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
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...
The Napoleon myth busted
The medical origins of the Great British Insult
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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