Uncle John S Endlessly Engrossing Bathroom Reader

Author: Bathroom Readers' Institute
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1607104598
Size: 19,71 MB
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Strategically placed near the best seat in your home, Uncle John’s Endlessly Engrossing Bathroom Reader is jam-packed with great bathroom reading. It’s the gift that keeps on giving...and giving...and giving.... The BRI’s 22nd all-new edition--Uncle John’s Endlessly Engrossing Bathroom Reader--is like reading several books all rolled into one: a history book, a weird news anthology, a science text, a dictionary, a how-to manual, a sports magazine, a joke book…and the list goes on and on. Since 1987, the Bathroom Readers’ Institute has led the movement to stand up for those who sit down and read in the bathroom (and everywhere else for that matter). With more than 11 million books in print, the Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader series is the longest-running, most popular series of its kind in the world. Where else could you learn about the lost cloud people of Peru, the world’s first detective, and the history of surfing? Uncle John rules the world of information and humor, so get ready to be thoroughly entertained. Read all about… * Soda pop flops * Spider farms * England’s Secret UFO Files * Real hillbilly recipes * Webster’s least-wanted words * Super-trains * And much more!

Uncle John S Actual And Factual Bathroom Reader

Author: Bathroom Readers' Institute
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1684124980
Size: 11,37 MB
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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 more. This entertaining 31st anniversary edition contains 512 pages of all-new articles that will appeal to readers everywhere. Pop culture, history, dumb crooks, and other actual and factual tidbits are packed onto every page of this book. Inside, you’ll find . . . Dogs and cats who ran for political office The bizarre method people in Victorian England used to resuscitate drowning victims The man who met his future pet—a stray dog—while running across the Gobi Desert Searching for Planet X—the last unknown planet in our solar system Twantrums—strange Twitter rants that had disastrous effects The true story of Boaty McBoatface And much more!

Uncle John S True Crime

Author: Bathroom Readers' Institute
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1607106787
Size: 15,71 MB
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You'll be on the edge of your seat reading tales of cops, robbers, criminals, and lawyers with this little tome that packs a lot of heat. Do you like to read great stories? This book is loaded with them! We've rounded up the best cops-and-robber articles we've ever done--plus a rogue's gallery of new offenders. You'll read about dumb crooks and criminal masterminds, mafia henchman and low-level goons, ancient warriors and Old West gunslingers, crazed cops and jovial judges, and even a few loony lawyers and crooked Wall Street types. It's the True Crime book that only Uncle John could make! Here are some of the unusual suspects . . . * New York City’s "Mad Bomber" * The Biddle Brothers and the Queen of the Jail * Law and Order: Special Pants Unit * Dopes who hide their dope in the strangest places * America's first private eye * NASCAR's bootlegging beginnings * The real pirates of the Caribbean * Why CSI makes the cops' job even harder * Billy the Kid and other outlaws who died with their boots on * George Luger, Samuel Colt, and other fathers of guns * The greatest train robberies * Arrested for farting * And much more!

Uncle John S Political Briefs

Author: Bathroom Readers' Institute
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1607106957
Size: 13,68 MB
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Liberal, conservative, independent, or just plain nuts--no one in the public sector gets a free pass in this funny and informative look at the world of politics. No one skewers public servants of all political stripes like Uncle John! Here’s a no-holds-barred look at the history and lunacy of our govern-mental machine. Starting with the birth of democracy in the western world, you’ll learn how today’s political landscape was shaped and get an inside look at how government works (and doesn’t work)--from Main Street to Wall Street to Pennsylvania Avenue to the world stage. These 288 pages consist of the most eye-opening political articles from the BRI’s 25-year-history, plus a few all-new pieces ripped from the election-year headlines. So do your civic duty and read about… * Toilet diplomacy * Gingrich vs. the Glitterati * Why a donkey? Why an elephant? * Animals that ran for office…and won * The island election that was buried by a volcanic eruption * The birth, death, and rebirth of America’s major political parties * Why the first U.S. congresswoman had to hide in a phone both * The rapper who (nearly) took a swing at Romney * The Russian czar who taxed the human soul * The secret plot to take down FDR * Poisonous pundits And much, much more!

Uncle John S New Improved Briefs

Author: Bathroom Readers' Institute
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1684124182
Size: 20,63 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Now Uncle John’s fans can get their dose of trivia…on the go! Fresh from the package, Uncle John presents his spanking-clean new and improved Briefs! We’ve refreshed a fan favorite that includes many of the greatest one- and two-page articles we’ve written, with more than twenty-five pages of new content. Uncle John’s New & Improved Briefs is chock-full of thousands of great facts and hundreds of quick hits covering history, origins, blunders, sports, pop science, and entertainment—plus a sprinkling of riddles, puns, anagrams, and other classic wordplay. Just open up to any one of these 288 pages. Who knows what you might find? Read about… The secrets of top-secret spy lingo The monkey that got a head transplant…and lived Bizarre recipes: jellied moose nose, steamed muskrat legs, and haggis The worst movie bloopers from Best Picture Oscar winners The little-known story of the best deal in sports history The man behind Death Valley’s “Castle in the Desert” How to decipher the hidden codes on a dollar bill Sinister left-handed facts Earth’s greatest hits And much, much more!

Harper S Weekly

Author: John Bonner
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Size: 13,31 MB
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The Illustrated London News

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Size: 17,37 MB
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Brazil

Author: John Updike
Editor: Random House Trade Paperbacks
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Size: 17,28 MB
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A chance encounter between Trista+a1o, a poor black teen from the Rio slums, and Isabel, a pampered upper-class white girl, sparks heated family resistance that forces them to flee to the far reaches of Brazil. Reprint.