Technology & Engineering

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    Edison vs. Tesla
    The Battle over Their Last Invention
    By Joel Martin, By William J. Birnes
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Thomas Edison closely following the alternative physics work of Albert Einstein and Max Planck, convincing him that there was an entire reality unseen by the human eye. This led to the last and least-known of all Edison’s inventions, the spirit phone. His former associate, now bitter rival, Nikola Tesla,... [READ MORE]
    How the ThinkPad Changed the World—and Is Shaping the Future
    By Arimasa Naitoh, By William J. Holstein
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    The ThinkPad notebook computer has been at the center of the digital revolution that has transformed millions of lives around the world, allowing users to obtain access to their documents, pictures and other personal data from virtually anywhere at any time. More than 100 million ThinkPads have been... [READ MORE]
    Country Grit
    A Farmoir of Finding Purpose and Love
    By Scottie Jones
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Scottie Jones lived a typical suburban, professional life in Phoenix until her husband, Greg, got into a near-fatal car accident. While recovering, he became convinced that they needed a change and a simpler way of life, one more connected with nature and with each other. So, driven by a desire to cut... [READ MORE]
    Bringing Columbia Home
    The Untold Story of a Lost Space Shuttle and Her Crew
    By Michael D. Leinbach, By Jonathan H. Ward, Foreword by Robert Crippen, Epilogue by Eileen Collins
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Mike Leinbach was the launch director of the space shuttle program when Columbia disintegrated on reentry before a nation’s eyes on February 1, 2003. And it would be Mike Leinbach who would be a key leader in the search and recovery effort as NASA, FEMA, the FBI, the US Forest Service, and dozens more... [READ MORE]
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