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The extraordinary book of useless information : the most fascinating facts that don't really matter

Author: Don Voorhees
Publisher: New York : A Perigree Book, Published by the Penguin Group, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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There are more incredibly pointless and delightfully entertaining things to discover in this new entry in the #1 New York Times bestselling series. You probably never knew ... - Ronald Reagan is the only president who has been divorced. - It is estimated that half of the world's spider species have yet to be discovered. - November 15 is National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day. And did you really ever have to know  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don Voorhees
ISBN: 9780399165177 0399165177
OCLC Number: 845085385
Description: 243 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Body shop --
It's not rocket science --
Sports page --
Wild things --
Star power --
USA today --
The West Wing --
What in the world? --
Way back when --
Not necessarily the news --
Wordsmith.
Responsibility: Don Voorhees.

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There are more incredibly pointless and delightfully entertaining things to discover in this new entry in the #1 New York Times bestselling series. You probably never knew ... - Ronald Reagan is the only president who has been divorced. - It is estimated that half of the world's spider species have yet to be discovered. - November 15 is National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day. And did you really ever have to know ... - The whiskers on a harbor seal are known as "vibrissae"? - Modern scholars believe Isaac Newton may have had Asperger's syndrome? - In the 1920s, Hollywood made twice as many films a year as it does today?--Publisher data.

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