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  • Imponderablesby David Feldman

    HarperCollins 2004; US$ 10.99

    Did you ever wonder why you never see baby pigeons? Or why a thumbs-up gesture means "OK"? At last the solutions to some of life's most baffling questions are gathered here in one volume. Written in an informative and entertaining style and illustrated with drawings that are clearly to the point, Imponderables gets to the bottom of everyday life's... more...

  • How Does Aspirin Find a Headache?by David Feldman

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.74

    Ponder, if you will ... Do snakes sneeze? Why didn't the three musketeers carry muskets? What happens to the holes that are punched out of looseleaf paper? Why don't people smile in old photos? Pop culture guru David Feldman demystifies these questions and much more in How Does Aspirin Find a Headache? Part of the Imponderables® series -- the... more...

  • Why Do Clocks Run Clockwise?by David Feldman

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 5.99

    Ponder, if you will ... What is the difference between a kit and a caboodle? Why don't people get goose bumps on their faces? Where do houseflies go in the winter? What causes that ringing sound in your ears? Pop-culture guru David Feldman demystifies these topics and so much more in Why Do Clocks Run Clockwise? -- the unchallenged source of answers... more...

  • Imponderables(R): Fun and Gamesby David Feldman

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 3.99

    In gathering the most fascinating questions asked about sports and entertainment into a handy Gem format, pop culture guru David Feldman demystifies these and much more in Imponderables ® : Fun and Games . Providing you with information you can't find in encyclopedias, dictionaries, or almanacs, Fun and Games is a fun look at the little things... more...

  • Imponderables(R): Scienceby David Feldman

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 3.99

    In gathering the most fascinating questions asked about science into a handy Gem format, pop culture guru David Feldman demystifies these and much more in Imponderables ® : Science . Providing you with information you can't find in encyclopedias, dictionaries, or almanacs, Science is a fun look at the little things that make life so interesting.... more...

  • Do Elephants Jump?by David Feldman

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.74

    Ponder, if you will ... Where do you find fascinating explanations for a multitude of mysteries? Why do pianos have 88 keys? How does the hole get in the needle of a syringe? Why is peanut butter sticky? Pop culture guru David Feldman demystifies these questions and much more in Do Elephants Jump? One of the Imponderables® series -- the unchallenged... more...

  • Imponderablesby David Feldman

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.75

    Why does an "X" stand for a kiss? Which fruits are in Juicy Fruit® gum? Why do people cry at happy endings? Why do you never see baby pigeons? Pop-culture guru David Feldman demystifies these topics and so much more in Why Don't Cats Like to Swim? -- the unchallenged source of answers to civilization's most perplexing questions. Part of the Imponderables®... more...

  • Who Put The Butter In Butterfly?by David Feldman

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 8.49

    The English language is filled with familiar words that, when one thinks about them, are downright peculiar: cooties, doozies, and heepie-jeebies; finks and funks; mugwumps and muumuus; deep six and cloud nine. There's only one pundit to solve these and other riddles of our spoken tongue: David Feildman, who in his bestselling Imponderables? book... more...

  • Why Do Pirates Love Parrots?by David Feldman

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.74

    Are you the type of person who stays up nights wondering how they get the paper tag into Hershey's Kisses? Or why portholes are round? Even if you don't lose sleep over such matters, you have to admit that such questions are, well, worthy of consideration. Here, from David Feldman, creator of the Imponderables® series, are the latest questions... more...

  • Are Lobsters Ambidextrous?by David Feldman

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 9.74

    Ponder, if you will ... Has anyone ever seen a live Cornish game hen? Why do quarterbacks say "Hut"? Why do "sea" gulls congregate in parking lots of shopping centers? What does the "Q" in Q-Tips stand for? Pop culture guru David Feldman demystifies these questions and much more in Are Lobsters Ambidextrous? Part of the Imponderables® series?the... more...