July 12, 2012

Mental Floss the Book: Only the Greatest Lists in the History of Listory

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Do you enjoy reading about random facts and information? Then Mental Floss: The Book: The Greatest Lists in the History of Listory is for you.

For ten years, the knowledge seekers at mental_floss have been hunting and trapping the world's rarest facts, locking them into captivating lists for the world to admire. Thanks to their tireless efforts, Mental Floss: The Book is packed with a decade's worth of the smartest, quirkiest stories around, including:

Five Presidential Fashion Flubs
Seven Shameless Abuses of Diplomatic Immunity
Five Units of Measurement Weirder Than the Metric System
Four Toys That Have Gone to War for America
Seven Reasons Mister Rogers Was the Best Neighbor Ever
Five Things Your Body Can Do After You Die
Six of Baseball's Strangest Trades
Four Foods People Actually Die For
Seven Things Walmart Has Banned
Four TV Shows That Changed the Course of History
Ten "Q" Words That Aren't "Q-U" Words
Four Horrifying Parasites to Keep You Awake at Night
Eight Fake Archaeological Finds
Five Articles of Clothing That Caused Riots
Four Memorable Moments in Cross-Dressing History
Five Doomsdays We've Already Survived
And 124 Other Extraordinary Lists!


This is the kind of book that you can just randomly open and find something interesting to read. It's great for the coffee table or bathroom.

At first, I though I would not be interested in these lists, but upon perusal, there is some good stuff inside.

Published by Harper Collins, this book's green characteristics are based on publisher's policies:

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

HarperCollins is committed to reducing its overall use of fiber and recycling where possible. Since 2006, we have reduced our global carbon footprint by 14%. We seek to reduce basis weights on titles where appropriate in order to reduce the use of fiber and raw materials consumed in the production of that paper. In addition, we have an extensive supply chain management process that allows to better manage print runs, and we are increasing the use of Print on Demand (POD) technologies to make for less waste in printing and shipping.

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Posted by Jennifer Lance at July 12, 2012 3:48 AM

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