Genre: Science

Gastrophysics: The New Science of Eating 0

Gastrophysics: The New Science of Eating

Began as a fascinating exploration of the pulling of various strings to manipulate senses into contrarian experiences for people trying things, and somehow partway through turned into a love letter from the author to...

How To 0

How To

Randall from XKCD has collected a bunch of thought-scoping exercises here about how to solve fairly basic problems (such as how to dig a hole) and then extrapolated to some less-basic ones (such as...

Brew: The Foolproof Guide to Making Your Own Beer at Home 0

Brew: The Foolproof Guide to Making Your Own Beer at Home

After half a lifetime of talking about it and watching other friends of mine doing it, m’colleague Adrian and I took the plunge (and, advantage of THE BLACK FRIDAY SALES) and bought some elaborate...

Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life 0

Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life

Marvellous bit of science communication, this! Throughout its 280-odd pages it touches on a vast number of scientific phenomena, and each is explained in an approachable, easy, and humorous conversational style. My only complaint...