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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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Blood & Ivy: The 1849 Murder That Scandalized Harvard

Paul Collins · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A delectable true-crime story of scandal and murder at America's most celebrated university.On November 23rd of 1849, in the heart of Boston, one of the city's richest men simply vanished. Dr. George Parkman, a Brahmin who owned much of Boston's West End, was last seen that afternoon visiting...
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Machines of Loving Grace: The Quest for Common Ground Between Humans and Robots

John Markoff · ECCO
Pages: 378
Format: Print book

As robots are increasingly integrated into modern society - on the battlefield and the road, in business, education, and health - Pulitzer-Prize-winning New York Times science writer John Markoff searches for an answer to one of the most important questions of our age: will these machines...
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Trials of the Century: A Decade-by-Decade Look at Ten of America's Most Sensational Crimes

Mark J Phillips · Prometheus Books
Pages: 340
Format: Print book

In every decade of the twentieth century, there was one sensational murder trial that riveted public attention and at the time was called "the trial of the century." This book tells the story of each murder case and the dramatic trial - and media coverage - that followed. Starting...
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Apollo to the Moon: A History in 50 Objects

TEASEL E MUIR-HARMONY · National Geographic
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A celebration of the 50th anniversary of NASA's Apollo missions to the moon, this narrative uses 50 key artifacts from the Smithsonian archives to tell the story of the groundbreaking space exploration program.Bold photographs, fascinating graphics, and engaging stories commemorate the 20th...
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Networking All-in-One For Dummies

LOWE. · For Dummies
Pages: 912
Format: Paperback

Becoming a master of networking has never been easier Whether you're in charge of a small network or a large network, Networking All-in-One is full of the information you'll need to set up a network and keep it functioning. Fully updated to capture the latest Windows 10 releases through...
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Dirty Genes: A Breakthrough Program to Treat the Root Cause of Illness and Optimize Your Health

Ben Lynch · HarperOne
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A leading expert in epigenetics - how genes switch on and off - provides a revolutionary, holistic, and personalized approach to better health by improving how your genes behave to prevent and reverse common ailments, chronic illnesses, and life-threatening diseases, including cardiovascular...
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Best 380 colleges 2017.

Princeton Review. · Random House
Pages: 880
Format:  Print book : English

CELEBRATING 25 YEARS OF HELPING STUDENTS SELECT THE PERFECT COLLEGE!The Princeton Review started publishing The Best Colleges in 1992 with surveys from 30,000 students. A quarter-century and more than a million student surveys later, we stand by our claim that there is no single "best"...
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Popular Mechanics Gadget Planet: 150 Gizmos & Inventions that Changed the World

Popular Mechanics · Hearst
Format: Hardcover

These gadgets changed the world! In 2011, Popular Mechanics gathered a panel of experts—esteemed inventors, designers, tech gurus, even a moonwalking astronaut—to create a definitive list of 101 gadgets that changed the course of history. The feature was so popular that it became...
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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 Small-Scale Dairy: The Complete Guide to Milk Production for the Home and Market

Gianaclis Caldwell · Chelsea Green Publishing
Pages: 212
Format: Paperback

The Small-Scale Dairy includes everything you need to know in order to successfully produce nourishing, healthy, farm-fresh milk. Whether for home use, direct sale to the consumer, or sale to an artisanal cheesemaker, high-quality raw milk is a delicate, desirable product. Successful and sustainable...
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How to Get a Green Card

Ilona Bray · Nolo
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

Only a few categories of people are eligible for U.S. green cards (lawful permanent residence) , and many who apply for them are denied. This book helps everyday people figure out whether they match one of the most likely green card categories, such as through family relationships, asylum,...
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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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50 Successful Harvard Application Essays: What Worked for Them Can Help You Get into the College of Your Choice

Staff of the Harvard Crimson · St. Martin's Griffin; Fourth Edition, Revised and Updated edition
Format: Print book

With talented applicants coming from the top high schools in the country as well as the pressure to succeed from family and friends, its no wonder that writing college application essays is one of the most stressful times for high schoolers like you. Add in how hard it is to get started...
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Butchering Poultry, Rabbit, Lamb, Goat, and Pork: The Comprehensive Photographic Guide to Humane Slaughtering and Butchering

Adam Danforth · Storey Publishing, LLC; Com edition
Format: Hardcover

Using detailed, step-by-step photography of every stage of the process, Adam Danforth shows you exactly how to humanely slaughter and butcher chickens and other poultry, rabbits, sheep, pigs, and goats. From creating the right pre-slaughter conditions to killing, skinning, keeping cold,...
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