In this book, Len Fisher discusses the science of "everyday life", covering such topics as: dunking cookies in coffee; boiling eggs; the physics of tools; adding up supermarket bulls; the physics of boomerang throwing; ball catching in baseball; foam; taste and aroma; and the physics of sex. The book includes a few equations
While the book is enlightening it is not particularly entertaining. I found the text in general to be somewhat long winded and the author discussions about his own experiments to be tedious. I was also not particularly interested in most of the topics covered in this book. Storm in a Teacup by Helen Czerski, is in my opinion, a more entertaining and interesting books that covers many more topics than this book.