Become a superhero, swim in a bioluminescent lake, reproduce without having sex, walk in a dinosaur's footprints, journey to the edge of space, boil an egg with a mobile phone, dive to the bottom of the world's deepest ocean trench, have a new species named after you, taste the world's weirdest food. You've only got one life so make the most of it. read more...
Bored with the daily routine? Want to do something adventurous but don?t know where to start? ?100 Things To Do Before You Die? has the answers! It is a completely original compendium of intriguing, funny and somewhat bizarre ways to make your life richer and more fulfilling. The editors of ?New Scientist? ? one of the world?s leading science and technology magazines ? have picked what they would most like to do during their lifetime. You?ll learn how to: make ice cream using liquid nitrogen, swim in bioluminescent bay, walk in a dinosaur?s footprints, see Saturn?s rings, listen to an iceberg being born, measure the speed of light using a chocolate bar and a microwave, write your name in atoms, extract your own DNA and taste the world?s weirdest food. Susan Greenfield, Patrick Moore, James Dyson, Paul Davies and other famous scientists also reveal what they dream of doing before they die. Based on real science, these activities will engage your brain as well as your body. After you?ve found the first evidence for life, delivered a baby animal and seen the earth?s curve from space, you?ll never be able to look at the world ? or the universe - in the same way again. And if you think life is too short, how about becoming a diamond or nailing a murderer after you die? read less...
|Publisher||Profile Books Ltd|
|Imprint||Profile Books Ltd|
|Number of Pages||96|