We take thousands of inventions for granted, using them daily and enjoying their benefits. But how much do we really know about their origins and development? This absorbing new book tells the stories behind the inventions that have changed the world, with details about-- Convenience items, such as ..
The ultimate list book, 100 x 100 takes ten subject areas - the visual, literary and performing arts, science, nature, history, sport, design, technology and philosophy - and subdivides each one into ten sections of 100 profiles each, giving you a phenomenal 10,000 profiles of the best of everyth..
Time is precious, so why not make more of it? 1000 Life Hacks is the ultimate collection of inspired hints, tips and advice for doing things more quickly and efficiently. Life hacks help you and your family live a better, easier and smarter life, while also saving you money. Take your pick from this..
Did you know that one in 10,000 chickens is transgender? Or that Hitler made the world's first 3D movie? Well you'll learn these and 999 other side-splittingly ridiculous titbits of wholly useless bloke data in this award-worthy Aussie book, due to hit all good bookshops in November. From robo-sha..
Theres a lot to do before you get old and boring! Live it up with 101 activities that celebrate childhood, discovery, and just plain having fun. Have you ever made a time capsule? Do you have a signature dance move? And do you know the secret for folding the perfect paper airplane? This ready-made b..
A quarter of a century ago, the Australian Geographic journal began documenting an Australia only thrown a passing glance by other media: a land of red dirt, big skies and faces etched with experience of this sometimes harsh and unforgiving land. Founder Dick Smiths love for the Aussie bush manifest..
A guide to the dinosaurs Down Under, which ranged from ferocious carnivores to herbivorous behemoths. Meet twelve of Australia's most famous dinosaur species and learn about the science behind (paleontology) - from how we define dinosaurs to how we've started learning what colour they might have bee..
Shrink down and take a 3D tour through the human body! We'll be investigating all the different body systems that keep you moving, breathing and living. Find out what your body is made of, how your brain interprets all the information it receives and why a virus can make you sick...
Zoom into space with this guide to the universe. You'll lead the mission by launching your own rocket before we take a 3D tour through the solar system, discover what it takes to become an astronaut and imagine what the future of space exploration might look like. Better get your spacesuite on!..
A cheerful, fun, inspiring, and varied collection of projects for creative, happy and thinking individuals. Includes a mixture of step-by-step projects and shorter activity ideas, each of which relates to one of Action for Happiness's 10 key evidence-based ways to increase happiness and wellbeing...
Get to know your solar system and its planets with All About Australia: Space. Learn about galaxies, space missions and each planet on this educational journey through our universe. With images from Australian Geographic and NASA's picture library, find out what shooting stars are made of, when you..