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How to : absurd scientific advice for common real-world problems / Randall Munroe.

Munroe, Randall, (author.).

Available copies

  • 1 copy at Skagit Evergreen Libraries.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Shelving Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Holdable? Status Due Date
Upper Skagit Library Nonfiction 502 MUN 2019 1007599 Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525537090
  • ISBN: 0525537090
  • Physical Description: 307 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 292-299) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- How to jump really high -- How to throw a pool party -- How to dig a hole -- How to play the piano -- How to listen to music -- How to make an emergency landing -- How to cross a river -- How to move -- How to keep your house from moving -- How to chase a tornado -- How to build a lava moat -- How to throw things -- How to play football -- How to predict the weather -- How to go places -- How to play tag -- How to ski -- How to mail a package -- How to power your house (on Earth) -- How to power your house (on Mars) -- How to make friends -- How to blow out birthday candles -- How to walk a dog -- How to send a file -- How to charge your phone -- How to take a selfie -- How to catch a drone -- How to tell if you're a Nineties Kid -- How to win an election -- How to decorate a tree -- How to build a highway -- How to get somewhere fast -- How to be on time -- How to dispose of this book -- How to change a lightbulb.
Summary, etc.:
"For any task you might want to do, there's a right way, a wrong way, and a way so monumentally complex, excessive, and inadvisable that no one would ever try it. [This book] is a guide to the third kind of approach. It's full of highly impractical advice for everything from landing a plane to digging a hole." -- From book jacket flap.
Subject: Science > Miscellanea.
Problem solving.
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