Do Polar Bears Get Lonely?
And Answers to 100 Other Weird and Wacky Questions About How the World WorksBook - 2009
Amazing and intriguing questions and answers from the team behind the international phenomenon Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze?
The popular-science magazine behind the runaway international bestsellers Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze? and Does Anything Eat Wasps? takes on another irresistible batch of the strange, silly, and mind-boggling questions that plague curious minds the world over:
- Can pigeons sweat, can fish get thirsty, and can insects get fat?- Could a person commit the perfect murder by killing someone the day after receiving a full blood transfusion?- Is there a way to beat the odds of the lottery by using math?- How much mucus does a nose produce during the average cold?- If forced to eat parts of yourself to survive, which non-vital organs would be the most nutritious?
Culled from New Scientist's popular "The Last Word" column and edited by Mick O'Hare, the author of How to Fossilize Your Hamster , Do Polar Bears Get Lonely? is guaranteed to amuse and amaze as much as it informs.
(And if a polar bear appears to be lonely, it probably means there wasn't enough walrus for dinner.)