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How It Works Magazine

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Have you ever wondered how long it would take to get to Mars by aeroplane? Or how animals survive in the deepest and darkest depths of the ocean? Or how many different species of bats there are? Maybe you’re fascinated by black holes or enjoy learning about the history of different species. Whatever sparks your interest in the world, How It Works magazine will teach you something new in every single issue.

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Covering interesting topics from an abundance of subjects such as history, space, nature, science, animals and technology, How It Works magazine is the perfect supplement for anyone curious about the incredible world around them. Every issue is jam-packed full of incredible and breathtaking facts ready to excite your wildest of curiosities.

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How It Works  |  Issue 168  

Seven modern wonders of the world
Take a tour of the planet’s most awe-inspiring construction marvels

Why mirrors are so reflective
How a combination of glass and metal can reflect light so perfectly

Fossil fuels vs alternative energy
The environmental cost of petrol and diesel is high, but alternative fuels could alleviate the impact on our planet

WWII’s weirdest inventions
Take a closer look the strange stuff the Allied and Axis powers came up with to take .. read more on their adversaries

Super drones
How unmanned flying vehicles are changing the world
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How It Works Magazine gets to the root of how and why the world around us works in the way it does. You can be prepared to learn something exciting and new in every single issue - enough to fascinate your friends with breathtaking knowledge! Equally exciting for both inquisitive youngsters and adults alike, How It Works magazine teaches you about the world in which you’re living, in the most fun and exciting way possible!

You won’t believe how incredible our planet is, but How It Works magazine has plenty to convince you on, in every single issue. Enjoy interesting features such as taking apart common objects to see what makes them tick, virtual trips into outer space and features that delve into the world as it was 1000s of years ago. Breaking even the most complex of topics down into sizeable chunks that are easy and interesting to understand, prepare to be talking about the content for days. Each issue is full of facts, trivia, easy-to-follow diagrams and truly stunning photography. Plus, enjoy insightful features on transport, the environment, space, history and much more!  

Feed your mind with a monthly subscription to How It Works magazine and learn something new on every single page.

  • Complex topics are broken down into interesting and easy to understand chunks
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  • A plethora of topics covering our entire world: history, animals, space, nature, technology and science
  • Learn something fascinating and new in every single issue
  • Perfect for younger inquisitive readers who are fascinated by the world around them

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Very educational

Highly informative Reviewed Mittwoch, 6. Juli 2022

How It Works

One word, excellent Reviewed Dienstag, 12. Januar 2021

How It Works

The illustrations are excellent, the topics are topical and well written Reviewed Sonntag, 17. Mai 2020

How It Works

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Extremely interesting

One of the best tech magazines out there Reviewed Samstag, 16. November 2019

Articles in this issue

Below is a selection of articles in How It Works Issue 168.

WELCOME Issue 168 “This modern wonder has been a work in progress for over 140 years” The photo above is of the Rhodian deer statues that flank the entrance to Mandraki harbour in Rhodes, Gr...
Dental bacteria © Getty Along with saliva, bacterial secretions form a sticky biofilm that accumulates as plaque. Bacteria are embedded between teeth and feed on the sugars that pass through o...
Burning blue © Getty Kawah Ijen spews sapphire lava when it erupts. The unusual nature of its eruptions are the result of large quantities of sulphur gas. When molten rock emerges from deep below Ear...
Vietnamese fishing © Getty Fishermen follow near-shore currents to catch fish during the harvest season between May and September. Across the province of Phú Yên, fishermen flock to the waters around the i...
Cosmic Cliffs © NASA, ESA, CSA, and STScI The ‘Cosmic Cliffs’ of the Carina Nebula is one of the first five images to emerge from the James Webb Space Telescope. The celestial ‘mountains’ in this imag...
Unique triple star system likely ate a fourth star GLOBAL EYE Showcasing the incredible world we live in GLOBAL EYE Showcasing the incredible world we live in Artist’s interpretation of the quadruple star system HD 98800 A...

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