Audible RSS Feeds - History. History Audio Programs. History Audio Programs-Think Magellan was the first man to circumnavigate the globe, baseball was invented in America, and Mount Everest is the tallest mountain Wrong, wrong, and wrong again.pMisconceptions, misunderstandings, and flawed facts finally get the heave-ho in this humorous, downright humiliating book of re-education based on the phenomenal British best seller. Challenging what most of us assume to be verifiable truths in areas like history, literature, science, nature, and more, iThe Book of General Ignorancei is a witty gotcha compendium of how little we actually know about anything. Itll have you scratching your head wondering why we even bother to go to school.pRevealing the truth behind all the things we think we know but dont, this book leaves you dumbfounded about all the misinformation youve managed to collect during your life, and sets you up to win big should you ever be a contestant on Jeopardy! or iWho Wants to Be a Millionairei.pBesides righting the record on common (but wrong) myths like Captain Cook discovering Australia or Alexander Graham Bell inventing the telephone, iThe Book of General Ignorancei also gives us the skinny on silly slipups to trot out at dinner parties.pThomas Edison said that we know less than one millionth of one percent about anything: this book makes us wonder if we know even that much.pYoull be surprised at how much you dont know!