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How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems from Randall Munroe of xkcd
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How To: Absurd Scientific Advice for Common Real-World Problems from Randall Munroe of xkcd (Paperback)

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Randall Munroe is . . .'Nerd royalty' Ben Goldacre



'Totally brilliant' Tim Harford



'Laugh-out-loud funny' Bill Gates



'Wonderful' Neil Gaiman



AN INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER





The world's most entertaining and useless self-help guide, from the brilliant mind behind the wildly popular webcomic xkcd and the million-selling What If? and Thing Explainer



For any task you might want to do, there's a right way, a wrong way, and a way so monumentally bad that no one would ever try it. How To is a guide to the third kind of approach. It's full of highly impractical advice for everything from landing a plane to digging a hole.



'How strange science can fix everyday problems' New Scientist



'A brilliant book: clamber in for a wild ride' Nature

Randall Munroe is the creator of the webcomic xkcd and bestselling author of What If?, Thing Explainer and xkcd: Volume 0. Randall was born in Easton, Pennsylvania, and grew up outside Richmond, Virginia. After studying physics at Christopher Newport University, he got a job building robots at NASA Langley Research Center. In 2006 he left NASA to draw comics on the internet full time, and has since been nominated for a Hugo Award three times. The International Astronomical Union recently named an asteroid after him: asteroid 4942 Munroe is big enough to cause mass extinction if it ever hits a planet like Earth.

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