Encyclopedia Man

NPR's Scott Simon talks once again with Esquire magazine editor A.J. Jacobs, who is reading the Encyclopaedia Britannica in an effort to become the world's smartest person. He's up to the letter "H" and has discovered that the single-best way to become a subject of the immense reference work is to be beheaded.

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