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Smaller Faster Lighter Denser Cheaper: How Innovation Keeps Proving the Catastrophists Wrong
Smaller Faster Lighter Denser Cheaper: How Innovation Keeps Proving the Catastrophists Wrong
by Robert Bryce
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $20.12
68 used & new from $6.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Robert Bryce is an outstanding explainer of how energy works and where we go from here!, December 28, 2014
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Important to the discussion of energy: how to get it and how to use it and what the scientific trends are and how they work.

Bryce loves to talk about energy density.

These are important concepts. And he explains how it all works ... to our enormous benefit.


Lincoln's Marxists
Lincoln's Marxists
by Al Benson
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $18.67
34 used & new from $14.68

5.0 out of 5 stars This is an outstanding book that explains how socialism became entrenched in the United States., December 28, 2014
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This is an outstanding book that explains how socialism became entrenched in the United States.

It started with the wars of 1848 in Europe and the loser socialists came to the United States to continue their destructive paths here.

Benson and Kennedy name names and provide details of how they worked their way into our government structures and how they set us on this path toward a mega-centralized government with the high taxes and gross controls over everyone's life.

The story is fast moving and skillfully told.


The History of Big Safari
The History of Big Safari
by Bill Grimes
Edition: Paperback
Price: $23.36
31 used & new from $18.92

5.0 out of 5 stars Outstanding history of the ELINT history from after World War II., December 12, 2014
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All of this stuff used to be above Top Secret. Now revealed.

Outstanding history!


Listening In: Electronic Intelligence Gathering Since 1945 (Crecy Publishing)
Listening In: Electronic Intelligence Gathering Since 1945 (Crecy Publishing)
by Chris Gibson
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $38.07
29 used & new from $32.11

5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent read on the post WWII electronic intelligence war., December 12, 2014
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Excellent detail and an essential read for people interested in the Post WWII and Cold War period.

If you are interested in the intelligence gathering that took place in the second half of the 20th Century, then you need this book.

Although it is written from the British perspective, there is also a section on the loss of the RB-57F of December 1965.

Goes with the "Big Safari" book by Bill Grimes.


The Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet & EA-18G Growler: A Developmental and Operational History
The Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet & EA-18G Growler: A Developmental and Operational History
by Brad A. Elward
Edition: Hardcover
32 used & new from $78.97

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An outstanding reference book. Love the details of the Growler development., December 12, 2014
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This is the highest quality airplane book I have ever seen!

Paper quality, printing quality, photographs, detailed descriptions.

An outstanding reference book that is well worth the price.

Greatly enjoying the details of how the F/A-18 family beat out the Grumman A-6 family, the F-14 family, and the A-12 project that never flew.

It will take a long time to finish reading it.

Outstanding job!

Consider that once upon a time, the Air Force had a design competition to make the fighter mafia happy. What came out of it was the F-16 and the F-17, and the F-17 became the F-18. Amazing sequence of events.

The Air Force screwed up when it canceled the EF-111A and sent them to the boneyard. Not having a jammer that could keep up with the Air Force attack fleet, we ended up losing an F-117 and the wreckage of our stealth fighter ended up with the Chinese. For a long time, the Air Force could not make a decision on what to do. [You've heard it: "Gee, I don't know...."] Years of procrastination. [Well, maybe we could add jammer canoes to a B-52. ] [Well, maybe we could convert an F-35 stealth fighter to a jammer plane!] Finally, the Navy came up with the idea of adding the A-6 jammer pods to an F-18; and it worked!]


The 377 Stratocruiser & KC-97 Stratofreighter: Boeing's Great Post War Transports
The 377 Stratocruiser & KC-97 Stratofreighter: Boeing's Great Post War Transports
by Bill Yenne
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $28.65
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fabulous book about a fabulous airplane!!, September 26, 2014
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Fabulous book about a fabulous airplane!

The 377/KC-97 is my fantasy airplane with abundant internal space for living quarters.

Got a ride on one of these; the cockpit is enormous. To get to the back end, you have to go for a long walk.

I have read the whole book quickly and am now going back to memorize it. The book has a tremendous amount of detail.

I remember when they took jet engines off of the B-47's and put them on the KC-97 wings. They made a "test hop" ... around the world!

What a great plane!!


Naturally Occurring Organohalogen Compounds - A Comprehensive Update (Fortschritte der Chemie organischer Naturstoffe   Progress in the Chemistry of Organic Natural Products)
Naturally Occurring Organohalogen Compounds - A Comprehensive Update (Fortschritte der Chemie organischer Naturstoffe Progress in the Chemistry of Organic Natural Products)
by Gordon W. Gribble
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $445.55
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5.0 out of 5 stars Gordon Gribble is one of the finest scientists in the world, September 26, 2014
Gordon Gribble is one of the finest scientists in the world.

For years, it was denied in the "science community" that there were any natural sources of organohalogens. The controversy was extremely emotional. I can provide the citation of the public debate.

Anyway, Gribble simply provided the references of how and where the naturally occurring organohalogens were discovered. And this book has 2671 end notes.

This is an essential reference book, but I enjoy reading it.

The other thing is that it also contributes to the debate surrounding the alleged "ozone hole" ... because if there are no natural sources, then the argument that the anti-ozone compounds are man-made would control. However, since we now know that there ARE naturally-occurring organohalogens, the it lends credibility to Mount Erebus being the source of the "anti-ozone" compounds.

With the publication of this book, the total number of naturally-occurring organohalogens is up around 4,700 ... which is a big change from zero which the AGW people were pushing.

Outstanding book; a must buy for your reference shelf.


Pacific Air: How Fearless Flyboys, Peerless Aircraft, and Fast Flattops Conquered the Skies in the War with Japan
Pacific Air: How Fearless Flyboys, Peerless Aircraft, and Fast Flattops Conquered the Skies in the War with Japan
by David Sears
Edition: Hardcover
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1.0 out of 5 stars Purple prose. This book is unreadable., July 30, 2014
Purple prose.

This book is unreadable.


Cool-n-Save System
Cool-n-Save System
Offered by Etailz
Price: $78.88
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5.0 out of 5 stars Cuts a/c use by enough to let us change the thermostat setting by 3º., July 14, 2014
This review is from: Cool-n-Save System (Kitchen)
Uses no electricity; cuts A/C use by enough to let us change the thermostat setting by 3º.

Gotta tweak it a little, which is fun.

Need to aim the misting nozzles, based on your local wind direction. I added two more of the nozzles.

Makes a puddle on the ground so I added some cement to drain the water off.

What I did was to find some old broomsticks and insert them into old empty plastic detergent bottles filled with rocks to hold the broomsticks up, and attach the nozzles with twist-ties. Was able to move the nozzles around to suit the local conditions.

If you like fussing, this is as good as it gets.


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5.0 out of 5 stars Great for maximizing the amount of heat I can extract from my wood furnace., July 8, 2014
This is the second of these fans I have purchased, so I can run two at one time to maximize the amount of heat that I can distribute from my wood stove. Works great.

Uses no electricity. So even with a power outage, we get heat.


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