Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Wise Up!: Amazing Facts and Incredible Information [NOOK Book]

Overview

Is there any other single book in the universe with this many awesome tidbits of bite-sized information? Nope. And that’s a fact! At nearly 400 pages (with a handy index for your fact-seeking convenience), Wise Up! is a must-have for anyone who likes their information on the go. It’s organized into hundreds of topics--everything from sports and entertainment to word origins and science. Here are but a few of ...
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Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Wise Up!: Amazing Facts and Incredible Information

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Overview

Is there any other single book in the universe with this many awesome tidbits of bite-sized information? Nope. And that’s a fact! At nearly 400 pages (with a handy index for your fact-seeking convenience), Wise Up! is a must-have for anyone who likes their information on the go. It’s organized into hundreds of topics--everything from sports and entertainment to word origins and science. Here are but a few of the facts awaiting you:

- More women than men talk to their cars.
- The melody for Nat King Cole’s 1954 hit “Smile” was composed by Charlie Chaplin.
- Acid rain was first identified and named in 1852.
- What is your buccal cavity? Your mouth.
- There are no skunks in Newfoundland.
- The average Super Bowl party has 18 people.
- When dropped in water, a fresh egg will sink; a stale one won’t.
- The average newborn baby spends 113 minutes a day crying.
- Pepper was so valuable during Elizabethan times that it was sold by the grain.
- Fossilized termite farts have been preserved in amber.
And thousands more!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781607106739
  • Publisher: Portable Press
  • Publication date: 10/1/2012
  • Series: Bathroom Reader
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 414
  • Sales rank: 283,149
  • File size: 2 MB

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The Bathroom Readers' Institute is a tight-knit group of loyal and skilled writers, researchers, and editors who have been working as a team for years. The BRI understands the habits of a very special market--Throne Sitters--and devotes itself to providing amazing facts and conversation pieces.
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  • Posted April 8, 2010

    From the Bottom...

    ...of each Bathroom Reader page, the running feet in a collection. If you know what I am talking about, you will like this edition.

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