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The Best Book of Useless Information Ever: A Few Thousand Other Things You Probably Don't Need to Know (But Might as Well Find Out)

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From the creators of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Book of Useless Information comes another enlightening, entertaining, and ultimately useless assortment of trivia.

If you find yourself transfixed by the most trivial of trivia, or mesmerized by the most minor of minutiae, The Useless Information Society's latest findings can satisfy your every need. This wide-ranging collection will fill every nook and cranny of your brain with information you'll surely never need, but will enjoy learning anyway!

Did you know...

- that penguins can jump six feet out of the water?

- that everyone is color-blind at birth?

Would you care to know...

- what the first meal eaten on the moon was?

- what country drinks the most Coca-Cola? (Hint: It's not the United States.)

In 1995, a secret society was formed comprising Britain's foremost thinkers, writers, and artists to trade and share in useless information (or, as founding member Keith Waterhouse, playwright and journalist, would have it, "totally bloody useless").

About the Author

Noel Botham is chairman and founding member of the Useless Information Society. Botham and the rest of his team lurk mostly around London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780399534287
Author:
Botham, Noel
Publisher:
Perigee Books
Manufactured by:
Useless Information Society
Manufactured:
Useless Information Society
Subject:
Curiosities & Wonders
Subject:
General
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Subject:
Curiosities and wonders
Subject:
Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc.
Subject:
General Humor
Subject:
Reference - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Publication Date:
20071231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.05x6.55x.58 in. .35 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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