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Gollum and Turkish Law

This is from yesterday’s i newspaper, and would be funny if it wasn’t true: “He is shrivelled, slimy and will stop at nothing to lay his hands on a golden ring. But is Gollum a villain? The fate of a Turkish doctor hangs on the answer to that seemingly trivial question. Having shared a Facebook … Continue reading

A World of Monsters

This is a great selection of scary beasties from around the world, collected by the Oxford English Dictionary folk so you can trust their veracity. One problem – they claim the drop bear is a monster. It is not. Koalas live on eucalyptus leaves, nothing else, not even water, so in dry season they get … Continue reading