Do Penguins Have Knees? (Google eBook)

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HarperCollins, Oct 13, 2009 - Games - 336 pages
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Ponder, if you will

What happens to your Social Security number when you die?
Why are peanuts listed as an ingredient in plain M&Ms?
Why is Barbie's hair made out of nylon, but Ken's hair is plastic?
What makes up the ever-mysterious "new-car smell"?

Pop-culture guru David Feldman demystifies these topics and so much more in Do Penguins Have Knees? -- the unchallenged source of answers to civilization's most perplexing questions.

Part of the Imponderables® series, Do Penguins Have Knees? arms readers with the knowledge about everyday life that encyclopedias, dictionaries, and almanacs just don't have. And think about it, where else are you going to get to the bottom of how beer was kept cold in the Old West?

  

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Review: Do Penguins Have Knees?: An Imponderables' Book

User Review  - Andi - Goodreads

This was quite a fun and interesting read. It's not earth shattering information, but it's fun party conversation. They've written several other Imponderables books, and I'm thinking I'll probably read those as well. And, for the record, they do have knees. Read full review

Review: Do Penguins Have Knees?: An Imponderables' Book

User Review  - Todd - Goodreads

What a fun book! I loved it! I can't wait to read the rest of them. :) Read full review

Contents

What does the USPS do with mail it cant deliver
13
they keep beer cold in the saloons of the
17
What S the difference between an ocean and a sea?
30
Why are sticks of margarine and butter thicker
42
Why do cats like so much to be scratched behind
48
What are the skins of hot dogs made of?
54
Why do the volume levels of different cable networks
57
What exactly are the liberal arts and who designated
70
Why is the home plate in baseball such a weird shape?
131
Why are tortilla chips so much more expensive than
137
HOW do 3D movies and 3D glasses work?
151
Why do we put thermometers under our tongues?
158
Why are there ridges often painted black on the sides
171
What is the technical definition of a sunset or sunrise?
176
Why does grease turn white when it cools?
182
Why do grocery coupons have expiration dates?
189

What do mosquitoes do during the day? And where
77
Why are 25watt light bulbs more expensive than 40
91
HOW are lane reflectors fastened onto the road so that
98
Why do milk cartons indicate open other end
112
What does the exempt sign next to some railroad
118
Why cant they make the flavor in chewing gum last
195
The Frustables That Will Not Die
225
Acknowledgments
249
Help
319
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About the author (2009)

David Feldman is the author of ten previous volumes of Imponderables®. He has a master's degree in popular culture from Bowling Green State University in Ohio and consults and lectures on the media. He lives in New York City.

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