‘Thing Explainer’, A New Book Explaining Things With the 1,000 Most Common Words by ‘xkcd’ Creator Randall Munroe

Thing Explainer

Thing Explainer: Complicated Stuff in Simple Words is an upcoming book by xkcd creator Randall Munroe that explains things using only illustrations and the 1,000 English words people use most often. Munroe used this style to explain NASA’s Saturn V rocket in the xkcd comic “Up Goer Five.”

Thing Explainer will be released on November 24, 2015.

Up Goer Five

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