Leave it to Uncle John to find a new way to make history fun and exciting! This quirky collection of lists is the latest volume in the 'Bathroom Reader' 's best-selling history series. These 508 pages will breathe life into history's most famous (and most unusual) stories. From the Stone Age to the Internet Age, some quick takes on must-know topics that will reveal the surprising connections among history's greatest - and strangest - events. History buffs, trivia hounds, and readers looking for an educational snack will love this fun format. Here's what you'll find in this great book: * 2 famous pioneering trails * 3 one-armed men who lent a hand * 4 famous folks who literally died laughing * 5 horrifying medieval punishments * 6 photographic firsts * 7 hotel rooms where history was made * 8 disgusting secret ingredients * 9 famous trains * 10 places you can't go * 11 disasters that changed the world * 12 fast food firsts And much, much more!