Crash Test Girl

An Unlikely Experiment in Using the Scientific Method to Answer Life's Toughest Questions
CD - unabridged
Audio (7 discs)
Product Number: DD37737
Released: May 08, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781538549209
Narrator/s: Kari Byron
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Kari ByronA??former host of the wildly popular, iconic cult classic MythBustersA??shows how to crash test your way through life, no lab coat required. Kari ByronA??s story hasnA??t been a straight line. She started out as a broke artist living in San Francisco, writing poems on a crowded bus on the way to one of her three jobs. Many curve balls, unexpected twists, and yes, literal and figurative explosions later, and sheA??s one of the worldA??s most respected women in science entertainment, blowing stuff up on national television and getting paid for it! In Crash Test Girl, Kari reveals her fascinating life story on the set of MythBusters and beyond. With her signature gusto and roll-up-your-sleeves enthusiasm, she invites listeners behind the duct tape and the dynamite, to the unlikely friendships and low-budget sets that turned a crazy idea into a famously inventive show with a rabid fanbase. The truth is, Mythbusters was never meant to be a science show. But attaching a rocket to a car, riding a motorcycle on water, or lighting 500 pounds of coffee creamer on fire requires a decent understanding of chemistry, physics, and engineering. Thus, the cast and crew brought in the scientific method to work through each problem: Question. Hypothesize. Analyze. Experiment. Conclude. And as Kari came to learn in her own life, not only is the scientific method the best approach for busting myths, itA??s also the perfect tool for solving everyday issues, including: Career · Love · Creativity · Setbacks · Money · Sexuality · Depression · Bravery Crash Test Girl reminds us that science is for everyone, as long as youA??re willing to strap in, put on your safety goggles, hit a few walls, and learn from the results. Using a combination of methodical experimentation and unconventional creativity, youA??ll come to the most important conclusion of all: In life, sometimes you crash and burn, but you can always crash and learn.

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Author(s): Kari Byron
Narrator(s): Kari Byron
Product Number Z100132178
Released: May 08, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: HarperAudio
ISBN: #9780062858160
Author(s): Kari Byron
Product Number EB00710216
Released: May 08, 2018
Business Term: 26 Circ
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