"Everything is flux" ~ Heraclitus
"There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen." ~ Lenin
Loch Ness contains more fresh water than all the lakes of England combined.
WD-40 is not patented as that would force the makers to reveal its formula.
One of the largest carp ever caught on record was done so using the ashes of the fisherman's deceased friend.
The Queen technically owns all of the swans in the Thames.
It is actually possible - but expensive - for commercial airliners to have parachutes for every single passenger.
Jawas speak Zulu sped up.
Glasnost's reforms unveiled so many cover ups in the Soviet Union that all history exams were cancelled in 1988.
British Columbia had a women's hockey team called the Fernie Swastikas. The team was formed in 1922 when the swastika held religious rather than hate-based significance.
"A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it a superficial appearance of being right and raises at first a formidable outcry in defence of custom. But the tumult soon subsides. Time makes more converts than reason." ~ Thomas Paine
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