How Things Work

How Things Work

DK's How Things Work series explores and explains a wide range of complex subjects clearly and simply via a combination of bold, eye-catching graphics and simple, easy-to-understand text.

How Science Worksexplores the answers to questions on 70 topics in the areas of matter, physics, energy, chemistry, life science, earth science, technology, and the universe.

Have you ever wondered how airplanes stay in the air, how holograms are made, or how ants lift things many times their size? You'll find answers to these enigmas as well as learn about more complex developments, including the discovery of the Higgs boson, gravitational waves, and the mysteries of dark matter. Topic spreads include Q&A features, short-story sections, and simple graphics to answer all your questions about scientific principles, from familiar conundrums to mysteries that evade even the brightest minds.

How the Body Works demystifies all the complex processes that keep our bodies alive and thriving - from the basic building blocks of the body - our cells - to skin, muscles, and bones and the ways in which our many parts work together.

Learn about the senses, how we read faces and body language, nutrition and immunity, the brain, sleep, memory, dreams, and much more. Each chapter takes you through a new body system and includes surprising facts like "there are no muscles in the fingers and toes" and "by the time you finish reading this sentence, 50 million of your cells will have died and been replaced."

Understand the sometimes-confusing business world with How Business Works, a user-friendly guide to understanding business jargon and corporate structure. Whether you're looking to get ahead at work, want to start your own business, or just want to understand the business world better this is a comprehensive guide that makes even difficult business concepts easy to understand.

From basic business principles, like how the Board of Directors is structured, to more complicated financial concepts, like how to calculate depreciation, How Business Works is a great first-stop for business students and middle managers who want to understand business without the MBA.

A nutritionist in a book that explains key concepts about food and what makes it good or bad for you, How Food Works brings the science of food to life. Through a highly visual approach that uses bold infographics, explore the good, the bad, the confusing, and the trending world of food. Discover what an antioxidant is, find out what a superfood does to your body, and learn why it is dangerous to reheat rice.

Covering a wide variety of topics, from dieting to gluten intolerance, How Food Works debunks common food myths, explains nutrition, covers the food groups, and looks into organic vs. processed foods. Follow the history of food production and free-range farming, how food is transported, and what "sell by" dates really mean.

How Money Works looks at how governments control money, how companies make money, how financial markets work, how individuals can maximize income through investments, and much more. Hundreds of terms are defined, along with the essential basics of financial systems, from the definition of a bond to using cryptocurrencies, managing debt, avoiding online fraud, and how crowdfunding works. Plus, readers can follow the history of currencies, from bartering to Bitcoin, and see how money makes the world go 'round.

Whether readers are looking to start a small business, invest in the stock market, or just understand the basics of economics, How Money Works is a completely comprehensive guide that will help them make sense out of their dollars.

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How Science Works How Science Works

Answering all your burning scientific questions, from what it means to be alive to why things explode, How Read More

Answering all your burning Read More

$26.00

How the Body Works How the Body Works

A bold, accessible, illustrated guide that delivers real scientific information on how the body works with a Read More

A bold, accessible, Read More

$25.00

How Business Works How Business Works

Understand the sometimes-confusing business world with How Business Works, a user-friendly guide to Read More

Understand the Read More

$32.00

How Food Works How Food Works

How Food Works is your own friendly nutritionist, on hand to debunk common food myths and give you the Read More

How Food Works is your own Read More

$26.00

How Money Works How Money Works

A user-friendly guide to understanding key financial concepts, How Money Works takes a highly visual Read More

A user-friendly guide to Read More

$26.00

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