The Best Book of Useless Information Ever (Paperback)
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|Collects whimsical trivia and features facts and statistics that cover such areas as sports, marriage customs, and historical records. *Author: Botham, Noel *Publication Date: 2007/12/18 *Number of Pages: 212 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 0.75 *Width: 4.75 *Height: 8.25|
From the Publisher:
From the creators of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Book of Useless Information comes another enlightening, entertaining, and ultimately useless assortment of trivia.
If you find yourself transfixed by the most trivial of trivia, or mesmerized by the most minor of minutiae, The Useless Information Society's latest findings can satisfy your every need. This wide-ranging collection will fill every nook and cranny of your brain with information you'll surely never need, but will enjoy learning anyway!
Did you know...
- that penguins can jump six feet out of the water?
- that everyone is color-blind at birth?
Would you care to know...
- what the first meal eaten on the moon was?
- what country drinks the most Coca-Cola? (Hint: It's not the United States.)
In 1995, a secret society was formed comprising Britain's foremost thinkers, writers, and artists to trade and share in useless information (or, as founding member Keith Waterhouse, playwright and journalist, would have it, "totally bloody useless").
Provides an entertaining compilation of offbeat trivia, little known facts, ...