It goes without saying that robots kill. They hunt, swarm, and fire lasers from their eyes. They even beat humans at chess. So who better to stand with us when the real villains arrive?
Movies instruct us that, whether we like it or not, we will one day be under siege by pirates, ninjas, zombies, aliens, and Godzilla. Also great white sharks. And-let's face it-we're not prepared. But with the advice contained in this brilliantly illustrated, ingenious book, you can build your own robot army to fend off hordes of bloodthirsty foes. From common-sense injunctions ("never approach an unfamiliar robot in a militarized zone") to tactical pointers ("low-power radar beats cameras for detecting mummies in a fog-shrouded crypt") to engineering advice ("passive-dynamic exoskeleton suits will increase sprint speeds but not leg strength"), this book contains all the wisdom you'll need to fend off the coming apocalypse.
Witty, informative, and utterly original, How to Build a Robot Army is the ideal book for readers of any age.
Learn to navigate the perils of everyday awkwardness with this smart, funny and charmingly illustrated guide.
Homo sapiens have been speaking for thousands of years—and yet basic communication still stymies us. We freeze up in elevators, on dates, at parties, and just about everywhere else. We stagger through our exchanges merely hoping not to crash, never considering that we might soar. But no more.
With What to Talk About you’ll learn to speak—fluently, intelligently, charmingly—to family, friends, coworkers, lovers, future lovers, horse trainers, children, even yourself. This hilarious manual, written by two award-winning authors and illustrated by legendary cartoonist Tony Millionaire, is tailor-made for anyone who might one day attend a dinner party, start a job, celebrate a birthday, graduate from school, date a human, or otherwise use words.
What to Talk About is not rocket science, but it is a lot like brain surgery, in the sense that is terrifying, risky—and could change you forever.
Put a twinkle in your father’s eye with the book that will make his humor more groan-tastic than ever—much to his delight. Help Dad expand his joke repertoire with more than 300 eye-rollers, cringers, groaners, side-splitters, knee-slappers, and gut-busters guaranteed to make you laugh (or sigh). From the folks who brought you the original Dad Jokes, this collection of all-new material contains Q&A jokes, puns, one-liners, tweets, and knock-knock jokes suitable for all ages, including . . . Q: What do you call a potato at a hockey game? A: A spec-tater.Don’t run with bagpipes. You could put an aye out. Or worse yet, get kilt.I always wanted to be a Gregorian monk, but I never got the chants. Great Moments in Dad History: October 28, 1960. Dave Gordon grabs his keys on the way out of the house and becomes the first dad in history to say to his kids, “You ready to rock and roll?”
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