Answers to the World's Weirdest Questions, Most Persistent Rumors, and Unexplained Phenomena

Book - 2015
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From the creators of the wildly popular and seriously scientific YouTube channel, AsapSCIENCE, comes entertaining, irreverent, and totally accessible answers to the questions you never got to ask in science class.

Why do we get hung over? What would happen if you stopped sleeping? Is binge-watching TV actually bad for you? Why should I take a power nap? In their first-ever book, Mitchell Moffit and Greg Brown, the geniuses behind YouTube channel AsapSCIENCE, explain the true science of how things work in their trademark hilarious and fascinating fashion.

Applying the fun, illustrated format of their addictive videos to topics ranging from brain freeze to hiccups to the science of the snooze button, AsapSCIENCE takes the underpinnings of biology, chemistry, physics, and other hard sciences and applies them to everyday life through quirky and relatable examples that will appeal to both science nerds and those who didn't ace chemistry. This is the science that people actually want to learn, shared in a friendly, engaging style. And in the spirit of science, no subject is taboo. Amid the humor is great information and cocktail conversation fodder, all thoughtfully presented. Whether you're a total newbie or the next Albert Einstein, this guide is sure to educate and entertain...ASAP.
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2015.
ISBN: 9781476756219
Branch Call Number: 500 Mof
Characteristics: 248 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Brown, Greg 1988-
Carroll, Jessica 1976-
Alternative Title: Asap SCIENCE


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Dec 27, 2017

Authors answered all sorts of weird real & hypothecial questions parents & teachers have difficulty answering. Many of the answers & drawings were just as weird & even gross out.
Best to read by yourself far away from your friend & family to minimize your LOL & eew reactions.

Dec 04, 2015

I think this book will really help me in science

FishbowlB77 Oct 26, 2015

It's the science that you didn't learn in school. Check out ASAP SCIENCE on YouTube.

Aug 29, 2015

Really interesting. I bought the book at Indigo, since I subscribed to their Youtube Channel and they actually explain science in the easiest way I think is possible.

Apr 25, 2015

The title says it all! A fun and informative read.

Mar 21, 2015

A "fun facts" book with an interesting take on questions like whether the chicken or the egg came first. A definite answer is provided.

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Aug 29, 2015

lmatsugu thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over


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