June 30, 2006
June 30, 2006
Thousands of things you didn't think you needed to know-and probably don't.
All you never needed to know, and couldn't be bothered to ask.
One person's useless information could prove invaluable to someone else. Then again, maybe not. But to The Useless Information Society, any fact that passes its gasp-inducing, "not-a-lot-of-people-know- that" test merits inclusion in this fascinating but ultimately useless book.
Did you know...
- That fish scales are used to make lipstick?
- Why organized crime accounts for ten percent of the United States's annual income?
- The name of the first CD pressed in the U.S.?
- The shortest performance ever nominated for an Oscar?
- How much Elvis weighed at the time of his death?
- What the suits in a deck of cards represent?
- How many Quarter Pounders can be made from one cow?
- How interesting useless information can be?
The Book of Useless Information answers these teasers and will captivate readers with the joy of pursuing pointless knowledge.
How much did Elvis weigh when he died? How many hamburgers can you get out of a cow? These and countless other tidbits, factoids, and trivia can be found in THE BOOK OF USELESS INFORMATION.
- Genre: Reference
- Subgenre: General
- Publisher: Tarcherperigree
- Pages: 336
- Language: English
- Release Date: June 30, 2006
- Author: Noel Botham
- Online Item #: 11580153
- Store Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-2860
- ISBN: 9780399532696
- Item can be gift wrapped.
- Made in the USA or Imported