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What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
by Randall Munroe
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From the creator of the wildly popular webcomic xkcd, hilarious and informative answers to important questions you probably never thought to ask Millions of people visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe's iconic webcomic. His stick-figure... (read more)

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My Grammar and I or Should That Be Me?: How to Speak and Write It Right (N/A)
My Grammar and I or Should That Be Me?: How to Speak and Write It Right (N/A)
by Caroline Taggart
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For anyone who has ever had a problem with dangling modifiers and split infinitives, or for those who have no idea what these things even are, My Grammar and I provides all the answers. While taking you on a tour of the English language, through a... (read more)

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The Book of Questions: Revised and Updated
The Book of Questions: Revised and Updated
by Gregory Stock
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Ask your friends. Ask your parents. Ask someone you hardly know. The Book of Questions gives you permission to ask those things that are too bold, too embarrassing, or just too difficult to ask by yourself. You will find questions of integrity; of sex... (read more)

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Conversation Sparks: Trivia Worth Talking about
Conversation Sparks: Trivia Worth Talking about
by Ryan Chapman
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Jump-start any conversation with this collection of over 350 fascinating, little-known facts. Hand-drawn speech bubbles and a charming conversationalist add personality to memorable tidbits on everything from the number of shipping containers lost at sea... (read more)

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Codes, Ciphers and Secret Writing (72 Edition)
Codes, Ciphers and Secret Writing (72 Edition)
by Martin Gardner
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"A fascinating, challenging book."―A.L.A. Booklist Learn to use the most important codes and methods of secret communication in use since ancient times. Cipher and decipher codes used by spies. Explore the famous codes that changed the fate of... (read more)

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Rock Breaks Scissors: A Practical Guide to Outguessing and Outwitting Almost Everybody
Rock Breaks Scissors: A Practical Guide to Outguessing and Outwitting Almost Everybody
by William Poundstone
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A practical guide to outguessing everything from multiple-choice tests to the office football pool to the stock market. People are predictable even when they try not to be. William Poundstone demonstrates how to turn this fact to personal advantage in... (read more)

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Visual Miscellaneum: The Bestselling Classic, Revised and Updated: A Colorful Guide to the World's Most Consequential Trivia
Visual Miscellaneum: The Bestselling Classic, Revised and Updated: A Colorful Guide to the World's Most Consequential Trivia
by David McCandless
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The bestselling classic has been revised and updated! A colorful guide to the world's most consequential trivia, The Visual Miscellaneum now includes 18 all new graphs and 23 updated ones. It is a reference book like no other helping us make sense of... (read more)

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Uncle John's Gigantic Bathroom Reader
Uncle John's Gigantic Bathroom Reader
by Bathroom Readers Ins
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This ones big. Make that pretty huge. No, wait—its GIGANTIC! Presenting Uncle Johns Gigantic Bathroom Reader, featuring two of our best-selling and hard-to-find titles: Uncle Johns Absolutely Absorbing Bathroom Reader and Uncle Johns Giant 10th... (read more)

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Guinness World Records 2015
Guinness World Records 2015
by Guinness World Records
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With a fresh new design and feel inspired by innovations in tablet technology, the latest GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS book presents thousands of new and updated records, along with hundreds of amazing never-before-seen photographs. The 2015 edition showcases... (read more)

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Why Do Pirates Love Parrots? (Imponderables Books)
Why Do Pirates Love Parrots? (Imponderables Books)
by David Feldman
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Are you the type of person who stays up nights wondering how they get the paper tag into Hershey's Kisses? Or why portholes are round? Even if you don't lose sleep over such matters, you have to admit that such questions are, well, worthy of... (read more)

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If2...: 500 New Questions for the Game of Life
If2...: 500 New Questions for the Game of Life
by Evelyn Mcfarlane
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If you found out for certain there is a Heaven and a Hell, how would you change your life? If you had to name the one thing that most frightens you about growing old, what would it be? If you could have only one part of your body massaged every day, what... (read more)

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The Book of Questions
The Book of Questions
by Gregory Stock
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The phenomenon returns! Originally published in 1987,... (read more)

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Uncle John's 24-Karat Gold Bathroom Reader
Uncle John's 24-Karat Gold Bathroom Reader
by Bathroom Readers Institute
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Uncle Johns 24th flagship edition is glittering with more than 500 all-new pages of absorbing material that prove once again why Uncle John makes the best-selling bathroom-reading series in the world. The information miners at the Bathroom Readers... (read more)

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Big Questions from Little People: And Simple Answers from Great Minds
Big Questions from Little People: And Simple Answers from Great Minds
by Gemma Elwin (com) Harris
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Illuminating and essential, Big Questions from Little People is a timeless gift, a handbook for curious children and their perplexed parents. Many of the questions children ask in the course of growing up can stump even the best educated adult: Why can't... (read more)

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Data Structures and Algorithms (83 Edition)
Data Structures and Algorithms (83 Edition)
by Alfred V. Aho
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The authors' treatment of data structures in Data Structures and Algorithms is unified by an informal notion of "abstract data types," allowing readers to compare different implementations of the same concept. Algorithm design techniques are also... (read more)

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A World of Curiosities: Surprising, Interesting, and Downright Unbelievable Facts from Every Nation on the Planet
A World of Curiosities: Surprising, Interesting, and Downright Unbelievable Facts from Every Nation on the Planet
by John Oldale
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe: everything you never knew you never knew about every country on Earth.A scientist by training and an explorer by passion, Dr. John Oldale has logged half a million miles visiting more than ninety nations. Now, he celebrates... (read more)

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The World's Most Difficult Quiz: The King William's College General Knowledge Papers
The World's Most Difficult Quiz: The King William's College General Knowledge Papers
by Patrick Cullen
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For 50 years Guardian readers have been stumped by the fiendishly difficult General Knowledge Paper set annually at Christmas for the pupils of King William's College, on the Isle of Man. Here, for the first time, is a compendium of the GKP questions and... (read more)

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Red Herrings and White Elephants: The Origins of the Phrases We Use Every Day
Red Herrings and White Elephants: The Origins of the Phrases We Use Every Day
by Albert Jack
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The idiosyncrasies of language can tell us a lot about a culture. In this delightful book, Clotilde Dusoulier, creator of the award-winning food blog Chocolate and Zucchini, delves into the history and meaning of fifty of the French languageand#8217;s... (read more)

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Ripley's Believe It or Not!
Ripley's Believe It or Not!
by Ripleys
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A book of facts and records about bizarre feats of the human, material, and natural world, this solid reference of the strange but true is updated for 2005. 500 full-color photos & illustrations.... (read more)

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Uncle John's Heavy Duty Bathroom Reader (Uncle John's Bathroom Readers)
Uncle John's Heavy Duty Bathroom Reader (Uncle John's Bathroom Readers)
by Bathroom Readers Institute
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The big brains at the Bathroom Readers Institute have come up with 544 all-new pages full of incredible facts, hilarious articles, and a whole bunch of other ways to, er, pass the time. With topics ranging from history and science to pop culture... (read more)

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