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27 April 2015Edit

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  • ... that the Grosvenor Picture Palace (pictured), built in 1913–15 in Manchester, was once the largest cinema in the United Kingdom outside of London, and is now a student pub called The Footage?
  • ... that in 2002, the Theta Land Corporation leased land along Panther Creek to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission for $1 per year?
  • ... that Rik Vercoe gunned down the world record at the 2014 London Marathon for the "fastest runner dressed as a cowboy" but was pipped to the post by the "fastest jockey"?
  • ... that the first part of Glee's two-part series finale, "2009", was initially announced as airing three weeks prior to the finale date?
  • ... that the investigative journalist David Marchant was responsible for exposing the Ponzi scheme at First International Bank of Grenada?
  • ... that the Espy Bog is the only site in Columbia County, Pennsylvania where organic soils have been observed?
  • ... that Bob Drury earned $20 for his first published news story?
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25 April 2015Edit

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24 April 2015Edit

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23 April 2015Edit

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  • ... that a church's 1510 spiral of justice (pictured) declares: "Justice suffered in great need. Truth is slain dead. Faith has lost the battle"?
  • ... that Rosina Heikel was the first woman from the Nordic countries to become a physician?
  • ... that people in China and Japan called Europe the Far West?
  • ... that his son's refusal to pay a hut tax led to the siege of Baphuthi chief Morosi on a mountaintop, culminating in his death and decapitation?
  • ... that the in-production Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur is the first of a planned six-film series?
  • ... that Australian rules footballer Ken Seymour unofficially equalled the Australian record for the 110-yard breaststroke during a trial swim?
  • ... that in many Greek restaurants in Greece, it is not considered impolite for guests to enter the kitchen to see what is cooking before ordering?
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20 April 2015Edit

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19 April 2015Edit

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18 April 2015Edit

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17 April 2015Edit

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  • ... that the Carolina wren (pictured) had its songs transcribed as names and phrases such as "sweet heart, sweet heart", "come to me, come to me", "sweet William", and "Richelieu, Richelieu"?
  • ... that Wei Heng, party chief of China's Shanxi province, committed suicide after being imprisoned and tortured by the Red Guards?
  • ... that the concept for the Chicken Salad Chick restaurant chain originated from one of its founders selling her chicken salad door-to-door?
  • ... that Jeannette Zarou performed the title role in the stage premiere of Healey Willan's opera Deirdre?
  • ... that five galaxy clusters within the Corona Borealis Supercluster are in the process of collapsing and merging to form a single massive cluster?
  • ... that basketball coach Jason Rabedeaux died the day after winning a game with the Saigon Heat?
  • ... that Tokyo File 212 was Hollywood's first feature film to be shot entirely in Japan?
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15 April 2015Edit

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11 April 2015Edit

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8 April 2015Edit

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