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Author: Cody Cassidy
Release Date: May 05, 2020
Who wore the first pants? Who painted the first masterpiece? Who first rode the horse? This madcap adventure across ancient history uses everything from modern genetics to archaeology to uncover the geniuses behind these and other world-changing inno...
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Author: Matt Parker | Narrator: Matt Parker
Release Date: January 21, 2020
An international bestsellerThe book-length answer to anyone who ever put their hand up in math class and asked, “When am I ever going to use this in the real world?” “Fun, informative, and relentlessly entertaining, Humble...
Author: Helen McClory | Narrator: Jonathan Davis
Release Date: October 22, 2019
“Fantastic!” —the actual Jeff Goldblum (for real)The perfect gift and essential companion for any fan of Jeff Goldblum, Hollywood’s most beloved and otherworldly icon.You like Jeff Goldblum. We like Jeff Goldblum. Helen McClor...
Author: Randall Munroe | Narrator: Wil Wheaton
Release Date: September 03, 2019
The world's most entertaining and useless self-help guide, from the brilliant mind behind the wildly popular webcomic xkcd and the #1 New York Times bestsellers What If? and Thing ExplainerFor any task you might want to do, t...
Author: Ryan North | Narrator: Ryan North
Release Date: September 18, 2018
An NPR Best Book of 2018"How to Invent Everything is such a cool book. It's essential reading for anyone who needs to duplicate an industrial civilization quickly." --Randall Munroe, xkcd creator and New York Times-bestselling author of What If? The ...
Author: Daniel Whiteson and Jorge Cham | Narrator: Daniel Whiteson
Release Date: May 09, 2017
Prepare to learn everything we still don’t know about our strange and mysterious universe.Humanity's understanding of the physical world is full of gaps. Not tiny little gaps you can safely ignore —there are huge yawning voids in our basi...
Author: Paul Doherty and Cody Cassidy | Narrator: Dennis Boutsikaris
Release Date: April 04, 2017
A gleefully gruesome look at the actual science behind the most outlandish, cartoonish, and impossible deaths you can imagine   What would happen if you took a swim outside a deep-sea submarine wearing only a swimsuit? How long could you last if...
Author: Matthew Santoro | Narrator: Matthew Santoro
Release Date: August 09, 2016
YouTube sensation Matthew Santoro amazes with eye-opening facts that are sure to blow your mind.Matthew Santoro's originality and humor has attracted millions of fans, making him a beloved YouTube star. His weekly videos on amazing and little-known f...
Author: Daniel O'Brien | Narrator: Richard McGonagle
Release Date: March 18, 2014
Make no mistake: Our founding fathers were more bandanas-and-muscles than powdered-wigs-and-tea.  As a prisoner of war, Andrew Jackson walked several miles barefoot across state lines while suffering from smallpox and a serious head wound receiv...
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Author: John Hodgman | Narrator: John Hodgman
Release Date: October 02, 2012
John Hodgman-bestselling author, The Daily Show's "Resident Expert", minor television celebrity, and deranged millionaire-brings us the third and final installment in his trilogy of Complete World Knowledge. In 2005, Dutton published Th...
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Author: Garth Sundem | Narrator: Garth Sundem
Release Date: March 06, 2012
Blind Them…with SCIENCE! How much better would your life be if you had an army of Nobel Laureates, MacArthur ‘geniuses’ and National Medal of Science winners whispering tips in your ear about your body language, or how to resist th...
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Author: John Hodgman | Narrator: John Hodgman
Release Date: October 29, 2009
The New York Times bestseller by Famous Minor Television Personality John Hodgman—The Daily Show's "Resident Expert" and the "PC" in the iconic Apple ads—picks up exactly where his first book left off. In fact, "the new volume is in every...
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