Gadget Nation: A Journey Through the Eccentric World of Invention [NOOK Book]

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Steve Greenberg has always been drawn to ingenuity and invention. It was that fascination that caused Steve to write this book about garage inventors. The book showcases more than 100 off-beat gadgets and the inventors behind them. The book, GADGET NATION: A JOURNEY THROUGH THE ECCENTRIC WORLD OF INVENTION (www.gadgetnation.net) is in its second printing and has recently been launched as a paperback and eBook. Steve is the host of the Food Network?s INVENTION HUNTERS. He routinely appears on NBC?s Today Show and ...
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Gadget Nation: A Journey Through the Eccentric World of Invention

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Overview

Steve Greenberg has always been drawn to ingenuity and invention. It was that fascination that caused Steve to write this book about garage inventors. The book showcases more than 100 off-beat gadgets and the inventors behind them. The book, GADGET NATION: A JOURNEY THROUGH THE ECCENTRIC WORLD OF INVENTION (www.gadgetnation.net) is in its second printing and has recently been launched as a paperback and eBook. Steve is the host of the Food Network’s INVENTION HUNTERS. He routinely appears on NBC’s Today Show and The Dr Oz Show. Each month, Steve can be seen demonstrating innovative products in America’s top TV markets including CW11 NYC, WGN Chicago, KGO San Francisco, WCAU NBC Phila, WUSA CBS Wash DC, and KHOU CBS Houston. Steve can also be seen on national shows such as ABC’s World News This Morning and World News Now, and the nationally syndicated show DayTime.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014417037
  • Publisher: FastPencil, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/11/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 564,517
  • File size: 18 MB
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 20, 2008

    What an amusing book with great ideas!!

    Thumbs up for Steve Greenberg! I just bought your book last night and it is hilarious!! My son and I went to dinner last night and while we were waiting for our order, we were going through the book. Well, we had a grand old time looking at the kool inventions and laughing hysterically. At one point, it took my son a few minutes to actually tell me what he thought about one of the inventions because he was laughing so hard, and what a great idea it was. Thanks for bringing some amusement and some fun ideas into this rough world we now live in.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 5, 2008

    Go Gadgets!

    Gadget Nation puts our modern world in perspective and introduces gadgets that solve problems you never knew you had. A nice eye opener! So great to know that these gadgets are available! This well written and FUN book is a must for the whole family. It reaches all ages. Since reading the book with my children, their wheels are spinning trying to come up with the next best gadget. They can't stop talking about the book. Go Gadget Nation!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 12, 2008

    The Perfect Gift

    I gave the book to my mom for Mother's Day, it was Perfect! My mom was surprised and thankful for the easy-to-read book about innovative products. What was even more enjoyable, however, was the ensuing discussion and laughter as the book was passed around the table. I look forward to talking with my mom about which products she liked the best and why. I recommend this book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 21, 2008

    FASCINATING

    I bought this book for my uncle because he likes technological gadgets but read it before I gave it to him. I loved it. I usually don't like non-fiction but this was fun to read and I'm getting a copy for myself and my son.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 20, 2008

    The Heart of a Nation

    Steve Greenberg's book is funny, informative and--this part surprised me--quite touching. The drive, imagination and optimism of these inventors, wacky though some may be, form the heart of what makes America, and the human being, so great. Can't wait for the author's next book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 19, 2008

    Gadget Nation, a perfect name and a great book!

    Steve Greenberg has sucessfully caputred the trials and tribulations of an Inventor. It's not easy, but it can be rewarding, Steve portrays. The Inventor is a special breed of cat, an optimist with a can do attitude, creating, marketing, and trying to sell their invention, what a Brotherhood. Gadget Nation, a perfect name and a great book!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 24, 2008

    Another Winner from Steve

    I originally bought the book because Steve has included my invention in it and I was excited to read his write-up about my company and product, but I found myself reading about each of the other inventions with curiosity and excitement. Steve did a wonderful job of creating a book that is not only informative but so interesting that I caught myself reading aloud to friends and family with my traditional southern slang of 'get this' as the intro. Thanks for a great new book Steve!

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