"The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence."
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She had a photographic memory but never developed it
The Battle of Hastings didn’t take place in Hastings.
The famous Battle of Hastings actually took place 7 miles from Hastings in a town that is today known as Battle. Fitting, right?
Since 1945, all British tanks are equipped with tea-making facilities.
Before this time, British tank crews had to exit their armored vehicles when they wanted to make a quick coffee.
On the road to Caen in 1944, a German Tiger tanked ambushed and destroyed a parked column of almost thirty armored British vehicles in 15 minutes whilst the crew were having an impromptu tea break.
This made the British high command realize if tank crews could make a brew on the go, then they wouldn’t be susceptible to being caught with their pants down and their kettles out by the enemy.
So after this, the next British-designed battle tank, the Centurion, came with a boiler fitted to the interior powered by the tank’s electric circuits so the crew would never be short of a lovely warm cup of tea!
Within 3 days of release The Hunger Games has become the highest grossing film for production company Lionsgate.
Some Like It Hot, 1959
What is your favourite book?
Pennsylvania: Bingo is only for non-felons
Fool me once, shame on you: No person convicted of a felony may operate a Bingo game in Bensalem, Pennsylvania.
The potentially fatal brain mushroom is considered a delicacy in Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, and the upper Great Lakes region of North America.