Sex, Bombs, and Burgers: How War, Pornography, And Fast Food Have Shaped Modern Technology

Sex, Bombs, and Burgers: How War, Pornography, And Fast Food Have Shaped Modern Technology

Peter Nowak


A enjoyable and interesting exploration of contemporary expertise, Sex, Bombs, and Burgers unearths how those 3 billion-dollar industries have formed our daily lives. It’s additionally a chronicle of pop culture, chock-full of bizarre revelations. have a look round your place. Your microwave? A British army scientist invented its know-how by chance whereas attempting to devise a loss of life ray to explode enemy planes. Your hand held video recorder? built by means of the army in global battle II yet followed and made reasonable by means of post-war pornographers. That vacuum robotic on late-night infomercials? Born of a mine sniffer patrolling the caves of Afghanistan.

 

From the unforeseen origins of aerosols, foolish putty, and the net to Saran Wrap, Tupperware, and games, this is an enticing examine sleek existence as we all know it.

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