Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities

Weather Whys

Facts, Myths, and Oddities

Paperback
Pub. price: $14.95

ISBN10: 0399535705 ISBN13: 9780399535703 Publisher: J P Tarcher Published: Mar 2 2010 Pages: 212 Weight: 0.45lbs. Height: 8.50" Width: 5.50" Depth: 0.75" Edition: 1st Edition Language: English

Publisher's Comments
The myths, history, wives-tales, oddities, and wonders of a subject that comes up every day: the weather.

Weather enthusiasts (or just the weather-curious) will discover surprising facts, myths, and oddities in this fascinating book of useful (and sometimes useless) information. With his expertise as a meteorologist and editor, Paul Yeager takes readers on a journey through the curious world of weather, revealing myths and misconceptions, sharing weird phenomena, and explaining how weather has affected history. Readers will discover a host of fascinating weather facts, including:

?Which city is actually the windiest

?How the temperature affects tire pressure

?Why humidity makes hair go limp or frizzy

?Why a coming storm causes sore joints

?Why watering a garden after it rains is a good idea
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