Thing Explainer

Randall Munroe Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Have you ever tried to learn more about some incredible thing, only to be frustrated by incomprehensible jargon? Randall Munroe is here to help. In Thing Explainer, he uses line drawings and only the

ISBN10 : 054466860X , ISBN13 : 9780544668607

Page Number : 64

What If?

Randall Munroe Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The creator of the incredibly popular webcomic xkcd presents his heavily researched answers to his fans' oddest questions, including “What if I took a swim in a spent-nuclear-fuel pool?” and “Co

ISBN10 : 0544272994 , ISBN13 : 9780544272996

Page Number : 320

Stuff Matters

Mark Miodownik Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

A world-leading materials scientist presents an engrossing collection of stories that explain the science and history of materials, from the plastic in our appliances to the elastic in our underpants,

ISBN10 : 0544236041 , ISBN13 : 9780544236042

Page Number : 252

Cooking For Geeks

Jeff Potter "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

Are you the innovative type, the cook who marches to a different drummer -- used to expressing your creativity instead of just following recipes? Are you interested in the science behind what happens

ISBN10 : 9781449395872 , ISBN13 : 1449395872

Page Number : 432

Hyperbole And A Half

Allie Brosh Simon and Schuster

FROM THE PUBLISHER: Every time Allie Brosh posts something new on her hugely popular blog Hyperbole and a Half the internet rejoices. Touching, absurd, and darkly comic, Allie Brosh’s highly anticip

ISBN10 : 1451666187 , ISBN13 : 9781451666182

Page Number : 288

Zen Pencils

Gavin Aung Than Andrews McMeel Publishing

Gavin Aung Than, an Australian graphic designer turned cartoonist, started the weekly Zen Pencils blog in February 2012. He describes his motivation for launching Zen Pencils: "I was working in the bo

ISBN10 : 1449461492 , ISBN13 : 9781449461492

Page Number : 144