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The De-Textbook: The Stuff You Didn't Know About the Stuff You Thought You Knew [NOOK Book]

Overview

You are an idiot.

Don't get defensive! It's not your fault. For decades your teachers, authority figures and textbooks have been lying to you. You do not have five senses. Your tongue doesn't have neatly segregated taste-bud zones. You don't know what the pyramids really looked like. You're even pooping wrong - Jesus, you're a wreck!

But it's going to be okay. Because we're...
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The De-Textbook: The Stuff You Didn't Know About the Stuff You Thought You Knew

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Overview

You are an idiot.

Don't get defensive! It's not your fault. For decades your teachers, authority figures and textbooks have been lying to you. You do not have five senses. Your tongue doesn't have neatly segregated taste-bud zones. You don't know what the pyramids really looked like. You're even pooping wrong - Jesus, you're a wreck!

But it's going to be okay. Because we're here to help. Packed with more sexy facts than the Encyclopedia Pornographica, the Cracked De-Textbook will teach you about the true stars of history, why you picture everything from Velociraptors to Ancient Rome incorrectly, and finally, at long last - how to pop a proper squat. This book was built from the ground up to systematically seek out, dismantle and destroy the many untruths that years of misguided education have left festering inside of you, and leave you a smarter person...whether you like it or not. The De-Textbook is a merciless, brutal learning machine. It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are informed.
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As a new school rolls into full gear, the gleeful debunkers at Cracked.com want you to rethink everything you thought you knew. To help with this ambitious project, they have created a de-textbook designed to reeducate you in most entertaining ways about history, lit, science, and all those subjects you tried so hard for so long to ignore. A trade paperback original. (P.S. These keepers at the internet's most-read humor website are, you should remember, the funny pundits behind You Might Be a Zombie and Other Bad News, a hilarious retake now in its eighth printing.)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780698158047
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 10/29/2013
  • Sold by: Penguin Group
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 197,147
  • File size: 30 MB
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Meet the Author


Founded in 1958 as a print publication, Cracked.com has been published exclusively online since 2006. Jack O’Brien, the site’s editor in chief, lives in New York.
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  • Posted November 16, 2013

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    I wish I could have read this on my nook. the text was so small

    I wish I could have read this on my nook. the text was so small and there was no way to fix it. Wish I could get a refund. Looks like the world's worst pdf scan

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 9, 2014

    Why can my iphoneread it and my nexus cant?

    I have severe problems with the formating of this book

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted November 27, 2013

    I will be buying this book for the physical copy because the Noo

    I will be buying this book for the physical copy because the Nook format is somewhat small, but the content is fantastic, hilarious, and enlightening. Definitely a must-read.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 31, 2013

    An intriguing, witty book that successfully mixes facts with hum

    An intriguing, witty book that successfully mixes facts with humor and dick jokes. 
    Extremely entertaining, easy to read, and impossible to put down. 

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 27, 2014

    Recommended for smart comedy

    Hilarius and informative.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted March 8, 2014

    I have to read a copy before I can give a review. But right now

    I have to read a copy before I can give a review. But right now I give it a 3.

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