Science, Math, General Knowledge
and no one else does either. By James Trefil.
The most baffling scientific mysteries of our time.
A third of the world is at war... 30 million people in Africa are HIV positive... More than 150 countries use torture... cars kill 2 people every minute...
Edited by Ted Rall.
The best-selling author of Stiff turns her outrageous curiosity and insight on the most alluring scientific subject of all: sex.
How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture
With vivid and humorous examples, Conquering Statistics opens the world of statistics to the average reader as well as the student and offers an invaluable look at the science behind the statistics.
Discourses on Reflexology, Numerology, Urine Therapy, and other dubious subjects. A witty critique of New Age beliefs and scientific fraud. Topics debunked include paranormal events, Freud's theory of dreams, shamanism and UFOs. As well as providing laughter for sceptics, the book will also give solace and inspiration to those who prize logic and common sense.
by Dr. Aaron E. Carroll & Dr. Rachel C. Vreeman. The truth behind all those weird and worrisome things you think about your body- exposed!
In Elephants on Acid, Alex Boese reveals the results of the most outrageous, amusing and provocative experiments found in the files of modern science.
Being a set of stories, together with a group of oddments and diversions, all drawn from the universe of mathematics. Compiled and edited by Clifton Fadiman.
Faster: The Acceleration of Just About Everything by James Gleick. "Fascinating and disturbing, amusing and informative, Faster is an eclectic stew combining history, academic research, and anecdotes drawn from the popular media."- The Boston Globe
Unabridged Dover (1987) republication of the edition originally published by Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Reading, MA, 1965. Preface. Numerous black-and-white illustrations. viii + 88pp. 5 3/8 x 8 1/2. Paperbound.
Science slightly over the edge... In the twilight years of the 20th century, science and technology have at last caught up with the most outlandish dreams of science fiction.
And 150 other essential things every guy should know about Science. Serious science mixed with outrageous humor, this book promises guys the need-to-know info on sports, cars, technology, women, bodily functions, food, and more!
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Hardbound. From Sharon Rose andNeil Schlager. For anyone, young or old, who has ever wondered, how do they make those? -here is an entertaining, illustrated exploration of the process behind the manufacture of everyday items.
... and other stories of intriguing kitchen science. With more than 100 recipes.
A scientific odyssey through parallel universes, timpe warps, and the 10th dimension.