The point on a mammal's back where it cannot reach to scratch is called the 'acnestis'.
EISENHOWERPresident Eisenhower had two pairs of pyjamas with the five stars of a general on... MORE
FATHER CHRISTMASAfter a debate at the 53rd annual Santa Claus Convention held in Copenhagen in July... MORE
DALLASNobody knows who Dallas is named after. George Mifflin Dallas, US Vice-President 1845-49, is possible... MORE
RUSSIAA kick-boxing school specifically for nannies opened in St Petersburg in 1997 in response to... MORE
EUROThe launch of the Euro in 2002 provoked varied reactions in different countries:
In Poland, two... MORE
AGATHOCLESAgathocles, the 'Tyrant of Syracuse', was the son of a potter. He is said to... MORE
PELICANUnder the London Royal and Other Parks and Gardens Regulations (1977), section 23, 'touching a... MORE
CAMBODIACambodia's first transvestite beauty contest was held in 2001, when a 19-year-old dancer from Phnom... MORE
UNDERWEARCommenting on the case of a man who put out a fire at a home... MORE
BRIDEGROOMThe bridegroom at a wedding in Turkey in August 2010 was arrested after he shot... MORE
300300 is the Dewey Decimal Classification for books on the social sciences, sociology and anthropology.
PERCEVALSpencer Perceval was the only British prime minister to be assassinated. He was shot by... MORE
PARKINSONThe English apothecary and surgeon James Parkinson, after whom Parkinson's disease is named, was born... MORE
KARAOKEThe word 'karaoke' comes from a Japanese phrase meaning 'empty orchestra'. In 2009, Kim Sun... MORE
WALLYThe first Where's Wally book was published on Friday September 21, 1987.
As part of Wally's... MORE
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