When Hitler Took Cocaine and Lenin Lost His Brain: History's Unknown Chapters

Obscure and addictive true tales from history told by one of our most entertaining historians, Giles Milton The first installment in Giles Milton s outrageously entertaining series, History s Unknown Chapters colorful and accessible, intelligent and illuminating, Milton shows his customary

And Then You're Dead: What Really Happens If You Get Swallowed by a Whale, Are Shot from a Cannon, or Go Barreling Over Niagara

A gleefully gruesome look at the actual science behind the most outlandish, cartoonish, and impossible deaths you can imagine What would happen if you took a swim outside a deep sea submarine wearing only a swimsuit How long could you last if you stood on the surface of the sun How far could you

Cats Are Capable of Mind Control: And 1,000+ UberFacts You Never Knew You Needed to Know

From the creator of the popular Twitter sensation UberFacts comes this fun compilation quiz book, packed with entertaining infographics and surprising factoids, for fans of Schott s Miscellany, What If and Ripley s Believe It or Not Providing the most unimportant things you ll never need to know

The Legion of Regrettable Supervillains: Oddball Criminals from Comic Book History

Meet than one hundred of the oddest supervillains in comics history, complete with backstories, vintage art, and colorful commentary This collection affectionately spotlights the most ridiculous, bizarre, and cringe worthy criminals ever published, from fandom favorites like MODOK and Egg Fu

The League of Regrettable Superheroes: Half-Baked Heroes from Comic Book History

Look, up in the sky It s a bee It s a clown It sa giant eyeball You know about Batman, Superman, and Spiderman, but have you heard of Doll Man, Doctor Hormone, or Spider Queen In The League of Regrettable Superheroes, you ll meet one hundred of the strangest superheroes ever to see print,

Uncle John's Actual and Factual Bathroom Reader (Uncle John's Bathroom Reader #31)

It s an actual fact Uncle John is the most entertaining thing in the bathroom Uncle John and his team of devoted researchers are back again with an all new collection of weird news stories, odd historical events, dubious scientific theories, jaw dropping lists, and This entertaining 31st

The Book of the Dead: Lives of the Justly Famous and the Undeservedly Obscure

The team behind the New York Times bestseller The Book of General Ignorance turns conventional biography on its head and shakes out the good stuff.Following their Herculean or is it Sisyphean efforts to save the living from ignorance, the two wittiest Johns in the English language turn their