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101 Choses que vous devez savoir ou pas ! (edition 2009)

by Richard Horne, Gaël Brehon (Traduction)

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Title:101 Choses que vous devez savoir ou pas !
Authors:Richard Horne
Other authors:Gaël Brehon (Traduction)
Info:Editions Générales First (2009), Broché, 101 pages
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101 Things You Need To Know. . . And Some You Don't! by Richard Horne

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If you're looking for a way to simultaneously increase your knowledge and wow your friends with your infinite brainiac abilities, than this is definitely the book for you!

101 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW...AND SOME YOU DON'T! includes just that -- 101 sometimes interesting, sometimes obscure, sometimes downright gross facts about everything from science, nature, and animals to the universe, history, and the human body.

Some of my favorites include "What is the worse smell ever?" Answer: a toss-up between a skunk, a corpse flower, and durian fruit, which smells like raw sewage. Or "Are you only ever a few feet from a rat in a big city?" Answer: pretty much, yes. Which, when you think about it, is quite disgusting. "How much does the earth weigh?" Answer: a little over 13 million billion billion pounds. And you thought you needed to go on a diet!

The book also includes handy-dandy stickers, which you can use to mark your progress when you've learned a new fact, additional facts and data that (mostly) have something to do with the fact you've just mastered, and extras such as a checklist, extra paper, and a list where you can mark down things you'd like to know that weren't covered in the book.

So, although this is a book that can most assuredly make you look smart(er) in front of your friends, results aren't guaranteed to last forever -- unless you put a little brain power into it! ( )
  GeniusJen | Oct 9, 2009 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0802796745, Paperback)

Discover 101 of the most fascinating, most disgusting, and most unbelievable facts.  Make your friends jealous with your increased knowledge and amaze people with your ability to answer almost impossible questions!
  
Why is the sky blue?
 
How do birds stand on electric wires without being electrocuted?
 
Could I spontaneously combust at any moment?
 
Warning: increased braininess may be only temporary.

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Challenges young readers to master a list of one hundred and one trivia questions by detailing the answer to each question and then asking readers related--and often humorous--questions about them. Part humor, part educational, this interactive resource, featuring checklists and activities, presents 101 interesting, extraordinary, and disgusting facts, including What Makes Farts So Smelly? and What Makes Things Glow in the Dark?.… (more)

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