Uncle John's Bathroom Reader
Wise Up! : Amazing Facts & Incredible InformationeBook - 2012
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!
Publisher: [United States] : Portable Press : Made available through hoopla, 2012
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Alternative Title: Wise up!