The Utterly, Completely, and Totally Useless Science Fact-o-pedia: A Startling Collection of Scientific Trivia You'Ll Never Need to Know

Wendy M. Leonard

Illustratore: Steve Karanas, Matt C. Ryan
Anno: 2013
Rilegatura: Hardback
Pagine: 320 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 196 x 156 mm
Peso: 680 gr.
  • EAN: 9780007927791
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Calling all trivia buffs! Loaded with over 200 entries and almost 2,000 bits of trivia, this book will arm you with hundreds of useless scientific tidbits - perfect for curious minds. Organized from A ("Amino Acids") to Z ("Zombie Etiquette"), and packed with great cartoons, The Useless Science Fact-o-Pedia is a treasure trove of fun facts for the inquiring mind. It's perfect, whether you're looking to stimulate your brain or impress at a party! Featuring such fantastic and useless facts as: * Did you know that the U.S. Center for Disease Control published a blog post on preparing for the zombie apocalypse to teach the public about preparedness in emergencies? * Or that Saturn is so light, it would float on water? * Or that most mammals yawn, as well as some birds and reptiles? * Or that the first roller coaster can be traced to 15th-century Russia? * Or that Leonardo da Vinci sketched plans for a humanoid robot back in 1495? * How about the fact that the North Atlantic Ocean gets 1 inch wider every year? Written by an award-winning and accessible expert medical writer, The Utterly, Completely, and Totally Useless Science Fact-o-pedia is an extraordinary look at our seemingly ordinary world.