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"What If" by Randall Munroe

From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd, hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask Millions of people visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe's iconic webcomic. His stick-figure drawings about science, technology, language, and love have an enormous, dedicated following, as do his deeply researched answers to his fans' strangest questions. The queries he receives range from merely odd to downright diabolical: - What if I took a swim in a spent-nuclear-fuel pool? - Could you build a jetpack using downward-firing machine guns? - What if a Richter 15 earthquake hit New York City? - Are fire tornadoes possible? His responses are masterpieces of clarity and wit, gleefully and accurately explaining everything from the relativistic effects of a baseball pitched at near the speed of light to the many horrible ways you could die while building a periodic table out of all the actual elements. The book features new and never-before-answered questions, along with the most popular answers from the xkcd website. "What If? "is an informative feast for xkcd fans and anyone who loves to ponder the hypothetical.


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*Any color in the rainbow, and then some...WAS $11.00

Any color in the rainbow, and then some . . . Swing, skip and dance with a little girl named Gracie and her grandma, G Mops, who love and support each other through a colorful lifetime of playful, wonderful and memorable moments. A perfect gift for any special relationship.

Story, design, and illustrations by Krist Abel-Helwig.


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*Any dinosaur that's been discovered, and WAS $11.00

Any dinosaur that's been discovered, and then some . . . Run, jump and joke with a little boy named Sammy and his pesky grandpa, SuperPops, who love and tease each other as they explore their world through wonderful adventures, all the while discovering the best experiences are the ones we share.

Story, design, and illustrations by Krist Abel-Helwig.


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*Any place you've ever imagined, and then WAS $11.00

Any place you've ever imagined, and then some . . . Listen, laugh and learn with a little girl named Margo and her amazing Aunt Pauline, Auntie PA ( pah ), who love and support each other as they travel through a lifetime of exciting, entertaining and eventful expeditions in places near and far, far away.

Story, design, and illustrations by Krist Abel-Helwig.


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*Fracture: Essay Poems, and Stories on Fra WAS $24.95

Fracture: Essays, Poems, and Stories on Fracking in America brings together a choir of established and emerging writers, giving voice to the complexities of hydraulic fracturing across the United States. During a time in which so much information is known about fracking, art is needed to move the public consciousness and national conversation towards better land practices. In the tradition of Wallace Stegners 'This is Dinosaur,' Terry Tempest Williams and Stephen Trimbles 'Testimony,' and Rick Bass and David James Duncans 'The Heart of the Monster,' Fracture braids together essays, poems, and fiction to help bring new understanding to the plight of fracking. Pam Houston provides an introduction.

By Taylor Brorby & Stefanie Brook Trout, editors. Introduction by Pam Houston.


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*I love you I love you I love you I do WAS $11.00

I love you I love you I love you I do. If you were purple, then I'd be blue. Zoë, a precocious seven-year-old is struggling with her emerging identity. After a bedtime rhyming game with her dad she begins to realize what it means to be a part of a family.

Story, design, and illustrations by Krist Abel-Helwig.


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*The Biggest Rolodex In SportsWAS $19.99

The Biggest Rolodex in Sports by Larry Cotlar. Amazing experiences honoring the past and living the present. Enjoy every page of the Larry Cotlar journey.


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*The wifful wafful diffle daffle sniffle WAS $11.00

The wifful wafful diffle daffle sniffle snaffle snorful dorful waffle Even without syrup this sweet fun-filled story about a non-breakfast-eater turned waffle-completer is sure to delight both listener and reader, again and again.

Story, design, and illustrations by Krist Abel-Helwig.


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*We love you we love you we love you we do WAS $11.00

We love you we love you we love you we do. If you were a pirate, then we'd be your crew. When Max and Zoë play a bedtime rhyming game with their adopted baby sister Emma, Max wonders why she gets so much attention. Zoë shares what she has learned about families so he understands and appreciates what his baby sister adds to their lives.

Story, design, and illustrations by Krist Abel-Helwig.


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100 Things Iowa State Fans Should Know...

100 Things Iowa State Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die by Alex Halsted and Dylan Montz. Foreword by Fred Hoiberg, Foreword by Sage Rosenfels

Most Iowa State fans have taken in a game at Jack Trice Stadium or Hilton Coliseum and have seen highlights of Troy Davis and Fred Hoiberg. But only real fans know how the team name came to be, the location and story behind the "Honor Before Victory" plaque, or were there when the basketball team made an Elite Eight run in 2000. 100 Things Iowa State Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resource guide for true fans of Iowa State athletics. Whether they are die-hard boosters from the days of Earle Bruce on the gridiron or new supporters of Iowa State hoops, fans will value these essential pieces of Cyclones football and basketball knowledge and trivia—and all of the must-do activities in their lifetime.

Alex Halsted is a sportswriter and editor covering Iowa State Atheltics for Scout Media at AllCyclones.com. He previously worked for the Des Moines Register and the Iowa State Daily and is the author 100 Things Twins Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die. He lives in Ames, Iowa. Dylan Montz covers Iowa State football and men's basketball teams for the Cedar Rapids Gazette. He was a member of the Iowa State Daily sports desk for three and a half years, including a year as an assistant sports editor. He lives in Ames, Iowa. Fred Hoiberg is the former head coach of the Iowa State men's basketball team, as well as a former NBA player. He was the 2012 Big 12 Coach of the Year.


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1984 Pouch

Everyday pouches for literally anything. Canvas pouches with cover art from your favorite classics and fun literary interpretations. From the Paul Bacon dust jacket of Orwell's dystopic tale, a story more timely than ever.

Printed canvas, zipper enclosure, 9" W by 6". (09522524090)


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A Wrestling Life: The Inspiring Stories of Dan Gable

What does it take to be an Olympic gold medalist and to coach a collegiate team to fifteen NCAA titles? In A Wrestling Life: The Inspiring Stories of Dan Gable, famed wrestler and wrestling coach Dan Gable tells engaging and inspiring stories of his childhood in Waterloo, Iowa; overcoming the murder of his sister as a teenager; his sports career from swimming as a young boy, to his earliest wrestling matches, through the 1972 Olympics; coaching at the University of Iowa from the Banachs to the Brands; life-changing friendships he made along the way; and tales of his family life off the mat. A celebration of determination, teamwork, and the persevering human spirit, A Wrestling Life captures Gable’s methods and philosophies for reaching individual greatness as well as the incredible amount of fulfillment and satisfaction that comes from working as part of a team.

Dan Gable with Scott Schulte.


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Ames: A Ride Through Town on the "Dinkey"

Images of America. Ames: A Ride Through Town on the "Dinkey" by Farwell T. Brown.

Ames had been referred to as a railroad town; more correctly the railroad established itself at the same moment that Iowa Agricultural College, now Iowa State University, was taking form. While the railroad helped to develop Ames, it was the college that drew people with names like Welch, Beardshear, "Tama Jim" Wilson, Charles F. Curtiss, and their successors. The flourishing academic community also drew families like the Loughrans and the Tildens, who were attracted by the positive town-gown relationship. In Ames: A Ride Through Town on the "Dinkey," readers will meet some of these people and tour historic Ames, as the narrow-gauge train nicknamed the "Dinkey" weaves its way through the city's history in over 220 vintage photographs. The images in this book, featuring people and landmarks both past and present, include Ames native J. Herman Banning, the first African-American aviator to be licensed in the U.S.; the dramatic 1922 burning and destruction of the Iowa State College Armory; a rare image of the 1895 Iowa State Football team, the first to be called the Cyclones; and finally, a downtown Ames' growth from dirt streets with wooden sidewalks to a modern college town. Author Farwell T. Brown is a lifelong resident of Ames. He was born in 1910, and is the grandson of two pioneer families. He inherited their stories while living many of his own.


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Campus Beautiful Book

Campus Beautiful by Jodi O'Donnell. Published on the occasion of Iowa State University's Museums' 40th Anniversary this book is about shaping the aesthetic identity of Iowa State.

This item is not eligible for discounts - including Alumni Association member, Mascot/Magic Monday, Back to You Rewards redemption, etc.

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Campustown by Anthony Capps

For more than one hundred years, Campustown has served the students and community of Iowa State University. The originally residential neighborhood west of Ames was born in the early 1900s, when the school compelled students to seek residence off campus. However, local government overlooked the neighborhood, and it fell behind the achievements of Big Ames. After the boom of the previous decade, community leaders organized a secession movement in 1916. It took nearly a quarter century, but the neighborhood finally connected to the grid of public utilities. Author Anthony Capps takes readers on a journey from Campustown’s roots, through its vibrant years in the 1960s to current projects breathing new life into the district.


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Composition Notebook Pouch

This pouch is the perfect accessory for a well composed outfit.

100% cotton canvas, zipper enclosure, 9" W by 6" H. (73095726705)


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Constitution of the United States

The landmark legal document of the United States, the U.S. Constitution comprises the primary law of the Federal Government. Signed by the members of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787, the Constitution outlines the powers and responsibilities of the three chief branches of the Federal Government, as well as the basic rights of the citizens of the United States. This beautiful gift edition contains the complete text of the United States Constitution, as well as all of its amendments. It is a treasure for Americans of all ages.


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Cy's Game Day Rules by Sherri Smith

Come along with Cy as he takes you through a game day filled with fun! Along the way, Cy teaches manners and good sportsmanship in the traditional Iowa State way!


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Farm Estate & Business Planning by Neil E. Harl

Farm Estate & Business Planning by Neil E. Harl (Paperback)

Written with minimum legal jargon and numerous examples, this book is suitable for all levels of people associated with farms and ranches, from farm and ranch families to lenders and farm managers. Some lawyers and accountants circulate the book to clients as an early step in the planning process. We invite you to begin your farm and ranch estate and business planning with this book and help save your hard-earned assets for your children.


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Fifty Shades Darker by El James

Daunted by the singular tastes and dark secrets of the beautiful, tormented young entrepreneur Christian Grey, Anastasia Steele has broken off their relationship to start a new career with a Seattle publishing house. But desire for Christian still dominates her every waking thought, and when he proposes a new arrangement, Anastasia cannot resist. They rekindle their searing sensual affair, and Anastasia learns more about the harrowing past of her damaged, driven and demanding Fifty Shades. While Christian wrestles with his inner demons, Anastasia must confront the anger and envy of the women who came before her, and make the most important decision of her life.


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Fill-In-The-Blank What I Love About Mom Gift Book

This little book contains fill-in-the-blank lines to describe why your moms the best. Just complete each line and voilà: you have a uniquely personal gift Mother will read again and again. Make it as hilarious, honest, or heartfelt as you choose! Great as a Mother's day gift from kids of all ages.

Hardcover with removable clear plastic jacket; 4.5 x 3.25 inches; 112 pages.

Knock Knock is an award-winning purveyor of witty books and paper products based in Venice, CA


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Football's Fallen Hero by Steven L. Jones

Football's Fallen Hero by Steven L. Jones (Paperback)

The Jack Trice Story

Jack Trice was working to earn a degree and go south to help fellow African Americans when tragedy struck.


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Good Night Iowa

Many of North America’s most beloved regions are artfully celebrated in these board books designed to soothe children before bedtime while instilling an early appreciation for the continent’s natural and cultural wonders. Each book stars a multicultural group of people visiting the featured area's attractions and rhythmic language guides children through the passage of both a single day and the four seasons while saluting the iconic aspects of each place. This book of all things relating to the Hawkeye State spans from the farmlands to walleye fishing grounds in the Iowa Great Lakes. It highlights sights from Des Moines—the state capitol building, the Iowa State Fair, Adventureland, Blank Park Zoo, and the Des Moines Art Center—to Iowa City and the University of Iowa. Children can say goodnight to the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum as well as Dubuque-area sites, including the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium and Effigy Mounds National Monument.


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Goodnight, Cyclones

Goodnight, Cyclones children's book.

Written by Amy DeLashmutt and Illustrated by Sarah Heinz.

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Parts 1 & 2

(Special Rehearsal Edition Script): The Official Script Book of the Original West End Production

Based on an original new story by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany, a new play by Jack Thorne, is the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the first official Harry Potter story to be presented on stage. The play will receive its world premiere in London’s West End on July 30, 2016.

It was always difficult being Harry Potter and it isn’t much easier now that he is an overworked employee of the Ministry of Magic, a husband and father of three school-age children.

While Harry grapples with a past that refuses to stay where it belongs, his youngest son Albus must struggle with the weight of a family legacy he never wanted. As past and present fuse ominously, both father and son learn the uncomfortable truth: sometimes, darkness comes from unexpected places.


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