Published New York : Scribner, 2015. What would happen if you stopped sleeping? Contents: Resolving persistent questions, rumors, and weird phenomena. It was not as funny, witty or interesting as I expected, but I think this might be due to the fact that this actually is my field and I'm supposed to know a thing or two about it. The E-mail message field is required. It was an informative and humorous book, but sometimes the humor got a little silly or juvenile. Thank you to Scribner and NetGalley for an advance copy of this book.
It does not understand the languages in which they are written. Why would I do that!! For instance, this book provides general questions and answers that aren't difficult to understand although I don't really think that it can be comprehended by every age group - maybe teen and above who are able to understand some little science words that were provided within the book, like myostatin, dopamine, MrgprA3 neuron? قاموا بالإجابة على أسئلة عامة في مواضيع مختلفة مثل: هل البرد يصيبنا بالمرض حقاً ؟ لماذا نشعر بأن الزمن أسرع عندما نكبر ؟ أين يذهب الضوء عندما تغلق الإضاءة ؟ و ما الذي سيحدث إن توقفت عن الخروج الى الخارج ؟ و أسئلة كثيرة غيرها. The truth is that this is a book for a specific audience and it comes with certain drawbacks, namely many unnecessary illustrations and a lack of depth. It's said that a kick in the balls is so painful because, while certain organs do not have pain receptors, like the liver though your liver can hurt, when it swells it does trigger the pain receptors in the surrounding membrane , testicles have a large number of pain receptors. I would recommend anyone with a curious mind to go check out their youtube channel Probably the most accurate title I've seen yet This book delivered - it was chock-full of quirky questions with scientific answers. Brain farts -- The science of bad breath -- Can snot save us? Brain farts, Could a zombie apocalypse happen, Why do we get pins and needles, The science of sexy, The science of swearing and The scientific power of naps. This was an easy to read book that I could dip into as I had time.
Each topic is presented with enough information to explain the science involved but not so much that the reader is swimming in terminology and detailed descriptions. This book switches gears and takes on some of the imponderables of everyday life such as are silent farts more deadly. And in the spirit of science, no subject is taboo. قاموا بالإجابة على أسئلة عامة في مواضيع مختلفة مثل: هل البرد يصيبنا بالمرض حقاً ؟ لماذا نشعر بأن الزمن أسرع عندما نكبر ؟ أين يذهب الضوء عندما تغلق الإضاءة ؟ و ما الذي سيحدث إن توقفت عن الخروج الى الخارج ؟ و أسئلة كثيرة غيرها. For instance, this book provides general questions and answers that aren't difficult to understand although I don't really think that it can be comprehended by every age group - maybe teen and above who are able to understand some little science words that were provided within the book, like myostatin, dopamine, MrgprA3 neuron? Gross, funny, interesting, weird: It's all science, and it's all cool. Get ready, take a deep breath, the title is a bit long.
By and large I think most explanations are okay, though of course sometimes oversimplified. Most of them are well-known musings i. Brain farts -- The science of bad breath -- Can snot save us? This is a perfect example of how using humor makes learning so much more enjoyable. This book contains so many interesting facts and answers to the weird common questions we wonder but may not know answers to. Why do we get hung over? At least the most recent incarnation seems to be a little clearer on how things should be done.
Does being cold make you sick? For example, Which is worse, childbirth of getting kicked in the balls; The science of orgasms, Will dancing get you laid; The science of morning wood, The scientific hangover cure. The chapter titles made me laugh, but then the authors go on to outline in very down-to earth terms the scientific explanation behind the answers. Look at it this way: without a liver, you'll be dead real quick. And I'm no doubt missing a few services and channels. Why do we get hung over? Plot It is about facts on the human being. The truth is that this is a book for a specific audience and it comes with certain drawbacks, namely many unnecessary illustrations and a lack of depth. Their bite-sized science snippets, replete with colorful whiteboard drawings, are like a modern-day version of Bill Nye the Science Guy or The Magic School Bus.
I love this book as much as I love their YouTube channel of the videos they do introducing science in a humorous way. Book Description Scribner Book Company, United States, 2015. Could the zombie apacolypse happen? I appreciated how each and every question was thoroughly researched - even if it was rediculous i. See all 226 customer reviews. Is it something in the water? As a big fan of their YouTube channel, I was sure I was going to love this book, and I did.
This is the science that people actually want to learn, shared in a friendly, engaging style. I liked it because it was about facts that are proven to be true. Amid the humor is great information and cocktail conversation fodder, all thoughtfully presented. The two male aut I received this book on Netgalley in exchange for a review. This book contains so many interesting facts and This is an interesting book written in a simple language. This is a cute little science book. But it's even more so when Mitch and Greg get their hands on it.
Man their spirit and ingenuity is what makes them so fun to watch. On the other hand, I think this would be a handy tool for educators and parents, because it explains science in a way that is easy to understand and fun. And plus now I have a bunch of random facts I can pester my friends and family with. If you are planning on buying it for a younger reader, I would recommend reading it with them! Whether you're a total newbie or the next Albert Einstein, this guide is sure to educate and entertain. I highly recommend it for curious but lazy readers, as well as for children of all ages.