Dead Strange. The Bizarre Truths Behind 50 World-Famous by Matt Lamy

By Matt Lamy

This outstanding assortment includes entries on every little thing from the unusual to the awful, and from the spooky to the simply simple confounding. The publication offers crucial historical past info at the occasions and the folk concerned, discusses the effect of specific myths and ideology, and gives updates at the newest investigations being undertaken in an try and locate solutions to those baffling phenomena. From Loch Ness to Bigfoot, spontaneous combustion to Roswell, every one access is supported with sidebars with regards to popular culture, and is derived with a wealth of photos.

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Mysteries of the Cosmic Joker by Kathryn Walker

By Kathryn Walker

Is there a few mysterious strength of nature that has a feeling of humor, inflicting possible unexplained and weird issues to occur on the earth? Flying omelets and shoals of fish falling out of the sky can have completely brilliant factors, yet how can we clarify the way in which that twins separated at delivery have again and again an identical direction via existence? during this interesting publication, scientists use technological know-how and chaos concept to aim to provide an explanation for the Cosmic Joker.

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Weird Science: 40 Strange-Acting, Bizarre-Looking, and by Jim Wiese

By Jim Wiese

Realize the bizarre technological know-how at the back of the ickiest, wackiest, most original issues ever to exist! do you want to make your personal slime, detect how lava lamps paintings, or learn the way fabrics decompose?Have you ever heard approximately ball lightning or the Aurora Borealis at the information and puzzled what the reporter was once conversing approximately? Are you searching for nice principles to your subsequent technology reasonable undertaking? in case you responded "yes" to any of those questions, then bizarre technological know-how is for you! From banana slugs and dry ice to optical illusions and time commute, you are going to examine the most strange clinical oddities in the world. Dozens of fun-packed actions assist you see for your self how quicksand fairly works, why our toes occasionally get stinky, how bug holes and black holes are shaped, why bugs can stroll on water, and masses extra. you are going to even see how one can flip those extraordinary actions into technological know-how initiatives! each one scan is secure and simple to do, and all you would like is daily stuff from round the apartment. So prepare to take a wierd, creepy, and occasionally even gross trip via bizarre Science!"

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Science magic with physics by Kay Richards

By Kay Richards

How will you illuminate a bulb with twelve potatoes? How can
you see round corners? Is it attainable for water to circulation uphill?
You can detect the solutions to those and lots of extra fascinat
ing questions as you are attempting out the fantastic experiments explained
in this publication. technology Magic with Physics has greater than 100
"magic" experiments which are easy and secure to do and use only
household or low-cost fabrics. every one will astound and
mystify the readers and onlookers. they're all colorfully illus
trated and the clinical theories at the back of every one workout have been
carefully defined in a lightheaded and easy-to-follow variety.

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Johannes Gutenberg and the Printing Press (Pivotal Moments by Diana Childress

By Diana Childress

Can one invention fairly switch the area? sooner than the mid-fifteenth century, books have been published by means of hand, making them infrequent and costly. studying and studying remained a privilege of the wealthy--until Johannes Gutenberg built a desktop referred to as the printing press. Gutenberg, a German metalworker, all started within the 1440s by way of making movable type--small steel letters that have been prepared to shape phrases and sentences, changing handwritten letters. Movable variety healthy into frames at the printing press, and the clicking then produced many copies of an analogous web page. As movable sort and the printing press made e-book construction a lot speedier and cheaper, examining fabric of all types grew to become to be had to a miles wider viewers. In Gutenberg's time, Europe was once already on the point of a brand new age--an explosion of worldwide exploration, clinical discoveries, and political and spiritual adjustments. Gutenberg's printing press helped propel Europe into the trendy period, and his legacy continues to be within the hundreds of thousands of books and newspapers published every year to maintain us educated, entertained, and attached. certainly, Gutenberg's improvement of the printing press grew to become one among history's pivotal moments.

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Shapes in Math Science and Nature: Squares Triangles and by Catherine Sheldrick Ross, Bill Slavin

By Catherine Sheldrick Ross, Bill Slavin

The 3 books within the renowned Shapes in Math, technology and Nature sequence, Squares, Triangles and Circles, are actually to be had in a single remarkable compilation. The layout has been refreshed, and the textual content via Catherine Sheldrick Ross has been flippantly up-to-date. What makes the compilation so particular and simply undeniable attention-grabbing is what percentage issues it manages to hide for every of those 3 most simple shapes. for instance, squares are explored not only when it comes to what they're, how they're drawn and their geometry equations, that are all defined in-depth, but in addition via old legends that characteristic squares, language expressions that use the note sq. (?back to sq. one?), illusions performed with squares, urban grids designed with squares and well-known urban facilities which are squares (think purple sq. in Moscow). There also are a number of principles for hands-on-learning actions ---projects, puzzles, experiments --- that relate the textual content to daily life.

The resourceful art by way of award-winning illustrator invoice Slavin manages to obviously exhibit the occasionally tough strategies within the textual content, whereas holding the visuals enjoyable and funny sufficient to carry the curiosity of younger readers. it is easy to work out why the books during this compilation were perennial favorites with educators. It contains enticing, well-written, interactive content material that is helping make geometry and dimension innovations graspable or even stress-free, whereas additionally supplying possibilities for classes on quite a number matters from technological know-how, know-how and engineering to social stories, paintings, and structure. there's an intensive desk of contents, word list, and index for reference.

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New Cosmetic Science by Takeo Mitsui

By Takeo Mitsui

Beauty technological know-how covers the fields from average sciences to human and social sciences, and is a vital interdisciplinary aspect in numerous medical disciples. New beauty technology is a very up to date entire evaluation of its 35 12 months outdated counterpart beauty technological know-how. New beauty technology has been written to offer as many folks as attainable a greater figuring out of the topic, from scientists and technologists focusing on beauty learn and production, to scholars of beauty technology, and folks with quite a lot of pursuits bearing on cosmetics.The dating among some of the disciplines comprising beauty technological know-how, and cosmetics, is defined partly I. as well as discussing the protection of cosmetics, the "Usefulness of Cosmetics", speedily changing into a big subject, is defined utilizing examine examples. the newest findings on beauty balance are awarded, as are databases, books and magazines, more and more utilized by beauty scientists. half II offers with cosmetics from a utilization standpoint, together with skincare cosmetics, make-up cosmetics, hair care cosmetics, fragrances, physique cosmetics, and oral care cosmetics. Oral care cosmetics and physique cosmetics are awarded with product functionality, varieties, major elements, prescriptions and production equipment defined for every item.This very good quantity enlightens the reader not just on present cosmetics and utilization, yet shows destiny development enlarging the invaluable results of cosmetics. items with greater pharmaceutical homes (cosmeceuticals), operating either bodily and psychologically, also are highlighted.

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Granddad's Wonderful Book Of Chemistry by Kurt Saxon

By Kurt Saxon

Granddad's terrific publication of Chemistry: eight½ X 11", 435 Pages the unique tools of domestic production for everybody Make natural extracts, crucial oils, acids, gases alkaloids etcetera. Make many of the chemical substances from easy-to-get uncooked chemical substances. Plus a whole direction in laboratory glass blowing; Dick's Encyclopedia of sensible Receipts and methods, 1872; The scientific scholars guide of Chemistry, 1889; Chemical Magic, 1920; tips on how to Make And Use A Small Chemical Laboratory, 1926.

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Science Rocks! by Robert Winston

By Robert Winston

Bold experiments and difficult puzzles designed to get your mind cells buzzing!Science Rocks bargains kids numerous awe-inspiring principles for technology tasks that may brighten up their tuition paintings and support them ranking the profitable prize on the technological know-how reasonable! choked with enjoyable actions to fill a number of spare mins, an hour, or an afternoon, this booklet teaches teenagers find out how to use loved ones gadgets to profit approximately chemistry, physics, biology, and extra. With its bright illustrations and step by step directions, those experiments are immediately obtainable to all.

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