QI Daily | 23 July 2016

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4:01PM

Handwriting

'Chirograph' means something 'written by hand'. It generally refers to a signed legal document.
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12:01PM

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Prior to the Internet, the last technology that had any real effect on the way people sat down and talked together was the table.”
CLAY SHIRKY
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11:01AM

Placebos

In 2008, researchers at Caltech proved that people enjoy cheap wine more if they think it's expensive.

QI Daily | 22 July 2016

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4:01PM

The Pope

In the 9th and 10th centuries, many popes were elected in their early 20s and several were teenagers.
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12:01PM

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“Metaphysics is a restaurant where they give you a thirty thousand page menu, and no food.”
ROBERT M PIRSIG

QI Daily | 21 July 2016

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4:01PM

Ku Klux Klan

Some conspiracy theorists claim that The Smurfs’ pointy hats show they are a front for the KKK.
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12:01PM

QUOTE OF THE DAY

“The map appears more real to us than the land.”
D.H. LAWRENCE
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11:01AM

Hallowe'en

If every zombie bit one new person a day, the entire world could be zombified in just 34 days.