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Quick Quirk Quiz - Science & Technology
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Test your knowledge of the things that make our lives easier in these 28 true tales behind researchers and their discoveries. Can you match the inventors to their inventions after hearing the story behind their development?
The Wind-Sphere Ship
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Series: What Man Hath Wrought, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2010 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Heron of Alexandria, in the 1st Century A.D., invented a primitive steam engine he called an aeolipile, or “wind-sphere.” Persuaded by his friend Praxiteles, he used this engine to propel a ship. If his steam-ship could beat a man-rowed galley in a race, could Heron bring about the Industrial Revolution 1700 years early?
The Freel of Streel: Part One in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
It is always advisable, when you are a conman, to make sure that the town that you're about to try to con does not have a land such as Streel hidden within it. For if it does, you may find yourself trying to escape your mind in an incomprehensible land with a left-handed scribe, being forced to deal with lexically picky ants, Kweengs, and the Freel on your journey through your fears, God and love.
Creativity and Commonsense
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2010 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
In his quest to become an inventor, Abiodun had to overcome many pitfalls and learn many hard lessons. His goal with this self-help ebook is to help others skirt these pitfalls and the errors he had to learn the hard way. He shows you how to start your adventure as an inventor, what you need to know and resources you may be able to access to get your invention designed, patented, and noticed.
Claustrum: Part Two in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Claustrum, a superhero with a strange power, the ability to control people with strange, elegiac mixtures of words, seemingly randomly shows up in the city of Dioma, not knowing where he came from or why he is there. The city is then beleaguered by the cruel villain Sine Animus, who is immune to Claustrum's powers over words. Claustrum flees the city and is forced to seek his own personal truth.
The Polyglot's Nightmares: Part X½ in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Fleeing a war and in search of himself, Ion finds himself residing in a number of strange caves, on the walls of which are written a strange language. He meets a woman who guides him through his state of being a refugee and is troubled by strange dreams that seem to incorporate the existence of the war, his love for the woman he has met and a sense of the divine.
The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?
21st Century Essential Guide to DARPA - Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Doing Business with DARPA, Overview of Mission, Management, Projects, DoD Future Military Technologies and Science
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,360. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
This ebook presents a magnificent compilation of authoritative Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) documents providing an excellent, up-to-date overview of the research work of this famed agency, along with information on doing business with DARPA.
How to License or Sell Your Ideas; 7 Steps to Making Money by Licensing or Selling Your Ideas to Companies
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Starting up
Learn how to make money by licensing or selling your ideas to companies. This guidebook takes you through a 7-Step process to license or sell your ideas. Based on 24 years of experience, the easy to read guidebook takes you through the important step-by-step procedures to sell your ideas for a payout or license for royalties.
Toy Stand
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,760. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
An appreciation for creative technology, invention, children, adventure, and the connections between us… An imaginatively original twist. Three 3rd graders encounter a strange operation… a young inventor selling toys in quiet neighborhoods, much like kids selling lemonade. However, the toys must be purchased before their actual construction, forcing the buyer to invest in unknown ideas...