A brilliant book to get you started in STEM. It explains things using only drawings and a vocabulary of just our 1,000 (or the ten hundred) most common words. From how a microwave works and toll bridges to the solar system and tectonic plates, this book dives in and explains the world around us. Written and illustrated by Randall Munroe, creator of the XKCD comic.
Paperback, 64 pages.
Measurements: 33.7 cm x 22.9 cm x 1 cm.
Designer and writer Mike Warren, creator of the popular Cut in Half YouTube channel, uses a high-pressure waterjet cutter to reveal the hidden workings of 58 everyday objects, from electronics to car parts and from seashells to sports equipment. With detailed photography from Jonothan Woodward,...
GCHQ, the top-secret intelligence and security agency, is opening up its archives of decades' worth of codes, puzzles and challenges for everyone to try. Over the years, their codebreakers have helped keep our country safe, from the Bletchley Park breakthroughs of WWII to the modern-day...
Meet the the rock lighthouses of Great Britain and Ireland. They form a ring of twenty towers built between 1811 and 1904, so-called because they were constructed on desolate rock formations in the middle of the sea. A beautifully lyrical exploration of these amazing structures...
A 50-page pad of Chopin Liszts! Printed with ruled lines and a part of the manuscript of Liszt's Hungarian March. 50 tear-off pagesmeasures 20.8 x 9.6 x 0.6 cm