So You Created a Wormhole: The Time Traveler's Guide to Time Travel

So You Created a Wormhole: The Time Traveler's Guide to Time Travel


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So You Created a Wormhole: The Time Traveler's Guide to Time Travel by Phil Hornshaw, Nick Hurwitch

Welcome, intrepid temporal explorers, to the world's first and only field manual/survival guide to time travel!DON'T LEAVE THIS TIME PERIOD WITHOUT IT! Humans from H. G. Wells to Albert Einstein to Bill & Ted have been fascinated by time travel-some say drawn to it like moths to a flame. But in order to travel safely and effectively, newbie travelers need to know the dos and don'ts. Think of this handy little book as the only thing standing between you and an unimaginably horrible death-or being trapped forever in another time or alternate reality. You get: Essential time travel knowledge: Choosing the right time machine, from DeLoreans to hot tubs to phone booths-and beyond What to say-and what NOT to say-to your doppelganger Understanding black holes and Stephen Hawking's term "spaghettification" (no, it's not a method of food preperation; yes, it is a horrifically painful way to meet your end) The connection between Einstein's General Theory of Relativity, traversing wormholes and the 88 mph speed requirement The possible consequences of creating a time paradox-including, but not limited to, the implosion of the universe Survival tips for nearly any sticky time travel situation: How to befriend a dinosaur and subsequently fight other dinosaurs with that dinosaur Instructions to build your very own Rube Goldberg Time Machine Crusading-for fun and profit Tips on battling cowboys, pirates, ninjas, samurai, Nazis, Vikings, robots and space marines How to operate a microwave oven Enjoying the servitude of robots and tips for living underground when they inevitably rise up against us

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780425245583
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/03/2012
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 1,226,119
Product dimensions: 5.52(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.71(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Phil Hornshaw is a journalist and author born in the suburbs of detroit, living in Los angeles. Nick Hurwitch is a screenwrite working in Los Angeles. Authors' website:

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So You Created a Wormhole: The Time Traveler's Guide to Time Travel 4.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A wonderfully funny read, great pop culture references, and fantastic illustrations. The survival section for various time periods is both interesting and hilarious. I would love if these guys wrote a narrative. I definitely recommend this book to anyone who has ever joked or debated about time travel with friends.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Hilarious smart and gives great advice on the dangers of time travel.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Epically funny book describing, sometimes in great detail, how traveling through time can be good or bad for all of us.