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Are You Sh*tting Me?: 1,004 Facts That Will Scare the Crap Out of You

by Cary McNeal

Blue Ice, Meteors, and Beaver Ass, Oh My!

FACT: The use of maggots to clean wounds has proven to be effective for patients who don't respond to traditional treatments.

FACT: The Icelandic dish hákarl is beheaded...


Listverse.com's Astounding Bathroom Reader: Loads of Top Ten Lists About Dolphin Superpowers, Deadly Competitions, Pranks Gone Wrong and Much More Inc

by Jamie Frater

CRAZY-BUT-TRUE TRIVIA, BIZARRE OCCURRENCES, DESPICABLE TORTURE, HILARIOUS RECORDS, UNBELIEVABLE CREATURES, AND MANY MORE FASCINATING FACTS

Fascinating facts, bizarre trivia and stomach-churning horrors await...


Science's Trickiest Questions

by Paul Kuttner

The third volume of Paul Kuttner's popular "tricky questions" series makes science fun for those who shy away from it and challenges those who consider themselves science know-it-alls: Why is the saline content...


Arts and Entertainment's Trickiest Questions

by Paul Kuttner

Can you detect the technical blunder that occurred in the motion picture Gone With the Wind? What great mysterious writer lived up to his craft and died in the most mysterious way? The follow-up to Paul Kuttner's...


The Mindset List of the Obscure: 74 Famously Forgotten Icons from A to Z

by Ron Nief & Tom McBride

An entertaining trip through pop culture, for the "old fogeys" and "kids these days"

Today's teens and twentysomethings have never seen a real airplane ticket. To them, point-and-shoot cameras are so last millennium...


Christopher Walken A to Z: The Man, the Movies, the Legend

by Robert Schnakenberg

The Complete Guide To All Things Walken

He’s been a dancer, a baker, a lion tamer, an award-winning actor, and a Hollywood legend. But Christopher Walken has never been the subject of a comprehensive biographical...


Correlated: Surprising Connections Between Seemingly Unrelated Things

by Shaun Gallagher

Mind-blowing statistics and crazy connections-from the number-crunching genius behind a popular blog. Based on findings on Correlated.org, this surprising and very funny book presents bizarre-but-true correlations...


Dirty Little Secrets

by Erica Orloff & JoAnn Baker

Did you know...

*That, until the mid-1600s, scientists believed that each sperm cell contained a tiny human being?

*That Romans and Egyptians used condoms, but it wasn't until a physician crafted one from a sheep's...


Top 10 for Men: Over 200 More Manly Lists!

by Nick Harper

You're a man. You love facts. Facts amuse you. The more trivial the better. The most important things in the world - sport, cars, gadgets, beer, meat - come together in this unbeatable collection of lists to...


Which Way to the Vomitorium?

by Rose Williams & Lesley O'Mara

Tired of feeling like "The Ugly American" every time you visit the Vatican? Fed up with having to consult a dictionary when all you want to say is, "I've just been run over by a chariot!"? Well, now you can...


100 of the Worst Ideas in History: Humanity's Thundering Brainstorms Turned Blundering Brain Farts

by Eric Kasum & Michael N. Smith

What were they thinking?

Ever since Adam snacked on the forbidden fruit and was chased naked out of the Garden of Eden, mankind has bitten off a bevy of bad ideas.

From skinny-dipping Presidents to toxic tooth...


America Bizarro

by Nelson Taylor

Do you breed rats and mice that could preen like poodles in a pet show? Have creative juices yearning to be set loose on a 20-ton block of packed snow? Possess a melodious voice best suited to singing the praises...


Listverse.com's Epic Book of Mind-Boggling Top 10 Lists: Unbelievable Facts and Astounding Trivia on Movies, Music, Crime, Celebrities, History, and M

by Jamie Frater

CRAZY-BUT-TRUE FACTS, PECULIAR OCCURRENCES, DESPICABLE CRIMES, BIZARRE RECORDS, UNBELIEVABLE CREATURES, AND MANY MORE SHOCKING ODDITIES

Delving into the shocking side of pop culture, science, and history, Listverse.com's...


How to Drink Snake Blood in Vietnam: And 101 Other Things Every Interesting Man Should Know

by Gareth May

BE THAT GUY WHO AMAZES EVERYONE WITH HIS KNOWLEDGE OF CURIOUS, STRANGE, AND FASCINATING FACTS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Chock-full of mind-blowing trivia from all over the world, this book will make you the most...


Restoration London

by Liza Picard

How did you clean your teeth in the 1600s?What make-up did you wear? What pets did you keep? Making use of every possible contemporary source, Liza Picard presents an engrossing picture of daily life in London...


Secret Lives of Great Filmmakers: What Your Teachers Never Told You about the World's Greatest Directors

by Robert Schnakenberg & Mario Zucca

Strange-But-True Tales of Cross-Dressers, Drug Addicts, Foot Fetishists, and Other Legendary Filmmakers.

 

With outrageous and uncensored profiles of everyone from D. W. Griffith to Quentin Tarantino, Secret...


Fan-tastic Sporting Stories: 300 True Tales of Fans Who Stole the Limelight

by Graham Sharpe

For some fans, a ringside seat just isn’t close enough to the action. Stretching from the benign to the malign, from the entertaining to the insane, and from the sublime to the ridiculous, this compelling...


Sckraight From The Ghetto

by Bertice Berry, Ph.D. & Joan Coker

Is the only art you own on your fingernails? Do you consider kool-aid one of the five food groups?

You know you're ghetto if:

-Turning up the heat means turning on another burner on the stove

-You think of paneling...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Where'd That Come From?

by Bathroom Readers' Institute

Uncle John’s Where’d That Come From? delivers the true stories behind all sorts of things, even things you never thought of as having origins. Covering a wide range of topics--pop culture, science, sports,...


Dog Days and Dandelions

by Martha Barnette

From apian (like a bee) to zodiac (little-animals circle), a word book that spots the animal origins of words and names

There are mice in your muscles, and blackbirds in your merlot. Behind adulation is a dog's...