National Geographic Tales of the Weird: Unbelievable True Stories [NOOK Book]

Overview

When a farmer in Spain captured a two-headed snake in 2002, scientists wanted to study it. When National Geographic Daily News published a story about the discovery, people wanted to read all about it. More than a million people clicked on the site and kept coming back for more unbelievably true stories. An Internet sensation was born.
Since then, more than 100 million individuals have clicked on stories put together by David Braun and his crack team of editors for National ...
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National Geographic Tales of the Weird: Unbelievable True Stories

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Overview

When a farmer in Spain captured a two-headed snake in 2002, scientists wanted to study it. When National Geographic Daily News published a story about the discovery, people wanted to read all about it. More than a million people clicked on the site and kept coming back for more unbelievably true stories. An Internet sensation was born.
Since then, more than 100 million individuals have clicked on stories put together by David Braun and his crack team of editors for National Geographic Daily News. And readers cannot get enough information about the often weird, sometimes miraculous things being discovered by scientists every day—incredible flying sharks, the strange sex lives of ducks, mind-controlling fungus that turns ants into zombies, and the darkest planet in the universe.
This reader features the most wildly popular, incredibly weird, and totally true stories from National Geographic's Daily News site presented in a compact, fact-filled reader. It will be a must-have for fans of Braun's website and for fans of "fun fact" books like the Uncle Johns Bathroom Reader series. The millions of fans who follow David Braun's National Geographic Daily News will be thrilled with this incredible reader filled with their favorites from the website. The most popular ones are all here presented in a lively, engaging format that is entertaining for the mind and easy on the wallet.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781426209666
  • Publisher: National Geographic Society
  • Publication date: 10/23/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 544
  • Sales rank: 119,600
  • File size: 19 MB
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Meet the Author

DAVID BRAUN is editor-in-chief of nationalgeographic.com's Daily News, Environment and Science content.
A journalist for 35 years covering science, environment, technology, business, and politics for newspapers, magazines, newsletters, and online news services, Braun's former positions included political correspondent for The Star (Johannesburg, South Africa), Washington bureau chief for Africa's largest newspaper group (Independent Newspapers), Washington Correspondent for CMP Media's TechWeb, and Public Affairs Editor for the National Geographic Society.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 3, 2013

    Anonmus

    This was the best book in the world. I loved it so much

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 28, 2013

    What the heck

    Some things in this book are judt too WIERD!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 18, 2013

    Fun

    I like natgeo

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 3, 2013

    iii

    iiiiiii

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 25, 2013

    Similar

    I have read a book very similar to this one by national geogrphic called weird but true

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 14, 2013

    I don't know about this one

    Mabey I could read it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 22, 2012

    Looks like a good book

    Ill try it

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