Leave it to Uncle John to find a new way to make history fun and exciting! This quirky collection of lists is the latest volume in the Bathroom Reader’s best-selling history series. These 508 pages will breathe life into history’s most famous (and most unusual) stories. From the Stone Age to the Internet Age, some quick takes on must-know topics that will reveal the surprising connections among history’s greatest--and strangest--events. History buffs, trivia hounds, and readers looking for an educational snack will love this fun format. Here’s what you’ll find in this great book:
* 2 famous pioneering trails * 3 one-armed men who lent a hand * 4 famous folks who literally died laughing * 5 horrifying medieval punishments * 6 photographic firsts * 7 hotel rooms where history was made * 8 disgusting secret ingredients * 9 famous trains
* 10 places you can’t go * 11 disasters that changed the world * 12 fast food firsts And much, much more!
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.