Uncle John s UNCANNY Bathroom Reader

Author: Bathroom Readers' Institute
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1626867607
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The most trusted name in trivia has done it again! What’s so uncanny about the 29th annual edition of Uncle John’s? This enduring book series has been delivering entertaining information to three generations of readers (so far)...and it’s still going strong! How do they do it? Back in 1988, Uncle John successfully predicted the way that 21st-century readers would want their information: in quick hits, concisely and cleverly written, and with details so delightful that you’re compelled to share them with someone else. (Kind of like the Internet, but without all those annoying ads.) This groundbreaking series has been imitated time and time again but never equaled. And Uncanny is the Bathroom Readers’ Institute at their very best. Covering a wide array of topics—incredible origins, forgotten history, weird news, amazing science, dumb crooks, and more—readers of all ages will enjoy these 512 pages of the best stuff in print. Here are but a few of the uncanny topics awaiting you... The World's Weirdest Protests The Wit and Wisdom of Bill Murray Forgotten Game Shows Darth Vader's Borderline Personality Disorder, and Other Real Psychiatric Diagnoses of Fictional Characters Manly Historical Leaders and Their Manly Tattoos NASA's "Pillownaut" Experiment The Secret Lives of Squatters And much more! IBPA Benjamin Franklin Silver Award winner 2017! The World’s Weirdest Protests The Wit and Wisdom of Bill Murray Forgotten Game Shows Darth Vader’s Borderline Personality Disorder, and Other Real Psychiatric Diagnoses of Fictional Characters Manly Historical Leaders and Their Manly Tattoos NASA’s "Pillownaut" Experiment The Secret Lives of Squatters Toilets, Motorcycles, and Other Strange Things That Have Fallen From the Sky The Origins of Apples and Oranges (and a Bunch of Other Fruits) Where to Visit Real-Life Horror Movie Locations Cooking with Mr. Coffee Odd Alcoholic Drinks From Around the World The History of the Tooth Fairy Zoo Escapes! And much, much more!

Uncle John s Biggest Ever Bathroom Reader

Author: Bathroom Readers' Institute
Publisher: Thunder Bay Press
ISBN: 9781571458148
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Sit down and relax with Uncle John's Biggest Ever Bathroom Reader. This hardcover edition of the bathroom reading series will bowl you over. No more frantic searches at the last minute for that perfect magazine. No more agonizing choices between light reading and serious stuff. This biggest ever volume has combined two previous Bathroom Readers in their entirety, Uncle John's Great Big Bathroom Reader and Uncle John's Ultimate Bathroom Reader. It has more entertainment, humor, trivia, science, history, and pop culture than ever before. Among lots of other topics, you can read about: * Why the White House is White * Strange Medical Conditions * The History of the Bra * The Origin of the Miss America Pageant * Weird Tales of the Ouija Board * The Hair Museum * Why Thanksgiving is in November * Why Popcorn Pops * The Origin of Pop Tarts. Its all there in Uncle John's Biggest Ever Bathroom Reader!

Uncle John s Bathroom Reader Treasury

Author: Bathroom Readers' Institute (Ashland, Or.)
Publisher: Portable Press
ISBN: 9781592233236
Format: PDF, ePub
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This collection of slap shots, high sticks, and toothless grins offers fans everything they love about hockey: its colorful history, legendary players, and enough hard-hitting trivia to occupy even the most avid stat head. The latest title in the new Uncle John's series dedicated to the wide (and weird!) world of sports, "Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Shoots and Scores" shares the origins of the "Coolest Game on Earth," the greatest teams in hockey history, the best (and worst) hockey movies of all time, the Incredible Exploding Zamboni (and those who lived to tell the tale), a rap sheet of hockey arrests, goalies' superstitions (Patrick Roy's conversations with goal posts; Glenn Hall's pre-game gastric cleansing), and much, much more.

Uncle John s Slightly Irregular Bathroom Reader

Author: Bathroom Readers' Institute
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1607106132
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Want your bathroom reading with a twist? You’re only a click away from 500 pages of the most twisted trivia in the world. The crackpot staff at the Bathroom Readers’ Institute has scoured the worlds of pop culture, politics, sports, history, and more to bring you Slightly Irregular, the 17th all-new edition in the best-selling series. As always, the articles are divided by length for your sitting convenience. So turn thine eyes away from the shampoo bottle, O bathroom reader, and let Uncle John pepper your brain with these absorbing articles… * Women in space * The origin of Kung Fu * The CIA’s secret coup * The great windshield epidemic * Spider eggs in the brain, and other urban legends * What went down at Woodstock * Freedom of McSpeech * The curse of Macbeth * How to kill a zombie * That ’70s bathroom And much, much more!

Uncle John s 4 Ply Bathroom Reader

Author: Bathroom Readers' Institute
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9780312668419
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Originally published in 4 separate volumes at $40.00 Here’s a potpourri of stimulating reading for moments when nothing but the most absorbing material will do! No more frantic searches at the last minute for that perfect magazine article. No agonizing choices between light reading and the serious stuff. This 4-ply reader has it all: entertainment, humor, education, trivia, science, history, pop culture…and more! Of course, it’s even divided by length—you can spend a minute with the Quickies, relax with Normal-Length articles, or really get comfortable with Long Items. With UNCLE JOHN’S 4-PLY BATHROOM READER strategically placed in your home, you’ll settle in happily and read about: The Origins of Common Words and Phrases The 7 Wonders of the Ancient World The Real Difference Between Burger King and McDonald’s Elvis’s Letter to Richard Nixon The Curse of King Tut What’s in a Twinkie Bizarre LawsuitsFor years, the Bathroom Reader’s Institute has researched your bathroom reading habits in an attempt to understand and serve the interests of America’s forgotten readers. Enjoy

Uncle John s Triumphant 20th Anniversary Bathroom Reader

Author: Bathroom Readers' Institute
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 160710203X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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At a whopping 600 absorbing pages, Uncle John pulled out all the stops to make the behemoth Triumphant 20th Anniversary Bathroom Reader the epitome of Throne Room entertainment. Happy birthday, Uncle John! This 20th anniversary edition proves that some things do get better with age. Since 1987, the Bathroom Readers’ Institute has led the movement to stand up for those who sit down and read in the bathroom (and everywhere else for that matter). Uncle John’s Triumphant 20th Bathroom Reader is jam-packed with 600 pages of all-new articles (as usual, divided by length for your sitting convenience). In what other single book could you find such a lively mix of surprising trivia, strange lawsuits, dumb crooks, origins of everyday things, forgotten history, quirky quotations, and wacky wordplay? Uncle John rules the world of information and humor, so get ready to be thoroughly entertained as you read about: * The incredible (edible) history of bread * The secret congressional bomb shelter * Farts in the news * The history of the aloha shirt * The real Zorro * The worst city in America * How your taste buds work * It’s the Peanuts story, Charlie Brown And much, much more!

Uncle John s Bathroom Reader Plunges into Canada Eh

Author: Bathroom Readers' Institute
Publisher: Portable Press
ISBN: 9781607101000
Format: PDF, Mobi
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PGW Uncle John's taking the plunge . . . into the Great White North! Raincoast Hey, Canada! Uncle John salutes you! For 25 years, Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader has been wildly popular in Canada, so we decided to dedicate an entire edition to our friends in the Great White North--even though much of the continental U.S. is north of Canada’s southernmost point. That misconception--and a whole lot more--is revealed in this loving ode to a friendly nation with a colorful history and some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. Whether you’re a true Canuck, or just always wanted to be one, Yukon count on us to deliver great bathroom reading! Read about… * Stealing the Stanley Cup (literally) * The origins of Tim Hortons and Kraft dinners * Jellied moose nose and other Canadian delicacies * Move over Napa: the story of Canadian “ice wine” * The government’s secret official UFO division * Canada’s homegrown rock ’n’ roll bands * All about those dam beavers * The answer to Canada’s most burning question: Does Santa Claus really have his own postal code? And much, much more!

Uncle John s Bathroom Reader Tees Off on Golf

Author: Bathroom Readers' Institute (Ashland, Or.)
Publisher: Portable Press
ISBN: 9781592233823
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Tees Off on Golf is flush with fascinating facts about the origins of this royal and ancient sport. Since 1987, the Bathroom Readers’ Institute has led the movement to stand up for those who sit down and read in the bathroom (and everywhere else for that matter). With more than 11 million books in print, the Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader series is the longest-running, most popular series of its kind in the world. Where else could you learn about the greatest animals on the greens (Tiger, Shark, Golden Bear), the world’s best courses (think St. Andrews), and the world’s most dangerous links (watch out for land mines!)? You may not be PGA material, or even know the difference between a pitching wedge and a spatula, but with Uncle John’s tips and trivia, you’ll have plenty to talk about while you hunt for your ball in the rough. Read all about… Golfers’ nicknames The best tournament finishes in history The origins of caddies, the LPGA, and the PGA tour Strange (but real) rules And much more!

Scared Sh tless

Author: Cary McNeal
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101611391
Format: PDF, ePub
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You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll s#*t yourself! Back by popular demand, the mind-blowing follow-up to the bestselling 1,001 Facts That Will Scare the S#*t Out of You. An all-new collection of entertaining and horrifying truths about us, our world, and why we’re totally screwed. With more disturbing facts and fun new topics, including weird celebrities, boobs, the internet, clowns, serial killers, sexual fetishes, bacon, Elvis, things that will eat you, and more. From stupid dead people to halitosis caused by constipation to a singer whose music can get you killed in some Jamaican neighborhoods, it’s all here—everything you need to know about the scary s#*t that surrounds all of us. FACT: Men are four times as likely as women to be struck by lightning. FACT: McDonald’s McRib sandwich contains some of the same ingredients used to manufacture gym mats and running shoes. FACT: Möbius syndrome is a rare neurological disorder that renders victims unable to move their faces. FACT: You can get an STD from a bikini wax.

Uncle John s Bathroom Reader Weird Inventions

Author: Bathroom Readers' Institute
Publisher: Portable Press
ISBN: 9781607107811
Format: PDF, ePub
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From the nation’s top collector of curious and interesting information comes a book of strange gadgets you never knew existed. The writers behind Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader present this totally true treasury of amazing gizmos--devilish devices you never knew existed, created by people who thought the world absolutely needed what they had to offer and sell. Read all about: * The onesie that turns your crawling baby into a mop * The fart-stifling blanket * The square watermelon * The video game you control with your mind * The weight loss device that sucks food out of your stomach