This vivid, engrossing book reveals the fascinating stories behind
the objects in your world, what you wear, what you eat, what
entertains you, and more. Discover the history behind the world's
tallest skyscrapers, find out when people first started drinking
caffeine and why it wakes us up, and learn how GPS came to
For those who loved the first installment of An Uncommon
History of Commmon Things come even more short... more...