Sure, you know all about the birds and bees. But did Dad ever tell you that it wasn't a stork that put that shiny can opener in your kitchen drawer? Or paperclips started out as proud, Nazi-fighting warriors? And did he tell you how cruise control was originally conceived by a blind genius? From mullets to Silly Putty, lie detectors to karaoke, we've got the true stories behind everything you didn't think had stories. Because if you're looking for answers, In the Beginning is the place to start.
Arts and literature -- Bad stuff -- Fashion and beauty -- Food and drink -- Fun and games -- Government, law and money -- Pop culture -- Romance -- Science and medicine -- Spinning the globe -- Traditions -- Useful stuff.
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 7th September 2010
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Australia