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A World of Curiosities: Surprising, Interesting, and Downright Unbelievable Facts from Every Nation on the Planet
A World of Curiosities: Surprising, Interesting, and Downright Unbelievable Facts from Every Nation on the Planet
by John Oldale
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe: everything you never knew you never knew about every country on Earth.A scientist by training and an explorer by passion, Dr. John Oldale has logged half a million miles visiting more than ninety nations. Now, he celebrates... (read more)

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Working for the Man: Inspiring and Subversive Projects for Residents of Cubicle Land
Working for the Man: Inspiring and Subversive Projects for Residents of Cubicle Land
by Jeffrey Yamaguchi
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For anyone frustrated with the soul-killing monotony of a nine-to-five job, this quirky collection helps beat the office blues, inspire creativity in seemingly dead-end situations, and preserve a bit of integrity in a conformist corporate culture.... (read more)

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The Mental Floss History of the World: An Irreverent Romp Through Civilization's Best Bits
The Mental Floss History of the World: An Irreverent Romp Through Civilization's Best Bits
by Mental Floss
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“An irreverent romp through historys best bits,” The Mental Floss History of the World is an amazingly entertaining joyride through 60,000 years of human civilization. As audacious as it is edifying, here is a hilarious and irreverent&... (read more)

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The Book of the Dead: Lives of the Justly Famous and the Undeservedly Obscure
The Book of the Dead: Lives of the Justly Famous and the Undeservedly Obscure
by John Lloyd
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The team behind the New York Times bestseller The Book of General Ignorance turns conventional biography on its head—and shakes out the good stuff.   Following their Herculean—or is it Sisyphean?—efforts to save the living from... (read more)

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Uncle John's Heavy Duty Bathroom Reader (Uncle John's Bathroom Readers)
Uncle John's Heavy Duty Bathroom Reader (Uncle John's Bathroom Readers)
by Bathroom Readers Institute
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The big brains at the Bathroom Reader's Institute have come up with another all-new collection of incredible facts and astounding trivia.... (read more)

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The Official Dictionary of Sarcasm: A Lexicon for Those of Us Who Are Better and Smarter Than the Rest of You
The Official Dictionary of Sarcasm: A Lexicon for Those of Us Who Are Better and Smarter Than the Rest of You
by James Napoli
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Why tolerate ignorance? James Napoli, the executive vice president of the National Sarcasm Society, has provided an A-Z guide to turn to whenever you need to set someone straight. From advertisements to e-mail, from materialism to remote controls, there... (read more)

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A People's History of the Peculiar: A Freak Show of Facts, Random Obsessions and Astounding Truths
A People's History of the Peculiar: A Freak Show of Facts, Random Obsessions and Astounding Truths
by Varla Ventura
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Did you know that Thomas Jeffersons grandson was an ax murderer? Do you delight knowing that some dinosaurs were as teeny tiny as hens? Wonder what its like to live in Hell Town at the End of the World? How about an ailment so surreal its named after... (read more)

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The Book of Useless Information
The Book of Useless Information
by Noel Botham
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Thousands of things you didn't think you needed to know-and probably don't. All you never needed to know, and couldn't be bothered to ask. One person's useless information could prove invaluable to someone else. Then again, maybe not. But to The Useless... (read more)

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The Darwin Awards 4: Intelligent Design
The Darwin Awards 4: Intelligent Design
by Wendy Northcutt
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Over 1.5 million copies sold in this New York Times bestselling humor series The Darwin Awards series is the alpha chimp of humorous human mishaps. Despite being an international bestseller and inspiring the movie The Darwin Awards, these hilarious... (read more)

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Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges Into the Universe (Uncle John's Bathroom Reader)
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges Into the Universe (Uncle John's Bathroom Reader)
by Bathroom Readers Ins
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Plunges into the Universe is your anecdote to boring science text books. Uncle John and his loony lab partners will take you back to the Big Bang and forward to the distant future. Youll see the science in everything around (and inside) you, and learn... (read more)

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1,000 Rules of Thumb: Simple Wisdom for the Age of Information Overload
1,000 Rules of Thumb: Simple Wisdom for the Age of Information Overload
by Tom Parker
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A mix of folk wisdom, common sense, shared experience, the advice of experts, and the kind of group think that's made websites like Wikipedia so vital, Rules of Thumb is the impulsive compendium of 1,000 general principles that apply to every facet of... (read more)

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Mr. Irresponsible's Bad Advice: How to Rip the Lid Off Your Id and Live Happily Ever After
Mr. Irresponsible's Bad Advice: How to Rip the Lid Off Your Id and Live Happily Ever After
by Bill Barol
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Mr. Irresponsible breaks all the rules with his thoughts on modern manners, life in the workplace, romance, money and more. Do you wonder what to do when screaming kids disrupt an expensive dinner in a fancy restaurant? Mr. Irresponsible knows what to... (read more)

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Guys Can Be Cat Ladies Too
Guys Can Be Cat Ladies Too
by Michael Showalter
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Michael Showalters Guys Can Be Cat Ladies Too is the hilarious all-access guide to help a man comprehend, appreciate, and bond with the felines in his life. They say dogs are a mans best friend. True! But what if that mans girlfriend/boyfriend, wife/... (read more)

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Esquire Presents: What It Feels Like: To Walk on the Moon, to Be Gored by a Bull, to Survive an Avalanche, to Swallow Swords, to Go over Niagara Falls in a Barrel...
Esquire Presents: What It Feels Like: To Walk on the Moon, to Be Gored by a Bull, to Survive an Avalanche, to Swallow Swords, to Go over Niagara Falls in a Barrel...
by A J Jacobs
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For those curious as to what it would feel like to get struck by lightning, be almost eight feet tall, participate in an orgy, or win an Oscar, this book has all the answers.... (read more)

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The Brushback Report: All the Sports News That's Unfit to Print
The Brushback Report: All the Sports News That's Unfit to Print
by Dave Saraiva
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In the tradition of "The Onion" and "The Daily Show" comes a compilation of edgy and hilarious fake news from the world of sports by the creator of TheBrushback.com.... (read more)

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The Ladies' Room Reader Revisited: A Curious Compendium of Fascinating Female Facts
The Ladies' Room Reader Revisited: A Curious Compendium of Fascinating Female Facts
by Alicia Alvrez
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More than 50,000 copies sold of The Ladies' Room Reader and every woman who discovered she needs to have sex at least 640 hours in her life to be considered average is waiting for more of Alicia Alvrez's insatiable thirst for facts about women, then and... (read more)

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Spoiler Alert: Bruce Willis Is Dead and 399 More Endings from Movies, TV, Books, and Life
Spoiler Alert: Bruce Willis Is Dead and 399 More Endings from Movies, TV, Books, and Life
by Robb Pearlman
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In todays world of short attention spans and long Netflix queues, were constantly jonesing for new, now, next. No one wants to read all 400 pages, watch all 120 minutes, or wait for the ending. We just wait to know what happens. All of the spoilers in... (read more)

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This Book ...of More Perfectly Useless Information
This Book ...of More Perfectly Useless Information
by Mitchell Symons
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< p> Did you know < i> this< /i> ... < /p> < blockquote> < p> Billy Crystal's childhood babysitter was the legendary Billie Holiday? < /p> < p> It is physically impossible for pigs to look up at the sky... (read more)

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Baby on Board Mad Libs (Adult Mad Libs)
Baby on Board Mad Libs (Adult Mad Libs)
by Molly Reisner
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Baby on Board Mad Libs features 21 original stories all about pregnancy and new babies. At only $4.99 for 48 pages of fun, it makes the perfect baby shower gift or activity! ... (read more)

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The Ig Nobel Prizes 2: An All-New Collection of the World's Unlikeliest Research
The Ig Nobel Prizes 2: An All-New Collection of the World's Unlikeliest Research
by Marc Abrahams
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The hilarious second installment of the popular humor series honoring the world's most improbable actual research. The first volume of The Ig Nobel Prizes was celebrated as a "brainy bacchanalian" (USA Today) and "so funny you couldn't make it up... (read more)

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