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Facts, Myths, and Oddities
Paul Yeager

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

More Information
  • Published : 02/03/2010
  • ISBN : 9780399535703
  • Format : Paperback
  • Imprint : TarcherPerigee
  • Size (mm): 140 x 210
  • Category: Popular Science
  • Pages : 224
  • Edition :