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Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities
by Paul Yeager
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0399535705, Paperback)
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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