Grand Central Publishing, Hachette Book Group
xviii, 494 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Based on the podcast known for battling sloppy reasoning, bad arguments, and superstitions with logical thinking, the "Skeptical Rogues" help readers try to make sense of an increasingly crazy world using critical thinking skills, science, and philosophy.
Grand Central Publishing
xvii, 414 pages ; 24 cm.
Our predictions of the future are a wild fantasy, inextricably linked to our present hopes and fears, biases and ignorance. Whether they be the outlandish leaps predicted in the 1920s, like multi-purpose utility belts with climate control capabilities and planes the size of luxury cruise ships, or the forecasts of the '60s, which didn't anticipate the sexual revolution or women's liberation, the path to the present is littered with failed predictions...