Did you know that the Pilgrims ate popcorn at the first Thanksgiving? Or that Maine is the toothpick capital of the world, or that frogs have teeth? Do you want to know what a cockroach’s favorite food is, or how long it would take to drive to the sun? Amaze your friends and family by telling them that a baby giraffe is six feet long when it is born, or that tigers have striped skin! From the creators of The Book of Useless Information, this is an amazing collection of the wildest, oddest, funniest facts about history, science, food, animals, and more!
Is starboard on the left or right side of a boat? How do you say “Japan” in Japanese? What is the character limit for Tweets on Twitter? How long did Sleeping Beauty actually sleep? ...I should have known that!TM is an addictively entertaining trivia game with over 400 questions about things that you should know. In contrast to traditional trivia formats, you don’t receive points for answering questions correctly. Instead, points are subtracted for every incorrect answer! One thing is for sure: it will only be a matter of time before you hear yourself say… Doh!... I should have known that!
Trivia junkies everywhere will be clamoring for this! It’s simply one of the largest collections of TRIVIAL PURSUIT questions ever compiled, and a test for even the toughest competitor. Almost every conceivable subject is covered: art, entertainment, history, geography, science, sports, and more. There’s enough entertainment here for months on end.
Cross-train your brain! Exercising the brain is like exercising the body—with the right program, you can keep your brain young, strong, agile, and adaptable. And like the most effective exercise, you don’t target just one area. This follow-up to the bestselling 399 Games, Puzzles & Trivia Challenges Specially Designed to Keep Your Brain Young, offers 417 games that target six key cognitive functions. Here are games to improve long-term memory and games to flex working memory. Games for executive functioning, for attention to detail, for multitasking, and for processing speed. There are puzzles, trivia quizzes, visual challenges, brainteasers, and word games. Best of all, they’re fun—this is the kind of exercise that you’ll want to do—and all it takes is ten to fifteen minutes a day for a full workout.
The ultimate guide to becoming a bar trivia champion!Which NBA coach coined and trademarked the term "threepeat"? Which animal has four knees? Which famous candy bar is named for a U.S. president's daughter?Brimming with answers to popular questions like these, The Best Bar Trivia Book Ever arms you with the knowledge your team needs to annihilate your bar trivia competition. This must-have guide features hundreds of facts, covering everything from sports and pop culture to history and science, so that you're always ready to deliver the ultimate trivia smackdown. You'll also get all the ins and outs of your favorite event with information on important bar trivia rules, assembling a team, and claiming victories week after week.Whether you're new to the scene or want to dominate at your local bar, this book will help your team outsmart the competition every single week!
You know you're drunk when you can play with CONFIDENCE. So you think...you're smart? ...you're funny? ...you're talented? Well, do it with confidence and let your friends be the judge! So it turns out you're overconfident and can't beat the challenge?? Well get ready to drink up! What is DRUNK CONFIDENCE? DRUNK CONFIDENCE is an adult drinking party game for you and your over-confident friends! Let's face it - everything's better with a little competition. Whether you want to break the ice, or uncover hidden talents from people you think you know, DRUNK CONFIDENCE is the perfect way to add some fun drinking entertainment to your night with a party game for groups. From the random, to the hilarious, to things you forgot all about, these challenges have something for everyone. Find out just how committed your friends will be to get your vote. And of course a little drunk confidence always helps! Fun for any number of players - the more the better! Put your skills to the test in this fun, social, entertaining drinking party game. Please drink responsibly (age 21+ of course!) and play at your own risk!
Blue Ice, Meteors, and Beaver Ass, Oh My! FACT: The use of maggots to clean wounds has proven to be effective for patients who don't respond to traditional treatments.FACT: The Icelandic dish hákarl is beheaded basking shark that is buried in the ground for six to 12 weeks to putrefy before it is eaten.FACT: Used during the Dutch Revolt, rat torture involved trapping rodents under a bowl on a prisoner's stomach then heating the bowl's exterior so the animals would eat through the victim's flesh to try to escape.FACT: The average person picks his nose five times every hour, occasionally eating what he picks.The world is a scary place, and it gets scarier every day. From the creator of the bestselling 1,001 Facts That Will Scare The S#*t Out Of You comes this new collection of 1,004 (count 'em!) truly horrifying and horrifyingly true facts about the world around us.From ancient medical practices to doomsday scenarios, to disgusting food from around the world and the entire terrifying state of Florida, the facts in Are You Sh*tting Me? are sure to entertain and disturb you at once. Unless of course you are already disturbed, in which case this is the book for you!