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86%May 2018

Cleopatra lived closer in time to the Moon landing than ...

Thought-provoking fact: Cleopatra lived closer in time to the Moon landing than to the construction of the Great Pyramid of Giza.

86%Apr 2018

In 65 years, we've gone from the Wright brothers...

In 65 years, we've gone from the Wright brothers' first glider to putting a man on the moon.

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86%Apr 2018

Google was originally called BackRub

Larry Page and Sergey Brin's 1996 search engine was originally called BackRub.

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88%Mar 2018

We are just an advanced breed of monkeys...

We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the universe. That makes us something very special. Stephen Hawking, British theoretical physicist (1942 - 2018).

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86%Feb 2018

The smell of freshly cut grass comes from ...

Thought-provoking fact: The smell of freshly cut grass comes from the chemicals plants release when in distress.

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86%Feb 2018

The average cumulus cloud weighs about 100 elephants

According to scientists, the weight of the average cumulus cloud is 1.1 million pounds (500 metric tons), the equivalent of 100 African elephants.

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86%Jan 2018

Tragedy is a tool for the living to gain wisdom, not a guide by which to live

Tragedy is a tool for the living to gain wisdom, not a guide by which to live. Robert Kennedy, American politician (1925 - 1968)

86%Jan 2018

A joint EU army would show the world that there would never again be a war between EU countries

A joint EU army would show the world that there would never again be a war between EU countries. Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the EU Commission since 2014 (b. 1954).

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45%Dec 2017

Brexit is for the richest in our country...

Brexit is for the richest in our country: they can afford recessions. George Osborne, UK Chancellor of the Exchequer under David Cameron.

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86%Nov 2017

All the women on The Apprentice flirted with me...

All the women on The Apprentice flirted with me - consciously or unconsciously. That's to be expected. Donald Trump, American buisiness man and 45th POTUS (b. 1946).

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