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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: A Deliciously Irreverent Guide to Feeling Smart Again (Paperback)

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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 ...

Sport & HobbiesHobbies, quizzes & gamesPuzzles & quizzesTrivia & quiz question books Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc Publication Date: 27/04/2004 ISBN-13: 9780060568061  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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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.

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