Today’s Trivia




Paris Hilton looks to have cost her family about USD4.8b because her grandfather was so embarrassed by her antics he has decided to donate most of the family fortune to the family charitable foundation rather than his heirs/heiresses. (source)


Scientologists appear to have set up a bizarre child labour compound in Australia. (source)


The US and Russia are both currently ranked ahead of England  by FIFA. (source)


It wasn’t until 2008 that a constitutional reform on Sark saw the end of the last feudal state in Europe. (source)


Up until about 12,000 years ago there was a species closely related to us living in relative isolation on an Indonesian island. They used fire and tools and stood about 3 feet tall. They were the longest lasting non-modern human, outliving the Neanderthals who died out around 24,000 years ago. (source)

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