Never know what to say at cocktail parties? I sure don't. This clever book of cheat sheets by the folks at Mental Floss, (one of my new favorite websites) will make you the most interesting person at your next office party or neighbor's cocktail party. This book is chock full of witty anecdotes and amazing facts that will allow you to start and maintain random party chatter.
Implications - The makers of the Cocktail Party Cheat Sheets claim that they are "a totally effective, foolproof guide to starting and sustaining conversations on every topic under the sun." Topics include things such as barbarians, Dead Sea Scrolls and jazz musicians. After reading the cheat sheets you'll be sure to know a lot of random facts!
References: mentalfloss & drinkoftheweek