How to invent everything : a survival guide for the stranded time traveler /

What would you do if a time machine hurled you thousands of years into the past. . . and then broke? How would you survive? Could you improve on humanity's original timeline? With this book as your guide, you'll survive--and thrive--in any period in Earth's history. Time-travel enthus...

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Main Author: North, Ryan, 1980-
Format: Book
Published: New York : Riverhead Books, 2018.
Physical Description: 437 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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245 1 0 |a How to invent everything :  |b a survival guide for the stranded time traveler /  |c Ryan North. 
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (pages 409-424) and index. 
520 |a What would you do if a time machine hurled you thousands of years into the past. . . and then broke? How would you survive? Could you improve on humanity's original timeline? With this book as your guide, you'll survive--and thrive--in any period in Earth's history. Time-travel enthusiast Ryan North shows you how to invent all the modern conveniences we take for granted--from first principles. This illustrated manual contains all the science, engineering, art, philosophy, facts, and figures required for even the most clueless time traveler to build a civilization from the ground up. How to Invent Everything will make you smarter, more competent, and completely prepared to become the most important and influential person ever. You're about to make history. . . better. 
650 0 |a Inventions  |x History. 
650 0 |a Discoveries in science  |x History. 
650 0 |a Technological innovations  |x History. 
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