Thing Explainer by Randall Munroe • popular science • how things work

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Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words - book cover - how things work

technology ● history ● civilisation

Recommendation 4 / 5

If you struggled to understand each and every element on the Periodic Table or if you tried and failed to explain how a computer works to your Grandma than grab this book. Thing Explainer is a kind of encyclopedia, full of hand-made pictures, arrows, and descriptions. I really liked the layout and a bit childish style of everything in the book.

Unfortunately, due to the fact that many pictures are gigantic and cover both pages, the book is inconvenient to read on a Kindle or other handy…