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Mental Floss Presents Condensed Knowledge : A Deliciously Irreverent Guide to Feeling Smart Again
by Will Pearson and Mangesh Hattikudur and Elizabeth Hunt


Overview - What We're Reading Now:
"I am a longtime reader of mental_floss magazine, and this book is an awesome collection of tidbits pertaining to a wide variety of subjects. Whether you want to bone up on your trivia for Jeopardy, or just want to impress your friends with obscure facts, this is a great read!"
Brian Franklin, General Manager

mental_floss is proud to offer a delicious, hearty helping of brain-food that's sure to fire up your neurons and tantalize your synapses.  Read more...


 
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More About Mental Floss Presents Condensed Knowledge by Will Pearson; Mangesh Hattikudur; Elizabeth Hunt
 
 
 
Overview
What We're Reading Now:
"I am a longtime reader of mental_floss magazine, and this book is an awesome collection of tidbits pertaining to a wide variety of subjects. Whether you want to bone up on your trivia for Jeopardy, or just want to impress your friends with obscure facts, this is a great read!"
Brian Franklin, General Manager

mental_floss is proud to offer a delicious, hearty helping of brain-food that's sure to fire up your neurons and tantalize your synapses. Condensed Knowledge is a mouthwatering mix of intriguing facts, lucid explanations, and mind-blowing theories that will satisfy even the hungriest mind!

Ingredients include:

5 tiny nations that get no respect • 4 civilizations nobody remembers • 5 classics written under the influence • 4 things your boss has in common with slime mold • 3 schools of thought that will impress the opposite sex • 4 things Einstein got wrong • 5 classical tunes you know from the movies • 3 famous studies that would be illegal today • 2 religious mysteries solved by chemistry • 5 scandals that rocked art, and much more ...

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780060568061
  • ISBN-10: 0060568062
  • Publisher: William Morrow & Company
  • Publish Date: May 2004
  • Page Count: 327
  • Dimensions: 9.24 x 7.22 x 0.94 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.02 pounds


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