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After noticing that the Queen…

After noticing that the Queen washed up bare-handed, Margaret Thatcher sent her rubber gloves for Christmas.

In the time it takes The Proclaimers…

In the time it takes The Proclaimers to sing I'm Gonna Be (500 miles), the International Space...

When Monty Python toured the US…

When Monty Python toured the US and were asked to trash a hotel suite for publicity, Michael...

The first passport-holders…

The first passport-holders had to give written descriptions of themselves instead of photos. Almost everyone described their...

The hottest place on Earth…

The hottest place on Earth lost the title it had held for 90 years in 2012, when...

Ping-pong balls…

Ping-pong balls were made larger to make the sport better for TV.

The surface area of a cat…

The surface area of a cat, including each hair of its fur, is 100 times that of...