1001 Things You Didn't Know by Anna Mantzaris is an interesting book which contains a plethora of little known facts. A strength of the work is that a person's knowledge and perspective on the world is enhanced by reading this book.
Mantzaris cites the fact that polar bears walk over one hundred thousand miles over a lifetime. Another little known fact is that Henry the Sixth was under a year old when he became king of England in the year 1422.
Generally speaking, Albert Einstein is most known for his theories in theoretical physics and higher mathematics like ordinary differential equations. Did you know that Einstein was an accomplished violinist in his time.
Mantzaris cites the least densely populated countries like Mongolia, Australia and Iceland. These places could be good retirement spots because a less densely populated area may mean less environmental pollution.
Did you know which of the oceans is the largest? The answer is the Pacific Ocean. Also, Asia is the largest continent according to the author.
1001 Things You Didn't Know by Anna Mantzaris is a good book to acquire in order to increase personal knowledge about little known facts. This knowledge can help provide more interesting conversation and perspective for a wide audience of people including students, journalists, politicians and academicians everywhere. The book is well written and illustrated throughout.