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    • Every Tool's a Hammer

    • Lessons from a Lifetime of Making
    • Written by: Adam Savage
    • Narrated by: Adam Savage
    • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Adam Savage is a maker. From Chewbacca’s bandolier to a 1,000-shot Nerf gun, he has built thousands of spectacular projects as a special-effects artist and the cohost of MythBusters. Adam is also an educator, passionate about instilling the principles of making in the next generation of inventors and inspiring them to turn their curiosity into creation. In this practical and passionate guide, Adam weaves together vivid personal stories, original sketches and photographs from some of his most memorable projects, and interviews with many of his iconic and visionary friends.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A valuable tool in and of itself;

    • By Nate on 2019-05-15

    Price: CDN$ 23.67

    • Elon Musk

    • Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
    • Written by: Ashlee Vance
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 339
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 297
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 297

    In the spirit of Steve Jobs and Moneyball, Elon Musk is both an illuminating and authorized look at the extraordinary life of one of Silicon Valley's most exciting, unpredictable, and ambitious entrepreneurs - a real-life Tony Stark - and a fascinating exploration of the renewal of American invention and its new makers.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book!

    • By Judith B on 2019-04-21
    • Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future
    • Written by: Ashlee Vance
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 13 hrs and 23 mins
    • Release date: 2015-05-19
    • 5 out of 5 stars 339 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 45.28

    • Steve Jobs

    • Written by: Walter Isaacson
    • Narrated by: Dylan Baker
    • Length: 25 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 258
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    Based on more than 40 interviews with Jobs conducted over two years—as well as interviews with more than a hundred family members, friends, adversaries, competitors, and colleagues—Walter Isaacson has written a riveting story of the roller-coaster life and searingly intense personality of a creative entrepreneur whose passion for perfection and ferocious drive revolutionized six industries: personal computers, animated movies, music, phones, tablet computing, and digital publishing.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What a great book!

    • By Disappointed on 2019-04-26

    Price: CDN$ 46.30

    • Einstein

    • His Life and Universe
    • Written by: Walter Isaacson
    • Narrated by: Edward Herrmann
    • Length: 21 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 91
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    Why we think it’s a great listen: You thought he was a stodgy scientist with funny hair, but Isaacson and Hermann reveal an eloquent, intense, and selfless human being who not only shaped science with his theories, but politics and world events in the 20th century as well. Based on the newly released personal letters of Albert Einstein, Walter Isaacson explores how an imaginative, impertinent patent clerk became the mind reader of the creator of the cosmos.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • enlightening

    • By Jacques Huot on 2018-08-15

    Price: CDN$ 53.67

    • Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!

    • Written by: Richard P. Feynman
    • Narrated by: Raymond Todd
    • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 64

    With his characteristic eyebrow-raising behavior, Richard P. Feynman once provoked the wife of a Princeton dean to remark, "Surely you're joking, Mr. Feynman!" But the many scientific and personal achievements of this Nobel Prize-winning physicist are no laughing matter. Here, woven with his scintillating views on modern science, Feynman relates the defining moments of his accomplished life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a great narrative

    • By Omar2535 on 2019-03-30

    Price: CDN$ 31.01

    • Memories, Dreams, Reflections

    • Written by: C. G. Jung
    • Narrated by: James Cameron Stewart
    • Length: 16 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 35
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    In 1957, four years before his death, Carl Gustav Jung, psychiatrist and psychologist, began writing his life story. But what started as an exercise in autobiography soon morphed into an altogether more profound undertaking.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • life changing

    • By Anonymous User on 2019-01-08

    Price: CDN$ 46.26

    • Masters of Doom

    • How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture
    • Written by: David Kushner
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
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    Masters of Doom is the amazing true story of the Lennon and McCartney of video games: John Carmack and John Romero. Together, they ruled big business. They transformed popular culture. And they provoked a national controversy. More than anything, they lived a unique and rollicking American Dream, escaping the broken homes of their youth to produce the most notoriously successful game franchises in history - Doom and Quake - until the games they made tore them apart. This is a story of friendship and betrayal, commerce and artistry.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • John Romero will make you his bitch...

    • By M.Teter on 2019-04-17
    • How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture
    • Written by: David Kushner
    • Narrated by: Wil Wheaton
    • Length: 12 hrs and 43 mins
    • Release date: 2012-07-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 38 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 33.54

    • The Undoing Project

    • A Friendship That Changed Our Minds
    • Written by: Michael Lewis
    • Narrated by: Dennis Boutsikaris
    • Length: 10 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 88

    Forty years ago Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky wrote a series of breathtakingly original studies undoing our assumptions about the decision-making process. Their papers showed the ways in which the human mind erred systematically when forced to make judgments about uncertain situations. Their work created the field of behavioral economics, revolutionized Big Data studies, advanced evidence-based medicine, led to a new approach to government regulation, and made Michael Lewis' work possible.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating Book

    • By Peter on 2018-09-13

    Price: CDN$ 37.04

    • Tim Cook

    • The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level
    • Written by: Leander Kahney
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Cowley
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    The death of Steve Jobs left a gaping void at one of the most innovative companies of all time. Jobs wasn't merely Apple's iconic founder and CEO; he was the living embodiment of a global megabrand. It was hard to imagine that anyone could fill his shoes - especially not Tim Cook, the intensely private executive who many thought of as Apple's "operations drone". But seven years later, as journalist Leander Kahney reveals in this definitive audiobook, things at Apple couldn't be better. 

    • The Genius Who Took Apple to the Next Level
    • Written by: Leander Kahney
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Cowley
    • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
    • Release date: 2019-04-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 3 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 35.09

    • Quantum

    • Einstein, Bohr, and the Great Debate about the Nature of Reality
    • Written by: Manjit Kumar
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10
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    Quantum theory is weird. As Niels Bohr said, if you aren’t shocked by quantum theory, you don’t really understand it. For most people, quantum theory is synonymous with mysterious, impenetrable science. And in fact for many years it was equally baffling for scientists themselves. In this tour de force of science history, Manjit Kumar gives a dramatic and superbly written account of this fundamental scientific revolution.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Clear, concise, complete .... and entertaining!

    • By Phonse Fagan on 2018-10-12
    • Einstein, Bohr, and the Great Debate about the Nature of Reality
    • Written by: Manjit Kumar
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter
    • Length: 14 hrs and 21 mins
    • Release date: 2010-07-23
    • 5 out of 5 stars 10 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 33.31

    • What Einstein Got Wrong

    • Written by: Dan Hooper, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Dan Hooper
    • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
    • Original Recording
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    These 12 half-hour lectures are about what Einstein got wrong. He may have kindled a scientific revolution with his famous theory of relativity and his proof that atoms and light quanta exist, but he balked at accepting the most startling implications of these theories - such as the existence of black holes, the big bang, gravity waves, and mind-bendingly strange phenomena in the quantum realm. This course by research physicist Dan Hooper of the University of Chicago assumes no background in science and uses very little math.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • An interesting look at the impact of Einstein

    • By Mike Reiter on 2019-04-02

    Price: CDN$ 13.37

    • Einstein (Spanish Edition)

    • Su vida y su universo [His Life and His Universe]
    • Written by: Walter Isaacson
    • Narrated by: Luis Solís
    • Length: 28 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Escucha ahora la biografía definitiva de Albert Einstein, uno de los iconos del siglo XX y su mayor genio. 

    Price: CDN$ 28.41

    • Rocket Men

    • The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey to the Moon
    • Written by: Robert Kurson
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter, Robert Kurson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
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    By August 1968, the American space program was in danger of failing in its two most important objectives: to land a man on the moon by President Kennedy's end-of-decade deadline and to triumph over the Soviets in space. With its back against the wall, NASA made an almost unimaginable leap: It would scrap its usual methodical approach and risk everything on a sudden launch, sending the first men in history to the moon - in just four months. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating and Factual

    • By Anonymous User on 2019-05-03
    • The Daring Odyssey of Apollo 8 and the Astronauts Who Made Man's First Journey to the Moon
    • Written by: Robert Kurson
    • Narrated by: Ray Porter, Robert Kurson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
    • Release date: 2018-04-03
    • 5 out of 5 stars 20 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 40.04

    • Bitcoin Billionaires

    • Written by: Ben Mezrich
    • Narrated by: Will Damron
    • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ben Mezrich's 2009 best seller, The Accidental Billionaires, is the definitive account of Facebook's founding and the basis for the Academy Award-winning film The Social Network. Two of the story's iconic characters are Harvard students Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss: identical twins, Olympic rowers, and foils to Mark Zuckerberg. Bitcoin Billionaires is the story of the brothers’ redemption and revenge in the wake of their epic legal battle with Facebook.

    Price: CDN$ 35.08

    • Wizard

    • The Life and Times of Nikola Tesla: Biography of a Genius
    • Written by: Marc J. Seifer
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 22 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), credited as the inspiration for radio, robots, and even radar, has been called the patron saint of modern electricity. Based on original material and previously unavailable documents, this acclaimed book is the definitive biography of the man considered by many to be the founding father of modern electrical technology.

    • The Life and Times of Nikola Tesla: Biography of a Genius
    • Written by: Marc J. Seifer
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 22 hrs and 13 mins
    • Release date: 2011-11-07
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 7 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 56.44

    • No Stone Unturned

    • The True Story of the World's Premier Forensic Investigators
    • Written by: Steve Jackson
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 14 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
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    No Stone Unturned recreates the genesis of NecroSearch International: a small ,eclectic group of scientists and law enforcement personal, active and retired, who volunteer their services to help locate the clandestine graves of murder victims and recover the remains and evidence to assist with the apprehension and conviction of the killers.

    • The True Story of the World's Premier Forensic Investigators
    • Written by: Steve Jackson
    • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
    • Length: 14 hrs and 3 mins
    • Release date: 2015-05-04
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 15 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 33.54

    • Neil Armstrong

    • A Life of Flight
    • Written by: Jay Barbree
    • Narrated by: Michael Prichard
    • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Much has been written about Neil Armstrong, America's modern hero and history's most famous space traveler. Yet, shy of fame and never one to steal the spotlight, Armstrong was always reluctant to discuss his personal side of events. Here for the first time is the definitive story of Neil's life of flight he shared for five decades with a trusted friend - Jay Barbree.

    Price: CDN$ 37.04

    • Endurance

    • A Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery
    • Written by: Scott Kelly
    • Narrated by: Scott Kelly
    • Length: 13 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 62
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
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    A stunning memoir from the astronaut who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station - a candid account of his remarkable voyage, of the journeys off the planet that preceded it, and of his colorful formative years. A natural storyteller and modern-day hero, Kelly has a message of hope for the future that will inspire for generations to come. Here, in his personal story, we see the triumph of the human imagination, the strength of the human will, and the boundless wonder of the galaxy.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simply amazing

    • By Anonymous User on 2018-03-13
    • A Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery
    • Written by: Scott Kelly
    • Narrated by: Scott Kelly
    • Length: 13 hrs and 6 mins
    • Release date: 2017-10-17
    • 5 out of 5 stars 62 ratings

    Price: CDN$ 37.63

    • Failure Is Not an Option

    • Mission Control from Mercury to Apollo 13 and Beyond
    • Written by: Gene Kranz
    • Narrated by: Danny Campbell
    • Length: 18 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Gene Kranz was present at the creation of America's manned space program and was a key player in it for three decades. As a flight director in NASA's Mission Control, Kranz witnessed firsthand the making of history. He participated in the space program from the early days of the Mercury program to the last Apollo mission, and beyond. He endured the disastrous first years when rockets blew up and the United States seemed to fall further behind the Soviet Union in the space race.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great story of the space program

    • By Marcus Galantus on 2019-04-12

    Price: CDN$ 51.73

    • Reason for Hope

    • Written by: Jane Goodall, Phillip Berman
    • Narrated by: Jane Goodall
    • Length: 6 hrs and 13 mins
    • Abridged
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    Jane Goodall candidly shares her life, as well as the Gombe chimpanzees she introduced to the world nearly 40 years ago. She gives convincing reasons why we can and must open ourselves to the saints within each of us. At one with nature and challenged by the man-made dangers of environmental destruction, inequality, materialism, and genocide, Dr. Goodall offers her perceptions of these threats and celebrates the people who are working for Earth's renewal. Here, indeed, is Reason for Hope.

    Price: CDN$ 22.61

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