a batch of fresh inspiration...
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