How can your tongue get you arrested? What dessert is as smart as the average adult? What's louder: A jet plane at take-off or a hippo having sex? In the form of a lively and eccentric course catalog, Useless Knowledge, the brainchild of the creator of the wildly successful Useless Knowledge website offers up loads of facts of little consequence for the hardcore trivia buff or the casual enthusiast. Inside, you'll find topics and entries like these: The Core Curriculum The Useless School of Animals The sound that a camel makes is called qnuzzingq. The Useless School of Film Warren Beatty's first job in the theater was a rat-catcher...backstage. The Useless School of History Not that he was immature, but Napoleon concocted his battle strategies in a sandbox. The Useless School of Sports It takes 3, 000 cows to supply a single season's worth of footballs to the NFL. There are also Useless Schools of Television, Biology, Science and Technology, Music, Geography, and Culinary Arts.A kangaroo mother holds a reserve embryo inside of her after her first baby has crawled into her pouch. This serves as an ... Tennis pro Evonne Goolagonga#39;s last name means aKangarooa#39;s Nosea in one of Australiaa#39;s Aboriginal languages. agt; agt; agt; agt; in silent ... They are actually huge heaps of fat and flesh that can weigh as much as 80 pounds in a healthy camel. But the backbone of ... A came! with one hump is called a dromedary; a camel with two humps is a Bactrian. The hump of aanbsp;...
|Author||:||David Samson, Joe Edelman|
|Publisher||:||St. Martin's Griffin - 2013-11-05|