qEvery story in the book is interesting, and Lewis includes a 'bonus fact' at the end of each story, which is a mini mind bender on its own.q --BoingBoing qA mind-tickling encyclopedia...Now I Know is a treat in its entirety...an oasis of learning about what you don't yet know...but are glad you found.q --Brain Pickings Dan Lewis, creator of the Webby Awardawinning Now I Know newsletter, is back with 101 unbelievable-but-true stories to blow your mind. Get ready to find out the real deal behind a new collection of fascinating facts. From pink camouflaged fighter planes to secret Harry Potter characters, Now I Know More covers everything from history and science to sports and pop culture. You'll learn about made-up towns that made their way onto real maps, the time three MLB teams squared off in a single game, and ninety-nine more curious cases of remarkable trivia. And it's all true. With this book, you really will know more!However, until 1974, if you were a woman who wanted a credit card, it wasna#39;t so easy. ... For much of human history, men were considered the breadwinners and women the homemakers to a degree bordering on the absolute. ... Younger, single women (of childbearing age) could now find work as employers couldna#39;t reject.
|Title||:||Now I Know More|
|Publisher||:||Adams Media - 2014-11-01|