You probably use a pencil almost every day. Did you know that the 'lead' in pencil is really a mineral called graphite? And that China and Mexico are two countries with large graphite deposits? Read this book to learn more about how pencils are manufactured and how they end up in the hands of people in countries around the globe.
The robots of today do more than just heavy lifting. Machines that can sense the world and make decisions are now being used in space, industry, medicine, and the military. This adventurous book follows the development of robots over the past century and describes how modern robots continue to revolutionize different fields making our lives easier, healthier, saferand more exciting.
A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and products of Apple, the consumer electronics company that was founded in 1976 and today manufactures some of the world's most popular computer products.
A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and holdings of eBay, the online auction and shopping company that was founded in 1995 and today sells a multitude of collectibles and other consumer products.
A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and products of Amazon.com, the electronic commerce company that was founded in 1994 and today is the largest online retailer in the United States.
A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and innovations of Facebook, the online social networking service that was founded in 2004 and today has hundreds of millions of users worldwide.
A look at the origins, leaders, growth, and innovations of CNN, the cable news channel that was founded in 1980 and today is one of the world's leading 24-hour television news networks.