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The Rise of the Reluctant Innovator

by Ken Banks & Desmond Tutu

Despite the tens of billions spent each year in international aid, some of the most promising and exciting social innovations and businesses have come about by chance. Many of the people behind them did not...


Twelve Inventions Which Changed America: The Influence of Technology on American Culture

by Gerhard Falk

Gerhard Falk describes twelve inventions that transformed the United States from a rural and small-town community to an industrial country of unprecedented power. The book is both a sociological analysis and...


Inventions and their inventors 1750-1920

by David Rogers

Our everyday lives are continually influenced by inventors whose ideas have led to commercial products available in most high streets across the civilised world. For the most part, these creative individuals...


Patents Demystified

by Dylan O. Adams

For tinkers, entrepreneurs, investors and any business with products or processes that can be patented, Patents Demystified provides an easy-to-understand insider guide to patents, patent law, and the patent...


The Joint Kitchen

by Michael David Ries

 

Imagine a doctor doing ordinary activities in his kitchen, stopping to draw some of the everyday objects around him, like an orange and a corkscrew. Then watch him turn those drawings into advanced patents...


Hello? Is This Mr. Graham Bell? - Biography Books for Kids 9-12 | Children's Biography Books

by Baby Professor

Alexander Graham Bell opened the doors to improving telecommunications between humans. He invented the telephone and the inventors after him kept making new and better versions. Reading about his life will reveal...


The Energy Evolution – Harnessing Free Energy from Nature

by Viktor Schauberger & Callum Coats

The Energy Evolution, the final volume in the revolutionary Eco-Technology series, contains radical environmentalist Viktor Schauberger’s groundbreaking writings on methods for energy generation that harness...


Ekco Sounds

by Chris Poole

At the turn of the 20th century, an exciting new invention had everyone transfixed. The radio brought the world into people’s homes and for young Eric Kirkham Cole it was a chance to experiment, as he built...


Retail experience with face application

by Ana Javornik, Russel Freeman, Ana Moutinho & Chirag Grover

Award-winning creative innovation studio, Holition, has published their latest research on in-store retail user experience surrounding facial recognition and other technology-based points of sales. Research,...


Touch of Danger: Book two in the Lockie Trilogy.

by Desmond L Kelly

 

The sharks in the water may not be as bad as the sharks on Macleay Island. 

That’s what Lockie finds when he clashes with hard men and stands in their way. 

 

Peter, a hermit mariner, meets the retired Lockie...


Henry Ford

by 50MINUTES.Com

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the life of Henry Ford in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of the life and career of Henry Ford....


The Total Inventor's Manual

by Sean Michael Ragan & Editors of Popular Science Magazine

Contrary to popular wisdom, you don’t have to be an ace electrician, a coding prodigy, or a mechanical master to come up with a game-changing invention! You just need curiosity, a strong desire to fix a problem...


Canadian Failures

by Alex Benay

Successful Canadians write about failure, and how it got them where they are today.

What does it mean to fail? To some of the most successful Canadians, it was a rite of passage, a stepping stone to greater things,...


Famous Americans in History | Inventors & Inventions | 2nd Grade U.S. History Vol 2

by Baby Professor

Why is it important to go back to history instead of just focusing on the present? The reason is because there is so many lessons that you can learn from the past! You have the vantage point of being in the...


The Journey from the Abacus to the Smartphone | Children's Modern History

by Baby Professor

If your child can learn about the world before the smartphones, it would lead to a better understanding of how technology has helped reshape the world. This educational book will give your child the window to...


Effective innovation in science, technology and business

by Dag Herman Zeiner-Gundersen

Dag Herman Zeiner-Gundersen has broad expertise in science, engineering technology and business management. He has managed multi-million dollar projects and is an innovator in renewable energy and other fields....


Breakthrough!: Canada's Greatest Inventions and Innovations

by John Melady

Canada's greatest medical breakthrough might well be insulin, but the telephone, the light bulb, the jetliner, the BlackBerry, and basketball also had Canadians behind them. Author John Melady showcases the...


Science's Strangest Inventions

by Tom Quinn

The history of science is littered with mad, bad and delightfully dotty inventions, from the bicycle that relied for its momentum on the rider waggling his head back and forth continually to the Improved Pneumatic...


THOMAS A. EDISON - The Life-Story of a Great American

by Unknown Author

The American Way - The childhood of a 'self-made man' — How a newspaper is founded without money and without collaborators - Apprenticed to Magic - How electricity is transformed into money - Science and Business...


5th Grade Us History: Famous US Inventors: Fifth Grade Books Inventors for Kids

by Baby Professor

Show your gratitude to the people who made life today much more comfortable. This book accumulates information on some of the world's most famous US inventors. Complete with images and an easy-to-read format,...