DK Publishing's Danger! PDF

By DK Publishing

ISBN-10: 0756667399

ISBN-13: 9780756667399

Caution! Open this ebook at your personal threat. inside of, you'll come upon animals armed with sharp claws and killer jaws, deep-sea monsters, toxic crops, and frogs falling from the sky, let alone the various world's such a lot accident-prone people. discover the most popular and maximum locations on the earth, wander off in Antarctic wastes, and examine the top of the realm and even if it's close to. And simply for those who imagine you're performed, you'll come face-to-face with the main harmful mathematical formulation in history.

Don't permit the encyclopedic constitution, funky mixed-media designs, evidence, stats, and tales lull you right into a fake experience of protection. hazard! is stuffed with peril, probability, and suspense. Open with severe warning.

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In 2007, unlucky American Danny Williams’s pants caught on fire when his MP3 player burst into flames in his pocket. Seat of the fire Burning embers from a baker’s oven started the infamous Great Fire of London in 1666. This furious fire destroyed 13,200 houses, 87 churches, and Saint Paul’s Cathedral, as well as forcing 100,000 people to flee their homes. Thankfully, the loss of human life was minimal. The rats weren’t so lucky, though: masses of plague-carrying rats perished in the blaze, happily ridding London of the deadly disease that had ravished it since 1665.

Chilled water is just what you need on a hot day at the Desert Salon. DESERT DANGERS 43 Tough terrain JUNGLE PERILS! Watch your step while navigating the jungle, as mud holes and quicksand can take you by surprise. Use a machete to chop through the thick undergrowth, but don’t hack your leg off in the process! By the evening, happy campers should choose an area with care and avoid river beaches—if heavy rain falls overnight, your tent will be swept away. Help! It’s a jungle in here: hot, humid, and heaving with bugs.

Water hemlock 3 This relative of the parsnip is extremely poisonous. The toxins—concentrated in the roots, but also found in the leaves and stems—act so quickly that there may be no time for treatment. Touching hemlock can cause a reaction, but should you ingest it, expect grand mal seizures, loss of consciousness, violent muscle contractions, and possible death. Stick to its harmless relative. 4 Narcissus Are daffodils a delightful sign of spring or toxic killers? Both! The onionlike bulbs are the enemies, not the flowers.

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