Everything Is Going to Kill Everybody
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Everything Is Going to Kill Everybody : The Terrifyingly Real Ways the World Wants You Dead

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"Just when you thought you'd accepted your own mortality . . . "Everything Is Going to Kill Everybody" is bringing panic back. Twenty illustrated, hilariously fear-inducing 
essays reveal the chilling and "very real "experiments, dangerous emerging technologies, and terrifying natural disasters that soon could"--"or very nearly already did"--"bring about the end of humanity. In short, everything in here will kill you and everyone you love. At any moment. And nobody's told you about it"--"until now: " " " - Experiments in green energy like the HiPER, which uses massive lasers to create a tiny "contained" sun; it's an idea that could save the world if it doesn't consume us all in a fiery fusion reaction first. - Global disasters like the hypercane--a hurricane so large it could cover all of North America and shoot trailer parks into space! - Terrifying new developments in robotics like the EATR, which powers itself on meat"--"an invention in the running for "Worst Decision Made by Anybody."

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Product details

  • Paperback | 260 pages
  • 73.66 x 101.6 x 25.4mm | 226.8g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Random House Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0307464342
  • 9780307464347
  • 83,970

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"A bold, terrifying read that goes down smooth thanks to a crisp infusion of humor. Thanks to this book, I can now aspire to dying in cooler ways than I ever thought possible. F**k you, old age. I'm holding out for a megatsunami." --Daniel H. Wilson, author of "How To Survive a Robot Uprising" " " "The book is proof that the ridiculous and the horrible are joined at the hip and will never be separated; in a universe that seems to continually be thinking up new ways to kill us, Brockway knows there is but one rational response: to point at it and laugh." --David Wong, author of "John Dies at the End" "There has never been a hipper Prophet of Doom. Irreverently entertaining and terrifyingly accurate, the probability of our future death has never been more fun." --Michael Largo, author of "Final Exits: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of How We Die" "This book is hilarious. As if I wasn't already afraid the leave the house. What's that? Brockway suggests the apocalypse doesn't knock? What if I cower under a desk? Well, damn. I might as well have another nacho." --Garth Sundem, author of "The Geeks' Guide to World Domination"

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About Robert Brockway

ROBERT BROCKWAY""is an editor 
and columnist for "Cracked.com" and runs the successful humor site "IFightRobots.com." 
He lives in Portland, Oregon.

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