Book Review: Fact. Fact. Bullsh*t!: Learn the Truth and Spot the Lie on Everything from Tequila-Made Diamonds to Tetris's Soviet Roots - Plus Tons of Other Totally Random Facts from Science, History and Beyond! by Neil Patrick Stewart

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Think you can spot the fake?

Think again. It's going to be a lot harder than you think to pick out the BS. Each entry hides one well-crafted fib among a pair of unbelievable truths. And it's up to you to figure out what's fascinating and what's fabricated on everything from koala bears to Confucius to high-fructose corn syrup.

Was Cleopatra the last Egyptian pharaoh?

Can you really make diamonds out of tequila?

Is the platypus actually poisonous?

A flip of the page reveals whether you're right or wrong as well as more information on the true trivia--and why you might've fallen for the fake fact. You'll really need to know your sh*t if you plan on correctly calling bullsh*t.

Very amusing, and a well-done way to present trivia fun facts. (Buy here.) I like the cover too. This was loaded onto my Kindle when it was being free, so yay. Anyway, it was really cool. I just sort of went through looking at all of the crazy facts. I think I laughed my head off for like a minute straight once or twice. I'm pretty sure I got at least 90% of it wrong. Heh. Heh. 

However, when I checked its page again, it became like what, nine dollars? I'm not sure if it's worth it. 

There isn't much analysis to be had for a book of fun facts. It was funny, it was interesting, and it was cool, but it isn't worth nine dollars, especially since the complete Lord of the Rings is ten dollars. So yeah.
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