Pogue’s Basics: Life
Paperback – 10 May 2016
by David Pogue (Author)
- ASIN : 1250080436
- Publisher : Pan Macmillan India (10 May 2016)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 240 pages
- ISBN-10 : 9781250080431
- ISBN-13 : 9781250080431
- Item Weight : 338 g
- Dimensions : 13.39 x 1.47 x 20.85 cm
For anyone who loved the irresistible tips in the first book of the series Pogue’s Basics: Tech-here is a new book of tips and shortcuts that simplify everyday life. Did you know that you can use the indented rings on a red plastic cup as measurements for 1, 5 and 12 ounces, the standard serving sizes for liquor, wine and beer? That a Chinese food box is designed to unfold flat and form a plate? When you buy aluminium foil or saran wrap, did you know that there’s a press-in tab on the end panel of the box that you’re supposed pop in that acts as an axle for the roll and prevents it from leaping out of the box when you tug? Another extremely helpful piece of advice? Statistically speaking, on average the lowest plane fare for a given ticket is available 52 days before the flight. Following the success of the New York Times bestselling Pogue’s Basics: Tech comes the next book in the serise Pogue’s Basics: Life which will be a timeless reference book of 200 simple tips and shortcuts that just make life easier, shedding light on valuable bits of advice and life hacks that already exist in the world around you, but you just never knew! The perfect book for the holidays, Pogue’s Basics: Life will be accompanied by photographs and illustrations and collects all useful tips and tricks in one place for you to easily access.
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In this book, the author's focus is on life itself. In these pages, you'll find more than 150 tricks, shortcuts, and cheats for everyday life: house and home, cars, clothing, travel, food, health, and more. This timeless reference book will shed light on priceless bits of advice and life hacks that already exist in the world around you—you just never knew!
Tips include: Insider cheats for cheap air fare, how to read signs in other languages, the three-cent trick for staying awake behind the wheel, how to know which side of the highway your exit will be on, how to quench a spicy mouth on fire, and much much more!