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mental floss presents Condensed Knowledge

A Deliciously Irreverent Guide to Feeling Smart Again

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mental floss presents Condensed Knowledge by Will Pearson
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Loaded with meaty trivia and tasty, bite-sized facts! 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 ...

Author Biography

Will Pearson and Mangesh Hattikudur met as first year students at Duke University. Ignoring the lures of law school and investment banking, the pair co-founded mental_floss and have been grinning ever since. Maggie Koerth-Baker is a freelance journalist and a former assistant editor at mental_floss magazine, where she consistently astounded Will and Mangesh with her amazingness.
Release date NZ
April 27th, 2004
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages
352
Dimensions
187x232x22
ISBN-13
9780060568061
Product ID
1657905

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