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    • Why Sh-t Happens

    • The Science of a Really Bad Day
    • By: Peter J. Bentley Ph.D.
    • Narrated by: Phil Gigante
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    In Why Sh-t Happens, esteemed scientist Peter J. Bentley tackles the realm of everyday disaster through a highly empirical approach informed by wit and humor. Bentley brilliantly explores accident on a molecular level, arming you with an essential understanding of what went wrong and explaining how to prevent future bouts of misfortune.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic

    • By Jess on 12-22-10

    Regular price: $19.99

    • The Undercover Scientist

    • By: Peter J Bentley
    • Narrated by: Roger May
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Undercover Scientist Peter Bentley is fascinated by the science of the everyday, and in this eye-opening book, organised in the form of one of those days when everything falls apart, he probes into the reasons why mishaps occur, from sleeping through the alarm to making the bathwater overflow. As he does so he explains exactly what happens when you put metal in a microwave (the electric field inside the oven causes the metal to heat up like a light bulb filament).

    Regular price: $19.62