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ReMaking History, Volume 2

Industrial Revolutionaries

by William Gurstelle

<div><p><i>Industrial Revolutionaries</i> is the second volume in William Gurstelle's unique exploration of history's great inventors. Each chapter revisits the life and times of one of the forward-thinking revolutionaries who helped create the ...

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Retail experience with face application

by Ana Javornik, Russel Freeman, Ana Moutinho & others

<p>Award-winning creative innovation studio, Holition, has published their latest research on in-store retail user experience surrounding facial recognition and other technology-based points of sales. Research, conducted in collaboration with ...

ISBN: 9783962170721

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Science's Strangest Inventions

Extraordinary but true stories from over 200 years of inventive history

by Tom Quinn

<p>The history of science is littered with mad, bad and delightfully dotty inventions, from the bicycle that relied for its momentum on the rider waggling his head back and forth continually to the Improved Pneumatic Advertising Hat - a bowler ...

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Skills Are Transferable from One Industry to Another

SHORT STORY # 41. Nonfiction series #1 - # 60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

<p>One Friday was my graduation day, I received my doctoral degree, or PhD. The next day, on Saturday, my then husband, Chrys, a physician, asked me to come to his office and see that is going on there. I was surprise, but went.</p> <p>He ...

ISBN: 9781943131716

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Small Things Considered

Why There Is No Perfect Design

by Henry Petroski

<p>Why has the durable paper shopping bag been largely replaced by its flimsy plastic counterpart? What circuitous chain of improvements led to such innovations as the automobile cup holder and the swiveling vegetable peeler? With the same ...

ISBN: 9780307427809

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Summary and Analysis of The Industries of the Future

Based on the Book by Alec Ross

by Worth Books

<p><strong>So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of <em>The Industries of the Future</em> tells you what you need to know—before or after you read Alec Ross’s book.</strong><br />  <br /> Crafted and edited with care, Worth ...

ISBN: 9781504046343

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Ten Needed Inventions

by Eero Tarik

<p>Here we are living in the early twenty first century.Forty years ago we imagined by now that we would have all kinds of modern innovations like flying cars, automated everything in our homes and robots, and be working only four days a ...

ISBN: 9781476462264

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Texas Ingenuity

Lone Star Inventions, Inventors & Innovators

by Alan C. Elliott

<p>Imagination is bigger in Texas, too. This collection of inspiring and often quirky stories highlights dozens of examples of innovation from Lone Star history. The Hamill brothers devised a better oil well to reach gushers at Spindletop. The ...

ISBN: 9781439660058

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The Big E

Eastern States Exposition

by David Cecchi

The Eastern States Agricultural and Industrial Exposition was founded more than a century ago to “promote the agricultural and industrial development of the eastern states.” Held at the fairgrounds in West Springfield, Massachusetts, the ...

ISBN: 9781439657492

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The Cell Phone Factbook

Factbook Series, #4

by Dr. Alan Granville

<p data-version="1.1">We all use our phone several times a day, most people are hooked and cannot imagine being without their phone for a few hours.  But do you know the history of the cell phone, and the features available?</p> <p>This factbook

ISBN: 9781519982902

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The Independent Inventor's Handbook

The Best Advice from Idea to Payoff

by Louis Foreman & Jill Gilbert Welytok

<DIV>How do you actually turn a million-dollar idea into a million dollars? From scribble-on-the-napkin to product-on-the market, <I>The Independent Inventor's Handbook</I> explains everything a potential inventor needs to know and the tools he ...

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The Independent Inventor's Handbook

The Best Advice from Idea to Payoff

by Louis Foreman & Jill Gilbert Welytok

<p>How do you actually turn a million-dollar idea into a million dollars? From scribble-on-the-napkin to product-on-the market, <em>The Independent Inventor's Handbook</em> explains everything a potential inventor needs to know and the tools he ...

ISBN: 9781523507689

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The Inventions, Researches and Writings of Nikola Tesla

Complete & Illustrated

by Thomas Commerford Martin

<p>The electrical problems of the present day lie largely in the economical transmission of power and in the radical improvement of the means and methods of illumination. To many workers and thinkers in the domain of electrical invention, the ...

ISBN: 9786059496292

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The Inventor in You

A Step-By-Step Guide to Your First Invention

by Charles Kannankeril

<p>Charles Kannankeril, an inventor with seventy patents, draws on his years of experience in creating innovative and useful products to help you bring your own ideas to life. Whenever someone says, I wish there were a better way to do this, ...

ISBN: 9781982202644

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The Joint Kitchen

A Handbook for Orthopaedic Inventors and Fraidy Cats Facing a Knee or Hip Replacement

by Michael David Ries

<p> </p> <p><strong>Imagine a doctor doing ordinary activities</strong> in his kitchen, stopping to draw some of the everyday objects around him, like an orange and a corkscrew. Then watch him turn those drawings into advanced patents for hip ...

ISBN: 9781633935334

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The Technological Invention that Shocked the World in the 20th Century. Or, the Russians Launched Sputnik.

SHORT STORY # 29. Nonfiction series #1 - # 60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

<p>On October 4, 1957, history was made. The Soviet Union Lunched Sputnik. Sputnik’s impact on the world and the USA was colossal, impressive, and unprecedented.</p> <p>And the space programs and arms races between the Soviet Union and the ...

ISBN: 9781943131594

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The Wheel

Inventions and Reinventions

by Richard W. Bulliet

<div>In this book, Richard W. Bulliet focuses on three major phases in the evolution of the wheel and their relationship to the needs and ambitions of human society. He begins in 4000 B.C.E. with the first wheels affixed to axles. He then ...

ISBN: 9780231540612

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Thomas Edison

Instant Knowledge Series, #14

by MARK ROMAN & Mel Parker

<p data-version="1.1">Learn everything you'll ever need to know about Thomas Edison, the scientist and inventor, who gave us not just the power of light, but many inventions that have since evolved into items we have today within our ...

ISBN: 9781519959638

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Tinkering

Kids Learn by Making Stuff

by Curt Gabrielson

<div><p>How can you consistently pull off hands-on tinkering with kids? How do you deal with questions that you can't answer? How do you know if tinkering kids are learning anything or not? Is there a line between fooling around with real stuff ...

ISBN: 9781680450347

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What the British Invented

From the Great to the Downright Bonkers

by Gilly Pickup

<p>Invent verb; to produce or contrive something previously unknown by the use of ingenuity or imagination. The world would be a much poorer place without our great British inventions – from catseyes to crossword puzzles, tarmac to telephones, ...

ISBN: 9781445650289

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