How Do Astronauts Scratch an Itch: Imponderables' Books (Paperback))
Author: David Feldman
Publisher: Berkley Trade
Release Date: October 01, 1997
Why don't lizards get sunburned? Why is Oktoberfest in September? Why did pirates wear earrings? Why is "X" used as the symbol of the unknown in algebra? David Feldman has made a career -- and a bestselling series of books -- out of asking such questions and looking for the elusive answers. In this newest offering, he lives up to his reputation for provoking curiosity -- and providing a delightful array of facts, clues and theories in the quest to ponder the Imponderables.