Engineering & Transportation
mobi, epub |eng | 2009-12-03 | Author:Tim Flannery

As of early 2008, humanity had just thirty-seven days' worth of grain supply in reserve. It's been said that the ancient Romans had a more generous buffer against famine. As ...
( Category: Environmental March 25,2014 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2009-09-15 | Author:Ian McCallum

PART TWO LOOKING AHEAD Tonight I want you to feel the blurred edge between good and bad, to say no to the urge to look away or to take sides… ...
( Category: Environmental March 25,2014 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2009-10-15 | Author:H. N. Pollack

VOLCANIC DIMMING IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY The eruptions of Tambora in 1815 and Krakatoa in 1883 were the signature volcanic events of the nineteenth century. The twentieth century was barely ...
( Category: Water Quality & Treatment March 25,2014 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2012-01-01 | Author:Katherine Applegate & Michael Grant

– 22 – SOLO I’ve got to get this right. I pause in a hallway, clenching my fists. My heart’s slamming against my chest. I’ve got Tattooed Tommy’s poppy-seed bagel ...
( Category: Biomedical Engineering March 25,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2010-01-02 | Author:Ben White; Nigel Kinrade; Smyle Media

Modern Sprint Cup team shops employ numerous highly skilled specialists. Here we see a team of painters at work on one of Jimmie Johnson’s No. 48 Chevrolets at the Hendrick ...
( Category: Pictorial March 25,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2011-07-26 | Author:Sonny Barger; Darwin Holmstrom

What Do Dents Mean? Be sure to look for dents and other signs of crashing. A small ding on an exhaust pipe, footpeg tip, or clutch lever likely means a ...
( Category: Motorcycles March 25,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2002-02-15 | Author:Andrew Ballantyne

12. Monticello, near Charlottesville, Virginia (1796–1808); architect: Thomas Jefferson (1743–1836). Thomas Jefferson is best known for writing the 1776 Declaration of Independence, stirringly calling for the nation to support ‘life, ...
( Category: Study & Teaching March 25,2014 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2008-07-28 | Author:Vanderbilt, Tom [Vanderbilt, Tom]

How Traffic Explains the World: On Driving with a Local Accent “Good Brakes, Good Horn, Good Luck”: Plunging into the Maelstrom of Delhi Traffic Opening his eyes, he would know ...
( Category: Social Psychology & Interactions March 25,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2010-02-09 | Author:Ted Conover

*Obadiah and Bradford are pseudonyms. *Nicolas and Mike were the only white people in the office. They appeared to hire people from across the spectrum of Kenya’s tribes and religions. ...
( Category: Road Travel March 25,2014 )
mobi |eng | 1995-01-01 | Author:Dave Grossman & Author

Chapter Five Aggressive Predisposition of the Killer: Avengers, Conditioning, and the 2 Percent Who Like It World War Il-era training was conducted on a grassy firing range (a known-distance, or ...
( Category: Specific Topics March 25,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2011-02-05 | Author:Mark Lynas

BOUNDARY SIX TOXICS There is perhaps no better illustration of the domestication of our world than how rapidly we are turning it into plastic. Plastics are everywhere. In the deepest ...
( Category: Environmental March 25,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2011-04-01 | Author:Carl Safina

By the start of the third week of June, one-third of the Gulf’s federal waters, 81,000 square miles, remain closed to fishing. And the Economist estimates that BP is on ...
( Category: Pollution March 25,2014 )
mobi, epub |eng | 2013-04-09 | Author:Mark Mazzetti

12: THE SCALPEL’S EDGE “We’ll continue saying the bombs are ours, not yours.” —President Ali Abdullah Saleh The meeting was set up for a surrender, a symbolic gesture of peace ...
( Category: Middle Eastern March 25,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2010-08-03 | Author:Andrew Bacevich

4 RECONSTITUTING THE TRINITY By the 1980s, the American penchant for intervention was already showing signs of robust recovery, with defenders of the Washington consensus enjoying similar success in reshaping ...
( Category: General March 25,2014 )
mobi, epub |eng | | Author:Bacevich, Andrew [Bacevich, Andrew]

4 RECONSTITUTING THE TRINITY By the 1980s, the American penchant for intervention was already showing signs of robust recovery, with defenders of the Washington consensus enjoying similar success in reshaping ...
( Category: General March 25,2014 )