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The Practical Pyromaniac
The Practical Pyromaniac By William Gurstelle

Combining science, history, and DIY pyrotechnics, this book for the workbench warrior explains humankind’s most useful and paradoxical tool: fire. William Gurstelle, author of the bestselling Backyard Ballistics, presents 25 projects with instructions, diagrams, photos, and links to video demonstrations that enable people of all ages to explore and safely play with fire. From Franklin’s stove to Diesel’s engine, explosive and fascinating tales are told of the great pyromaniacs who scientifically revealed the mysteries of fire such as “Gunpowder” Joseph Priestly, who discovered oxygen; Antoine Lavoisier, the father of chemistry; and (more...)
The Mini Story
The Mini Story By Giles Chapman

A unique look at the development of the Mini—the tiny car that was voted the second most influential car of the century. The latest in the highly illustrative Story series offers the fun and fascinating complete story of the Mini, from its 1950s origins to its enduring appeal. This light-hearted romp through the world of Minis explores the history and development of the car, as well as offering juicy snippets and fascinating quotes, perfect for anyone who loves this iconic vehicle.