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  • ‘I would like to die on Mars, just not on impact.’ – Elon Musk

  • A riveting, adrenalin-fuelled tour of the unbridled extremes of human behaviour and activity in that vast, lawless and rampantly criminal world that few have ever seen: the high seas.

  • The ultimate guide to revolutionize the way your company works - forever.

  • A fascinating journey through the history of railways.

  • The definitive, dramatic untold story of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster, based on original reporting and new archival research.

  • Build your skills from beginner to confident photographer with Digital Photography Step by Step

  • Science world luminary John Brockman assembles twenty-five of the most important scientific minds, people who have been thinking about the field artificial intelligence for most of their careers, for an unparalleled round-table examination about mind, thinking, intelligence and what it means to be human.

  • A colourful, often surprising celebration of Kiwi can-do, No. 8 Re-wired is the most complete and entertaining book about Kiwi inventions yet.

  • A pioneer of artificial intelligence shows how the study of causality revolutionized science and the world.

  • Follow the compelling epic story of mankind's exploration of the final frontier with a foreword by Buzz Aldrin.

  • A fascinating journey through over 5000 years of seafaring history, packed with first-hand accounts of triumphs and disasters.

  • Rana Foroohar

    From acclaimed Financial Times columnist and CNN analyst, a penetrating indictment of how today's biggest tech companies are hijacking our data, our livelihoods, and our minds.

  • A spellbinding account of the first flight of the Space Shuttle, one of the great technological developments of the late 20th century

  • A new strategy to increase productivity, focus, happiness and creativity through a mindful use of digital technology.

  • From the bestselling, multi-award-winning author of Landmarks, The Old Ways and The Lost Words - an unmissable journey into the hidden worlds beneath our feet.

  • The gripping story of the most important overlooked commodity in the world—sand—and the crucial role it plays in our lives.

  • A guide to the technology that has shaped the modern world.

  • An unparalleled catalogue of the most amazing, famous, and intriguing buildings and monuments ever created by humans.

  • The most authoritative account yet of what is happening in the Arctic - the 'canary in the mine' of planetary change.

  • The definitive book on blockchain, the technology behind bitcoin and cryptocurrencies, and how it will fundamentally change our lives.

  • Did you drink a glass of water today? Did you turn on a light? Did you think about how miraculous either one of those things is when you did it? Of course not-but you should, and New York Times bestselling author Steven Johnson has. This adaptation of his adult book and popular PBS series explores the fascinating and interconnected stories of innovations-like clean drinking water and electricity-that changed the way people live.

  • The surprising science of hearing and the remarkable technologies that can help us hear better

  • Step-by-step guidance to help you take the perfect picture.

  • Discover more about the fascinating world of poo.

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