BULLSH*T

BULLSH*T (Libro en papel)

500 MIND-BLOWING LIES WE STILL BELIEVE

Q. 160
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No disponible
Editorial:
GRIFFIN
Año de edición:
Materia
Entretenimiento
ISBN:
978-1-250-27007-8
Páginas:
208

u003cpu003eu003cbu003eCompelling trivia for our age of disinformationu003c/bu003eu003c/pu003eu003cpu003eAmerican culture is awash in lies. Despite the fact that we have the truth at our fingertips at all times, Americans still believe lies about everything from health to politics to science to business. Kate Adams's clever trivia book debunks the 500 most common untruths and shows readers why we are all so susceptible to misinformation, and also includes a chapter on facts that are true, but seem like bullsh*t.u003c/pu003eu003cpu003eu003cbu003eSample Lies:u003c/bu003eu003cbru003eu003cbu003eu003c/bu003eu003cbru003eu003ciu003eLeft and Right Brain u003c/iu003eu003cbru003eThere’s no solid division between hemispheres; the left brain can learn “right-brain skills” and vice versa.u003c/pu003eu003cpu003eu003ciu003eThree Wise Menu003c/iu003eu003cbru003eNowhere in the Bible does it specify that there were three.u003c/pu003eu003cpu003eu003ciu003eFlush Rotationu003c/iu003e u003cbru003eA flushed toilet doesn’t drain the other way in the opposite hemisphere. The Coriolis effect doesn’t apply to water in toilets.u003c/pu003eu003cpu003eu003ciu003eEinstein was a terrible student and failed mathematics.u003c/iu003eu003cbru003eAlbert Einstein actually aced his report cards. His reputation for being a notoriously terrible student? That came from his habit of talking back to his teachers when he felt they were acting too authoritarian.u003c/pu003eu003cpu003eu003cbu003eSample Facts that Seem Like Bullsh*t:u003c/bu003eu003cbru003eu003cbu003eu003c/bu003eu003cbru003e A day on Venus is longer than a year.u003c/pu003eu003cpu003eA chicken lived without a head for 18 months.u003c/pu003eu003cpu003e Human children don't get kneecap bones until they're around three years old.u003c/pu003eu003cpu003e A mantis shrimp can punch with the force of a 22-caliber bullet.u003c/pu003e