QI Daily | 22 August 2018

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Charlie Chaplin

3623 Chaplin is an asteroid named in honour of Charlie Chaplin.

QI Daily | 20 August 2018

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Fruit Flies

If you deprive a fruit fly of sleep, it will try to catch up the next day.

QI Daily | 19 August 2018

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Midlife Crisis

Henry VIII was 35 when he chose to break with Rome, partly inspired by an affair with a younger woman.
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Santa Claus

According to tradition, St. Nicholas restored to life 3 small boys who had been cut up and pickled in a tub to be served as bacon.

QI Daily | 18 August 2018

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Stripes

A 2008 study found it is horizontal stripes, not vertical ones, which make the wearer appear slimmer.
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North Korea

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

QI Daily | 17 August 2018