Discover bizarre facts, amazing trivia, astonishing mysteries, natural wonders, little-known people, useful tips and much more in this mammoth bathroom reader for adults from the authors of the popluar website listverse.com.
From crime, movies and music to science, history and literature, this book offers an incredible array of intriguing top-10 lists, including:
•Urban Legends—Debunked •Influential People Who Never Lived •Ancient Methods of Execution •Poisonous Foods We Love to Eat •Inventions of the Middle Ages •Gruesome Fairytale Origins •Secret Societies •Amazing Film Swordfights •Bizarre Animal Mating Rituals •Misconceptions About Evolution •Tips for Frugal Living •Fascinating Graveyards You Must See
Jamie Frater was born in Naenae, a suburb of Lower Hutt, New Zealand, in 1974. He studied postgraduate music at the Royal College of Music in London, after which, due to an insatiable desire to share fascinating, obscure, and bizarre facts, he created listverse.com, where he presents a new top ten list every day. He has been a guest speaker on numerous national radio and television stations in the United States and Great Britain. Jamie now writes full time for his California-based website from his home.