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The Extraordinary Book of Useless Information: The Most Fascinating Facts That Don't Really Matter

Authors: Voorhees, Don
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: REF023000, HUM016000, REF007000
ISBN: 9781101621394, Related ISBNs: 0399165177, 1101621397, 9780399165177, 9781101621394
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 256,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: There are more incredibly pointless and delightfully entertaining things to discover in this new entry in the #1 New York Times bestselling series.

You probably never knew…

• Ronald Reagan is the only president who has been divorced.
• It is estimated that half of the world’s spider species have yet to be discovered.
• November 15 is National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day.

And did you really ever have to know…

• The whiskers on a harbor seal are known as “vibrissae”?
• Modern scholars believe Isaac Newton may have had Asperger’s syndrome?
• In the 1920s, Hollywood made twice as many films a year as it does today?

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