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101 Things You Need To Know. . . And Some You Don't!

3.66  ·  Rating Details  ·  140 Ratings  ·  12 Reviews
Discover 101 of the most fascinating, most disgusting, and most unbelievable facts. Make your friends jealous with your increased knowledge and amaze people with your ability to answer almost impossible questions!

Why is the sky blue?

How do birds stand on electric wires without being electrocuted?

Could I spontaneously combust at any moment?

Warning: increased braininess may
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published August 21st 2007 by Walker Childrens
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Xanthi
Dec 22, 2014 Xanthi rated it it was ok
I didn't realize that this book is aimed at teens until I actually started reading it. It wasn't so much the level of the scientific content, but rather the writing style and some of the activity suggestions. Some of the science content was interesting, but there just wasn't enough to each topic to really grab my interest.
Jennifer Wardrip
Reviewed by Me for TeensReadToo.com

If you're looking for a way to simultaneously increase your knowledge and wow your friends with your infinite brainiac abilities, than this is definitely the book for you!

101 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW...AND SOME YOU DON'T! includes just that -- 101 sometimes interesting, sometimes obscure, sometimes downright gross facts about everything from science, nature, and animals to the universe, history, and the human body.

Some of my favorites include "What is the wors
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Obeida Takriti
May 23, 2016 Obeida Takriti rated it really liked it
كتاب يتناول 101 معلومة يجب على الشخص أن يعرفها عن الأشياء المحيطة به..
بعضها بديهي وبعضها نغفل عنه في أيامنا..

طريقة الكتاب مميزة ومهضومة حيث هناك صفحة المعلومة ومن ثم صفحة لأسئلة أو تمرين حول الموضوع..
هو يستهدف فئة المراهقين أكثر ولكنه ممتع لأي فئة عمرية للقراءة لبساطة المعلومة ومتعتها..
Aisha
Oct 28, 2014 Aisha rated it it was amazing
Simply Ah-mazing
Amy
Jun 09, 2010 Amy rated it it was amazing
This little book full of interesting facts like "Why we don't fall off the earth?" and "Where ar the most haunted houses in the world?" I'm thinking of using excertps as a friendly way to get kids into reading non-fiction and wanting to do research. Who doesn't want to know "Who invented the wheel?"
Sara
Jan 14, 2012 Sara rated it really liked it
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The book is full of answers to questions that we think about sometimes but never really search for answers like "Why is the sky blue?". I liked how they present complicated ideas in simple ways. There's also activities you can do that are related to the ideas.
Lindsey
Feb 12, 2008 Lindsey rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is so funny! it has subjects like, "Do humans spontaniously combust", "What makes farts so smelly", and "Pus-what is it good for?". Tottaly hillarious!
Cav
Feb 09, 2013 Cav rated it it was amazing
it was a great informative book that was for sure not a time-waster! it was such a fun interactive book! i really enjoyed it! i recommend it highly!
Stephanie
Sep 21, 2009 Stephanie rated it it was amazing
I learned so much like things from science to winning the lottery!
Dita
Apr 08, 2016 Dita rated it it was amazing
Shelves: non-fiction
Refreshing and those load of information comes in a handy package :)
Puti
Jul 31, 2011 Puti rated it really liked it
a very fun and awesome cool book! love it...
Ajeng Nugraheni
Feb 14, 2013 Ajeng Nugraheni rated it it was amazing
A must have item!
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