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The Great Book of Frame Bombs By joey collard
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A how-to book detailing every aspect of building shapes out of popsicle sticks held together by tension without any adhesives. Full color step-by-step illustrations.
The Great Book of Frame Bombs By joey collard
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A how-to book detailing every aspect of building shapes out of popsicle sticks held together by tension without any adhesives. Full color step-by-step illustrations.
J. Robert and the Bomb: Short Stories By Robert Curtis
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There are strange characters afoot in J. Robert and the Bomb: Short Stories. Take J. Robert Oppenheimer Simmons, for example, a genius, hoodwinked by his brother, Roger, into tag-team wrestling.... More > Crushed by the Bonebreaker Brothers, he returns to destroy part of the Physics Building at MIT. Or Julius Peabody, a man obsessed with a woman in a painting. Or Wesley Grimes, a thin unathletic boy who plays baseball like a pro in a place just Yonder There. And then there was Seamus O’Bannon, an Irish immigrant with all the wisdom for growing up. Or the poignant and timeless “The Week Sousa Died.” These stories cover the gamit of genre, from comedic, to mystery to horror.< Less
Of Spies, Scientists and Secret Deals: Understanding A. Q. Khan’s Success at Building Pakistan’s Bomb By Humza Tarar
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Revered as a hero by some, Dr. A. Q. Khan spent fifteen years of his life assembling a working nuclear weapon for Pakistan. Using classic spy tradecraft and relying on his natural charm, Dr. Khan... More > spawned a network of suppliers stretching across three continents. His quest proved that time and money are the ingredients for nuclear power. This paper traces Khan’s career from its humble beginnings as a technician in Belgium. It follows Khan as he globe trots from North Korea, China, and all over Africa, chronicling a fascinating story of intrigue, cunning, and wealth. Seeking an answer to Khan’s success, this paper explores the world of arms-dealing, spy-catching, and clandestine affairs.< Less
Collapsing New Buildings By Elizabeth Skadden
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Collapsing New Buildings is the direct translation of the name of the 1980s German band Einstürzende Neubauten. After World War II, much of Germany was devastated from bombing. Neubauten refers... More > to the cheap flimsy buildings that were built rapidly in West German cities after 1945. To kids growing up in the time after the war, these buildings were impermanent and thus collapsing. It is important to note that the verb is passive, indicating that the buildings collapse of their own accord, not from being actively torn down. This sentiment expresses the apathetic relationship Americans have had to their built environment during the years after the war in which much of the city has not been destroyed by bombing, but by real estate speculation. As spaces empty and expand based on where it is deemed money can be made, the people who live in them have a harder time relating to the space they live in.< Less
Collapsing New Buildings By Elizabeth Skadden
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Collapsing New Buildings is the direct translation of the name of the 1980s German band Einstürzende Neubauten. After World War II, much of Germany was devastated from bombing. Neubauten refers... More > to the cheap flimsy buildings that were built rapidly in West German cities after 1945. To kids growing up in the time after the war, these buildings were impermanent and thus collapsing. It is important to note that the verb is passive, indicating that the buildings collapse of their own accord, not from being actively torn down. This sentiment expresses the apathetic relationship Americans have had to their built environment during the years after the war in which much of the city has not been destroyed by bombing, but by real estate speculation. As spaces empty and expand based on where it is deemed money can be made, the people who live in them have a harder time relating to the space they live in.< Less
A Capital Offense By Ross R. Olney
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Congressman Buck Landson from Ohio is a fan of big time auto racing, including, of course, the famous Indy 500, so he is concerned when terrorists threaten a major disruption of the next race on... More > Memorial Day weekend. The race is, everybody agrees, a major American event, perfect for a strike by a terrorist. Landson is also pals with Jim Phillips, son of James Phillips, founder and owner of vast Dresden Industries of Indianapolis, a company deeply involved in medical and space research, holography, and other cutting edge sciences, and major sponsor of one of the cars in the race. Jim Phillips, in fact, will serve on the pit crew of the Dresden racer. Amil Nazhar is the one chosen to make the mighty statement with a bomb that will kill thousands of race fans at the Indianapolis Speedway on race day. "A Capital Offense" builds to a stunning conclusion that directly involves Landson, the Phillips, Nazhar, and other characters including Landson's new wife, Kathryn D'Angelo.< Less
19 Months in a Cellar By Edward Anders
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After losing most of their families in the Holocaust, 4 Jews in Liepaja/Latvia are hidden by a brave gentile couple (Roberts and Johanna Seduls), who build a hiding place in the cellar of an... More > apartment building in the center of town and provide handguns and a radio for the Jews. Gradually 7 other Jews join them after hair-raising escapes. At first all are elated, but as the months go by and the Red Army fails to capture the city, relations become more and more strained by crowding, food shortages, air raids, police searches, and other almost daily scares. Tragically, the rescuer Roberts Seduls is killed by a Soviet bomb two months before the end of the war. Liberation—if that is the word—by the Red Army comes only after German capitulation on May 9, 1945.< Less
A Funeral in the Rain By Linda Vista
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Chloe and Ness make a new friend. So naturally they get caught up in secret plots involving atomic weapons and Cabinet secretaries. They're still breaking codes, but these codes are coming from a... More > cult. Or is the cult a front? And is it a front for some airhead drug users, or a foreign intelligence service? "Maggie, I hope you're sane, 'cause I really like you." Chloe smiled. "You're brave, Chloe. You know how few people would say something like that?" "She was taken because her parents can build bombs. She'll have seconds to tell where she is, but you're the only ones who'll understand it." Willie gave Maggie a knife. "It's sharp. It's the sharpest thing you've ever handled. If you get clumsy, you can lose fingers,or cut an artery." "What makes it so sharp?" "I do." Willie never blinked. Ness nodded, "The good news is, she works at a coffee house. There's no such thing as too much coffee!"< Less
A Funeral in the Rain By Linda Vista
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Chloe and Ness make a new friend. So naturally they get caught up in secret plots involving atomic weapons and Cabinet secretaries. They're still breaking codes, but these codes are coming from a... More > cult. Or is the cult a front? And is it a front for some airhead drug users, or a foreign intelligence service? "Maggie, I hope you're sane, 'cause I really like you." Chloe smiled. "You're brave, Chloe. You know how few people would say something like that?" "She was taken because her parents can build bombs. She'll have seconds to tell where she is, but you're the only ones who'll understand it." Willie gave Maggie a knife. "It's sharp. It's the sharpest thing you've ever handled. If you get clumsy, you can lose fingers,or cut an artery." "What makes it so sharp?" "I do." Willie never blinked. Ness nodded, "The good news is, she works at a coffee house. There's no such thing as too much coffee!"< Less