From 6 December, the British comedian's iconic headgear will be on display in the V&A Museum
How the President's loyal pet met the same fate as his master
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The story behind the pirate radio station's name
From beards to urine, the rulers and governments of yore have enforced some pretty strange levies...
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The Napoleon myth busted
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The medical origins of the Great British Insult
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How ship-launching ceremonies have changed over the ages
A bluffer's guide to the political scandal that brought down a president
From antibiotics to viagra, you won't believe how many world-changing discoveries were made completely by accident...
How a drunken day at the races inspired a classic saying
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