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No Ordinary Dog: My Partner from the SEAL Teams to the Bin Laden Raid

Will Chesney · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The powerful true story of a SEAL Team Six member and military dog handler, and the dog that saved his life. Two dozen Navy SEALs descended on Osama bin Laden's compound in May 2011. After the mission, only one name was made public: Cairo, a Belgian Malinois and military working dog....
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Owned: Property, Privacy, and the New Digital Serfdom

Joshua A T Fairfield · Cambridge University Press
Pages: 250
Format: Paperback

In this compelling examination of the intersection of smart technology and the law, Joshua A. T. Fairfield explains the crisis of digital ownership - how and why we no longer control our smartphones or software-enable devices, which are effectively owned by software and content companies....
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Who We Are and How We Got Here: Ancient DNA and the New Science of the Human Past

David Reich · Pantheon
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking book about how technological advances in genomics and the extraction of ancient DNA have profoundly changed our understanding of human prehistory while resolving many long-standing controversies.

Massive technological innovations now allow scientists to extract and analyze...
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Language at the Speed of Sight: How We Read, Why So Many Can't, and What Can Be Done About It

Seidenberg Mar · Basic Books
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

In 2011, when an international survey reported that students in Shanghai dramatically outperformed American students in reading, math, and science, President Obama declared it a "Sputnik moment": a wake-up call about the dismal state of American education. Little has changed,...
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Moon Rush: The New Space Race

Leonard David · National Geographic
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Veteran space journalist digs into the science and technology--past, present, and future--central to our explorations of Earth's only satellite, the space destination most hotly pursued today.

In these rich pages, veteran science journalist Leonard David explores the moon in all its facets,...
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Troubled Water: What's Wrong with What We Drink

Seth M. Siegel · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author Seth M. Siegel shows how our drinking water got contaminated, what it may be doing to us, and what we must do to make it safe. If you thought America's drinking water problems started and ended in Flint, Michigan, think again. From big cities and suburbs...
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Intellectual Property: A Very Short Introduction

Siva Vaidhyanathan · Oxford University Press
Pages: 136
Format: Print book

We all create intellectual property. We all use intellectual property. Intellectual property is the most pervasive yet least understood way we regulate expression. Despite its importance to so many aspects of the global economy and daily life, intellectual property policy remains a confusing...
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The Lives of the Constitution: Ten Exceptional Minds that Shaped America's Supreme Law

JOSEPH TARTAKOVSKY · Encounter Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In a fascinating blend of biography and history, Joseph Tartakovsky tells the epic and unexpected story of our Constitution through the eyes of ten extraordinary individuals -- some renowned, like Alexander Hamilton and Woodrow Wilson, and some forgotten, like James Wilson and Ida B. Wells-Barnett....
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The Man Who Designed the Future: Norman Bel Geddes and the Invention of Twentieth-Century America

Barbara Szerlip · Melville House
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

Before there was Steve Jobs, there was Norman Bel Geddes. A ninth-grade dropout who found himself at the center of the worlds of industry, advertising, theater, and even gaming, Bel Geddes designed everything from the first all-weather stadium, to Manhattan's most exclusive nightclub,...
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First 50 Recording Techniques You Should Know to Track Music

Bill Gibson · Hal Leonard
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

(RECORDING INSTRUCTION) . Recording music can be a daunting task, especially in the present day with its ever-changing technologies and environments. This one-of-a-kind collection of modern, easy-to-understand techniques for recording music in a variety of settings provides tools and information...
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