QI Daily | 26 May 2017

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QI Daily | 25 May 2017

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Plant Hunters

In Britain in the 13th century, only 140 species of plants were known.
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Shakespeare

200 billion atoms in your body once belonged to Shakespeare.

QI Daily | 24 May 2017

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Journalism

The first advertising jingles were written down in newspapers; readers were expected to sing them themselves.
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Living Statues

Antonia Santos, aka Staticman, holds the Guinness World Record for standing still for 20 hours, 11 minutes and 38 seconds in 2003.

QI Daily | 23 May 2017

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The Stone Age

30,000 years ago, European paleolithic people ate mammoth and fed reindeer to their dogs.
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Snails

Snails born in space walk in strange random patterns when placed in a tank.

QI Daily | 22 May 2017

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Dodos

The Dutch settlers name for the dodo was walgvogel, meaning ‘disgusting bird’.
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North Korea

Instead of Christmas, North Koreans celebrate the birthday of Kim Jong Il’s mother Kim Jong Suk.