Surprising and Shocking Fun Facts: This book will keep you entertained! You will discover fun and interesting facts you probably never knew existed! If you've ever shivered at the idea of eating tarantulas or wondered why medieval kings have such odd nicknames, you'll enjoy a trip around the world of weird facts with this fascinating book. From weird food to odd funeral customs, from explorers who got lost to misleading translations, the book contains hundreds of intriguing trivia facts. Maybe you want to impress your friends with a wealth of trivia - or maybe you're just fascinated by strange customs and odd traditions! This isn't just a round-up of odd facts - it's a treasury of enjoyable stories, some with a humorous turn or a twist in the tale. You'll be disgusted by some of the weird foods covered in the book - amused by Mark Thatcher, lost in the Sahara - captivated by the attempt to conquer the North Pole by balloon - and amazed by the way some Filipinos take their dead relatives out for a walk. We also introduce you to Columbus, the biggest failure ever, and the wonderfully named Ivailo the Cabbage, King of Bulgaria. You may not be able to get a degree in geography or history with these fun facts - degree courses would be a lot more fun if you could! But this book will take you on a trip around the world and through the centuries that is enthralling and never, ever dull. This book is full of fun and interesting facts and trivia! BONUS BOOK INCLUDED!