By Matt Kaplan

ISBN-10: 1476777101

ISBN-13: 9781476777108

From the writer of The technology of Monsters, this enticing medical inquiry offers a definitive look at the weather of mystical locations and magical objects—from the philosopher’s stone, to like potions to the oracles—from old historical past, mythology, and modern culture.

Can migrations of birds foretell our destiny? Do stages of the moon carry sway over our lives? Are there sacred springs that therapy the ailing? what's the most sensible solution to brew a love potion? How will we create mutant people who regenerate like Wolverine?

In technological know-how of the mystical, famous technology journalist Matt Kaplan plumbs the wealthy, energetic, and astounding heritage of the mystical gadgets, locations, and rituals that infuse historic and modern fantasy. Like Ken Jennings and Mary Roach, Kaplan serves as a pleasant armchair consultant to the area of the supernatural. From the strengthening powers of Viking mead, to the large squaddies in video clips like Captain the US, Kaplan levels throughout cultures and time classes to show that there's frequently even more to those enduring magical narratives than mere fable. Informative and pleasing, technology of the mystical explores our global in the course of the compelling scope of ordinary and human historical past and state-of-the-art technology.

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