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|25 April 2021|
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How to appreciate jazz without really trying.
File sharing is theft (read all the way through before you send me angry emails).
How to build a computer out of black holes.
Why is the sky blue?.
Does the Universe have granularity?.
You Know My Name (Look Up the Number).
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Did you know...
- ... that French singer-songwriter Françoise Hardy (pictured) was admired by musicians such as the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and Bob Dylan during the 1960s?
- ... that after he escaped from the high-security İmralı prison, Billy Hayes wrote a book about the escape that was later adapted into a film?
- ... that the theories of Swiss geographer Samuel Engel about an ice-free region near the North Pole led to a British expedition towards the North Pole in 1773?
- ... that despite going behind in less than one minute courtesy of an own goal, Blackpool secured a record sixth post-season final when they won the 2021 EFL League One play-off Final?
- ... that Three Notch Road, covering 233 miles (375 km) between Pensacola, Florida, and Fort Mitchell, Alabama, cost $1,130 to build?
- ... that Genoa honored Stefanina Moro, a teenage courier in the Italian resistance who was killed by Nazis, by naming a street after her?
- ... that Northampton Town manager Ian Atkins declared that the "whole town has gone barmy" after his side won the 1997 Football League Third Division play-off Final?
- ... that despite Beverly White's earlier opposition to abortion, she represented Planned Parenthood at the World Conference on Women, 1995?