"Haven't you noticed that
after waiting forever for a bus, three will arrive bunched together?
That your nose always starts to itch the minute your hands are full?
That the line you're on at the supermarket always moves the slowest?
There's a law governing all these phenomena: Murphy's Law, which is most
generally stated as "Whatever can go wrong, will go wrong," but which
is most frighteningly revealed in hundreds of day-to-day situations. For
Nothing works while people watch
You blink; they score
If you want to be late, give yourself plenty of time
Familiar? Actually, there are rational explanations for all of the
above. The answers turn out to be one part science and three parts
psychology�or brain science, really. In Why the Toast Always Lands Butter Side Down,
Richard Robinson explains with a light touch, but with serious intent,
the science and science of mind behind dozens of these these
inexplicable, frustrating recurring nightmares."
I finish reading this book recently. It was quite interesting. A great reading for my wasted time in public transports every day.
This book talks about Murphy's Laws and most of the things are answers to question that we never ask, but still, somethings that happen to us every day. It's different from what I usually read, but interesting anyway.