'Shit happens', as the saying goes, but if you want to know why it does, the
Undercover Scientist is on hand to explain all. Making his way through one of
those days when everything seems to go wrong, Peter Bentley investigates the
fascinating science that lies behind the most apparently mundane mishaps – from
sleeping through the alarm to battling with immovable superglue – and shows you
how to fight back against these everyday disasters.