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How it Works Annual Vol. 3

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The How It Works Annual Vol. 3 contains fascinating facts about the world we live and is divided into six all-encompassing subject areas: the environment, science, technology, space, transport and history. Prepare to be amazed with detailed cutaway images, breathtaking photos and informative articles.

In this bookazine...



Amazing articles that will feed your mind and fuel your imagination

The environment
- All you want to know, from Earth's incredible features to its species and creatures.

Technology
- Discover how everyday objects and gadgets function.

Space
- Get to grips with the wider universe.

History
- Look back at historical events, as well as buildings, devices and more.


Also inside...
Environment
Killer weather
Water striders
Archerfish
Black widows
Supercontinent
Schooling fish
Sand dunes
Barnacles
Rain shadows
Termite mounds
Super volcanoes
Blowholes
Leeches
Mantis shrimp
How snakes smell
How fish stay buoyant
Stingrays
Snakes
Penguins
Fruit versus veg
Why skunks smell
Orchids
Ladybirds
Mountain formation
La Brea Tar Pits
Wind-chill factor
How worms burrow
How honey is made
Tobacco
The sulphur cycle
Lava
Biodegradation
Truffles
Moss
Wind
Poison ivy
Why leaves turn red
Wolves
How frogs leap
How a blue hole forms
The Wave

Technology
Solar power
Dental implants
Memory foam
Trumpets
Steam irons
Artificial hearts
Hand grenades
Voicemail
Fuses
Inside a nuclear reactor
Electric shavers
Digital pens
Inside coin counters
Google revolution
Siri
Defibrillators
Next-gen robotics
Scanners
Dehumidifiers
On-camera flash
Scanning electron microscopes
Cashless shopping
Voice recognition
Electricity smart meters
Flare guns
Micro chips
Welding
Digital Audio Broadcasting
Tattoo guns
Analogue alarm clock
World’s largest drill
Pump jacks
Torpedoes
Camera autofocus

Science
The rise of superbugs
Hair loss
Blushing
Yeast
Antiperspirants
Laughing gas
Carbon monoxide
Angioplasty
The shoulder joint
Knee-jerk reactions
Synapses
Fake tan
Thermometers
Boomerangs
The ageing process
Trampoline science
Why we get spots
Artificial flavourings
Olympic physics
Electromagnetism
Sword swallowing
Toothpaste
DNA
Inside a balloon
Implosions
Headaches
Mirrors
Lifting loads
Laser fusion power
Cell structure
Blood clotting
Deadly dust explosions
Cramp
Pool
Fool’s gold
Friction in action
Narcolepsy
Plasma globes
Making wine
Gastric bands

Space
Life in space
Phobos
Juno spacecraft
Ice haloes
Voyager spacecraft
The Sombrero Galaxy
Hawking radiation
Telstar 1
Measuring stars
Why the moon shines
Supermassive black holes
Asteroid collisions
Cosmic exclamation point
Tidal locking
Uranus rings
Slingshot orbits
Deadly solar storms
Hypernovas
Lunar eclipses
European Extremely
Large Telescope
CubeSats
Rings of Jupiter
Star clusters
Planets
Inflatable space stations
GRAIL probes
Bow shocks
Automated transfer vehicles

Transport
How planes fly
Fuel gauges
Modern headlights
Catamarans
Car tracking
Magnetic submarine detectors
Decoy flares
How to launch a lifeboat
Crane ship engineering
Tachometers
ULTra Pod automated vehicles
F-35 and the future fighters
How sails work
How a gyroplane works
Tugboat power
Tractors
The Humvee
Water bombers
How to build a touring car
Convertible cars
Ice skates
San Francisco cable cars
Supertankers explained
Snow tyres
Skywriting
Train brakes
Funicular railways
Sailboat rudders
Camshafts
Extreme motorsport

History
Churchill tank
Inside a gun turret
Fountain pens
V-1 flying bomb
The sinking of Titanic
The first electric battery
Inside a Davy lamp
Tide mills
Ancient chariots
Battle of Hastings
Mechanical pendulum clocks
Zoetropes
Constructing Easter Island’s statues
Attacking and defending a castle
The Flying Scotsman locomotive
Water clocks
Iron lungs
Fire bellows
Sinclair C5
Instant cameras
Inside the White House

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