Is there any other single book in the universe with this many awesome tidbits of bite-sized information? Nope. And that’s a fact! At nearly 400 pages (with a handy index for your fact-seeking convenience), Wise Up! is a must-have for anyone who likes their information on the go. It’s organized into hundreds of topics—everything from sports and entertainment to word origins and science. Here are but a few of the facts awaiting you:
* More women than men talk to their cars. * The melody for Nat King Cole’s 1954 hit “Smile” was composed by Charlie Chaplin. * Acid rain was first identified and named in 1852. * What is your buccal cavity? Your mouth. * There are no skunks in Newfoundland. * The average Super Bowl party has 18 people. * When dropped in water, a fresh egg will sink; a stale one won’t. * The average newborn baby spends 113 minutes a day crying. * Pepper was so valuable during Elizabethan times that it was sold by the grain. * Fossilized termite farts have been preserved in amber. And thousands 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.