Did you know founding father Thomas Jefferson's grandson was an ax murderer? Or that a good laugh can cure a bad stomachache? Nicholas Belardes has been called a "bizarre fact hunter" and "master of the last thing you need to know." An academic in anomaly, Belardes knows more secret lore than all the National Treasure movies combined, and digs up mind-boggling scientific oddities that would drive Darwin mad. Pore over the puzzle of Alice in Wonderland syndrome, explore the geographic mysteries of Hell Town and the hungry denizens of the Cannibal Islands, and uncover the prophecies of the mysterious Mothman. A People's History of the Peculiar is teeming with astounding trivia and will satisfy your curiosity better than any Internet binge.
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