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I Wish I Knew That: Cool Stuff You Need to Know

by Steve Martin, Mike Goldsmith, Ph.D., and Marianne Taylor

Published by Reader's Digest

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Jump Ahead of Your Class!

Want to add more than 100 tidbits to your knowledge base -- on subjects spanning art, literature, and history to geography, science, and math? I Wish I Knew That lets you discover all the cool stuff that will put you at the head of the class. Impress your teachers and classmates with the answers to questions such as these . . .

  • How does a black hole work?
  • Is a cold war really ever cold?
  • What is the world's tallest mountain, largest sea, and longest river?
  • How did the mathematical greats come up with the modern decimal system?

. . . and there's more. With this fun, easy-to-read guide, you'll zoom through science, whiz through history, make short work of Shakespeare, and speed ahead through the rest.


pub date: 2011-05-12 | Hardcover | 9781606523407