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The Velocity of Honey: And More Science of Everyday Life
What’s the science behind the theory of "six degrees of separation"? How do stones "skip"? When visiting a new place, why does getting there always seem to take so much longer than returning home? In The Velocity of Honey, the host of the Discovery Channel Canada’s Daily Planet and best-selling author Jay Ingram muses upon these and many more mysteries...
What’s the science behind the theory of "six degrees of separation"? How do stones "skip"? When visiting a new place, why does getting there always seem to take so much longer than returning home? In The Velocity of Honey, the host of the Discovery Channel Canada’s Daily Planet and best-selling author Jay Ingram muses upon these and many more mysteries that puzzle and perplex. With his trademark wit and wonderment, Ingram makes the science of our lives accessible and fascinating. From mosquitoes to the Marvel Universe, baseball to baby-holding, Ingram’s topics are diverse. In some pieces, he explores the science behind many of our proverbial expressions, common sayings such as "Time flies when you’re having fun" and "It’s a small world after all." In others, he highlights intriguing links between the world of art and the world of science. Delightful and surprising, Jay Ingram’s essays not only help to humanize and promote our understanding of science, they also remind us of the mystery that is the essence of all scientific pursuit.
WHAT'S BONUS TIME?
Normally, new semester rental orders are exactly 125 days.
With “Bonus Time” you can order early and get a FREE extension until 12/19*.
It’s our little way of rewarding you early renters for planning ahead.
But do hurry. The “Bonus Time” offer runs out on 8/8 (11PM PST).
* It can take up to 24 hours for the extension to appear in your account after you receive your textbooks.
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