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Fruit Flies

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

In the early nineteenth century, crimes punishable by death included ‘strong evidence of malice’ in children aged between seven and fourteen.

QI Daily | 16 April 2017

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Trousers

Trousers were outlawed in Rome in ad 397. The punishment for being caught with trousers (either up or down) was exile.
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Silence

The largest frog in the world, the Goliath frog of Cameroon is completely silent.

QI Daily | 15 April 2017

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Gold

A single ounce of gold can be beaten into a sheet covering nearly 100 square feet, or drawn out into 50 miles of gold wire.