Now I Know: The Revealing Stories Behind the World's Most Interesting Facts

Now I Know The Revealing Stories Behind the World s Most Interesting Facts Did you know that there are actually letters in the alphabet or that the U S had a plan to invade Canada And what actually happened to the flags left on the moon Even if you think you have a handl

  • Title: Now I Know: The Revealing Stories Behind the World's Most Interesting Facts
  • Author: Dan Lewis
  • ISBN: 9781440563621
  • Page: 192
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Did you know that there are actually 27 letters in the alphabet, or that the U.S had a plan to invade Canada And what actually happened to the flags left on the moon Even if you think you have a handle on all things trivia, you re guaranteed a big surprise with Now I Know From uncovering what happens to lost luggage to New York City s plan to crack down on crime by bannDid you know that there are actually 27 letters in the alphabet, or that the U.S had a plan to invade Canada And what actually happened to the flags left on the moon Even if you think you have a handle on all things trivia, you re guaranteed a big surprise with Now I Know From uncovering what happens to lost luggage to New York City s plan to crack down on crime by banning pinball, this book will challenge your knowledge of the fascinating stories behind the world s greatest facts.Covering 100 outrageous topics, Now I Know is the ultimate challenge for any know it all who thinks they have nothing left to learn.

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    1. I chose NIK in order to have something both interesting and "bite-sized" to read during the snippets of free time I have during the course of an average day. This book fit the bill perfectly! A delightful, informative read that kept my interest and made me read passages aloud more than once.

    2. "Now I Know" is more like a coffee table book where you you just pick up and read to entertain your guests. You wouldn't want to read this book straight through like a novel because there is really no point. It's more like a trivia book with facts. Maybe keep it on your nightstand and read a page or two before going to bed and reading it out loud to your spouse to just to annoy them. Like fan death in Korea.

    3. Read this as part of the Kindle Unlimited collection. The facts contained in the book were really fascinating and gave me sub research to do to find out more on so many topics. Very light reading and easy read. Loved it and hope there are more like it.

    4. Really engaging, entertaining, and educational. It was especially enjoyable on audio, since it feels well-suited to a podcast format. I have to dock at least one star for the cited source quality though; is a great starting point for this type of project, but not as your only citation for a few of the factsyou need to up your research game, Lewis (but your concepts and writing are right on).

    5. Fun behind the scenes of historyI enjoyed this book over several days, as it was easy to pick up and read then set aside. It offers fun tidbits, crazy information I never knew and has a "rest of the story" feel.

    6. Fun readInteresting book with lots of real life examples. Fun and leisurely read recommend to use the field version to keep the cost down.

    7. InterestingI enjoyed reading this book. The stories it tells are ones I've never heard. They were also very interesting Happy Reading.

    8. “Now I Know: The Revealing Stories Behind the World's Most Interesting Facts” written by Dan Lewis and narrated by Jeremy Arthur is a great book for people who like little snippets of trivia including a “bonus fact” or two after each segment. I will say that it appears the author has greatly expanded on this idea by creating a series of “Now you know” books or clips concentrating on specific topics (e.g. animals, space, etc.). There are also a few audio clips (< 1minute) that addr [...]

    9. A fun, quick read -- a bunch of unexpected historical anecdotes. There are a lot of good bits I couldn't highlight on my kindle because they are little stories, not isolated sentences or paragraphs. That said, some kindle quotes:Romans would occasionally combine the letters “E” and “T” into a similar symbol, representing the word “et” meaning “and.” - location 133Except that it was not yet called an ampersand. The & sign was, rather, referred to simply as “and”—which ma [...]

    10. I had the ebook and the audio book with Whispersync which worked out well. I read the ebook when standing in line or just waiting in general. I listened to the audio book as I went back and forth to work. Al the miscellaneous facts were interesting. I like that at the end of each chapter there was a special bonus fact. It felt like opening a Kracker Jack box and getting a treat at the end of each chapter. The book was well written and quite engaging. I highly recommend it if you want to learn a [...]

    11. Well-written and engaging. Chapters are short stories, maybe 2 or 3 pages a piece. It's info that's all readily available on other internet sources, and it frequently references some of them, like or Gawker. Not entirely original, but still a satisfying read.I wish they'd gotten someone a bit more animated for the audio book, however.

    12. Now I KnowIf you like useless random facts, you may enjoy this book. It presents random facts with background stories and often other, loosely related, facts. Some of the stories are amazing, some incredible, and all are interesting. A fun read.

    13. Great book to read during any breaks about interesting factsBest book to learn random interesting facts and even during episodic times to read.Recommend him to revisit the chapter about Turkey.

    14. Good, quick and fun to read.Right now, I'm reading this book from a kindle app on my phone. This book offers brief snd entertaining tidbits of information to be gathered at your leasure when you have literally just a spare moment in your day. A fun read.

    15. InterestingThis was a very interesting read. Although I had no idea what the contents would be I downloaded it anyways. The book flowed smoothly from one topic to another and I found myself looking forward to the next chapter. I definitely learned quite a bit.

    16. Beard stroking interestingLots of laughs but more importantly felling trivia ready and silly enough to spark a conversation about interesting things that go on in this world

    17. Some interesting triviaI love trivia but at times it did get lengthy and boring. But overall a nice read for a slow day

    18. Interesting trivia It's a good read for a lazy rainy day. Worth the time and learned some interesting facts. Like the YouTube series as well

    19. Interesting and fun readShort (2 pages) chapters about random interesting facts, covering a broad range of topics; great to breeze through a few before bed.

    20. Now I Really Know Filled with interesting and bonus facts from all around the world. A great book to read while commuting or just feel like learning something new.

    21. I always (well, often) enjoy things like this. A collection of very short, fun essays about interesting topics, little stories and weird facts. Great bathroom book (which I mean as a compliment).

    22. Great bathroom readThis book is full of interesting facts and trivia that will make for good cocktail party discussions. Radioactive bananas? Who knew?

    23. This book had a good deal of interesting information, much of it new to me, presented in an easily-read format.It also contained a number of inaccuracies.

    24. Learn something new in a few minutesGrest stories and a really enjoyable read when you only have a few minutes. I learned alot as most of these historical nuances were new to me.

    25. Bedtime readingThis book was interesting and each chapter was short and sweet to read a few before falling asleep for the night.

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