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Astrid Maxxim and her Amazing Hoverbike
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Series: Astrid Maxxim - Girl Inventor, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,480. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
From the 180,000 acre campus of Maxxim Industries, fourteen year old girl genius and inventor Astrid Maxxim works alongside her father, Dr. Roger Maxxim, on projects to make the world a better place. Her latest invention is a flying scooter—the hoverbike. Is it the target of an international spy ring, or are they after secret Project RG-7, or Astrid herself?
Yard Fail (Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Ralph Swindon tinkers in his workshop, the whole world holds its breath ... A 2700-word short story. Trivia: Features the characters from Sleight of Hand.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Price: $3.68 USD. Words: 17,460. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
One of the truly great minds of all time, the 15th-century Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci was uncannily ahead of his time, giving the world not only the Mona Lisa and his other extraordinary works of art, but also designs for a helicopter, military tank, submarine, bicycle - and even the sewing machine - among many other incredibly advanced innovations.
MASTERING TECHNOLOGY COMMERCIALIZATION- Inventions, Patents, Markets, Money
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,130. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
KNOWLEDGE IS POWER. Don’t be the one without it! This guide brims with proven tools and strategies you can use to forge your technology into a business or licensing deal that creates great wealth. Surely this is the most complete "How-to" on this topic ever available to the public. Coverage is so complete, it would comprise over 250 printed pages, with 375 topics in its table of contents.
The Incredible Shrinking Bogey Bear
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Price: Free! Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
When Mrs McGonagall collapses with the biggest nose bleed in the world, inventor Dad & his daughter, Morgan, have to come up with a plan. Dad miniaturizes Morgan's cyber teddy bear, Bogey, pops him in a techno-suit, & programs him so he can wield a laser glue gun. Inserted in Mrs M's nose Bogey has just 5 minutes to fix the nose bleed before he reverts to normal size & explodes Mrs M's Head..
Architects of Tomorrow, Volume 2
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Series: Architects of Tomorrow. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,740. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Web / general
For nearly 10 years, William Van Winkle has interviewed some of the most influential innovators, scientists, entrepreneurs, and luminaries behind today's technologies. In “Architects of Tomorrow, Volume 2,” you'll get inside the minds of Atari founder Nolan Bushnell, Pandora's Tim Westergren, the father of virtual reality, the world's first cyborg, and many more. Prepare to be amazed!
Lady Moon
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,810. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
When Celine meets Tomas, they are in a cavern on the moon where she has been languishing for thirty days after being banished by her evil uncle for throwing a scrub brush at his head. Tomas is a charming and eccentric Immortal, hanging out on the moon because he’s procrastinating his destiny—meeting, and defeating, Celine’s uncle. Lady Moon is a fast-paced, humourous adventure.
The Well Boiled Icycle
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Series: Quirky Verse. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
35 New 'quirky' poems by Barnaby Wilde featuring Clockwork Wellingtons, Goldfish, Jugglers and Gingerbread Men, but not necessarily in that order, (and not a mention of elephants).
How I Overcame My Inventor’s Block
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Series: Amazi Chronicles · Free Short Stories, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Romy became an orphan at 17. Forced to move, she hates everything. The thing that keeps her going is the desire to invent something regardless of the implications. But she has one setback after another. An inventor's show is taking place soon in Vienna. Can she complete something in time? This is a free fantasy steampunk-inspired short story based on the characters in the Amazi Chronicles
Spring-heeled Jack and the President's Ring
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Series: The Magnetron Chronicles, Volume 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,440. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
In this second novelette in the Magnetron Chronicles series, Phineas Magnetron and the Hogalum Society investigate the disappearance of President Grant's West Point ring. Their investigation becomes intertwined with the mystery of Spring-heeled Jack, the shadowy terror of England, leading them from Calais to London, and back to America for a bizarre encounter with the notorious General Southwick.