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Product Description: Have you ever tried to learn more about some incredible thing, only to be frustrated by incomprehensible jargon?  Randall Munroe is here to help.  In Thing Explainer, he uses line drawings and only the thousand (or, rather, “ten hundred”) most common words to provide simple explanations for some of the most interesting stuff there is, including:food-heating radio boxes (microwaves)tall roads (bridges)computer buildings (datacenters)the shared space house (the International Space Station)the other worlds around the sun (the solar system)the big flat rocks we live on (tectonic plates)the pieces everything is made of (the periodic table)planes with turning wings (helicopters)boxes that make clothes smell better (washers and dryers)the bags of stuff inside you (cells) How do these things work? Where do they come from? What would life be like without them? And what would happen if we opened them up, heated them up, cooled them down, pointed them in a different direction, or pressed this button? In Thing Explainer, Munroe gives us the answers to these questions and so many more...read more

Hardcover:

9780544668256 | Houghton Mifflin, November 24, 2015, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Have you ever tried to learn more about some incredible thing, only to be frustrated by incomprehensible jargon?

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Product Description: Un libro en el que el humor y la ciencia se unen para dar explicación a todo tipo de preguntas curio ¡Ey! Gracias por fijarte en mi libro. Si estás pensando en comprarlo hay dos cosas que no tendrías por qué saber pero que quiero contarte por si finalmente no te gusta y decides darle otro uso: - Los humanos no podemos digerir el papel de celulosa, pero en caso de que pudiéramos, si decidieras comerte este libro engordarías 2...read more

Paperback:

9786073129831, titled "Qué pasaría si? / What If?: Respuestas serias y cientificas a todo tipo de preguntas absurdas / Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions" | Aguilar, August 25, 2015, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Un libro en el que el humor y la ciencia se unen para dar explicación a todo tipo de preguntas curio ¡Ey!

Hardcover:

9781473612037, titled "What If" | Gardners Books, September 4, 2014, cover price $24.85

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Product Description: [Read by Wil Wheaton]From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd comes this hilarious and informative book of answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask.Millions of people visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe's iconic webcomic...read more

Hardcover:

9780544272996 | Houghton Mifflin, September 2, 2014, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd, hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask.

Paperback:

9780544456860 | Mariner Books, September 2, 2014, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd, hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask Millions of people visit xkcd.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781483030197 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 2, 2014), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by Wil Wheaton]From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd comes this hilarious and informative book of answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask.

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Product Description: [Read by Wil Wheaton]From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd comes this hilarious and informative book of answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask.Millions of people visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe's iconic webcomic...read more
By Randall Munroe and Wil Wheaton (narrator)

CD/Spoken Word:

9781483030203 | Com/cdr un edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 2, 2014), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by Wil Wheaton]From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd comes this hilarious and informative book of answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask.

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Product Description: From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd comes this hilarious and informative book of answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask.Millions of people visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe's iconic webcomic...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781483030180, titled "What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions: Library Edition" | Com/cdr un edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 2, 2014), cover price $69.00 | About this edition: From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd comes this hilarious and informative book of answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask.

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Product Description: Randall Munroe describes xkcd as a webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language. While it's practically required reading in the geek community, xkcd fans are as varied as the comic's subject matter. This book creates laughs from science jokes on one page to relationship humor on another...read more

Paperback:

9780615314464 | Breadpig Inc, August 24, 2010, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Randall Munroe describes xkcd as a webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language.

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