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

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Skyhorse, 16 oct. 2012 - 320 pages
Did you know that cacao beans are actually seeds (not beans) from the cacao tree? Technically speaking, this makes chocolate a fruit! 

Did you know that a single ounce of gold can be stretched into a wire more than 5 miles (8 km) long?

Did you know that dolphins sleep with only half their brain at a time?

The Utterly, Completely, and Totally Useless Science Fact-O-Pedia is the ideal book for the intellectually curious mind. Loaded with nearly 2,000 fun facts and lots of fun comics and illustrations , this encyclopedia will arm you with hundreds of useless (and not so useless!) scientific tidbits--perfect for anyone looking to stimulate the mind or simply to impress at a party. Featuring a range of subjects, from anatomy and anthropology to physics and psychology, it's a virtual treasure trove of information!

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nbsp;WendyLeonard ,nbsp; PhD, MPH is anaward-winning expert medical writer and has been using her gift for translatingmedical jargon into lay-friendly language for over 25 years.nbsp; A member ofthe American Public Health Association, Wendy is also the Medical News Anchorfor Montgomery Undercover on Mocovox.com, and resides in the AgriculturalReserve, north of Washington D.C.

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