Didn’t The Waterboys do a song about this?

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.

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Ferguson Can’t Always Get What He Wants

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.

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Post Offices are just bastards.

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.

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Does that make Paris Hilton Geoff Hurst?

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).

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Red Road, No. 73 and 007.

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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