The Pocket Genius

The Pocket Genius : 563 Facts That Make You the Smartest Person in the Room

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Which 1958 invention can be used to repair a broken taillight, reassemble a vase, close wounds and lift fingerprints? How fast (in milliseconds) does a batter have to react in order to hit a fast ball hurtling in at 90 mph? What's the easiest way to demagnetise a screwdriver? Test your grasp of scientific trivia with this handy pocket-sized book, compiled by the editors of Popular Mechanics. It's chock-full of brainteasers, multiple-choice questions and amazing facts on cars, home how-to, nature, sports, science and technology and much more.
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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 137.16 x 152.4 x 20.32mm | 272.15g
  • Hearst Communications
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • full colour throughout, includes photographs
  • 1588168794
  • 9781588168795
  • 1,334,952

About Susan Randol

Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences 9 million curious minds that read the magazine every month. The magazine features breakthroughs in the latest innovations in science and technology.
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