By Joe Schwarcz
This wonderful exam of daily technological know-how from the fanciful to the actual covers issues starting from insecticides and environmental estrogens to lipsticks and garlic. Readers are alerted to the shenanigans of quacks and are provided glimpses into the interesting background of technology. The technological know-how of aphrodisiacs, DDT, bottled waters, supplements, barbiturates, plastic wraps, and smoked meat is investigated. concerns approximately acrylamide, preservatives, and waxed culmination are positioned into point of view, and the mysteries of bulletproof vests, weight-loss diets, green-haired Swedes, giggling gasoline, and "mad honey" are unraveled. Even people with little or no wisdom of technology will come away educated and overjoyed at these funny and obtainable factors.