New Scientist: Do Polar Bears Get Lonely
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New Scientist [magazine], Mick O’Hare, editor, Do Polar Bears Get Lonely? : And Answers to 100 Other Weird and Wacky Questions about how the World Works. New York : Henry Holt and Co., 2009. xi + 240 pages; includes index.
Plus 94 other questions answered.
- Do spiders get thirsty?
- How long would it take a cow to fill the Grand Canyon with milk?
- How do they get the stripes on toothpaste?
This is a great book made up from readers' answers to a broad range of questions posed in the New Scientist magazine. As a non-science reader, this is a great book for me : intriguing questions with answers explained simply. It's a great way to learn some science without going to sleep!
-- Notes by LBB