Did you know?: new insights into a world that is full of astonishing stories and astounding facts
Did you know that unborn babies dream? That in medieval Europe animals were tried and executed for crimes? That X-rays were discovered by accident? For information buffs everywhere, here is a compendium of fabulous facts and amazing stories from history, science, and the arts. 500 photographs and illustrations.
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