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The Great American Trivia Book: In Facts We Trust
Daniel Adams.
 
Publisher: Adams Media
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781440573606
Daedalus Item Code: 51930
 
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Mind the Gaffe!: A Troubleshooter's Guide to English Style and Usage
R.L. Trask.
 
Publisher: Harper
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780061132209
Daedalus Item Code: 51365
 
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Legends, Lies & Cherished Myths of World History
Richard Shenkman.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060922559.  Daedalus Item Code: 51316
 
Is it true that Queen Elizabeth I was bald? Were Winston Churchill's legendary radio speeches read by an actor? And did Lady Godiva really think that riding naked on horseback would lower people's ... (Read More)
 
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Don't Know Much About Geography: Everything You Need to Know About the World but Never Learned
Kenneth C. Davis.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780380713790.  Daedalus Item Code: 51301
 
Who owns Antarctica? Where was the first city established? And was there really an Atlantis? Even if you do know something about geography, this book is still tantalizingly interesting. In addition ... (Read More)
 
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Natural Alternatives for You and Your Home: 175 Recipes to Make Eco-Friendly Products
Casey Kellar.
Publisher: Krause.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440202414.  Daedalus Item Code: 51933
 
The founder and former CEO of RainShadow Labs and RainCountry Naturals, chemical designer and compounder Casey Kellar has been involved in the beauty and home fragrance industry for decades. Here she ... (Read More)
 
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You Are One-Third Daffodil: And Other Facts to Amaze, Amuse, and Astound
Tom Nuttall, ed.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767932462.  Daedalus Item Code: 51375
 
Did you know that most toilets flush in the key of E-flat? Or that American Airlines once saved $40,000 in its operating budget by removing a single olive from each salad served in first class? The ... (Read More)
 
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The Little Red Book of Grandmother's Wisdom
Holly Rubino, ed.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781626360884.  Daedalus Item Code: 52141
 
For newly minted grandmothers, practiced grandmas, and anyone who understands the true value of seasoned wisdom, this illustrated collection offers more than 250 quotes, musings, opinions, humor, ... (Read More)
 
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Back in the Day: 101 Things Everyone Used to Know How to Do
Michael Powell.
Publisher: Fall River.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781454910701.  Daedalus Item Code: 52049
 
How would you survive if one day you woke up and found yourself transported centuries into the past? Even if you have no intention of traveling back in time—other than in your own imagination—this ... (Read More)
 
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The New York Times Front Pages 1851–2012: Revised and Updated
Bill Keller, intro.
Publisher: Black Dog.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781603762977.  Daedalus Item Code: 51642
 
For over a century and a half the New York Times has offered "All the News That's Fit to Print" (although that famous slogan didn't appear until 1897). The front pages from those editions form ... (Read More)
 
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Knotting and Splicing Ropes and Cordage
Paul N. Hasluck.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616086787.  Daedalus Item Code: 52138
 
Originally published in 1905, with more than 200 engraved illustrations, this handbook covers everything from the basics of rope formation to tying useful knots, splicing rope, working with cordage, ... (Read More)
 
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How to Become an Intellectual: 100 Mandatory Maxims to Metamorphose into the Most Learned of Thinkers
Nick Kolakowski.
Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440535307.  Daedalus Item Code: 51931
 
If you assume you need a PhD in Greek and Roman philosophy from an Ivy League school to call yourself an intellectual, you might reconsider your supposition. Feel free to envy the alphabetical ... (Read More)
 
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Barron's Pocket Factbook: Natural History: Essential Facts About the Earth
Michael Bright.
Publisher: Barron's.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9780764135026.  Daedalus Item Code: 52084
 
A user-friendly reference book that can double as a brief history of the natural world, this little tome is full of color photographs, diagrams, and fun facts. The basics of geology and the emergence ... (Read More)
 
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