9781633538283-1633538281-The Story Behind: The Extraordinary History Behind Ordinary Objects (Science Gifts, Funny Science Book, Think Geek, Trivia, for Fans of Atlas Obscura)

The Story Behind: The Extraordinary History Behind Ordinary Objects (Science Gifts, Funny Science Book, Think Geek, Trivia, for Fans of Atlas Obscura)

ISBN-13: 9781633538283
ISBN-10: 1633538281
Author: Prokop, Emily
Publication date: 2018
Publisher: Mango
Format: Paperback 256 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781633538283
ISBN-10: 1633538281
Author: Prokop, Emily
Publication date: 2018
Publisher: Mango
Format: Paperback 256 pages

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Acknowledged authors Prokop, Emily wrote The Story Behind: The Extraordinary History Behind Ordinary Objects (Science Gifts, Funny Science Book, Think Geek, Trivia, for Fans of Atlas Obscura) comprising 256 pages back in 2018. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1633538281 and 9781633538283. Since then The Story Behind: The Extraordinary History Behind Ordinary Objects (Science Gifts, Funny Science Book, Think Geek, Trivia, for Fans of Atlas Obscura) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 2.84 or rent at the marketplace.

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#1 Best Seller in Trivia & Fun Facts ─ The Surprising History of Ordinary Things

Learn the fascinating history and trivia you never knew about things we use daily from the host of The Story Behind podcast.

Everyday objects and major events in history: Every single thing that surrounds us has a story behind it. Many of us learn the history of humans and the major inventions that shaped our world. But what you may not have learned is the history of objects we surround ourselves with every day. You might not even know how the major events in history (World Wars, ancient civilizations, revolutions, etc.) influenced the inventions of things we use today.

The history and science behind the ordinary: From the creator of The Story Behind podcast comes this revelatory new book. The Story Behind will give insight into everyday objects we don’t think much about when we use them. Topics covered in the podcast will be examined in more detail along with many new fascinating topics. Learn how lollipops got started in Ancient Egypt, how podcasts were invented, and why Comic Sans was created. Learn the torture device origins of certain exercise equipment and the espionage beginnings of certain musical instruments. Ordinary things from science to art, food to sports, customs to fashion, and more are explored.

Discover the fascinating story behind many things:

  • Learn truly obscure history and fun facts that will change the way they see the world
  • Learn how major historic events still affect us today through seemingly mundane things
  • Become formidable trivia masters

If you have enjoyed books such as Now I Know, What If?, Ever Wonder Why?, The Greatest Stories Never Told, or Atlas Obscura; you will be entertained by The Story Behind.

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