The Huge Book of Amazing Facts and Interesting Stuff 2023: Mind-Blowing Trivia Facts on Science, Music, History + More for Curious Minds (Hardcover)
"Be More Interesting"
Already in its seventh edition, Jenny Kellett brings you her bestselling HUGE Book of Amazing Facts, updated for 2023. Chock-full of incredible, curious, and mind-blowing facts, you'll be able to impress your friends or simply improve your knowledge with over 800 of only the very best hand-picked trivia facts.
The facts are divided into 10 categories for easy reference. Whether you're into sports, history, science, or something a little bit bizarre-there are hundreds of amazing facts for you.
Did you know...
- 'Mountain Dew' was once a slang term for moonshine (homemade whiskey) in the south of the US and parts of the UK.
- Neil Armstrong and his Apollo 11 colleagues had to go through US Customs when they landed back on Earth from the moon.
- The time difference between the Stegosaurus and Tyrannosaurus Rex is greater than the time difference between Tyrannosaurus Rex and the first humans.
- Popping a cork from a champagne bottle releases the same level of shock waves as a jet.
- The smallest thing ever photographed was the shadow of an atom.
Discover these amazing facts and hundreds more in The Huge Book of Amazing Facts and Interesting Stuff 2023. It's the ideal gift for children (12+) and adults. Give the gift of knowledge with the internet's most up-to-date fact book.