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Ends. Why We Overlook Endings for Humans, Products, Services and Digital. And Why We Shouldn’t.
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,280. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / theory, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / General
Ends makes a compelling case that demonstrates how, over centuries, our changing relationship with death has led to the loss of our relationship with endings. Giving rise to guilt-free consumers, an overly-blamed business sector and a society which finds itself at a loss when it needs to grapple with responsibility. The book would appeal to people who enjoy reading about new ideas to big problems.
The Secret Diary of An Elf Inspector
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,600. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2017 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Environmental / Pollution Control
If you've ever wondered what stories James Herriot would have told if he'd been an environmental health officer and not a vet, then wonder no more because this is the book he'd have written.
The Company Business
Series: The CIA Area 51 Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 71,330. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » History
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When the Air Force refused to build a spy plane to overfly the Soviet Union, the CIA's new Science and Technology Directorate did so, developing both the U-2 and A-12 spy planes at the Lockheed Skunks Works and flying them at a secret CIA station today known as Area 51. At this secret venue, the CIA developed a secret technology laboratory that became a company business that continues today.
The Archangels
Series: The CIA Area 51 Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 105,430. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » War
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The combination of the shoot down of the U-2 over Russia in 1960, Russia’s moving into Cuba, and the war in Vietnam placed a heavy load on the Central Intelligence Agency to develop a replacement spy plane, unlike anything the world had ever seen before. The CIA reestablishes its station at Area 51 under the CIA’s new Directorate of Science and Technology where it develops America’s first stealth.
The Angels
Series: The CIA Area 51 Chronicles. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 89,900. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
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They all, President Truman, the Army, Air Force, Navy, and the Marine Corps feared the Central Intelligence Agency, yet the president tasked it with doing something that the Air Force would not do. That was to develop a manned overhead reconnaissance program to spy on RussiaDespite many technological and bureaucratic hurdles, the CIA develops both Area 51 and the revolutionary plane, the U-2.
Milton Hyland Erickson's Palo Verde Therapy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,830. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Robotics
The scope of this book are the variant techniques and therapeutical approaches of Dr.Milton Erickson. Fr.Axel chose the Palo Verde Tree behind Erickson's office as a umbrella metaphor, to comprise the whole range of Milton Erickson's therapeutic approaches. The author describes in this handy manual various Hypgnostic and NLP techniques, which enable Robots to do Psychotherapy.
Heat
Price: $3.87 USD. Words: 61,770. Language: American English. Published: April 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
Thermodynamics and Elasticity. This book will help students preparing for Board exams after class 12th or equivalent. This book will be a complete knowledge house for Heat for students preparing for IIT-JEE and other similar competitive exams. Best of luck to the students using this book!
Smart Cities Movement in BRICS
Series: GP and ORF e-books. Price: Free! Words: 59,260. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Engineering (General)
Urbanisation creates as many opportunities for societies as it does a gamut of challenges. Globally, more and more nations are pondering the concept of a ‘smart city,’ and examining the suitability of applying so-called smart solutions to the multifaceted problems of cities.
TITANIUM - The true reality behind the German ‘Wonder Weapons’: Volume 4: Longwaves
Price: $26.90 USD. Words: 76,820. Language: German. Published: March 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Telecommunications
Already more than seventy years ago now the technology of ultra high frequency radio waves had been pushed to its limits supported by early complex computing devices.
IoT Time: Evolving Trends in the Internet of Things
Price: Free! Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Telecommunications, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Strategic planning
IoT Time: Evolving Trends in the Internet of Things, by Ken Briodagh, Editorial Director, IoT Evolution, outlines more than 150 of the leading trends in the IoT industry in order to identify the factors that have shaped the recent past of the developing industry and use those to predict the trends that will drive the next period of growth.
Human Adaptation to Space Flight: The Role of Nutrition - Conducting Research on the ISS Space Station, Energy Metabolism, Muscle, Protein, Bone and Cardiovascular Health, Eyes and Ophthalmic Changes
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,290. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This NASA reference provides a review the history of and current state of knowledge about the role of nutrition in human space flight. We have attempted to organize this from a more physiological point of view, and to highlight systems, and the nutrients that support them, rather than the other way around.
Ancient Fire, Modern Fire: Understanding and Living With Our Friend and Foe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,390. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016 by PixyJack Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Creating fire is easy, yet learning to live with it has never been easy; stopping fire is a dangerous—and often deadly—pursuit. Drawing on his experiences as an environmental historian, firefighter and life safety educator, author Einar Jensen gives us the tools for being responsible and prepared—as parents, teachers, fire service professionals, and homeowners in the wildland urban interface.
America's Highways: History from 1776 to Modern Times: Early Turnpike Era, Roads, Canals, Motor Age, Scientific Roadbuilding, Federal Aid, National Defense, Interstate System, Bridges, Construction
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 328,870. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Civil / Highway & Traffic, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
This book has been written for a widely diversified audience—those interested in the general history of our Nation's highways and those whose interest might be more narrowly confined to matters relating to the technical aspects of highway transportation.
NASA Report: Aeronautics and Space Report of the President - Fiscal Year 2015 Activities - Human Exploration, International Space Station, Aeronautics, Science, Defense Dept., Other Federal Agencies
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,950. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
For decades, NASA has produced a comprehensive overview of all federal space and aeronautics programs on an annual basis, providing unique details of the flight activities and programs of NASA, the Department of Defense, and other agencies.
Dead on Arrival? The Development of the Aerospace Concept, 1944-58 - Space Age After Sputnik, Debates About Aerospace, Truman and Eisenhower, Air Force, ORDCIT, von Braun, von Karman, Schriever
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,980. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This study chronologically traces the historical development of the aerospace concept, from its initial inception in 1944 as it was embodied in the far-reaching vision of Gen Henry H. "Hap" Arnold, until its public appearance in 1958.
Ten Propositions Regarding Spacepower - Theories, Global Access and Presence, Coercive Force, Commercial Assets, Career-long Specialization, Weaponization, Central Control by Space Professional
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,200. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
As political and military leaders ponder the future of space operations, the time has come to frame propositions regarding spacepower. Specifically, this study seeks to answer the question, "What is the nature of spacepower?"
Finding the Shape of Space - Future Space Situational Awareness (SSA) Technologies Preserving U.S. Military Freedom of Action in Space, Full Motion Video, Networks, Scramjet Access, Carbon Nanotubes
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,560. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report, professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, is concerned with the direction space technologies will take over the next 20-30 years.
Financial Advice for Blue Collar America
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,370. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
Short on cash? Worried about retirement? Not sure how to pay for college? Join the crowd! These challenges trouble most Americans, but few have time to read internet sites or books filled with complicated financial advice. Here Kathy covers basic concepts of money including insurance & taxes, financial traps to avoid, paying for college & tech school, & the bright future for blue collar jobs.
Cleaning the Kingdom : Insider Tales of Keeping Walt's Dream Spotless
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 135,830. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Amusement & theme parks, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Operations Research
Written by two former Disneyland Custodians, telling what it is like to work at Disneyland and how Custodial keeps it so clean. Also hear their personal stories working at Disneyland. Full of humor, passion, history, and more.
NASA Report on Mars Exploration: Frontier In-Situ Resource Utilization for Enabling Sustained Human Presence on Mars - ISRU, Surface Habitats, Entry Descent and Landing, Fuels, Food, Robotics
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 50,860. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this up-to-date review covers the use of on-planet resource utilization to sustain a permanent human presence on Mars.