Useless Knowledge: Answers to Questions You'd Never Think to Ask

Useless Knowledge: Answers to Questions You'd Never Think to Ask

by David Samson, Joe Edelman
     
 

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How can your tongue get you arrested?
What dessert is as smart as the average adult?
What's louder: A jet plane at take-off or a hippo having sex?

In the form of a lively and eccentric course catalog, Useless Knowledge, the brainchild of the creator of the wildly successful Useless Knowledge website offers up loads of facts of little consequence

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Overview

How can your tongue get you arrested?
What dessert is as smart as the average adult?
What's louder: A jet plane at take-off or a hippo having sex?

In the form of a lively and eccentric course catalog, Useless Knowledge, the brainchild of the creator of the wildly successful Useless Knowledge website offers up loads of facts of little consequence for the hardcore trivia buff or the casual enthusiast. Inside, you'll find topics and entries like these:

The Core Curriculum
The Useless School of Animals
The sound that a camel makes is called "nuzzing".

The Useless School of Film
Warren Beatty's first job in the theater was a rat-catcher...backstage.

The Useless School of History
Not that he was immature, but Napoleon concocted his battle strategies in a sandbox.

The Useless School of Sports
It takes 3,000 cows to supply a single season's worth of footballs to the NFL.

There are also Useless Schools of Television, Biology, Science and Technology, Music, Geography, and Culinary Arts.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781466855946
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
11/05/2013
Sold by:
Macmillan
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,072,419
File size:
343 KB

Meet the Author

Joe Edelman is the Useless-Infomaster who founded this popular website. He is an award-winning commercial, editorial, and fashion photographer. He lives in Lansdale, PA.

David Samson has written or co-written 11 books, including humorous, self-help, and autobiographical titles. He has worked as a senior creative executive at some of America's most prestigious advertising agencies. He divides his time between Beverly Hills and New York.


David Samson has written or co-written 11 books, including humorous, self-help, and autobiographical titles. He has worked as a senior creative executive at some of America's most prestigious advertising agencies. He divides his time between Beverly Hills and New York.


Joe Edelman is the Useless-Infomaster who founded this popular website. He is an award-winning commercial, editorial, and fashion photographer. He lives in Lansdale, PA.

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