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Our brand new book Funny You Should Ask... Again: More of Your Questions Answered by the QI Elves is out now! ๐Ÿ“•๐Ÿ“•๐Ÿ“• Available in hardback, e-book and audiobook with a fabulous foreword by @ZoeTheBall. Get yours at qi.com/fysa2
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Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking. ALBERT EINSTEIN
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The pathologist who performed the autopsy on Albert Einstein stole his brain and kept it in a mason jar for twenty-three years.
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Although Mercury is closer to the sun, Venusโ€™s dense atmosphere makes it hotter by about 40ยฐC on average. Image: Kevin M. Gill, CC BY 2.0
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Vampire bats lap blood rather than suck it โ€“ their saliva contains an enzyme called draculin to prevent the blood clotting. Image: Mokele, CC BY 3.0
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QI Advent Calendar Day Four. ๐ŸŽ„
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For more QI facts, check out our new book Funny You Should Ask Again: More of Your Questions Answered by the QI Elves at qi.com/fysa2 ๐ŸŽ
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Fifteen minutes to go until festive QI on @BBCTwo! #Noel #QI
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Something to think about when you put your Christmas decorations up. #QI ๐ŸŽ„
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QI Advent Calendar Day Three. ๐ŸŽ„
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Silverfish drink by sucking in moist air through their rectums. Image: Christian Fischer, CC BY-SA 3.0
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Tonight at 10pm on @BBCTwo we'll be getting festive with our Series N NOEL episode, starring Sandi, Alan, @joshwiddicombe, @RealMattLucas and @SusanCalman! #QI
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๐Ÿšจ STOP THE TIMELINE๐Ÿšจ The Ultimate Guide to No Such Thing As A Fish is now available TO ALL! Missed out on 50 pages of fishy fun at #NerdImmunity? Need perfect presents for nerdy loved ones? @andrewhunterm & Anna can attest we have the answer here: nosuchthingasafish.com/guide
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Our winning contestant from today's episode of The Tournament gave a speech at the end of the programme that we wanted to share with you. Posted with permission, contains spoilers. #TheTournament @AlexScott
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In Baden-Powell's Scouting for Boys (1908), there are tips for dealing with dead bodies, mad dogs and โ€˜self-abuseโ€™.
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Today's episode of The Tournament goes out at the slightly earlier time of 1:45pm on @BBCOne. ๐Ÿ“บ Everyone on the production team agreed it was one of our favourite episodes of the series so be sure to join @AlexScott and our eight quizzers on the run! ย #TheTournament
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A thoroughbred foal can only be registered if its parents were observed mating in the natural manner (artificial insemination is not allowed).
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