The Book of Amazing Curiosities contains hundreds of articles, lists, quotes, and anecdotes designed to pique the interest and engage the mind.
A vast array of stories of strange events, quirky traditions, and remarkable people who range from the famous to the notorious to the just plain odd.
History aficionados will find new angles on familiar topics, while trivia fans will enjoy plenty of obscure and unusual facts.
Topics include: starting points and creations, curiosities of the natural world, countries and politics, noteworthy people, freaky events, strange moments in history, cultures and traditions, games and hobbies, success and fumbles, and more.
Learn about the beginning of Hollywood's production code, the use of talismans in the ancient world, and the true origin of the phrase survival of the fittest.