Category: Puzzles Games

The Mathematical Funfair by Brian Bolt

By Brian Bolt

This booklet follows the winning awesome Mathematical entertainment Arcade through a similar writer. It encompasses a additional 128 puzzles and video games designed to problem humans of every age. the topics diversity from matchsticks and cash to chocolate manufacture and expeditions throughout Dartmoor. the second one a part of the e-book includes a statement giving tricks and ideas.

Show description

Read More The Mathematical Funfair by Brian Bolt

Does Anything Eat Wasps?: And 101 Other Unsettling, Witty by New Scientist

By New Scientist

  • How fats should you be to turn into bulletproof?
  • Why do humans have eyebrows?
  • Why do pineapples have spines?
  • How a lot does a head weigh?
  • What impacts the colour of earwax?
  • How speedy may possibly I develop into a fossil?



have you idea up a query so thoroughly off-the-wall, so doubtless ridiculous, that you just could not even locate the braveness to invite it? probably on the activities bar you have been transported by way of the wonderful thing about your beer to ask yourself, "How lengthy might I continue to exist beer alone?" Or, biking throughout the park, you mused, "Did nature invent any wheels?" Or having a look up on the evening sky, you had a second of angst, "What may ensue if the moon without warning disappeared -- if it have been vaporized or stolen via aliens?"

filled with enjoyable factlets, Does something devour Wasps? is a runaway bestseller around the globe. It celebrates the bizarre and wacky questions -- a few trivial, a few baffling, all distinctive -- and their a number of solutions culled from "The final Word," a long-running column within the across the world well known technology journal, New Scientist. Tackling the imponderables of lifestyle, gleaming with humor, and bursting with pleasant erudition, Does whatever consume Wasps? is irresistibly enjoyable and completely engrossing.

So, move on. placed away your lab coat and your pencil -- technology is enjoyable back.

Show description

Read More Does Anything Eat Wasps?: And 101 Other Unsettling, Witty by New Scientist