National Trivia Day

National Trivia Day

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Wednesday, January 4, 2023 - 10:00am
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The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2023 By Sarah Janssen Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781510772441
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Published: World Almanac - December 6th, 2022

#1 New York Times Bestseller! Get thousands of facts at your fingertips with this essential resource: sports, pop culture, science and technology, U.S. history and government, world geography, business, and so much more.

The World Almanac® is America’s bestselling reference book of all time, with more than 83 million copies sold.


The Short Story of the Universe: A Pocket Guide to the History, Structure, Theories and Building Blocks of the Cosmos By Gemma Lavender Cover Image
$20.99
ISBN: 9780857829382
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - September 27th, 2022

The Short Story of the Universe is a new introduction to the subject of the universe.


Stats to Blow Your Mind!: And Everyone Else You're Talking To By Tim Rayborn Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781646432240
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Published: Cider Mill Press - April 12th, 2022

Learn shocking stats and facts that will surprise you, expand your knowledge, and help you impress your friends!

Astonish yourself and your friends with Stats to Blow Your Mind & Everyone Else You're Talking To. Seeing is believing with the many intriguing charts and graphs in this book.


Who Made That?: The Fascinating True Stories Behind the World's Greatest Inventions By Tim Rayborn Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781646432158
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Published: Cider Mill Press - April 5th, 2022

Who Made That? uncovers the fascinating true stories behind the inventions and items that the world would be unimaginable without!

From the computer to the coat hanger, the world is simply unimaginable without certain items.


The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2022 By Sarah Janssen Cover Image
$18.89
ISBN: 9781510766532
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Published: World Almanac - November 30th, 2021

A 2021 USA Today Bestseller! Get thousands of facts at your fingertips with this essential resource: business, the arts and pop culture, science and technology, U.S. history and government, world geography, sports, and so much more.

The World Almanac® is America’s bestselling reference book of all time, with more than 83 million copies sold.


The Origin of Names, Words and Everything in Between: Volume II By Patrick Foote Cover Image
$16.79
ISBN: 9781642506815
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Published: Mango - November 16th, 2021

Follow up to Nam Explain's (YouTube) Origin of Names, Volume II dives into more obscure and historical names, titles and trivia. https: //www.youtube.com/c/NameExplain/about 275,000 Subs.


The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2021 By Sarah Janssen Cover Image
$16.79
ISBN: 9781510761391
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Published: World Almanac - December 1st, 2020

#1 New York Times Bestseller! Get thousands of facts at your fingertips with this essential resource: business, the arts and pop culture, science and technology, U.S. history and government, world geography, sports, and so much more.

The World Almanac® is America’s bestselling reference book of all time, with more than 83 million copies sold.


ArtCurious: Stories of the Unexpected, Slightly Odd, and Strangely Wonderful in Art History By Jennifer Dasal Cover Image
$17.85
ISBN: 9780143134596
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Published: Penguin Books - September 15th, 2020

A wildly entertaining and surprisingly educational dive into art history as you've never seen it before, from the host of the beloved ArtCurious podcast


Your Brain on Facts: Things You Didn't Know, Things You Thought You Knew, and Things You Never Knew You Never Knew By Moxie Labouche, Emily Prokop (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Moxie Labouche, Emily Prokop (Foreword by)
$19.90
ISBN: 9781642502534
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Published: Mango - June 16th, 2020

Fun Trivia Questions and Answers for Brainiacs

"A fun collection of facts that will leave you full of information you never knew you needed to know " ―Sophie Stirling, author of We Did That?

#1 Bestseller in Reference, Puzzles, Trivia, Curiosities & Wonders, Popular Culture


In the Valleys of the Noble Beyond: In Search of the Sasquatch By John Zada Cover Image
$17.85
ISBN: 9780802148988
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Published: Grove Press - May 19th, 2020

Set in a wild and immaculate landscape threatened by industry and environmental degradation, a compassionate and gripping exploration of one of the world's most baffling mysteries--the existence of the Sasquatch


The Perfection of the Paper Clip: Curious Tales of Invention, Accidental Genius, and Stationery Obsession By James Ward Cover Image
$20.99
ISBN: 9781476799872
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Published: Atria Books - April 21st, 2020

Change the way you look at office supplies forever with this wonderfully enlightening and quirky exploration of the fascinating backstories of everyday objects, such as the humble and perfectly designed paper clip and the utilitarian, irreplaceable pencil.

How many of humanity’s brightest ideas started out on a scrap of paper or in the margins of a notebook?


The Wikipedia Encyclopedia of Serial Killers: An A–Z Guide to History's Most Heinous Murderers (Wikipedia Books Series) By Wikipedia Cover Image
$17.84
ISBN: 9781510755383
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Published: Skyhorse - April 21st, 2020

A Thorough, Comprehensive Guide to Serial Killers for True-Crime Fans

Equal parts fascinating and horrifying, the stories of serial killers like Ted Bundy and Jeffrey Dahmer have taken on a new cultural prominence with the rise of the true-crime genre.


Improve Your Life with the Help of Crystals

"...craft beautiful, and more importantly, meaningful rituals to enrich your life." ―Arin Murphy-Hiscock, author of Power Spellcraft for Life

#1 New Release in Trivia & Fun Facts and Nature


We Don't Know Either: Trivia Night Done Right (Trivia Book, Questions for Adults, Trivia Night Kit, for Fans of Uncle Johns Bathroom Reader) By City Trivia Cover Image
$19.94
ISBN: 9781633538429
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Published: Mango - March 31st, 2019

If a Smurf is already blue, what color do they turn when you choke them? Why did the lamb follow Mary to school, thereby violating the restraining order? Why is everything I learned in kindergarten wrong? What did Mrs. McDougal have against me? We attempt to to answer these questions and more in 20 fully laid out weeks of Trivia Night fun.


For Cluck's Sake!: An
$14.29
ISBN: 9781449494513
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - September 4th, 2018

For Cluck's Sake is the perfect gift for the backyard chicken farmer, owner, or breeder in your life (and we know you have one).
 


Celebrate these beloved birds with this fun, lighthearted, and informative book filled with egg and chicken trivia, chicken-related quotes, humorous and interesting facts, chicken lore, and chicken “wisdom.&rdq


Badass Affirmations: The Wit and Wisdom of Wild Women (Inspirational Quotes for Women, Book Gift for Women, Powerful Affirmations) By Becca Anderson Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781633537521
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Published: Mango - May 15th, 2018

Positive Affirmations and Motivational Quotes for a Badass

"No matter how you use it, there can be benefits for you and your daily life."--Nerdy Girl Express

#1 Best Seller in Popular Culture, Quotations, Women's Studies, Love & Marriage Humor, Self-Esteem, LGBT, Trivia, and Psychology Humor


Find out, once and for all, what women talk about when they talk about love in this collection of advice and insight from literati, glitterati, psychologists, sexperts and all-around badasses.


clouds of the lord and bible prophecy: proof of mankind's interaction with god By W. T. Ness Cover Image
$8.04
ISBN: 9780648243304
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Published: Michael Morgan - January 31st, 2018

moses entered the "Cloud". The "Cloud" was with the Israelites for all the Israelites Journey (40 Years). God came down in a "Cloud". The "Cloud" visited the tabernacle in the desert. The "Cloud" visited the dedication of Solomons temple. Moses and Elijah visited Jesus in a "Cloud". What are these "Clouds"?


Cracking the Cube: Going Slow to Go Fast and Other Unexpected Turns in the World of Competitive Rubik's Cube Solving By Ian Scheffler Cover Image
$18.89
ISBN: 9781501121937
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Published: Atria Books - July 4th, 2017

Ian Scheffler, journalist and aspiring “speedcuber,” attempts to break into the international phenomenon of speedsolving the Rubik’s Cube—think chess played at the speed of Ping-Pong—while exploring the greater lessons that can be learned through solving it.

When Hungarian professor Ernő Rubik invented the Rubik’s Cube (or, rather, his


Cheap Movie Tricks: How to Shoot a Short Film for Under $2,000 (Filmmaker Gift) By Rickey Bird Cover Image
$17.80
ISBN: 9781633535435
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Published: Mango - May 23rd, 2017

How to Make a Movie on a Tight Budget

Today's indie film market is growing by leaps and bounds and filmmaker Rickey Bird and screenwriter and novelist Al Guevara are on a mission to help indie moviemakers everywhere.

Bird and Guevara want to show aspiring filmmakers how to overcome common movie and video production problems:


Prove you are the smartest schmuck in the room with 500 true trivia facts that sound absurd. These facts are so absurd some might even say that they sound like bull$#*t!

Knowledge is power! Crush the competition at trivia night, or start the most interesting conversation ever with real facts that are hard to believe.


The Magic of Crystals and Gems: Unlocking the Supernatural Power of Stones (Magical Crystals, Positive Energy, Mysticism) By Cerridwen Greenleaf, Scott Cunningham (Foreword by), Witch Bree (Afterword by) Cover Image
By Cerridwen Greenleaf, Scott Cunningham (Foreword by), Witch Bree (Afterword by)
$19.90
ISBN: 9781633535336
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Published: Mango - January 3rd, 2017

#1 Best Seller in Crystals ─ Unlock Supernatural Power

If you like The Crystal Bible or Crystals for Healing, you'll cherish The Magic of Crystals and Gems


I Never Knew That About Ireland By Christopher Winn Cover Image
$20.99
ISBN: 9781250088574
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - March 1st, 2016

A fascinating journey through the lesser known details of Irish history


Scam School Academy: Advanced Lessons in Scoring Free Drinks, Doing Magic, and Becoming the Life of the Party By Brian Brushwood, Jon Tilton (Illustrator), Brandt Hughes (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Brian Brushwood, Jon Tilton (Illustrator), Brandt Hughes (Illustrator)
$16.49
ISBN: 9781632206565
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Published: Skyhorse - September 8th, 2015

Whether you’re trying to impress your friends or the girl across the bar, Scam School Academy is the ultimate guide to not impressing everyone around, but getting yourself some free drinks.


Nature Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of the Natural World By Julia Rothman Cover Image
$17.84
ISBN: 9781612122311
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Published: Storey Publishing, LLC - January 27th, 2015

See the world in a whole new way! Acclaimed illustrator Julia Rothman combines art and science in this exciting and educational guide to the structure, function, and personality of the natural world. Explore the anatomy of a jellyfish, the inside of a volcano, monarch butterfly migration, how sunsets work, and much more.


Myths and Mysteries of Ohio: True Stories of the Unsolved and Unexplained By Sandra Gurvis Cover Image
$18.65
ISBN: 9780762769650
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Published: Globe Pequot Press - November 7th, 2014

Myths and Mysteries of Ohio reveals the dark and ominous cloud of mysteries and myths that hovers over the Buckeye State. This book offers residents, travelers, history buffs, and ghost hunters a refreshingingly lively collection of stories about Ohio's unsolved murders, legendary villains, lingering ghosts, terrifying myths, and haunted places.


Can a Bee Sting a Bee?: And Other Big Questions from Little People By Gemma Elwin Harris Cover Image
$18.69
ISBN: 9780062223234
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Published: Ecco - October 7th, 2014

In the spirit of Schott’s Miscellany, The Magic of Reality, and The Dangerous Book for Boys comes Can a Bee Sting a Bee?—a smart, illuminating, essential, and utterly delightful handbook for perplexed parents and their curious children.


Myths and Mysteries of Kentucky: True Stories of the Unsolved and Unexplained By Mimi O'Malley, Susan Sawyer Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780762772247
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Published: Globe Pequot Press - May 6th, 2014

Myths and Mysteries of Kentucky reveals the dark and ominous cloud of mysteries and myths that hovers over the Bluegrass State. This book offers residents, travelers, history buffs, and ghost hunters a refreshingingly lively collection of stories about Kentucky's unsolved murders, legendary villains, lingering ghosts, terrifying myths, and haunted places.


Myths and Mysteries of Pennsylvania: True Stories Of The Unsolved And Unexplained, First Edition By Kara Hughes Cover Image
$15.55
ISBN: 9780762772292
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Published: Globe Pequot Press - November 6th, 2012

Part of the Myths and Mysteries series, Myths and Mysteries of Pennsylvania explores unusual phenomena, strange events, and mysteries in Pennsylvania's history. Each episode included in the book is a story unto itself, and the tone and style of the book is lively and easy to read for a general audience interested in Pennsylvania's history.


Myths and Mysteries of Florida: True Stories Of The Unsolved And Unexplained, First Edition By E. Lynne Wright Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780762769674
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Published: Globe Pequot Press - November 6th, 2012

Myths and Mysteries of Florida reveals the dark and ominous cloud of mysteries and myths that hovers over the Sunshine State. This book offers residents, travelers, history buffs, and ghost hunters a refreshingingly lively collection of stories about Florida's unsolved murders, legendary villains, lingering ghosts, terrifying myths, and haunted places.


Michigan Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff, Third Edition By Colleen Burcar Cover Image
$16.59
ISBN: 9780762769780
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Published: Globe Pequot Press - October 2nd, 2012

This definitive collection of the Great Lakes State's odd, wacky, and most offbeat people, places, and things is filled with quirky photographs throughout and maps for each region. Michigan Curiosities includes humorous state facts and amusing stories and serves as a combination almanac, off-the-wall travel guide, and wacky news gazette.


Myths and Mysteries of Wisconsin: True Stories Of The Unsolved And Unexplained, First Edition By Michael Bie Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780762769834
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Published: Globe Pequot Press - July 3rd, 2012

New Hampshire Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff, Second Edition By Eric Jones Cover Image
$17.63
ISBN: 9780762764488
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Published: Globe Pequot Press - September 1st, 2011

The definitive collection of New Hampshire's odd, wacky, and most offbeat people, places, and things, for New Hampshire residents and anyone else who enjoys local humor and trivia with a twist.


South Dakota Curiosities: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities & Other Offbeat Stuff, Second Edition By Bernie Hunhoff Cover Image
$17.63
ISBN: 9780762758685
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Published: Globe Pequot Press - June 15th, 2010

The definitive collection of South Dakota's odd, wacky, and most offbeat people, places, and things, for South Dakota residents and anyone else who enjoys local humor and trivia with a twist.


Did you know?

• Freemasonry's first American lodge included a young Benjamin Franklin among its members.

• The Knights Templar began as impoverished warrior monks then evolved into bankers.

• Groom Lake, Dreamland, Homey Airport, Paradise Ranch, The Farm, Watertown Strip, Red Square, “The Box,” are all names for Area 51.


Why Do Pirates Love Parrots?: An Imponderables (R) Book (Imponderables Series #11) By David Feldman Cover Image
$18.69
ISBN: 9780060888435
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 4th, 2007

Ponder, if you will . . . Is yawning contagious? Do starfish have faces? Why do they put crinkly paper into pairs of men's socks? Why is it that cans of Diet Coke float, but cans of regular Coke don't?

Pop culture guru David Feldman demystifies these questions and much more in Why Do Pirates Love Parrots?


mental floss presents Forbidden Knowledge: A Wickedly Smart Guide to History's Naughtiest Bits By Editors of Mental Floss Cover Image
$24.19
ISBN: 9780060784751
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - November 1st, 2005

Think of anything bad, from art heists to Genghis Kahn, and it's likely to be included in this wickedly smart and humorous guide to the seedy underbelly of basically everything.


When Do Fish Sleep?: An Imponderables Book (Imponderables Series #3) By David Feldman Cover Image
$18.69
ISBN: 9780060740931
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 15th, 2005

When Do Fish Sleep? is the third book in David Feldman’s best-selling Imponderables™ series, packed with answers to perplexing questions and solutions to everyday mysteries, repackaged and featuring a new cumulative index to all ten Imponderables™ books.


Why Do Clocks Run Clockwise?: An Imponderables Book (Imponderables Series #2) By David Feldman Cover Image
$14.29
ISBN: 9780060740924
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 15th, 2005

Ponder, if you will ...
What is the difference between a kit and a caboodle?
Why don't people get goose bumps on their faces?
Where do houseflies go in the winter?
What causes that ringing sound in your ears?


So, You Want to Be Canadian: All About the Most Fascinating People in the World and the Magical Place They Call Home By Kerry Colburn, Rob Sorensen Cover Image
$9.85
ISBN: 9780811845359
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Published: Chronicle Books - September 2nd, 2004

So, you want to be Canadian? Who doesn't these days? Canucks are enjoying a major renaissance in attention, from their enlightened social policies to their wild and wooly pop culture. This playful, trivia-packed book is a long-overdue celebration of all things Canadian, from the mysteries of "eh?" to the difference between an Ogo Pogo and a Windingo to how to prepare moose stroganoff (mmm!).


Everything Is Under Control: Conspiracies, Cults, and Cover-ups By Robert A. Wilson Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780062734174
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - June 23rd, 1998

Before the X-Files, before alt.conspiracy, there was Robert Anton Wilson and his legendary Illuminatus! Trilogy. Now this avatar of conspiriology, renowned for his razor wit and progressive philosophy, takes you on a fascinating, eclectic ride through what Wilson has termed the "Cultic Twilight" where conspiracy theories flourish.


Who Put the Butter in Butterfly?: And Other Fearless Investigations Into Our Illogical Language By David Feldman Cover Image
$16.63
ISBN: 9780060916619
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 19th, 1992

Bestselling author and pop-culture pundit David Feldman demystifies our language's most curious cliches and quips. From cooties and mugwumps to Ps and Qs and Peeping Tom, this is a doozie of a diversion.


Grave Matters By E.R. Shushan Cover Image
$15.60
ISBN: 9780345364708
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Published: Ballantine Books - September 5th, 1990

A curious collection of 500 actual epitaphs, from which we learn of grieving spouses, fatal gluttony, vengeful relations, and all manner of partin commentary


How Do They Do That? By Caroline Sutton Cover Image
$19.75
ISBN: 9780688011116
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - July 1st, 1982

HOW DO
THEY
DO THAT?

  • How do they make mirrors?
  • How do sword swallowers swallow swords?
  • How does a Polaroid picture develop in broad daylight?
  • How do camels go without water?
  • How do they splice genes?
  • How do they create spectacular fireworks?

How indeed?