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Mines

19th century mine workers aged 11 and 12 were known as 'red tips' because they sorted jagged pieces of coal until their fingers bled.

QI Daily | 9 January 2018

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Jokes

A 'babelavante' is an obsolete word meaning 'one who makes feeble jokes.'

QI Daily | 8 January 2018

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Hearing Devices

In 1959, about 50% of all transistor hearing aids were made as hearing glasses. Even people with perfect eyesight wore them.
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Ants

Brunei ants have guards who explode their own heads when threatened, leaving a sticky mess to slow down intruders.

QI Daily | 7 January 2018