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Basketball was invented in 1891 by this guy, James Naismith: James was Canadian, which means that one of America’s favourite sports was invented by a country that was… not America. […]
Not sure if this is actually a word that exists, but Steve Neville (who took the brilliant photo below) has coined it to describe the below contraption and I demand […]
According to medical records, a 37-year-old man in Glasgow holds the record. He went to hospital complaining of “wavy” vision and terrible headaches. The doctors couldn’t find anything wrong with […]
pangram \PAN-gruhm\ , noun: A sentence, verse, etc., that includes all the letters of the alphabet. e.g. “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.”
Times were tough in Britain pre-1960s, it seems. I can only imagine the decades of tough police-crackdowns on citizens putting drink glasses to walls and the nationwide ban on cupping […]
28,000 miles per hour, aha!