mental floss presents Forbidden Knowledge: A Wickedly Smart Guide to History's Naughtiest Bits

mental floss presents Forbidden Knowledge: A Wickedly Smart Guide to History's Naughtiest Bits


Think of something undesirable, from artwork heists to Genghis Kahn, and it truly is prone to be integrated during this wickedly shrewdpermanent and funny consultant to the seedy underbelly of essentially every little thing. The brainiac crew at "mental_floss", creators of the hit journal and final year's Condensed Knowledge, have scoured the darkest, dirtiest corners of historical past and the globe to assemble this final choice of the undesirable stuff you are not speculated to understand and also you definitely by no means realized in class.

Organized by means of subject matter, with chapters for every of the seven lethal sins, the booklet comprises feuds, plagiarists, hoaxes, lies, schemes, scandals, evil dictators, mob bosses, acts of revenge, indignant queens, cannibals and masses extra, all prepared into bite-sized—albeit foul-tasting—lists (i.e."The Fascist variety advisor: 5 Dictator Grooming Tips", “Four Biblical ladies long gone Wild" and “Three scrumptious Animals We Charbroiled Into Extinction."). it is the excellent solution to upload a few spice to a lifeless dialog and proves that studying will be not just effortless, yet exquisitely sinful.

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