Cut down on your screentime (alone or with your family)—learn the US presidents, create your own language, master chopsticks, perfect your poker face, and much more.
There’s more to life than looking at your smartphone. Beyond that tiny screen there’s a whole world of fun, cool, and weird things you could be doing instead!
This book presents the alternative to sitting and Googling . . . actually reading a book! Here’s a list of suggestions of things that you could be doing instead of being on your phone. They are broken down into categories—nature, science, history, geography, words and language, food, sports and fitness, the arts, etiquette, and games:
Figure out when the sun is going to set
Teach a parrot to talk
Get power from a potato
Know your bones
Brush up on your US presidents
Learn the capitals of European countries
Know the top 10 largest countries by area
Try cockney rhyming slang
Compose a haiku
Learn Morse code
Make an egg stand up
Take your own pulse (or someone else’s)
Make an origami bird
Tie a bow tie
And much more!
Whether you want to fill five minutes or an entire afternoon, this handy book is bursting with fascinating trivia, amazing facts, and suggestions to free you from your iPhone screen—from the useful to the fun to the downright bizarre. Become the most interesting person you know: put down your phone, pick up a book—this book—and learn something new!