We Robot: “The day is coming when they will rival and surpass us in all sorts of fields.” First seen in 1495 in Da Vinci’s sketches of a mechanical knight, robots are increasingly everywhere. From over 400,000 industrial robots made by one manufacturer to the future of skyscraper window cleaning.
Comprehensive guide to Modern Pressure Canning with mouthwatering deliciously photographed recipes. This cookbook includes an explanation of how pressure canning works, the necessary tools and step-by-step instructions within each recipe. The recipes begin with basic vegetables like carrots, green beans and corn. Next, the author moves onto more advanced vegetables
Vanishing Frontiers documents the changing nature of Mexican immigration and Mexico’s economy. The wave of Mexican immigration to the United States is over. Both China and India send more immigrants. In addition, Mexico’s healthy economy has pushed wages higher leading to a large increase in the middle class. Cheap labor
Hanging Kokedama: Potless Plants contains instructions for 25 beautiful Kokedamas. The book includes orchids, cacti, ferns, bulbs, herbs and even trees. Kokedamas are created by removing the plant’s pot and replacing it with moss tied with string or wire into a ball shape. The instructions are clear. The book gently
Peril in the Old Country is a hilarious quest fantasy! Sloot Peril is an accountant who has a nervous condition. He lives in the Old Country where swearing causes goblins to physically appear. There is so much bureaucracy that a union provides professional line waiters. Sloot is a patriot who
“The word is murder. That’s what matters.” And so begins another original take on a thriller from Mr. Horowitz. First person meta-mystery where the author plays himself as Dr. Watson to a memorable, recently disgraced, consulting detective, Hawthorne. To avoid confusion, when referred to as Mr. Horowitz, I am speaking