Mick O'Hare

Why Don't Penguins' Feet Freeze?

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- What time is it at the North Pole?- Whats the chemical formula for a human being? – Why is snot green? – Should you pickle your conkers? – Why do boomerangs come back? The New Scientist magazines ever-popular "e;Last Word"e; column produces an endlessly fascinating array of questions and answers from its readers. For all those who relish its mixture of wit, insight and scientific curiositynot to mention those who have read and enjoyed Does Anything Eat Wasps?, the brilliantly successful previous collectionthis new volume will be irresistible. Why Dont Penguins Feet Freeze? includes recent answers never before published in book form, as well as old favourites from the columns early days. This bumper collection brings together the highlights of the Last Word in another wise, weird and wacky compendium that is guaranteed to amaze, inform and delight.
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    asanisimasalaithas quoted7 years ago
    Why is snot green? Why does grilled cheese go stringy? Why does silver foil make tooth fillings painful? And, of course, why don’t penguins’ feet freeze?

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