A fascinating mix of the baffling, ridiculous and trivial ... answers the scientific questions you never got round to asking. (Daily Express)
They are the things we've all wondered about, from why we cry when we slice onions, to what makes our hair turn grey (Daily Mirror)
The answers to life's most perplexing questions ... at last, the mysteries of the world are explained ... the book everyone is talking about (Independent on Sunday)
[An] extraordinary book ... responsible for putting popular science back on its feet. (Radio 5 Live)
If you have ever wondered why hair turns grey, fingers get crinkled in the bath or if the Great Wall of China really is visible from space, Mick O'Hare has the answers. (CNN)
Independent on Sunday
everyone is talking about'