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Weather Whys

Facts, Myths, and Oddities

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Weather Whys by Paul Yeager
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Description

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

Author Biography

Paul Yeager is the managing editor of Accuweather.com and a freelance writer. As a child, he was annoyed when reading, writing, and arithmetic were referred to as the "Three R's," and he hasn't changed a bit over the years. He lives in Altoona, PA.
Release date Australia
May 3rd, 2010
Author
Pages
212
Interest Age
From 18 years
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Perigee Books,U.S.
Dimensions
138x213x15
ISBN-13
9780399535703
Product ID
3830379

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