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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.Over...
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Our Robots, Ourselves: Robotics and the Myths of Autonomy

David A Mindell · Viking
Pages: 260
Format: Print book

"[An] essential book ... it is required reading as we seriously engage one of the most important debates of our time." - Sherry Turkle, author of Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital AgeFrom drones to Mars rovers - an exploration of the most innovative use of robots...
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Idiot's Guides: the Common Core Standards

DK · Alpha
Format: Print book

In an effort to ensure that all U.S. students are equally prepared for college and careers, new academic standards for Kindergarten through 12th grade have been established and adopted by nearly every state. Idiot's Guides: The Common Core Standards helps parents, students, teachers,...
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The Old Farmer's Almanac 2019

Bill Cosby · Old Farmer's Almanac
Pages: 304
Format: Audiobook

It's another new year celebrating everything under the Sun, including the Moon, with The Old Farmer's Almanac, America's oldest continuously published periodical! Always timely, topical, and distinctively "useful, with a pleasant degree of humor," the Almanac has been...
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The Dairy Goat Handbook: For Backyard, Homestead, and Small Farm

Ann Starbard · Voyageur Press
Format: Print book

The Dairy Goat Handbook explains everything goat keepers need to know about their animals, from the best ways to keep them healthy to methods for making delicious goat cheese.The Dairy Goat Handbook is a guidebook for those who would like to raise dairy goats - or dream of raising dairy...
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Quick & Legal Will Book

Denis Clifford · NOLO
Pages: 204
Format: Paperback

Make your own legal will, quickly & easily! If you want to create a will without the trouble, the Quick & Legal Will Book is the simplest and fastest way to reach your goal. Get the forms and step-by-step instructions to make a basic will that meets your needs with this all-in-one...
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Treknology: The Science of Star Trek from Tricorders to Warp Drive

Ethan Siegel · Voyageur Press
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

The name Star Trek conjures images of faster-than-light spacecraft, holographic crew members, and phasers set to stun. Some of these incredible devices may still be far from our reach, but others have made the leap from science fiction to science fact - and now you can learn the science...
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On Your Case: A Comprehensive, Compassionate

Lisa Green · William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

Television legal analyst and attorney Lisa Green offers something new: a witty, direct and empowering legal guide for women, filled with accessible information they can employ to understand and respond to common legal issues throughout their lives, from dating, marriage, and kids to jobs,...
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Make: Drones: How to Teach an Arduino to Fly

David Mcgriffy · O'Reilly Media
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Make: Drones will help the widest possible audience understand how drones work by providing several DIY drone projects based on the world's most popular robot controller--the Arduino. The information imparted in this book will show Makers how to build better drones and be better drone...
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Lasers, Death Rays, and the Long, Strange Quest for the Ultimate Weapon

Jeff Hecht · Prometheus Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The whole story of laser weapons with a focus on its many interesting characters and sometimes bizarre schemesThe laser--a milestone invention of the mid-twentieth century--quickly captured the imagination of the Pentagon as the key to the ultimate weapon. Veteran science writer Jeff Hecht...
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The Official Guide to Medical School Admissions 2015: How to Prepare for and Apply to Medical School

Association of American Medical Colleges · Assn of Amer Medical Colleges; 2015 Edition edition
Format: Print book

The Official Guide to Medical School Admissions is your accurate and trusted resource of official information on medical school admissions. In this must-have guide you will discover How to prepare during your undergraduate years How to choose the right schools for you MCATÂ exam structure...
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The Fracking Truth:America's Energy Revolution: the Inside, Untold Story

Chris Faulkner · Platform Press; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

The revolution has already begun. The fracking revolution, that is. The Fracking Truth is a primer on America’s ongoing energy revolution, but it’s also a call to action. The oil and gas industry has failed itself and failed the American public by doing a poor job of educating...
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QueenSpotting: Meet the Remarkable Queen Bee and Discover the Drama at the Heart of the Hive; Includes 48 Queenspotting Challenges

Hilary Kearney · Storey Publishing, LLC
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

At the heart of every bee hive is a queen bee. Since her well-being is linked to the well-being of the entire colony, the ability to find her among the residents of the hive is an essential beekeeping skill. In QueenSpotting, experienced beekeeper and professional "swarm catcher"...
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Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Max Tegmark · Knopf
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

How will Artificial Intelligence affect crime, war, justice, jobs, society and our very sense of being human? The rise of AI has the potential to transform our future more than any other technology - and there's nobody better qualified or situated to explore that future than Max Tegmark,...
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