101 Amazing Facts

101 Amazing Facts

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Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders

Atlas Obscura: An Explorer's Guide to the World's Hidden Wonders

Inspiring equal parts wonder and wanderlust, Atlas Obscura celebrates over 600 of the strangest and most curious places in the world Here are natural wonders the dazzling glowworm caves in New Zealand, or a baobob tree in South Africa that s so large it has a pub inside where 15 people can drink co

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The Book of the Year 2018: Your Definitive Guide to the World’s Weirdest News

The Book of the Year 2018: Your Definitive Guide to the World’s Weirdest News

In a year dominated by Russian collusion and Brexit confusion, The Book of the Year returns with another dose of barely believable yet wholly unimpeachable facts and stories from the past twelve months Every week for the past four years, Dan, James, Anna and Andy the creators of the award winning

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Sad Animal Facts

Sad Animal Facts

THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A delightfully quirky compendium of the Animal Kingdom s unfortunate truths, with over 150 hand drawn illustrations to make you laugh and cry Have you ever wondered how expensive a jar of honey would be if a minimum wage for bees applied, or whether a dog cares w

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When Hitler Took Cocaine and Lenin Lost His Brain: History's Unknown Chapters

When Hitler Took Cocaine and Lenin Lost His Brain: History's Unknown Chapters

Obscure and addictive true tales from history told by one of our most entertaining historians, Giles Milton The first installment in Giles Milton s outrageously entertaining series, History s Unknown Chapters colorful and accessible, intelligent and illuminating, Milton shows his customary historic

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Greek Mythology (Ken Jennings' Junior Genius Guides, #1)

Greek Mythology (Ken Jennings' Junior Genius Guides, #1)

Unleash your inner genius and become a master of mythology with this interactive trivia book from Jeopardy champ and New York Times bestselling author Ken Jennings.With this Junior Genius Guide to Greek mythology, you ll become an expert and wow your friends and teachers with all the best ancient s

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Hemingway Didn't Say That: The Truth Behind Familiar Quotations

Hemingway Didn't Say That: The Truth Behind Familiar Quotations

Extensive and brilliant investigations a tour de force of detective work Mr O Toole is a beacon of accuracy who should inspire all readers who prefer their facts real rather than phony Wall Street Journal Everywhere you look, you ll find viral quotable wisdom attributed to icons ranging from Ab

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1,411 QI Facts To Knock You Sideways

1,411 QI Facts To Knock You Sideways

1,227 QI Facts blew your socks off 1,339 QI Facts made your jaw drop Now the QI team return with this year s groaning sack of astonishment Prepare to be knocked sideways Orchids can get jetlag Lizards can t walk and breathe at the same time There are 177,147 ways to tie a tie Ladybird orgas

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Fascinating Facts About Classic Movies

Fascinating Facts About Classic Movies

Fascinating Facts About Classic Movies is guaranteed to satisfy any movie buff It s filled with unintended consequences that were turned into cinematic gold, and great behind the scenes details about unforgettable films like Gone With The Wind, Citizen Kane, The Wizard of Oz, Titanic, The Godfather

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Ask the Past: Pertinent and Impertinent Advice from Yesteryear

Ask the Past: Pertinent and Impertinent Advice from Yesteryear

Want to know how to garden with lobsters How to sober up Grow a beard Or simply how to make a perfect omelet Look no further Rather, look backward.Based on the popular blog, Ask the Past is full of the wisdom of the ages as well as the fad diets, zany pickup lines, and bacon Band Aids of the a

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Word Drops: A Sprinkling of Linguistic Curiosities

Word Drops: A Sprinkling of Linguistic Curiosities

If you re logofascinated, you are literally spellbound by language This surprising compendium of 1,000 facts about words, language and etymology is here to inspire your curiosity and delight in discovery In Word Drops, you can delve into a smattering of unexpected connections and weird juxtapositi

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