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Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Attack of the Factoids: Bizarre Bites of Incredible Information

by Bathroom Readers' Institute

Packed with more than 300 pages, Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Attack of the Factoids is a fact-a-palooza of obscure information. Like what, you ask? Here are just a few extraordinary examples:

- Bats always...


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...


Getting What You Deserve: The Adventures of Goldhawk Fights Back

by Dale Goldhawk

Reveals the background battles and adventures Goldhawk and his team had during their 12 years of advocacy, and updates the stories of some of his memorable clients.


Reel Winners: Movie Award Trivia

by Richard Crouse

Canada's premier movie critic Richard Crouse delivers this definitive guide to the inside scoop on movie awards.


Storyteller Guitar

by Doug Larson

Every object around us contains the history of all the people and places that brought it here. But rarely is that history explored. In this book, instead of breaking an object apart to reveal those stories,...


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,...


Script and Scribble: The Rise and Fall of Handwriting

by Kitty Burns Florey

"A witty and readable (and fetchingly illustrated and glossed) excursion through the history of handwriting."The Wall Street Journal

Let a self-confessed "penmanship nut" take you on a tour of the strange...


Suburban Legends: True Tales of Murder, Mayhem, and Minivans

by Sam Stall

It's a Terrible Day in the Neighborhood

 

They told you the suburbs were a great place to live. They said nothing bad could ever happen here.

But they were wrong.

 

This collection of terrifying true stories...


Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Weird Canada

by Bathroom Readers' Institute

Did you know that Canada was almost called Hochelaga? That’s just one of thousands of wacky facts awaiting readers in Uncle John’s quirky celebration of Earth’s second largest country. You’ll find page...


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...


Wanted - Bear Cubs for My Children

by Gary Fingercastle

What do haunted furniture, bear cubs, and a skydiving baby have in common?

Answer: Serial craigslist poster and parodist Gary Fingercastle.

Picture this: Author and agitator Gary Fingercastle posts hundreds of...


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...


How Did They Do That?

by Caroline Sutton

The totally satisfying answers to more than 100 questions that drive normal people—not to mention infomaniacs and trivia buffs—crazy.

Questions about matters great and small, from ancient times to yesterday....


Coupon Crazy: The Science, the Savings, and the Stories Behind America's Extreme Obsession

by Mary Potter Kenyon

Coupon Crazy examines the phenomena of coupon use and the socio-cultural and socioeconomic factors that construct it, from the viewpoint of an active participant in the extreme sport of couponing.


The Book of Word Records: A Look at Some of the Strangest, Shortest, Longest, and Overall Most Remarkable Words in the English Language

by Asher Cantrell

From antidisestablishmentarianism to zo, a unrivaled collection of today's greatest words!

Have you ever wondered what the longest word in the dictionary is? Or the origin of your go-to curse word?

With The...


Supergeek: Dinosaurs, Brains and Supertrains

by Glenn Murphy

How much do you REALLY know about the science that matters? This book features over 300 fun science questions and answers chosen by Glenn Murphy to test your knowledge. Find out all about dinosaurs and prehistoric...