Mythbusting the Great Outdoors?Jamie Siebrase
The skeptic’s guide to everything you thought you knew about life outside.
Mysteries, misunderstandings, mistakes and unapologetic myths lurk in every corner of the great outdoors Is “earthquake weather” a real phenomenon? Just how dangerous are wild mushrooms? Can animals smell fear? And is moss even remotely useful for navigating through the wilderness? Mythbusting the Great Outdoors tackles a wide range of common misconceptions plaguing the world of outdoor adventure, using science to debunk beliefs even longtime nature lovers might erroneously take as fact.
Do you know…
- why they say people lose half their body heat through their heads?
- how to build and extinguish a campfire according to Leave No Trace guidelines?
- what tools will you need to successfully navigate at night with the North Star?