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101 Bets You Will Always Win: The Science of the Seemingly Impossible

101 Bets You Will Always Win: The Science of the Seemingly Impossible

By: Richard Wiseman (author)Hardback

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Description

What would you do if someone bet you they could balance a coin on the edge of a banknote, walk through a postcard, or make you move your limbs through the power of suggestion? Would you take that bet? From Richard Wiseman, the creator of the 350-million-view YouTube phenomenon, Quirkology, comes a thrilling mix of lateral thinking, magic tricks and scintillating science stunts which is sure to appeal to curious minds everywhere.Using only your body and everyday household objects, 101 Bets You Will Always Win is both a practical guide and illuminating exploration of the fascinating science that underpins these seemingly impossible challenges.

About Author

Richard Wiseman is based at the University of Hertfordshire and is Britain's only Professor for the Public Understanding of Psychology. He has an international reputation for his research into unusual areas, including deception, luck, humour and the paranormal, is frequently quoted by the media, and his research has been featured on over 150 television programmes across the world. He is the author of the international bestseller 59 Seconds.

Contents

Section - i: WelcomeSection - ii: Before We StartChapter - 1: Body Magic: Ten Ways to Win with Your Hands and FeetChapter - 2: Money Matters: Ten Ways to Win with Coins and NotesChapter - 3: Matchstick Mayhem: Ten Ways to Win with MatchesChapter - 4: Outside the Box: Ten Ways to Win with Lateral ThinkingChapter - 5: Getting Geeky: Ten Ways to Win with Especially Sneaky ScienceChapter - 6: Water Works: Ten Ways to Win with LiquidChapter - 7: Kitchen Capers: Ten Ways to Win with FoodChapter - 8: Now You See It: Ten Ways to Win with Magic and IllusionChapter - 9: Instant Superhero: Ten Ways to Win by Achieving the ImpossibleChapter - 10: Playing with Fire: Ten Ways to Win with Matches and CandlesChapter - 11: Feeling Lucky?Acknowledgements - iii: Feeling Lucky?

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781509824007
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9781509824007
  • weight: 228
  • ISBN10: 1509824006

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