Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities

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The myths, history, wives-tales, oddities, and wonders of a subject that comes up every day: the weather.

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Weather enthusiasts (or just the weather-curious) will discover surprising facts, myths, and oddities in this fascinating book of useful (and sometimes useless) information. With his expertise as a meteorologist and editor, Paul Yeager takes readers on a journey through the curious world of weather, revealing myths and misconceptions, sharing weird phenomena, and explaining how weather has affected history. Readers will discover a host of fascinating weather facts, including: - Which city is actually the windiest - How the temperature affects tire pressure - Why humidity makes hair go limp or frizzy - Why a coming storm causes sore joints - Why watering a garden after it rains is a good idea

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Author Paul Yeager
Publisher Perigee Books
Page Count 224pp
Publication Size 5.25 x 8.25
Publication Notes softcover
Publication Date March 2, 2010
ISBN 978-0399535703

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