Mental Floss Presents Be Amazing: Glow in the Dark, Control the Weather, Perform Your Own Surgery, Get Out of Jury Duty, Identify a W by Maggie Koerth-BakerMental Floss Presents Be Amazing: Glow in the Dark, Control the Weather, Perform Your Own Surgery, Get Out of Jury Duty, Identify a W by Maggie Koerth-Baker

Mental Floss Presents Be Amazing: Glow in the Dark, Control the Weather, Perform Your Own Surgery…

byMaggie Koerth-Baker

Paperback | March 17, 2009

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Be amazing

Who says you can't? It's time to get off the couch and take your life to the next level.

Step one: stand on the shoulders of geniuses

What good are the world's greatest geniuses if you can't muddy their shoulder pads and use their accomplishments as a step stool? mental_floss has combed through every success story in history to deliver this ultimate how-to guide for climbing your way to greatness.

Step two: bask in the glow of admiring fans

Whether you want to glow in the dark, swallow a sword, quit smoking, find Atlantis, live forever, get out of jury duty, buy the Moon, sink a battleship, stop global warming, become a ninja, or simply be the center of the universe, Be Amazing covers all the essential life skills. Just absorb a few pages, then let the hero worship begin!

You will need:

  • A hunger for greatness
  • Some duct tape
  • This book

You may want:

  • Sidekicks and/or minions
  • An impressive nickname
  • An amazing outfit
Will Pearson and Mangesh Hattikudur met as freshmen at Duke University, where they parlayed their cafeteria conversations into the first issue ofmental_floss. magazine They have collaborated on more than ten books together, includingCondensed Knowledge,Forbidden Knowledge, andThe mental_floss History of the World.
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Title:Mental Floss Presents Be Amazing: Glow in the Dark, Control the Weather, Perform Your Own Surgery…Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 9.12 × 7.38 × 0.8 inPublished:March 17, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061251488

ISBN - 13:9780061251481

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