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Crazy-but-true facts, peculiar occurrences, despicable crimes, bizarre records, unbelievable creatures, and many more shocking oddities.

Delving into the shocking side of pop culture, science, and history,’s Epic Book of Mind-Boggling Top 10 Lists offers a wealth of fascinating reading with over 200 lists and more than 2,000 interesting facts. Movie buffs will be surprised by the list of crazy movie plots that actually happened in real life and the top-ten films that accurately predicted the future. Celebrity gawkers will do a double take at the list of famous people with secret physical deformities as well as the numerous celebs who have killed someone. Music fans will be set straight by the list of rock ‘n’ roll urban legends that never happened, and literary buffs will cringe at the greatest writers who had crippling drug addictions. List after amazing list will keep readers enthralled, revealing the many entertaining aspects of this wonderful world: strange Civil War weapons, stupid criminals who were captured after butt-dialed the police, bizarre things you can buy from vending machines, and even sex toys with ridiculously ancient origins.

Jamie Frater

Jamie Frater was born in Naenae, a suburb of Lower Hutt, New Zealand, in 1974. He studied postgraduate music at the Royal College of Music in London, after which, due to an insatiable desire to share fascinating, obscure, and bizarre facts, he created where he presents a new top ten list every day. He has been a guest speaker on numerous national radio and television stations in the United States and Great Britain. Jamie now writes full-time for his California-based website from his home.

Ulysses Press