The Things That Nobody Knows

The Things That Nobody Knows
Publisher Atlantic Books
Release Date
Category Science
Total Pages 384
ISBN 9780857897169
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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A playful and diverting, yet always scientifically rigorous look at those simple mysteries that are yet to be solvedWhy are so many giraffes gay? Has human evolution stopped? Where did our alphabet come from? Can robots become self-aware? Can lobsters recognize other lobsters by sight? What goes on inside a black hole? Are cell phones bad for us? Why can't we remember anything from our earliest years? Full of the mysteries of life, the universe, and everything, this is a fascinating and unputdownable exploration of the limits of human knowledge of our planet, its history and culture, and the universe beyond.

The Things That Nobody Knows
  • Author : William Hartston
  • Publisher : Atlantic Books
  • Release Date : 2012-11-01

Explores the limits of human knowledge of the planet, its history and culture, and the universe beyond.

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The Bumper Book of Things Nobody Knows
  • Author : William Hartston
  • Publisher : Atlantic Books (UK)
  • Release Date : 2017-11

There are many, many things that nobody knows. Do animals have a sense of humor? Why do we have five fingers? What did Jesus do in his youth? Has human evolution stopped? Can robots become self-aware? What goes on inside a black hole? Bringing together The Things That Nobody Knows

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Even More Things That Nobody Knows
  • Author : William Hartston
  • Publisher : Atlantic Books (UK)
  • Release Date : 2016-11

There are many, many more things that nobody knows. Do animals have a sense of humor? Why do we have five fingers? How long can humans live? What did Jesus do in his youth? Which speech did Lincoln deliver at Gettysburg? Does the appendix have any use? Is there an

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Things Nobody Knows But Me
  • Author : Amra Pajalić
  • Publisher : Transit Lounge
  • Release Date : 2019-05-01

When she is four years old Amra Pajalić realises that her mother is different. Fatima is loving but sometimes hears strange voices that tell her to do bizarre things. She is frequently sent to hospital and Amra and her brother are passed around to family friends and foster homes, and

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Nobody Knows What They re Doing
  • Author : Lee Crutchley
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Essentials
  • Release Date : 2021-02-16

Everything no one will tell you about being an artist Nobody Knows What They’re Doing is an honest guide to the creative life for artists of all kinds. Lee Crutchley, author of How to Be Happy (Or At Least Less Sad), skips the platitudes, positive affirmations, and guarantees of

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Joyride
  • Author : Amy Ehrlich
  • Publisher : Candlewick Press
  • Release Date : 2008

Having all her life unquestioningly abided by her mother's decisions to move frequently and remain aloof from outsiders, fourteen-year-old Nina Lewis begins to wonder about the reasons for their way of life. Reprint.

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The New York Nobody Knows
  • Author : William B. Helmreich
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-08-25

"As a kid growing up in Manhattan, William Helmreich played a game with his father they called "Last Stop." They would pick a subway line and ride it to its final destination, and explore the neighborhood there. Decades later, Helmreich teaches university courses about New York, and his love for

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Where Nobody Knows Your Name
  • Author : John Feinstein
  • Publisher : Anchor Books
  • Release Date : 2015-03-17

A New York Times best-selling sportswriter takes readers deep within the secretive inner-workings of the minor leagues through the stories of eight men who are living on the cusp of the dream—some of who have tasted major league success and some of who have toiled for long careers. 100,000 first

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The Man Nobody Knows
  • Author : Bruce Barton
  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Release Date : 2011-10-13

“The Man Nobody Knows” is a 1925 work by American author and advertising executive Bruce Fairchild Barton. His second book, it presents Jesus Christ as a businessman, and 'founder of Modern Business', in an attempt to make the story accessible to contemporary businessman. When first published, it shot to the top

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The Queens Nobody Knows
  • Author : William B. Helmreich
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-10-27

The only neighborhood-by-neighborhood guide to New York City's largest borough, from the award-winning author of The New York Nobody Knows Bill Helmreich walked every block of New York City—some six-thousand miles—to write the award-winning The New York Nobody Knows. Later, he re-walked most of Queens—1,012 miles in all—

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Nobody Knows But You
  • Author : Anica Mrose Rissi
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2020-09-08

The nail-bitingly intense story of a summer at camp that ends in a disturbing death—and depicts a powerful friendship that won’t ever be forgotten. Perfect for fans of One of Us Is Lying and Broken Things. Kayla is still holding on to Lainie’s secrets. After all, Lainie

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Nobody Knows Anything
  • Author : Robert Moriarty
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-02-23

Investors not only need to know what to do to profit, they also need to know what not to do. Learn how to understand how humans think and act as a herd so you can avoid being part of the herd. What works in nature may well not work as

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Nobody Knows My Name
  • Author : James Baldwin
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 1991-08-29

Baldwin's early essays have been described as 'an unequalled meditation on what it means to be black in America' . This rich and stimulating collection contains 'Fifth Avenue, Uptown: a Letter from Harlem', polemical pieces on the tragedies inflicted by racial segregation and a poignant account of his first journey to

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The Manhattan Nobody Knows
  • Author : William B. Helmreich
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-12-11

A one-of-a-kind walking guide to Manhattan, from the man who walked every block in New York City Bill Helmreich walked every block of New York City—six-thousand miles in all—to write the award-winning The New York Nobody Knows. Later, he re-walked most of Manhattan—721 miles—to write this new,

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Nobody Knows How to Make a Pizza
  • Author : Julie Borowski
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-09-17

Did you know there's not a single person on Earth who has the skills and knowledge to make something as deceptively simple as a cheese pizza? With a fun and engaging approach to economic concepts, Nobody Knows How to Make a Pizza is the perfect way to teach children about

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