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Science or Fiction
British spies in WWI used semen as invisible ink, giving rise to the phrase, ‘Every man his own stylo.’
Henry VIII instituted a hair tax based on social standing, and failure to pay resulted in public head shaving.
The 1831 London Bridge was purchased by an American and moved to Arizona.
Skeptical Quote of the Week
‘It’s so important that we as skeptics and rationalists step up: when someone is in a bad place, it’s the responsibility of everyone who knows them – and even people who don’t know them – to watch their back. Because when I’m in that place myself, when I’m at my lowest ebb and feel as though reality offers no hope, I want there to be people who stop me walking – blinded by vulnerability – into an open manhole.’ - Michael Marshall