Strange Science
Bathroom Readers' Hysterical Society

Paperback (Trade paperback US) | Jun 2017 | Portable Press | 9781626869820 | 416pp | 201x134mm | Forthcoming | GEN | AUD$26.99, NZD$32.99


This amazing volume from the Bathroom Readers' Institute contains the strangest short science articles from dozens of Bathroom Readers—along with 50 all-new pages. From the oddest theories to the most astounding discoveries to the biggest blunders, Strange Science has all the facts your professors didn't teach you, but should have. It's packed with earth-shattering eurekas, outlandish inventions, silly "scientific" studies, and the stories behind the weirdos who made it all happen. Put on your lab coat and get ready to discover…

The freakiest franken-foods scientists have created
Bad movie science: when Hollywood gets it wrong
One dentist's quest to clone John Lennon
Unbelievable inventions, such as the Bird Trap and Cat Feeder…for people who really hate birds
How scientists have solved some of history's most stupefying mysteries
Schrodinger simplified: What's up with the cat in the box?
Real-life time travelers (or so they claim)
Everyday products made with radium…until people started dying
How to hypnotize a chicken
The seven-year-long study that found earthquakes are not caused by catfish waving their tails…and other breakthrough findings

And much, much more!