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Saturday, December 22, 2007

Things of Exhibition

Members of Turkish army's Special Forces perform in the air during the celebration of the 84th anniversary of the Turkish republic in Ankara on October 29.Members of Turkish army's Special Forces perform in the air during the celebration of the 84th anniversary of the Turkish republic in Ankara on October 29. Chosen as one of the most iconic pictures of 2007 by MSN UK News.
  1. There are 17 surviving versions of the Magna Carta - or 17 Magnae Cartae.
  2. In the mid-1980s a number of ships, containing enormous hoards of Chinese porcelain, gold and silver, were found by foreign treasure hunters. Their valuable cargoes were sold at auction houses in the West.
  3. Red was one of the predominant background colours of the internal walls of the houses of the ancient city of Pompeii.
  4. A website which facilitated the online exchange of films, music and TV programmes without permission has lost a US copyright case. The defendants' conduct of not handing over user data to the court was labelled "obstreperous" by the judge.
  5. There could be enough computing ability in just one brain cell to allow humans and animals to feel, a study suggests.
  6. The whale is descended from a raccoon-sized land-based mammal called the Indonyus.
  7. A giraffe's tongue can grow up to 45cm (18in) long.
  8. Food miles have become a burning issue in the British climate debate as campaigners call for people to eat more local food.
  9. Blood alcohol concentration does not decrease when you eat as well as drink.
  10. Nuclear waste doesn't go away.

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