By Sandy Donovan, Colin W. Thompson
An apple an afternoon retains the general practitioner away. people use simply ten percentage in their brains. when you move your eyes, they are going to remain that approach. you have got heard those universal sayings and ideology earlier than. yet are they truly precise? Can they be confirmed utilizing technological know-how? Let's examine seventeen health-related statements and discover which of them are correct, which of them are improper, and which of them nonetheless stump scientists! discover if the 5 moment rule for losing nutrients at the ground is right! notice if consuming chocolate may give you zits! See for those who can inform the adaptation among truth and fiction with Is truth?
By Muriel Mandell
103 initiatives reveal composition of items, how components are suffering from a variety of kinds of strength — warmth, mild, sound, electrical energy, mechanical power, extra. How a thermometer measures warmth, how an electrical bulb emits mild, how shadows are shaped, the right way to make a periscope, the best way to make a rainbow, extra. Over a hundred illustrations.
By Sandra Markle
Beware of those masters of defense--stick bugs! Their mystery weapon is having the ability to conceal in undeniable sight. to guard themselves from predators, they've got constructed lengthy, slim our bodies. They mix correct in to the branches they survive. a few stick bugs also have additional growths that appear like leaves for extra camouflage. Stick bugs additionally safeguard themselves by means of being so much lively at evening whilst it's even tougher to determine them. They get away from predators by way of shedding to the wooded area flooring, the place they appear to be fallen sticks and leaves. during this intriguing e-book, you could examine what makes stick bugs just like and diversified from different bugs. Close-up images and diagrams exhibit impressive information about stick bugs' our bodies, either inside and outside. and you'll practice actions that assist you become aware of how stick bugs dwell and the way they cover via retaining nonetheless. research extra approximately this fascinating member of nature's interesting Insect international!
By Ray Spangenburg
Discusses postwar clinical breakthroughs, elevated specialization in all technology, and using pcs in learn. taking a look at unsolved difficulties in technological know-how and the hot questions that come up, this quantity appears at technological know-how throughout the moment half the twentieth century and asks the query, the place is technological know-how heading within the twenty first century?
By Kathryn Walker
A favored tale tells of President Lincoln predicting his personal assassination, yet now not realizing the place or whilst it will occur. This interesting new name from Crabtree examines real-life situations the place goals seem to have been predictions of occasions but to occur. Scientists and believers during this phenomena discover even if we actually can see into the long run, or if those happenings are only coincidences.
By Emilio E. Matthaei
The paintings state of affairs on the topmost degrees of management is characterised by means of severe tension, severe components contain the responsibility to others corresponding to the board and shareholders, time strain, and everlasting paintings overload, the latter elevating fairly severe questions in regards to the caliber of determination making. Emilio Matthaei offers igniting insights from learning senior executives quite do, how lengthy they paintings, the place they paintings, what media they use, and with whom they have interaction. therefore, this ebook indicates what sorts of roles executives practice in ultra-modern huge enterprises.