Everything Is Going to Kill Everybody

Everything Is Going to Kill Everybody

The Terrifyingly Real Ways the World Wants You Dead

Book - 2010
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Random House, Inc.
Just when you thought you&;d accepted your own mortality . . . Everything Is Going to Kill Everybody is bringing panic back. Twenty illustrated, hilariously fear-inducing &;essays reveal the chilling and very real experiments, dangerous emerging technologies, and terrifying natural disasters that soon could&;or very nearly already did&;bring about the end of humanity. In short, everything in here will kill you and everyone you love. At any moment. And nobody&;s told you about it&;until now:
&;   Experiments in green energy like the HiPER, which uses massive lasers to create a tiny &;contained&; sun; it&;s an idea that could save the world if it doesn&;t consume us all in a fiery fusion reaction first.
&;   Global disasters like the hypercane&;a hurricane so large it could cover all of North America and shoot trailer parks into space!
&;   Terrifying new developments in robotics like the EATR, which powers itself on meat&;an invention in the running for &;Worst Decision Made by Anybody.&;

Baker & Taylor
A volume of 25 irreverent essays on scientific experiments, emerging technologies and natural disasters that incur apocalyptic risks is a wry assessment of such threats as a lethal autonomous security robot, a super hurricane and nuclear tornadoes. Original.

& Taylor

Discusses scientific experiments, emerging technologies, and natural disasters with apocalyptic risks, offering a wry assessment of threats ranging from autonomous security robots to nuclear tornadoes.

Topical Term: Hazardous substances
Natural disasters
System failures (Engineering)
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, c2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780307464347
Branch Call Number: T55.3.H3 B76 2010
Characteristics: 260 p. : ill. ; 21 cm


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