The whole of the sun has only just been photographed at the same time. A difficult task, but it’s perhaps surprising that it hasn’t happened before. Source: An article in The Times, which is behind a paywall, but there are pictures and information here and here. Both sites are worth sticking in your favourites.
Even with five minutes added time, sometimes Manchester United just aren’t good enough. Source: Here. Sometimes it’s easier to come from behind against the top of the league than it is to keep a clean sheet against a mid-table side. Source: See above.
It’s hard to post a letter via airmail without being offered the chance to top up your pay as you go mobile phone or asked to switch landline provider. Source: Personal experience.
Lindsay Lohan is the new Bobby Moore. Source: Here for the star of Mean Girls and here for the World Cup Winning Captain. (Lohan has actually appeared in a film called Bobby, but that was a movie about the assassination of RFK rather than the bloke who starred alongside Sylvester Stallone and John Wark in Escape To Victory).
Award winning film director Andrea Arnold used to present 1980s Saturday morning kids TV show No 73. Source: Wikipedia, while trying to find the name of the front company used in the James Bond films (turns out it’s Universal Exports).
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