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- F+W Media 2010; US$ 12.95 US$ 10.62
Fact: Chocolate contains the alkaloid theobromine, which in high doses can be toxic to humans, and in even small amounts can kill dogs, parrots, horses, and cats. This means that despite its name, the Kit-Kat candy bar is not a recommended snack for your kitty-cat. I wonder how many cats have died because of this confusion. Fact: The most... more...
- Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 10.20
QI is the smartest comedy show on British television, but few people know that we're also a major legal hit in Australia, New Zealand, Israel and Africa and an illegal one on BitTorrent. We also write books and newspaper columns; run a thriving website, a Facebook page, a Twitter feed; and produce an iPhone App and a sister Radio 4 programme. At... more...
- Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 7.28
Following the sensational success of 1,227 QI Facts to Blow Your Socks Off , the QI team returns with a fresh stack of facts to astonish and enlighten. In this fixed-format ebook edition you can get the facts laid out as they intended, four to a page and curiously linked. Pigs suffer from anorexia. Wagner always wore pink silk underwear. Rugby... more...
- Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 7.28
1,227 QI Facts blew your socks off. 1,339 QI Facts made your jaw drop. Now the QI team return with this year's groaning sack of astonishment. Prepare to be knocked sideways... Orchids can get jetlag. Lizards can't walk and breathe at the same time. There are 177,147 ways to tie a tie. Ladybird orgasms last for 30 minutes. Traffic lights... more...
- World Wrestling Entertainment 2008; US$ 15.00
Will you be counted out? Can you pin down the answer before that fateful 10 count sounds? Or will you be left out? There is only one way to discover just who is the champ, who really knows sports entertainment. Ten little questions to prove if you really know everything about the events and championships that have raised the rafters in arenas across... more...
- Agate Publishing 2012; US$ 15.00
A fun and fascinating collection of the popular "10 Things You Might Not Know" weekly column from the Chicago Tribune. Encompasses a trove of intriguing and surprising facts on a variety of subjects and current events. more...
- Crown/Archetype 2011; US$ 10.99
Prepare to be even more revolted, flabbergasted, appalled, and completely entertained by this incredible follow-up collection of absolutely true trivia from the author of 5 People Who Died During Sex. Nothing is too insane, too inane, or too sacred for Karl Shaw?s eclectic lists of the world?s very worst. DID YOU KNOW? ?that according to recent... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 9.99
The world is full of pointless things. From rail replacement bus services to chip forks. From war to windchimes. From people who put cushions on beds to people who read the bit they write about the book on amazon. Look around you right now. Just about the only thing that isn't pointless is you. You look amazing. Join Alexander Armstrong and Richard... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 2.99
Contained within this book are over one hundred fun brainteasers for children and adults alike. Covering subjects including numbers, words, logic problems and lateral thinking they are sure to have you scratching your head - until you reveal the answers (at which point youll say you knew it all along!)These brainteasers are separated into sections... more...