Fact For The Day

WHERE does the term ‘blowing smoke up one’s arse’ come from? It’s very weird when you think about it.

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Ask the internet and it shall deliver

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Thanks internet!

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The Great Wall of China is not visible from space.

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That’s debatable. Lots of man made structures are visible from low-Earth orbit, but the conditions have to be perfect. So they’re often very difficult to see, but it’s not impossible.

With regards to the Great Wall of China specifically, China’s first man in space, Yang Liwei, famously reported that he couldn’t see it. However, crew members on the ISS (orbiting just above 400 km) have confirmed that it can be seen.

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Set your VPN to India and you can get Youtube Premium for about 60p per month.

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Assuming 60 mins per episode, the new Lord of the Rings series cost $1 million per minute.

Hope Lenny Henry got a decent slice of that!

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I can’t write in lowercase and absolutely hate writing the number 5. I’m not making this up. FACTS.

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Sheryl Lee Ralph who won an Emmy last night sang the absolute barnstorming In The Evening that got a reissue a week or two ago.

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