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T of real life problems with unreal solutions but all of them based on pure science Each of them are to enjoy and think about Did you ever wonder how to build a lava moat around your house or how to send a package from space Well you re in luck Randall Munroe s How To Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real World Problems explains how to do these and several other weird things you might have wondered about I m not saying you re weird if you ve pondered these things I m saying they re weird uestions Don t blame me The himself claims they re absurd other absurd uestions asked answered absurd Other absurd uestions asked and answered this book include How to keep your house from moving How to power your house on Mars in case you forget to do the above How to ump really high perhaps you need to get to Mars because your house has movedIn the beginning I found the book entertaining but uickly tired of the silliness The mathematical euations used to explain the how tos were over my head and the uestions so far out there that even though the science still applies I

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it hard to stay Half way through the book I found myself skimming and that s never a good sign Still I continued on and found some amusing and interesting parts Some. Predict the weather by analyzing the pixels of your Facebook photos He teaches you how to tell if you're a baby boomer or a millennial by measuring the radioactivity of your teeth He offers tips for taking a selfie with a telescope crossing a river by boiling it and getting to your appointments on time by destroying the moon And if you want to get rid of this book once you're done with it he walks you through your options for proper disposal including dissolving it in the ocean converting it to a How To AUTHOR Randall MunroeNot many It wasn t a total waste of time reading this book but I don t think I ll be signing up for the author s other books any time soon Others might enjoy it than I did It S Certainly Good For Some Laughs s certainly good for some laughs ust got farther and farther in between for meBTW if you want to stop people knocking on your door you don t need to do anything as drastic as building a lava moat around it Simply move your house to Mars and wah lah Problem solved You re welcome Nonfiction books that are based on answering uestions in unconventional ways giving different answers to one uestion like in John Brockman s series extrapolating ideas and general taking the boooooring out of science are a great way to get everyone fascinated This book has some crazy but well explained and profound ideas for or less daily problems and gets one interested in the technology and physics of many ignored details of life Mind games creativity techniues free associations and simple experimentation are keystones of both science education and real practiced scienceOutgoing from the ideas of this book one could keystones of both science education and real practiced scienceOutgoing from the ideas of this book one could outside inside a complex building nature a social machinery virtual worldsly everywhere and simply try some unconventional approach to. Apour using tectonic plates to subduct it into the Earth's mantle or launching it into the sunBy exploring the most complicated ways to do simple tasks Munroe doesn't ust make things difficult for himself and his readers As he did so brilliantly in What If he invites us to explore the most absurd reaches of the possible Full of clever infographics and amusing illustrations How To is a delightfully mind bending way to better understand the science and technology underlying the things we do every day.

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355 stars This book is so interesting and entertainingly funny lol Randall Munroe is someone you hope to meet at a party and get to laugh at his okes while at the same time he teaches you things XDReally odd random uestions providing scientific answers You learn some random scientific facts along the way They re uestions you d never ask but once you hear it you want to know the answer Some of the uestions are kinda boring lol but overall this book is entertaining and interestingHow to land a plane was probably the funniest one where he uestions the first Canadian astronaut to land on the moonHow to play the piano was pretty interesting because he talks about sound play the piano was pretty interesting because he talks piano was pretty interesting because he talks sound how humans and animals hear certain wavelengths How to take a selfie XD Because of camera perspectives Randall gives the example of taking a picture of the giant moon in the sky being tiny in the pictureHow to accurately hit a drone lmao he actually called upon Serena Williams to see how many shots it would take to hit the drone with a tennis ball 3 lolHow to Dispose of this Book was the last one lol A bit too sciencey for my tastes I skimmed the math filled parts and the rest of it ust wasn t enough to tickle the funny bone Excellent se. The world's most entertaining and useless self help guide from the brilliant mind behind the wildly popular webcomic xkcd and the million selling What If and Thing Explainer For any task you might want to do there's a right way a wrong way and a way so monumentally bad that no one would ever try it How To 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 holeBestselling author and cartoonist Randall Munroe explains how to.