Inventology uses the stories of inventors and their creations, like the sippy cup and the cell phone to identify the steps of the invention process and deploy modern tools like crowdfunding, big data, and 3-D printing to make ideas come to life.
Fed up city folks and restless soul searchers are packing it up & hitting the road in droves. Behind the wheel of vintage camper-vans, classic 4X4s & adventure mobiles of all types, seeking adventures that touchscreens can’t provide. This book covers the vehicles as well as a collection of tales from modern escape artists.
Hungry fans of the popular animated series can now enjoy all of Bob Belcher’s beloved specialty Burgers of the Day in this book containing seventy-five original recipes. The fully illustrated cookbook features classics from the show like “Bleu is the Warmest Cheese Burger,” the “Bruschetta-Bout-It Burger,” and the “Shoot-Out at the OK-ra Corral Burger, which comes with Fried Okra.
Honestly, Yelp is no help. If you want to find the best pizza places all over the world, Daniel Young’s Where to Eat Pizza is the source. With input from over 1,000 food experts and aficionados from across the globe, this book stands as the ultimate guide to great pie, providing local insights to more than 1,700 world-wide pizzerias, parlours, and pizza joints.
Author Robert Penn traveled all across America meeting with craftsmen and woodworkers to explore traditional woodcraft & even ancient techniques for working with Ash, a universal and ubiquitous material for everything from ax handles to canoe paddles to baseball bats & beyond.
In this new memoir, Nike founder and CEO Phil Knight shares the inside story of the $30 billion-dollar global mega-brand he created with a $50 loan from his dad. For the first time ever, the enigmatic Knight shares his story, covering the company’s early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of the world’s most iconic brands.
Yes, it is. There’s a working 4X5” camera within this pop-up book. The book explains and actively demonstrates how a structure as humble as a folded piece of paper can tap into the intrinsic properties of light to produce a photograph. It also includes a lightproof bag, 5 sheets of photo-paper “film”, & developing instructions.
When we think of 80’s pop icons The Eurythmics, a vision of the strange, red-haired Annie Lennox springs to mind but the brains & braun behind the platinum hit churning group was her partner, the legendary Dave Stewart, a prolific musician, songwriter, and producer. His new memoir chronicles his drug-fueled success, the group as well as the chart-topping tracks he created with artists like Mick Jagger, Tom Petty, & No Doubt.
Two Brooklyn- based gastronomic gurus, Legendary Dutch brewer Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergsø of the bar Tørst & Canadian chef Daniel Burns of the Michelin-starred restaurant Luksus have teamed on a 60-recipe collection of creatively crafted food & beer that elevates both to new levels of flavor & refinement.
Author Tim Wainwright uses classical economics and modern business theory to explain why the multi-billion dollar drug cartels work the way they do. Based on seven years of reporting in more than a dozen countries, he provides fascinating, humorous and novel insights into a worldwide underground industry.