Your Brain on Facts
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Your Brain on Facts

Things You Didn't Know, Things You Thought You Knew, and Things You Never Knew You Never Knew (Trivia, Quizzes, Fun Facts)

By Moxie LaBouche

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

The world is full of things you didn’t know, things you thought you knew, and things you never knew you never knew. From the eponymous podcast comes Your Brain on Facts.

Train your brain. 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.

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

Inside discover weird facts and just plain useless fun facts like:

  • 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

If you enjoyed Interesting Stories for Curious People, Stuff You Should Know, The Book of General IgnoranceThe Best Bar Trivia Book EverThe World's Greatest Book of Useless Information, or The Book of Unusual Knowledge, you’ll have a blast with Your Brain on Facts.

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