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Contrary to Popular Belief More than 250 False Facts Revealed von Green, Joey (eBook)

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 10.12.2008
  • Verlag: Crown Publishing Group
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Contrary to Popular Belief

Is Everything You Know Wrong?Set the record straight!Debunk myths!Learn the truth behind fallacies, falsehoods, hearsay, and lies!Isnt it time you knew the honest-to-goodness truth? Weve all come to believe hundreds of false factsmyths that weve blindly accepted as truth, misconceptions that weve ignorantly retold to othersContrary to Popular Belief provides an instant remedy for your pounding head full of misinformation, giving you quick relief with enlightening and entertaining facts.Inside youll learn:George Washington was not the first president of the United States.Leap year does not occur every four years.The ostrich does not bury its head in the sand.Thomas Edison did not invent the light bulb.Ship captains cannot perform marriages at sea.Sound does not travel at the speed of sound.The needle on a compass does not point to the North Pole.Leonardo da Vinci did not paint the Mona Lisa.And more than two hundred other bits of conventional wisdom that are completely bunk.


    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Erscheinungsdatum: 10.12.2008
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9780767922982
    Verlag: Crown Publishing Group
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