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106 Master Tweets from beautiful minds

by Francisco Barros

Since ancient times the great thinkers have had a special place in the consciences of individuals by inspiring their behavior and actions both public or private. We often try to find the right words to say something,...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Talk Wordy to Me

by Bathroom Readers' Institute

We asked Roget himself what he thought of Talk Wordy To Me, and he gushed that it’s “incredible, magnificent, wonderful, marvelous, spectacular, astonishing, awe-inspiring, tremen%hellip;” Then we cut him...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Call of the Wild

by Bathroom Readers' Institute

Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! And plenty of other wild beasts (including wildebeests)! Whether you find it under a rock, in the sea, or up in the sky, if it has fangs, venom, horns, or an electric tail...


Foodie Facts: A Food Lover's Guide to America's Favorite Dishes from Apple Pie to Corn on the Cob

by Ann Treistman

Consider this The Food Lover’s Companion lite—short and sweet trivia about retro American food.

Who pitted the first cherries and nestled them into pie crust? Was a meatloaf sandwich the result of a late-night...


Just My Typo: From "Sinning with the Choir" to "the Untied States"

by Drummond Moir

A charming collection of typographical errors, slips of the pen, and embarrassing misprints, Just My Typo celebrates the awful and the sublime mistakes that riddle our feeble human attempts at communication....


Uncle John's Robotica

by Bathroom Readers' Institute

For more than 25 years, the writers at the Bathroom Readers’ Institute have had a soft spot in their hearts for all things robotic. From the promise of artificial intelligence making the world a better place...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Screen Gems

by Bathroom Readers' Institute

If you love movies as much as we do, you won’t want to miss this epic e-book! Several classic Bathroom Reader articles, along with a few new ones, will light up your tiny screen with all-things cinema—from...


Uncle John's Canoramic Bathroom Reader: E-book Sneak Peek

by Bathroom Readers' Institute

Uncle John’s CANORAMIC Bathroom Reader E-book Preview has 50 of the most absorbing pages from the upcoming book—handpicked by the big man himself! And that’s not all: Just for this preview, we’re also...


Uncle John's Canoramic Bathroom Reader

by Bathroom Readers' Institute

Weighing in at a whopping 544 pages, Uncle John’s CANORAMIC Bathroom Reader presents a wide-angle view of the world around us. It’s overflowing with everything that BRI fans have come to expect from this...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Attack of the Foodies

by Bathroom Readers' Institute

Pizza, chocolate, potatoes, grubs, coffee, croissants…grubs? Yes, grubs! In Attack of the Foodies, no food or beverage is safe from the culinary clutches of Uncle John. From around the world to your dinner...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Bathroom Lore

by Bathroom Readers' Institute

Some of the best bathroom reading we’ve ever squeezed out has been about the bathroom itself. And in this e-book, the hallowed throne gets its moment in the spotlight! Starting from prehistoric times, you’ll...


Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Germophobia

by Bathroom Readers' Institute

For more than 25 years, there’s always been a home in Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader for those stories about doctor visits or routine surgeries gone horribly wrong--the wrong limb getting amputated, the wrong...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Modern Mythology

by Bathroom Readers' Institute

The ancient Greeks had Zeus; today we have the Burger King…king. In Modern Mythology, you’ll meet the world’s most fascinating heroes, villains, and corporate spokesthingies. Featuring Bathroom Reader classics...


Uncle John's Facts to Go Fads & Flops

by Bathroom Readers' Institute

Uncle John takes the nation by storm in this hip new e-book of Bathroom Reader classics and some brand-new articles! Fads & Flops is overflowing with stories of unlikely successes and colossal failures. So whether...


Morbid Curiosity Cures the Blues: True Stories of the Unsavory, Unwise, Unorthodox and Unusual from the magazine 'Morbid Curiosity'

by Loren Rhoads

For ten years, Morbid Curiosity was a one-of-a-kind underground magazine that gained a devoted following for its celebration of absurd, grotesque, and unusual tales -- all true -- submitted from contributors...


Oddball Colorado: A Guide to Some Really Strange Places

by Jerome Pohlen

A high-altitude alligator farm. A UFO watchtower. A monument to a headless chicken. While other travel guides tell you about tackling Pike’s Peak, skiing the back bowls, or rafting down the Arkansas River,...


The Uncyclopedia

by Gideon Haigh

Make way for this defiantly idiosyncratic, hilariously illuminating compendium of curiosities you never knew you wanted to know! How do you flirt in Turkish? How do you dump someone in Japanese? What are the...


Weirdest and Wackiest World Records: From the Absolutely Bizarre to the Downright Shocking

by Tony Lyons

Who knew that one could make a claim to fame in such an unorthodox way? The Weirdest and Wackiest World Records may not list the most traditional achievements, but it sure will leave readers speechless. From...


Don't You Believe It!: Exposing the Myths Behind Commonly Believed Fallacies

by Herb Reich

Our cherished culturally shared beliefs stem from a variety of sources, many of which propagate old wives’ tales, myths, self-serving fantasies, innocent fallacies, or sheer nonsense. History is replete with...


More How Do They Do That?

by Caroline Sutton

Have you ever wondered:

- How do they know how much an aircraft carrier weighs?

- How do they get music onto a CD?

- How does an electric eel generate electricity?

- How do they know how long a second is?

- How do...