Guinness World Records 2017
Guinness World Records
The ultimate annual book of records is back and crammed with more than ever before! Guinness World Records 2017 is bursting with all-new records on topics as diverse as black holes, domes, owls, and killer plants. Want to know the highest anyone has travelled on a skateboard, or the largest loop-the-loop completed in a car? Dying to know just how many tricks a cat can do in one minute? The answers to these questions and so much more are right inside.New in this year’s edition are exciting infographic features exploring the fascinating details on topics such as animals, the human body, sports, and explorations. And of course all your favorite record categories are updated for 2017, such as the world’s new tallest dog! And as ever, our team of world-class photographers have traveled the globe to capture amazing images of the year’s most impressive record holders. Let us know your favorite!Do try this at home…Want to be a record-breaker? Inside you’ll find challenges you can try in the back yard, in the kitchen, in your bedroom, or even in the gym. Who knows, you may become a world record holder yourself!Bonus content for the US editionFind exclusive pages just for the USA featuring amazing records from the X Games and a special look at the 125th anniversary of basketball.
- ASIN: 1910561339
Scholastic Year in Sports 2017
Scholastic Year in Sports
For sports fans everywhere! The 2017 edition of Year in Sports features full-color action photographs throughout, completely updated facts and stats, and a colorful interior design. Featuring info about all of the top athletes, championships, and legends from the major and secondary sports. Including all your favorite stars in baseball, basketball, football, and more, this book is perfect for sports beginners, as well as the most devoted fans.
- Brand: Scholastic Inc
- ASIN: 1338032771
Guinness World Records 2017 Gamer’s Edition (Guinness World Records: Gamer's Edition)
Guinness World Records 2017 Gamer’s Edition (Guinness World Records: Gamer's
It’s time to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Guinness World Records: Gamer’s Edition! With over four million copies sold, this is the ultimate annual for every gaming fan. It’s bursting with the latest facts and stats on your favorite games from the futuristic soccer action of Rocket League to the psychedelic paint battles of Splatoon. And as Star Wars mania explodes once again, we explore everything Jedi in a special feature section. Plus, you’ll get a sneak peek at all-new games from the ever-evolving gaming universe! Get an inside look at the indie game scene, the big-money world of eSports, and a celebration of 25 years of Mario Kart. There’s everything from space shooters such as Destiny, to RPGs such as Fallout 4, to the hit sport series FIFA and Madden. We’ve got sims, strategy games, and horror titles, and we also take a look at the toys-to-life phenomenon. From League of Legends to The Legend of Zelda, it’s all here in the 2017 edition of Guinness World Records: Gamer’s Edition!
- ASIN: 1910561401
Best & Buzzworthy 2017: World Records, Trending Topics, and Viral Moments (Scholastic Book of World Records)
Best & Buzzworthy 2017: World Records, Trending Topics, and Viral Moments (Scholastic Book of World
Which movie broke more box-office records: Star Wars: The Force Awakens or Jurassic World?Who has the most career touchdowns in the NFL?What state has the biggest indoor amusement park?Where could you find a snake that weighs almost one thousand pounds?Find out the biggest and best moments in pop culture, sports, technology, science, nature, and more!
- Brand: Ingramcontent
- ASIN: 1338039121
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Special Edition 2017
Guinness World Records 2017: Blockbusters! (Guinness World Records. Blockbusters)
Guinness World Records 2017: Blockbusters! (Guinness World Records.
Roll out the red carpet for Guinness World Records 2017: BLOCKBUSTERS! It’s virtually exploding with the latest pop-culture records, stellar pictures, behind-the-scenes news, and definitive top 10s. Look right here to find the most-loved movie and TV stars, viral vloggers, chart-topping music, toys, books, attractions, and much, much more. It’s so on trend it deserves the “fist-bump” emoji.But don’t just take our word for what’s hot; in our exclusive Q&As, hear what it’s like to be Rey’s stunt double in Star Wars, who inspires Wimpy Kid writer, Jeff Kinney, and how YouTube stars Dude Perfect would win the Hunger Games if given the chance. You’ll also meet the people lucky enough to build LEGO® for a living – jealous much?And if all that isn’t enough, try exclusive GWR challenges to see if you can set a blockbuster-inspired record in your very own home! So whether you’re a fan of Pixar, Spotify, WWE, Pokémon, selfies, eSports, or anything else that rocks the entertainment world, this is for you!
- Brand: Guinness World Records
- ASIN: 1910561509
World Soccer Records 2017
World Soccer Records
An updated edition of the global bestseller! Already the world's most popular sport, soccer’s profile has never been higher—and the eighth edition of this popular book is a must-have for every fan. Fully revised, with exciting new features and photography, World Soccer Records 2017 offers the latest information on all recent major tournaments; the record-breaking achievements of 37 featured nations, including a sidebar with key stats; and updates and records for most of the 172 full members of FIFA.This revised edition covers: FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 • CAF Africa Cup of Nations Equatorial Guinea 2015 • AFC Asian Cup Australia 2015 • FIFA Club World Cup 2015 • FIFA Under-20 World Cup • FIFA Under-17 World Cup • FIFA Ballon d’Or 2015 • Other FIFA awards • FIFA/Cola-Cola World Rankings
- Brand: Radnedge Keir
- ASIN: 1780978642
Guinness World Records 2018 (Hardcover)【2017】by Guinness World Records (Author) 
Guinness World Records 2018 (Hardcover)【2017】by Guinness World Records (Author)
The record-breaking records annual is back and packed with more incredible accomplishments, stunts, cutting-edge science and amazing sporting achievements than ever before. With more than 3,000 new and updated records and 1,000 eye-popping photos, it has thousands of new stats and facts and dazzling new features.There is so much to explore inside. Go on a whirlwind tour of the planet's most amazing places, from the largest swamps to the deepest points on Earth. Find out what happens when you give an octopus a Rubik's Cube, and why all you need to defend yourself from a crocodile is a rubber band! You'll also find all your favourite records and categories such as Big Stuff, Collections, Mass Participation and Fun with Food, plus the year's most significant sporting achievements. Our editors have also taken inspiration this year from the world of superheroes - both fictional and real-world - so look out for our feature chapter charting your favourite caped crusaders in comic books, TV shows and movies. We also meet the real-life record-breakers with genuine superpowers, such as the Canadian strongman vicar who can pull a jumbo jet and an actual cyborg who uses technology to augment his senses. You'll also learn all about the science of superheroes, such as who the fastest and strongest superheroes would be if they came to life, and who would win in a royal rumble between Superman, Batman, Hulk and Dr Strange!
- ASIN: B075PL4VGC
- UPC: 615145024455
The CIA World Factbook 2017
The CIA World Factbook
A country-by-country guide to the world. From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, The CIA World Factbook 2017 offers complete and up-to-date information on the world’s nations. This comprehensive guide is packed with data on the politics, populations, military expenditures, and economics of 2016. For each country, The CIA World Factbook 2017 includes: Detailed maps with new geopolitical data Statistics on the population of each country, with details on literacy rates, HIV prevalence, and age structure New data on military expenditures and capabilities Information on each country’s climate and natural hazards Details on prominent political parties and contact information for diplomatic consultation Facts on transportation and communication infrastructure Also included are appendixes with useful abbreviations, international environmental agreements, international organizations and groups, weight and measure conversions, and more. Originally intended for use by government officials, this is a must-have resource for students, travelers, journalists, and businesspeople with a desire to know more about their world.
- Brand: Intelligence Agency Central
- ASIN: 1510712887