Arthur Casagrande (August 28, 1902 – September 6, 1981) was an Austrian-born American civil engineer who made important contributions to the fields of engineering geology and geotechnical engineering during its infancy. Renowned for his ingenious designs of soil testing apparatus and fundamental research on and soil liquefaction, he is also credited for developing the soil mechanics teaching programme at Harvard University during the early 1930s that has since been modelled in many universities around th..
William Henry " Bill" Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist. In 1975, Gates and Paul Allen co-founded Microsoft, which became the world's largest PC software company. During his career at Microsoft, Gates held the positions of chairman, CEO and chief software architect, and was the largest individual shareholder until May 2014. Gates has authored and co-authored several books.
A tale more uncanny than fiction yet as real as America itself, this fascinating biography details the life of Herbert Hoover from his strange boyhood to his almost mythological success. Having been grown and moulded by the same forces that grew and moulde..
When his sons begin to die in strange accidents, questions are asked whether Herbert harbors a dark sin for which God has cursed him. The baron suddenly sends for Sir Hugh of Wynethorpe, begging his friend to bring spiritual and secular healers. Sir Hugh p..
Sent to a small coastal town to investigate drug smuggling, Kelso stumbles on a dangerous organisation and suddenly more than just his life is at stake.It''s his past, his future, his sanity.Through torture and drugs he discovers the terrifying s..