Do Not Open

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Penguin, May 31, 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 256 pages
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Psst! Want to know a secret? Do you dare open me up? Because inside you'll find the incredible TRUTH about mind-boggling confidential stuff 'they' don't want you to know! And wanna know something else? Now, my New York Times-Bestselling self is an ebook!! Find out where the Bermuda Triangle is, whether alien abductions actually happen, and the truth about crop circles. Explore lost worlds, unravel secret codes, marvel at mysterious places and meet spooks, spies, secret keepers and scandal makers of the world. When you've finished riddle solving, close me up in my funky cage so no one else can get at my secrets! But ssh! Don't tell a soul.
 

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User Review  - SADAMS30 - LibraryThing

A great DK book with the secrets of the world inside! It is colorful and accessible and you can jump to any point in the book one way or the other. Great trivia inside! Read full review

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User Review  - LSS312 - LibraryThing

I have to admit this is a hard book for me to review. I'm not used to books that aren't read in page order, and most books I read have a plot or theme or specific subject to them. And really, this isn ... Read full review

Contents

8 How to use
8
10 Air Force One
11
12 Mind the gaffe
12
14 Leaks and moles
14
16 The almighty dollar
17
18 Flag it up
18
20 Cheyenne Mountain
20
22 Global eavesdropping
22
134 Hitlers secret
136 Hoaxes
the lost princess
140 Roswell Alien Tribune
142 Lord Lucan
144 Two presidents
150 Who was Jack?
152 Human genome

24 Watchers in space
24
26 Lost treasures
27
28 Christopher Columbus
28
30 Who crossed the Atlantic first?
30
32 Nazca Lines
32
34 Hidden gold
34
36 Lost tribes
38
40 Bermuda Triangle
40
44 The mystery of the Mary Celeste
48 Who are the Men in Black?
50 Time travel
52 Piri Reis map
54 Create your own state
56 Everyday surveillance
58 Bar codes
60 Hackers
62 Iris recognition
64 Secret services
66 Kremlin
68 Great escapes
72 Escapology
78 Magic tricks
82 Holbeins The Ambassadors
84 Arnolfini Marriage
86 Fibonacci
88 Vatican
90 Turin Shroud
92 Mary Queen of Scots
94 Haunted places
96 Spooky
98 At the theater
106 Private eye
108 Strange vibrations
110 Secret writing
112 Numbers
114 Nostradamus
116 Rosetta Stone
118 Ancient pyramids
120 Giza secrets
122 The curse of Tutankhamun
128 Ancient technology
130 Stealth technology
132 Enigma code
154 DNA time capsule
156 Dark matter
158 Brainwashing
160 Advertising tricks
162 Whats in your food?
164 Want a strawberry milkshake?
166 The body uncovered
168 Dirt
170 Nuclear waste
172 Alchemy
174 Alchemists and wizards
176 Memory tricks
180 Unconscious mind
182 Reincarnation
184 Spontaneous combustion
186 Body language
188 Hide and seek
192 Fake diamonds
194 Safecracking
196 Conspiracy theories
200 UFO
202 Secret societies
204 Forbidden City
206 Law tour
208 Paris underground
210 Knights Templar
212 Atlantis
214 Movie studios
220 Magic Eye
222 Optical illusions
224 Magic Eye
226 Fractals
228 Weird weather
230 Standing stones
232 Missing links
236 Crazy zoo
240 Werewolves versus vampires
242 Elvis
244 Revealed
246 Glossary
248 Index
255 Acknowledgments
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