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The Utterly, Completely, and Totally Useless Science Fact-O-Pedia

A Startling Collection of Scientific Trivia You'll Never Need to Know

Illustrated by Steve Kanaras and Matt C. Ryan

Did you know that cacao beans are actually seeds (not beans) from the cacao tree? Technically speaking, this makes chocolate a fruit! 

Did you know that a single ounce of gold can be stretched into a wire more than 5 miles (8 km) long?

Did you know that dolphins sleep with only half their brain at a time?

The Utterly, Completely, and Totally Useless Science Fact-O-Pedia is the ideal book for the intellectually curious mind. Loaded with nearly 2,000 fun facts and lots of fun comics and illustrations , this encyclopedia will arm you with hundreds of useless (and not so useless!) scientific tidbits--perfect for anyone looking to stimulate the mind or simply to impress at a party. Featuring a range of subjects, from anatomy and anthropology to physics and psychology, it's a virtual treasure trove of information!