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  • Thirst for Power: Energy, Water, and Human Survival
    Views : 317
    Pages : 248

    by: Michael E. Webber

    Publisher: pYale University Press

    Book Description

    An exploration of the link between impending global water and power shortages.

    As Webber (Mechanical Engineering/Univ. of Texas; Changing the Way America Thinks About Energy: A Compendium of Commentary, 2009 etc.), deputy d ... more

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    2016-04-26

    ISBN-10: 0300212461

    ISBN-13: 9780300212464

    Language: English

  • Following the Wild Bees: The Craft and Science of Bee Hunting
    Views : 379
    Pages : 184

    by: Thomas D. Seeley

    Publisher: pPrinceton University Press

    Book Description

    A honeybee behaviorist takes a break from hard science to introduce the sport of bee hunting.

    Seeley (Biology/Cornell Univ.; Honeybee Ecology: A Study of Adaptation in Social Life, 2014, etc.) has been studying honeybe ... more

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    2016-05-03

    ISBN-10: 0691170266

    ISBN-13: 9780691170268

    Language: English

  • Neither Snow nor Rain: A History of the United States Postal Service
    Views : 396
    Pages : 288

    by: Devin Leonard

    Publisher: pGrove Press

    Book Description

    How America got mail.

    In his lively debut history, journalist Leonard, a staff writer at Bloomberg Businessweek, chronicles the evolution of the nation’s postal service through the many colorful, sometimes eccentric, pers ... more

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    2016-05-03

    ISBN-10: 0802124585

    ISBN-13: 9780802124586

    Language: English

  • The Dog Merchants: Inside the Big Business of Breeders, Pet Stores, and Rescuers
    Views : 92
    Pages : 336

    by: Kim Kavin

    Publisher: pPegasus

    Book Description

    A hard-hitting exploration of the idea of “dogs as a product.”

    Freelance journalist Kavin (Little Boy Blue: A Puppy's Rescue from Death Row and His Owner's Journey for Truth, 2012, etc.) compares the experience of atten ... more

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    2016-05-03

    ISBN-10: 1681771403

    ISBN-13: 9781681771403

    Language: English

  • Pinpoint: How GPS Is Changing Technology, Culture, and Our Minds
    Views : 178
    Pages : 336

    by: Greg Milner

    Publisher: pW. W. Norton & Company

    Book Description

    What universal digital service is essential to the world’s infrastructure and our daily lives? Yes, the Internet, but more fundamentally, the Global Positioning System.

    Obsessed with the Internet, which depends on GPS, the media ... more

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    2016-05-03

    ISBN-10: 0393089126

    ISBN-13: 9780393089127

    Language: English

  • Run, Spot, Run: The Ethics of Keeping Pets
    Views : 283
    Pages : 256

    by: Jessica Pierce

    Publisher: pUniversity Of Chicago Press

    Book Description

    Examination of the pros and cons of pet ownership from the standpoint of ethics.

    Bioethicist Pierce (The Last Walk: Reflections on Our Pets at the End of Their Lives, 2012, etc.) challenges pet lovers to recognize that anim ... more

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    2016-05-06

    ISBN-10: 022620989X

    ISBN-13: 9780226209890

    Language: English