How to Invent Everything

How would you survive? Could you improve on humanity's original timeline? And how hard would it be to domesticate a giant wombat? With this book as your guide, you'll survive--and thrive--in any period in Earth's history.

How to Invent Everything

How to Invent Everything

An NPR Best Book of 2018 "How to Invent Everything is such a cool book. It's essential reading for anyone who needs to duplicate an industrial civilization quickly." --Randall Munroe, xkcd creator and New York Times-bestselling author of What If? The only book you need if you're going back in time What would you do if a time machine hurled you thousands of years into the past. . . and then broke? How would you survive? Could you improve on humanity's original timeline? And how hard would it be to domesticate a giant wombat? With this book as your guide, you'll survive--and thrive--in any period in Earth's history. Bestselling author and time-travel enthusiast Ryan North shows you how to invent all the modern conveniences we take for granted--from first principles. This illustrated manual contains all the science, engineering, art, philosophy, facts, and figures required for even the most clueless time traveler to build a civilization from the ground up. Deeply researched, irreverent, and significantly more fun than being eaten by a saber-toothed tiger, How to Invent Everything will make you smarter, more competent, and completely prepared to become the most important and influential person ever. You're about to make history. . . better.

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How to Invent Everything
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Ryan North
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-18 - Publisher: Penguin

An NPR Best Book of 2018 "How to Invent Everything is such a cool book. It's essential reading for anyone who needs to duplicate an industrial civilization quickly." --Randall Munroe, xkcd creator and New York Times-bestselling author of What If? The only book you need if you're going back in
How to Invent Everything
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Ryan North
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-19 - Publisher: Virgin Books Limited

***One of BBC Focus magazine's top books of 2018*** Get ready to make history better... on the second try. Imagine you are stranded in the past (your time machine has broken) and the only way home is to rebuild civilization yourself. But you need to do it better and faster
How to Invent Everything
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Ryan North
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-20 - Publisher: Virgin Books Limited

Get ready to make history... better. What would you do if you had a time machine that took you hundreds or thousands of years into the past... and then broke? How would you survive? Could you rebuild civilization faster than it took us the first time? And how hard would
How to Invent Almost Anything
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Graham Rawlinson, David Straker
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-24 - Publisher: Independently Published

'How to Invent (Almost) Anything' is comprehensive guide to innovation and inventing of all kinds. Written in simple language, it demystifies how to be creative, how to evaluate, select and develop ideas right through to implementation.Whether you are working alone or in teams, the book introduces a wide range of
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Language: en
Pages: 400
Authors: Ryan North
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-03-15 - Publisher: Riverhead Books

A tongue-in-cheek introduction to the science of comic-book supervillainy, revealing the true potential of today's most advanced technologies Taking over the world is a lot of work. Any supervillain is bound to have questions: What's the perfect location for a floating secret base? What zany heist will fund my immoral

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