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The World's Greatest Book of Useless Information: If You Thought You Knew All the Things You Didn't Need to Know - Think Again

3.87  ·  Rating Details  ·  160 Ratings  ·  17 Reviews
From the creators of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Book of Useless Information-a collection of even greater insignificance.

More useless than ever before! Impress know-it-all friends with this all-new hodgepodge of frivolous facts and silly statistics that no one really needs to know. But honestly, how cool is it to find out that...

? There is a place in Maryland cal
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Paperback, 208 pages
Published July 7th 2009 by TarcherPerigee (first published August 1st 2004)
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Todd Martin
Aug 15, 2012 Todd Martin rated it it was ok
The World's Greatest Book of Useless Information is basically a list of disjointed trivia spanning a wide variety of topics. The book seems designed for folks that read on the toilet (60% of the population does this according to the book) since you can pick it up and put it down without losing continuity (since there is no continuity to lose).

Some of this useless information is fascinating, some of it is surprising and a surprising amount of it is completely wrong. Unfortunately, the fact check
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Sarah-Anne
From the creators of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Book of Useless Information-a collection of even greater insignificance.

More useless than ever before! Impress know-it-all friends with this all-new hodgepodge of frivolous facts and silly statistics that no one really needs to know. But honestly, how cool is it to find out that...

? There is a place in Maryland called Monkey's Eyebrow
? Giving yellow flowers is a sign of bad luck in Russia
? One brow wrinkle is the result of 200,000 frowns
?
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Dorotea
Jan 07, 2015 Dorotea rated it it was ok
This was an interesting collection of facts to go through, but that is it. It is hard to rate this book, but I did like it. Some trivia was funny, some informational, some boring. The "I liked it" rating fits.
Nathalia Borghi
Jul 04, 2015 Nathalia Borghi rated it liked it
Some curiosities were awesome and some were "meh". Maybe this book is much better with pics and illustrations.
Jason
Jan 02, 2015 Jason rated it it was amazing
Just some good old fashioned useless info to tickle your fancy and your funny bone!
Mms
Jul 12, 2015 Mms rated it it was amazing
Love this kind of book. Will read all by the useless information society
Michael
Feb 12, 2015 Michael rated it it was amazing
Shelves: trivia
A fun enjoyable read. Full of great fun tidbits of information.
Angel
Aug 05, 2011 Angel rated it liked it
Finished this. Not marked higher because, as the label says, "I liked it" and that's it. This book, part of a series, is basically a collection of facts and trivia organized by topic. It makes for good reading when you just want to pick something up quick, drop it, then pick it up later. Yes, it also makes very good bathroom reading. And it does feature some interesting little facts. If you are into trivia, you need to give these books a look.
Jonathon
Jul 24, 2011 Jonathon rated it really liked it
I've always enjoyed knowing useless information. Is it a bad thing that I'd say I knew at LEAST half of the stuff in this book before reading it? Now will have to find the rest of the books in this collection to read.
Juan Baez
Sep 26, 2010 Juan Baez rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: random-reading
It is hard to review/rate this book (just look at the title!). But for fun easy reading is just fine. Since I was a kid I just liked this kind of reading. I bought at the airport for some time killing.
Einar Nielsen
Aug 09, 2011 Einar Nielsen rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a book you pick up and read just a few facts and the put back down. This would never be a good read from start to end buts as, for example, a toilet book it does do its job well.
Katie
Aug 02, 2011 Katie rated it really liked it
Shelves: nonfiction
This is a great trivia book with a lot of interesting and unusual facts. I brought this with me on vacation and everyone loved it!
Jeannie
A quick, fun read but still the identical "useless information" that you can read in 101 other similar books.
Jess
Jul 29, 2010 Jess rated it it was amazing
I love books like this. The tales are often amusing and completely useless information. :)
Ryan
Dec 05, 2010 Ryan rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I enjoyed the fact that he has about 20 of these. Thats a great deal of useless info
Kayla
Mar 18, 2015 Kayla rated it really liked it
I love stuff like this.
Brian Morin
Jan 08, 2011 Brian Morin rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
all of these are terrific!
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