Since 1988, the Bathroom Readers' Institute has led the movement to stand up for those who sit down and read in the bathroom (and anywhere else, for that matter). Their crack staff works year-round to bring you the publishing industry's most absorbing anthologies of history, humor, origins, flops, fads, quotes, puzzles, kids' stuff, and more. Today, with more than 15 million books in print and a membership base topping 40,000 loyal readers, the movement began by Uncle John is stronger than ever. In fact, the "Uncle John's Bathroom Reader" series in the longest-running, most popular series of its kind in the world. 


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    What you never thought to do with those old CDs you have lying around

    Saddam Hussein revealed…and it's not pretty

    James Bond author Ian Fleming and his most titillating book titles

    The creepiest murderabilia that no one would want…except these people

    The origins of Project Gutenberg and its free e-books

    All-new editions of our most popular series, including Terrible Typos, Phrase Origins, and You Call This Art?

    Myths and facts about our friends—nos amis—the French

    The most horrifying things ever lost or found