Your Pinkie Is More Powerful Than Your Thumb

Your Pinkie Is More Powerful Than Your Thumb : And 333 Surprising Facts That Will Make You Wealthier, Healthier and Smarter Than Everyone Else

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Mark Di Vincenzo, the New York Times bestselling author of Buy Ketchup in May and Fly at Noon, brings us another book of fascinating, eminently useful facts certain to make you healthier, wealthier, and wiser. Readers of Schott's Miscellany and other compendiums of helpful information will delight--and profit--from these little known tidbits about health, money, food, death, bugs, politics, history, geography, and more or less everything under the sun.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 181 x 181 x 17mm | 286g
  • HarperPaperbacks
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0062008358
  • 9780062008350
  • 592,986

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Why are recessions not all bad? (pg. 51)

Which Major League Baseball team keeps its baseballs in a humidor--and why? (pg. 123)

Why is 300 cents more than 3 dollars? (pg. 49)

Mark Di Vincenzo, author of the New York Times bestseller Buy Ketchup in May and Fly at Noon, returns with more fascinating facts! Do you know:

(1) what percentage of doctors in China smoke?
(2) which is the most dangerous day of the year to drive a car?
(3) whether a heart can literally break?
(4) how much investors paid for a Canadian cow named Missy?

Within these pages you'll find tips and facts that will save you money, help you live healthier, and make you the most interesting person to talk to at any party.
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"Di Vincenzo is ready to wow readers with some truly odd, head-shaking tidbits . . . Don't expect ho-hum kinds of stories here... oh no. Di Vincenzo . . . [brings] incredible little-known facts to light. ...a fun and often surprising read."
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