Weird But True: 200 Astounding, Outrageous, and Totally Off the Wall Facts

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The Earth is broadcasting a symphony of sound right now . . .Madagascar is home to enormous suicidal palm trees . . .Blacktip sharks can reproduce by virgin birth . . .In this fascinating book, weird, true facts like these reveal just how much freaky stuff really happens around the world.

We’ve uncovered odd natural phenomena, super-strange historic occurrences, downright bizarre momentous discoveries, and totally peculiar coincidences that will blow your mind. From Biblical ...

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Overview

The Earth is broadcasting a symphony of sound right now . . .Madagascar is home to enormous suicidal palm trees . . .Blacktip sharks can reproduce by virgin birth . . .In this fascinating book, weird, true facts like these reveal just how much freaky stuff really happens around the world.

We’ve uncovered odd natural phenomena, super-strange historic occurrences, downright bizarre momentous discoveries, and totally peculiar coincidences that will blow your mind. From Biblical latrines to ultimate survivor microbes, if it’s weird—and true—you’ll find it here!

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  • ISBN-13: 9781435126787
  • Publisher: Sterling
  • Publication date: 9/11/2010
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 4.60 (w) x 6.60 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Leslie Gilbert Elman is the author of The Ladies’ Room Reader Quiz Book, a collection of 100 trivia quizzes for women. She has also contributed to the Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader series and has written articles for dozens of magazines, including Shape, Eating Well, Muscle & Fitness Hers, VIV, The History Channel Magazine and Playboy.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 29, 2012

    Looking...

    Looking for the national geographic kids one!

    12 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 3, 2012

    Can Not Wait To Read

    I cann not wait to this book all I know about this is that I will learn a lot

    8 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 29, 2012

    The great

    This book is very interesting i learned about alot of things this book is good for kids.

    7 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 19, 2012

    Great

    People, if you are having problems turnig pages there is something wrong with your nook!!! Dont critisixe the book whent there is something wrong with your nook. The book was great!!!

    7 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 15, 2011

    Awesome

    Cool real facts

    6 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 18, 2011

    It is

    Awsome

    5 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 4, 2012

    Sounds good but have not read it.

    This book sounds great and funny. It might be gross but.........

    4 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 21, 2012

    Anonymous

    Is good for the brain and most facts are cool...read the hard covered kind and youll start to love these...! Hey, did you know that the highest a pig has jumped is 3.5 inches...? And that the longest someome has gone without sleep is 10 days...?

    3 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 4, 2012

    cool :), cool:)* cool!*:) cool:)

    It's so so so amsinign!:)

    3 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 31, 2012

    Help

    Help non pf the reveiws said anything helpful somone tell me shoul I get it?

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 9, 2013

    Worst sample!!

    This sample was only the table of contents and a mark twain quote

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 21, 2013

    Sorry!!!!!!!

    I want national geograyhic weird but true and so sorry about last post i didnt do it right

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2013

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    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 15, 2013

    Sample...

    Its so bad the sample

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 10, 2013

    Stupid

    Stupid

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 6, 2013

    Ugggghhh!

    The sample sucs so much! All it is is the table ofcontens

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 30, 2013

    Hate the sample

    I didnt like the sample
    It ended before it even started

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 28, 2012

    Reading

    OMG this book is awesome.


    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 17, 2012

    Awesome but,...

    It's not working it freezes and then says applacation reader not responding!!!!!!!! Please tell me if you have the same problem or if you fixed it!!!!! I will check all the time THANKS!!!!!! From Eva

    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 19, 2012

    Sorry

    I take back that last post. My nook glitched. Great book.

    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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