The World Almanac Book of Why: Explanations for Absolutely Everything

From the publisher:

From the #1 New York Times bestselling World Almanac comes a full‑color, full‑of‑fun book with answers to your questions about everything under the sun—and beyond it!

  • Why do we have eyebrows?
  • What are the odds of being struck by lightning?
  • Why do sports referees wear black and white stripes?
  • Why do we eat popcorn at the movies?

Everyone wants to understand the world around them. And everyone knows the best way to do that is to ask a ton of questions! The World Almanac Book of Why seeks to give answers to every curious query, from the serious to the silly. Pages full of information, full-color photos, and dynamic design details will keep readers engaged and eager to discover answers to questions they have asked before—and maybe even answers to questions they would have never thought to ask.