Weather Whys

Facts, Myths, and Oddities
Product Number: EB00399286
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101184905
Publisher: TarcherPerigee
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Description

The myths, history, wives-tales, oddities, and wonders of a subject that comes up every day: the weather. Weather enthusiasts (or just the weather-curious) will discover surprising facts, myths, and oddities in this fascinating book of useful (and sometimes useless) information. With his expertise as a meteorologist and editor, Paul Yeager takes readers on a journey through the curious world of weather, revealing myths and misconceptions, sharing weird phenomena, and explaining how weather has affected history. Readers will discover a host of fascinating weather facts, including: ?Which city is actually the windiest ?How the temperature affects tire pressure ?Why humidity makes hair go limp or frizzy ?Why a coming storm causes sore joints ?Why watering a garden after it rains is a good idea

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Author(s): Paul Yeager
Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Mar 02, 2010

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