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

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

By: Wendy M. Leonard (author), Matt C. Ryan (illustrator), Steve Karanas (illustrator)Hardback

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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.

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About Author

An award-winning and internationally recognized expert medical writer, Wendy has been using her gift to translate medical jargon into lay-friendly language for over 25 years. She is a full-time freelance writer and member of the American Public Health Association and resides in the Agricultural Reserve.

Product Details

  • publication date: 17/01/2013
  • ISBN13: 9780007927791
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780007927791
  • weight: 680
  • ISBN10: 0007927797

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