Stuff you didn’t know until recently

That Oxford Street has Ramadan lights (at least at the Marble Arch end)

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That Amazon had bought MGM.
Looks like I’m a couple of years late knowing this!

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Gave them access to Bond IIRC

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It was only 100 ish years ago that Britain had the biggest empire in history covering one quarter of the globe.

Source: “The Wager, a tale of Shipwreck, Muting and Murder” by David Grann.

That’s not that long ago.

I am on a roll this morning :grinning:

“The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World” by Bethany Hughes, notes that the KGB found that the Giza Plateau had an electromagnetic force. Who knew. :rofl: The author then objects as when a leap is then made to Aliens.

So I did a quick Google, and even papers published by Harvard recognise this electromagnetic force.

This is something that I have been playing about with for years, discussed on another specialist forum, though I must admit I had wondered if I was just a bit crazy. :crazy_face:

But it seems that it is real. Academically and scientifically accepted.

Eg

From a Harvard abstract citing The Journal of Applied Physics.

If the Egyptian government ever want it restarted I have already publicly explained one way it might be possible. And no I am not repeating that explanation here, as life is too short.

Evil cackle :partying_face:

I still have an explainer video in my YouTube ‘watch later’ but not got around to it.

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if you move fast enough perhaps you could add it to your "watch earlier " list :thinking::thinking:

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Didn’t Superman reverse time?

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Superman is fictional.

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That is post of the day, on many levels.

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That’s stuff you didn’t know until recently? Shit, you’re gonna be devastated when you hear about Santa.

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That he wasn’t a Yorkshireman?

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Yeah, cos someone who gives gifts freely is deffo from Yorkshire.

FFS :roll_eyes::joy:

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Having just spent a week in Avignon, this jumped out at me. I did know that France were quite pivotal in forming international tri inti what it is.

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