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Celebrate the big 3-0 with this thrilling 30th edition of Uncle John's Bathroom Reader—and cheers to 30 more!
2018 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award Gold Winner in Humor
What's even more trusty and awe-inspiring than Old Faithful, the Yellowstone geyser that erupts 17 times a day? Uncle John and the Bathroom Readers' Institute! Every year for the past three decades, Uncle John and his team of tireless researchers have delivered an epic tome packed with thousands of fascinating factoids. And now this extra-special 30th anniversary edition has everything you've come to expect from the BRI, and more! It's stuffed with 512 pages of all-new articles sure to please everyone, from our longtime readers to newbies alike. You'll get the scoop on the latest "scientific" studies, weird world news, surprising history, and obscure facts. Here's just a sampling of what's in store:
• From foe to friend: presidential rivals who are buddies now
• What you never thought to do with those old CDs you have lying around
• Saddam Hussein revealed…and it's not pretty
• James Bond author Ian Fleming and his most titillating book titles
• The creepiest murderabilia that no one would want…except these people
• The origins of Project Gutenberg and its free e-books
• All-new editions of our most popular series, including Terrible Typos, Phrase Origins, and You Call This Art?
• Myths and facts about our friends—nos amis—the French
• The most horrifying things ever lost or found
And much, much more!