Marshall Brain S MORE How STUFF Works

Marshall Brain s MORE How STUFF Works
Publisher Wiley
Release Date
Category Science
Total Pages 320
ISBN 076456711X
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Have you ever wondered. * How an ATM verifies your identification and account information and dispenses cash in a matter of seconds? * What, if anything, is able to escape from a black hole? * Why workplace surveillance is becoming more common? * Whether human cloning is possible? In this full-color follow-up to the bestselling How Stuff Works, Marshall Brain travels inside your computer, to the depths of diamond mines, across the African plains, and on board an Apache helicopter to explain the magic behind how stuff works. Based on the much-lauded Web site HowStuffWorks.com, this book is your A-to-Z guide to PDAs, MRIs, LEDs, and dozens of other intriguing topics! With More How Stuff Works, you'll never again look the same way at a car wash, clothes dryer, or electronic scanner. * More than 125 captivating articles * Hundreds of full-color photos and illustrations * Fun facts and sidebars * A special chapter on "Police, Military, and Defense" Praise for HowStuffWorks.com: "A+" -Washington Post Online " Top 100 Classics." -PC Magazine "Best Science & Technology Resource." -Yahoo! InternetLife "A-" -Entertainment Weekly "Great Site." -MSNBC "Super Site." -TBS Superstation

Marshall Brain s MORE How STUFF Works
  • Author : Marshall Brain
  • Publisher : Wiley
  • Release Date : 2002-10-17

Have you ever wondered. * How an ATM verifies your identification and account information and dispenses cash in a matter of seconds? * What, if anything, is able to escape from a black hole? * Why workplace surveillance is becoming more common? * Whether human cloning is possible? In this full-color follow-up to the

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How Stuff Works
  • Author : Marshall Brain
  • Publisher : Chartwell Books
  • Release Date : 2010-08-01

From the award-winning Web site visited by more than 2.5 million people every month comes the hardcover reference guide How Stuff Works. This book is a definitive guide to the inner workings of everyday items. In this fun and infinitely informative guide, Marshall Brain and staff of "stuff" experts at HowStuffWorks,

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Marshall Brain s How Stuff Works
  • Author : Marshall Brain
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2001-09-29

A guide to the inside workings of common machines and devices takes readers deep inside such items as car engines, computers, microwave ovens, and firecrackers.

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How  God  Works
  • Author : Marshall Brain
  • Publisher : Sterling Ethos
  • Release Date : 2015-01-06

Uses a scientific approach to answer the question of whether God exists, and examines the thinking processes and techniques that help inform a person's faith.

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Marshall Brain s How Stuff Works
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Wiley
  • Release Date : 2001-09-29

Have you ever wondered... How many sheets of paper can be produced from a single tree? Why do FM radio stations end in an odd number? What causes a sonic boom? Where is the world's fastest computer located? If you've ever scratched your head and thought, why?," you'll love How

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The Teenager s Guide to the Real World
  • Author : Marshall Brain
  • Publisher : Byg Pub
  • Release Date : 1997

"Provides in-depth guidance on making the transition into adulthood and laying a foundation for success."--Page 4 of cover.

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Don t Even Think About It
  • Author : George Marshall
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release Date : 2014-08-19

From the founder of the Climate Outreach and Information Network, a groundbreaking take on the most urgent question of our time: Why, despite overwhelming scientific evidence, do we still ignore climate change? “Please read this book, and think about it.” --Bill Nye Most of us recognize that climate change is

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Your Brain at Work  Revised and Updated
  • Author : David Rock
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2020-08-11

A researcher and consultant burrows deep inside the heads of one modern two-career couple to examine how each partner processes the workday—revealing how a more nuanced understanding of the brain can allow us to better organize, prioritize, recall, and sort our daily lives. Emily and Paul are the parents

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What If
  • Author : Marshall Brain
  • Publisher : Wiley
  • Release Date : 2002-09-12

If you've ever scratched your head and thought, "What If you got struck by lightning? What If you stopped paying Taxes? What If we lived on the Moon? What If I did put aluminum foil in the microwave? then you'll be absolutely bowled over by this intriguing guide. With more

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Discoveries and Inventions in Literature for Youth
  • Author : Joy L. Lowe,Kathryn I. Matthew
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release Date : 2004

A compilation of books and other resources that are appropriate for students in kindergarten through twelfth grade.

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The Power of Habit
  • Author : Charles Duhigg
  • Publisher : Doubleday Canada
  • Release Date : 2012-02-28

Groundbreaking new research shows that by grabbing hold of the three-step "loop" all habits form in our brains--cue, routine, reward--we can change them, giving us the power to take control over our lives. "We are what we repeatedly do," said Aristotle. "Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."

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The Brain That Changes Itself
  • Author : Norman Doidge
  • Publisher : Scribe Publications
  • Release Date : 2010

An astonishing new scientific discovery called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the centuries-old notion that the adult human brain is fixed and unchanging. It is, instead, able to change its own structure and function, even into old age. Psychiatrist and rersearcher Norman Doidge, M.D., travelled around the United States to meet

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The Biological Mind
  • Author : Alan Jasanoff
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release Date : 2018-03-13

A pioneering neuroscientist argues that we are more than our brains To many, the brain is the seat of personal identity and autonomy. But the way we talk about the brain is often rooted more in mystical conceptions of the soul than in scientific fact. This blinds us to the

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Triggers
  • Author : Marshall Goldsmith,Mark Reiter
  • Publisher : Profile Books
  • Release Date : 2015-03-26

In business - as in life - the right behaviours matter. But getting it right is tricky. Even when we acknowledge the need to change what we do and how we do it, life has a habit of getting in the way, upsetting even the best-laid plans. And just how

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The Middle School Mind
  • Author : Richard M. Marshall,Sharon Neuman
  • Publisher : R&L Education
  • Release Date : 2012

This book is a must read for anyone in close proximity to middle schoolers. Using actual events from the lives of real teenagers, the authors (a middle school principal and a child neuropsychologist) combine perspectives to provide an engaging, light-hearted journey into the adventures and misadventures of newly-minted teens. First,

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