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  • For any task you might want to do, there's a right way, a wrong way, and a way so monumentally complex, excessive, and inadvisable that no one would ever try it. How To is a guide to the third kind of approach. It's full of highly impractical advice for everything from landing a plane to digging a hole.
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thanks OP. enjoyed the "What If?: Serious Scientific Answers", thus had to get this.
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Such great books - just make sure to read on a 10" tablet with Kindle app - not well suited for regular Kindle/Paperwhite
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Science has returned,,unfortunately perhaps to late...
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XKCD is awesome

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Such great books - just make sure to read on a 10" tablet with Kindle app - not well suited for regular Kindle/Paperwhite
File size is huge too. Amazon and/or the publisher do a horrible job optimizing these books. I know it can be done because I have illustrated ebooks with reasonable file sizes. Too many illustrated kindle books(almost every DK book for example) have file sizes in the hundreds of MBs. I will not purchase for this reason. I like to keep them on my device.

This is also why I still get print magazines. I do not want to have to delete stuff every time a new issue arrives.

I did buy this one though. The author is too funny to pass on at this price.
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File size is huge too. Amazon and/or the publisher do a horrible job optimizing these books. I know it can be done because I have illustrated ebooks with reasonable file sizes. Too many illustrated kindle books(almost every DK book for example) have file sizes in the hundreds of MBs. I will not purchase for this reason. I like to keep them on my device.

This is also why I still get print magazines. I do not want to have to delete stuff every time a new issue arrives.

I did buy this one though. The author is too funny to pass on at this price.
Easier to store and access print mags over digital?? I like holding print media sometimes, but I'll take digital storage and anywhere access, even with large file sizes
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File size is huge too. Amazon and/or the publisher do a horrible job optimizing these books. I know it can be done because I have illustrated ebooks with reasonable file sizes. Too many illustrated kindle books(almost every DK book for example) have file sizes in the hundreds of MBs. I will not purchase for this reason. I like to keep them on my device.

This is also why I still get print magazines. I do not want to have to delete stuff every time a new issue arrives.

I did buy this one though. The author is too funny to pass on at this price.
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Haha well said!
Well... technically, not really.
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Absurd Scientific Advice
Like wearing a mask when no one is around you?
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Was excited to see this, then I realized I already bought it and never got around to reading it
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Well... technically, not really.
Its the thought that counts!
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