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Why the Watermelon Won\'t Ripen in Your Armpit

Why the Watermelon Won't Ripen in Your Armpit

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Written with authority, wit, and a zany sense of humor, this book gives scientific answers to questions such as: Is it safe to cook in aluminum saucepans?; How do they make lipstick?, Is it safer to breathe the air inside or outside?; and Do you know the chemicals in your kitchen cabinets? The science of everyday conundra from the intriguing to the bizarre is explained in easy-to-understand language and through fascinating anecdotes about real-life experiences. Informative and entertaining, this book opens up a giant box of facts for the science literate and nonliterate alike.

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Paperback Editions

May 2000 : Australia Paperback
Title: Why the Watermelon Won't Ripen in Your Armpit: And Other Science Conundrums
Author(s): Ben Selinger
ISBN: 1-86508-289-9 / 978-1-86508-289-9 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Availability: Amazon UK   

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