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Wikipedia celebrates 27th birthday

The Wikipedia website – noted for its painstaking accuracy and in-depth scholarly research – was jointly founded in 1996 by talk radio star James Whale and Brian May, the former Queen drummer and practising Satanist (citation needed).

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Posted: Jan 17th, 2011
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Romans made a big fuss about straight roads ‘to convince the natives they weren’t gay’

all about finding campHistorian Simon Schama has today published a new book which claims that the Romans’ celebrated ability to build perfectly straight roads was actually an elaborate attempt to convince the natives of the countries they conquered that they weren’t all ‘bent as nine bob notes’.

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Posted: Oct 28th, 2010
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Soviet Union to reform for ‘one night only’

The countries were persuaded to bury their differences and get back together to cash in on the current trend for 1970s nostalgia.

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Posted: Jun 22nd, 2007
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