Uncle John’s is back with a new year of quirky factoids, odd anecdotes, bizarre history, and compulsively readable fun. For the 68% of all North Americans who admit to reading in the bathroom—why not learn something while you’re at it? Funny crime stories: Two men in England tried to break into a security company’s van. Unexpected gems: Did you know that America’s first Mardi Gras parade took place in Mobile, Alabama, in 1830? Plus, Thoughts for the Throne, Sunday Funnies, Bathroom Brainteasers, and Random Origins (including who coined the term “tater tots”)!