Your Brain on Facts

by Moxie LaBouche (Author)
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The host of the eponymous podcast “takes readers on an adventure through several well-researched categories of facts and trivia . . . with a dash of humor” (Elise Hennessy, author of the Blood Legacy series).

So what if you picked up some historical inaccuracies (and flat-out myths) in history class. Your Brain on Facts is here to teach and reteach readers relevant trivia. It explains surprising science in simple language, gives the unexpected origins of pop culture classics, and reveals important titbits related to current issues.

Get ready for trivia night done right. Inside, find true facts, strange facts, and just plain weird facts. Your Brain on Facts features general trivia questions and answers, offering science, art, technology, medicine, music, and history trivia to brainiacs everywhere.

Learn:
  • What’s the language of the stateless nation in the Pyrenees mountains
  • Where the world-changing birth control pill was tested
  • Who wrote lyrics for the Star Trek theme song that were never used


“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?

“I’ve been a fan of Moxie’s Twitter feed for a while now . . . but it’s even nicer to have all of these delightful facts and stories packaged in book form! Thumb through the pages, pause anywhere, and I’m certain you’ll find something that not only tickles your brain, but makes you smile too.” —Mangesh Hattikudur, co-founder of Mental Floss

“Moxie is a relentless and excellent purveyor of hidden history and long-lost facts. Read enough of this book and you’ll be the most popular person at any cocktail party!” —Alicia Alvrez, author of The Big Book of Women’s Trivia

Contributor
Emily Prokop (Introduction author)
Publication date
June 02, 2021
Publisher
Page count
233
ISBN
9781642502541
Paper ISBN
9781642502534
File size
8 MB