The Book of Useless Information addresses virtually every imaginable topic, from the most unusual tourist attractions in the United States to the legend of Dracula. The 708-page hardcover book contains 250 articles, plus statistics, facts, trivia, and lists that range from absurd to useless to hilarious. Readers learn about the deadliest diseases of the 20th century, the craziest entertainment acts of all time, the world’s most unusual museums, the most outlandish laws on the books, the biggest Hollywood blunders, the most dangerous jobs, and much more. Quirky illustrations enhance the stories.
Here’s a sample of topics covered in The Book of Useless Information:
- Tips for surviving shark and bear attacks.
- The origins of amazing things, from ice cream cones to the Internet.
- Stories of bloodthirsty criminals and murderers.
- The unexpected link between rocket science and the occult.
The Book of Useless Information provides hours upon hours of fascinating reading. It is for anyone with a curious mind. With a faux leather, gilded cover that features a three-dimensional illustration, the makes an impressive gift for trivia buffs of all ages.
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