By Mitchell Moffit

ISBN-10: 147675621X

ISBN-13: 9781476756219

From the creators of the wildly renowned and heavily clinical YouTube channel, AsapSCIENCE, comes interesting, irreverent, and completely obtainable solutions to the questions you by no means received to invite in technological know-how class.

Why can we get hung over? What could take place if you happen to stopped drowsing? Is binge-watching television truly undesirable for you? Why may still I take an influence nap? of their first-ever ebook, Mitchell Moffit and Greg Brown, the geniuses at the back of YouTube channel AsapSCIENCE, clarify the real technological know-how of ways issues paintings of their trademark hilarious and interesting fashion.

Applying the thrill, illustrated structure in their addictive movies to themes starting from mind freeze to hiccups to the technological know-how of the snooze button, AsapSCIENCE takes the underpinnings of biology, chemistry, physics, and different demanding sciences and applies them to lifestyle via quirky and relatable examples that might entice either technology nerds and people who didn’t ace chemistry. this is often the technology that individuals really are looking to study, shared in a pleasant, attractive variety. And within the spirit of technological know-how, no topic is taboo. Amid the humor is superb details and cocktail dialog fodder, all thoughtfully awarded. even if you’re a complete beginner or the following Albert Einstein, this advisor is certain to teach and entertain...ASAP.

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