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Author Nye, Bill, author.

Title Everything all at once : how to unleash your inner nerd, tap into radical curiosity, and solve any problem / by Bill Nye ; edited by Corey S. Powell.

Publication Info. Emmaus, Pennsylvania : Rodale Books, [2017]


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Description ix, 374 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes index.
Subtitle from hardcover ed.
Contents Bill's guide to doing everything all at once -- Part I: Principles of nerd living -- The tao of phi -- Scout lifeguarding -- Me against the rock -- When slide rules ruled -- The first Earth Day and national service -- How my parents quit smoking -- Ned and the "thanks" sign -- Why the bow tie? -- Land of the free, home of the nerds -- Everybody knows something you don't -- Part II: Nerd ideas into nerd actions -- The joy of constraints -- Upside-downside pyramid of design -- Comedy and me -- Not faking it -- Resonating to the nerd beat -- Critical thinking, critical filtering -- A vaccine against deception -- Destiny be damned--full speed ahead -- Time for measured urgency -- A mind is a wonderful thing to change -- Part III: How to change the world -- Are you an imposter? -- How high can you go? -- Tragedy of the traffic accident -- Cold hard facts of ice -- West Virginians and all that coal -- Security through nerdiness -- Think cosmically, act globally -- Humans control the Earth: nerds should guide the humans -- A reasoner's manifesto -- Design for a better future.
Summary Everyone has an inner nerd just waiting to be awakened by the right passion. Bill Nye will help you find yours. Here Bill shows you how to develop critical thinking skills and create change, using his "everything all at once" approach that leaves no stone unturned. Whether addressing climate change, the future of our society as a whole, personal success, or stripping away the mystery of fire walking, there are certain strategies that get results: looking at the world with relentless curiosity, being driven by a desire for a better future, and being willing to take the actions needed to make change happen. He shares how he came to create this approach -- starting with his Boy Scout training (it turns out that a practical understanding of science and engineering is immensely helpful in a capsizing canoe) and moving through the lessons he learned as a full-time engineer at Boeing, a stand-up comedian, CEO of The Planetary Society, and, of course, as Bill Nye The Science Guy. This is the story of how Bill Nye became Bill Nye and how he became a champion of change and an advocate of science. It's how he became The Science Guy. Bill teaches us that we have the power to make real change. Join him in... dare we say it... changing the world.
Subject Nye, Bill.
Bill Nye, the science guy (Television program) -- History.
Critical thinking.
Problem solving.
Science television programs -- Anecdotes.
Television personalities -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Anecdotes.
Added Author Powell, Corey S., 1966- editor.
ISBN 9781623367916 (hardback)
1623367913 (hardback)
9781635652154 (paperback)

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