How Does Aspirin Find a Headache?

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Harper Collins, Oct 13, 2009 - Games - 288 pages
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Ponder, if you will ...

Do snakes sneeze?
Why didn't the three musketeers carry muskets?
What happens to the holes that are punched out of looseleaf paper?
Why don't people smile in old photos?

Pop culture guru David Feldman demystifies these questions and much more in How Does Aspirin Find a Headache? Part of the Imponderables® series -- the unchallenged source of answers to civilization's most perplexing conundrums -- and charmingly illustrated by Kassie Schwan, this book provides you with knowledge about everyday life that encyclopedias, dictionaries, and almanacs just don't have. And think about it, where else are you going to find out why glue doesn't get stuck in the bottle?

 

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The more of this series I read the less I like. I collect books like this, and I am going to try to read every Imponderables book, but... it's definitely not the best series in this type of genre ... Read full review

Contents

Why Is Pistachio Ice Cream Colored Green?
12
Why Are Carpenters Pencils Square?
27
Why Do Peanuts in the Shell Usually Grow in Pairs?
34
Why Does a Loud Bang or Opening and Closing
41
If You Dig a Hole and Try to Plug the Hole with the Very
48
Whats the Difference Between Skim and Nonfat Milk?
59
Why Is It That What Looks to Us Like a HalfMoon
72
Why Do Many Elderly People Especially Those
79
Why Are the Muppets LeftHanded?
114
Why Are So Many Farm Plots Now Circular Instead
118
Why Are Covered Bridges Covered?
132
What Happens to the Ink When Newspapers
139
Why Does One Sometimes Find Sand in the Pockets
152
Why Hasnt Beer Been Marketed in Plastic Bottles
161
Why Do We Wave Polaroid Prints in the Air After
175
The Frustables That Will Not Die
221

Why Arent Automobiles Designed So That
92
What Does 100 Virgin Acrylic Mean?
97
Acknowledgments
253
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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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