125 Cool Inventions: Supersmart Machines and Wacky Gadgets You Never Knew You Wanted! (National Geographic Kids)

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Jun 092016
 
  • National Geographic Society
The future is now! Super smart toilets, sweet dream machines, bread buttering toasters, and flying hotels -- this fun and informative book gives curious kids the inside scoop on 125 amazing real inventions. It's sure to get gadget gurus, techies, and computer geeks thinking about the world of infinite possibilities. If there was an invention that could knock your socks off, you'd find it here!

Patents Demystified: An Insider’s Guide to Protecting Ideas and Inventions

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Jun 082016
 
For startups, entrepreneurs and inventors, Patents Demystified provides an easy-to-understand insider's guide to patents, patent law, and the patent application process. Based on first-hand experience with successful companies of all sizes, patent attorney Dylan O. Adams helps readers learn the secrets of maximizing patent protection on any budget, with strategies that can be tailored to companies with any business plan or product. 
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Toys!: Amazing Stories Behind Some Great Inventions

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May 292016
 
  • Square Fish
A fresh, intriguing look at the stories behind great toy inventions, by Don Wulffson and illustrated by Laurie Keller."Originally, Play-Doh only came in white. There's a good reason for this. You see, Play-Doh didn't start out as a toy. It started out as a product for cleaning wallpaper."Have you ever wondered who invented Lego, Mr. Potato Head, or toy trains? In Toys! are the fascinating stories behind these toy inventions and many others. Learn why the see-saw was popular with the Romans, how