Get Off Your iPhone Now! (Paperback)

Fascinating Trivia, Amazing Facts, and Fun Activities to Free You From Your Screen

By Kate Freeman

Racehorse, 9781631583681, 160pp.

Publication Date: July 2, 2019

List Price: 12.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Description

Cut down on your screentime (alone or with your family)—learn the US presidents, create your own language, master chopsticks, perfect your poker face, and much more.

There’s more to life than looking at your smartphone. Beyond that tiny screen there’s a whole world of fun, cool, and weird things you could be doing instead!

This book presents the alternative to sitting and Googling . . . actually reading a book! Here’s a list of suggestions of things that you could be doing instead of being on your phone. They are broken down into categories—nature, science, history, geography, words and language, food, sports and fitness, the arts, etiquette, and games:
  • Figure out when the sun is going to set
  • Teach a parrot to talk
  • Get power from a potato
  • Grow crystals
  • Know your bones
  • Brush up on your US presidents
  • Learn the capitals of European countries
  • Know the top 10 largest countries by area
  • Try cockney rhyming slang
  • Compose a haiku
  • Learn Morse code
  • Master chopsticks
  • Make an egg stand up
  • Take your own pulse (or someone else’s)
  • Make an origami bird
  • Tie a bow tie
  • And much more!

Whether you want to fill five minutes or an entire afternoon, this handy book is bursting with fascinating trivia, amazing facts, and suggestions to free you from your iPhone screen—from the useful to the fun to the downright bizarre. Become the most interesting person you know: put down your phone, pick up a book—this book—and learn something new!


About the Author

Kate Freeman is a writer and the author of more than six books. When she's not writing she enjoys painting and photography.