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How Do They Do That?

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HOW DO
THEY
DO THAT?
How do they make mirrors?
How do sword swallowers swallow swords?
How does a Polaroid picture develop in broad daylight?
How do camels go without water?
How do they splice genes?
How do they create spectacular fireworks?
How indeed?

Ever found yourself wide-eyed at the wonders of science? Awestruck by the arts? Mystified by the miracles of nature or the marvel
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Paperback, 288 pages
Published July 1st 1982 by William Morrow Paperbacks (first published June 1981)
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Lamis
Aug 13, 2016 Lamis rated it really liked it
كيف تصنع الآلة الناسخة الصور الفورية؟
كيف تمزج النكهات المصطنعة بحيث تتشابه مع النكهات الأصلية؟
كيف يطهو فرن المايكرويف الطعام من الداخل؟
كيف تُحصى النجوم في الكون؟
كيف يصمت كاتم الصوت طلقة الرصاص؟
كيف تبث الأفلام الثلاثية الأبعاد على التليفزيون؟
كيف تدهن خطوط السير في وسط الطرقات؟
كيف تجلي المنظفات الدهن؟
كيف تحفر الأنفاق تحت الماء؟

تساؤلات كثيرة ربما لم أفكر بها من قبل مع أننا نصادفها كل يوم في حياتنا
الكتاب مفيد وفكرته رائعة ومن الممتع أن تتعرف على أشياء كهذه من حولنا وتفهم كيف تعمل، وترى كم بُذل من أج
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Lenny Husen
Sep 11, 2013 Lenny Husen rated it really liked it
This is a 3 star book, but gave it 4 stars for Historical significance. I apparently bought this book at the Smithsonian Museum giftshop back in 2000 or so, and didn't realize (until I started reading it in 2013) that it was published in 1981!
So there are a lot of unintentionally humorous references to "IBM Selectric" typewriters and "soon they will have a 9 digit Zip Code" and how do Polaroid cameras work as well as poignant ones " How do they wash the windows of the World Trade Center?" Sideba
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Df
Jun 04, 2015 Df rated it liked it
Have you ever wonder how they get lead in a pencil?Thanks to this book I have answers to many of lifes mosst common questions.This book has all sorts of questions from how big is the universe? and how do they cut diamonds.The book all gives the evidence and proper research on why and how these things happen.
Donovan
Mar 03, 2015 Donovan rated it liked it
This book is great for answers for very common questions like how do they get pencil lead in pencils.The book is good for children and creative minds.The book is fun and quick to read and is and excellent gift.
SmarterLilac
Jan 02, 2010 SmarterLilac rated it really liked it
A must read for the trivia fiend (though I really doubt all of the information in it is in any sense of the term still current.)
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