Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities - eBook  -     By: Paul Yeager
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Weather Whys: Facts, Myths, and Oddities - eBook

TarcherPerigee / 2010 / ePub

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: TarcherPerigee
Publication Date: 2010
ISBN: 9781101184905
ISBN-13: 9781101184905

Publisher's Description

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

Author Bio

Paul Yeager is the managing editor of Accuweather.com and a freelance writer. As a child, he was annoyed when reading, writing, and arithmetic were referred to as the “Three R’s,” and he hasn’t changed a bit over the years. He lives in Altoona, PA.

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