Best Trivia & Fun Facts Books
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1. The Book of Unusual Knowledge
Author: by Publications International Ltd.
The Book of Unusual Knowledge is a mammoth 704-page padded hardcover book crammed with a cornucopia of information some useful, others not so much but all of it completely captivating. It’s perfect for anyone with a curious mind and a passion for learning.
With quirky illustrations and a vast array of articles, anecdotes, lists, and games, this book will provide hours of fascinating reading. It will also expand your knowledge on a range of topics, including the animal kingdom, art, sports, technology, history, politics, the universe, and much, much more.
Sample topics include: – Are plastic bags killing sacred cows in India? Does NASCAR have roots in bootlegging moonshine? Did Ronald Reagan see not one but two UFOs during his lifetime?
2. Interesting Stories For Curious People: A Collection of Fascinating Stories About History, Science, Pop Culture and Just About Anything Else You Can Think of
Author: by Bill O'Neill
Want to impress your buddies at the bar? Need to think of something interesting to do at the next family gathering? Want to learn a bunch of random facts about history, science, true crime, and the paranormal? Pick up Interesting Stories for Curious People, the ultimate guidebook for a plethora of interesting facts about a whole bunch of several different topics.
A quick read packed with information from cover to cover. Here you will find out:How did a Frenchman successfully use a spontaneous combustion defense during a murder trial? How did a German teenager help end the Cold War? Why did some really smart guys think foam houses would be the wave of the future?
What is a chupacabra and why are there two of them? Did Cleopatra really die from a snake bite? You’ll be glued to the pages of this book reading interesting fact after interesting fact as Interesting Stories for Curious People brings you the in-depth knowledge of some things you may have heard about and always wondered, but now will learn the truth.
Guinness World Records 2021
Author: by Guinness World Records
Guinness World Records
All aboard Guinness World Records 2021 for a life-changing journey of discovery! This year, we’re devoting a chapter to the history of exploration, starting with the story of the very first circumnavigation, along with our “History of Adventure” timeline, featuring a host of remarkable achievements.
The fully revised and updated best-seller is packed with thousands of incredible new feats across the widest spectrum of topics, providing a whistle-stop tour of our superlative universe. Our ever-expanding pool of international consultants and experts help us make sense of the world around us and the cosmos beyond.
So join us as we embark on a voyage through the vast panorama of record-breaking in 12 fact-packed chapters: Travel through the Solar System and see the planets come to life with a free Augmented Reality feature Encounter the cutest, weirdest, most dangerous and exotic creatures on our home planet Meet the world’s tallest, shortest, hairiest and heaviest humans Marvel at the latest high scores, speed runs, and players at the top of their game in eSports and beyond Get the lowdown on the world’s most successful and prolific actors, musicians, TV stars and influencersWe’ve also selected the best of the newly approved claims from the 50,000 applications received from the public over the past 12 months.
4. The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2021
Author: by Sarah Janssen
Published at: World Almanac (December 1, 2020)
#1 New York Times Bestseller! Get thousands of facts at your fingertips with this essential resource: business, the arts and pop culture, science and technology, U.S. History and government, world geography, sports, and so much more. The World Almanac is America’s bestselling reference book of all time, with more than 83 million copies sold.
For more than 150 years, this compendium of information has been the authoritative source for school, library, business, and home. The 2021 edition of The World Almanac reviews the biggest events of 2020 and will be your go-to source for questions on any topic in the upcoming year.
Praised as a treasure trove of political, economic, scientific and educational statistics and information by The Wall Street Journal, The World Almanac and Book of Facts will answer all of your trivia needs effortlessly. Features include: 2020 Election Results: The World Almanac provides a comprehensive look at the entire 2020 election process, from the roller coaster of the early primaries to state and county presidential voting results and coverage of House, Senate, and gubernatorial races.
5. Badass Affirmations: The Wit and Wisdom of Wild Women (Inspirational Quotes for Women, Daily Affirmations Book)
Author: by Becca Anderson
Positive Affirmations and Motivational Quotes for a BadassNo matter how you use it, there can be benefits for you and your daily life. Nerdy Girl Express#1 Best Seller in Popular Culture, Quotations, Women’s Studies, Love & Marriage Humor, Self-Esteem, LGBT, and TriviaBadass Affirmations is full of positive affirmations, profiles of powerful real-life heroines, and inspirational quotes for women.
Packed with just the right amount of sass, this book is the perfect women empowerment gift for you and all your fabulous BFFs. Even a badass needs positive affirmations. No one leaps out of bed knowing they’re amazing and about to have an incredible day.
We find ourselves rushing around, working hard to please othersand often we find ourselves making everyone happy but our own damn selves. Badass Affirmations is here to stop the negativity with positive quotes and affirmations from powerful women. Discover strong women quotes and encouraging self-affirmations.
In Badass Affirmations, positive living and affirmation queen Becca Anderson reminds you that you are pretty darn great. Inside this motivational quotes and affirmations book, you’ll be fired up by inspirational quotes for women, by women. Alongside these women empowerment quotes, you’ll gain new knowledge of the badass ladies who have left their mark on the world with a mix of short bios and longer profiles.
6. The 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design
Author: by Roman Mars
A NEW YORK TIMES, WASHINGTON POST, USA TODAY, AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BESTSELLER [A] diverse and enlightening book … The 99% Invisible City is altogether fresh and imaginative when it comes to thinking about urban spaces. The New York Times Book ReviewHere is a field guide, a boon, a bible, for the urban curious.
Your city’s secret anatomy laid barea hundred things you look at but don’t see, see but don’t know. Each entry is a compact, surprising story, a thought piece, an invitation to marvel. Together, they are almost transformative. To know why things are as they are adds a satisfying richness to daily existence.
This book is terrific, just terrific. Mary Roach, New York Times bestselling author of Stiff, Grunt, and GulpThe 99% Invisible City brings into view the fascinating but often unnoticed worlds we walk and drive through every day, and to read it is to feel newly alive and aware of your place in the world.
This book made me laugh, and it made me cry, and it reminded me to always read the plaque. John Green, New York Times bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars and Turtles All The Way DownA beautifully designed guidebook to the unnoticed yet essential elements of our cities, from the creators of the wildly popular 99% Invisible podcast Have you ever wondered what those bright, squiggly graffiti marks on the sidewalk mean?
7. Flashback to 1971 – A Time Traveler’s Guide: Perfect birthday or wedding anniversary gift for anyone born or married in 1971. For friends, parents or … (A Time-Traveler’s Guide – Flashback Series)
Author: by B. Bradforsand-Tyler
Also available in other years – – – Let’s FLASHBACK to 1971 a very special year. Was this the year you were born? Was this the year you were married? Let’s travel back in time to celebrate your year, THE YEAR 1971, with this slim 70+ page book packed with fun-filled fabulous facts.
Enjoy a trip down memory lane, as you discover the people, the places, the politics, and the pleasures that made the year 1971 so special and unique, influencing the world we know today. Imagine if time-travel was a reality, and one fine morning you wake up to find yourself flashed back in time, back to the year 1971.
What would life be like for a typical family, in a typical town, somewhere in America? In the early 70s our cultural gaze had shifted away from London’s Swinging Sixties, back to the USA. The hippie view of the world, with its emphasis on peace, love and nature.(cont.
Now just imagine you flashed back to a town in 1971 England. Although not all doom and gloom, the United Kingdom had found itself slipping on the world stage. (Get the book to read more! Expertly written by author B. Bradforsand-Tyler, a history teacher with a passion for sharing his knowledge.
8. The Madman's Library: The Strangest Books, Manuscripts and Other Literary Curiosities from History
Author: by Edward Brooke-Hitching
This fascinating and bizarre collection compiles the most unusual, obscure books from the far reaches of the human imagination throughout history. From the author of the critically acclaimed bestsellers The Phantom Atlas and The Sky Atlas comes a unique and beautifully illustrated journey through the history of literature.
The Madman’s Library delves into its darkest territories to hunt down the oddest books and manuscripts ever written, uncovering the intriguing stories behind their creation. From the Qur’an written in the blood of Saddam Hussein, to the gorgeously decorated fifteenth-century lawsuit filed by the Devil against Jesus, to the most enormous book ever created, The Madman’s Library features many long forgotten, eccentric, and extraordinary volumes gathered from around the world.
Books written in blood and books that kill, books of the insane and books that hoaxed the globe, books invisible to the naked eye and books so long they could destroy the Universe, books worn into battle and books of code and cypher whose secrets remain undiscovered.
9. Atlas Obscura, 2nd Edition: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders
Author: by Joshua Foer
Workman Publishing Company
Discover wonder.A wanderlust-whetting cabinet of curiosities on paper. New York Times Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, Atlas Obscura is a phenomenon of a travel book that shot to the top of bestseller lists when it was first published and changed the way we think about the world, expanding our sense of how strange and marvelous it really is.
This second edition takes readers to even more curious and unusual destinations, with more than 100 new places, dozens and dozens of new photographs, and two very special features: twelve city guides, covering Berlin, Budapest, Buenos Aires, Cairo, London, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Moscow, New York City, Paris, Shanghai, and Tokyo.
Plus a foldout map with a dream itinerary for the ultimate around-the-world road trip. More a cabinet of curiosities than traditional guidebook, Atlas Obscura revels in the unexpected, the overlooked, the bizarre, and the mysterious. Here are natural wonders, like the dazzling glowworm caves in New Zealand, or a baobob tree in South Africa so large it has a pub inside where 15 people can sit and drink comfortably.
10. 1,000 Places to See Before You Die (Deluxe Edition): The World as You've Never Seen It Before
Author: by Patricia Schultz
Named a Best Gift Book/Best Travel Book of the Year by the New York Times, Entertainment Weekly, Associated Press, House Beautiful, Business Insider, The Daily Beast, Forbes, Fodor’s, The Points Guy, Seattle Times, and moreThis is the comfort food of travel books….
This book will sweep you off your feet. New York Times Book Review Gorgeous …Breathtaking …Spectacular. Publishers Weekly Patricia Schultz curates the world. When she published the original 1,000 Places to See Before You Die, she created not only a new kind of travel book but also a new way of thinking about our experiences and interests.
Now Schultz captivates our hearts in the same compelling way her original book spoke to our minds. Moving from eloquent word to breathtaking image, she takes us on a visual journey of the best the world has to offer, and as we turn the pages and pore over these images, we feel it all: joy, curiosity, awe, passion, nostalgia (if we’ve been there), inspiration (because we want to go), and a profound and transforming sense of how lucky we are to live in a world filled with such beauty and wonderto see tributaries of mist curling over the Great Wall, elephants grazing on the floor of the Ngorongoro Crater, the sun setting on the wild coast of Donegal, masked whirling dancers at a festival in Bhutan.
11. 101 Fun Things to Do in Retirement
Author: by Stella Reingold
The Perfect Retirement Gift, or Simply a Great Read for Anyone That Loves Life and Laughter! REVISED, EXPANDED AND UPDATED *Welcome to retirement! No more morning commute, no more idiotic bosses, no more stressful deadlines! You are now officially off the clock and the world is your oyster!
There is no need to be bound by convention.Push the envelope. Do it weird, do it different, but most of all do it fun! Be that cigar chomping rocknroll granny if it takes your fancy. Seriously, if your kids arent worried about what you are up to, then you are probably not doing it right!
12. The Totally Awesome Book of Useless Information
Author: by Noel Botham
Did you know that the Pilgrims ate popcorn at the first Thanksgiving? Or that Maine is the toothpick capital of the world, or that frogs have teeth? Do you want to know what a cockroach’s favorite food is, or how long it would take to drive to the sun?
Amaze your friends and family by telling them that a baby giraffe is six feet long when it is born, or that tigers have striped skin! From the creators of The Book of Useless Information, this is an amazing collection of the wildest, oddest, funniest facts about history, science, food, animals, and more!
13. Nature Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of the Natural World
Author: by Julia Rothman
Storey Publishing, LLC
See the world in a whole new way! Acclaimed illustrator Julia Rothman combines art and science in this exciting and educational guide to the structure, function, and personality of the natural world. Explore the anatomy of a jellyfish, the inside of a volcano, monarch butterfly migration, how sunsets work, and much more.
Rothman’s whimsical illustrations are paired with interactive activities that encourage curiosity and inspire you to look more closely at the world all around you. Nature Anatomy is the second book in Rothman’s Anatomy series you’ll love Nature Anatomy Notebook, Ocean Anatomy, Food Anatomy, and Farm Anatomy, too!
14. Black People Invented Everything: The Deep History of Indigenous Creativity
Author: by Dr. Sujan K. Dass
Supreme Design Publishing
Who invented the traffic light? What about transportation itself?Farming?Art?Modern chemistry?Who made cats? What if I told you there was ONE answer to all of these questions?That one answer?BLACK PEOPLE!Seriously. And this book is like a mini-encyclopedia, full of more evidence than WikiLeaks and just as eye-opening!
Do you know just how much Black inventors and creators have given to modern society? Within the past 200 years, Black Americans have drawn on a timeless well of inner genius to innovate and engineer the design of the world we live in today.
But what of all the Black history before then? Before white people invented the Patent Office, Black folks were the original creators and builders, developing ingenious ways to manage the world s changes over millions of years, everywhere you can imagine, from Azerbaijan to Zagazig!
With wit and wisdom (and tons of pictures! This book digs deeper than the whitewashed history we learn in school books and explores how our African ancestors established the foundation of modern society! Have you inherited this genius? What can you do with it?
15. Sacred Geometry: An A-Z Reference Guide
Author: by Marilyn Walker
Discover the history and core elements of sacred geometry From polymath Al-Khwarizmi to the celestial zodiac, learn how geometry is used to define our world and beyond. Sacred Geometry unveils how the scientific and spiritual are connected with dozens of informative entries covering the people, practices, and natural wonders that are core to understanding the significance of basic geometric shapes and proportions.
This comprehensive reference guide takes a holistic approach to exploring sacred geometry, showing you how it has manifested throughout history, as well as how it ties into every aspect of the world around you. All the information you need to truly understand is right here in your hands.
Sacred Geometry includes: Sacred geometry, A-ZExplore the ways in which sacred geometry is found everywhere, with entries covering math, nature, different types of spiritualities, and more. Easy-to-use organizationGet a simple-to-navigatebut highly detailedreference guide that’s accessible and useful to newly interested and dedicated esoterics alike.
16. True Facts That Sound Like Bull$#*t: 500 Insane-But-True Facts That Will Shock and Impress Your Friends (Funny Book, Reference Gift, Fun Facts, … Humor Gifts) (1) (Mind-Blowing True Facts)
Author: by Shane Carley
Prove your awesomenessor bolster your stockpile of conversation starters! Either way, prove you’re the smartest schmuck in the room with over 500 absurdly real facts! With over 500 outrageous and real facts on everything from hippo sweat to stars in the galaxy, you’re sure to impress your friends, stump your colleagues, and crush the trivia night competition!
Discover insane-but-true factoids and prove you really do know it all! Test out the True or False questions covering the gamut of science, sports, history, pop culture, and a potpourri of others, like: *True or False: A chicken once survived almost two years after having its head cut off.
True or False: The dog that played Toto in The Wizard of Oz was paid a salary. How many baseballs does the MLB use every season? What state has jousting as its official sport? True or False: Most Canadians live south of Seattle.
Put your game face on, and prove once and for all who is the real know-it-all! Gather your friends and family ’round and get ready to learn some wild and crazy trivia!