Author(s): Ryan Chapman
Jump-start any conversation with this collection of over 350 fascinating, little-known facts. Hand-drawn speech bubbles and a charming conversationalist add personality to memorable tidbits on everything from the number of shipping containers lost at sea (about one per hour!) to the only human bone that cannot repair itself (the tooth). Who knew that any month beginning on a Sunday will have a Friday the 13th? Or that there are more mobile phones in the world than toothbrushes? Engaging and addictive, this is trivia with character.
Ryan Chapman works in publishing, specializing in digital marketing. He lives in Brooklyn, NY. His popular Tumblr, Fill the Silence, uses simple, single-panel cartoons to expound snippets of conversation-spurring trivia. It has been featured on Mashable.com, Buzzfeed, and the Huffington Post, and was nominated for a 2014 Webby Award (in the 'Social: Weird' category).help-fill-the-silence.tumblr.com