Einstein's Refrigerator Author:Steve Silverman Mike the headless chicken... — A Molasses flood in Boston... — A self-draining lake.... — Emperor Norton, the USA's first and only emperor... — These are but a few of the weird and bizarre subjects of true life stories that teacher Steve Silverman used to spice up his high school lectures. The stories met with such an enthusiastic response that he ... more »was inspired to create his own website, which he dubbed Useless Information.
In Einstein's Refrigerator, Silverman collects more than thirty of the most fascinating stories he has gathered - tales of fogotten genius, great blunders, and incredible feats of survival. This is a remarkable book with spellbinding stories, all of which are fully documented and sourced. Whatever happened to the refrigerator Einstein helped invent? While it never became a commerical success, its underlying concepts became the basis for cooling nuclear breeder reactors.« less